November 21, 2018

Fire News Feeds

    MO Fire Department Takes over EMS Runs
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 19:15 by Firehouse

    The Raytown Fire Department took over EMS runs for the city this past weekend after the previous provider encountered staffing issues. […]


    FL Arsonist May Be ‘Sex Offender’ Vandal
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 19:02 by Firehouse

    An arson suspect who torched 10 vehicles may have also vandalized a building with graffiti complaining about being registered as a sex offender. […]


    Regional Solution for OH Applicant Shortage
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 18:39 by Firehouse

    A shortage of firefighter applicants has led five Northeast Ohio communities to try increasing their shrinking pools with a single entrance exam. […]


    Feds to End Oversight of TX Fire Department
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 18:29 by Firehouse

    Federal officials will no longer oversee the Austin Fire Department in a 2014 discrimination settlement after the expiration of a consent decree. […]


    Repeat Performance of Forensic Photo Refresher Course Announced
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 17:35 by Officer

    L-Tron announces the second edition of its popular one-day Forensic Photo Refresher Course scheduled for Thursday, December 6th from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. […]


    Timed Alert Tones and Relay Control with Viking’s Model CTG-1A
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 17:32 by Officer

    Viking’s CTG-1A produces scheduled alert tones over an existing paging system, and can also operate relays at specific times. […]


    Escapee Shot, Captured After Illinois Deputy Stabbed
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 17:23 by Officer

    A Cook County sheriff’s deputy captured an escapee and both were wounded in the process. […]


    Chicago Police Officer Shot in the Vest Following Traffic Stop
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 17:17 by Officer

    A Chicago police officer was injured after being shot in the vest in a confrontation Tuesday following a traffic stop in the Gresham neighborhood that also left the officer’s attacker shot. […]


    More Communities Receive Free Turnout Gear in Globe Giveaway
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 16:25 by Firehouse

    NC and PA volunteer fire departments received new turnouts from the 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway. […]


    Study Shows Promising Results for O2X Human Performance Program
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 16:00 by Firehouse

    The study was designed to track the impact of a comprehensive health, wellness, and safety initiative on overall fitness and injury prevalence in active duty firefighters. […]


    Detroit FF Union Files Unfair Labor Charge
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 15:36 by Firehouse

    The Detroit firefighters union has filed an unfair labor charge over a controversial new policy that dictates how crews use lights and sirens. […]


    Streamlight Has Hired a New Northeast Regional Sales Manager
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 15:22 by Firehouse

    Tony Casciano, Jr. has joined Streamlight as the Northeast Regional Sales Manager for the fire and industrial markets. […]


    The man who shot my husband is being released today. Here’s my message to him.
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 15:09 by PoliceOne

    By Miriam Murphy, P1 Contributor Today, November 20, 2018, Mr. David Burns will walk out of prison a free man. He has served 13 of the 15 years he was sentenced for attempted murder on Lt. Phil Murphy, back in April 2005. Lt. Murphy and Sgt. Barry Niel… […]


    CFSI and NFFF Accepting Nominations for Leadership Award
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 15:04 by Firehouse

    Starting today, the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will be accepting nominations for the CFSI/NFFF Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Chief Arrested for Suspected DUI
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Swatara Township police say that Charles Kellar was pulled over after officers received a call about an erratic driver, according to police. […]


    Minnesota Department Testing “BolaWrap” Restraint Device
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The Chaska (MN) Police Department is the first in the state to test the new “BolaWrap” restraint device, which fires a length of Kevlar cord at a of 640 feet per second which then wraps around a resistive subject, immobilizing them so responding officers can safely approach and make an arrest. […]


    Holstered gun stops bullet from injuring officer in Chicago hospital shooting
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:34 by PoliceOne

    WGN-TV CHICAGO — Another Chicago police officer could have been seriously injured in Monday’s shooting at Mercy Hospital, if it wasn’t for his gun holster. These are pictures of the bullet lodged inside the holster. The bullet stopped in the officer’s gun. A few inches either way, and that officer would have been severely wounded. […]


    Delaware Man Arrested for Attempting to Strike Police Officer with his Car
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Harrington (DE) Police Department says that 40-year-old Andy Leary fled from a traffic stop, losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a patrol car. […]


    Delaware Man Arrested for Attempting to Strike Police Officer with His Car
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Harrington (DE) Police Department says that 40-year-old Andy Leary fled from a traffic stop, losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a patrol car. […]


    New York Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Michael Sippel of the Rochester (NY) Police Department pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge that he assaulted a Rochester man who had been wrongly identified as a burglary suspect. […]


    Veteran California Officer Retires after 50+ Years of Service
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Ron McDonald passed the 50-year milestone in 2015, but has decided in 2018 that it’s finally time to stop working. […]


    Crowd Records Violent Confrontation, Good Samaritan Comes to Officer’s Aid
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    A Dallas man rushed to aid an officer involved in a violent struggle with a resistive subject—while other bystanders stood aside and captured video of the incident on their mobile phones. Steve Mabry was driving past the unidentified officer and the subject—identified as 30-year-old Tetus Powell—as the man was trying to take the officer’s TASER. […]


    Florida Police Imposter Murders 2 Teens, Wounds Another
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that 46-year-old Elwood Timothy Robinson is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old William Hughes and 16-year-old Jeremy Stewart. He also reportedly wounded an unidentified female teen with a gunshot to her hand. She is expected to recover. […]


    Florida Police Impostor Accused of Murdering 2 Teens, Wounding Another
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that 46-year-old Elwood Timothy Robinson is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old William Hughes and 16-year-old Jeremy Stewart. He also reportedly wounded an unidentified female teen with a gunshot to her hand. […]


    UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Opens Registration for Visitor Day
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 14:26 by Firehouse

    The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI) is partnering with the Beavercreek Township Fire Department to conduct a series of experiments involving live fire. […]


    Under Rear Seat Lockbox for 2019 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado Crew Cab Pickup Trucks
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 13:44 by Officer

    Tuffy Security Products has created a rear under seat lockbox specifically designed to fit 2019 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and Double Cab pickup trucks. Featuring a formfitting design, the lockbox is concealed from view when the 60/40… […]


    Communications Workers of America Launches Informational Webinars on FirstNet
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 13:11 by Firehouse

    This builds on the recent launch by CWA of FirstResponderVoice.org, an educational website that increases the availability of online information about FirstNet for first responders and public safety agencies. […]


    Gunman Made Chicago Fire Academy Threats
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 12:52 by Firehouse

    The gunman who fatally shot three people at a Chicago hospital had threatened to shoot up the fire academy after he was fired for improper conduct. […]


    Denver police arrest 2 men in shooting that killed 1, wounded 4
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 12:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DENVER — Denver police say they have arrested two men responsible for a downtown shooting that killed one man and injured four others, including one of the people now facing charges. Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen said one of the suspects was arrested Tuesday morning and is being investigated for first-degree murder. He […]


    Ore. police foundation uses community fund to help those in need
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    By Chelsea Deffenbacher The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. — Police officers aren’t only armed with guns, pepper spray and Tasers. Now they’re also armed with debit cards to help people in need. The Eugene Police Foundation recently took over fundraising for a small-scale community fund that’s been used by EPD over the past several years. The […]


    Denver police investigating shooting that left 1 dead, 4 injured
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:45 by PoliceOne

    By Kieran Nicholson The Denver Post DENVER — Police are investigating a shooting in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood that left one person dead and sent at least three others to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon. The shooting hap… […]


    Columbia Southern University Ranked in Top 10 Most Affordable Online Colleges
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:44 by Firehouse

    SR Education Group researches the tuition rates of every accredited college that offers fully online degree programs in order to determine and rank the most affordable options. […]


    Investigators: Downed police chopper hit power line
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:35 by PoliceOne

    By Chelsea Prince The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CHILTON COUNTY, Ala. — A retired Georgia police officer was one of two people killed Friday in a helicopter crash in middle Alabama. Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson announced on Twitter Sunday t… […]


    Skyfire Consulting Tapped by San Diego IPP for FAA Airspace Experience
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:18 by Firehouse

    ​Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based UAS consultancy, was specifically tapped for their extensive experience with FAA regulations related to public safety UAS use. […]


    LA Rams present emotional tribute to shooting, wildfire first responders
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:15 by PoliceOne

    By Ryan Kartje The Orange County Register LOS ANGELES — In the wake of unimaginable tragedy, at the end of a week filled with loss and sorrow, they stood together, spread side by side across the Coliseum field, gripping tight to handfuls of red a… […]


    Lawsuit: Mich. LE exam discriminates against blacks
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Egan Detroit Free Press WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. — A Wayne County judge has certified a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 600 black applicants who wanted to work as state police or conservation officers but failed the required Michigan civil service exam. The lawsuit alleges that two different civil service exams […]


    FDNY Firefighter Praised for Off-Duty Save
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 11:05 by Firehouse

    FDNY firefighter James Lugo was off duty Sunday in Queens when he helped evacuate a burning house and rescued two people from the roof. […]


    Lexipol Introduces New Policy and Training Solution for Alabama Fire Departments
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 10:54 by Firehouse

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


    Ohio PD adopts tiny rescue dog
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 10:42 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MARBLEHEAD, Ohio — A pint-sized pup adopted by a northern Ohio police department is having a positive impact on officers and the community. Marblehead Police Chief Casey Joy tells WTVG-TV that he was inspired to adopt a dog from Petfinder after seeing stories about animals displaced by Hurricane Florence. Joy fell in love […]


    Motorola Solutions wins ITC case; final determination confirms Hytera infringes Motorola Solutions’ patents
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 10:27 by PoliceOne

    CHICAGO — Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued a Notice of Final Determination confirming that certain Hytera Communications Corporation Limited (SHE: 002583) products are infringing four Motorola Solutions patents. The ITC has also issued exclusion and cease-and-desist orders for Motorola Solutions’ U.S. Patent Nos. 7,369,869, […]


    CT Firefighters Want Changes, New Chief
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:55 by Firehouse

    Firefighters with the Eighth Utilities District in Manchester are petitioning for major changes that include a new chief and a financial audit. […]


    Churchill Five Forks, NC, VFD Gets New Fire-Rescue Boat
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:50 by Firehouse

    The Churchill Five Forks Volunteer Fire Department in Macon, NC, has taken delivery of an R ONE Series 1660 fire boat made by One Boat. […]


    FEMA launches program to help first responders affected by disaster
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    The Albany Herald CAMILLA, Ga. — It’s not always a lightbulb that goes off when a great idea arrives. Sometimes it’s a siren. That’s what a FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance team heard in late October as they canvassed a Mitchel… […]


    Video Shows Rescue by CA Chopper Crew
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:33 by Firehouse

    Video released Monday shows an LAFD chopper crew follow up a water drop with a rescue of two people trapped by the Woolsey Fire. […]


    Tractor-Trailer Hits NY Apparatus at Scene
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:14 by Firehouse

    A firefighter and a police officer were injured when a tractor-trailer hit their vehicles at the scene of a crash in the Long Island town of Dix Hills. […]


    NFL Teams Honor CA Victims, Responders
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 09:07 by Firehouse

    California first responders along with wildfire and shooting victims were honored before Monday night’s Chiefs-Rams game in Los Angeles. […]


    Chicago Officer Killed in Hospital Shooting
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 08:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Samuel Jimenez, 28, was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference. […]


    Mercy Hospital Shooting Marks Tragic Day in Chicago History
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 07:09 by Officer

    A shooting rampage at Mercy Hospital left four people dead, including Chicago Police Officer, Samuel Jimenez, Monday. […]


    Miami-Dade Police to Take Extra Steps to Insure Safety
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 06:55 by Officer

    Police in Miami-Dade are warning criminals to stay away from the county. […]


    Los Angeles Police Pursuit Ends Dramatically
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 06:53 by Officer

    A dangerous chase involving a stolen SUV came to a dramatic but peaceful end Monday afternoon when the suspect lost control of the vehicle. […]


    Philadelphia Police Captain Assaulted During Rally
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 06:25 by Officer

    A Glenside man accused of hitting a city police officer and resisting arrest during Saturday’s counter-protest of what critics called a right-wing rally at Independence Mall was released Monday pending a trial in federal court. […]


    1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Denver Shooting
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 06:17 by Officer

    Police are investigating a shooting in Denver’s LoDo neighborhood that left one person dead and sent four others to the hospital Monday afternoon. […]


    Michigan Police Chief Shoots Himself In the Foot After Slipping On Ice
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 06:04 by Officer

    Carleton Village Police Chief Roy Johnson shot himself in the foot Thursday after he slipped on ice last Thursday. […]


    Washington Police Chief Says He Won’t Enforce New Gun Law
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:56 by Officer

    Republic Police Chief Loren Culp recently announced he wasn’t going to enforce Initiative 1639, the strict state gun-law measure passed Nov. 6. […]


    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Coming to Help Heal the City
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:44 by Officer

    Joel Fitzgerald, the Fort Worth police chief named as Mayor Catherine Pugh’s pick to lead the Baltimore Police Department, said in an interview that he thought most chiefs “would jump at the chance to be part of the healing.” […]


    Virginia Police Officer Suffers Fatal Heart Attack
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:24 by Officer

    Virginia Beach Police Officer Kelvin Bailey died Saturday after suffering an apparent heart attack while working an extra job, providing security at a bingo hall […]


    Chicago Police Officer Killed in Hospital Shooting Identified
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:12 by Officer

    Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez was gunned down as he went to the aid of other officers who had been called to Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Monday afternoon about an assault. […]


    Code 3 Podcast: Paying for community paramedicine
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:06 by Firerescue1

    IAFC First Vice President Chief Gary Ludwig discusses how to make sure your community paramedicine funding doesn’t run short […]


    Code 3 Podcast: Paying for community paramedicine
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:06 by Firerescue1

    IAFC First Vice President Chief Gary Ludwig discusses how to make sure your community paramedicine funding doesn’t run short […]


    Victims of ND air ambulance crash identified
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 05:01 by EMS1

    Pilot Todd Lasky, paramedic Chris Iverson and nurse Bonnie Cook died when their Metro Area Ambulance plane crashed […]


    How to put out a kitchen fire
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 03:47 by Firerescue1

    Share this informative article with your community to prevent holiday dinner disasters and reduce 911 calls […]


    Marijuana laws: Why medics should just say no
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 02:44 by EMS1

    What happens if EMS providers who use marijuana safely and legally, but test positive days later in violation of policies? […]


    Officials identify Chicago gunman who killed 3, including police officer
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 01:14 by PoliceOne

    By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor whom he knew, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer, authorities said. The attacker, Juan Lopez, […]


    Officials identify Chicago gunman who killed 3, including police officer
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 01:14 by Firerescue1

    Authorities identified the gunman as Juan Lopez, who killed a doctor, a pharmacy resident and Officer Samuel Jimenez […]


    Officials identify Chicago gunman who killed 3, including police officer
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 01:14 by EMS1

    Authorities identified the gunman as Juan Lopez, who killed a doctor, a pharmacy resident and Officer Samuel Jimenez […]


    What you need to know about first responder counseling
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 00:47 by EMS1

    Ask your counselor these questions to understand confidentiality and their understanding of first responder culture […]


    What you need to know about first responder counseling
    Posted November 20th, 2018 @ 00:47 by Firerescue1

    Ask your counselor these questions to understand confidentiality and their understanding of first responder culture […]


    Woman thanks paramedics who helped her and her newborn 3 years ago
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 23:31 by EMS1

    Paramedic Alex Villanueva and his team reunited with Krystal Daniels when she arrived at the Springfield Township Fire Department to thank them for helping her in 2015 […]


    Firefighters present wheelchair van to mother of disabled son
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 23:23 by Firerescue1

    Olympia firefighter Rick Leo was prompted to fix up an old wheelchair van for Lupe Rodriguez after witnessing her positive attitude while responding to a call at her home […]


    Couple converts retired ambulance into traveling home
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:53 by EMS1

    Bill Smyth and Logan Miller converted a 1994 Ford E350 ambulance, which was in New York during 9/11, into a home that they will use to hit the road on a trip from Canada to Mexico […]


    Cat refuses to leave firefighter who rescued her
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:51 by Firerescue1

    Firefighter Ryan Coleman came across a cat while surveying debris from the Camp fire, and the cat rode around on his shoulders as he continued to work […]


    Video: LAFD helicopter rescues 3 from wildfire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:15 by Firerescue1

    Los Angeles fire officials paused their work dropping water on the Woolsey Fire to rescue three people and two dogs who were stuck in a remote area […]


    Video: LAFD helicopter rescues 3 from wildfire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:15 by EMS1

    Los Angeles fire officials paused their work dropping water on the Woolsey Fire to rescue three people and two dogs who were stuck in a remote area […]


    3 EMS innovations making our communities safer
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:15 by EMS1

    From required BLS, to community AEDs and kiosk-based training, communities around the country are becoming better equipped for emergencies […]


    NFL team pays tribute to Calif. responders, victims
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:00 by Firerescue1

    The Rams brought first responders and victims togther in no more than few days’ time, and gave away thousands of tickets to those most affected by the tragedies […]


    NFL team pays tribute to Calif. responders, victims
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 22:00 by EMS1

    The Rams brought first responders and victims togther in no more than few days’ time, and gave away thousands of tickets to those most affected by the tragedies […]


    FEMA launches program to help first responders affected by disaster
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 21:49 by Firerescue1

    The First Responders Registration Intake gives first responders the opportunity to register for assistance when their work schedules allow […]


    FEMA launches program to help first responders affected by disaster
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 21:49 by EMS1

    The First Responders Registration Intake gives first responders the opportunity to register for assistance when their work schedules allow […]


    The importance of national EMS conferences
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 21:39 by EMS1

    Our co-hosts sit down with EMS World Expo Editorial Advisory Board member Ray Barishansky, who provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a national conference […]


    Chicago Police Officer, Gunman and 2 Others Dead After Hospital Attack
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 21:24 by Officer

    Chicago police officer and three other people were killed in an attack at a South Side hospital Monday afternoon that sent medical personnel and police scrambling through stairwells and even the nursery in search of victims and the shooter. […]


    1 dead, 3 wounded after downtown Denver shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 20:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DENVER — One person was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on downtown Denver streets Monday, authorities said. Officers blocked off several streets at the crime scene near the Colorado Rockies’ baseball stadium but had not arrested anyone, police spokesman Doug Schepman said. Schepman said he did not know what […]


    1 dead, 4 injured after downtown Denver shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 20:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DENVER — One person was killed and four others were wounded in a shooting on a downtown Denver street Monday, but it was unclear what caused the violence and no one had been arrested, authorities said. The shooting occurred in a neighborhood of new apartment buildings, restaurants and bars near the Colorado Rockies’ […]


    Men Looted CA Station During Wildfire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 19:46 by Firehouse

    Cal Fire says two men have been arrested in connection with the burglary of a fire station during the deadly Camp Fire in Butte County. […]


    Vintage Fire Apparatus Crashes in MS
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 19:15 by Firehouse

    A vintage fire apparatus that is no longer in service was badly damaged when it was sideswiped and then crashed into a wall in Biloxi. […]


    Two Dead in Chicago Hospital Shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 18:53 by Firehouse

    Two people were killed, including a gunman, and a police officer was critically injured in a shooting at a hospital on Chicago’s South Side. […]


    Four Dead in Chicago Hospital Shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 18:53 by Firehouse

    Four people were killed, including the gunman and a rookie police officer, in a shooting Monday at a hospital on the Near South Side of Chicago. […]


    Thefts Spark Audit of PA Fire Association
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 18:42 by Firehouse

    The Delmont Volunteer Firemen’s Relief Association is being audited after four former members were charged with stealing from the fire department. […]


    Chicago Police Officer, Multiple Others Shot in Attack at Hospital
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 17:37 by Officer

    A Chicago police officer and multiple other people, including an apparent shooter, were wounded Monday afternoon in an “active shooter” attack at Mercy Hospital. […]


    Chicago Officer Wounded in Active Shooter Response, Suspect Shot
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 17:08 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago police have responded to what is being described as an active shooting at Mercy Hospital on the city’s South Side. An officer was wounded. Multiple victims are reported. […]


    Chicago police: Shots fired near hospital, multiple victims
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 17:01 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say they are responding to a shooting near a Chicago hospital with “reports of multiple victims.” A department spokesman issued a statement on Twitter saying officers are responding after shots were fired near Mercy Hospital on the city’s South Side. The department says there are “reports of multiple victims.” […]


    Officer critical, multiple shot at Chicago hospital
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    CHICAGO — A police officer was among multiple people wounded in an active shooter incident Monday near Mercy Hospital in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune, the officer was critically wounded in the attack and currently undergoing treatment at a hospital. The shooter was reportedly also among the wounded. “He is in critical condition but […]


