September 23, 2017

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    After nurse arrest, Utah lawmakers to clarify blood draw law
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 19:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers say they’re working on a law to clarify when police can draw blood without a driver’s consent after a Salt Lake City police officer was caught on video dragging a nurse from a hospital and arresting her. West Valley City Republican Rep. Craig Hall said in a […]


    Suspended John Jay Professor Has Long History of Cop-Hating Tweets
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Suspended John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michael Isaacson’s tweet about teaching “future dead cops” was no isolated incident. […]


    New Policy Restricts Las Vegas Officers’ Use of Neck Restraints
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Las Vegas Metro Police announced today they are further limiting the use of a neck restraint that has proven deadly for it and other law enforcement agencies in the past. […]


    Video: Patrol Car Crushed by Stolen Bulldozer in Illinois
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A Kankakee, IL, police officer escaped injury but his patrol vehicle was crushed when a reportedly stolen bulldozer backed over it during a pursuit Aug. 24. […]


    Video: TX Officer Awarded Badge of Bravery for Stopping Active Shooter in Austin Hotel
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    An Austin police officer who helped stop a shooter at a downtown Austin hotel in 2015 is being honored with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Friday morning. […]


    Governor Thanks Florida First Responders with Free Fishing Licenses
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Starting Thursday, Florida’s law enforcement officers and first responders will be able to go saltwater and freshwater fishing without a license until June 30, 2018, Gov. Rick Scott announced. […]


    Non-Profits Raising Money to Buy Wounded Colorado Officer Off-Road Wheelchair
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    “We all believe that through prayer and advanced medical procedures, Dan will be able to walk on his own someday,” Adsit Strong said in a statement Thursday. “However, in the meantime, the inability to walk is inhibiting his ability to enjoy normal activities and hobbies … This amazing hero loves hunting, fishing, and enjoying the […]


    Illinois Officer Sues Agency Over Pregnancy Discrimination
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A Frankfort, IL, police officer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the police department refused to modify her duties when she became pregnant, wouldn’t provide a protective vest that covered her growing belly and then forced her to take unpaid leave months before she gave birth. […]


    Arizona Officers Come to Aid of Hurricane Evacuees
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Last weekend officers of the Avondale (AZ) Police Department came to the assistance of a Florida family that had evacuated west from Hurricane Irma and needed food, gas for their vehicle, and shelter. […]


    Off-Duty LAPD Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:02 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer killed in a motorcycle crash in Porter Ranch has been identified as a 34-year-old member of the department. […]


    ACLU Sues St. Louis Over Police Actions During Stockley Verdict Protests
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 16:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The ACLU has filed suit against the city of St. Louis for what it calls “unlawful and unconstitutional” actions by police during protests of the Stockley verdict. […]


    ACLU Sues St. Louis Police Department Over ‘Kettling’ and Other Tactics
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 15:42 by Officer.com

    The ACLU has filed suit against the city of St. Louis for “unlawful and unconstitutional” actions during protests of the Jason Stockley verdict. […]


    Leadership symposium will focus on common sense police officer safety
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 15:40 by PoliceOne

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas — On November 8-9, Below 100 will present a national symposium on Implementing a Culture of Common Sense Officer Safety, hosted by the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas at its facility in The Woodlands, Texas (Hou… […]


    Next-gen 911 matching grant rules open for comment
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 15:29 by PoliceOne

    By Colin Wood Statescoop The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) took a small step toward providing states and localities new funding for next generation upgrades to the national 911 call center infrastructure. A notice of proposed rulemaking was published Thursday for the 911 Grant Program — a $110 million federal matching grant program jointly run […]


    Teacher Hailed as Hero for Subduing School Shooter
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 15:15 by Officer.com

    A teacher who subdued a high school shooting suspect acted on her “strong Christian instincts,” the teacher’s mother said Thursday. […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Sunset in Santa Rosa
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Officer Jordon Tolliver of the Santa Rosa County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office snapped this incredible photo of one of the best times of day. Nice shot! 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! […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Should the cash-bail system be discontinued?
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_396S–><!–cke_bookmark_396E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In 2013, researchers from the Arnold Foundation studied 153,000 bookings into Kentucky jails over a two year period and found that the longer low-risk defendants were held in jail the more likely they were to engage in criminal […]


    2 reasons cops should not respond to non-violent mental health calls
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: Booker HodgesIn July 2016, former Dallas Police Chief David Brown said, “We’re asking cops to do too much in this country. We are. Every societal failure, we put it off on the cops to solve. Not enough mental health funding, let the… […]


    How to Add Drone Policy and Procedure to Your Department
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:32 by Officer.com

    Drones can be beneficial for your law enforcement agency. Keep usage professional and efficient by creating standard guidelines and a plan. […]


    Court rules against officers who sued over Seattle PD’s UOF policy
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEATTLE — A federal appeals court unanimously voted Tuesday to uphold the Seattle Police Department’s use-of-force policy. A group of nearly 125 officers filed suit claiming the policy violated their Second Amendment rights to use their service weapons for self-defense, the Hill reported. The policy, adopted in 2012 as a part of […]


    Wis. senator calls for investigation after student releases video portraying cop being beheaded
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MADISON, Wis. — A state senator is calling for an investigation and disciplinary action after a University of Wisconsin-Madison student released a video portraying a beheading of an officer dressed as a pig. Eneale Pickett released the video to promote his social justice clothing line, WISC reported. The video, combined with sounds […]


    Body camera captures officer’s rescue of suicidal man dangling from window
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 13:05 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TRENTON, N.J. — Body camera captured the harrowing moment an officer rescued a man dangling from a highrise window. Police were called to investigate a woman’s death earlier this week, ABC 6 reported. Investigators said the woman died of natural causes. Officer Freddy Jimenez heard her husband distraught, talking to himself in […]


    Video shows accident that led to fatal OIS of deaf man armed with metal pipe
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OKLAHOMA CITY — Surveillance footage released Wednesday shows the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a deaf, nonverbal man armed with a metal pipe. Video obtained by KOCO shows a green truck being hit from the side, tip… […]


    Video shows crash that led to fatal OIS of deaf man armed with metal pipe
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: Booker HodgesBy PoliceOne Staff OKLAHOMA CITY — Surveillance footage released Wednesday shows the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a deaf, nonverbal man armed with a metal pipe. Video obtained by KOCO shows a green truck being h… […]


    Atlanta Officers Hailed as Heroes for Rescuing People Trapped in Burning Car
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    When Atlanta police officers found a car engulfed in flames and two men trapped inside, they had no time to coordinate a plan. […]


    NYPD Rescues Man Aboard Oil Tanker
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 12:03 by Officer.com

    The aviation unit responded to a distress call from an oil tanker after a crew member was left unconscious following a fall from an upper deck. […]


    LAPD Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash Mourned
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 11:47 by Officer.com

    LAPD Traffic Investigator John Gasparyan was killed in a crash in Porter Ranch Thursday night. […]


    Masschusetts Police Officer Cycles for Fallen
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 10:17 by Officer.com

    Every year for the past three years Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos has set out on his bicycle and ridden 275 miles in four days from Boston to New York City, in the annual Tour De Force. […]


    FBI warns to watch those social media posts — or face the consequences
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:46 by PoliceOne

    By Elvia Malagon Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — It only took a few seconds for Jabari Dean to realize he had made a mistake. In a moment of anger in late 2015, the then-21-year-old threatened a mass shooting at the University of Chicago in the comment… […]


    Chicago police beef up training efforts
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:42 by PoliceOne

    By Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Beginning next year, every Chicago cop will undergo hours of training each year, the first regular training for many since graduating from the police academy as new recruits. The ambitious plan laid out … […]


    Cops: 8-year-old girl helps drive drunken man
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DARLINGTON, Pa. — Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man had an 8-year-old girl drive him around until someone saw the car moving recklessly and called 911. WPXI-TV reports the bizarre incident involving 24-year-old Kevin Cook happened on Sept. 3 in Darlington Township, Beaver County. That’s where township police say in a criminal complaint […]


    Texas asks court to allow its ban on ‘sanctuary cities’
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:36 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin McGill Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state’s law banning “sanctuary cities” take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia blocked much of the law Aug. 31 — the day before it was to take effect. On Friday, three judges […]


    British police charge 18-year-old over London subway bombing
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LONDON — British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week’s bomb attack on the London subway. The Metropolitan Police force said Ahmed Hassan will appear in court later, accused of planting the bomb at Parsons Green station a week ago. Hassan is accused […]


    Las Vegas Police further limit use of neck holds
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:23 by PoliceOne

    Las Vegas Sun LAS VEGAS — Metro Police announced Thursday they are further limiting the use of a neck restraint that has proven deadly for it and other law enforcement agencies in the past. In an updated use of force policy, Metro says, the later… […]


    Fla. deputy-involved shooting ends crime spree
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 09:11 by PoliceOne

    By Krista Torralva Orlando Sentinel OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A crime spree by two juveniles and an adult from South Florida came to a halt when an Osceola County deputy shot toward a car which officials said was barreling toward the deputy, the she… […]


    Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after Irma
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer Associated Press HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A 10th elderly patient has died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days, even though just across the street was a fully functioning and cooled hospital. Hollywood police said Thursday in […]


    Jeff Sessions warns gang members: ‘We will hunt you down’
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned gang members on Thursday that they will be hunted down and brought to justice so they can no longer terrorize communities. Sessions told law enforcement officials in Boston that they cannot allow violent street gangs such as MS-13 to turn cities […]


    Jeff Sessions warns gang members: ‘We will hunt you down’
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned gang members on Thursday that they will be hunted down and brought to justice so they can no longer terrorize communities. Sessions told law enforcement officials in Boston that they cannot allow violent street gangs such as MS-13 to turn cities […]


    Chicago Police Beef Up Training Requirements
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    The ambitious plan laid out by the Police Department on Thursday calls for the training to expand to 40 hours a year for every officer beginning in 2021, up from 16 hours next year. […]


    Chicago Police Beef Up Training Requirements
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    The ambitious plan laid out by the Police Department on Thursday calls for the training to expand to 40 hours a year for every officer beginning in 2021, up from 16 hours next year. […]


    Las Vegas Metro Police Further Limit Neck Holds
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    In an updated use of force policy the lateral vascular neck restraint is no longer categorized as a “low-level option” and is now classified as an “intermediate or deadly use of force.” […]


    Las Vegas Metro Police Further Limit Neck Holds
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    In an updated use of force policy the lateral vascular neck restraint is no longer categorized as a “low-level option” and is now classified as an “intermediate or deadly use of force.” […]


    Florida Deputy-Involved Shooting Ends Crime Spree
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:25 by Officer.com

    A crime spree by two juveniles and an adult from South Florida came to a halt when an Osceola County deputy shot toward a car which officials said was barreling toward the deputy. […]


    Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Missouri Police Officer
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Sean D. Steward pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and assault in the Aug. 20 fatal shooting of off-duty Lee’s Summit Police Officer Thomas Alvin Orr III. […]


    FBI Warns Public About Social Media Threats
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    The FBI, which has seen an increase in online threats across the country, has released a 30-second public service announcement in hopes it will deter others. […]


    No Charges for Ohio Officer in Fatal Shooting
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A Lucas County grand jury did not indict the Toledo police officer who fatally shot a West Toledo man earlier this month. […]


    FBI Investigating Allegations of Price-Fixing of Off-Duty Jobs by Seattle Police Officers
    Posted September 22nd, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    The FBI is investigating allegations that Seattle police officers may have engaged in intimidation and price- fixing while working off-duty jobs directing traffic at parking garages and construction sites. […]


    Video: Woman Admits to Shooting Virginia Trooper After Pursuit
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 17:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The trooper was hit in the arm. Daniels, 23, admits she is a convicted felon who was in possession of a firearm and was driving on a suspended license. She now faces a charge of attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer. […]


    Man Charged with Murder in Shooting of Off-Duty MO Officer
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 17:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Jackson County (MO) prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with second-degree murder in the Aug. 20 shooting death of Lee’s Summit police officer Thomas Alvin Orr III. […]


    Parole of Man Charged in 1984 Killing of LAPD Officer Overturned by CA Governor
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 17:51 by POLICE Magazine

    California’s governor has overturned a parole board’s recommendation to release a man convicted of masterminding a 1984 armed robbery that led to a shootout with police and killed a Los Angeles officer. […]


    How spectrometers can aid crime scene investigations
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    Author: Linda GilbertsonScience and technology play a major role in the current criminal justice system. From crime scene to investigation to trial, police departments use an array of technology-based scientific processes for evidence collection and ha… […]


    California Highway Patrol Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash While Driving to Work
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 15:19 by Officer.com

    CHP Officer James Branik died early Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a truck. […]


    Phoenix Police Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 15:10 by Officer.com

    A Phoenix police officer was saved by his ballistic vest after he was shot during an exchange of gunfire with a suspect Wednesday night. […]


    Suspect Arrested in Vehicular Assault on California Police Officers
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 15:10 by Officer.com

    A theft suspect has been arrested in a vehicle assault on two police officers Sunday night. […]


    Cops weigh in: How police agencies are handling policy and training in the video age
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole Zercoe From body-worn cameras to bystander recordings, there’s arguably nothing that’s having a bigger impact on law enforcement than the rise of video technologies. We asked our Facebook audience to weigh in on a series of questions related to how police departments are handling training and policy in a recorded world. Take a […]


    2 under-discussed issues with body-worn cameras
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: David Blake Over the last several years, law enforcement has experienced unprecedented critiques from the public, media and politicians. The criticism ranges from speculation about rampant excessive force to implicit bias, with body-worn cameras originally introduced as being the solution for all. While BWCs have not solved all perceived problems, they have helped mitigate […]


    To record or not to record: When should cops turn on their body cameras?
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. There is a consensus of opinion that prior to a police agency implementing a body-worn camera program, police executives must ensure a well-defined use policy is in place. Agreeing on the need for a policy is easy, but d… […]


    When should police departments release BWC footage to the public?
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole Zercoe As an increasing number of police departments adopt body-worn cameras, a thorny issue agencies are grappling with is the release of video footage to the public. As the technology has become more widespread, departments that previously criticized the cameras have come to understand and embrace the utility of the tech from an […]


    How video simulators are changing use-of-force training
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large Law enforcement trainers have been using video for decades. Trainers regularly stand before a room full of recruits or in-service trainees and show footage of officers engaged in deadly confrontations. We … […]


    How body camera footage can enhance officer training
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 13:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief In spite of the potential benefits of using body-worn camera footage to improve community interaction, increase officer safety and evaluate training, police departments are only minimally using the information available at their fingertips. The crux of the problem comes down to […]


    Calif. governor overturns parole in 1984 cop killing
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown overturned a parole board’s recommendation to release an inmate who was involved in a 1984 shootout that killed an LAPD officer. Hau Chan is serving a life sentence for murder after organizi… […]


    Police: Drunken driver tried to bribe trooper, spit on him
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 12:05 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ELKHART, Ind. — Police said a woman attempted to bribe a trooper then spit on him when he didn’t accept. A trooper pulled over Carrie Lynn Kooi, 41, Monday after receiving a complaint of an erratic driver, the Chicago Sun… […]


    Michigan Trooper Killed in Motorcycle Crash Mourned
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    Michigan State Police Trooper Timothy O’Neill died from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash near Rockford while on duty Wednesday. […]


    Louisiana Lieutenant Killed in Off-Duty Motorcycle Crash
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:57 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Slidell, LA, police officer died of injuries he suffered Wednesday evening in a motorcycle accident, the Slidell Police Department said Thursday morning. […]


    Man charged in shooting death of off-duty Mo. cop
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:55 by PoliceOne

    By Glenn E. Rice and Aaron Randle The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with second-degree murder in the Aug. 20 shooting death of Lee’s Summit police officer Thomas Alvin Orr III…. […]


    Phoenix Officer Wounded, Saved by Armor in Gunfight
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:54 by POLICE Magazine

    More gunfire was exchanged between the man and police, who ended up shooting the man. The man also shot one of the Phoenix officers, who was wounded but likely was saved by his protective vest. […]


    Arizona Police Criticized for Incident With Autistic Teen
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:49 by Officer.com

    The Buckeye Police Department determined that an officer, who attempted to handcuff and detain an autistic 14-year-old boy who he mistook for a drug user, used reasonable judgment and force. […]


    CHP officer killed in crash while on his way to work
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:45 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Gomez and Robert Salonga The Mercury News SAN MARTIN, Calif. — An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer remembered as a mentor to dozens of younger officers died early Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a truck on his way to work, authorities said. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as […]


    St. Louis to Equip Officers with Body Cameras
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:37 by POLICE Magazine

    All St. Louis police officers could be wearing body cameras within 90 days after a contentious and chaotic vote of the St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment on Wednesday. […]


    NYC Under Tight Security for UN General Assembly
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com

    New York City is under tight security as leaders from around the world convene for the United Nations General Assembly. […]


    Video: Israel’s Prime Minister Walks Streets of New York City, Thanks Police
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 11:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu was in New York City this week to speak at the United Nations, and while in town, he chatted with New Yorkers on the street and shook hands with NYPD officers. […]


    All St. Louis police officers to get body cameras
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Patrick St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — All St. Louis police officers could be wearing body cameras within 90 days after a contentious and chaotic vote of the St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment Wednesday. Normally staid a… […]


    Grand jury clears Ohio officer in fatal OIS of knife-wielding man
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 09:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio — A grand jury in Ohio has declined to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of a man during an apparent domestic dispute. The decision concerning Toledo police officer Jonathan Curtis was made Wednesday in Lucas County. The Blade reports county prosecutors say Curtis killed 55-year-old Shane Marsh on […]


    2 dead, including suspect, 1 wounded in Ala. shooting
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 09:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Police say two people are dead and a third person wounded in north Alabama after shootings that involved police. Huntsville police Lt. Stacy Bates says officers were responding to reports of a shooting on the city’s northwest side Wednesday night when they encountered a man with a gun. Bates tells […]


    Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over fatal OIS
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 09:16 by PoliceOne

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Chanting “No justice, no profits” and “Shut it down,” a crowd of a few hundred protesters blocked Brentwood Boulevard next to the Galleria mall late Wednesday afternoon in the latest action following last week’s acquittal of a white St. Louis police officer in the shooting death of a black […]


    Mass. court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug lab chemist
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — A petition submitted Wednesday to the state’s highest court seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab for eight years. The petition was filed with the Supreme Judicial Court […]


    Defense: Man accused of terror plot an ‘idiot,’ not fighter
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON — A man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller became consumed by Islamic State group propaganda because he was overweight, lonely and desperate for an escape from his bleak life, his defense attorney said Wednesday. Federal authorities say David Wright conspired with […]


    California Police Officer Stabbed in the Face; Suspect Dead
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 06:16 by Officer.com

    The Chula Vista police officer suffered four to five stab wounds, including a puncture under his left eye, a gash across his nose and on the back of his head and a slash on his arm. […]


    California Governor Reverses Decision to Release Cop-Killer
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    Gov. Jerry Brown overturned a parole board’s recommendation to release Hau Chan, who was found guilty of masterminding the armed robbery of a store that led to a shootout with police and left LAPD Officer Duane Johnson dead on Dec. 19, 1984. […]


    Wisconsin Deputy Choked by Homicide Suspect Inside Jail
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    A deputy was injured Monday night when an inmate choked her in an elevator at the Dane County Jail. […]


    Teacher’s Quick Response Saves Lives During School Shooting
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Officials praised the quick reaction of a high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student inside the Mattoon High School cafeteria after “numerous rounds” were fired Wednesday morning, injuring at least two students. […]


    Teacher’s Quick Response Saves Lives During School Shooting
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Officials praised the quick reaction of a high school teacher who subdued a gun-wielding student inside the Mattoon High School cafeteria after “numerous rounds” were fired Wednesday morning, injuring at least two students. […]


    Mississippi Deputy Shot With His Own Gun Resigns
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    A Harrison County deputy whose shooting led to a futile manhunt and no proof to back up his claim has resigned, Sheriff Troy Peterson confirmed Wednesday. […]


    St. Louis Police to Get Body Cameras
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    All St. Louis police officers could be wearing body cameras within 90 days after a contentious and chaotic vote of the St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment Wednesday. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Accused of Stealing From Suspect
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy who was suspended and arrested on theft charges Tuesday allegedly used stolen credit cards he took from a suspect to buy baby supplies. […]


    Oklahoma City Police Officer Fatally Shoots Deaf Man Holding Pipe
    Posted September 21st, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    An Oklahoma City police officer is on paid administrative leave after he shot and killed a deaf man holding a pipe Tuesday night. […]


    Mich. trooper dies in motorcycle crash
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 21:03 by PoliceOne

    By Ann Zaniewski Detroit Free Press KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Michigan State Police are mourning the loss of a trooper who died this morning in a motorcycle crash. Tpr. Timothy O’Neill, 28, was on patrol at 7:45 a.m. when the crash occurred near the intersection of Wolverine Boulevard NE and Belding Road NE in […]


    IN Inmate Escapes Handcuffs, Attempts to Strangle Deputy
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 20:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A 26-year-old inmate at Miami Correctional Facility in Indiana faces a charge of attempted murder after police say he escaped from handcuffs and tried to strangle a Decatur County deputy who was driving him from a court hearing. […]


    Video: St. Louis Officer Accused of Posting Meme Calling BLM ‘Domestic Terrorists’
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 20:11 by POLICE Magazine

    The St. Louis Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating one of their own because of a Facebook meme that calls Black Lives Matter protesters “domestic terrorists.” The meme also shows the wording “the Klan with a tan.” […]


    Video: CA Officer Stabbed, Suspect Killed
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 19:59 by POLICE Magazine

    A Chula Vista, CA, police officer who was stabbed in the face several times Tuesday night fatally shot his attacker in self-defense, police say. […]


    Sessions Says ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Undermine Law’s Moral Authority
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 19:35 by POLICE Magazine

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that “undermine the moral authority of the law.” […]


    Fentanyl Bust Was Largest In NYC History, Officials Say
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 19:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Two combined federal and local narcotics investigations in recent weeks netted the largest haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in New York City history, disrupting what officials said Monday were retail drug operations trafficking throughout the metropolitan area. […]


    St. Louis Mayor Decries Police Officers’ Chant to Protesters
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 19:20 by POLICE Magazine

    St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says it wasn’t acceptable for police to chant “Whose streets? Our streets!” on Sunday after clearing out protesters and onlookers in the city’s downtown. […]


    WI Inmate Accused of Trying to Strangle Deputy
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 18:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A career criminal already facing homicide and armed robbery charges is now accused of attempting to strangle a deputy at the Dane County Jail in Wisconsin. […]


    Charge Dropped for Army Corps Employee in SC Deputy’s Death
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 18:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Charges have been dropped against a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee in the death of a South Carolina sheriff’s deputy thrown from a boat during a training accident. […]


    Michigan Trooper Killed in Motorcycle Crash
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 17:11 by POLICE Magazine

    O’Neill was on patrol on his department motorcycle at approximately 7:45 a.m. this morning when he was involved in a crash in Plainfield Township. No one else was injured, and the crash remains under investigation. […]


    Michigan State Police Trooper Dies in Motorcycle Crash
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 15:30 by Officer.com

    Michigan Trooper Timothy O’Neill succumbed to injuries following an on-duty motorcycle crash. […]


    Retired NFL Star Training to Become FBI Agent
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 15:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Tillman earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette before the Bears drafted him in the second round in 2003. […]


    When the Worst Happens
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 13:43 by Officer.com

    Small and medium sized departments prepare for active shooter events through new policies, procedures and partnerships. […]


    First responders reunite with baby they helped deliver during Irma
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — A group of first responders who delivered a baby during the chaos of Hurricane Irma recently reunited with the baby and her family. CNN reported that baby April was already on her way when a dispatcher pic… […]


    Video shows officer detain autistic teen
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BUCKEYE, Ariz. — Police released body camera footage of a confrontation between an officer and an autistic teenager. Officer Grossman, a state-certified trainer in drug use recognition, observed Connor alone in a park on July 19, a news release obtained by CBS 5 said. He said he saw Connor move his hand […]


    Inmate escapes cuffs, attempts to strangle Ind. CO in transport car
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BUNKER HILL, Ind. — Officials say an inmate attempted to strangle a deputy during transport back to the prison. Joshua Stam, 26, was being transported back to prison after a court appearance on Aug. 30 when he escaped from his … […]


    Responding to the opioid crisis: An overview of strategies and resources for law enforcement
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Smiths Detection By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff No longer limited to a few states, the opioid crisis is a nationwide event affecting communities across the country, driving criminal activity and endangering officers as well as citizens. Law… […]


    Calif. officer stabbed, suspect killed
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHULA VISTA, Calif. — An officer is recovering after he was stabbed multiple times while responding to a fight between neighbors. Police were called Tuesday night by a man who said he was hit by a piece of concrete that his nei… […]


    Slain Border Agent’s Family Continues to Wait for Answers
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 12:37 by Officer.com

    Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in December 2010, near the U.S., Mexico border in Arizona. After years of asking President Obama’s administration for answers, the family now waits for President Trump to fulfill his promise. […]


    New Jersey Officer Rescues Man Dangling From High-Rise Window
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 12:14 by Officer.com

    A Trenton police officer saved a distraught man from falling to his death from an eighth floor apartment Sunday morning. […]


    Officers Help Stranger Knot His Tie for Job Interview
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    When a job-seeker didn’t know how to tie his own tie, two St. Louis police officers stepped in to assist. […]


    Why we need to humanize law enforcement (and how to do it)
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By Rich Emberlin, P1 Contributor I joined the Dallas Police Department in 1987 long before the term “community policing” was invented. As rookie luck would have it, I was assigned to the West Dallas projects, one of the most violent, crime-… […]


    Judge won’t overturn conviction in 2005 slaying of RI police officer
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 10:14 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge says he won’t overturn the 2006 murder conviction of a man found guilty of killing a Rhode Island police officer with the cop’s service weapon at police headquarters. The Providence Journal reports that U.S. District Court Judge John McConnell Jr. dismissed the lawsuit on Monday filed by […]


    Diamond on the highway: Officer comes to driver’s rescue
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PARAMUS, N.J. — A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire. Police in Paramus said Kimberly Garcia realized when she got home on Sunday that she had lost her ring after pulling over to […]


    Colo. cops search for poop-and-run jogger
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police in Colorado are looking for a jogger they say is repeatedly interrupting her runs to defecate in public in one neighborhood. Cathy Budde says she was first alerted to the woman she’s dubbed “The Mad Pooper” by her children, who caught the jogger in the act weeks ago. […]


    Officials: Fentanyl bust largest in NYC history
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 09:23 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — Two combined federal and local narcotics investigations in recent weeks netted the largest haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in New York City history, disrupting what officials said Monday wer… […]


    Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 09:11 by PoliceOne

    By Christopher Sherman, Peter Orsi and Mark Stevenson Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. Adding poignancy and a touch […]


    Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law’s moral authority
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steven Dubois Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that “undermine the moral authority of the law.” He made the comments a day after the Trump administration appealed a judge’s ruling blocking its efforts to […]


    Iowa Supreme Court to hear woman’s $75 speeding ticket case
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By David Pitt Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa woman who says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn’t speeding has accomplished the unusual feat of getting the state Supreme Court to consider her $75 small-claims case. For Marla Leaf, 67, it’s not about money, but about constitutional […]


    Virginia State Police Trooper Shot; Suspect in Custody
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:59 by Officer.com

    Trooper C.A. Putnam was wounded by a female suspect following a pursuit Tuesday night. […]


    Sacramento Deputy: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy David McEntire framed the fatal shooting as the only option in his effort to defend himself against a violent, mentally troubled assailant. […]


    Kenneka Jenkins Case Highlights Mistrust of Police
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    In the wake of well-publicized shootings of unarmed black men two years ago, only 52 percent of Americans expressed great confidence in the police, according to the Gallup polling organization — a record-tying low. […]


    Virginia State Police Launches Abbreviated Academy Program
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    An acute shortage of Virginia State Police troopers has prompted it to initiate an abbreviated academy program for existing law enforcement officers. […]


    Colorado Police Officer Seriously Injured After Being Bit by K-9
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    A Fountain police officer, who was responding to a vehicle theft call, crossed paths with a Colorado Spring police dog and was bit in the left forearm. […]


    Missouri Trooper Sentenced in 2014 Handcuffed Drowning
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    Trooper Anthony Piercy received a suspended execution of sentence of 180 days with two years supervised probation, community service and 10 days in jail. […]


    California Deputy Whose Gun Was Stolen Out of a Job
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy who left his service pistol unsecured in a parked car over the weekend, allowing a thief to break in and take it, is no longer employed by the department. […]


    California Deputy Whose Gun Was Stolen Out of a Job
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy who left his service pistol unsecured in a parked car over the weekend, allowing a thief to break in and take it, is no longer employed by the department. […]


    Feds Cracking Down on Use of ‘Sextortion’ to Force Kids to Send Nude Photos
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    “Sextortion” is a disturbing cybercrime, and the Justice Department has called it “by far” the most significant growing threat to children. […]


    Feds Cracking Down on Use of ‘Sextortion’ to Force Kids to Send Nude Photos
    Posted September 20th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    “Sextortion” is a disturbing cybercrime, and the Justice Department has called it “by far” the most significant growing threat to children. […]


    2 Officers Injured in Rioting at Georgia Tech, 3 Suspects Charged
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Two officers were injured and three people face charges after rioting broke out at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday. […]


