New LAPD chief’s command staff takes shape with few surprises; Robert Arcos to lead patrol operations

Posted on July 7, 2018 by in POLICE

July 06--Just over a week after becoming chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, Michel Moore has appointed his new command staff, opting for stability over major change. Robert Arcos, one of three finalists for chief...

ICE protesters clash with Atlanta police during immigration march; 6 arrested

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 06--Six people were arrested when a group of 30 to 50 protesters clashed with officers Wednesday night during an immigration march from Woodruff Park to Centennial Olympic Park, an Atlanta police spokesman said.

Opinion: Police could fear us more than we fear them

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 05--A routine traffic stop can go wrong in an instant. A driver was speeding, maybe just five or 10 miles over the limit, and is now pulled over on the side of the road as a police officer approaches the driver-side door. A gun is pointed... fired...

Investigator sought evidence in 1967’s ‘Lost Colony Murder.’ Here’s what he found.

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 06--The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation has hit a dead end in its search for DNA evidence in the July 1967 "Lost Colony Murder." Tony Cummings, a cold-case detective working for the SBI in Eastern North Carolina...

California’s sanctuary laws at a glance

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 05--A lawsuit filed against California by the U.S. Justice Department sought to overturn three California laws, all passed in 2017, on the grounds that they interfere with federal immigration enforcement.

2 dead, 9 injured in Philly shootings

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 05--In just more than 12 hours, at least 11 people were shot across Philadelphia, with two killed and nine injured. No arrests have been made in any of the shootings, which happened from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

Gov. Mark Dayton declares emergency in 36 storm-damaged Minnesota counties

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 06--Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday in dozens of counties swamped by torrential rains, flash flooding and high winds. "These severe summer storms, which began on June 9, 2018, have caused significant flooding a

Marijuana festivals, and businesses that benefit from them, are hurting now that cannabis is legal in California

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 05--Marijuana festival organizers were banking on this to be their biggest year yet, now that recreational cannabis is legal in California and the state is legitimizing such events by licensing them for the first time.

Report on lethal domestic violence highlights vulnerability of elderly couples

Posted on July 6, 2018 by in POLICE

July 05--A new report on lethal domestic violence incidents in Santa Clara County last year has authorities placing focus on elderly couples whose risk may be overlooked because of affluence or lack of obvious signs of marital instability.

Homicide suspect was released from prison eight days before killing

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--The man accused of killing a Eugene resident before being shot and wounded by police on Saturday had been released from prison just eight days before the incident, according to state and local public records.

Friends remember fallen NY Trooper Clark

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--CORNING -- Trooper Nicholas F. Clark, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Monday morning while responding to a domestic incident on Welch Road, was the kind of person that would do anything to help anyone, according to friends.

Human trafficking larger issue than many realize

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--ALBANY -- In an ongoing effort to combat a crime considered by law enforcement officials to be particularly malicious and pervasive, human trafficking, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced this week the 2018 anti-human traffic

Texas Rangers investigating Brownsville shooting

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting that left a Brownsville police officer and another man injured. Authorities report the officer was responding to an aggravated robbery when he exchanged gunfire with

Texas Rangers investigating Brownsville shooting

Posted on July 5, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting that left a Brownsville police officer and another man injured. Authorities report the officer was responding to an aggravated robbery when he exchanged gunfire with

Help is Out There for the Suicidal

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Suicide is reaching historically – and tragically – high rates, and law enforcement has always had statistically higher rates than that of the general public; the thought that the statistical leaps could be mirrored among cops is alarming.

9-Day Operation Nets 62 Arrests for Methamphetamine

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 02--NCW -- Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies made 62 arrests over nine days in June and seized about 180 grams of methamphetamine and $2,000 in counterfeit currency during what's been dubbed "Operation Hopscotch." Led

Officers Trained for Solo Response to Active Shooter

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--A quarter of Enid Police Department's officers attended training Tuesday in Solo Response to an Active-Shooter situation. Nationally renowned instructor Chuck Haggard, a 28-year veteran of Topeka (Kan.) Police Department, came to

Virtual crime scene gives students hands-on training without the risk

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 03--Vince Zamora placed an evidence marker on the floor of a bathroom in a retirement home. Someone had stolen a painting from a resident's room, and Zamora's job was to examine and collect the evidence from the scene. But as Zam

Lawsuit: Madera police kill man holding a stick. Police say he had machete, shovel handle

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 03--A federal civil rights lawsuit says Madera police officers shot and killed a mentally ill man who was merely holding a stick. But police said Sergio Valdovinos, 31, was armed with a machete, a large shovel handle and a makeshift s

Viral Video of L.A. Woman’s Arrest Sparks Cyber Rage

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--A viral video of several Los Angeles police officers training their firearms on an unarmed woman drew fierce criticism online Monday, but police and prosecutors said Tuesday that the footage actually depicted the arrest of one of three

‘Operation Spartanburg’ Nets 36 Sex Offenders

Posted on July 4, 2018 by in POLICE

July 04--The U.S. Marshals Service, the S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services and the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office spent more than 200 man hours the last week of June targeting non-compliant sex offenders and probation

‘Abolish ICE” New Political Battle Cry

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in POLICE

'Abolish ICE' goes from fringe issue to progressive rallying cry

Lack of Resources Limits Border Enforcement

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in POLICE

If immigration officials can’t legally separate children from their families, adults can’t automatically be criminalized and taken to jail. There aren’t enough detention facilities for immigrant offenders to begin with, or enough immigration judges...

Navy Vet Dies After Police Shooting

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Man shot by Portland State campus police died from gunshot wound to torso

San Francisco ICE Office Gets ‘Occupied’

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in POLICE

'Occupy' movement comes to San Francisco office of ICE

Woman Shot After Trying To Run Over Police

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Woman shot by Tarrant police after trying to run over officer following chase, chief says

NY State Trooper Fatally Shot

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

NY State Police Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed after responding to a suicidal person call in the early hours of Monday, July 2, 2018.

First responders talk firework safety

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

June 29--Columbus law enforcement officials are reminding residents to be mindful of others and their own safety as the Fourth of July draws closer. In the spirits of celebrating the nation's Independence Day, community members are permitt

DNR warns about boating under the influence this summer

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

June 30--SOCIAL CIRCLE -- With the Fourth of July holiday drawing closer, Georgia Department of Natural Resources game wardens across the state are conducting heightened enforcement targeting boating under the influence as part of the national

Two dozen alleged MS-13 gang members indicted in federal court

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

July 01--Two dozen members of the MS-13 gang have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to participate in racketeering related to murders, kidnapping, extortion and money laundering that the gang carried out from 2015 until 2017, feder

10,000-strong demonstrate against Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

June 30--Thousands gathered at the SeaTac Federal Detention Center on Saturday, protesting President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has led to heated criticism from mayors, governors and citizens. Sgt. Cindy Samp

EDITORIAL: We mourn the industry family members we lost Thursday

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

June 30--Those of us who make our living with words don't have any that are sufficient enough to express our grief after five people were killed Thursday in the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland. Shock? Sadness? Horror? Nothi

Staying Fit In Retirement

Posted on July 2, 2018 by in POLICE

If you think you’re going to be frail and fragile, it may become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Board Reviewing Baltimore Police Detective’s Death Plans to Issue Findings Next Month

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

An independent panel tasked with investigating the death of Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter said Thursday it will issue its final report at the end of July.

Suspect Sought After Assaulting Tennessee Police Officer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Joseph Ray Perkins is on the run after assaulting a police officer in Tennessee.

Suspect Sought After Assaulting Tennessee Police Officer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Joseph Ray Perkins is on the run after assaulting a police officer in Tennessee.

Video Shows Georgia Police Officers Find Missing Girl

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A 2-year-old girl reported missing early Wednesday morning was found safe in the woods.

Video Shows Dramatic Rescue of Missing 2-Year-Old Girl in Georgia

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Dramatic bodycam footage shows police officers rescuing a 2-year-old girl in the woods near her home in Port Wentworth, Georgia.

Former Pound Pup Becomes Texas Police K-9

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Max was dropped off in the middle of the night at a shelter before the staff soon realized, he had some talent.

911 Call of Man Clinging to Car Hood: ‘Someone’s Trying to Steal My Car’

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

The 911 call made from a South Florida man desperately hanging from the hood of a car speeding at 70 miles an hour has been released.

911 Call of Man Clinging to Car Hood: ‘Someone’s Trying to Steal My Car’

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

The 911 call made from a South Florida man desperately hanging from the hood of a car speeding at 70 miles an hour has been released.

More Details Released in Targeted Mass Shooting at Maryland Newspaper Office

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Officials say that Jarrod W. Ramos, who had a long-standing grudge against the Capital Gazette, busted into the newsroom in Annapolis with a shotgun Thursday afternoon, killing five people.

Houston Police Officer Uses PIT Maneuver to Stop Fleeing Driver

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A Houston officer crashed a police cruiser Wednesday morning after using a controversial pursuit tactic to stop a stolen vehicle in Simonton.

New LAPD Chief Promises ‘Compassion and Partnership’

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

New Los Angeles Police Chief Michael Moore said in his swearing-in speech that his goals will include deepening the community’s trust in the LAPD as well as listening to the concerns of the department’s 10,000 sworn officers and 3,000 civilian employees.

Motion Alleges ‘Public Execution’ of Indicted Chicago Police Officer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A long-sealed motion by indicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke seeks to move his trial for the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald outside Cook County.

Video: Lightning Strikes Near Florida Police Officer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

An Apopka police officer got quite a scare when lightning struck near his patrol car Tuesday night.

Suspect Sought After Shots Fired at Pennsylvania Police Officer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Penn Hills police are looking for a man who was breaking into cars on Hebron Drive early Thursday and shot at a police officer who approached him.

NYPD Investigating Whether Officers Helped Dying Police Explorer

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

The NYPD is looking into allegations that officers failed to immediately help Police Explorer Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, who was stabbed to death in a case of mistaken identity.

Suspect in California Cold Case Slaying Kills Himself as Deputies Arrive

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in POLICE

The suspect in a gruesome 1974 cold case slaying killed himself Thursday -- the same day that Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant on a property in San Jose.

Shooting Reported at Maryland Newspaper Building

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Anne Arundel County Police confirmed there was an "active shooter" at the building where the Capital Gazette newspaper’s offices are located Thursday afternoon.

Multiple Fatalities Reported in Shooting at Maryland Newspaper Building

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Five are dead and several others are “gravely injured” after a shooting at the Capital Gazette.

Body Camera Footage Captures Chaos During New Jersey Mass Shooting

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Terrified festivalgoers scrambled for safety when bullets rang out at a Trenton arts show earlier this month in a shooting that injured 22 people and left a suspected gunman dead.

Kansas Police Officers Help Rescue Woman From Burning Vehicle

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Topeka police officers and firefighters freed a woman trapped inside her burning, overturned vehicle before it became fully engulfed in flames Wednesday morning.

Motorcyclist Killed, Florida Deputy Injured in Crash

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a Manatee County deputy's cruiser.

After Losing His Leg in Crash, LAPD Officer Returns to Work With Prosthetic

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Los Angeles Police Officer Nick Wiltz is back in uniform and back to full duty after he nearly lost his life in a crash two years ago.

Michigan Troopers Save Woman Who OD’d Behind Wheel of Moving Vehicle

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Two Michigan State Police are being hailed as heroes after a medical emergency on I-696 put a motorist and troopers in extreme danger.

Sugar-Craving Squirrel Steals Cop’s Doughnut and Runs Away

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

When an Alaska police officer's doughnut vanished, he went in search of a thief and found one.

Fentanyl-Laced Flyers Placed on Texas Sheriff’s Vehicles

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

A sergeant with the Harris County Sheriff's Office was hospitalized Tuesday after coming in contact with a fentanyl-laced paper flyer.

New LAPD Chief Sworn In

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Michel Moore, who has held a variety of high-level positions during his nearly four-decade tenure at the Los Angeles Police Department, was confirmed and sworn in Wednesday as the agency’s 57th chief.

Federal Hate Crime Charges for Driver in Deadly Car Attack at Charlottesville Rally

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

The Department of Justice on Wednesday issued hate crime charges against the man accused of killing a woman after he drove his car through a crowd standing against the hate-filled undertones of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville last summer.

LAPD Releases Video of Officer-Involved Shooting

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

The Los Angeles Police Department released video this week of an officer-involved shooting.

Judge Overturns Missouri Trooper’s Firing

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A Cole County judge has ruled that the head of the Missouri Highway Patrol did not have the authority to fire trooper Anthony Piercy and sent the case back to the agency for consideration of a new, lesser punishment.

Woman Attacks California Police Officer, K-9

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

A 34-year-old woman was arrested early Wednesday in Palo Alto after leading police on a chase, punching an officer and fleeing after an officer deployed a Taser.

New York Police Officer Eavesdrops on Train, Makes Arrest

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

A conversation overheard on a Long Island Rail Road train led to the arrest of a passenger on charges of possession of a loaded handgun.

Retiring Police Chief Charlie Beck Has Evolved With the LAPD

Posted on June 28, 2018 by in POLICE

During his tenure, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck implemented major changes, equipping his 10,000 officers with body cameras and training them to defuse encounters without using deadly force.

South Carolina Police Officer Wounded in Ambush Was Likely Hit by Friendly Fire

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities say York Sgt. Kyle Cummings was likely hit by a round from another officer during the ambush attack in January that left Sgt. Mike Doty dead and two other officers wounded.

FBI Report: Mass Shooters Obtain Guns Legally

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A new FBI study of active shooters over a 13-year period reveals that the majority used legally purchased guns, have a history with the site that they attack.

Woman Punches Teen, Bites South Carolina Deputy

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A South Carolina woman is charged with assaulting a teenager at a neighborhood pool, then assaulting deputies when they went to arrest her.

South Carolina Deputy Exposed to Hepatitis-C During Attack by Man He Was Trying to Save

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Richland County Sheriff's Deputy Gregory Parker was exposed to Hepatitis-C after being attacked by the man he was trying to save from a drug overdose.

Massachusetts Troopers Charged With Stealing Government Funds

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Three Massachusetts State Police troopers, 2 retired and one suspended, have been arrested on charges of theft of government funds in connection with no-show overtime shifts.

NYPD Officer Gets Eight Years in Prison

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

An NYPD cop convicted of delivering cocaine and pot for side cash in what she came to learn was an undercover Internal Affairs Bureau sting was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday — the minimum she could have faced.

L.A. Visit by Attorney General Sparks Downtown Protest, Arrests

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday dismissed critics of the Trump administration’s immigration policies as open-borders advocates during a speech in downtown Los Angeles that drew hundreds of protesters.

Pennsylvania Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Fleeing Teen Charged With Criminal Homicide

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld, who shot and killed Antwon Rose II, an unarmed teenager fleeing a police stop, has been charged with criminal homicide.

Man With Dark Past Tries to Halt Gun Violence in Detroit

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Ray Winans works for a program started two years ago at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital aimed at breaking a cycle of violence that dates back decades.

He Bleeds Blue so I Do Too

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

People disdain my partner for what he does for a living. He upholds his end of the social contract they have given him and for that many would see him dead. I can’t change that. But, what I can do is proudly stand with him and my entire police family.

Video of Police Dog Performing CPR On Handler Goes Viral

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A Madrid police video shows an agent falling before the dog practiced the lifesaving action in a "master way" by running over and jumping up and down on the man's chest.

Officer Fired After Pulling Over Daughter’s Boyfriend’s Car

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

An Ohio police officer has been fired after he detained his daughter’s boyfriend during a traffic stop.

Florida Deputy Jumps on Alligator’s Back to Capture It During Mating Season

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A Florida deputy who captured the gator used to work for Florida, Fish and Wildlife, and those skills came in handy when the animal was found under a car in an Applebee's parking lot.

Cleveland Officers Told to Stop Taking Suspects to Jail on Behalf of Other Agencies

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

The Cleveland police department has ordered its officers to no longer take suspects to jail on behalf of other police agencies in order to avoid paying new fees to Cuyahoga County.

Man Accused of Hiring Hitman to Kill Houston Police Officer

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A Houston business owner was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly hired a hitman to kill a police officer who gave him too many nuisance tickets.

NYPD Commissioner Defends Sex Crimes Unit Amid Scathing Report

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

The NYPD contends it has enough investigators to handle sex crimes across the city, contesting a scathing Department of Investigation report that the department’s special victims unit is badly understaffed and inexperienced.

Two California Sheriff’s Investigators Survive Potentially Deadly Fentanyl Exposure

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Two undercover Alameda County sheriff’s investigators survived what could have been a fatal overdose of fentanyl last week following an accidental exposure while on duty.

Surveillance Video Shows Slain NYPD Explorer Trying to Hide From Attackers

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

New security video shows slain NYPD Explorer Lesandro Guzman-Feliz trying in vain to hide from his machete-wielding attackers in a bodega moments before he was dragged to his death.

Video: Connecticut Trooper Stops Stolen Vehicle

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A newly released dashcam video shows a Connecticut State Police trooper making the right decisions to help stop a stolen vehicle pursuit.

ICE Agent Accused of Assaulting Lawyer

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A Kansas City immigration lawyer claims she was shoved to a concrete sidewalk by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer early Tuesday and physically separated from a 3-year-old boy she was reuniting with his Honduran mother to be deported.

Federal Judge Says ‘A Great Deal of Progress’ Made on Ferguson Consent Decree

Posted on June 27, 2018 by in POLICE

After residents complained in court Tuesday about the pace of changes under the 2016 Ferguson consent decree, a federal judge here said that she understood the frustration but was seeing “a great deal of progress.”

Pennsylvania Trooper Recalls Efforts to Save Dying Colleague

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Trooper Ryan Seiple testified in court about the frantic efforts to save Cpl. Seth Kelly by cinching a tourniquet onto his thigh, where a bullet had severed his femoral artery.

Chicago Police K-9 Sniffs Out More Than $10 Million of Pot

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

A police dog sniffed out more than $10 million of pot and other cannabis products after Chicago Police pulled over a vehicle Thursday in Midlothian.

Study: Police Killings Strain Mental Health of Entire Black Community

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

When an unarmed black American dies at the hands of police, black Americans who don’t even know the victim report distress, anxiety and depression, creating a national mental health.

New York State Police Trooper Uses OnStar to Halt Pursuit

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

A 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy from Syracuse were arrested early Monday after OnStar shut off a car they're accused of stealing in Elbridge.

Florida Police Chief Says That Shootings May be Connected

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Police believe there may be a common thread in a string of shootings that have rocked Miami Gardens over the past two weeks.

New Hampshire Police Officer Saves Life of Boy Pinned Under Rocks

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Portsmouth Police Officer T.J. Potter, who was once a stonemason, helped save the life of a 2-year-old boy who became pinned under a stone slab that pressed against his skull Friday.

New Hampshire Police Officer Saves Life of Boy Pinned Under Rocks

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Portsmouth Police Officer T.J. Potter, who was once a stonemason, helped save the life of a 2-year-old boy who became pinned under a stone slab that pressed against his skull Friday.

Texas Police Officer Injured, Suspect Dead After Pursuit

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

None of the Mesquite police officers were shot, however, one was taken to a local hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

Texas Police Officer Injured, Suspect Dead After Pursuit

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

None of the Mesquite police officers were shot, however, one was taken to a local hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

Three Dead, At Least 36 Wounded by Gunfire in Chicago

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Nearly 40 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, including five in an attack after a party in Bronzeville, according to police.

Three Dead, At Least 36 Wounded by Gunfire in Chicago

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Nearly 40 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, including five in an attack after a party in Bronzeville, according to police.

Woman Steals From Fundraiser for Fallen Massachusetts Police Officer

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

A Hyannis woman was caught on camera absconding with a sports-themed gift basket donated in slain Yarmouth K-9 Sgt. Sean Gannon’s name to a silent auction held Friday night.

In Opioid Crisis, Schools Are On The Front Lines

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

While public health workers scramble to stem adult addictions, less visible have been the reverberations downstream — that is, on addicts' children, in school.

Miami Gardens Police Chief: ‘We Want A Safer Community’

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Since Father’s Day there has been a wave of shootings in Miami Gardens that have claimed four lives.

Massachusetts Police Dog Finds Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

A Marshfield police officer and his dog put their five-year-long teamwork to the test when a woman with Alzheimer's vanished from her home.

Minnesota Officers Buy Lemonade From 9-Year-Old Boy Who Says His Money Was Stolen

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

When a 9-year-old called the cops after older kids made off with earnings from his lemonade stand, local authorities were happy to do what they could to help, including replacing the stolen money and supporting his small business.

Suspects Arrested in Slaying of NYPD Explorer

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Officials said six suspects in the murder last Wednesday of 15-year-old NYPD Explorer Lesandro Guzman-Feliz are expected to face an extradition hearing in New Jersey on Tuesday.

NYPD Cop-Killer Granted Parole After 44 Years in Prison

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Robert Hayes, who was convicted in the 1974 of shooting and killing of Transit Officer Sidney Thompson in 1973, was granted release on June 12 by the Board of Parole.

