February 22, 2019

Fallen NYPD Detective Posthumously Promoted at Funeral

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An emotional New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill remembered Detective Brian Simonsen as a man of courage and determination Wednesday at a funeral Mass for the decorated cop.

Chicago Police Superintendent Says Actor’s Attack Hoax Was ‘Shameful,’ ‘Publicity Stunt’

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Actor Jussie Smollett faked a threatening letter and then, a week later, staged a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” on the “Empire” television show, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.

Parabon® NanoLabs to Exhibit at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 71st Annual Scientific Meeting

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Parabon representatives will be speaking and exhibiting during the AAFS 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, to be held Feb. 20 – 22, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Enhanced Technology and Design are Driving Adoption of Newest GLOCK Models by Law Enforcement

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GLOCK, Inc. is proud to announce that its evolutionary changes in design are gaining interest and early adoption among law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.

Back and Better than Ever, The MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 from Meprolight®

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An upgraded version of the popular MEPRO RDS PRO, the new electro optical red dot V.2 sight features LED technology for low power consumption.

Fallen NYPD Detective Laid to Rest

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Thousands of police officers from near and far came to pay their respects to NYPD Detective Detective Brian Simonsen, a 19-year veteran who was killed by friendly fire while responding to an armed robbery in Queens last week.

Prison Training Program Aims to Help Women Enter Tech Jobs

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Research shows that women make up 25 percent of workers in computer occupations. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is bringing coding training to women in prison.

Woman Donates Time To Make Blankets for Police Dogs

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Some Denver police dogs will be extra cozy when they're not on the job.

Maryland State Police Trooper Struck While Assisting Driver

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Maryland State Police trooper was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he was struck while trying to assist a disabled vehicle on Interstate 695.

Florida Sheriff: Woman Who Charged Deputy Attempted Suicide by Cop

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kim Nguyen Cholak’s wounds were not life threatening and she was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said.

Actor Charged With Lying About Attack in Chicago

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly filed a false police report about an attack he said occurred as he walked to his apartment building in the Streeterville neighborhood last month.

2 Dead, 6 Injured in Separate Crashes Fleeing Border Patrol Agents

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two men were killed and a woman was critically injured Tuesday evening when their vehicle crashed into a semi truck and careened down an embankment while fleeing from a Border Patrol agent in San Diego.

DNA, Old-Fashioned Police Work, Leads to Arrest in 1973 Cold Case Murder

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Linda Ann O’Keefe, an 11-year-old girl who was last seen walking home from summer school, last seen talking to a stranger in a blue or turquoise van, was found strangled in a ditch alongside a one-lane road on July 6, 1973.

Body Camera Shows Driver Fired at California Deputy First

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

The Napa County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday released body-worn camera footage from a weekend police shooting that killed an armed motorist, and it appears to show that the motorist fired at the deputy first before she shot back and killed him.

Feds: U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Stockpiled Weapons, Planned Domestic Terror Attack

Posted on February 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who described himself as a white nationalist allegedly stockpiled weapons, ammunition and a list of targets that included politicians and TV personalities.

California Cracking Down on Back Market for Marijuana

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an expansion of efforts by the California National Guard to work with federal officials to target the black market, including illegal drug grows in Northern California operated by international drug cartels.

Dashboard Camera Video: Oklahoma Trooper Helps Rescue Three Children Trapped in Overturned Truck

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Recently released dashboard camera video shows Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Enloe help rescue three small children from a truck overturned in water on Valentines Day.

Accolade Thermal Binocular

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Designed for a variety of applications, the Accolade Thermal Binoculars offer a dual eyepiece configuration for comfort and reduced eye fatigue. Accolades offer a 384x288 (XQ models) or 640x480 (XP models) sensor with 50hz refresh rate and feature a...

Nashville Metro Police Chief Sounds the Alarm Over Staffing Shortage

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nashville Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson released a statement urging public support for more manpower, acknowledging that it's a "tough time" for police and that "more is being asked of Nashville's police officers than ever before."

3 Ways Speech Recognition Helps Overcome Manual Incident Reporting Challenges

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police technology can transmit information in an instant, yet the challenge of recording and retrieving data and the details of an incident within RMS/CAD systems remains. Here’s how speech recognition technology can help.

Hi-Viz Shield

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In-Vehicle Mounting Solutions from Gamber-Johnson

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Make the most of your mobile office with Gamber-Johnson’s rugged, reliable and responsive tablet and computer docking stations, console boxes and motion attachments for police and public safety vehicles. Orders of 25 or less ship in only 72 hours!

Cold Case Arrest Made In Murder of California Middle School Student

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An arrest was made in connection to a 1973 cold case involving the murder of an 11-year-old girl in Newport Beach

Courts Rules on NYPD Body Camera Footage

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A New York appeals courts rules that NYPD body camera video can be viewed by the public.

Deputies Rescue Puppies From ‘Horrible Conditions’ In Freezing Weather

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Deputies who went to the home to find a person with an active arrest warrant ended up rescuing eight puppies from what they called "horrible conditions."

Adopted Pup Become Florida Police Therapy Dog

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Lynn Haven Police Department's first therapy dog, Mugshot, has been with the department for about a week.

New Jersey Police Officer Leaves Pregnant Waitress $100 Tip

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A waitress at a southern New Jersey diner got a shock Friday when a co-worker called her over during the lunch rush to see a receipt from a police officer who had just left.

Wheelchair-Bound Man Aids Minnesota Police Officer in Struggle

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Jacob Siem came across a Mankato police officer in a dangerous struggle with a suspect, grabbed and held the suspect until police back-up arrived.

New Jersey Deputy Mayor Charged With Assaulting Police Officer With Vehicle

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Haddonfield Deputy Mayor Jeff Kasko was arraigned Tuesday on assault charges for allegedly striking a police officer with his car while the officer was investigating a collision involving Kasko and a process server who tried to deliver divorce papers.

U.S. Border Patrol Memorial Vandalized During Protest

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A weekend protest sparked the ire of U.S. Border Patrol supporters after a memorial to fallen agents was defaced at the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso.

Video: Nevada Trooper Injured After Drunk Driver Hits Cruiser

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was injured after he was hit by debris when a driver struck his cruiser as he stood outside of it Saturday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During Training

Posted on February 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Daniel Hinton went into cardiac arrest Tuesday during a training exercise and was transported to Gulf Goast Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

PowerDMS’s Inaugural Entrust User Conference Recognizes Innovators of Cloud-Based Crucial Information Software in Business, Healthcare, and Public Safety

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

PowerDMS, a leader in cloud-based crucial information management technology, held its inaugural user conference, Entrust 2019, in Orlando last week.

VirTra Acquires Simulated Firearm Technology Patent Portfolio from Tiberius Technology

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

VirTra Inc. has acquired various intellectual property assets and proprietary designs related to simulated firearm technology from Tiberius Technology, LLC dba Innotech Dynamics (Innotech).

PRO-VISION® Releases Enhanced Feature for Evidence Management Software

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

New In-Field Tagging feature for SecuraMax™ evidence management software allows for instant timeline-based event tagging for videos from multiple devices.

SIG SAUER P365 and MCX Rattler Honored with 2018 ON TARGET Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards

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

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 11, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the SIG SAUER P365 pistol and the SIG MCX Rattler have each been recognized with a 2018 Editors’ Choice Award from ON TARGET magazine. ON TARGET Magazine’s 2018...

Kentucky Police Officer Wounded

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

Hopkinsville Police Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot while attempting to stop a stolen vehicle early Monday morning.

Florida Police Officer Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Alligator Alley

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

Miccosukee Police Officer Steven Greco died in a head-on crash that happened early Saturday morning, just east of an Interstate 75 toll plaza.

Colorado State Patrol Concerned About Flurry of Traffic Incidents Involving Troopers

Posted on February 19, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Being a Colorado state trooper is a dangerous job and that has been evidenced this month by four incidents in a four day period in which a trooper or his vehicle have been struck.

Wake Continues for Fallen NYPD Detective

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

Hundreds paid their respects at a church in Hampton Bays, Long Island, for NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen, the NYPD officer killed by friendly fire last week.

Florida Inmates Break Into Car to Save Baby Locked Inside

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

Prison inmates were caught on camera trying to break into a car to save a 1-year-old child who was locked inside.

Dirty Napkins Lead to Arrest in 1993 Cold Case Murder

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

A Minnesota man was charged with second-degree murder in the 1993 stabbing of a 35-year-old woman, all thanks to his dirty napkins.

Photo: Illinois State Trooper Helps Driver With Blown Tire

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

ISP District 12 Safety Education Officer and Media Liaison Trooper Tammy Welborn said Trooper Andy Rath's act of kindness is just one of many examples of ways troopers assist the public beyond enforcing the law.

Illinois State Police Wrongly Issued Gun License to Mass Shooter

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

Illinois State Police acknowledged Monday that the agency wrongly issued a gun license to the shooter in the Aurora warehouse murders.

Houston Police to End Use of No-Knock Warrants

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

The Houston Police Department will end its use of controversial no-knock warrants in most situations.

Manhunt Continues for Suspect in Shooting of Virginia Police Officer

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

Tips and leads were being followed up and new photographs were released Monday in the search for a suspect in the Saturday shooting of a Bluefield police officer.

Compensation Fund for 9/11 Victims to Slash Payouts

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

The 9/11 fund is running out of money, and will slash payments by at least half for growing numbers of people getting sick or dying from the toxins unleashed in the terror attacks of 2001.

Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Who Was Set On Fire Is ‘In Good Spirits’

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

Sgt. Jim Acklin, who was set on fire last Thursday while attempting to arrest a fugitive, is "in good spirits and making some progress," according to Portage County Sheriff David Doak.

Ohio Deputy Set On Fire Released From Hospital

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

Portage County Sheriff's Sgt. James Acklin was released from Akron Children’s Hospital Burn Center Monday afternoon.

Intelligent, Rapid Suspect Identification for Law Enforcement

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

Leverage booking databases and digital evidence to quickly link known offenders to criminal activity with the Veritone IDentifyTM solution

STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES PROTAC® RAIL MOUNT HL-X LASER

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

Multi-Fuel Light Features Double Switch Functionality, Adjustable Red Aiming Laser

Veritone IDentify

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

Harness the power of your booking database to identify suspect leads faster with AI.

SIG SAUER Introduces 120gr Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammunition for Short Barrel Rifles

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

SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce its newest 300BLK ammunition – the 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty load, specifically designed for short barrel rifles.

OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms

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

Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. is excited to announce their recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, the nation’s oldest wholesaler of firearms, weapon accessories and ammunition, headquartered in Billerica, MA.

Veritone IDentify Application

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

Video technology is a vital resource for law enforcement to collect crime evidence and pinpoint suspects for investigation.

Mec-Gar® USA Announces New Sig Sauer 226 X5 9mm Magazines

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

Mec-Gar® USA is proud to announce the addition of an upgraded 9mm 19 round Sig Sauer P226 X5 magazine to their product line.

Colorado Trooper Nearly Killed During Pursuit Riding Bike to Honor Fallen Officers

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

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Bellamann Hee, who was struck by a fleeing vehicle during a pursuit in 2014, will ride from Newark, New Jersey to Washington DC to the Fallen Officers memorial in May.

NYPD K-9 Sniffs Out Illegal Guns

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

An NYPD K-9 named Timmy helped find three illegal guns in Brooklyn.

11-Year-Old Becomes Sacramento Police Officer for a Day

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

A dream come true for an 11-year-old boy in Sacramento who became a police officer for the day. Family and friends were clapped for Miller Greenfield as he tried on his new uniform.

Chicago Police Investigating Whether Actor Paid Brothers to Stage Attack

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

Chicago police are investigating whether “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage an attack on the actor in the Streeterville neighborhood late last month, according to a law enforcement source.

Wife of Jason Van Dyke Speaks After Husband Beaten in Prison

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

The wife of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke told reporters how her husband was beaten in his prison cell shortly after being transferred from Illinois custody to a federal prison in Connecticut.

Judge Overturns $38M Verdict in Maryland Police Shooting

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

A Baltimore County judge has overturned the decision of a jury that awarded more than $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines, a woman who was shot and killed by Baltimore County police officers in 2016.

Second Suspect Charged in ‘Friendly Fire’ Death of NYPD Detective

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

A second suspect in the alleged robbery attempt that left NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen dead and another officer injured was charged with felony murder and a dozen other charges Sunday in Queens Criminal Court.

Survey: Most Baltimore Police Officers ‘Afraid’ to Initiate Arrests

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

Most Baltimore Police officers who participated in a recent informal survey feel restricted by the department’s federal consent decree, inadequately trained and unsupported by city leadership.

4 of 5 Illinois Police Officers Wounded in Mass Shooting Released From Hospital

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

All but one of the five Aurora police officers who were injured by gunfire in Friday’s mass shooting at a warehouse have been released from area hospitals.

Law Enforcement Agencies Making Changes to Lure New Recruits

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

The loss of tens of thousands of officers over the past decade has compromised effectiveness and imposed greater demands on those still on the job, according to law enforcement officials.

Four Illinois Officers Injured, Suspected Gunman Dead at Manufacturing Firm

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

A Aurora city spokesman said that four police officers were injured while responding to the active shooter situation at the Henry Pratt Company and that their conditions had stabilized.

The AS-1 Arbitrator In-Vehicle Video Camera

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

Tthe AS-1 Camera, small enough to fit behind a vehicle’s rearview mirror and including features that provide remarkably high-performance video evidence capture.Key features of the Panasonic AS-1 camera include:Compact (4.5” W x 1.77”H x 1.45” D)...

United States Army Selects Med-Eng to provide its 2nd Generation Advanced Bomb Suit to Protect Explosive Ordnance Disposal Teams

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

Major contract award demonstrates continued confidence in Med-Eng to successfully deliver Army programs. Supports highly-skilled manufacturing jobs in northern New York for up to four years

Hanwha To Showcase Latest Cameras and New version of WAVE VMS at ISC West 2019

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

Focus on modular, easy to install, high-resolution cameras plus advanced analytic support in V4 of Wisenet WAVE VMS

President Trump Declares Border Emergency

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

President Donald Trump capped months of speculation and two years of failed negotiations over fortifying the southern border by declaring an emergency on Friday.

North Carolina Jail Deaths Hit Record Level in 2018

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

More inmates died in North Carolina’s jails in 2018 than any other year since the state began tracking deaths in 1997.

Officer Shot in Dallas Ambush Sues Facebook, Twitter and Google

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

DART Officer Jesus Retana, who was wounded in the July 7, 2016, police ambush in downtown Dallas, has sued Facebook, Twitter and Google, saying their platforms knowingly support terrorist groups.

Ohio Sheriff Deputy Set On Fire While Serving Warrant

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

A deputy serving felony warrants was seriously injured Thursday night when the suspect threw a flammable liquid on the officer and then set him on fire.

Minnesota Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded, 3 Others Dead in Shooting

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

A deputy with the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office is in the hospital Friday morning after being shot during a pursuit in which he exchanged gunfire with a suspect.

NYPD Officer Wounded in ‘Friendly Fire’ Shooting That Killed Detective Released From Hospital

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

NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman, who survived a friendly fire shooting in Queens that killed Detective Brian Simonsen, was released from the hospital Thursday.

Body Camera Video Released in Arizona Terrorism Case

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

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is set to release body camera video and 911 calls on Thursday afternoon in the case of a terrorism suspect shot by officials in Fountain Hills.

Search For Missing Illinois Girls’ Killer Continues

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

Detectives say they've received more than 38,000 tips regarding the 2017 murders of 13-year-old Abigail Williams and 14-year-old Liberty German.

Off-Duty LAPD Detective, Suspect Critically Wounded In Skid Row Shooting

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

An off-duty Los Angeles police detective and a suspect are both in critical condition after exchanging gunfire early Thursday morning in Skid Row.

Bogus Cops Try to Pull Over Former Florida Police Officer

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

Two men suspected of impersonating police officers tried to pull over a South Florida county commissioner who is a former officer were taken into custody Wednesday.

North Carolina Trooper’s Accused Killer Charged in Second Murder

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

An 18-year-old man accused of killing state Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin Conner last year has been indicted in the shooting death of another man more than two years ago.

Stolen Gun, Pickup Truck Lead to Arrests in 2013 Oklahoma Cold Case

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

The recovery of a stolen gun and a stolen pickup were central to cracking a nearly six-year-old murder in far northwest Oklahoma.

Fallen NYPD Detective’s Organs Will Go to Transplant Patients

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

Even in death, NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen will touch people’s lives for the better — as an organ donor.

Plan Alters Cleveland Police Recruiting Practices

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

The monitor overseeing reforms within the Cleveland police department recommended that a federal judge approve key plans that address how officers are used and how the city will recruit a more diverse police force.

Military Comrade of Fallen Milwaukee Police Officer: ‘I Really Do Owe My Life to Him’

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

As fallen Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner's squad commander in Iraq with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, Aurora Police Officer Josh Horton saw multiple examples of his bravery and selflessness.

President Trump Addresses L.E. Leaders

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

President Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke to law enforcement officials at the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington, D.C.

Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination

Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination

Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination

Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination

Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination

Suspect Accused of Dragging Texas Trooper Arrested After Manhunt

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man accused of dragging a Texas state trooper with his vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday night has been taken into custody.

Parkland Shooting Anniversary: ‘A Day for Peace’

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

PARKLAND, Florida – Juliette Rodriguez, like the rest of her Marjory Stoneman Douglas High classmates, was not required to be at school today.But as difficult as it was to be there, she was not going to stay home."It's kind of hard to just walk back...

Suspect Charged in ‘Friendly Fire’ Shooting Death of NYPD Detective

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Christopher Ransom, who was shot by police multiple times, has been charged with murder, robbery, assault, aggravated manslaughter and menacing.

More Than 80 Gang Members and Associates Indicted in Joint LAPD-FBI Takedown

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dozens of suspected gang members and associates were charged with federal racketeering, gun and drug violations Wednesday, marking the end of long-running investigations targeting street gangs in South L.A. and the San Fernando Valley.

Memorial Grows For NYPD Detective Killed by Friendly Fire

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

New Yorkers are remembering NYPD Detective Detective Brian Simonsen as a “cop’s cop” who served the city for nearly 19 years until he was shot and killed by friendly fire while responding to a robbery in Queens.

FBI 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Shot Dead In North Carolina

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Greg Alyn Carlson was shot to death in a hotel n the Raleigh-Durham area by the FBI.

Cops Catch Loose Chicken With Oatmeal Creme Pie

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Did the chicken cross the road? This one sure did, blocking traffic in Nashville and prompting authorities to be called in.

Inmate Claims Georgia Deputy Shoved Him Into Elevator Wall

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Clayton County inmate is suing the sheriff’s office over an incident caught on video where he appeared to be shoved into an elevator by a deputy.

Suspect Arrested After Ramming Patrol Car, Crashing Into Garage

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to flee a police stop by ramming a police car and speeding off, but ended up crashing into the garage of an Alum Rock home, authorities said.

