January 18, 2018

Police News Feeds

    SC detective shot during domestic violence call dies
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 22:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press YORK, S.C. — A South Carolina sheriff says one of the four law enforcement officers shot while trying to find and arrest a domestic violence suspect has died. York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson announced on the office’s Facebook page that Detective Mike Doty died Wednesday. Authorities say York County Sgt. Buddy Brown and […]


    Video: NC Deputy Shot, Killed at Home in Domestic-related Shooting
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:44 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Sheriff James Hawkins was shot to death in what police believe was a domestic-related shooting and his wife, who is also a deputy, is part of the homicide investigation. […]


    Video: Dash Cam Video Released of Teen Shooting OH Deputy
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The dash cam video shows the driver, Jeshua Gilmore, and his girlfriend Skye Thibodeaux, 18, get out of the car. Thibodeaux runs into the cornfield. Gilmore fires four shots at Deputy Jeremy Simon, who calls for help. […]


    Video: Dash Cam Video Released of Teen Shooting OH Deputy
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The dash cam video shows the driver, Jeshua Gilmore, and his girlfriend Skye Thibodeaux, 18, get out of the car. Thibodeaux runs into the cornfield. Gilmore fires four shots at Deputy Jeremy Simon, who calls for help. […]


    Video: Dash Cam Video Released of Teen Shooting OH Deputy
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The dash cam video shows the driver, Jeshua Gilmore, and his girlfriend Skye Thibodeaux, 18, get out of the car. Thibodeaux runs into the cornfield. Gilmore fires four shots at Deputy Jeremy Simon, who calls for help. […]


    Video: Dash Cam Video Released of Teen Shooting OH Deputy
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The dash cam video shows the driver, Jeshua Gilmore, and his girlfriend Skye Thibodeaux, 18, get out of the car. Thibodeaux runs into the cornfield. Gilmore fires four shots at Deputy Jeremy Simon, who calls for help. […]


    NY police agencies get grant for video interrogation recordings
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 19:00 by PoliceOne

    WHAM-TV ALBANY, N.Y. — More than two dozen law enforcement agencies across New York will be receiving grants to update or purchase recording equipment for video interrogation systems. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that more than $650,000 in grants for the 28 local law enforcement agencies – including four in the Rochester area. Once a […]


    Luxembourg Police to Use New Tesla Model S Police Cars for Patrol
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 18:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Tesla’s all-electric Model S is becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world. In addition to the LAPD and Denver PD, the Luxembourg police also announced that they will be using the Tesla Model S and have started fitting them with police equipment. […]


    Luxembourg Police to Use New Tesla Model S Police Cars for Patrol
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 18:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Tesla’s all-electric Model S is becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world. In addition to the LAPD and Denver PD, the Luxembourg police also announced that they will be using the Tesla Model S and have started fitting them with police equipment. […]


    Luxembourg Police to Use New Tesla Model S Police Cars for Patrol
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 18:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Tesla’s all-electric Model S is becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world. In addition to the LAPD and Denver PD, the Luxembourg police also announced that they will be using the Tesla Model S and have started fitting them with police equipment. […]


    Video: Off-Duty FL Officer Shot in His Driveway
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 18:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Lt. Gary King was shot in the arm about 9:45 p.m. outside his home in Palmetto Bay, FL, after returning home from running errands. Two men stole his gun and fled. […]


    Brother of slain boy becomes Ill. officer
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 18:19 by PoliceOne

    Denise Crosby The Beacon-News, Aurora, Ill. AURORA, Ill. — Early Monday morning, the Aurora City Council chamber was filled with proud family and supportive friends as 10 young men, standing ramrod straight in their dark suits and ties, were sworn in as Aurora’s newest police officers. Cellphones clicked. Cameras rolled. Parents beamed. And only hugs […]


    Connecticut Police Officer Stops Man Armed With Hatchet
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 17:30 by Officer.com

    Bridgeport Police Sgt. Jason Amato is being lauded for stopping a possible disaster Tuesday. […]


    Police Officer – City of Dubuque
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 16:55 by Officer.com

    The Dubuque Police Department is a full service, community oriented and nationally accredited law enforcement agency. We are currently seeking high-caliber women and men to take up the challenge to protect and enhance the quality of life in our… […]


    Low-Cost Law Enforcement Training Offered in Las Vegas Next Week
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    The Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) at SHOT 2018 lets officers attend high-quality training sessions for $25. That fee allows any sworn officer in attendance at the SHOT Show (scheduled for Jan. 23–26 in Las Vegas) to take in as much LEEP training as they wish. […]


    TX Student Anarchist Group Calls for Incineration of Officers
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    The tweet – sent out by the Autonomous Student Network (ASN) at UT-Austin – states “Instead of #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay how about #LawEnforcementIncinerationDay” next to a photo of a French police officer engulfed in flames after being hit by a Molotov cocktail during last year’s May Day protests. […]


    Video: CA Deputy Returns to Duty 2 Years After Being Shot
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    “I felt each bullet except the one on my side when I fell I thought I actually got punched in the side it happened so fast,” Deputy Mirelez said. “If I lost enough blood I was going to become unconscious and most likely die and I thought to myself the best thing to do is […]


    Video: Orlando Officers Use Vehicle Lights to Boost Morale of Hospitalized Children
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    The children returned the greeting by flashing their room lights back. The officers then went in the hospital to meet the kids. […]


