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More agencies to implement body cameras

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By Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel, Md., and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell … [...]

More agencies to implement body cameras

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By Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel, Md., and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell … [...]

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Fla. detective recovers dog that ran from accident

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By Eddie Daniels Tampa Tribune WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — In David Boyer’s line of work, pairing people with missing loved ones is his primary objective. Boyer, an eight-year veteran of the Pasco County … [...]

Man Executed in Death of Fla. Corrections Officer

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Thomas Knight killed Corrections Officer Richard Burke with a sharpened spoon while on death row. [...]

Execution in Death of Fla. Corrections Officer

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Thomas Knight killed Corrections Officer Richard Burke with a sharpened spoon while on death row. [...]

Zeus II Forced Entry Mitten

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Panasonic Introduces the Toughpad FZ-M1

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An Industry-Leading Thin and Lightweight Device Provides Power, Flexibility and Durability for Maximum Mobile Workforce Productivity [...]

Study: Police Transport Good Bet for Philly Victims

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From 2003 through 2007, gunshot victims taken to city trauma centers by police survived two-thirds of the time — the same rate as those taken by emergency medical squads. [...]

Study: PD Transport Good Bet for Philly Victims

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From 2003 through 2007, gunshot victims taken to city trauma centers by police survived two-thirds of the time — the same rate as those taken by emergency medical squads. [...]

Study: Police Transports Good Bet for Philly Victims

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From 2003 through 2007, gunshot victims taken to city trauma centers by police survived two-thirds of the time — the same rate as those taken by emergency medical squads. [...]

Boston Mayor Picks New Police Commissioner

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has selected Interim Commissioner William B. Evans to take on the role. [...]

Man called victim, danger as Calif. officer trial nears end

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Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — Jurors were set to return Wednesday for a second day of closing arguments in the trial of two former police officers charged in the death of a Southern California … [...]

Man called victim, danger as Calif. police trial nears end

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Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — Jurors were set to return Wednesday for a second day of closing arguments in the trial of two former police officers charged in the death of a Southern California … [...]

Homeless man killed by Calif. police: victim or danger?

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Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — Jurors were set to return Wednesday for a second day of closing arguments in the trial of two former police officers charged in the death of a Southern California … [...]

Investigation Launched Into Video of N.H. Police

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Three Seabrook police officers are on paid administrative leave after a video surfaced on YouTube this week. [...]

Inmate Executed in 1980 Slaying of Florida Corrections Officer

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Thomas Knight killed Corrections Officer Richard Burke with a sharpened spoon while on death row. [...]

Fla. Detective Steps in After Dog Flees Wreck

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Pasco County Detective David Boyer spotted the dog near his department-issued SUV last week. [...]

N.H. Cops on Leave After Lockup Video Goes Viral

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The video from 2009 shows one officer slamming a drunken-driving suspect into a wall, another dousing him with pepper spray and smiling, and a third looking on and grinning. [...]

Ill. Deputies Save Men From Truck Caught in Drift

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Sheriff’s deputies assisted other emergency responders in the rescue of three young men who were stranded in a snow drift. [...]

Man Called Victim, Danger in Calif. Officers’ Trial

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Jurors were set to return Wednesday for a second day of closing arguments in the trial of two former police officers charged in the death of a Southern California homeless man. [...]

New Prospects in 2014 for an Immigration Overhaul

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President Barack Obama begins the year clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws. [...]

Ohio Sheriff’s Office Sent Apology Letter After Death

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The note appears to be a confession from whoever shot hunter Larry Bradley in the back on Dec. 2. [...]

Ohio Sheriff Sent Apology Letter After Death

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The note appears to be a confession from whoever shot hunter Larry Bradley in the back on Dec. 2. [...]

More L.E. Agencies Using Body-Mounted Cameras

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Some law enforcement officers question whether video cameras will sour relations with the public. [...]

The Bucket List

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Frigid temps force prison escapee to turn self in

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By Karla Ward Lexington Herald-Leader LEXINGTON, Ky. — An inmate who escaped from Blackburn Correctional Complex Sunday night turned himself in after being out in the cold all night Sunday and all … [...]

Security Equipment Corporation strives to become the worldwide leader in defense sprays

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Company Name: Security Equipment Corporation Headquarters: Fenton, Missouri Signature Product: SABRE CROSSFIRE Website: http://www.sabrered.com Where did your company name originate from? The company name … [...]

Security Equipment Corporation dominates the world of defense sprays

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Company Name: Security Equipment Corporation Headquarters: Fenton, Missouri Signature Product: SABRE CROSSFIRE Website: http://www.sabrered.com Where did your company name originate from? The company name … [...]

Nitecore TM15 Handheld Searchlight

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Tactical Rx

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Detector Electronics Corp.

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Grandmother shoots, kills teen robbery suspect

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By Fred Childers WAFB 9 SHREVEPORT, LA — Police have identified the alleged robber who was killed by a homeowner Sunday night. His name is Devon Antonio Young – a sixteen year-old who lived in Shreveport … [...]

A2Z Security Cameras

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AVSAPRO Voice Stress Analysis Systems

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Bodyheat LLC

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Ohio police stop man for speeding, discover 48 bombs

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LONDON, Ohio — A man stopped for speeding in central Ohio was charged with illegally making or possessing an explosive device after nearly 50 bombs and four guns were found in his vehicle. Andrew … [...]

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Officer.com – Home 2014-01-07 15:35:47

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Following a comprehensive review and demonstration in September of 2013, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Special Airworthiness Certificate for its Nighthawk IV micro Unmanned Air System… [...]

Kira Zibnitzky

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Xaver AID (Airborne Imaging Drone)

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VSTEP

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Officer.com – Home 2014-01-07 14:56:00

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DeCare Systems Ireland

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SafeTrx App

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Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit (LEMK-MCCI)

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Chinook Medical Gear has introduced a new Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit (LEMK-MCCI). Based on recommendations by the Hartford Consensus Conference , the kit provides medical supplies needed to save lives in mass casualty and active violence… [...]

Retired NYPD Cops Charged in Disability Scam

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Prosecutors say scores of retired officers, firefighters and prison guards faked psychiatric problems. [...]

Kan. Police Arrest Two in Robbery of Dying Woman

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The alleged crime caused widespread outrage because it was seen as the epitome of cold-heartedness. [...]

San Antonio Police: Man Shot by Officer Was Suicidal

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Police say a man shot in the shoulder by an officer last month in a Northwest Side convenience store was alternately pointing a gun at officers and his own head. [...]

Inmate Allegedly Bites Alabama Police Officer

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Police say a 46-year-old man in the Anniston City Jail bit an officer as he tried to restrain the inmate. [...]

Three Inmates Found Dead Inside Acapulco Prison

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The attack has been linked to a shootout inside another penitentiary last week that left 10 people dead. [...]

Cold Forces Escaped Ky. Inmate to Turn Himself In

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As temperatures dropped, officials say the man walked into a motel and asked the clerk to call police. [...]

N.C. Police Officer Shot While Serving Warrant

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Shane Page was shot twice in the midsection while attempting to serve a warrant. [...]

Audio: State trooper first to respond to Md. shooting

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By Joe Elias Penn Live FRANKLIN COUNTY, Md. — A Maryland State trooper appears to have been the first person to arrive at the scene of a deadly shooting along Interstate 81 in southern Franklin County … [...]

Audio: Md. state trooper first to respond to I-81 shooting

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By Joe Elias Penn Live FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — A Maryland State trooper appears to have been the first person to arrive at the scene of a deadly shooting along Interstate 81 in southern Franklin County … [...]

N.C. Officer Wounded in Shootout

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Shane Page was shot Tuesday morning while serving a warrant. [...]

WatchGuard Video Wins $20M Canadian Award

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Report: Los Angeles County Sheriff Plans to Retire

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca reportedly plans to announce his retirement as soon as Tuesday. [...]

Los Angeles County Sheriff Announces Retirement

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Sheriff Lee Baca made it official Tuesday morning in an emotional news conference. [...]

Dozens of former NY officers charged in disability fraud

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Associated Press NEW YORK — More than 100 city ex-workers, including dozens of former police officers and firefighters, were being charged with faking psychiatric problems in order to get federal … [...]

Accessing the private grant funds

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Private funding is slowing being garnered for project implementation in the field of law enforcement. Some departments have learned how to reach out to the community to address many areas of need which … [...]

Dashcam Video Released From Mo. Shooting

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Newly released dashcam video shows a confrontation between Greene County, Mo. deputies and a man claiming to have a gun on Dec. 1. [...]

Killer of Fla. CO to be executed 40 years after murders

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By David Ovalle The Miami Herald MIAMI-DADE, Fla. — Four decades after kidnapping a Bay Harbor Islands couple and shooting them execution-style in the woods of South Miami-Dade, Thomas Knight will … [...]

SC cop shot serving warrant, in serious condition

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By Rachel Southmayd and Jonathan McFadden The Herald FORT MILL, S.C. — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer was shot Tuesday morning at a home in Fort Mill while trying to serve a warrant … [...]

Cop shot in SC serving warrant, in serious condition

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By Rachel Southmayd and Jonathan McFadden The Herald FORT MILL, S.C. — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer was shot Tuesday morning at a home in Fort Mill while trying to serve a warrant … [...]

NYPD takes over after ASPCA closes enforcement unit

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By David B. Caruso Associated Press NEW YORK — For all its 147 years, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been more than an advocacy group; it has served as the primary … [...]

Snow patrol: Working the beat in subzero temperatures

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I grew up in a cold-weather state. In grade school I bundled up like the little kid from A Christmas Story — “I can’t put my arms down!” — but by the time high school rolled … [...]

Reality Training: Interviewing George Zimmerman’s girlfriend

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In mid-November 2013, George Zimmerman was arrested after his girlfriend — Samantha Scheibe — called 911 and claimed he had smashed a glass table, threatened her with a shotgun, and pushed her … [...]

Ill. officers honored for saving teen’s life

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By Michael Smothers Pekin Daily Times PEKIN, Ill. — Belen Sanchez can forget about bungee jumping anytime soon. The 16-year-old with a talent for song and dance, however, will always remember the … [...]

Deputies on hand at Colo. school following shooting

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Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Arapahoe High School students in Colorado are returning to school for the first time since a fatal Dec. 13 shooting on campus. According to the Denver Post principal … [...]

ASPCA Closes Enforcement Unit, NYPD Takes Over Responsibilities

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The ASPCA has served as the primary law enforcement agency for animal abuse and neglect in the city. [...]

Report: L.A. County Sheriff Plans to Retire

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca reportedly plans to announce his retirement as soon as Tuesday. [...]

ASPCA Closes Enforcement Unit, NYPD to Take Over

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The ASPCA has served as the primary law enforcement agency for animal abuse and neglect in the city. [...]

LA County Sheriff plans to retire

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By Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, facing a tough battle for reelection amid scandals in his agency, plans to announce his retirement … [...]

LA County sheriff to retire

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Associated Press MONTEREY PARK, Calif. — Embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Tuesday that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term and will retire at the end of the month. The announcement … [...]

LA County Sheriff supports oversight commission

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By Abby Sewell Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca threw his support Monday behind a proposal to set up an oversight commission for the Sheriff’s Department, which … [...]

LA County sheriff supports oversight commission

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By Abby Sewell Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca threw his support Monday behind a proposal to set up an oversight commission for the Sheriff’s Department, which … [...]

Indiana Deputy Helps Women During Power Outage

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Hundreds of mourners honor fallen Calif. deputy

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By Lewis Griswold The Fresno Bee VISALIA, Calif. — More than 100 law enforcement officers stood at attention and saluted the casket of Tulare County Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst at a memorial … [...]

Former drug lab chemist pleads guilty to narcotics theft

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By Associated Press Staff NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — A former chemist has pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from a western Massachusetts state crime lab where she worked. Attorney General Martha Coakley … [...]

Judge: Chicago gun ban unconstitutional

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By Herbert G. McCann Associated Press CHICAGO — A federal judge has potentially opened a new market to gun dealers after ruling as unconstitutional Chicago ordinances that aim to reduce gun violence … [...]

Ga. public safety chief resigns over police staffing

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By Dan Klepal The Atlanta Journal-Constitution COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County’s top public safety official resigned Monday with acidic four-page letter to county manager David Hankerson, alleging … [...]

Radio Communication: Officer Survival Tip of the Week

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Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith (ret) talks about the language we use and how “plain speech” is more valuable than ever. [...]

Radio Communication: Officer Survival Tip

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Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith (ret) talks about the language we use and the importance of “plain speech.” [...]

Resolution: Increase Mobile Evidence Knowledge

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The good news: improving your understanding of the evidence, and how to get it, can improve the job you do now and into the future. Here are three reasons to learn the language of mobile device evidence, and three ways [...]

‘Even the Inmates Liked’ Fallen California Correctional Deputy

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Tulare County Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst was remembered at a memorial service on Monday. [...]

Fallen California Correctional Deputy Remembered

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Tulare County Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst was remembered at a memorial service on Monday. [...]

Fallen Calif. Correctional Deputy Remembered

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Tulare County Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst was remembered at a memorial service on Monday. [...]

Tulsa Officer Catches Baby Dropped From Fire

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Officer Alan Franks caught a baby that was dropped to him as residents desperately tried to escape. [...]

Ga. Public Safety Chief Resigns Over Staffing

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Cobb County Public Safety Director Jack Forsythe says that police staffing levels are dangerously low. [...]

Georgia Public Safety Chief Resigns Over Staffing

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Cobb County Public Safety Director Jack Forsythe says that police staffing levels are dangerously low. [...]

L.A. County Sheriff Backs Oversight Commission

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Sheriff Lee Baca threw his support Monday behind a proposal to set up an oversight commission. [...]

Trial Ending for Calif. Officers in Homeless Death

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Closing arguments in the case against former Fullerton police Officer Manuel Ramos and Cpl. Jay Cicinelli are scheduled to begin Tuesday. [...]

Federal Judge: Ban on Gun Sales Unconstitutional

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U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang ruled Monday that Chicago ordinances banning the sale of guns within the city’s limits in an effort to reduce gun violence are unconstitutional. [...]

Federal Judge: Gun Sales Ban Unconstitutional

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U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang ruled Monday that Chicago ordinances banning the sale of guns within the city’s limits in an effort to reduce gun violence are unconstitutional. [...]

Dueling NSA Surveillance Rulings Stir Legal Ripples

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Opposing court rulings on the National Security Agency’s massive phone record surveillance are stirring fast legal footwork as both cases start to wind their way through federal appeals courts. [...]

Calif. Prison Newspaper Seeks to Expand Circulation

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The San Quentin News is one of the country’s only inmate-produced publications. [...]

Charlotte Officer Shot While Serving Warrant in S.C.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD Officer Shane Page sustained injuries in a shooting while serving a warrant on a fugitive in nearby York County, S.C., on Tuesday morning. [...]

WatchGuard Video to Supply In-Car Video for Major Canadian Agency

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WatchGuard Video announced today that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has awarded the company a standing offer to supply the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) with 4RE HD in-car video systems for three years, plus two option years, [...]

Cartel Leader Arrested in Amsterdam on San Diego Charges

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A suspected top enforcer for Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel is facing extradition to San Diego on drug trafficking charges after his arrest in Amsterdam last week. [...]

Philly Cops to Have New Policy for Interactions With Transgender Community

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The Philadelphia Police Department will soon implement a new set of guidelines for how officers interact with transgender people. The policy offers basic definitions of transgender men and women, and how best to sort out names and identities during interviews [...]

Chicago’s Ban on Handgun Sales Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules

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Gun dealers can set up shop in Chicago, a federal judge has ruled — declaring the city’s ban on firearms sales unconstitutional. Lawyers for the Illinois Association of Firearm Retailers were quick to predict that neighborhood gun stores could now [...]

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to Retire at End of Month

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month. [...]

Cincinnati ‘Desperately Short of Officers,’ Says New Chief

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New Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell, who was hired just before the November council election, said changes will be coming after a series of town hall meetings and a senior police staff retreat next week. “We are desperately short of [...]

Video: L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to Retire at End of Month

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month. [...]

And So the Baca Era Ends

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But whatever Baca’s priorities, I have reason to question that the welfare of his personnel and countrymen were high among them. His tax dollar-funded support of a department Muslim Community Affairs Unit was less concerning to my mind than his [...]

A Few Shots Can’t Hurt You

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I do not accept the excuse that you are afraid of needles. Get over it and go get protection from some bad bugs. [...]

Enforcing order: Urban policing in a volatile city

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Six months before the events at the end of 2005, certain incidents in one of the reputedly problematic neighborhoods in the town seemed to me richly informative about the sequence of events that could lead … [...]

Calif. police get new cruisers

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NBC 29 ORANGE COUNTY, Va. — The Town of Orange Police Department has two new, fully equipped cruisers on the way. Police Chief James Fenwick says the new cars, which each have a $ 30,000 price tag … [...]

Tulsa Police Help With Rescues at Apartment Fire

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A Tulsa police officer who spotted the apartment fire helped evacuate dozens from east Tulsa complex. [...]

Tulsa Police Officer Catches Baby Dropped From Apartment Fire

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Officer Alan Franks caught a baby that was dropped to him as residents desperately tried to escape. [...]

Most Vital 2014 Resolution

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Cop catches baby dropped from blazing home

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By Kendrick Marshall Tulsa World TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa Police officer caught a baby that was dropped to him from a balcony as residents desperately tried to escape the smoke and flames shooting from … [...]

Ex-officers’ trial over death of homeless man nears end

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Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — The prosecution and defense have rested in the trial of two former Fullerton, Calif., police officers charged in the death of a homeless man. The Orange County … [...]

