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    Tool to help police in opioid crisis draws privacy concern
    Posted July 23rd, 2017 @ 14:32 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Catalini Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials to access its prescription drug monitoring database without a court order, pitting patient rights to privacy against the government’s ability to investigate so-called doctor shopping. Republican state Sen. […]


    Ariz. tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops
    Posted July 23rd, 2017 @ 14:22 by PoliceOne

    By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. Arizona, which allows residents to carry weapons without permits, recently changed its rule book for the road in a […]


    Officials rush to secure funding after DPS announces crime lab fees
    Posted July 23rd, 2017 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Law enforcement agencies across Texas are rushing to secure additional funding after the state Department of Public Safety surprised them by announcing it will start charging for crime lab services. Police chiefs and sheriffs said they weren’t expecting Thursday’s announcement that charges will be imposed starting Sept. 1. Ryan Phipps, […]


    8 found dead in sweltering truck in immigrant smuggling case
    Posted July 23rd, 2017 @ 14:09 by PoliceOne

    By Eric Gay and Will Weissert Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling operation gone wrong. The driver was arrested, officials said. It was […]


    Proposed next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots
    Posted July 23rd, 2017 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    By Rebecca Boone Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis’ embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He’s friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city’s black […]


    Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed
    Posted July 22nd, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed […]


    SC to require psychological tests for aspiring officers
    Posted July 22nd, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By Seanna Adcox Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — Becoming a law enforcement officer in South Carolina will require psychological testing under a new requirement aimed at weeding out people not suitable for the job. The board that oversees the state’s Criminal Justice Academy voted unanimously Wednesday to mandate the screening for all aspiring officers. Starting […]


    Ohio Highway Patrol trooper hospitalized after falling from overpass
    Posted July 22nd, 2017 @ 12:59 by PoliceOne

    The Blade TOLEDO, Ohio — An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper is hospitalized Friday after falling from an I-75 overpass while trying to stop a fleeing motorist in North Toledo. Trooper Brian Mull, who has served about five years with the patrol, is recovering from broken bones and some bruising, Toledo post commander Lt. Shaun Robinson […]


    Cook County sheriff lays off 110 recruits, trainees
    Posted July 22nd, 2017 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    By Megan Crepeau Chicago Tribune COOK COUNTY, Ill. — More than 110 Cook County sheriff’s office recruits and trainees were laid off this week after a proposed countywide tax on soda was put on hold, officials said. The sheriff’s office layoffs are in addition to more than 300 county job cuts announced last week to […]


    Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns in Wake of OIS
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 21:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week’s fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer. […]


    Minneapolis Chief Calls Damond Shooting “Unnecessary”
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau on Thursday called the shooting death of Justine Damond “unnecessary” and said it contradicted the mission and training given to her officers. […]


    Savannah City Council Cancels Police Merger with County
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    In a special Savannah (GA) City Council meeting Friday morning, members voted 8-0 unanimously to end the controversial police department merger with Chatham County. […]


    LAPD Officer at Center of Cadet Scandal Charged with Sexual Crimes on Minor
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    He is accused of sexually assaulting the cadet in three separate incidents at three different locations on June 14. That same day, three cadets were caught riding in stolen police cruisers, after leading officers on two separate chases through South L.A., sparking the investigation that revealed the cadet scandal. […]


    MS Undersheriff Calls Out “Cowardly Punks” After 30 Rounds Fired at Officer’s Home
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Jenkins and his wife were at home at the time of the incident, but neither were injured, according to Jackson police. But the Jenkins’ living room and bedroom were destroyed, along with TVs, furnishings and memorabilia. […]


    Video: MI Officer’s Wife Makes Teddy Bears for Victimized Kids from Old Police Uniforms
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Police officers are wary when it comes to throwing out their retired uniforms – fearing it could fall into the wrong hands. The Kalkaska (MI) City Police had about 150 uniforms in their basement — sitting there for decades. […]


    Video: Transit Worker Comes to Aid of Beaten Southern California Officer
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 16:00 by POLICE Magazine

    A transit employee came to the rescue of an El Cajon, CA, police officer who was assaulted earlier this week and now she is telling her story. […]


    Old police uniforms find new life as childrens’ teddy bears
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 14:59 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KALKASKA, Mich. — When the Kalkaska Police Department challenged the staff find a creative solution to dealing with the 150 retired uniforms in its basement, one officer’s wife had the perfect idea on how to recycle the uniforms. “It just kind of popped in my head — well why don’t we make […]


    Photos: Officer brutally attacked by felon receives therapy dog visit
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 14:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EL CAJON, Calif. — An officer who was brutally attacked by a felon Monday received a special visitor Wednesday. Chopper the Bike Dog, whose mission is to “bring smiles, joy, love and happiness to all,” visited the Officer Sioson in the hospital to show him some extra love and thank him for […]


    Ford reveals first police pursuit pickup truck
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    Ford Media Center DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford is revealing the industry’s first pursuit-rated pickup, the 2018 F-150 Police Responder, giving law enforcement agencies a more versatile and capable patrol vehicle. Capable of speeds up to 100 mph, … […]


    Woman convicted of murder after parrot witness repeats ‘don’t shoot’
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 13:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WHITE CLOUD, Mich. — A jury has convicted a western Michigan woman of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot. The Newaygo County jury deliberated about eight hours before finding 49-year-old Glenna Duram guilty Wednesday of killing 46-year-old Martin Duram. He […]


    Grisly photos show officer’s injuries after Samurai sword attack
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ROCKINGHAM, Australia — An Australian officer “is very lucky to be alive” after a man attacked him with a Samurai sword. Police Union President George Tilbury told WA Today the 55-year-old officer responded to a domestic incident Wednesday. The suspect allegedly left the house before police arrived, but returned and attacked the […]


    Body cam video released, shows officer shooting dogs in yard
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Walsh and Sarah Jarvis Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — Body camera video from a Minneapolis police officer who shot and seriously wounded two dogs in a residential backyard not only shows the best view yet of the animals’ temperament and… […]


    Man livestreams as he speeds on beach, cursing and drinking
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated PRess CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. — A 27-year-old man broadcast live on Facebook as he sped down a Florida beach, running over beach chairs and umbrellas while drinking from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey. Authorities said he was yelling expletives about the police cars that were chasing him. The commotion along the beach on […]


    Police: Woman steals taxi, picks up paying passengers
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 10:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Police say a woman stole a taxi in Philadelphia and picked up a fare. They say the 65-year-old woman caught the cab around midnight Thursday and asked to be taken to the SugarHouse Casino. On the way, she asked the driver to make a stop at a gas station. It was […]


    Seven Illinois Police Officers Sue City Officials
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 10:18 by Officer.com

    Seven Aurora police officers and their families are suing the city and a former records manager in federal court over the alleged release of personal information to an imprisoned felon and known gang associate who the officers helped send to prison. […]


    NYPD Cops Save Woman, Grandson From Fire
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 10:07 by Officer.com

    Just four days into their new assignments as neighborhood coordination officers in Queens, two NYPD cops rescued a woman and her 2-year-old grandson from a house fire. […]


    Deputy wounded in Baton Rouge ambush returns to work
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 09:58 by PoliceOne

    By Emma Discher The Advocate BATON ROUGE, La. — On his first day back at work after a year of recovering from a gunshot wound, East Baton Rouge Parish deputy Bruce Simmons thought he was asked to attend the swearing-in of new deputies to give them advice, but instead he was surprised to find out […]


    Police chief: Australian woman fatally shot by cop ‘did not have to die’
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — An Australian woman should not have been shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call and the officer’s actions “go against who we are in the department,” the city’s police chief said. In her first public remarks on the killing, […]


    Minn. police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid calls for new leadership in the department following last week’s shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. In a statement released Friday, Harteau said: “I’ve decided I am willing to step aside to […]


    Authorities: Wanted Cop-Killer Died of Stroke
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 09:21 by Officer.com

    Donald Eugene Webb’s wife told authorities the fugitive died after two strokes in December 1997 and, as he faced death, asked her to dig a hole to be buried, court records show. […]


    Why drug enforcement is not a war, but a rescue operation
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouYou’ve seen the stories of whales dying after beaching themselves. There are even cases of beached whales who have been assisted back out to sea by rescuers only to die after beaching themselves once again. The deliberate willful beaching by whales provides a perfect comparison to people with an illicit drug addiction. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Should simply drawing your sidearm be considered a use of force?
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_120S–><!–cke_bookmark_120E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed For many — if not most — agencies, the act of drawing the service pistol from the holster and pointing it at a subject is considered a use of force. However, context should be considered. Is the firearm […]


    New librarian finds live Civil War-era shells in her office
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press CARLISLE, Mass. — A Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells from the Civil War inside a closet in her new office. Gleason Public Library director Abby Nola… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Sunsets on patrol
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Officer Zach Davis with the Arizona DOT snapped this sunset shot during his patrol. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Ph… […]


    Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars
    Posted July 21st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak Associated Press HOUSTON — In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world’s leading “darknet” marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers. AlphaBay, formerly the internet’s largest darknet site, had already gone offline […]


    Top 5 gun guy movies: The best gun-action films
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 21:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: TFB StaffThis article originally appeared on The Firearm Blog. In this episode of TFBTV, James goes over what he thinks are the top five movies from a gun guy’s perspective. James uses input from a poll completed by Patreon supporters in order to make this list. Gun porn need not apply, as all of […]


    Video: CA Police Captain, City Clerk Found Dead Inside Home After Hourslong Barricade
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 20:14 by POLICE Magazine

    A police captain and a city clerk were found dead following a standoff that lasted nearly eight hours at an apartment in Seal Beach, CA. […]


    Video: Outspoken MS Chief Says He’s Being Forced Out By New Mayor
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 20:01 by POLICE Magazine

    A lot of people loved Tchula, MS, Police Chief Kenneth Hampton’s in-your-face way of policing. Obviously, some people probably didn’t like that too much. He said he had been pressured to resign. […]


    Video: Car Theft Suspect Jumps on Train to Escape Charlotte Police
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 18:44 by POLICE Magazine

    A car theft suspect jumped on a freight train to evade officers of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Wednesday afternoon. […]


    Cook County, IL, Sheriff’s Office Lays Off Recruits and Trainees
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 110 Cook County, IL, sheriff’s office recruits and trainees were laid off this week after a proposed countywide tax on soda was put on hold, officials said. […]


    War on Cops is War on All Americans
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    In my view, there is nothing more dangerous than a cop killer. The criminal, terrorist or political activist who is willing to take on an armed police officer and murder him or her will not hesitate to kill anyone, anytime, anywhere. A cop killer is a total outlaw and a true menace to all of […]


    Louisiana Deputy Wounded in Last Summer’s Baton Rouge Ambush Returning to Duty
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    East Baton Rouge (LA) sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Bruce Simmons, who was wounded in an attack that left three law enforcement officers dead a year ago, has been cleared to return to work. […]


    Weaver Introduces Premium MSR Mount
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:45 by Officer.com

    Weaver, an industry leader in high-performance optics and mounting systems for more than 80 years, continues its quest to produce the best mounting solutions on the market by introducing the new Premium MSR Mount. […]


    The BRAND NEW F-150 Police Responder Pickup Truck
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:45 by Officer.com

    Available Spring 2018, The F-150 Police Responder is rated for speeds up to 100 mph and uses the same Ecoboost V6 engine as Ford police vehicle versions of the Taurus sedan and Explorer SUV. […]


    Phalanx Defense Systems, LLC Announces New Armor Sales Executive
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:41 by Officer.com

    David Whiddon has joined Phalanx Defense Systems, LLC as Armor Sales Executive. […]


    The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Announces Incident Debriefs for Annual Conferences
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:35 by Officer.com

    Debriefs on the Pulse nightclub shooting, Dallas police shootout, Washington Navy Yard shooter and others to be held during annual conferences in Phoenix, Arizona. […]


    Ford Debuts Pursuit-Rated F-150 Pickup Truck
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The 2018 F-150 Police Responder, expected on the road by next 2018, adds off-road capability and more utility to Ford’s lineup of police vehicles. […]


    DoubleStar Announces Collaboration with Knife Designer Darrin Sirois
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:28 by Officer.com

    Ret. Sergeant Major and Owner, Operator and Founder of TCT Knives (Tactical Combat Tools), Darrin Sirois, to work with DoubleStar to render his designs into affordable production knives. […]


    Public Safety Departments Innovating Search and Rescue Tactics
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:21 by Officer.com
    Workers Praised for Aiding Trooper in Arrest
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 17:06 by Officer.com

    Three Entergy Louisiana employees are being praised for their efforts to help a state trooper arrest suspect on the shoulder of a highway in Houma. […]


    Ford Unveils F-150 Police Pursuit Pickup Truck
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 16:51 by Officer.com

    The 375-horsepower, four-wheel-drive crew cab vehicle was developed specifically for rural agencies like the Border Patrol, sheriff’s departments and fish and game authorities. […]


    Fugitive in police chief slaying died in 1997 after stroke
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Court documents show a man wanted in the 1980 killing of a Pennsylvania police chief lived in a secret room in his ex-wife’s home and told her to bury him in the backyard when he died in 1997 after two strokes. The remains of Donald Eugene Webb were found buried […]


    Baltimore cop suspended; defense lawyers allege video shows drugs planted
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 13:53 by PoliceOne

    By Kasey Jones Associated Press BALTIMORE — A Baltimore officer’s police powers have been suspended after defense attorneys released a body camera video that they said shows an officer planting drugs. Two other officers were put on non-public-contact administrative duty, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at a news conference Wednesday. The video released Tuesday by […]


    Ore. trooper shot 12 times: ‘I’m thankful to be alive’
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 13:47 by PoliceOne

    By Everton Bailey Jr. The Oregonian PORTLAND, Ore. — A state trooper shot 12 times by a murder suspect was justified in firing back in a furious Christmas Day shootout that ended when the suspect killed himself, the Washington County District Attorney’s Office found after an investigation. Video and audio evidence supports Trooper Nic Cederberg’s […]


    Bus driver screams ‘Officer down!’ into radio of injured cop
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    By Karen Kucher The San Diego Union-Tribune EL CAJON, Calif. — After watching in terror as a man violently attacked a police officer in an El Cajon fast-food restaurant, Iesha Booker checked for a pulse on the bloody, unconscious officer and yell… […]


    Baltimore Police Investigating Allegations of Officer Manipulating Evidence
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 12:41 by Officer.com

    A 90-second clip of a Baltimore police body camera video led to the dismissal of a drug case, and 53 other cases that involve the same officer might be under review. […]


    Security Guard Killed, 3 Wounded In South L.A. Pot Shop Shooting
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 12:35 by Officer.com

    A security guard was killed and three other men were wounded in a shooting during an attempted armed robbery at a popular marijuana dispensary in South Los Angeles Wednesday night. […]


    Video: Officer Dances With Kids, Does the ‘Stanky Leg’
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 12:11 by Officer.com

    Watch as a New York City police officer breaks it down with a group of kids. […]


    7 Ill. cops sue, allege city released personal info to felon, gang associate
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 11:27 by PoliceOne

    By Hannah Leone The Daily Southtown, Tinley Park, Ill. TINLEY PARK, Ill. — Seven Aurora police officers and their families are suing the city and a former records manager in federal court over the alleged release of personal information to an imprisoned felon and known gang associate who the officers helped send to prison. Labeling […]


    Equature Offers System for Integrating Body-Worn Video with Command and Control in Real Time
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 11:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Equature’s new Interactive Policing technology system integrates Next Generation 911 (NG911) command and control dispatch recording systems to mobile body-worn and in-vehicle video cameras in real time. […]


    2 Calif. officers injured in explosion during training exercise
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    By Alene Tchekmedyian Los Angeles Times SOUTH GATE, Calif. — Two police officers were injured Wednesday in an explosion during a K-9 training exercise in South Gate, authorities said. The explosion was reported about 5:45 p.m. in the 5600 block of East Imperial Highway, said Michael Pittman, a supervising dispatcher with the Los Angeles County […]


    Wanted fugitive shot after trying to run over Ky. trooper
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LONDON, Ky. — Authorities say a Kentucky man has been hospitalized after he was shot by a Kentucky state trooper after trying to run him over with an all-terrain vehicle. Local news outlets report Kentucky State Police and Whitley County sheriff’s deputies found 31-year-old Billy Barnhill, described in a KSP release as a […]


    Minn. shooting shows challenge, learning curve with police body cams
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 10:57 by PoliceOne

    Kyle Potter Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Police and protesters heralded the arrival of the body camera as a critical window into officers’ everyday activities after the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. But as the killing of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis officer over the weekend showed, the technology depends on officers turning on their devices. […]


    Man Calls Police to Report Stolen Cocaine
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 08:16 by Officer.com

    A man called the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Sunday morning to report that someone had stolen a baggie of cocaine and cash from his car. […]


    Nevada Legal Pot Shops Running Out of Drug
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    Since recreational pot became legal two weeks ago, retail dispensaries have struggled to keep their shelves stocked and say they will soon run out if nothing is done to fix a broken supply chain. […]


    Minnesota Gov. Says Police Not ‘Trigger-Happy’
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    Gov. Mark Dayton defended Minnesota law enforcement in the wake of Saturday’s shooting death of Justine Damond, which Dayton called “a horrible tragedy.” […]


    AG Makes It Easier for Police to Seize Assets
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:44 by Officer.com
    Sheriffs Cashing in on Immigration Crackdown
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:33 by Officer.com

    A growing group of local governments across the country simultaneously participate in two ICE programs that, when combined, create a profit incentive for local law enforcement agencies to aggressively pursue unauthorized immigrants in their communities. […]


    Oklahoma Sheriff Releases Details in Firing of Sergeant Who Arrested Off-Duty Deputy
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:28 by Officer.com

    Grady County Sgt. Ryan Lake, who arrested a McClain County Deputy on July 4, has been fired due to an alleged conflict of interest. […]


    New Details Released in Shooting of Trooper
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:14 by Officer.com

    Oregon State Police Trooper Nic Cederberg shot 12 times by a murder suspect was justified in firing back in a furious Christmas Day shootout that ended when the suspect killed himself. […]


    Anti-fascist leader arrested after Calif. Capitol brawl
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California authorities announced Wednesday that they arrested a prominent San Francisco Bay Area anti-fascist leader on charges stemming from a state Capitol brawl last year between white nationalist groups and counter-protesters. Yvonne C. Felarca, 47, was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles on charges of inciting and participating […]


    Man breaks legs hiding from police in trash compactor
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Mari A. Schaefer Philly.com JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A man attempting to flee New Jersey police by hiding in a commercial trash compactor suffered compound fractures of both his legs. Jersey City police responded to a report of a man with a knife a… […]


    Two California Police Officers Burned in Blast
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 06:56 by Officer.com

    Two officers sustained burns Wednesday in an explosion at a K-9 training exercise in South Gate. […]


    Pa. police receive K-9 corps grant
    Posted July 20th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    The Reading Eagle READING, Pa. — Reading’s police K-9 unit and six others from the region will share about $14,650 in funding from a new grant program administered by the Berks County Community Foundation. The Richard Groff and Meda Kern K-9 Corps Endowment Fund was established in November, according to Jason Brudereck, director of communication […]


    MA Officer Drives Ambulance While EMTs Stabilize Stabbing Victim
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 20:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The teen stabbing victim’s injuries were so severe that an officer was tasked with driving the ambulance while EMTs kept him in stable condition on the way to the hospital, police said. […]


    Former TX Officer Indicted on Murder Charge, Says Shot Teen Out of Fear for Partner’s Safety
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 20:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A former Dallas-area police officer was indicted Monday on murder and other charges in a deadly April encounter in which authorities said he fired at a car, killing a 15-year-old passenger. The former officer says he fired because he feared for his partner’s safety. […]


    OK Deputies Injured In Crash During Pursuit
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 20:08 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities say a 15-year-old male is in custody after a high-speed chase Tuesday evening that sent two Craig County deputies to the hospital. […]


    AZ Florists Team up with Teleflora to Bring Smiles to Local Law Enforcement
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 19:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Arizona florists have teamed with Teleflora for their annual Make Someone Smile Week event. Teleflora member florists and community volunteers will be out in full force in the Phoenix area this week delivering Be Happy Bouquets to police officers for Make Someone Smile Week. […]


    FL Drug Dealer Calls 911 Asking for Help to Find Stolen Cocaine
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 19:23 by POLICE Magazine

    David Blackmon called 911, identified himself as a drug dealer, and proceeded to report that cash and cocaine had been stolen from his car […]


    Man Charged With Attempted Murder of 19 L.A. Officers in Gunfight
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A gunman accused of firing at Los Angeles police and wounding a search dog during a gun battle has been charged with 19 counts of attempted murder on officers as well as other charges. […]


    AmpliVox Donation Supports Families of Fallen Police Officers
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 19:05 by POLICE Magazine

    AmpliVox Sound Systems provided a new sound system for the Concerns of Police Survivors’ annual golf outing, a fundraising event to raise funds to help family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty. […]


    NH Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 19:00 by POLICE Magazine

    New Hampshire is now the 22nd state and the last in New England to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. […]


    5.11 Announces Quiet Warrior Program
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:54 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 today announced Quiet Warrior, an initiative that aims to highlight the professionalism, compassion, heroism, and humility that drives public service professionals to go above and beyond the call of duty within their communities. […]


    How (and why) to set up a bike patrol unit
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:47 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeOne of the reasons police agencies deploy foot patrols is to enable regular contact with citizens not related to a call for service. In essence, it is a community policing strategy as much as a crime prevention and response tactic. Another way to achieve a sidewalk-level police presence is […]


    Video: Detroit PD’s Renee Hall to be New Dallas Chief of Police
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:41 by POLICE Magazine

    U. Renee Hall, Deputy Chief Detroit Police, will be the new Dallas Chief of Police. She will be the first female police chief in the city’s history. […]


    Photos: Cop documents epic journey to recover girl’s stolen toys
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff La Plata, Md. – A Maryland officer went above and beyond the call of duty for a young girl in need of help. The girl, Evie, left some of her favorite toys in her front yard Sunday as she headed off to bed. The next morning, they were gone. A suspect was […]


    Apple patents discreet 911 dialing technology
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple filed a patent for a discreet way to call 911 with the use of fingerprint technology. USA Today reported that Apple’s patent says dialing 911 can be “readily apparent to someone watching” and “may not be practical.” If the new technology is implemented, it would contact emergency services […]


    Birthday tweet to fugitive cop killer angers police union
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 18:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Organizers for the Women’s March are facing backlash after tweeting birthday wishes for one of the United States’ most infamous fugitive cop killers. According to News 12, the activist organization behind the largest single-day protest in American history and subsequent anti-Trump protests sent out a tweet Sunday wishing Assata Shakur a happy […]


    Daughter of fallen LEO named Dallas’ 1st female chief
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 17:35 by PoliceOne

    By Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Dallas will have its first female police chief. City Manager T.C. Broadnax has hired Detroit’s Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall, from a pool of seven finalists, three of them internal candidates. “Chief Hall is a proven leader with a stellar background and a passion for […]


    Capture the Crime Scene
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 16:07 by Officer.com

    Investigators are documenting crime scenes quicker and more accurately. New tech looks to push that even further with more complete evidence and to aid investigation workflow. […]


    A Robust Handgun: H&K’s USP 45
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    Officers who work in challenging environments may want to consider this firearm for duty use. […]


    Cop Takes Over Driving Ambulance for EMTs
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by Officer.com

    The victim’s injuries were so severe that an officer was tasked with driving the ambulance while EMTs kept him in stable condition on the way to the hospital, police said. […]


    CNN’s Tapper Gets in Twitter War with Women’s March Movement Over Their Support for Cop Killer Shakur
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    CNN reporter and anchor Jake Tapper called out the Women’s March yesterday on Twitter for their support for convicted cop killer Assata Shakur after the organization tweeted the fugitive a happy birthday message. […]


    The Multiple Meanings of Police Week
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:14 by Officer.com

    From Lt. Frank Borelli (ret.), Southcomm Law Enforcement Media Editorial Director […]


    The Multiple Meanings of Police Week
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:14 by Officer.com

    From Lt. Frank Borelli (ret.), Southcomm Law Enforcement Media Editorial Director […]


    Public Defender: Baltimore Police Body Camera Footage Shows Officer Planting Drugs
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 15:13 by Officer.com

    Baltimore police and prosecutors have launched investigations after being alerted to body camera footage that the public defender’s office says shows an officer planting drugs. […]


    Detroit Deputy Chief Picked to Lead Dallas Police Department
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:59 by Officer.com

    Detroit Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall will become Dallas’ first female police chief after she was selected from a pool of seven finalists. […]


    The Fight Against Human Trafficking
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:58 by Officer.com

    This global issue needs more discussion and solutions. […]


    Almost Reality
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:39 by Officer.com
    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-19 14:35:00
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:35 by Officer.com

    The rising need for efficient and accurate digital storage. […]


    The Ultimate Sacrifice
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:21 by Officer.com
    Feds close inquiry into deadly NM standoff
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 14:08 by PoliceOne

    By Susan Montoya Bryan Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There’s not enough evidence to pursue criminal civil rights charges against the Albuquerque police officers who were involved in the 2014 fatal shooting of a homeless man that spurred public protest, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. Officials with the agency’s civil rights division, federal prosecutors […]


    Cop takes over driving ambulance while EMTs treat stabbing victim
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 13:46 by PoliceOne

    By Alban Murtishi MassLive.com WORCESTER, Mass. — Worcester police are investigating a violent stabbing incident near Crompton Park on Monday that put a 16-year-old male in critical condition. Police on patrol responded to the area of Endicott and Harding streets around 5:11 p.m. after seeing a large group gathering at the intersection. When police arrived, […]


    Which opioids are Americans Googling the most?
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityBy Alex Bryant, PoliceOne Contributor Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S., according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The opioid epidemic is of particular concern right now. The more attention opioids are getting, the more commonly they are researched. Google searches for opioids have increased steadily […]


    Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityAssociated Press FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn’t the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. But Okaloosa Sheriff’s officials wrote on Facebook that 32-year-old David Blackmon did just that on Sunday morning. The post says Blackmon called 911 to report a […]


    Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityAssociated Press FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn’t the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. But Okaloosa Sheriff’s officials wrote on Facebook that 32-year-old David Blackmon did just that on Sunday morning. The post says Blackmon called 911 to report a […]


    3 key elements to look for in an online degree program
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunitySponsored by Norwich University By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Once you’ve made the decision to pursue your degree online, it’s important to choose a program that will give you a comprehensive educational experience for a… […]


    3 key elements to look for in an online degree program
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunitySponsored by Norwich University By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Once you’ve made the decision to pursue your degree online, it’s important to choose a program that will give you a comprehensive educational experience for a… […]


    Z-Shlammer Tool
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 11:58 by Officer.com

    The Z-Shlammer is a monster perfect for forcible entry, salvage and overhaul, and even construction/demolition/home renovation projects. […]


    Video Shows Texas Police Officer Nearly Struck by Vehicle
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 11:26 by Officer.com

    The Bridgeport police officer was making a traffic stop when his dash cam captured his split second decision. […]


    NYPD Airlifts Sick Man Off Cargo Ship in Daring Rescue
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 11:19 by Officer.com

    NYPD aviation officers sprung into action to transport a sick man from a cargo ship 20 miles off the New York coast. […]


    Police: ‘Pregnant’ Woman Shot at Her Gender Reveal Party Lied About Having a Baby
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 10:48 by Officer.com

    Ohio police investigating a fatal shooting at a gender reveal party have revealed the woman was never pregnant. […]


    Ever Hear of Helene Adelaide Shelby?
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 10:46 by Officer.com

    100 years ago, one invention was designed to coerce confessions. It didn’t work. […]


    Texas Dispatcher Proposes During ‘Traffic Stop’
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 10:05 by Officer.com

    When the officer asks Amanda Radican to step out of the vehicle, she gets emotional and says she has no warrants on the car, but just as she begins crying, Stephen Smith comes up behind her and get down on one knee with a ring in his hand. […]


    Columbus Officer’s Firing Heads to Arbitration
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 09:53 by Officer.com

    Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen was terminated after he was caught on video stomping once with his left foot on a handcuffed suspect lying on the ground in Linden on April 8. […]


    Loud Noise Heard Before Cop Killed Woman
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 09:27 by Officer.com
    Four LAPD Officers Hurt After Cruisers Collide
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 08:41 by Officer.com

    Four gang officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were injured Monday afternoon after their two patrol cars collided in a South Los Angeles parking lot. […]


    N.C. Trooper Who Drove Wrong Way Resigns
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper resigned on Tuesday after a video surfaced showing him driving the wrong way on a highway during a street racing bust in Catawba County. […]


    Deputy Who Arrested Off-Duty Deputy Fired
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    Grady County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Lake was initially suspended after he arrested McClain County Deputy Joshua Nehemiah Shaw, who allegedly was driving at speeds in excess of 125 mph. […]


    No Third Trial for Cop Charged With Murder
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 07:59 by Officer.com

    The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that it will not pursue a third trial against former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing, who was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Sam DuBose. […]


    N.J. City Offers Jobs to Laid Off County Officers
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said that by offering the positions to the 26 officers, it would staff the city’s department with experienced cops. […]


    Authorities: 10-year-old boy died from apparent fentanyl overdose
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jennifer Kay and Curt Anderson Associated Press MIAMI — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida’s littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he came into contact with the powerful painkiller is a mystery. Fifth-grader Alton Banks […]