    Court Rules Against Seattle Officers in Use-of-Force Policy Lawsuit
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday unanimously voted to uphold the Seattle Police Department’s policy that regulates the use of force by officers, dismissing the argument that it infringed on the cops’ Second Amendment rights. […]


    GA Tech Student Raising Funds for Campus Police After Monday Riot
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    A Georgia Tech student has launched an online fundraising effort to aid campus police officers affected by Monday night’s riots. […]


    Video: American Antifa Activist Faces 10 Years Over Attack on French Officers
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    The protesters are accused of smashing up and then setting fire to a police car while two officers were still inside during a march in Paris in May last year. […]


    Chief Says Minneapolis Police Body Camera Usage Up After Policy Change
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 15:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis police officers are using their body cameras more than they did before the department changed its policy following the fatal July officer-involved shooting of a woman who called 911, the city’s police chief said Monday. […]


    Protests Expected to Resume Tonight in St. Louis, Following Quiet Monday
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 15:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Demonstrators outside the jail late Monday criticized authorities for keeping some of those arrested in jail for nearly 24 hours after they were taken into custody. Police said more than 120 people were arrested during Sunday’s protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the killing of a suspect. […]


    Boots on The Ground, Eyes in The Sky
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:48 by Officer.com

    As threats change, technology provides top security and surveillance for large-scale events. […]


    Part-Time NY Police Station Targeted by Gunfire
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    The shatterproof windows of the new Syracuse police substation at Skiddy Park are covered with dents and cracks from gunshots. The number of bullet marks has multiplied to more than three dozen since the station opened in June. […]


    More Minneapolis Police Officers Using Body Cameras
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:40 by Officer.com

    A directive issued nearly two months ago ordering Minneapolis police to turn on their body cameras during most public encounters found that officers are recording thousands of hours of additional footage. […]


    Fentanyl Bust Largest in New York City History
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com

    In raids conducted between Aug. 1 and Sept. 5, investigators seized more than 140 pounds of pure fentanyl. […]


    NYPD Union Wants Special Unit for Calls Involving Emotionally Disturbed People
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:20 by Officer.com

    The Sergeants Benevolent Association is calling for a specialized unit to handle calls involving people who appear to be emotionally disturbed. […]


    Pennsylvania State Police Horse Named After Fallen Trooper
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:15 by Officer.com

    Pennsylvania State Police honored Trooper Michael P. Stewart III. who was killed in a vehicle crash this summer, by naming its newest mounted unit member after him. […]


    Pennsylvania State Police Horse Named After Fallen Trooper
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 14:15 by Officer.com

    Pennsylvania State Police honored Trooper Michael P. Stewart III. who was killed in a vehicle crash this summer, by naming its newest mounted unit member after him. […]


    How to conduct live fire shoot-house training
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Dan DanaherDoes your department or team utilize all aspects of firearms training to keep officers tactically and technically sound? You may go to the range to practice your skills, but many ranges are one dimensional and don’t allow for r… […]


    Man on Texas’ 10 Most Wanted list arrested in Los Angeles
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A man who was named one of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted fugitives and is suspected in a series of violent home invasions has been arrested in California. The Texas Department of Public Safety’s website said Tuesday that Christopher Ricardo Gonzalez was taken into custody in Los Angeles. The 18-year-old Gonzalez […]


    Mass. court: Roadside drunken driving tests not valid for pot
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that field sobriety tests typically used in drunken driving cases cannot be used as conclusive evidence that a motorist was operating under the influence of marijuana. The Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday said police officers could testify only to their observations about how a […]


    Two Police Officers Injured in Georgia Tech Riots
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:44 by Officer.com

    A vigil at Georgia Tech to remember a student gunned down by campus police turned violent Monday night. […]


    Body Cam Video Shows Officer Using Injection to Save Man From Overdose
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:27 by Officer.com

    This was the first time the DeKalb County Police Department used new equipment to reverse an overdose. […]


    Restaurant worker fired after leaving anti-police note on LEO’s receipt
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TORRANCE, Calif. — A pizzeria employee has been fired after handing a uniformed officer a receipt with an anti-police message printed on it. The officer went to pick up lunch Thursday from Pieology, The Daily Breeze reported. After paying, the cashier handed him a receipt that had “F*** the cops” printed on […]


    Texas officer dies from off-duty crash injuries
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — An officer has died from injuries he sustained in an off-duty crash 10 days ago. Officer Elias “Sonny” Martinez was escorting an oversized load on the freeway when a crash occurred, KTRK reported. He was attempting to avoid a collision when his motorcycle struck the back of one of the […]


    Cops: Man who didn’t want to drink alone breaks in with beer
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    Asscoiated Press STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. — Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man who didn’t want to drink alone forced his way into a woman’s home and sat down with two 12-packs of beer. Thirty-nine-year-old Sean Haller, of Stewartstown, faces charges including criminal trespass and remained in the York County jail on Monday. Southern Regional police say […]


    Dashcam Shows Mayor Driving Lawnmower at Night With an Open Container
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 11:56 by Officer.com

    It was a little late to be cutting the grass, but that didn’t stop Aynor Mayor John Gardner from driving his lawnmower down a South Carolina road. […]


    Adler Nominated to Head Bureau of Justice Assistance
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation and former president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), has been nominated by President Trump to head the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Department of Justice. […]


    Adler Appointed Bureau of Justice Assistance Director
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Jon Adler, president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation and former president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), has been appointed to head the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Department of Justice by President Trump. […]


    Adler to be Appointed Bureau of Justice Assistance Director
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:54 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump has announced he intends to appoint Jon Adler to head the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Department of Justice. […]


    Your Training Legacy Begins Today
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:39 by Officer.com

    If you are familiar with most any martial arts program there is a legacy program built within most dojos. The oldest, most experienced teachers are the ones who teach the youngest initiates. […]


    Force Decisions at the Top
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:18 by Officer.com

    A street officer knows his decisions, made in the blink of an eye in stressful circumstances will be thoroughly examined. What of police brass? […]


    Holding Space for Children
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:13 by Officer.com

    Officers interact with children in a number of ways. We stand by while their parent is taken into custody. We tell them a loved one has died. We assist in stabilizing them. Often, just being with a child in crisis, in grief is uncomfortable. But we can… […]


    Accepting Influence on the Job
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 10:07 by Officer.com

    Being able to accept influence from peers, subordinates, non-sworn personnel, and even non-police citizens is a crucial skill that enhances your effectiveness as police officers. For highly confident and competent cops, it can be difficult. Learning the […]


    The Not-So-New Epidemic: Meth Addiction
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:57 by Officer.com

    Amid the opioid epidemic, Meth is surging in the U.S. again and may not be getting the attention it deserves. […]


    Should You Invest in an Activity Tracker?
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:48 by Officer.com

    It’s estimated that 20% of Americans own an activity tracking device. Some of those are wrist worn; some of them are “pods;” some of them are just smart phones. If you don’t already have one, do you need one? […]


    Minneapolis chief: Body camera use up after policy change
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police officers are using their body cameras more than they did before the department changed its policy following the July shooting death of an Australian woman, the city’s police chief said Monday, but one City Council member says an internal audit shows use of the technology is inconsistent and some […]


    LEO released from hospital after violent clash with Georgia Tech protesters
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATLANTA — A Georgia Tech spokesman says a campus police officer taken to a hospital after a violent clash with demonstrators has been released. University spokesman Lance Wallace says the officer taken to Grady Memorial Hospital was one of two officers who suffered minor injuries in Monday night’s demonstration on the Atlanta campus. […]


    NY police station has been shot at dozens of times since June
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A police station in Syracuse has been hit by gunfire more than three dozen times since opening in June, but officials say no one has been injured. The Post-Standard reports that about 40 bullet marks dot the shatterproof windows at the Syracuse Police Department substation at Skiddy Park on the […]


    Officer.com Gets an Update – Cleaner and More Organized
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:01 by Officer.com

    The best site for police and law enforcement officers just got even better with a new organized look, simple feel and modern functionality […]


    Improve recruit success by bringing your field training into the digital age
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 09:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions By Barry Reynolds for PoliceOne BrandFocus One of the most important and vital tasks for any law enforcement agency is the training and field evaluation of new recruit officers. An efficient and effective field tr… […]


    Georgia Tech Patrol Car Set On Fire After Vigil Turns Violent
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 07:09 by Officer.com

    A police car was set afire as about 50 people marched to the Georgia Tech Police Department headquarters Monday night in protest of the fatal shooting of a student by an officer. […]


    St. Louis Police Officers Taking Back the Streets
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 07:05 by Officer.com

    On Sunday night, as police officers marched downtown, they were heard chanting a refrain most often heard at Ferguson protests: “Whose streets? Our streets.” […]


    Man in horror-film mask shoots 3 in Mississippi; 1 killed
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie “Friday the 13th” shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two. The Clarion-Ledger reports that 30-year-old Kendrick Hughes was shot dead at the Pine Ridge Apartments in Jackson on Sunday afternoon. Two others were injured. […]


    Cops: Ammo, manifesto seized in Wash. school shooting suspect home
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Nicholas K. Geranios Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — Guns, ammunition, a Molotov cocktail and a school yearbook with pictures of faces marked with X’s were seized by police from the home of a Washington state high school sophomore accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding three other students, according to court documents filed […]


    Use of ‘Kettling’ by St. Louis Police Questioned
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    St. Louis police used a technique called kettling on Sunday night to box in about 100 people at a busy downtown intersection and arrest them for failing to disperse. […]


    Justice Department Halts Review of Milwaukee Police
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    A federal review of the Milwaukee Police Department has been halted with the retooling of a program once focused on improving trust between police and communities. […]


    Former Texas Trooper Says He Feared for His Safety
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Brian Encinia claimed in newly released interview recordings that he feared for his safety but could not explain why he broke with procedure during Sandra Bland’s arrest. […]


    Protests resume after 120 arrests in St. Louis unrest
    Posted September 19th, 2017 @ 00:36 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter and Summer Ballentine Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars. Police said that more than 120 people were arrested during Sunday’s protests. Demonstrators outside the jail criticized authorities for […]


    Video: More than 80 Protesters Arrested in St. Louis; Officers Assaulted with Chemicals, Rocks
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 21:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Arrests came after police officers were assaulted by protesters in St. Louis and “a concentrated area” was hit with vandalism including broken windows, broken sidewalk flower pots and overturned trash cans. […]


    Attempted Sheriff’s Car Thief Nabbed Twice by Same WA K-9
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 21:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A would-be car thief who allegedly tried to steal a Thurston County (WA) Sheriff’s Office patrol car was stopped by a sheriff’s K-9 that was still in the car Saturday. […]


    MN Police Officer Hospitalized After Extricating Barricaded Suspect
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 21:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Duluth police officer was hospitalized Saturday and underwent surgery after injuring his arm trying to extricate a suspect who was barricaded in a home in West Duluth, MN. […]


    WI Law Enforcement Memorial Vandalized
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 21:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The law enforcement memorial monument outside the Capitol in Madison, WI, was vandalized during the night Friday night, with writing spelling out “#Justice4AnthonySmith.” […]


    DOJ Halts Ongoing Review of Milwaukee Police Department
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 20:54 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal review of the Milwaukee Police Department has been halted with the retooling of a program once focused on improving trust between police and communities. The program’s focus has been shifted to providing training. […]


    TX Motor Officer Dies of Injuries from Escort Crash
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 20:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Metropolitan Transit Authority Officer Elias “Sonny” Martinez succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash one week earlier while escorting permitted loads on Gulf Freeway in League City, TX. […]


    Man Charged With Attempted Murder for Stabbing NY Officer
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 20:22 by POLICE Magazine

    When Officer Amber Grosch, age 26, opened a door, she found the suspect, 47-year-old Leon Roach, with a knife. Investigators say Roach came at Officer Grosch with the knife, stabbing her in the chest. […]


    D.A. Asks to Stop Release of CA Cop Killer Suspect Report
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 19:50 by POLICE Magazine

    The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office requested the L.A. Board of Supervisors continue to keep secret a report that details how closely probation officers supervised a gang member charged with the murder of a Whittier, CA, police officer. […]


    Video: 2 OK Officers Shot Serving Search Warrant
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Chickasha, OK, police officers were shot while serving a search warrant at a home Sunday afternoon, and one officer was flown to the hospital. […]


    Video: 2 OK Officers Shot Serving Search Warrant
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Chickasha, OK, police officers were shot while serving a search warrant at a home Sunday afternoon, and one officer was flown to the hospital. […]


    N-Vision Optics donates ATLAS thermal binocular to Texas first responders in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 17:56 by Officer.com

    N-Vision Optics is supporting order and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey by donating its newest ATLAS thermal binocular to the Victoria County Sheriff’s Department. […]


    Chicago Marks 500 Homicides During Violent Weekend
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 17:19 by Officer.com

    More than 30 people were wounded by gunfire over the weekend, and another 11 were fatally shot as the city marked 500 homicides […]


    Police aviation units: 11 things to address in your emergency response plan
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:41 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)TechBeat Magazine Law enforcement aviation units with manned fixed-wing planes and helicopters can perform a variety of support tasks such as criminal search, crime scene photog… […]


    4 things police leaders should be doing to stop police suicide
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.We often use the “W” word to describe police life – the war on the streets or the war on cops – but the war comparison lacks equivalence to American servicemen and women, as our wars are never … […]


    Police health and wellness: 5 myths we must bust
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfePolice suicide, job burnout, divorce, PTSD and alcoholism are just a few of the negative outcomes of our profession we are warned about before becoming cops. Yet despite these warnings, such problems still plague members of our profe… […]


    Video shows suicidal man stab cop 7 times during rescue attempt
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Five years ago, Officer Dane Norem was on patrol when he came across Javier Hernandez straddling the top of a fence on an overpass. Norem wrapped Hernandez’s leg in a bear hug and li… […]


    Colo. HS football coach resigns after drug sweep of school’s parking lot
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A high school football coach has resigned after a drug sweep of the school’s parking lot. According to an Aug. 24 incident report obtained by The Denver Channel, Mark Robinson d… […]


    Colo. HS football coach resigns after drug sweep of school’s parking lot
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 14:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A high school football coach has resigned after a drug sweep of the school’s parking lot. According to an Aug. 24 incident report obtained by The Denver Channel, Mark Robinson d… […]


    Strip club raises over $2K for wounded deputies with topless carwash
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:48 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff MARYSVILLE, Calif. — A local strip club has raised over $2,000 for two deputies who were wounded in a shooting on a Rastafarian church’s marijuana farm last month. On Saturday, the City Limits Showgirls… […]


    Strip club raises over $2K for wounded deputies with topless carwash
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:48 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff MARYSVILLE, Calif. — A local strip club has raised over $2,000 for two deputies who were wounded in a shooting on a Rastafarian church’s marijuana farm last month. On Saturday, the City Limits Showgirls… […]


    Police parody Stephen King’s ‘It’ in viral photo
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:17 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Mcgough The Sacramento Bee LINCOLN, Calif. — Playfully calling out two other departments in the process, the Lincoln Police Department got a lot of laughs, likes and social media shares after posting a photo parodying Stephen King’s “It.” The photo shows four officers (not identified in the post), with one following a line […]


    Flint attempts to recruit officers with pay less than janitors, telemarketers
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FLINT, Mich. — One of the most violent cities in America is paying police recruits less than janitors and telemarketers. Flint’s starting hourly wage for the first six months is $11.25 an hour, or nearly $23,400 annually… […]


    Wis. LE memorial vandalized with spray paint
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MADISON, Wis. — Capitol police are investigating an act of vandalism on a law enforcement memorial. Officials told WKOW they believe someone sprayed “Justice4AnthonySmith” on the law enforcement memorial sometime on Friday night. They believe the reference is to the case of former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley, who was acquitted […]


    Suspect shoots at Texas deputies attempting to put out fire at his home
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BOWIE COUNTY, Texas — Multiple officers were injured while responding to a house fire over the weekend. Deputies Eric McMillian and Westin Fannin responded to a house fire call with the DeKalb Volunteer Fire Department Sunday, KSLA reported. When they arrived on the scene, homeowner Bryan Lee Batchelor came out of his […]


    St. Louis Police Make 80 Arrests After Third Night of Violent Riots
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 12:08 by Officer.com

    St. Louis police made more than 80 arrests Sunday night during the third night of violence following the acquittal of a former officer. […]


    DOJ Won’t Prosecute Former St. Louis Officer
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice concluded a year ago that there was insufficient evidence to pursue a separate federal civil rights prosecution of St. Louis police Officer Jason Stockley. […]


    Two Oklahoma Officers Shot
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 11:55 by Officer.com

    Two Chickasha police officers were shot Sunday afternoon while serving a warrant, and the man who shot them was arrested. […]


    Charlotte Chief Backs Officers
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 11:50 by Officer.com

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said that he would have made the same decision to shoot as officers on the scene despite no bullets found in a gun carried by the suspect. […]


    Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Vandalized
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 11:45 by Officer.com

    Authorities are investigating after the law enforcement memorial at the Wisconsin State Capitol was vandalized over the weekend. […]


    London Raises Its Threat Level Up to Critical
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 11:17 by Officer.com

    An Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack that rocked London on Friday — the fifth this year — and U.K. officials raised the terror threat to critical, meaning another attack is expected. […]


    Wash. K-9 helps deputy arrest would-be car thief
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    By Candice Ruud The News Tribune THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. — A K-9 officer from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is getting some extra praise after he helped his handler nab a suspect who had been trying to steal vehicles in a Lacey parking lot Friday night. According to the sheriff’s office Facebook page, K9 Jaxx […]


    Police arrest more than 80 amid violent St. Louis protests
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 09:26 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter and Summer Ballentine Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Hundreds of riot police mobilized in downtown St. Louis overnight, arresting more than 80 people and seizing weapons amid reports of property damage and vandalism following another day of peaceful protests over a former police officer’s acquittal in the killing of a black man. […]


    2 Okla. officers shot; suspect arrested
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 09:16 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Dinger Staff The Oklahoman CHICKASHA, Okla. — Two police officers were shot Sunday afternoon while serving a warrant, and the man who shot them was arrested. Authorities did not immediately release the names of those involved. About 3 p.m., the officers were serving a warrant at a home in Chickasha when they were […]


    Police: Wis. man caused home blast to mask wife killing
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime. Authorities arrested 59-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison Saturday night. He is jailed on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson and recklessly endangering safety. Pirus is accused of […]


    Shots fired after Ohio man chases daughter in clown mask
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An Ohio man has been charged after chasing his 6-year-old daughter around a neighborhood while wearing a clown mask and another man is charged for firing a gun. Police say the girl first jumped into a stranger’s car and then ran into a stranger’s apartment while screaming that a clown […]


    ‘Police Owned Tonight’
    Posted September 18th, 2017 @ 06:13 by Officer.com

    St. Louis police made more than 80 arrests downtown Sunday night during the third night of violence following the acquittal of a former officer. […]


    John Jay College suspends professor over ‘dead cops’ tweet
    Posted September 17th, 2017 @ 23:57 by PoliceOne

    By Matthew Chayes Newsday NEW YORK — A professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice who tweeted that “it’s a privilege to teach future dead cops” has been suspended amid an uproar, according to a school spokeswoman. Mic… […]


    Warren Buffett’s son becomes interim sheriff in Illinois
    Posted September 17th, 2017 @ 15:03 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DECATUR, Ill. — A son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett was sworn in Friday as interim sheriff of Macon County in central Illinois. Dozens of friends and family were in attendance when Howard Buffett was sworn in by Macon County Circuit Judge A.G. Webber. He will begin full-time duties immediately and continue until […]


    UK lowers official terrorist threat level after 2nd arrest
    Posted September 17th, 2017 @ 14:57 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Katz Associated Press LONDON — British police made progress Sunday in their investigation of the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London subway, leading counter-terrorism officials to lower the country’s threat level because a fresh attack no longer was judged to be imminent. Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced the downgraded terror threat […]


    Protesters smash windows in 2nd violent night near St. Louis
    Posted September 17th, 2017 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter and Summer Ballentine Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows at dozens of businesses and throwing […]


    Protesters smash windows in 2nd violent night near St. Louis
    Posted September 17th, 2017 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter and Summer Ballentine Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows at dozens of businesses and throwing […]


    Calif. ‘sanctuary state’ bill closer to approval
    Posted September 16th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan J. Cooper Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Democrats approved a “sanctuary state” bill Saturday that would limit how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents. The bill is intended to bolster immigrant protections in the state that are already among the toughest in the nation. It will now be […]


    UK police make ‘significant’ arrest in London subway blast
    Posted September 16th, 2017 @ 13:30 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Katz Associated Press LONDON — British police made a “significant” arrest Saturday in the manhunt for suspects a day after the London subway was hit by a partially-exploded bomb and launched a heavily armed search of a home southwest of London. The fast-moving inquiry into the subway blast that wounded 29 people has […]


    St. Louis braces for more protests after 10 cops injured
    Posted September 16th, 2017 @ 13:14 by PoliceOne

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — About 1,000 protesters surrounded the home of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in the Central West End late Friday, breaking at least two windows and throwing red paint at the brick house before some 200 police in riot gear moved in to break it up. There was no indication […]


    London Tube Bomb Blast Injures 29, UK Officials Raise Terror Threat to Critical
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 19:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that rocked London Friday — the fifth this year — and UK officials raised the terror threat to critical, meaning they expect another attack. […]


    Shaquille O’Neal Surprises GA Police After Irma
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:46 by POLICE Magazine

    After days of responding to emergency calls due to Tropical Storm Irma, Lawrenceville, GA, police officers got a welcome surprise: Shaquille O’Neal at their headquarters. […]


    Viral ‘hot cops’ photo removed amid complaint against officer
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Florida police department has removed a widely-shared Facebook photo of three officers who had been praised for their good looks amid an investigation into a complaint against one of the men. Gainesville police say in a statement that several people have brought information to the department’s attention regarding a […]


    Man Who Killed Texas Police Officer Had ‘RIP COPS’ Tattoo
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:27 by POLICE Magazine

    An autopsy shows a man who killed one San Antonio police officer and wounded another had opiates in his body and a tattoo of a tombstone on his wrist reading “RIP COPS.” […]


    Greeley PD Protects, Serves and Partners
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:25 by Officer.com

    How a Colorado SWAT team trains with local EMS to prepare for the unknown. […]


    Quiet Warrior: How a detective’s mentorship changed a young boy’s life
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by 5.11 Tactical By Cole Zercoe for PoliceOne BrandFocus A few years ago in Roanoke, Virginia, a fourth grade teacher kicked off a discussion about police officers and their role in society by posing a question to the class. “What do … […]


    Protesters Take to St. Louis Streets After Stockley Not-Guilty Verdict
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 18:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Hundreds of protesters marched through city streets. Immediately following the verdict, some protesters shouted, “If we can’t get no justice y’all can’t get no peace!” and burned a St. Louis Cardinals sweatshirt. […]


    Judge: Sessions can’t deny grant money for sanctuary cities
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 17:56 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump […]


    TX Chief Slams the Washington Post for Errors in Hurricane Coverage
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, the Aransas Pass (TX) Police Department went all in on the Washington Post following a recent article about the city recovering from Harvey. […]


    TX Chief Slams the Washington Post for Errors in Hurricane Coverage
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, the Aransas Pass (TX) Police Department went all in on the Washington Post following a recent article about the city recovering from Harvey. […]


    NYPD Union Wants Professor Fired Over “Dead Cops” Tweet
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Professor Michael Isaacson, a self-proclaimed member of the Antifa movement who works in the economics department at the CUNY Manhattan college, tweeted from the account @VulgarEconomics: “Some of ya’ll might think it sucks being an anti-fascist teaching at John Jay College but I think it’s a privilege to teach future dead cops” on Aug. 23. […]


    WA Sheriff Slams Media for Making School Shooters Famous
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich held a press conference Thursday afternoon to update people on the investigation into the fatal shooting at Freeman High School in Rockford, WA, and spoke briefly about how he believes the media are partially to blame for school shootings. […]


    Video: NYPD Releases First Body Cam Footage of Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The NYPD on Thursday released its first-ever bodycam footage of a police-involved shooting — and it includes an officer warning the man “You are seconds away from getting shot” just before killing him. […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Good boy
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Sergeant Greg Bock and K-9 Chase of Goochland County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office pose after a briefing session with local citizens. Chase is a three-year-old Belgian Malinois and is trained in drug and explosive detection, as… […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: How to ‘harden the target’ against ambush attacks
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_394S–><!–cke_bookmark_394E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Ambush attacks on police officers are undeniably on the rise in the United States. In 2016 alone, at least 20 officers were fatally shot in ambush attacks. In this week’s podcast segment, Jim and Doug discuss some of […]


    How I hitchhiked into my first big drug bust
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouDuring my 33-year career I was involved in more drug busts than I can count, but my most memorable bust will always be my first. It was the winter of 1972, and I was a police science student in Madison, Wisconsin. I was missing my… […]


    Chick-fil-A provides Fla. first responders with free breakfast
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Chick-fil-A went above and beyond for a group of hungry dispatchers working long hours after an influx of Irma-related 911 calls. On Wednesday, the Coral Springs Human Resources manager went to purchase some Chick-fil-A for her dispatch center. The fast food restaurant put in the […]


    Photo: Shaq surprises Ga. police after Irma
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff GWINETT COUNTY, Ga. — After several days of responding to Hurricane Irma emergency calls, some Georgia officers received a large surprise. Shaquille O’Neal was filming a PSA on distracted driving with the Lawrenceville Police Department Wednesday when he stopped a group of officers to take a photo, the department […]


    Police: Man opened fire on Ariz. LEOs, stole big rig before fatal shootout
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff QUARTZSITE, Ariz. — A man who engaged in multiple shootouts with law enforcement was fatally shot after a pursuit. A trooper pulled over Marcos Ricardo Ruiz-Zazueta Wednesday for a suspended license plate,… […]


    Former Mo. cop found not guilty in 2011 fatal OIS
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff ST. LOUIS — A judge found former officer Jason Stockley not guilty of murder Friday in the death of a drug suspect in 2011. Stockley fatally shot Anthony Lamar Smith after a December 2011 pursuit, the Associated Press reported. Stockley testified during his bench trial that Smith was holding […]


    Protests after former Mo. cop found not guilty in 2011 fatal OIS
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Joel Currier and Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Former St. Louis police Officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty Friday of murdering a man while on duty. St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson&rsqu… […]


    Photo: Fla. men attempt to steal power pole
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Dan Scanlan The Florida Times-Union JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Call it a pipe dream gone bad. The tweeted image shows a long pipe precariously roped to the top of a Kia Sorento pulled over Wednesday morning on Wonderwood Drive and two shirtless men handcuffed and seated nearby on a curb. The Sheriff’s […]


    10 critical lessons from the Garland terror attack
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 11:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodOn May 3, 2015, a pair of terrorists launched the first ISIS-inspired attack on U.S. soil in the city of Garland, Texas. Arriving outside the Curtis Culwell Center, the site of a controversial “Draw the Prophet” contest, the terrorists sprung from their vehicle with rifles in hand and began shooting. Moments later, both […]


    Cop shares gunfight lessons from ISIS-inspired ‘Draw the Prophet’ terror attack
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 11:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodGarland, Texas, Police Officer Greg Stevens had just resumed his post at the west entrance to the Curtis Culwell Center when a car pulled to an abrupt stop in the driveway, parallel to the traffic cones that blocked public access to the parking lot and buildings behind him. From his position at the […]


    Former St. Louis Officer Found Not Guilty in Murder Trial Over On-Duty Shooting
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 11:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty Friday in a murder trial stemming from the shooting a man while on duty. […]


    For the 1st time, NYPD releases body cam video of fatal OIS
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 09:33 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — NYPD body camera videos released Thursday showed a deadly confrontation in which officers repeatedly tried to coax a Bronx man into dropping a knife, then shot him when he raised his other hand with what… […]


    Search underway for driver who struck Mo. trooper with car, fled traffic stop
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 09:27 by PoliceOne

    By Glenn E. Rice The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities continued their search for a motorist who struck a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Thursday morning during a traffic stop on Raytown Road, just south of Interstate 470. Th… […]


    Thousands pay tribute to fallen Minn. officer
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 09:17 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Duchschere Star Tribune PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Members of the public lined roads in Plymouth and Wayzata on Thursday to pay their respects and bid farewell to Wayzata Police Officer William Mathews, killed last week by a motorist who struck him while he was clearing debris from a highway. A lengthy procession was to […]


    Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 09:05 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless Associated Press LONDON — A homemade bomb exploded on a packed London subway train during rush hour on Friday, leaving 22 people injured, police and health officials said. None of the injured is thought to be seriously hurt. Police say the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year. […]


    Thousands Attend Fallen Minn. Officer’s Funeral
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 08:26 by Officer.com

    Nearly one week after a driver fatally hit a Twin Cities police officer along Highway 12, the man behind the badge was laid to rest. […]


    NYPD Officials Detail Release of Body Camera Footage
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com

    The NYPD held a news conference to release the department’s first body camera footage of an officer-involved shooting. […]


    Police Pull Alligator From Pool After Getting Stuck From Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 08:17 by Officer.com

    A Florida homeowner was surveying the damage left by Hurricane Irma when officials fished out an alligator that was sitting at the bottom of his swimming pool. […]


    Greeley PD Protects, Serves and Partners
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 08:00 by Officer.com

    How a Colorado SWAT team trains with local EMS to prepare for the unknown. […]