Police: Pizza man sexually abused family dog

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By PoliceOne Staff WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. — Police arrested a 22-year-old man at the pizza place where he worked after his family’s surveillance video revealed that he sexually assaulted their … [...]

Thermal Imaging and Night Vision Devices

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Add these thermal imaging and night vision tools to your arsenal to enhance your vision in any type of light. [...]

NY man charged in 7 ‘Knockout Game’ assaults

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By Ray Sanchez CNN NEW YORK — A 35-year-old New York man has been charged with hate crimes in connection with seven “knockout” assaults, including attacks on two elderly woman and a mother … [...]

Manhunt on in Pa. Road Rage Slaying

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation was called in to help police find the gunman, who remains at large. [...]

Manhunt in Pa. Highway Slaying

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation was called in to help police find the gunman, who remains at large. [...]

Manhunt on Following Pa. Road Rage Slaying

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation was called in to help police find the gunman, who remains at large. [...]

N.C. City Examines Police Department Policies

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The Durham Police Department has faced many vexing questions recently in the court of public opinion. [...]

Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Punching Pa. Officer

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York City Police arrested a man after he allegedly punched an officer and then tried to carjack a passing driver just before midnight on Friday. [...]

Kansas Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Crash Recovering

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A Haskell County Sheriff’s deputy injured in a two-vehicle accident while responding Saturday to a call is in good condition at a Garden City hospital [...]

San Antonio Police Officers Open Law Firm Together

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It sounds like a premise for a sitcom, but two San Antonio police officers, with 25 years experience apiece, are about to embark on a new path and open a law firm together. [...]

Police: Trained MMA fighter fends off 4 attackers, 1 killed

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Associated Press LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Authorities say a resident who is a trained mixed martial artist killed a man suspected of taking part in a New Mexico home invasion. Dona Ana County sheriff’s … [...]

FBI joins police in manhunt for highway killer

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Fox News FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — The FBI has joined police in multiple states in the hunt for a pickup truck driver who rammed an SUV off a Pennsylvania highway and into a snowbank, then blew away … [...]

Pa. fugitive assaults officer during arrest

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By Greg Gross The York Dispatch YORK, Pa. — York City Police arrested a man after he allegedly punched an officer and then tried to carjack a passing driver just before midnight on Friday. Officers … [...]

Wounded vets help police put away child predators

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By Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON — Oskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture. After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, he now has a new … [...]

NC sheriff trades historic guns for new equipment

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By Meghann Evans Winston-Salem Journal FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Two vintage firearms have been gathering dust in the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office armory, relics from an era when gangsters ruled … [...]

Officer rescues 10-year-old stabbing victim

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By Anjali Hemphill CBS 13 STOCKTON, Calif. — A 10-year-old Stockton boy begged an officer to save his life after his stepfather allegedly stabbed him. Stockton police officers showed up to a gated … [...]

NC examines TASER use, excessive force policies

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By Anne Blythe The News & Observer DURHAM, N.C. — The Durham Police Department has faced many vexing questions recently in the court of public opinion, from queries about a teen who died in custody … [...]

Kyle Brown

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Virginia K-9 Breaks Leg Responding to Call

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Wincester, Va. Police K-9 Kota was attempting to get to a suspect who was hiding in a crawl space when the dog fell through the ceiling to the floor below on Jan. 4. [...]

Virginia Police K-9 Breaks Leg During Response

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Wincester Police K-9 Kota was attempting to get to a suspects when the dog fell through the ceiling. [...]

10 truths of police leadership

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With the knowledge of leadership experience gained in several agencies — good and bad — I’ve used my “gift” (see #7) of keen observation and analysis to formulate some truths … [...]

Does TASER deployment on a subject cause ‘mental impairment’ with legal ramifications?

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When a suspect tried to rabbit on foot from a drug interdiction stop in Louisiana and then refused to follow commands after officers caught him, he was zapped with a TASER three times before being successfully … [...]

Detroit Police Chief: Gun Owners Can Deter Crime

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Chief James Craig said that if more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking. [...]

Georgia Whalen

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Basic Tire Workout Jan 2014, Officer.com Jan article by John M. Wills

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Simple tire workout to train your total body. Equipment: heavy tractor tire (300 lbs) and sledgehammer. Repeat circuit 3-5 times for complete workout. Filmed @ East Coast Strength & Power in Fredericksburg, VA, owner Dan Emory, featuring Katie Schl… [...]

Texas officer struck by deputy during pursuit

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By Anum Valliani NewsWest 9 ODESSA, Texas — They say it all started with street racing, something residents on 8th Street and Overton are used to. But a high speed car chase ending there on Saturday … [...]

Texas officer struck by deputy during pursuit

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By Anum Valliani NewsWest 9 ODESSA, Texas — They say it all started with street racing, something residents on 8th Street and Overton are used to. But a high speed car chase ending there on Saturday … [...]

GLOCK G42: First Look

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Chris Reese, Warranty Tech Supervisor for GLOCK, Inc. North America in Smyrna, Ga. gives a first look at the new .380 caliber G42. [...]

GLOCK Previews G42 Ahead of SHOT Show Unveiling

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

GLOCK released a video previewing its new G42 handgun, which is set to be unveiled at SHOT Show. [...]

Got A Spare Tire?

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

The hoildays are over. Your spare tire has grown. Now what? [...]

Former NM prostitute sues ex-cop

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

By Scott Sandlin Albuquerque Journal, N.M. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A woman who describes herself as a former prostitute is suing a former New Mexico State Police officer she claims forced her to perform … [...]

Former NM prostitute sues ex-cop

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

By Scott Sandlin Albuquerque Journal, N.M. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A woman who describes herself as a former prostitute is suing a former New Mexico State Police officer she claims forced her to perform … [...]

NJ police work to curb sex trafficking ahead of Super Bowl

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super … [...]

NJ police work to curb sex trafficking ahead of Super Bowl

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super … [...]

Texas Cop Hit by Sheriff’s Truck

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Odessa Officer Donny Rocha Jr. was struck while pursuing suspects on foot after a high-speed pursuit. [...]

Texas Police Officer Struck by Deputy’s Truck

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Odessa Officer Donny Rocha Jr. was struck while pursuing suspects on foot after a high-speed pursuit. [...]

Slain San Antonio Police Officer Laid to Rest

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Officer Robert Deckard was shot during a high-speed pursuit of two armed robbery suspects on Dec. 8. [...]

Wounded Veterans Work to Put Away Child Predators

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

A c17-member class of veterans trained in computer forensics has been sent to ICE field offices. [...]

N.J. Works to Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super Bowl: sex trafficking. [...]

N.J. Sex Trafficking a Focus Ahead of Super Bowl

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super Bowl: sex trafficking. [...]

Number of Homicides Falls in Many Bay Area Cities

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Many Bay Area cities ended 2013 with their lowest number of homicides in years or even decades. [...]

N.C. Sheriff to Trade Historic Guns for New Equipment

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

The exchange of two guns and drum magazines for 88 new Bushmaster rifles is valued at about $60K. [...]

GLOCK Previews G42 Ahead of SHOT Show

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

GLOCK released a video previewing its new G42 handgun, which is set to be unveiled at SHOT Show. [...]

Iowa Man Arrested After Fight Over PB&J Sandwiches

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Police say a man pulled a knife on his brother during a fight over peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. [...]

Defense Technology Flash-Bang Simulator Training Kit

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

You want to be as prepared as possible to use less-lethal devices during call-outs. But if you could limit the cost and danger needed to train in their use, why wouldn’t you? That’s the idea behind Defense Technology’s Low Roll [...]

N.C. Sheriff Plans to Sell Vintage Tommy Guns to Buy Rifles

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

The Forsyth County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Office presented a proposal to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners last Thursday to sell the agency’s two 1928 Thompson submachine guns and drum magazines and buy 88 new Bushmaster rifles. [...]

Bratton Takes Reins of NYPD

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Bill Bratton, the colorful and charismatic former police commissioner, was sworn in again as New York City’s top cop on Thursday. [...]

Killer of Florida Corrections Officer Scheduled for Execution

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant after the Florida Supreme Court in December rejected Muhammad’s challenge to chemicals used in the state’s execution procedure. [...]

Veterans Trained to Hunt Online Child Predators

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Zepeda, 29, is part of a 17-member class of veterans trained in computer forensics and sent to Immigration and Customs Enforcement field offices. [...]

Daniel Defense DDM4 Rifle with Lite Rail

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

When my test and evaluation DDM4 arrived, I tore into the box like a kid on Christmas morning. Inside was a beautiful DDM4 rifle with a 16-inch barrel, Magpul MOE stock, DD’s fixed front and rear sights, a Superior Suppression [...]

N.Y. May Legalize Medical Marijuana

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to announce an executive action that would allow limited use of the drug by those with serious illnesses. [...]

Chasing Misdemeanants

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Some search-and-seizure rules are not very clear, and state and local federal courts might apply them differently. How can you be expected to pick and choose the right rule on an issue for which there doesn’t seem to be just [...]

Police Product Test: Smith & Wesson Tac Side-Zip Boots

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Out of the box I was impressed with the Tac boot’s clean, classic styling. The leather construction makes these puncture resistant and windproof, keeping your feet safe and warm in the colder months. [...]

.380 Pocket Pistol Added to Glock Line

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Glock Inc. announced today the launch of the company’s first pocket pistol, the .380 caliber Glock 42. [...]

Video: Tulsa Officer Catches Baby Tossed from Apartment Fire

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

A Tulsa, Okla., officer caught a baby that was dropped to him from a balcony as residents desperately tried to escape the smoke and flames shooting from an apartment fire early this morning. [...]

Thousands Attend Funeral of Slain San Antonio Officer

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

Minutes before, Chief William McManus instructed a dispatch officer to announce that Deckard’s badge number, 0582, would be retired. San Antonio police officers received the message over their department radios. [...]

Video: Texas Officer Struck by Deputy’s Vehicle During Pursuit

Posted on January 6, 2014 by in POLICE

An Odessa, Texas, police officer was run over by a truck driven by an Ector County Sheriff’s Department deputy Saturday night. [...]

Slain Texas officer laid to rest

Posted on January 5, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio police officer who was fatally shot last month while chasing two robbery suspects was laid to rest Saturday. The funeral at Cornerstone Church for Robert … [...]

Miss. teen flips SUV into police cruiser

Posted on January 5, 2014 by in POLICE

By Lindsey Shelton The Natchez Democrat, Miss. NATCHEZ, Miss. — A 16-year-old flipped his SUV into a Natchez police car late Friday night while reportedly running from a state trooper after the teen … [...]

Officer injured, suspect dead in Ga. shooting

Posted on January 5, 2014 by in POLICE

By Angel K. Brooks and Fran Jeffries The Atlanta Journal-Constitution LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Gwinnett County police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that took place Saturday afternoon … [...]

Iowa police arrest man after fight over PB&J sandwiches

Posted on January 5, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say an Iowa man was arrested after he pulled a knife on his brother during a fight over peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The Des Moines Register reports … [...]

Police Limit Comic: January 5, 2014

Posted on January 5, 2014 by in POLICE

Police Limit Comic is published on PoliceOne every Sunday. For more than a decade, the strip’s cast of unnamed characters has been constantly struggling with stresses, not only from the criminal element … [...]

Ga. Officer Shot, Suspect Killed

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

A Gwinnett County officer was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. [...]

More L.E. Agencies Using Wearable Cameras

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

Some law enforcement officers question whether video cameras will sour relations with the public. [...]

Fleeing Teen Flips SUV Into Mississippi Police Cruiser

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

A 16-year-old flipped his SUV into a Natchez patrol car while reportedly running from a state trooper. [...]

N.Y. Set to Allow Limited Use of Medical Marijuana

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

New York would become the 21st state to allow medical use of marijuana under an initiative Gov. Andrew Cuomo will unveil this week. [...]

Virginia Police Plan to Use Monster Truck as PR Tool

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

James City Police know police cruisers can be intimidating, so in hopes of enticing the public to approach them, the department has taken on a monster project — a monster truck, to be precise. [...]

Detroit chief: More citizens should be armed

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

Fox News DETROIT — Detroit’s police chief has a solution to help drive down crime in one of the nation’s most dangerous cities: arm more citizens. James Craig made the comments at a police … [...]

Officers cleared in fatal shooting of Va. man

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

By Kathy Adams The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH — Prosecutors have determined two officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old gunman in October were justified in their use of force and will not face … [...]

Texas cop shoots man stabbing pregnant girlfriend

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

By Bill Hanna and Mitch Mitchell Fort Worth Star-Telegram WATAUGA — A Watauga police officer shot a man in the head Friday afternoon as the man stabbed his pregnant girlfriend while another woman … [...]

Police: Soldier saves crowd from would-be tragic fire

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press SEATTLE — The quick thinking of a U.S. Army staff sergeant likely helped prevent a fire inside a Seattle night club from becoming a tragedy during New Year’s Eve celebrations … [...]

Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

By Henry C. Jackson Associated Press WASHINGTON — An unusual alliance of tea party enthusiasts and liberal leaders in Congress is pursuing major changes in the country’s mandatory sentencing laws … [...]

Okla. Officer Shot, Suspect Killed

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

An Oklahoma City police officer was wounded and a suspect was killed in a shootout Friday afternoon. [...]

Oklahoma City Police Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

An Oklahoma City police officer was wounded and a suspect was killed in a shootout Friday afternoon. [...]

Texas Officer Shoots Man Stabbing Woman

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

A Watauga police officer shot a man in the head Friday as the man stabbed his pregnant girlfriend. [...]

Texas Police Officer Shoots Man Stabbing Woman

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

A Watauga police officer shot a man in the head Friday as the man stabbed his pregnant girlfriend. [...]

Oklahoma City Officer Involved in Deadly Shooting

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

An Oklahoma City police officer was shot in a shootout with a suspect in Northwest Oklahoma City. [...]

Six Mexican Officers Detained in U.S. Man’s Death

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

Mexican authorities say they have detained six police officers in the death of a U.S. man who died after being arrested for disorderly conduct in the resort city of Playa del Carmen. [...]

Arguments on Surveillance Heard in Terrorism Case

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

A terrorism suspect’s attorney argued that a Chicago judge can restore “lost faith” in the judicial system by ordering the government to disclose whether it used the kind of expanded U.S. surveillance. [...]

Kahr Partners with Spyderco to Introduce Kahr Delica4 Knife

Posted on January 4, 2014 by in POLICE

Kahr Firearms Group’s Kahr Spyderco Delica4 is a distinctive variation of one of Spyderco’s most popular folding knives available exclusively through Kahr. The shorter blade makes it legal in jurisdictions with strict blade-length limitations. [...]

J. Goodman

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

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IACP 2013: Products from the Show Floor

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

At the IACP show these days there’s the conventional stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there’s the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And it can be [...]

Kel-Tec Firearms

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Kel-Tec CNC, Inc. is firmly committed to the development and production of original, unique, high-performance firearms. [...]

Officer wounded, suspect dead in Okla. city shootout

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff OKLAHOMA CITY – A suspect is dead after firing at police, wounding an Oklahoma City officer who sustained non-life-threatening injuries Friday. A man, who has not been identified … [...]

Photos of the Week for January 3, 2014

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

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Wis. police fight to honor memory of fallen cop

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff BELOIT, Wis. — Three men who have no affiliation with the Beloit Police Department are fighting to keep stickers that honor a fallen Beloit cop on the new cruisers the department … [...]

Psychological Trauma Keeping Wash. Sheriff’s Deputy From Job

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Spokane County Deputy Eric Johnson was one of the first on scene after two fellow deputies were shot. [...]

Trauma Keeping Wash. Deputy From Job

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Spokane County Deputy Eric Johnson was one of the first on scene after two fellow deputies were shot. [...]

Psychological Trauma Keeping Wash. Deputy From Job

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Spokane County Deputy Eric Johnson was one of the first on scene after two fellow deputies were shot. [...]

Va. Police Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Prosecutors have determined two Virginia Beach police officers were justified in their use of deadly force. [...]

Obama Proposes Firearm Background Check Changes

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

The Obama administration on Friday announced a pair of executive actions aimed at strengthening federal background checks for gun purchasers. [...]

Escapee From S.C. Mental Hospital Captured in Tenn.

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A South Carolina patient who escaped from a mental hospital was captured Friday in Tennessee. [...]

Escaped goat charges Okla. police

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By Joleen Chaney KFOR OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma City man thought someone was breaking into his house, only to find the intruder had four legs and horns. “I heard some rumbling, and I freaked … [...]

Escaped goat charges Okla. police

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By Joleen Chaney KFOR OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma City man thought someone was breaking into his house, only to find the intruder had four legs and horns. “I heard some rumbling, and I freaked … [...]

Officer.com – Home 2014-01-03 13:23:00

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

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Tacprogear BLACK releases NIJ Certified Hard Armor Plates

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Tacprogear BLACK announces the debut of a complete line of six NIJ Certified Hard Armor Ballistic Plates, to be shown at SHOT Show 2014. [...]

Officer.com – Home 2014-01-03 13:15:00

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

New M&P BODYGUARD 380 Leads Lineup of Exciting New Models for 2014 [...]

P1 Photo of the Week: A taste of reality

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo of the week comes from Officer Sophie Martinez of the Waco, Texas Police Department. Pictured are members of the Explorer Post 415 program. These teens volunteered … [...]

P1 Photo of the Week: A taste of reality

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo of the week comes from Officer Sophie Martinez of the Waco, Texas Police Department. Pictured are members of the Explorer Post 415 program. These teens volunteered … [...]

