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    Indiana Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether Police Can Compel Suspect to Open Smartphone
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:57 by Staff

    After some discussion, Webster invoked Seo’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.The Indiana Court of Appeals sided with Webster. […]


    MD Trooper Candidate with Cerebral Palsey Graduates to Become Third Generation of Officer in Family
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:49 by Staff

    Derek Harper will become third-generation state trooper in his family as his father Sgt. David Harper will be waiting for him at the end of the stage to pin a gold badge on his uniform. His father is a 28-year veteran of the state police. […]


    Woman Charged with Stealing $410K from Fallen Officer Charity
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:38 by Staff

    Lorraine Shanley, 68, was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. She will appear Thursday in court after prosecutors said she was stealing more than 20 percent of donations to the charity Survivors of … […]


    MA Crews Test Device to Help Drivers Avoid Apparatus
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:23 by Firehouse

    The small box Quincy firefighters are trying out sends alerts on the locations of fire vehicles responding to emergencies to drivers using the Waze navigation app. […]


    Fallen SC Officer’s Son Gets Tattoo to Honor Father
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:20 by Staff

    Rashad got his father’s likeness tattoed on his upper arm. It shows his father in his dress uniform.  […]


    Oklahoma Sheriff, Her Deputies, and a K-9 Resign Over Dangerous Jail Conditions
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 18:12 by Staff

    Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told local media a carbon monoxide leak that occurred last month and sent four employees to the emergency room had not been addressed, a proper fire alarm system wasn’t in place and methane gases permeate the jail because of p… […]


    CA Summit Explores Ways Tech Can Fight Wildfires
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 17:57 by Firehouse

    California’s first wildfire technology summit will look at how machine learning, artificial intelligence and other tools can be used to detect and prevent the deadly blazes. […]


    Accused Killer Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Illinois Deputy
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 17:50 by Staff

    Authorities said Brown shot Deputy Keltner, who was a sworn member of a U.S Marshals federal fugitive task force, while the deputy was trying to arrest Brown at a Rockford hotel. […]


    Watch CA Firefighters Rescue Trapped Tree Trimmer
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 17:37 by Firehouse

    A Fresno firefighter’s helmet camera recorded the rescue after the worker became stuck in the palm tree he had been pruning Wednesday. […]


    New Zealand to Immediately Ban Many Semi-Auto Rifles, Parts
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 17:29 by Staff

    “Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles. We will also ban all high capacity magazines,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday local time. “We will ban all par… […]


    Phoenix Officer Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 17:27 by Staff

    The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene and cooperated with police. Police said they don’t know at this point what might have caused the driver to hit the officer. […]


    Ariz. police officer dies after being hit at crash scene
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 16:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PHOENIX — A 23-year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department was hit and killed after responding to the scene of a crash Thursday morning. Officer Paul Rutherford was directing traffic at the scene of an earlier crash when he was hit by another vehicle. ODMP.org reported that he was taken to the […]


    TLR-6 for Sig Sauer P365 Handgun
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Streamlight Inc. introduced a new version of its ultra-compact TLR-6 rail mount weapon light, designed to securely attach to the rail and trigger guard of SIG SAUER P365 subcompact handguns. The new light/laser module, which uses an ultra-bright… […]


    More Than 60 FFs Battle MN Recycling Center Blaze
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 16:15 by Firehouse

    St. Paul crews were at the scene for more than three hours early Thursday tackling the fire, which left a worker at the facility with minor smoke inhalation. […]


    Okla. sheriff, LEOs quit in protest over dangerous jail conditions
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:48 by PoliceOne

    Kris Dudley Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, Okla. NOWATA, Okla. — Former Nowata County Sheriff’s Terry Sue Barnett’s attorney described Tuesday’s hearing before District Judge Carl G. Gibson as an ambush and confusing. Tulsa attorney Paul DeMuro said at a press conference following the 9 a.m. Tuesday hearing that Barnett stands by everything she has said and done […]


    Ark. police release video of deadly OIS during pursuit
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:32 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Dash cam footage shows two suspects trying to evade police, running over an officer in the process before police gunfire ends the threat. The six officers who fatally shot the two suspects in the January i… […]


    Bodies of Missing Georgia Men Found in Storage Unit
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:24 by Officer

    The bodies of two men who were reported missing from Athens three months ago were found in a Gwinnett County storage unit Sunday, police said. […]


    Convicted Florida Police Officer Seeks New Trial
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:17 by Officer

    Former Palm Beach Gardens police Officer Nouman Raja’s conviction this month in the 2015 shooting death of stranded motorist Corey Jones was the result of a legally impossible conclusion, according to his attorneys. […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Airport Collision
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:12 by Officer

    An Alameda County sheriff’s deputy was injured Wednesday morning when his parked SUV was hit by a speeding car at Oakland International Airport, authorities said. […]


    New Zealand Announces Immediate Ban on Military-Style Rifles
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 15:07 by Officer

    Less than a week after the massacre that took 50 lives at two Christchurch mosques and shattered untold others, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has banned all military-style weapons from the country. […]


    PA Firefighters Carry on a Year after LODDs
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 14:59 by Firehouse

    York City firefighters continue to honor the memories of Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony, colleagues who died in a building collapse last year. […]


    DA: Intellectually Disabled Cop-Killer Shouldn’t be Executed
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 14:57 by Officer

    Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot no longer believes that Juan Lizcano, who was sentenced to death for murdering Dallas Police Officer Brian Jackson in November 2005, should be executed for his crime. […]


    Illinois Trooper Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Semi-Trailer
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 14:37 by Officer

    An Illinois State Police trooper, who was outside of his vehicle, assisting with a crash, sustained injuries when a semi-trailer struck the rear of his squad car. […]


    Md. cadet with cerebral palsy to become third-generation state trooper
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. — A Maryland trooper candidate with cerebral palsy will graduate from his police academy on Friday. Derek Harper will become a third-generation trooper in his family, WJZ reports. His father, 28-year vete… […]


    Phoenix Police Officer Struck and Killed While Investigating Crash
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 13:58 by Officer

    Phoenix Officer Paul Rutherford was investigating a crash Thursday when he was hit. […]


    SC Firefighters Trained to Treat Opioid Overdoses
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:56 by Firehouse

    In three years, overdose deaths in Barnwell County have tripled, and several volunteer fire departments are ensuring their firefighters know how to respond to the incidents. […]


    Mom, Daughter Make Up All-Female TN Firefighting Crew
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:40 by Firehouse

    “All of the guys here are really supportive,” said West Carter County firefighter Ashley Perdue about the acceptance of the four-woman crew she’s a part of with her mother. […]


    Ill. state police face 2nd suit over warehouse shooting
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:35 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — A second lawsuit has been filed against the Illinois State Police for issuing a firearm license to the convicted felon who killed five people and wounded several police officers when he opened fire at a suburban Chicago warehouse last month. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the family of Vincent Juarez, […]


    Schenevus, NY, Fire Dept. Gets New Mini-Pumper
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:25 by Firehouse

    The Schenevus, NY, Fire Dept. has taken delivery of a HME Ahrens-Fox mini pumper built on a Ford F-550 cab and chassis. […]


    Police: Road rage suspect killed Wash. state deputy in gun fight
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — A sheriff’s deputy was killed in central Washington state and a police officer was shot and wounded after they exchanged gunfire with a road rage driving suspect, authorities said Wednesday. The driver was also shot and later died at a hospital. The events unfolded Tuesday evening when the two officers […]


    New Orleans Crews Save Four from Three-Alarm Fire
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 11:02 by Firehouse

    Firefighters pulled two women and two children from the salon blaze, which ignited after a vehicle crashed into the building Wednesday, killing the driver and passenger. […]


    NJ officer responds after boy calls 911 over missing teddy bear
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 10:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WOODBRIDGE, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer came to the rescue after a 12-year-old boy with autism who lost his teddy bear called 911 for help. Woodbridge Police Officer Khari Manzini arrived at Ryan Paul’s home Saturday after the boy called and hung up the phone. Manzini says his training in autism […]


    Canadian Firefighter Hurt in Training Drill Dies
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 10:34 by Firehouse

    “Truro has lost a young, outgoing, charismatic man,” the town said of firefighter Skyler Blackie, who was injured earlier this month at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School. […]


    Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 10:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Accounts of Las Vegas police collecting bloody bullet fragments at hospitals and detectives tracing weapons purchases in five states were among the records released Wednesday from the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. There were no new revelations among the more than 750 pages of documents, […]


    New Zealand announces immediate ban on all assault weapons
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 10:01 by PoliceOne

    Theresa Braine New York Daily News WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Less than a week after the massacre that took 50 lives at two Christchurch mosques and shattered untold others, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has banned all assault weapons … […]


    Students Build Training Doll Houses for OH Firefighters
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 09:59 by Firehouse

    The houses, which were made by Monroeville High School students, are a way to teach firefighters in the Huron River Joint Fire District about ventilation and flow patterns. […]


    Voters Appear to Drop CA County’s Last Volunteer FD
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:43 by Firehouse

    Although official results won’t be in for at least a week, Julian voters look to have chosen the San Diego Fire Authority over the Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District. […]


    Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Promoted by NFPA, State Farm
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:42 by Firehouse

    NFPA and State Farm are helping communities take steps toward safety with their national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day (Preparedness Day) event on Saturday, May 4, 2019. […]


    Community Honors Fallen Washington Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:14 by Officer

    The Kittitas County sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty was identified as Ryan Thompson, a 14-year veteran of the department. Fellow law enforcement and community members paid tribute to Deputy Thompson on Wednesday. […]


    Dallas Police Chief Says There’s a Shortage of 600 Officers
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:11 by Officer

    What to do when concern for crime grows, but your police department shrinks? […]


    Two Colorado Police Officers Injured In Hit and Run
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:07 by Officer

    Two Auraria police officers were treated for minor injuries on Wednesday after a hit-and-run accident. The suspect driver was arrested a short time later. […]


    Two Colorado Police Officers Injured In Hit and Run
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 08:07 by Officer

    Two Auraria police officers were treated for minor injuries on Wednesday after a hit-and-run accident. The suspect driver was arrested a short time later. […]


    Ex-VA Fire Chief Jailed for Embezzling $10K
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 07:55 by Firehouse

    The former chief of the Holland Volunteer Fire Department will spend a half year behind bars for embezzling more than $10,000 from the department. […]


    NYPD Builds Fake Wall in Subway to Catch Graffiti Vandal
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 07:35 by Officer

    Police erected a fake wall in an effort to catch a graffiti vandal who was repeatedly tagging a beam with “#LoveTrump,” Transit Chief Edward Delatorre said during a City Council hearing Tuesday. […]


    Seattle Police Officers Shoot Suspect After He Opens Fire
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 07:27 by Officer

    Seattle police officers shot and wounded a man on Capitol Hill Tuesday night after they say he fired at them. […]


    NYPD Pushes for Subway Ban On Repeat Sexual Offenders
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 07:19 by Officer

    New York City’s top cops are done playing games with creeps who regularly commit sex crimes on the subway. […]


    Kansas County to Pay $300K to Family of Slain Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 07:03 by Officer

    The family of deputy Robert Kunze has reached a $300,000 worker’s compensation settlement with Sedgwick County over his September on-duty shooting death. […]


    Washington Sheriff Calls Deputy’s Slaying ‘The Worst Incident’ in His Career
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 06:55 by Officer

    Calling it “the worst incident” in his law-enforcement career, Kittitas County Sheriff Gene Dana said Deputy Ryan Thompson, 42, was fatally shot Tuesday night following a pursuit of a man involved in a road-rage incident. […]


    Investigative Division of ICE Feels Ostracized
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    Homeland Security Investigation’s connection to ICE has caused friction with some law enforcement agencies. […]


    Maryland State Police Recruit With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes Odds to Become Trooper
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 06:34 by Officer

    This Friday, 21-year-old Maryland State Police Trooper Candidate Derek Harper is set to overcome insurmountable odds when he achieves his dream of becoming a trooper. […]


    Man struck, killed by car after EMTs mocked, released him
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 01:46 by EMS1

    Paul Tarashuck was suffering from a schizophrenic episode, but the EMTs who responded to a call by Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies failed to care for him […]


    Video: Man struck, killed by car after EMTs mocked, released him
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 01:46 by EMS1

    Paul Tarashuck was suffering from a schizophrenic episode, but the EMTs who responded to the call by sheriff deputies failed to care for him […]


    NY ambulance service shaves minute off response time with new rig
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 01:25 by EMS1

    Finger Lakes Ambulance decreased their response time from six minutes and 43 seconds to five minutes and 39 seconds with the addition of a new ambulance […]


    2nd Fla. county first responder resigns over social media posts
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 01:19 by EMS1

    Michael Ruby, a Polk County paramedic who was in a new-hire probation period, resigned after it was discovered he posted photos of work to social media […]


    2nd Fla. county first responder resigns over social media posts
    Posted March 21st, 2019 @ 01:19 by Firerescue1

    Michael Ruby, a Polk County paramedic who was in a new-hire probation period, resigned after it was discovered he posted photos of work to social media […]


    Fire chief: Fallen Pa. firefighters ‘will always’ be part of department
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 23:44 by Firerescue1

    York City firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony died one year ago while putting out remaining hot spots at a structural fire […]


    Calif. voters oust final San Diego volunteer fire dept.
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 23:29 by Firerescue1

    The Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District will be disbanded and citizens will be served by the regional Fire Authority instead […]


    Trump signs federal law requiring new wildfire technology, smoke forecasts
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 23:21 by Firerescue1

    The Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act includes a variety of natural resource programs, as well as provisions related to wildfire smoke […]


    NY firefighter survives nearly lethal infection
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 23:04 by Firerescue1

    Albany International Airport firefighter Josh Woodward, who was nearly killed by an aggressive septic infection that cost him a hand and toes, was released from the hospital […]


    US Supreme Court declines ambulance service’s case
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 22:54 by EMS1

    AmeriCare filed suit in 2016 against several California cities, accussing city officials of conspiring to monopolize the market and shut out AmeriCare from contracts […]


    Houston residents told to ‘shelter in place’ after chemical fire
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 22:37 by Firerescue1

    National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected due to the chemical fire […]


    Pa. town former rescue squad chief accused of misappropriating nearly $5K
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 22:18 by EMS1

    Scott Bahner is accused of using $5,000 of squad money to pay for car repairs and then making records look like the funds were for ambulance repairs […]


    Houston approves ambulance fee hike, additional EMS charges
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 21:58 by EMS1

    Taking a city ambulance to the hospital will go up nearly 70 percent that fire department leaders hope will help Houston keep pace with rising costs […]


    Conn. city at odds over shot officer’s disability pension
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 18:25 by PoliceOne

    Pat Tomlinson The Hour, Norwalk, Conn. NORWALK, Conn. — The city and Norwalk Officer Phillip Roselle, who was shot in a September 2017 training accident, are at odds once again — this time over the terms of a disability pension. The city ha… […]


    Missouri Campus Officer Fired Over Blackface Photo
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:41 by Staff

    The image of a man made up as rapper Flava Flav was sent to the university Tuesday morning and Officer Marcus Collins was fired a few hours later after admitting it was him in the image. […]


    Turbo® K 5.56 Stainless with 1/2-28″ Q.D. Flash Hider
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:39 by Officer

    The new Turbo® K utilizes a tubeless design made from heat treated 17-4 stainless steel along with a heat treated 718 Inconel® blast baffle. […]


    NYPD Uses Drone to Monitor Suspect During Standoff
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:39 by Staff

    NYPD Emergency Service Unit cops were called in to talk to the man, while officers from the department’s Technical Assistance Response Unit used an untethered drone to watch from a window. […]


    Mob Reportedly Forces Chicago Officers to Release Suspect
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:22 by Staff

    Scanner audio captured an officer’s account of what happened at the scene, CWBChicago reports: “Ten people surrounded me, indicating that they had firearms. And one person pulled him away from me, holding his waist, indicating that he would use a firea… […]


    Law Enforcement Agencies Continue to Switch to GLOCK Grafton County Sheriff’s Office Transitions to New Duty Pistols
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:22 by Officer

    GLOCK, Inc. is proud to announce that the Grafton County Sheriff’s Office in New Hampshire has selected GLOCK as their new duty pistol. […]


    DoubleStar Introduces the Ahab Knife
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:13 by Officer

    This everyday carry was designed to be discrete and compact without sacrificing relevance. […]


    Dozens of Montana Officers Attend Arraignment of Man Accused of Shooting Trooper
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:07 by Staff

    There were so many police officers, sheriff’s deputies and Highway Patrol troopers that the court appearance had to be moved out of Justice Court to Judge John Larson’s Courtroom Number Three on the third floor of the Missoula County Courthouse. […]


    SHOTSPOTTER DETECTS MORE THAN 107,000 GUNFIRE INCIDENTS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES IN 2018
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 17:06 by Officer

    Significant Gunfire Rate Declines Reported for Savannah (-30.1 percent), Fresno (-28.9 percent), and Milwaukee (-24.3 percent) […]


    Commission Says LAPD Officers Violated Policy Shooting Knife Wielding Man in Mall
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:47 by Staff

    A report to the Police Commission by Moore describes a chaotic situation in a mall full of shoppers, with Mack appearing to be in a state of “agitated delirium.” […]


    Video: CA Pursuit Ends with Suspect Dancing
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:34 by Staff

    Eventually, police performed a PIT maneuver in the city of Pacoima, and the car came to a stop. The driver got out, then decided to a do a little dance before he was arrested. […]


    Voters OK Dissolving NY Volunteer Department
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Firehouse

    Village voters overwhelmingly gave the OK on Tuesday night to dissolve the Victor Volunteer Fire Department and create a fire district. […]


    Range Master Pack and Bag Collection
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    5.11’s ultra-customizable Range Master Pack and Bag Collection keep users highly organized and ready with all shooting gear safely and easily stored, featuring a customizable storage system and compression molded EVA construction.The collection is… […]


    Range Master Pack and Bag Collection
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    5.11’s ultra-customizable Range Master Pack and Bag Collection keep users highly organized and ready with all shooting gear safely and easily stored, featuring a customizable storage system and compression molded EVA construction.The collection is… […]


    PCS Mobile
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:25 by Firehouse

    PCSmobile supplies, installs and maintains communications equipment for firefighting departments […]


    Video: Iowa Officers Catch Children Dropped from Apartment Fire
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:15 by Staff

    Before evacuating, families were tossing their kids out of windows to police officers to save them, according to Lt. Rick Thomas. […]


    Washington Deputy Killed, Officer Wounded in Gunfight Following Pursuit
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 16:09 by Staff

    The vehicle pursuit ended in the town of Kittitas where Deputy Thompson was backed up by Officer Benito Chavez. The suspect exited the vehicle and exchanged shots with the two law enforcement officers. […]


    Border Patrol Says Detention Centers Are Full
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Officer

    The Border Patrol released 50 recently apprehended migrants in McAllen, Texas Tuesday, the first of several hundred border-crossers who officials say will soon be freed because there is no room to hold them. […]


    Dallas Police Create Task Force to Combat Surge in Armed Robberies
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 14:39 by Officer

    With armed robberies on the rise this year, Dallas police are turning to a time-tested approach to combat the problem: a task force. […]


    Columbus Police Disbands Vice Unit in Wake of Probes
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 14:31 by Officer

    The Columbus police Vice Unit is being disbanded and its officers are being reassigned, Interim Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan announced on social media Tuesday night. […]


    Bait Behavior – What You Should Know
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 14:16 by Officer

    Video that has been carefully edited for the purpose of sensationalizing an event can only be combated by providing full unedited video of the same event. It is our responsibility to make sure we have video that presents us in the best possible light. […]


    Suspect Found Guilty in Killing of New York State Trooper
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 14:14 by Officer

    Family members expressed relief that a Jefferson County Court jury has found Justin Walters guilty of murdering his wife and a New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis on July 9, 2017. […]


    Critically Wounded Montana Trooper Remains in Medically Induced Coma
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 13:53 by Officer

    The wife of Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer said in a statement Wednesday that her husband is in a medically induced coma and remains stable but “extremely critical.” […]


    New study: More evidence against the myth of ‘restraint asphyxia’
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 13:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteArticle reprinted from Force Science News #380 “Prone restraint is needed for officer safety, and the stake needs to be driven into the heart of the stubborn myth that this procedure is inherently excessive and dang… […]


    Philly Firefighter Dies after Medical Emergency
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 13:21 by Firehouse

    Veteran firefighter Michael Bernstein died Wednesday after suffering a medical emergency while on duty at Philadelphia International Airport. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Iowa Police Officers Catch Children Dropped From Window of Burning Apartment Building
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 13:13 by Officer

    Newly released body camera video shows four Des Moines police officers rescued three children trapped inside a burning apartment complex early Tuesday morning. […]


    Cleveland officer accused of soliciting 2,300 women using LE database while on duty
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:48 by PoliceOne

    Adam Ferrise Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland police officer already charged with soliciting prostitutes while on duty is now charged with three felonies that accuse him of misusing his police computer by looking up wom… […]


    New Zealand police arrested mosque gunman en route to commit third attack
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:41 by PoliceOne

    Theresa Braine New York Daily News WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Australian white supremacist gunman who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday was en route to carry out a third attack when he was apprehended, po… […]


    TX Chemical Plant Fire Doused Overnight
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    The chemical tank fires that burned for nearly four days at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. plant in Deer Park were extinguished overnight Wednesday. […]


    NYPD uses drone to keep tabs on barricaded man during standoff
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    Thomas Tracy New York Daily News BROOKLYN, NY — An NYPD drone was utilized to track — and then help arrest — a 49-year-old Brooklyn man armed with what appeared to be a loaded pistol during a daytime standoff in downtown Brooklyn, off… […]


    NVFC Announces National Fire Service Award Winners
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:14 by Firehouse

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of its four national fire service awards. […]


    Jury indicts man accused of killing Ill. deputy
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    Chicago Tribune ROCKFORD, Ill. — A federal grand jury indicted a Springfield man accused of killing a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who had been working with the U.S. Marshals Service when he was shot to death earlier this month. Floyd Brown, 39, was indicted on one count of murder for allegedly killing Jacob Keltner, 35, […]


    Why police recruiters must work smarter (not harder)
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 11:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Good news for law enforcement agencies straining to keep up with hiring – you are not alone. Labor shortages in the U.S. plague all sectors of the economy. Nursing, teaching, information technology and a multitu… […]


    Man who escaped Mo. jail, Okla. patrol car captured
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Associated Press SEDALIA, Mo. — A kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and days later drove off in an Oklahoma patrol car while handcuffed was arrested Tuesday back in Missouri after nine days on the run. Authorities said Travis Lee Davis, 30, was found in the early […]


    Ramsey, NJ, Fire Dept. Puts Mini-Pumper in Service
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:35 by Firehouse

    Ramsey, NJ, Fire Department placed into service a KME mini pumper built on a Ford F550 cab and chassis. […]


    Driver Crashes into Bar Fleeing CA Apparatus
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:18 by Firehouse

    Three people were hospitalized when a pickup plowed through the side of a Highland bar after fleeing when a fire apparatus pulled alongside it. […]


    Wash. deputy fatally shot, officer wounded during traffic stop
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Associated Press BADGER POCKET, Washington — A sheriff’s deputy was killed and a police officer was injured after an exchange of gunfire during an attempted traffic stop. The Kittitas Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that at 7:37 p.m. on Tuesday deputies attempted to stop a vehicle related to a […]


    Slain Wash. deputy, wounded officer identified
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Associated Press ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Authorities have identified a Washington state sheriff’s deputy who was killed and police officer who was wounded in a shootout during an attempted traffic stop. Authorities said Wednesday that Kittitas County sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson was killed near the central city of Ellensburg. The 42-year-old […]


    CA Firefighter Says Son Framed for Arson
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:10 by Firehouse

    A veteran Oakland firefighter claims in a lawsuit that he was discriminated against for a promotion and that his son was framed on an arson charge. […]


    GA Crew Saves Flag During Legion Blaze
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 10:09 by Firehouse

    A firefighter responding to a massive blaze at an American Legion lodge in DeKalb County on Wednesday morning managed to save an American flag. […]


    Wrap Appoints Thomas Smith as President
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:30 by PoliceOne

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 20, 2019 — Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the ”Company”) (Nasdaq:WRTC), an innovator of modern policing solutions, announced today that Thomas Smith has joined the Company as President. Mr. Smith will be responsible… […]


    Wrap Appoints Thomas Smith as President
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.LAS VEGAS, Nevada, March 20, 2019 — Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the ”Company”) (Nasdaq:WRTC), an innovator of modern policing solutions, announced today that Thomas Smith has joined the Company as Presi… […]


    NYPD Officers Help Corral Cow on Expressway
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:20 by Officer

    NYPD cops corralled a cow wandering down the Major Deegan Expressway Tuesday morning. […]


    NYPD Officers Help Corral Cow on Expressway
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:20 by Officer

    NYPD cops corralled a cow wandering down the Major Deegan Expressway Tuesday morning. […]


    NY Firefighter Nears End of Sepsis Battle
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    Albany Airport firefighter Josh Woodward, who has lost a hand and several toes to a septic infection, is slowly being removed from life-saving machinery. […]


    Watch IA Cops Catch Kids at Apartment Blaze
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    Four Des Moines police officers made a daring rescue early Tuesday when three children were tossed from a burning third-story apartment. […]


    RI Mayor Rips Firefighter Pension Ruling
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    Warwick’s mayor has attacked his predecessor and promised changes in the wake of a decision that upholds a costlier pension system for firefighters. […]


    OH City Approves $3M for New Fire Station
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    Ashland City Council has approved the borrowing of $6.7 million for several projects, including just over $3 million for a second fire station. […]


    IN Towns Vote to Form Joint Fire Territory
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    The New Carlisle Town Council and Olive Township Board voted Tuesday to establish a joint fire territory in 2020 that includes full-time firefighters. […]


    Blaze Destroys CT Beach-Front Buildings
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Firehouse

    A massive fire Tuesday night destroyed three nearly finished beach-side buildings that were under construction at Silver Sands State Park in Milford. […]


    Three Arrested in Rhode Island Hostage Situation
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:13 by Officer

    A home invasion led to an armed standoff between police and suspects who were holding a family hostage Tuesday morning in South Providence. […]


    NYPD Uses Drone to Keep Tabs on Barricaded Subject
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 08:05 by Officer

    An NYPD drone was utilized to track — and then help arrest — a 49-year-old Brooklyn man armed with what appeared to be a loaded pistol during a daytime standoff in downtown Brooklyn, officials said. […]


    10 things we learned from the CMS ET3 webinar
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 07:25 by EMS1

    Learn what CMS will offer for reimbursement for alternative destinations and treat in place, and who will have the have the final say in the ET3 model […]


    Fiscal things that can go bump in the night
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 07:10 by EMS1

    From changes in the payor mix, to compliance issues and data breeches, don’t hide under the covers when fiscal challenges rear their ugly heads […]


    New Jersey Police Officer Helps Boy Find Lost Teddy Bear After 911 Call
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 07:00 by Officer

    When he lost his teddy bear, he called 911 instead of asking his parents for help. When a rookie Woodbridge police officer arrived on scene, he helped the 12-year-old boy find his missing toy. […]


    Video Shows Moments That Led Up to Las Vegas Police Shooting
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:55 by Officer

    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released bodycam and surveillance video that show the moments that led up to a deadly officer-involved shooting at the Bellagio on Friday. […]


    Video: California Pursuit Suspect Busts a Move Following Chase
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:44 by Officer

    A suspect’s driving wasn’t the only thing that was reckless: He also busted out some carefree dance moves while being taken into custody in Pacoima. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shooting Knife-Wielding Man
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:21 by Officer

    A deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who menaced him with a knife on Tuesday afternoon, said Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:21 by Officer

    A deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who menaced him with a knife on Tuesday afternoon, said Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister. […]


    Pennsylvania Trooper Found Not Guilty of Careless Driving in Fatal Crash
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:14 by Officer

    Trooper Kevin J. Lee of the Reading station was charged in January with three summary counts: careless driving, driving at an unsafe speed and failing to obey traffic control devices. […]


    Cleveland Officer Accused of Contacting 2,300 Women on Police Computers
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Officer

    A Cleveland police officer already charged with soliciting prostitutes while on duty is now charged with three felonies that accuse him of misusing his police computer by looking up women using a police database and messages to 2,300 women while on-duty. […]


    Trial Begins for Former Pennsylvania Police Officer in Fatal Shooting
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 05:50 by Officer

    The homicide trial of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld began Tuesday, with proceedings getting underway around 9:30 a.m. in Room 313 of the Allegheny County Courthouse. […]


    New Zealand Police: Mosque Gunman Was En Route to Commit Third Attack When Arrested
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 05:41 by Officer

    The Australian white supremacist gunman who killed 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday was en route to carry out a third attack when he was apprehended, police said Wednesday. […]


    Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused of Killing Illinois Deputy
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 05:25 by Officer

    A federal grand jury indicted a Springfield man accused of killing a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who had been working with the U.S. Marshals Service when he was shot to death earlier this month. […]


    Q&A: Naloxone is not enough
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 05:19 by EMS1

    Medical Director and Emergency Physician Gene Hern explores the potential for treating patients with opioid use disorder with buprenorphine […]


    Slain Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Identified
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 05:16 by Officer

    Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson and a suspect were both killed and a City of Kittitas police officer was injured in a shooting Tuesday evening. […]


    The Dangers of Scrap Yard Fires
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 04:19 by Firehouse

    Dennis Merrigan explains why scrap yard fires pose many risks to firefighters. […]


    The Secret List: Anatomy of a firefighter mayday and local reality
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 02:32 by Firerescue1

    Consider your department’s staffing, resources and protocols when implementing firefighter training and policy […]


    Girl visits paramedics that delivered her
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 02:24 by EMS1

    Phoebe Block visited the crew and the ambulance that paramedics delivered her in nearly six years ago […]


    Bledsoe: Titrate intranasal naloxone to restore respirations
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 01:41 by EMS1

    Titrating naloxone through an intranasal dose through a nebulizer and monitoring with capnography can reduce the risks of opioid withdrawal symptoms to the patient and EMS provider […]


    Colo. city donates old ambulance to Honduras
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 01:26 by EMS1

    The Red, White & Blue Fire Protection District’s old ambulance will allow citizens in Honduras to receive medical attention in a timely manner […]


    Police body cam video released of woman accused of stealing ambulance
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 01:17 by EMS1

    The video shows the moment they caught up with a woman who allegedly stole an ambulance from outside an ER […]


    Pa. firefighter dies from medical emergency on duty
    Posted March 20th, 2019 @ 01:08 by Firerescue1

    Philadelphia Fire Department firefighter died after suffering a medical emergency while on duty […]


    Black box, wreckage recovered from air ambulance that crashed in Alaska
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 23:31 by EMS1

    An underwater search device has located the black box and part of the wreckage of a medevac plane that crashed in January in Southeast Alaska […]


    La. city to upgrade to cloud-based 911 dispatch
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 23:01 by EMS1

    Computer assisted dispatch, or CAD, helps 911 operators quickly determine which emergency responders need to be sent to a scene […]


    La. city to upgrade to cloud-based 911 dispatch
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 23:01 by Firerescue1

    Computer assisted dispatch, or CAD, helps 911 operators quickly determine which emergency responders need to be sent to a scene […]


    Houston firefighters march on City Hall over pay, layoffs
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 22:48 by Firerescue1

    May Sylvester Turner has contended the fire department should bear the costs of Prop. B, citing a city-commissioned report that recommends a reduction in firefighters […]


    Atlanta firefighter saves American flag from American Legion fire
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 22:37 by Firerescue1

    An American flag was found untouched in the veterans’ meeting room and was saved before the building was fully engulfed in flames […]


    Texas chemical plant fire extinguished after 4 days
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 22:21 by Firerescue1

    Crews continue to spray foam and water on the tanks to cool them and prevent reignition […]


    TX Chemical Plant Fire Intensifies
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 19:35 by Firehouse

    Fire officials are now uncertain about how long a chemical plant fire in Deer Park will continue after the blaze at the facility worsened overnight. […]


    Calif. PD gets FAA authorization to expand geographical reach of drone
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 18:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — A California police department is the first public safety organization to be granted FAA authorization for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations, significantly increasing the area the agency&rsqu… […]


    How agencies are increasing vehicle recovery, suspect apprehensions and officer safety
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 18:31 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Pursuit Response By Laura Neitzel for PoliceOne BrandFocus Traffic stops are one of the most common, yet most risky, tasks that a police officer undertakes. Traffic-related fatalities rank No. 2 for LEOs, and more than 7,000 are injured each year due to traffic related events. The list of causes often includes high-risk vehicle […]


    Fire Service Programs See Big Cuts in Trump’s Budget
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 18:07 by Firehouse

    Grant and other fire service programs see millions in funding dropped, according to the president’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2020. […]


    Illinois Court Rejects Bid to Resentence Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 18:03 by Staff

    The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday voted 4-2 to reject a bid by prosecutors to resentence a former Chicago police officer for the controversial shooting death of Laquan McDonald.   […]


    Chicago FOP Wants Federal Investigation into State’s Attorney Over Smollett Case
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 17:52 by Staff

    The request came after Foxx exchanged text messages and emails with relatives and a supporter of Smollett, who said they were worried about leaks in the investigation. […]


    VA Police Say Handcuffed Teen Shot Herself at Traffic Stop
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 17:33 by Staff

    Sarah Wilson and her boyfriend were arrested during a stop in Chesapeake after officers allegedly found drugs in the 1996 Lexus the couple were driving. Police said they handcuffed Wilson and, while attempting to apprehend her boyfriend, 27-year-old Ho… […]


    Police: Va. woman handcuffed behind back commits suicide by shooting herself through mouth
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 17:29 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Feldman New York Daily News CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A 19-year-old Virginia woman committed suicide by shooting herself through the mouth, despite having her hands handcuffed behind her back, according to the medical examiner’s office. Sar… […]


    PA State Police Sued for Killing Drug Suspect with Bulldozer
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 17:18 by Staff

    Pennsylvania State Police are being sued by the family of a drug suspect who was killed when he was run over by a bulldozer used by a trooper during a 2018 pursuit and search on public land. […]


    Tattooed Conn. officer fighting to keep his job
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 17:16 by PoliceOne

    Mary E. O’Leary New Haven Register, Conn. NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Veni Vidi Vici. To Officer Jason Bandy that Latin phrase uttered by Julius Caesar — I came I saw I conquered — expresses the way he looks at life. If you have a goal, you should resolve to reach it. That phrase, along with […]


    Federal Prosecutors Accuse MA State Police Unit of Ticket Quota
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:59 by Staff

    Members of the now-disbanded Troop E were expected to issue at least eight citations during their shifts under a specialized overtime program, which dozens of troopers allegedly abused to collect fraudulent overtime, according to prosecutors. […]


    Escaped Cow Leads Indiana Police Officers to Chick-fil-A
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:50 by Officer

    The Noblesville Police Department, which posted two photos of the cow, confirmed in a Facebook comment that “we were able to herd the cow back in the trailer of the owner.” […]


    Former Cincy Assistant Chief Sues City Council Member for Calling Him “Racist”
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:49 by Staff

    A Cincinnati City Council member was hit with a defamation lawsuit Friday for calling a former police official a “racist” in a text. […]


    Man Who Shot at Denver Police Officer Guilty of Attempted Murder
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:42 by Officer

    A man who shot at a Denver police officer in 2017 and was on the lam for five months after escaping from Denver sheriff’s deputies has been found guilty of attempted first-degree murder. […]


    Severely Burned LA Firefighter Relased from Hospital
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:33 by Firehouse

    “The doctors are saying he’s astonishing,” said Jefferson Parish’s East Bank Fire Chief Dave Tibbets about firefighter Daniel Zeigler, who was hurt in a fire in February. […]


    Severely Burned LA Firefighter Released from Hospital
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:33 by Firehouse

    “The doctors are saying he’s astonishing,” said Jefferson Parish’s East Bank Fire Chief Dave Tibbets about firefighter Daniel Zeigler, who was hurt in a fire in February. […]


    Save Room on Your Belt With Defender Duty Belts and Buckles
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    With 1/2-inch adjustment increments, a proprietary low-profile triple-locking buckle, and pre-contoured shape, Blauer’s Defender duty belt is the best belt you’ll ever own. Get yours and get more room on your belt.Defender Duty BuckleClick-on-lock trip… […]


    MICROFLEX MidKnight XTRA Nitrile Glove – Protection From Fentanyl and Gastric Acid
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Ansell’s MICROFLEX MidKnight XTRA is a nitrile exam glove that has been tested against both fentanyl and gastric acid to simulate real-world overdose situations. The glove features an elongated cuff for added coverage of the wrist and forearm and has….. […]


    Tennessee Highway Patrol Rolls Out Axon Fleet 2 Cameras to 700 Vehicles
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:28 by Officer

    Fifth state and provincial agency to join the Axon network […]


    Virginia State Police Double-Checking Criminally Insane Barred From Buying Guns
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:25 by Officer

    Police in Virginia are manually reviewing the records of 2,400 people who successfully pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to make sure they can’t buy handguns after a Alexandria police officer’s shooter got his hands on a firearm. […]


    Attacker’s Gun Malfunction Saves Canadian Officer from Off-Duty Shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 16:23 by Staff

    President of the Winnipeg Police Association Moe Sabourin told 680 CJOB that the incident occurred when the officer was walking to his vehicle after a tour of duty. […]


    Dolly Parton Donates $200K to TN Firefighters
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:45 by Firehouse

    The country music star gave a check to eight fire departments in Sevier County as part of a fundraising drive she started after the 2016 wildfires in the Smoky Mountains. […]


    21 steps to becoming a better SWAT team leader
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:32 by PoliceOne

    By Quinn Cunningham, P1 Contributor Leadership is about establishing rapport and developing respect to build relationships. Strong relationships create trust up and down the chain of command. Building relationships to effectively lead a SWAT team can b… […]


    The 3 components of effective tactical team leadership
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodI was extremely fortunate to attend Lt. Dan Murphy’s “Survival for the Tactical Team Leader” class at the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) annual tactical training conference in September 2018. Murphy is … […]


    OH Firefighters Union Calls LODD Report Flawed
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:13 by Firehouse

    “This is not a complete and full report,” said the Hamilton firefighters union’s president about the department’s report on firefighter Patrick Wolterman’s death during a 2015 fire. […]


    Illinois Police Follow Trail of Clothing to Bank Robbery Suspect
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:06 by Officer

    A man who police said shed a jacket, a shirt and a surgical mask after robbing a bank on Monday in Riverside was captured based partially on a description of apparel he did not remove — orange gym shoes. […]


    Suspect Sought in Assault of California Police Officer
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 15:02 by Officer

    Roseville police say there is significant activity near Maidu Regional Park Tuesday morning as the department has served a search warrant related to an assault on an officer Monday night. […]


    Court Rejects Prosecutor’s Bid to Re-Sentence Jason Van Dyke
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 14:55 by Officer

    The Illinois Supreme Court decided Tuesday in a 4-to-2 vote that it will not order a new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke, rejecting an unusual bid from prosecutors that could have meant a much harsher prison term for the former Chicago police officer. […]


    Another Illinois Trooper Injured When Car Smashes Into Cruiser
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 14:51 by Officer

    An Illinois State Police trooper was injured while conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Joliet when a motorist slammed into the back of his squad car, authorities said. […]


    $1.2M grant aims to suppress gangs in Nev.
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 14:42 by PoliceOne

    ReviewJournal.com CLARK COUNTY, Nev. — The Department of Justice awarded $1.2 million in grants in an effort to prevent youths in Clark County from joining gangs. The department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention awarde… […]


    3 cases that show how peaceful de-escalation is possible without compromising officer safety
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodSponsored by Lenco Armored Vehicles By Yoona Ha, PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff As police shootings in recent years have gathered national attention, the relationship between police and the community has been under increased scrutiny. In r… […]


    Glenn James
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:55 by Firehouse

    Glenn A. James II is a 14-year member of the Anne Arundel County, MD, Fire Department, currently serving as captain. During his career, he has served as a firefighter, paramedic/tactical medic, fire marshal and company officer. James has a master’s…. […]


    Police: Note suggests terrorist motive in deadly Netherlands shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    dpa, Hamburg, Germany UTRECHT, Netherlands — Dutch police said Tuesday they had found a letter pointing to a possible terrorist motive in a deadly shooting in the city of Utrecht a day earlier. Three people were killed on a tram in a western part of Utrecht during the shooting, and five others were wounded. The […]


    Police: Note suggests terrorist motive in deadly Netherlands shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    dpa, Hamburg, Germany UTRECHT, Netherlands — Dutch police said Tuesday they had found a letter pointing to a possible terrorist motive in a deadly shooting in the city of Utrecht a day earlier. Three people were killed on a tram in a western part of Utrecht during the shooting, and five others were wounded. The […]


    CA Firefighters Battle Rolling, Burning Trash Truck
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:44 by Firehouse

    Monterey Park firefighters were tackling another blaze when the vehicle caught fire and began rolling down a hill before stopping in the front yard of a home. […]


    Norvin Collins
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:41 by Firehouse

    Norvin Collins has been fire chief of San Juan Island Fire & Rescue in Washington state since October 2018. The district is a combination emergency services organization with eight full-time staff and 50 paid on-call volunteers. He previously served… […]


    Kiefer PD, Oklahoma, Picks the Watchman SBR
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:30 by Officer

    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma– March 19th, 2019 – RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, was recently the rifle manufacturer of choice for Kiefer Police Department in northeastern Oklahoma.Kiefer Police … […]


    Kiefer PD, Oklahoma, Picks the Watchman SBR
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:30 by Officer

    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma– March 19th, 2019 – RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, was recently the rifle manufacturer of choice for Kiefer Police Department in northeastern Oklahoma.Kiefer Police … […]


    Cape Works with FAA for Approval of First Beyond Visual Line of Sight Provision for Police Drone Program
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:24 by Staff

    The precedent-setting BVLOS provision is a major regulatory win for the entire U.S. drone industry. It will not only lay the groundwork for other public safety agencies, but also open the door for other industries to benefit from their successes. […]


    Cape Works with FAA for Approval of First Beyond Visual Line of Sight Provision for Police Drone Program
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:24 by Staff

    The precedent-setting BVLOS provision is a major regulatory win for the entire U.S. drone industry. It will not only lay the groundwork for other public safety agencies, but also open the door for other industries to benefit from their successes. […]


    Records: Off-duty officer fled DUI crash, let mom try to take the blame
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:17 by PoliceOne

    By Ben Poston and Maya Lau Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — South Pasadena Police Cpl. Ryan Bernal realized he was in trouble. Dazed from a night of drinking, he was jolted awake when his pickup truck smashed into a pole that fell on the patio roof of an occupied house in Duarte, internal police […]


    Records: Off-duty officer fled DUI crash, let mom try to take the blame
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:17 by PoliceOne

    By Ben Poston and Maya Lau Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — South Pasadena Police Cpl. Ryan Bernal realized he was in trouble. Dazed from a night of drinking, he was jolted awake when his pickup truck smashed into a pole that fell on the patio roof of an occupied house in Duarte, internal police […]


    Calif. gang member arrested with Civil War-type revolver
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Jim Guy The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — A Fresno man with a Civil War-era handgun was arrested Monday afternoon on weapons charges in southeast Fresno, Sgt. Adrian Alvarez reported. The arrest took place about 5 p.m. as officers were patrolling n… […]


    Calif. gang member arrested with Civil War-type revolver
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Jim Guy The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — A Fresno man with a Civil War-era handgun was arrested Monday afternoon on weapons charges in southeast Fresno, Sgt. Adrian Alvarez reported. The arrest took place about 5 p.m. as officers were patrolling n… […]


    Border Wall Could Delay IL Air Guard’s $9M Firehouse
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:45 by Firehouse

    The planned Peoria station for the around 60 Illinois Air Guard firefighters would be delayed to help pay for the proposed border, according to a Pentagon document. […]


    Border Wall Could Delay IL Air Guard’s $9M Firehouse
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:45 by Firehouse

    The planned Peoria station for the around 60 Illinois Air Guard firefighters would be delayed to help pay for the proposed border, according to a Pentagon document. […]


    Border Wall Could Delay IL Air Guard’s $9M Firehouse
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:45 by Firehouse

    The planned Peoria station for the around 60 Illinois Air Guard firefighters would be delayed to help pay for the proposed border, according to a Pentagon document. […]


    MA Firefighters Save Five from Three-Story Blaze
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:17 by Firehouse

    Seven people were taken to the hospital early Tuesday following the rescues from the burning building by Worcester firefighters. […]


    New DNA Evidence Suggests That Polish Barber Was ‘Jack the Ripper’
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:14 by Officer

    The infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper’s identity has been a multi-generational mystery. […]


    New DNA Evidence Suggests That Polish Barber Was ‘Jack the Ripper’
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:14 by Officer

    The infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper’s identity has been a multi-generational mystery. […]


    High profile arrest led Ala. police to genealogy testing
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press OZARK, Ala. — A truck-driving preacher accused of killing two teenage girls from Alabama nearly 20 years ago was found with the same genealogy database techniques used to apprehend the suspected “Golden State Killer” last year. Law enforcement interest in using genetic genealogy to crack cold cases has ballooned since the high-profile arrest […]


    NYPD backtracks, says officer wasn’t killed in 1999 shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 10:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — The New York Police Department says confusion surrounding a long-awaited arrest led officials to wrongly declare that an off-duty officer had been killed in a 1999 shooting in the Bronx. A police spokeswoman said Monday that Officer Vincent Ling survived and has since retired. Commissioner James O’Neill tweeted Sunday that […]


    Ocean View Vol. Fire Co., Dennis Township, NJ, Gets 3,000-Gallon Tanker
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:37 by Firehouse

    Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company, Dennis Township, NJ, put a 3,000-gallon tanker-pumper built by Pierce Mfg on a Peterbilt cab and chassis. It is powered by a Cummins ISX-15 565-hp diesel engine and Allison 4000EVS transmission. To fight fire, it has … […]


    Watch Las Vegas Firefighters Make 59-Story Rescue
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:32 by Firehouse

    Clark County firefighters safely lowered down to the ground an injured worker who was hurt while working on a high-rise at the Resort World construction site. […]


    Beyond the Driver’s Seat
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    Gamber-Johnson expands product offerings to include push bumpers, gun mounts, partitions and more, creating a one-stop-shop for all law enforcement mobile office needs. […]


    FAA Authorizes Beyond Visual Line of Sight for the First Public Safety Organization
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    The provision opens doors for the future of drone integration for law enforcement, public safety […]


    FAA Authorizes Beyond Visual Line of Sight for the First Public Safety Organization
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    The provision opens doors for the future of drone integration for law enforcement, public safety […]


    Beyond the Driver’s Seat
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    Gamber-Johnson expands product offerings to include push bumpers, gun mounts, partitions and more, creating a one-stop-shop for all law enforcement mobile office needs. […]


    Baltimore City Department Using OT for Third of Shifts
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 08:43 by Firehouse

    The fire department is relying heavily on volunteer “callbacks” and asking firefighters who have just finished shifts to work another, a spokeswoman said. […]


    LA District Chief Suffers Heart Attack at Fire Scene
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 08:31 by Firehouse

    The Baton Rouge district chief was revived after he had a medical emergency while responding to a fatal fire. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Office is First in Nation to Have State-of-the-Art Fitness Program
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:38 by Officer

    The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement agency in the nation to have a high-performance health and fitness program for its employees. […]


    Scene Clear After ‘Hoax’ in Orlando Neighborhood
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:35 by Officer

    The scene was cleared Monday evening after Orlando police SWAT teams responded to what they thought was the report of a shooting in an East Orlando neighborhood. […]


    NYPD Officers Rescue Goat in the Bronx
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:31 by Officer

    A goat rescued from a Bronx street is now living at a New Jersey animal sanctuary. […]


    Why are fire trucks red?
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:20 by Firerescue1

    The rich history of a fire engine’s color dates back to the 1900s. Discover why fire trucks are red, and if it’s truly the best color for your rig […]


    California Gang Member Arrested With Civil War-Era Revolver
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:16 by Officer

    A Fresno man with a Civil War-era handgun was arrested Monday afternoon on weapons charges. […]


    Report: Off-Duty California Officer Fled DUI Crash, Let Mom Try to Take Blame
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:10 by Officer

    Dazed from a night of drinking, South Pasadena Police Cpl. Ryan Bernal was jolted awake when his pickup truck smashed into a pole that fell on the patio roof of an occupied house in Duarte, internal police records show. […]


    Accused NYC Terrorist Was Under Government Surveillance ‘For Years’
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 07:05 by Officer

    The Islamic State sympathizer accused of killing eight people in the Hudson River bike path attack was under government surveillance “for years,” according to new court papers. […]


    Three Reportedly Arrested in Deadly Dutch Tram Shooting
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 06:57 by Officer

    A total of three people are believed to be in police custody following Monday’s shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht that killed three people. […]


    Tattooed Connecticut Police Officer Fighting to Keep His Job
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 06:53 by Officer

    New Haven Police Officer Jason Bandy had tattoos on most of his body when he was hired as an officer in 2008; several years later he added tattoos to his neck and hands with no backlash as the department does not have a policy against tattoos. […]


    NYPD Officer Believed to Have Died From 1999 Shooting is Alive
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 06:46 by Officer

    A police officer believed to have died some time after he was shot 20 years ago in the Bronx by a man arrested Friday actually survived the shooting, the NYPD said Monday. […]


    Connecticut Officer Who Was Shot During Training, City at Odds Over Disability Pension
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 06:38 by Officer

    Under the Norwalk Police Department’s collective bargaining agreement, the city has the right to retire an injured officer like Phillip Roselle, who was shot in a September 2017 training accident, after 18 months of receiving workers’ compensation. […]


    Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 04:09 by Firerescue1

    The fire spread to seven storage tanks holding components of gasoline and also used in nail polish remover, glues and paint thinner […]


    Roundtable: Engaging EMS providers to improve morale
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 02:49 by EMS1

    Identifying providers’ needs and implementing outside industry strategies can create an EMS culture that fosters retention and growth […]


    Intoxicated man cuts saline bags, drinks from them in back of rig
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 02:29 by EMS1

    David L. Gardener was arrested for battery of a police officer after he was removed from the back of an ambulance for drinking saline from bags […]


    Ind. town denies request for third ambulance
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 02:19 by EMS1

    If a 911 call comes in for emergency medical care, often services must come from surrounding town, due to a lack of rigs […]


    Ind. town denies request for third ambulance
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 02:19 by EMS1

    If a 911 call comes in for emergency medical care, often services must come from surrounding town, due to a lack of rigs […]


    2 fire grants to help NH town offset tax burden
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 02:05 by Firerescue1

    By NICHOLAS HANDY Monadnock Ledger-Transcript Two fire department grants will help to offset the amount to be raised by taxes in Greenfield in 2019. Town Administrator Aaron Patt said in February that the total tax impact in town, should all the warran… […]


    2 Texas Volunteer FDs receive new brush trucks with grants
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    GORDONVILLE, Tex. — Two new firetrucks are rolling around town in Gordonville and Sherwood Shores, after three years of the volunteer fire departments waiting for a state grant. Gordonville just got their truck a couple months ago. The Gordonvill… […]


    FDs in 3 Pa. counties awarded $425K in grants
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 01:53 by Firerescue1

    The Bradford Era Fire and emergency response organizations in Cameron, McKean and Potter counties have been awarded more than $425,000 in grants from the state, Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint, announced Monday. “As our emergency response organ… […]


    SC bill would make cancer an occupational disease for firefighters
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 01:41 by Firerescue1

    If passed, the legislation would allow firefighters who die from cancer to be considered line-of-duty deaths […]


    Accessing HUD CDBG grant money for fire prevention, protection
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 01:27 by Firerescue1

    Talk to your municipality now to be a part of the action plan for Community Development Block Grant Program funds, administered by HUD […]


    Iowa emergency services delivers bottled water amid boil advisory
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 01:23 by EMS1

    Members of the Forest City Ambulance Service delivered water to elderly and disabled members of the community due to flooded roads […]


    Mass. town on cutting edge of battling firefighter cancers
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 00:35 by Firerescue1

    The city of Quincy is installing $1 million worth of new showers and industrial washers and dryers at fire stations to ensure first responders are able to wash thoroughly […]


    Mass. town on cutting edge of battling firefighter cancers
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 00:35 by Firerescue1

    The city of Quincy is installing $1 million worth of new showers and industrial washers and dryers at fire stations to ensure first responders are able to wash thoroughly […]


    Report: Ohio firefighter’s radio turned off before arson death
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 00:07 by Firerescue1

    An internal investigation uncovered new information regarding the death of Patrick Wolterman who died during an arson fire […]


    Report: Several factors contributed to firefighter’s 2015 LODD
    Posted March 19th, 2019 @ 00:07 by Firerescue1

    An internal investigation uncovered new information regarding the death of Patrick Wolterman who died during an arson fire […]


    Calif. paramedic killed in motorcycle crash
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 23:51 by EMS1

    American Medical Response paramedic Edward Lustro died when his motorcycle collided with a car on the highway […]


    NY demoted fire captains reinstated
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 23:25 by Firerescue1

    In 2015, eight captains were demoted to firefighters, supposedly to save money […]


    Mont. firefighter killed helping stranded motorist
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 22:24 by Firerescue1

    Marion Fire Department firefighter Tiffany Hamdan was attempting to free a vehicle stuck in the snow, when she became trapped underneath […]


    Md. fire department using OT to fill shifts due to shortage
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 22:14 by Firerescue1

    The Baltimore City Fire Department is paying overtime to fill nearly a third of its firefighter and medic shifts every day […]


    CA Officers Take Black Powder Gun from Gang Member
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 19:09 by Staff

    The police report lists the gun as a .44 Magnum. The image details that it was a replica Model 1858 New Army .44-caliber cap-and-ball revolver of the kind made by a number of Italian firms, chiefly for the collector market. […]


    Colorado Sheriff’s Home Destroyed, Daughters Injured by Avalanche
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 18:54 by Staff

    The sheriff was able to pull himself out and find one of his daughters before help arrived, but there was still another daughter missing. […]


    Nashville Officer Dragged, Injured by ATV on City Street
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 18:50 by Staff

    On Saturday, police said about an estimated 100 dirt bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, and four wheelers illegally took over Broadway on Saturday. A Nashville police spokeswoman said ATV riders have caused issues in the past, mainly causing congestion on roadw… […]


    Michigan Legislator Wants Tougher Penalties on Criminals Who Disarm Police
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 18:21 by Staff

    Mueller, who recently retired after 19 years as a Livingston County sheriff’s deputy, speaks from experience. Suspects attempted to disarm him on two separate occasions during the course of his career. […]


    Logistics & Training Officer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 18:12 by Firehouse

    The City of Medicine Hat Fire Service in Alberta, Canada, is looking to fill the administrative position of Logistics & Training Officer. […]


    Woman Used T-Shirt Gun to Launch Contraband into Prison
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 18:02 by Staff

    Guards saw Kerri Jo Hickman shoot a package filled with cellphones, ear buds, meth, marijuana and digital scales March 10 into North Fork Correctional Unit from her car before driving away. […]


    Illinois Trooper Wounded, Carjacking Suspect Killed in Shootout
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:59 by Staff

    A 36-year-old trooper responded and saw the suspect driving north on I-55 and started a pursuit. The trooper attempted a traffic stop but the suspect kept going until driving off of the road. […]


    New San Francisco Chief Didn’t Have to Fight for Job
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:53 by Firehouse

    After more than 20 years in a variety of roles, Chief Jeanine Nicholson had the support of the Fire Commission, rank-and-file firefighters and the outgoing fire chief. […]


    2 ‘virtual kidnap’ scams within 24 hours have Calif. police on alert
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:53 by PoliceOne

    Erika I. Ritchie The Orange County Register LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Two “virtual kidnap” cases within 24 hours in this seaside community have led police to alert all local schools. The incidents were similar: Phone calls were made to p… […]


    Watch Los Angeles Crews Rescue Two in River Channel
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:53 by Firehouse

    A man, 21, and woman, 18, were pulled from a fast-moving Los Angeles River tributary by firefighters early Monday. […]


    Oregon Officers Shoot, Kill Man Firing Rifle at Neighbor’s Home
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:33 by Staff

    Officers were called out just before 10 p.m. on reports of gunfire. They arrived to find a man, later identified as James Young, 77, firing rounds from a rifle from his porch. […]


    Drunken Driver Nearly Hits Connecticut Police Officer at McDonald’s Drive-Thru
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:11 by Officer

    A man is under arrest after nearly running over a Milford police officer during a motor vehicle stop at a McDonald’s drive-thru on Bridgeport Avenue Saturday. […]


    Two ‘Virtual Kidnap’ Scams Within 24 Hours Have California Police on Alert
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:05 by Officer

    The incidents were similar: Phone calls were made to potential victims, with the caller demanding a large sum of money or threatening to harm a loved one. […]


    TN Educator Named 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 17:02 by Firehouse

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Barry Brickey, public education and information officer for the Kingsport (TN) Fire Department. […]


    Fire District Could Drop IN Volunteer Fire Department
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Firehouse

    Tri-Township Fire Protection District is exploring options outside of contracting with the Sellersburg Volunteer Fire Department, something the district has done for 30 years. […]


    Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS)
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Bode Technology’s Forensic Genealogy Service, an offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories, combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads.The FGS program is a… […]


    Universal Tablet Cradle
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Easy one-handed operationOptional keyed lock for theft deterrenceHeight, width, and depth adjustable to accommodate almost any tablet sizeThe Universal Tablet Cradle from Gamber-Johnson allows law enforcement agencies to keep patrol tablets securely… […]


    Bode Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS)
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Bode Technology’s Forensic Genealogy Service, an offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories, combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads.The FGS program is a… […]


    Calif. DA: No criminal wrongdoing in fatal officer-involved shootings
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 16:05 by PoliceOne

    Alma Fausto The Orange County Register SANTA ANA, Calif. — Prosecutors found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing by officers in two separate shootings in 2018 and have closed the investigations into them. District Attorney Todd Spitzer detailed th… […]


    FirstNet: Separating facts from fiction
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 15:48 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Getac By Laura Neitzel for PoliceOne BrandFocus In March 2018, the long-awaited first responder broadband network known as FirstNet became a reality when not one but two dedicated public safety networks went live. As police agencies consider their options for joining this communications superhighway and entertain marketing offers from the two competitors, many […]


    A profession in crisis: Proactively recruiting in schools and minority communities
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 15:35 by PoliceOne

    Author: American Military UniversityBy Nicole Cain, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University Many law enforcement leaders recognize recruitment and retention as persistent issues within their organizations. There is no simple solution to the recruitment and retention crisis, but there are initiatives that law enforcement leaders can develop to steer their agency in the […]


    Official: TX Chemical Fire Likely to Last Two More Days
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:51 by Firehouse

    A massive blaze at a Deer Park chemical company outside Houston has already been burning for more than a day and threatens to continue, according to a fire official. […]


    Dutch Police Arrest Suspect in Tram Shooting That Killed Three
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:41 by Officer

    Dutch police have arrested the man suspected of killing three people and wounding five others in a shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht on Monday. […]


    Why police academies are letting recruits down (and how to fix it)
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:32 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Stresak, P1 Contributor Today’s entry-level police officer must be better prepared emotionally, physically and technically to meet the herculean challenges of modern-day law enforcement and the often-unrealistic performance expectations… […]


    California Police K-9 Helps Bring In Wanted Felon
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:32 by Officer

    A Central Fresno neighborhood was put on lockdown Sunday afternoon as police did a yard-to-yard search for a wanted felon. […]


    Virginia Police: Handcuffed Woman Committed Suicide
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:24 by Officer

    A 19-year-old Virginia woman committed suicide by shooting herself through the mouth, despite having her hands handcuffed behind her back, according to the medical examiner’s office. […]


    Georgia Police Mourn Death of Young Officer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:15 by Officer

    By the time he was in high school, Anthony Walter Pereira already knew he wanted to serve. […]


    Florida Police Officer Hit by Vehicle Released From Hospital
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 14:08 by Officer

    Boynton Beach Police Officer Greg Wertman, who was seriously injured Feb. 27 after he was struck by a car while chasing an alleged shoplifter, was released last Wednesday morning from Delray Medical Center. […]


    Bodycam Footage Shows Moment Police Captured Parkland Shooter
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 13:55 by Officer

    Body camera footage released Friday by the Broward State Attorney’s Office shows the minutes after police captured Nikolas Cruz. […]


    12 Arrested in Bust of Alleged New Jersey ‘Ghost Gun’ Assault Rifle Ring
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 13:44 by Officer

    New Jersey authorities announced Monday the arrests of 12 men in what was termed a “criminal network” in Camden County allegedly trafficking in untraceable, build-it-yourself AR-15 assault rifles. […]


    New Jersey Authorities Arrest 12 in Bust of Alleged ‘Ghost Gun’ Ring
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 13:44 by Officer

    New Jersey authorities announced Monday the arrests of 12 men in what was termed a “criminal network” in Camden County allegedly trafficking in untraceable, build-it-yourself AR-15 rifles. […]


    How to select the right UAS for your law enforcement mission
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: American Military UniversityUsing a UAS over my house to see if the solar panels need washing is a convenience. If I am careless and hit the edge of my roof breaking a propeller, only the drone and my pride are damaged. My wounded pride will heal, and I can pop a new propeller on […]


    Tenn. police searching for ATV driver who dragged officer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Police are searching for the motorist who dragged an officer on Saturday. According to CNN, about 100 ATVs, four wheelers, motorcycles and dirt bikes illegally took over a Nashville street Saturday afternoon…. […]


    NC Department Struggles to Recruit Volunteer FFs
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 11:43 by Firehouse

    The Stanley Fire Department continues having a hard time finding help after a report suggested the department needed to find more volunteers or hire more paid staff. […]


    ROMEO4H Red Dot Selected as Part of Minnesota State Highway Patrol Duty Rifles
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 11:30 by Officer

    NEWINGTON, N.H. – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the Minnesota State Highway Patrol has adopted the ROMEO4H red dot sight for the official duty rifle systems of the Minnesota State Troopers. The Minnesota Highway Patrol is comprised of over…. […]


    OH Department Releases Report on 2015 LODD
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 11:12 by Firehouse

    Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman died battling a house fire that was later determined to be an arson, leading to the conviction of two people. […]


    How police can set up a safe work zone at roadway incidents
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: American Military UniversityBy James Careless, P1 Contributor No roadside work site is ever truly safe, due to the number of distracted, impaired and/or incompetent drivers on the road. Officers can help reduce risks through proper procedures, constant situational awareness and having an escape route ready if things go south. Assess the scene first As […]


    3 killed, 5 wounded in Netherlands shooting, manhunt underway
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    dpa UTRECHT, Netherlands — Three people were killed and nine injured in the shooting in Utrecht on Monday morning, the city’s mayor Jan von Zanen said. In a video message, van Zanen said he believed there was a terrorist motive to the attac… […]


    Suspect arrested in Netherlands mass shooting
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff UTRECHT, Netherlands — Police have arrested a suspect in the attack on a Netherlands tram that left three dead and five wounded. According to the BBC, police have arrested a man in connection with the attack. Earlier, police sa… […]


    Suspect arrested in deadly Netherlands shooting, but motive is unclear
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: American Military UniversityBy Annette Birschel dpa UTRECHT, Netherlands — Dutch police have arrested the man suspected of opening fire on a tram in the city of Utrecht, killing three people on Monday. Five other people were wounded in th… […]


    NFPA Board of Directors Appoints New Members to Standards Council
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:28 by Firehouse

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors has appointed two new members to the NFPA Standards Council: Jeffrey J. Foisel of Dow Chemical, Midland, MI. and Kenneth W. Richards, Jr., fire chief/fire marshal, Old Mystic Fire… […]


    Woman sentenced to 25 years in Okla. officer’s death
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:23 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SHAWNEE, Okla. — A woman convicted of second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting death of an Oklahoma police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Pottawatomie County court records indicate that 24-year-old Brooklyn Danielle Williams was found guilty on Feb. 1 in the March 26, 2017, death of 22-year-old Tecumseh Police […]


    Key Hose Introduces New 2.25-inch Attack Fire Hose
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:19 by Firehouse

    Key Hose launches the first new diameter attack line in decades. Introducing TRU-ID 2.25-inch, the latest addition to true diameter hose solutions. […]


    Voters OK Change to ME Volunteer Fire Department
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:09 by Firehouse

    The embattled Thorndike Volunteer Fire Department will become a municipal department after residents overwhelmingly approved the switch at their annual town meeting. […]


    Law enforcement watch over wounded Mont. trooper in Utah hospital
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 10:03 by PoliceOne

    Seaborn Larson Missoulian, Mont. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Law enforcement officers from Montana and Utah were keeping watch Saturday in the Salt Lake City hospital where Montana Highway Patrol trooper Wade Palmer was airlifted after being shot earl… […]


    Fugitive who fatally shot NYPD officer caught 20 years later in Fla.
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 09:50 by PoliceOne

    Teresa Stepzinski The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The New York City police commissioner is praising Jacksonville and federal law enforcement authorities following their arrest of a fugitive accused of killing an off-duty police officer 20 years ago. Lester Wellington Pearson, 43, was taken into custody without incident by deputy U.S. marshals and the […]


    Genetec Becomes Top 5 ANPR Technology Company Around the World
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 09:30 by Officer

    The automatic number plate recognition tech company also grabs 2nd with a 9.1% market share for the Americas. […]


    Genetec Becomes Top 5 ANPR Technology Company Around the World
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 09:30 by Officer

    The automatic number plate recognition tech company also grabs 2nd with a 9.1% market share for the Americas. […]


    LA Firefighter Hurt in House Fire
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 09:05 by Firehouse

    A Baton Rouge was taken to the hospital and another person was injured during a house fire Sunday night that also burned two vehicles in the driveway. […]


    Hawthorne, NJ, Engine Co. 3 Puts New Rescue-Pumper in Service
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 09:02 by Firehouse

    Hawthorne, NJ, Engine Co. 3 has placed into service a 2018 KME rescue-pumper with a Waterous 2000-gpm pump, 750-gallon water tank. […]


    Dozens of Los Angeles Firefighters Battle Tanker Blast
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 08:53 by Firehouse

    A leaking 9,000-gallon gasoline tanker truck caught fire, setting off multiple explosions and hurting two Sunday as Los Angeles crews fought the blaze for about 90 minutes. […]


    MA Department at Forefront of Firefighter Cancer Battle
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 08:37 by Firehouse

    The Quincy Fire Department has installed top of the line showers and industrial washers and dryers—the “Cadillacs” of cleanliness—to protect its firefighters from cancer. […]


    Texas Police Returns to Spot Where His Life Nearly Ended 3 Years Ago
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 07:56 by Officer

    Fort Worth Police Officer Matt Pearce revisits to the very spot he was shot six times on March 15, 2016. […]


    DNA Links Suspect in 1999 Alabama Cold Case Murder
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 07:40 by Officer

    Coley McCraney was booked on the charges about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, jail records show, after authorities say a DNA match was found through a family DNA website in a geneology search. […]


    Fugitive Who Fatally Shot Off-Duty NYPD Officer Captured 20 Years Later in Florida
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 07:32 by Officer

    Lester Pearson, a fugitive suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty NYPD officer during a wild Bronx gun battle in 1999, was nabbed in Jacksonville after nearly two decades on the lam. […]


    Fugitive Arrested In 1999 Killing of NYPD Officer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 06:17 by Officer

    A man wanted in the 1999 killing of a new York City cop was arrested on Sunday in North Jacksonville, Florida. […]


    Nashville Metro Police Officer Dragged by ATV
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 06:15 by Officer

    A Nashville Metro police officer was injured after he was struck by an off-road vehicle late Saturday afternoon. […]


    Los Angeles Deputies Discover Reported Kidnapping is Just Music Video
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 06:10 by Officer

    At first, police thought a kidnapping might have been unfolding right before their eyes. Upon further investigation, they realized some people were just shooting a music video right outside of Los Angeles. […]


    Awash in Cannabis Cash, California Struggling With Corruption
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:48 by Officer

    In more than two years since California voters approved the licensed growing and sale of recreational marijuana, the state has had a half-dozen government corruption cases as black-market operators try to game the system, through bribery and other means. […]


    Suspect in Custody in NYC Killing of Reputed Mob Boss
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:42 by Officer

    Anthony Camello, 24, was arrested down the Jersey Shore for the execution of reputed Gambino family boss Frank Cali outside his Staten Island home, said NYPD Chief of Detective Dermot Shea. […]


    Jury Deadlocks on 3 Counts, Acquits on Misdemeanor in Trial of Florida Police Officer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:37 by Officer

    Testifying in his own defense, North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda insisted he honestly mistook an autistic man holding a silver toy truck for a gunman holding another man hostage. […]


    Illinois Trooper Shot, Suspect Killed After Pursuit
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:31 by Officer

    An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and a suspected carjacker was killed in Staunton on Saturday afternoon. […]


    Vermont Trooper Revived With Narcan After Drug Stop
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:28 by Officer

    Vermont State Police Sgt. Brett Flansburg was completing an arrest for heroin possession when he began to feel ill and collapsed in the parking lot of the New Haven barracks. […]


    Las Vegas Police Officer Saved by Vest in Shootout
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:23 by Officer

    A bulletproof vest likely saved the life of a Metro Police officer who was shot in the chest by an armed suspect outside the busy Bellagio casino on Friday night, according to officials. […]


    Law Enforcement Watching Over Wounded Montana Highway Patrol Trooper in Utah
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 05:19 by Officer

    Law enforcement officers from Montana and Utah are keeping watch in the Salt Lake City hospital where Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was airlifted after being shot early Friday morning during a manhunt in Evaro. […]


    Civilians Are Making ‘Big Brother’ A Reality — Will LE Benefit?
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:57 by Officer

    The other day I wanted to see how long it would take me to get from my house to a store across town, so I logged into the family computer and pulled up Google Maps. I typed in the address of my desired location and found that it would take 22 minutes…. […]


    Suspect steals Oklahoma City ambulance, lead police on chase
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:53 by EMS1

    An ambulance was stolen in Oklahoma City after paramedics left keys in the ignition while transporting a patient from the ambulance to the emergency room […]


    Work It Out With Words
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:50 by Officer

    Crisis intervention and Mental Health First Aid training can help officers improve communication with community members as well as avoid unnecessary conflict. […]


    Fight Them Into Handcuffs: Addressing The ‘Excessive Force’ Argument
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:45 by Officer

    Today there are more cameras per square foot of landscape than ever before, and as we law enforcement professionals do our jobs, that means more people than ever creating footage so we can be targeted, second-guessed, falsely reported and more. The fac… […]


    Law Enforcement-Focused Products From SHOT Show 2019
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:37 by Officer

    From knives and firearms to drones and ammunition, here are a few products from SHOT Show that caught my eye. […]


    Smart Technology Makes A Big Impact
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:14 by Officer

    License plate recognition technology can do much more than read license plates thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence — and law enforcement reaps the benefits. […]


    Woman steals ambulance with employee inside
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:11 by EMS1

    An employee was restocking an ambulance parked at Navicent Health Medical Center when a woman got in the driver seat and drove off […]


    Push Into The Future
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:10 by Officer

    With a long history, push bars continue to have a place on law enforcement patrol vehicles. […]


    Fla. paramedic honored for off-duty drowning rescue
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:05 by EMS1

    Sunstar Paramedics Safety and Risk Coordinator Joshua Hoover was awarded the Commissioner Moroni Award of Excellence in EMS for his quick actions […]


    Situational Based Emergency Lighting Systems Aid Officer Safety On The Road
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:03 by Officer

    There is a rapidly growing trend in police vehicle lights and siren systems. These are known as ‘situational based’ and are being specified as the next step to making police vehicles safer. Let’s look into what this means, how the systems work and…… […]


    Rethink Speed
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 02:00 by Officer

    What if officers are crashing because their cars are too slow? A new test evaluates vehicles. […]


    Ginger Xu
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 01:00 by Officer

    Ginger Xu is a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Massachusetts with nearly 20 years of experience in Product Development, Project Management, Marketing, and Operations in various industries. Ginger has a Master of International… […]


    FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:44 by EMS1

    New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down […]


    FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:44 by Firerescue1

    New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down […]


    Fallen FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:44 by Firerescue1

    New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down […]


    Fallen FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:44 by Firerescue1

    New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down […]


    Fallen FDNY EMT honored with emergency call box
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:44 by EMS1

    New York Fire Department EMT Yadira Arroyo was killed in 2017 after a man stole her ambulance and ran her down […]


    FDNY firefighter arrested for DWI, fleeing crash scene
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:15 by Firerescue1

    Omar Juarez-Rivera crashed a vehicle in to a bush at the intersection, injuring one person, then fled the scene […]


    Wis. paramedic honored after losing battle with cancer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:02 by EMS1

    Milwaukee Fire Department Lt. Odell Minor died after serving 24 years as a paramedic […]


    Wis. paramedic honored after losing battle with cancer
    Posted March 18th, 2019 @ 00:02 by Firerescue1

    Milwaukee Fire Department Lt. Odell Minor died after serving 24 years as a paramedic […]


    NY hospital to launch mobile stroke units in April
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 23:13 by EMS1

    Two mobile stroke units will hit the road April 1, and all care administered by their crews, including CT scans and stroke-alleviating medications, will be free to patients […]


    Maine municipal fire department approved after mass volunteer resignation
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    Citizens voted to replace the town’s self-governing fire department with a municipal-run outfit after all but one member of the department quit last month […]


    Maine municipal FD approved after mass volunteer resignation
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    Citizens voted to replace the town’s self-governing fire department with a municipal-run outfit after all but one member of the department quit last month […]


    Colo. volunteer firefighter killed in construction incident
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 22:27 by Firerescue1

    Eric Hill, a 19-year volunteer firefighter-EMT , was hit by a front end loader while working in a construction zone […]


    Small Victories Help NY Firefighter’s Recovery
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 15:11 by Firehouse

    “Everyone is a little on edge about me going back to work,” says Buffalo firefighter Eric Whitehead, who suffered severe burns during a fire earlier this year. […]


    OH Fire Department Builds Station for ‘Next 50 Years’
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 13:55 by Firehouse

    The new Fairfield Township firehouse replaces a station that includes part of a former 19th-century school building and needed special, smaller vehicles to fit inside. […]


    TX Firefighters Rescue Horses from Trailer Crash
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 13:30 by Firehouse

    Arlington firefighters were able to safely pull out the animals from their trailer Saturday afternoon after they became trapped when it overturned. […]


    MO Firefighter Fined for Awarding Contracts to Himself
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 12:31 by Firehouse

    Winfield-Foley Fire Protection District Assistant Fire Chief Arron Lee awarded fire district contracts to the welding company he owns, Missouri ethics officials determined. […]


    Health Issues Force ME Fire Chief to Retire
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 11:41 by Firehouse

    Bucksport Chief Craig Bowden, whose last day will be in April, has not been on full duty since having quadruple bypass heart surgery in December. […]


    Once sanctuaries, houses of worship struggle with security
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DETROIT — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and now mosques […]


    Vest saves officer’s life in Las Vegas shootout, suspect fatally shot
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Police say a brief shootout outside the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip left a robbery suspect dead while an officer who was shot in his vest escaped serious injury. Police Capt. Nichole Splinter said the suspect robbed the packed casino Friday night and was confronted by four officers […]


    Vt. state trooper revived after apparent drug exposure
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 10:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LEICESTER, Vt. — A Vermont State Police trooper who collapsed after apparently being exposed to an opioid-like drug during a traffic stop was revived by fellow troopers who administered the overdose-reversal drug Narcan, state police said Saturday. Detectives are launching a full investigation into the incident and testing is underway to determine what […]


    Boston FFs Praised for Casket Company Fire Response
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 10:47 by Firehouse

    In an neighborhood where many first responders live, East Boston residents thanked firefighters for their work tackling a nine-alarm fire Friday. […]


    ND EMS provider looking for woman who helped save a life
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 01:18 by EMS1

    Jamestown Ambulance Service is searching for a woman who helped shovel drifted snow to allow emergency responders to gain access to a patient’s house […]


    Fla. ambulance hits woman on bicycle
    Posted March 17th, 2019 @ 01:09 by EMS1

    Katherine Stafford was hit by the rig as she was riding down the street on her bike, thrown into the road and suffered serious injuries […]


    NY restaurant opens as tribute to first responders
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 23:04 by Firerescue1

    Buffalo Station House’s wall decor features art, police and fire department memorabilia collected by the owners and donated by community members […]


    Fallen Calif.firefighter honored with highway dedication
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 22:51 by Firerescue1

    A swath of Interstate 15 was dedicated in honor of Cory Iverson, a North County Cal Fire firefighter who died battling the Thomas Fire in 2017 […]


    Off-duty firefighter evacuates 200 when building catches fire
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 22:37 by Firerescue1

    An off-duty Auburn firefighter was having dinner at the town’s American Legion Post helped evacuate 200 guests during a three-alarm blaze. […]


    IN Firefighter Resigns over Harassment Allegations
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 16:17 by Firehouse

    Penn Township Battalion Chief Brian Kazmierzak’s resignation came after accusations he sexually harassed more than a dozen women throughout his career. […]


    911 Dispatcher Family Survey seeks participants
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff Researchers are seeking to interview immediate family members of 911 dispatchers as part of a study into critical stress issues. The purpose of the study is an effort to gain greater insight into understanding what effects the profession … […]


    Lawsuit: Ex-CA Fire Authority Workers Fired for Criticism
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 13:19 by Firehouse

    In their lawsuit, two former Orange County Fire Authority employees claim they were wrongfully dismissed because they had been critical of the agency. […]


    NC Firefighters Support Ex-Chief after Daughter’s Death
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 12:57 by Firehouse

    The Vance County Firefighters Relief Fund voted to pay the remaining $4,100 for the funeral for Allison Forsythe, the daughter of a retired Watkins fire chief. […]


    Off-Duty FF Evacuates 200 During Three-Alarm MA Fire
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 12:40 by Firehouse

    The off-duty Auburn firefighter was dining at the American Legion Post when a “fast-moving” fire broke out in the building. […]


    MA Department Needs New Apparatus after Fire
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 12:40 by Firehouse

    The Mansfield Fire Department will buy a used engine to replace the vehicle that caused a two-alarm fire at a station in February. […]


    TX Fire Chief Named Best in State
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 12:38 by Firehouse

    Eric Thompson, the head of the Red Oak Fire Department, was recognized as the fire chief of the year in Texas. […]


    FL Firefighters Cut Out Driver Who Crashed Into Tree
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Firehouse

    A woman was in critical condition after Fort Lauderdale firefighters pulled her out of the wreckage of her car following an accident early Saturday. […]


    Mont. shootings leave 1 dead, trooper and 2 others wounded
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 11:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who was investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured two others was himself shot and critically injured Friday after finding the suspect’s vehicle, officials said. Authorities later arrested a 29-year-old suspect. Trooper Wade Palmer, 35, was among the officers searching for the driver […]


    NH Chief Chosen for Top Spot at MA Department
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 11:23 by Firehouse

    Steve Achilles, Portsmouth’s current fire chief, was unanimously picked to be the next chief for the Southborough Fire Department. […]


    CA Firefighters Battle Stress with Tool Used by War Vets
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 11:08 by Firehouse

    The Temple Massager—a device used to combat PTSD—has become a valuable resource for firefighters and other first responders who fought November’s Camp Fire. […]


    Six OH Departments Tackle Asphalt Hopper Fire
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 10:28 by Firehouse

    Firefighters from Stark and Wayne counties extinguished the commercial blaze within an hour Friday morning. […]


    Training Drill Becomes Real Blaze for MA Firefighters
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 10:16 by Firehouse

    Danvers firefighters were told to evacuate a vacant house during a live training exercise after the flames took off and the drill turned into an actual operation Friday morning. […]


    City Offical: Restore Demoted NY Fire Captains
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 09:57 by Firehouse

    The demotion of the four Watertown fire captains has been a point of contention in contract talks between the city and the firefighters union. […]


    Judge Hears PA Firefighter, Ambulance Funding Dispute
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 09:45 by Firehouse

    Jefferson Township Volunteer Ambulance Association is trying to stop the township from giving the association’s share of state money to the fire department. […]


    FL Firefighters Battle ‘Tenacious Tire Store Blaze’
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 09:20 by Firehouse

    It took an hour for dozens of Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood and Miramar firefighters to extinguish the fire Friday night. […]


    Atlanta police no longer asking about marijuana use on applications
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 05:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ATLANTA — Smoking marijuana will no longer knock your chances of becoming an Atlanta police officer. According to local news station WSB-TV, the Atlanta Police Department will no longer ask applicants if they’ve smoked we… […]


    First group of Idaho officers graduate department-hosted Spanish course
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 05:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BOISE, Idaho — A group of about 50 Boise police officers completed the first offered Spanish course by their department. According to local news station KIVI-TV, the curriculum focuses on conversational Spanish but also went into legal terms for officers. With the Spanish-speaking population on the rise, more officers are learning the […]


    911 dispatcher recalls discussing homicide with distressed caller
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 02:30 by EMS1

    After allegedly killing a co-worker, William “Will” C. Lee talked to 911 dispatcher Colleen about what he had done, the future and whether his parents would still love him […]


    911 Dispatcher Family Survey seeks participants
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 02:12 by EMS1

    A study into the critical stress issues experienced by the families of 911 operators is looking for anonymous participants for a 10-question survey […]


    911 Dispatcher Family Survey seeks participants
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 02:12 by Firerescue1

    A study into the critical stress issues experienced by the families of 911 operators is looking for anonymous participants for a 10-question survey […]


    Md. firefighters rescue 2 children from river
    Posted March 16th, 2019 @ 01:30 by Firerescue1

    Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services pulled two girls clinging to a log in the Patapsco River […]


    Free Eye Exams to be Available to K-9s in May
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 20:52 by Staff

    This May, more than 7,500 service and working animals will receive free sight-saving eye exams in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. The annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event was created as a national platform to address eye healt… […]


    Judges skeptical of challenge to Calif. immigration law
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 19:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. appeals court appeared inclined Wednesday to reject a request by the Trump administration to block a California law limiting police cooperation with immigration officials. But the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals raised concerns about another state law extending protections to people in the country illegally. The Trump […]


    High-speed police pursuits often kill. Here’s how San Pablo PD is making them safer.
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 18:56 by PoliceOne

    Mike Moffitt San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — High-speed police car pursuits can be loads of fun in action movies or Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, but the real-life versions often turn tragic. That’s why an East Bay police force outfitted half of its fleet of cruisers with a technology that allows officers to track […]


    Seven-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Boston Casket Company
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 17:57 by Firehouse

    More than 100 firefighters responded to a massive fire Friday afternoon at the New England Casket Company in East Boston. […]


    Nine-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Boston Casket Company
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 17:57 by Firehouse

    Hundreds of firefighters responded to a massive fire Friday afternoon at the New England Casket Company in East Boston. […]


    WI Firefighters Try to Re-Equip Before Ice Road Closes
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 17:35 by Firehouse

    The La Pointe Fire Department is scrambling to find new equipment after Madeline Island’s only fire hall burned down earlier this month. […]


    Montana Trooper Shot, in Critical Condition
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 17:29 by Staff

    A second responding trooper found Trooper Palmer in his patrol vehicle with his seat belt still fastened. […]


    ‘Made-to-Order’ Duty Collection
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The Duty Collection from Propper offers departments custom features in made-to-order uniforms.“The Duty Collection gives departments the option to customize elements of their uniforms,” said Joe Ruggeri, VP of Product Development for… […]


    Interim Fire Chief Hired for ID Department
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 16:28 by Firehouse

    Tom Bowman, a volunteer firefighter since 1984, will serve as the interim chief for the Ketchum Fire Department. […]


    Fla. governor wants suspended sheriff’s lawsuit dismissed
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 16:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the sheriff who he suspended and accused of failing to prevent the Parkland school shooting. DeSantis filed the new motion Thursday. Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel filed the suit earlier this month, saying the governor […]


    New York Trooper Injured when his Vehicle is Struck by Truck at Roadside
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:19 by Staff

    A trooper with the New York State Police suffered minor injuries when a tractor trailer truck struck his vehicle as he was assisting a disabled vehicle. […]


    Governor Considers Bill that Would Subject BYU Police to Public Records Law
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:18 by Staff

    Legislation that would compel the Brigham Young University police to answer public records requests was passed by the Utah House of Representatives and is now under consideration of Governor Gary Herbert. […]


    Ceramic Plate Saves Massachusetts Officer from Possibly Fatal Stab Wound
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:16 by Staff

    An officer with the Springfield (MA) Police Department is lucky to be alive after a suspect armed with an edged weapon attempted to stab him in the chest. […]


    Mississippi Fire, Police Meet for Annual Charity Basketball Game
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:14 by Staff

    Police officers and firefighters from Meridian, Mississippi met for the 4th annual ‘Hoops for Jesus Battle of the Badges’ basketball game took place on Thursday, with the police department evening the series at 2-2 with a 39 to 26 win over the fire dep… […]


    Rapid Response: 7 key takeaways from the New Zealand mosque attacks
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodWhat happened: A complex, coordinated attack (CCA) was launched on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Both the Masjid Al Noor Mosque in the center of the city and the Masjid Mosque in the nearby suburb of Linwood were… […]


    Man Charged with Murder in Fire Killing MA Firefighter
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:10 by Firehouse

    Worcester authorities ruled that firefighter Christopher Roy’s death battling a five-alarm fire last year was a homicide, and a 21-year-old man was arrested Friday. […]


    Arizona Officer Reportedly Dies by Apparent Suicide
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:09 by Staff

    Officer Daniel Beckwith—who had been with the department since July 2014—was on paid administrative leave at the time of his death. The leave was due to Beckwith’s involvement in the fatal shooting of an armed subject who had pointed a weapon at a vict… […]