    At least 4 wounded, including police officer, in Chicago shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    CHICAGO — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, wounding at least four people, including a police officer and a hospital employee, authorities said. A police spokesman said the gunman was dead, but it was not immediately clear if he took his own life or was killed by police. The shooting unfolded at […]


    Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, killing at least 3
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    By Amanda Seitz and Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor with whom he was having a domestic relationship, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer, authorities […]


    ND Medical Plane Crash Kills Three
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 16:21 by Firehouse

    An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed Sunday night near Bismarck, killing a paramedic, a registered nurse and the pilot. […]


    Washington Chief Says Officers Will Not Enforce New Gun Laws
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Loren Culp of the Republic (WA) Police Department said on social media that he won’t allow his department to enforce new regulations under newly passed which he said are unconstitutional. […]


    Washington Chief Says Officers Will Not Enforce New Gun Laws
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Loren Culp of the Republic (WA) Police Department said on social media that he won’t allow his department to enforce new regulations under newly passed which he said are unconstitutional. […]


    Louisiana Motor Officer Dies of Injuries Sustained During Funeral Escort Duty
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Slidell (LA) Police Department posted to Facebook news that Motor Officer Jason Seals has succumbed to injuries sustained in late September while participating in funeral escort duty. […]


    Retired Georgia Officer Dies in Narcotics Task Force Helicopter Crash
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    David Hall had been piloting the Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter that served the Columbus-based Metro Narcotics Task Force that went down in Lake Mitchell on Friday. […]


    Virginia Officer Dies of Apparent Medical Emergency While On Duty
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    The Virginia Beach Police Department announced the passing of Master Police Officer Kelvin Bailey, who died of an apparent medical emergency early in the morning on Saturday. […]


    FBI Report Indicates 17 Percent Rise in Hate Crimes
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    According to a recently released report from the FBI, reported hate crimes in the United States rose 17% over last year, with about 5,000 of the hate crimes reported categorized as crimes against persons, such as intimidation or assault. […]


    Michigan Chief Slips on Ice, Shoots Self in Foot
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Roy Johnson of the Carleton (MI) Police Department was responding to a breaking and entering call when he slipped on a patch of ice and accidentally discharged his weapon, causing a minor injury to his foot. […]


    New York Officers Rescue Man from Icy Water in Canal
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    A driver in New York whose car came to a stop in a frigid canal was pulled out of the icy water by two Islip police officers who happened to be nearby, according to Newsday. […]


    Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Attempted Murder of South Carolina Officer
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Mike Blake Jr.—found guilty of the attempted murder of Officer Cory Goldstein of the Charleston Police Department—has been sentenced to life without parole. […]


    Florida Captain Was “Dream Like” During Response to Parkland School Shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:28 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Miami Herald, a commission investigating the Feb. 14 massacre was told that the Broward Sheriff’s Office captain who took charge of the scene during the incident was “ineffective” and had a “dream-like” nature to her speech during the incident. […]


    Oklahoma Deputy Named HAIX Hero of the Month
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 14:19 by POLICE Magazine

    “All I knew was a man needed help and if I didn’t help him, he might not be here today,” Turner said. “I believe God put me where I was that night on purpose.” […]


    Operation Rio Grande addresses perfect storm of public safety issues
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    By Chief Brian Redd, P1 Contributor On July 25, 2017, concerns regarding public safety in the Rio Grande District of downtown Salt Lake City reached an all-time high after three murders in less than two weeks and ongoing issues related to an active open-air drug market. The Rio Grande District has seen several challenges in […]


    10 commandments for cops after use of deadly force
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteReprinted with permission from Force Science News #376. Your first priority in using deadly force is to survive the life-threatening circumstances that prompted you to pull the trigger. Then there’s surviving the af… […]


    Golight Remote Control Spotlight with Post Mount
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 13:31 by Officer

    Available through Larson Electronics is motorized spotlight as part of the Golight Series. This 65-watt spotlight operates with a wireless handheld remote control and a wireless dash mount remote control and is mounted on an 18-inch stanchion post.The… […]


    FDNY Firefighter ODs, Revived by Narcan
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 12:47 by Firehouse

    A pair of good Samaritans revived an FDNY firefighter with Narcan after he was found unconscious from a suspected heroin overdose. […]


    Calif. sheriff’s office, school districts roll out new emergency app
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif. — San Luis Obispo law enforcement and school district officials are working together to introduce an app to reduce police response time and hopefully save lives in the event of an active shooter, the SLO County Sheriff’s Office announced last week. The Rave Panic Button dials 911 […]


    Wash. police chief says he won’t enforce new gun law
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 12:35 by PoliceOne

    By Erik Lacitis The Seattle Times REPUBLIC, Wash. — Loren Culp, the police chief in Republic, pop. 1,100, recently got a big shout-out from Ted Nugent, the “Cat Scratch Fever” rocker who these days is also known for his gun-rights and… […]


    Okla. PD aims to recruit more women
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 12:09 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa Police Department hopes to make its ranks more gender-balanced with a push to recruit more women officers. That’s how the department came up with “Women in Policing Day,” a truncated version of the police academy led by female officers to recruit more women into its ranks, KTUL […]


    Southern CA Blaze Nears Full Containment
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 12:00 by Firehouse

    Crews have reached 94 percent containment on the Woolsey Fire, which has destroyed 1,500 structures in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. […]


    Mo. city lays off entire PD
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GARDEN CITY, Mo. — Only the chief remains at the Garden City Police after city officials decided to lay off thea department’s entire staff Wednesday, KAKE reported. The Garden City mayor and city council provided no reaso… […]


    Ala. sheriff accidentally buys 24,000 rolls of toilet paper
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 11:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Officials in an Alabama county have a financial mess to wipe up after the sheriff’s department mistakenly ordered 24,000 extra rolls of toilet paper. WAFF-TV reports the Marshall County Sheriff’s … […]


    FEMA Launches First Responder Registry
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 11:29 by Firehouse

    FEMA’s First Responders Registration Intake offers convenience for emergency personnel affected by disasters to register for aid. […]


    Minn. PD is first in state to test new non-lethal restraint device
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    By Liz Sawyer Star Tribune With the push of a button — and a loud bang — an 8-foot cord shot out of the remote-controlled device and entangled the legs of Chaska Police Chief Scott Knight. A smile crept across his face. “It didn’t hurt,” Knight said. “It was sort of like a slap.” Chaska […]


    Minn. PD is first in state to test new restraint device
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy Liz Sawyer Star Tribune With the push of a button — and a loud bang — an 8-foot cord shot out of the remote-controlled device and entangled the legs of Chaska Police Chief Scott Knight. A smile crept across his face. “It didn’t hurt,” Knight said. “It was sort of like […]


    OH City Seeking More Full-Time FFs
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:59 by Firehouse

    Kettering is seeking more full-time firefighters, which will cost the city more but is necessary because of a decrease in available part-timers. […]


    Officials identify retired officer as victim of Ga. chopper crash
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    By Jonece Starr Dunigan Alabama Media Group CHILTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia mayor has confirmed that a retired police officer was one of two people killed after a helicopter crashed into Lake Mitchell in Chilton County. David Hall, of the Columbu… […]


    Get Firefighter Monopoly Ltd. 3rd Alarm Edition
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:38 by Firehouse

    Make sure you don’t miss out on all of the action. Limited quantities available EXCLUSIVELY available at TheFireStore.com.  With brand new tokens, new spaces and new artwork, these are guaranteed to sell out fast. Designed by firefighters for … […]


    NJ Firefighters Battle Explosion-Caused Fire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:12 by Firehouse

    Raw footage shows Perth Amboy firefighters battling a fourth-alarm structure fire that was caused by an explosion early Sunday. […]


    SBM, MN, Fire Dept. Puts 109-Foot Aerial in Service
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:11 by Firehouse

    The SBM, MN, Fire Department recently took delivery of a Rosenbauer 109-foot Viper aerial. […]


    Watch CT Firefighters Tackling House Fire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 10:08 by Firehouse

    Raw footage captures firefighters battling a smoke-heavy fire that spread to the roof of a home in Ansonia. […]


    Watch CA Firefighters Battle Strip Mall Blaze
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 09:46 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows firefighters battling a second-alarm fire that broke out Saturday night at a strip mall in Apple Valley. […]


    GA Crew Rescues Worker Dangling from Silo
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 09:29 by Firehouse

    Firefighters with Gainesville’s technical rescue team discuss how they rescued a man Friday who was dangling from a 120-foot silo. […]


    PA Township Adds Paid Fire Company
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 08:54 by Firehouse

    Upper Merion Township in Montgomery County now has a paid fire company and is committed to adding more full-time staff to the department. […]


    Crews Make Progress on Deadly CA Blaze
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 08:27 by Firehouse

    The Camp Fire in Butte County reached 65 percent containment by Sunday night after another victim was found, raising the death toll to 77. […]


    Arrest Made After Off-Duty NYPD Officer Attacked
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 06:45 by Officer

    Police say the suspect accused of attacking an off duty NYPD officer in Brooklyn has been arrested. […]


    Off-Duty Dallas Police Officer Hit By A Car After Confronting Burglars
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 06:41 by Officer

    A female off-duty Dallas police officer was injured early Friday morning after confronting a trio of burglary suspects at her apartment complex. […]


    Illinois Police Hold Benefit for Wounded Officer
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 06:33 by Officer

    Park Forest Police Officer Tim Jones was critically injured in 2016 while taking an armed suspect into custody. […]


    Connecticut Police Officers Hand Out Turkeys Instead of Tickets
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 06:09 by Officer

    Some unsuspecting drivers were pulled over by Bridgeport police officers as they pulled into the parking lot of the grocery store and given free turkeys just a week shy of Thanksgiving. […]


    Video Shows Michigan Patrol Car Hit Homicide Suspect During Shootout
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:56 by Officer

    Grand Rapids police officials say Adam Nolin killed his girlfriend at their Wyoming home before he led police on a high-speed chase and shootout that ended on the expressway on Sept. 27. […]


    Baltimore Mayor Names Fort Worth Top Cop as Police Commissioner
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:44 by Officer

    Joel Fitzgerald, the police chief of Fort Worth, Texas, has been chosen as Baltimore’s next police commissioner. […]


    Test your knowledge: Prehospital treatment for stroke patients
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:42 by EMS1

    Stroke affects someone in the U.S. every 40 seconds. Are you prepared to respond to that call? […]


    Bodies of Pilot, Passenger Recovered After Police Helicopter Crashes Into Alabama Lake
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:35 by Officer

    David Hall, of the Columbus Police Department in Georgia, was piloting the helicopter that was part of a metro narcotics task force when it crashed into Lake Mitchell in Alabama Friday. […]


    Ohio Police Officer Dies On Duty
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:21 by Officer

    Madison Village Police Officer Michael A. Huffman died Thursday morning during his patrol shift. […]


    California Sheriff’s K-9 Slain During Pursuit
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:14 by Officer

    A shooting incident Thursday morning in Butte County left a suspect and his dog dead, as well as Sutter County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Bandit. […]


    Louisiana Police Officer Injured in Funeral Procession Crash Dies
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 05:06 by Officer

    Slidell Police Officer Jason Seals, who was injured in a September motorcycle crash while escorting a funeral procession, died Saturday morning. […]


    Officer critical, multiple shot at Chicago hospital
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by EMS1

    Chicago police say officers are searching a hospital after a reported shooting and that one “possible offender” has been shot […]


    Officer critical, multiple shot at Chicago hospital
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by Firerescue1

    Chicago police say officers are searching a hospital after a reported shooting and that one “possible offender” has been shot […]


    At least 4 wounded, including police officer, in Chicago shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by Firerescue1

    A police spokesman said the gunman was dead, but it was not immediately clear if he took his own life or was killed by police […]


    At least 4 wounded, including police officer, in Chicago shooting
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by EMS1

    A police spokesman said the gunman was dead, but it was not immediately clear if he took his own life or was killed by police […]


    Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, killing at least 3
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by Firerescue1

    A police officer was among the dead […]


    Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, killing at least 3
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 04:59 by EMS1

    A police officer was among the dead […]


    National EMS Memorial to honor first responders
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 01:18 by EMS1

    Legislation recognizes and remembers first responder line of duty deaths […]


    Enduring grief: Coping with first responder loss
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 00:50 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters, paramedics and EMTs, though accustomed to death, need to process grief when losing someone close to them […]


    Former flight paramedic recalls surviving fatal air ambulance crash
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 00:17 by EMS1

    Derek Boehm said the Native Air crew was on its last flight of the day when the helicopter crashed into a remote part of the Superstition Mountains in 2015 […]


    Federal govt. agencies award funding for high school trauma training
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 00:13 by EMS1

    The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health was awarded up to $2.3 million to deliver trauma training to high school students […]


    2 Calif. men arrested for looting fire station during wildfire
    Posted November 19th, 2018 @ 00:11 by Firerescue1

    Robert DePalma and William Erlbacher allegedly burglarized a Cal Fire station during the Camp fire, according to officials […]


    NH ambulance catches fire en route to the hospital
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:22 by Firerescue1

    Officials said the ambulance was transporting a patient when a reported mechanical issue caused the rig to go up in flames […]


    NH ambulance catches fire en route to the hospital
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:22 by EMS1

    Officials said the ambulance was transporting a patient when a reported mechanical issue caused the rig to go up in flames […]


    Doctor recalls pulling new mom from burning ambulance in Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:08 by EMS1

    Dr. David Russell was running from the Camp fire flames when he found a burning ambulance containing a woman who had just had a C-section […]


    Doctor recalls pulling new mom from burning ambulance in Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:08 by Firerescue1

    Dr. David Russell was running from the Camp fire flames when he found a burning ambulance containing a woman who had just had a C-section […]


    Responders create makeshift hospital for evacuated patients in Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:08 by Firerescue1

    Paramedics, nurses and others broke into the garage of a home that was unaffected by the fire to keep patients safe after an ambulance caught fire […]


    Responders create makeshift hospital for evacuated patients in Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 23:08 by EMS1

    Paramedics, nurses and others broke into the garage of a home that was unaffected by the fire to keep patients safe after an ambulance caught fire […]


    Firefighters discover triple homicide in burning Fla. home
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 22:54 by Firerescue1

    All three victims suffered what officials described as upper body trauma that led to “non-fire related fatalities,” according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue […]


    3 Calif. firefighters hurt while battling wildfire
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 22:34 by Firerescue1

    Cal Fire officials said the firefighters were moving away from a falling tree while battling the Buzzard fire when they were injured […]


    3 dead in ND air ambulance crash
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 22:30 by EMS1

    A paramedic, nurse and pilot were onboard the Metro Area Ambulance plane when it crashed on its way to assist in a patient transport […]


    What the mid-term elections mean for EMS
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 22:25 by EMS1

    Forecasting how the Democratic House and GOP Senate will impact drug and healthcare billing, Medicaid expansion and the ACA […]


    President Trump visits fire-ravaged Calif.
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 22:12 by Firerescue1

    A somber President Trump toured the devastation of California’s deadly wildfires and vowed to marshal the power of the federal government to help […]


    On-Demand Webcast: Using Technology to Get the Best Responses to Fires and Emergencies
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 17:03 by Firehouse

    Mike Worrell will cover why fire departments need to partner with cities to collect and share data to enhance responder safety. […]


    Identifying CA Wildfire Victims Proves Difficult
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 16:14 by Firehouse

    Forensic experts believe that some of the remains of victims of the Camp Fire in Northern California may never be conclusively identified. […]


    Watch LAFD Crews Battle Laundromat Blaze
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 10:59 by Firehouse

    Raw footage shows Los Angeles city firefighters battling heavy flames after a blaze erupted at a commercial laundromat on Saturday. […]


    Did CA County Fail on Camp Fire Alerts?
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 10:43 by Firehouse

    The actions of Butte County officials are being questioned over how and when residents were warned as the Camp Fire began its devastating march. […]


    Ohio city rejects firefighter wage increase recommendation
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Fairfield City Council rejected a fact finder’s recommendation on proposed wage increases for two years of the firefighter union’s three-year contract […]


    150 Fla. first responders honored by county
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Orange County’s first medal-day ceremony was a chance for the fire department to acknowledge the bravery of first responders in front of the community […]


    Ohio fire chief retires after 40-year career
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    After a career as a first responder and leader, Washington Twp. Fire Chief Bill Gaul has announced he will retire in March after nearly 40 years of service […]


    Ore. fire district changes mutual aid policies amid wildfire aid
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    As firefighters help battle the Camp Fire, the Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District passed a policy limiting how often crews can be sent to other places […]


    Fla. city joins PulsePoint service so that bystanders can help save lives
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Anyone who downloads the app agrees to share their location via GPS and receive alerts when someone in a public place is in need of resuscitation […]


    Wis. ambulance service used as bargaining chip in city dispute
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Mayville officials said they would terminate EMS services if the village of Kekoskee and the town of Williamstown become an incorporated village […]


    150 Fla. first responders honored by county
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Orange County’s first medal-day ceremony was a chance for the fire department to acknowledge the bravery of first responders in front of the community […]


    Texas PD chief tapped to lead Baltimore force
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 05:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s mayor announced Friday she has chosen a Texas police chief as her nominee to lead the city’s troubled force, seeking to rein in a soaring pace of violent crime and boost public trust in a tattered department where instability has become the norm. In an op-ed published late Friday afternoon […]


    Current delays recovery efforts in Ga. police chopper crash
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 05:09 by PoliceOne

    By Lee Roop Alabama Media Group CHILTON COUNTY, Ala. — Searchers suspended their hunt Saturday for a Georgia drug task force helicopter that went down in the area of the Coosa River and Lake Mitchell on Friday. A strong current kept divers from recovering at least one person feared to have gone down with the […]


    La. officer dies of injuries sustained in funeral procession crash
    Posted November 18th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    The Advocate SLIDELL, La. — Slidell police officer Jason Seals, who was injured in a September motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession, has died. The announcement was made by Slidell police Saturday morning. Seals was traveling westbound on U.S. 190 just after noon on Sept. 25 when a vehicle pulled in front of him […]


    Grants for opioid-response initiatives
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 21:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionBy Therese Matthews, P1 Columnist The opioid epidemic continues to cripple communities across the United States. Rural, suburban, urban and tribal communities have all been affected by this drug overdose crisis. Whether… […]


    6 strategies to protect police from fentanyl
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 20:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionBy Greg Friese, MS, NRP Accounts of police officers or paramedics who are alleged to have been overcome by fentanyl after caring for a patient might be causing responders to worry about their own safety. A group of expert panelists at the 2017 EMS World Expo – including a Drug Enforcement Administration […]


    How biosurveillance turns opioids-related data into actionable intelligence
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 20:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionBy Rob Lawrence, P1 Contributor The growth of the opioid epidemic has spurred an increase in public safety partnerships and task forces charged with addressing this national public health emergency. These multidisciplin… […]


    Scathing Federal Report into DE LODDs
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 17:56 by Firehouse

    A federal report says insufficient training and poor strategy contributed to the deaths of three Wilmington firefighters in a September 2016 fire. […]


    President Trump Tours CA Wildfire Devastation
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 17:27 by Firehouse

    President Trump was greeted mostly by supporters as he arrived in Butte County to visit the scene of the state’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire. […]


    NC Mosque Blaze Ruled Accidental
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 17:01 by Firehouse

    A fire early Friday at a mosque under construction in Cary was traced to an electrical issue amid fears it was intentionally set as a hate crime. […]


    GA Mayor Says He Supports Embattled FD
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 13:45 by Firehouse

    Augusta’s mayor has offered support to the Fire/EMA department and announced a series of meetings to address recent concerns raised about it. […]


    DuraForce PRO 2 Smartphone
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 13:12 by Officer

    Kyocera’s rugged DuraForce PRO 2 is a 4G LTE Android smartphone now available through Verizon Wireless. Designed for business and enterprise use, especially construction, public safety and transportation as well as adventure-seeking consumers,… […]


    DuraForce PRO 2 Smartphone
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 13:12 by Officer

    Kyocera’s rugged DuraForce PRO 2 is a 4G LTE Android smartphone now available through Verizon Wireless. Designed for business and enterprise use, especially construction, public safety and transportation as well as adventure-seeking consumers,… […]


    Howitzer Glasses, Venture Gear Tactical Line
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 13:10 by Officer

    Pyramex added to its Venture Gear™ Tactical line of ballistic-rated eyewear with the Howitzer. Howitzer glasses are comfortable, lightweight and stylish, while at the same time providing substantial protection for your eyes. Pyramex is well known as a…. […]


