January 17, 2019

Fire News Feeds

    OK Firefighters Raise Cash to Replace Defective Gear
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 18:31 by Firehouse

    As older equipment wears out, the Washington County Volunteer Fire Department is holding fundraisers to buy new sets of coats and pants. […]


    Photo of fallen Calif. rookie LEO sparks controversy on social media
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 18:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DAVIS, Calif. — The image of fallen California rookie officer Natalie Corona holding a flag has circulated around social media since her death on Jan. 10. Rich Lau, the photographer behind Corona’s photo, remembers the da… […]


    5 Texas officers fired following man’s death in custody, police say
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:58 by PoliceOne

    Kaley Johnson Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas — Five Fort Worth police officers were fired Tuesday for their roles in the death of a man who died in custody. In a statement, police identified the terminated officers as T. Stephens, D. Pritzker, C. Golden, H. Fellhauer and M. Miller. A sixth officer, S. Smith, […]


    Police: Woman Shot, Killed Man While Posing With Rifle for Snapchat
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:45 by Officer

    A Texas woman who fatally shot a man two days before Christmas was posing with a rifle for Snapchat when she accidentally pulled the trigger, according to an arrest affidavit filed on Monday. […]


    Report: Chicago Officers Were Ordered to Drive Supervisor’s Child to Station, Then Baby-Sit
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:31 by Officer

    Chicago’s government watchdog recommended a high-ranking Chicago police official face possible firing for directing officers under his supervision for nearly a year to drive his child from school to his police station in a squad car and baby-sit the ki… […]


    NH Firefighters Embrace 24-Hour Shifts
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:27 by Firehouse

    The change is part of a new contract between the city of Keene and the firefighters union, and it is move that has become popular among U.S. fire departments. […]


    Nurse Came to Aid of North Carolina Trooper After He Was Shot in the Face
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:21 by Officer

    Sherice Richardson, a nurse, said she was on her way to pick up her son from daycare Monday when she found North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Harrell bleeding from the head. […]


    Fire Prevention Officer
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:04 by Firehouse

    The Castle Rock, CO, Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Fire Prevention Officer. […]


    NY Senate Honors Ex-Firefighter Killed Saving Family
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 17:01 by Firehouse

    Former part-time Oneonta firefighter John D. Heller was given the Senate Liberty Medal for rescuing his fiancée and nephews from a burning apartment last month. […]


    Dan McCleese
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:52 by Firehouse

    Dan McCleese a fire and rescue captain in Northern Virginia. He is a graduate of Christopher Newport University. […]


    FHWorld19: Strategies and Tactics for Employee Fires
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:45 by Firehouse

    Jesse Quinalty previews the “Rescue Me: Strategies and Tactics for Employee Fires” precon session he’ll present at Firehouse World on March 25. […]


    The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    94% of collisions are due to human error. Unlike other drivers navigating the road, officers must continuously shift their driving focus to scan the environment for potential disturbances and use in-vehicle technology and communication devices. Mobiley… […]


    Mobileye
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    94% of collisions are due to human error. The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System helps protect officers while they’re on patrol. The System provides an ever-vigilant digital eye to monitor the risk of forward collisions, lane departures,… […]


    Elios Indoor Reconnaissance Drone
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Safe & Fast Indoor Operation: Increases safety in critical urban scenarios such as an isolates hooter, hostage situation, or terrorist attacks. Operates reliably underground, inside building, an in all sorts of enclosed spaces.All-in-One Solution for… […]


    Case Study: A Q&A with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Francis Hart is the Fleet Manager for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Here’s his experience with the Mobileye Collision Avoidance System. […]


    Mobileye
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    94% of collisions are due to human error. The Mobileye Collision Avoidance System helps protect officers while they’re on patrol. The System provides an ever-vigilant digital eye to monitor the risk of forward collisions, lane departures,… […]


    How to develop a tactical yoga routine
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 15:18 by PoliceOne

    By Jane Henson, P1 Contributor Tactical Movement for First Responders (TMFR), or tactical yoga, is a movement system specifically designed to help police officers avoid injury on the job and release stress for improved job performance. TMFR stretches m… […]


    TX Fire Department Wants to Buy Back Its Past
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 15:05 by Firehouse

    Greenville Fire-Rescue is collecting donations so it can buy back a restored, vintage fire apparatus, as well as pay for repairs on another vehicle the department already owns. […]


    How to stay safe before, during and after a pursuit
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 15:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan Marcou Technology is a key partner in the ongoing mission to improve officer safety. When you combine tech with proven policing tactics, you have a force multiplier that enhances safety for both officers and the citizens they serve. Now… […]


    NH bill would revoke police authority to use deadly force during arrests
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff CONCORD, N.H. — Members of New Hampshire law enforcement are standing up against legislation that would restrict police officer’s ability to use deadly force. The bill would revoke the legal authority officers have to use deadly force during an arrest, local news station WMUR 9 reports. Supporters say they […]


    NH bill would revoke police authority to use deadly force in effecting an arrest
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff CONCORD, N.H. — Members of New Hampshire law enforcement are standing up against legislation that would restrict police officer’s ability to use deadly force. The bill would revoke the legal authority officers have to use deadly force in effecting an arrest, local news station WMUR 9 reports. Supporters say […]


    4 ways officers can improve neighborhood relationships
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Booker HodgesAs our profession begins to transition from one generation to the next, I have noticed newer officers struggling with how they can individually improve neighborhood relations. Below are some tips I have practiced over the years to … […]


    Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed in Head-on Collision with Garbage Truck
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The New York Police Benevolent Association said on Facebook, “Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our brother, P.O. Brian Kessler, who was killed in a vehicle collision on his way home from work this morning. He was just 28 years old and had less tha… […]


    Eighth Circuit ruling: Multiple TASER use justified to stop violently resisting suspect
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike CallahanOn the night of September 22, 2013, Worth County Sheriff’s Deputy Isaac Short responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home in Northwood, Iowa. Upon arrival, Short entered the home and heard screams coming from a second-… […]


    3 Suspects Arrested in Murder of Louisiana Officer Chatéri Payne
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    According to a statement posted to the Shreveport Police Department Facebook page, 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson, and 22-year-old Lawrence Pierre now face charges of second degree murder. […]


    Texas K-9 Recovering After Being Struck by Gunfire in Violent Confrontation
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    A North Richland Hills (TX) Police Department K-9 was shot and wounded in a confrontation with a suicidal suspect during a standoff. […]


    Tennessee Man Fleeing Police Arrested for Striking Officer with Vehicle
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A man who was fleeing officers with the Knoxville (TN) Police Department has been arrested and now faces a host of charges after he struck an officer with his vehicle. […]


    OK Firefighters Revive Colleague Having Heart Attack
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:30 by Firehouse

    Chief Caleb Brewer and other Haskell firefighters performed CPR and used an Automatic External Defibrillator on a co-worker who suffered a heart attack at the station. […]


    Violent Subject Deploys Officer’s TASER on Officer During Struggle
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Smyrna (GA) Police Department were engaged in a violent struggle with a dangerous subject when the man gained control of one of the officer’s TASER and deployed it on one of the officers. […]


    Man Assaults Illinois Police Officer in Confrontation at Hospital
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    A man attacked an officer with the Evansville (IL) Police Department at a local hospital, reportedly breaking the officer’s nose and leaving him with other injuries. […]


    CHP Helicopter Transports Wounded K-9 to Medical Center for Treatment
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The California Highway Patrol posted on Facebook that it was called upon to help in the search for an attempted murder and arson suspect in the City of Vacaville. During the search, an officer was involved in a shooting with the subject, who then repor… […]


    California Coffee Shop to Donate $1 per Cup Served to Memorial Fund for Fallen Officer
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    From 0500 to 2300 hours on Thursday, January 17—the day before she is laid to rest at a ceremony expected to draw thousands of police officers and police supporters alike—a coffee shop in the California city of Santa Rosa will donate one dollar for eve… […]


    California Coffee Shop to Donate $1 Per Cup Served to Memorial Fund for Fallen Officer
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    From 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, a coffee shop in the California city of Santa Rosa will donate one dollar for every cup of coffee sold at its store to the Memorial Fund for fallen Davis, CA, Police Officer Natalie Corona. […]


    Wyoming Officer Wounded in 2018 Gunfight Decides to Retire
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    According to Laramie Live, 27-year-old Jacob Carlson is retiring to focus on his health and his family, saying “both my physical and mental health have steadily declined.” […]


    LAPD Uses UAV for First Time in Koreatown Standoff
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle for the first time during a standoff between SWAT and a robbery suspect in Koreatown late last week. […]


    Suspect dead in shooting of 3 Texas deputies serving search warrant
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike CallahanOdessa American, Texas ECTOR COUNTY, Texas — Serving warrants is more than just knocking on someone’s door and serving them with one. Three Ector County Sheriff’s deputies were shot while serving a warrant Monday night. All three, Josh Pool, Special Investigative Unit, Cody Smith, CID Investigator, and Ricky Rodriguez, Reserve Officer, were treated […]


    9mm: Caliber of Choice
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:11 by Melanie Basich

    More officers and law enforcement agencies are adopting 9mm caliber weapons. […]


    How to police from the heart in your community
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:05 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike CallahanBy Nick Borges, P1 Contributor “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead Seaside, California, is located on the central coast of the Monterey Peninsula. The peninsula is known for its beautiful beach fronts, world-renowned golf […]


    Student Group Calls Image of Fallen California Officer ‘Anti-Black’
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:03 by Officer

    UC Davis’ Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission criticized the picture of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona holding a Thin Blue Line flag, calling it “triggering” and “blatantly anti-Black” in a now-deleted Facebook. […]


    Student Group Calls Image of Fallen California Officer ‘Anti-Black’
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 14:03 by Officer

    UC Davis’ Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission criticized the picture of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona holding a Thin Blue Line flag, calling it “triggering” and “blatantly anti-Black” in a now-deleted Facebook. […]


    California Cop-Killer Was Prohibited From Owning Guns
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:56 by Officer

    Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, the assailant who gunned down Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night, was legally prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition because of a battery case from last September, court records show. […]


    California Cop-Killer Was Prohibited From Owning Guns
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:56 by Officer

    Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, the assailant who gunned down Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night, was legally prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition because of a battery case from last September, court records show. […]


    Data Being Collected for 2018 Combination FD Run Survey
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:48 by Firehouse

    Firehouse encourages combination fire departments to participate in the annual run survey. […]


    California Sheriff’s K-9 Wounded; Gunman Fatally Shot
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:48 by Officer

    A Placer County Sheriff’s dispatch center began receiving several 911 calls reporting a man brandishing a weapon and firing shots Tuesday night. […]


    California Sheriff’s K-9 Wounded; Gunman Fatally Shot
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:48 by Officer

    A Placer County Sheriff’s dispatch center began receiving several 911 calls reporting a man brandishing a weapon and firing shots Tuesday night. […]


    Police Advocacy Group’s Mission Gets Mobile Upgrade, Help From Retired Cop
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:42 by Officer

    WASHINGTON (Newswire.com) – The national law enforcement advocacy group Blue H.E.L.P., which supports resources for the often unmentioned mental health status of our police, is taking their mission mobile through the creation of a smart device app. The… […]


    Police Advocacy Group’s Mission Gets Mobile Upgrade, Help From Retired Cop
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:42 by Officer

    WASHINGTON (Newswire.com) – The national law enforcement advocacy group Blue H.E.L.P., which supports resources for the often unmentioned mental health status of our police, is taking their mission mobile through the creation of a smart device app. The… […]


    What You’d Change About Body Armor
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 13:22 by Doug Wyllie

    In an informal and highly subjective poll, POLICE asked officers what’s good and bad about ballistic vests and what needs improvement. […]


    Understanding the LEOSA Qualification Process
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 12:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers and agencies working to fulfill Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act qualifications should keep the process simple. […]


    Wis. LEO buys girl birthday cupcakes after hers were destroyed in car crash
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 12:40 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW LONDON, Wis. — A Wisconsin deputy saved a little girl’s birthday thanks to a kind gesture. Eight-year-old Journey Huey was on her way to school with her grandmother when theo two got into a car wreck, Fox 11 News reports. The two weren’t injured, but the cupcakes Journey and her grandmother […]


    Talking to the Community About Active Shooters
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 12:40 by William Harvey

    It may take some effort to convince people that attacks can happen in your town, but educating them in how to respond can be very beneficial to them and you. […]


    Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys IL Home, Spreads to Nearby Houses
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 12:09 by Firehouse

    An off-duty firefighter on his way to work Wednesday morning spotted the blaze involving three Northbrook homes. […]


    IN Firefighters Hurt as Blaze Guts 122-Year-Old Building
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 11:18 by Firehouse

    A police officer also was injured in a car crash as he was responding to Tuesday night’s extra=alarm fire in Hobart. […]


    Retiring NY Chief to Run Neighboring Department
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 10:17 by Firehouse

    Thomas O. Garrett retires as Troy’s fire chief this week, and he has been tapped to become the new part-time chief in Watervliet, nearly a mile away. […]


    Atlanta officer shoots, kills man stealing unmarked police car
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 10:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATLANTA — An Atlanta police officer has shot and killed a man accused of stealing an unmarked police vehicle at a gas station. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles tells news outlets a plainclothes officer was pumping gas in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday night when a man jumped into the driver’s seat […]


    Denmark, WI, Fire Dept. Rolls With 2,200-Gallon Tanker
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 09:53 by Firehouse

    Denmark. WI, Fire Department recently took delivery of a custom Marion Rescue & Fire Apparatus tanker. […]


    PA County Considers Paid Time off for Firefighters
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 09:47 by Firehouse

    Following a pipeline explosion last year, Beaver County officials are weighing whether to pay firefighters who are given excused absences for responding to emergency calls. […]


    3 arrested in death of La. officer leaving for work
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SHREVEPORT, La. — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence Pierre will be charged with second-degree homicide in the […]


    3 arrested in fatal shooting of rookie La. officer
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SHREVEPORT, La. — Three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Louisiana police officer preparing to go to work. KSLA-TV reports that Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said Tuesday that 38-year-old Glenn Frierson, 26-year-old Trevon Anderson and 22-year-old Lawrence Pierre will be charged with second-degree homicide in the […]


    Houston Firefighters Ask for Pay Parity Court Order
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 09:19 by Firehouse

    The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association is asking a judge to implement a voter-approved measure that forces the city to pay firefighters the same as police officers. […]


    FL Recruit’s Graduation Gift: Surprise Ceremony with Dad
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 08:56 by Firehouse

    When an Orange County Fire Rescue recruit’s dad couldn’t be at graduation, the firefighter’s crew surprised him with a special event. […]


    PA Firefighters Hurt in Fatal House Blaze
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 08:20 by Firehouse

    One firefighter suffered burns and another had breathing issues battling the Forward Township home fire Tuesday night. […]


    Chicago Police Department Adding More Than 300 New Officers
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 07:10 by Officer

    Chicago is getting new resources to help keep the city safe. More than 300 new officers are graduating from the academy on Tuesday, and the department is adding dozens of new high-definition cameras in some of the city’s busiest areas. […]


    Man Pulled From Water by Officers After Trying to Swim Across Icy Chicago River
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 07:04 by Officer

    It might be in the 20s outside, but that didn’t stop one man from trying to swim across the Chicago River. Luckily for him, a security guard spotted him in trouble, and police officers helped pull him to safety. […]


    3 steps to developing a sound extrication size-up
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Be efficient and focus on the priorities, and keeping patients, bystanders and your crew safe while planning an extrication […]


    ‘Gangster Rap’ Videos Lead Police to Some of Metro Atlanta’s Most Wanted
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 06:53 by Officer

    Social media and “gangster rap” videos led investigators to some of metro Atlanta’s most wanted people. […]


    Los Angeles County Sheriff Reinstates Fired Deputy
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 06:06 by Officer

    The move has heightened concerns from some inside and outside the department that Sheriff Alex Villanueva may weaken some of the reforms imposed following a major corruption scandal that brought down former Sheriff Lee Baca and many of his top assistants. […]


    Funeral Set for Illinois Trooper Killed in Crash
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Officer

    A funeral for Illinois State Police Trooper Christopher Lambert, who was struck by a car and killed along Interstate 294 over the weekend, has been set for Friday at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington. […]


    Texas Police Fire 5 Officers Months After Man Dies in Custody
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 05:56 by Officer

    Five Fort Worth officers were fired and two others were suspended without pay Tuesday after an investigation into the death of a man in police custody last summer. […]


    North Carolina Police Dispatcher Suffers Stroke While Taking Calls
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 05:51 by Officer

    High Point police dispatcher Matt Brown had just started taking calls in the call center on Jan. 5 when he started to feel odd. […]


    Student Detained at California College After Shooting Threat
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 05:42 by Officer

    Authorities detained a 30-year-old Citrus College student suspected of threatening to “shoot up” the school on Tuesday, leading to a more than six-hour lockdown of the Glendora campus. […]


    Felons Claim to be Federal Agents, Attack Miami Police Detective
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 05:36 by Officer

    A pair of felons told Cafe Versailles managers they were federal agents before they attacked a Miami police detective. […]


    Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Back on the Job After Being Struck by Drunk Driver in 2017
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 05:22 by Officer

    After over a year of recovery, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Reeves is back on the job after a drunk driver hit his parked patrol car, breaking his hip and ribs on November 2017. […]


    Product of the Day: TOMAR Electronics — MultiFunction Revolution Series Warning Lights
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    The Multifunction Revolution Series (mfR) features the latest and most reliable high-intensity and highly efficient LEDs. […]


    Thermo Scientific TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 01:00 by Officer

    Field-based narcotics, precursor and cutting agent testing […]


    The Rise of Hybrid Gangs
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 00:46 by POLICE Magazine

    On the street and even in prisons, gang culture is changing, and your investigative assumptions, methods, and practices must change as well. […]


    Cat Phones to Bring the Cat S48c Smartphone to Verizon Customers
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 00:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Cat phones has announced the availability of the Cat S48c rugged smartphone with U.S. wireless provider Verizon. The Cat S48c is designed to keep working even in tough environments. […]


    908 Devices’ HPMS Technology to Power Advanced Chemical Threat Detector for U.S. DOD
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 00:07 by POLICE Magazine

    908 Devices Inc. has announced the company will provide its High-Pressure Mass Spectrometry (HPMS) technology platform to the next phase of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) new Aerosol and Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (AVCAD) program, along with… […]


    Ohio EMS providers fighting for PTSD protocol speak out
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 00:07 by EMS1

    Anonymous paramedics shared their struggles with PTSD and urged the city to recognize mental trauma in their new contract […]


    Police officers honored for saving newborn in cardiac arrest
    Posted January 16th, 2019 @ 00:00 by EMS1

    Officers Austin Battcher, Ben Norris and Jesse Bratcher gave 6-week-old Avery CPR after her parents called 911 […]


    First responders on coffee run save woman in cardiac arrest
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 23:20 by EMS1

    Three firefighter-paramedics were stopping to get coffee when they were stopped by a friend of Janice Winter, who was about to go into cardiac arrest […]


    First responders on coffee run save woman in cardiac arrest
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 23:20 by Firerescue1

    Three firefighter-paramedics were stopping to get coffee when they were stopped by a friend of Janice Winter, who was about to go into cardiac arrest […]


    Va. firefighters march for better cancer coverage
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 23:12 by Firerescue1

    Hundreds of firefighters gathered in Richmond to advocate for a bill that would expand firefighter cancer coverage […]


    Opioid deaths in NC town decrease less than a year after program’s launch
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:26 by EMS1

    Greenboro’s GCSTOP prevents repeat overdoses by counseling “persistent users to enter treatment or adopt evidence-based harm-reduction practices” […]


    Houston firefighters ask judge to force pay parity implementation
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:21 by Firerescue1

    The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association sought a court order aiming to force the city to pay firefighters the same as police officers […]


    How to safely provide off-duty assistance at crash scenes
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:17 by EMS1

    Know when to stop, how much assistance to provide and how to hand off patient care to responding authorities […]


    How to safely provide off-duty assistance at crash scenes
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:17 by Firerescue1

    Know when to stop, how much assistance to provide and how to hand off patient care to responding authorities […]


    Okla. firefighters save colleague who suffered heart attack at station
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:12 by EMS1

    Johnny McCabe was treated by the fire chief and his fellow firefighters after he collapsed […]


    Okla. responders save colleague who suffered heart attack at station
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:12 by EMS1

    Johnny McCabe was treated by the fire chief and his fellow firefighters after he collapsed […]


    Okla. responders save colleague who suffered heart attack at station
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 22:12 by Firerescue1

    Johnny McCabe was treated by the fire chief and his fellow firefighters after he collapsed […]


    Crew brings graduation ceremony to recruit’s home after dad could not attend
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 21:57 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters intervened after Greg Ferone’s father, a retired Vietnam War Army captain, could not attend his graduation […]


    FDNY firefighter competes in The Rock’s ‘Titan Games’ on NBC
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 21:46 by Firerescue1

    Frank Sansonetti, who was on the scene at Ground Zero on 9/11, is competing against other athletes to be named a Titan […]


    CentralSquare Acquires Lucity to Enhance Public Safety Initiatives
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 20:17 by POLICE Magazine

    CentralSquare Technologies, a leader in public administration and public safety software, announced that it has acquired Lucity, a provider of enterprise asset management (EAM) software exclusively focused on the needs of local governments. […]


    They’re Watching Your Aircraft
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 20:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The bad guys can track law enforcement aircraft in flight using a variety of readily available tools. […]


    Staying Safe During Foot Pursuits
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 19:51 by Doug Wyllie

    From sudden medical emergency to ambush on officers, foot pursuits can turn deadly in an instant. […]


    Ex-WA Firefighter Settles in Free Speech Case
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 18:01 by Firehouse

    A former Spokane Valley firefighter has settled for $900,000 after a long legal battle over a public employee’s freedom of speech concerning religion. […]


    3 Texas Deputies Shot, Wounded Serving Search Warrant
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the sheriff, the three deputies were working as part of a SWAT team serving a narcotics search warrant. […]


    Watch Car Catch Fire on FL Turnpike
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:38 by Firehouse

    The car was being towed when it burst into flames near Pompano Beach, but firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze. […]


    Mich. city narcotics team receives $75K grant
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:38 by PoliceOne

    By Dean Cousino Monroe News The Monroe Area Narcotics Team Investigative Services (MANTIS) is getting a $75,000 grant for its drug enforcement operations in 2019. The Byrne Justice Assistance Grant is from the Michigan State Police, Grants and Communi… […]


    $500K grant funds new domestic violence unit for Pittsburgh PD
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:35 by PoliceOne

    By Megan Guza Pittsburgh Tribune A Pittsburgh police unit focused solely on domestic violence is in the works thanks to a $500,000 grant from the local Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. Legislation to accept the grant was introduced before City Council o… […]


    Ark., first responders receive $150K grant to train in ‘Stop the Bleed’
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:29 by PoliceOne

    By Region 8 Newsdesk JONESBORO, AR — The Blue and You Foundation awarded a $149, 973 grant to Stop the Bleeding Foundation. The money will be used to train both law enforcement officers and firefighters across Arkansas and Memphis in life-saving … […]


    $20K grant to aid Ariz. police in street enforcement
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 17:26 by PoliceOne

    Shaq Davis Arizona Daily Star TUCSON, Nev. — A new grant awarded to the Tucson Police Department will go towards increasing enforcement on city streets through September. The $20,000 Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Enforcement Grant will fund overt… […]


    Feeling stressed out? Here’s some advice from therapists who’ve taught officers how to cope
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 16:47 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by GovX By Yoona Ha, PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff The recent death of a Chicago officer who committed suicide was not just a tragic anomaly. It was the latest marker of an intractable problem that has affected officers for generations. One stud… […]


    Baron Threat Net for Public Safety
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The Baron Threat Net suite of products is an active weather monitoring and forecasting tool for public safety, featuring operations center, mobile and web-based accessibility. Baron Threat Net allows users to monitor weather and safety for situational…. […]


    ‘Code Blue’ Boot Collection
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The Code Blue collection, launching at retailers and online in summer 2019, features an advanced design and stretch-woven materials made for comfort, structure and support. Lighter and more flexible than traditional duty boots, Code Blue offers the… […]


    Photos: Crews Battle NC Warehouse Blaze
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 16:18 by Firehouse

    Firefighters from over 20 departments in three counties responded Friday to a large warehouse fire in Bunn that included a structural collapse. […]


    EVT of the Year Winner Takes Work Personally
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 16:07 by Firehouse

    Janet Wilmoth interviews the 2018 Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) of the Year, Al Hasenfratz, Master EVT with the Sylvania, OH, Fire Department. […]


    Mental Health Crisis Is a Social Problem, Not a Police Problem
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 15:59 by POLICE Magazine

    In a POLICE-exclusive interview, Robert Harris of the Los Angeles Police Protective League board of directors discusses the problems with making police act as the front-line problem solvers for the mental health crisis. […]


    MA Crews Make Ice Rescue Hours after Training
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 15:17 by Firehouse

    A teen who fell through the ice while skating on a pond in Westborough was saved by firefighters who had gone through cold-water rescue training hours earlier. […]


    Texas Police K-9 Wounded During Pursuit
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:51 by Officer

    A suspect and North Richland Hills Police K-9 Koba were injured Monday night in a shooting. […]


    CHP Motor Officer Injured in Collision with Big Rig on Bridge
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:44 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer—who has not yet been identified—was taken to a nearby hospital and later released. […]


    Texas Officer Shot at Traffic Stop Released from Hospital
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Will Johnson said on Twitter, “Our Officer has been released from the hospital. He has significant challenges ahead but for now he is home.” […]


    Chicago Mayoral Candidate Vows to Dismantle Gang Database
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle—who is running to be the next Mayor of Chicago—says she would make some significant changes to the way in which police in the Windy City conduct business. […]


    Florida Men Posed as Federal Agents, Arrested for Attack on Real Officers
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    Two South Florida men who posed as Federal agents for several days—reportedly approaching and accosting customers at a popular restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami—have been arrested and charged with falsely impersonating an officer, a… […]


    Family of Man Accused of Killing Utah Officer “Deeply Saddened”
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    The family of a man suspected of killing a 29-year-old officer with the Provo (UT) Police Department said in a statement that they are “deeply saddened” by the gunman’s actions. […]


    Judge Approves Outside Jury for Ex-Officer Accused of Killing Antwon Rose
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The ex-officer accused of shooting and killing 17-year-old Antwon Rose in June of 2018 will be allowed to have a jury from outside the area during his upcoming trial, a judge ruled on Monday. […]


    Nationwide Insurance Promotes Grain Bin Rescue Training for First Responders
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:35 by Firehouse

    For Grain Bin Safety Week, Feb. 17-23, Nationwide, in partnership with National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), is awarding rescuers rescue tubes and training. […]


    North Carolina Trooper Shot, Three Suspects in Custody
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The five-year veteran was transported to a nearby hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. […]


    Gunman Who Killed Rookie California Left Bizarre Suicide Note
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The man who shot and killed rookie officer Natalie Becky Corona of the Davis (CA) Police Department reportedly left a strange one-paragraph letter face up on his bed before killing himself. […]


    Gunman Who Killed Rookie California Officer Left Bizarre Suicide Note
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The man who shot and killed rookie officer Natalie Becky Corona of the Davis (CA) Police Department reportedly left a strange one-paragraph letter face up on his bed before killing himself. […]


    Arizona Entrepreneur Paints Limousine Bus in Thin Blue Line Theme
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    An Arizona entrepreneur who owns a large limousine concern has painted the newest vehicle in his fleet in a Thin Blue line Flag theme. […]


    Ohio State University Police Swears in First Female Chief
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    The Ohio State University Police Department welcomed its first female police chief in a ceremony held late last week. […]


    One Year After He Was Shot, South Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Returns to Work
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 13:06 by Officer

    York County Sheriff’s Sgt. Randy Clinton, who was wounded in a January 2018 attack by a suspect that left another officer dead, returned to work Monday. […]