Officer.com – Home 2014-01-03 13:09:00

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

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Philly police go undercover in Saints gear at playoff game

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By David Henry 6ABC.com PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles fans are bursting with excitement and anticipation of Saturday night’s game. But the police and stadium security are hoping they’ll … [...]

How’s your memory?

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

One of my favorite games as a kid was Memory. It was so simple in its concept, yet somehow it managed to entertain me for hours. The game is all about observation, concentration, and a good memory. You could play [...]

Colo. police shoot, kill gunman fleeing police

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By Deb Stanley The Denver Channel THORNTON, Colo. — Police officers shot and killed a man after a police chase overnight in Denver and Thornton. Thornton Police said its officers were initially called … [...]

Man under house arrest asks for prison to escape wife

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

TheLocal.it TUSCANY, Italy — A man in Tuscany has begged to be put in prison in a bid to escape his “unbearable” wife, local police said on Thursday. The 32-year-old Tunisian, who was under … [...]

Fired W.Va. officer to return to active duty

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By Conor Griffith The Dominion Post WESTOVER, W.Va. — Westover Police Officer Matthew Starsick will be back on the force after the Westover Civil Service Commission ordered his rank restored. David … [...]

3 Chicago officers injured in collision

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Three police officers were injured when an SUV collided with their squad car in the Northwest Side’s Old Irving Park neighborhood, authorities said. About 11 p.m., the … [...]

Man arrested in England for driving NYPD squad car

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

By David Harding New York Daily News GUILDFORD, England — A man with a NYPD squad car has been arrested by British police after he drove it in an English town. The 33-year-old driver, Mark Knight … [...]

Police arrest suspect in Calif. priest killing

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Jeff Bernard and Tami Abdollah Associated Press EUREKA, Calif. — Police arrested a suspect Thursday in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead on New Year’s Day in a … [...]

Journalist sues NY police over Occupy protest arrest

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press NEW YORK — A journalist says New York City police officers tackled him and unfairly arrested him while he was covering the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Chris Faraone … [...]

Border Patrol agent accused in fatal shooting

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press HONDO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was facing a pending murder charge Thursday in the shooting death of a Central Texas man who he believed was having an affair with his wife … [...]

Are we slouching toward legalized marijuana?

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Let’s start off 2014 by “sparking up” a bit of controversy. For the third time in five years, I’m going to willingly wrap my hand around one of the third rails of editorial topics … [...]

Be dangerous: Maintaining street smarts off duty

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

“Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” I could only laugh — mostly at myself — as this quote from the James Bond villain Auric Goldfinger ran … [...]

Kneeling Handcuffing and Search: Defensive Tactics

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Instructor Richard Nance discusses the strengths of, and how to, perform handcuffing on a kneeling subject. [...]

Kneeling Handcuff and Search: Defensive Tactics

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Instructor Richard Nance discusses the strengths of, and how to, perform handcuffing on a kneeling subject. [...]

Schoolyard Bullies or Criminals?

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Bullying is a hot topic, and it is important officers be alert to at-risk kids, pay attention to patterns of behavior they see between alleged perpetrators and their victims, and creatively apply existing (and ostensibly better-written and conceived… [...]

It’s Preparation Not Paranoia

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

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Honoring the Fallen: A Tribute to Fallen Officers

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A total of 111 federal, state and local law enforcement officers lost their lives in the line of duty in 2013. [...]

William Bratton Promises Reforms in Return as NYPD Commissioner

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

William Bratton is pledging reforms to how New York City police officers work with the community. [...]

Bratton Promises Reforms as NYPD’s Top Cop

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

William Bratton is pledging reforms to how New York City police officers work with the community. [...]

Bratton Promises Reforms in Return as NYPD Commissioner

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

William Bratton is pledging reforms to how New York City police officers work with the community. [...]

S.C. Officer Assaulted Trying to Stop Dispute

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A man involved in a domestic dispute with his mother came to blows with a Rock Hill police officer. [...]

S.C. Police Officer Assaulted Trying to Stop Dispute

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A man involved in a domestic dispute with his mother came to blows with a Rock Hill police officer. [...]

Chicago Officers Injured When SUV, Cruiser Collide

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Three police officers were injured when an SUV collided with their squad car Thursday night. [...]

Three Chicago Officers Injured in Collision

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Three police officers were injured when an SUV collided with their squad car Thursday night. [...]

Three Chicago Police Officers Injured in Collision

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Three police officers were injured when an SUV collided with their squad car Thursday night. [...]

Fired W.Va. Police Officer Set to Return to Active Duty

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Westover Police Officer Matthew Starsick will be back on the force after the Westover Civil Service Commission ordered his rank restored. [...]

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Accused in Fatal Shooting

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Border Patrol Agent Adam Garibay was facing a pending murder charge Thursday in the shooting death of a Central Texas man who he believed was having an affair with his wife. [...]

Border Patrol Agent Accused in Fatal Shooting

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Border Patrol Agent Adam Garibay was facing a pending murder charge Thursday in the shooting death of a Central Texas man who he believed was having an affair with his wife. [...]

Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of California Priest

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Police arrested a suspect Thursday in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead on New Year’s Day in a church rectory in Northern California. [...]

Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Calif. Priest

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

Police arrested a suspect Thursday in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead on New Year’s Day in a church rectory in Northern California. [...]

Indianapolis Police: Man Stole, Sold Brain Samples

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A man who allegedly stole human brain samples from a medical history museum was arrested after a California man who bought some of the tissue online alerted authorities. [...]

Indy Police: Man Stole, Sold Brain Samples

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

A man who allegedly stole human brain samples from a medical history museum was arrested after a California man who bought some of the tissue online alerted authorities. [...]

Detroit Chief Says Armed Civilians Would Reduce Crime Rate

Posted on January 3, 2014 by in POLICE

If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Thursday. [...]

Area Lighting

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Illuminating large spaces for crime scenes and searches requires larger units suited to the task at hand. Here’s a look at some you might want to consider for your agency. [...]

Dallas lawyer killed after opening fire on police

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — Police responding to reports of a burglary at a Dallas apartment complex were fired upon early Thursday, prompting police to return fire, killing the gunman. Michael Edward … [...]

Officer.com – Home 2014-01-02 17:03:53

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

On a regular basis, one can find law enforcement agencies that are under scrutiny as a result of allegations of improperly handled evidence and property. The property and evidence function is a critical task. Often it is not recognized just [...]

‘Breaking Bad’ winner arrested on drug charges

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man who won a raffle to watch the series finale of AMC’s ‘‘Breaking Bad’’ with the cast has been charged … [...]

New NY police commissioner promises reforms

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press NEW YORK — William Bratton has taken over the nation’s largest police force and is pledging reforms to how New York City police officers work with the community. The 66-year-old … [...]

Sandhya Kapoor

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

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Crime in Detroit drops in 2013

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press DETROIT — Violent crime is down in Detroit, police have improved their response time to 911 calls and officers are solving a greater percentage of homicides, according to the city’s … [...]

Md. cop revives 9-day-old baby roadside

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By Matthew Stabley NBC Washington MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — A police officer helped save an infant in dramatic fashion alongside a Montgomery County road early Monday morning after the child’s … [...]

Law Enforcement Software 2013

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Public safety computing tools are now available for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices. The following is a look at some of the products that were released before the IACP conference. [...]

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Pasco County Deputy Darren R. Hill suffered two broken legs in addition to a broken arm in the crash. [...]

Fla. Deputy Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Pasco County Deputy Darren R. Hill suffered two broken legs in addition to a broken arm in the crash. [...]

Florida Deputy Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Pasco County deputy was seriously injured in a head-on hit-and-run crash with a pickup truck early Wednesday morning. [...]

Detroit Police Boast Drop in Violent Crime

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Police Chief James Craig said that the city ended 2013 with 333 homicides, down from 386 last year. [...]

Detroit Police Chief Boasts Drop in Violent Crime

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Police Chief James Craig said that the city ended 2013 with 333 homicides, down from 386 last year. [...]

Company Decides to Leave Colo. Over Gun Laws

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Magpul Industries announced it is leaving the state and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas. [...]

Man Charged in Fake Boston Marathon Claim Sues

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A man charged with trying to bilk the Boston Marathon bombing victims’ fund out of more than $2 million has filed a federal lawsuit claiming state police violated his constitutional rights. [...]

Naked Calif. man jumps roof-to-roof eluding police

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The Record STOCKTON — Police chased a naked man through a north Stockton neighborhood Monday, following on the ground as he jumped from one rooftop to the next and over some fences before resisting … [...]

Ex-firefighter hires undercover SC cop to kill wife

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Herald Online CHARLESTON, S.C. — A former Charleston firefighter currently involved in a lawsuit over a deadly furniture store fire is accused of trying to hire an undercover police officer to kill … [...]

Gloves 2013

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Maintain hand protection with the latest gloves that feature enhanced designs and materials. [...]

Ind. police: Man stole brains from museum, sold on eBay

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By Billy McCleery Indy Star INDIANAPOLIS — The details sound like the plot of a bad horror movie: Desperate for cash, a young man breaks into a warehouse to steal the brains of dead mental patients … [...]

SC officer assaulted while responding to domestic dispute

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By Jonathan McFadden The Herald ROCK HILL, S.C. — A Rock Hill man involved in a domestic dispute with his mother came to blows with a police officer on Wednesday, punching the policeman in the mouth … [...]

Convicted cop killer seeks new trial after witness recants testimony

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By Jennifer Palmer The Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY — Twenty-three years after testifying against his “favorite cousin” in the killing of an Oklahoma City police officer, a key witness has recanted … [...]

Ariz. officer shot by robbery suspect

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

ABC 15 PHOENIX — Authorities say a Phoenix police officer is in critical condition after being shot by a robbery suspect. A 63-year-old man who tried to help was also shot and wounded in the shooting … [...]

Vegas police: Guns N’ Roses helicopter ride violated policy

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By Ana Ley Las Vegas Sun LAS VEGAS — A Metro Police captain and an officer violated department policy when they took a Guns N Roses guitarist and his girlfriend on a helicopter ride as part of an … [...]

Calif. police receive $1.5M for youth gang reduction

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

edhat.com SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs is pleased to report that the cities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria and Lompoc have received $1.5 million in state grant … [...]

Miss. police officer released from hospital

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

By JB Clark Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO, Miss. — Tupelo Police Officer Joseph Maher was released from North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday morning, eight days after being critically … [...]

Police investigate death of popular Calif. priest

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press EUREKA, Calif. — Authorities say a popular priest has been found dead in the rectory of a Northern California church, and detectives have launched a homicide investigation. Eureka … [...]

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Florida Trooper Recovering Following Shooting

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The condition of a trooper shot in the face during at traffic stop is improving and the search is on for one of the people who escaped police at that shooting scene. [...]

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Two Arrested in Shooting of Phoenix Officer, Sheriff’s Posse Member

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Roger Allen Sharp and David Lee Murray Jr. were arrested Tuesday in the shooting of a Phoenix police officer and a Maricopa County Sheriff’s posse member. [...]

Phoenix Officer, Sheriff’s Posse Member Shot; Suspects Arrested

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The police officer and posse member underwent surgery and were listed in critical but stable condition. [...]

Phoenix Officer, Sheriff’s Posse Member Shot

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The police officer and posse member underwent surgery and were listed in critical but stable condition. [...]

Phoenix Police Officer, Sheriff’s Posse Member Shot

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The police officer and posse member underwent surgery and were listed in critical but stable condition. [...]

Florida Trooper Shot in the Face Recovering

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Trooper Lawrence Andrew Litzell returned fire, killing that suspect during the shootout on Dec. 28. [...]

2013 Ends With Drop in Homicides in Chicago

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The city recorded the fewest killings since 1965 its overall crime rate fall to level not seen since 1972. [...]

2013 Ends With Big Drop in Homicides in Chicago

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Fewest killings since 1965 were recorded and its overall crime rate fell to a level not seen since 1972. [...]

Phoenix Officer, Sheriff’s Posse Member Shot; Two Suspects Arrested

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The police officer and posse member underwent surgery and were listed in critical but stable condition. [...]

Witness Recants Testimony in Okla. Officer’s Death

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A key witness has recanted his testimony in the 1990 murder conviction of Alvin Parker. [...]

Witness Recants Testimony in Okla. Cop’s Death

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A key witness has recanted his testimony in the 1990 murder conviction of Alvin Parker. [...]

Six Arrested in Calif. Police Impersonation Prank

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Six teens are accused of posing as Southern California police officers and ordering people out of their cars by using megaphones and high-powered flashlights to obscure their real identity. [...]

Arizona Father, Two Daughters Found Dead in Home

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A father and his two young daughters have been found dead inside a home in the Phoenix suburb of Tolleson in what police are calling a murder-suicide. [...]

Colorado Shooting Victim’s Dad Forgives Classmate

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The father of a 17-year-old girl who was fatally shot at her suburban Denver high school said Wednesday that he and his wife have forgiven the killer, and he asked others to do the same. [...]

Las Vegas Police: Helicopter Ride Violated Policy

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

An inquiry found that a police captain and an officer violated department policy when they took a Guns N Roses guitarist and his girlfriend on a helicopter ride earlier this year. [...]

Tupelo Officer Wounded During Robbery Released from Hospital

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Tupelo Police Officer Joseph Maher was released from North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday morning, eight days after being critically wounded in a shootout. [...]

Wash. Dep. Passed Out in Patrol Car, Arrested

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

The sheriff’s office reports the 46-year-old deputy and 15-year veteran of the department was reported “passed out at the wheel” of his patrol car by a passerby, who also stated they were unable to wake him. [...]

Mayor-Elect Nixes Patrol Rifles for Boston PD

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

“Mayor-elect Walsh is opposed to the AR-15 rifles,” his spokeswoman Kathryn Norton said in a short statement yesterday. “Unless otherwise convinced by the Boston Police Department, he does not think they are necessary.” [...]

Homicide Rate Drops 18% in Chicago

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Homicides dropped 18 percent in Chicago last year and crime overall was down 16 percent, according to statistics released by the Chicagoi PD on Wednesday. [...]

The Two Million-Dollar Wound

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A lot of people think medically retired New Jersey transit officer Christopher Onesti may be the beneficiary of a “million-dollar wound,” a full disability pension for an injury that is not quite so disabling. [...]

CBP Officer Dies at Texas Port

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A Customs and Border Protection officer died Sunday while on the job at a Texas port. [...]

Video: Dallas Lawyer Killed After Reportedly Ambushing Police

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Dallas police shot and killed a lawyer from a prominent Dallas firm Thursday after police say he reported a burglary at his Uptown apartment and opened fire on officers. [...]

Video: Phoenix Officer, Maricopa Posse Member Shot by Robbery Suspect

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

“Sharp and the officer got into a struggle,” said Tommy Thompson, a Phoenix Police Department spokesman. “Seeing the struggle, the driver of the truck attempted to assist the officer. Ultimately, Sharp was able to take control of the officer’s gun, [...]

Crowds Flock to Legal Marijuana Stores in Colo.

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

From Telluride to Denver, thousands of people cheerfully stood in lines for hours to buy legal marijuana after presenting nothing more than identification. [...]

S.C. Officer Attacked During Domestic Dispute

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

A Rock Hill, S.C., man involved in a domestic dispute with his mother came to blows with a police officer on Wednesday, punching the policeman in the mouth, scratching his face, digging his fingernails into his skin and wrestling with [...]

Ohio Enacts Law to Create LE Database of Mentally Ill Subjects

Posted on January 2, 2014 by in POLICE

Three years after Clark County (Ohio) Deputy Sheriff Suzanne Hopper was ambushed and killed by a deranged man, a new rule went into effect Wednesday requiring courts to notify police about violent offenders with a mental illness. [...]

2013 ends with a big drop in homicides in Chicago

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press CHICAGO — Following a year when Chicago led the nation in homicides with more than 500, the city’s Police Department said Wednesday that in 2013 the city recorded the fewest killings … [...]

Man charged in fake Boston Marathon claim sues police

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press BOSTON — A man charged with trying to bilk the Boston Marathon bombing victims’ fund out of more than $2 million has filed a federal lawsuit claiming state police violated his … [...]

Pa. state trooper pepper-sprayed girlfriend’s son

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Associted Press UNIONTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state trooper has been placed on unpaid leave and charged with pepper-spraying his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son because the boy stayed in bed instead … [...]

Most of NY gun control law upheld

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal judge upheld most of New York’s new gun control law on Tuesday, rejecting arguments that its bans on large-capacity magazines and the sale of some semi-automatic … [...]

Thief carries 250-pound safe out of Mass. eatery

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Associated Press WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Massachusetts police are searching for a strong-armed thief who carried a 250-pound safe out of a restaurant. Kevin Hynes says a man walked out of his Stockholders … [...]

NY police grant targets disaster response

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

By Jennifer Micale pressconnects.com BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. — Several million dollars in grant funding through the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services will pay for a range of local … [...]

Wounded Miss. Officer Released From Hospital

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Tupelo Police Officer Joseph Maher was released from the North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday. [...]

Shot Miss. Officer Goes Home

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Tupelo Police Officer Joseph Maher was released from the North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday. [...]

Wounded Miss. Police Officer Released From Hospital

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Tupelo Police Officer Joseph Maher was released from the North Mississippi Medical Center Tuesday. [...]

Calls Released in Death of Alleged Cop-Killer

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Mario Edward Garnett died in a police shootout Saturday morning while trying to flee a bank in Phoenix. [...]

California Officers Shoot Man With Knife on NYE

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Stockton police officers shot a a knife-wielding man after responding to a domestic-disturbance report. [...]