Eighth Massachusetts Trooper to Plead Guilty in Overtime Scandal

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Another suspended state trooper is expected to plead guilty in the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

The Challenge for Police in Dealing With an Unconscious Person With a Gun

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Use-of-force experts say that the sight of a gun poses a potential threat to police even if it's on an unconscious person, and as the person awakes, officers have to make split-second decisions.

Police: Suspect in Ohio Student’s Abduction Fatally Shot Her in Kentucky

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man suspected of abducting an Ohio State University student from the Mansfield campus fatally shot her before a Kentucky police officer shot and killed him, authorities confirmed Wednesday.

Florida Deputies Shoot at Armed Man Who Was Live-Streaming on Instagram

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 23-year-old man armed with a gun and live-streaming on Instagram was shot at by three Orange County deputies on Wednesday night, said Sheriff John Mina.

Sixth Suspect Convicted in Fatal Shooting of Border Patrol Agent

Posted on February 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes faces life in prison after a federal jury in Tucson convicted him of first- and second-degree murder, among other charges related to a shootout that left Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry dead in 2010.

Driver Accused of Killing Colorado Trooper Faces Second Trial

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Opening arguments are scheduled to begin in Douglas County District Court Wednesday against a truck driver who allegedly struck and killed Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue.

Officers Cleared of Wrongdoing in Response to Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Fourteen law enforcement officers fired shots during the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub, but none struck anyone other than the gunman, the Orange-Osceola State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.

Florida School Arming Combat Veterans to Stop Attacks

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Manatee School for the Arts is hiring only military veterans with combat experience and arming them with Glock handguns and Kel-Tec RDB 17-inch semi-automatic long-guns.

Trail LRF Thermal Riflescope

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Trail LRF units deliver vivid thermal imaging by taking the same thermal technology found in Pulsar Trail thermal riflescopes and adds a useful integrated laser rangefinder. Pulsar Trail LRFs feature a detection range between 875 and 2000 yards and...

Florida Police Recover Monkey Missing From Zoo

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kali, the monkey that authorities said was stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo, has been recovered, West Palm Beach said early Wednesday.

Woman Threatens Black Florida Deputy With KKK

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A DeLand woman arrested for drunk driving threatened to have the Ku Klux Klan burn crosses on the deputy's property, her arrest report shows.

Robbery Suspect Who Pointed Gun at Alaska Officers Fatally Shot

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officers shot and killed a 28-year-old man Tuesday when he pointed a handgun at them after a vehicle pursuit through whiteout weather, according to a statement from the Fairbanks Police Department.

Man Unloads ‘Hail of Gunfire’ Into San Diego Bistro

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man armed with a high-powered rifle unleashed a “hail of gunfire” into a restaurant in San Diego’s Hillcrest area Tuesday night, but nobody was injured, police said.

Four Dozen Shots Fired in ‘Friendly Fire’ Incident That Left NYPD Detective Dead

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officers unloaded a fusillade of roughly 50 shots during a Queens cellphone store holdup where NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was killed by friendly fire.

ExoTech Arm Protection Kit and the Model D4CC Delta 4 Crowd Control Kit

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Monadnock's ExoTech® Arm Protection Kit and the Model D4CC Delta 4 Crowd Control Kit. The ExoTech Arm Protection Kit allows any PROTECH® vest or plate rack to be adapted to offer blunt force trauma protection for the arms, while the Model...

Black History Month in Law Enforcement

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

There is a lot of Black History in the law enforcement and related profession, but all too often it's not acknowledged.

Miami Beach Police Provide Dramatic Body Cam Footage Showing Officer Hit By Car

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Newly released Miami Beach Police Department body cam video shows the moment Officer David Cajuso was hit by a black BMW.

Washington Trooper Injured in Crash on Highway

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured in crash on I-90 east near Barker Road.

Video: Norway Police Officers Use Shields to Go Sledding

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police officers in Trondheim, Norway had a blast in the snow last week! They used tactical shields to sled down an icy road.

Illinois Police Chief Lobbies Against Bigger Semi Trucks in D.C.

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brian Fengel, Bartonville's police chief and the head of the President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, went to the nation's capitol to meet with members of Illinois Congressional delegation Wednesday.

Washington State Bill Would Drop 200,000 Pot Charges

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Washington could wipe out as many as 200,000 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possessions for adults who don’t have anything else on their criminal records.

Kentucky Sheriff Tells Residents: ‘Lock Your Doors, Load Your Guns’

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Martin County Sheriff John Kirk took the stage without invitation at a fiscal court meeting Monday and railed about the budgetary strains afflicting his office.

Florida Deputy Under Investigation After Body Camera Video Emerges

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The actions of a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy drew a complaint from the Broward Public Defender’s Office after bodycam video from a July 2017 incident emerged last month.

California Police Investigating Fatal Police Shooting of Armed Man in Drive-Thru

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

At about 10:36 p.m. Saturday night, the Vallejo Police Department Communications Center received a 911 call from Taco Bell employees at 974 Admiral Callaghan Lane about a subject slumped over in the driver’s seat in their drive-through.

Acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Takes Reigns, Listens to Community

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Capping the end of his first day as acting Baltimore Police Commissioner, Michael Harrison met with members of the community Monday night in Northwest Baltimore.

New York Police Detective Killed by ‘Friendly Fire’ While Responding to Apparent Armed Robbery

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was shot and killed, and a sergeant was wounded, Tuesday night in a hail of bullets triggered by a robber at a Queens cell phone store -- wielding what turned out to be a fake gun, authorities said.

New York Police Detective Killed by ‘Friendly Fire’ While Responding to Armed Robbery

Posted on February 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was shot and killed, and a sergeant was wounded, Tuesday night in a hail of bullets triggered by a robber at a Queens cell phone store -- wielding what turned out to be a fake gun, authorities said.

Condor Outdoor to Host 4-Day Tactical Camp

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

Condor Outdoor will be working in collaboration with the vetted Ghost Ring Tactical to co-host the very first Condor Tactical Camp.

New Cadet Program Prepares Young People for Careers in Public Safety

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

Organization announces national launch, with law enforcement leadership and industry support

North Carolina Deputy Cleared in Use of Force Incident

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

A Pender County Sheriff's Office deputy who fired on a man during a traffic stop last month will not face criminal charges.

Former Baltimore Police Detective Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

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

Former Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force detective Momodu Gondo, who stole money as an officer while aiding members of a drug crew on the side, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday.

Kansas Police Plan to Send Officers to Wrecks Quicker

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

Wichita police have a plan to respond faster to minor traffic accidents: They’ll stop sending commissioned officers to every wreck.

‘El Chapo’ Found Guilty After Epic Drug Trafficking Trial

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

A jury of eight women and four men reached a unanimous verdict in Brooklyn Tuesday, convicting Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera in the closely watched case.

Baton Rouge Police Chief Apologizes for Photo of Officers in Black Face

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

The photo of two white Baton Rouge police officers covered in dark make-up -- snapped before a 1993 undercover drug sting in a predominantly black community -- has been circulating on social media.

Ohio Community Keeps Legacies of Two Fallen Police Officers Alive

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

Some of the blue ribbons still tied around trees and light posts in Westerville may have faded, but the reason they're there has not. Not after a year. And perhaps never.

Maryland Police Being Trained On How to Deal With People Disabilities, by People With Disabilities

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

Ethan Saylor would have turned 32 last month but instead, he died 5 years ago during a scuffle with police at a Frederick movie theater. Ethan had Downs Syndrome.

Dallas Police Chief Takes Up Citizens Police Review Board Issues at Meeting

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

The Citizens Police Review Board was the topic of discussion at Dallas City Hall. The board is a "means for citizens to communicate their concerns regarding alleged inappropriate police behavior."

Agency Defends Officers Who Used Stun Gun on Handcuffed Man

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

Glendale police defended its officers who were captured on body-camera video repeatedly shocking a handcuffed man with a stun gun.

Many Illegal Drugs Shipped to Columbus Come From West Coast

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

The vast majority of suspicious packages have something in common: They originate from western states, including Arizona and California.

Washington Trooper Struck by Drunk Driver

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

A woman accused of injuring a Washington State Patrol trooper after crashing into his vehicle Sunday evening on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley may have been driving while drunk.

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Loses Appeal, Faces Prison

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

An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the once powerful but now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison.

Federal Jury Finds in Favor of St. Louis County Police Officers

Posted on February 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

A federal jury Friday found in favor of St. Louis County police officers who had been sued by a Ferguson protester who claimed they used excessive force.

Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Police Officer

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

A Milwaukee man accused of shooting and killing a police officer during a drug raid claims he didn’t actually believe it was the police on the other side of his door.

DWI Suspect Bites Off Part of Texas Officer’s Ear

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

A man who was pulled over on a DWI investigation is accused of biting off part of a Denton police officer’s ear during a fight with officers.

One Year Later: Parkland Mass Shooting Spurred Changes in School Safety

Posted on February 12, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

In the realms of school safety, policing, civic participation, mental health and access to guns, the heinous act of the Parkland gunman motivated change — locally, statewide and nationally.

Livestream Video from MOHOC Cameras to Teammates and More with the LASO Tactical Video Transmitter

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

The LASO is a WiFi-based Tactical Video Transmitter to livestream video from MOHOC Cameras to teammates and command. Small, rugged and easy-to-use, LASO is a two-part booster system that extends the MOHOC Camera’s existing WiFi streaming distance up...

The Vertical Universal Belt Loop – Adjust Your Holster’s Height

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

The VUBL is the first of its kind belt loop enabling users to raise or lower their duty holster to one of three height positions while the holster is on the belt. This new design offers instant adjustment, especially convenient when officers go from...

VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops

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

VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops

23 Tactical Products: PPE, Duty Gear, and a Few New Knives

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

What makes a tactical product "tactical"? For us, it's a product with a purpose. These products have a job to do - one that consists of aiding you in accomplishing your mission. Whether they are as simple as a new belt to keep gear how and where you need...

OPINION: The U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Amendment

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

Feb. 10--New York City restricts the ability of gun owners to transport their weapons outside the city, and this fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if those rules violate the Second Amendment. The case has the potential to topple...

No break in battling opioid crisis

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

Feb. 10--CANANDAIGUA -- Outside the Chapin Street home of Jeff and Suzanne Marinelli, Noah's Blessing Box is never left empty. The box Jeff crafted two years ago in memory of their son, Noah, remains filled with donations of dry and...

New Haven’s search for new police chief comes as ranks shrink

Posted on February 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Feb. 10–NEW HAVEN — Parochial and political decisions on choosing a police chief won’t bring the best candidate to the job.
John DeCarlo, a former police chief himself, and now chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice at the Univer

Half-naked woman shuts down airport

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

Feb. 11--A half-naked woman ran around a South Carolina airport Sunday, which caused flights to be canceled and the airport to be temporarily shutdown, the Florence Morning News reported. The Florence County Sheriff's Office reported...

How are police adapting to medical marijuana?

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

Feb. 11--With sales of medical cannabis underway, law enforcement agencies across Ohio must adapt to a new legal landscape. It's a matter of increased training for some and ongoing deliberation for others, such as a sheriff's office...

PRO TIP: New Drone Program? Leveraging Certificates of Waiver or Authorization

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

The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) has various benefits including mitigating risks, expanding the capabilities of manpower, and providing critical real-time information to key personnel when responding to any type of situation. That’s...

Tara Stearman

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

Product Review: The Yuneec H520 Drone

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

The idea that “this” device or “that” new item is one more tool in the law enforcement officer’s toolbox has been repeated time and time again. It’s taking time, but once the gusts of this young technology settle and the industry standards...

Scion Series Thermal Monoculars

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

FLIR's next generation of handheld thermal optics includes the FLIR Scion Series of seven OTM (Outdoor Thermal Monocular) models for a complete range of outdoor applications, and three PTM (Professional Thermal Monocular) models designed specifically...

The Reach Holster & Firearm Safe

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

The fastest home protection safe designed like a holster.Designed for immediate access and safe storage, Reach is fast as a holster and secure as a safe. It uses an ALS-style fingerprint sensor for access under 0.5 seconds, unlocking for authorized...

The Reach Holster & Firearm Safe

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

The fastest home protection safe designed like a holster.Designed for immediate access and safe storage, Reach is fast as a holster and secure as a safe. It uses an ALS-style fingerprint sensor for access under 0.5 seconds, unlocking for authorized...

Vara Safety

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

Incorporated in August 2017 and located in upper New York State, Vara Safety is a company dedicated to bringing effective home protection to firearms safety. Their first product is Reach, a patented biometric handgun safe that allows the user to...

Vara Safety

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

Incorporated in August 2017 and located in upper New York State, Vara Safety is a company dedicated to bringing effective home protection to firearms safety. Their first product is Reach, a patented biometric handgun safe that allows the user to...

Suspended Sheriff Scott Israel slams governor for removing him

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

Feb. 08--Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that he and his family were devastated by the mass murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School -- and that the horrific tragedy didn't justify his removal from office, an action

Trial under way for suspect in Baltimore rampage

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

Feb. 08--Mausean Carter had enough of the drug dealers in his Park Heights neighborhood. They would hassle him and his girlfriend. They would sit on his silver Lexus. So prosecutors say he armed himself with a .40-caliber handgun and high-

Baltimore Police commissioner says department has so few officers it’s ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’

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

Feb. 08--Facing renewed questions about his department's ability to hire new officers, interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Thursday that his agency is "understaffed across the board." "You can't hide that," Tuggle told r

New In-Car Video Camera Can Hide Behind Your Rearview Mirror

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

New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hiresolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor

New In-Car Video Camera Can Hide Behind Your Rearview Mirror

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

New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hiresolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor

New Panasonic AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing in car camera

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

The New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hi-resolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor.About Panasonic Corporation of North AmericaNewark,...

Meet the New Arbitrator AS-1 Front View Camera

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Arbitrator AS-1 Front View Camera packs all the performance of our proven, i-Pro Extreme camera technology into a form factor so small it can mount out of your line of sight behind the rearview mirror. A powerful ⅓" sensor captures 1080p, high...

ASPCA and NYPD Celebrate Five Years of Fighting Animal Abuse and Rescuing Victims Across NYC

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

More than 3,300 animals treated and nearly 700 arrests made through ground-breaking partnership

The Sentinel e3 and Sentinel X e3 Triple Fuel Flashlights

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Because there is no such thing as having too many backup options on the street, ASP has introduced its first triple-fuel flashlights—the Sentinel e3 and Sentinel X e3. These lights ship with a 16340 Lithium-Ion battery that recharges inside the light,...

Ericsson Launches Mission-Critical Communications Broadband Service

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Industry digitalization and modernization of the land mobile radio (LMR) communications is driving demand for critical broadband network solutions New portfolio comprises Critical Network Capabilities, Critical Broadband Applications, and Flexible...

The Real Colorado Springs Police Officer Who Inspired the Movie ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Spike Lee film "'BlacKkKlansman" is based on a true story about how a black Colorado Springs police officer became a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Video: Kids Beat Cops in Epic Snowball Fight

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Washington State's Duvall Police Department recently had a chilling -- make that chilly -- encounter.

Mom Goes to Sheriff’s Department for Fashion Emergency

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Florida mom couldn't tie her son's tie so she went to the sheriff's office to asked if anyone there could save the day – and they happily solved her fashion emergency.

Running Club Chases Down Theft Suspect

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A theft suspect who made a run for it after allegedly swiping a laptop and cell phone from a University of Pennsylvania building last month ran straight into a running club during his getaway and was promptly chased down by the fleet-footed group.

Toronto Serial Killer Pleads Guilty to Killing Eight Men

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bruce McArthur stood up and said "guilty" eight times as the charges were read. Sentencing will begin in February.

Inmate Out of Jail for an Hour Steals Car, Leads Police on Pursuit

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brandon Tyre Steele, an inmate, out of jail for just over an hour, stole a car from a lot near the jail and led police on an interstate chase into Charlotte.

Dallas Police Shoot Man Accused of Holding Woman Hostage

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An armed man accused of holding a woman against her will and carjacking another while leading police on a chase was shot Wednesday afternoon by officers in a far northeast Dallas gated community.

Lawmakers Consider Moratorium on Minneapolis Traffic Stops

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Minneapolis City Council members are considering whether to ask police to temporarily halt certain traffic stops in response to activists' concerns that they overwhelmingly target minorities, with little to show for it.

NYPD Demands Google Stop Revealing DWI Checkpoint Locations on Waze App

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The New York City Police Department is demanding the multinational tech giant stop posting DWI checkpoint locations on Waze, a popular GPS phone app -- and is warning that app users who reveal those locations might face criminal charges.

Milwaukee Police Officer Killed While Executing Search Warrant Identified

Posted on February 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When officers announced themselves, the suspect fired several rounds, striking Officer Matthew Rittner, who was transported to Froedtert Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

IntelliVan Solution – A 24/7 Inventory Tracking Solution

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

IntelliVan is a true 24/7 inventory tracking solution that provides real-time visibility of valuable assets within a variety of service vehicles—such as Fire Rescue, EMS, Police, Utility, to name a few. The automated solution through the use of ...

B&E Electronics and Zetron Provide Communication Systems Continuity for ModUcom Public Safety Sites

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Redmond, Wash., February 6, 2019 – Zetron, a global leader in integrated mission-critical communications technology, today announced a partnership with B&E Electronics, Inc., a communications technology solutions provider headquartered in Tennessee, to...

Thermion Thermal Riflescope

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Pulsar Thermion riflescope brings true superiority to the thermal game. Thermions will feature a true HD AMOLED display to allow the user to see the night world in pristine clarity with a detection range of up to 1800 meters. Show your peers your...

GL Enhances MAPS SIP to Support Instant Messaging using MSRP for Next Generation 911 (NG9-1-1)

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GL Communications Inc. a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, enhanced the MAPS™ SIP Protocol Emulator that generates and receives SIP Signaling with traffic. Public safety...

Milwaukee Police Officer Fatally Shot; Suspect in Custody

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Milwaukee police officer was fatally shot while executing a search warrant Wednesday.

North Texas Police Departments Using Facial Recognition Technology

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Facial recognition is used by more than a half dozen North Texas law enforcement agencies.

Car Fleeing From Colorado Deputies Hits Another Car, Kills 2

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two people were killed following a pursuit early Wednesday morning in LIttleton.

Texas Police Trying To Get ‘Controlla’ of Drake Look-A-Like Shoe Thief

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police in Southlake might have been in their feelings as they began searching for a shoe thief who is being compared to Drizzy Drake.

Police Ballistic Shield

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The PREVADER Concealment Holster

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

The ballistic-weave Model 4585 Prevader™ Concealment Holster features the exclusive Pinch® Retention Device (PRD™) which secures the holstered firearm by gripping both sides of the trigger guard when the gun is fully seated.The Bianchi Prevader…

Two Detroit Police Officers Suspended Over Social Media Post

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Detroit Police chief James Craig announced Monday that two officers have been suspended with pay while an investigation continues into a social media post made by an officer where a young black woman was mocked while she walked home in the cold.

MS-13 Gang Member Arrested in Deadly NYC Subway Shooting

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 26-year-old member of the notorious MS-13 gang suspected of shooting and killing a man on a Queens subway platform Sunday as horrified riders looked on is in police custody.