    Sons of Fallen WA Deputy Name Sheriff’s New K-9
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    “While the breeders originally named the dog ‘Alfa,’ today a new name was chosen for him by Deputy McCartney’s three sons who named him ‘Dan.’ With the name comes great expectations—brave, strong, hard working. We know K-9 Dan is up to the challenge and are so excited to have him join our family,” the Pierce […]


    Admitted CA Cop Killer Laughs, Says in Court He Wishes He Could Kill More
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:57 by POLICE Magazine

    “I wish I could have killed more of those motherf—ers” Bracamontes shouted in the courtroom. “I will break out soon, and I will kill more.” […]


    Mass. officer honored for going beyond call of duty
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RANDOLPH, Mass. — For one Massachusetts officer, being a cop means helping others, whether he is on or off duty. WCVB reports that Officer Kevin Gilbert recently received a commendation for being the “living embodiment of service and selflessness” by the Randolph PD. The department said Gilbert typically scours social media and […]


    Officer buys new wheelchair for homeless man
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 15:20 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI — When a homeless man couldn’t get his wheelchair to open, a Miami officer opened her own wallet to help solve his problem. WPLG reports that Officer Anna Lazcano is a member of the Miami PD’s Homeless Outreach team. The team consists of Miami officers who check on the homeless and […]


    Why police training must balance the body and the brain
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouFrancis Bacon wrote, “Ipsa scientia protestas est,” which translates to “Knowledge itself is power.” He clearly never tried to get a resistive suspect into handcuffs. The power needed to win a street confro… […]


    VALOR Sponsors Officer Safety Class at the 2018 SHOT Show
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:54 by POLICE Magazine

    “Dynamics of Officer/Citizen Encounters” will cover how officers can effectively engage citizens in a professional manner without compromising their own safety. […]


    Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday. Attorney Nicholas Crosby did not identify new evidence or suspects but […]


    University police chief combats sexual assaults with apps, relationships
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    By George Morris The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. BATON ROUGE, La. — You can’t open the newspaper or flip on the TV without hearing about another A-lister brought down by charges of sexual assault or harassment. But Joycelyn Johnson has been combating sexual assault since long before it became a hot-button issue. It started when […]


    Sons of slain Wash. deputy name new K-9 officer after father
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By Craig Sailor The News Tribune PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Among the many tributes paid to fallen Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney this week one has a wagging tail and a fondness for dog biscuits. A new K9 deputy arrived from Pennsylvania Tuesday. He will go by the name of Deputy Dan. The name, […]


    National Law Enforcement Museum collection features Al Capone’s bullet-resistant vest
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    January marks the birth and death of one of America’s most notorious gangsters. Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899, and became a central focus of federal law enforcement during Prohibition. Two federal agencies began working to bring Capone t… […]


    Al Capone’s bullet-resistant vest featured in LEO museum
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouJanuary marks the birth and death of one of America’s most notorious gangsters. Al Capone was born on January 17, 1899, and became a central focus of federal law enforcement during Prohibition. Two federal agencies began wor… […]


    Disaster mental health: Meeting the unique needs of first responders
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 12:53 by PoliceOne

    By Kendall Pfeffer, Sam Buser, PhD, and Jana Tran, Ph.D. As evidenced by the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, natural disasters are relatively commonplace events that are potentially traumatic for many of the individuals caught in their wake. While the human suffering and losses suffered by affected communities are widely reported, the consequences of these events […]


    Video shows shootout between Baltimore officers and armed robbers
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Rector The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Two suspects remained at large late Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with Baltimore police officers during an overnight robbery of a downtown 7-Eleven, then escaping on foot as the officers took cover. The incident, which occurred about 1:10 a.m., rattled the neighborhood as residents heard — and some […]


    California Deputy Shot During Traffic Stop Returns to Full Duty
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 11:54 by Officer.com

    Mariposa County Deputy Rudy Mirelez, shot during a traffic stop in 2015, is back on the job. […]


    Off-duty Fla. officer shot outside home in armed robbery
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    By Carli Teproff, Charles Rabin, Howard Cohen Miami Herald PALMETTO BAY, Fla. — An off-duty Doral police officer was shot in Palmetto Bay late Tuesday night during an armed robbery outside his home, according to Miami-Dade police. The officer, Lt… […]


    Calif. officer suffers major injuries after being struck by fleeing vehicle
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 11:32 by PoliceOne

    By Deke Farrow The Modesto Bee MODESTO, Calif. — A Modesto police officer suffered major injuries when struck on Yosemite Boulevard by a vehicle fleeing the California Highway Patrol early Tuesday. The incident began when the CHP spotted the suspect going the wrong way on Highway 99. Juan Arroyo, an officer for five years, remained […]


    Video Released in New Mexico Police Shooting
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 11:16 by Officer.com

    The Farmington Police Department released video captured during the officer-involved shooting last month. […]


    Video shows fatal OIS of man who pointed dark object at officer
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 11:08 by PoliceOne

    By Joshua Kellogg The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. FARMINGTON, N.M. — The Farmington Police Department released video captured during the officer-involved shooting last month. The department released the footage today from the dashboard camera of Farmington officer Brandt Warman’s patrol vehicle from the night of Dec. 20. Warman fired five shots at 35-year-old Frankie Anchondo […]


    Ohio Wildlife Officers Get Canine Partners
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 10:24 by Officer.com

    They are great public-relations tools, but also working dogs who will be able to track suspects in criminal cases and find lost or injured people. […]


    Off-Duty Florida Police Officer Shot Outside Home
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 10:15 by Officer.com