Orlando Police Officer Breathing on His Own After Being Shot in The Head

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia, who was shot in the head and critically injured nearly two weeks ago, is breathing on his own.

Supreme Court Clears Way for Deputy to be Sued in Shooting of Boy With Pellet Gun

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed parents to press ahead with a lawsuit against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed their 13-year-old son who was walking on a sidewalk carrying a plastic pellet gun.

San Jose Officers Union Wants Police Auditor Ousted

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

After spending the past month denouncing his fitness for the job, the San Jose police union is formally seeking to oust Independent Police Auditor Aaron Zisser over an annual report that made “misleading” claims about racial disparities in use of force.

Driver Deliberately Struck Family Riding on Bike Path

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

A driver made a U-turn, crossed a lane of traffic and a grassy easement then sped up and deliberately slammed into a father and his two young sons as they rode down a bike path.

Former Massachusetts State Police Payroll Director Pleads Guilty to Stealing $23,900 From Agency

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

The former Massachusetts State Police payroll director who was suspended amid theft allegations pleaded guilty to a larceny over $250 charge in Framingham District Court and will pay back all of the stolen money.

Michigan Sheriff’s K-9 Remembered as Loyal, Brave Public Servant

Posted on June 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement officials are mourning the loss of one of their own following the death of Muskegon County Sheriff K-9 Deputy Rex.

Maine Sheriff’s Deputy Was Down on the Ground When He Was Fatally Shot

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Somerset County sheriff’s Deputy Cpl. Eugene Cole was on the ground when John D. Williams shot and killed him, an affidavit filed in support of a search warrant revealed.

Maine Sheriff’s Deputy Was Down on the Ground When He Was Fatally Shot

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in Uncategorized

Somerset County sheriff’s Deputy Cpl. Eugene Cole was on the ground when John D. Williams shot and killed him, an affidavit filed in support of a search warrant revealed.

July Fourth Holiday Is One of The Deadliest Holiday Weekends

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

1st responders know all too well that the Fourth of July holiday weekend is one of the deadliest holidays in the United States. This year the holiday weekend is a whopping five days, July 3 to July 8, and officers will see the worst of it. Dangers abound.

Ohio Police Identify Officer Killed in Hit-and-Run

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Mentor Police Officer Mathew Mazany was killed in an early Sunday morning hit-and-run crash.

California Firefighter Killed, Another Wounded in Shooting at Senior Care Facility

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A shooting at a Long Beach senior living facility left one firefighter dead and a second wounded.

Two Brothers Plead Guilty to Killing Philadelphia Police Officer

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Two brothers accused of fatally shooting a Philadelphia police officer during a 2015 robbery in a North Philadelphia video game store pleaded guilty to their crimes Monday morning.

Mexican Town’s Entire Police Force Arrested After Mayoral Candidate’s Murder

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

The entire police force of a Mexican town has been arrested after suspicions around the death of a candidate running for mayor.

Get an Every Day Carry Knife

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

If you don't already have an everyday carry knife, get one. It's not only Gibbs Rule #9, but it's a darn good idea to have this utility tool available.

Review: The Coast PM500R Work Light

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

For Law Enforcement, the PM500R is a versatile utility light. It has rubber feet that keep it stable on most surfaces. It makes a good work light for developing prints, gathering evidence, and accident reconstruction at night.

Fear From Different Perspectives

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

How can a suspect’s fear against “police violence” be understandable but an officer’s fear unreasonable?

Celebs, Suicides, and Warnings to the Rest of Us

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

The suicide of a celebrity is a stark reminder of how fragile life is and how even those who seem to have it all are vulnerable to a tortured mind. They can also remind us of our own fragility, and that of those around us, and offer the opportunity to ch

WatchGuard Holds Open House at New Headquarters

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

If WatchGuard cares this much about maintaining the happiness and morale of its employees, I can only imagine the amount of effort that goes in to their product.

New Austin Police Chief Sworn In

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

After more than a year and a half as Austin Police Department's interim chief, Brian Manley officially took on the role permanently during a swearing-in ceremony Friday afternoon.

Baltimore Police Detective Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Former Baltimore Police Detective Daniel Hersl was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in the litany of crimes perpetrated by the Gun Trace Task Force, a rogue unit of plain clothes police officers.

Video Shows California Police Arrest Woman

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Humboldt State University is investigating the now-viral video of a woman’s arrest after it was posted to Facebook.

Ohio Police Officer Killed in Hit-and-Run

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Mentor police have a person in custody in connection with an early morning Sunday hit-and-run crash that killed one of its officers.

North Carolina Police Officer Killed in Crash

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Rocky Mount Police Officer Christopher Driver died in a crash while on duty Saturday night.

Two San Diego Police Officers Wounded; Suspect Dead

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A man in an eastern San Diego condominium was killed when he opened fire on police officers and firefighters late Saturday, wounding two officers.

New Jersey Police Officer Stabbed; Suspect Shot Dead

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A man was shot dead in Atlantic City on Friday night by a police officer he had allegedly stabbed during an investigation of an unrelated hit-and-run accident.

NYPD Explorer Stabbed to Death

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Fifteen-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was stabbed in the neck outside a Bronx bodega on the night of June 20.

Video: Florida Police K-9 Wrestles Gun From Suspect

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

K-9 Foster, the newest member of the Pensacola Police Department, is being credited with saving the lives of several police officers and an armed suspect.

Suspect in Killing of Two Kansas Deputies Charged With Capital Murder

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark A. Dupree said Friday that his office has charged Antoine Fielder with two counts of capital murder in the shooting deaths of two sheriff’s deputies while they were transporting Fielder after a court hearing.

Dallas Police Chief Criticized Over Magazine Profile

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata said he found Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall's lack of candor to be unfortunate for a chief who will have to hold officers accountable for screwing up or being dishonest.

Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant to Obtain Cellphone Tracking Records

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The justices, by a 5-4 vote, said the 4th Amendment protects the data from being searched without a warrant, even though these records are collected and held by a private company.

No Federal Money for Arming Teachers

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The Department of Homeland Security would not be able to use two big federal grant programs to pay for arming teachers, thanks to a provision tucked into House legislation that quietly passed this week.

Victimology & Bullying Survey

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The end goal is to ascertain if there is any connection between a societal shift toward pacifism and the perception of being the victim of bullying.

Victimology & Bullying Survey

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The end goal is to ascertain if there is any connection between a societal shift toward pacifism and the perception of being the victim of bullying.

Florida Deputy Shot At During Pursuit Says He’s Lucky to Be Alive

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

An already unbelievable police chase turned even more chaotic when authorities say a suspect opened fire on Martin County Sheriff's Deputy Gavin Werner.

Florida Deputy Shot At During Pursuit Says He’s Lucky to Be Alive

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

An already unbelievable police chase turned even more chaotic when authorities say a suspect opened fire on Martin County Sheriff's Deputy Gavin Werner.

San Francisco Police Pushing ‘De-Escalation’ Tactics

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

San Francisco police are now using de-escalation tactics in some tricky situations. The city recently honored officers who helped bring dangerous confrontations to a peaceful end.

San Francisco Police Pushing ‘De-Escalation’ Tactics

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

San Francisco police are now using de-escalation tactics in some tricky situations. The city recently honored officers who helped bring dangerous confrontations to a peaceful end.

Police Reportedly Closing In On 1970s Serial Killer Known As ‘The Doodler’

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

San Francisco police are reportedly closing in on a serial killer known as "The Doodler." Authorities said he is responsible for the killings of more than a dozen gay men in the 1970s.

Police Reportedly Closing In On 1970s Serial Killer Known As ‘The Doodler’

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

San Francisco police are reportedly closing in on a serial killer known as "The Doodler." Authorities said he is responsible for the killings of more than a dozen gay men in the 1970s.

Police Organizations Urge Restraint in Judging Officer

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The county and state fraternal orders of police are urging people to reserve judgment until the legal process plays out for Michael Rosfeld, the police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

Two Fallen Kansas Sheriff’s Deputies Laid to Rest

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

In front of each casket sat a grieving family, collectively mourning slain Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer, who were killed in a shooting last Friday while transporting a prisoner.

Body Camera Videos Show Chaotic Scene After Ammunition Goes Off As Vehicle Burns

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers Daniel Slattery and Christopher Black arrived at the scene last Saturday and soon discovered that 1,000 rounds of ammunition were going off in a burning car.

Body Camera Videos Show Chaotic Scene After Ammunition Goes Off As Vehicle Burns

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers Daniel Slattery and Christopher Black arrived at the scene last Saturday and soon discovered that 1,000 rounds of ammunition were going off in a burning car.

Body Camera Videos Show Chaotic Scene After Ammunition Goes Off As Vehicle Burns

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers Daniel Slattery and Christopher Black arrived at the scene last Saturday and soon discovered that 1,000 rounds of ammunition were going off in a burning car.

Body Camera Videos Show Chaotic Scene After Ammunition Goes Off As Vehicle Burns

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers Daniel Slattery and Christopher Black arrived at the scene last Saturday and soon discovered that 1,000 rounds of ammunition were going off in a burning car.

Shootings Caught on Tape in NYC Gang Takedown

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A mall shooting that sent terrified shoppers running and filled busy streets with gun blasts was how trigger-happy goons amused themselves, according to shocking footage released in a Brooklyn gang takedown.

Shootings Caught on Tape in NYC Gang Takedown

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A mall shooting that sent terrified shoppers running and filled busy streets with gun blasts was how trigger-happy goons amused themselves, according to shocking footage released in a Brooklyn gang takedown.

Activist Shares Phone Numbers, Addresses of More Than 1,000 ICE Employees

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A self-proclaimed anti-fascist activist mined the professional networking service LinkedIn for the public profiles of anyone currently employed by ICE on Tuesday, posting his findings in a now-defunct Medium blog post.

Texas Sheriff Bans Deputies From Working at Shelter

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles has banned his deputies from working off-duty security at the tent facility for immigrant children separated from their parents.

Independent Panel to Review NYPD Disciplinary Practices

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The NYPD has set up an outside panel of experts to review its disciplinary practices, a move the police union believes will lead to more “heavy-handed” punishment.

Video: California Deputy Breaks Window to Free Bear Trapped in Car

Posted on June 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A Placer County Deputy broke a window of a Subaru Outback to let the bear escape into a heavily forested area.

Ohio Police Officer Wounded, Suspect Dead in Shootout

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Parma police officer tried to wrap his arms around the suspect but was unsuccessful, allowing the man to fire one shot and hit the detective in the knee and thigh area.

Videos: Las Vegas Patrol Cars Became Ambulances During Mass Shooting

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released 23 videos Wednesday from the body cameras of officers as they responded to the largest shooting massacre in modern U.S. history.

Massachusetts Trooper Hospitalized After Possible Exposure to Fentanyl

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Massachusetts State Police trooper was hospitalized early Thursday morning after suffering a potential exposure to fentanyl during a motor vehicle stop in Barnstable.

Suspect in Slayings of Kansas Deputies Now in Jail

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

The man earlier identified by sources as the inmate who allegedly shot and killed two Wyandotte County deputies was booked into the Johnson County Jail on Wednesday.

California Lawmakers Consider Limiting Police Use of Fatal Force

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Legislators are considering a bill that would require officers to only lethal use force as a last resort.

LAPD Breaks Up Vigil for Slain Rapper

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Police officers dispersed the crowd, which did not have a permit, at about 9 p.m. using non-lethal force that included tear gas.

Louisiana Police Ticket Girl With Goodies for Perfectly Parking Toy Car

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Three-year-old Kendyll loves riding her toy car, but one morning she woke up to a big surprise, a parking ticket!

Atlanta Police Officer Shoots Driver as Stolen Vehicle Barrels Toward Him

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

With a stolen vehicle barreling toward him, an Atlanta police officer shot and critically injured the driver Tuesday afternoon.

Wounded Texas School Resource Officer Returns Home

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Santa Fe School Resource Officer John Barnes was rushed to the emergency room on a gurney, barely alive, in the chaos that came with the Santa Fe High School mass shooting on May 18.

Houston Forensic Science Center to Outsource DNA Testing to Cut Rape Kit Backlog

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Houston's independent crime lab on Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to clear a backlog of hundreds of rape kits and other DNA evidence.

Texas Toddler Found Dead 8 Months Ago Identified; Arrests Made

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Eight months after the naked body of a toddler washed up on a Galveston beach, police have finally unraveled the mystery, announcing the real name of the Houston boy and the arrest of his mother and her girlfriend.

Washington Pastor Who Shot Gunman in Carjacking Spree Tells His Story

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

David George isn’t just the pastor of the Oakville Assembly of God Church, he also is a trained EMT with the town’s fire department, a certified gun-range safety officer and a licensed concealed-carry holder who has trained for active shooter situations.

New York Yankees Continue to Honor Fallen Officers

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

The Yankees sent flowers for the funeral of Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer, who were killed during a prisoner transfer last Friday.

Louisiana Deputies Rescue Man, Two Dogs From Sinking Boat

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A couple of Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputies and a very helpful neighbor rescued a man and his two dogs from Lake Bistineau Monday afternoon after the man’s boat took on water and sank.

Texas Trooper Dragged, DWI Suspect Shot During Traffic Stop

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was dragged by a vehicle driven by a DWI suspect whom the officer was attempting to arrest Tuesday night in Hunt County.

Texas Trooper Dragged, DWI Suspect Shot During Traffic Stop

Posted on June 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was dragged by a vehicle driven by a DWI suspect whom the officer was attempting to arrest Tuesday night in Hunt County.

In a First, LAPD Voluntarily Releases Body Camera Video

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

The LAPD on Wednesday released body camera video and other recordings related to the death of a suspected prowler who clashed with officers in South Los Angeles last month.

Trump Orders End to Separation of Immigrant Families

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

In a rare retreat amid continued outrage about his “zero tolerance” policy at the southern border, President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to end the separation of immigrant families.

Pennsylvania Police Fatally Shoot Teen Fleeing Traffic Stop

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

Police shot and killed an unarmed teen who ran away from a traffic stop Tuesday night in East Pittsburgh.

Video Released of Michigan Shootout That Wounded Officer, Killed Suspect

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

Christopher Hall shot and wounded Jackson Officer Thomas Tinklepaugh on Easter Sunday.

Florida Deputy Shoots Suspect Who Opened Fire With Rifle

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A Lake County sheriff’s deputy shot a home invasion suspect on Wednesday morning who fired at him with an assault-style rifle as deputies responded to the robbery in Leesburg.

Border Patrol Agents Say They’re Being Treated Unfairly

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

U.S. Border Patrol agents say that they feel they are being treated unfairly in the U.S.'s ongoing national conversation about immigration, saying "we all have a heart, but at the end of the day we have to do our job."

Texas Trooper Dragged by Driver During Traffic Stop

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was injured when he tried to pull over a driver on the highway and was then dragged by the vehicle.

Trooper Meets Newborn Baby After Helping Rush Mom to Hospital

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A Massachusetts State Trooper helped rushed a woman in labor to the hospital Sunday. A few days later, the trooper was back to meet the baby and parents.

Trooper Meets Newborn Baby After Helping Rush Mom to Hospital

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A Massachusetts State Trooper helped rushed a woman in labor to the hospital Sunday. A few days later, the trooper was back to meet the baby and parents.

Dashboard Camera Video Shows New Jersey Trooper Rescue Man From Burning Car

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

The New Jersey State Police has released dashboard camera video of Trooper Scott Behnke rescuing an unconscious man from a burning car late last month.

Memphis Police Officer Critical After Being Struck by Vehicle

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

Memphis Police Officer Jeffrey Creighton was critically injured after he was hit by a vehicle during a traffic stop Monday night.

Governors Reject Call for Border Troops Over Child Policy

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A bipartisan group of seven governors rejected President Trump’s request to send their states’ National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because they object to the administration’s policy of separating minor children from asylum-seeking adults.

Oregon Trooper Nearly Hit; Driver Sought

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities are searching for a driver who was shot at after nearly hitting an Oregon State Police trooper early Monday morning in west Eugene.

Milwaukee Police Officer Under Fire Over Social Media Posts

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

One of the Milwaukee police officers involved in the January arrest of Bucks rookie Sterling Brown is taking heat over posts he made on social media.

Gun Stolen From Oregon Deputy Found in Storage Locker

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A man found with a stash of 21 firearms in a storage locker, including a loaded Glock 9mm handgun stolen from the private car of an off-duty Clackamas County sheriff's deputy, was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison.

Judge: NYPD Officers Can Sue to Keep Disciplinary Records Secret

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

A judge decided Tuesday he will let NYPD rank-and-file cops pursue their lawsuit over department plans to disclose their disciplinary records.

Austin Declare Itself a ‘Freedom City’

Posted on June 20, 2018 by in POLICE

Amid the controversy over sanctuary cities, Austin this month took its fight against strict immigration law enforcement a step further by declaring itself to be the first “freedom city” in Texas.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Report: Federal Officials Likely Lost Track of Nearly 6,000 Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

The Trump administration has likely lost track of nearly 6,000 unaccompanied migrant children, thousands more than lawmakers were alerted to last month, a review of federal data found.

Woman Convicted in Philadelphia Police Officer’s Death Paroled

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Debbie Africa, along with eight other members of MOVE, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 to 100 years in prison after a 1978 standoff that left Philadelphia Police Officer James Ramp dead.

Woman Convicted in Philadelphia Police Officer’s Death Paroled

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Debbie Africa, along with eight other members of MOVE, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 to 100 years in prison after a 1978 standoff that left Philadelphia Police Officer James Ramp dead.

NYPD to Issue Summonses Instead of Arresting Pot Smokers

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Most New Yorkers caught smoking marijuana will face criminal summonses instead of being arrested, under a new city policy announced by the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday.

Teen Shooting Victim Dies 20 Hours After Chicago Paramedics Covered Him With Sheet

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

A teenage boy died early Tuesday, more than 20 hours after he was shot in the head at a party on the Near West Side and his body covered with a sheet as paramedics treated other victims.

Texas Police on Hunt for Officer Impersonator Who Raped Woman

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

A man pretending to be a police officer raped a woman after pulling her over in Grand Prairie over the weekend.

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Detectives Seize More Than 500 Firearms From Felon’s Home

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

A search of a felon’s home in Agua Dulce led Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators to a stash of more than 500 firearms, marking one of the largest seizures from a person forbidden by law from possessing guns.

Children Were Killed at Beginning of 21-Hour Orlando Hostage Standoff

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

For most or all of the 21-hour standoff between police and Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr., it’s likely the four children authorities believed he was holding as hostages were already dead, the Orlando Police Department revealed Thursday.

Carjacking Suspect Who Hit Florida Deputy Blamed Helicopter for Capture

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

The man who slammed into a Martin County deputy’s vehicle after a chase from Greenacres on Friday said he would have escaped arrest if investigators hadn’t tracked him with a helicopter.

Massachusetts State Police Trooper Helps Woman in Labor on Father’s Day

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Massachusetts State Police Trooper Daniel Gill pulled over a car for speeding around 11:15 a.m. on Sunday when another car on Route 190 near Exit 4 in Holden pulled up behind him.

Indiana Officer Pulls Over Driver Going Too Slowly In Left Lane

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

An Indiana State Police Officer is getting national attention for stopping a driver on the highway that was going too slowly in the left hand lane.

More NYPD Officers to Hit The Streets to Counter Summertime Difficulties

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Police are rolling out a program to get more cops on the street and help deal with the rise in the warmer season’s unpredictable challenges.

Fort Worth Police Getting More Active On Social Media

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Call it policing in 2018. A live play-by-play of police enforcement by officers on Twitter.

Florida Corrections Officer Struck and Killed While Supervising Inmates

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Florida State Corrections Officer Tawanna Marin, who was supervising inmates in Coconut Creek, was struck and killed by a passing vehicle Monday.

North Carolina Police Officer Shot in Ambush Saved by Vest

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Statesville Police Officer Tyler Horn was saved by his ballistic vest after he was shot in the back during an apparent ambush late Friday night.

Mississippi Police Officer Shot; Suspect in Custody

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities spent most of Monday canvasing the Pine Belt for a man who reportedly shot a Hattiesburg police officer.

Body Camera Video: Suspect Shot After Attacking Ohio Officers

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

East Cleveland police have released body camera video of a Sunday afternoon shooting involving a man and two officers.

Texas Police Officer Recovering After Being Attacked by Dogs

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Burnet Police Cpl. Alex Fidler shot two dogs last week after an attack that left her and another man injured.

Chicago Police Probe How Suspect Got Loaded Gun Into Lockup

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Chicago police are investigating how a Humboldt Park man with a long criminal history got a loaded handgun past officers and into the police station lockup over the weekend.

Chicago Police Probe How Suspect Got Loaded Gun Into Lockup

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

Chicago police are investigating how a Humboldt Park man with a long criminal history got a loaded handgun past officers and into the police station lockup over the weekend.

