February 22, 2019

EMS News Feeds

    Indian Announced a Motorcycle Build-off Competition Between Texas Veterans and First Responders
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 22:59 by Firehouse

    Non-profit organization pins Austin Vs. Dallas in competition to benefit veterans and first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. […]


    NAEMSP president discusses impact of the ET3 model
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 22:51 by EMS1

    Our co-hosts sit down with the NAEMSP president to discuss how the new reimbursement model will transform all aspects of the industry […]


    NAEMSP president discusses impact of ET3 model
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 22:51 by EMS1

    Our co-hosts sit down with the NAEMSP president to discuss how the new reimbursement model will transform all aspects of the industry […]


    Michael Leo
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 21:23 by Firehouse

    Michael Leo is a captain with the FDNY. While earning a bachelor’s degree in fire and emergency management at John Jay College, Leo studied the expanding role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for use in emergency management. He has presented his… […]


    LION Enters Exclusive Boot Partnership with Weinbrenner Shoe Company
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 21:17 by Firehouse

    DAYTON, OH – LION First Responder PPE, Inc., the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder protective equipment (PPE) in the United States and Weinbrenner Shoe Company, manufacturer of Thorogood brand footwear have entered into a long-term… […]


    LION Enters Exclusive Boot Partnership with Weinbrenner Shoe Company
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 21:17 by Firehouse

    DAYTON, OH – LION First Responder PPE, Inc., the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder protective equipment (PPE) in the United States and Weinbrenner Shoe Company, manufacturer of Thorogood brand footwear have entered into a long-term… […]


    MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway Program 2019 Starts
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 19:27 by Firehouse

    Thirteen departments will each receive four new sets of state-of-the-art gear. […]


    Trijicon Introduces Fiber Sights
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 19:09 by Staff

    Trijicon Inc. is introducing a new line of Trijicon Fiber Sights to its iron sight portfolio. […]


    911 Industry Leader and Former NENA and FDNY Director Joins Hexagon
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 19:05 by Firehouse

    Christopher Blake Carver, ENP, and former NENA Director of PSAP/911 Operations and FDNY Director of Fire Dispatch Operations, has joined its U.S. Public Safety team. […]


    Watch GA Firefighters Rescue Hikers from Creek
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 18:06 by Firehouse

    Walker County firefighters and other first responders used a cable system to save men who were stranded overnight trying to cross a creek’s fast-moving waters. […]


    Watch CT Crews Tackle House Blaze
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 17:24 by Firehouse

    No one was hurt as firefighters from two departments battled the fire at a Manchester home Thursday afternoon. […]


    Nearly 40 FL Firefighters Battle Three-Alarm Blaze
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 15:55 by Firehouse

    Crews from nine departments battled the warehouse fire in Tamarac for more than two hours Wednesday night. […]


    SC Fire Chief Worried about Department Closing
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 15:17 by Firehouse

    Dorchester County officials are considering abolishing the Ashley River Special Tax District, and that means the Ashley River Fire Department could shut down. […]


    “Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett Charged with Felony for Filing False Police Report
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:36 by Staff

    Following several weeks of investigation by Chicago police—and due diligence by the Cook County State’s Attorney office—”Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with a felony for filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a hate-… […]


    Video of Virginia Officer Playing “Dolls” with Girls Goes Viral
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:33 by Staff

    Iesha Roper-Boswel posted video of the interaction between the kids and Officer C.B. Fleming on Facebook, and it quickly went viral with more than 45,000 views in the span of just a few days. […]


    Arizona Deputy Writes Lullaby for ADHD Son—Releases Music to Public
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:32 by Staff

    A Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputy has written a series of lullabies specifically to help children with ADHD fall asleep. […]


    Texas Officer Goes to Trial for Fatal Shooting of Possibly Mentally Ill Man
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:29 by Staff

    Officer Mando Kenneth Gomez is facing one count of manslaughter in connection with the April 2015 shooting of Erik Emmanuel Salas Sanchez. […]


    Arbitrator: Ohio Officer Fired Over Domestic Violence Charge Can Return to Work
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:27 by Staff

    Patrol Officer Donald Ivory was fired in July 2018 after he was charged with assault, aggravated menacing, and domestic violence in an incident that allegedly occurred in April of that year. […]


    Off-Duty Baltimore Officer Accidentally Shoots Herself in Leg
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:26 by Staff

    An off-duty officer was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after accidentally shooting herself in the leg. […]


    Nashville Chief: “Our City Needs More Police Officers”
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:22 by Staff

    The chief of the Nashville Metro Police Department took to Twitter late last week to plead for citizens to thank a police officer, appreciate the difficulty of their jobs, and understand that despite being fewer in numbers officers are being asked to d… […]


    Student Wanted to Shoot Ex-Girlfriend, Others at School—Nobody Hurt in Incident
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 14:20 by Staff

    A student at a New Mexico high school said in a note that he wanted to shoot his ex-girlfriend and others at the Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho on Valentine’s Day. […]


    CO Department Unveils New Pumper Trucks
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 13:57 by Firehouse

    The upgraded pieces of apparatus were specifically designed for the Colorado Springs Fire Department, and the cost of one of the vehicles was $500,000. […]


    Apparatus Exposure Control: Going Beyond the Cab to Protect Firefighters
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 13:07 by Firehouse

    Janet Wilmoth shares information from Robert Tutterow’s FDSOA session “Apparatus Exposure Control: Beyond the Cab.” […]


    Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire Launches Partnership with NVFC to Support Firefighters
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 13:03 by Firehouse

    A donation of $75,000 will be made by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire to the NVFC to help support volunteer firefighters. The company also launch a contest for 50 firefighters to win a trip to the Jack Daniel Distillery to attend a concert and tour. […]


    Fallen NYPD Detective Posthumously Promoted at Funeral
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 13:03 by Officer

    An emotional New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill remembered Detective Brian Simonsen as a man of courage and determination Wednesday at a funeral Mass for the decorated cop. […]


    Chicago Police Superintendent Says Actor’s Attack Hoax Was ‘Shameful,’ ‘Publicity Stunt’
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:48 by Officer

    Actor Jussie Smollett faked a threatening letter and then, a week later, staged a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” on the “Empire” television show, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson sai… […]


    Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers Christopher Paul Hasson is due to appear Thursday in federal […]


    Wilson Electronics Offers Cell Phone Signal Booster For Responders
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:38 by Firehouse

    It boosts 4G LTE and 3G signals for all cellular devices in the vehicle on all carriers simultaneously so users have the signal strength they need to communicate and stay connected with others on their team. […]


    Mark Cholach
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:36 by Firehouse

    Mark Cholach currently serves as the assistant fire chief for the Henrietta, NY, Fire District. In addition to his career at Henrietta, Cholach serves as the deputy fire coordinator for Special Operations with the Monroe County Fire Bureau, … […]


    LAPD release bodycam footage of New Year’s Day fatal OIS
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police released body camera footage of a New Year’s Day fatal officer-involved shooting that involved a knife-wielding man. According to local news station ABC 7, officers were responding to repo… […]


    GA Firefighter Charged in Silencer Theft from Fire Victim
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 12:01 by Firehouse

    Coweta County firefighter Logan Thomas Bowden is accused of stealing a legal rifle silencer worth $1,600 from a person whose house had caught fire last month. […]


    FDSOA Announces New Chairman and Board Members
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 11:53 by Firehouse

    The new Fire Department Safety Officers Association officers were sworn in at the organization’s meeting in Orlando, FL, on Jan. 23. […]


    Chicago police: ‘Empire’ actor faked racist attack because he was ‘dissatisfied with his salary’
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 11:31 by PoliceOne

    By Chicago Tribune Staff Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Actor Jussie Smollett faked a threatening letter and then, a week later, staged a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” on the &ldq… […]


    Cleveland, Firefighters to Battle in OH High Court
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 11:09 by Firehouse

    The Ohio Supreme Court will determine who will hear the case between the city and its firefighters union over when the work day begins. […]


    What mobile computing tools do officers prefer? (infographic)
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:45 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Xplore, now part of Zebra Technologies The use of technology and mobile tools for police work continues to increase, but what tools are officers using most in the field? Which devices and applications do they prefer? A December 2018 survey… […]


    Van Dyke’s lawyers: No resentencing needed in fatal shooting
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Lawyers for the Chicago police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting teenager Laquan McDonald say prosecutors have no right to challenge his nearly 7-year prison term. Attorneys for Jason Van Dyke made the arguments in a filing Monday with the Illinois Supreme Court. They say the sentence is consistent with […]


    Parabon® NanoLabs to Exhibit at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 71st Annual Scientific Meeting
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:34 by Officer

    Parabon representatives will be speaking and exhibiting during the AAFS 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, to be held Feb. 20 – 22, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. […]


    Fla. school shooting suspect due back in court
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is due back in court for a status hearing on his death penalty case. The hearing is set Thursday afternoon in Broward County Circuit Court. A number of matters could come up ranging from the pace of defense interviews of witnesses to a […]


    Neighbors with Ladder Make NC Balcony Rescue
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:26 by Firehouse

    Quick actions by neighbors were able to save three people in a burning apartment building in Morehead City on Wednesday. […]


    Enhanced Technology and Design are Driving Adoption of Newest GLOCK Models by Law Enforcement
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:25 by Officer

    GLOCK, Inc. is proud to announce that its evolutionary changes in design are gaining interest and early adoption among law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. […]


    Back and Better than Ever, The MEPRO RDS PRO V.2 from Meprolight®
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:22 by Officer

    An upgraded version of the popular MEPRO RDS PRO, the new electro optical red dot V.2 sight features LED technology for low power consumption. […]


    Squirt 43 Goes in Service in Plymouth Township, PA
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:10 by Firehouse

    Plymouth Township, PA, Volunteer Fire Company has taken delivery of a 2018 Pierce Enforcer 55-foot Sky Boom. […]


    Fla. department gets new therapy K-9
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Eryn Dion The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. LYNN HAVEN, Fla. — The term “police dog” conjures a certain image – a stately German Shepherd or perhaps its darker cousin, the Malinois, or even a Bloodhound, known for sniffing out perps. What it doesn’t necessarily conjure is the ankle-high, tan possibly Chihuahua, Pug, Corgi, Pomeranian […]


    Texas protesters accused of defacing memorials of fallen border agents
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    Daniel Borunda El Paso Times, Texas EL PASO, Texas — A weekend protest sparked the ire of U.S. Border Patrol supporters after accusations that a memorial to fallen agents was defaced at the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso. About two dozen protesters — some with bandannas covering their faces — held banners, sang […]


    Calif. sheriff releases graphic video of fatal OIS
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s department has released graphic video of a deputy fatally shooting an armed suspect. Napa County Undersheriff Jon Crawford said Wednesday that the video was captured by the deputy’s body-worn camera Sunday night and appears to show Javier Hernandez Morales shooting first with a stolen handgun. It […]


    Calif. sheriff releases video of fatal OIS
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s department has released graphic video of a deputy fatally shooting an armed suspect. Napa County Undersheriff Jon Crawford said Wednesday that the video was captured by the deputy’s body-worn camera Sunday night and appears to show Javier Hernandez Morales shooting first with a stolen handgun. It […]


    NJ police revive school bus driver with Narcan after crash
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Police in New Jersey’s largest city used Narcan to revive a school bus driver after her bus, with a dozen children on board, hit a tree. Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose says authorities used the opioid overdose antidote because it appeared 57-year-old Lisa Byrd was under the influence of […]


    Funeral held for NYPD detective killed in blue-on-blue shooting
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire while responding to a chaotic robbery scene was hailed at his funeral on Wednesday as a consummate law enforcer with people skills befitting his lifelong nickname: “Smiles.” Brian Simonsen, whose posthumous promotion to detective first grade prompted a lengthy […]


    All but One Firefighter Quits ME Department
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:20 by Firehouse

    The resignations came at the first Select Board meeting since the release of a letter accusing Thorndike Fire Department’s leadership put firefighters’ lives at risk. […]


    Authorities announce Houston officer case review, FBI probe
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 09:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents, authorities said Wednesday. The FBI also announced that it is opening an […]


    Houston FFs’ Salary Hike Less than Pay Parity Measure
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 08:37 by Firehouse

    The proposed salary increase still doesn’t create pay parity between city firefighters and police officers as outlined by a voter-approved charter amendment. […]


    Eliminate EMS disconnects through patient, provider communication
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:47 by EMS1

    8 ways to shape caregiver communications with patients and 4 key considerations for leading millennials […]


    Fallen NYPD Detective Laid to Rest
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:09 by Officer

    Thousands of police officers from near and far came to pay their respects to NYPD Detective Detective Brian Simonsen, a 19-year veteran who was killed by friendly fire while responding to an armed robbery in Queens last week. […]


    5 things to know about the ET3 reimbursement model
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:06 by Firerescue1

    Find out the specifics of the Emergency Treat, Triage and Transport payment model, and how will it affect your EMS agency […]


    5 things to know about the ET3 reimbursement model
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:06 by EMS1

    Find out the specifics of the Emergency Treat, Triage and Transport payment model, and how will it affect your EMS agency […]


    5 things to know about the ET3 reimbursement model
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:06 by Firerescue1

    Find out the specifics of the Emergency Treat, Triage and Transport payment model, and how will it affect your EMS agency […]


    Prison Training Program Aims to Help Women Enter Tech Jobs
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:06 by Officer

    Research shows that women make up 25 percent of workers in computer occupations. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is bringing coding training to women in prison. […]


    Woman Donates Time To Make Blankets for Police Dogs
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    Some Denver police dogs will be extra cozy when they’re not on the job. […]


    Maryland State Police Trooper Struck While Assisting Driver
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 06:07 by Officer

    A Maryland State Police trooper was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he was struck while trying to assist a disabled vehicle on Interstate 695. […]


    Florida Sheriff: Woman Who Charged Deputy Attempted Suicide by Cop
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 06:02 by Officer

    Kim Nguyen Cholak’s wounds were not life threatening and she was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said. […]


    Actor Charged With Lying About Attack in Chicago
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 05:55 by Officer

    “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly filed a false police report about an attack he said occurred as he walked to his apartment building in the Streeterville neighborhood last month. […]


    2 Dead, 6 Injured in Separate Crashes Fleeing Border Patrol Agents
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 05:50 by Officer

    Two men were killed and a woman was critically injured Tuesday evening when their vehicle crashed into a semi truck and careened down an embankment while fleeing from a Border Patrol agent in San Diego. […]


    DNA, Old-Fashioned Police Work, Leads to Arrest in 1973 Cold Case Murder
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 05:45 by Officer

    Linda Ann O’Keefe, an 11-year-old girl who was last seen walking home from summer school, last seen talking to a stranger in a blue or turquoise van, was found strangled in a ditch alongside a one-lane road on July 6, 1973. […]


    Body Camera Shows Driver Fired at California Deputy First
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 05:38 by Officer

    The Napa County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday released body-worn camera footage from a weekend police shooting that killed an armed motorist, and it appears to show that the motorist fired at the deputy first before she shot back and killed him. […]


    Feds: U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Stockpiled Weapons, Planned Domestic Terror Attack
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 05:26 by Officer

    A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who described himself as a white nationalist allegedly stockpiled weapons, ammunition and a list of targets that included politicians and TV personalities. […]


    EMS Today 2019 Quick Take: Medical ethics algorithms
    Posted February 21st, 2019 @ 00:21 by EMS1

    Learn how to train EMS providers in the four pillars of medical ethics, how to make difficult decisions in EMS and what ethics is not […]


    Rapid Response: Life safety and fire escape education for new
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:58 by Firerescue1

    Here are actions for fire safety educators and their departments to reach new residents and share life safety messages […]


    Rapid Response: Life safety and fire escape education for new immigrants
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:58 by Firerescue1

    Here are actions for fire safety educators and their departments to reach new residents and share life safety messages […]


    Mont. firefighter who fought for workers comp law dies of cancer
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:28 by Firerescue1

    Great Falls City firefighter Jason Baker, an 18-year veteran of the fire industry, died of Stage 4 lung cancer […]


    Fire pumper solutions for today’s firefighting challenges
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:25 by Firerescue1

    Fire foam, advances in fire pump systems combat lightweight construction fire speed and contaminate hazards […]


    Mich. family sues after 911 call about heart attack goes unanswered
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:20 by EMS1

    Stephen Greene’s family is suing after two dispatchers turned down the volume and missed 13 emergency calls made by rehabilitation staff members […]


    Ark. firefighters honor late paramedic with scholarship
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:12 by Firerescue1

    The Eli Staton Memorial Scholarship will cover the nearly $5,000 paramedic school tuition for one firefighter-EMT […]


    Ark. firefighters honor late paramedic with scholarship
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 23:12 by EMS1

    The Eli Staton Memorial Scholarship will cover the nearly $5,000 paramedic school tuition for one firefighter-EMT […]


    Dear EMS provider, are you at risk of stroke?
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:43 by EMS1

    Prehospital providers shouldn’t be cautionary tales of why knowing your stroke risk matters […]


    Texas man shouts profanities after leading police on chase in stolen ambulance
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:33 by EMS1

    Officials said the man had been calm when transported to the hospital, but abruptly jumped back in the ambulance and drove away when they arrived […]


    Man leads police on bizarre, profanity-laced chase in stolen ambulance
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:33 by EMS1

    Officials said the man had been calm when transported to the hospital, but abruptly jumped back in the ambulance and drove away when they arrived […]


    LA officials OK $800K settlement in lawsuit over fire marshal’s dismissal
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:24 by Firerescue1

    Former Fire Marshal John Vidovich was transferred out of his job after he clashed with inspectors in his department and the fire union sought his removal […]


    Audit: Fla. county 911 centers spending millions due to understaffing
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:11 by Firerescue1

    Broward County’s 911 centers are spending millions of dollars in overtime — with dispatchers forced to work the extra hours— to make up for continuing vacancies […]


    Audit: Fla. county 911 centers spending millions due to understaffing
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:11 by EMS1

    Broward County’s 911 centers are spending millions of dollars in overtime — with dispatchers forced to work the extra hours— to make up for continuing vacancies […]


    Bill that would allow responders to administer meds passes Minn. House committee
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 22:00 by EMS1

    Former Rep. Clark Johnson and Sen. Nick Frentz tried to pass a similar law in 2017 but ran into language issues with medical industry lobbyists […]


    All but one member of embattled fire dept. quits amid safety concerns
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 21:52 by Firerescue1

    At the Thorndike Town Office, voices boomed and passions ran high, and in the end town officials and firefighters were unable to find a way forward together […]


    All but one member of embattled fire dept. quits amid safety concerns
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 21:52 by Firerescue1

    At the Thorndike Town Office, voices boomed and passions ran high, and in the end town officials and firefighters were unable to find a way forward together […]


    Limited supply: How drug shortages are impacting EMS
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 21:51 by EMS1

    Rotating pharmaceutical stock, and exploring alternative pain management and expired drug options can mitigate EMS drug shortages […]


    City Settles with Ex-LA Fire Marshal for $800K
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 20:02 by Firehouse

    The former fire marshal accused Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, Mayor Eric Garcetti and others of pushing him out of his job at the urging of the firefighters union. […]


    City Settles with Ex-LA Fire Marshal for $800K
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 20:02 by Firehouse

    The former fire marshal accused Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, Mayor Eric Garcetti and others of pushing him out of his job at the urging of the firefighters union. […]


    When New Orleans Mansion Caught Fire in 2007
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 19:40 by Firehouse

    The blaze Wednesday wasn’t the first time firefighters battled a multiple-alarm fire at the historic home on St. Charles Avenue. […]


    TN Fire Chief Dies from Apparent Heart Attack at Fire
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 18:01 by Firehouse

    Fayette County Chief Jason Byrd suffered the medical emergency while at the scene of a large residential fire Monday night. […]


    Audit: FL 9-1-1 Call Centers are Short-Staffed
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 17:59 by Firehouse

    With an average of 30 open positions at Broward County’s three call centers, staffers are assigned mandatory overtime shifts to handle the workload. […]


    California Cracking Down on Back Market for Marijuana
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 17:26 by Officer

    Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an expansion of efforts by the California National Guard to work with federal officials to target the black market, including illegal drug grows in Northern California operated by international drug cartels. […]


    Dashboard Camera Video: Oklahoma Trooper Helps Rescue Three Children Trapped in Overturned Truck
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 17:11 by Officer

    Recently released dashboard camera video shows Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Enloe help rescue three small children from a truck overturned in water on Valentines Day. […]


    NYPD commander’s ‘threat’ to shoot 50 Cent leads to investigation
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 16:44 by PoliceOne

    Thomas Tracy , Rocco Parascandola And John Annese New York Daily News NEW YORK — A Brooklyn precinct commander’s statement that cops should shoot rapper 50 Cent on sight startled the officers in his command, leading one cop to write a text … […]


    E-ONE Announces a 5-Year Contract with Chicago Fire
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 16:42 by Firehouse

    The contract will enable the city to replace dated fire apparatus and continue its best in class fire suppression and emergency demands for over 2.7 million citizens. […]


    Accolade Thermal Binocular
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Designed for a variety of applications, the Accolade Thermal Binoculars offer a dual eyepiece configuration for comfort and reduced eye fatigue. Accolades offer a 384×288 (XQ models) or 640×480 (XP models) sensor with 50hz refresh rate and feature a… […]


    Seven-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic New Orleans Mansion
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 15:23 by Firehouse

    Fire officials called Wednesday’s damage “a catastrophic loss” as flames burned down the Victorian-style home that had been in the same family for more than 100 years. […]


    Seven-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic New Orleans Mansion
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 15:23 by Firehouse

    Fire officials called Wednesday’s damage “a catastrophic loss” as flames burned down the Victorian-style home that had been in the same family for more than 100 years. […]


    How mobile evidence collection improves scene management
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 15:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dale StocktonThe traditional in-car computer has served law enforcement well for the last three decades, but times are rapidly changing due to the capabilities of today’s smartphones and tablets. These powerful, yet fully portable, device… […]


    How mobile evidence collection improves scene management
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 15:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dale StocktonThe traditional in-car computer has served law enforcement well for the last three decades, but times are rapidly changing due to the capabilities of today’s smartphones and tablets. These powerful, yet fully portable, device… […]


    Houston Police Chief: No More No-Knock Warrants
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:42 by Staff

    Bowing to pressure from activists who were outraged over the death of two married suspects, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says his department will stop serving “no knock” search warrants. […]


    Florida Patrol Officer Dies of Heart Attack in Training
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:38 by Staff

    The Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy posted on Facebook, “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Master Sergeant Daniel Hinton. Master Sergeant Hinton suffered cardiac arrest during a training exercise and was transported … […]


    Video: Oklahoma Officers Rescue Children from Carjacked Vehicle
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:35 by Staff

    In recently released video, officers with the Tulsa (OK) Police Department can be seen rescuing two children from a vehicle that had been carjacked. […]


    Ohio Sheriff’s Sergeant Set on Fire Released from Hospital
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:31 by Staff

    The Sergeant with the Portage County Sheriff’s Office who was set on fire late last week has been released from the hospital. […]


    3 Teens Arrested for Attacking Off-Duty Florida Officer, 1 Still Sought
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:28 by Staff

    Three teens of four that attacked an off-duty police officer jogging in a Sarasota, Florida park have been arrested—one remains at large. […]


    Tennessee Department: Get Drunk on Our Tab to Help Out DUI Training
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:27 by Staff

    Coopertown Police Department is seeking six volunteers to drink alcohol of their choosing in an effort to help the department with a day of DUI training. […]


    Kentucky Departments Take ‘Polar Plunge’ for Special Olympics
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:25 by Staff

    Earlier this month, three law enforcement agencies in Kentucky participated in an annual event—the Lexington Polar Plunge fundraiser—to support Special Olympics that put some officers in some very, very cold water. […]


    Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Arizona Officer
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 14:23 by Staff

    Prosecutors filed their intent to seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of killing a Nogales (AZ) Police Department last April. […]


    Nashville Metro Police Chief Sounds the Alarm Over Staffing Shortage
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 13:18 by Officer

    Nashville Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson released a statement urging public support for more manpower, acknowledging that it’s a “tough time” for police and that “more is being asked of Nashville’s police officers than ever before.” […]


    Supreme Court says constitutional ban on ‘excessive fines’ also applies to states
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    David G. Savage Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court said Wednesday that the 8th Amendment’s ban on “excessive fines” applies to states and local agencies, not just the federal government. The … […]


    Ariz. police release OIS video, 911 calls in terrorism case
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. — Arizona police have released body camera footage of a Maricopa County sergeant shooting a man armed with a knife last month. According to AZ Central, Sgt. Brandon Wells shot 18-year-old Ismail Hamed on Jan.7. Hamed was later charged with aggravated assault and terrorism. In the moments leading up […]


    Puerto Rico officer fatally shot during undercover operation
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SAN GERMAN, Puerto Rico — An officer was fatally shot while conducting an undercover operation on Friday. According to Primera Hora, Agent Alfred Zanyet-Pérez, 52, was shot in the torso during a drive-by at the front of … […]


    Fla. trooper dies after heart attack during training exercise
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida Highway Patrol trooper died during a training exercise on Tuesday. Master Sgt. Daniel Hinton, 56, suffered a heart attack during a training exercise, WINK News reports. He was rushed to a local hosp… […]


    Do You Have High Shelves or Shorter Personnel?
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 12:08 by Firehouse

    The Ladder Access System-Extend Down from Zico combines the popular, time-tested LAS design with a new, patented cable and pulley system capable of raising and lowering ladders an AMAZING 36 inches. Mounting to high side shelves leaves more space fo… […]


    Minneapolis Firefighters Escape Flashover
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 11:51 by Firehouse

    Three firefighters were hurt as they climbed out windows to escape the flames that spread through the burning home Tuesday. […]


    In Quarters: Harrisburg, NC, Fire Station #3
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 11:32 by Firehouse

    Harrisburg Fire Station #3 also houses the Cabarrus County EMS Station No. 10, which both serve the rapidly growing suburb of Charlotte, NC. […]


    In Quarters: Engine Co. 16, Washington DC
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 11:23 by Firehouse

    In 2016, Washington D.C. embarked on a major renovation of Engine Company 16, including demolition of the interior spaces to support a new floor plan design and new building systems. […]


    In Quarters: Spring, TX, Fire Station No. 8
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 11:13 by Firehouse

    Located in a residential neighborhood, Klein VFD’s Station No. 8 in Spring, TX, was designed to fully maximize county tax revenue and meet the community’s long-term needs. […]


    In Quarters: Conroe, TX, Fire Station #7
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Firehouse

    Conroe’s new 11,000-square-foot fire station is a beacon of safety for the community and a healthy facility for the firefighters who live and work within. […]


    OH Department Adds New Engine Pumper to Fleet
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:58 by Firehouse

    The $500,000 vehicle found its new home with the Ashtabula Fire Department, replacing a unit that had been in service since 2005. […]