    Ind. police release bodycam footage of blue-on-blue shooting
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    Jessica Schladebeck New York Daily News LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A police department in Indiana released alarming bodycam footage of an officer mistakenly shooting his partner in the back while searching an apartment for a fugitive earlier this week. Po… […]


    New Narcotics Disposal Solution for Law Enforcement
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 12:55 by Officer

    Sirchie, Inc. announces the release of NARKsafe™ NDA (Narcotic Disposal Agent), a drug disposal solution that enables the on-site disposal of drug evidence by law enforcement… […]


    US Government Customers can Now Utilize Outlook Mobile
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Officer

    Outlook Mobile Now Meets needs of customers with the highest Federal security and compliance requirements […]


    NC trooper shot in face during traffic stop, 3 suspects arrested
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 12:29 by PoliceOne

    Andrew Roman, Noah Feit, and Mark Price The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper remained hospitalized with serious injuries Tuesday after being shot during a traffic stop Monday afternoon in Wilson County in east… […]


    Texas woman drinking wine from Pringles can in Walmart parking lot banned
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 12:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Police in northern Texas say a woman has been banned from a local Walmart after she spent several hours driving an electric shopping cart around the store’s parking lot while drinking wine from a Pringles can. Police tell the Times Record News that officers responded to a report of […]


    Longtime OH Fire Investigator Dies at 90
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 11:55 by Firehouse

    “His investigation technique was impeccable and his attention to detail was unmatched,” Massillon Chief Tom Burgasser said of fire investigator Jack Darnell. […]


    Police: Man attacks paramedic, police after fleeing on golf cart
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 11:41 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff KEY LARGO, Fla. — A man was arrested after fleeing from police on a golf cart, attacking a paramedic and fighting with deputies, according to officials. Local 10 reported that Parks Terry was allegedly swerving and running stop signs in a golf cart and refused to stop as police chased him. Monroe […]


    Vitamin company designs supplement line for first responders
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 11:32 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff WENATCHEE, Wash. — A vitamin company designed a supplement pack to help first responders stay healthy during long shifts. Thin Fit Line launched the “Heroes Pack” for first responders, and founder Dan McBride credits his fire commissioner father, as well as his own experience as a volunteer firefighter, as motivation to help […]


    Dog Bites NY Firefighter During Two-Alarm Blaze
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 11:27 by Firehouse

    The firefighter was taken to the hospital as a precaution following the dog attack while battling a fire involving two homes in Buffalo. […]


    Head of New Orleans police academy to be next chief
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — The head of New Orleans’ police academy will be the city’s next police chief, the mayor announced Monday. Cmdr. Shaun Ferguson’s promotion to superintendent will mean “we can make the best transition possible,” Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a livestreamed news conference. He will replace Superintendent Michael Harrison, who announced […]


    Firefighter issued same badge number as father who died in line of duty
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff CLEVELAND, Ohio — A new firefighter paid homage to his father, who died in the line of duty, by using his badge number. FOX News reported Justin Leon recently took the oath of office after graduating from the Fire Training Academy Class. Leon’s father, Cleveland Police Department Officer Wayne Leon, was shot […]


    Ga. officers fatally shoot gunman at dermatology office
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Authorities say police fatally shot a gunman who had taken hostages at a dermatology office in Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the shooting Monday morning in Gainesvil… […]


    Ga. officers fatally shoot gunman holding hostages at dermatology office
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Authorities say police fatally shot a gunman who had taken hostages at a dermatology office in Georgia. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the shooting Monday morning in Gainesvil… […]


    New Company ‘Aria Insights’ Turns Drone Collected Data Into Actionable Intelligence
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    From the team at CyPhy Works, Aria Insights is launching to better analyze the massive amount of data drones collect to provide greater safety insights and higher quality intelligence to the public safety, oil & gas, and other commercial sectors. […]


    New Company ‘Aria Insights’ Turns Drone Collected Data Into Actionable Intelligence
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    From the team at CyPhy Works, Aria Insights is launching to better analyze the massive amount of data drones collect to provide greater safety insights and higher quality intelligence to the public safety, oil & gas, and other commercial sectors. […]


    WI Department Down to Five Fire Chief Candidates
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:20 by Firehouse

    The list of finalists for Janesville Fire Department’s top spot includes Jim Ponkauskas, the interim chief taking over after Randy Banker retired last week. […]


    NJ man who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility dead
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — An armed man who entered a UPS processing facility Monday morning and held two women hostage for several hours was shot and killed by police as he left the building with the women, authorities said. Several officers fired at William Owens, 39, of Sicklerville, New Jersey, the state Attorney […]


    Three Texas Sheriff’s Deputies Shot While Serving Warrant
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 10:07 by Officer

    Three Ector County Sheriff’s deputies involved in a shooting in north Odessa Monday night were all listed in fair condition and later released from the hospital, but authorities were still looking for a third possible suspect who may be still at large. […]


    3 deputies shot while serving search warrant at Texas home
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ODESSA, Texas — Police in Texas say three deputies have been shot and wounded while serving a search warrant at a home in Odessa. Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis says officers returned fire and one person was killed during the … […]


    Ex-EMS Volunteer Allegedly Touched Teen at TX Fire Station
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 09:23 by Firehouse

    The 42-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old girl at a South Houston Fire Department station last year. […]


    WA Fire Department Wants Voters to OK $113M Tax Levy
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 08:38 by Firehouse

    The proposed tax rate would be a 10-cent increase for the Spokane Valley Fire Department, and it would be used to help pay for salaries and equipment. […]


    South Dundas, Ontario, Puts Large Tanker in Service
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firehouse

    South Dundas Fire & Emergency Services, Ontario, Canada, has put in service a 3,000-gallon poly wet-side tanker built by Battleshield Industries Ltd. […]


    Slain Utah Police Officer Laid To Rest
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 06:42 by Officer

    Thousands of people gathered Saturday to honor the life and service of Provo Police Officer Joseph Shinners, who was killed in the line of duty in early January. […]


    K-9 Sniffs Out Electronic Devices to Solve Child Porn Cases
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 06:39 by Officer

    A rescue dog named Bear has become a critical part of solving some of the most notorious child pornography cases. […]


    Massachusetts Police Officer Rescues Baby Owl
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 06:31 by Officer

    A Lincoln police officer rescued an injured baby owl. […]


    Ohio Girl Calls Police on Father After He Takes Away Cell Phone
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Officer

    According to police, when the officers arrived, a 16-year-old girl at the home accused her father of stealing her cell phone. […]


    Stormy Daniels Sues Columbus Police Officers
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:56 by Officer

    Adult film star Stormy Daniels filed suit against Columbus vice officers who arrested her at a strip club at the capitol city in July, claiming the officers violated her constitutional rights when bringing trumped-up charges that were later dropped. […]


    Retired Massachusetts Officer, Wife Killed in Crash With Wrong-Way Driver
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:51 by Officer

    Former Townsend Police Sgt. John Johnson and his wife Heidi were killed Thursday evening in Epping, New Hampshire after a wrong-way driver collided with their car on Route 101. […]


    Former Chicago Police Officer Faces Sentencing
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:43 by Officer

    A Cook County judge will decide former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s fate later this week. […]


    Maryland Trooper Helps Deliver Baby on Side of Highway
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:37 by Officer

    A Maryland State Police Trooper Esai Cunningham was at the right place at the right time as he helped deliver a baby late Sunday evening on the side of a busy highway road in Prince George’s County. […]


    Nebraska Police Officer’s Leg Broken During Struggle
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:30 by Officer

    A Lincoln police officer was assaulted and suffered a broken leg Thursday while transporting a man to the Crisis Center. […]


    Ark., first responders receive $150K grant to train in ‘Stop the Bleed’
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:29 by Firerescue1

    The money will be used to train both law enforcement officers and firefighters across Arkansas and Memphis in life-saving techniques […]


    The impact of a government shutdown on public safety
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:26 by Firerescue1

    Here’s a breakdown of who is considered “essential” and “nonessential” during a federal government shutdown […]


    The impact of a government shutdown on public safety
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:26 by EMS1

    Here’s a breakdown of who is considered “essential” and “nonessential” during a federal government shutdown […]


    The impact of a government shutdown on public safety
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:26 by EMS1

    Here’s a breakdown of who is considered “essential” and “nonessential” during a federal government shutdown […]


    North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Shot in the Face; Gunman Sought
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:23 by Officer

    North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Harrell was shot in the face Monday night, but officials said that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. […]


    North Carolina Trooper Shot
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 05:23 by Officer

    North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper D.C. Harrell remained hospitalized with serious injuries Tuesday after being shot during a traffic stop Monday afternoon in Wilson County […]


    Product of the Day: Task Force Tips — Oasis Hydrant Assist Valve
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    The Oasis is the perfect choice for dramatic water supply improvements when used with poorly performing hydrants, long rural water delivery relays or small diameter hose operations. […]


    Firefighter at Gym Saves FL Cop Having Heart Attack
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:49 by Firehouse

    An off-duty Daytona Beach firefighter performed CPR on a fellow gym-goer — a Daytona Beach police officer — who suffered a heart attack while working out. […]


    Firefighter at Gym Saves FL Cop Having Heart Attack
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:49 by Firehouse

    An off-duty Daytona Beach firefighter performed CPR on a fellow gym-goer — a Daytona Beach police officer — who suffered a heart attack while working out. […]


    Rural CA Fire District Picks New Chief from Within
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:46 by Firehouse

    The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District board received more than two dozen applications before promoting former Capt. Michael Whorton to the position. […]


    Officials: Americans more likely to die from opioid overdose than in vehicle crash
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:20 by EMS1

    The National Safety Council found that the odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose were 1 in 96 […]


    Firefighter saves Vietnam vet’s US flag from burning home
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:17 by Firerescue1

    Toledo Fire and Rescue Firefighter and Navy veteran Allen Skomer said he couldn’t let the flag “just go to waste” […]


    Pa. city to address long ambulance response times
    Posted January 15th, 2019 @ 00:09 by EMS1

    Hazleton Councilman and volunteer firefighter Tony Columbo said that while he understands there is a staffing shortage, residents can’t afford to wait in an emergency […]


    Police: Man attacks paramedic, police after fleeing on golf cart
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 23:41 by EMS1

    Officials said Parks Terry fled from police on a golf cart and locked himself inside a house, where he later attacked a paramedic who came inside […]


    Vitamin company designs supplement line for first responders
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 23:32 by EMS1

    Thin Fit Line Founder Dan McBride designed the “Heroes Pack” to help first responders take care of themselves “during those long stressful hours” […]


    Vitamin company designs supplement line for first responders
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 23:32 by Firerescue1

    Thin Fit Line Founder Dan McBride designed the “Heroes Pack” to help first responders take care of themselves “during those long stressful hours” […]


    Firefighter issued same badge number as father who died in line of duty
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 22:53 by Firerescue1

    Justin Leon paid homage to his dad, Cleveland Police Department Officer Wayne Leon, who was shot and killed in 2000 […]


    EMS provider gets prison time in fatal ambulance crash
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 22:49 by EMS1

    Jeffrey Gable was sentenced to at least six months in prison for his role in a 2016 ambulance crash that killed a passenger and another driver […]


    Suspected drunk driver crashes into Texas fire station
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 22:41 by Firerescue1

    Police arrested the driver, Abdimasir Osman Adan, on charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to leave ID; no firefighters were hurt in the crash […]


    Firefighter saves police officer having heart attack at gym
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 22:06 by Firerescue1

    Firefighter James Axiotis performed CPR and asked a bystander to get an AED and delivered a shock to Officer Sean Walker after he collapsed […]


    What EMS leaders need to know about unconscious bias
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 20:53 by EMS1

    Understanding your unconscious biases will make hiring decisions, disciplinary choices, relationships and clinical care more equitable […]


    Active shooter training: Teacher TCCC
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 20:33 by EMS1

    Training teachers in trauma casualty care to increase survival during active shooting incidents at schools […]


    My Technology Can…Help You Rapidly Identify Suspects
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 20:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Veritone’s IDentify uses facial recognition and artificial intelligence to search your databases and identify persons of interest in video. […]


    Great Leadership Requires Humility
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 20:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Law enforcement leaders could learn a thing or two from the example of President George Herbert Walker Bush. […]


    Trauma Care for the Soul
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 19:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Suicide kills more of our fellow officers than any other cause, and we can’t help them if we ignore their pain. […]


    Things That Matter Most
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 19:38 by Dave Smith

    Don’t wait until tragedy strikes to recognize the importance of taking a moment to ensure your safety. […]


    How to Prepare for the Sergeant’s Promotion
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 19:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Your preparatory efforts for career advancement are not a sprint; they are a marathon. If you want to be better prepared than your competition, then prepare better than your competition. […]


    Looking Back: Barack Obama, AEDs, and AIDS
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 19:00 by Melanie Basich

    In past January issues, POLICE covered law enforcement officers’ fears as a Democrat was entering the White House, tools for rendering aid to heart attack victims, and tips for communicable disease protection. […]


    AZ Department Features Its 2018 Baby Boom
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 18:31 by Firehouse

    A ladder apparatus was needed to make sure the 42 babies born last year with parents in the Phoenix Fire Department could all fit in the photo. […]


    SRO removed after issuing principal parking ticket, union wants inquiry
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 17:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WARREN, Ohio — Police union members plan to attend an upcoming school district meeting to ask for an investigation into why a school resource officer was removed after issuing a ticket to a principal who had repeatedly parked i… […]


    Video: Illinois Police Officers, Firefighters Rescue Boy Who Fell Through Frozen Pond
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 17:28 by Officer

    An 11-year-old boy who fell through the ice on a Naperville retention pond was rescued Sunday afternoon by the Naperville fire and police departments, authorities said. […]


    Stormy Daniels sues Ohio LEOs over strip club arrest
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 17:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Porn star Stormy Daniels sued several Columbus police officers Monday for $2 million over her arrest at a strip club last summer, an incident that sparked criticism of the law used to arrest her and led to other lawsuits against the city. Daniels’ federal defamation lawsuit alleges that officers conspired […]


    Firefighter/EMT
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 16:40 by Firehouse

    Junction City, KS, is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT. […]


    Galco Introduces Holsters for New Glock Pistols
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 16:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Galco Gunleather is introducing multiple holster fits for the new Glock 43X and 48 pistols. […]


    Meopta USA Introduces New Dichroic Reticle Technology with Battery-Free Illumination
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 15:41 by Officer

    Meopta USA is now offering groundbreaking new dichroic reticle technology in its MeoStar 3-12×56 riflescopes. […]


    No Firefighters Hurt After Car Hits TX Firehouse
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Firehouse

    The driver, 26, was arrested and charged Monday with driving while intoxicated and failure to leave ID stemming from the accident in Grand Prairie. […]


    Second Chance Offers Addicts Opportunity to Seek Treatment
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 15:26 by Officer

    Instead of handcuffs and a holding cell, drug addicts who walk into the Scranton Police Department and turn over their contraband soon might find a helping hand. […]


    Urban Sheriffs Flee ICE Program as Small Counties Join Trump’s Deportation Push
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 15:12 by Officer

    Activists in North Carolina’s two largest cities, Charlotte and Raleigh, knocked on an estimated 12,000 doors last year to talk to voters about immigration and upcoming sheriff elections. […]


    Gunman Wounded, Ending Hostage Standoff at UPS Facility in New Jersey
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 15:04 by Officer

    A standoff between police and a gunman who took his ex-girlfriend and another woman hostage at a UPS facility in Gloucester County ended after about 3 1/2 hours Monday, when the suspect was shot and wounded. […]


    After Battling Crime and Corruption in New Orleans, Michael Harrison Aims to Take the Fight to Baltimore
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:54 by Officer

    Michael Harrison says his experience will help him ensure “fair, thorough and just investigations” into alleged misconduct, so that “justice is served and the citizens feel we have the capacity to honestly and objectively investigate ourselves.” […]


    Motorola Solutions Adds Si200 Body-Worn Camera to its Digital Evidence Ecosystem
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The compact and lightweight Si200 body-worn camera captures high-definition video and features additional advanced capabilities, Motorola Solutions says. The importance of an integrated ecosystem for digital evidence management becomes clear when foota… […]


    FFs Battle Elements Extinguishing Four-Alarm MA Blaze
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:47 by Firehouse

    Firefighters struggled with ice and cold temperatures Monday as they battled a Cambridge fire that displaced 19 people. […]


    California K-9 Dies Suddenly
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    K-9 Arco was recently diagnosed with a congenital heart condition, which was suspected to be the cause of his death. […]


    Minnesota Officer Wounded, K-9 Killed at Domestic Dispute Call
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Duluth (MN) Police Department was wounded and a K-9 was killed when shots rang out during a standoff with an armed man at a domestic dispute call on Sunday night. […]


    Off-Duty Illinois Trooper Struck and Killed While Responding to a Traffic Collision
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Trooper Christopher Lambert was reportedly out of his car, offering assistance at the scene of a three-vehicle crash when a vehicle struck him. […]


    Zistos Introduces ZistosHD Wireless Tactical Pole Camera System
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The new ZistosHD Tactical Pole Camera System is a state-of-the-art encrypted wireless system that supports true 1080P HD, low latency video and can be viewed on a laptop, tablet, or smart phone. […]


    Off-Duty Ohio Officer Dies of Brain Tumor
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Boardman (OH) Police Department has succumbed to a brain tumor. […]


    South Carolina Deputy Struck by Car Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A deputy with the Greenville County (SC) Sheriff’s Office was reportedly struck by a vehicle that suddenly drove at him as he responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle. […]


    Suspect Shot, Hostages Freed at New Jersey UPS Facility
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    ​Police in Logan Township, NJ, were able to shoot, wound, and arrest a suspect who reportedly took two women hostage at a UPS facility on Monday. […]


    Florida Police Find Stolen Watches in Suspect’s Vagina
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Miami Springs (FL) Police Department said they found four stolen Rolex watches inside a suspect’s vagina during a strip search late last week. […]


    Washington Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Lakewood (WA) Police Department were responding to a call of a man armed with a knife when the subject reportedly moved toward them in a threatening manner, forcing police to open fire with their service weapons. […]


    Gaining the ‘EDGE’ on virtual training for schools and first responders
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Becky Lewis TechBeat Magazine What if you could take care of all your emergency training needs, such as active shooter, fire, and major storm, with one tool? What if that to… […]


    How one retired cop makes a positive impact with private security
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Sponsored by Signal 88 Security By Rachel Zoch, PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Public safety is a passion for Mark McClure, even after retiring from the force. McClure worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years, the first 18 with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, then […]


    Here’s one way you can continue to protect and serve while building your own business
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Sponsored by Signal 88 Security By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus Signal 88 Security was founded in 2003 by a deputy sheriff with a mission of providing peace of mind thro… […]


    Quiz: Retirement – should you go fishing or become your own boss?
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 14:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Sponsored by Signal 88 Security By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Some people look forward to a little R&R or checking off their bucket list after retiring. Others crave new adv… […]


    Man who killed Calif. rookie claims he was hit by ultrasonic waves
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — The man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer left a letter on the bed in the home where he lived claiming police bombarded him with ultrasonic waves, officials said. Police in the college town of Davis near Sacramento on Saturday made public the one-paragraph letter they said […]


    Calif. cop killer left bizarre suicide note claiming he was hit by ‘ultrasonic waves’
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — The man who shot and killed a rookie California police officer left a letter on the bed in the home where he lived claiming police bombarded him with ultrasonic waves, officials said. Police in the college town of Davis near […]


    Criminalizing 1st-time DUIs is a tough sell in Wis.
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 13:06 by PoliceOne

    MADISON, Wis. — With a new Democratic ally in the governor’s office, a handful of Republican lawmakers are pushing for Wisconsin to join the rest of the country and criminalize first-offense drunken driving. On paper it might look like a can’t-miss bipartisan initiative, but it’s not that easy in a state where beer is so […]


    Minnesota Shootout Ends With Suspect and K-9 Dead; Officer Wounded
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 13:04 by Officer

    A domestic situation Sunday ended in a shooting that left a man and Duluth Police K-9 Haas dead and Officer Aaron Haller wounded. […]


    Minnesota Shootout Ends With Suspect and K-9 Dead; Officer Wounded
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 13:04 by Officer

    A domestic situation Sunday ended in a shooting that left a man and Duluth Police K-9 Haas dead and Officer Aaron Haller wounded. […]


    Calif. standoff ends after police use robot to deliver vape pen to suspect
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:58 by PoliceOne

    NOVOTO, Calif. — Police brought an hour-long standoff to an end with the help of negotiators and a robot. The Jan. 12 incident occurred when the suspect, Juan Roman, became upset with a gas station manager over an issue with the pump, Marin Inde… […]


    Fla. police find stolen Rolex watches in suspect’s vagina
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI SPRINGS, Fla. — Police found four Rolex watches in a woman’s vagina during a strip search. According to the Miami Herald, the woman stole a businessman’s expensive Rolex watches while on a date. Delajurea Broo… […]


    Police, EMS union disputing after paramedic bitten by patient
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:41 by PoliceOne

    By EMS1 Staff DETROIT — A union is disputing with police over a response to a mentally ill girl after a paramedic was assaulted by the patient. The Detroit News reported that an EMS crew and police officers responded to a call about a 17-year-old girl who was being violent with her family and threatening […]


    2 female victims unharmed after UPS hostage situation in NJ
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Prosecutors say an armed man burst into a UPS facility in New Jersey and took two female workers hostage before officers stormed in and resolved the ordeal. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says t… […]


    Assistant Fire Chief
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:11 by Firehouse

    The city of Ely, NV, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Fire Chief. […]


    OH Fire Department Struggles With Staffing
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 12:07 by Firehouse

    Canton Township Fire Chief Christopher Smith worries about fatigue and burnout in the ranks as more part-time firefighters leave for other departments. […]


    Eight NC Fire Apparatus Stuck After Bridge Collpases
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 11:48 by Firehouse

    Vehicles from three different fire departments — Weaverville, Reems Creek and Reynolds — were stranded on their way to a cabin that was on fire over the weekend. […]


    Eight NC Fire Apparatus Stuck After Bridge Collapses
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 11:48 by Firehouse

    Vehicles from three different fire departments — Weaverville, Reems Creek and Reynolds — were stranded on their way to a cabin that was on fire over the weekend. […]


    New HD Si200 Body-Camera One More Step to an Integrated Ecosystem for Digital Evidence Management
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Officer

    New body-worn camera latest addition to end-to-end evidence solution […]


    Cleveland FF Breaks Hand in Home Fire
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:51 by Firehouse

    A falling window sent a Cleveland firefighter to the hospital early Monday. Another firefighter suffered a strained back battling the blaze. […]


    Minn. OIS ends with suspect and K-9 dead, officer wounded
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:49 by PoliceOne

    Tim Harlow Star Tribune (Minneapolis) DULUTH, Minn. — A domestic situation Sunday in Duluth ended in a shooting that left a man and police K-9 dead and an officer wounded. Officers responded to a call about a domestic assault with a weapon at a h… […]


    PA Sunoco Energy Terminal Gets Specialized Articulating Aerial
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:27 by Firehouse

    Sunoco Partners Marketing Terminal LP/Energy Transfer, in Marcus Hook, PA, Industrial complex, has taken delivery of a specialized articulating T-Rex aerial built by Rosenbauer. The unit is built on a Rosenbauer RBM Commander cab and chassis, powered b… […]


    Maxxess to showcase latest advances in visitor management, hospitality and corporate risk control at Intersec 2019
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:13 by Officer

    Innovative solutions on show at Intersec, Dubai (20-21 January 2019) stand SA-H12 […]


    Vector Solutions Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of Oregon-based CrewSense
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:11 by Officer

    Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and performance support solutions, expands its capabilities with the acquisition of CrewSense. […]


    Highway Police Finds Productivity Gains Uploading Video via FirstNet
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 10:06 by Officer

    WatchGuard Announces LTE Connectivity for 4RE In-Car Video System […]


    Watch FFs Rescue IL Boy from Frozen Pond
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:55 by Firehouse

    Naperville firefighters pulled the 11-year-old boy from an apartment retention pond after he fell through the ice and became stuck in the muddy bottom. […]


    Pa. police ‘Second Chance’ program offers addicts opportunity to seek treatment
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    Jon O’Connell The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. SCRANTON, Pa. — Instead of handcuffs and a holding cell, drug addicts who walk into the Scranton Police Department and turn over their contraband soon might find a helping hand. A new program called Second Chance PA, which has had success in other parts of the state, would allow […]


    Alabama Officer Killed while Responding to Car Burglary, Second Officer Critically Wounded
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers approached a suspect in the break-ins and began patting him down to see if he was armed, Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith said at an early morning press conference. The suspect reportedly drew a gun and began firing at the officers. […]


    NC man shoots self at police facility
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, N.C. — Authorities say a man arrested in North Carolina killed himself during a standoff that began when an officer determined the man was still carrying a gun. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the man died early Sunday after a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the security fence at the Polk law […]


    Jet Pilot Named New CT Fire Chief
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:23 by Firehouse

    As Derby’s new chief, Robert Laskowski Jr., a 22-year veteran of the East End Hose company, wants to increase the number of volunteers training to be firefighters. […]


    Meet Law Enforcement Training Objectives with Virtual and Live-Fire Solutions
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    From the classroom to the range, bridge your agency’s training gaps with new offerings from Meggitt Training Systems. […]


    The Top Products of LEPN 2018
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    Based on inquiries from readers like you, these were the most popular products Law Enforcement Product News published in 2018. […]


    Officer.com’s 10 Most Wanted Products (from last year)
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    The most viewed products on Officer.com from 2018. Brought to you by Law Enforcement Product News. […]


    FF Suffers Burns to Ears in Two-Alarm PA Fire
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 08:54 by Firehouse

    The West Hazleton firefighter sustained the second-degree burns battling the blaze, which caused part of the house to collapse. […]


    Hundreds Attend Vigil to Honor Slain California Police Officer
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 06:52 by Officer

    Central Park in downtown Davis was blanketed in the flickering lights of candles Saturday night as hundreds filled the park for a memorial honoring fallen Davis police Officer Natalie Corona. […]


    Florida Trooper Recalls Saving Man From Jumping Off Bridge
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    The Florida Highway Patrol said they got a call about a “suspicious person” standing on the wall of the bridge in the northbound lanes of the roadway at about 1 p.m. Sunday, affecting traffic.  […]


    Boy With Terminal Disease Becomes Police Chief for a Day
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 06:42 by Officer

    Meet Reno Police Department’s newest chief. From the streets to the cells, 9-year-old Ben Anderson took his role seriously. […]


    Woman Busts Into Pennsylvania Police Station to See Officer She Was Obsessed With
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 06:11 by Officer

    A Pennsylvania woman who became fixated with a law enforcement officer who arrested her last year is in jail again after bashing her way into a police station. […]


    California Sheriff’s K-9 Dies Suddenly
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 06:05 by Officer

    K-9 Deputy Arco died suddenly on Saturday night, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced on Facebook. […]


    Florida K-9 Saved by ‘Narcan’ After Ecstasy Exposure
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:58 by Officer

    Brevard County Sheriff’s K-9 Jake suffered a severe reaction while sniffing for possible drugs in passenger luggage Wednesday at Port Canaveral. […]


    Rookie California Police Officer Was Ambushed by Bystander
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:51 by Officer

    The shooting death of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona Thursday night began with a routine collision that spiraled out of control when a bystander suddenly opened fire on Corona at close range. […]


    Slain Alabama Police Officer ‘Wanted to Make a Difference’
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:45 by Officer

    Birmingham Police Sgt. Wytasha Carter was killed early Sunday morning died doing his life’s work – trying to make the world around him a better place . A safer place. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Officer Accidentally Shoot Fellow Cop
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:34 by Officer

    A police department in Indiana released dramatic body camera footage of an officer mistakenly shooting his partner in the back while searching an apartment for a fugitive. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Officer Accidentally Shoot Fellow Cop
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:34 by Officer