Patient Steals Ambulance, Crashes Into Michigan Patrol Cars

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A patient who allegedly stole an ambulance and crashed into Macomb County Sheriff's Office patrol cars was charged Monday.

Michigan Police Officers Rescue Man Who Fell Through Frozen Canal

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Trenton police officers saved the life of a man who fell through a frozen canal over the weekend.

Suspects in Slayings of Officers Largely Homegrown

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The suspects in the killings of law enforcement officers are often times local, but those aren't the stories that gain headlines in the media.

Suspects in Slayings of Officers Largely Homegrown

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The suspects in the killings of law enforcement officers are often times local, but those aren't the stories that gain headlines in the media.

Videos Show Tense Scene After Illinois Officer Fatally Shot Security Guard

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Several onlookers can be seen shouting angrily at officers who stood between them and the security guard's body.

NYPD Officer Released From Hospital After Being Pinned by Carjacking Suspects

Posted on February 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Officer Vanessa Rodriguez, who was injured as the carjacking and robbery suspects attempted to make a getaway Sunday, left Jacobi Medical Center as officers lined the sidewalk.

Safe Fleet Acquires L3 Mobile-Vision, Solidifies Its Position in Law Enforcement

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

BELTON, Mo., Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Fleet, a leading global provider of safety and productivity solutions for fleet vehicles, is pleased to announce it has acquired L3 Mobile-Vision Inc. (“MOBILE-VISION”) from L3 Technologies, Inc....

SIG SAUER M18 Sets New Standard for U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System Reliability Testing

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

NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 5, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce the M18, the compact variant of the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS), has successfully completed a recent Lot Acceptance Test (LAT) with zero stoppages during the...

Alabama Police Officer Justified in Fatal Shooting at Mall

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

Hoover police officer was justified in fatally shooting Emantic Fitzgerald “EJ” Bradford Jr. Thanksgiving night inside the Riverchase Galleria, state officials announced.

Michigan Police K-9 Helps Track Down Fleeing Suspect

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

Traverse City Police K-9 Drago and his officer tracked a man to a car dealership’s parking lot after he ran from a traffic stop.

Scott Potter

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

Virginia State Police Trooper Fatally Shot

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

Trooper Lucas B. Dowell was fatally shot and a suspect was killed Monday night during a raid.

IDentyTech Solutions Ltd.

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

ORIGINAL SWAT – ALPHA SERIES – WHERE TACTICAL MEETS POWERFUL

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

Original Footwear, the leading value-minded tactical footwear manufacturer, is proud to deliver designed and engineered for the next generation elite operators and service professionals – the Alpha Series.

Tri-Fold Disposable Restraints – Updated

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

ASP has introduced the next generation of its popular Tri-Fold disposable restraints. The new version is made of a proprietary, advanced polymer that won’t dry out or become brittle, so the restraints can be stored indefinitely without having to...

Miami-Dade Police Department Special Response Team Transitions to New National Police Ammunition Duty Ammunition

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

The prestigious Miami-Dade Police Department Special Response Team (SRT) has selected to adopt the new NPA patent pending 130 Grain 300 BLK HELO SR as their primary rifle duty ammunition.

Silent Partner Technologies IntelliVanTM Solution

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

Silent Partner Technologies of Tampa, Florida has released its latest edition of IntelliVan.

Massachusetts Police Officer, Wife to Attend State of The Union Address

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

Lawrence police officer Ivan Soto helped evacuate neighbors during the explosions last September, even as his own house went up in flames.

Massachusetts State Police To Start Body Camera Pilot Program

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

Massachusetts State Police will be trying out a body camera pilot program over the next six months.

Super Bowl Ad Features Colorado Police Officer

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

The Arvada Police Department was featured in a commercial for Ford and SHIELD616.

South Florida’s LGBT Capital Has A New Rainbow Police Cruiser

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

Wilton Manors is known as the unofficial capital of the LGBT community in South Florida and one of the gay-friendliest cities in the country.

Mexico’s President Announces ‘Special Plan’ to Combat Violence in Tijuana

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

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said last Thursday that he has deployed federal troops to Tijuana to combat the city’s spiraling violence.

Cow That Escaped Butcher Shot After Charging Kansas Officer

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

A Kansas cop shot a cow that charged him as he tried to herd it off railroad tracks after the cow escaped from a processing plant, officials say.

Washington Sheriff’s Pledge Not to Enforce Gun Control Law

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

Three more Eastern Washington sheriffs said Monday they will not enforce a state gun-control law that voters passed in November.

Suspected Missouri Cop-Killer Was ‘Obsessed’ With Getting a Gun

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

A man on trial for murder in the fatal shooting of St. Louis County police Officer Blake Snyder in 2016 was suicidal, angry, often high on drugs and “obsessed” with getting a gun in the days before the fatal encounter.

Suspected Ohio Cop-Killer Allegedly Faked Suicide, Ambushed Deputies

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

Wade Edward Winn, accused of killing Clermont County Sheriff's Detective Bill Brewer, pretended to take his own life before firing through a wall and fatally striking the deputy, prosecutors said Monday.

NYPD Officer Shoots Driver After Being Pinned by Fleeing Carjacking Suspects

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

An NYPD officer opened fire on three carjacking suspects after being pinned Monday morning.

Body Camera Video Shows Georgia Police Officer Run Over by Driver

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

Fairburn Police Officer Levar Sims, who was run over by a hit-and-run driver Monday morning is recovering from a spinal fracture.

Tennessee Police Use Lip Sync Video to Support Colleagues Battling Cancer

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

The Smyrna Police Department is using the concept of the lip sync battle challenge that went viral over the summer to support colleagues battling cancer.

Body Camera Video Shows Arizona Police Fatally Shoot Man With Knife

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

Body camera video shows suspect lunging at officers before deadly shooting.

Tech Company Teaches Officers to Operate Drones

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

A Tampa tech company is helping law enforcement agencies how to operate drones to help people and catch suspects.

NYPD Releases Discipline Panel Report

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

NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill was joined by experts to discuss the findings of a report on NYPD's disciplinary process.

Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Found Dead in Vehicle

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

An off-duty Chicago police officer was found fatally shot in a vehicle Saturday night in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, according to Chicago police officials.

Escaped Texas Murder Suspect Recaptured After 9-Hour Manhunt

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

A mixed martial arts fighter accused of killing two people from Temple fled a private prison transport van in Conroe on Sunday morning and was captured after a nine-hour manhunt, authorities said.

Two Ohio Officers On First Shift Together Pull Couple From Burning Home

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

Middleton Police officer Sheoki Reece, a 10-year veteran and certified Field Training Officer, was riding with rookie officer Austin Mooney on Sunday night when they heard over the scanner about a fire.

New Year, New Fit Strategies

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

HIIT, Fitbit, and baby boomers—what’s happening in the fitness industry? What’s hot for 2019.

Wisconsin Deputy Reunited With Baby She Helped Deliver

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

Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy Allison George learned how to deliver a baby during her law enforcement training, but she never thought she would have to use that knowledge on the job.

TSA Agent Dies After Jump From Balcony

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

A TSA agent committed suicide by jumping from the balcony of a Hyatt Regency Hotel near the Orlando International Airport on Saturday morning, sparking confusion and delays at the busy airport.

Border Patrol Agent Struck and Killed During Traffic Stop

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

United State Border Patrol Agent Agent Donna Doss was struck and killed by a passing vehicle as she helped determine a subject's alienage during a traffic strop Saturday night.

Louisiana Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle Struck During Funeral Escort

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

Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Shane Totty died from injuries sustained when a pickup truck plowed into his motorcycle during a funeral procession late Friday afternoon.

Suspect in Custody in Standoff That Left Ohio Deputy Dead, Another Deputy Wounded

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

Wade Edward Winn was in custody early Sunday morning following a 12-hour standoff that left Clermont County Sheriff's Detective Bill Brewer dead and Lt. Nick DeRose wounded.

NAPED Celebrates 35 Years

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

The National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) celebrates 35 years serving the public safety industry by providing manufacturers and distributors a platform for consolidating and building business relationships.

JW Fishers’ Pulse 8X Continues to Outperform the Competition after 32 Years

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

Modern technology has made the loss of treasured items an unlikely event.

MOHOC launches LASOTM Tactical Video Transmitter

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

New product increases video streaming range of MOHOC® Cameras

18+ Ways to Fund your OSCR360

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

OSCR360 has been traveling the country, assisting Officers with everything from crime scene documentation and active shooter pre-planning to arson investigations and hunting-related shootings and more.

The Henry Lee Institute Adopts L-Tron’s OSCR360

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

The internationally-acclaimed forensic institution has adopted L-Tron’s OSCR360 crime scene investigation equipment for student field training.

Wounded Denver Police Officer Released From Hospital

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

Denver Police Officers Richard Jaramillo and Steve Gameroz were responding to reports of gunshots in the 600 block of Inca Street when a suspect shot them around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Utah Deputy Recalls Being Shot in the Head After Colleague Was Slain Five Years Ago

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

Utah County Sheriff's Deputy Deputy Greg Sherwood, who was wounded in a shooting that left his colleague dead five years ago, wants to serve as an example for other officers involved in traumatic situations.

Mother Grieves St. Louis Police Officer Daughter Killed in Russian Roulette Game

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

A grieving mother has serious questions about the shocking shooting death of her police officer daughter.

Former California Police Clerk Allegedly Filmed Male Co-Workers in Restroom

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

Former Long Beach Police Department clerk Sergio Nieto filmed nearly 70 of his colleagues over a three-month period, police said.

Florida Cops Find Tunnel Under Road Near Bank

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

Authorities in Florida say they may have stumbled onto an elaborate plan to rob a bank.

Frozen Minnesota Sheriff’s Office Uniform Goes Viral

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

Frozen pants are trending on social media. And they’re standing up all on their own.

Ohio Deputy Saves Dog in Frozen Pond

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

A Franklin County sheriff's deputy jumped into action last Wednesday to save a dog that had fallen into a frozen pond.

Amid Polar Vortex, Indiana Police Blame Elsa for ‘Frozen’ City

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

Police here have a suspect to blame for the Region's frosty below-zero temperatures that have wreaked havoc on Northwest Indiana residents.

Border Agents Make Record Fentanyl Bust in Arizona

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

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Commercial Facility seized nearly $4.6 million in fentanyl and methamphetamine totaling close to 650 pounds on Saturday.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Aims to Expand Trooper Force

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

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has asked the Legislature for funding to hire 50 more state troopers next year.

Federal Judge Approves Chicago Police Consent Decree

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

The long, divisive battle over the future of the Chicago Police Department hit a turning point Thursday as a federal judge approved a plan intended to fundamentally alter the way a troubled police force treats the people it is sworn to serve and protect.

St. Louis Police Chief Blasts Allegations of Misconduct in Investigation of Officer’s Death

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

St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden angrily defended his department's work and called Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner's criticism of the police department's Force Investigation Unit investigation into the fatal shooting on Jan. 24 as "offensive."

Tactical Vehicle Turret Shooting System

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Turret Enhanced Shooting System from Tactical Sidekick was made to be an ergonomic platform designed to be mounted on top of a law enforcement tactical vehicle. Features Include:Multiple vehicle application 3 height adjustable firing positions ...

Video: Driver Flees With Texas Officers Hanging From Pickup Truck

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Weslaco police are looking for a man who sped off from a traffic stop Sunday with officers hanging on to his truck.

Wounded North Carolina Officer Remains in Stable Condition

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Charles Ainsworth, a Raleigh police officer who was shot and wounded Jan. 9, is in stable condition, authorities said Wednesday.

Ohio Deputy’s Fight With Suspect Highlights Value of Device That Remotely Releases K-9 From Vehicle

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Butler County Sheriff Deputy James Davenport and his K-9 partner, Radi, walked away with minor injuries after a struggle with a suspect at a Lemon Township gas station Tuesday.

National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Announces First Ever Law Enforcement Leadership Symposium

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This weeklong training event, occurring in Reno, Nevada, May 6 – 10, 2019, will provide an array of sought-after leaderships courses.

Patriot One Named to 2019 OTCQX Best 50

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Patriot One Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2019 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year.

Wrap Technologies Demonstrates BolaWrap 100 to the International Community

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Representatives from 10 Countries Attended an Invitation Only Demonstration Held in Conjunction with the Las Vegas SHOT Show

NEW 1000 Lumen SureFire Stiletto Pro!

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest — and most innovative —illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the new SureFire Stiletto Pro!

NEW 600-Lumen SureFire XR1 Compact WeaponLight

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest — and most innovative — illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the new, rechargeable XR1, a quantum leap forward in SureFire’s ultra-compact WeaponLight series.

STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES PROTAC® 90

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Compact Right-Angle Light Attaches to Tactical Gear for Hands-Free Use

Florida Sheriff Urges Officers to Seek Help One Week After Bank Shooting, Suicide

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It's been one week since a gunman stormed Sebring's SunTrust Bank, taking five innocent lives. As the community recovers from that tragedy, Highlands County has suffered another devastating loss.

Massachusetts Trooper Saves Infant Not Breathing In McDonald’s Parking Lot

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Massachusetts State Police Trooper rescued an 8-day old infant who stopped breathing in Boston.

Prosecutor: Slain Arizona Police Officer Never Had Chance to Pull Gun

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors say that Christopher Redondo was so close to Gilbert Police Lt. Eric Shuhandler that gunpowder was embedded in officer's eyes

Idaho Trooper Stops Truck Driver With 6,701 Pounds of Marijuana

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Portland truck driver was charged with felony trafficking of marijuana after an Idaho State Police trooper inspected the contents of the man’s rig at a truck stop at the East Boise Port of Entry last Thursday.

11 Freed After Florida Deputy Allegedly Faked Drug Tests

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Martin County Deputy Steven O'Leary has been fired after being accused of faking drug tests for at least 11 people, all of who have now been released from jail.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lays Out His Plans

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva delivered a state-of-the-department address Wednesday that included sharp criticism of his predecessors as well as the consequences of some past reforms.

Report Calls for More Than 40 Changes at Sacramento Police Department

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a new report Tuesday urging the Sacramento Police Department to adopt sweeping changes in its use of force training and dozens of other areas.

Fake University Set Up by ICE to Nab Foreign Students

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Department of Homeland Security set up a fake university in Farmington Hills to target foreign students who wanted to stay in the U.S. without proper authorization, according to federal indictments unsealed in Detroit on Wednesday.

California Police Won’t Release Video in Officer’s Fatal Shooting

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Davis Police Department is declining to release body camera video from the night officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed.

Houston Cop-Killer Executed Three Decades After Officer’s Slaying

Posted on January 31, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Outside on the street, dozens of uniformed police officers gathered and revved their motorcycle engines, sending up a noise that echoed into the death chamber.

Houston Police Union President: We Are The Good Guys

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

At a media press conference Monday, a visibly irate Houston Police Department union president Joe Gamaldi told reporters, "We're sick and tired of having targets on our backs.

FBI Investigating Tunnel Leading to Bank in Florida

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 150-foot tunnel leading toward a bank was uncovered Wednesday, triggering an FBI investigation into who put it there.

Texas Cop-Killer Set to be Executed

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

More than 30 years after he shot and killed Houston Police Officer Elston Howard during a botched robbery of an adult bookstore, Robert Mitchell Jennings is scheduled to die.

MEPRO FORESIGHT Augmented Weapon Sight

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The MEPRO FORESIGHT, the first augmented weapon sight on the market, provides essential tactical data projected right on the transparent optical lens.The data, projected in real-time, includes battery level, sensor data, Bluetooth connectivity and a shot...

Tactical Sidekick

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Dr. Louis Gaston, LTC-R, is the founder and president of Tactical Sidekick and Medical Emergency Data Systems, Inc.  He has spent his entire medical, Law enforcement and Military career creating solutions to help assure mission success.Upon returning...

Police Officer – Bentley University

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Job Description Job Description Summary To provide law enforcement, security and related public safety services for both the protection of University-owned property and the members of the Bentley community in fulfillment of the department's mission...

Police Officer – Bentley University

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Job Description Job Description Summary To provide law enforcement, security and related public safety services for both the protection of University-owned property and the members of the Bentley community in fulfillment of the department's mission...

Polar Vortex Prompts Snark From Police Across Michigan

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Virtually the entire state of Michigan was closing shop as a winter storm wallops the state, and law enforcement thinks criminals should take the day off, too.

Polar Vortex Prompts Snark From Police Across Michigan

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Virtually the entire state of Michigan was closing shop as a winter storm wallops the state, and law enforcement thinks criminals should take the day off, too.

Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Tuesday her office would cease prosecuting people for possessing marijuana regardless of the quantity or the person’s criminal history.

Baltimore to Stop Prosecuting Marijuana Possession

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Tuesday her office would cease prosecuting people for possessing marijuana regardless of the quantity or the person’s criminal history.

Los Angeles County Supervisors Admonish Sheriff for Rehiring Deputy

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles County supervisors issued a sharp rebuke to Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Tuesday over his reinstatement of a fired deputy in an unusual show of disapproval to come so early in his term.

Los Angeles County Supervisors Admonish Sheriff for Rehiring Deputy

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles County supervisors issued a sharp rebuke to Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Tuesday over his reinstatement of a fired deputy in an unusual show of disapproval to come so early in his term.

Former Dallas Police Officer Charged With Murder Appears in Court

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Amber Guyger were tight-lipped Tuesday after the former Dallas police officer made a second appearance at the Dallas criminal courthouse.

Former Dallas Police Officer Charged With Murder Appears in Court

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Amber Guyger were tight-lipped Tuesday after the former Dallas police officer made a second appearance at the Dallas criminal courthouse.

Drunk Driver Charged in Death of Off-Duty Ohio Police Officer

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Clearcreak Township Police Officer Jerrid M. Lee was killed in a crash on Ohio 125 on Monday night, while off duty.

Video Shows Oklahoma Police Officer Shoot Man Pointing Gun

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

As the Noble police officer was about to place the man in handcuffs, he allegedly brandished a firearm from inside his jacket and pointed it at the officer's face.

FBI Finds No Motive Other Than ‘Carnage’ and ‘Infamy’ in Deadly 2017 Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A freshly concluded FBI investigation failed to determine a motive in the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.

Colorado’s ‘Puffer Week’ Targets Unattended Vehicles Left Running

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It's Puffer Week in Colorado and that means keep your car running only if you are in it.

FBI Concludes Investigation Into Las Vegas Shooting Without a Motive

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The FBI says we may never know why Stephen Paddock planned the attack on the Route 91 Country Music Festival.

Boy Calls 911 Over Too Much Homework

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Antonia Bundy, a 911 dispatcher, took a call from a young boy, and you’ll never guess his reason for the emergency.

Minneapolis Police Help Keep Homeless Warm During Big Freeze

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Over a 48-hour stretch, Minneapolis Police Sgt. Grant Snyder handed out more than 100 pairs of donated hats and gloves to people on the streets — many of whom had nowhere to sleep.

New Details Released in Shootout That Left Houston Officers Wounded

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Houston Police on Tuesday began releasing more information about the Pecan Park bust that left a couple dead, five officers wounded, and a city reeling from the latest spate of gun violence.