Pa. State Trooper Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed Boy

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

A Pennsylvania state trooper has been placed on unpaid leave and charged with pepper-spraying his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son because the boy stayed in bed instead of going to school. [...]

Responding Colorado Officer Strikes Pedestrians

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

Two people were transported to a local hospital for evaluation after being struck by a Pueblo officer. [...]

Memphis Woman Arrested Same Day of Release

Posted on January 1, 2014 by in POLICE

A woman who just got out of jail Sunday was arrested again a few hours later after she allegedly drank a bottle of chardonnay, then drove drunk down Union Avenue in front of a police officer. [...]

Fla. cop shot in face during shootout, gunman killed

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff PALATKA, Fla. — A Florida Highway Patrol trooper is recovering at UF Health Shands Hospital after being shot in the face during an exchange of gunfire early Saturday. Trooper Lawrence … [...]

Firing overruled for Ohio trooper who left drunk man at Taco Bell

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By Laura Arenschield The Columbus Dispatch DELAWARE, Ohio — A State Highway Patrol trooper who was fired after failing to arrest a drunken driver during a stop on I-71 will get his job back, an arbitrator … [...]

Detroit leaders call for a bullet-free start to 2014

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By Marlon A. Walker Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Pastor Nicholas Hood III is urging a moratorium on violence throughout 2014. Hood, who was at the lectern Monday morning in a community room at his … [...]

Off-duty Okla. cop kills prison escapee during robbery attempt

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By Adam Kemp The Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY — A man killed by an off-duty Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Friday in Oklahoma City was a state Corrections Department escapee, authorities said. Darnell … [...]

Dad of Boston bomb suspect’s friend writes Obama

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press BOSTON— The father of a Chechen man shot to death by authorities in Florida while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation has written to President Barack Obama … [...]

6 teens arrested in Calif. police impersonation prank

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press TEMECULA, Calif. — Authorities say they arrested six teens accused of posing as Southern California police officers and ordering people out of their cars by using megaphones and high-powered … [...]

Audio: 911 call, video released of deadly Ariz. bank robbery

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jacques Billeaud and Sean Murphy Associated Press PHOENIX — A caller told an emergency dispatcher that a masked man raced into a Phoenix bank and then calmly described how police gunned down the … [...]

5 partygoers shot, 1 attacked in Brooklyn building

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK — Five men heading to a party were shot and a woman apparently was pistol-whipped, police and a community advocate said Tuesday, marking a year-end outburst … [...]

Dashcam Shows Woman Ram N.C. Police Car

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say a woman rammed a Leland, N.C. police cruiser during a police pursuit on Dec. 26. [...]

Video: Woman Rams N.C. Officer’s Cruiser

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

A Leland officer was sent to the hospital on Dec. 26 after a woman slammed her truck into his cruiser. [...]

New Boston Mayor Shoots Down PD Rifle Plan

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Boston mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh has shot down a plan to arm some police officers with AR-15 rifles. [...]

Off-Duty Okla. Trooper Kills Man During Robbery

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Darnell King was fatally shot when he attempted to rob off-duty Trooper John Marion on Friday. [...]

NYC Crime Down, But Decline Lags in Neighborhood

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Boasts by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that the city is the safest in America can ring hollow in Brownsville. [...]

NYC Crime Declines, But Lags in Neighborhood

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Boasts by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that the city is the safest in America can ring hollow in Brownsville. [...]

Police Say Four Bodies Found in California Home

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Four people, two of them children, were found killed in a Southern California home, police said. [...]

Detroit Leaders Call for Bullet-Free Start to 2014

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Detroit Police officials said it is hard to provide statistics on incidents related to celebratory gunfire in the city on New Year’s Day, but suggest the number of incidents is down compared with previous years. [...]

Ohio Trooper’s Firing Overruled in Taco Bell Case

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

A State Highway Patrol trooper who was fired after failing to arrest a drunken driver during a stop on I-71 will get his job back, an arbitrator has ruled. [...]

Boston Mayor-Elect Won’t OK AR-15s for Patrol

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh is shooting down the plan to arm some Boston patrol officers with military-style rifles — setting up a potential showdown with the department which has backed the controversial measure, citing a need for high-powered weapons in [...]

Top 10 PoliceMag.com Articles of 2013

Posted on December 31, 2013 by in POLICE

PoliceMag.com readers couldn’t get enough of articles focusing on weapons and tactics in the past year, according to the numbers. These topics dominated our list of the most well-read feature articles of 2013. [...]

Sandy Hook School Shooting Crime Scene Photos

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

On Dec. 30, 2013, the Connecticut State Police released select photos from the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., along with documents relating to the investigation. [...]

Cop impersonator with blue lights stops Fla. cop, gets caught

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Tampa Tribune TAMPA — Tampa police late Sunday arrested a Manatee County man, accusing him of using red and blue flashing lights in his Chevrolet Tahoe to stop a Tampa police officer to alert the … [...]

Dallas cop fired for shooting unarmed carjacking suspect

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Tanya Eiserer Dallas News DALLAS — A Dallas police officer was fired today after an internal investigation concluded that she violated the department’s deadly force policy when she shot a … [...]

Security beefed up after 2 suicide bombings kill 31 in Russia

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Vladimir Isachenkov Associated Press MOSCOW — Two suicide bombings in as many days have raised concerns that separatist militants have begun a terrorist campaign in Russia that could stretch into … [...]

The Top Crimes and Trials of 2013

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

CNN looks at the captivating trials and the unexpected tragedies that dominated 2013. [...]

Legal Pot Sales in Colorado Begin January

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Legal marijuana sales to those 21 and older begin Wednesday. [...]

Sochi Olympics Security Concerns Deepen

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Terrorism fears rise, with only six weeks before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. [...]

Ill. police awarded railroad safety grant

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Rosemary Mackey Chicago Tribune WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — Union Pacific Railroad has awarded 21 grants to community-owned railroad safety initiatives across its 23-state operating system. Ranging from … [...]

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Customs and Border Protection officer dies on duty

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A Customs and Border Protection officer collapsed suddenly at the Port of Brownsville while on duty and died. Darrell Jean Windhaus , 71, was pronounced dead … [...]

Teen dead after Ariz. mother poisoned 4 children on Christmas

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children with prescription narcotics drugs, including a teenage daughter who died. Police say she also … [...]

2013 in Review: Law enforcement fatalities dip to lowest level in six decades

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 111 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2013, an eight percent decrease from 2012, when 121 … [...]

Customs and Border Protection Officer Collapses, Dies at Texas Port

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Customs and Border Protection Officer Darrell Jean Windhaus died while boarding a vessel Sunday. [...]

Customs and Border Protection Officer Dies

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Customs and Border Protection Officer Darrell Jean Windhaus died while boarding a vessel Sunday. [...]

Customs and Border Protection Officer Collapses, Dies in Texas

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Customs and Border Protection Officer Darrell Jean Windhaus died while boarding a vessel Sunday. [...]

Customs and Border Protection Officer Collapses, Dies

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Customs and Border Protection Officer Darrell Jean Windhaus died while boarding a vessel Sunday. [...]

Boston police, incoming mayor clash over AR-15 proposal

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Antonio Planas The Boston Herald BOSTON — Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh is shooting down the plan to arm some Boston patrol officers with military-style rifles — setting up a potential showdown … [...]

L.E. LODDs Dip to Lowest Level in Six Decades

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

The 111 L.E. officers killed in the line of duty in 2013 was the fewest number of fatalities since 1959. [...]

Ohio cop shot, suspect killed in shootout

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff TROY, Ohio — A Troy police officer was shot in the leg and the suspected gunman was killed after an exchange of gunfire on a Troy street Sunday morning. Sgt. Jeff Kunkleman was … [...]

Ohio cop shot, suspect killed in shootout

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff TROY, Ohio — A Troy police officer was shot in the leg and the suspected gunman was killed after an exchange of gunfire on a Troy street Sunday morning. Sgt. Jeff Kunkleman was … [...]

NYPD defends counterterror activities

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Colleen Long and Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK — At a recent briefing in lower Manhattan, the New York Police Department gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry … [...]

Ill. teen kills pregnant girlfriend in botched robbery attempt

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CHICAGO — The suburban Chicago boyfriend of a pregnant teenager fatally shot on Christmas Day and his brother were denied bail Sunday and will remain in jail after being charged with … [...]

Sheriff to update probe into Colo. school shooting

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Investigators plan to release updated information about a shotgun attack on a suburban Denver high school that fatally wounded a 17-year-old girl. Arapahoe County … [...]

Colo. handyman who killed 3, set house on fire caught in Okla.

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Dan Elliott Associated Press DENVER — A monthlong hunt for a man accused of killing three people in Colorado and then setting a house on fire to cover it up has ended with his capture in Oklahoma … [...]

Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Shootout

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

A suspected gunman was fatally shot and a Troy police officer was wounded in a shootout early Sunday morning. [...]

Miss. cop killer arrested in ’10 for threats to president

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

By Bob Seavey and Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — The Secret Service says the man authorities have linked to a three-state bank robbery spree, the killing of one Mississippi police officer … [...]

Suspect in Miss. LODD Killed

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Mario Edward Garnett was fatally shot by a Phoenix detective Saturday morning after a bank robbery. [...]

Suspect in Miss. Officer’s Death Killed in Phoenix

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Mario Edward Garnett was fatally shot by a Phoenix detective Saturday morning after a bank robbery. [...]

Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Shootout

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

A suspect was killed and a Troy, Ohio police officer was injured in a shootout early Sunday morning. [...]

Suspect in Three Colo. Slayings Captured in Okla.

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

A monthlong hunt for a man accused of killing three people in Colorado and then setting a house on fire to cover it up has ended with his capture in Oklahoma. [...]

Wis. Police: Man’s Body Hidden in Cluttered Home

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Nicholas Retzlaff and Robert Michael Christophel allegedly killed Peter Holzberger before hidding his body inside his home cluttered with items he had collected. [...]

Conn. Gun Owners Rush to Register Weapons, Ammo

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Under a wide-ranging gun control law, gun owners in the state have until Tuesday to submit paperwork. [...]

Police: La. Shooter Embroiled in Difficult Divorce

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say Ben Freeman killed three people and himself, including his ex-wife, Jeanne Gouaux. [...]

New Laws Run the Gamut in Across U.S. in 2014

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts. [...]

New Laws Run the Gamut Across Country in 2014

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts. [...]

Portland Police Use Sandwich to Stop Suicide Attempt

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Officers were able to stop suicidal man from jumping from a parking garage by offering him a sandwich. [...]

Ore. Police Use Sandwich to Stop Suicide Attempt

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Officers were able to stop suicidal man from jumping from a parking garage by offering him a sandwich. [...]

Law Enforcement Fatalities Dip to Lowest Level in Six Decades

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 111 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2013. This is an 8% decrease from 2012. [...]

Digital Ally Awarded Statewide Contract With West Virginia

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Digital Ally today announced that it has been awarded a “sole-source” contract with the state of West Virginia to supply in-car video systems and related equipment to the state’s highway patrol department. [...]

Police Kill Suspect Wanted in Miss. Cop’s Death

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Authorities said Sunday that a man who was fatally shot by a Phoenix detective during a bank robbery had been the subject of a massive manhunt after killing one Mississippi police officer and wounding another following a bank robbery last [...]

Video: Newtown Shooting Records Provide Details From Inside School

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

State police investigative documents on the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting describe the painful reactions of officers entering the classrooms and the horrific conditions they found inside. [...]

Denver Police Won’t Actively Seek Pot-Smoking Scofflaws, Chief Says

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Extra Denver police officers will be on hand to protect patrons of newly legalized recreational pot shops on Wednesday, but they won’t be actively looking to arrest them if they light up in public. [...]

Deputy Recognized for Saving Dog in Shark Infested Waters

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

Dep. LeAna Cudzilo from the Manatee County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Department is being honored for the bravery and courage she exhibited when she jumped into shark infested waters to save a dog in distress. [...]

Are You Ready for the Future of Policing?

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in POLICE

There’s a chat-bot out there that knows what dialog to use to elicit the right information from the predator to get an identification and conviction. So maybe in the not too distant future, cyber detectives will not have to make [...]

NJ police: Man ordered dog to bite police

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

By Andy McNeil Courier-Post CAMDEN, N.J. — Authorities allege a Camden teen who ran from police commanded his mother’s dog to attack officers inside the family’s Waterfront South home … [...]

Ore. cop coerces naked, suicidal man to safety with sandwich

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

By Becky Bratu NBC News PORTLAND — A crisis-intervention officer — armed with a sandwich — persuaded a naked, disturbed man to come down off the ledge of a parking structure he was threatening … [...]

10-8 The Comic: Totally Innocent

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

10-8 The Comic is a fictional comic strip detailing the daily encounters and experiences of Officer Sam Boyde of the “Freeway Patrol.” While comic strips may be based upon extremely exaggerated … [...]

Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty in Colo.

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

By Kristen Wyatt Associated Press DENVER — A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary. Two floors of pot-growing rooms will have windows showing … [...]

Death of man in Border Patrol custody investigated

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office is investigating the cause of death of a man who collapsed in a Border Patrol holding cell on Christmas Eve after he … [...]

Man slain in Ariz. linked to Miss. officer’s death

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

By Bob Seavey Associated Press PHOENIX — A suspect killed by Phoenix police in a bank robbery attempt is believed to be the same man accused in the shooting death of a Mississippi police officer and … [...]

New York Police Work Stay at Forefront of Counterterrorism

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and new commissioner William Bratton, will take a hard look at operations. [...]

Liability for Tribal Police Officers Questioned

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

The issue of who is liable for the actions of tribal officers cross-commissioned as deputies remains muddled. [...]

Death of Man in Border Patrol Custody Investigated

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

The death occurred early Christmas Day at the Border Patrol’s Campo Station in San Diego County. [...]

Legal Pot Sales Begin Amid Uncertainty in Colorado

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening on Jan. 1. [...]

Police Limit Comic: December 29, 2013

Posted on December 29, 2013 by in POLICE

Police Limit Comic is published on PoliceOne every Sunday. For more than a decade, the strip’s cast of unnamed characters has been constantly struggling with stresses, not only from the criminal element … [...]

Calif. pair arrested after suspected burglar shot dead

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Glenda Anderson The Press Democrat LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County Sheriff’s officials on Friday confirmed they are investigating a fatal Christmas day shooting at an Upper Lake home where … [...]

Court: Pa. cop barred from carrying off-duty due to health record

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Matt Miller Penn Live Pennsylvania State Trooper Michael L. Keyes is in an odd situation. When on duty, he can carry a gun. Yet while off duty, he is barred by law from possessing any firearms, because … [...]

Key findings in newly released Newtown documents

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

The Associated Press Connecticut State Police on Friday released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Here are … [...]

Police: Difficult divorce a motive in La. slayings

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Stacey Plaisance Associated Press LOCKPORT, La. — It might have appeared that Ben Freeman was trying to right some wrongs in his life in the months before police say he killed three people and … [...]

Police: Difficult divorce a motive in La. slayings

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Stacey Plaisance Associated Press LOCKPORT, La. — It might have appeared that Ben Freeman was trying to right some wrongs in his life in the months before police say he killed three people and … [...]

NYPD determined to stay at forefront of counterterrorism

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Colleen Long and Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK — At a recent briefing in lower Manhattan, the New York Police Department gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry … [...]

NYPD determined to stay at forefront of counterterrorism

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

By Colleen Long and Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK — At a recent briefing in lower Manhattan, the New York Police Department gave an auditorium full of private security executives plenty to worry … [...]

Blinded N.C. Deputy Now Builds From Memory

Posted on December 28, 2013 by in POLICE

Former Mecklenburg County Deputy Ronnie Presnell was struck by a truck while on a break in 1998. [...]

Blinded North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Now Builds From Memory

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Former Mecklenburg County Deputy Ronnie Presnell was struck by a truck while on a break in 1998. [...]

Bail Denied in Alleged ‘Knockout Game’ Case

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

A judge has denied bail for a man charged with a federal hate crime for allegedly hitting an elderly man. [...]

Pair Arrested in Calif. After Suspected Burglar Killed

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Lake County Sheriff’s officials on Friday confirmed they are investigating a fatal Christmas day shooting at an Upper Lake home where large amounts of marijuana and firearms were later located. [...]

S.C. Police: No Beer Led to Ceramic Squirrel Stabbing

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

The Charleston County Sheriff’s office says a woman angry at a man for returning home without beer on Christmas beat and stabbed him with a ceramic squirrel. [...]

Wash. Burglary Suspect Found Hiding in Dog Kennel

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies found Daniel D. Travatte hiding under a blanket in a dog kennel at the Cedar Creek Animal Clinic. [...]

The day we caught the bad guy for a dollar

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

In the late 1970s I worked a two-man patrol car with John H. — a great partner. Four days a week we worked alongside John N. and Kenny M. They too were fantastic cops. Kenny was one of those unique … [...]

P1 Photo of the Week: Winter wonderland

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo of the week comes from Officer David Schneider of the Appleton, WI Police Department. The photo was taken by Officer Greg Ryan. Calling all police photographers! … [...]

Mass. Police Officer Answering Call Helps Revive Choking Baby

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Barnstable Officer Dennis Stampfl’s calm instructions over the phone helped save the 9-week-old baby. [...]

Mass. Officer Answering Call Helps Revive Baby

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Barnstable Officer Dennis Stampfl’s calm instructions over the phone helped save the 9-week-old baby. [...]

Photos of the Week for December 27, 2013

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

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Cognitec Brings Specialized Face Recognition Technology to Border Control Market

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

FaceVACS-Entry integrates into electronic gates for automatic passport checks [...]