    Off-duty Doral Police Lt. Gary King was shot in the arm outside his home in the Miami suburb of Palmetto Bay. […]


    Defense: Suspected killer of 2 officers ‘shot them both’
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    By Sam Stanton The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Barely two hours into the first day of trial for accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, the proceedings devolved Tuesday into a spectacle of the defendant threatening to kill more people, giggling as a prosecutor described his 2014 crime spree and his own lawyers once again questioning […]


    SC detective ‘clinging to life’ after shooting
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 09:46 by PoliceOne

    By Mark Price The Charlotte Observer YORK, S.C. — A domestic violence call that turned into a manhunt resulted in four law enforcement officers being shot near the South Carolina city of York, about 35 miles southwest of Charlotte. At least one of the four is in critical condition, according to York County Sheriff’s Office […]


    Investigation: $10M LAPD Electric BMWs Appear Unused or Misused
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    The Los Angeles Police Department made a big deal about going green with a fleet of electric BMWs. […]


    Dramatic Video Shows NYPD Officer Getting Hit by Driver
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 07:32 by Officer.com

    One officer is lucky to be alive after a driver almost mowed him down in Times Square in New York City. […]


    Dashcam Video Shows the Moment Car Flew Into Dentist’s Office
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 07:28 by Officer.com

    Remarkable dashcam video shows the moment a car flew through the air, and into the second floor of a California dentist’s office. […]


    Officials: Ala. state troopers at ‘dangerously low’ levels
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Melissa Brown Montgomery Advertiser, Ala. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — As a winter storm system freezes over parts of Alabama this week, law enforcement officers across the state are working to keep roadways safe and clear. For Alabama state troopers, winter weather events like Tuesday’s highlight an ongoing personnel shortage, which leaders say is reaching “dangerously […]


    Mass. police arrest man for stealing manhole covers
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Brian Lee Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, Mass. WEBSTER, Mass. — Police arrested a 46-year-old local man Friday accused of stealing seven manhole covers from the town’s roads earlier this week. Darrin P. Lavallee, 34 Market St., Apt. 2, faces charges of larceny in connection to the brazen theft. The alleged thief, who was charged […]


    South Carolina Sheriff’s Detective ‘Clinging to Life’
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:48 by Officer.com

    York County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Doty is listed in “very critical” condition after being shot in an incident Monday night that also left three other law enforcement officers wounded. […]


    California Police Officer Struck by Fleeing Vehicle
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    A Modesto police officer suffered major injuries when struck on Yosemite Boulevard by a vehicle fleeing the California Highway Patrol early Tuesday. […]


    Defense: Alleged Cop-Killer ‘Shot Them Both’
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Barely two hours into the first day of trial for accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, the proceedings devolved Tuesday into a spectacle as the defendant threatened to kill more people, […]


    Body Camera Video Captures Baltimore Police Shootout
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:25 by Officer.com

    Two suspects remained at large late Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with Baltimore police officers during an overnight robbery of a downtown 7-Eleven. […]


    Washington Sheriff’s K-9 Named After Fallen Deputy
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Among the many tributes paid to fallen Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney this week one has a wagging tail and a fondness for dog biscuits. […]


    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Selling Drugs
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with operating a large-scale drug trafficking operation in which he boasted that he hired other law enforcement officers to provide security to dealers and could assault people for his clients. […]


    Kansas Sheriff’s Deputy Injured in Rollover Crash
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    A Sumner County Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a rollover crash on K-15 south of Mulvane Tuesday night. […]


    San Jose Arrest of Teen Robbery Crew Highlights New Wave of ‘Gang’ Crimes
    Posted January 17th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A robbery crew made up mostly of teenagers has been arrested in connection with at least 30 robberies and carjackings in San Jose dating back to last spring. […]


    CA Officer Injured by Suspect’s Vehicle During Pursuit
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 19:32 by POLICE Magazine

    A Modesto, CA, police officer suffered major injuries when struck on Yosemite Boulevard by a vehicle fleeing the California Highway Patrol early Tuesday. The incident began when the CHP spotted the suspect going the wrong way on Highway 99. […]


    Video: Indiana Officer Saves Toddler’s Life First Day On The Job
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 19:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when a woman rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter, who was choking. […]


    TX Deputy Offers K-9 Partner Harry Forever Home
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    With Harry retiring, his handler Deputy Doug Barner said he is taking a break from partnering with a K-9 and instead focusing on Harry’s needs now that he has onset arthritis. […]


    More NYPD Officers Being Sent to Help Homeless Taking Refuge in Subway
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 18:50 by POLICE Magazine

    “There have been dozens and dozens of additional officers added to the subway to ensure the safety of our transit system as well as to help with outreach to the homeless — particularly in the overnight hours,” said J. Peter Donald in the NYPD public relations office. […]


    Video shows suspect shooting at officers during pursuit
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 18:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SPANISH FORK, Utah — Utah police released intense video of a suspect shooting multiple rounds at officers during a pursuit. KSL reports that more than 75 shots were exchanged between the suspect, 37-year-old Arturo Gallemore-Jimenez, and Utah County Sheriff’s deputies during a Dec. 20 pursuit. Three shots came from the suspect. The […]


    Video: CA Officer Struck by Truck in Crash Caused by DUI Suspect, Suffers Major Injuries
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 18:13 by POLICE Magazine

    CHP Officer Martin Lendway was hospitalized with major injuries Monday night after a truck landed on top of him while he was assisting with another crash on the side of the highway. […]