    Death Toll 71, over 1K Missing in Northern CA
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 12:47 by Firehouse

    Searches continue in Butte County as the death toll from the Camp fire rose to 71 on Friday and the number of missing jumped to over 1,000. […]


    Chicago moves forward with new police academy project
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 09:32 by PoliceOne

    By John Byrne Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel inched forward Friday with his new police academy, a project he pitched as a tangible symbol of his commitment to reforming the troubled department and an anchor for the West Side, but wh… […]


    GoFundMe page for ex-Parkland deputy draws more criticism than cash
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 09:26 by PoliceOne

    By Linda Trischitta Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Former Parkland sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson is looking for money on GoFundMe, but he’s getting mostly heat. Peterson, the school cop who failed to confront the Marjory Stonem… […]


    Tenn. PD receives new custom winter coats, gift cards from community
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 09:18 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Masters The Lebanon Democrat MT. JULIET, Tenn. — Joy Church International on Wednesday gave each Mt. Juliet police officer a new winter coat. The gift of 75 coats embossed with the Mt. Juliet police patch each included a $50 gift card to … […]


    ‘No signs of survivors’ in Ga. LE chopper crash
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 09:05 by PoliceOne

    By Carol Robinson Alabama Media Group CHILTON COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Chilton County. The sheriff’s office said the crash happened in the area of Cargile Creek on Lake Mitchell. The initial investigation indicates the police chopper hit a power line and then crashed into the river. […]


    La. playground showcases first responder vehicles
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    The Outdoor First Responder’s Playground and Exhibit features a fire truck donated by the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department and a patrol car […]


    Pa. announces $55.1 million for volunteer firefighters
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    More than 2,500 municipal governments will receive 2018 state tax-generated funds to distribute to volunteer firefighters relief associations […]


    Pa. announces $55.1 million for volunteer firefighters
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    More than 2,500 municipal governments will receive 2018 state tax-generated funds to distribute to volunteer firefighters relief associations […]


    Ark. telehealth partnership reduces stroke-related deaths
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    The AR SAVES partnership established a broad hospital-based telehealth network and is testing first responder technologies to improve stroke response […]


    Student named ‘heartsaver hero’ after helping save man’s life
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    The American Heart Association honored Logan Hill for saving a post office custodian who went into cardiac arrest […]


    Lessons learned from 2013 tornado help first responders with possible disasters
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    The massive devastation and the size of the tornadoes that hit Pekin and Washington in 2013 changed the way first responders prepare and train […]


    Pa. city votes to cut fire, police positions to fill budget hole
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    The Peoria City Council voted 8-3 Tuesday to approve eliminating 22 firefighter and 16 police positions as part of a move to close a $6 million budget hole […]


    Pa. city votes to cut fire, police positions to fill budget hole
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    The Peoria City Council voted 8-3 Tuesday to approve eliminating 22 firefighter and 16 police positions as part of a move to close a $6 million budget hole […]


    Ark. telehealth partnership reduces stroke-related deaths
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    The AR SAVES partnership established a broad hospital-based telehealth network and is testing first responder technologies to improve stroke response […]


    Pa. city votes to cut fire, police positions to fill budget hole
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    The Peoria City Council voted 8-3 Tuesday to approve eliminating 22 firefighter and 16 police positions as part of a move to close a $6 million budget hole […]


    Ill. city votes to cut fire, police positions to fill budget hole
    Posted November 17th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    The Peoria City Council voted 8-3 Tuesday to approve eliminating 22 firefighter and 16 police positions as part of a move to close a $6 million budget hole […]


    Can You Legally Counter a Drone?
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:45 by Michael Hamann

    What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones? […]


    Can You Legally Counter a Drone?
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:45 by Michael Hamann

    What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones? […]


    Can You Legally Counter a Drone?
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:45 by Michael Hamann

    What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones? […]


    First Tactical: The Refined Tac Pant
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:39 by Doug Wyllie

    “The V2 pant is performance-ready and purpose-built to handle any mission that arises while maintaining the neat, clean, and professional look required for public safety.” […]


    Letting Go
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:29 by Dave Smith

    Decide to live in the now, dealing with the things you can control. […]


    Training the Bomb Hunters
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 20:13 by David Griffith

    Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person. […]


    FL Firefighters Discover Triple Homicide
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 19:23 by Firehouse

    Three murder victims were found by Hillsborough County firefighters inside a burning home near the Palm River-Clair Mel area. […]


    New Chief Takes over MA Fire Department
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 19:12 by Firehouse

    New Salem Fire Chief John “Gerry” Giunta, a lifelong resident who’s been a firefighter in the city since 1983, has officially been sworn in. […]


    New Chief Takes over MA Fire Department
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 19:12 by Firehouse

    New Salem Fire Chief John “Gerry” Giunta, a lifelong resident who’s been a firefighter in the city since 1983, has officially been sworn in. […]


    WI Chief Responds to Misconduct Claims
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 18:43 by Firehouse

    Wind Lake’s new chief expects to stay in his current position despite allegations of misconduct made against him by colleagues in Verona. […]


    K-9 Killed in OIS Near California Wildfire Evacuation Zone
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 18:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A K-9 and a suspect were killed during an officer-involved shooting near the Camp Fire evacuation zone in Butte County, CA Thursday afternoon. […]


    Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to Echelon. It’s a patented fabric that weaves tiny, sharp-edged titanium discs into the plane of the fabric using the very Kevlar threads that comprise the fabric. These discs present their sharp edges to the incoming round and cut it to shreds as […]


    Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to Echelon. It’s a patented fabric that weaves tiny, sharp-edged titanium discs into the plane of the fabric using the very Kevlar threads that comprise the fabric. These discs present their sharp edges to the incoming round and cut it to shreds as […]


    Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to Echelon. It’s a patented fabric that weaves tiny, sharp-edged titanium discs into the plane of the fabric using the very Kevlar threads that comprise the fabric. These discs present their sharp edges to the incoming round and cut it to shreds as […]


    California Motor Officer Dies Following Collision with Vehicle
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Gardena (CA) Police Department posted on its Facebook page an announcement that Motor Officer Toshio Hirai has died from injuries he sustained in a traffic collision while riding his police motorcycle to work. […]


    California Motor Officer Dies Following Collision with Vehicle
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Gardena (CA) Police Department posted on its Facebook page an announcement that Motor Officer Toshio Hirai has died from injuries he sustained in a traffic collision while riding his police motorcycle to work. […]


    Veteran Ohio Officer Dies of Natural Causes On Duty
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The Madison Village (OH) Police Department issued a somber statement on Facebook, saying that it is with “great sadness that we announce the death of Madison Village Patrol Officer Michael A. Huffman.” […]


    New York Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect in Custody
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Elmira police say an officer attempted to pull over 35-year-old Billy McGinnis on Wednesday afternoon when McGinnis accelerated, striking the officer and fleeing the scene. […]


    Dozens of Iowa Cadets Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 75 students at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy were hospitalized because of carbon monoxide poisoning, according to NBC News. The cadets—all newly hired law enforcement officers still in training—were evacuated and initially taken to a nearby National Guard building. […]


    ACLU Sues Boston Police Department for Access to Gang Database
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The ACLU and other groups seeking access to the database say that they want to know the demographic background of people in the system—such as race, age, local ZIP code, and nationality. […]


    Video: Illegal Immigrant Opens Fire on Arkansas Officer at Traffic Stop
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Newly released dashcam video shows an incident over the weekend in which 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio—reportedly an illegal immigrant—opened fire on Corporal Brett Thompson of the Washington County (AR) Sheriff’s Office. […]


    Ax-Wielding Man Accused of Causing OIS in Texas
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Laredo (TX) Police Department responded to calls of a man wielding an ax in a threatening manner, arriving at the scene to find a man fitting that description. […]


    Michigan Police Discover Nails and Screws Strewn in Department Parking Lot
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The Ferndale (MI) Police Department says that this is the second time in two weeks that nails and screws have been found “strategically” distributed in the lot. […]


    Photo of the Week: Alaska sunrise
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo was submitted by Officer Kevin Blow of the Department of Emergency Services in Fort Greely, Alaska. A vivid sunrise made the perfect backdrop for a photo snapped by Officer Louis Phlips. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could […]


    Photo of the Week: Alaska sunrise
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo was submitted by Officer Kevin Blow of the Department of Emergency Services in Fort Greely, Alaska. A vivid sunrise made the perfect backdrop for a photo snapped by Officer Louis Phlips. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could […]


    Fire Chief
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:11 by Firehouse

    The city of Cedar Rapids, IA, is seeking a visionary and strategic leader to serve as its next fire chief. […]


    Fire Chief
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:11 by Firehouse

    The city of Cedar Rapids, IA, is seeking a visionary and strategic leader to serve as its next fire chief. […]


    The Next Generation of Ballistic Protection
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:04 by Officer

    TiTek is a lightweight, flexible fabric that employs a new mechanism to defeat bullets by shredding them into shrapnel and easy capture within an armor package that is up to 75% lighter than current rifle protection. Echelon is seeking your support to… […]


    The Next Generation of Ballistic Protection
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:04 by Officer

    TiTek is a lightweight, flexible fabric that employs a new mechanism to defeat bullets by shredding them into shrapnel and easy capture within an armor package that is up to 75% lighter than current rifle protection. Echelon is seeking your support to… […]


    The Next Generation of Ballistic Protection
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 14:04 by Officer

    TiTek is a lightweight, flexible fabric that employs a new mechanism to defeat bullets by shredding them into shrapnel and easy capture within an armor package that is up to 75% lighter than current rifle protection. Echelon is seeking your support to… […]


    Body Found 19 Days after Detroit Blaze
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 13:34 by Firehouse

    The body of a police commissioner’s son was found inside the remains of a burned-out house 19 days after Detroit crews tackled the blaze. […]


    DHS agent dies of 9/11-related illness
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A Department of Homeland Security special agent died Oct. 27 from cancer he developed due to exposure to toxic substances he encountered while responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. ODMP report… […]


    DHS agent dies of 9/11-related illness
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A Department of Homeland Security special agent died Oct. 27 from cancer he developed due to exposure to toxic substances he encountered while responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. ODMP report… […]


    Calif. officer dies from injuries after motorcycle crash
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff GARDENA, Calif. — A Gardena police officer died Thursday of injuries received in a motorcycle crash the day before, ODMP reported. Offer Toshio Hirai, 34, was headed to work when his motorcycle was stru… […]


    GEAR UP at the 2019 SHOT Show
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:43 by Officer

    Where law enforcement gets the right gear. […]


    Former Alabama Trooper Shoots DA in the Face
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:37 by Officer

    A former state trooper shot Greg Griggers, the district attorney for Alabama’s 17th Judicial Circuit, in the face Thursday afternoon in Demopolis, according to Michael Jackson, district attorney for Alabama’s 4th Judicial Circuit. […]


    Recharging Your Batteries: The Benefits of “Unplugging”
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:30 by Doug Wyllie

    There is certainly benefit to being current on events involving the people you consider family—your brothers and sisters across the country with whom you share a special bond—as well as the world at large. However, it’s also important—and extremely beneficial—to spend some time completely disconnected from the job. This is a lesson I recently re-learned. […]


    Minnesota Police Department to Become First in State to Test BolaWrap 100
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:23 by Officer

    Chaska soon will be the first law enforcement agency in Minnesota to test BolaWrap 100, a nonlethal restraint designed to let police incapacitate individuals with minimal to no pain. […]


    OH Firefighter Crashes into Pond and Dies
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:09 by Firehouse

    A member of the Carroll Township Fire Department died Thursday while responding to an emergency after crashing their car into a pond. […]


    NY cops brave freezing water to rescue driver trapped in canal
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    By Joan Gralla Newsday ISLIP, NY — A driver whose car landed in an Islip canal early Thursday morning was pulled out of the water by two town peace officers who happened to be nearby, a town spokeswoman said. “They dove in and pulled the mo… […]


    On-Demand Webcast: Why AHJs Should Offer Home Fire Sprinkler Incentives to Developers
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:56 by Firehouse

    Peg Paul explains a new nationwide sprinkler incentive program and Randy Miller shares how his department had success with the program and developers in his community. […]


    FDNY Crews Battle Vacant Storefront Blaze
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:53 by Firehouse

    Raw footage shows FDNY firefighters battling a blaze that destroyed a vacant storefront near Union Square in downtown Manhattan. […]


    FDNY Crews Battle Vacant Storefront Blaze
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:53 by Firehouse

    Raw footage shows FDNY firefighters battling a blaze that destroyed a vacant storefront near Union Square in downtown Manhattan. […]


    How to identify narcotics and other suspected threats quickly and accurately
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:50 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Smiths Detection By Rachel Zoch for PoliceOne BrandFocus The influx of opioids has transformed the “War on Drugs” to a battle against fentanyl and other similarly dangerous synthetic narcotics. These drugs come in many forms, m… […]


    ACLU sues Boston police for access to gang database
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:43 by PoliceOne

    By Jacqueline Tempera MassLive.com SUFFOLK COUNTY, Mass. — The ACLU of Massachusetts is suing the Boston Police Department for access to its gang database. Lawyers for the ACLU say police are too secretive about how they track believed gang members, a practice that can have “catastrophic consequences for a young person’s life,” according to the […]


    TX Woman Left Kids to Die in House Fire
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:35 by Firehouse

    A Waco woman has been arrested after authorities determined she left two of her grandchildren to die in a house fire earlier this month. […]


    FLETC director: Is LE ‘insulated’ from ethics?
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:33 by PoliceOne

    By Lauren McDonald The Brunswick News GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — Ethics can rarely be defined in black and white terms. Thomas Walters, the director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers in Glynn County, where he oversees the training of thous… […]


    ICE head: Agents’ morale suffering in political climate
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:23 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press WASHINGTON — The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees’ morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and he apologized for sending a tweet in 2015 that suggested renaming the Democratic Party as the “NeoKlanist” party. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental […]


    NY Firefighters Deliver Baby During Storm
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:16 by Firehouse

    Firefighters in Yonkers delivered a baby boy Thursday night when am ambulance was unable to arrive on scene due to extreme weather. […]


    Criticized deputy refuses to testify about Parkland massacre
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer and David Fischer Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — For months, members of the panel investigating Florida’s high school massacre have called the sheriff’s deputy assigned to guard the campus “a coward” for hiding and not rushing inside in an attempt to stop the shooter. Given an opportunity to confront his critics Thursday, […]


    Criticized deputy refuses to testify about Parkland massacre
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer and David Fischer Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — For months, members of the panel investigating Florida’s high school massacre have called the sheriff’s deputy assigned to guard the campus “a coward” for hiding and not rushing inside in an attempt to stop the shooter. Given an opportunity to confront his critics Thursday, […]


    Criticized deputy refuses to testify about Parkland massacre
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Terry Spencer and David Fischer Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — For months, members of the panel investigating Florida’s high school massacre have called the sheriff’s deputy assigned to guard the campus “a coward” for hiding and not rushing inside in an attempt to stop the shooter. Given an opportunity to confront his […]


    Thousands honor slain Calif. sergeant at funeral
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By Christopher Weber and John Rogers The Associated Press WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — The sheriff’s sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remembered warmly Thursday as a deeply religious man devoted to family who could be counted on to never hesitate a moment to put his own life […]


    Thousands honor slain Calif. sergeant at funeral
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By Christopher Weber and John Rogers The Associated Press WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — The sheriff’s sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remembered warmly Thursday as a deeply religious man devoted to family who could be counted on to never hesitate a moment to put his own life […]


    Lyncourt, NY, Fire Department Puts 110-foot Aerial in Service
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:40 by Firehouse

    The Lyncourt Fire Department, Syracuse, NY, welcomed a new Toyne aerial this year. […]


    Watch AK Firefighter Save Young Boy’s Life
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:39 by Firehouse

    Surveillance footage shows a Searcy firefighter saving a young boy’s life after his mother ran toward the fire station when he stopped breathing. […]


    IN Firefighters On Leave over FB Posts
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:25 by Firehouse

    Two veteran Westfield firefighters are on leave after citizens complained about posts the two men shared on their personal Facebook pages. […]


    AZ Firefighters Push PTSD Culture Change
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 10:14 by Firehouse

    The Glendale Fire Department has built a peer support system to create a culture in which firefighters feel safe discussing stress and mental trauma. […]


    Child Fire Safety Book, ‘The Birthday Gift That Beeped,’ Marks 35th Anniversary
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:55 by Firehouse

    Nashville Firefighter Jim Laster has been educating children about fire safety for nearly 45 years. To aid learning, he wrote a book about a friendly smoke alarm. […]


    Child Fire Safety Book, ‘The Birthday Gift That Beeped,’ Marks 35th Anniversary
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:55 by Firehouse

    Nashville Firefighter Jim Laster has been educating children about fire safety for nearly 45 years. To aid learning, he wrote a book about a friendly smoke alarm. […]


    Tanker-Tenders Are Workhorses of Fire Service
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:29 by Firehouse

    Tankers are evolving from strictly water hauling to multipurpose apparatus, working as attack units, wildland rigs and even water purification vehicles. […]


    Trump Will Visit CA Wildfire Victims
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:26 by Firehouse

    President Donald Trump will visit Northern California on Saturday to meet with Camp Fire victims following a feud with state fire officials. […]


    Labor Board Rules on FDNY Retaliation
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:15 by Firehouse

    A labor board has ruled that top FDNY brass retaliated against two emergency medical services lieutenants due to their “union activity.” […]


    Chicago FFs Rescue Six from Elevator
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 09:05 by Firehouse

    Firefighters knocked a hole in a brick wall on the 11th floor of Chicago’s fourth-tallest building to rescue six people trapped in an elevator. […]


    Northern CA Wildfire Death Toll Now 63
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 08:41 by Firehouse

    The number of people missing in the Northern California Camp Fire disaster jumped to 631 Thursday while the death toll has risen to 63. […]


    Body Cameras Show Milwaukee Police Officers Rescue Mother and Toddler From Crash
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 07:38 by Officer

    Two Milwaukee Police Officers who saved a mother and toddler from a flipped over car struck by a hit-and-run driver are honored by the department. The entire rescue was caught on police body camera. […]


    DOD: U.S. Troops at Southern Border Have Peaked at 5,900
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 07:35 by Officer

    Defense Secretary Mattis says the number could go as high as 7,000 during his visit to Texas; Jennifer Griffin has more details on the operation to address the migrant caravan. […]


    Body Camera, Cellphone Show Both Sides of Arrest
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Officer

    An officer approached Keilon Hill after calls of a “suspicious” man in the neighborhood. Watch what happened from both Hill’s cell phone video and the officer’s body cam. […]


    Man Who Made Fatal Swatting Call Guilty of 51 Federal Charges
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 07:03 by Officer

    With his public defender at his side and two law enforcement officers on guard at his back, Tyler Barriss pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to 51 federal charges. […]


    Man Who Made Fatal Swatting Call Guilty of 51 Federal Charges
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 07:03 by Officer

    With his public defender at his side and two law enforcement officers on guard at his back, Tyler Barriss pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to 51 federal charges. […]


    Watchdog Blasts Los Angeles Sheriff’s Unit
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:49 by Officer

    Los Angeles County’s inspector general said Thursday that a Sheriff’s Department team that pulled over thousands of innocent Latino motorists on the 5 Freeway in search of drugs violated the constitutional rights of drivers. […]


    Watchdog Blasts Los Angeles Sheriff’s Unit
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:49 by Officer

    Los Angeles County’s inspector general said Thursday that a Sheriff’s Department team that pulled over thousands of innocent Latino motorists on the 5 Freeway in search of drugs violated the constitutional rights of drivers. […]


    Suspects Opens Fire on Connecticut Officers Trying to Serve Warrant
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:39 by Officer

    An Enfield man who police said fired shots at officers trying to serve a warrant was taken into custody early Wednesday after an overnight standoff. […]


    Suspects Opens Fire on Connecticut Officers Trying to Serve Warrant
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:39 by Officer

    An Enfield man who police said fired shots at officers trying to serve a warrant was taken into custody early Wednesday after an overnight standoff. […]


    Suspects Opens Fire on Connecticut Officers Trying to Serve Warrant
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:39 by Officer

    An Enfield man who police said fired shots at officers trying to serve a warrant was taken into custody early Wednesday after an overnight standoff. […]


    How body cams protect police legally and physically
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: Heather R. CotterResearch shows that after implementing the use of body-worn cameras, law enforcement agencies witness a decrease in the number of frivolous complaints filed against cops by members of the public. In conjunction with this decline, some agencies have also witnessed a reduction in the number of assaults on officers when citizens realize […]


    Video: California Police Officer Saves Newborn Baby’s Life
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 06:02 by Officer