    N.J. officer leaves $100 tip, heartfelt note for pregnant waitress
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:56 by PoliceOne

    Victoria Priola Staten Island Advance, N.Y. STATEN ISLAND, NY — Courtney English, 23, got an emotional surprise during her Friday afternoon shift as a waitress at the Lamp Post Diner in New Jersey, according to NJ.com. A New Jersey police officer… […]


    Police: Man arrested for biting off ear in fight attacks LEO while detained
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    William Dean The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — A Westover man kneed a transportation officer in the groin after being arrested for biting part of a man’s ear off, police say. William Kingsley Clark is charged with ma… […]


    3 Ways Speech Recognition Helps Overcome Manual Incident Reporting Challenges
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:50 by Officer

    Police technology can transmit information in an instant, yet the challenge of recording and retrieving data and the details of an incident within RMS/CAD systems remains. Here’s how speech recognition technology can help. […]


    Hi-Viz Shield
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer
    In-Vehicle Mounting Solutions from Gamber-Johnson
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 10:23 by Officer

    Make the most of your mobile office with Gamber-Johnson’s rugged, reliable and responsive tablet and computer docking stations, console boxes and motion attachments for police and public safety vehicles. Orders of 25 or less ship in only 72 hours! […]


    Firefighter Pending Paramedic and Firefighter/Paramedic
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 09:42 by Firehouse

    The Kansas City, KS, Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighter pending paramedic and a firefighter/paramedic. […]


    VT Department Loans Apparatus to NH Firefighters
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 09:37 by Firehouse

    The Hartford Fire Department donated the vehicle after Charlestown’s apparatus was damaged by debris from a crash between a train and a disabled truck. […]


    Scottsdale, AZ, Airport Gets 4×4 Foam Truck
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 09:27 by Firehouse

    The Scottsdale, AZ, Fire Department has taken delivery of a foam ARFF unit, built by Pierced for use at the city’s airport. […]


    Critics: ME Department’s Leadership Puts Crews at Risk
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 08:41 by Firehouse

    Thorndike Fire Department’s unprofessional leadership is accused of endangering the lives of firefighters from other communities. […]


    Cold Case Arrest Made In Murder of California Middle School Student
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 07:35 by Officer

    An arrest was made in connection to a 1973 cold case involving the murder of an 11-year-old girl in Newport Beach […]


    Courts Rules on NYPD Body Camera Footage
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 07:29 by Officer

    A New York appeals courts rules that NYPD body camera video can be viewed by the public. […]


    Deputies Rescue Puppies From ‘Horrible Conditions’ In Freezing Weather
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 07:27 by Officer

    Deputies who went to the home to find a person with an active arrest warrant ended up rescuing eight puppies from what they called “horrible conditions.” […]


    3 Lifestyle Choices That Make All the Difference
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 07:09 by Firehouse

    Robert Blaufarb shares the three lifestyle choices that have a significant impact on firefighter health. […]


    Adopted Pup Become Florida Police Therapy Dog
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 07:02 by Officer

    The Lynn Haven Police Department’s first therapy dog, Mugshot, has been with the department for about a week. […]


    New Jersey Police Officer Leaves Pregnant Waitress $100 Tip
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 06:40 by Officer

    A waitress at a southern New Jersey diner got a shock Friday when a co-worker called her over during the lunch rush to see a receipt from a police officer who had just left. […]


    Wheelchair-Bound Man Aids Minnesota Police Officer in Struggle
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 06:08 by Officer

    Jacob Siem came across a Mankato police officer in a dangerous struggle with a suspect, grabbed and held the suspect until police back-up arrived. […]


    New Jersey Deputy Mayor Charged With Assaulting Police Officer With Vehicle
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 06:01 by Officer

    Haddonfield Deputy Mayor Jeff Kasko was arraigned Tuesday on assault charges for allegedly striking a police officer with his car while the officer was investigating a collision involving Kasko and a process server who tried to deliver divorce papers. […]


    U.S. Border Patrol Memorial Vandalized During Protest
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 05:50 by Officer

    A weekend protest sparked the ire of U.S. Border Patrol supporters after a memorial to fallen agents was defaced at the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso. […]


    Video: Nevada Trooper Injured After Drunk Driver Hits Cruiser
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 05:42 by Officer

    A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was injured after he was hit by debris when a driver struck his cruiser as he stood outside of it Saturday morning. […]


    5 fire engine pump operator mistakes
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 05:32 by Firerescue1

    Here’s how to correct the most common pump operator mistakes and bonus tips from seasoned fire service veterans […]


    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During Training
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 05:23 by Officer

    Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Daniel Hinton went into cardiac arrest Tuesday during a training exercise and was transported to Gulf Goast Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. […]


    7 children in Syrian refugee family killed in house fire
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 02:30 by Firerescue1

    Police said the fire caused life-threatening injuries to the father of the children and less severe injuries to their mother […]


    EMS Today 2019 Quick Take: Tech and the human touch to recruit and retain EMS providers
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 02:02 by EMS1

    Technology is advancing exponentially and those EMS agencies who cannot adapt their employee engagement will be left behind in hiring and retaining millennials and members of Gen-Z […]


    Tackling the Pa. volunteer firefighter shortage
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 01:32 by Firerescue1

    A local Pennsylvania news site launched an in-depth look at the cause and the solutions to the the nationwide volunteer shortage […]


    Hospital pays tribute to paramedic who saved 6 lives as an organ donor
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 01:24 by EMS1

    Vanderbilt Health staff members lined the hallways in a silent memorial to honor Kyle Fisher, who donated his heart, liver, kidneys, lungs and tissue after his death […]


    Training Day: Equipment and environment make the difference in pediatrics training
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 01:00 by EMS1

    Turn real-life situations into realistic practice scenarios by placing pediatric manikins where you’re likely to encounter them, not just the classroom table […]


    Inclusive emergency medicine conference launches in north Idaho
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 00:25 by EMS1

    The New Frontier Emergency Medicine event brings together physicians, nurses and EMS providers to learn the latest in emergency care […]


    Inclusive emergency medicine conference launches in north Idaho
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 00:25 by Firerescue1

    The New Frontier Emergency Medicine event brings together physicians, nurses and EMS providers to learn the latest in emergency care […]


    Study: Restricted fentanyl given to ‘alarming’ number of patients
    Posted February 20th, 2019 @ 00:08 by EMS1

    Researchers found that the FDA and opioid manufacturers failed to monitor the restricted use of a powerful type of fentanyl even after problems were discovered […]


    Internal Study to Look at CT City’s Fire Apparatus Needs
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 23:44 by Firehouse

    Norwich’s city manager will work with the chiefs of the six fire departments to perform a needs analysis in order to determine which pieces of apparatus need replacing. […]


    DC EMS crews to start denying hospital transports for some patients
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 23:42 by EMS1

    A new DC Fire and EMS policy allows EMS providers to refer some non-emergent patients to a clinic instead of taking them to a hospital […]


    LODD: Tenn. fire chief dies after medical event at blaze
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 23:10 by Firerescue1

    Fayette County Fire Chief Jason Byrd went into cardiac arrest while responding to a residential fire, according to officials […]


    LODD: Tenn. fire chief dies after medical event at blaze
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 23:10 by Firerescue1

    Fayette County Fire Chief Jason Byrd went into cardiac arrest while responding to a residential fire, according to officials […]


    Veteran SC paramedic dies in off-duty domestic dispute
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 23:03 by EMS1

    Rodney Gilmer, 50, was shot in the abdomen at his home and died of the injury less than an hour after being taken to the same hospital where he worked […]


    Federal investigation into Mass. firefighter’s death begins
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:59 by Firerescue1

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health officials confirmed they have launched an investigation into the death of firefighter Christopher Roy […]


    MA Firefighters Save Skier Who Fell Through Ice
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:59 by Firehouse

    The cross-country skier stayed above water by clinging to bushes as he waited for Sudbury fireifghters to sled to his rescue. […]


    Emergency officials accuse Maine fire dept. of endangering firefighters
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:50 by Firerescue1

    Officials cited concerns with George Russell, Thorndike’s former fire chief who stepped down to assistant fire chief after stealing more than $5,000 […]


    SC county sued by family of woman killed in EMS vehicle crash
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:23 by EMS1

    The lawsuit alleges paramedic Danny Tinnel was negligent when the EMS vehicle he was driving while responding to a call crashed into the Dyer family’s truck […]


    Baltimore City’s Aging Fleet, Stations Focus of Hearing
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:09 by Firehouse

    Lawmakers put the spotlight Tuesday on the fire department’s outdated apparatuses and facilities after a recent series of high-profile equipment issues. […]


    Mass. unions: Poor conditions plague fire stations throughout the state
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 22:06 by Firerescue1

    Firefighter unions are sounding the alarm about station houses they say receive little attention, saying poor conditions raise safety fears and hurt morale […]


    Minn. EMS director recalls becoming patient after suffering heart attack
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 21:55 by EMS1

    “I just didn’t think that would happen to me,” Don Hauge, a 38-year EMS veteran, said […]


    Law firm Keavney & Streger launches transgender awareness program
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 21:51 by EMS1

    The online training is designed to educate EMS and healthcare providers on issues facing the transgender community and how to adequately care for individuals […]


    NJ law firm launches EMS transgender awareness program
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 21:51 by EMS1

    The online training is designed to educate EMS and healthcare providers on issues facing the transgender community and how to adequately care for individuals […]


    OpenHouse Products provides NOEMS with customized bike panniers
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 21:37 by EMS1

    Designed to fit over the back wheel of a bicycle, the bag is able to safely store medical equipment, including an oxygen cylinder […]


    Watch CAL FIRE Crews Rescue Men from Submerged SUV
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 20:14 by Firehouse

    Five field workers tried crossing the San Joaquin River in Mendota when their SUV became stuck in the water. […]


    Despite wheelchair, man steps up to aid assaulted cop
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 19:31 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Fischenich The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. MANKATO, Minn. — Jacob Siem’s plan on Oct. 15 was to roll into the South Street Saloon, meet some friends and have some food and drink. Instead, Siem came across a Mankato police officer in a dangerous struggle with a suspect, grabbed and held the suspect until […]


    NY court: Public allowed to see police body camera footage
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 19:28 by PoliceOne

    By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping police […]


    Ky. officer shot in head and arm during robbery pursuit
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 19:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky officer was shot in the head and arm by a robbery suspect during a pursuit Monday. According to local news station WBKO, police were pursuing two separate vehicles that had been involved in a robbery at a local Walmart. Hopkinsville Police Officer Jeremy Davidson attempted to stop […]


    Md. judge overturns $38M verdict in standoff lawsuit
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 18:50 by PoliceOne

    Alison Knezevich The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. — A Baltimore County judge has overturned the decision of a jury that awarded more than $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines, the 23-year-old Randallstown woman who was shot and kille… […]


    Seven Syrian Children Killed in Canadian Home Fire
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 18:40 by Firehouse

    The children—the youngest was 3 months old and the oldest was 14 years old—had moved with their family from Syria to Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 2017. […]


    Christopher Sobieski
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 18:01 by Firehouse

    Christopher Sobieski serves as a battalion chief with Cobb County, GA, Fire & Emergency Services. He is a 32-year veteran of the fire service, serving 29 years in Cobb County. His career started as a volunteer in the Northern Virginia/Washington, D… […]


    ‘No-Fly’ Ambulance List Saving CA County Millions
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 17:18 by Firehouse

    Fresno County started its list of ambulance abusers in 2011 as a way to stop residents who were merely tying up paramedics and dispatchers from handling real emergencies. […]


    Spotlight: American Police Hall of Fame & Museum
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: The National Association of Chiefs of Police Headquarters: Titusville, FL Website: https://www.aphf.org/ 1. What was the inspiration behind starting your organization? A desire to provide compassionate support, enhanced training, and better solutions for law enforcement nationwide. 2. What is your signature product and how does it work? NACOP focuses on educating […]


    Executive Director of Fire Commission and Fire Rescue Training
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 16:34 by Firehouse

    The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is seeking an Executive Director of the Kentucky Fire Commission and Fire Rescue Training. […]


    NY senator calls for $20M to aid police drug effort
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 16:05 by PoliceOne

    StarGazette.com ELMIRA, NY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer visited Elmira City Hall on Monday afternoon and called for more funding to equip police officers with screening devices to identify potentially dangerous street drugs. The bill, dubbed the P… […]


    NY senator calls for $20M to aid police drug effort
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 16:05 by PoliceOne

    StarGazette.com ELMIRA, NY — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer visited Elmira City Hall on Monday afternoon and called for more funding to equip police officers with screening devices to identify potentially dangerous street drugs. The bill, dubbed the P… […]


    Protesters “Occupy” Border Patrol Museum, Deface Fallen Officer Memorial
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:46 by Staff

    Dozens of demonstrators stormed into the National Border Patrol Museum outside of El Paso, Texas, reportedly defacing the memorial in that facility dedicated to fallen Border Patrol Officers. […]


    Fund Might Help Pay for Boston FFs’ Full-Body Scans
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:46 by Firehouse

    Eligible, long-term firefighters might be receiving some financial assistance from the Boston Fire Department Relief Fund when it comes to certain scans and tests. […]


    Maryland Boy Scout Renovates, Refurbishes Local Fallen Officer Memorial
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:45 by Staff

    A Boy Scout in Maryland saw that the fallen officer memorial at Thomas Pangborn Lodge 88 of the Fraternal Order of Police in Hagerstown could stand to have some work done to improve its appearance. […]


    Kentucky Officer Shot, Suspect Arrested, After Vehicle Pursuit
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:42 by Staff

    An officer with the Hopkinsville (KY) Police Department was shot in a gunfight that erupted after stop sticks brought a vehicle pursuit to an end on Monday. […]


    Brothers Tell Police that Jussie Smollett Paid them to Stage Attack
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:40 by Staff

    Two brothers—identified as Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo—told police in Chicago that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack orchestrated to look like a hate crime. […]


    Ala. governor awards grant to police department for drug detection device
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:36 by PoliceOne

    WVTM13.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a nearly $23,000 grant to the Moody Police Department to upgrade equipment and assist officers on the job. A news release from the governor’s office said the $22,955 grant will go toward the purchase of a hand-held analyzing device which can identify 450 illegal drugs, […]


    Ala. governor awards grant to police department for drug detection device
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:36 by PoliceOne

    WVTM13.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a nearly $23,000 grant to the Moody Police Department to upgrade equipment and assist officers on the job. A news release from the governor’s office said the $22,955 grant will go toward the purchase of a hand-held analyzing device which can identify 450 illegal drugs, […]


    5 Bystanders Shot in New Orleans PD Gunfight with Armed Robbery Suspect
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:35 by Staff

    When officers in New Orleans exchanged gunfire with an armed robbery suspect on Sunday night, at least five people waiting at a bus stop were caught in the crossfire. […]


    Video: Cow Leads Nebraska Officers on Slow-Speed Pursuit
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:32 by Staff

    A cow that escaped a Nebraska beef plant led police on a slow speed chase through the town of Grand Island. […]


    PowerDMS’s Inaugural Entrust User Conference Recognizes Innovators of Cloud-Based Crucial Information Software in Business, Healthcare, and Public Safety
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:31 by Officer

    PowerDMS, a leader in cloud-based crucial information management technology, held its inaugural user conference, Entrust 2019, in Orlando last week. […]


    VirTra Acquires Simulated Firearm Technology Patent Portfolio from Tiberius Technology
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:27 by Officer

    VirTra Inc. has acquired various intellectual property assets and proprietary designs related to simulated firearm technology from Tiberius Technology, LLC dba Innotech Dynamics (Innotech). […]


    Florida Department Adopts Stray Dog, Makes him Official Therapy Dog
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:25 by Staff

    Officers with the Lynn Haven (FL) Police Department reportedly found a stray dog wandering the streets and took him to get cleaned up and examined. The department soon discovered that the animal would make a perfect pet for the department, and would al… […]


    NH grants used to improve school security
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:22 by PoliceOne

    WMUR.com LACONIA, N.H. — New Hampshire schools are using millions of dollars in grants from the state to improve security. About 90 percent of all kindergarten through grade 12 public schools received some type of funding, including SAU 30 in Lac… […]


    NH grants used to improve school security
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:22 by PoliceOne

    WMUR.com LACONIA, N.H. — New Hampshire schools are using millions of dollars in grants from the state to improve security. About 90 percent of all kindergarten through grade 12 public schools received some type of funding, including SAU 30 in Lac… […]


    Country Star Miranda Lambert Marries Police Officer from New York
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:21 by Staff

    Two-time Grammy Award winning Country Singer Miranda Lambert is no longer single, having announced on social media on Valentine’s Day that she has tied the knot with a New York Police Officer. […]


    PRO-VISION® Releases Enhanced Feature for Evidence Management Software
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:21 by Officer

    New In-Field Tagging feature for SecuraMax™ evidence management software allows for instant timeline-based event tagging for videos from multiple devices. […]


    California First Responders Conduct Annual Active Shooter Response Training
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:20 by Staff

    The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office in California’s Central Valley conducted its annual active shooter response training in an area high school over the weekend. […]


    Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Texas Patrol Vehicle
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:17 by Staff

    An officer with the Irving (TX) Police Department was injured when a suspected drunk driver struck her patrol vehicle as she was attending to a hit-and-run collision in the very early hours on Sunday. […]


    SIG SAUER P365 and MCX Rattler Honored with 2018 ON TARGET Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:11 by Officer

    NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 11, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the SIG SAUER P365 pistol and the SIG MCX Rattler have each been recognized with a 2018 Editors’ Choice Award from ON TARGET magazine. ON TARGET Magazine’s 2018… […]


    Understanding bias and power in community policing
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 15:00 by PoliceOne

    By Shaun Ward, D. Mgt., PoliceOne Contributor Effective law enforcement leaders constantly find themselves searching for opportunities to improve police-community relationships. Although leaders develop and implement strategies to achieve this goal, it… […]


    Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 14:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants. The Department of Justice exceeded its authority and violated the constitution by requiring grant recipients to allow immigration authorities into jails and provide advance notice […]


    How faux collaboration stymies community policing efforts
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Current leadership literature emphasizes the importance of teams and collaborative decision-making. In police work, however, collaboration is often interpreted as a lack of confidence or a way to take or shift blame d… […]


    Icarus Aerospace and Boeing create new UAV capabilities for public safety officials
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Juan Plaza Commercial UAV News This year at the 2019 National Sheriffs’ Association Winter Technology Conference in Washington D.C., Icarus Aerospace drew an especially large crowd to their exhibit. While the… […]


    Kentucky Police Officer Wounded
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 14:02 by Officer

    Hopkinsville Police Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot while attempting to stop a stolen vehicle early Monday morning. […]


    Florida Police Officer Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Alligator Alley
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 13:33 by Officer

    Miccosukee Police Officer Steven Greco died in a head-on crash that happened early Saturday morning, just east of an Interstate 75 toll plaza. […]


    San Diego Crews Rescue 16 on SeaWorld Ride
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 11:37 by Firehouse

    San Diego firefighters lowered passengers who were trapped for several hours in suspended gondolas above the amusement park Monday. […]


    Union Claims FL Firefighter Wrongly Denied Promotion
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 11:11 by Firehouse

    A Polk County captain was stopped from becoming battalion chief because of his age, union activity and roles in two incidents, according to a complaint against the county. […]


    OH Firefighter Burned Falling Through Floor
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 10:26 by Firehouse

    Two Warren firefighters were hurt in the house fire, which was so intense that the heat from it damaged a neighboring garage. […]


    Ill. state trooper helps driver with blown tire
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    Kaitlin Cordes Effingham Daily News, Ill. EFFINGHAM, Ill. — The last thing Steve Hibbard expected on his Dec. 30 trip to Indianapolis was a flat tire. What could have been a disastrous situation was avoided with the help of an Illinois State Police District 12 trooper. Hibbard, who was traveling to Indiana with his father […]


    Gone but Not Forgotten: A Look Back at Now-Defunct Apparatus Makers
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 10:23 by Firehouse

    As the number of apparatus manufacturers continues to contract, almost annually, Firehouse offers a photographic remembrance of long gone fire truck builders. […]


    Ohio deputy who was set on fire out of the hospital
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 10:14 by PoliceOne

    Eileen McClory Record-Courier, Kent, Ohio PORTAGE, Ohio — The Portage County sheriff’s deputy who was set on fire Thursday while arresting a fugitive is out of the hospital after suffering burns on about 20 percent of his body. Portage County Sheriff David Doak said Monday evening that Sgt. Jim Acklin was released from Akron Children’s […]


    Twin Tanker-Pumpers Delivered to Truckee Meadows FPD, Reno, NV
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 10:10 by Firehouse

    Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District in Reno, NV has taken delivery of two Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumpers […]


    Chief: Houston PD to end use of no-knock warrants
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 09:58 by PoliceOne

    St. John Barned-Smith and Keri Blakinger Houston Chronicle HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department will end its use of controversial no-knock warrants in most situations, Chief Art Acevedo said during a contentious town hall meeting three weeks after a deadly Pecan Park drug raid that left two people dead and five officers injured. “The no-knock […]


    MA Stations in Poor Condition, Firefighters Union Says
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 09:16 by Firehouse

    Firehouses across Massachusetts face safety and health concerns, the state’s firefighters union says. Now, a new law requires municipalities to address those issues. […]


    IN Firefighters Sue Town in Overtime Dispute
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 08:10 by Firehouse

    Chesterton firefighters have gone without overtime for nearly 10 years, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the town by the union. […]


    NC Fire Departments Still Struggling to Recruit
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:55 by Firehouse

    A recent federally funded PSA was designed to help recruit and retain volunteers as North Carolina fire departments struggle to maintain their numbers. […]


    Colorado State Patrol Concerned About Flurry of Traffic Incidents Involving Troopers
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:36 by Officer

    Being a Colorado state trooper is a dangerous job and that has been evidenced this month by four incidents in a four day period in which a trooper or his vehicle have been struck. […]


    Wake Continues for Fallen NYPD Detective
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:33 by Officer

    Hundreds paid their respects at a church in Hampton Bays, Long Island, for NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen, the NYPD officer killed by friendly fire last week. […]


    VirTra Acquires Simulated Firearm Technology Patent Portfolio from Tiberius Technology
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:26 by POLICE Magazine

    VirTra says it intends to use these newly acquired patents to enhance its current product lineup of recoil kits as well as create new, state-of-the-art, training equipment for both military and law enforcement simulation training. Additionally, Innotec… […]


    VirTra Acquires Simulated Firearm Technology Patent Portfolio from Tiberius Technology
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:26 by POLICE Magazine

    VirTra says it intends to use these newly acquired patents to enhance its current product lineup of recoil kits as well as create new, state-of-the-art, training equipment for both military and law enforcement simulation training. Additionally, Innotec… […]


    Florida Inmates Break Into Car to Save Baby Locked Inside
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 07:26 by Officer

    Prison inmates were caught on camera trying to break into a car to save a 1-year-old child who was locked inside. […]


    Dirty Napkins Lead to Arrest in 1993 Cold Case Murder
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 06:51 by Officer

    A Minnesota man was charged with second-degree murder in the 1993 stabbing of a 35-year-old woman, all thanks to his dirty napkins. […]


    Photo: Illinois State Trooper Helps Driver With Blown Tire
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    ISP District 12 Safety Education Officer and Media Liaison Trooper Tammy Welborn said Trooper Andy Rath’s act of kindness is just one of many examples of ways troopers assist the public beyond enforcing the law. […]


    Illinois State Police Wrongly Issued Gun License to Mass Shooter
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 06:11 by Officer

    Illinois State Police acknowledged Monday that the agency wrongly issued a gun license to the shooter in the Aurora warehouse murders. […]


    Houston Police to End Use of No-Knock Warrants
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 06:05 by Officer

    The Houston Police Department will end its use of controversial no-knock warrants in most situations. […]


    Spotlight: Active 911 is changing the way emergency personnel communicate
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 06:03 by Firerescue1

    Using modern computing technology to make the alerting and response active instead of passive […]


    Manhunt Continues for Suspect in Shooting of Virginia Police Officer
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 05:55 by Officer

    Tips and leads were being followed up and new photographs were released Monday in the search for a suspect in the Saturday shooting of a Bluefield police officer. […]


    Compensation Fund for 9/11 Victims to Slash Payouts
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 05:44 by Officer

    The 9/11 fund is running out of money, and will slash payments by at least half for growing numbers of people getting sick or dying from the toxins unleashed in the terror attacks of 2001. […]


    Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Who Was Set On Fire Is ‘In Good Spirits’
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 05:37 by Officer

    Sgt. Jim Acklin, who was set on fire last Thursday while attempting to arrest a fugitive, is “in good spirits and making some progress,” according to Portage County Sheriff David Doak. […]


    Ohio Deputy Set On Fire Released From Hospital
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 05:37 by Officer

    Portage County Sheriff’s Sgt. James Acklin was released from Akron Children’s Hospital Burn Center Monday afternoon. […]


    Spotlight: PGI is outfitting the world for safety
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 05:35 by Firerescue1

    For over seventy years, PGI has been creating industry-leading flame resistant fabrics and protective gear […]


    Webinar: How to provide EMS care for traumatic brain injuries like a pro
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 03:38 by EMS1

    Learn how prehospital providers can play a key role in determining the outcome of TBI patients […]


    Spotlight: eSchedule gives you the tools to organize your agency
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 01:20 by EMS1

    Powerful shift schedule and timekeeping software […]


    Product of the Day: Breathing Air Systems — Mobile Air Trailer
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Breathing Air Systems Mobile Air Trailer, ”Responder 13D”, is built in a 7x16x7 highway-rated, tandem-axle, heavy-duty trailer with a 6,000 PSI 13 CFM diesel-drive compressor and a four-bottle DOT 6,000 PSI cascade storage system. It also has a… […]


    2 Dallas paramedics hurt in ambulance crash
    Posted February 19th, 2019 @ 00:20 by EMS1

    An ambulance transporting a patient was involved in a crash with a truck, requiring all individuals to be transported to the hospital for evaluation […]


    What you need to know about the FY 2018 SAFER Grant program
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 23:35 by Firerescue1

    The 2018 Safer Grant application period is open; understand the objectives, guidelines and your eligibility […]


    N.J. EMS organizations outraged over advisory board changes
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 23:20 by Firerescue1

    Some fire and emergency services associations believe the changes to the first responders’ advisory board could politicize the group […]


    N.J. EMS organizations outraged over advisory board changes
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 23:20 by EMS1

    Some fire and emergency services associations believe the changes to the first responders’ advisory board could politicize the group […]


    Mass. commission rules firefighter must be reinstated after nearly 10 years
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:50 by Firerescue1

    Gerald Alston sued the the town in 2015 after a Brookline Fire Department lieutenant used a slur in a voicemail left on his phone […]


    Mass. commission: Firefighter to be reinstated after nearly 10 years
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:50 by Firerescue1

