Department of Justice Releases Reports Focused on Improving Safety and Wellness of Nation’s Law Enforcement Officers

Posted on April 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Department of Justice this week released two complementary reports that focus on the mental health and safety of the nation’s federal, state, local and tribal police officers.

The Fexnix TK20R Flashlight

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Fenix TK20R flashlight packs quite a punch with its impressive 1000 lumen maximum output from the CREE XP-L HI V3 LED. The deep reflector gives an impressive beam throw of over 1,000 feet and the powerful strike bezel and strobe mode makes the...

The Fenix TK20R Flashlight

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Fenix TK20R flashlight packs quite a punch with its impressive 1000 lumen maximum output from the CREE XP-L HI V3 LED. The deep reflector gives an impressive beam throw of over 1,000 feet and the powerful strike bezel and strobe mode makes the...

Missouri Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Suspect During Struggle

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy shot a suspected thief who lunged at the deputy after being confronted in an abandoned nursing home Wednesday morning south of Festus.

Convicted Philadelphia Cop-Killer to Get New Hearing

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Wednesday that his office would drop its challenge of a judge’s ruling in convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case, clearing the way for Abu-Jamal to again argue his appeal before the Pennsylvania Supre

Minneapolis to Ban ‘Warrior’ Training for Police

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Minneapolis police officers will no longer be permitted to participate in "warrior"-style training.

Suspect Allegedly Hits Pennsylvania Trooper, Flees Police in 100 mph Pursuit

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Fayette County man wanted on forgery charges is accused of hitting a Pennsylvania state trooper with his car early Tuesday, then leading police on a high-speed car chase that ended when he took off on foot into the woods, officials said.

Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Seriously Wounded; Suspect Fatally Shot

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy responded to reports of a domestic pursuit was shot multiple times and a suspect was fatally wounded Wednesday night.

The Importance of Continued Firearms Education

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Who is the firearms expert in your department? If you’re on a big agency, then there are likely many of them regularly working at your firearms range. If your agency is small, it might just be the person who has been hunting long enough or enjoys...

Kalamazoo Police Officers Cleared in Plasma Center Fatal Shooting

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

On April 16, Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting cleared both officers for firing their weapons during the incident.

Colorado Police Release Surveillance Video of Henry Pratt Shooting Scene

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Surveillance video released by the Aurora Police Department Wednesday afternoon shows shooter Gary Martin as he prepares to ambush officers as they approach the Henry Pratt building in response to calls of shots being fired on February 15.

Wilmington High School Student Raising Money For Sean Collier Memorial

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A student at Wilmington High School is raising money to build a memorial for MIT Police Officer Sean Collier.

Body Camera Video Shows Chaos Surrounding Michigan Arrest

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dashboard camera video shows the chaotic situation surrounding a second ‘use of force’ arrest by Grand Rapids police in late March.

Woman Gets Nearly 5 Years for Assaulting Deputy With Her Car

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A woman was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for striking a Clark County sheriff’s deputy with a car and then fleeing at high speeds.

Driver in Botched Armored Car Heist That Left Two Officers and Security Guard Dead Paroled

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Judith Clark, the one-time radical activist turned longtime inmate after driving the getaway car in a botched 1981 armored car heist that left two police officers and a security guard dead, was paroled Wednesday after 38 years behind bars.

Ohio State Trooper Rescues Teen Sex Trafficking Victim

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Trooper Mitch Ross from the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Swanton Post stopped a 2013 Nissan Sentra for a failure to move over violation on the Ohio Turnpike.

Union: Rookie Fort Worth Officer’s Firing Rushed to Prevent Appeal

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Officer Lina Mino on Friday, just seven hours before she would have completed her one-year probationary term, thus stripping her of her right to appeal.

Body Camera Video Shows Oklahoma City Police Officer Shoot Escaped Inmate

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police released body camera video of a police officer shooting an escaped inmate in Oklahoma City in January after a Taser failed to subdue the man.

Former Michigan Trooper Convicted in Death

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury on Wednesday found a former Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 15-Year-old Damon Grimes in 2017.

The Law Enforcement Shotgun: Tried, True & Not Going Away

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With the first patent on a slide action—or pump action—weapon having been issued in 1854, it’s safe to say that the pump action shotgun has been around for quite some time. Long known as a good hunting tool, its value as a self-defense weapon was...

Technology Aids The Domestic Terrorism Fight

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Examples of law enforcement tech to share information, identify and track potential suspects and more.

Are You A Leader Or A Manager?

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Take a look at the cover of Law Enforcement Technology magazine. Above the title there’s a line that says, “The #1 Information Source for Law Enforcement Leadership.” For the purpose of this column, I want you to pay attention to the word...

5 Technologies To Improve SWAT Communications

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From software that connects multiple jurisdictions to a vehicle that houses it all.

Make Sound Technology Investments: Avoiding The ‘Technology Trap’

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

While the basic premise of law enforcement – ensuring public safety, investigating crimes and bringing offenders to account – has not changed over the last few decades, technology has transformed the operating landscape. Gone are the days of pins...

The Patrol Rifle Necessity

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the law enforcement world, especially for patrol, the most common calibers for patrol rifles are .223/5.56mm and .308. Prior to the turn of the century, what you found was a bit more varied. The necessity of a rifle was a bit more accepted in the open...

Technology’s Role In The Fight Against Narcotics

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Emerging solutions help agencies reduce manual analysis, increase officer safety and improve situational awareness.

Technology’s Role In The Fight Against Narcotics

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Emerging solutions help agencies reduce manual analysis, increase officer safety and improve situational awareness.

2019 Firearms & Accessories Supplement

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Whether you're considered the firearms expert in your department or not, your firearms education—from learning about developments in related firearms technology to evaluating what your agency is carrying and authorizing—should never stop. Inside the...

2019 Firearms & Accessories Supplement

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Whether you're considered the firearms expert in your department or not, your firearms education—from learning about developments in related firearms technology to evaluating what your agency is carrying and authorizing—should never stop. Inside the...

The Value Of Virtual Simulation Training For Active Shooter Response

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In today’s climate, all law enforcement personnel must be prepared to respond to an active shooter event, whether it’s at a school, workplace or public venue.

The Value Of Virtual Simulation Training For Active Shooter Response

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In today’s climate, all law enforcement personnel must be prepared to respond to an active shooter event, whether it’s at a school, workplace or public venue.

Genetic Genealogy Proves Beneficial For Investigations

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the last few years there have been tremendous technological advancements and successes for law enforcement in the investigations field, one of which includes law enforcement using a public genealogy database as part of an investigation to identify the...

Genetic Genealogy Proves Beneficial For Investigations

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the last few years there have been tremendous technological advancements and successes for law enforcement in the investigations field, one of which includes law enforcement using a public genealogy database as part of an investigation to identify the...

Video Evidence: Cloud Vs.On-Site Storage

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Face today’s video storage challenges head on.

Video Evidence: Cloud Vs.On-Site Storage

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Face today’s video storage challenges head on.

From Military Into Law Enforcement: The SIG P320

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A little more than 100 years ago the U.S. Army adopted the Government Model 1911 .45ACP as its standard issue handgun. The selection of that pistol was to replace the .38 caliber revolvers that they were using at the time and the focus had been on a...

Glock’s Handgun Evolution

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

At the beginning of 2018, I wrote on the pros and cons of the Glock 19X 9mm. Since then, Glock produced and released the models 45, 43X and 48. All chambered in 9mm, the three weapons fit distinctly different niches in the law enforcement officer’s...

Why You Should Add The 12 Gauge Shotgun To Your Less Lethal Arsenal

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Separate your lethal and less lethal shotguns, properly train with the product and create a solid less lethal policy.

Daniel Dvorak

Posted on April 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chief Daniel A. Dvorak (Ret.) has 25 years of law enforcement experience with the Newport, RI and Cambridge, MD police departments. He holds a Master’s Degree in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice/Political Science....

AMPC Pack and All Missions Rig

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Continuing to provide more platforms for the All Missions System, 5.11's AMPC Pack can mount directly to the back of our All Missions and Tactec Plate Carriers or be carried as a stand-alone pack and the innovative All Missions Rig, a low-profile,...

SecurOS FaceX Analytics

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Intelligent Security Systems' SecurOS™ FaceX facial recognition solution delivers the unique capability to accurately recognize individuals’ faces from different camera angles with a host of specific facial characteristics under various lighting...

Retired NYPD Detective Dies From 9/11-Related Illness

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Detective Lisa Rosado, who was recently retired from the NYPD's Real Time Crime Center, died nearly 18 years after responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center

Florida Teen Who Threatened Colorado Schools Found Dead

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Authorities in Colorado have found the 18-year-old Miami Beach High student who traveled to Colorado, bought a shotgun and threatened violence against schools days before the anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High.

American Flag Design Will Remain on Laguna Beach Police Cruisers

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Laguna Beach police cars will keep the American flag-adorned lettering that became the subject of a nationwide debate over whether the design is patriotic or "threatening."

Emotional Farewell for Fallen CHP Sergeant

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Thousands of police officers paid their respects to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon on Tuesday.

Patriotic Patrol Cars Approved In Laguna Beach

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The red, white and blue will stay on Laguna Beach police patrol cars following a debate over the use of the flag on the cruisers.

Law Enforcement Officers Lobby Mattel to Bring Back Police Officer Barbie

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A group of Virginia law enforcement officers is calling on toymaker Mattel to bring back Barbie, police officer Barbie that is.

Good Samaritan Stops Attempted Kidnapping in San Francisco

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officers responded at 12:24 p.m. to the area of Market and 17th streets, where they found a Good Samaritan holding down the suspect, according to San Francisco police.

FBI and Police Seeking Woman ‘Infatuated With Columbine’

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officials secured schools across the Denver area Tuesday as the FBI and local police hunted for a woman who had traveled to Colorado the night before, made threats and was considered armed and "extremely dangerous."

Report: Use of Deadly Force by LAPD Dropped by 25% in 2018

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles police officers fired their weapons 33 times last year compared with 44 shootings the previous year — a 25% decrease, according to the report presented to the Police Commission.

Border Patrol Agent Recounts Vicious 2017 Machete Attack

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lorenzo Hernandez, an off-duty Border Patrol agent who was savagely attacked in a bizarre incident in Doña Ana County in 2017, testified Monday in Day 1 of a trial for one of two defendants in the case.

Experts Say Fatal Charlotte Police Shooting Was Justified

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It could be months before authorities determine whether to criminally charge officers involved in a deadly shooting at a Charlotte restaurant, but professors who study use-of-force say that the available facts suggest the shooting was legally justified.

Video Released in Deadly California Traffic Stop Shooting

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office on Friday released video of a fatal January 2017 shooting of a Paso Robles man the county District Attorney’s Office found deemed lawful after the man pulled a replica BB gun during a traffic stop.

Man Suspected of Killing Washington Deputy is the Brother of Convicted Cop-Killer

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brian Dee Butts, who is believed to have shot and killed Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier, is the brother of Daniel Armaugh Butts, who recently was sentenced to nearly 49 years in the fatal shooting of Rain Police Chief Ralph Painter in 2011.

Man Suspected of Killing Washington Deputy is the Brother of Convicted Oregon Cop-Killer

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brian Dee Butts, who is believed to have shot and killed Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier, is the brother of Daniel Armaugh Butts, who recently was sentenced to nearly 49 years in the fatal shooting of Rainer Police Chief Ralph Painter in 2011.

‘The Audacious Project’ Looks to Eliminate Child Sexual Abuse Material from the Internet

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The nonprofit, Thorn, co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore is one of eight organizations to share millions in funding through TED’s The Audacious Project

Thorn Looks to Eliminate Child Sexual Abuse Material from the Internet

Posted on April 17, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The nonprofit, Thorn, co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore is one of eight organizations to share millions in funding through TED’s The Audacious Project

US Federal Government Agencies Now Authorized to Use Axon Evidence

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With US Government FedRAMP JAB Authorization, Axon Evidence can be used by US Federal Government agencies

Man Runs Red Light, Hits Houston Police Investigator

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Houston police investigator was involved in a crash early Tuesday while he was on the way to a fatal robbery shooting near NRG Stadium.

Florida Governor Asks State’s Supreme Court to Uphold Suspension of Sheriff

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gov. Ron DeSantis told the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday that there are no grounds to overturn his suspension of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel.

Fla. Sheriff’s Department Uses Mobile Fingerprinting to Catch Criminals Faster

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Escambia County Sheriff’s Department demonstrates the power of instant mobile identity verification using DataWorks Plus’s Evolution, powered by Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo FAP 30 sensor

Since Columbine, Colorado Schools See Increase in Lockdowns as Students Report More Possible Threats

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It’s an increasingly common scenario across the state as students raised in an era of mass shootings are attuned to any potential threat.

Earphone Connection Announces the New Black Diamond Acoustic Tube Product Line: Black is the New Clear

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Black Diamond series combines the same high quality audio with the sleek professional look of an acoustic tube in a black color variety.

Body Camera-as-a-Service Helps Agencies Overcome Financial Hurdles

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

WatchGuard Video announces Pay-as-You-Go program for law enforcement.

Body Camera-as-a-Service Helps Agencies Overcome Financial Hurdles

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

WatchGuard Video announces Pay-as-You-Go program for law enforcement.

U.S. Military Academy at West Point Combat Weapons Team Earns Top Honor at 2019 SIG Relentless Warrior Championship

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NEWINGTON, N.H., (April 11, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to announce the conclusion of the Second Annual SIG Relentless Warrior Championship.  On Saturday, March 30, 2019, ninety cadets from the United States Air Force Academy, United States...

Addison Police Department Implements Mark43 Cloud-Based Records Management System To Bring Efficiency and Data-Sharing To Public Safety Processes

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mark43’s modern technology will facilitate increased collaboration for Addison PD within the department and with other Texas agencies using the same platform.

Boston Pauses to Mark Sixth Anniversary of Marathon Bombings

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Boston paused to mark the sixth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings as One Boston Day falls on Marathon Monday for the first time.

Boston Pauses to Mark Sixth Anniversary of Marathon Bombings

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Boston paused to mark the sixth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings as One Boston Day falls on Marathon Monday for the first time.

FBI Working With Dallas Police In Transgender Beating Case

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The FBI is looking into the assault caught on-camera to see if it meets the requirements of a hate crime.

FBI Working With Dallas Police In Transgender Beating Case

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The FBI is looking into the assault caught on-camera to see if it meets the requirements of a hate crime.

Minnesota Corrections Officers Remembered Through Basketball

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dozens of law enforcement agencies played Saturday in a charity basketball tournament at Burnsville High School. Money raised is being donated to the families of officers Joseph Gomm and Joseph Parise. Both corrections officers died in the line of duty la

Minnesota Corrections Officers Remembered Through Basketball

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dozens of law enforcement agencies played Saturday in a charity basketball tournament at Burnsville High School. Money raised is being donated to the families of officers Joseph Gomm and Joseph Parise. Both corrections officers died in the line of duty la

Four Charged After Chemical Bomb Thrown at Colorado Police Officer

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Four 19-year-old men face charges in connection with a chemical bomb that injured two people, including a police officer, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced.

Four Charged After Chemical Bomb Thrown at Colorado Police Officer

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Four 19-year-old men face charges in connection with a chemical bomb that injured two people, including a police officer, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced.

New Orleans Police Review Use of Force Shown in Video

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The New Orleans Police Department is reviewing whether a district commander acted appropriately when he twice tossed a woman to the ground while trying to break up a fight during French Quarter Fest over the weekend, officials said Monday.

New Orleans Police Review Use of Force Shown in Video

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The New Orleans Police Department is reviewing whether a district commander acted appropriately when he twice tossed a woman to the ground while trying to break up a fight during French Quarter Fest over the weekend, officials said Monday.

Connecticut Police Officer Permanently Injured in Shooting Forced to Retire

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Norwalk Police Officer Phillip Roselle, a 31-year veteran who was shot and permanently injured in a September 2017 training accident, felt the city should do more for him.

Woman Charged With Dragging Washington Police Officer 30 Feet

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A woman suspected of hit-and-run and first-degree assault after reportedly dragging a Burlington police officer 30 feet and then striking a vehicle on Saturday has been charged in Skagit County Superior Court.

NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Lunged at Cops With Knife

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man armed with a knife and wooden stick was shot dead by a Bronx cop after a Taser failed to subdue him, police said Monday.

Oregon Police Officer Shot; Suspect in Custody

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Douglas J. Teter, accused of shooting a Milwaukie police officer during a shootout near a grocery store late Saturday, remains held in the Clackamas County Jail Monday.

Body Cam Video Released in Fatal Charlotte Police-Involved Shooting of Armed Man

Posted on April 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Wende Kerl’s body camera shows that she and another officer instructed Danquirs Franklin to put the gun down more than 15 times in the roughly 40 seconds before he was shot and killed.

DC Court ‘STRmix Declared Suitable for DNA Forensic Testing by FBI’

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Noting that STRmix™ – the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles – "is not a secret product, as defendant characterizes it," a Washington, DC Superior Court has denied a...

APCO Celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Alexandria, VA –  Sunday, April 14, 2019, marked the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), a week that gives communities and emergency communications centers a chance to honor those who help save lives in times...

The K1 Camera – FLIR’s Most Affordable Thermal Imaging Camera

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

FLIR's K1 handheld thermal imaging camera (TIC), their most affordable TIC for first responder officers and fire investigators at $599, detects heat and provides visibility through smoke and in total darkness to enhance situational awareness for use in...

Kahr Arms Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is pleased to celebrate Kahr Arms' 25th Anniversary this year.

Proscreen 900 Plus Threat Detection Solution

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Metrasens' mass casualty threat detection solution, Proscreen 900 Plus, bolsters Metrasens’ impressive ferromagnetic screening product line and provides a higher level of security for stadiums, arenas, event venues, hotels, campuses and other areas...

South Carolina Suspect Let’s Child Burn to Death While Fleeing Pursuit

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 1-year-old girl died in a burning car when her father got out and ran away during a pursuit on Interstate 85, according to South Carolina law enforcement officials.

Texas Sheriff’s Commander Allegedly Challenged Deputies to Have Sex With ‘Live PD’ Producer

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Williamson County sheriff's commander during a staff meeting challenged his deputies to have sex with a "Live PD" television show producer, according to a grievance filed last week.

Minneapolis Police Chief: Body Cameras Should Have Been Turned On Before Fatal Shooting

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said officers were expected to have their body cameras activated when responding to potentially dangerous incidents, such as the "unknown trouble" call that preceded the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.

Bobcat Struck by California Police Cruiser, Rescued by Officers

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The one-year-old bobcat was recovering at Weldy’s facility for two months, after being struck by a Laguna Beach Police Department patrol car along Laguna Canyon Road.

Former Minneapolis Police Officer’s Trial Unfolding Amid Debate Over ‘Blue Wall of Silence’

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor are determined to put his onetime partner on the stand, despite raising questions about his ability to accurately testify about the night Justine Ruszczyk Damond was shot.