    Michigan Officer Escorts Woman in Labor 25 Miles to Hospital
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:07 by Staff

    Officer Bryan Perkins received permission to follow the woman for the entire distance to ensure that she safely arrived to the facility where the birth took place. […]


    Louisiana Motor Officer Struck by Vehicle while Escorting Funeral Procession
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:03 by Staff

    According to WBRZ-TV, the officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident. […]


    Video: 10 “Cop Movies” Worth Seeing—Again and Again
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Doug Wyllie

    For a little bit of lighter fare for this week, here are 10 of my favorite feature films with police officers as the central characters. […]


    New York DA Clears Buffalo of Wrongdoing in Fatal OIS
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:59 by Staff

    The Erie County District Attorney has found an officer with the Buffalo (NY) Police Department was justified when he shot a fleeing suspect in December 2018. […]


    LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADER RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS ALBERT SCHWEITZER MEDAL
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:54 by Officer

    John Thompson, a seasoned public safety leader who has brought the hidden atrocity of animal cruelty to the forefront of law enforcement, was honored on March 7 with the Albert Schweitzer Medal. […]


    Rusoh Extinguisher Earns Most Innovative Products Awards
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:38 by Firehouse

    Eau Claire, WI — Hanley Wood, the premier marketing company serving the construction industry, based in Washington, D.C. has announced that the Rusoh Eliminator fire extinguisher has been awarded “Editor’s Choice” in the 2019 Most Innovative… […]


    Photo of the Week: Protecting the need for speed
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo comes from Deputy Stewart Ferrin of the Pinal County Arizona Sheriff’s Office. Pictured is a classic Arizona sunset while Deputy Ferrin is working at the NASCAR ISM Raceway. Thank you for your service! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — […]


    The little boy and the drunk driver
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouIn my police career I was what some would call “aggressive” in regard to my passion to take drivers off the road for operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OMVWI). It did not come from a hunger for promotion, or a s… […]


    Arizona Police Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Commits Suicide
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 14:03 by Officer

    The Flagstaff Police Department announced this week that Officer Daniel Beckwith, who involved in a fatal shooting while on duty last year, his own life. […]


    Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Critically Wounded While Searching for Shooting Suspect
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 13:46 by Officer

    Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was critically wounded while searching for a suspect wanted in an earlier shooting early Friday morning. […]


    Ariz. officer involved in 2018 fatal shooting dies by suicide
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An Arizona officer who was involved in a fatal shooting of an armed man last year has died by suicide. According to local news station KTAR, Officer Daniel Beckwith was found dead in his home on Tuesday. Beck… […]


    Baltimore: A microcosm of de-policing in America
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In Baltimore, it has been reported that from 2014 to 2017, dispatch records show the number of suspected narcotics offenses police reported themselves dropped 30 percent. The number of people they reported seeing with outstanding warrants dropped by […]


    Mont. trooper in critical condition after shooting, suspect in custody
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 12:56 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy PoliceOne StaffThe Department of Justice and Missoula Sheriff’s Office are investigating By PoliceOne Staff MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana Highway Patrol trooper and three other people were shot and wounde… […]


    Wife of slain Ill. officer pens open letter
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieChicago Tribune ROCKFORD, Ill. — Becki Keltner, the wife of McHenry County sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner who was shot and killed last week in Rockford, publicly released a letter Monday night in tribute to… […]


    MA Chemical Spill Hospitalizes Four People
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:45 by Firehouse

    Springfield and Massachusetts Department of Fire Services firefighters cleaned up a spill of a gallon of industrial-cleaning chemical at a postal distribution center early Friday. […]


    How to quickly transform hours of video surveillance into actionable intelligence
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:13 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by BriefCam By James Careless for PoliceOne BrandFocus There are more than 350 million CCTV surveillance cameras in operation globally, recording petabytes of potentially actionable information for apprehending criminals and solving crimes. For police, the challenge is to sort through this mass of video quickly and accurately. Unfortunately, this is hard to achieve using […]


    Fla. officer suspended after video shows arrest of woman who called police
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    Charles Rabin Miami Herald MIAMI — A Miami-Dade police officer was relieved of duty last week after video circulated on social media of three officers taking a woman to the ground, then handcuffing and arresting her — after the woman had ca… […]


    Homes Burn Down on CA Island with No Fire Station
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:06 by Firehouse

    “Due to budget cuts, this station was closed,” an East Contra Costa battalion chief said following a fast-moving blaze on Bethel Island that destroyed three homes. […]


    Black Earth, WI, Fire District Puts Big Tanker in Service
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:01 by Firehouse

    The Black Earth, WI, Fire District has taken delivery of a 2,500-gallon tanker built by Pierce on an Enforcer cab and chassis. […]


    A Docking Station for Your Panasonic FZ-L1 Toughbook Tablet
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Officer

    Gamber-Johnson’s docking station for the Panasonic FZ-L1 Tablet will accommodate the L1’s rotating hand strap, barcode reader, and large battery. The docking station will keep the L! tablet charged all day long and a keyed lock provides added security…. […]


    Fla. deputy struck by car at elementary school, suspect arrested
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach MILTON, Fla. — A Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy was struck by a vehicle while working at TR Jackson Elementary Thursday afternoon, officials said. At approximately 1:15 p.m., the deputy was advised that two individuals were attempting to pick up a child at the school without authorization, […]


    FDNY Firefighter Widow’s Suit for Movie Set Fire Allowed
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 10:33 by Firehouse

    The film company for Edward Norton’s “Motherless Brooklyn” had asked for the wrongful death lawsuit by the estate of Lt. Michael Davidson to be dismissed. […]


    New Ultra-Rugged Public Safety Flip-Phone, Uses Spring Direct Connect Plus
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    Sonim, provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions for public safety, launches the Sonim XP3 flip-phone for simple, fast and reliable communications […]


    Court rules gun maker can be sued over Sandy Hook shooting
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 10:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Gun control advocates touted the ruling as providing a possible roadmap for victims of other mass shootings […]


    TargetSolutions to Demonstrate New Training and Operations Management Innovations at ILEETA
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:51 by Officer

    TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand with training and operations management solutions for law enforcement agencies, will be presenting new product innovations March 19-20 at booth No. 411 during the 2019 ILEETA Conference and Expo in St. Louis. […]


    Pierce Dealer Opens New Service Center in PA, Expands Service Fleet
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:49 by Firehouse

    Glick Fire Equipment opened a new service center in Hatfield, PA, and expanded its mobile service fleet to a total of 18 units. […]


    Watch Dallas Firefighters Break Down a Mayday Call
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:42 by Firehouse

    In interviews and fire scene footage, Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighters show what transpired when a distress call went out during an apartment blaze in November. […]


    49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    By Jule Scherer dpa WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Forty-nine people have died after extremist gunmen targeted worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described as “one of New Zealand’s d… […]


    Massachusetts Police Officer Survives Stabbing Thanks to Chest Plate
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Officer

    A Massachusetts police officer who survived an attempted stabbing by an arson suspect was likely saved by a ceramic plate in the center of his bulletproof vest directly above his heart. […]


    Massachusetts Police K-9 Dying From Cancer Honored With ‘Final Ride’
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:27 by Officer

    Saugus police honored a beloved K-9 officer with a special ride. […]


    FL Firefighters Find Scaly Surprise in Toilet: An Iguana
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:26 by Firehouse

    A homeowner called Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue to deal with a large green iguana found swimming inside a toilet bowl. […]


    FL Firefighters Find Scaly Surprise in Toilet: An Iguana
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:26 by Firehouse

    A homeowner called Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue to deal with a large green iguana found swimming inside a toilet bowl. […]


    Former NYPD Officer, Wife Arrested on Drug Charges
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:24 by Officer

    The couple was busted at their home in a quiet Long Island neighborhood. […]


    Acting Florida Mayor Joins Former Mayor Behind Bars
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:06 by Officer

    Terrance Rowe was the second mayor in this town to be arrested in 20 days. He was vice mayor until the Feb. 21 arrest of Mayor Dale Massad who is accused of firing at a Pasco sheriff’s SWAT team that was arresting him. […]


    Ex-FL Captain: I Made Mistakes, But Media Twisted Truth
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:04 by Firehouse

    In his resignation letter, the former Polk County captain under investigation after posting a fatal fire Snapchat photo said he never “put a patient’s life or well-being in jeopardy.” […]


    Ex-FL Captain in Snapchat Scandal: Media Twisted Truth
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 09:04 by Firehouse

    In his resignation letter, the former Polk County captain under investigation after posting a fatal fire Snapchat photo said he never “put a patient’s life or well-being in jeopardy.” […]


    North Carolina Deputy Not at Fault in Collision With Woman
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 08:59 by Officer

    A Wake County sheriff’s deputy who collided with a pedestrian crossing the street Wednesday afternoon was not at fault, investigators said. […]


    Preference Often Dictates Apparatus Fire Pump and Control Locations
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 08:15 by Firehouse

    Firefighters have choices when it comes to apparatus pump locations and virtually limitless freedom to place electronic pump control panels any where on fire trucks. […]


    Rescue Trucks Are the ‘Swiss Army Knives’ of the Fire Service
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 08:13 by Firehouse

    When it comes to specialized equipment used by the fire service, rescue trucks, also known as tool boxes on wheels, are the hands down winners. […]


    Florida Police Officer Suspended Over Video of Arrest
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 07:42 by Officer

    A Miami-Dade police officer was relieved of duty last week after video circulated on social media of three officers taking a woman to the ground, then handcuffing and arresting her. […]


    California Deputy Will Stand Trial in Fatal Shooting of Woman
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 07:36 by Officer

    A judge Thursday said there was enough evidence for a Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputy to stand trial in the shooting death of a Modesto woman in a February 2017 pursuit that ended in Ripon. […]


    Mass. FF’s LODD ruled a homicide, suspect charged
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 07:16 by Firerescue1

    A suspect has been charged in the death of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy […]


    Florida Deputy Struck by Car at School; Suspects Arrested
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 07:10 by Officer

    A Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy was struck by a vehicle while working at TR Jackson Elementary Thursday afternoon. […]


    Handcuffed Subject Kidnaps Woman, Steals Patrol Car
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 06:52 by Officer

    The manhunt for an escaped Missouri inmate briefly recaptured by authorities some 300 miles away before he managed to flee in a stolen police cruiser continued into Thursday morning. […]


    New Zealand Mosque Attacks Kill Dozens
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 06:45 by Officer

    There were a “number of fatalities” on Friday following shootings at mosques in Christchurch and one person is in custody, New Zealand police confirmed. […]


    49 Killed in New Zealand Mosque Shootings
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 06:45 by Officer

    Forty-nine people have died after extremist gunmen targeted worshippers at two mosques. […]


    Henrietta, NY, Crews Face Complex Extrication
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 06:15 by Firehouse

    Mark Cholach shares the play-by-play of a complex extrication faced by Henrietta, NY, crews during arduous weather conditions. […]


    Mass shooting: Multiple fatalities at New Zealand mosques, 4 in custody
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 01:52 by PoliceOne

    By Jule Scherer dpa WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Four people have been arrested including one woman following shooting attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said. Local media reported that as many as 30 people were feared dead after the shootings at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in […]


    Mass shootings at New Zealand mosques: 40 dead, 4 in custody
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 01:52 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 11:40 p.m. (PST): According to the New York Times, 40 people were killed and over 20 were wounded in the mass shootings at two mosques. This is a breaking news update. Original story below. By Jule Scherer dpa WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Four people have been arrested including one woman following shooting attacks on […]


    What STEMI patients need paramedics to know
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 01:41 by EMS1

    Our co-hosts sit down with Rob Theriault, a 35-year paramedic veteran, and a recent STEMI patient, who gives listeners both sides of the emergency […]


    3 non-monetary solutions to volunteer EMS retention
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 01:38 by EMS1

    Volunteer EMS providers are motivated by respect; use appreciation, clear expectations and creature comforts to keep them engaged and satisfied […]


    Hawaii department of health pushing to review EMS systems
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 01:03 by EMS1

    Following several reports of ambulances breaking down on calls, the officials at the state Department of Health wants to review resource allocations […]


    Las Vegas firefighter sues city, dept. after sexual video passed around
    Posted March 15th, 2019 @ 00:41 by Firerescue1

    A female member of the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department is suing after a fellow firefighter and ex-boyfriend shared explicit video of her with co-workers […]


    NY tamper-proof smoke detector mandate begins in April
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:36 by Firerescue1

    Starting April 1, it will be illegal to sell smoke detectors with removable, replaceable batteries in New York state […]


    Mass shooting: multiple fatalities at New Zealand mosque, 1 in custody
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:26 by PoliceOne

    dpa WELLINGTON, New Zealand — There have been a “number of fatalities” following a shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand police have confirmed, and one person is in custody. “Police is responding to a very serious and tragic inc… […]


    NY firefighter sues homeowner for injuries battling blaze
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:24 by Firerescue1

    FDNY firefighter John DiCarlo fell from a ladder while fighting a fire in a vacant home, and says he was injured due to due to the owner’s “carelessness, negligence and recklessness” […]


    NY firefighter sues homeowner for injuries sustained while battling blaze
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:24 by Firerescue1

    FDNY firefighter John DiCarlo fell from a ladder while fighting a fire in a vacant home, and says he was injured due to due to the owner’s “carelessness, negligence and recklessness” […]


    Mo. county adds 911 cell phone tax to April ballot
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:05 by Firerescue1

    The appearance of the measure on the ballot is due the a continual decrease in funding from the landline tax […]


    Mo. county adds 911 cell phone tax to April ballot
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 23:05 by EMS1

    The appearance of the measure on the ballot is due the a continual decrease in funding from the landline tax […]


    Iguana in toilet surprises Fla. man, who calls 911
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters responded to the call of an iguana in a toilet, and were able to remove the animal and release him into the wild […]


    Station Design Conference 2019: Guns, Hoses & FF&E
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 22:23 by Firehouse

    This year at the Station Design Conference, Jason Estes and Raegan Porter will show attendees how to create a realistic project budget for new fire station projects. […]


    Ga. EMS agency adds 3 therapy dogs to staff
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 21:52 by EMS1

    Macy Mae, Bijou and Knox provide emotional support for members of the Gaston EMS team […]


    Ga. EMS agency adds 3 therapy dogs to staff
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 21:52 by EMS1

    Macy Mae, Bijou and Knox provide emotional support for members of the Gaston EMS team […]


    49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 21:40 by EMS1

    Police apprehended four suspects, but only three were connected with the shootings […]


    49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 21:40 by Firerescue1

    Police apprehended four suspects, but only three were connected with the shootings […]


    Pa. ambulance catches fire while transporting patient
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 21:37 by EMS1

    The medic driving the ambulance pulled over after noticing an odd smell, and a second ambulance drove the patient to the hospital […]


    Drones to Deliver Defibrillators in NV
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 18:38 by Firehouse

    Next year, 9-1-1 dispatchers in the Reno, Sparks and Carson City area will be able to send heart attack victims defibrillators by drones that will arrive faster than paramedics. […]


    MO Crews Save Woman Clinging to Roots in Missouri River
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 17:14 by Firehouse

    Firefighters from the St. Charles City Fire Department and the Pattonville Fire Protection District rescued a woman who fell into the water while walking her dog in Bridgeton. […]


    DE Firefighter Critically Hurt in House Fire
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 16:48 by Firehouse

    Minquas Fire Company Capt. David Smiley Jr. suffered burns on about 10 percent of his body after falling through the floor during the fire Thursday in Milltown. […]


    At NRA 2019: Check Out Pulsar’s Thermal and Digital Night Vision
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    NRA 2019 run April 26 to 28 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit Pulsar at booth #5021. […]


    Non-Laser TLR-6 Weapon Light For Glock and M&P Shield Handguns
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Streamlight Inc.’s non-laser versions of its TLR-6 ultra-compact, lightweight weapons light are available with three different light housings that securely attach to the trigger guard of select Glock and M&P Shield handguns, the new models are… […]


    California Governor’s Moratorium on Executions Spares Serial Killers and Child-Killers
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:50 by Staff

    California Governor Gavin Newsom decreed by executive fiat on Wednesday that there would be a moratorium of indeterminate duration on the expectation of convicted murderers sentenced to the death penalty in the Golden State. […]


    Video: 2 Georgia Deputies Awarded for Rescuing Man from Burning Vehicle
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:45 by Staff

    Officers Kelly Horne and William Palmer were honored for their heroics in a ceremony held late last week, winning the department’s Lifesaving Medal Award. […]


    Handcuffed Subject Allegedly Kidnaps Woman, Steals Police Vehicle
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:43 by Staff

    Police are again searching for an escaped inmate from Missouri who slipped the grip of authorities who had captured him in Oklahoma after he allegedly kidnapped a woman. […]


    Missouri Department Gets First-Ever Therapy K-9
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:37 by Staff

    The Independence (MO) Police Department welcomed to its ranks a two-year-old golden retriever/border collie mix as their first ever certified therapy dog. […]


    No Injuries to Suspects, Officers in Oregon OIS
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:33 by Staff

    An early morning incident in Oregon on Wednesday ended with two in custody after one suspect fled on foot and another stole an officer’s patrol car. […]


    Suspect Fatally Shot by California Sheriff’s Deputies After Dragging Two of Them With SUV
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:32 by Officer

    A routine call for a shoplifting complaint turned into the fatal shooting of a San Leandro man by Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputies as he tried to escape on Wednesday, authorities said. […]


    APCO’s New Cybersecurity Resource for Emergency Communications Centers
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Officer

    Alexandria, VA – APCO International has launched a new 9-1-1 cybersecurity section of the APCO website at apcointl.org/cybersecurity. This new resource was designed with the needs of emergency communications centers (ECCs) and today’s… […]


    Video: Baltimore Officer is ‘Rapper of Positivity’ Both On and Off Duty
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:27 by Staff

    Officer Joshua Jackson of the Baltimore Police Department has been rapping since he was a 14-year-old freshman in high school. Now that he’s an officer with the department, he continues to pursue his art even as he pursues his law enforcement career. I… […]


    California University Students Call for Disarming of Police
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:26 by Staff

    Student government representatives at the University of California Santa Barbara passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the disarming of its campus police force. […]


    Wyoming K-9 Medically Retires Due to Arthritis
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:19 by Staff

    According to the Powell-Tribune, the K-9—known as Zeke—has been battling pain in one of his legs for some time, culminating in the dog not being able to place weight on that leg. […]


    5.11® Announces Latest Product Integration Partnership with Ubisoft®
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:14 by Officer

    Leading Global Innovator of Tactical Apparel and Gear To Appear in Tom Clancy’s The Division® 2 […]


    Richard Bossert
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:10 by Firehouse

    Richard Bossert is the deputy chief of EMS Operations for the Philadelphia Fire Department. He started in the fire/rescue services in 1970, volunteering for the Warminster, PA, Fire Department. He worked for three career fire departments: Chester,… […]


    The Safariland Group Announces Brad E. Williams as President
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:08 by Officer

    The Safariland Group (“Safariland” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, today announced it has named Brad E. Williams as president. […]


    5.11 LAUNCHES 5.11 ABR ACADEMY AT COMPANY-OWNED RETAIL STORES
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:04 by Officer

    The 5.11 ABR (Always Be Ready) Academy events are free to the public and will be held monthly at different company-owned retail locations nationwide. […]


    New 10-Step Pay Plan for IL Village’s Firefighters
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 15:00 by Firehouse

    Revamping the pay scale for the Tinley Park Fire Department is a way to keep the village competitive when it comes to hiring and keeping firefighters. […]


    IN Department Has First Full-Time Female FF in 132 Years
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 14:06 by Firehouse

    “I am really excited to have the opportunity,” said Lisa Jennings, who was hired by Batesville Fire & Rescue, a department that was established in 1887. […]


    Court: Woman Had Constitutional Right to Give Middle Finger to Michigan Officer
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 14:05 by Officer

    The court ruled in a 3-0 decision that Taylor Police Officer Matthew Minard “should have known better” even if the driver, Debra Cruise-Gulyas, was rude. […]


    Mob Boss Shot and Killed Outside Staten Island Home
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Officer

    Gambino crime family boss Frank (Franky Boy) Cali was gunned down Wednesday night in a gory hit in front of his Staten Island home. […]


    When a Big Crime Reaches a Small Town
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 13:54 by Officer

    Here in Cameron County, “the front door to Mexico” as Sheriff Omar Lucio calls it, they don’t often find themselves jailing alleged murderers — two from far-away Baltimore, no less — and the sort who attract attention from around the country. […]


    Massachusetts Police Officer Saved by Body Armor Plate After Being Stabbed in the Chest
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 13:42 by Officer

    Springfield police officials say that the blade of Ruben Barrero’s knife hit the trauma plate in the officer’s ballistic vest, which prevented it from going deep into the officer’s chest. […]


    Police arrest dad who brought AK-47 Mini Draco to school
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    Olivia Hitchcock The Palm Beach Post, Fla. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Christopher Freeman’s son FaceTimed him in tears Monday afternoon from school, the 27-year-old father knew something was wrong. The boy told Freeman that a teacher at Bear Lakes Middle School had “slammed him,” according to Freeman’s statement to Palm Beach County School […]


    Continental Shows Dealers New Law Enforcement Tire
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 12:39 by Staff

    In the tire’s development process, Continental focused on extended tread life; grip and response; all-season traction; and durability. The result? The tire is CATL-1922 Pursuit and Emergency Approved. […]


    WI Department Stopped from Applying for Staffing Grant
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 11:41 by Firehouse

    Instead of approving the Caledonia Fire Department’s request to apply for a federal grant, the Village Board will create a committee to look at possible staffing options. […]


    Video shows fatal OIS of fleeing Fla. driver at traffic stop
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    David Ovalle and Charles Rabin Miami Herald MIAMI — The death of his sister makes no sense to Alfonso Wright. All he knows about it is from a cellphone video he’s seen. And the video shows a Florida Highway Patrol officer firing into his si… […]


    Atlanta police hope changes to patrol zones shorten response times
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    Raisa Habersham The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Amid complaints about rising crime, the Atlanta Police Department will shrink the boundaries of the police patrol zone that covers Buckhead with the hope of faster response times for 911 … […]


    At Least 100 Firefighters Battle Two NY Business Fires
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 11:07 by Firehouse

    Crews from multiple fire departments around Herkimer tackled back-to-back blazes that broke out at a bar and a heavy equipment repair shop Wednesday. […]


    Calif. LE says governor’s halt on death penalty is an insult to victims
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:43 by PoliceOne

    Robert Rodriguez and Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — Calling it an insult to the families of murder victims, Fresno area law enforcement leaders on Wednesday roundly criticized Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to sus… […]


    FDSOA Scholarship Winners Attend Safety Forum in FL
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:36 by Firehouse

    The 2019 Safety Forum Scholarship included registration to the Safety Forum, one two-day pre-Forum seminar (Incident Safety Officer or Health Safety Officer Academy), airfare or mileage and lodging. […]


    STRmix Received Top Science Award
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    STRmix has won New Zealand’s top science award, The Prime Minister’s Science Prize […]


    Video released of Mich. officer shooting hostage taker
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    Nathan Clark Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Mich. JACKSON, MI — Jackson Police Officer Trent Marcum acted justifiably when he shot a man during a hostage situation in February, Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka has ruled. In a statement release… […]


    Texas Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on Highway
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:21 by Officer

    A Southlake police officer was injured in a motorcycle crash early Thursday morning on Highway 114. […]


    Sacramento Police Commission Supports Narrower Definition for Use of Force
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:19 by Officer

    The Sacramento’s police review commission unanimously voted to recommend that the mayor and city council members support AB 392. […]


    Connecticut State Trooper Finds Woman’s Wedding Rings Lost at Rest Stop
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:16 by Officer

    Kimberly Reggiannini lost her wedding and engagement rings while she was at a Connecticut rest stop. A dedicated state trooper tracked them down. […]


    IL City Approves 60 Bulletproof Vests for Firefighters
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:15 by Firehouse

    Plans had been in place to buy the equipment for Aurora crews assisting police in dangerous situations before February’s mass shooting. […]


    Hoarding Hampers Firefighters, Indianapolis Chief Says
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 10:00 by Firehouse

    A recent fatal fire in Indianapolis shows how excessive clutter can create serious issues for crews trying to put out flames and save lives, […]


    NYPD Officers Rescue Little Lamb From Expressway
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 09:31 by Officer

    A lamb on the lam had cops on the run Wednesday morning darting in and out of rush hour traffic along Brooklyn’s Gowanus Expressway. […]


    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper ‘Forced’ to Fatally Shoot Driver During Traffic Stop
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 09:24 by Officer

    A driver was killed Tuesday night after a trooper was “forced” to open fire during a traffic stop near a north Miami-Dade transit hub. […]


    5.11 Launches ‘Always Be Ready’ Academy at Company-Owned Retail Stores
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 09:19 by Firehouse

    The 5.11 ABR (Always Be Ready) Academy events are free to the public and will be held monthly at different company-owned retail locations nationwide. […]


    Ex-CT Chief Accused of Stealing Thousands from Town
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 09:12 by Firehouse

    The former Niantic fire chief was charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly being paid nearly $2,400 for shifts he didn’t work beginning in 2017. […]


    Corona de Tucson, AZ, Fire District Puts Tanker-Pumper in Service
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 09:02 by Firehouse

    Corona de Tucson, AZ,  Fire District has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side-control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis with a Cummins L9 350-hp engine and an Allison 3000 EVS transmission. It is equipped with… […]


    Atlanta Police Hope Changes to Patrol Zones Shorten Response Times
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:37 by Officer

    Amid complaints about rising crime, the Atlanta Police Department will shrink the boundaries of the police patrol zone that covers Buckhead with the hope of faster response times for 911 calls. […]


    California Law Enforcement Leaders Call Decision to Halt Death Penalty an Insult to Victims
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:32 by Officer

    Calling it an insult to the families of murder victims, Fresno area law enforcement leaders on Wednesday roundly criticized Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to suspend the death penalty. […]


    Body Camera Video Released in Shooting of Michigan Hostage Taker
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:24 by Officer

    Jackson Police Officer Trent Marcum acted justifiably when he shot a man during a hostage situation in February, Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka has ruled. […]


    Thousands Honor Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy at Funeral
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:17 by Officer

    Friends and colleagues of slain McHenry County Deputy Jacob Keltner remembered him at his funeral Wednesday as a brave and tenacious fugitive hunter who, when the workday ended, transformed into a lighthearted husband and tender father. […]


    Ohio fire department receives 9/11 artifact
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firerescue1

    A 3-foot wide piece of limestone from the front of the Pentagon will be part of a proposed 9/11 memorial next to the Shawnee Township Fire Department […]


    NC firefighters beg: Watch out for us
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firerescue1

    Gaston County firefighters are reminding drivers to be aware of first responders who will be on the road working to update existing fire hydrants […]


    New tech allows Ohio ER, emergency workers to communicate in real-time
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:00 by EMS1

    In addition to hospital caregivers receiving pre-hospital information, first responders will also receive information regarding the health of the patients whom they transported […]


    Kan. EMT avoids prison time on morphine theft conviction
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 08:00 by EMS1

    Colby W. VanWagoner admitted in his plea to tampering with vials of morphine sulfate, replacing the morphine with saline solution […]


    Colorado State Patrol Trooper Struck and Killed by Vehicle During Massive Snow Storm
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 07:59 by Officer

    Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Daniel Groves was killed Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 76 near Roggen. […]


    Strong winds fuel Okla. City wildfires, hundreds without power
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 01:26 by Firerescue1

    Grass fires started popping up across the city, with fire crews responding to eight grass fires in just a few hours […]


    Mich. EMS crew fired after allegedly failing to perform ‘quality’ CPR
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 01:21 by EMS1

    Patrick Clemons died of a heart attack after a Detroit paramedic and EMT allegedly failed to provide timely and adequate life-saving operations […]


    Product of the Day: Tyler Technologies — New World CrewForce
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    The app enhances contextual awareness by providing role based information as it’s needed to improve safety of first responders. […]


    Product of the Day: Tyler Technologies — New World CrewForce
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    New World CrewForce is an intuitive mobile fire app for laptops, tablets and smartphones. […]


    Minn. bill would allow rural EMS to administer complex medications
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 00:50 by EMS1

    Currently, responders can give simple medicine such as an Epipen, but only doctors can administer more complex medicine because of liability issues […]


    Fla. fire captain resigns after posting photos of fatal fire during incident
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 00:32 by Firerescue1

    Officials said the resignation was a result of an internal investigation launched after James Williams was accused of posting photos or videos during an emergency response […]


    Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting EMT, police
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 00:21 by EMS1

    Taylor Forrester was “visibly intoxicated” at a hotel and struggled when police and EMS workers attempted to assist her […]