    Gerald Alston sued the the town in 2015 after a Brookline Fire Department lieutenant used a slur in a voicemail left on his phone […]


    N.H. first responders to make house calls for drug treatment
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:34 by Firerescue1

    NH Project FIRST enlists “quick response teams” to return after an overdose call and offer to connect individuals with services at their local treatment hub […]


    N.H. first responders to make house calls for drug treatment
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:34 by EMS1

    NH Project FIRST enlists “quick response teams” to return after an overdose call and offer to connect individuals with services at their local treatment hub […]


    N.H. first responders to make house calls for drug treatment
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:34 by Firerescue1

    NH Project FIRST enlists “quick response teams” to return after an overdose call and offer to connect individuals with services at their local treatment hub […]


    9/11 Victim Compensation Fund in danger of running out of money
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:19 by Firerescue1

    With just $2.375 billion left to spend on 20,000 pending cases, compensation packages will have to be cut in half on all claims […]


    9/11 Victim Compensation Fund in danger of running out of money
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:19 by EMS1

    With just $2.375 billion left to spend on 20,000 pending cases, compensation packages will have to be cut in half on all claims […]


    Firefighters union files grievance against Florida county for discrimination
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:00 by Firerescue1

    The union claims a captain was denied a promotion because of discrimination by administrators […]


    Firefighters union files grievance against Fla. county for discrimination
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 22:00 by Firerescue1

    The union claims a captain was denied a promotion because of discrimination by administrators […]


    Indiana firefighters sue city for denial of overtime pay
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 21:49 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters claim in a federal lawsuit they have been denied overtime pay for nearly a decade […]


    Ind. firefighters sue city for denial of OT pay
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 21:49 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters claim in a federal lawsuit they have been denied overtime pay for nearly a decade […]


    Firefighter blames blames failed drug test on coca tea
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 21:27 by Firerescue1

    A Florida firefighter claims coca tea leaves he brought back after hiking Machu Picchu in Peru caused him to fail a drug test […]


    Firefighter blames failed drug test on coca tea
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 21:27 by Firerescue1

    A Florida firefighter claims coca tea leaves he brought back after hiking Machu Picchu in Peru caused him to fail a drug test […]


    FHWorld19: Camp Fire: The Fire That Changed California
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 20:03 by Firehouse

    In his Firehouse World 2019 session, CAL FIRE Deputy Director Mike Mohler will detail the timeline of this paradigm-shifting wildfire. […]


    FHWorld19 Keynote — California’s Wildfire Reality: It’s Deadly, It’s Destructive and It’s HERE
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 20:03 by Firehouse

    CAL FIRE Director Chief Thom Porter will deliver the Firehouse World 2019 keynote, titled “California’s Wildfire Reality: It’s Deadly, It’s Destructive and It’s HERE.” […]


    Intelligent, Rapid Suspect Identification for Law Enforcement
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:51 by Officer

    Leverage booking databases and digital evidence to quickly link known offenders to criminal activity with the Veritone IDentifyTM solution […]


    STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES PROTAC® RAIL MOUNT HL-X LASER
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:50 by Officer

    Multi-Fuel Light Features Double Switch Functionality, Adjustable Red Aiming Laser […]


    Veritone IDentify
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:42 by Officer

    Harness the power of your booking database to identify suspect leads faster with AI. […]


    SIG SAUER Introduces 120gr Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammunition for Short Barrel Rifles
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:42 by Officer

    SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce its newest 300BLK ammunition – the 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty load, specifically designed for short barrel rifles. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:35 by Officer

    Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. is excited to announce their recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, the nation’s oldest wholesaler of firearms, weapon accessories and ammunition, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    Veritone IDentify Application
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:34 by Officer

    Video technology is a vital resource for law enforcement to collect crime evidence and pinpoint suspects for investigation. […]


    Mec-Gar® USA Announces New Sig Sauer 226 X5 9mm Magazines
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:30 by Officer

    Mec-Gar® USA is proud to announce the addition of an upgraded 9mm 19 round Sig Sauer P226 X5 magazine to their product line. […]


    Two Pierce Enforcer Pumpers Purchased by the Milwaukee Fire Department
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 17:04 by Firehouse

    The Milwaukee Fire Department placed the order in partnership with exclusive Pierce dealer for Southern Wisconsin and Iowa, Reliant Fire Apparatus. […]


    Puerto Rico Undercover Agent Shot, Killed in Drive-by
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 16:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Agent Alfred Zanyet-Pérez was shot and killed Friday while conducting an undercover operation for the Drugs and Narcotics Division of the Puerto Rico Police Department. […]


    Puerto Rico Undercover Agent Shot, Killed in Drive-by
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 16:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Agent Alfred Zanyet-Pérez was shot and killed Friday while conducting an undercover operation for the Drugs and Narcotics Division of the Puerto Rico Police Department. […]


    MA Crews Battle Condo Fire During Snowstorm
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 16:17 by Firehouse

    Easton firefighters worked through snowfall to battle a fire that broke out at a condominium complex in the early morning hours Monday. […]


    One Dead in Rash of Overnight Baltimore Fires
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 16:15 by Firehouse

    One man is dead and two people were seriously injured after three fires broke out within blocks of each other in Southwest Baltimore early Monday. […]


    Off-Duty California Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Traffic Collision
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was killed in a traffic collision in the early morning hours on Sunday. […]


    Off-Duty California Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Traffic Collision
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was killed in a traffic collision in the early morning hours on Sunday. […]


    Alabama Officer Wounded in Shooting Recovering from Injuries
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    The Auburn (AL) Police Department identified the officer—wounded in a gunfight that left two suspects dead on Friday—as 30-year-old Justin Sanders. […]


    Alabama Officer Wounded in Shooting Recovering from Injuries
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    The Auburn (AL) Police Department identified the officer—wounded in a gunfight that left two suspects dead on Friday—as 30-year-old Justin Sanders. […]


    NYPD Wants Authority to Disable Drones Deemed a Threat
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    In 2018, Congress passed a law allowing federal law enforcement agencies to disable a drone—including shooting it down—but it would take additional federal legislation to give local law-enforcement agencies like the NYPD the same right. […]


    NYPD Wants Authority to Disable Drones Deemed a Threat
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    In 2018, Congress passed a law allowing federal law enforcement agencies to disable a drone—including shooting it down—but it would take additional federal legislation to give local law-enforcement agencies like the NYPD the same right. […]


    New Jersey Officer Leaves $100 Tip for Pregnant Restaurant Server
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer who stopped for lunch at the Lamp Post Diner in Gloucester Township on Friday left behind more than a lasting impression on the food server who tended to his table. He left the woman—seven months pregnant but still working to save money for … […]


    New Jersey Officer Leaves $100 Tip for Pregnant Restaurant Server
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer who stopped for lunch at the Lamp Post Diner in Gloucester Township on Friday left the pregnant server who tended to his table a $100 gratuity and the gift of a touching note. […]


    Nebraska Lawmaker Proposes Law to Ban School Resource Officers
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers—the longest-serving state senator in the history of the Cornhusker State—has introduced legislation that would ban law enforcement officers from patrolling school halls. […]


    Nebraska Lawmaker Proposes Law to Ban School Resource Officers
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers—the longest-serving state senator in the history of the Cornhusker State—has introduced legislation that would ban law enforcement officers from patrolling school halls. […]


    Stabbed CHP Officer Treated for Serious but Non-Life-Threatening Injuries
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Sacramento Bee, the officer was transported to a hospital nearly 45 miles from where the attack took place. There, he was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. […]


    Stabbed CHP Officer Treated for Serious but Non-Life-Threatening Injuries
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer was transported to a hospital nearly 45 miles from where the attack took place. There, he was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. […]


    Retired NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal to Help Honor Fallen Georgia Officer
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    When officers from throughout the southeast gather in March for a memorial ride to honor Officer Michael Smith of the Henry County Police Department—who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018—they will be joined by one of the biggest names in … […]


    Retired NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal to Help Honor Fallen Georgia Officer
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    When officers from throughout the southeast gather in March for a memorial ride to honor Officer Michael Smith of the Henry County (GA) Police Department—who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018—they will be joined by one of the biggest name… […]


    NYPD K-9 Honored Before Being Euthanized Due to Deadly Cancer
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The first NYPD K-9 to have previously served in military combat overseas has succumbed to a fight with cancer after a solemn ceremony in which the animal and his NYPD handler walked through a gauntlet of other K-9 units. […]


    NYPD K-9 Honored Before Being Euthanized Due to Deadly Cancer
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The first NYPD K-9 to have previously served in military combat overseas has succumbed to a fight with cancer after a solemn ceremony in which the animal and his NYPD handler walked through a gauntlet of other K-9 units. […]


    3 Dead, Minnesota Deputy Wounded in Multi-Scene Shooting Incident
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    The injured deputy was transported to a nearby hospital and then another medical facility in Fargo, North Dakota, where he was treated for a non-life threatening shooting injury and released. […]


    3 Dead, Minnesota Deputy Wounded in Multi-Scene Shooting Incident
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    The injured deputy was transported to a nearby hospital and then another medical facility in Fargo, North Dakota, where he was treated for a non-life threatening shooting injury and released. […]


    FL County Facing Major Firefighter Shortage
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 12:52 by Firehouse

    Polk County Fire Rescue is facing a major shortage of firefighters with 80 to 100 positions currently vacant while overtime piles up to compensate. […]


    NJ Fire Chief Booked for DWI in Apparatus
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 12:41 by Firehouse

    Ramapo police arrested Montvale Fire Chief Charles Lydon on Saturday night for allegedly driving drunk in a department vehicle and hitting a tree. […]


    Elistair Tethered Drones Deployed at Super Bowl in Atlanta
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 11:55 by Firehouse

    NFL security officials expressed their interest in using this solution as often as possible. […]


    Teen Injured When MO Apparatus Overturns
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 11:52 by Firehouse

    A teenage passenger in the fire vehicle was injured when it slid off the roadway, overturned and struck a tree early Sunday near Columbia. […]


    Firehouse Station Design 2019: Your Old Fire Station – Renovate or Knock it Down?
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 11:35 by Firehouse

    Robert Mitchell of Mitchell Associates Architects describes the steps to take when determining if your existing building and site can be modified to meet your needs and whether it is better to renovate it, knock it down and rebuild, or move to a new site. […]


    Monitor Township, MI, FD Gets Custom Rescue Pumper
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Firehouse

    The Monitor Township, MI, Fire Department recent took delivery of a rescue pumper built by HME Ahrens-Fox. It is built on an HME Ahren-Fox 1871 Spectr MFDxl-12 mid-roof, large windshield cab and chassis. It is powered by a Cummins ISL-9 engine and an… […]


    HI Firefighter Touts AED after Airport Save
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Firehouse

    Firefighter Salesi Maumau was instrumental, along with an AED, in saving a man’s life when he had a heart attack at the Honolulu airport last month. […]


    Watch CT Firefighters Battle Industrial Blaze
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 10:11 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows the mutual aid response to a second-alarm industrial fire in West Haven on Sunday. […]


    Pa. school threat system fields thousands of tips in first month
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A threat reporting system now required for all Pennsylvania schools fielded more than 4,900 tips in its first month, about a third of them considered serious enough to pass along to local police and school officials. The goal of the Safe 2 Say Something program, which funnels tips to an […]


    Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of Va. officer
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BLUEFIELD, Va. — Authorities say a Virginia police officer has been shot and seriously wounded after making a traffic stop. State police say a Bluefield officer was shot after stopping a 2008 Toyota Yaris for an equipment violation on Route 460 shortly before midnight Saturday. Authorities say a passenger in the vehicle began […]


    CO Fire Museum Makes Endangered Places List
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:41 by Firehouse

    The nearly 125-year-old building that houses Pueblo’s fire museum has been named an endangered place, making it eligible for federal restoration grants. […]


    More than 1,500 people attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime employee who was fired moments earlier. The Rev. Dan Haas told those who gathered near […]


    MD Man Dies in Flaming Porta John Mystery
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Firehouse

    A man died after being engulfed in flames and running from a portable toilet that was also on fire in a stadium parking lot in Baltimore on Sunday. […]


    LA Firefighter Honored for 45 Years of Service
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:17 by Firehouse

    During his 45 years as a volunteer firefighter, Jim Montez has served as fire chief in Cut Off and as a battalion chief for Lafourche Fire District 3. […]


    Watch NJ Firefighters Respond to Van Fire
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:14 by Firehouse

    Raw footage shows firefighters responding to a van that caught fire on Broad Street in Newark on Saturday night. […]


    NIST Launched Nationwide Survey on Public Safety Communication Technology
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 09:08 by Firehouse

    National Institute of Standards and Technology is requesting responders to take a 15-minute survey about the communication technology first responders currently use, need, and want in the future. […]


    Colorado Trooper Nearly Killed During Pursuit Riding Bike to Honor Fallen Officers
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 08:09 by Officer

    Colorado State Patrol Trooper Bellamann Hee, who was struck by a fleeing vehicle during a pursuit in 2014, will ride from Newark, New Jersey to Washington DC to the Fallen Officers memorial in May. […]


    NYPD K-9 Sniffs Out Illegal Guns
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 08:04 by Officer

    An NYPD K-9 named Timmy helped find three illegal guns in Brooklyn. […]


    11-Year-Old Becomes Sacramento Police Officer for a Day
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:55 by Officer

    A dream come true for an 11-year-old boy in Sacramento who became a police officer for the day. Family and friends were clapped for Miller Greenfield as he tried on his new uniform. […]


    Chicago Police Investigating Whether Actor Paid Brothers to Stage Attack
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:36 by Officer

    Chicago police are investigating whether “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage an attack on the actor in the Streeterville neighborhood late last month, according to a law enforcement source. […]


    Wife of Jason Van Dyke Speaks After Husband Beaten in Prison
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:28 by Officer

    The wife of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke told reporters how her husband was beaten in his prison cell shortly after being transferred from Illinois custody to a federal prison in Connecticut. […]


    Judge Overturns $38M Verdict in Maryland Police Shooting
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:23 by Officer

    A Baltimore County judge has overturned the decision of a jury that awarded more than $38 million to the family of Korryn Gaines, a woman who was shot and killed by Baltimore County police officers in 2016. […]


    Second Suspect Charged in ‘Friendly Fire’ Death of NYPD Detective
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:09 by Officer

    A second suspect in the alleged robbery attempt that left NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen dead and another officer injured was charged with felony murder and a dozen other charges Sunday in Queens Criminal Court. […]


    Survey: Most Baltimore Police Officers ‘Afraid’ to Initiate Arrests
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    Most Baltimore Police officers who participated in a recent informal survey feel restricted by the department’s federal consent decree, inadequately trained and unsupported by city leadership. […]


    4 of 5 Illinois Police Officers Wounded in Mass Shooting Released From Hospital
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    All but one of the five Aurora police officers who were injured by gunfire in Friday’s mass shooting at a warehouse have been released from area hospitals. […]


    Law Enforcement Agencies Making Changes to Lure New Recruits
    Posted February 18th, 2019 @ 06:36 by Officer

    The loss of tens of thousands of officers over the past decade has compromised effectiveness and imposed greater demands on those still on the job, according to law enforcement officials. […]


    Baltimore firefighter arrested for allegedly stealing from fire stations
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Police said Douglas Cloman II, who was on medical leave, let himself into two fire stations with keys and stole from the station and from other firefighters […]


    Baltimore firefighter arrested for allegedly stealing from fire stations
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Police said Douglas Cloman II, who was on medical leave, let himself into two fire stations with keys and stole from the station and from other firefighters […]


    Cleveland firefighters give chief vote of no confidence
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters listed a dozen issues that they said prove Chief Angelo Calvillo is jeopardizing public safety, including failing to test or replace equipment […]


    Cleveland firefighters give chief vote of no confidence
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters listed a dozen issues that they said prove Chief Angelo Calvillo is jeopardizing public safety, including failing to test or replace equipment […]


    Iowa fire dept. seeks taxpayer support to keep station open year-round
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Waterloo Fire Rescue is seeking additional taxpayer support to keep its frequently “browned out” Station No. 6 open full time […]


    Iowa fire dept. seeks taxpayer support to keep station open year-round
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Waterloo Fire Rescue is seeking additional taxpayer support to keep its frequently “browned out” Station No. 6 open full time […]


    Nurse, former paramedic seeks to change assault laws
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Pam Lewis wants to protect all healthcare workers from attacks by adding wording to current legislation to make such assaults a Class C Felony […]


    Woman recalls saving husband’s life after allergic reaction
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Lori Gentry performed CPR on her husband James after he collapsed from a reaction to his new medication […]


    Texas county begins using 911 tech to communicate with responders faster
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Grayson County began using Active 911, a program which simultaneously sends call information to all emergency department communication devices […]


    Iowa fire dept. seeks taxpayer support to keep station open year-round
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Waterloo Fire Rescue is seeking additional taxpayer support to keep its frequently “browned out” Station No. 6 open full time […]


    FL Firefighter Gets Job Back after Cocaine Firing
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 18:54 by Firehouse

    An Orlando firefighter has been given his job back after he argued the cocaine in his system was a result of drinking a tea made with coca leaves. […]


    NY Firefighter Sues Arsonists Over Injuries
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 13:18 by Firehouse

    A Watertown fire captain seriously injured while fighting a Newell Street arson fire last year has filed suit against the two men who started the blaze. […]


    MN Chief Hopeful on Restructuring Leadership
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 12:17 by Firehouse

    Duluth City Council narrowly shot down adding a third deputy chief of training to the fire department, but Chief Dennis Edwards hasn’t given up hope. […]


    WA County FFs Reeling from Recent Deaths
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 12:17 by Firehouse

    After experiencing only 12 fire-related deaths in an 11-year span, Whatcom County firefighters have now had three deaths in less than a week. […]


    CA City to Replace Iconic Fire Station
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 12:17 by Firehouse

    Oceanside’s iconic Fire Station No. 1, which opened in 1929 and originally housed the police and fire headquarters, will be replaced by a new facility. […]


    CA Crews Help Rescue Trapped Mountain Lion
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 12:16 by Firehouse

    In a twist on that old cliche of a cat getting stuck in a tree, San Bernardino County firefighters helped rescue a trapped mountain lion Saturday in Hesperia. […]


    Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.” The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording of the call after animal rescue workers found the well-fed animal resting on a bed of hay Monday inside […]


    Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.” The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording of the call after animal rescue workers found the well-fed animal resting on a bed of hay Monday inside […]


    Police: Pot smokers find caged tiger in abandoned house
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.” The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording of the call after animal rescue workers found the well-fed animal resting on a bed of hay Monday inside […]


    Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 11:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people, including five responding police officers, at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant, authorities say. Gary Martin, […]


    Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 11:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people, including five responding police officers, at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant, authorities say. Gary Martin, […]


    LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The new leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department on Friday further limited when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation. The department has reduced the number of misdemeanor charges that can trigger an inmate’s transfer to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for […]


    Ala. officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. — An Alabama police officer who was shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery was recovering Saturday, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout. The incident began about 5:30 p.m. Friday, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. Auburn Officer Justin Sanders stopped […]


    Mass. opioid OD deaths drop for second straight year
    Posted February 17th, 2019 @ 03:52 by EMS1

    Opioid deaths decreased 4 percent, from 2,056 in 2017 to 1,974 deaths last year, according to the latest quarterly report […]


    FL Fire Captain May Have Shot Second Video
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 22:32 by Firehouse

    The Polk County firefighter who shot a Snapchat video of a fatal fire scene last year is under suspicion of shooting a second video at a separate fire. […]


    NH Safe Stations recognized at first responders breakfast
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Natacha Davis stood before 300 first responders and told them how the caring she found at a fire station helped her to finally overcome her addiction […]


    $30,000 donation helps Calif. firefighters heal after wildfire
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Paradise firefighters accepted a $30,000 check from the American Punjabi Chamber of Commerce, which will go to outfitting a gym with fitness equipment […]


    Ohio fire dept. to use $216K FEMA grant for fire equipment
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Huber Heights Fire Department will purchase 33 new self-contained breathing apparatus with a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]


    Remains of helicopter pilot who died in Ohio chopper crash return home
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The remains of helicopter pilot Jennifer Topper were returned to Santa Rosa, delivered safely by her mother under ceremonial escort […]


    NH Safe Stations recognized at first responders breakfast
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Natacha Davis stood before 300 first responders and told them how the caring she found at a fire station helped her to finally overcome her addiction […]


    Watch NJ Crews Battle Intense Co-Op Blaze
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 15:39 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows firefighters battling an intense fire that tore through an apartment building in Fort Lee on Thursday. […]


    MN Crews Douse Blaze after Vehicle Wreck
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Firehouse

    At least one person was hospitalized early Saturday morning after a vehicle crashed into a building and caught on fire in Rochester. […]


    MN Crews Douse Blaze after Vehicle Wreck
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Firehouse

    At least one person was hospitalized early Saturday morning after a vehicle crashed into a building and caught on fire in Rochester. […]


    CO Firefighters Mark 15 Years Since Special Delivery
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 10:35 by Firehouse

    Colorado Springs firefighters at Station 15 have celebrated a special birthday for 15 years since they helped deliver Chloe Huddle on Feb. 15, 2004. […]


    Wife of imprisoned Chicago officer fears he’s in danger
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — The wife of a Chicago police officer who was convicted of fatally shooting teenager Laquan McDonald demanded on Thursday to know why her husband was transferred from an Illinois state prison where he was kept from harm to a federal prison in Connecticut where he was assaulted and where she fears […]


    GA Landfill Fire Still Smoldering after 5 Months
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Firehouse

    Emergency funds have been approved to extinguish a landfill fire that has poured smoke into a South Fulton neighborhood for five months. […]


    Accountant Stole $2M from New Orleans Firefighters
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Firehouse

    A Baton Rouge accountant stole roughly $2 million given to him for life insurance policies by the New Orleans Firefighters Pension and Relief Fund. […]


    Court Asked to Nix Houston Firefighter Pay Parity
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Firehouse

    Lawyers for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner filed a motion Friday seeking to declare a voter-approved firefighter pay parity measure invalid. […]


    2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD blue-on-blue death
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:27 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the blue-on-blue death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press. The man was taken into custody in Queens hours after NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill […]


    Ill. man being fired from job fatally shoots 5 workers
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building in the suburban Chicago city and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside and four […]


    Suspect in Ill. mass shooting was being fired from job
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 09:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building in the suburban Chicago city and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside and four […]


    Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland
    Posted February 16th, 2019 @ 08:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some students around the country marked the anniversary of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, with moments of silence Thursday or somber vigils while others sought to find threads of positivity in the fabric of tragedy. Boardman High School in northeast Ohio had a “legacy lockdown” including an active-shooter drill, […]


    Pa. fire chief resigns after less than a month amid allegations
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Several people alleged former Wyoming Hose Co. No. 1 Chief Thomas Skilonger made inappropriate comments on fire call scenes and online […]


    Wash. voters approve $113M levy for fire dept.
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    The levy funds 54 percent of the fire department’s annual operating budget, which includes firefighter salaries and day-to-day expenses […]


    Fla. county officials demand answers in fatal fire
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    County commissioners said they want answers to how a 76-year-old woman died in a house fire as firefighters battled the blaze just outside […]


    Ark. doctor’s license suspended for overprescribing opioids
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Dr. Donald Hinderliter allegedly prescribed 832,994 pills to 462 patients over two years, averaging 1,803 pills per patient […]


    Police: Man strikes ambulance after overdosing
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Terry Ramsay allegedly suffered a heroin overdose and struck a New Hanover Regional Medical Center ambulance transporting a patient […]


    Documents: Mo. cop charged with killing colleague says he was in love with her
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ST. LOUIS — Documents state the St. Louis officer who allegedly shot and killed a fellow officer while playing Russian Roulette was in love with her and was planning to move in with her. According to court documents newly obtai… […]


    Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 LEOs at Ill. business
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:13 by PoliceOne

    By Carrie Antlfinger and Amanda Seitz Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman told a news conference that the gunman was 45-year-old […]


    Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 LEOs at Ill. business
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:13 by EMS1

    Officers were fired upon Friday afternoon as soon as they entered the building […]


    Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 LEOs at Ill. business
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 20:13 by Firerescue1

    Officers were fired upon Friday afternoon as soon as they entered the building […]


    Improving trust, efficiency top agenda for police leaders at Entrust conference
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 18:35 by PoliceOne

    By P1 News Staff ORLANDO – Law enforcement, public safety and healthcare leaders attended the inaugural Entrust 2019 conference in Orlando. More than 300 attendees, users of the PowerDMS platform, came together to explore best practices such as e… […]


    Four Illinois Officers Injured, Suspected Gunman Dead at Manufacturing Firm
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 17:29 by Officer

    A Aurora city spokesman said that four police officers were injured while responding to the active shooter situation at the Henry Pratt Company and that their conditions had stabilized. […]


    Workplace Shooting Outside Chicago, 4 Officers Injured
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Multiple law enforcement agencies—local and federal—reportedly responded to the incident, and local news radio station WBBM is reporting that four officers were “injured” or possibly wounded in the incident. The injured officers are reportedly stable. […]


    Workplace Shooting Outside Chicago, 5 Officers Wounded, 5 Civilians Dead
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Multiple law enforcement agencies—local and federal—reportedly responded to the incident, and Aurora Police now say five officers were shot and wounded in the incident that left five workers at the business and the gunman dead. The injured officers are… […]


    Workplace Shooting Outside Chicago, 5 Officers Wounded, 5 Civilians Dead
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Multiple law enforcement agencies—local and federal—reportedly responded to the incident, and Aurora Police now say five officers were shot and wounded in the incident that left five workers at the business and the gunman dead. The injured officers are… […]


    The AS-1 Arbitrator In-Vehicle Video Camera
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Tthe AS-1 Camera, small enough to fit behind a vehicle’s rearview mirror and including features that provide remarkably high-performance video evidence capture.Key features of the Panasonic AS-1 camera include:Compact (4.5” W x 1.77”H x 1.45” D)…… […]


    Four Police Officers, Others Hurt in IL Shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:20 by Firehouse

    At least four police officers and several others were wounded in a shooting at a manufacturing business Friday in Aurora before the suspected shooter was apprehended. […]


    One Dead, Four Police Hurt in IL Shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 16:20 by Firehouse

    One person was killed and at least four police officers were among the wounded from a shooting at a manufacturing plant Friday in Aurora before the shooter was “neutralized.” […]


    How police agencies can share criminal intelligence data
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dale StocktonCriminals seldom limit their activity to a specific jurisdiction so it is important that crime analysis efforts look well beyond the siloed information produced by a single organization. Increasingly, agencies are utilizing shared … […]


    Ill. police respond to active shooter at manufacturing plant
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff AURORA, Ill. — Illinois police responded to an active shooter incident at a manufacturing plant Friday afternoon. The suspect was apprehended by Aurora police and is in custody. An employee at the company where the shooting was repo… […]