    Pa. State Police receive federal body cam grant
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kristopher Lancaster WJAC TV HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that the Pennsylvania State Police has been awarded a $52,000 federal grant that will help fund a new program for body-worn cameras. The grant allows for the purchas… […]


    Hundreds of officers at funeral for Pa. trooper killed in wreck
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LATROBE, Pa. — Hundreds of police officers from as far away as Colorado, Utah and Texas came to the funeral and procession to honor a Pennsylvania state trooper killed when his cruiser collided with a garbage truck last week. Trooper Michael Stewart III, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash […]


    Hundreds of officers attend funeral for Pa. trooper killed in wreck
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LATROBE, Pa. — Hundreds of police officers from as far away as Colorado, Utah and Texas came to the funeral and procession to honor a Pennsylvania state trooper killed when his cruiser collided with a garbage truck last week. Trooper Michael Stewart III, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash […]


    Police unraveling mystery of 10-year-old who died from apparent fentanyl OD
    Posted July 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityBy Jennifer Kay and Curt Anderson Associated Press MIAMI — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida’s littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he came into contact with the powerful painkiller is a mystery. Fifth-grader […]


    Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 20:26 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — An Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer after the officers heard a loud sound near their squad car, according to information released Tuesday by Minnesota investigators. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Justine Damond, […]


    Video: Canadian Suspect Bites Police Dog’s Snout in Bizarre Crime Spree
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 19:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A man facing several charges following a bizarre series of events in Surrey, Canada, is alleged to have bitten a police dog during his arrest. […]


    Digital Ally Receives Patent for Portable Video and Imaging System Marking Feature
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Digital Ally Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a significant new patent by the U.S. Patent Office. […]


    4 LAPD Officers Injured When Cruisers Collide in South LA
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 18:47 by POLICE Magazine

    Four Los Angeles Police Department officers were treated for minor injuries when two cruisers were involved in a crash in South Los Angeles Monday. […]


    Delayed soda tax results in 300 Cook County layoffs
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 17:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Three hundred Cook County employees were laid off Friday and more are expected after a proposed county soda tax was indefinitely stalled. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said in a statement that… […]


    NetGear Wireless Camera for Surveillance & Security
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 17:34 by Officer.com

    Free of the limits of wires, bluetooth or wi-fi requirement, the NETGEAR Arlo GO brings a new flexibility to the surveillance system you want to design. […]


    Video: NC Trooper Resigns After Citizen Captures Footage of Him Driving Wrong Way on Highway
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 17:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A North Carolina Higway Patrol trooper has resigned after a witness captured video showing his patrol car speeding down Highway 321 in Catawba County, going the wrong way into oncoming traffic. […]


    Suspect arrested after flagging down deputy for ride
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 16:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RACELAND, La. — A man wanted on a 2013 second-degree battery charge was arrested after asking a deputy for a ride. Jansen Simon was walking down a highway Sunday when he waved down the deputy, WWLTV reported. He said he was tra… […]


    NY university police say they are discouraged from making arrests
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:54 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALBANY, N.Y. — University at Albany police say strict policies discourage them from making arrest and writing tickets. The police union and department officers told The Albany Times Union that policies require officers to focus on patrolling campus buildings on foot instead of patrolling roads in and around the campuses. Some directives […]


    Cop asks ‘where the hell are all the celebrities’ after death of NYPD officer
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A video of a cop asking why the public isn’t outraged over the execution of an NYPD officer has garnered attention on social media. Officer Martin Green, dressed in full uniform, asked “where the hell are… […]


    Critically Injured OK Trooper was Accidentally Hit by Patrol Vehicle During Pursuit
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Lt. D. Heath Meyer was putting out stop sticks on Interstate 35 near 27th Street when he and other troopers were trying to stop a speeding D’Angelo Burgess, 27. Authorities said a state trooper accidentally hit Meyer after Burgess caused a collision between two other state troopers’ vehicles. […]


    MD K-9 Handlers Carrying Narcan to Save Drug Dogs from Fentanyl Exposure
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Throughout Maryland, police departments have been training officers in their K-9 units on how to administer an opioid overdose reversal drug to their dogs in the event that they accidentally come in contact with these substances while sniffing for narcotics. […]


    Code 3 Launches New 600 Series Compartment Light
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Code 3’s all new 600 Series compartment light distributes light thoroughly throughout large workspaces without the need to add multiple lights. The company says the new light is deal for illuminating large spaces such as command units, box trucks, buses, prisoner transport vehicles, and training units with up to 4,800 lumens of light intensity. […]


    Attorney General Sessions Wants Increase in Asset Forfeiture
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said he’d be issuing a new directive this week aimed at increasing police seizures of cash and property from criminals. […]


    Former OH Campus Officer Will Not Face Third Murder Trial for On-Duty Shooting
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Ohio prosecutors announced Tuesday that they will not seek a third trial against Ray Tensing, a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the 2015 death of an unarmed driver. […]


    Fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper Laid to Rest
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com

    Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Michael P. Stewart III died last week after getting into a wreck while on patrol in Ligonier Township. […]


    Balloons Released to Honor Fallen Officers One Year After Deadly Baton Rouge Ambush
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 14:41 by Officer.com

    One year ago, a lone gunman killed Baton Rouge Officers Montrell Jackson and Matthew Gerald and East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Garafola. […]


    After recent terror attacks, newly-recruited UK cops may receive TASERs
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LONDON — After recent terror attacks in the UK, more officers are set to receive TASERs to protect themselves. Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told the Harrow Times that over 1,800 additional officers will receive TASERs, bringing the total number to more than 6,400. Currently, only officers with more than two years of […]


    8 Austin cops exposed to carbon monoxide in patrol cars, PD may replace Fords
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff AUSTIN, Texas — After more than eight officers have reported carbon monoxide incidents in their patrol cars in a week, the Austin Police Department is considering pulling Ford vehicles from their fleet. Since the first exposure in March, the city has installed carbon monoxide detectors in all city Ford Explorers, KXAN reported. […]


    Calif. detective charged in colleague’s death
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:44 by PoliceOne

    By Scott Smith Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a sheriff’s detective in Central California accused of killing his colleague in what authorities had initially called a tragic and accidental shooting, officials said. Fresno County Sheriff’s Sgt. Rod Lucas died in October while talking with a detective about how to […]


    Police: Woman kills boyfriend after spat with reptilian cult
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOBYHANNA, Pa. — A woman shot her boyfriend in the head after he asked her to kill him because he thought the leader of a cult they belonged to was a reptile posing as a human, police said. Barbara Rogers fatally shot her boyfriend, Steven Mineo, in the forehead from point-blank range on […]


    Cincinnati ex-cop won’t face third trial in fatal OIS
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:31 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won’t face a third trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said he was dropping the case against 27-year-old Ray Tensing. Two previous juries couldn’t reach a unanimous agreement […]


    Users report OnePlus5 phones malfunction when dialing 911
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEATTLE — Several users of a new Android phone have reported a glitch that occurs when they try to call 911. The Verge reported that when some users try to dial 911 on the OnePlus5 phone, it malfunctions and restarts. Reddit user Nick Morelli said he was trying to report a building […]


    Elzetta Ballistic Shield Lights
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 11:07 by Officer.com
    Failure to turn on body cameras flouted Minneapolis PD policy
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 10:21 by PoliceOne

    By Matt McKinney and Libor Jany Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — The officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Justine Damond late Saturday apparently violated his department’s rules on the use of body cameras when he failed to activate the device. Damond called 911 to report a disturbance and was in the alley behind her home when […]


    Critically injured Okla. trooper was struck by patrol vehicle
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Dinger The Oklahoman MOORE, Okla. — Lt. D. Heath Meyer was sitting in the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop A headquarters with his troop commander and another lieutenant Friday night when they heard the chase start. Meyer, who responded, had laid stop sticks on Interstate 35 near N 27 in Moore when troopers Rodney […]


    Justice Dept. signals more police property seizures coming
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman and Kyle Potter Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Justice Department will soon make it easier for local law enforcement to seize cash and property from crime suspects and reap the proceeds, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday. Sessions said a shift will be announced this week that will increase the use of […]


    Terminally Ill Rescue Dog Sworn in as K-9 as Part of Bucket List
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    Lieutenant Dan, a terminally ill German shepherd, became an honorary K-9 officer thanks to the generosity of an Ohio police department. […]


    9-Year-Old Boy Travels Country Delivering Doughnuts to Cops
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 08:11 by Officer.com

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s doughnut boy! Tyler Carach, 9, is on an epic quest this summer, stopping at almost every doughnut shop you can imagine for one purpose: to thank cops. […]


    Police Rescue Tortoise Stuck In The Road
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    Arizona police picked up the African spurred tortoise and joked, this ‘tortoise certainly is faster than a hare.’ […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-18 07:49:04
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 07:49 by Officer.com
    55 Shot in Weekend Shootings in Chicago
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    Eleven people were killed and 44 were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to Monday morning. […]


    Woman Fleeing Troopers Struck by Cruiser
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    A woman fleeing from a traffic stop suffered critical injuries when she was struck by a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle on Saturday. […]


    Seattle Mayor Orders Cops to Wear Body Cams
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 07:23 by Officer.com

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray issued a sweeping executive order Monday directing the Police Department to equip patrol officers with body cameras. […]


    Fired Texas Officer Indicted in Fatal Shooting
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 07:17 by Officer.com

    Former Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver, who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards earlier this year, was indicted Monday on a murder charge by a Dallas County grand jury. […]


    Failure to Turn on Body Cam Disobeyed Policy
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 06:58 by Officer.com

    The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Justine Damond late Saturday apparently violated his department’s rules on the use of body cameras when he failed to activate the device. […]


    Video of Fatal OKC Police Shooting Released
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    Oklahoma City police released body camera footage Monday of a fatal police shooting from June that shows a man advancing on officers as he holds a pistol. […]


    Okla. Trooper was Struck by Patrol Vehicle
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. D. Heath Meyer, who had just laid stop sticks during a pursuit, was struck by a patrol vehicle after two troopers collided. […]


    Community protests Ohio sheriff’s decision to not let officers use naloxone
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Ed Richter Dayton Daily News HAMILTON, Ohio — More than two dozen people participated in a protest Saturday against Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones’ refusal to allow deputies to use Narcan on overdose victims. But don’t look for the sheriff to change his mind anytime soon. The protest at the Hamilton City Building drew […]


    La. State Police receive $1.6M FEMA grant
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    KTBS News WASHINGTON — This week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a grant totaling more than $1.6 million to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety (State Police). This award provides $1,667,951.83 in federal funding for “Emergency Protective Measures” undertaken as a result of FEMA-DR-4277-LA (severe storms and flooding) […]


    Seattle Mayor orders police to wear body cameras
    Posted July 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Monday ordered the city’s police department to equip patrol officers with body cameras, saying he doesn’t want any more serious uses of force to go unrecorded. The decision, first reported by The Seattle Times , came a month after the absence of video recordings left lingering […]


    Video: Minneapolis Officer Shoots, Kills Woman while Responding to Her 911 Call
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Damond called 911 over a possible assault, and when Noor and another officer arrived at the scene in a squad car, she spoke to them near an alley. At some point, Noor, who was in the squad’s passenger seat, reached over and shot Damond. […]


    Video: Oklahoma City Police Release Body Cam Footage of Fatal OIS
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Police released bodycam footage from a deadly officer-involved shooting that took place on the southwest side of Oklahoma City in late June. […]


    Video: Minneapolis Officer Shoots Woman while Responding to Her 911 Call
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Damond called 911 over a possible assault, and when Noor and another officer arrived at the scene in a squad car, she spoke to them near an alley. At some point, Noor, who was in the squad’s passenger seat, reached over and shot Damond. […]


    WA Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Man Killed in SWAT Incident
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 18:11 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal court jury in Seattle has awarded nearly $15 million to the family and 9-year-old son of a man who a SWAT sniper shot and killed in Fife, WA, finding police had no reason to use deadly force. […]


    FL Deputy Seriously Hurt in On-Duty Motorcycle Accident
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 18:11 by POLICE Magazine

    A St. Johns County, FL, deputy was seriously hurt after he crashed his motorcycle Friday on County Road 210. […]


    Why cops must be scholars: 6 tips for understanding research
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Every so often a piece of academic research related to law enforcement is discovered by the popular media, summarized and used to promote a pre-existing editorial point of view. If you’re like me, your blood pre… […]


    New York Officer Accidentally Runs Over 2 People on Beach
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    A Long Beach, NY, police officer in a pickup truck accidentally ran over a pair of beachgoers on Sunday night, officials said. […]


    Indianapolis Mayor Announces Changes to Police Policy After Shooting of Reportedly Unarmed Man
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Mayor Hogsett said the use-of-force policies will be “modernized,” and the city will bring in a “diverse set of legal experts” to analyze training for new officers. […]


    Oklahoma Trooper Struck by Pursued Car, Critically Injured
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Friday night, an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper, who was assisting in a pursuit on I-35 was struck by the pursued vehicle as he was putting out stop sticks. The trooper, Lt. Heath Meyer, is currently in critical condition. […]


    Video: Flash Mob of 500 Teens Attack, Taunt Philly Police
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 500 teens in a flash mob confronted police outside the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in the Germantown section of Philadelphia Sunday night. […]


    GA Deputy Shot Responding to Domestic
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 16:29 by POLICE Magazine

    A Forsyth County, GA, deputy was shot Sunday responding to a domestic dispute, and the suspect took his own life, officials say. […]


    Bomb squad called when ‘fake’ bomb turns out to be real
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 15:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Anna Burgess The Enterprise WHITMAN, Mass. — A local man cleaning out his parents’ garage on Saturday made an explosive discovery – a live military practice bomb. Whitman firefighters called in the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad midday on Saturday, to safely detonate a bomb that one local family […]


    Special Van Gifted to Injured Houston Officer
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 15:41 by Officer.com

    Houston Police Officer Ronny Cortez survived a hail of bullets in late February while confronting a burglar but continues to recuperate in the hospital. […]


    Ex-Texas officer indicted on murder charge in teen’s death
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 15:36 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — A white former Texas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the April shooting death of a black teenager who was leaving a party, prosecutors said Monday. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced that a grand jury indicted former […]


    Video: Lawmaker Tells Officer to Call Chief
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 15:26 by Officer.com

    Body camera footage taken by a police officer during a traffic stop in June shows Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod asking officers to contact then-police Chief Fred Fletcher after the car she was riding in was pulled over. […]


    Houston Police End Roadside Drug Testing
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 15:20 by Officer.com

    The Houston Police Department is abolishing the use of roadside drug testing, a controversial and error-prone method that has led to hundreds of wrongful drug convictions in Houston and thousands nationwide over the last decade. […]


    Convicted Cop-Killer Denied Early Release
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 14:53 by Officer.com

    Daniel Cummings pleaded guilty in 2007 to manslaughter by culpable negligence in the death of University of Mississippi Officer Robert Langley. […]


    Police: Kids don’t need drug paraphernalia for chem class
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GILBERT, Ariz. — A “Back to School” tweet from the Gilbert Police Department alerting parents about unnecessary school supplies has gone viral. The department tweeted a photo of drug paraphernalia, including crack … […]


    Photo: Floyd Mayweather pays tribute to slain NYPD cop
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 14:29 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — Floyd Mayweather took time off from his promotional tour to pay tribute to an officer killed in the line of duty. Mayweather visited the Bronx’s 46 Precinct Saturday where he posed with a picture of Officer Miosotis Familia, the NY Daily News reported. Familia, 48, was fatally shot by […]


    McDonald’s employee: ‘I ain’t serving no police’
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HENRICO, Va. — McDonald’s has launched an investigation after a Facebook post claimed employees wouldn’t serve a uniformed police officer. According to WWBT, the wife of a police officer wrote on Facebook that her husband drove his patrol car through the drive-thru and paid for his meal. When he moved to the […]


    Australian woman killed in Minneapolis police shooting
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Details about what led a Minneapolis police officer to fatally shoot an Australian woman remained unclear Monday, with authorities saying only that officers were responding to a 911 call about a possible assault when the woman was shot. As authorities continued to investigate, the woman’s family members released […]


    Citing safety, 2 Texas PDs end field narcotics testing
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 13:54 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office will no longer perform field drug tests. Police Chief Art Acevedo told KTRK the policy change took effect at midnight on Saturday. “The last thing we want to do is end up in the hospital in the middle of […]


    Facebook post claims cops pushed man off bridge, video shows otherwise
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 13:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RAINBOW CITY, Ala. — Police released body camera footage of a traffic stop after a Facebook post claimed officers beat the suspect and pushed him off a bridge. Police Chief Jonathon Horton told Alabama Media Group that he discovered a Facebook post Friday morning claiming that officers beat the suspect “half to […]


    Philadelphia police: Teen flash mob threw bottles at cops
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 13:43 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police say a flash mob of about 500 teens threw bottles at officers and jumped on cars after a rec center closed for the evening. Authorities say the disturbance began Sunday night outside the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in the city’s Germantown section. Police say the teens gathered with an […]


    16 New Products for Investigations, Forensics and Evidence Collection
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 13:25 by Officer.com

    New Products and Software for Law Enforcement Investigations, Forensics and Evidence Collection […]


    Fatal Minneapolis Police-Ivolved Shooting Not Recorded by Devices Put Under Microscope
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 13:07 by Officer.com

    Two Minneapolis police officers responded to a 911 call of a possible assault late Saturday and at one point, an officer shot and killed Justine Damond. […]


    ‘It’s raining needles’: Drug crisis creates pollution threat
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 12:47 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Casey Associated Press LOWELL, Mass. — They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere. In Portland, Maine, officials have […]


    Armor Express Expands its Industry-Leading Design and Engineering Team with the Addition of a New Director of Carrier R&D and Brand Manager
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 10:26 by Officer.com

    Central Lake Armor Express, Inc. announced that the Company has appointed two new members to its R&D team, who will serve in the roles of Director of Carrier R&D and Brand Manager. […]


    Remains of alleged Pa. cop killer found in Mass. yard
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By Curt Brown The Standard-Times DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The human remains found Thursday in the backyard of a North Dartmouth home have been identified as Donald Eugene Webb, a suspect in the 1980 slaying of Saxonburg, Pa., Police Chief Gregory Adams. The positive identification brings to a close the FBI’s search for one of the […]


    Transcend Reveals DrivePro Body 30 Body Camera for Optimum Protection
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 10:03 by Officer.com

    Transcend Information, a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, announces the introduction of the DrivePro Body 30 body camera. […]


    Okla. trooper in critical condition after being struck by vehicle
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 09:55 by PoliceOne

    The Oklahoman MOORE, Okla. — An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 35. Lt. Kera Philippi said troopers were pursuing a vehicle about 10:20 p.m. Friday on I-35 near T… […]


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    CHARGE FEATURES NEW EMX TECHNOLOGY FOR A CONTOURED FIT AND ALL DAY COMFORT […]


    Officials: Suspect in Ga. deputy’s shooting kills self
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CUMMING, Ga. — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Georgia sheriff’s deputy killed himself after an armed standoff with officers, authorities said Sunday. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released Sunday night on its Facebook page that “the situation has been resolved,” and that the suspect had taken […]


    Officials: Ga. deputy shot, suspect kills self
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CUMMING, Ga. — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Georgia sheriff’s deputy killed himself after an armed standoff with officers, authorities said Sunday. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released Sunday night on its Facebook page that “the situation has been resolved,” and that the suspect had taken […]


    DERIVE Unlocks Performance & Fuel Savings for Your Police Fleet
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    Business Owner Fights to Keep Mural to Dallas Cops Killed in Ambush
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 08:38 by Officer.com

    The city claims that the mural isn’t permitted and blocks sight lines to an intersection. […]


    27 Stolen Firearms Seized by Police
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 08:35 by Officer.com

    The collection of weapons included semi-automatic rifles, shotguns and pistols. […]


    Minneapolis Police Shoot, Kill Australian Woman
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 08:30 by Officer.com

    The family of an Australian woman who was shot and killed by Minneapolis police says they’re trying to understand why it happened. […]


    Suspect Captured After Shooting at Deputy
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com

    A man who reportedly shot at a Cumberland County Sheriff’s deputy Thursday night and then, with another suspect in tow, led officers on a two-county chase, turned himself in to authorities Friday night. […]


    Deputy Struck by Driver During Traffic Stop
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    A Harris County Sheriff’s deputy with the DWI unit was hospitalized Saturday night after a suspected drunk driver plowed into him during a traffic stop in Crosby. […]


    Remains of Accused Cop-Killer Found in Yard
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 07:23 by Officer.com

    The human remains found Thursday in the backyard of a North Dartmouth home have been identified as Donald Eugene Webb, a suspect in the 1980 slaying of Saxonburg Police Chief Gregory Adams. […]


    Early Retirement OK’d for Officer With PTSD
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 07:12 by Officer.com

    Despite staunch opposition from the city, the Orlando Police Pension Board on Thursday granted early retirement benefits to an officer diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub massacre. […]


    Citation Issued Over Mural Honoring Officers
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 07:01 by Officer.com

    The city of Dallas has issued a citation to a business that has a mural honoring the five officers who died in the July 7, 2016, police ambush. […]


    Slain New York State Trooper Laid to Rest
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    Large crowds of people gathered in downtown Watertown to pay their final respects to slain New York State Police Trooper Joel R. Davis on Saturday. […]


    Oklahoma Trooper Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 06:34 by Officer.com

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. D. Heath Meyer is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 35. […]


    Georgia Deputy Shot; Suspect Kills Himself
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    A Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputy was shot by a suspect while responding to a domestic dispute. […]


    2 officers help deliver baby along Mich. street
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Two police officers in southwestern Michigan have helped safely deliver a baby after the mother started giving birth while headed to a hospital. Authorities say the mother was being driven in a car shortly afte… […]


    Man arrested after leading cops on 2-state carjacking, shooting spree
    Posted July 17th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS VEGAS — An armed man arrested in California after allegedly ramming a deputy’s vehicle with a stolen car is also suspected in a carjacking, police chase and road-rage shooting that led to the lockdown of a university campus in Las Vegas, authorities said Friday. Kevin Michael Kealoha, 34, was on the run […]


    Officer sues department, alleges retaliation after ‘Blue Lives Matter’ rally
    Posted July 16th, 2017 @ 16:25 by PoliceOne

    By Kelsi Loos The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. — A city of Frederick police officer has sued the department, saying that his supervisors retaliated against him for holding a “Blue Lives Matter” rally in the city last year. Dan Sullivan, a Frederick police officer since 2004 and a former Green Beret, held the rally July […]


    No bull: Trooper answers bovine call but animal escapes
    Posted July 16th, 2017 @ 15:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. — A young bull remains on the loose despite a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper’s best efforts to corral him. Media outlets report the trooper responded Tuesday to a call of the animal roaming through a neighborhood in Boiling Springs, just north of Spartanburg. Photographs show the trooper staring down […]


    Police find 400 pounds of marijuana in cars made in Mexico
    Posted July 16th, 2017 @ 14:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WARREN, Ohio — Authorities say more than 400 pounds (181 kilograms) of marijuana has been found in 15 new cars made in Mexico and shipped to Ohio and Pennsylvania to sell. A drug task force in Ohio’s Portage County was called to a Ford dealership this week after a service department employee found […]


    Bomb squad dismantles grenades bought to Calif. police HQ
    Posted July 16th, 2017 @ 14:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SUNNYVALE, Calif. — The headquarters of a police department in Northern California was evacuated and briefly shut down Saturday while a bomb squad took apart grenades brought into the lobby by a citizen looking to dispose of them. Sunnyvale Police Department spokesman Capt. Shawn Ahearn says the citizen, who was not identified, found […]


    Slain NY trooper remembered as a hero who ran toward danger
    Posted July 16th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT DRUM, N.Y. — A New York state trooper killed in the line of duty was recalled at his funeral Saturday as a hero who protected his community by running toward gunfire. New York State Police Superintendent George Beach praised the character of Joel Davis at an Army base in northern New York […]


    American Flag Shorts
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 09:17 by Officer.com
    City council eliminates Ga. PD, mayor rehires officers
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 08:30 by PoliceOne

    By Tyler Jett Chattanooga Times/Free Press UPDATE: City Manager Mike Brown said Mayor Anthony Hulsey signed the veto at 2:15 p.m. today, rehiring the police department. ORIGINAL STORY: VARNELL, Ga. — Saying he was “blindsided,” the mayor of Varnell, Ga.’s voice broke as he addressed residents at a public forum Wednesday afternoon. “I give you […]


    Cincinnati Zoo’s baby hippo named honorary deputy sheriff
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CINCINNATI — A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo has been deputized. Hamilton County’s sheriff and several deputies presented Fiona and her team of caretakers with a certificate on Wednesday naming her honorary deputy sheriff. It was the second milestone of the week for Fiona. On Tuesday, her mother Bibi and father […]


    Judge refuses new trial for woman who tried to hire hit man
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida judge refused to grant a new trial for a former escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley rejected during a Friday hearing the new trial motion filed by Dalia Dippolito’s attorneys. They had argued that […]


    Orlando cop with PTSD after Pulse attack granted early retirement
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    By David Harris Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Despite staunch opposition from the city, the Orlando Police Pension Board on Thursday granted early retirement benefits to an officer diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub massacre. Doctors determined Officer Gerry Realin, 37, was “permanently disabled from performing duties as a law enforcement officer.” […]


    Should police be allowed to shame suspects on Facebook?
    Posted July 15th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Denise Lavoie AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra. Throw in a wisecracking police officer, and what do you get? A flippant post on Facebook, along with photos of the woman, and of course, her lizard. […]


    How San Diego PD is enhancing its outreach to kids
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:46 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeSan Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman – who joined the department in 1982 and became chief in March 2014 – recently attended an event hosted by the San Diego Padres to celebrate her agency&rs… […]


    Mayor Vetoes Closure of Police Department
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:39 by Officer.com

    Saying he was “blindsided,” the mayor of Varnell, Ga.’s voice broke as he addressed residents at a public forum Wednesday afternoon. […]


    Report: LODDs are up 30 percent from 2016
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff According to a report released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 65 LEOs have died in the line of duty this year, an increase of 30 percent from the same time period… […]


    3 reasons to carry the Pelican 7600 flashlight
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:31 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lindsey J. BertomenI’m a flashlight snob. If I like a light product, it had better be good. I didn’t become a flashlight snob by accident. I drew the short straw after a pursuit and ended up crawling under a house looking for a susp… […]


    Jury Awards WI Family $7 Million Over Fatal Police Shooting of Suicidal Woman
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:26 by POLICE Magazine

    A jury found two Madison, WI, police officers used “unreasonable force” when they shot and killed a 26-year-old woman who was pointing a gun at her head during a 2014 incident. The jury also awarded her family $7 million in damages following the Thursday verdict. […]


    City of Dallas Says Private Mural Honoring Fallen Officers Violates Code
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Dallas officials are asking that a mural honoring law enforcement officers who died in a sniper attack last year be taken down or altered because it violates city codes. […]


    Video: Orlando Officer to Receive Disability Pension for PTSD from Nightclub Massacre
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 16:01 by POLICE Magazine

    An Orlando police officer who said he developed post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub terror attack will be able to get a disability pension following a months-long battle. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: The premise of the 9th Circuit’s ‘provocation theory’
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 15:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a 9th Circuit case involving two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies who shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun — later found to be a BB gun […]


    Cop: Woman nabbed for drugs demands them back, is rearrested
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 15:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press SALEM, N.H. — Authorities say a New Hampshire woman arrested for drug possession returned to the police station to demand the drugs be returned to her, and she was rearrested. An officer told 26-year-old Emily Morin, of Concord, he wouldn’t return the Suboxone, a highly addictive substance that […]


    Photos: Eels from overturned truck slime cars on highway
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DEPOE BAY, Ore. — A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess. Oregon State Police on Thursday posted a photo on Twitter that showed damaged cars covered by the gooey eels. The agency also posed the question: “What to tell the #drycleaner?” Meanwhile, the […]


    Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:48 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape, police said Thursday. The contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the back […]


    Pennsylvania Trooper Killed in On-Duty Crash
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:34 by Officer.com

    Trooper Michael P. Stewart was killed and another trooper was injured in a two-vehicle crash early Friday morning in Westmoreland County. […]


    Palestinian gunmen kill 2 Israeli police at Jerusalem shrine
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    By Ian Deitch Associated Press JERUSALEM — Three Palestinian assailants opened fire on Israeli police from inside a major Jerusalem holy site on Friday, gravely wounding two officers before being shot dead, police said. The officers later died. The rare attack from within the contested site, revered by both Muslims and Jews, raised new concerns […]


    SC K-9 fatally shot at home, suspect at large
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:29 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff YANCEY COUNTY, S.C. — Police are looking for the suspect or suspects who fatally shot a K-9 while he was in his kennel at home. K-9 Chris was found in his kennel with a gunshot wound at his partner’s home Wednesday WYFF 4 reported. He was taken to the local animal hospital […]


    Fla. sheriff pushes others to get help after deputy dies from suicide
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 14:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MARION COUNTY, Fla. — After one of his own deputies was found dead in his home from suicide, Sheriff Billy Woods is urging others to get help. Woods announced in a video posted to Facebook that police were called to the scene of a suicide Wednesday morning and found Deputy Adam Rendall […]


    Man arrested for calling 911 nearly 100 times in one day
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEARWATER, Fla. — A Florida man who authorities say called 911 nearly 100 times in one day has been arrested. Clearwater police said in a Facebook post that Michael Mott called the department’s communication center 98 times Monday. They say Mott was trying to get money that was seized during a drug arrest […]