Minnesota Sheriff’s Deputy Rescues Woman From Lake

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

A woman was rescued from her submerged vehicle by Deputy Ben Jarvi of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department Saturday after her car ended up in the channel of Lake Latoka.

North Carolina Trooper Delivers Baby On Side of the Road

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE

North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. W.C. Johnson was traveling south on Capital Boulevard when he saw a silver SUV in the median with its lights flashing.

North Carolina Trooper Delivers Baby On Side of the Road

Posted on June 19, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. W.C. Johnson was traveling south on Capital Boulevard when he saw a silver SUV in the median with its lights flashing.

NYPD’s New High-Tech Boat Honors Two Officers Killed in 1988 Shootings

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers Michael Buczek and Christopher Hoban, who lost their lives in separate drug-related shootings in 1988 were honored with a lasting reminder of their "service, courage and sacrifice" on Monday when a high-tech Harbor Unit boat was named for them.

NYPD’s New High-Tech Boat Honors Two Officers Killed in 1988 Shootings

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers Michael Buczek and Christopher Hoban, who lost their lives in separate drug-related shootings in 1988 were honored with a lasting reminder of their "service, courage and sacrifice" on Monday when a high-tech Harbor Unit boat was named for them.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Talks Man Off of Highway Overpass

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Orange County Sgt. Jamie Hoffman talked a man off a ledge on Interstate 4 over the weekend.

Armed Civilian Kills Gunman in Washington Walmart Parking Lot

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A pair of carjackings and a chaotic hunt for a suspect ended with the shooting death of an armed man by a civilian in the parking lot of a Walmart superstore in Tumwater.

Florida Trooper Hits, Kills Pedestrian

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper driving a marked patrol car struck and killed a pedestrian early Sunday in St. Augustine.

HLX in Action

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Streamlined. Durable. Comfortable.

How Effective Are Police Body Cameras?

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The use of police body cameras have changed policing -- and how the community views police.

Texas Police Officers Find Baby Alive In Dumpster

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers found the baby inside a dumpster behind a Souper Salad at the scene. Police say the baby appeared to be in good health.

LAPD Puts Kibosh On Reveling After Mexico’s World Cup Win

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Police were out in full force Sunday in the San Fernando Valley after Mexico's historic World Cup win against Germany, making several arrests for public intoxication and reckless driving.

Five Dead After SUV Packed With Undocumented Immigrants Pursued by Border Patrol Wrecks in Texas

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

At least five people were killed when an SUV fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed near Big Wells, about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio Sunday afternoon.

Five Dead After SUV Packed With Undocumented Immigrants Pursued by Border Patrol Wrecks in Texas

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

At least five people were killed when an SUV fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents crashed near Big Wells, about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio Sunday afternoon.

1 Dead, 22 Injured in Shooting After Dispute at New Jersey Arts Festival

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A neighborhood dispute led to gunfire early Sunday at an annual all-night arts festival in Trenton, leaving one dead -- a suspected gunmen -- and 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy.

1 Dead, 22 Injured in Shooting After Dispute at New Jersey Arts Festival

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A neighborhood dispute led to gunfire early Sunday at an annual all-night arts festival in Trenton, leaving one dead -- a suspected gunmen -- and 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy.

Kansas Mourns Deputies Slain While Transporting Inmate

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement is in mourning again in Kansas City, Kansas, after Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King were shot to death as they transported an inmate Friday morning.

Kansas Mourns Deputies Slain While Transporting Inmate

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement is in mourning again in Kansas City, Kansas, after Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King were shot to death as they transported an inmate Friday morning.

Report Slams LAPD Over Response to Suicides in Jails

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The Los Angeles Police Department has not taken basic measures to prevent suicides in its jails, even after more than 100 inmates tried to kill themselves in a five-year span, the department’s inspector general found in a scathing report released Friday.

Report Slams LAPD Over Response to Suicides in Jails

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The Los Angeles Police Department has not taken basic measures to prevent suicides in its jails, even after more than 100 inmates tried to kill themselves in a five-year span, the department’s inspector general found in a scathing report released Friday.

Michigan Police Officers Rescue Fawn Being Chased by Dog

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Argentine Township police Sgt. Doug Fulton and Reserve Officer Nick Burnett were on patrol Saturday when they spotted something out of the ordinary.

Michigan Police Officers Rescue Fawn Being Chased by Dog

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Argentine Township police Sgt. Doug Fulton and Reserve Officer Nick Burnett were on patrol Saturday when they spotted something out of the ordinary.

Columbus Police Officer Who Fired at Stabbing Suspect Cleared

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Investigators have cleared a Columbus police officer who fired his gun at a suspect in a March 2017 stabbing that left a 19-year-old woman hospitalized.

Columbus Police Officer Who Fired at Stabbing Suspect Cleared

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Investigators have cleared a Columbus police officer who fired his gun at a suspect in a March 2017 stabbing that left a 19-year-old woman hospitalized.

An Inside Look at Border Patrol Processing Center in Texas

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The processing center in McAllen is a converted warehouse opened in 2014 in the busiest area of the border, Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

An Inside Look at Border Patrol Processing Center in Texas

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The processing center in McAllen is a converted warehouse opened in 2014 in the busiest area of the border, Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

NYPD Officers Save Underwear-Clad Man From Drowning in River

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A trio of NYPD officers plucked a man clad only in his underwear from the choppy waters of the East River off Queens on Thursday night, saving him before the current pulled him into the machinery of a nearby Con Edison plant.

The Power and Convenience of Rechargeable Flashlights

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Between the development of more efficiently recharged power packs and brighter LED lamp assemblies, rechargeable flashlights are more powerful and convenient than ever.

Kansas Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot, Another Critically Wounded

Posted on June 16, 2018 by in POLICE

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputy Patrick Rohrer was killed and another was critically wounded after both were shot Friday morning as they transported an inmate for a hearing at the Wyandotte County Correctional and Court Services building.

Florida Police: Men Attempted to Impale Officer With Tow Truck

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The suspects intentionally lowered the boom of the tow truck, placed the truck in reverse, accelerated at a high rate of speed and struck the Miami-Dade police officer's vehicle.

Minneapolis Police Directed EMS Workers to Use Sedative to Subdue Suspects

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Minneapolis police officers have repeatedly requested over the past three years that Hennepin County medical responders sedate people using the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.

Police Board Clears Chicago Officer

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

A Chicago police officer has been cleared of allegations that he lied about the circumstances leading him and his partner to fatally shoot a motorist on the South Side more than seven years ago.

Radar Speed Signs: Law Enforcement’s Extra Officer

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers cannot be everywhere, all the time. Radar speed signs serve as an extra officer, 24/7.

How Officers Helped Save Survivors From Las Vegas Shooting

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Footage of the harrowing first moments of the police response to October's shooting massacre in Las Vegas has been released.

How Officers Helped Save Survivors From Las Vegas Shooting

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Footage of the harrowing first moments of the police response to October's shooting massacre in Las Vegas has been released.

ICE Rounds Up 162 Illegal Immigrants In Los Angeles Operation

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 162 illegal immigrants during a three-day operation this week which spanned the Southland.

Dashcam Video Shows Violent Texas Police Cruiser Crash

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

For the first time police have released dashcam video of a crash that injured two officers in The Colony as they were on their way to a call.

Federal Appeals Panel: Sound Cannons Can Be Considered Excessive Force

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

A federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday that police use of Long Range Acoustic Devices against peaceful protesters can be considered excessive force.

TacticID Advanced Handheld Analyzer for Narcotics, Explosives, Hazmat, and more

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Fast, accurate identification of explosives, hazardous and common chemicals, narcotics, precursors, cutting agents, and much more

Florida Police Officer Wounded by Ricocheted Bullet During Confrontation With Suspect

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Eustis Police Sgt. Kenneth Toler was wounded when a bullet ricocheted off a concrete pylon.

Judge Overturns Conviction in Slayings of Two Chicago Police Officers

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Jackie Wilson, 57, alleged he was beaten by disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his crew until he admitted being present when his now-deceased brother, Andrew, fatally shot Chicago police officers Richard O’Brien and William Fahey in 1982.

NYPD Deploys More Officers to Stem ‘Pockets of Violence’

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The additional officers will target known hot spots in eight precincts and one housing police area in an operation dubbed, "2018 Summer All Out."

Florida Police Seek to ‘Set Record Straight’ Following Videotaped Incident

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

After a cellphone video went viral on Facebook regarding a disturbance at a local restaurant, police have shared body cam footage from that night with the public.

Video Shows San Francisco Police Officer Shoot Fleeing Suspect

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The new details in the officer-involved shooting were revealed during a town hall meeting Thursday, during which police officials released body-worn camera and security footage of the incident and the tense moments that followed.

Video Shows Oregon Deputy Tackle Man in Courtroom Altercation

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

A Clackamas County sheriff's deputy swiftly subdued a man who wouldn't acknowledge his identity in court last year, then drove him to the ground as the man shouted in confusion.

Florida Man Arrested After Calling Sheriff to Get Meth Tested

Posted on June 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The man wanted members from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office to test the substance so that he could press charges against the dealer for selling him the incorrect drug.

Las Vegas Mass Shooting Body Camera Videos Show Chaos and Terror

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Some of the most graphic and terrifying videos of the mass shooting in Las Vegas were released by police Wednesday — the sixth cache of items connected with the deadly massacre last year.

NYPD Sends Out Visor Cards to Better Communicate With Deaf Drivers

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

The NYPD will send out visor cards with visual cues and steps to make traffic stops more intelligible for the thousands of licensed New Yorkers who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Chicago Police Apologize After Raiding Wrong Home

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

A mother and her children were traumatized when Chicago police burst into their South Side home, conducting a raid at the wrong apartment.

Arizona Sheriff’s Detectives Use DNA to Crack Cold Case

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Pima County Sheriff's detectives say back in 2002, a woman was sexually assaulted and that the case went cold until new evidence surfaced in September.

Retired Police Officer Honored for His Bravery In Armed Carjacking

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Armed carjackers targeted a senior citizen who says they picked the wrong guy. The retired police officer pulled his trigger first.

Orlando Police Officer’s Wife: ‘He Has to Come Back’

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Sobbing uncontrollably, Meghan Valencia, the wife of Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia, described him as a great father and husband during a news conference Wednesday.

Border Patrol Agent Shot in Arizona Saved by Ballistic Vest

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

A Border Patrol agent was checking sensor activity when he was shot and wounded Tuesday south of Arivaca.

Virginia Police Foil High School Prom Shooting Plot

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Virginia Beach police have charged two teens with conspiracy to commit a terrorist act during Bayside High School’s prom on Saturday at The Westin in Town Center.

NYPD Officials Defend Controversial ‘Gang Database’

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, appearing before the City Council Committee on Public Safety, said the NYPD was taking steps to make sure its list is current and to delete any wrongly included names from its "misunderstood" database.

Denver Police Officer Wounded in Shooting

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Denver police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the Capitol Hill neighborhood that left the suspect in “grave” condition and the officer in serious condition.

Woman Pleads Guilty in Death of Nashville Police Officer

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Juli Glisson, parked on the edge of a boat ramp threatening suicide when it rolled, leading to the death of responding Nashville Police Officer Eric Mumaw on Feb. 2, 2017.

Suspect Shot After Attacking Washington Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

A man reported to be jumping onto parked cars in the Vancouver-area Wednesday was later shot by a responding Clark County sheriff's deputy after authorities say he attacked the deputy upon arrival.

Denver Police to Launch Program to Collect Racial Data on People During Stops

Posted on June 14, 2018 by in POLICE

On July 15, the Denver Police Department will roll out a pilot project for collecting racial and ethnic data on people its officers decide to stop.

Critically Wounded Orlando Police Officer ‘Faces Long Recovery’

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Sobbing uncontrollably, the wife of Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia on Wednesday described him as a great father and husband -- and, most of all, a fighter.

Chicago Carjackings Involving Juveniles On the Rise

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

A Will County judge was carjacked last week in the popular Greektown restaurant area in the West Loop and has drawn increasing criticism for how the court system handles these young offenders.

Transgender Woman Sent to Men’s Prison in Philadelphia

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

A transgender woman accused of trying to light a flag on fire in a crowd at Philadelphia’s Pride parade Sunday was sent to a men’s prison.

Modern Holster Updates for Duty Weapons

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

New holsters showcase technological innovations in unexpected ways.

Ceremony Honors 49 Lives Lost in Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told a crowd of hundreds at Pulse nightclub Tuesday night that the club’s legacy was not defined by the man who killed 49 people there two years ago — but by the community’s response.

Atlanta Police Officer, Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested in $30,000 Raid

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

An Atlanta police officer faces drug charges after she was found inside a College Park apartment with two suspected drug dealers and about $30,000 worth of narcotics.

Two Pennsylvania Police Officers Injured in Shooting

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

A North Braddock police officer was hit in the arm and his ballistic vest and another officer suffered a head injury while responding to a reported abduction Tuesday night.

Body Camera Video Shows Oklahoma Deputy Save Choking Boy

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Deputy William Wheeler was heading to begin his shift, when he observed a woman waving for help.

Colorado Police Officers Awarded for Saving Man From Burning Car

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Flanked by an American flag and words like Commitment and Courage, four Northglenn Police officers were given Outstanding Acts of Service Awards on Tuesday.

Over 1,700 Bags of Fentanyl Seized in Connecticut Bust

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

A Hartford man was arrested after police seized over 1,700 bags of Fentanyl on Monday.

Video Shows Crash at Florida Toll Plaza That Sent Man Flying Into the Air

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

It was a quiet scene at this toll plaza on Florida State Road 91, until a Cadillac slammed into a barrier, sending debris, and one of its passengers, flying.

Defining Stress – Part 2

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

We are first responders. We are affected by stress. Before we can understand how to mitigate this, we have to understand what this is. This is Part 2 of a discussion on stress.

Border Patrol Agent Shot and Wounded Near Arizona-Mexico Border

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

A border agent shot near the Arizona-Mexico border on Tuesday was listed in stable condition.

Body Camera Footage Shows Baltimore Police Officer Run Toward Gunfire

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Body camera footage released by the Baltimore Police Department on Tuesday shows a city police officer rushing toward the sound of gunfire as it erupts half a block away, then making an arrest of an alleged gunman.

Family of Fallen Maryland Police Detective Sues Officer Who Fatally Shot Him

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

The family of fallen Prince George's County Police Detective Jacai Colson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Chicago Police Release Body Camera Video of Hostage Situation

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Newly released body camera video shows an intense scene unfold as Chicago police officers responded to a hostage situation at a Near West Side apartment building that ended with a sergeant shooting and wounding the suspect.

Dancing FBI Agent Who Accidentally Shot Man in Club Charged

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

An FBI agent who shot a man in the leg after dropping his gun while doing a backflip on a dance floor has been charged with second-degree assault.

Fallen Connecticut State Police Trooper Remembered

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Hundreds of police officers from across the tri-state area gathered Tuesday morning to mourn State Police Trooper First Class Walter Greene — who contracted cancer after serving as a first responder in wake of the terror attacks on 9/11.

Orlando Police Chief: Killer ‘Never Made Threats’ to Children During Standoff

Posted on June 13, 2018 by in POLICE

During a nearly daylong standoff that ended late Monday with four children dead at an apartment complex, the gunman gave no indication to police negotiators that he planned to harm the kids, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Tuesday.

11 Years After New York Trooper’s Death, Widow Seeking 9/11 Compensation

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Trooper Lawrence W. Lakeman was among as many as 4,000 members of the New York State Police who were sent to Lower Manhattan following the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Critically Wounded Orlando Police Officer Expected to Survive

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia was wounded and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was in critical condition after surgery but expected to survive.

Canada Targets Illegal Border Crossings

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

The Canadian government is increasing its efforts to stop the potential influx in illegal border crossings.

Distracted Driver Caused Crash With Michigan State Trooper

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in Uncategorized

Police are reminding drivers to avoid distractions when behind the wheel after a two-vehicle crash sent a state trooper and a civilian driver to the hospital.

Baby Shower Held for Maryland Deputy After Daughter Slain

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

A veteran Baltimore County Sheriff’s deputy is now raising his four grandchildren after their mother was killed last month -- and the sheriff’s office is hosting a “baby shower” fundraiser for him Tuesday.

Illinois Police Officer Saves Child Who Ran Into The Street

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

The Naperville Police Department released dash cam video showing a Sergeant rescue a boy running down Route 59.

Inside The NYPD’s Neighborhood Policing Initiative

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Go inside a New York Police precinct where the officers are still learning the ups and downs.

Four Children, Gunman Found Dead 24 Hours After Orlando Standoff Began

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Four young children were discovered dead at a west Orlando apartment complex nearly 24 hours after a standoff began when an officer was shot responding to a domestic violence call.

Driver Fleeing Minnesota Troopers Hits 3 Kids on Playground

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

An SUV being pursued by the State Patrol plowed onto a Minneapolis playground Monday morning and hit three young siblings, severely injuring two of them.

Chicago Police Body Camera Video Shows Hostage Situation

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Newly released body camera video shows an intense scene unfold as Chicago police officers responded to a hostage situation at a Near West Side apartment building that ended with a sergeant shooting and wounding the suspect.

Federal Gun Charges in Indiana Police Officer’s Death

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Two people face federal charges accusing them of illegally purchasing or possessing the gun used to kill Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts on May 4.

Border Commissioner Talks New ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan spoke about the controversial “zero tolerance” policy of criminally charging and detaining more migrants who cross the border illegally, separating parents from children.

Video Shows Repeated Tasers Fail to Stop Suspect

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

What started as a disturbed man yelling at employees inside a South Miami-Dade Wendy's restaurant this week escalated into a tense standoff with police officers.

Woman Caught in Crossfire During Georgia Deputy-Involved Shooting

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

A local teacher was caught in the crossfire when a man reportedly shot at patrons in a crowded restaurant parking lot and a Fulton County deputy returned fire.

Photo: Texas Deputy Removes Snake From Home

Posted on June 12, 2018 by in POLICE

Bee County Sheriff's Deputy Lindsay Scotten recently removed a long snake from a home outside Corpus Christi after it slithered out of a toilet.

Standoff With Man Who Shot Orlando Police Officer Continues

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Orlando police say that Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. shot an officer before taking several children hostage inside an apartment near Universal Orlando.

Review: XS Sights F8

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

What distinguishes XS from all other sight companies is the fact that they are adept at brain manipulation. They use several features that work in conjunction with the subconscious desire of the mind to make order from disorder.

What Every Officer Needs to Know About Heat Stroke and Dehydration

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Heat related illness are well-known mitigating factors to an officer or a soldier’s health and performance. Law enforcement officers who work outdoors in the heat are at a far greater risk for these illnesses than is the general public.

Retired New York Trooper Dies From Exposure to Ground Zero Fumes

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Retired New York State Police Sgt. Charles Salaway died Saturday from cancer caused by exposure to the noxious fumes from the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

Orlando Police Officer Seriously Wounded

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Orlando police are in a standoff with the man suspected of shooting an officer overnight at the Westbrook Apartments near Universal Orlando, before barricading himself inside an apartment with four young children as hostages.

Ten Things to Consider When Switching Public Safety Software

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Discover the ten factors that will change the way you look at your public safety software solution.

Fired Florida Police Officer Who Saved Pulse Nightclub Victim Using Photography to Heal

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Former Eatonville Police Officer Omar Delgado uses photography to help him cope with the Pulse nightclub tragedy.

NYPD Officers Save Baby Inside Restaurant

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

A Queens mom is thanking her lucky stars and a few NYPD officers for saving her baby after the girl stopped breathing inside a Brooklyn restaurant.

Suspect Shot by Police Led Officers On Chase With Children in Car

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

A driver who was shot by officers Friday evening led police on a pursuit while there were children in his vehicle, authorities say.

Minneapolis Police Halts Low-Level Marijuana Stings

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Minneapolis police abruptly ended the practice of targeting small-scale marijuana sellers downtown after revelations that nearly every one arrested was black.

Florida Trooper Disciplined for Going After Driver Who Intentionally Hit Her

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Three weeks after the chase, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Vanessa Franceschi had to undergo a counseling/training session about her actions.

Supreme Court Asked to Shield California Deputy Who Killed Teen Carrying Pellet Gun

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

It was an October afternoon when 13-year-old Andy Lopez, wearing shorts and a blue sweatshirt, walked down a sidewalk in Santa Rosa, Calif., loosely carrying at his side a plastic pellet gun that resembled an assault rifle.

Charges Filed in Ambush on ATF Agent in Indiana

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Federal charges were filed Friday against two men in connection with an undercover operation Thursday in Gary that turned into a shootout, injuring an ATF agent and leaving another man dead.

Wounded Nebraska Police Officer Expected to Recover

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Columbus Police Sgt. Bradley Wangler was listed in stable condition at an Omaha hospital Friday after suffering multiple wounds in a Thursday evening shootout.