    Photo: Florida Men Try to Steal Power Pole
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    The photo shows a long pipe precariously roped to the top of a Kia Sorento pulled over Wednesday morning on Wonderwood Drive and two shirtless men handcuffed and seated nearby on a curb. […]


    Former S.C. Trooper Charged in Fatal Crash
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    A former South Carolina state trooper was charged with reckless homicide on Wednesday after the 81-year-old passenger in a car he ran into in July died. […]


    Missouri State Trooper Victim of Hit and Run
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:21 by Officer.com

    Authorities continued their search for a motorist who struck a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Thursday morning during a traffic stop on Raytown Road, […]


    Use Humor to Engage the Public
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:17 by Officer.com

    The language of laughter can be good PR for your department. […]


    London Subway Explosion Called Terrorism
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com
    Texas nursing home that kept residents in floodwaters raided
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Police have raided a Southeast Texas nursing home where police found elderly residents kept in floodwaters during Tropical Storm Harvey. KFDM-TV of Beaumont-Port Arthur reports Port Arthur police executed a search warrant Thursday at the Lake Arthur Place, where officers say 74 elderly residents were stranded in floodwaters on […]


    Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Deb Riechmann Associated Press WASHINGTON — A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government’s growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information. The government has vociferously defended its searches as critical to protecting the homeland. The Fourth […]


    Keep up With Technology Advancements
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com
    Environmental Groups Challenge Border Wall
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    A coalition of environmental groups on Thursday sued the Department of Homeland Security challenging the use of sweeping power under a federal law to ignore environmental laws in order to build walls, fences and roads on the border. […]


    Social Media Complicates Death Investigation
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 06:33 by Officer.com

    Kenneka Jenkins’ death became the focus of fevered online conjecture, with thousands of people using Facebook videos evidently taken at the hotel room party to spin theories about what happened […]


    Fallen Minnesota Police Officer Laid to Rest
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 06:26 by Officer.com

    Wayzata Police Officer William Mathews was killed last week by a motorist who struck him while he was clearing debris from a highway. […]


    For First Time, NYPD Releases Body Camera Video of Fatal Shooting
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 06:18 by Officer.com

    It was the first video release of a fatal police-involved shooting under the NYPD’s body camera program that kicked off this past April. […]


    Paws on The Ground: K9 News and Recognition
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 05:49 by Officer.com
    Boots on The Ground, Eyes in The Sky: Security and Surveillance for Large Events
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 04:46 by Officer.com

    As threats change, 21st century tech helps provide top security and surveillance for large-scale events. […]


    When the Worst Happens
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 04:33 by Officer.com

    Small and medium sized departments prepare for active shooter events through new policies, procedures and partnerships. […]


    How to Add Drone Policy and Procedure to Your Department
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 04:23 by Officer.com

    Drones can be beneficial for your law enforcement agency. Keep usage professional and efficient by creating standard guidelines and a plan. […]


    Ammo Engineered for Law Enforcement
    Posted September 15th, 2017 @ 03:57 by Officer.com
    Other Police Departments Challenge FL Officers’ Viral Selfie
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 21:46 by POLICE Magazine

    A selfie posted to the Facebook page of the Gainesville Police Department in Florida Sunday went viral after attracting flirtatious comments. Now other departments are posting their own selfies. […]


    Jacksonville Deputies Rescue Pets Affected by Irma
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 21:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The Jacksonville (FL) Police Department has been busy rescuing people affected by Hurricane Irma, as well as people’s pets. […]


    Man Shoots at CO Deputies Interviewing a Witness
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 21:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Pueblo County, CO, deputies arrested a Pueblo West man who they say fired shots at deputies and caused more than $10,000 in damage early Wednesday morning while officers interviewed a witness. […]


    Video: Georgia Officers Rescue American Flag Toppled by Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 21:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Lt. Greg Ernst and Capt. Ashley Brown of the Savannah-Chatham (GA) Metropolitan Police Department rescued an American flag that had fallen on Highway 80 on Sept. 11 after Hurricane Irma caused flooding. They returned to the area Wednesday to put the flag back. […]


    2 Florida Looters Arrested for Stealing Power Pole
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 20:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Two men were arrested Wednesday after an officer found a utility pole strapped to the top of a vehicle in Jacksonville, FL, days after Hurricane Irma spawned severe flooding in the city. […]


    Video: Maine Officer Stuck by Suspect’s Bloody Heroin Needle
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 20:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A traffic stop for a speeding ticket escalated quickly in Wiscasset, Maine, this weekend, and ended with assault charges and an officer in the hospital when the officer was stuck with a used heroin needle. […]


    Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Texas Deputy at Gas Station
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 20:31 by POLICE Magazine

    A man accused of fatally shooting a Texas sheriff’s deputy at a gas station pleaded guilty Wednesday to capital murder and accepted a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. […]


    Video: Undercover Detroit Officers Ambushed by Gunmen
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 20:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A manhunt is underway in Detroit after police say suspects opened fire on undercover officers conducting surveillance late Wednesday night. […]


    Book Excerpt: So You Want To Be A Cop
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 18:30 by PoliceOne

    Chapter 2: YOU’RE HIRED! NOW WHAT? Every law enforcement agency is different, but where I started the first week of my life as a police officer began with the initial rite of passage: Limbo Week. Actually, my first four months at the police depar… […]


    H&H Medical Announces Acquisition of Rights to SWAT-T Tourniquet
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 17:52 by Officer.com

    Addition of SWAT-T Tourniquet Expands H&H Medical Stop The Bleed Offerings […]


    Armor Express to Deliver Its AMP-1 TP VPAM-certified Ballistic Helmets to the U.S. Marshals Service
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 17:38 by Officer.com

    The U.S. Marshals Service has awarded the Armor Express Inc. a contract to outfit Officers in the Western District of Virginia with its latest helmet innovation, the Busch AMP-1 TP ballistic helmet certified to the VPAM standard. […]


    SuperLight H-Vis Shell
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 16:05 by Officer.com

    Blauer’s SuperLight Hi-Vis Shell features a double fly storm front, waterproof zippered pockets and side openings for equipment access, and a Napoleon pocket under the storm flap, you’ll stay protected and visible. […]


    Custodian Tackled, Disarmed School Shooter
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 15:55 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Caleb Sharpe brought a semi-automatic rifle and handgun to Freeman High School south of Spokane and opened fire. […]


    Custodian Tackled, Disarmed School Shooter
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 15:55 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Caleb Sharpe brought a semi-automatic rifle and handgun to Freeman High School south of Spokane and opened fire. […]


    Detroit Officers Sitting in Patrol Car Ambushed
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 15:25 by Officer.com

    Two Detroit police officers sitting in their marked patrol car looking for stolen vehicles were ambushed by gunmen Wednesday night. […]


    Detroit Officers Sitting in Patrol Car Ambushed
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 15:25 by Officer.com

    Two Detroit police officers sitting in their marked patrol car looking for stolen vehicles were ambushed by gunmen Wednesday night. […]


    How an off-duty deputy’s poolside joke turned into an undercover drug sting
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By Kristina Davis The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — Sarcasm can be a tricky thing. Just ask Andrew James Harris, who, according to court records, discovered the joke was on him when he ended up the subject of an undercover drug sting. It al… […]


    Suspect shoots at Colo. deputies interviewing a witness
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — A man is in police custody after allegedly firing several shots at officers and causing over $10,000 in damages. Police responded Wednesday to a 911 call of shots fired, KOAA reported. While the two respo… […]


    Maine officer stuck with bloody heroin needle
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WISCASSET, Maine — An officer was stuck with a used heroin needle while conducting a search of a woman’s purse. Police Chief Jeffrey Lange pulled over Jenen Sherman Sunday for speeding when he saw drug paraphernalia inside her car, NECN reported. He called an officer for backup, who conducted a search of […]


    RCMP officer killed while helping motorists
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MEMRAMCOOK, New Brunswick — A Mountie who stopped to help motorists with a flat tire was struck and killed Tuesday. Const. Francis Deschenes, 35, stopped to help the motorists change their tire when a utility van collided with his patrol car and the motorist’s SUV, Global News reported. Deschenes died at the […]


    Police: Man nabbed trying to rob just-burglarized restaurant
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:17 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COVINA, Calif. — Police say a man with a knife tried to rob a Southern California pizza restaurant just a few hours after burglars had already stolen from it. Covina police Lt. Trevor Gaumer tells the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that burglars broke into Pizza Chalet on Tuesday and made off with $1,500. […]


    Man who killed San Antonio officer, critically wounded another had anti-police tattoo
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:08 by PoliceOne

    By Emilie Eaton San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO — The man who shot two San Antonio police officers, killing one and critically wounding the other, had a tombstone tattooed on his left wrist that read “RIP COPS,” according to an autopsy released Wednesday by the Bexar County medical examiner’s office. The autopsy also found that […]


    Funeral Held for Cop Who Drowned in Flood
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    Throngs of mourners packed into the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in a standing room-only service Wednesday morning honoring Houston Police Sgt. Steve Perez, died in Hurricane Harvey. […]


    Funeral Held for Cop Who Drowned in Flood
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    Throngs of mourners packed into the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in a standing room-only service Wednesday morning honoring Houston Police Sgt. Steve Perez, died in Hurricane Harvey. […]


    Series 300 Boot
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 11:35 by Officer.com

    Propper International’s boots, the Berry Amendment and AR 670-1 compliant Series 300, are a rugged mil-spec pair that stands up to the rigors of active duty in the toughest conditions. […]


    Miami Officers Volunteer to Assist Police in Storm-Ravaged Key West
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 11:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Even though their own homes were damaged by Hurricane Irma, a group of Miami police officers are volunteering to bring aid and support to first responders in heavily damaged areas of the lower Keys, including the city of Key West. Read More Here. […]


    SWAT-T Tourniquet
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 11:08 by Officer.com
    San Antonio Cop-Killer Had Anti-Police Tattoo
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    The man who shot two San Antonio police officers, killing one and critically wounding the other, had a tombstone tattoo on his wrist that read “RIP COPS.” […]


    San Antonio Cop-Killer Had Anti-Police Tattoo
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    The man who shot two San Antonio police officers, killing one and critically wounding the other, had a tombstone tattoo on his wrist that read “RIP COPS.” […]


    Canadian Mountie Hit and Killed on Highway
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police Constable Francis Deschenes was struck and killed Tuesday night while helping a motorist change a flat tire. […]


    Canadian Mountie Hit and Killed on Highway
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police Constable Francis Deschenes was struck and killed Tuesday night while helping a motorist change a flat tire. […]


    UC Berkeley under tight security for conservative speaker
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    By Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — The University of California, Berkeley has ramped up security as it braces to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro Thursday night, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus. Authorities plan to seal off the campus’ central hub, Sproul Plaza, with a […]


    ‘It’s on’: Knoxville police challenge Gainesville police to a hunk-off for Irma recovery
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    By Chuck Campbell Knoxville News-Sentinel KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Yo, Gainesville: We have hunky cops too. The Gainesville Police Department inadvertently caused a stir with admirers earlier this week as some of the photographs the department posted on Facebook of officers dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma caught more than a little attention. (function(d, s, […]


    NYPD set to release video from fatal OIS of knife-wielding man
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 09:21 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — NYPD officials are preparing to release — perhaps as early as this week — the first body camera images of last week’s fatal police shooting of a man in the Bronx, officials said. Both p… […]


    Man pleads guilty to 2015 killing of Texas deputy at gas station
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 09:14 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — A man accused of fatally shooting a Texas sheriff’s deputy at a gas station pleaded guilty Wednesday to capital murder and accepted a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. The plea by Shannon Miles, of Houston, allowed him to avoid a possible death sentence […]


    Mourners remember Houston officer lost to Harvey’s floods
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 09:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A veteran Houston police officer who drowned in Harvey’s floodwaters was remembered Wednesday for his faith and his dedication to family and public service. Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner were among the hundreds of mourners who attended the service for Sgt. Steve Perez at […]


    Houston Police Officer Who Drowned During Flood Laid to Rest
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 08:25 by Officer.com

    A funeral service was held for fallen Houston Police Sgt. Steve Perez at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on September 13, 2017. […]


    Officers Face Dangers While Responding to Overdose Calls
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 08:20 by Officer.com

    Harford County Sheriff’s Cpl. Kevin Phillips thought he was going to die after he and two EMS providers responded to an overdose call in May and somehow came into contact with fentanyl. […]


    Officers Face Dangers While Responding to Overdose Calls
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 08:20 by Officer.com

    Harford County Sheriff’s Cpl. Kevin Phillips thought he was going to die after he and two EMS providers responded to an overdose call in May and somehow came into contact with fentanyl. […]


    Community Steps Up to Help Deputy Battling Kidney Disease
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    When people in Torrance County learned one of their beloved deputies was in a battle for his life, they quickly answered the call. […]


    NYPD Set to Release Body Camera Footage From Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:48 by Officer.com
    NYPD Set to Release Body Camera Footage From Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:48 by Officer.com

    NYPD officials are preparing to release the first body camera images of last week’s fatal police shooting of a man in the Bronx, officials said. […]


    Former Illinois Deputy Pleads Guilty to Lying
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    A former Lake County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty to criminal contempt of court charges Wednesday for lying under oath during a misdemeanor DUI hearing last year in Lake County Circuit Court. […]


    Former Illinois Deputy Pleads Guilty to Lying
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    A former Lake County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty to criminal contempt of court charges Wednesday for lying under oath during a misdemeanor DUI hearing last year in Lake County Circuit Court. […]


    Illinois Police Offer New Details of Death Probe
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:20 by Officer.com

    Rosemont officials released some new details late Wednesday about their investigation into the death of Kenneka Jenkins and said they will share hotel surveillance video with her mother. […]


    Illinois Police Offer New Details of Death Probe
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:20 by Officer.com

    Rosemont officials released some new details late Wednesday about their investigation into the death of Kenneka Jenkins and said they will share hotel surveillance video with her mother. […]


    Police find marijuana plants at Wyo. organic farm
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PINEDALE, Wyo. — Authorities say they have uncovered a marijuana growing operation at an organic farm in southwest Wyoming. The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office says state and local police searched the farm on Aug. 25 on a warrant after receiving information about marijuana being grown at the site. The office says officers confiscated […]


    Anti-gang troopers being sent to Long Island high schools
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A special unit of the state police is being assigned to 10 high schools on Long Island in an effort to stamp out gang violence, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. The 10 state troopers will work to educate school administrators and teachers about ways to recognize if a student is […]


    6 ways to improve your written communications
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Knight, Ph.D. P1 Contributor While formal memos and letters may be long gone, we’re communicating with the written word more than ever before via email, social media, text messages and more. The platforms may have changed, but certain un… […]


    7 steps to becoming an expert in your field of law enforcement
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Keith GravesAt some point in your career you will find a specialty you are good at and love doing. You may be a new traffic collision investigator, detective or a SWAT team member and are at the point where you are ready to become an expert in … […]


    The ‘SWAT nod’: How to tell other cops what your duty assignment is without saying a word
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeLike snowflakes, no two police officers are alike. Similarly, no two duty assignments are alike. SWAT cops and School Resource Officers are all cops, but they have vastly different training, responsibilitie… […]


    Knoxville Police Challenge Gainesville Police to a Hunk-Off for Hurricane Irma Recovery
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:54 by Officer.com

    The Knoxville Police Department has asked admirers to comment and make a small donation to any Hurricane Irma charity in the name of either the KPD or the Gainesville Police Department. […]


    Knoxville Police Challenge Gainesville Police to a Hunk-Off for Hurricane Irma Recovery
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:54 by Officer.com

    The Knoxville Police Department has asked admirers to comment and make a small donation to any Hurricane Irma charity in the name of either the KPD or the Gainesville Police Department. […]


    St. Paul Police: St. Catherine Security Guard Arrested, Shooting Self-Inflicted
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    Police say Brent Ahlers is charged with one count of falsely reporting a crime. […]


    Security Officer Admits to Shooting Himself
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    A security officer at St. Catherine University in St. Paul who told police that a suspect shot him Tuesday night admitted on Wednesday that he accidentally shot himself. […]


    Security Officer Admits to Shooting Himself
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    A security officer at St. Catherine University in St. Paul who told police that a suspect shot him Tuesday night admitted on Wednesday that he accidentally shot himself. […]


    Man Charged in Shooting of Oregon Trooper
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:30 by Officer.com

    Edward P. Dungan is accused of attempted aggravated murder and other charges after authorities say he shot Oregon State Police Trooper Gerald Elli Tuesday during a traffic stop. […]


    Texas Deputy’s Killer Accepts Plea Deal
    Posted September 14th, 2017 @ 06:22 by Officer.com

    Shannon Miles accepted a plea deal on Wednesday that will send him to prison for life without parole in the slaying of Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth. […]


    Off-Duty UT Officer Lends Aid to Pilot After Fiery Airplane Crash
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    When a single-engine aircraft crashed into a street in Roy, UT, Tuesday, an off-duty Ogden police officer was on scene to render aid to the pilot and to escort him to safety from the burning plane. […]


    Video: Miami Officers Volunteer to Assist Police in Storm-Ravaged Key West
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    In addition to the water deliveries, the Miami officers brought food and non-perishable items to their fellow responders in the lower Keys. They also lent the short-handed Key West officers a hand in keeping the peace. […]


    Video: Elderly Man Pushes Suspect Off Roof
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 16:18 by Officer.com

    An 83-year-old man pushed a suspected burglar off his roof in La Puente on Tuesday, capping an hours-long standoff with deputies. […]


    Baltimore Police Hiring Outpacing Losses
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 16:06 by Officer.com
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    Kansas City Police Disarm Antifa Groups
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 15:50 by Officer.com

    Kansas City police ordered armed antifa groups and others to remove ammunition from their weapons and from their possession at a rally Saturday morning in Washington Square Park. […]


    How to help Hurricane Irma first responders
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 15:23 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Calams, P1 Contributor Hurricane Harvey was called one of the costliest storms in U.S. history just weeks ago. Following quickly behind it, Hurricane Irma became one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. in years. Brian McNoldy, a hurricane researcher at the University of Miami, told the Associated Press that Hurricane […]


    1 Dead, Others Shot in Wash. School Shooting
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 15:23 by Officer.com

    One student was killed and up to four others were injured in a shooting Wednesday at Freeman High School, and the sole suspect was detained. […]


    Police respond to shooting reports at Wash. high school
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 14:15 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 1:46 p.m. (CST): ROCKFORD, Wash. — Fire officials in Washington state say people have been injured and taken to a hospital after a shooting at a high school. Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department says the threat “has been eliminated” at Freeman High School in Rockford, south of Spokane. He wouldn’t release how […]


    Officials: 1 dead, 3 injured in Wash. school shooting
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 14:15 by PoliceOne

    By Nicholas K. Geranios Associated Press ROCKFORD, Wash. — A shooter opened fire at a high school in a tiny town in Washington state Wednesday, killing one student, injuring three others and sending worried parents to the school in a frenzied rush, authorities said. Brian Schaeffer of the Spokane Fire Department told reporters that one […]


    Injured Sacramento Police K-9 Recovering
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:59 by Officer.com

    K-9 Reno suffered deep cuts while trying to take down a man who police say drove into the William J. Kinney Police Facility parking lot Monday night. […]


    How police departments are using 3D printing to solve crime
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    By John Hornick, P1 Contributor While 3D printing has a dark side, it is also being used to help law enforcement agencies recreate detailed models of crime scenes, car crashes, footprints and fingerprints, as well as making architectural models for pla… […]


    How criminals are using 3D printing
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    By John Hornick, P1 Contributor 3D printing has the potential to transform the world in several ways. It can: Simplify manufacturing; Shorten supply and distribution chains; Democratize production; Create and repatriate jobs; Customize products to our … […]


    Puerto Rico Police Agent Shot, Killed in Off-Duty Robbery Response
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The Puerto Rico Police Department reports that Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani was shot and killed Monday in an off-duty incident. […]


    Oregon Trooper Shot at Traffic Stop, Saved by Vest
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The trooper was shot in the vest after attempting to stop a stolen vehicle about 1:20 p.m., Shephard said. […]


    H&H Medical Acquires Right to Produce SWAT-T Tourniquets
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, has acquired the right to produce the SWAT-T elastic tourniquet from TEMS Solutions, LLC. The addition of this product will expand H&H Medical’s line of “Stop The Bleed” products available to military and civilian customers worldwide. […]


    Miami Police Ramp Up Patrol to Combat Post-Irma Looting
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Miami police ramped up patrols in city streets to crack down on looting after Hurricane Irma, working overtime to nab the thieves impeding on recovery efforts as residents attempt to return to normalcy after the deadly storm. […]


    Video: 6 Black Women Serving as Police Chiefs for Major NC Cities
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:17 by POLICE Magazine

    “This is a paradigm shift in policing,” Deck-Brown said. “This is what 21st century (policing) looks like. All we need is the opportunity. Some do it better than others, but we need the opportunity.” […]


    Persistent Systems awarded $8.9 million Radio Contract for U.S. Army WMD Teams
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 13:00 by Officer.com
    6 things cops should do before running for office
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 12:56 by PoliceOne

    Politics affects everything around us, and police officers often find themselves on the frontline of political decisions. However, there is no reason for law enforcement officers to remain on the sidelines of democracy, or to be lulled into thinking ru… […]


    NY cop who moonlights as lingerie, swimsuit model walks in 1st NY Fashion Week
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — An officer who captured the attention of the public after posting photos of her lingerie and swimsuit shoots on Instagram has walked in her first New York Fashion Week show. Samantha Sepulveda, a seven-year veteran o… […]


    NY deputy delivers own son in back seat of family car
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 12:47 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON, N.Y. — A sheriff’s deputy in western New York has delivered his own son in the back seat of the family vehicle after his wife went into labor while they were headed to a hospital. Eric and Kelly Szkatulkski were on their way to a Buffalo hospital from their home south of […]


    Fla. sheriff who said fugitives would be arrested at Irma shelters faces lawsuit
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is facing a lawsuit from a man who alleges he was denied access to a shelter unless he underwent a background check. Last week, Judd posted a series of tweets stating that every shelter would be checking IDs and sex offenders and predators […]


    Off-duty Puerto Rico officer fatally shot during armed robbery
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 12:40 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PUERTO RICO — A Puerto Rico police officer was fatally shot by armed robbers while he was off duty at a restaurant. Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani, 35, was eating when three armed suspects robbed four people in front of the buil… […]


    American Knife & Tool Institute and Senator Mike Crapo, R-ID, Announce the Introduction of the Freedom of Commerce Act
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 09:59 by Officer.com

    The legislation will repeal the Federal Switchblade Act of 1958, and allow consumers to purchase any automatic knife legal in their state. […]


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    4-inch Barrel EMP Adds Carry Contour & Grip Enhancements in a New Caliber […]


    Ohio couple: Thief stole 15-pound pet mini pig named Spam
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 09:27 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a reported break-in after a couple said someone entered their home and stole their 15-pound pet pig named Spam, jewelry, TVs, and a camera. The owners say they suspect the thief is planning to sell the miniature pig, which they say could be valued at as much […]


    Thompson submachine gun nets $90K for Ohio sheriff’s office at auction
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 09:23 by PoliceOne

    By Jon Baker The Times-Reporter NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — The bidding started at $40,000, and went sky high from there. The prize? A Thompson Model 1921 submachine gun that was purchased by the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office on May 13, 1934, and is no longer used. After several minutes of spirited bidding Monday evening at […]


    Baltimore plans to offer $2,500 a year property tax discount for police, firefighters
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 09:15 by PoliceOne

    By Ian Duncan The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s leaders plan to offer local police officers, firefighters and sheriff’s deputies a property tax break of $2,500 a year if they own a home in the city. Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Councilman Eric T. Costello introduced the legislation that would allow […]


    Ore. trooper saved by ballistic vest
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 09:06 by PoliceOne

    By Samantha Matsumoto The Oregonian CRESWELL, Ore. — An Oregon State Police trooper was shot during a traffic stop near Creswell, according to Oregon State Police officials. The trooper is expected to survive, and a person of interest is in custody, said police spokeswoman Sgt. Yvette Shephard. The trooper was shot in the vest at […]


    Department of Justice Won’t Charge Baltimore Officers Accused in Freddie Gray’s Death
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 08:34 by Officer.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice won’t bring charges against six Baltimore officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest and death. […]


    Sacramento K-9 Expected to Survive Wild Encounter With Suspect
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 08:27 by Officer.com

    Neighbors recounted the scene as a suspect tried to ram a police station gate and then a neighbor’s, nearly taking out a front wall. […]


    Deputy Sings And Dances With Scared Woman In Shelter During Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com

    Watch as this deputy dances with a woman taking shelter from the storm. Now, this is one way to shake away those jitters in the middle of Hurricane Irma. […]


    Submachine Gun Nets $90K for Ohio Sheriff
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:43 by Officer.com

    A Thompson Model 1921 submachine gun that was purchased by the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office on May 13, 1934 was sold for $90,000 at an auction Monday evening. […]


    Teen Indicted in Shooting of N.C. Police Officer
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:32 by Officer.com
    Man Shoots His Mother Dead in Hospital ICU
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:22 by Officer.com

    A 70-year-old intensive care patient was shot dead by her son at a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center intensive care unit on Tuesday afternoon, leading to a massive police response and the arrest of the suspected gunman. […]


    Baltimore Plans to Offer $2,500 a Year Property Tax Discount for City’s Police and Firefighters
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com
    Berkeley police get to use pepper spray at violent protests
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Elias Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday gave police permission to use pepper spray to repel demonstrators attacking officers and others during violent protests that have repeatedly hit the city this year during political protests. The 6-3 vote by the council came ahead of another planned speech Thursday […]


    Calif. police chiefs end opposition to sanctuary measure
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan J. Cooper and Elliot Spagat Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California police chiefs have dropped their opposition to a weakened “sanctuary state” measure that would restrict their interactions with immigration authorities, but sheriffs remained opposed Tuesday saying the measure would still limit their authority to work with federal officers in jails. The bill […]


    Officer’s Cruiser, Home Targeted by Gunman
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 06:52 by Officer.com
    Man Sentenced in Ambush of Vegas Officers
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 06:39 by Officer.com

    A man was sentenced on Monday in the ambush shooting of Las Vegas Metro Police Officers Thomas Clevenger and Sergio Orizabal on Sept. 6, 2015. […]


    Berkeley OKs Pepper Spray Use by Police
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 06:12 by Officer.com

    The Berkeley City Council, fed up with violent protests in the city, agreed Tuesday to allow police to use pepper spray to subdue agitators. […]


    Oregon State Trooper Saved by Ballistic Vest
    Posted September 13th, 2017 @ 06:03 by Officer.com

    An Oregon State Police trooper who was shot during a traffic stop Tuesday is expected to survived and a person of interest is in custody. […]


    Video: NY Deputy With Cancer Urges People to Donate Blood
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 20:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Andrew Gravelle of the Saratoga County (NY) Sheriff’s Office, who is fighting cancer, is urging people to donate blood to help people like him who may need blood transfusions. […]


    Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Shooting NC Officer
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 19:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A teen was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to shooting a Cornelius, NC, police officer while wearing a ballistic vest in 2015. […]


    Hurricane Irma Death Toll in FL Rises to Twelve
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 19:33 by POLICE Magazine

    State officials are raising the number of deaths in Florida from Hurricane Irma to 12 from the previous seven. That brings the total death toll in all areas affected by the storm to 55. […]


    WA Officer Dragged by Suspect’s Car in Arrest Scuffle
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A Marysville, WA, police officer was injured early Monday when a man fought him as he resisted arrest and then dragged the officer with his car as he tried to escape, according to police. […]


    Shots Fired at MN Officer’s Home and Squad Car
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 19:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Two young men are accused of shooting at a police officer’s home and squad car in Grand Rapids, MN, Sunday night. […]


    CA K-9 Injured, Suspect Shot After Pursuit
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    A Sacramento, CA, police K-9 was injured Monday night and a suspect was shot by officers after the suspect rammed his truck into a gate and a parked police car at the Sacramento police substation, police said. […]


    NV Man Gets 15 to 50 Years for Shooting into Police Car, Injuring Officer
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A Las Vegas man who was 17 when he fired three shots into a police vehicle in September 2015, wounding a police officer in what authorities called an ambush, has been sentenced to 15 to 50 years in Nevada state prison. […]


    Calif. K-9, Suspect Injured in Wild Encounter
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 17:16 by Officer.com

    A Sacramento homeowner and police dog were injured in a wild encounter that began with a man barreling into a Sacramento law enforcement facility in a pickup truck Monday night. […]


    Medicine Hat Police Service to Pilot Axon Body-Worn and In-Car Cameras
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 17:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) will pilot Axon Body 2 body cameras, Axon Fleet in-car cameras, and the Canadian cloud-based digital evidence management solution Evidence.com. MHPS is the first police force in Canada to use Axon Fleet in the field. […]


    Kentucky State Police Trooper Critical After Being Trapped in Wrecked Patrol Car
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 16:55 by Officer.com

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Houston E. Lewis is in critical condition after crashing his patrol car on Interstate 75 in Laurel County. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-09-12 16:33:43
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 16:33 by Officer.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice will not bring charges against Baltimore police officers in connection with the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray from injuries sustained in police custody in 2015, the agency confirmed Tuesday. […]


    No Federal Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Death, Says Report
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 16:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Federal prosecutors will not charge any of the Baltimore officers involved with the death of Freddie Gray, according to a report. […]


    DOJ won’t bring charges against officers in Gray case
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    By Juliet Linderman Associated Press BALTIMORE — The U.S. Department of Justice won’t bring federal charges against six police officers involved in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in Baltimore. The officers were charged by state prosecutors after Gray’s neck was […]


