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    Police: Tiger Woods arrested in Fla. for DUI
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press JUPITER, Fla. — Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in Jupiter. He […]


    Minn. officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The graphic video showing Philando Castile’s final moments after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer made headlines nearly a year ago and led to calls for changes in policing. But another video could emerge as key evidence in the case against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo […]


    Man shot by Minn. police aimed airsoft gun at officers
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    By Andy Mannix and Paul Walsh Star Tribune CRYSTAL, Minn. — The teenager shot and critically wounded by Crystal police in a park allegedly pointed a pellet gun at the officers after being told to put down the weapon, state investigators said Thur… […]


    Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:47 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Katz Associated Press LONDON — British police arrested a 23-year-old man Monday on the south coast of England, hundreds of miles south of Manchester, in the widening inquiry into the deadly concert bombing. Greater Manchester Police said the man was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea on suspicion of terrorism offenses and an address there was […]


    2 Maine Officers Seriously Injured in Boat Crash while Searching for Missing Woman
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Fryeburg, ME, police officers were seriously injured Saturday in a boat crash while searching for a missing woman on the Saco River. […]


    Search Continues for Man Suspected of Shooting 2 GA Officers
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    The search for a suspect accused of shooting two College Park, GA, officers is continuing after what was thought to be a standoff yielded no results in a local apartment. […]


    MO Man Accused of Profiting from Fake Police Memorial Fund
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    According to Attorney General Josh Hawley, Terry Lemons told donors that he was raising money for a memorial to honor fallen enforcement officers. […]


    LAPD Chief Slams Nationwide Concealed Carry Legislation
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Los Angeles City Attorney Mark Feuer have expressed their opposition to nationwide concealed carry laws in the Los Angeles Times. […]


    Video: OH Officer Donates Kidney to Brother in Blue
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Toledo, OH, police sergeant Bill Cashen went above and beyond the call of duty this month when he donated a kidney to a fellow officer. […]


    Man Charged with Trying to Kill PA Officer
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 12:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say, Racine resisted arrest by wrestling with the officer, attempting to stab the officer multiple times with a knife, and biting the officer. The off-duty officer was reportedly able to avoid getting stabbed while fighting with Racine. […]


    Some fight, others flee over Texas’ immigration crackdown
    Posted May 29th, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    By Meredith Hoffman Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Abril Gallardo rode 15 hours in a van to urge fellow Hispanics living in the Texas capital of Austin to fight back against a new state law targeting “sanctuary cities,” an immigration crackdown reminiscent of one her home state of Arizona enacted a few years ago. “Fear […]


    2 Ga. officers shot; ‘armed, dangerous’ man sought
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Burns The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Two College Park police officers were shot Saturday in a restaurant on Old National Highway, according to multiple sources. Authorities are seeking Kendarrious Chester in connection with the incident, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said. Chester is considered armed and dangerous, according to Hill. Chester […]


    San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    By Sudhin Thanawala Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 that brought attention to a torrent of traffic and other minor citations that saddled people with debt and even sent them to jail. But […]


    New arrest in ‘full tilt’ Manchester attack investigation
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless Associated Press LONDON — British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi’s network may still be at large. Greater Manchester Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested in the city on […]


    Va. special agent fatally shot by convicted felon
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died early […]


    8 dead, including deputy, in Miss. shooting rampage; suspect arrested
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 12:26 by PoliceOne

    The Associated Press BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy. “I ain’t fit to live, not after what I done,” a handcuffed Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, told […]


    MS Deputy and 7 Others Killed, Suspect in Custody
    Posted May 28th, 2017 @ 12:07 by POLICE Magazine

    It appears the deputy responded to a call at Lee Drive of a resident wanting the suspect removed from the property. Rushing said the deputy and three others were killed there. Two more people were shot and killed at a residence on Coopertown Road, he said. A third crime scene was located near where Godbolt […]


    VA State Police Agent Killed in Richmond, Suspect in Custody
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 12:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Virginia State Police special agent has died after he was shot Friday evening after approaching a vehicle parked on the wrong side of the street. […]


    Fla. Highway Patrol dealing with trooper shortage
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The number of speeding tickets issued by the Florida Highway Patrol has dropped for three straight years as the agency deals with a shortage of troopers. Since 2010, the agency has lost 993 troopers — or about half of its workforce of 1,946 troopers, to retirement or resignations, the highway […]


    Nev. mandates body cameras on all police officers
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 06:30 by PoliceOne

    By Alison Noon Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — All police officers in Nevada must wear body cameras beginning next year under a bill Gov. Brian Sandoval signed Thursday, becoming the second state to respond to calls for transparency of violent police encounters with a camera mandate for beat officers statewide. The law makes audio-visual […]


    Retired Conn. K-9 gets final ride before being put down
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 06:30 by PoliceOne

    By Bill Leukhardt The Hartford Courant WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Reign, a retired West Hartford dog suffering from severe degenerative back disease, was euthanized Wednesday after a final ride in a cruiser to the police station. Thirty officers stood at attention outside the station as Reign passed by in a cruiser. The dog, 14, was […]


    New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ laws raise concerns among activists
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising concern among some civil rights activists of a […]


    Study: States with lenient gun laws see more fatal officer-involved shootings
    Posted May 27th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Melissa Healy Los Angeles Times Fatal shootings of civilians by police officers are less common in states with stricter gun laws than they are in states that take a more relaxed approach to regulating the sale, storage and use of firearms, new resea… […]


    Ohio Chief Tells Congress to Crack Down on Mailing of Fentanyl, Carfentanil from China
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The Postal Service greases the path for these drugs to enter the U.S., Portman said, by failing to require foreign shippers to submit electronic data on packages designed for American mailboxes. Private carriers, such as FedEx and UPS, already collect such data — including the name of the sender, the name of the recipient, and […]


    Police Believe Armed Man Arrested at Phoenix Comicon was Planning Attack on Officers
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers said the 30-year-old Valley man was armed with a shotgun, three handguns and knives. He struggled with officers, according to police, but nobody was injured in the incident. He has not been identified. […]


    Washington Officer Dies of “Medical Complications”
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The Walla Walla (WA) Police Department has announced the death of Officer Nicholas “Nick” Henzel due to “medical complications.” […]


    DA’s Report on 2015 San Bernardino Attack Details Fury of Gunfight Between Police and Terrorists
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 14:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The couple, who killed 14 people — including 13 of Farook’s coworkers — and shot 22 of the 57 survivors, fired about 80 rifle rounds and one handgun round at officers, according to the report. […]


    Ford Opens the Door for Police and Law Enforcement to Order the All-New 2019 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 13:00 by Officer.com

    Delivery is planned for Summer 2018. […]


    Baton Rouge Mayor Supports Family of Alton Sterling in Call for Officer’s Firing
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 12:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Attorneys for Alton Sterling’s children sent a letter Wednesday to Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie demanding that the two officers involved in Sterling’s fatal shooting last July be fired. Hours later, Broome joined the family in the call for discipline, agreeing that one of the officers, Blane Salamoni, be […]


    New City Program Could Help Chicago Officers Buy Homes in “Challenging” Neighborhoods
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 12:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday took a page out of former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s playbook, creating a $3 million program to help up to 100 police officers, firefighters and paramedics purchase homes in “targeted” Chicago neighborhoods. […]


    CA Deputy Shot, Reputed Gang Member Wanted as Suspect
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 12:13 by POLICE Magazine

    A documented member of a notorious street gang is identified as the man accused of shooting a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy and launching a wide manhunt Thursday night in Coachella, CA. […]


    5 things not to do on Memorial Day
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel While there are dozens of ways you can honor America’s fallen this Memorial Day, there are a few things to avoid doing to maintain the spirit of the day. 1. Don’t wish anyone a “Happy Memorial Day” This is not Ch… […]


    Iowa Officer Wins $1 Million on Reality TV Show
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Cedar Rapids, IA, police investigator Sarah Lacina has won $1 million on the TV reality show “Survivor: Game Changers.” […]


    How to honor a fallen service member’s life this Memorial Day
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:54 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel It’s the scent of summer and the aroma of steaks on the grill that fill the air at the end of May, when everyone spends a long, lazy, three-day weekend with friends, relishing in the longer days. Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer and a highly anticipated federal holiday. Except […]


    SF employs fewer female park rangers than many other big cities
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:17 by PoliceOne

    By Lizzie Johnson San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco has 230 parks, playgrounds and open spaces that cover 3,400 acres spread across the city. To keep those areas safe, the park department employs 53 rangers — in essence, its own police force. And while those rangers, who give out information, protect the parks […]


    Wanted felon fatally shot by Alaska police after pursuit
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:14 by PoliceOne

    By Jerzy Shedlock Alaska Dispatch News FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say a man wanted on warrants tried to elude law enforcement near Fairbanks Thursday, and the pursuit ended in gunfire that killed the suspect. At 3:14 p.m. Thursday, troopers in Fairbanks spotted a person they said had “known warrants” and tried to pull […]


    Wash. officer dies from medical complications
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WALLA WALLA, Wash. — A Walla Walla police officer died Wednesday of medical complications. The department announced the death of Officer Nicholas Henzel, 35, “with great sadness and an extremely heavy heart.” Henzel… […]


    OSCR360 Solution – Coming Soon
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:09 by Officer.com
    2 Pa. drug counselors dead from fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:06 by PoliceOne

    By Matt Coughlin The Morning Call WEST BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pair of Chester County counselors at a drug treatment halfway house were found dead Sunday of an apparent opioid overdose, according to the Chester County district attorney. In a statement issued Wednesday morning, District Attorney Tom Hogan said the residents of the Freedom […]


    OSCR360 Introduction Teaser
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:06 by Officer.com

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    Armed man who wanted to kill cops arrested at Phoenix Comicon
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 11:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHOENIX — A man armed with guns and ammunition was arrested Thursday at the Phoenix Comicon convention after posting online threats against city police officers, authorities said. “The threats indicated that he was armed and intended to kill police officers,” said Sgt. Mercedes Fortune, a police spokeswoman. She said the 30-year-old man was […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-26 09:59:34
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 09:59 by Officer.com
    Proposed program would help Chicago first responders buy city homes
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 09:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — The mayor has proposed a program that would help up to 100 firefighters, paramedics and police officers purchase homes in specific neighborhoods. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $3 million “public safety officer home… […]


    Calif. sheriff’s deputy shot; suspect at large
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 09:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COACHELLA, Calif. — Authorities are searching for a suspect and a Riverside County deputy has been hospitalized after a shooting in the city of Coachella. The Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that an officer-involved shooting had occurred Thursday night, a deputy was taken to a hospital and a search for a suspect […]


    Report: San Bernardino attack suspects shot up to 27 times
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 09:05 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Authorities released a report Thursday detailing the manhunt and shootout with a husband and wife who killed 14 people and wounded 22 others in the San Bernardino attack in December 2015. The report released by the San Bernardino County district attorney’s office includes the accounts of nearly […]


    Drug Counselors Found Dead From Overdoses
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 08:31 by Officer.com

    A pair of Chester County counselors at a drug treatment halfway house were found dead Sunday of an apparent opioid overdose, according to the Chester County district attorney. […]


    Alaska Officer Shoots Suspect Attacking Him
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    A suspect in two South Anchorage vehicle break-ins early Thursday pulled a can of pepper spray and then a hatchet on an officer, who hit him with a stun gun and then shot and wounded him. […]


    Video of Texas Arrest Under Investigation
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement officials are investigating after a video posted to Twitter shows a Lampasas County Sheriff’s Deputy punching a young man in the face at least four times during a traffic stop early Thursday. […]


    Oregon Trooper Justified in Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 08:07 by Officer.com

    A state police trooper was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed a man suspected in a previous shooting, according to the Josephine County District Attorney’s Office. […]


    Lawsuit: Deputy Hid After Inmate Stole Gun
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    Two nurses taken hostage after a Kane County inmate escaped his room at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital filed suit Thursday alleging the corrections deputy assigned to guard Tywon Salters left him unshackled, then ran and hid after he took his gun. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Why 4AM last call is a bad idea
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 07:05 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_395S–><!–cke_bookmark_395E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In California there is a proposal to allow bars to keep serving until four o’clock in the morning. Other states have similarly late (or early, depending on how you look at the clock) last call times. Alaska has […]


    How to tackle implicit bias with immersive community policing
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Eric J. Beatty, P1 Contributor College campuses across the country are embarking on monumental journeys to ensure the rights of students are protected and supported. As college campuses investigate topics involving … […]


    Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in ‘lost and found’
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they’ve put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their “lost and found box” in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner. The Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice reports the drug was found in the parking lot of a shopping center outside Wilkes-Barre. […]


    Mental health grant allows Ill. police access to social worker
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Hannah Prokop Northwest Herald MCHENRY COUNTY, Ill. — Whether it’s a teenager refusing to go to school, a senior in need of assistance or a couple involved in a domestic dispute, police are frequently called to situations that are escala… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: The smallest officer
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members New Castle (Ind.) Officer Eric Jackson sent in this photo of his daughter, Evangeline. “I had just got done cleaning my SWAT vest and went into my office to get my gear … I came back to this. She gets into everything.” Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in […]


    Police investigator wins ‘Survivor: Game Changers’ reality show
    Posted May 26th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Diana Nollen The Gazette CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — We have another Sole Survivor. Cedar Rapids police investigator Sarah Lacina used her training and instincts to win $1 million on “Survivor: Game Changers.” &ld… […]


    CA Deputy Wounded, Suspected Gang Member Dead in Traffic Stop Shooting
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 19:54 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles County deputy was wounded and a gunman believed to be a gang member died in a shooting during a traffic stop in Compton, CA. […]


    Video: Unadoptable Dog Now Ohio’s First Official Police Pit Bull
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 19:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Declared unadoptable by the Humane Society, but called perfect by the Clay Township (OH) Police Department, Leonard has been named the first official police pit bull in Ohio. […]


    ‘Credible’ Islamic State Propaganda Video Features Short Clip of Las Vegas Strip
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 19:17 by POLICE Magazine

    A legitimate Islamic State group propaganda video posted on social media last week features brief footage of the Las Vegas Strip while calling for lone-wolf terrorist attacks, and Las Vegas police are treating it as a credible threat. […]


    Trump Administration Appears to Ease Up On ‘Sanctuary Cities’
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 19:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The Trump administration has settled on a narrow definition of what it means to be a “sanctuary city,” and limited the potential financial consequences for state and local governments. […]


    MI Bill Would Give Tax Break to LEOs Without Social Security
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 18:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Certain employees retired from government work would get a tax break under legislation approved unanimously by the Michigan Senate […]


    Elbeco Recipient of 2017 NAUMD Product Innovation Awards
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 18:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Elbeco’s BodyShield Vest Carrier and Shield HiVis Performance Color Block Soft Shell were honored with the NAUMD’s Innovation Awards for excellence in Garment Innovation – Function and Best Public Safety Product Innovation. […]


    FY 2017 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Application Period Open
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    The Bureau of Justice Assistance will accept applications for fiscal year 2017 funding for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program online through 8 p.m. Eastern Time on June 28, 2017. […]


    8 CA Guards Sent to Hospital after Pelican Bay Prison Brawl
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 17:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals Wednesday after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said. […]


    Your Guide to eCitation
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 17:06 by Officer.com

    This guide provides an outline to help you agency assess the benefits of eCitation, impacts on Officer Safety and provides funding tips. Get answers to you most frequently asked electronic citation questions […]


    Video: Point Blank Honors KY Deputy Saved by Ballistic Vest
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 16:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Point Blank honored Deputy Abdullah Bholat Wednesday for his bravery and dedication in serving his community after he was shot in the line of duty and a Point Blank vest stopped the bullet. […]


    Officer Shoots Suspect After Being Pinned
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 16:21 by Officer.com

    A Chicago police officer shot and seriously wounded a suspect in a stolen car after the driver pinned the officer against another car on the West Side Wednesday. […]


    Manchester Police Make Arrests, Criticize Leaks
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 15:56 by Officer.com
    Defendant’s lawyers claim cop at fault in murder case
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 15:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWARK, N.J. — Defense lawyers for a man who allegedly killed his daughter’s mother in a 2015 shooting implied that the responding officer’s actions escalated the situation that ended in the death. Det. Kemon Lee sa… […]


    Border Patrol Agent Dies After Being Stabbed
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 15:26 by POLICE Magazine

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent died at a hospital Wednesday after being stabbed in the eye during an assault in El Paso, TX, while he was off duty during the weekend. […]


    3 reasons for cops to #RockOneSock
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 15:21 by PoliceOne

    By Haywood Talcove The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is asking the public to “Rock One Sock” during the month of May to show support for missing and exploited children and their families. The #RockOneSock campaign is simple: Wear one sock and take a photo or video of it; Share your photo […]


    Robot cop now on patrol in Dubai
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 15:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DUBAI — There’s a new officer in town and he’s operated by a touchscreen. Dubai’s robocop was deployed Sunday at the city’s malls and tourist attractions, according to a press release. The multi-lingual robot comes equipped with a touchscreen, allowing citizens to report crime, pay traffic fines or chat with the officer […]


    Integrated Biometrics Announces Five-0 Pocket-sized 10-Print Fingerprint Scanner
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 14:23 by POLICE Magazine

    Integrated Biometrics has announced the Five-0 scanner for mobile fingerprint enrollment and verification. Five-0 is the first FBI-Certified, AFIS compatible 10-finger scanner that fits easily in a pocket and can run for hours using power provided by a smartphone, according to the company. […]


    Iowa Officer Wins ‘Survivor: Game Changers’
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 14:22 by Officer.com

    Cedar Rapids Police Investigator Sarah Lacina used her training and instincts to win $1 million on “Survivor: Game Changers.” […]


    Netflix Show Sparks Flood of Calls to Police
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 14:15 by Officer.com

    Anne Arundel police said they’ve received numerous calls about a 1969 murder investigation at Fort George G. Meade after it was highlighted in the Netflix series “The Keepers.” […]


    Technology Helps Lead to Break in Cold Case
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 14:07 by Officer.com

    Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams confirmed Wednesday that last week’s murder arrest of iconic New Orleans street performer Johnie Lewis Miller, known as “Uncle Louie,” is connected to the murder of a man 43 years ago. […]


    Thinking Beyond Just ‘Cops on the Dots’
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 13:56 by Officer.com

    The Dayton Police Department plans to use a new investigative strategy that focuses on “micro areas” of violent crime to not only bring criminals to justice, but also to disrupt networks. […]


    CrimeCenter Overview
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 12:54 by Officer.com

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    Man with ‘private’ license plates arrested
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. — A man driving a truck with fake “private” license plates was arrested after he refused to identify himself. Police pulled over Richard Leroy Garrison, 63, after noticing his plates said &ld… […]


    Restaurant employee pays bill for cops attending slain deputy’s funeral
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 12:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Officers who were in town to honor a fallen officer received a “thank you” note instead of a restaurant bill. Rosebud County Sheriff Allen Fulton wrote on Facebook that he was dining with a Rosebud undersheriff and officers from Chicago and Fort Worth at Sir Scott’s Oasis Steakhouse […]


    Justice Department Announces the National Blue Alert Network
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 11:52 by Officer.com

    The Justice Department, along with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the nationwide rollout of the National Blue Alert Network […]


    Video Shows Police-Involved Confrontation
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 11:42 by Officer.com

    San Antonio police officers described a scene where several people were fighting and tensions rose after police arrived. […]


    Teen Who Tried to Shoot Deputy Gets 13 Years
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 11:31 by Officer.com
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    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 11:04 by Officer.com
    Calif. deputy wounded, suspect killed in shootout
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 11:01 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Parvini Los Angeles Times COMPTON, Calif. — A man was fatally shot and a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy was wounded after the suspect shot at two officers who pulled him over during a traffic stop in Compton, author… […]


    Judge rejects motion to dismiss charges against Ohio cop
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 10:41 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — Jury selection is underway after an Ohio judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss charges in the retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist. Attorneys for former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing had filed a motion Wednesday saying comments made in […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Shot, Suspect Dead
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 10:24 by Officer.com
    Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing info with US
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 09:53 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless, Paisley Dodds, and Gregory Katz Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with […]


    Off-duty Texas Border Patrol agent dies after being stabbed
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    By Daniel Borunda El Paso Times EL PASO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol agent died at a hospital Wednesday after being stabbed during an assault while he was off-duty during the weekend, El Paso police officials said. Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales, 30, was fatally wounded when he was stabbed several times in a […]


    Minnesota Police Officer Recalls Tense Encounter With Mall Attacker
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 08:25 by Officer.com

    Avon Police Officer Jason Falconer, who took out a terrorist at a Minnesota mall last September, says he is not a hero. […]


    San Francisco Police Face Challenges In Terror Response Ability
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 08:22 by Officer.com

    San Francisco’s police chief addressed concerns about security gaps in fighting terror in the wake of the Manchester attacks. […]


    Police Officer Responding to Noise Complaint Jumps on Drums for Jam Session
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 08:19 by Officer.com

    The police officer was called to a house party after a neighbor complained the band, Vinyl Ambush, was playing too loudly. Clark settled things with the neighbor and then hopped behind the drums for a jam session with the band. […]


    Border Patrol Agent Dies After Being Stabbed
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    U.S. Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales died at a hospital Wednesday after being stabbed during an assault while he was off-duty over the weekend. […]


    Battered Delaware Trooper Kills Boyfriend
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 07:46 by Officer.com

    Authorities are investigating a domestic incident in which an off-duty Delaware State Police trooper shot and killed her boyfriend. […]


    Deputy Fired for Allegedly Covering Up Crime
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 07:39 by Officer.com

    A Sarasota County sheriff’s deputy charged with obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence has been fired. […]


    Texas Courthouse Security Bill Heads to Gov.
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 07:24 by Officer.com

    A bill to improve security for judges and courthouses — named for an Austin judge who survived a 2015 assassination attempt outside her home — is on its way to Gov. Greg Abbott. […]


    Dubai Unveils City’s First Robot Police Officer
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 07:12 by Officer.com

    Dubai Police this week unveiled its first robot officer, which will be tasked with patrolling malls and tourist attractions. […]


    Cops Save Kid From SUV About to Go Over Hill
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 06:59 by Officer.com

    An SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside in Carrick on Monday afternoon when the driver and his passenger overdosed on suspected heroin while driving. […]


    Gang Grudges Drive Spike in Seattle Shootings
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com
    More Arrests as UK Attack Linked to Network
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 06:38 by Officer.com

    British police said Wednesday that six men and one woman are now under arrest in connection with Monday’s deadly bomb attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. […]


    8 Calif. Corrections Officers, 7 Inmates Injured
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 06:31 by Officer.com

    At least eight law enforcement officers and seven inmates were injured Wednesday morning in a riot at Pelican Bay State Prison that ended when guards fired live ammunition into the crowd. […]


    Bear trying to get doughnuts tears off car bumper
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — A bear with a sweet tooth ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Colorado then tried to claw its way through the trunk to get inside. Moose Watch Cafe owner Kim Robertson said she and her husband discovered the bumper-less car after they awoke […]


    Mass. police receive $100K grant for community events
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Lisa Redmond Wilmington Patch WILMINTON, Mass. — The Wilmington Police Department is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program The Department was chosen from… […]


    Alleged phone thief ‘Facetimes’ with deputy
    Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Northwest Florida Daily News FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — A Fort Walton Beach teen who reportedly took someone’s cellphone sealed his fate when the responding Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy “Facetimed” the victim’s phone and the defendant answered. According to an OCSO news release, the deputy then quickly took a screenshot of the Facetime conversation […]


    Younger brother of UK concert bomber arrested in Libya
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 18:07 by PoliceOne

    By Paisley Doods and Maggie Michael Associated Press LONDON — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two […]


    Cincinnati Officer Hospitalized After Exposure to Unknown Substance at Traffic Stop
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 17:23 by POLICE Magazine

    A Cincinnati police officer was treated for exposure to an “unknown illicit substance,” police confirmed Tuesday. […]


    PA Officers Rescue Child from SUV Teetering on Hill After Father ODs
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 17:23 by POLICE Magazine

    An SUV with a child in the back seat nearly flipped over a steep hillside in Carrick, PA, on Monday afternoon when the driver and his passenger overdosed on suspected heroin while driving, according to police. […]


    Preventing the next attack: Why gun-free zones don’t work and combat profiling does
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 16:40 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeIn Manchester England shortly after 10:30 p.m. , a suicide bomber targeted children, teenagers and their families exiting a concert performed by pop-music star Ariana Grande, killing at least 22 people and … […]


    Photos: Girl’s favorite cop shows up to her police-themed birthday
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 16:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff AUGUSTA, Maine — A 5-year-old girl’s favorite police officer showed up to surprise her at her police-themed birthday party. Officer Brad Chase and Evie Flanagan met during “Coffee With a Cop,” ABC News reported. A snowstorm canceled the event, but no one notified Chase or the […]


    Photo: Pigeon with tiny backpack used to smuggle drugs
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 16:08 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy PoliceOne Staff KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Customs agents intercepted a homing pigeon that was being used to smuggle drugs into the country. According to the Arab Times Online, inspectors at the Abdali … […]


    Federal Premium Introduces Gold Medal Berger
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:58 by Officer.com

    Federal Premium Ammunition is proud to announce its new Gold Medal Berger […]


    10 Arrests in 2 weeks
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    5 Arrests in one night. 3 Arrests the next night. 2 more the next week. […]


    CrimeCenter Software Launches Case Management System for Law Enforcement
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:50 by Officer.com

    Solution enables law enforcement to easily capture, organize and analyze data […]


    AID (Automated Injury Detection) Personal ‘Officer Down’ Signal
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:50 by Officer.com
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    Police, Firefighters in Arkansas Town Targeted by Arsonist
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Someone is targeting Cotton Plant, AS, police and firefighters, setting fires to their homes and vandalizing their vehicles since February, according to officials in the Woodruff County town. […]


    Idaho Deputy Stabbed, Suspect Killed in Trailer Park Call
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    According to Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead, a deputy and an officer from the Mountain Home Police Department were called out to trailer park in northwest Mountain Home just before 11:30 p.m. […]


    Video: Off-Duty Delaware Trooper Kills Boyfriend After “Severe” Beating, Police Say
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Delaware trooper used her service weapon to shoot and kill her boyfriend during a domestic incident Sunday night. She called 911 after the shooting. […]


    The one simple question that can improve traffic stops
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeLike any good cop, you’re always looking for ways to improve how you do your job. There is one question that can reduce citizen complaints, change driver’s behavior and improve your effectiveness on the street. Kirk Hensley of the North Carolina State Patrol uses and teaches this method and has seen improved citizen […]


    Off-Duty British Officer Killed in Manchester Bombing
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 15:11 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Cheshire, England, police officer was killed in the Manchester terror attack. Her husband was critically injured. Their two children are being treated for non-life threatening injuries. […]


    Police: ‘Joker’ Pointed Loaded Gun at Drivers
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    Alleged Phone Thief ‘Facetimes’ With Deputy
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:51 by Officer.com

    A Fort Walton Beach teen who reportedly took someone’s cellphone sealed his fate when the responding Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy “Facetimed” the victim’s phone and the defendant answered. […]


    ‘Clown’ with bladed gloves fatally stabs man, flees on scooter
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff DENVER — Witnesses say a man was killed after a suspect dressed as a clown stabbed him with bladed gloves. Witnesses told police that the suspect, Cristian Lee Gulzow, threatened Brian Lucero, 29, with gloves… […]


    NYPD Tightens Security in Wake of UK Attack
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:40 by Officer.com

    Police in New York City and Long Island have tightened security at public areas and are reviewing measures to protect venues used for concerts and other events. […]


    How community-based enforcement will help close the trust gap
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Booker HodgesOur profession has been under constant scrutiny and it’s only going to get worse. As I watch chief law enforcement officers respond to accusations of unfair treatment by certain segments of the population, I often cringe when… […]


    Conn. Trooper Helps Woman Deliver Baby
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:19 by Officer.com

    An off-duty state trooper helped a woman deliver a baby in a commuter lot off Route 2 Tuesday night. […]


    Man who claimed girlfriend choked during oral sex acquitted in murder case
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Booker HodgesBy Rafael Olmeda Sun Sentinel MARGATE, Fla. — Richard Henry Patterson, the Margate man who initially claimed his girlfriend choked to death during oral sex, was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder. The verdict was announced just under five hours after the jury began its deliberations. Patterson, 65, faced a maximum of […]


    Border Agent Critical After Being Stabbed
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:07 by Officer.com

    An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent had identified himself as an agent before being stabbed several times during the weekend outside a bar in far East El Paso. […]


    With undercover Instagram account, DEA nabs alleged drug dealer
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 14:06 by PoliceOne

    By Nate Gartrell East Bay Times OAKLAND, Calif. — While a Hayward man allegedly was posting pictures of Xanax, pot, and guns for sale on Instagram, Drug Enforcement Administration agents were busy taking screenshots. Last week, federal authoritie… […]


    Suspect fleeing police fatally struck by Prius
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Ravani San Francisco Chronicle SUNNYVALE, Calif.— A 54-year-old San Jose man fleeing police was killed Monday night when he jumped out of his car on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale and ran into the path of a vehicle, officials said. The fatal 1… […]