Outgoing commish Ray Kelly reflects on job

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — As he has throughout his tenure as the city’s longest-serving police commissioner, Raymond Kelly puts the credit for a record reduction in crime and … [...]

NAUTIZ X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Now Shipping

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Handheld Group — a fast-growing manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, PDAs and smartphones — has started shipping the Nautiz X1. [...]

Woman grabs thief’s gun, leads cops to suspect

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Renee Tessman KARE.com MINNEAPOLIS — Cammy McGraw did everything police say you should not do. She came upon the armed robbery, jumped in to help, and then went after 23-year-old Jesse Scott Johnson … [...]

2013 in Review: SCOTUS decisions, from dogs to Katz

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

The 2012 United States Supreme Court decision in United States v. Jones curtailed law enforcement’s warrantless application of modern technology, but did so without specifically determining the privacy … [...]

2013 in Review: 5 observations on the past year

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Another year is behind us, and another one is about to begin. As I reflect on the past 12 months, a handful of issues and incidents stand out in my memory. I’m thinking specifically about two news … [...]

Search continues for suspects in Miss. cop’s death

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Stephanie Rebman Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO — Law enforcement didn’t take a break on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day from searching for those involved in a Monday bank robbery … [...]

San Antonio cop-killer loses federal death sentence appeal

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Michelle Mondo San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO — A federal appeals court has rejected the death-sentence appeal of Manuel Garza Jr., 33, who was convicted in the 2001 slaying of San Antonio … [...]

Fla. deputy praised for restraint during confrontation

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Stephen Thompson Tampa Tribune PALM HARBOR, Fla. — A Pinellas sheriff’s deputy avoided shooting an armed and suicidal 76-year-old man during a standoff Christmas Eve morning, even as the distraught … [...]

LAPD Police Officer Driving to Work Rescues Man

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Don Thompson helped pull a trapped man from a burning station wagon on Christmas Day. [...]

Police kill man who set fire to home with child inside

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Hector Becerra Los Angeles Times TORRANCE, Calif. — A man set fire to the apartment shared by his ex-girlfriend and their 2-year-old son early Thursday, authorities said, then set his mother’s … [...]

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Hailed Hero After Rescue

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

LAPD Officer Don Thompson, a 26-year veteran and bomb squad member, was on his way to work when he witnessed a fiery crash on the 405 freeway. [...]

Suspect in LAX shooting pleads not guilty

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Linda Deutsch Associated Press RA NCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — A short, slender man speaking in a hoarse voice pleaded not guilty Thursday to 11 federal charges, including the murder of a Transportation … [...]

Man faces hate crime charges after showing off-duty cop ‘Knockout game’ video

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — A white Houston-area man was arrested Thursday on federal hate crimes charges for allegedly shooting video of himself sucker-punching a 79-year-old black … [...]

Police: 4 dead after La. shootings, 3 injured

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press RACELAND, La. — A south Louisiana man attacked his former in-laws, his current wife, and the head of a hospital where he’d worked, killing three before killing himself, authorities … [...]

Police file on Newtown shooting to be released

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

John Christoffersen Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The planned release Friday of thousands of pages of police documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown … [...]

Four Dead After Multiple Shootings in Louisiana

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Police southwest of New Orleans say at least four people are dead after multiple shootings. [...]

Outgoing NYPD Commissioner Reflects on Job

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Raymond Kelly puts credit for a record reduction in crime on the officers who patrol the city’s streets. [...]

"Knockout Game" Assault Leads to Hate Crime Charge

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Federal officials arrest a Texas man and charge him with a hate crime for his involvement in a “knockout game” assault. [...]

Police File on Newtown Shooting to be Released

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

The planned release Friday of thousands of pages of police documents from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown could shed light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman. [...]

Police File on Newtown Rampage Yields Chilling Portrait

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Police released thousands of pages of documents from the probe into last year’s school massacre. [...]

File on Newtown Rampage Yields Chilling Portrait

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Police released thousands of pages of documents from the probe into last year’s school massacre. [...]

Fla. Deputy Praised for Restraint

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Pinellas County Deputy John Sachse Jr. avoided shooting an armed and suicidal man during a standoff. [...]

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Praised for Restraint

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Pinellas County Deputy John Sachse Jr. avoided shooting an armed and suicidal man during a standoff. [...]

San Antonio Cop-Killer Loses Federal Appeal

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Manuel Garza Jr. was convicted in the 2001 slaying of Police Officer John Anthony “Rocky” Riojas. [...]

Search Continues for Suspects in Miss. LODD

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Tupelo Sgt. Kevin “Gale” Stauffer was fatally shot and Officer Joseph Maher was wounded on Dec. 23. [...]

Four Dead After Louisiana Shootings, Three Injured

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say a man attacked his former in-laws, his current wife, and the head of a hospital where he’d worked, killing three before killing himself. [...]

California Police Kill Man Suspected of Setting Fire

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say a man set fire to the apartment shared by his ex-girlfriend and their son early Thursday. [...]

Man Charged in Greuseme Chicago Christmas Slaying

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

Alexis Valdez was arrested in the decapitation death of a man in an apartment on the Northwest Side. [...]

Getting in Shape Saved Virginia’s Police Officer’s Life

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

After Chesapeake Police Officer Troy Lindsey decided to get in shape, he found out he had a cancerous tumor eating his right kidney. [...]

N.H. Police Replace Family’s Stolen Christmas Gifts

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

A family’s Christmas was restored by Manchester police this week, after a burglar cleaned a basement storage area of wrapped gifts two days before Christmas. [...]

N.H. Police Replace Stolen Christmas Gifts

Posted on December 27, 2013 by in POLICE

A family’s Christmas was restored by Manchester police this week, after a burglar cleaned a basement storage area of wrapped gifts two days before Christmas. [...]

Va. police invest in new tech through grants

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Portsia Smith The Free Lance-Star FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Eight local law enforcement agencies are among a long list of sheriff’s offices and police departments across the state that received … [...]

Police: Christmas night fight between sisters ends in stabbing

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

The Akron Beacon Journal AKRON, Ohio — One sister is hospitalized and another is in jail after an argument over apple fritters ended in a stabbing. Akron police say they were called to the 900 block … [...]

Quick-thinking cop saves woman jumping to her death

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff A woman who tried to commit suicide Wednesday by jumping off a bridge instead found herself in the arms of a state patrol trooper who grabbed her just seconds before she fell. Sgt. Curt … [...]

Ore. man on meth fights off 12 cops while masturbating in bar

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh Oregon Live BEAVERTON, Ore. — A Beaverton man was arrested following a string of erratic outbursts that culminated in the suspect allegedly masturbating in a Salem roadhouse … [...]

Calif. deputy dies in crash during inmate transport

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jim Guy The Fresno Bee TULARE COUNTY, Calif. — A Tulare County Sheriff’s deputy was killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash while he was transporting prisoners, the department reported … [...]

NJ police honor cops who died on Christmas in ’05

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jonathan Lin The Jersey Journal JERSEY CITY — More than 50 Jersey City police officers ventured out into the freezing cold last night to pay tribute to police officers Shawn Carson and Robert Nguyen … [...]

Buying Injustice

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

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Trends to Follow in 2014

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

New purchasing trends to follow next year will vary from the smaller department to the larger and add urban and rural filters to it. What are some of the trends or issues to follow, here are a few. [...]

2 Texas officers wounded, suspect killed after manhunt

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff GRAND PRARIE, Texas — Two Grand Prarie police officers were wounded and a suspect was killed ending an hours-long manhunt on Christmas Day. A 16-year-old suspect whose name has … [...]

Calif. police acquire armored vehicle, citizens outraged

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

RT.com SALINAS, Calif. — Police in Salinas, California are under fire after the department acquired a heavily armored military vehicle for SWAT team operations. The $650,000 vehicle was gifted to … [...]

New high-tech cruiser unveiled by NYPD

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Pervaiz Shallwani ​The Wall Street Journal NEW YORK — To the untrained eye, it looks like almost any other New York Police Department cruiser combing the city’s streets — but this squad … [...]

New high-tech cruiser unveiled by NYPD

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By Pervaiz Shallwani ​The Wall Street Journal NEW YORK — To the untrained eye, it looks like almost any other New York Police Department cruiser combing the city’s streets — but this squad … [...]

Shellback Tactical Banshee Rifle Plate Carrier

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A couple years of years ago, Shellback Tactical had the idea of marketing a made in the USA plate carrier for the budget conscious consumer. Shellback eventually developed the Banshee Rifle Plate Carrier. [...]

NYPD: Down with officers, up with K-9s

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

BY Reuven Blau New York Daily News NEW YORK — The NYPD is going to the dogs. The department has slashed the number of officers by 17% over the past 12 years, but its force of crimefighting canines … [...]

Man Dressed As Santa Shot With Pellet Gun

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A man dressed as Santa, who was taking part in a toy giveaway in Washington, was shot in the back with a pellet gun. [...]

Fla. police dole out lottery tickets to speeders

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By J.D. Gallop Florida Today MELBOURNE, Fla. — Motorists caught speeding to grandma’s house in Melbourne were greeted with a bittersweet Christmas Day surprise as officers doled out warnings … [...]

Shoplifter fleeing police dies in SC wreck

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press AIKEN, S.C. — Authorities say a woman speeding away from a store in South Carolina after being accused of shoplifting on Christmas Eve was killed in a head-on crash. Aiken County … [...]

13, 14-year-old teens killed in NJ shooting, 3rd critical

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Newark officials say two teenagers have been shot and killed and a third is in critical condition in the northern New Jersey city. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn … [...]

Calif. Chief Helps Chase Down Carjack Suspect

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent helped chase down a carjacking suspect on Christmas Eve. [...]

Calif. Chief Helps Chase Down Suspected Carjacker

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent helped chase down a carjacking suspect on Christmas Eve. [...]

Civilian Lauded for Aiding Wounded Miss. Officer

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Randy Gregory helped save a wounded Tupelo police officer’s life while waiting on a train Monday. [...]

Suit in Pa. Stop for Arabic Flashcards Tossed

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A man detained for carrying Arabic language flashcards had his bid to sue federal agents rejected. [...]

Four Arrested in Shooting of California Teacher

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Police have arrested four teenage boys in the shooting of a Central California high school teacher who fought back during an attempted robbery at the school. [...]

Two Teens Killed in N.J. Shooting, Third Critical

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Newark officials say two teenagers have been shot and killed and a third is in critical condition. [...]

Nev. Gunman Told Patients to Flee Before Killing

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Newly released 911 tapes paint a scene of panic and terror inside a Reno medical building. [...]

S.C. Shoplifting Suspect Dies Following Car Crash

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A woman fleeing a Walmart on Tuesday afternoon after allegedly shoplifting collided head-on with a truck. [...]

Man in Santa Claus Suit Shot in D.C. With Pellet Gun

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say a man dressed as Santa delivering toys in southeast Washington, D.C., was popped in the back with a pellet gun as he walked down the street. [...]

Florida Officers Issue Speeders Lotto Tickets

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Police in Melbourne issued scratch-off lottery tickets instead of fines to Christmas Day speeders. [...]

ATF Source: FBI Operation Led to Border Agent Terry’s Murder

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A federal agent who exposed the Justice Department’s flawed gun-trafficking investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious says the FBI played a key role in events leading to the 2010 murder near Nogales, Ariz., of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian [...]

Video: Texas Officers Wounded, Suspect Killed in Christmas Shootout

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A Mansfield, Texas, teen who led Grand Prairie police on a nearly 10-hour manhunt after shooting at an officer at a traffic stop early Wednesday morning was pronounced dead after he was shot while walking into a neighborhood Christmas afternoon, [...]

Oakland Chief Chases Carjacking Suspect

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A man suddenly ran out of the SUV and away from the officers, police said. And that’s when the 39-year-old chief and Officers Chris Eggers and John Romero began chasing the man on foot. [...]

Fla. Officers Gave Christmas Speeders Lottery Scratchers

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

By 1 p.m. Christmas Day, more than 30 scratch-off game tickets were handed out to speeders and other traffic violators in a bid to spread holiday cheer while keeping the roads safe, police say. [...]

California Dep. Killed in Prisoner Transport Van Crash

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

A Tulare County (Calif.) Sheriff’s deputy was killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash while he was transporting prisoners, the department reported. [...]

Miss. Officer Killed, Another Wounded During Robbery Response

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Kevin “Gale” Stauffer, 38, was killed during a robbery at BancorpSouth Monday. Officer Joseph Maher, 27, was injured and was at last check in critical condition, WAAY TV reports. [...]

The Fallacy of Gun Buyback Programs

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

What you usually see in any gun buyback program is elderly people turning in old junk guns from some closet or garage where they have sat gathering dust for many years. [...]

Police: Ore. Meth User Masturbates in Bar, Fights Off Officers

Posted on December 26, 2013 by in POLICE

It took a Taser and more than a dozen officers on Sunday to finally subdue Andrew Frey inside Iggy’s Bar & Grill on Portland Road Northeast, the Marion County Sheriff’s office said. [...]

Civilian hailed as hero for saving cops following shooting

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

By Stephanie Rebman Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO, Miss. — Just another day waiting on a train at Crosstown on Gloster Street turned into a community calling Randy Gregory a hero for … [...]

Calif. chief helps chase down carjack suspect

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

By Henry Lee San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO Oakland’s top cop helped chase down a carjacking suspect on Christmas Eve, police said. Interim Chief Sean Whent was driving an unmarked Chevrolet … [...]

Texas cops search for suspect who shot at officers

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Grand Prairie police were searching a neighborhood near Joe Pool Lake on Christmas Day after a driver fired at police and then fled. The incident began at 4:30 a.m., when an officer … [...]

Suit over Pa. stop for Arabic flashcards tossed

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

By Ron Todt Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former college student who was detained for several hours at an airport after he was found carrying Arabic language flashcards had his bid to sue … [...]

4 teens arrested in shooting of Calif. teacher

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press FRESNO (Calif.) — Police have arrested four teenage boys in the shooting of a Central California high school teacher who fought back during an attempted robbery at the school. Fresno … [...]

Md. cops among volunteers delivering Christmas to kids

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

By Wendi Winters The Annapolis Capital Elves, large ones, began arriving at a nondescript cinder block building in Pasadena before sunrise on Tuesday — Christmas Eve. Inside, a large room was a veritable … [...]

Nevada gunman told patients to flee before killing

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

By Scott Sonner Associated Press RENO (Nev.) — Newly released 911 tapes paint a scene of panic and terror inside a Reno medical building where dozens of callers hid in bathrooms and exam rooms from … [...]

W. Pa. man charged with stealing cuffs in escape

Posted on December 25, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press COMMODORE, Pa. — A western Pennsylvania man is jailed on charges he stole a pair of handcuffs he was wearing when he allegedly escaped from a state police cruiser. Troopers say 29-year-old … [...]

Calif. Deputy Dies in Crash During Inmate Transport

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Tulare County Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst was ejected from an inmate transportation van. [...]

Coast Guard Officer Injured in Alaska Rescue Dies

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Petty Officer Travis Obendorf died on Dec. 18 from injuries sustained in the boat rescue last month. [...]

DC man in Santa suit shot with pellet gun

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Police say a man dressed as Santa delivering toys in southeast Washington, D.C., was popped in the back with a pellet gun as he walked down the street. A D.C. police … [...]

Christmas wishes, from PoliceOne to you

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

It’s Christmas Eve, and families across the country are gathering for a meal, attending church together, and sharing in the warm love of this cherished holiday. Well, most families are doing that … [...]

The ’12 Knights’ of Christmas 2013

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Every Christmas there are those who would not be around to celebrate Christmas if not for the courageous actions of police officers. Since I wrote the first of these “12 Knights of Christmas” … [...]

Ky. police get nearly $60K for body armor

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

FOX 19 FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security has awarded nearly $60,000 in grants to 11 law enforcement agencies to purchase body armor. The money is coming from the sale of confiscated … [...]

Mississippi Police Officer Dead, Another Critical

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Tupelo Police Officer Kevin “Gale” Stauffer was fatally shot and another officer was critically wounded. [...]

2 charged in death of off-duty Ill. cop killed breaking up robbery

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CHICAGO — Two men were being held without bond Monday in the shooting death of an off-duty Illinois sheriff’s investigator who was trying to break up an armed robbery outside … [...]

Ariz. pursuit ends in fatal shootout, suspect killed

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

By Brian Skoloff Associated Press PHOENIX — An early morning armed robbery at an Arizona adult boutique Monday ended in a shootout with a sheriff’s deputy that left one ex-convict dead and another … [...]

Police: Colo. teen shot, killed by stepfather

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police say a 14-year-old Colorado girl was fatally shot by her stepfather after a report of a burglary at her home. Colorado Springs police spokesman Larry … [...]

California Police Help Save Soldier’s Christmas

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Army Cpl. Chris Petrossian was in Afghanistan when robbers stole thousands of dollars’ worth of gifts. [...]

Calif. Police, Firefighters Help Save Soldier’s Christmas

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Army Cpl. Chris Petrossian’s Christmas was almost ruined when robbers stole thousands of dollars’ worth of Christmas gifts from his Lodi, Calif. home. [...]

Detroit Bankruptcy Threatens LODD Benefits

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

The city plans to cut the pension and health care benefits promised to the survivors of fallen officers. [...]

New Seattle Police Policy on Use of Force OK’d

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Beginning Jan. 1, Seattle police officers will be operating under new rules when it comes to using force. [...]

Calif. Police Officer Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

An Oxnard police officer on bicycle patrol sustained minor injuries after he was struck by a vehicle. [...]