Philadelphia Police Department Issues New Trespassing Policy

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

The Philadelphia Police Department on Friday announced a policy to determine when to arrest people accused of trespassing on private property.

NYPD Mounted Unit Graduates Horses Named for Fallen Officers

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

The dedication took place as eight new officers and a sergeant graduated the Mounted Unit’s three-month training program, ready to join the 70-officer and 50-horse citywide unit.

Minneapolis Police Halt Low-Level Marijuana Stings

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Minneapolis police abruptly ended the practice of targeting small-scale marijuana sellers downtown after revelations that nearly every one arrested was black.

Monkey Clings to Florida Man’s Chest During Stolen Vehicle Arrest

Posted on June 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Pasco Sheriff’s deputies who captured a man accused of driving a stolen vehicle on Friday found a Capuchin monkey named Monk clinging to the driver’s chest.

Nebraska Police Officer Wounded in Shootout

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Columbus Police Sgt. Brad Wangler responded to a residence in reference to an active arrest warrant Wednesday night when he became engaged in a shootout with an armed suspect.

Nebraska Police Officer Wounded in Shootout

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Columbus Police Sgt. Brad Wangler responded to a residence in reference to an active arrest warrant Wednesday night when he became engaged in a shootout with an armed suspect.

Milwaukee Police Officer Who Survived Fatal Crash Released From Hospital

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

A Milwaukee police officer who survived a patrol car crash that killed his partner Thursday evening has been released from the hospital.

New Jersey Trooper Meets Retired Officer Who Delivered Him as a Baby

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A New Jersey state trooper had a chance encounter with the former police officer who helped bring him into the world 27 years ago.

NYPD Honors ‘Finest Of The Finest’

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

The “Finest of the Finest Awards” took place Thursday, honoring dozens of NYPD officers for their remarkable service.

Portland Police Officer Helps Chicken Cross the Road

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Why did the chicken cross the road? Patrol Officer Daniel Trummer of the Portland, Ore., Police Department had no idea, but it was up to him to get the chicken back where it belonged.

Milwaukee Police Officer Killed in Rollover Crash

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Milwaukee Police Officer Charles Irvine Jr. and his partner were in pursuit of a reckless driver when the wreck occurred Thursday evening.

Pennsylvania Police K-9 Dies During Training Exercise

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Conewango Township Police K-9 Choper died early Wednesday morning after falling from the roof of a three story building during a training exercise.

ATF Agent Wounded in Ambush; Suspect Killed

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

An ATF agent was shot multiple times and a suspect died after an ambush on a law enforcement operation Thursday in Gary, Indiana.

Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooting Sue Orlando Police Officers

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

More than two dozen survivors of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting and family members of nine of the 49 people killed are suing Orlando police officers and the city.

Dashcam Video Shows Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Help Save Driver’s Life

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Alan W. Lee was at an intersection when he saw a woman giving CPR to a driver at a traffic light Wednesday night.

Florida Sheriff’s Commander Who Oversaw Parkland Response to be Replaced

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

A Broward County sheriff’s commander who oversaw the agency’s response to the Parkland school shooting will be replaced.

ICE Sending 1,000 Immigrant Detainees to California Prison

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Immigration officials are moving 1,000 detainees, including asylum seekers, to a medium-security federal prison building in Victorville, Calif.

California Police Officers Rescue Show Dogs Locked in Stolen Van

Posted on June 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Redding police say a thief jumped into a professional dog trainer's van and sped off, taking 15 caged dogs bound for the Woofstock Dog Show in Northern California.

South Dakota Sheriff Fires Deputy Who Beat Him in Election

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

The polls had only been closed for one minute when Bon Homme County Deputy Mark Maggs, who was running for sheriff, received a termination letter from his boss — also his opponent.

Leader of Baltimore Police Gun Task Force Sentenced to 25 Years

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Former Gun Trace Task Force Sgt. Wayne Jenkins was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for his role in a stunning range of crimes.

Wounded Texas School Resource Officer Discharged From Hospital

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Santa Fe School Resource Officer John Barnes had been in intensive care since being critically wounded by a teenage gunman who fatally shot 10 students and two teachers last month.

Study: If First Officer at Mass Shooting Hears Gunfire, Go In

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A law enforcement officer who’s the first to arrive at a mass shooting, and who hears gunfire, should not wait for backup before rushing in, a consultant has recommended in a study.

Port Authority Police Rescue Prized Pooch Near Holland Tunnel

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

The beloved dog is safe and sound after going on a life threatening adventure near the tunnel.

Video: Alligator Head-Butts Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

The alligator knocked one officer out and hit another with his tail before escaping the bed of a pickup truck, only to be captured again.

Texas Police Officer Finds Intoxicated Woman Sleeping on Busy Road

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Dashcam footage from Texas cops appears to show the moment a woman is found sleeping in the road.

Driver Who Killed Florida Deputy Gets $1,000 Fine

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

The 80-year-old driver who was involved in a crash that killed Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Norman Lewis last year will have to pay a $1,000 fine as part of a plea agreement Tuesday.

911 Calls Capture Panic, Confusion of Las Vegas Massacre

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Las Vegas police on Wednesday released 911 calls — the fifth release of items related to the largest mass shooting in modern American history.

Feds Plan Mass Prosecution of Illegal Border-Crossings

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

U.S. border authorities are planning to introduce a fast-track prosecution program to criminally charge more people who cross the border into California illegally.

Acquitted St. Louis Officer Sues Prosecutor, Internal Affairs Detective Over Murder Charge

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Former St. Louis police Officer Jason Stockley is suing the former prosecutor who charged him with murder for an on-duty shooting and the internal affairs detective who helped build the case against him.

Stolen Military Armored Vehicle Leads Police on Two-Hour Pursuit

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

An Army officer tried to evade authorities while driving a military tank during a two-hour police chase along highways and city streets Tuesday night in Virginia.

Grave Robbers Remove Bones From Miami’s Historic Cemeteries

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A rash of vandalism and an increase in trespassing at three of Miami’s oldest cemeteries has not only disturbed the repose of the deceased but complicated the struggle of protecting and preserving historic sites that have been neglected for years.

Tennessee Deputies Arrest Sex Offender After Viral Facebook Post

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Wilson County sheriff's deputies charged a man Wednesday with violation of the sex offender registry after a viral post on Facebook accused him of the crime.

California Deputies Rescue Pig From Locked Car

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Orange County Deputies gave a new meaning to the term "save the bacon" on Wednesday when they rescued someone's pet pig from a hot car in unincorporated Tustin.

Dashcam Video Shows Florida Trooper Go After Driver Who Intentionally Hit Her

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Florida Highway Patrol released video of a man who they say intentionally crashed into a patrol car on Florida’s Turnpike, and led the trooper on a chase in Miami-Dade County.

New Jersey Trooper Stops Retired Police Officer Who Delivered Him 27 Years Ago

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Trooper Patterson extended his hand and replied, "My name is Michael Patterson, sir. Thank you for delivering me."

Body Camera Video: Florida Police Officers Talk Suicidal Man Off of Overpass

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

The Ocala Police Department on Monday released body camera footage of officers working to coax a suicidal man off of an interstate overpass.

Chicago Officer Under Fire Over Facebook Posts Retires

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

A longtime Chicago police officer facing possible firing over allegations he repeatedly posted offensive comments on Facebook has abruptly retired from the department.

Judge Rules for Philadelphia in ‘Sanctuary City’ Case

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

A federal judge has ruled for the City of Philadelphia in its highly contentious “sanctuary city” case against the Trump administration.

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Partner With Federal Agents in Immigration Crackdown

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Under the 287(G) program, local law enforcement can partner with federal ICE agents to turn over undocumented immigrants who break the law and are detained.

U.S. Marshals Hunting Suspected Serial Rapist

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

There's a trail of victims U.S. Marshals with the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders & Fugitives Task Force believe leads to one man. Now, they need the public's help to catch him.

NYPD’s ‘Singing Police Officer’ Performs for Little League Players

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

A special singer brought his spectacular talents all the way from the Big Apple to LaGrange Park in Illinois.

Officers Find Abducted 7-Month-Old Girl

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Nearly a dozen officers participated in the arrest of the baby's convicted sex offender father.

Rhode Island State Police Dog Finds Missing Elderly Man

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Rhode Island State Police Search and Rescue Dog Zeus found a 76-year-old North Providence man with dementia and Parkinson's disease who went missing for more than 24 hours.

Seattle Police Release Video of Incident That Led to Assault Charge for Officer

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Seattle police released body-camera video Tuesday night of a March 5 incident that led to the filing last week of a fourth-degree assault charge against a veteran Seattle police officer who punched a man twice in the face during an arrest.

No Charges for New Jersey Police Officers in Arrest of Woman on Beach

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday that no criminal charges would be filed against the Wildwood police officers who were recorded arresting a 20-year-old Philadelphia woman.

Deputies Seize Bailiff’s 67 Guns Under New Florida Law

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

A Broward County Sheriff’s bailiff accused of threatening behavior toward courthouse colleagues was temporarily relieved of duty and his 67 firearms were taken by law enforcement.

NYPD, FBI Bust Drug Gang That Sold Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

NYPD detectives and FBI agents have charged 18 members of a Bronx drug gang who allegedly sold fentanyl-laced heroin believed responsible for at least five overdose deaths in the city.

Dashcam Footage Shows Texas Police Officers Save Bridge Jumper

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

Newly released dash cam footage shows the quick action three La Porte police officers took to pull a woman to safety after they discovered her sitting on the edge of a bridge along North State Highway 146.

New York Trooper Hopeful Allegedly Faked Military Service

Posted on June 6, 2018 by in POLICE

A man employed by the New York City Police Department was arrested Tuesday for allegedly taking the state trooper's exam with fraudulent documents.

Los Angeles County Deputy Saves Choking Inmate

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Carlos Escamilla was alerted to the emergency when he heard one inmate call out, "We have a man down!"

North Carolina Trooper Shoots Biker Before Motorcycle Hits Him

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper shot a man Saturday coming toward him on a motorcycle just before the biker struck him.

Community Turns Out to Support Blinded Washington Police Officer

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Volunteers this week are donating time and materials to replace the driveway and front steps of Mike "Mick" McClaughry's home in order to improve access for the former Mount Vernon police officer.

Parkland Student Activist Victim of ‘Swatting’

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A phone call about a possible hostage situation in Parkland, Fla., on Tuesday morning led police officers to swarm the home of one of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s most outspoken student activists.

NLECAA, NSA and VirTra Launch New Law Enforcement Training Program

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

“Law enforcement officers want to handle their calls safely and go home at the end of their shift, while not causing any needless harm,” said John Thompson, Deputy Executive Director of the NSA. “This course will give them much needed tools...

In-Car Video vs Body Cameras

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

In-car video or body cameras - which is better?

Florida Deputy Reunites with Baby He Delivered in Back of SUV

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A heartwarming reunion for a deputy and the baby he delivered on the side of a road in Florida.

New LAPD Chief Ready for the Job

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

After months of anticipation, Los Angeles has a new top cop as longtime veteran Michel Moore has been named the new chief of the LAPD.

Colorado Police Officers Help Raise Funds or Family In Rental Scam

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

The Fort Collins Police Department has raised more than $1,000 for a local family, after they victim to a housing scam.

Georgia Police Officer Fired After Hitting Suspect With Cruiser Gets New Job

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Fired Athens-Clarke County Police Officer Taylor Saulters was hired Monday afternoon by the neighboring Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Office.

Los Angeles Mayor Picks LAPD Veteran to be Next Police Chief

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has chosen Michel Moore, a 36-year LAPD veteran known for his mastery of subjects from crime statistics to budgets, to be the city’s next police chief.

New Jersey Police Officer Suffers Brain Bleed After Being Hit in the Head

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A Jersey City police officer hit in the head was transported to a local hospital to be treated for a brain hematoma, a lip injury and a swollen right hand.

Suspect in Six Arizona Slayings Kills Self

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

On Thursday evening, Dwight Lamon Jones embarked on a four-day killing rampage in and around Phoenix in which he shot six people to death.

San Diego Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A team of San Diego police officers was sent inside a parking structure in search of an armed woman when one officer accidentally shot himself in the leg.

FBI Agent Investigated After Gun Discharges in Denver Bar

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Denver police said that they were investigating whether the agent’s alcohol intake contributed to the shooting early Saturday morning.

NYPD: Killings in the Bronx Nearly Double

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

The rising number of homicides in the Bronx this year are being driven by an increase in domestic killings involving people within households with no prior history of incidents, NYPD officials said.

Baltimore Police Commander Investigated for Theft From Police-Community Relations Nonprofit

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in POLICE

A high-ranking Baltimore Police commander who founded a nonprofit to improve police-community relations after the city’s 2015 unrest is under investigation for using the charity’s funds to pay for a personal European vacation.

South Carolina Police Stop Facebook Live Suicide Attempt

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Rock Hill police officers are being credited with life-saving actions after they stopped a man who planned to commit suicide on Facebook Live.

Parkland Massacre Still Haunts Shamed School Resource Officer Scot Petterson

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Former Broward School Resource Officer Scot Petterson has "cut that day up a thousand ways with a million different what-if scenarios, but the bottom line is I was there to protect, I lost 17."

Fallen Georgia Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

On Saturday, the city turned out to mourn the loss of a man "who gave his all" during the funeral for fallen Savannah Police Officer Anthony Christie.

Warrior Or Guardian?

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A debate exists as to whether we should call ourselves Warriors. Are we not compassionate enough to those we deal with, or are we over bearing?

Florida Deputy Uses Cans of Beans to End Armed Standoff

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The standoff ended after Bay County Sheriff's Major Stanford snuck behind the suspect in a grocery aisle and hit him in the back with two cans of beans.

A Fitting Tribute for Those Who Worked on Ground Zero Pile

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

It’s been 16 years since responders ended rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center.

More Than 1,000 Shot in Chicago This Year

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Five months into the year, more than 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago and there have been more than 200 homicides

Bitten Florida Deputy Fatally Shoots Pit Bull

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A call about a sick person at a Royal Palm Beach gas station turned into something else when the man began to fight deputies answering the call and his dog attacked one of them.

Two Arrested in Assault on Alaska Trooper

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Two Soldotna men with the same last name were arrested Saturday after a police chase that ended with one of the men assaulting an Alaska State Trooper.

Iraq War Veteran Choke-Holds Suspect Going for Wyoming Trooper’s Gun

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Iraq War veteran Darren Phillips was driving on the interstate when he came over a small hill and saw two men "wrestling around and fighting" — and there was no one else around.

New DNA Technology Can Reveal Facial Features With Simple Mouth Swab

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

New crime-fighting technology uses DNA obtained from a simple mouth swab to produce an actual image of a person's face.

Video: Officer Hits Suspect With Patrol Car

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

An Athens, Georgia police officer was fired after hitting a suspect with his squad car.

Chicago Holds Dance to Show Support for Police

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Young people dressed in prom-like attire attended a party to show their support for Chicago police officers.

Ohio Police Officer Critically Injured in Standoff

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Veteran Amherst Police Officer Eugene "JR" Ptacek was critically injured after he was shot during a nine-hour standoff with a former corrections officer Thursday in Sheffield Lake.

Ohio Police Officer Critically Injured in Standoff

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Veteran Amherst Police Officer Eugene "JR" Ptacek was critically injured after he was shot during a nine-hour standoff with a former corrections officer Thursday in Sheffield Lake.

Atlanta Police Lost Years of Dashcam Video in Ransomware Attack

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The Atlanta Police Department has mostly recovered from a March ransomware attack that crippled systems across the city.

San Diego Police Arrest Woman After Shots Fired Near Marathon Finish Line

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A woman armed with a pellet gun apparently fired several shots from a parking garage in downtown San Diego early Sunday, prompting a big police response and several street closings near the finish line of a marathon.

Charlotte Police Officers’ Wives Speak Out

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Wives of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers defended their husbands at a City Council meeting in reaction to LaWana Mayfield's tweets about police.

New Details Revealed in DNA in Golden State Killer Arrest

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The four-decade hunt for the Golden State Killer reached a turning point in April when detectives lifted the DNA of their suspect from his car door as he shopped inside Hobby Lobby.

Uber Promises to Work With Denver Police After Driver Allegedly Kills Passenger

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Last year Colorado regulators fined Uber $8.9 million for for allowing 57 people with past criminal or motor vehicle offenses to drive for the company.

Baby’s Body Found Floating Near Florida Inlet

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

An off-duty firefighter was preparing for a fishing tournament early Friday afternoon when he discovered a baby girl’s body floating in the water near the Boynton Beach Inlet.

Drone Aviation to Livestream Demostration Today at 10am ET

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Don’t forget to check out the aerial livestream from a DJI Matrice 200 drone at the Aerial Logistics and Emergency Response Technology Expo using a FUSE Tether System from Drone Aviation Corp.

New Video Apps Used Against Border Patrol

Posted on June 4, 2018 by in POLICE

MigraCam was started six weeks ago by the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and Quadrant 2 Inc. to help people send video evidence of law enforcement actions to relatives by e-mail and text.

Paramedics Were Told Not to Enter Parkland School During Shooting

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The Coral Springs deputy fire chief repeatedly asked a Broward County Sheriff’s commander for permission to send his medics inside the school during the mass shooting, but was rebuffed.

Driver Leads Los Angeles Police on Bizarre, Slow-Speed Pursuit

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

A driver led Los Angeles police on a bizarre, slow-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley late Thursday, stopping and going several times as the car’s rear bumper dangled off.

Suspect in Slaying of Tenn. Deputy Captured

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

After after a three-day manhunt, Steven Wiggins is now in custody in the fatal shooting of Dickson County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Baker during a traffic stop earlier this week.

Florida Deputy Helps Deliver Baby

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy James Breslin was on his way to work when a black SUV pulled up beside him and the driver told him that his wife was in labor and the baby's head was sticking out.

Nationwide Paintball Wars Causing Concern for Baltimore Police

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Hundreds of paintball shootings have been reported in multiple states, and now it's picking up in Baltimore.

Pennsylvania Troopers Give Wandering Peacocks Police Escort

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The birds wandered a little too far from the Philadelphia Zoo, where they are part of a free-roaming flock.

Answers Still Sought in Connecticut Police Officer’s 1981 Killing

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Darien Police Officer Kenneth E. Bateman, Jr. was gunned down during an investigation at a local fast food restaurant on May 31, 1981.

Minnesota Trooper Injured in Head-On Collision Credits Seat Belt for Saving His Life

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

From his wheelchair, with casts on his left leg and arm and his right foot in a boot, Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Mike Krukowski looked at the remains of his crumpled SUV on Thursday.

Connecticut Trooper Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Connecticut State Police Trooper Walter Greene died after a battle with cancer as the result of his response and service in support of New York City in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001.

Woman Charged in Slaying of Tennessee Deputy

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged Erika Castro-Miles in connection to the death Dickson County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Baker.

Florida Authorities Search for Escaped Inmate

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Lake County deputies are helping prison officials, police departments and the Florida Highway Patrol look for a man who escaped from prison.

NYPD Announces Arrests, Seizures in K2 Overdoses

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

With 240 reported overdoses from K2 in just two weeks in Brooklyn, the NYPD announced Thursday it had arrested scores of people and seized over a thousand packets of the synthetic drug.

Maryland Trooper Injured in Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A Maryland State Police trooper suffered minor injuries after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday on northbound Interstate 270 near exit 26 that also involved a tractor-trailer and a State Highway Administration emergency vehicle.

Judge in Chicago Police Officer’s Trial Rules on Evidence

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Indicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s attorneys cannot mention at trial that police higher-ups signed off on his fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday.

Drugged Driving Deaths Spike With Spread of Legal Marijuana, Opioid Abuse

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

As legal marijuana spreads and the opioid epidemic rages on, the number of drugged drivers killed in car crashes is rising dramatically, according to a report released Thursday.

Drugged Driving Deaths Spike With Spread of Legal Marijuana, Opioid Abuse

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

As legal marijuana spreads and the opioid epidemic rages on, the number of drugged drivers killed in car crashes is rising dramatically, according to a report released Thursday.

Drugged Driving Deaths Spike With Spread of Legal Marijuana, Opioid Abuse

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

As legal marijuana spreads and the opioid epidemic rages on, the number of drugged drivers killed in car crashes is rising dramatically, according to a report released Thursday.

California Paying for People to Test Drugs for Fentanyl

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

As the death toll from the nation’s opioid crisis swells, California officials have launched an experiment: paying for people to test their drugs for fentanyl.

California Paying for People to Test Drugs for Fentanyl

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

As the death toll from the nation’s opioid crisis swells, California officials have launched an experiment: paying for people to test their drugs for fentanyl.

NYPD Officially Phases Out Revolvers as Veterans Transition to 9mm

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

The last crop of NYPD police officers transitioning from the old-school revolver to the modern semi-automatic handguns reported to the shooting range in the Bronx for training Wednesday.