Los Angeles County Deputy Injured After Falling Down Stairs During Fight With Suspect

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy suffered a head injury Tuesday when he fell down a flight of stairs during a fight with a man who was believed to be intoxicated, authorities said.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Survives Fiery Crash During Pursuit

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Grimes County Sheriff's Deputy Reed Edelman was fortunate to survive a fiery crash during a pursuit Monday night.

Gunman Fatally Shot by New York Trooper Opened Fire With ‘Military Style’ Rifle

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nicholas P. Philhower was shot and killed by a New York State trooper after the 30-year-old opened fire with a "military style" rifle during a traffic stop Monday night.

Florida K-9 Fatally Shot After Attacking Deputy

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Cronin had been feeding K-9 “Recon” for about a week, and it is unknown why the dog attacked.

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Wreck

Posted on January 30, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Glascock County Sheriff's Deputy Joshua Ryer Jr. was on duty Tuesday afternoon when he was fatally injured in a two-car wreck.

Ken Wallentine

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ken Wallentine is the Chief of the West Jordan (Utah) Police Department. Ken is the former Chief of Law Enforcement for the Utah Attorney General, having served over three decades in public safety. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the...

Two Denver Police Officers Wounded in Standoff Remain Hospitalized

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man accused of shooting two Denver officers over the weekend died Monday, though investigators offered little insight into the circumstances surrounding the hours-long standoff.

Inside Look at NYPD’s Elite ESU Teams

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Get an inside look at what it takes to join the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit.

Los Angeles Mayor: Crime Down in Every Major Category Last Year

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Crime dropped in Los Angeles in every major category in the city in 2018, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday.

New Jersey Police Officers Free Toddler Who Became Trapped in Toy

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Playtime was anything but fun for 20-month-old Luca, who seemed to have mistaken one of his toys for a costume and became trapped.

A Chief’s Response to Letter from a Millennial officer

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Some valid points were made and we can agree. Read both letters and see the generational commitment to law enforcement.

California Police See Progress With Experimental Drone Program

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

With strict limitations on how they can be used, Chula Vista’s drones are mostly deployed as first responders during business hours between Mondays and Thursdays, responding to certain 911 calls within a one-mile radius of department headquarters.

Los Angeles Mayor Calls for Audit of Elite LAPD Unit

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday called for an audit of stops by the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite Metropolitan Division in response to a Los Angeles Times investigation showing the unit pulled over black drivers at disproportionately high rates.

Video: Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Uses PIT Maneuver to Stop Pursuit

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Oakland County Sheriff's deputy’s quick moves to end this high-speed pursuit was a textbook example of a PIT Maneuver.

Texas K-9 Fatally Shot During Pursuit

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Bexar County Sheriff's K-9 Chucky was shot twice following a chaotic chase that spanned multiple counties and required the assistance of several law enforcement agencies on Friday.

Chicago Police Rescue Man From Lake Michigan

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago police reported that they rescued a man from Lake Michigan after he became trapped while trying to save his dog from the partially frozen water on Sunday.

Body Camera Video Shows Fatal Oregon Police Shooting at School

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lane County District Attorney Patty Perlow cleared Thursday the two Eugene police officers involved in the Jan. 11 fatal shooting of Charles Landeros in front of Cascade Middle School.

‘Horrific Attack’ Leaves Houston Police Officers Wounded in Narcotics Operation

Posted on January 29, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Veteran narcotics officers broke down the door of a suspected drug den in southeast Houston Monday afternoon, armed with a warrant and hoping to arrest heroin dealers in Pecan Park.

Five Houston Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Five officers with the Houston Police Department's Narcotics Division were serving a warrant when they were shot just after 5 p.m. Monday during an "encounter with a suspect."

Convicted Houston Cop-Killer Could Be Exonerated

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Special prosecutor John Raley has completed a report finding ex-death row prisoner Alfred Dewayne Brown "actually innocent," according to current and former Houston police union chiefs Joe Gamaldi and Ray Hunt.

Florida Police Officer Escapes With Minor Injuries After Cruiser Goes Under 18-Wheeler

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

"By the grace of God," Riviera Beach spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said of forces that allowed the officer to walk away from the crash that involved a U.S. Postal Service tractor-trailer

Conference Tactics

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

To make the most of attending a professional conference, you need to plan and observe a few protocols.

California Deputies Rescue Man From Burning Home

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A group of Orange County Sheriff's deputies are being hailed heroes after rushing into a burning home and saving a man sleeping inside.

Police Track Down Stolen Dog During Burglary Investigation

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A stolen dog is back with its owners thanks to some good old-fashioned police work by a group of NYPD officers.

NFL Player Assaults NYPD Officer Inside Precinct

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Detroit Lions linebacker Trevor Bates has been charged with assaulting a New York City police officer after refusing to pay a $32 taxi fare.

Florida Sheriff’s Office in Mourning After Apparent Suicide of Deputy

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation involving Sgt. Max Van D'Huynslager, 42, whose death appears to have been self-inflicted.

Texas Deputy Chief Suspended After Inmate Released Without GPS Monitor

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The interim jail administrator at the Bexar County Adult Detention Center Facility has been suspended after an inmate was released from custody without a court-ordered GPS monitor.

Idaho Trooper Cited After Crashing Into Tractor-Trailer

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A patrol car was totaled, but no one was injured, when an on-duty Idaho State Police trooper slammed into a tractor-trailer at an intersection in Boise on Wednesday afternoon.

Kentucky Deputy Rolls Cruiser After Rock Thrown Through Windshield

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Boyle County deputy was injured Sunday morning when a rock tossed from a moving vehicle crashed through his cruiser’s windshield and hit him in the face.

Driver Arrested in Crash That Killed Illinois State Trooper

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Scott Larsen, who was arrested in Wisconsin on an Illinois warrant, was being held in connection with the traffic collision-related death of Illinois State Trooper Chris Lambert.

Border Hiring Surge Has Fallen Far Short

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Two years after President Donald Trump signed orders to hire 15,000 new border agents and immigration officers, the administration has spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort — but has thousands more vacancies than when it began.

Two Denver Police Officers Shot; Suspect in Custody After Standoff

Posted on January 28, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Denver police responded to a shooting in the 600 block of Inca Street and engaged in an hours-long standoff with a suspect that included the use of chemical agents and a house fire Sunday.

St. Louis Police Officer Charged With Fatally Shooting Fellow Cop During Game of Russian Roulette

Posted on January 26, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A St. Louis police officer was charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly shooting a fellow officer during a game of Russian Roulette in his apartment.

PMD 10 and 12 Portable RADAR Sign/Display

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

PMD 10 & 12 portable RADAR displays are lightweight, highly visible, amber LED displays are available in two sizes and will enhance driver awareness - an ideal tool for community relations.The PMD is made with rugged aluminum construction and is...

Off-Duty Maryland Deputy Found Dead Inside Vehicle

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Charles County Cpl. Patrick “P.J.” Mann was found dead inside his personal vehicle Thursday night after it ran off the road in the area of Route 210 in Accokeek in Prince George’s County.

Video: Ohio Police Officers Fall Through Ice During Rescue Attempt

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Toledo police released body camera footage of a water rescue in North Toledo during which three officers fell through the ice.

California Police Department to Test Tesla as Patrol Car

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Fremont Police Department bought a used 2014 Tesla Model S 85 early last year and has been working to get it stocked with overhead lights, a partition cage and other equipment.

Transgender Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Living His ‘Truth’ on Force

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Austin Guastalli transitioned from female to male while on the force and is one of at least a dozen transgender deputies employed by the largest sheriff’s department in the nation.

Jury Rules Against California Deputy in Fatal Shooting He Was Honored For

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Higgins was called to a scene straight out of a horror movie on a September evening in 2013.

Teen Arrested After Texas Officer Hears School Shooting Plot While Playing Video Game

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Central Texas teenager was arrested Wednesday after an off-duty Fort Worth officer reported hearing the teen threaten to shoot up his former high school while playing a video game.

Man Arrested in Florida Bank Shooting Charged With Murder, Held Without Bond

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The man charged with murder in connection with a shooting that police say left at least five people dead inside a Florida bank will be held in jail without bond.

St. Louis Police in Mourning After Accidental Shooting Death of Officer

Posted on January 25, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

St. Louis Police Officer Katlyn Alix was shot and killed early Thursday when another officer "mishandled" a gun at a home in the Carondelet neighborhood.

LaserMax Offers Guide Rod Laser for H&K VP9

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

LaserMax today announced the official debut of the H&K VP9 red Guide Rod. This Guide Rod Laser joins LaserMax’s well-established line of red Guide Rod Lasers for popular semi-auto pistols.

WB Profile Holster: Glock G43X / G48

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It was only a matter of time before Glock answered the call for increased round capacity for their Slimline series.

Pelican Products Unveils the Pelican™ Air 1745 Long Case

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Answering the high demand for a long Pelican™ Air case, Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-impact protective cases and advanced portable lighting, has introduced the Pelican™ Air 1745 Long Case.

STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES RAIL-MOUNTED TLR-8® G

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ultra-Lightweight, Low-Profile Tactical Light Features "Eye-Safe" Green Aiming Laser

SureFire Announces the XVL2!

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest — and most innovative — illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the revolutionary new XVL2 WeaponLight and laser.

Unveiling the New Standard in Digital Riflescopes: Wraith.

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sightmark introduces the Wraith Digital Riflescope: the future, in high definition. The 4-32x50mm Wraith digital riflescope is a revolutionary, new high-definition optic designed in Texas by hunters, for hunters.

St. Louis Police Officer Accidentally Shot and Killed by Another Officer

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

St. Louis Police Officer Katlyn Alix was in the living room of another officer who was on duty but at the home just before 1 a.m. Thursday when he "mishandled a firearm" and fatally shot her in the chest.

St. Louis Police Officer Accidentally Shot and Killed by Another Officer

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

St. Louis Police Officer Katlyn Alix was in the living room of another officer who was on duty but at the home just before 1 a.m. Thursday when he "mishandled a firearm" and fatally shot her in the chest.

Florida Man Menaces Iraqi Family, Tells Deputy: ‘Trump Will Handle It’

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco said he wants a 58-year-old man accused of breaking into a home to face hate crime charges after the man made threatening statements against a family of Iraqi descent.

Shooting Victim Found Dead After Baltimore Police Officer Responds to Wrong Block

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A 41-year-old man who was fatally shot outside his Northeast Baltimore home this week may have been deprived of prompt medical attention for hours by a policing error.

Outrage After Teen Car Thief Gets Reduced Sentence in Dragging That Left NYPD Detective Permanently Disabled

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Outraged law enforcers skewered a Brooklyn Judge Ruth Shillingford Wednesday for handing a sweetheart sentence to 17-year-old Justin Murrell, who ran down Detective Dalsh Veve in 2017.

NYC’s Top Cop Vows to Zero In On Six Precincts With Higher Violent Crime

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said Wednesday he's ordered his top commanders to zero in on six precincts in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan where the violent crime rate is more than twice that of the rest of the city.

Two Hat Leads the Charge in the Fight Against Child Sexual Abuse Images on the Internet

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Technology company releases CEASE.ai, an artificial intelligence model to detect new child sexual abuse material for law enforcement and social platforms

Motorola Solutions Again Recognized on Fortune’s List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) today was named to Fortune magazine’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

5.11 Unveils New Products for Spring and Fall at SHOT 2019

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

5.11 Tactical, the global innovator of tactical apparel and gear, will unveil an impressive lineup of new products at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, January 22-25, 2019.

New for 2019: Performance Center® Announces Ported M&P® Shield M2.0™

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Performance Center Ported M&P Shield M2.0 features Ported Barrel and Slide, M2.0 feature set

NEW Browning® Long Range Pro™ Ammunition, Send It

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Browning announces its line of Long Range Pro™ ammunition in 2019, pushing the limits with five factory-loaded cartridges optimized for long-range precision rifle shooting.

Travis Gibson to Appear at SHOT Show

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Competitive multigun phenom and Howard LeightTM Pro Ambassador, Travis Gibson, will appear at the Howard Leight booth (#2020) during next week’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

Holosun Attending NSSF SHOT Show 2019

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Holosun is pleased to return to the annual NSSF SHOT show in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 22-25, 2019.

Garrett Metal Detectors Releases MZ 6100 at 2019 SHOT Show

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Garrett's MZ 6100 walkthrough metal detector includes a bright LED display and a zone light array that is visible in the brightest sunlight.

Georgia Deputy Swerves to Avoid Dogs, Crashes Into Convenience Store

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A store employee and a Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputy were injured after he swerved to avoid two dogs and crashed into the side of a brick convenience store in Walton County.

Man Seeks to Withdraw Guilty Plea in Kidnapping, Rape of Missouri Deputy

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brady Newman-Caddell, a suspect in the ambush, kidnapping and rape of a Johnson County Sheriff's deputy, told a judge Wednesday that he wants to withdraw his guilty plea and go to trial.

Kansas Trooper Posts Emotional Plea After Fatal Crash

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner was at the scene and posted a video on Twitter from his vehicle; wiping tears from his face, he said, "It's devastating."

Driver Who Killed Deputy Was 3 Times Over Legal Alcohol Limit

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Charges are pending against a south suburban woman who police say had a blood alcohol content that was more than three times the legal limit when she struck another car, killing a Cook County sheriff's deputy on his way to work.

Blood Test Allowed in Manslaughter Trial in Trooper’s Death

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A judge has denied a defense motion to exclude blood test results as evidence at the trial of a Webster man charged with causing a state trooper's death in a 2016 crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Alabama Police Officer Wounded in Shooting That Killed Colleague Released From Hospital

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Birmingham police officer wounded at the same time Sgt. Wytasha Carter was killed has now been released from the hospital.

5 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire Inside Bank

Posted on January 24, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said the victims were “senselessly murdered” by Zephen Xaver, 21, who surrendered after a Highlands County Sheriff's SWAT team entered the bank.

FN America Launches 509 MRD for Law Enforcement

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

FN America is showcasing its FN 509® MRD at SHOT Show 2019.

LaserMax Introduces the Lightning Rail Mounted Laser with GripSense™ Activation 

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This week at SHOT Show LaserMax will introduce the most anticipated laser product of 2019. The “Lightning” is a universal fit rail mounted laser with GripSense™ Activation Technology.

Shooter-Favorite Hearing Protection Gets New Covert Colors

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From tactical ops to the hunting blind, NEW Honeywell Howard Leight MULTICAM models bring the advantages of stealth to the popular Impact Sport electronic earmuff line

Catalyst Arms Introduces A True Precision Rifle Handguard For AR-15 and Ruger Precision Rifles

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

atalyst Arms, LLC, a firearms accessory company, has introduced Fast Track™, a true precision rifle handguard for AR-15s and the Ruger Precision Rifle.

Mike Pannone Booth Appearance at SureFire for SHOT 2019

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SureFire, LLC will be hosting Mike Pannone at the SureFire booth #13968 during SHOT 2019 on Thursday, January 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SIG SAUER Announces the P938 Legion Micro-Compact Pistol Sweepstakes

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The SIG SAUER P938 Legion Micro-Compact is a 1911-inspired 9mm pistol that’s easy to conceal and even easier to shoot, and now is your chance to win one of your very own.

FAB DEFENSE to attend SHOT Show

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

FAB Defense is pleased to announce it will be attending the NSSF SHOT show in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 22-25, 2019. FAB-Defense will showcase its full line of tactical equipment and firearm accessories available for 2019.

Miami-Dade Police Department’s Real-Time Crime Center Chooses In-telligent to Keep Schools Notified and Informed in Emergency Situations

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Chicago, IL – January 16, 2019 -- In-telligent, provider of a personal safety and emergency communications platform designed to keep individuals safe during emergency situations and time-sensitive events, today announced a partnership with Miami-Dade...

Angel Armor Launches RISE 2.0 and Truth SNAP 855 Plate System for Increased Special Threats (M855) for All-Day Rifle Protection

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Angel Armor has redefined armor once again with the launch of RISE 2.0 and the Truth SNAP 855 Plate System, which exhibits increased levels of protection against special threats (M855 Green Tip) in an innovative, lightweight, modular package.

GLOCK Showcases G48 and G43X at 2019 SHOT Show

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

GLOCK introduces the G48 and G43X which both feature a new silver slide with nPVD finish for durability and a slimline compact profile. G48 features a compact slide and G19 barrel length.

Texas Police Dog Back Home After Being Shot

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

North Richland Hills Police K-9 Koba s back home and recovering after being wounded in a shooting involving officers last week.

Texas Police Dog Back Home After Being Shot

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

North Richland Hills Police K-9 Koba s back home and recovering after being wounded in a shooting involving officers last week.

New York Police Officer Dies Suddenly

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Suffolk County Police Officer Fadi Rafeh, an investigator in the Fifth Precinct who also served as an Arabic translator, died Sunday.

NYPD Virtual-Reality Program to Aid Children With Tough Situations

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Aided by $500,000 from the nonprofit New York City Police Foundation, city cops are putting youngsters through computer simulations — complete with virtual-reality goggles and using real-life scenarios — to help them de-escalate gang confrontations.

NYPD Using Virtual Reality to Help Strengthen Community Relations

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The NYPD is using virtual reality technology to help improve community relations.

California City Looks for Ways to Honor Slain Police Officer

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed earlier this month while responding to a crash in downtown Davis. Now, the city is looking for a permanent way to memorialize the fallen hero.

Investigators May Have Break in Case of Slain Indiana Teenagers

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Abigail "Abby" Williams, 13, and Liberty "Libby" German, 14, were found dead off a hiking trail near Delphi, Indiana, in February 2017.

Manhunt Continues for Illinois Mall Gunman

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A manhunt is underway to locate the man suspected in a fatal shooting at Orland Square Mall Monday night.

Georgia Deputy Cleared After Shooting Man Who Drove Patrol Car at Officer

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Carroll County deputy, who shot a man who was on methamphetamine and driving a patrol car toward a fellow deputy, has been cleared of any wrongdoing, authorities said.

Student Tipsters Prevent Planned Attack on Muslim Community in Upstate New York

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A tip from concerned students helped authorities in upstate New York uncover a plot to attack a rural Muslim community with improvised explosive devices, police said.

Dashcam Video: Defensive Driving Saves Kansas Trooper

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Kansas trooper was nearly struck by another driver while on his way to help with a reported crash, and it was all caught on video.

Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Head-On Crash While Driving to Work

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Nick Theofanopoulos was killed in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood Monday night while on his way to work.

Deputy U.S. Marshal Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Deputy U.S. Marshal Norm Merkel suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a wellness program inside a federal courthouse in Corpus Christi last week.

Actions of Michigan Detective Credited in Capture of Suspect in Shooting of Officer

Posted on January 23, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Saginaw Township Police Officer Jeff Koenig was performing a traffic stop early Tuesday morning in Kochville Township when officials say Joshua M. Rosebush shot him in the face.

Identifier Cuffs – Color-coded Ultra Cuff Handcuffs

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

ASP has updated its popular Ultra Cuff restraint collection with color-coded Identifier models. With their highly-visible blue, gray, yellow or pink bands, the cuffs are perfect for—as the name suggests—identifying agency/officer equipment for asset...