American Flag Image on Police Cruisers Divides California City

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A decision to affix an American flag graphic to the side of Laguna Beach police cars is dividing residents who are alternately praising the image as patriotic or panning it as too aggressive.

Los Angeles School Officer Injured In Chaotic Incident

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The chaos in the Westlake district included several vehicles smashed, a Los Angeles school officer injured and the person apparently behind it in custody.

Minuteman Folding Ballistic Shields

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Minuteman Folding Ballistic shield is available in NIJ IIIA and NIJ III with four different models that can fit any Patrol, SWAT, VIP Protection, Harbor or Airport Security team's needs. The Minuteman, which carries a US ...

Denver Police Officer Honored for Saving a Life

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Denver Police Officer Travis Lloyd is being recognized for his bravery in the line of fire, literally. He will receive the Denver Police Department Medal of Honor.

NYPD Hunting for Man Wanted for Disgusting Acts

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD officers are searching for a man they say threw cups of urine at female MTA workers on Friday.

Providence Police Officer Crashes SUV Into Building

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Providence police officer was injured Saturday night when he swerved to avoid a vehicle and the police SUV he was driving jumped the curb and hit a brick building.

Providence Police Officer Crashes SUV Into Building

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Providence police officer was injured Saturday night when he swerved to avoid a vehicle and the police SUV he was driving jumped the curb and hit a brick building.

Providence Police Officer Crashes SUV Into Building

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Providence police officer was injured Saturday night when he swerved to avoid a vehicle and the police SUV he was driving jumped the curb and hit a brick building.

No Charges for Pennsylvania Police Officer Who Mistook Gun for Taser

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A New Hope officer who accidentally shot a suspect in the stomach inside a New Hope police station last month will not face criminal charges, officials said.

No Charges for Pennsylvania Police Officer Who Mistook Gun for Taser

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A New Hope officer who accidentally shot a suspect in the stomach inside a New Hope police station last month will not face criminal charges, officials said.

No Charges for Pennsylvania Police Officer Who Mistook Gun for Taser

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A New Hope officer who accidentally shot a suspect in the stomach inside a New Hope police station last month will not face criminal charges, officials said.

371 Fallen Officers to be Honored During 31st Annual Candlelight Vigil

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has released the list of names of officers being added to the national monument this year.

Massachusetts Police Officer Shot Twice, Suspect Arrested

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Springfield police officer remains in the hospital after being shot twice and a 25-year-old man has been arrested in what was described as a gun battle outside a nightclub early Sunday morning.

Massachusetts Police Officer Shot Twice, Suspect Arrested

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Springfield police officer remains in the hospital after being shot twice and a 25-year-old man has been arrested in what was described as a gun battle outside a nightclub early Sunday morning.

Body Camera Video Shows Dramatic Florida Shootout

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video taken from deputy's body-worn cameras and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office's Air One helicopter was released to the media Friday.

Mississippi Sheriff’s Deputy Who ‘Played Dead’ Saved by Vest

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Tatum was saved by his ballistic vest after he was shot several times by a suspect as he 'played dead' Friday night.

Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot, Suspect in Custody Following Manhunt

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Law enforcement officers Sunday night shot and killed a suspect who is believed to have killed Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin DeRosier nearly 24 hours earlier.

Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot, Suspect Dead Following Manhunt

Posted on April 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Law enforcement officers Sunday night shot and killed a suspect who is believed to have killed Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin DeRosier nearly 24 hours earlier.

Summerweight Polo

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

For hot-weather climates, the new ultra-lightweight Summerweight Polo ($39.99) with mesh underarm and back panel augments the Summerweight Collection that has been in Propper’s stable for several years. This polo is made from snag- and...

Tufloc TufBox Locking Drawer Systems

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TufBox locking drawer systems provide a way to safely secure guns, store equipment and organize belongings. Manufactured with heavy-duty steel, the TufBox is built to withstand the everyday demands that are expected of all Tufloc products. Available...

Woman Caught After Taunting Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Office on Facebook

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office said a woman who commented on a department Facebook page has been arrested as a result of a lead stemming from that post.

Ohio Girls Found Safe, Mother Arrested After Defying Court Order

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 4- and 2-year-old girls were reported missing after their mother, Caryann Sewell, picked them up Monday from their Cleveland daycare, according to a missing persons report.

Minnesota Man Charged With Selling Fentanyl That Killed 11

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Hopkins man has been charged with selling fentanyl and other drugs that killed 11 people and harmed four.

South Florida Double Murder Suspect Surrenders in NYC

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Cold and hungry and with no place to sleep, Javani Stewart walked into a Bronx police station Tuesday night and casually mentioned to officers that he was wanted for two murders in South Florida, according to police and media reports.

Attorney: Slow-Motion Video Shows Laquan McDonald Was Still a Threat

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the first day of the disciplinary hearing, an officer's attorney said an FBI-enhanced, slow-motion version of the video of the shooting backs up the officer’s claim that the black teen still posed a threat after he was shot and fell to the street.

NYPD Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash On Way to Work

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Officer Marc St. Arromand was killed early Thursday in a motorcycle crash on the Laurelton Parkway in Queens as he rode to work.

Celebrity Donates Dog Wheelchair to Retired Philadelphia Police K-9

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

K-9 Thor will be getting a new leash on life thanks to donation by actor Trevor Donovan, who, after hearing the German shepherd’s tail, offered to donate a wheelchair to the retired dog.

The Best Dressed Public Safety Departments of 2019

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The NAUMD Best Dressed Public Safety Award Competition recognizes police departments, first responders and the suppliers for their uniform's versatility, functionality, style and professionalism.

Video Shows Missouri Police Break Window, Pull Driver From SUV During Arrest

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video recorded by police and witnesses shows Sugar Creek police officers break the driver side window of an SUV and hit a man with a baton while arresting him Monday.

New Orleans Police Officer Shot; Suspect in Custody

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An 18-year-old man has apparently been accused of shooting a New Orleans police officer in the leg Thursday night inside of a Mid-City gasoline station.

Axon Partners with Border Patrol Foundation

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2019 - Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has announced a partnership with the Border Patrol Foundation, a non-profit organization that honors the memory of fallen US Border Patrol...

DNA Analysis Helps Lead to Arrest in 6-Year-Old California Homicide Case

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a six-year-old homicide case, the Yuba City Police Department said.

Man Charged In Death of CHP Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Murder

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors say Michael Callahan was drunk when he sped down the shoulder of the 15 Freeway and slammed into CHP Sgt. Steve Licon.

Good Samaritan Gets Help For Shooting Victim From Off-Duty Officer Working Movie Shoot

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Angel Ruiz says he found the man with gunshot wounds to his arms and torso and needed help getting him to a hospital.

Naked Women Lead Florida Troopers on High-Speed Pursuit

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The women led troopers on a high-speed chase across east Pasco, drove the wrong way, tried to drive over a trooper and one even attacked another with a metal baseball bat, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

New York Police Aviation Unit Struggling With Pilot Shortage

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Nassau County Police Department’s Aviation Unit is suffering from a shortage of helicopter pilots, Commissioner Patrick Ryder said.

Rhode Island Bomb Squad Wires Up Easter Eggs for Visually Impaired

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The more than 100 special Easter eggs wired up by the Rhode Island Bomb Squad on Thursday have a similar mixture of components as a typical bomb to make them beep.

Forth Worth Police Using BolaWrap to Make Arrests

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The BolaWrap is Kevlar cord ejected from a small device that will wrap around a suspect’s arms or legs and render the suspect temporarily incapable of free movement.

Dallas Police Officer Recalls Shooting That Killed Her Partner

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nearly a year after she was shot twice in the face and lost a close colleague while assisting with a shoplifting call, Dallas Police Officer Crystal Almeida spoke publicly for the first time.

Driver Charged With Reckless Homicide in Death of Illinois Trooper

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Craig W. Dittmar has been charged with two counts of reckless homicide in the March 28 death of Illinois State Trooper Brooke Jones-Story.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Lucky to be Alive After Bullet Punctures Baseball Cap

Posted on April 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Volusia County Sheriff's Sgt. Thomas Dane had a round from a .32-caliber handgun graze his skull after the bullet punctured his K-9 baseball cap in two places and cut through his scalp.

TLR-VIR II Tactical Illuminator – Rail-mounted with an Infrared LED

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The TLR-VIR II is a lightweight, compact rail-mounted tactical light with a high intensity white LED, an integrated infrared (IR) LED illuminator, and Class 1 “Eye Safe” IR aiming laser with windage and elevation adjustment controls. The new light...

Son of Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested in Connection With Fires at Historically Black Churches

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Holden Matthews has been arrested in connection with the fires at three historically black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish.

Son of Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested in Connection With Fires at Historically Black Churches

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Holden Matthews has been arrested in connection with the fires at three historically black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish.

SlashPRO Cut Resistant Neck Guards

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

PPSS Group's SlashPRO® Cut Resistant Neck Guards were designed to help further improve the personal safety of homeland security professionals worldwide. This latest addition to this widely respected brand of slash resistant clothing...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Selects GLOCK

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GLOCK was awarded a contract to replace existing .40 caliber duty handguns with 9X19 pistols by 2021.

South Carolina Police Officer, Gunman Wounded in Shooting Inside Hospital

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Greenville Health Authority police officer confronted the man, who was in the hospital for some type of treatment, early Thursday morning when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the officer, who was able to return fire.

Florida Deputy Running in Boston Marathon for Charity

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Volusia County Sheriff's deputy is running in the Boston Marathon for charity.

Carjacking Suspects Arrested After Shootout With Denver Police Officers

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The shootout happened at 16th and Quebec in Denver following a police pursuit.

California Police Pursuit, SWAT Standoff Ends With Arrest

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was taken into custody following a pursuit and SWAT standoff in Rancho Cucamonga Wednesday.

Death Penalty Sought for Golden State Killer Suspect

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is suspected of raping some 50 women and holding entire families hostage during a reign of terror throughout the state in the late 1970s, then progressing to murder.

Jurors in Trial of Former Minneapolis Police Officer Hear 911 Call, See Photos From Crime Scene

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who is charged with killing Justine Ruszczyk Damond on July 15, 2017 after responding to her call about a possible rape behind her home.

U.S. Congressman: FOP is the ‘Sworn Enemy of Black People’

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush blamed Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police for a Monday confrontation over the Jussie Smollett case that displayed some of the city’s racial and political divisions.

Two Women Were Shot During Vigil for Slain Rapper in L.A.

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles police suspect that a gunman tried to kill another person at a vigil outside Nipsey Hussle’s store, another burst of violence in the same spot where the rapper was fatally shot the day before.

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Injured After Snowy Crash

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Colorado State Patrol trooper was injured in a collision in southwestern Colorado on Wednesday as wintry weather hit the area.

Indiana Police Discover the Remains of Missing Woman

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Avon Police Department held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to confirm the human remains found at a pond in Crown Point, were in fact, 30-year-old Najah Ferrell.

LAPD Data Program Draws Scrutiny

Posted on April 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Los Angeles Police Department pioneered the use of data to pinpoint crime hot spots.

Stevens 555 Enhanced 16-gauge Shotgun

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Stevens’ 555 Enhanced doles out world-class over-and-under performance — and now does it in 16-gauge.The field- and trap-tested platform is light and handles fast, thanks to a lightweight aluminum receiver that’s scaled to gauge and reinforced...

First Responder/School App Featured With Green Bay PD

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Local ABC TV News Affiliate Airs Report about ReadyOp Communications, Inc.

Footprint Situational Awareness Software

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Available through Copp Integrated Systems, one of the licensees of the software, Footprint is a web-based situational awareness software that is capable of aggregating, analyzing and monitoring data from multiple video monitoring systems and other...

Premium Unprimed Brass – The 6.5 Creedmoor and 6.5 Grendel Cases

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As part of Federal's line of Premium unprimed brass, the company now offers 6.5 Creedmoor and 6.5 Grendel cases.Features & Benefits New 6.5 Grendel and 6.5 Creedmoor unprimed cases Industry’s best brass Precise dimensional...

Oregon Deputies Called for Burglar Find Robotic Vacuum

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Washington County Sheriff's Office posted the robot ruckus to its Facebook and Twitter feeds on Tuesday, resulting in hundreds of reactions and shares.

California Police Searching for Woman Who Yanked Down ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Alameda Police Department has released surveillance footage in hopes of identifying two women who yanked down a 'Thin Blue Line' American flag outside a business last month.

Heads Up. FOCUS FORWARD with the 4910LR Mag Mount

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Heads Up. Focus Forward. Training pounded it in your head – situational awareness is paramount.  In the game, your head is up and your eyes are everywhere.  You’re well aware one of the most difficult places to stay attentive to your...

Long Sleeve Stretch Shirt

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Long Sleeve Stretch Shirt has all the great features of General Tactic’s Short Sleeve Stretch Shirt but with full-length sleeves and a fitted cuff. Made from the company's 4-way stretch fabric with Polygiene®, an antibacterial treatment that...

California Sheriff’s Deputies Cleared of Excessive Force

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies were cleared of excessive force allegations following a 2016 melee involving several members of a family in North Richmond.

Four Chicago Police Officers Fighting Dismissals in Alleged Cover-Up

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The latest chapter in the Laquan McDonald scandal plays out this week as four Chicago police officers fight to keep their jobs amid accusations they covered up the circumstances of the black teen’s fatal shooting 4 ½ years ago.

Stoneman Douglas Commission Slams Failure to Fix Emergency Radio System

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The state commission investigating the Parkland school shooting denounced Hollywood and Broward County officials Tuesday for delaying the upgrade of the emergency radio system that failed the day of the massacre.

Texas Sheriff Tracks Down the Florida Deputy Who Changed His Life

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody says that Lake County Deputy Paul Peterson inspired him to get into law enforcement.

NARKsafe NDA Drug Disposal Solution

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dispose of small amounts of (adjudicated) drug evidence onsite

BLACKHAWK™ Releases Next Evolution of Master Grip Principle Holsters: The T-SERIES™

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Blackhawk™ products are relied on and revered by top tier law enforcement and military personnel around the world.

How Carbyne and Cisco Are Making Smart Cities Safer

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Carbyne and Cisco partnered to offer an end-to-end, cloud-based NG911 call-handling ecosystem or an NG911 rich data plugin for legacy systems that does not require replacing existing solutions or infrastructure

How 10-Year-Old Got a California Police Officer to Save Her Baby Sister

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bodycam footage shows the moment a Southern California cop saved a 9-month-old baby choking in the back seat of her mother’s car.

Violence Prevention a Top Priority for Newly Elected Chicago Mayor

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago alderman and the city's police superintendent are hopefully mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot will pay extra attention to violence prevention measures that could curb crime in Chicago.

NYC Considers Decriminalizing Prostitution

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The chief prosecutor of New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is backing an effort to decriminalize prostitution.

Connecticut Trooper Awarded for Role in Capture of NYC Homicide Suspect

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In a ceremony Tuesday morning, Trooper First Class Jason Cassavechia was named the 2018 Officer of the Year recipient by SecureWatch24.

California Moves Closer to Tougher Rules on Police Use-of-Force

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Advocates for law enforcement spoke of their own pain when faced with violence, cautioning that they believed the bill would place them in danger by forcing them to hesitate in volatile moments.

Arrests Made After Chemical Bomb Thrown at Colorado Police Officer

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Arvada police arrested four men and a juvenile in connection with a chemical bomb that injured an officer and another man.

NYPD: Gun Stolen in Drug Trafficking Ring Used to Shoot Officer

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The firearm used last year in the shooting of an NYPD Detective Miguel Soto in Brooklyn had been stolen from its owner in Vermont and traded for drugs as part of a heroin-for-guns operation, police said Tuesday.

DNA Leads to Arrest in 1973 Cold Case Murder of Two Teens

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ernest Broadnax was arrested Monday for the murders of Lynn Seethaler and Janice Pietropola, both 19, on June 30, 1973 in Virginia Beach.

Thousands Honor Fallen Maine State Police Detective at Memorial Service

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Approximately 3,000 people filled the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Tuesday for Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell’s memorial service.

Video Shows Officer Being Dragged for a Mile

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Recently released body camera footage shows Groton Police Officer Tyler DeAngelo clinging to a suspect's SUV that officials said traveled a mile -- at one point exceeding 50 mph.

The Capital Pant

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Capital pant takes its cue from best-selling pants Apex and Stryke, while improving upon fit and function. The Apex Pant’s 11 tactical pockets, coupled with the Capital Pant’s updated fit, result in a discreet cut and pocket styling allowing for...

Tips To Wear, Carry & Store Your Handgun

Posted on April 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When you get into any conversation about duty handguns, off-duty handguns, handguns for self-defense, etc. the talk usually centers around manufacturers, design features, caliber, capacity and more. What doesn’t get discussed quite as often are the...

Chicago Police Department Releases Video Amid Concerns Surrounding Officer Suicides

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The video, produced as part of a series aimed at encouraging officers to seek mental health support, comes as the Chicago Police Department confronts seven officer suicides since July.

PRYME DUAL ADAPTER CONNECTS RADIO & PHONE WITH ONE HEADSET

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Pryme® Dual Adapter combines speaker & microphone audio of 2-way radio and smartphone/tablet with one cellphone headset. DUAL can also be used with Pryme’s wireless PTT buttons. Save 10%! 

ESS Crowbar Ballistic Sunglass

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A light and balanced fit that won’t interfere with hats, helmets, hearing pro or comms gear makes the CrowbarTM Ballistic Sunglass possibly the most versatile ESS sunglass ever created. The military-grade polycarbonate lenses delivers crisp optics,...

FlexBadge – Now in 65+ Standard Styles

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

V.H. Blackinton & Co. Inc. has more than doubled its standard offering from a year ago, offering close to 70 standard styles. Standard FlexBadge styles have no order minimums, which helps to accommodate smaller public safety departments. The company can...

Montana Sheriff’s Deputy Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Park County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Elliott-Pearson was involved in a head-on crash Friday night.

Driver Maine Trooper Stopped to Help Recalls Tragic Incident

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Robert John Anthony estimates he has slept about 3½ hours a night since a spinout during a snowstorm on Interstate 95 last week began the chain of events that led to the death of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell.

New Orleans Top Cop Vows to Hold Juveniles Who Commit Crimes Accountable

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson on Monday touted a series of arrests in which teens have been booked on charges ranging from auto burglary to attempted murder.

Police Foil Alleged Terror Attack Targeting Visitors at the National Harbor in Maryland

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Rondell Henry allegedly plotted an ISIS-inspired terrorist attack targeting visitors at the National Harbor complex along the Potomac River last month, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Body Camera Video Shows California Police Officer Save Choking Baby

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A woman says her 9-month-old baby wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for the quick actions of a Culver City officer.

Dallas Police Want to Add Bait Cars to Catch More Thieves

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dallas Police say technology has been an effective partner in catching thieves and keeps getting better.