Four Teenagers Indicted in Death of Maryland Police Officer

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Baltimore County grand jurors this week indicted the four Baltimore teenagers accused in the death of Baltimore County police Officer Amy Caprio.

Eagles Fan Who Allegedly Punched Police Horse Sues

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Andrew Tornetta claims he did not strike the animal and alleging officers beat him for no reason.

Illinois School Resource Officer Who Stopped Shooting Honored

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Thunderous applause erupted in the state capitol Wednesday for the Dixon School Resource Officer Mark Dallas, who risked his life to stop a shooting at Dixon High School on May 16.

Big Changes Could Be Coming to The Dallas Police Department

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

A number of outside experts have made dozens of recommendations to improve the Dallas Police Department.

Video: Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Wild Pursuit, Struggle With CHP Officer

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities say a man was driving a stolen Jeep when he rear-ended a white SUV and then proceeded to carjack the vehicle he had hit.

Manhunt Continues for Tennessee Deputy’s Killer

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

A Blue Alert, issued when a law enforcement officer has been killed or seriously injured in the line-of-duty, was sent out across the state identifying Steven Wiggins as the suspect.

NYPD Urges Officers to Stay Alert After Belgium Terror Attack

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

In the wake of the Belgium terror attack, the NYPD has issued an internal memo to all cops urging them to stay alert.

Cellphone Videos Show Parkland Gunman Bragging

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

On video, Nikolas Cruz brags about how the forthcoming massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas is going to make him notorious.

Body Camera Footage Shows New Jersey Arrest

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Wildwood police released three redacted body-cam videos Wednesday night of the Memorial Day weekend encounter with a 20-year-old woman on the beach that shows her cursing and insulting police.

California Testing Digital Licence Plates

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

If the car is stolen, the plate's manufacturer says the plate can tell the owner and police exactly where the car is or at least where the license plate is if it has been detached.

Prosecutor: Michigan Trooper Acted in Self Defense

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

A Michigan State Police trooper who shot a man armed with a BB gun was cleared of wrongdoing by the Barry County prosecutor.

Section of Highway to Honor Fallen Illinois Trooper

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

A section of Interstate 74 near Farmer City will be known as the Trooper Ryan Albin Memorial Highway to honor the state trooper, who was killed in a traffic accident in the area last year.

Former Dallas Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Shooting

Posted on May 31, 2018 by in POLICE

Amy Wilburn pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge in the December 2013 shooting and received 18 months' probation as part of a plea agreement.

Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot; Suspect Sought

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities are searching for Steven Wiggins in the fatal shooting of a Dickson County deputy.

Dallas Set to Pay $173M in Police, Firefighter Lawsuits

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

An executive committee representing nearly 8,700 current and former Dallas police officers and firefighters has agreed to a $173.3 million settlement in their decades-old class-action lawsuits against City Hall over years of back-pay claims.

Joke: Ohio Police Warns of Meth Contaminated With Zika Virus

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A satirical post on the Gratis Police Department’s Facebook page warns anyone who recently purchased meth in Preble, Montgomery, Darke and Butler counties that the drug may be contaminated with he Zika virus.

Off-Duty San Antonio Police Officer Critically Wounded in Road Rage Shooting

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A veteran San Antonio Police Officer was shot six times and two other people were injured following an altercation Tuesday that ended in a Northwest Side parking lot.

Dallas Police Officer Photographed Comforting Child: ‘We’re Humans Too’

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

The photo shows Dallas Police Sgt. Donald Boice, gazing down at the baby boy, smiling and holding him firmly as if to say -- everything is alright.

New Miami-Dade Police Officer Proposes to Girlfriend at Graduation Ceremony

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Shortly after Julian Padron was sworn in as a new member of the Miami-Dade Police Department, he got down on one knee in front of his entire class and asked his girlfriend to marry him.

Video of Officer Boxing With Texas Teen Goes Viral

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Officer Winston Bowen said it all began when he was called to respond to a noise complaint at the Hillcrest Apartments.

Chicago Police Keep Peace Downtown by ‘Directing’ Large Groups of Teens to Express Trains

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Chicago police spent Memorial Day weekend tracking groups of teens through downtown for what often began as “borderline criminal behavior” and at times ended in vandalism and fights.

Wounded Idaho Police Officer Returns to Duty

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Coeur d'Alene Police Officer Charles Hatley, who was wounded during a shootout three months ago, has returned to duty.

NYPD Cop-Killer Sues Over Jail Staff ‘Carelessness’

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A convicted cop killer slashed in the face during a jailhouse brawl is suing the city Corrections Department for not protecting him.

Florida Officers Attacked by Knife-Wielding Man in Wheelchair

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Two Winter Haven police officers were treated for wounds suffered in a Friday morning skirmish with a knife-wielding man in a wheelchair.

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into California Police SUV

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A Tesla sedan traveling in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode crashed into a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach on Tuesday morning.

Judge to Release Warrant Details in Golden State Killer Case

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Lawyers debated whether suspect Joseph James DeAngelo can receive a fair trial if arrest and search warrant information becomes public.

Judge to Release Warrant Details in Golden State Killer Case

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Lawyers debated whether suspect Joseph James DeAngelo can receive a fair trial if arrest and search warrant information becomes public.

Homeless Man Steals, Crashes Florida Patrol Car

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

An unmarked Miami Beach police car was stolen in South Beach on Sunday night, halfway through a mostly uneventful Memorial Day weekend.

Florida Police Officer Suspended Over Facebook Post

Posted on May 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Coconut Creek K-9 Officer Brian Valenti, who posted a comment on Facebook that triggered public outrage nationwide, is being suspended for five days and will be required to undergo sensitivity training.

Texas School Resource Officer Critically Injured in Mass Shooting Improving

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Santa Fe School Resource Officer John Barnes, who was almost killed confronting a school shooter on May 18, is no longer in critical condition, according to UTMB Galveston officials.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Shot at by Teens

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

An Orange County deputy was shot at by two teenagers in Pine Hills Sunday afternoon

Supreme Court Rules Police Need Search Warrant to Inspect a Car In a Driveway

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the Constitution’s privacy protection to vehicles in the driveway of a home, ruling police need a search warrant first before they may inspect them.

39 Shot, 8 Dead in Memorial Day Weekend Mayhem in Chicago

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

At least 39 people were shot throughout the city, seven of them fatally, while police officials added more than 1,000 officers to patrol the streets.

Two Belgium Police Officers Fatally Wounded in Attack

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Two Liege police officers and a passenger in a car were killed in a shootout on Tuesday.

Georgia Police Officer Uses CPR to Save Choking Baby

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Officer Nick St. Onge responded to a call to find a choking baby with her grandmother. It was a life or death situation as he hurried to the scene.

Wisconsin Police Officers Treated for Exposure to Fentanyl

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

In two separate incidents, two Greendale police and one Milwaukee police officer were exposed to fentanyl Friday night.

Hero Teacher Who Stopped Indiana School Shooter: ‘I Deeply Care For My Students’

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A teacher is being hailed a hero for stopping a shooter in an Indiana middle school.

Portland Police Release Videos From Fatal Shooting of Suspect Inside Homeless Shelter

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Videos from inside the CityTeam Ministries homeless shelter show John A. Elifritz, a knife in his right hand, running toward police officers before they shot and killed him on the night of April 7.

Maryland Police Officer’s Death Ignites a Racial Firestorm

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

No previous case has generated as much online reaction as Baltimore County authorities have pleaded repeatedly for civility.

Massachusetts Police K-9 Continues to Get Healthier, Stronger

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Six weeks after being shot by the man also charged with killing a Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon, K-9 Nero is continuing to get healthier and stronger.

Chicago Police Officer Grazed by Bullet

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A Chicago Police Department patrol sergeant was grazed in her ballistic vest Saturday night as someone in one SUV shot toward another in the West Town neighborhood.

Texas Police Officer Arrested in Slaying of Deputy Brother

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

A Stagecoach Police Department officer was arrested Saturday in the fatal shooting of his brother, a Harris County sheriff's deputy.

Fentanyl Starting to Show Up in Cocaine and Meth

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Fentanyl, a potent opioid already responsible for thousands of deaths nationwide, is increasingly showing up in drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine in California.

California Man Sent to Prison for Posing as ICE Officer

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

Investigators determined that Matthew Johnston had purchased a fake ICE badge from a vendor in China and created the credentials with the help of a friend.

Parkland Parents Condemn Video Game That Simulates School Shootings

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in POLICE

'Active Shooter' is branded as a "SWAT simulator" that lets players choose between being an active shooter terrorizing a school or the SWAT team responding to the shooting.

FBI Special Agent Dies From Exposure to Contaminants at World Trade Center Site

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

David J. LeValley, the FBI's Special Agent in Charge of the Atlanta Field Office, died on Saturday from exposure to contaminants from his work at the World Trade Center after the deadly terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.

ATF Special Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

ATF Special Agent Paul "Scott" Ragsdale died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday morning while participating in a training exercise.

ATF Special Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Training

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

ATF Special Agent Paul "Scott" Ragsdale died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday morning while participating in a training exercise.

Fallen Maryland Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

More than 1,000 people attended for the funeral of the first Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio Friday..

Dashcam Video Shows Kansas Deputy Narrowly Avoid Being Killed by Driver

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Intense dash cam footage shows a Greenwood County Sheriff's deputy sprint across the street to avoid being hit by a truck headed right toward him.

Indiana Teacher Hailed as Hero After Stopping School Shooter

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Jason Seaman, the teacher who subdued a suspected gunman during a shooting Friday at a middle school in Noblesville, Ind., is a former Southern Illinois University football player.

Georgia Police Officer Killed While Responding to Crash

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Savannah Police Officer Anthony Christie was killed while responding to an initial crash Friday.

Georgia Police Officer Killed While Responding to Crash

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Savannah Police Officer Anthony Christie was killed while responding to an initial crash Friday.

Georgia Police Officer Killed While Responding to Crash

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Savannah Police Officer Anthony Christie was killed while responding to an initial crash Friday.

Body Camera Video Shows Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting of Naked Man

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Richomd police on Friday released body camera video in the officer-involved fatal shooting of a naked man last week.

Officer Scheduling Made Easy with New, Mobile Friendly, Interface

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Get a sneak peek of how you can view officer schedules, accept overtime & time off, post extra duty, all from your phone.

Shooting Reported at Indiana Middle School

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Initial reports indicate shots have been fired at Noblesville West Middle School, located about 25 miles north of Indianapolis.

Armed Civilian Shoots, Kills Gunman at Oklahoma Restaurant

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A man opened fire in a restaurant Thursday, with four people getting injured before the gunman was shot and killed by an armed civilian outside the building.

Teacher, Student Critical After Shooting at Indiana Middle School

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A male student was in custody Friday morning after a student and teacher were injured in a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana.

Officers Rescue Terrified Kids From Ledge of Florida Home

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Bodycam footage has captured the tense situation officers found when responding to multiple 911 calls of two kids and a woman stuck on a ledge outside a Florida home.

Denver Police See Uptick in Women Pursuing Career in Law Enforcement

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

More women are pursuing a career in law enforcement in Colorado.

Denver Police See Uptick in Women Pursuing Career in Law Enforcement

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

More women are pursuing a career in law enforcement in Colorado.

Video: Officer on His Way Home Crashes Into Driver

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Dramatic footage shows a police cruiser slams right into an SUV.

Video: Officer on His Way Home Crashes Into Driver

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Dramatic footage shows a police cruiser slams right into an SUV.

San Francisco Police Officer’s Shots at Moving Vehicle Rekindle Policy Debate

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

A rookie San Francisco police officer is under investigation after firing two shots at a fleeing auto burglary suspect who was allegedly driving a car toward a fellow cop earlier this month.

Former NYPD Chief of Detectives Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

William Allee, who served as the NYPD’s chief of detectives from 1997 to 2003, died Thursday morning from an illness related to his work at Ground Zero.

Orlando Police Chief Defends Use of Facial-Recognition Software

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Three surveillance cameras in downtown Orlando are equipped with Amazon’s high-tech facial-recognition software, police Chief John Mina confirmed Thursday.

No Charges for San Francisco Police Officers in Fatal Shootings

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón declined to file criminal charges Thursday against police officers in two controversial killings.

15 People Injured in Blast at Restaurant in Canada

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Fifteen people have been injured in an explosion in a restaurant in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Mother, Daughter Killed in Florida Street Racing Crash

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Cameron Herrin and John Alexander Barrineau hit the gas, witnesses said, as they raced each other north on Bayshore, a main drag for the two teens who lived less than a mile away.

New Stamp to Honor First Responders

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

With this stamp, the Postal Service recognizes the men and women — including firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service professionals — who respond to critical situations with skill, dedication and uncommon bravery.

Prison Program Teaches Inmates Knife Skills and Life Skills

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in POLICE

Lakeland Correctional Facility Food Technology program — one of 11 like it around the state that teach inmates the ins and outs of food service — has been a quiet success story for the Michigan Department of Corrections for 30 years.

Michigan Police Defend Use of Force After Video Hits Social Media

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Grand Rapids police arrested a 26-year-old man earlier this month after a physical struggle that was partially caught on video and shared on social media.

South Carolina Inmates Pepper-Sprayed Officer, Climbed Over Barbed-Wire Fence During Prison Escape

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

A disturbance in two pods at the Orangeburg County detention center preceded the escape of three inmates, including two accused killers, who overpowered an officer and broke out.

In Chicago, Violence Overshadows the Beginning of Summer

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

The Chicago Police Department plans to deploy more than 1,000 extra officers to contain violence over the weekend and, as in years past, hundreds of them will be sent to the West Side.

Atlanta Police Officer Accidentally Shot

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

A police officer was accidentally shot in southwest Atlanta Wednesday.

Arizona Police Chief Calls Bond for Suspect Who Shot at Officers ‘Outrageous’

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus took to Twitter Tuesday night, calling the bond amount for a suspect accused at shooting at two police officers — striking one in his utility belt — "outrageous."

Texas Deputy Finds 86 Undocumented Immigrants In Trailer

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

It's one of the biggest human trafficking cases Willacy County’ Sheriff Larry Spence has seen.

Milwaukee Police Chief Apologizes for Arrest of Basketball Player

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown for officers' actions during a January arrest that included use of a Taser, and said some officers had been disciplined.

80 Immigrants Found in Tractor Trailer in Texas

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Dozens of people were found overnight inside a tractor trailer as it drove north through southern Texas, less than 50 miles from the Mexican border

Dangerous Batch of K2 Blamed for ‘Overdose After Overdose’

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Police in Brooklyn say a particularly dangerous batch of synthetic pot has sent more than 50 people to the hospital.

Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded in Shootout Released From Hospital

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

An honor escort of law enforcement officers was there to greet Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob “Jake” Heaberlin on his release from OhioHealth Grant Medical Center on Tuesday.

Crackdown on Mexican Mafia Nets 83 Indictments

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Federal authorities Wednesday capped a sweeping investigation into the Mexican Mafia with criminal counts against dozens of the organization’s members and foot soldiers.

Body Camera Footage Proves Texas Trooper Didn’t Rape Woman

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released body camera footage of a woman who claims a trooper sexually assaulted her.

Border Patrol Agent Fatally Shoots Female Migrant

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a female migrant while patrolling the border town of Rio Bravo, Texas, late Wednesday afternoon.

Body Camera Video Shows Milwaukee Police Use Taser on NBA Player

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

Milwaukee police on Wednesday released footage captured by a body camera that shows Bucks rookie Sterling Brown being arrested and police using a Taser on him after a parking violation.

Houston Police Chief Battles NRA After School Shooting

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

What started with a pained Facebook post by Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo after yet another school shooting Friday has escalated into a full-on war of words with the nation’s gun lobby.

Three People Found Dead in South Los Angeles Home

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

On Wednesday, authorities said they are looking for Nancy Amelia Jackson as a "material witness."

Capitol Police Officer Indicted on Rape, Child Abuse, Assault Charges

Posted on May 24, 2018 by in POLICE

A United States Capitol Police officer has been indicted on 11 charges including rape, child abuse and assault.

Driver Charged With Murder in Pursuit Death of North Carolina Trooper

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities arrested a 22-year-old man early Wednesday on a murder charge in the death of State Trooper Samuel Bullard, whose cruiser crashed Monday night while he and another trooper were chasing the man's car on Interstate 77.

Tennessee Deputy Finds Cocaine in Drink, Sues Restaurant Chain

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

A Hamilton County deputy says a local server slipped a bag of cocaine into his meal in 2017, a move that could have cost his job.

Louisiana Police Officer Killed in Crash While Responding

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Monroe Police Officer Ayrian Williams was responding to a call to provide assistance to another officer when she attempted to dodge a road hazard and hit a tree Monday night.

Idaho Police Officer Dies From Heart Attack On-Duty

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Shelley Police Sgt. Kent Swanson, a K-9 officer, was at a disturbance call when he collapsed.

Video Shows California Deputy Shoot Woman to Stop Cruiser Attack on Colleague

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

A Santa Cruz County Sheriff's cruiser is seen slamming into another marked vehicle, pinning a screaming deputy before the female driver who slipped her handcuffs is shot three times.

Three More Teens Charged in Maryland Officer’s Death

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Three more teenage boys have been charged in Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio’s death Monday.

Fallen Maryland Police Officer Leaves Lasting Impact

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

One day after her passing, people whose lives were touched by Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio remembered her acts of professionalism and kindness.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper’s Vehicle Shot at On Florida Turnpike

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

A trooper was shot at by a suspect while driving on the Florida Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade on Tuesday in a targeted act, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Lenco Armored Vehicles Expands Massachusetts Factory

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Lenco Armored Vehicles purchased a 70,000-square-foot building next to their current Pittsfield, MA, to increase production.

Gunman Opens Fire on Florida Officers During Standoff

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Panama City officials say the active shooter suspect who opened fire on officers before barricading himself was found dead in a gasoline-soaked apartment Tuesday.

Florida Police Recruit Dies After Collapsing During Training

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Daytona Beach Police Recruit Thomas Coulter died Monday morning after he collapsed about 8 a.m. Friday during a jogging and walking exercise.

Body Camera Footage Shows Shootout at Trump Hotel in Florida

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Miami-Dade police on Monday released body-camera footage showing the dramatic firefight with an intruder at the Trump National Doral hotel.

Slain Maryland Cop ‘The Type of Officer You’d Want to Hire’

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Baltimore County Chief of Police Terrence Sheridan praised Officer Amy Caprio as being "smart, athletic, energetic and said she was starting to show that she had all the potential to be a leader.

Kansas Police Officer Recalls ‘Swatting’ Shooting

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Wichita Police Officer Justin Rapp testified about what happened when he and his partner received information from dispatch that there was a man who had shot his father in the head and was holding his mother and sibling hostage.

Orlando Police Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition System

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

The Orlando Police Department is working with Amazon to test a high-tech facial-recogition system.

Dallas Police Officer Making ‘Remarkable Recovery’

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

The father of Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida said she is making a “remarkable recovery” and was released from a hospital after she was critically wounded almost a month ago in a shooting.

South Carolina Cop-Killer Pleads Guilty

Posted on May 23, 2018 by in POLICE

Christian McCall pleaded guilty to killing a York County Sheriff's Detective Mike Doty and wounding three other officers in a January ambush.

Nevada Sheriff’s Deputy Rendered Unconscious After Being Struck

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Nye County Sheriff's Sgt. Duane Downing was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle while responding to a car fire in downtown Tonopah Monday night.

Off-Duty New Jersey Trooper Killed in Fiery Wreck

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Trooper Brian McNally, a Marine veteran and active captain in the reserves, was on his way home from weekend military duty when he was killed Sunday night.

Details Released in Death of Maryland Police Officer

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged as an adult in the death of Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio on Monday, and three other suspects — all teenage males — are in custody.

North Carolina Trooper Killed in Crash

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

North Carolina Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard died after a chase and crash on I-77 Monday.

Education, Entertainment & MMOs

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

There’s an even greater fun to be had as the student who goes through the various scenarios and, by correct perceptive performance, pushes the edge of skill to complete each scenario successfully.

Hero Cop Saves Life Of Fawn Through C-Section

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A resourceful police officer is being credited with saving the life of baby deer after its mother had been hit and killed in Warren County, prompting a life-saving C-section to save the fawn.

NYPD Issues K2 Alert After Recent Spate Of Overdoses

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The department released photos of some of the packages, and say 49 people have overdosed since the first case on Friday.

Bizarre Police Pursuit Ends With Driver Fleeing On Foot

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The pursuit began shortly after noon when an Anaheim police officer determined a dark Toyota Camry had a stolen license plate.

Multiple Suspects Sought After Maryland Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A Baltimore County police officer was killed in a confrontation Monday as she responded to an afternoon call, setting off a manhunt for multiple suspects in densely populated neighborhoods.

Retired NYPD Officer Who Worked at Ground Zero Dies

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Scott Blackshaw, a retired NYPD officer who spent six weeks working at the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center terror attacks, has died of cancer.