One officer killed, other wounded by Miss. bank robbers

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff TUPELO, Miss. — Two or three bank robbery suspects opened fire on two responding officers at a bank Monday afternoon, killing one officer and wounding the other. Tupelo Police Cpl … [...]

Ga. Police Searching for Boy Find Two Bodies

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Police officers searching for a missing boy discovered two bodies Friday near the suburban Atlanta apartment complex where the child disappeared. [...]

Suspect Fatally Shot by Ariz. Deputy After Chase

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

An early morning armed robbery at an Arizona adult boutique Monday ended in a shootout with a sheriff’s deputy that left one ex-convict dead and another injured. [...]

Man Kills Self During Oklahoma City Standoff

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

Tactical officers found Michael Scott Pena dead inside a home after a 5 1/2 -hour standoff Saturday. [...]

Specially Trained Milwaukee Cops Help Homeless

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

The city’s Homeless Outreach Team will expand next year, with 30 additional officers receiving training in January and taking the concept citywide. [...]

Laptop leads Minn. police to suspect in campus robbery

Posted on December 24, 2013 by in POLICE

By Matt McKinney Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — A laptop stolen from a University of Minnesota student in a violent robbery last month beeped its location back to its owner, eventually leading University … [...]

Fla. man accused of fracturing infant’s leg over video game

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Robby Douglas Citrus Daily HERNANDO, Fla. — A Hernando man is facing an aggravated child abuse charge after he allegedly fractured the femur of a 4-week-old boy during a diaper change. The child’s … [...]

50 children receive bikes from Fla. police for Christmas

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Debbie Manis Orlando Sentinel LEESBURG, Fla. — Police officers and volunteers delivered 50 bicycles and other gifts to underprivileged children in the Leesburg area today. The Leesburg Police Department … [...]

Ind. police use grant to put more cops in schools

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Mary Wilds nwi.com CEDAR LAKE, Ind. — New grant money will allow the Hanover Community School Corp. to increase security in its schools. The School Board accepted a Secured Schools Safety Grant … [...]

Police save soldier’s stolen Christmas

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press LODI, Calif. — Army Cpl. Chris Petrossian was in Afghanistan when his frightened wife called to say robbers stole the thousands of dollars’ worth of Christmas gifts he had ordered … [...]

Ore. officer acted ‘heroically and brilliantly’ in shooting

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Greg Bolt The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene police officer acted “heroically and brilliantly” when he tackled and was forced to fatally shoot an armed man near Churchill High … [...]

Iowa man steals safe, leaves debit card at the scene

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Mitchell Schmidt Iowa City Press-Citizen IOWA CITY, IOWA — An Iowa City man accused of stealing a safe has been arrested after police say he left his debit card at the scene of the crime. The victim … [...]

Ga. police give Christmas gifts to children and seniors

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Steena Hymes LaGrange Daily News, Ga. WEST POINT, Ga. — Christmas came early for the children and senior citizens of West Point courtesy of the West Point Police Department. With the support of … [...]

Violent Okla. standoff ends in suspect suicide

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Bree Steffen KFOR OKLAHOMA CITY — Several families had to be evacuated after a man locked himself in a house with several assault weapons. “I answer the door. Police are frantic, telling … [...]

Violent Okla. standoff ends in suspect’s suicide

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Bree Steffen KFOR OKLAHOMA CITY — Several families had to be evacuated after a man locked himself in a house with several assault weapons. “I answer the door. Police are frantic, telling … [...]

Calif. police warn of fake department calls

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

The Times-Herald VALLEJO, Calif. — Police said at least one Vallejo resident has been victimized in a phone scam claiming to be calling from the police department, and are warning residents to be … [...]

The Conspiracy of Safety, three years on

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

As 2013 draws to a close, we can be thankful that we are looking at a marked reduction in officer fatalities. We mourn those lost and remember those who were injured in our wonderful and dangerous profession … [...]

Man throws 3-year-old son, himself off NYC roof

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press NEW YORK — A man involved in a custody dispute who was supposed to turn his 3-year-old son over to the boy’s mother instead threw the child off the roof of a 52-story Manhattan … [...]

Detroit bankruptcy threatens benefits of families of fallen cops

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Joe Guillen Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Three years after her husband was killed in the line of duty, Melissa Alexander-Huff and her son are still coping with the loss. Detroit Police Officer … [...]

Colo. trooper seriously injured by driver while investigating accident

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

The Denver Channel ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Investigators at the Colorado State Patrol say charges will likely be filed against the driver of a van that struck and injured Trooper Adeline Roybal while … [...]

NM cop reflects on wounds, long recovery

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Leslie Linthicum Albuquerque Journal BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. — The loud clap of a rifle round slamming into the engine block of her police car was about the best sound Robin Hopkins could have … [...]

‘Sheriff Joe’ lawsuits settle

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — Arizona’s most populous county agreed Friday to pay more than $7 million to settle lawsuits by a former Maricopa County official and two newspaper … [...]

L.A. Paramedics to Now Enter Active Shooter Zones to Aid Victims

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

The new goal is to have Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics and firefighters, protected by armed law enforcement teams, rapidly enter potentially dangerous areas during active shooting incidents to treat victims and get them en route to hospital trauma centers. [...]

San Antonio Officer Shot Two Weeks Ago Dies

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Robert Deckard of the San Antonio Police Department who was shot two weeks ago pursuing armed robbery suspects died Friday morning, the San Antonio Express-News reports. [...]

Turn In Your Guns

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

When the federal government shut down on Oct. 1, HUD-OIG opted to make special agents’ non-pay status worse by snatching their guns away. This left approximately 300 special agents both unarmed and unpaid. [...]

Miss. Dep. Killed in One-Car Crash

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

A deputy with the Union County (Miss.) Sheriff’s Department died Wednesday night as the result of a one-car accident. [...]

Families Ask Media to Stop Publicizing Names of Mass Shooters

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

For families, it is a small way to fight back. Their hope is that refusing to name the actors will mute the effects of their actions, and prevent other angry, troubled young men from being inspired by the infamy of [...]

12 Tips From Homicide Detectives

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

I work with some highly recognized homicide detectives who have provided tips that could help detectives and patrol officers alike. The following bits of wisdom apply to all investigations, regardless of the nature of the crime or who is investigating. [...]

Video: Suspects Arrested in Slaying of Ill. Investigator

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Two Bellwood, Ill., men in their 20s have been charged with gunning down a Cook County sheriff’s investigator as he tried to stop them from robbing his daughter and her boyfriend outside a holiday party at a VFW hall. [...]

SIG Sauer P227 Pistol

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

If SIG was to capture a larger share of this market it needed to offer a high-capacity .45 pistol. And that’s just what it did earlier this year when it released the P227. [...]

Video: 19-Hour Ky. Barricade Incident Ends with Suspect Surrender

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

An Army veteran who held Covington, Ky., police at bay for more than 19 hours, set fire to the house he had barricaded himself in, and exchanged gunfire with officers was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. [...]

Keep Your Sense of Humor

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

As a demonstrably immature 21-year-old, I defensively adopted a more reserved demeanor in the hopes that it would be interpreted by the academy staff as reflective of a sober nature. I beat down any temptation to crack a joke in [...]

Police Product Test: StatGear T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Designed by New York City Paramedic Avi Goldstein, the T3 is a true multi-tool but with one mission: freeing collision victims from the wreckage of their vehicles. [...]

Improving In-Car Video

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Over the last two years of IACP shows, in-car video manufacturers have debuted a number of new products that have followed new trends in the mobile video market. Here’s a look at some of those products and trends. [...]

Maximizing Striking Power

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Law enforcement combatives are about obtaining control, and knowing how to strike properly is a big part of that. This concept is brought home every time we see an ineffective officer struggling for control in a YouTube video or in [...]

Cops and Holiday DUIs

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

One study reported that overall alcoholic intake may not be greater among police officers, but officers have higher incidences of binge drinking. Take a moment to consider that…and where you land, particularly as holiday festivities (and New Year’s resolutions) approach. [...]

Fill Your Own Stocking

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Maybe you need a last minute tax deduction on professional and safety equipment before the end of the year. I know that at this time of year I require some of what I call needful things for myself. Here are [...]

IACP 2013: Both Sides of Today’s Police Products

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

There’s the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there’s the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to [...]

Police Product Test: Gerber Downrange Tomahawk

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Gerber has deemed the Downrange Tomahawk a “three tiered” breaching tool. The axe head serves as a hammer, chopper, and leverage point for prying. [...]

Who Loves Ya, Baby?

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Being overly emotionally committed to your agency only leads to heartbreak. Unrequited love is one of the toughest emotional hits a human can face and therefore I ask you to rethink your relationship with your agency and those who work [...]

AR Solo-Vault

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

ShotLock is introducing a solo-vault made specifically for full-framed AR platform rifles. Designed to hold a single AR-style tactical rifle, the ShotLock AR Solo-Vault is perfectly sized and adjustable to house most AR platform weapons that have a carry handle [...]

New Mexico Sheriff’s Deputy’s Long Road Home

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Bernalillo County Deputy Robin Hopkins has undergone nearly a dozen surgeries since being shot. [...]

N.M. Deputy’s Long Road Home

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Bernalillo County Deputy Robin Hopkins has undergone nearly a dozen surgeries since being shot. [...]

Teen Wounded in Colo. School Shooting Dies

Posted on December 23, 2013 by in POLICE

Claire Davis was in critical condition after she was shot by a classmate at Arapahoe High School. [...]

Ex-Phoenix Officer sentenced in Fatal Shooting

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Richard Chrisman was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison on assault and manslaughter charges. [...]

Standoff With Military Vet in Ky. Ends in Shootout

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

A military veteran who barricaded himself inside a home for more than 19 hours surrendered Sunday. [...]

Two Dead, Florida Deputy Injured After Crash

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Two people were killed in a crash and a sheriff’s deputy was also injured when he drove into one of the wrecked vehicles after the initial crash. [...]

Man Throws 3-Year-Old Son, Self Off NYC Roof

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

A man involved in a custody dispute threw the child off the roof of a 52-story Manhattan apartment building before jumping to his death. [...]

Three Gang Suspects Fatally Shot in Jamaica

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Jamaican authorities say three suspected gang members have been fatally shot by police in a security operation in a western parish. [...]

Police: Glasses may have saved teen in drive-by shooting

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press SEATTLE — A Seattle teenager’s glasses may have saved her life in a drive-by shooting. The Seattle Police Department said Sunday that a 16-year-old girl was lying on a couch inside … [...]

18-hour standoff ongoing between Ky. police, military vet

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Fox News LATONIA, Ky. — Authorities in northern Kentucky are working to end an 18-hour-plus standoff with a military veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who barricaded himself inside … [...]

Military vet surrenders after standoff, shootout with Ky. police

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press COVINGTON, Ky. — A military veteran who barricaded himself inside a northern Kentucky home for more than 19 hours has surrendered, police said Sunday. Covington police told WCPO-TV … [...]

Witness: Student killed by campus cop fought officer

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — A University of Incarnate Word student who was fatally shot by a campus police officer earlier this month had resisted arrest and scuffled with the officer moments … [...]

Ala. cop, 2 others killed in collision

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — A Centre police officer, a woman, and her child were killed Friday in a two-car crash in Cherokee County. Charity Sloane Brewster was driving with her two … [...]

Man in SC elderly home shoots at residents, officers

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press ORANGEBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina assisted living center resident is in jail after authorities say he fired a gun at the facility and then shot at arriving officers. The State Law … [...]

Teen who was shot in head at Colo. school dies

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. — A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials and her family said. Claire Davis, 17 … [...]

10-8 The Comic: Kissing Santa

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

10-8 The Comic is a fictional comic strip detailing the daily encounters and experiences of Officer Sam Boyde of the “Freeway Patrol.” While comic strips may be based upon extremely exaggerated … [...]

Police Limit Comic: December 22, 2013

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Police Limit Comic is published on PoliceOne every Sunday. For more than a decade, the strip’s cast of unnamed characters has been constantly struggling with stresses, not only from the criminal element … [...]

Alabama Officer Killed in Crash

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Centre Police Officer Jeffrey Hugh Bryant, a woman and her son were killed in a crash on Friday. [...]

Alabama Police Officer, Two Others Killed in Crash

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Centre Police Officer Jeffrey Hugh Bryant, a woman and her son were killed in a crash on Friday. [...]

Colorado Police Foil School Shooting Plot

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Two Trinidad High School students were arrested for allegedly planning a school shooting next month. [...]

Witness: Student, Texas Officer Fought Before Shooting

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

A witness said that a University of Incarnate Word student who was fatally shot by a campus police officer earlier this month had resisted arrest and scuffled with the officer moments before. [...]

Public, Media Barred From Hearing on Holmes Sanity

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

The public and the news media will be barred from a pretrial hearing in the Colorado theater shooting case that will include testimony from a psychiatrist. [...]

Tulsa Police: Recruitment Hurt by Stale Pay Increases

Posted on December 22, 2013 by in POLICE

Police recruitment applications in Tulsa are being hurt by job-security concerns and stale pay increases, a Tulsa police official told city councilors. [...]

10 top videos of 2013

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

From bizarre to funny to death-defying, the year’s top videos prove yet again just how unpredictable each day on the job can be as a police officer. Share your favorite caught-on-video moments in the … [...]

6 times police dominated social media in ’13

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

Police are always cautious when it comes to if and how they’ll use social media to their advantage. For most departments, it’s a great way to get news out about weather conditions, safety tips … [...]

Calif. police seek teens who shot teacher

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Police were searching Saturday for four teenage boys they say shot and injured a teacher who fought back during an attempted robbery at a central California high … [...]

Off-duty NY cop stabbed in neck by cousin

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

By Matt McNulty New York Post BROOKLYN — An off-duty NYPD officer was stabbed in the neck and face by a cousin after the cop asked the cousin to stop smoking pot in his Brooklyn home, cops said. Angel … [...]

Colo. cops foil potential school shooting, 2 in custody

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

By Anthony A. Mestas The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. TRINIDAD, Colo. — Two Trinidad High School students were arrested Friday for allegedly planning a school shooting next month. Police said a 15-year-old … [...]

Ex-Phoenix cop sentenced 7 years in ’10 fatal shooting case

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

Brian Skoloff Associated Press PHOENIX — A former Phoenix police officer was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison on assault and manslaughter charges after the fatal 2010 shooting of man during … [...]

4 arrested on murder charges in NJ mall carjacking

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

By Samantha Henry Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Four men have been arrested on charges of murder, conspiracy and other counts in the carjacking death of a man shot in front of his wife outside an … [...]

Off-duty Ill. cop killed breaking up robbery

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

By Adam Sege and Patrick Svitek Chicago Tribune BELLWOOD, Ill. — An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s investigator was fatally shot while breaking up an armed robbery outside a family holiday party … [...]

Off-Duty Ill. Sheriff’s Investigator Killed Breaking Up Robbery

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

Cook County Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada was fatally shot while breaking up an armed robbery. [...]

Ill. Sheriff’s Investigator Killed Breaking Up Robbery

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

Cook County Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada was fatally shot while breaking up an armed robbery. [...]

Tampa Police Save Pilot After Plane Crash

Posted on December 21, 2013 by in POLICE

A Tampa police helicopter spotted a plane crash and the officers helped rescue the pilot. [...]

Tampa Police Officers Rescue Pilot Following Plane Crash

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Tampa police posted the video taken by the helicopter camera showing the crash and dramatic rescue. [...]

Tampa Officers Rescue Pilot in Plane Crash

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Tampa police posted the video taken by the helicopter camera showing the crash and dramatic rescue. [...]

Tampa Police Officers Rescue Pilot in Plane Crash

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Tampa police posted the video taken by the helicopter camera showing the crash and dramatic rescue. [...]

Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting of Texas Deputy

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Henry Goedrich Magee was arrested in the killing of Burleson County Sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Sowders. [...]

Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting of Texas Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Henry Goedrich Magee was arrested in the killing of Burleson County Sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Sowders. [...]

Arizona County Settles Two Lawsuits vs. Sheriff Joe

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Maricopa County agreed Friday to pay more than $7 million to settle two lawsuits accusing Sheriff Joe Arpaio of abuse of power. [...]

Protest Over N.C. Police Custody Death Turns Violent

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Durham police said Friday that they had arrested six people, including a 15-year-old girl, during a march and demonstration about the death of 17-year-old Jesus Huerta. [...]

Neighbors: Nevada Gunman Had Botched Surgery

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Detectives were working to obtain Alan Oliver Frazier’s medical records to learn more about his physical and mental health. [...]

10 greatest mugshots of the year

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

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Ga. man gets 30 years for assaulting officer

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

By Chelsea Cariker The Atlanta Journal-Constitution AUSTELL, Ga. — A 24-year-old Austell man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday for the February assault of a Smyrna police officer, authorities … [...]

6 arrested in protest over teen who killed self in squad

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

The News & Observer DURHAM N.C. — Durham police said Friday that they had arrested six people, including a 15-year-old girl, during a march and demonstration about the death of 17-year-old Jesus … [...]

Mass. police, SWAT end 9-hour standoff with robber

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

By Nicholas Jacques The Boston Globe QUINCY, Mass. — A standoff between a suspected bank robber and police and a SWAT team on Furnace Brook Parkway in Quincy ended peacefully after more than nine … [...]

Texas officer shot in head during pursuit dies

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio police officer shot in the head by fleeing robbery suspects has died of his injuries. Authorities announced Friday that 31-year-old Robert Deckard died … [...]

San Antonio Police Officer Shot in Head Dies

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Robert Deckard died 12 days after being shot during a high-speed chase. [...]