    Oakland Police Officer Gregory Palomo saved a boy’s life at the beginning of his patrol shift by resuscitating a newborn no more than a few minutes old. […]


    Body Camera Footage Shows Fatal Oklahoma Police Shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 05:51 by Officer

    The Muskogee Police Department released body cam footage Thursday for three officers involved in a fatal shooting Monday at I Don’t Care Bar and Grill. […]


    California Motorcycle Officer Killed in Crash While Driving to Work
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 05:34 by Officer

    Gardena Police Officer Toshio Hirai was riding his department-issued motorcycle to work early Thursday morning when the collision occurred in Los Angeles. […]


    Thousands Gather to Pay Tribute to California Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Mass Shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 05:19 by Officer

    Officers from across California made their way to Ventura County on Thursday morning to honor fallen sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who died in a mass shooting at a Thousand Oaks bar last week. […]


    Maintaining technical EMS skills: Where should fire departments draw the line?
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:50 by Firerescue1

    Though it may be convenient to have a slew of firefighter-paramedics at every call, it may not be practical or financially sustainable for every department […]


    2 dead after three-way car crash involving ambulance
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:36 by EMS1

    A three-vehicle crash involving an ambulance left two people dead after a driver lost control and crossed the center line […]


    2 dead after three-way car crash involving ambulance
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:36 by EMS1

    A three-vehicle crash involving an ambulance left two people dead after a driver lost control and crossed the center line […]


    2 dead after three-way car crash involving ambulance
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:36 by EMS1

    A three-vehicle crash involving an ambulance left two people dead after a driver lost control and crossed the center line […]


    Firefighters, paramedics fight back fire to save woman who just gave birth
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:14 by Firerescue1

    Heather Roebuck said goodbye to her newborn daughter as she was evacuated by ambulance after a C-section, only to have the ambulance catch fire […]


    Firefighters, paramedics fight back fire to save woman who just gave birth
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:14 by EMS1

    Heather Roebuck said goodbye to her newborn daughter as she was evacuated by ambulance after a C-section, only to have the ambulance catch fire […]


    Firefighters, paramedics fight back fire to save woman who just gave birth
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 02:14 by Firerescue1

    Heather Roebuck said goodbye to her newborn daughter as she was evacuated by ambulance after a C-section, only to have the ambulance catch fire […]


    How one Calif. SRO is helping kids be safer on social media
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 01:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Young people are on social media for many hours a day — posting on sites and apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. Social media posts — even those that have been deleted — live forever, and […]


    ‘A Star is Born’ cinematographer released after alleged drunken assault on paramedics
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 01:30 by EMS1

    Matthew Libatique, cinematographer for the recent adaptation of “A Star is Born,” was arrested for allegedly attacking paramedics and police officers […]


    White nationalist groups sue Va. city, police
    Posted November 16th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Organizers of last year’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, are suing the city and police officials over what they say were violations of their constitutional rights. The Da… […]


    Ala. fire chief retiring after 30 years of service
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 23:16 by Firerescue1

    Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Chief Charles Gordon is ending his 30-year tenure on Dec. 28 […]


    Mich. firefighters extract woman from crash outside fire station
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 23:10 by Firerescue1

    Three Superior Township firefighters were in their station when they heard a crash outside […]


    Where cop cars double as ambulances
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 22:36 by PoliceOne

    This story was reported in partnership with NBC Philadelphia, and was published by Slate. By Elizabeth Van Brocklin Ian Hirst-Hermans lay on the ground bleeding from a gunshot wound to his chest. He had been shot after leaving a house party just after … […]


    Labor board: FDNY retaliated against two EMS lieutenants upset over a pilot program,
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 22:24 by EMS1

    FDNY Lt. Douglas Rondon was “totally restricted” from duty for an entire year after he reached out to his union president for assistance on potential disciplinary charges. […]


    Labor board: FDNY retaliated against two EMS lieutenants upset over a pilot program
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 22:24 by Firerescue1

    FDNY Lt. Douglas Rondon was “totally restricted” from duty for an entire year after he reached out to his union president for assistance on potential disciplinary charges. […]


    Minn. county introduces safety app to improve interactions with disabled
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 22:07 by EMS1

    The Vitals first responder app is a non-intrusive, real-time resource developed as a way to give individuals with various conditions more peace of mind […]


    Comcast NBCUniversal to donate $1.1M towards wildfire relief efforts
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:44 by Firerescue1

    A cash contribution of $850,000 will go to the CDF Firefighters Benevolent Foundation and several other organizations […]


    Comcast NBCUniversal to donate $1.1M towards wildfire relief efforts
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:44 by Firerescue1

    A cash contribution of $850,000 will go to the CDF Firefighters Benevolent Foundation and several other organizations […]


    Firehouse-adopted, Instagram-famous cat gets stuck in drain pipe
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:34 by Firerescue1

    The fire department-adopted cat, known as the “Arson Cat,” was rescued by firefighters after they discovered he was stuck in a drain pipe […]


    Officials: 63 dead, 631 missing from Camp fire
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:15 by EMS1

    The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing […]


    Northern Calif. death toll climbs to 63; 631 missing
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:15 by EMS1

    The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing […]


    Northern Calif. death toll climbs to 63; 631 missing
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:15 by Firerescue1

    The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing […]


    Northern Calif. death toll climbs to 63; 631 missing
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 21:15 by EMS1

    The high number of missing people probably includes some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing […]


    Using military organizational management to transform LE ops
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 17:06 by PoliceOne

    Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should take from the military experience. By […]


    How military research has influenced police products and tactics
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should […]


    Fiery PA Crash Kills Two, Injures Three
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:54 by Firehouse

    The chain reaction collision Interstate 78 in Windsor Township involved five tractor-trailers and one passenger vehicle. […]


    OR Officials Limit Firefighting Out of Town
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:54 by Firehouse

    Official connected with the Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District were concerned about the amount of time the chief was spending fighting fires in California and around the state. […]


    Human Caused AZ Grass Fire Grows to 5,000 Acres
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:46 by Firehouse

    The fire near Elgin forced the evacuation of 30 people from the Babacomari Ranch area. […]


    How a military approach to training could improve police skills
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should […]


    National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Announces Social Media Fundraising Contest
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 16:21 by Firehouse

    When a tragedy occurs in a community and people call for help, firefighters answer the call of those having the worst day of their lives. But who is there for a fire service family on the wors… […]


    10 leadership lessons for LE from the military
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike Wood Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should take from the […]


    Florida Officer Charged in Fatal Patrol Vehicle Collision
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office said on Wednesday that Officer John Young Song—who has been with the police department for six years— was travelling at nearly 80 miles per hour when he crashed his marked patrol vehicle into a car driven by Emilio Vizcaino in March. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Shoot, Wound, Apparently Suicidal Gun-Wielding Subject
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Police in Philadelphia responded to a call of a man wielding a gun on Tuesday evening, arriving at the scene to find 66-year-old Patrick McGuinn on his front porch with a gun in his hand. […]


    California Officer Saves Newborn Baby’s Life
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:47 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Gregory Palomo had just started his Tuesday tour when he received a report that a woman was screaming and crying for medical attention. […]


    Missouri Town Disbands its Entire Police Force
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The small town of Garden City (MO)—located about 50 miles southeast of Kansas City—disbanded its entire police force Wednesday, saying that the chief received word that he was instructed by the city council to lay off 100 percent of their police department effective immediately. […]


    What LE can learn from the operational environment of today’s battlefield
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should take from […]


    Parolee Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Cases of California Sheriff’s Sergeant
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Trenton Trevon Lovell is charged with the execution-style killing of Sergeant Steve Owen. […]


    Video: Ohio Police Disarm Suicidal 11-Year-Old Knife Wielding Boy
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide. […]


    Report: Some Deputies Don’t Remember Active Shooter Training Prior to Parkland Massacre
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    According to a new report, some deputies with the Broward County (FL) Sheriff’s Office couldn’t remember the last time they attended mass-shooter training—others couldn’t recall what they’d learned when they did attend. […]


    Ex-Chicago Police Commander Accused of Stealing from Social Security
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Kenneth Johnson is accused in U.S. District Court of bilking the Social Security Administration out of $363,064 from about June 1994 to November 2017. […]


    Performance under fatigue: Lessons from the military
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Editor’s note: Uniforms and armored vehicles aside, U.S. law enforcement has much it can learn from military-level training and tactics that could transform operations from a leadership, organizational, and officer safety standpoint. This series, “Military methodologies: Organizational and leadership lessons for LE”, looks at what lessons law enforcement should […]


    Trauma Imaging Rescue Randy & Baby
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 13:39 by Firehouse

    TI Rescue Randy & Baby — Expands Options for Rescue Training With thermal imaging scanners, manikins can now be seen at a distance of over 20 ft. Special heaters in the face and hands operate off of standard 110V or 220V power outlets and reaches … […]


    Dashcam Video Shows Suspect Open Fire on Arkansas Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 13:19 by Officer

    Washington County Sheriff’s Cpl. Brett Thompson exited his vehicle when the driver immediately opened his car door and began shooting at the deputy during a traffic stop. […]


    Quiz: What makes a good police leader?
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 12:32 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Strong leadership makes all the difference in law enforcement. But what are the characteristics of a good supervisor or manager? What are the key ingredients to a healthy work environment? Here’s a nine-question quiz, provided by our online training partner PoliceOne Academy, to test your knowledge of supervisory skills. How did you […]


    Navesink, NJ, Hook & Ladder Company No.1 Gets 4×4 Pumper
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 12:28 by Firehouse

    Navesink Hook & Ladder Company No.1, Middletown Township, NJ, has taken delivery of a 2018 KME 4×4 pumper. […]


    WA Firefighter Hit by Vehicle Fighting CA Fire
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 12:15 by Firehouse

    A South Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighter suffered severe chest trauma after he was hit by a civilian vehicle while fighting the Woolsley Fire. […]


    Trump endorses criminal justice reform bill
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 12:09 by PoliceOne

    By Noah Bierman and Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — President Trump, in his first attempt at bipartisanship since last week’s election, endorsed a bill Wednesday aimed at reducing some prison sentences and better preparing… […]


    Dashcam video shows dramatic Ark. traffic-stop shootout
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TONTITOWN, Ark. — Police in Arkansas say no one was seriously hurt when a man opened fire on an officer during a traffic stop. The shootout was captured in a dramatic dashcam video released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says Cpl. Brett Thompson stopped a car Sunday for a […]


    All-Terrain Field Pant
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:50 by Officer

    Avedon & Colby’s ultimate All-Terrain Field Pant are sewn from a combination of 7 oz. and 10 oz. 100% cotton All-Terrain canvas, the new pants offer all of the functional performance details and comfort features you would expect from Avedon & Colby.Tw… […]


    All-Terrain Field Pant
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:50 by Officer

    Avedon & Colby’s ultimate All-Terrain Field Pant are sewn from a combination of 7 oz. and 10 oz. 100% cotton All-Terrain canvas, the new pants offer all of the functional performance details and comfort features you would expect from Avedon & Colby.Tw… […]


    All-Terrain Field Pant
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:50 by Officer

    Avedon & Colby’s ultimate All-Terrain Field Pant are sewn from a combination of 7 oz. and 10 oz. 100% cotton All-Terrain canvas, the new pants offer all of the functional performance details and comfort features you would expect from Avedon & Colby.Tw… […]


    Report: Training trouble in sheriff’s dept. led to higher Parkland death toll
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:37 by PoliceOne

    By Megan O’Matz, David Fleshler and Tonya Alanez Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Some Broward sheriff’s deputies couldn’t remember the last time they attended mass-shooter training. Others couldn’t recall what they&rs… […]


    Union official: Baltimore police contract ‘less than ideal’
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    By Colin Campbell The Baltimore Sun A pair of civilian volunteers would help decide the outcomes of Baltimore Police misconduct cases under the new contract agreement between the department the city and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, the union … […]


    NY police dedicate new Marine Bureau boat to fallen ‘9/11 heroes’
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    By Stefanie Dazio Newsday NASSAU COUNTY, NY — The Nassau County Police Department christened its newest Marine Bureau boat Wednesday in honor of seven officers who died of 9/11-related illnesses. The 39-foot Safe boat, named “9/11 Heroes,” was dedicated to Lt. Michael P. Shea and officers Brian R. Abbondandelo, Charles D. Cole Jr., Peter F. […]


    Calif. cop saves minutes-old newborn with CPR
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    By Megan Cassidy San Francisco Chronicle OAKLAND, Calif. — A two-year officer for the Oakland Police Department saved a boy’s life at the beginning of his patrol shift by resuscitating a newborn no more than a few minutes old. Officer Grego… […]


    Kyocera Launches Rugged, Military-Grade, Waterproof Smartphone with Verizon Wireless
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 11:05 by Officer

    Waterproof, Drop and Scratch Proof, with Built-In Super Wide View 4K Action Camera, Enhanced Speakers and Noise-Cancelling Mics, DuraForce PRO 2 is Ideal for Construction, Public Safety and Transportation Industries […]


    Humanitarian Crisis Looms after CA Wildland Fires
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:29 by Firehouse

    More than 52,000 people were forced to evacuate.because of the Camp Fire and many are staying in refugee like camps. […]


    CA Residents Blast Officials about Emergency Response as Third Body Found
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:20 by Firehouse

    A cadaver dog found a body in a home in Agoura Hills and questions remain over how authorities responded to the blaze. […]


    Unusual Circumstances Discovered in Fatal OR Apt. Fire
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:10 by Firehouse

    The occupant of the Medford apartment where the fire started, that killed a young girl, was hit by a vehicle the night before. […]


    CT Fire Department Spends $1.8M to Replace Fleet
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:05 by Firehouse

    New Britain Fire Department bought three engines to replace models dating back to 1982. […]


    CT Fire Department Spends $1.8M to Update Fleet
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:05 by Firehouse

    New Britain Fire Department bought three engines to replace models dating back to 1982. […]


    Colorado Police Officer Honored for Heroism
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:00 by Officer

    Thornton Police Officer Ryan Thornton, who shares a name with the city he protects, was honored for his heroism. The officer risked his life earlier this year to save a woman from her burning home. […]


    Three FFs Hurt, One Bitten by Dog, Rig Hits Cruiser at MO House Fire
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 08:00 by Firehouse

    A St. Joseph firefighter went through a floor, another was bitten by a dog and a third was hurt a house fire. A fire truck scrapped a cruiser during the incident. […]


    Migrants Seeking Asylum Arrive at U.S. Border
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:55 by Officer

    About 350 Central American migrants arrived at the U.S-Mexico border on Tuesday. More are expected to follow. […]


    CA Camp Fire Death Toll Rises to at Least 56, 103 Missing
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:55 by Firehouse

    The whereabouts of the missing remains a mystery as 461 search and rescue workers sift through ash and wreckage looking for human remains. […]


    NYPD Officer Scrutinized After Arrest Caught on Camera
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:52 by Officer

    The officer’s actions are under review, after a crash in Brooklyn involving a driver who had some kind of medical episode. […]


    Fraud in the field: Signature compliance
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:52 by EMS1

    EMS providers should be on high alert for fraud and forgery in the patient care report […]


    NYPD Officer Helps Woman Who Was Short $20 Buy ‘Hamilton’ Tickets
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:39 by Officer

    An NYPD police officer is being hailed as a hero for coming to the rescue of an Irish tourist who came up $20 short after waiting days in line for “Hamilton” tickets. […]


    Parkland School Shooter Accused of Attacking Corrections Deputy
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:32 by Officer

    With head bowed and fully shackled, confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz appeared in court Wednesday afternoon to face more charges for fighting with a deputy in a Broward County jail. […]


    Illinois State Police: Officer Told Security Guard ‘Multiple’ Times to Drop Gun
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:04 by Officer

    A Midlothian, Ill., police officer gave “multiple verbal commands” to security officer Jemel Roberson to drop his gun and get on the ground before fatally shooting Roberson at a Robbins bar Sunday morning, according to a preliminary report. […]


    Illinois State Police: Officer Told Security Guard ‘Multiple’ Times to Drop Gun
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 07:04 by Officer

    A Midlothian, Ill., police officer gave “multiple verbal commands” to security officer Jemel Roberson to drop his gun and get on the ground before fatally shooting Roberson at a Robbins bar Sunday morning, according to a preliminary report. […]


    Review: Communication Failures Hampered Pulse Response
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 06:48 by Officer

    Inadequate communication and outdated training policies that hampered the multi-agency response to the June 12, 2016 massacre at the Pulse nightclub, according to a report released Wednesday. […]


    Report: Florida Deputies Had Difficulty Remembering Mass-Shooter Training
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 05:53 by Officer

    Some Broward sheriff’s deputies couldn’t remember the last time they attended mass-shooter training. Others couldn’t recall what they’d learned when they did attend, investigators reviewing the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting found. […]


    Driver Pleads Guilty to Running Over Kansas Police Officer
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 05:47 by Officer

    The man who ran over Wichita Police Officer Brian Arterburn with an SUV nearly two years ago pleaded guilty to five charges on Wednesday. […]


    FBI Report: Hate Crimes Increased for Third Year Straight in 2017
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 05:38 by Officer

    Hate crimes rose in the U.S. by more than 17 percent in 2017, the third straight year that such prejudice-motivated attacks have risen, according to a report the FBI released this week. […]


    5 Keys to implementing new technology in EMS
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 02:12 by EMS1

    Solving a clear challenge, identifying champions and following these implementation steps will make change easier […]


    How to help Calif. wildfire first responders
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 01:16 by Firerescue1

    Here are some ways you can give back to first responders who are responding to the wildfires, often as they lose their own homes […]


    How to help Calif. wildfire first responders
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 01:16 by EMS1

    Here are some ways you can give back to first responders who are responding to the wildfires, often as they lose their own homes […]


    Interactive map shows massive size of Calif. wildfires
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 00:20 by Firerescue1

    A map compares the size of the wildfires ravaging California to 1,000 of the most populous cities in the U.S. […]


    Firefighters install ramp for colleague who lost leg
    Posted November 15th, 2018 @ 00:02 by Firerescue1

    Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department Asst. Chief Ray Elmore, who lost his leg in a motorcycle crash, will return home to a new ramp thanks to his colleagues […]


    Calif. cop saves newborn baby with CPR
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:47 by EMS1

    Officer Gregory Palomo responded to a call about a woman screaming for help and found that she had just given birth to a newborn who wasn’t breathing […]


    Calif. cop saves newborn baby with CPR
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:47 by EMS1

    Officer Gregory Palomo responded to a call about a woman screaming for help and found that she had just given birth to a newborn who wasn’t breathing […]


    Calif. firefighters battling wildfires despite losing homes
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:37 by Firerescue1

    At least 53 firefighters in Butte County have lost their homes as a result of the wildfire, but are still on the front lines to protect others […]


    New Wash. integrated 911 center met with opposition
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:32 by EMS1

    Spokane dispatchers may not be a part of a regionwide communications center following a decision to require them to work only with city public safety staff […]


    Enough is enough: 5 ways to end bullying in fire and EMS
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:12 by EMS1

    We need to do more to improve the care and compassion we show to our fire and EMS brethren […]


    Enough is enough: 5 ways to end bullying in fire and EMS
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 23:12 by Firerescue1

    We need to do more to improve the care and compassion we show to our fire and EMS brethren […]


    Over 26K emergency medical professionals sign open letter to NRA
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:59 by EMS1

    Over 26,000 paramedics, ER doctors and other medical professionals signed an open letter to the NRA, headlined “Gun Violence Is Our Lane” […]


    Police: Half-naked woman found in road assaults Ohio EMT
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:55 by EMS1

    Police said they found Denise Molina, who was found rolling around with her pants and underwear pulled down, kicked an EMT in the throat […]


    Police: Half-naked woman found in road assaults Ohio EMT
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:55 by EMS1

    Police said they found Denise Molina, who was found rolling around with her pants and underwear pulled down, kicked an EMT in the throat […]


    Code 3 Podcast: What burn buildings can teach us
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:55 by Firerescue1

    Exploring the benefits and limitations of training with live fire, with David Rhodes […]


    Wash. firefighter struck by vehicle while in Calif. for wildfire aid
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:51 by Firerescue1

    The Washington firefighter was in Malibu to respond to the Woolsey fire when he was struck by a civilian vehicle […]


    Autopsy released on NC firefighter who died after trench rescue
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 22:17 by Firerescue1

    The autopsy does not say the rescue directly contributed to Jeff Holden’s death, but it notes “the conditions of the rescue… were stressful [and] strenuous” […]


    Northern Calif. fire death toll at 56; 130 missing
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 21:59 by Firerescue1

