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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 … [...]

Details emerge in shooting of Md. cop during traffic stop

December 16, 2014

By Justin George The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Officer Andrew Groman stood outside the car and ordered passenger Donte Jones to show his hands, police say, but the 19-year-old passenger wouldn’t … [...]

The 3 shooting stances: Which one’s right for you?

December 16, 2014

By Kenneth DeCicco The TacticaList Contributor Stance is a crucial element of shooting that can at times be overlooked. Perhaps the best way to emphasize the value of a solid stance, which provides the … [...]

Anti-cop music video filmed at jail sparks outrage

December 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — A corrections officer’s union wants answers on why an anti-cop music video was filmed inside of the Nassau County Jail, by former inmates. CBS News reports … [...]

Idaho police pursue cow after butcher shop escape

December 16, 2014

Associated Press POCATELLO, Idaho — A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following a lengthy … [...]

Horror over deadly Sydney siege turns to anger

December 16, 2014

By Kristen Gelineau Associated Press SYDNEY — Horror over a deadly siege morphed into anger Tuesday as leaders of a grieving nation demanded to know how a man with a violent criminal history slipped … [...]

Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?

December 16, 2014

By Jill Lawless Associated Press LONDON — A radical Muslim killed a soldier outside Canada’s Parliament. A right-wing extremist opened fire on buildings in Texas’ capital and tried to burn … [...]

Man accidentally shot with NM cop’s stray bullet

December 16, 2014

By Russell Contreras Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A police officer’s gun accidentally went off as he crept through a broken window during an Albuquerque burglary investigation, wounding … [...]

Search intensifies for Pa. gunman who killed 6

December 16, 2014

By Maryclaire Dale and Sean Carlin Associated Press PENNSBURG, Pa. — The manhunt for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a child custody dispute has spread … [...]

Pa. manhunt widens for ex-Marine in 6 killings

December 16, 2014

By Maryclaire Dale and Sean Carlin Associated Press PENNSBURG, Pa. — Schools closed and hospitals and other public places tightened security as police in two suburban Philadelphia counties hunted … [...]