NARKsafe NDA (Narcotic Disposal Agent) Drug Disposal Solution

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The NARKsafe™ NDA (Narcotic Disposal Agent) drug disposal solution enables the on-site disposal of drug evidence by law enforcement officials. This patent-pending solution is cost-effective, easy-to-use and renders drug evidence unusable in a...

Six Injured After Police Pursuit Through Minneapolis

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Six people suffered minor injuries in a collision in northeast Minneapolis at midday Monday, which followed a brief police chase that wove through north and northeast Minneapolis before being called off for safety reasons.

Louisiana Deputy Released From Hospital After Being Hit by Car

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office motorcycle deputy has been released from the hospital after being struck by a car while escorting television broadcast crew members as they left the Saints’ season-ending loss on Sunday, an agency official said Monday.

Minnesota Police Officer to Double as Paramedic

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

While he is on duty as a North Mankato Police Officer, Mikeal Tordsen is now sanctioned to also serve as a paramedic.

New Orleans Police Release Body Camera Video of Fatal Shooting

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New Orleans police released body-camera footage Thursday that showed officers fatally shooting a man after he fired at them with a handgun in Treme earlier this month.

Michigan Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officials said that as the Saginaw Township Police Officer approached a vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday morning, the driver shot him and fled the scene.

Pivoting Contour Brace (PCB) Accessory

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SIG SAUER, Inc. released the SIG SAUER Pivoting Contour Brace (PCB) accessory to be included with variants of the SIG MCX and SIG MPX series rifles, and available for purchase separately as an accessory.The SIG SAUER PCB has a sturdy I-Beam design and...

XS Sights Introduces Next Generation Big Dot Shotgun Beads for Home Defense

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

XS® Sights is pleased to introduce its newest Big Dot® Shotgun Beads for home defense in tritium and non-tritium models.

SIG SAUER TANGO6T Riflescope and Mount Adopted by DoD for Special Operations Forces

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the selection of the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics TANGO6T 1-6x24 Second Focal Plane (SFP) Riflescope and ALPHA4 Ultralight Mount for use by Special Operations Forces.

Smith & Wesson Introduces Crimson-Trace® Equipped Handguns for 2019

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

M&P380 SHIELD EZ, Smith & Wesson M642, M&P Bodyguard 38, and M&P M2.0 Compact available with Crimson Trace Laser Sight/Light Combinations

SIG SAUER Introduces P320 XCOMPACT to P320 XSERIES

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce the P320 XCOMPACT to the P320 XSERIES of pistols featuring a completely redesigned grip module with an improved beavertail and fastback profile, contoured magwell, and a deep trigger guard undercut.

SIG SAUER Introduces the MCX Rattler Canebrake

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

SIG SAUER Inc. is pleased to Introduce the MCX Rattler Canebrake, the newest addition to the MCX family.

Scorpus Covert Holster

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

FAB Defense is pleased to announce the latest addition to their Scorpus holster lineup, the Covert. The Covert has been designed to be a single solution holster that is thin and comfortable while being compatible with nineteen different pistols.

Meopta USA Sport Optics Introduces Optika HD Binoculars

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Meopta USA Sport Optics is pleased to introduce the new Optika HD binocular line.

Panasonic Unified Digital Evidence

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A complete new platform for evidence

Handcuffed to a Sheepdog

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Taking the time to consider and discuss ways to strengthen our marriages can seem overwhelming especially with LEO’s shift work, long hours and mandatory overtime. Thankfully, a leader in warrior culture has co-authored a book...

Hundreds Line the Streets to Honor Fallen Alabama Police Officer

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Mobile Police Department will escort Officer Sean Tuder, who was killed in the line of duty Sunday afternoon, from the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences to Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

New Details Released in Shooting of Security Guard by Illinois Officer

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

More than two months after the death of a Robbins security guard at the hands of a Midlothian police officer, the officer is being identified through a federal court filing.

Escaped Prisoner Arrested by NYPD Officers

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An escaped prisoner suspected of rape has been arrested by police officer in Brooklyn.

Two People Watching Eclipse Run Over by Florida Police Cruiser

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Two people who police surmise lay in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night’s lunar eclipse were run over by a West Palm Beach police car, the agency said Monday.

Sacramento Considers Banning Protest Items as Decision Looms

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It’s been 10 months since two Sacramento police officers fatally shot unarmed black man Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandmother’s home. And it’s been three months since the case was turned over to the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office.

Florida Police Respond After Video Shows Toddler Exit Truck With Hands in the Air

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Tallahassee Police Department released body camera footage of a traffic stop after a video of a toddler walking up to police with her hands in the air went viral.

Florida Police Crack Down on ‘Wheels Up, Guns Down’ Ride-Outs

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Rogue riders picked Martin Luther King Jr. Day to speed through traffic, weave in and out of lanes, cruise in packs, stand on their seats, pop wheelies and run red lights.

Undercover St. Louis Officer Describes Being Beaten by Colleagues During Protest

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An undercover St. Louis police officer who was beaten by colleagues during protests in 2017 later described the attack as a “free for all” and told someone at police headquarters that he was beaten “like Rodney King."

Video Shows California Highway Patrol Helicopter Rescue Two Trapped Hikers

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The California Highway Patrol has released a video of one of its helicopter crews performing a dramatic rescue of two British hikers who were stranded on the edge of a massive granite cliff overlooking Yosemite Valley as a major snow storm was nearing.

Search Continues for Gunman After Man Killed in Illinois Mall Shooting

Posted on January 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Orland Park police were searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man near the food court inside the Orland Square Mall on Monday night.

The Performance Center Model 442 Concealed Carry Revolver

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Performance Center Model 442 revolver features the popular internal hammer design that is ideal for every day carry, providing a snag-free draw and quick holstering. This new revolver includes a number of hallmark Performance Center enhancements,...

Si200 Body-Worn Video Camera

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Capture high-resolution video using a compact, ruggedized device View and tag footage using a companion smartphone appAutomatically upload footage to CommandCentral Vault over secure Wi-Fi Within Vault, aggregate all incident and record ...

New Washington Police K-9s to be Protected by Ballistic Vests

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

There’s lots to bark about in the Tacoma Police Department’s K-9 unit.

Sof-Tuck 2.0 Holster

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

This polyurethane lined leather IWB holster features a reinforced top lip to add strength and aid in reholstering. Using the Tuckable 360 C-Clip, the Sof-Tuck™ 2.0 contours to your exact carry angle and ride height preference. MSRP is $33.99

California Mass Overdose Highlights Severe New Phase of Opioid Epidemic

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Public health and police officials don’t yet know for sure what caused the overdoses, but the evidence so far certainly hints at fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that’s up to 50 times more potent than heroin.

Teen Accused of Killing Alabama Police Officer Held Without Bond

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Marco Perez, the teenager accused of killing a Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder Sunday, will be held without bond after a hearing in Mobile Monday morning.

A ‘Smart” Flash-bang – The Enhanced Diversionary Device

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Liberty Dynamic's  Enhanced Diversionary Device is a programmable, RELOADABLE, enhanced blast flash-bang designed to be safer than legacy devices still being used by the military and law enforcement. “The problem with most stun grenades is they can...

Michigan Sheriff to ICE: We Won’t Detain Immigrants Without Warrant

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young announced Friday the department will no longer hold immigrant detainees for federal immigration officials without a judicial warrant.

One Year After Ohio Juvenile Court Shooting, No Decision On Need for More Deputies

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Franklin County officials are withholding judgment on a request from the sheriff's office to hire more deputies for security in the Domestic Relations/Juvenile Court building.

MC1sc Handgun

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Coming full circle from the company’s first firearm design, called the Brownie, a 22 caliber, four-shot “pocket pistol,” Mossberg has incorporated 100 years of engineering expertise in developing this superb concealed carry handgun. The MC1sc is...

GripStop and GripStop K

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

“Reading a compass to locate north is simple. To successfully navigate, however, you need skill, intuition and the right tools,” explained Murr. “We created True North to develop products that provide people with the knowledge, ability, and...

Texas School Resource Officer Saves Choking Counselor’s Life

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A school counselor in McKinney is thanking a police officer for saving her life. The officer was in the right place at the right time when the counselor began choking on a piece of her favorite candy.

Officers Surprise College Students With Scholarships

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Things looked grim as a police officer interrupted a college basketball team’s meeting. The stern-faced cop tells them he needs to speak to one particular player.

Video Captures California Police Pursuit as Suspect Drives Into Water

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

On Saturday, the suspect drove off a boat ramp at Cabrillo Beach and tried to swim away.

Massachusetts Bill Would Provide Medical Services to K-9s

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Police are praising proposed legislation that would allow emergency medical service workers to treat police canines injured in the line of duty, calling it a common sense move that would save dogs serving the community.

Illinois Police to Launch Video Sharing Program With Public

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Camera owners would be able to send in the footage to the Springfield Police Department through Axon's Evidence.com, which is an encrypted hosting site that the city already uses.

Jury Awards $7 to North Carolina Trooper Struck by Bus

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A jury awarded $7 million Friday to a North Carolina state trooper seriously injured in a Christmas Eve crash in 2014 when a Greyhound bus slammed into his SUV on Interstate 40.

An Open Letter From A Millennial Officer

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From a millennial officer to the "old guard," this is an interesting piece that adequately expresses how the younger generation views the profession of law enforcement - and it's level of appeal.

Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced in Laquan McDonald Shooting

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison for the fatal on-duty shooting of Laquan McDonald.

Off-Duty Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot by Police Officer Dies

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Off-duty Adams County Sheriff's Deputy Jesse Jenson, who was shot by a La Salle police officer last Wednesday, died on Friday.

Alabama Police Officer Fatally Shot

Posted on January 21, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Marco Perez allegedly killed Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder Sunday afternoon at the Peach Place Inn as the officer was following leads to apprehend 19-year-old.

The Scribe Everyday Carry Flashlight – Now 20% Brighter!

Posted on January 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

ASP’s Scribe is one of the flashlights used in the company’s worldwide law enforcement training programs, and has been adopted by an increasing number of agencies and officers. It’s become ASP’s best-selling Every Day Carry light, and it’s...

Fallen Rookie California Police Officer Laid to Rest

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

Family, friends, police officers and admirers from around the state gathered on a gray Friday in Davis to celebrate a shining light.

Death Toll Climbs to 21 After Car Bombing at Colombian Police Academy

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

Colombia is blaming the National Liberation Army, a leftist guerrilla group, for Thursday’s deadly car bombing that left 21 dead and 68 injured – one of the worst terrorist attacks in the capital in a decade.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Suffers Medical Episode, Dies Following 3-Car Crash

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

Comal County Sheriff's Deputy Ray Horn died in a crash that involved three vehicles Thursday.

SIG SAUER Introduces the SIG AIR ProForce Airsoft Line for Professional Training

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

SIG SAUER is pleased to introduce the new, high-end SIG AIR ProForce airsoft line for professional training.

VentureGear Amp BT Electronic Bluetooth Hearing Protection

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

The Venture Gear™ Amp BT Electronic Bluetooth Hearing Protector has a host of features that make these earmuffs the most exciting product on the range. Because communicating with a range master or fellow hunter is often required, the Venture Gear Amp...

Spynel 360° Panoramic Camera – Anti-Drone Solution

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

In these times of heightened UAV threats, the SPYNEL IR imaging camera provides an innovative solution which guarantees the ability to detect, track and classify any types of drones.Whereas the drone technology is constantly evolving, bringing on the...

NH Bill Restricting Police Use of JUSTIFIED Deadly Force

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

I don't know what the politicians in NH are thinking but removing authority for justified lethal force is insane.

The Real Show Stopper: See American Range Systems at SHOT Show

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

ARS bullet traps safely stop bullets known for maximum stopping power; turn any suitable space into a shooting range

SHOT Show + Giveaways?!

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

There's only 5 days left until SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show 2019! Stop by the TruckVault booth (#12979) every day to enter our daily giveaways.

TUFFY SECURITY PRODUCTS MAKES SHOT SHOW DEBUT IN 2019

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

Tuffy Security Products will make their Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show debut in 2019. The SHOT Show is the annual tradeshow for the shooting, hunting and firearms industry which takes place in Las Vegas from Jan. 22 to Jan. 25, 2019.

Independent Research Finds Traditional Lockdown is No Longer a Viable Stand-Alone Option in School Shootings

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

ALICE Training Institute®, the first civilian active shooter response training company in the country, announces independent peer-reviewed research has been released supporting the efficacy of ALICE strategies.

International Driver & Rider Training Symposium

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

SKIDCAR is excited to announce Roger Schroer as the keynote presenter for the 2019 Driver & Rider Training Symposium.

Meet Our Newest TruckVault Team Member!

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

TruckVault is excited to welcome our new Outside Account Manager, Clay Lawson!

New ‘Smart’ Flash-bang Makes First-ever Debut at SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range™

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

Liberty Dynamic device designed to be safer, more accurate, than current stun grenades

Convicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Awaits Sentencing

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

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, closing one of the most racially fraught and socially significant chapters in recent Chicago history.

Enhance Driver Awareness with a New Portable Radar Display

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

More than 30% of fatalities are due to excessive speed. Now you have a better tool to save lives.Lenexa, KS, January 18, 2019 – Kustom Signals, Inc. announced today the release of the NEW PMD 10 & 12 portable RADAR displays. These lightweight, highly...

Texas Police Release Footage Showing Fatal Shootout During Traffic Stop

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

Arlington police have released dash- and body-cam footage of the moments leading up to the shootout during a traffic stop last week that left one man dead and an officer seriously injured.

Former North Carolina Trooper Shot On Duty Works to Help Others Shot On the Job Recover

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

Years after surviving a shooting while on patrol, Michael Potts says he finds healing in sharing his story with other officers who’ve faced similar trying circumstances, but worries about how many more will experience what he has.

Video Shows Florida Trooper Saving Motorcyclist

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

A motorcyclist is in serious condition after losing both of his legs from a hit-and-run, Pinellas Park Police say.

California Police Chief Sees Outpouring of Support After Rookie Officer’s Death

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

A week after a Davis police officer was gunned down, the department continues to see an outpouring of support. Police Chief Darren Prytel said the community has been amazing and the officers appreciate the support.

Pennsylvania Police Request for Volunteers to Get Drunk Goes Viral

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

On Wednesday, the Kutztown Police Department posted a message on social media asking for three volunteers to drink to the point of inebriation on April 4 as subjects in a field sobriety training exercise simulating DUI traffic stops.

Monitor: Baltimore Police Reforms Will Take Years Longer Than Expected

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

The monitor overseeing reforms of the Baltimore Police Department said Thursday the dysfunction within the agency is so deep and widespread that it will take years longer than anticipated to root it out.

Off-Duty Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot by Police Officer

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

The driver shot by police near Evans late Wednesday night following a high-speed pursuit — the 10th officer-involved shooting in Colorado in just eight days — was an off-duty Adams County sheriff’s deputy now hospitalized in critical condition.

Boyfriend Charged in Slaying of Rookie Louisiana Police Officer

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

The live-in boyfriend of rookie Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne was one of three people arrested for her murder after investigators say he “concocted” a story about the fatal shooting.

Parents of Man Killed by Charlotte Police: ‘We Bear No Ill Feelings’

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

Michael and Lisa Kelley say their son Danny — who was shot and killed by a police officer in Charlotte on Wednesday — struggled with drug addiction, which they believe led him to commit two robberies in the hours before he died.

Car Bombing at Colombian Police Academy Kills At Least 10

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

In what Colombian President Ivan Duque termed a terrorist attack, an explosion at a police academy in Bogota, the capital, left at least 10 people dead and 54 wounded Thursday.

Video Released in Ambush of Florida Officers

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

Hours after Christmas passed, Wayne Falana Jr. told his girlfriend that he was ready to die, he was going to take her with him — and any of the Clearwater police officers who got in his way.

DSC1500 Beam Barricade

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

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced its new DSC1500 portable beam barricade that sets up quickly and temporarily to block vehicles. The new...

Three Chicago Police Officers Acquitted of Covering Up Laquan McDonald Shooting

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

A Cook County judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago police officers of all charges alleging they lied in police reports and conspired to cover up the controversial 2014 police shooting.

Texas Police Officers Pull Woman From Burning Truck in Fiery Wreck During Pursuit

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

A woman was pulled out of a burning truck in Haltom City late Wednesday night after her vehicle was hit by a suspect's vehicle during a police pursuit.

The Danger of Slashing – Human Anatomy

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

Republished with permission from Slash-Pro.com.On Monday morning, the 18th April 2018, a 8 year-old boy left home with a kitchen knife and walked into his central Minnesota elementary school. Minutes later he slashed three fellow pupils aged 8, 9 and...

North Carolina Trooper Shot in the Face During Traffic Stop Returns Home

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

The North Carolina State Highway patrolman shot in the line of duty on Monday in Wilson County is now at home. Trooper Daniel C. Harrell was shot in the face and neck during a traffic stop on Haynes Road in Wilson County, authorities say.

Teen Who Had Replica Gun Shot and Killed by Arizona Police

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

Tempe police have confirmed the suspect shot by a Tempe officer Tuesday was a 14-year-old boy with a replica gun.

Video: Teen Calls 911 Because Dad Took Away iPhone

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

An Ohio teenager called the cops on her dad after he took away her iPhone. "My father took my property, which is an $800 phone that doesn't belong to him,” the teenager told 911.

Troopers From Different States Make Friendly Wager on NFL Game

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

Missouri Trooper Ben Gardner has a head of graying hair that side-sweeps to his left, and he really needs the Kansas City Chiefs to win on Sunday — unless he wants to lose a lock of his hair, that is.

Video of Oregon Traffic Stop Goes Viral

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

A man from Dubai whose hobby appears to be shipping his Lamborghini to North America and taking road trips posted a video of an interaction with an Oregon State Trooper earlier this month that has been viewed nearly 3 million times.

‘Operation Goodfellas’ Takes Down Mob-Linked Drug Gang

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

Officers on Wednesday rounded up a den of suspected Queens drug dealers — including a man with reputed ties to La Cosa Nostra — for slinging fentanyl-laced heroin and cocaine in Queens and Brooklyn.

FBI Foils Plotted Attack on White House

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

Federal authorities Wednesday arrested a Georgia man they said was plotting to attack the White House but instead got entangled with the FBI.

Man Suspected of Shooting North Carolina Trooper Appears in Court

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

On Tuesday, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office released new details surrounding the Monday afternoon traffic stop that led to Harrell’s injuries and 36-year-old John David Jones’ subsequent midnight capture.

NYPD Officer Headed Home After Shift Killed in Crash

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

Off-duty NYPD Officer Brian Kessler, who had just ended his shift, was killed in a head-on crash with a city Parks Department truck early Wednesday morning.

Three Suspects Arrested in Slaying of Rookie Louisiana Police Officer

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

A trio of suspects have been jailed in the murder of Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne.

NICE Opens Nominations for 2019 PSAPs’ Finest Awards

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

Now in its 14th year, the awards recognize emergency communications professionals across seven categories.

Beyond The Weapon

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

A look into less lethal trends, training and technology advancements.