Video: NYPD Officer Wrecks Dirt Bike While Trying to Ride it to Precinct

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An NYPD officer was injured after taking off on a ditched dirt bike and crashing in upper Manhattan.

Suspect in 2001 Florida Murder Arrested 18 Years Later

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nearly 18 years after an unsolved murder, police finally arrested the man they suspected all along — right after he was released from federal prison for another crime.

Dallas Police: Gang Activity Behind Increase of Aggravated Assaults, Robberies

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dallas police officials on Monday said they believe increased gang activity has partially driven this year’s uptick in aggravated assaults, robberies and stolen vehicles.

Secret Service Chief to Depart Amid Shakeup at Homeland Security

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The director of the U.S. Secret Service will leave his job, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee said, amid an investigation into a security breach at the president’s Mar-a-Lago resort and a broader shakeup within the Department of Homeland Security

Critically Wounded Texas Trooper Remains Hospitalized

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez, who was shot Saturday night, remains hospitalized.

Body Camera Released in San Jose Christmas Day Shooting

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A tragic Christmas Day shooting in California in which a woman was killed after being mistaken for a murder suspect was deemed lawful — as body camera footage was released of the tense encounter.

Body Camera Video Shows Armed Man Charging Officer Before Being Fatally Shot

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chautauqua County authorities said there is no evidence to support filing criminal charges against the Fredonia police officer who shot and killed a 23-year-old man in December.

As Cold Weather Breaks, Violence Returns

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In a period of a little over 24 hours this weekend, 24 people were shot in Chicago, including 3 children under 13 — and 3 of the adults shot died from their injuries, according to police.

BriefCam Bolsters Real-Time Capabilities, User Experience and Platform Performance with Latest Release

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

BOSTON & LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2019 — BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of Video Content Analytics and Video Synopsis® solutions, announced v5.4 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform. The latest release advances...

Six Reasons Officer Scheduling Software Will Save Your Law Enforcement Agency Money

Posted on April 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

ScheduleAnywhere Cuts the Time Spent on Scheduling and Reduces Overtime up to 90 percent

Video Shows Drunken Driver Collide With Chicago Police Cruiser After Running Red Light

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Chicago police officers were hospitalized after a vehicle driven by a man with a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit ran a red light and crashed into the officers' SUV.

Two 8-Inch Rugged Field Tablets – The DT380CR and DT380Q

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

DT Research's DT380CR and DT380Q rugged tablets weigh under two pounds and are light enough to carry all day, yet with a large enough screen to get a variety of indoor-outdoor work done. These tablets have IP65 and MIL-STD-810G ratings for...

Two 8-Inch Rugged Field Tablets – The DT380CR and DT380Q

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

DT Research's DT380CR and DT380Q rugged tablets weigh under two pounds and are light enough to carry all day, yet with a large enough screen to get a variety of indoor-outdoor work done. These tablets have IP65 and MIL-STD-810G ratings for...

Six Los Angeles Corrections Officers Charged After Using Pepper Spray

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Six Los Angeles County juvenile detention officers were charged with assault and child abuse Friday for using pepper spray on several teenage girls last year.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ Anti-Money Laundering Solution Wins Award

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Asian Private Banker Technology Awards recognized the LexisNexis Bridger Insight XG as 'Best AML Solution'

Man Arrested After Allegedly Killing Mother of His Child Outside California Police Station

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was arrested Sunday night after shooting and killing the mother of his child during a custody exchange in front of Hawthorne police headquarters.

California Police Officer Wounded in Wild Shootout

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Hawthorne police officer was wounded in a wild shootout with a gunman near a shopping center in Manhattan Beach early Sunday.

Wisconsin Police K-9 Stabbed Multiple Times by Suspect

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As the suspect exited the home, Green Bay police officers deployed K-9 Pyro, who bit the suspect before he was stabbed multiple times in the neck Sunday night.

Free Firearm Destruction Program Now Available Nationwide

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

ST. LOUIS, MO: GunBusters, LLC announces its patented, ATF approved, firearms destruction system is now available to all U.S. law enforcement agencies in the fifty states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.GunBusters’ safe, simple and secure...

Maybe Simpler is Better

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In today's world of seemingly endless litigation, micro-detailed legislation and the endless arguments of what should excuse some criminal's behavior, it occurs to our editorial director that there was a simpler time - and more effective for policing.

Kussmaul Auto Power 1500 Inverter Charger

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The AP1500 Inverter is a 55 Amp charger with a 1500 Watt continuous (4500 Watt surge) inverter. The AP1500 is pure sine wave with an output current of 55 Amps. It is built to meet NFPA 1917(KKK) specification and is UL 458 listed.

SIG SAUER Introduces 30-06 Springfield Elite Match Ammunition

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SIG SAUER, Inc. adds to its Elite Match ammunition line with the addition of a 30-06 Springfield round.

The Industry’s First NTFS Driver with Backup Functionality is Released

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Edition of Microsoft NTFS for Mac 17 by Paragon Software (Beta) Lets You Backup macOS System to External Drive Formatted Under Windows!

Hanwha Announces New 5MP Multi-Directional Camera at ISC West

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Featuring modular lens design, triple codec support with H.265, high frame-rate, WDR, and built-in analytics

Carrollton Police Department Selects Mark43 RMS For First Multi-Tenant Cloud Technology Implementation in Texas

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Carrollton PD to be the pilot agency in Texas to develop tech-forward features and mobile applications to modernize policing with Mark43

JW Fishers’ P8X Metal Detector: When the job demands less exposure, time, and money

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Conventional marine propellers remain the standard propulsion instrument for ocean vessels, small to large boats, and underwater vehicles.

A Somber Farewell for Fallen Illinois State Police Trooper

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Hundreds gathered to pay their final respects to Trooper Gerald Ellis, killed last weekend when a wrong-way driver hit his vehicle.

Massachusetts Cracks Down On Distracted Driving

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Cities and towns will receive $300,000 in state funding to enforce distracted driving laws this month.

President Trump Tours Refurbished Fencing at Southern U.S. Border

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

President Trump traveled to the southern U.S. border Friday to talk to law enforcement officials and to view refurbished fencing.

California Police Officers Help Deliver Baby Inside McDonald’s

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When Madera police officers arrived at a McDonald’s, they realized there was no time to transport the mom.

Homeland Security Chief Quits After Rocky Tenure

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

President Donald Trump announced the departure in a tweet, briefly thanking Kirstjen Nielsen for her service and saying that Kevin McAleenan, the head of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, will become acting secretary.

How Border Patrol Pursuits Have Spun Out of Control

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the last four years alone, along the U.S. side of the border, at least 250 people were injured and 22 died after a Border Patrol pursuit.

LAPD to Scrap Some Crime Data Programs After Criticism

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore plans to end a program that uses data to identify individuals who are most likely to commit violent crimes, bowing to criticism included in an audit and by privacy groups.

Man Charged in NYPD Detective’s ‘Friendly-Fire’ Death Calls It ‘A Prank Gone Horribly Wrong’

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Self-proclaimed “shock-value comic” Christopher Ransom, 27, told the New York Daily News in a jailhouse interview that his alleged Feb. 12 robbery attempt at a T-Mobile store was actually a phony holdup videotaped by a pal and meant to get laughs online.

California Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer Killed, Two Injured in Crash

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

California Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon was killed and at least two other people were injured in a crash on the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore on Saturday.

Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Critically Wounded; Suspect Charged

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Victor Alejandro Godinez, the suspect accused of shooting of Texas Trooper Moises Sanchez on Saturday, has been charged with three counts of attempted capital murder of a peace officer.

Car Theft: Auto Theft Task Forces & Potential Solutions (Part 3)

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

During the 1990s, as carjacking and other types of auto theft became a focus of law enforcement efforts, task forces were formed in several areas of the country to combat the problem and were significantly effective in reducing crime.In New Jersey, the...

Car Theft: Regional Auto Theft Trends (Part 2)

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It is important to keep tabs on crime patterns in different regions to understand types and methods of auto theft that could be headed to your area soon. Different agencies have recognized these regional patterns and discovered their own tactics to...

Car Theft: National Auto Theft Trends (Part 1)

Posted on April 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Auto theft reached a high in the 1990s, with 658.9 reported auto thefts per 100,000 inhabitants nationally, as reported in on Statista.com. In 1992, the federal Anti Car Theft Act of 1992 - P. L. 102-519; 106 Stat. 3384 - was passed, defining...

Body Camera Footage Released in Standoff With Man Who Shot Two Georgia Police Officers

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man accused of shooting two police officers and killing his girlfriend, her teenage son and then fired hundreds of rounds at officers, Henry County Police Chief Mark Amerman said.

Uniform Cotton Polo

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The new Uniform Cotton Polo ($24.99) in men’s and women’s styles offers an alternative for arson investigators and others who work in synthetic-prohibitive environments. Made from 100% wrinkle-resistant Egyptian cotton, this snag- and...

The TT Tac Case – Get The ‘Civilian Look’ But Keep Your Everyday Carry

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Tasmanian Tiger, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the U.S. market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., carries products designed for security professionals in performance and function, but have a civilian appearance. One such product...

Florida Man Arrested for DUI on Golf Cart Full of Fireball

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

According to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in around 7:30 p.m. on March 28 about a person who was believed to be under the influence sitting in his cart in the middle of the road in The Villages development in Lady Lake.

Man Who Claimed to be Missing Boy Charged With Federal Crime

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 23-year-old Ohio man who authorities said claimed to be an Aurora, Ill., boy missing since 2011 has been charged with a federal crime, according to online records.

Judge: Florida Governor Had The Right to Dump Sheriff

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis acted within his authority when he suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and replaced him in January, a judge ruled Thursday.

Man Bites, Chokes New York Police K-9 in Altercation With Officer

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Andre A. Jordan was charged with third-degree assault, resisting arrest and attempted killing or injuring of a police animal, according to misdemeanor complaints filed by police in court.

Yankee Hill Machine Welcomes New Brand to Rifle Market

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Within the firearms industry, the name Yankee Hill Machine® is almost unavoidable when it comes to quality, affordable, American made modern sporting rifles, components and accessories. For over 65 years YHM® has proven itself as one of the leading...

Graham Brothers Rifleworks, a division of Yankee Hill Machine

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Graham Brothers Rifleworks is the premiere product line for the precision marksman. This brand will focus on top-of-the-line accesories and equipment designed for competition and long distance shooting, primarily for bolt action rifles. The MARC™...

Driver Distracted by GPS Crashes Into Massachusetts Trooper’s Cruiser

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was injured early Friday morning when his cruiser was rear-ended by an allegedly distracted driver on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Two Denver Police Officers Fired for Attack Will Get Jobs Back

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Court of Appeals gave the officers their jobs back 10 years after the incident.

Bronx Man Accused of Plotting Terror Attack in Montana

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Federal agents tracked a Bronx man to Montana, where they say he was plotting a terror attack.

Harris Night Vision to be Acquired by Elbit Systems

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Haifa, Israel, April 05, 2019 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC (“Elbit Systems of America”), has signed a definitive agreement with Harris...

Attorney: NYPD Chief Surgeon Determined Cop Didn’t Use Chokehold

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The New York Police Department’s chief surgeon determined that NYPD Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo didn’t use a chokehold against Eric Garner, Pantaleo’s attorney said Thursday.

Police: Man Claimed to be Missing Illinois Boy

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

After a daylong investigation that captured national attention into whether a person who turned up in Newport, Ky., could be missing Illinois boy Timmothy Pitzen, the Louisville FBI office said in a tweet DNA results show he is not Timmothy.

Incident That Killed Maine Trooper Was as Rare as a ‘Lightning Strike’

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Maine State Police say they will hold a memorial service Tuesday in Portland for a state trooper who was struck and killed by one of two wheels that detached from a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 in Hampden on Wednesday.

Suburban Chicago Police Chiefs, FOP Give DA No-Confidence Vote

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A group of suburban police chiefs joined with the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police to give Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx a vote of no confidence Thursday over her office’s abrupt dismissal of charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Suspect Captured in Shooting of Louisiana Police Officer

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nahshon Ishmael Brooks, the man accused in the shooting of an Abbeville Police officer Wednesday night, has been captured.

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Dies During Training

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputy Spencer Englett died after suffering a "traumatic medical event" during a training exercise Thursday.

Hours-Long Standoff Continues After Two Georgia Police Officers Shot, Hostage Taken

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Henry County police officers were shot and a suspected gunman remained barricaded inside a home with at least one hostage during an hourslong incident Thursday morning.

Three Dead After Hours-Long Standoff With Man Who Shot Two Georgia Police Officers

Posted on April 5, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An hours-long standoff with a man who shot two Henry County police officers and then barricaded himself inside a home came to an end early Friday morning after the gunman killed two people and then turned the gun on himself.

TL-Racker Shotgun Forend Light

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The TL-Racker is a  compact, lightweight, all-in-one shotgun forend light, designed to replace forends on  Mossberg 500/590 and  Remington 870 pump-action shotguns. With its 850-lumen output and streamlined design that reduces snag hazards, it is...

First National Leadership Academy Announced

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The in-residence program by The Public Safety Cadets will take place in Fairfax, Virginia, August 4 to 10

Pulse 8X Underwater Metal Detector

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Conventional marine propellers remain the standard propulsion instrument for ocean vessels, small to large boats, and underwater vehicles. Considerations are made to match the engine’s power, shaft speed, the size of the vessel, and the ship’s...

Missing Woman’s Body Found in Her Car in Columbus Police Impound Lot

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A woman who had been reported missing on March 10 was found dead Monday inside her car at the Columbus Police Division Impound Lot on the city's South Side.

Two Georgia Police Officers Seriously Wounded in Shooting

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Henry County police officers were shot Thursday morning and a suspected gunman has barricaded himself inside a Stockbridge home, police said.

Turbo K 5.56 Stainless with 1/2-28″ Q.D. Brake

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Turbo K utilizes a tubeless design made from heat treated 17-4 stainless steel along with a heat treated 718 Inconel® blast baffle. The combination of these materials allows the suppressor to be full auto rated and designed for rigorous use. The...

Two Arkansas Men Arrested for Taking Turns Shooting Each Other While Wearing Vest

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Arkansas man told police he had been shot multiple times in the back and chest through a bulletproof vest while protecting an "asset."

Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of Philadelphia Police Commander’s Son

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 19-year-old man wanted in the fatal shooting of a Philadelphia police commander’s son was captured late Wednesday afternoon on the roof of a Delaware County business, a U.S. Marshals Service spokesperson said.

Virginia State Police Trooper Uses Narcan to Save Police Officer

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Virginia State Police Trooper A.T. Stuart is being hailed a hero after he used Narcan on a Richmond police officer who fell ill this week.

CareerOneStop ReEntry App Helps Inmates Find Jobs, Get Training, and Prepare for Reentry

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GTL's CareerOneStop ReEntry is a secure application for the Inspire tablet which allows access to the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) CareerOneStop website content and tools. This DOL application is available at no cost to facilities or inmates....

Pedego Patroller Edition – An Electric Bike for Patrol

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Pedego Patroller Edition enables police, security, EMS and fire personnel to cover more ground and increase their response times while reducing operator fatigue. Pedego is offering Patrollers demonstration bikes for one-week “no obligation”...

Fallen Fort Worth Police Officer’s Name Added to Memorial Wall on His Birthday

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fort Worth Police said that Corporal Garrett Hull’s name was added to the Fort Worth Police and Fire Memorial Wall on April 1.

Fallen Fort Worth Police Officer’s Name Added to Memorial Wall on His Birthday

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fort Worth Police said that Corporal Garrett Hull’s name was added to the Fort Worth Police and Fire Memorial Wall on April 1.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers Fire Shots at Suspect in Phoenix

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Arizona Department of Public Safety was involved in a shooting overnight in Phoenix. No one was hurt and a suspect was taken into custody.

Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers Fire Shots at Suspect in Phoenix

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Arizona Department of Public Safety was involved in a shooting overnight in Phoenix. No one was hurt and a suspect was taken into custody.

Sacramento Shelter Dogs Get Training by Prison Inmates

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Some dogs at Front Street Animal Shelter in need of a little extra attention are being trained by inmates at Folsom State Prison.

Sacramento Shelter Dogs Get Training by Prison Inmates

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Some dogs at Front Street Animal Shelter in need of a little extra attention are being trained by inmates at Folsom State Prison.

L.A. County Sheriff Reinstates Another Deputy Fired for Misconduct

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Michael Courtial has been newly granted a badge and gun after Sheriff Alex Villanueva reinstated him as a deputy during his first few months in office.

L.A. County Sheriff Reinstates Another Deputy Fired for Misconduct

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Michael Courtial has been newly granted a badge and gun after Sheriff Alex Villanueva reinstated him as a deputy during his first few months in office.

Detective: L.A. Synagogue Suspect Researched NYC Attack

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Seattle man accused of trying to run over two Jewish men outside a Los Angeles synagogue last year in what prosecutors allege was a hate-fueled attack had previously researched a New York City terror act where a vehicle was used to kill pedestrians.

Detective: L.A. Synagogue Suspect Researched NYC Attack

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Seattle man accused of trying to run over two Jewish men outside a Los Angeles synagogue last year in what prosecutors allege was a hate-fueled attack had previously researched a New York City terror act where a vehicle was used to kill pedestrians.

Border Patrol: Largest Migrant Holding Area Overwhelmed

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Overwhelmed by an influx of migrant families, the federal government’s largest holding facility for people caught crossing the border illegally has run out of space and exhausted its budget.

Teen Claims to be Illinois Boy Who was Abducted 7 Years Ago

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Authorities are investigating after reports surfaced Wednesday that Timmothy Pitzen, an Aurora boy who disappeared in 2011, might have escaped two kidnappers who have been holding him hostage for seven years.

Third Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A third suspect, Jaquan Washington, 22, was ordered held without bond on charges in the murder of Chicago Police Officer John Rivera.

Fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Mourned at Funeral

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mourners remembered Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story as a warm family woman, brave public servant and devoted animal rescuer during her funeral service Wednesday in a packed high school gym.

San Diego Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Opened Fire With Rifle in RV Park

Posted on April 4, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A San Diego police officer shot and killed a 50-year-old man who fired at least two rounds from a rifle in a San Ysidro RV park Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

Michigan Police Officer Surprises Boy With Birthday Party

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The chance meeting between the Grand Rapids police officer and a boy last week started with Thomas Daniel missing his bus to school and finished the next day with a special party put on by police officers.

PSE 2019

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 33rd Annual Police Security Expo takes place in Atlantic City on June 25 to 26, 2019

Teen Donates Horse to Columbus Police Mounted Unit

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A West Virginia teenager has donated a horse to Columbus Police's mounted unit, bringing the total number of police equines to 11.

The Icon Pant

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Icon pant takes its cue from best-selling pants Apex and Stryke, while improving upon fit and function. With the updated fit and comfort waistband construction, the Icon Pant still gives you the function and comfort you’ve always relied on from...