    Police Probe ‘Network’ in Deadly UK Terror Attack
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 13:48 by Officer.com

    Police on Wednesday arrested three more suspects linked to the attacker who killed 22 people at Manchester Arena, saying they were investigating the role of a terrorist network played. […]


    Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in NC
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLAREMONT, N.C. — A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy plant field found in the U.S. this year was in California. […]


    Fires targeting property of Ark. police, firefighters
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COTTON PLANT, Ark. — Authorities in a small Arkansas town say local police and firefighters are being targeted by suspicious fires and vandalism. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the incidents in Cotton Plant began in February, when a fire destroyed a firefighter’s rental home. The latest fire occurred Sunday and damaged the home of […]


    Police: ‘Severely battered’ off-duty Del. trooper fatally shoots boyfriend
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PIKE CREEK, Del. — Authorities say an off-duty trooper fatally shot her boyfriend after he left her seriously injured. According to NBC 10, police responded to a domestic disturbance Sunday night and found the off-duty trooper … […]


    Off-duty Texas border patrol agent stabbed in eye during pursuit
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 12:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EL PASO, Texas — An off-duty border patrol agent was hospitalized in critical condition after a man stabbed him during a pursuit. Agent Isaac Morales and his girlfriend were leaving a bar Saturday when Hisaias Justo Lopez alleg… […]


    Sheriff Defends Controversial Facebook Post
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 11:27 by Officer.com

    Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree, who criticized “the left” and “political correctness” in a Facebook post after Monday’s terror attack in Manchester, England, defended his comments Tuesday. […]


    Off-duty officer among the dead after UK concert bombing
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless, Maggie Michael, and Gregory Katz Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — British security forces raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated “a network” of people allegedly behind the city’s concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament […]


    K-9 Partner of Cop Killed Four Years Ago Dies
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 11:04 by Officer.com

    Four years after Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was killed in the line of duty, K-9 Figo has died. […]


    Off-Duty Officer Among Dead in UK Blast
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 10:52 by Officer.com

    An off-duty police officer attending a concert with her family lost her life in the deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England Monday night. […]


    Judge declares mistrial in fatal 2014 NM blue-on-blue
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 10:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a former New Mexico sheriff’s deputy who was charged in the shooting death of a fellow deputy during what authorities described as an alcohol-fueled dispute. The ruling came after jurors informed the judge they would not be able to […]


    Hundreds honor Mont. deputy killed during traffic stop
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BELGRADE, Mont. — A Montana sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty last week was remembered as a family man, a man of faith and a dedicated public servant who could be tough when he needed to be but still played dolls with his daughter. Hundreds of law enforcement officers, […]


    UK deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites after bombing
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 09:41 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — British security forces arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester concert bombing and sent hundreds of soldiers to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified […]


    Mobile Computing Trends within the Public Safety Sector
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 09:21 by Officer.com
    Federal Government Outlines Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    The federal government on Monday spelled out its plan to punish sanctuary cities. […]


    Ohio Police Department Welcomes State’s First Pit Bull K-9
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com
    5-Year-Old Girl Who Loves Police Celebrates Birthday With Her Favorite Officer
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:33 by Officer.com

    Five-year-old Evie Flanagan loves police officers and even wore a police uniform to her police-themed birthday party that was attended by her favorite local officer, Brad Chase. […]


    Ex-Dispatcher Sues Pennsylvania State Police
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:19 by Officer.com

    A former state police dispatcher in Westmoreland County who alleged she was sexually harassed by a trooper in 2015 says agency officials should have known of prior harassment involving the trooper. […]


    Officer’s Memory Aids in Arrest in Burglaries
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    The rash of car burglaries and break-ins along an industrial district of the ARCO community earlier this month had a familiar ring to one Glynn County Police officer. […]


    Suspect in Police Pursuit Fatally Hit by Car
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 07:01 by Officer.com

    A 54-year-old San Jose man fleeing police was killed Monday night when he jumped out of his car on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale and ran into the path of a vehicle. […]


    Escaped Lamb Leads Calif. Police on Chase
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 06:54 by Officer.com

    Fremont police spent hours searching in vain for an escaped sheep Monday night, ultimately locating it Tuesday afternoon. […]


    N.C. Deputies Discover $500M in Poppy Plants
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 06:42 by Officer.com

    The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office seized an entire field of poppy plants Tuesday, with an estimated value of $500 million. […]


    2014 Australia Cafe Siege Ruled Terror Attack
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 06:34 by Officer.com

    An Australian coroner has found the deadly 2014 Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney was a terrorist incident, and said that the assailant, Man Haron Monis, alone was responsible for the deaths, not the police. […]


    Fallen California Deputy Laid to Rest at Funeral
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 06:24 by Officer.com

    Loved ones, local law enforcement colleagues and public-safety brothers and sisters from agencies near and far gathered to honor and lay to rest Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Garner, killed in a crash earlier this month. […]


    Britain Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Critical’
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 06:11 by Officer.com

    Britain began mobilizing troops Tuesday to help protect key locations as the government warned of the potential for another attack in the wake of a suicide bombing that killed 22 people. […]


    Chicago Cubs give $1M to install street security cameras
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Ariel Cheung and Heather Cherone DNA Info WRIGLEYVILLE, Ill. — A $1 million grant from the Chicago Cubs will double the number of security cameras around Wrigley Field and bolster surveillance to major streets leading to the ballpark. The grant is expected to go before the city’s budget committee on Wednesday, and its approval […]


    Seattle unanimously passes civilian oversight of police department
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Nearly seven years after an officer’s fatal shooting of First Nations woodcarver John T. Williams shook faith in the Seattle Police Department, the City Council unanimously passed historic legis… […]


    Ill. trooper pulls over former NASCAR driver, tweets selfie
    Posted May 24th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas Chicago Tribune DeKLAB, Ill. — Former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart didn’t get off with just a warning when he was stopped on Interstate 88 in DeKalb over the weekend. He also got a photo of himself with a smiling state trooper — who then tweeted it out. “Just pulled over NASCAR legend […]


    UK police hunt for accomplices after concert blast
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 18:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless, Rob Harris, and Sylvia Hui Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast that bathed a pop concert in blood — the latest apparent battle-scarred target of […]


    Warning of “imminent” attack, Britain raises threat level
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 18:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless, Rob Harris, and Sylvia Hui Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert […]


    Dubai Plans to Field Robot Police Officers by 2030
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Dubai, one of seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates, is taking a technological leap of faith this week as it introduces its first robot officer to the Dubai police force. Designed by the Spanish company PAL Robotics, the specialized REEM robot stands 5 feet 6 inches high and looks like a knight in shining […]


    Video: LAPD Officer Convicted of Assault Spared Jail Time by Plea
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles police officer convicted of assault for kicking and punching a man during a South Los Angeles arrest caught on video was spared jail time at his sentencing on Tuesday after fulfilling his end of an agreement made with prosecutors. […]


    LAPD Officer Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Way to Work
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles police officer was pinned under a vehicle and the southbound 5 Freeway was shut down for several hours Tuesday following a traffic collision in Santa Clarita, the California Highway Patrol said. […]


    Video: KY Man Injured by IED Explosion After Authorities Say He Shot at Deputies
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities say a Mount Eden, Kentucky, man has been arrested days after he tried to kill two sheriff’s deputies — and a homemade explosive device blew up in his hand. […]


    Video: NC Officers Discover Massive Opium Poppy Growing Operation
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputies estimate that the plants found near Claremont are worth a half-billion dollars. They said some of the plants had been cut to allow collection of the opium resin. […]


    Portland mayor wants pot taxes to go to PD
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 17:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler wants nearly $3 million made in pot taxes to go toward the police department. According to The Portland Mercury, the city approved a 3 percent local sales tax on recreational marijuan… […]


    G2 Payment Laundering Detection Named Winner in 11th Annual Pay Awards
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 16:01 by Officer.com

    G2 Web Services Combines Transaction Laundering Detection with Payment Brand Protection […]


    Court Rules Pittsburgh Officers Can’t be Required to Live in City
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    In an 18-page opinion, the Pennsylvania state Supreme Court on Monday ruled 6-0 in favor of the Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1, which won an arbitration award in 2014 allowing its approximately 870 officers to live within 25 air-miles of the City-County Building Downtown. Justice Debra Todd did not participate in […]


    Manchester Concert Bombing Raises Concerns About Securing American Arenas and Stadiums
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The suspected suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city of Manchester killed at least 19 people and injured dozens. It is raising new questions about how authorities can better protect large venues. […]


    K-9 Named for Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Joins MA Department
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    A K-9 named for New England Patriots’ tight end Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski has become the latest recruit at the Athol (MA) Police Department. […]


    Manchester Suicide Bomber was Known to British Authorities
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Police on Tuesday identified the man who blew himself up the previous night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. CBS News confirmed Abedi was known to British authorities prior to the attack. […]


    Crime Up, Arrests Down as New Orleans Faces Severe Officer Shortage
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:58 by POLICE Magazine

    A new report on the New Orleans Police Department shows that a recent uptick in violent crime has come amid a dramatic decrease in the number of arrests. And both trends seem to be fueled by depleted troop strength. […]


    ELBECO RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS RECIPIENT OF 2017 NAUMD PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARDS
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:54 by Officer.com

    New Products Acknowledged for Excellence in Function and Innovation […]


    Residents Share Coffee, Gratitude With Cops
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:45 by Officer.com

    Mobile area residents chat with police officers at Coffee With a Cop event sponsored by Columbia Southern University […]


    Vigilant Solutions Extends Risk-Free Offer to Municipalities to Locate Parking Violators, Accelerating Recovery of Millions in Lost Revenue Due to Unpaid Fines
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:42 by Officer.com

    Parking scofflaw solution based on same technology that has helped recover billions of dollars for auto finance companies […]


    Marana Police Department First to Implement Managed 9-1-1 Service Solution
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:31 by Officer.com

    Airbus DS Communications and CenturyLink begin implementation of Next Generation 9-1-1 managed service solution in Arizona […]


    Man blows up hand while attempting to kill 2 Ky. deputies
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man attempting to kill two Spencer County deputies blew up his own hand after an explosive device detonated while he was still holding it. Police were called to David Blake’s house May 16 after calls … […]


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    Demoted Texas Officer Calls for Chief to Resign
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 15:04 by Officer.com

    A top Fort Worth police officer who was demoted last week over the unauthorized release of body-camera footage and personnel records related to a controversial arrest is calling for Chief Joel Fitzgerald to resign. […]


    Seattle City Council Passes Police Reforms
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 14:48 by Officer.com
    Maryland Deputy Given Narcan After Possible Overdose During Call
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 14:33 by Officer.com

    A Harford County deputy was administered Narcan and two EMS providers were treated for overdose symptoms after possibly being exposed to heroin and fentanyl while at a call Friday night. […]


    Drunk man rides 14 miles on trunk of unsuspecting couple’s car
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 13:23 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An unsuspecting couple drove nearly 14 miles with a sleeping man on top of their car until a police officer pulled them over. According to Fox 6, Carl Webb and his wife were leaving a barbeque festival Thursday… […]


    Okla. chief defends cop after TASER threat sparks controversy, video released
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 13:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH ENID, Okla. — A local police chief said his officer used a legitimate escalation of force when he pulled a TASER on a man during a traffic stop. An officer pulled up to inform driver Kali Wood that she was in a no parkin… […]


    Texas cop possibly exposed to carbon monoxide in patrol car
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff AUSTIN, Texas — For the second time in two months, an Austin police officer was possibly exposed to carbon monoxide while driving his patrol car. Police told KVUE that the officer in last week’s incident was not harmed th… […]


    Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode. Felicia Nevins sought the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office help after she forgot to remove a rubber O-ring from the container. […]


    ISIS Claims Deadly UK Blast, Police ID Bomber
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 12:48 by Officer.com

    The militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide bomb attack at a concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead Friday night. […]


    Dallas Cowboys owner’s gift to Ark. officers ruled unethical
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Hairopoulos The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reportedly finds himself subject to a light censure by the Arkansas Ethics Commission because of a gift he made to police officers in his hometown last season, according to Arkansas media outlets. Jones treated North Little Rock officers and their families to […]


    Convicted Calif. cop killer set to be released from prison
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By James Queally Los Angeles Times INGLEWOOD, Calif. — A man convicted of masterminding a robbery that led to the 1988 slaying of an Inglewood police sergeant is set to be released from prison despite the furious pleas of the slain officer’… […]


    Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 12:28 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin. Officers responded to the report of… […]


    OTTO Introduces the OTTO 20 Meter Diver Headset
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 11:58 by Officer.com

    OTTO Engineering, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of two-way radio accessories for industrial, public safety, and military applications, is pleased to announce the launch of its new OTTO 20 Meter Diver Headset. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-23 11:56:31
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    OTTO Engineering, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of two-way radio accessories for industrial, public safety, and military applications is pleased to announce the launch of its new NoizeBarrierTM High Definition Electronic Earplugs. […]


    Ritter & Stark GmbH Announces Winners of SX-1 MTR Rifles Donated to the Snipercraft Challenge
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 11:53 by Officer.com

    The winning police sniper team swept the intense competitive sniper training event and took home two Ritter & Stark SX-1 MTR Rifles. […]


    California Motorcycle Officer Extricated From Underneath SUV
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 11:34 by Officer.com

    The police officer’s clothes had to be cut off in order for him to be extricated from the wreckage after becoming pinned. […]


    Sacramento Police Department Unveils New Body Cameras
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 11:22 by Officer.com

    The Sacramento Police Department have chosen a body camera that hundreds of officers will soon wear. […]


    Extra Security at Some U.S. Concert Venues After UK Terror Attack
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 11:17 by Officer.com

    Extra police were visible outside a John Legend concert near Dallas on Monday. The Homeland Security Department says there is no credible threat against US music venues, but that extra security was likely following the concert bombing in England. […]


    How a new tool can help states track sexual assault evidence
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    The following is paid content sponsored by QueTel. By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff More than half of all alleged rapists have at least one prior conviction, according to RAINN.org. It’s estimated that thousands of these criminals remain unidentifie… […]


    Trump seeks reconsideration of sanctuary cities ruling
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By Sudhin Thanawala and Sadie Gurman Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration filed court papers Monday aimed at getting a judge to reconsider his ruling blocking the president’s executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. The U.S. Department of Justice asked U.S. District Court Judge […]


    Mo. officer wounded in shootout, suspect kills self
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch VELDA CITY, Mo. — A north St. Louis County man who police say wounded an officer apparently shot himself after authorities found him hiding in a trash bin. Police said the 18-year-old was pronounced dead at… […]


    Islamic State group claims deadly UK concert bombing
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz Associated Press MANCHESTER, England — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left 22 people dead as young concertgoers fled, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. Teenage screams filled the Manchester […]


    Boston Police Reviewing Music Fest Security
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    A deadly explosion at a concert in Manchester, England, led Boston police to respond with a reassuring message last night, as they prepare security for the Boston Calling music festival this weekend. […]


    Trooper Pulls Over Tony Stewart, Tweets Selfie
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 08:06 by Officer.com

    Former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart didn’t get off with just a warning when he was stopped on Interstate 88 in DeKalb over the weekend. […]


    Transit Officer’s Immigration Query Probed
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    A cellphone video of a Metro Transit police officer asking a light-rail passenger about his immigration status went viral Friday, prompting the transit agency to launch an internal investigation. […]


    White Dallas Officers Don’t Disproportionately Use Force Against Minorities, Study Finds
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 07:16 by Officer.com

    White Dallas police officers do not disproportionately use force against minorities, contrary to common public perceptions that they target people based on race, a new study has found. […]


    Critically Injured New York Trooper Improving
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 07:09 by Officer.com

    Trooper Craig S. Foglia was rear-ended by a pickup truck as he was conducting a traffic stop on I-86 in the Town of Campbell last Wednesday. […]


    Baltimore Police Officers From Freddie Gray Case Face Discipline; Three Could be Fired
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 06:51 by Officer.com

    Five Baltimore police officers involved in the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray have been charged with violating department rules, with three of them facing termination. […]


    Missouri Officer Wounded, Suspect Kills Self
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 06:43 by Officer.com

    An 18-year-old who police say wounded a Velda City police officer apparently shot himself after authorities found him hiding in a trash bin. […]


    At Least 22 People Dead, Dozens Hurt in Suicide Bombing at UK Concert
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 06:32 by Officer.com

    At least 22 people were killed and more than 59 others were injured Monday night in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. […]


    Police department names new K-9 after Patriots’ Gronkowski
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATHOL, Mass. — Gronk will soon be tracking down criminals, sniffing for drugs and acting as the furry face of a Massachusetts police department. No, not New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. This Gronk is the Athol Police Department’s new dog. The year-old German shepherd is undergoing a 14-week training program. Gronk’s […]


    Fla. ‘Super Trooper’ begins road to recovery after texting, driving accident
    Posted May 23rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Brooke Henderson Miami Herald MIAMI — The Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by a driver who lost control of his car and slammed into the trooper on the Dolphin Expressway was released Friday afternoon from Ryder Trauma Center. Wear… […]


    UK police: ‘a number of fatalities’ at Ariana Grande concert
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 19:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LONDON — Police says there are “a number of fatalities” after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England. Police advised the public to avoid the area around the Manchester Arena Monday night. There were no immediate details of what happened during the concert by the American singer. Video […]


    UK police: 19 dead, roughly 50 injured after explosion at Ariana Grande concert
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 19:06 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 7:29 p.m. (CST): Greater Manchester Police say 19 people have been confirmed dead in an explosion at Manchester Arena that is being treated as a possible terrorist attack. Police said roughly 50 people were injured. Police said the incident started at 10:35 Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert. Emergency vehicles were on the […]


    Why police roadside assists can improve community relations
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 17:52 by PoliceOne

    By Walt Brinker, P1 Contributor Simple, safe and quick roadside assists to community members with disabled vehicles by police officers can generate goodwill and build bridges between police and communities they serve. Police officers should consider advocating, or at least suggesting, to their agencies that officers provide – when operational priorities allow – roadside assists. […]


    Off-Duty LAPD Officer Helps Subdue Unruly Passenger on Hawaii-Bound Flight
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 17:47 by POLICE Magazine

    A Turkish student could face federal charges for purportedly trying to enter the cockpit of a Los Angeles to Honolulu until he was grabbed by passengers, including an off-duty LAPD officer, and duct-taped to a seat. […]


    5 Baltimore Officers Facing Discipline Over Freddie Gray Incident, 3 Could be Fired
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 17:47 by POLICE Magazine

    The three who face firing are Officer Caesar Goodson, who was driving the van where an autopsy determined Gray suffered fatal injuries; Lt. Brian Rice and Sgt. Alicia White, according to sources with knowledge of the case. […]


    Video: Mother of 3 Serves as NYPD’s First Female Counter-Sniper
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 17:47 by POLICE Magazine

    NYPD detective Tina Guerrero is a mother, wife, and counter-sniper dedicating her life to keeping the city safe. […]


    The safest place to be in a vehicle ambush attack
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 17:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleIn any given year, roughly half of all police-involved shootings take place from or around vehicles. More recently, we have seen a dramatic spike in incidents where law enforcement officers have been the victims of unprovoked attacks … […]


    Motorola addresses concerns over radios after cops’ social media campaign
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 16:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleBy PoliceOne Staff CINCINNATI — Motorola says they are continuing to work with the Cincinnati Police Department to resolve a reported issue with the agency’s radios. The Cincinnati police union says officers’ radios are continuing to fail even as Motorola and police officials work to resolve the issues, which first came to light […]


    Police chief: Boy called police to say father had drugs in luggage
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 16:07 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleAssociated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. — Authorities in Massachusetts are praising an 11-year-old boy who called police to report that his father had drugs in his luggage. Lawrence Police Chief James Fitzpatrick said the boy also told officers on Wednesday that he had seen his father selling drugs earlier in the day. Fitzpatrick called […]


    Study: White Dallas police don’t disproportionately use force against minorities
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 16:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleBy Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — White Dallas police officers do not disproportionately use force against minorities, contrary to common public perceptions that they target people based on race, a new study has found. When circumstances such as drug or alcohol use and the officer’s tenure are taken into account, […]


    NYPD: Train worker refused to open gate for cop pursuing shoplifter
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:57 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleBy Nicole Brown amNewYork NEW YORK — An MTA worker was arrested Tuesday after he refused to open a gate for an NYPD lieutenant chasing a shoplifter, police said. Darryl Goodwin, 54, was working in the booth at the Columbus Circle subway station at 57th Street and Eighth Avenue when a shoplifter jumped […]


    Officer makes history as NYPD’s first female counter-sniper
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike BoyleBy PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — Five-foot, one-inch Det. Tina Guerrero has never let her size or gender hold her back from fulfilling her dream as a counter-sniper in the NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit. “It’s like a big boy’s playground and I wanted to play in it. I was welcomed with open arms,” […]


    Video: TX Deputy Chiefs Demoted for Leaking Body Cam Footage of Controversial Arrest
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Two high-ranking Fort Worth, TX, police officials were demoted from department command staff to the rank of captain Friday, accused of leaking an officer’s body camera video from a controversial arrest and his personnel file. […]


    38-Year Old FL Officer Dies of Off-Duty Aneurysm
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Miami police told the Miami Herald that Orlando Machado, 38, who was married and has two children, suffered the aneurysm Friday while off-duty and doctors removed him from life support Sunday. […]


    Man Gets 2 Life Sentences for Ambush Killings of Iowa Officers
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    During a hearing at the Polk County (Iowa) Courthouse Friday morning, Scott Michael Greene, 46, withdrew not guilty pleas and pleaded guilty to two first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of Urbandale (Iowa) Police Officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Police Sgt. Anthony “Tony” Beminio, 38. […]


    Michigan Officer Rescues Man from Apartment Fire
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A Kalamazoo, MI, police officer rescued an unresponsive man from a fire that extensively damaged a home Sunday morning. […]


    38-Year-Old FL Officer Dies of Off-Duty Aneurysm
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Miami police told the Miami Herald that Orlando Machado, 38, who was married and has two children, suffered the aneurysm Friday while off-duty and doctors removed him from life support Sunday. […]


    Man claims he attacked deputy, EMT due to PTSD, fighting Russians
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PORTLAND, Ore. — A man attacked a deputy and an EMT because he allegedly thought they were Russians, according to court documents. KATU reported that Gregory Ward Bass, Jr., 25, was confronted by a deputy outside Humans Solutio… […]


    Convicted Calif. Cop-Killer Set to be Released
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 15:13 by Officer.com
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    Restaurant owner apologizes for ‘disrespectful’ note employee left cops
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GALLOWAY, N.J. — A restaurant owner has apologized on social media and fired an employee after the worker left a disrespectful message on a cop’s receipt. The receipt, posted on Twitter Sunday, shows the message: “Cops, pigs, puercos.” Puercos is Spanish for pigs. I’m sure this made the officers who ate at […]


    Va. sheriff’s office forced to remove ‘blessed are the peacemakers’ decals
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is removing Bible verse decals from the back of police vehicles. The decals read “Blessed are the peacemakers … Matthew 5:9” and have be… […]


    Two Fort Worth Police Officials Demoted Over Body Camera Video Leak
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:16 by Officer.com
    La. officer fatally shoots man after he gets inside police car
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:06 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CONVERSE, La. — A police officer in a small western Louisiana town fatally shot a man who managed to get into a police vehicle. Louisiana State Police said in a news release they are investigating the shooting at the request of the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Department. The shooting happened in the town of […]


    DOJ Rolls Out National Blue Alert Network
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:04 by Officer.com

    The Justice Department rolled out the National Blue Alert Network on Friday to help give law enforcement the information need during a threat. […]


    NJ police allege gun company sold defective guns
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 14:03 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey has sued gun manufacturer Sig Sauer, saying it sold defective handguns to the state police. The company, based in Newington, New Hampshire, sold 3,000 handguns to New Jersey State Police for nearly $2 million. But the lawsuit says that when the weapons were delivered in 2014, many of […]


    Conn. state troopers face shortage due to layoffs
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HARTFORD, Conn. — At a time when troopers are in short supply, the state announced several layoffs within the police agency Tuesday. Four lieutenants, two sergeants, five troopers and the incoming class of 79 cadets were notifi… […]


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    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 11:24 by Officer.com

    Edesix, a market leader in the provision of Body Worn Camera solutions, has announced the launch of new head and torso mounted cameras. […]


    LAPD Motorcycle Officer Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 10:53 by Officer.com

    An LAPD motorcycle officer was injured in a hit-and-run with an SUV Saturday night. […]


    Dash Cam Video Shows High-Speed Pursuit That Ends With Five Arrests
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 10:29 by Officer.com

    Five teens were arrested after a high-speed chase through two counties. […]


    Plane Passengers Duct-Tape Unruly Man Who Tried to Break Into Cockpit
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 10:24 by Officer.com

    A man who caused a disturbance aboard an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu on Friday was detained and will likely face charges, an FBI special agent said. […]


    Durability: The Measure of a Good Tactical Pant
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 09:50 by Officer.com
    Ohio city braces again for fatal police shooting trial
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 09:46 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — Prosecutors, attorneys and people across the Cincinnati region have had six months to analyze and debate the hung jury result in the murder trial of a white police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man. They’ll soon find out whether a second trial will get a new […]


    Off-duty Miami officer dies after apparent aneurysm
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 09:33 by PoliceOne

    By Charles Rabin Miami Herald MIAMI — A Miami police officer who patrolled the Coconut Grove area and had been on the force less than five years died Sunday from an apparent aneurysm. Miami police said Orlando Machado, 38, who was married and has two children, suffered the aneurysm Friday while off-duty and doctors removed […]


    Miami Officer Dies After Apparent Aneurysm
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:53 by Officer.com

    Miami Police Officer Orlando Machado died Sunday from an apparent aneurysm. […]


    Restrooms Ground Zero in Opioid Epidemic
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:48 by Officer.com
    New Meth Surge is Gathering Momentum
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands over the last two years and driven major reforms in state and local law enforcement and public health policies for people with addiction. […]


    Cop Thanks Rescuers 30 Years After Shooting
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:21 by Officer.com

    Lem Dermid is a retired law enforcement officer, a husband and father, but he was almost none of those things. […]


    ‘Super Trooper’ Begins Long Road to Recovery
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:14 by Officer.com

    The Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by a driver who lost control of his car and slammed into the trooper on the Dolphin Expressway was released Friday afternoon from Ryder Trauma Center. […]


    Judge: ‘I Will Go to My Grave Regretting’ Granting Early Release for Killer
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 07:04 by Officer.com

    The judge who granted an early jail release to the man who authorities say gunned down his ex-girlfriend, her co-worker and the Kirkersville police chief said Friday that he’ll go to his grave haunted by his role in what happened. […]


    Fallen Ohio Police Chief Mourned at Funeral
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 06:57 by Officer.com

    Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario had worked in a small town for a short time, but as mourners gathered to say good-bye to the fallen chief Saturday, it was clear that lives he touched were many, and his impact lasting. […]


    Fla. deputy kills drunk driving suspect who fled, tried to fight
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KISSIMMEE, Fla. — A sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a drunk driving suspect who allegedly fled a traffic stop and tried to fight him in central Florida. Osceola County Sheriff’s officials say a deputy responded to the Florida Turnpike on Saturday night after reports of a possible drunk driver. He stopped the vehicle, but […]


    Wis. DOJ issues guidelines for investigating fatal police shootings
    Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jason Stein Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MADISON, Wis. — For the first time, the Wisconsin Department of Justice has formalized its guidelines for independently investigating police shootings — the latest step in the state’s efforts to be a national leader on the issue. Before April, the state investigators charged with reviewing police shootings were relying […]


    Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat, flagging car for police
    Posted May 21st, 2017 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — Actor Tom Hanks is on the beat in New York City, using Twitter to alert police to a car with a slew of tickets on its windshield. Turns out the tickets were paid. The Daily News reports that the New York Police Department responded when the Academy Award winning star […]


    Texas pair accused of stealing hearse with body inside
    Posted May 21st, 2017 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BRYAN, Texas — Police in Texas have arrested two people for allegedly stealing a hearse from outside a fast-food restaurant and dumping a body that was inside. Bryan police say the hearse was recovered Friday a few hours after th… […]


    Judge haunted by release of man in deadly Ohio shootings
    Posted May 21st, 2017 @ 13:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEWARK, Ohio — An Ohio judge says he will be haunted forever by his decision to grant early release to a domestic violence offender who authorities say killed his ex-girlfriend, her co-worker and a police chief. Licking County Municipal Judge Michael Higgins said Friday he was heartbroken after the fatal shootings at a […]


    ‘Sandra Bland Act’ sent to Texas governor, focuses on jail mental health
    Posted May 21st, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas proposal named for a black woman found dead in jail following a confrontational traffic stop is headed to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. The Texas Legislature gave final approval Saturday to the “Sandra Bland Act.” But Bland’s sister, Sharon Cooper, has said it’s “gut-wrenching” that lawmakers stripped police […]


    Off-duty cop helps detain man who tried to break cockpit door mid-flight
    Posted May 21st, 2017 @ 13:17 by PoliceOne