    Officials: 1 person dead, 4 police officers wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — At least one person was killed and four police officers wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, officials said Friday. Kane County Coroner Chris Nelson confirmed one person was killed. City spokesman Clayton Muhammad said four officers were wounded and in stable condition, but […]


    5 people killed, 5 LEOs wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — The chief of police says five people were killed and five officers were wounded in a shooting at a business in suburban Chicago Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters that the officers were fired upon Friday afternoon as soon as they entered the Henry Pratt Co. building in Aurora. […]


    Photo of the Week: California dreaming
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:52 by PoliceOne

    This week’s photo comes from Thomas Schubin of the Law Enforcement Division of the Sacramento County Regional Parks in California. Pictured is a park patrol cruiser at a nice, California sunset. Thank you for your service! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could […]


    United States Army Selects Med-Eng to provide its 2nd Generation Advanced Bomb Suit to Protect Explosive Ordnance Disposal Teams
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:43 by Officer

    Major contract award demonstrates continued confidence in Med-Eng to successfully deliver Army programs. Supports highly-skilled manufacturing jobs in northern New York for up to four years […]


    Police leaders recognized for innovative use of cloud-based crucial information software
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    By P1 Staff ORLANDO – Several law enforcement leaders from around the country were recognized for their innovative use of a cloud-based records management system to solve pressing community problems at the inaugural Entrust conference. In addition to honoring award winners, conference attendees – users of the PowerDMS information management technology platform –participated in educational […]


    Hanwha To Showcase Latest Cameras and New version of WAVE VMS at ISC West 2019
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:38 by Officer

    Focus on modular, easy to install, high-resolution cameras plus advanced analytic support in V4 of Wisenet WAVE VMS […]


    Million Dollar Bond for Man who Set Ohio Sheriff’s Sergeant on Fire
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    An Ohio man who is accused of setting a Portage County Sheriff’s sergeant on fire Thursday night is being held on $1 million bond. […]


    Million Dollar Bond for Man who Set Ohio Sheriff’s Sergeant on Fire
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    An Ohio man who is accused of setting a Portage County Sheriff’s sergeant on fire Thursday night is being held on $1 million bond. […]


    President Trump Declares Border Emergency
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Officer

    President Donald Trump capped months of speculation and two years of failed negotiations over fortifying the southern border by declaring an emergency on Friday. […]


    FL Chiefs’ Group to Investigate Fatal Fire Response
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:46 by Firehouse

    A probe by the Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association will try to shed light on a Polk County fire captain’s handling of a blaze last year in which a 76-year-old woman died. […]


    President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign. […]


    President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign. […]


    Minnesota Department Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Spokesperson Steve Linders said that there are multiple reasons went into the department’s decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units. […]


    St. Paul Police Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Spokesperson Steve Linders said multiple reasons went into the department’s decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units. […]


    St. Paul Police Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Spokesperson Steve Linders said multiple reasons went into the department’s decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units. […]


    Texas Police Called to Rescue Caged Tiger in Abandoned Building
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Houston Police Department responded to a 311 caller stating that they had discovered a tiger in a cage in an abandoned building. […]


    Texas Police Called to Rescue Caged Tiger in Abandoned Building
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Houston Police Department responded to a 311 caller stating that they had discovered a tiger in a cage in an abandoned building. […]


    Aiming to Reduce Struck-By Incidents, Michigan Move-Over Law Takes Effect
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    According to reports, at least a dozen Michigan State Police vehicles have been struck so far this year. […]


    Aiming to Reduce Struck-By Incidents, Michigan Move-Over Law Takes Effect
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    According to reports, at least a dozen Michigan State Police vehicles have been struck so far this year. […]


    Milwaukee baseball team honors fallen officer at training facility
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:36 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee officer is being honored by the city’s baseball team through a jersey now hanging at the teams’ training facility, the Journal Sentinel reports. Fallen Officer Matthew Rittner, 35, was fatall… […]


    FBI, LAPD Arrest Dozens of Suspected Gang Members in Raids
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were joined by FBI agents in raids on Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of 38 people. […]


    FBI, LAPD Arrest Dozens of Suspected Gang Members in Raids
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were joined by FBI agents in raids on Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of 38 people. […]


    Florida School Hires Combat Veterans to Protect Against Active Shooters
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Principal Bill Jones said he wants to make sure if an armed intruder were to enter the campus of Manatee School for the Arts, which has a student population of about 2,100 middle and high school students. […]


    Florida School Hires Combat Veterans to Protect Against Active Shooters
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Principal Bill Jones said he wants to make sure if an armed intruder were to enter the campus of Manatee School for the Arts, which has a student population of about 2,100 middle and high school students, they would be met with swift, overwhelming and … […]


    Tenn. police to remove SROs from troubled schools
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:32 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two troubled schools in a Tennessee school district will be without SROs starting March 1. According to News Channel 5, the decision to pull three Metro Nashville Police officers was in the works for a month…. […]


    Massachusetts Officer Talks Suicidal Man to Safety from 70-Foot Building
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Sun Chronicle, Sergeant Jeffrey Peavey—a 32-year-veteran of the force—established a dialogue with the 21-year-old man, speaking with the distraught subject for 45 minutes before convincing the man to retreat from the precipice into saf… […]


    Massachusetts Officer Talks Suicidal Man to Safety from 70-Foot Building
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Sun Chronicle, Sergeant Jeffrey Peavey—a 32-year-veteran of the force—established a dialogue with the 21-year-old man, speaking with the distraught subject for 45 minutes before convincing the man to retreat from the precipice into saf… […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Office Valentine’s Day Facebook Post: “Don’t Play Hard to Get”
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The Martin County (FL) Sheriff’s Office posted an image on Facebook of five deputies collectively holding a bouquet of flowers, a heart-shaped balloon, and five boxes of Valentines chocolates, saying, “Our Warrants team is waiting for you with open cuf… […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Office Valentine’s Day Facebook Post: “Don’t Play Hard to Get”
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The Martin County (FL) Sheriff’s Office posted an image on Facebook of five deputies collectively holding a bouquet of flowers, a heart-shaped balloon, and five boxes of Valentines chocolates, saying, “Our Warrants team is waiting for you with open cuf… […]


    Parkland school shooting: What leadership failures mean for LE nationwide
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel—who served as the 16th sheriff of that county—on January 11, 2019. Many would argue that his firing was long overdue. His agency was derided for failing to take […]


    Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder of Teen Attacked in Prison
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    A former police officer with the Chicago Police Department—who was convicted in October of second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014—was reportedly beaten by inmates in a Connecticut prison. […]


    Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder of Teen Attacked in Prison
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    A former police officer with the Chicago Police Department—who was convicted in October of second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014—was reportedly beaten by inmates in a Connecticut prison. […]


    Trickle-down leadership: When officers become the boss
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:04 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnFebruary 14, 2018, is another of those days that will live in infamy. A year ago, 17 were killed and 17 were wounded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office did nothing to stop it, either before the event or during the shooting. Before the […]


    North Carolina Jail Deaths Hit Record Level in 2018
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:02 by Officer

    More inmates died in North Carolina’s jails in 2018 than any other year since the state began tracking deaths in 1997. […]


    11 Tips for Responding to Domestic Violence Calls
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Doug Wyllie

    Here are some tips on staying safe on these types of calls for service, and ensuring the welfare of the individuals who have been victimized. […]


    11 Tips for Responding to Domestic Violence Calls
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Doug Wyllie

    Here are some tips on staying safe on these types of calls for service, and ensuring the welfare of the individuals who have been victimized. […]


    Officer Shot in Dallas Ambush Sues Facebook, Twitter and Google
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 13:58 by Officer

    DART Officer Jesus Retana, who was wounded in the July 7, 2016, police ambush in downtown Dallas, has sued Facebook, Twitter and Google, saying their platforms knowingly support terrorist groups. […]


    Ohio Sheriff Deputy Set On Fire While Serving Warrant
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 13:49 by Officer

    A deputy serving felony warrants was seriously injured Thursday night when the suspect threw a flammable liquid on the officer and then set him on fire. […]


    Cleveland Fire Chief Receives No-Confidence Vote
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 13:48 by Firehouse

    The firefighters union passed a resolution asking the city to investigate claims that Chief Angelo Calvillo is mismanaging the department and jeopardizing public safety. […]


    Minnesota Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded, 3 Others Dead in Shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 13:45 by Officer

    A deputy with the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office is in the hospital Friday morning after being shot during a pursuit in which he exchanged gunfire with a suspect. […]


    NYPD Officer Wounded in ‘Friendly Fire’ Shooting That Killed Detective Released From Hospital
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 13:38 by Officer

    NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman, who survived a friendly fire shooting in Queens that killed Detective Brian Simonsen, was released from the hospital Thursday. […]


    A Factory Tour: Behind the Scenes at HME Ahrens-Fox
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 12:40 by Firehouse

    Firehouse recently visited HME Ahrens-Fox in Wyoming, MI, and viewed how world-class apparatus is built in its high-tech facility. […]


    Fake Fla. LEOs arrested after pulling over commissioner
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 12:05 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI — Two men impersonating officers were arrested after pulling over a South Florida commissioner and former officer. Miami-Dade Commissioner Joe Martinez became suspicious when he was pulled over by a sports utility vehicle… […]


    FL Crew Save Two Trapped in Car-Semi Crash
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 12:05 by Firehouse

    Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters rescued a man and woman from their car after a tractor-trailer flipped on top of it Thursday night. […]


    TX Chief Retires after 25 Years with Department
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:32 by Firehouse

    Next month, Westlake Chief Mike Elliot will hand over the reins of the department he has run since 2012 to current Assistant Chief David Wilson. […]


    George Clay Fire Department, West Conshohocken, PA, Gets Rescue Pumper
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:26 by Firehouse

    George Clay Fire Department, West Conshohocken, PA, has taken delivery of a 2018 KME rescue pumper. […]


    George Clay Fire Co., West Conshohocken, PA, Gets Rescue Pumper
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:26 by Firehouse

    George Clay Fire Co., West Conshohocken, PA, has taken delivery of a 2018 KME rescue pumper. […]


    Locating the Deadman Room—A High-Priority Area for Search Teams
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:04 by Firehouse

    Charles Lind Jr. shares tips for locating the “deadman room,” an isolated room on the second or third floor in a single or row dwelling where fire victims are often discovered during search. […]


    Federal Adds 40 S&W, 45 Auto Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Loads 
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:02 by POLICE Magazine

    In 2018, Federal reinvented the Hydra-Shok bullet design with Hydra-Shok Deep in 9mm Luger. Now, it has expanded the line with new loads in 40 S&W and 45 Auto. The bullets feature a more robust center post and a core design that penetrates to critical … […]


    Federal Adds 40 S&W, 45 Auto Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Loads 
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 11:02 by POLICE Magazine

    In 2018, Federal reinvented the Hydra-Shok bullet design with Hydra-Shok Deep in 9mm Luger. Now, it has expanded the line with new loads in 40 S&W and 45 Auto. The bullets feature a more robust center post and a core design that penetrates to critical … […]


    Joe Ficarelli
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:58 by Firehouse

    Joe Ficarelli is an 11-year veteran of the FDNY. […]


    Jonathan Brumley
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:55 by Firehouse

    Jonathan Brumley is a firefighter with the Houston, TX, Fire Department. […]


    TX Woman Can’t Recall Getting Stuck in Air Vent
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:55 by Firehouse

    Houston firefighters pulled the woman from a vent in a vacant home early Friday, but she wasn’t able to tell her rescuers how she became trapped. […]


    Dallas officer shot in 2016 ambush sues Facebook, Twitter, Google
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    Dana Branham The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — A Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) officer who was wounded in the July 7, 2016, police ambush in downtown Dallas has sued Facebook, Twitter and Google, saying their platforms knowingly support terrorist groups. Officer Jesus Retana, 34, and his husband, Andrew Moss, filed the lawsuit in federal […]


    Body Camera Video Released in Arizona Terrorism Case
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:28 by Officer

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is set to release body camera video and 911 calls on Thursday afternoon in the case of a terrorism suspect shot by officials in Fountain Hills. […]


    Search For Missing Illinois Girls’ Killer Continues
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:24 by Officer

    Detectives say they’ve received more than 38,000 tips regarding the 2017 murders of 13-year-old Abigail Williams and 14-year-old Liberty German. […]


    IA State Senator, FF Resigns over Cross-Training Policy
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:24 by Firehouse

    Jeff Danielson stepped down as a Cedar Falls firefighter and a state senator because of his objections to a city policy cross-training police to perform firefighting duties. […]


    Off-Duty LAPD Detective, Suspect Critically Wounded In Skid Row Shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:22 by Officer

    An off-duty Los Angeles police detective and a suspect are both in critical condition after exchanging gunfire early Thursday morning in Skid Row. […]


    Bogus Cops Try to Pull Over Former Florida Police Officer
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:08 by Officer

    Two men suspected of impersonating police officers tried to pull over a South Florida county commissioner who is a former officer were taken into custody Wednesday. […]


    Man charged in killing of Ala. officer
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 10:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities took a man straight from a rehabilitation center into custody Thursday as they arrested him in the shooting death of a Birmingham police officer last month. Jeremy Elwin Owens, 31, rode in a wheelchair as he left the treatment center to face charges in the killing of Birmingham police […]


    NYPD officer wounded in blue-on-blue shooting returns home
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — The police officer who was wounded in a shooting that led to the blue-on-blue death of a New York Police Department detective has returned to his Long Island home. Sgt. Matthew Gorman emerged from a black van outside h… […]


    North Carolina Trooper’s Accused Killer Charged in Second Murder
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:49 by Officer

    An 18-year-old man accused of killing state Highway Patrol Trooper Kevin Conner last year has been indicted in the shooting death of another man more than two years ago. […]


    Stolen Gun, Pickup Truck Lead to Arrests in 2013 Oklahoma Cold Case
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:42 by Officer

    The recovery of a stolen gun and a stolen pickup were central to cracking a nearly six-year-old murder in far northwest Oklahoma. […]


    Fallen NYPD Detective’s Organs Will Go to Transplant Patients
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:29 by Officer

    Even in death, NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen will touch people’s lives for the better — as an organ donor. […]


    Plan Alters Cleveland Police Recruiting Practices
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:23 by Officer

    The monitor overseeing reforms within the Cleveland police department recommended that a federal judge approve key plans that address how officers are used and how the city will recruit a more diverse police force. […]


    Military Comrade of Fallen Milwaukee Police Officer: ‘I Really Do Owe My Life to Him’
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:15 by Officer

    As fallen Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner’s squad commander in Iraq with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, Aurora Police Officer Josh Horton saw multiple examples of his bravery and selflessness. […]


    President Trump Addresses L.E. Leaders
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday spoke to law enforcement officials at the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington, D.C. […]


    Firefighting in an Age of Terrorism: Fire Service Response—Part 2
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 07:57 by Firehouse

    Dennis Merrigan and Duane Hagelgans examine how to plan for and respond to terrorist attacks and the importance of unified command. […]


    Breaking down public safety silos, geographic barriers
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Seamlessly share data between public safety agencies and mutual aid partners with enterprise information management […]


    Ill. police respond to active shooter at manufacturing plant
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by EMS1

    Officials say a total of four LEOs and multiple civilians were injured in the shooting […]


    Ill. police respond to active shooter at manufacturing plant
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by Firerescue1

    Officials say a total of four LEOs and multiple civilians were injured in the shooting […]


    Officials: 1 person dead, 4 police officers wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by Firerescue1

    City spokesman Clayton Muhammad said four officers were wounded and in stable condition, but did not say if they were shot […]


    Officials: 1 person dead, 4 police officers wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by EMS1

    City spokesman Clayton Muhammad said four officers were wounded and in stable condition, but did not say if they were shot […]


    5 people killed, 5 LEOs wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by Firerescue1

    Officers were fired upon Friday afternoon as soon as they entered the building […]


    5 people killed, 5 LEOs wounded in Ill. shooting
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:53 by EMS1

    Officers were fired upon Friday afternoon as soon as they entered the building […]


    Accommodating Mass Timber Buildings—the Right Way to Change the Building Code
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:13 by Firehouse

    In this op-ed, Rob Neale explains why people should not let emotions drive decisions when it comes to updating building code. […]


    Accommodating Mass Timber Buildings—the Right Way to Change the Building Code
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 03:13 by Firehouse

    In this op-ed, Rob Neale explains why people should not let emotions drive decisions when it comes to updating building code. […]


    Baltimore City FF Accused of Stealing from Fire Stations
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 00:53 by Firehouse

    A firefighter on medical leave faces burglary charges after he allegedly broke into several Baltimore firehouses and stole items belonging to the department and other firefighters. […]


    AMR: ET3 payment model is a ‘great step forward’
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 00:24 by EMS1

    AMR released a response to the ET3 announcement and said the model aligns with the company’s “key initiative” to provide a “better model for care delivery” […]


    AMR: ET3 payment model is a ‘great step forward’
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 00:24 by Firerescue1

    AMR released a response to the ET3 announcement and said the model aligns with the company’s “key initiative” to provide a “better model for care delivery” […]


    Hundreds Pay Their Respects to Late CA Fire Chief
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 00:03 by Firehouse

    More than 1,000 mourners turned out for a memorial service for Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz, who died weeks after he was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer. […]


    Hundreds Pay Their Respects to Late CA Fire Chief
    Posted February 15th, 2019 @ 00:03 by Firehouse

    More than 1,000 mourners turned out for a memorial service for Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz, who died weeks after he was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer. […]


    Calif. county’s ambulance ‘no-fly’ list helps save millions of dollars
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 23:49 by EMS1

    Fresno County is saving millions of dollars by not transporting people who have been identified as 911 “frequent fliers” who abuse the system […]


    Researchers develop system to improve firefighting robots
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 23:44 by Firerescue1

    The new automatic T-valve system designed by Purdue University researchers can remove water from the fire hose when the robot moves to another location […]


    28 Ga. middle school students hospitalized after eating Valentine’s Day candy
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 23:36 by EMS1

    The Sandtown Middle School students were taken to the hospital after feeling “nauseated and disoriented,” officials said […]


    Photo: EMS providers pick up fallen American flag in snowstorm
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 22:56 by EMS1

    Mobile Life Support Services Paramedic and U.S. Army Sergeant Dan Rivera and EMT Larry Lawless picked up the flag and brought it to the police department […]


    FDNY EMT’s quick thinking saves man’s severed arm
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 22:45 by EMS1

    Francis Jost, who was covering a shift for his colleague, was able to pack the arm in ice because he knew of a nearby bar where he could get supplies […]


    FDNY EMT’s quick thinking saves man’s severed arm
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 22:45 by Firerescue1

    Francis Jost, who was covering a shift for his colleague, was able to pack the arm in ice because he knew of a nearby bar where he could get supplies […]


    Conn. fire dept. expands eligibility, offers scholarship for recruits
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 22:34 by Firerescue1

    The Bridgeport Fire Department is hoping to attract a diverse crew to become the newest of the city’s bravest […]


    More than 1K pay tribute to Calif. fire chief who died of cancer
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 22:01 by Firerescue1

    Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz died just two weeks after being diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer […]


    Pa. firefighter arrested for making false 911 calls
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 21:52 by EMS1

    Isaiah Smith is facing charges after police said he made six false 911 calls over a period of more than a month […]


    Pa. firefighter arrested for making false 911 calls
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 21:52 by Firerescue1

    Isaiah Smith is facing charges after police said he made six false 911 calls over a period of more than a month […]


    NH Safe Stations recognized at first responders breakfast
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Natacha Davis stood before 300 first responders and told them how the caring she found at a fire station helped her to finally overcome her addiction […]


    First Responder Networks
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 20:00 by David Griffith

    In an emergency when the cellular systems are overwhelmed, public safety priority networks can provide you with voice communications and high-speed data transfer. […]


    First Responder Networks
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 20:00 by David Griffith

    In an emergency when the cellular systems are overwhelmed, public safety priority networks can provide you with voice communications and high-speed data transfer. […]


    2 Ways to Stop Mass Attacks
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 19:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Allowing law enforcement officers to carry in public places off duty and adjusting shifts at major events could prevent or quickly end many mass shootings. […]


    2 Ways to Stop Mass Attacks
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 19:51 by Staff

    Allowing law enforcement officers to carry in public places off duty and adjusting shifts at major events could prevent or quickly end many mass shootings. […]


    CAL Fire Firefighters Hurt in Rollover Crash
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 17:08 by Firehouse

    The three firefighters were taken to the hospital Thursday after their fire apparatus left the road and landed in an embankment in Bonsall. […]


    Tax Help Needed to Keep IA Fire Station Open Full Time
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:53 by Firehouse

    Waterloo Fire Rescue is asking for another $83,000 in overtime in next fiscal year’s budget in order to keep one of its firehouses open year-round. […]


    Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Officer

    TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination […]


    Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Officer

    TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination […]


    Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Officer

    TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination […]


    Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Officer

    TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination […]


    Nightstick Launches TCM-Series Compact Handgun Weapon Lights at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Officer

    TCM-550XL and TCM-550XLS combine intuitive switches and small footprint for winning combination […]


    Questions Mount over FL Captain’s Fatal Fire Response
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 15:04 by Firehouse

    Public criticism continues to swell over a Polk County Fire Rescue captain’s handling of a fire last year involving a 76-year-old woman who died waiting to be rescued. […]


    President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: “The Wall is Coming”
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:49 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that “the wall is coming.” […]


    6 body armor trends on display at SHOT Show 2019
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisEach year, body armor vendors kick things up a notch. PoliceOne visited Angel Armor and Armor Express at SHOT Show and, as you can see by the following six trends, armor manufacturers are doing everything they can to help police departments make the right choice when purchasing ballistic protection for officers. 1. Low […]


    President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: “The Wall is Coming”
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:49 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that “the wall is coming.” […]


    Kansas Officer Found Dead in Patrol Vehicle
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:47 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a law enforcement officer the Sac and Fox Police Department deceased in his patrol vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border. […]


    Kansas Officer Found Dead in Patrol Vehicle
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:47 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a law enforcement officer with the Sac and Fox Police Department found deceased in his patrol vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border. […]


    Indiana Police Chief Killed in Single Vehicle Crash
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief David Hewitt was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. […]


    Indiana Police Chief Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief David Hewitt was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. […]


    Indiana Police Chief Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief David Hewitt was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. […]


    First Responders, Service Members, Hollywood Stars Thank Gary Sinise in Touching Video
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, dozens of individuals from the military, police, and fire services were joined by their families and dozens of Hollywood legends in the creation of a video tribute and thanks for his tireless work with the Gary Sinise Foundation. […]


    Video: First Responders, Service Members, Hollywood Stars Thank Gary Sinise
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, dozens of individuals from the military, police, and fire services were joined by their families and dozens of Hollywood legends in the creation of a video tribute and thanks for his tireless work with the Gary Sinise Foundation. […]


    Video: First Responders, Service Members, Hollywood Stars Thank Gary Sinise
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, dozens of individuals from the military, police, and fire services were joined by their families and dozens of Hollywood legends in the creation of a video tribute and thanks for his tireless work with the Gary Sinise Foundation. […]


    Birthday Boy Asks for Donations to Police Department’s K-9 Program
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    An eight-year-old Pennsylvania boy asked for a special gift for his birthday. The twist was that he wanted nothing for himself—he wanted to donate money to the local police department’s K-9 Unit. […]


    Birthday Boy Asks for Donations to Police Department’s K-9 Program
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    An 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy asked for a special gift for his birthday. The twist was that he wanted nothing for himself—he wanted to donate money to the local police department’s K-9 Unit. […]


    Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer with Jersey and Locker
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant. […]


    Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant. […]


    Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant. […]


    Oklahoma Department Posts Adorable Picture of New K-9 Pup to Social Media
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kellyville Police Department—located in Creek County, Oklahoma—posted a picture of its newest “hire” on Facebook that quickly went viral. […]


    Oklahoma Department Posts Adorable Picture of New K-9 Pup
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kellyville Police Department—located in Creek County, Oklahoma—posted a picture of its newest “hire” on Facebook, and it quickly went viral. […]


    Oklahoma Department Posts Adorable Picture of New K-9 Pup
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kellyville Police Department—located in Creek County, Oklahoma—posted a picture of its newest “hire” on Facebook, and it quickly went viral. […]


    Nashville Police Pulling SROs from Schools after Being Harassed
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Two of the most troubled schools in Nashville, Tennessee will soon be without school resource officers after those SROs reported being verbally harassed on a daily basis. […]


    Nashville Police Pulling Harassed SROs from Schools
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Two of the most troubled schools in Nashville, Tennessee will soon be without school resource officers after those SROs reported being verbally harassed on a daily basis. […]


    Nashville Police Pulling Harassed SROs from Schools
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Two of the most troubled schools in Nashville, Tennessee will soon be without school resource officers after those SROs reported being verbally harassed on a daily basis. […]


    Canadian Government to Study Post-Traumatic Stress Among First Responders
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Canadian government will reportedly invest millions of dollars in an effort to better identify, treat, and prevent post-traumatic stress among public safety workers. […]


    Canadian Government to Study Post-Traumatic Stress Among First Responders
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Canadian government will reportedly invest millions of dollars in an effort to better identify, treat, and prevent post-traumatic stress among public safety workers. […]


    Canadian Government to Study Post-Traumatic Stress Among First Responders
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Canadian government will reportedly invest millions of dollars in an effort to better identify, treat, and prevent post-traumatic stress among public safety workers. […]


    Portland City Council Votes to Leave the Joint Terrorism Task Force
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In a 3-2 vote, elected officials in Portland, Oregon voted to withdraw the Portland Police Bureau from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force. […]


    Portland City Council Votes to Leave Joint Terrorism Task Force
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In a 3-2 vote, elected officials in Portland, OR voted to withdraw the Portland Police Bureau from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force. […]


    Portland City Council Votes to Leave Joint Terrorism Task Force
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In a 3-2 vote, elected officials in Portland, OR voted to withdraw the Portland Police Bureau from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force. […]


    Suspect Accused of Dragging Texas Trooper Arrested After Manhunt
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 14:05 by Officer

    A man accused of dragging a Texas state trooper with his vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday night has been taken into custody. […]


    Parkland Shooting Anniversary: ‘A Day for Peace’
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 13:58 by Officer

    PARKLAND, Florida – Juliette Rodriguez, like the rest of her Marjory Stoneman Douglas High classmates, was not required to be at school today.But as difficult as it was to be there, she was not going to stay home.”It’s kind of hard to just walk back… […]


    Suspect Charged in ‘Friendly Fire’ Shooting Death of NYPD Detective
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 13:53 by Officer

    Christopher Ransom, who was shot by police multiple times, has been charged with murder, robbery, assault, aggravated manslaughter and menacing. […]


    More Than 80 Gang Members and Associates Indicted in Joint LAPD-FBI Takedown
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 13:42 by Officer