    Video shows cop narrowly avoid drunk driver
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 13:56 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BRIDGEPORT, Texas — Dash cam video shows a wrong-way drunk driver almost strike an officer and another car during a traffic stop. Cpl. Taylor stopped a car on July 7 for a minor traffic violation, the department wrote on Facebook. While talking to the driver, Taylor noticed a car heading straight for […]


    Dallas officials say mural honoring fallen cops must be taken down or altered
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By Jaime Dunaway Associated Press DALLAS — A mural erected a month ago to honor five law enforcement officers who died in a sniper attack in downtown Dallas must be taken down or altered because it violates city code, according to city inspectors. The 8-foot fence on which the mural was painted was built without […]


    Vista Outdoor Announces Leadership Transition
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 13:03 by Officer.com

    Mark DeYoung Retires as Chairman and CEO […]


    Tulsa cop cleared in fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher resigns
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — The lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man has submitted her resignation from the police force. A jury in May acquitted Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby of manslaughter in the killing of Terence Crutcher last year. Attorney Shannon McMurray says Shelby […]


    Video: Shots Fired, Officer Injured in Wild PA Vehicle Pursuit
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A Uniontown, PA, police officer, a motorist, and a suspect were injured Thursday night during a wild vehicle pursuit involving shots fired, the ramming of an undercover law enforcement vehicle, and the ramming of the suspect’s vehicle by an officer. […]


    Video: FL Sheriff Appeals to Citizens in Crisis to Seek Help Following Deputy’s Suicide
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Marion County (FL) Sheriff Billy Woods posted a Facebook video this week expressing his sadness at the suicide of a deputy and urging the county’s citizens to seek help when they are in crisis. […]


    Oklahoma Officer Cleared in Crutcher Shooting Resigns
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    An Oklahoma police officer recently acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed man announced Friday that she has submitted her resignation from the police force. […]


    Wounded Deputy Defying Odds After Deadly Ambush
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 11:33 by Officer.com

    Nick Tullier wasn’t supposed to survive after a gunman shot him during an ambush that killed three other law enforcement officers in Louisiana’s capital city. But a year later, the 42-year-old sheriff’s deputy is still defying the odds. […]


    Arizona Police Officer Takes in Troubled Teen
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 11:25 by Officer.com

    A once troubled teen is enlisting in the US Navy thanks to the generosity of a Phoenix-area police officer. […]


    Officers Buy New Bike for Boy After Old One is Stolen
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 11:20 by Officer.com

    A 12-year-old boy who had his bike stolen got a new set of wheels from some kind police officers. […]


    2 guards shot while pursuing Las Vegas suspect
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Authorities are looking for two men in connection with a robbery and the shooting of two security guards at a shop on the Las Vegas Strip. Police tell KSNV that a Sunglass Hut was robbed at the Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood on Thursday night. Authorities say the two […]


    Traffic Stop of Fla. State’s Attorney Goes Viral
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 09:45 by Officer.com

    Body camera footage of Orlando Police Department officers pulling over Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala unleashed a swarm of online discussion over whether the stop was warranted, though both parties say it was lawful. […]


    Suspect Used Handcuff as Weapon to Escape
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 09:37 by Officer.com

    Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer provided new details on the escape of a handcuffed murder suspect from police headquarters after battling two veteran homicide detectives. […]


    Pa. state trooper killed, another injured in crash
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LIGONIER, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state trooper is dead and another trooper is injured after their patrol vehicle and a garbage truck crashed in western Pennsylvania. Authorities say 26-year-old Trooper Michael Stewart and a partner were traveling early Friday on Route 711 outside Ligonier, about 51 miles (about 82 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh, […]


    Suspect Confesses to Killing Four Missing Men
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 09:21 by Officer.com

    A Pennsylvania man confessed to authorities Thursday that he killed four young men who went missing last week, his attorney said. […]


    ‘Police’ Removed From Chicago Aviation Police
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    From now on, the Chicago Police Department will be the lead responder on disturbance calls at the airport and on planes, not aviation security officers, according to a new city directive. […]


    Federal Judge Rules Colorado Springs Police Fitness Test Discriminated Against Women
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    A fitness test given to Colorado Springs police officers discriminated against women and violated civil rights laws, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a two-year lawsuit. […]


    Video Released in Fatal Ohio Police Shooting
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 07:16 by Officer.com

    For the first time, Columbus police have released body-camera footage from fatal shooting that involved officers. […]


    Deputy Wounded in Ambush Continues Fight
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 07:06 by Officer.com

    The latest surgery comes just short of a year after East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Tullier was wounded in a deadly ambush attack on law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge. […]


    NLEOMF Mid-Year Report: LODDs Up by 30%
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 06:59 by Officer.com

    Data from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund through June 30 shows that 65 law enforcement officers have been killed this year. […]


    Australia plans law to force tech giants to decrypt messages
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Rod McGuirk Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals. But some experts, as well as Facebook, warned that weakening end-to-end […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: A man and his K-9
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Mark Chappell with the Currituck County (NC) Sheriff’s Office sent in this photo of the department’s K-9 Unit. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! Be sure to include your name, department […]


    Union: One of two dogs cop shot in yard was growling, advancing
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Paul Walsh Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — The officer who shot and seriously wounded two dogs over the weekend in a north Minneapolis residential backyard responded properly and in line with his training, the police union said Wednesday. In a lengthy statement, Sherral Schmidt, vice president of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Officers and their K-9s
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Mark Chappell with the Currituck County (NC) Sheriff’s Office sent in this photo of the department’s K-9 Unit. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! Be sure to include your name, department […]


    Police union defends shooting of dogs by Minn. cop
    Posted July 14th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Paul Walsh Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — The officer who shot and seriously wounded two dogs over the weekend in a north Minneapolis residential backyard responded properly and in line with his training, the police union said Wednesday. In a lengthy statement, Sherral Schmidt, vice president of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, […]


    Body camera video of fatal Ohio OIS released
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 21:07 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Body camera video of a confrontation in which police officers shot and mortally wounded a man was released on Thursday. Columbus police released video of the July 7 confrontation between two officers and 30-year-old Kareem Ali Nadir Jones. Jones died Monday from his injuries. Police say two officers encountered Jones […]


    [Video] The First Purpose-Built Law Enforcement Backpack: Silent Partner from Blauer
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 17:10 by Officer.com
    Silent Partner Law Enforcement Backpack and Duty Bag
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 17:07 by Officer.com

    The first-ever law enforcement duty bag backpack: the Silent Partner. […]


    Albuquerque Officer Shot; Suspect in Custody
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 16:04 by Officer.com

    A man is in custody after police say he opened fire on Albuquerque police officers Wednesday night, hitting and injuring one officer. […]


    SmartZone for Schools
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 15:08 by Officer.com

    SmartZone for Schools is the first and only radar speed displays with Audible Alerts that sound when a vehicle traveling over a pre-programmed speed threshold limit passes the sign. […]


    Judge: City’s police fitness test discriminated against women
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 15:07 by PoliceOne

    By Jakob Rodgers The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A fitness test given to Colorado Springs police officers discriminated against women and violated civil rights laws, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a two-year lawsuit. The test “shamed and ostracized” the 12 plaintiffs – many of them decorated officers with decades of service – while […]


    Police release arrest video of Buffalo Bills player in Ohio
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SHARONVILLE, Ohio — Police in Ohio on Wednesday released cruiser and body cam video of the arrest of Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington on a weapons charge. The Cincinnati native and former Ohio State standout is accused of improperly carrying a concealed weapon outside a water park in Sharonville. A police report […]


    NLEOMF Reports 65 Law Enforcement Duty Deaths in First Half of 2017
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Of these 65 officers, 26 were killed in traffic-related incidents, 23 were killed by gunfire and 16 died due to other causes such as job-related illnesses. […]


    OR Deputy Sues Man Who Shot Him for $1 Million
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A Lane County, OR, sheriff’s deputy has filed a nearly $1 million civil lawsuit against a man who used a semi-automatic AK-47-style rifle to shoot him nearly two years ago. […]


    SC K-9 Shot and Killed in Kennel at Handler’s Home
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The 8-year-old Dutch shepherd was found with a gunshot wound in his kennel at the home of his partner, Deputy Austin Wilson, in the Bald Mountain community. […]


    CA Law Firm That Represents Police Vandalized After Honoring Slain NYPD Officer
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The headquarters of a Sacramento, CA, law firm known for representing police officers in use-of-force cases was spray-painted with anti-police graffiti after it lowered a “Blue Lives Matter” flag to half-staff in honor of a New York City police officer killed in the line of duty, the firm said Wednesday. […]


    ACLU Sues Ohio Police Over Pepper Spraying of Anti-Trump Protesters
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has sued Columbus police for three protesters pepper-sprayed in the face during a Jan. 30 rally against Trump administration policies. […]


    Video: Dallas Police Unions Oppose Inclusion of Activist on Chief Search Panel
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    “The city manager is new, he may not have been aware of some of the difficulties we’ve had in the past and his rhetoric. We are not too happy about this,” said the secretary-treasurer of the Dallas Police Association, James Parnell. […]


    Judge Rules CO Agency’s Fitness Test Discriminates Against Female Officers
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The test “shamed and ostracized” the 12 plaintiffs – many of them decorated officers with decades of service – while providing “meaningless” results, ruled U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch. […]


    Albuquerque Officer Shot at Domestic, Suspect Arrested After Standoff
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A man is in custody after Albuquerque police say he opened fire on officers Wednesday night, hitting and injuring one officer, near Montgomery and Wyoming NE. […]


    Wounded Baton Rouge deputy still defying odds a year after ambush
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 14:34 by PoliceOne

    By John Mone and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press HOUSTON — Doctors didn’t expect Nick Tullier to survive after a gunman shot him in the head, stomach and shoulder during an ambush that killed three other law enforcement officers last summer in Louisiana. A year later, the 42-year-old sheriff’s deputy is still defying the grim prognosis […]


    July Date Announced: United States Capitol Police Hosting Recruiting Event
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 13:27 by Officer.com
    Tim Brown, President of G.T. Distributors, Elected President of NAPED BOD
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:58 by Officer.com

    During the 31st annual general meeting of the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) in Daytona Beach, Tim Brown of G.T. Distributors was elected new president of NAPED’s Board of Directors. […]


    Tunnel to Towers Fundraises for Slain NYPD Officer’s Family
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:44 by Officer.com

    The Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will donate $100,000 to the fund and asked for the public’s help to raise additional money for Officer Miosotis Familia’s three children. […]


    Acting ICE Director: 11-12 Million Illegals in the U.S.
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:38 by Officer.com

    The head of the agency says that it plans to arrest and deport close to 400 thousand illegal immigrants this year. […]


    Boy sues over arrest for Instagram comment amid clown scare
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CINCINNATI — A lawsuit alleges a 12-year-old suburban Cincinnati boy was improperly arrested at school and prosecuted for social media comments goading purported frightening clowns to visit his area as reports of such encounters swirled around the country last fall. His parents seek unspecified damages in the federal suit against his school district, […]


    New Jersey Police Hold ‘Coffee With Cops’ Event
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:30 by Officer.com

    A police department in New Jersey is connecting with the community through coffee. […]


    Calif. bank robbery suspect found inside couch at home
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:28 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press VENTURA, Calif. — Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after officers found him hiding inside a couch at his Southern California home. Investigators say Francisco Hernandez was caught on surveillance video June 30 entering a bank, pulling a semi-automatic handgun from a large envelope and demanding money. The 39-year-old was identified […]


    SWAT team called after man shoots officer in NM
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities say a man who shot and wounded a police officer in New Mexico before a standoff with SWAT officers is in custody. The Albuquerque Journal reports the man fired several rounds at officers who were r… […]


    NYPD records show drop in serious crimes
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 12:24 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — With 2017 half over, New York City reported significant drops in all kinds of serious crimes, with a nearly 40 percent reduction in June, according to NYPD records reviewed by Newsday and law enforcement… […]


    SPEEDsentry Shield
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 11:36 by Officer.com

    From All Traffic Solutions, the compact and portable SPEEDsentry Shield whether one or twenty signs are needed, they can all fit in a vehicle. Using the SPEEDsentry Shield dynamic speed display to clear complaints, increase public awareness, or simply … […]


    9/11 Responders, Families Tattooed for Free
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 11:21 by Officer.com
    Ultra-Light PVS-14 Night Vision Monocular (NVD-UL-14)
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 11:18 by Officer.com
    Bodies Found in Search for Missing Men in Pa.
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 11:04 by Officer.com

    Investigators on Wednesday found human remains buried deep on a sprawling Bucks County property and said they believed the dead included at least one of the four men whose disappearance last week set in motion a massive search. […]


    NYPD Records Show Drop in Serious Crimes
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    With 2017 half over, New York City reported significant drops in all kinds of serious crimes, with a nearly 40 percent reduction in June, according to NYPD records reviewed by Newsday and law enforcement sources. […]


    Anti-Cop Graffiti Targets Law Firm for Police
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 07:56 by Officer.com

    The headquarters of a Sacramento law firm known for representing police officers in use-of-force cases was spray-painted with anti-police graffiti after it lowered a “Blue Lives Matter” flag to half-staff in honor of fallen NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia. […]


    NYC Mayor Defends Missing Slain Cop’s Vigil
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 07:43 by Officer.com
    FBI Director Nominee Promises Independence
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com
    Union Defends Shooting of Dogs by Officer
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    The officer who shot and seriously wounded two dogs over the weekend in a north Minneapolis residential backyard responded properly and in line with his training, the police union said Wednesday. […]


    Deputy Shot in Face Released From Hospital
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 06:59 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Deputy Alex Ladwig, who was shot in the face at a light-rail station, is now recovering at home with his wife and their dog. […]


    Chicago police to lead response to airport disturbances
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — Police officers will take the lead in responding to disturbances at Chicago’s two airports and the word “police” will be removed from the uniforms of non-police security officers, the aviation department announced Wednesday, responding to an April incident in which security officers dragged a passenger from a packed […]


    Tenn. cities adjust to law letting guns in buses, hubs
    Posted July 13th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Mattise Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The four biggest cities in Tennessee are now letting guns on their buses due to a new state law, but the change might not be obvious to riders from the vaguely worded rules posted by cities that opposed the law. Transit policy changes in Nashville, Knoxville and […]


    Hundreds of NYPD Officers Turn Backs to Mayor de Blasio During Familia Eulogy
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 18:50 by POLICE Magazine

    The demonstration of contempt was spurred by the mayor’s excursion to Germany to join anti-Trump protesters at the G20 summit one day after last Wednesday’s execution of 12-year NYPD vet Familia. […]


    NY Teenager Played “F___ Tha Police” at Officers During Familia Funeral
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 18:50 by POLICE Magazine

    A Bronx teen blasted the NWA song “F— Tha Police” out his third-floor apartment window Tuesday as thousands of officer were gathered below to mourn Miosotis Familia. The act prompted a house call from about 20 officers. […]


    8-Year-Old Girl Prays with San Antonio Officers
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers were touched by the gesture and bowed their heads to pray with Paige. Paige did not know that these officers were still grieving over the loss of a fellow officer who lost his life in the line of duty just last month. […]


    NC Officers Smash Window to Rescure Baby from Hot SUV
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Morganton (NC) Department of Public Safety officers smashed a vehicle window to rescue an infant Tuesday afternoon after the child was apparently locked in the vehicle by accident and the mother couldn’t open the door. […]


    ICE Director Warns MS-13 “My Gang is Bigger”
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The Trump administration has focused on targeting the transnational street gang, and Trump said at a cabinet meeting on June 12 that MS-13 is being “depleted” and “will be gone pretty soon.” […]


    FL Officer Reprimanded for Misgendering Trans Motorist on Ticket
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The entire Fort Lauderdale (FL) Police Department should undergo extra training on how to properly treat transgender people, a city panel has decided. […]


    Video: Officer Posts Angry Video Asking Activists, Celebrities Why No Outrage Over Murder of Officer Familia
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A police officer has posted an angry video on the Facebook page of the Media Research Center asking why no celebrities or activists have expressed outrage at the murder of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia. […]


    Charlotte Officer Charged in Fatal Pedestrial Vs. Patrol Vehicle Crash
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who was involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian Saturday has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle. […]


    Convoy Honors Slain New York State Trooper
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 15:39 by Officer.com

    The slain state trooper killed in the line of duty on Sunday night will be laid to rest on Saturday afternoon following a funeral at Fort Drum. […]


    Seriously Injured New York State Trooper Released From Hospital
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 15:29 by Officer.com

    Trooper Craig Foglia was inside his cruiser while conducting a traffic stop on May 17 when it struck by a pickup truck on I-86 in the Town of Campbell. […]


    Md. Police K-9 Struck and Killed by Vehicle
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 13:16 by Officer.com

    Pocomoke Police K-9 Jet, a 5 1/2-year-old black lab, was struck and killed by a vehicle on Sunday. […]


    Wis. officers fatally shoot naked suspect who had gun
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 11:47 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. — Law enforcement officers in Wisconsin fatally shot a naked carjacking suspect Tuesday after authorities say the gun-wielding man tried to enter a restaurant following a chase. The incident began around 12:45 p.m. when a witness said the man took off his clothes at a park and ride near Pewaukee […]


    Will cop face 3rd murder trial? Decision may come next week
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A prosecutor’s decision on whether to try a white police officer for a third time over the traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black man remains on hold, his office said Wednesday. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters won’t announce his decision this week but could do so next […]


    GTL Encourages FCC and Wireless Carriers to Take Proactive Action
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com

    Resolving contraband cell phones in prisons is a matter of public safety […]


    ZERO MOTORCYCLES ADDS 100th NORTH AMERICAN POLICE AGENCY
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 11:20 by Officer.com

    Electric Motorcycles Continue to Accelerate in Adoption Among Police, Government, and Military Fleets […]


    Life-sized cutout of police cruiser slows down drivers
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAKEVILLE, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has gotten drivers to slow down for years with the help of a life-sized cutout of a police cruiser posted in his driveway. Kelly Tufts tells WFXT-TV he got the life-sized Crown Victoria sign from a friend who owned a salvage yard. The sign is made of […]


    Ex-con battles deputy, K-9 during arrest
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 10:43 by PoliceOne

    By Mary Callahan The Press Democrat SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. — An Annapolis man who reportedly put up a fight with a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy on Monday afternoon repeatedly spit, threw rocks and threatened to kill the deputy and his fami… […]


    FBI pick faces tough confirmation hearing
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 10:35 by PoliceOne

    By Chris Strohm and David Voreacos Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the FBI will hear two questions repeatedly from senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday: Did the president demand loyalty in exchange for h… […]


    Report: Police pursuits are causing unnecessary deaths and injuries
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    By James Queally and Jack Leonard Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Police chases in Los Angeles County are “causing unnecessary bystander injuries and deaths” and most pursuits are launched in response to relatively minor crimes, accor… […]


    NYPD Cops Turn Their Backs on Mayor de Blasio During Funeral
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 09:55 by Officer.com

    Several hundred cops turned away in protest Tuesday morning as the mayor delivered his eulogy at the Bronx funeral of slain Officer Miosotis Familia. […]


    Border Patrol Agents Rescue Woman Dangling From Border Wall
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 09:46 by Officer.com

    U.S. Border Patrol agents in Nogales found a 37-year-old Mexican woman “precariously dangling from the international border fence Saturday, abandoned by smugglers.” […]


    Police Rescue Bear Cub with Jug Stuck On Its Head
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 09:41 by Officer.com

    California police found a baby bear trying to scale a fence with a plastic jug stuck on his head. […]


    Review: How does the Silynx Clarus headset perform in the field?
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Silynx Communications By Sean Curtis for PoliceOne BrandFocus The Clarus headset system by Silynx provides communications capabilities, hearing protection and situational awareness with only a set of earbuds and a 2-inch by 2-inch control … […]


    Why you want a tactical headset that works with your cellphone
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Silynx Communications By Doug Wyllie for PoliceOne BrandFocus It is well known that some tactical officers are turning to their mobile phones for real-time communications. Due to the nature of communications and of SWAT operations today, many of these operators are toggling back and forth between their two-way radios and their smartphones. But […]


    Beyond the vest: Protect officers’ hearing and sight
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Silynx Communications By Doug Wyllie for PoliceOne BrandFocus We can all agree that when outfitting an officer for patrol, safety is the top priority. Not a single police leader would dispute that. Departments place a great deal of emphasis on selecting two-way radios, body armor, patrol rifles and sidearms that will help officers […]


    SoCal Immigrant Crossing Signs Nearly Extinct
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:54 by Officer.com

    Ten signs once dotted the shoulders of the 5 Freeway, just north of the Mexican border. […]


    Ex-Con Battles Calif. Deputy, K-9 During Arrest
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:39 by Officer.com

    A suspect who reportedly put up a fight with a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy on Monday afternoon repeatedly spit, threw rocks and threatened to kill the deputy and his family before he was subdued by the officer’s dog. […]


    Iowa Police Chief Struck by Fleeing Vehicle
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:31 by Officer.com

    Three people were arrested Monday, after police said that they struck Boone Police Chief John Wiebold with their vehicle while attempting to flee. […]


    FBI Pick Faces Tough Confirmation Hearing
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:18 by Officer.com

    Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the FBI will hear two questions repeatedly from senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday: Did the president demand loyalty in exchange for his nomination, and can he stand up to the White House when the job requires? […]


    Ore. Deputy Sues Man Who Shot Him for $1M
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:04 by Officer.com

    Lane County Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Olson has filed a nearly $1 million lawsuit against the man convicted of shooting him. […]


    1 simple strategy for dealing with a driver who refuses to give you their license
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeWhat do you do when a driver refuses to give you their license during a traffic stop? A variety of dash cam and cellphone videos posted on the internet show officers handling such refusals with varying levels of success. All too ofte… […]


    Mass. Police Officer Stabbed by Boy With Knife
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    An officer stabbed while breaking up a fight is recovering after police say he was injured Sunday by an 11-year-old boy who lunged at another boy with a knife. […]


    San Francisco Cops Face Off With Mob at Park
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 06:44 by Officer.com

    An informal skateboarding competition turned disruptive and confrontational Tuesday night at Dolores Park in San Francisco when police rushed in to break up the show and a crowd of nearly 400 faced off with them. […]


    Report: Pursuits Cause Unnecessary Deaths
    Posted July 12th, 2017 @ 06:34 by Officer.com

    A new report by the Los Angeles County civil grand jury found law enforcement officers need better training to reduce risks during high-speed pursuits. […]


    Poll Shows Confidence in Police High, but Opinions Differ by Demographics
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Overall confidence in the police has risen slightly in the past two years, with 57% of Americans now saying they have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in law enforcement — matching the overall average for the 25-year Gallup trend. […]


    IACP Endorses Nomination of Christopher Wray for FBI Director
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    “The IACP believes that Mr. Wray is a well-qualified nominee and we look forward to working closely with both him and the FBI in the coming years as we continue our common mission to protect the public,” concluded De Lucca. […]


    Suspected Killer of NY Trooper Allegedly Planned School Shooting in 1999
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 18:23 by POLICE Magazine

    When Walters was 15-year-old ninth-grade student at Macatawa Bay Middle School in Holland, MI, he pleaded guilty in Ottawa County Family Court to conspiracy to carry a dangerous weapon, after police were tipped off to his alleged plot with another classmate to kill people at the school before turning the guns on themselves. […]


    Video: 8-Year-Old Leukemia Victim, Honorary Officer Gets End-of-Watch Salute from KY Police
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    An 8-year-old leukemia victim who became an honorary Winona (KY) police officer passed away last Wednesday and was given an end-of-watch radio salute by the department. […]


    Video: Once Homeless CA Man Becomes CHP Officer
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Lopez knows what it’s like to dumpster dive, to be assaulted when sleeping outside, to ask complete strangers for food and water, to routinely feel unsafe. Lopez lived all of that and more in the seven or so months he was homeless in 2012 after losing his job in an Elk Grove tire store, and […]


    NFL Player, Son of Retired Officer Tweets Support for Police
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    New England Patriots tight end Matt Lengel has been using his platform as an up-and-coming NFL player to highlight something that has significant meaning to him: Supporting police offers. […]


    Police: Cop-Killer Had ‘Arsenal of Weapons’
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 16:03 by Officer.com

    New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II said that so many weapons were confiscated at the residence of Justin Walters that investigators are trying to figure out which one he used to kill his wife and Trooper Joel R. Davis. […]


    Civil Unrest Response Equipment
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 15:54 by POLICE Magazine

    From ballistic protection to batons, these pieces of gear are built to meet your needs in any civil unrest situation. […]


    ‘Person of Interest’ Named as Men Missing
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 15:52 by Officer.com
    ‘Free Samples’ of Tainted Heroin Investigated
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 15:45 by Officer.com

    Authorities are investigating reports that people drove around the South Side early Saturday afternoon offering “free samples” of tainted heroin that sent eight people to the hospital with overdoses. […]


    Attacked Deputy ‘Saw Stars’ Before Shooting
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 15:29 by Officer.com

    The Louisiana State Police released new details Monday of a fatal officer-involved shooting last week that has sparked controversy in Evangeline Parish, saying the deputy who opened fire on an ATV driver had been attacked during a 4 a.m. traffic stop. […]


    Video Shows Fatal Charlotte Police Shooting
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 15:21 by Officer.com
    Funeral Held for NYPD Officer Killed in Ambush
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 14:54 by Officer.com

    Thousands of police officers gathered Tuesday to pay tribute to NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia, who was killed as she sat in a mobile command center. […]


    Immigrant sues Chicago police alleging gang database error
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:53 by PoliceOne

    By Sophia Tareen Associated Press CHICAGO — A Mexican immigrant scheduled for deportation filed a lawsuit against Chicago police Tuesday, alleging he was wrongly listed in a gang database and that it cost him the chance to get protection through a federal program and remain in the U.S. Luis Vicente Pedrote-Salinas, 25, was brought to […]


    Ohio officer who appeared to kick man in head on video is fired
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:48 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A police officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head has been fired. The city’s public safety director announced the decision Monday in the case of officer Zachary Rosen. The ruling by Ned Pettus Jr. […]


    Boy, 11, stabs Mass. cop
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:44 by PoliceOne

    By Antonio Planas Boston Herald LOWELL, Mass. — A cop stabbed while breaking up a fight is recovering after police say he was injured Sunday by an 11-year-old boy who lunged at another boy with a knife. Police Capt. Tim Crowley said the incident … […]


    Video of fatal NC police shooting of man holding rifle released
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman can be heard screaming “Please don’t shoot him!” on a video recorded as a police officer wearing a body camera fatally shot a North Carolina man. Two body camera videos of Iaroslav Mosiiuk’s shooting were released Monday on a judge’s order. District Attorney R. Andrew Murray said last […]


    5 Technology Trends Impacting Law Enforcement Investigations
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:25 by Officer.com

    Tech changes more than what’s in your patrol car or on your duty belt […]


    Spokeo for Law Enforcement
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:10 by Officer.com

    Investigative software provides law enforcement access to more than 12 billion records, including social media data […]


    Spokeo for Law Enforcement – An Investigator’s Search Tool
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 13:10 by Officer.com

    Investigative software provides law enforcement access to more than 12 billion records, including social media data […]


    Chicago police investigate free heroin sample distribution
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 12:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Police say “free samples” of tainted heroin may have resulted in the hospitalization of at least eight people in Chicago over the weekend due to overdoses. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says no deaths have been reported due to the adulterated heroin. However, he announced Monday that a woman is being held […]


    Cops: Woman sets boyfriend on fire, douses flames with urine
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PENN HILLS, Pa. — Authorities allege that a Pennsylvania woman set her sleeping boyfriend on fire and then threw buckets of urine on him to extinguish the flames. Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton says 38-year-old Leigh Ann Sepelyak and the man argued early Sunday, and after he fell asleep, she doused him […]


    US soldier charged with killing NY trooper plotted 1999 school attack
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press THERESA, N.Y. — Court records show that a U.S. Army soldier charged with killing his wife and a New York State Police trooper once plotted to shoot up his Michigan middle school while a teenager, according to a Michigan news outlet. MLive.com reported that Justin Walters was 15 and a ninth-grader at Macatawa […]


    NYC mayor at officer’s funeral: ‘We must help our police’
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 12:24 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — The public needs to step up to protect police at a time when they’re under attack, New York’s mayor and police commissioner said Tuesday as they eulogized an officer ambushed and killed in a parked police vehicle. “We’ve watched with horror these attacks on our police here […]


    Police Furious Over Bail After Attack on Officer
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 11:35 by Officer.com

    The NYPD was already on alert following the death of an officer, now police say they have new concerns. […]


    Report: Active Duty U.S. Soldier Arrested on Terrorism Charges
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 11:28 by Officer.com

    Authorities say Ikaika Kang was with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu and had connections with the ISIS terror group. […]


    Dashcam Video Shows Biker Racing From Metro Detroit Police at 115 mph
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 11:24 by Officer.com

    Detroit police dashboard camera video shows biker racing from police officers at speeds reaching 115 mph. […]


    10 tips for conquering summer workouts
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 10:45 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel When the weather warms up, most people take their workouts outside—at least until the heat becomes too unbearable. Once the temperature hits the triple-digits, it can take all the joy and satisfaction out of getting a run in, and … […]


    A 22,300 Mile High Network Backup Plan
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Because there are no backhoes in space, a new satellite ups the ante in making sure your 911 network stays online […]