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Michael Balsamo Associated Press HONOLULU — Soon after they boarded a flight to Honolulu, Mark and Donna Basden found a laptop computer in a seat pocket in front of them. The couple assumed someone on a previous flight left it there. But a flight attendant said it probably belonged to […]


    Officer thanks rescuers 30 years after shooting
    Posted May 20th, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Derek Lacey Times-News HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — Lem Dermid is a retired law enforcement officer, a husband and father, but he was almost none of those things. Dermid, 60, served for about 10 years as an officer with Hendersonville Police Department, also working for the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office several years and in private security. […]


    Phoenix serial killings suspect left behind shell casings
    Posted May 20th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved Phoenix neighborhoods last year. […]


    Grand jury doesn’t indict Ohio officer for fatally shooting teen
    Posted May 20th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year. The Columbus Dispatch reports a Franklin County grand jury voted Friday not to indict Officer Bryon Mason in the September 2016 shooting of Tyre […]


    Police officer buys groceries for mom caught stealing
    Posted May 20th, 2017 @ 07:30 by PoliceOne

    By Michele W. Forehand Dothan Eagle DOTHAN, Ala. — Sheena Davenport, a teenage mother, fell on hard-times and caught herself committing a crime just in order to feed her family. With help from Dothan Police Officer Katrina Culbreath, Davenport, 18, learned a life-lesson: there are still good people in this world. “I would have never […]


    Iowa man pleads guilty to killing 2 cops during ambushes
    Posted May 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By David Pitt Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars. Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the […]


    ‘Take care of your cops’: 2 career lawmen talk the benefits of building a relationship with the media
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 20:47 by PoliceOne

    By Hanan Esaili, PoliceOne Staff PLANO, Texas — Former Cottonwood Police Chief Jody Fanning received a call on the night of March 21, 2015 that no chief wants to answer. “Chief, an officer’s been shot.” “Who? Where at?” “I don’t know.” Fanning arrived to a full-on parking lot brawl between eight officers, a family of […]


    DOJ rolls out new alert system for crimes against cops
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced the roll out of a new alert system aimed at keeping police officers safer. The National Blue Alert system will send out intel to law enforcement agencies, the media, and the public about suspects who have harmed or have threatened to harm cops, the DOJ […]


    DOJ rolls out new alert system for crimes against cops
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced the roll out of a new alert system aimed at keeping police officers safer. The National Blue Alert system will send out intel to law enforcement agencies, the media, and the public about suspects who have harmed or have threatened to harm cops, the DOJ […]


    DOJ rolls out new alert system for crimes against cops
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced the roll out of a new alert system aimed at keeping police officers safer. The National Blue Alert system will send out intel to law enforcement agencies, the media, and the public about suspects who have harmed or have threatened to harm cops, the DOJ […]


    DOJ rolls out new alert system for crimes against cops
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced the roll out of a new alert system aimed at keeping police officers safer. The National Blue Alert system will send out intel to law enforcement agencies, the media, and the public about suspects who have harmed or have threatened to harm cops, the DOJ […]


    Video: Man Shoots Realistic Blank Gun at CA Officers During Chase
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:47 by POLICE Magazine

    A Bakersfield, CA, officer fired his gun during a chase with a suspect shooting blanks Thursday night, but the suspect wasn’t hit. […]


    Video released after cop cleared in killing of suspect high on PCP
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LUFKIN, Texas – Video captured an officer firing four shots at a man who was stabbing another man. According to the Lufkin Daily News, body camera footage of the deadly officer-involved shooting was released after a grand jury concluded the use of force was justified. Officer Blake Witherspoon responded to reports of […]


    Acquitted Tulsa Officer Returns to Duty but Not Patrol
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby will return to duty but not on patrol assignment after her manslaughter acquittal, and she will receive back pay from her unpaid suspension after she was charged in Terence Crutcher’s death. […]


    Video released of gun battle between 2 La. cops, suspect
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BATON ROUGE, La. – Video of a deadly gun battle between two officers and a suspect has been released. According to WAFB, the Feb. 13 incident began when an officer responded to a property disturbance call. The suspect, 22-year-old Calvin Smith, reportedly made threats toward his ex-girlfriend’s family and hit their car […]


    Man Convicted in 1988 Killing of CA Officer to Be Set Free
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 19:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A man convicted of masterminding a robbery that led to the 1988 slaying of an Inglewood, CA, police sergeant is set to be released from prison despite the furious pleas of the slain officer’s family and law enforcement leaders. […]


    Suspect Who Stole Deputy’s Car in Custody
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:45 by Officer.com

    A handcuffed burglary suspect who escaped from police Thursday and drove off in a police car was back in custody early Friday. […]


    Cop-Killer Pleads Guilty, Gets Two Life Sentences
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:27 by Officer.com

    Scott Greene, who was charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Des Moines Police Sgt. Anthony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin, pleaded guilty and was sentenced. […]


    Cincinnati Mayor’s Office Mistakenly Honors Cop Killer, Apologizes
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Cincinnati mayor John Cranley apologized to the Fraternal Order of Police Thursday night after his office mistakenly issued a proclamation honoring the man who ambushed and killed Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim. […]


    Video: Wild CA Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Foot Chase, Takedown of Suspect
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:22 by POLICE Magazine

    A suspected tire thief was arrested Thursday in Orange County, CA, after a wild high-speed police chase ended when officers used a PIT maneuver to spin out the truck and then had to chase the man down on foot into a front yard. […]


    Study Shows Dallas Officers Do Not Use Force More Often on Minorities
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Dallas police officers do not disproportionately use force against minorities, contrary to common public perceptions, a new study has found. […]


    Video: Rookie Michigan Officer Helps Save Life on First Call
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 17:22 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Northville Township (MI) Police Department helped save a life Monday on his first day on the job. […]


    Video: St. Louis Police Department Facing Staffing Crisis, Union Says
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 16:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Police union officials say St. Louis is facing a police staffing crisis. Currently, there are 1,196 sworn officers in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. But Jeff Roorda, business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association, believes that number is actually closer to 1,000 or 1,100 when considering military, maternity or sick leave. […]


    Nevada Expected to Become Second State to Mandate Police Body Cameras
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 16:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Police officers in the state of Nevada may soon be required to wear body cameras under a measure that was sent on Thursday to Governor Brian Sandoval for his signature. […]


    Charlotte Undercover Officer Justified in Killing Man at “Road Rage” Incident
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 16:12 by POLICE Magazine

    The DA’s report provided pictures of the .22 caliber revolver that was recovered at the scene and used by Diaz. The report also included a photo of a bullet hole in the hood of the officer’s car. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Should cops shoot at moving vehicles?
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 15:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_395S–><!–cke_bookmark_395E–>&amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_395S–&amp;gt;&amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_395E–&amp;gt; Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Try to think if you’ve heard this one before: A man uses a vehicle as a weapon in a terrorist attack. That sounds familiar because this method of has become commonplace ever since ISIS and Al Qaeda began […]


    Critically Injured Fla. Trooper Leaves Hospital
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 14:55 by Officer.com

    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Carlos Rosario, who was critically injured after being struck by a car two months ago, was released from the hospital Friday. […]


    20 leadership tips for firearms instructors
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 14:33 by PoliceOne

    By Quinn Cunningham, P1 Contributor I am a strong proponent of the United States Marine Corps Leadership Principles and Traits. I have multiple copies of this list and read it daily. Although I strive to apply these to my daily leadership responsibilit… […]


    Panasonic Unveils Brand New Toughbook 33
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 13:45 by Officer.com

    Panasonic has introduced its new 12-inch, fully-rugged two-in-one laptop called the Toughbook 33. […]


    Police: Ohio boy, 5, helped save parents who were overdosing
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Police in Ohio say the 5-year-old son of a couple who overdosed on heroin saved his parents by walking two blocks in the dark to alert another relative because he thought they were dead. Emergency responders used a drug-overdose antidote to revive the unresponsive pair Thursday morning after finding them […]


    City mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 09:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CINCINNATI — The mayor of Cincinnati has tearfully apologized to city police after his office unwittingly approved a proclamation honoring a man suspected of killing an officer in an ambush. Mayor John Cranley delivered his apology Thursday at the police union hall, saying the proclamation was stamped by a new staffer. The proclamation […]


    Grand jury declines to indict Texas deputy who fatally shot armed inmate
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    By Keri Blakinger Houston Chronicle HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A Harris County grand jury has declined to indict the sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot an inmate during a 2016 outside medical trip. Ricky Lynn Hall, who had a long history of mental health problems, was being treated for seizures at Ben Taub Hospital when he […]


    Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long and Tom Hays Associated Press NEW YORK — A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder, police say. The New York Police Department said 26-year-old Richard Rojas, […]


    Ga. deputy injured in head-on crash
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 09:32 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Burns The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A Clayton County deputy was injured in a head-on collision Thursday, Sheriff Victor Hill said. The wreck was in front of Jackson Elementary School at Mt. Zion Boulevard and Thr… […]


    Body Camera Video Captures N.Y. Standoff
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 08:32 by Officer.com

    Police released video of a standoff in Orange County that ended with a suspect dead and a police chief wounded earlier this week. […]


    New Metal Foam Invention Can Stop, Disintegrate Bullets
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 08:25 by Officer.com

    A breakthrough in technology that can save lives — it’s a composite metal foam that can stop and even disintegrate bullets. […]


    Boy Buys Lunch for Maryland Officers on His Birthday
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com

    Police officers in Baltimore County enjoyed a free lunch Thursday — all thanks to a 9-year-old boy. […]


    Georgia Deputy Injured in Head-On Crash
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 08:11 by Officer.com

    A Clayton County deputy was injured in a head-on collision Thursday. […]


    Suspect Who Stole Deputy’s Cruiser Sought
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 08:03 by Officer.com

    A handcuffed burglary suspect freed himself from a seat belt in the back of an unmarked police car, got behind the wheel and tried to hit a deputy as he drove away Thursday. […]


    Grand Jury Declines to Indict Texas Deputy
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 07:54 by Officer.com

    A Harris County grand jury has declined to indict the sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot an inmate during a 2016 outside medical trip. […]


    Transit Worker Refuses to Open Gate for Cop
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com

    An MTA worker was arrested Tuesday after he refused to open a gate for an NYPD lieutenant chasing a shoplifter. […]


    Details Released in Deadly Times Square Crash
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 07:39 by Officer.com
    Sacramento Officers Frustrated Over Videos
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    Members of the force are frustrated that a new city policy requiring release of video in extreme confrontations unfairly portrays their department. […]


    Mayor Mistakenly Honors Officer’s Killer
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 07:02 by Officer.com

    Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley Thursday night gave an emotional apology to the police department and the union after he mistakenly issued a proclamation in honor of a convicted cop-killer. […]


    Video Shows Texas Officer Fatally Shoot Suspect Stabbing Victim
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 06:34 by Officer.com

    Lufkin Police Officer Black Witherspoon shot and killed Epthen Johnson on March 1 as the man repeatedly stabbed a victim in the neck. […]


    Ind. police receive body camera grant
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    The Washington Times Herald WASHINGTON, Ind. — Washington’s police force will be getting new body cameras, with the help of a $10,000 grant from the Daviess County Community Foundation’s Women’s Fund. Wednesday evening donors to the Women’s Fund gathered at the Community Foundation’s office on Main Street in Washington to select Washington Police Department as […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Through rain, snow, sleet and hail
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Members of the West Hartford (Conn.) Honor Guard performed a funeral detail for the mother of a retired officer in February of 2017. Officer Andrew Teeter, who sent the photo to PoliceOne, wrote, “The storm brought appoximately three feet of snow and there was additional thunder and lightning. We will endure any […]


    La. House votes to bolster police training after Alton Sterling death
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal to increase police officers’ training requirements nearly a year after police fatally shot a black man outside a Baton Rouge convenience store. The House voted 82-5 Thursday in favor of Rep. Ted James’ bill, which calls for officers to […]


    Calif. officers frustrated by footage of confrontations
    Posted May 19th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Anita Chabria The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Responding to low morale and frustration on the police force, Sacramento may consider wider release of police videos to include everyday interactions and incidents … […]


    Video: NY Trooper Critically Injured in Traffic Stop Crash
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 20:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A New York State trooper is in critical condition after being injured in a crash while conducting a traffic stop on I-86 Wednesday. […]


    Chicago Police Adopt De-Escalation in Sweeping Change to Use-Of-Force Policy
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 19:52 by POLICE Magazine

    The Chicago Police Department announced Wednesday a sweeping change to its use-of-force policy, embracing the concept of de-escalation during critical incidents. […]


    Bills Would Set Statewide Police Use of Force Policies in Wisconsin
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 19:44 by POLICE Magazine

    A set of Democratic bills proposed Wednesday would set statewide policies for police use of force in Wisconsin. But the head of the state’s largest law enforcement union says many of those rules are already in place throughout the state […]


    Gunman Attacks AZ Border Patrol Checkpoint
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 19:38 by POLICE Magazine

    A man began firing at Border Patrol officers at an immigration checkpoint north of Tombstone, AZ, on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. […]


    ‘Thin Blue Line’ Act Passes House, Toughens Penalty on Cop Killers
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 19:20 by POLICE Magazine

    The “Thin Blue Line Act,” which would make the murder or attempted murder of a police officer, firefighter or other first responders an “aggravating” factor in death penalty determinations, has passed the House. […]


    ‘Thin Blue Line’ Act Passes House, Would Toughen Penalty on Cop Killers
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 19:20 by POLICE Magazine

    The “Thin Blue Line Act,” which would make the murder or attempted murder of a police officer, firefighter or other first responders an “aggravating” factor in death penalty determinations, has passed the House. […]


    Video: CA Senator Wants Traffic Fines Reduced for Low-Income Earners
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 18:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Under his proposal, traffic fines would stay the same but people who are unemployed or on welfare can qualify for a reduction. […]


    Bible Verse Decals to Come Off VA County Patrol Cars Immediately, Sheriff Says
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 18:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The Bible verse decals that have adorned Montgomery County (VA) Sheriff’s Office vehicles since March are coming off immediately, Sheriff Hank Partin said in a Thursday statement. […]


    Convicted Utah Cop Killer Sentenced to Life Plus 80 Years
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 17:56 by POLICE Magazine

    The man convicted of killing Millard County, UT, Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox in 2010 has been sentenced to a prison sentence of life plus 80 years. […]


    Suspect Wounded in Shootout With Border Patrol Agents in Arizona
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 17:38 by Officer.com

    A man fired on Border Patrol agents who returned fire, striking and wounding him Wednesday at a checkpoint north of Tombstone. […]


    Naked Woman Inside House Attacks Deputy
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 15:44 by Officer.com

    A woman squatting in a Big Pine Key home that was up for sale attacked a Monroe County deputy while she was naked inside the home on Tuesday. […]


    Cabbie Finds Stolen Car With Child Inside
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 15:29 by Officer.com
    Photos: Australia cop, baby kangaroo fight crime in the outback
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 15:23 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FLINDERS RANGES, Australia — An Australian cop has an unlikely animal as her partner. Senior Constable Tiffany Greig told ABC News that after her daughter finished school, she decided it was time for a change, so she signed up with the police force. Stationed in a remote area of the outback, Greig’s […]


    Convicted Cop-Killer Sentenced to Life
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 15:11 by Officer.com

    Roberto Miramontes Roman, who was convicted of killing Millard County Sheriff’s Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox seven years ago, was sentenced to life in prison plus 80 years on Thursday. […]


    Man plows through immigration checkpoint, shoots at Border Patrol agents
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 15:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TUCSON, Ariz. — A man who drove into barriers at an immigration checkpoint and opened fire was shot by Border Patrol agents. According to the Border Patrol’s Twitter, the checkpoint was closed Wednesday due to adverse wi… […]


    LA sheriff says feds should restore military gear for police
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 14:04 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department said Wednesday that federal officials should restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies to ensure officers aren’t put in danger when responding to active shooter calls and terrorist attacks. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim […]


    Reality TV star won’t help pick next Honolulu police chief
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 14:01 by PoliceOne

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Associated Press HONOLULU — The wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman won’t have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department. The police commission during a meeting Wednesday decided to scrap plans for a citizen panel that would have helped […]


    Black judge refuses to step down from white officer’s trial
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    By Jay Reeves Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Lawyers for a white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black man are wrongly injecting race into the case, a black judge said Thursday when he refused a defense request to step aside over a social media post. Montgomery County Circuit Judge […]


    Several Injured as Car Hits Pedestrians in Times Square
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 13:44 by POLICE Magazine

    At least 13 people were injured when a car struck pedestrians in New York’s Times Square on Thursday at about noon, according to the Fire Department. […]


    1 Dead, Several Injured as Car Hits Pedestrians in Times Square
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 13:44 by POLICE Magazine

    One person was killed and at least a dozen were injured when a car struck pedestrians in New York’s Times Square on Thursday at about noon, according to the Fire Department. […]


    1 Dead, 22 Hurt After Driver Plows Into Crowd
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 13:39 by Officer.com

    A man was arrested after he plowed through a crowd of people in Times Square Thursday, killing one and injuring more than a dozen others. […]


    Car plows into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — A law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others. The official told The Associated Press that the driver was taken into custody after the Thursday lunchtime crash and is being tested […]


    1 dead, 22 hurt after car crashes into Times Square crowd
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 12:51 p.m. (CST): NEW YORK — Authorities say 1 dead, 22 hurt in Times Square car crash caused by man with 2 prior driving-while-intoxicated arrests. EARLIER: By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — A man who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square street Thursday and plowed into […]


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    NY trooper seriously injured during traffic stop
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By James Post The Leader CAMPBELL, N.Y. — A Painted Post-based New York State Trooper suffered serious injuries during a traffic stop on I-86 in the Town of Campbell just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to reports from WETM 18 News and various… […]


    US: Immigrant arrests soar under Trump, fewer deported
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 10:06 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Taxin Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. — U.S. immigration arrests increased nearly 40 percent in early 2017 as newly emboldened agents under President Donald Trump detained more than 40,000 people suspected of being in the country illegally — with a renewed focus on immigrants without criminal convictions. The numbers released by Acting Immigration […]


    Fentanyl Poses Serious Threat to Law Enforcement Officers
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 09:37 by Officer.com

    An illegal version of the synthetic drug has been popping up all over the US and is posing a threat to law enforcement officers trying to get fentanyl off the streets. […]


    Chicago Police Unveil New Use of Force Policy
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 09:33 by Officer.com

    The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday released a new use of force policy that requires officers undergo de-escalation training and imposes stricter rules on when they can fire their weapons at fleeing suspects. […]


    MS-13 Gang Targeted in Sweep Across Los Angeles
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 09:25 by Officer.com

    A joint police task force in Los Angeles conducted a raid overnight, arresting 21 members of the brutal gang known as MS-13. […]


    Florida Deputy Cleared in Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com

    Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Grady Carpenter has been cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal Nov. 18, 2016, shooting of Joseph Leland Fletcher. […]


    ICE Arrests of Illegal Immigrants Up by 38%
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 08:09 by Officer.com

    U.S. immigration officials arrested more than 41,000 suspected illegal immigrants during the first 100 days of the Donald Trump presidency, an increase of nearly 38 percent over the same period the previous year. […]


    New York Trooper Seriously Injured in Crash
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 08:02 by Officer.com

    A New York State Trooper suffered serious injuries during a traffic stop on I-86 in the Town of Campbell just before 5 p.m. Wednesday. […]


    Sheriff David Clarke Leaving to Accept DHS Job
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 07:53 by Officer.com

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. will leave office next month to accept a federal appointment as an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. […]


    Albuquerque Police Chief Tells Officers Not to Make Arrests for Non-Violent Misdemeanors
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 07:27 by Officer.com

    Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden in a special order told officers not to arrest certain suspects in low-level misdemeanor crimes and instead issue them citations. […]


    Albuquerque Police Chief Tells Officers Not to Make Arrests for Non-Violent Misdemeanors
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 07:27 by Officer.com

    Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden in a special order told officers not to arrest certain suspects in low-level misdemeanor crimes and instead issue them citations. […]


    Video Shows Colorado Deputy’s Quick Reaction
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com

    As Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Proulx came back around the vehicle, the suspect later identified as 25-year old Deyon Marcus Rivas-Maestas exited the SUV and swung a rifle toward his face. […]


    2017 COPS Office grants: What police leaders need to know
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Linda GilbertsonThe Community Oriented Policing Services Office is about to release several grant opportunities for local and state law enforcement agencies. The COPS Office grants are very important programs for law enforcement and it’s … […]


    Robert Mueller to Take Over FBI Investigation
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    The DOJ on Wednesday named a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, to take over the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between Russian agents and associates of President Donald Trump. […]


    Officer Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 06:27 by Officer.com

    Tulsa Police Officer Betty Jo Shelby was found not guilty late Wednesday night in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man last September. […]


    Wis. lawmakers: Rioting should be a felony
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Two Republican lawmakers want to make rioting in Wisconsin a felony — and define exactly what “rioting” is. Rep. John Spiros and Sen. Van Wanggaard circulated three bills Wednesday that would legally define rioting and make it a felony. The proposals would also make it a misdemeanor to block roads […]


    Trump security reimbursement grants for police overtime now open
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Andrea Fox EfficientGov Editor in Chief NEW YORK — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio reported in 2016 that it cost the city $500,000 per day for the New York Police Department to secure the perimeter around the 58-story Manhattan tower that was ho… […]


    Chicago Police release final version of use-of-force policy
    Posted May 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department, struggling to regain public trust in the wake of a video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times, on Wednesday released a new use of force policy that requires officers undergo de-escalation training and imposes stricter rules on when they […]


    Jury finds Tulsa cop not guilty in fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 23:17 by PoliceOne

    By Justin Juozapavicius Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — A white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. Jurors deliberated for just over nine hours before finding Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby not guilty in the Sept. 16 shooting of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher. […]


    Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke Says He’s Accepted DHS Job
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 19:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Clarke said in an interview on WISN-AM on Wednesday that he had taken a job as assistant secretary with the Department of Homeland Security and would start in June. […]


    Photos: Cops honor the fallen during Police Week 2017
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 19:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Police officers from across the country gathered together this week to honor the brave men and women in blue that were taken from us far too soon. Below is a roundup of some of the best photos from the event. [View the story “Honori… […]


    Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donates equipment to Okla. police
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 18:03 by PoliceOne

    NewsOn6 OWASSO, Okla. — Some Green Country first responders have $42,000 worth of life-saving equipment, thanks to money raised at Firehouse Subs. BAPD is the recipient of a grant through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, FSPSF announc… […]


    Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 16:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he’s taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. The conservative firebrand told WISN-AM talk radio host Vicki McKenna on Wednesday th… […]


    NM police can no longer arrest for non-violent misdemeanor crimes
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police officers can no longer make arrests for non-violent misdemeanor crimes, the police chief said in a personnel letter obtained by KOAT Tuesday. Police Chief Gorden Eden Jr. wrote that officers must issue a citation instead of arresting the individual. Officers can make an arrest if they deem […]


    Chicago cop’s daughter rammed to death by car
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — A woman who was killed after another woman struck her with an SUV has been identified as a Chicago police officer’s daughter. Tatyanna Lewis, 18, and Chynna Stapleton, 24, were arguing when Stapleton got into a… […]


    Video: CA Police Explorer Followed Footsteps of Slain Officer Mentor onto Force
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    A former East Palo Alto, CA, police explorer who responded to an officer shot and killed in 2006 followed the footsteps of that officer to join the force. […]


    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Enacts Transgender Policy
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has enacted a new policy requiring deputies to address transgender and gender non-conforming people using their preferred names and pronouns, officials said Tuesday. […]


    Proposed NY Law Would Make Attacks on Officers Hate Crimes
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    A New York bill (S1114A) called the “Community Heroes Protection Act” was passed by the state senate last wee. If it becomes law, the bill sponsored by Senator Fred Akshar (R-C-I, Colesville), would classify crimes committed against law enforcement, EMTs, and firefighters as hate crimes. […]


    Los Angeles Voters Pass Disciplinary Flexibility Measure for Police
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles police officers facing disciplinary hearings will have a choice of appearing before an all-civilian review board or a panel that includes two command-level officers, thanks to voters’ approval of a ballot measure condemned by critics as a weakening of the LAPD’s disciplinary system. […]


    Portland Police Union, Mayor Spar Over Job Description for New Chief
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    After the job description was posted on a city website Monday, Officer Daryl Turner, president of the Portland Police Association, issued a lengthy statement Tuesday night, decrying the mayor’s reference to the state’s and the city’s history of “systemic racism.” […]


    Albuquerque Officers Ordered to No Longer Make Arrests for Non-Violent Misdemeanors
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    In a letter to all sworn personnel, Albuquerque Police Chief Gordon Eden told the city’s officers on Tuesday that they shall no longer arrest individuals for non-violent misdemeanor offenses. […]


    ‘Your choice, jail or hell’: How a Buffalo Soldier-turned-lawman saved his town
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouLike fireworks on the 4th of July, one Wild West lawman and the town that he cleaned up brilliantly appeared at one moment in time and then suddenly, both were gone. The town, which disappeared with the gold that spawned it was Ya… […]


    Woman Charged in Shooting of Chicago Cop
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:39 by Officer.com

    A 25-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a Chicago police officer during an exchange of gunfire on a West Garfield Park drug corner Friday. […]


    Ala. Sheriff’s Deputy Beaten During Search
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:27 by Officer.com

    A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy was en route to the hospital after he was beaten by a suspect Tuesday morning. […]


    Details Released in Slaying of Ohio Police Chief
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:19 by Officer.com

    When Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario pulled into an alley behind the Pine Kirk Care Center on Friday morning, he was killed by a shotgun blast immediately after exiting his cruiser. […]


    MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in L.A. Sweep
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 15:08 by Officer.com

    Twenty-one accused members of the violent MS-13 gang were arrested before dawn Wednesday as federal and local investigators forced their way into homes across Los Angeles County. […]


    Body Cam Video Shows Texas Police Arrest
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 14:55 by Officer.com

    Balch Springs officials said the sergeant who used a Taser on a handcuffed suspect in the taped arrest from April 28, 2016, has been reprimanded. […]


    Chicago Police Finalize Use of Force Changes
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 14:44 by Officer.com

    After months of debate and back-and-forth revisions, the Chicago Police Department has finalized changes to make its rules on shootings and other uses of force more restrictive. […]


    Side-by-Side Comparison: 9mm
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com
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    After community protests, city council reverses decision to disband PD
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    By Mary Divine Pioneer Press FOREST LAKE, Minn. — Last week, Tina Kent, the wife of Forest Lake police officer Nicholas Kent, had to go home and tell the couple’s young children that their father had lost his job. On Monday night, she had m… […]


    Largest sheriff’s department in US enacts transgender policy
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The nation’s largest sheriff’s department has enacted a new policy requiring deputies to address transgender and gender non-conforming people using their preferred names and pronouns, officials said Tuesday. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department policy, which went into effect earlier this month, is meant to reinforce practices that […]


    Court reviews how man got early release before slaying of chief, 2 others
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 13:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEWARK, Ohio — An Ohio court is reviewing how and why a domestic violence suspect was released early from jail weeks before fatally shooting three people, including a woman he was accused of assaulting and a police chief. Forty-three-year-old gunman Thomas Hartless killed himself after the slayings Friday at a nursing home in […]


    How Nordic Rifles are Made
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 12:21 by Officer.com

    See how Nordic rifles are made here in the USA. […]


    Questions surround use of neck holds after Vegas man’s death
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — An unarmed man’s death after Las Vegas police grabbed him in a neck hold has put a much-criticized law enforcement technique to subdue people back in the spotlight. Las Vegas police train to use a version of a chokehold designed to avoid restricting the airway while cutting […]


    Slain Phoenix cop’s family, colleagues visit Oval Office for Police Week
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — The family of an officer killed in the line of duty were honored in the Oval Office Monday by President Trump. The Phoenix Police Department accompanied the family of Officer David Glasser to the White House where they met Trump, KSAZ reported. Glasser Family meets @POTUS this morning during #NationalPoliceWeek2017 […]


    Wounded Florida K-9 to Soon Return to Duty
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 12:13 by Officer.com

    Palm Beach County Sheriff’s K-9, who was shot during a standoff Friday that left a man dead, should soon be patrolling the streets of Palm Beach County with his handler again. […]


    Spotlight: Angel Armor’s unparalleled ballistic solutions protect those who protect the public
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 11:28 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany: Angel Armor Headquarters: Colorado Signature Product: Ballistic Armor Website: http://armor.angelintelligence.com/ Q&A Questions: 1. Where did your company name originate from? The name came from the essence of what an angel stands for and the emotion that an angel’s presence provides. An angel’s first words to those they protect are, “Do not be […]


    Thyrm Supports C.O.P.S. Through Limited Edition Products
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 09:55 by Officer.com

    Raising funds for survivors and co-workers affected by line of duty deaths […]


    Samsung and SceneDoc Team to Demonstrate Mobile First Solutions at IACP LEIM 2017
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 09:50 by Officer.com
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    Nordic Components Introduces Revolutionary AR-15 Suppressor Shield Handguard System
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 09:41 by Officer.com

    Nordic Components announces the NCT4, an entirely new handguard system for short-barreled, suppressed AR-15s. […]