10 New Products From SHOT Show

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

If you’re at the show, stop by and visit these booths for a look at new products for law enforcement professionals.

Weapon Storage Continues To Go High-Tech

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

Today’s gun safes include RFID and biometric technology—the best option for you depends on the volume and types of weapons you want to store and how quickly you want to access them.

Meprolight USA® Introduces the MEPRO MicroRDS

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

Middletown, Penn. (January 2019) – Meprolight USA® introduces the MEPRO MicroRDS red dot micro sight with quick release adaptor and back up night sights. As the newest addition to the MEPRO RDS and RDS PRO series, the MEPRO MicroRDS is a small,...

What Are Your Bullets Telling You?

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

Knowledge of bullet performance from post-impact analysis.

New Mexico Agency Focuses On Engagement Techniques To Boost Recruitment

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

The New Mexico State Police began using word of mouth marketing as part of a strategy to combat hiring challenges.

Old School Is Still Cool

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

For a law enforcement back up or EDC gun, the Smith & Wesson Model 442 is the way to go.

Technology Climbs To New Heights

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

From what I’ve observed in my short time working in the law enforcement industry, there are at least two things affecting law enforcement’s adoption of new technologies. First, many in law enforcement are cautious about new technologies that are...

Armor Express to Highlight Mission-Ready Protective Solutions at SHOT Show 2019

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

CENTRAL LAKE, MI – January 17, 2019 – Armor Express will unveil its newest innovations in ballistic technology, carrier designs, hard armor applications, and accessory tools at the 2019 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), in booths...

Know Your Promotion Requirements, Then Exceed Them

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

A new year gives you a new chance to promote your career and develop a strategy to move forward. Through the course of my more than 35-year career in law enforcement, there’s one important piece of advice I’ve learned that I’d like to pass on to...

Police: Woman Shot, Killed Man While Posing With Rifle for Snapchat

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

A Texas woman who fatally shot a man two days before Christmas was posing with a rifle for Snapchat when she accidentally pulled the trigger, according to an arrest affidavit filed on Monday.

Report: Chicago Officers Were Ordered to Drive Supervisor’s Child to Station, Then Baby-Sit

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

Chicago’s government watchdog recommended a high-ranking Chicago police official face possible firing for directing officers under his supervision for nearly a year to drive his child from school to his police station in a squad car and baby-sit the kid.

Nurse Came to Aid of North Carolina Trooper After He Was Shot in the Face

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

Sherice Richardson, a nurse, said she was on her way to pick up her son from daycare Monday when she found North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Harrell bleeding from the head.

The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System

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

94% of collisions are due to human error. Unlike other drivers navigating the road, officers must continuously shift their driving focus to scan the environment for potential disturbances and use in-vehicle technology and communication devices. Mobileye...

Mobileye

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

94% of collisions are due to human error. The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System helps protect officers while they’re on patrol. The System provides an ever-vigilant digital eye to monitor the risk of forward collisions, lane departures,...

Elios Indoor Reconnaissance Drone

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

Safe & Fast Indoor Operation: Increases safety in critical urban scenarios such as an isolates hooter, hostage situation, or terrorist attacks. Operates reliably underground, inside building, an in all sorts of enclosed spaces.All-in-One Solution for...

Case Study: A Q&A with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

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

Francis Hart is the Fleet Manager for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Here’s his experience with the Mobileye Collision Avoidance System.

Mobileye

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

94% of collisions are due to human error. The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System helps protect officers while they’re on patrol. The System provides an ever-vigilant digital eye to monitor the risk of forward collisions, lane departures,...

Student Group Calls Image of Fallen California Officer ‘Anti-Black’

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

UC Davis' Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission criticized the picture of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona holding a Thin Blue Line flag, calling it “triggering” and “blatantly anti-Black” in a now-deleted Facebook.

Student Group Calls Image of Fallen California Officer ‘Anti-Black’

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

UC Davis' Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission criticized the picture of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona holding a Thin Blue Line flag, calling it “triggering” and “blatantly anti-Black” in a now-deleted Facebook.

California Cop-Killer Was Prohibited From Owning Guns

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

Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, the assailant who gunned down Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night, was legally prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition because of a battery case from last September, court records show.

California Cop-Killer Was Prohibited From Owning Guns

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

Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, the assailant who gunned down Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night, was legally prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition because of a battery case from last September, court records show.

California Sheriff’s K-9 Wounded; Gunman Fatally Shot

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

A Placer County Sheriff's dispatch center began receiving several 911 calls reporting a man brandishing a weapon and firing shots Tuesday night.

California Sheriff’s K-9 Wounded; Gunman Fatally Shot

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

A Placer County Sheriff's dispatch center began receiving several 911 calls reporting a man brandishing a weapon and firing shots Tuesday night.

Police Advocacy Group’s Mission Gets Mobile Upgrade, Help From Retired Cop

Posted on January 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Newswire.com) – The national law enforcement advocacy group Blue H.E.L.P., which supports resources for the often unmentioned mental health status of our police, is taking their mission mobile through the creation of a smart device app. The…

Police Advocacy Group’s Mission Gets Mobile Upgrade, Help From Retired Cop

Posted on January 16, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Newswire.com) – The national law enforcement advocacy group Blue H.E.L.P., which supports resources for the often unmentioned mental health status of our police, is taking their mission mobile through the creation of a smart device app. The…

Chicago Police Department Adding More Than 300 New Officers

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

Chicago is getting new resources to help keep the city safe. More than 300 new officers are graduating from the academy on Tuesday, and the department is adding dozens of new high-definition cameras in some of the city’s busiest areas.

Man Pulled From Water by Officers After Trying to Swim Across Icy Chicago River

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

It might be in the 20s outside, but that didn't stop one man from trying to swim across the Chicago River. Luckily for him, a security guard spotted him in trouble, and police officers helped pull him to safety.

‘Gangster Rap’ Videos Lead Police to Some of Metro Atlanta’s Most Wanted

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

Social media and “gangster rap” videos led investigators to some of metro Atlanta's most wanted people.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Reinstates Fired Deputy

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

The move has heightened concerns from some inside and outside the department that Sheriff Alex Villanueva may weaken some of the reforms imposed following a major corruption scandal that brought down former Sheriff Lee Baca and many of his top assistants.

Funeral Set for Illinois Trooper Killed in Crash

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

A funeral for Illinois State Police Trooper Christopher Lambert, who was struck by a car and killed along Interstate 294 over the weekend, has been set for Friday at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington.

Texas Police Fire 5 Officers Months After Man Dies in Custody

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

Five Fort Worth officers were fired and two others were suspended without pay Tuesday after an investigation into the death of a man in police custody last summer.

North Carolina Police Dispatcher Suffers Stroke While Taking Calls

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

High Point police dispatcher Matt Brown had just started taking calls in the call center on Jan. 5 when he started to feel odd.

Student Detained at California College After Shooting Threat

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

Authorities detained a 30-year-old Citrus College student suspected of threatening to “shoot up” the school on Tuesday, leading to a more than six-hour lockdown of the Glendora campus.

Felons Claim to be Federal Agents, Attack Miami Police Detective

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

A pair of felons told Cafe Versailles managers they were federal agents before they attacked a Miami police detective.

Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Back on the Job After Being Struck by Drunk Driver in 2017

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

After over a year of recovery, Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputy Rod Reeves is back on the job after a drunk driver hit his parked patrol car, breaking his hip and ribs on November 2017.

Thermo Scientific TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer

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

Field-based narcotics, precursor and cutting agent testing

Baron Threat Net for Public Safety

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

The Baron Threat Net suite of products is an active weather monitoring and forecasting tool for public safety, featuring operations center, mobile and web-based accessibility. Baron Threat Net allows users to monitor weather and safety for situational...

‘Code Blue’ Boot Collection

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

The Code Blue collection, launching at retailers and online in summer 2019, features an advanced design and stretch-woven materials made for comfort, structure and support. Lighter and more flexible than traditional duty boots, Code Blue offers the...

Texas Police K-9 Wounded During Pursuit

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

A suspect and North Richland Hills Police K-9 Koba were injured Monday night in a shooting.

One Year After He Was Shot, South Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Returns to Work

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

York County Sheriff's Sgt. Randy Clinton, who was wounded in a January 2018 attack by a suspect that left another officer dead, returned to work Monday.

New Narcotics Disposal Solution for Law Enforcement

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

Sirchie, Inc. announces the release of NARKsafe™ NDA (Narcotic Disposal Agent), a drug disposal solution that enables the on-site disposal of drug evidence by law enforcement...

US Government Customers can Now Utilize Outlook Mobile

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

Outlook Mobile Now Meets needs of customers with the highest Federal security and compliance requirements

New Company ‘Aria Insights’ Turns Drone Collected Data Into Actionable Intelligence

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

From the team at CyPhy Works, Aria Insights is launching to better analyze the massive amount of data drones collect to provide greater safety insights and higher quality intelligence to the public safety, oil & gas, and other commercial sectors.

New Company ‘Aria Insights’ Turns Drone Collected Data Into Actionable Intelligence

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

From the team at CyPhy Works, Aria Insights is launching to better analyze the massive amount of data drones collect to provide greater safety insights and higher quality intelligence to the public safety, oil & gas, and other commercial sectors.

Three Texas Sheriff’s Deputies Shot While Serving Warrant

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

Three Ector County Sheriff's deputies involved in a shooting in north Odessa Monday night were all listed in fair condition and later released from the hospital, but authorities were still looking for a third possible suspect who may be still at large.

Slain Utah Police Officer Laid To Rest

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

Thousands of people gathered Saturday to honor the life and service of Provo Police Officer Joseph Shinners, who was killed in the line of duty in early January.

K-9 Sniffs Out Electronic Devices to Solve Child Porn Cases

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

A rescue dog named Bear has become a critical part of solving some of the most notorious child pornography cases.

Massachusetts Police Officer Rescues Baby Owl

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

A Lincoln police officer rescued an injured baby owl.

Ohio Girl Calls Police on Father After He Takes Away Cell Phone

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

According to police, when the officers arrived, a 16-year-old girl at the home accused her father of stealing her cell phone.

Stormy Daniels Sues Columbus Police Officers

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

Adult film star Stormy Daniels filed suit against Columbus vice officers who arrested her at a strip club at the capitol city in July, claiming the officers violated her constitutional rights when bringing trumped-up charges that were later dropped.

Retired Massachusetts Officer, Wife Killed in Crash With Wrong-Way Driver

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

Former Townsend Police Sgt. John Johnson and his wife Heidi were killed Thursday evening in Epping, New Hampshire after a wrong-way driver collided with their car on Route 101.

Former Chicago Police Officer Faces Sentencing

Posted on January 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

A Cook County judge will decide former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s fate later this week.

Maryland Trooper Helps Deliver Baby on Side of Highway

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

A Maryland State Police Trooper Esai Cunningham was at the right place at the right time as he helped deliver a baby late Sunday evening on the side of a busy highway road in Prince George's County.

Nebraska Police Officer’s Leg Broken During Struggle

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

A Lincoln police officer was assaulted and suffered a broken leg Thursday while transporting a man to the Crisis Center.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Shot in the Face; Gunman Sought

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

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Harrell was shot in the face Monday night, but officials said that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

North Carolina Trooper Shot

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

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper D.C. Harrell remained hospitalized with serious injuries Tuesday after being shot during a traffic stop Monday afternoon in Wilson County

Video: Illinois Police Officers, Firefighters Rescue Boy Who Fell Through Frozen Pond

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An 11-year-old boy who fell through the ice on a Naperville retention pond was rescued Sunday afternoon by the Naperville fire and police departments, authorities said.

Meopta USA Introduces New Dichroic Reticle Technology with Battery-Free Illumination

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Meopta USA is now offering groundbreaking new dichroic reticle technology in its MeoStar 3-12x56 riflescopes.

Second Chance Offers Addicts Opportunity to Seek Treatment

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Instead of handcuffs and a holding cell, drug addicts who walk into the Scranton Police Department and turn over their contraband soon might find a helping hand.

Urban Sheriffs Flee ICE Program as Small Counties Join Trump’s Deportation Push

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Activists in North Carolina’s two largest cities, Charlotte and Raleigh, knocked on an estimated 12,000 doors last year to talk to voters about immigration and upcoming sheriff elections.

Gunman Wounded, Ending Hostage Standoff at UPS Facility in New Jersey

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A standoff between police and a gunman who took his ex-girlfriend and another woman hostage at a UPS facility in Gloucester County ended after about 3 1/2 hours Monday, when the suspect was shot and wounded.

After Battling Crime and Corruption in New Orleans, Michael Harrison Aims to Take the Fight to Baltimore

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Michael Harrison says his experience will help him ensure “fair, thorough and just investigations” into alleged misconduct, so that “justice is served and the citizens feel we have the capacity to honestly and objectively investigate ourselves.”

Minnesota Shootout Ends With Suspect and K-9 Dead; Officer Wounded

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A domestic situation Sunday ended in a shooting that left a man and Duluth Police K-9 Haas dead and Officer Aaron Haller wounded.

Minnesota Shootout Ends With Suspect and K-9 Dead; Officer Wounded

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A domestic situation Sunday ended in a shooting that left a man and Duluth Police K-9 Haas dead and Officer Aaron Haller wounded.

New HD Si200 Body-Camera One More Step to an Integrated Ecosystem for Digital Evidence Management

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

New body-worn camera latest addition to end-to-end evidence solution

Maxxess to showcase latest advances in visitor management, hospitality and corporate risk control at Intersec 2019

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Innovative solutions on show at Intersec, Dubai (20-21 January 2019) stand SA-H12

Vector Solutions Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of Oregon-based CrewSense

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, expands its capabilities with the acquisition of CrewSense.

Highway Police Finds Productivity Gains Uploading Video via FirstNet

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

WatchGuard Announces LTE Connectivity for 4RE In-Car Video System

Meet Law Enforcement Training Objectives with Virtual and Live-Fire Solutions

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

From the classroom to the range, bridge your agency’s training gaps with new offerings from Meggitt Training Systems.

The Top Products of LEPN 2018

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Based on inquiries from readers like you, these were the most popular products Law Enforcement Product News published in 2018.

Officer.com’s 10 Most Wanted Products (from last year)

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The most viewed products on Officer.com from 2018. Brought to you by Law Enforcement Product News.

Hundreds Attend Vigil to Honor Slain California Police Officer

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Central Park in downtown Davis was blanketed in the flickering lights of candles Saturday night as hundreds filled the park for a memorial honoring fallen Davis police Officer Natalie Corona.

Florida Trooper Recalls Saving Man From Jumping Off Bridge

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Florida Highway Patrol said they got a call about a "suspicious person" standing on the wall of the bridge in the northbound lanes of the roadway at about 1 p.m. Sunday, affecting traffic. 

Boy With Terminal Disease Becomes Police Chief for a Day

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Meet Reno Police Department's newest chief. From the streets to the cells, 9-year-old Ben Anderson took his role seriously.

Woman Busts Into Pennsylvania Police Station to See Officer She Was Obsessed With

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Pennsylvania woman who became fixated with a law enforcement officer who arrested her last year is in jail again after bashing her way into a police station.

California Sheriff’s K-9 Dies Suddenly

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

K-9 Deputy Arco died suddenly on Saturday night, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced on Facebook.

Florida K-9 Saved by ‘Narcan’ After Ecstasy Exposure

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Brevard County Sheriff's K-9 Jake suffered a severe reaction while sniffing for possible drugs in passenger luggage Wednesday at Port Canaveral.

Rookie California Police Officer Was Ambushed by Bystander

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The shooting death of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night began with a routine collision that spiraled out of control when a bystander suddenly opened fire on Corona at close range.

Slain Alabama Police Officer ‘Wanted to Make a Difference’

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Birmingham Police Sgt. Wytasha Carter was killed early Sunday morning died doing his life's work – trying to make the world around him a better place . A safer place.

Body Camera Video Shows Officer Accidentally Shoot Fellow Cop

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A police department in Indiana released dramatic body camera footage of an officer mistakenly shooting his partner in the back while searching an apartment for a fugitive.

Body Camera Video Shows Officer Accidentally Shoot Fellow Cop

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A police department in Indiana released dramatic body camera footage of an officer mistakenly shooting his partner in the back while searching an apartment for a fugitive.

NYPD Commissioner Strongly Defends Actions of Officers in Use of Force Incident

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

"There is a lot more to the story," NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill said of a cellphone video of two officers tussling with two men outside a Washington Heights subway station.

NYPD Commissioner Strongly Defends Actions of Officers in Use of Force Incident

Posted on January 14, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

"There is a lot more to the story," NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill said of a cellphone video of two officers tussling with two men outside a Washington Heights subway station.

Alabama Police Officer Fatally Shot; Second Officer Critically Wounded

Posted on January 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Birmingham Police Sgt. Wytasha Carter was killed and another officer was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday outside a downtown nightclub.

Illinois State Trooper Killed in Wreck

Posted on January 13, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert was killed Saturday afternoon while on duty responding to a crash on I-294 in the Northbrook area.

ZistosHD Wireless Tactical System

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

The ZistosHD Tactical System is a state-of-the-art encrypted wireless system that supports true 1080P HD, low latency video and can be viewed on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. This system design utilizes interchangeable modules, which can be switched in...

ZistosHD Wireless Tactical System

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

The ZistosHD Tactical System is a state-of-the-art encrypted wireless system that supports true 1080P HD, low latency video and can be viewed on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. This system design utilizes interchangeable modules, which can be switched in...

SentralSquare Acquires Lucity: Adds Leading Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software to Industry’s Broadest, Smartest and Most Unified Public Administration Cloud Software Suite

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

Lucity’s GIS-powered Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software cuts work order time by 78% and saves up to $30 million in hundreds of North American communities.

CentralSquare Acquires Lucity: Adds Leading Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software to Industry’s Broadest, Smartest and Most Unified Public Administration Cloud Software Suite

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

Lucity’s GIS-powered Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software cuts work order time by 78% and saves up to $30 million in hundreds of North American communities.

Off-Duty Firefighters Come to Aid of Massachusetts Trooper

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

Two off-duty Oak Bluffs firefighters came to the aid of a state police trooper after a traffic stop last week led to a fight, according to a state police report.

Safety Webbing and Tape for Fall Protection and PPE

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

For applications requiring high temperature fully engineered safety solutions

FirstNet Brings Tech Focus to Community Resiliency; Encourages Innovation for First Responders at CES 2019

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

January 11, 2019 (Reston, VA) – The FirstNet network is enabling more resilient communities nationwide. With more than 5,250 public safety agencies using 425,000+ connections on FirstNet today, the network is helping first responders and communities...

Wisconsin Deputies Track Down Man Who Abducted Girl After Killing Her Parents

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

Jake T. Patterson was identified Friday and jailed as the suspect who killed the parents of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and abducted the teen from the family’s home near Barron nearly three months ago.

Extreme Every Day Carry: What’s Yours?

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

The G-SHOCK Mudmaster GG1000 offers all the characteristics you've come to expect from G-SHOCK and is part of a line that has been around for decades as highly regarded by people who work in unexpected conditions. Make this one of your EDC essentials!

