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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 … [...]

Ind. minors show up drunk to bail out friend, arrested

October 14, 2014

By Michael Auslen Indy Star JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Two men were arrested early Sunday morning after trying to bail their friend out of jail in Johnson County, all while drunk. The men, both younger … [...]

Radar-like device helps police detect texting drivers

October 14, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff The Virginia-based company ComSonics is currently developing a device that can alert police when a mobile phone is being used inside a vehicle. The device, which would work much like … [...]

Ky. cop upgrades kids’ milk crate to basketball hoop

October 14, 2014

By Rachel Collier WDRB LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On any given afternoon, you may spot Anthony Holt and his friends on Powell Avenue right after school. “We usually come out here and throw the football … [...]

Gunshot residue on Mo. man killed by officer

October 14, 2014

By Jim Salter Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Gunshot residue was on the hand, waistband and shirt of an 18-year-old man killed by a St. Louis police officer, authorities said Tuesday. Police union leaders … [...]

$4.6M awarded in Colo. in-custody death case

October 14, 2014

By Sadie Gurman Associated Press DENVER — A federal court jury on Tuesday found five Denver sheriff’s deputies used excessive force against a homeless street preacher who died in 2010. The jury … [...]

Police fear Pa. trooper’s killer looking to repeat

October 14, 2014

By Mark Scolforo Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police fear the man suspected of killing one trooper and wounding a second is looking to strike again. Police Commissioner Frank … [...]

Police: Drunken Santa zombie enters Minn. home

October 14, 2014

Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie, terrifying a 16-year-old girl who locked herself … [...]

NJ dash cam videos deemed public records

October 14, 2014

Associated Press TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey judge has determined that videos routinely captured by cameras mounted in police cars during traffic stops and other law enforcement activities in … [...]

Texas PD trailblazers for on-duty workout policy

October 14, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff LAKEWAY, Texas — Three years ago the Lakeway police captain instated a requirement that all officers must work out for up to an hour during their 12-hour shifts – and it’s … [...]

Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests

October 14, 2014

By Alan Scher Zagier and Jim Salter Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — Police arrested dozens of protesters during the final of four days of rallies and civil disturbance to express anger at the fatal … [...]

Trending Topics: When crooks call 911 on themselves

October 13, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff Police are constantly swamped, so it’s appreciated when crooks help our officers out from time to time. In this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five incidents … [...]

Over $300K raised for K-9 ballistic vests nationwide

October 13, 2014

WUSA9 TAKOMA PARK, Md. — A dog who is part of a local K9 unit will receive a ballistic vest thanks to funds raised from a GROUPON event. The Takoma Park Police Department announced that more than … [...]

Cleveland chief: Officer ‘OK’ after shooting

October 13, 2014

WKYC.com CLEVELAND — A Cleveland police officer is said to be doing “okay” after being shot during a police involved shooting. According to CPPA President Jeff Follmer, the officer involved … [...]

Fla. police union concerned over body cam policies

October 13, 2014

By Melissa Montoya News-Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association is asking the Fort Myers police chief for bargaining rights in the implementation … [...]

17 arrested in St. Louis during Brown shooting protests

October 13, 2014

By Jim Suhr Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Officers arrested 17 protesters and used pepper spray to subdue some of them Sunday in a St. Louis neighborhood not far from the suburb where violence erupted … [...]