    Woman found concealing gun during vaginal search at jail
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    By Edith Brady-Lunny The Pantagraph BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A Missouri woman faces armed violence charges after a handgun was found inside her vaginal cavity by a McLean County correctional officer performing a strip search related to the woman’s arrest on drug charges. Amika Witt, 20, of Ozark, was stopped at 5 a.m. Thursday by Chenoa […]


    Calif. K-9 injured, suspect shot after pursuit
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 12:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A K-9 officer was injured and a suspect was shot after a police pursuit. Police told KCRA the suspect rammed his car into a gate and struck a parked patrol car at a police substation Monday night. Multiple … […]


    Retired NY officer dies of 9/11-related cancer
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HARRISON, N.Y. — A retired officer who responded to Ground Zero died from cancer related to the response. Walter Mallinson died Saturday after a “long and courageous battle,” his obituary said. He was 56. Before hi… […]


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    Pelco to Demonstrate Focus on Solutions for ASIS 2017
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com

    Innovative Surveillance Technologies Drive Vertical Market Solutions […]


    FoxFury Announces a Rugged, Go-Anywhere Light for Drone Inspections & Public Safety
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 11:26 by Officer.com
    Drone USA, Inc. Demonstrates Police Drones on Jennings Beach in Fairfield, CT
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 11:17 by Officer.com

    Drone USA Inc. announced that it demonstrated its Police Cyclops and Shadow Drones on Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Connecticut this summer to several Connecticut law enforcement agencies. […]


    Honeywell Donates $2 Million In Personal Protective Equipment To Aid In Texas Recovery Efforts From Hurricane Harvey
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 10:28 by Officer.com

    Donation of broad range of protective gear will support first responders in Houston and across southeast Texas for emergency response, clean-up efforts […]


    Robbery suspects run into Ill. police station while fleeing
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Lawton Pioneer Press Newspapers CHICAGO — Three Chicago men charged with armed robbery in Lake Bluff inadvertently fled into the Highland Park Police Department while trying to elude capture Friday, according to police. Eddie L. Hill, 24, of the 9300 block of South King Drive, Cordell C. Prince, 21, of the first block […]


    Calif. governor agrees to immigrant protections
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 09:35 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson and Jonathan J. Cooper Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Senate leader said Monday they’ve agreed to changes in proposed legislation that would further restrict interactions between law enforcement officers and federal immigration agents. The agreement came on the same day the state sued the Trump […]


    Mo. governor meets with St. Louis clergy as wait for fatal 2011 OIS verdict continues
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 09:26 by PoliceOne

    By Celeste Bott St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday met with black faith leaders, police and first responders in what he called a proactive approach to fears of unrest, as the city anxiously awaits a verdict … […]


    Irma leaves 3 dead in Ga., 1 in SC
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 09:16 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Landrum Jr. and Russ Bynum Associated Press ATLANTA — Irma weakened to a still-deadly tropical storm as it swirled beyond Florida, killing at least three people in Georgia, flooding the coast, sending trees crashing onto homes and forcing the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta to cancel hundreds of flights. The former hurricane remained […]


    Suspect wanted after SC officer-involved shooting
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 09:09 by PoliceOne

    By Noah Feit The State LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — A Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputy was involved in a shooting Monday night. The officer-involved shooting in Leesville was reported prior to 6 p.m. by the LCSD, which said a suspicious person pulled handgun on Lexington County deputy. A deputy was reportedly flagged down by a […]


    NARK PPE Kit – Available in Med, Large, X-Large, 2XL
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Built based on the recommendations of the CDC and manufacturers of fentanyl, tehey developed a one-time use PPE kit to be used specifically around white powdery substances that could contain fentanyl, carfentanil, or other powerful opioid-based substances […]


    A Moment of Silence Held at the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    A moment of silence is observed at the 9/11 commemoration ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. […]


    The Star-Spangled Banner at the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:49 by Officer.com

    The Star-Spangled Banner is sung at the 9/11 commemoration ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. […]


    Trump: ‘Entire Nation Grieves’ With 9/11 Families
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:46 by Officer.com

    Speaking at the Pentagon on the anniversary of the Sept. 11th terror attacks, President Trump offered words of comfort to those who lost loved ones and pledged to honor victims by resolving to keep America safe. […]


    Gun Found Hiding in Woman’s Private Parts
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:28 by Officer.com

    A Missouri woman faces armed violence charges after a handgun was found inside her vaginal cavity by a McLean County correctional officer performing a strip search related to the woman’s arrest on drug charges. […]


    Man Sought After Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:21 by Officer.com

    A deputy was reportedly flagged down by a citizen about a suspicious person, and the deputy made contact with the suspect who pulled a handgun and pointed it at him. […]


    Suspect Killed in Shootout WIth Wash. Police
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:13 by Officer.com

    None of the Tacoma police officers involved in the shooting were wounded, but several bullets struck neighboring houses. […]


    Suspects Run Into Police Station While Fleeing
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:01 by Officer.com

    Three Chicago men charged with armed robbery in Lake Bluff inadvertently fled into the Highland Park Police Department while trying to elude capture Friday. […]


    Police: DNA confirms identity of boy encased in concrete
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — Police say DNA results have positively identified the Kansas boy discovered earlier this month encased in concrete. Wichita police said in a news release Monday that the Sedgwick County Forensic Science Center determined that the remains are those of 3-year-old Evan C. Brewer, grandson of former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer. […]


    Fingerprints on bomb central to terror trial of US citizen
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK — A U.S. citizen accused of abandoning his birth nation to fight for al-Qaida was to be put on trial Tuesday, a day after the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, in a case that hinges partly on fingerprints found on an unexploded bomb. Muhanad Mahmoud […]


    Texas Officer Kills Gunman Who Fatally Shot 8
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 06:53 by Officer.com

    The victims were having a cookout and a Cowboys watch party at the home in Plano Sunday evening. […]


    Public Disciplinary Trials Scheduled for Five Baltimore Police Officers in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 06:44 by Officer.com

    Five officers facing internal discipline by the Baltimore Police Department in connection with the arrest and death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in 2015 will have public departmental trials this fall and winter. […]


    Chicago Closes in On 500 Homicides for 2017
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 06:29 by Officer.com

    At least 39 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, six of them fatally, as the city closes in on 500 homicides for the year. […]


    Video Shows Officer Attacked at Traffic Stop
    Posted September 12th, 2017 @ 06:04 by Officer.com

    Markarios Kirkwood was charged with assault for tackling a Calverton Park police officer and wrestling over the officer’s gun at a traffic stop. […]


    FL Police and Fire Crews Help Deliver Baby During Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 20:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A family in Coral Springs, FL, called 911 when the soon-to-be mother went into labor during Hurricane Irma. Police and fire crews took a BearCat armored vehicle through the city to reach them. […]


    Man Sues FL Sheriff Who Threatened Arrests at Shelters During Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 19:11 by POLICE Magazine

    A man who claims he was denied entry to a shelter unless he underwent a background check is suing Polk County, FL, Sheriff Grady Judd, who got national attention after saying on Twitter he would jail anyone with an outstanding warrant who tried to seek shelter from Hurricane Irma. […]


    9 Dead in Plano, TX Shooting; Gunman Killed by Police
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 18:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Nine people are dead after a man opened fire on a football watching party at a Plano, TX, home Sunday night. The unidentified suspect was shot and killed by an officer who arrived at the home. […]


    NLEOMF Ceremony Honors LEOs Killed on 9/11
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 17:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Monday, September 11, 2017, board members, staff, and supporters of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund gathered at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for a 9/11 remembrance ceremony to honor the law enforcement professionals killed that day and those who died from subsequent illnesses related to rescue and recovery work at Ground Zero. […]


    2 Suspects Arrested After Trying to Loot Orlando Gun Store During Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 17:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The other suspect was taken into custody after some members of the Orlando SWAT team deployed gas in the store. […]


    [Video] UNBOXING Hall County Sheriff’s Office Review Portable Radar Speed Sign
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 17:18 by Officer.com
    Objects Thrown at Officers as Protestors Clash
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 15:48 by Officer.com

    Dueling protests took to the streets of downtown Portland and Vancouver, with demonstrators squaring off in sometimes heated exchanges Sunday afternoon and police making multiple arrests. […]


    How Portable Sound Systems can Help Make Schools Safer
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 15:40 by Officer.com

    Emergency sound equipment provides direction and crowd control. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy, Paramedic Rescued After Live Power Pole Traps Them in Cruiser
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 15:39 by Officer.com
    IWI US to Phase Out the Original Tavor SAR
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 15:27 by POLICE Magazine

    IWI US Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., has announced that it will be phasing out the original Tavor SAR from the company’s product line as the Tavor X95 takes center stage. […]


    Trump on 9/11: ‘America Does Not Bend’
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 15:23 by Officer.com

    Donald Trump marked his first 9/11 anniversary as president Monday, celebrating the flag and the values it stands for while warning would-be terrorists of the nation’s resolve. […]


    LE Group Say CA Prison Reform Laws Led to Slaying of Sacramento County Deputy
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Littlecloud was a felon released from state prison. Under AB 109, responsibility for supervising him was transferred from state parole agents to county probation officers. But Littlecloud committed new crimes upon his release. […]


    LE Group Says CA Prison Reform Laws Led to Slaying of Sacramento County Deputy
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Littlecloud was a felon released from state prison. Under AB 109, responsibility for supervising him was transferred from state parole agents to county probation officers. But Littlecloud committed new crimes upon his release. […]


    Florida Police Warn Looters About “Bad Life Choices”
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities in Florida warned residents that “going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice” following a series of burglary arrests as Hurricane Irma was slamming the state with heavy rains and winds. […]


    FL Officers Rescue Woman and Baby from Hurricane Irma Flooded Home
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities said they believe that the family would have drowned if they had stayed trapped inside their house during the remainder of the storm. […]


    British Police Deploying Nets to Foil Vehicle Attacks
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Scotland Yard is deploying the latest in anti-terrorism equipment designed to thwart vehicle attacks: a futuristic net bristling with tungsten steel spikes that security forces can quickly lay down like a carpet on a roadway. […]


    Thousands of 9/11 Responders Battling Cancer, Other Diseases
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    This week, 156 names will be added to the memorial walls in a Nesconset, NY, park, bringing the total number of first responders who died from illnesses linked to their work at Ground Zero to more than 850, according to John Feal, a 9/11 first responder and president of the FealGood Foundation. […]


    FL First Responders Trapped in Patrol Car by Downed Power Line
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Florida first responders were rescued early Monday morning after a live power pole and electric lines crashed onto their patrol car, trapping the pair in the midst of Hurricane Irma’s damage. […]


    NC Officers Shoot, Kill Gunman at Hospital
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Huntersville Police Department, the man fired multiple shots around 11:40 p.m. inside the Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. […]


    Female Suspect Being Booked into Illinois Jail had Pistol in Body
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    A woman being booked into an Illinois jail had a loaded handgun hidden in her vagina, according to corrections officers. […]


    Police: Thieves take SUV pulling U-Haul with a casket inside
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 14:01 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police say thieves have stolen an SUV and an attached U-Haul trailer — with a casket inside — outside an Albuquerque motel. Albuquerque police say the coffin heist occurred early Monday at a Residence Inn. Authorities say the casket contained the body of the victim’s father-in-law. Police are searching for […]


    Chicago’s lawsuit over sanctuary city threat goes to court
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Attorneys for Chicago will urge a federal judge on Monday to block President Donald Trump’s administration from following through on threats to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities unless they agree to tougher enforcement of immigrations laws. Chicago is among at least seven cities and counties, including Seattle and […]


    What the post-9/11 evolution of Islamic terror means for police
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 13:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodIt was 16 years ago today that Islamic terrorists commandeered four commercial aircraft and used them as weapons in the most deadly terror attack on U. S. soil. A battered and shocked America soon dusted itself off and struck back agai… […]


    2 Portland Officers Injured in Street Violence by Antifa Demonstrators
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 13:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Portland police officers suffered minor injuries Sunday when attacked by members of an Antifa group that was counter-protesting a march by Patriot Prayer. […]


    Photo: First responders deliver baby during Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Amid the chaos of Hurricane Irma, a group of first responders brought a sense of peace to a woman who went into labor during the storm. Dispatch Lou Falco told CNN that the baby was already on her way when he picked up the 911 call. Police and […]


    Body cam shows shootout between Ariz. officer, driver
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GLENDALE, Ariz. — Police released body camera footage Friday of a January shootout between a driver and an officer. Officer Anthony Cano was on patrol on Jan. 20 when he came across a car that looked like it had been involved i… […]


    NFL Sunday: Cleveland Players Show Unity with Police, Bennett Brothers Show Contempt
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Members of the Cleveland Browns and law enforcement officers and emergency workers ran onto the field together and locked arms during the national anthem on Sunday before the team’s first game of the season. […]


    Viral photo shows Fla. LEO, K-9 passed out from Hurricane Irma response
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI — As Irma made landfall in Florida Sunday as a Category 4 storm, first responders were working overtime to ensure people in their communities stayed safe. A photo tweeted by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department Sunday shows an officer sleeping on a cot while holding the hand of his sleeping K-9. […]


    Portland police to halt, purge all gang designations
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    By Maxine Bernstein The Oregonian PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police next month will end their more than 20-year-old practice of designating people as gang members or gang associates in response to strong community concerns about the labels that have disproportionately affected minorities. The Police Bureau recognizes that the gang designations have led to “unintended consequences” […]


    Miami police investigate looting during Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:07 by PoliceOne

    By David Smiley Miami Herald MIAMI — Miami police are investigating reports of looting as the remnants of Hurricane Irma blow through the city. Police have detained two people and taken two suspects into custody Sunday evening, and officers are n… […]


    NYPD Captain Recalls Being Recruit Responding to 9/11
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 12:00 by POLICE Magazine

    That first night I worked all night: 17 hours, maybe. It looked like it was snowing with the dust and soot gathering on our hats, and we’d brush each other off regularly. Whenever I had a break I’d wash my face and put water in my hair, just to get the grey out of it. […]


    Concealed Carry Optimized EMP 4 Pistol, Now in .40 S&W
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 11:55 by Officer.com
    7 Products Featuring Night Vision/Infrared Technology
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 11:00 by Officer.com

    New cameras and technologies reveal what’s hidden in the dark […]


    Police: NC officer fatally shoots armed man who fired shots in hospital
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Authorities say a police officer in North Carolina shot and killed a man who had opened fire in a hospital. Police say they were called to Novant Health Medical Center in Huntersville at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday about a man who had fired several shots. The man was armed when […]


    Cops find red balloon floating in Stephen King’s hometown
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BANGOR, Maine — Police in the Maine city that’s home to Stephen King played a prank to coincide with the opening of the horror film “It,” based on King’s book. The police department said Thursday on Facebook that a red balloon was “found” floating near the department’s stuffed duck, which has been the […]


    9/11 first responders face illness, uncertain future
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 09:24 by PoliceOne

    By Chau Lam Newsday NEW YORK — The day after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, then-New York City police officer Tom Wilson joined thousands of first responders and rescue workers at the Lower Manhattan site searching … […]


    NY officer dies of 9/11-related illness
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 09:15 by PoliceOne

    By Michael O’Keeffe Newsday NEW YORK — Luis A. Palermo Jr., a decorated Nassau County police officer who rushed to lower Manhattan to help search-and-rescue efforts at the ruins of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks, died Monday from a 9/11-related illness, authorities said. He was 49. Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said […]


    The Next-Generation of Firearms Training Simulators
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Designing a firearms training simulator to be portable, affordable, capable, and easy. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-09-11 02:40:00
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 02:40 by Officer.com
    16 Years After 9/11 Attacks, Grieving Continues
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:25 by Officer.com

    On Monday, Family members will again recite the names of those who died at the three sites in 2001. […]


    9/11 First Responders Face Uncertain Future
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:24 by Officer.com

    Thousands of first responders and rescue workers are battling diseases associated with exposure to toxic fumes and dust at Ground Zero more than a decade and half after the Twin Towers fell. […]


    N.Y. Police Officer Dies of 9/11-Related Illness
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:23 by Officer.com

    Luis A. Palermo Jr., a decorated Nassau County police officer who rushed to lower Manhattan to help search-and-rescue efforts at the ruins of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks, died on Sept. 4 from a 9/11-related illness. […]


    Miami Police Investigate Looting During Irma
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:22 by Officer.com

    Miami police investigated reports of looting as the remnants of Hurricane Irma blew through the city. […]


    Fla. Sheriff Warns Not to Shoot at Hurricane
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:21 by Officer.com

    A Florida man’s sarcastic post suggesting people should shoot guns at Hurricane Irma to show “that we shoot first” prompted law enforcement to warn people not to fire weapons at the hurricane. […]


    Deputy Constable Who Had Tea With Toddler He Helped Deliver Dies
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:20 by Officer.com

    Tarrant County Deputy Constable Mark Diebold was featured in a viral photo, sharing a special tea for two moment with a little girl. […]


    Cleveland Officers Lock Arms With Players
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:19 by Officer.com

    Browns players ran out of the tunnel on Sunday prior to their game against the Steelers accompanied by police, firefighters and EMTs and stood together during the playing of the national anthem. […]


    Portland to Halt, Purge Gang Designations
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:17 by Officer.com

    Portland police next month will end their more than 20-year-old practice of designating people as gang members or gang associates in response to strong community concerns about the labels that have disproportionately affected minorities. […]


    8 People, Including Suspect, Shot to Death In Plano Home
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:15 by Officer.com

    Police say eight people, including the suspect, were shot to death at a home in Plano Sunday evening. […]


    Chicago Officer Injured; Driver Fatally Shot
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:15 by Officer.com

    A Chicago police officer fatally shot a motorist early Sunday after the driver struck the officer during a traffic stop on the Northwest Side. […]


    TV Station Captures Suspected Hurricane Irma Looting
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 01:10 by Officer.com

    Television station WPLG caught a suspected looting incident at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida shoe store Sunday as Hurricane Irma approached the area. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy, Corrections Officer Killed in Head-On Crash
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 00:18 by Officer.com

    Hardee County Sheriff’s Deputy Julie Bridges and Florida Corrections Sgt. Joseph Ossman were killed in a head-on crash Sunday morning. […]


    Police: At least 8 dead after shooting in Texas 
    Posted September 11th, 2017 @ 00:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PLANO, Texas — At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in North Texas said Sunday night. LATEST: Eight dead, including shooter, after shooting at a Dallas Cow… […]


    Soccer Complex Renamed to Honor Deputy
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 23:12 by Officer.com

    The soccer complex in Hughson was renamed for fallen Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Wallace, who was killed in the line of duty in November. […]


    Drunk Man Threatens to Place Hit On Deputy
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 22:43 by Officer.com

    An intoxicated man who threatened to shoot the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy who arrested him also announced his intention to “place a hit” on the deputy. […]


    Homeowner Charged With Shooting Officer
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 22:32 by Officer.com
    2 FL Officers Killed in Hurricane Irma-Related Crash
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 14:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Florida officers were killed Sunday morning when their vehicles collided with each other head-on in Hardee County. […]


    Wis. cops cleared in fatal shooting of armed carjacker, video released
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 14:24 by PoliceOne

    By Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune, Wis. LA CROSSE, Wis. — Two La Crosse police officers who shot and killed an armed carjacker have been cleared in the Aug. 13 incident. La Crosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke announced Friday that office… […]


    Berkeley police chief asks to use pepper spray on protesters
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Swan San Francisco Chronicle BERKELEY, Calif. — As Berkeley officials brace for protests that could easily turn violent when conservative writer Ben Shapiro appears at UC Berkeley next week, the city’s police chief is advocating f… […]


    9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 14:05 by PoliceOne

    By Frank Eltman Associated Press POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. — A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial to victims of the terror attacks and among a growing number that honor people who died […]


    After national anthem controversy, Cleveland Browns walk on field with first responders
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEVELAND — In a show of unity, the Cleveland Browns ran onto the field for their season opener accompanied by police, firefighters, emergency workers and military personnel. After being criticized for kneeling during the national anthem before a recent exhibition, several Browns players met with owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam about how to […]


    Fla. sheriff’s office warns public not to shoot at Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 13:56 by PoliceOne

    By Terry Spencer Associated Press PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A Florida man says his Facebook event inviting people to shoot at Hurricane Irma was a joke that got out of hand, saying Sunday that he never expected anyone to take his suggestion seriously. More than 50,000 people had signed up by Sunday after 22-year […]


    Deputy working at Irma shelter, CO killed in head-on collision
    Posted September 10th, 2017 @ 13:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HARDEE COUNTY, Fla. — Two LEOs were killed Sunday in a head-on collision. According to the Miami Herald, a Hardee County sheriff’s deputy collided with a state corrections officer. Both were killed. Our thoughts & prayers are with Hardee Sheriff’s Dep., the Florida Dep. of Corrections & the families of the 2 […]


    Paramedic truck stolen in Vegas, stopped in California
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 15:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Authorities say a woman stole a paramedic truck in Las Vegas and led pursuing police officers on a 50-mile (80-kilometer) freeway chase that reached California. Media outlets reported that Clark County firefighters had parked the truck outside a pharmacy on Friday when the truck was stolen. The woman, whose identity […]


    Calif. officers’ wounds result of blue-on-blue shooting
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — California authorities say bullet wounds suffered by two police officers responding to a report of a man with a knife were the result of gunfire between the officers. Both officers have been released from the hospital after being treated for minor injuries sustained during the confrontation in Huntington Beach […]


    Smaller US cities struggle with high teen gun violence rates
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 13:32 by PoliceOne

    By Juliet Linderman, Brittany Horn, Esteban Parra, and Larry Fenn Associated Press and USA TODAY Network WILMINGTON, Delaware — When the shots rang out — “pop, pop, pop,” and then a thunder roll of gunfire — Maria Williams hit the floor. The bullets sprayed through her front door and window, leaving perfectly cylindrical holes in […]


    For Miami’s homeless, a choice: Take shelter or be held
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    By Adriana Gomez Licon Associated Press MIAMI — On what is likely the last clear day in Florida before Hurricane Irma’s monster wind and rain, social workers and police officers are giving Miami’s estimated 1,100 homeless people a stark choice: Come willingly to a storm shelter, or be held against their will for a mental […]


    Minn. officer fatally struck; driver arrested
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 13:25 by PoliceOne

    By S. M. Chavey Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. WAYZATA, Minn. – A Wayzata police officer was struck and killed Friday afternoon while clearing debris from the roadway of U.S. 12, authorities said. Officer William Allen Mathews, 47, was responding to a … […]


    Minnesota Cop Fatally Struck; Driver Arrested
    Posted September 9th, 2017 @ 08:44 by Officer.com

    Wayzata Police Officer William Allen Mathews was struck and killed Friday while clearing debris. […]


    Utah nurse arrest: Why cops need to know the law before they act
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 20:35 by PoliceOne

    Author: Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq.By now it is likely that many police officers have viewed the video footage of Utah detective Jeff Payne grabbing and arresting an emergency room nurse who did not acquiesce to the detective’s demand that she draw b… […]


    Portland Police Bureau to Halt, Purge All Gang Designations
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 18:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Portland, OR, police next month will end their more than 20-year-old practice of designating people as gang members or gang associates in response to strong community concerns about the labels that have disproportionately affected minorities. […]


    MN Officer Struck, Killed While Clearing Highway Debris
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis police say a Wayzata, MN, police officer was struck and killed by a motorist on Highway 12 Friday afternoon. […]


    Video: Parolee Attacks, Grabs Gun of MO Officer at Traffic Stop
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    A Calverton Park, MO, police officer’s stop of a suspected drunk or high driver Wednesday morning led to a fight for his life when the motorist resisted arrest and attempted to take his gun. […]


    Cleveland Police, NFL’s Browns to Join in Show of Unity Before Sunday Game
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The Cleveland Browns will take the field on Sunday with some area police and firefighters in a pregame show of unity […]


    Nonprofit E614 Donates Level III Ballistic Vests to LEOs
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 16:34 by POLICE Magazine

    E614 is a small 100% non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that donates NIJ Level III ballistic armor to law enforcement officers in need. The charity was co-founded by John Tompkins and Jayne McBride, who both have sons who are veteran police officers. […]


    Nonprofit E614 Donates Level III Ballistic Armor to LEOs
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 16:34 by POLICE Magazine

    E614 is a small 100% non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that donates NIJ Level III ballistic armor to law enforcement officers in need. The charity was co-founded by John Tompkins and Jayne McBride, who both have sons who are veteran police officers. […]


    ‘Dancing Cop’ Pulled From Firefighters Parade
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 16:00 by Officer.com

    Unlike the last five years, “Dancing Cop” Tony Lepore will not be part of the annual South Kingstown Fire Fighters Relief Association parade on Sept. 24. […]


    Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man on Tarmac of Miami Airport
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Police shot and wounded a knife-wielding man who entered a restricted area of Miami’s airport and then got onto the tarmac Thursday. […]


    Video: Detroit Officers Tackle Homicide Suspect on I-75
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A large group of Detroit police officers tackled a man wanted for connection to a homicide in the middle of I-75 Friday after he led them on a high-speed vehicle throughout the city and then fled from his car on foot into traffic on the interstate. […]


    Mec-Gar USA Announces New 10-Round Browning BDA Magazines for Restricted Capacity States
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:47 by POLICE Magazine

    Mec-Gar USA has announced the addition of blued and nickel 10-round Browning BDA magazines to the company’s product line to accommodate shooters whose states restrict the number of rounds in magazines. […]


    Milwaukee Cops Allowed to Chase More Cars
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com

    Milwaukee police officers will be allowed to chase cars with ties to drug dealing or reckless driving in some specific circumstances under a new change. […]


    IPVideo Corporation Selected by San Jose PD to Upgrade Existing Interview Recording Platform
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The San Jose (CA) Police Department has implemented IPVideo Corporation’s AVfusion solution, which is an easy-to-use network-based audio/video recording system designed for police interview rooms. […]


    JW Fishers ROVs Used by Agencies Throughout New York
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    JW Fishers supports New York public safety agencies’ missions by supplying them with the Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) needed to successfully examine the many waterways throughout the state. […]


    First responders increasing use of drones to save lives
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WILMINGTON, Del. — First responders are upping their use of drones to increase their visibility of incidents and save more lives. In an interview with ABC News, Jamie Moore, with the Public Safety UAS Response Team, explained h… […]


    Las Vegas police union asks NFL to investigate Michael Bennett, NFL says it won’t
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    By Bob Condotta The Seattle Times LAS VEGAS — In response to claims Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett made Wednesday alleging that Las Vegas police singled him out for being black and using excessive force, the police’s union on Th… […]


    Milwaukee police chief revises police pursuit policy
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MILWAUKEE — Under new changes to the Milwaukee PD’s pursuit policy, officers will be allowed to pursue cars with ties to drug dealing or reckless driving in specific circumstances. This summer, a civilian oversight board issued a directive pushing Police Chief Edward Flynn to overhaul the policy, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. […]


    Firearms Carbon Remover
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    D-Zolve 339 from Solvent Kleene Inc. is designed to dissolve and remove carbon and burnt-on oil deposits produced by high heat combustion in firearms. […]


    Felon who killed NM officer in 2016 sentenced to life without parole
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A fugitive who fatally shot a New Mexico officer during a 2016 traffic stop was sentenced to life without parole Thursday. Jesse Hanes took a plea deal in May and pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the death of Officer Jose Chavez, KOB News reported. Hanes and passenger […]


    Pittsburgh Steelers QB Announces Cleveland Area K-9 Grants
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Pittsburgh Steelers’ Super Bowl Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has announced the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing its first grants of the season to the Lorain (OH) Police Department and Medina County (OH) Sheriff’s Office. […]


    Man Who Fatally Hit Ohio Trooper Sentenced
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 13:32 by Officer.com

    The recovering opioid addict who struck and killed State Highway Trooper Kenneth Velez after taking a therapeutic dose of methadone last September was sentenced Friday to a year in county jail. […]


    DNA Helps Build Cold Case Victim Composites
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 13:24 by Officer.com

    The NYPD released composite images of two cold case homicide victims this week, both with physical traits gleaned from precision genetic technology. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Vigilantes, bounty hunters, and neighborhood watchmen
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_398S–><!–cke_bookmark_398E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed We all remember the story of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman, but there have been other less-famous incidents in which non-sworn personnel attempted to do the work of a sworn law officer that resulted in unintended and unwanted […]


    Texas Constable Dies During Tactical Team Qualifications
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 12:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Precinct 5 Deputy Constable Mark Diebold of Tarant County, TX, died Thursday during tactical team qualifications. […]


    Is Antifa a Domestic Terrorist Organization?
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 12:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Previously unreported documents disclose that by April 2016, authorities believed that “anarchist extremists” were the primary instigators of violence at public rallies against a range of targets. […]


    Suspect arrested after shooter reported at Ohio school
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 11:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities who responded to a report of an active shooter at an Ohio high school say they arrested one person and took a gun, and no one was hurt. Officers were called Friday morning to Columbus Scioto, which is a few miles south of downtown […]


    Suspect arrested after shooter reported at Ohio school
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 11:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities who responded to a report of an active shooter at an Ohio high school say they arrested one person and took a gun, and no one was hurt. Officers were called Friday morning to Columbus Scioto, which is a few miles south of downtown […]


    Chicago officer dies of injuries suffered in 1988 shooting
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Bernard “Bernie” Domagala, a former Chicago police officer who was left with brain damage after he was shot in the line of duty 29 years ago, died Tuesday as a result of his injuries. He was 66. An autopsy performed Thursday showed Domagala […]