Video Shows Florida Officers and Deputies Rescue Man Trapped in Burning Vehicle

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

Edgewater Police Officer Kevin Nugen and Volusia County Sheriff's Deputy Tim Maxwell worked to pull the injured man out of the vehicle while a half-dozen other police officers and deputies extinguished the flames and handled the scene.

Why Does Law Enforcement Need Suppressors?

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

Our review of the heavy-duty T2 .223 / 5.56 from Torrent Suppressors.

Trampas Swanson

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

As a former Deputy Sheriff, Trampas served for 11 years with a small but busy Sheriff’s Office in eastern North Carolina. He worked right in the nation’s major drug corridor surrounding Interstate 95 directly halfway between New York City and Miami....

Baltimore’s New Top Pick for Police Commissioner Ready to Get to Work

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

He still needs to get confirmed by Baltimore’s City Council, but former New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison has already hit the ground running as the city's police commissioner.

Colorado Police Rescue Homeless Man From Rafters of Arena

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

Police responded to the University of North Colorado Thursday morning after receiving a report that a transient was in rafters of the gym.

Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuation at LAPD HQ

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

A suspicious package found in the mail room of the Los Angeles Police Department's downtown headquarters prompted evacuations Thursday night.

Man Charging With Hiding in Oregon Courthouse Basement, Attacking Deputy

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

A 30-year-old man is accused of punching and clawing at the face of a deputy in the locked basement of the Multnomah County Courthouse earlier this week.

Man Hides in Courthouse Basement, Attacks Oregon Deputy

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

A 30-year-old man is accused of punching and clawing at the face of a deputy in the locked basement of the Multnomah County Courthouse earlier this week.

In 9 Days, 3 Police Pursuits End Badly in Philadelphia

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

In a tragic coincidence, two crashes that have left three people dead and at least nine others injured in Philadelphia since the start of the year were preceded by car chases that began in Delaware and made their way up I-95.

Maryland Governor Details Plan to Fight Crime in Baltimore

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

Calling the level of violence in Baltimore “completely unacceptable,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan described Tuesday a crackdown that’s bringing in 200 law enforcement officers in a “strike force” to fight crime.

Body Camera Video Shows Fatal Minneapolis Police Shooting

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

Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot a suicidal north Minneapolis man carrying a large kitchen knife during a mental health call in November will not face criminal charges.

FBI Union Warns Shutdown Could Lead Agents to Leave

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

The FBI Agents Association warned Thursday that the ongoing government shutdown is affecting the bureau’s operations and could result in agents taking their talents elsewhere.

Program to Aid Responders With PTSD Following Pulse Massacre

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

Orange County commissioners agreed this week to fund a mental-health training program intended to help first responders and others struggling to shake free of the horrors they saw at the Pulse nightclub massacre.

Rookie California Police Officer Fatally Shot

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

Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed Thursday while responding to a crash.

The TERMINATOR Riot Helmet

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

EDI-USA’s TERMINATOR anti-riot helmet is manufactured with lightweight compacted ABS with a durable and strong layer of hard polycarbonate. The helmet shell has a thickness of aprox 5.0 mm manufactured with a mix of durable polycarboante and...

New Michigan Law Lets Restaurant Keep Flags Honoring Police, Military

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

The new law contradicts Grand Rapids’ signage ordinance, which limits the number and size of flags being flown by a business.

Bill Filed to Repeal Gun Control Measures Adopted After Parkland Massacre

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

Less than a year after the deadliest school shooting in Florida history, a state lawmaker has filed a bill that would repeal gun control regulations passed after the tragedy.

Appeals Court Upholds Law Barring Illegal Immigrants From Owning Guns

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

A law barring immigrants who are in the country without authorization from owning guns does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday.

Rookie Louisiana Police Officer Fatally Shot

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

Rookie Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne was about to go on duty when she was shot multiple times shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Midway Avenue in the Caddo Heights neighborhood

Two Men Charged in Shooting of N.C. Officer

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

Raleigh Police Officer C.D. Ainsworth was hit multiple times and is recovering from surgery.

Video: Florida Trooper Rescues Driver Who Slammed Into His SUV

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

When a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled onto the hard shoulder to help a motorist, another car came careening out of nowhere.

Video Shows Illinois Police Officer Beg for Her Life After Fugitive Pulls Out Gun

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

An Illinois police officer’s body camera shows the moment when a suspect pulled a gun on her.

Florida School Resource Officer Raps to Connect With Students

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

Hillsborough County School Resource Officer Lawrence White travels to schools to perform his own rap songs about tolerance and kindness.

Florida Deputy Who Sent Fake Bomb Now Faces Criminal Charge

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

ames Piper’s 35-year career as a deputy ended Tuesday when the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said he sent a toy bomb to a colleague that resulted in a sheriff’s building being evacuated and the bomb squad being called in.

Gunman Who Targeted NYPD Officers Gets 20 Years to Life

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

A gunman was sentenced to 20 years to life Wednesday for targeting NYPD officers — one of whom survived because of his bulletproof vest — during a wild Brooklyn police pursuit.

New Orleans Mayor to Look Within Ranks for Next Top Cop

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

After the surprise departure of New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison for the top job in Baltimore, the city won't be waiting long for its next top cop.

Inmates Come to Aid of Stricken North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy

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

The Bladen County inmates were picking up trash in order to reduce their jail time when their supervisor collapsed after suffering a stroke.

Manhunt Continues for Murder Suspect After Philadelphia Officers Injured in Crash

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

The manhunt for a “person of interest” in several Delaware murders wreaked havoc in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, as three officers chasing the man by car were hurt during a crash on Interstate 95.

Florida Trooper Struck by Distracted Driver Returns to Work

Posted on January 10, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Carlos Rosario made a grand entrance Wednesday for his first day back at work.

North Carolina Officer Critically Wounded

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

A Raleigh police officer underwent surgery Wednesday night after being shot several times.

Wounded Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Gets Special Gift

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

Wounded Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Austin Ellis received a special gift while he prepares to get back to work.

Three Philadelphia Police Officers Injured in Crash While Pursuing Murder Suspect

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

Police have launched a manhunt in South Philadelphia for a murder suspect who led police on a chase along Interstate 95, triggering a crash that left three officers injured, and then fled on foot after crashing into a SEPTA bus.

Celebrating National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

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

Across the country, citizens are taking the lead on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Firearms Training Center Renamed After Fallen Washington Deputy

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

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday unveiled a memorial that now stands at the renamed “Deputy Daniel McCartney Firearms Training Center” in Roy.

Ford Touts New Cruiser as Fastest Among Police SUVs

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

Ford's new Police Interceptor Utility has the highest top speed and fastest acceleration from 0-100 mph among competitive police utility vehicles tested by law enforcement agencies.

AT&T Adds More Than 50,000 Square Miles of LTE Coverage to FirstNet

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

Band 14 Spectrum Deployed in More Than 500 Rural and Urban Markets Across the Country; FirstNet Connections Exceed 425,000+

Trailblazer Firearms

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

Trailblazer® Firearms, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, was founded in 2014 to design, develop, manufacture and market innovative American-made firearms. The LifeCard is available through Ellett Brothers, Jerry’s Sport Center, Hicks Inc.,...

No Joke: Toy Bomb in Mail Costs Florida Sheriff’s Deputy His Job

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

A Pinellas County deputy’s 35-year career ended when officials say he sent a toy bomb through inner-office mail to a colleague that resulted in the evacuation of the administration building.

LMR v. LTE: Not an Either-Or Proposition

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

Upgrading your radio system involves many factors and law enforcement needs a solution to work with networks they already have, while ensuring they’re positions for future needs.

Newly Released Train Video Shows Moments Before Chicago Officers Fatally Struck

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

Metra has released video from an outgoing train showing the final moments before two Chicago police officers were hit and killed by a train while chasing after a suspect.

Making a Bucket List vs. Resolutions

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

Most New Year's resolutions don't last ten days much less through the year. This year try making a bucket list of goals and experiences rather than resolutions for changed behaviors.

Suspect Leads Virginia Deputy on High-Speed Pursuit Reaching 132 MPH

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

A Culpeper County Sheriff's deputy really had to put the pedal to the metal to keep up with a suspect who was speeding well over 100 miles an hour.

Former Police Officer Opens Boxing Gym to Keep Kids Out of Gangs

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

A 128-year-old church in Kansas is now a boxing gym thanks to a former cop who hopes it will keep kids out of gangs.

Arkansas Deputy Fired After Shooting Chihuahua

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

A chihuahua was in stable condition awaiting surgery at a Little Rock emergency veterinarian clinic after a recently-fired Faulkner County Sheriff's Office deputy shot her in the face Friday evening

Alabama Sheriff’s Deputy Knocked Unconscious by Suspect

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

A Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy was taken to hospital by helicopter Tuesday afternoon after an altercation with a suspect left him unconscious.

Trump Takes Wall Fight to American Public With Prime-Time TV Address

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

President Donald Trump took his disputed claim of a national security crisis at the nation’s southern border directly to the American people on Tuesday night.

Florida Sheriff Tells Staff He’s Been Suspended Over Parkland Response

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

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told his top commanders on Tuesday that he has been suspended and that he will be removed from office by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Injured Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Set to Return to Work

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

Florida Trooper Carlos Rosario, who was critically injured when a driver lost control and slammed into him on the side of a highway nearly two years ago, has made a full recovery and is expected to return to work Wednesday.

Arizona Police Officer Struck and Killed

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

Salt River Police Officer Clayton Townsend had stopped a vehicle and was standing on the shoulder of the Loop 101 Tuesday evening when he was hit by a passing vehicle.

Otis Announces New Products For 2019

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

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis is excited to announce its new products for 2019. These products will debut at the 2019 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show on January 23-26, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Leading the lineup is Otis Mission Critical MC-10 Full...

Meggitt Training Systems to highlight full range of live-fire and virtual solutions at 2019 SHOT Show

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

Suwanee, GA – Meggitt Training Systems (booth #12267) will display its full range of live-fire and virtual training products at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 22-25, 2019. Driven by a...

Trailblazer® Firearms Introduces the LifeCard .22 WMR Pocket Pistol

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

The newest model in the diminutive folding, single-shot pistol line will be unveiled at SHOT Show 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 22 -25, 2019.

Indiana Police Officer Shot in the Back by Colleague

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

A Lafayette police officer was shot in the back by a colleague after a dog charged at the officers during an investigation Tuesday morning.

Rocky Boots Launches Its Code Blue Collection Pre-SHOT Show 2019

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

SHOT Show attendees can check 'em out first-hand in Booth #11340

Charity Helps Pay Off Home of Fallen California Police Officer

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

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation raised $300,000 to pay off the mortgage on the family of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh's home, and an additional $50,000 for Singh’s 5-month-old son’s education.

New Orleans Police Superintendent Selected as Baltimore’s Next Top Cop

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

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced that she has chosen New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison to lead the city’s police department, a day after her previous pick for commissioner withdrew from consideration.

Ohio Police Officer Struck at Scene of Crash Dies

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

Colerain Township Police Officer Dale Woods, who was struck by a pickup truck while on the scene of a previous crash Friday, died Monday at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Trends, Innovations, High-Quality Products

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

IWA OutdoorClassics 2019, the world-leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, and equipment takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, from March 8-11.

President Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border

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

President Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday night and travel on Thursday to the U.S.-Mexico border to press his case for a wall there.

Off-Duty Wisconsin Trooper Credited With Saving Family From Burning Home

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

An off-duty Wisconsin State Patrol trooper noticed smoke in the area while driving in Mount Pleasant shortly after 11 p.m. Friday and followed it to a burning home and alerted the family.

New Year Goals That Fit a 911 Dispatcher Lifestyle

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

When we focus making goals that we’ve reflected on and made measurable with rewards, we have a higher chance of success and the opportunity to look back in 12 months from a healthier, happier place.

Video Shows Texas Police Officer, Civilians Help Man Escape Burning SUV

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

Dramatic police footage shows police officers and a group of Good Samaritans desperately trying to free a man trapped in a burning SUV on a Texas highway.

Incoming Colorado Sheriff Tackling Embattled Office: ‘Going to Take Time’

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

There’s going to be a new Lake County sheriff in town come Tuesday. Amy Reyes is the second woman to be elected as a sheriff in state history.

Police Officer Gains New Sidekick After Rescuing Kitten

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

A police officer has a new sidekick after he rescued a kitten from the middle of a highway.

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of Former Chicago Police Officer

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

A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid for a new trial by former officer Marco Proano, saying the “brazenness alone of Proano’s actions” in firing 16 shots into a car filled with teens was enough for the jury to find he’d used excessive force.

Maryland Police Cruiser Strikes, Kills Suspect Fleeing From Stolen Car

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

A Baltimore County police cruiser struck and killed someone who jumped out of a stolen car near Pimlico Sunday evening.

Retired NYPD Officer Shot in 1991 Worried Gunman Will be Paroled

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

Retired NYPD Officer Paul Freitas fears there's a very real chance that George Hill will be released when the shooter appears before the state Parole Board this year for a fourth time.

Thousands Mourn Fallen California Police Officer

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

Law enforcement officers from across the country turned out Saturday to pay tribute to Newman police Cpl. Ronil Singh, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop last month by a man authorities says was in the country illegally.

Video Shows Suspect Pull Guns on Illinois Officer Before Being Fatally Shot

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

A Lakemoor police officer "acted reasonably and appropriately" in fatally shooting Crawford County homicide suspect Kenneth Martell in July when Martell had guns in each hand and pointed at an officer.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Nominee Withdraws Name From Consideration

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

Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s choice to become Baltimore’s next police commissioner, withdrew from consideration for the job after his 13-year-old son suffered a medical emergency.

Data and Image Analytics Company, VaaS International Holdings, Acquired by Motorola Solutions

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Acquisition complements Motorola Solutions’ command center software suite

Ford Says Departments Will Save Millions With New Police Interceptor Utility

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Ford is touting its new 2020 Police Interceptor Utility as not only being "powerful yet efficient," but that each could save police departments as much as $5,700 in fuel costs each year.

Ford Names All-New 2020 Police Interceptor as ‘The Future of Pursuit-Rated Vehicles’

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

When the all-new Police Interceptor Utility takes to the streets in 2019, that lineup will include Police Responder Hybrid Sedan, F-150 Police Responder, Expedition SSV, F-150 SSV, Transit PTV and SSV Plug-In Hybrid Sedan.

Officer.com Survey: Less Lethal Munitions

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

We need your input. Help us gather information about less lethal munitions by taking a brief survey.

The Best Law Enforcement Sunglasses

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What type of sunglasses work the best for law enforcement officers?

Sign of the Times – HELP WANTED

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Too much oversight and the Ferguson effect impact recruiting. Police departments are struggling to find new hires.

Beloved Husky is fired from police job when his human is caught in small-town feud

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

In late November, a beloved member of the El Portal police department was removed from duty without official explanation, causing an uproar among the village’s 2,400 residents who knew the police rookie only as “Arctic.”

Georgia Struggles to Enforce Immigration Law

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Over the past few years, statehouses around the country have tried to rein in cities deemed too friendly to undocumented immigrants. But Georgia is the only state that's created an independent board with one specific mission: Punishing cities that...

Tasmanian Tiger® Unveils Modular Pistol Bag for Multiple Firearms

Posted on January 7, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Miramar, Fla. (January 2019) – Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the U.S. market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., will be introducing their version of a feature rich pistol bag for professionals on the job or...

Officer Joseph Shinners Succumbed to Wounds

Posted on January 6, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Officer Joseph Shinners of the Provo Police Department succumbed to wounds received in the line of duty on January 5th, 2019; the first LoDD of the year.

3 shot dead, 4 injured at Southern California bowling alley

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

Torrance police were still searching for the shooter or shooters. The bowling alley, with its distinctive blue sloping roof, has been a popular nightspot in the quiet suburb for decades.

Trump’s use of border agents for wall pitch raises legal, ethical questions

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

Experts said the president’s use of the officers in what amounted to a border barrier infomercial on afternoon cable television likely did not run astray of a 1939 law that bars most federal employees from conducting political activities while in their...

The Slimline G43X and G48 – Perfect for Everyday Carry

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

The GLOCK 43X and the GLOCK 48 feature the design of the Slimline series with a silver slide and are a perfect fit for everyday carry. Chambered in 9X19, both pistols feature a compact Slimline frame with silver nPVD finish and a 10-round magazine...

Texas Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl

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

Harris County police are looking for a thin white man in his 30s or 40s who they police shot and killed 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in Texas Sunday.

Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Twice Returns to Duty

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

Weld County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Stupka returned to full duty this week after recovering from injuries sustained in a shooting last spring.

NoSweat Hat and Helmet Liners Keep the Sweat Out of Your Eyes

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

NoSweat has created the first disposable performance liners for hats, helmets, hard hats and visors that absorb sweat instantly while preventing odors, stains and even acne.  NoSweat thin liners simply peel and stick to the inside of headwear and...

Money-saving Flashlight Packages

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

ASP has added a series of flashlights packaged in configurations that offer a new pricing tier for retailers and end users. Customers now have the option to buy several of the company’s most popular high-performance, Dual Fuel tactical lights in two...

Woman Reunites With Deputies, Thanks Them for Rescuing Her From SUV in Water-Filled Ditch

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

When 20-year-old Amanda Antonio's car flipped into a watery ditch off Interstate 4, deputies say it was so bogged down in the mud, she was nearly impossible to spot.

Suspect Tries to Run Over Illinois Police Officer

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

One person was in custody Thursday morning, after trying to run over an Elmwood Park police officer, and leading them on a chase that ended in Chicago.

San Jose Police Officer Injured In Overnight Collision

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

A San Jose police officer was hospitalized with apparently non-life threatening injuries after the officer's cruiser and another vehicle collided early Wednesday morning.

Teen Arrested After Stealing and Crashing Michigan Police Cruiser

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

A young woman was arraigned Wednesday afternoon after stealing a cruiser and taking it for a joyride on New Year's Day.

Video Shows Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper’s Close Call

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

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Colby Overstreet was nearly hit by an oncoming motorist while on the scene of a crash Wednesday night.

Judge Again Postpones Ruling on Fate of Officers in Alleged Cover-Up

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

A Cook County judge has again delayed her decision on the fate of three current or former Chicago cops on trial on charges they filed false reports to exaggerate the threat posed by Laquan McDonald on the night he was fatally shot.

Florida Deputy Disciplined for Parkland Response

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

Josh Stambaugh, one of eight Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies who heard gunshots but did not immediately try to confront the gunman at the Parkland school shooting, was put on restricted duty Thursday.

St. Louis County Police Chief Proposes Merger With St. Louis City Police

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

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar has a plan to take over policing in St. Louis, but leave the 52 municipal police departments in the county intact.

Seattle Police Release Video of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

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

Seattle police Thursday released graphic video of an officer’s fatal shooting of a 36-year-old man during a New Year’s Eve confrontation in North Seattle, including slowed-down footage showing the man grasping what police say was a stolen handgun.

Philadelphia Motorcycle Officer Critically Injured in Crash

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

Philadelphia Motorcycle Officer Andy Chan was critically injured late Thursday afternoon after he was tossed from his bike when he was struck by a 79-year-old driver in the Holmesburg section of the city.

