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Third suspect arrested in Ore. school shooting

December 17, 2014

Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police say a third suspect has been arrested in their investigation of a shooting outside an alternative Portland High School that injured four young people … [...]

NY woman sues police for not arresting son

December 17, 2014

Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. — A New York woman says in a lawsuit that her 29-year-old son died in a drunken driving crash because police decided not to arrest him on driving-while-intoxicated charges … [...]

Ind. cop asked to stop selling ‘divisive’ shirts

December 17, 2014

Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Some officials in the Indiana city of South Bend have called on a police officer to stop selling T-shirts that make light of the “I can’t breathe” … [...]

$300K grant will get Tempe police high-tech tools

December 17, 2014

By Jim Walsh The Republic TEMPE — A federal grant will help Tempe police outsmart criminals, identifying the worst repeat offenders and the sort of victims they are most likely to prey upon throughout … [...]

Tactical lubricant keeps guns clean in extreme conditions

December 17, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff Italian Gun Grease has created a new Tactical Lubricant™ formula engineered for extreme combat and competition conditions. The lubricant penetrates deep into the metal itself leaving … [...]

Fla. parole commission hears ‘prison Houdini’ case

December 17, 2014

By Brendan Farrington Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Mark DeFriest has spent nearly 35 years in prison for stealing tools his father left him in his will. DeFriest, then 19, didn’t realize … [...]

Okla. officer in serious condition after collision

December 17, 2014

The Oklahoman McLOUD, Okla. — A police officer remains in serious condition Wednesday after a collision with a trash truck Tuesday morning in McLoud, hospital officials said. About 6:40 a.m., McLoud … [...]

Ariz. officer fatally shoots man who shot girl, 12

December 17, 2014

Associated Press PHOENIX — Phoenix police say an officer fatally wounded an 18-year-old soldier clad in fatigues who shot a young girl as he tried to get into her home. Authorities say the man fired … [...]

Fallout grows over Calif. chief’s participation in protest

December 17, 2014

By Robert Rogers Contra Costa Times RICHMOND, Calif. — One week after photos of him holding a sign with the hashtag “BlackLivesMatter” at a peaceful local protest went viral on social media … [...]

Calif. cop on leave after tweets threaten protesters

December 17, 2014

By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California police department put one of its officers on leave Monday and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about … [...]

Retired cop gives autism safety talk across US

December 17, 2014

By Mike Householder Associated Press YPSILANTI, Mich. — A retired police officer from Michigan has made it his mission to educate first-responders and others about how to more effectively interact … [...]

Man gets 7 years for mailing bomb to ‘Sheriff Joe’

December 17, 2014

By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for his conviction on charges of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to an Arizona sheriff … [...]

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 17, 2014

By Jonathan Lemire Associated Press NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered the latest volley Tuesday in his ongoing battle with the city’s police union, dismissing their ability to speak for … [...]

LA mayor plans 7K police body cameras in 2015

December 17, 2014

By Tami Abdollah Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan Tuesday to equip 7,000 Los Angeles police officers with on-body cameras by next summer, making LA’s police … [...]

Nordstrom fires worker over Facebook post about killing police

December 16, 2014

By Steven Dubois Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Nordstrom has fired a sales associate who made a statement about killing police on his Facebook page. Aaron Hodges, 37, of Portland, suggested killing … [...]

The 5 best police dance videos of 2014

December 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff We all need to loosen up on the job every once in a while, and what better way to do so than through dance? Cops showed off their moves all throughout 2014 in a series of clips [...]

10 of the biggest criminals put behind bars in 2014

December 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff We owe law enforcement a big thank you for – among countless other deeds – ridding the streets of these most violent offenders this year. Here are some of the worst criminals … [...]

Top 5 acts of police kindness caught on camera in 2014

December 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff From cops connecting with kids to lending a hand to those in poverty, 2014 was filled with countless examples of police officers going above and beyond the call of duty for their community … [...]

Miss. officer dies in crash

December 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. — A full-time officer and part-time sheriff’s deputy was killed in a crash early Tuesday while responding to an accident. The Sun Herald reports 24-year-old … [...]

‘Hackathon’ asks techies to aid Seattle police on sensitive-video issues

December 16, 2014

By Jennifer Sullivan The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Forget the spotlight that casts an image of a gigantic bat in the sky; when Seattle police put out a call for help, they turn to Twitter. It’s … [...]