Poly DF – A Lightweight Polymer Duty Light

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The latest version of ASP’s lightweight, all-weather polymer duty light ups the performance ante again, putting out 525 lumens with a range of over 200 meters. The polymer housing is molded around an aluminum core, for added strength and thermal...

Poly DF – A Lightweight Polymer Duty Light

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The latest version of ASP’s lightweight, all-weather polymer duty light ups the performance ante again, putting out 525 lumens with a range of over 200 meters. The polymer housing is molded around an aluminum core, for added strength and thermal...

Maine State Police Trooper Struck and Killed by Tractor-Trailer on Highway

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Maine State Police Trooper Benjamin Campbell was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while he was outside of his cruiser at the site of disabled car on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Maine State Police Trooper Struck and Killed by Tractor-Trailer on Highway

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Maine State Police Trooper Benjamin Campbell was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while he was outside of his cruiser at the site of disabled car on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Maine State Police Trooper Killed by Wheel From Passing Truck

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Maine State Police Trooper Benjamin Campbell was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while he was outside of his cruiser at the site of disabled car on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Propper® EdgeTec Collection

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The ultra-comfortable and lightweight yet durable fabric of the budget-friendly EdgeTec collection of pants, shirts, and shorts prevents wrinkles and holds up against everyday demands.

Lawsuit by Slain Colorado Deputy’s Family and Injured Deputies Tossed

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A federal judge summarily dismissed a civil lawsuit against the Park County Sheriff’s Office filed by two wounded deputies and the family of a Park County deputy killed during a shoot out with police-protester Martin Wirth.

Ohio Police Officer Shot, Suspect Arrested After Standoff

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who is accused of shooting a Fairborn police officer was taken into custody early Wednesday morning after a nearly seven-hour standoff that started Tuesday night.

Maine State Police Trooper Struck and Killed

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Maine State Police trooper was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-95 Wednesday.

EchoGuard Rapid Deployment Kit

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Echodyne's EchoGuard Rapid Deployment Kit was developed for surveilling borders, securing critical infrastructure perimeters and temporary events, and enhancing situational awareness. Echodyne’s innovative MESA™ technology and powerful software...

Increasing Emergency Response Efficiency by Streamlining Employee Resource Management

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Any Emergency Manager or public safety commander, if asked, will agree that one way to increase efficiency in emergency response is to start at the beginning: the hiring process.

Increasing Emergency Response Efficiency by Streamlining Employee Resource Management

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Any Emergency Manager or public safety commander, if asked, will agree that one way to increase efficiency in emergency response is to start at the beginning: the hiring process.

Dashcam Video: Ohio Trooper Intentionally Crashes Into Wrong-Way Driver

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was arrested after a chase with a wrong-way driver ended in a crash with an Ohio State Highway Patrol car Tuesday in Warren County.

Ballistic Vest Saves Life of Georgia Police Officer Shot Multiple Times

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Union City Police Officer Jerome Turner, Jr. is recovering from surgery after he was shot several times. Officials say that his ballistic vest stopped a bullet shot at his chest.

Cleveland Police Officers Save Dog Dangling From Balcony

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Cleveland police body camera video shows a dramatic rescue of a dog that was left hanging over a second-story balcony.

NYPD Officer Hit by Drone During Funeral Procession for Rabbi

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In what may be the first mishap of its kind for the NYPD, a small private drone fell from the sky Tuesday and struck a police officer who was on duty at the Brooklyn funeral of a prominent rabbi, officials said.

Georgia Police Search for Driver Who Hit 9-Year-Old

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Investigators have identified the driver they believe struck a 9-year-old girl who was playing in her yard Friday evening, DeKalb County police announced Tuesday.

Illinois Law Enforcement Increases Focus on Scott’s Law Violations

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three Illinois State Police troopers have died this year on state highways, including two deaths related to Scott's Law violations.

Driver Indicted in Crash That Severely Injured New York Trooper

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A distracted driver who hit a state trooper on a Sagtikos Parkway overpass, causing the officer to lose the ability to walk, talk or eat on his own, has been charged with misdemeanor assault, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Opens Fire On Driver Who Backed Into Patrol Car

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy opened fire on a vehicle whose driver backed into a patrol car Tuesday night and fled during a traffic stop, according to authorities.

Suspect in Rapper’s Slaying Arrested After Two-Day Manhunt

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle is in custody, authorities said, ending a two-day manhunt. Eric Holder, 29, was arrested in Bellflower on Tuesday afternoon.

Ohio Officer Recovering After Rollover Crash

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Newburgh Heights Police Officer Robert Veverka is recovering after he was injured in a rollover crash that occurred after his cruiser hit a patch of ice while pursing a driver over the weekend.

Wounded Montana Trooper Regains Consciousness; Condition Improves

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer has regained consciousness in a Salt Lake City hospital and his medical status has improved from critical to stable condition, according to the Montana Department of Justice.

Wounded Montana Trooper Regains Consciousness; Condition Improves

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer has regained consciousness in a Salt Lake City hospital and his medical status has improved from critical to stable condition, according to the Montana Department of Justice.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Debate Continues Over Use of 3-D Reconstruction Evidence in Former Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Attorneys in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor on Tuesday morning debated the merits of 3-D reconstruction videos of the 2017 scene where Justine Ruszczyk Damond was fatally shot.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Los Angeles Police on Hunt for Rapper’s Killer

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As police search for the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle, new videos and details are emerging of what led up to the attack.

Ohio Trooper Makes Contact With Impaired Wrong-Way Driver’s Car

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The pursuit came to an end when an Ohio trooper intentionally hit Michael L. Cooke's vehicle and troopers were able to take him into custody.

Georgia Police Officer Wounded, Suspect Dead in Shootout

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Union City Police Officer Jerome Turner Jr., who was taken to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, is stable after undergoing surgery Tuesday.

GLOCK Asia Pacific to Supply Pistols to the Singapore Police Force

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

After extensive testing, the Singapore Police Force has awarded the tender for the purchase of more than 6,000 GLOCK pistols to GLOCK Asia Pacific's distributor, W.H. Brennan & Co Pte Ltd.

LEDtronics New LED ‘Dual Mode’ U-Bend Tube Lights Work with or without Ballast

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

LEDtronics®introduces the latest generation of ‘Dual Mode’ U-Bend LED T8 Tube Lights that work with or without a ballast.

Lafayette Parish Communication District Selects Mark43 to Bring The First Multi-Agency Computer Aided Dispatch To The State of Louisiana

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mark43’s cloud-based technology will enable parish-wide data sharing hosted on AWS CJIS and SOC 2-compliant cloud in Louisiana

NICE Enters Strategic Alliance with FBI National Academy Associates to Support Global Educational and Research Initiatives

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Hoboken, N.J., April 2, 2019 – NICE announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBINAA). With 17,000 members, the FBINAA is the strongest law enforcement leadership network in the...

Colorado Town’s Police Department Shut Down Via Text Message

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Members of Kiowa’s three-man police force learned in a Friday evening text message from the town administrator that the department was being shut down and they were being laid off.

Controversial Colorado ‘Red Flag Bill’ Moves Forward

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The controversial, so-called "Red Flag Bill" is one step closer to becoming law in Colorado.

Hero Officer Saves Toddler From Choking to Death

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Seconds mattered when it came to saving a little life. A police officer knew just what to do when he saw the child was choking. Tonight a Pomona couple could not be more thankful for the quick actions of that police officer.

NYPD Cracks Down on Officers Accused of Domestic Violence

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The NYPD has ordered cops with internal charges for domestic violence to receive 24 weeks of counseling as part of a series of fixes to the disciplinary system, police officials said Monday.

Son of Philadelphia Police Commander Shot Dead in Random Attack

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 20-year-old son of a high-ranking Philadelphia police official was shot dead in FDR Park on Saturday night after attending a Phillies game, according to Commissioner Richard Ross.

Witness: Illinois Trooper Sacrificed Own Life to Save Others

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Even in his last moments, Illinois State Police Trooper Gerald Ellis put the lives of others before himself.

Colorado Sheriff Says That He Would Rather Be Put in Jail Than Enforce Proposed Gun Law

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams says that he's willing to be a prisoner in his own jail rather than enforce a law he feels is unconstitutional.

Four People Found Dead Inside North Dakota Business

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

North Dakota police closed off a Mandan business after finding several dead bodies inside early Monday morning.

Student Shot by Classmate at Arkansas High School

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

One student was injured following what authorities believe was a premeditated shooting at Prescott High School on Monday.

New York Trooper Recalls Bridge Rescue

Posted on April 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New York State Trooper Joshua Kaye thought he had a solid grip when he grabbed a suicidal man on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Sunday.

Jury Selection Begins in Former Minneapolis Officer’s Trial

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

About 75 prospective jurors convened Monday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor and answered questionnaires that will be used to vet them when they return to the selection process Wednesday.

Wounded Texas Trooper Remains in Hospital ‘In Good Spirits’

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was shot after attempting to stop 42-year-old Bryan M. Cahill on a traffic violation on the Dallas North Tollway in Plano on Friday afternoon.

Customizable Pistol Bags

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lynx Defense Custom Pistol Range bags are available in Black Exterior/Orange Interior/Orange Thread configuration

The Nemesis Boot Collection

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Garmont Nemesis Collection is ideal for missions requiring speed, agility, protection and all day comfort. The Nemesis 6.0 GTX, (MSRP $229.99) is a lightweight waterproof/breathable tactical boot in a 6 inch height. The upper features highly...

Florida Police: Suspect Shot by Officers Wore Body Armor

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Investigators have identified a gunman shot to death by police officers in North Miami over the weekend and concluded that one officer grazed by a bullet in the bizarre encounter was likely a victim of friendly fire.

The Intersection of Officer Safety and Filling Out Your Reports

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Law enforcement officers are creating and filling out reports all day. With eyes on a keyboard and monitor, what does that do to situational awareness? Let's look at two ways some new tech is looking to enhance your safety on the road.

Chicago Police Union Protests Decision in Jussie Smollett Case

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Members of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police rallied outside the Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington St., in response to last week’s dropping of charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Roadside Drug Screening and Detection – The SoToxa Mobile Test System

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The portable SoToxa™ Mobile Test System is designed for rapid drug screening and detection in oral fluid. With test results in 5 minutes, the handheld analyzer is lightweight, compact, and easy to use—convenient for drug screening at the roadside...

Michigan Trooper Self-Administers Narcan After Contacting Powder During Traffic Stop

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Michigan State Police trooper was taken to the hospital after coming into contact with an unknown powder during a traffic stop in Saginaw County.

Homicides and Shootings in Chicago Down Sharply in Year’s First Quarter

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Homicides and shootings have dropped sharply over the first three months of 2019, Chicago police say, continuing a decline since 2016, when violence hit levels not seen since the 1990s.

Black Hills Ammunition Features All-New .300 Blackout 110 Grain TTSX™

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Shooters looking for the ultimate performance in their .300 Whisper/Blackout guns will be pleased with a new copper bullet load from Black Hills Ammunition, the 110 grain Tipped TSX (TTSX)™ from Barnes Bullets (G1 B.C. of .295). This projectile was...

Get Your Rugged Peripherals in 2 to 7 Days with ‘Real Fast’ Shipping

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

With iKey’s “Real Fast” shipping on standard products, iKey can typically ship rugged peripherals in just 2 to 7 days from date of order. Fast shipping is especially important for last-minute needs – especially keyboards for new workstations that…

Officer.com Announces Law Enforcement-Themed Card Game

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officer.com has created our very own card game for law enforcement, family, and good friends.

Off-Duty California Highway Patrol Officer Pulls Man From Burning Truck

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was minutes from his Plumas Lake home when he came across a fiery highway crash that captured his attention.

NYPD Officer Helps Bring Missing Teen Home With Gaming App

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When a teenager went missing in New York City, cops didn't employ search dogs or their keen detective instincts; instead they used their gaming skills.

Sacramento Police Stop Man From Jumping Off Overpass

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sacramento police sprang into action earlier this month to save the life of a man who threatened to jump off a highway overpass when he was having a mental health crisis.

Are Bodycams a Necessity or a Luxury?

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What’s the price tag beyond the initial purchase of the cameras? Be prepared for your budget to take a huge hit because the costs can grow in unexpected ways.

Press Release: The HARD-CORPS From ARAI

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The ARAI Corporation announces release of a fully autonomous law enforcement android system. The wave of the future is upon us.

Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Swatting Hoax

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Tyler Barriss — who made the hoax emergency call that ended in the police shooting death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch in 2017, the nation’s first fatal swatting — on Friday received a 20-year prison sentence for a host of swattings and fake bomb threats.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Rollover

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office crashed his patrol vehicle while responding to a report of a stolen car Saturday evening.

Video: New York Trooper and Bystander Stop Man From Jumping Off Bridge

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A dramatic Twitter video shows the moment a brave bystander and a state trooper prevented a suicidal elderly man from jumping off the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Off-Duty Illinois Deputy Killed in Crash Near Home

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In the third traffic fatality of a law enforcement officer in two days, a crash early Saturday morning claimed the life of off-duty Cook County Sheriff's Deputy James G. Koch near his home in suburban Chicago Ridge.

Body Camera Footage Released in Fatal California Police-Involved Shooting

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In response to growing criticism and several public records requests, Vallejo police released footage Friday of six officers fatally shooting 20-year-old Willie McCoy as he sat in the front seat of his car near a local drive-through restaurant.

Jacksonville Police Recruit Dies After Exercise Session at Academy

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Jacksonville police recruit Tony Alexander Cephas died Thursday afternoon following an "apparent medical episode" after a routine exercise regimen at the police academy at Florida State College at Jacksonville's South campus.

Texas Trooper Recovering After Shootout

Posted on April 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An armed man was arrested Saturday following a 15-hour standoff that began after he fled a traffic stop on the Dallas North Tollway and then got in a shootout that left a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper wounded on Friday.

The DLX-140BC Ultra Body Camera

Posted on March 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

The DLX-140BC Ultra 1296P HD 64GB Wifi GPS Law Enforcement Grade Body Worn Camera with Night Vision from Deluxe CCTV Inc can capture up to 2304 x 1296 video at up to 30 fps for smooth and clear playback. The included alligator clip allows you to…

6 Things Every Body Camera Should Have

Posted on March 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Surveillance company, Deluxe CCTV Inc., suggests six things every body camera should have ... for law enforcement officers as well as citizens

Deluxe CCTV Inc.

Posted on March 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Deluxe CCTV Inc. is a video surveillance equipment company located in Roseville, Calif. Having served more than 500,000 customers worldwide since 2000, Deluxe CCTV has the largest selection of covert surveillance equipment available in North America....

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed by Wrong-Way Driver

Posted on March 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Illinois State Police Trooper Gerald Ellis was killed early Saturday morning when a wrong-way driver struck his squad car, the third death of a state trooper this year and second in three days.

L-Tron Team will return to ESLETS Conference for 7th Consecutive Year

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

2019 marks L-Tron's 7th year at the ESLETS conference Spread the WordListed UnderTag:* Law EnforcementIndustry:* TechnologyLocation:* Rochester - New York - USSubject:* EventsROCHESTER, N.Y. - March 20, 2019 - PRLog -- Every spring, members...

L-Tron Team will return to ESLETS Conference for 7th Consecutive Year

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

2019 marks L-Tron's 7th year at the ESLETS conference Spread the WordListed UnderTag:* Law EnforcementIndustry:* TechnologyLocation:* Rochester - New York - USSubject:* EventsROCHESTER, N.Y. - March 20, 2019 - PRLog -- Every spring, members...

How to become a Crime Scene Technician

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

So, how do you become a Crime Scene Technician?

True and Accurate Police Photography, Part 1: Camera Modes

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Forensic photography is not snapshot photography.It’s intentionally not artful. It isn’t intended to show things in their best light. Done properly, it shows things exactly as they are. In court, that’s called a “true and accurate...

True & Accurate Police Photography, Part 2: Camera Exposure Controls

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TANSTAAFL(There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch)This time-honored mnemonic applies to many fields. In photography, it means that everything is a trade-off. This is especially true in forensic photography, where a “true and accurate...

L-Tron gears up for the 2019 ESLETS Conference

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This spring, the L-Tron team heads to Saratoga for the 2019 ESLETS Conference

Western Australia Police Deploys More Than 4,000 Axon Body 2 Cameras; Becomes Sixth Australian Police Force to Join the Axon Network

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Agency-wide deployment of Axon's cameras, digital evidence management system, signal technology and more

SIG SAUER Adds 243 Win and 30-06 Springfield Loads to Its Elite Hunting Ammunition Line

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SIG SAUER, Inc. adds 243 Win and 30-06 Springfield loads to its premium-grade, Elite Hunting ammunition line.

Mark43 Partners With Callyo To Bring Break Down Information Silos Within Law Enforcement Agencies Through Cloud Technology

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mark43, a leading cloud-based public safety software provider, today announced that it is partnering with Callyo, a top mobile law enforcement software as a service (SaaS) company.

Viking Electronics Celebrates 50 Years!

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

HUDSON, WI – March 18, 2019 We couldn’t have done it without you! From humble beginnings we’ve grown through the years to become your trusted source for excellent service and quality “American made” products. “We’ve been in business...

EdgeTec Polo

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Part of the innovative new EdgeTec Collection, the EdgeTec polo ($34.99) helps maintain a comfortable, professional edge thanks to a 92% polyester/8% spandex blend material with built-in snag resistance and anti-odor to help keep the stink out on...

Video Shows Florida Deputy Dragged by ATV Driver

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three people were arrested Wednesday after an Orange County Sheriff's deputy was hit and dragged 10 feet by an ATV.

The TT First Responder Move On MKII Medical Supply Pack

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Tasmanian Tiger's TT First Responder Move On MKII is a highly optimized carrying system that consists of a large main backpack with a removable front smaller backpack zipped to the front of it, that can also be used on its own (medical supplies not...

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy, Police K-9 Shot and Wounded While Searching for Suspect

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy and a St. Petersburg Police K-9 were shot and wounded while searching for a suspect who fled from officers on a traffic stop early Friday morning.

New Jersey Security Symposium a Success

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 2020 NJESA Annual Symposium is slated to be held from March 11-13 at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.

Rugged FirstNet Ready DuraForce 2 4G LTE Smartphone Launched

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

DuraForce PRO 2 operates on FirstNet – the nationwide public safety communications platform – is waterproof, scratch resistant, Android Enterprise Recommended and supports Wi-Fi Calling and Enhanced Push-to-Talk

Fallen Phoenix Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Phoenix Police Officer Paul Rutherford was laid to rest Thursday after he was killed in a crash in the line of duty last week.

Colorado Deputy Injured In Head-On Crash That Killed Passenger In Other Vehicle

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A deputy is in the hospital after a driver crashed into two cars and two homes in Douglas County.

Video: Arizona Police Raid Home to Find Sick 2-Year-Old

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With guns drawn, a SWAT team raided an Arizona family's home, breaking down the door and barging in, because the parents didn't take their toddler son to the emergency room.