Fla. PD reinstates officer fired over contradicted report

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

By Susannah Bryan Sun Sentinel HOLLYWOOD — Officer Isaiah Pitts, terminated seven weeks ago, is rejoining the ranks just in time for Christmas. Pitts, fired on Oct. 28 for allegedly lying to investigators … [...]

Man convicted of attempted murder for shooting Kan. cop

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

By Amy Renee Leiker The Wichita Eagle EL DORADO, Kan. — A Butler County jury deliberated for just over 2 1/2 hours Thursday before convicting Jan Tracy Kilbourne of attempted second-degree murder … [...]

P1 Photo of the Week: A miniature greeting

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo of the week comes from Regional Chief Ray T. Stevens of the South Carolina Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism. Pictured are two park rangers who were stopped … [...]

Photos of the Week for December 20, 2013

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

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Okla. man proposes to girlfriend during arrest

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press ELK CITY, Okla. — Talk about a marriage proposal to remember. An Oklahoma man proposed to his girlfriend last week while an officer tried to arrest him on two outstanding warrants … [...]

Suspect in custody for Texas officer’s murder

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CALDWELL, Texas — Authorities in Central Texas have identified a 28-year-old man they are accusing of killing a sheriff’s deputy serving a warrant. The Burleson County Sheriff’s … [...]

Keeping our cynical side at bay at year’s end

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

We’re wrapping up another year. It’s easy to let our cynicism get the better of us during the holidays, and 2013 is no different from years past. While everyone else is filled with good cheer … [...]

Don’t forget a fellow officer after an injury

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Work-related injuries can be devastating, especially for law enforcement officers — for whom even seemingly minor injuries can be career ending. Most officers think about the dangerousness of the … [...]

6 ways cops can handle the spotlight like a pro

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Thanks to body cameras, dash cams, and self-proclaimed citizen-journalists armed with smartphones, cops don’t stand a chance of staying off YouTube. So what happens when all eyes are on you? Public … [...]

How “the Red Sox Cop’s” candid celebration helped a wounded city

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

For Red Sox fans, he was a symbol of victory. For the city of Boston, he represented redemption. Officer Steve Horgan threw up his hands in triumph as David Ortiz rounded the bases after a grand slam that … [...]

Tulsa police: stale pay hurting recruitment

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jarrel Wade Tulsa World TULSA, Okla. — Police recruitment applications in Tulsa are being hurt by job-security concerns and stale pay increases, a Tulsa police official told city councilors Thursday … [...]

Mississippi Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Crash

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Union County Deputy Clinton H. Frazier’s cruiser left the roadway, hit an embankment and flipped. [...]

Tablet Mounting Solutions

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

At RAM Mounts, we recognize the benefit of flexibility when choosing a mounting solution and understand that many police departments are selecting tablets as a viable, convenient and cost-saving option. We’re now featuring the Roto-View Adapter Plate, an easy-to-use tablet [...]

FINDAR

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

FINDAR enables police to quickly locate metallic and non-metallic buried evidence for further investigation. Officers are able to find weapons, caches of drugs or money, clandestine graves, hidden bunkers, or soil disturbances. [...]

BTH-SPM100 Speaker Microphone

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

This Bluetooth-enabled version of the popular SPM-100 Observer connects to any PrymeBLU Radio Adapter, is lightweight, small, and features simple controls for easy operation [...]

Hide and Chic Purse Holster

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

This women’s concealer offers an ingenious hidden handgun compartment that is accessible from either end of the purse. The classic design will never go out of style. [...]

Omnivore Field Kit

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

The Omnivore Field Kit provides you the ability to capture video directly from the machine that recorded the video by connecting video cables directly to the video feeds coming from the system. [...]

FirstVu HD

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Try the FirstVu HD Officer-Worn Video System for a Chance to Win It! [...]

Attic Clear Pro – Extendale Pole

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

The Attic-Clear is an iPhone Camera Pole that allows viewing elevated areas up to 20 feet utilizing your existing iPhone and flashlight. [...]

XCAT Narcotics/Explosives/GSR Detection System

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

Clear unattended bags. Sample suspects at the scene for GSR. Test trace samples of narcotics. All with one system. [...]

Valor Lightbar

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

For officers who rank safety as a top priority and desire a low profile appearance, the Valor lightbar’s exclusive technologies and V-shape design provides unmatched lighting performance at every angle. [...]

Battery Organizers

Posted on December 20, 2013 by in POLICE

With our patented system, your batteries will stay locked in place until you are ready to slide them out and refill your flashlight or other electronic device. [...]

Mississippi Deputy Killed in Crash

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Union County Deputy Clinton H. Frazier’s cruiser left the roadway, hit an embankment and flipped. [...]

Pa. State Police Entice Veterans to Join Ranks

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

State police are giving military personnel, veterans and full-time officers a waiver for college credits. [...]

Man Convicted of Shooting Kan. Sheriff’s Deputy

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Butler County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Lawrence was shot during a traffic stop near Augusta on Sept. 2. [...]

Four Charged in Bogus Prison Release in Florida

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A man was charged with helping his brother’s killer and another murderer escape from prison with bogus court documents, authorities said Thursday in announcing more charges in the scheme. [...]

Trail of Blood Leads Fla. SWAT Team to Suspect

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A trail of blood lead the Broward Sheriff’s SWAT team to where the suspect was hiding. [...]

Florida Police Department Reinstates Fired Officer

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Isaiah Pitts, terminated seven weeks ago, is rejoining the ranks just in time for Christmas. [...]

Okla. Man Proposes to Girlfriend During Arrest

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

An man proposed to his girlfriend last week while an officer tried to arrest him on outstanding warrants. [...]

5 best police PSAs of 2013

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff What better way to get the word out about practicing caution when driving, vacationing, shopping, and locking up your house than to spread a catchy toon accompanied by a silly video created … [...]

Miss. cop dies in single-vehicle crash

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff UNION COUNTY, Miss. — A Union County Sheriff’s Deputy died Wednesday evening in a single car crash. Deputy Sheriff Clinton Frazier, 36, drove off the highway and struck an embankment … [...]

Ind. state trooper revives diabetic driver of donut truck

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Evansville Courier & Press EVANSVILLE — An Indiana state trooper revived the driver of a doughnut delivery truck by administering glucose after he apparently slipped into a diabetic coma and drove … [...]

The BJA Grant Writing and Management Academy: Tools for success

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

The end of the year is almost near and federal grant funding opportunities are few and far between. Now is the time to check out the Bureau of Justice Grant Writing and Management Academy. Anyone involved … [...]

Doctor testifies meth use killed homeless man, not Calif. police

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Adolfo Flores Los Angeles Times FULLERTON, Calif. — Challenging the heart of the prosecution’s case, a forensic pathologist told jurors Wednesday that heavy meth use — and not a severe … [...]

Texas deputy fatally shot serving warrant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press CALDWELL, Texas — A sheriff’s deputy was killed Thursday after gunfire erupted while he was serving a warrant at a home in Central Texas, authorities said. Sgt. Adam Sowders was … [...]

Texas Deputy Fatally Shot Serving Warrant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Burleson County Sgt. Adam Sowders was fatally shot as he entered a home Thursday morning. [...]

Texas Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot Serving Warrant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Burleson County Sgt. Adam Sowders was fatally shot as he entered a home Thursday morning. [...]

Family of wounded cop: Nothing more docs can do

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Mark D. Wilson, Alia Malik, and Drew Joseph San Antonio Express News SAN ANTONIO — After being shot during a police chase and spending two weeks in intensive care, there is not much more doctors … [...]

Trail of blood leads Fla. SWAT to suspect, 3 arrested

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Wayne K. Roustan Sun Sentinel LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. — Three men are in custody following a burglary and police-involved shooting in Lauderdale Lakes, Wednesday. It began around 11 a.m. at a home … [...]

Conn. cop on leave after shooting self in leg at restaurant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Frank Juliano and Michael P. Mayko Connecticut Post, Bridgeport BRIDGEPORT — The veteran police officer who discharged a gun in a crowded restaurant Tuesday, shooting himself in the leg and blowing … [...]

Newtown chief withdraws request to fire officer with PTSD

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Dave Altimari The Hartford Courant NEWTOWN, Conn. — The Newtown police chief has decided not to recommend the firing of an officer who has been out of work with post-traumatic stress disorder since … [...]

2013 holiday gift list for police officers

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

There is great honor in what we do. Rather than being caught up discussing a “Trial by YouTube” posted by the feckless, let’s remember what drew us to law enforcement in the first place: … [...]

Facebook Forum: What’s next for police in 2014?

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

We asked our Facebook fans what trends they expect or anticipate to take root in the coming year for their department — whether an internal issue or otherwise. Here’s what some of our fans came … [...]

Two Dead, Two Injured in Reno Hostpial Shooting

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A gunman and one other person were killed during a shooting at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. [...]

Pa. State Police to veterans: Your service counts as credit

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Tony LaRussa The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review PITTSBURGH, Pa. — State police hope to entice active military personnel, veterans and full-time cops to join its ranks by allowing them to replace college … [...]

Pa. State Police to military vets: come on board, your experience will count

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

By Tony LaRussa The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review PITTSBURGH, Pa. — State police hope to entice active military personnel, veterans and full-time cops to join its ranks by allowing them to replace college … [...]

Reno Hospital Killer Appeared to be on Mission

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Police think a suicidal gunman was on a mission of violence when he calmly entered a urology office. [...]

New Toledo Chief Lives Dream of Life on Beat

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Lt. Bill Moton was announced as Mayor-elect D. Michael Collins’ pick as new police chief Monday. [...]

Ariz. Detective Won’t Testify Again on Child Death

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A judge granted former Detective Armando Saldate’s request to assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. [...]

Conn. Cop Accidentally Shoots Self in Restaurant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Bridgeport Officer Juan Santiago discharged a gun in a crowded restaurant, shooting himself in the leg. [...]

Conn. Officer Accidentally Shoots Self in Restaurant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Bridgeport Officer Juan Santiago discharged a gun in a crowded restaurant, shooting himself in the leg. [...]

Indiana State Trooper Revives Doughnut Driver

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

An Indiana state trooper revived the driver of a doughnut delivery truck by administering glucose after he apparently slipped into a diabetic coma and drove off the roadway early Monday. [...]

Court: N.C. Trooper Shouldn’t be Fired Over Hat

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

An appeals court in North Carolina says a state trooper should not have been fired for changing his story about what became of his wide-brimmed hat. [...]

Suspect Chased by Alaska Trooper Frostbitten

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Troopers say that when they finally caught up to him and put him under arrest, he had frostbitten feet and was suffering from hypothermia. [...]

Staying Safe and Staying Sane

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

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St. Louis Chief Calls for FBI Investigation of Deadly Force Incident

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

in a rare move, Police Chief Sam Dotson has requested that the FBI review his department’s handling of an officer-involved shooting that killed a 25-year-old man. [...]

Pa. State Police Woo Military Veterans with Credit for Experience

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

The Pennsylvania State Police hope to entice active military personnel, veterans and full-time cops to join its ranks by allowing them to replace college credits with work experience. [...]

Conn. Officer Wounded by Accidental Discharge

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A city police officer suffered a gunshot wound to his thigh after what police described as an accidental discharge of his handgun. [...]

Oakland PD Buys Ford Interceptor SUVs

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

The department is receiving 82 of the new vehicles, marking the largest fleet purchase since 2001. [...]

New Philly PD Interrogation Policy Takes Effect Jan. 1

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

On Jan. 1, the Philadelphia Police Department will implement a sweeping new interview policy that’s aimed at protecting the rights of people who are questioned by detectives and eliminating instances of investigators being accused of coercing confessions from suspects. [...]

LASD Ends Special ‘Friends’ Hiring Program

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

The program, known as “Friends of the Sheriff,” has been in existence for at least eight years. Some high-ranking sheriff’s officials injected themselves into the vetting process to lobby for favored job candidates, records show. [...]

Texas Deputy Shot, Killed Serving Warrant

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Sgt. Adam Sowders was part of a team of officers entering a rural residence east of the town of Somerville to serve a warrant. [...]

N.Y. Trooper Dies from Crash Injuries

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

New York State Police officials announced Tuesday the death of Trooper David Cunniff. Trooper Cunnif’s cruiser was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer Monday night on the Thruway. [...]

Student Charged with Harvard Bomb Hoax

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

A Harvard University student was named Tuesday in a criminal complaint alleging he was responsible for bomb threats that led school officials to delay some final exams, including his, that had been scheduled for Monday. [...]

Video: Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Leg Strikes

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques. [...]

Canadian Officer Succumbs to Injuries from Suicide Attempt in Station

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in POLICE

Hamilton police announced just after 11 p.m. Tuesday that Staff Sergeant Ian Matthews died of injuries he received earlier in the day. He died at about 10 p.m. in hospital. [...]

No foul play in Calif. jail explosion, 10 hurt

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Rick Hurd Contra Costa Times DUBLIN — Ten people were injured — including one person who suffered serious head wounds — when an oven inside the Santa Rita Jail exploded on Tuesday … [...]

Toledo chief-to-be says policing is lifelong dream

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Taylor Dungjen The Blade TOLEDO, Ohio — As a kid growing up in New York City, Bill Moton and his buddies would sit on the curb and wait for the police officers who walked along the streets of their … [...]

Uses of body cameras expand as device goes global

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

The Economost Thanks to digital technology the world is replete with cheap and highly capable cameras. ABI, a research firm, reckons there were a billion built into the mobile phones and tablets shipped … [...]

Hate crime triggers federal oversight of NY police

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Ray Sanchez and Cindy Y. Rodriguez CNN PATCHOGUE, NY — In the December chill of Long Island, Joselo Lucero stands on the spot where seven teenagers attacked his brother and another Hispanic man … [...]

Jetboots

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

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More border agents assisting local police

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Rob O’Dell and Bob Ortega AZ Central On the afternoon of March 15, 2011, at least five Border Patrol agents and another federal agent went with Sierra Vista police officers to conduct a “knock … [...]

Former Pa. campus police officer sues school

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By David Singleton The Times-Tribune SCRANTON, Pa. — A former University of Scranton police officer accuses the school of violating the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law for firing her after she notified … [...]

LA county dept. wrongly hired 80 problem officers

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Robert Faturechi, Ben Poston and Seema Mehta Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department acknowledged Tuesday that it hired about 80 officers who should have … [...]

Va. police create dating profile to catch perp

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Laura Geller NBC 12 RICHMOND, Va. — From blind date to blind-sided, dinner with a pretty woman turned into a day in court for one Richmond man. Richmond Police used some different and creative … [...]

Grant helps NY police purchase new vehicle

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Levi Pascher The Leader Herald GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. — The city will purchase a new car for the Police Department for about $9,000, thanks in part to a $20,000 federal grant received by the department … [...]

Judge: Texas police can get warrant based on future crime predictions

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Eric Nicholson Dallas Observer PARKER COUNTY, Texas — Police in Parker County had been watching Michael Fred Wehrenberg’s home for a month when, late in the summer of 2010, they received a … [...]

1 gunshot victim dies after Reno hospital shooting

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

By Scott Sonner Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Some fled in panic as gunshots echoed through a sprawling Reno hospital complex while others locked themselves in medical offices as dozens of police … [...]

Badge Apps

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Manhunt

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Manhunt provides law enforcement with smartphone based management tools to quickly contain a subject on the run. With predictive location tracking using terrain and time factors, your perimeter can be visualized ensuring containment. Manhunt can als… [...]

Civil Defense Ammunition Line (9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP and .380 Auto)

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For Cops, By Cops: Field sobriety made easy with the all-in-one iPhone app

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Business Name: OneShot Apps Product: MYFSTs iPhone app Officer / Department: Officer Arthur KcKiernan, California Highway Patrol Website: MyFSTs.com What is your signature product? MyFSTs is a field sobriety … [...]

AR-style DB15 Pistol (.223/5.56)

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Child safety app

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TAC-SX2, TAC-PX2 Tactical 12-Gauge Shotguns

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Rogers Rail Lite (RRL) Mounted Light

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P3X Fury Tactical Flashlight

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Police Department Achieves Strong Return on Investment with LEID Products BACS Evidence Management System

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Details on return on investment from BACS evidence management solution unveiled in white paper from LEID Products and the North Andover, Massachusetts Police Department [...]

Detective Scott Wisner Receives Officer of the Month Award for December 2013

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Detective Scott Wisner of the Connecticut State Police as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award. [...]

Baltimore Police Instructor to Serve Prison Time in Training Shooting

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

William Kern, a 16-year veteran of the force, was sentenced by a judge to 18 months in jail, with all but 60 days of that suspended. [...]

College Police Forces Increasingly Expand Reach

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Campus police are empowered these days to do far more than just respond to campus emergencies. [...]

Baltimore Officer Jailed in Training Shooting

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Police Instructor William S. Kern was sentenced to two months in jail for accidentally shooting a trainee. [...]

11 Injured in Oven Explosion at California Jail

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

A natural gas explosion in an oven at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on Tuesday injured 10 inmates, including one critically, and a corrections officer. [...]

Gunman Kills Self, One Other at Reno Hospital

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L.A. County Sheriff Dept. Wrongly Hired Deputies

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said it hired about 80 officers who should have been disqualified because of problems in their backgrounds. [...]

Come On, Get Happy

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

As we move into a new year it is natural we look forward to where and how we can make improvements in our lives. How is your level of happiness, and is this the year to begin taking steps toward [...]

Harvard Student Accused of Making Bomb Hoax

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

Bomb threats that led to the evacuations of four Harvard University campus buildings this week were made by a student trying to get out of taking a final exam, federal prosecutors said. [...]