    Genetec Receives SAFETY Act Certification from DHS for Anti-Terrorism Technology
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 17:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Genetec Inc. has announced that Genetec Security Center, its flagship unified security platform, has been granted the SAFETY Act Designation and Certification by the U.S Department of Homeland Security. […]


    L.A. County Deputy Charged With Operating Drug Trafficking Operation
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 17:25 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with operating a large-scale drug trafficking operation in which he boasted that he hired other law enforcement officers to provide security to drug dealers and could assault people for his clients, according to court records. […]


    SC Sheriff: Detective “Hanging on to Life” After Shooting
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 17:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Tolson said Det. Mike Doty was “very critically” wounded during a 3:31 a.m. gunfight with the suspect. He addressed the public, saying, “We need your continued prayers.” He added that York County law enforcement appreciated the outpouring of support from the community. […]


    Mind over matter: How performance cues can help cops at ‘go time’
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 16:19 by PoliceOne

    By Stephen Robinson Today’s police officer responds to everything from mass shootings to natural disasters to potentially dangerous domestic calls. Cops need to be ready to go from zero to 100 quickly, and do their jobs extremely well. The stress… […]


    Unnecessary roughness: Do we need to tame police academy training?
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 16:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesPolice training should be tough. But, if it’s too tough, recruits are lost to resignations, injuries or even death. A story from Ohio this past week illustrates the potential of the problem. During a dynamic training exercise wher… […]


    Why loud & repetitive verbal commands can hinder compliance
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 16:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeThere is an old saying, “There is a time to talk, and a time to shoot,” which is a concept that should be familiar to all police officers. There are also a lot of less lethal options between the two choices. Verbalization… […]


    Mo. police suspend social media postings after disagreement with city manager
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff JOPLIN, Mo. — A Missouri police department has ended a popular series on its Facebook page after disagreements with a city manager. KOAM-TV reports that the Joplin PD shut down its “incident spotlight” series, which highlights specific arrests and incident calls, after City Manager Sam Anselm asked the department to […]


    Mo. PD suspends social media postings after disagreement with city manager
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff JOPLIN, Mo. — A Missouri police department has ended a popular series on its Facebook page after disagreements with a city manager. KOAM-TV reports that the Joplin PD shut down its “incident spotlight” series, which highlights specific arrests and incident calls, after City Manager Sam Anselm asked the department to […]


    Officer helps save choking child during first day on the job
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 15:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy PoliceOne Staff HOBART, Ind. — An Indiana officer’s first day on the job included saving a child’s life at a Chick-fil-A. WGN-TV reports that Officer Richard Mayer was at the restaurant Friday afternoon to get lunch with his colleagues when a mother rushed to their tables with her 15-month-old daughter. The mother, […]


    Alabama State Police Trooper Shortage ‘Critical’
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 15:19 by Officer.com

    The Alabama State Trooper Association on Tuesday called on legislators and Gov. Kay Ivey to address what they say is a critical shortage of troopers on the road. […]


    South Carolina Sheriff’s Detective Remains in Critical Condition
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    York County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Dody remains in critical condition after being wounded in a shooting that injured three other law enforcement officers. […]


    Drunk Man Punches Police Horse in the Face at Philadelphia Eagles Game
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 14:22 by Officer.com

    Taylor Hendricks got into the Philadelphia Eagles game Saturday, got drunk, got kicked out and repeatedly punched a police horse in the face. […]


    Ariz. police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 14:01 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. — Police in Arizona have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint. Tucson police said Sunday that a tip led to the arrest of Robert Francis Krebs after authorities circulated surveillance photos of him entering the Pyramid Credit Union and at a teller’s window. They say […]


    Point Blank to Showcase Armor Systems and Vehicle Surveillance Technologies at SHOT Show
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 12:39 by POLICE Magazine

    Point Blank Enterprises, a leading producer of body armor and related protective solutions, will be demonstrating its newest innovations in tactical and concealable ballistic packages, advanced carrier designs, apparel, outerwear, holsters and duty gear, along with state-of-the art surveillance systems at the 2018 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) show January 23-26 at the Sands […]


    Court orders man to apologize to 2 officers after kicking them
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    By Ray Lamont Gloucester Daily Times, Mass. GLOUCESTER, Mass. — A 20-year-old Gloucester resident has been ordered to apologize to two Gloucester police officers for an incident in May 2016. Ryan Carter of 15 Hawthorne Road, had his case continue… […]


    Calif. officer, good Samaritans rescue man who jumped from overpass
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 12:04 by PoliceOne

    By Benny Evangelista San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — A California Highway Patrol officer, with the help of several Good Samaritan motorists, helped rescue a man who had jumped off an overpass on Highway 101 in San Francisco, in a dramatic… […]


    Four South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Wounded; Suspect in Custody
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 11:51 by Officer.com

    Four York County law enforcement officers were shot and injured in an overnight domestic violence call and manhunt outside York, S.C., and the suspect also fired on and hit a helicopter. […]


    Four South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Wounded; Suspect in Custody
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 11:51 by Officer.com

    Four York County law enforcement officers were shot and injured in an overnight domestic violence call and manhunt outside York, S.C., and the suspect also fired on and hit a helicopter. […]


    NC sheriff’s deputy killed in domestic shooting
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 10:19 by PoliceOne

    By Deon Roberts The Charlotte Observer MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Two Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a fatal domestic shooting Monday, according to the sheriff’s office. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investi… […]


    4 SC officers shot in domestic violence call, helicopter hit
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 09:56 by PoliceOne

