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Drunk driver shot in eye during Utah pursuit files suit

November 17, 2014

By Loretta Park Standard-Examiner SALT LAKE CITY — The attorney representing a woman who was shot in the eye by a Morgan County sheriff’s deputy said her client will need at least two more surgeries … [...]

Security app flies drones to your location in emergency

November 17, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff LifeLine Response created a smartphone app designed to summon an aerial drone and police to the scene of an attack. The app has two settings which alert a call center in Erie, Pa. One … [...]

Relatives of slain Colo. woman sue over 911 response

November 17, 2014

Associated Press DENVER — Relatives of a woman who was found fatally beaten more than six hours after a neighbor first called 911 for help are suing Denver and some of its dispatchers. In the federal … [...]

Relatives of slain Colo. woman sue over 911 response

November 17, 2014

Associated Press DENVER — Relatives of a woman who was found fatally beaten more than six hours after a neighbor first called 911 for help are suing Denver and some of its dispatchers. In the federal … [...]

Trending Topics: When cops have close calls on the road

November 17, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff One of the most persistent dangers cops face every day is the perilous, unpredictable, and deadly nature of the open road. For this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we revisit … [...]

Man’s request for body cams has Wash. PDs rethinking use

November 17, 2014

By Andrew Binion Kitsap Sun KITSAP, Wash. — Two Kitsap police departments are having second thoughts about outfitting officers with body cameras in light of a public records request for all available … [...]

Mo. gov. activates Guard ahead of Wilson verdict

November 17, 2014

By David A. Lieb Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury decision about whether … [...]

Ariz. unions demand change after ex-officer with PTSD commits suicide

November 17, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff PHOENIX — Police associations in Phoenix are calling for change in the way the department handles mental health issues after the suicide earlier this month of an officer suffering … [...]

Former cop takes down armed man at Ore. store

November 17, 2014

By Stephanie Tshappat Walla Walla Union-Bulletin MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. — When former police officer Stephen W. Sutton arrived at the local Les Schwab Tire Center on Nov. 3 to pick up a battery he’d … [...]

Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

November 17, 2014

By David Crary Associated Press On a high school football field near Pittsburgh, an assistant coach tackled a topic unrelated to the upcoming game. “One of the biggest components of being a man is … [...]

Atlantic City could cut number of police

November 17, 2014

By Suzette Parmley The Philadelphia Inquirer ATLANTIC CITY — Can Atlantic City be a destination resort with fewer cops? Among the proposals posted last week on the website run by the Casino Reinvestment … [...]

LAPD ‘most wanted’ fugitive found through Facebook

November 17, 2014

By Joseph Serna Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — For 11 years, Eduardo Rodriguez was one of Los Angeles’ most wanted fugitives, an alleged Toonerville street gang member accused of killing four … [...]

Maine man charged with naked break-ins

November 17, 2014

Associated Press FALMOUTH, Maine — Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same time his own home was destroyed in a … [...]

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

November 17, 2014

By Jim Litke Associated Press Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ … [...]

Off-duty officer shot to death at Ohio pub

November 16, 2014

Associated Press AKRON, Ohio — An off-duty officer was fatally shot early Sunday at a pub in northeast Ohio after he approached a patron described as “unruly” who was waving a firearm, police … [...]

Cost of Pa. manhunt for trooper ambush suspect: $11M

November 16, 2014

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — State police spent about $11 million on the manhunt for a survivalist charged in the ambush slaying of a trooper outside his barracks, according to a cost breakdown … [...]

LAPD survey finds complaints about discipline bias

November 16, 2014

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A survey of 500 Los Angeles Police Department employees found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the department’s internal discipline system is … [...]

NH teen driver caught after 35-mile, wrong-way pursuit

November 16, 2014

Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire authorities say a teen driving in the wrong lanes of Interstate 93 at speeds of more than 100 mph traveled about 35 miles before troopers used spike … [...]

Wounded Colo. officer expected to survive

November 16, 2014

Associated Press AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police said Saturday an officer who was shot during a traffic stop is expected to survive as the search continued for the person who stole an unattended car … [...]

Officer wore camera during Utah man’s shooting, wasn’t on

November 15, 2014

By Michell Price and Lindsay Whitehurst Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah officer was wearing a body camera during the fatal police shooting of sword-wielding man in September, but the camera … [...]