    Man torches Fla. sheriff’s cruiser as ‘welcoming mat’
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    By Frank Fernandez The News-Journal VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Daytona Beach man is accused of setting fire to a patrol car last year and then calling 9-1-1 twice telling them the arson was a “welcoming mat” for new Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood. Frederick Davis, 40, has now been welcomed to the Seminole County […]


    NEW VEHICLE MOUNTED GUN RACK AND LOCK HEAD DESIGN
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 09:28 by Officer.com

    Jotto Desk, a premier manufacturer of law enforcement vehicle equipment has released a new product for their Prisoner Containment and Weapon Security line, the ZRT Gun Rack featuring SmartLok Technology. […]


    Boston Police Give First Look at Body Cam Video
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 08:34 by Officer.com

    Get an exclusive first look at video from the Boston Police Department’s newly launched body camera program. […]


    Man Walked Into Grocery Store With Mom’s Severed Head on Mother’s Day
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 08:32 by Officer.com

    Police have named the suspect in the gruesome case of a man they say entered a grocery store while carrying a severed head before allegedly stabbing a cashier seven times. […]


    Selfie Helps Baltimore Police Identify Burglary Suspect
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 08:24 by Officer.com

    Baltimore police are looking for the person responsible for burglarizing a home and taking selfies on a stolen iPad. Police said the burglary occurred Friday at a home in the unit block of South East Avenue. […]


    Drug Suspect Tries to Bribe Cop With Taco Bell
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 07:48 by Officer.com

    Man who allegedly offered to hook up a police officer with food from Taco Bell if he ignored some cocaine baggies, wound up in jail instead. […]


    Police: Drunken Driver Had Lizard in Her Bra
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    Taunton Police published a vivid account of an arrest for alleged drunken driving on the department’s Facebook page Tuesday, describing the bizarre series of events that led to Amy Rebello-McCarthy facing charges of operating under the influence. […]


    Suspect Charged With Assault on Md. Officers
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 07:23 by Officer.com

    A Sunday traffic stop escalated after a man became aggressive with Frederick police officers, pushing and cursing at them while they arrested him. […]


    Fla. ‘Policeboy’ Brings Treats, Cash to Officers
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 07:17 by Officer.com

    The Crestview Police Department’s unofficial “policeboy,” Jae Williams, 6, presented the department with $331.28 he raised toward an Okaloosa County fallen law enforcement officers memorial being planned. […]


    Amtrak Conductor Shot; Suspect in Custody
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com

    An Amtrak conductor was shot Tuesday afternoon at the downtown Naperville Metra station by a passenger firing from the train window who is now in custody. […]


    Man Charged in 1994 Calif. Cold-Case Slayings
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 06:52 by Officer.com

    Lamberto Ricci Castillo is charged with two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of Kenny Paul Sommer and Chen “Cosmo” Maui Blanchard, both 23, on the evening of March 31, 1994. […]


    Sheriff’s Cruiser Torched as ‘Welcoming Mat’
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 06:46 by Officer.com

    Frederick Davis is accused of setting fire to a patrol car last year and then calling 9-1-1 twice telling them the arson was a “welcoming mat” for new Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood. […]


    Arizona Police Officer Stabbed; Suspect Dead
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 06:33 by Officer.com

    A Tempe police officer was stabbed and the suspected attacker was shot dead by police. […]


    A new Approach &amp;#8202;to Patrol
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 05:16 by Officer.com

    New tech can make it easier for students to connect with campus police. […]


    Winds of Destruction
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 05:02 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement use social media and emergency notification systems to decrease response times and increase safety before, during and after natural disasters strike. […]


    Chicago defends list of suspects, victims for crime fighting
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — A list kept by the Chicago Police Department of people deemed most likely to commit gun crimes or be a victim of gun violence includes many people who have never been charged with a violent crimes or possession of a gun, according to a newspaper analysis. The Chicago Sun-Times analyzed a […]


    Fla. ‘policeboy’ brings money, treats to officers
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Brian Hughes Crestview News Bulletin CRESTVIEW, Fla. — Some visitors to the Crestview Police Department bring cheer. Some bring treats. Some bring monetary donations. When Jae Williams, 6, visits, he brings all three. Jae, one of law enforcement’s youngest supporters and founder of Be The Change, a local Blue Lives Matter support group, recently […]


    ‘Policeboy’ brings money, treats to officers
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Brian Hughes Crestview News Bulletin CRESTVIEW, Fla. — Some visitors to the Crestview Police Department bring cheer. Some bring treats. Some bring monetary donations. When Jae Williams, 6, visits, he brings all three. Jae, one of law enforcement’s youngest supporters and founder of Be The Change, a local Blue Lives Matter support group, recently […]


    Salvage Data in a Disaster
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 04:30 by Officer.com

    How you store your data matters. […]


    ILEETA 2017: New Location, Same Great Offerings
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 04:13 by Officer.com

    Despite a change in venue, attendance remained on par with previous years. […]


    Electronic Records Management Systems Help Agencies Keep Campuses Safe
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 04:05 by Officer.com

    How several campus law enforcement agencies integrated software to save both time and money. […]


    Expand the Candidate Search
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 03:33 by Officer.com
    How Does Your Department use Technology?
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 03:13 by Officer.com
    Seven 9mm Options That are up to the Task
    Posted May 17th, 2017 @ 02:30 by Officer.com

    Results of my law enforcement ammunition tests. […]


    FLEOA Hails President Trump’s Support for Law Enforcement During National Police Week
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 18:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association commends President Trump and his Administration for its support and recognition during National Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week. […]


    Police: Man was holding mother’s head when he stabbed Ore. grocery store worker
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 17:56 by PoliceOne

    By Gillian Flaccus and Steven Dubois Associated Press ESTACADA, Ore. — An Oregon father is struggling to try to understand why his adult son allegedly decapitated his mother on Mother’s Day and then showed up at a grocery store with her head, stabbing a clerk there until workers overpowered the man and police arrested him. […]


    New York Police Chief Wounded; Suspect Dead
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 17:49 by Officer.com

    Butch Amthor, the chief of the Town of Montgomery and Village of Maybrook police departments, was shot Tuesday morning and is expected to make a full recovery. […]


    Okla. cop’s manslaughter trial heads to closing arguments
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:25 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — Attorneys on Tuesday finished calling witnesses in the manslaughter case against a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, clearing the way for closing arguments. Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby’s lawyers asked Judge Doug Drummond to declare a mistrial on Tuesday, saying prosecutors improperly […]


    Video: Upstate NY Police Chief Shot, Suspect Found Dead After Barricade Incident
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A New York police chief was rushed to the hospital after he was shot during a confrontation with a suspect in Orange County. […]


    Video: AZ Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot and Killed
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A Tempe, AZ, police officer was stabbed Tuesday morning while investigating a crash in a residential area. The suspect was shot and killed during the attack. […]


    Family of Slain AZ Officer Meets with President Trump for Police Week
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The family of a Phoenix police officer who was feloniously killed on duty in 2015 met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday morning as part of the observance of National Police Week. […]


    Texas SRO Wins State Beauty Pageant
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Shannon Dresser, a police officer with the Katy (TX) Independent School District Police Department, was named Miss Texas United States last week. […]


    MN Man Arrested After Guns, Grenade, and Bomb-Making Devices Found in Car
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis police uncovered an arsenal of guns and bomb-making devices during a routine arrest last week. […]


    Texas SRO Wins State Beauty Pageant
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Shannon Dresser, a police officer with the Katy (TX) Independent School District Police Department, was named Miss Texas United States last week. […]


    Cop offered Taco Bell in exchange for ignoring man’s cocaine
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 16:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PASCO, Wash. — A man has been arrested after he bribed an officer with Taco Bell in exchange for ignoring the cocaine in his car. Officer Joshua Glass stopped Eric Xavier Vela Arriaga, 27, for an equipment violation Thursday, KEPR reported. Glass noticed small baggies with white powder inside the center console. […]


    Video: Hundreds Line Streets to Honor Fallen Montana Deputy
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Hundreds of people lined the streets of Billings, MT, as the body of Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore was transported to Billings for an autopsy on Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Chicago PD Announces Use-of-Force Policy Changes
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Police officials on Wednesday announced policy changes intended to reduce use of force, particularly deadly force. […]


    Krimesite Capture System
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 15:27 by Officer.com

    Harness the power of RUVIS in the field and in the lab to make your investigations more efficient and find more evidence. Our new Master Krimesite Capture System gives you the flexibility to search for and capture latent fingerprints and footwear at th… […]


    Ariz. officer stabbed, suspect fatally shot
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:56 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TEMPE, Ariz. — A suspect who stabbed an officer is dead after he was shot by police. According to The Republic, the officer was investigating a crash in a residential area Tuesday when a man involved in the wreck pulled a knife and stabbed him. “At first, the guy seemed to be […]


    Minnesota City OKs Contract to Keep Police
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:45 by Officer.com

    Residents packing a Forest Lake City Council meeting erupted in cheers and applause Monday evening when a controversial decision to disband the police department was reversed. […]


    Arrest Made in Assault of Security Guard
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:32 by Officer.com

    Chicago police say they have arrested a man caught on video punching a female security guard at a River North condo building over the weekend. […]


    Arrest Made in Assault of Security Guard
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:32 by Officer.com

    Chicago police say they have arrested a man caught on video punching a female security guard at a River North condo building over the weekend. […]


    11 New Apparel, Uniform Accessories, and Body Armor
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com
    Trump Lauds Officers, Calls MS-13 a Scourge
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 14:14 by Officer.com

    Trump said he envisions a country completely devoid of crime and cited MS-13 street gang as a scourge, speaking to frequent applause at the annual National Peace Officers Memorial Day service. […]


    Roundtable: Police tech experts gaze into the crystal ball
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin Experts will tell you that technology is advancing faster than ever. That’s already had a profound impact on how law enforcement officers do their jobs. And there’s no sign of that rapid advancement abating. To help… […]


    How police are using soundwave technology for crowd control
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan Marcou The Long Range Acoustic Device, a hailing and audio broadcast tool, was developed as a direct result of the Oct. 12, 2000 attack on the USS Cole. Terrorists on a small boat blew a large hole in the USS Cole, killing 17 and woundi… […]


    What does the Constitution say about the rights of law enforcement to obtain private data?
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. Q: What do U.S. Supreme Court justices Louis Brandeis, Frank Murphy and John Harlan have in common, other than each at one time occupied a seat on the nation’s highest court? A: Each of them predicted the future im… […]


    What a traffic stop could look like in 2030
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large By Andrew Rathbun It’s the year 2030, and you’re on patrol in a futuristic crime-ridden dystopia much like those depicted in movies from the 1980s such as “Tron” and “Blade Runner.” The hovercraft in front of your squad just committed a violation in your presence. Your lights are […]


    How biometric technologies will help correctional facilities
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large New technology solutions have made their way into the criminal justice system in the past decade. Highly visible implementations include the use of body-worn cameras on police officers and cloud-based solu… […]


    Why handheld narcotics analyzers are worth the investment
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin By Julie Planchet Across the U.S., more and more law enforcement agencies are implementing powerful, sophisticated yet easy-to-use handheld narcotics analysis technology that is designed to cut drug testing costs significantly … […]


    Facial recognition technology and a ‘reasonable expectation of privacy’
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin Sept. 11 demonstrated that the greatest military might in the world couldn’t protect us against the “asymmetric threats” of a few “unidentifiable enemies.” The idea that FRT could identify terroris… […]


    Facial recognition technology and a ‘reasonable expectation of privacy’
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin Sept. 11 demonstrated that the greatest military might in the world couldn’t protect us against the “asymmetric threats” of a few “unidentifiable enemies.” The idea that FRT could identify terroris… […]


    How biometric technologies will help correctional facilities
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at Large New technology solutions have made their way into the criminal justice system in the past decade. Highly visible implementations include the use of body-worn cameras on police officers and cloud-based solu… […]


    Why handheld narcotics analyzers are worth the investment
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Author: Val Van Brocklin By Julie Planchet Across the U.S., more and more law enforcement agencies are implementing powerful, sophisticated yet easy-to-use handheld narcotics analysis technology that is designed to cut drug testing costs significantly … […]


    Spotlight: Spartan Armor Systems believes no cop should have to go unprotected
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: Spartan Armor Systems Headquarters: Arizona Signature Product: Ballistic Steel Body Armor Website: https://www.spartanarmorsystems.com/ Q&A: 1. Where did your company name originate from? We thought of the men and women that wear body armor every day. Their courage and bravery in the face of danger and adversity is inspiring. We felt that […]


    Smith & Warren’s Design for Texas Police Department’s Badge Wins Innovation Award
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Our department has over 250 sworn police officers, and we needed a badge that represented our community and dedication to public safety,” said Josh Bruegger, assistant chief of the Pasadena Police Department. “It was important for the badge to incorporate Pasadena’s rich history, and Smith & Warren met that challenge and delivered a design that […]


    Mobile App Provides Public Safety Agencies Quick Access to Critical Information
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Public safety agencies across the U.S. are turning to a new mobile app that gives first responders quick access to critical information such as photos of suspects or the floorplans of a burning building in critical moments. […]


    Montana Deputy Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A Broadwater County, MT, sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning on MT 287, south of Interstate 90. […]


    Meprolight FT Bullseye Red Dot Now Available for Kahr Family of Pistols
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The Meprolight FT Bullseye combines tritium and fiber optics illumination. This gives the FT Bullseye the ability to work in all lighting conditions, day or night. No batteries are required, and the sight is always on and always ready. […]


    Wash. deputy kills himself while on police business
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:45 by PoliceOne

    By Craig Sailor The News Tribune YAKIMA, Wash. — A longtime Pierce County sheriff’s deputy took his life Friday while in Yakima working a case in Yakima, according to the department. Deputy Kory Shaffer, 47, ended his life with a self-inflicted gunshot, sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said in a statement. “Department members are with Deputy […]


    Montana Deputy Fatally Shot During Pursuit
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 11:27 by Officer.com

    Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore was fatally shot while pursuing a vehicle along U.S. Highway 287 near Three Forks early Tuesday. […]


    Mont. deputy killed during traffic stop, suspects in custody
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 10:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — A sheriff’s deputy was killed early Tuesday in a shootout that prompted a middle-of-the-night pursuit that spanned more than 100 miles (161 kilometers) across southwestern Montana, involving several law enforcement agencies. Before sunrise, the chase had ended with the vehicle driving on its rims, a suspect shot and hospitalized and […]


    Stabbing suspect fatally shot by Calif. deputy
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 10:08 by PoliceOne

    By David Hernandez The San Diego Union-Tribune DEL MAR, Calif. — A man accused of stabbing another man at a Solana Beach restaurant was fatally shot by at least one deputy in Del Mar Monday, sheriff’s officials said. Deputies received a rep… […]


    Fla. K-9 dies during manhunt, suspect captured
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    Crestview News Bulletin LAUREL HILL, Fla. — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has reported that K-9 Freckles with the Okaloosa Correctional Institution has died in the line of duty today during a manhunt for 31-year old Eric Dewayne Russell. Russell is wanted in connection with several recent car thefts and burglaries in Laurel Hill and […]


    White House goes blue to honor nation’s police officers
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House was lit up in blue to honor the nation’s police officers. The move on Monday night followed President Donald Trump’s remarks earlier in the day to police and families of fallen officers at the annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service outside the U.S. Capitol. Trump also signed a […]


    Trump Honors Fallen Officers at Memorial Service
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 08:29 by Officer.com

    President Trump delivers a speech to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officials at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service. […]


    Body Cam Video Shows Florida Police Officer Rescue Family
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 08:15 by Officer.com

    Body camera video shows the dramatic moments before and during the rescue of a family by a veteran Miami-Dade Police Officer as a raging fire in a nearby ficus tree threatens to engulf their home in the middle of the night. […]


    Police Urge Caution After Officer Suffers Fentanyl Overdose
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    An East Liverpool, Ohio police officer suffered an accidental fentanyl overdose following a drug call over the weekend. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-16 08:00:00
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 08:00 by Officer.com

    Mobile IQ delivers intelligent data analysis to make fast, effective operational decisions, analyze security threats, and support workers on Wi-Fi and cellular networks […]


    Former L.A. Sheriff Gets Three Years in Prison
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:46 by Officer.com

    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to obstruct an FBI investigation of abuses in county jails. […]


    Stabbing Suspect Fatally Shot by Calif. Deputy
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    A man accused of stabbing another man at a Solana Beach restaurant was fatally shot by at least one deputy in Del Mar Monday. […]


    Man Exposing Self on Highway Fights Trooper
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:25 by Officer.com

    A man exposing himself along a busy Minneapolis freeway gave motorists quite a sideshow Monday morning and as it turned out was quite a handful for law enforcement. […]


    California Police Officer Tracks Down Adaptive Tricycle Stolen From Special-Needs Girl
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:18 by Officer.com

    After her adaptive tricycle was stolen while she was in the hospital, a young special-needs girl was in need of help. […]


    Deputy Involved in Shootout Outside Nightclub
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:09 by Officer.com

    A gunman and a Broward County sheriff’s deputy traded shots early Monday in Deerfield Beach after the deputy heard gunshots and raced toward the sound. […]


    Virginia Tech Attack, Part Three
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    Part three of five of an analysis / review of the events that led up to, during and after the attack by Seung Hui Cho at Virginia Tech in 2007. […]


    Seattle Police Release Dashcam Video of Officers’ Response to Mayor’s Home
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    The Seattle Police Department has released dashcam video of police responding to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s house last year. […]


    Florida K-9 Dies During Manhunt for Suspect
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 06:48 by Officer.com

    Okaloosa Correctional Institution K-9 Freckles died in the line of duty Thursday during a manhunt for 31-year old Eric Dewayne Russell. […]


    President Donald Trump Illuminates the White House in Blue to Honor L.E.
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 06:37 by Officer.com

    President Trump announced his plans during the signing of a proclamation declaring May 15 “Peace Officer Memorial Day” and the week “Police Week.” […]


    NY lawmaker calls for tougher penalties for injuring police animals
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York state lawmaker wants harsher penalties for causing harm to police animals. Republican Sen. Catharine Young, of Olean in Cattaraugus County, has scheduled a conference on Monday in Albany to promote legislation that would create a new felony offense for intentionally causing serious physical injury to a police […]


    Cop tracks down tricycle stolen from special-needs girl
    Posted May 16th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Aaron Davis East Bay Times ANTIOCH, Calif. — After her adaptive tricycle was stolen while she was in the hospital, a young special-needs girl was in need of help. Early Monday morning, two bicycles were stolen from a home on the 2600 block of Belmont Lane. What the suspect did not know was that […]


    Trump to Light White House Blue to Support Police Officers
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 21:11 by POLICE Magazine

    In a proclamation he signed in the Oval Office, President Trump announced the White House would be lit up in blue lights Monday evening to honor the 394 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year. […]


    Man Gets Life for Shooting Baltimore Sergeant
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 19:29 by POLICE Magazine

    A Baltimore judge on Monday sentenced Gregg Thomas to life plus 35 years behind bars — the maximum sentence allowed — for the 2014 shooting of Sgt. Keith Mcneill, concluding a years-long court battle that included four trials. […]


    Video: CA Deputy Dies in Bus Crash
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 19:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Sroeuy Khin was on his way home after a long overnight shift. It would have been his 51st birthday on Saturday. […]


    CA Deputy, Civilian Employee Killed in Crash
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:20 by POLICE Magazine

    A Stanislaus County, CA, sheriff’s deputy and community service officer doing a ridealong were killed Saturday morning in a fiery crash in Modesto while responding to a call. […]


    Hundreds of Chicago Jail Guards Called in Sick Sunday for Mother’s Day
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 200 jail officers in Cook County, Ill. called out sick Sunday, forcing the facility to be placed on lockdown, officials said. […]


    Washington Deputy Commits Suicide While Work Out-of-Town Case
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A Pierce County, WA, sheriff’s deputy took his life Friday while investigating a case in Yakima, according to Yakima County coroner Jack Hawkins. […]


    Video: Trump Orders DOJ to Develop Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Officers, Speaks at Police Week
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    “Every drop of blood spilled from our heroes in blue is a wound inflicted upon the whole country,” Trump said. “And every heartache known by your families in law enforcement is a sorrow shared by the entire family of the American nation.” […]


    Video: Ohio Officer Accidentally Overdoses on Fentanyl
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    An East Liverpool, OH, Police officer, while responding to a drug-involved call Friday night, accidentally touched fentanyl and overdosed. […]


    Washington Deputy Commits Suicide While Working Out-of-Town Case
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    A Pierce County, WA, sheriff’s deputy took his life Friday while investigating a case in Yakima, according to Yakima County coroner Jack Hawkins. […]


    Images from Police Week 2017
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 18:18 by POLICE Magazine

    National Police Week is a time for remembering the fallen and contemplating the grief of their loved ones. One of the highlights of the week is the annual candlelight vigil, which is organized by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. (All photos by Leslie Pfeiffer) […]


    Attorney General Pledges Support for Officers at Annual Police Week Vigil
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 17:16 by POLICE Magazine

    “To all those serving, I have a simple message for each of you,” Sessions said. “We have your back, and you have our thanks.” […]


    Photo: Cop wins Miss Texas United States
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 16:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KATY, Texas — A Katy Independent School District officer has an additional title to add to her resume: Miss Texas United States. Officer Shannon Dresser has competed in pageants since she was a child and took the crown Saturday at the competition, ABC 13 reported. Congrats to @katyisdpolice Officer Shannon Dresser! Miss […]


    Oregon Police: Suspect Walked Into Store With Human Head, Stabbed Employee
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 15:34 by Officer.com

    A man was in custody Sunday afternoon after he entered a grocery store in Estacada covered in blood and holding what appeared to be a human head, then stabbed an employee before being subdued. […]


    Missouri Police Chief Suing Over Tainted Pizza
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 15:23 by Officer.com

    Hermann Police Chief Marlon Walker plans to file a civil lawsuit against a local store after his food was tampered with last year. […]


    Video Shows Oklahoma Trooper’s Close Call
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 14:58 by Officer.com

    A newly released dashboard camera video shows an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper’s close call. […]


    President Trump to Light White House Blue to Honor Fallen Officers
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 14:35 by Officer.com

    President Donald Trump announced at a proclamation signing that he’ll light the White House blue to honor fallen law enforcement officers as part of Officer Memorial Day Monday. […]


    Man holding human head stabs worker at Ore. grocery store
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 13:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Police say a man carrying what appeared to be a human head stabbed an employee at a grocery store in Oregon, and authorities later found a woman’s body at a home. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says the incidents east of Portland are connected. Sgt. Nate Thompson says the stabbing […]


    Employee charged after allegedly tampering with Mo. police chief’s pizza
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A police chief is considering filing a lawsuit against a local business after an employee allegedly spit in a pizza he shared with his two daughters. Documents obtained by KRCG show the victim, Police Chie… […]


    Fire investigator terminated by city for Ferguson post awarded $1.5M
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Harrison The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In an embarrassing verdict for the city of Charlotte, a jury Thursday found the Fire Department retaliated against former fire investigator Crystal Eschert for raising questions about the… […]


    Ohio cop nearly dies after accidental OD during traffic stop
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 12:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — A police officer nearly died during a traffic stop after coming in contact with fentanyl. Police attempted to pull over Justin Buckle, 25, who was allegedly conducting a drug deal Friday, WFMJ reported. Buckle fled and nearly struck a patrol car, but was stopped shortly after. Officers said […]


    5.11 Tactical Packable Jacket
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 11:20 by Officer.com
    Fallen Honored at Peace Officers’ Memorial
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 10:57 by Officer.com

    The 36th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service is being held on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Monday. […]


    2 Calif. suspects killed in fiery crash along Hollywood Boulevard
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say two stolen-car suspects were killed when their vehicle hit a tree and burst into flames during a high speed chase along Hollywood Boulevard. Officials say the 1993 Honda weaved erratically in and out of traffic before the crash early Sunday not far from a nightclub where […]


    President Trump On The Fast Track To Replace FBI Director
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 09:33 by Officer.com

    More than a dozen lawmakers, attorneys, and law enforcement officials are potential candidates for the job. […]


    ICE agents arrest more than 1300 in gang sweep
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 09:31 by PoliceOne

    By Alicia A. Caldwell Associated Press WASHINGTON — Federal immigration agents have helped arrest more than 1,300 accused gang members across the United States in the last six weeks, the Homeland Security Department said Thursday. The announcement of the gang sweep, part of an enforcement effort launched in 2005, comes amid a Trump administration effort […]


    Man Wanted in Ex-Girlfriend’s Shooting Found Dead
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 09:27 by Officer.com

    A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Lowell woman has been found dead in the trunk of a car, according to investigators. […]


    California Sheriff Proves He’s a Real Cowboy
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 08:27 by Officer.com

    Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke strapped on his boots last Monday and flew out to one of the most remote areas of the county to feed a hungry herd of stranded cows. […]


    Best Friends Fatally Shot in Chicago Drive-By
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 08:14 by Officer.com

    The two men, ages 24 and 25, were fatally shot after a Chevrolet pulled up alongside them at a stoplight and someone inside opened fire. […]


    Escaped California Prison Inmate Recaptured
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 08:06 by Officer.com

    Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez, who somehow managed to escape a maximum security federal prison in Atwater, is back in custody, the Merced County sheriff confirmed late Saturday. […]


    Wis. Police Officer Donates Kidney to Boy
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    Milton Police Officer Lindsey Bittorf is taking her oath to protect and serve to a new level by donating her kidney to an 8-year-old boy, who was born with kidney condition. […]


    ‘Textalyzer’ Could Help Enforce Texting Laws
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    The Textalyzer by Cellebrite would allow officers at the scene of a car accident to tell if a driver had been texting behind the wheel within 90 seconds of it interfacing with a personal device. […]


    ICE Agents Nab 1,378 in Record Gang Sweep
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 07:20 by Officer.com

    Calling it a record sweep, the federal government announced the arrests of 1,378 people who were targeted in a six-week-long operation that took down some of the nation’s most dangerous gang members. […]


    Florida Police K-9 Takes Bullet to Save Handler
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 06:58 by Officer.com

    Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer Casper, who took a bullet to save his K-9 handler, returned home wearing a cone Saturday after undergoing surgery the night before. […]


    Officer Nearly Dies After Accidental Overdose
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    East Liverpool Police Officer Chris Green nearly died Friday night after suffering an accidental drug overdose following a traffic stop. […]


    Retired Pa. officers stand in rain to honor fallen comrades
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Eric Mark The Citizens’ Voice WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — They stood in the rain to honor old friends who stood together once upon a time. The Wilkes-Barre City Police Retiree Association held a memorial service Saturday morning at the Wilkes-Barre Police Memorial in front of the city‘s police station on North Washington Street. The service […]


    National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards presented during National Police Week
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund WASHINGTON — For the third year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and BJA’s VA… […]


    LE agencies awarded National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards
    Posted May 15th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund WASHINGTON — For the third year, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and BJA’s VA… […]


    Attorney: Wrong man in prison for wounding Wash. law officer
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 11:51 by PoliceOne

    By Gene Johnson Associated Press LONG BEACH, Wash. — A man convicted of shooting a Washington state trooper in 2010 is seeking a new trial, saying another man confessed and that the trooper deliberately misidentified him — something the wounded trooper, now a sheriff, adamantly denies. Martin Jones, 53, is serving a 50-year sentence after […]


    Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 11:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was among the slain. The suspect, Thomas Hartless, 43, was found dead inside Pine Kirk Care Center. Nurse Marlina Medrano, 46, […]


    Fla. K-9 takes bullet for partner; suspect killed in shootout
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 11:40 by PoliceOne

    By Charles Duncan The News & Observer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man wanted for armed robbery in Raleigh was killed Friday in a shootout with Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies in Jupiter, Fla., according to the Palm Beach Post. One deputy and a police dog were injured. The Post reported that Phillip Oshea, […]


    Calif. deputy, CSO killed in vehicle wreck ID’ed
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    By Erin Tracy and Marijke Rowland Modesto Bee MODESTO, Calif. — The Stanislaus County Sheriff and his command staff were in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to pay tribute to a deputy who was killed six months ago in the line of duty when they got word of another tragedy for the department. A sheriff’s deputy […]


    NY eyes ‘textalyzer’ to combat distracted driving
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 11:17 by PoliceOne

    By Anna Gronewold Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19-year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. It took a lawsuit and six months in court to get the cellphone records showing the driver of the […]


    Deputy, Civilian Employee Killed in Crash
    Posted May 14th, 2017 @ 09:28 by Officer.com

    Stanislaus County Deputy Jason Garner, a nine-year veteran of the force, and Community Service Officer Raschel Johnson, who has been with the department for 15 years, both died at the scene. […]


    Calif. deputy, CSO killed in vehicle wreck
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 17:37 by PoliceOne

    By Erin Tracy The Modesto Bee MODESTO — A Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department deputy and a community service officer died in a vehicle wreck in Modesto on Saturday morning. The accident, which was reported at 8:19 a.m., occurred near the intersection of Crows Landing Road and Seventh Street. The two were heading north on Crows […]


    Photos: Calif. sheriff flies in helicopter to feed stranded cattle
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 11:50 by PoliceOne