    By Hannah Smoot and Andrew Dys The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.) YORK, S.C. — Four South Carolina police officers were shot in a gunfight during an overnight domestic violence call and manhunt outside York, and one was “critically wounded,” police said. Three of the injured officers were York County Sheriff’s deputies. One is a K-9 […]


    3 things police need to know about unmanned aircraft systems
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 09:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Icarus Aerospace Inc. By Victoria Mack for PoliceOne BrandFocus Unmanned aircraft systems can provide police with critical information to boost situational awareness, help mitigate risk and improve response capabilities. In most cases, a U… […]


    Video: 4 SC Officers Shot at Domestic Violence Call, 2 Helicoptered to Hospital
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 08:19 by POLICE Magazine

    The conditions of the wounded law enforcement officers have not been released. York County SO public information officer Trent Farris asked the public to keep the officer and deputies in their prayers at a press conference. […]


    Search Continues for Driver Of Mercedes After Officer Struck In Times Square
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    Police sources say they have a partial plate number on the car in question. […]


    Chicago Police Officers Return Fire, Wound One On South Side
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 07:32 by Officer.com

    At least one person was shot by Chicago Police Monday afternoon on the South Side. […]


    Boston Sees Uptick in Gun Violence After Four Shootings in Four Days
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    Police say the murders were not random, but city officials are trying to determine to root cause of this rare increase in gun violence during this time of the year. […]


    Some cities end their role in ‘Live PD’ over concerns about public image
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Dave Collins Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — For some of the law enforcement agencies that agreed to be on A&E Network’s real-time police show “Live PD,” the goal of being more transparent with their profession under increasing scrutiny clashed with concerns over public image. Police departments in Bridgeport, Connecticut; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Streetsboro, Ohio, […]


    Calif. teen leads deputies to parents’ house of horrors
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PERRIS, Calif. — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. The girl, who was so small officers initially believed she […]


    How Dallas’ Medical Examiner Solves Crimes
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:57 by Officer.com

    Dallas County Medical Examiner Jeffrey Barnard and his 13 staff members perform more than 3,000 autopsies each year and most of the time, they do their work in relative obscurity. […]


    North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Domestic Shooting
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    Two Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a fatal domestic shooting Monday. […]


    Parents Arrested After Children Found Shackled
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    The nightmarish scene deputies discovered when they entered the house on Muir Woods Road was as bad as a girl had described in a 911 call. […]


    Texas to Spend $23M on Rifle-Resistant Vests
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Texas plans to spend $23 million to equip law enforcement officers across the state with rifle-resistant vests, which will provide officers with a level of security that most have never had. […]


    ‘Sell Drugsz’ Rapper Sentenced for Selling Drugs
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    A rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz” and “Feds Watching” has been sentenced to 36 months in federal prison for trafficking heroin and fentanyl. […]


    17 Shot, 1 Killed, Over the Weekend in Chicago
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Seventeen people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, and one man was found dead with lacerations to his head. […]


    Escaped California Prison Inmate Recaptured
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A 33-year-old escapee from a state prison in Chino was arrested in Encinitas on Monday evening, less than 24 hours after he was discovered missing. […]


    Court Orders Man to Tell Massachusetts Police Officers He’s Sorry
    Posted January 16th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A 20-year-old man has been ordered to apologize to two Gloucester police officers for an incident in May 2016. […]


    Law Enforcement Officers Using Yoga to Shed Stress of the Job
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    Through various stretching poses and breathing techniques, the officers learn how to lower their heart rate, tone their bodies and keep their minds calm. […]


    Video Shows Wrong-Way Driver Hit Connecticut State Trooper
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 14:55 by Officer.com

    Despite the trooper’s cruiser having its emergency lights and siren activated, the driver did not reduce speed, yield to the emergency vehicle or stop. […]


    Condor Sponsors Community Outreach Class at SHOT Show
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 14:54 by POLICE Magazine

    On Thursday Jan. 25 during the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, Condor will sponsor a community outreach class for law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). […]


    Florida Police Officers Wrangle 12-Foot Python
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 14:45 by Officer.com

    A Pembroke Pines street felt more like the heart of the Everglades when police got a call to remove an unwanted visitor. […]


    CHP Officer, Good Samaritans Help Rescue Man Who Jumped From Overpass
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 12:03 by Officer.com

    A California Highway Patrol officer, with the help of several Good Samaritan motorists, helped rescue a man who had jumped off an overpass on Highway 101 in San Francisco Sunday. […]


    Texas Police Department K-9 Goes Missing
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    The disappearance of a Live Oak K-9 named Warrant prompted a search Sunday and an offer of $500 for the dog’s safe return. […]


    Video: NYPD Officer Hit, Dragged by Speeding Car in Times Square
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The driver then suddenly swerved left and gunned his engine again, this time getting around the brave officer, who was dragged a few steps and thrown to the ground as the car appears to sideswipe him. […]


    Cleveland Officer Working Off Duty Shoots Man After Assault, Police Say
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    “Preliminary information indicates that there was a fight inside of the establishment between males and the officer escorted multiple parties off premises,” said Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia. […]


    Man Allegedly Bites Off Part of OH Trooper’s Ear
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The incident started after a woman called 911 to report a man she believed to be inebriated walking down the road. The caller told dispatch the man was walking in the road and she feared he would be hit by a car. […]


