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Minn. man lands in jail after giving cop double ‘wet Willy’

October 21, 2014

By Dan Nienaber The Free Press MANKATO, Minn. — Giving a stranger a wet Willy could get you an annoying look, a profanity riddled verbal response or even a punch in the nose. When that stranger is … [...]

Actress who claimed LAPD racial profiling charged with lewd conduct

October 21, 2014

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday … [...]

Streamlight to unveil compact multi-setting headlamp at IACP

October 21, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff Streamlight Inc. is introducing its Double Clutch USB LED headlamp at the 2014 IACP conference. The compact, low-profile headlamp features spot and flood beam options, plus high and low … [...]

DEA agent shot during raid of PCP manufacturer

October 21, 2014

By Harrison Cahill The State ORANGEBURG, S.C. — An agent from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency was shot in the elbow Monday morning as he and other agents were serving a search warrant at the residence … [...]

Finding victims in Ind. case a lengthy process

October 21, 2014

By Tom Coyne and Michael Tarm Associated Press GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say … [...]

‘Cadaver dog’ work more accepted by cops, courts

October 21, 2014

By Martha Irvine Associated Press BENTON, Calif. — Increasingly, police investigators and courts are putting their faith in four-legged tools — canines that can detect even small particles of … [...]

DOJ reveals plans to investigate Baltimore PD

October 21, 2014

By Mark Puente The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — After years of alleged police brutality, the U.S. Department of Justice revealed plans Monday to investigate the Baltimore Police Department. At the U.S … [...]

Manhunt underway after officer shot in Texas

October 21, 2014

By Daniel Borunda El Paso Times EL PASO, Texas — An El Paso police officer was shot Monday night in the Lower Valley. A police spokesman said that an officer was shot on the 8100 block of North Loop … [...]

Retired Philly officer fatally shot in Va.

October 21, 2014

By Lauren King The Virginian-Pilot SUFFOLK, Va. — A 69-year-old woman who died after being shot inside her home has been identified as a retired Philadelphia police officer. Virginia Mae Hill was … [...]

Schools close after another sighting of Pa. ambush suspect

October 21, 2014

By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press CANADENSIS, Pa. — A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state … [...]

Mo. officer killed in crash en route to fire

October 21, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff ALTON, Mo. — A police officer, who is also a fire chief, was killed in a car crash while responding to a house fire Monday. KY3 reported that Chief Eddie Johnson Jr., 45, with the … [...]

Man in shooting spree sought suicide, says officers are ‘bad shots’

October 20, 2014

Associated Press EVERETT, Wash. — The man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointed in … [...]

EM Innovations introduces Narcan kit assembly bag

October 20, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff EM Innovations recently introduced a labeled, tamper-resistant bag for assembling Naloxone kits. The bag has “Opioid Overdose Kit” printed in large white text on the exterior … [...]

Trending Topics: When cops face off with a college crowd

October 20, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff One of the most dangerous challenges police officers can face is the unpredictability and sheer power in numbers of a crowd that has spiraled out of control. For this week’s ‘Trending … [...]

Woman saved from Calif. chimney, then arrested

October 20, 2014

Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested. Ventura County fire Capt. Ron Oatman says firefighters responding … [...]

Ind. man’s confession leads to 7 bodies

October 20, 2014

By Tom Coyne Associated Press GARY, Ind. — Seven women’s bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a convicted sex offender’s confession to one killing led police to … [...]

Ind. serial killer’s confession uncovers 7 women’s bodies

October 20, 2014

By Tom Coyne Associated Press GARY, Ind. — Seven women’s bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a convicted sex offender’s confession to one killing led police to … [...]

Man steals LAFD ambulance sent to help him, pursuit ensues

October 20, 2014

By Julie Cart Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A man being treated by paramedics stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and led police on a chase that ended in a traffic collision, sending two … [...]

Justices will decide case on warrantless access to hotel records

October 20, 2014

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels’ guest information without first getting a search warrant. The justices said they … [...]

Pa. school boosts security after likely sighting of ambush suspect

October 20, 2014

By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press CANADENSIS, Pa. — A northeastern Pennsylvania school district opened with tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to … [...]