    Modern Challenges and Threats vs. PPE for Correctional Officers & Jailers
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Protecting those who protect and serve by keeping the criminals behind bars must always be top of mind […]


    Officer Accused of Stomping on Suspect Fired
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen, who allegedly stomped on a shooting suspect as he was being taken into custody in April, has been fired for use of “unreasonable force.” […]


    Judge Slams Leaders for ‘Severely Mishandled’ Investigation Into Oakland Police Sex Scandal
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    The federal judge overseeing reforms in the Oakland Police Department criticized city officials Monday for a “severely mishandled” investigation into officers who allegedly had sex with an underage girl. […]


    Conn. Police Dog Helps Find Missing Man
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 07:22 by Officer.com

    A half-hour after a man was reported missing from The Reservoir long-term healthcare facility off Farmington Avenue, police said K-9 Jett found the man in a wooded area near the facility. […]


    NYPD Union Blasts Mayor for Missing Vigil
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 07:05 by Officer.com

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio returned from Germany Sunday night amid criticism over his decision to attend a G-20 summit protest there following the fatal shooting of an NYPD officer in the Bronx. […]


    Gov. Announces Public Safety Plan for St. Louis
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 06:57 by Officer.com

    The Missouri Highway Patrol began policing interstates in St. Louis on Sunday as part of a plan Gov. Eric Greitens says will help combat crime in “the most dangerous city in the United States of America.” […]


    Officer in Castile Shooting Leaves Department
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 06:44 by Officer.com

    St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez, who shot and killed Philando Castile last July, has agreed to terminate his employment with the city. […]


    Ohio Police Officer Recovering After Shooting
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 06:38 by Officer.com
    Deputy Hailed as Hero After ‘Live PD’ Arrest
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com

    Richland County Deputy Chris Mastrianni showed his physical prowess and his gentle side Saturday night, becoming the latest social media sensation. […]


    State Highway Patrol to help address violence in St. Louis
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday unveiled a plan to quell violent crime in St. Louis, a place where he has a home but one he called “the most dangerous city in the United States of America.” The Republican’s proposal, outlined in an outdoor news conference on […]


    Oakland’s police chief apologizes for misconduct scandal
    Posted July 11th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland’s new police chief apologized Monday in federal court for a sexual misconduct scandal involving a teenage prostitute and vowed to clean up the city’s troubled police department. “This is repairable,” Anne Kirkpatrick told U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson. Henderson oversees the department as part of […]


    Real Change
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 20:44 by POLICE Magazine

    Positive organizational change can only occur and persist if law enforcement supervisors understand and buy into it. […]


    Life Insurance as a Savings Vehicle
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 20:00 by POLICE Magazine

    By maximizing the advantages of whole life insurance, you can accrue secure capital that you can loan to yourself with no penalty and no tax implications. […]


    Video: 8-Year-Old Leukemia Victim, Honorary Officer Given End-of-Watch Salute by KY Police
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 19:39 by POLICE Magazine

    An 8-year-old leukemia victim who became an honorary Winona (KY) police officer passed away last Wednesday and was given an end-of-watch radio salute by the department. […]


    NY Police Unions Slam Judge for Releasing Gun Grab Suspect
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    New York City’s police and sergeant’s benevolent associations are blasting a judge’s decision to release a man who tried to take an officer’s gun Sunday, saying it’s putting police officers at risk. […]


    Officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has left the PD
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:51 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year’s fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile has left the suburban police department where he served under a separation agreement. The Minneapolis suburb of St. Anthony announced Monday that Jeronimo Yanez is no longer with the police department. […]


    Policy Won’t Stop Vehicle Attacks
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:48 by POLICE Magazine

    A number of agencies now prohibit officers from shooting at vehicles, but such hide and hope policies won’t stop a terrorist from smashing a truck into a crowd. […]


    Dallas Library Archives Public Tributes to Fallen Officers
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:39 by POLICE Magazine

    An eight-foot cross rests on its side, near an assortment of other crosses and a collection of police uniform patches. Close by are rain-curled posters and hundreds of artificial flowers. “Back the blue,” reads one sign, not far from where stuffed animals sit on a library shelf that once held true crime books. […]


    Video: Dallas County Commissioner Speaks Against Honoring Fallen Officers
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Commissioner John Wiley Price disagreed with the reason for the resolution, arguing that law enforcement should not be honored unless all are remembered. […]


    Baton Rouge Officer Sues Black Lives Matter Claiming “Incitement” of Deadly Ambush Attack Last Year
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:39 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and five of the movement’s leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s deadly ambush of police officers in Baton Rouge last summer. […]


    Triple Jeopardy in Charlotte
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:23 by POLICE Magazine

    The trials of an officer involved in a controversial fatal shooting never seem to end. […]


    Ohio Sheriff Refuses to Equip Deputies with Narcan
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones insists he is not heartless but says requiring deputies to administer the remedy puts them in danger and the cost of repeatedly treating people with Narcan is “sucking the taxpayers dry.” […]


    Ohio Officer Shot 4 Times on Domestic Call, Suspect Killed
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    A Uniontown, OH, police officer was shot four times while responding to a domestic violence call Sunday evening. […]


    Chicago cop, 2 ex-officers plead not guilty in Laquan McDonald case
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:09 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer and two former officers pleaded not guilty Monday to conspiring to cover up what happened the night a white officer killed a black teenager by shooting him 16 times. Joseph Walsh, David March and Thomas Gaffney are accused of quickly coordinating their stories to […]


    Police: Smart home device called 911 during domestic dispute
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 17:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TIJERAS, N.M. — Police said a smart home device alerted them to a domestic dispute. Eduardo Barros was house-sitting with his girlfriend and her daughter on July 2 when they got into a physical altercation, ABC News reported. Police said Barros pulled a gun and threatened to kill his girlfriend. He allegedly […]


    Briefing Skills
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Effectively providing information in a briefing requires choosing the right presentation method for a given audience. […]


    Shooting of Dogs in Yard by Cop Investigated
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    A police incident report filed in the shooting of two dogs inside their north Minneapolis yard by an officer says that the animals “charged at [the] officer,” an aggressive action not visible in the resident’s security video of the encounter. […]


    Body Armor Saves Lives
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 15:37 by POLICE Magazine

    These officers’ stories of survival illustrate why it’s so important to always wear a ballistic vest on duty. […]


    Ohio Officer Shot Repeatedly While Responding to Call
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 15:33 by Officer.com

    Uniontown Police Sgt. David White was shot four times Sunday night by a male suspect while responding to a domestic violence call. […]


    [Video] PRO-VISION Law Enforcement Product Line Overview
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 14:40 by Officer.com
    Cloth Handles for Arrest and Control
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 14:39 by POLICE Magazine

    If you know how to take advantage of what a suspect wears, you can use these handles to help get him or her into handcuffs. […]


    ‘Officer Involved’ director on his four-year journey to capture stories of LEOs who used deadly force
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeI recently had the privilege to watch “Officer Involved,” a documentary by Patrick Shaver. Shaver is not a filmmaker by trade. He is a police officer for an agency in Georgia. In 2013, Shaver so… […]


    ‘Officer Involved’ director on his four-year journey to capture stories of LEOs who used deadly force
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeI recently had the privilege to watch “Officer Involved,” a documentary by Patrick Shaver. Shaver is not a filmmaker by trade. He is a police officer for an agency in Georgia. In 2013, Shaver so… […]


    ‘Officer Involved’ director on his four-year journey to capture stories of LEOs who used deadly force
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeI recently had the privilege to watch “Officer Involved,” a documentary by Patrick Shaver. Shaver is not a filmmaker by trade. He is a police officer for an agency in Georgia. In 2013, Shaver so… […]


    Soldier Surrenders in Slaying of N.Y. Trooper
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 12:13 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Trooper Joel R. Davis was fatally shot by Justin Walters, an active-duty soldier, who allegedly killed his wife before the trooper arrived. […]


    8-Year-Old Girl Prays With Police Officers at Restaurant in Heartwarming Photo
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    A photo of a little girl praying with a group of police officers has been touching hearts around the country. […]


    Man in Handcuffs Proposes to Girlfriend on His Birthday While Under Arrest
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    Most people who get arrested make a request to call a lawyer, but this man had another burning question on his mind. […]


    Great American Cookies Store Employee Suspended After Paying for Officer’s Order
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 11:18 by Officer.com

    A young man was temporarily suspended after he offered to pay for an on-duty police officer’s order, which upset a family who witnessed the act. […]


    Video: NY State Trooper Killed Responding to “Shots Fired” Call
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 10:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A New York State trooper was shot and killed Sunday night in northern Jefferson County. The suspect is in custody. […]


    Suspect Killed by Trooper After Pulling Knife
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 10:37 by Officer.com

    A knife-wielding man who said he wanted to commit “suicide by cop” pulled a knife and was shot and killed by a state trooper Saturday morning on Interstate 5 near Lacey. […]


    Ohio Sheriff Won’t Let Deputies Carry Narcan
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 10:05 by Officer.com

    Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones says that his deputies don’t use the herion overdose drug Narcan now, and never will under his watch. […]


    Responding police officer shot at Ohio home; suspect killed
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UNIONTOWN, Ohio — Ohio police say an officer was shot repeatedly while responding to a domestic violence call at a home, and the suspect was killed when police returned fire. Authorities say the officer was shot four times Sunday night at a home in Uniontown, roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) southeast of Akron. […]


    Responding police officer shot 4 times at Ohio home; suspect killed
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UNIONTOWN, Ohio — Ohio police say an officer is recovering from surgery after being shot four times while responding to a domestic violence call at a home. Police say the suspect was killed when another officer returned fire. Aut… […]


    [Video] The KNG2 Portable P25 Digital Radio
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:33 by Officer.com

    Next Generation KNG2 | P25 Digital Portable Two-way Radios […]


    KNG2 Portable Radio
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:31 by Officer.com
    US soldier charged with slayings of wife, NY state trooper
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press THERESA, N.Y. — A U.S. Army soldier killed his wife then fatally shot a New York State Police trooper who was responding to reports of shots fired at the couple’s rural upstate property, authorities said Monday. The suspect, identified as 32-year-old infantryman Justin Walters, surrendered without incident after the Sunday night slayings, New […]


    More details emerge in fatal shooting of NY trooper
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 09:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Chris Carola Associated Press THERESA, N.Y. — A state police trooper responding to reports of gunfire was shot to death by a soldier who had just killed his wife at their home near his Army base in northern New York, authorities said Monday. Trooper Joel Davis was approaching […]


    Son of Fallen Deputy Surprised by NFL Star
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 08:47 by Officer.com

    The 10-year-old son of a fallen Mississippi deputy got quite the surprise Saturday when he got to meet Dallas Cowboys quarterback and former Mississippi State University standout Dak Prescott. […]


    ‘Live PD’ Shows Arrest of Man Holding Toddler
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    Viewers got a first-hand look of a harrowing incident in Richland County on Saturday night, when a man led deputies on a high-speed chase before crashing his car and fighting with a Richland County Sheriff’s deputy while holding his 2-year-old daughter. […]


    Dallas Officers Memorialized One Year Later
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    Slain Dallas Police Officers Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith and Patrick Zamarripa, and Brent Thompson, an officer for Dallas Area Rapid Transit, were the focus of an outpouring of sorrow and gratitude on the anniversary of the July 7 ambush. […]


    Hundreds Attend Vigil for Fallen NYPD Officer
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 07:32 by Officer.com

    Hundreds gathered Saturday for an hourlong sunset vigil honoring Miosotis Familia, the NYPD officer slain by a mentally ill gunman in the Bronx on Wednesday. […]


    N.Y. Trooper Fatally Shot During Domestic Call
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 06:35 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Trooper Joel R. Davis was fatally shot by Justin Walters, an active-duty soldier who allegedly killed his wife before the trooper arrived. […]


    Hawaii official proposes armed park rangers to deter homeless
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HONOLULU — A Honolulu official is proposing stationing armed park rangers at city parks, where homeless encampments are common, because of a growing amount of trash and safety concerns. Residents have taken issue with piles of trash and smell they say come from homeless encampments, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday. Jen Tema, who […]


    NY trooper shot and killed while responding to domestic dispute
    Posted July 10th, 2017 @ 02:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press THERESA, N.Y. — A U.S. Army soldier is accused of shooting and killing a New York State Police trooper who was responding to a domestic dispute. State police say the suspect, 32-year-old Justin Walters, surrendered without incident after the trooper and a woman were shot and killed Sunday night at a home in […]


    Talon Batons
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 16:37 by Officer.com

    Elegantly simple. Incredibly strong. Easily carried. Rapidly deployed. Extended tip expansion. Push button retraction. A new standard of convenience. The Talon Baton from ASP. This revolutionary new design uses two opposing discs that cam into an int… […]


    KSG-25
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 16:32 by Officer.com
    He used to be homeless, sleeping in Sacramento parks. Now he’s a rookie CHP officer
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 14:49 by PoliceOne

    By Marcos Bretón The Sacramento Bee ELK GROVE, Calif. — Edwin Lopez, a rookie California Highway Patrol officer, this week returned to an Elk Grove park where, all too recently, he used to live and sleep when he was homeless. “This i… […]


    Wildcat Knife
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com
    Ohio prosecutor weighing 3rd trial for ex-officer
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction of a former police officer in a racially charged fatal shooting case. Ray Tensing, a white man who at the time was an officer at the University […]


    Hundreds pay tribute to slain NYPD officer
    Posted July 9th, 2017 @ 13:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — Hundreds of people have paid tribute to a New York City police officer shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week. The gathering Saturday night included colleagues of Police Officer Miosotis Familia and many from the Bronx neighborhood where she worked. Police say a deranged man shot […]


    Vt. responders first in U.S. to gain workers’ comp for mental health
    Posted July 8th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont responders will now be the first state in the U.S. to receive workers’ compensation for mental health issues. VTDigger reported that the Professional Firefighters of Vermont and the Vermont Troopers Association said the extreme conditions in which they work take a toll on not only the body, but […]


    Fla. man sentenced to 4 months in Inauguration Day riots
    Posted July 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — The first person to plead guilty to charges related to riots that broke out during Donald Trump inauguration was sentenced to four months in prison on Friday. Dane Powell of Tampa, Florida, pleaded guilty in April to felony rioting and assault on a police officer. He was also ordered to complete […]


    Dallas police shooting probe going to prosecutors next week
    Posted July 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DALLAS — An investigation into the ambush shooting a year ago that killed five Dallas law enforcement officers and injured nine others as well as two civilians will be turned over to the Dallas County District Attorney’s office early next week, police officials said Friday. But it will take longer for details of […]


    Mo. joins 27 other states with ‘Blue Alert’ system
    Posted July 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kurt Erickson St. Louis Post-Dispatch JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri soon will have a system to notify the general public when a law enforcement officer is killed or injured. Patterned after the Amber Alert system for missing children, the so-… […]


    Calif. bill would make police body camera videos public
    Posted July 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Liam Dillon Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — New legislation from a Bay Area assemblyman would dramatically expand public access to police body camera videos in California. The measure, Assembly Bill 748 from Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Fran… […]


    How To…Communicate During a Pursuit
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 21:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Let’s be honest, radio procedure during emergency traffic tends to leave a lot to be desired. […]


    Assessing Your Education Options
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 21:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Students need to seek out educational opportunities that hit a variety of learning styles—all programs (whether in a classroom or online) are not created equal. […]


    FirstNet and the Broadband Future
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 21:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Today, FirstNet is finally becoming more than just a public safety pipedream. FirstNet is about to go online and here’s how that could affect you. […]


    Officer Down Rapid Response
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 20:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The Automated Injury Detection (AID) device uses a high-tech fabric with sensors to recognize when an officer has been shot or stabbed in the vest. Within a few seconds it sends a notification. […]


    Triple Jeopardy in Charlotte
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 19:03 by POLICE Magazine

    It seems you can keep unofficially trying an officer involved in a fatal shooting repeatedly, even if the shooting has been officially ruled as justified. […]


    ‘Free to Carry’ Fundraiser Tremendous Success
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 17:56 by Officer.com
    The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Announces Thor Eells as Executive Director
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 17:49 by Officer.com

    The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) is pleased to announce Cmdr. Thor Eells (ret.) as its new Executive Director. Eells brings a unique set of qualifications with an exceptional background in law enforcement, training and leadership. […]


    Escaped S.C. Inmate Recaptured in Texas
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 17:35 by Officer.com

    An inmate who escaped a South Carolina maximum-security prison cut through four fences to gain his freedom for a second time during his long incarceration, authorities said Friday. […]


    More Than 100 Officers Injured in G20 Riots
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 17:11 by Officer.com

    Hamburg police have requested backup from across Germany to contain violent protests on the first day of the G-20 summit, which have, so far, caused delays for U.S. President Donald Trump and temporarily trapped his wife, Melania, in her residence. […]


    Video: Detroit Officer TASERed by Woman During Marijuana Investigation
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A wild scene broke out Wednesday night in Southwest Detroit when a woman used a TASER on a police officer responding to a call about marijuana. […]


    Dallas Heroes Get Their Due in Day of Memorials One Year After Ambush
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:48 by Officer.com

    A series of commemorations were held Friday in honor of fallen Officers Lorne Ahrens, Krol, Michael Smith, Brent Thompson and Patrick Zamarripa. […]


    A Year After Slayings, Dallas Police Train in ‘Mindfulness’
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A year later, Dallas officers are still grieving, but scores of them have received or are on track to receive specialized training in “mindfulness” and other stress-management techniques that aim to teach police how to better understand and control their emotions, both on and off the job. […]


    Not Everyone Supports TX Special Courts for Law Enforcement
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A new law in Texas will allow counties to create pretrial diversion programs for first responders who commit crimes because of job-related mental health issues. But at least a few county judges and experts say the courts seem unnecessary or concerning. […]


    Lessons from the Baton Rouge ambush attack
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnRecently, the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney’s office released a report of its investigation into the July 17, 2016, ambush attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While more legally oriented than a typical law enforc… […]


    Store reverses decision after suspending employee for buying cookie for cop
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnBy PoliceOne Staff KATY, Texas — A kind gesture from a Great American Cookie employee resulted in threats against him and a suspension from work. Zack Randolph told Click 2 Houston that he was taught to respect law enforcement, so he bought an officer a cookie with his own money and without his […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-07 16:09:09
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:09 by Officer.com

    Total Recall Corporation, a Convergint Technologies Company, has released its most technologically advanced CrimeEye unit yet, the CrimeEye-RD-2 with a 180-degree camera option. […]


    IACP forms new task force to address violence against LEOs
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 16:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnBy PoliceOne Staff In 2016, 21 out of 145 officers killed in the line of duty were killed in ambush-style attacks. In response to the growing violence against LEOs, IACP has formed a new task force to provide monthly reports on … […]


    Man drags Fla. police officer after traffic stop
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 15:28 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnAssociated Press LAKE CITY, Fla. — A Florida police officer was dragged for almost a mile 1 mile (1.5 kilometers) by a vehicle driven by a man who had been stopped for a traffic violation. Local news outlets report Lake City Officer Stuart Robinson suffered a head injury Thursday night and was airlifted […]


    One year after Dallas: Remembering the fallen and lessons learned
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeOne year ago today – July 7, 2016 – a deranged murderer whose name does not merit mention ambushed and killed five law enforcement officers. Those LEOs were at the time protecting the First Amen… […]


    3M Completes Sale of Tolling and Automated License/Number Plate Recognition Business
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com

    3M announced that it has completed the sale of its tolling and automated license/number plate recognition business to Neology, Inc., a leading provider of integrated solutions for tolling, electronic vehicle registration and public safety applications. […]


    DNA Evidence Collected By M-Vac Helps Solve 40 Year Old Cold Case
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 14:23 by Officer.com

    Investigators Use Aggressive Wet-Vacuum DNA Collection Method On 1977 Murder […]


    NAPED Annual General Meeting a Resounding Success
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 14:13 by Officer.com

    The 31st annual general meeting of the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors in Daytona Beach, Florida was met with great enthusiasm by vendors and distributors. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-07 14:05:05
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 14:05 by Officer.com

    As the leading manufacturer of professional grade rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) for safety professionals, law enforcement, and military agencies around the world, RIBCRAFT delivers a RIBCRAFT 6.5 to the Spotsylvania County Sheriff. […]


    New Nightstick XPP-5422GMX X-Series Intrinsically Safe Dual-Light Flashlight leads 3AA category at whopping 285 lumens
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:56 by Officer.com

    Industry leading 210 Lumen Class I Division 1, Zone 0, ATEX certified flashlight with secondary LED floodlight emits a combined 285 lumens for 10 hours. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-07 13:47:49
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:47 by Officer.com

    Award recognizes innovative use of license plate recognition (LPR) and/or facial recognition technology; Winner to receive $5,000 donation to Fallen Officer Fund or another fund of choice […]


    Ohio sheriff won’t let deputies carry Narcan, citing safety
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeAssociated Press HAMILTON, Ohio — A sheriff in an Ohio county with record numbers of overdose deaths in recent years is sticking to his long-standing refusal to allow deputies to carry an overdose-reversal drug. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says he remains opposed for safety reasons because people can […]


    After NYPD cop’s slaying, city heeds call for more vehicle armor
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Tom Hays and Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — The day after a bullet blasted through a passenger window of an RV-like command post and killed a police officer sitting inside, officials on Thursday announced that the New York Police Department was adding ballistic protection to all […]


    Transcend Releases DrivePro 130 and DrivePro 110 Dashcams to Ensure Safety On-the-Road
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:29 by Officer.com

    Transcend Information Inc., a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the introduction of the DrivePro 130 and DrivePro 110 dashcams. […]


    Officer wounded in deadly Baton Rouge ambush sues Black Lives Matter
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Michael Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s deadly ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last summer. DeRay Mckesson and four other Black Lives Matter leaders are […]


    California Highway Patrol Purchases 2500 TASER X2 Smart Weapons
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:25 by Officer.com

    Axon Announces Multiple Domestic and International Orders of TASER Smart Weapons […]


    Home Depot employee fired for pursuing kidnapping suspect
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff PORTLAND, Ore. — A Home Depot employee said he was fired because he pursued a kidnapping suspect. Dillon Reagan, 32, told KGW that he was finishing his shift at work on May 12 when his co-worker yelled for help after witnessing a domestic dispute in the […]


    Dallas shooting victim wants to bridge gap over gun violence
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Emily Schmall Associated Press DALLAS — When a black motorist was fatally shot last year by a Minnesota police officer, the killing hit home for Shetamia Taylor, then 38 and a mother of four sons in suburban Dallas. Philando Castile had been killed outside St. Paul, near where […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-07-07 12:46:54
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:46 by Officer.com

    Digital Ally, Inc. announces a significant victory in its legal battles against Axon Enterprise, Inc. […]


    Suspect Arrested in Killing of Baltimore Police PIO’s Brother
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:30 by Officer.com

    Police Commissioner Kevin Davis announced on Thursday the arrest of Terrell Gibson, 21, in the killing of Dion Smith, who is the brother of police media relations Chief T.J. Smith. […]


    FL Officer Injured in Traffic Stop Dragging Incident
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:26 by POLICE Magazine

    A Lake City, FL, police officer suffered a head injury Thursday night when he was dragged more than a mile at a traffic stop. […]


    Investigators Seek Motive in Slaying of NYPD Officer
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Where he went and what he did over the next several hours is now the subject of intense scrutiny as investigators try to understand what could have motivated him to pull out a Ruger .38 handgun and shoot Familia in the head as she sat in a mobile command post. […]


    Young Girls Cheer Up San Antonio Officers After Duty Death
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Days after a San Antonio police officer was killed and another hospitalized in a shootout near downtown, two young girls are helping restore morale for the men and women in uniform. […]


    Virginia Executes Cop Killer
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Morva was sentenced to death in 2008 for murdering security guard Derrick McFarland and Montgomery County sheriff’s Deputy Eric Sutphin during an escape from custody in 2006. […]


    Watch Police Break Window to Save Dog Locked in Hot Car
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:22 by Officer.com

    Authorities in Boynton Beach, Fla., worked quickly to save a dog locked in a hot car, breaking a window of the vehicle as they say temperatures inside neared 110 degrees. […]


    Video: Police Use Cheetos and Doritos to Lure Pigs Into Their Car
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    The animals had escaped a nearby barn and when officials showed up to reel them in, all they had on hand were Cheetos and Doritos! Animal control officers enticed the piglets into a patrol vehicle using the snacks but, at 600 pounds, the mama pig was too […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: How telecommuting will impact the future of law enforcement
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 11:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In many lines of employment, the advent of high-speed internet and the cellular phone network has made “the office” obsolete — people can successfully do their work from a coffee shop or from their living room. Police work […]


    Wis. Officers Rescue Dog Twice From Lagoon
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:51 by Officer.com

    When a small dog got caught among the weeds and lily pads in a local lagoon, two Milwaukee police officers sprang into action. […]


    Utah K-9 fatally shot during pursuit
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Unified Police Department K-9 was shot and killed during a chase and arrest of a wanted fugitive. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said Thursday the 7-year-old police dog Dingo was deployed after a fugitive, identified as Torey Chase Massey, tried to run away from police after a […]


    In Case You Missed It: Get a Mobile Fingerprint Scanner on Patrol
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:50 by Officer.com

    Integrated Biometrics’ FIVE-0 developed a portable four-finger fingerprint scanner for mobile booking. […]


    Sheriff Joe’s Fate Now in the Hands of Judge
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:40 by Officer.com
    Police Say Woman Tried to Burn Deputy Alive
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    A woman was arrested after she set fire to a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy’s home and attempted to burn him alive on the Fourth of July. […]


    FIVE-0 Optical 10-print Fingerprint Scanner
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    Rugged, compact FAP50 device enables mobile 10-print enrollment, verification, and booking, even under extreme conditions […]


    Police, Protesters Clash Ahead of G20 Summit
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 09:48 by Officer.com
    Police chief recovering after losing part of arm in fireworks accident
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 09:45 by PoliceOne

    By Chuck Biedka The Valley News-Dispatch LEECHBURG, Pa. — Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold is ready to go home to Kyle, Gracie and Danielle. And he is amazed at all the good will messages he is getting — even from people he has arrested. Diebold, who is a licensed pyrotechnic, was setting off fireworks at […]


    Man convicted of killing Va. deputy, hospital security guard executed
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 09:35 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press JARRATT, Va. — A Virginia man who killed a hospital security guard and a sheriff’s deputy after escaping from custody in 2006 was executed after an unsuccessful campaign to spare the inmate’s life over concerns about his mental health. William Morva, 35, was pronounced dead at 9:15 p.m. Thursday […]


    Missouri Joins 27 Other States With ‘Blue Alert’
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 09:34 by Officer.com

    Missouri soon will have a system to notify the general public when a law enforcement officer is killed or injured. […]


    Fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Laid to Rest
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 09:17 by Officer.com

    Illinois State Police Trooper Ryan Albin was killed last week in a two-vehicle crash while on duty on Interstate 74 near Farmer City. […]


    Man Convicted in Slaying of Deputy Executed
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 08:48 by Officer.com

    William C. Morva, who was convicted of killing Montgomery County Deputy Eric Sutphin and a hospital security guard in 2006 was executed by injection Thursday night. […]


    Utah K-9 Fatally Shot in Pursuit of Fugitive
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake K-9 Dingo was killed during the pursuit of a wanted fugitive early Thursday morning. […]


    A year after slayings, Dallas police train in ‘mindfulness’
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — Only hours after the ambush that killed five Dallas law enforcement officers, mental health experts began thinking ahead, searching for ways to ease the long-term effects of the attack on the men and women who patrol the nation’s ninth-largest city. Police psychologists in Dallas were quickly […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: A police-themed Fourth of July
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Det. Ryan Bauer with the McPherson (Kan.) police got into the Fourth of July spirit with some of the department’s patrol cars. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as our Photo of the Week! Be sure to […]


    SC law requires officers to learn to spot mental illness
    Posted July 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Seanna Adcox Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — A new law requires every police officer in South Carolina to be trained in recognizing mental illness and de-escalating confrontations with people who are manic, not malicious. State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel says officers increasingly encounter people with mental health issues and need […]


    Video: Utah K-9 Shot and Killed in Fugitive Arrest
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 20:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A Unified (UT) Police Department K-9 named Dingo was killed Thursday during an early morning chase and arrest of a wanted fugitive in Millcreek. […]


    MO Joins 27 Other States With ‘Blue Alert’ System
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 20:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Missouri soon will have a system to notify the general public when a law enforcement officer is killed or injured. […]


    Looming Execution Divides Mother, Daughter of Slain VA Deputy
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 20:09 by POLICE Magazine

    The daughter of a sheriff’s deputy killed by a man set to be executed in Virginia said that she has urged the state’s governor to spare the man’s life, but the slain deputy’s mother says she hopes the prisoner is executed. […]


    MD Governor Seeks ‘Any Kind Of Possible Solutions’ to Baltimore Violence
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 20:02 by POLICE Magazine

    With homicides in Baltimore occurring at a historic rate, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday he will meet with Mayor Catherine Pugh to discuss how the state could help. […]


    Prosecutor: Man Planned to Bomb LE, Discussed Beheadings
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 19:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities have said the man had bomb-making materials, and Town says he planned to use them at a police office after pledging allegiance to Islamic State. […]


    North Dakota Highway Patrol Adopts SIG Sauer P320
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 19:30 by POLICE Magazine