    Video: Utah Highway Patrol Looking to Hire 100 Troopers
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The Utah Highway Patrol is looking to hire 100 new troopers, and on Saturday took to the 2018 Utah International Auto Expo to recruit prospective candidates. […]


    MS Bill Would Allow Ambulances to Transport Injured K-9s
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The bill, filed by Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, said any law enforcement dog used by a police enforcement or governing agency of a county or municipality injured or wounded in the line of work would be eligible for transport. […]


    Seriously Burned KS Officer Cleared for Return to Light Duty
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Hamilton was one of three Baxter Springs officers injured while responding to a disturbance call on Sept. 30. The police said they found Harvey Raymond Ortberg, 49, of Baxter Springs, at the scene after he allegedly entered the home of Sharon Horn, assaulted her, doused her with gasoline and lit a fire. […]


    Gang Member Accused of Shooting TN Officer Captured
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Wilson was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department on a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. On Thursday, police say a Knoxville officer initiated a traffic stop on Wilson’s vehicle. Wilson exited and began shooting at the officer, striking the officer once. […]


    CA Gas Station Denies Cutting Off Service to Border Patrol Agents
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 10:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Alla Alagha, the station’s assistant manager, said, “There’s definitely no policy against law enforcement. We are a very friendly gas station. We have no problems with anyone. Business is business.” […]


    Add a Virtual Simulator to Your Law Enforcement Toolbox
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    It’s time to take a second look at integrating a virtual simulator in your agency. […]


    Sign Language for Law Enforcement
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 08:47 by Officer.com

    “Sign Language for Law Enforcement” illustrates what challenges may come in to play while encountering a deaf or hard of hearing person, while demonstrating important and useful signs. […]


    Hero NYPD Officers Save Unconscious Baby in Queens
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 08:16 by Officer.com

    Two of New York’s finest are being hailed as heroes after saving the child’s life Saturday. […]


    Driver Strikes Police Officer While Trying To Flee In Times Square
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 08:08 by Officer.com

    A driver trying to make an escape in Times Square hit a police officer with his car before speeding off Saturday night. […]


    Dramatic Video Shows Wild Utah Police Shootout
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    Raw dashcam video shows a police-involved shootout in Utah County on Dec. 20, 2017. […]


    Police: Man fatally shoots mother in head over broken video game headset
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Deke Farrow The Modesto Bee CERES, Calif. — A 28-year-old Ceres man is being held without bail after police said he fatally shot his mother in the head, blaming her for breaking his video-game headset during an argument. About 9:48 Thursday night, Ceres police received a report of a woman shot inside the home […]


    Deputy’s death underscores danger cops face when confronting mental illness
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Noelle Phillips The Denver Post DENVER — In the hours before a fatal encounter with a man in the throes of a mental crisis, Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish listened calmly as the man’s illogical ramblings fluctuated… […]


    Tenn. sheriff’s office wants ALICE training for schools
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Heather Mullinix Crossville Chronicle, Tenn. CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — In the spring of 1999, two high school students armed themselves with guns and explosives and stormed into their suburban Colorado high school and killed 13 people during a siege… […]


    Police: Car goes airborne, crashes into 2nd floor of building
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Marilyn Kalfus The Orange County Register SANTA ANA, Calif. — A speeding car struck a median and flew into the second floor of a building early Sunday morning, Jan. 14, remaining lodged into a dental office, authorities said. The white Nissan … […]


    2 officers awarded for saving boy allegedly shot by father
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Daily Commercial, Leesburg, Fla. LEESBURG, Fla. — Two Leesburg police officers were honored Thursday for saving a 4-year-old boy who was allegedly shot by his father in November. Sgt. Travis Whitley and Senior Officer Brandon Brinkman were presented with “Life Saving” medals for their efforts during the incident. “Chief Rob Hicks recognized both men for […]


    Go In or Walk Away?
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement officers often must make quick, high-pressure assessments on how much of a threat a mentally ill person poses and whether to back away or take them into custody. […]


    Man Wanted in Shooting of Knoxville Police Officer Arrested After House Fire
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    The man accused of shooting Knoxville Police Department Officer Jay Williams was arrested early Saturday morning in Blount County after starting a fire inside the abandoned house where he was hiding with a female acquaintance. […]


    Charlotte Police Increase Security After Ambush at Headquarters
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    After a shooting outside its front door last week, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has tightened public access to its headquarters on East Trade Street in uptown. […]


    Video: Suspect Bites Off Part of Ohio Trooper’s Ear During Scuffle
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    Police say Cornelius Carey Jr. bit off part of Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Lance Deshuk’s ear during a scuffle along a Lorain County highway, […]


    FBI Expert: Chicago Police Officer’s Shooting Staged to Appear as a Suicide
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Chicago Police Sgt. Donald Markham was shot by someone else at point-blank range in his home in 2015 before the scene was staged to appear to be a suicide, a forensic pathologist hired by the FBI concluded in a report. […]


    Wrong-Way Driver Hits Washington State Patrol Trooper
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured late Saturday night when he was hit by a wrong-way driver on state Route 512. […]


    Killings of Women in Chicago Go Unsolved
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Over the last 17 years, at least 75 women have been strangled or smothered in Chicago and their bodies dumped in vacant buildings, alleys, garbage cans, snow banks. […]


    Retired North Carolina Trooper Battling Parkinson’s Completes Cross-Country Walk
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Retired North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Tommy Dellinger, who is living with Parkinson’s disease, has completed his cross-country walk to raise awareness for the condition. […]


    Condor Sponsors Community Outreach Class at SHOT Show
    Posted January 15th, 2018 @ 04:30 by POLICE Magazine