    Video: Backdraft 2 trailer released
    Posted March 14th, 2019 @ 00:08 by Firerescue1

    Nearly 20 years after the original became a classic, the sequel to Backdraft is finally happening […]


    Conn. fire chief arrested for larceny, padding time card
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 21:58 by Firerescue1

    Stephen M. Wargo resigned in December amid allegations he misused town funds by collecting money for shifts he did not work […]


    Colo. trooper struck, killed by vehicle during blizzard
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 21:41 by PoliceOne

    By Kieran Nicholson The Denver Post ROGGEN, Colo. – A Colorado State Patrol trooper was killed Wednesday after he was struck on the side of Interstate 76 by a driver who apparently lost control of his vehicle during the blizzard. Cpl. Daniel Grov… […]


    Fla. firefighter on paid leave after arrest for disorderly conduct
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 21:41 by Firerescue1

    Marvens Antoine, 25, was arrested after a police officer witnessed him using “fighting words” and disobeying the officer’s orders to walk away […]


    Gamber-Johnson Unveils New Technology Cradle, Motion Attachment
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 20:42 by Staff

    Gamber-Johnson has unveiled two new products, the Universal Tablet Cradle and Glide Arm Motion Attachment. The company says these products will provide mobile office and technology efficiencies for vehicle operators in public safety and other professions. […]


    Police Force Way Into NJ Apartment to Help Mom, Newborn Baby
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 20:13 by Staff

    Police officers had to force their way into a Bergen County, NJ, apartment Tuesday to help a mom who had just given birth alone. […]


    Video: Arkansas Officer Fires Into Car While on Hood in Deadly Shooting
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 19:56 by Staff

    In the video released by police, Starks can be seen walking up to Blackshire’s car with a gun drawn and instructing him to get out of the car multiple times. The 30-year-old refuses, asking, “What did I do?” and “What are you going to shoot me for?” be… […]


    NC City Pays $950,000 to Family of Man Killed by Speeding Police Car
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 19:18 by Staff

    Short, 28, was walking across the street against the traffic light around 3:30 a.m. when he was hit, police said. The officer driving the car, Phillip Barker, was in a marked police car responding to a different crash at the time. […]


    Detroit Chief Fires Second Officer Over Snapchat Video
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 19:12 by Staff

    A second Detroit police officer has been fired in connection with what’s been called a racially insensitive Snapchat video in January, Police Chief James Craig said Tuesday. […]


    New Oregon Police Recruits Failing Probation at High Rate
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 18:58 by Staff

    Portland, OR, police are struggling to fill officer vacancies as recruits wash out during probation at about double the rate they have in the past […]


    Michigan Man Fatally Shot After Allegedly Plotting ‘Ambush’ on Police
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 18:55 by Staff

    A Michigan shooting suspect was fatally shot Tuesday after he sought to “ambush” law enforcement officers at a plasma donation center, authorities said […]


    Robert Krzyzanowski
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 18:33 by Firehouse

    Robert Krzyzanowski is the director of emergency services for Wendel, home of Five Bugles Design, for which he oversees all emergency services design projects throughout the Midwest, and assists on design throughout the country for all 15 Wendel… […]


    No Charges for Louisiana State Trooper in Fatal Shooting of Man Fleeing Stop
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 18:31 by Staff

    A Louisiana State Police trooper will not face criminal charges after a September incident that started as a traffic stop and ended when the trooper fired into the fleeing vehicle, fatally shooting its driver. […]


    Brett Hanson
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:59 by Firehouse

    Brett Hanson, AIA, GGP, LEED AP, NCARB, is an associate principal at Mackenzie and serves as manager of the firm’s Seattle office. He has been involved in the design of complex projects across the Pacific Northwest for 13 years, with a focus on… […]


    Cleveland Fire Fighters Memorial Fixed for Ceremony
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:59 by Firehouse

    A $50,000 restoration project repaired cracks in the monument to fallen firefighters, and it will be rededicated during the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day memorial this weekend. […]


    Spotlight: Meggitt Training Systems – The future of small arms training has arrived
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: Meggitt Headquarters: Suwanee, Ga Signature Product: FATS® 100P portable system Website: https://meggitttrainingsystems.com/ 1. Where did your company name originate from? Meggitt Training Systems of Suwanee,… […]


    Forest Hooker
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:49 by Firehouse

    Forest Hooker, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a senior associate with TCA Architecture + Planning Inc. Fire facility design is a primary focus of Hooker’s architectural career, and he has worked on 35-plus facilities over his 25 years of experience. He is a…. […]


    Brian Harris and Forest Hooker
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:48 by Firehouse

    BRIAN HARRIS, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB, is a principal with TCA Architecture Planning Inc., national consultants on emergency facilities since 1960, having been involved in the planning and design of more than 200 projects. With over 150 projects to hi… […]


    Calif. university students call for disarming campus police
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The University of California Santa Barbara student government called for the disarming of campus police last week. According to Campus Reform, the university’s student government-authored a resolut… […]


    OH Department’s New Strategy Keeps Staffing Steady
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:46 by Firehouse

    Filling positions as they become open eliminates a workforce that fluctuates throughout the year, Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker says. […]


    Worker’s Comp Now Covers ID Firefighters’ PTSI
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:35 by Firehouse

    Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a bill into law that allows worker’s compensation claims by firefighters, police and other first responders to include psychological injuries. […]


    WV County Buildings Could Have ‘Knox Boxes’ for FFs
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:21 by Firehouse

    A proposed Mineral County ordinance would require commercial buildings to include a mechanism that would give firefighters emergency access. […]


    Can Law Enforcement Officers Be Kept Safe on the Job?
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:20 by Officer

    Various police departments across the United States are using narcotics analyzers to help combat the opioid epidemic – and keep themselves safe — by carefully identifying unknown substances in the field. […]


    Can Law Enforcement Officers Be Kept Safe on the Job?
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:20 by Officer

    Various police departments across the United States are using narcotics analyzers to help combat the opioid epidemic – and keep themselves safe — by carefully identifying unknown substances in the field. […]


    Notable inmates on Calif.’s death row and their crimes
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has placed a moratorium on executions in the state. Here are some notable inmates out of more than 700 people on the nation’s largest death row: SCOTT PETERSON After he reported his pregnant wife missing on Christmas Eve 2002, police pursued nearly 10,000 tips, and looked […]


    Bridgewater College – Police Officer
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 17:11 by Officer

    CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER Bridgewater College Campus Police and Safety Office is accepting applications for a full-time police officer. Must be flexible and willing to work rotating shifts and weekends. Job Summary: Patrols Bridgewat… […]


    New Tech Shares Info with OH Hospital ERs, EMTs
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:51 by Firehouse

    Workers at Dayton’s Miami Valley Hospital and its affiliated emergency rooms will now be able to access patient data collected by paramedics almost instantly. […]


    Former shelter dogs connect officers with their communities
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:35 by PoliceOne

    By Regina Lizik, P1 Contributor Police K-9s help keep criminals off of the streets, but for the former shelter dogs trained by Sector K9, their work as police dogs is about bringing communities together as much as it’s about keeping them safe. Th… […]


    Company Hits Milestone in Completing 100,000 Sexual Assault Kits
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Body Technology’s hard work and testing has helped clear backlogs across the country. New programs have been implemented to prevent future backlogs. […]


    The LV18, LV10, and LV6 Backpacks
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    5.11’s LV18 backpack is a low-vis option that’s high on tactical features. While the profile of the pack is simple, internal organization choices are endless. The LV18 launches in Spring 2019, accompanied by a smaller sling pack model, the LV10 and a….. […]


    737 death row inmates receive reprieve with Calif. moratorium
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The 737 inmates on the nation’s largest death row got a reprieve from California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday when he signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions. Newsom also withdrew the lethal injection regulations that death penalty opponents already have tied up in courts and moved to […]


    Governor to Block California Death Row Executions
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 16:06 by Staff

    Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order on Wednesday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California, vowing that no prisoner in the state will be executed while he is in office. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Office Taking a Step Back From Popular ‘Live PD’ TV Show
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 15:35 by Officer

    The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is parting ways with Live PD, the television show that gave viewers a real-time look at deputies. […]


    Clark County, Ohio Choses Motorola Solutions for 9-1-1 Technologies
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 15:30 by Officer

    Motorola Solution technologies will be used to seamlessly share critical information from the time a 9-1-1 call is placed to resolution of an incident […]


    LE strategies for addressing and preventing cyberbullying
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 15:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Michele Coppola TechBeat Magazine Protecting youths from cyberbullying and exploitation requires a concerted effort by parents, law enforcement, schools and the community. Th… […]


    San Francisco Mayor Names First LGBT Fire Chief
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 14:44 by Firehouse

    Jeanine Nicholson, a 25-year San Francisco Fire Department veteran who has been serving as the deputy chief of administration, will take over for Joanne Hayes-White. […]


    SUV Rear-Ends Canadian Fire Apparatus in Video
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 14:15 by Firehouse

    Two Carstairs firefighters were among the six people hurt in two separate accidents involving multiple vehicles north of Calgary. […]


    No Charges for Louisiana Trooper Who Fatally Shot Man Fleeing Traffic Stop
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:49 by Officer

    A Louisiana State Police trooper will not face criminal charges after the September incident in downtown Hammond that started as a traffic stop and ended when the trooper fired six shots into the fleeing vehicle, killing its driver. […]


    Eye Safety Systems
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:48 by Firehouse

    At ESS, our unyielding passion is to make the toughest eyewear in the world. Not because its our job, but because its our duty — a duty inspired by those we serve: military personnel, first responders, and other everyday heroes. […]


    ECCOTARP Metal Arsenal
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:33 by Firehouse

    We offer mobile folding products that are designed to protect the environment in case of an ecological disaster. Products of Eccotarp group are made from PVC with a special surface treatement, which is resistant to petroleum-based substances chemicals,… […]


    RAM Mounts and OtterBox Work Together for Charging and Docking Mount for Galaxy S10
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:30 by Officer

    The GDS® module for the Samsung Galaxy S10 and compatible OtterBox uniVERSE case provides a standardized ecosystem for a variety of business requirements […]


    Man Who Evaded Deportation 25 Years Caught Using FedEx to Traffic Drugs
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:29 by Officer

    A man who has lived 25 years illegally in the U.S. got caught this week, not for being undocumented but for using vacuum-sealed FedEx packages to transport large quantities of marijuana across the country, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. […]


    Boston Police Seek Collaborative Effort With Bar Owners
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:24 by Officer

    Saying “enough is enough,” police Commissioner William G. Gross called for greater cooperation between bar owners and cops, pledging his force wouldn’t automatically cite establishments whose unruly intoxicated patrons get out of hand. […]


    Man Suspected of Killing San Jose Woman is in U.S. Illegally
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:15 by Officer

    A transient man arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a 59-year-old San Jose woman last month is in the country illegally and has a lengthy criminal history across California, authorities said Tuesday. […]


    New Portland Police Recruits Failing Probation at Double the Rate of Past Years
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 13:08 by Officer

    Portland police are struggling to fill officer vacancies as recruits wash out during probation at about double the rate they have in the past. […]


    Woman arrested for assaulting CO, LEOs at Fla. jail
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 12:26 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff PENSACOLA, Fla. — A woman is facing multiple charges after attacking a corrections officer and several deputies at a Florida jail. According to local news station WKRG, 27-year-old Iesha Allen started yelling and screaming at a 74-y… […]


    Overtime Limit Lifted for FDNY Ambulance Workers
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 12:05 by Firehouse

    With ambulance calls possibly reaching a record amount this year, New York City’s EMTs and paramedics are being asked to work extra shifts. […]


    Mobile Printing Essential for Public Safety
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 11:30 by Officer

    Advanced and innovative printing solutions deliver essential benefits to law enforcement agencies. These solutions empower field officers to do what they do best: serve and protect. Public safety professionals require fast, reliable mobile printing… […]


    Retiring MA Chief Criticizes Department in Letter
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 11:25 by Firehouse

    “The Bourne Fire Department has become one of what’s in it for me instead of what’s best for the community,” Chief Norman Sylvester Jr. wrote in his retirement letter. […]


    Detroit police chief fires second officer over Snapchat post
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    Matt Durr MLive.com, Walker, Mich. DETROIT — Nearly two weeks after Detroit Police chief James Craig fired an officer over a racially charged Snapchat post, Craig announced Tuesday a second officer has been fired as part of an investigation into … […]


    Man Holding Gun to Wife’s Head Shot, Killed by Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 11:04 by Officer

    A man was fatally shot by a Cherokee County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night when he refused to put down a gun pointed at his estranged wife’s head. […]


    GA Firefighter Hurt at Construction Site Fire
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:54 by Firehouse

    Palmetto firefighters responded to a call Tuesday in south Fulton County concerning construction machinery that caught fire near a cleared burn and injured a worker. […]


    Mich. trooper hit by car while helping motorist
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    Brandon Champion MLive.com, Walker, Mich. GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. — A Michigan State Police trooper and the stranded motorist he was helping were hit by a car over the weekend. Fortunately, both escaped without injury. The incident occurred … […]


    Funeral set for Ill. deputy shot trying to serve warrant
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WOODSTOCK, Ill. — A funeral is planned at a Chicago-area high school for a sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a hotel. McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner will be remembered Wednesday at Woodstock North High School. A procession for law enforcement and emergency […]


    Slim-fit 575 GLS Pro-Fit IWB Concealment Holster
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    Safariland now offers a new slim fit in its 575 GLS™ Pro-Fit™ IWB Concealment Holster. The 575 is now available for several subcompact handguns including the Glock 43, Springfield XDS and Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm, .40, .45. The 575 incorporates…… […]


    Officer shot, suspect killed in exchange gunfire at Mich. store
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:26 by PoliceOne

    Emily Monacelli Kalamazoo Gazette, Mich. KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man is dead and a public safety officer is recovering after police and the suspect engaged in a shootout at a Kalamazoo business. The 30-year-old man, an employee at Grifols Biomat pla… […]


    State: Group Can’t Use NH Fire Department’s Name
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 10:25 by Firehouse

    New Hampshire officials rejected an organization’s request to use “Litchfield Fire Rescue,” reversing an earlier decision allowing the group to use the fire department’s name. […]


    FL Firefighters Free Critically Hurt Driver from Car
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 09:56 by Firehouse

    The jaws of life were used by Tampa crews to rescue a driver following an accident between a car and a box truck early Wednesday. […]


    DNR Loans Fire Equipment to WI Island Town
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 09:23 by Firehouse

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and others are helping LaPointe firefighters after they lost their gear and pieces of apparatus in a recent blaze. […]


    Clinton, SC, Fire Department Gets 78-Foot Aerial
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 09:05 by Firehouse

    The Clinton, SC, Fire Department has taken delivery of a 78-foot aerial built by HME Ahrens-Fox. […]


    Mont. firefighters rescue 5-year-old who fell through ice crack on Rimrocks
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firerescue1

    The boy fell through the ice covering a deep, five-foot fissure in the ground […]


    33 NY fire departments respond to 5-alarm fire
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 08:00 by Firerescue1

    An all-night inferno destroyed a major plumbing business despite the overnight efforts of 33 fire departments […]


    Fla. county writes off $67M in debt from unpaid ambulance fees
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 08:00 by EMS1

    Some of the debts were listed at $75, while other charges were several thousand dollars each […]


    EMT suspended, accused of punching trauma patient in ambulance
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 08:00 by EMS1

    Kendal Evan Billings was arrested in December and charged with aggravated battery after allegedly striking a combative patient “multiple times” […]


    Officers From the Front Line of the Mercy Hospital Shooting Honored
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 07:10 by Officer

    Officers from the front line of the Mercy Hospital shooting were honored with officer of the month awards for bravery Tuesday. […]


    U.S. Attorney Announces Charges in Largest Ever College Admissions Scam
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 07:08 by Officer

    U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling announced criminal charges against 50 people in what he called “the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice.” […]


    Future-proofing 911 call centers
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 07:00 by EMS1

    Five insights to prepare for what the present, and future, hold in store for 911 dispatch communication centers […]


    Police Kill Escaped Bull That Was Attacking Its Owner
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:46 by Officer

    Police had to shoot what they say was a “highly aggressive” bull after it got loose in New Jersey and attacked its owner. […]


    Father Arrested After Bringing Loaded AK-47 to Son’s School
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:15 by Officer

    A distraught dad, who received a FaceTime phone call from his crying son, showed up at school with an AK-47 handgun making death threats, Palm Beach County School District police said. […]


    Michigan State Police Trooper Struck by Car While Helping Driver
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:09 by Officer

    A Michigan State Police trooper and the stranded motorist he was helping were hit by a car over the weekend. […]


    Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Mourned
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:05 by Officer

    Dozens of American flags waved in the chilly air Tuesday afternoon as hundreds of mourners visited a Huntley funeral home to pay their respects to McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner. […]


    Detroit Police Chief Fires Second Officer Over Snapchat Post
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Officer

    Nearly two weeks after Detroit Police chief James Craig fired an officer over a racially charged Snapchat post, Craig announced Tuesday a second officer has been fired as part of an investigation into the incident. […]


    Achieving efficiency with combination extrication tools
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Firerescue1

    Size and technique matter when choosing and using the right cutter spreader combination extrication tools […]


    Video: California Deputy De-Escalates Situation Involving Man With Knife at Airport
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 05:47 by Officer

    A 27-year-old man was arrested at Oakland International Airport on Sunday morning after he brandished a small knife he said he intended to use to harm a police officer, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said. […]


    Video Shows Georgia Police Officers Rescue Driver From Burning Vehicle
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 05:37 by Officer

    The Henry County Police Department has released body camera video of two officers rescuing a driver from a burning vehicle before it burst into flames. […]


    Worker Fatally Shot After Ambushing Michigan Police; Officer Wounded
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 05:24 by Officer

    Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Chief Karianne Thomas said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon the first two arriving officers immediately entered the building and were confronted by a man was standing just inside and was armed with a handgun. […]


    Spotlight: Callyo is changing the way investigations are done
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 02:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: Callyo Headquarters: Carson City, NV Signature Product: 10-21 Police Phone Website: https://callyo.com/ 1. What was the inspiration behind starting your company? My companies leading up to Callyo (pronounced call… […]


    Shortage of EMTs, paramedics force Mich. EMS agencies to get creative
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 01:41 by EMS1

    Industry officials around the state are looking at ways to encourage recruitment and retention of emergency service workers […]


    The best employee you never hired
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 01:16 by EMS1

    A guide for hiring for longevity and fit as opposed to the best technician/clinician […]


    Product of the Day: Target Solutions — Fire Department Software
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    TargetSolutions delivers the fire service’s premier online training and operations management system. […]


    San Francisco mayor appoints city’s first LGBT fire chief
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 00:39 by Firerescue1

    Jeanine Nicholson, only the second woman to hold the position, will also have the distinction of being the city’s first LGBT fire chief […]


    Historic selection for San Francisco’s next fire chief
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 00:39 by Firerescue1

    Jeanine Nicholson, only the second woman to hold the position, will also have the distinction of being the city’s first LGBT fire chief […]


    How refurbished SCBAs and cylinders can help maximize your equipment dollars
    Posted March 13th, 2019 @ 00:30 by Firerescue1

    Dalmatian Fire Equipment cleans, refurbishes and tests SCBAs and cylinders to provide critical gear at a fraction of the cost of a new pack […]


    Gov. Gavin Newsom to block executions in Calif.
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 23:35 by PoliceOne

    By Phil Willon Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order Wednesday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California, vowing that no prisoner in the state will be executed while he is in office … […]


    SC city reverses decision to hire 1st paid chief after outcry
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 23:01 by Firerescue1

    The move comes after backlash from volunteers and employees over the decision to pass over longtime volunteer chief Charlie Love […]


    Code 3 Podcast: Is naloxone necessary?
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 22:45 by EMS1

    Board certified emergency medicine physician Bryan Bledsoe says EMS providers rarely need to administer naloxone […]


    Code 3 Podcast: Is naloxone necessary?
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 22:45 by Firerescue1

    Board certified emergency medicine physician Bryan Bledsoe says EMS providers rarely need to administer naloxone […]


    Conn. bill would allow paramedics to treat, transport injured K-9s
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 22:32 by EMS1

    Proposed legislation co-sponsored by members of the Connecticut House and Senate would allow paramedics to treat injured K-9s on scene […]


    Nev. city to begin AED drone delivery service
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 22:04 by EMS1

    Beginning in 2020, Flirtey, a drone delivery service, will begin sending AEDs to cardiac arrest victims identified by 911 dispatchers […]


    Nev. city to begin AED drone delivery service
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 22:04 by Firerescue1

    Beginning in 2020, Flirtey, a drone delivery service, will begin sending AEDs to cardiac arrest victims identified by 911 dispatchers […]


    Citizen Watch Sponsors NYPD Running Club Races, Unveils Thin Blue Line Collection
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 21:00 by Staff

    In celebration of Citizen Watch’s new Thin Blue and Thin Red Line collection timepieces, the brand is collaborating with the NYPD Running Club and its annual NYPD vs. FDNY 5 Mile Run and NYPD Memorial 5K Run/Walk. […]


    Comtech Completes Its Acquisition of Solacom
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 20:41 by Staff

    Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has closed its strategic acquisition of Solacom Technologies Inc., a leading provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call handling and management solutions for public safety agencies. […]


    Answering the Call
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 20:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Our teachers, mentors, and heroes inspire us to serve our agency, our community, and our nation. […]


    Optimized K-9 Protection
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 19:28 by Melanie Basich

    A new K-9 vest line manufactured by Voodoo Tactical is designed with a dog’s comfort in mind, while providing vital protection and durable construction. […]


    MA Town’s New Challenge: Attracting Firefighters
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 19:10 by Firehouse

    The Orleans Fire Department recently had to re-advertise for an open position, a development that alarms the chief as more firefighters reach retirement age. […]


    New KS Ambulance Rules May Help Rural Patients
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 18:28 by Firehouse

    Kansas has a shortage of trained medical workers for ambulances, delaying hospital transfers in remote areas. State lawmakers could change that, though. […]


    Video shows handcuffed man spit in Denver LEO’s face, LEO knocks him out
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 17:40 by PoliceOne

    Elise Schmelzer The Denver Post DENVER — Body cam footage released Friday shows a Denver police corporal knock out a handcuffed man he detained at a Lower Downtown bar last year while working off-duty as a security guard. Cpl. Michael Oestmann re… […]


    Three Candidates Eyed for San Francisco Fire Chief
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 17:24 by Firehouse

    Two fire department officials, as well as Stockton’s current chief, are being considered to take over as San Francisco’s next top firefighter […]


    Man Convicted of Murder in Pursuit Death of Oklahoma Trooper
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 17:07 by Staff

    An Oklahoma man was found guilty of murder Monday in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who was killed during a high-speed pursuit in 2017. […]


    CommandIQ Mission Critical Communications Workstation
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Zetron’s CommandIQ is a dispatch and integrated communications solution designed to provide full operator console functionality in a compact, portable, and affordable package. While built for mobility and space efficiency to ideally accommodate various… […]


    The Softshell Hybrid Jacket – With Insulated Panels for Warmth
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Latest in baffle insulation tech keeps your torso warmDurable water-repellent softshell fleece upperZippered handwarmer pocketsStretch elastic wrist and hem keep out the coldThe ultimate jacket for customized, perfect warmth all shift long. Blauer’s… […]


    FloorVault – Designed for the Dodge Durango 2011 to Present
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    TruckVault’s FloorVault was exclusively designed for the Dodge Durango 2011-present. Law enforcement agencies driving the Durango Pursuit get the absolute best of both worlds with this product as they maintain access to your spare tire, … […]


    iDAD Appeal, part of the indoor Distributed Antenna System (iDAS) Suite
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Telewave, Inc.’s iDAS Appeal is an indoor Distributed Antenna System (iDAS) product family that incorporates advanced materials and RF engineering expertise. Telewave’s iDAS offers a low PIM (passive intermodulation), durable, efficient and economical…. […]


    Axon Expands AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board with New Members; Implements Bias Awareness Training
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:29 by Staff

    ​Axon today announced the appointment of Mecole Jordan, executive director of United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations, Christy Lopez, distinguished visitor from practice at Georgetown University Law Center, and Kathleen O’Toole, former… […]


    FL Captain in Fatal Fire of Elderly Woman Resigns
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:22 by Firehouse

    Polk County Capt. James Williams stepped down Tuesday following questions about his efforts during a North Lakeland fire that killed a 76-year-old woman in November […]


    FL Captain in Fatal Fire Snapchat Scandal Resigns
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:22 by Firehouse

    Polk County Capt. James Williams stepped down Tuesday, months after a 24-hour suspension for a Snapchat video from a fire that killed a woman, 76, last year. […]


    How To Start a Tactical Medicine Program
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 16:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Tactically trained on-scene medical support personnel can greatly reduce operational risks. […]


    Former Florida Officer Accused of Using Police Database as ‘Dating Service’
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:50 by Staff

    According to WVLT-TV, former Bradenton Sergeant Leonel Marines has been accused of using his status as a police officer to meet women, and at times, having sex while on duty. […]


    Maryland Trooper Fatally Shoots Assailant who Stabbed Him
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:48 by Staff

    A law enforcement officer who was responding to reports of destruction of property was suddenly attacked and stabbed by an assailant on Monday morning. […]


    Report: Officer in France “Playing with Firearm” Fatally Shoots Colleague
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:46 by Staff

    An officer in France has died of a gunshot wound in what was described as “a tragedy due to a mistake in handling a loaded firearm.” […]


    Judge Denies Bail for Woman Who Shot, Injured Chicago Police Officer
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:42 by Staff

    Emily Petronella allegedly shot the 34-year-old officer in the shoulder Saturday when she opened fire through the back door of a dwelling in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago. […]


    DHS Announces Massive Seizure of Cocaine in New Jersey
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:37 by Staff

    The United States Department of Homeland Security announced on Monday that officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency recently seized approximately 3,200 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $77,000,000. […]


    Photos: Dog-Loving Terminally Ill Girl Visited by Dozens of Police K-9s
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:29 by Staff

    The Hartford (WI) Police Department posted to Facebook, “Today, just a few of us (roughly 40) stopped by to see Emma. She had no idea we were coming so she was VERY excited. What an amazing and strong little girl. It was such a great morning. #teamemma.” […]


    Ohio Officer Faces Federal Charges Over Alleged Sexual Assaults
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:28 by Staff

    According to WHIO-TV, the officer—identified as 55-year-old Andrew Mitchell—has been charged on three counts deprivation of rights under color of law, two counts witness tampering, one count of obstruction of justice and one count false statement to a … […]


    Virginia Police Investing Death of Off-Duty Officer as Murder-Suicide
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:25 by Staff

    Officer Bailey Smith had served with the Big Stone Gap Police Department, which is flying its flag at half-staff in the wake of his death. […]


    IL Fire Department Could Bill Car Insurances in Crashes
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 15:05 by Firehouse

    A proposed ordinance would let the Freeport Fire Department bill the responsible insurance company in an accident, with higher rates for vehicle extrications and fires. […]


    Fla. measure would arm paramedics for ‘high-risk’ operations
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff A measure making its way through the Florida Legislature would arm paramedics that would then join law-enforcement officers during “high-risk” operations. SB 722, sponsored by Sen. Ed Hooper, R-Clearwater, would allow paramedi… […]


    Education: Learning to Lead
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    You can advance your career through organizational leadership education. […]


    California Police ID Woman in 1991 Cold Case
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Officer

    A woman found dead 28 years ago in an open field that would become the Vacaville Premium Outlets was identified Monday by authorities, who hope new leads could break open the cold case. […]


    Wife of Slain Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Pens Emotional Letter Mourning Husband’s Death
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 13:46 by Officer

    Becki Keltner, the wife of McHenry County sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner who was shot and killed last week in Rockford, publicly released a letter Monday night in tribute to her husband. […]


    Lake Assault Boats to Debut Fire and Rescue Craft at Indy Show
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 13:35 by Firehouse

    A V-Hull fireboat bound for Lake Superior will be featured alongside shallow water rescue vessel. […]


    4th annual NAAAC Conference provides collaborative debriefs on active shooter incidents
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 12:58 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff TROY, Mich. — The 4th annual North American Active Assailant Conference will be held in Troy, Michigan this year. The conference, intended for law enforcement and first responders, will provide firsthand collaborative debriefs of so… […]


    Buildings Collapse in Five-Alarm MA Fire
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 12:01 by Firehouse

    At least one firefighter suffered minor injuries to his hand in the massive blaze involving several buildings in Quincy on Tuesday morning. […]


    MT Crews Rescue Boy from Snow-Covered Hole
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 11:36 by Firehouse