    A police department in Indiana released dramatic body camera footage of an officer mistakenly shooting his partner in the back while searching an apartment for a fugitive. […]


    NYPD Commissioner Strongly Defends Actions of Officers in Use of Force Incident
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:26 by Officer

    “There is a lot more to the story,” NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill said of a cellphone video of two officers tussling with two men outside a Washington Heights subway station. […]


    NYPD Commissioner Strongly Defends Actions of Officers in Use of Force Incident
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 05:26 by Officer

    “There is a lot more to the story,” NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill said of a cellphone video of two officers tussling with two men outside a Washington Heights subway station. […]


    Kan. fire marshal gives grant funding to 70 volunteer depts.
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 03:21 by EMS1

    Funds through the Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Program were awarded to various volunteer/part-time fire departments across the state […]


    Kan. fire marshal gives grant funding to 70 volunteer depts.
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 03:21 by Firerescue1

    Funds through the Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Program were awarded to various volunteer/part-time fire departments across the state […]


    Mass. governor vetoes flame retardant furniture ban
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 00:50 by Firerescue1

    Gov. Charlie Baker rejected a bill that would have banned the sale of furniture, bedding and children’s clothing if it contained flame-retardant chemicals […]


    Police, EMS union disputing after paramedic bitten by patient
    Posted January 14th, 2019 @ 00:41 by EMS1

    “This is what happens when police runs continue to be pawned off on EMS,” a paramedic said on social media while recovering from a deep bite wound […]


    Veteran Idaho paramedic dies in off-duty rollover crash
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 23:26 by EMS1

    Kevin Luby, who had been a paramedic since 2005, died at the scene of the crash after his vehicle drifted off the road before overturning […]


    Veteran Ore. paramedic dies in off-duty rollover crash
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 23:26 by EMS1

    Kevin Luby, who had been a paramedic since 2005, died at the scene of the crash after his vehicle drifted off the road before overturning […]


    Responders remove patient from ambulance just before it erupts in flames
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 23:20 by Firerescue1

    A Sauk County EMS crew was transporting a patient in emergency mode when flames began shooting out from under the rig, forcing the crew to pull over and evacuate […]


    Responders remove patient from ambulance just before it erupts in flames
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 23:20 by EMS1

    A Sauk County EMS crew was transporting a patient in emergency mode when flames began shooting out from under the rig, forcing the crew to pull over and evacuate […]


    Fla. firefighter files disability discrimination lawsuit against dept.
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    Eduardo Mesa is at least the fourth Palm Beach County firefighter to file a discrimination or harassment lawsuit […]


    Police: Minn. EMT ‘slashed’ with knife by restrained patient
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:44 by EMS1

    The EMT said Katerina Lundberg pulled out a folding knife when the ambulance arrived at the hospital and slashed him on his cheek […]


    Pa. firefighter suffers burns to ears in house blaze
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:36 by Firerescue1

    A fire official at the scene said everyone got out of the residence safely but a firefighter suffered second-degree burns to the ears […]


    Video: First responders rescue boy from frozen retention pond
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:00 by EMS1

    The responders threw the boy a rescue disc on a rope, which was used to pull him to the surface of the icy pond and hoist him onto dry land […]


    Video: First responders rescue boy from frozen retention pond
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:00 by Firerescue1

    The responders threw the boy a rescue disc on a rope, which was used to pull him to the surface of the icy pond and hoist him onto dry land […]


    Quiz: Test your knowledge of the 2019 AHA guidelines for cardiac care
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 22:00 by EMS1

    Do you know the most current protocols for treating arrhythmia, cardiac arrest and other heart conditions? […]


    1 dead, 4 in critical condition at mass overdose in Calif. house
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 20:54 by EMS1

    Chico police Chief Mike O’Brien said the mass overdose appears to have been largely caused by the dangerous opioid fentanyl […]


    Ex-NE Medic Sharing His PTSD Battle
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 16:58 by Firehouse

    Former Lincoln Fire & Rescue paramedic Rob Ravndal is sharing his experiences with PTSD to help change cultural attitudes toward first responders. […]


    Alabama Police Officer Fatally Shot; Second Officer Critically Wounded
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 16:04 by Officer

    Birmingham Police Sgt. Wytasha Carter was killed and another officer was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday outside a downtown nightclub. […]


    Watch NJ Crews Battle Blaze at Vacant Home
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Firehouse

    Lengthy raw video shows Newark firefighters battling a second-alarm blaze at a vacant dwelling on Saturday night. […]


    FFs Hailed for NC Fallen Tree Rescue
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    Firefighters are being hailed for their efforts after a falling tree sliced a Black Mountain mobile home in half, trapping a 6-year-old boy for 90 minutes. […]


    Association Recovering from MA Chief’s Theft
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 11:53 by Firehouse

    The Hudson Firefighters Relief Association is rising from the ashes after more than $60,000 was stolen from the organization’s fund by the former chief. […]


    Ill. state trooper struck, killed during crash investigation
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 11:43 by PoliceOne

    Jeremy Gorner, Rosemary Sobol and Elvia Malagon Chicago Tribune NORTHBROOK, Il. — An Illinois state trooper has been killed while on duty responding to a traffic crash on I-294 in the Northbrook area, state police and sources said. Trooper Christopher Lambert was on his way home just before 4:45 p.m. when he came across a […]


    Ala. officer fatally shot, second critically injured in nightclub shooting
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Two Alabama officers and a suspect were shot outside a nightclub early Sunday morning. The shooting began when a plainclothes Birmingham officer spotted at least one suspect checking door handles on cars par… […]


    Ala. officer fatally shot, second critically wounded in nightclub shooting
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Carol Robinson Alabama Media Group, Birmingham BIRMINGHAM — One Birmingham police officer was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday outside a downtown nightclub. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 900 block of Fifth Avenue North outside the 4 Seasons Bar & Grill. One suspect was taken into custody […]


    Armed suspect fatally shot after Calif. freeway pursuit, standoff
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 09:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CALABASAS, Calif. — Authorities say an armed suspect who led officers on a high-speed pursuit was fatally shot during a standoff on a busy Southern California freeway. Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Buschow said deputies who were investigating a domestic violence call in Moorpark chased the suspect when he took off in a […]


    Illinois State Trooper Killed in Wreck
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 09:38 by Officer

    Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert was killed Saturday afternoon while on duty responding to a crash on I-294 in the Northbrook area. […]


    Utah police chief: Slain officer ‘sacrificed his life’
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 09:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press OREM, Utah — A Provo police officer fatally shot during an encounter with a wanted man had “selflessly sacrificed his life to protect the lives of his fellow officers,” the city’s police chief said Saturday during the officer’s funeral. Police have released few specifics of what happened the night of Jan. 5 when […]


    Neb. first responder fights city over use of PTSD service dog
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 01:00 by EMS1

    Rob Ravndal hopes sharing his experiences grappling with PTSD and trying to continue his career will help reduce the stigma of the disorder […]


    Neb. first responder fights city over use of PTSD service dog
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 01:00 by Firerescue1

    Rob Ravndal hopes sharing his experiences grappling with PTSD and trying to continue his career will help reduce the stigma of the disorder […]


    Neb. first responder fights city over use of PTSD service dog
    Posted January 13th, 2019 @ 01:00 by EMS1

    Rob Ravndal hopes sharing his experiences grappling with PTSD and trying to continue his career will help reduce the stigma of the disorder […]


    Man who killed rookie Calif. cop ID’d
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 22:43 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle. Kevin Douglas Limbaugh’s name was released Saturday as authorities continued to investigate his […]


    Former Homeland Security chief pays tribute to Texas responders
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    Tom Ridge personally thanked Austin firefighters and EMS providers who saved his life in 2017 […]


    Fla. chief pushing for fire department to take over ambulance service
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    This is the third time in 15 years that the Venice Fire Department has sought to take over ambulance service within the city […]


    Video: Police rescue bedridden woman from burning room
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    Deputy Justin Ball and Cpl. Jeffrey Brown rescued Maria Logan, 94, before Ball was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation […]


    Fla. city mourns loss of beloved retired fire chief
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    Former Chief Robert Richardson spent 30 years in the fire service and was the youngest professional fire chief in the state of Florida after 10 years on the job […]


    Mass. department names first full-time paid deputy chief
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    Michael Patterson has served 24 years on the Swansea Fire Department, including being named lieutenant in 2003 […]


    Record Amount Sought to Combat WA Wildfires
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 17:35 by Firehouse

    Washington state’s public lands commissioner is asking legislators for a record $55 million in 2019 for wildfire response and prevention programs. […]


    IL Union’s New Deal Requires Residency
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 17:15 by Firehouse

    Springfield firefighters, who have been working without a contract since March 2016, have agreed to a residency requirement in a new contract. […]


    CO, TX Crews Repair Mexico-Bound Engine
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 13:07 by Firehouse

    A fire engine being driven from Canada to Mexico broke down this week in Colorado and Texas, but local firefighters stepped up to get it running again. […]


    Has MA Turned Corner on Opioid Crisis?
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 12:57 by Firehouse

    Amid an ongoing nationwide opioid epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives, there are signs that the crisis has peaked in Massachusetts. […]


    Help Pouring in after IN Station Fire
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 12:43 by Firehouse

    Anderson firefighters have joined other departments donating equipment after the Deputy VFD in Jefferson County was devastated by a station fire. […]


    Details Emerge from Scary NY Close Call
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 12:20 by Firehouse

    Details have emerged from a fire in Buffalo on Thursday night when crews had to save a colleague who became trapped and suffered severe burns. […]


    CA Cop Killer Chased, Shot at Firefighter
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 12:02 by Firehouse

    The gunman who ambushed and killed Davis rookie police officer Natalie Corona on Thursday also chased and fired at a firefighter, hitting his boot. […]


    Two FFs Killed in Paris Bakery Blast
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 11:48 by Firehouse

    Two firefighters were killed in a massive explosion at a bakery in central Paris on Saturday morning as crews investigated a suspected gas leak. […]


    Mossberg Celebrates Centennial with Launch of MC1sc Handgun
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 07:25 by POLICE Magazine

    In celebration of the company’s 100th Anniversary, O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. has announced the release of a full-featured, 9mm concealed carry handgun: the Mossberg MC1sc (subcompact). […]


    Naked Del. driver who fled officers charged with DUI
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 05:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — Authorities say a naked man who led law enforcement on a pursuit through Delaware and Pennsylvania has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Delaware State Police began pursuing a wrong-way driver Wednesday night who was later determined to be […]


    Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 05:44 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the first time since the shutdown began. Employees posted pictures of the pay […]


    St. Louis County prosecutor mum on reopening Ferguson case
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 05:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. — New St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell is wasting no time implementing changes in how the county approaches crime. But so far he’s not ready to address his biggest issue: whether to reopen the investigation of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Among Bell’s first actions since […]


    2 Paris firefighters killed after explosion at bakery
    Posted January 12th, 2019 @ 00:42 by Firerescue1

    The fire department had been called due to a gas leak in the bakery […]


    Police fatally shoot armed man at Ore. school amid custody dispute
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:56 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Police shot and killed a man who showed up Friday with a gun at an Oregon middle school amid a custody dispute, authorities said. No one else was injured. The man had been escorted from Cascade Middle School in Eugene when he began struggling and pulled a gun, police Lt. […]


    How helping patients get good care at home helps rural hospitals survive
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    LifePoint Health is launching a community paramedicine program to help people near the end of life […]


    Teen reunites with EMS director who helped save his life after vehicle crash
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    Sean Marquis said he felt “amazement and pride” when meeting Austin Neuhaus, whom he helped keep alive after Neuhaus’ truck crashed into a tree in 2016 […]


    Fla. man faces charges after infant ingests heroin, Xanax
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    Christopher Hartley was arrested on a child-neglect charge after an 11-month-old ingested his heroin and Xanax pills […]


    Mass. firefighter’s LODD remains under investigation
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    One month after a five-alarm blaze claimed the life of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the cause of that fire remains under investigation […]


    Ohio city plans $150K settlement to bicyclist hit by fire truck
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    Quinton Kane was hit and then trapped under a city of Dayton fire engine in 2015, according to a Ohio Department of Public Safety traffic crash report […]


    Colo. city takes over control of fire department
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by Firerescue1

    City officials took control of the La Junta Fire Department from the fire protection district and is giving firefighters the same base pay as police officers […]


    Man reunites with EMS director who saved his life, inspired him to become paramedic
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 20:00 by EMS1

    Sean Marquis said he felt “amazement and pride” when meeting Austin Neuhaus, whom he helped keep alive after Neuhaus’ truck crashed into a tree in 2016 […]


    Rocky to Launch Code Blue Boots
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 19:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Rocky Boots, a leading manufacturer of police and tactical footwear, plans to share its Code Blue collection for the first time at SHOT Show 2019. […]


    Drones Used in CO Ice Rescue Training
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 18:59 by Firehouse

    Drone technology is giving North Metro Fire Rescue District a new way to look at frozen Stearns Lake and how firefighters practice ice rescues. […]


    Watch NJ Crews Tackle Smoke-Heavy Blaze
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 18:29 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows Irvington Township firefighters battling a smoke-heavy second-alarm residential fire Thursday with exposure problems. […]


    Ex-MA Firefighter Allegedly Stole $30K in OT
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 18:28 by Firehouse

    Former Amesbury firefighter Scott Cloutier pleaded not guilty to larceny and false claim to a government agency stemming from phony overtime shifts between January 2016 and May 2018. […]


    New Fla. governor suspends sheriff over school shooting
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 17:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Republican governor flew to Fort Lauderdale three days after taking office to remove the Democratic sheriff, appointing a former police sergeant to serve […]


    FFs Warn about Keyless Cars after FL Man Dies
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 17:16 by Firehouse

    Firefighters are cautioning residents about cars with keyless ignitions following the death of a Tampa man from carbon monoxide poisoning. […]


    FFs Warn about Keyless Cars after FL Man Dies
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 17:16 by Firehouse

    Firefighters are cautioning residents about cars with keyless ignitions following the death of a Tampa man from carbon monoxide poisoning. […]


    Photo of the Week: Cool Crew
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 17:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo was submitted by Deputy Matt Fagiana of the Loudon County (TN) Sheriff’s Office in Lenoir City, Tennessee. What a cool crew! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! Be sure […]


    Lexipol Introduces New Policy and Training Solution for TN Fire Departments
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 16:57 by Firehouse

    The new service includes policy and procedural content and related training delivered via an online platform and mobile app. […]


    USSC Group Acquires Vista Brake Lock
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 16:38 by Firehouse

    The acquisition comes as part of USSC’s ongoing commitment to protect the men and women who serve our communities as emergency service professionals. […]


    ZistosHD Wireless Tactical System
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:40 by Officer

    The ZistosHD Tactical System is a state-of-the-art encrypted wireless system that supports true 1080P HD, low latency video and can be viewed on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. This system design utilizes interchangeable modules, which can be switched … […]


    ZistosHD Wireless Tactical System
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:40 by Officer

    The ZistosHD Tactical System is a state-of-the-art encrypted wireless system that supports true 1080P HD, low latency video and can be viewed on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. This system design utilizes interchangeable modules, which can be switched … […]


    SentralSquare Acquires Lucity: Adds Leading Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software to Industry’s Broadest, Smartest and Most Unified Public Administration Cloud Software Suite
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:37 by Officer

    Lucity’s GIS-powered Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software cuts work order time by 78% and saves up to $30 million in hundreds of North American communities. […]


    CentralSquare Acquires Lucity: Adds Leading Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Software to Industry’s Broadest, Smartest and Most Unified Public Administration Cloud Software Suite
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:37 by Officer

    Lucity’s GIS-powered Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software cuts work order time by 78% and saves up to $30 million in hundreds of North American communities. […]


    WA Fire Districts Waiting on CA Wildfire Aid
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:08 by Firehouse

    Some Skagit County fire chiefs are concerned they still haven’t been reimbursed — as much as $75,000 in some cases — for sending crews to California to battle summer wildfires. […]


    Off-Duty Firefighters Come to Aid of Massachusetts Trooper
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:07 by Officer

    Two off-duty Oak Bluffs firefighters came to the aid of a state police trooper after a traffic stop last week led to a fight, according to a state police report. […]


    Safety Webbing and Tape for Fall Protection and PPE
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Officer

    For applications requiring high temperature fully engineered safety solutions […]


    FirstNet Brings Tech Focus to Community Resiliency; Encourages Innovation for First Responders at CES 2019
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:55 by Officer

    January 11, 2019 (Reston, VA) – The FirstNet network is enabling more resilient communities nationwide. With more than 5,250 public safety agencies using 425,000+ connections on FirstNet today, the network is helping first responders and communities… […]


    Wisconsin Deputies Track Down Man Who Abducted Girl After Killing Her Parents
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:47 by Officer

    Jake T. Patterson was identified Friday and jailed as the suspect who killed the parents of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and abducted the teen from the family’s home near Barron nearly three months ago. […]


    Americans Support Police Well Beyond National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    It’s easy to look at the landscape of public opinion in America and come to the conclusion that the majority of people in the United States despise the police. However, the vitriolic anti-police sentiment demonstrated by a small number of the public, t… […]


    More than 50 Marquees in Las Vegas Recognize National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Marquees on the Las Vegas Strip—and throughout Nevada—were illuminated in blue on Wednesday as part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation’s Go True Blue Campaign in commemoration of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day… […]


    Mother of Officer Killed by Distracted Driver: “No Text So Important”
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:12 by POLICE Magazine

    The mother of the officer with the Salt River (AZ) Police Department who was killed by a driver distracted by a text message on their phone says that the public should pay tribute to her son by stopping the practice of texting while driving. […]


    Proposed New Hampshire Law Would Limit Police Use of Deadly Force
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Police across New Hampshire are voicing their disapproval of a piece of proposed legislation that would revoke the legal authority law enforcement officers have to use deadly force during an arrest. […]


    Ohio SRO Escorted from Campus after Issuing Ticket to Principal
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:09 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with Warren (OH) Police Department issued a ticket to the principal of an elementary school for parking in a handicapped spot was summarily escorted off campus for the effort. […]


    Ohio Woman Steals Trooper’s Cruiser, Leads Police on 11-Minute Pursuit
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Troopers in Ohio were responding to a call of a woman claiming to have been raped when the subject reportedly quickly jumped in the driver’s seat of one of the responding cruisers and took off at high speed. […]


    Texas Department Uses Cardboard Cutouts of Officers to Reduce Speeding
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 14:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The Williamson County (TX) Sheriff’s Office has deployed life-sized cardboard cutouts of officers holding radar guns in an effort to reduce speeding on surface streets. […]


    Arizona Man Whose Dog Attacked Officer Now Faces Felony and Misdemeanor Charges
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The owner of a dog that attacked a Maricopa County (AZ) Animal Care and Control officer in November has been charged with one felony count and one misdemeanor count of “assault by a vicious animal.” […]


    Arizona Man Whose Dog Attacked Officer Now Faces Felony and Misdemeanor Charges
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The owner of a dog that attacked a Maricopa County (AZ) Animal Care and Control officer in November has been charged with one felony count and one misdemeanor count of “assault by a vicious animal.” […]


    Man gets 195 years for blue-on-blue during police station attack
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A gunman sentenced to 195 years in prison for an attack on a police station apologized Thursday to the parents of an undercover narcotics detective who was mistakenly shot and killed by a fellow officer during the ambush. Before a judge sentenced him, Michael Ford said he didn’t intend […]


    New Calif. law requires LEOs to record people’s sexual orientation, other data without asking
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff SAN DIEGO — A legally-mandated data collection effort intended to track bias and racial profiling has California police officers recording subjective data during stops without asking the person they&rsq… […]


    Extreme Every Day Carry: What’s Yours?
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:29 by Officer

    The G-SHOCK Mudmaster GG1000 offers all the characteristics you’ve come to expect from G-SHOCK and is part of a line that has been around for decades as highly regarded by people who work in unexpected conditions. Make this one of your EDC essentials! […]


    Lone Star College Partners with TX Fire Dept. in Recruitment Effort
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:22 by Firehouse

    Lone Star College-CyFair student-designed campaigns and tag lines for use in Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department recruitment efforts. […]


    Rookie Calif. LEO shot, killed after responding to car crash
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — A 22-year-old police officer on the job only a few weeks was shot and killed by a suspect who opened fire as she was investigating a three-car crash, authorities in Northern California said. The suspect, who has not been identified, was later found dead inside a home with a self-inflicted […]


    Lawsuit: FL Firefighter Harassed for Eye Condition
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 11:56 by Firehouse

    A Palm Beach County Fire Rescue firefighter alleges that a captain discriminated against his disability, and other firefighters joined in the retaliation. […]


    Paramedics, police train to flag tissue donors outside of hospital
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy EMS1 Staff OTTAWA, Canada — Paramedics and police officers were trained on how to recognize tissue donors who die outside of the hospital. CBC reported that 500 paramedics and 500 police officers were given the knowledge needed to flag a donor after Ottawa Police Sgt. Steven Desjourdy realized how many opportunities for […]


    Off-duty responders help state trooper after traffic stop turns violent
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Beth Treffeisen Cape Cod Times OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — Two off-duty Oak Bluffs firefighters came to the aid of a state police trooper after a traffic stop last week led to a fight, according to a state police report. Trooper Dustin Shaw pulled over a Honda Ridgeline pickup truck with two occupants […]


    TX Medics, FFs Who Saved Ex-Homeland Security Head Honored
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:48 by Firehouse

    Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge thanked the Austin-Travis County EMS medics and Austin firefighters for saving his life when he suffered a heart attack in 2017. […]


    Ore. man hides in courthouse basement, attacks deputy
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:37 by PoliceOne

    Aimee Green The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. A 30-year-old man is accused of punching and clawing at the face of a deputy in the locked basement of the Multnomah County Courthouse earlier this week. It’s unclear what exactly Rory Ian Dwayne Gaines was thinking walking through the bowels of the eight-story downtown Portland building, authorities said. […]


    Parkland shooting report: Failures in communication and coordination
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.King Solomon, regarded as one of the wisest persons to ever live, famously said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” The 407-page report of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commissi… […]


    Wis. girl missing since parents’ October deaths found
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour’s drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on a nearby home’s door shouting: “This is Jayme […]


    Wis. man arrested in teen’s abduction
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Associated Press BARRON, Wis. — A 21-year-old man is jailed in the deaths of a Wisconsin couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said Friday, a day after the girl approached a stranger along a rural road saying she’d been abducted in October and held […]


    Wis. girl missing since parents’ Oct. deaths found, man arrested
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Associated Press BARRON, Wis. — A 21-year-old man is jailed in the deaths of a Wisconsin couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said Friday, a day after the girl approached a stranger along a rural road saying she’d been abducted in October and held […]


    In what direction does the First Step Act lead us?
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:53 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Proponents of the First Step Act — a bipartisan law aimed at reforming the criminal justice system — say it would significantly improve the prison system. Opponents say there are loopholes that would allow dangerous criminals with a […]


    Contractors Fined in WI Blast That Killed FF
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:51 by Firehouse

    Federal inspectors cited two utility contractors for “serious” violations in connection with an explosion over the summer that claimed the life of a Sun Prairie fire captain. […]


    Video: Rookie California Officer Shot and Killed Responding to Crash
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Law enforcement was in Corona’s blood. Her father Merced Corona served 26 years as a Colusa County Sheriff’s deputy. She was an eager rookie officer, a young woman who started with the department in 2016 as a community service officer and who stayed on… […]


    Video Shows Florida Officers and Deputies Rescue Man Trapped in Burning Vehicle
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Officer

    Edgewater Police Officer Kevin Nugen and Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Maxwell worked to pull the injured man out of the vehicle while a half-dozen other police officers and deputies extinguished the flames and handled the scene. […]


    Brother of fallen Calif. LEO appears with President Trump in visit to border
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WylliePatty Guerra The Modesto Bee MCALLEN, Texas — The death of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh again took center stage in the debate over President Donald Trump’s border wall Thursday, with Singh’s brother… […]


    Greenwich, NJ, Volunteers Put Large Tanker in Service
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:23 by Firehouse

    The Greenwich, NJ, Volunteer Fire Department, in Cumberland County, has taken delivery of a 2018 KME tanker built on an International two-door cab and chassis. It is powered by a Cummins L9 450-hp engine and an Allison 3000EVSP transmission. It has a… […]


    Off-Duty FFs Help MA Trooper at Traffic Stop
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:12 by Firehouse

    Two Oak Bluffs firefighters assisted a Massachusetts state trooper who was having difficulty with a motorist who had been pulled over for driving on a suspended license. […]


    Why Does Law Enforcement Need Suppressors?
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    Our review of the heavy-duty T2 .223 / 5.56 from Torrent Suppressors. […]


    Trampas Swanson
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    As a former Deputy Sheriff, Trampas served for 11 years with a small but busy Sheriff’s Office in eastern North Carolina. He worked right in the nation’s major drug corridor surrounding Interstate 95 directly halfway between New York City and Miami……. […]


    Rookie Calif. LEO shot, killed after responding to accident
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 08:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — A 22-year-old police officer on the job only a few weeks was shot and killed by a suspect who opened fire as she was investigating a three-car crash, authorities in Northern California said. The suspect, who has not been identified, was later found dead inside a home with a self-inflicted […]


    Baltimore’s New Top Pick for Police Commissioner Ready to Get to Work
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 07:05 by Officer

    He still needs to get confirmed by Baltimore’s City Council, but former New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison has already hit the ground running as the city’s police commissioner. […]


    Colorado Police Rescue Homeless Man From Rafters of Arena
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    Police responded to the University of North Colorado Thursday morning after receiving a report that a transient was in rafters of the gym. […]


    Firefighting in an Age of Terrorism: A New Battle—Part 1
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firehouse

    Dennis Merrigan and Duane Hagelgans define terrorism and explains the far-reaching impact of modern-day terrorists who can connect via the internet. […]


    Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuation at LAPD HQ
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 06:49 by Officer

    A suspicious package found in the mail room of the Los Angeles Police Department’s downtown headquarters prompted evacuations Thursday night. […]


    Man Charging With Hiding in Oregon Courthouse Basement, Attacking Deputy
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 06:13 by Officer

    A 30-year-old man is accused of punching and clawing at the face of a deputy in the locked basement of the Multnomah County Courthouse earlier this week. […]


    Man Hides in Courthouse Basement, Attacks Oregon Deputy
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 06:13 by Officer

    A 30-year-old man is accused of punching and clawing at the face of a deputy in the locked basement of the Multnomah County Courthouse earlier this week. […]


    In 9 Days, 3 Police Pursuits End Badly in Philadelphia
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 06:06 by Officer

    In a tragic coincidence, two crashes that have left three people dead and at least nine others injured in Philadelphia since the start of the year were preceded by car chases that began in Delaware and made their way up I-95. […]


    Maryland Governor Details Plan to Fight Crime in Baltimore
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 05:53 by Officer

    Calling the level of violence in Baltimore “completely unacceptable,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan described Tuesday a crackdown that’s bringing in 200 law enforcement officers in a “strike force” to fight crime. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Fatal Minneapolis Police Shooting
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 05:43 by Officer

    Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot a suicidal north Minneapolis man carrying a large kitchen knife during a mental health call in November will not face criminal charges. […]


    FBI Union Warns Shutdown Could Lead Agents to Leave
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 05:33 by Officer

    The FBI Agents Association warned Thursday that the ongoing government shutdown is affecting the bureau’s operations and could result in agents taking their talents elsewhere. […]


    Program to Aid Responders With PTSD Following Pulse Massacre
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 05:20 by Officer

    Orange County commissioners agreed this week to fund a mental-health training program intended to help first responders and others struggling to shake free of the horrors they saw at the Pulse nightclub massacre. […]


    Rookie California Police Officer Fatally Shot
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 05:05 by Officer

    Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot and killed Thursday while responding to a crash. […]