    On Thursday Jan. 25 during the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, Condor will sponsor a community outreach class for law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). […]


    Retired NC trooper battling Parkinson’s completes cross-country walk
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 14:33 by PoliceOne

    By Eric Wildstein Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, N.C. GASTONIA, N.C. — A retired North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper living with Parkinson’s disease has completed his cross-country walk to raise awareness for the condition. Highway Patrol and Gaston County Police cruisers escorted Tommy Dellinger and his crowd of supporters for the final four miles of his journey, […]


    Police pursue Greyhound bus after passenger reports threats
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 14:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WADSWORTH, Ill. — Reports of a man armed with a gun and threatening to kill fellow passengers on a Greyhound bus led to a police chase of the vehicle that started in Wisconsin and ended in northern Illinois. None of the 40 people aboard the bus bound for Chicago from Milwaukee on Friday […]


    Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 13:13 by PoliceOne

    By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. However, new questions were raised after a […]


    Agency recommends firing of 2 Chicago cops in fatal 2016 OIS
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jeremy Gorner and Jason Meisner Chicago Tribune Two Chicago police officers should be fired for shooting at a moving vehicle without justification during a chase that ended with the killing of an unarmed black teen in 2016, disciplinary officials ru… […]


    Man fatally shot after attacking off-duty Ohio officer
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By Adam Ferrise Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND — An off-duty police officer shot and killed a man late Saturday at the Corner Alley bowling alley in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood, according to Commander James McPike, who oversees the department homicide unit. The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Saturday at the bowling alley on Euclid […]


    Suspect in shooting of Tenn. cop arrested after house fire
    Posted January 14th, 2018 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By Travis Dorman, Matt Lakin and Andrew Capps Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — The man accused of shooting Knoxville Police Department Officer Jay Williams was arrested early Saturday morning in Blount County after starting a fire inside the abandoned house where he was hiding with a female acquaintance, authorities said. Ronnie Lucas Wilson, […]


    NYC to review police response at immigration protest
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jillian Jorgensen New York Daily News NEW YORK — Mayor de Blasio said the city will investigate the NYPD’s handling of a protest against the deportation of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir after officers’ clashes with demonstrators, including two City Council members who were arrested. “We are definitely going to investigate what happened with our […]


    Judge: Atlanta warrantless search policy unconstitutional
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Brumback Associated Press ATLANTA — The city of Atlanta had a policy of conducting unlawful, warrantless searches of commercial properties, a federal judge ruled this week in a case brought after officers searched a motorcycle club’s meeting space. U.S. District Judge Charles Pannell issued the ruling Tuesday in a civil rights lawsuit filed […]


    Man cited after using ‘Chucky’ Doll for carpool lane
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jenna Lyons San Francisco Chronicle CONCORD, Calif. — A couple of villains tried to beat traffic Thursday afternoon, but only one of them was cited for bad behavior. In one for the books, a man got a ticket Thursday evening for driving in the … […]


    Fla. House passes bill aimed at ‘sanctuary cities’
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Gary Fineout Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — After a rancorous debate that included sharp criticism of President Donald Trump’s comments about certain countries, the Florida House on Friday passed a contentious bill designed to crack down on cities and counties that don’t comply with federal immigration authorities. This is the third year in a […]


    Calif. ‘swatting’ suspect charged with manslaughter in Kan.
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By James Queally and Richard Winton Los Angeles Times WICHITA, Kan. — The Los Angeles man at the center of what is believed to be the first fatal “swatting” incident in the U.S. has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a … […]


    Officials: Big tech improvements to 911 could increase swatting calls
    Posted January 13th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An upcoming technological improvement could mean an increase in “swatting” 911 calls, according to officials. NPR reported that a new system in the works, Next Generation 911, gives callers the ability to send information to emergency centers with the same ease as if they were posting to social media. […]


    Police Handled Response to Sandy Hook School Shooting Effectively, Report Says
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 19:54 by POLICE Magazine

    A long-awaited report on law enforcement response to the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, CT, concludes state police handled the response effectively, but it recommends improvements to protecting crime scene integrity, dealing with victims’ families and other issues. […]


    Video: Attempted Murder Suspect Opens Fire on UT Police During Chase
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 19:32 by POLICE Magazine

    When police spotted him on I-15, the suspect allegedly fired three shots at officers. “This individual was going to use deadly force to get away from anything,” Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said. […]


    Video: Suspect in WA Deputy’s Murder Was Wearing Body Armor, Shot Himself in Head
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    The suspect who died during a gun battle with a Pierce County, WA, sheriff’s deputy earlier this week was wearing body armor and shot himself in the head, officials said Wednesday. […]


    Officer Who Inspired Films ‘Dirty Harry,’ ‘Bullitt,’ and ‘Zodiac’ Has Died
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 18:38 by POLICE Magazine

    San Francisco Police Detective Dave Toschi was a brash, larger-than-life personality, and he received his most famous assignment in 1969 when, alongside partner Bill Armstrong, he was tasked with handling the Zodiac serial-killer case. That, in turn, led to national prominence and attracted the attention of Hollywood. […]


    Report: Police handled Sandy Hook shooting effectively but improvements recommended
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 18:21 by PoliceOne

    By Dave Collins Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — After the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, police officials not involved in the investigation and “dignitaries” were allowed into the building and potentially contaminated the crime scene by stepping on bullet casings and glass shards that had yet to be processed as evidence, according to a […]