    By Brianna Calix Merced Sun-Star MERCED COUNTY, Calif. — Merced County’s most well-known cowboy strapped on his boots Monday and flew out to one of the most remote areas of the county to feed a hungry herd of stranded cows. Sheriff Vern Warnke worked with Merced County’s Office of Emergency Services to drop two tons […]


    Fla. cop who shot autistic man’s caretaker faces 2 more charges
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 11:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIAMI — Authorities have upgraded charges against a North Miami police officer accused of illegally shooting an autistic man’s caretaker who was on the ground with his arms in the air. Prosecutors charged 30-year-old Officer Jonathan Aledda on Friday with additional attempted manslaughter and culpable negligence charges for the 2016 shooting of Charles […]


    Administrative review of Baltimore police custody death complete
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 11:41 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The Montgomery County Police Department has completed an administrative investigation into the in-custody death of a 25-year-old black man in Baltimore. Baltimore police announced Friday that the investigation into the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray, who died a week after his neck was broken while he was handcuffed and shackled […]


    5.11 Tactical ALTA Nylon Belt
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 11:26 by Officer.com
    Mo. passes tougher penalties for crimes against police
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 11:00 by PoliceOne

    By Summer Ballentine, Katie Kull and David A. Lieb Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to legislation enhancing penalties for crimes against police and creating a “Blue Alert” system that will notify the public of suspects who kill or wound law officers. Passage of the police legislation marked a […]


    Politics impact ICE agents’ jobs in LA
    Posted May 13th, 2017 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    By Joel Rubin Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The immigration agents surrounded the small home on a quiet street in East Los Angeles. One trained his rifle on the back door. Another knocked loudly out front, shouting for the people inside to open… […]


    Panasonic: Third Generation BWC
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 20:23 by POLICE Magazine

    In response to requests from law enforcement users of the Arbitrator Body Worn Camera (BWC), Panasonic has re-engineered the system from the inside out and even tweaked its evidence management software. […]


    How To Respond to an Emotionally Disturbed Person
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 20:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Today’s law enforcement officer is forced to act as a mental health worker in a system that is obviously broken. We as law enforcement officers need to take this topic very seriously. […]


    Escaping from Standing Choke Holds
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 20:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The following are some basic escapes from various chokeholds. Keep in mind these escapes can include strikes on the assailant with personal weapons both before and during the escape. […]


    Tactical Strength
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 19:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Strength is the component that allows all other elements of fitness to prosper, and for the tactical athlete, tactical strength is an absolute must. […]


    Lighting for LEOs
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 19:14 by POLICE Magazine

    These illumination options for hands, weapons, and entire scenes let officers see what’s important, no matter the situation. […]


    Advantageous View
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 18:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Both of the most common types of “night vision” help law enforcement officers see people and objects they otherwise could not see in the dark, offering a huge tactical advantage. […]


    The Police Unity Tour of Israel
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 18:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Last September some 50 members of the Police Unity Tour, plus a few friends, gathered for a 10-hour flight to Israel. Our host wanted to share the experience with the rest of us while forging some special ties between the police in both countries. […]


    AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 17:36 by Officer.com
    California Deputy Killed in Crash After Shift
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 17:24 by Officer.com

    Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Sroeuy Khin was killed Friday morning when his car was hit by a bus on Interstate 580. […]


    Former L.A. County Sheriff Gets 3 Years for Obstruction of Justice
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced to three years in federal prison Friday, two months after a jury found him guilty of obstruction of justice and other charges stemming from an FBI probe into inmate abuse inside the Men’s Central Jail. […]


    ICE Arrests 1,378 Suspected Gang Members in Record Sweep
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The Trump administration has concluded a six-week nationwide sweep of suspected gang members with 1,378 arrests — the largest such gang sweep conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to date. […]


    Louisiana Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges in Thursday Shooting of 3 Officers
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A trooper with Louisiana State Police, a Marksville police officer and a Simmesport police officer were injured during the shooting in Avoyelles Parish, a spokesperson with the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. […]


    Video: 2 OK Officers Hit by Suspect’s Vehicle, Seriously Injured
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Owasso Police said the call came in as a shoplifting incident. Two officers responded and police said the suspect fought them when they tried to get her out of her car. […]


    Officers Monitoring Facebook Prevent Gang Shooting Outside NY Court
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    NYPD officers grabbed three gang members planning violence outside the courthouse on Joralemon St. in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday after finding a Facebook Live video that showed they had a gun and planned to shoot members of a rival crew, police sources said. […]


    Video: South Dakota’s Tribal and Non-Tribal Law Enforcement Forging Alliance to Fight Crime
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    “We’re becoming each other’s safe havens for criminals,” said Stanley Little Whiteman who is the chairman of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Law and Order Committee. […]


    Small Town Ohio Police Chief, 2 Civilians Killed in Attack on Nursing Home
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Kirkersville Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36, and two employees at the Pine Kirk Care Center nursing home in Kirkersville were shot and killed early Friday. The suspected shooter also is dead. […]


    LAPD Sniper Fired from Helicopter to End Shootout
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 16:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles police fired a rifle from a helicopter during a shootout with a man killed in Sunland earlier this week, marking the first time that specially trained SWAT officers have opened fire from a helicopter hovering over a scene, the LAPD said. […]


    Photos: Calif. police receive Saleen Mustang
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 15:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Riverside police received a new vehicle honoring those who have lost their lives in the line of duty, thanks to local businesses and a former racecar driver. The Drive reported that former racecar driver Steve Saleen approached the department with the idea of a line of duty death memorial […]


    Photos: Officers ride in Police Unity Tour to honor the fallen
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 15:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — What began with 18 riders in 1997 as a four-day fundraising bike ride to honor fallen police officers has grown to over 2,200 riders. According to the Police Unity Tour’s website, participants from nine chapters nationwide make the annual ride to Washington D.C. for Police Week to honor those who […]


    Vislink Receives Orders Worth Over $600,000 for HD Airborne Video Downlink Systems
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com

    County Law Enforcement Departments Procure Vislink Fully Integrated Aircraft-to-Viewing Solutions that Deliver Real-Time Video Intelligence […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-12 15:15:55
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    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 15:08 by Officer.com
    Sentera Introduces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone With New Low Pricing
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:54 by Officer.com

    Best value fixed-wing drone offering for agriculture, survey and mapping, search and rescue operations […]


    Hughes Offers New Multi-band Transportable Manpack Terminal
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:43 by Officer.com

    Ruggedized and lightweight, Hughes HM500 enables rapid deployment by global users […]


    Norwich University Earns Two Federal Cybersecurity Designations: Cyber Defense and Digital Forensics
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:38 by Officer.com

    These federal programs recognize Norwich University as a national leader in cybersecurity education […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-12 14:35:01
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:35 by Officer.com

    The group was founded by service-disabled World War II vets and continues to work on behalf of wounded service members […]


    Suspect who wounded 3 La. cops charged with attempted murder
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    The Advocate MOREAUVILLE, La. — Brandon Arthur Carpenter has been charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder after allegedly shooting at and hitting three police officers Thursday in Avoyelles Parish. The officers’ injuries were non-life threatening. A Louisiana State Police officer, a Marksville police officer and a Simmesport officer were injured. The standoff ended […]


    Brunswick Commercial &amp; Government Products Breaks Ground on New Large-Boat Facility
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:20 by Officer.com

    Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) officially broke ground on a facility expansion at the company’s Edgewater, Fla. headquarters. […]


    Officer donates kidney to 8-year-old boy
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JANESVILLE, Wis. — A Milton police officer is donating a kidney to a 8-year-old boy who she recently met thanks to the power of social media. Kristi Goll wrote a plea on Facebook in search of a kidney for her son, Jackson Arneson. “I have reached out before and I am trying […]


    Off-duty Calif. officer killed in bus crash
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LIVERMORE, Calif. — An off-duty officer was killed Friday morning after a bus driver rear-ended the vehicle. According to the SFGate.com, the car carrying the officer was stopped on the freeway when the bus driver ran into the vehicle. Police said the officer’s car was crushed and one person was extricated. One […]


    Ohio Chief, Two Others Killed; Suspect Dead
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 13:31 by Officer.com

    Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Disario was shot and killed along with two other people in a shooting at a nursing home Friday morning. […]


    Fallen police officers to be honored during vigil in nation’s capitol
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 13:25 by PoliceOne

    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund WASHINGTON — The names of 394 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty will be formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington,… […]


    Close call: Video shows felon open fire on cop point-blank
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 13:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CONROE, Texas — Police released body camera footage Thursday of a January 2016 foot pursuit where a convicted felon opened fire on an officer from less than three feet away. Officer Greg Vradenburg was pursuing Christopher Hatton, 28, on foot after he fled from a traffic stop, KHOU reported. When Vradenburg caught […]


    No charges for Nashville officer who shot armed man
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Mattise and Sheila Burke Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A white Nashville police officer won’t face charges for shooting and killing an armed black man after a traffic stop in February, a district attorney said. At a news conference Thursday, District Attorney General Glenn Funk said Officer Josh Lippert’s actions met the legal […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Why cops should attend Police Week
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_395S–><!–cke_bookmark_395E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Police Week, the annual event that honors all of the fallen officers throughout American history, is arguably the most powerful event LEOs can attend. Doug and Jim discuss the importance of the gathering, and why all police officers […]


    Watch: Fallen Officers Honored During 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 11:29 by Officer.com

    The names of 394 officers who have died in the line of duty were formally dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. […]


    5.11 Tactical Maverick Assaulters Belt
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 11:24 by Officer.com
    Ohio Officer Dies After Being Ambushed in Active Shooter Incident
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    A gunman ambushed a police officer in central Ohio Friday morning and then shot two more people inside a nursing home, authorities say. […]


    Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Overcomes Excruciating Injury
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 10:39 by Officer.com

    St .Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Ally Mahesa returned to duty close to a mere three months after a crash that left her with her paralysis. For most patients that would be enough, but she wanted to get back to the gym to strengthen her body even more. […]


    Man surrenders peacefully after 35-hour standoff with NJ police
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 10:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man surrendered to police Thursday after barricading himself in a house for 35 hours and getting into a shootout with law enforcement the day before that left a bystander dead, police said. Tyleeb Reese, 35, emerged from a house in Trenton shirtless around 5 p.m. He had […]


    Ark. man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DARDANELLE, Ark. — A man faces capital murder charges in the killing of three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, and after holding a woman hostage during a five-hour standoff with police in rural western Arkansas. James Arthur Bowden, 42, surrendered Thursday afternoon at a house near Dardanelle, Arkansas State Police said in a […]


    Murder of Colorado Trooper Still Unsolved After 40 Years
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:47 by Officer.com
    Acting FBI Director Says Comey Widely Supported
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:39 by Officer.com

    Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is contradicting the White House claim that fired director James Comey had lost the support of rank-and-file members of the bureau. He said Comey “enjoyed broad support” within the agency. […]


    Ohio officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — Authorities say a police officer was wounded during reports of a shooting at an Ohio nursing home. Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Robert Sellers says Friday that the situation has ended and there is no threat to the public. Reports of the shooting at the Pine Kirk Care Center in […]


    Gunman found dead after killing Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — Authorities say a gunman has fatally shot the police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees. Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says the suspected gunman was also found dead Friday. Thorp identified the slain police chief as 36-year-old Steven Eric Disario, who […]


    Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed by gunman
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio — The police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees were killed Friday by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility, a sheriff said. The slain police chief was identified as Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police […]


    Chicago Jail Inmates Can Now Order Pizza
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 08:41 by Officer.com

    Inmates in the Cook County Jail’s primarily medium-security Division 11 can now order piping hot pizza — delivered direct to their cells. […]


    Wash. Sheriff’s Deputy Fired for Squirting Pepper Spray on Homeless Man’s Water Bottle
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 08:32 by Officer.com

    A King County sheriff’s deputy has been fired for squirting pepper spray on the mouth of a water bottle belonging to a homeless man living under a Fall City bridge in November. […]


    Minn. Union OKs Deal to Keep Police Force
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 08:23 by Officer.com
    Video: Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Attacker
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 08:05 by Officer.com

    A San Francisco police officer’s killing of a knife-wielding man in a Subway sandwich shop ended a horrific encounter in which the attacker went behind the counter to stab and bloody a store clerk even as bystanders sought to intervene. […]


    Suspect in Arkansas Deputy’s Slaying Captured
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 07:38 by Officer.com

    Authorities say James Michael Bowden is suspected of killing Yell County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart during a traffic stop and two other people at a residence. […]


    Officer Fired for Not Shooting Man Sues City
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    Former Weirton Police Officer Stephen Mader, who says he was fired for not shooting a man who he thought was suicidal, sued the city on Wednesday. […]


    Gunman Who Shot Three Officers Surrenders
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 07:17 by Officer.com

    A gunman who barricaded himself in a home in Trenton surrendered after a 35-hour standoff that left one person dead and three police officers wounded. […]


    Louisiana Trooper, Two Police Officers Shot
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 06:53 by Officer.com

    A Louisiana State Police trooper, a Marksville police officer and Simmesport officer were shot during a standoff Thursday in Avoyelles Parish. […]


    DOJ to probe fatal police shooting of Texas teen
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of a black 15-year-old by a white police officer, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Thursday. The investigation prompted by the April 29 fatal shooting of Jordan Edwards by Balch […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Starry skies
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Basalt (Colo.) Officer Travis Newcomb captured the beauty of Colorado’s skies during an early morning shift. On his down time, Newcomb takes landscape and animal photos for his photography Instagram. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a photo — it could be selected as […]


    Ohio lawmakers want harsher ‘move over’ penalties for drivers
    Posted May 12th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Ohio state representatives are proposing legislation to increase penalties for drivers whose failure to move over for an emergency vehicle leads to injury or death. Republican Tom Patton and Democrat Brigid Kelly plan to introduce their bill in the Ohio House in the next two weeks. The […]


    3 La. officers shot during standoff; suspect in custody
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 20:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MOREAUVILLE, La. – A suspect shot three officers with a shotgun during a standoff Thursday. According to WBRZ, a Louisiana State trooper suffered non-life-threatening injuries. One officer is being treated on the scene. The thi… […]


    Smith & Wesson M&P9 2.0 Duty Pistol
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 20:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Smith & Wesson listened to the feedback from its end-users and made a few improvements to the trusty M&P. The new version is coined the M&P 2.0 and it is definitely fit for duty. […]


    Establishing Priorities
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 20:06 by POLICE Magazine

    If we don’t set priorities, we tend to follow the path of least resistance, avoiding the big and difficult jobs and thereby leading to delay or failure. […]


    XSLATE D10 Android OS Upgrade
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Xplore Technologies’ flagship Android rugged tablet, the 10.1-inch XSLATE D10, is now available with the upgraded Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. […]


    Active Shooter Response Vest
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Warrior Trail Consulting, known for its non-ballistic training body armor, has introduced advanced ballistic protection solutions to first responders through a partnership with ShotStop Ballistics LLC. […]


    Backup MaxVision Light
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:36 by POLICE Magazine

    SureFire’s new sleek, compact E1B-MV backup is an everyday-carry light for most any application. […]


    GCX3 Integrated Receiver
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Sokkia’s latest addition to its GCX line of GNSS integrated receivers, the GCX3, features advanced constellation tracking, open format software compatibility, and longer range base to rover communication. […]


    Wireless Waterproof Portable-Only
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Setcom’s Liberator Wireless Portable-Only features a newly redesigned waterproof enclosure and waterproof SuperMic. The system automatically establishes a wireless link when an officer presses the push-to-talk button on the motorcycle. […]


    Pursuit Series Cargo Drawer
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:08 by POLICE Magazine

    OPS Public Safety’s new Pursuit Series cargo drawer for the Chevy Tahoe and Ford PIU is built for easy installation with elevated mounting brackets that allow quick access to the spare tire. […]


    Audio Recorder
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Olympus has updated its popular VN Series with the introduction of the VN-541PC audio recorder. It is engineered for smart functionality, intuitive operations, and one-touch recording. […]


    Sure Shot LIDAR
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    MPH Industries’ new Sure Shot LIDAR gun is designed and built to provide superior target acquisition time, target range, and accuracy to meet the rigorous needs of traffic enforcement officers. […]


    Recoil-Enabled Airsoft Training Pistols
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 18:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Laser Ammo’s Recoil Enabled Airsoft Training Pistols feature realistic recoil and sound so you can train as if you are at the range, without the range cost. […]


    MX50 Tactical Tablet
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 18:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Getac’s MX50 Tactical Tablet was designed based on feedback from Special Forces and tactical operators. It is MIL-STD 810G and MIL-STD 461 certified and IP67 waterproof. […]


    100 Series Self-Adhesive Strip Light
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 18:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Code 3’s new 100 Series self-adhesive strip light gives users the ability to add lighting to any compartment or cabinet without compromising valuable storage space. […]


    Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 17:55 by POLICE Magazine

    The Armored Group’s new BATT-APX is an armored rescue vehicle (ARV) built for law enforcement agencies. Designed and engineered in Detroit, the BATT-APX is fully modular and can be built on a variety of chassis. […]


    Arkansas Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 16:17 by Officer.com

    Yell County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart was fatally shot along with two other people Thursday morning and the suspected gunman was in an ongoing standoff with authorities. […]


    Ohio Officer’s Actions Found Unreasonable in Kicking of Handcuffed Suspect
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    A Columbus, OH, deputy chief has found the actions of an officer shown on video kicking a restrained man as unreasonable, according to a statement released Wednesday afternoon. […]


    Video: Suspect in Stolen Flatbed Truck Leads MN Officers on Highway Pursuit
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    A man, who allegedly stole a truck, led officers from several Minnesota law enforcement agencies on a nearly 40-minute chase through the Twin Cities metro area Wednesday afternoon. […]


    Black Lives Matter Activist Sues LAPD for $4 Million
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The suit, filed this week, alleges that Akili was falsely imprisoned, unjustly assaulted, arrested without probable cause and subject to lies “concocted” by police at the highest levels of the department, and “outrageous conduct” that caused him emotional distress. […]


    Ohio Police Say Half-Naked Man Crashed Car into Closed Store to Get Beer
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Police in suburban Cleveland say a half-naked man intentionally crashed his car into a closed convenience store to get beer, injuring himself and a store employee. […]


    Suspect Steals Patrol Vehicle, Leads MA Officers on Pursuit, Police Say
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Hanson, MA, police said that a man who led them on a chase overnight was able to get into an officer’s cruiser and prolong his crime spree. […]


    Video: Seattle Officers Now Must Refer to “Suspects” as “Community Members”
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Sources point to the suspect who shot three officers last month after a downtown Seattle armed robbery. When officers involved in that incident were writing their use of force reports they were required to refer to the shooter, Damarius Butts, as a “community member,” not a suspect, police sources said. […]


    MN Town’s Leaders Vote to Disband Police, Then Reach Agreement to Keep Officers on Job
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    The dramatic turnaround in this story arc comes just two days after the city council voted 3-2 to disband the police department and contract with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Monday night’s meeting ended with residents who had packed the council chambers booing, jeering and shouting down Mayor Ben Winnick, who cast the deciding vote. […]


    Arkansas Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect in Custody After Standoff with State Police
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Arkansas State Police confirm three people, including a Yell County Sheriff’s Deputy, were killed Thursday by a suspect. The suspect is in custody after being in a standoff with the state police Thursday afternoon. […]


    Photos: Calif. cops shave heads in support of officer with cancer
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:23 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — An officer diagnosed with breast cancer received a surprise when she walked into a barbershop to get a touch-up on her shave. Leslie O’Toole walked into the barbershop Wednesday to see her colleagues from the San Rafael Police Department lining up to shave their heads in solidarity, KTVU […]


    NY Senate passes police protection act
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 15:18 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A bill passed by the New York State Senate would increase penalties for crimes committed against police officers. The Community Heroes Protection Act classifies crimes against police officers, firefighters and EMTs a… […]


    Reminder: Fly Flags at Half-Staff on May 15, National Peace Officers Memorial Day
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 14:55 by POLICE Magazine

    “On May 15, we honor the sacrifices of our law enforcement officers by lowering our flags for National Peace Officers Memorial Day,” said Craig W. Floyd, NLEOMF President and CEO. […]


    Find Your New Flashlight – 12 New Flashlights and Other Portable Lighting Products
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com
    Seattle police change ‘suspect’ to ‘community member’ in UOF reports
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEATTLE — The Seattle Police Department is changing their terminology in use of force reports. Instead of calling a suspect a suspect, the new term will be “community member,” KIRO reported. The change comes after Department of Justice oversight of the department and the use of a new online use of force […]


    3 dead, including Ark. deputy, standoff underway
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DARDANELLE, Ark. — Authorities were working to negotiate a suspect’s surrender Thursday after a sheriff’s deputy and two other people were found dead in rural Arkansas. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said a Yell County sheriff’s deputy was en route to a disturbance call early Thursday morning when he pulled over a […]


    Suspect in killing of Ark. deputy, 2 others surrenders
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DARDANELLE, Ark. — A man suspected of gunning down an Arkansas sheriff’s deputy early Thursday and killing two other people surrendered after a five-hour standoff with police, authorities said. James Michael Bowden, 32, gave himself up after releasing a woman he had apparently been holding hostage inside the home where two females were […]


    Review: Ohio cop used ‘unreasonable’ force in apparent kick
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — An officer used “unreasonable” force that wasn’t part of his training when subduing a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head, police in Ohio said Wednesday. The Columbus Division of Police announced the finding in the case of […]


    Officials no longer sure man killed by NY police had shot cop
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — There are “significant questions” over whether a man pulled over for a traffic stop shot a policeman before being killed by the officer’s partner, a prosecutor said Wednesday as state authorities took over the investigation into the deadly encounter. Buffalo Officer Joseph Acquino told investigators that he thought his ear […]


    Videos: Calif. cop fatally shoots knife-wielding attacker
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 13:02 by PoliceOne

    By Vivian Ho San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police officer’s killing of a knife-wielding man in a Subway sandwich shop ended a horrific encounter in which the attacker went behind the counter to stab and bloody a store clerk even as bystanders sought to intervene, with one daring woman smacking him […]


    Calif. police work to detect drugged drivers
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police in three California counties are testing what amounts to a breathalyzer for drug users — a device that some authorities and lawmakers said Wednesday is desperately needed now that voters have legalized recreational marijuana in the state. When legalization takes full effect next year, California will […]


    Kan. police will now pursue every fleeing driver with probable cause
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KANSAS CITY, Kan. — After a decision in 2014 to not pursue some fleeing drivers, the Kansas City Police Department is changing its stance. A new initiative, “Project Act: Addressing Crime Together,” allows police to pursue all drivers who flee traffic stops, with probable cause, KCTV5 reported. Initially, officers could only pursue […]


    Aspiring firefighter, 17, saves life of 21-year police veteran
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    By Kyra Gurney Miami Herald MIAMI — High school senior Thalia Rodriguez was driving down Interstate 75 on Sunday morning on her way to do a ridealong at a Hialeah fire station when she saw a man bleeding along the roadside next to a crashed motorcycle. The 17-year-old Westland Hialeah Senior High student pulled over […]


    James Comey Says He’s Not Angry About Dismissal From FBI
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 11:10 by Officer.com

    “It is done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission deeply,” former FBI Director James Comey said in a farewell letter to his staff. […]


    Maryland County Drops Charges Against Escaped Inmate
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 11:05 by Officer.com

    Howard County dropped all charged against escape inmate David Michael Watson at a Howard County District Court Wednesday. Watson, who escaped a prison last week, was recaptured by county police. […]


    Prosecutors Say ‘Foul’ Smell Helped Convict Rapist
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 11:02 by Officer.com

    A Baltimore man was convicted of rape and related charges in part because the victim recognized the defendant’s “foul” smell, prosecutors said. […]


    Mo. sheriff involved in inmate death removed from job
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 10:49 by PoliceOne

    By Heather Hollingsworth Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri sheriff who was arrested last month on assault and other charges has been suspended from office after he was involved in a jail altercation last week in which an inmate died, the state’s top prosecutor said. Attorney General Josh Hawley said in a news […]


    Minn. city reaches tentative deal to keep police department
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 10:08 by PoliceOne

    By Pat Pheifer Star Tribune FOREST LAKE, Minn. — It’s not a done deal quite yet, but on Wednesday night Forest Lake, its police union and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reached a tentative agreement that could keep the city&rs… […]


    Video shows San Bernardino shooter calmly entering school
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A gunman walked calmly into a San Bernardino elementary school and signed a log book in the school’s main office just minutes before he pulled out a gun and opened fire in his estranged wife’s classroom, killing her and an 8-year-old student, a video released Thursday showed. […]


    Politics Impacting Job for ICE Agents in L.A.
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:44 by Officer.com
    1 dead after NJ standoff heads into 2nd day
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — A police standoff in New Jersey’s capital city that started when authorities tried to serve a warrant is entering its second day. Through the early hours of Thursday, officers on a bullhorn could be heard pleading with 35-year-old Tyleeb Reese to leave the Trenton home where he’s been holed up […]


    Brutal Chicago Gang Has Left Trail of Murder
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:31 by Officer.com

    For a city dealing with an increasingly deadly and fragmented gang culture, one gang’s brutal method of operation shows how much violence even a small crew can unleash. […]


    Driver Shot, Killed After Hitting Conn. Officer
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:22 by Officer.com

    The driver of stolen car was shot and killed by a Bridgeport police officer following a chase and a confrontation Tuesday night. […]


    Seattle Officers Forced to Use ‘Community Member’ Instead of ‘Suspect’ in Police Reports
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 09:05 by Officer.com

    An online reporting tool used by the Seattle Police Department has changed the term used for a suspect when officers write up reports. […]


    Driver Who Plowed Into Trooper Was Texting
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 08:43 by Officer.com

    Hugo Andre Olivares was texting and speeding when he lost control of his car and slammed into Florida Highway Patrol trooper Carlos Rosario in March on a busy South Florida highway. […]


    Student Helps Save Injured Fla. Officer’s Life
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 08:28 by Officer.com

    As she rushed over to help an off-duty Miami-Dade police officer injured in a motorcycle crash, High school Senior Thalia Rodriguez’s first responder training from her high school health science classes kicked in. […]


    Sheriff Backs Deputies After Gunman Killed
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 08:03 by Officer.com

    Seneca County Sheriff William Eckelberry said he believes law enforcement officers acted appropriately in the fatal shooting of a gunman who wounded a deputy. […]


    Minn. City Reaches Tentative Deal to Keep PD
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 07:50 by Officer.com

    On Wednesday night Forest Lake, its police union and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reached a tentative agreement that could keep the city’s police department intact. […]


    Pa. Senate OKs bill to clear way for more police body cameras
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Marc Levy Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Legislation approved by the Pennsylvania state Senate on Wednesday seeks to clear legal hurdles for police departments to expand their officers’ use of body cameras, and it gives departments the discretion to refuse public requests for copies of audio or video recordings by officers. The bill, which […]


    Wash. governor signs gun background check notification bill
    Posted May 11th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel La Corte Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Law enforcement would be notified if someone fails a background check after trying to buy a gun, as would victims with protection orders, under a measure signed Wednesday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The new law, which takes effect in July, requires gun dealers to notify […]


    Video: 17-Year-Old Helped Save Life of Officer Injured in Crash
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 20:43 by POLICE Magazine

    High school senior Thalia Rodriguez was on her way to do a ridealong at a Hialeah, FL, fire station when she saw a man bleeding along the roadside next to a crashed motorcycle. Her quick thinking saved the severely injured off-duty officer’s life. […]


    OH Deputy Shot, Suspect Dies in Shootout at Domestic
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 20:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A Seneca County, OH, sheriff’s deputy was shot in the shoulder during a domestic violence incident Tuesday south of Tiffin in which another person was stabbed. […]


    Video: Dallas Police Union Tells Mayor He’s Not Welcome at Memorial Ceremony
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 20:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The Dallas police officers murdered in the deadly 2016 downtown ambush will be honored at next week’s Police Memorial Day ceremony, but one of the city’s largest police organizations on Tuesday told the mayor he’s not welcome. […]


    Video: Shirtless Man Drives Away in TX Officer’s SUV
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 19:59 by POLICE Magazine

    It is believed a shirtless man tried to break into a store, but instead drove off with a Harris County (TX) Precinct 6 SUV. […]


    Video: KS PD Will Now Chase Everyone Who Flees With Probable Cause
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 19:26 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kansas City (KS) Police Department announced instead of only chasing suspects that had already committed a serious felony, now they will chase everyone who flees police as long as they have probable cause. […]


    2 OR Officers ‘Seriously Assaulted’ Attempting to Release Man from Jail
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Two officers were “seriously assaulted” Monday in an altercation with a man they were trying to release from the Florence, OR, jail, and the man who assaulted them later died at a hospital. […]


    3 predictions on the future of the FBI after Comey’s firing
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 18:31 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeOn Tuesday, President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey. It was a bombshell that immediately flipped the script for the nightly news on the major networks – the announcement happened about 10 minutes before the anchors of the big three networks went to air. The firing was […]


    La. House passes bills in response to Alton Sterling shooting
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 17:22 by PoliceOne

    By R.J. Rico Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Two bills written in response to the shooting death of a black man outside a Baton Rouge convenience store last year have passed the House. Lawmakers voted 102-0 Tuesday to reduce the amount of tim… […]