    As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains […]


    Northern Calif. fire death toll at 56; 130 missing
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 21:59 by EMS1

    As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains […]


    How to help Calif. wildfire first responders
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 19:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Rachel Engel FireRescue1 Associate Editor First responders across the state of California have been contending with one of the most active wildfire seasons, including the Camp Fire, which is now the most destructiv… […]


    GA Rescue Boat Axed by Budget Cuts
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 18:36 by Firehouse

    Due to budget cuts, Savannah Fire Rescue will no longer staff a $1.6 million hazard response boat docked along the Savannah River. […]


    AL Chief Announces December Retirement
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 18:16 by Firehouse

    Birmingham Fire and Rescue Chief Charles Gordon has announced he will retire effective Dec. 28 after 30 years with department. […]


    Third Victim Found in Southern CA Fire
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 18:07 by Firehouse

    A third victim of the Woolsey Fire, which has burned nearly 100,000 acres, was discovered Tuesday among the ashes of an Agoura Hills home. […]


    Massachusetts Trooper Injured in Crash Stopping Wrong-Way Driver
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 17:39 by Officer

    A West Springfield man was arrested late last night on drunken driving and other charges after state police said he flipped his pickup truck upon slamming into one of their cruisers, then apparently hit two other vehicles while traveling the wrong way on […]


    Virginia Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded; Suspect Dead
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 17:23 by Officer

    Wythe County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Goins was being treated for serious injuries after being shot and an armed robbery suspect was deceased Wednesday after an early morning incident. […]


    Mass. PDs receive $1.3M in grants
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 15:34 by PoliceOne

    Telegram & Gazette NATICK, Mass. — Grant awards totaling more than $1.3 million in federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funds were announced for 77 local police departments. The grants will help departments purchase vital equipment and tech… […]


    NY tribal police awarded $890K DOJ grant
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 15:27 by PoliceOne

    The Press Republican AKWESASNE, NY —The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department will put a federal grant to work equipping the agency with such vital supports as a mobile command center, vehicles and uniforms. The almost $890,000 comes from the… […]


    NY tribal police awarded $890K DOJ grant
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 15:27 by PoliceOne

    The Press Republican AKWESASNE, NY —The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department will put a federal grant to work equipping the agency with such vital supports as a mobile command center, vehicles and uniforms. The almost $890,000 comes from the… […]


    Attempted Murder Trial Begins for Man Who Shot South Carolina Officer in 2013
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Mark Blake Jr. is acting as his own lawyer—although he does have a public defender at his side in case he wants legal advice—as he stands accused of attempted murder of a police officer during a 2013 traffic stop. […]


    Trial Begins for Man Charged with Shooting South Carolina Officer in 2013
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Mark Blake Jr. is acting as his own lawyer—although he does have a public defender at his side in case he wants legal advice—as he stands accused of attempted murder of a police officer during a 2013 traffic stop. […]


    Trial Begins for Man Charged with Shooting South Carolina Officer in 2013
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Mark Blake Jr. is acting as his own lawyer—although he does have a public defender at his side in case he wants legal advice—as he stands accused of attempted murder of a police officer during a 2013 traffic stop. […]


    Ohio Authorities Arrest Four People in Murder of Family in 2016
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:45 by Officer

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the arrest of four people on Tuesday in connection with the killing of eight members of the Rhoden family on April 22, 2016. […]


    NYPD Officer Helps Irish Family See Broadway Musical “Hamilton”
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The department said in a Facebook post, “When a first time visitor to NYC found out she was $20 short for tickets after standing in line for 4 days, she ran for help— and luckily met Officer Dicandia. He understood the magnitude of the emergency and pulled a 20 out of his pocket so she […]


    California Officer Responds to Shots Fired Call in Classic 1954 Ford Show Car
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    “I was driving our ‘54 Ford to the Veterans Day Ceremony and Car show at Gibbel Park yesterday morning when I heard one of our Officers was being shot at over the police radio,” the HPD officer told Riverside County News. […]


    National Law Enforcement Museum to Host Opioid Panel Discussion
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building will host a panel discussion Thursday called “Conversations — Opioids: Communities Fighting Back.” […]


    Photo: Florida Deputies Stop “Fred Flintstone” for Speeding
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    “Mr. Flinstone was issued a citation for speed and became unruly and had to be detained. After further investigation, Mr. Flinstone was issued a Notice To Appear and released,” the agency said. […]


    Illinois Officer Injured in Fire is “In Good Spirits”
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Police said Officer John Zook was home alone, and in the shower at his house near Mason Avenue and Irving Park Road when the fire started in the mid-afternoon on Monday. […]


    Alabama Officer Replaces Kids’ Basketball Nets, Gets “Shopping Spree” to Continue Giving
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    When managers at a nearby sporting goods store learned of the kind deed performed by Officer Chris Lassinger, they gifted him a $500 shopping spree so that he may continue his good deeds of bringing joy to children. […]


    Supreme Court Rejects Officers’ Lawsuit in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The High Court agreed with a lower court ruling that Mosby has prosecutorial immunity in the case, declining to take up the appeal, and effectively ending the case in Mosby’s favor. […]


    Witnesses Say Officer Issued Commands to Drop Gun Before Fatally Shooting Security Guard
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 14:29 by POLICE Magazine

    In a preliminary Illinois State Police investigation released late Tuesday, witness statements showed that the officer—who was responding to a shots-fired call— “gave the armed subject (Roberson) multiple verbal commands to drop the gun and get on the ground before ultimately discharging his weapon and striking the subject.” […]


    Armed in America: It’s not easy being a retired cop
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 13:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouHow would you feel if someone you had great respect for declared they were not comfortable with you being armed? This is how it happened to me. The new doctor On November 7, 2018, I went for my yearly physical. I was scheduled wit… […]


    Tactical Layers: Stay Warm and Ready
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 13:16 by Officer

    Content provided by Propper InternationalAs fall turns into winter, the temps drop and it’s time to think once again about layering up the jackets and sweaters. Don’t get caught out in the cold. You want to make sure you have the right gear to… […]


    Make your firehouse feel like HOME.
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 13:07 by Firehouse

    Celebrate every holiday and special event in your community with Oelo’s permanent color-changing holiday lighting. Create ANY color combination to support hometown teams, bring awareness to your important causes and observe your favorite holidays… […]


    Police Officer – Town of Palm Beach
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 13:06 by Officer

    Job Description Police Officers are responsible for providing protection of life and property within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Palm Beach. Work activities include responding to calls for service and/or emergencies, including calls which a… […]


    Retired CA Captain Led Caravan to Safety
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:53 by Firehouse

    Retired East Contra Costa County fire Capt. John T. Foster safely led a caravan of cars out of Paradise amid the devastation of the Camp Fire. […]


    FL Firefighters Agree to Random Drug Tests
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:42 by Firehouse

    Hillsborough County firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes random drug testing for five employees every two weeks. […]


    FL Firefighters Agree to Random Drug Tests
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:42 by Firehouse

    Hillsborough County firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes random drug testing for five employees every two weeks. […]


    $55M Released to Help PA Volunteer FFs
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:28 by Firehouse

    Pennsylvania’s auditor general has announced the release of $55.1 million to help volunteer firefighters’ relief associations across the state. […]


    $55M Released to Help PA Volunteer FFs
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:28 by Firehouse

    Pennsylvania’s auditor general has announced the release of $55.1 million to help volunteer firefighters’ relief associations across the state. […]


    Verizon announces 5G First Responder Lab
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:26 by PoliceOne

    WASHINGTON — Verizon launched an innovation lab to develop 5G solutions for first responders. In a recent press release, Verizon unveiled the 5G First Responder Lab, which is described as a “first-of-its-kind innovation incubator that will … […]


    Verizon announces 5G First Responder Lab
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:26 by PoliceOne

    WASHINGTON — Verizon launched an innovation lab to develop 5G solutions for first responders. In a recent press release, Verizon unveiled the 5G First Responder Lab, which is described as a “first-of-its-kind innovation incubator that will … […]


    Sheriff: Parkland shooting suspect assaulted CO
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 12:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Curt Anderson Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer’s electric stun device, authorities said Wednesday. Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright confirmed in an email Wednesday that Cruz […]


    At the push of a button: How to ensure your agency’s radios remain constantly updated
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Randall Larson, P1 Contributor The standard for public safety communications has been and mostly remains the reliable mobile and portable radio, allowing instant and direct contact between field units in a vehicle or on foot an… […]


    Ala. cop who replaced kids’ worn-out basketball net gets ‘shopping spree’ to keep giving back
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:43 by PoliceOne

    By Carol Robinson Alabama Media Group BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Birmingham police officer captured earlier this month on cell phone video replacing a tattered basketball net in a West End neighborhood he patrols will be able to continue to spread the joy, and toys. Academy Sports and Outdoors in Hoover on Tuesday presented West Precinct […]


    NY EMS, police team up to equip cruisers with medical equipment
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:33 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBETHLEHEM, N.Y. — An EMS agency helped a police department become better prepared for emergencies by equipping their cruisers with medical supplies. News10 reported that Delmar Bethlehem EMS and the Bethlehem Police Departme… […]


    NY EMS, police team up to equip cruisers with medical equipment
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:33 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBETHLEHEM, N.Y. — An EMS agency helped a police department become better prepared for emergencies by equipping their cruisers with medical supplies. News10 reported that Delmar Bethlehem EMS and the Bethlehem Police Departme… […]


    State Police: Witnesses say Ill. security guard wouldn’t drop gun
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — State investigators say witnesses reported that a police officer repeatedly ordered a man to drop his gun before he was fatally shot outside a suburban Chicago bar where he worked as a security guard. Illinois State Police released a statement about the early Sunday shootingthat killed 26-year-old Jemel […]


    Seattle City Council approves controversial police-union contract
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday to ratify the city’s tentative contract with the Seattle Police Officers Guild, handing Mayor Jenny Durkan a hard-fought major victory on a key plank of… […]


    Supreme Court denies appeal by officers in Freddie Gray case
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Rector The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — The U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal on Tuesday from five Baltimore police officers in a case in which they alleged they were wrongfully prosecuted for the death of Freddie Gray by Baltimore State&… […]


    District of Columbia Fire Department, Washington, DC, Receive a Dozen New Pumpers
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:00 by Firehouse

    The District of Columbia Fire Department, Washington, DC, has taken delivery of 12 Seagrave pumpers. […]


    IL City Approves Firefighter, Police Cuts
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:00 by Firehouse

    Peoria City Council on Tuesday approved eliminating 22 firefighter and 16 police positions to help close a $6 million budget hole. […]


    Who Should Be the HAIX Hero of the Month?
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Nominees for HAIX Hero of the Month have been chosen, and now, we want to hear more from our law enforcement community and supporters! […]


    Florida Deputies Arrest Man Who Tried to Make al-Qaida-Like Bomb
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:55 by Officer

    Authorities said they were acting on an anonymous tip when they found the explosive triacetone triperoxide — used by terrorist organizations to make powerful bombs — in a home in Lake Helen. […]


    Residents Survive CA Blaze in Chilly Lake
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:47 by Firehouse

    When over a dozen people became trapped by the Camp Fire last week, a firefighter sent them wading into the Lake Concow reservoir. […]


    California Bar Shooting Survivors Find Comfort in Bond
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:47 by Officer

    Each day since a mass shooting at the Borderline Bare and Gill last Wednesday, survivors have banded together in small groups, moving from vigils to memorials to each other’s homes. […]


    BattleTek Laser and Flashlight Sight
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:39 by Officer

    Primed to deliver pin-point accuracy, Firefield’s BattleTek Sights are designed to fit the needs of every user. BattleTek sights are available in five different models. Offering a compact and lightweight design, the Firefield BattleTek Flashlight with… […]


    OH Fire Chief Retiring after 40 Years
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:27 by Firehouse

    Washington Township Fire Chief Bill Gaul will retire in March after nearly 40 years of service to the department, including 11 years as chief. […]


    TX City Delays Public Safety Pension Vote
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 10:19 by Firehouse

    Fort Worth City Council has delayed a vote to implement a compromise aimed at fixing the pension system covering firefighters and police. […]


    BriefCam Announces Real-Time Face Recognition for Enhanced Situational Awareness
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 09:14 by Officer

    BriefCam’s Comprehensive Video Content Analytics Platform Raises the Bar with New Breakthrough Capabilities, Precise Accuracy and Superior Performance […]


    Death Toll in Northern CA Blaze Rises to 48
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 09:09 by Firehouse

    The death toll from the Camp Fire in Butte County, already the worst California has ever seen from wildfire, grew by six to 48 on Tuesday. […]


    Report Rips WI Fire Department Brass
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 08:58 by Firehouse

    A scathing report alleging poor leadership and lack of professionalism at the Verona Fire Department has prompted action from the city. […]


    FBI Finds Hate Crimes On the Rise Across the U.S.
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 07:39 by Officer

    Hate crime incidents targeting Jews and Jewish institutions in the U.S. spiked by about 37 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to data released Tuesday by the FBI. […]


    Former Tampa Police Officer Has Charges Dropped
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 07:37 by Officer

    A former Tampa Police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman he pulled over 2 years ago will no longer face charges. […]


    ‘Ross From Friends’ Lookalike Arrested by UK Police
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 07:35 by Officer

    Police arrested an alleged criminal, after surveillance video of him went viral due to his uncanny resemblance to David Schwimmer. […]


    Elephant Escorted Home by New York State Police
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 07:12 by Officer

    An elephant who decided to step out of the Sanctuary for Animals and take a stroll across a field and then William Lane Road created quite a stir late Sunday night, but then she retired to her home after her owners and police escorted her back. […]


    Michigan State Trooper Honored for Saving Unconscious Man From Overdose
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 07:08 by Officer

    The Michigan State Police is honoring Trooper Rick Pearson for his efforts in saving a man overdosing on drugs. […]


    Seattle City Council Approves Police-Union Contract
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 06:54 by Officer

    The Seattle City Council voted on Tuesday to ratify the city’s tentative contract with the Seattle Police Officers Guild. […]


    Maryland School Resource Officer Fatally Shoots Himself at School
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 06:47 by Officer

    Baltimore County School Resource Officer Joseph Comegna fatally shot himself while working at Eastern Technical High School in Essex on Monday. […]


    Illinois Police Chief Releases Statement After Fatal Shooting of Security Guard
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 06:40 by Officer

    Midlothian Police Chief Dan Delaney said he’d since learned that, “Jemel Roberson was a brave man who was doing his best to end an active shooter situation at Manny’s Blue Room.” […]


    Sacramento Police Change Placement of Body Cameras on Officers
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 06:03 by Officer

    Sacramento police officers are changing the position of their body cameras to minimize accidental shut-offs when officers use their rifles. […]


    Wounded Texas Deputy Released From the Hospital as Search Continues for Gunman
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 05:55 by Officer

    Parker County Sheriff’s Deputy Jarrett Turner, who was shot as he investigated an illegal deer blind Monday, was released from a hospital as authorities continued to search for his gunman. […]


    EMS World Expo Quick Take: Implementing prehospital point-of-care ultrasound
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:59 by EMS1

    Examining the hardware and software requirements, and where P-POCUS fits into the EMS scope of practice […]


    Va. county EMS chief suspended over fatal ambulance crash
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:30 by EMS1

    Westmoreland County EMS Chief Jeff Beasley was suspended after a whistleblower highlighted several violations that occurred before the crash […]


    Verizon announces 5G First Responder Lab
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:26 by EMS1

    Verizon seeks innovators to accelerate 5G technology development for first responders […]


    Verizon announces 5G First Responder Lab
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:26 by Firerescue1

    Verizon seeks innovators to accelerate 5G technology development for first responders […]


    EMS World Expo Quick Take: Motor vehicle collisions and the golden hour, platinum 10
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:25 by EMS1

    Understanding the mechanisms of injury in a MVC and how to reduce ambulance collisions […]


    Scathing report alleges poor leadership at Wis. fire dept.
    Posted November 14th, 2018 @ 00:10 by Firerescue1

    A report alleging poor leadership and lack of professionalism within the Verona Fire Department has prompted the city to address the problems […]


    NY EMS, police team up to equip cruisers with medical equipment
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 23:33 by EMS1

    Delmar Bethlehem EMS helped outfit Bethlehem Police Department cruisers with medical kits filled with emergency medical supplies […]


    LODD: Mich. firefighter dies after suffering medical emergency
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 23:29 by Firerescue1

    Detroit Fire Department firefighter Michael Lubig was ending a 24-hour shift when he suffered a medical emergency at the fire station […]


    Firefighters from around the U.S. travel to help in Calif. wildfires
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 22:52 by Firerescue1

    Firefighters from 17 states are answering the call for help in wildfires that are consuming the state of California […]


    Colo. paramedics equipped with stroke neurointervention tool
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    Teller County paramedics can now effectively halt blood clotting by providing a tissue plasminogen activator […]


    Colo. paramedics partner with hospital to improve stroke care
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 22:46 by EMS1

    Ute Pass Regional Health Service District paramedics will be permitted to transport patients receiving a lifesaving medication called tPA […]


    How to buy EMS medical equipment
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 22:03 by EMS1

    When purchasing medical products consider discounts, bulk purchasing and current customer references […]


    Northern Calif. death toll grows to 48
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 21:49 by Firerescue1

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said he has requested 100 National Guard troops to help with the search for human remains […]


    Northern Calif. wildfire death toll grows to 48
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 21:49 by EMS1

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said he has requested 100 National Guard troops to help with the search for human remains […]


    Northern Calif. wildfire death toll grows to 48
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 21:49 by Firerescue1

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said he has requested 100 National Guard troops to help with the search for human remains […]


    OR Fire District Changes Aid Policies
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 19:32 by Firehouse

    The Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District has a new policy limiting how often firefighters can be sent to fight fires in other places. […]


    OH City Rejects Firefighter Pay Raises
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 19:20 by Firehouse

    Fairfield City Council has rejected a fact finder’s recommendation on wage increases for two years of the firefighter union’s three-year contract. […]


    Detroit FF Dies after Medical Emergency
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 19:01 by Firehouse

    Detroit firefighter Michael Lubig died late Monday after suffering a medical emergency at a station at the end of a 24-hour shift last Thursday. […]


    Crews Mount Attack on Southern CA Blaze
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 18:37 by Firehouse

    A flare-up of the Woolsey fire prompted a massive response by firefighters Tuesday as flames scorched a hillside in the Santa Monica Mountains. […]


    TFT Releases Water Flow Education Video Series
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 17:43 by Firehouse

    The company’s H2knOw series explains water flow concepts for increased firefighter safety. […]


    Accuride International Drawer Slides Offer Life-Saving Solution for 1st In Emergency Products
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 17:14 by Firehouse

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – Product quality is a matter of life and death for first responders who rely on 1st In Emergency Products (https://www.1stinproducts.com/) to outfit their vehicles. Users must be able to access their gear quickly, safely and… […]


    Massachusetts Department’s Command Staff Cover Veterans’ Shifts
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Command staff with the Cambridge Police Department in Massachusetts took to the streets on Monday to cover for their officers who had served in the military—those veterans were given the day off for the holiday. […]


    Orlando PD to Get 800 new AR-15 Patrol Rifles
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    The upgraded weapons—including optics and lights—will cost an estimated $1.34 million, according to OPD spokesman Eduardo Bernal. […]


    Arizona Agency May Soon Have Gun-Mounted Video Cameras
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    The camera automatically starts recording when an officer draws the gun from the holster. […]


    Family of Security Guard Shot and Killed by Illinois Police Files Lawsuit
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:37 by POLICE Magazine

    The family of 26-year-old Jemel Roberson has filed a lawsuit seeking damages of more than $1 million, according to Fox News. […]


    Georgia Inmates Pen Heartfelt Letter in Support of Slain Deputy
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A group of nearly two dozen inmates at the Gwinnett County (GA) Jail signed a letter to Sheriff Butch Conway in support of the agency as it mourns the murder of Officer Antwan Toney, who was killed last month while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle near a school. […]


    Sexual Battery Charge Against Florida Officer Dropped
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Tampa (FL) Police Department who had been accused of sexually battering a woman he pulled over in a traffic stop in 2016 won’t be criminally prosecuted. […]


    California Officer Delivers Groceries to Elderly, Wheelchair-Bound Woman
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Benicia (CA) Police Department responded to a welfare check call, discovering an elderly woman whose out-of-town family had not been able to contact her. A week later, he returned to see if she needed anything. […]


    2019 Firehouse Media Kit
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 16:20 by Firehouse

    Download the 2019 Firehouse Media Kit […]


    Firefighter/Paramedic
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 15:10 by Firehouse