With Bullets Flying, Wounded Bus Driver Focused on Passengers

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

After being hit in the chest by gunfire, Metro bus driver Eric Stark says one of his first thoughts was for his passengers: "I'm going to get these people out of here."

Alabama Motorcycle Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Thomasville Police motorcycle officer Cpl. Michael Lofton was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday night.

Chicago Seeks to Recoup $130,000 From Actor Jussie Smollett

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The demand that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pay Chicago back for an alleged hate crime hoax despite being cleared of criminal charges punctuated an increasingly heated war of words Thursday that stretched to the White House and New York.

Three Dead After All-Night Standoff at New Hampshire Hotel

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three people are dead after an all-night standoff at a Quality Inn in Manchester that began with a gunfight with one man and ended when two other suspects were found dead inside a first-floor room.

Suspensions Overturned for Four Massachusetts Troopers Investigated in OT Scandal

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Four Massachusetts State Police troopers suspended last year on suspicion of overtime abuse won their jobs back Thursday, after the state Civil Service Commission ruled they had been wrongly suspended without pay.

Thousands Turn Out to Mourn Slain Washington Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Friends and family remembered Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson as a man who loved his family, his friends and fishing.

Illinois Trooper Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer

Posted on March 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story was conducting an inspection on the shoulder of the road Thursday when another tractor-trailer truck slammed into her, also striking her squad car and the truck she initially pulled over.

North Orange County SWAT’s Vantage Robot Survives Strip Charge

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Transcend Tactical robot’s proven lifesaving capabilities are increasingly incorporated into more SWAT units, protecting officers at an affordable price.

TLR-8 G Tactical Light – Featuring an ‘Eye Safe’ Green Aiming Laser

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Streamlight Inc. added a low-profile model to its extensive line of TLR rail-mounted tactical lights, the TLR-8 G, featuring an “Eye Safe” Green Aiming Laser. The exceptionally lightweight and compact light is designed to maximize visibility and...

Florida Sheriff on Parkland Massacre: ‘This Will Happen Again’

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bob Gualtieri, sheriff of Pinellas County, was appointed by ex-Gov. Rick Scott to chair the state investigation commission into the Parkland massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School.

How Two Police Departments Improved Efficiency with Online Scheduling Software

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When it comes to law enforcement, partnerships are paramount. Whether it’s the pairing of an officer with his K-9, or the alliance between an agency and the community it serves, partnerships are the cornerstone of an effective public safety facility.

14 Massachusetts Police Officers Indicted in Alleged Beating, Cover Up

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno has released a statement expressing outrage following the indictment of 14 Springfield police officers on Wednesday in connection with an alleged 2015 beating.

Illinois Trooper Struck by Driver Has Long, Tough Road to Recovery

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 30-year old trooper who was struck by a tractor-trailer March 21 on Interstate 55 near Collinsville while he was working a traffic accident has a long tough road ahead to recovery from the serious injuries he sustained.

In Time For Warmer Weather, A New Electric Bike for Patrol

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Check out the new Pedego Patroller Edition Electric Bike during the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) 29th Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, April 10–12.

Turbo K 5.56 Stainless with 1/2-28″ Q.D. Flash Hider

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Turbo K utilizes a tubeless design made from heat treated 17-4 stainless steel along with a heat treated 718 Inconel® blast baffle. The combination of these materials allows the suppressor to be full auto rated and designed for rigorous use. The...

Shots Fired at Police Officers During Standoff at New Hampshire Hotel

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Negotiators are working to communicate with two people barricaded inside a Manchester hotel after a man was killed Wednesday night in an officer-involved shooting.

Shots Fired at Police Officers During Deadly Standoff at New Hampshire Hotel

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three suspects were killed in a standoff at a Manchester hotel that began Wednesday night and ended more than 14 hours later Thursday morning.

One of The First Female Denver Police Detectives Honored

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As Women’s History Month ends, the Denver Police Department is honoring one of their own.

Woman Chased by Police Says She Was Late to Work

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Imani Edwards was pulled over by Cleveland police for having tinted windows, but then she took off without warning, police say.

More Baltimore Shootings Becoming Fatal Years Later

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In 2018, 13 people died from injuries they’d suffered in shootings in the city the previous years, increasing the overall homicide rate.

Chicago Police Release Files on Jussie Smollett Investigation

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A $3,500 check deposited at a grocery store bank. A red baseball cap purchased at an Uptown shop. A bottle of hot sauce left at the scene of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s purported attack.

Suspected Florida Killer Eluded Police for 20 years Until He Applied for Job

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sondra Better’s killer left a trail of clues — blood, fingerprints and DNA — and eluded detectives for two decades.

Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded in Accidental Shooting

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Berks County sheriff’s office deputy was injured Wednesday afternoon by the accidental discharge of an issued weapon at the Berks County Services Center in Reading.

Two People Dead After Gunman Opens Fire in Seattle, Carjacks Vehicle

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three people were shot, including one who was killed, in what appears to be a random shooting Wednesday afternoon in North Seattle, according to police.

Louisiana Deputy Hit by ‘Friendly Fire,’ 2 Suspects Dead During Drug Bust

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two men in a car were killed and a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office detective was wounded when undercover officers opened fire outside of an IHOP restaurant on the West Bank Wednesday night.

Two California Police Officers Shot, Suspect With Sword Dead at Church of Scientology

Posted on March 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Inglewood police officers were shot Wednesday when responding to reports of a man with a sword entering the Church of Scientology of Inglewood.

Mission-Critical Communications Company Rebrands

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mission-critical communications equipment and dispatch system company, Omnitronics changes its brand identity to match its worldwide market.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Injured After Big Rig Crushes Cruiser

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy received minor injuries after a big rig crushed his patrol vehicle on the Katy Freeway.

264 Arrested in Crackdown on Violent Fugitives in Baltimore

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gov. Larry Hogan and U.S. Marshal for Maryland Johnny Hughes announced Wednesday that 264 people were arrested in the past month as part of a crackdown on violent fugitives in Baltimore.

The ABR Pro Pant

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The ABR Pro Pant reflects the evolution of the 5.11 Taclite Pro Pant and is designed to tackle both on-duty and off-duty days. Nine total pockets, reinforced knees and seat, fade-resistant tool strap, and 5.11’s trademark tool strap maximize utility,...

Targeted Florida Police Officer Went Undercover Against Mayor

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Port Richey police officer who authorities say was targeted by recent mayors Terry Rowe and Dale Massad acted as an undercover witness for the state's investigation into Massad, according to a state arrest document.

Murder Trial Begins in the 2015 Killing of Albuquerque Police Officer

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

More than three years after the fatal shooting of Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster, the man accused in his death, Davon Lymon, is finally going before a jury.

Prosecutors Will Retry Florida Police Officer in Shooting Following Mistrial

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors announced they will retry Jonathan Aledda, the North Miami police officer who was nearly acquitted of attempted manslaughter for shooting an autistic man with a toy truck.

Five Things to Consider When Selecting Online Officer Scheduling Software

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It’s no secret that law enforcement is an emotionally and physically demanding profession. For those who work in the field, it is also common knowledge that officer schedules can add an additional level of stress for managers and supervisors.

California Police Officer Discovers His Lieutenant Saved His Life 27 Years Ago

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An El Monte police officer recently made a stunning discovery: he may not be alive today if it wasn’t for the actions of his lieutenant, 27 years ago.

Colorado Program Would Wipe Away Lower Level, Active Warrants

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Thousands of people in the City and County of Boulder with active warrants for their arrest will have an opportunity to wipe them away.

Sentencing Day for Rikers Island Inmates in Attack on Corrections Officer

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Four Rikers Island inmates who pleaded guilty to attacking a correction officer will face a judge for sentencing today.

Portable RADAR Kit Developed for a Quick Large Area Surveillance

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Echodyne - manufacturer of innovative, high-performance radars - announced its new sensor package enables quick radar setup and operation.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Lawsuit Claims Chicago Police Raided Wrong Home During 4th Birthday Party

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police turned a boy’s fourth birthday party into a traumatic memory of guns drawn, presents destroyed and parents handcuffed after officers raided the wrong home in the South Side Gresham neighborhood last month, a federal lawsuit claims.

Man Who Pointed Gun at Connecticut Trooper Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who pointed a gun at a state trooper during an incident outside the Hop River Motel in Columbia two years ago pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted assault on a police officer.

Man Who Pointed Gun at Connecticut Trooper Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who pointed a gun at a state trooper during an incident outside the Hop River Motel in Columbia two years ago pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted assault on a police officer.

Man Who Pointed Gun at Connecticut Trooper Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who pointed a gun at a state trooper during an incident outside the Hop River Motel in Columbia two years ago pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted assault on a police officer.

Man Who Pointed Gun at Connecticut Trooper Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who pointed a gun at a state trooper during an incident outside the Hop River Motel in Columbia two years ago pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted assault on a police officer.

Judge: Former Massachusetts Trooper Was Part of ‘Culture’ of Deception

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Retired Massachusetts State Police Trooper Gregory Raftery was sentenced to three months in federal prison and a year of supervision and also had to pay a restitution of $51,337 for the overtime pay he collected for hours he skipped.

Fired Female California Police Chief Awarded $7 Million

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury awarded $7 million Tuesday to a former Baldwin Park Police Chief Lili Hadsell, who sued the city for gender discrimination, harassment and retaliation, affirming that she was fired because she is a woman.

Fired Female California Police Chief Awarded $7 Million

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury awarded $7 million Tuesday to a former Baldwin Park Police Chief Lili Hadsell, who sued the city for gender discrimination, harassment and retaliation, affirming that she was fired because she is a woman.

Fired Female California Police Chief Awarded $7 Million

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury awarded $7 million Tuesday to a former Baldwin Park Police Chief Lili Hadsell, who sued the city for gender discrimination, harassment and retaliation, affirming that she was fired because she is a woman.

Jury Weighs Case in Death of Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Lowndes County jury asked for more time Tuesday afternoon to deliberate the case of a man charged in the 2017 traffic death of Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Butler.

Minnesota Sheriff Wants to Expedite ‘Groundbreaking’ Plan for Body Cameras

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher wants nearly all of his 400 deputies and corrections officers to wear body cameras, and he hopes to start rolling out the program by late summer.

Relationship Between Chicago Police and Prosecutors Tested by Dropping of Charges

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Both Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were infuriated, not just because the charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dismissed, but because prosecutors had not informed investigators first.

Relationship Between Chicago Police and Prosecutors Tested by Dropping of Charges

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Both Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were infuriated, not just because the charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dismissed, but because prosecutors had not informed investigators first.

Relationship Between Chicago Police and Prosecutors Tested by Dropping of Charges

Posted on March 27, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Both Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were infuriated, not just because the charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dismissed, but because prosecutors had not informed investigators first.

$64,490: That’s the National Average Salary for a Police Officer

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

YourLocalSecurity.com looked at data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers, May 2017.

ArmorSkinXP – Body Armor Vest With a Uniform Shirt Design

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Armor up for critical response in seconds with Blauer's ArmorSkinXP. Easy-to-access front and rear plate pockets with a sturdy reinforced mesh design each accommodate hard armor plates to give you increased protection when circumstances demand it most....

Kahr Arms Launches 2019 Fallen Officer Program

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the launch of the 2019 Fallen Officer Program.

Kahr Arms Launches 2019 Fallen Officer Program

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the launch of the 2019 Fallen Officer Program.

Charges Against Actor Who Allegedly Staged Attack in Chicago

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In a stunning reversal, Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a phony attack and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime.

Charges Against Actor Who Allegedly Staged Attack in Chicago

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In a stunning reversal, Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a phony attack and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime.

NYPD Auxiliary Officer Goes From Homeless to Harvard

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Athena Capo-Battaglia has gone from living in a homeless shelter to studying at Harvard University, and she hopes to be an inspiration for others struggling to improve their lives.

Suspect Accused of Opening Fire On Georgia Police Officer Captured After Manhunt

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man accused of shooting at a Cobb County officer was apprehended Tuesday morning, hours after authorities suspended their initial search for him.

New York State Trooper Undergoes Risky Back Surgery

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A New York State Police trooper is undergoing life-threatening surgery to repair the damage to his back.

NYPD Makes Arrest in Brutal Subway Attack Caught on Video

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Marc Gomez, 36, was arrested Saturday and charged in a brutal subway attack that was captured in a video that went viral.

Wackiest Reasons People Had for Calling 911

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From a mom who needs help tying her son's tie to a little boy who won't let the Grinch steal Christmas to a kid asking for homework help, these people are all calling 911 for their own unique emergencies.

Pitbull to Perform at Free Concert for Injured Orlando Police Officer

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Miami musician Pitbull will perform at a free Orlando concert in June to benefit the family of injured Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia.

First Massachusetts State Trooper Sentenced in Overtime Scandal

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The first state trooper to be sentenced in the major overtime fraud scandal got just one day in prison — time served — after admitting he stole more than $7,000, though prosecutors pushed for three months behind bars.

Former Virginia Police Chief Says She Was Forced Out

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Portsmouth Police Chief Tonya Chapman said in a statement this morning that she was forced to resign after attempting to change the department's culture of bias and systemic racism.

Scammers Taking Advantage of Texas Deputy’s Death

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As the community deals with the death of El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Herrera, scammers are already attempting to use the tragic situation to their advantage.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Says Suspect Threatened to Kill Officers

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Baltimore police first encountered the man they believed was armed outside his home, when he threatened to kill the officers if they came any closer to him.

Illinois Governor Urges Drivers: ‘Move Out of the Way’ of Troopers

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Illinois State Police have recorded 14 crashes involving cruisers just in the first three months of this year while previous years saw far fewer cases, with eight in 2018, 12 in 2017 and five in 2016.

Dashcam Video Released From Kansas Officer-Involved Shooting During 2018 Traffic Stop

Posted on March 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police dash cam video released Monday shows a driver wrestle a Lawrence police officer to the ground and fight him before being shot in the back by another officer during a traffic stop.

The T8 Atlas Boot Collection

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Garmont T8 Atlas GTX is a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort waterproof/breathable boot that offers comfort and protection for a variety of demanding situations and difficult terrain. The T 8 Atlas GTX is ideal for assignments requiring long periods of...

The T8 Atlas Boot Collection

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Garmont T8 Atlas GTX is a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort waterproof/breathable boot that offers comfort and protection for a variety of demanding situations and difficult terrain. The T 8 Atlas GTX is ideal for assignments requiring long periods of...

Texas Officer Fired for Giving Poop Sandwich to Homeless Man Wins Appeal

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A former San Antonio police officer who was fired in 2016 for giving a poop sandwich to a homeless man has successfully appealed the suspension.

Texas Sheriff’s Office Using Viral Video to Fill Job Openings

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Brooks County Sheriff's Office, located in a county less than 70 miles from the Texas-Mexico border, decided it needed to be a little bit more ... direct with its job recruiting campaign.

Lookout Man for ‘Texas 7’ Set for Execution

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Pending final appeals, Patrick Murphy, who was convicted under the controversial law of parties after playing lookout during a deadly store robbery, is set to be executed on Thursday at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit.

Gunman Who Killed Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Shot ‘First Hispanic Man’ He Saw

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Monday that the suspected gunman in the weekend killing of an off-duty officer shot "the first Hispanic man he came in contact with" after an earlier petty dispute with a separate group of Hispanics.

Two Charged in Shooting Death of Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The gunman who authorities believe shot and killed an off-duty Chicago police officer and wounded his friend once applied to be a Chicago cop before he was arrested at the police academy a few years ago in connection with a home invasion.

Newly Released Body Camera Video Shows South Carolina Deputy-Involved Shooting

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Willie Jermaine Robinson can be seen in the video holding his hands in the air as Greenville County Sheriff's deputies repeatedly tell him to drop the weapon and get down on the ground.

Texas Police Chief Killed In Head-On Crash

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A North Texas police chief and his volunteer firefighter son were among five victims killed in a head-on crash Sunday morning in Ellis County near Bardwell.

Texas Police Chief Killed In Head-On Crash

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A North Texas police chief and his volunteer firefighter son were among five victims killed in a head-on crash Sunday morning in Ellis County near Bardwell.

Nashville Police Arrest ATV Driver Accused of Hitting Officer

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man accused of dragging a Metro Nashville police sergeant down Broadway on his ATV is fighting a similar case in Philadelphia

Nashville Police Arrest ATV Driver Accused of Hitting Officer

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man accused of dragging a Metro Nashville police sergeant down Broadway on his ATV is fighting a similar case in Philadelphia

Arizona Police Officer Seriously Injured After Crash

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Glendale police officer was responding to crash with emergency lights on when car struck by another vehicle.

Arizona Police Officer Seriously Injured After Crash

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Glendale police officer was responding to crash with emergency lights on when car struck by another vehicle.

Student Tragedies Highlight Need for Parkland Survivors to Seek Help

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The apparent suicides of two Parkland school shooting survivors in one week underscore the need for increased mental health resources to help those still traumatized by the tragedy.

Student Tragedies Highlight Need for Parkland Survivors to Seek Help

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The apparent suicides of two Parkland school shooting survivors in one week underscore the need for increased mental health resources to help those still traumatized by the tragedy.

Bad Bosses and Bad Decisions

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

If you THINK you are a bad boss, there is help. You can learn leadership just like you can learn anything else.

Bad Bosses and Bad Decisions

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

If you THINK you are a bad boss, there is help. You can learn leadership just like you can learn anything else.

Houston Police Chief Outlines New Policy on Use of No-Knock Raids

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Weeks after vowing to cut down drastically on the use of no-knock raids, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Thursday drilled down into some of the specifics of his new department policy.

Houston Police Chief Outlines New Policy on Use of No-Knock Raids

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Weeks after vowing to cut down drastically on the use of no-knock raids, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo on Thursday drilled down into some of the specifics of his new department policy.

Body Camera Footage Released From Seattle Police-Involved Shooting

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Seattle Police Department has released body camera footage from an officer-involved shooting that occurred last week.

Good Samaritans Aid New Hampshire Trooper in Struggle

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Hampshire State Police are thanking good Samaritans who answered a trooper’s call for help as he struggled with a suspect on Interstate 93.

Knife-Wielding Man Shot Outside NYPD Precinct After Setting Vehicle On Fire

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD officers shot and wounded a man Sunday after he set his vehicle on fire outside a Queens police precinct before charging at cops with a 12-inch kitchen knife, authorities said.

Wounded Washington Police Officer Released From Hospital

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kittitas Police Officer Benito Chavez was released Saturday from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, four days after he was shot in a gunfight that left a Kittitas County sheriff’s deputy and a suspect dead.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop Dies

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Herrera died Sunday evening, two days after he was shot.

How eCitation Assists with Officer Safety

Posted on March 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Pennsylvania Police Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting

Posted on March 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury of seven men and five women found former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld not guilty of homicide for the June 2018 killing of Antwon Rose II.