    Dozens of suspected gang members and associates were charged with federal racketeering, gun and drug violations Wednesday, marking the end of long-running investigations targeting street gangs in South L.A. and the San Fernando Valley. […]


    Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    By Ben Thompson, P1 Contributor In October 2017, I walked out into an unusually warm winter morning. My hands were shaky and I could feel my heart beat pounding up into my throat. This was the moment I learned I had been selected to speak at TEDx Birmi… […]


    Roundtable: How to land a job in academia
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff There are many job options available for police officers after retirement. Planning a successful transition from working in law enforcement to another profession should begin early in every officer’s career. In this roundtable, we asked PoliceOne columnists and subject matter experts what advice they would give a police officer looking to land […]


    How to get the most out of your LE career: Self-assessment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 12:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jerrod HardyAs I prepare to step away from my career as a law enforcement officer after 21 years, I felt an overwhelming need to share my experience with as many others as possible. For me, there have been four steps I have taken during my poli… […]


    FBI: Most Wanted list suspect is believed killed by officers
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 12:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jerrod HardyAssocited Press APEX, N.C. — The FBI tracked a man they think was one of the country’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives to a North Carolina motel, where agents shot and killed him on Wednesday. The armed suspect shot to death at a motel in the Raleigh suburb of Apex will be identified by […]


    Fear and mistrust: Parkland attack disrupts school life
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jerrod HardyAssociated Press OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. Teachers worry that added security detracts from learning. The Parkland massacre a year ago upended school life across Florida. In the year since a gunman fatally shot 14 students and […]


    Layoffs for Four OH Firefighters Delayed
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 11:50 by Firehouse

    The layoffs of the four Barberton firefighters/paramedics were moved to March 1, marking the first time firefighters will be let go in the department’s 117-year history. […]


    Suspect arrested after ramming Calif. patrol car, crashing into garage
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 11:14 by PoliceOne

    Robert Salonga and Joseph Geha The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to flee a police stop by ramming a police car and speeding off, but ended up crashing into the garage of an Alum Ro… […]


    Ex-Dallas FF Allegedly Hid Camera in Station Bathroom
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 11:03 by Firehouse

    The former Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter was arrested after he was accused of hiding a small camera in a firehouse’s downstairs bathroom. […]


    US Digital Designs Launches OmniAlert Strobe Speaker for Fire Stations
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:49 by Firehouse

    The novel new fire station alerting strobe speaker answers the challenges posed by open areas with high ambient noise levels. […]


    Man convicted in 2010 killing of Ariz. Border Patrol agent
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jerrod HardyShaq Davis The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson TUSCAN, Ariz. — One of the men linked to the fatal shooting of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010 was convicted of murder Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes was a part of an armed five-person crew in search of drug smugglers to rob […]


    Coxreels Introduces the New Brawny Option for the 100 Series Reels
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:37 by Firehouse

    Coxreels is proud to announce the new Brawny option available for most 100 Series hose reels. The 100 Series reel can be mounted to a floor, wall, ceiling, bench, or truck and is made of steel for strength and durability with a U-shaped frame for 2-poi… […]


    Two Seattle Firefighters Hurt on Overdose Call
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:22 by Firehouse

    The firefighters were taken to the hospital following the early Thursday incident and are in stable condition. […]


    2 dead after kidnapping, police pursuit in Mo., Ill.
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man accused of kidnapping his girlfriend and their 10-year-old daughter then killing a man during an attempted carjacking was shot to death following a police pursuit through Missouri and Illinois, authorities said Wednesday. The pursuit began Tuesday evening in Jefferson City, Missouri, and ended about three hours later […]


    Engine 255 Delivered to Gilbert, AZ, Fire & Rescue
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:17 by Firehouse

    Gilbert, AZ, Fire & Rescue has taken delivery of Engine 255, a Pierce Quantum pumper. It is powered by a Detroit Diesel engine and an Allison transmission. It is equipped with a 500-gallon water tank with a 30-gallon foam cell, a hydraulic ladder rack,… […]


    Suspect charged with murder in NYPD blue-on-blue death
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 10:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night. Detective Brian Simonsen died after being hit once in the […]


    Watch TN House Explode While Crews Fight Fire
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 09:59 by Firehouse

    Memphis firefighters were trying to put out a blaze at a Nutbush area home Wednesday when it exploded. […]


    Sources: Jason Van Dyke assaulted in Conn. prison
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 09:54 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who fatally shot teenager Laquan McDonald was assaulted by inmates in his cell at a Connecticut prison, the officer’s wife said Wednesday. Jason Van Dyke was transferred earlier this month to a federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut. He told his lawyers he was placed in the prison’s […]


    CT Department Expands Firefighter Eligibilty
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 09:24 by Firehouse

    Officials are hoping to a diverse crop of potential firefighters to the Bridgeport Fire Department. […]


    Memorial Grows For NYPD Detective Killed by Friendly Fire
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:38 by Officer

    New Yorkers are remembering NYPD Detective Detective Brian Simonsen as a “cop’s cop” who served the city for nearly 19 years until he was shot and killed by friendly fire while responding to a robbery in Queens. […]


    FBI 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Shot Dead In North Carolina
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:36 by Officer

    Greg Alyn Carlson was shot to death in a hotel n the Raleigh-Durham area by the FBI. […]


    MT Chief Wins National Wildfire Mitigation Award
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:32 by Firehouse

    Wolf Creek/Craig Fire Chief Rocky Infanger, who began his firefighting career in 1985, received one of the highest honors in the field of wildfire mitigation Wednesday. […]


    MT Chief Wins National Wildfire Mitigation Award
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:32 by Firehouse

    Wolf Creek/Craig Fire Chief Rocky Infanger, who began his firefighting career in 1985, received one of the highest honors in the field of wildfire mitigation Wednesday. […]


    Cops Catch Loose Chicken With Oatmeal Creme Pie
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:30 by Officer

    Did the chicken cross the road? This one sure did, blocking traffic in Nashville and prompting authorities to be called in. […]


    Inmate Claims Georgia Deputy Shoved Him Into Elevator Wall
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:19 by Officer

    A Clayton County inmate is suing the sheriff’s office over an incident caught on video where he appeared to be shoved into an elevator by a deputy. […]


    Suspect Arrested After Ramming Patrol Car, Crashing Into Garage
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:12 by Officer

    A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly tried to flee a police stop by ramming a police car and speeding off, but ended up crashing into the garage of an Alum Rock home, authorities said. […]


    Eighth Massachusetts Trooper to Plead Guilty in Overtime Scandal
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 08:03 by Officer

    Another suspended state trooper is expected to plead guilty in the ongoing investigation of overtime abuse at the Massachusetts State Police, the U.S. attorney’s office said. […]


    The Challenge for Police in Dealing With an Unconscious Person With a Gun
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:47 by Officer

    Use-of-force experts say that the sight of a gun poses a potential threat to police even if it’s on an unconscious person, and as the person awakes, officers have to make split-second decisions. […]


    Police: Suspect in Ohio Student’s Abduction Fatally Shot Her in Kentucky
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:37 by Officer

    The man suspected of abducting an Ohio State University student from the Mansfield campus fatally shot her before a Kentucky police officer shot and killed him, authorities confirmed Wednesday. […]


    Braun debuts latest trends, technology in ambulance design
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:33 by EMS1

    From custom colors to anti-theft systems and additional patient transport options, EMS Today attendees will find four Braun ambulance demos to explore […]


    Florida Deputies Shoot at Armed Man Who Was Live-Streaming on Instagram
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:24 by Officer

    A 23-year-old man armed with a gun and live-streaming on Instagram was shot at by three Orange County deputies on Wednesday night, said Sheriff John Mina. […]


    Aladtec launches Extra Hours function for cloud-based scheduling software
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:06 by EMS1

    The new function will allow employees to record unplanned shifts, holdovers, shift variances, shift adjustments and unscheduled overtime […]


    Sixth Suspect Convicted in Fatal Shooting of Border Patrol Agent
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:04 by Officer

    Heraclio Osorio Arellanes faces life in prison after a federal jury in Tucson convicted him of first- and second-degree murder, among other charges related to a shootout that left Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry dead in 2010. […]


    Apparatus Graphics and Colors Only Limited by Imagination
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firehouse

    Stunning graphics with deep, mirror-like finishes on apparatus make for show-stopping parade pieces that are the envy of neighbors. […]


    NAEMSP commends new ‘Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport’ model
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 05:53 by EMS1

    The model policy will reimburse EMS agencies for the cost of providing Medicare beneficiaries with treatment-without-transportation and transporting patients to alternative destinations […]


    IAFC applauds Emergency Triage, Treatment and Transport reimbursement model
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 05:36 by Firerescue1

    The model policy will reimburse fire departments for the cost of providing Medicare beneficiaries with treatment-without-transportation and transporting patients to alternative destinations […]


    Emergency Triage, Treatment and Transport reimbursement model is a watershed moment in modern EMS
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 03:22 by EMS1

    EMS leaders react to ET3, HHS reimbursement model that recognizes the value of community paramedicine and emphasizes quality and outcomes […]


    CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 01:58 by EMS1

    The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport […]


    CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport […]


    CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport […]


    CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport […]


    CMS announces Medicare reimbursement for certain non-transport treatment
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    The Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model makes Medicare reimbursement available for treatment without transport […]


    4 effective strategies to cope with drug shortages in EMS
    Posted February 14th, 2019 @ 00:00 by EMS1

    Pharmaceutical shortages are an ongoing challenge for EMS providers, but agencies can take proactive steps to address the issue […]


    Firefighter who was bullied for having down syndrome rejoins department
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:52 by Firerescue1

    Jason Eagan and his family met with several members of the department, apologies were made, and his job was offered back […]


    Firefighter who was allegedly bullied for having down syndrome rejoins department
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:52 by Firerescue1

    Jason Eagan and his family met with several members of the department, apologies were made, and his job was offered back […]


    4 challenges to fighting fire in the snow
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:49 by Firerescue1

    Snow can hinder the size-up, hiding dangers and firefighter tools, and requires more effort to effect a fire attack, making rehab a must […]


    Idaho first responder, veteran hopes clinical trial will help him speak again
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:46 by EMS1

    William Paine contracted throat cancer after on-the-job asbestos exposure and has communicated through a prosthesis for over 15 years […]


    Idaho first responder, veteran hopes clinical trial will help him speak again
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:46 by Firerescue1

    William Paine contracted throat cancer after on-the-job asbestos exposure and has communicated through a prosthesis for over 15 years […]


    Video: UPS truck blocks FDNY ambulance with sirens blaring
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:44 by EMS1

    A UPS truck was parked in the street and blocking traffic, and an ambulance was forced to wait until the driver pulled ahead […]


    Search team picks up underwater signal from crashed air ambulance
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:36 by EMS1

    The team heard a strong “ping” from a beacon attached to the Beechcraft King Air 200 turboprop’s cockpit voice recorder, according to officials […]


    Texas paramedic accused of sexually harassing 2 teens during transports
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 23:30 by EMS1

    Aaron English was accused of groping a teenage patient in 2017, but he wasn’t charged until another teen came forward with allegations of inappropriate behavior […]


    Fla. county honors fallen firefighters by renaming road
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 22:45 by Firerescue1

    Todd Aldridge and Mark Benge, who died 30 years ago, are the only firefighters in Orange County fire Rescue’s history to have died in the line of duty […]


    Mont. fire chief wins national fire mitigation award
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 22:35 by Firerescue1

    Wolf Creek/Craig Fire Chief Rocky Infanger was honored for bringing a passion and purpose to mitigation work as well as a concern for the well-being of others […]


    Fla. ambulance struck by concrete truck while en route to call
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 22:27 by EMS1

    Police said an Okaloosa County EMS ambulance was responding to a call when a concrete truck pulled out in front of the ambulance […]


    Battalion chief rescues man twice from burning car
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 22:24 by Firerescue1

    Prince George’s County Fire-EMS Department Battalion Chief Donald Fletcher was on his way home from work when he saw a “ball of fire” […]


    5 ways to bring a culture of celebration to your EMS agency
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    Regardless of size or service model, here are a few ways your department can honor its employees throughout the year […]


    PA Volunteer FFs Might See Tax Credits by 2020
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 18:21 by Firehouse

    The Taylor Borough Council could roll back the first eligibility period for tax credits for volunteer firefighters. […]


    FL County Renames Road for Fallen Firefighters
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:48 by Firehouse

    Orange County Fire Rescue firefighters Todd Aldridge and Mark Benge are being posthumously honored with a stretch of road named after them. […]


    Driver Accused of Killing Colorado Trooper Faces Second Trial
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:39 by Officer

    Opening arguments are scheduled to begin in Douglas County District Court Wednesday against a truck driver who allegedly struck and killed Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue. […]


    Officers Cleared of Wrongdoing in Response to Pulse Nightclub Massacre
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:33 by Officer

    Fourteen law enforcement officers fired shots during the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub, but none struck anyone other than the gunman, the Orange-Osceola State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. […]


    Florida School Arming Combat Veterans to Stop Attacks
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:21 by Officer

    The Manatee School for the Arts is hiring only military veterans with combat experience and arming them with Glock handguns and Kel-Tec RDB 17-inch semi-automatic long-guns. […]


    CA Fire Recruit Gets $275K Discrimination Settlement
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:07 by Firehouse

    The firefighter recruit said she was wrongfully terminated in 2016 after speaking up about lewd comments and drawings in the San Deigo Fire Academy locker room. […]


    Why I believe in simulation training: One officer’s story
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 17:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Laser Shot By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus Capt. Michael Curry discovered simulation training almost by accident. As a training officer with a suburban department in the Houston area, he found that the agency had purchased the Laser Shot training platform but wasn’t making full use of it. Curry started exploring what Laser […]


    Trail LRF Thermal Riflescope
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Trail LRF units deliver vivid thermal imaging by taking the same thermal technology found in Pulsar Trail thermal riflescopes and adds a useful integrated laser rangefinder. Pulsar Trail LRFs feature a detection range between 875 and 2000 yards and… […]


    Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder for Border Agent’s Slaying
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:50 by POLICE Magazine

    According to officials, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes and four other members of a crew that planned on robbing marijuana smugglers encountered Terry and other agents who were on a stakeout in the southern Arizona desert. The 30-year-old Border Patrol agent… […]


    Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder for Border Agent’s Slaying
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:50 by POLICE Magazine

    According to officials, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes and four other members of a crew that planned on robbing marijuana smugglers encountered Terry and other agents who were on a stakeout in the southern Arizona desert. The 30-year-old Border Patrol agent… […]


    How to fund FirstNet implementation in your agency
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsWith all 50 states and U.S. territories opting-in to FirstNet access, first responders are looking at ways they can utilize this mission-critical communication network within their agencies. Police, fire, EMS, hospitals and othe… […]


    SIG Sauer Introduces Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammo
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:24 by POLICE Magazine

    SIG Sauer Inc. is introducing its newest 300BLK ammunition – the 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty load, specifically designed for short barrel rifles. […]


    SIG Sauer Introduces Supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty Ammo
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:24 by POLICE Magazine

    SIG Sauer Inc. is introducing its newest 300BLK ammunition – the 120gr supersonic 300BLK SBR Elite Copper Duty load, specifically designed for short barrel rifles. […]


    Report: No Civilians Shot by Police in Pulse Nightclub Massacre
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Law enforcement opened fire five separate times during the standoff, which lasted more than three hours. In total, 14 officers fired more than 180 shots — but hit no civilians, the report found. […]


    Report: No Civilians Shot by Police in Pulse Nightclub Massacre
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 15:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Law enforcement opened fire five separate times during the standoff, which lasted more than three hours. In total, 14 officers fired more than 180 shots — but hit no civilians, the report found. […]


    Participate in the 2018 National Run Survey
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:59 by Firehouse

    Firehouse Magazine presents our annual National Run Survey, featuring the nation’s career departments. […]


    Milwaukee-Area Bakery Donates Day’s Proceeds to Family of Slain Officer
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Throughout the day, Jen kept busy working around the clock to take orders and bake the goods all herself. Even when the baked goods ran out, Jen stayed open taking orders for pick-up with all the proceeds going to the Rittner family. […]


    Milwaukee-Area Bakery Donates Day’s Proceeds to Family of Slain Officer
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Throughout the day, Jen kept busy working around the clock to take orders and bake the goods all herself. Even when the baked goods ran out, Jen stayed open taking orders for pick-up with all the proceeds going to the Rittner family. […]


    Genetec’s Cloud Surveillance Increases Parking Lot Safety
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The South Grand Community Improvement District (CID) in St. Louis, MO is using the Genetec Stratocast cloud-based video monitoring system to deter license plate theft in its parking lot and provide video access to the local police department to help re… […]


    Genetec’s Cloud Surveillance Increases Parking Lot Safety
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The South Grand Community Improvement District (CID) in St. Louis, MO is using the Genetec Stratocast cloud-based video monitoring system to deter license plate theft in its parking lot and provide video access to the local police department to help re… […]


    California Officers Shoot, Kill Armed Man in Car at Taco Bell
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    McCoy was shot following a 911 call around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, by employees at the Taco Bell. Two officers approached the car and saw a man slumped over in the driver’s seat, in a car that had stopped in the drive-through. The officers saw a gun in th… […]


    California Officers Shoot, Kill Armed Man in Car at Taco Bell
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    McCoy was shot following a 911 call around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, by employees at the Taco Bell. Two officers approached the car and saw a man slumped over in the driver’s seat, in a car that had stopped in the drive-through. The officers saw a gun in th… […]


    New Cadet Program Prepares Young People for Careers in Public Safety
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A new, national program is working hand-in-hand with law enforcement and other public safety entities to give young people direct, intensive experience in the field. The Public Safety Cadets (PSC) is a nonprofit organization that aims to mentor, train,… […]


    New Cadet Program Prepares Young People for Careers in Public Safety
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A new, national program is working hand-in-hand with law enforcement and other public safety entities to give young people direct, intensive experience in the field. The Public Safety Cadets (PSC) is a nonprofit organization that aims to mentor, train,… […]


    Ky. sheriff suspends all LE over lack of funding
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    Will Wright Lexington Herald-Leader MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. — Martin County Sheriff John Kirk took the stage without invitation at a fiscal court meeting Monday and railed about the budgetary strains afflicting his office. Kirk paced back and forth, c… […]


    Iowa Sergeant Sues Agency Claiming PTSD and Abuse
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    In his petition, Jorgensen claimed he has faced disability discrimination, harassment, a failure to accommodate him and retaliation under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, citing incidents before and after the killings of his fellow officers. […]


    Iowa Sergeant Sues Agency Claiming PTSD and Abuse
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    In his petition, Jorgensen claimed he has faced disability discrimination, harassment, a failure to accommodate him and retaliation under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, citing incidents before and after the killings of his fellow officers. […]


    Florida Police Recover Monkey Missing From Zoo
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:05 by Officer

    Kali, the monkey that authorities said was stolen from the Palm Beach Zoo, has been recovered, West Palm Beach said early Wednesday. […]


    Woman Threatens Black Florida Deputy With KKK
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:02 by Officer

    A DeLand woman arrested for drunk driving threatened to have the Ku Klux Klan burn crosses on the deputy’s property, her arrest report shows. […]


    FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:00 by POLICE Magazine

    FLIR Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical i… […]


    FLIR Systems to Acquire Endeavor Robotics
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 14:00 by POLICE Magazine

    FLIR Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical i… […]


    Robbery Suspect Who Pointed Gun at Alaska Officers Fatally Shot
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:56 by Officer

    Officers shot and killed a 28-year-old man Tuesday when he pointed a handgun at them after a vehicle pursuit through whiteout weather, according to a statement from the Fairbanks Police Department. […]


    Denver Officer Injured, Suspect Wounded in Domestic Response
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:56 by POLICE Magazine

    When police arrived, officers observed the male suspect threatening the female victim with a gun. Police said the officers opened fire, hitting the suspect several times. The female victim, who had called 911, was not injured. […]


    Denver Officer Injured, Suspect Wounded in Domestic Response
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:56 by POLICE Magazine

    When police arrived, officers observed the male suspect threatening the female victim with a gun. Police said the officers opened fire, hitting the suspect several times. The female victim, who had called 911, was not injured. […]


    Man Unloads ‘Hail of Gunfire’ Into San Diego Bistro
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:51 by Officer

    A man armed with a high-powered rifle unleashed a “hail of gunfire” into a restaurant in San Diego’s Hillcrest area Tuesday night, but nobody was injured, police said. […]


    Four Dozen Shots Fired in ‘Friendly Fire’ Incident That Left NYPD Detective Dead
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:40 by Officer

    Officers unloaded a fusillade of roughly 50 shots during a Queens cellphone store holdup where NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was killed by friendly fire. […]


    What police can learn from school violence close calls
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: National Police FoundationThe National Police Foundation’s Center for Mass Violence Response Studies recently released two reports through the COPS Office – A Preliminary Report on the Police Foundation’s Averted School Violence Database by Jeffrey A. Daniels and A Comparison of Averted and Completed School Attacks from the Police Foundation Averted School Violence Database by […]


    How LE and school administrators can train together for active shooter response
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: National Police FoundationBy Nate Horton, P1 Contributor Since the horrific attacks in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, social media has been on fire with opinions as to how to solve the problem of school shootings. The truth is, there i… […]


    Our first line of defense: Training and recruiting school resource officers
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 13:17 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeFollowing both the Parkland and Maryland school shootings, much attention has been focused on the role of school resource officers (SROs) in our nation’s schools. Many states – from Florida to Texas – are reviewing proposals to improve and dramatically expand school-safety initiatives to include hiring additional SROs – including some states aiming […]


    Voters OK $113M Levy for WA Fire Department
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:48 by Firehouse

    The levy, which was approved by 74 percent of voters, will fund salaries, equipment, fire engines and capital projects over four years for the Spokane Valley Fire Department. […]


    Charlotte Officers On Watch for Human Trafficking During NBA All-Star Game Weekend
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:44 by POLICE Magazine

    During big events, police say traffickers take advantage of hot spots like sports venues, hotels and areas just outside main interstates that can turn into easy areas for trafficking—all areas you can expect NBA All-Star weekend events. […]


    Charlotte Officers On Watch for Human Trafficking During NBA All-Star Game Weekend
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:44 by POLICE Magazine

    During big events, police say traffickers take advantage of hot spots like sports venues, hotels and areas just outside main interstates that can turn into easy areas for trafficking—all areas you can expect NBA All-Star weekend events. […]


    MA Firefighters Hurt When Apparatus Catches Fire
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:36 by Firehouse

    An apparatus erupted into flames at a Mansfield Fire Department station early Wednesday, injuring two firefighters. […]


    Bode Technology Announces Forensic Genealogy Service to LE Agencies
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Bode Technology has announced a new forensic genealogy service offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories. Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships betw… […]


    Bode Technology Announces Forensic Genealogy Service to LE Agencies
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 12:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Bode Technology has announced a new forensic genealogy service offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories. Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships betw… […]


    Wash. bill would drop 200,000 pot possession charges
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:56 by PoliceOne

    Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. OLYMPIA, Wash – Washington could wipe out as many as 200,000 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possessions for adults who don’t have anything else on their criminal records. A proposal in … […]


    Video: Swatting Hoax Brings Police Response to South Carolina Reserve Officer’s Home
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    McCord’s home surveillance cameras captured scenes of officers surrounding the house and McCord’s brother-in-law walking out of the home with his hands up as officers shout commands. McCord also surrendered in compliance with officers’ commands. […]


    Video: Swatting Hoax Brings Police Response to South Carolina Reserve Officer’s Home
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    McCord’s home surveillance cameras captured scenes of officers surrounding the house and McCord’s brother-in-law walking out of the home with his hands up as officers shout commands. McCord also surrendered in compliance with officers’ commands. […]


    MO Firefighters Push Pregnant Mom Uphill to Hospital
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:41 by Firehouse

    The Maryland Heights firefighters pushed a pregnant woman up an icy hill nearly a mile after their ambulance became stuck. […]


    MO Firefighters Push Patient Uphill to Hospital
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:41 by Firehouse

    The Maryland Heights firefighters pushed a female patient up an icy hill nearly a mile after their ambulance became stuck. […]


    LEO sues Iowa city over PTSD, treatment from police after ambush shooting
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:40 by PoliceOne

    URBANDALE, Iowa — A sergeant is suing an Iowa city for the treatment he received before and after responding to an ambush shooting that left two officers dead. Urbandale Police Sgt. Mark Jorgensen claims he’s faced disability discriminatio… […]


    Report: San Diego FFs Exposed to Asbestos at Academy
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:24 by Firehouse

    Records show that the fire department delayed tackling the asbestos and lead problem at its fire academy for years, according to a TV report. […]


    First responder PTSD bill passes Idaho Senate
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy News Staff BOISE, Idaho — A bill that would give first responders PTSD coverage passed the Idaho Senate. MagicValley.com reported that Idaho senators overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would extend workers’ c… […]


    Washington State Legislation Could Vacate 200,000 Marijuana Convictions
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The identical bills, SB 5605 and HB 1500, would require the sentencing court to vacate a conviction for misdemeanor marijuana possession if the person applying was 21 or older at the time of the offense. […]


    Washington State Legislation Could Vacate 200,000 Marijuana Convictions
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 11:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The identical bills, SB 5605 and HB 1500, would require the sentencing court to vacate a conviction for misdemeanor marijuana possession if the person applying was 21 or older at the time of the offense. […]


    Tenn. ambulance, 2 police cars collide en route to crash scene
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    By EMS1 Staff SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Two EMS providers were transported to the hospital after an ambulance and two police cars collided while on the way to another crash. KFVS 12 reported that a Shelby County Fire Department ambulance, a Tennesse… […]


    Tenn. ambulance collides into 2 police cars at crash scene
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy News Staff SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — An EMS provider was transported to the hospital after he crashed his rig into a trooper’s patrol car and sheriff’s deputy SUV that had responded to a big-rig crash. The Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper and sheriff’s deputy had responded to a crash involving two big-rigs on […]


    Dobbins Oregon House, CA, Fire Protection District Gets Big Tanker
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:42 by Firehouse

    Dobbins Oregon House Fire Protection District in Oregon House & Dobbins, CA, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner 108SD chassis with a Cummins L9 400-hp Engine and an Allison 3000EVS… […]


    $30K Donated to CA Firefighters who Battled Wildfires
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:35 by Firehouse

    Paradise Fire & Rescue received the donation from several Stockton benefactors, and the department will put the money toward fitness equipment. […]


    ExoTech Arm Protection Kit and the Model D4CC Delta 4 Crowd Control Kit
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    Monadnock’s ExoTech® Arm Protection Kit and the Model D4CC Delta 4 Crowd Control Kit. The ExoTech Arm Protection Kit allows any PROTECH® vest or plate rack to be adapted to offer blunt force trauma protection for the arms, while the Model… […]