    FFs Suffer Burns in NY House Fire
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 02:20 by Firehouse

    A “mayday” call went out concerning a Buffalo firefighter who was reported down while battling the blaze in the home’s attic Thursday night. […]


    Product of the Day: Setcom Corp. — 950 Intercom System
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Within minutes, the vehicle’s driver / operator, officer, or spotter, can be wireless and communicating with other crewmembers and the vehicle’s radio up to 1,200 feet away. […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: Achieving efficiency and sustainability in volunteer EMS
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 00:49 by EMS1

    Autonomy, leadership, resource commitment and integrative processes bolster successful volunteer EMS agencies […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: Achieving efficiency and sustainability in volunteer EMS
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 00:49 by EMS1

    Autonomy, leadership, resource commitment and integrative processes bolster successful volunteer EMS agencies […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: Introduction to affirming EMS care for transgender and gender-diverse patients
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 00:28 by EMS1

    Create a safe and affirming environment for all patients by knowing and calling patients by their preferred name and pronouns […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: Introduction to affirming EMS care for transgender and gender-diverse patients
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 00:28 by EMS1

    Create a safe and affirming environment for all patients by knowing and calling patients by their preferred name and pronouns […]


    Police identify persons of interest after shots fired at Fla. paramedics
    Posted January 11th, 2019 @ 00:01 by EMS1

    “Detectives are following credible leads to include witness interviews and phone data collection,” Sarasota police PIO Genevieve Judge said […]


    Firefighter fakes blaze at own house in surprise marriage proposal
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:56 by Firerescue1

    Zach Steele planted smoke machines in his attic and went to the firehouse to collect his colleagues, who arrived at his house in full gear […]


    Paramedics, police train to flag tissue donors outside of hospital
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:53 by EMS1

    A thousand first responders were equipped with the knowledge needed to flag potential donors who die outside of the hospital and often get overlooked […]


    Off-duty responders help state trooper after traffic stop turns violent
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:44 by EMS1

    Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John Rose and firefighter-EMT David Smith were driving by when they saw Trooper Dustin Shaw fighting with a driver he had pulled over […]


    Off-duty responders help state trooper after traffic stop turns violent
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:44 by Firerescue1

    Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John Rose and firefighter-EMT David Smith were driving by when they saw Trooper Dustin Shaw fighting with a driver he had pulled over […]


    EMT students receive scholarship in honor of late fire chief
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:19 by EMS1

    The Red Knights Motorcycle Club handed out two scholarships in honor of former Weathersfield Township Fire Department Chief Randy Pugh, who died last year […]


    EMT students receive scholarship in honor of late fire chief
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:19 by Firerescue1

    The Red Knights Motorcycle Club handed out two scholarships in honor of former Weathersfield Township Fire Department Chief Randy Pugh, who died last year […]


    4 NY firefighters hurt in mayday blaze
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 23:12 by Firerescue1

    The Buffalo Fire Department firefighters suffered burns and two suffered from smoke inhalation while battling a blaze in a two-story house […]


    Va. EMS provider indicted in fatal ambulance crash
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 22:40 by EMS1

    A whistleblower said William Watson, who was still in training, did not have sirens activated when the ambulance crashed and a woman was killed […]


    FDNY to begin bridge gap training after firefighter’s death
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 22:37 by Firerescue1

    After Steven Pollard fell to his death while trying to help a crash victim, Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the department will “ensure this never happens again” […]


    Houston Mayor Asks FF Union for Pay Parity Ideas
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 20:29 by Firehouse

    Mayor Sylvester Turner says he wants to talk with union officials about how to enact recently passed Prop B, a measure that grants pay parity for firefighters. […]


    Force Multiplier: Off-Duty Carry
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 19:45 by David Griffith

    Off-duty officers who carry firearms are not just protecting themselves; they are protecting the public. […]


    Looking Back to Look Forward
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 19:12 by POLICE Magazine

    The Phoenix Police Department wants to better understand its past to make a brighter future. […]


    FDNY Will Add Bridge Gap Training after LODD
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 18:46 by Firehouse

    Commissioner Daniel Nigro discussed the additional training outside the wake for firefighter Steven Pollard, who fell more than 50 feet trying to jump the gap between lanes. […]


    FDNY Will Add Bridge Gap Training after LODD
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 18:46 by Firehouse

    Commissioner Daniel Nigro discussed the additional training outside the wake for firefighter Steven Pollard, who fell more than 50 feet trying to jump the gap between lanes. […]


    NJ Crews Respond after Car Crashes into Building
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 18:32 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows Paterson firefighters on scene Wednesday after a vehicle crashed into a building, trapping the driver inside. […]


    The TERMINATOR Riot Helmet
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 18:00 by Officer

    EDI-USA’s TERMINATOR anti-riot helmet is manufactured with lightweight compacted ABS with a durable and strong layer of hard polycarbonate. The helmet shell has a thickness of aprox 5.0 mm manufactured with a mix of durable polycarboante and… […]


    Cut Gas Line, Other Perils Complicated Two-Day MA Fire
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 17:30 by Firehouse

    “I think it wore guys thin because they kept having to come up with a new plan,” said the head of the Fall River firefighters union about the blaze that hospitalized 10 of his colleagues. […]


    How cops will be affected by new gun laws in 2019
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 17:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodWith the start of a New Year, many states often usher in new restrictions on the sale, purchase, transfer, ownership and use of firearms and ammunition. Many of these restrictions will have an effect on law enforcement officers, so it&… […]


    New Michigan Law Lets Restaurant Keep Flags Honoring Police, Military
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 15:17 by Officer

    The new law contradicts Grand Rapids’ signage ordinance, which limits the number and size of flags being flown by a business. […]


    Bill Filed to Repeal Gun Control Measures Adopted After Parkland Massacre
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 15:07 by Officer

    Less than a year after the deadliest school shooting in Florida history, a state lawmaker has filed a bill that would repeal gun control regulations passed after the tragedy. […]


    FBI agents warn of harm caused by partial shutdown
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:48 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — The association that represents thousands of FBI agents warned Thursday that a partial government shutdown could cause laboratory delays, reduce money for investigations and make it harder to recruit and retain agents. The FBI Agents Association sent a petition to the White House and congressional leaders encouraging them to fund the […]


    Appeals Court Upholds Law Barring Illegal Immigrants From Owning Guns
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:35 by Officer

    A law barring immigrants who are in the country without authorization from owning guns does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday. […]


    North Carolina Officer Shot Multiple Times in the Face, Suspects in Custody
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown issued the following statement: “The officer who was shot in this incident is out of surgery.” […]


    Ex-Officer Sentenced to Six Months for Theft in Ohio
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    A former officer with the Colerain Township (OH) Police Department has been sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing prescription drugs from a home in the town. […]


    British Police Investigate Drone Incursion at Heathrow Airport
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Departures were halted at Heathrow Airport just west of London on Tuesday due to a reported drone incursion into the airspace. […]


    Pennsylvania Woman Breaks Into Police Station Seeking Officer Who Arrested Her
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A woman in the northeastern Pennsylvania town of West Wyoming has been arrested after she broke into a police station, reportedly in search of an officer she allegedly had been sexually harassing since he arrested her last May. […]


    Connecticut Department Still Reeling from First Fatal OIS in 20 Years
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Until late last month, the Danbury (CT) Police Department had not had a fatal officer-involved shooting in two decades. Then, on December 29, an officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man and critically wounded the man’s mother. […]


    Retired Arizona K-9 Dies at Age 12
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Cido had retired in 2017 and spent the remainder of his days as part of the family of his handler. […]


    Florida Woman Arrested After Breaking Into Police Station
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A Florida woman has been arrested after she broke into the Boynton Beach Police Department, took two ready-made chicken and asparagus meals from the fridge, heated one of the meals in the microwave, and then left. […]


    Utah Officials Say Mandatory Death Penalty for Cop Killers Unconstitutional
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Following the recent murder of two law enforcement officers separate incidents in Utah, some have called for mandatory death penalty for individuals convicted of killing a police officer. But some in the Beehive state say that such a measure would be u… […]


    Utah Officials Say Mandatory Death Penalty for Cop Killers Unconstitutional
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Following the recent murder of two law enforcement officers in separate incidents in Utah, some have called for mandatory death penalty for individuals convicted of killing a police officer. But some in the Beehive State say that such a measure would b… […]


    Minneapolis LEOs won’t be charged in shooting death during mental health call
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    Liz Sawyer Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot a suicidal north Minneapolis man carrying a large kitchen knife during a mental health call in November will not face criminal charges, Hennepin … […]


    Rookie Louisiana Police Officer Fatally Shot
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 13:36 by Officer

    Rookie Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne was about to go on duty when she was shot multiple times shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Midway Avenue in the Caddo Heights neighborhood […]


    Two Men Charged in Shooting of N.C. Officer
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 13:14 by Officer

    Raleigh Police Officer C.D. Ainsworth was hit multiple times and is recovering from surgery. […]


    Veteran FF Named CT Fire Chief
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 12:43 by Firehouse

    Tracy Montoya was chosen over 19 applicants to be the Norwich’s new fire chief, replacing Kenneth Scandariato, who retired over the summer. […]


    2 men charged in shooting NC police officer
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    By Josh Shaffer The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) RALEIGH, N.C. — Police have charged two men in the shooting that left a Raleigh officer injured by multiple gunshots Wednesday evening. Cedric Jamal Kearney, 23, of Henderson, was charged Th… […]


    New Orleans FF Scalded in Two-Alarm Fire
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 11:59 by Firehouse

    The firefighter suffered minor burns after stepping into an area of scalding hot water while battling a house fire early Thursday. […]


    MA Department Names First Full-Time, Paid Deputy Chief
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 11:44 by Firehouse

    Newly appointed Deputy Chief Michael Patterson has been with the Sawnsea Fire Department for nearly 25 years. […]


    $150K Settlement Expected in OH Apparatus Crash
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:54 by Firehouse

    In 2015, a then-18-year-old bicyclist was hit by and trapped under a Dayton Fire Department apparatus. Now, the city is expected to settle a civil lawsuit by the bicyclist. […]


    Louisiana Officer Shot, Killed in Uniform Before Starting Shift
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:23 by POLICE Magazine

    Reports say the officer, identified by Facebook posters as Chatéri Payne, was shot four times outside a home in the Caddo Heights neighborhood on the west side of the city. […]


    Rookie Louisiana Officer Shot, Killed in Uniform Before Starting Shift
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:23 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Chatéri Payne, 22, was a mother, former track star, and a rookie officer who had been on the job less than two months […]


    Multistate police pursuit leads to 3 LEOs injured, 2 crashes
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A city bus full of passengers was hit Wednesday as a multistate police pursuit crossed into Pennsylvania and left three officers and a bus passenger injured. The purusit began when Dejuan Robinson, 20, fled a traff… […]


    Baltimore’s new police chief eager to transform department
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The man tapped to mend Baltimore’s fractured police force and reach out to disenfranchised neighborhoods where residents have a strong distrust of law enforcement says he’s ready to take on the challenge. New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison, in a phone interview Wednesday with The Associated Press, said he’s eager to […]


    Pa. woman breaks into police station, wanted to date cop
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WYOMING, Pa. — Police say a woman smashed her way into a closed Pennsylvania police station looking for an officer she’d been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her. Police say 27-year-old Ashley Keister, of Nanticoke, used a large cigarette butt receptacle to smash glass doors into the West Wyoming police building around […]


    SC Firefighter on Vacation Saves Man at Disney World
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 09:58 by Firehouse

    Burton Fire District Battalion Chief Matt Maichel was able to perform CPR and use a portable defibrillator on man, who was suffering a heart attack. […]


    Officials fund mental health program for Pulse massacre first responders
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodBy Stephen Hudak Orlando Sentinel ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County commissioners agreed this week to fund a mental-health training program intended to help first responders and others struggling to shake free of the horrors they saw at the Pulse nightclub massacre. “Forty-nine innocent people killed at one time,” said Orange County Mayor […]


    Md. man being sentenced for murder of LEO killed in police station attack
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 09:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — A man who opened fire on a Maryland police station faces a prison sentence for his conviction on a murder charge in the blue-on-blue killing of an undercover detective who tried to end the gunman’s attack. Michael Ford is scheduled to be sentenced by a Prince George’s County judge […]


    FL Department Mourns Ex-Fire Chief
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 09:13 by Firehouse

    When he became Panama City fire chief in 1975, Robert Richardson, who was 79 when he died, was the youngest in that position in a professional career fire department in the state. […]


    La. police officer fatally shot while leaving for work
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 09:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SHREVEPORT, La. — A uniformed Louisiana police officer has been fatally shot as she was preparing to go to work on the night shift. A police spokesman in Shreveport says it happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday outside a home. Cpl. Marcus Hines says one person has been detained for questioning but has […]


    Video: Florida Trooper Rescues Driver Who Slammed Into His SUV
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 07:16 by Officer

    When a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled onto the hard shoulder to help a motorist, another car came careening out of nowhere. […]


    Video Shows Illinois Police Officer Beg for Her Life After Fugitive Pulls Out Gun
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 07:07 by Officer

    An Illinois police officer’s body camera shows the moment when a suspect pulled a gun on her. […]


    Florida School Resource Officer Raps to Connect With Students
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 07:03 by Officer

    Hillsborough County School Resource Officer Lawrence White travels to schools to perform his own rap songs about tolerance and kindness. […]


    Florida Deputy Who Sent Fake Bomb Now Faces Criminal Charge
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 06:48 by Officer

    ames Piper’s 35-year career as a deputy ended Tuesday when the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said he sent a toy bomb to a colleague that resulted in a sheriff’s building being evacuated and the bomb squad being called in. […]


    Gunman Who Targeted NYPD Officers Gets 20 Years to Life
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 06:43 by Officer

    A gunman was sentenced to 20 years to life Wednesday for targeting NYPD officers — one of whom survived because of his bulletproof vest — during a wild Brooklyn police pursuit. […]


    New Orleans Mayor to Look Within Ranks for Next Top Cop
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 06:09 by Officer

    After the surprise departure of New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison for the top job in Baltimore, the city won’t be waiting long for its next top cop. […]


    Inmates Come to Aid of Stricken North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 06:04 by Officer

    The Bladen County inmates were picking up trash in order to reduce their jail time when their supervisor collapsed after suffering a stroke. […]


    Manhunt Continues for Murder Suspect After Philadelphia Officers Injured in Crash
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 05:53 by Officer

    The manhunt for a “person of interest” in several Delaware murders wreaked havoc in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, as three officers chasing the man by car were hurt during a crash on Interstate 95. […]


    Florida Trooper Struck by Distracted Driver Returns to Work
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 05:46 by Officer

    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Carlos Rosario made a grand entrance Wednesday for his first day back at work. […]


    North Carolina Officer Critically Wounded
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 05:25 by Officer

    A Raleigh police officer underwent surgery Wednesday night after being shot several times. […]


    Study reveals roadblocks to mental health counseling in first responders
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 05:22 by Firerescue1

    First responders believe mental health is as important as physical health, but feel that there are repercussions for seeking help […]


    Study reveals roadblocks to mental health counseling in first responders
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 05:22 by EMS1

    First responders believe mental health is as important as physical health, but feel that there are repercussions for seeking help […]


    Why Secretary Tom Ridge advocates for EMS
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 03:54 by EMS1

    Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security and a sudden cardiac arrest survivor, advocates for EMS at NAEMSP 2019 Annual Meeting […]


    Why Secretary Tom Ridge advocates for EMS
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 03:54 by EMS1

    Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security and a sudden cardiac arrest survivor, advocates for EMS at NAEMSP 2019 Annual Meeting […]


    Why Secretary Tom Ridge advocates for EMS
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 03:54 by EMS1

    Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security and a sudden cardiac arrest survivor, advocates for EMS at NAEMSP 2019 Annual Meeting […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: 3 bad players in EMS airway management
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 01:35 by EMS1

    Dr. Dan Spaite shares how to avoid the potential pitfalls in positive-pressure ventilation, hyperventilation and over-ventilation […]


    NAEMSP 2019 Quick Take: 3 bad players in EMS airway management
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 01:35 by EMS1

    Dr. Dan Spaite shares how to avoid the potential pitfalls in positive-pressure ventilation, hyperventilation and over-ventilation […]


    Product of the Day: Sensible Products, Inc. — ChanL PanL
    Posted January 10th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Chanl Panl universal mounting panel is a user friendly, versatile, durable mounting panel for use in fire and emergency apparatus. […]


    SC county considers starting own EMS agency to decrease response time
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:52 by EMS1

    With increased response times due to a closed hospital, Marlboro County may establish their own EMS agency […]


    SC county considers starting own EMS agency to decrease response time
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:52 by EMS1

    With increased response times due to a closed hospital, Marlboro County may establish their own EMS agency […]


    Volunteer responder who rushed to aid fallen officer becomes firefighter
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:46 by Firerescue1

    Logan Kurek was the first to administer aid to Officer Amy Caprio after she was struck by a vehicle, and he is now a member of the Baltimore County Fire Department […]


    Humboldt Township, MI, Fire Dept. Gets Tanker-Pumper
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:29 by Firehouse

    Humboldt Township Fire Department in Champion, MI, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner cab and chassis. […]


    EMS agency launches paid training program for EMTs
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:16 by EMS1

    Susquehanna Valley EMS is tackling its EMT shortage by offering an “EMT Recruit Academy,” which will pay students for classroom and clinical shifts […]


    EMS agency launches paid training program for EMTs
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:16 by EMS1

    Susquehanna Valley EMS is tackling its EMT shortage by offering an “EMT Recruit Academy,” which will pay students for classroom and clinical shifts […]


    Firefighter helps defuse passenger confrontation on flight
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 23:12 by Firerescue1

    Oak Bay firefighter Brad Scott was on a flight to Phoenix when he helped hold a distraught passenger down so he could be restrained until an emergency landing was made […]


    OKC police body cam captures takedown of suspect attacking paramedic
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    The footage allegedly shows Ricardo Kendle being arrested after attempting to steal an ambulance at a hospital […]


    OKC police body cam captures takedown of suspect attacking paramedic
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    The footage allegedly shows Ricardo Kendle being arrested after attempting to steal an ambulance at a hospital […]


    Study: Jiu-jitsu maneuver may reduce blood loss for trauma victims
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:42 by EMS1

    Study: Jiu-jitsu maneuver may reduce blood loss for trauma victims […]


    Study: Jiu-jitsu maneuver may reduce blood loss for trauma victims
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:42 by Firerescue1

    Study: Jiu-jitsu maneuver may reduce blood loss for trauma victims […]


    How to hire a fire grant writer
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:13 by Firerescue1

    Here’s what to look for and how to evaluate potential fire grant writer candidates […]


    Funeral set for FDNY firefighter who died trying to help crash victim
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 22:01 by Firerescue1

    FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Mayor Bill de Blasio are scheduled to give eulogies for Steven Pollard, who died after falling more than 50 feet from a bridge […]


    Fla. county program aims to help responders struggling with Orlando shooting
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 21:41 by Firerescue1

    The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD […]


    Fla. county program aims to help responders struggling with Orlando shooting
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 21:41 by EMS1

    The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD […]


    Officials fund mental health program for Pulse massacre first responders
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 21:41 by EMS1

    The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD […]


    Officials fund mental health program for Pulse massacre first responders
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 21:41 by Firerescue1

    The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD […]


    Targets and Range Systems 2019
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 19:49 by Melanie Basich

    Use these tools to enhance your firearms training. […]


    CO City Takes Over FD from District
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 19:47 by Firehouse

    The city of La Junta’s takeover of the La Junta Fire Department from the fire protection district includes improved salaries and benefits for firefighters. […]


    FL Shooting Responders to Get Mental Help
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 19:39 by Firehouse

    Orange County will fund a mental health program to help first responders struggling with the June 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando. […]


    Exclusive POLICE Survey: Backup and Off-Duty Handguns
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 19:23 by David Griffith

    An overwhelming number of POLICE readers are carrying backup guns on duty, and they carry firearms and other police gear off duty. […]


    Wounded Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Gets Special Gift
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 17:43 by Officer

    Wounded Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Austin Ellis received a special gift while he prepares to get back to work. […]


    Three Philadelphia Police Officers Injured in Crash While Pursuing Murder Suspect
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 17:27 by Officer

    Police have launched a manhunt in South Philadelphia for a murder suspect who led police on a chase along Interstate 95, triggering a crash that left three officers injured, and then fled on foot after crashing into a SEPTA bus. […]


    Ford Adds Officer Safety Features to 2020 Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Factory-installed Police Perimeter Aler uses sensors to monitor an approximately 270-degree area around the vehicle. It detects nearby movement to alert officers of any suspicious activity. When such motion is detected, the system automatically turns o… […]


    Toy bomb in mail costs Fla. deputy his job
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    McKenna Oxenden Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. SEMINOLE, Fla. — A deputy’s 35-year career ended Tuesday when the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said he sent a toy bomb through inner-office mail to a colleague that resulted in the evacuation of the administration building. Deputy James Piper, 59, resigned after telling his supervisor that he […]


    Memorial Set for Fallen FDNY Member
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 16:45 by Firehouse

    FDNY firefighter Steven Pollard, who fell from a bridge in Brooklyn and died Sunday night, will be laid to rest during a funeral service Friday. […]


    Vector Solutions Acquires Oregon-Based CrewSense
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 16:21 by Firehouse

    CrewSense is the leading employee resourcing and human capital management software for mission-critical sectors including public safety, utilities, and manufacturing. […]


    Why the Geissele Super 700 trigger is an amazing upgrade for the Remington 700
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 16:17 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisThe Remington 700 is a prolific rifle that has been in production since 1962. This twin-lugged, bolt-action long gun has been a hallmark of accuracy for years and has served admirably in the military as both the U.S. Army’s M24 and the U.S. Marine Corps’ M40. It’s no wonder the gun has appealed […]


    Ford Adds Officer Safety Features to 2020 Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 16:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Factory-installed Police Perimeter Alert, which uses sensors to monitor an approximately 270-degree area around the vehicle. It detects nearby movement to alert the officers or officers of any suspicious activity. When such motion is detected, the syst… […]


    Government shutdown means no pay for marshals guarding ‘El Chapo’ during Brooklyn drug-smuggling trial
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 15:51 by PoliceOne

    Stephen Rex Brown and Leonard Greene New York Daily News NEW YORK — The most thankless job in law enforcement is about to get worse. The U.S. marshals who escort the man believed to be one of the world’s most dangerous drug lords from a jai… […]


    Celebrating National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 15:22 by Officer

    Across the country, citizens are taking the lead on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. […]


    Responder Survey Says Mental Health is Vitally Important
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 15:08 by Firehouse

    University of Phoenix survey finds 93 percent of first responders say mental health is as Important as physical health, but many do not seek counseling. […]


    Body Camera Reportedly Captured Murder of Mississippi Officers
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agent Luke Harrington testified in a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Marquis Flowers, who is charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of Brookhaven Cpl. Zach Moak and Patrolman James White on Sept…. […]


    Honolulu Facing Police Shortage as Mainland Agencies Recruit Hawaiian Officers
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Seattle is coming armed with much better salaries and more frequent raises. Starting salary for a police officer in Honolulu is $65,592 per year versus $81,444 for a newly sworn officer in Seattle. For veteran officers, the pay gap is even larger. […]


    Honolulu Facing Police Shortage as Mainland Agencies Recruit Hawaiian Officers
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Seattle is coming armed with much better salaries and more frequent raises. Starting salary for a police officer in Honolulu is $65,592 per year versus $81,444 for a newly sworn officer in Seattle. For veteran officers, the pay gap is even larger. […]


    Inmates in Work Detail Came to Aid of Collapsed North Carolina Deputy
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 14:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Deputy Larry Guyton of the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office said “it means a lot to law enforcement” that the inmates stayed at Smith’s side and rushed to get him help. They even flagged down a passing motorist and asked him to call 911 for help. […]


    New Orleans Police Superintendent Named Baltimore’s Next Commissioner
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 13:44 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Harrison has “achieved clear, compelling and consistent results” in reducing violence while deploying “proactive and effective policing strategies that reflect 21st century, constitutional policing,” and would bring … […]


    New Orleans Police Superintendent Named Baltimore’s Next Commissioner
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 13:44 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Harrison has “achieved clear, compelling and consistent results” in reducing violence while deploying “proactive and effective policing strategies that reflect 21st century, constitutional policing,” and would bring … […]


    Firearms Training Center Renamed After Fallen Washington Deputy
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 13:05 by Officer

    The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday unveiled a memorial that now stands at the renamed “Deputy Daniel McCartney Firearms Training Center” in Roy. […]


    Ford Touts New Cruiser as Fastest Among Police SUVs
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 12:59 by Officer

    Ford’s new Police Interceptor Utility has the highest top speed and fastest acceleration from 0-100 mph among competitive police utility vehicles tested by law enforcement agencies. […]


    Trump Again Threatens CA Wildfire Relief
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 12:57 by Firehouse

    President Trump has again threatened to cut off FEMA wildfire relief to California because of its “disgraceful” mismanagement of the state’s forests. […]


    AT&T Adds More Than 50,000 Square Miles of LTE Coverage to FirstNet
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Officer

    Band 14 Spectrum Deployed in More Than 500 Rural and Urban Markets Across the Country; FirstNet Connections Exceed 425,000+ […]


    Ariz. officer struck, killed by person texting and driving
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 12:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An officer was killed after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop. Salt River Police Officer Clayton Townsend stopped a vehicle Tuesday and was standing on the shoulder of a loop when he was hit by… […]


    Trailblazer Firearms
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 11:39 by Officer

    Trailblazer® Firearms, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, was founded in 2014 to design, develop, manufacture and market innovative American-made firearms. The LifeCard is available through Ellett Brothers, Jerry’s Sport Center, Hicks Inc.,… […]


    Ford says new hybrid police SUV hits 137 mph, will save taxpayers millions
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 11:31 by PoliceOne

    Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Memo to crooks: Don’t even try it. And, not only does Ford’s new Police Interceptor Utility have the highest top speed (137 mph) and fastest acceleration from 0-100 mph among competitive police utility vehicles tested by law enforcement agencies; it also will save taxpayers money. “Projections indicate the first […]


    Talks Set for NC Service Change Proposals
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 11:02 by Firehouse

    Vance County’s commissioners and fire department personnel will meet to discuss the merits of a proposed reorganization of county fire services. […]


    Watch FDNY Battle Garbage Truck Blaze
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 10:41 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows FDNY firefighters responding to a garbage truck fire early Monday in the Flushing section of Queens. […]


    Watch NJ Crews Operate at House Fire
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 10:36 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows Wayne Township firefighters operating at a fully involved third-alarm residential fire on Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Probe Continues in MA LODD Blaze
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 10:11 by Firehouse

    The Dec. 9 blaze that killed Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy remains under investigation, and officials have said little about a possible cause. […]


    IL Crews Prep for Natural Gas Vehicles
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 10:03 by Firehouse

    Elgin firefighters took time to learn about natural gas-powered vehicles as the city’s waste management company converts its fleet of trucks. […]


    Pierce Secures Order of 11 Custom Apparatus from SC Dept.
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 10:02 by Firehouse

    This monumental apparatus order for Greenwood County Fire Service has been placed in partnership with South Carolina’s exclusive Pierce dealer, Spartan Fire and Emergency Apparatus. […]


    Camera footage found man fatally shot 2 officers in Miss. shootout
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterAssociated Press BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — A body camera recording shows a Mississippi man shot two small-town police officers at close range, an investigator testified Tuesday, with the suspect later saying “the cops were caught in my crossfire.” Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agent Luke Harrington testified in a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Marquis […]


    Camera footage captured man fatally shooting 2 LEOs in Miss. shootout, investigator says
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterAssociated Press BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — A body camera recording shows a Mississippi man shot two small-town police officers at close range, an investigator testified Tuesday, with the suspect later saying “the cops were caught in my crossfire.” Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agent Luke Harrington testified in a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Marquis […]