    Video: Michigan Officer Killed in Single-Car Crash
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 16:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The Norton Shores (MI) Police Department is in mourning after a 10-year veteran was killed in an early morning crash while he was on duty. […]


    Mich. officer killed in single-vehicle crash
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 15:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTON SHORES, Mich. — An officer has died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash. Officer Jon Ginka, 34, was in his patrol cruiser when it veered off the road and struck a tree, WOOD News reported. Firefighters free… […]


    Michigan Police Officer Killed in On-Duty Crash
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 15:02 by Officer.com

    Norton Shores Police Officer Jonathan Ginka was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday. […]


    Dallas police union to mayor: You’re ‘not welcome’ at memorial ceremony
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — The five officers who were killed in a July 7 ambush will be honored on May 17, dubbed Police Memorial Day, and the union says they don’t want the mayor there. In a letter to Mayor Mike Rawlings released Tuesday, the Dallas Fraternal Order of Police said “several widows have […]


    LEO-inspired Mother’s Day gifts to show your appreciation
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 14:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Whether the special lady you’re appreciating on Mother’s Day is a police officer or the mother or wife of a police officer, she has a tough job. PoliceOne has compiled a list of Mother’s Day gift ideas you might consider to show your appreciation. Coffee Mugs Price: Starting from $12.99 It’s difficult […]


    Instead of punishment for stealing, girl receives help from officer
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ATLANTA — A 12-year-old girl who was caught stealing a pair of shoes for her sister received help from a police officer and the entire department instead of a punishment. Officer Che Milton responded to a shoplifting call in February and discovered the girl had stolen a $2 pair of shoes for […]


    Cop fired for not shooting armed, suicidal man sues city
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 13:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WEIRTON, W.Va. — An officer who was fired for not shooting an armed, suicidal man in 2016 filed a wrongful termination suit against the city of Weirton Wednesday. Stephen Mader responded to reports of a domestic incident on May 6 and discovered Ronald Williams, 23, armed with a gun, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette […]


    Colorado Officer Wounded, Suspect Shot Dead
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 12:38 by Officer.com

    A Westminster officer was shot and wounded and the suspect was killed during a standoff Tuesday. […]


    Family attacked by teens on Calif. train files $3M suit
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 11:41 by PoliceOne

    By Rick Hurd East Bay Times OAKLAND, Calif. — A Pleasanton man and his family who were beaten during a mob robbery aboard a BART train last month plan to seek $3 million from the agency for gross negligence. Rusty Stapp, his wife, Patricia, and 19-year-old daughter, Amanda, were on the train and say they […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-10 10:59:22
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:59 by Officer.com

    Heroin is now being combined with U-47700, fentanyl, and carfentanil to create a lethal designer combination drug; appropriately named “Gray Death.” […]


    Police searching for suspect who punched cop, escaped on hood of getaway car
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Police in Pennsylvania are looking for a theft suspect who they say punched a police officer and jumped on top of a getaway car, riding to freedom on the vehicle’s hood. Joseph Diperso is accused of stealing power tools from a Home Depot in suburban Philadelphia on Saturday. Police say an […]


    Sergeant jailed on charges he stole to feed gambling habit
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALTOONA, Pa. — A Pennsylvania police sergeant has been jailed on charges he stole thousands of dollars from his department to feed his casino gambling habit. The defense attorney for Altoona Sgt. Matthew Starr didn’t immediately comment Wednesday on the charges filed by state police. Starr was investigated after being suspended with pay […]


    Va. police: Student charged after explosives are found in locker
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:48 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A middle school student has been arrested after authorities say they found explosives in his school locker. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Virginia Beach Fire Department said in a release on Tuesday that the 13-year-old student was taken into custody Friday. The juvenile is charged with two counts of […]


    Police Unity Tour Kicks Off
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:31 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement officers gathered Tuesday to kick off the 2017 Police Unity Tour, in which they’ll spend several days riding bicycles to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington D.C. […]


    Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction Thrown Out
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:24 by Officer.com

    Hernandez’s murder conviction was erased in Fall River Superior Court Tuesday because he died before his appeal could be heard. […]


    D.C. Officers Rescue Ducklings From Storm Drain
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    The local fire and police departments showed up to a scene in D.C. to save eight ducklings trapped in a drain. […]


    Fatal OIS marks first time LAPD fires from helicopter
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 09:59 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police fired a rifle from a helicopter during a shootout with a man killed in Sunland earlier this week, marking the first time that specially trained SWAT officers have opened fire from … […]


    FBI chief known for judgment calls is done in by turmoil
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 09:48 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Benac Associated Press WASHINGTON — There was a time when doing the right thing seemed pretty simple to James Comey, the FBI director whom President Donald Trump fired. “There’s right, and there’s wrong and it ain’t hard to tell the difference,” he once said flatly. That was before Comey lobbed a stink bomb […]


    Ohio deputy shot, suspect killed in shootout
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    By Ryan Dunn The Blade TIFFIN, Ohio — A gunman was killed and a Seneca County sheriff’s deputy struck in the shoulder during a shootout Tuesday in a rural neighborhood just outside Tiffin. Sheriff William Eckelberry did not release the names of anyone involved Tuesday, but said he believes law enforcement officers acted appropriately. The […]


    Boston Murder Suspect Avoided Deportation
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 09:08 by Officer.com

    Suffolk prosecutors went along with a plea deal that allowed the man accused of murdering two doctors in their Southie penthouse to keep his green card and avoid deportation — even though he admitted to robbing a bank twice. […]


    Homeless Man Steals Mass. Police Cruiser
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 09:01 by Officer.com

    When officers asked Michael Kroupa why he stole an auxiliary police cruiser and then drove it erratically, with the emergency lights flashing, on Water Street and Broadway, he claimed he needed a place to sleep. […]


    Suspect Who Tried to Shoot Troopers Arrested
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 08:54 by Officer.com

    A convicted felon who state police said tried to shoot troopers during a struggle feet from I-95 traffic in Bridgeport last month has been arrested. […]


    Students Protest After Police Force Disbanded
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 08:26 by Officer.com

    Outrage over the disbanding of Forest Lake’s police department intensified Tuesday, with residents protesting the loss of local control before the Washington County Board and as many as 1,000 students walking out of classes. […]


    Del. Officer Pulls Suicidal Man From Bridge
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 08:19 by Officer.com

    Rehoboth Beach Officer Josh Kosiorowski is being lauded for potentially saving the life of a suicidal man. […]


    Ohio Deputy Shot, Gunman Dead in Shootout
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    A gunman was killed and a Seneca County sheriff’s deputy struck in the shoulder during a shootout Tuesday in a rural neighborhood just outside Tiffin. […]


    Fatal Police Shooting Marks First Time Los Angeles Police Officers Fire From Helicopter
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 07:47 by Officer.com

    Los Angeles police fired a rifle from a helicopter during a shootout with a man killed in Sunland earlier this week, marking the first time that specially trained SWAT officers have opened fire from a helicopter hovering over a scene. […]


    President Trump Fires FBI Director Comey
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 07:39 by Officer.com

    President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, citing the need for a “new beginning.” […]


    The Left Chest Society and Honor Line Apparel
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 06:12 by Officer.com

    Are you familiar with the history of the shield? Do you understand the symbolism? Are you a proud member of The Left Chest Society? […]


    Minn. city votes to disband police department
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Pat Pheifer Star Tribune FOREST LAKE, Minn. — An emotional standing-room-only crowd filled the Forest Lake City Council chambers Monday evening as the council and mayor voted 3-2 to disband the city’s Police Department. The vote, technic… […]


    Colo. department receives personal safety grant
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Chhun Sun The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — The Police Foundation of Colorado Springs will provide 55 city police officers with new tactical vest packages during a presentation at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Penrose House. The foundation is working… […]


    Chicago logs its 200th homicide of the year
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Elvia Malagon and Rosemary Regina Sobol Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — The woman pleaded with police. Could they bring her the jacket of the man lying dead on the street so she could see if it was her brother? A white sheet covered the body along Garfield Boulevard in Washington Park, and Chicago police cars […]


    Minn. city votes to disband police department, community protests
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Giles and Mary Lynn Smith Star Tribune FOREST LAKE, Minn. — Outrage over the disbanding of Forest Lake’s police department intensified Tuesday, with residents protesting the loss of local control before the Washington County Board … […]


    Minn. city votes to disband police department, community fights back
    Posted May 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Giles and Mary Lynn Smith Star Tribune FOREST LAKE, Minn. — Outrage over the disbanding of Forest Lake’s police department intensified Tuesday, with residents protesting the loss of local control before the Washington County Board … […]


    Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 18:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. In a letter to Comey, Trump said the firing was necessary to restore “public trust and confidence” in […]


    Promoting police resiliency through peer support
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 18:05 by PoliceOne

    By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University Stress in policing is a real problem. Continued exposure to traumatic incidents, such as dealing with loss of life and experiencing life-threatening incidents, con… […]


    Citizens Committee Drafts BART Police Use-of-Force Policy That Requires “Minimal” Force
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    A citizens’ watchdog committee tasked with overseeing California’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Police Department on Monday recommended new standards for officers, requiring them to use only the minimal amount of force necessary to make an arrest or bring a suspect into custody. […]


    Video: PJ Media Names 15 Greatest American Cop Shows
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    As Amazon Prime streaming service brings back Bosch for another season, how does today’s best cop show (based on the best series of mystery novels of its generation) rank with other American police procedurals in television history? […]


    Cleveland Says Officers Should Not Have to Wear Body Cameras While Moonlighting
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    The city of Cleveland doesn’t think it’s necessary to require police officers to wear body cameras while working off-duty security details, and has asked a federal judge to sign off on a new policy that says as much. […]


    Richard Pennington, Former Police Chief of New Orleans and Atlanta Dies
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Richard Pennington, who attained national renown for bringing departmental reforms and helping reduce crime rates while serving as chief in New Orleans, died May 4 at a hospice center in Atlanta. He was 70. […]


    San Antonio Chief Slams New TX Immigration Law
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    “There’s nothing positive that this bill does in the community or law enforcement,” McManus said, adding that the law was “dumped on” the department by lawmakers. Before now, the San Antonio Police Department enforced a policy that barred officers from asking about immigration status. Under the new law, officers will be allowed to ask suspects […]


    Phoenix Police ID Suspect in 2016 Serial Shootings
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    According to police officials, Aaron Saucedo, 23, has been identified as a suspect in connection with the shootings. The announcement was made during a news conference Monday afternoon that was attended by many public officials, including Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton. […]


    How to Tap into Non-Traditional Funding for Thermal Technology
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 17:26 by Officer.com

    4 ideas for equipping your law enforcement agency with the life-saving power of FLIR […]


    Launch 2 Automatic Knife
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:49 by Officer.com
    Brink’s Incorporated Selects the FN 509
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:40 by POLICE Magazine

    FN America LLC announced the award of a long-term firearms contract by Brink’s Incorporated. Brink’s has selected the all-new FN 509 striker-fired 9mm pistol and will issue the new sidearm to its armed security guards. […]


    Chicago PD Warns Officers About Gangs with Rifles
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:21 by POLICE Magazine

    The Chicago Police Department warned its officers Monday about gangs armed with rifles, after three people were shot to death over the weekend and two officers were targeted in an ambush last week. […]


    Video: NC Suspect Accidentally Shot Himself while Robbing Store, Police Say
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Police said an 18-year-old man shot himself after robbing a Charlotte convenience store early Tuesday morning. […]


    CA Officer Risks Life to Save K-9 Partner
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:21 by POLICE Magazine

    A Concord, CA, police officer came to the rescue of his K9 early Saturday before a driver under the influence crashed into his patrol vehicle. […]


    Family of Wounded Detroit Officer Asks Public for Help
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:21 by POLICE Magazine

    The family of a critically wounded Detroit police officer is asking for assistance from the public on a GoFundMe page. […]


    FL Shoplifting Suspect Fatally Stabs Himself on Stolen Knife
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 16:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Word was found mortally wounded shortly after leaving the store. Police said they think Word stabbed himself with the knife while he was running away. They were not sure if it happened by accident or if he injured himself on purpose. […]


    Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Attacked by Fox
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 15:26 by Officer.com
    Flight Cancellations Lead to Chaos at Airport
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 15:12 by Officer.com

    Flight cancellations by Spirit Airlines led to chaos among irate passengers Monday night at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. […]


    Retrial begins in fatal 2014 NM blue-on-blue
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 15:09 by PoliceOne

    By Carlos Andres Lopez Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Jurors in the retrial of the former Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputy accused of murdering a fellow deputy in 2014 will go on a tour of the hotel where the shooting took place. After nearly eight hours Monday, the 15-member jury panel — which […]


    Chicago Logs its 200th Homicide of the Year
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 14:57 by Officer.com

    The city reached the grim milestone just four days later than last year, which was the most violent in decades. […]


    Okla. governor signs ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill into law
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 14:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OKLAHOMA CITY — Those convicted of killing a police officer or corrections officer will now faces capital crime charges in Oklahoma if convicted. Gov. Mary Fallin signed the “Blue Lives Matter” legislation Tuesday, KTUL reported. The law sentences those convicted of killing a cop to death or life in prison without the […]


    Police departments offer to test ‘gluten-laced meth’ for free
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 14:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff In an effort to combat the rise in drug use, police departments are getting creative on social media. The Newark Police Department in California is offering free testing of meth if users suspect it is “laced with deadly gluten.” “Bring your meth down to the PD and we will test it for […]


    Oregon Police Officers Assaulted; Suspect Dead
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 14:45 by Officer.com

    Two officers were “seriously assaulted” Monday in an altercation with a man they were trying to release from the Florence jail, and the man who assaulted them later died at a hospital. […]


    Cleveland Doesn’t Want to Force Cops to Wear Body Cams Off Duty
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 14:19 by Officer.com

    Officials don’t think it’s necessary to require police officers to wear body cameras while working off-duty security details, and has asked a federal judge to sign off on a new policy. […]


    Mexico and police chief slam Texas’ new ‘sanctuary city’ ban
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:42 by PoliceOne

    By Paul J. Weber Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The Mexican government, San Antonio’s police chief and others slammed Texas’ new “sanctuary cities” law on Monday, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce U.S. immigration law could lead to racial profiling and will fan distrust of the police by the state’s many Hispanics. […]


    Cleveland pushes back on police body cams for off-duty jobs
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Gillispie Associated Press CLEVELAND — Cleveland is asking the federal judge overseeing an agreement to reform the police department not to require officers to wear city-issued body cameras while moonlighting. City attorneys said in a court filing last week that none of the 630 officers approved for secondary employment volunteered to wear body […]


    French police seek 3 men suspected in Paris attack plot
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:35 by PoliceOne

    By Samuel Petrequin and Angela Charlton Associated Press PARIS — French police searched Tuesday for three men suspected of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired attack after authorities conducted a major operation at a Paris train station. A ticket vendor in the northern town of Valenciennes thought she recognized one of the three men listed on […]


    Ariz. police arrest serial killings suspect after months of unease
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:31 by PoliceOne

    By Astrid Galvan Associated Press PHOENIX — For more than a year, Phoenix police were stumped by a string of killings in which a shooter stalked victims after dark and gunned them down as they stood outside their homes or sat in their cars. In all, nine people were killed in the case dubbed the […]


    Surgeons reattach ear of NY officer hit by gunfire
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Surgeons have reattached a Buffalo police officer’s ear after it was nearly shot off by a man who pulled out a gun during a traffic stop. The man was then fatally shot by another officer. Buffalo police officials say Officer Joseph Acquino is in fair condition at Erie County Medical […]


    Children share stories of Iowa dad, a deputy killed by an inmate on duty
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By Josh Funk Associated Press COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — The western Iowa sheriff’s deputy who authorities say was killed by an inmate during a jail escape was remembered Monday for the way he treated everyone with respect. More than 1,000 people — most of them law enforcement officers from various agencies — gathered at an […]


    Video series offers tips on safe police-civilian interactions
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 13:27 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — The City of Dallas and the Dallas Police Department have teamed up in a video series to help civilians and public servants have safer interactions. “The Real Flip Side” aims to show both the police officer … […]


    2 Ore. officers attacked, inmate killed during release
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Ryan The Oregonian FLORENCE, Ore. — Two officers were “seriously assaulted” Monday in an altercation with a man they were trying to release from the Florence jail, and the man who assaulted them later died at a hospital, an official said. Lt. Cari Boyd, an Oregon State Police spokeswoman, said troopers and other […]


    Video: Good Samaritans Come to Aid of Cops
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 11:18 by Officer.com

    A group of Good Samaritans helped two Tampa police officers restrain a man resisting arrest. […]


    Man calls 911 to ask about lasagna cheese substitute
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 10:39 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EDINA, Minn. — A man called 911 after experiencing what he considered a crisis – not having cheddar cheese for his lasagna recipe. Huffington Post reported that the man asked the dispatcher what he should use as a substitute since he didn’t have cheddar cheese. “Sir, this is not an appropriate use […]


    Off-duty NYPD officer stabbed at home
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By Alison Fox amNewYork NEW YORK — An 18-year-old man was charged with stabbing an off-duty police officer and slashing another man after he crashed a party at the cop’s East Elmhurst home over the weekend, police said on Sunday. Diego Vale… […]


    Off-duty NYPD officer stabbed at home by drunk man
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By Alison Fox amNewYork NEW YORK — An 18-year-old man was charged with stabbing an off-duty police officer and slashing another man after he crashed a party at the cop’s East Elmhurst home over the weekend, police said on Sunday. Diego Vale… […]


    Don’t look down: NYPD unit does its work at dizzying heights
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — Police Sgt. John Flynn didn’t even flinch as he started his descent from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, briskly walking down a narrow suspension cable with only a safety harness between him and a possible 27-story fall to the glinting East River below. “It becomes like […]


    Police chief who cut New Orleans’ murder rate in half dies at 70
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    By John Simerman and Matt Sledge Jsimerman The Advocate ATLANTA— Richard Pennington, who took over as police chief in New Orleans at the height of the mid-1990s murder epidemic and fulfilled a promise to slash the city’s homicide rate by half, died in hospice care Thursday in Georgia. He was 70. Hailed for cleaning up […]


    Still Fighting to be Called Protectors
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 09:31 by Officer.com
    Elite NYPD Unit Takes On High Rise Rescues
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 09:10 by Officer.com

    Dizzying heights that would terrify most people are just another day at the office for an elite New York City police unit that specializes in high-rise rescues. […]


    Police: Man Arrested In Phoenix Serial Killings
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 09:06 by Officer.com

    Police say they have arrested and charged a serial killing suspect accused of fatally shooting nine people, seven last year, and wounding others in attacks that terrorized a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood. […]


    Police Seek Answers After Two Doctors Murdered
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 08:59 by Officer.com

    Police say a man accused of killing two engaged doctors at a luxury Boston condominium building has a criminal history of robbing banks. […]


    Teen Charged in Slaying of Chicago Cop’s Son
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 07:48 by Officer.com

    A teen has been charged in last summer’s killing of a Chicago police officer’s son, who was fatally shot hours before he was to return to college in New York City. […]


    Former New Orleans Police Chief Who Cut the City’s Murder Rate in Half Dies at Age of 70
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    Richard Pennington, who took over as police chief in New Orleans at the height of the mid-1990s murder epidemic and fulfilled a promise to slash the city’s homicide rate by half, died in hospice care last Thursday in Georgia. […]


    Mo. Trooper Honored for Lifesaving Actions
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 07:38 by Officer.com

    Sgt. David F. Echternacht, who jumped into the Lake of the Ozarks during a boating event last August has been formally honored by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for his life-saving actions. […]


    Shaquille O’Neal Planning to Run for Sheriff
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 07:22 by Officer.com

    “This is not about politics for me,” Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal said of his possible future law enforcement job. “It’s always been something that I have wanted to do.” […]


    Deputy Who Arrested Ex-NBA Player Fired
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 07:12 by Officer.com

    The Banks County Sheriff’s Office has dismissed the deputy who arrested ex-Atlanta Hawk Mike Scott during a traffic stop that was found to be the result of racial profiling. […]


    Retrial Begins for Deputy in Partner’s Slaying
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    Former Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputy Tai Chan was arrested in the early morning hours of Oct. 28, 21014 after police said he fired 10 gunshots at fellow deputy Jeremy Martin on the seventh floor of a hotel during an alcohol-fueled argument. […]


    Off-Duty NYPD Officer Stabbed During Party
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 06:42 by Officer.com

    An 18-year-old man was charged with stabbing an off-duty police officer and slashing another man after he crashed a party at the cop’s East Elmhurst home over the weekend. […]


    Minnesota City Votes to Disband Police Force
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com

    The 23 officers who patrol Forest Lake — a city of more than 18,000 people — will be out of a job. […]


    Va. police department receives grant for life-saving overdose medication
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Blake Stowers The Bluefield Daily Telegraph TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department received a grant from Kaleo Pharmaceutical for approximately $18,600 for a life-saving overdose medication. “This is a medication call… […]


    Federal judge approves Seattle body camera program
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — The federal judge overseeing Seattle police reforms has approved the Police Department’s long-awaited body-camera proposal, resolving an issue that had put the plan on hold. In approving the overall plan, U.S. District Judge James Robart, as part of an order filed Wednesday, found that officers may watch […]


    Fla. roads to be renamed after fallen LEOs
    Posted May 9th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Christal Hayes Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would rename two Central Florida roads after Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton and Orange County Deputy Norman Lewis. The bill is now off to Gov. Rick S… […]


    Video: Miami Officer Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 19:58 by POLICE Magazine

    A Miami Police Department officer was rushed to the hospital after a crash in Wynwood, FL, early Monday morning. He has internal injuries and is in critical condition. […]


    Phoenix Man Identified as 2016 AZ Serial Street Shooting Suspect
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 19:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Phoenix Police announced that a suspect in 2016’s serial street shooting incidents has been identified. […]


    NY Officer Almost Loses Ear, Suspect Killed in Shootout
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Doctors were able to reattach Officer Joseph Acquino’s ear and were hoping that it would “take,” after he was shot. […]


    NYPD on High-Alert After ISIS Magazine Calls for Terror Attacks
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 19:14 by POLICE Magazine

    The NYPD put officers on high-alert Friday after ISIS released the latest issue of its propaganda magazine calling on home-grown terrorists to attack the West and kill hostages. […]


    Video: TX Governor Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 19:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences. […]


    TX Judge Reprimanded for ‘Tree and a Rope’ Social Media Post
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 18:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A Central Texas judge has been formally reprimanded for a social media post that said a “tree and a rope” were needed for a man accused of fatally shooting a San Antonio police detective. […]


    TX Judge Reprimanded for Social Media Post About Officer’s Accused Killer
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 18:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A Central Texas judge has been formally reprimanded for a social media post that said a “tree and a rope” were needed for a man accused of fatally shooting a San Antonio police detective. […]


    Reputed Gang Member Charged in Shooting of 2 Chicago Officers
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 18:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A reputed gang member has been charged for his alleged role in the shooting of two plainclothes Chicago police officers earlier this week in the South Side’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. […]


    Miami Police Officer Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 17:40 by Officer.com

    Officer Carlos Gomez was responding to an emergency call when his cruiser and a Mazda 6 sedan collided in the Wynwood neighborhood. […]


    MA Officer Shot in Face, Expected to Make Full Recovery
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Braintree, MA, Police Department officer who was shot in the face at a motel Friday night during a standoff was released from the hospital Sunday. […]


    University of San Diego Master’s in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership Announces First Graduating Class
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 16:59 by POLICE Magazine

    On May 27, more than 100 law enforcement officers from local, state, and federal agencies will become the first class to earn a Master of Science in Law Enforcement Leadership from University of San Diego (USD). […]


    Video: TN SRO Dies in Crash En Route to School
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 16:47 by POLICE Magazine

    A Maury County, TN, Sheriff’s deputy has died after a single-vehicle crash in Columbia Friday morning. the school resource officer was on his way to a local high school. […]


    Ohio Police Release Body Camera Video in Fatal Police-Involved Shooting
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 16:36 by Officer.com

    Englewood police on Monday released camera footage from the officer-involved fatal shooting of Shelly Porter III outside the former Englewood Inn. […]


    4 New LEO Emergency Response Products
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 16:30 by Officer.com
    Calif. teen killed in OIS after pointing BB gun at cops left suicide note
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 15:05 by PoliceOne

    By Julie Watson Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A 15-year-old boy left a suicide note before he was killed by officers after pointing a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot in the dark, police said Monday. Assistant Police Chief Brian Ahearn told The Associated Press that police found the note on […]


    Cop saves K-9 partner in DUI crash
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 14:37 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CONCORD, Calif. — An officer saved his K-9 partner moments before a drunk driver slammed into his patrol car. Officer Coniglio and his K-9 partner, Hancock, were investigating a DUI collision Saturday morning when Coniglio saw a truck heading for his patrol car, Fox 40 reported. Coniglio was able to move his […]


    Roads to be Renamed After Deputy and Officer
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 14:27 by Officer.com

    Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would rename two Central Florida roads after Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton and Orange County Deputy Norman Lewis. […]


    DUI Driver Hit’s Trooper’s SUV, Tries to Flee
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 14:19 by Officer.com

    A man was arrested on a drunken driving charge after striking a state police SUV parked at a road construction detail site last night on Route 95 in Burlington. […]


    Orlando Police Patrol Car Struck by Train
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 14:08 by Officer.com

    A train struck the back of an Orlando Police Department patrol car Friday night after an officer parked too close to the train tracks. […]


    Mass. cop released from hospital after being shot in face
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 14:08 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BRAINTREE, Mass. — A Massachusetts police officer who was shot in the face at a motel has been released from the hospital. Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan said Sunday that Officer Donald Delaney is recovering at a relative’s home. Delaney was shot Friday at the Motel 6 in Braintree, just south of Boston. Police […]


    California Police Officer Saves K-9 Partner
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:58 by Officer.com

    Quick thinking by Concord Police Officer Anthony Coniglio Saturday morning may have saved the life of his K-9 partner Hancock. […]


    Ga. sheriff arrested on indecency, obstruction charges
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATLANTA — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff has been arrested after he exposed himself in an Atlanta park. Media outlets report that DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann was arrested on charges of public indecency and obstruction Saturday night. A police officer said he spotted Mann exposing himself in a section of Piedmont Park […]


    Photo: Cop comforts autistic boy in crisis
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:56 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RIGBY, Idaho — A photo of an officer comforting an autistic boy in distress has gone viral on social media. Officer Chris Scott saw Kyson, a nonverbal autistic 9-year-old, run out of a developmental disability agency that’s next door to the police station, KIFI reported. Kyson, who doesn’t do well with change, […]


    Deputies save little league game after umpire fails to show
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:54 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. — Two deputies stepped up to the plate and saved a little league game after an umpire failed to show up. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies happened to be at the park when Coach Vincent Marsello asked them to step in so the game wouldn’t be canceled, Fox 10 […]


    Officer suffers multiple injuries in crash during procession to Del. trooper’s funeral
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Authorities say a Delaware motorcycle police officer was injured in a crash while helping escort a procession to the funeral of a slain state trooper. Dover police said in a statement Monday that the officer, an 11-year veteran of the force, was injured Friday as the procession traveled to Wilmington […]


    Officer suffers multiple injuries in crash during procession to Del. trooper’s funeral
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Authorities say a Delaware motorcycle police officer was injured in a crash while helping escort a procession to the funeral of a slain state trooper. Dover police said in a statement Monday that the officer, an 11-year veteran of the force, was injured Friday as the procession traveled to Wilmington […]


    Chicago Police Warned About Gang Members With Rifles That Can Pierce Body Armor
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 13:45 by Officer.com

    A day after 10 people were shot at a memorial in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood, police officers in the area were being warned Monday. […]


    Parolee dies after jumping from patrol car
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 10:22 by PoliceOne

    By Nashelly Chavez The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The parolee who died after jumping out of a moving Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department patrol car was identified Saturday by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 29-ye… […]


    Miami officer injured in crash while responding to call
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIAMI — Authorities say a Miami police officer is in “extremely critical” condition after his vehicle collided with another car. Miami police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat told reporters at the accident scene that the officer was “responding in emergency mode to a priority call” when the crash happened early Monday. Fallat says the officer’s […]


    Miami officer ‘extremely critical’ after crash
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIAMI — Authorities say a Miami police officer is in “extremely critical” condition after his vehicle collided with another car. Miami police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat told reporters at the accident scene that the officer was “responding in emergency mode to a priority call” when the crash happened early Monday. Fallat says the officer’s […]


    NY cop recovering from gunshot to head; suspect dead
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Lou Michel and Matt Gryta The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo police officer was shot and the suspect was shot dead by a second police officer late Sunday afternoon in Black Rock, Buffalo police said. Officer Joseph Acquino was shot in the ear, but was taken to Erie County Medical Center and […]


    NY cop’s ear shot off during traffic stop; suspect dead
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Lou Michel and Matt Gryta The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo police officer was shot and the suspect was shot dead by a second police officer late Sunday afternoon in Black Rock, Buffalo police said. Officer Joseph Acquino was shot in the ear, but was taken to Erie County Medical Center and […]