    Thousands mourn Calif. deputy killed in hotel shootout
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 11:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Nashelly Chaves The Sacramento Bee ROSEVILLE, Calif. — More than 3,000 law enforcement officers, family and community members gathered on Thursday to remember the life of Robert French, the veteran Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed last week. The memorial was held at the Adventure Christian […]


    Thousands mourn Calif. deputy killed in hotel shootout
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 11:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Nashelly Chaves The Sacramento Bee ROSEVILLE, Calif. — More than 3,000 law enforcement officers, family and community members gathered on Thursday to remember the life of Robert French, the veteran Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed last week. The memorial was held at the Adventure Christian […]


    Officers, paramedics sue over chemical plant fire after Harvey
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    By Frank Bajak Associated Press HOUSTON — Seven sheriff’s deputies and medical emergency responders who say they were sickened by a chemical fire at a plant outside Houston that flooded during Harvey sued the owner Thursday for gross negligence, seeking $1 million in damages. A state judge granted a temporary restraining order to prevent plant […]


    Suspect in Custody in Active Shooter Incident
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 10:29 by Officer.com

    Columbus police announced at 9:15 a.m. Friday they have a suspect in custody and a gun recovered in the shooting at Scioto High School. […]


    Suspect convicted in 2006 death of LA deputy
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 10:09 by PoliceOne

    By Alene Tchekmedyian Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A man who was driving a truckload of stolen appliances when a stove tumbled off his truck, causing a crash that claimed the life of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy, was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder, officials said. An Orange County jury deliberated for several […]


    Police shoot knife-wielding man at Miami airport amid Irma evacuation
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 10:03 by PoliceOne

    By Kelli Kennedy Associated Press MIAMI — Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal from a runway, prompting the closure of a busy concourse as travelers tried to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, authorities said. Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said late Thursday that […]


    Two California Officers Wounded In Shooting
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 09:55 by Officer.com

    Two officers and one suspect were hospitalized with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds after police responded to reports of a man running about a neighborhood slashing car tires. […]


    Texas deputy dies after completing tactical team qualifications
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    By Claire Z. Cardona The Dallas Morning News TARRANT COUNTY, Texas — A Tarrant County constable who helped deliver a baby girl on the side of the road last year died Thursday, officials said. Deputy Constable Mark Diebold had just finished tactical team qualifications Thursday morning when he collapsed, the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office said. […]


    Texas deputy in viral tea party photo dies after completing tactical team qualifications
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Claire Z. Cardona The Dallas Morning News TARRANT COUNTY, Texas — A Tarrant County constable who helped deliver a baby girl on the side of the road last year died Thursday, officials said. Deputy Constable Mark Diebold had just finished tactical team qualifications Thursday morning when he collapsed, the […]


    5 new features make Reveal’s new D5 the most advanced body camera on the market
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Reveal Media By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff For most departments it’s no longer an issue of whether to use body-worn cameras but what they need those cameras to do. The technology has come a long way, and now storage, redaction and au… […]


    Two California Police Officers, Suspect Wounded In Shooting
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:49 by Officer.com

    Two officers and one suspect were hospitalized with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds Thursday after police responded to reports of a man running about a neighborhood slashing car tires. […]


    Minnesota Girl Speaks Out On 29-Day Captivity, Escape
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:46 by Officer.com

    After going to neighboring residences for help but not finding anyone at home, she swam across a portion of a lake and found a man whom she asked to call 911. […]


    California Prison Reform Law Blamed for Officer’s Death
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:42 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement group says Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown has blood on his hands for the shooting death of Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Robert French because a prison reform measure he signed into law enabled French’s killer to be free. […]


    Los Angeles Police Defends Investigations of Celebrity Burglaries Amid Criticism
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com
    Ambulance Crash Investigated as Homicide
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:11 by Officer.com

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly Oklahoma City ambulance crash as a homicide after reports of erratic driving. […]


    Teen Swims Across Lake to Escape Captors
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 08:00 by Officer.com

    15-year-old Jasmine Block reportedly swam across a portion of a lake and found a man whom she asked to call 911. […]


    Police Shoot Man With Knife at Miami Airport
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:53 by Officer.com

    A man with a knife was shot by a Miami-Dade County police officer at Miami International Airport late Thursday after he somehow got onto the tarmac, entered a secured room and then got into a confrontation with an officer. […]


    Suspect Convicted in Death of L.A. Deputy
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com
    Thousands Mourn Fallen California Deputy
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:27 by Officer.com
    Two California Officers Wounded in Shootout
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:18 by Officer.com

    A suspect in a double homicide was killed and two police officers were wounded Thursday during a gun battle on a Sacramento street. […]


    Deputy Dies After Tactical Team Qualifications
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:07 by Officer.com

    Tarrant County Deputy Constable Mark Diebold had just finished tactical team qualifications Thursday morning when he collapsed. […]


    Review: CSAT Sight Tool serves many purposes
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:04 by PoliceOne

    Author: Todd FletcherA few months ago I received a CSAT Sight Tool from Patriot Products AZ, LLC. With a two-day carbine class coming up with a variety of rifles and optics, the timing couldn’t have been better. I figured if this tool was going t… […]


    Off-duty safety: 5 tips to protect yourself and your family
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedisSince 1999, PoliceOne columnist Richard Fairburn has been tracking ambush attacks on police officers. He offers a wealth of information in his column and in this insightful video. Dick says you must train to counterattack with overwhelming force and in this article, writes that administrations that prohibit officers from firing at or from […]


    Omaha police plan to use medical center for crime lab testing
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press OMAHA, Neb. — The Omaha Police Department says it will have a new partner in fighting crime: the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Omaha officials announced Thursday an agreement that will see the po… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Sending dad to work
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Sgt. Brent Benson with the Iron County (Mich.) Sheriff’s Office sent in this photo his wife took of his kids as he was leaving for work. It’s always difficult to leave those sweet faces. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it […]


    Minneapolis police consider carrying opioid antidote naloxone
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Libor Jany Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis firefighters have carried the lifesaving drug called naloxone since last May to revive people overdosing on opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin. But city p… […]


    Todd Piett to succeed Tom Axbey as President and CEO of Rave Mobile Safety
    Posted September 8th, 2017 @ 04:55 by Officer.com
    2 Northern CA Officers Shot Investigating Double Homicide, Suspect Dead
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 19:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Sacramento, CA, police officers are expected to survive after they were shot Thursday in south Sacramento, and the shooting suspect was killed by officers, the police department said. […]


    Video: Documentary ‘Fallen’ to be Released in Theaters, On Demand This Week
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 19:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Directed, written, and produced by former Police Sgt. Thomas Marchese, the documentary “Fallen” examines the statistics of U.S. police officers killed in the line of duty and the untold stories behind them, through the eyes of the partners, families, and communities left behind. The film is narrated by Michael Chiklis and hits theaters and video […]


    5.11 Tactical and Griffin Technology Join Forces to Launch Griffin Survivor: 5.11 Tactical Edition Rugged Mobile Accessories
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 18:52 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 and Griffin Technology have together debuted the Griffin Survivor: 5.11 Tactical Edition collection of rugged and versatile mobile accessories. […]


    Video: 2 CA Officers Shot and Wounded During Report of Man With Knife
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Huntington Beach, CA, police officers and one suspect have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening gunshot injuries after police were called to check on a report of a man running about slashing car tires Thursday morning. […]


    Video: Suspect Dead After Shooting Wife and Off-Duty AZ Officer
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    A suspect allegedly shot his wife and an off-duty Arizona police officer, both of whom are Casa Grande Police Department employees, then took his own life. […]


    CO Campus Officer Dragged by Vehicle, Injured After Traffic Stop
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 16:51 by POLICE Magazine

    A Colorado State University Police Officer is seriously injured after being dragged by a vehicle on Thursday morning. […]


    Chicago Officer Dies of 1988 Shooting Injury Complications
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Police Officer Bernie Domagala, 66, succumbed on Tuesday to complications from a gunshot wound sustained on July 14, 1988, while at the scene of a barricade situation. […]


    Video: Las Vegas Police Refute Claims of Racial Bias in Detention of NFL Player
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Undersheriff Kevin McMahill on Wednesday denied race played a role when officers detained Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett last month after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. […]


    Big Data May Amplify Existing Police Surveillance Practices, Study Shows
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:48 by Officer.com
    HD Wide Angle Mini-Dome Exterior Camera
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com
    2 Mich. sergeants to be honored for lifesaving efforts
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TROY, Mich. — Two sergeants will be honored for risking their lives to save others. Royal Oak Sgt. Karly Wingart was on patrol Jan. 15, 2017 when she saw smoke coming from a bus, the Oakland Press reported. The driver of a Ford Fusion had crashed into a bus and a passenger […]


    Philadelphia Police Chief: Officer Who Fatally Shot Fleeing Man in the Back Will be Fired
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:33 by Officer.com

    A Philadelphia Police officer whose fatal shooting of a man who had been riding a dirt bike earlier this year led to angry protests, will be suspended with intent to dismiss, Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday morning. […]


    Rugo – Go-Anywhere Light for Drone Inspections & Public Safety
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:25 by Officer.com

    Ideal for public safety markets, this light is compact enough to fit on an action camera, and powerful enough to illuminate the user’s immediate field of view. […]


    2 Sacramento officers shot; suspect down
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two officers were wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon. KCRA reported that the officers were shot and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police said the suspect is down. The… […]


    Best-in-show baked goods eaten during masked Ohio burglary
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 15:17 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BURTON, Ohio — Authorities have identified a suspect in an Ohio county fair burglary who took a bite out of best-of-show baked goods during the heist. The Plain Dealer reports that officials say whoever broke into an exhibit at the Geauga County Fair in northeast Ohio last week has a masked face, soft […]


    Chicago Officer Dies 29 Years After Shooting
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 14:51 by Officer.com

    Chicago Officer Bernie Domagala, who was seriously wounded after he was shot during a hostage situation on July 14, 1988, died from complications from his injuries on Sept. 5. […]


    Why your police department needs a brand
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 14:48 by PoliceOne

    By Lieutenant W. Michael Phibbs, P1 Contributor Every organization has a brand. Great organizations understand and strategically control and shape their brands to enhance their value proposition. Branding defines their core mission to both employees an… […]


    Cop pulls over woman for no brake lights, attempts to fix them
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HENRICO, Va. — When Chy-Niece Thacker was pulled over while on her way to an interview, she thought she was going to receive a ticket. Instead, the officer that stopped her went above and beyond the call of duty. Officer Jenkins stopped Thacker Friday for no brake lights, WWBT reported. But when […]


    Fleeing felon hides in dumpster, gets dumped by trash collector
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 14:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff APPLETON, Wis. — A felon hiding from police was captured after a trash collector unknowingly dumped the man into his recycling truck. Police witnessed a disturbance in a parking lot Tuesday, NBC 26 reported. A man fled from the scene after an officer drove into the lot to investigate. Later, officers learned […]


    Off-duty Ind. K-9 fatally struck by vehicle
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LEBANON, Ind. — A K-9 was killed by a vehicle near his home over the weekend. CBS 4 Indy reported that K-9 Nico got out of his outdoor kennel while his handler, Officer Tommy Nash, was away Saturday. When Nash arrived back home and noticed Nico was gone, he launched a search. […]


    New York to get $26M to Pay for Securing Trump Tower
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:55 by POLICE Magazine

    New York state is getting nearly $26 million in federal funds to reimburse law enforcement agencies for costs associated with guarding President Donald Trump, his family, and their Manhattan residence. […]


    7 ways police leaders can prioritize transparency with their staff
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:32 by PoliceOne

    By Guillermo Fuentes, P1 Contributor Leaders and organizations often fall victim to an urge to keep information hidden, only informing the fewest people possible. While transparency may seem risky, it is almost always the better choice. Transparency improves relationships with employees and other stakeholders, encourages accountability and prevents uncomfortable situations that arise when people discover […]


    Calif. deputy died on anniversary of parents’ death
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:22 by PoliceOne

    By Nashelly Chavez The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — The Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a hotel shootout last week died exactly a decade after his parents perished in a plane crash in El Dorado County, his… […]


    Public safety couple accused of using charity to scam responders’ families
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A firefighter and police officer couple allegedly stole $12,000 of fundraiser money after hosting an event to support the families of fallen responders, according to officials. Tallahassee Democrat reported that Tallahassee police officer Jennifer Amison and her husband, firefighter Joseph Amison, held a fundraiser to support the families of […]


    Three Taco Bell Employees Kill Armed Robber
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:17 by Officer.com

    An armed robber shot and killed by three Taco Bell employees early Wednesday has been identified as De’Carlo Jackson. […]


    New video shows incident involving Seattle Seahawks player, Vegas police
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 13:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAS VEGAS — Police released body camera footage Wednesday of the incident involving NFL player Michael Bennett. The officers were responding to reports of a potential active shooter at a nightclub last month when Bennett was placed in handcuffs. Bennett claimed he was seeking safety after he and hundreds of others heard […]


    [Video] FoxFury Lighting Solutions – RUGO on Drone for Criminal Chase
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 12:41 by Officer.com
    Indiana Police K-9 Hit and Killed by Vehicle
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 12:01 by Officer.com

    Lebanon Police K-9 Nico was struck and killed by a vehicle after the dog escaped its outdoor kennel. […]


    5th Generation G19 and G17 Pistols
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 11:37 by Officer.com

    The Gen5 pistols feature over twenty design changes which distinguish them from their Gen4 predecessors. […]


    FL Sheriff Bans Sex Offenders from Hurricane Shelters
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 11:31 by POLICE Magazine

    The sheriff said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that sex offenders seeking refuge at hurricane shelters will be turned away and that those who have a warrant will be taken to jail. […]


    Dutch Scientists’ Research Could Lead to Blood Test for PTSD Diagnosis
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 11:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Post traumatic stress disorder could soon be diagnosed with a simple blood test after scientists found crucial genetic changes in soldiers suffering from trauma after serving in Afghanistan. […]


    SmarTrack – Know Where Others Officers are Without GPS
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 11:25 by Officer.com

    Elbit Systems debuted SmarTrack: an innovative system that enables situational awareness in GPS Denied environments. Track and monitor to to 100 members of a network. […]


    Police: Taco Bell employees fatally shoot armed robber
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 10:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEVELAND — Police say three employees of a Cleveland Taco Bell opened fire on two armed robbers, killing one. Police have said two masked robbers entered the restaurant early Wednesday and ordered three employees to lie on the floor. Police say three other employees pulled out handguns and opened fire, shooting one of […]


    Video shows Ohio deputy shoot news photographer
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By Cliff Pinckard Advance Ohio Media NEW CARLISLE, Ohio — A body cam video released Wednesday shows a Clark County deputy shoot a newspaper photographer after mistaking his camera and tripod for a gun, and the deputy can be heard repeatedly apologizing and assuring the man he’ll be OK. “Stay strong with me brother, I […]


    Calif. man fatally shot after simulating gun with can in bag
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A man who simulated having a gun with a can inside a paper bag followed an employee into a state office building in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, took “an aggressive shooting stance” and ordered workers to the ground before an officer fatally shot him, police said. […]


    Two NYPD Officers Injured in Crash as Suspects Flee
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 08:41 by Officer.com

    Two police officers are recovering after their cruiser was hit by some fleeing suspects in Brooklyn. […]


    Blast Injures Postal Worker at Indiana Post Office
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 08:35 by Officer.com

    The incident happened Wednesday evening and federal authorities were on the scene, looking for additional explosives. […]


    Red Balloons Straight Out of ‘It’ Spook Police
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com
    Pa. Troopers Justified in Death of Suicidal Man
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com
    Deputy Died on Anniversary of Parents’ Death
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Deputy Robert French, who was killed in a hotel shootout last week, died exactly a decade after his parents perished in a plane crash in El Dorado County […]


    On-Duty Illinois Officer Delivers His Own Baby
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:21 by Officer.com

    Rockford Police Officer James Nachampassack spent much of his night and early morning transporting arrested individuals to the Winnebago County Jail when he got a call from his girlfriend around 5 a.m. […]


    NFL Player Alleges Racial Profiling by Police
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:07 by Officer.com

    Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said he was a victim of excessive force and racial profiling by Las Vegas police during an incident Aug. 27, adding that he was held on the ground with a gun to his head. […]


    California Highway Patrol Officer Fatally Shoots Man Entering State Office Building
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    A man who followed a worker into the Ronald Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning was shot and killed by a California Highway Patrol officer, authorities said. […]


    Fla. Sheriff Threatens Arrests at Irma Shelters
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 06:51 by Officer.com

    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is threatening to jail wanted people seeking shelter due to Hurricane Irma. […]


    Video: Ohio Deputy Shoots News Photographer
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 06:33 by Officer.com

    Newly released body camera video shows Clark County Deputy Jake Shaw shoot New Carlisle News photographer Andy Grimm was trying to take pictures of a traffic stop Monday night. […]


    Cop delivers his own baby in parking lot
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Chris Green Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD, Ill. — The initial year or two for any police officer is full of firsts: being on patrol for the first time without a field training officer, making your first arrest, testifying in court, delivering your first baby. Yup. The last was the case early Sunday for Rockford […]


    NY to get $26M to pay for securing Trump tower
    Posted September 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — New York state is getting nearly $26 million in federal funds to reimburse law enforcement agencies for costs associated with guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Congresswoman Nita Lowey announced the grants Wednesday. She says the money covers costs incurred during the 2 1/2 months between […]


    DHS Issues Statement Regarding Safety and Enforcement During Hurricane Irma
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 20:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The Department of Homeland Security today released the following statement regarding the priorities of ICE and CBP in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. […]


    Video: Slain CA Deputy Kept Fighting After Shot in Heart, Sheriff Says
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 18:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The Sacramento County (CA) Sheriff’s deputy killed in a hotel shootout last week continued to fire his weapon at an armed gunman, even after a bullet had pierced through the soft tissue of his shoulder and hit his heart, Sheriff Scott Jones said during a press conference Tuesday. […]


    Video: Banner Calling for “More Dead Cops” Hung from NY Overpass
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 18:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A banner hung on an Albany, NY, overpass Sunday called for “More Dead Cops” and bore the encircled “A” symbol used by anarchists. […]


    GA Officers Forced to Kill Tiger Roaming Neighborhood
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 18:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Henry County, GA, police shot and killed a tiger roaming one of the Atlanta suburb’s neighborhoods early Wednesday morning. […]


    Sacramento moves forward on controversial $1.5M approach to prevent gun violence
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 17:32 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After a deadly shooting related to gang-supported rappers, Sacramento has voted to move forward on a controversial gun-violence prevention program targeting those who are suspected of committing most of the… […]


    Quiz: What should you do if you come across a cardiac arrest?
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 16:47 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Philips By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff As first responders, police officers are often the first people on scene. When that scene includes a cardiac arrest, every second counts. According to the American Heart Association, for every minute that a person is in cardiac arrest, the chances of successful resuscitation decrease by 7-10 percent. It’s […]


    Illinois Officer Delivers His Own Baby in Parking Lot
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 16:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Nachampassack loaded up his girlfriend and her belongings into his car and while en route to the hospital, he called dispatch on his cellphone. “I said, ’Can you make sure the emergency room is ready because this baby is coming in hot. We’re going to pop right when we get there.″ […]


    Video: Houston Officers Receiving Donations from Across the Nation, Union Says
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 16:45 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 500 Houston Police officers have been affected by flooding and more than 100 of them have completely lost their homes, according to the union. […]


    Ford Offers Special Pricing and Terms to People who Lost Cars in Hurricane Harvey, $1,000 Discount for First Responders
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Ford Motor Company and its dealers are committing millions of dollars in relief funds and offering special assistance to those who need to replace vehicles lost or destroyed in Hurricane Harvey. First responders affected by the storm are eligible for an additional $1,000 discount. […]


    Video: Police Say TX Arrestee Slipped Cuffs, Stole Patrol Vehicle
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:55 by POLICE Magazine

    “As officers went through her bags of stolen goods, [Toscha] Sponsler removed her seat belt, slipped her cuffs and climbed through a window partition to the driver’s seat,” authorities said. […]


    TN Supreme Court Considering “Good Faith” Admission of Illegally Obtained Evidence
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:55 by POLICE Magazine

    The Tennessee Supreme Court is again signaling its intent to decide whether the state’s courts should be more forgiving of police mistakes even if they violate the constitutional rights of its citizens. […]


    Polk County sheriff: Fugitives at Irma shelters will be arrested
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd issued a warning to sex offenders and those with warrants: If you seek shelter from Hurricane Irma, we’ll escort you to jail. In a series of tweets Wednesday, Judd said authorities would be checking IDs at every shelter and sex offenders and predators […]


    ‘More dead cops’ banner hung on NY overpass
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:09 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALBANY, N.Y. — Police are looking into the source of a disturbing banner tied to an overpass. Police received a call Sunday that a banner reading “more dead cops” was hanging over a busy highway, News 10 reported. Authorities are unsure of how long it was up, but it was removed shortly […]


    Kansas Prison Rocked by Major Disturbance
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 15:04 by Officer.com

    A large inmate disturbance at Norton Correctional Facility that drew law enforcement and firefighters Tuesday came amid a spike in disciplinary reports. […]


    Police officer who arrested Utah nurse fired from medic job
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 14:56 by PoliceOne

    By Lindsay Whitehurst Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah police officer seen on video roughly arresting a nurse who refused to draw blood from a patient was fired Tuesday from his part-time paramedic job. Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne’s termination came after he said on the video that he’d bring transient patients […]


    How to make body cameras a reality for a small police department
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 13:53 by PoliceOne

    By Chief Mark Pacholec, P1 Contributor Technology is revolutionizing police operations, helping to expedite and improve investigations. Unfortunately, implementing new technology can be as complicated as solving a 20-year-old cold case. Why? Many police departments are using servers or hard drives that are unable to handle the amount of data produced by new technology like […]


    Ga. police shoot, kill tiger roaming through neighborhood
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 13:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Henry County police responded to an odd and dangerous call Wednesday: A tiger was on the loose in a neighborhood. Officers responded and kept a visual on the tiger while animal professionals were called in, the department wrote on Facebook. At one point, the animal ran into the […]


    Nearly 200 Houston LEOs lose homes to Harvey
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Officers who were out rescuing residents from floodwaters and keeping the community safe have no home to return to. The Fort Worth Police Officers’ Association tweeted Thursday that nearly 200 Houston officers l… […]


    How UAS technologies are changing the way police view incident scenes
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 13:25 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Worrell, P1 Contributor A long-time FirstNet supporter, Charlottesville Fire Chief Emeritus Charles Werner has been a strong advocate for UAS technology as an additional tool for all public safety disciplines. During his 42 years of service, We… […]


    Suspect Fires On Troopers During Standoff
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 13:25 by Officer.com

    No one was injured in a standoff between N.C. Highway Patrol Troopers and a man with a rifle. […]


    News Photographer Asks Public for Sympathy for Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Who Shot Him
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 12:55 by Officer.com

    New Carlisle News photographer Andy Grimm was shot by Clark County Deputy Jake Shaw after he mistook his tripod and camera for a weapon. […]


    Paramedic saves police officer being attacked by murder suspect
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DENVER — A paramedic rushed to help a police officer who was being attacked by a murder suspect. KDVR reported that Paramedic Lt. Otis McKay Jr. and Officer Jonathan Davis responded to an assault call June 16. They found two te… […]


    Suspect flees, assaults two Pa. troopers following traffic stop
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    Erie Times-News ERIE, Pa. — A North East man faces two felony charges of aggravated assault after he allegedly fled state troopers during a traffic stop and later assaulted them as he was being taken into custody. According to an affidavit, state troopers observed Scott J. Lauderbaugh, 34, of 83 S. Pearl St., driving a […]


    EagleView Donates Post Storm Imagery via Online Tool to Help Hurricane Harvey Evacuees Assess Property Damage
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 10:25 by Officer.com

    Updated, detailed photos can show them Harvey’s impact on their homes […]


    PRYME EXPANDS OPERATIONS TO BETTER SERVE CUSTOMERS ACROSS AMERICA
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 10:18 by Officer.com

    Pryme opens Indiana Distribution Center to expedite one-day shipping to East-Central clients, and establishes two new satellite sales offices in Nevada and Arizona to further enhance services nationwide. […]


    Slain Calif. deputy kept shooting, even after bullet hit his heart
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    By Nashelly Chavez The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy killed in a hotel shootout last week continued to fire his weapon at an armed gunman, even after a bullet had pierced through the soft … […]


    New HD Camera Provides Unrivaled Exterior Video Coverage for Law Enforcement Vehicles
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 10:00 by Officer.com
    Meggitt Training Systems to Highlight Decades of Range Experience at NRA Range Development Conference
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 09:56 by Officer.com
    Louroe Electronics Hosts Gunshot Detection Demonstration for Dallas Law Enforcement and ASIS Security Professionals
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 09:49 by Officer.com

    Louroe Electronics, the world leader in audio monitoring within the security industry, will host a live demonstration of its gunshot and aggression detection technologies for law enforcement and security professionals at DFW Gun Range and Training Center. […]


    34 arrested during NY DACA protest
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    By Laura Figueroa Newsday NEW YORK — New York City elected officials and immigration activists vowed Tuesday to fight President Donald Trump’s ending of an Obama-era policy that has provided legal status to thousands of undocumented immigrant students and young adults. Mayor Bill de Blasio, speaking at news conference at City Hall, said he would […]


    Law Enforcement’s Resourceful Robot Snake
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Just as all robots are meant to do, the Guardian S keeps officers out of harms way but has a few tricks up its sleeve too […]


    Houston Police Union Donations Helping Officers After Harvey
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:29 by Officer.com
    Houston Police Union Donations Helping Officers After Harvey
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:29 by Officer.com
    Houston Police Honor Officer Killed in Floods
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    Police in Houston saluted Sgt. Albert Steve Perez as his body was transferred to a funeral home on Monday. Perez was killed in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Harvey as he drove himself to work. […]


    Houston Police Honor Officer Killed in Floods
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    Police in Houston saluted Sgt. Albert Steve Perez as his body was transferred to a funeral home on Monday. Perez was killed in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Harvey as he drove himself to work. […]


    First Day On The Job for New Dallas Police Chief
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    The Dallas Police Department got new leadership on Tuesday as Renee Hall made history as the first woman to be named as the agency’s chief. […]


    First Day On The Job for New Dallas Police Chief
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    The Dallas Police Department got new leadership on Tuesday as Renee Hall made history as the first woman to be named as the agency’s chief. […]


    Man Robs Station as Firefighters Help Charity
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 07:52 by Officer.com

    A Raytown Fire Department station was burglarized on Labor Day while firefighters were raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. […]


    Video: Handcuffed Woman Steals Police SUV
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    Toscha Fay Sponsler had been handcuffed and placed in the back of the police SUV after being detained on suspicion of shoplifting. […]


    Suspect Flees Traffic Stop, Attacks Troopers
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 07:11 by Officer.com

    Scott J. Lauderbaugh faces two felony charges of aggravated assault after he allegedly fled state troopers during a traffic stop and later assaulted them as he was being taken into custody. […]


    NYPD Escorts Fallen Cop’s Son to Kindergarten
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 07:02 by Officer.com

    A police escort may not have been on the school supply list, but Austin Tuozzolo had one in tow on his first day of school Tuesday. […]


    Philadelphia Police Union President Calls Protesters a ‘Pack of Rabid Animals’ at Rally
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com
    Violent Crime in NYC Drops to Record Low
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 06:12 by Officer.com

    New York City experienced across-the-board reductions in index crime for August 2017, compared with August 2016. […]


    34 Arrested in New York During DACA Protests
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 06:04 by Officer.com

    Near Trump Tower in Manhattan, 34 protesters were arrested for sitting in the middle of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. […]


    Deputy Kept Firing After Bullet Hit His Heart
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 05:51 by Officer.com

    Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones says that Deputy Robert French continued to fire his weapon at the gunman, even after a bullet hit his heart. […]


    LAPD detectives solve 48-year-old cold case
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — It should have been an ordinary errand: a trip to a Mid-Wilshire drugstore to buy a hair dryer. Wendy Jo Halison drove her prized green Thunderbird down Fairfax Avenue on that Sunday afternoon in 196… […]


    Texas seeks swift reversal of blocked ‘sanctuary cities’ law
    Posted September 6th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking a federal appeals court for an emergency order blocking a lower ruling that kept Texas’ new anti-“sanctuary cities” law from taking effect. In a filing Tuesday, Paxton requested expedited consideration and a ruling from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court within two days. […]


    CT Officer Dies After Barricading Himself in Hotel
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 21:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A Danbury, CT, police sergeant killed himself following a barricade situation at a Southbury hotel on Sunday. […]


    Cleveland Police Union Will Not Hold Flag in Browns Game Because of Protests
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 21:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Cleveland’s police union has said its officers will not hold the American flag during the anthem prior to Browns games in response to team members kneeling during the national anthem. […]


    Video: Fleeing Suspect Almost Runs Down Iowa Motor Officer
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 20:59 by POLICE Magazine

    A man trying to avoid arrest almost ran down a Council Bluffs, IA, police motorcycle officer on Monday. […]


    IA Reserve Deputy Struck, Killed by 3 Vehicles on Highway
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 20:38 by POLICE Magazine

    An Iowa reserve deputy who was walking on Interstate 70 in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs, MO, was struck by three vehicles and killed Saturday night. […]