    Footage captures man fatally shooting 2 LEOs in Miss. shootout, investigator says
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterAssociated Press BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — A body camera recording shows a Mississippi man shot two small-town police officers at close range, an investigator testified Tuesday, with the suspect later saying “the cops were caught in my crossfire.” Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agent Luke Harrington testified in a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Marquis […]


    No Joke: Toy Bomb in Mail Costs Florida Sheriff’s Deputy His Job
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:51 by Officer

    A Pinellas County deputy’s 35-year career ended when officials say he sent a toy bomb through inner-office mail to a colleague that resulted in the evacuation of the administration building. […]


    St. Paul, MN, Puts 109-foot Aerial in Service
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:50 by Firehouse

    The St. Paul,MN, Fire Dept., has put in service a 109-foot rear-mount aerial Viper built by Rosenbauer. […]


    FFs Lead Push for MA Chemicals Ban
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:44 by Firehouse

    Firefighters are urging Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to sign a bill banning 11 toxic chemicals found in things like furniture and household goods. […]


    San Diego paying $125,000 to woman injured in 2016 collision with police car
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterDavid Garrick The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council is scheduled to approve a $125,000 payout on Tuesday to a woman who suffered significant injuries when a police patrol car collided into her… […]


    LMR v. LTE: Not an Either-Or Proposition
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:39 by Officer

    Upgrading your radio system involves many factors and law enforcement needs a solution to work with networks they already have, while ensuring they’re positions for future needs. […]


    Badly Injured IA Firefighter Improving
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:27 by Firehouse

    Clinton firefighter Adam Cain is improving after being badly injured last weekend in a grain storage bin explosion that killed Lt. Eric Hosette. […]


    New Orleans police chief chosen as new Baltimore commissioner
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterIan Duncan The Baltimore Sun Talking to a hastily assembled group of reporters at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to announce her replacement choice to be the next police commissioner, Mayor Catherine Pugh defended the way she pic… […]


    Video: Arizona Officer Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle at Traffic Stop
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 09:00 by POLICE Magazine

    A Salt River (AZ) Police officer was killed Tuesday evening when he was struck by a vehicle at a traffic stop on Loop 101. […]


    CA Governor Plans to Confront Wildfire Threat
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 08:39 by Firehouse

    Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a plan to confront California’s growing wildfire threat, pledging money for forest health and emergency response. […]


    Newly Released Train Video Shows Moments Before Chicago Officers Fatally Struck
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 07:01 by Officer

    Metra has released video from an outgoing train showing the final moments before two Chicago police officers were hit and killed by a train while chasing after a suspect. […]


    Making a Bucket List vs. Resolutions
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    Most New Year’s resolutions don’t last ten days much less through the year. This year try making a bucket list of goals and experiences rather than resolutions for changed behaviors. […]


    Staying cool: Strategies to protect firefighter cardiac health
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Firerescue1

    Extreme temperatures can trigger cardiac events in firefighters, so it’s important to find ways to stay cool on the fireground […]


    Suspect Leads Virginia Deputy on High-Speed Pursuit Reaching 132 MPH
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 06:52 by Officer

    A Culpeper County Sheriff’s deputy really had to put the pedal to the metal to keep up with a suspect who was speeding well over 100 miles an hour. […]


    Former Police Officer Opens Boxing Gym to Keep Kids Out of Gangs
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 06:49 by Officer

    A 128-year-old church in Kansas is now a boxing gym thanks to a former cop who hopes it will keep kids out of gangs. […]


    Arkansas Deputy Fired After Shooting Chihuahua
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 06:11 by Officer

    A chihuahua was in stable condition awaiting surgery at a Little Rock emergency veterinarian clinic after a recently-fired Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot her in the face Friday evening […]


    Alabama Sheriff’s Deputy Knocked Unconscious by Suspect
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Officer

    A Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy was taken to hospital by helicopter Tuesday afternoon after an altercation with a suspect left him unconscious. […]


    Trump Takes Wall Fight to American Public With Prime-Time TV Address
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 05:51 by Officer

    President Donald Trump took his disputed claim of a national security crisis at the nation’s southern border directly to the American people on Tuesday night. […]


    Florida Sheriff Tells Staff He’s Been Suspended Over Parkland Response
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 05:41 by Officer

    Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told his top commanders on Tuesday that he has been suspended and that he will be removed from office by Gov. Ron DeSantis. […]


    Injured Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Set to Return to Work
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 05:33 by Officer

    Florida Trooper Carlos Rosario, who was critically injured when a driver lost control and slammed into him on the side of a highway nearly two years ago, has made a full recovery and is expected to return to work Wednesday. […]


    Arizona Police Officer Struck and Killed
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 05:20 by Officer

    Salt River Police Officer Clayton Townsend had stopped a vehicle and was standing on the shoulder of the Loop 101 Tuesday evening when he was hit by a passing vehicle. […]


    Video: Remembering those who died in the line of duty in 2018
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 04:02 by Firerescue1

    In 2018, 86 firefighters died in the line of duty around the United States […]


    Otis Announces New Products For 2019
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 03:26 by Officer

    Lyons Falls, NY: Otis is excited to announce its new products for 2019. These products will debut at the 2019 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show on January 23-26, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV. Leading the lineup is Otis Mission Critical MC-10 Full….. […]


    Meggitt Training Systems to highlight full range of live-fire and virtual solutions at 2019 SHOT Show
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 02:34 by Officer

    Suwanee, GA – Meggitt Training Systems (booth #12267) will display its full range of live-fire and virtual training products at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 22-25, 2019. Driven by a… […]


    Trailblazer® Firearms Introduces the LifeCard .22 WMR Pocket Pistol
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 02:31 by Officer

    The newest model in the diminutive folding, single-shot pistol line will be unveiled at SHOT Show 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 22 -25, 2019. […]


    Product of the Day: OnScene Solutions — Anodized Aluminum Cargo Slides
    Posted January 9th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Featuring the industry’s only anodized aluminum cargo slides, OnScene Solutions builds the industry’s most corrosion-resistant systems. […]


    Officials: Tenn. doctors conspired to sell opioid prescriptions for $300
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:55 by EMS1

    Two doctors have had their licenses suspended after working together to sell prescriptions through an insurance company they created […]


    Landlords charged in blaze that seriously hurt 2 Mass. firefighters
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:31 by Firerescue1

    Muddasir Bari and Nargis Bhatti are charged with violating building codes as landlords of the multifamily home […]


    2 Ill. EMS providers hurt in ambulance crash
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:24 by EMS1

    Police said the ambulance was transporting a patient when it was struck by another vehicle […]


    2 Iowa EMS providers hurt in ambulance crash
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:24 by EMS1

    Police said the ambulance was transporting a patient when it was struck by another vehicle […]


    EMS providers stop teaching CPR class to save man suffering cardiac arrest
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:18 by EMS1

    Paramedic Del Black and EMT Gregg Shearer were training museum employees in CPR when Don Mahoney collapsed while volunteering at the same place […]


    EMS chief responds to union criticism over working conditions
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:11 by EMS1

    Niagara EMS Chief Kevin Smith said he was “quite shocked” when he was accused of committing “bullying and demeaning behavior” against EMS providers […]


    President Trump tells FEMA to cut funds for Calif. wildfires
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:07 by Firerescue1

    The president tweeted that the money is being wasted because the wildfires would never have happened with proper forest management […]


    Scathing review prompts Boston mayor to seek female fire cadet program
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 23:00 by Firerescue1

    The review was ordered after several women in the department complained of a discriminatory culture toward female firefighters […]


    Breweries create beer to raise money for fallen firefighter’s daughter
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 22:32 by Firerescue1

    “Worcester’s Bravest” was created by Wormtown Brewery and Wachusett Brewing Company to raise money for Christopher Roy’s daughter Ava […]


    7 hurt in violent crash involving Ky. ambulance
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 22:25 by EMS1

    Officials said the crew was trying to calm a patient who had tried to climb out of the back of the ambulance when a concrete pumping truck crashed into the rig […]


    7 hurt after pumper truck crashes into back of ambulance
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 22:25 by EMS1

    Officials said the crew was trying to calm a patient who had tried to climb out of the back of the ambulance when a concrete pumping truck crashed into the rig […]


    7 hurt after concrete truck crashes into back of ambulance
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 22:25 by EMS1

    Officials said the crew was trying to calm a patient who had tried to climb out of the back of the ambulance when a concrete pumping truck crashed into the rig […]


    Iowa firefighter badly hurt in explosion that killed Lt. improving
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 22:16 by Firerescue1

    Firefighter Adam Cain’s family said his “breathing tube was removed Sunday for about 12 hours” and that “he did extremely well and was able to breath on his own” […]


    New Fla. governor pushed to remove sheriff over Parkland massacre
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 19:47 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — With Florida’s new governor taking office, some parents of students killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre are pushing for the removal of the local sheriff. Gov. Ron DeSantis in his inaugural address Tuesday said he would hold local officials accountable for any misdeeds. The […]


    Watch CT Firefighters Battle Residential Blaze
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 19:20 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows New Haven crews battling a second-alarm fire that broke out on the third level of a residence on Monday afternoon. […]


    Watch TX Firefighters Free Trapped Apparatus
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 19:09 by Firehouse

    Video shows North Montgomery County firefighters working Monday to free an apparatus that sank into deep mud during a fire the night before. […]


    Florida Governor Suspends Sheriff Over Parkland School Shooting Response, Sources Say
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, who faced criticism over his department’s response to the deadly Parkland, FL, school shooting last year, was officially suspended by newly sworn-in Gov. Ron DeSantis, according to multiple sources. […]


    Boston Mayor Wants Female Cadet Program
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:53 by Firehouse

    Boston’s mayor wants a program aimed at recruiting more women firefighters in response to a scathing review of the fire department’s culture. […]


    Ark. officer who shot dog during service call loses job
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. — An officer has been firedlost his job after shooting a Chihuahua during a service call. Former deputy and K-9 handler Keenan Wallace was responding to a call Friday when he shot the dog, USA Today report… […]


    Video shows Ill. cop struggling with murder suspect, partner firing fatal shot
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:05 by PoliceOne

    Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas Chicago Tribune LAKEMOOR, Ill. — Surprised as he sat parked in his SUV, the man wanted for murder pointed a gun at Lakemoor Police Officer Brianna Tedesco and pulled the trigger. The gun didn’t fire. For the next 20 seconds, Tedesco and the man fought for control of the gun, Tedesco repeatedly screaming […]


    MA Firefighter Indicted for Alleged OT Abuses
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:02 by Firehouse

    Amesbury fire Lt. Scott Cloutier is accused of putting in for payment for shifts he didn’t work and has been suspended since May. […]


    Indiana Police Officer Shot in the Back by Colleague
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 18:01 by Officer

    A Lafayette police officer was shot in the back by a colleague after a dog charged at the officers during an investigation Tuesday morning. […]


    Rocky Boots Launches Its Code Blue Collection Pre-SHOT Show 2019
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 17:00 by Officer

    SHOT Show attendees can check ’em out first-hand in Booth #11340 […]


    Memorial Service Set for Fallen IA Firefighter
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 16:49 by Firehouse

    The wife of Lt. Eric Hosette has been working closely with the city and the Clinton Fire Department to plan the public visitation and service. […]


    Agility Technologies Launches Telescopic Rescue Pole Adapter
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 16:29 by Firehouse

    Reach and Rescue based in the UK are leading the charge in extended reach capabilities in the Emergency Services. […]


    FN Expands 509 Line of Pistols with Midsize and Black Tactical Models
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 16:14 by POLICE Magazine

    FN America has released the FN 509 Midsize, a new carry option in the FN 509 series of striker-fired pistols. Additionally, the FN 509 Tactical is now available in a matte black finish. […]


    Dallas FFs Save Man Who Drove Down Embankment
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 16:00 by Firehouse

    A man driving an off-road vehicle tumbled down a 10- to 12-foot embankment Tuesday morning, and Dallas Fire-Rescue needed to call in its Urban Search and Rescue Team. […]


    How to build your police career with tech acumen (eBook)
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 15:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Norwich University By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff While there is no substitute for patrols and community policing, technology plays an increasingly important role in modern policing. Officers looking to advance their careers must learn how… […]


    MA Landlords Charged in Fire that Injured FFs
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:56 by Firehouse

    Two Everett firefighters suffered serious injuries battling the three-alarm building fire over the summer. […]


    Ohio Officer Struck at Traffic Collision Scene Succumbs to Injuries
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Colerain Township (OH) Police Department who was struck by a pickup while setting up a road closure due to a traffic collision late last week has succumbed to his injuries. […]


    Ohio Officer Struck at Traffic Collision Scene Succumbs to Injuries
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Colerain Township (OH) Police Department who was struck by a pickup while setting up a road closure due to a traffic collision late last week has succumbed to his injuries. […]


    Massachusetts Officer Flown to Hospital Following Single-Vehicle Crash
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    According to WCVB-TV, the officer—who has not been identified—was transported to a Boston-area hospital via MedFlight helicopter out of an abundance of caution. […]


    Massachusetts Officer Flown to Hospital Following Single-Vehicle Crash
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer—who has not been identified—was transported to a Boston-area hospital via MedFlight helicopter out of an abundance of caution. […]


    Condor to Present Defensive Tactics Class at SHOT Show
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    “We will be taking a look at old methodologies and training programs that have caused “scars” on the psyche of public safety personnel. Discussions will involve the “Use of Force” continuum model, techniques for physical force, and testing your program… […]


    South Carolina Man Shot, Killed Following Standoff with Police
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputies with the Union County (SC) Sheriff’s Office came under fire while responding to a call of a man with a gun. The man had reportedly discharged his firearm a number of times before returning to his home. […]


    Texas Department Looking to Move to Load Bearing Vests over Duty Belts
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The Austin (TX) Police Department is examining the possibility of giving officers the option to replace their heavy duty belts with load-bearing vests which would more evenly distribute the weight of the gear they carry every day on patrol. […]


    Video: Illinois Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Murder Suspect
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Brianna Tedesco had come upon a wanted subject in an SUV on a narrow gravel road. When she asked the man for ID, he produced a piece of paper, and quickly thereafter, a handgun. […]


    Florida Deputy Injured, 94-Year-Old Man Killed in Vehicle Collision
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Brian Wiedel suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from a nearby hospital. […]


    Vermont Officer Sues Department Over Head Injuries Sustained in Training
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Burlington (VT) Police Department says she suffered three concussions and permanent hearing damage during a training exercise at the Vermont Police Academy. […]


    Retired SD officer seeks state survivor benefits after wife’s death
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — A retired South Dakota police officer asked the state’s Supreme Court Tuesday to allow her to collect state retirement system survivor benefits after her wife, a former police captain, died of cancer. An attorney for retired Rapid City officer Debra Anderson argued to the high court that South Dakota’s previous […]


    Retired SD LEO seeks state survivor benefits after same-sex spouse’s death
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — A retired South Dakota police officer asked the state’s Supreme Court Tuesday to allow her to collect state retirement system survivor benefits after her wife, a former police captain, died of cancer. An attorney for retired Rapid City officer Debra Anderson argued to the high court that South Dakota’s previous […]


    Iowa Man Arrested for Impersonating Officer after Following Teen Girl
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The man—identified as 60-year-old Kent Arnold Smith—followed the young woman as she drove her vehicle home. Smith then reportedly pulled into the driveway behind the girl’s car, telling her that he was an undercover officer. […]


    Indiana Officer Shot in Back by another Officer Firing at Aggressive Dog
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Lafayette (IN) Police Department is in serious condition after being shot in the back by another officer who was firing at an aggressive dog advancing on them. […]


    Indiana Officer Seriously Injured After Being Shot in Back by Another Officer Firing at Aggressive Dog
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Lafayette (IN) Police Department is in serious condition after being shot in the back by another officer who was firing at an aggressive dog advancing on them. […]


    Charity Helps Pay Off Home of Fallen California Police Officer
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 14:01 by Officer

    The Tunnel to Towers Foundation raised $300,000 to pay off the mortgage on the family of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh’s home, and an additional $50,000 for Singh’s 5-month-old son’s education. […]


    New Orleans Police Superintendent Selected as Baltimore’s Next Top Cop
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 13:50 by Officer

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced that she has chosen New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison to lead the city’s police department, a day after her previous pick for commissioner withdrew from consideration. […]


    Ohio Police Officer Struck at Scene of Crash Dies
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 13:17 by Officer

    Colerain Township Police Officer Dale Woods, who was struck by a pickup truck while on the scene of a previous crash Friday, died Monday at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. […]


    Ohio officer dies after being hit by pickup truck
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 13:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An officer has died days after being hit by a pickup truck. Officer Dale Woods, 46, was responding to a crash outside of his police cruiser when he was struck by the truck. He was in “very critical condition” since the incident on Friday, local news station WLWT […]


    How it’s made: A ZT knife designer explains the production process
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ZT Knives By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus A knife is a must-have tool for many officers, but knives vary widely in features, materials and craftsmanship. Zero Tolerance Knives is an American manufacturer known for its use of high-q… […]


    Quiz: What’s the right knife style for your lifestyle?
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ZT Knives By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff You know a knife can come in handy in just about any situation. Choosing the right one to fit your needs can be challenging. Take our quick quiz to find out when you’re most likely to use your… […]


    6 keys to knife maintenance
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ZT Knives By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus Police officers rely on a number of tools, especially while on patrol, and your everyday carry knife can provide a handy solution for any number of challenges. But do you know how to clean and maintain your knife to keep it in good working order? […]


    New MA Beer Honors Fallen FF
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 by Firehouse

    Brewed by breweries in Wormtown and Wachusett, “Worcester’s Bravest” was created to help raise money for the daughter of firefighter Christopher Roy, who died last month. […]


    Trends, Innovations, High-Quality Products
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 by Officer

    IWA OutdoorClassics 2019, the world-leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, and equipment takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, from March 8-11. […]


    New Mich. law lets restaurant keep flags honoring police, military
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:52 by PoliceOne

    Justin P. Hicks MLive.com, Walker, Mich. GRAND RAPIDS, MI — For years, David Warsen Sr. has been left with a feeling of joy as he drives past Brann’s Steakhouse & Grille and sees the flag commemorating his son, a Navy SEAL who died in 2… […]


    Parolee held in triple killing at California bowling alley
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:40 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press TORRANCE, Calif. — A parolee who spent 17 years in prison was arrested on suspicion of shooting into a crowd during a brawl at a Los Angeles-area bowling alley and bar, killing three people and injuring four others, police announced Monday. Reginald Wallace, 47, of Los Angeles, was arrested Sunday, Torrance Police […]


    Three SC Firefighters Hurt in Five-Alarm Blaze
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:39 by Firehouse

    Two Whitesville firefighters and a Moncks Corner firefighter were injured in the house fire that had 14 departments responding. […]


    Officer sues Vt. police academy over head injuries
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:31 by PoliceOne

    By Wilson Ring Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — A lawsuit filed by a Burlington police officer over head injuries allegedly suffered during training exercises two years ago at the Vermont Police Academy has made public details of an investigation that found other officers sustained similar injuries. Trainees were participating in a scenario in which a […]


    Colonial Park, PA, Fire Co. Gets Heavy Rescue
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:27 by Firehouse

    Firefighters with the Colonial Park Fire Company in Lower Paxton, PA, have taken delivery of a heavy rescue built by KME Fire Apparatus. It’s built on a KME Severe Service LFD cab and chassis, powered by a Cummins ISX 15 500-hp engine and an Allison… […]


    Jake Hoffman
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 11:27 by Firehouse

    Jake Hoffman is a firefighter for the Toledo, OH, Fire/Rescue Department assigned to Rescue Squad 7. He served on the technical panel for the UL fire attack study and is an adjunct fire instructor for Owens Community College and Four County Career… […]


    President Trump Will Address Nation, Visit Border
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 10:48 by Officer

    President Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday night and travel on Thursday to the U.S.-Mexico border to press his case for a wall there. […]


    Off-Duty Wisconsin Trooper Credited With Saving Family From Burning Home
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 10:31 by Officer

    An off-duty Wisconsin State Patrol trooper noticed smoke in the area while driving in Mount Pleasant shortly after 11 p.m. Friday and followed it to a burning home and alerted the family. […]


    How one consolidated dispatch center manages a mountain of calls
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Tyler Technologies By Laura Neitzel for PoliceOne BrandFocus As a consolidated center, Metro 911 of Kanahwa County in West Virginia dispatches for 32 fire departments, 22 law enforcement agencies and two EMS agencies countywide. Like most … […]


    Man Fallen FDNY Firefighter Tried Saving: ‘He’s My Hero’
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 10:26 by Firehouse

    Travis Simms was trapped in his car when firefighter Steven Pollard fell to his death trying to jump the gap on a bridge. Now, Simms is dealing with the grief and guilt. […]


    Lawsuit: DE City Officials’ ‘Indifference’ Led to LODDs
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 10:02 by Firehouse

    The claims are part of court documents filed Monday in a lawsuit against Wilmington officials in connection with the deaths of three firefighters in 2016. […]


    MD Firefighter Hurt Fighting House Blaze
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 07:37 by Firehouse

    It took two dozen firefighters from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to contain the fire. A man also was taken to the hospital for observation. […]


    MD Firefighter Hurt Fighting House Blaze
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 07:37 by Firehouse

    It took two dozen firefighters from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company to contain the fire. A man also was taken to the hospital for observation. […]


    New Year Goals That Fit a 911 Dispatcher Lifestyle
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    When we focus making goals that we’ve reflected on and made measurable with rewards, we have a higher chance of success and the opportunity to look back in 12 months from a healthier, happier place. […]


    Video Shows Texas Police Officer, Civilians Help Man Escape Burning SUV
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    Dramatic police footage shows police officers and a group of Good Samaritans desperately trying to free a man trapped in a burning SUV on a Texas highway. […]


    Incoming Colorado Sheriff Tackling Embattled Office: ‘Going to Take Time’
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:44 by Officer

    There’s going to be a new Lake County sheriff in town come Tuesday. Amy Reyes is the second woman to be elected as a sheriff in state history. […]


    Police Officer Gains New Sidekick After Rescuing Kitten
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:41 by Officer

    A police officer has a new sidekick after he rescued a kitten from the middle of a highway. […]


    10 CES 2019 gadgets for forward-thinking first responders
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:06 by EMS1

    With new technology ranging from transportation to health monitoring, plenty of devices are being debuted that could make the lives of first responders much easier […]


    10 CES 2019 gadgets for forward-thinking first responders
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:06 by EMS1

    With new technology ranging from transportation to health monitoring, plenty of devices are being debuted that could make the lives of first responders much easier […]


    10 CES 2019 gadgets for forward-thinking first responders
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:06 by Firerescue1

    With new technology ranging from transportation to health monitoring, plenty of devices are being debuted that could make the lives of first responders much easier […]


    Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of Former Chicago Police Officer
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Officer

    A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid for a new trial by former officer Marco Proano, saying the “brazenness alone of Proano’s actions” in firing 16 shots into a car filled with teens was enough for the jury to find he’d used excessive force… […]


    Maryland Police Cruiser Strikes, Kills Suspect Fleeing From Stolen Car
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 05:55 by Officer

    A Baltimore County police cruiser struck and killed someone who jumped out of a stolen car near Pimlico Sunday evening. […]


    Retired NYPD Officer Shot in 1991 Worried Gunman Will be Paroled
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 05:45 by Officer

    Retired NYPD Officer Paul Freitas fears there’s a very real chance that George Hill will be released when the shooter appears before the state Parole Board this year for a fourth time. […]


    Thousands Mourn Fallen California Police Officer
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 05:39 by Officer

    Law enforcement officers from across the country turned out Saturday to pay tribute to Newman police Cpl. Ronil Singh, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop last month by a man authorities says was in the country illegally. […]


    Video Shows Suspect Pull Guns on Illinois Officer Before Being Fatally Shot
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 05:32 by Officer

    A Lakemoor police officer “acted reasonably and appropriately” in fatally shooting Crawford County homicide suspect Kenneth Martell in July when Martell had guns in each hand and pointed at an officer. […]


    Baltimore Police Commissioner Nominee Withdraws Name From Consideration
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 05:17 by Officer

    Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s choice to become Baltimore’s next police commissioner, withdrew from consideration for the job after his 13-year-old son suffered a medical emergency. […]


    Today’s firefighter needs a purpose-built helmet
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 04:34 by Firerescue1

    New design advances both safety and comfort […]


    Texas EMS agency to equip paramedics with full body cameras
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 02:23 by EMS1

    Cypress Creek EMS will deploy 93 Axon Flex 2 cameras after “the use of this technology contributed to saving at least two lives” during a trial period […]


    Product of the Day: Harrison Hydra-Gen — Auxiliary Power Unit 10K200
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    The compact and light-weight Auxiliary Power Unit 10K200 is an all-new concept in Idle Reduction Technology. […]


    Succeed in your firefighter career by breaking these 10 bad habits
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 00:30 by Firerescue1

    Change these behaviors to practice relational leadership that will advance your professional and personal exchanges […]


    Succeed in your firefighter career by breaking these 10 bad habits
    Posted January 8th, 2019 @ 00:30 by Firerescue1

    Change these behaviors to practice relational leadership that will advance your professional and personal exchanges […]


    FFs Want New NY Chief Suspended
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:55 by Firehouse

    Three Camillus firefighters have filed a complaint about incoming the department’s incoming fire chief, claiming he made “racist, unethical and offensive” online comments. […]


    EMT student uses newly-learned skills to save shooting victim
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:55 by EMS1

    Najib Ahmed said he stumbled upon a man who had been shot and took off his shirt to wrap around his leg […]


    EMT student uses newly-learned skills to save shooting victim
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:55 by EMS1

    Najib Ahmed said he stumbled upon a man who had been shot and took off his shirt to wrap around his leg […]


    NY firefighters ask city to remove incoming chief over social media posts
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:46 by Firerescue1

    The three Camillus Fire Department members allege that James McBride made “racist, unethical and offensive” comments on Facebook […]


    Crash victim, whom an FDNY firefighter died trying to save, speaks out
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:33 by Firerescue1

    Travis Simms said he “immediately felt guilty” after learning Steven Pollard fell more than 50 feet to the ground while rushing to help him […]


    Crash victim feels ‘guilty’ after FF died trying to save him
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:33 by Firerescue1

    Travis Simms said he “immediately felt guilty” after learning Steven Pollard fell more than 50 feet to the ground while rushing to help him […]


    Paramedic begs for no retaliation after responding to triple homicide
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:29 by EMS1

    Oakland Fire Department paramedic Mike Scott urged the community to end the violence, adding that he’s “tired of seeing this” after 20 years on the job […]


    Paramedic begs for no retaliation after responding to triple homicide
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:29 by EMS1

    Oakland Fire Department paramedic Mike Scott urged the community to end the violence, adding that he’s “tired of seeing this” after 20 years on the job […]


    Fla. city to buy second set of protective gear for firefighter-paramedics
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:21 by Firerescue1

    Palm Beach Gardens is outfitting firefighter-paramedics with a second set of gear to slide into when their first gets covered in ash or contaminated with blood […]


    Fla. city to buy second set of protective gear for firefighter-paramedics
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:21 by EMS1

    Palm Beach Gardens is outfitting firefighter-paramedics with a second set of gear to slide into when their first gets covered in ash or contaminated with blood […]


    Fla. city to buy second set of protective gear for firefighter-paramedics
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 23:21 by Firerescue1

    Palm Beach Gardens is outfitting firefighter-paramedics with a second set of gear to slide into when their first gets covered in ash or contaminated with blood […]


    Study: Ambulance equipment likely contaminated with MRSA superbug
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 22:27 by EMS1

    Researchers found MRSA on all nine oxygen tanks they tested from three ambulances in Alabama […]


    Study: Ambulance equipment likely contaminated with MRSA superbug
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 22:27 by Firerescue1

    Researchers found MRSA on all nine oxygen tanks they tested from three ambulances in Alabama […]