$360 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized by Coast Guard in Eastern Pacific

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The United States Coast Guard on Friday offloaded 27,000 pounds of cocaine worth about $360 million in Miami Beach after intercepting 12 vessels suspected of smuggling drugs through the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

The XP3 Ultra-Rugged Flip Phone

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Those who protect, provide and serve need simple, fast and reliable communication. The Sonim XP3 is an ultra-rugged flip phone built to communicate, and thrive, in extreme conditions. It’s as tough as it is convenient, with purpose-built features...

EdgeTec Collection – Polo, Pants and Shorts

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Looking for budget-friendly everyday polos, pants, and shorts that meet your needs on and off the job? The EdgeTec Collection from Propper gives you the performance you seek with outstanding value.The ultra-comfortable and lightweight yet durable 100%...

More Documents Connected to Las Vegas Mass Shooting Released

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Details of Stephen Paddock's gun-buying behavior were included in the more than 700 pages of interview summaries, evidence logs, voluntary statements and other information released Wednesday by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Las Vegas Police: Man Pointed Gun Before Officers Opened Fire

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officers fatally shot a man Tuesday after he pointed a gun at them and threatened his father and sister at a central valley house, according to Las Vegas Metro Police.

Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Multiple Times During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

An El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy was conducting a traffic stop for a light violation when he was shot multiple times in San Elizario early Friday morning.

Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Multiple Times During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

An El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy was conducting a traffic stop for a light violation when he was shot multiple times in San Elizario early Friday morning.

Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Multiple Times During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

An El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy was conducting a traffic stop for a light violation when he was shot multiple times in San Elizario early Friday morning.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Multiple Times During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An El Paso County Sheriff's deputy was conducting a traffic stop for a light violation when he was shot multiple times in San Elizario early Friday morning.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Multiple Times During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An El Paso County Sheriff's deputy was conducting a traffic stop for a light violation when he was shot multiple times in San Elizario early Friday morning.

Alarms Sound After Six Suicides by Chicago Police Officers Over Span of Eight Months

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Responding to that trauma is now a top challenge for the Chicago Police Department, where alarms are sounding after six officers killed themselves over the last eight months.

Peer Support Unit Helps Sacramento Police Officers

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Sacramento Police Department's Peer Support Unit became fulltime about a decade ago after two Sacramento officers committed suicide -- a wake-up call to the demands of the job.

Colorado Police K-9 Officer Needing Surgery Gets Help From Charity

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A non-profit organization based in Centennial is coming to the rescue of a police dog with the Greenwood Village Police Department.

6-Hour SWAT Standoff In South Chicago Ends Peacefully

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A SWAT standoff that had police ducking bullets and lasted nearly six hours ended peacefully Thursday night when the 24-year-old man involved surrendered.

Woman Charged With Stealing More Than $400K From NYPD Charity

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lorraine Shanley, who served as volunteer treasurer for the Survivors of the Shield from 2010 to 2017, spent $410,000 in donations on personal expenses, prosecutors charged Thursday.

Thousands Gather to Mourn Fallen Colorado State Patrol Trooper

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ceremonial bagpipes played a mournful song as fellow troopers gathered Thursday for the fourth time in four years to grieve for Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Daniel Groves, who was killed after being run over while working on a road side.

China Begins Training First Cloned Police K-9

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officials hope the program will reduce the training time and cost of police dogs in future.

Indiana Teachers Say Active Shooter Training Went Too Far

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Indiana State Teachers Association has called for additional consideration regarding educator and student safety amid active shooter drills following the January training session, highlighted in testimony before state lawmakers this week, that rattled

Oklahoma Sheriff and Staff Quit Over Problems at Jail

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett and all of her deputies resigned Monday after they were ordered by a judge to return prisoners to a jail she said is plagued by dangerous conditions.

ICE: Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Was Killed by Illegal Immigrant

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Juan Manuel Flores Del Toro, a Mexican national, was in the United States illegally on an expired agriculture visa, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said.

Virginia Sheriff’s Deputy Critically Wounded; Suspect Captured in North Carolina

Posted on March 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Henrico County Sheriff's deputy suffered multiple gunshots and was taken to VCU Medical Center where he underwent surgery after authorities say Theron Donte Shackleford shot him.

TLR-6 for Sig Sauer P365 Handgun

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Streamlight Inc. introduced a new version of its ultra-compact TLR-6 rail mount weapon light, designed to securely attach to the rail and trigger guard of SIG SAUER P365 subcompact handguns. The new light/laser module, which uses an ultra-bright...

Bodies of Missing Georgia Men Found in Storage Unit

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The bodies of two men who were reported missing from Athens three months ago were found in a Gwinnett County storage unit Sunday, police said.

Convicted Florida Police Officer Seeks New Trial

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Palm Beach Gardens police Officer Nouman Raja’s conviction this month in the 2015 shooting death of stranded motorist Corey Jones was the result of a legally impossible conclusion, according to his attorneys.

California Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Airport Collision

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Alameda County sheriff’s deputy was injured Wednesday morning when his parked SUV was hit by a speeding car at Oakland International Airport, authorities said.

New Zealand Announces Immediate Ban on Military-Style Rifles

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Less than a week after the massacre that took 50 lives at two Christchurch mosques and shattered untold others, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has banned all military-style weapons from the country.

DA: Intellectually Disabled Cop-Killer Shouldn’t be Executed

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot no longer believes that Juan Lizcano, who was sentenced to death for murdering Dallas Police Officer Brian Jackson in November 2005, should be executed for his crime.

Illinois Trooper Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Semi-Trailer

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Illinois State Police trooper, who was outside of his vehicle, assisting with a crash, sustained injuries when a semi-trailer struck the rear of his squad car.

Phoenix Police Officer Struck and Killed While Investigating Crash

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Phoenix Officer Paul Rutherford was investigating a crash Thursday when he was hit.

Community Honors Fallen Washington Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Kittitas County sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty was identified as Ryan Thompson, a 14-year veteran of the department. Fellow law enforcement and community members paid tribute to Deputy Thompson on Wednesday.

Dallas Police Chief Says There’s a Shortage of 600 Officers

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What to do when concern for crime grows, but your police department shrinks?

Two Colorado Police Officers Injured In Hit and Run

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Auraria police officers were treated for minor injuries on Wednesday after a hit-and-run accident. The suspect driver was arrested a short time later.

Two Colorado Police Officers Injured In Hit and Run

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two Auraria police officers were treated for minor injuries on Wednesday after a hit-and-run accident. The suspect driver was arrested a short time later.

NYPD Builds Fake Wall in Subway to Catch Graffiti Vandal

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police erected a fake wall in an effort to catch a graffiti vandal who was repeatedly tagging a beam with “#LoveTrump,” Transit Chief Edward Delatorre said during a City Council hearing Tuesday.

Seattle Police Officers Shoot Suspect After He Opens Fire

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Seattle police officers shot and wounded a man on Capitol Hill Tuesday night after they say he fired at them.

NYPD Pushes for Subway Ban On Repeat Sexual Offenders

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New York City's top cops are done playing games with creeps who regularly commit sex crimes on the subway.

Kansas County to Pay $300K to Family of Slain Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The family of deputy Robert Kunze has reached a $300,000 worker’s compensation settlement with Sedgwick County over his September on-duty shooting death.

Washington Sheriff Calls Deputy’s Slaying ‘The Worst Incident’ in His Career

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Calling it “the worst incident” in his law-enforcement career, Kittitas County Sheriff Gene Dana said Deputy Ryan Thompson, 42, was fatally shot Tuesday night following a pursuit of a man involved in a road-rage incident.

Investigative Division of ICE Feels Ostracized

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Homeland Security Investigation's connection to ICE has caused friction with some law enforcement agencies.

Maryland State Police Recruit With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes Odds to Become Trooper

Posted on March 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This Friday, 21-year-old Maryland State Police Trooper Candidate Derek Harper is set to overcome insurmountable odds when he achieves his dream of becoming a trooper.

Turbo® K 5.56 Stainless with 1/2-28″ Q.D. Flash Hider

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The new Turbo® K utilizes a tubeless design made from heat treated 17-4 stainless steel along with a heat treated 718 Inconel® blast baffle.

Law Enforcement Agencies Continue to Switch to GLOCK Grafton County Sheriff’s Office Transitions to New Duty Pistols

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GLOCK, Inc. is proud to announce that the Grafton County Sheriff’s Office in New Hampshire has selected GLOCK as their new duty pistol.

DoubleStar Introduces the Ahab Knife

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This everyday carry was designed to be discrete and compact without sacrificing relevance.

SHOTSPOTTER DETECTS MORE THAN 107,000 GUNFIRE INCIDENTS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES IN 2018

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Significant Gunfire Rate Declines Reported for Savannah (-30.1 percent), Fresno (-28.9 percent), and Milwaukee (-24.3 percent)

Range Master Pack and Bag Collection

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

5.11's ultra-customizable Range Master Pack and Bag Collection keep users highly organized and ready with all shooting gear safely and easily stored, featuring a customizable storage system and compression molded EVA construction.The collection is...

Range Master Pack and Bag Collection

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

5.11's ultra-customizable Range Master Pack and Bag Collection keep users highly organized and ready with all shooting gear safely and easily stored, featuring a customizable storage system and compression molded EVA construction.The collection is...

Border Patrol Says Detention Centers Are Full

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Border Patrol released 50 recently apprehended migrants in McAllen, Texas Tuesday, the first of several hundred border-crossers who officials say will soon be freed because there is no room to hold them.

Dallas Police Create Task Force to Combat Surge in Armed Robberies

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With armed robberies on the rise this year, Dallas police are turning to a time-tested approach to combat the problem: a task force.

Columbus Police Disbands Vice Unit in Wake of Probes

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Columbus police Vice Unit is being disbanded and its officers are being reassigned, Interim Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan announced on social media Tuesday night.

Bait Behavior – What You Should Know

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Video that has been carefully edited for the purpose of sensationalizing an event can only be combated by providing full unedited video of the same event. It is our responsibility to make sure we have video that presents us in the best possible light.

Suspect Found Guilty in Killing of New York State Trooper

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Family members expressed relief that a Jefferson County Court jury has found Justin Walters guilty of murdering his wife and a New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis on July 9, 2017.

Critically Wounded Montana Trooper Remains in Medically Induced Coma

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The wife of Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer said in a statement Wednesday that her husband is in a medically induced coma and remains stable but "extremely critical."

Body Camera Video Shows Iowa Police Officers Catch Children Dropped From Window of Burning Apartment Building

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Newly released body camera video shows four Des Moines police officers rescued three children trapped inside a burning apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

NYPD Officers Help Corral Cow on Expressway

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD cops corralled a cow wandering down the Major Deegan Expressway Tuesday morning.

NYPD Officers Help Corral Cow on Expressway

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD cops corralled a cow wandering down the Major Deegan Expressway Tuesday morning.

Three Arrested in Rhode Island Hostage Situation

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A home invasion led to an armed standoff between police and suspects who were holding a family hostage Tuesday morning in South Providence.

NYPD Uses Drone to Keep Tabs on Barricaded Subject

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An NYPD drone was utilized to track — and then help arrest — a 49-year-old Brooklyn man armed with what appeared to be a loaded pistol during a daytime standoff in downtown Brooklyn, officials said.

New Jersey Police Officer Helps Boy Find Lost Teddy Bear After 911 Call

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When he lost his teddy bear, he called 911 instead of asking his parents for help. When a rookie Woodbridge police officer arrived on scene, he helped the 12-year-old boy find his missing toy.

Video Shows Moments That Led Up to Las Vegas Police Shooting

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released bodycam and surveillance video that show the moments that led up to a deadly officer-involved shooting at the Bellagio on Friday.

Video: California Pursuit Suspect Busts a Move Following Chase

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A suspect's driving wasn't the only thing that was reckless: He also busted out some carefree dance moves while being taken into custody in Pacoima.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shooting Knife-Wielding Man

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who menaced him with a knife on Tuesday afternoon, said Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who menaced him with a knife on Tuesday afternoon, said Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister.

Pennsylvania Trooper Found Not Guilty of Careless Driving in Fatal Crash

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Trooper Kevin J. Lee of the Reading station was charged in January with three summary counts: careless driving, driving at an unsafe speed and failing to obey traffic control devices.

Cleveland Officer Accused of Contacting 2,300 Women on Police Computers

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Cleveland police officer already charged with soliciting prostitutes while on duty is now charged with three felonies that accuse him of misusing his police computer by looking up women using a police database and messages to 2,300 women while on-duty.

Trial Begins for Former Pennsylvania Police Officer in Fatal Shooting

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The homicide trial of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld began Tuesday, with proceedings getting underway around 9:30 a.m. in Room 313 of the Allegheny County Courthouse.

New Zealand Police: Mosque Gunman Was En Route to Commit Third Attack When Arrested

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Australian white supremacist gunman who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday was en route to carry out a third attack when he was apprehended, police said Wednesday.

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused of Killing Illinois Deputy

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A federal grand jury indicted a Springfield man accused of killing a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who had been working with the U.S. Marshals Service when he was shot to death earlier this month.

Slain Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Identified

Posted on March 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Thompson and a suspect were both killed and a City of Kittitas police officer was injured in a shooting Tuesday evening.

Escaped Cow Leads Indiana Police Officers to Chick-fil-A

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Noblesville Police Department, which posted two photos of the cow, confirmed in a Facebook comment that “we were able to herd the cow back in the trailer of the owner.”

Man Who Shot at Denver Police Officer Guilty of Attempted Murder

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who shot at a Denver police officer in 2017 and was on the lam for five months after escaping from Denver sheriff’s deputies has been found guilty of attempted first-degree murder.

Save Room on Your Belt With Defender Duty Belts and Buckles

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With 1/2-inch adjustment increments, a proprietary low-profile triple-locking buckle, and pre-contoured shape, Blauer's Defender duty belt is the best belt you'll ever own. Get yours and get more room on your belt.Defender Duty BuckleClick-on-lock triple...

MICROFLEX MidKnight XTRA Nitrile Glove – Protection From Fentanyl and Gastric Acid

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ansell's MICROFLEX MidKnight XTRA is a nitrile exam glove that has been tested against both fentanyl and gastric acid to simulate real-world overdose situations. The glove features an elongated cuff for added coverage of the wrist and forearm and has...

Tennessee Highway Patrol Rolls Out Axon Fleet 2 Cameras to 700 Vehicles

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fifth state and provincial agency to join the Axon network

Virginia State Police Double-Checking Criminally Insane Barred From Buying Guns

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police in Virginia are manually reviewing the records of 2,400 people who successfully pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to make sure they can’t buy handguns after a Alexandria police officer's shooter got his hands on a firearm.

Illinois Police Follow Trail of Clothing to Bank Robbery Suspect

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who police said shed a jacket, a shirt and a surgical mask after robbing a bank on Monday in Riverside was captured based partially on a description of apparel he did not remove — orange gym shoes.

Suspect Sought in Assault of California Police Officer

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Roseville police say there is significant activity near Maidu Regional Park Tuesday morning as the department has served a search warrant related to an assault on an officer Monday night.

Court Rejects Prosecutor’s Bid to Re-Sentence Jason Van Dyke

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Illinois Supreme Court decided Tuesday in a 4-to-2 vote that it will not order a new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke, rejecting an unusual bid from prosecutors that could have meant a much harsher prison term for the former Chicago police officer.

Another Illinois Trooper Injured When Car Smashes Into Cruiser

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Illinois State Police trooper was injured while conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Joliet when a motorist slammed into the back of his squad car, authorities said.

Kiefer PD, Oklahoma, Picks the Watchman SBR

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma– March 19th, 2019 - RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, was recently the rifle manufacturer of choice for Kiefer Police Department in northeastern Oklahoma.Kiefer Police ...

Kiefer PD, Oklahoma, Picks the Watchman SBR

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma– March 19th, 2019 - RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, was recently the rifle manufacturer of choice for Kiefer Police Department in northeastern Oklahoma.Kiefer Police ...

New DNA Evidence Suggests That Polish Barber Was ‘Jack the Ripper’

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper's identity has been a multi-generational mystery.

New DNA Evidence Suggests That Polish Barber Was ‘Jack the Ripper’

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper's identity has been a multi-generational mystery.

FAA Authorizes Beyond Visual Line of Sight for the First Public Safety Organization

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The provision opens doors for the future of drone integration for law enforcement, public safety

FAA Authorizes Beyond Visual Line of Sight for the First Public Safety Organization

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The provision opens doors for the future of drone integration for law enforcement, public safety

Beyond the Driver’s Seat

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gamber-Johnson expands product offerings to include push bumpers, gun mounts, partitions and more, creating a one-stop-shop for all law enforcement mobile office needs.

Beyond the Driver’s Seat

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gamber-Johnson expands product offerings to include push bumpers, gun mounts, partitions and more, creating a one-stop-shop for all law enforcement mobile office needs.

Florida Sheriff’s Office is First in Nation to Have State-of-the-Art Fitness Program

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement agency in the nation to have a high-performance health and fitness program for its employees.

Scene Clear After ‘Hoax’ in Orlando Neighborhood

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The scene was cleared Monday evening after Orlando police SWAT teams responded to what they thought was the report of a shooting in an East Orlando neighborhood.

NYPD Officers Rescue Goat in the Bronx

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A goat rescued from a Bronx street is now living at a New Jersey animal sanctuary.

California Gang Member Arrested With Civil War-Era Revolver

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Fresno man with a Civil War-era handgun was arrested Monday afternoon on weapons charges.

Report: Off-Duty California Officer Fled DUI Crash, Let Mom Try to Take Blame

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dazed from a night of drinking, South Pasadena Police Cpl. Ryan Bernal was jolted awake when his pickup truck smashed into a pole that fell on the patio roof of an occupied house in Duarte, internal police records show.

Accused NYC Terrorist Was Under Government Surveillance ‘For Years’

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Islamic State sympathizer accused of killing eight people in the Hudson River bike path attack was under government surveillance “for years,” according to new court papers.

Three Reportedly Arrested in Deadly Dutch Tram Shooting

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A total of three people are believed to be in police custody following Monday’s shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht that killed three people.

Tattooed Connecticut Police Officer Fighting to Keep His Job

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Haven Police Officer Jason Bandy had tattoos on most of his body when he was hired as an officer in 2008; several years later he added tattoos to his neck and hands with no backlash as the department does not have a policy against tattoos.

NYPD Officer Believed to Have Died From 1999 Shooting is Alive

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A police officer believed to have died some time after he was shot 20 years ago in the Bronx by a man arrested Friday actually survived the shooting, the NYPD said Monday.

Connecticut Officer Who Was Shot During Training, City at Odds Over Disability Pension

Posted on March 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Under the Norwalk Police Department’s collective bargaining agreement, the city has the right to retire an injured officer like Phillip Roselle, who was shot in a September 2017 training accident, after 18 months of receiving workers’ compensation.