    Man may face death penalty if convicted in Ohio deputy’s slaying
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BATAVIA, Ohio — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Ohio sheriff’s deputy could face the death penalty if he’s convicted on charges in a new indictment. Twenty-three-year-old Wade Edward Winn was indicted Tuesday on two counts of aggravated murder and 12 counts of attempted aggravated murder in Clermont County, east of Cincinnati. […]


    Black History Month in Law Enforcement
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:08 by Officer

    There is a lot of Black History in the law enforcement and related profession, but all too often it’s not acknowledged. […]


    NJ Dad, Daughter Pull Two from Fire
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 10:03 by Firehouse

    Quick action by a father and daughter saved the two men trapped in a burning upstairs apartment in Marmora. […]


    Miami Beach Police Provide Dramatic Body Cam Footage Showing Officer Hit By Car
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:37 by Officer

    Newly released Miami Beach Police Department body cam video shows the moment Officer David Cajuso was hit by a black BMW. […]


    DA: Suspect Didn’t Set Fire that Killed Ex-NY Firefighter
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:36 by Firehouse

    New evidence led to the release of the man accused of arson in the fire that killed former a part-time Oneonta firefighter who rescued his fiancée and nephew from the blaze. […]


    NYPD Detective Killed by “Friendly Fire” Responding to Robbery
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:32 by POLICE Magazine

    “Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detective Simonsen is dead,” O’Neill said. […]


    NYPD Detective Killed by “Friendly Fire” Responding to Robbery
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:32 by POLICE Magazine

    “Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detective Simonsen is dead,” O’Neill said. […]


    Washington Trooper Injured in Crash on Highway
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Officer

    A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured in crash on I-90 east near Barker Road. […]


    Video: Norway Police Officers Use Shields to Go Sledding
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:27 by Officer

    Police officers in Trondheim, Norway had a blast in the snow last week! They used tactical shields to sled down an icy road. […]


    Illinois Police Chief Lobbies Against Bigger Semi Trucks in D.C.
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:18 by Officer

    Brian Fengel, Bartonville’s police chief and the head of the President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, went to the nation’s capitol to meet with members of Illinois Congressional delegation Wednesday. […]


    PA Chief Resigns after Less Than a Month
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 09:06 by Firehouse

    Thomas Skilonger stepped down as chief of Wyoming Hose Co. No. 1 following allegations of inappropriate comments on fire call scenes and online. […]


    Washington State Bill Would Drop 200,000 Pot Charges
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 08:59 by Officer

    Washington could wipe out as many as 200,000 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possessions for adults who don’t have anything else on their criminal records. […]


    Boston Crews Battle ‘Very Difficult’ Five-Alarm Fire
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 08:30 by Firehouse

    Firefighters fought difficult conditions with the house fire in Roxbury as temperatures only reached 25 degrees Tuesday. […]


    Kentucky Sheriff Tells Residents: ‘Lock Your Doors, Load Your Guns’
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 07:38 by Officer

    Martin County Sheriff John Kirk took the stage without invitation at a fiscal court meeting Monday and railed about the budgetary strains afflicting his office. […]


    Florida Deputy Under Investigation After Body Camera Video Emerges
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 07:30 by Officer

    The actions of a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy drew a complaint from the Broward Public Defender’s Office after bodycam video from a July 2017 incident emerged last month. […]


    California Police Investigating Fatal Police Shooting of Armed Man in Drive-Thru
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 06:52 by Officer

    At about 10:36 p.m. Saturday night, the Vallejo Police Department Communications Center received a 911 call from Taco Bell employees at 974 Admiral Callaghan Lane about a subject slumped over in the driver’s seat in their drive-through. […]


    Acting Baltimore Police Commissioner Takes Reigns, Listens to Community
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 06:39 by Officer

    Capping the end of his first day as acting Baltimore Police Commissioner, Michael Harrison met with members of the community Monday night in Northwest Baltimore. […]


    Do you have PTSD or Complex-PTSD?
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 06:31 by Firerescue1

    A segmented diagnosis is used for those who experience symptoms of complex traumatic events […]


    Do you have PTSD or Complex-PTSD?
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 06:31 by EMS1

    A segmented diagnosis is used for those who experience symptoms of complex traumatic events […]


    New York Police Detective Killed by ‘Friendly Fire’ While Responding to Apparent Armed Robbery
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 05:49 by Officer

    NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was shot and killed, and a sergeant was wounded, Tuesday night in a hail of bullets triggered by a robber at a Queens cell phone store — wielding what turned out to be a fake gun, authorities said. […]


    New York Police Detective Killed by ‘Friendly Fire’ While Responding to Armed Robbery
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 05:49 by Officer

    NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen was shot and killed, and a sergeant was wounded, Tuesday night in a hail of bullets triggered by a robber at a Queens cell phone store — wielding what turned out to be a fake gun, authorities said. […]


    Firefighter safety on winter roads
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 03:54 by Firerescue1

    Because motorists forget how to drive in winter weather, firefighters need to take extra safety measures on MVAs […]


    Braving the cold: How firefighters should prepare for winter weather
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 03:34 by Firerescue1

    It’s important to have your crew and apparatus ready for these conditions well in advance of the cold weather forecast […]


    NYC police detective killed in blue-on-blue shooting
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 01:22 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak and Stephen R. Groves Associated Press NEW YORK — A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O’Neill said. “This appears to be an […]


    PTSD quiz: Find out if your symptoms qualify
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 01:16 by Firerescue1

    This exclusive PTSD screening quiz can help determine if your symptoms are consistent with those of the diagnosis […]


    PTSD quiz: Find out if your symptoms qualify
    Posted February 13th, 2019 @ 01:16 by EMS1

    This exclusive PTSD screening quiz can help determine if your symptoms are consistent with those of the diagnosis […]


    First responder PTSD bill passes Idaho Senate
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 23:18 by Firerescue1

    The bill would give first responders who suffer from job-related PTSD workers’ compensation coverage […]


    First responder PTSD bill passes Idaho Senate
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 23:18 by EMS1

    The bill would give first responders who suffer from job-related PTSD workers’ compensation coverage […]


    Ala. EMS agency falls short of city response time ordinance
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 23:10 by EMS1

    The ordinance requires 90 percent of First Response Ambulance Service’s in-city calls be completed within eight minutes […]


    Infographic: 10 apps every paramedic should have
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 23:04 by EMS1

    Stay up to speed on the latest mobile technology to help you do your job […]


    2 first responders honored for saving man who collapsed at wedding
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:53 by EMS1

    Paramedic Marc McGree and Undersheriff George Skuletich received the Copper Heart Hero Award for saving Jim Paffhausen after he went into cardiac arrest […]


    Tenn. ambulance, 2 police cars collide en route to crash scene
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    Officials said an ambulance, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper car and a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office cruiser all crashed while on the way to a call […]


    Tenn. ambulance collides into 2 police cars at crash scene
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    As the trooper and deputy were outside their vehicles investigating the crash, an ambulance crashed into them […]


    Engine, gear destroyed after fire breaks out inside Mass. station
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:38 by Firerescue1

    Mansfield Fire Department Chief Neal Boldrighini said it was “extremely challenging” to battle a blaze inside the department’s own station […]


    NY dept. considers replacing old engine with ‘quick attack’ truck
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:29 by Firerescue1

    Officials proposed replacing an older engine with a new “quick attack” truck with a pumper that could be used for calls that don’t require a full-sized truck […]


    Man sues city for being denied firefighter job over medical marijuana
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 22:08 by Firerescue1

    James Bulerin III said he passed all eligibility requirements to become a Bridgeport firefighter, but he was denied after he tested positive for marijuana […]


    Fla. county proposal would reduce response for minor 911 calls
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 21:55 by EMS1

    Officials said reducing response for minor calls would preserve resources and improve response for “the most severe calls” […]


    Retired Va. firefighter asks city for help after state denies cancer coverage
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 21:40 by Firerescue1

    Stan Morse is asking for help after the state claimed he didn’t identify a specific incident or exposure to a carcinogen that triggered his throat cancer […]


    1 LEO killed, 1 wounded during apparent robbery in Queens
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 21:14 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo and Stephen R. Groves Associated Press NEW YORK — A New York City police detective was shot and killed Tuesday night while responding to an apparent armed robbery at a cellphone store, an official briefed on the matter told The Associated Press. The official was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke […]


    Wash. voters approve $113M levy for fire dept.
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    The levy funds 54 percent of the fire department’s annual operating budget, which includes firefighter salaries and day-to-day expenses […]


    Security Devices International Launches Byrna New E-Commerce Store
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 19:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Security Devices International Inc., has commenced commercialization of the Byrna HD non-lethal personal security device beginning with the launch of its new E-commerce store and concurrent with the first preorders being accepted in the United States. […]


    Security Devices International Launches Byrna New E-Commerce Store
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 19:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Security Devices International Inc., has commenced commercialization of the Byrna HD non-lethal personal security device beginning with the launch of its new E-commerce store and concurrent with the first preorders being accepted in the United States. […]


    NYPD: 2 LEOs shot during apparent robbery in Queens
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 19:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — New York City police say two officers have been shot during an apparent armed robbery. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at a store in the Richmond Hill section of Queens. The officers’ condition weren’t immediately known. Mayor Bill de Blasio is at the hospital. Police tweeted that people should […]


    NYPD hosts first-ever HOPE Awards honoring 14 LEOs’ work in suicide prevention
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 18:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — In an effort to honor officers who have done heroic work in suicide prevention, the NYPD and New York City’s chapter of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention co-hosted the first-ever HOPE Awards last w… […]


    New Cadet Program Prepares Young People for Careers in Public Safety
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 18:14 by Firehouse

    The Public Safety Cadets announces national program to mentor, train and prepare young men and women for a career in Law Enforcement, Fire-Rescue or Emergency Medical Services. […]


    Hazmat Training Coordinator
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 17:48 by Firehouse

    The IAFF currently has an immediate opportunity for a Hazmat Training Coordinator to help deliver hundreds of training classes across the US. […]


    Ex-Miami Firefighters Charged over Vulgar Prank
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 17:34 by Firehouse

    Four former Miami firefighters are accused of defacing a colleague’s family photos with lewd drawings nearly two years ago. […]


    TEDx Talk: The importance of second responders
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 17:29 by PoliceOne

    By Garrett TeSlaa, P1 Contributor I recently performed a 12-minute TEDx talk titled The Importance of Second Responders. It retells my experience during the February 2018 mudslides in Santa Barbara County in which 23 people were killed by the Montecito debris flow, which wiped out entire neighborhoods. One couple affected by the incident happened to […]


    A. Michael Mullane Health and Safety Symposium
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 17:23 by Firehouse

    The 2019 A. Michael Mullane Health and Safety Symposium addressing the occupational hazards faced by firefighters will be held May 8-9 in Boston. […]


    Fla. school hires combat veterans to patrol campus
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 17:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PALMETTO, Fla. — With the anniversary of the Parkland school shooting coming up on Thursday, another Florida school is attempting to prevent a similar tragedy from happening on their campus. The Manatee School of the Arts is hi… […]


    City Wants to Delay MA Fire Chief’s Retirement
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:56 by Firehouse

    Although Plymouth Chief Ed Bradley is required by law to step down next year, the Select Board is hoping to convince the state to allow him to stay on another two years. […]


    Condor Outdoor to Host 4-Day Tactical Camp
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:17 by Officer

    Condor Outdoor will be working in collaboration with the vetted Ghost Ring Tactical to co-host the very first Condor Tactical Camp. […]


    Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio. […]


    Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio. […]


    Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio. […]


    Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio. […]


    Drug Lord “El Chapo” Found Guilty on All 10 Counts He Faced
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will live the rest of his life in prison after a jury said he conspired to commit murder, engaged in a continuing criminal enterprise, and other crimes. […]


    Drug Lord “El Chapo” Found Guilty on All 10 Counts He Faced
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will live the rest of his life in prison after a jury said he conspired to commit murder, engaged in a continuing criminal enterprise, and other crimes. […]


    Drug Lord “El Chapo” Found Guilty on All 10 Counts
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will live the rest of his life in prison after a jury said he conspired to commit murder, engaged in a continuing criminal enterprise, and other crimes. […]


    Drug Lord “El Chapo” Found Guilty on All 10 Counts
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 15:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will live the rest of his life in prison after a jury said he conspired to commit murder, engaged in a continuing criminal enterprise, and other crimes. […]


    New Cadet Program Prepares Young People for Careers in Public Safety
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:48 by Officer

    Organization announces national launch, with law enforcement leadership and industry support […]


    Massachusetts College Votes to Keep Campus Officers Disarmed
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design voted against a request from its campus police department to carry firearms on campus. […]


    Massachusetts College Votes to Keep Campus Officers Disarmed
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design voted against a request from its campus police department to carry firearms on campus. […]


    Missouri Officer’s Death by Suicide Highlights Need for Support
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Kansas City (MO) Police Department who was found suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound has reportedly died. […]


    Missouri Officer’s Death by Suicide Highlights Need for Support
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Kansas City (MO) Police Department who was found suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound has reportedly died. […]


    Alabama Officer Injured Protecting the Scene of a Vehicle Collision
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Huntsville (AL) Police Department was reportedly injured as he was attending to a traffic collision on Monday night. […]


    Alabama Officer Injured Protecting the Scene of a Vehicle Collision
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Huntsville (AL) Police Department was reportedly injured as he was attending to a traffic collision on Monday night. […]


    Tennessee City’s Public Safety Agencies Face Cuts Even as Population Grows
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The first responders—police, sheriff, and fire—in one of the biggest cities in Tennessee have been asked to tighten their budgetary belts despite the fact that the region is growing in population. […]


    Nashville Public Safety Agencies Face Cuts Even as Population Grows
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The first responders—police, sheriff, and fire—in the largest city in Tennessee have been asked to tighten their budgetary belts despite the fact that the region is growing in population. […]


    Nashville Public Safety Agencies Face Cuts Even as Population Grows
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The first responders—police, sheriff, and fire—in the largest city in Tennessee have been asked to tighten their budgetary belts despite the fact that the region is growing in population. […]


    Small St. Louis County Departments Face Consolidation Under Proposed Law
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Under a proposed new law, the smaller police departments in St. Louis County would with other cities or contract with the county police department for services. […]


    Small St. Louis County Departments Face Consolidation Under Proposed Law
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Under a proposed new law, the smaller police departments in St. Louis County would combine with those of other cities or contract with the county police department for services. […]


    Driver Accused of Killing Ohio Officer in Head-On Collision Faces Judge
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Justin Watts—the man accused of being behind the wheel of a vehicle that collided head-on with the vehicle driven by an off-duty Clearcreek Township police officer—faced a judge on Monday. […]


    Driver Accused of Killing Ohio Officer in Head-On Collision Faces Judge
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Justin Watts—the man accused of being behind the wheel of a vehicle that collided head-on with the vehicle driven by an off-duty Clearcreek Township police officer—faced a judge on Monday. […]


    Driver Accused of Killing Ohio Officer in Head-On Collision Faces Judge
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Justin Watts—the man accused of being behind the wheel of a vehicle that collided head-on with the vehicle driven by an off-duty Clearcreek Township police officer—faced a judge on Monday. […]


    Sheriffs in Conservative Washington Counties Refusing to Enforce New Gun Laws
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Sheriffs in a dozen counties across Washington have vowed to not enforce new legislation that places restrictions on ownership of semi-automatic rifles. […]


    Sheriffs in Conservative Washington Counties Refusing to Enforce New Gun Laws
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Sheriffs in a dozen counties across Washington have vowed to not enforce new legislation that places restrictions on ownership of semi-automatic rifles. […]


    WI Fire Department Questioned over Lake Suicide
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:26 by Firehouse

    The Racine Fire Department is facing criticism by the sheriff and other officials about its response to a suicidal woman who drove her SUV into Lake Michigan. […]


    College Football Player Accused of Drunkenly Punching Campus Police Officers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A wide receiver with the University of Notre Dame football team was arrested after allegedly punching two campus police officers who found him unresponsive in an Uber ride. […]


    Notre Dame Football Player Accused of Drunkenly Punching Campus Police Officers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A wide receiver with the University of Notre Dame football team was arrested after allegedly punching two campus police officers who found him unresponsive in an Uber ride. […]


    Notre Dame Football Player Accused of Drunkenly Punching Campus Police Officers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A wide receiver with the University of Notre Dame football team was arrested after allegedly punching two campus police officers who found him unresponsive in an Uber ride. […]


    North Carolina Deputy Cleared in Use of Force Incident
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 14:03 by Officer

    A Pender County Sheriff’s Office deputy who fired on a man during a traffic stop last month will not face criminal charges. […]


    Former Baltimore Police Detective Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 13:58 by Officer

    Former Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force detective Momodu Gondo, who stole money as an officer while aiding members of a drug crew on the side, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday. […]


    Kansas Police Plan to Send Officers to Wrecks Quicker
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 13:54 by Officer

    Wichita police have a plan to respond faster to minor traffic accidents: They’ll stop sending commissioned officers to every wreck. […]


    ‘El Chapo’ Found Guilty After Epic Drug Trafficking Trial
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 13:46 by Officer

    A jury of eight women and four men reached a unanimous verdict in Brooklyn Tuesday, convicting Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera in the closely watched case. […]


    Robert Blaufarb
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 13:27 by Firehouse

    Robert Blaufarb is a former captain with 25 years of service, currently serving as the director of health and wellness for The Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department in Westchester County, NY. He can be reached at mostcalls@msn.com. […]


    Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman found guilty on all counts
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been found guilty on all counts in an international drug distribution trial in New York. Jurors convicted him on all 10 counts that are likely to put him behind bars for the rest of his life. He is set to […]


    Rikers Island inmate accused of ‘swatting’ mom who wouldn’t pay his bail
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff NEW YORK — An inmate is facing 31 counts of reckless endangerment and false reporting for making repeated fake emergency calls that sent police to his mother’s home. Prosecutors say the inmate continuously made calls because his mother, Christine Black, wouldn’t bail him out of jail, ABC 7 reports. “It was really […]


    MO Department Seeks Help Restoring Antique Fire Truck
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    The Sarcoxie City Fire Department hopes to raise $50,000 over the next few years so it can fix up a 1950 Ford fire truck. […]


    MO Department Seeks Help Restoring Antique Fire Truck
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    The Sarcoxie City Fire Department hopes to raise $50,000 over the next few years so it can fix up a 1950 Ford fire truck. […]


    Baton Rouge Police Chief Apologizes for Photo of Officers in Black Face
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 11:12 by Officer

    The photo of two white Baton Rouge police officers covered in dark make-up — snapped before a 1993 undercover drug sting in a predominantly black community — has been circulating on social media. […]


    Watch 2-Year-Old Help CA Firefighters Put Out Blaze
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 11:04 by Firehouse

    Fresno firefighters received extra help on a recent call thanks to a 2-year-old boy who came running out, decked out in his own firefighting gear. […]


    Ohio Community Keeps Legacies of Two Fallen Police Officers Alive
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 11:04 by Officer

    Some of the blue ribbons still tied around trees and light posts in Westerville may have faded, but the reason they’re there has not. Not after a year. And perhaps never. […]


    Wash. trooper struck by drunk driver during traffic stop
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Jonathan Glover The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. SPOKANE, Wash. — A woman accused of injuring a Washington State Patrol trooper after crashing into his vehicle Sunday evening on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley may have been driving while drun… […]


    2 dead after Ky. police pursuit ends in gunfire
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 10:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CRESTWOOD, Ky. — Authorities say a man and a woman are dead after a police pursuit in Kentucky ended in gunfire. Kentucky State Police Trooper Steven Dykes told news outlets police were responding Monday to a call about a person in distress in a vehicle in Gallatin County. Dykes says officers spotted the […]


    Prosecutors seek new sentence in Jason Van Dyke case
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 10:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Prosecutors on Monday asked Illinois’ highest court to review the less than seven year prison sentence for the Chicago police officer who fatally shot teenager Laquan McDonald — an unusual move in what was already a rare case. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the special prosecutor who won a murder […]


    Baltimore’s police force gets new acting leader
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 10:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The veteran police leader from New Orleans chosen to reform Baltimore’s police force while reducing one of the country’s highest violent crime rates was on the job Monday in what could be the toughest job in American policing. Baltimore’s City Council will officially decide on Michael Harrison’s nomination next month. But […]


    NY Airport Firefighter Rebounding from Deadly Infection
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 09:43 by Firehouse

    Josh Woodward, a firefighter at Albany International Airport, was near death from an infection that started with a small injury on his arm, a cut or ingrown hair and spread. […]


    Illinois AG, Prosecutor Ask for Longer Prison Sentence for Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 09:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In a complicated and rare legal maneuver, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State’s Attorney Joseph McMahon are asking the state supreme court to review the sentencing of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. […]


    Illinois AG, Prosecutor Ask for Longer Prison Sentence for Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 09:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In a complicated and rare legal maneuver, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State’s Attorney Joseph McMahon are asking the state supreme court to review the sentencing of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. […]


    Longtime MN Fire Chief Dies at 86
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 09:08 by Firehouse

    For almost a decade, Duluth Fire Chief Larry Bushey sought to bring modern training and equipment to the department despite facing years of budget cuts. […]


    Judge: No More Arrests in CA Ghost Ship Fire Case
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 08:40 by Firehouse

    A defense motion asking for 14 more people to be arrested in connection with the fatal Oakland warehouse fire in 2016 was denied by the judge in the case. […]


    Maryland Police Being Trained On How to Deal With People Disabilities, by People With Disabilities
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 08:14 by Officer

    Ethan Saylor would have turned 32 last month but instead, he died 5 years ago during a scuffle with police at a Frederick movie theater. Ethan had Downs Syndrome. […]


    Dallas Police Chief Takes Up Citizens Police Review Board Issues at Meeting
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 08:11 by Officer

    The Citizens Police Review Board was the topic of discussion at Dallas City Hall. The board is a “means for citizens to communicate their concerns regarding alleged inappropriate police behavior.” […]


    Agency Defends Officers Who Used Stun Gun on Handcuffed Man
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 08:08 by Officer

    Glendale police defended its officers who were captured on body-camera video repeatedly shocking a handcuffed man with a stun gun. […]


    Many Illegal Drugs Shipped to Columbus Come From West Coast
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:42 by Officer

    The vast majority of suspicious packages have something in common: They originate from western states, including Arizona and California. […]


    Washington Trooper Struck by Drunk Driver
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:32 by Officer

    A woman accused of injuring a Washington State Patrol trooper after crashing into his vehicle Sunday evening on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley may have been driving while drunk. […]


    8 things for leaders to consider when scouting for SWAT members
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dan DanaherBefore you spend the time and money sending an applicant to a basic operator course to augment your team, take some time to analyze the applicants to ensure they already possess some of the qualities desired in a productive operator…. […]


    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Loses Appeal, Faces Prison
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:22 by Officer

    An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the once powerful but now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison. […]


    Federal Jury Finds in Favor of St. Louis County Police Officers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:12 by Officer

    A federal jury Friday found in favor of St. Louis County police officers who had been sued by a Ferguson protester who claimed they used excessive force. […]


    4 critical elements of professional growth and development in law enforcement
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Paul CappitelliI regularly receive guidance requests from law enforcement professionals who are transitioning from one phase of their careers to the next. I’m frequently asked the same question: “How do I make myself viable for the … […]


    Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Police Officer
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 06:44 by Officer

    A Milwaukee man accused of shooting and killing a police officer during a drug raid claims he didn’t actually believe it was the police on the other side of his door. […]


    DWI Suspect Bites Off Part of Texas Officer’s Ear
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 06:34 by Officer

    A man who was pulled over on a DWI investigation is accused of biting off part of a Denton police officer’s ear during a fight with officers. […]


    One Year Later: Parkland Mass Shooting Spurred Changes in School Safety
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 06:27 by Officer

    In the realms of school safety, policing, civic participation, mental health and access to guns, the heinous act of the Parkland gunman motivated change — locally, statewide and nationally. […]


    10 apps every paramedic should have
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 03:38 by EMS1

    Stay up to speed on the latest mobile technology to help you do your job […]


    San Francisco orders fire dept. to remove cat from station after complaint
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 03:17 by EMS1

    Despite attempts by first responders to keep Edna, she was officially removed due to “public health and safety concerns” […]


    San Francisco orders fire dept. to remove cat from station after complaint
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 03:17 by Firerescue1

    Despite attempts by first responders to keep Edna, she was officially removed due to “public health and safety concerns” […]


    San Francisco orders fire dept. to remove cat from station after complaint
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 03:17 by Firerescue1

    Despite attempts by first responders to keep Edna, she was officially removed due to “public health and safety concerns” […]


    Campus response: Lessons learned from an active shooter exercise
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 02:35 by EMS1

    Planning active shooter response training with police, fire, EMS and medivac helicopters is a complex and challenging task […]


    Campus response: Lessons learned from an active shooter exercise
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 02:35 by Firerescue1

    Planning active shooter response training with police, fire, EMS and medivac helicopters is a complex and challenging task […]


    Norristown, PA, Gets Quint Especially Designed for Its Community
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 01:16 by Firehouse

    Norristown Fire Department, Montgomery County, PA, has taken delivery of a 2018 E-ONE Typhoon 78-foot quint especially design for its hilly terrain. […]


    How to achieve operational uniformity with consolidated communication centers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 00:27 by EMS1

    Striking the balance between agency independence and operational synergy through conflict resolution, funding and governance […]


    How to achieve operational uniformity with consolidated communication centers
    Posted February 12th, 2019 @ 00:27 by Firerescue1

    Striking the balance between agency independence and operational synergy through conflict resolution, funding and governance […]


    FDNY paramedic promoted to captain, despite failing recertification twice
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:53 by Firerescue1

    Juliette Arroyo was barred from working as a paramedic after failing her state certification in December, but was promoted to EMS captain in January […]


    FDNY paramedic promoted to captain, despite failing recertification twice
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:53 by EMS1

    Juliette Arroyo was barred from working as a paramedic after failing her state certification in December, but was promoted to EMS captain in January […]


    Video: Paramedics rescue baby from storm drain
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:48 by EMS1

    The newborn, believed to be between one and three days old, was rescued in a four-hour operation […]


    Fla. fire captain suspended over Snapchat at fatal fire
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:16 by Firerescue1

    Polk Fire Rescue Capt. James Williams was suspended for sending video of a burning home in which a woman, who later died, was trapped […]


    Texas firefighter-paramedic recovering after ambulance crash
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:08 by EMS1

    Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter-paramedic Nicholas Granados suffered a collapsed lung, a fractured rib and other injuries after a truck crashed into his ambulance […]


    Texas firefighter-paramedic recovering after ambulance crash
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 23:08 by Firerescue1

    Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter-paramedic Nicholas Granados suffered a collapsed lung, a fractured rib and other injuries after a truck crashed into his ambulance […]