    Police: Pregnant NY EMT punched in stomach by patient
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 22:25 by EMS1

    Officials said the drunk patient became violent after being told he had to go to the hospital and punched the EMT before running away […]


    FFs Worry About CA Fire Risk Maps
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 22:20 by Firehouse

    California officials are considering updates to maps showing the state’s most fire-prone areas. Marin County firefighters are concerned that the maps create a false sense of security. […]


    Calif. state firefighters uneasy about wildfire risk maps
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 22:15 by Firerescue1

    Fire officials say the maps, last updated more than a decade ago, are helpful, but some say those projections aren’t as relevant as they once were […]


    Code 3 Podcast: What to do if you’re passed over for a promotion
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 21:31 by Firerescue1

    Learn how to get to the next level in your firefighter career […]


    HI Firefighters Rescue Stranded Hiker
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 18:31 by Firehouse

    The man was stranded overnight without water in Kokee before Kaui firefighters could airlift him out. […]


    Data and Image Analytics Company, VaaS International Holdings, Acquired by Motorola Solutions
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 17:30 by Officer

    Acquisition complements Motorola Solutions’ command center software suite […]


    FFs Save NY Elderly Man in Kitchen Fire
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 16:48 by Firehouse

    Syosset firefighters rescued the 71-year-old man after his kitchen in a senior living complex caught fire. […]


    Report: More cops died by suicide than in line of duty in 2018
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 16:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — For the third straight year, more officers died by suicide than in the line of duty, WGN 9 reports. According to Blue H.E.L.P., a nonprofit run by active and retired police officers, at least 159 officers took their o… […]


    Ford Says Departments Will Save Millions With New Police Interceptor Utility
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 16:35 by Officer

    Ford is touting its new 2020 Police Interceptor Utility as not only being “powerful yet efficient,” but that each could save police departments as much as $5,700 in fuel costs each year. […]


    Ford Names All-New 2020 Police Interceptor as ‘The Future of Pursuit-Rated Vehicles’
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    When the all-new Police Interceptor Utility takes to the streets in 2019, that lineup will include Police Responder Hybrid Sedan, F-150 Police Responder, Expedition SSV, F-150 SSV, Transit PTV and SSV Plug-In Hybrid Sedan. […]


    FL Paramedics Shot at During Call
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 15:43 by Firehouse

    The Sarasota County first responders were inside their ambulance when the gunfire began early Monday. […]


    ‘Interviews with evil’ and the officer survival lessons they teach
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 15:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteArticle reprinted from Force Science News #375 Before the transport began, the officer had been warned that the prisoner was “big and dangerous” and should be kept handcuffed and in leg irons for the whole tri… […]


    Trump’s use of border agents for wall pitch raises legal, ethical questions
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 15:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy John T. Bennett CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was meeting privately with U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Oval Office Thursday when he suddenly told them, “Let’s go out, see the pre… […]


    How to spec out an EOD response truck
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:47 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy James Careless, P1 Contributor With domestic terrorist attacks being a growing concern for U.S. police departments, many are choosing to acquire one or more EOD response trucks to deal with suspected bombs in their jur… […]


    Boston’s Famous “Bullpen Cop” to Retire from the Department
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department who was made instantly famous for his unbridled emotional response to a David Ortiz game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series has announced his ret… […]


    Florida Officer Holds Elderly Woman’s Head above Water in Sinking Car
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Jonathan DePierre was the first on the scene of the incident in which a vehicle was reported to be sinking in a lake. […]


    Missouri Officer Who Rescued Kitten from Overpass Now Has a New Pet
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Recently released body-camera footage shows an officer with the North Kansas City (MO) Police Department coming to the rescue of a tiny kitten trapped on the Jersey barrier between the northbound and southbound lanes of an area highway shortly before C… […]


    Video: Missouri Officer Who Rescued Kitten from Overpass Now Has a New Pet
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Recently released body-camera footage shows an officer with the North Kansas City (MO) Police Department coming to the rescue of a tiny kitten trapped on the Jersey barrier between the northbound and southbound lanes of an area highway shortly before C… […]


    Video: Missouri Officer Who Rescued Kitten from Overpass Now Has a New Pet
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Recently released body-camera footage shows an officer with the North Kansas City (MO) Police Department coming to the rescue of a tiny kitten trapped on the Jersey barrier between the northbound and southbound lanes of an area highway shortly before C… […]


    Wisconsin Officer Provides Life-Saving Help During In-Flight Medical Emergency
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Grafton (WI) Police Department is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking and rapid response to a medical emergency aboard a flight he was taking from Florida to Chicago. […]


    5 New Year commitments police officers should make
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy Lawrence Lujan, P1 Contributor Resolution | re-z?-?lü-sh?n | a decision or determination Commitment | k??mitm?nt | the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc. The New Year is here and many people will make resolutions that while verbalized, are never kept or even started. Instead, resolve to […]


    Arkansas Deputy Fired for Shooting and Wounding Chihuahua
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Faulkner County (AR) Sheriff’s Office has been fired after video surfaced on Twitter of his shooting and wounding of a small dog. […]


    Pennsylvania Parents File Suit over Proposal to Arm Teachers in Schools
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Tamaqua (PA) School District “endangered their community” when they approved a “manifestly illegal” policy to give weapons to teachers and other school employees, according to a lawsuit filed by three parents and a grandparent. […]


    Pennsylvania Parents File Suit over Proposal to Arm Teachers in Schools
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Tamaqua (PA) School District “endangered their community” when they approved a “manifestly illegal” policy to give weapons to teachers and other school employees, according to a lawsuit filed by three parents and a grandparent. […]


    NC woman thwarts abduction by running into karate studio
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:21 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police say a North Carolina woman thwarted a man trying to abduct her by running into a karate studio. Capt. Jonathan Thomas of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a woman was walking to a store Thursday night when a man approached her. He says that when the man grabbed […]


    Watch FFs Escape Erupting Flames from IL House
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 14:06 by Firehouse

    Decatur firefighters had a close call battling a home blaze as the fire burst through outside windows. […]


    Spartan Motors Announces Appointment of New Emergency Response President
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 13:45 by Firehouse

    Todd Fierro has been named President of Emergency Response (ER). In this role, he will have P&L responsibility as well as direct oversight of the sales, engineering, and product management functions. […]


    Spartan Motors Announces Appointment of New Emergency Response President
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 13:45 by Firehouse

    Todd Fierro has been named President of Emergency Response (ER). In this role, he will have P&L responsibility as well as direct oversight of the sales, engineering, and product management functions. […]


    Officer.com Survey: Less Lethal Munitions
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 13:29 by Officer

    We need your input. Help us gather information about less lethal munitions by taking a brief survey. […]


    Utah LEO fatally shot while attempting to arrest fugitive
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PROVO, Utah — An officer was shot and killed while trying to apprehend a fugitive. Provo Police Officer Joseph Shinners, 29, was shot Saturday night while trying to arrest a “dangerous fugitive” near a Bed Bath and … […]


    RI man facing charges following collision with police cruiser
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A man is facing multiple charges following a collision with a police cruiser that was nearly head-on. According to local news station NBC 10 News, the cruiser was hit by an unidentified suspect around 3 a.m. The of… […]


    FL Fire Department Wants Merger with Sheriff’s Office
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 12:17 by Firehouse

    Officials are in talks to merge Hallendale Beach Fire Rescue with Broward County Sheriff Fire Rescue. But the possible ouster of Sheriff Scott Israel could affect that move. […]


    Mobile Dispatch Notifications and Tracking
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 11:43 by Firehouse

    eDispatches is the premiere notification solution that includes audio tone-out notifications, CAD messages, streaming audio, mapping/routing as well as Availability & Response features. Forecast member availability before the call goes out and … […]


    Nominee to be Baltimore’s next police leader withdraws
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    By David McFadden Associated Press BALTIMORE — The Baltimore mayor’s nominee to be the city’s next police commissioner on Monday abruptly withdrew his name from consideration, the latest setback to the beleaguered force where leadership instability has become the norm. A terse announcement about Joel Fitzgerald’s decision was made in a Monday tweet from the […]


    North Hudson, NJ, Regional Fire & Rescue Gets New Quint
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 10:38 by Firehouse

    North Hudson, NJ, Regional Fire & Rescue has taken delivery of a 2019 Pierce Enforcer quint. […]


    Fleeing suspect hit, killed by Md. officer’s cruiser
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 10:25 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press PIMLICO, Md. — Baltimore County police say an officer has hit and killed a suspect fleeing a stolen car. Spokesman Cpl. Shawn Vinson tells news outlets that county police on Sunday were pursuing a car reported stolen earlier that afternoon from a pizza delivery driver. Police say three people jumped out of […]


    Off-Duty FF Honored for Help Saving OH Child
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 10:18 by Firehouse

    Lt. David Eberhard received a West Chester Township Fire Department award that hasn’t been given out in more than a decade […]


    Houston PD praised for handling of girl’s drive-by shooting
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 10:10 by PoliceOne

    By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl, a turn in the case suggesting the attack was not a hate crime as asserted by the girl’s […]


    Utah Officer Shot, Killed Attempting to Arrest Fugitive
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 10:06 by POLICE Magazine

    The suspect, a 40-year-old man, was wounded in the shooting, Provo police Detective Nick Dupaix said, and is being treated at Utah Valley Hospital — the same hospital where 29-year-old Officer Joseph Shinners died from his injuries. […]


    Procession Carries Fallen FF to IA Home
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 09:39 by Firehouse

    Residents and first responders lined Interstate 80 to pay their respects to Clinton fire Lt. Eric Hosette, 33, who was killed in a grain silo storage bin explosion over the weekend. […]


    The Best Law Enforcement Sunglasses
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    What type of sunglasses work the best for law enforcement officers? […]


    FF Hospitalized Fighting PA House Fire
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 08:52 by Firehouse

    The Wilkins Township firefighter was hurt battling an early Monday house fire that killed two dogs and took crews a few hours to extinguish. […]


    Baltimore City FF Hurt in Two-Alarm Blaze
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 08:20 by Firehouse

    The firefighter suffered his injuries, which weren’t life-threatening, fighting a vacant house fire Sunday afternoon. […]


    FDNY Firefighter Dies after Fall from Bridge
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 07:56 by Firehouse

    Firefighter Steven H. Pollard, 30, of Canarsie-based Ladder 170, was unable to clear the gap between two sides of a Belt Parkway bridge in Brooklyn when he fell 52 feet to the ground. […]


    Expanding VES in Search Ops
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 07:18 by Firehouse

    Dustin Martinez explains how the ladder-assisted search helps expand the search area. […]


    Sign of the Times – HELP WANTED
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    Too much oversight and the Ferguson effect impact recruiting. Police departments are struggling to find new hires. […]


    Driving lessons learned from a medic’s death
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 06:59 by EMS1

    Ambulance crash tragedies like this one are a stark reminder of the danger of ignoring high-risk behavior […]


    Driving lessons learned from a medic’s death
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 06:59 by EMS1

    Ambulance crash tragedies like this one are a stark reminder of the danger of ignoring high-risk behavior […]


    Beloved Husky is fired from police job when his human is caught in small-town feud
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 06:51 by Officer

    In late November, a beloved member of the El Portal police department was removed from duty without official explanation, causing an uproar among the village’s 2,400 residents who knew the police rookie only as “Arctic.” […]


    Georgia Struggles to Enforce Immigration Law
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    Over the past few years, statehouses around the country have tried to rein in cities deemed too friendly to undocumented immigrants. But Georgia is the only state that’s created an independent board with one specific mission: Punishing cities that… […]


    A firefighter’s guide to stress and well-being
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 05:21 by Firerescue1

    The natural practice of mind and body awareness provides a powerful foundation for personal strength […]


    A firefighter’s guide to stress and well-being
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 05:21 by Firerescue1

    The natural practice of mind and body awareness provides a powerful foundation for personal strength […]


    A firefighter’s guide to stress and well-being
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 05:21 by Firerescue1

    The natural practice of mind and body awareness provides a powerful foundation for personal strength […]


    10 strategies for minimizing stress and anxiety in fire service leadership
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 03:14 by Firerescue1

    Follow this map to resiliency to overcome challenges and find satisfaction in leading your fire department […]


    Tasmanian Tiger® Unveils Modular Pistol Bag for Multiple Firearms
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 02:55 by Officer

    Miramar, Fla. (January 2019) – Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the U.S. market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., will be introducing their version of a feature rich pistol bag for professionals on the job or….. […]


    Head-to-toe health: How MSA Safety is committing to keep firefighters healthy, safe
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 02:45 by Firerescue1

    In order to help the helpers, ensuring every firefighter’s safety from the get-go is crucial […]


    Confronting workplace bullying in the fire service
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 02:01 by Firerescue1

    The IAFC Bullying, Harassment and Workplace Violence Prevention Task Group combats workplace bullying misconceptions and advocates organizational accountability […]


    Five Steps to Building a Quality Fire Pump
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 02:00 by Firehouse

    Waterous fire pumps are engineered, cast, machined, assembled and tested in the USA. […]


    Product of the Day: Fyrelane USA — Hydra Storz Rapid Connecting System
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Hydra-Storz Rapid Connecting System is designed to speed up your LDH connection to a fire hydrant at the scene. […]


    Mitigating firefighter cancer risks through lifestyle
    Posted January 7th, 2019 @ 00:24 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters are exposed to harmful carcinogens on the job, but they can take steps to limit their exposure in other ways […]


    10 tips for managing EMS billing compliance issues in the fire service
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 23:34 by Firerescue1

    Charting, internal audits and following OIG/Medicare rules and exclusions can prevent a costly audit […]


    Hundreds gather to honor former firefighter who died saving others from fire
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 23:23 by Firerescue1

    John Heller, who died after saving his fiancé and four nephews from an apartment fire, was honored by more than 300 community members […]


    Future EMT gives birth to first child at home
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 23:18 by EMS1

    Paramedic Johnathon Bobbitt-Miller said Yunyi Chen, who just completed EMT training, was unusually calm while giving birth in her living room […]


    Fla. man arrested for assaulting EMT, urinating in front of ambulance
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 23:13 by EMS1

    Marcel Thomas was being transported to the hospital when he allegedly became aggressive and demanded the ambulance be stopped […]


    Ohio firefighter struck by suspected drunk driver on way to work
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 23:10 by Firerescue1

    The Hambden Fire Department shared a photo of the firefighter’s personal vehicle after it was forced into an intersection after it was struck […]


    Fla. firefighter-paramedic recovering after sudden illness
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:41 by EMS1

    Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue Department firefighter Erik Conde was on a shift last month when he collapsed from a bacterial infection in his lungs […]


    Fla. firefighter-paramedic recovering after sudden illness
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:41 by Firerescue1

    Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue Department firefighter Erik Conde was on a shift last month when he collapsed from a bacterial infection in his lungs […]


    2 paramedics hurt in fatal wrong-way ambulance crash
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:37 by EMS1

    Metro EMS paramedics Paul Sanchez and Darius Williams were extricated from the ambulance after it was struck by another vehicle going the wrong way on the highway […]


    2 Ark. paramedics hurt in fatal wrong-way ambulance crash
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:37 by EMS1

    Metro EMS paramedics Paul Sanchez and Darius Williams were extricated from the ambulance after it was struck by another vehicle going the wrong way on the highway […]


    2 Ark. medics injured after wrong-way driver crashes into ambulance
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:37 by EMS1

    Metro EMS paramedics Paul Sanchez and Darius Williams were extricated from the ambulance after it was struck by another vehicle going the wrong way on the highway […]


    Muslim FDNY firefighter settles with city over firehouse harassment
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 22:23 by Firerescue1

    City officials settled with Raheem Hassan, who said had been subjected to a hostile work environment, but did not admit any wrongdoing […]


    Police: Shots fired at Fla. paramedics responding to call
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 21:57 by EMS1

    The two paramedics were able to get back into the ambulance and drive away while three to five more shots were fired at the ambulance, according to police […]


    LODD: Iowa fire Lt. dies, firefighter hurt in silo explosion
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 21:50 by Firerescue1

    Lt. Eric Hosette was killed in an explosion at Clinton’s Archer Daniels Midland, and firefighter Adam Cain was transported to the hospital in critical condition […]


    LODD: Iowa fire Lt. dies, firefighter hurt in silo explosion
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 21:50 by Firerescue1

    Lt. Eric Hosette was killed in an explosion at Clinton’s Archer Daniels Midland, and firefighter Adam Cain was transported to the hospital in critical condition […]


    LODD: FDNY firefighter dies after falling off bridge
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 21:42 by Firerescue1

    Steven Pollard was responding to a vehicle crash when he slipped through a gap in the roadway and fell 52 feet […]


    FF Hurt Fighting VA Storage Center Fire
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 16:07 by Firehouse

    Around 45 Chesapeake firefighters were battling a difficult, deep-seated blaze at the storage facility when the injury happened. […]


    FF Hurt Fighting VA Storage Center Fire
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 16:07 by Firehouse

    Around 45 Chesapeake firefighters were battling a difficult, deep-seated blaze at the storage facility when the injury happened. […]


    FF Hurt Fighting VA Storage Center Fire
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 16:07 by Firehouse

    Around 45 Chesapeake firefighters were battling a difficult, deep-seated blaze at the storage facility when the injury happened. […]


    FL Firefighter Competes in TV’s ‘Titan Games’
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 15:14 by Firehouse

    A grandmother in her 50s, Palm Beach Gardens Fire and Rescue firefighter Julie Dudley is one of the physical competition show’s oldest contestants. […]


    Calif. police fatally shoot man inside gas station store
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Authorities in northern California say police officers killed a heavily armed man who was firing his gun inside a gas station convenience store. In a news release, Santa Clara police say a 55-year-old man was shooting his gun “indiscriminately” in the parking lot and store Saturday morning. Authorities […]


    Parents sue over Pa. district’s policy to arm teachers at school
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 14:20 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press Tamaqua school board members “endangered their community” when they approved a “manifestly illegal” policy to give weapons to teachers and other school employees, according to a lawsuit filed by three parents and a grandparent. TAMAQUA, Pa. — Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing […]


    Slain Calif. LEO called ‘American hero’ at funeral
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    By Daisy Nguyen Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A California police officer who was killed in the line of duty was hailed Saturday as a “Fiji-born American hero” who made the ultimate sacrifice for his adopted country. At a funeral held for Cpl. Ronil Singh, mourners remembered the 33-year-old as a hard-working immigrant who worked […]


    Viral sorrow over burnt Krispy Kreme truck lands Ky. police free doughnuts
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    Richard Tribou Orlando Sentinel LEXINGTON, Ky. — The sadness may have not been real, but the consolation doughnuts were. Two days after police officers in Lexington, Kentucky, mourned the loss of a Krispy Kreme doughnut truck, Krispy Kreme delive… […]


    Viral sorrow over burnt Krispy Kreme truck lands Ky. police free doughnuts
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    Richard Tribou Orlando Sentinel LEXINGTON, Ky. — The sadness may have not been real, but the consolation doughnuts were. Two days after police officers in Lexington, Kentucky, mourned the loss of a Krispy Kreme doughnut truck, Krispy Kreme delive… […]


    FF Crashed FDNY Apparatus in Joyride with Kids
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 11:54 by Firehouse

    The firefighter was suspended after hitting a parked car and dumpster during a firehouse holiday party, causing thousands of dollars of damage to the apparatus. […]


    FF Crashed FDNY Apparatus in Joyride with Kids
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 11:54 by Firehouse

    The firefighter was suspended after hitting a parked car and dumpster during a firehouse holiday party, causing thousands of dollars of damage to the apparatus. […]


    FL Apparatus to Be Named after Fallen FF
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 11:12 by Firehouse

    Lake County Fire Rescue’s new Engine 72 will be called “Jack” to honor Assistant Chief Jack Fillman, who died of cancer in 2015. […]


    3 tips for implementing intelligence-led policing all PDs can learn from
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 08:10 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Motorola Solutions By Warren Wilson for PoliceOne Many of our failings in law enforcement come from institutional inertia. The “That’s how we’ve always done it,” thought process inhibits progress. For instance, fede… […]


    Officer Joseph Shinners Succumbed to Wounds
    Posted January 6th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Officer

    Officer Joseph Shinners of the Provo Police Department succumbed to wounds received in the line of duty on January 5th, 2019; the first LoDD of the year. […]


    Ex-FF Accused of Stealing from NH Department
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 21:55 by Firehouse

    Matthew Twomey was arrested and charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing equipment worth more than $1,500 from the South Hampton Fire Department. […]


    Investigation: Kansas City FFs Didn’t Spray Homeless Man
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 21:41 by Firehouse

    A homeless man had accused Kansas City firefighters of dousing him with a fire hose while putting out a New Year’s Day blaze. But a fire department probe determined that didn’t happen. […]


    Artist says thanks to Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    Dispatcher takes call about fire that destroyed her own home
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Dispatcher Barbara Hughes was working when she took a 911 call reporting a blaze in the area where she lives […]


    Dad recounts attempts to save son who apparently died of allergic reaction to fish smell
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    Steven Jean-Pierre desperately tried to save his son as he struggled to breathe after apparently suffering from an allergic reaction to the smell of cooking fish […]


    Fourth-generation firefighter takes over as chief of Ohio department
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Michael Hannigan, who is a retired fire chief, was tapped to replace former Franklin Township Fire Department chief Tom Snively […]


    Dispatcher takes call about fire that destroyed her own home
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Dispatcher Barbara Hughes was working when she took a 911 call reporting a blaze in the area where she lives […]


    Artist says thanks to Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    After third round of tests, Conn. fire dept. promotion list finally stands
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    After more than three years of testing, re-testing and appeals, several lieutenants’ positions at the East Hartford fire department will finally be filled […]


    Fourth-generation firefighter takes over as chief of Ohio department
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    Michael Hannigan, who is a retired fire chief, was tapped to replace former Franklin Township Fire Department chief Tom Snively […]


    Artist says thanks to Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    Artist thanks Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    Artist thanks Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    Artist thanks Duluth rescue crew with marble carving
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The marble piece is a gift to the station after a rescuer there pulled artist Eric Waller and a friend from a car wreck in June 2012 […]


    MO Fire District Loses FFs When Grant Ends
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:21 by Firehouse

    A federal grant has been paying the salaries of eight Antonia firefighters for the past two years. But that ends in March. […]


    3 shot dead, 4 injured at Southern California bowling alley
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 20:04 by Officer

    Torrance police were still searching for the shooter or shooters. The bowling alley, with its distinctive blue sloping roof, has been a popular nightspot in the quiet suburb for decades. […]


    IA Firefighter Killed in Grain Bin Explosion
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 16:02 by Firehouse

    A Clinton firefighter died and another was hurt in an explosion while they were battling a fire at a grain silo storage bin. […]


    NY Firefighter Fatally Hits Woman on Way to Fire
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 14:41 by Firehouse

    The Long Beach volunteer firefighter hit two pedestrians early Saturday while driving to a call. One was killed, and the other was seriously hurt. […]


    Scabies Scare Shuts Down FDNY Station
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 12:55 by Firehouse

    Officials closed the Queens firehouse for disinfection after a firefighter was infected with the skin condition. […]


    Accused NY Arsonist in Fire that Killed Ex-FF Faces Hearing
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 12:02 by Firehouse

    The proceedings for Terrence Truitt were the same day as the funeral for former Oneonta firefighter John D. Heller, who died saving his fiancée and his four nephews from a burning apartment building. […]


    Accused NY Arsonist in Fire that Killed Ex-FF Faces Hearing
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 12:02 by Firehouse

    The proceedings for Terrence Truitt were the same day as the funeral for former Oneonta firefighter John D. Heller, who died saving his fiancée and his four nephews from a burning apartment building. […]


    Tunnel to Towers Foundation raises money for fallen Calif. officer’s family
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWMAN, Calif. — The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is helping raise money for the family of a fallen California officer who was killed in the line of duty last month. According to Fox News, Newman Cpl. Ronil Singh … […]


    Tunnel to Towers Foundation raises money for fallen Calif. officer’s family
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWMAN, Calif. — The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is helping raise money for the family of a fallen California officer who was killed in the line of duty last month. According to Fox News, Newman Cpl. Ronil Singh … […]


    3 dead, 4 hurt in Calif. bowling alley shooting
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    By Ruben Vives and Courtney Lewis Los Angeles Times TORRANCE, Calif. — Three men were fatally shot and four were injured late Friday at a Torrance bowling alley, police said, and relatives and friends wept and shouted outside as they awaited word on the victims. The shooting, which was apparently preceded by a fight, was […]


    MI Paramedics, FF Hurt in Ambulance Crash
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 10:26 by Firehouse

    The Van Buren Township firefighter and the two Hudson Valley Ambulance paramedics were taking a woman who had suffered a stroke to the hospital when they were hit. […]


    CT Fire Chief Sworn in for Second Time
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 09:20 by Firehouse

    Mike Eheman — a second-generation, 60-year veteran firefighter — becomes fire chief for the Asnonia Fire Department for a second term. […]


    PA Ladder Truck Catches Fire: ‘We’ve Had Better Days’
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 08:55 by Firehouse

    West Hills Regional firefighters had been using the apparatus for driver training when flames suddenly started coming from the cab. […]


    Canadian officer uses voice in daily police work
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 05:36 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LONGUEUIL, Québec – An officer in Canada serves her community by day and is pursuing a singing career by night. Longueuil Police Constable Jacqueline Pierre has loved music her entire life, joining her father’s church ch… […]


    As opioid crisis deepens, officers are becoming victims
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 05:25 by PoliceOne

    By Tim Prudente The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Every mile brought Lt. Dan Gosnell closer to relief. His body ached for the little white pills, though his mind shouted to turn back. “What the hell are you doing?” the young police comman… […]


    Firefighters rescue 2 workers stuck in elevator 6 stories high
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 02:03 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters used harnesses and ropes to lower the two men six stories to the ground safely […]


    Firefighters rescue 2 workers stuck in elevator 6 stories high
    Posted January 5th, 2019 @ 02:03 by EMS1

    Firefighters used harnesses and ropes to lower the two men six stories to the ground safely […]


    3 dead, 4 hurt in Calif. bowling alley shooting
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 22:30 by Firerescue1

    The shooting, which was apparently preceded by a fight, was reported at Gable House Bowl; no arrests were reported […]


    3 dead, 4 hurt in Calif. bowling alley shooting
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 22:30 by EMS1

    The shooting, which was apparently preceded by a fight, was reported at Gable House Bowl; no arrests were reported […]


    Report: Opioid crisis cutting Philly life expectancy
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    A “Health of the City” report found that overdoses outstripped all other causes of death except for heart disease and cancer in 2017 […]


    Inmates honored for rushing to help stricken officer
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 20:30 by EMS1

    The inmates grabbed James Smith’s cell phone after he fell into a ditch, called 911 and waited until law enforcement and EMS arrived […]


    Mass. fire chief to retire after 28-year career
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    After 12 years as chief, Mansfield Fire Chief Neal Boldrighini will be retiring in September 2019 […]


    Firefighters likely save station after quickly dousing apparatus blaze
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    After an alarm alerted the Plymouth Fire Department to a fire in their own building, the three-man crew from Station 5 sprang into action […]


    Firefighters likely save station after quickly dousing apparatus blaze
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 20:30 by Firerescue1

    After an alarm alerted the Plymouth Fire Department to a fire in their own building, the three-man crew from Station 5 sprang into action […]


    St. Louis County police chief proposes merger with St. Louis city police
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 18:56 by PoliceOne

    Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch CLAYTON, Miss. — St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar has a plan to take over policing in St. Louis, but leave the 52 municipal police departments in the county intact — a move that appears to con… […]


    Toxin Exposure Suspected in Ex-WA Fire Captains’ Deaths
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 18:31 by Firehouse

    Two former Spokane Valley Fire Department captains died last month, and long-term exposure to toxins could have been the cause. […]


    HI City Council Worried About FF Testing
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 17:56 by Firehouse

    The concern comes after a high number of recruits failed a test and multiple recruits were let go by the Honolulu Fire Department recently. […]