    Video: USAF Performance Team Pays Tribute to Fallen OH Officer
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 20:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The performance of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at the Cleveland National Air Show on Labor Day paid tribute to fallen Akron Police Officer Justin Winebrenner. […]


    Video: Judge Declares CO Sex Offender Registration Act Unconstitutional
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 19:59 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal court judge’s ruling finding that Colorado’s sex-offender registry violated the Constitutional rights of three sex offenders who sued could change the way the public gets access to the list. […]


    Gamber-Johnson Ford Utility PI
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 19:52 by Officer.com

    Gamber-Johnson’s in vehicle mounts are designed to secure computers, radios and equipment within easy reach of the driver. […]


    You’ll float too: Pa. police find over 20 red balloons tied to sewer gates
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 18:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LITITZ BOROUGH, Pa. — Police in Lititz Borough came upon a terrifying discovery over the weekend: red balloons tied to sewer gates all over town. The police department wrote on Facebook Tuesday that someone “took it upon themselves to promote” the upcoming release of the child-killing clown movie “It.” “We give points […]


    Vacancies Prompt Virginia State Police to Offer Abbreviated Academy
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 18:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Virginia State Police are for the first time offering some recruits a chance to become troopers without completing a full six-month State Police Academy. […]


    Brunswick Commercial & Government Products Donates to Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Efforts
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 17:44 by Officer.com

    Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) has donated three boats to the Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts in Texas. […]


    Buck Knives Introduces New Discount Programs
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 17:31 by Officer.com

    Buck Knives has launched two discount programs which provide members of the outdoor community and military/first responders exclusive access and pricing on many Buck Knives products. […]


    Lessons Learned From the Manchester Arena Bombing
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 16:02 by Officer.com

    In every mass casualty event, whether it’s a terrorist attack or other cause, there are lessons to be learned for first responders. What are the lessons we can learn from the Manchester Arena Bombing of May 2017? […]


    Cop dressed as Batman brings smiles to Harvey victims, first responders
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Cpl. Damon Cole is famous for his heroic acts. Whether it’s capturing shoplifters while dressed as Batman or driving 11 hours to be Superman for a boy with cancer, Cole knows what it means to rise to the occasion. On Saturday, Cole worked patrol with the Houston Police Department to […]


    Shoplifting suspect assaults man with ax after he offers to pay for the suspect’s items
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — Police said a man who offered to pay for a shoplifting suspect’s items was attacked with an ax. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told CBS LA that a suspect was stealing the items from a 7-El… […]


    Should cops see body cam video before giving use-of-force statements?
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteArticle reprinted from Force Science News #330. A recent webinar on the question of whether officers should be allowed to review body cam video before giving statements on use-of-force incidents featured a spirited clash … […]


    Video shows Mich. cop terminated pursuit long before suspect killed 5 in crash
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy PoliceOne Staff KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Police released dash camera footage of a high-speed pursuit after rumors spread that an officer was pursuing the car before it crashed and killed five. Undersheriff Paul Matyas … […]


    ASPCA training equips police with tools to investigate animal abuse
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:37 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy Stacy Wolf, ASPCA Senior Vice President Animal cruelty is a crime against animals, but also a crime that offends our most basic community values. The scale of this cruelty can be shocking, as seen in 2016 when the ASPC… […]


    Arkansas State Police Cruiser Collides With Patrol Car During Chase
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:18 by Officer.com

    Arkansas State Police Cpl. Jeffery Plouch collided with a cruiser driven by North Little Rock Police Officer John Yates while pursing a stolen vehicle. […]


    Cleveland police chief responds to police unions’ choice to not hold flag at Browns’ opener
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:14 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy Jane Morice Advance Ohio Media CLEVELAND — Cleveland police Chief Calvin Williams released a statement Sunday night responding to the past week’s news that the Cleveland police and rescue unions would not participate in holding the American flag during the National Anthem during the Browns opener due to players’ protests. Below […]


    Resilience Defined
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Rebounding from a true crisis is difficult but not impossible, as Sgt. Bob Bemis’ inspiring story proves. […]


    After violence, Calif. debates classifying ‘antifa’ as a street gang
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Force Science InstituteBy James Queally and Benjamin Oreskes and Richard Winton Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Not long after dozens of black-hooded protesters were filmed pummeling people on his city’s streets, Berkeley May… […]


    The Power of Teamwork
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    By combining a variety of law enforcement agencies with different capabilities, task forces can effectively target organized criminals. […]


    5 use of force studies cops should know
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 15:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.You know it. I know it. Unlawful shootings by police are extremely rare. The question is, can we make the skeptic believe the realities of police use of force? Line officers, police leaders and public information offi… […]


    Control Tactics and Counter-Tactics
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    It’s important that you know how to defeat an arrestee’s response to your control techniques. […]


    Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 14:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The philosophy of high-intensity physical training meshes well with officers’ schedules and performance needs, and it is a gateway to peak performance and resilience. […]


    Civilian CSIs
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Law enforcement agencies are finding a blended approach of utilizing civilians as CSIs provides the best of both worlds. […]


    Inside the Antifa Movement
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 13:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The anti-fascist movement sounds like it only targets white supremacy hate groups like the Klan and neo-Nazis, but this anarchist group has and will attack law enforcement officers and people with opposing political ideologies. […]


    How to Succeed as a First-time Supervisor
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 13:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Prepare for a leadership role by acquiring the skills and training you’ll need. […]


    Accessing and Drawing the Tools on Your Belt
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 13:06 by POLICE Magazine

    When it comes to your duty belt, the most important question is whether you can get to what you need when you need it. […]


    Photos: Conn. K-9 gets hero’s send-off before being euthanized
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIDDLETON, Conn. — A K-9 received a hero’s send-off before he was put down. The Middletown Police Department wrote on Facebook that K-9 Hunter had been ill for the past couple of days. Tests revealed he had an aggressive form of liver cancer and doctors recommended euthanization. The department posted photos of […]


    Houston LEO battling stage 4 cancer braves Harvey to rescue residents
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:59 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer braved Harvey’s floodwaters to help rescue thousands of stranded residents. Norbert Ramon’s sergeant called him as rain began to fall on Aug. 26, Fox News reported. The 24-year veteran began preparing for the worst. “By Sunday morning when he woke […]


    The Pursuit Pickup Truck
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Ford’s new F-150 Police Responder is designed for patrol duty both on and off the road. […]


    PD thanks Utah nurse for protecting injured LEO’s identity
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:54 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SALT LAKE CITY — An Idaho police department is thanking a nurse for protecting an injured officer’s identity during a viral incident between the nurse and a Utah detective. The Rigby Police Department wrote on Facebook Friday that it was one of their reserve officers, William Gray, who was injured in the […]


    Police: Houston looters targeting cops, firefighters
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Firefighters were targeted by looters while rescuing people from Hurricane Harvey floodwaters, according to police. Daily Caller reported that a group of firefighters were shot at while conducting search and rescue op… […]


    Police union: Houston looters targeted cops, firefighters
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Firefighters and officers were targeted by looters, according to a police union. The Houston Chronicle reported that a group of firefighters and officers were shot at while responding to the scene. Police Union Vice President Joe Gamaldi said police diverted from making high-water rescues to respond. Shout out to looters […]


    How To Work With Fire Rescue
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:41 by POLICE Magazine

    It’s important to communicate with firefighters and rescue personnel and not get in each other’s way. […]


    First Ever Great Lakes Law Enforcement Challenge Gets Ready to Kick-Off September 10-11, 2017
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:01 by Officer.com

    A premier industry event, the Great Lakes Law Enforcement Challenge (GLLEC) will officially kick-off this coming September 10th through the 11th at the Shanty Creek Resort and Davis Shooting Range in northern Michigan. […]


    First Ever Great Lakes Law Enforcement Challenge Gets Ready to Kick-Off September 10-11, 2017
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 12:01 by Officer.com

    A premier industry event, the Great Lakes Law Enforcement Challenge (GLLEC) will officially kick-off this coming September 10th through the 11th at the Shanty Creek Resort and Davis Shooting Range in northern Michigan. […]


    Inmate Takes on a Dozen Deputies in Wild Brawl
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 11:14 by Officer.com

    Video footage from Cook County Jail in Chicago shows the dramatic fight between an inmate and at least a dozen correctional officers. […]


    NYPD Officers Help Deliver Baby Girl
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 11:09 by Officer.com

    After 9 months, a mother-to-be delivered a baby thanks in part to two quick-thinking members of the NYPD. […]


    Photographer mistakenly shot by officer who mistook camera for weapon
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    By Cliff Pinckard Advance Ohio Media NEW CARLISLE, Ohio — A newspaper photographer was shot by a deputy Sunday night after the deputy mistook the man’s camera for a weapon, reports say. The New Carlisle News reports its photographer, Andy Grimm, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for surgery and is expected to recover from […]


    Photographer shot by officer who mistook camera for weapon
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    By Cliff Pinckard Advance Ohio Media NEW CARLISLE, Ohio — A newspaper photographer was shot by a deputy Sunday night after the deputy mistook the man’s camera for a weapon, reports say. The New Carlisle News reports its photographer, Andy Grimm, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for surgery and is expected to recover from […]


    Police: Driver crashes into crowd at Labor Day block party, injuring 8
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 10:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Police say a woman who tried to drive around a block party in Philadelphia and crashed into a crowd, injuring eight people including a pregnant woman, is facing a charge of driving under the influence. The unidenti… […]


    Conn. sergeant kills himself during hotel standoff
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 09:50 by PoliceOne

    By Rob Ryser The News-Times SOUTHBURY, Conn. — A Danbury police sergeant who barricaded himself inside a hotel died Sunday from a self-inflicted injury, police said. Sgt. Drew Carlson, who joined the force in 2004, was promoted to sergeant in 201… […]


    Houston Police Officer Cries When Daughter Calls To Sing ‘Happy Birthday’
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    A Houston police officer couldn’t keep it together when his little girl called to wish him a happy birthday. A video posted to social media by Houston Police shows an officer, who couldn’t be home due to Hurricane Harvey, brought to tears when his daughte […]


    Fired Deputy Didn’t Follow Up on Sex Crimes
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    Basic investigative steps were never taken in at least two dozen Collier County Sheriff’s Office cases initially assigned to a detective who later was fired. […]


    42 Shot Over Labor Day Weekend in Chicago
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    A woman was killed in an apparent homicide-suicide, and eight other people, including a 15-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings Monday in Chicago, police said, bringing to at least 42 the number of people shot this Labor Day weekend in the city. […]


    8 NYPD Officers Sickened After Drug Exposure
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 07:43 by Officer.com

    The occupant of a Queens home where a white powder thought to be heroin in the air sickened eight NYPD cops has been arrested. […]


    Suspect Swims in Ocean to Evade Cops, Shark
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    What started as a traffic stop ended as an ocean search Wednesday in Surf City after a suspect stopped by police jumped into the ocean and started swimming out to sea. […]


    LAPD Detectives Solve 48-Year-Old Cold Case
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 07:07 by Officer.com

    The mystery of Wendy Jo Halison’s murder lingered for nearly half a century, outlasting several detectives and potential suspects. […]


    Utah Police Criticized Following Nurse’s Arrest
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 06:24 by Officer.com

    A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. […]


    Connecticut Officer Kills Self During Standoff
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Danbury Police Sgt. Drew Carlson, who barricaded himself inside a hotel, died Sunday from a self-inflicted injury, […]


    Ohio Deputy Mistakenly Shoots Photographer
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Shaw mistakenly shot New Carlisle News photographer Andy Grimm while conducting a traffic stop Monday night. […]


    NYPD officer helps deliver a baby in apartment, for 2nd time
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — When a New York City police officer helped a woman give birth in an apartment bathroom, it wasn’t the first time the officer helped deliver a baby on the job. New York Police Department Officer Doris Vega and partner Timothy Canniff were called to a Bronx apartment around 3 a.m. […]


    Police: Huge WWII-era bomb successfully defused in Frankfurt
    Posted September 5th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Probst Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany — Bomb disposal experts defused a huge unexploded World War II-era bomb in the German financial capital Frankfurt that forced the evacuation of more than 60,000 residents, police said Sunday. Hospital patients and the elderly were among those affected in what was Germany’s biggest evacuation in recent history. […]


    CA Legislators Debate Classifying Antifa and Right-Wing Radicals as Street Gangs
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 16:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Berkeley, CA, Mayor Jesse Arreguin has called “Antifa,” a street gang, and said police should start treating protesters in the anti-fascist movement accordingly. […]


    Nebraska Deputy, Teen Suspect Wounded in Sunday Gunfight
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 14:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Douglas County, NE, authorities say a 17-year-old male opened fire on a sheriff’s deputy with a shotgun early Sunday morning. One deputy and the suspect were wounded in the ensuing gunfight, which involved two deputies and an Omaha police officer. […]


    Mass. trooper saves kitten from tunnel
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 11:52 by PoliceOne

    By Antonio Planas Boston Herald BOSTON — An adorable gray kitten that strayed onto the Interstate 90 Connector Tunnel yesterday was rescued by a state trooper — and now the staties are seeking the public’s help naming the frisky feline. The cat, which is undoubtedly now down to eight lives, made it out of the […]


    Cleveland police union refuse to hold flag at Browns opening game
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 11:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEVELAND — Members of unions representing Cleveland police officers and paramedics have said they won’t hold a large U.S. flag during pregame ceremonies prior to next Sunday’s Cleveland Browns season opener after a group of Browns players knelt during the national anthem before a preseason game last month. Steve Loomis, president of the […]


    Ohio sheriff’s new bomb-sniffing dog has day job as DARE sidekick
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 11:05 by PoliceOne

    By Holly Zachariah The Columbus Dispatch COMMERCIAL POINT, Ohio — The Pickaway County deputy sheriff stood at the front of the fifth-grade classroom to teach a most-important lesson about what happens when you drink too much alcohol, so he adopted his serious, I-mean-business, law-enforcement face. Until, that is, someone basically Army-crawled to his feet and […]


    Man accused of killing Calif. deputy in shootout dies
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 10:55 by PoliceOne

    By Dominic Fracassa San Francisco Chronicle SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — The Castro Valley man accused of killing a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy and wounding two California Highway Patrol officers died Saturday, succumbing to the injur… […]


    Mass. State Trooper Saves Kitty From Tunnel
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 08:54 by Officer.com
    Police Union Won’t Hold Flag at NFL Opener
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 08:49 by Officer.com

    The Cleveland police and rescue unions announced they would not participate in holding the American flag during the National Anthem during the Browns opener due to players’ protests. […]


    Man Accused of Killing California Deputy Dies
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 08:40 by Officer.com
    Gunman Who Ambushed Officer Sentenced
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 08:31 by Officer.com

    A gunman with a history of mental-health problems got four years in prison Wednesday for wounding a Miami Gardens cop in a roadside ambush. […]


    Nebraska Deputy Shot; Gunman Wounded
    Posted September 4th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com

    Douglas County Deputy John McFarland was wounded after a teenage gunman opened fire at the scene of a disturbance early Sunday morning. […]


    Houston Officer Battling Cancer Helps Rescue Hundreds from Floodwaters
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 15:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Houston police officer battling stage 4 metastatic colon cancer has helped to rescue hundreds from the floodwaters left behind by historic storm Harvey. […]


    Man Suspected of Killing CA Deputy and Wounding CHP Officers Dies
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 15:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The man suspected of fatally shooting a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy and injuring two California Highway Patrol officers in a shootout Wednesday died from his injuries on Saturday, the Sheriff’s Department said. […]


    Almost 200 Houston Officers Lost Homes in Harvey Flooding
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 12:30 by POLICE Magazine

    “The collective heart of the Houston Police Department (HPD), the Houston Fire Department, all of our municipal co-workers, (and) just the entire first-responder community in this city is second to none, and I am very proud of that,” the chief said. Despite more than 200 officers having their own homes damaged or destroyed “They’re putting […]


    Delaware Corporal Dies from Complications of 2012 Duty Injury
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 12:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A Dover, DE, police corporal died early Friday as the result of medical complications stemming from a leg injury he suffered in the line of duty in 2012. […]


    Man Gets Probation for Shooting 2 Detroit Officers, Lawyer Says He Thought They Were Burglars
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 12:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A Detroit man who shot two city police officers at his home in April was sentenced Wednesday to two years of probation, with the first 90 days to be served in the Wayne County Jail. […]


    2 men arrested in wounding of 2 St. Louis police officers
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 11:17 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Authorities have arrested two men suspected of wounding two St. Louis police officers in an attack that also left a 24-year-old woman in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. Acting Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole said Friday evening that the third victim was in her home directly behind […]


    Retired police officer steps off with college marching band
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio — A retired police officer with multiple college degrees has re-enrolled as a freshman at the University of Toledo for the opportunity to step off with the school’s marching band. WNWO-TV reports 59-year-old grandmother Virginia Todd took to the field with her clarinet Thursday night for Toledo’s football season opener. Meet […]


    Ill. police work to build relationship, trust with city’s teens
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By Janelle Walker The Courier-News ELGIN, Ill. — Angela Mascote feels, as a 15-year-old Larkin High School student, she and many of her friends have a pretty good relationship with the Elgin Police Department. Two years ago, Mascote was the first winner of the department’s “Chief for a Day” poster competition, which included a ride […]


    Ill. police work to build relationship, trust with city’s teens
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By Janelle Walker The Courier-News ELGIN, Ill. — Angela Mascote feels, as a 15-year-old Larkin High School student, she and many of her friends have a pretty good relationship with the Elgin Police Department. Two years ago, Mascote was the first winner of the department’s “Chief for a Day” poster competition, which included a ride […]


    Chicago police superintendent leaves hospital after kidney transplant
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has left the hospital three days after undergoing a kidney transplant. Johnson was discharged on Saturday afternoon. On Wednesday, doctors removed a kidney from Johnson’s son and then transplanted into the 57-year-old Johnson. A day after the surgery, doctors said it went smoothly and that both […]


    Spanish police arrest 12 in drug bust
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MADRID — Spanish police have arrested 14 people, including 12 British nationals, in an operation to bust a drug trafficking ring in a resort town on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. Spain’s Civil Guard said Saturday that it made the arrests during raids of 12 different residences. Police confiscated three kilograms of cocaine, […]


    Del. officer dies of injuries suffered in 2012
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    Dover Post DOVER, Del. — Dover police are reporting the death of an officer due to complications from an injury he suffered five years ago. Cpl. Thomas Hannon, 42, died early in the morning of Friday, Sept. 1, department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Hannon died at Christiana Hospital with his family at his […]


    Del. officer dies of injuries suffered in 2012
    Posted September 3rd, 2017 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    Dover Post DOVER, Del. — Dover police are reporting the death of an officer due to complications from an injury he suffered five years ago. Cpl. Thomas Hannon, 42, died early in the morning of Friday, Sept. 1, department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Hannon died at Christiana Hospital with his family at his […]


    Yacht’s distress call leads to big Greek marijuana bust
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — A rescue operation in the eastern Aegean Sea has turned into a big marijuana bust. A Greek coast guard statement says a Turkish-flagged wooden sailboat that issued a distress call near the island of Nisyros was found to be carrying around 700 kilograms (1,500 pounds) of marijuana. The three Turkish […]


    Police: Woman steals shoes and flees, leaving son behind
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MOBILE, Ala. — Alabama police have arrested a woman who they say left her 5-year-old son behind after stealing a pair of shoes. Mobile Police Department spokesman Donald Wallace tells news outlets 24-year-old Debrina Scott shoplifted the shoes Saturday from a Mobile shoe store. Wallace says that when Scott was confronted by security […]


    New Calif. law will extend immigrant protections
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 09:30 by PoliceOne

    By Sophia Bollag Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California police will soon be barred from arresting crime victims or witnesses just because of actual or suspected immigration violations under a new law the governor signed Friday. The measure is one of several authored by state lawmakers to ensure people living in the country illegally who […]


    Delaware Officer Dies of Injuries From 2012
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 08:37 by Officer.com

    Dover Police Cpl. Thomas Hannon died early Sunday morning due to complications from a leg he suffered while on duty five years ago. […]


    Calif. court rules LDR data can’t be kept private
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Richard Winton Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The California Supreme Court decided Thursday that data from millions of vehicle license plate images collected by the Los Angeles police and sheriff’s departments are not confidential inves… […]


    Finnish police officers to get submachine guns
    Posted September 2nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jan M. Olsen Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Police in Finland released a third suspect Friday in a fatal stabbing attack allegedly carried out by a Moroccan asylum-seeker, a development that came hours after the Nordic country’s news agency said officers will be issued MP5 submachine guns in addition to their normal equipment. The […]


    2 Officers Hurt in Police Helicopter Crash Near Atlanta
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 19:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A police helicopter crashed as it returned to its air base after searching for a suspect near Atlanta on Friday, injuring both occupants. […]


    Chicago Police Superintendent’s Kidney Transplant Successful
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 18:38 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s kidney transplant was a success and he was already feeling well enough to check his emails just hours after the surgery, doctors said Thursday. […]


    Video: Utah Nurse Handcuffed Over Refusal to Draw Blood from Crash Victim
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 18:32 by POLICE Magazine

    A nurse says she was assaulted and illegally arrested by a Salt Lake City police detective for following a hospital policy that does not allow blood draws from unconscious patients. […]


    Motorola Solutions Completes Acquisition of Kodiak Networks
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:45 by Officer.com
    GTL Increases Inmate Identification and Fraud Prevention with New Voice Biometrics Feature
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:42 by Officer.com

    New addition to patented voice biometric able to search and detect an inmate voice throughout entire enterprise of stored recordings […]


    FBI, Homeland Security warn LE of more antifa attacks
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials have been sending warnings to local and state law enforcement since 2016 that antifa has become increasingly dangerous. Warnings from the Department of Homeland Security state tha… […]


    FBI, Homeland Security warn LE of more antifa attacks
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement officials have been sending warnings to local and state law enforcement since 2016 that antifa has become increasingly dangerous. Warnings from the Department of Homeland Security state tha… […]


    The Barrier is Lowered to Leveraging Tools Designed to Maximize Exploitation of Electronic Evidence
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:37 by Officer.com

    The Barrier is Lowered to Leveraging Tools Designed to Maximize Exploitation of Electronic Evidence […]


    St. Louis preps for possible unrest as verdict nears in fatal 2011 OIS
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:30 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ST. LOUIS — St. Louis is preparing for potential unrest as a verdict is expected soon in the first-degree murder case against a former St. Louis officer who fatally shot a suspect after a 2011 pursuit. Jason Stockley is charge… […]


    2 St. Louis Gang Squad Officers Shot
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Two police officers with the gang squad were shot and injured in downtown St. Louis Friday afternoon, and the suspect was on the run. […]


    CA Supreme Court Says Police License Plate Data Is Public
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:08 by POLICE Magazine

    Data that law enforcement collects indiscriminately from license plate readers on millions of motorists are not police “investigative records” that may be kept secret from the public, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday. […]


    After Hurricane Harvey, Houston Responders Begin Gathering Up the Dead
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 17:01 by POLICE Magazine

    So far, Hurricane Harvey has claimed at least 31 lives. Houston officials embarked on the house-to-house search to recover the dead Thursday in areas where floodwaters rose 3 feet or more. […]


    8 NYPD Officers Sickened by Toxic Fumes at Suspected Drug Lab
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Eight New York Police Department officers were taken to the hospital early Friday after entering an alleged drug lab in Queens and inhaling fumes believed to have been from a highly toxic synthetic opioid. […]


    Mich. State Police suspend vehicle pursuits following ATV death
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:52 by PoliceOne

    By Allie Gross Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Michigan State Police has prohibited troopers from engaging in vehicle pursuits involving misdemeanors and traffic violations following the death of a Detroit teenager who was being chased by a trooper Saturday. State Police Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue released a statement Thursday saying the department is “reassessing its […]


    Rave Mobile Safety Partners with TriTech to Incorporate Facility Data into CAD
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:36 by Officer.com

    TriTech CAD System now utilizing Rave Facility to make the collection and maintenance of facility data more scalable […]


    CHP Officers Shot in Gun Battle That Killed CA Deputy Are Recovering
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Two undercover California Highway Patrol officers who were shot Wednesday during a deadly gun battle with an armed suspect are recovering from their wounds. […]


    FL Governor Has Right to Reassign Anti-Death Penalty Prosecutor’s Cases
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A Florida state attorney who refused to seek the death penalty lost her court fight Thursday with the governor who reassigned her murder cases, including police officers’ homicides, to another prosecutor. […]


    Suicide Bomb Attack in Algeria Kills 2 Police Officers
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:09 by POLICE Magazine

    A suicide attack on a police station in western Algeria killed two policemen after one officer jumped on the attacker to protect his colleagues from the blast. […]


    TX Business Owner Housing Hurricane Harvey First Responders in Corporate HQ
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 16:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Academy Sports + Outdoors’ corporate headquarters in Katy, TX, has become a command center for police, army, and medical crews in town to support the hurricane Harvey rescue effort. President and CEO J.K. Symancyk opened his doors to these first responders. […]


    2 officers shot in St. Louis; suspect at large
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Two St. Louis police officers are hospitalized in stable condition after being shot on the city’s north side. The shooting happened early Friday afternoon. A police spokeswoman confirmed the shootings and says both officers are in stable condition. Media reports say one officer was shot in the leg. No information […]


    2 officers shot in St. Louis; 2 suspects at large
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Two St. Louis police officers are hospitalized in stable condition but expected to recover after a shooting near downtown. Both officers — a 35-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman — are being treated at a hospital for gunshot wounds to their legs and hands, and facial wounds caused by shrapnel. […]


    Special Ops Bunker: The Collapsible Bunker
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 15:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The SOB by Special Ops Bunker offers tactical teams protection from rifle rounds in a mobile, portable system that can be easily deployed. […]


    Four Hard Truths in Leadership
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 15:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Stumbling blocks can hamper supervisors’ efforts, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep trying. […]


    Thousands of Words on Officer Safety
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 15:05 by POLICE Magazine

    The shooting of an officer captured on video is unpleasant to watch, but it can be a great teaching tool. […]


    Fla. LEOs turned away by restaurant security, owner says it was a misunderstanding
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 14:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DAVENPORT, Fla. — A wife of an officer said two uniformed Polk County Sheriff’s deputies were turned away by restaurant security Saturday night. Crystal Nobre, a member of Central Florida LEO Wives, wrote a post on Facebook saying she, along with other LEOs and their wives, reserved a table at Davenport’s Ale […]


    Ga. cop fired for comment at traffic stop says he’s retiring
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 14:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A police lieutenant who was fired after a 2016 video surfaced showing him making what is believed to be a sarcastic comment to an uncooperative driver said he’s retiring. As Police Chief Mike Register was announcing Cobb County police Lt. Greg Abbott’s termination Thursday on TV, Abbott sent […]


    Washington Deputies Foil Possible Ambush
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 14:01 by Officer.com

    Using night vision goggles, one of the deputies was able to see a man creeping down the driveway in the dark with a rifle. […]


    Police helicopter crashes near Atlanta; 2 officers hurt
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    By John Bazemore and Jeff Martin Associated Press LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A police helicopter crashed as it returned to its air base after searching for a suspect near Atlanta on Friday, injuring both occupants. Firefighters had to free one of them from the wreckage, but both survived and are expected to recover, said Gwinnett County […]


    St. Louis Readies for Verdict in Police Shooting
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 13:37 by Officer.com

    Preparations for potential protests when the verdict is announced in the murder trial of a former police officer have escalated this week. […]


    How to help Hurricane Harvey first responders
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Calams, P1 Contributor Hurricane Harvey is being called one of the costliest storms in U.S. history. Its catastrophic devastation has caused over one million people to evacuate their homes in Texas. FEMA officials say that about 325,000 people have already sought federal emergency aid. First responders are continuing to conduct block-by-block searches, looking […]


    Two Ga. Officers Injured in Chopper Crash
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 13:12 by Officer.com

    Two Gwinnett County officers were injured Friday when a helicopter went down at Briscoe Field. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: The best cop shows in TV history
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_397S–><!–cke_bookmark_397E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed There have been tons of terrible police procedurals, but we’ve had some good cop shows too. That list includes Southland, Streets of San Francisco, Hill Street Blues, Barney Miller, and The Wire. What are the best cop shows […]


    8 NYPD officers hospitalized after exposure to suspected fentanyl fumes
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — Eight officers were hospitalized after inhaling fentanyl fumes after entering an alleged drug lab. Officers were called about a man who was suspected to be high on heroin Friday, NBC… […]


    Truck Slams Into Florida Deputies at Crash Scene
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 11:41 by Officer.com

    Dramatic video shows a Florida deputy from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office being struck by vehicle while he and another deputy were working a traffic crash on Tuesday. […]


    Houston retailer becomes home base for Harvey first responders
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 11:40 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — A sporting goods retailer has opened its doors for first responders who have traveled from all over the country to aid Hurricane Harvey victims. Wall Street Journal reported that Academy Sports and Outdoors hosted more than 400 first responders from all over the country in […]


    David Clarke Ends His Career as Milwaukee County Sheriff
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 11:33 by Officer.com

    In a surprising move, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday. […]


    David Clarke Ends His Career as Milwaukee County Sheriff
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 11:33 by Officer.com

    In a surprising move, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday. […]


    Police Chief Makes Case for Afterlife After Loss
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 11:26 by Officer.com

    A police chief in Rhode Island gives out some unorthodox advice for those who have lost a loved one: Seek a connection to the afterlife by meeting with a medium. […]


    CHP officers shot during gun battle recovering from wounds
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 10:08 by PoliceOne