    “We had to use one of our smaller firefighters,” Billings’ fire chief said about saving a boy who had fallen through the snow and become trapped between the narrow rocks. […]


    Behind The Scenes of Oakley SI’s Ballistic Eyewear
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 11:30 by Officer

    In a campaign that began early March and running throughout 2019, #OakleySIOrigin gives you a look behind doors at the Foothill Ranch, Calif. corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. […]


    NC city pays $950K to family of man hit, killed by police car
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 11:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina city has paid $950,000 to the family of a man who was hit and killed by a speeding police car in July 2017. The Charlotte Observer reports the city of Charlotte made that payment in December to … […]


    Former Fla. officer accused of using police database for dates, sex
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 11:04 by PoliceOne

    Carlos R. Munoz Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla. BRADENTON,Fla. — Bradenton Police Chief Melanie Bevan said on Thursday that a former sergeant’s actions have cast a “dark shadow” on the police profession and have betrayed the trust of the police department and the people of Bradenton. A citizen’s complaint led the police chief to open an internal […]


    Watch PA Officials Honor Volunteer Firefighter, 92
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:51 by Firehouse

    “It’s great to be here. At 92, it’s great to be anywhere,” said John Pokos, who was praised Monday for his 75 years of service with the Boswell Volunteer Fire Department. […]


    Man convicted in death of Okla. trooper while eluding arrest
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    Jacob Mcguire The Norman Transcript, Okla. NORMAN, Okla. — A Cleveland County jury convicted 29-year-old D’Angelo Ladon Burgess Monday afternoon for the first-degree murder of Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Donald Heath Meyer. It took the 12-p… […]


    3,200 Pounds of Cocaine Seized From Container at Port of Newark
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:40 by Officer

    Federal and state officials announced Monday the seizure of 3,200 pounds of cocaine — about 1.5 tons — from a shipping container in the Port of Newark, the largest haul by law enforcement at that facility in about 25 years. […]


    Stabbed Md. trooper released from hospital
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Md. — Maryland State Police say a trooper has been released from a hospital several hours after he shot and killed a man who stabbed him during a struggle. A State Police news release says the trooper will be on administrative leave, a standard procedure, while he recovers from his wound. Police […]


    How does OSCR360 assist on fire and arson investigations?
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:32 by Officer

    Learn how OSCR360 assists firefighters and emergency management personnel on fire and arson investigations. Meet your New Partner, OSCR360: For Everyone. Everywhere. […]


    Commissioner confirmed for Baltimore’s police force
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to confirm Michael Harrison as the city’s new police commissioner, formally putting him in command of a deeply troubled police force. Harrison, 49, became acting commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department last month. He said he’s eager to help transform a police department that […]


    The Dr. Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science Purchases OSCR360
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:31 by Officer

    L-Tron’s Director of Forensic Education, Andy McNeill, discusses the Henry Lee Institute and their recent purchase of L-Tron’s OSCR360 Solution. […]


    How is the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office using OSCR360?
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:29 by Officer

    The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office discusses how OSCR360 assisted them in documenting a homicide scene, straight out of the box. OSCR360 is an easy to use, 360 degree photography tool & presentation software, assisting police officers and fire departments […]


    Axon Expands AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board with New Members; Implements Bias Awareness Training
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:24 by Officer

    Racial equity, criminal justice and policing experts bring fresh insights to the industry’s first-of-its-kind ethics advisory board […]


    New Madison Satellite Office Now Open!
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:22 by Officer

    We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Madison, Wisconsin to accommodate rapid growth and expansion of product offerings. […]


    Available for Pre-Order – New 2019 Chevy and GMC Console Leg Kit and Vehicle Specific Base
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:19 by Officer

    Make sure your Gamber-Johnson product solutions have the perfect fit within your new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 or 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 with our newly released, vehicle specific leg kit and base. […]


    MA Chief: Low Staffing Puts Town, Firefighters at Risk
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:18 by Firehouse

    While Shrewsbury’s population has grown since 1987, its fire department has remained relatively unchanged, which is why officials want to hire eight more firefighters. […]


    Join Gamber-Johnson at ProMat 2019
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:12 by Officer

    Stop by our booth to see the latest in Gamber-Johnson product solutions for lift vehicles and logistic ELD mandate solutions and meet our team! […]


    Gamber-Johnson Adds to Family of Rugged Mounting Systems
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 10:00 by Officer

    Gamber-Johnson released the Technology Cradle and Motion Attachment and Universal Tablet Cradle at TechAdvantage 2019 […]


    Palmyra, NJ, Fire Dept., Rises to New Levels with 100-foot Platform Aerial
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 09:47 by Firehouse

    The Palmyra, NJ, Fire Department has put a 2018 Pierce Velocity 100-foot mid-mount platform aerial in service. […]


    Expand the capabilities of your agency’s existing RMS and devices
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisSponsored by TBL Systems, Inc. By Ron LaPedis for PoliceOne BrandFocus Watch almost any crime drama on TV and you will see a beat cop flipping through his citation book to write a ticket. And while one CSI staffer is taking photos, her partner is taking notes. Now, look at your go bag […]


    CAL FIRE Overtime for Wildfires Climbed to $207M in 2018
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 09:38 by Firehouse

    The payroll for California’s firefighters jumped by 12 percent to $855 million, and it had the highest proportion of pay taken as overtime among state departments. […]


    Boy, 7, Among Two Killed In 12-Car MD Crash
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 09:10 by Firehouse

    Six people also were hospitalized from the accident that happened when a tractor-trailer failed to stop after traffic became backed up at an intersection in Bel Air. […]


    Carbyne and RapidSOS Look to Enhance PSAP Tech to Improve Caller Location Data
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 09:00 by Officer

    Carbyne is incorporating rich public safety data delivered from the RapidSOS Clearinghouse into Carbyne’s industry-leading NG911 incident response solutions to shorten 9-1-1 call and dispatch times […]


    Gender Separation Addressed in ND Station Remodeling
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 08:37 by Firehouse

    The Dickinson firehouse, which was built in 1930, hasn’t been renovated since the 1970s, and the changes are “long overdue,” the fire chief says. […]


    Arizona Department of Public Safety Begins Using Drones to Help Investigate Traffic Collisions
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 07:35 by Officer

    Detective Hon is the first drone pilot within the Vehicular Crimes Unit. He said they have been using them operationally for the last year or so. They have also worked to train roughly a dozen other drone pilots since he first started. […]


    Suspect Dead After Gun Battle, Car Fire in Oregon
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 07:30 by Officer

    Deputies are working to identify the person involved in a stolen vehicle chase that ended in a shootout and car fire outside the city of Roseburg on Saturday night, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. […]


    Off-Duty Arizona Police Officer Shoots Man Arguing With Woman
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 07:27 by Officer

    According to David Leibowitz, a spokesperson for Hacienda HealthCare, the incident occurred when the former spouse of a healthcare worker arrived at the facility with a weapon. […]


    Former Florida Police Officer Accused of Using Police Database for Dates
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 07:09 by Officer

    A citizen’s complaint led the police chief to open an internal affairs investigation into former sergeant Leonel Marines, who used agency resources to pursue dates and is now the subject of an FBI investigation. […]


    Body Camera Video Released in Stabbing of California Police Officer
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:47 by Officer

    The Pittsburg Police Department released officer body camera footage showing police arresting a man who allegedly stabbed an officer in the neck on Feb. 25. […]


    North Carolina Sheriff Defends Ending Ties to ICE Program
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:38 by Officer

    Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker reassured members of the Hispanic community on Sunday that he has cut ties with a controversial federal immigration program. But Baker added that he has no authority to stop the recent increase in immigration raids. […]


    Modifiable risk: Firefighter cancer prevention
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:27 by Firerescue1

    To reduce individual firefighter’s relative risk of contracting cancer, they must limit risk factors on and off the fire ground […]


    Modifiable risk: Firefighter cancer prevention
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:27 by Firerescue1

    To reduce individual firefighter’s relative risk of contracting cancer, they must limit risk factors on and off the fire ground […]


    How to conduct a firefighter PPE risk assessment
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:14 by Firerescue1

    Identifying firefighter hazards, response area features and potential operations helps in PPE selection […]


    Chicago Police Officer Dragged Nearly 100 Feet During Traffic Stop
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:09 by Officer

    An on-duty Chicago police sergeant was being treated for injuries suffered Sunday when the supervisor’s clothing was caught in the window of a vehicle officers had stopped. […]


    Maryland Trooper Recovering After Being Stabbed by Man
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Officer

    A trooper fatally shot a Carroll County man in Westminster on Monday morning, after the man stabbed the trooper, according to Maryland State Police. […]


    Baltimore City Council Confirms New Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 05:53 by Officer

    Baltimore entered a new policing era Monday night when the City Council confirmed Michael Harrison as the city’s first permanent police commissioner in 10 months. […]


    Man Convicted in Pursuit Death of Oklahoma Trooper
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 05:40 by Officer

    A Cleveland County jury has found 29-year-old D’Angelo Ladon Burgess guilty of first-degree murder for the July 14, 2017 death of Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Donald Heath Meyer. […]


    Miss. paramedics deliver baby in ambulance
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:38 by EMS1

    Rapid Rural Response Paramedics helped Katie Daley deliver her fifth baby in the back of an ambulance […]


    Bullying by subordinates in the fire service
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:32 by Firerescue1

    Firefighter training and an organizational culture evaluation are needed to prevent bullying and harassment in the fire house […]


    Fla. measure would arm paramedics for ‘high-risk’ operations
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:30 by EMS1

    The bill would require paramedics to obtain a concealed-weapons license and to complete LE-established training and deployment practices […]


    Transparent truth: 7 Leadership traits for honest guidance
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:11 by Firerescue1

    Trust, honor and ethics are core values that shape transparent leadership […]


    Transparent truth: 7 Leadership traits for honest guidance
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:11 by Firerescue1

    Trust, honor and ethics are core values that shape transparent leadership […]


    NY EMS treat 30 injured during severe turbulence
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 02:08 by EMS1

    Thirty people suffered bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg before landing at JFK Airport […]


    Full time, part time, overtime: How to fill fire department vacancies
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 01:48 by Firerescue1

    Disrupting the fire service’s legacy approach to staffing by breaking down constant and continuous staffing models […]


    ‘Facing the monster’: Spokane firefighter battles PTSD
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 01:43 by Firerescue1

    Lou Franchino was having breakdowns, erupting into tears at a moment’s notice. He felt trapped as a car passenger. […]


    Product of the Day: PSTrax – All Your Checks, Built For You
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    PSTrak is the industry leading system for operations checks, and the only full-service solution in the marketplace. […]


    NYC EMTs ask city to fix excessive OT
    Posted March 12th, 2019 @ 00:11 by EMS1

    An abundance of overtime is exhausting the city’s EMTs, forcing them to ask for a reprieve in the form of additional workers and more pay […]


    Detroit mandates first responders clean bloody scenes
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 23:34 by EMS1

    A new requirement by the city is angering union officials and baffling first responders who feel they are not trained to handle biohazard material in this manner […]


    Detroit mandates first responders clean bloody scenes
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 23:34 by Firerescue1

    A new requirement by the city is angering union officials and baffling first responders who feel they are not trained to handle biohazard material in this manner […]


    Calif. fire dept. defends viral photo of hose through car window
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 22:36 by Firerescue1

    Several people commented to ask why the firefighters couldn’t have simply gone over or under the car […]


    Pa. first responders honored for saving man in semi rollover incident
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 22:03 by Firerescue1

    Chinchilla Hose Company, Clarks Summit Fire Company and Dickson City Fire Department spent six hours freeing trucker John Bunalski after his semi rolled over […]


    Mass. fire chief alarmed by lack of ‘help wanted’ interest
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 21:43 by Firerescue1

    When the Orleans Fire Department recently sent out the call for a new paramedic the response was anything but rapid […]


    Calif. man dies rescuing 4 from burning building
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 21:35 by Firerescue1

    Albert Madrid, 25, died while evacuating four people from a burning mobile home […]


    Spotlight: Cloud PCR offers fast, intuitive EMS trip sheet charting for any device
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 21:20 by EMS1

    Features like Google geo-locating, automatic clocking and integrated talk-to-type functionality reduces charting times by up to 70 percent […]


    Spotlight: Cloud PCR offers fast, intuitive EMS trip sheet charting for any device
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 21:20 by EMS1

    Features like Google geo-locating, automatic clocking and integrated talk-to-type functionality reduces charting times by up to 70 percent […]


    Gamber-Johnson Introduces All New Universal Tablet Cradle
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 20:50 by Staff

    The new Universal Tablet Cradle from Gamber-Johnson is designed to allow officers to keep their tablets securely mounted in their vehicles, no matter what device they have. […]


    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Confirmed
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 20:15 by Staff

    The Baltimore City Council unanimously confirmed former New Orleans police superintendent Michael Harrison as Baltimore’s permanent police commissioner at a council meeting Monday evening. […]


    Watch San Diego Firefighters Pull Man Stranded on Cliff
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 19:37 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows San Diego Fire Rescue crews using a rope and harness system to rescue a man who was stuck on the rocks above the water at La Jolla Cove. […]


    Rappers tell SCOTUS anti-cop lyrics aren’t a real threat of violence
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 18:50 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — A group of hip hop artists are urging the Supreme Court to take up the case of a rapper who was sentenced to prison after recording a song that threatened violence against two cops. According to The New York Times, hip hop artists Chance the Rapper, 21 Savage, Yo Gotti, […]


    Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Rescues Two Women From Fiery Wreck
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 17:58 by Officer

    An undercover Butler County deputy rescued two women from a burning vehicle Sunday. […]


    Toddler’s Bond with CT Firefighters Sparks Donation
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 17:39 by Firehouse

    The special relationship between the West Hartford firefighters and a 3-year-old boy prompted his family to gift the department two McJon Kevlar extrication blankets. […]


    WI Department Wants to Hire Firefighters Like it’s 1999
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 17:13 by Firehouse

    Caledonia Fire Department officials say they need to figure out now how to pay for those firefighters in the future if they want to return to its staffing levels of the past. […]


    WI Department’s Ranks Could Return to 1999 Levels
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 17:13 by Firehouse

    Caledonia Fire Department officials say they need to plan now on how to pay for future firefighters in order to see the first staffing increase in two decades. […]


    Police: Md. trooper stabbed, fatally shoots man in struggle
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 16:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Md. — Maryland State Police say a trooper shot and killed a man who stabbed the trooper during a struggle. The trooper was taken to a shock trauma center after the shooting Monday in Westminster, about 36 miles northwest of Baltimore, police said. His injuries aren’t thought to be life threatening, police […]


    The XL-185M Mobile Radio
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The XL-185M provides loud, clear audio and includes the same premium feature set XL users have come to expect, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and single key AES encryption. It has an intuitive user interface, with a high-visibility 3.3-inch color LCD… […]


    Spotlight: Utility, Inc brings the most advanced police body camera on the market
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 16:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: Utility, Inc, Headquarters: Decatur, Ga Signature Products: BodyWorn™ intelligent body camera system Website: https://www.bodyworn.com/ 1. Where did your company name originate from? At the time of the company’s inception, we were building a combination of vehicle routers and map-based fleet software for the Utility Industry. The name “Utility” was relevant and […]


    New Nitrile Glove Protects Against Fentanyl
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 16:00 by Officer

    Ansell’s MICROFLEX® MidKnight™ XTRA protects against fentanyl while making hazardous materials easy to see […]


    Chicago Police Officer Found Dead of Suspected Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:48 by Staff

    The officer—identified as 44-year-old Eric Concialdi—was found in his West Side home in the early afternoon. […]


    Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Counts
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:41 by Staff

    A grand jury handed down 16 felony indictments against former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in the case in which he allegedly staged an attack on himself in late January. […]


    Woman Charged with Attempted Murder in Shooting of Chicago Officer
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:38 by Staff

    Emily Petronella has been charged with felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, armed violence, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and manufacture and delivery of over 5,000 grams of cannabis. […]


    Upstate New York Police Union: Higher Salary for Officers Wearing Body Cameras
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:36 by Staff

    Syracuse Police Benevolent Association President Jeff Piedmonte said wearing cameras adds extra work to an officer’s day as well as extra stress. […]


    Boston Officer Shot Last Month Released from Hospital, Returns Home
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Staff

    According to the Boston Globe, 29-year-old Officer Mark Whalen was shot during an exchange of gunfire with a suspect—identified as 36-year-old Kasim Kahrim—in the early hours of February 22, 2019. […]


    Colorado Officer Injured in Vehicle Collision with SUV
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:32 by Staff

    An officer with the Greeley (CO) Police Department was injured when an SUV struck his patrol vehicle during a traffic stop in the early morning on Sunday. […]


    Indiana Officer Injured While Breaking up Drunken Brawl
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:29 by Staff

    A woman reportedly attacked an officer who was attempting to break up a fight between her and her boyfriend at a local motel in Michigan City (IN) late last week. […]


    Chicago Standoff Ends Peacefully—3 Subjects in Custody
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:26 by Staff

    The standoff lasted nearly seven hours on Sunday, and when it was over, three people had been taken into custody for questioning. […]


    Video: Ohio Officer Uses Pizza to Lure Wayward Pig to Squad Car
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 15:22 by Staff

    An officer with the Xenia (OH) Police Department spotted a runaway pig while on regular patrol over the weekend, and used a piece of leftover pizza to lure the little guy to the open back door of his patrol vehicle. […]


    Oakley Standard Issue Launches Campaign to Show Customers How Ballistic Eyewear is Made
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 14:42 by Staff

    Oakley says #OakleySIOrigin sets out to question what inspires and ignites the creation of its customers’ go-to protective gear and where does it come from? Customers can follow along the ballistic eyewear’s journey from idea to development to testing … […]


    VA Firefighter Hurt by Falling Wall in Rural House Blaze
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 14:40 by Firehouse

    Suffolk crews responded to a mayday call after a wall collapsed on a firefighter while battling a fire Monday. She and another firefighter were hospitalized in the incident. […]


    Agents seized 3,200 pounds of cocaine worth $77M at NJ port
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 14:08 by PoliceOne

    Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEWARK, NJ — Federal and state officials announced Monday the seizure of 3,200 pounds of cocaine — about 1.5 tons — from a shipping container in the Port of Newark, the largest haul by law enforcement at that facility in about 25 years. The cocaine was discovered on Feb. 28 during […]


    Two San Antonio officers fired for leaving sergeant in fatal shootout
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 14:02 by PoliceOne

    Jacob Beltran San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO — Two San Antonio police probationary officers were terminated after they failed to help a sergeant as he was fired upon by a man with a shotgun early Monday on the Northwest Side. SAPD Sgt. Stev… […]


    5 examples of how evidence-based policing enhances law enforcement
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 13:54 by PoliceOne

    By Lieutenant Jason Potts, P1 Contributor Successful day-to-day policing is largely based on building relationships and trust both internally in our organizations and externally in our communities – emotional concepts that are often difficult to measure. Getting a confession from a subject, making connections with a shop owner or community member, or a patrol officer […]


    Indianapolis Firefighters Hurt in Head-On Crash
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 13:38 by Firehouse

    The firefighters were responding to a call when the accident happened, and the driver of the car that hit the apparatus was charged with operating while intoxicated. […]


    8 facts about excited delirium syndrome (ExDS) we learned in 2018
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Kroll, PhD, FACC, FAIMBE, Jeffrey Ho, MD, & Gary Vilke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, P1 Contributors Excited delirium syndrome (ExDS) continues to be a major problem for law enforcement that is associated with a high percentage of arrest-related death… […]


    Maryland Trooper Fatally Shoots Suspect After Being Stabbed
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 13:04 by Officer

    A Maryland State Police trooper fatally shot a Carroll County man in Westminster on Monday after the man stabbed the trooper after he responded to a report of destruction of property. […]


    10-Week Law Enforcement Officer Pre-Academy Created in South Carolina
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 13:00 by Officer

    The Horry Country Police Department and Horry-Georgetown Technical College created the second pre-academy in South Carolina […]


    Terminally ill Wis. girl visited by almost 40 PDs, K-9s
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HARTLAND, Wis. — A terminally ill Wisconsin girl who loves dogs was able to spend a day with K-9 officers over the weekend. Emma Mertens, 7, was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare, inoperable brain tumor, l… […]


    Snow Collapses WI Fire Station’s Roof
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 12:38 by Firehouse

    Firefighters at the White Lake Volunteer Fire Department were at a conference in La Crosse when the accident happened Sunday morning. […]


    Research review: The effect of body armor on saving officers’ lives
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    By Catherine R. Counts, P1 Contributor A recent study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene evaluated a decade of entries from the Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) database to determine the effect of body armor o… […]


    How to use intelligence analysis software to improve decision-making
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterWhile the military and the intelligence community have been using intelligence analysis software for several decades, it is a recent application in civilian policing. With law enforcement agencies handling increasingly complex … […]


    Harrison Hydra-Gen Releases New Battery-Powered Idle Control System
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 11:35 by Firehouse

    The Harrison Idle Control System integrates with the fire truck’s chassis engine system and multiplexing to power the warning lights, work lights and scene lights for 120 minutes or more. […]


    NY Officials Talk Issues Facing Volunteer Firefighters
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 11:29 by Firehouse

    From tight budgets to continuing cancer risks, Long Island firefighters met this weekend to discuss the problems for their departments in the current state political landscape. […]


    Two Ind. officers accidentally shot during training
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Two Fort Wayne Police officers were wounded last Tuesday in an accidental shooting at the Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Police said that at the conclusion of a training exerc… […]


    Woodward County, OK, Puts Fire Prevention Trailer in Service
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 11:02 by Firehouse

    Woodward County, OK, has taken delivery of a custom, 24-foot mobile events platform from JHB Group, Inc.. […]


    Texas police release deadly OIS footage of machete-wielding man
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 10:59 by PoliceOne

    Kaitlin Bain Beaumont Enterprise, Texas PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Tensions rose Thursday night as the family of a 35-year-old man killed in a Port Arthur officer-involved shooting in late December viewed body cam footage of the shooting for a second t… […]


    Boy, 2, Killed in TX Apartment Fire
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 10:39 by Firehouse

    Firefighters said they saw smoke alarms in the building but didn’t hear them going off when they arrived at the building outside Houston in west Harris County early Monday. […]


    Police: Chicago officer dragged 100 feet by fleeing driver
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — An on-duty Chicago police sergeant was being treated for injuries suffered Sunday when the supervisor’s clothing was caught in the window of a vehicle officers had stopped, officials sai… […]


    WA Departments Create New Fire Academy
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 10:07 by Firehouse

    The Kennewick, Richland and Pasco fire departments have teamed up to form their own 15-week program to train their firefighters locally. […]


    Canadian Firefighter Hurt in Training Exercise
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 09:42 by Firehouse

    The firefighter was in critical condition following the accident at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School over the weekend. […]


    Product Review: Dogtra Ball Trainer
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 09:30 by Officer

    The Dogtra Ball Trainer’s simple design offers a dual purpose at an affordable price […]


    MS Veteran Firefighter Takes Over as Chief
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 08:55 by Firehouse

    Ventris Green was hired to lead the Natchez Fire Department after serving as the acting chief since August. […]


    Philly Firefighter Burns Hands Battling Blaze
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 08:41 by Firehouse

    Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the house fire that injured a firefighter early Monday in North Philadelphia. […]


    How to implement patient-centered EMS leadership
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 08:02 by EMS1

    Follow this five-question framework to set the direction for your agency’s future, watch the system, and support vital processes […]


    Mystery Girl Identified as Two Persons of Interest Detained in Her Murder
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 07:41 by Officer

    The girl has been identified as 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones. The LA County Sheriff’s say they have two persons of interest in her murder detained. […]


    Chicago Police Officers Injured After Patrol Car Rams Into Storefront
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 07:39 by Officer

    In Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, two officers were injured when their vehicle veered into an abandoned furniture store. […]


    NYPD Officers Help Rescue Trapped Hawk
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 07:36 by Officer

    The NYPD swooped in to help a hawk who get its wing caught in a piece of metal. […]


    Security Guard Shot by Suspect With Own Gun in New York City
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 07:06 by Officer

    A security guard working at a Target slated to open in Midtown next month was shot and wounded with his own gun after an assailant wrestled it away from him during a confrontation early Sunday […]


    Two Indiana Police Officers Accidentally Shot During Training Exercise
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:54 by Officer

    The unidentified officers, both veterans of the Fort Wayne Police Department, were reportedly shot during a training exercise at the Public Safety Academy. […]


    Woman Charged in Shooting of Chicago Police Officer
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:43 by Officer

    A Cook County judge denied bail Sunday for a 19-year-old woman charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer who was serving a warrant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. […]


    Chicago Police Detective Found Dead From Possible Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:26 by Officer

    An off-duty Chicago police detective was found dead Sunday from a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Near West Side home, […]


    Firearms, Ammunition Found in Motel Room of Illinois Deputy’s Suspected Killer
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:18 by Officer

    As a fugitive task force closed in on him at a Rockford motel, Floyd Brown picked up a high-powered rifle and yelled a warning to his girlfriend as she went to answer a knock on the door. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Texas Officer Fatally Shoot Man With Machete
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:07 by Officer

    Shayne Lyons was was fatally shot after he refused to drop a large weapon and advanced on an officer despite being told several times to drop the weapon. […]


    Michigan Police Officer Testifies Driver Said ‘Nighty Night’ Before Shooting Him in Face
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 06:00 by Officer

    Saginaw Township Police Officer Jeff Koenig said that after he walked up to a truck he’d just pulled over on Jan. 22 for driving without his headlights on before the driver opened fire. […]


    NC fire chief dies from ski injuries
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 05:32 by Firerescue1

    A 20-year veteran of the Atlantic Beach Fire Department and U.S. Navy veteran, Adam Snyder was injured while skiing on vacation with his family […]


    NC fire chief dies from ski injuries
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 05:32 by EMS1

    A 20-year veteran of the Atlantic Beach Fire Department and U.S. Navy veteran, Adam Snyder was injured while skiing on vacation with his family […]


    Implementing change without breeding discontent
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 04:02 by EMS1

    An EMS agency success story in improving patient care and service, with financial benefits for the agency and EMS providers […]


    Which policies belong (or don’t) in the employee handbook?
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 03:50 by EMS1

    “That guy” policies are top candidates to remove from your EMS employee manual or student handbook […]


    15 years later: Twins visit first responders who saved them during home birth
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 03:28 by EMS1

    A mom experiencing a double breech pregnancy at home was saved when first responders came to her aid 15 years ago […]


    5 things to know about capnography
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 03:07 by EMS1

    Understand the importance of monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide and the valuable information it provides for patient assessment and treatment […]


    Houston mayor calls for 400 firefighter layoffs to raise pay for others
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 02:13 by Firerescue1

    Mayor Sylvester Turner plans to lay off up to 400 firefighters as he prepares to award pay raises required by a voter-approved proposition […]


    Police: Man was ‘high’ when he punched Fla. firefighter
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 01:58 by Firerescue1

    Joshua Lyles ran up to the window of a fire truck and punched the Pasco County Fire Rescue firefighter sitting inside […]


    Va. EMT terminated for alleged racist comments
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 01:31 by EMS1

    Reports surfaced that Alex McNabb was comparing black patients to gorillas […]


    Product of the Day: Incident Response Technologies — Rhodium Incident Management
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Rhodium is intuitive and scalable to any situation. […]


    Proposed Tenn. legislation would arm fire, EMS workers
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 00:17 by EMS1

    In order to carry, personnel would need written permission from a supervisor, and to complete an eight-hour firearm training course […]


    Proposed Tenn. legislation would arm fire, EMS workers
    Posted March 11th, 2019 @ 00:17 by Firerescue1

    In order to carry, personnel would need written permission from a supervisor, and to complete an eight-hour firearm training course […]


    NC fire, EMS chief critically injured while skiing
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 23:44 by EMS1

    A 20-year veteran of the Atlantic Beach Fire Department and U.S. Navy veteran, Adam Snyder was injured while skiing on vacation with his family […]


    NC fire, EMS chief critically injured while skiing
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 23:44 by Firerescue1

    A 20-year veteran of the Atlantic Beach Fire Department and U.S. Navy veteran, Adam Snyder was injured while skiing on vacation with his family […]


    Kansas bill would allow non-medically trained ambulance drivers
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 23:31 by EMS1

    The legislation would provide relief to rural agencies who are stretched thin when it comes to budgets and personnel […]


    Kan. bill would allow non-medically trained ambulance drivers
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 23:31 by EMS1

    The legislation would provide relief to rural agencies who are stretched thin when it comes to budgets and personnel […]


    Kan. bill would relax rules on rural ambulance drivers
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 23:31 by EMS1

    The legislation would provide relief to rural agencies who are stretched thin when it comes to budgets and personnel […]