    The Corpus Christi, TX, Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighter/paramedic cadets. […]


    Kahr Arms Launches Fallen Officer Program
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 14:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Through the Fallen Officer Program, Kahr Arms will donate a Thin Blue Line model PM9 customized with the fallen officer’s name on the side of the slide, and his or her badge number and “end of watch” date engraved on the top of the slide. […]


    Seattle FD Planning for Ambulance Strike
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 14:08 by Firehouse

    The Seattle Fire Department has begun contingency planning in case critical private ambulance service is disrupted by a labor dispute. […]


    Inmates Pen Letter of Support for Slain Georgia Police Officer
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 14:02 by Officer

    Three weeks after the death of a Gwinnett County police officer, authorities shared their appreciation for the support of an unlikely segment of the community: inmates in the county jail. […]


    Michigan Trooper Hospitalized After Patrol Car Hit by Truck
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:57 by Officer

    A Michigan State Police trooper was briefly hospitalized after his patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck. […]


    Family Sues After Security Guard Fatally Shot by Illinois Police Officer
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:53 by Officer

    A Midlothian police officer used excessive force when he fatally shot an on-duty security guard while responding to a shots fired call at a bar in Robbins Sunday, a lawsuit filed Monday against the officer and the Village of Midlothian alleges. […]


    Fired Anchorage Police Lieutenant Wins $2.3M Judgment Against City
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:46 by Officer

    A federal jury has ruled the city of Anchorage must pay nearly $2.3 million in damages to a former Anchorage police lieutenant who said the city retaliated against and unfairly fired him in 2015. […]


    Pittsburgh Drug Bust Nets 10,000 Bags of Heroin
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:40 by Officer

    A Pittsburgh husband and wife are in federal custody after a late-night drug bust Friday that led to the seizure of thousands of bags of heroin. […]


    Teenage Girl Escapes NYPD Custody
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:31 by Officer

    A 15-year-old girl escaped police custody just a few blocks away from a Bronx precinct Monday night. […]


    Philadelphia FOP Sues Over Release of Police ‘Do-Not-Call’ List
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:23 by Officer

    The union is suing Mayor Kenney, District Attorney Larry Krasner, and Police Commissioner Richard Ross, claiming that a “Do Not Call List” maintained by Krasner to keep tainted cops from testifying in court damages the reputations of those on the list. […]


    How leaders can monitor off-duty employment problems
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.The Dallas Police Association noted that long hours and being overworked are likely factors in a fatal shooting by off-duty officer Amber Guyger. Guyger, confused and fatigued, entered the wrong apartment after a 15-h… […]


    Time for a change: The push to classify 911 operators as first responders
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    First published in The Hill By Rep. Norma J. Torres (D–Calif.) and Jessica Rosenworcel The Hill The men and women who answer 9-1-1 calls are consummate professionals. When the unthinkable occurs, they are the first contact many of us have with fi… […]


    NY Firefighter Badly Injured in Crash
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 12:19 by Firehouse

    Jared Thompson, a firefighter with a volunteer fire company in Fancher, was seriously injured in a crash Monday night while responding to a call. […]


    Inmates pen letter of support for slain Ga. officer
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 12:12 by PoliceOne

    By Chelsea Prince The Atlanta Journal-Constitution GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Three weeks after the death of a Gwinnett County police officer, authorities shared their appreciation for the support of an unlikely segment of the community: inmates in the county jail. The office of Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway shared a letter from a group of […]


    Philly FF Injured in Fall from Roof
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 12:03 by Firehouse

    A Philadelphia firefighter was rushed to a hospital early Tuesday after he fell about 20 feet when he slipped on the roof of a burning home. […]


    Autopsy: NC Firefighter Had Heart Disease
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 11:52 by Firehouse

    Orange Rural firefighter Jeff Holden, who died in August after a rescue, had heart disease and high blood pressure, according to an autopsy. […]


    Calif. police change body camera placement following OIS
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 11:21 by PoliceOne

    By Theresa Clift The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento police officers are wearing their body cameras in a different location to minimize accidental shut-offs when officers use their rifles, a police spokesman said Monday. The change… […]


    MI Crews Tackle Massive Commercial Blaze
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 11:19 by Firehouse

    Firefighters were battling a massive fire that erupted overnight Tuesday at a commercial building in the Detroit suburb of River Rouge. […]


    Fla. deputy pulls over ‘Fred Flintstone’ for speeding
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 11:14 by PoliceOne

    By Joe Mario Pedersen Orlando Sentinel PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — When it comes to speeding in Pasco County, yabba dabba don’t do it. That’s the message the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office delivered to residents recently after pulling over and issuing a citation for speeding to Don Swartz of Wesley Chapel, who was dressed as Fred […]


    PA Firefighters Stunned by Rescue Reunion
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 11:06 by Firehouse

    A brother and sister who were pulled from a fire in 1986 finally got a chance to meet the Lancaster firefighters who saved them on Monday. […]


    ‘F— that dog’: Detroit man selling T-shirts supporting suspect who killed K-9
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Durr MLive.com DETROIT — Branden Turner says he wants to start a conversation about the value of human life, compared to that of a police dog, in response to the death of 29-year-old Theoddeus Gray of Detroit. At least that’s the explanation behind Turner releasing T-shirts that say “F*** that dog Justice for […]


    NY Man Gives Emotional Thank You to FFs
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:55 by Firehouse

    Robert Smith, who was unconscious when he was rescued from a 13th-floor apartment, had an emotional reunion with the firefighters who saved him. […]


    Tenn. police add 14 new cameras around city
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By Rosana Hughes Chattanooga Times/Free Press CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — It’s been about a year and a half since the first batch of the Chattanooga Police Department’s live-feed cameras went up around the city’s high-crime areas, and now the department’s ready for more. Fourteen new cameras were recently mounted on telephone poles in several neighborhoods, including […]


    Calif. officer fatally shoots former police captain who was armed with knife
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By Lewis Griswold And Jim Guy The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — A former Fresno police captain was fatally shot by an officer in northeast Fresno on Monday. Chief Jerry Dyer appeared shaken as he addressed the media and identified the victim as Mar… […]


    How an in-car video system can be impactful for your agency
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:32 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by COBAN Technologies By Steve Tracy for PoliceOne BrandFocus I became a believer in the video recording of police interactions the first time a citizen complained about a traffic ticket I wrote and the traffic stop was recorded on the in-car… […]


    Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fire Dept. Has a 4X4 Pumper in Service
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:31 by Firehouse

    Berkeley Heights, NJ, Fire Department has taken delivery of a 2018 Pierce 4×4 pumper built on an Freightliner M2-106 chassis. […]


    Family of Ill. security guard fatally shot by police files lawsuit
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with “security” emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, says an attorney for the guard’s family who filed a federal […]


    Baltimore SRO fatally shoots self in school office
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    By Colin Campbell and Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex fatally shot himself at the school Monday, police said. Officer … […]


    Baltimore SRO fatally shoots self in school office
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    By Colin Campbell and Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex fatally shot himself at the school Monday, police said. Officer … […]


    TiTek: The Next Generation of Ballistic Protection
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:00 by Officer

    The Threat is Growing – There is a Solution. We need Your Help […]


    TiTek: The Next Generation of Ballistic Protection
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 10:00 by Officer

    The Threat is Growing – There is a Solution. We need Your Help […]


    CrimeCenter Software Launches Online Investigation Management Solution
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 09:58 by Officer

    The new flagship solution enables web-based case management and enhanced collaboration for investigators. […]


    Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham and Scott Carnahan Win Top Titles at 2018 USPSA’s Nine Days of Nationals in Polk County, Florida
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 09:40 by Officer

    Leatham takes 6th Overall in Carry Optics and 3rd Overall in Single Stack; Carnahan takes 2nd Overall in Pistol Caliber Carbine […]


    Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham and Scott Carnahan Win Top Titles at 2018 USPSA’s Nine Days of Nationals in Polk County, Florida
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 09:40 by Officer

    Leatham takes 6th Overall in Carry Optics and 3rd Overall in Single Stack; Carnahan takes 2nd Overall in Pistol Caliber Carbine […]


    Sempermed USA Announces New President
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 09:09 by Officer

    Sempermed USA, Inc. (Sempermed) has named Doug Anderson the third president in the company’s history effective Oct. 1, 2018. […]


    Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest in CA History
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 08:51 by Firehouse

    The death toll from the Camp fire reached 42 on Monday when 13 more victims were found, making it the deadliest fire in California history. […]


    Three Chicago Police Officers Injured After Patrol Cars Collide
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 07:41 by Officer

    Three Chicago police officers were injured Monday morning, when their squad cars crashed head-on in the Bronzeville neighborhood. […]


    Illinois K-9 Rescues Missing Teenager
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 07:37 by Officer

    A teenager with an undiagnosed behavioral disorder is safe at home with his mom tonight, but just 24 hours ago a police dog plucked the boy from a freezing pond. […]


    LAPD Officers, Suspects Exchange Gunfire
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 07:33 by Officer

    A woman was shot in the leg by gunfire the officers were responding to. […]


    Woman Charged With Falsely Accusing Florida Deputy of Raping Her
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 07:21 by Officer

    A West Palm Beach woman is facing a charge that she falsely accused a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy of rape following her arrest on shoplifting charges nearly a year ago. […]


    Off-Duty NYPD Officer Says He Was Ambushed by Attacker
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 07:16 by Officer

    The off-duty cop whose face was bashed by a random attacker in Brooklyn says he would have turned the tables if his assailant hadn’t ambushed him. […]


    Illinois Police Fatally Shoot Security Guard Inside Bar
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 06:48 by Officer

    Armed security guard Jemel Roberson apprehended a man who opened fire inside Manny’s Blue Room bar, only to be killed by officers responding to the gunfire. […]


    Suspects Open Fire on North Carolina Police
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 06:08 by Officer

    Moore County deputies and other law enforcement officers were searching a wooded area late Sunday afternoon for two men accused of shooting at police officers in Albemarle earlier that day. […]


    Virginia State Police Trooper Pulls Suspect From Fiery Wreck
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 05:56 by Officer

    A Virginia State Police trooper pulled a suspect from a burning car believed to be stolen after it crashed on Butler Farm Road in Hampton early Monday […]


    Man Illegally Hunting Deer Shoots Texas Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 05:49 by Officer

    Officials were searching Monday night for a man who is suspected of shooting a Parker County sheriff’s deputy. […]


    Retired California Police Chief Wielding Knife Fatally Shot by Officer
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 05:40 by Officer

    Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer identified the victim as Marty West, who retired from the department after 32 years in 2007 to become chief of the Oakdale Police Department. […]


    Research Analysis: More than 1-in-20 EMT deaths are due to suicide
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 03:35 by EMS1

    A study in Arizona over a seven-year period confirms a higher rate of death by suicide among EMTs vs. the general public […]


    Never miss another fire grant application period
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 02:20 by Firerescue1

    SAFER, The Fire Prevention & Safety Grant and AFG 2019 are all on the horizon, start the application process today […]


    NY counties using grants to upgrade 911 equipment
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 02:13 by Firerescue1

    The improvements come after Oneida County experienced several issues, such as when mice chewed through phone lines, causing Verizon customers not to be able to contact 911 […]


    NY counties using grants to upgrade 911 equipment
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 02:13 by EMS1

    The improvements come after Oneida County experienced several issues, such as when mice chewed through phone lines, causing Verizon customers not to be able to contact 911 […]


    Time for a change: The push to classify 911 operators as first responders
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 01:03 by Firerescue1

    When the unthinkable occurs, 911 operators are the first contact many of us have with first responders […]


    Time for a change: The push to classify 911 operators as first responders
    Posted November 13th, 2018 @ 01:03 by EMS1

    When the unthinkable occurs, 911 operators are the first contact many of us have with first responders […]


    Off-duty EMT saves newlywed who broke neck on honeymoon
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:57 by EMS1

    Nikki Lewis, who has been in the hospital for nearly two months after breaking her neck in Hawaii, thanked EMT Chad Harkins for saving her […]


    Firefighter brings light to shooting sites with random acts of kindness
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:55 by Firerescue1

    Tommy Maher was inspired to bring hope to trauma survivors after experiencing the kindness of others when his department lost a colleague on 9/11 […]


    EMS body armor: What providers need to know
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:35 by EMS1

    EMS personnel must be familiar with the types of body armor and its practical on-duty use during patient assessment and care […]


    Paramedics deliver baby after mother is killed in crossbow attack
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:33 by EMS1

    Paramedics performed an emergency caesarean section to save Sana Muhammad’s baby after she was attacked with a crossbow in her kitchen […]


    Pa. firefighter hurt after falling from roof while battling blaze
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:32 by Firerescue1

    A Philadelphia firefighter suffered a head injury after falling 20 feet from the roof of a home […]


    Three steps to collaborative fire service leadership
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:09 by Firerescue1

    An evolving skill set, a focus on communication and new approaches to firefighter training will help to change the culture in the fire service […]


    Fla. county responders to face random drug testing for first time
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:05 by Firerescue1

    A new contract requires the testing of five employees selected at random every two weeks, but the test will not detect the presence of alcohol […]


    Fla. county responders to face random drug testing for first time
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 23:05 by EMS1

    A new contract requires the testing of five employees selected at random every two weeks, but the test will not detect the presence of alcohol […]


    Study: Hands-only CPR training kiosks just as effective as classrooms
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 22:59 by EMS1

    The American Heart Association found that a five-minute CPR lesson at a kiosk teaches people the lifesaving skill as well as a 30-minute class […]


    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West hire private firefighters to save homes
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 22:51 by Firerescue1

    By digging trenches to create a fire break, a private firefighting crew saved the celebrity couple’s home, along with other homes in their neighborhood […]


    Death toll in Northern Calif. wildfire rises to 42
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 21:39 by EMS1

    Search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42, making it the deadliest in state history […]


    Death toll in Northern Calif. wildfire rises to 42
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 21:39 by Firerescue1

    Search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42, making it the deadliest in state history […]


    Death toll in Northern Calif. wildfire rises to 42
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 21:39 by Firerescue1

    Search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42, making it the deadliest in state history […]


    Firefighter/EMT
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 19:36 by Firehouse

    The City of Nicholasville is currently accepting applications for a full-time firefighter/EMT. […]


    First Responders Hit Hard by CA Wildfire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 19:05 by Firehouse

    It’s estimated that at least 90 first responders have lost their homes to the Camp Fire in Butte County, and that tally is expected to rise. […]


    Video: NYPD Officer Sings Backstreet Boys Over Patrol Car Speakers
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 18:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Video of an NYPD officer belting out the Backstreet Boys classic “I Want it That Way” from his patrol car is delighting the internet. […]


    New Jersey City’s Voters Approve Gunfire Detection System ShotSpotter
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The unofficial vote showed 1,566, or more than 70 percent, of residents voted yes on a ballot question for the city to spend $195,000 per year for the next three years to purchase the ShotSpotter system. […]


    Suspect in Shooting of Philadelphia Officer Held on $3.3 Million Bail
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 18:21 by POLICE Magazine

    The man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer, and a man who apparently interfered with the investigation, have been identified and are being held on bail. […]


    Woman Falsely Accuses Florida Deputy of Rape
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 18:08 by POLICE Magazine

    A woman arrested for shoplifting falsely accused a Palm Beach County (FL) Sheriff’s Office deputy of rape earlier this year, authorities say. […]


    Woman Falsely Accuses Florida Deputy of Rape
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 18:08 by POLICE Magazine

    A woman arrested for shoplifting falsely accused a Palm Beach County (FL) Sheriff’s Office deputy of rape earlier this year, authorities say. […]


    Gunman Shoots at NC Police Through Sunroof with High-Powered Rifle
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    As soon as a police officer hit the blue lights to pull over the black Lexus Sunday, a man stood up through the sunroof and started shooting. Two suspects are still at large. […]


    Man Selling T-shirts in Support of Man Accused of Killing Michigan K-9
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:42 by POLICE Magazine

    “The importance was placed on the life of a K9 officer or a dog, who does not share the same rights as a human being in this country,” the shirt’s creator said. […]


    California LEOs Respond to Wildfire as Their Own Homes Burn
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:11 by POLICE Magazine

    The massive wind-whipped fire that roared through California mountain towns and hamlets on Thursday appears to have spared little, including homes owned by Cal Fire crews, Paradise police officers, and Butte County sheriff’s deputies. […]


    California LEOs Respond to Wildfire as Their Own Homes Burn
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:11 by POLICE Magazine

    The massive wind-whipped fire that roared through California mountain towns and hamlets on Thursday appears to have spared little, including homes owned by Cal Fire crews, Paradise police officers, and Butte County sheriff’s deputies. […]


    Maryland SRO Fatally Shot Himself at School
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:02 by POLICE Magazine

    A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, MD, fatally shot himself Monday, according to Baltimore County Police. […]


    Maryland SRO Fatally Shot Himself at School
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 17:02 by POLICE Magazine

    A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, MD, fatally shot himself Monday, according to Baltimore County Police. […]


    ID Fire Department ‘Severely’ Undermanned
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 16:28 by Firehouse

    The head of the Caldwell firefighters union says the city’s fire department is ‘severely’ undermanned with just three new hires in five years. […]


    World Kindness Day November 13th
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 15:48 by Officer

    “To Protect and to Serve” motto is probably in your job description. And you do, and more. In fact, every law enforcement officer reading this article has performed countless acts of kindness. […]


    Playground Showcases First Responder Vehicles
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 15:01 by Officer

    A new attraction at the Bayou Country Children’s Museum in Thibodaux is allowing kids to explore the inside of a real police car and fire truck. […]


    Business Owner Selling T-Shirts in Support of Man Who Killed Michigan Police K-9
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 14:46 by Officer

    Branden Turner says he wants to start a conversation about the value of human life, compared to that of a police dog, in response to the death of 29-year-old Theoddeus Gray of Detroit. […]


    New Opioid Sparks Concern Among Law Enforcement
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 14:41 by Officer

    A powerful new opiate approved just days ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sparked concerns, particularly among law enforcement officials, that it could worsen the already serious problem of drug abuse. […]


    Officials investigating after Ill. cop fatally shoots bar security guard
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 14:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ROBBINS, Ill. — Several law enforcement agencies are investigating after a police officer shot and killed a bar security guard who had detained a shooting suspect. Robbins police initially responded to a report of a shooting at the bar early Sunday morning. Robbins Police Chief Roy Wells said the shooting began as […]


    Multiple Injuries After Detroit Patrol Car, Ambulance Collide
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 14:25 by Officer

    A Detroit police car and an ambulance were heading to different locations Saturday evening when they collided in the area of Linwood Street and West Chicago Boulevard in the city’s Boston Edison neighborhood. […]


    North Carolina Officer Dies in Crash Responding to Robbery Call
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 14:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Jared William Franks, 24, died when his car collided with another police car during a pursuit. […]


    More Than 90 First Responders Lose Homes in California Wildfire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 13:35 by Officer

    As they worked this week to save lives, firefighters and police officers in Paradise had their own personal fear in the back of their minds: Will my home survive the onslaught of the Camp Fire? […]


    How situational awareness technology aids during major incident response
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dale StocktonOne of the most important factors in officer safety is maintaining situational awareness. Early in their careers, officers learn that situations can change quickly and virtually any call has the potential to turn deadly. There are two major types of situational awareness. The first is singular, at the individual officer level, and is […]


    Crowd Funding Campaign Looks to Produce Revolutionary New Body Armor Textile to Save Police Lives
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 13:00 by Officer

    Fabric Uses Cutting-edge Defeat Mechanism to Turn High-Powered Rifle Rounds into Shrapnel […]


    New, powerful opiate sparks worries for LEOs
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 12:56 by PoliceOne

    By Kara Fohner News-Topic LENOIR, NC — A powerful new opiate approved just days ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sparked concerns, particularly among local law enforcement officials, that it could worsen the already serious problem of drug abuse. The drug, Dsuvia, is intended to manage severe pain in hospitals and military […]


    FY 2019 Department of Justice grants for LE: What you need to know
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 12:56 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsThe U.S. Department of Justice has recently published its Program Plan of grant opportunities for this fiscal year-FY 2019. While we await final approval of this Department’s FY 2019 budget, the agency has already begun op… […]


    Load-bearing vest vs. duty belt: Ergonomic researchers determine the winner
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsReprinted with permission from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire By Judy Berthiaume The Eau Claire Police Department is making a significant change to how officers carry their equipment after a UW-Eau Claire research team determined that load-bearing vests are a safe and healthier alternative to the traditional duty belt. Officers who carry most of […]