Former Pa. Campus Police Officer Sues School

Posted on December 18, 2013 by in POLICE

A former University of Scranton officer accuses the school of violating the stat’s whistleblower law. [...]

Gunman shoots 4, kills himself at Reno hospital

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press RENO, Nev. — A lone gunman shot has injured four people before killing himself at a hospital building in Reno, Nev. Reno police say the man entered the Center for Advanced Medicine … [...]

In Photos: NJ police swear in ill boy as honorary officer

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

When the Bridgewater (N.J.) Police visited St. Peter’s Hospital in December to drop gifts off to the pediatric ward – something the department has been doing since 2006 – they met a young … [...]

Universal Drop-Leg Munitions Pouch

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11 injured in explosion at Calif. jail

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff DUBLIN, Calif. — Alameda County Fire officials have confirmed that 11 people have been injured in an explosion at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and at least one person suffered … [...]

Seat Organizer

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KinetX Baton

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

The problem with traditional expandable batons is that they are designed to strike with the smallest end of the baton. How much success would a major league player have if they walked up to the plate and tried to hit [...]

Md. cop to serve 2 months for accidental training shooting

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police Officer William S. Kern will serve two months in prison for shooting and critically wounding a recruit during February training exercises … [...]

College police forces increasingly expand jurisdiction

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Eric Tucker Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies. Campus police around … [...]

LA police win $6M settlement over ticket quotas

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Joel Rubin and Catherine Saillant Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $6 million to a group of police officers who accused their superiors … [...]

Cops: Drunk woman smoking cigarette backwards had child, beer in car

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Palm Beach Post VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Florida woman is being held in jail without bail Tuesday, after deputies said she drove while drunk with a child in the car. Deputies said they arrested Christy … [...]

Mass. officers attacked over towed car

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By PoliceOne Staff LOWELL, Mass. — A Lowell police officer was attacked by a man after he became angry that his girlfriend’s car was being towed. Devante Degree, 21, ran towards Officer Charles … [...]

Mass. police get $569K to combat gang violence

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Lyle Moran Lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. — The city will receive a $569,000 grant to combat gang violence in the next year, an increase of 10 percent over this year’s funding, the city’s Statehouse … [...]

As homicides drop, Chicago police focus on social networks of gangs

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Tony Dokoupil NBC News CHICAGO — It was an overcast noon, and 12 miles from the city’s sparkling core, Police Commander David McNaughton was ready for murder. His district on the southwest … [...]

Ind. town introduces new police chief

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Ellie Bogue The News-Sentinel Mayor Tom Henry announced Monday the appointment of Garry Hamilton, a 19-year veteran with the department, as the new police chief of Fort Wayne. The announcement was not … [...]

New York Trooper Critical After Crash

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A state trooper is in critical condition after his cruiser was hit by a tractor trailer on the Thruway Monday night. [...]

Photo: X-ray reveals Fla. burglar swallowed necklaces

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Associated Press LARGO, Fla.— A man faces burglary and tampering charges after an X-ray machine revealed a dark mass near his stomach while he was being booked into jail. Pinellas County Sheriff’s … [...]

Pa. suspect caught after escaping police custody in cuffs

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Pamela Lehman The Morning Call NAZARETH, Pa. — Daniel J. Preziosi eluded a pair of state constables Monday on his way back to Northampton County Prison, but couldn’t slip Old Man Winter. The … [...]

NY trooper critically injured in 3-car crash

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Catie O’Toole Syracuse.com Salina, NY — A New York state trooper was critically injured Monday night when a tractor-trailer struck his patrol car on the Thruway in the city of Amsterdam … [...]

When do you let a ticket slide?

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What makes an officer more or less likely to issue a speeding ticket?” Former police officer Justin Freeman gave his opinion on the topic, below … [...]

For Cops, By Cops: Strap on survival equipment with the T.U.C. Rig

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Business Name: T.U.C. Rig, LLC Product: T.U.C. rig Officer/ Department: Officer Julie Williams, Largo Police, 11 years Website: http://www.tucrig.com What is your signature product? The Tactical Under Carry … [...]

Ill. police: Give us access to gun permit data

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jake Griffin The Daily Herald ILLINOIS — Suburban police say it’s a frequent scenario: They’re called to respond to a tense situation at a house and don’t know if anyone inside is licensed … [...]

NYPD Officer Gives Homeless Man Sweatshirt

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Carlos Ramos removed his sweatshirt from under his coat and uniform and gave it to the man. [...]

New York Trooper Critically Injured in Crash

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A state police trooper was critically injured when his cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer Monday night. [...]

New York Trooper Dies After Cruiser Struck

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A tractor-trailer rear-ended Trooper David Cunniff’s patrol car during a traffic stop Monday night. [...]

New York Trooper in Crash Dies

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A tractor-trailer rear-ended Trooper David Cunniff’s patrol car during a traffic stop Monday night. [...]

New York State Trooper Dies After Cruiser Struck

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A tractor-trailer rear-ended Trooper David Cunniff’s patrol car during a traffic stop Monday night. [...]

All Clear After Lock Down of Harvard Campus

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Four buildings were evacuated after police received an email saying explosive devices may be inside. [...]

Preparing to Search: Officer Survival Tip of the Week

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Preparing to Search: Officer Survival Tip of the Week [...]

Preparing to Search: Officer Survival Tip

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Dave Smith (JD “Buck” Savage) talks about the officer safety and survival concerns when searching a vehicle. [...]

Killer Habits

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Ga. Chief Vindicates Officer in Confrontation

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Glynn County Police Officer Kevin Jones is back on full duty today after Police Chief Matt Doering ruled that he acted reasonably to stop an assault by a woman. [...]

Handcuffed Man Escapes Pa. Constables

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Nazareth police said a handcuffed man slipped away from two constables after a court hearing Monday. [...]

Pair Plead Guilty in Tulsa Shooting Rampage

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Two men charged with first-degree murder and hate crimes in the shooting deaths of three people in Tulsa last year pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to life in prison without parole. [...]

Bank Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Ill. Police

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

Evanston police officers shot and killed a man suspected in the robbery of a bank on Monday [...]

Suspected Florida Burglar Swallowed Necklaces

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

A man faces burglary and tampering charges after an X-ray machine revealed a dark mass near his stomach while he was being booked into jail. [...]

Your officers don’t speed off duty, do they?

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

During a recent episode of the ABC News show 20/20, reporters shadowed law enforcement officers in the Raleigh, N.C., area to monitor their speeding. Since most of the officers they spotlighted on the show were not from the Raleigh Police [...]

What’s in your range bag?

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in POLICE

This month, Law Enforcement Technology considers what each of us should have in our range bag. I knew I would get a dozen different opinions from my firearms instructor friends on this topic. The common answer: it depends on where [...]

Precious resources

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More media, less wires

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Capturing survival stories on film

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NYPD Officer Gives Homeless Man Sweatshirt Off of His Back

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Officer Carlos Ramos removed his sweatshirt from under his coat and uniform and gave it to the man. [...]

Officer.com – Home 2013-12-16 15:16:00

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Private Label Opportunities Available for Firearm Manufacturers, Scholastic and Youth Programs, Law Enforcement Training, New Shooter Programs, Shooting Preserves and Ranges, Hunting Clubs and Special Events and Programs [...]

Fla. cop shot in stomach released from hospital

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

CBS Miami MIAMI — The Miami-Dade police officer who was shot during a violent confrontation with a man who was involved in a Walgreens robbery and shooting, is home from the hospital. Officer Saul … [...]

Boy, 8, leads Ga. police to break-in suspect

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Rodney Thrash The Atlanta Journal-Constitution BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — An 8-year-old boy who saw someone break into his parents’ car late Sunday night helped Brookhaven police capture a person … [...]

Truckers help police catch drunk wrong-way driver

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

KHOU.com HOUSTON — Wrecker drivers helped Houston police officers catch a suspected drunk driver who was traveling the wrong way on the freeway early Monday. An HPD officer spotted a Cadillac driving … [...]

Developing a successful grant strategy for a law enforcement agency Part III

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Grant Management Best case scenario: You put together a great grant team, submitted a terrific application, and got funded! Worst case scenario: See above. The fact is, your agency can’t have a great … [...]

Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop’s life

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Sally Ho and Dan Hinkel Chicago Tribune ARLINGTON, Ill. — After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a Northwest suburban home … [...]

Conn. officers honored for saving strangled baby

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich New Haven Register SEYMOUR — The heroic actions of two Seymour police officers in saving the life of an 8-day-old baby nearly strangled to death by its mother were recognized … [...]

Ind. police chief credits grant program for drug bust

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Courtney Godfrey WDRB.com AUSTIN, Ind. — Although Austin Police did all the leg work, Police Chief Donald Spicer says a large group of drug dealers and users were taken off the street last week … [...]

NY cop gives cold homeless man his sweatshirt

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Fox News NEW YORK — An NYPD officer is being credited with offering some Christmas kindness to a freezing homeless man by literally giving him the shirt off his back. The New York Post reports Officer … [...]

NY cop gives cold homeless man shirt off his back

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Fox News NEW YORK — An NYPD officer is being credited with offering some Christmas kindness to a freezing homeless man by literally giving him the shirt off his back. The New York Post reports Officer … [...]

M Branson

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Ill. officers facing post-Christmas layoffs

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Matthew Walberg Chicago Tribune LYONS, Ill. — Amid talks over a new contract, the village of Lyons has sent notices to 10 of its police officers that they will be laid off two days after Christmas … [...]

2 dead in crash with LA cruiser, officer injured

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Matt Stevens Los Angeles Times PALMDALE, Calif. — Two people who were killed when the SUV they were riding in was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol car in Palmdale on Saturday … [...]

FBI says it disrupts shootings through interventions

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Eileen Sullivan Associated Press WASHINGTON — The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental … [...]

Sheriffs refuse to enforce laws on gun control

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

By Erica Goode The New York Times GREELEY, Colo. — When Sheriff John Cooke of Weld County explains in speeches why he is not enforcing the state’s new gun laws, he holds up two 30-round magazines … [...]

The Gift of the Magi

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Colo. Sheriff: Gunman Armed With Intent to Harm Many People

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

The terror at Arapahoe High School on Saturday lasted 80 seconds, the sheriff says. It was only 1 minute 20 seconds from the time the gunman went into the school until he shot and killed himself. [...]

Man Arrested in Car Bomb Plot at Kansas Airport

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Authorities say a Kansas man accused of planning to detonate a car bomb at the Wichita airport has been arrested. [...]

Virginia Deputy Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

The jury has recommended a sentence of six years in prison for Craig Patterson, an Arlington County Sheriff’s deputy who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of 23-year-old Julian Dawkins. [...]

Student Gunman Wounds Two, Kills Self in Colo.

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding two fellow students before killing himself. Police also found two Molotov cocktails at the scene. [...]

FBI Disrupts Shootings Through Interventions

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Officials say the FBI has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year. [...]

Neighbor of Ohio Girl Found in Trash Arrested

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Jerrod Metsker was arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin. [...]

Colorado Governor Visits School Shooting Victim

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Colorado’s governor has asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school. [...]

Conn. Officers Lauded for Saving Strangled Baby

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Sgt. David Parratt and Officer James Duda were honored with Lifesaving medals for their actions in saving the baby boy during an incident that occurred on the Seymour/Beacon Falls line July 15. [...]

Two Dead in Crash With L.A. Sheriff’s Cruiser

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Two people who were killed when the SUV they were riding in was hit by a Los Angeles County cruiser. [...]

Illinois Officers Face Post-Christmas Layoffs

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Amid talks over a new contract, the village of Lyons has sent notices to 10 of its police officers that they will be laid off two days after Christmas. [...]

Calif. Gun Owners Warily Eye Rifle, Shotgun Database

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Assembly Bill 809, signed into law in 2011, imposes on rifles and shotguns the same record-keeping requirements that currently apply to handguns. [...]

4 Die in Compton Crash After LASD Chase

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Four people were killed in Compton on Saturday morning after a high-speed pursuit by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies ended with the pursued car slamming into another vehicle before flipping and bursting into flames. [...]

Des Moines PD Changes Chase Policy

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

A revamped Des Moines Police Department chase policy now details specific criteria for terminating a pursuit and allows only marked police vehicles to participate in chases. [...]

SRO’s Quick Response Saved Lives at Colo. School

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Much of the credit for limiting the carnage from Pierson’s attack on Arapahoe High is being lauded upon an Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputy who serves as the school’s resource officer. [...]

Report: FBI Disrupts Mass Shootings with Mental Health Intervention

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals. [...]

Motive for Colo. School Attack Still Murky

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Few details are coming out to possibly indicate why 18-year-old Karl Pierson walked into Centennial, Colo.’s Arapahoe High School with a shotgun, ammunition, a machete, Molotov cocktails, and an intent to kill — but one of his friends has an [...]

Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Laws on Gun Control

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

He shuffles the magazines, which look identical, and then challenges the audience to tell the difference. “How is a deputy or an officer supposed to know which is which?” he asks. [...]

Chief: Officer Justified in Throwing 70-Year-Old to Pavement

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Glynn County, Ga., police officer Kevin Jones acted reasonably Dec. 5 when he threw a 70-year-old woman to the pavement on St. Simons Island and has been returned to full duties, county Police Chief Matt Doering says. [...]

Chief: Officer Justified in Throwing 70-Year-Old to Pavement

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Glynn County, Ga., police officer Kevin Jones acted reasonably Dec. 5 when he threw a 70-year-old woman to the pavement on St. Simons Island and has been returned to full duties, county Police Chief Matt Doering says. [...]

Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Laws on Gun Control

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

He shuffles the magazines, which look identical, and then challenges the audience to tell the difference. “How is a deputy or an officer supposed to know which is which?” he asks. [...]

Video: Harvard Buildings Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Harvard University evacuated four buildings on campus this morning after receiving unconfirmed reports of explosives. [...]

Video: Harvard Buildings Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

Harvard University evacuated four buildings on campus this morning after receiving unconfirmed reports of explosives. [...]

NYPD Officer Gives Shirt to Homeless Man

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

A warmhearted NYPD officer on patrol near the UN gave a shivering homeless man the sweatshirt off his back Friday. [...]

NYPD Officer Gives Shirt to Homeless Man

Posted on December 16, 2013 by in POLICE

A warmhearted NYPD officer on patrol near the UN gave a shivering homeless man the sweatshirt off his back Friday. [...]

Pa. police: Driver disguised pot as Christmas presents

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

Centre Daily Times MARION TOWNSHIP — Somebody won’t be getting their Christmas presents this year. A Florida man is behind bars Friday after police said he was caught in Marion Township transporting … [...]

10-8 The Comic: My Super Power

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

10-8 The Comic is a fictional comic strip detailing the daily encounters and experiences of Officer Sam Boyde of the “Freeway Patrol.” While comic strips may be based upon extremely exaggerated … [...]

Ohio chief lauded for firing back at Kanye West

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

The Akron Beacon Journal BRIMFIELD, Ohio — Folks in Northeast Ohio have known Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver as the self-proclaimed “Internet Sensation.” This week, the nation … [...]

Undercover stings used to fight domestic terrorism

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

By Roxana Hegeman Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — The arrest of a Kansas man accused of trying to bring what he thought was a car bomb into a Wichita airport marked the culmination of a months-long … [...]

Sheriff: Colo. gunman wanted to hurt many more

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

By Dan Elliott and P. Solomon Banda Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A teenager who wounded a fellow student before killing himself at a suburban Denver high school entered the building with a … [...]

Police Limit Comic: December 15, 2013

Posted on December 15, 2013 by in POLICE

Police Limit Comic is published on PoliceOne every Sunday. For more than a decade, the strip’s cast of unnamed characters has been constantly struggling with stresses, not only from the criminal element … [...]

Bells Toll in Newtown for School Shooting Victims on Anniversary

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage. [...]

Colo. Gunman Planned to Hurt Many More

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

The teen had a shotgun, a machete and three Molotov cocktails and ammunition strapped to his body. [...]

Undercover Stings Used to Fight Domestic Terrorism

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

The FBI says that the stings are a vital, legal tool for averting potentially deadly terrorist attacks. [...]

R.I. Town Defeats Recall Attempt for Gun Changes

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

Voters in a small Rhode Island town defeated an effort by gun rights activists Saturday to recall four sitting town councilors who had proposed changing the way gun permits are issued. [...]

Pa. Police: Driver Hid Pot as Christmas Presents

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

Police say the man had about 20 pounds of marijuana in large boxes wrapped as Christmas presents. [...]

Bells toll in Newtown to mark anniversary of shooting

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

By John Christoffersen Associated Press NEWTOWN, Conn. — Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local … [...]

Colo. school shooter sought revenge against teacher

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

By Can Elliott and Thomas Peipert Associated Press CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Investigators on Saturday were working to find out what motivated a teenage gunman to enter his suburban Denver high school armed … [...]

Pittsburgh police adopt domestic violence program

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

By Margaret Harding The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review PITTSBURGH — A new Pittsburgh police program will try to connect domestic violence victims with resources to reduce the risk of more violence, police … [...]

Justified NM police-involved shooting costs city $900,000

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

By Dan McKay Albuquerque Journal ALBUQUERQUE — Alan Gomez died two years ago in the entryway of his brother’s home — shot in the chest by an Albuquerque police officer who said he thought … [...]

Cops rescue ‘completely submerged’ man from icy river

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE

By Adam Sege Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — The man poking his head out of the water had one hand on the dock, but he was losing his grip after several minutes in the Chicago River this morning, large … [...]

Newtown Set to Quietly Mark Anniversary of School Shooting

Posted on December 14, 2013 by in POLICE