    Police responding to report of an armed man at NY hospital
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 22:31 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BRONXVILLE, N.Y. — Police are investigating a report of an armed man at a hospital north of Manhattan. A woman who answered the phone in the admissions office at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday confirmed the hospital was on lockdown. Police told NBC 4 New York they were […]


    False alarm prompts massive police presence at NY hospital
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 22:31 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 10:51 p.m. (PST): BRONXVILLE, N.Y. — Police rushed to a suburban hospital late Sunday after two patients reported seeing a man with a shotgun, but after hours of searching and reviewing security camera footage, officials concluded it was a false alarm. “There are no victims and at this point, we don’t believe […]


    Maine fire chief dies while attending memorial for fallen firefighter
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 22:16 by Firerescue1

    Gary Sacco was rushed to Maine Medical Center after he suffered a medical event while in Portland for a memorial for a fallen firefighter […]


    WI Firefighters Focusing On Mental Health
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 18:28 by Firehouse

    Superior firefighters are turning their attention to mental health after the heartbreak of a recently retired battalion chief taking his own life in April 2018. […]


    ME Chief Dies at Funeral for Fallen Firefighter
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 18:18 by Firehouse

    Oxford Fire Chief Gary Sacco had a heart attack attending the funeral for Berwick fire Capt. Joel Barnes, who was killed in the line of duty on March 1. […]


    14 Training & Education Products
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Equipment, gear, and a new program or two – to help keep a law enforcement officer’s skills sharp […]


    14 Training & Education Products
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Equipment, gear, and a new program or two – to help keep a law enforcement officer’s skills sharp […]


    The Philosophy Behind Integrated Training
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Officer

    At no cost to officers, the ASP Instructor Certification (AID) program teaches legally-proven techniques for officer protection and subject control while integrating duty gear products they know. […]


    MO Firefighter Hurt by Exploding Ammo
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    A St. Louis firefighter suffered a hand injury Friday night after loose ammunition exploded during a fire in a vacant two-story home. […]


    MO Firefighter Hurt by Exploding Ammo
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    A St. Louis firefighter suffered a hand injury Friday night after loose ammunition exploded during a fire in a vacant two-story home. […]


    MA Crews Rescue Unconscious Paraglider
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    Bourne firefighters on Saturday rescued a paraglider from a cliff overlooking Sagamore Beach after he hit the bluff and lost consciousness. […]


    CA Bill Would Allow Former Inmates to Pursue Firefighting
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    California lawmakers and activists are resurrecting a legislative effort to help inmate firefighters begin a career in the industry after they’re freed. […]


    NM governor enacts expanded gun background checks
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 11:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill Friday to drastically expand mandatory background checks on firearms sales in New Mexico, as she shot down opposition against the measure and other proposed gun reforms as being part of a national “misinformation campaign.” The governor, a Democrat who took office in […]


    Algorithm helps NYPD spot crime patterns
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium, police figured out quickly that it wasn’t a one-off. A man had also used a syringe a few weeks earlier while stealing a drill at another Home Depot 7 miles south in Manhattan. The match, though, […]


    Algorithm helps NYPD spot crime patterns
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium, police figured out quickly that it wasn’t a one-off. A man had also used a syringe a few weeks earlier while stealing a drill at another Home Depot 7 miles south in Manhattan. The match, though, […]


    Police: Chicago officer shot, suspect in custody
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say an officer was shot while executing a warrant and a suspect was taken into custody. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the incident happened Saturday night on the city’s West Side as police attempted to execute a warrant for narcotics and illegal weapons. Johnson says a shot was fired […]


    Charges filed against woman in shooting of Chicago officer
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 19-year-old woman faces attempted murder and other charges in the shooting of an officer who was serving a warrant. Police said in a news release Sunday that Emily Petronella also is charged with aggravated assault of a peace officer, armed violence while discharging a weapon, aggravated discharge […]


    Texas senate introduces first responder health care bill
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 07:01 by EMS1

    The bill attempts to make it easier for first responders to receive the health care coverage they need […]


    Texas senate introduces first responder health care bill
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 07:01 by Firerescue1

    The bill attempts to make it easier for first responders to receive the health care coverage they need […]


    Mich. firefighters rescue horse trapped under ice
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 03:44 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters and Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies entered the water and used tow straps to remove the horse from the ice, but needed more hands from the community […]


    Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC)
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 02:00 by Officer

    HGTC offers college transfer and skilled associate degree programs in more than 65 fields of study, and many with online class options. Nearly all programs feature internships that lead to jobs. Ninety-five percent of students either transfer to ear… […]


    Ohio woman performs CPR, rescues co-worker on first day of work
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 01:33 by EMS1

    A woman starting her first day as a saleswoman for a pool and spa store made a great first impression by performing CPR on her co-worker […]


    12 Texas firefighters hospitalized after pesticide exposure
    Posted March 10th, 2019 @ 01:22 by Firerescue1

    After entering a building on a call, firefighters realized the heavy haze they were seeing was not smoke, but instead was from pesticides […]


    Experts: CA Wildfire Plan May Not Be Enough
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 15:34 by Firehouse

    Experts are suggesting California’s ambitious plan to thin overgrown forests and prevent another year of deadly wildfires may have limited success. […]


    Profile: The New York State Preparedness Training Center’s New Explosive Detection Canine Program
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 12:00 by Officer

    Launching June 2019, “Canine Week” brings together explosive detection canine teams from across New York to participate in four days of scenario-based training. […]


    Report: 2018 Was CA’s Worst Year for Wildfires
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    A federal report says over 1.8 million acres of California was burned by wildland fires in 2018, surpassing the previous year’s record of 1.3 million. […]


    Report: 2018 Was CA’s Worst Year for Wildfires
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    A federal report says over 1.8 million acres of California was burned by wildland fires in 2018, surpassing the previous year’s record of 1.3 million. […]


    FL Firefighter Pension Cuts Save City $20M
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 11:31 by Firehouse

    Boynton Beach stands to save $20 million over the next few decades through pension plan adjustments approved by the firefighters union. […]


    CA Department Responds after Viral Backlash
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 11:01 by Firehouse

    Anaheim firefighters have responded to criticism after a photo went viral of a hose run through the broken windows of a car parked in front of a hydrant. […]


    New VA Policy Makes Fathers, Sons Colleagues
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 10:48 by Firehouse

    A change to Danville’s nepotism policy aimed at increasing recruitment is allowing family members to work side by side for the fire and police departments. […]


    FL Chief May Have Cheated on Paramedic Exam
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 10:09 by Firehouse

    Another scandal has hit Polk County Fire Rescue, where a battalion chief is under investigation for possibly cheating on a paramedic exam. […]


    WA Chief On Leave after No-Confidence Vote
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Firehouse

    Ocean Shores Fire Chief David Bathke has been placed on administrative leave pending an outside review after a unanimous no-confidence vote. […]


    TX Crews Exposed to Pesticides on Fire Call
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Firehouse

    More than 30 people, including a dozen firefighters, required medical exams after they were exposed to pesticides in a Fort Worth building on Friday. […]


    Interviews Conclude in Fatal FL Fire Probe
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Firehouse

    Interviews of firefighters, command staff, the fire chief and the county manager have concluded by the consulting firm probing a fatal fire in North Lakeland. […]


    FL Man Fired at Medics in Bizarre Plan
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Firehouse

    Police say a Sarasota man who fired at responding paramedics in January did it as part of a bizarre plan to receive a reduced sentence in a prior case. […]


    MI Police Reprimanded for Taking Fire Station Snacks
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 09:40 by Firehouse

    Twenty Troy police officers have received written reprimands for taking snacks from a locked walk-in food pantry at Fire Station No. 4. […]


    Ohio fire, EMS crews assist USCG in rescue of 100 fishermen
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 07:35 by EMS1

    Emergency crews received reports of 100 to 150 people out on the ice with many trapped on the ice that had separated from shore […]


    Ohio fire, EMS crews assist USCG in rescue of 100 fishermen
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 07:35 by Firerescue1

    Emergency crews received reports of 100 to 150 people out on the ice with many trapped on the ice that had separated from shore […]


    3 timeless lessons anyone can learn from one of America’s oldest fire apparatus manufacturers
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 06:43 by Firerescue1

    With a century of experience under its belt, Darley has words of wisdom for first responders looking for long-term success […]


    Ohio fire, EMS crews assist USCG in rescue of 100 fisherman
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 06:35 by EMS1

    Emergency crews received reports of 100 to 150 people out on the ice with many trapped on the ice that had separated from shore […]


    Ohio fire, EMS crews assist USCG in rescue of 100 fisherman
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 06:35 by Firerescue1

    Emergency crews received reports of 100 to 150 people out on the ice with many trapped on the ice that had separated from shore […]


    Bill seeks to give Maine park rangers LE authority
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 03:00 by PoliceOne

    John Holyoke Bangor Daily News, Maine According to one longtime former employee in the Maine state park system, park rangers are currently allowed to request lawbreakers cease a specific activity but are not allowed to issue summonses to those individu… […]


    Wounded officer: He said ‘Nighty night,’ shot me in the face
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 03:00 by PoliceOne

    Cole Waterman The Saginaw News, Mich. SAGINAW, Mich. — A police officer walks up to a truck he’s just pulled over, planning to give the driver a warning for a mundane matter of driving without his headlights on. “Nighty night,” the driver tells the unsuspecting officer, a second or two before firing a stolen gun […]


    La, Sheriff: ‘Not happy’ about deputy’s filmed altercation during parade
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 03:00 by PoliceOne

    The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said Wednesday that he expects to take disciplinary action against at least one deputy involved in an altercation after the Centurions parade Friday night that was captured on video an… […]


    Special Report: Upfitting & Fleet Management
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 01:01 by POLICE Magazine

    In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Upfitting & Fleet Management, learn about whether do to Upfitting In-House or Outsource, Bringing Maintenance In House, 10 CHP’s Vehicle Assembly Line, Telematics for Law Enforcement, and Hybrids Ready for Patrol. […]


    James Turley
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 01:00 by Officer

    James Turley serves as the Law Enforcement Coordinator for the DHSES Office of Counter Terrorism.  He is a 27-year veteran of the Albany, New York, Police Department, where he retired as Chief in 2005.  […]


    Meghan Dudley
    Posted March 9th, 2019 @ 01:00 by Officer

    Meghan Dudley is an Intelligence Analyst with DHSES and oversees Training Administration at the State Preparedness Training Center.  […]


    Police: Sarasota man shot at paramedics as part of bizarre plan
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 23:54 by Firerescue1

    Tyran Young’s plan to shoot at paramedics was part of bizarre scheme to receive reduced jail time for a prior offense […]


    Police: Sarasota man shot at paramedics as part of bizarre plan
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 23:54 by EMS1

    Tyran Young’s plan to shoot at paramedics was part of bizarre scheme to receive reduced jail time for a prior offense […]


    Report: 2018 was California’s worst year of fire ever
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 23:49 by Firerescue1

    More than 1.8 million acres of California were burned by wildfires in 2018, compared with last year’s total of 1.3 million […]


    Active Shooter Response from the Survivors’ Perspectives
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 19:42 by POLICE Magazine

    It’s important that officers know how civilians may react to a shooting attack and police response to the attack. […]


    Lawsuit: NJ Firefighter Expressing Faith with Beard
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 18:37 by Firehouse

    An Atlantic City firefighter and born-again Christian has filed a federal lawsuit after the department told him to shave his beard, which he says is an expression of his beliefs. […]


    California Police Officer Sues City for Failing to Pay Sick Dog’s Medical Bills
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 17:23 by Officer

    Chula Vista Police Officer Curtis Chancellor is suing the city because it has refused to pay his sick dog’s veterinarian bills after his K-9 contracted an infection and passed it on to the family pet. […]


    MI Crews Save Woman Who Drove Into Frigid Creek
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 16:57 by Firehouse

    Watch Frenchtown Township firefighters rescue the woman, 71, after she became disoriented and accidentally ended up in the partially frozen creek. […]


    The Shift Low Top Shoe
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The Shift Low Top was built on an EVA rubber outsole for excellent traction and impact absorption, removable EVA contoured footbed for added comfort, breathable lining, padded ankle collar, composite shank for extra support, and leather upper… […]


    Pay Parity Met by Laying off Up to 400 Houston FFs
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 16:16 by Firehouse

    Cutting the department’s staffing is part of the mayor’s plan to help cover the $30 million in firefighter raises required by the city’s voter-approved, pay parity amendment. […]


    (Video) Police Death by Suicide: Widow of a Police Officer Speaks Out
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:59 by Staff

    Melissa Swailes’ husband Officer David Swailes died by suicide in February 2016. In this video she discusses what she talks about when she teaches police officers and agencies about suicide awareness. […]


    Articulating Interactions with Mentally Ill Subjects Using Mnemonics
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:44 by Staff

    Attorney Missy O’Linn discusses the mnemonics that can help officers explain their actions after an incident involving a mentally ill or unstable subject. […]


    Soldier Sentenced to 7 Life Terms for Killing Wife, Rookie Virginia Officer
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:26 by Staff

    On Thursday, Ronald Hamilton—who was convicted of capital murder in the killings of his wife and rookie Officer Ashley Guindon—learned that he has been sentenced to seven consecutive life terms in prison. […]


    California Department Welcomes New K-9 to Ranks
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:22 by Staff

    The Novato (CA) Police Department said on Facebook, “We would like to introduce K-9 Nova as the newest member of our department. Nova is a two year old Belgian Malinois who joined our force earlier this month.” […]


    2 Indiana Officers Injured by Accidental Discharge in Training
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:21 by Staff

    Two officers with the Fort Wayne (IN) Police Department were struck by a single bullet when one of the officer’s service weapon accidentally discharged in training. […]


    Allegedly Intoxicated Virginia Man Accused of Impersonating Police Officer
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:19 by Staff

    A 47-year-old Virginia man—identified as William Morgan—has been accused of impersonating a police officer. […]


    Kentucky Police “Arrest” Punxsutawney Phil for Fraud and Unsworn Falsification
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:17 by Staff

    Andrew Scott—the Mayor of Coal Run (KY)—said on Facebook, “This morning, in consultation with the City Attorney and Chief of Police, I ordered the immediate arrest of Punxsutawney Phil for violation of Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapters 194A and 523. … […]


    Chicago Officer Donates Bone Marrow to Save Life of Man in Italy
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:14 by Staff

    According to WLS-TV, Officer Joe Deleon registered to be a donor more than 12 years ago with an organization that connects donors with those in need of life-saving help. […]


    Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Sues Florida Governor
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:11 by Staff

    Suspended—and embattled—Broward (FL) Sheriff Scott Israel has reportedly filed a lawsuit seeking reinstatement after he was replaced in January over his handling of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. […]


    California Department Deploys Drone to Locate Missing Deaf Teen
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:04 by Staff

    The Fremont (CA) Police Department recently released video of an incident in February showing how an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a thermal imaging camera helped to locate a child missing from a local school for the deaf. […]


    Idaho gov. to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:04 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — The governor is expected to sign a bill that would PTSD coverage without a corresponding physical injury. KHQ reported that Idaho Gov. Brad Little is expected to sign a bill that states first responders … […]


    Idaho governor to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:04 by PoliceOne

    By News Staff COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — The governor is expected to sign a bill that would PTSD coverage without a corresponding physical injury. KHQ reported that Idaho Gov. Brad Little is expected to sign a bill that states first responders … […]


    10 “Must Read” Books for Law Enforcement Officers
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Doug Wyllie

    Being a civilian in the law enforcement universe for more than a decade now, I’ve learned that—in addition to talking directly with cops, doing ridealongs, and attending police training—there is enormous value in reading a wide variety of law enforceme… […]


    What makes a real hero in law enforcement?
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dave EdmondsSociologists and behaviorists are frequently interested in how we psychologically attribute character traits to one another. One such area of empirical study is the attribution of heroism. The status of hero is achieved not only through action, but also through the perspective of others. In other words, if one accomplishes the most heroic […]


    Photo of the Week: You’ve GOAT to be kidding…
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 13:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo comes from PIO Yvonne Martinez of the Cocoa Police Department in Florida. Martinez writes: “You’ve GOAT to be kidding…” on the heels of a full moon we have this from Echo Squad. A call to the area of 520 and Lois Lane (not kidding) for a goat running loose near […]


    Big Horn Armory and Steinel Ammunition Announce March Promotion
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 13:43 by Officer

    Purchase Big Horn Amory’s AR500 rifle or pistol and that first box of Steinel 500 Auto Max cartridges is FREE. […]


    What the surge in swatting calls means for police
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 13:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In mid-February someone called 911 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina claiming to be Robert McCord, a reserve officer with the department. The caller told dispatchers he’d just shot his wife and was going to kill the rest of […]


    Grayson County Sheriff Office Depends on Durabook R11 Tablet For Reliable In-Vehicle Computing
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 13:32 by Officer

    11.6” Rugged Tablet Delivers Exceptional Performance in Demanding Law Enforcement Environment. […]


    ‘Incredible’ – JWF Remains Dedicated to Quality in Underwater Camera Systems
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 12:58 by Officer

    In 2019, JW Fishers continues to develop advanced underwater video systems which it offers throughout the world for a variety of projects by many different entities. […]


    OH City Hopes Raises Keep Volunteer Firefighters Around
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 12:34 by Firehouse

    Franklin officials see the increases to the pay scale as a way to help the city become more successful at attracting and retaining volunteer firefighters. […]


    Street survival: 25 tips for surviving the ‘routine’ vehicle contact
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 12:16 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouIn recognition of the release of “Street Survival II: Tactics for Deadly Encounters,” I am writing a series of articles on street survival designed to turn the tables on the current generation of cop-killing criminals…. […]


    Commissioner: Detroit FFs Not at Risk over Cleanup
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 12:13 by Firehouse

    Firefighters have received the proper training and equipment to make sure the city’s new policy for cleaning up blood and other fluids is safe, the fire commissioner said. […]


    At IWCE: DHS S&T’s Latest Tech and Emergency Communication Solutions
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 11:00 by Officer

    WASHINGTON – The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is showcasing technology advances, program impacts, investments, and emergency communications solutions at this year’s International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE). S&T….. […]


    Suspended Florida Sheriff Files Lawsuit to Get His Job Back
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:53 by Officer

    Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is challenging his suspension in a petition filed Thursday in Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that Gov. Ron DeSantis exceeded his legal authority when he ousted him from office. […]


    L.A. County Deputies Claim Abuse by Sheriff’s Station ‘Gang’
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:37 by Officer

    The claims, which serve as precursors to lawsuits, demand tens of millions of dollars from the county for failing to address the hostile work environment the Banditos are alleged to have created. […]


    Newdale VFD, Burnsville, NC, Gets New Tanker-Pumper
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:36 by Firehouse

    Newdale Volunteer Fire Department, Burnsville, NC, has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side-control, tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner M2 106 chassis. It is powered by a Detroit Diesel 7.7L 6-cylinder, dual-stage 375-hp engine and an Allison…… […]


    Columbus Police Officer Shot in the Face; Suspect in Custody
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:32 by Officer

    A Columbus police officer was in stable condition late Thursday night after being shot in the face in Linden and the suspected gunman was arrested shortly afterward. […]


    Baltimore City Crews Revive Dog with Pet Oxygen Mask
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Firehouse

    Firefighters rescued the dog from the second floor of a burning home, and a man was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after he escaped the fire on his own. […]


    APCO Supports 911 SAVES Act for Recognizing 9-1-1 Professionals
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    Alexandria, VA – The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International welcomed the introduction of the 911 Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services (SAVES) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 911… […]


    NENA Applauds 911 SAVES Act for Classifying 9-1-1 Pros as Part of Public Safety
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    Alexandria, VA – On behalf of more than 100,000 9-1-1 professionals across the nation, NENA: The 9-1-1 Association applauds the introduction of the 911 Supporting Accurate Views of Emergency Services (911 SAVES) Act. The bill would correct the… […]


    EMT Fined for Posting SC Suicide Victim’s Photo Online
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:02 by Firehouse

    The Greenwood County EMS employee reportedly photographed the victim’s body during a call last year and uploaded the image to Facebook. […]


    Boston police criticized for helping immigration officials
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 10:01 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — Boston police are facing criticism for helping federal immigration officials arrest a construction worker living in the country illegally despite city policies protecting such people. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts said Thursday it filed a public records request seeking more information about the department’s “alarming” cooperation with U.S. Immigration […]


    Md. police arrest most-wanted suspect in 2014 slaying
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:56 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PALMER PARK, Md. — Police in Maryland have apprehended a man on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list who’s accused in the 2014 strangulation of a New Jersey woman. Prince George’s County police Chief Hank Stawinski told reporters that three of his officers approached Lamont Stephenson, who was in a truck, in response […]


    Parkland shooting: Suspended sheriff sues Fla. governor
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Florida sheriff who was suspended by the governor and accused of failing to prevent the Parkland school shooting filed suit Thursday seeking his job back and alleging Gov. Ron DeSantis improperly ousted him for political reasons. Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel argues in the lawsuit that DeSantis […]


    Ark. police releases video of deadly OIS
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Little Rock Police Department released footage Thursday from a deadly officer-involved shooting which shows the officer on the hood of a car firing at least 15 times into the windshield. Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott said the department, along with an outside marketing group, compiled dashcam footage, video […]


    Ark. police release video of deadly OIS
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouAssociated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Little Rock Police Department released footage Thursday from a deadly officer-involved shooting which shows the officer on the hood of a car firing at least 15 times into the windshield. Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott said the department, along with an outside marketing group, compiled […]


    Suspect in death of Ill. deputy arrested after standoff
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ROCKFORD, Ill. — A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy and wounding a woman at an Illinois hotel was taken into custody Thursday after an hours-long standoff that began when he crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway, authorities said. Floyd E. Brown, 39, was arrested hours after the crash in […]


    Ill. deputy fatally shot, suspect arrested after standoff
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ROCKFORD, Ill. — A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy and wounding a woman at an Illinois hotel was taken into custody Thursday after an hours-long standoff that began when he crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway, authorities said. Floyd E. Brown, 39, was arrested hours after the crash in […]


    Practice and Moulage Realism
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:30 by Officer

    What we practice defectively also takes hold. […]


    Ohio police officer wounded, suspects in custody
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 09:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio’s capital say an officer conducting surveillance has been shot and three suspects are in custody. Columbus police say the officer notified a dispatcher he’d been shot around 11 p.m. Thursday and was able to give responding officers a description of the male suspect who wounded him and […]


    ME Department Rebuilds after Firefighters Walk Out
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 08:56 by Firehouse

    Under new leadership, the Thorndike Fire Department is trying to make a fresh start after all but one of its members recently quit. […]


    Montana Deputy Honored for Saving Hypothermic Man Found in Frozen Car
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 07:48 by Officer

    A Sweet Grass County deputy on duty for less than a year has been honored for saving the life of a man who was unconscious and hypothermic. […]


    New York Police Sound the Alarm On ‘Spoofing’ Phone Scam
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 07:45 by Officer

    Authorities say it’s particularly concerning because it looks like you’re getting an official call from the government. […]


    Massachusetts Trooper Treated For Possible Fentanyl Exposure After Arresting Woman
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 07:37 by Officer

    A Massachusetts State Police Trooper was treated for possible exposure to the deadly opioid fentanyl overnight. […]


    Trial Begins for Florida Police Officer Who Shot Caretaker
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 07:05 by Officer

    North Miami Officer Jonathan Aledda shot three times at Arnaldo Rios, instead hitting the man’s unarmed caretaker, Charles Kinsey, as he lay on the ground with his hands thrust in the air. […]


    California Deputy Testifies About Fatal Shooting
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 06:51 by Officer

    Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Victorino said another deputy reported Evin Olsen Yadegar was acting crazy. He heard that description on his patrol vehicle’s radio as he joined a pursuit that started in Salida. […]


    Fla. man arrested for faking 911 call, shooting at paramedics
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 06:27 by Firerescue1

    Tyran Young used an automated recording to call for help, and began shooting at the Sarasota FD ambulance once it arrived […]


    One of FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives Captured in Maryland
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 06:06 by Officer

    Lamont Stephenson, one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, was apprehended by Prince George’s County police in Lanham shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday. […]


    Colorado ‘Red Flag’ Gun Bill Divides Rural, Urban Sheriffs
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 05:58 by Officer

    Colorado police and sheriff deputies already have the authority — and use it — to confiscate guns from someone they believe is an “imminent” threat to themselves or others, Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor said this week. […]


    North Carolina Legislation Mandates Prison for Shooting an Officer
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 05:46 by Officer

    The family of slain state Trooper Kevin Conner stood with N.C Highway Patrol members as Columbus and Robeson County Rep. Brenden Jones introduced “Conner’s Law,” which aims to crack down on people who assault law enforcement officers. […]


    Two San Antonio Probationary Officers Terminated After Failing to Assist Sergeant Being Shot At
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 05:39 by Officer

    Two San Antonio police probationary officers were terminated after they failed to help a sergeant as he was fired upon by a man with a shotgun early Monday on the Northwest Side. […]


    Illinois Deputy Fatally Shot Serving Warrant
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 04:48 by Officer

    McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner died after being shot while serving an arrest warrant at a hotel early Thursday and the suspected gunman was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police south of Bloomington. […]


    Why EMS providers should be able to calculate MAP
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 03:03 by EMS1

    Our co-hosts discuss the importance of calculating Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP) and how to do it properly […]


    Idaho gov. to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 02:04 by Firerescue1

    The bill would cover physiological PTSD injuries to first responders under workers comp […]


    Idaho gov. to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 02:04 by EMS1

    The bill would cover physiological PTSD injuries to first responders under workers comp […]


    Idaho governor to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 02:04 by Firerescue1

    The bill would cover physiological PTSD injuries to first responders under workers comp […]


    Idaho governor to sign first responder PTSD bill into law
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 02:04 by EMS1

    The bill would cover physiological PTSD injuries to first responders under workers comp […]


    Friends remember slain Miss. firefighters after off-duty murder
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 01:09 by Firerescue1

    Adams County volunteer firefighters Troy Whittington and Jason Haley were killed in a domestic dispute at the home of a friend […]


    500 pairs of firefighter boots adorn Fla. capitol for cancer awareness
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 00:53 by Firerescue1

    Florida firefighters placed hundreds of firefighter boots on the steps of the capitol building, each one representing a state firefighter who dealt with or is dealing with occupational cancer […]


    Alaska firefighter returns to work after 100-foot fall
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 00:35 by Firerescue1

    Ben Schultz broke several bones and was in a coma for several months after falling 100 feet during a training exercise […]


    Texas woman charged with arson after firefighters rescued her
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 00:24 by Firerescue1

    Diana Prater was rescued from her burning home but was later arrested on suspicion of arson […]


    Public Memorial Service to Honor ME Firefighter
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 00:24 by Firehouse

    Private ceremonies also will be held for Berwick Fire Capt. Joel Barnes, who died shielding a fellow firefighter while battling an apartment fire earlier this month. […]


    Funeral Service Set for Fallen IL Firefighter
    Posted March 8th, 2019 @ 00:14 by Firehouse

    Memorial donations also can be made to help the family of Godfrey Fire Capt. Jacob “Jake” Ringering, who died fighting a house fire Tuesday. […]


    SC EMT fined, suspended for posting photo of deceased patient to social media
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 22:50 by EMS1

    Trevor Sizemore photographed a victim at the scene he responded to, then uploaded it to Facebook […]


    Fla. man arrested for faking 911 call, shooting at paramedics
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 22:42 by EMS1

    Tyran Young used an automated recording to call for help, and began shooting at the Sarasota FD ambulance once it arrived […]


    Firefighters use pet oxygen mask to revive dog
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 21:55 by Firerescue1

    The dog was unresponsive when firefighters pulled it from a burning home, but came around after receiving oxygen […]


    Idaho EMS agency converting to paramedic-level service
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 21:35 by EMS1

    Located in a rural area and unaffiliated with any hospitals, Gooding County EMS officials feel they can better serve the public as a paramedic-level agency […]


    CA Firefighters Propose Special Station Training Area
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 21:08 by Firehouse

    “The guys in the department are constantly looking to train,” Lodi’s fire chief said about a plan to use Conex boxes to create an on-site fire simulation area. […]


    Illinois Deputy Dies from Gunshot Wounds Sustained in Warrant Service Raid
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 20:14 by Staff

    Deputy Sheriff Jacob Keltner had served with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years. […]


    Lynx Defense Releases Custom Pistol Range Bag
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 19:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Lynx Defense has taken its popular Made in the USA pistol range bag and added the option to customize it. […]


    Verizon’s 5G First Responder Lab Announces First Cohort
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 19:23 by POLICE Magazine

    Working together with Responder Corp, Verizon has announced five participating companies for the first cohort of the 5G First Responder Lab, what it calls a first-of-its-kind innovation incubator that will give leading first responder technology compan… […]


