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Handcuffed Fla. suspect dies after jumping off third-floor balcony

October 16, 2014

By Kevin P. Connolly Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO — An investigation is underway after a handcuffed, home-invasion robbery suspect broke away from Orlando police during his arrest and jumped off a third-floor … [...]

Tenn. woman sent to jail over overgrown yard

October 16, 2014

Associated Press LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman who fell behind on her yard work was cited by code enforcers and has served a stint in jail over her overgrown yard. Karen Holloway tells WVLT … [...]

Ex-gang member turned rabbi accused of impersonating police

October 16, 2014

Associated Press NEW YORK — Authorities say an ex-convict who appears to now be a rabbi is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer. NBC New York says Avorham Gross, formerly known as Latin … [...]

FBI: Body exhumed is not most wanted fugitive

October 16, 2014

Associated Press BALTIMORE — An unidentified body exhumed in Alabama is not the man accused of using a sledgehammer to kill his family in Maryland in 1976, the FBI said Wednesday. The FBI had said … [...]

2 arrested in shooting of Ariz. officer

October 16, 2014

Associated Press PHOENIX — Authorities say two suspects have been arrested following a weeklong manhunt into a shooting that left an Arizona law officer wounded. Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Trent … [...]

Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

October 16, 2014

By M.L. Johnson Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn has fired an officer who he said instigated a fight with a mentally ill man that eventually led the officer to shoot … [...]

Man fires shots against police in 3 Wash. towns

October 16, 2014

Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Investigators are trying to determine what set a man on an hour-long shooting spree against police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington towns … [...]

Reveal introduces lightweight HD body camera

October 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff The London-based company Reveal has just announced the U.S. launch of their body-worn video camera for law enforcement, the RS2-X2. The RS2-X2 is a durable, compact camera featuring a … [...]

Police: Suspect chased through Chicago Marathon

October 15, 2014

Associated Press CHICAGO — Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners. WLS-TV reports police say Bryan Duffy of Chicago ran … [...]

ACLU lawyer given Justice Dept. civil rights post

October 15, 2014

By Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — An American Civil Liberties Union attorney was named Wednesday to be the acting head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Vanita Gupta … [...]

Calif. cop uses iPad to find woman trapped in ravine

October 15, 2014

By Mark Gomez San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A 28-year-old Campbell woman who spent the night at the bottom of a 500-foot ravine after veering off Mount Hamilton Road was rescued Tuesday … [...]

Cops weigh in: 22 things people shouldn’t say at a traffic stop

October 15, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff What is it about getting caught breaking the law that makes people absent-minded, senseless, or sometimes just downright rude? Officers have heard it all (it’s shocking how many … [...]

Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer

October 15, 2014

By Felicia Fonseca Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A man has been indicted in the shooting of a Navajo Nation police officer in a small reservation community where a tribal officer was killed … [...]

US panel to hear appeal on NY stop-and-frisk case

October 15, 2014

Associated Press NEW YORK — The city’s police unions are arguing they should be able to continue to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk … [...]

Md. trooper saves baby on highway

October 15, 2014

Cumberland Times-News LAVALE, Md. — A Maryland state trooper located a car along Interstate 68 on Tuesday to provide life-saving aid to a non-breathing infant. Tfc. Matthew Schoenadel was in his cruiser … [...]

LAPD officials downplay report on ‘ghost cars’

October 15, 2014

By Joel Rubin Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police officials Tuesday downplayed a recent report about falsified patrol records, saying it was an isolated problem that had been overstated … [...]

Conn. trooper kills man on stabbing rampage

October 15, 2014

By Dave Collins Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — A man who stabbed two passengers in a rampage aboard a casino-bound tour bus was shot to death on Interstate 95 by a Connecticut state trooper, who … [...]

Man on stabbing rampage killed by Conn. trooper

October 15, 2014

By Dave Collins Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — A man who stabbed two passengers in a rampage aboard a casino-bound tour bus was shot to death on Interstate 95 by a Connecticut state trooper, who … [...]

Police: 2 park rangers stabbed on Boston Common

October 15, 2014

Associated Press BOSTON — A homeless man has been arrested Tuesday in what police say was the unprovoked stabbing of two park rangers on Boston Common, the beloved park in the heart of city. One of … [...]

Gang Codes: The long and short of it

October 15, 2014

Looking for a way to decipher a gang code? Sometimes looking at the long and short words can provide the answer. Here is a document that demonstrates that method (Illustration #1). Examine this document … [...]