    The SIG Sauer Inc. striker-fired P320 has been selected as the sidearm of choice for the North Dakota Highway Patrol. […]


    Chicago Officer Battered During Melee Near Washington Park
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A Chicago Police officer was battered Wednesday night during a skirmish near Washington Park on the South Side. […]


    Reward Offered as Manhunt for Escaped SC Inmate Continues
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    An inmate who has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in South Carolina remained on the run Thursday as authorities sought the public’s help in their manhunt by offering a reward. […]


    Video: Protestors Clashed with Officers Outside Baton Rouge Police Station
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 19:08 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say the seven members of the New Black Panther Party refused to leave and “attempted to storm the police barricade.” One officer was injured. […]


    Video: OH Officer in Intensive Care After “Freak Accident”
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 18:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw says the officer was hurt when he fell in the police station parking lot. […]


    CA Bill Would Make Police Body Camera Videos Public
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 18:05 by POLICE Magazine

    New legislation from a Bay Area assemblyman would dramatically expand public access to police body camera videos in California. […]


    NRA Launches Nationwide Initiative in Support of America’s Police
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 16:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The NRA is launching the NRA Cars For Freedom: Back Our Blue campaign to raise money to help support law enforcement in various ways. The NRA Foundation’s Law Enforcement Training program will also be supported by the Back Our Blue initiative. […]


    Minnesota Governor Calls for Police Training Fund to be Named for Philando Castile
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 16:24 by Officer.com

    Gov. Mark Dayton is recommending that a new $12 million law enforcement fund be named for Philando Castile, the man shot and killed one year ago by a St. Anthony police officer. […]


    FL Officer Buys New Tires for Man With Broken Bike
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 16:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Hightower went to the store and bought two new mountain bike tires for the man so he could safely ride his bicycle. […]


    908 Devices Introduces Next-Generation HPMS Device for First Responders
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 15:22 by POLICE Magazine

    908 Devices has released the MX908, a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the company’s patented and award-winning highpressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) technology. […]


    Videos: 7 arrested at protest on Alton Sterling shooting anniversary
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 15:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Seven people have been arrested outside Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters during a protest on the anniversary of a deadly police shooting in Louisiana’s capital. Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. says four men and three women were arrested Wednesday on misdemeanor charges, including resisting an officer, after […]


    Videos: New Black Panther-led protesters clash with police, 7 arrested
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 15:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Seven people have been arrested outside Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters during a protest on the anniversary of a deadly police shooting in Louisiana’s capital. Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. says four men and three women were arrested Wednesday on misdemeanor charges, including resisting an officer, after […]


    Memphis police allegedly ‘baby’ recruits
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 15:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department has allegedly taken it easier on recruits over fear of losing them. Memphis Police Association President Mike Williams told Local Memphis that some trainers been moved because they were too tough. “They’ve already lowered the standards out there,” he said. “I think you can fail […]


    Smith & Wesson Corp. to Acquire Gemini Technologies
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 15:04 by POLICE Magazine

    American Outdoor Brands Corporation’s firearms business, Smith & Wesson Corp., has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Gemini Technologies Inc. (“Gemtech”), a provider of suppressors and accessories for the consumer, law enforcement, and military markets. […]


    Videos: German police use water cannons on violent G-20 protesters
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 14:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HAMBURG, Germany — German police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by some marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit. Police say they repeatedly asked a group of hardcore anti-capitalist demonstrators to remove their masks Thursday evening, to no avail. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Chief Recovering After Losing Part of His Arm In Fireworks Mishap
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 14:03 by Officer.com

    Leechburg Police Chief Mike Diebold was setting off fireworks at the Leechburg firefighters’ carnival on June 24 when a shell exploded prematurely. […]


    Reporter says he was mistreated during stop, video shows otherwise
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — A local sheriff is disputing a column written by a reporter who was recently pulled over and accused officers of mistreating him. Police pulled over Bill Clark, 84, for failure to signal, the sheriff said on Facebook. Clark, also known as ‘Ol’ Clark,’ stopped at a red stoplight, […]


    The Casio G-Shock, the First Choice for Top Cops
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 13:10 by POLICE Magazine

    As one of the New York City’s finest, NYPD Officer Michael Counihan knows what it means to be fully prepared. Michael bought his first G-Shock 10 years ago, and he has never looked back.  […]


    Judge says lawsuit can continue in bizarre kidnapping case police initially called a hoax
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 12:40 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A couple’s defamation and emotional distress lawsuit against a Northern California city can proceed after a kidnapping so bizarre that police initially called it a hoax, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Police discounted the story told by Denise Huskins and her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, after she reappeared […]


    Fourth of July partiers toss firework under car, hurting cop
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 12:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PATERSON, N.J. — Authorities say Fourth of July partiers threw an exploding firework under a police vehicle in New Jersey, injuring an officer. NorthJersey.com reports the Paterson officer suffered a minor hand injury when he ste… […]


    Cops: Baby rolls on hypodermic needle, gets OD reversal drug
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police say a baby girl had to be treated with an overdose reversal drug after rolling onto a hypodermic needle while in bed with her father. Police said Thursday that the 9-month-old is hospitalized in… […]


    Police look into what prompted deadly ambush of NYPD officer
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 12:28 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long and Karen Matthews Associated Press NEW YORK — At the start of her midnight shift, Officer Miosotis Familia was in a New York Police Department mobile command post, writing in her notebook, when a gunman strode toward her. She never saw Alexander Bonds coming before he shot her in the head through […]


    How to cope with 5 of the most common symptoms of PTSD
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel Every person’s experience with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is shaped by the event that precipitated their diagnosis, the symptoms they experience and their daily life stressors, which means that each individual case of PTSD is … […]


    Looming execution divides mother, daughter of slain Va. deputy
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 10:33 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The daughter of a sheriff’s deputy killed by a man set to be executed in Virginia said Wednesday that she has urged the state’s governor to spare the man’s life, but the slain deputy’s mother says she hopes the prisoner is executed. William Morva is scheduled […]


    Community Mourns Fallen NYPD Officer
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 10:16 by Officer.com

    The community is coming together to mourn the death of an NYPD officer who was killed in an unprovoked attack in the Bronx. […]


    Police Officer Honored for Adopting Child Abuse Victim
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 10:12 by Officer.com

    Oklahoma Police Officer Jody Thompson wasn’t on duty when the child abuse call came in, but the details broke his heart. […]


    Deputy Catches Four-Foot Alligator With His Bare Hands
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 10:00 by Officer.com

    Police say that when Florida Deputy Cameron Coward saw a four-foot alligator in a parking lot, he didn’t waste any time helping the reptile find its way. D […]


    Prosecutor: Man planned to bomb LE, discussed beheadings
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 09:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Alabama prosecutors say a man jailed on terror-related charges pledged allegiance to Islamic State and talked about wanting to behead people. State authorities outlined evidence against 22-year-old Aziz Sayyed during a hearing Wednesday in Huntsville. A defense attorney for the North Carolina native is asking a judge to set bail […]


    Slain NYPD officer recalled as devoted mom, cop
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 09:51 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Morales and Nicole Fuller Newsday NEW YORK — Slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was devoted to her three children — 12-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, and her daughter, a 20-year-old college student — and recently asked to … […]


    Cops Receive Slip-and-Slide Complaint, Join In
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 08:34 by Officer.com

    A neighbor who complained about a giant slip-and-slide blocking the road in Asheville did not get the response from police that was likely expected. […]


    Ohio Trooper Fatally Shoots Homicide Suspect
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 08:27 by Officer.com

    The man shot and killed by a state trooper in Vandalia early Tuesday was a suspect in a Hamilton County murder that occurred Monday. […]


    Rookie Trooper Arrests Man Firing From Car
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com

    Georgia State Patrol Trooper Daniel McMullen happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday morning. […]


    Bill Would Make Body Camera Videos Public
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    New legislation from a Bay Area assemblyman would dramatically expand public access to police body camera videos in California. […]


    Chicago Police Frustrated After Violent Fourth
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    The Chicago Police Department says it is conducting “a very comprehensive review” after the city experienced one of its most violent Fourth of July weekends in recent years, with at least 101 people shot between late Friday afternoon and early Wednesday. […]


    NYPD Officer Recalled as Devoted Mom, Cop
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    Slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was devoted to her three children and recently asked to work overnight shifts so she could spend more time with them over their summer break. […]


    Deputy Shot in Face May Soon Leave Hospital
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 07:51 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Alex Ladwig, on the mend after being shot in the face at a light-rail station, could be released from the hospital next week. […]


    Daughter of Deputy Seeks Clemency for Killer
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 07:42 by Officer.com

    The daughter of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Sutphin has asked Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to spare the life of William C. Morva. […]


    Man who called himself Santa Claus arrested after pursuit
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLINTON, Maine — This Santa made the naughty list. Maine State Police say they arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle who identified himself as Santa Claus following a nearly 50-mile chase Tuesday. Police said the chase started in Clinton after they tried to pull the driver over for a traffic violation. The […]


    Chicago’s July Fourth weekend ends with flurry of homicides
    Posted July 6th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say an eruption of gun violence after the official end of the July Fourth weekend left nearly as many people dead in a few hours as were killed between Friday afternoon and midnight Tuesday. Police say there were 56 incidents in which people were shot, including eight homicides, from […]


    NLEOMF Issues Statement in Response to NYPD Officer’s Death
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 18:24 by POLICE Magazine

    NLEOMF President and CEO Craig W. Floyd issued the following statement about the ambush death of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia. […]


    100 Shot, 14 Killed in Chicago Over Holiday Weekend
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 18:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Fourteen people were killed and 86 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago in a bloody Fourth of July weekend between Friday afternoon and Wednesday morning. […]


    OTB Maritime Assault Boot Wins NAUMD’s Best Footwear Innovation Award
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 18:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot was designed specifically to replace the old school canvas style shoes commonly used by Navy SEALs during OTB operations. […]


    Slain NYPD Officer was Mother of Three
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The veteran NYPD officer who was ambushed and killed while in her patrol vehicle early Wednesday was a mother of three who had recently returned to work following an injury. […]


    Ontario Provincial Police to Carry Glock Pistols
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Glock has been chosen as the next generation pistol by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The contract will be fulfilled through Glock’s Canadian law enforcement distributor, Rampart Corp. […]


    Video: NC Town Canceled Holiday Fireworks Over Gang Threats
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Officials in the town of Hamlet, NC, decided to cancel the annual downtown Independence Day celebration and fireworks this week because of fear of gang violence. […]


    Sly Tactical offers a better way to sling a rifle
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: Todd FletcherWe all know someone who can’t leave well enough alone, or someone who is always looking for a way to “build a better mousetrap.” That describes Kevin McCarthy pretty well, and it’s what he has done with Sly … […]


    Man lifts car off of pinned Fla. trooper
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:23 by PoliceOne

    Author: Todd FletcherBy PoliceOne Staff TAMPA, Fla. – A Florida man is being hailed as a hero after he lifted a car off of a trooper who was pinned underneath it. According to Fox 13, Kenny Franklin was in an Uber Thursday when his driver suffered a seizure and lost control of the vehicle. “His […]


    5.11 Welcomes Tim Kennedy as Brand Ambassador
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 has teamed up with Tim Kennedy, Green Beret, Special Forces Sniper, Army Ranger, and ex-Professional MMA Fighter to serve as his official tactical gear and apparel sponsor. […]


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    By the numbers: Deciphering gun death rates in America
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 16:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityBy Alex Bryant, PoliceOne Contributor Gun deaths are a serious issue in the United States. Regardless of your take on the 2nd amendment, it is an indisputable fact that there have been over 32,000 gun deaths in the U.S. every year … […]


    Baltimore PIO’s Brother Targeted in Killing
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 15:46 by Officer.com

    The younger brother of Baltimore Police Department spokesman T.J. Smith is among the most recent victims of the city’s escalating homicides. […]


    Haix is Looking for SWAT Officers to Test Tactical Boots
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Selected participants will receive their choice of Haix tactical boots, including the GSG9-S, Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 GTX High, or Black Eagle Athletic 2.0 T High Side Zip. […]


    More Than 100 People Shot — 14 Fatally — in Chicago Over Long Fourth of July Weekend
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 15:23 by Officer.com

    Chicago saw one of its most violent Fourth of July weekends in recent years: At least 101 people were shot between Friday afternoon and early Wednesday, nearly half of them over 12 hours as the long holiday drew to a close. Fourteen of the wounded died. […]


    NYPD Officer Shot and Killed in Ambush Attack
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 15:17 by Officer.com

    NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia died after being shot in the face Wednesday morning in the Bronx while sitting inside a marked police vehicle […]


    NYPD Releases Details in ‘Assassination’ of Officer
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Alexander Bonds shot through the window of an NYPD command vehicle, fatally wounding Officer Miosotis Familia in the face. […]


    Report details 2016 Baton Rouge ambush attack, video shows gunman stalking LEOs
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 14:40 by PoliceOne

    By Glenn E. Rice The Kansas City Star BATON ROUGE, La. — A Kansas City man who went on a shooting rampage killing three law enforcement officers last summer in Baton Rouge, La., left a detailed suicide note, a new report on the shooting reveals. … […]


    NY officer hit, killed by car while helping woman
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    By Zachary Matson The Daily Gazette NORTHAMPTON, N.Y. — A longtime police officer in Fulton County died Monday night after being hit by a car as he was helping a woman who had struck a deer in Northampton, county Sheriff Rich Giardino said Tuesday. Robert Johnson, 60, of Mayfield had just left his job as […]


    Maine police fatally shoot gunman who killed 3 in separate attacks
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 13:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MADISON, Maine — A gunman killed three people and wounded a fourth at several locations Wednesday morning before being fatally shot by deputies, authorities said. It was Maine’s deadliest shooting since 2015. The latest shootings happened at several places along a country road about 4 miles from the center of town in Madison, […]


    Postal worker admits she took bribes to deliver drug parcels
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOCA RATON, Fla. — A former U.S. Postal Service worker in Florida has admitted to taking cash bribes in exchange for delivering packages that contained drugs. The Sun Sentinel reports 53-year-old Evelyn Ramona Price pleaded guilty Friday to bribery of a public official. Price told investigators she met a man named “Steve” in […]


    Baltimore PIO shares heartbreaking message after brother’s murder
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 12:16 by PoliceOne

    By Juliet Linderman Associated Press BALTIMORE — As the homicide rate in Baltimore continues to soar, police spokesman T.J. Smith has spent more time than ever behind the podium, answering questions for reporters about the violent crime surge in a city plagued with pervasive problems. At each news conference, Smith pleads with the public to […]


    San Antonio cop wounded in shootout released from hospital
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio police say an officer involved in a shootout with a suspect that left his partner dead has been released from the hospital. The San Antonio Express-News reports Officer Julio Cavazos was released Tuesday, five days after he was shot while investigating a reported vehicle break-in. His partner, Officer […]


    NYPD Officer Fatally Ambushed in Patrol Vehicle
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 11:42 by POLICE Magazine

    “Let’s be clear. This was nothing less than an assassination of a police officer. Our understanding is she was filling out her memo book and he walked out and fired one round,” the source said. […]


    Video: NC Officers Join Kids on Slip and Slide
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 11:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers were responding to a street complaint when they came across the slip and slide that had been built for an annual Fourth of July neighborhood block party. […]


    MS K-9 Dies in Hot Patrol Vehicle
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 11:42 by POLICE Magazine

    A Lauderdale County (MS) Sheriff’s Department K-9 died Sunday of heat exhaustion in a hot patrol vehicle. […]


    Black Lives Matter Trying to Stop NJ Bill That Would Require Kids be Taught How to Interact with Police
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 11:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Black Lives Matter has come out against a new bill proposed by the New Jersey Assembly that compels schools to provide training to youngsters on how to interact with police and avoid confrontation. […]


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    Official: NYPD officer ‘assassinated’ in unprovoked attack
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside her command post RV by an ex-convict who once ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police getting away with killing people, authorities said. He was later killed after pulling a gun on police. The […]


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    Photo of Fallen Officer’s Grandkids Goes Viral
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 09:55 by Officer.com

    Fort Smith, Arkansas Police Officer Daniel Martinez was killed in the line of duty in 2007. But, when his grandchildren wanted to meet police officers, they were in for a big surprise. […]


    Sheriff Fed Up With Criminal Transients He Says ‘Flooding Community’
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 09:50 by Officer.com

    A local sheriff claims the transient population is hurting the community with sometimes deadly consequences. It comes after a young mother was murdered in Fort Collins and found in Sheldon Lake. […]


    An Inside Look at ICE Raids
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 09:34 by Officer.com

    Get a firsthand look at work being done to target dangerous criminal aliens in America. […]


    Suspect’s Skittles Strategy a Dud With Deputy
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    Blake Smith repeatedly said he was munching on Combos and Skittles as he rode his bicycle away from a St. Lucie County Sheriff’s deputy. […]


    How Police Built Case in Road-Rage Killing
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com

    The bullet was fired by a man driving a red pickup truck on a Chester County highway last week, police said, striking and killing 18-year-old Bianca Roberson as she tried to merge lanes next to him. […]


    Florida Deputy, Suspect Injured in Shooting
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    A man and a deputy are being treated at the hospital after deputies returned fire at a suspect when the suspect fired at them. […]


    Police Kill Man Who Tried to Hijack Chopper
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 07:28 by Officer.com

    Hillsboro police said the man tried to steal a helicopter at gunpoint outside a flight school, hopped back over the fence at the sight of an officer and was fatally shot after a chase into a nearby field. […]


    Ga. Deputy Shoots Suspect After Being Stabbed
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 07:06 by Officer.com

    Walker County Sheriff’s Cpl. J.D. Holland fired twice at James Allen Johnson after the suspect used a large-blade knife to stab the deputy twice in the thigh and once in the forearm. […]


    Wounded San Antonio Officer Leaves Hospital
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    San Antonio Police Officer Julio Cavazos, who was injured in a downtown shootout nearly a week ago, has been released from the hospital. […]


    N.Y. Officer Hit, Killed While Assisting Driver
    Posted July 5th, 2017 @ 06:36 by Officer.com

    Robert Johnson had just left his job as a part-time Northville police officer Monday night when he was hit by a car as he was helping a woman who had struck a deer in Northampton. […]


    Video: Wounded San Antonio Officer’s Condition Improving
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 16:36 by POLICE Magazine

    A San Antonio Police Department officer who was shot and wounded last week when his partner was killed is continuing to improve. […]


    Slain OK Deputy’s Family Wants Death Penalty for Suspect
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 16:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Family of slain Logan County, OK, sheriff’s deputy David Wade announced their support in seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing him. […]


    Video: GA Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 15:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A Walker County, GA, deputy was stabbed investigating a suspicious person complaint, which led to an officer-involved shooting Monday. […]


    MT2 Announces July 4th Donation Initiative to Support LE Charities
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 15:12 by POLICE Magazine

    In honor of Independence Day 2017, MT2, a firing range lead reclamation and maintenance contractor, has set aside funds to support a program that promotes interdependence. […]


    MI Officer Injured in Airport Terrorist Attack Honored in 4th of July Parade
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 14:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Lt. Jeff Neville rode in an SUV, waving to the crowds and giving a thumbs up. He rode as part of a float honoring fallen police officers. […]


    Video: NY Officer Struck, Killed at Accident Scene
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Northville, NY, police officer Bob Johnson was struck and killed when a car crashed into him at an accident scene Monday night on Route 30. […]


    Police Fentanyl Overdose Risk Exaggerated, Experts Say
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 13:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Experts agree that the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl and its even deadlier relatives pose potential hazards to police who come in contact with the drugs. But there is also concern that the risks are being overblown. […]


    Wounded San Antonio police officer listed in fair condition
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Hospital officials list a San Antonio officer in fair condition as he recovers from wounds received in a gunbattle with a suspect that fatally wounded the officer’s partner. A spokesman at San Antonio Military Medical Center offered the update Monday on Officer Julio Cavazos. Police officials say Cavazos faces a […]


    Wounded San Antonio police officer listed in fair condition
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Hospital officials list a San Antonio officer in fair condition as he recovers from wounds received in a gunbattle with a suspect that fatally wounded the officer’s partner. A spokesman at San Antonio Military Medical Center offered the update Monday on Officer Julio Cavazos. Police officials say Cavazos faces a […]


    Police investigate crash of taxi into group near Boston airport
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — Authorities have seized a taxi that crashed into a group of cab drivers near Boston’s Logan International Airport and are investigating what happened in what they call a “tragic accident.” The taxi jumped a curb and struck a group of people gathered at an outdoor break area for cabbies on Monday, […]


    Police investigate crash of taxi into group near Boston airport
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — Authorities have seized a taxi that crashed into a group of cab drivers near Boston’s Logan International Airport and are investigating what happened in what they call a “tragic accident.” The taxi jumped a curb and struck a group of people gathered at an outdoor break area for cabbies on Monday, […]


    Man fatally shot by Ore. police after seizing helicopter
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    By Steven Dubois Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — A man was fatally shot by police Monday after seizing a helicopter at gunpoint near Portland, Oregon, the authorities said. The man, who was not been identified, hopped a fence at Hillsboro Airport and then approached a flight instructor and a student who were inside a helicopter […]


    Slain Okla. deputy’s family wants death penalty for suspect
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 12:13 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Dinger Staff The Oklahoman GUTHRIE, Okla. — Family of slain Logan County sheriff’s deputy David Wade remember their loved one, and announced their support in seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing him. David James Wade, 40, was shot in the face and body the morning of April 18 while […]


    Experts: Fentanyl’s risk to first responders overblown
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 11:23 by PoliceOne

    By Marie McCullough Philly.com PHILADELPHIA — Experts agree that the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl and its even deadlier relatives pose potential hazards to police and emergency responders who come in contact with the drugs. But there is als… […]


    Experts: Fentanyl Risk to Officers Overblown
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 08:33 by Officer.com

    Experts agree that the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl poses potential hazards to police and emergency responders, but there is also concern that the risks are being overblown, potentially creating unnecessary stress. […]


    Video Shows Ambush of Baton Rouge Officers
    Posted July 4th, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    A gunman who went on a shooting rampage killing three law enforcement officers last summer in Baton Rouge left a detailed suicide note, a new report on the shooting reveals. […]


    Are Video Games Causing Headshots?
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 21:54 by Officer.com

    Even without firearms training, a game player is more accurate than most law enforcement professionals. Video games condition players to go for head shots. […]


    Fallen Deputy’s Family Wants Death Penalty
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 15:46 by Officer.com

    Family of slain Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy David Wade remember their loved one, and announced their support in seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing him. […]


    Virginia Officer Saved by Vest; Suspect Dead
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com

    A suspect was killed after opening fire on police and hitting a Norfolk officer in his ballistic vest late Sunday evening. […]


    Dallas Police in ‘Crisis Situation’ Fueled by Low Morale, Pension Mess and Veteran Exodus
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 15:27 by Officer.com

    Since October, 317 officers have left the Dallas Police Department, and 67 more have told their bosses they plan to leave in the coming months. […]


    Baton Rouge Cop Killer Searched for Officers’ Home Addresses Before Ambush
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 14:54 by POLICE Magazine

    The gunman who set an ambush last summer for police in Baton Rouge, La., had written about killing officers and had searched for officers’ home addresses before the attack, according to a new report released Friday by the local prosecutor. […]


    Video: San Antonio Chief Angrily Responds to Police Haters
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 14:54 by POLICE Magazine

    “I’m angry at the police haters,” McManus said. “I’m sick of the police haters. We protect them. We defend them, and they give us the big ‘F-you.’ And I’m sick of it.” […]


    Black Lives balks as NJ lawmaker wants to legislate ‘The Talk’
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 13:25 by PoliceOne

    By Jacqueline L. Urgo Philly.com PATERSON, N.J. — A bill passed unanimously last month by the New Jersey Assembly that would require schools to teach young people how to properly interact with police and avert confrontations mirrors “The Talk” that many African Americans say they often have with their children, according to a sponsor of […]


    How police built their case against an accused road-rage killer
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 13:09 by PoliceOne

    By Chris Palmer and Emily McCarthy Philly.com CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. — The bullet was fired by a man driving a red pickup truck on a Chester County highway last week, police said, striking and killing 18-year-old Bianca Roberson as she tried to merge lanes next to him. And as authorities announced murder charges Sunday against […]


    Okla. officer adopts child rescued from severe abuse 
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    POTEAU, Okla. — The minute Officer Jody Thompson met a little boy at a child abuse call in 2015, he knew his life would be forever changed. Two years later, he and his wife not only adopted that boy, now named John Thompson, but they also adopted his little sister who was born in jail […]


    Video: FL Man Lifts Car Off of Pinned State Trooper
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 12:51 by POLICE Magazine

    He was able to safely get the car to the side of the road. Franklin says that’s when the driver awoke in a panic and accidentally ran over a state trooper who was investigating the situation. […]


    Mich. county sheriff, ICE clash on holding immigrant inmates
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By Niraj Warikoo Detroit Free Press WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. — Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon is making it clear the county will not honor requests made by federal immigration officials to hold some immigrant inmates past their release date. The move has upset officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who sometimes will ask […]


    Report: Dallas police were told to leave heavy gear behind
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    DALLAS — Officers were told ahead of a rally last July not to wear heavy protective gear to avoid looking “militaristic,” according to the president of the Dallas Police Association. Mike Mata, in an interview with the CBS DFW I-Team… […]


    San Antonio police chief tired, ‘sick of the police haters’
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 11:23 by PoliceOne

    By Kylie Madry The Dallas Morning News SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, who recently lost one officer to a shooting that also injured another, simply cannot understand all the hate directed toward police. “I’m angry at the police haters, I’m sick of the police haters,” he said. “We protect them. We […]


    In Milwaukee, prosecutors and police officers ride together
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 11:07 by PoliceOne

    Ivan Moreno Associated Press MILWAUKEE — For Jeremy Arn, being a prosecutor in Milwaukee’s most dangerous neighborhoods means spending more time on the streets than in court. His officemates are police officers in District 5, the city’s busiest, and his focus is not just locking people up, but preventing crime and giving people second chances. […]


    Police officer shot, suspect killed in Va. shooting 
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. — One person was killed and an officer wounded in a police shooting in Virginia. Police say in a statement that it happened about 11:15 p.m. Sunday when Norfolk officers responded to a report of a person with a weapo… […]


    VA Sergeant Shot in Vest, Suspect Killed Sunday
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 10:20 by POLICE Magazine

    A Norfolk, VA, Police sergeant is out of the hospital after he was injured in a shooting that also left the suspect dead. […]


    Newly Sworn-In NYPD Officer is Fourth Generation of Family to Wear Same Badge Number
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 10:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Ryan Donnellan, 21, was among the 408 people graduating from the Police Academy at Madison Square Garden, the New York Daily News reported. His father, Patrick Donnellan, 52; grandfather, Christopher Donnellan, 90; and uncle, Vincent Donnellan, 51, attended the ceremony to see the fourth generation be sworn in. […]


    Video: OK Officer Adopted Boy After Responding to Severe Abuse by Birth Parents
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 10:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators said the little boy was taken to the hospital by Officer Thompson, who stayed by his side while recovering in the intensive care unit. […]


    Video: IN Officer Saves Autistic Boy from Drowning in River
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 10:20 by POLICE Magazine

    A dramatic scene unfolded Friday evening in South Bend, Indiana’s Howard Park as a police officer saved a young boy with autism from nearly drowning in the St. Joseph River. […]


    Woman Who Sought Revenge on Officer-Husband Gets Three Years in Federal Prison
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 08:26 by Officer.com

    Porsha Session called a violent drug gang leader about a police informant in his operation to get back at her police officer husband she said was cheating on her. […]


    Discarded Cigarette Leads to Murder Charges
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    A discarded cigarette butt at the scene of a gang-related fatal shooting in 2014 led authorities to the smoker, a man now accused of murder. […]


    Ill. Trooper’s Death Still Under Investigation
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 08:06 by Officer.com

    Illinois State Police Trooper Ryan Albin’s squad car struck the rear of a commercial box truck in the crash in which he was fatally injured Wednesday on Interstate 74 near Farmer City, state police said Friday. […]


    25 Shot During Gang Shootout at Nightclub
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 07:59 by Officer.com

    An apparent late-night gang beef at a nightclub in Arkansas transformed the venue into a chaotic scene when a violent 11-second firefight left 25 people with gunshot wounds and three others hurt during a barrage that sent partygoers scrambling for safety. […]


    NYPD to Deploy Sand-Filled Trucks on Fourth
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 07:51 by Officer.com
    San Antonio Chief ‘Sick of the Police Haters’
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 07:42 by Officer.com

    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, who recently lost an officer to a shooting, cannot understand all the hate directed toward police. […]


    Book Excerpt: Chicago Street Cop
    Posted July 3rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Pat McCarthy“A gritty memoir that gives readers a cop’s perspective on Chicago crime.”—Kirkus Reviews The Airport As the doomed plane taxied down the runway for takeoff, parts of the aircraft’s number-one engine be… […]


    Nightstick XPP-5422GMX X-Series Intrinsically Safe Dual-Light Flashlight w/Dual Magnets
    Posted July 2nd, 2017 @ 16:50 by Officer.com
    Ohio judge keep juror questions sealed in police case
    Posted July 2nd, 2017 @ 10:43 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CINCINNATI — The judge in an Ohio police shooting case is refusing to release questions asked by jurors before a mistrial was declared because they were deadlocked. Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz on Friday ordered that transcripts concerning the questions asked by Ray Tensing’s jurors be sealed. Ghiz says revealing the jurors’ thought […]