    NY cop who lost legs as a Marine receives new home
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsBY Craig Schneider Newsday SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — Matias Ferreira raised the Stars and Stripes in his front yard Saturday morning and, with his wife and daughter beside him, stepped through the front door into a new, improved place to call home. He walked smoothly, moved easily — a hard-won achievement. Ferreira, 29, […]


    Electric Shock Knocks Out AL Firefighter
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 11:55 by Firehouse

    A Mobile firefighter was hospitalized after being knocked unconscious by an electric shock while trying to rescue a trapped cat. […]


    Ind. SRO, students bond through paranormal club
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 11:32 by PoliceOne

    By Anna Ortiz The Times MUNSTER, Ind. — While Halloween may be over, the search for the paranormal continues for a Griffith police officer and his group of ghost-loving students at Griffith High School. Peter Ghrist, the school resource officer for Griffith High School, has led the Griffith High School Paranormal Society since its inception […]


    La. playground showcases first responder vehicles
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Copp The Houma Courier THIBODAUX, La. — A new attraction at the Bayou Country Children’s Museum in Thibodaux is allowing kids to explore the inside of a real police car and fire truck. The Outdoor First Responder’s Playground and Exhibit, which celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 2, features a fire truck donated […]


    Deaf CT Firefighter Living His Dream
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 11:14 by Firehouse

    West Haven volunteer firefighter Joseph Ronan has fulfilled his dreams of joining the fire service despite being unable to hear or speak. […]


    NC officer killed in crash while pursuing robbery suspect
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 11:02 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Kernels News & Record GREENSBORO, NC — The last time one of the city’s police officers died in the line of duty, Jared William Franks was a child. That was 17 years ago. On Saturday night, Franks had been with the Greensboro Pol… […]


    PA Firefighters Tackle Two-Alarm House Fire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:59 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows firefighters in Reading battling heavy fire during a two-alarm structure fire on Friday night. […]


    2 Mich. EMTs, 2 cops hurt after police car hits ambulance
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Author: Therese MatthewsDETROIT — Two EMTs and two police officers were injured Saturday when a cruiser crashed into an ambulance. Detroit Free Press reported that the police cruiser and the ambulance were heading in two different directions when… […]


    CA Crews Respond to Violent Crash
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:49 by Firehouse

    Raw video shows San Diego Fire-Rescue crews cutting apart a car to remove a badly injured victim after a violent early morning crash Sunday. […]


    Over 50 CA Firefighters Lose Homes to Blaze
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:44 by Firehouse

    At least 53 firefighters have lost their homes to the Camp Fire in Butte County, according to data from the IAFF, and that number is expected to grow. […]


    The 722 Blue Line SpitFire – Personalize Yours
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:42 by Officer

    Designed in honor of law enforcement officers, this 722 features the “Thin Blue Line” American flag logo and a razor sharp 420HC steel blade. Special qualities include an added blue color accent in the spine and a black oxide coated blade. The… […]


    FL Firefighter’s Home Destroyed by Fire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:36 by Firehouse

    Hillsborough County firefighter Eddie Torres was on duty when he got the call that a fire had destroyed his family’s Riverview home. […]


    Greensboro, NC, PD Selects the G19 as Offical Duty Weapon
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:30 by Officer

    SMYRNA, Ga. – Nov 12, 2018 GLOCK, Inc. is pleased to announce that Greensboro Police Department in North Carolina has selected GLOCK as their sidearm of choice. The list of agencies who put their trust in GLOCK pistols is continuing to grow as local…… […]


    TX Firefighter Shot and Killed During Fight
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:27 by Firehouse

    Off-duty Woodlands firefighter Nicholas Daniel was shot and killed early Sunday morning after getting into a fight with another man at a party. […]


    Audit: Dallas Police Officers Working Too Much at Off-Duty Jobs
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 10:19 by Officer

    In Dallas, officers can end up working longer hours at their off-duty jobs than in their actual police work, and their bosses often don’t stop them. […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Shot Responding to Domestic Violence Call
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 09:55 by Officer

    A Madera County Sheriff’s sergeant was shot in the leg responding to a domestic violence call. […]


    Crews Make Progress on Southern CA Fire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 09:14 by Firehouse

    Crews made progress Sunday against the Woolsey Fire, which has destroyed celebrity homes and caused two deaths in southern California. […]


    Death Toll in Northern CA Blaze Now 29
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 08:56 by Firehouse

    The death toll from the Camp Fire raging in Butte County rose to 29 on Sunday with authorities searching for 228 people who remain missing. […]


    CA Firefighters Rescue Arson Suspect
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 08:30 by Firehouse

    Palo Alto firefighters rescued an arson suspect from one of two fires he is thought to have started within 50 minutes of one another Saturday. […]


    Ashburn, VA, Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept. Puts Platform Aerial in Service
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 08:06 by Firehouse

    Firefighters with the Ashburn, VA, Volunteer Fire Department, have taken delivery of a 100-foot aerial platform built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus. […]


    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Addresses Raids on Wrong Homes
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 07:16 by Officer

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson answers questions on how often police raid the wrong homes. […]


    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Addresses Raids on Wrong Homes
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 07:16 by Officer

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson answers questions on how often police raid the wrong homes. […]


    New Documents Released On Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 07:13 by Officer

    New information has surfaced regarding confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz on Friday. […]


    Video: NYPD Officer Sings Backstreet Boys Through Patrol Car’s PA System
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 07:09 by Officer

    Officer Richard Gunther is getting props on Instagram for his unique rendition of “I Want it that Way,” as performed using his patrol car’s PA system. […]


    Company Officers Are the Mortar in Your Fire Department
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 07:00 by Firehouse

    Jarrod Sergi explains how the company officer plays a critical role in holding the organization together. […]


    California Mass Shooting Victims Remembered at Memorial
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 06:44 by Officer

    As Sunday came in Thousand Oaks, people turned to all the things that brought them comfort. […]


    Baltimore Police Officer Found Guilty of Fabricating Evidence
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 06:39 by Officer

    A Baltimore Police officer was found guilty by a judge Friday of fabricating evidence in a case in which his own body-camera footage showed him placing drugs in a vacant lot and then acting as if he had just discovered them. […]


    Alabama Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 06:27 by Officer

    A federal district judge has ruled a Dothan animal services officer did not violate the Fourth Amendment rights of a man she fatally shot after a struggle stemming from a driver’s license and a stray dog. […]


    Off-Duty NYPD Officer Beaten While Walking His Dog
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 06:18 by Officer

    An off-duty NYPD officer out walking his dog suffered a fractured cheek bone in a seemingly unprovoked attack in Brooklyn. […]


    Texas Deputy Shot In the Face Released From Hospital
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 06:07 by Officer

    Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy Calvin “C.J.” Lehmann, who was shot in the face while serving a warrant last week, has been released from the hospital. […]


    Double Amputee Marine, Now a New York Police Officer, Donated Home on Veterans Day Weekend
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 05:54 by Officer

    Suffolk County Officer Matias Ferreira raised the Stars and Stripes in his front yard and, with his wife and daughter, stepped through the front door into a new and improved place to call home. […]


    5 steps to organizational progress in the fire service
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 05:37 by Firerescue1

    Challenge the file cabinets of past history in your fire department to achieve a visionary future […]


    North Carolina Police Officer Dies After Patrol Cars Collide
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 05:26 by Officer

    Greensboro Police Officer Jared William Franks died Saturday after his cruiser was struck by another patrol car and was sent careening through a nearby yard and into a house. […]


    Fundraiser launched for Calif. EMS providers who lost everything in wildfire
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 02:24 by EMS1

    A GoFundMe was set up to raise money for 25 employees of Butte County EMS who lost all of their belongings in the Camp fire […]


    Why every firefighter should pay attention to unseen inhalation risks
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 01:35 by Firerescue1

    Prevent long-term disease with breathing air safety precautions […]


    Wash. fire dept. prepares for AMR EMT strike
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:09 by EMS1

    The Seattle Fire Department is working on a contingency plan in case AMR EMTs authorize a strike in protest of low wages […]


    Wash. fire dept. prepares for AMR EMT strike
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:09 by Firerescue1

    The Seattle Fire Department is working on a contingency plan in case AMR EMTs authorize a strike in protest of low wages […]


    4 instances where the fire hydrant may not be enough
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:07 by Firerescue1

    Extreme weather, natural disasters and line breaks can damage fire hydrants and limit water supply […]


    Rapid response: Firefighters battling catastrophic wildfires and EMS providers evacuating civilians deserve our attention and support
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:06 by EMS1

    Most recent California wildfires have killed at least 29 people and destroyed more than 6,400 homes […]


    Rapid response: Firefighters battling catastrophic wildfires and EMS providers evacuating civilians deserve our attention and support
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:06 by Firerescue1

    Most recent California wildfires have killed at least 29 people and destroyed more than 6,400 homes […]


    Texas firefighter fatally shot after off-duty altercation
    Posted November 12th, 2018 @ 00:06 by Firerescue1

    Police said Woodlands Fire Department firefighter Nicholas Daniel was shot after going to the suspect’s house to confront him about some text messages […]


    Overdose survivor offers free fentanyl test strips
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 23:49 by EMS1

    Ryan Fowler was giving the test strips away to friends who use drugs, but expanded the offer to the public after hearing about a couple of fatal overdoses […]


    EMS crew rebuilds patient’s wheelchair ramp
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 23:14 by EMS1

    After helping a quadriplegic whose wheelchair slid off the ramp leading to his home, Okaloosa County EMS crew members came back on their own time to fix the ramp […]


    Calif. firefighters rescue arson suspect from fire he allegedly started
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 23:09 by Firerescue1

    Police said Osvaldo Madrigal is responsible for setting two fires within 50 minutes of one another […]


    Forest management, WUI planning, humanity needed in California wildfires
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 23:01 by Firerescue1

    Long-term community action is key to reducing the loss of lives, property, infrastructure and natural resources from wildfires […]


    2 Mich. EMTs, 2 cops hurt after police car hits ambulance
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 22:51 by EMS1

    Officials said the ambulance rolled over after the police car crashed into it, resulting in the injuries of two EMTs, two cops and one patient […]


    Fire service leaders denounce Trump’s wildfire tweet
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 22:44 by Firerescue1

    California Professional Firefighters President Brian Rice said President Trump’s tweet about the wildfires was “ill-informed, ill-timed and demeaning” […]


    A firefighter’s guide to UAS certification
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 22:00 by Firerescue1

    New Federal Aviation Administration guidelines announced for fire departments […]


    Officials: 31 dead in Calif. wildfires, responders searching for more victims
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 21:41 by EMS1

    Six more were found dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29 and the statewide total to 31 […]


    Officials: 31 dead in Calif. wildfires, responders searching for more victims
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 21:41 by Firerescue1

    Six more were found dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29 and the statewide total to 31 […]


    World’s Largest Firefighting Airplane Battles CA Wildfires
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 13:00 by Firehouse

    The Colorado Springs-based Global SuperTanker is in the skies over northern California to help extinguish the devastating Camp fire. […]


    A Veterans Day Message from SIG SAUER
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 12:10 by Officer

    Newington, N.H. (November 11, 2018) – At SIG SAUER, our responsibility to the military and our Veterans is what drives us and gives us purpose. A significant portion of the products we make are safeguarding those who serve, protect, and defend… […]


    Major Fire at LA Apartments Causes Roof Collapse
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 11:00 by Firehouse

    Baton Rouge firefighters battled a fire at the Goodwood Place Apartments that appeared to do major damage. […]


    CA Man Fights Paradise Fire for Hours to Save 90-Year-Old Mother
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 10:00 by Firehouse

    “I felt like I was fighting an elephant with a piece of spaghetti.” […]


    Paradise Lost: Fire Destroys CA Town
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 09:00 by Firehouse

    Firefighters find only one house standing out of 20 they visited. […]


    Ohio firefighters gather for last call at 106-year-old fire station
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    “Seeing all the old guys at the old station and what it meant to them … there (are) a lot of memories that will never go away,” Chief John Soisson said […]


    Houston firefighters, mayor disagree on next steps after pay parity is approved
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Mayor Sylvester Turner said the ballot initiative’s passage would force him to downsize the department, cause response times to rise and endanger public safety […]


    Soccer player revives man with CPR on flight to tournament
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Eastern Washington University soccer team player Ashley Valdivieso took immediate action and began chest compressions on the man in the aisle of the plan […]


    NY town looks to solve ambulance service troubles
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Cape Vincent Ambulance Squad officials are seeking proposals for how to address years of deficient volunteer staffing […]


    Longtime Okla. EMS agency president dies
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Emergency Medical Services Authority H. Stephen Williamson, 63, led the agency until his retirement in 2017 […]


    NY town seeks solution to years of deficient EMT volunteer staffing
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    Cape Vincent Ambulance Squad officials are seeking proposals for how to address years of deficient volunteer staffing […]


    Death Toll from CA’s Paradise Fire Swells to 23; 100 Still Missing
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 07:00 by Firehouse

    The death toll from the most destructive fire in California history surged to 23 people on Saturday night, with more than 100 still missing in Butte County, officials said. […]


    Drug bust nets Pa. cops 10,000 bags of heroin
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Megan Guza The Tribune-Review PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A Pittsburgh husband and wife are in federal custody after a late-night drug bust Friday that led to the seizure of thousands of bags of heroin, authorities said. The incident began with a traffi… […]


    Audit: Dallas cops are working too much at off-duty jobs
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Tasha Tsiaperas and Robert Wilonsky The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Dallas police officers are working too long and too often for off-duty employers, says a city audit released Friday. In Dallas, officers can end up working longer hours at their off-duty jobs than in their actual police work, and their bosses often don’t […]


    Fired Alaska lieutenant wins $2.3M in lawsuit against city
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Devin Kelly Alaska Dispatch News ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal jury has ruled the city of Anchorage must pay nearly $2.3 million in damages to a former Anchorage police lieutenant who said the city retaliated against and unfairly fired him in 2015. The former lieutenant, Anthony Henry, said he wanted to clear his name […]


    Cops assist firefighters responding to Calif. wildfires
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Scott Schwebke The Orange County Register VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. — Exhausted and a bit overwhelmed, Ventura County Fire Department Capt. Stan Ziegler said his spirits were lifted Friday as he drove through Thousand Oaks. Ziegler, who had been … […]


    IAFF, CA Officials Criticize Trump Following Funding Tweet
    Posted November 11th, 2018 @ 00:30 by Firehouse

    The IAFF called the President’s comments about massive wildfires burning throughout California “irresponsible, reckless and insulting.” […]


    Death toll in Northern California wildfire rises to 23
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 22:28 by Firerescue1

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said 14 additional bodies were found, bringing the death toll to 23 […]


    Death toll in Northern Calif. wildfire rises to 23
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 22:28 by Firerescue1

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said 14 additional bodies were found, bringing the death toll to 23 […]


    CA Winds Whip Deadly Camp Fire to 100,000 Acres
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 15:30 by Firehouse

    The fire has killed 9 people and destroyed 6,453 homes and 260 commercial buildings, making it the most destructive in California history. […]


    CA Firefighters Witness ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Toll of Camp fire
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 11:45 by Firehouse

    There is also a growing risk among firefighters of what one Sonoma County veteran called “emotional fatigue.” […]


    PA Fire Sends 4 People to Hospital
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 10:45 by Firehouse

    A raging two-alarm blaze Friday night in a row home sent four people to the hospital and forced neighbors to spring to action in northwest Reading. […]


    CA Wildfire: What We Know About the Camp Fire
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 10:00 by Firehouse

    The massive Camp Fire that exploded near Chico in Butte County on Thursday is now the most destructive wildfire in California history. […]


    Ohio State Students Evacuated After 3-Alarm Fire in Nearby Building
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 09:15 by Firehouse

    Columbus firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a building at Indianola and Eighth avenues near Ohio State University’s campus. […]


    Firenado: Massive Tornado of Swirling Flame Whirls Over CA Town
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 08:30 by Firehouse

    A finger of red swirling flames materialized amid a scorched section of Butte County as the Camp Fire cut a harrowing path across Northern California. […]


    NH Crews Remove Toppled Propane Truck
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:45 by Firehouse

    Hopkinton firefighters and a state hazmat team finished burning off propane from a 3,500-gallon tanker truck that flipped on Spring Street. […]


    6 arrested for burning model of Grenfell Tower
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Six people were arrested and released following an outcry surrounding the burning of a model of London’s Grenfell Tower, where 72 people died […]


    Women help save man who collapsed at DC polling place
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    D.C. firefighter and paramedic Christopher Boyette credits the women’s teamwork for helping the man breathe again and regain consciousness by the time they arrived […]


    Minn. fire chief resigns over inappropriate sexual relationship
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Chief Nealon Thompson was put on administrative leave in April after he contacted the city administrator to report that he “engaged in unprofessional conduct” […]


    Colo. firefighters find body of homicide victim while responding to call
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Members of the Pleasant View Fire Department found the body of a woman who had been shot while responding to a small brush fire […]


    Ohio city residents reject city-run EMS service
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    London city residents rejected a bid to cut their ties to the Madison County Emergency Medical District and create London’s first-ever city-operated EMS service […]


    No shortage of case studies at Md. active shooter workshop
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:30 by EMS1

    For the first responders attending an active assailant workshop, there was no shortage of real-life case studies from which to learn […]


    Multiple Rescues Prevent Tragic Ending at SD Apartment Fire
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 07:00 by Firehouse

    Bystanders and firefighters made multiple rescues during a Friday morning fire at an apartment building in Rapid City. […]


    2 found dead in Southern Calif. wildfires
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 05:14 by Firerescue1

    Two people were found dead and scores of houses from the celebrity mansions of Malibu to the mobile homes of seniors burned in a pair of wildfires […]


    FBI: Mad Stone Bloods street gang leader nabbed in NY
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Mustian Associated Press NEW YORK — A Brooklyn man accused of overseeing the Mad Stone Bloods, a violent street and prison gang, was arrested last week on charges of racketeering and interstate drug trafficking, according to newly unsealed court records. FBI agents arrested William Seeley, also known as “Papa Don,” on Nov. 1, […]


    Official: Calif. shooter debated sanity online during bar massacre
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan J. Cooper and Michael Balsamo Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday. Also, […]


    Baltimore cop whose body cam allegedly showed ‘evidence-planting’ found guilty
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Rector The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore Police officer was found guilty by a judge Friday of fabricating evidence in a case in which his own body-camera footage showed him placing drugs in a vacant lot and then acting as if he h… […]


    Official: Sessions’ order curtailing use of consent decrees won’t affect Baltimore PD
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Christina Tkacik The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — The head of Baltimore’s consent decree monitoring team said a memo issued by Jeff Sessions just before he was ousted as Attorney General will have no effect on the federal decree ordering civil rights reforms at the city’s police department. Kenneth Thompson, the court-appointed monitor, said there’s […]


    Cop whose body cam allegedly showed ‘evidence-planting’ found guilty
    Posted November 10th, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Rector The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore Police officer was found guilty by a judge Friday of fabricating evidence in a case in which his own body-camera footage showed him placing drugs in a vacant lot and then acting as if he h… […]


    At least 9 dead in Northern Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 21:29 by Firerescue1

    Officials said nine people died in what quickly grew into the state’s most destructive fire in at least a century […]


    Responding to the Active Shooter
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 19:39 by Christophor Periatt

    Nearly two decades after Columbine there shouldn’t be any question as to what we as law enforcement should do in an active shooter situation. We have to respond as safely as possible, grab what we have with us, and stop the killing. […]


    Manufacturers’ Association Announces 2018 Life Safety Advocate Award
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 18:29 by Firehouse

    Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has selected Paul Martin, Deputy State Fire Administrator with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s Office of Fire Prevention and Control for the award. […]


    Malfunctioning Water Heater Blamed for School Shooting Scare in North Carolina
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 18:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School in Pender County, NC. […]


    At Least Five Dead Fleeing CA Wildfire
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 17:10 by Firehouse

    Officials say five people have been found dead inside vehicles after trying to flee the expanding Camp Fire as it swept through Paradise. […]


    Two Tools for Field Communications
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 17:09 by Steve Albrecht

    Two models may help your field conversations, depending on who you’re talking to. Introduce-Explain-Ask is a service-oriented approach for relatively low-stress encounters. For tougher, more volatile situations, you can use Ask-Tell-Make. […]


    Two Tools for Field Communications
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 17:09 by Steve Albrecht

    Two models may help your field conversations, depending on who you’re talking to. Introduce-Explain-Ask is a service-oriented approach for relatively low-stress encounters. For tougher, more volatile situations, you can use Ask-Tell-Make. […]


    Wife Indicted in Murder of Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:19 by Officer

    A Jefferson Parish grand jury has charged Shantel Parria-Smith with second-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office sergeant who died of a single bullet to the head in the couple’s Waggaman home in June. […]