Drunken Driver Nearly Hits Connecticut Police Officer at McDonald’s Drive-Thru

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man is under arrest after nearly running over a Milford police officer during a motor vehicle stop at a McDonald's drive-thru on Bridgeport Avenue Saturday.

Two ‘Virtual Kidnap’ Scams Within 24 Hours Have California Police on Alert

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The incidents were similar: Phone calls were made to potential victims, with the caller demanding a large sum of money or threatening to harm a loved one.

Universal Tablet Cradle

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Easy one-handed operationOptional keyed lock for theft deterrenceHeight, width, and depth adjustable to accommodate almost any tablet sizeThe Universal Tablet Cradle from Gamber-Johnson allows law enforcement agencies to keep patrol tablets securely...

Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS)

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bode Technology's Forensic Genealogy Service, an offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories, combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads.The FGS program is a...

Bode Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS)

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bode Technology's Forensic Genealogy Service, an offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories, combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads.The FGS program is a...

Dutch Police Arrest Suspect in Tram Shooting That Killed Three

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dutch police have arrested the man suspected of killing three people and wounding five others in a shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht on Monday.

California Police K-9 Helps Bring In Wanted Felon

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Central Fresno neighborhood was put on lockdown Sunday afternoon as police did a yard-to-yard search for a wanted felon.

Virginia Police: Handcuffed Woman Committed Suicide

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 19-year-old Virginia woman committed suicide by shooting herself through the mouth, despite having her hands handcuffed behind her back, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Georgia Police Mourn Death of Young Officer

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

By the time he was in high school, Anthony Walter Pereira already knew he wanted to serve.

Florida Police Officer Hit by Vehicle Released From Hospital

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Boynton Beach Police Officer Greg Wertman, who was seriously injured Feb. 27 after he was struck by a car while chasing an alleged shoplifter, was released last Wednesday morning from Delray Medical Center.

Bodycam Footage Shows Moment Police Captured Parkland Shooter

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Body camera footage released Friday by the Broward State Attorney’s Office shows the minutes after police captured Nikolas Cruz.

12 Arrested in Bust of Alleged New Jersey ‘Ghost Gun’ Assault Rifle Ring

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Jersey authorities announced Monday the arrests of 12 men in what was termed a “criminal network” in Camden County allegedly trafficking in untraceable, build-it-yourself AR-15 assault rifles.

New Jersey Authorities Arrest 12 in Bust of Alleged ‘Ghost Gun’ Ring

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Jersey authorities announced Monday the arrests of 12 men in what was termed a “criminal network” in Camden County allegedly trafficking in untraceable, build-it-yourself AR-15 rifles.

ROMEO4H Red Dot Selected as Part of Minnesota State Highway Patrol Duty Rifles

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NEWINGTON, N.H. – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the Minnesota State Highway Patrol has adopted the ROMEO4H red dot sight for the official duty rifle systems of the Minnesota State Troopers. The Minnesota Highway Patrol is comprised of over...

Genetec Becomes Top 5 ANPR Technology Company Around the World

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The automatic number plate recognition tech company also grabs 2nd with a 9.1% market share for the Americas.

Genetec Becomes Top 5 ANPR Technology Company Around the World

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The automatic number plate recognition tech company also grabs 2nd with a 9.1% market share for the Americas.

Texas Police Returns to Spot Where His Life Nearly Ended 3 Years Ago

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fort Worth Police Officer Matt Pearce revisits to the very spot he was shot six times on March 15, 2016.

DNA Links Suspect in 1999 Alabama Cold Case Murder

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Coley McCraney was booked on the charges about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, jail records show, after authorities say a DNA match was found through a family DNA website in a geneology search.

Fugitive Who Fatally Shot Off-Duty NYPD Officer Captured 20 Years Later in Florida

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lester Pearson, a fugitive suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty NYPD officer during a wild Bronx gun battle in 1999, was nabbed in Jacksonville after nearly two decades on the lam.

Fugitive Arrested In 1999 Killing of NYPD Officer

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man wanted in the 1999 killing of a new York City cop was arrested on Sunday in North Jacksonville, Florida.

Nashville Metro Police Officer Dragged by ATV

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Nashville Metro police officer was injured after he was struck by an off-road vehicle late Saturday afternoon.

Los Angeles Deputies Discover Reported Kidnapping is Just Music Video

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

At first, police thought a kidnapping might have been unfolding right before their eyes. Upon further investigation, they realized some people were just shooting a music video right outside of Los Angeles.

Awash in Cannabis Cash, California Struggling With Corruption

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In more than two years since California voters approved the licensed growing and sale of recreational marijuana, the state has had a half-dozen government corruption cases as black-market operators try to game the system, through bribery and other means.

Suspect in Custody in NYC Killing of Reputed Mob Boss

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Anthony Camello, 24, was arrested down the Jersey Shore for the execution of reputed Gambino family boss Frank Cali outside his Staten Island home, said NYPD Chief of Detective Dermot Shea.

Jury Deadlocks on 3 Counts, Acquits on Misdemeanor in Trial of Florida Police Officer

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Testifying in his own defense, North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda insisted he honestly mistook an autistic man holding a silver toy truck for a gunman holding another man hostage.

Illinois Trooper Shot, Suspect Killed After Pursuit

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and a suspected carjacker was killed in Staunton on Saturday afternoon.

Vermont Trooper Revived With Narcan After Drug Stop

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Vermont State Police Sgt. Brett Flansburg was completing an arrest for heroin possession when he began to feel ill and collapsed in the parking lot of the New Haven barracks.

Las Vegas Police Officer Saved by Vest in Shootout

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A bulletproof vest likely saved the life of a Metro Police officer who was shot in the chest by an armed suspect outside the busy Bellagio casino on Friday night, according to officials.

Law Enforcement Watching Over Wounded Montana Highway Patrol Trooper in Utah

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Law enforcement officers from Montana and Utah are keeping watch in the Salt Lake City hospital where Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was airlifted after being shot early Friday morning during a manhunt in Evaro.

Civilians Are Making ‘Big Brother’ A Reality — Will LE Benefit?

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The other day I wanted to see how long it would take me to get from my house to a store across town, so I logged into the family computer and pulled up Google Maps. I typed in the address of my desired location and found that it would take 22 minutes....

Work It Out With Words

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Crisis intervention and Mental Health First Aid training can help officers improve communication with community members as well as avoid unnecessary conflict.

Fight Them Into Handcuffs: Addressing The ‘Excessive Force’ Argument

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Today there are more cameras per square foot of landscape than ever before, and as we law enforcement professionals do our jobs, that means more people than ever creating footage so we can be targeted, second-guessed, falsely reported and more. The fact...

Law Enforcement-Focused Products From SHOT Show 2019

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From knives and firearms to drones and ammunition, here are a few products from SHOT Show that caught my eye.

Smart Technology Makes A Big Impact

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

License plate recognition technology can do much more than read license plates thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence — and law enforcement reaps the benefits.

Push Into The Future

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With a long history, push bars continue to have a place on law enforcement patrol vehicles.

Situational Based Emergency Lighting Systems Aid Officer Safety On The Road

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

There is a rapidly growing trend in police vehicle lights and siren systems. These are known as ‘situational based’ and are being specified as the next step to making police vehicles safer. Let’s look into what this means, how the systems work and...

Rethink Speed

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What if officers are crashing because their cars are too slow? A new test evaluates vehicles.

Ginger Xu

Posted on March 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ginger Xu is a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Massachusetts with nearly 20 years of experience in Product Development, Project Management, Marketing, and Operations in various industries. Ginger has a Master of International...

‘Made-to-Order’ Duty Collection

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Duty Collection from Propper offers departments custom features in made-to-order uniforms.“The Duty Collection gives departments the option to customize elements of their uniforms,” said Joe Ruggeri, VP of Product Development for...

LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADER RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS ALBERT SCHWEITZER MEDAL

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

John Thompson, a seasoned public safety leader who has brought the hidden atrocity of animal cruelty to the forefront of law enforcement, was honored on March 7 with the Albert Schweitzer Medal.

Arizona Police Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Commits Suicide

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Flagstaff Police Department announced this week that Officer Daniel Beckwith, who involved in a fatal shooting while on duty last year, his own life.

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Critically Wounded While Searching for Shooting Suspect

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was critically wounded while searching for a suspect wanted in an earlier shooting early Friday morning.

A Docking Station for Your Panasonic FZ-L1 Toughbook Tablet

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gamber-Johnson's docking station for the Panasonic FZ-L1 Tablet will accommodate the L1's rotating hand strap, barcode reader, and large battery. The docking station will keep the L! tablet charged all day long and a keyed lock provides added security....

New Ultra-Rugged Public Safety Flip-Phone, Uses Spring Direct Connect Plus

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sonim, provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions for public safety, launches the Sonim XP3 flip-phone for simple, fast and reliable communications

TargetSolutions to Demonstrate New Training and Operations Management Innovations at ILEETA

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand with training and operations management solutions for law enforcement agencies, will be presenting new product innovations March 19-20 at booth No. 411 during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo in St. Louis.

Massachusetts Police Officer Survives Stabbing Thanks to Chest Plate

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Massachusetts police officer who survived an attempted stabbing by an arson suspect was likely saved by a ceramic plate in the center of his bulletproof vest directly above his heart.

Massachusetts Police K-9 Dying From Cancer Honored With ‘Final Ride’

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Saugus police honored a beloved K-9 officer with a special ride.

Former NYPD Officer, Wife Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The couple was busted at their home in a quiet Long Island neighborhood.

Acting Florida Mayor Joins Former Mayor Behind Bars

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Terrance Rowe was the second mayor in this town to be arrested in 20 days. He was vice mayor until the Feb. 21 arrest of Mayor Dale Massad who is accused of firing at a Pasco sheriff’s SWAT team that was arresting him.

North Carolina Deputy Not at Fault in Collision With Woman

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Wake County sheriff’s deputy who collided with a pedestrian crossing the street Wednesday afternoon was not at fault, investigators said.

Florida Police Officer Suspended Over Video of Arrest

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Miami-Dade police officer was relieved of duty last week after video circulated on social media of three officers taking a woman to the ground, then handcuffing and arresting her.

California Deputy Will Stand Trial in Fatal Shooting of Woman

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A judge Thursday said there was enough evidence for a Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputy to stand trial in the shooting death of a Modesto woman in a February 2017 pursuit that ended in Ripon.

Florida Deputy Struck by Car at School; Suspects Arrested

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office deputy was struck by a vehicle while working at TR Jackson Elementary Thursday afternoon.

Handcuffed Subject Kidnaps Woman, Steals Patrol Car

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The manhunt for an escaped Missouri inmate briefly recaptured by authorities some 300 miles away before he managed to flee in a stolen police cruiser continued into Thursday morning.

New Zealand Mosque Attacks Kill Dozens

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

There were a "number of fatalities" on Friday following shootings at mosques in Christchurch and one person is in custody, New Zealand police confirmed.

49 Killed in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Posted on March 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Forty-nine people have died after extremist gunmen targeted worshippers at two mosques.

At NRA 2019: Check Out Pulsar’s Thermal and Digital Night Vision

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NRA 2019 run April 26 to 28 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit Pulsar at booth #5021.

Non-Laser TLR-6 Weapon Light For Glock and M&P Shield Handguns

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Streamlight Inc.'s non-laser versions of its TLR-6 ultra-compact, lightweight weapons light are available with three different light housings that securely attach to the trigger guard of select Glock and M&P Shield handguns, the new models are...

Suspect Fatally Shot by California Sheriff’s Deputies After Dragging Two of Them With SUV

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A routine call for a shoplifting complaint turned into the fatal shooting of a San Leandro man by Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputies as he tried to escape on Wednesday, authorities said.

APCO’s New Cybersecurity Resource for Emergency Communications Centers

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Alexandria, VA – APCO International has launched a new 9-1-1 cybersecurity section of the APCO website at apcointl.org/cybersecurity. This new resource was designed with the needs of emergency communications centers (ECCs) and today’s...

5.11® Announces Latest Product Integration Partnership with Ubisoft®

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Leading Global Innovator of Tactical Apparel and Gear To Appear in Tom Clancy’s The Division® 2

The Safariland Group Announces Brad E. Williams as President

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Safariland Group ("Safariland" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, today announced it has named Brad E. Williams as president.

5.11 LAUNCHES 5.11 ABR ACADEMY AT COMPANY-OWNED RETAIL STORES

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The 5.11 ABR (Always Be Ready) Academy events are free to the public and will be held monthly at different company-owned retail locations nationwide.

Court: Woman Had Constitutional Right to Give Middle Finger to Michigan Officer

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The court ruled in a 3-0 decision that Taylor Police Officer Matthew Minard "should have known better" even if the driver, Debra Cruise-Gulyas, was rude.

Mob Boss Shot and Killed Outside Staten Island Home

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gambino crime family boss Frank (Franky Boy) Cali was gunned down Wednesday night in a gory hit in front of his Staten Island home.

When a Big Crime Reaches a Small Town

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Here in Cameron County, “the front door to Mexico” as Sheriff Omar Lucio calls it, they don’t often find themselves jailing alleged murderers — two from far-away Baltimore, no less — and the sort who attract attention from around the country.

Massachusetts Police Officer Saved by Body Armor Plate After Being Stabbed in the Chest

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Springfield police officials say that the blade of Ruben Barrero's knife hit the trauma plate in the officer’s ballistic vest, which prevented it from going deep into the officer's chest.

STRmix Received Top Science Award

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

STRmix has won New Zealand's top science award, The Prime Minister's Science Prize

Texas Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on Highway

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Southlake police officer was injured in a motorcycle crash early Thursday morning on Highway 114.

Sacramento Police Commission Supports Narrower Definition for Use of Force

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Sacramento’s police review commission unanimously voted to recommend that the mayor and city council members support AB 392.

Connecticut State Trooper Finds Woman’s Wedding Rings Lost at Rest Stop

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kimberly Reggiannini lost her wedding and engagement rings while she was at a Connecticut rest stop. A dedicated state trooper tracked them down.

NYPD Officers Rescue Little Lamb From Expressway

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A lamb on the lam had cops on the run Wednesday morning darting in and out of rush hour traffic along Brooklyn’s Gowanus Expressway.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper ‘Forced’ to Fatally Shoot Driver During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A driver was killed Tuesday night after a trooper was "forced" to open fire during a traffic stop near a north Miami-Dade transit hub.

Atlanta Police Hope Changes to Patrol Zones Shorten Response Times

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Amid complaints about rising crime, the Atlanta Police Department will shrink the boundaries of the police patrol zone that covers Buckhead with the hope of faster response times for 911 calls.

California Law Enforcement Leaders Call Decision to Halt Death Penalty an Insult to Victims

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Calling it an insult to the families of murder victims, Fresno area law enforcement leaders on Wednesday roundly criticized Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to suspend the death penalty.

Body Camera Video Released in Shooting of Michigan Hostage Taker

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Jackson Police Officer Trent Marcum acted justifiably when he shot a man during a hostage situation in February, Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka has ruled.

Thousands Honor Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy at Funeral

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Friends and colleagues of slain McHenry County Deputy Jacob Keltner remembered him at his funeral Wednesday as a brave and tenacious fugitive hunter who, when the workday ended, transformed into a lighthearted husband and tender father.

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Struck and Killed by Vehicle During Massive Snow Storm

Posted on March 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Daniel Groves was killed Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 76 near Roggen.

Can Law Enforcement Officers Be Kept Safe on the Job?

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Various police departments across the United States are using narcotics analyzers to help combat the opioid epidemic – and keep themselves safe -- by carefully identifying unknown substances in the field.

Can Law Enforcement Officers Be Kept Safe on the Job?

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Various police departments across the United States are using narcotics analyzers to help combat the opioid epidemic – and keep themselves safe -- by carefully identifying unknown substances in the field.

Bridgewater College – Police Officer

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER Bridgewater College Campus Police and Safety Office is accepting applications for a full-time police officer. Must be flexible and willing to work rotating shifts and weekends. Job Summary: Patrols Bridgewater...

Company Hits Milestone in Completing 100,000 Sexual Assault Kits

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Body Technology's hard work and testing has helped clear backlogs across the country. New programs have been implemented to prevent future backlogs.

The LV18, LV10, and LV6 Backpacks

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

5.11's LV18 backpack is a low-vis option that’s high on tactical features. While the profile of the pack is simple, internal organization choices are endless. The LV18 launches in Spring 2019, accompanied by a smaller sling pack model, the LV10 and a...

Florida Sheriff’s Office Taking a Step Back From Popular ‘Live PD’ TV Show

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is parting ways with Live PD, the television show that gave viewers a real-time look at deputies.

Clark County, Ohio Choses Motorola Solutions for 9-1-1 Technologies

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Motorola Solution technologies will be used to seamlessly share critical information from the time a 9-1-1 call is placed to resolution of an incident

No Charges for Louisiana Trooper Who Fatally Shot Man Fleeing Traffic Stop

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Louisiana State Police trooper will not face criminal charges after the September incident in downtown Hammond that started as a traffic stop and ended when the trooper fired six shots into the fleeing vehicle, killing its driver.

RAM Mounts and OtterBox Work Together for Charging and Docking Mount for Galaxy S10

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The GDS® module for the Samsung Galaxy S10 and compatible OtterBox uniVERSE case provides a standardized ecosystem for a variety of business requirements

Man Who Evaded Deportation 25 Years Caught Using FedEx to Traffic Drugs

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man who has lived 25 years illegally in the U.S. got caught this week, not for being undocumented but for using vacuum-sealed FedEx packages to transport large quantities of marijuana across the country, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.

Boston Police Seek Collaborative Effort With Bar Owners

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Saying “enough is enough,” police Commissioner William G. Gross called for greater cooperation between bar owners and cops, pledging his force wouldn’t automatically cite establishments whose unruly intoxicated patrons get out of hand.

Man Suspected of Killing San Jose Woman is in U.S. Illegally

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A transient man arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a 59-year-old San Jose woman last month is in the country illegally and has a lengthy criminal history across California, authorities said Tuesday.

New Portland Police Recruits Failing Probation at Double the Rate of Past Years

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Portland police are struggling to fill officer vacancies as recruits wash out during probation at about double the rate they have in the past.

Mobile Printing Essential for Public Safety

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Advanced and innovative printing solutions deliver essential benefits to law enforcement agencies. These solutions empower field officers to do what they do best: serve and protect. Public safety professionals require fast, reliable mobile printing...

Man Holding Gun to Wife’s Head Shot, Killed by Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was fatally shot by a Cherokee County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night when he refused to put down a gun pointed at his estranged wife’s head.

Slim-fit 575 GLS Pro-Fit IWB Concealment Holster

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Safariland now offers a new slim fit in its 575 GLS™ Pro-Fit™ IWB Concealment Holster. The 575 is now available for several subcompact handguns including the Glock 43, Springfield XDS and Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm, .40, .45. The 575 incorporates...