    Case Study: The City of Pueblo outfits their police, fire and public works with Getac devices
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 18:22 by PoliceOne

    Challenge: The City of Pueblo, Colorado public safety agencies have their hands full protecting their community in harsh weather conditions that call for rugged devices that are equally up to the task. The agencies also need a rugged device supplier th… […]


    CT Crews Save About a Dozen People in Apartment Fire
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 18:10 by Firehouse

    Water froze from hoses as Hartford firefighters put out an apartment fire Thursday that injured 10 people and displaced at least 26 families. […]


    Not-for-Profit Forum on Compatibility and Interoperability Welcomes Telewave
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 18:00 by Officer

    Telewaves plans to contribute its expertise, smart antennas and IOT solutions to promote drive to IEEE Standard 802.16 for wireless interoperability. […]


    FL Chief: Fiscal Struggles Delayed Crews on Fatal Call
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 17:39 by Firehouse

    Immokalee firefighters had to wait for another agency’s apparatus to help a man who cut himself with a chainsaw because the district had sold their vehicle to avoid layoffs. […]


    Check Out Pulsar at Oklahoma Sheriffs Show, OSPOA 2019
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 17:00 by Officer

    Visit Pulsar during the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Conference and Vendor show 2019 (OSPOA), March 26-27 in Durant, Oklahoma. […]


    Flitz Introduces Tactical Matte Finish Cleaner for Guns, Knives
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 16:44 by POLICE Magazine

    The cleaner is designed to quickly and easily remove fingerprints, oil, grease, water spots, soil, unwanted waxy residue, carbon, and other impurities from flat matte finishes on guns and knives. […]


    Syntech Training Match – Available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 Auto
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    Make range time matter with Syntech Training Match, loads that offer the same velocity, trajectory and point of impact as equivalent Federal Premium Personal Defense HST and Tactical HST duty ammunition. Like all Syntech offerings, Syntech… […]


    Siege X USB Rechargeable Lantern
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The Siege X USB is a multi-function, ultra-compact USB rechargeable lantern with multiple lighting modes, including a forward flashlight setting. The light, designed to work in a wide variety of tactical, outdoor, DIY and other applications, delivers u… […]


    Federal Introduces Syntech Training Ammo
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Federal has introduced Syntech Training Match, loads designed to make handgun training more realistic than ever before, the company says. Shipments have been delivered to dealers. […]


    Quiz: Does your evidence room need tidying up?
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 15:15 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by QueTel By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Organizing guru and Netflix star Marie Kondo has made cleaning out your closets a trendy pastime – but what about your department’s evidence storage? Are you hanging on to outdated evidence?… […]


    Oregon Police Arrest Knife-Wielding Man Near Middle School
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:36 by Staff

    On Wednesday, officers with the Portland (OR) Police Department were called to investigate reports of a man armed with several edged weapons behaving erratically near a middle school. […]


    Peterson Winery Releases Zinfandel to Support CA Preparedness Efforts
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:33 by Firehouse

    The sales of Resiliency Red will benefit Northern Sonoma County’s Citizens Organized to Prepare for Emergencies (COPE). […]


    Man Sentenced to 36-60 Years for Murdering Detroit Officer Glenn Doss
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:31 by Staff

    On Wednesday, Decharlos Brooks was sentenced to 36-60 years in prison for shooting Officer Glenn Anthony Doss in January 2018. […]


    DA: Pennsylvania Officers Justified in Opening Fire After High-Speed Pursuit
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:29 by Staff

    The Crawford County District Attorney—Francis Schultz—says that an officer with the Titusville (PA) Police Department who opened fire on a subject after a vehicle pursuit that exceeded 100 miles per hour was justified in his actions. […]


    8 Oklahoma Officers on Leave Following Fatal OIS at Domestic Call
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:28 by Staff

    Eight officers with the Muskogee Police Department are on routine paid administrative leave following a deadly shooting at a domestic violence call earlier this week. […]


    Trial Begins for Suspected Shoplifter Accused of Causing Death of Texas Officer
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:24 by Staff

    The trial has begun for a man who had reportedly shoplifted a Target store in Harris County (TX) and then led police on a vehicle pursuit that resulted in the death of Officer Marco Antonio Zarate of the Bellaire (TX) Police Department in 2016. […]


    Pennsylvania Woman Arrested for Allegedly Kicking Officer
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:23 by Staff

    According to the Reading Eagle, the subject—identified as 33-year-old Marlene Cotto—is charged with aggravated and simple assault and resisting arrest. […]


    Virginia Officer Surprised to Discover Life-Size Replica of Tiger on Patrol
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:20 by Staff

    An officer with the Prince William County (VA) Police Department was on regular proactive patrol when he came upon a fairly shocking sight—a tiger prowling the night behind a local retail store. […]


    Woman Arrested After Fleeing Collision that Injured Florida Officer
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:16 by Staff

    According to WPLG-TV, the driver of a Kia Sorento SUV—identified as 29-year-old Amalia Gonzalez—now faces charges including possession of a stolen vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries. […]


    Texas Man Charged with Second-Degree Manslaughter in Officer’s Death
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:12 by Staff

    David Charles Wilson told police that he was inside his home when he fired upon Officer Nathan Heidelberg, who was struck just above his ballistic vest. Officer Heidelberg was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his wounds a short ti… […]


    North Carolina Legislators Consider Bill Toughening Penalties for Assaults on Officers
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 14:07 by Staff

    Dubbed Connor’s Law—for NC State Trooper Kevin Conner, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop in October 2018—the proposed legislation would increase the classification of an assault on a law enforcement officer from a Class E felony to a Class … […]


    Inmate Arranged a Hit on Massachusetts Police Officer While in Jail
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:50 by Officer

    A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday to charges that he tried to arrange contract killings of three people while he was an inmate at the Essex County House of Correction. […]


    Michigan Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Home
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:46 by Officer

    An Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputy rescued a man who refused to leave his burning house without his dogs. […]


    Indiana Police in Standoff With Suspected Gunman After U.S. Marshal Shot
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:39 by Officer

    Police in Logan County have surrounded a man armed with a rifle who led police on a multi-county chase Thursday after the man allegedly shot a U.S. marshal in Rockford. […]


    Suspect in Custody After Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:39 by Officer

    A McHenry County sheriff’s officer was shot during an exchange of gunfire at a motel in Rockford Thursday morning, sparking a high-speed chase down I-39 that ended with a crash south of Bloomington. […]


    TerraHawk Joins The Armored Group, Outfits Armored Vehicles with Surveillance Tower
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:30 by Officer

    This gives first responders a better vantage point to observe and record criminal activity without ever leaving the vehicle. […]


    ‘Thin Blue Line Across America’ Motorcycle Ride Commemorates Law Enforcement
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 13:00 by Officer

    One-of-a-Kind Custom Indian Chieftain Motorcycle to be Auctioned off with Proceeds Supporting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) […]


    Officials: Boy shot trooper dad with service weapon over video games
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GRANGER, Ind. — Investigators say an 11-year-old northern Indiana boy shot and wounded his state-trooper father because he was upset that his parents took away his video games. The South Bend Tribune and WSBT-TV report that investigators say in court records that the boy used his father’s service weapon to shoot him once […]


    Two New Drones Launched at UTSec Through Yuneec and Mobilicom Partnership
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:30 by Officer

    (Corona, CA) – Yuneec International and Mobilicom have entered into a strategic partnership to offer the enterprise and government market new advanced solutions for their unmanned aerial needs. The cooperation focuses on the development of two… […]


    6 best practices that should be part of every agency’s retention strategy
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: James DudleyAs difficult as it is to recruit viable candidates into a law enforcement career, it can be just as challenging to retain personnel. Once an individual joins the organization, it is up to the agency to create attractive ways to reta… […]


    TX Firefighters Donate Gear to Colleagues in Mexico
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:23 by Firehouse

    The Laguna Vista Fire Department supplied the Mission Fire Department in Mexico with an assortment of bunker gear as part of a donation program with 19 sister cities. […]


    How front-line supervisors impact police officer retention
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:17 by PoliceOne

    Author: James DudleyBy Jennifer Kirkland, ENP, CPE, RPL “People leave their bosses, not their jobs,” is a commonly held management tenet. While the validity of that particular statement is up for debate, the principle behind it is not. The … […]


    CA Firefighters Tackle Four-Alarm Building Blaze
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:06 by Firehouse

    Sections of the roof collapsed as crews from multiple departments battled the fire at the Vallejo building, which had been on the market for years. […]


    How grants can help agencies retain officers
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsIn today’s good economic climate, retaining officers within your law enforcement agency may be one of your greatest human resource challenges. Your strategies to improve police officer retention may include higher compensa… […]


    Building better officers: The importance of progression plans and rotational assignments
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:04 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WalkerHow do we help officers achieve the best possible level of performance? How do we reduce officer stress and turnover by improving job satisfaction? And how do we ensure we will always have a new generation of officers prepared for th… […]


    Why millennial cops are leaving your agency (and how to stop them)
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WalkerLEO Round Table host Chip DeBlock asks his guests to share their thoughts on how law enforcement agencies can retain officers. Additional resources on police retention strategies 6 best practices that should be part of every agency&r… […]


    Philadelphia Fire Department Puts Rescue 1 in Service
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 11:29 by Firehouse

    Philadelphia Fire Department has a new Rescue, built by SVI Trucks. The technical rescue truck features an SVI-built 24-foot stainless-steel walk-in body mounted on a Spartan Gladiator EFMD chassis with a 20-inch raised-roof and is powered by a Cummins… […]


    Fallen Captain ‘Embodiment’ of IL Fire Department
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 11:25 by Firehouse

    “People joined this department” because of Capt. Jacob Ringering, said Godfrey Fire Protection District’s chief. Ringering died battling a house fire Tuesday. […]


    Why you should keep your double column magazine pistol
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 11:13 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Smith & Wesson By Steve Tracy for P1 BrandFocus Double column 9mm semi-automatic pistols took over the police duty pistol market in the 1980s and were referred to as “Wondernines.” There was a frenzy to replace revolvers wi… […]


    Mich. man steals ambulance, leads police on high-speed pursuit
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 11:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WalkerBrandon Champion MLive.com, Walker, Mich. BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — A man led police on a high-speed pursuit down I-94 after he stole an ambulance in southwest Michigan. Multiple departments took part in the pursuit, which featur… […]


    Former Fla. officer guilty of slaying stranded motorist
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:56 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A fired Florida police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted murder Thursday for the fatal 2015 shooting of a stranded motorist, becoming the first officer in the state to be convicted of an on-duty shooting in 30 years. Nouman Raja, 41, now faces a mandatory minimum […]


    MN Department Spends $1.5M on Pieces of Apparatus
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:43 by Firehouse

    Saving more than $50,000 on the purchases, the Roseville Fire Department will receive one vehicle next spring, and the other is expected by January 2021. […]


    Federal’s New Ammo Just Made Handgun Training More Realistic Than Ever
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:30 by Officer

    ANOKA, Minnesota – March 6, 2019 – Federal proudly introduces Syntech Training Match, loads designed to make your handgun training more realistic than ever before. Shipments have been delivered to dealers.Syntech Training Match loads offer the… […]


    Former Florida Police Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Shooting of Motorist
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:14 by Officer

    Former Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja was found guilty by jury Thursday of armed manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Corey Jones. […]


    Detroit FFs Upset over New Blood, Fluids Cleanup Policy
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:13 by Firehouse

    A complaint by Detroit’s firefighters union says a new practice requiring first responders to hose down blood and other fluids at emergency scenes creates health risks. […]


    Boston inmate attempts to hire hitman to kill officer, 2 others
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — A Massachusetts jail inmate has pleaded guilty to trying to hire someone to kill three people, including a police officer. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Mason Stickney, of Newbury, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of using a facility of interstate commerce in the commission of murder-for-hire. Authorities say Stickney was an […]


    Product of the Day: Incident Apps Solutions — ZoneEMS: Scalable Victim Tracking App
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 10:00 by Firehouse

    ZoneEMS is a scalable victim tracking iPad App for routine and mass casualty incidents. […]


    Man charged for death of Texas LEO responding to burglar alarm
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 09:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIDLAND, Texas — A West Texas man is charged with second-degree manslaughter after authorities say he admitted shooting at a police officer who had come to his home to investigate a home security alarm. An arrest affidavit says David Charles Wilson told an investigator that he was inside his Midland home early Tuesday […]


    Retired PA Firefighters Overpaid Nearly $300K
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 08:22 by Firehouse

    The two former Dunmore firefighters should have stopped receiving the extra payments in 2001. Instead, their added compensation didn’t end until January 2018. […]


    Colorado Law Enforcement Job Fair Hopes to Attract Women
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 08:10 by Officer

    Wednesday night, law enforcement agencies from across Colorado gathered at the Denver Police Academy for a recruiting event. […]


    Colorado County Declares Itself a ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary’
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 08:08 by Officer

    The move in Weld County comes as state lawmakers are considering the so-called Red Flag bill. […]


    NYPD: Man Officers Shot in Harlem Was Pointing Wallet at Them
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 08:05 by Officer

    Officers describe 34-year-old Michael Cordero as acting irrationally and not listening to their instructions. The chief of department says the officers acted accordingly. […]


    Baltimore City Council Committee Approves Police Commissioner Nominee
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:50 by Officer

    Michael Harrison, a former top cop in New Orleans with internal affairs and reform experience and a clergyman’s demeanor, won Wednesday the approval of a City Council committee, setting up a final vote next week on his confirmation. […]


    Feds Raid Illinois Police Department
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:45 by Officer

    Federal agents seized evidence during raids on both Harvey’s municipal building and Police Department. […]


    NYPD Detective Stripped of Gun, Badge After Drinking in Uniform After Officer’s Funeral
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:38 by Officer

    A New York Police Department detective and his supervisor were both stripped of their guns and shields after the detective was caught drinking in uniform after the funeral of a fellow officer […]


    Report Released in Crash Death of Connecticut Trooper
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:27 by Officer

    Connecticut Trooper Kevin Miller was working a double shift and driving 83 mph last March when he slammed into the back of a slow-moving tractor-trailer with a mechanical problem and was killed instantly, a state police investigation showed. […]


    NYPD: 20,000 Officers Are Wearing Body Cameras
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:21 by Officer

    The NYPD reached a benchmark Wednesday with the announcement that about 20,000 officers now wear body cameras, which have recorded more than 3.5 million videos in the past two years. […]


    NYPD: All Officers Now Wearing Body Cameras
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:21 by Officer

    The NYPD reached a benchmark Wednesday with the announcement that about 20,000 officers now wear body cameras, which have recorded more than 3.5 million videos in the past two years. […]


    Iowa Police Officer Hospitalized After Possible Fentanyl Exposure
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:16 by Officer

    A Fort Dodge police officer was hospitalized after he was exposed to an unknown substance believed to be fentanyl Sunday evening. […]


    SEPTA Transit Police Officers Go On Strike
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 07:06 by Officer

    An issue that led to the walkout was SEPTA’s policy regarding body cameras that does not allow officers to review footage before providing a statement when there is an investigation. […]


    Is Four-Person Staffing Hurting Your Response Efforts?
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 03:35 by Firehouse

    Jay N. Carnegie reviews the best use of staffing for fire departments, taking into account that 80 percent of emergency calls are EMS. […]


    Is Four-Person Staffing Hurting Your Response Efforts?
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 03:35 by Firehouse

    Jay N. Carnegie reviews the best use of staffing for fire departments, taking into account that 80 percent of emergency calls are EMS. […]


    The biggest reason employees leave
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 02:52 by EMS1

    How EMS organizations are losing good employees with low pay scales […]


    Off-duty EMT rushes to help students after school bus crash
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 01:57 by EMS1

    A school bus full of children rear-ended a garbage truck; luckily, EMT Kim Ison came upon the scene while driving her daughter to school […]


    Paramedic injured after ambulance, fire truck struck by 18-wheeler
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 01:33 by EMS1

    A paramedic assisting a stopped motorist sustained minor injuries when a semi-truck struck the emergency vehicles at the scene […]


    Product of the Day: ESO — ESO Fire Incidents
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 01:05 by Firehouse

    Fire Incidents offers an easy to use workflow, user-friendly design and a bevy of features designed to decrease reporting time including progressive validation technology to prevent human errors. […]


    Detroit firefighter dies after short battle with cancer
    Posted March 7th, 2019 @ 00:21 by Firerescue1

    Detroit Fire Department firefighter Derek Stone succumbed to stomach cancer just weeks after his Stage 4 diagnosis […]


    5 Marines honored for saving Calif. man in cardiac arrest
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 23:12 by EMS1

    The Marines jumped into action when a man at the senior citizen Mardi Gras party they were attending went into cardiac arrest […]


    Mich. man steals ambulance, leads police on high-speed chase
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 23:02 by EMS1

    Multiple departments took part in the chase, which featured speeds of more than 90 miles per hour […]


    Mich. man steals ambulance, leads police on high-speed pursuit
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 23:02 by EMS1

    Multiple departments took part in the pursuit, which featured speeds of more than 90 miles per hour […]


    Training Day: Naloxone indications and administration
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 23:00 by EMS1

    Cover how to identify drug abuse vs. an opioid overdose, as well as drug administration routes and potential complications […]


    Ore. man steals ambulance while paramedics tend to him
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:48 by EMS1

    The man hit at least three cars before police officers caught up with him […]


    Atlantic City firefighter union sues city, state
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:31 by Firerescue1

    IAFF Local 198 filed a lawsuit over unfair promotion and compensation practices by managing officials in Atlantic City […]


    NJ firefighter sues city, dept. chief for religious discrimination
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:22 by Firerescue1

    Atlantic City Fire Department firefighter Alexander Smith began growing his beard in December for religious reasons, and was told to shave it […]


    First responders use heat-seeking drones in deadly tornado aftermath
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:05 by EMS1

    Heat-seeking drones helped reassure searchers that they hadn’t overlooked anyone in the aftermath of the twister that killed 23 people […]


    First responders use heat-seeking drones in deadly tornado aftermath
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:05 by Firerescue1

    Heat-seeking drones helped reassure searchers that they hadn’t overlooked anyone in the aftermath of the twister that killed 23 people […]


    First responders use heat-seeking drones in deadly tornado aftermath
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 22:05 by Firerescue1

    Heat-seeking drones helped reassure searchers that they hadn’t overlooked anyone in the aftermath of the twister that killed 23 people […]


    Fla. high school offers firefighter prep program
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 21:51 by Firerescue1

    The course includes classroom work in addition to hands-on training, life-saving skills and practical firefighting skills […]


    Injured Colo. firefighter’s colleagues start GoFundMe
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 21:36 by Firerescue1

    A fundraising page for an injured firefighter turns into a community effort […]


    68 Houston firefighter cadets caught in city budget battle
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 21:21 by Firerescue1

    A pay parity measure is preventing 68 fully-trained firefighter cadets from being sworn in, after Houston city officials could not come to a budget agreement […]


    Mark43, Spidr Tech Partner to Enhance Community Communications for Law Enforcement
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 18:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Mark43, a leading cloud-based public safety software provider, announced that it is partnering with Spidr Tech, a technology company that offers data-driven policing applications, to enable the best possible community relations for law enforcement agen… […]


    CO Fire Department Sees First Black Recruit
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 18:15 by Firehouse

    Terrence Fantroy-Hankins will become the Pueblo Fire Department’s first African-American firefighter when he graduates from the current academy class. […]


    Alabama Trooper in ICU Following Deadly Tornado
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:56 by Officer

    Alabama Highway Patrol Sgt. Robert Burroughs and his wife lost their home in the storm. […]


    Oklahoma Officer Saved from Gunshot by Navy Challenge Coin
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:49 by POLICE Magazine

    With Chatman in custody, EMTs put Parsons in the back of an ambulance and cut away his pants to get a better look at his injury. […]


    Video shows Va. high schooler attacking SRO
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va — A Virginia high school student is facing felony charges after he allegedly attacked an officer last Thursday. According to local news station Fox 5 DC, staff told the student to go to the office from the ca… […]


    OH Chief: Lack of Staffing Hurting Fire Station’s Hours
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:36 by Firehouse

    Brookfield Township Chief David Masirovits told a resident who complained about the limited hours at the department’s Masury station that he’s trying to resolve the issue. […]


    Nebraska State Patrol Switches from .45 to 9mm
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:32 by POLICE Magazine

    When evaluating the different calibers, the agency’s firearms selection committee found newer 9mm rounds had comparable ballistics to .45s, but the smaller caliber allows each trooper to carry more ammunition. […]


    Metal Art of Wisconsin Introduces Reverent Steel Flag Vault
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:23 by POLICE Magazine

    The Reverent Steel Flag Vault from Metal Art of Wisconsin is made from premium 16-gauge American steel and has three seals to prevent any contamination and protect a ceremonial or memorial flag. […]


    2 Texas Probationary Officers Fired After Running Away from Gunfight
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Police Chief William McManus said the two probationary officers were accompanying Sergeant Steven Castillo when he was called early Monday morning to check out a disturbance at a home on Spring Dale Street. […]


    DEA arrest 6 in drug operation involving MS-13
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Police have arrested six people in connection with an Arizona drug investigation. The Scottsdale Police Department worked with the Drug Enforcement Agency to investigate drug activity by an organization last… […]


    11-Year-Old Indiana Boy Charge with Shooting Trooper Father
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 17:06 by POLICE Magazine

    St. Joseph County prosecutors filed a petition alleging delinquency — the juvenile equivalent of a criminal charge — for attempted murder. For an adult, attempted murder would be a Level 1 felony. […]


    “Thin Blue Line Across America” Motorcycle Ride to Honor LEOs
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The “Thin Blue Line Across America” is a cross-country motorcycle ride benefiting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), an organization striving to raise awareness and resources for members and families of law enforcement who have lost their lives i… […]


    All NYPD officers will be equipped with body-worn cameras
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — The NYPD reached a benchmark Wednesday as officials announced that about 20,000 cops have been outfitted with body-worn cameras, which have captured over 3.5 million videos over the course of two years. At … […]


    NYPD: All uniform patrol officers now equipped with BWCs
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — The NYPD reached a benchmark Wednesday as officials announced that about 20,000 cops have been outfitted with body-worn cameras, which have captured over 3.5 million videos over the course of two years. At … […]


    Ex-Houston FF Accused of Stealing $3K in Disaster Relief
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:52 by Firehouse

    Shane Horsted was indicted for allegedly taking money from a nonprofit program helping firefighters and other first responders after Hurricane Harvey in 2017. […]


    Video: Texas Deputy Pulls Elderly Woman from Burning Home
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:37 by POLICE Magazine

    The deputy arrived to the home engulfed in flames and neighbors alerting the deputy to the resident’s presence in a back bedroom. […]


    The AMP10 Backpack
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    The AMP10™ Backpack is a 20-liter workhorse. Small but mighty, the AMP10 offers countless options to customize how gear is carried. In addition to 5.11’s HEXGRID load-bearing system, the AMP10 features internal webbing loops and compartments for… […]


    20 Vehicles, Accessories & Traffic Enforcement Products
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:30 by Officer

    A spotlight on the products for and about law enforcement vehicles, patrol vehicle accessories and the tech that helps traffic enforcement. […]


    “Career Criminal” Gets 10 Year for Fatally Punching CA Deputy
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Alonzo Leron Smith, 30, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter, threatening a crime and three counts of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury in the death of Lawrence “Larry” Falce back in December 2018, according to San… […]


    FDNY Firefighter Among 19 Hurt in Two-Alarm Fire
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:02 by Firehouse

    More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze in the Bronx that forced several people—including a woman thought to be in her 80s—to leap from a third-story window onto a car. […]


    Florida SWAT Officer Seriously Injured in Training Fall
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:00 by POLICE Magazine

    A Coral Springs, FL, SWAT officer was seriously injured Wednesday morning during a training exercise, authorities say. […]


    At IWCE: Harris Selects Exacom to be Voice Logging Recorder Provider for Critical Communications Systems
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 16:00 by Officer

    Exacom will be Harris’ preferred voice logging recorder partnerHarris expands product offerings to include industry-leading multimedia recording solutionsPartnership will bring enhanced value to multiple market verticalsLAS VEGAS, March 6, 2019 (Harris… […]


    North Carolina K-9 Suddenly Dies
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 15:20 by POLICE Magazine

    “It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of K9 Rony. Rony has been with our department for the past five years and was a great asset in many investigations and a true companion to his handler MPO C. Berry. He will be greatly mi… […]


    North Carolina DUI Suspect Complains Police Won’t Share Their Confiscated Liquor
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 15:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say Elliott failed breath tests and was put in a patrol car, where he saw a bottle of Fireball Whiskey confiscated from someone else. The report says he told the officer: “You could have shared; I’m already drunk.” […]


    Ala. trooper in ICU following deadly tornado
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 15:07 by PoliceOne

    LEE COUNTY, Ala. — An officer is in intensive care after an EF-4 tornado struck his home on Sunday. Sgt. Robert Burroughs and his wife lost their home during the deadly storm and the officer is currently in ICU at a local medical center, local ne… […]


    Why you need LEOSA insurance
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:37 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Phillips, P1 Contributor We sometimes hear of civilians who are arrested (and often prosecuted) for what appears to be a legitimate claim of self-defense with a firearm. If you carry, and many retired cops do, having insurance is a must. While m… […]


    Traveling with your concealed carry firearm: What you need to know before leaving home
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Phillips, P1 Contributor If you travel out of your home state, chances are you’ll want to bring your firearm. You may drive, fly, or ride the train. Do your homework and look at the local gun laws when you do your trip planning. Different … […]


    Traveling with your concealed carry firearm: What you need to know before leaving home
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Phillips, P1 Contributor If you travel out of your home state, chances are you’ll want to bring your firearm. You may drive, fly, or ride the train. Do your homework and look at the local gun laws when you do your trip planning. Different … […]


    Florida Sheriff: Two Sisters Committed ‘The Perfect Murder’
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:03 by Officer

    Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the sisters conspired to kill their father in 2015 and they almost got away with it — until both became romantically involved with the same man. […]


    CPA Firm Launches Forensic and Investigative Service
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Officer

    ATLANTA, Mar. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Aprio, LLP, a nationally-recognized, CPA-led business advisory firm, announced today that the firm has launched Forensic and Investigative Services as part of its Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting… […]


    Aprio LLP
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 14:00 by Officer

    Aprio is a premier full-service, CPA-led business advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia, that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, assurance, tax, cloud accounti… […]


    Boy Charged in Shooting of Indiana Trooper Father
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:56 by Officer

    The 11-year-old Granger boy accused of shooting his father — an Indiana State Police trooper — has been charged with attempted murder. […]


    Retired Baltimore Police Sergeant Indicted in Gun Trace Task Force Case
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:51 by Officer

    A retired Baltimore police sergeant has been indicted on federal civil rights and witness tampering charges related to a 2014 incident in which a BB gun was allegedly planted on a man, in the latest development in the Gun Trace Task Force scandal. […]


    3 Arrested in At Least 76 Commercial Burglaries in Maryland
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:45 by Officer

    Officials connected the three men to at least 54 armed robberies in Baltimore City, at least 18 armed robberies in Baltimore County and at least four armed robberies in Anne Arundel County. […]


    Lunging Suspect Shot by NYPD Officers During Confrontation
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:39 by Officer

    Officers shot a Harlem man in the hip after he lunged at them during a confrontation in the hallway of his parents’ apartment building Tuesday. […]


    Former Florida Officer Declines to Testify in Fatal Shooting Trial
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:34 by Officer

    Former police officer Nouman Raja decided not to testify Tuesday in his own defense against felony charges over his fatal shooting of stranded motorist Corey Jones more than three years ago. […]


    10 steps to lowering the rate of public sector discipline and avoiding lawsuits
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:31 by PoliceOne

    By Lance J. LoRusso, Esq, P1 Contributor I am honored to represent several thousand Georgia law enforcement officers and firefighters. My firm has represented more than 70 officers following shootings or in-custody deaths. We handle employment, licensi… […]


    Texas DA Reviewing 800 More Cases Following Deadly Botched Drug Raid
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 13:27 by Officer

    The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is broadening its review of criminal cases to include the work of another officer linked to the botched Pecan Park drug raid that left two residents dead and five officers injured, officials said Monday. […]


    CA Firefighters Hurt in Fire at Old Sheriff’s Station
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 12:10 by Firehouse

    A San Bernardino County firefighter was hospitalized for burns and two others were treated at the scene for their injuries during Tuesday’s two-alarm blaze in Hesperia. […]


    CA Firefighters Hurt in Fire at Old Sheriff’s Station
    Posted March 6th, 2019 @ 12:10 by Firehouse

    A San Bernardino County firefighter was hospitalized for burns and two others were treated at the scene for their injuries during Tuesday’s two-alarm blaze in Hesperia. […]


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