    NY cop’s ear nearly shot off; suspect dead
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Lou Michel and Matt Gryta The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo police officer was shot and the suspect was shot dead by a second police officer late Sunday afternoon in Black Rock, Buffalo police said. Officer Joseph Acquino was shot in the ear, but was taken to Erie County Medical Center and […]


    Tenn. deputy dies in single-vehicle crash
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    By James Bennett The Daily Herald COLUMBIA, Tenn. — Maury County Sheriff’s Deputy Jimmy Tennyson died Saturday after a single-car accident Friday morning outside Columbia. He was 64. Tennyson was a veteran deputy who ran for sheriff in 2014, losing by 416 votes in a five-candidate race to Sheriff Bucky Rowland. He was hired when […]


    Documented Gang Member Charged In Shooting of Two Chicago Cops
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 08:25 by Officer.com

    An 18-year-old was charged in connection with the shooting of two Chicago police officers last week in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. […]


    Dashcam Video Tells Story of Deadly Police Shooting
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    “I’ve got a domestic war going on with my husband and son,” a woman told a 911 operator before the father was shot by police in Peachtree City. […]


    Girl Caught Stealing Gets Help From Police
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 08:12 by Officer.com

    Officer Milton, with the Atlanta Police Department, didn’t want any recognition after he helped the family of a 12-year-old girl. […]


    Parolee Dies After Jumping From Patrol Car
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    The parolee who died after jumping out of a moving Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department patrol car was identified Saturday by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 29-year-old Ryan Ellis. […]


    Federal Judge OKs Seattle Body Camera Plan
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 07:22 by Officer.com

    The federal judge overseeing Seattle police reforms has approved the Police Department’s long-awaited body-camera proposal, resolving an issue that had put the plan on hold. […]


    Colo. Officer Accused of Reenacting Car Search
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 07:09 by Officer.com

    A felony drug and weapon possession case was dismissed in court last week after it was discovered that an officer reportedly reenacted body camera footage of a search of the defendant’s car after the initial search had already been conducted. […]


    Kansas Ups Penalties for Crimes Against Police
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 07:01 by Officer.com

    Kansas will soon have tougher penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers, under legislation signed into law on Friday by Gov. Sam Brownback. […]


    Teen Pointing BB Gun at Police Fatally Shot
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    A 15-year-old boy pulled what looked like a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at an officer and was fatally shot after ignoring commands to drop the weapon. […]


    Texas Governor Signs ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 06:37 by Officer.com

    Gov. Greg Abbott signed a sweeping ban on “sanctuary cities” into law on Sunday, giving police officers new authority to question a detained person’s immigration status and blocking local entities from prohibiting questions from officers. […]


    Gang Members Thought Officers Were Rivals
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 06:24 by Officer.com

    Members of a Hispanic street gang pointed to two of their own in last week’s shooting of two plainclothes Chicago police officers, information that led to the arrest of one man involved in the attack and the identification of a second suspect. […]


    Buffalo Police Officer Shot; Suspect Killed
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Acquino was shot and the suspect was shot dead by a second police officer late Sunday afternoon in Black Rock. […]


    Buffalo Police Officer Shot; Suspect Killed
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Acquino was shot and the suspect was shot dead by a second police officer late Sunday afternoon in Black Rock. […]


    Texas governor signs ban on so-called ‘sanctuary cities’
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul J. Weber Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Texas pushed to the forefront of national debate over immigration Sunday night when Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called “sanctuary cities” ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don’t cooperate […]


    Chicago gang helped investigators in officers’ shooting
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say two plainclothes officers shot last week were mistaken for rival street-gang members and that other gang members cooperated with police when that became clear. Chicago Police Commander Brendan Deenihan spoke to reporters Sunday about the South Side shooting. Deenihan said several La Raza gang members helped identify a […]


    Chicago gang members thought officers were rivals
    Posted May 8th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago police say two plainclothes officers shot last week were mistaken for rival street-gang members and that other gang members cooperated with police when that became clear. Chicago Police Commander Brendan Deenihan spoke to reporters Sunday about the South Side shooting. Deenihan said several La Raza gang members helped identify a […]


    New sheriff in town? Shaq plans to run in 2020
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 13:06 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Mcgough The Sacramento Bee ATLANTA — Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has hardly been idle since his playing career ended in 2011. Since then, the 7-foot-1, 15-time All-Star has been an active investor and is currently an analyst… […]


    Pa. school considers body cameras for officers
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. — A suburban Pittsburgh school district is considering requiring school resource officers and security guards to wear body cameras while inside schools. Officials at the Woodland Hills School District sad it still needs to secure funding and get input from the municipal police departments that contract officers to work in […]


    Expanded DNA testing leads to charges in 1990s NY slayings
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By Frank Eltman and Tom Hays Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — As lab technicians analyzed a DNA sample from a New York man following a small-time criminal conviction, they discovered the sort of tantalizing clue officials hoped for when New York became the first state to begin collecting DNA from every person convicted of any […]


    Calif. police fatally shoot teen after he pointed BB gun at officer
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 12:58 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Police shot and killed a 15-year-old student Saturday after he pointed a BB gun at them in a high school parking lot, authorities said. The Torrey Pines High School student called 911 shortly before 3:30 a.m. to ask officers to check on the welfare of an unarmed boy in front […]


    Suspect charged in shooting that wounded 2 Chicago officers
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHICAGO — An 18-year-old has been charged for his alleged role in a shooting that wounded two plainclothes Chicago police officers as they sat inside an unmarked vehicle. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday night that Angel Gomez faces two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm. He said […]


    University of Texas stabbings put campus carry law to test
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 12:31 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — It was the nightmare scenario that had been at the heart of the debate over Texas’ new law allowing concealed handguns on college campuses: a knife-wielding attacker stabbing and slashing his way through a crowd of panicked students. But no gun-toting student or professor pulled a pistol […]


    Officer Who Fatally Shot Teen Turns Self In
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 08:48 by Officer.com

    Roy Oliver, the fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards as he was driving away from a party, was arrested on a murder charge Friday night. […]


    Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Wreck
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 08:40 by Officer.com

    Maury County Sheriff’s Deputy Jimmy Tennyson died Saturday morning from injuries sustained in an on-duty crash Friday. […]


    Massachusetts Police Officer Shot in the Head
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 08:35 by Officer.com

    Braintree Police Officer Donald Delaney was shot in the head Friday night while he and three other officers tried to serve Tizaya Jordan Robinson with a restraining order at a Motel 6. […]


    The Police Officer Poker Face
    Posted May 7th, 2017 @ 05:54 by Officer.com

    It takes some planning and forethought to keep our advantage on the street. Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve learned across the span of my career and some interesting “poker” tricks that can help as well. […]


    Police officer free on bond in Dallas teen’s death
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 12:15 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer and Will Weissert Associated Press DALLAS — A white Texas police officer who fired into a car of teenagers leaving an unruly party, killing a black 15-year-old passenger, faces a murder charge, authorities say. Roy Oliver turned himself in Friday night, just hours after the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant […]


    Deputies stop apparent suicide attempt on Facebook Live
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 12:09 by PoliceOne

    By Laura Corley The Macon Telegraph BIBB COUNTY, Ga. — Bibb County sheriff’s deputies stopped a Macon teen’s apparent suicide attempt that was broadcast on Facebook Live on Tuesday night. The haunting scene unfolded on digital screens… […]


    Kan. enhances penalties for crimes against police officers
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signed laws Friday increasing the penalties for attacking a law enforcement officer and requiring some police interrogations to be recorded. Lawmakers in the House and Senate worked this week to pass the tougher penalties bill so that Brownback could sign it Friday in honor of Kansas […]


    Mass. officer shot in face; suspect found dead after standoff
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 11:43 by PoliceOne

    By Jordan Graham Boston Herald BRAINTREE, Mass. — The veteran Braintree police officer who was shot last night, identified this morning as 36-year-old Donald Delaney, will undergo surgery later today to attempt to remove a bullet in his head, aut… […]


    Grisly mystery: Shoe with human foot inside found on dock
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — After a shoe with a human foot inside turned up on a dock in Charleston, South Carolina, investigators are trying to figure out whose it was and how it got there. A police report says a woman told Charleston City Marina employees on Monday that the shoe had been sitting […]


    Ga. colleges now must implement concealed handgun law
    Posted May 6th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kathleen Foody Associated Press ATLANTA — Georgia’s public university presidents and police chiefs were strongly opposed to letting people carry concealed handguns on college campuses. Now that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the campus-carry law, it falls on them to figure out how to implement it before the next school year begins. Deal’s strenuous […]


    Police Product Test: TacShield Tactical Gun Belt 1.75″
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 19:00 by POLICE Magazine

    I’ve been wearing this belt daily for about a month now and it hasn’t lost a bit of stiffness; great if you want a rock solid gun platform. […]


    Texas officer faces murder charge in teen’s death
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 18:54 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer and Will Weissert Associated Press DALLAS — A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office issued the warrant for former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver […]


    Police Product Test: First Tactical Ascend Messenger Bag
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 18:16 by POLICE Magazine

    I prefer carrying a satchel or briefcase myself, but until First Tactical’s Ascend Messenger Bag there had never been one that could carry all of my “stuff.” […]


    Give Postal Police a Fighting Chance
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 18:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Postal Police Officers are sworn officers with statutory arrest authority and tactical training, and they qualify with their government-issued firearms. […]


    A Healthy Fear of Lightning
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    I was on duty when a monsoon hit, killing the power grid and filling the arroyos with flash floods. It was to be a night of adventures and scares […]


    Why LEOs need a living will
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:23 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 CommunityBy PoliceOne Staff Even for first responders, who see illness, injuries, and death on a regular basis, contemplating a living will is uncomfortable. But considering how confusing and controversial providing end-of-life care can get,… […]


    FL Deputy Fired for Waving Weapons and Quoting “Training Day”
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Lake County, FL, deputy sheriff has been fired for playfully waving his firearm and Taser while quoting lines from Denzel Washington’s character in “Training Day,” an action movie about a corrupt cop, the Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. […]


    Aldermen Pushing for More Chicago Police to Have Rifles
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The shooting of two plainclothes officers with a high-powered rifle this week was a chilling reminder of something Chicago police have long said: They are outgunned by the city’s gangs. […]


    Georgia Officers Prevent Girl from Committing Suicide Live on Facebook
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    On Tuesday, police in Bibb County, Georgia, were able to stop another suicide from unfolding publicly on the Internet. […]


    Tulsa Police Union Files Ethics Complaint Against DA Over Charges Against Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The Tulsa police union lodged an ethics complaint Wednesday against District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, alleging he “unfairly” charged Officer Betty Shelby without probable cause because he “rushed” to a decision before all evidence had been submitted to his office. […]


    Body Camera Plan Approved for Seattle Police
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The federal judge overseeing Seattle police reforms has approved the Police Department’s long-awaited body-camera proposal, resolving an issue that had put the plan on hold. […]


    Rickroll prank backfires on cops: Amazon Alexa won’t stop playing song
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 16:09 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NISSWA, Minn. — A prank backfired on some night shift officers who attempted to rickroll their sergeant. Nisswa police wrote on Facebook that officers decided to make Sgt. Rothwell’s brand new Amazon Alexa play Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” on repeat. According to KARE 11, the officers eventually grew tired […]


    FBI Study Find Officers Scared, Less Proactive
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 15:37 by Officer.com

    The report, titled “Assailant Study — Mindsets and Behaviors” found that law enforcement officers around the country are “de-policing” due to the growing anti-police sentiment. […]


    Leaked FBI Report Shows Anti-Police Politics Spur Some Attacks on Officers
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 15:28 by POLICE Magazine

    An internal FBI investigation into the spike of attacks on law enforcement has determined that revenge, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the media’s reporting on officer-involved shootings, and criticism from politicians, motivates a significant number of assaults on officers, including fatal attacks. […]


    Good Guy with Gun Kills Suspected Active Shooter in TX Sports Bar
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 15:28 by POLICE Magazine

    In addition to the gun used to kill Perez, police say Jones had another semiautomatic pistol and two knives on him. The serial number on the second gun had been scratched off, and Jones did not have a gun license, police said. […]


    Video: Ohio Campus Officers Could Get New Student-Designed Uniforms That are Less Tactical
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 15:28 by POLICE Magazine

    UC design student Christine Hoy, 22, told Cincinnati.com that past police uniform trends in the United States had a bulky, military look, which the students want to change. “A tactical look isn’t ideal,” she said. “It makes them seem like they aren’t part of the community and don’t represent the community.” […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: How can cops combat the rise of crime broadcast on social media?
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 14:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie&lt;!–cke_bookmark_395S–&gt;&lt;!–cke_bookmark_395E–&gt;&amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_413S–&amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_413E–&amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_392S–&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_392E–&amp;amp;amp;gt; Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In April 2017, a man named Steve Stevens murdered an elderly man out for a walk. Stevens then posted a video of his crime on Facebook, where the footage remained visible for hours. This is not the first […]


    Wounded Dallas paramedic awake, talking
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — A paramedic who was shot by gunman is awake and alert. MyFoxZone.com reported that Dallas Fire-Rescue posted a tweet Wednesday, saying that William An was taking with family, friends and colleagues. An, a 10-year Dallas Fire-Rescue veteran, was in critical but stable condition. He was shot in his arm and […]


    Why the FTO is one of the most important police employees
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeA reasonable argument can be made that the quality of a police department is directly correlated to the quality of its FTO program. Being a Field Training Officer — teaching young officers the right w… […]


    Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeAssociated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Police say a customer at a North Texas sports bar fatally shot a man who had just killed the restaurant’s manager to “prevent further loss of life.” Officials say 48-year-old James Jones walked into Zona Caliente sports bar in Arlington on Wednesday evening and […]


    Concealed carrier kills active shooter at sports bar
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeAssociated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Police say a customer at a North Texas sports bar fatally shot a man who had just killed the restaurant’s manager to “prevent further loss of life.” Officials say 48-year-old James Jones walked into Zona Caliente sports bar in Arlington on Wednesday evening and […]


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    Texas stabbing suspect told police he didn’t remember attack
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeAssociated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas student accused of stabbing four students, one fatally, told police he didn’t remember attacking anyone, according to an arrest affidavit. Kendrex J. White, who authorities have said suffered from mental health troubles, was charged with murder in Monday’s campus attack. […]


    Reality TV star could help pick next Honolulu police chief
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Associated Press HONOLULU — The wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman should have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department, the police commission’s chairman said. Beth Chapman’s background in the bail bonds business will be beneficial, Chairman Max Sword […]


    Officer accused of reenacting car search for body camera
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    Author: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor at LargeBy Ryan Severance The Pueblo Chieftain PUEBLO, Colo. — A felony drug and weapon possession case was dismissed in court last week at the request of the 10th Judicial District Attorney’s Office af… […]


    Cybersecurity crime prevention can rise above ‘victim shaming’
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    By Andrea Fox Editor in Chief of EfficentGov BOSTON — At the recent SOURCE Boston conference, a ransomware panel composed of those that work to understand, prevent or recover from this growing cybersecurity crime discussed how communication break… […]


    Police chief’s patrol, personal vehicle vandalized
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff AMERY, Wis. — Authorities are looking for the suspects who vandalized a local police chief’s personal vehicle and patrol car. Police Chief Tom Marson discovered his new unmarked patrol truck and his personal car covered in paint and scratched extensively Sunday, The Amery Free Press reported. Assistant Chief Joe Vierkandt said the […]


    DOJ investigates Uber over tech used to evade authorities
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 12:35 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SAN FRANCISCO — The Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into technology Uber used to allegedly evade authorities. According to Reuters, the software, named “Greyball,” was used in areas where Uber was not approved. The technology tagged some users and provided them with a different version of the app that […]


    Police union files ethics complaint in fatal Tulsa OIS
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 10:57 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa’s police union has filed an ethics complaint against the district attorney, saying he unfairly brought charges against an officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. Officer Betty Shelby has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 death of Terence Crutcher. The union contended in its […]


    Pulse Nightclub First Responders Recognized at Ceremony
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 10:29 by Officer.com

    Orlando and the people who live there will never forget the tragedy of Pulse, nor will they forget the actions of first responders. […]


    Connecticut Police Officer Helps Teen Land a Date to Prom
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    A teen got the help of a local police officer to ask his girlfriend to prom. His sign read, “He will put me under arrest unless you say yes! Prom?” […]


    Hero Cop Hugs Boy With Autism Who He Saved After Falling Into Pond
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 10:02 by Officer.com

    The police officer who saved a boy with autism after the child fell into a pond over the weekend has reunited with him, and is sharing the story of the heroic act. […]


    Man convicted in plot to murder LAPD detective granted parole
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    By James Queally and Matt Hamilton Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A man convicted in the 1985 plot to kill a Los Angeles police detective will be released on parole within the week, over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and city police leaders… […]


    Calif. police fatally shoot armed man after double slaying
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Gomez and Eric Kurhi The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A mentally ill young man, apparently bent on revenge after a failed romance, gunned down his ex-girlfriend’s parents in their Willow Glen home and held their 13-year-old son hostage, police said Thursday, in a rare double killing that unsettled residents. The boy’s […]


    Deputy Recovering After Chopper Crash
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 09:31 by Officer.com

    Marion County Sheriff’s Sgt. John Rawls was assisting another agency battle a wildfire close by when his helicopter crashed into Bay Lake Tuesday. […]


    Fan Grazed by Stray Bullet at Baseball Game
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    A woman was grazed in the arm by a stray bullet during Tuesday night’s Cardinals game inside Busch Stadium. […]


    Police Kill Gunman After Double Slaying
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 07:53 by Officer.com

    A mentally ill young man, apparently bent on revenge after a failed romance, gunned down his ex-girlfriend’s parents in their Willow Glen home and held their 13-year-old son hostage. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Fired for Waving Weapons, Quoting the Movie ‘Training Day’
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 07:26 by Officer.com

    Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Zipes has been fired for playfully waving his firearm and taser while quoting lines from Denzel Washington in the movie “Training Day.” […]


    Good Samaritan Stops Gunman at Texas Bar
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com

    A concealed carry holder is being heralded as a hero by Arlington police for preventing mass murder by killing an “incoherent” gunman at a sports bar Wednesday evening. […]


    Equipment Review: Danner Mountain 600 Boots
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    Throughout my military and law enforcement career, I’ve always been able to suffer some pretty challenging conditions, as long as I didn’t have wet feet. When using LPCs (Leather Personnel Carriers), wet feet can be debilitating. […]


    S.D. Deputy Recovering Following Shooting
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 06:59 by Officer.com

    McCook County Sheriff’s Deputy Dylan Hillestad was shot in the arm following a pursuit Wednesday morning. […]


    Officer Who Faked Death Arrested at Airport
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    The Austin police officer believed to have faked his death and fled to Mexico was arrested Monday at DFW International Airport. […]


    Officer Who Faked Death Arrested at Airport
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    The Austin police officer believed to have faked his death and fled to Mexico was arrested Monday at DFW International Airport. […]


    Cop-Killer’s Death Sentence Reduced to Life
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 06:44 by Officer.com
    Man Convicted in Plot to Murder Los Angeles Police Detective Granted Parole
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 06:33 by Officer.com

    Voltaire Williams, who was convicted in the 1985 plot to kill LAPD Detective Thomas C. Williams, will be released on parole within the week. […]


    Chicago shooting prompts push to better arm police officers
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — The shooting of two plainclothes officers with a high-powered rifle this week was a chilling reminder of something Chicago police have long said: They are outgunned by the city’s gangs. Now, four aldermen who are all former Chicago police officers are pushing to get as many […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Remembering the fallen
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Officer Shawn Provot of the Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Department sent PoliceOne a photo of Officer Craig Birkholz’s parents laying flowers at the Fond du Lac Police Memorial stone in honor of their son. Brikholz was killed during a shootout in 2011. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you […]


    Pulse law enforcement, first responders honored at ceremony
    Posted May 5th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy David Harris Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — It was a normal night, with people having fun until last call. “At 2:02 a.m., everything changed,” Orlando Police Master Sgt. Leith Harrell said. More than 300 … […]


    Man Convicted in Plot to Murder LAPD Detective Granted Parole
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 20:36 by POLICE Magazine

    A man convicted in the 1985 plot to kill a Los Angeles police detective will be released on parole within the week, over the objections of city police leaders. […]


    The dark side of May 4: Storm trooper causes school evacuation, police response
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ASHWAUBENON, Wis. — A student dressed as a storm trooper for “Star Wars Day” prompted the evacuation of a Wisconsin high school when a frightened parent saw the costumed figure entering the facility and called 911. Police in Ashwaubenon near Green Bay say the parent saw the student going through a back door […]


    CA SWAT Deputy Accidentally Shot in Training
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    A San Bernardino County (CA) Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after he accidentally shot himself during a weekly SWAT training exercise in Devore. […]


    Video: Investigation Shows Officers Not Serenaded with “F___ the Police” by Staff at NC Restaurant
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The Raleigh Police Department said Wednesday that no employees sang “F the Police” following allegations that officers were disrespected while eating at a Raleigh restaurant last week. […]


    Five-Day Manhunt Ends with Capture of Escaped Delaware Inmate by Maryland Officers
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    An escaped inmate convicted of the attempted murder of a Delaware police officer was captured on Wednesday, ending a five-day manhunt that involved the U.S. Marshals Service and at least six other law enforcement teams, police said. […]


    TX Officer Who Faked His Own Death Arrested in Dallas
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    An Austin police officer who was believed to have staged his own suicide and fled to the interior of Mexico has been arrested in Dallas. […]


    Former Missouri Police Officer With PTSD Loses Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:26 by Officer.com

    A St. Louis County jury on Wednesday found in favor of the city of Florissant and against former police officer Kirk Lawless, who sued the city for discrimination after he lost his job following a diagnosis of PTSD. […]


    Pulse Law Enforcement Honored at Ceremony
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 17:03 by Officer.com

    More than 300 law enforcement personnel and first responders who responded to the Pulse nightclub shooting and its aftermath were honored at Orlando police headquarters on Thursday. […]


    Louisiana Attorney General Orders Investigation of Alton Sterling Shooting
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 16:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Louisiana’s attorney general said Wednesday the state will launch its own investigation into the shooting death of Alton Sterling by Baton Rouge Police last year. […]


    Video: Atlanta Officer Helps Girl Caught Shoplifting Shoes for Sister
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 16:45 by POLICE Magazine

    The girl, who has four siblings, wanted to do something nice for five-year-old sister who could not afford a pair of shoes. In desperation, she tried to steal a $2 pair from a Family Dollar. […]


    NYC drug dealers are posing as Uber drivers to blend in
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 16:19 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK CITY — The DEA arrested six people accused of delivering heroin and cocaine while disguising themselves as Uber drivers. Police seized a kilo of cocaine, five cars, and over $22,000 this week in the Operation “Uber Connect” bust, Fox 5 reported. The suspects apparently made runs to over 100 customers […]


    Photo: Pigeon’s nest of needles a chilling portrait of Vancouver’s opioid crisis
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 16:10 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff VANCOUVER — A photo shared by the Vancouver Police Department is a chilling reminder of the severity of the opioid crisis plaguing many North American cities. According to Q13 Fox, the PD’s homeless outreach coordinator s… […]


    This cop killed an intruder. It ended his career. Now he’s fighting back.
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 16:02 by PoliceOne

    By Joel Currier St. Louis Post-Dispatch FLORISSANT, Mo. — It was nearly eight years ago, but Kirk Lawless, a former Florissant police officer, says he can still taste the smoke from his gun and smell the blood of the man he killed. “I can&r… […]


    Wounded Chicago Officers Were Hit with Rifle Fire in Area Where Gangs are Known to Use Long Guns
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 15:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators have seized a rifle believed to have been used in the attack, along with a handgun. They also arrested three people and were searching for others, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. […]


    Escaped inmate who shot at cop’s house found after 6-day search
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 15:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press JESSUP, Md. — Authorities say a prisoner who escaped from a Maryland psychiatric hospital was found hiding in a drainage pipe a half-mile away after a six-day search. Howard County Police Chief Gary Gardner said at a news conference Thursday that officers using night-vision equipment found 28-year-old David Watson on Wednesday night after […]


    7 bounty hunters shot at wrong car, charged with murder
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    By Sheila Burke Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Seven bounty hunters who descended on the wrong car outside a Wal-Mart have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the killing of an unarmed man and the wounding of another, Tennessee police announced Wednesday. The charges come after a chaotic scene in Clarksville on April 23, […]


    2 Chicago cops shot with rifle in area where gangs increasingly use high-powered guns
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 13:44 by PoliceOne

    By Jeremy Gorner, Peter Nickeas and Liam Ford Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Two plainclothes officers wounded in the Back of the Yards neighborhood were shot with a high-powered rifle in an area where street gangs have been increasingly using military-style weapons, Chicago police said Wednesday. Investigators have seized a rifle believed to have been used […]


    Sheriff who offered up inmates to build Trump’s wall is sued
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — A civil rights group has sued a Massachusetts sheriff who joined a federal immigration enforcement program and offered to send inmates to help build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice sued Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson on Thursday to […]


    What to know as Texas nears passing ‘sanctuary city’ law
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By Paul J. Weber Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — What to know about a Texas bill targeting so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ that is heading to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who has pledged to sign the measure that immigrant-rights activists say will lead to profiling and discrimination. COMPARISONS TO ARIZONA’S LAW Opponents blast the […]


    Facebook ramps up its response to violent videos
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By Barbara Ortutay Associated Press NEW YORK — Facebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material — including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech and extremist propaganda — off of its site. On Wednesday, the world’s biggest social network said it plans to hire 3,000 more people […]


    Texas officer who allegedly tried faking own death arrested
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 12:35 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DALLAS — Investigators say an Austin police officer who allegedly tried to fake his own death and flee to Mexico has been arrested at a Texas airport. Officer Coleman Martin was arrested Wednesday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Austin police Chief Brian Manley said in a statement that Martin arrived from Colombia. Police […]


    Escaped Maryland Inmate Taken Into Custody
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 11:12 by Officer.com

    Escaped prisoner David M. Watson II was found late Wednesday night not far from the Jessup hospital parking lot where he shed handcuffs, leg shackles and a waist chain on Friday. […]


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    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 10:03 by Officer.com

    What communications products will end users need next? […]


    Chicago Police Officers Say They are Outgunned
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 07:41 by Officer.com

    Two plainclothes officers wounded in the Back of the Yards neighborhood were shot with a high-powered rifle in an area where street gangs have been increasingly using military-style weapons. […]


    Good Samaritan Helps Deputy in Dangerous Encounter
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    A man was arrested in Pasco County after backing into a police car, charging at an officer and running around in only boxer shorts. […]


    Border Patrol Using Unique Recruitment Strategy
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 07:33 by Officer.com

    Customs and Border Protection has been showing up at bull-riding competitions, Big 10 and Big 12 sports tournaments, job fairs and country music fests. […]


    Baltimore Police Mine Data to Fight Violence
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:58 by Officer.com

    Comstat is where police use hard data and predictive modeling to shape deployments and make tactical decisions. […]


    Suspect Killed After Shooting at Georgia Cop
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:49 by Officer.com

    A man was shot and killed by an officer Wednesday afternoon after Peachtree City police responded to a domestic-dispute call at a home. […]


    Video Shows Officer Rescue Boy From Pond
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:37 by Officer.com

    The quick action of Topeka Police Officer Aaron Bulmer may have saved a 4-year-old Topeka boy with autism from drowning after the child fell into a pond. […]


    Workers Didn’t Sing ‘F— the Police’ to Officers
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:21 by Officer.com

    Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown said two officers saw one Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n Bar-B-Q employee make eye contact with them and mouth the words “F— the Police.’ […]


    Two People Dead in Texas College Shooting
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:06 by Officer.com

    Two people were found dead Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide about an hour after a shooting was reported at North Lake College in Irving. […]


    Two People Dead in Texas College Shooting
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 06:06 by Officer.com

    Two people were found dead Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide about an hour after a shooting was reported at North Lake College in Irving. […]


    Chicago Cops Shot With High-Powered Rifle
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 05:54 by Officer.com

    Two plainclothes officers wounded in the Back of the Yards neighborhood were shot with a high-powered rifle in an area where street gangs have been increasingly using military-style weapons. […]


    Man Who Shot Deputy Taken Into Custody
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 05:42 by Officer.com
    LAPD Changes Aim to Build Public Trust
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 05:31 by Officer.com

    The Los Angeles Police Commission has adopted a wide-ranging set of changes that called on the department to deepen procedural justice practices. […]


    Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Justin Fenton The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics. A task force of five detectives will operate out of the […]


    At country fest and rodeo, border agency seeks more agents
    Posted May 4th, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Astrid Galvan Associated Press FLORENCE, Ariz. — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires. This was no average job fair. This was Country Thunder, one of the nation’s […]


    Baltimore Homicide Detectives to Begin Investigating Drug Overdoses
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 19:22 by POLICE Magazine

    For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics. […]


    Video: KS Officer Saves Autistic Boy from Drowning
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 18:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A Kansas officer was in the right place at the right time to save a 4-year-old boy with autism from drowning in a pond. […]


    SceneDoc Closes Investment Round to Support Company’s Growth
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 18:16 by POLICE Magazine

    SceneDoc Inc., a global law enforcement and public safety software provider, today announced the completion of a round of financing co-led by Responder Ventures (Palm Beach, FL), Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (Schaumburg, Illinois) and iGan Partners (Toronto, Ontario). […]