Officers From the Front Line of the Mercy Hospital Shooting Honored

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officers from the front line of the Mercy Hospital shooting were honored with officer of the month awards for bravery Tuesday.

U.S. Attorney Announces Charges in Largest Ever College Admissions Scam

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced criminal charges against 50 people in what he called "the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice."

Police Kill Escaped Bull That Was Attacking Its Owner

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police had to shoot what they say was a “highly aggressive” bull after it got loose in New Jersey and attacked its owner.

Father Arrested After Bringing Loaded AK-47 to Son’s School

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A distraught dad, who received a FaceTime phone call from his crying son, showed up at school with an AK-47 handgun making death threats, Palm Beach County School District police said.

Michigan State Police Trooper Struck by Car While Helping Driver

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Michigan State Police trooper and the stranded motorist he was helping were hit by a car over the weekend.

Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Mourned

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dozens of American flags waved in the chilly air Tuesday afternoon as hundreds of mourners visited a Huntley funeral home to pay their respects to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner.

Detroit Police Chief Fires Second Officer Over Snapchat Post

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nearly two weeks after Detroit Police chief James Craig fired an officer over a racially charged Snapchat post, Craig announced Tuesday a second officer has been fired as part of an investigation into the incident.

Video: California Deputy De-Escalates Situation Involving Man With Knife at Airport

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 27-year-old man was arrested at Oakland International Airport on Sunday morning after he brandished a small knife he said he intended to use to harm a police officer, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said.

Video Shows Georgia Police Officers Rescue Driver From Burning Vehicle

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Henry County Police Department has released body camera video of two officers rescuing a driver from a burning vehicle before it burst into flames.

Worker Fatally Shot After Ambushing Michigan Police; Officer Wounded

Posted on March 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Karianne Thomas said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon the first two arriving officers immediately entered the building and were confronted by a man was standing just inside and was armed with a handgun.

The Softshell Hybrid Jacket – With Insulated Panels for Warmth

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Latest in baffle insulation tech keeps your torso warmDurable water-repellent softshell fleece upperZippered handwarmer pocketsStretch elastic wrist and hem keep out the coldThe ultimate jacket for customized, perfect warmth all shift long. Blauer's...

CommandIQ Mission Critical Communications Workstation

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Zetron's CommandIQ is a dispatch and integrated communications solution designed to provide full operator console functionality in a compact, portable, and affordable package. While built for mobility and space efficiency to ideally accommodate various...

FloorVault – Designed for the Dodge Durango 2011 to Present

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TruckVault's FloorVault was exclusively designed for the Dodge Durango 2011-present. Law enforcement agencies driving the Durango Pursuit get the absolute best of both worlds with this product as they maintain access to your spare tire, ...

iDAD Appeal, part of the indoor Distributed Antenna System (iDAS) Suite

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Telewave, Inc.'s iDAS Appeal is an indoor Distributed Antenna System (iDAS) product family that incorporates advanced materials and RF engineering expertise. Telewave’s iDAS offers a low PIM (passive intermodulation), durable, efficient and economical...

California Police ID Woman in 1991 Cold Case

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A woman found dead 28 years ago in an open field that would become the Vacaville Premium Outlets was identified Monday by authorities, who hope new leads could break open the cold case.

Wife of Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Pens Emotional Letter Mourning Husband’s Death

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Becki Keltner, the wife of McHenry County sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner who was shot and killed last week in Rockford, publicly released a letter Monday night in tribute to her husband.

Behind The Scenes of Oakley SI’s Ballistic Eyewear

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In a campaign that began early March and running throughout 2019, #OakleySIOrigin gives you a look behind doors at the Foothill Ranch, Calif. corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility.

3,200 Pounds of Cocaine Seized From Container at Port of Newark

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Federal and state officials announced Monday the seizure of 3,200 pounds of cocaine — about 1.5 tons — from a shipping container in the Port of Newark, the largest haul by law enforcement at that facility in about 25 years.

How does OSCR360 assist on fire and arson investigations?

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Learn how OSCR360 assists firefighters and emergency management personnel on fire and arson investigations. Meet your New Partner, OSCR360: For Everyone. Everywhere.

The Dr. Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science Purchases OSCR360

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

L-Tron's Director of Forensic Education, Andy McNeill, discusses the Henry Lee Institute and their recent purchase of L-Tron's OSCR360 Solution.

How is the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office using OSCR360?

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office discusses how OSCR360 assisted them in documenting a homicide scene, straight out of the box. OSCR360 is an easy to use, 360 degree photography tool & presentation software, assisting police officers and fire departments

Axon Expands AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board with New Members; Implements Bias Awareness Training

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Racial equity, criminal justice and policing experts bring fresh insights to the industry's first-of-its-kind ethics advisory board

New Madison Satellite Office Now Open!

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Madison, Wisconsin to accommodate rapid growth and expansion of product offerings.

Available for Pre-Order – New 2019 Chevy and GMC Console Leg Kit and Vehicle Specific Base

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Make sure your Gamber-Johnson product solutions have the perfect fit within your new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 or 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 with our newly released, vehicle specific leg kit and base.

Join Gamber-Johnson at ProMat 2019

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Stop by our booth to see the latest in Gamber-Johnson product solutions for lift vehicles and logistic ELD mandate solutions and meet our team!

Gamber-Johnson Adds to Family of Rugged Mounting Systems

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gamber-Johnson released the Technology Cradle and Motion Attachment and Universal Tablet Cradle at TechAdvantage 2019

Carbyne and RapidSOS Look to Enhance PSAP Tech to Improve Caller Location Data

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Carbyne is incorporating rich public safety data delivered from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse into Carbyne’s industry-leading NG911 incident response solutions to shorten 9-1-1 call and dispatch times

Arizona Department of Public Safety Begins Using Drones to Help Investigate Traffic Collisions

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Detective Hon is the first drone pilot within the Vehicular Crimes Unit. He said they have been using them operationally for the last year or so. They have also worked to train roughly a dozen other drone pilots since he first started.

Suspect Dead After Gun Battle, Car Fire in Oregon

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Deputies are working to identify the person involved in a stolen vehicle chase that ended in a shootout and car fire outside the city of Roseburg on Saturday night, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

Off-Duty Arizona Police Officer Shoots Man Arguing With Woman

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

According to David Leibowitz, a spokesperson for Hacienda HealthCare, the incident occurred when the former spouse of a healthcare worker arrived at the facility with a weapon.

Former Florida Police Officer Accused of Using Police Database for Dates

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A citizen's complaint led the police chief to open an internal affairs investigation into former sergeant Leonel Marines, who used agency resources to pursue dates and is now the subject of an FBI investigation.

Body Camera Video Released in Stabbing of California Police Officer

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Pittsburg Police Department released officer body camera footage showing police arresting a man who allegedly stabbed an officer in the neck on Feb. 25.

North Carolina Sheriff Defends Ending Ties to ICE Program

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker reassured members of the Hispanic community on Sunday that he has cut ties with a controversial federal immigration program. But Baker added that he has no authority to stop the recent increase in immigration raids.

Chicago Police Officer Dragged Nearly 100 Feet During Traffic Stop

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An on-duty Chicago police sergeant was being treated for injuries suffered Sunday when the supervisor’s clothing was caught in the window of a vehicle officers had stopped.

Maryland Trooper Recovering After Being Stabbed by Man

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A trooper fatally shot a Carroll County man in Westminster on Monday morning, after the man stabbed the trooper, according to Maryland State Police.

Baltimore City Council Confirms New Police Commissioner Michael Harrison

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Baltimore entered a new policing era Monday night when the City Council confirmed Michael Harrison as the city's first permanent police commissioner in 10 months.

Man Convicted in Pursuit Death of Oklahoma Trooper

Posted on March 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Cleveland County jury has found 29-year-old D'Angelo Ladon Burgess guilty of first-degree murder for the July 14, 2017 death of Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Donald Heath Meyer.

Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Rescues Two Women From Fiery Wreck

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An undercover Butler County deputy rescued two women from a burning vehicle Sunday.

The XL-185M Mobile Radio

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The XL-185M provides loud, clear audio and includes the same premium feature set XL users have come to expect, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and single key AES encryption. It has an intuitive user interface, with a high-visibility 3.3-inch color LCD...

New Nitrile Glove Protects Against Fentanyl

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ansell's MICROFLEX® MidKnight™ XTRA protects against fentanyl while making hazardous materials easy to see

Maryland Trooper Fatally Shoots Suspect After Being Stabbed

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Maryland State Police trooper fatally shot a Carroll County man in Westminster on Monday after the man stabbed the trooper after he responded to a report of destruction of property.

10-Week Law Enforcement Officer Pre-Academy Created in South Carolina

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Horry Country Police Department and Horry-Georgetown Technical College created the second pre-academy in South Carolina

Product Review: Dogtra Ball Trainer

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Dogtra Ball Trainer's simple design offers a dual purpose at an affordable price

Mystery Girl Identified as Two Persons of Interest Detained in Her Murder

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The girl has been identified as 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones. The LA County Sheriff's say they have two persons of interest in her murder detained.

Chicago Police Officers Injured After Patrol Car Rams Into Storefront

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, two officers were injured when their vehicle veered into an abandoned furniture store.

NYPD Officers Help Rescue Trapped Hawk

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The NYPD swooped in to help a hawk who get its wing caught in a piece of metal.

Security Guard Shot by Suspect With Own Gun in New York City

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A security guard working at a Target slated to open in Midtown next month was shot and wounded with his own gun after an assailant wrestled it away from him during a confrontation early Sunday

Two Indiana Police Officers Accidentally Shot During Training Exercise

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The unidentified officers, both veterans of the Fort Wayne Police Department, were reportedly shot during a training exercise at the Public Safety Academy.

Woman Charged in Shooting of Chicago Police Officer

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Cook County judge denied bail Sunday for a 19-year-old woman charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer who was serving a warrant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Chicago Police Detective Found Dead From Possible Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An off-duty Chicago police detective was found dead Sunday from a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Near West Side home,

Firearms, Ammunition Found in Motel Room of Illinois Deputy’s Suspected Killer

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As a fugitive task force closed in on him at a Rockford motel, Floyd Brown picked up a high-powered rifle and yelled a warning to his girlfriend as she went to answer a knock on the door.

Body Camera Video Shows Texas Officer Fatally Shoot Man With Machete

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Shayne Lyons was was fatally shot after he refused to drop a large weapon and advanced on an officer despite being told several times to drop the weapon.

Michigan Police Officer Testifies Driver Said ‘Nighty Night’ Before Shooting Him in Face

Posted on March 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Saginaw Township Police Officer Jeff Koenig said that after he walked up to a truck he'd just pulled over on Jan. 22 for driving without his headlights on before the driver opened fire.

14 Training & Education Products

Posted on March 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Equipment, gear, and a new program or two - to help keep a law enforcement officer's skills sharp

14 Training & Education Products

Posted on March 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Equipment, gear, and a new program or two - to help keep a law enforcement officer's skills sharp

The Philosophy Behind Integrated Training

Posted on March 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

At no cost to officers, the ASP Instructor Certification (AID) program teaches legally-proven techniques for officer protection and subject control while integrating duty gear products they know.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC)

Posted on March 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

HGTC offers college transfer and skilled associate degree programs in more than 65 fields of study, and many with online class options. Nearly all programs feature internships that lead to jobs. Ninety-five percent of students either transfer to earn...

Profile: The New York State Preparedness Training Center’s New Explosive Detection Canine Program

Posted on March 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Launching June 2019, "Canine Week" brings together explosive detection canine teams from across New York to participate in four days of scenario-based training.

James Turley

Posted on March 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

James Turley serves as the Law Enforcement Coordinator for the DHSES Office of Counter Terrorism.  He is a 27-year veteran of the Albany, New York, Police Department, where he retired as Chief in 2005. 

Meghan Dudley

Posted on March 9, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Meghan Dudley is an Intelligence Analyst with DHSES and oversees Training Administration at the State Preparedness Training Center. 

California Police Officer Sues City for Failing to Pay Sick Dog’s Medical Bills

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chula Vista Police Officer Curtis Chancellor is suing the city because it has refused to pay his sick dog's veterinarian bills after his K-9 contracted an infection and passed it on to the family pet.

The Shift Low Top Shoe

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Shift Low Top was built on an EVA rubber outsole for excellent traction and impact absorption, removable EVA contoured footbed for added comfort, breathable lining, padded ankle collar, composite shank for extra support, and leather upper...

Big Horn Armory and Steinel Ammunition Announce March Promotion

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Purchase Big Horn Amory’s AR500 rifle or pistol and that first box of Steinel 500 Auto Max cartridges is FREE.

Grayson County Sheriff Office Depends on Durabook R11 Tablet For Reliable In-Vehicle Computing

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

11.6” Rugged Tablet Delivers Exceptional Performance in Demanding Law Enforcement Environment.

‘Incredible’ – JWF Remains Dedicated to Quality in Underwater Camera Systems

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In 2019, JW Fishers continues to develop advanced underwater video systems which it offers throughout the world for a variety of projects by many different entities.

At IWCE: DHS S&T’s Latest Tech and Emergency Communication Solutions

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

WASHINGTON – The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is showcasing technology advances, program impacts, investments, and emergency communications solutions at this year’s International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE). S&T...

Suspended Florida Sheriff Files Lawsuit to Get His Job Back

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is challenging his suspension in a petition filed Thursday in Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that Gov. Ron DeSantis exceeded his legal authority when he ousted him from office.

L.A. County Deputies Claim Abuse by Sheriff’s Station ‘Gang’

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The claims, which serve as precursors to lawsuits, demand tens of millions of dollars from the county for failing to address the hostile work environment the Banditos are alleged to have created.

Columbus Police Officer Shot in the Face; Suspect in Custody

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Columbus police officer was in stable condition late Thursday night after being shot in the face in Linden and the suspected gunman was arrested shortly afterward.

APCO Supports 911 SAVES Act for Recognizing 9-1-1 Professionals

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International welcomed the introduction of the 911 Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services (SAVES) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 911...

NENA Applauds 911 SAVES Act for Classifying 9-1-1 Pros as Part of Public Safety

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Alexandria, VA – On behalf of more than 100,000 9-1-1 professionals across the nation, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association applauds the introduction of the 911 Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services (911 SAVES) Act. The bill would correct the...

Practice and Moulage Realism

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What we practice defectively also takes hold.

Montana Deputy Honored for Saving Hypothermic Man Found in Frozen Car

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Sweet Grass County deputy on duty for less than a year has been honored for saving the life of a man who was unconscious and hypothermic.

New York Police Sound the Alarm On ‘Spoofing’ Phone Scam

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Authorities say it's particularly concerning because it looks like you're getting an official call from the government.

Massachusetts Trooper Treated For Possible Fentanyl Exposure After Arresting Woman

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Massachusetts State Police Trooper was treated for possible exposure to the deadly opioid fentanyl overnight.

Trial Begins for Florida Police Officer Who Shot Caretaker

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

North Miami Officer Jonathan Aledda shot three times at Arnaldo Rios, instead hitting the man’s unarmed caretaker, Charles Kinsey, as he lay on the ground with his hands thrust in the air.

California Deputy Testifies About Fatal Shooting

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Victorino said another deputy reported Evin Olsen Yadegar was acting crazy. He heard that description on his patrol vehicle’s radio as he joined a pursuit that started in Salida.

One of FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives Captured in Maryland

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lamont Stephenson, one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, was apprehended by Prince George’s County police in Lanham shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday.

Colorado ‘Red Flag’ Gun Bill Divides Rural, Urban Sheriffs

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Colorado police and sheriff deputies already have the authority — and use it — to confiscate guns from someone they believe is an "imminent" threat to themselves or others, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor said this week.

North Carolina Legislation Mandates Prison for Shooting an Officer

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The family of slain state Trooper Kevin Conner stood with N.C Highway Patrol members as Columbus and Robeson County Rep. Brenden Jones introduced “Conner’s Law,” which aims to crack down on people who assault law enforcement officers.

Two San Antonio Probationary Officers Terminated After Failing to Assist Sergeant Being Shot At

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two San Antonio police probationary officers were terminated after they failed to help a sergeant as he was fired upon by a man with a shotgun early Monday on the Northwest Side.

Illinois Deputy Fatally Shot Serving Warrant

Posted on March 8, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Keltner died after being shot while serving an arrest warrant at a hotel early Thursday and the suspected gunman was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police south of Bloomington.

Not-for-Profit Forum on Compatibility and Interoperability Welcomes Telewave

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Telewaves plans to contribute its expertise, smart antennas and IOT solutions to promote drive to IEEE Standard 802.16 for wireless interoperability.

Check Out Pulsar at Oklahoma Sheriffs Show, OSPOA 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Visit Pulsar during the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Conference and Vendor show 2019 (OSPOA), March 26-27 in Durant, Oklahoma.

Syntech Training Match – Available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 Auto

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Make range time matter with Syntech Training Match, loads that offer the same velocity, trajectory and point of impact as equivalent Federal Premium Personal Defense HST and Tactical HST duty ammunition. Like all Syntech offerings, Syntech...

Siege X USB Rechargeable Lantern

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Siege X USB is a multi-function, ultra-compact USB rechargeable lantern with multiple lighting modes, including a forward flashlight setting. The light, designed to work in a wide variety of tactical, outdoor, DIY and other applications, delivers up...

Inmate Arranged a Hit on Massachusetts Police Officer While in Jail

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday to charges that he tried to arrange contract killings of three people while he was an inmate at the Essex County House of Correction.

Michigan Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Home

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Ottawa County Sheriff's deputy rescued a man who refused to leave his burning house without his dogs.

Indiana Police in Standoff With Suspected Gunman After U.S. Marshal Shot

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police in Logan County have surrounded a man armed with a rifle who led police on a multi-county chase Thursday after the man allegedly shot a U.S. marshal in Rockford.

Suspect in Custody After Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A McHenry County sheriff's officer was shot during an exchange of gunfire at a motel in Rockford Thursday morning, sparking a high-speed chase down I-39 that ended with a crash south of Bloomington.

TerraHawk Joins The Armored Group, Outfits Armored Vehicles with Surveillance Tower

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This gives first responders a better vantage point to observe and record criminal activity without ever leaving the vehicle.

‘Thin Blue Line Across America’ Motorcycle Ride Commemorates Law Enforcement

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

One-of-a-Kind Custom Indian Chieftain Motorcycle to be Auctioned off with Proceeds Supporting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)

Two New Drones Launched at UTSec Through Yuneec and Mobilicom Partnership

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

(Corona, CA) – Yuneec International and Mobilicom have entered into a strategic partnership to offer the enterprise and government market new advanced solutions for their unmanned aerial needs. The cooperation focuses on the development of two...

Federal’s New Ammo Just Made Handgun Training More Realistic Than Ever

Posted on March 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

ANOKA, Minnesota – March 6, 2019 – Federal proudly introduces Syntech Training Match, loads designed to make your handgun training more realistic than ever before. Shipments have been delivered to