    By Veronica Rocha Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — Two undercover California Highway Patrol officers who were shot Wednesday during a deadly gun battle with an armed suspect are recovering from their wounds, officials said. The offic… […]


    Eight Ways Police Can Improve Their Active Listening Skills
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 10:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Police officers must constantly interact with others, but how well do they actually listen? From investigations at work to relationships at home, here are eight ways officers can improve their active listening skills. […]


    After Harvey’s fury, police tasked with gathering up the dead
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 09:56 by PoliceOne

    By Molly Hennessy-Fiske Los Angeles Times HOUSTON — The woman’s body, slight and petite, was revealed as floodwaters receded, washed up against the green metal fence surrounding her apartment complex. Neighbors knew exactly who she was: Kie… […]


    Georgia Officer Retires Over Traffic Stop Video
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    Cobb County officials Thursday announced plans to fire a police officer who told a woman during a traffic stop that “we only shoot black people,” before Lt. Greg Abbott announced he would retire. […]


    Listen: Fake Trooper Tries to Scam Real One
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    What happens when a scammer pretending to be an Alaska State Trooper talks to an actual trooper? […]


    Court Rules LPR Data Can’t be Kept Private
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com
    Florida Deputies Bust Wrong Driver’s Tire
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 07:32 by Officer.com

    According to Volusia County Sheriff’s Office reports, deputies inadvertently punctured M.J. Locklear’s tire as they pursued Darius Davis. […]


    Michigan State Police Suspends Pursuits
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 07:01 by Officer.com

    Michigan State Police has prohibited troopers from engaging in vehicle pursuits involving misdemeanors and traffic violations following the death of a Detroit teenager who was being chased by a trooper Saturday. […]


    NYPD Officer Accidentally Shoots U.S. Marshal
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 06:27 by Officer.com

    An NYPD officer accidentally wounded a Deputy U.S. Marshal after opening fire on a pit bull Thursday morning. […]


    CHP Officers Recovering Following Shootout
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    Two undercover California Highway Patrol officers who were shot Wednesday during a deadly gun battle with an armed suspect are recovering from their wounds. […]


    After Storm, Police Tasked With Finding Dead
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    Houston officials embarked on a house-to-house search Thursday in areas where floodwaters rose 3 feet or more as the flooding began to subside. […]


    Anti-death penalty prosecutor loses fight with Fla. governor
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Brendan Farrington Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida state attorney who refused to seek the death penalty lost her court fight Thursday with the Republican governor who reassigned her murder cases to another prosecutor. The state Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Rick Scott had the power to reassign cases from Orlando-area […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Dunking a cop
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members PFC M. Leung, with the Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department, captured this great photo of PFC Emmilie Cherry taking one for the team at a “Dunk a Cop” event on Aug. 14. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be […]


    Doctor: Chicago police superintendent’s kidney transplant successful
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s kidney transplant was a success and he was already feeling well enough to check his emails just hours after the surgery, doctors said Thursday. The 57-year-old Johnson will likely be released from the hospital this weekend, the doctors said at a […]


    Ala. police receive Byrne Justice Assistance Grant
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Kimberly Hyde WTVY DOTHAN, Ala. — The Houston County Sheriff’s Department is teaming up with Dothan Police once again to receive the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant. The federal money is set aside for law enforcement and allows departments to buy things like vehicles, training, equipment and computers for patrol cars. The Houston […]


    Fla. supreme court rules governor had power to reassign death penalty cases
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Brendan Farrington Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida state attorney who refused to seek the death penalty lost her court fight Thursday with the Republican governor who reassigned her murder cases to another prosecutor. The state Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Rick Scott had the power to reassign cases from Orlando-area […]


    6 Tips to Adding Medical Equipment, Training to Your Curriculum
    Posted September 1st, 2017 @ 04:39 by Officer.com
    First look: Glock Gen5 G17 and G19
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 21:23 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisOn Saturday, I stood in line cursing myself for not getting up earlier. Some 48 people stood between me and the Gen5 Glocks I had come to test at my local firearms mecca, Liberty Firearms Institute in Johnstown, Colorado. Another 20 … […]


    Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County Resigns
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 19:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. —who rose to national prominence with his no-holds-barred conservative rhetoric — resigned his office Thursday. […]


    Delivering Top-Rate Services to Software Customers
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    Milwaukee Sheriff Announces Resignation
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:36 by Officer.com
    NYPD Officer Accidentally Shoots U.S. Marshal while Firing at Dog
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the U.S. Marshals Services is in stable condition after he was accidentally shot by an NYPD officer during an early morning raid in Greenville, authorities said. […]


    Video: GA Lieutenant in Trouble for Saying to DUI Suspect “We Only Kill Black People”
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    According to Chief Mike Register, the recording is part of a DUI stop. The woman said she was hesitant to put her hands down to pick up a cellphone because she didn’t want to get shot. […]


    Using Night Vision, WA Deputy Foils Possible Ambush, Suspect Shot
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    One deputy was wearing night-vision goggles and spotted a man with a rifle approaching them stealthily in the predawn darkness outside the home. […]


    Oregon Trooper Walks Away from Near Head-On Crash
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    An Oregon State Police trooper walked away from a near head-on crash on Highway 97 Tuesday morning. […]


    Clerk: Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke resigns
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:24 by PoliceOne

    By Scott Bauer Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, resigned on Thursday. Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said he received a resignation letter from Clarke, but the letter did not say […]


    Venture Tec Announces Telescoping Mobile Video Surveillance System With New HD Optics
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 17:10 by Officer.com

    The Mobile Video Surveillance System (MVS System) telescopes to over 32 feet and provides long-range surveillance capability for law enforcement and Emergency Management Services. […]


    Cartel shipped drugs hidden in sex-organ shaped candles
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 16:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PATERSON, N.J. — Law enforcement sources said a Mexican cartel allegedly shipped drugs inside candles shaped like sex organs. More than 1,300 pounds of candles were discovered, NBC 4 reported. The candles were shipped to a Lo… […]


    Police: Cartel shipped drugs hidden in genitalia-shaped candles
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 16:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisBy PoliceOne Staff PATERSON, N.J. — Law enforcement sources said a Mexican cartel allegedly shipped drugs inside candles shaped like sex organs. More than 1,300 pounds of candles were discovered, NBC 4 reported. The candles w… […]


    NYPD release video to show illegal chokehold wasn’t used on suspect
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 16:32 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — Police released video Wednesday of a 2013 incident involving an officer accused of using a banned chokehold. Video shows two officers struggling with a suspect in an elevator on Oct. 9. Police said the man attempted … […]


    NTOA Announces New Advanced Response Police Officer Course
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 16:31 by Officer.com

    In response to recent critical incidents, the NTOA designed its latest course to meet the needs of officers who might not be assigned to tactical teams, but still require advanced skills. […]


    Quiet Warrior: Why it matters that we honor our best
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 16:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large By Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large A colleague recently asked me, “What does the term ‘Quiet Warrior’ mean to you?” My reply was, “The quiet warrior shuns the spotlight… […]


    DHS warned state officials of potential violence at Charlottesville rally
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Department of Homeland Security issued a confidential warning to law enforcement about potential violence in Charlottesville, three days before the deadly rally. The Aug. 9 report obtained by Politico said that white supremacists and antifa had previously clashed twice before in Charlottesville at a May 13 white nationalist […]


    Man stuffs $1K in buttocks to hide it from deputies
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:41 by PoliceOne

    By Carli Teproff Miami Herald MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A man in Marion County who was arrested on drug trafficking charges learned quickly that hiding a stash of cash in his rear-end doesn’t pay off. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy stopped 26-year Pattreon Stokes for speeding early Saturday morning in the […]


    Illinois Attorney General Sues Chicago to Force Police Reform, Mayor Approves
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Joining state Attorney General Lisa Madigan in announcing the lawsuit, was Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, reversing his position on whether the city needs strict federal court oversight to make significant changes in the troubled police department. […]


    LA Police Unions Decry Use of “Thin Blue Line” Symbols by Hate Groups
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles-area police unions are calling out attempts to hijack the phrase and symbol “thin blue line” for hate and intolerance. […]


    ICE Warns of Criminals Posing as Feds in Storm-Ravaged Houston
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said today it had received “disturbing” reports of people in the Houston area posing as Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents and telling residents in the area to leave their homes. […]


    Miami Beach Officers Captures 6-Foot Python
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 15:27 by Officer.com

    Miami Beach police responded and captured the six-foot Burmese python on the sidewalk in front of the store and a residential building at 1300 Lincoln Road, just two blocks from the west end of the popular pedestrian mall. […]


    Cop Shoots Man Stabbing Woman With Pencil
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 14:56 by Officer.com

    A man who was allegedly stabbing a woman with a pencil was shot by a San Antonio police officer who overheard their struggle Wednesday night at a downtown hospital. […]


    La. police searching for suspect who opened fire on cop’s home
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EUNICE, La. — A search is underway for the suspect who fired shots at an officer’s home in what police believe was a targeted shooting. “I’m thinking that he was targeted because he was an officer,” Police Chief Randy Fontenot told KATC. “I don’t think it was just a random shooting.” The […]


    NYPD officer mistakenly shoots US marshal in blue-on-blue
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A U.S. marshal was wounded after an NYPD officer opened fire on a dog that was attacking them. Law enforcement attempted to arrest a man wanted for a New York armed robbery Thursday morning, NJ.com reported…. […]


    Video: Officer Fatally Shoots Man Wielding Bat
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 14:22 by Officer.com

    Police released body camera video and surveillance footage Wednesday of a police shooting in front of the federal building in Evansville. […]


    Gunman enters MMA studio, leaves handcuffed, bloodied
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 13:31 by PoliceOne

    By Andy Nguyen Burbank Leader BURBANK, Calif. — A man got more than he bargained for when he entered a Burbank mixed martial arts studio armed with a gun Tuesday night while a class was in session. The incident occurred sometime around 9 p.m. at … […]


    Utah K-9 shot during police standoff
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ST. GEORGE, Utah — A police K-9 suffered gunshot wounds to the neck and mouth area while assisting police in a standoff. K-9 Tess and her handler responded to assist in the apprehension of a carjacking suspect Tuesday, St. George News reported. According to KSL, the suspect told police he had a […]


    Fla. deputy wins appeal in ‘stand your ground’ shooting
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By Rafael Olmeda Sun Sentinel Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Peter Peraza cannot be prosecuted for the July 2013 shooting death of Jermaine McBean in Oakland Park, an appeals court affirmed Wednesday. The ruling from the Fourth District Court of Appeal… […]


    Ga. cop under investigation for comment at traffic stop: ‘We only kill black people’
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 12:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A police lieutenant is under investigation after a 2016 dash cam video surfaced showing the officer making what is believed to be a sarcastic comment to an uncooperative driver. “Remember, we only kill black people,” Lt. Greg Abbott of Cobb County Police Department was recorded as saying to […]


    ‘Suspect apprehended!’ Police nab 6-foot Miami Beach python
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A 6-foot (2-meter) Burmese python slithered near a popular Miami Beach pedestrian mall, scaring the crowd outside a convenience store. Customers leaving Exprezo noticed the snake beneath a royal palm tree on Wednesday. Someone called Miami Beach police and the python was captured. Police Chief Daniel J. Oates tweeted […]


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    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 10:33 by Officer.com
    Transcend Releases Lightning-fast PCIe Solid-state Drive for Mac Computers
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 10:26 by Officer.com

    Transcend Information Inc. is proud to announce the release of the JetDrive 820 PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3.0 solid-state drive (SSD) for Mac computers. […]


    CRIMEEYE VIDEO FOOTAGE AIDS CHATTANOOGA PD IN ARREST OF MURDER SUSPECT
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 10:21 by Officer.com
    Easy collar: Men allegedly robbed bar during police party
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The police response time was quicker than ever. Two men were arrested after police say they robbed a bar outside Baltimore while off-duty officers were there for a police retirement party. The Baltimore Sun reports the men allegedly demanded cash from the register at a Woodlawn bar Tuesday evening while a […]


    Police chief: Smoke from Texas chemical plant fire not toxic
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 09:54 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Bull, Emily Schmall and Reese Dunklin Associated Press CROSBY, Texas — A Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey engulfed the area in floods was rocked by fires and two explosions early Thursday, but local authorities said the resulting smoke presented “no danger to the community at all.” Arkema Inc. said in […]


    Explosions rock flood-crippled chemical plant near Houston
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 09:54 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Bull, Emily Schmall and Reese Dunklin Associated Press CROSBY, Texas — Explosions and fires rocked a flood-crippled chemical plant near Houston early Thursday, sending up a plume of acrid, eye-irritating smoke and adding a new hazard to Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. The plant’s owners warned more explosions could follow because a lack of refrigeration […]


    Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Mourns Loss of One of Their Own
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 09:46 by Officer.com

    The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of 52-year-old Deputy Robert French, a 21-year veteran who was killed in a gun battle with an auto theft suspect at motel. French was patrol deputy and a training officer. […]


    Armed Men Rob Pub Full of Police Officers
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 09:41 by Officer.com
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    Houston Man Brings Comfort Food to First Responders
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 09:14 by Officer.com

    As Kerry Pauley saw the catastrophic effects of Harvey, he knew he wanted to do something, and he’s encouraging everyone who can to do the same. […]


    Gunman Enters MMA Studio, Leaves Bloodied
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    A man got more than he bargained for when he entered a Burbank mixed martial arts studio armed with a gun Tuesday night while a class was in session. […]


    Gunman Enters MMA Studio, Leaves Bloodied
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    A man got more than he bargained for when he entered a Burbank mixed martial arts studio armed with a gun Tuesday night while a class was in session. […]


    Judge Blocks Texas’ Sanctuary Cities Law
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 08:02 by Officer.com
    Deputy Wins in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Shooting
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 07:31 by Officer.com
    Man Slashed Tires of 52 Police, Fire Vehicles
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 07:02 by Officer.com

    Somerdale police Tuesday arrested a 51-year-old man who allegedly slashed 52 tires on police and fire department vehicles parked in their station parking lot over the weekend. […]


    Chicago Top Cop Undergoes Kidney Transplant
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson underwent a successful surgery Wednesday after receiving a kidney from his son, Daniel. […]


    Video Shows Ga. Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 06:14 by Officer.com

    The Cobb County officer-involved shooting that left a teenager with an injury to his upper thigh was deemed justifiable by a grand jury. […]


    Utah K-9 Shot by Suspect During Standoff
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 06:02 by Officer.com

    Washington County Sheriff’s K-9 Tess is in stable condition after being shot by a suspect during a standoff Tuesday night. […]


    Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Shootout; Two CHP Officers Wounded
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 05:49 by Officer.com
    ‘Hell’s breaking loose’: A 911 center under siege by Harvey
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Sedensky, AP National Writer HOUSTON — Some of the callers are panicking; others exude a strange serenity. One moment, Harvey’s floodwaters are pouring into a home, the next a motorist is trapped on an inundated interstate. A woman goes into labor in a washed-out neighborhood, and a split-second later, a family seeks rescue […]


    Ark. state police working on training for gun law expansion
    Posted August 31st, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew DeMillo Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas law dramatically expanding where concealed handguns are allowed will take effect this week, but the training needed to carry those guns to college campuses, bars, government buildings and other new locations may not be available until early next year. After the law takes effect […]


    Federal judge blocks Texas’ tough ‘sanctuary cities’ law
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 22:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge late Wednesday temporarily blocked most of Texas’ tough new “sanctuary cities” law that would have allowed police to inquire about people’s immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops. The law, SB 4, had been cheered by President Donald Trump’s administration but decried by immigrants’ rights […]


    Shots Fired At LA Officer’s Home
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 20:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Police are looking for the person who shot at a Eunice, LA, officer’s home Tuesday night.Police think the bullet was intended for the officer. […]


    Widow of Slain FL Officer Sworn in as FL Special Agent
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 20:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The widow of a Kissimmee, FL, police officer recently killed in the line of duty was sworn in as a special agent with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. […]


    Tulsa Officer Shortage Brings Non-Uniformed Officers Back Into Patrol Jobs
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 20:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Non-uniformed Tulsa, OK, officers, some of whom have not been in field positions for more than a decade, started a biweekly cycle Sunday back into the field to help alleviate the strain on patrol officers. […]


    FL Deputy Credited with Saving Crash Victim From Being Crushed
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 20:14 by POLICE Magazine

    A Florida deputy is credited with saving a traffic crash victim’s life after holding a vehicle up before it could crush him. […]


    1 CA Deputy Killed, 2 CHP Officers Injured in Shooting at Motel
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 20:01 by POLICE Magazine

    A Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department deputy died after he and two California Highway Patrol officers were shot Wednesday in connection with a stolen vehicle investigation. […]


    1 Calif. LEO dead, 2 wounded in shootout
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 19:59 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan J. Cooper Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A gunman with an assault rifle shot and killed a California sheriff’s deputy and wounded two CHP officers Wednesday at a Sacramento hotel that was later surrounded by officers searching for suspects. Three people, including the man suspected of killing the deputy, were in custody following […]


    Suspects in shooting of 3 LEOs linked to stolen vehicle ring
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 19:59 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan J. Cooper Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two women believed to be part of a stolen car ring led California police on a 20-mile chase Wednesday before pointing them to a Sacramento hotel where another suspect opened fire with an assault rifle in a shootout that left one officer dead and two others […]


    Utah Carjacking Leads to Multiagency Police Shootout, K-9 Shot
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 19:54 by POLICE Magazine

    A carjacking at a St. George, UT, gas station late Tuesday night led to a police shootout in a residential neighborhood in Santa Clara that resulted in a police K-9 and the carjacking suspect being shot. […]


    Rave Mobile Safety Expands State and Local Rave Alert Footprint with 125% Customer Growth
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 18:23 by Officer.com

    More than 3,100 communities across 50 states trust Rave in an emergency to help save lives. […]


    Survey: How does your police agency handle policy and training in the video age?
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 18:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Few forces are impacting law enforcement like video, which is shaping training, policy, community relations, and creating major technology challenges even as it solves problems. PoliceOne is currently working on a special coverage pr… […]


    3 Calif. LEOs shot near motel, 2 arrested in connection with shooting
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — Two California Highway Patrol officers and a Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy were wounded in a shooting. The three officers were shot near a Ramada Inn Wednesday afternoon, KCRA reported.Th… […]


    3 Calif. LEOs, 1 suspect shot near motel
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say three police officers and one suspect were shot during a vehicle theft investigation. The scene in Sacramento remains active and there may be more suspects. Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Tony Turnball says two California Highway Patrol officers and one sheriff’s deputy were in a hospital Wednesday after […]


    Mom, daughter police duo work last shift together
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 16:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CALGARY, Alberta — A mother and daughter who both work for the Calgary Police Service worked their last shift together. Const. Renata Cattoni retired Monday after more than 40 years in law enforcement, according to a department Facebook post. Cattoni was able to work her last shift with her daughter, Const. Amanda […]


    ICE warns Harvey victims of people impersonating immigration agents
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are warning the public after multiple reports of people impersonating Homeland Security Investigations agents. According to a statement issued on the ICE website, the impersonators are telling people to evacuate their homes so they can rob the empty houses. “Real HSI officials wear badges that […]


    Philly Must Wait to Release Names of Officers
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 16:01 by Officer.com

    Under the ruling by Common Pleas Court Judge Daniel J. Anders, to which both the city and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 have agreed, the city will wait 72 hours after an officer-involved shooting to release an officer’s name. […]


    Police Chief: Officer ‘Laid Down His Life’
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 15:11 by Officer.com

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedeo said that Sgt. Steve Perez went out into the storm despite pleas from his wife to stay home because the longtime officer felt there was “work to do.” […]


    Which pocket holster is best for you?
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 14:36 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lindsey J. BertomenI’m quite partial to carrying a handgun in my pocket. It’s a practice that works well on and off duty. Lightweight revolvers and thin autos work best, and some guns are superior for this job. For revolvers, I re… […]


    Brunswick Commercial &amp; Government Products Donates to Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Efforts
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 14:34 by Officer.com

    The three 4.7-meter inflatable boats were donated to first responders and local law enforcement in Texas and will aid in search and rescue missions where flooding has forced thousands from their homes. […]


    Police: Man used prosthetic leg to smuggle heroin into Fla. jail
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OCALA, Fla. — A man used a prosthetic leg to smuggle heroin into Marion County Jail, according to police. William Conley, 53, was being searched Thursday at the Marion County Jail after being taken there by deputies on a warra… […]


    Photos: SC man holds fugitive at gunpoint until police arrive
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 13:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. — An armed citizen held a man who had been on the run since Aug. 18 at gunpoint until deputies arrived. Police told WLTX that a deputy was serving a car theft warrant Tuesday when Christopher Cravets saw the officer and fled on foot. He was wanted on an […]


    Judge: Philly can’t immediately release LEO names in shootings
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 13:30 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PHILADELPHIA — After the Fraternal Order of Police filed a suit, a Philadelphia judge has ruled that the city can’t immediately release the names of officers involved in shootings. The temporary injunction issued on Frida… […]


    Video shows suspect crashing BMW M3 during pursuit
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WEST MIDLANDS, England — Police released video of a 2016 high-speed pursuit that ended when the suspect crashed his BMW. Police attempted to pull over Kamar Farooq, 30, last September when he fled at a high speed, the BBC repor… […]


    Deputy wearing night vision goggles stops attempted ambush
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ENUMCLAW, Wash. — A deputy wearing night vision goggles stopped an attempted ambush on officers when he saw the suspect approaching police with a rifle. Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance Tuesday after a woman said he… […]


    Sheriff proposes sending inmates to help with Harvey damage
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAUNTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts sheriff who proposed sending county jail inmates to help President Donald Trump build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is offering to send inmates to Texas to help clean up damage from Hurricane Harvey. WGBH-FM first reported Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson wants to send inmate “volunteers” to […]


    Philadelphia latest city to sue on sanctuary conditions
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over what officials call “unlawful” immigration restrictions placed on a major federal grant. In the lawsuit announced Wednesday, the city is asking the court to stop Sessions from adding these conditions to a grant program used to pay police overtime, upgrade equipment and courtroom […]


    Texas L.E. Cracks Down On Crime Amid Flood
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 12:04 by Officer.com

    Mayor Sylvester Turner issued a curfew Tuesday after law enforcement authorities said a crackdown on looters, burglars and robbers netted 15 arrests across the storm-ravaged Houston area. […]


    Glock Introduces Generation 5 of the G19 and G17 Pistols
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 11:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Glock, Inc., introduced a new generation of pistols today with the launch of the G19 Gen5 and G17 Gen5. The company says the Gen5 pistols feature more than design changes, which distinguish them from their Gen4 predecessors. […]


    Man arrested for allegedly slashing tires of NJ police, fire vehicles
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SOMERDALE, N.J. — Police in New Jersey have arrested a man who they say slashed 52 tires on multiple police and fire vehicles. Philly.com reports police have charged the 51-year-old with multiple charges including criminal mischi… […]


    Houston Police Chief Gets Emotional While Recalling Fallen Officer
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 10:07 by Officer.com

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo choked back tears talking about police Sgt. Steve Perez, who drowned after becoming trapped in his patrol car as he was driving to work. […]


    Evaluation ordered for man accused of killing Fla. officers
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The man suspected of killing two Florida police officers will undergo a competency evaluation before his first court hearing. Orange-Osceola Circuit Court officials announced Tuesday that a judge will then revie… […]


    13,000 Rescued In Houston and Surrounding Area
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 10:04 by Officer.com

    Federal and local agencies say they have rescued more than 13,000 people in the Houston area as well as in surrounding cities and counties in Southeast Texas since Tropical Storm Harvey inundated the area with torrential rain. […]


    Cop Shows Off His Dancing Skills for Crowd at Carnival
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 09:59 by Officer.com

    A police officer may be able to quit his day job after his dance moves made him an internet sensation. […]


    Houston police chief blunt and emotional during Harvey
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 09:56 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — In a matter of hours, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo had warned looters to stay away from his city and then choked back tears as he announced the death of one of his veteran officers. It’s that empathetic side mixed with a heavy dose of no-nonsense law-and-order that […]


    Oklahoma Trooper Kills Suspect After Pursuit
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 09:20 by Officer.com

    An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper shot and killed a man Saturday after a pursuit that stretched through the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles […]


    Video Shows Detective Pull Gun on Biker
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 08:45 by Officer.com
    Maryland Police Open ‘Safe Stations’ to Addicts
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com
    Woman Pleads Guilty in Drunk-Driving Crash That Nearly Killed California Police Officer
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    Ashley Bertolino pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a drunk-driving crash that nearly killed an Orange Police Officer Sharif Muzayen in December and has left him on a long road to recovery. […]


    Wash. Police Rescue Baby Locked in Hot Car
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 07:54 by Officer.com

    Richland police freed an infant just before 5 p.m. Tuesday who was locked in a hot SUV. […]


    Ill. AG Sues to Enforce Chicago Police Reform
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 07:49 by Officer.com

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Tuesday sued the city of Chicago, contending Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s reforms are not sufficient to prevent the Chicago Police Department from continuing a pattern of deadly and excessive force. […]


    Fallen Officer’s Widow Becomes Special Agent
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 06:54 by Officer.com

    Sadia Baxter, the widow of Kissimmee Police Officer Matthew Baxter who died in the line of duty Aug. 18, was sworn in Monday as a special agent for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. […]


    La. Deputy Saved by Vest; Gunman Shot Dead
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 06:11 by Officer.com

    Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Luker was saved by his ballistic vest and his suspected gunman was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Md. police, fire departments used as ‘safe stations’ for opioid addicts
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Phil Davis The Capital ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — The “Safe Stations” initiative in Anne Arundel County has taken off over the past month, offering opioid addiction help to 45 people over the last three weeks. At 15 people a week, … […]


    Ky. House holds private meeting to discuss police, fire pensions
    Posted August 30th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Adam Beam Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — Facing unpopular decisions on the state’s failing public pension systems, the Kentucky House of Representatives shut the public out of its first discussion of potential changes by holding a closed-door meeting Tuesday to discuss a state-funded report that recommends pay cuts for retirees and freezing benefits for […]


    Top 10 videos of sovereign citizens getting owned
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 20:53 by PoliceOne

    While the threat of the sovereign citizen movement is no laughing matter, it’s undeniably funny when these anti-government agitators have interactions with police that don’t quite go the way they had hoped. That’s why we’ve gathered the 10 best clips of sovereign citizens getting owned by cops. Take a look, and share your humorous sovereign […]


    Video: AZ Agencies Arrest Felons on the Run Through Operation Purge
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 20:30 by POLICE Magazine

    The Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office, the FBI, and other Valley Police Departments in Arizona made 130 arrests of violent criminals and cleared another 355 felony warrants in July and August as part of the nationwide Operation Purge. […]


    CopBox Cabinets
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 19:07 by POLICE Magazine

    New CopBox Cabinet features are now available. Gear Guards are available on most CTech Manufacturing CopBox Cabinet models in addition to electronic covers. […]


    The Reliant Magazine Pouch
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 18:58 by POLICE Magazine

    DeSantis Gunhide’s new magazine pouch, The Reliant, is ambidextrous and keeps the magazine both high and tight. […]


    5 things to know about white supremacist groups
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 18:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff The largest U.S. public gathering of white supremacists in decades occurred earlier this month in Charlottesville, Virginia. A vehicle terror attack during the rally left one person dead and dozens hospitalized. While the violent gathering of white supremacists, neo-Nazi and white nationalist groups shocked the nation, it is only the latest in […]


    Officials: No immigration enforcement at Harvey relief sites
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Undocumented immigrants seeking relief and shelter from Hurricane Harvey won’t be arrested or have to show ID, officials said. FEMA, ICE and the city of Houston have all confirmed that immigration enforcement is not their main … […]


    Houston emergency officials: Stay out of the water
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — The continuous flooding in Houston is displacing more than humans—bayou animals such as alligators, snakes and fire ants are all looking for higher ground as well. Meyerland Patch reported that Houston emergency officials warned residents to stay out of the water because of unseen hazards lurking inside. The Houston Gator […]


    Harvey’s hidden hazards: Gators, snakes and fire ants
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — The continuous flooding in Houston is displacing more than humans—bayou animals such as alligators, snakes and fire ants are all looking for higher ground as well. Meyerland Patch reported that Houston emergency officials warned residents to stay out of the water because of unseen hazards lurking inside. The Houston Gator […]


    Chicago cop who opened fire on stolen car in 2013 found guilty of civil rights charges
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:19 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — An officer who wounded two teenagers when he opened fire on a stolen vehicle in 2013 was found guilty Monday of federal civil rights charges. Marco Proano, 42, allegedly fired several shots into the stolen car as it backed up after police stopped the car for speeding, WLS reported. Two […]


    TX Convenience Store Gave Free Food and Drinks to Houston-Area Responders
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    TX-based convenience store company Buc-ee’s gave Houston-area first responders free food and drink Friday in its Katy, TX, store as Hurricane Harvey barreled toward the city. […]


    Video: Shots Fired into NC Officer’s Home
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Shots were fired into a Gaston County, NC, police officer’s home just outside of Cherryville on Monday. […]


    Louisiana Deputy Saved by Vest, Suspected Shooter Killed
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    A Lincoln Parish (LA) Sheriff’s deputy was shot Tuesday morning while conducting a traffic stop on I-20. […]


    FL Man Stuffs $1,000 in Cash Up Rectum to Hide it from Deputies
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Upon making contact with the driver, identified as 26-year-old Pattreon Stokes, the deputy reportedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Stokes also had a 7-month-old child in the front passenger seat. […]