    Officials: Ill. K-9 dies after being left in hot patrol car
    Posted July 2nd, 2017 @ 10:31 by PoliceOne

    By Gerald Porter Jr. Chicago Tribune COOK COUNTY, Ill. — A Cook County Forest Preserves K-9 died June 14 in a patrol car apparently from complications caused by heat exposure, officials said. The K-9, known as Drago, is believed to have been left unattended in the forest preserve police car while the officer processed an […]


    Police: Club shooting that injured 28 may be gang-related
    Posted July 2nd, 2017 @ 10:25 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew DeMillo and Tafi Mukunyadzi Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related. The volley of gunfire inside the Power […]


    Wounded San Antonio police officer remains hospitalized
    Posted July 2nd, 2017 @ 09:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Police say a San Antonio officer is recovering following surgery after being shot in a gunbattle with a suspect that claimed the life of his partner. Sgt. Jesse Salame says Officer Julio Cavazos was hospitalized Saturday in intensive care and faces a long recovery. Further details on his condition weren’t […]


    Nightstick TWM-850XL Tactical Weapon Light
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 16:55 by Officer.com
    [Video] Nightstick XPP-5422GMX X-Series Intrinsically Safe Dual-LightFlashlight w/Dual Magnets
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 16:44 by Officer.com

    Nightstick XPP-5422GMX X-Series… […]


    [Video] Nightstick TWM Series Tactical Weapon-Mounted Lights
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 16:43 by Officer.com

    Nightstick TWM Series Tactical Weapon Mounted Lights […]


    The Casio G-Shock, the First Choice for Top Cops
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 12:00 by POLICE Magazine

    As one of the New York City’s finest, NYPD Officer Michael Counihan knows what it means to be fully prepared. Michael bought his first G-Shock 10 years ago, and he has never looked back. His decision was based on his demanding lifestyle. He needed a watch with extreme durability, powerful functionality, and rugged design. […]


    The Casio G-Shock, the First Choice for Top Cops
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 12:00 by POLICE Magazine

    As one of the New York City’s finest, NYPD Officer Michael Counihan knows what it means to be fully prepared. Michael bought his first G-Shock 10 years ago, and he has never looked back.  […]


    State laws will expand concealed guns to public facilities
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 11:20 by PoliceOne

    By David A. Lieb Associated Press Starting Saturday, concealed guns will be permitted at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public buildings and bus stations in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol as new laws take effect continuing the steady expansion of gun rights in Republican-controlled states. The firearms policies are among scores […]


    Prosecutors charge man with 9 Phoenix serial killings
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 11:16 by PoliceOne

    By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — A former city bus driver accused in a string of deadly nighttime shootings of people outside their homes or sitting in cars that kept residents of a Phoenix neighborhood inside after dark has been formally charged with nine counts of murder. The indictment this week of Aaron Juan […]


    Ark. police: 17 injured after nightclub shooting
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew DeMillo Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police said 17 people were hurt in a shooting early Saturday after a dispute at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. The city’s police chief said officers suspect multiple people fired weapons but that the incident was not terror related. The shooting happened at the Power Ultra […]


    Chicago police, feds team up on new effort to curb violence
    Posted July 1st, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors launched an initiative Friday aimed at stemming the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at “epidemic proportions.” Trump’s remark on Twitter came ahead of an announcement […]


    Gunman Dead After Killing One, Wounding Six at NYC Hospital
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 21:06 by Officer.com

    A gunman dressed in a white lab coat and carrying a semiautomatic rifle opened fire in a Bronx hospital Friday afternoon, killing a doctor and wounding others before killing himself. […]


    Video: Sister of Fallen FL Deputy Joins Law Enforcement
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 19:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The sister of a Hillsborough County, FL, sheriff’s deputy who lost his life in the line of duty followed in his footsteps on Wednesday. Deputy John Kotfila Jr.’s younger sister became a Hillsborough County deputy herself. […]


    Video: Denver Police Union Asks Judge to Force Prosecution of Chief, Deputy Chief
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 19:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Denver’s police union is fighting back against the district attorney’s decision not to prosecute the city’s two top officers. […]


    Video: Homicide Suspect in CA OIS Streamed Shootout on Facebook
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 18:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities said a homicide suspect streamed a shootout he was involved in with Los Angeles police officers in Hawthorne, CA, on Facebook Live Thursday. […]


    House Passes 2 Strict Immigration Bills
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 18:43 by POLICE Magazine

    The House on Thursday voted to crack down on undocumented immigrants and “sanctuary cities” that shelter them, approving two bills President Trump has championed but that are certain to meet resistance in the Senate. […]


    1 Dead, 6 Hurt in NYC Hospital Shooting
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 18:38 by POLICE Magazine

    The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, drawing police cars and firetrucks to the scene and sending officers onto the roof with their guns drawn as people inside the building were told to hide. […]


    Nominations for Vigilant Solutions’ Best in Force Award Now Open
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 18:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Vigilant Solutions is now accepting nominations for the Best in Force award, an annual award recognizing law enforcement’s innovative use of license plate recognition (LPR) and/or facial recognition (FR) technology. […]


    Federal Judge Blocks CA Law Requiring Disposal of Large-Capacity Magazines
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking a law that requires Californians to dispose of large-capacity ammunition magazines by Saturday or face fines and possible jail time. […]


    As Crime Dries Up, Japan’s Police Hunt for Things to Do
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    As the police run out of things to do, they are becoming more inventive about what constitutes a crime, says Kanako Takayama of Kyoto University. […]


    Body Cameras
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    Jury Recommends Life Sentence in OH SWAT Officer’s Slaying
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 17:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A jury has recommended life in prison without parole for a man convicted of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year. […]


    Man Accused of Killing VA Officer Faces Capital Murder Charge
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Ball is accused of shooting 45-year-old Special Agent Michael Walter while the officer was patrolling in a Richmond public housing complex. […]


    Ohio city manager responds to ‘3 strikes, you’re out’ overdose proposal
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 16:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – A city manager responded to the viral comments made by one of their councilmen about not administering naloxone to overdose patients who have been treated more than twice. Middletown City Manager Douglas Adki… […]


    Video: San Antonio Officer Shot in Head Has Died
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 16:43 by POLICE Magazine

    The San Antonio (TX) Police Department officer who was shot in the head Thursday afternoon during a pedestrian stop has died. […]


    Video: Police Told to Leave Protective Gear Behind Before Dallas Sniper Attack
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 15:56 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers assigned to the rally in downtown Dallas last July – where five officers were killed and nine wounded – were told not to wear certain heavy protective gear because it would make them look too “militaristic.” […]


    At least 2 people shot inside NYC hospital; gunman dead
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 15:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — A man pulled a rifle from under his white lab coat and opened fire inside a Bronx hospital Friday, killing at least one person and wounding others before apparently taking his own life, police said. The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, bringing police cars […]


    Doctor kills 1, injures 6 at NYC hospital before killing himself
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 15:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — A doctor who used to work at a Bronx hospital returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat and opened fire Friday, killing one person and wounding six others before apparently taking his own life, authorities said. The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon […]


    On Demand Webinar: Mobile Computing Trends within the Public Safety Sector
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 14:36 by Officer.com
    San Antonio Officer Dies Following Shootout
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 14:11 by Officer.com

    Officer Miguel I. Moreno died after he and another police officer were shot by a suspect who was killed during a shootout Thursday afternoon. […]


    Texas officer shot while investigating vehicle break-in dies 
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — A police officer in San Antonio died Friday of wounds suffered when he and his partner were shot by a man they intended to question about a vehicle break-in, police said. Officer Miguel Moreno, a nine-year veteran of the police force, was shot in the head during the encounter Thursday. […]


    Ky. ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill makes violence against cops a hate crime
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FRANKFORT, Ky. — The state of Kentucky now classifies violent acts against first responders as a hate crime. NY Daily News reported that HB 14 protects law enforcement, firefighters and EMTs while on duty. The “Blue Lives… […]


    Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:56 by Officer.com

    Twenty federal gun agents have been assigned to Chicago to join a newly formed task force aimed at cutting the flow of illegal guns into the city. […]


    Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:56 by Officer.com

    Twenty federal gun agents have been assigned to Chicago to join a newly formed task force aimed at cutting the flow of illegal guns into the city. […]


    Boston cop suspended without pay for racially insensitive video 
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — Officials say a Boston police officer who made a video with the tagline, “black people have met their match,” will be suspended without pay for six months. Officer Joseph DeAngelo Jr. also has been ordered to participate in sensitivity and unconscious bias training, meet with community leaders and perform community service. […]


    Bill letting police use pill database goes to RI gov.
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A bill to allow law enforcement access to an electronic database of prescription painkillers is now awaiting approval from Gov. Gina Raimondo. The proposal would give criminal investigators from state and local agencies access to a database used by health professionals to track prescribing patterns for various opioids, including Vicodin […]


    FLIR Primed – RAD
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:15 by Officer.com

    Radiation is not well understood. Grant Coffey covers the important safety basics you need to know. […]


    LA SWAT officer shot as suspect livestreams shootout 
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 11:08 by PoliceOne

    Michael Blasamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A homicide suspect livestreamed on Facebook as he traded gunfire with police, eventually shooting a Los Angeles SWAT officer before a police round struck him, a law enforcement official said. The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on condition […]


    DoubleStar Announces New Director of Edged Weapon Division
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    Weapon Designer and Self-Defense Instructor Robert Cabrera to assume new role for DoubleStar’s new edged weapon division […]


    Va. ‘dancing deputy’ showcases moves on ‘America’s Got Talent’
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    By Amanda Vicinanzo The Free Lance-Star STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — Stafford County’s beloved “Dancing Deputy”—Deuntay Diggs—did not advance to the next round of “America’s Got Talent.” Diggs was buzzed … […]


    Va. ‘dancing deputy’ showcases moves on ‘America’s Got Talent’
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    By Amanda Vicinanzo The Free Lance-Star STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — Stafford County’s beloved “Dancing Deputy”—Deuntay Diggs—did not advance to the next round of “America’s Got Talent.” Diggs was buzzed … […]


    Good Samaritan Helped Deputy After Shooting
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 08:35 by Officer.com

    Herb Hollaway’s daily ride on the light rail turned into a frightening, frantic moment when he witnessed Sacramento County Sheriff Deputy Alex Ludwig get shot in the face. […]


    Uber Driver Hits Florida Trooper After Medical Episode
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 08:27 by Officer.com

    An Uber driver had a medical episode and struck a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was helped by a passenger. […]


    Harvest the Seattle Police Horse Walks His Beat One Last Time
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 08:15 by Officer.com

    Harvest the police horse is getting ready to walk his beat one last time. This 17-and-a-half hand Clydesdale/quarter horse mix has been Seattle Police Officer Mark Wubbena’s partner since 2001. […]


    Judge Temporarily Blocks California Gun Law
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    A federal judge Thursday granted a request by attorneys for the National Rifle Association to block a law that requires Californians to dispose of large-capacity ammunition magazines by Saturday or face fines and possible jail time. […]


    Florida Deputy Kills Suspect Who Took Taser
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:46 by Officer.com

    A Volusia County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who grabbed a deputy’s Taser as he was being handcuffed at a Saxon Boulevard convenience store Thursday. […]


    Video Released of Fatal Wash. Police Shooting
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    Des Moines police, who are investigating the shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a veteran Kent police officer, provided new details Thursday about the fatal confrontation after a high-speed pursuit. […]


    Wife seeking revenge on cop husband sentenced for tipping off drug dealers
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    By David J. Neal Miami Herald BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Why would a fifth-grade teacher at Pompano Beach’s Cypress Elementary School call a violent drug gang leader about a police informant in his operation? To get back at her philandering cop … […]


    All Pittsburgh Officers to Wear Body Cameras
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:28 by Officer.com

    By next year, all Pittsburgh police officers should be equipped with and wearing body cameras while on patrol. […]


    California Deputy Shot in Face in Good Spirits
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:24 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Alex Ladwig, who was shot in the jaw Tuesday night at a light rail station, has been receiving visitors in his hospital room Thursday and is in good spirits. […]


    LAPD Officer, Suspect Wounded in Gunbattle
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com

    A SWAT officer was shot in the hip and was in the hospital in stable condition following the shooting that occurred during a search for a homicide suspect Thursday. […]


    Domestic violence restraining orders: 3 takeaways from the recent court decision
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: David CroppThe Family Violence Appellate Project is a California non-profit organization that monitors family court decisions and argues for appellate review. Its latest victory has implications for officers, victims and children seeking the pr… […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: What effect will decriminalizing transit fare evasion have in Calif.?
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_395S–><!–cke_bookmark_395E–><!–cke_bookmark_416S–><!–cke_bookmark_416E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed According to the Los Angeles County Probation Department, transit fare evasion is the number one cause of juvenile citations in Los Angeles County. The California Senate recently passed legislation that prohibits youths from being charged with a criminal […]


    Man accused of killing Va. special agent faces capital murder charge
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press RICHMOND, Va. — A man accused of killing a Virginia State Police officer has been indicted on a capital murder charge. Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring said a grand jury brought the indictment against Travis Ball on Wednesday. Ball is accused of shooting 45-year-old Special Agent Michael Walter […]


    Jury Spares Life of Convicted Ohio Cop Killer
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 06:48 by Officer.com

    A Franklin County jury spared Lincoln S. Rutledge from the death penalty Thursday in the killing of Columbus SWAT Officer Steven Smith during a standoff last year. […]


    Jury Spares Life of Convicted Ohio Cop Killer
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 06:48 by Officer.com

    A Franklin County jury spared Lincoln S. Rutledge from the death penalty Thursday in the killing of Columbus SWAT Officer Steven Smith during a standoff last year. […]


    Two San Antonio Police Officers in ‘Very Critical’ Condition After Shooting
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 06:35 by Officer.com

    As the officers exited their patrol car, a gunman opened fire striking one officer in the head and face and the other in the upper torso Thursday. […]


    All Pittsburgh officers to have body cams next year
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police could roll out hundreds more body cameras this year as part of plan to equip every officer by the end of next year. Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said Tuesday that the city has 150 more cameras ready to go as soon as officers […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: An honorable retirement
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members K-9 Supervisor Sgt. Andres Lopez recently recognized the retirement of K-9 Ferre for over 7 years of dedicated service to the San Antonio Airport Police Explosives Detection Unit. Ferre has conducted thousands of searches over… […]


    Jury recommends life sentence in Ohio SWAT officer’s slaying
    Posted June 30th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A jury has recommended life in prison without parole for a man convicted of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year. The jury could have recommended the death penalty Thursday for Lincoln Rutledge. The same jury earlier this month found the […]


    2 San Antonio Officers Shot, Critically Wounded During Pedestrian Stop
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 19:13 by POLICE Magazine

    San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus says two officers were shot during a patrol stop North of Downtown Thursday afternoon. Both officers are reportedly in very critical condition. […]


    2 San Antonio police officers critically wounded in shootout
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 18:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Two San Antonio police officers were critically wounded in a shootout with a suspect on a street just north of the city’s downtown section. One of two suspects also was wounded in the 3:30 p.m. Thursday shootout. The other suspect was taken into custody. Police Chief William McManus said the […]


    [Video] Home of the Brave, Angel Armor’s July 4, 2017 Tribute
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 17:25 by Officer.com
    5 reasons why Middletown’s ‘three strikes’ policy on naloxone will never fly
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 17:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeLike many places in America, Middletown, Ohio, is struggling to deal with the opioid epidemic and the associated increase in the number of overdose calls to 911. Middletown Fire Chief Paul Lolli told a loca… […]


    Illinois Trooper Killed in Interstate Crash
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    An Illinois State Police trooper died Wednesday of injuries suffered in an Interstate 74 crash involving his squad car and a semitrailer truck near Farmer City. […]


    Video: MD Officers Exchange Fire with Gunman on Bus
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Stunning new video captures a deadly shootout between a Baltimore County police officer and a suspect with a gun on a city bus on June 7. Investigators have cleared the officers involved, calling it a “justified shooting”. […]


    Video: LAPD SWAT Officer and Homicide Suspect Wounded in Gunfight
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles Police Department officer and a homicide suspect were shot and wounded when a lengthy pursuit ended in a gunfight near a residential complex in the El Segundo area on Thursday morning, according to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. […]


    Video: Milwaukee Chief Calls WI Concealed Carry Law “Irresponsible”
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    The audience at the town hall meeting was able to submit written questions for the panel. One asked Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn whether Wisconsin’s concealed carry law contributes to the violence. Flynn said it does, saying because only convicted felons are barred from permits, so-called “human holsters” with cleaner records hold guns for big-time […]


    FBI Agent Charged with Lying About Shooting at Oregon Anti-Government Standoff
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A member of the F.B.I.’s elite Hostage Rescue Team involved in a deadly confrontation last year with a prominent anti-government protester in Oregon has been indicted on charges of lying and obstruction, according to federal court documents. […]


    Arizona Officer Shot with Arrow
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A Chandler, AZ, police officer is recovering after he was shot with an arrow while responding to a call Wednesday night. […]


    TN Deputy in Critical Condition After Inmate Attacks Him with Screwdriver
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A Robertson County, TN, sheriff’s deputy remains in critical condition at an area hospitak after being stabbed with a screwdriver by an inmate Wednesday. The inmate was fatally shot. Originally, it was reported that the deputy was shot after a gun grab. […]


    Black Eagle Tactical Series Boots
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:52 by Officer.com
    [Video] Toughbook 33: Introducing The Next Chapter In Rugged Mobility
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 16:30 by Officer.com
    Toughbook 33 Rugged 2-in-1 Detachable Laptop
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    Widow of Dallas Officer Sues Over Donations
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 15:59 by Officer.com

    The widow of one of the five police officers slain in an ambush in Dallas last year has filed a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Association and the Assist the Officer Foundation over the handling of donations. […]


    Suspect Shoots Arizona Officer With Arrow
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 15:18 by Officer.com

    A Chandler police officer was shot with an arrow while responding to a call Wednesday night. […]


    Los Angeles Police Officer Wounded During Stakeout
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 14:59 by Officer.com

    A Los Angeles police officer and a suspect were wounded in a shooting in El Segundo Thursday. […]


    Police: EMT allegedly impersonating officer had weapons stash
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    By Alban Murtishi MassLive.com PLYMOUTH COUNTY, Mass. — A 20-year-old man was arrested this week after they discovered him in possession of a number of illegal weapons and identification that made it appear that he was a police officer. Christopher Barlow, a college student and EMT in Brewster, was intercepted by authorities on Monday in […]


    Viral cop says he can no longer post to social media on city time
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A police officer who achieved viral fame after posting his interactions with the community on social media said he was told he could no longer post while on-duty. Officer Tommy Norman said in a video posted to his social media accounts that he was told by his […]


    Milwaukee police chief: Concealed carry law is ‘irresponsible’
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MILWAUKEE — Police Chief Ed Flynn believes that the state’s concealed carry law is contributing to the city’s violence. According Fox 6 Now, Flynn said Monday he agrees that law-abiding citizens should be allowed to carry a concealed firearm, but because of a state statute criminals are able to legally obtain guns. […]


    LAPD officer wounded, suspect shot
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 14:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — An officer and a suspect were wounded in a shooting Thursday. According to the Los Angeles Times, the shooting occurred during a multi-agency task force stakeout of a homicide suspect. The officer and suspect&rsq… […]


    Black 8” Waterproof Tactical Boot
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Reebok Duty – Sublite Cushion Tactical RB8806 Black 8” Waterproof Tactical Boot is one piece of equipment that won’t weigh you down with serious cushioning and unbelievable lightness. […]


    Stealth XL Backpack
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The same design as the regular Stealth Backpack but with 40% more capacity, the Stealth XL Backpack provides dozens of functions and features for when you’re on the go […]


    ProTac® Rail Mount HL-X
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The Streamlight® ProTac® Rail Mount HL-X is a dedicated fixed-mount, dual fuel long gun light for Picatinny rails […]


    ProTac Rail Mount HL-X
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The Streamlight ProTac® Rail Mount HL-X is a dedicated fixed-mount, dual-fuel long gun light for Picatinny rails. […]


    SIG V-Crown cartridges
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Innovative SIG V-Crown cartridges utilize a perfect storm of features, from low-flash propellant to a cannelured shank, resulting in maximum weight retention with reliable terminal ballistic performance. […]


    SIG V-Crown cartridges
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Innovative SIG V-Crown cartridges utilize a perfect storm of features, from low-flash propellant to a cannelured shank, for maximum weight retention with reliable terminal ballistic performance. […]


    BTH-500 RSM
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Pryme’s new BTH-500 RSM featuring Rotary Volume Control is the ideal Bluetooth Speaker Mic for Police radio users who wear gloves […]


    BTH-500 RSM
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Pryme’s new BTH-500 RSM featuring Rotary Volume Control is a Bluetooth speaker mic ideal for police radio users who wear gloves. […]


    The M-SOC Series of Command Units
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The M-SOC Series of Command Units is designed to meet all your enforcement and safety needs […]


    M-SOC Series of Command Units
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The M-SOC Series of Command Units is designed to meet all your enforcement and safety needs. […]


    Pursuit Series cargo drawer
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Finally, a weapons and gear storage drawer that fits your tight budget! […]


    Pursuit Series Cargo Drawer
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 13:01 by POLICE Magazine

    This weapons and gear storage drawer is designed to fit your tight budget. […]


    National Law Enforcement Museum’s Honor Alliance
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:59 by POLICE Magazine

    STAND WITH HONOR […]


    High-Performance Patrol Boats
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Custom-built Lake Assault patrol boats deliver the speed, durability, advanced technology, and performance you need to keep the waterways safe […]


    High-Performance Patrol Boats
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Custom-built Lake Assault patrol boats are made to deliver the speed, durability, advanced technology, and performance you need to keep the waterways safe. […]


    StrongArm
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:54 by POLICE Magazine

    StrongArm® from HURST Jaws of Life is a portable hydraulic power tool that cuts, lifts and spreads, replacing a number of single purpose hand tools for police and SWAT teams […]


    StrongArm
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:54 by POLICE Magazine

    StrongArm from Hurst Jaws of Life is a portable hydraulic power tool that cuts, lifts, and spreads, replacing a number of single-purpose hand tools for police and SWAT teams. […]


    13 July 4th discounts for active military and veterans
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:47 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel On July 4th the country will celebrate its independence, which was made possible by the brave men and women who put their lives on the line for the dream of America. Today, our freedom and security continue to be protected by the volunt… […]


    Transparent Armor Window Insert
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Hardwire Transparent Armor Window Insert seamlessly covers the existing window in a police car door to provide ballistic protection for the officer inside. […]


    Transparent Armor Window Insert
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Hardwire Transparent Armor Window Insert seamlessly covers the existing window in a police car door to provide ballistic protection for the officer inside. […]


    Tactix Backpack line
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:40 by POLICE Magazine

    First Tactical’s complete Tactix Backpack line is here […]


    Tactix Backpack Line
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    First Tactical’s complete Tactix Backpack line is here […]


    Dickies Women’s Tactical Performance Polo
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Perform at peak levels with Dickies® Women’s Tactical Performance Polo featuring a new DryZone finish that wicks away moisture to keep you cool throughout your shift […]


    Women’s Tactical Performance Polo
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Perform at peak levels with Dickies’ Women’s Tactical Performance Polo featuring a new DryZone finish that wicks away moisture to keep you cool throughout your shift. […]


    The Reliant magazine pouch
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:38 by POLICE Magazine

    DeSantis Gunhide’s new magazine pouch, The Reliant, style A84 is ambidextrous and keeps the magazine both high and tight […]


    Reliant Magazine Pouch
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:38 by POLICE Magazine

    DeSantis Gunhide’s new magazine pouch, The Reliant, style A84, is ambidextrous and keeps the magazine both high and tight. […]


    Gear Guard
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:36 by POLICE Magazine

    NEW Features are now available! Gear Guards are available on most of our CopBox Cabinet models as well as Electronic Covers which mount to the back of the cabinet. […]


    Gear Guard
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:36 by POLICE Magazine

    New features are now available. Gear Guards are available on most of CTECH’s CopBox Cabinet models as well as Electronic Covers which mount to the back of the cabinet. […]


    Axon Body 2
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:35 by POLICE Magazine

    More than ever, you need to be able to protect truth at a moment’s notice. […]


    XPRT Tactical Pant
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:29 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 Tactical’s newest mission-ready uniform system is a no-holds barred tactical uniform […]


    6 immediate actions before Petya ransomware strikes
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:15 by PoliceOne

    By Andrea Fox, EfficientGov Editor-in-Chief A new strain of Petya ransomware, like the global WannaCry ransomware strike in May that affected Cook County, Ill., is using an EternalBlue exploit to spread, according to Symantec. Even if your organization… […]


    Critical Tenn. Deputy Faces Major Surgery
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 12:12 by Officer.com

    Robertson County Deputy Josh Wiley was stabbed with a screwdriver and suffered multiple gunshot wounds after being attacked by an inmate. […]


    Calif. deputy mending from gunshot wound to face
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 10:38 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Alex Ladwig, a 25-year-old Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy, was working an evening rush-hour shift at a transit station when, without warning, he found himself fighting for his life. The four-year Sheriff’s Department veteran was alone and working overtime at a Sacramento station when authorities say he approached […]


    Calif. deputy mending from gunshot wound to face
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 10:38 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Alex Ladwig, a 25-year-old Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy, was working an evening rush-hour shift at a transit station when, without warning, he found himself fighting for his life. The four-year Sheriff’s Department veteran was alone and working overtime at a Sacramento station when authorities say he approached […]


    More details emerge in Tenn. clinic attack
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 10:35 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Officials say an inmate was killed and an officer wounded after the prisoner attacked one of his escorts inside a Tennessee clinic. Nashville police told news media that two Robertson County deputies were escorting a prisoner to a medical clinic Wednesday when the inmate, 37-year-old Rodney L. Cole, asked to […]


    Major County Sheriffs of America Selects New Executive Director
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 10:13 by Officer.com
    INDIANA STATE POLICE SELECTS ACADIS READINESS SUITE FOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION MANAGEMENT
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 10:07 by Officer.com
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    Footage show fatal Md. shooting; officers cleared
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    By Alison Knezevich The Baltimore Sun DUNDALK, Md. — Baltimore County prosecutors have ruled that police were justified in shooting a man who opened fire while on a bus in Dundalk this month, an incident captured by newly released video footage from police and MTA cameras. Blaine Robert Erb, 35, was killed in the shootout […]


    Footage shows fatal Md. shooting; officers cleared
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    By Alison Knezevich The Baltimore Sun DUNDALK, Md. — Baltimore County prosecutors have ruled that police were justified in shooting a man who opened fire while on a bus in Dundalk this month, an incident captured by newly released video footage from police and MTA cameras. Blaine Robert Erb, 35, was killed in the shootout […]


    Shooter Detection Systems Awarded SAFETY Act Certification by U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:43 by Officer.com

    The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System Awarded SAFETY Act Certification by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security […]


    Ill. trooper killed in on-duty crash
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    By Elyssa Cherney Chicago Tribune CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An Illinois State trooper was killed in a crash on Interstate 74 while on patrol Wednesday about 25 miles northwest of Champaign, authorities said. Trooper Ryan Albin died five and a half hours after he was injured in the crash, said Illinois State Police Director Leo P. […]


    Ill. state trooper killed in on-duty crash
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    By Elyssa Cherney Chicago Tribune CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An Illinois State trooper was killed in a crash on Interstate 74 while on patrol Wednesday about 25 miles northwest of Champaign, authorities said. Trooper Ryan Albin died five and a half hours after he was injured in the crash, said Illinois State Police Director Leo P. […]


    Gemalto and Caliber Public Safety Assist Law Enforcement Agencies in Securing Remote Access to Criminal Justice Information Services
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:34 by Officer.com
    LAPD Officers Shoot Man Taunting Them With a Firearm
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:25 by Officer.com

    The confrontation escalated while officers encountered a known gang member on a routine patrol in Westlake District. […]


    Thieves Fail to Steal ATM, Make Huge Mess Instead
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:20 by Officer.com

    In the video, two suspects are seen attaching a chain around the ATM and then a third suspect uses the stolen van to try to pull it from the ground. […]


    Utah Police Officer Serenades Elderly Blind Woman
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 09:16 by Officer.com

    The Logan, Utah officer said even though he’s not a great singer, he couldn’t resist the woman’s request. […]


    Perjury Charge Dropped Against Ex-Trooper
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 08:22 by Officer.com

    The former Texas trooper who stopped Sandra Bland on a Waller County roadside in 2015 had the criminal charge against him dismissed Wednesday. […]


    Details Released in Shooting of Calif. Deputy
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    The man accused of shooting a Sacramento sheriff’s deputy in the face with the officer’s gun at a North Highlands light-rail station has an extensive criminal record, including involvement in a double homicide in the Bay Area a decade ago. […]


    Chief: Concealed-Carry Law is ‘Irresponsible’
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 08:00 by Officer.com

    Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn’s comments at a town hall meeting on Monday are stirring some controversy after he called Wisconsin’s concealed-carry law “irresponsible.” […]


    ‘Social Media Cop’ Told to Stop Posting On Duty
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    North Little Rock Police Officer Tommy Norman, who has become known for connecting with his community and sharing his experiences on social media, has been told to stop posting while on duty. […]


    Videos Show Fatal Maryland Police Shootout
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 07:26 by Officer.com