Response Praised in Texas School Shooting

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Minutes after a school shooter opened fire in an art class last week, killing 10 people and wounding 13, officers returned fire in a protracted gun battle before isolating the suspect.

Families Oppose Release of NYPD Cop Killer

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

The families of two NYPD officers slain nearly 47 years ago spoke with state parole board officials Friday to oppose any release of Anthony Bottom, one of the Black Panther members convicted of murdering the cops.

Wounded Dallas Police Officer Released From Hospital

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida, who was critically wounded last month in an incident that claimed the life of her partner, was released from the hospital over the weekend.

Body Camera Video Shows Oklahoma City Police Officer Dragged by Driver

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Body Camera footage has been released after a man accused of driving under the influence dragged an Oklahoma City police officer during a traffic stop last week.

Florida Airport Gunman Researched Layout of LAX

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

Three days before carrying out the deadly mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale’s main airport, Esteban Santiago researched the layout of the Los Angeles international airport

Florida Deputy Accused of Shoplifting Action Figures

Posted on May 22, 2018 by in POLICE

A 13-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office was in uniform when he swiped action figures and DVDs from a Walmart without paying for them.

Maryland Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Baltimore County police officer has died after being shot in the line of duty Monday.

Two Off-Duty NYPD Officers Killed in Crash

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Two off-duty NYPD officers were killed — one of them just newly married — when their car ran off the road and smashed into a tree in upstate New York.

California Deputy Shoots Woman Who Drove Cruiser Into Officer

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A woman was shot three times by a Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputy early Friday morning after she slipped out of handcuffs, took control of a patrol car and drove into another officer.

Chicago Officers Fired for Lying About Arrest

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Chicago police officer cleared in a controversial fatal shooting of an unarmed teen has been fired along with another veteran officer for lying about the circumstances of a domestic violence arrest almost five years ago.

San Francisco Will Use New Technology to Automatically Reduce Marijuana Convictions

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

When recreational marijuana use was legalized in California, it presented an opportunity to reduce or expunge convictions for possession crimes that made it harder for some people to get ahead in life.

New ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Crackdown Fills Border Courts

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Scores of cases have flooded the federal courts, especially in southern Texas, the leading pathway for illegal immigration into the United States.

Long Island Law Enforcers Won’t Follow NYC Lead on Weed

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Pot smokers on Long Island shouldn’t expect a pass like their New York City counterparts.

Man Arrested After Taunting Massachusetts Police With Officer’s Death

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Barnstable police arrested a man Friday after he allegedly made remarks to police about the shooting death of Yarmouth police Sgt. Sean Gannon following a dispute with the staff at a Domino's Pizza.

Texas Lieutenant Governor Calls for ‘Hardening’ Schools

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called for hardening schools and reducing the number of entrances to better check students and others arriving at school who might pose a danger.

Suspected Serial Killer Demands Apology From Michigan Police

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Arthur Nelson Ream acknowledges that he buried 13-year-old Cindy Zarzycki in an unmarked grave, but denies killing the teen and says he deserves an apology from Warren police who have called him a suspected serial killer.

TruckVault VS. The Thief

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Watch TruckVault's in-vehicle storage system defend against a thief attempting to break in using a crowbar and sledgehammer.

Houston Police Chief: Politicians ‘Not Doing Anything Other Than Offering Prayers’ After Shootings

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo talks about the need for elected officials to take action on gun reform after Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe High School that killed 10 people.

Dashcam Video Shows High-Speed Pursuit After Traffic Stop

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Police say they tried to pull a car over after smelling marijuana, but the driver took off.

Mayor to Tell NYPD to Stop Arresting People for Pot

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving toward a new policy on marijuana.

Texas School Resource Officer Recovering After Being Wounded During Mass Shooting

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Santa Fe School Resource Officer John Barnes was struck with a shotgun blast to the arm Friday after a high school student opened fire, killing 10 people and wounding at least 10 others.

Tucson Police Officer’s Belt Stops Bullet During Domestic Violence Call

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Tucson police officer helping investigate a domestic violence call was saved from serious injury when a gunman’s bullet struck his belt.

Outcomes in School Shootings Differ Despite Presence of Officers

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Two high school shootings over two days last week show how radically different outcomes can occur despite the presence of armed police officers when someone enters a school and starts firing.

Stabbed Connecticut Police Officer ‘Alert and Staying Strong’

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Hartford Police Officer Jill Kidik, recovering from stab wounds to her neck, opened her eyes Friday morning as she was surrounded by family and friends.

Off-Duty North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Killed by Father

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Gaston County Sheriff's Cpl. Kate Self was killed after her father intentionally drove a SUV through the front door of a restaurant.

Another Inmate Accuses Los Angeles Deputy of Sexual Assault Inside Jail

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

The woman’s allegations are the latest to surface against Giancarlo Scotti, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was arrested in September and charged with sexually assaulting six inmates at the women’s jail where he worked.

Drunk Driver Hits Parked Michigan State Police SUV, Injures Trooper

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

A Michigan State Police trooper was slightly injured in an overnight crash on I-96 near I-94 in Detroit when a suspected drunken driver hit the rear of his parked patrol car.

Man Calls Ohio Police About Pig That Followed Him Home

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

North Ridgeville police say they believed a man who called 911 to report a pig was following him home was drunk -- but he turned out to be sober.

Facing Today’s Law Enforcement Training Challenges Head On

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Finding a comprehensive training approach to tackle trending issues in policing.

Custom Badge Building with Blackinton

Posted on May 21, 2018 by in POLICE

Whether you work for a police department, sheriff’s office, state patrol or other governmental law enforcement agency, the badge is unique. There is strength to that and a good badge design isn’t just thrown together.

Editor’s Review: SEEK ShieldPro

Posted on May 20, 2018 by in POLICE

I don't even know what a Microbolometer or Spectral Range is, but the rest of the specifications make it obvious this is a tool worth having on the street.

Multiple Fatalities in Texas School Shooting

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A suspect was taken into custody Friday morning after opening fire on students at Santa Fe High School.

10 Killed in Texas High School Shooting

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Ten people, mostly students, were killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday morning, and investigators said they found explosive devices at and around the school.

Gunman Shot by Police Inside Trump Resort in Florida

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A gunman ranting about President Donald Trump walked into the lobby of Trump National Doral Miami resort early Friday morning, draped an American flag on the counter and began firing.

East Area Rapist Arrest Has Police Scouring Old Files

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement agencies across California are taking a fresh look at various cold cases and tips from the public to determine whether there is some previously unseen link to other unsolved crimes.

Woman Accused of Stabbing Connecticut Police Officer Held on $2 Million Bail

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Hartford Police Officer Jill Kidik, recovering from stab wounds to the neck, opened her eyes Friday morning as she was surrounded by family and friends.

Senior Prank Has Wisconsin Police Laughing

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

When the Cumberland Police Department received a phone call Monday morning, it sounded like a serious situation, but when a police officer arrived at the scene, all he could do was laugh.

Mississippi Police Officer Killed in Fiery Wreck

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Raleigh Police Officer E.P. Morris' patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree before becoming engulfed in flames around noon Thursday on Highway 18.

Police Taking Measures to Protect K-9s From Potential Opioid Overdoses

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Police K-9s are vulnerable to powerful, illegal opioids like fentanyl that have flooded cities across the country, but in Southern California, officers are doing all they can to protect the animals whose life's purpose it is to work.

Traffic Stop Leads To Arsenal Of Weapons, Cash and Illegal Drugs

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A traffic stop by Miami-Dade Police lead to a stunning discovery this week: a car filled with a half dozen assault rifles and pistols, $20,000 in cash and more.

Rescued Sea Lions, Seals Get LAPD Escort Back Home

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The animals had spent weeks recovering at the Marine Mammal Center in San Pedro.

Fired Michigan Trooper Allegedly Tried to Cover Up ATV Taser Death Details

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Two members of the Michigan State Police — including a field supervisor — attempted to cover up details of a fatal ATV crash in Detroit last summer, according to internal affairs reports.

Diversity is a Matter of Civic Trust for Los Angeles Police Department

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

In recent years, a dramatic shift in the Los Angeles Police Department’s demographic makeup has deepened its relationship with the diverse community it serves.

Connecticut Police Officer Recovering After Stabbing

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A veteran Hartford police officer was severely wounded Thursday when authorities said she was stabbed in the neck during a struggle with a woman involved in a dispute with her landlord in a downtown apartment building.

Dashboard Camera Video Shows Fatal Michigan Officer-Involved Shooting

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Robbery suspect Kenneth Townley failed to heed numerous "loud verbal commands" to drop his weapon, which was later discovered to be a replica gun.

More Details Released About Illinois School Gunman

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

A rifle that authorities allege was used by a 19-year-old in a shooting Wednesday at Dixon High School was purchased by the youth’s mother, authorities said Thursday afternoon.

Charlotte Councilwoman Calls Officers ‘Homegrown Terrorists’

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Just weeks after Charlotte councilwoman LaWana Mayfield ignited controversy for supporting a 9/11 conspiracy theory, she is on the defense for a tweet likening law enforcement officers to terrorists.

Video Released in South Carolina Traffic Stop Arrest

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

The Bluffton Police Department's Interim Chief Scott Chandler said Thursday that the officer's actions were investigated after the incident and the department found no wrongdoing.

Gunman Opens Fire at Trump Hotel in South Florida

Posted on May 18, 2018 by in POLICE

Doral police said that they responded to the Trump National Doral Golf Club Friday morning, and that one person had been arrested after exchanging fire with police in the resort's lobby.

Off-Duty Ohio Police Officer Pulls Man From Burning Vehicle

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

A man was pulled from his burning vehicle by an off-duty police officer after it struck a pole.

Connecticut Police Officer Critically Injured In Stabbing

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

A veteran Hartford police officer was critically injured when she was stabbed in the neck during a struggle with a woman being evicted from a downtown apartment Thursday morning.

Baltimore Mayor Defends Former Police Commissioner

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

Mayor Catherine Pugh continued to defend former police commissioner Darryl De Sousa and his crime-fighting efforts Wednesday.

Officers Escort 5-Year-Old Indiana Boy to School After Dad Dies in the Line of Duty

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

It was a heartbreaking moment as police officers and sheriff's deputies stood shoulder to shoulder, showing their support for a 5 year old boy who was returning to school for the first time since his father was killed in the line of duty.

Minnesota Police Chief Recalls Saving Woman From Possible Suicide

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

St. Paul's police chief is getting a lot of attention for what he did when he heard that a woman was attempting to end her life.

School Official Under Fire After Calling Police Chief ‘Skinhead’ During Traffic Stop

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad is heard using profanity, complaining when issued a ticket by Officer Shaun Horst and calling the South Orange Police Chief Kyle Kroll a "skinhead cop."

Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Recovering Following Head-On Crash

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Mike Krukowski, who sustained two broken bones in his left arm and two broken feet, underwent surgery Wednesday afternoon at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Sheriff Tells Trump: California Sanctuary City Laws Are a ‘Disgrace’

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims told the president that California’s sanctuary laws have put sheriffs like herself in “an untenable position,” caught between conflicting state and federal laws.

Video Shows Ohio K-9 Take Down Driver With Homemade License Plate

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

A traffic stop ended with the driver hospitalized with arm injuries from a Canton police dog unleashed when he refused to exit his car or provide his full name or identification.

Website Ranks Best States to Be an Officer

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

WalletHub recently compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 25 key indicators of police-friendliness, including consideration of opportunity and competition, job hazards, protections and quality of life.

National Law Enforcement Officers Museum Set to Open in D.C. This Fall

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

After nearly two decades of planing, fundraising and construction, the National Law Enforcement Museum will open in October in Washington, D.C.

Review of NYPD Policies Leads to Reforms

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

A retired judge tasked with reviewing NYPD policies in the wake of a federal stop-and-frisk lawsuit has laid out a series of police reforms in a sweeping report Tuesday.

Five People Dead in Texas Domestic Incident

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

A Texas man shot his ex-wife, three children and her boyfriend at a home Wednesday morning before turning the gun on himself.

Slain Florida Police Officer Honored Nearly a Century After His Death

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in POLICE

West Palm Beach Police Officer William Payton’s 1924 death was forgotten, even as a 3-foot tombstone marked his grave at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Illinois School Resource Officer Stops Gunman

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

School Resource Officer Mark Dallas, who was working at Dixon High School on Wednesday, shot and wounded a former student who fired a gun near the school’s gym and later tried to shoot the officer Wednesday.

Children of Slain NYPD Officer Touched Trump Invited Them On Stage

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

The three children of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, who was gunned down in the Bronx last July, said they were moved that President Trump met with them to honor her sacrifice Tuesday.

Video Shows Gunman Targeting Indiana Officers

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

The Evansville Police Department on Tuesday released surveillance and body camera footage of a man firing at officers earlier this month.

Some Law Enforcement Agencies Pull Out of Controversial ‘Bulletproof’ Training Course

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and Minneapolis Police Department have backed out of the controversial "Bulletproof" training held this week, saying the course doesn't reflect their values.

Fatal Explosion at California Medical Office Building Investigated

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

An explosion that killed a woman and injured several others at an Aliso Viejo medical office building Tuesday afternoon likely came from a package and appears suspicious.

Charlottesville Names New Police Chief

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

RaShall Brackney was recommended for the Charlottesville job by the city manager Tuesday night.

Maryland Governor Signs Bill to Launch Investigation Into Baltimore Police Corruption

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

As Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa resigned Tuesday morning, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that will launch a new investigation into whether senior officials in the agency knew of recent corruption scandals before they went public.

Maryland Governor Signs Bill to Launch Investigation Into Baltimore Police Corruption

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

As Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa resigned Tuesday morning, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that will launch a new investigation into whether senior officials in the agency knew of recent corruption scandals before they went public.

Three North Carolina Officers Indicted in Beating of Man

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

A Wake County grand jury handed up indictments Tuesday against three law enforcement officers, accusing them of beating and injuring a Raleigh man with flashlights and a police dog.

Thousands Honor Fallen Florida Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

Highlands County Deputy William Gentry, Jr., was laid to rest on Tuesday after he was shot in the line of duty on May 6.

Off-Duty Officer Stops Gunman Targeting School Children in Brazil

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

A Brazilian mother's police training suddenly kicked in as a gunman rushed at her and a group of parents waiting for their kids to get out of school.

Mom Hugs Florida Cop Who Saved Her 3-Month-Old’s Life

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

Deputy Jeremie Nix of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office met with Nechole Crowell and her 3-month-old son, Kingston, met for the first time since the extraordinary rescue last week.

President Trump Salutes Fallen Officers at Memorial Service

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

President Donald Trump on Tuesday honored fallen law enforcement officers during the 37th Annual Peace Officers' Memorial Service held on the West Front of the United States Capitol.

Minnesota Trooper Injured When Car Slams Head-On Into His SUV

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

A driver speeding north on Interstate 35 in Lakeville lost control of his vehicle, veered across a grassy boulevard and through a freeway fence and crashed head-on into a State Patrol squad

Computer Attack Erases Ohio Police Data

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

Another computer virus hit the city of Riverside’s police and fire servers earlier this month and erased certain files.

NYC Mayor Promises ‘Overhaul’ of NYPD’s Pot Policy

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged an overhaul to reduce arrests Tuesday as the Manhattan district attorney announced he would stop prosecuting many pot cases.

Feds: California Police Detective Had Gang Ties

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in POLICE

A Glendale police detective was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of lying to federal investigators to hide ties and collaborations with the Mexican Mafia and Armenian organized crime in Southern California

Florida Police Officer Killed in Crash

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

A Jacksonville Sheriff's Office police officer was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning on Interstate 295 while responding to another wreck in the rain.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Federal Tax Charges

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa has resigned and a national search has been launched to find his replacement.

Watch: 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty -- including 129 who paid the ultimate sacrifice in 2017 -- were formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Watch Live: 37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Watch the 37th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service live from the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Recovering Following Shootout

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Franklin County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Heaberlin was shot in the lower abdomen just below his body armor during a shootout with a suspect who was killed in the exchange Saturday night.

New York Police Foil Potential School Shooting

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Police in Westchester County say they stopped a potential shooting at a high school.

Authorities Beef Up Security Around Windsor Castle Ahead of Royal Wedding

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Heavily armed police are combing every inch of the town of Windsor with bomb-sniffing dogs.

Undercover NYC Sanitation Police Fight Crime And Grime

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The New York City Department of Sanitation Police is on the front line in the city's war on quality of life violations.

NAPO TOP COPS Awards Presented During National Police Week

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The National Association of Police Organizations held its 25th Annual TOP COPS Awards Ceremony Monday night at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards Presented

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

The awards are presented as part of the Destination Zero program designed to highlight agency-level achievements in the areas of officer safety and wellness.

Gunman Who Shot California Deputy Mistakenly Reported to Have BB Gun

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

What the car wash manager described as a BB gun was actually a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun.

Judge Temporarily Blocks Release of NYPD Body Camera Footage

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Associate Justice Rosalyn Richter, of the Appellate Division, First Department, made her decision less than two weeks after Justice Shlomo Hagler ruled against the city's largest police union in its recent lawsuit over bodycam recordings.

Pawfficer Donut Sworn-In as New Michigan Police Cat

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Judges Kirsten Nielsen Hartig and Maureen McGinnis asked Donut to raise her right paw and officially swore her in, badge and all, at the Troy Police Department.

Michigan Police Officer Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

A Davison Township police lieutenant is expected to be OK after his cruiser was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon while responding to an incident in Burton.

Chicago Mayoral Candidate: City Has Too Few Police Officers

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Blaming recent spikes in violence in part on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s policies, former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas on Monday laid out an ambitious staffing plan to increase the city’s number of sworn police officers and supervisors.

Oregon Trooper Rescues Puppies From Hot Truck During Traffic Stop

Posted on May 15, 2018 by in POLICE

Oregon State Police Trooper Travis Peterson rescued 10 Husky/German Shepherd puppies from a hot car trunk during a traffic stop Monday.

What Police Week Means to Me

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

I think there’s a little bit of “survivors guilt” in every Police Officer, both active and retired. When we honor those taken from our ranks, we also acknowledge “There but for the grace of God go I.”

Gunman Who Pledged Allegiance to Islamic State After Shooting Philadelphia Police Officer Sentenced

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Edward Archer was sentenced Monday to nearly 50 years in prison for shooting Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett in an Islamic State-inspired ambush attack in 2016.

Wounded Wyoming Police Officer Responds to Mother on Mother’s Day

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Casper Police Officer Jacob Carlson, who was seriously wounded in a shootout on May 6, was able to answer questions from his mother on Mother's Day.

Illinois Governor Proposes Reinstating Death Penalty

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday proposed reinstating the death penalty in Illinois for mass killers and people who slay law enforcement officers as part of his rewrite of a gun control bill.

Inside the Austin Bomber’s Life

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Several years before embarking on a bombing spree that terrorized Austin, Mark Conditt had turned against his family’s devout Christianity and declared himself an atheist.

California Sheriff’s Deputy Shot, Suspect Taken Into Custody

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

A Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy was shot Sunday morning during a confrontation with an armed employee of a gas station and car wash on Highway 12 in Sonoma.

Three Georgia Police Officers Sickened During Call

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Three DeKalb County police officers were released from a hospital Sunday morning after a mix of household cleaners in a motel room made them sick.

Massachusetts Troopers Rescue Injured Osprey on Highway

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

After being hit by a truck, a bird of prey is on the mend thanks to the compassion of three Massachusetts State Police troopers who rescued it Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 84.

5 Ways Mobile Devices Are Helping Law Enforcement Pro-Tech + Serve

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement officers face numerous information constraints that limit their capacity to protect and serve.

Stay connected with the Gamber-Johnson’s docking station for the Panasonic CF33 laptop

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

If your CF-33 has a keyboard, this is the docking station you need. Whether you use your computer in laptop or tablet orientation, the docking station will hold your computer and keyboard securely in a vehicle. The docking station comes fully loaded...

Stay connected with the Gamber-Johnson’s docking station for the Panasonic CF33 laptop

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

If your CF-33 has a keyboard, this is the docking station you need. Whether you use your computer in laptop or tablet orientation, the docking station will hold your computer and keyboard securely in a vehicle. The docking station comes fully loaded...

Video: 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty -- including 129 who paid the ultimate sacrifice in 2017 -- were formally dedicated on the walls of the memorial.

Video: 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty -- including 129 who paid the ultimate sacrifice in 2017 -- were formally dedicated on the walls of the memorial.

2018 Police Unity Tour Arrives at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

One of the most impressive sights of National Police Week is the Police Unity Tour with thousands of bicyclists riding through Washington, D.C.

2018 Police Unity Tour Arrives at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

One of the most impressive sights of National Police Week is the Police Unity Tour with thousands of bicyclists riding through Washington, D.C.

K-9 Heroes Remembered During National Police Week

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

For the first time ever, fallen K-9 heroes are remembered during National Police Week.