    Orthodox Jewish EMS agency faces pushback from LAFD over transport license
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    Hatzolah’s goal is to be able to transport patients and respond to calls using lights and sirens, but this has been opposed by LAFD and its firefighters’ union […]


    Orthodox Jewish EMS agency faces pushback from LAFD over transport license
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 22:54 by EMS1

    Hatzolah’s goal is to be able to transport patients and respond to calls using lights and sirens, but this has been opposed by LAFD and its firefighters’ union […]


    Ind. 911 center goes ‘all in’ to create support system for dispatchers
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 22:22 by EMS1

    A peer support team, made up of 10 St. Joseph County dispatchers, works to improve the mental and emotional health of staffmembers […]


    Minn. town mourns death of longtime fire chief
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 22:12 by Firerescue1

    Larry Bushey, a lifelong Duluthian who served in the department for 32 years, died at the age of 85 […]


    Common Occupancy, Uncommon Response: Car Wash Facilities
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 18:52 by Firehouse

    Frank Leeb shares tactics and tips related to fire operations at car wash facilities. […]


    Man Accused of Threatening AL Firefighters Arrested
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 18:45 by Firehouse

    The 36-year-old man faces arson and other charges after he allegedly threatened Cullman County firefighters and refused to let them put out a field that was on fire Friday. […]


    San Francisco Firehouse Cat Faces Eviction
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:49 by Firehouse

    San Francisco Fire Department officials are telling Station 49 that Edna, a feral cat that’s been visiting the firehouse for the past four years, has to go. […]


    Texas police launch safety stickers program for people with special needs
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Texas sheriff has partnered with community organizations to launch a program to help alert law enforcement that the person they’re dealing with may have a physical or mental disability. Bexar County… […]


    Dallas Firefighter Recovers after Ambulance Crash
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:24 by Firehouse

    Nicholas Granados suffered a collapsed lung, fractured rib and other injuries following Sunday’s accident with a pickup truck. […]


    Suspect Charged with Homicide in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Officer
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Fricke told investigators he didn’t realize it was police trying to break down his door, authorities said. He is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner. […]


    Suspect Charged with Homicide in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Officer
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Fricke told investigators he didn’t realize it was police trying to break down his door, authorities said. He is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner. […]


    Suspect Charged with Homicide in Fatal Shooting of Milwaukee Officer
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 17:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Fricke told investigators he didn’t realize it was police trying to break down his door, authorities said. He is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner. […]


    Dogs Training to Sniff Out Cancer in AR Firefighters
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:55 by Firehouse

    Partnering with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the North Little Rock Fire Department will be training service dogs to detect thyroid cancers in firefighters. […]


    Dogs Training to Sniff Out Cancer in AR Firefighters
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:55 by Firehouse

    Partnering with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the North Little Rock Fire Department will be training service dogs to detect thyroid cancers in firefighters. […]


    Conn. city’s search for new police chief comes as ranks shrink
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:47 by PoliceOne

    Mary E. O’Leary New Haven Register, Conn. NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Parochial and political decisions on choosing a police chief won’t bring the best candidate to the job. John DeCarlo, a former police chief himself, and now chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of New Haven, said he has studied this […]


    Livestream Video from MOHOC Cameras to Teammates and More with the LASO Tactical Video Transmitter
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The LASO is a WiFi-based Tactical Video Transmitter to livestream video from MOHOC Cameras to teammates and command. Small, rugged and easy-to-use, LASO is a two-part booster system that extends the MOHOC Camera’s existing WiFi streaming distance up… […]


    The Vertical Universal Belt Loop – Adjust Your Holster’s Height
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The VUBL is the first of its kind belt loop enabling users to raise or lower their duty holster to one of three height positions while the holster is on the belt. This new design offers instant adjustment, especially convenient when officers go from… […]


    Watch FDNY Operate as Cement Trucks Burn
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:16 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows FDNY crews battling a fire that broke out along a row of cement trucks at a construction site in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. […]


    Suspended Fla. sheriff slams governor for removing him
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 16:14 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony Man Sun Sentinel PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that he and his family were devastated by the mass slayings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and that the horrific trage… […]


    VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:38 by Officer

    VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops […]


    Watch TX Firefighters Battle Garage Blaze
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Firehouse

    Crews from six companies were needed to contain the Fort Worth fire that started in a garage and spread to a two-story home over the weekend. […]


    Frank Leeb
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Firehouse

    Frank Leeb has served the FDNY since 1992, currently serving in the rank of deputy chief. He is also a 35-year member of the East Farmingdale Fire Department in New York. Leeb has a bachelor’s degree in fire service administration from SUNY and a… […]


    Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Loses Appeal, Faces Prison
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:15 by POLICE Magazine

    An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison for obstructing justice and lying to federal authorities. […]


    Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Loses Appeal, Faces Prison
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:15 by POLICE Magazine

    An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison for obstructing justice and lying to federal authorities. […]


    Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Loses Appeal, Faces Prison
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:15 by POLICE Magazine

    An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison for obstructing justice and lying to federal authorities. […]


    VA Firefighter Beat Cancer, Now He Needs Claim Help
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 15:11 by Firehouse

    State officials denied the workers’ compensation claim by Stan Morse, a retired Virginia Beach fire captain. But city officials are seeing about a possible exception. […]


    Firearms qualifications are not important!
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    By Jason Wuestenberg, P1 Contributor As a veteran firearms instructor, I know one thing to be true: Firearms qualifications are not important. They matter, but they are not important. Why qualifications matter Qualifications are necessary for an agency… […]


    VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    VirTra Inc., has officially launched new, certified curriculum called High Risk Vehicle Stop (HRVS) under the company’s VirTra-Virtual Interactive Coursework Training Academy (V-VICTA). […]


    VirTra Launches New Law Enforcement Training Curriculum for High-Risk Vehicle Stops
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    VirTra Inc., has officially launched new, certified curriculum called High Risk Vehicle Stop (HRVS) under the company’s VirTra-Virtual Interactive Coursework Training Academy (V-VICTA). […]


    Video: Retiring Tennessee Officer Makes Final Radio Call to Dispatcher Daughter
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    After 25 years of service to with the Chattanooga Police Department, Officer Austin Garrett signed off for the final time on Friday. Austin’s daughter—Haley—was the Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District Dispatcher on the other end of th… […]


    Video: Retiring Tennessee Officer Makes Final Radio Call to Dispatcher Daughter
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    After 25 years of service with the Chattanooga Police Department, Officer Austin Garrett signed off for the final time on Friday. Austin’s daughter, Haley, was the Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District Dispatcher on the other end of tha… […]


    Jury Finds for St. Louis County Police in Case of Excessive Force During Ferguson Protests
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal jury has sided in favor of St. Louis County police officers who had been sued by a Ferguson protester who claimed they used excessive force. […]


    Jury Finds for St. Louis County Police in Case of Excessive Force During Ferguson Protests
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal jury has sided in favor of St. Louis County police officers who had been sued by a Ferguson protester who claimed they used excessive force. […]


    Tennessee Girl Scout Troop Gives Department HQ a Makeover
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Young women from the Girl Scouts Troop 1785 in Nolensville, Tennessee labored for a year in an effort to give that city’s police headquarters building a much needed makeover. […]


    Tennessee Girl Scout Troop Gives Department HQ a Makeover
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Young women from Girl Scout Troop 1785 in Nolensville, TN labored for a year in an effort to give that city’s police headquarters building a much needed makeover. […]


    Kentucky Sheriff’s Department Shuttered Due to Lack of Funding
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Martin County Sheriff John Kirk said that his office is still owed a $75,000 payment due in January. He also complained that new obligations placed on his office will add $99,000 to his annual expenditures. […]


    Kentucky Sheriff’s Department Shuttered Due to Lack of Funding
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Martin County Sheriff John Kirk said that his office is still owed a $75,000 payment due in January. He also complained that new obligations placed on his office will add $99,000 to his annual expenditures. […]


    Unarmed but still dangerous: The facts behind some OIS headlines
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteArticle reprinted from Force Science News #377 When police shoot an “unarmed” individual, the implication or outright accusation by media and activists is often that the deadly force was unjustified because th… […]


    Woman Crashes Car Into California Police Department Lobby
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    According to NBC News, the woman was furious that the doors to the LAPD Harbor Division station were locked, so she drove her vehicle through those very doors and then backed out of the building.  […]


    Woman Crashes Car Into California Police Department Lobby
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    According to NBC News, the woman was furious that the doors to the LAPD Harbor Division station were locked, so she drove her vehicle through those very doors and then backed out of the building.  […]


    Ohio Officer Shot Last Week Now Reportedly in Stable Condition
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Barberton (OH) Police Department who was shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect has undergone surgery and is now listed in stable condition, according to an announcement issued by the agency on Friday. […]


    Ohio Officer Shot Last Week Now Reportedly in Stable Condition
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Barberton (OH) Police Department who was shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect has undergone surgery and is now listed in stable condition, according to an announcement issued by the agency. […]


    Missouri Officer on Life Support Following Apparent Attempted Suicide
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities found the wounded officer in his vehicle in the parking lot of a local church. He was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he is being kept on life support while organ donor recipients are identified and located. […]


    Missouri Officer on Life Support Following Apparent Attempted Suicide
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities found the wounded officer in his vehicle in the parking lot of a local church. He was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition, where he is being kept on life support while organ donor recipients are identified and located. […]


    Ohio Sheriff to Suspected Cop Killer in His Jail: “Screw You”
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    On Friday at the funeral of one of his deputies shot and killed in the line of duty as he responded to a call from a suicidal man at an apartment complex, Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy delivered some stern words to the man suspected of pulling t… […]


    Ohio Sheriff Tells Off Suspected Cop Killer in His Jail
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    On Friday at the funeral of one of his deputies shot and killed in the line of duty as he responded to a call from a suicidal man at an apartment complex, Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy delivered some stern words to the man suspected of pulling t… […]


    Ohio Sheriff Tells Off Suspected Cop Killer in His Jail
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    On Friday at the funeral of one of his deputies shot and killed in the line of duty as he responded to a call from a suicidal man at an apartment complex, Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy delivered some stern words to the man suspected of pulling t… […]


    Protect Your Expensive SCBA Valves Thread Saver®
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:07 by Firehouse

    Thread Saver® protects your soft aluminum valve threads. Saves you $475 in repair costs. Keeps your SCBA ready for action. Protects valve against:  Impact Damage, Dirt, Mud, Grit, Sand, Ice, Water & Bugs! Available in “Glow-in-the-Dark”.  For all …. […]


    National FOP Sends Letter of Thanks to Verizon for Super Bowl Ad Honoring Responders
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:06 by POLICE Magazine

    The letter—which was posted to Facebook—began, “On behalf of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police, I want to express my most sincere thanks to you and Verizon for honoring our nation’s law enforcement officers and other first responders in Veri… […]


    National FOP Sends Letter of Thanks to Verizon for Super Bowl Ad Honoring Responders
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:06 by POLICE Magazine

    The letter—which was posted to Facebook—began, “On behalf of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police, I want to express my most sincere thanks to you and Verizon for honoring our nation’s law enforcement officers and other first responders in Veri… […]


    High Pressure Breathing Air Systems
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:05 by Firehouse

              Fast Series of quiet, dependable 6000 PSI compressors provide SCBA refills with our BoomBox™. Used to safely refill your cylinders in the event of a cylinder rupture. The air control panel makes the refilling process very easy and the…… […]


    Officers, students and community join the T.E.A.M.
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Becky Lewis TechBeat Magazine In recent years, school safety has taken a more prominent place in the national conversation, and states and municipalities are turning to a va… […]


    Jay N. Carnegie
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:01 by Firehouse

    Jay N. Carnegie served 38 years in the Seattle Fire Department, where he retired as a 15-year battalion chief. He was trained as a hazardous materials technician, fire investigator, and emergency management director. Carnegie has a bachelor’s … […]


    American Idol Star Kelly Clarkson Asks 2 Kansas Troopers to Join her on Stage
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Clarkson reportedly played a portion of their “police car karaoke” video the two—created in May 2018—before they joined her on stage. […]


    American Idol Star Kelly Clarkson Asks 2 Kansas Troopers to Join Her on Stage
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Clarkson reportedly played a portion of their “police car karaoke” video the two—created in May 2018—before they joined her on stage. […]


    American Idol Star Kelly Clarkson Asks 2 Kansas Troopers to Join Her on Stage
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 14:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Clarkson reportedly played a portion of their “police car karaoke” video the two created in May 2018 before they joined her on stage. […]


    Tools for Conducting a 360-Degree Size-Up
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 13:51 by Firehouse

    Larry Brown offers a simple approach for conducting a 360-degree size-up, focusing on categorizing items into two boxes. […]


    How simulation technology enables officers to train to eliminate active shooters
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 13:47 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Steve Tracy, P1 Contributor Today’s headlines highlight the need for quality police training to confront active shooters. The threat is real and lives are at stake. Wi… […]


    Prison transportation company to close after inmate escapes from custody
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 12:53 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff TEMPLE, Texas — A Texas-based prison transport company will close after an inmate accused of killing two people escaped last week. Inmate Cedrick Marks, a trained MMA fighter, escaped from custody and led investigators on a nine-hou… […]


    IN Firefighters Will Get Polar Vortex Bonus
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 12:01 by Firehouse

    Fort Wayne firefighters and police officers who worked during the recent frigid cold will receive extra compensation for their efforts. […]


    FL Captain Suspended over Snapchat of Fatal Fire
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 11:51 by Firehouse

    Discrepancies also were found between 9-1-1 logs and official accounts from Polk County Fire Rescue concerning the home fire that killed an elderly woman last year. […]


    Man bites part of Texas LEO’s ear during fight
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 11:43 by PoliceOne

    Domingo Ramirez Jr. Fort Worth Star-Telegram DENTON, Texas — A man who was pulled over on a DWI investigation is accused of biting off part of a Denton police officer’s ear during a fight with officers, police said Sunday. A Denton police s… […]


    IN Firefighter Hurt at Six-Car Crash Scene
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 10:57 by Firehouse

    A Wayne Township fire apparatus was hit by another vehicle while responding to a multiple vehicle accident Sunday. […]


    Documentary Film Depicts CA’s Gartland Fire as a Fire of a Career, One to Remember
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 09:38 by Firehouse

    On Dec.12, 1975, the five-story Gartland Apartments burned in San Francisco’s Mission District. No San Francisco fire since has caused a greater loss of life. ‘The Gartland Fire’ documentary film is now available to stream or download. […]


    Suspect charged in fatal shooting of Milwaukee officer
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A man who was charged Sunday with killing a Milwaukee officer during a drug raid on his home told investigators that he didn’t realize it was police trying to break down his door, authorities said. Jordan P. Fricke, 26, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and other crimes in the fatal […]


    Report: Agency Rivalries Jeopardized Lives in CA Crew
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 09:11 by Firehouse

    Issues between federal and state agencies led to the injuries 22 firefighters in the Mendocino Complex, the largest fire ever in California, according to a report. […]


    23 Tactical Products: PPE, Duty Gear, and a Few New Knives
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    What makes a tactical product “tactical”? For us, it’s a product with a purpose. These products have a job to do – one that consists of aiding you in accomplishing your mission. Whether they are as simple as a new belt to keep gear how and where you ne… […]


    iPort
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 08:37 by Firehouse

    iPort is a group of technology enthusiasts, designers and engineers focused on enhancing the utility of dedicated use tablets at home and in business. From hotel rooms and corporate offices, to the station and in the field, iPort products solve real… […]


    Burned NY Firefighter Wants to Return to Unit
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 08:31 by Firehouse

    Despite suffering third-degree burns when he was pulled from a house fire a month ago, Buffalo firefighter Eric Whitehead hopes to return to Engine 21. […]


    Harrison, NJ, Ladder Co. 1 Gets 107-foot Tractor-Drawn Aerial
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 08:23 by Firehouse

    The Harrison, NJ, Ladder Co. 1 has been assigned a 2018 Pierce Arrow XT tractor-drawn, 107-foot aerial ladder. It is powered by a Detroit Diesel 13 525-hp engine and Allison 4500 EVS P transmission. The cab has seating for four occupants and an EMS… […]


    4 Little Lessons with Big Payoffs
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 07:45 by Firehouse

    Charlie Evans details four lessons that can lead to big payoffs for firefighters. […]


    Firefighter in distress: Cuing the rapid intervention team
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Rescuing a firefighter who has fallen through a floor in an involved structure fire may require establishing an alternate means of egress […]


    OPINION: The U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Amendment
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:49 by Officer

    Feb. 10–New York City restricts the ability of gun owners to transport their weapons outside the city, and this fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if those rules violate the Second Amendment. The case has the potential to topple… […]


    No break in battling opioid crisis
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:49 by Officer

    Feb. 10–CANANDAIGUA — Outside the Chapin Street home of Jeff and Suzanne Marinelli, Noah’s Blessing Box is never left empty. The box Jeff crafted two years ago in memory of their son, Noah, remains filled with donations of dry and… […]


    New Haven’s search for new police chief comes as ranks shrink
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:49 by Officer

    Feb. 10–NEW HAVEN — Parochial and political decisions on choosing a police chief won’t bring the best candidate to the job. John DeCarlo, a former police chief himself, and now chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice at the Univer […]


    Half-naked woman shuts down airport
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:49 by Officer

    Feb. 11–A half-naked woman ran around a South Carolina airport Sunday, which caused flights to be canceled and the airport to be temporarily shutdown, the Florence Morning News reported. The Florence County Sheriff’s Office reported… […]


    How are police adapting to medical marijuana?
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:49 by Officer

    Feb. 11–With sales of medical cannabis underway, law enforcement agencies across Ohio must adapt to a new legal landscape. It’s a matter of increased training for some and ongoing deliberation for others, such as a sheriff’s office… […]


    3 keys to winning a dumpster fire attack
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 04:19 by Firerescue1

    Seemingly small and routine, the dumpster fire is as dangerous as a structure fire […]


    8 things we wish the general public knew about EMS
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 03:48 by EMS1

    After watching yet another television show that attempts to glamorize public safety providers, I thought about what really goes on inside our world […]


    4 ways to prepare EMTs for violent patients
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 03:40 by EMS1

    If you’re attacked on the job, be mentally prepared, physically ready, press savvy, and able to justify your actions in court […]


    How Indianapolis EMS improved communications with reliable network connectivity
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 03:30 by EMS1

    Cradlepoint’s all-in-one mobile routers improved connectivity to support faster and more efficient emergency response […]


    Texas bill would make data ‘throttling’ in disaster zones illegal
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 02:52 by Firerescue1

    HB 1426 would make it illegal to “impair or degrade” mobile data in disaster zones […]


    SAFER grant guidelines released by DHS
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 02:42 by Firerescue1

    An announcement said 300 SAFER grants equaling $350,000,000 are available to fire departments to help with hiring, recruitment and retention […]


    Combative patients: Don’t be the ‘calm down guy’
    Posted February 11th, 2019 @ 00:18 by EMS1

    Regardless of how good your intentions are, yelling “Calm Down!” in someone’s ear never, ever helps […]


    Paramedic recalls Parkland shooting as anniversary approaches
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:26 by EMS1

    Valentine’s Day will mark one year since a massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 dead and 17 injured […]


    Officials investigating paramedic response to fatal hit-and-run
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:16 by EMS1

    Body camera video captured tense moments from Austin-Travis County EMS as they discussed the patient’s injuries and debated whether to proceed with treatment […]


    Video: Boy, 2, helps firefighters put out blaze
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:13 by Firerescue1

    Battalion Chief Thomas Cope said he saw Jackson McNary come out to help in his firefighter Halloween costume while they responded to a burning shed […]


    4 Fla. firefighters hurt after vehicle slams into fire truck on call
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:08 by Firerescue1

    The Orlando Fire Department urged the public to use caution after a vehicle slammed into a fire truck while firefighters were helping someone with a stalled vehicle […]


    Firefighters ditch ambulance to rescue patient on icy road
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:02 by Firerescue1

    Maryland Heights Firefighter Shaylor Taetz said he and his partner were rushing to a bus crash when their ambulance slid on the ice and hit a guardrail […]


    Firefighters ditch ambulance to rescue patient on icy road
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 23:02 by EMS1

    Maryland Heights Firefighter Shaylor Taetz said he and his partner were rushing to a bus crash when their ambulance slid on the ice and hit a guardrail […]


    Calif. fire dept. fights to keep station cat after complaint
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 22:37 by Firerescue1

    San Francisco Fire Department Station 49 was told to “get rid of the cat” after an anonymous complaint was filed with the city […]


    Calif. fire dept. fights to keep station cat after complaint
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 22:37 by EMS1

    San Francisco Fire Department Station 49 was told to “get rid of the cat” after an anonymous complaint was filed with the city […]


    2 Texas paramedics hurt after truck crashes into ambulance
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 22:30 by EMS1

    The driver, who later died as a result of the crash, sped through a red light and hit the passenger side of a Dallas Fire Rescue ambulance […]


    Burned NY firefighter recalls being rescued by colleagues
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 22:21 by Firerescue1

    “I just knew my brothers were there,” Eric Whitehead said when recalling being pulled from a burning house after suffering third-degree burns to his hands […]


    Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 20:59 by EMS1

    Becoming an effective public speaker can elevate the success of your fire department, EMS crew or community paramedicine program […]


    Public speaking: 3 things I learned from TEDx
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 20:59 by Firerescue1

    Becoming an effective public speaker can elevate the success of your fire department, EMS crew or community paramedicine program […]


    Dallas Medics Hurt in Ambulance Collision, Pickup Driver Killed
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 16:01 by Firehouse

    A 28-year-old man driving a pickup allegedly ran a red light at a high rate of speed and slammed into the side of the Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance. […]


    FL Fire Engine Hit at Scene, Four Firefighters Transported for Evaluation
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Firehouse

    Orlando firefighters stopped on Interstate 4 to check on a disabled vehicle early Sunday morning when a car slammed into the rear of the apparatus. […]


    CA Mom Dies After Running into Burning Home to Save Kids
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 14:30 by Firehouse

    The single-mother returned home late Thursday to find her Bakersfield home on fire. With four of her five children inside, she went in to get them. […]


    Eight Horses Killed in MD Barn Fire
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Firehouse

    Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire that claimed eight horses near Union Bridge. […]


    Did TX Medics Do Enough to Save Dying Crash Victim?
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:25 by Firehouse

    Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services confirmed it is investigating whether first responders followed the agency’s standards for care while treating a man with a severe head injury. […]


    Judge Ends Historic Desegregation Order for NY Firefighters
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:20 by Firehouse

    Forty years ago, a federal judge ordered the Buffalo Fire Department, with a workforce of 99 percent white males, to desegregate. […]


    Funds Awaited for NH Firefighter PFAS Exposure Study, the Nation’s First
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:15 by Firehouse

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health told Portsmouth authorities it has not study of the affects of the chemical used in firefighting foam on firefighters. […]


    Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — A Las Vegas-area fire chief who warned lawmakers months before a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival that Nevada should bolster its emergency management planning says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made. Six months before the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting on the Las Vegas […]


    IN Blaze Ravages 24 Apartment Units
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:10 by Firehouse

    There were no injuries to residents or firefighters after fire erupted in a Highland apartment complex. […]


    Atlanta Firefighters Rescue Man Stuck Inside Midtown Chimney
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:05 by Firehouse

    Firefighters had to breach a wall in the attic to get inside and rescue him. […]


    Knife-wielding man fatally shot by NYPD officer
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — New York police on Friday fatally shot a man they say was attacking his domestic partner with a butcher knife. Chief of Department Terence Monahan said two officers responded to a 911 call at around 7 a.m. from an apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. “The 911 caller said that […]


    FL Technical Rescue Team Helps Worker Injured on 7th Floor of Construction Site
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firehouse

    Access to the man was limited because the Fort Lauderdale was under construction. […]


    Man arrested on suspicion of impersonating LAPD officer
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 07:45 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A man who authorities say was recorded antagonizing demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest in January has been arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. Daniel Sohn, 36, was arrested Friday by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies after they noticed that he was wearing a shirt with the […]


    Man arrested for impersonating LAPD in video
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 07:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A man who authorities say was recorded antagonizing demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest in January has been arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. Daniel Sohn, 36, was arrested Friday by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies after […]


    Gun-seizure laws grow in popularity since Parkland shooting
    Posted February 10th, 2019 @ 07:29 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, more and more states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others, and courts are issuing an unprecedented number of seizure orders across the country. Supporters […]


    Calif. county shakes up emergency response system to get to patients faster
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Shorter response times and better patient outcomes are the goals of what officials are calling a high-performance, integrated response system […]


    Texas counties implement prescription drug disposal program
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    A program to safely dispose of unwanted medication is expanding with the aim of helping curb prescription drug abuse and overdoses […]


    Woman recalls being seriously injured on Uber scooter
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Zella Turner hit a bike path railing when an Uber JUMP scooter’s brakes stopped working, resulting in broken bones and a face laceration […]


    Fla. county firefighters urge officials to build more fire stations
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    It’s been more than 10 years since fire officials first warned that Hillsborough County’s population growth would exceed their ability to provide services […]


    Calif. county shakes up emergency response system to get to patients faster
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Shorter response times and better patient outcomes are the goals of what officials are calling a high-performance, integrated response system […]


    Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:10 by EMS1

    A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made […]


    Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 20:10 by Firerescue1

    A Nevada fire chief says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made […]


    MA Chiefs Seek to Lift Age Cap for Fire and Police Hirings
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 17:45 by Firehouse

    Falmouth’s police and fire chiefs want to make changes to the town’s rule that new firefighters and police officers must be less than 32 or 36 if they have military experience. […]


    PRO TIP: New Drone Program? Leveraging Certificates of Waiver or Authorization
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) has various benefits including mitigating risks, expanding the capabilities of manpower, and providing critical real-time information to key personnel when responding to any type of situation. That’s… […]


    Tara Stearman
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer
    Product Review: The Yuneec H520 Drone
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The idea that “this” device or “that” new item is one more tool in the law enforcement officer’s toolbox has been repeated time and time again. It’s taking time, but once the gusts of this young technology settle and the industry standards… […]


    CA Man Starts Fire, Tries to Run Down Firefighter
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 11:21 by Firehouse

    The man was agitated, telling Santa Rosa firefighters he needed an ambulance, but he was not making sense. […]


    For MD Firefighters, Waiting for Help After Mayday Felt Like an Eternity
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 09:10 by Firehouse

    The assistant chief of Aberdeen Fire Dept. went through the floor at a house fire and a rookie was holding on to him to prevent him from going all the way through. […]


    PA Man Buys Two-Way Radio on Line, Allegedly Uses it to Report Fake Emergencies
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 09:05 by Firehouse

    Uniontown police arrested the man for impersonating a public servant after he made fake calls including reporting a structure fire. […]


    Federal Report Critical of Agencies’ Cooperation During CA’s Largest Wildfire
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Firehouse