    Baltimore County prosecutors have ruled that police were justified in shooting a man who opened fire while on a bus in Dundalk this month, an incident captured by newly released video footage from police and MTA cameras. […]


    Sister of Fallen Deputy Follows in His Footsteps
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    Newly graduated Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy Katelyn Kotfila, the younger sister of fallen Deputy John Kotfila Jr., plans to honor her brother’s memory by helping others. […]


    Tennessee Deputy Critical After Being Attacked
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 06:58 by Officer.com

    Robertson County Deputy Josh Wiley is in critical condition after being stabbed with a screwdriver by an inmate at a medical clinic on Wednesday. […]


    Illinois State Trooper Killed in On-Duty Crash
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com

    Trooper Ryan Albin was killed in a crash on Interstate 74 while on patrol Wednesday about 25 miles northwest of Champaign Wednesday. […]


    Police: Officer offered $1M to release DUI suspect
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Burns The Atlanta Journal-Constitution COBB COUNTY, Ga. — There’s a Scripture that says “ask and it will be given to you.” According to a Cobb County arrest warrant, Daniel Cubias Ramos of Winder decided to test out tha… […]


    Thanks to $40K grant, Conn. PD relaunches K-9 program
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Doniger The Easton Courier EASTON, Conn. — K-9 T.J. reported for duty at the Easton Police Department this morning. He immediately began bonding with Officer Tamra French, his new partner. The pair will continue training in the coming we… […]


    Rewrite of NC criminal gang laws heads to governor
    Posted June 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The General Assembly has agreed to change North Carolina’s current criminal gang laws because police and prosecutors say they’re difficult to enforce. The House agreed overwhelmingly Wednesday to accept changes to its legislation made by the Senate. The bill now heading to Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk would replace specific crimes […]


    5 ways the GI Bill can help you land a job in law enforcement
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 19:47 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel, PoliceOne Contributor Thanks to several similarities to the military, including rank structure, firearm use and public service, jobs in law enforcement are highly sought after by military veterans. It’s a competitive field, howev… […]


    How to become a Department of Veterans Affairs police officer
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 19:33 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel, PoliceOne Contributor The men and women who patrol and protect the nation’s Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics are employed directly by the VA. As federal employees, they police the more than 1,700 facilities ut… […]


    Colorado Officer, Avid Climber Lost on Russian Mountain
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 19:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Russian teams who have been looking for a Littleton police officer who disappeared during a snowstorm on Europe tallest mountain, Mt. Elbrus, plan to call off the search after the end of the day on Wednesday. […]


    LAPD Chief Announces Restrictions on Contact Between Officers and Cadets
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 19:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Beck told the Los Angeles Police Commission that he is issuing a department directive that limits one-on-one contact between police officers and members of the cadet corps and limits certain social media contact. […]


    Video: Off-Duty Chicago Officer Killed Fleeing Traffic Stop, Police Say
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 19:00 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Chicago police officer and a 27-year-old woman were killed in a high-speed crash in the Lawndale neighborhood early Tuesday, moments after the officer allegedly fled when other police tried to pull him over. […]


    Charge against ex-trooper who arrested Sandra Bland dropped
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 18:52 by PoliceOne

    By Jaweed Kaleem and Molly Hennessy-Fiske Los Angeles Times HEMPSTEAD, Texas — A charge has been dropped against the only official to face criminal indictment related to the arrest of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was found hanged in her Texas … […]


    Fit-related requirement to receive body armor partnership funds takes effect
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:41 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Becky Lewis Tech Beat Magazine “Hey, you been down to get measured for your new vest yet?” “Oh, I don’t need to do that. I wear a medium. Every shirt … […]


    Calif. sheriff’s deputy shot in face out of surgery
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the face with his own service weapon at a light-rail station is out of surgery to repair his jaw and is in stable condition Wednesday, officials said. Nicory […]


    VA Supreme Court to Hear Case Over How Long Police Can Keep LPR Data
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge over how long police can keep data from automated license plate readers, which police say can provide valuable investigative information. […]


    Video: CA Deputy Shot in Face, Suspect Arrested at Motel
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said a deputy working at the Watt Avenue Light Rail station was shot Tuesday night. The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. […]


    TN Deputy Critically Wounded in Gun Grab Attack, Suspect Killed
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    A Robertson County, TN, Sheriff’s deputy was critically wounded in a gun grab attack Wednesday while escorting a prisoner to medical care in Nashville. The inmate was killed. […]


    3 Chicago Officers Indicted Over Alleged Coverup of Laquan McDonald Shooting
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and that the officers lied when they said the black teenager “aggressively” swung a knife at them and tried to get up from the ground still […]


    AL Chief Fights Back Against Anti-Police Posts on Facebook
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    “These men and women do a dangerous job and they shouldn’t have to put up with beratement,” Oxford (AL) Police Chief Bill Partridge says. […]


    Chief uses social media to fight back against anti-cop posts
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OXFORD, Ala. — A police chief is using social media to fight back against false claims made about his officers. Police Chief Bill Partridge told Alabama Media Group that his new policy against inflammatory social media posts will be to post video of the interaction for the public to see. The change […]


    Off-duty Chicago cop flees police, dies in crash
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 17:10 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — An off-duty officer and a woman were killed in a fiery crash after the officer fled from police who attempted to pull him over. Supt. Eddie Johnson said officers in an unmarked SUV matched the off-duty officer’s car to a description of one that was used in a carjacking on […]


    Police Find Vehicle Used by Escaped Inmate
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 15:55 by Officer.com

    The pizza delivery car that was stolen by an escaped jail inmate Saturday has been found abandoned in St. Louis — but authorities say the inmate remains on the lam. […]


    Inmate fatally shot after critically wounding Tenn. deputy
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 15:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An inmate was fatally shot after attacking a deputy during transport. According to The Tennessean, two deputies were transporting the inmate to an outpatient clinic Wednesday when the inmate grabbed an officer’s gun and shot him. The deputy was critically injured and transported to a local hospital. The extent […]


    How to win a gunfight: 8 tips on proper use of cover
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 15:37 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeGetting behind anything that will conceal you, or better yet, stop incoming rounds, dramatically increases your survival rate in a gunfight. However, when you watch officer-involved shooting videos, the use of cover seems to be forgo… […]


    Suspect in Virginia State Police Special Agent’s Slaying Charged With Capital Murder
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 15:22 by Officer.com

    Travis Ball was indicted Wednesday morning on a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting of Virginia Station Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter. […]


    4 tips on making your police marriage work
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 15:08 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike WasilewskiMore relationships fail than will succeed. This is true for romantic relationships, as well as those with our families, friends and even our “Family in Blue.” Some will disintegrate dramatically, whil… […]


    California Deputy Shot in Face With His Own Gun Out of Surgery
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 14:54 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy Alex Ladwig was shot in the face with his own service weapon at a light-rail station in North Highlands Tuesday. […]


    What cops need to know about pursuit training
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 14:33 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike WasilewskiBy Tim Dees One of the coolest parts of any police academy is when you get to train for pursuits on the emergency vehicle operations course, or EVOC. EVOC is where you learn to drive fast, do those James Bond-lik… […]


    NYC study: More civilians use video in police complaints
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:42 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — New York City’s independent police review board says civilians are increasingly using video evidence in complaints against New York Police Department officers. The Wall Street Journal reports that 794 of the 4,426 complaints closed by the Civilian Complaint Review Board in 2016 included some form of video evidence. In 2012, […]


    4 suspended after police kicked burning bystander reinstated
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Four New Jersey police officers suspended after a video showed them kicking and dragging a bystander following a fiery auto crash have been reinstated. The Jersey City officers will be on modified administrative duty and will not be on patrol, city spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill told NorthJersey.com. She said federal […]


    Ohio judge sentences teens to write a book report
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CANTON, Ohio — An Ohio judge hoping to send a message has sentenced two teenagers to jail time — and writing a five-page book report. Stark County Judge Frank Forchione on Monday sentenced 19-year-olds Jonas Rohr and Kyle Bodager to read a book about World War II or the Vietnam War and write […]


    London Bridge officer tells of fighting attackers with baton
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By Danica Kirka Associated Press LONDON — A British Transport Police officer who fought off three extremists in London’s Borough Market with only a baton thought he was going to die after being stabbed multiple times. Wayne Marques told Britain’s Press Association on Wednesday that he heard screams on June 3 and thought a fight […]


    Retirement community drug raid uncovers golf cart chop shop
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    By Sara Nealeigh The Bradenton Herald SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — Several people are facing drug-related charges after Sumter County Sheriff’s Office investigators discovered a possible golf cart chop shop and drugs inside a home. Around 6:21 a.m… […]


    ‘Embarrassing’ Berlin police removed from G20 security duty
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BERLIN — A group of Berlin police officers helping with security ahead of next week’s Group of 20 summit in Hamburg has been sent home after some reportedly partied excessively at the barracks where they were staying. More than 220 officers were sent back to the German capital after what Hamburg police called […]


    Seattle police release video of robber opening fire during pursuit
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEATTLE — Police released video showing a suspect shooting at officers during a Jan. 6 pursuit. Officials said Diondrae Brown, 29, committed six armed robberies in 17 days earlier this year, Q13 Fox reported. Police were called… […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-06-28 11:34:16
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com
    IMT VISLINK RECEIVES ORDER VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY $100,000 FOR AIRBORNE VIDEO DOWNLINK SYSTEM (AVDS) FROM PROMINENT MID-ATLANTIC STATE POLICE AGENCY
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 11:11 by Officer.com

    System Provides Secure, Interoperable Solution for Transmitting High-Quality Video from Aircraft to Ground-Based Law Enforcement Operations […]


    New Active Lifestyle Series Sunglass is Made for Fun and Sun
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 10:34 by Officer.com

    New Active Lifestyle Series Sunglass is Made for Fun and Sun […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-06-28 10:31:24
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 10:31 by Officer.com

    Enhance Your BodyShield with New Carrier Accessories […]


    Fremont (Calif.) Purchases 12 Delta Portable Vehicle Barriers
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 10:21 by Officer.com

    City Hopes to Prevent Deadly Vehicle Attacks such as Recent Tragedies in London […]


    LAPD officers found justified in fatal OIS
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 09:53 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Three officers were justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old during what police have described as a “running gun battle” in a Watts housing project in which one officer was shot and wounded, the Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday. In a 4-0 vote, the civilian panel […]


    Calif. deputy shot in face; suspect in custody
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    By Thomas Oide and Molly Sullivan The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento Sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Watt Avenue light rail station was shot in the face on Tuesday evening, department spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull said. La… […]


    Video: Deputy Chases Down Rolling Patrol Car
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 08:20 by Officer.com

    An Miami County Sheriff’s deputy found himself running to stop his patrol vehicle after it started to roll away as he talked with a person he pulled over. […]


    FBI: Notorious AK-47 Bandit Captured
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 08:16 by Officer.com

    A serial bank robber known as the AK-47 Bandit — suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Chino in 2012 — has been captured, federal authorities announced Tuesday. […]


    Texas Police Officers Mentoring Students Over Summer
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    Denton police officers are once again mentoring students this summer. […]


    Va. Deputy Dances on ‘America’s Got Talent’
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 07:32 by Officer.com
    No Evidence of Active Shooter at Army Base
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 07:26 by Officer.com

    Officials at the Redstone Arsenal later determined no shots were fired and that the matter remains under investigation. […]


    Customer Wanted in Attack on Florida Deputy
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com

    Police are searching for a man who assaulted a Broward sheriff’s deputy at a BurgerFi restaurant Monday night. […]


    Drug Raid Hits Florida Retirement Community
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 07:02 by Officer.com

    Several people are facing drug-related charges after Sumter County Sheriff’s Office investigators discovered a possible golf cart chop shop and drugs inside a home. […]


    Trooper Avoids Trial in Handcuffed Drowning
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 06:51 by Officer.com

    Two weeks before he would have faced trial for involuntary manslaughter in the drowning death of a handcuffed Iowa man, a Missouri state trooper pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor boating violation. […]


    LAPD Officers Ruled Justified in Fatal Shooting
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 06:39 by Officer.com

    Three officers were justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old during what police have described as a “running gun battle” in a Watts housing project in which one officer was shot and wounded. […]


    Shots Fired at Stockton Officers at Traffic Stop
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 06:29 by Officer.com

    Shots were fired at three Stockton Police officers late Monday in two separate incidents, police report. […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in the Face
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    A Sacramento Sheriff’s deputy assigned to a light rail station was shot in the face Tuesday evening. […]


    Pa. to set policy limiting release of police video
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Marc Levy Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state is poised to set a policy exempting police audio and video recordings from its public-records law and giving police departments broad discretion over when to refuse requests from people for copies of them. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said he would sign a bill that cleared […]


    Las Vegas police receive $500K grant for counter-terrorism
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Briana Erickson Las Vegas Review-Journal LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has been awarded a $500,000 grant to fight terrorist recruitment and radicalization, U.S. Rep. Dina Titus announced Friday. The grant is one of 2… […]


    Fla. governor, prosecutor fight heads to state high court
    Posted June 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Schneider Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Does Florida’s governor have the power to take away a prosecutor’s case if he disagrees with a decision not to seek the death penalty? The state’s highest court will hear arguments Wednesday over that question in a legal fight between Gov. Rick Scott and State Attorney Aramis […]


    Woman Thanks Calif. Officer for DUI Arrest
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 17:38 by Officer.com

    Two-and-a-half years later, Cheyenne Iglesias is thankful that Huntington Beach Police Officer Grant Hasselbach pulled her over. So thankful, in fact, that she recently thanked Hasselbach on Facebook for arresting her. […]


    Trooper Injured Stopping Wrong-Way Driver
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 17:21 by Officer.com

    A Maine State Trooper was slightly injured Monday night when he drove his cruiser into a car that was driving the wrong way on the Maine Turnpike in Sabattus. […]


    The importance of emotional wellness in criminal justice
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 17:16 by PoliceOne

    By Dr. Michael Pittaro, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University When I pursued my undergraduate degree back in the 1980s, mental health and wellness were never discussed in the law enforcement community. So when I entered the c… […]


    Off-Duty Officer Fleeing Police Killed in Crash
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 17:07 by Officer.com

    An off-duty Chicago officer was fleeing police when he collided with another car on the West Side early Tuesday, killing himself and a woman driving the other car, authorities said. […]


    Three Chicago Police Officers Indicted in Cover-Up of Shooting
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:56 by Officer.com

    Three current or former Chicago officers were indicted Tuesday on charges of conspiring to cover up alleged wrongdoing by Officer Jason Van Dyke. […]


    Chief Says More LAPD Cadets May Have Taken Patrol Car Joyrides
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that investigators have identified additional cadets who may have taken rides in stolen police cars, part of an ongoing scandal involving the LAPD’s signature youth initiative. […]


    Killer of 2 NYPD Officers Escapes Death Penalty for Second Time
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    His first death sentence was overturned by the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals because of an improper prosecution argument. He was again sentenced to death by a jury in 2013, but that was overturned based on a new legal standard for retardation. […]


    Video: Ohio Trooper Jumps into Driverless Buggy to Stop Runaway Horse
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    “You have that second when it goes by you and you grab hold [of the buggy] and jump on,” Smith said Monday morning, recalling the incident. “I had to be quick.” […]


    26 NJ Officers Laid Off Due to Sheriff’s Staffing Cut
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    More than two dozen police officers from the Bergen County (NJ) Bureau of Police Services turned in their badges Monday afternoon, casualties of a staffing cut by Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino. […]


    Michigan Officer Stabbed in Airport Attack Released from Hospital
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The police officer stabbed during an attack at Flint, MI’s Bishop International Airport last week has been discharged from the hospital. […]


    GA Officer Pulls Over Man Driving with Space Alien
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    George Gordon, a spokesman for police in Alpharetta, says that when a police officer pulled a man over Sunday on a suburban highway, a life-sized doll of a big-eyed, large-skulled alien was riding in the front passenger seat. […]


    Video: Sacramento PD Prepares to Fire Officer Over Controversial Shooting
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Sacramento (CA) Police Department took steps Monday to fire an officer who fatally shot an armed, mentally ill man last July in North Sacramento, following a yearlong investigation into the controversial incident. […]


    Photos: Boy with rare brain cancer becomes honorary cop
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EVESHAM, N.J. — A 4-year-old boy’s dream of becoming a police officer came true thanks to his friends at the police department. Chase Gilchrist’s family asked if he could come tour the department, WPVI reported. But he received a lot more than just a visit. When Chase showed up Thursday, he was […]


    Hero policeman makes waves, and now everyone wants to drown
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 15:35 by PoliceOne

    By Chuck Campbell Knoxville News-Sentinel JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Don’t be surprised if there’s a sudden spike in swimmers-in-distress calls in Jacksonville, Fla. Last Tuesday afternoon, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office got a call about a body floating in the St. John’s River near the Main Street Bridge. When officers arrived, Sgt. Billy Irvin “immediately entered the […]


    3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 15:31 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. A Cook County special grand jury approved the three-count indictment Monday and the charges were filed Tuesday. Special prosecutor Patricia Brown-Holmes announced the […]


    More than 2 dozen NJ officers laid off after union deal fails
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HACKENSACK, N.J. — More than two dozen New Jersey police officers have been laid off amid budget cuts and a failed union deal. Bergen County police officers, 26 in total, received notice Sunday night to report to the county’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations in Hackensack to turn in their equipment Monday afternoon. NorthJersey.com […]


    More Than Two Dozen N.J. Officers Laid Off
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 14:34 by Officer.com

    More than two dozen officers with the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services turned in their badges Monday after being laid off. […]


    Lockdown lifted at Ala. military post; no injuries reported
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to “run hide fight.” About two hours later, the all-clear was given and officials said there were no confirmed injuries or arrests. A safety drill was planned for Wednesday, but Redstone […]


    Stabbed Mich. Airport Officer Leaves Hospital
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 14:05 by Officer.com

    Bishop International Airport Police Lt. Jeff Neville, who was stabbed in the neck during a terrorist attack last week, was discharged on Monday. […]


    Photo: Suspect gave cop ‘get out of jail free’ card
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DAKOTA COUNTY, Minn. — A suspect thought a “Get out of jail free” card would get him out of trouble. Spoiler: It didn’t work. When the 35-year-old man was arrested on a fifth-degree controlled substance warrant over the weekend, he handed the deputy the Monopoly card, KMSP reported. He was arrested and […]


    Dairy Queen employees fired after anti-cop tirade
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HAMMOND, La. — Several Dairy Queen employees have been fired after insulting deputies who came in to eat. Witnesses told WBRZ that deputies stopped in for food Saturday when the kitchen staff called them “pigs” and said all officers were “crooked.” The deputies asked for their money back and left. The manager […]


    City considers ‘3 strikes, you’re out’ policy on overdose responses
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A proposal has been made in an Ohio city to combat the growing number of overdose calls. WLWT reported that Middletown is considering a “three strikes, you’re out” policy for those being revived with naloxone by first responders. City councilman Dan Picard proposed that after the first two overdose […]


    Mich. officer stabbed at airport released from hospital
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 12:54 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FLINT, Mich. — The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act has been discharged from a hospital. A spokeswoman for Hurley Medical Center says Lt. Jeff Neville was released Monday. Neville was stabbed Wednesday at Bishop International Airport in Flint, about 50 miles […]


    Editor’s Q&A with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 10:22 by Officer.com
    ‘AK-47 Bandit’ believed arrested in Neb.
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 10:13 by PoliceOne

    By Richard Winton and Matt Hamilton Los Angeles Times CHINO, Calif. — From jail in Nebraska, Richard Gathercole asked his mom: “Did you get all the guns out, too?” The request tipped off federal agents to the trail of one of the count… […]


    No immediate ruling on fate of Texas’ ‘sanctuary cities’ law
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 09:51 by PoliceOne

    By Paul J. Weber Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — A federal judge Monday questioned the reach of a new Texas “sanctuary cities” law supported by the Trump administration but that four of the nation’s largest cities, some police chiefs and immigrant-rights groups are trying to stop taking effect in September. Hundreds of protesters, waving flags […]


    For 2nd time, double NY cop-killer avoids death penalty
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    By John Riley Newsday NEW YORK — Double cop-killer Ronell Wilson escaped a jury verdict of death for the second time on Monday when Brooklyn federal prosecutors announced they would not pursue their appeal of a ruling that he can’t be execu… […]


    New Orleans Police Chief Urges French Quarter Assault Suspects to Surrender
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 08:26 by Officer.com

    New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison urged three other suspects to surrender after one of the attackers turn himself in to detectives. […]


    Connecticut Police Department Mourns Loss of K-9
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com

    The North Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of a K-9 on Saturday. […]


    Police Sergeant Adopts Adorable Kitten Found by Officer on Patrol
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    An officer in Lakeland, Florida found an abandoned kitten under a lamppost and brought her back to the station until animal control could come pick her up. When Sgt. Brian Wallace saw the kitten, he was smitten. […]


    N.C. Teen Missing for Year Found in Georgia
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 07:51 by Officer.com

    A teen that went missing a year ago from her parents home was being held prisoner by a Georgia man in what is described as a quiet middle class neighborhood, authorities say […]


    ‘AK-47 Bandit’ Believed Arrested in Nebraska
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 07:44 by Officer.com

    Richard Gathercole is suspected of shooting and seriously wounding a Chino police officer and carrying out a string of heists in California, Washington, Iowa, Idaho and Nebraska. […]


    Castile’s Family, City Reach $3M Settlement
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    Philando Castile’s family has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony for his death at the hands of one of its police officers. […]


    Officer Lauded for Saving Woman From River
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 07:23 by Officer.com

    Jacksonville Police Sgt. Billy Irvin’s Facebook photograph received 1,255 shares, 655 comments and 6,000 reactions within the first two hours of its posting, and numbers kept climbing. […]


    Chief Resigns After Miss Black Texas Arrest
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 07:13 by Officer.com

    The police chief for the city of Commerce has resigned in the wake of last month’s arrest of the 2016 Miss Black Texas US Ambassador. […]


    ‘Friendly Fire’ Shooting of Off-Duty Cop Probed
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 06:56 by Officer.com

    An attorney for the union representing black police officers in St. Louis says the shooting of an off-duty black police officer by a white colleague raises questions about whether race played a role in the shooting. […]


    Ohio Trooper Stops Runaway Horse and Buggy
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 06:49 by Officer.com

    Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. C. Otis Smith jumped aboard the passing buggy to bring the horse and vehicle to a safe stop. […]


    NYPD Cop-Killer Won’t Face the Death Penalty
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 06:34 by Officer.com
    Texas PD buys new shotguns with NRA Foundation grant
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Nash The Brownwood Bulletin EARLY, Texas — The Early Police Department took possession Monday of five new shotguns thanks to a $2,623 grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation. The department’s current shotguns are old, … […]


    Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger
    Posted June 27th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north of Atlanta had an ‘extraterrestrial encounter’ — sort of. George Gordon, a spokesman for police in Alpharetta, says that when the officer pulled the man over Sunday, a life-sized doll of a big-eyed, large-skulled […]


    Video: Off-Duty Officer Who Tackled London Bridge Attacker Gets WWE Belt
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 20:38 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty police officer injured in the London Bridge attack has been presented with an honorary WWE championship belt and received a surprise visit from wrestler Triple H. […]


    Baltimore Speed Cameras Return Under Stricter Laws
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 19:56 by POLICE Magazine

    The city will operate 10 portable speed cameras near schools throughout the city, the first step in Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plan to launch a network that eventually will include 20 speed cameras, 10 red light cameras, and a system designed to enforce a prohibition on trucks using certain streets. […]


    Video: CO Motor Officer Injured in Crash Escorting VP Pence’s Motorcade
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 19:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A Colorado officer was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash while in Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade Saturday. He has undergone a successful surgery but remains in the ICU. […]


    DOJ Honors Suffolk County PD with National Officer Safety and Wellness Award
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 19:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The Suffolk County (NY) Police Department (SCPD) recently received the 2017 National Officers Safety Award presented by the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund and the U.S. Department of Justice Valor Initiative for implementing programs which have significantly enhanced police officer safety. […]


    Self-described ‘Mad Max’ arrested after cache of illegal weapons found
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 18:54 by PoliceOne

    By Beatriz Valenzuela San Bernardino County Sun BARSTOW, Calif. — A Barstow man on a quad claiming to be “Mad Max” was arrested Thursday night after they found a cache of illegal weapons including a sawed-off shotgun, officials said. Jack Lee Ernest, 39, had several weapons, including brass knuckles, two knives — which deputies say […]


    Video: PA Chief Loses Part of Arm in Fireworks Accident
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 18:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Leechburg, PA, Police Chief Michael Diebold was seriously injured in a fireworks accident at the Leechburg Fireman’s Carnival Saturday night. […]


    Veritone Launches New Division, Veritone Government, to be Led by US Government Veteran
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:35 by Officer.com

    Artificial intelligence platform arms government agencies with a future-proof solution for managing audio/video data […]


    DMI and NEC Partner to Deliver Enhanced Biometrics and Mobility to Federal Government
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:31 by Officer.com

    Combined Technologies to Offer Greater Public Safety and Homeland Security […]


    Adapt Pharma Acknowledges the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New Guidance to First Responders on the Hazards of Exposure to Fentanyl
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:26 by Officer.com

    New guidance released by the DEA recommends best practices for first responders encountering fentanyl-related substances, including ensuring naloxone is readily available […]


    The Revolutionary ShapeShift Modular Holster System is Now Available for Pre-Order
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:21 by Officer.com

    The ShapeShift Modular Holster System is one holster that converts into 11 different holster types and intends to eliminate the need to purchase several, full-price holsters. […]


    Real SWAT officer equipment reviews
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:16 by Officer.com

    You protect us. 3M protects you. […]


    PD tests cellphone app as cheaper alternative to body cameras
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A police department in New Jersey is testing out a smartphone app as a potential alternative to traditional body cameras. CopCast allows officers to use their cellphones as body cameras with the push of a button. Officers download the app to their phones and supervisors download the desktop […]


    Civilian who shot suspect fleeing from police arrested
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 17:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWTON, Ga. — A man who shot a suspect evading police has been arrested and is facing charges. Police attempted to pull over Terence Lee Lenox Saturday for reckless driving, but he fled and crashed, WSB TV reported. He was flee… […]


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    Newly added features and increased functionality make GTL Inspire the most advanced inmate tablet available in the corrections market […]


    Family of Philando Castile Reaches $3M Settlement in Police Shooting Case
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 16:49 by POLICE Magazine

    The family of Philando Castile has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony Village, according to a statement from both parties. […]


    GIS Expands Comprehensive Monitoring Solutions
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 16:37 by Officer.com

    GIS Partners with SambaSafety to Provide Best-in-Class MVR and Driver Records Monitoring Solution […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-06-26 16:24:12
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    Company to Unveil Motoscan at the Parkopolis Expo and Conference in Paris, June 21 & 22 2017 […]


    Transcend to Showcase Comprehensive Law Enforcement Solutions at Police Security Expo 2017
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 16:19 by Officer.com

    Transcend Information, Inc. will be exhibiting at Police Security Expo 2017 with its latest body cameras, dash cams, and storage solutions, along with professional on-site demonstrations. […]


    Getac Announces Official Partnership with Third Wave for the India Market
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 16:13 by Officer.com

    Getac and Third Wave Collaborate to Accelerate Rugged Computing Market Readiness […]


    ‘Donut Boy’ is on a mission to thank every cop in America
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 15:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeTyler Carach, 9, has an ambitious and astonishing goal – he wants to say “thank you” to every law enforcement officer in America. His program is called “I donut need a reason to than… […]


    Police arrest woman with swastika-embellished baby bottle bong
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 15:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff BANKSIA GROVE, Perth — Australian police discovered an odd smoking device embellished with a swastika. According to WA Today, police were at the woman’s residence on an unrelated matter Sunday when they noticed a bong made out of a baby bottle on the table. Sgt. Simon […]


    After crash delays trip, cop brings piece of zoo to family
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 15:16 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff CINCINNATI — An officer brought the zoo to an out-of-town family after their car was totaled in a wreck. Officer Rachel Baldwin responded to the crash scene on May 28 and found a d… […]


    Off-duty St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by fellow officer
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 15:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Jim Suhr Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An attorney for a union representing black St. Louis police officers said Monday that an off-duty black officer who was mistakenly shot by a white colleague is willing to wait for the findings of an investigation into whether race played […]


    Colorado Police Officer Critical After Struggle
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 15:02 by Officer.com

    Edgewater Police Cpl. Michael Nesbitt suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest during a physical altercation with 26-year-old Connor Dougherty, who was resisting arrest Friday morning. […]


    Losing Any Member of The Thin Blue Line is Unacceptable
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 14:15 by Officer.com

    I have many brothers and sisters, but losing any one of them is painful. We lose far too many every year and we need to aggressively work on reducing the number. […]


    Conn. PD mourns loss of 1st K-9
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH HAVEN, Conn. — The first K-9 officer to join the North Haven Police Department died Saturday. Police wrote on Facebook that Zeus, an 8-year-old K-9, had a cancerous stomach tumor that was recently detected. The tumor ruptured and he suffered internal bleeding. During his six years of service, Zeus completed several […]


    Colo. officer critical after fighting DUI suspect
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EDGEWATER, Colo. — An officer is in critical condition after fighting a DUI suspect. Officers were pursuing Connor Michael Dougherty after he refused to stop his motorized scooter for suspected DUI Friday, the Denver Post repor… […]