    HI City Council Worried About FF Testing
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 17:56 by Firehouse

    The concern comes after a high number of recruits failed a test and multiple recruits were let go by the Honolulu Fire Department recently. […]


    Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer critically injured in crash
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 17:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff A Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer was critically injured Thursday night after being hit by another vehicle on his motorcycle. Officer Andy Chan is in critical but stable condition following brain surgery needed after the crash, ABC 6 Action News reports. Doctors are conducting minute-by-minute “aggressive monitoring” on Chan’s condition. There hasn’t been […]


    Trump’s use of border agents for wall pitch raises legal, ethical questions
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 17:12 by Officer

    Experts said the president’s use of the officers in what amounted to a border barrier infomercial on afternoon cable television likely did not run astray of a 1939 law that bars most federal employees from conducting political activities while in their… […]


    The Slimline G43X and G48 – Perfect for Everyday Carry
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The GLOCK 43X and the GLOCK 48 feature the design of the Slimline series with a silver slide and are a perfect fit for everyday carry. Chambered in 9X19, both pistols feature a compact Slimline frame with silver nPVD finish and a 10-round magazine… […]


    Services begin for officer slain in Calif. traffic stop
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 16:13 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press NEWMAN, Calif. — The flag-draped casket of a California police officer who authorities say was gunned down by a man in the country illegally was carried in a procession Friday through the streets he once patrolled to a public viewing in a community theater. The case has rekindled a debate over California’s […]


    Seattle police release video of fatal OIS on New Year’s Eve
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 15:24 by PoliceOne

    Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Seattle police Thursday released graphic video of an officer’s fatal shooting of a 36-year-old man during a New Year’s Eve confrontation in North Seattle, including slowed-down footage showin… […]


    PA Department to Change Part-Time FF Qualifications
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 15:03 by Firehouse

    The Meadville Central Fire Department wants to adopt the new guidelines as a way to hopefully encourage new part-time firefighters. […]


    Oregon Students Protest Presence of School Resource Officers
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 15:00 by POLICE Magazine

    The students say the presence of the officers makes the students feel unsafe, contribute to discrimination in school and their presence can lead to hostile and unsafe school environments. […]


    ELCAN to Offer Training on Specter Rifle Sight at SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:50 by POLICE Magazine

    “The terrain in which our law enforcement officers will engage targets is often unpredictable,” Petry says. “A typical engagement can take place in open, wooded, or urban terrain. Sometimes, officers can find themselves in all of these types of terrain… […]


    Krispy Kreme Delivers Donuts to Kentucky Police Following Truck Fire
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    When a social media post by the Lexington (KY) Police Department—showing officers appearing to be crying after fire destroyed a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts delivery truck—went viral, the confectioner company sent a message via twitter to the agency saying t… […]


    Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Kentucky Police Following Truck Fire
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    When a social media post by the Lexington (KY) Police Department—showing officers appearing to be crying after fire destroyed a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts delivery truck—went viral, the confectioner company sent a message via twitter to the agency saying t… […]


    Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Kentucky Police Following Truck Fire
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    When a social media post by the Lexington (KY) Police Department—showing officers appearing to be crying after fire destroyed a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts delivery truck—went viral, the confectioner company sent a message via twitter to the agency saying t… […]


    Troy Acoustics Expert to Present Range Noise Reduction Session at SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Shooting ranges nationwide, including law enforcement facilities, are being cited by health and safety officials for noise control violations. These citations have resulted in a reduction of operating hours, range shutdowns, and in some cases, fines fo… […]


    Troy Acoustics Expert to Present Range Noise Reduction Session at SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Shooting ranges nationwide, including law enforcement facilities, are being cited by health and safety officials for noise control violations. These citations have resulted in a reduction of operating hours, range shutdowns, and in some cases, fines fo… […]


    Texas Man Comes to Aid of Troopers Before Collapsing and Dying
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Family members say Glenn “Bam Bam” Sanco always wanted to be a police officer, but the responsibilities of providing for his family kept him from returning to school.  […]


    Texas Man Comes to Aid of Troopers Before Collapsing and Dying
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Family members say Glenn “Bam Bam” Sanco always wanted to be a police officer, but the responsibilities of providing for his family kept him from returning to school.  […]


    Trijicon to Offer Handgun Optics Class for Law Enforcement at 2019 SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The class will cover the practical use of reflex sights on handguns, how they work, and the advantages they offer in terms of tactical effectiveness, enhanced officer safety, and reduced officer and/or agency liability. […]


    Trijicon to Offer Handgun Optics Class for Law Enforcement at 2019 SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The class will cover the practical use of reflex sights on handguns, how they work, and the advantages they offer in terms of tactical effectiveness, enhanced officer safety, and reduced officer and/or agency liability. […]


    Florida Teen Delivers Hand-Made Stuffed Toy Bears to Families of Fallen LEOs
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    A young woman wanted to do something for the friends and family of Heath Gumm, the Adams County (CO) Deputy who was killed in the line of duty just under a year ago. So she made 15 stuffed bears adorned with the agency’s patch and Gumm’s name. […]


    Active Shooter who Opened Fire on Texas Officers Killed in Gunfight
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said that shell casings were found up and down the street for blocks. […]


    Active Shooter who Opened Fire on Texas Officers Killed in Gunfight
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said that shell casings were found up and down the street for blocks. […]


    Off-Duty California Officer Dies of Wound from Accidental Gun Discharge
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty sergeant with the Pismo Beach (CA) Police Department reportedly died on Sunday after sustaining a wound from an accidental discharge of a firearm. […]


    VirTra to Offer Class on Training to Respond Under Stress at SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    “Training time is a scarce resource in law enforcement and must be effectively utilized. This course discusses maximizing the use of training time and is critical to the successful outcome of our students in law enforcement contacts.” […]


    VirTra to Offer Class on Training to Respond Under Stress at SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    “Training time is a scarce resource in law enforcement and must be effectively utilized. This course discusses maximizing the use of training time and is critical to the successful outcome of our students in law enforcement contacts.” […]


    Arkansas Officer Heroically Saves One-Year-Old Girl from Armed Man
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Little Rock (AR) Police Department recently released dash-cam footage of the incident that took place on December 19, 2018. […]


    Michigan Teen who Stole Police Car at Traffic Stop Arrested After Joyride
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A 17-year-old girl reportedly took a police car on a brief joyride following a traffic stop early on New Year’s Day. […]


    Pulsar Offers Course on Thermal Imaging Systems During SHOT Show
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:27 by POLICE Magazine

    “Law enforcement officers of all types understand that day-to-day operations may take them into hostile environments at any time. In these critical moments, the situational awareness provided by thermal monoculars and binoculars can save lives.” […]


    Rookie College Campus Officer Makes Big Marijuana Arrest in Tennessee
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:26 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Middle Tennessee State University Police Department is making the most of her time while most of the students have vacated campus for winter break. Officer Katelynn Adams seized 14 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. […]


    FFs Union Gets Collective Bargaining on CO Ballot
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:15 by Firehouse

    The Colorado Springs firefighters union collected around 16,000 signatures in order to place the question on the April ballot over the objections of the mayor and city council. […]


    Photo of the Week: Red & blue
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo was submitted by Ofc. James P.R. Leedy of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Police Department in Petoskey, Michigan. Pretty trippy! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! […]


    The limitations and potential of facial recognition software
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 13:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Last year, rights groups and even Amazon employees and stockholders sought to stop that company from providing its Rekognition software to law enforcement agencies. By all accounts, that effort has failed, as police are using the software—as well […]


    Texas Police Release Sketch of Suspect in Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 13:50 by Officer

    Harris County police are looking for a thin white man in his 30s or 40s who they police shot and killed 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in Texas Sunday. […]


    Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Twice Returns to Duty
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 13:39 by Officer

    Weld County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Stupka returned to full duty this week after recovering from injuries sustained in a shooting last spring. […]


    12 traits of effective police leaders
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike WasilewskiThe article, originally published June 2016, has been updated with current information. For most law enforcement officers, being a cop is more than just a job, it is a lifestyle and an identity. The potential fo… […]


    LEOs charged after 2 women drowned in van swept away by floodwaters
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike WasilewskiBy Meg Kinnard Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two South Carolina law officers were charged Friday in the deaths of two women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence. Stephen Flood is charged with two counts each of reckless homicide and involuntary […]


    Cryptocurrency 101: What cops need to know about crime, cryptocurrencies and the dark web
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike WasilewskiBy Detective Joshua Lee, M.L.S., CFE, CCCI, CTFI, CCIE Criminals are slowly turning away from traditional money crimes like robbery and burglary to focus on white-collar crimes, which yield better returns with si… […]


    MA Fire Chief to Step Down after 12 Years
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 11:37 by Firehouse

    Mansfield Fire Chief Neal Boldrighini will retire in September but not before moving the department into new facilities. […]


    Fat loss made simple: 12 tips to becoming a leaner cop
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: George VrotsosThis article, originally published October 2015, has been updated with current information. There are many reasons why an officer may want to lose fat. Officers who lean out will have better cardiovascular health, get less fatigu… […]


    Pumper’s Cost Forces IL Fire District to Rebid
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 11:13 by Firehouse

    “The reality is we can’t do that, we don’t have the money,” said a Godfrey Fire Protection District board member about paying not only for a more expensive apparatus but also more firefighters. […]


    NoSweat Hat and Helmet Liners Keep the Sweat Out of Your Eyes
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Officer

    NoSweat has created the first disposable performance liners for hats, helmets, hard hats and visors that absorb sweat instantly while preventing odors, stains and even acne.  NoSweat thin liners simply peel and stick to the inside of headwear and… […]


    Fla. deputy disciplined for failure to respond to school shooter
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 10:22 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A sheriff’s deputy has been placed on restricted duty following the release of a statewide commission’s report on the handling of last year’s mass shooting at a Florida high school. News outlets report Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Stambaugh was informed of the decision on Thursday. Commissioners said Stambaugh […]


    Ariz. sheriff agrees to equip deputies with overdose reversal drug
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — In response to the increasing opioid crisis and concerns expressed by community members, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department has changed its policy regarding deputies carrying the overdos… […]


    Morristville, VT, Responds with New Mini Pumper
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 10:00 by Firehouse

    Morrisville, VT, Fire Department has recently taken delivery of an all new HME Ahrens-Fox MiniEvo. […]


    MD Firefighters Suspended for Fighting on Call
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 09:59 by Firehouse

    The Prince George’s County firefighters are accused of fighting at a fire in Capitol Heights after thy apparently were competing with each other to reach the scene. […]


    Detroit FF Hurt after Two-Story Fall
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 09:27 by Firehouse

    A Detroit firefighter was taken to the hospital with an injured shoulder after stairs collapsed while battling a fire at a vacant house. […]


    Fourth-Generation FF Appointed OH Chief
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 09:03 by Firehouse

    Michael Hannigan takes over Franklin Township’s fire department, replacing Tom Snively, who retired late last year. […]


    Money-saving Flashlight Packages
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    ASP has added a series of flashlights packaged in configurations that offer a new pricing tier for retailers and end users. Customers now have the option to buy several of the company’s most popular high-performance, Dual Fuel tactical lights in two… […]


    Woman Reunites With Deputies, Thanks Them for Rescuing Her From SUV in Water-Filled Ditch
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Officer

    When 20-year-old Amanda Antonio’s car flipped into a watery ditch off Interstate 4, deputies say it was so bogged down in the mud, she was nearly impossible to spot. […]


    Suspect Tries to Run Over Illinois Police Officer
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 07:52 by Officer

    One person was in custody Thursday morning, after trying to run over an Elmwood Park police officer, and leading them on a chase that ended in Chicago. […]


    San Jose Police Officer Injured In Overnight Collision
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 07:45 by Officer

    A San Jose police officer was hospitalized with apparently non-life threatening injuries after the officer’s cruiser and another vehicle collided early Wednesday morning. […]


    Teen Arrested After Stealing and Crashing Michigan Police Cruiser
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 07:27 by Officer

    A young woman was arraigned Wednesday afternoon after stealing a cruiser and taking it for a joyride on New Year’s Day. […]


    Video Shows Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper’s Close Call
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 07:12 by Officer

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Colby Overstreet was nearly hit by an oncoming motorist while on the scene of a crash Wednesday night. […]


    Judge Again Postpones Ruling on Fate of Officers in Alleged Cover-Up
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    A Cook County judge has again delayed her decision on the fate of three current or former Chicago cops on trial on charges they filed false reports to exaggerate the threat posed by Laquan McDonald on the night he was fatally shot. […]


    Florida Deputy Disciplined for Parkland Response
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:41 by Officer

    Josh Stambaugh, one of eight Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies who heard gunshots but did not immediately try to confront the gunman at the Parkland school shooting, was put on restricted duty Thursday. […]


    St. Louis County Police Chief Proposes Merger With St. Louis City Police
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:32 by Officer

    St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar has a plan to take over policing in St. Louis, but leave the 52 municipal police departments in the county intact. […]


    Seattle Police Release Video of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:15 by Officer

    Seattle police Thursday released graphic video of an officer’s fatal shooting of a 36-year-old man during a New Year’s Eve confrontation in North Seattle, including slowed-down footage showing the man grasping what police say was a stolen handgun. […]


    Philadelphia Motorcycle Officer Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Officer

    Philadelphia Motorcycle Officer Andy Chan was critically injured late Thursday afternoon after he was tossed from his bike when he was struck by a 79-year-old driver in the Holmesburg section of the city. […]


    Fire departments in crisis: Time to make some changes
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Firerescue1

    Exploring combination, professional fire departments necessary to achieve safe, efficient firefighter staffing levels […]


    Fire departments in crisis: Time to make some changes
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 06:02 by Firerescue1

    Exploring combination, professional fire departments necessary to achieve safe, efficient firefighter staffing levels […]


    Mich. paramedic in critical condition after ambulance crash
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 04:54 by EMS1

    Officials said one paramedic and the patient who was being transported are in critical condition, and three others were also hospitalized […]


    San Francisco ban on flame retardant furniture goes into effect
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 03:52 by Firerescue1

    Officials said flame retardants are not necessary for fire safety, and have been linked to several health concerns such as birth defects and forms of cancer […]


    How to buy EMS drugs for your department
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 03:39 by EMS1

    Here are the top questions medical directors, operation directors and quality assurance directors need to answer before purchasing EMS drugs […]


    ePCR connected care: patient evaluation across the care continuum
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    Making data-driven fire-based EMS decisions to improve efficacy of treatments in a financially reimbursable model […]


    Product of the Day: Command Light — Octo Light Tower
    Posted January 4th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    The Command Light CL Series CL802AA-W4 features eight Whelen light fixtures. […]


    Video: Fire chief discusses saving lives in opioid crisis in TED Talk
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 23:52 by EMS1

    Huntington Fire Department Chief Jan Rader discusses her community’s unique approach to decreasing opioid overdoses […]


    Video: Fire chief discusses saving lives in opioid crisis in TED Talk
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 23:52 by Firerescue1

    Huntington Fire Department Chief Jan Rader discusses her community’s unique approach to decreasing opioid overdoses […]


    EMS agency receives K-9 first aid training
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 23:29 by EMS1

    Veterinarian Beth Eisenberg gave an in-depth training session to Armstrong Ambulance staff on how to help K-9s hurt in the line of duty […]


    Md. firefighters suspended for fighting while battling blaze
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 23:26 by Firerescue1

    Officials said two fire trucks arrived at a house fire and the firefighters began fighting about who was supposed to respond […]


    Ga. attorney general sues opioid manufacturers, distributors
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 23:17 by EMS1

    Attorney General Chris Carr filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors for their alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis […]


    Texas paramedic loses home, 6 dogs in fire
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    The paramedic and his wife, a nurse at a local hospital, were caring for patients when the fire started […]


    Medic Mindset Podcast: Listening in color
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:45 by EMS1

    Greg Friese, Editor-in-chief of EMS1.com, inspires the host of Medic Mindset to be a better listener […]


    Officials: OKC man attacks paramedic, attempts to hijack ambulances
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:42 by EMS1

    Ricardo Kendle, who had just been released from jail, allegedly “became irate” and tried to pull a paramedic out of an ambulance […]


    Ore. chief resigns day after new commissioner sworn in
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:40 by Firerescue1

    Portland Fire Chief Mike Myers resigned Thursday, the day after his new boss, Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, was sworn into office […]


    4 NJ firefighters hurt in fatal apartment fire
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:35 by Firerescue1

    The Trenton Fire Department firefighters were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after battling a 3-alarm fire in a 100-year-old building […]


    Baltimore mayor plans to buy new $1.2M fire truck after warnings from union
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 22:05 by Firerescue1

    The promise comes after the firefighters union warned that two out-of-service trucks in Northwest Baltimore could affect response times […]


    Home care aide suspended for trying to save patient’s life
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 21:58 by EMS1

    Heather Jacobson was suspended from ResCare Home Care and is under investigation for allegedly practicing beyond the scope of her license […]


    FFs Rescue Workers from MI Elevator Six Stories Up
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 21:10 by Firehouse

    The two men were trapped between floors in a Grand Rapids City Hall elevator, and firefighters put the workers in harnesses before lowering them to safety. […]


    Baltimore Mayor Promises $1.2M Fire Apparatus
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 20:40 by Firehouse

    The move by Mayor Catherine Pugh comes after Baltimore’s firefighters union warned that out-of-service units could affect response times by the fire department. […]


    Watch FFs Battle NY Church Blaze
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 20:02 by Firehouse

    Crews from at least 13 fire departments kept the Schroon Lake church blaze from spreading to neighboring buildings. […]


    Watch FFs Battle NY Church Blaze
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 20:02 by Firehouse

    Crews from at least 13 fire departments kept the Schroon Lake church blaze from spreading to neighboring buildings. […]


    FFs Save MA Station after Apparatus Catches Fire
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 19:38 by Firehouse

    Fast thinking led Plymouth firefighters to drive Engine 5 out of the Manoment station so that they could extinguish the electrical fire on the apparatus. […]


    FFs Save MA Station after Apparatus Catches Fire
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 19:38 by Firehouse

    Fast thinking led Plymouth firefighters to drive Engine 5 out of the Manoment station so that they could extinguish the electrical fire on the apparatus. […]


    OR Chief Resigns Day after New Boss Sworn In
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 18:47 by Firehouse

    Portland Fire Chief Mike Myers’ resignation came as surprise only a day after posing for photos with new Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty at her swearing in ceremony. […]


    ESO Solutions Identifies Key Fire Trends to Watch in 2019
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 18:31 by Firehouse

    ESO shared the trends it predicts will have the biggest impact on fire departments in 2019: […]


    Two New GLOCKS: Slimline Models G43X and G48
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 17:49 by Officer

    Designed for comfort. Unique features. Maximum value. […]


    NoSweat
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 17:00 by Officer

    NoSweat is a lifestyle brand and manufacturer of products that are 100% USA made and built to increase performance, safety and hygiene for anyone who sweats and wears some type of hat, helmet, visor or hard-hat. NoSweat’s goal is to provide innovative… […]


    Dramatic Dashboard Camera Video Shows Rescue of Baby During Arkansas Standoff
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 16:36 by Officer

    Newly released dashboard camera video shows the tense moments between Little Rock police officers and an armed man during a standoff last month. […]


    Minority FFs Talk Diversity Ideas for MA Department
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 16:29 by Firehouse

    Two Cambridge firefighters add their thoughts to the discussion concerning the lack of diversity in their fire department. […]


    Final records released by police in Las Vegas mass shooting
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 16:07 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Police in Las Vegas say they have finished releasing audio, video and written records about the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The department said Thursday that after 34 releas… […]


    WV Fire Chief: Opioid Epidemic Far from Over
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 15:52 by Firehouse

    Huntington Chief Jan Rader says first responders have redefined their jobs to do more than save a person’s life. They’re trying to help rebuild that life thanks to her Quick Response Team. […]


    Video: Santa Visits Wounded Colorado Springs Police Officer
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:43 by Officer

    Cards, gifts and well-wishes sent to wounded Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem Duzel over the holiday were delivered by Santa on Wednesday. […]


    UK Police Study Reveals the Top 3 Digital Evidence Management Challenges
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:36 by Officer

    Collecting, converting and sharing digital evidence are major challenges for police investigators […]


    A Race Against the Clock: Trapped Woman’s 911 Led Florida Deputies to Her
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:27 by Officer

    Trapped in an upside down car sinking into the mud, the cold water rising up to her chin, her location shrouded in fog, Amanda Nicole Antonio called 911 for help. […]


    Agencies Send Condolences on Twitter on Kentucky Agency’s “Lost” Donut Truck
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    In the wake of a humorous Tweet posted by the Lexington Police Department “mourning” the loss of a Krispy Kreme donut truck to fire, agencies around the country are sending their “condolences” and words of support via Twitter. […]


    Oregon Officer Stops Bike Robbery Outside of Police Station
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The man was carrying a pair of bolt cutters and was about to try to work on the lock when the officer with the Gladstone Police Department intervened. […]


    Australian Police Called Over Man Attempting to Kill a Spider
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A person passing a home in a suburb of Perth called police after hearing a screaming child inside with a man yelling “Why won’t you die?” […]


    Connecticut Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting had Criminal Past
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The Danbury (CT) Police Department has released the name of the man shot and killed by officers over the weekend. Records show he had a checkered past of hate crimes and assaults against police officers. […]


    British Officer Lauded for Ending Knife Attack on New Year’s Eve
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:15 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with British Transport Police said that his “instincts took over” when he heard screams coming from a rail platform. […]


    Off-Duty New York Officer Arrested for DUI
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:13 by POLICE Magazine

    In late December, an officer with the Town of Tonawanda (NY) Police Department was stopped by Niagara County Sheriff’s Office for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, Lieutenant Corey Flatau reportedly fell onto the fell onto the hood and near… […]


    6 best practices that should be part of every agency’s recruitment strategy in 2019
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: James DudleyAre part-time or job-sharing police officers coming to an agency near you? Will sworn members be able to take a year off to bond with their children or take a sabbatical to thwart the stress related to police work? These strategies … […]


    Virginia Department Mourns Loss of Recently Retired K-9 “Ringo”
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:10 by POLICE Magazine

    The Christiansburg (VA) Police Department is mourning the death of K-9 officer, Ringo, who recently retired from service following five years of service to the department. […]


    Colorado Officer Finds Wedding Ring, Uses Investigative Skills to Find Owner
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:07 by POLICE Magazine

    During a call for service late in the final days of 2018, an officer with the Fort Collins (CO) Police Department discovered a wedding ring that had been missing for more than a year. […]


    Louisiana Man Jailed for Declaring January 2 “Kill Cops Day”
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:05 by POLICE Magazine

    According to NOLA.com, 43-year-old Harlan Cyprian specifically named a long-time, high-ranking member of the Covington Police Department in his online declaration. […]


    New York Officers Return Wheelchair to Disabled Teen
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the New York Police Department were able to located and return to a disabled teen her stolen wheelchair. […]


    Transport Kit – Waist Chain and Rigid Ultra Cuff Combo
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 14:00 by Officer

    ASP’s Transport Kit is the first in what will be a full line of corrections/transport restraint products. This waist chain kit integrates with ASP’s Rigid Ultra Cuffs (sold separately), and can be applied, adjusted and removed while the subject remains… […]


    5 things that should be on every police leader’s to-do list in 2019
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 13:50 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff From the national spotlight on active shooter response policies, the ongoing police recruitment crisis and the increasing awareness of the impact of stress on officers, agencies faced myriad challenges in 2018, with no clear resolutions ahead. As police leaders start the New Year, prioritizing officer morale and setting clear strategies for the […]


    Strategic planning for small law enforcement agencies
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 13:30 by PoliceOne

    By Chief Jonathan B. Flores, P1 Contributor The law enforcement profession is fluid and police leaders must be able to forecast emerging trends that will allow them to plan strategically for the future of their department. Over the years this has becom… […]


    Watch FFs Rescue TX Driver Trapped in Water
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 13:18 by Firehouse

    Temple firefighters pulled the elderly driver from his truck after he was swept downstream while trying to navigate a low water crossing in Troy. […]


    The next generation of active shooter response
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 13:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodOn August 1, 1966, a troubled man killed his mother and wife with a knife, and then climbed the clock tower at the university he attended with a collection of guns and ammunition. The military-trained rifleman began to fire upon his fe… […]


    US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 13:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodBy Gregory Bull Associated Press SAN DIEGO — U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for migrants in a caravan of Central American […]


    Ore. man arrested after attempting to steal bike outside police station
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodBy PoliceOne Staff GLADSTONE, Ore. — A man was arrested almost immediately for attempting to steal a bike from a police station. The suspect, identified as Adam Valle, walked up the Gladstone Police Station with a pair of bolt cu… […]


    Is a Rational, Reasonable Approach to Immigration Enforcement Possible?
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 12:30 by Doug Wyllie

    Following the murder of Corporal Ronil Singh, elected officials and law enforcement leaders across California are pointing to legislation friendly to illegal immigrants as the reason an illegal immigrant was able to murder the officer in cold blood. […]


    Ill. sheriff books himself into jail to learn about prisoners’ complaints
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:55 by PoliceOne

    By CorrectionsOne Staff ST. CHARLES, Ill. — A sheriff turned in his clothes for a county jail uniform to experience life in jail. Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain announced he would spend the night in jail to get a better understanding of life in the… […]


    Tenn. officers shot, killed man armed with knife
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:47 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee have shot and killed a man they say was armed with a knife. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that Memphis police officers responding to a domestic disturbance Wednesday night were confronted by an armed man who ran toward them. TBI says […]


    Tenn. officers shoot, kill man armed with knife
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:47 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodBy Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee have shot and killed a man they say was armed with a knife. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that Memphis police officers responding to a domestic disturbance Wednesday night were confronted by an armed man who ran toward them. […]


    4 FFs Hurt in Blaze at 100-Year-Old NJ Boarding House
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:44 by Firehouse

    Two Trenton firefighters suffered burns while searching for survivors trapped in the three-alarm fire early Thursday. […]


    Emergency Reporting Publishes ISO White Paper Guide for Fire Chiefs
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:16 by Firehouse

    Dealing with an upcoming ISO audit can be incredibly stressful and time-consuming. Learn how many departments are improving their score by using powerful records management software. […]


    Robbery, carjacking, pursuit injures 2 officers, victim
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Authorities say a robbery at a north Florida gaming parlor led to a carjacking and high-speed pursuit that resulted in injuries to two police officers, the carjacking victim and the suspect. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the suspect robbed an arcade at gunpoint Wednesday and then carjacked a vehicle, leading officers on […]


    Fla. robbery, carjacking, pursuit injures 2 officers, victim
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Authorities say a robbery at a north Florida gaming parlor led to a carjacking and high-speed pursuit that resulted in injuries to two police officers, the carjacking victim and the suspect. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the suspect robbed an arcade at gunpoint Wednesday and then carjacked a vehicle, leading officers on […]


    Mich. girl arrested after police car joyride
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl took a police cruiser on a joyride following a traffic stop early on New Year’s Day in western Michigan. Grand Rapids police say the girl was a passenger in a minivan that was pulled over about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday following a 911 call […]


    Excellent Helmet Cam Footage from PA Fire
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:53 by Firehouse

    Excellent helmet cam footage shows York City Fire Department crews during interior operations at a structure fire in mid-December. […]


    RI Deputy Chief Wants Disorderly Conduct Case Sealed
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:50 by Firehouse

    The case stemmed from a dispute with a fellow Cranston firefighter in 2017. A hearing on the request is set for later this month. […]


    Glock Announces 2 New Slimline 9mm Pistols
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:38 by POLICE Magazine

    The G43X and G48 combine a fuller-size grip length with a minimal profile of approximately 1-inch for a comfortably balanced, versatile grip that’s suited to a variety of users. While the two pistols share the same size frame, they have different slide… […]


    Sun City, AZ, Fire & Medical Replaces Front Line Engines
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:35 by Firehouse