Two New GLOCKS: Slimline Models G43X and G48

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

Designed for comfort. Unique features. Maximum value.

NoSweat

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

NoSweat is a lifestyle brand and manufacturer of products that are 100% USA made and built to increase performance, safety and hygiene for anyone who sweats and wears some type of hat, helmet, visor or hard-hat. NoSweat's goal is to provide innovative...

Dramatic Dashboard Camera Video Shows Rescue of Baby During Arkansas Standoff

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

Newly released dashboard camera video shows the tense moments between Little Rock police officers and an armed man during a standoff last month.

Video: Santa Visits Wounded Colorado Springs Police Officer

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

Cards, gifts and well-wishes sent to wounded Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem Duzel over the holiday were delivered by Santa on Wednesday.

UK Police Study Reveals the Top 3 Digital Evidence Management Challenges

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

Collecting, converting and sharing digital evidence are major challenges for police investigators

A Race Against the Clock: Trapped Woman’s 911 Led Florida Deputies to Her

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

Trapped in an upside down car sinking into the mud, the cold water rising up to her chin, her location shrouded in fog, Amanda Nicole Antonio called 911 for help.

Transport Kit – Waist Chain and Rigid Ultra Cuff Combo

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

ASP's Transport Kit is the first in what will be a full line of corrections/transport restraint products. This waist chain kit integrates with ASP’s Rigid Ultra Cuffs (sold separately), and can be applied, adjusted and removed while the subject remains...

Top VPN Canada

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

The only trusted source for Canada VPNs reviews - Top 10 Rated Canadian VPN. Guides for beginnersExclusive offersVPN comparison & much more

Former NYPD Official Cleared in Corruption Trial

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

A Manhattan federal court jury on Wednesday delivered a split verdict in a closely watched NYPD corruption case, acquitting former Deputy Inspector James Grant on bribe-taking charges.

Florida Police Find Three People Dead Inside Florida Mobile Home

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

Neighbors knew for a week that something was wrong at the home in Meadows Mobile Home Park, but it wasn’t until police showed up on New Year’s Day that they learned there were three people dead inside.

South Carolina Deputy Collapses After Struggle With Suspect

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

A Lancaster County deputy was hospitalized Wednesday after he collapsed during a struggle with a suspect.

Oklahoma 911 Center, Police Department Receive Threats

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

Muskogee's 911 center has received multiple threats of violence following a Friday incident involving the Muskogee Police Department.

Trial Postponed for Suspected Illinois Cop-Killer

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

A judge has postponed the trial of an Illinois man accused of killing a Hammond police officer in a 1980 attempted robbery.

When Cops Become Addicts: How Police Officers Are Falling Prey to Pills and Heroin

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

The opioid crisis has struck police departments across the country, and prosecutors have dropped criminal cases that hinged on drug evidence.

Retired Chicago Police Officer Speaks Out About Department’s High Suicide Rate

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

As the Chicago Police Department mourns another officer who took his life, a retired officer with more than 20 years on the force is speaking candidly about mental health and the high suicide rate within the department.

LAPD Body Camera Shows Freeway Pursuit Turn Into Shooting

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

The chase on the 101 Freeway turned into an officer-involved shooting when the suspect pointed a gun at the police.

911 Audio, Body Camera Footage Released After Gunman Shoots Grandmother, 4 Others

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

Officers had opened fire on the suspect, 32-year-old Derek Wilson, after his wounded grandmother called 911.

Drunk Driver Arrested on New Year’s Day After Rear-Ending Oregon Cruiser; Injuring Officer

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

A drunk driver was arrested early on New Year’s Day after rear-ending a police car and injuring an officer, troopers say.

14-Year-Old Driver Charged With Murder in Fatal New Year’s Day Wreck

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

A 14-year-old boy behind the wheel of an SUV being chased by a car that had been vandalized with eggs has been charged with murder after a fatal crash in north Harris County.

Video: Man Tries to Steal Bicycle From Oregon Police Station

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

The video shows a Gladstone police officer, identified as Sgt. Okerman, promptly steps out the front door and confronts the man, then pulls his taser to hold him while waiting for backup.

Suspects Sought After Man Stabbed Inside Boston Courthouse

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

Police are searching for suspects in a stabbing they say occurred Wednesday morning on the second floor of Suffolk Superior Court.

Off-Duty Georgia Police Officer Working Security Fatally Shoots Gunman

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

The officer, who is a member of the Pine Lake police force, was working security at Big John’s Package Store when a man entered with a gun late New Year's Eve and told everyone to get on the ground.

Mexican National in Country Illegally Charged With Murder of California Officer

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

Gustavo Perez Arriaga, a Mexican national living in the country illegally, was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh.

Stoneman Douglas Commission Calls for Arming Teachers, More School Security

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

The 458-page report by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission addresses the cascade of errors revealed in the wake of the shooting, including lax school security policies and unaggressive Broward County sheriff's deputies.

New York City Sees Drop in Violent Crime in 2018

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

New York City in 2018 continued to hit new lows in violence, beating the record for the fewest shootings and dropping a whisker below 2017’s low mark for homicides.

Border Agents Fire Tear Gas at Migrants Throwing Rocks, Trying to Cross Border

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

A group of about 150 migrants attempted to breach a San Diego border fence on New Year’s Eve, and some began throwing rocks at responding U.S. border agents who deployed pepper spray and tear gas on the crowd.

Stoneman Douglas Commission Considers Final Report

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

The state commission investigating the Parkland school shooting met Wednesday to approve a tough final report that puts the responsibility for reform on school districts, law enforcement agencies, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and state legislative leaders.

Minneapolis Police Weighing New Fitness Standards

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

The Minneapolis Police Department is considering switching up its physical conditioning test — trading situps and pushups for 2,000 meters on a rowing machine, which officials say offers a more accurate picture of an officer’s fitness for street work.

Security Guards Fatally Shoot Armed Gunman Inside Lobby of Nevada Casino Resort

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

Security guards at a Henderson resort gunned down an armed suspect in the hotel’s lobby Tuesday afternoon.

Chicago Police Officer Commits Suicide

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

A Chicago police officer committed suicide on New Year’s Day on the Northwest Side.

Chicago Police Recover First Illegal Gun of 2019

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

Just two minutes into the new year, police recovered their first illegal gun of 2019 during a traffic stop.

Woman Injured in Police Pursuit Describes Tense Moments After Crash

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

A car packed with suspects ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle in Leimert Park Tuesday.

Migrant Families Shift to Dangerous Desert Crossings

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

Increasing numbers of Guatemalan families trying to enter the U.S. illegally are avoiding the most popular routes in favor of more dangerous remote desert crossings.

Facebook Post Helps South Carolina Sheriff’s Office Track Down Wanted Man

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

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina is thanking the public after tips generated by a humorous Facebook post led to the arrest of a wanted man.

The Human Capital Consideration of Recruitment and Retention

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

Younger workers are less likely to think long-term when it comes to jobs and if a position doesn’t hold their attention or loyalty, they’ll be gone.

Arkansas Police Officer Recovering After Being Dragged, Ran Over

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

A Tontitown police officer is recovering after he was dragged during a traffic stop on Dec. 30.

Pennsylvania Police Department Mourning Loss of K-9

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

The Butler City Police Department is mourning the loss of a K-9 that died over the weekend.

California Sheriffs Decry Sanctuary Laws After Crime Spree and Officer’s Slaying

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

The sheriffs of Stanislaus and Tulare counties, communities with large immigrant populations, struck different tones after the kind of crimes that the Trump administration often uses as ammunition against illegal immigration.

Report: Law Enforcement Officer Suicides Outnumbered Line of Duty Deaths in 2018

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

In 2018, at least 159 officers died by suicide, nine percent more than the total number of line-of-duty deaths resulting from 15 other causes such as felonious assault, patrol vehicle accident, heart attack, duty-related illness, according to BlueH.E.L.P.

NICE Investigate Drives Enhanced Investigation Capabilities Through Community Engagement

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

New capabilities enable law enforcement agencies to easily engage communities and collect digital evidence to fight crime.

Florida Deputies Rescue Woman Trapped In Car In Water-Filled Ditch

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

A minor miracle came early on New Year's Day for a 33-year-old Tampa woman after two Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputies rescued her.

Chicago Police Officials Attribute Reduction In Crime to Focus On Illegal Guns, New Technology

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

Chicago ends 2018 with nearly 600 murders on the record and thousands of robberies, yet the number of violent crimes committed this year is down by double digits.

Baltimore Mayor Works to Fill Key Crime-fighting Positions as Murder Rate Climbs

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

The mayor's tasks include not only confirming a commissioner but also finding a director for the Office of Criminal Justice.

Photo: Kentucky Officers Mourn Loss of Doughnut Truck

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

Lexington police officers were mourning the loss of a Krispy Kreme doughnut truck after it caught fire Monday afternoon.

Fired Florida Police Officer Gets ‘Last Chance’ to Save Job

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

A Boca Raton cop who was fired last spring over racist banter, offensive jokes, use of the N-word and lying while under oath has gotten his job back.

Indiana State Trooper Escapes Serious Injuries in Crash

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

Monday afternoon, at approximately 1:47 p.m., an Indiana State Police Trooper escaped a serious single-vehicle accident with minor injuries on Interstate-70 near the 60-mile marker.

‘Gruesome’ Missouri Quadruple Murder Scene Leaves Officers Rattled

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

On Friday, Kate Kasten, her two children and her mother, Jane Moeckel, were shot to death in Kasten’s home, leaving a "gruesome" scene that rattled even seasoned police officers.

Terror, Heroism and Survival: 21 Minutes Inside the Borderline Bar and Grill Massacre

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

Witnesses’ accounts from the Thousand Oaks massacre paint a portrait of heroism that often goes unrecognized in mass shootings.

Crossroads Mall Mass Stabbing Attack 2016

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

"Mass attacks" are often assumed to be performed with one or more guns and stopped by responding on-duty officers. Neither is a correct assumption as this event shows.

TSA to Deploy More Floppy-Ear Dogs Because They’re Less Scary Than Pointy-Ear Dogs

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

TSA Administrator David Pekoske said the agency is also making at least one new change to reduce traveler stress: deploying more floppy-ear dogs, rather than pointy-ear dogs, to sniff out explosives in public areas.

For Second Year in a Row, Double-Digit Decreases in Gun Violence in Chicago

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

For the second year in a row, the number of homicides and shootings in Chicago dropped by double-digit percentages in 2018.

California Sheriff Blasts ‘Sanctuary Laws’ in Case of Suspected Cop Killer

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson told reporters that Gustavo Perez Arriaga was in the U.S. illegally and had a history of DUI arrests, but had not been deported because of "sanctuary laws."

California Law to Prevent Juveniles From Being Tried as Adults

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

California's juvenile justice system will look different in 2019. A new law will protect juveniles from prosecution in adult court unless they kill someone.

Colorado Wildlife Officers Help Save Injured Great Horned Owl

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are helping a Great Horned Owl rehabilitate. An officer rescued the animal on Friday.

Top Border Official Defends Use of Tear Gas Against Migrants

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The head of the federal agency responsible for protecting the U.S. border on Tuesday defended his agents for using tear gas against migrants last month, but lawmakers pressed him about women and children forced to flee clouds of the noxious gas.

Gunman Arrested En Route to Church to ‘Fulfill’ Prophecy

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A man dressed in tactical gear and in possession of a gun was arrested after police said he told them he was on his way to an unidentified church to fulfill a prophecy.

Indiana Trooper Helps Reunite Missing Husky With Owners After Crash

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Indiana State Police Master Trooper Dwayne Halliburton posted an account of the ordeal on Facebook and shared a picture of Siberian husky Anastasia that was shared almost 700 times as of Sunday afternoon.

Escaped California Inmate Captured at Taco Bell

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An escaped inmate who walked away from a San Quentin State Prison work crew was taken into custody at a Taco Bell restaurant in Paso Robles on Saturday afternoon.

Escaped California Inmate Captured at Taco Bell

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An escaped inmate who walked away from a San Quentin State Prison work crew was taken into custody at a Taco Bell restaurant in Paso Robles on Saturday afternoon.

Florida Detention Deputy Driving Home From Work Killed in Crash

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lake County Detention Deputy Herbert “Bert” Cole was killed in a crash on County Road 439 early Saturday while driving home from an overnight shift.

Florida Detention Deputy Driving Home From Work Killed in Crash

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Lake County Detention Deputy Herbert “Bert” Cole was killed in a crash on County Road 439 early Saturday while driving home from an overnight shift.

Nearly 40 People Have Died From 9/11 Illnesses in Last Four Months

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Nearly 40 people who either responded to, or lived and worked near the twin towers when terrorists brought them down 18 years ago, have died from a 9/11-related illness since September.

Crime is Down in L.A. for First Time in 5 Years

Posted on December 31, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

For the first time in five years, violent crime was down in Los Angeles in 2018, with the number of homicides on track to be among the lowest in more than 50 years.

DT325T Rugged Mountable Tablet

Posted on December 29, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

DT Research announced a complete vehicle mount tablet solution that includes a 12.5 inch Full HD display tablet (optional 4K Ultra HD) with a slim folding keyboard cradle. This is the first rugged tablet and vehicle mount solution designed by one...

Boy Writes Touching Letter to Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Who Lost K-9 in Shooting

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Florida boy heartbroken to hear of the killing of Palm Beach County Sheriff's K-9 Cigo wrote a handwritten letter that's going viral on Facebook.

Suspect Surrenders After SWAT Team Member Sings ‘White Christmas’ During Standoff

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Chester County man fired on police officers during a 10-hour standoff at his home Christmas night, then surrendered after a SWAT negotiator sang him a Christmas carol, authorities said Thursday.

Suspect in Slaying of California Police Officer Captured Following Massive Manhunt

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Gustavo Perez Arriaga, the suspect in the shooting death of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh, was arrested in the Bakersfield area Friday morning, Stansislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced at a press conference.

Video Shows Tractor-Trailer Flee Scene After Hitting Minnesota State Patrol Cruiser

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Minnesota State Patrol trooper escaped injury after a tractor-trailer struck his patrol car on a St. Paul highway Wednesday and authorities are asking for the public’s help to find the driver.

Georgia Police Officer Dies Three Weeks After Shooting in Dentist’s Office

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Henry County Police Officer Michael Smith, who was shot during a struggle with a man in a dentist's office three weeks ago, died Friday morning due to complications from his wounds.

New York’s Finest Take on Added Duties During Holiday Season

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Their mission is to protect and serve, but many cops in the Big Apple take on added tasks like tour guide and camera man during the holiday season.

San Jose Police Chief Defends Officers in Deadly Shooting

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia was empathetic to the victim's family, but he defended his officers' actions.

Officer Chops Through Ice to Save Puppy on Frozen Lake

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

It was a race against time and the elements to rescue a dog trapped on a frozen lake, but one brave officer was willing to tough it out to save the animal.

Judge Grants Philadelphia Cop-Killer Partial Appeals Request

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge ruled Thursday that convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal can re-argue an appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

New Jersey Sheriff’s Detective Takes His Own Life

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Mercer County Sheriff's Detective Pablo Santiago was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the McDade Administration building Wednesday afternoon.

Review: Glock Model 45 9mm

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

While the naming protocol is confusing (since there's no Model 44 that we've seen yet), the Glock 45 delivers on a full size frame (17 round) mated with a mid-size upper assembly (G19 size).

Phoenix Police to Purchase Brainwave-Monitoring System for Training

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Phoenix Police Department is set to spend $60,000 on a high-tech brainwave-monitoring system currently used by elite athletes in an effort to reduce officer use-of-force incidents.

Philadelphia Police Officer Critically Injured in Crash

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A Philadelphia police officer was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Thursday after a patrol car crashed into a bridge support pillar.

Small California Town Mourns Fallen Officer as Manhunt for Killer Continues

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The manhunt continues for the man suspected of gunning down a Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh.

NYPD Officer Recalls Being Attacked at Subway Station

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

NYPD Officer Syed Ali, a U.S. Army veteran once deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, shrugged off his fearless show of self-defense during a subterranean battle last Sunday inside a Lower East Side subway station.

Firearms-Related Fatalities the Leading Cause of Officer Line of Duty Deaths in 2018

Posted on December 28, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The overall number of law enforcement officers nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2018 increased over last year according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

California Sheriff: Suspected Cop-Killer is in Country Illegally

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Investigators believe the man suspected of killing Newman Police Cpl. Ronil "Ron" Singh is still in Stanislaus County and is in the country illegally, Sheriff Adam Christianson said Thursday.

Florida Police Release Video of Teen Trying to Ram Officers

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The Lakeland Police Department has released surveillance footage showing an incident at a drive-thru restaurant that left a 17-year-old dead following an officer-involved shooting.

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy, Civilian Pulled From Floodwaters

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Emergency responders helped rescue a Travis County Sheriff's deputy and another person from floodwaters near Manor early Thursday morning.

Heroic Illinois Officer Saves Woman’s Life at Restaurant

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Sergeant Patrick Hayes with the Cook County Forest Preserve Police, who was waiting for his order, leaped into action over the counter.

Indiana State Trooper Survives Rollover Wreck

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

An Indiana State Trooper's protective charm was found and returned to him after he was involved in a wreck.

Runaway Cow Captured on New Jersey Highway

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

The loose bovine was first spotted on Route 19 just south of Route 80 near Paterson, N.J., around 4 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Why Street Racing Murder Charges in Los Angeles Often Don’t Stick

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Since 2009, authorities in Los Angeles County have made arrests in more than half the cases where street racing was suspected in a fatal car crash; but those rarely have led to significant jail time.

Two Men Charged With Dragging Minnesota Trooper During Traffic Stop

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Felony charges have been lodged against two men accused of fleeing a traffic stop in Faribault County last week, with the suspects allegedly dragging a state trooper with their SUV, punching him as he clung to the driver’s side door.

Minnesota Police Take Push to Recruit More Women to the Big Screen

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

A video aimed at recruiting more women to the St. Paul Police Department began playing Friday and will run before every movie on all 94 screens at 11 Mann Theatres locations across Minnesota.

Dead Body Discovered Hour After Massachusetts Police Clear Crash Scene

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

More than an hour after police cleared the scene of a violent car crash in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, a passerby spotted the body of a dead man in a nearby yard.

After Outcry, Homeless Vagrants Will Face Charges in Attack on NYPD Officer

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Three homeless vagrants caught on viral video attacking a cop on a lower Manhattan subway platform will now face criminal charges after an outcry, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.

Details Released in Shootout at Florida Mall That Left K-9 Dead

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A shootout at a South Florida mall on Christmas Eve sent panicked shoppers hiding under tables, killed a police dog and wounded a reputed gang member.

Manhunt Continues for Suspected Cop Killer

Posted on December 27, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

A manhunt was under way but no arrests had been made as Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson pleaded with the public to help authorities catch Officer Ronil Singh’s killer.

Florida Police Officers Fatally Shoot Man Who Ambushed Them During Domestic Call

Posted on December 26, 2018 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Clearwater police officials say officers were ambushed by a man they later shot and killed during a gun battle in the street as they were checking on a woman who shared on Facebook that she was being beat up by her boyfriend.