    Body Armor Upgrades: Active Shooter Events
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    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Trial to Begin Monday
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 10:49 by Officer.com

    The trial for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will begin Monday. […]


    Search continues for suspect who shot NY officer
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 10:09 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police are still searching for a suspect who shot an officer Saturday night. Officer Jeremy Nash, 36, and other officers were responding to an unrelated 911 call when the shooting occurred, WGRZ reported. Police Chief Michael Ciminelli said Nash was shot near the face. His injuries were not considered […]


    Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 09:50 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, according to an announcement Monday by her attorneys and the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer. The settlement to be paid to […]


    Pa. police chief loses part of arm in fireworks accident
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 09:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania police chief has lost part of his arm following a fireworks accident at the town’s fireman’s carnival. Karen Diebold says her son and Leechburg Police Chief Michael Diebold is in stable and in good spirits nonetheless because of the outpouring of community support. Police say the 39-year-old chief was […]


    Leadership will be a key component in the future of policing
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 09:09 by Officer.com
    Low Speed Police Pursuit Ends in Arrest of Elderly Woman
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 08:28 by Officer.com

    An elderly Texas woman was spotted driving the wrong way when police gave pursuit. […]


    Video Shows Police Scramble to Capture Wild Boar
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com

    Hong Kong police used riot shields, nets and other devices to catch a wild boar that was on the loose in the financial district. […]


    Suspected Cop-Killer Said He ‘Smoked’ Officer
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 08:02 by Officer.com

    Michael Christopher Mejia is accused of killing his cousin and Whittier Police Officer Keith on Feb. 20. […]


    LAPD Chief Stands Behind Cadet Program
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 07:52 by Officer.com

    In the wake of a widening scandal that has seen an LAPD officer arrested on suspicion of committing a sex crime and seven cadets accused of stealing police property, the department held its cadet graduation ceremony Saturday morning. […]


    Houston’s Rainbow Cruiser Raises Eyebrows
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 07:46 by Officer.com

    The prospect of marching in Houston’s Pride Parade this weekend had some members of the police department crying foul. […]


    Officer, Girl He Rescued Reunite at Graduation
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 07:33 by Officer.com

    Sarah Thalhammer had a special guest at her North Babylon High School graduation ceremony on Saturday: the man who saved her life. […]


    Officer Injured in Crash While Escorting Veep
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 07:14 by Officer.com

    Colorado Springs Motorcycle Officer Andrew Holland, who was injured in a crash while escorting Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade to the airport Saturday, underwent “successful” surgery Sunday […]


    Chief Seriously Injured in Fireworks Mishap
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 07:02 by Officer.com

    Leechburg Police Chief Mike Diebold lost part of an arm Saturday night in a fireworks mishap at the Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company’s annual carnival. […]


    Shot Kentucky Deputy Saved by Ballistic Vest
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    A McCreary County Sheriff’s deputy was saved by his ballistic vest after he was shot Saturday. […]


    Sheriff Joe on trial over immigration actions
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure. Now, Arpaio is going on trial on a criminal charge stemming from those immigration enforcement actions. The eight-day […]


    Mo. county police officers getting a 30 percent pay raise
    Posted June 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Stephen Deere St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — St. Louis County police officers’ average pay will jump by roughly 30 percent next year under a new wage scale announced Thursday by County Executive Steve Stenger. Some offic… […]


    Officer attends graduation of girl he rescued in 2011
    Posted June 25th, 2017 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. — A Long Island police officer has attended the high school graduation of a teen he rescued from icy waters more than six years ago. Newsday reports that Suffolk County Police Officer Matthew DeMatteo watched Sarah Thalhammer graduate from North Babylon High School on Saturday. Thalhammer was 11 when a […]


    High police, fire pension rates send Ariz. lawmakers scrambling
    Posted June 25th, 2017 @ 14:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHOENIX — A group of Arizona House lawmakers is launching an effort aimed at cutting the soaring costs to communities of police and fire pensions, with its leader warning that cities could end up declaring bankruptcy if legislators fail to act. The new committee announced by House Speaker J.D. Mesnard comes just over […]


    Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting
    Posted June 25th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SEATTLE — Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them. The Seattle Police Department late Friday released transcripts of interviews with the officers involved in the June 18 fatal shooting of Charleena […]


    Colo. officer escorting Pence motorcade seriously injured in crash
    Posted June 25th, 2017 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence’s motorcade to the city’s airport. Police Lt. Howard Black told The Gazette the accident happened at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Officer Andrew Holland, an eight-year veteran of the force, was in serious condition. […]


    Protesters disrupt Minn. Pride Parade after Castile verdict
    Posted June 25th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Anti-police protesters are disrupting the Twin Cities Pride Parade over the police shooting of Philando Castile. Sunday’s parade was disrupted just minutes after getting underway in downtown Minneapolis. WCCO-AM reports about 200 protesters began marching down Hennepin Avenue and at one point, staged a die-in. Parade organizers on Friday invited police […]


    Seattle body cameras stalled over contract talks
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — More than a month after a federal judge approved the Seattle Police Department’s long-awaited proposal to equip officers with body cameras, the timing for the rollout remains clouded amid tense … […]


    NYPD campaign focuses on good Samaritan law
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 14:24 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — With drug overdoses increasing this year at a faster pace than 2016, the NYPD and other city officials on Wednesday kicked off a public service campaign designed to encourage people who are overdosing to… […]


    Man accused of killing Ark. deputy, 2 others takes plea deal
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to killing a sheriff’s deputy and two other people last month. Little Rock television station KATV reports James Arthur Bowden was sentenced Friday after taking a plea deal to avoid the death penalty. Bowden […]


    Trooper saves fawn after mother dies
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Price The Charlotte Observer JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. — A trooper with the North Carolina Highway Patrol is winning hearts on social media for refusing to abandon a fawn that was born seconds after its mother was hit by a car in Jackson County. The incident, first reported in the Sylva Herald, happened June […]


    Calif. beehive heists lead to felony charges
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Scott Smith Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Two California men have been charged with a string of felony counts stemming from a criminal case that created a buzz among beekeepers across the country, authorities said Thursday. The men charged with possessing more than 1,200 stolen beehives could each spend more than a decade in […]


    Huge stuffed cow saves 2-year-old boy after fall out window
    Posted June 24th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHELSEA, Mass. — Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below. It happened Wednesday in Chelsea. Police say the boy was playing in a bedroom with his 12-year-old sister and bouncing on the bed when he bounced […]


    Photos: Cops honor their four-legged partners on #BringYourDogToWorkDay
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 20:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Today is #BringYourDogToWorkDay, and while some cops take their dogs to work every day, police departments still took the opportunity to pay tribute to their four-legged partners in crime fighting. Take a look at this photo roundup a… […]


    Hero off-duty cop stabbed after tackling London Bridge attacker gets WWE belt
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 17:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LONDON — An cop who was stabbed while saving another officer during a terrorist attack was gifted WWE’s highest honor: the championship belt. Charlie Guenigault was off duty when he tackled one of three suspects involved in the June 3 terror attack that left eight dead, according to the BBC. He was […]


    DHS Awards Grants to Counter Terrorist Recruitment and Radicalization in U.S.
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 17:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced the award recipients for the congressionally established Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program. […]


    Gang member charged in cop killing: ‘I should have smoked ’em quicker’
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 17:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WHITTIER, Calif. — A gang member charged with murder in the shooting death of a police officer made disturbing comments about the slaying in a taped interview conducted in a jail medical ward. Michael Christopher Mejia admitted in a police interview that he shot another officer after he killed one officer and […]


    Armed man attempts home invasion, gets beating
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 16:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — An armed suspect who tried to break into an apartment was beaten and held down by the men he tried to rob. Shane Feeney, 19, was hanging out with friends Sunday when he heard Calvin Carter III outside the complex, WRCB reported. “It sounded like he was messing with […]


    Does Driving While High Mean More Crashes?
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    In states looking to legalize pot, police and politicians often grapple with the same hard question: How will that affect road safety? […]


    Video: GA Sheriff to Reduce Sentences of Inmates Who Helped Medically Distressed Deputy
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Polk County, GA’s sheriff said he plans on knocking some time off from the sentences of the inmates who stepped in to help when a deputy went down in medical distress earlier this month. […]


    Michigan Airport Officer Fought for His Life During Terror Stabbing
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    “From what we can tell, he engaged Lt. Neville and just started to stab him,” Miller said. “Lt. Neville got him to stop stabbing him. Lt. Neville fought him right to the very end until I was able to handcuff this person. Lt. Neville never stopped fighting him.” […]


    Jury Deadlocks in Murder Trial of Ohio Officer, Judge Declares Second Mistrial in Case
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    A mistrial was declared Friday in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed motorist Sam DuBose. It is the second mistrial in the case. […]


    LAPD Officer Arrested, Accused of Sex with 15-Year-Old Cadet Involved in Patrol Car Joyrides
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer is accused of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15-year-old cadet who was allegedly involved in stealing police cruisers, Chief Charlie Beck said during a news conference at police headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. […]


    Wide Gulf in Attitudes, Experiences Separates People Who Own Guns From Those Who Don’t
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:44 by Officer.com
    Baltimore PD: Dirt Bike Crackdown Working
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:39 by Officer.com

    A year after a Baltimore police task force began cracking down on dirt bike riders tearing through city streets, police and riders agree its impact has been noticeable. […]


    Body Found in Landfill ID’d as Missing Girl
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:24 by Officer.com

    The body found at an Arlington landfill has been identified as the missing Bedford teenager who was last seen Monday evening walking her dog. […]


    Thief returns human toe used for special cocktail
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DAWSON CITY, Yukon — A mummified human toe that is a part of a long-standing drink tradition has been returned after it was stolen from a hotel bar. Hotel Manager Geri Colbourne served a couple Saturday night who asked for the special “sourtoe cocktail,” The Toronto Star reported. Colbourne was called away, […]


    Dallas Officer Faces Charge in Fatal Shooting
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:14 by Officer.com

    A Dallas police officer faces a criminal charge in the fatal shooting of a woman police say was driving a stolen car that rammed a patrol cruiser. […]


    Iowa Deputy Cleared in Shooting of Suspect
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 15:06 by Officer.com

    A Lee County sheriff’s deputy has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting of a man during home invasion at rural mobile home earlier this month. […]


    Prosecutors Will Seek the Death Penalty for Accused Killers of Corrections Officers
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:55 by Officer.com

    The two Georgia convicts accused of killing a pair of corrections officers on a prison bus last week and then escaping were back in Putnam County Wednesday for a first-appearance hearing in court. […]


    Ex-Ohio Police Officer’s Trial in Fatal Shooting Ends in Mistrial
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:46 by Officer.com

    Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial Friday afternoon the trial of former University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing. […]


    A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop’s murder retrial
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:46 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The Hamilton County jury had deliberated some 30 hours over […]


    GA Seeking Death Penalty for Inmates who Killed Guards During Bus Escape
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The two men accused of shooting and killing Georgia Department of Correctional officers before escaping from custody appeared in court on Wednesday morning in Putnam County. The state has said it will pursue the death penalty in the case. […]


    Video: Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Wounded in Blue-on-Blue Shooting
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:32 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty police officer was shot by a fellow officer Wednesday night in St. Louis. One suspect was also wounded. […]


    CA Gang Member Told Detectives He Killed Whittier Officer, Cousin
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 14:09 by POLICE Magazine

    “I guess you guys have everything down — smoked my cousin, smoked the cop. … I mean, what else do you guys want? I shot another cop,” Michael Christopher Mejia said in the interview. […]


    Police bullet meant for charging dog ricochets off concrete, kills teen
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PALMDALE, Calif. — When a dog that had already bit one of them charged a group of deputies, two of them opened fire. Authorities say they did not see the teenage boy standing some 30 feet behind, who was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him […]


    Man released from prison arrested at welcome home party
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — A man recently released from prison was arrested at his own homecoming party, along with dozens of other people. According to WSB-TV, Mondell Whitaker’s friends were throwing him a welcome home party on June 16 at a local bar after he was released from prison the previous day. […]


    Toronto chief to cops: No uniforms allowed at first responders Pride event
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TORONTO — Toronto’s police chief told officers they are free to attend a Pride event geared toward first responders as long as they’re not in uniform. Officers were told Monday if they plan on attending the First Responders Unity Festival this weekend, they must do it on “their own time and without […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Riveting new book explores crime, race, gangs and the death penalty
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 12:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_416S–><!–cke_bookmark_416E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed A new non-fiction book entitled “The Valley of the Shadow of Death — A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption” is a riveting read about crime, race, gangs, the death penalty, and African American victims of violent crime. It […]


    LAPD officer arrested for alleged sex with cadet
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 10:21 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Jablon Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday arrested a veteran Los Angeles police officer for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old cadet who is suspected of joyriding in stolen patrol cars. The chief personally handcuffed Officer Robert Cain at the 77th Street Division. “I think it’s important to […]


    NAFA Unveils Redesigned Website
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 10:09 by Officer.com

    A New Clean Design and Simplified Navigation Improves Overall Experience […]


    FirstNet and AT&T Advance Nationwide Broadband Network for Public Safety; Release Buildout Plans for States and Territories
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 10:06 by Officer.com

    Network Buildout Will Create Jobs and Generate Investments in States Across the U.S. […]


    HM Defense announces the AVENGER M308 rifle
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 10:01 by Officer.com

    HM Defense announces the release of its all-new HM10 MonoblocTM rifle, the AVENGER M308. […]


    Steam pipe explosion may have exposed officers to asbestos
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 09:54 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — Baltimore police say officers who responded to an explosion of an underground steam pipe may have been exposed to asbestos. Detective Jeremy Silbert said in an email that Veolia North America, which operates Baltimore’s steam pipe network, notified police about the possibility of asbestos exposure. Silbert said a number of Baltimore […]


    Stabbed airport officer battled attacker until ‘last click’ of the handcuffs
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    By Hasan Dudar Detroit Free Press FLINT, Mich. — Chief Chris Miller and Lt. Dan Owen were in a conference room Wednesday planning for a meeting to evaluate how Bishop International Airport in Flint handled an airport evacuation on June 8 for what was feared to be an explosive device. That’s when the real danger […]


    Hero U.S. Capitol Officer Tosses Out First Pitch
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 08:41 by Officer.com

    Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, who was shot while stopping the shooting at a GOP baseball practice last week, tossed the first pitch at the Congressional Women’s Softball Game. […]


    FBI: Flint Suspect Tried Buying Gun Before Attack
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 08:37 by Officer.com

    Investigators are working to learn more about Amor Ftouhi, the man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport. […]


    Singing Police Officer Sounds Just Like Johnny Cash
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 08:35 by Officer.com

    Billy Morgan was in roll call for the San Antonio Police Department when he decided to pick up his guitar and start playing the Johnny Cash classic, ‘Folsom Prison Blues.’ […]


    Eyewitness Mistake Put Look-Alike in Prison
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    The case is a textbook example of the now well known dangerous unreliability of eyewitness testimony and flawed police photo lineups. […]


    Memphis Officer Shot at by Robbery Suspect
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    Memphis police are searching for a man who a fired shot at an officer during an attempted robbery outside the Twins Food Market in North Memphis Wednesday night. […]


    Gay Chief ‘Beyond Disappointed’ by Pride Snub
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com

    Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau, who broke barriers as the first lesbian to lead the department, called the decision “divisive” in a letter to parade organizers Thursday. […]


    Photo: Trooper Saves Fawn After Mother Dies
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    Trooper Rocky Deitz refused to abandon a fawn that was born seconds after its mother was hit by a car in Jackson County last week. […]


    Deputies Aiming for Dog Mistakenly Kill Teen
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com
    LAPD Officer Allegedly Had Sex With Cadet
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com

    A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Thursday and accused of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15-year-old member of the department’s cadet program. […]


    8 reasons to keep a law enforcement scrapbook
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouScrapbooks are tangible evidence that allow you to say, “I’ve been there and done that.” Here are eight reasons why you should keep a law enforcement scrapbook. 1. Scrapbooks back up your stories. You can save cl… […]


    Man Convicted in Slaying of Columbus Officer
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 06:51 by Officer.com

    Lincoln S. Rutledge is eligible for the death penalty after a Franklin County jury convicted him Thursday of purposely killing Columbus SWAT Officer Steven Smith last year. […]


    Stabbed Michigan Airport Officer Battled Attacker Until ‘Last Click’ of the Handcuffs
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 06:40 by Officer.com

    Bishop International Airport Police Lt. Jeff Neville continuously tried to get the knife out of the hand of Amor M. Ftouhi after being stabbed in the neck. […]


    Man convicted of killing SWAT officer, could face execution
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year has been found guilty of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty. Lincoln Rutledge had pleaded not guilty to charges he shot Columbus officer Steven Smith in the head as officers were […]


    NC senate agrees driver curriculum should include police stops
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina House and Senate members agree that new drivers should be taught what’s considered appropriate if they are stopped by police on the road. But the lawmakers disagree slightly on who should decide on the details. The Senate voted unanimously Thursday for the measure, which supporters say would help […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: A family affair
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Officer Casey Johnston with the Gates (NY) police sent in this photo of him, his father and his brothers, who are all officers in New York. Seen from left to right are Trooper Ryan Johnston, Capt. Lynde Johnston — who re… […]


    Man convicted of killing Ohio SWAT officer, could face execution
    Posted June 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year has been found guilty of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty. Lincoln Rutledge had pleaded not guilty to charges he shot Columbus officer Steven Smith in the head as officers were […]


    Video: Dallas Police Chief Candidates Named
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 20:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Three internal candidates are among the eight finalists for Dallas police chief announced Wednesday. […]


    FL Woman Tipped Off Drug Dealers About Investigation to Get Back at Detective-Husband
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 20:26 by POLICE Magazine

    A FL elementary school teacher who tried to get revenge against her husband by tipping off drug dealers that they were under investigation should spend the next eight years in federal prison because the consequences of her actions were so serious, prosecutors say. […]


    San Francisco Police Chief Seeks TASER Training for All Officers
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 20:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that he wants to train every sworn San Francisco police officer in his department to use the electric stun guns that they have been denied because of staunch public opposition for more than a decade. […]


    Video: GA Officer Saves Wheelchair-Bound Man From Burning Home
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 20:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Just as Corporal Jason Crowder was about to get off work, a 911 call came in about a man trapped inside a burning home on Shawnee Drive. […]


    Baltimore Businesses Destroyed During Riots Sue City Officials for Failing to Prevent Violence
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 19:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Dozens of Baltimore business owners are suing city officials, including the police department and former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, saying they mishandled the city’s response to the rioting in 2015. […]


    Axon to Partner with Washington State University for Police-Community Interactions Research
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 18:42 by POLICE Magazine

    At the annual Axon Accelerate User Conference, Axon and Washington State University (WSU) announced their intent to form a strategic partnership for further research that may improve law enforcement training and police-community relations. […]


    CA Teen Fatally Shot by Deputies While Trying to Stop His Dog from Attacking Them
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    In a news conference at the scene hours after the shooting, Capt. Christopher Bergner of the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau said it appeared that both the teen and the deputy had been struck by ricochets when deputies fired at the charging animal, which deputies identified as a pit bull. […]


    Video: Off-Duty TX Officer Dressed as Batman Arrests Shoplifting Suspect
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    One of the movies the suspect reportedly tried to steal was “Lego Batman.” Cole’s reaction to that was: “You cannot steal my movie. Come on.” […]


    CA Teen Accidentally Shot by Deputies in Pit Bull Attack on Officers
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    In a news conference at the scene hours after the shooting, Capt. Christopher Bergner of the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau said it appeared that both the teen and the deputy had been struck by ricochets when deputies fired at the charging animal, which deputies identified as a pit bull. […]


    ACLU sues over police actions in DC on Inauguration Day
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 16:29 by PoliceOne

    By Jessica Gresko Associated Press WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing over the actions of District of Columbia police on Inauguration Day, saying police acted improperly by using pepper spray and flash-bang grenades without warning or justification and holding demonstrators without food, water or access to toilets, among other actions. More than […]


    Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 16:23 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis’ first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday’s annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile. They said in a statement that they’re trying to […]


    Woman Tipped Off Drug Dealers About Police Investigation to Get Back at Detective-Husband
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    Prosecutors say a woman who tried to get revenge against her husband by tipping off drug dealers that they were under investigation should spend the next eight years in federal prison because the consequences of her actions were so serious. […]


    Cop wounded in baseball shooting throws 1st pitch at congressional women’s game
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — An agent wounded during the mass shooting at a practice round for the annual congressional baseball game threw out the first pitch at the Congressional Women’s softball game Wednesday. Special Agent Crystal Griner was hospitalized for an ankle gunshot wound after a gunman opened fire last week on the Republican […]


    Texas cop sues Ford, dealership alleging carbon monoxide poisoning
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:44 by PoliceOne

    By Ali Linan Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — An Austin police officer is suing Ford Motor Company and Leif Johnson Ford for more than $1 million in damages, claiming he was poisoned by carbon monoxide while driving his patrol car. According to the lawsuit, police Sgt. Zachary T. LaHood was driving in a marked police […]


    Ill. man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump. Joseph Lynn Pickett of Edwardsville was charged June 15 with threatening the president of the United States, the Belleville News-Democrat reported. U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Vincent Pescitelli said in a […]


    Man Gets 14 Years for Attack on Mich. Trooper
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:35 by Officer.com

    Michael Scott Barber will spend the next 14 years in prison for his role in the Feb. 20 attack on Michigan State Police Trooper Garry Guild. […]


    La. Deputy’s Killer Given Chance for Parole
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:22 by Officer.com

    A Baton Rouge judge Wednesday gave a 71-year-old Henry Montgomery, who was convicted of killing East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hurt when he was 17, a chance to leave prison before he dies. […]


    Contemporary L.E. Handgun Selection
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 14:14 by Officer.com
    Cop-turned-pastor tackles suspect attacking CHP officer
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 13:05 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Salonga The Mercury News AMERICAN CANYON, Calif. — Pastor Joel Jones was traveling on Interstate 80 with his wife, AnnaLisa, when a startling sight unfolded in front of them: A pickup truck was pinballing down the freeway, causing crashes and spin-outs and terrifying other motorists as the driver coolly smoked a cigarette. At […]


    Wife sought revenge on cop husband by tipping off drug dealers
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    By Paula McMahon Sun Sentinel BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — A Broward County elementary school teacher who tried to get revenge against her husband by tipping off drug dealers that they were under investigation should spend the next eight years in federa… […]


    Off-duty cop dressed as Batman thwarts suspected shoplifter
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 12:44 by PoliceOne

    By Claire Z. Cardona The Dallas Morning News FORT WORTH, Texas — A few thousand miles from Gotham City, the Caped Crusader leapt into action Saturday. Fort Worth police Officer Damon Cole was dressed as Batman, doing community outreach at a Wal-Mart, when employees saw a man they said was shoplifting four movies. So they […]


    Florida Sheriff Creates Volunteer Jeep Search-and-Rescue Squad
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 12:02 by Officer.com

    Volunteers of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Jeep Unit help law enforcement agencies and fire rescue get to hard to reach places. […]


    Protecting Police K-9s From Deadly Drug
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 11:52 by Officer.com

    Fentanyl is a dangerous drug for law enforcement officers, but it is even more so to police dogs. […]


    Texas Police Officer Dressed as Batman Busts Man for Stealing
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 11:43 by Officer.com

    Texas police officer Damon Cole was participating in a child safety fair at a Walmart while dressed as Batman when duty called. […]


    Inmate who killed La. deputy as a teen now eligible for parole
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 10:36 by PoliceOne

    By R.J. Rico Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — A 71-year-old prisoner who was 17 when he killed a sheriff’s deputy learned Wednesday that he will get a chance at parole, 54 years after the killing and a year after winning his appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court. Calling Henry Montgomery a “model prisoner” who […]


    NYPD Focused on OD Good Samaritan Law
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 10:13 by Officer.com

    With drug overdoses increasing this year at a faster pace than 2016, the NYPD and other city officials on Wednesday kicked off a public service campaign designed to encourage people who are overdosing to call 911 without fear of being arrested. […]


    Oakland officials renew pledge to improve police department
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland city leaders renewed their pledges to straighten out the troubled police department after a court-appointed investigator concluded they mishandled a teenager’s allegations that she was sexually exploited by officers. Mayor Libby Schaaf agreed Wednesday with the investigator’s conclusions that she didn’t pay enough attention to the […]


    Four Fatally Shot Over 12-Hour Span in Chicago
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 09:45 by Officer.com

    Four people were killed and 14 others were wounded in Chicago shootings between Sunday and Monday morning, according to police. […]


    FBI: No ‘wider plot’ suspected in Mich. airport stabbing
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    By Jeff Karoub and Mike Householder Associated Press FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that’s now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials […]


    Georgia Deputy Rescues 2-Year-Old From Pool
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 09:36 by Officer.com

    An off-duty Forsyth County deputy wasn’t just doing his job Sunday when he rescued a 2-year-old girl from his subdivision swimming pool. […]


    When Rhetoric Provokes Extreme Action: Thoughts on Alexandria
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 08:39 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement must take particular heed, learn from what happened in Alexandria, and realize we are policing in extremely angry and polarized times. […]


    What does the new NIJ logo mean for body armor purchases?
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ATS Armor By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff How do you know what you’re getting when you buy body armor? The NIJ spells out performance requirements for ballistic armor and partners with labs nationwide to test armor products for complia… […]


    Watch your 6: How to defend yourself against an ambush attack
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ATS Armor By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff The attack on Dallas police in July 2016 and the shooting of three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a few days later are just two examples of how today’s law enforcement officers are too oft… […]


    4 things to know to choose the body armor you need
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by ATS Armor By Barry Reynolds for PoliceOne BrandFocus Over the past 30 years, ballistic-resistant body armor has saved the lives of more than 3,000 law enforcement officers, according to the National Institute of Justice. At one time consid… […]


    Time Reduced for Inmates Who Saved Deputy
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:07 by Officer.com

    Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats will reduce the sentences of the six inmates who helped save a corrections officer’s life after he collapsed last week. […]


    Seattle Body Cameras Stalled Over Contract
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    More than a month after a federal judge approved the Seattle Police Department’s long-awaited proposal to equip officers with body cameras, the timing for the rollout remains clouded amid tense labor negotiations. […]


    How to protect your digital video evidence from a cyberattack
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large There is no question the cyber threat is real for state, local and federal law enforcement agencies. According to a report by the University of San Diego, in addition to “hackers” looking to pr… […]


    Q&A: IACP on how police can best tackle the challenges of managing digital video evidence
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large By PoliceOne Staff The proliferation of body-worn cameras (BWCs) has created a vast volume of digital evidence to be stored, managed and secured. Police agencies must retain for many months (or even years)… […]


    7 factors in choosing a video editing and redaction solution
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim Dees The cost of video archiving was the first unforeseen speed bump in the widespread deployment of police body-worn cameras (BWCs). The challenge of video analysis and redaction is the second. Police agencies looking to demonstrate transp… […]


    How to ensure proper chain of custody with digital video evidence
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large Digital evidence, while unique and distinct, is not unlike other items of evidence when it comes to use in court. The evidence must be preserved by the agency. With digital evidence this can entail keeping and maintaining memory cards, portable USB drives and other storage devices. This includes […]


    Digital evidence in the video age: Vendors’ views on the big issues
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim Dees By PoliceOne Staff With the explosion of the use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement, police agencies are contending with ballooning data storage and management costs and complexities. We connected with executives from several body camera vendors to discuss the solutions their products offer. Our virtual roundtable guests are Mike Turner, Vice […]


    Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted in Fatal Shooting
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 06:54 by Officer.com

    Former Milwaukee Police Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown was found not guilty Wednesday in the on-duty fatal shooting of Sylville Smith that set off two days of violent unrest last year in parts of the Sherman Park neighborhood. […]


    Seven Fla. Corrections Officers Injured in Riot
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 06:44 by Officer.com

    Seven corrections officers and one inmate were injured Wednesday morning in what prison officials are calling a “major disturbance” at the Gulf Correctional Institution annex. […]


    Stabbing of Mich. Officer Investigated as Terror
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 06:37 by Officer.com

    FBI officials say that a man yelled “Allahu Akbar” before stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck Bishop International Airport Wednesday morning. […]


    LA police chief endorses ‘sanctuary state’ bill
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jazmine Ulloa Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck for the first time offered his full support for a bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from carrying out immigration laws, calling it an important proposal that protects the trust between his department and the neighborhoods […]


    Pa. court ruling on police videos to be short-lived
    Posted June 22nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A lawmaker says legislation expected to reach Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would nullify the effect of a day-old court ruling providing more public access to video from police dashboard cameras. Montgomery County Sen. Stewart Greenleaf said Wednesday he expects a final vote on his bill next week. It passed the […]


    Axon Gives ‘Accelerate’ Attendees Exclusive First Look at New RMS Solution
    Posted June 21st, 2017 @ 19:47 by POLICE Magazine

    At the second annual Axon Accelerate User Conference, Axon previewed Axon Records, an RMS (records management system) designed to put officers back on the streets by reducing time spent doing paperwork while also helping agencies solve, prosecute, and prevent crime. […]


    Video: Dash Cam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting Released
    Posted June 21st, 2017 @ 19:38 by POLICE Magazine

    A nine-minute police dash cam video was the centerpiece for both prosecutors and the defense team in the high-profile manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez in the death of Philando Castile, and on Tuesday that tape was released so members of the public can view it and make up their own minds. […]


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