    Sun City, AZ, Fire & Medical is replacing three front line engines with Sutphen Monarch pumpers. […]


    Arson Arrest Made in Ex-NY Firefighter’s Death
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:02 by Firehouse

    A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged with first-degree arson stemming from the death of a former Oneonta firefighter who saved his fiancée and four boys from a burning apartment building. […]


    Top VPN Canada
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 10:00 by Officer

    The only trusted source for Canada VPNs reviews – Top 10 Rated Canadian VPN. Guides for beginnersExclusive offersVPN comparison & much more […]


    FF Vacuums CA Home after Emergency Call
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 09:26 by Firehouse

    A Santee fire captain was captured cleaning up tracked-in mud at home during a call New Year’s Day, and the photo has gone viral. […]


    Former NYPD Official Cleared in Corruption Trial
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:37 by Officer

    A Manhattan federal court jury on Wednesday delivered a split verdict in a closely watched NYPD corruption case, acquitting former Deputy Inspector James Grant on bribe-taking charges. […]


    Florida Police Find Three People Dead Inside Florida Mobile Home
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:32 by Officer

    Neighbors knew for a week that something was wrong at the home in Meadows Mobile Home Park, but it wasn’t until police showed up on New Year’s Day that they learned there were three people dead inside. […]


    South Carolina Deputy Collapses After Struggle With Suspect
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:25 by Officer

    A Lancaster County deputy was hospitalized Wednesday after he collapsed during a struggle with a suspect. […]


    Oklahoma 911 Center, Police Department Receive Threats
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:21 by Officer

    Muskogee’s 911 center has received multiple threats of violence following a Friday incident involving the Muskogee Police Department. […]


    Trial Postponed for Suspected Illinois Cop-Killer
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:17 by Officer

    A judge has postponed the trial of an Illinois man accused of killing a Hammond police officer in a 1980 attempted robbery. […]


    When Cops Become Addicts: How Police Officers Are Falling Prey to Pills and Heroin
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 07:11 by Officer

    The opioid crisis has struck police departments across the country, and prosecutors have dropped criminal cases that hinged on drug evidence. […]


    Retired Chicago Police Officer Speaks Out About Department’s High Suicide Rate
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 06:35 by Officer

    As the Chicago Police Department mourns another officer who took his life, a retired officer with more than 20 years on the force is speaking candidly about mental health and the high suicide rate within the department. […]


    LAPD Body Camera Shows Freeway Pursuit Turn Into Shooting
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 06:32 by Officer

    The chase on the 101 Freeway turned into an officer-involved shooting when the suspect pointed a gun at the police. […]


    911 Audio, Body Camera Footage Released After Gunman Shoots Grandmother, 4 Others
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 06:30 by Officer

    Officers had opened fire on the suspect, 32-year-old Derek Wilson, after his wounded grandmother called 911. […]


    Drunk Driver Arrested on New Year’s Day After Rear-Ending Oregon Cruiser; Injuring Officer
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 06:12 by Officer

    A drunk driver was arrested early on New Year’s Day after rear-ending a police car and injuring an officer, troopers say. […]


    14-Year-Old Driver Charged With Murder in Fatal New Year’s Day Wreck
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 06:03 by Officer

    A 14-year-old boy behind the wheel of an SUV being chased by a car that had been vandalized with eggs has been charged with murder after a fatal crash in north Harris County. […]


    Video: Man Tries to Steal Bicycle From Oregon Police Station
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 05:58 by Officer

    The video shows a Gladstone police officer, identified as Sgt. Okerman, promptly steps out the front door and confronts the man, then pulls his taser to hold him while waiting for backup. […]


    Suspects Sought After Man Stabbed Inside Boston Courthouse
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 05:49 by Officer

    Police are searching for suspects in a stabbing they say occurred Wednesday morning on the second floor of Suffolk Superior Court. […]


    Off-Duty Georgia Police Officer Working Security Fatally Shoots Gunman
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 05:35 by Officer

    The officer, who is a member of the Pine Lake police force, was working security at Big John’s Package Store when a man entered with a gun late New Year’s Eve and told everyone to get on the ground. […]


    Mexican National in Country Illegally Charged With Murder of California Officer
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 05:26 by Officer

    Gustavo Perez Arriaga, a Mexican national living in the country illegally, was charged Wednesday in the fatal shooting of Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh. […]


    Stoneman Douglas Commission Calls for Arming Teachers, More School Security
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 05:16 by Officer

    The 458-page report by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission addresses the cascade of errors revealed in the wake of the shooting, including lax school security policies and unaggressive Broward County sheriff’s deputies. […]


    Product of the Day: Code 3 — M180 Triple Stack Light
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Code 3’s M180 Triple Stack provides the functionality of a warning light and a worklight in a single package. […]


    Training Tip: Use Google Docs for firefighter training
    Posted January 3rd, 2019 @ 00:05 by Firerescue1

    Use Dropbox, Box and Google Drive to improve collaboration and efficiency with training documents and student handouts […]


    Child playing with disconnected phone floods 911 with calls
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 23:44 by EMS1

    Officials urged parents to teach children not to play with disconnected phones after dispatchers received more than 30 calls in 30 minutes […]


    Fire crews step up to fill in for firefighters attending memorial service
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 23:24 by Firerescue1

    Neighboring fire agencies staffed three Kootenai County Fire and Rescue stations so the firefighters could mourn the death of a colleague’s daughter […]


    Training Tip: Use Google Docs for EMS training
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 23:22 by EMS1

    Use Dropbox, Box and Google Drive to improve collaboration and efficiency with training documents and student handouts […]


    Fire captain vacuums home after tracking in mud
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 23:21 by Firerescue1

    The Santee Fire Department shared a photo of a captain cleaning up a home after he and his crew climbed through a window to reach a patient […]


    Officials suspect long-term toxin exposure caused 2 former fire captains’ deaths
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:52 by Firerescue1

    Spokane Valley Fire Department officials announced the deaths of two former fire captains, and work-related exposure to toxins is suspected as the cause […]


    English government implements CPR curriculum for all students
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:48 by EMS1

    English government implements CPR curriculum for all students […]


    Wis. firefighter suffers close call in underwater rescue
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:42 by Firerescue1

    Officials said a firefighter became stuck after diving into freezing water to reach a submerged vehicle that had been the center of a police chase […]


    Wis. firefighter suffers close call in underwater rescue
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:42 by EMS1

    Officials said a firefighter became stuck after diving into freezing water to reach a submerged vehicle that had been the center of a police chase […]


    Passengers leap from moving vehicle after Uber driver suffers heart attack
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:36 by EMS1

    Fire department officials said the passengers made a split-second decision to leap from the moving vehicle in order to avoid crashing into trees […]


    Mass. gas company to consider funding extra firefighters after disaster
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 22:01 by Firerescue1

    Lawrence Fire Department Chief Brian Moriarty has suggested Columbia Gas should pay $1.1 million for an extra engine company to work around the clock […]


    NC ambulance overturns while responding to call
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 21:55 by EMS1

    Officials said paramedic Lindsey Campbell lost control of the ambulance as she approached a stop sign and drove into a ditch, causing the rig to overturn […]


    Six FFs Rejoin NY Department after Layoffs
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 19:18 by Firehouse

    A nearly $1.5 million FEMA grant allowed the Newburgh Fire Department to rehire the firefighters after they had been let go over the summer. […]


    Man charged with murder of Calif. officer
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 18:17 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press MODESTO, Calif. — A Mexican national was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death of a California police officer last week, prosecutors said. Gustavo Perez Arriaga was expected to be arraigned later in the day in Modesto, said John Goold, spokesman for the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office. Authorities say Perez […]


    Ex-WI Firefighters Union Treasurer Accused of Embezzling
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 17:57 by Firehouse

    The former Eau Claire firefighters union official was charged with three felony counts of theft in a business setting for allegedly stealing more than $18,000 in union funds. […]


    Parkland School Shooting Commission Recommends Rifles, Better Training for SROs
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 17:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The report contains dozens of recommendations. Some would require action by the governor and Legislature, such as the proposals to allow some teachers to carry guns and increase spending on school security. […]


    Key steps to managing a cybercrime scene
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 17:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisBefore you enter a suspected bomb builder’s lair you need to be wary of booby traps. The same holds true when you come across a computer that belongs to a suspected hacker, a pedophile suspected of storing or sharing child porn… […]


    WI Fire Captain Hit by Allegedly Intoxicated Driver
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:47 by Firehouse

    Lake Mills Fire Capt. Christopher P. Truman, 46, had been helping a crashed motorist when he was fatally struck by another vehicle New Year’s Eve. […]


    Fla. commission approves recommendation to arm teachers
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The commission investigating the Florida high school massacre has turned in its recommendation that teachers who volunteer and undergo training be allowed to carry guns. The 15-member Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the 446-page report containing that proposal and other recommendations. […]


    Fla. commission approves report on Parkland shooting
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The commission investigating a shooting massacre at a Florida high school unanimously approved its initial findings and recommendations Wednesday, including a controversial proposal that teachers who volunteer and undergo training be allowed to carry guns. The 15-member Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission’s 446-page […]


    Report on Parkland shooting recommends arming teachers, critical of LEOs
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisBy Terry Spencer Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The commission investigating a shooting massacre at a Florida high school unanimously approved its initial findings and recommendations Wednesday, including a controversial proposal that teachers who volunteer and undergo training be allowed to carry guns. The 15-member Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety […]


    Southern California Officers Given Resilience Training
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:25 by POLICE Magazine

    More than a dozen local and state police officers, dispatchers and other members of public safety gathered in a first of its kind training in California, centered on how to deal with mental health and trauma. […]


    Three FFs Hurt in PA Row House Fire
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:24 by Firehouse

    The Bath firefighters were hospitalized for burns and smoke inhalation suffered battling the New Year’s Day blaze. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening. […]


    LAPD Seizes Rocket Launcher, Explosives, Firearms from Home
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers later executed a search warrant at his home where they found a cache of weapons that included: a rocket launcher, explosive materials (TNT and PETN), 24 rifles, 12 handguns and suppressors. […]


    Chicago Officer Found Dead of Reported Suicide
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Department of Justice, the suicide rate in the Chicago Police Department is 60 percent higher than the national average due to the chronic gun violence and high murder rate exposing officers to a staggering amount of trauma. […]


    Wash. bans anyone under 21 from buying rifles
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    By Martha Bellisle Associated Press SEATTLE — Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle after voters passed a sweeping firearms measure in November that has drawn a court challenge from gun-rights advocates. The ballot initiative seeks to curb gun violence by toughening […]


    New York City Sees Drop in Violent Crime in 2018
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:40 by Officer

    New York City in 2018 continued to hit new lows in violence, beating the record for the fewest shootings and dropping a whisker below 2017’s low mark for homicides. […]


    3 Killed in Milwaukee When Car Sought in Connection to Robberies Crashes into River During Police Pursuit
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled. Surveillance video shows the fleeing vehicle continued speeding east on Greenfield and the driver losing control and careening into the KK River, police said. […]


    Video: U.S. Marshal Dragged in Vehicle Pursuit
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    While in pursuit, three law enforcement officers tried to intervene and stop the vehicle, but were unsuccessful. As a result, one U.S. Marshal failed to let go of the fleeing vehicle and was dragged about a half-mile down Prairie School Road in Riverton. […]


    How to buy a vehicle storage system
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisThis started out as a trunk storage article, but many agencies are moving to vehicles that don’t have trunks. Think SUVs for the brass, Jeeps for rural agencies and green vehicles such as Prius and other hybrids. And a simple gun vault just isn’t enough any longer. With all of the equipment and […]


    MA Gas Company Could Pay for Extra FFs
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 15:08 by Firehouse

    Columbia Gas says it’s willing to discuss Lawrence Fire Department’s request that the company pay $1.1 million for an extra engine company to help with gas-related calls. […]


    Border Agents Fire Tear Gas at Migrants Throwing Rocks, Trying to Cross Border
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 14:45 by Officer

    A group of about 150 migrants attempted to breach a San Diego border fence on New Year’s Eve, and some began throwing rocks at responding U.S. border agents who deployed pepper spray and tear gas on the crowd. […]


    Baltimore City FD ‘Well Equipped’ Despite Out-of-Service Units
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 14:45 by Firehouse

    The department reassured residents it was “more than prepared” to handle emergencies after a warning from the city’s firefighters union. […]


    Stoneman Douglas Commission Considers Final Report
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 14:33 by Officer

    The state commission investigating the Parkland school shooting met Wednesday to approve a tough final report that puts the responsibility for reform on school districts, law enforcement agencies, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and state legislative leaders. […]


    Minneapolis Police Weighing New Fitness Standards
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 14:24 by Officer

    The Minneapolis Police Department is considering switching up its physical conditioning test — trading situps and pushups for 2,000 meters on a rowing machine, which officials say offers a more accurate picture of an officer’s fitness for street work. […]


    Security Guards Fatally Shoot Armed Gunman Inside Lobby of Nevada Casino Resort
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 14:14 by Officer

    Security guards at a Henderson resort gunned down an armed suspect in the hotel’s lobby Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Kentucky Officers Jokingly Cry Over Burned Doughnut Truck
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 13:00 by POLICE Magazine

    The department’s Facebook post featured officers crying over a Krispy Kreme truck that burned on the side of the road Monday. The caption read: “No words.” […]


    Louisville Sewer Agency Hires Noted Attorney to Represent Allegedly Impaired Driver in Trial Over Death of Detective
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 12:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Louisville Attorney David Lambertus is now representing Roger Burdette, the MSD driver charged with murder and DUI in connection with the Christmas Eve crash that killed Det. Deidre Mengedoht […]


    Louisville Sewer Agency Hires Noted Attorney to Represent Allegedly Impaired Driver in Trial Over Death of Detective
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 12:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Louisville Attorney David Lambertus is now representing Roger Burdette, the MSD driver charged with murder and DUI in connection with the Christmas Eve crash that killed Det. Deidre Mengedoht […]


    Gilmer County, GA, Fire District Gets New Brush Truck
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 11:54 by Firehouse

    The Gilmer County Fire District, Elijay, GA, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire flatbed brush truck. […]


    Ex-FF Dies Saving Fiancée, Boys from NY Apartment Fire
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 11:24 by Firehouse

    John Heller, a former part-time firefighter with the Oneonta Fire Department, didn’t make it out of the weekend apartment building blaze. […]


    CO Fire Departments Merge New Year’s Day
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:49 by Firehouse

    The Littleton Fire Department disbanded after 128 years and joined with South Metro Fire Rescue on Tuesday. […]


    Ga. off-duty officer guarding liquor store shoots, kills gunman
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a policeman working off-duty as a liquor store guard shot and killed a gunman who had ordered workers and customers onto the floor late New Year’s Eve. The agency says in a news release that the gunman ran but collapsed outside the […]


    Chicago Police Officer Commits Suicide
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:41 by Officer

    A Chicago police officer committed suicide on New Year’s Day on the Northwest Side. […]


    Chicago Police Recover First Illegal Gun of 2019
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:36 by Officer

    Just two minutes into the new year, police recovered their first illegal gun of 2019 during a traffic stop. […]


    Water Issues Slow TX Crews During Blaze
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:24 by Firehouse

    San Antonio firefighters encountered issues with nearby fire hydrants during a second-alarm fire that displaced 14 residents on Tuesday. […]


    Woman Injured in Police Pursuit Describes Tense Moments After Crash
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:20 by Officer

    A car packed with suspects ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle in Leimert Park Tuesday. […]


    FF Hit While Working Fatal SC Crash Scene
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:15 by Firehouse

    The Horry County firefighter’s injuries weren’t life-threatening after being struck by a vehicle early New Year’s Day. […]


    Ky. police ‘mourn’ loss of doughnut truck in fire
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — Police in Kentucky found some humor after an empty doughnut truck caught fire. WKYT-TV reports no one was injured when the Krispy Kreme driver stopped Monday after noticing smoke in the cab of his truck following a delivery in Morehead. The fire was extinguished quickly and the cause remains […]


    3 dead after car crashes into river during police chase
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:58 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A toddler and two adults are dead after their vehicle crashed into a Milwaukee river during a police chase. Divers on Tuesday found the bodies of a 2-year-old girl and a 29-year-old man after the car was removed from the Kinnickinnic River. Investigators say the vehicle had been involved in […]


    3 dead after SUV crashes into river during police pursuit
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:58 by PoliceOne

    By Ivan Moreno Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by the Milwaukee Police. Surveillance video shows the vehicle speeding and the driver losing control before the SUV crashed into the Kinnickinnic River Monday night. It’s unclear who […]


    CO Firefighters Train Kenyan Counterparts
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:50 by Firehouse

    Five Denver area firefighters traveled to Kenya as part of an overseas training program in that country. […]


    Nev. security guards kill armed man at casino-resort
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — Security guards shot and killed an armed man in a casino-resort Sunday in suburban Las Vegas during a confrontation, police said. The man, whose name was not released, was walking through the Green Valley Ran… […]


    Baton Rouge FF Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:33 by Firehouse

    The firefighter was helping with a previous accident when he was hit by an SUV on New Year’s Eve. […]


    Close Call During Milwaukee Water Rescue
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:30 by Firehouse

    A Milwaukee firefighter nearly lost his life on New Year’s Eve after a car involved in a police chase plunged into the Kinnickinnic River. […]


    CA Firefighter Riding Across US for Fallen Colleague
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 09:00 by Firehouse

    A San Diego firefighter began his cross-country “Ride into the Light” on Tuesday to honor fallen firefighter Cory Iverson, who died December 2017. […]


    First look: Glock releases G43X and G48, both with 10+1 capacity
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisThe single stack market just heated up even more with two new additions from Glock: the G43X and G48. Both of these models are improvements on the original single stack 9mm G43 released several years ago. Building upon the success of… […]


    Migrant Families Shift to Dangerous Desert Crossings
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:40 by Officer

    Increasing numbers of Guatemalan families trying to enter the U.S. illegally are avoiding the most popular routes in favor of more dangerous remote desert crossings. […]


    Gunfire to Ring In New Year Misses St. Louis FF
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:31 by Firehouse

    A stray bullet shattered a window at the Engine 9 firehouse early Tuesday, nearly hitting a firefighter standing nearby. […]


    Facebook Post Helps South Carolina Sheriff’s Office Track Down Wanted Man
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:31 by Officer

    The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina is thanking the public after tips generated by a humorous Facebook post led to the arrest of a wanted man. […]


    The Human Capital Consideration of Recruitment and Retention
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:27 by Officer

    Younger workers are less likely to think long-term when it comes to jobs and if a position doesn’t hold their attention or loyalty, they’ll be gone. […]


    Arkansas Police Officer Recovering After Being Dragged, Ran Over
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 08:16 by Officer

    A Tontitown police officer is recovering after he was dragged during a traffic stop on Dec. 30. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Department Mourning Loss of K-9
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 07:57 by Officer

    The Butler City Police Department is mourning the loss of a K-9 that died over the weekend. […]


    California Sheriffs Decry Sanctuary Laws After Crime Spree and Officer’s Slaying
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 07:46 by Officer

    The sheriffs of Stanislaus and Tulare counties, communities with large immigrant populations, struck different tones after the kind of crimes that the Trump administration often uses as ammunition against illegal immigration. […]


    Report: Law Enforcement Officer Suicides Outnumbered Line of Duty Deaths in 2018
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 07:33 by Officer

    In 2018, at least 159 officers died by suicide, nine percent more than the total number of line-of-duty deaths resulting from 15 other causes such as felonious assault, patrol vehicle accident, heart attack, duty-related illness, according to BlueH.E.L.P. […]


    How an AED can make a difference in running your PAD program
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 05:44 by EMS1

    Simplicity and durability are traits you should look for in your AED […]


    NICE Investigate Drives Enhanced Investigation Capabilities Through Community Engagement
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 02:36 by Officer

    New capabilities enable law enforcement agencies to easily engage communities and collect digital evidence to fight crime. […]


    5 tips to build a winning EMS culture
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 02:22 by EMS1

    The culture, good or bad, EMS leaders cultivate can make or break an EMS agency […]


    5 active shooter survival recommendations
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 02:11 by EMS1

    Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission draft report has active shooter survival recommendations for EMS, police and school leaders […]


    Fla. Paramedic ‘fighting for his life’ after collapsing at fire station
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 01:10 by EMS1

    Erik Conde had been experiencing flu-like symptoms before he collapsed near the end of his shift last week […]


    Product of the Day: CET Fire Pumps Mfg — Glider Kits
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    CET Glider Kits arrive completely pre-assembled, pre-plumbed, pre-wired, and pre-tested. Simply mount to your chassis, connect electrical and go fight fire. No hydrants? No problem. Since 1908, the flow starts here. For more information,… […]


    Two units out of service, Baltimore Firefighters Union warns residents
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 00:46 by Firerescue1

    In response to the warning, fire department officials said they are still “more than prepared and well equipped” to respond to emergencies […]


    Firefighter helps develop app to plot fire hydrants
    Posted January 2nd, 2019 @ 00:08 by Firerescue1

    Over the last two years, the app has been adopted by fire departments in California, Texas, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Colorado, Virginia and many more […]


    Volunteer EMT suspended over controversial Facebook post
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 23:58 by EMS1

    Peter Graff, a member of the Boone County Fire Protection District, was suspended pending an internal investigation into a problematic social media post […]


    Off-duty firefighter killed by alleged drunk driver on New Year’s Eve
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 23:17 by Firerescue1

    Chris Truman, a firefighter with the City of Lake Mills Fire Department, was killed after he was hit by a driver while attempting to help a woman with car trouble […]


    Pharmaceuticals in EMS: Are you compliant?
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 23:00 by EMS1

    The Drug Supply Chain Security Act mandates pharmaceutical tracking, tracing and documentation for EMS agencies […]


    New Minn. first responder PTSD law goes into effect
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 22:52 by EMS1

    The new law states that any first responder diagnosed with PTSD will be eligible for worker’s compensation […]


    New Minn. first responder PTSD law goes into effect
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 22:52 by Firerescue1

    The new law states that any first responder diagnosed with PTSD will be eligible for worker’s compensation […]


    Ambulance runs off road, down embankment toward railroad tracks
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 22:47 by EMS1

    The rig’s crew was not responding to a call or transporting any patients at the time of the incident […]


    2 injured in OKC after being hit by ambulance
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 22:40 by EMS1

    An ambulance struck two people on a bicycle early Wednesday morning after trying to avoid a collision […]


    Are you legally liable for your EMS partner’s poor documentation?
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 21:45 by EMS1

    The Legal Guardian answers a reader’s question about legal liability for his partner’s inaccurate and poorly written patient care narratives […]


    Are you legally liable for your EMS partner’s poor documentation?
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 21:45 by EMS1

    The Legal Guardian answers a reader’s question about legal liability for his partner’s inaccurate and poorly written patient care narratives […]


    Former firefighters dies in blaze after rescuing 5
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 21:39 by Firerescue1

    John Heller, 38, died after rescuing his fiancee and four young boys from the man’s burning apartment in upstate New York […]


    Former firefighter dies in blaze after rescuing 5
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 21:39 by Firerescue1

    John Heller, 38, died after rescuing his fiancee and four young boys from the man’s burning apartment in upstate New York […]


    Fire Scene: The Unit Commander
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 19:00 by Firehouse

    John Salka underscores that a single commander creates a single unit. […]


    Pennsylvania K-9 Succumbs to Internal Illness
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Police Chief Bob O’Neill said that Gunner had been with the police department for several years. […]


    Arkansas Officer Dragged by Suspected Drunk Driver
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:15 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Tontitown (AR) Police Department was reportedly dragged by a suspected drunk driver on Sunday night. […]


    California Motor Officer Injured in Motorcycle Crash
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:09 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was reportedly on his way to work on his motorcycle on Saturday afternoon when he was involved in a collision with another vehicle. […]


    Massachusetts Officer Struck, Injured by Suspected Drunk Driver
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer—who has not been identified—was transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated for unspecified injuries to his legs. […]


    South Carolina Officer Files Suit Against Chief Alleging Sexual Assault
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:05 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Marion (SC) Police Department has filed a lawsuit against that’s city’s former chief and the City of Marion, claiming she was raped by Chief Dewayne Tennie on multiple occasions. […]


    Research Shows that 158 Police Officers Died by Suicide in 2018
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:04 by POLICE Magazine

    For the third straight year, police officer suicides exceed all combined causes of line-of-duty deaths. […]


    South Carolina Deputies Use Humorous Facebook Post to Taunt Fugitive
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 14:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputies with the Berkeley County (SC) Sheriff’s Office used a little humor to let a man who ran from them late last week know that they’re aware of his identity, and will probably have him in custody soon. […]


    Police in England Arrest 39 Following Stabbing
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 13:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Police said the unusual mass arrest was necessary because the suspects refused to cooperate with police following the stabbing. […]


    Centre Square, PA, Vol. Fire Co. Gets Puts Custom Pumper in Service
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 13:48 by Firehouse

    Centre Square, PA, Volunteer Fire Company, Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, has taken delivery of a 2018 Pierce Impel pumper. […]


    Detroit Fire Union Upset with City Over Unsecured Sensitive Documents
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 12:34 by Firehouse

    The fire union president says paperwork with firefighter Social Security numbers and other personal information is unsecured at an abandoned training facility. […]


    Chicago gun violence decreases double-digit for a second year
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Rosemary Sobol and Hannah Leone Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — For the second year in a row, the number of homicides and shootings in Chicago dropped by double-digit percentages in 2018, though some neighborhoods on the West and South sides continue to bear the brunt of gun violence as they have for decades. Homicides dropped […]


    Florida Deputies Rescue Woman Trapped In Car In Water-Filled Ditch
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:26 by Officer

    A minor miracle came early on New Year’s Day for a 33-year-old Tampa woman after two Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued her. […]


    Chicago Police Officials Attribute Reduction In Crime to Focus On Illegal Guns, New Technology
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:22 by Officer

    Chicago ends 2018 with nearly 600 murders on the record and thousands of robberies, yet the number of violent crimes committed this year is down by double digits. […]


    Off-duty officer stops man headed to shoot up church
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:19 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press SEGUIN, Texas — A Southeast Texas police chief says the handgun a man was carrying while on his way to a church to fulfill a “prophecy” was stolen days earlier from a home. Vidor police Chief Rod Carroll said Monday that it’s not clear if 33-year-old Tony Dwayne Albert II was involved […]


    Baltimore Mayor Works to Fill Key Crime-fighting Positions as Murder Rate Climbs
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:14 by Officer

    The mayor’s tasks include not only confirming a commissioner but also finding a director for the Office of Criminal Justice. […]


    Charlottesville’s toxic climate thinning police ranks
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Officials in the Virginia city that endured a deadly white nationalist rally in 2017 say people are cursing police officers and it’s thinning the department’s ranks. Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney told The Daily Progress on Sunday that the climate has been toxic since before the Unite the Right […]


    Three Firefighters Hurt in DE Church Blaze
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:05 by Firehouse

    Firefighters found flames coming from several windows when they arrived on the scene in Cheswold. […]


    Fire Truck Totaled in WVA Crash
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:03 by Firehouse

    No firefighters were hurt when an engine headed to a house fire collided with a guardrail in Alum Creek. […]


    Fire Truck Totaled in WV Crash
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 10:03 by Firehouse

    No firefighters were hurt when an engine headed to a house fire collided with a guardrail in Alum Creek. […]


    NY homicide tally may be lowest in several decades in 2018
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 09:56 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Mustian Associated Press NEW YORK — New York City could register the fewest number of homicides in several decades in 2018, as the city continues its long battle against violent crime. As of Sunday, the city had recorded five fewer killings than the 292 investigated in 2017, according to preliminary police data provided […]


    Two Die in Seattle Grow House Fire
    Posted January 1st, 2019 @ 09:55 by Firehouse

    A firefighter was not hurt when he went through a hole in the floor during the battle. Two bodies were discovered in the inside the building. […]


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