Thousands Honor Fallen Law Enforcement Officers at 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

An estimated 30,000 people attended The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's 30th annual candlelight vigil Sunday night on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Photos: 2018 Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty were formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Sunday.

Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded; Suspect Dead

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

What began as a traffic stop Saturday evening ended with a shootout in front of a West Side gas station, and it left a suspect dead and a Franklin County sheriff's deputy shot and in the hospital following surgery.

Four Oklahoma Troopers Injured in Shootout, Blast

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

A suspect is dead, troopers are injured and buildings are destroyed by fire following a firefight and possible booby trap on Friday morning in downtown Talihina.

California’s Justice Reforms Blamed in Slaying of Police Officer

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

In the heated debate over California’s efforts to slash its prison population, the case of Michael Christopher Mejia has become a rallying cry.

Autopsies: Ohio Police Officers Killed by Shots to Head, Torso

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

Westerville Officer Eric Joering was killed Feb. 10 when he was shot three times, once in the forehead, while fellow Officer Anthony Morelli died after being shot in the chest as they responded to a possible domestic violence call.

Georgia Officer Resigns, Accuses Chief of Mishandling Traffic Stop Investigation

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

An Alpharetta officer accused his police chief of being unable to carry out a fair investigation into his conduct at a traffic stop with a 65-year-old grandmother and has resigned as a result.

School District Shuts Down Information After Parkland Massacre

Posted on May 14, 2018 by in POLICE

The Broward County, Fla., school district’s repeated, emphatic — and it turns out, false — statements that Nikolas Cruz had not been in a controversial disciplinary program fit a pattern of an institution on the defense and under siege.

Watch Live: 2018 Candle Light Vigil

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in POLICE

Every year, the annual Candlelight Vigil is held to honor the officers who were added to the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

Watch: 1st Annual National Police K-9 Memorial Service

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in Uncategorized

The National Police Dog Foundation, FOP DC Lodge #1, LA Rescued, and United for Blue hosted the 1st Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service Friday afternoon at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Baltimore Mayor Suspends Police Commissioner Over Federal Tax Charges

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has placed Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa on paid leave pending the resolution of three federal criminal tax charges against him, she announced Friday.

Michigan Police Save Boy Who Nearly Drowned

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

A Michigan State Police trooper and Mendon police worked together to save a 7-year-old after a near-drowning Wednesday.

New Kansas Law Bans Officers From Having Sex During Traffic Stops

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

A new Kansas law makes it a crime for police to have sex with people they pull over for traffic violations or detain in criminal investigations.

Preventing K-9 Opioid Overdoses

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

There’s a new push by police and others to protect their four-legged partners from K-9 overdoses.

Driver Goes On Road Rage Rampage, Hits CHP Cruiser

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Carlos Lozano, 18, of Camarillo, will be charged with at least six counts of assault with a deadly weapon, as CHP believes the collisions were intentional.

Video: 11-Year-Old Girl Jumps From Carjacked SUV

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Police released dramatic video of an 11-year-old girl jumping from her family's vehicle as it was being carjacked.

NYPD Sergeant Collapses, Dies During Coffee Break

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

NYPD Sgt. Richard Wetzel collapsed and died in Van Cortlandt Park of an apparent heart attack during his coffee break Wednesday morning.

Texas Deputy Inspector General Killed in On-Duty Crash

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Texas Juvenile Justice Department Deputy Inspector General Richard Hale was returning from a meeting and still on-duty when the crash occurred near Decatur Wednesday afternoon.

Conviction Tossed in Drunk Driving Crash That Killed New York Police Officer

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Michael Olivieri, the brother of Nassau County Police Officer Joseph Olivieri, said his family felt betrayed by the Appellate Division panel that vacated James Ryan’s manslaughter conviction on Wednesday.

Deadly Ambush Attack of Massachusetts Police Officer Detailed

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon was fatally shot during a second sweep of the attic where his alleged killer was holed up with drugs and thousands of dollars in cash.

Michigan Police Seeks New Cat After ‘Pawfficer Badges’ Falls Ill

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

The Troy Police Department and Michigan Humane Society announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that their new police cat has feline leukemia, a serious disease that is transmittable to other cats.

Yale Police Officers ‘Followed Procedures’ After Being Called to Dorm

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers admonished a complaining white student who called police after she discovered a black student sleeping in a residence hall common area.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Failed to File Taxes

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Federal prosecutors say they have charged Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa with three misdemeanor counts of failing to file federal taxes.

Details About Texas Bomber Begin to Emerge

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in POLICE

Six weeks later, the answer to why Conditt carried out the attacks remains stubbornly elusive.

FBI Releases Police Line-of-Duty Death Statistics for 2017

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

A total of 93 officers were killed in the line of duty last year, according to a portion of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017 (LEOKA) report released Thursday.

FBI Releases Police Line-of-Duty Death Statistics for 2017

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A total of 93 officers were killed in the line of duty last year, according to a portion of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017 (LEOKA) report released Thursday.

Dashboard Camera Video Shows Florida Deputy Save Baby’s Life

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Marion County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Jeremie Nix was on his way home from work when a woman in another car flagged him down at a red light.

Dodge Durango Pursuit SUV Joins Charger in FCA’s Law Enforcement Lineup

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Fiat Chrysler is officially expanding its police vehicle lineup this year with the addition of a mean-looking version of its 2018 Dodge Durango Pursuit SUV.

Sacramento Police Release Body Camera Video of Arrest

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The Sacramento Police Department released body-camera footage showing the arrest of a man who police say left his car running outside a 7-Eleven on Friday morning, an incident that ended with the officer tackling the man to the ground and arresting him.

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Close to 6 Tons of Cocaine

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded almost six tons of cocaine at Port Everglades on Thursday, the result of intercepting six vessels from February through mid-April.

Fallen Indiana Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Terre Haute Officer Robert Shawn “Rob” Pitts was laid to rest Wednesday afternoon, capping a nearly week-long outpouring of sympathy and support for his family and the police department.

Pennsylvania Officer Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency During Training

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

York City Police Officer Alex Sable suffered a medical emergency during training in Maryland.

Wounded ATF Agent Leaves Chicago Hospital

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The federal agent who was shot in the face last week in the Back of the Yards neighborhood has been released from the hospital.

Wounded ATF Agent Leaves Chicago Hospital

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The federal agent who was shot in the face last week in the Back of the Yards neighborhood has been released from the hospital.

Illinois Trooper Claims He Got PTSD From Verbal Abuse by Supervisor

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

For two years, Illinois State Trooper James Bradley says he worked the night shift, cruising highways around DuQuoin, searching for speeders and drunks while mentally impaired by post-traumatic stress disorder.

Illinois Trooper Claims He Got PTSD From Verbal Abuse by Supervisor

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

For two years, Illinois State Trooper James Bradley says he worked the night shift, cruising highways around DuQuoin, searching for speeders and drunks while mentally impaired by post-traumatic stress disorder.

New Jersey Police Officers Risk Their Lives to Pull Man From Burning Car

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Officers from the Roselle Police Department in New Jersey couldn't tell if a person was in the vehicle because of the dark windows, but when they got the driver's side door open, they saw a man slumped over the steering wheel.

Sheriff Determined to Solve Cold Case Murders of Elderly Couple

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Howard Sills has been the sheriff of Putnam County, Ga., for the past 21 years. Before that, he was a detective who solved every murder case that came his way until someone killed Russell Dermond, 88, and his wife, Shirley, 87.

Sheriff Determined to Solve Cold Case Murders of Elderly Couple

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Howard Sills has been the sheriff of Putnam County, Ga., for the past 21 years. Before that, he was a detective who solved every murder case that came his way until someone killed Russell Dermond, 88, and his wife, Shirley, 87.

Retiring Officer Gets Emotional During Last Radio Transmission

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

It was an emotional moment for Sgt. Kevin Rorie, who tearfully performed his final radio transmission before retiring from the Lassen County Sheriff's Department.

Retiring Officer Gets Emotional During Last Radio Transmission

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

It was an emotional moment for Sgt. Kevin Rorie, who tearfully performed his final radio transmission before retiring from the Lassen County Sheriff's Department.

K-9 Training Director Says K-9s Could Die if Marijuana is Legalized in Illinois

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Decatur Police Detective Chad Larner, training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, said that police dogs could not be retrained and some may be put down when they were no longer able to work if marijuana is legalized in the state.

K-9 Training Director Says K-9s Could Die if Marijuana is Legalized in Illinois

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Decatur Police Detective Chad Larner, training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, said that police dogs could not be retrained and some may be put down when they were no longer able to work if marijuana is legalized in the state.

K-9 Training Director Says Dogs Could Die if Marijuana is Legalized in Illinois

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Decatur Police Detective Chad Larner, training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, said that police dogs could not be retrained and some may be put down when they were no longer able to work if marijuana is legalized in the state.

K-9 Training Director Says Dogs Could Die if Marijuana is Legalized in Illinois

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Decatur Police Detective Chad Larner, training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, said that police dogs could not be retrained and some may be put down when they were no longer able to work if marijuana is legalized in the state.

Indiana Officers Rescue Seven Dogs From House Fire

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement officers in Porter County helped save seven dogs from a house fire on Tuesday.

Indiana Officers Rescue Seven Dogs From House Fire

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Law enforcement officers in Porter County helped save seven dogs from a house fire on Tuesday.

Pennsylvania Trooper Ruled Justified in Fatal Shooting

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The suspected Walmart shoplifter shot and killed by a state trooper in March was armed with a homemade gun assembled from parts sold on the internet.

Massachusetts State Police Activates GPS Monitors on Cruisers

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The Massachusetts State Police has activated GPS monitors on marked cruisers as part of the latest reform effort in the embattled department.

California Police Horse Helps Catch Suspected Drunken Driver

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Livingston Police horse Sonny and Reserve Officer Joe Cruz arrested DUI suspect Angel Ramirez.

Judge Won’t Send Convicted Baltimore Police Lieutenant to Prison

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Circuit Judge Melissa Phinn said police chose to make an example of Officer Steven Bagshaw only after scandal emerged with the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force.

House Bill Urges States to Implement Gun-Seizure Laws

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

Federal legislation introduced Wednesday would encourage all states to enact laws similar to Florida’s new statute that allows the government to seize firearms of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

California Deputies: Gunman on Roof was Hunting Gophers

Posted on May 10, 2018 by in POLICE

The neighbor's report sounded serious: A man sitting on a house roof was pointing a rifle at the roadway.

Parole Denied for Massachusetts Cop-Killer

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Forty years after he shot and killed Shrewsbury Police Officer James Lonchiadis, Edgar Bowser III has been denied his latest bid for freedom.

Massachusetts Trooper Uses Jerky to Lure Dog Off Highway

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Massachusetts Trooper Nick D'Angelo used a stash of homemade deer jerky to lure a wayward dog off Interstate 190 Wednesday morning, leading the dog to safety.

Blue Mass Honors Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, which hosted the event at St. Patrick's Catholic Church Tuesday, honored the 129 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2017

Michigan Police: Up to 6 Girls May be Buried in Wooded Area

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities excavating woods in Macomb Township for the remains of a 12-year-old Warren girl last seen in 1979 are also looking for the bodies of up to five others who have been reported missing over the years.

TV Star Joins Kansas Trooper on Patrol

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

"Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet once wanted to be a patrolman just like Trooper Ben Gardner — better known as @TrooperBenKHP with the Kansas Highway Patrol.

LAPD Investigating Disappearance of Iron Man Suit

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Los Angeles police are investigating the disappearance of the original Iron Man suit worn by Robert Downey Jr. from a Pacoima warehouse, officials said Wednesday morning.

StarChase Helps Tack Car in Missouri Pursuit

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Once the tracker activated, the deputies turned off their lights and sirens, but continued to pursue the vehicle by follow its route using the GPS tracking system.

Convicted Felon Charged in Crash That Injured Alabama Trooper

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities have filed formal charges against a man they say struck and seriously injured an Alabama State Trooper on Interstate 59 last week.

Wisconsin Sheriff’s Deputy Recalls Her Near Fatal Fentanyl Exposure

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Waukesha County Deputy Sarah Kralovetz talked for the first time to the I-Team about what's becoming one of the biggest risks for many first responders.

Oregon Deputy Injured in Crash Returns to Work

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Demmer returned to work six months after he was involved in a serious motorcycle crash while on duty.

Video Shows Wyoming Police Exchange Gunfire With Suspect

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The police officer wounded in a shootout with a suspect in east Casper on Sunday was struck by five or more bullets and remains in critical condition.

Gang Member Arrested in Shooting of ATF Agent

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Ernesto Godinez was charged with shooting a federal agent after surveillance cameras captured him in the area where shots were fired early Friday in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Ashes Thrown at LAPD Chief During Meeting

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Two people were arrested at Los Angeles Police headquarters Tuesday morning after a substance was thrown at Chief Charlie Beck during a meeting of the city Police Commission.

Body Camera Video Shows California Deputy-Involved Fatal Shooting

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The situation started Thursday when family members called the Tulare County Sheriff's Office and reported Anthony Trujillo was acting erratically.

Serious Crime Down in New York City

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

While parts of Brooklyn and the Bronx have seen recent increases in gun violence and homicides, overall serious crimes in the city continued to fall in April to the lowest level for the month in modern history.

Use of Psychiatric Drugs Soars in California Jails

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The number of jail inmates in California taking psychotropic drugs has jumped about 25 percent in five years.

Miami Police Officer Charged With Assault in Arrest

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

Prosecutors on Tuesday filed an assault charge against a Miami police officer caught on video kicking at the head of a handcuffed suspect lying on the ground.

NYPD Arrests Suspect in ‘Horrific Assault’ and Sex Attack on Woman

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The NYPD has arrested the man they suspect allegedly attacked and may have sexually assaulted a 52-year-old woman in Queens

LAPD Veterans Make Up Finalists for Police Chief

Posted on May 9, 2018 by in POLICE

The three finalists for chief of the Los Angeles Police Department are Robert Arcos, Michel Moore and Bill Scott, according to three sources familiar with the selection process.

Border Patrol Says Fear of Child Trafficking Forces Separations

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Since October, more than 700 migrant children have been taken from adults claiming to be their parents, including more than 100 children under age 4.

Liquid Thrown at Chicago Police Officer

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Amid reports of weekend problems along and near a stretch of the Magnificent Mile, a 16-year-old boy has been charged with assaulting a Chicago police officer who was trying to break up a fight.

Interim Memorial Unveiled at Pulse Nightclub

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

The onePULSE Foundation is unveiling the Orlando nightclub’s “interim” memorial Tuesday, designed to be a temporary tribute to the victims and survivors of the 2016 mass shooting.

Video: Fawn Jumps Inside California Sheriff’s Deputy’s Patrol Car

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

When a nervous fawn sitting in the middle of the road saw safety through the open driver’s side door of a Marin County sheriff’s patrol car on Friday morning, it made a run for it.

Records: Suspect in Execution-Style Slaying of L.A. Sheriff’s Sergeant Confessed to Police

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Trenton Lovell, who is awaiting trial in the 2016 murder of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Steve Owen, told investigators he shot the veteran law enforcement officer in the face in Lancaster and then "walked up and … finished the job."

How We Are Dying

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Are we a bigger threat to ourselves than the bad guys are to us? Today's battles are being fought on two fronts - on the streets and in our heads.

National Police Week 2018 and the 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

There is no bigger crisis in law enforcement than an officer who has been killed in the line of duty. That crisis repeated itself 129 times in 2017.

Public Honoring Fallen Florida Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

A Highlands County deputy has died after being shot in the head in Lake Placid on Sunday evening.

Albuquerque Police Consider Relaxed Officer Take-Home Car Policy

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

As Albuquerque Police tries to hire more officers, the department's also looking to increase visibility by letting officers take their cars to more places while off duty.

Cops Shocked After Raccoon Family Falls Through Ceiling

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

An overprotective raccoon mom sent cops running when they were tried to remove her from a Michigan home.

Thousands Honor Slain Maine Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

The Cross Insurance Center in Bangor was filled to capacity Monday, as thousands gather for the funeral of Somerset County Sheriff's Cpl. Eugene Cole, who was fatally shot while on duty late last month.

Retired NYPD Officer Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

Retired NYPD Officer Mark J. Natale helped dust-covered people fleeing Manhattan over bridges to Brooklyn and on ferries to New Jersey, then stood guard at the gates around Ground Zero.

NYPD Officer Dragged by Stolen Car Released From Hospital

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

NYPD Officer Dalsh Veve was wheeled out of the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey with his 3-year-old daughter Darshee sitting on his lap.

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Officers’ Lawsuit Against Mosby

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lawsuit against Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby brought by five city police officers who claimed she maliciously prosecuted them after the death in 2015 of Freddie Gray.

Florida Officer Who Lost Both Legs in Crash Reunites With Those Who Saved Him

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

A year to the day after Miami-Dade police Maj. Ricky .Carter crashed his motorcycle on a Sunday morning on his way to a fundraiser, losing both legs, breaking his arms and collapsing a lung, the officer visited the hospital he credits with saving him.

Florida Deputy Breaks Opponent’s Arm in Friendly Arm-Wrestling Match

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

"I felt sick to my stomach," Lake County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jerry Craig said Monday about the April 4 incident outside a Eustis thrift store. "I would never want to intentionally hurt somebody in any way, shape or form."

Video of Maryland Deputy Shooting Groundhog Goes Viral

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

A deputy with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office fatally shot a groundhog in Eldersburg on Sunday, in an incident captured on video that has been widely shared on social media.

Attorney General Touts ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy for Illegal Border Crossings

Posted on May 8, 2018 by in POLICE

All immigrants who cross the border illegally will be charged with a crime under a new “zero tolerance” border enforcement policy, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Head Dies

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Highlands County Deputy William Gentry was shot while responding to a dispute over a cat.

Video Shows Off-Duty California Officer Pull Gun on Customer

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

The off-duty Buena Park police officer who thought Jose Arreola had stolen the $1.19 roll of mints.

Wyoming Police Officer Critically Wounded in Shootout

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A Casper police officer was critically wounded in a shootout that left the suspect dead Sunday.

Names of Fallen Officers Added to NYPD’s Hall of Heroes

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

To the muted strains of music from the film "Gladiator," the NYPD during a poignant ceremony Friday unveiled the names of 27 officers and civilians who died in recent years in the line of duty.

Alabama Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Pursuit

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A Chilton County Sheriff's deputy has been released from a local hospital after sustaining undisclosed injuries after a car chase near Jemison.

Here’s How Mobile Technology is Improving Emergency Response Efforts

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Mobile technology is one of the most important tools for public safety agencies, helping to improve situational awareness and officer safety. It’s also changing the game when it comes to coordinating emergency response efforts across multiple agencies.

What does it mean to have CLEAR® together with Real-Time Incarceration and Arrest records?

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

It means law enforcement can be using the most current data to improve the safety of the communities they serve.

Texas Deputies Save Man Dangling From Overpass

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A man has some brave deputies and drivers to thank for saving his life. He was pulled to safety after dangling from an overpass.

Handcuffed Man Injured After Jumping Off Courthouse Balcony

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A handcuffed man seriously injured himself as he flipped and took a nosedive off a second-floor balcony in a Utah courthouse.

Grandfather Trips Armed Suspect Fleeing From Police

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Incredible videos shows a grandfather with a cane trip a man who was running from police with a gun.

Fallen Indiana Police Officer a ‘True Hero’

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was shot and killed in the line of duty outside a Garden Quarter apartment building Friday evening while following up on a homicide investigation.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Critically Wounded

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Highlands County Deputy William Gentry was shot and critically wounded Sunday night.

Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Leg

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s sergeant was shot in the leg early Sunday while trying to stop a pair of people in a stolen car in Harvey.

Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Leg

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s sergeant was shot in the leg early Sunday while trying to stop a pair of people in a stolen car in Harvey.

Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Leg

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s sergeant was shot in the leg early Sunday while trying to stop a pair of people in a stolen car in Harvey.

Wounded Massachusetts Police K-9 Has ‘That Healing Quality’

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Yarmouth Police K-9 Nero, who was shot in the same incident that killed his handler Sgt. Sean Gannon, will likely make a full recovery and could even return to work one day.

Wounded Massachusetts Police K-9 Has ‘That Healing Quality’

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Yarmouth Police K-9 Nero, who was shot in the same incident that killed his handler Sgt. Sean Gannon, will likely make a full recovery and could even return to work one day.

Chicago Police Superintendent: ‘You Will Not Get Away With This’

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A federal agent shot in the face early Friday in the Back of the Yards was the fourth law enforcement officer wounded in the past year in an area of the South Side where warring gangs have been stepping up their firepower.

Two Shot Outside Chicago Hospital

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A crowd of people outside a Chicago hospital’s emergency room, waiting for news about a man who was shot and taken there earlier in the day, were wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday night.

Border Volunteers Keep Watch

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

Pledging to report unauthorized entries into the United States — and shame any state leaders who welcome them — about 20 border security supporters assembled over the weekend in the San Diego area.