    Houston Police Union Asks Public to Bring Harvey Responders Socks, Underwear
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    The Houston Police Officers’ Union has put out a call on Facebook, requesting that the public help officers working the Hurricane Harvey response. […]


    Missouri Establishes Blue Alert System
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 17:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Just three weeks ago, Clinton, Mo., police officer Gary Michael was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop. It took officers two days to find and arrest a suspect. […]


    Quiz: Are these long guns real or fake?
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Police departments have long warned the public about the dangers of replica guns. A split-second decision can mean the difference between life and death, and there is no training in the world that can teach police officers how to dif… […]


    San Jose Police Actively Recruiting LGBT Officers
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The San Jose (CA) Police Department is for the first time launching a campaign to recruit members of the LGBT community through a series of public initiatives and an ad campaign. […]


    Veteran Houston Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Hurricane
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Perez, days shy of his 61st birthday, was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water at I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. […]


    Shots Fired Into N.C. Police Officer’s Home
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:06 by Officer.com

    Multiple shots were fired into a Gaston County Police officer’s home outside Cherryville just after the officer got off duty Monday morning. […]


    Launch 6 Automatic Knife
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:02 by Officer.com

    Durable anodized aluminum handles lighten the Launch 6’s weight and Kershaw machines them to provide a secure grip. […]


    PD602 Portable Digital Radio
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 16:00 by Officer.com

    Delivering superior voice clarity and enhanced encryption, the Hytera PD602 portable digital radio is a compact, high quality device. […]


    Planet Fitness worker berates customer wearing fallen cop shirt
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 14:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SANDUSKY, Ohio — A woman alleges she was recently berated by a Planet Fitness worker for wearing a shirt honoring a fallen officer. Carolyn Demore, who says she’s currently in the police academy, wrote on Facebook that she was waiting for someone to sign her in to tan before she worked out […]


    Planet Fitness worker allegedly berates customer wearing fallen cop shirt
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 14:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SANDUSKY, Ohio — A woman alleges she was recently berated by a Planet Fitness worker for wearing a shirt honoring a fallen officer. Carolyn Demore, who says she’s currently in the police academy, wrote on Facebook that she was waiting for someone to sign her in to tan before she worked out […]


    Widow of fallen Fla. officer sworn in as special agent
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The widow of an officer killed in the line of duty earlier this month was sworn in as a special agent with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Sadia Baxter was sworn in Monday, WESH reported. She will … […]


    Daughter writes touching note to cop dad helping with Harvey rescues
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 14:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WACO, Texas — The daughter of a police officer wrote her father a touching note before he headed south to help with Harvey rescues. The Waco Police Department shared a photo of the letter to the Facebook Monday. The girl wrote she hoped her dad didn’t get hurt, “but I hope you […]


    Family of Fallen N.Y. Trooper Files Lawsuit
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 14:09 by Officer.com

    The children of fallen state Trooper Timothy Pratt have filed a lawsuit against the truck driver their father was trying to help when he was hit by an SUV in Wilton and killed in October. […]


    Houston Police Officer Drowns in Floodwaters
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 13:46 by Officer.com

    Houston Police Officer Steve Perez drowned in Harvey floodwaters while he was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning. […]


    Handcuffed suspect dead after shooting NM officer
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By Katy Barnitz Albuquerque Journal ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man is dead after he shot a state police officer who had just handcuffed him — striking the officer in the badge, according to authorities. The officer was taken to a local hospital … […]


    Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — A police officer has drowned in his patrol car while driving to work to help with Harvey rescues. The 30-year veteran was driving Sunday morning to work when his patrol car became trapped in high floodwaters, the Houston Chronicle reported. Police said he tried to get out but was unable […]


    Houston mayor IDs officer who drowned in Harvey floodwaters
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 2: 57 p.m. (CST): Associated Press HOUSTON — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner confirmed that police Sgt. Steve Perez has died after he became trapped in his patrol car as he was driving to work. The Houston Chronicle has reported that the 30-year officer was heading to work Sunday when he became trapped in high […]


    Splash in the Empire State
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 12:31 by Officer.com

    New side scan sonar purchases help search and recovery operations. […]


    Another Fla. Highway Patrol official resigns amid ticket quota probe
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The second-highest ranking official in the Florida Highway Patrol is resigning amid an ongoing review into whether troopers were being ordered to meet traffic ticket quotas. Lt. Col. Michael Thomas resigned Monday after it was discovered he sent an email in late May that encouraged troopers to write two tickets […]


    Phoenix Police Say Video Backs Up Rally Response
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 11:44 by Officer.com

    Phoenix police came under fire after deploying force in response to protesters at President Trump’s rally. […]


    Florida Deputies Allegedly Turned Away at Restaurant
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 11:38 by Officer.com

    The Central Florida LEO Wives Facebook page complained that a Davenport restaurant turned away two uniformed Polk County Sheriffs deputies. […]


    Indianapolis Police in Need of New Horse Barn
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com

    The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is need of a new horse barn for its mounted patrol unit. […]


    Icom F7010/F7510 series
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Built specifically for public safety and service organizations, the new Icom F7010/F7510 series offers more options, better pricing and top quality. […]


    F7010/F7510 series
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Built specifically for public safety and service organizations, the new Icom F7010/F7510 series is designed to offer more options, better pricing, and top quality. […]


    Photo of cop carrying woman, baby through Harvey floodwaters goes viral
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:54 by PoliceOne

    By Adam Geller AP National Writer HOUSTON — In the photo, little Aiden Pham — 13 months old and swaddled in a blanket — nestles asleep in his mother’s arms, even as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey surge around them. Someday, no doubt, Aiden’s mother will tell him about the day Houston police rescued them from […]


    Police: 2 woman dressed as nuns try to rob Pa. bank
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TANNERSVILLE, Pa. — Police say two women dressed as nuns attempted to rob a bank in Pennsylvania’s Poconos. Authorities say the women walked into Citizens Bank near Tannersville on Monday and one brandished a handgun, demanding money from a teller. But they left without taking anything. Each woman was wearing a black nun’s […]


    Jamar Radar Recorder
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:45 by POLICE Magazine

    End the Arguments over Speeding Complaints! Using a JAMAR Radar Recorder allows you to gather hard evidence of whether or not a problem really exists. […]


    Radar Recorder
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:45 by POLICE Magazine

    End the Arguments over Speeding Complaints! Using a JAMAR Radar Recorder allows you to gather hard evidence of whether or not a problem really exists. […]


    Charging decision expected in fatal OIS of Justine Damond by year’s end
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A prosecutor in Minnesota says he expects to decide by the end of the year whether to charge a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who called 911 about a possible sexual assault in her neighborhood. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said in a statement that his office has […]


    Calif. PD launches vigorous LGBT recruitment, outreach
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Salonga The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — With Silicon Valley Pride approaching this weekend, the San Jose Police Department is for the first time launching a campaign to recruit members of the LGBT community through a series of public initiatives and an intrepid ad campaign. The campaign will feature identical ads showing […]


    Amid Harvey floods, Houston police chief worries ‘how many bodies?’
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 09:57 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk and David Phillip Associated Press HOUSTON — Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims, but officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters recede from […]


    Jury Convicts Chicago Cop of Excessive Force
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    Chicago Police Officer Marco Proano claimed he was just doing his job when he fired 16 shots at a stolen car filled with teenagers on the South Side, wounding two. […]


    Ohio Police Chief Resigns Amid Accusations
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 08:05 by Officer.com

    he Summit County Prosecutor’s Office will investigate misconduct accusations against the now-former Akron Police Chief James Nice. […]


    San Jose Police Department Launches Vigorous LGBT Recruitment, Outreach at Pride Parade
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    With Silicon Valley Pride approaching this past weekend, the San Jose Police Department first time launched a campaign to recruit members of the LGBT community through a series of public initiatives and an intrepid ad campaign. […]


    Teen Steals Bulldozer, Crushes Ill. Patrol Car
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    A teenager allegedly took a slow joyride on a stolen bulldozer early Thursday morning that ended with a Kankakee police cruiser being crushed. […]


    Trooper Suspended Following Fatal ATV Crash
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    Detroit police are investigating an incident in which a state police trooper Tased an unarmed, 15-year-old boy as he was fleeing on an ATV then fatally crashed it Saturday on Detroit’s east side. […]


    Ability to Share Body Cam Footage Increasing
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com

    Evidence management and storage solutions allow prosecutors and law enforcement agencies to easily share body camera footage. […]


    Ill. Gov. Signs Law Limiting L.E. on Immigration
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    Illinois law enforcement are no longer to hold people on civil immigration warrants, also known as immigration detainers, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law on Monday. […]


    Cuffed Suspect Dead After Shooting Officer
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 06:18 by Officer.com

    William Wilson was killed by police after he shot a New Mexico State Police officer who had just handcuffed him — striking the officer in his badge. […]


    Untraceable ‘ghost guns’ concerns grow among LE
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kristina Davis The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — Every gun tells a story. It’s a popular catchphrase used by law enforcement to describe how to trace a firearm, from manufacturer to distributor to point of sale to customer. But a n… […]


    Governor signs law limiting Ill. police on immigration
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Sophia Tareen Associated Press CHICAGO — Illinois will limit how local and state police can cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a plan signed into law Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner, a move that puts the first-term Republican at odds with his party on immigration issues. The narrow measure prohibits police from searching, arresting […]


    Untraceable ‘ghost gun’ concerns grow among LE
    Posted August 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kristina Davis The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — Every gun tells a story. It’s a popular catchphrase used by law enforcement to describe how to trace a firearm, from manufacturer to distributor to point of sale to customer. But a n… […]


    Video: New Mexico Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect Dead
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 20:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A New Mexico state police officer was shot in the vest and injured and a suspect fatally shot following a traffic stop Sunday morning in Farmington. […]


    Illinois Man Steals Bulldozer, Backs Over Police Car
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 20:31 by POLICE Magazine

    A Bourbonnais man stole a bulldozer in far south suburban Kankakee, IL, and drove it around the streets, backing over a squad car when officers tried to stop him, police said. […]


    NM Officer Dies in Off-Duty Crash
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 20:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kayenta Police District in New Mexico is mourning the death of a police officer who was killed in a vehicle accident Monday night. […]


    Video: At Least 8 Dead in Harvey Flooding, TX Officials Say
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 20:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Officials in Texas said Monday afternoon that at least eight people appear to have died as a result of the storm battering the state. Authorities expect the toll to rise as more rain and surging floodwaters pummel the Gulf Coast. […]


    NM police: Suspect in custody after shooting at public library
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 19:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 5:52 p.m. (PST): A city official says police have taken a person into custody who they believe is responsible for a shooting at a public library in eastern New Mexico Clovis City Commissioner Garza said the investigation is ongoing and he could not say whether there were any fatalities or how many […]


    Official: 2 killed, 4 injured in NM public library shooting
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 19:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 7:19 p.m. (PST): The city manager tells a newspaper that two people were killed and four people were injured in a shooting inside a New Mexico public library. Clovis police and elected officials also says that the shooter was taken into custody and was being questioned Monday. At least 6 people shot […]


    Shooting that killed 2, wounded 4 at library shakes NM city
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 19:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLOVIS, N.M. — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community. The gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was taken into custody without incident after police entered the Clovis-Carver Public Library, authorities and elected officials with the city of […]


    Shooting that killed 2, wounded 4 at library shakes NM city
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 19:50 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLOVIS, N.M. — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community. The gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was taken into custody without incident after police entered the Clovis-Carver Public Library, authorities and elected officials with the city of […]


    Man Shoots at MO Police, Sideswipes Patrol Car During Pursuit
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 19:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A man shot at a Sunset Hills, MO, police officer Saturday during a police chase that started in the suburb and ended with the car in which he was a passenger crashing in St. Louis. […]


    NYPD Switching to Apple’s iPhone
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 18:38 by POLICE Magazine

    The NYPD’s switch to Apple’s iPhone was prompted by the announcement from Microsoft in July that it has terminated support for Windows Phone 8.1. […]


    Video: Houston Police Focus on Saving Lives, Battling Looters Amid Rising Flood Waters
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 18:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told Good Morning America that officers completed more than 2,000 rescue missions this weekend after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the central Texas coast, leaving thousands of people stuck inside their flooded homes. […]


    Trump to Restore Program Sending Surplus Military Weapons, Equipment to Police
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump plans to resume the transfer of surplus weapons, vehicles and other equipment from the nation’s military to its state and local law enforcement agencies, reviving a program that was sharply curtailed by President Barack Obama two years ago. […]


    StrongArm
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 17:56 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 August 28th, 2017 @ 17:56 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. […]


    The Rook
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 17:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Unlike traditional armored vehicles, The Rook is capable of being used in constricted areas both inside and outside of buildings to transport personnel or equipment and for surveillance. […]


    The Rook
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 17:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Unlike traditional armored vehicles, The Rook is capable of being used in constricted areas both inside and outside of buildings to transport personnel or equipment and for surveillance. […]


    Point Blank Acquires United Shield International
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Founded in 2005 United Shield International Limited is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of personal ballistic and fragmentation protection and fragmentation equipment, with design and manufacturing operations in Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom. […]


    Champion® Center Mass™ AR500 Steel Targets
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Nothing beats the instant feedback and satisfying ‘PING!’ when a well-aimed shot hits a steel target. The new Champion® Center Mass™ AR500 Steel Targets are designed for years of fun at the range. […]


    Center Mass AR500 Steel Targets
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Nothing beats the instant feedback and satisfying ‘PING!’ when a well-aimed shot hits a steel target. The new Champion Center Mass AR500 Steel Targets are designed for years of fun at the range. […]


    Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Reebok Duty Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots feature serious cushioning and unbelievable lightness that law enforcement officers and first responders depend on in the field. […]


    Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Reebok Duty Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots are designed to provide serious cushioning and extreme lightness for law enforcement officers and first responders in the field. […]


    Transparent Armor Window Insert
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:38 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 August 28th, 2017 @ 16:38 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. […]


    GLOCK 17 Gen4 pistol in MOS configuration
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:36 by POLICE Magazine

    The GLOCK 17 Gen4 pistol in MOS configuration brings an added advantage with the ability to mount popular optics or reflex sights for improved accuracy and quicker sight acquisition. […]


    Glock 17 Gen4 Pistol in MOS Configuration
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:36 by POLICE Magazine

    The Glock 17 Gen4 pistol in MOS configuration brings an added advantage with the ability to mount popular optics or reflex sights for improved accuracy and quicker sight acquisition. […]


    Mobile Plate Hunter M6
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The Elsag Mobile Plate Hunter M6™ aids in public safety and homeland security missions like the recovering stolen vehicles,identifying suspects, parking enforcement, and much more. […]


    Mobile Plate Hunter M6
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The Elsag Mobile Plate Hunter M6 aids in public safety and homeland security missions like the recovering stolen vehicles,identifying suspects, parking enforcement, and much more. […]


    Versatile XTP Series
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The XTP Series packages capabilities of a high-performance light into a compact, sleek design at the fraction of the cost. […]


    Versatile XTP Series
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Code 3’s XTP Series is made to package capabilities of a high-performance light into a compact, sleek design at a fraction of the cost. […]


    Axon Body 2
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    More than ever, you need to be able to protect truth at a moment’s notice. […]


    The Defender-Flex jean
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The Defender-Flex jean is designed for concealed carry and features stretch fabric that is tough and allows ease of movement. […]


    The Defender-Flex Jean
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The Defender-Flex jean is designed for concealed carry and features stretch fabric that is tough and allows ease of movement. […]


    NYPD needs to replace 36K police smartphones
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 16:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — The NYPD must replace 36,000 police smartphones because of outdated operating systems. According to the New York Post, the city bought Microsoft-based Nokia smartphones and outfitted officers with them over the past … […]


    Photo: Officer buys gas for man who couldn’t afford it
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An officer paid for a stranded man’s gas after he discovered he couldn’t afford it. Officer Zack Herman came across the man who was sitting on the side of a highway over the weekend, Inside Edition reported. The driver said it was too late to cash his check, so […]


    Photo of officer ‘passed out’ from Hurricane Harvey response goes viral
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A photo of a reportedly exhausted police officer resting after working non-stop during Hurricane Harvey has garnered attention on social media. In a photo posted to Reddit, Deputy Sheriff Robert Goerlitz… […]


    Suspect opens fire on Mo. officer during pursuit
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SUNSET HILLS, Mo. — A man with several prior convictions fled from police and opened fire on an officer. Police pulled over a car that had a felony warrant associated with the license plate Saturday, the St. Louis Dispatch repo… […]


    Man charged in altercation with police at Philly statue protest
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:33 by PoliceOne

    By Melanie Burney Philly.com PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia public school teacher has been charged in connection with an altercation with police during a protest near the statue of Frank Rizzo, the city’s former mayor and police commissioner… […]


    Teacher charged in altercation with police at Philly statue protest
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:33 by PoliceOne

    By Melanie Burney Philly.com PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia public school teacher has been charged in connection with an altercation with police during a protest near the statue of Frank Rizzo, the city’s former mayor and police commissioner… […]


    More Than 30 Shot in Chicago This Weekend
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 15:27 by Officer.com

    Violence in Chicago over the weekend dropped sharply from a week before, but there were still 32 people shot in the city, six of them fatally, including a 16-year-old boy. […]


    Fallen Pennsylvania Trooper at Fault in Crash
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 14:51 by Officer.com

    Trooper Michael P. Stewart III died in the crash and his passenger, Trooper Travis November, continues to recover from injuries sustained in the crash. […]


    Kentucky Trooper Wounded in Fatal Shooting
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 13:58 by Officer.com

    One person died and a state trooper was wounded following a shooting late Sunday in Bath County. […]


    The ‘heavy’ patrol rifle: Is bigger better?
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 13:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnSince the earliest days of the patrol rifle movement, some officers have chosen a larger caliber than the .223 Remington/5.56mm. When military surplus rifles were released to U.S. police agencies, some chose the 7.62mm NATO cal… […]


    Buc-ee’s invites Texas first responders to eat, drink for free
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KATY, Texas — Buc-ee’s invited first responders to tour their facility before they officially opened to the public. George Walter Greenway IV shared a photo on Facebook Sunday and said that Buc-ee’s offered emergency personnel free food, drinks and a place to stay the night. “Everyone thank Buc-ee’s for us,” he wrote. […]


    Video shows high-speed pursuit, shootout between Iowa deputy, suspect
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 13:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Police released dash cam video of February pursuit and shootout between a deputy and a suspect. Melvin Spencer led Deputy Mike Lenz on a high-speed pursuit through the snow before opening fire from the driver… […]


    Photo: UK police car bursts into flames during call
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH YORKSHIRE, England — Two officers escaped uninjured after their patrol car caught fire while responding to an emergency call. The car suffered a “catastrophic engine failure” Saturday and burst into flames, t… […]


    100 police killed in Rio, on pace to be worst year in decade
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 12:56 by PoliceOne

    By Renata Brito and Peter Prengaman Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — Military police on Sunday buried the 100th officer to be killed in Rio de Janeiro state this year, a 39-year-old who was shot multiple times while off duty and visiting his father. The grim milestone underscores a surge in violence in Rio, Brazil’s […]


    Trump rolling back limits on military gear for police
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the program to roaring applause Monday […]


    Sessions: Limits on military gear for police went too far
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Richard FairburnBy Sadie Gurman Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will revive a program that provides local police departments with surplus military equipment such as high-caliber weapons and grenade launchers, despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the program to roaring […]


    Houston Police Chief to Residents: ‘Hunker Down, Hold Tight’
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 11:43 by Officer.com

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said that safety is the first concern for his officers and he spoke of the emotional toll the storm has taken on his force. […]


    Cleveland Police Officer and Pre-Med Student Saves Man’s Life
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 11:36 by Officer.com

    A Cleveland Police officer who is also a pre-med student at Baldwin Wallace University used his training to save a man’s life. […]


    Teen Busted Trying to Smuggle Tiger Cub Through Mexico
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 11:28 by Officer.com

    A California teen faces charges after authorities say he was stopped with a tiger in his car while crossing the border from Mexico back home to the U.S. […]


    Stretch of Highway Honors Fallen Trooper
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:45 by Officer.com

    A sign marking a stretch of Colo. 66 north of Longmont as the Trooper Taylor Thyfault Memorial Highway will be unveiled in a Monday afternoon ceremony. […]


    Law Requires CPR Training for NYPD, NYSP
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:38 by Officer.com

    New York State and New York City police officers will soon be required to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation training under legislation signed into law Sunday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. […]


    Police: Teen found dead of gunshot wound in back of patrol car
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:14 by PoliceOne

    By Kaylee Remington Advance Ohio Media AKRON, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy in police custody died of a gunshot wound to the head while sitting in the back of an Akron police cruiser, a police spokesman and the Summit County Medical Examiner said. The incident happened about 11 p.m. on 7th Street between Kenmore Boulevard […]


    Police: Teen found dead of gunshot wound in back of patrol car
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:14 by PoliceOne

    By Kaylee Remington Advance Ohio Media AKRON, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy in police custody died of a gunshot wound to the head while sitting in the back of an Akron police cruiser, a police spokesman and the Summit County Medical Examiner said. The incident happened about 11 p.m. on 7th Street between Kenmore Boulevard […]


    AG: Trump ends limits on military gear for cops
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to lift restrictions on surplus military equipment that can be passed on to police. It’s a step that civil liberties groups fear will lead to more violent confrontations among police and protesters. But the Trump administration believes the program that supplies grenade launchers […]


    AG: Trump ends limits on military gear for cops
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to lift restrictions on surplus military equipment that can be passed on to police. It’s a step that civil liberties groups fear will lead to more violent confrontations among police and protesters. But the Trump administration believes the program that supplies grenade launchers […]


    Officials act to protect downtown Houston from Harvey floods
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 09:42 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city’s downtown from devastating floods but that could still endanger thousands of homes, even as the nation’s fourth-largest city anticipated more rain. Harvey, which made landfall late Friday as […]


    Officials act to protect downtown Houston from Harvey floods
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 09:42 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — Officials released more water from Houston-area reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday in a move aimed at protecting the city’s downtown from devastating floods but that could still endanger thousands of homes, even as the nation’s fourth-largest city anticipated more rain. Harvey, which made landfall late Friday as […]


    Teen Fatally Shoots Self Inside Ohio Cruiser
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 08:36 by Officer.com

    A 17-year-old boy in police custody died of a gunshot wound to the head while sitting in the back of an Akron police cruiser. […]


    ‘Ghost Guns’ Concerns Grow Among L.E.
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 08:22 by Officer.com

    Authorities have grown increasingly concerned about the potential for a growing black market that sidesteps state and federal gun laws regulating everything from background checks to banned weapons. […]


    Violence Breaks Out During Berkeley Protest
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 08:07 by Officer.com

    Thousands of counterprotesters took to the streets of Berkeley on Sunday where they clashed with a handful of President Donald Trump supporters, leading to several violent clashes and at least 14 arrests. […]


    Trump Pardons Former Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 07:58 by Officer.com

    President Donald Trump issued an executive pardon Friday to Joe Arpaio, the controversial former Arizona sheriff who was hero to the right and a national nemesis of Latinos, immigration advocates and civil rights groups. […]


    Ariz. Cop-Killer Gets Plea Deal in 2010 Slaying
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    An Arizona cop-killer will serve 22 more years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of Chandler Police Detective Carlos Ledesma. […]


    Trump Ends Military Surplus Restrictions
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 07:12 by Officer.com

    President Donald Trump will again allow the Pentagon to distribute surplus armored vehicles, grenade launchers and large-caliber weapons. […]


    ‘We carry guns’: Armed judges in spotlight after Ohio attack
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — More judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges remain rare, surveys and experts say. The question of whether judges should be armed got renewed attention this week after an Ohio judge who was carrying a gun was shot outside his courthouse […]


    ‘Briana’s Law’ makes CPR training mandatory for NYC, state cops
    Posted August 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Ted Phillips Newsday NEW YORK — New York State and New York City police officers will soon be required to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation training under legislation signed into law Sunday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The new state law requir… […]


    Trump prepares to lift limits on military gear for police
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 23:26 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies under a program that had been sharply curtailed amid an outcry over police use of armored vehicles and other war-fighting gear to confront protesters. Documents obtained by The Associated Press […]


    Photos, videos: First responders jump into action during Hurricane Harvey
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday and continues to hover over the state of Texas, bringing severe weather. Volunteers have joined emergency teams to pull people from their homes or from the water, which was high enough in some places to gush into second floors, the Associated Press reported. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott […]


    Photos, videos: First responders rush into action during Hurricane Harvey
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday and continues to hover over the state of Texas, bringing severe weather. Volunteers have joined emergency teams to pull people from their homes or from the water, which was high enough in some places to gush into second floors, the Associated Press reported. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott […]


    3 more charged in Charlottesville protest
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 14:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. 12 white nationalist rally in Virginia. Police also said Saturday they have now identified 35 victims after a car… […]


    Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incident
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 14:03 by PoliceOne

    By Sylvia Hui Associated Press LONDON — London police arrested a second man Sunday in connection with a suspect who drove up to a police van not far from Buckingham Palace then reached for a 4-foot (1.2-meter) sword, an incident detectives called a terrorism attempt. Scotland Yard said three officers were slightly injured when they […]


    Berkeley police brace for possible protests
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — Police have set up barricades in a downtown Berkeley park in preparation for possible demonstrations by right-wing and left-wing groups. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that police with bomb-sniffing dogs checked the grounds of Civic Center Park early Sunday. A right-wing rally billed as “No To Marxism in America” was […]


    Several arrests at Berkeley protests
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 1:40 p.m. (PST): Police have helped right-wing protesters attending a “Rally Against Hate” out of a park after they were surrounded and pushed by counter protesters. The skirmish broke out at the Berkeley protest between several dozen left-wing demonstrators and a handful of right-wing supporters. The skirmish was tense but ended quickly. […]


    Coast Guard rescuing people by helicopter in Texas
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Capt. Kevin Oditt says helicopters have rescued more than 100 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey floods numerous neighborhoods. In a conference call Sunday with reporters, Odit… […]


    Catastrophic floods strike Houston; thousands flee homes
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 3:10 p.m. (CST): CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says that the number of counties declared federal disaster areas from Tropical Storm Harvey and its aftermath has increased to 18. Abbott said Sunday 12 counties have been added to an earlier federal disaster list of six. He said President Donald Trump has […]


    Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston
    Posted August 27th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help. The incessant rain covered much of Houston in turbid, […]


    Photo: Cop braves Hurricane Harvey to save American flag
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 20:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ARANSAS PASS, Texas – A photo of an officer braving hurricane force winds to recover an American flag has gone viral. The Aransas Pass Police Department posted the image to Facebook on Friday, writing “While some dishonor and desecrate her, APPD Ofc. Jack McCarty will stop at nothing to honor and save […]


    San Francisco fences park ahead of planned protests
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    By Janie Har Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — City officials took steps Saturday to prevent violence ahead of an expected news conference by a right-wing group at a San Francisco park. But hours before the event was set to occur, the organizer said it would be moved indoors. Joey Gibson of the group Patriot Prayer […]


    Cops plan ice bucket challenge with family of man behind it
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 13:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BEVERLY, Mass. — Police in the hometown of the man who inspired the ice bucket challenge plan to host one with his family. Beverly Police Chief John LeLacheur says officers and Pete Frates’ family will take the challenge Sunday. The department is challenging other officers, firefighters, emergency workers and t public to participate. […]


    Drones deployed for the 1st time to monitor NY State Fair traffic
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Drones will be monitoring weekend traffic conditions at the New York State Fair for the first time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that state-of-the-art drone technology will help the state police and Depa… […]


    UAS deployed for the 1st time to monitor NY State Fair traffic
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Drones will be monitoring weekend traffic conditions at the New York State Fair for the first time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that state-of-the-art drone technology will help the state police and Depa… […]


    NYPD K-9 returns to work after falling through ceiling
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    By Maura Grunlund Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The NYPD K-9 Unit dog named after slain Detective Russel Timoshenko has recovered from injuries suffered during a gun raid in Brooklyn. “We are happy to report that ESU K-9 ‘Timmy’ is back to work after having his stitches removed,” said a post on the […]


    3 UK officers injured after suspect drove at police, went for 4-foot sword
    Posted August 26th, 2017 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    By Sylvia Hui Associated Press LONDON — British counterterrorism police on Saturday were investigating a man who was detained after he drove a car at police outside Buckingham Palace then “reached for a 4-foot sword,” injuring three police officers. The Metropolitan Police force said officers stopped a 26-year-old man who deliberately drove at a police […]


    Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    Posted August 25th, 2017 @ 21:56 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump has pardoned former Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal contempt conviction. […]


    Trump pardons Joe Arpaio
    Posted August 25th, 2017 @ 20:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has granted a pardon to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio was found guilty last month of criminal contempt for disregarding a court order in a racial profiling case. Arpaio was sche… […]


    IACP, civil rights organization partner to address hate crimes
    Posted August 25th, 2017 @ 17:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff The International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law have joined forces to continue a dialogue on hate crimes. The partnership will lead discussions about how to break down ba… […]


    BLM protests at Philly cop’s home after fatal OIS, mayor thanks LE for response
    Posted August 25th, 2017 @ 17:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PHILADELPHIA — Black Lives Matter protesters gathered in front of an officer’s home Thursday in response to a fatal police shooting earlier this month that involved a struggle over the suspect’s gun. Officer Ryan Pownall pulled over David Jones on June 8 after he saw Jones driving a dirtbike erratically in the […]


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