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Man charged in slaying of Ind. cop in patrol car

July 25, 2014

By Adam Sege Chicago Tribune GARY, Ind. — One of three people arrested soon after the slaying of a Gary police officer has been charged in the officer’s death, authorities said. Carl Le’Ellis … [...]

Md. sheriff describes U.S.-Mexico border as ‘combat zone’

July 25, 2014

By Bethany Rodgers The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. — In a Thursday briefing to county leaders, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said a “full deployment of military resources” to the U.S.-Mexico … [...]

Kan. cop takes extra step for family after child found wandering

July 25, 2014

By Hannah Davis KWCH BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. — Lt. Travis Pierce’s policing philosophy is simple; do unto others as you’d have them do unto you. That’s exactly what he said he did last week … [...]

80-year-old shoots burglar after pregnancy plea

July 25, 2014

Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. — An 80-year-old man who came home to find two burglars said he shot and killed one of them despite her pleas that she was pregnant, but it’s the woman’s … [...]

Why training police merely to qualify isn’t enough

July 25, 2014

The latest statistics provided by the FBI in their Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted Report — LEOKA — are from 2012. In that year, 48 Law enforcement officers were murdered in America … [...]

How to revamp your training unit

July 25, 2014

When I took command of my agency’s training unit in 2009, we were doing great work in the cognitive areas, but I felt that in the skills areas we could use some work — there was a widening gap … [...]

Calif. officer shot and killed at home

July 25, 2014

By James Queally Los Angeles Times MURRIETA, Calif. — A 25-year-old Escondido police officer was shot to death by her husband after a confrontation in their Murrieta home, authorities said Thursday … [...]

Pa. police seek motive in fatal hospital shooting

July 25, 2014

Associated Press DARBY, Pa. — A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition … [...]

Patient opens fire in Pa. hospital, 1 dead

July 24, 2014

Associated Press DARBY, Pa. — A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and … [...]

NM city agrees to court oversight of police

July 24, 2014

Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The city of Albuquerque has agreed to let both a court and an independent monitor oversee reform of its troubled police department, officials said Thursday. The … [...]

Texas police recruit gay officers through YouTube clip

July 24, 2014

By Andrea Lucia CBS DFW FORT WORTH, Texas — The Fort Worth Police Department has launched a new effort to make inroads with the city’s gay community. It is the latest attempt to mend a dept … [...]

Minn. cops get LIDAR through grant

May 8, 2014

By David Little West Central Tribune WLLMAR, Minn. — A state agency representative had praise this week for the Willmar Police Department’s traffic safety enforcement efforts. As a result of … [...]

SC officer buys bed, TV, Wii for needy teen

May 8, 2014

By Carolyn Callahan WISTV SUMTER, S.C. — A few weeks ago, 13-year-old Cameron Simmons called Sumter police because he was upset after fighting with his mom. The teenager told police he didn’t … [...]

Colo. trooper shot, suspect killed

May 8, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff DOTSERO, Colo. — A state trooper was shot and a suspect was killed after the trooper stopped to help a motorist Thursday. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the trooper … [...]

Police arrest teen who caused 2 crashes, posted video online

May 8, 2014

By Katie Kustura Daytona Beach News-Journal NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — A New Smyrna Beach teen was arrested Friday after police say earlier in the week he filmed his own reckless ride on State Road 44 that … [...]

Texas police may start impounding Lyft, Uber vehicles

May 8, 2014

By Vianna Davila San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO — Chief William McManus said Wednesday that the Police Department might impound vehicles belonging to Lyft and Uber drivers if they continue to … [...]

Court: Trooper shouldn’t have been fired for sex with domestic violence victim

May 8, 2014

By Michelle Theriault Boots Anchorage Daily News ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A state trooper who had sex with a domestic violence victim hours after helping to arrest her husband should not have been fired … [...]

‘Cannibal cop’ cooking meals for inmates, COs

May 8, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — The man convicted of conspiring to kill and eat dozens of women has become quite the chef while in prison. According to the New York Daily News, Gilberto Valle, a former … [...]

Pakistan frees FBI agent detained at airport over ammo

May 8, 2014

By Adil Jawad Associated Press KARACHI, Pakistan — Pakistan released an FBI agent on nearly $10,000 bail Thursday after three days in custody, officials said, a move that is likely to prevent the … [...]

Armed 93-year-old woman fatally shot by Texas cop

May 8, 2014

Associated Press HEARNE, Texas — A 93-year-old Central Texas woman was fatally shot at her home by a police officer when after she allegedly brandished a gun, the Hearne Police Department said Wednesday … [...]