Suspect Fleeing Texas Troopers Jumps Into Lake

Posted on May 7, 2018 by in POLICE

A man who tried to elude state troopers Sunday afternoon by jumping into Lady Bird Lake was running from the law after a traffic stop in Southwest Austin

Indiana Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on May 5, 2018 by in POLICE

Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was fatally wounded after officers were fired upon from a second-story window at an apartment complex Friday evening.

Indiana Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on May 5, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was fatally wounded after officers were fired upon from a second-story window at an apartment complex Friday evening.

Indiana Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on May 5, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was fatally wounded after officers were fired upon from a second-story window at an apartment complex Friday evening.

More Than $60K Offered for Information in Shooting of Undercover ATF Agent in Chicago

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is putting up $25,000, the Chicago Police Department another $25,000, the U.S, Marshals Service $10,000 and community groups $1,000, it was announced at an afternoon news conference.

If Facial Recognition Comes to Body Cameras, How Will L.E. Agencies Respond?

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Adding facial recognition capabilities to its body camera technology raises questions whether law enforcement agencies will impose policies and requirements tied to such technology.

If Facial Recognition Comes to Body Cameras, How Will L.E. Agencies Respond?

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Adding facial recognition capabilities to its body camera technology raises questions whether law enforcement agencies will impose policies and requirements tied to such technology.

New Orleans Police Officer’s Killer Gets Life in Prison

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Travis Boys was, who convicted in March of first-degree murder for New Orleans Police Officer Daryle Holloway's death, received a mandatory life sentence from Criminal District Court Judge Karen Herman on Thursday.

Chicago Police Still Falling Short in Attracting Black Officers

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has consistently stressed its intent to diversify the Chicago Police Department during its push to add more than 1,000 officers.

ATF Agent Shot in the Face While Working Undercover in Chicago

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A federal agent was shot in the face early Friday while working undercover in a joint mission with Chicago police officers on the South Side.

The Great Test for the Border Wall: Texas’ Rio Grande Valley

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The largest stretch of the wall — 33 miles — is expected to rise later this year in the Rio Grande Valley and have the most potential to deter immigrants and drug smugglers.

Dallas Police Chief Finally Takes Oath of Office

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

U. Renee Hall has been Dallas' police chief for eight months, but it wasn't until Wednesday that she completed the final step in making the role official: taking the oath of office.

Police Hope for DNA Match in Zodiac Killer Case From Saliva on Stamps

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Sorthern California detectives still trying to identify the infamous Zodiac Killer who targeted victims in the late 1960s and taunted investigators with letters say they hope to use DNA tracing technology.

New York Corrections Workers Arrested

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The Westchester County district attorney's office says the workers traded sex and cellphone contraband with inmates.

Former College Football Player, Now Texas Cop Picks Off Purse Snatcher

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A former college football player got to put some of his gridiron skills to use out in the real world Wednesday afternoon as a rookie police officer.

Critically Wounded Dallas Police Officer ‘Not Out of the Woods Yet’

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida, who was wounded in a shooting at Home Depot that claimed the life of her partner last month, is improving but has a long road ahead to recovery.

Florida Police Officer Shot Six Times: ‘My Name Could be on That Wall’

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

On Dec. 6, 2017, Miami-Dade Police Officer Manny Gonzalez was working an off-duty shift at Walmart when he was shot six times in the shoulder, back and leg by a suspected shoplifter.

Incidents Show Dangers of Dealing With the Mentally Ill

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

For police and health care workers, dealing with people with mental illnesses who commit crimes can be daunting.

Georgia Sheriff’s Office Mourns Beloved Bloodhound

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Cobb County Sheriff's Bloodhound Hank died during the first few hours of Wednesday morning after his stomach became twisted.

Kentucky Deputy Jumps on Stolen Farm Tractor During Pursuit, Arrests Man

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

A man driving a stolen farming tractor was charged early Thursday after a Graves County deputy jumped onto the machine during a pursuit to stop it.

Child Offers Allowance After Funeral for Fallen Texas Police Officer

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

Police found a small envelope slid under the front door of Round Rock police headquarters early Thursday morning and inside was a letter written in pencil with four one-dollar bills.

Los Angeles Sues 9 Drug Companies

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The city of Los Angeles accused top drugmakers and distributors Thursday of fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by engaging in deceptive marketing aimed at boosting sales.

New Jersey School Superintendent Busted for Defecating on School Grounds

Posted on May 4, 2018 by in POLICE

The superintendent of a school district in New Jersey was busted for relieving himself in public on school grounds on a "daily basis.”

Arrest of Golden State Killer Suspect Could Unlock Other Cold Case Mysteries

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Investigators are reexamining unsolved homicides with the Golden State Killer suspect in mind.

Off-Duty Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Crashes Cruiser Into Home

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

An off-duty Licking County sheriff's deputy became involved in a domestic dispute, got into his cruiser and crashed into a neighboring house Wednesday afternoon in Reynoldsburg.

No Charges for Colorado Deputy in Fatal Shooting

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

District Attorney Dave Young’s office released its decision letter on the death Tuesday, announcing that the office would not file criminal charges against the deputy.

Man Accused of Threatening Gay Clubs Accidentally Released From Chicago Jail

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A man charged with threatening violence at gay bars in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood was accidentally released from Cook County Jail this week and remains at large.

Daughter of Officer Killed on 9/11 Honors Dad by Becoming an NYPD Cop

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

The best way Jill Suarez could honor her late father was to continue his legacy.

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Robbery Suspect In New Jersey Barbershop

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Police say an off-duty officer was getting his hair cut when a man walked in pointing a gun.

Feds Capture Handcuffed Prisoner Following Brief Escape

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

For the second time in less than a week, a handcuffed prisoner managed to slither away from custody in New York City.

Feds Capture Handcuffed Prisoner Following Brief Escape

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in Uncategorized

For the second time in less than a week, a handcuffed prisoner managed to slither away from custody in New York City.

Connecticut Police Officers Injured in Explosion During Standoff

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A barn in North Haven exploded Wednesday night during a standoff with a man who had barricaded himself inside a house on the same property after a domestic violence incident.

Connecticut Police Officers Injured in Explosion During Standoff

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A barn in North Haven exploded Wednesday night during a standoff with a man who had barricaded himself inside a house on the same property after a domestic violence incident.

Body Camera Video of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Raid Released

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

The Las Vegas Police Department on Wednesday released the first body camera video of officers breaching and entering the hotel room that Stephen Paddock used as a perch to kill 58 people at a country music concert last year.

Body Camera Video of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Raid Released

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

The Las Vegas Police Department on Wednesday released the first body camera video of officers breaching and entering the hotel room that Stephen Paddock used as a perch to kill 58 people at a country music concert last year.

Body Camera Footage Shows Cleveland Police Officers Under Fire

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Newly released body camera footage shows the dramatic moments Cleveland police officers came under fire during a call last month.

Off-Duty Missouri Deputy Punched on Bus Says He Was Targeted Because of His Uniform

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A St. Louis County Sheriff's deputy on his way to work was punched in the face while riding a Metro bus Wednesday morning.

Suspect Fleeing Illinois Police Escapes Through Drainage Pipe

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A suspect who probably thought he made a fast escape from police Tuesday by jumping into the Fox River and fleeing through a drainage pipe was taken into custody when he popped out of a manhole.

Suspect Drags Connecticut Police Officer With Car

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A Bridgeport police officer was taken to a hospital after a suspect dragged him with their car.

Teen Arrested in ISIS-Inspired Mass Shooting Plot at Texas Mall

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

A Plano West Senior High School student was arrested on suspicion of making an ISIS-inspired plan to commit a mass shooting at Frisco’s Stonebriar Centre mall with help from others.

Baltimore OKs $9M Settlement to Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in POLICE

Baltimore’s spending panel on Wednesday approved a $9 million settlement with a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent 20 years in prison before DNA evidence cleared his name a decade ago.

Interviews Begin in Search for LAPD’s Next Chief

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

The nationwide hunt for Los Angeles' next police chief has narrowed to a handful of contenders who have deep ties to the LAPD, setting the stage for another insider to likely get the job.

Teen Injured After California Police Officer’s Gun Accidentally Discharges

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A bullet fragment struck a 14-year-old girl in the face when a police officer "accidentally" fired his gun after a car chase involving a stolen van she was riding in Sunday

Teen Injured After California Police Officer’s Gun Accidentally Discharges

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A bullet fragment struck a 14-year-old girl in the face when a police officer "accidentally" fired his gun after a car chase involving a stolen van she was riding in Sunday

Should Investigators Use DNA Websites to Catch Criminals?

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

While DNA helped investigators close in on Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected Golden State Killer, Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst for the ACLU, says police using genealogy websites to solve crimes raises many privacy concerns and there needs to be

Girl Shot While Sitting on Chicago Porch With Parents

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A 4-year-old girl shot in the shoulder in front of her South Side home was reported to be conscious and talking Wednesday morning while police said they were “making good progress” in the case.

Girl Shot While Sitting on Chicago Porch With Parents

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A 4-year-old girl shot in the shoulder in front of her South Side home was reported to be conscious and talking Wednesday morning while police said they were “making good progress” in the case.

Movie Shoot Leads to Los Angeles Police Response

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Cast members with ski masks were spotted in the 5200 block of Tendilla Ave.

Cops Catch Black Bear After Close Encounter With Man

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Police have caught a bear that was seen roaming around multiple neighborhoods this week.

‘Paintball Wars’ Causing Problems for Police

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Rappers, including Atlanta’s Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, have been encouraging paintball "wars" as a means to stop gun violence.

Slain Dallas Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Hundreds of mourners gathered Tuesday to remember Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander, who died last week after a man he was trying to arrest pulled a gun and opened fire on him, his partner and a loss-prevention officer at a Home Depot.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after unintentionally shooting himself at the Compton sheriff's station.

Coroner Says Family Autopsy of Man Fatally Shot by Police ‘Erroneous’

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Sacramento County Coroner Kimberly Gin said in a letter to police dated Friday that she brought five pathologists into the matter “in light of the erroneous information that was released from the private autopsy.”

School Board, Prosecutors Challenge Release of Additional Parkland Response Videos

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Prosecutors are joining the Broward School Board in moving to block the public release of footage captured by security cameras outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during Nikolas Cruz’s deadly Valentine’s Day rampage.

Homicides Drop by Half in California City After Crack Down on Gangs

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Homicides in Fresno have dropped by half compared to a year ago due to a crackdown on gangs.

Can DNA Identify the Zodiac Killer Now That It Has Revealed Suspected Golden State Killer?

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

Could the same type of detective work on genealogy websites be used to catch another of California’s most infamous and elusive criminals — the Zodiac Killer?

Fingerprint in Play-Doh Leads Massachusetts Police to Suspect

Posted on May 2, 2018 by in POLICE

A shoplifting suspect's fingerprint left on a piece of Play-Doh in an apparent effort to muffle a security alarm at Walmart was linked to a man in jail for other crimes.

Sacramento Police Cruisers May Get Bullet-Resistant Panels

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The Sacramento City Council will decide Tuesday whether to approve $442,000 to buy 229 bullet-resistant panels, enough to retrofit each patrol car.

As Young Cop, Golden State Killer Suspect Was ‘Always Serious’

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

In the four-decade hunt for the killer, there was much speculation that he might be police officer.

As Young Cop, Golden State Killer Suspect Was ‘Always Serious’

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

In the four-decade hunt for the killer, there was much speculation that he might be police officer.

Alaska Trooper Arrested After Showing Up to Hotel in Cruiser for Date With Minor

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

An Alaska state trooper was arrested Sunday on charges of attempted sexual abuse of a minor when he showed up for a hotel date he set up with a 16-year-old girl.

Florida City Council Votes to Disband Police Department

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The Brooksville Police Department will disband, and the city’s 8,000 residents will have the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office protecting their safety and their property.

Florida Police Officer Shoots at Suspect After Being Struck by Vehicle

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Indian Shores Tuesday morning.

Los Angeles Security Guard Ambushed by Robbers

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

A security guard was distracted by a woman in short shorts before being ambushed by robbers, who got into the multi-million home in Beverly Crest he was guarding by using his gate remote.

Retiring Florida Police Officer Gets Emotional During Last Radio Call

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Sarasota Police Officer Andre Jenkins fought back tears during his final patrol shift before retiring.

Father of Parkland Victim Files Lawsuit Against Former School Resource Officer

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Andrew Pollack, the father of one of the 17 Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting victims, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson.

57 White Supremacist Gang Members Arrested in North Texas

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

Federal authorities have charged 57 members of several white supremacist prison gangs in a large North Texas drug trafficking and kidnapping conspiracy following a joint investigation by federal, state and local police agencies.

More Details Released in Slaying of Maine Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

A police affidavit released Monday after the first court appearance of a man accused of slaying a Somerset County deputy sheriff last week points to how the two may have encountered each other, but offers no motive for the crime.

New York State Police, Town Police Cruisers Collide

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

New York State Police are investigating a collision between a trooper's patrol car and a Town of Newburgh police car Sunday night.

Off-Duty New York Police Officer Rescues Girl During Coyote Attack

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

A coyote attacked a 5-year-old girl at a Westchester County park on Sunday before Irvington Police Officer Arcangelo Liberatore pulled the animal off.

Vice President Pence Arrives in California to Tour Border Barrier

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

In the Imperial Valley, Vice President Mike Pence took a heavily secured tour of a construction site for the border barrier and lauded local Border Patrol agents, who presented him with a piece of the original border fence as a gift.

Four Louisiana State Police Troopers Accused of Claiming Bogus Hours, Writing Fraudulent Tickets

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The Louisiana State Police on Monday arrested four troopers — two current and two former — in a major payroll fraud investigation.

New York Police Department’s Cruiser ‘Makeover’ Goes Viral

Posted on May 1, 2018 by in POLICE

The Bath Township Police Department posted to its Facebook account a photo of a patrol car with "POPO" appearing in the place of "POLICE" on the side of the vehicle.

Wounded Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Back on the Job

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Seventeen weeks after being wounded in a shooting that claimed the life of one of his comrades, Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Pelle is back on the job.

Wounded Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Back on the Job

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Seventeen weeks after being wounded in a shooting that claimed the life of one of his comrades, Douglas County Sheriff’s
Deputy Jeff Pelle is back on the job.

Florida School Districts Work to Make Campus Security a Reality

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting and the state's new law that requires armed security on every campus, some superintendents worry districts will compete for the same personnel.

Inmate Overpowers Oklahoma Corrections Officer, Escapes Jail

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Law officers are searching Monday for a jail inmate who overpowered a corrections officer and escaped the Garvin County jail Sunday night.

Massive Gang Database Kept by Chicago Police Under Fire as Inaccurate, Outdated

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Chicago police officers have compiled a database of street gang members that now totals a staggering 128,000 names — and that doesn’t even include juveniles.

Here’s How Streamlining Data Helps Public Safety Workers

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

Streamlining data collection and administrative work is a top priority for many public safety agencies, but finding the right solution can be challenging.

Rookie Albuquerque Police Officer Arrests Murder Suspect on Her First Day

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

An Albuquerque man suspected in the 2015 murder of a 14-year-old boy was finally arrested Saturday.

Officer Carries Resident Out After Home Goes Up In Flames

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities say firefighters quickly knocked down a fire after flames ripped through the garage of a home in Orange County.

Mom Thanks NYPD Officers Who Saved Her Week-Old Baby From Choking

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A mother got to thank two police officers who she says saved her son's life when he was just 8 days old.

Before Home Depot Shooting, Dallas Officers Shared ‘Car Full of Laughs’ as Partners, Best Friends

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in Uncategorized

Dallas police Officers Rogelio Santander and Crystal Almeida were just rookies, but even veteran cops were envious of their chemistry.

Slain Maine Deputy’s Handcuffs Used to Arrest Suspected Killer After Manhunt

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster confirmed that the handcuffs of Deputy Cpl. Eugene Cole, who was killed Wednesday morning, were used to secure John Daniel Williams, the suspect in his shooting death.

Convicted NYPD Cop-Killer Released After 44 Years in Prison

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Herman Bell, who was convicted of gunning down a pair NYPD officers in 1971, was released from prison Friday.

Ford to Halt Production of Police Interceptor Sedan

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Ford says that it will end production of the Police Interceptor sedan by March 2019.

Seconds Mattered: How the Response at Parkland Went Wrong in 11 Minutes

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Much went wrong between the time Nikolas Cruz started shooting at Stoneman Douglas and the moment 11 minutes later when law enforcement officers first entered the building

Kansas Deputy Struck During Traffic Stop

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department deputy was struck while on a traffic stop late Saturday night in east Wichita.

Death Penalty Sought for Texas Cop-Killer

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

Collin County's district attorney will seek the death penalty for the man who proclaimed he wanted to go to war with police and ended up killing a veteran Richardson officer.

Gunman Who Killed Two Florida Deputies Remains a Mystery

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in POLICE

More information released by Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz about the man who shot and killed two of his deputies April 19 revealed that there wasn't much known about him at all.

Arizona Police Officer Shot to Death by Suspected Carjacker

Posted on April 28, 2018 by in POLICE

Nogales Police Officer Jesus Cordova was shot and killed by a carjacking suspect Friday.

Texas Police Officer Hit by Vehicle Dies

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Round Rock Police Officer Charles Whites, who was struck by a vehicle on Feb. 25, has died.

Stations Large and Small

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Whether you need to renovate your current facilities or add completely new ones, there is a process from planning to construction. If you're not already familiar with it, this is an excellent chance to get educated!

NYPD Union Protests Release of Convicted Cop Killer

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

New York City police union officials and politicians protested the Friday afternoon release of convicted cop killer Herman Bell, demanding that parole laws be strengthened to give victims’ families more input in the process.

Parole Denied for Cop-Killer in 1974 Slaying of NYPD Officer

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Osborne "Sonny" Boalds, who is now 82 and confined to a wheelchair, last month appeared before the parole board hoping for the same result as fellow NYPD cop killer Herman Bell.

LAPD Takes Down Suspected Package-Purloining, Porch-Pirate Posse

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

"This is the first time I've ever heard of somebody taking an entire truck of deliveries, instead of taking them off the porch," said LAPD Sgt. Stephen Bell.

Ex-Port Authority Official Apologizes After Berating Cops

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

The storm of controversy started when Caren Turner's daughter and three of her friends were pulled over in New Jersey for driving with tinted windows.

Escaped Pony Gets Personal Police Escort Back Home

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Police in Florida had to escort this little horse back home after he decided to take a solo road trip.

Police Used Consumer Genealogical Websites to Identify Golden State Killer Suspect

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

The break that led authorities to the suspected Golden State Killer came when they linked DNA evidence from the slayings to genetic information contained on a consumer genealogical site.

Gunman Carjacks Undercover Chicago Police Officer

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A gunman carjacked an undercover police officer Thursday afternoon on the Near North Side embarking on a nearly two-mile crime spree that left two people shot in the city’s Gold Coast neighborhood.

Reward Offered in Hunt for Maine Deputy’s Suspected Killer

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Local and federal authorities on Thursday afternoon offered a $20,000 reward in exchange for information leading to the arrest of John D. Williams.

U.S. Marshals, Houston Police Arrest Hundreds of Suspected Gang Members

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

U.S. Marshals and Houston police, along with a host of other law enforcement agencies, have arrested more than 340 people in the greater Houston area including 220 suspected gang members or associates during a months-long operation.

NYPD Police Commissioner Urges New Recruits to Ditch ‘Bad-Eggs’

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

Police Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking to the men and women about to enter the Police Academy, told them to be careful who their friends and family are.

Florida Sheriff Gets Vote of No Confidence

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

The results are in: More than 80 percent of the Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association members who voted have no confidence in Sheriff Scott Israel.

Indiana Police Officer Hospitalized After Drug Exposure

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A Griffith police officer was hospitalized after responding to a drug overdose scene Wednesday night.

Fugitive Trucker Rams Connecticut Trooper’s Cruiser During Pursuit

Posted on April 27, 2018 by in POLICE

A wanted fugitive driving a Peterbilt tractor, rammed a State Police cruiser during an eight-mile chase on I-95 Wednesday afternoon.

Maine Sheriff to Deputy’s Suspected Killer: ‘Turn Yourself In’

Posted on April 26, 2018 by in POLICE

Authorities believe a fugitive suspected of shooting and killing a Somerset County Sheriff’s Cpl. Eugene Cole early Wednesday morning remained in the Somerset County area on Thursday.

Studies: WTC Responders Face Heightened Cancer Risk

Posted on April 26, 2018 by in POLICE

It’s been nearly 16 years since cleanup work officially ended at New York City’s ground zero, but the health effects for rescue and recovery workers are still making themselves known.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Apologizes for ‘200 Years of Policing’

Posted on April 26, 2018 by in POLICE

The union that represents Baltimore's rank-and-file officers immediately pushed back against Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa's comments.

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Providing Treatment of PTSD for Responders

Posted on April 26, 2018 by in POLICE

On Monday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2502 which provides critical treatment of PTSD for public safety personnel.