    2 Chicago Officers Shot in ‘Targeted’ Attack; Manhunt Underway
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 17:36 by POLICE Magazine

    A manhunt is underway in Chicago after two on-duty police officers were shot and wounded by an at-large gunman who fired “indiscriminately” in what is thought to be a targeted attack. […]


    JW Fishers’ Metal Detectors Being Used Worldwide to Locate Underwater Evidence and Explosives
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Dive Team Leader Steve Sutton-Brown reports using Fishers new SAR-1 detector in a recent training exercise. “We’re regularly called on to search for evidence such as guns, knives, bullet casings, etc. We generally dive in visibility that is zero to one foot, which is one of the reasons we choose this machine. […]


    ATF’s Ballistics Van to Help Baltimore as Murder Rate Increases
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 17:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore has experienced its highest murder rate in history through the first four months of 2017—but authorities there are now receiving federal help in the form of a mobile gun-tracking van from the ATF. […]


    How to survive field training and keep your FTO happy
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 16:53 by PoliceOne

    By Officer Sam Miceli (Santa Clara PD) Congratulations, you’ve completed the police academy and field training is imminent. You’ve likely spent the last several months working seemingly endless hours, completing arduous tasks, taking countl… […]


    Washington DC Police Chief Officially Confirmed
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 16:51 by POLICE Magazine

    The D.C. Council on Tuesday confirmed Peter Newsham as police chief. He has been serving as acting chief since Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) chose him to fill in for Cathy L. Lanier, who retired in September. […]


    Chief Fires TX Officer Who Fatally Shot Teen in Car Leaving House Party
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer Tuesday who is accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old riding in a vehicle leaving a chaotic house party. […]


    Police chief: Restaurant workers didn’t sing anti-cop song
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 16:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina police chief says the workers of a restaurant accused of singing an anti-cop rap song in front of officers didn’t sing it. Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown issued a statement Wednesday saying neither the workers nor the manager at a Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q in Raleigh sang […]


    US attorney details why no charges in Alton Sterling case
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 15:20 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — An investigation into the police shooting death of a black man in Baton Rouge found that there was not enough evidence to prove that the white officers acted unreasonably and willfully, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday. The Justice Department’s decision may not be […]


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    Sperry West, long time maker of covert cameras and surveillance kits now makes power over the internet available for most of the companies IP covert cameras. […]


    MSAB Announces XAMN Spotlight 2.0
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 15:05 by Officer.com

    Global Industry Leader updates technology, allowing investigators to get answers faster, easier and with greater precision […]


    Propper Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 14:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Started in 1967 by William S. Propper, the company’s first contract was making the iconic white Dixie Cup hats for the US Navy. Over the next five decades, Propper grew to become the largest supplier of military BDUs and ACUs. […]


    South Dakota Deputy Shot Following Pursuit
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 14:32 by Officer.com

    A McCook County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the arm following a pursuit early Wednesday morning, and authorities are still seeking the suspect. […]


    Police: 2 dead in suspected murder-suicide at Texas college
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press IRVING, Texas — Two people died Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide at a Texas community college, prompting an active-shooter alert that instructed students and employees to barricade themselves into rooms. It was the second deadly attack on a Texas campus this week. Irving police spokesman James McLellan said it doesn’t appear anyone else […]


    2 dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas college
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 13:22 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 12:49 p.m. (CST): IRVING, Texas — Police say 2 people have been shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide at a suburban Dallas community college. We have what appears to be one victim deceased & the shooter has committed suicide. — Irving Police Dept. (@IrvingPD) May 3, 2017 There appears to be no continuing […]


    Detroit fire commissioner defends EMS driving cop to farther hospital
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DETROIT — Detroit’s fire commissioner is backing EMS’ decision to drive a wounded police officer to a farther hospital. Detroit News reported that the 14-year police veteran was responding to a domestic violence call when a man opened fire, striking the officer in the face. The wounded officer’s partner returned fire, killing […]


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    American Traffic Solutions Awarded Procurement Agreement with Houston-Galveston Area Council
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    American Traffic Solutions (ATS) announced it has been awarded the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s (H-GAC) co-op program HGACBuy under the Traffic Control, Enforcement and Signal Pre-emption Equipment Contract PE05-17. […]


    SceneDoc Closes Investment Round to Support Ambitious Growth
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    Butler Creek ASAP Magazine Loaders Highlight of NRA Show
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 11:02 by Officer.com

    Butler Creek, maker of smart, field-proven hunting and shooting accessories, announces the new ASAP Magazine loaders are now available. […]


    Point Blank Enterprises Acquires Gould and Goodrich
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:52 by Officer.com

    Now offers complete system of protection, apparel and duty gear […]


    HENRY REPEATING ARMS HONORS DISTINGUISHED VETERANS AT THE NRA 2017 ANNUAL MEETINGS &amp; EXHIBITS
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:49 by Officer.com

    Henry Repeating Arms presented four distinguished Veterans with American-made Henry Military Service Tribute Rifles to thank them for their service to our country. […]


    Viral photo of newborn celebrates cop dad, firefighter mom
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A police officer and firefighter’s 1-month-old baby is becoming quite popular. Huffington Post reported that Enzo Anthony Crnolic’s dad, Mirza, is a police officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and his mom, Caroline, is a firefighter for the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. Photographer Erica Posluszny captured a newborn […]


    Calif. deputy accidentally shoots self during training
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:42 by PoliceOne

    By Joseph Serna Los Angeles Times SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy was injured Tuesday morning during training at the department’s gun range, authorities said. The deputy “accidentally discharged his own firearm” and suffered a non-life-threatening wound just before 10:30 a.m. at the Frank Bland Regional Training Center, the sheriff’s department […]


    Kansas Police Officer Saves Boy With Autism
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:07 by Officer.com

    A Topeka Police Officer jumped into a pond to save a 4-year-old boy with autism. […]


    Texas cop fired after fatal shooting of teen
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer and Nomann Merchant Associated Press BALCH SPRINGS, Texas — Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving a party, and family members of the teenager said they want criminal charges filed against the officer. The Balch Springs, Texas, officer, identified […]


    ATF Debuts Mobile Gun-Tracing Lab in Baltimore
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 09:48 by Officer.com

    A new Ais making its nationwide debut in Baltimore. The vehicle was rolled out Tuesday, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives calls it a game changer in investigating gun violence. […]


    State charges still possible for officers in Alton Sterling shooting
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 09:43 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — The Justice Department’s decision not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting death of a black man may not be the final legal chapter in a case that reverberated far beyond Louisiana’s capital. The department’s decision doesn’t preclude state […]


    Stockton Police Rescue 8 Sex Trafficking Victims
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 09:40 by Officer.com

    Eight teenage girls were rescued after police busted a sex trafficking ring in San Joaquin County. […]


    3 in custody, other sought after 2 Chicago cops shot
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 09:37 by PoliceOne

    By Rosemary Regina Sobol, Tony Briscoe, Jeremy Gorner and Elvia Malagon Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Two on-duty Chicago police officers have been shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday night on the city’s South Side. It happened about 9 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue. Speaking to reporters outside Stroger […]


    Lookin’ Sharp! – The 2017 NAUMD Best Dressed in Public Safety Awards
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com
    More Details Released in Slaying of N.D. Deputy
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 08:03 by Officer.com

    Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery was fatally shot by 28-year-old Melvin Gene Delong in January. […]


    Beyond rolling stolens: 4 ways to develop investigative leads using LPR data from Vigilant Solutions
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    The following is paid content sponsored by Vigilant Solutions. By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Most people think of license plate recognition systems (LPR) primarily as tools for tracking stolen vehicles or toll-road scofflaws. But LPR data can be used t… […]


    Ex-Trooper Sues Over Career-Ending Injuries
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 07:51 by Officer.com

    Former Missouri State Trooper Jeremy M. Potocki, who was seriously hurt when his patrol car was struck by a drunken driver three years ago, is blaming the driver who struck him and two St. Louis nightclubs for ending his law enforcement career. […]


    Deputy Accidentally Shoots Self at Gun Range
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com
    Baltimore Detectives to Investigate Drug ODs
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 07:34 by Officer.com

    For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics. […]


    Dallas Officers Called Heroic for Saving Medic
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 07:12 by Officer.com

    Exposed to potential gunfire, three Dallas police officers placed Paramedic William An in a squad car and took him to the hospital while others pulled a wounded civilian to safety. […]


    Virginia Tech Attack, Part Two
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com

    This is the second in our series about the attack at Virginia Tech in 2007. Part one is linked in this article. This is a examination of the morning of the attack prior to events that transpired at Norris Hall. […]


    Texas Police Officer Fired After Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver shot his rifle into a vehicle full of teenagers Saturday night as they were driving away from a party. […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-03 06:45:42
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    The Department of Justice will not bring federal civil rights charges against two police officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old black man whose shooting by police last summer set off days of protest in Baton Rouge, La. […]


    Three People in Custody, Others Sought After Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 06:33 by Officer.com

    Chicago police were questioning three people and were searching for others after two plainclothes officers were shot and wounded Tuesday night. […]


    Mood Disorders and Increasing Your Quality of Life
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 06:28 by Officer.com

    Cops experience depression via mood disorders like anyone else, with the events you encounter during a career policing putting you at risk. Mood disorders are very treatable conditions, and you deserve to be well. […]


    Mich. PD gets its own ice cream truck
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Perry A. Farrell Detroit Free Press OAK PARK, Mich. — When it’s time to scream for ice cream in Oak Park, the police department will be around to help. The Oak Park Department of Public Safety is getting its own ice cream truck, and uniformed police will be touring local neighborhoods and handing out […]


    NYC to receive $25.7M from feds for securing Trump Tower
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Laura Figueroa Newsday NEW YORK — New York City is in line to receive the $25.7 million in federal funding it has been seeking for the cost of securing Trump Tower during the presidential transition, under a bipartisan budget deal struck by fe… […]


    Police department gets its own ice cream truck
    Posted May 3rd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Perry A. Farrell Detroit Free Press OAK PARK, Mich. — When it’s time to scream for ice cream in Oak Park, the police department will be around to help. The Oak Park Department of Public Safety is getting its own ice cream truck, and uniformed police will be touring local neighborhoods and handing out […]


    2 Chicago officers wounded during ‘encounter;’ suspects at large
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 23:05 by PoliceOne

    By Rosemary Regina Sobol and Tony Briscoe Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Two on-duty Chicago Police officers have been shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday night. It happened about 9 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Both officers were taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook […]


    FL K-9 Found Dead in Handler’s Patrol Vehicle
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 19:41 by POLICE Magazine

    The Sebastian officer found the German shepherd’s remains in the sweltering vehicle about 7:30 p.m. Friday. Sebastian Police Department’s dispatchers contacted Melbourne’s, who then called Brevard County Animal Services. Investigators are looking into reports the officer may have forgotten the dog, named Diesel, was in the vehicle during a visit to the Brevard County courthouse. […]


    Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting Will Not Face Federal Charges, Report Says
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 17:33 by POLICE Magazine

    The Justice Department has decided not to bring charges against the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, whose videotaped shooting by police in Baton Rouge last summer prompted unrest across the city, and is planning to reveal in the next 24 hours that it has closed the probe, sources tell the Washington Post. […]


    Police Attacked, Property Damaged in Portland May Day Riot
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 17:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Police were attacked, a patrol car was vandalized, business windows were shattered and bonfires were set in the streets during a May Day riot Monday in Portland, OR. […]


    Video: San Diego Police Respond to Pool Party Shooter
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 17:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Video captured by residents shows San Diego police responding swiftly and decisively to end a mass shooting at an upscale apartment complex in the city’s La Jolla neighborhood Sunday. […]


    Report: No charges for officers in Alton Sterling shooting
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 17:23 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana’s capital and beyond, The Associated Press has learned. Federal […]


    Michigan Police Get Own Ice Cream Truck
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 16:14 by Officer.com

    The Oak Park Department of Public Safety is getting its own ice cream truck, and uniformed police will be touring local neighborhoods and handing out 300 free ice cream sandwiches every week through the fall. […]


    Pennsylvania Trooper Attacked by Cuffed Man
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 16:07 by Officer.com

    A Philipsburg man faces a felony assault charge after allegedly fighting with state troopers shortly after midnight Saturday. […]


    Tenn. Officer Assaulted at Shopping Center
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 16:02 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement were investigating an assault on a police officer and the discharge of his weapon in The Crossings shopping center. […]


    Texas Deputy Hospitalized Following Wreck
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 15:57 by Officer.com

    A Harris County sheriff’s deputy was injured Monday in a crash on North Freeway. […]


    NYC to Get $25.7M for Securing Trump Tower
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 15:52 by Officer.com

    New York City is in line to receive the $25.7 million in federal funding it has been seeking for the cost of securing Trump Tower during the presidential transition, under a bipartisan budget deal struck by federal lawmakers late Sunday. […]


    Ex-S.C. Officer Pleads Guilty in Fatal Shooting
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 15:40 by Officer.com

    Former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager, accused of federal civil rights violations in the 2015 shooting death of Walter Scott, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Charleston federal courtroom. […]


    Police: Dallas officers ‘heroic’ in helping wounded paramedic
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 15:27 by PoliceOne

    By David Warren and Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — A 36-year-old man with a criminal history killed his roommate, shot his neighbor and opened fire on responding paramedics in a Dallas neighborhood during an attack that prompted police to barricade the area for hours, investigators said Tuesday. Derick Lamont Brown was acting erratically at […]


    Former cop pleads guilty in fatal SC OIS
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 15:21 by PoliceOne

    By Jeffrey Collins and Meg Kinnard Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white police officer whose killing of a black motorist running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five […]


    Corrections Officer Kills Self Outside Prison
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 14:56 by Officer.com

    A New York State corrections officer fired on her ex-boyfriend, who is also a corrections officer, before taking her own life outside a Queens prison Tuesday morning. […]


    Cleveland police union to file suit against toy gun makers
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 14:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Patrolmen’s Association is taking action against replica guns in a potential lawsuit against the manufacturers. According to News5 Cleveland, the lawsuit is seeking a redesign of the toy guns to make them look less realistic. No financial damages are being sought. “These fake weapons put the community at […]


    Wounded Detroit Police Officer Fighting for Life
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 14:24 by Officer.com

    A Detroit police officer is fighting for his life after being shot in the head Sunday night by a suspect who was killed during a gunfight with officers. […]


    Police give good Samaritan $1K to replace stolen backpack
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 13:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press EDISON, N.J. — Police in New Jersey have given $1,000 to the good Samaritan who had his backpack stolen after he leaped onto train tracks to help rescue a co-worker. The Edison police union presented 34-year-old Anil Vannavalli w… […]


    Fla. K-9 found dead in cruiser parked outside courthouse
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 13:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MELBOURNE, Fla. — Authorities are investigating the death of a police dog found dead inside a patrol car parked outside a courthouse in Florida. News outlets are reporting the German Shepherd’s body was discovered about 7:30 p.m. Friday outside the Brevard County Courthouse in Melbourne on Florida’s Atlantic coast. The patrol car belonged […]


    Wawa launches fundraiser for family of Del. trooper killed at one of its stores
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 12:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BEAR, Del. — Wawa has launched a fundraising campaign for the family of Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard. Ballard, 32, was fatally shot while approaching a suspicious vehicle Wednesday in a Wawa convenience store parking lot, the Assoc… […]


    Officer.com – Home 2017-05-02 11:55:00
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 11:55 by Officer.com

    From the creators of XRY comes the new… […]


    Gamber-Johnson Ford SUV PPV
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 11:10 by Officer.com

    Gamber-Johnson’s in vehicle mounts are designed to secure computers, radios and equipment within easy reach of the driver. […]


    Gamber-Johnson Ford Utility PI
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 11:10 by Officer.com

    Gamber-Johnson’s in vehicle mounts are designed to secure computers, radios and equipment within easy reach of the driver. […]


    Watch: 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil Live May 13
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 10:59 by Officer.com

    Join Officer.com and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund for the live stream of the 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil from Washington, D.C. on May 13. […]


    Former cop to plead guilty in fatal SC OIS
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 10:09 by PoliceOne

    By Meg Kinnard Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — A former South Carolina police officer is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed as the man ran from a 2015 traffic stop, according to a copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press. The 13-page […]


    Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 09:57 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said. There was no immediate word about a motive. Student Rachel Prichett said she was standing in […]


    Police: Suspect in Texas university stabbings had mental health trouble
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 09:57 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The man suspected of stabbing four people at the University of Texas, one fatally, suffered from mental health troubles and had been involuntarily committed for treatment in another city, authorities said Tuesday. University Police Chief David Carter said Kendrex J. White was “obviously” suffering from some kind […]


    Violence leads to arrests in US May Day marches
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    By Gillian Flaccus and Amy Taxin Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — May Day protests turned violent in the Pacific Northwest as demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, threw smoke bombs and Molotov cocktails at police while elsewhere thousands of people peacefully marched against President Donald Trump’s immigration and labor policies. From New England to the Midwest to […]


    Videos: Violence leads to arrests in US May Day marches
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 09:34 by PoliceOne

    By Gillian Flaccus and Amy Taxin Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — May Day protests turned violent in the Pacific Northwest as demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, threw smoke bombs and Molotov cocktails at police while elsewhere thousands of people peacefully marched against President Donald Trump’s immigration and labor policies. From New England to the Midwest to […]


    Questions About Gunman’s Motive in Shooting of Detroit Police Officer
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 08:16 by Officer.com

    A veteran Detroit police officer was shot in the head in a fatal gunfight with a suspect Sunday. […]


    U.S. Marshals Take Lead in Search for Violent Prisoner
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 08:07 by Officer.com

    The reward for an escaped prisoner in Maryland has increased to $10,000 as the U.S. Marshals Service takes the lead in the search, Howard County police said. […]


    Ohio Drug Task Forces on Watch for ‘Gray Death’
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 08:03 by Officer.com

    A police bulletin has been issued to drug task forces in Ohio to watch for new drug cocktail named Gray Death. […]


    Photo: Trooper Lassos llama Loose on Road
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 07:11 by Officer.com

    Trooper Matthew Kane grabbed rope from his vehicle and lassoed the llama to guide the animal to a nearby farm until its owner could be located. […]


    Motive Sought in California Mass Shooting
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 07:03 by Officer.com
    Deputy Saves Disabled Man From House Fire
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Seth Hovis was on his way to work when his supervisors say he performed above the call of duty. […]


    Chicago Nearing 200 Homicides This Year
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 06:46 by Officer.com

    The number of homicides in Chicago this year is nearing 200 after the last weekend in April recorded 23 people shot, four of them fatally. […]


    Chief: Shooting ‘Did Not Meet Our Core Values’
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber admitted Monday that a car full of teens was driving away from police when an officer armed with a rifle fatally shot a 15-year-old boy in the head. […]


    1 Dead, 3 Hurt in University of Texas Stabbing
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 06:04 by Officer.com
    Suspect Found Dead After Shooting Firefighter
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 05:54 by Officer.com

    A standoff with a gunman who shot a neighbor and critically wounded a Dallas firefighter-paramedic who came to his rescue ended Monday afternoon when a police robot entered an Old East Dallas home to find the shooter and a second victim dead. […]


    Young LAPD cops work shaped by Rodney King riots
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    By Richard Winton and Cindy Chang Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Officer Nancy Rodriguez is far too young to have been on duty during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Her most vivid memory of that time is of a pink party dress. She was 4 years old. S… […]


    No action taken on bill allowing Conn. police to weaponize drones
    Posted May 2nd, 2017 @ 05:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — A bill that would make Connecticut the first state in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons has stalled. The Hartford Courant reports the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee held the measure on Monday, which is a parliamentary move that could hurt the bill’s chances. It […]


    Video: 53-Year-Old Rookie Joins Houston PD
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 20:44 by POLICE Magazine

    At 53 years young, Officer Wendy Caldwell recently made history at the Houston Police Department. She’s the oldest cadet to ever graduate from the department’s police academy. […]


    Missing Officer Faked His Own Death and Fled to Mexico, Austin PD Says
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 20:39 by POLICE Magazine

    The Austin, TX, police officer reported missing on Wednesday is thought to be alive in Mexico and is facing criminal charges, the Austin Police Department confirmed Friday night. […]


    Officer Safety on the Road
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 19:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Wear your body armor. Don’t drive at speeds beyond your capabilities. And use your seat belt. […]


    Financial fitness for law enforcement officers
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 19:31 by PoliceOne

    By Matthew Loux, Faculty Member, Criminal Justice at American Military University The financial health of law enforcement officers is extremely important to help reduce stress, alleviate ethical issues, maintain security clearances, and stop living pay… […]


    Video: French Police Officers Injured in May Day Workers’ March in Paris
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 19:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Six riot police officers have been injured, two “very seriously,” in clashes between masked protesters on the fringes of May Day marches in Paris, France, to celebrate workers’ rights. […]


    Iowa inmate captured after killing deputy during escape
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 19:00 by PoliceOne

    By Josh Funk Associated Press COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — An inmate shot two sheriff’s deputies, killing one of them, and escaped from an Iowa jail on Monday before he was recaptured a short time later following a high-speed chase across the state border in Nebraska. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker said Wesley Williams Correa-Carmenaty, 23, […]


    US Marshals Take Lead In Search For Escaped Prisoner, Reward Increased
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 18:36 by POLICE Magazine

    The U.S. Marshal Service has taken over the search and doubled the reward for a maximum-security inmate who has eluded police for a fourth day after he escaped from the parking lot of a state mental hospital in Jessup Friday. […]


    Border Patrol discovers 67 pounds of weed inside coffin
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 18:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WILCOX, Ariz. — Border Patrol agents discovered something unexpected inside a coffin during a traffic stop. According to Willcox Range News, agents working an immigration checkpoint became suspicious of a white hearse and cond… […]


    Utah Officer Injured in Cruiser Rollover During Pursuit
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 18:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A Bluffdale, UT, police officer was injured after he joined a pursuit and his car crashed, ending up on its roof at the 106th south exit of I-15. […]


    Deputy Fatally Shot During Jail Escape ID’d
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 17:54 by Officer.com

    Pottawattamie County Deputy Mark Burbridge was killed by an inmate who escaped the jail Monday. […]


    Dallas EMT Shot at Call, Manhunt Under Way for Suspect
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A Dallas Fire & Rescue EMT and an unidentified civilian were wounded in a shooting in east Dallas, Monday morning. […]


    Dallas EMT Shot at Call, Suspect Found Dead
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A Dallas Fire & Rescue EMT and an unidentified civilian were wounded in a shooting in east Dallas, Monday morning. […]


    2 Iowa Deputies Shot, 1 Killed in Jail Escape
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A Pottawattamie County, IA, sheriff’s deputy has died of his injuries after he and another deputy were shot at the jail Monday morning by an escaping inmate. […]


    Texas teen fatally shot when officer fires into car
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALCH SPRINGS, Texas — A 15-year-old boy has died after a Dallas-area police officer fired into a car that authorities say was being driven in an “aggressive manner.” Balch Springs police Chief Jonathan Haber said at a news conference Sunday that officers heard gunshots after responding to a call of drunken teenagers in […]


    Wounded Detroit Officer’s Condition Worsens
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:01 by Officer.com

    A veteran Detroit police officer’s condition has “deteriorated somewhat” after he was shot in the head in a fatal gunfight with a suspect Sunday. […]


    Police: Dallas paramedic shot, critically hurt; scene active
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:00 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — A shooting scene remains active and dangerous after a paramedic was shot and critically wounded while responding to a shooting Monday near a firefighter training facility, Dallas police said. Officers were responding around 11:30 a.m. when a Dallas Fire-Rescue EMT unit was struck in a neighborhood just east […]


    Dallas mayor: Body of suspected shooter found in home
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:00 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — A man suspected of shooting and critically injuring a paramedic who was tending to a shooting victim on Monday has been found dead in a Dallas home, authorities said. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said during a news conference that a police robot found two bodies in a home, […]


    Dallas mayor: Body of suspect in paramedic shooting found in home
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 16:00 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer Associated Press DALLAS — A man suspected of shooting and critically injuring a paramedic who was tending to a shooting victim on Monday has been found dead in a Dallas home, authorities said. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said during a news conference that a police robot found two bodies in a home, […]


    uVision 365 Forensic and Fluorescent Inspection Lamp (UV-365EH model)
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 15:35 by Officer.com
    1 dead, multiple people stabbed at Texas university; 1 suspect in custody
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 15:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff AUSTIN, Texas — Police said multiple people were stabbed at the University of Texas at Austin campus Monday afternoon. Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted that they were responding to at least three victims with potentially serio… […]


    1 dead, 3 wounded in knife attack at Texas university
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 15:24 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — An attacker with a machete-like knife fatally stabbed one person and wounded at least three others Monday on the University of Texas campus, and police had a suspect in custody, authorities said. Travis County Emergency Medical Services tweeted that one person died at the scene near a […]


    Boy Gets Surprise Police Escort Leaving Hospital After Battling Brain Tumor
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 14:43 by Officer.com

    Since 11-year-old Drake wants to be a police officer one day, the cops in his Indiana town surprised him at the hospital the day he was sent home. […]


    Boy, 6, Receives Outstanding Citizen’s Award for Turning in Missing $2,000
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 14:40 by Officer.com

    Massachusetts police awarded first-grader Jasper Dopman an Outstanding Citizen’s Award after he turned in a bank bag that belonged to a family-owned restaurant. […]


    NYPD Officers Pull Over Twin Brothers In Their Power Wheels
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 14:35 by Officer.com

    A dad hilariously recorded the moment his two sons were pulled over by NYPD officers for driving their Power Wheels Range Rover on the sidewalk. […]


    2 deputies injured in Iowa jail escape, inmate in custody
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Two sheriff’s deputies were wounded by an inmate during a Monday escape attempt at Pottawattamie County Jail. The Daily NonPareil reported that Wesley Correa-Carmenaty was on his way back to the ja… […]


    1 deputy dead, deputy, civilian wounded in Iowa jail shooting
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — A Pottawattamie County Jail deputy has died from his injuries after an inmate escaped from custody Monday morning. According to The Omaha World-Herald, Wesley Correa-Carmenaty, 24, was on his way back to… […]


    Dallas police pinned down by gunfire, firefighter shot
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — Police are “pinned by gunfire” from an active shooter who wounded a firefighter Monday. Fox 4 DFW reported that Dallas police and fire responded to a possibly suicidal man. When they arrived on the scene, they encountered a man armed with a rifle in the street who opened fire and […]


    Ariz. sex offender cuts off tracking device, escapes hospital
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PHOENIX — Police are searching for a sex offender who escaped from hospital staff during an off-site treatment activity Saturday night. Police told News12 that Randy Layton, 37, was scheduled to attend the “reintroduction… […]


    Detroit Officer Shot in Head Responding to Domestic, Condition Critical
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 11:37 by POLICE Magazine

    A Detroit Police Officer was shot in the head and critically wounded around 10:30 p.m. Sunday while responding with a partner to a domestic violence call. Both officers returned fire and the suspect was killed. […]


    Workers Sang ‘F— The Police’ as Officers Ate
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 11:22 by Officer.com
    Police: Officer Faked Death, Fled to Mexico
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 10:58 by Officer.com

    An Austin cop who told his wife he planned to kill himself actually hatched an “elaborate ruse” to fake his own death and flee to Mexico, police say. […]


    La. deputy killed in single-vehicle wreck
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OUACHITA PARISH, La. — A sheriff’s deputy died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning. According to ODMP, Deputy Justin L. Beard, 26, was responding to a burglary alarm during a severe thunderstorm when he lost control … […]


    Fallen Officers Benefit from Digital Ally Open Initiative
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 10:00 by POLICE Magazine

    The Digital Ally Open is the only PGA Web.com Tour Event dedicated to the cause of raising money for fallen first responders through their work with the Fallen Firefighters Foundation, C.O.P.S. and S.A.F.E. […]


    Virtual Reality Opens Up New Training Opportunities for Officers
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 10:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Virtual reality is gaining traction in the entertainment industry, but can the technology be used to improve officer training? Digital Immersion Reality Training – or DIRT – is proving it can with innovative programs that put officers through realistic training scenarios. Learn more about the upcoming launch of DIRT’s immersive training and how it could […]


    Detroit officer critical after shooting; suspect killed
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DETROIT— A Detroit police officer responding to a call about a domestic dispute was critically injured when the man answering the door shot him in the head. The officer and his partner fired at the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Police Chief James Craig said the officer, a […]


    Man opens fire at Calif. pool party; 1 victim, gunman dead
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 09:45 by PoliceOne

    By Gregory Bull Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A man gunned down seven people at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, killing one woman before officers shot and killed him, authorities said. Police said the suspect, Peter Selis, 49, shot four black women, two black men […]


    Police chief: Race not factor in San Diego pool party shooting
    Posted May 1st, 2017 @ 09:45 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE 2:00 p.m. (CST): SAN DIEGO — San Diego’s police chief says race was not a factor in the shooting of six black people and one Latino man at an apartment pool party, and the gunman was despondent over a recent breakup with his girlfriend. Chief Shelley Zimmerman said Monday that the shooter, 49-year-old Peter […]


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