    The report focuses on an Aug. 19 incident in which a group of firefighters from L.A. and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection almost died when they became surrounded by flames. […]


    OH Fire Dept. Hired FF Despite ‘Unfavorable Rating’ for Alleged Sexual Misconduct
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 08:55 by Firehouse

    Mad River Township fire leadership hired a firefighter even though his former fire department said he would not be welcome back. […]


    TX Fire Dept. Plans to Build Five Roomier Stations for Faster Response
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 08:50 by Firehouse

    Over the next six years, five new Austin fire stations are scheduled to be built in areas of critical need. […]


    CA Woman Arrested After Allegedly Kicking Medics Helping Her
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 08:45 by Firehouse

    Paramedics from the Burbank Fire Department were treating the woman, suspected of driving under the influence of drugs, when she became combative. […]


    Brockton firefighters get helmets, vests for active shooter response
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 08:35 by Firehouse

    The Brockton Fire Department recently completed the acquisition of a total of 38 sets of helmets, vests, goggles and tourniquet kits, at a cost of $3,000 each, or $114,000 altogether. […]


    House Democrats examine ways to reduce gun violence
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 05:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they will push for “sensible” gun safety laws that the public is demanding after a series of mass shootings in recent years. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the panel’s chairman, said he was disappointed that President Donald Trump did not mention gun violence in […]


    Former police chief recalls foiling border terror case
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 05:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RICHFORD, Vt. — It was about 2 a.m. on a moonless October night in 1987 when the police chief of a small northern Vermont town spotted a man carrying a black bag and walking down the railroad tracks from Canada toward a waiting van about a mile south of the border. The man […]


    Battle resumes in Calif. over police use of deadly force
    Posted February 9th, 2019 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — One of the California Legislature’s hottest criminal justice debates resumed Wednesday with competing proposals over when police can use deadly force, a topic that has torn the nation amid police shootings of young minority men. Democratic Assemblywoman Shirley Weber of San Diego said she’ll try again to set a nation-leading […]


    It’s Time for a Mentorship Mentality
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 22:14 by Firehouse

    Charles Powers explains why the fire service must refocus its efforts on a culture of mentorship. […]


    It’s Time for a Mentorship Mentality
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 22:14 by Firehouse

    Charles Powers explains why the fire service must refocus its efforts on a culture of mentorship. […]


    Md. fire dept. partners with hospital to launch mobile paramedic service
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Baltimore City Fire Department officials hope the pilot program will reduce strains on first responders and emergency rooms […]


    NY firefighters look to regroup after drug ring sweep
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Mechanicstown Fire District Board Chairman Jay McClintock Jr. said the firefighters been through hard times before and will do what they need to do to move on […]


    Md. gov. announces firefighter pension, workers comp bills
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Surrounded by firefighters from across the state, Gov. Larry Hogan announced of two pieces of legislation that he said were necessary to protect firefighters […]


    Md. fire dept. partners with hospital to launch mobile paramedic service
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Baltimore City Fire Department officials hope the pilot program will reduce strains on first responders and emergency rooms […]


    Officials: NC opioid quick response team makes progress
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Wilmington’s quick response team consists of a group of health experts who contact overdose survivors in an effort to direct them toward treatment […]


    NY EMS agency initiative works to implement ‘Stop the Bleed’ in schools
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The Canandaigua Emergency Squad, led by Chief Matt Sproul, is distributing Stop the Bleed kits and providing staff with the training on how to use them […]


    MA Volunteer Firefighters Walk Out over Chief Firing
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:11 by Firehouse

    At least a dozen volunteer firefighters with the Stockbridge Fire Department resigned this week following the termination of longtime Chief Ernest “Chuckie” Cardillo. […]


    Suspect in custody after 11-hour standoff at Calif. Denny’s
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CAMPBELL, Calif. — A suspect is now in police custody after an 11-hour standoff at a Denny’s. The incident occurred after police responded to a report of a person with a gun inside the restaurant, NBC Bay Area reports. Th… […]


    Suspect in custody after 11-hour standoff at Calif. Denny’s
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CAMPBELL, Calif. — A suspect is now in police custody after an 11-hour standoff at a Denny’s. The incident occurred after police responded to a report of a person with a gun inside the restaurant, NBC Bay Area reports. Th… […]


    Suspect in custody after 11-hour standoff at Calif. Denny’s
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 20:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CAMPBELL, Calif. — A suspect is now in police custody after an 11-hour standoff at a Denny’s. The incident occurred after police responded to a report of a person with a gun inside the restaurant, NBC Bay Area reports. Th… […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    OfficerStore.com Acquires Interstate Arms
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Witmer Public Safety Group Inc. has announced its recent acquisition of Interstate Arms, headquartered in Billerica, MA. […]


    University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the “Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship.” […]


    University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the “Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship.” […]


    University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the “Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship.” […]


    MMA fighter who escaped prison van denies killings
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 19:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CONROE, Texas — An MMA fighter facing murder charges who prompted a nine-hour manhunt when he escaped from a prison van said he had “nothing to do with” the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her friend. During a Thursday video call from a Texas jail, Cedric Marks told TV station KPRC2 that he […]


    Research: Detection of firearms by police officers and civilians
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 18:53 by PoliceOne

    By Benjamin K. Barton, Ashley Bogar, and Casey Kovesdi Many police officers spend their shifts experiencing relative calm punctuated by brief periods during which decisions must be made quickly, sometimes resulting in use of force. Officers typically m… […]


    Bullying Made IL Firefighter with Down Syndrome Quit
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 18:26 by Firehouse

    Jason Eagan joined the Sandoval Fire Department in 2016, but he recently left after several department members, including the chief, allegedly made fun of him. […]


    Firefighter/Paramedic
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 18:22 by Firehouse

    The city of Rock Island, IL, is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic. […]


    Fight with NY Firefighters Costing City About $800K
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 17:46 by Firehouse

    Watertown’s legal bills keep mounting as the city looks to the state’s Supreme Court for a possible favorable resolution to its nearly five-year labor feud with the firefighters union. […]


    Police in tense standoff with armed man barricaded inside Calif. Denny’s
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 17:20 by PoliceOne

    Mark Gomez The Mercury News CAMPBELL — A man believed armed with a gun is barricaded inside a Denny’s restaurant on Bascom Avenue near the Pruneyard shopping center as police have surrounded the business. Shortly after noon, more than six h… […]


    Scion Series Thermal Monoculars
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    FLIR’s next generation of handheld thermal optics includes the FLIR Scion Series of seven OTM (Outdoor Thermal Monocular) models for a complete range of outdoor applications, and three PTM (Professional Thermal Monocular) models designed specifically… […]


    Ammo Set off by MD House Blaze; Firefighter Hurt
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 16:24 by Firehouse

    An Anne Arundel County firefighter was sent to the hospital after battling a home fire that discharged live ammunition inside. Gunshots, however, did not cause the injuries. […]


    Photo of the Week: What’s up, cool pup?
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 16:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo comes from Deputy V. Taylor of the Albany County Sheriff’s Office in New York. Pictured is Taylor’s K-9 partner, Kearney, chilling out in the snow. Thank you for your service! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be […]


    Calif. K-9 sniffs out 133 pounds of drugs worth $500K
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:39 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICO, Calif. — A California K-9 sniffed out more than $500,000 worth of illicit marijuana on Tuesday, Enterprise-Record reports. Chico Police Officer Brandon Joseph’s K-9 partner, Pax, sniffed a package and alerted on a … […]


    The Reach Holster & Firearm Safe
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Officer

    The fastest home protection safe designed like a holster.Designed for immediate access and safe storage, Reach is fast as a holster and secure as a safe. It uses an ALS-style fingerprint sensor for access under 0.5 seconds, unlocking for authorized… […]


    The Reach Holster & Firearm Safe
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Officer

    The fastest home protection safe designed like a holster.Designed for immediate access and safe storage, Reach is fast as a holster and secure as a safe. It uses an ALS-style fingerprint sensor for access under 0.5 seconds, unlocking for authorized… […]


    Texas girl battling cancer becomes honorary officer
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:29 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FREEPORT, Texas – A 6-year-old girl got the chance to live her dream and become a police officer. Abigail Arias has Wilms’ tumor, a type of kidney cancer in children, CNN reports. “The chemo and radiation hasn’t worked and basically the family is now leaving it in God’s hands and praying for […]


    TX City Wants Insurer’s Suit Against Firefighter Dropped
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:28 by Firehouse

    Mission’s insurance carrier included the city in its lawsuit against firefighter Homer Salinas concerning his treatment for kidney cancer. […]


    Vara Safety
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Officer

    Incorporated in August 2017 and located in upper New York State, Vara Safety is a company dedicated to bringing effective home protection to firearms safety. Their first product is Reach, a patented biometric handgun safe that allows the user to… […]


    Vara Safety
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Officer

    Incorporated in August 2017 and located in upper New York State, Vara Safety is a company dedicated to bringing effective home protection to firearms safety. Their first product is Reach, a patented biometric handgun safe that allows the user to… […]


    6-Year-Old Texas Girl Terminally Ill with Cancer Sworn in as Honorary Officer
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    A six-year-old girl with terminal cancer was sworn in as an honorary police officer with the Freeport (TX) Police Department. […]


    6-Year-Old Texas Girl Terminally Ill with Cancer Sworn in as Honorary Officer
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    A six-year-old girl with terminal cancer was sworn in as an honorary police officer with the Freeport (TX) Police Department. […]


    Lawyer for Accused Cop Killer Wants Mental Evaluation Sealed
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The defense attorney for Gustavo Perez Arriaga—who is accused of killing Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman (CA) Police Department—wants the mental evaluation he requested for his client to remain sealed. […]


    Lawyer for Accused Cop Killer Wants Mental Evaluation Sealed
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The defense attorney for Gustavo Perez Arriaga—who is accused of killing Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman (CA) Police Department—wants the mental evaluation he requested for his client to remain sealed. […]


    Alabama Officer Wounded in Ambush Returns to Duty
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Micah Hale—a veteran officer with the Selma (AL) Police Department who was ambushed early in the morning on September 2018—has returned to the street. […]


    Alabama Officer Wounded in Ambush Returns to Duty
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Micah Hale—a veteran officer with the Selma (AL) Police Department who was ambushed early in the morning on September 2018—has returned to the street. […]


    Off-Duty Florida Officer Attacked While Defending Homeless Person Harassed by Teens
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty officer with the Sarasota (FL) Police department was jogging in a park on Thursday when he came upon a group of teenagers harassing and hitting a homeless person. […]


    Off-Duty Florida Officer Attacked While Defending Homeless Person Harassed by Teens
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty officer with the Sarasota (FL) Police department was jogging in a park on Thursday when he came upon a group of teenagers harassing and hitting a homeless person. […]


    Tips for Safety on Patrol in Severe Winter Weather
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:30 by Doug Wyllie

    Here are some tips to ensure that you’re safe on the streets when Old Man Winter takes up residence in your jurisdiction. […]


    Tips for Safety on Patrol in Severe Winter Weather
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:30 by Doug Wyllie

    Here are some tips to ensure that you’re safe on the streets when Old Man Winter takes up residence in your jurisdiction. […]


    Rhode Island Strippers Accused of Stealing Gun from Boston Officer at Hotel
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Pawtucket police said that 22-year-old Melissa Dacier and 25-year-old Neish Rivera were arrested and the officer’s service weapon recovered several hours after he’d reported it stolen. […]


    Rhode Island Strippers Accused of Stealing Gun from Boston Officer at Hotel
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Pawtucket police said that 22-year-old Melissa Dacier and 25-year-old Neish Rivera were arrested and the officer’s service weapon recovered several hours after he’d reported it stolen. […]


    Spate of Deaths by Suicide in Chicago Highlight Need for More Support
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators are looking into the recent death of an officer with the Chicago Police Department, with early reports indicating that a self-inflicted gunshot wound was the cause of death. If that early information is confirmed, that would make six offi… […]


    Spate of Deaths by Suicide in Chicago Highlight Need for More Support
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators are looking into the recent death of an officer with the Chicago Police Department, with early reports indicating that a self-inflicted gunshot wound was the cause of death. If that early information is confirmed, that would make six offi… […]


    Colorado Department Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The Colorado Springs (CO) Police Department announced on Facebook on Thursday that the agency has added two new K-9 Officers to its ranks. […]


    Colorado Department Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The Colorado Springs (CO) Police Department announced on Facebook on Thursday that the agency has added two new K-9 Officers to its ranks. […]


    Texas State Officers Line the Border in Small Town to Stop Caravan of Immigrants
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:21 by POLICE Magazine

    With the impending arrival of about 50 buses filled with immigrants form Central America, Texas Governor Greg Abbott reportedly sent about 500 Texas DPS officers to the small town of Eagle Pass, where the caravan was expected to cross the border. […]


    Texas State Officers Line the Border in Small Town to Stop Caravan of Immigrants
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:21 by POLICE Magazine

    With the impending arrival of about 50 buses filled with immigrants form Central America, Texas Governor Greg Abbott reportedly sent about 500 Texas DPS officers to the small town of Eagle Pass, where the caravan was expected to cross the border. […]


    Houston LEO connected to deadly raid, shootout relieved of duty
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    Keri Blakinger , St. John Barned-Smith , Samantha Ketterer and Jay R. Jordan Houston Chronicle HOUSTON — A Houston police officer has been relieved of duty in light of “ongoing questions” stemming from a botched drug raid that left a couple dead and five officers wounded, police said Thursday. It’s not clear what role the […]


    Man shoots staff member at Baltimore high school, suspect in custody
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 13:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne BALTIMORE — A staff member was shot at Frederick Douglass High School on Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports. According to police, a 25-year-old entered the school around noon and shot a 56-year-old hall monitor. He’s in serious … […]


    Staff member shot at Baltimore high school, suspect in custody
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 13:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne BALTIMORE — A staff member was shot at Frederick Douglass High School on Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports. According to police, a 25-year-old entered the school around noon and shot a 56-year-old hall monito… […]


    Spyderco
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 12:07 by Firehouse
    Mission Fire Film Inc. (The Gartland Company)
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 12:01 by Firehouse
    Retired FFs Sue CO Department Over Health Benefits
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 11:59 by Firehouse

    Dozens of former West Metro firefighters are part of a class action suit that claims about $1.8 million in a retiree health account wasn’t properly distributed […]


    Donan Engineering Company
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 11:56 by Firehouse
    Words of wisdom: Applying famous quotes to policing
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 11:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Henry Ford once said, “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” This famous quote can easily be applied to law enforcement in 2019, with so […]


    Street survival: Develop your stealth approach
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 11:35 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouIn recognition of the release of “Street Survival II: Tactics for Deadly Encounters,” I am writing a series of articles on street survival designed to turn the tables on the current generation of cop-killing criminals. In this series I will share the tactics I acquired during a career dedicated not only to […]


    Columbia Southern University Awards Scholarship to GA Communications Officer
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:43 by Firehouse

    The emergency communications officer with Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services will now be able to complete her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration. […]


    New Orleans city council votes to end jailing uncooperative victims
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — City Council members in New Orleans unanimously approved a resolution Thursday calling for an end to the jailing of sexual assault or domestic violence victims who resist testifying against their suspected assailants. The vote put the council directly at odds with District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro, who had opposed the resolution. […]


    Suspended Sheriff Scott Israel slams governor for removing him
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:34 by Officer

    Feb. 08–Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that he and his family were devastated by the mass murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and that the horrific tragedy didn’t justify his removal from office, an action […]


    Trial under way for suspect in Baltimore rampage
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:34 by Officer

    Feb. 08–Mausean Carter had enough of the drug dealers in his Park Heights neighborhood. They would hassle him and his girlfriend. They would sit on his silver Lexus. So prosecutors say he armed himself with a .40-caliber handgun and high- […]


    Baltimore Police commissioner says department has so few officers it’s ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:34 by Officer

    Feb. 08–Facing renewed questions about his department’s ability to hire new officers, interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Thursday that his agency is “understaffed across the board.” “You can’t hide that,” Tuggle told r […]


    New In-Car Video Camera Can Hide Behind Your Rearview Mirror
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hiresolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor […]


    New In-Car Video Camera Can Hide Behind Your Rearview Mirror
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hiresolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor […]


    Police: NM Firefighter Killed in Domestic Dispute
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:28 by Firehouse

    Officers were responding to a call when they found the body of Santa Fe firefighter Christian Reid outside an apartment building earlier this week. […]


    Calif. police release sketch of ‘Doodler’ killer, announce $100,000 reward
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — More than 40 years after a serial killer dubbed the “Doodler” terrorized San Francisco’s gay community, police released a sketch Wednesday of what the man might look like today and announced a $100,000 reward for details leading to his capture. Police believe the killer stabbed at least five men to […]


    Man charged with running over Ga. officer arrested
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 33-year-old Tennessee man accused of running over and seriously injuring an Atlanta-area police officer was arrested Thursday, authorities said. The U.S. Marshals Service said Taurean McShan was arrested in Memphis. A news release says McShan tried to run away from officers and climbed on a rooftop before he was […]


    Watch FL Crews Use Crane to Rescue Hurt Worker
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 10:12 by Firehouse

    Fort Lauderdale firefighters lowered the man from an unfinished building’s fifth floor after his back was injured by a piece of equipment weighing nearly a ton. […]


    Engine 13 Delivered to Phoenix Fire Department
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 09:38 by Firehouse

    Phoenix Fire Department has taken delivery of its first Pierce Velocity pumper with the delivery of Engine 13. Previously, the city used Pierce Quantum cabs and chassis for its engines. It currently has five aerial towers built on Velocity cabs and… […]


    Engine 13 Delivered to Phoenix Fire Department
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 09:38 by Firehouse

    Phoenix Fire Department has taken delivery of its first Pierce Velocity pumper with the delivery of Engine 13. Previously, the city used Pierce Quantum cabs and chassis for its engines. It currently has five aerial towers built on Velocity cabs and… […]


    WV Firefighter’s Arson Case Sent to Grand Jury
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 09:25 by Firehouse

    A Mercer County magistrate ruled that there was probable cause in the case of Bramwell firefighter Aaron Burkett, who is accused of helping burn a vacant home late last year. […]


    WV Firefighter’s Arson Case Sent to Grand Jury
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 09:25 by Firehouse

    A Mercer County magistrate ruled that there was probable cause in the case of Bramwell firefighter Aaron Burkett, who is accused of helping burn a vacant home late last year. […]


    New Panasonic AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing in car camera
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    The New AS-1 Arbitrator forward-facing, in-car camera offers optimal video evidence capture capabilities: hi-resolution sensor, wide-angle lens, simple one-touch record and integrated impact sensor.About Panasonic Corporation of North AmericaNewark,… […]


    MA Department Honors Ex-Firefighter Who Died at 103
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 08:58 by Firehouse

    Henry Tuminowski was a firefighter in the Lawrence Fire Department from 1950 to 1976, and he had been its oldest living retiree before his death last week. […]


    MA Department Honors Ex-Firefighter Who Died at 103
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 08:58 by Firehouse

    Henry Tuminowski was a firefighter in the Lawrence Fire Department from 1950 to 1976, and he had been its oldest living retiree before his death last week. […]


    Five FDNY Firefighters Hurt in Fatal House Fire
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 08:34 by Firehouse

    The Staten Island blaze killed a woman and her dog who were alone in the home early Thursday. […]


    Five FDNY Firefighters Hurt in Fatal House Fire
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 08:34 by Firehouse

    The Staten Island blaze killed a woman and her dog who were alone in the home early Thursday. […]


    A clean change: Properly caring for firefighter turnout gear
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Fire departments must prioritize a second set of turnout gear and access to the equipment needed to clean their PPE […]


    Training Day: Advancing the fire hose line with thermal imaging cameras
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Evaluate team integrity, communication and progress while advancing the hose line to complete a primary search […]


    How to get grant money for opioid overdose treatment
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 04:00 by EMS1

    Consider a variety of funding sources and make your case for why you need it, how you plan to use it and who will benefit […]


    IAFC opens nominations for Fire Chief of the Year
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 03:36 by Firerescue1

    Nominations will be accepted through May 19; one volunteer and one career fire chief will be recognized for exceptional leadership […]


    Q&A: How to encourage employee growth and maintain high standards
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 03:28 by EMS1

    Eve Grau, co-founder of Royal Ambulance, shares the company’s philosophy for cultivating highly-motivated employees and how it positively impacts their agency […]


    Product of the Day: Dräger — SCBAs for Comfort, Fit, and Reliability
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    At Dräger, we believe that safety technology should make it possible for you to do your job more quickly, safely, and effectively. […]


    Product of the Day: Dräger — SCBAs for Comfort, Fit, and Reliability
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    At Dräger, we believe that safety technology should make it possible for you to do your job more quickly, safely, and effectively. […]


    Study: Many paramedics have poor hand hygiene
    Posted February 8th, 2019 @ 00:08 by EMS1

    Researchers said many paramedics in their study ignored World Health Organization guidelines when soap and water or antiseptic rub was needed […]


    EMS agency forms first board-certified tactical paramedic team in Canada
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:50 by EMS1

    An Ottawa Paramedic Service spokesperson said the team helps other first responders on their high-risk operations […]


    Firefighters express frustration after vehicles drive over hose at scene
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:46 by Firerescue1

    Moores Mill Fire Department Capt. Zachary Taylor said the first car got stuck on top of the hose, and the second slid over it […]


    6 ways to defend yourself against verbal abuse
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:32 by EMS1

    A verbal attack can be personal; here’s how to deflect the blow […]


    6 ways to defend yourself against verbal abuse
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:23 by Firerescue1

    A verbal attack can be personal; here’s how to deflect the blow […]


    6 ways to defend yourself against verbal abuse
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:23 by Firerescue1

    A verbal attack can be personal; here’s how to deflect the blow […]


    Alleged kidnapping suspect assaults paramedic who stopped to help
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:17 by EMS1

    Police said AMR paramedics saw Clarence Pate assaulting a woman in a vehicle, and one was assaulted by Pate after getting out to help […]


    Alleged kidnapping suspect assaults paramedic who stopped to help
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:17 by EMS1

    Police said AMR paramedics saw Clarence Pate assaulting a woman in a vehicle, and one was assaulted by Pate after getting out to help […]


    Mont. firefighter health and safety bill passes committee
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:13 by Firerescue1

    The Firefighter Protection Act aims to make workers’ compensation claims for job-related cancer easier for firefighters […]


    Mont. firefighter health and safety bill passes committee
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:13 by Firerescue1

    The Firefighter Protection Act aims to make workers’ compensation claims for job-related cancer easier for firefighters […]


    Mont. firefighter health and safety bill passes committee
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:13 by Firerescue1

    The Firefighter Protection Act aims to make workers’ compensation claims for job-related cancer easier for firefighters […]


    NM firefighter dies in off-duty domestic dispute
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 23:08 by Firerescue1

    Albuquerque police spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said officers responding to a domestic dispute found the body of Christian Reid, 25, outside an apartment comple […]


    Maine husband and wife who ran fire, EMS services abruptly resign
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 22:21 by Firerescue1

    Former Searsmont Fire Chief James Ames and Joanne Ames, former EMS manager, said conflict and bad feelings prefaced their departures […]


    Maine husband and wife who ran fire, EMS services abruptly resign
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 22:21 by EMS1

    Former Searsmont Fire Chief James Ames and Joanne Ames, former EMS manager, said conflict and bad feelings prefaced their departures […]


    Fla. county announces $5M EMS overhaul plan
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 22:16 by EMS1

    Volusia County officials unveiled a plan to enhance the EVAC system with seven ambulances, 28 EMS providers, new technology and nurse triage positions […]


    Fla. county announces $5M EMS overhaul plan
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 22:16 by EMS1

    Volusia County officials unveiled a plan to enhance the EVAC system with seven ambulances, 28 EMS providers, new technology and nurse triage positions […]


    5 FDNY firefighters hurt in blaze that killed 1
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 21:52 by Firerescue1

    The blaze killed a woman and her dog, who were alone in the house at the time of the fire […]


    Meet the New Arbitrator AS-1 Front View Camera
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 21:50 by Officer

    The Arbitrator AS-1 Front View Camera packs all the performance of our proven, i-Pro Extreme camera technology into a form factor so small it can mount out of your line of sight behind the rearview mirror. A powerful ⅓” sensor captures 1080p, high… […]


    Baltimore firefighters recall minutes before being rescued from burning home
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Josh Montague and Rebecca Budnick realize it could have been worse, but that didn’t make it any less scary when Montague fell through a burning home’s floor […]


    Watch San Francisco FFs Battle Fiery Gas Line Blast
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 19:43 by Firehouse

    The gas line explosion set fire to five San Francisco buildings and shot flames 40 feet in the air. […]


    7 things public safety officials need to know about Safe Haven laws
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 19:28 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel, P1 Contributor A Safe Haven law, also known as a Baby Moses law or a safe surrender law, allows a parent to surrender their baby to someone at a designated location without fear of being charged with abandonment. Approved safe haven lo… […]


    Vehicle Accessories 2019
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 19:22 by Melanie Basich

    Outfit your vehicle with the latest safety, security, and technological accoutrements. […]


    Vehicle Accessories 2019
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 19:22 by Melanie Basich

    Outfit your vehicle with the latest safety, security, and technological accoutrements. […]


    MD Governor Calls for Firefighter Pension Reform
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 17:28 by Firehouse

    At a press conference at the Eastport Volunteer Fire Company in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan introduced new bills that would give firefighters tax breaks on retirement benefits. […]


    CA Firefighters Contain Nitric Acid Spill
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:45 by Firehouse

    Around 20 Santa Rosa firefighters, hazardous-response team members and other first responders handled the spill at a business, which left an employee injured. […]


    CA Firefighters Contain Nitric Acid Spill
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:45 by Firehouse

    Around 20 Santa Rosa firefighters, hazardous-response team members and other first responders handled the spill at a business, which left an employee injured. […]


    ASPCA and NYPD Celebrate Five Years of Fighting Animal Abuse and Rescuing Victims Across NYC
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    More than 3,300 animals treated and nearly 700 arrests made through ground-breaking partnership […]


    The Sentinel e3 and Sentinel X e3 Triple Fuel Flashlights
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Because there is no such thing as having too many backup options on the street, ASP has introduced its first triple-fuel flashlights—the Sentinel e3 and Sentinel X e3. These lights ship with a 16340 Lithium-Ion battery that recharges inside the light,…. […]


    Pure Safety Group Unveils Two Next Generation Harnesses
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:10 by Firehouse

    The harnesses complete its Series line-up of three Guardian Fall Protection safety harnesses, with applications for keeping workers at height safe. […]


    Pure Safety Group Unveils Two Next Generation Harnesses
    Posted February 7th, 2019 @ 16:10 by Firehouse

    The harnesses complete its Series line-up of three Guardian Fall Protection safety harnesses, with applications for keeping workers at height safe. […]


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