    $100K Donated to Florida LEOs, Volunteers Affected by Hurricane Michael
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:08 by POLICE Magazine

    “This storm hit us very hard,” Sheriff Ford said, noting about 60 staff members and deputies lost their homes. “Their resolve has been inspiring. They didn’t skip a beat in serving their community.” […]


    Sessions Restricted DOJ Use of Consent Decrees Before Leaving Office
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:08 by POLICE Magazine

    The document reflected Sessions’s staunch support for law enforcement and his belief that overzealous civil rights lawyers under the Obama administration vilified the local police. […]


    15-Year-Old on ATV Leads Texas Officers on Freeway Chase
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:08 by POLICE Magazine

    The hour-long pursuit eventually ended off the FM 1340 exit, where the teen surrendered. Deputies took him over to the Tractor Supply Co. to get the ATV off the freeway and took him into custody. […]


    $100K Donated to Florida LEOs, Volunteers Affected by Hurricane Michael
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:08 by POLICE Magazine

    “This storm hit us very hard,” Sheriff Ford said, noting about 60 staff members and deputies lost their homes. “Their resolve has been inspiring. They didn’t skip a beat in serving their community.” […]


    Law Enforcement Officials: Prevention is Key to Stopping Active Shooter Situations
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:06 by Officer

    Law enforcement officials say that officers have the training necessary to react to an active shooter incident, but note that prevention is the key to stopping any attack. […]


    The Sugarcreek, OH, Fire Department Orders Type I Ambulance
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:01 by Firehouse

    The Sugarcreek, OH, Fire Department has taken delivery of a new Life Line Emergency Vehicles Superliner Type I ambulance […]


    Sugarcreek, OH, Fire Department Orders Type I Ambulance
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 16:01 by Firehouse

    The Sugarcreek, OH, Fire Department has taken delivery of a new Life Line Emergency Vehicles Superliner Type I ambulance […]


    Rapid Response: Despite risks, solo officer active shooter response saves lives
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    By J. Pete Blair, Ph.D., P1 Contributor What happened: A single gunman entered a crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California, and began shooting people with a handgun. The attacker began his rampage by shooting a security guard outside of the bar. He then… […]


    Video Released from Incident where Indiana Officer was Tased in Face by Suspect
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:30 by POLICE Magazine

    The suspect reportedly grabbed the Taser off the officer’s belt when both men fell during a struggle. He then drive stunned the officer in the face, according to reports. […]


    NFL Player Protesting Police During Anthem Goes on “Eye-Opening” Ride-Along
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:30 by POLICE Magazine

    “When you’re actually in the situation and they call you to a certain situation and you have to go, I’m like, ‘Wait, wait, wait. Where are we going? I’m not going to stop a fight right now. I’m in the car,'” Crawford said. “It’s more real life when you have to go into those situations […]


    NFL Player Protesting Police During Anthem Goes on “Eye-Opening” Ride-Along
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:30 by POLICE Magazine

    “When you’re actually in the situation and they call you to a certain situation and you have to go, I’m like, ‘Wait, wait, wait. Where are we going? I’m not going to stop a fight right now. I’m in the car,'” Crawford said. “It’s more real life when you have to go into those situations […]


    After Losing Seat, Texas Judge Frees Most Juvenile Defendants
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:24 by Officer

    Harris County Juvenile Court Judge Glenn Devlin lost his re-election bid to Natalia Oakes as Democrats swept the county’s juvenile judicial offices. […]


    Texas Judge Releases Juvenile Offenders After Losing Election
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 15:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Harris County prosecutors expressed concerns after Judge Glenn Devlin made the decision in Houston. The juveniles face charges ranging from misdemeanors to violent crimes. […]


    Legislation Aims to Have Police Counsel Officers
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 14:30 by Officer

    Trauma causes lasting effects on children and adults, but one broad category of public employees who witness trauma on a regular basis faces a daunting dilemma over discussing those effects. […]


    Investigators: Wife staged La. sergeant husband’s murder to look like suicide
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 14:24 by PoliceOne

    By Chad Calder The Advocate JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — A Jefferson Parish grand jury has charged Shantel Parria-Smith with second-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office sergeant who died of a single bullet to the head in the couple’s Waggaman home in June. Thursday’s indictment came three days […]


    Norwegian Police Adopt SIG Sauer P320 X-Series as Standard Service Pistol
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    SIG Sauer Inc. announced that the Norwegian Police have selected the SIG Sauer P320 X-Series as the standard service pistol for select agencies within their organization. […]


    Law Enforcement Embracing Computer Voice Stress Analyzer Technology
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 14:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Innocent people are being exonerated in record numbers as new technologies such as DNA become more sophisticated and the Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA) is increasingly being used for truth verification instead of the old polygraph, says NITV Federal Services. […]


    Screenings announced for new Kyle Dinkheller documentary
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 14:04 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesMost law enforcement officers are aware of the sacrifice made by Deputy Kyle Dinkheller in 1998, when he was murdered during a traffic stop of a Vietnam combat veteran suffering from bipolar disorder and PTSD. The dashcam video from the… […]


    Australian Police Stop Man in Stabbing Rampage
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 13:50 by Officer

    A knife-wielding man in Melbourne who set a vehicle on fire and fatally stabbed one person and injured two others on Friday has died in hospital with police treating the attack as a terrorist incident. […]


    Sessions Curtailed Use of Consent Decrees as One of His Last Acts as Attorney General
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 13:26 by Officer

    Before he was fired by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed a memo that appears to curtail the Department of Justice’s ability to implement and enforce consent decrees. […]


    Photo of the Week: Autumn patrol
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersThis week’s photo was submitted by Officer James McGraw of the Weston Police Department in Connecticut. Officer McGraw used a drone to scout the location, a scenic road that runs along the Saugatuck Reservoir, before snapping this shot of a police cruiser among the trees. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of […]


    First Responders Who Died of 9/11-Related Illnesses Can Now Receive Federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 13:11 by Officer

    First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a federal medal honoring Sept. 11 heroes under a new law signed by President Donald Trump. […]


    How did cops fare on Election Day?
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 13:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Remember when law and order were standard political issues? Before this year that meant empowering law enforcement to fight crime. This year seemed to be an order for law enforcement to stand down. Here is a roundup o… […]


    How cops’ interactions with kids can help resolve the recruiting crisis
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 12:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Police officers have a unique opportunity to positively influence the lives of countless children — many of whom do not really have very many positive role models in their lives — to become productive members of society when […]


    NY Firefighter’s Gun Stolen During Shift
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 12:41 by Firehouse

    A Buffalo firefighter parked behind a fire station discovered a 9 mm handgun was stolen from his car when he left work Thursday morning. […]


    Speaking on the Unspeakable: Ending the Pandemic of Police Officer Suicide
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 12:30 by Doug Wyllie

    I’ve talked with officers who have lost a colleague to suicide—as well as many widows of officers who died by suicide—and just about everyone has said that the warning signs were there before tragedy struck. They just didn’t put the pieces together until it was too late. Let’s all do a better job of helping […]


    Texas judge releases juvenile defendants after losing election
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 12:15 by PoliceOne

    By Keri Blakinger Houston Chronicle HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — After losing his bench in a Democratic sweep, Harris County Juvenile Court Judge Glenn Devlin released nearly all of the youthful defendants that appeared in front him on Wednesday morning, simply asking the kids whether they planned to kill anyone before letting them go. “He was […]


    Victim of Calif. bar attack survived Vegas massacre
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 12:10 by PoliceOne

    By Peter Larsen The Orange County Register THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Telemachus Orfanos, who survived the Route 91 Harvest Festival massacre in Las Vegas a year ago, was again with friends and fans of country music when he was shot and killed in th… […]


    Why every PD needs an evidence management system
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    Author: Melissa MannEvidence room audits across the country continue to unearth instances of missing evidence resulting in the dismissal of criminal cases. Using logbooks or spreadsheets to manage huge volumes of evidence is no longer justifiable. An e… […]


    Seattle police union contract faces obstacles from community
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — In a major blow, 24 community groups on Thursday urged the City Council to reject a tentative contract her administration negotiated with the city’s rank-and-file police union. Among those who s… […]


    Voters Overwhelmingly Support CO Firefighters
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 11:10 by Firehouse

    Voters in more than 50 districts across Colorado on Tuesday approved ballot measures that secure the finances of local fire departments. […]


    Ill. Suicide Prevention Act allows cops in need to connect with other officers
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Buedel Journal Star PEORIA, Ill. — Trauma causes lasting effects on children and adults, but one broad category of public employees who witness trauma on a regular basis faces a daunting dilemma over discussing those effects. Legislation currently proposed in Illinois aims to make that discussion easier, with a goal of keeping those […]


    Some NH Firefighters Denied Cancer Aid
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 11:01 by Firehouse

    Seabrook’s deputy fire chief is among the New Hampshire firefighters finding it difficult to get workers comp benefits for job-related cancers. […]


    Former AG signed memo curtailing use of police consent decrees before leaving office
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Christina Tkacik The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Before he was fired by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed a memo that appears to curtail the Department of Justice’s ability to implement and enforce … […]


    First responders who died of Sept. 11-related illnesses can now receive federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By John Annese New York Daily News NEW YORK — First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a federal medal honoring Sept. 11 heroes under a new law signed by President Trump. The law, introduced last year by Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens), makes firefighters, cops and emergency service officers fatally sickened […]


    Wildfire Erupts after CA Shooting Horror
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 09:28 by Firehouse

    Portions of Ventura County were under siege Thursday as two large wildfires threatened communities reeling from the Thousand Oaks shooting. […]


    Fast-Moving Wildfire Devastates CA Town
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 09:19 by Firehouse

    In what officials described as “mass devastation,” at least 1,000 structures were lost Thursday as the Camp Fire swept through the town of Paradise. […]


    Trump Signs 9/11 Medal of Valor Law
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 09:08 by Firehouse

    First responders who died of Ground Zero-related illnesses are eligible for a 9/11 Medal of Valor under a new law signed by President Trump. […]


    Illiopolis, IL, Gets New Tanker-Pumper
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 09:01 by Firehouse

    Illiopolis Fire Department in Illiopolis, IL has taken delivery of a Midwest Fire side control tanker-pumper built on a Freightliner. […]


    Father Arrested in Deadly TX Blaze
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:54 by Firehouse

    A West Lubbock man has been charged after admitting to leaving his four children home alone before a fire erupted and killed them Wednesday. […]


    No Serious Injuries in Chicago Mayday
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:47 by Firehouse

    A collapse during an early morning fire Friday at a duplex on Chicago’s South Side prompted a mayday call but ended with no serious injuries. […]


    What cops need to tell their families about active shooters
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodI was at the California Association of Tactical Officers (CATO) annual conference when I overheard attendees discussing the active shooter attack that had just happened hours before at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Cal… […]


    California Sheriff’s Sergeant About to Retire Dies a Hero During Bar Shooting
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:05 by Officer

    Ventura County Sgt. Ron Helus died responding to the incident at Borderline Bar & Grill, Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters. A 29-year veteran of the force, Helus had been looking to retire in the “next year or so,” Dean said. […]


    Woman Meets Officer, ‘Guardian Angel,’ Who Pulled Her From Fire
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:02 by Officer

    A woman wanted to thank the officer who pulled her from a burning home. […]


    Piano-Playing Police Officer Comforts Florida Family After Elderly Dad’s Fall
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 08:00 by Officer

    After responding to a call to help an elderly man who had fallen, Officer Hernandez played piano for their distraught daughter. […]


    Florida Police Officers Rescue Lost Camel on Hump Day
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 07:44 by Officer

    Miami-Dade police officers and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals soon caught up with the animal, which had been reported lost by a local resident. […]


    NY firefighter’s union challenges assistant chief’s reinstatement
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 07:30 by Firerescue1

    Utica’s firefighters union is threatening legal action against the city as to how the Utica Fire Department’s assistant chief was reinstated to his former job […]


    $100K Donated to Florida Sheriff to Help Deputies After Hurricane Michael
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 07:25 by Officer

    Officials accepted donations totaling $100,000 to go toward volunteers and law enforcement officers Thursday in what they hope will be continuing outpouring of support from corporations. […]


    Washington Police Barred From Selling Confiscated Rifles
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 07:07 by Officer

    The Spokane Police Department will no longer be able to sell the guns it confiscates after the Spokane City Council approved a new law requiring the department to destroy guns instead of auctioning them. […]


    Baltimore Police Officer Accused of Planting Drugs Says He Was Doing ‘Documentation’
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 06:54 by Officer

    Baltimore Police Officer Richard Pinheiro Jr., whose body camera showed him placing a soup can with drugs inside in a trash-strewn lot, said the footage was intended to serve as a re-creation of how he first found the drugs for “documentation” purposes… […]


    How NYPD Detective Tracked Down Jogger’s Alleged Killer
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 06:45 by Officer

    NYPD Lt. John Russo testified Thursday about his first encounter with the accused killer — two months before the brutal rape and murder occurred in his Howard Beach neighborhood. […]


    Vigils Held for Victims of California Mass Shooting
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 06:40 by Officer

    The first night of vigils and memorials in Thousand Oaks were held, 20 hours after a gunman fatally shot 12 people at the Borderline Bar & Grill before dying of a gunshot wound himself. […]


    Video: New Jersey Troopers Rescue Unconscious Man From Burning Car
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer

    New Jersey State Police Troopers Thomas O’Connor and Christopher Warwick pulled an unconscious man from a burning car moments before it became fully engulfed in flames. […]


    Recognize the signs of crisis after a traumatic response
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 04:45 by EMS1

    The shooting at the Thousand Oaks, Ca., Borderline Bar & Grill is another blow to first responders in communities impacted by mass violence […]


    Recognize the signs of crisis after a traumatic response
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 04:45 by Firerescue1

    The shooting at the Thousand Oaks, Ca., Borderline Bar & Grill is another blow to first responders in communities impacted by mass violence […]


    Officials: 5 people found dead in vehicles torched by Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 02:17 by Firerescue1

    Officials say the victims were found in the same area in the town of Paradise, near a main thoroughfare heading out of the town that was consumed by flames […]


    Officials: 5 people found dead in vehicles torched by Northern Calif. wildfire
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 02:17 by Firerescue1

    Officials say the victims were found in the same area in the town of Paradise, near a main thoroughfare heading out of the town that was consumed by flames […]


    EMS World Expo Quick Take: Training citizens for emergencies
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 02:00 by EMS1

    A panel of experts share their community outreach best practices in educating citizens how to respond to cardiac arrest and overdose emergencies […]


    Lawsuit alleges hospital improperly sedated woman with ketamine
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 01:23 by EMS1

    Brittany Buckley says Hennepin Healthcare paramedics forcibly injected her with ketamine last year and enrolled her in a clinical trial […]


    Fire dept. charity helps family of fallen firefighter after blaze destroys home
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 00:22 by Firerescue1

    Ignite the Spirit donated money to help Julie Carnithan, cousin of fallen firefighter Billy Grant, rebuild her home […]


    Paramedics make ‘Power of Love’ lip sync video for colleague with cancer
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 00:20 by EMS1

    B.C. Emergency Health Services paramedics showed support for their colleague, Sharon Unger, by doing something to “make her laugh” […]


    Fla. county officials not renewing grant to get free naloxone
    Posted November 9th, 2018 @ 00:13 by EMS1

    Miami County officials did not renew a state grant to receive free doses of naloxone, saying “overdoses are down significantly” in the area […]


    Fla. AMR stations serve as Official Safe Havens for newborns
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 23:39 by EMS1

    During National Adoption Month, AMR reminded the public that its Florida stations and ambulances will receive unharmed newborns […]


    Calif. wildfires force thousands to evacuate as community reels from shooting
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 23:25 by Firerescue1

    Tens of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes from the threat of wildfires in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 12 people […]


    Southern Calif. wildfire force thousands to evacuate as community reels from shooting
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 23:25 by Firerescue1

    Tens of thousands of people were forced to flee their homes from the threat of wildfires in the wake of a mass shooting that killed 12 people […]


    Pa. firefighters shot at by homeowner while leaving call
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 23:18 by Firerescue1

    At least two gunshots were fired at firefighters as they were leaving a residence on a private road where they encountered an armed homeowner […]


    First responders who died of Sept. 11-related illnesses can now receive federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:53 by Firerescue1

    The law makes firefighters, cops and emergency service officers fatally sickened by the toxic debris pile eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor […]


    First responders who died of Sept. 11-related illnesses can now receive federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:53 by EMS1

    The law makes firefighters, cops and emergency service officers fatally sickened by the toxic debris pile eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor […]


    First responders who died of 9/11-related illnesses eligible for federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:53 by Firerescue1

    The law makes firefighters, cops and emergency service officers fatally sickened by the toxic debris pile eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor […]


    First responders who died of 9/11-related illnesses eligible for federal Medal of Valor
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:53 by EMS1

    The law makes firefighters, cops and emergency service officers fatally sickened by the toxic debris pile eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor […]


    Officials: $60K missing from Mass. firefighters relief fund
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:49 by Firerescue1

    An investigation found that $60,000 was missing from the Hudson Firefighters Relief Association Fund, and firefighters believe their chief is to blame […]


    2 Iowa EMS providers hurt in ambulance crash
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 22:40 by EMS1

    Officials said a four-vehicle crash occurred after an ambulance that was transporting a patient went through a red light with its lights and sirens activated […]


    Provider safety and C-A-B treatment products showcased at EMS World Expo 2018
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 21:48 by EMS1

    Tradeshows are an opportunity to learn about EMS products and design improvements, and give real-world feedback to manufacturers […]


    Push to Protect Retired TX Firefighters
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:30 by Firehouse

    Advocates in Texas are pushing for changes to state law that will include retired firefighters within the protections for job-related cancers. […]


    IWCE 2019 Offers Unrivaled Education on the Latest Developments, Trends and Technology in Critical Communications
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:30 by Officer

    IWCE 2019, March 4-8, in Las Vegas. Amazon Web Services’ Emerging Tech and Cybersecurity Expert, Merritt Baer, to Keynote Event […]


    Fast-Moving CA Blaze Triggers Massive Evac
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:13 by Firehouse

    More than 20,000 people were ordered to evacuate in the Sierra foothills near Chico as the Camp Fire grew to over 8,000 acres in seven hours. […]


    California Sheriff’s Sergeant Killed in Mass Shooting Saluted During Procession
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:10 by Officer

    Residents and public safety workers crowded overpasses along the 101 Freeway near Thousand Oaks to honor Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus as his body was transported to Ventura County Medical Examiner’s office Thursday morning, Nov. 8. […]


    Former Orlando Chief Elected Orange County Sheriff
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Mina will now lead the largest law-enforcement agency in Central Florida, with a $250-million budget and about 2,600 full-time employees. […]


    California Sergeant Killed in Mass Shooting Spoke with Wife Before Responding
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Sgt. Ron Helus, who spoke to his wife multiple times during every shift, told her “I’ve got to go handle a call. I love you. I’ll talk to you later,” Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said Thursday. […]


    Spotlight: Cradlepoint’s 4G LTE in-vehicle router creates a secure and reliable network for first responders
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 17:04 by PoliceOne

    Company Name: Cradlepoint Headquarters: Boise, ID Signature Product: Cloud Managed 4G LTE In-Vehicle Router Website: https://cradlepoint.com/4g-lte-network-solutions-first-responders Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-delivered wireless edge solutions for branch, mobile, and IoT networks. Cradlepoint’s Elastic Edge™ vision — powered by NetCloud services —provides a blueprint for agile, pervasive and software-driven wireless WANs that leverage 4G and […]


    Spotlight: Frontline’s time-saving and easy-to-use software was made by cops, for cops
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 16:49 by PoliceOne

    Company Name: Frontline Public Safety Solutions Headquarters: Grove, IL Signature Product: Tool-Kit and Training Tracker Website: https://www.frontlinepss.com/ FRONTLINE Public Safety Solutions is a state-of-the-art platform giving officers 10 differen… […]


    Aging WA Apparatus Has Hoppy History
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 16:30 by Firehouse

    Central Pierce Fire & Rescue is retiring a decades-old technical rescue apparatus that was converted from a beer delivery truck. […]


    Officials: Motive unclear in shooting that killed 12 at Calif. bar
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 16:16 by PoliceOne

    By Krysta Fauria Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in terror before apparently taking his own life, authorities said […]


    North Carolina Chief Resigns Over Controversial Video
    Posted November 8th, 2018 @ 16:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Hooper was hired in 2015 to oversee a department with a budget that’s grown to $29 million with up to 238 sworn officers plus 58 other employees. […]