    Video: Charlotte Officer Shot in Ambush at Police HQ Recovering
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Casey Shue was taken to the hospital after being shot in the leg during an ambush outside of police headquarters Thursday night. She was hired by CMPD in July of 2014. […]


    Broncos Player Visits CO Deputy Wounded in Shooting
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:33 by POLICE Magazine

    A Douglas County, CO, sheriff’s deputy who was wounded in an ambush on New Year’s Eve got a visit from a Denver Broncos player this week. […]


    Video vindicates officer after social media post accuses him of assaulting panhandler
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TAYLOR, Mich. — Video footage cleared an officer of any wrongdoing after a Facebook post accused the LEO of assaulting a panhandler. The News Herald reports that the officer’s supervisors reviewed dash cam footage of his … […]


    Deputies’ gift of new bike brings young fire victim to tears
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — After a young girl lost most of her belongings in a fire, several Arizona deputies knew they had to make her day a little brighter. The Arizona Republic reports that Pima County deputies first encountered the 11-year-old girl on Tuesday morning while responding to a fire at her […]


    NM Governor Wants to Grant Immunity to Law Enforcement Officers
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Gov. Susana Martinez plans to push legislation that would grant legal immunity to New Mexico law enforcement officers for actions in the line of duty. […]


    Spotlight: Magnet Forensics offers digital forensic tools that help investigators save time and provide more accurate case resolutions
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:10 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany Name: Magnet Forensics Headquarters: Herndon, VA Signature Product: Magnet AXIOM Website: https://www.magnetforensics.com/ Magnet Forensics is a global leader in providing digital forensics solutions that extract images, recover data and examine data from smartphones and computers – all in one. We give examiners everything they need to have one tool to start with. […]


    Gang Member Shot TN Officer, On the Run, Police Say
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Wilson opened fire on Officer Williams with a shotgun while being pursued by the officer, Rausch said. He then stopped his car, got out, and fired multiple rounds at the officer before driving away. […]


    Study: Recent spikes in U.S. homicide rates don’t tell whole story
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 15:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Homicide rates have spiked across the nation, leading many to attribute the rise to causes such as civil unrest and the opioid epidemic, but a recent study says there’s a simpler explanation. The rise … […]


    Cops, houses of worship come together to use safety and security planning app
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Becky Lewis TechBeat Magazine A man fleeing an armed bail bondsman, running into the midst of a worship service. Individuals passed out on church grounds, apparently from op… […]


    Research analysis: Tazed and confused
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Mark Kroll, PhD, FACC, FAIMBE An important new study headed up by Don Dawes and Jeff Ho, published in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, compares the cognitive effects of electronic control, physical exertion and alcohol intoxication. [1] In this study, 115 subjects […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: The DOJ, states’ rights, and legalized marijuana
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 13:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Under federal law, marijuana is illegal. Meanwhile, 30 states and the District of Columbia currently have laws legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational use. This discord puts the Justice Department in a legal bind. Under President Obama, […]


    Texas chief being investigated under state’s sanctuary cities ban
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy James Barragán The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has launched its first investigation under the state’s sanctuary cities law, the attorney general’s office said Thursday. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus is being investigated after several citizens complained to the state about his handling of a human […]


    FBI report: Chicago cop’s shooting death staged to appear as a suicide
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Jason Meisner, Annie Sweeney and Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Veteran Chicago police Sgt. Donald Markham was shot by someone else at point-blank range in his home in 2015 before the scene was staged to appear to be a suicide, a forensic pathologist hired by the FBI concluded […]


    Appeals court axes $22.4 million award for man shot by Fla. deputy
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 11:53 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Lisa J. Huriash Sun Sentinel PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — An appeals court has thrown out a $22.4 million jury award to a black man who was unarmed when he was shot and paralyzed by a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered […]


    Calif. ‘swatting’ suspect booked into Kan. jail
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 11:09 by PoliceOne

    By Nichole Manna The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — The man accused of making the “swatting” call that ended in Wichita police shooting and killing an unarmed man last month was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of invo… […]


    Calif. ‘swatting’ suspect booked into Kan. jail
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 11:09 by PoliceOne

    By Nichole Manna The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — The man accused of making the “swatting” call that ended in Wichita police shooting and killing an unarmed man last month was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of invo… […]


    Conn. state police to release report on response to Sandy Hook shooting
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Dave Altimari The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — State police are planning to release a report Friday on the agency’s response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting more than five years ago. The document, known as an after-action report, usually critiques a police agency’s response to a mass casualty situation such as the […]


    Conn. state police to release report on response to Sandy Hook shooting
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Dave Altimari The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — State police are planning to release a report Friday on the agency’s response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting more than five years ago. The document, known as an after-action report, usually critiques a police agency’s response to a mass casualty situation such as the […]


    2 charged with murder in shooting death of Wash. deputy
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    By Alexis Krell and Kenny Ocker The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) TACOMA, Wash. — Pierce County prosecutors have charged a man with first-degree murder in the death of sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was fatally shot Sunday after resp… […]


    2 charged with murder in shooting death of Wash. deputy
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    By Alexis Krell and Kenny Ocker The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) TACOMA, Wash. — Pierce County prosecutors have charged a man with first-degree murder in the death of sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was fatally shot Sunday after resp… […]


    Police: Suspect on the run after shooting, wounding Tenn. officer
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    By Travis Dorman and Hayes Hickman Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A reputed Aryan Nations gang member accused of wounding a Knoxville police officer in a Thursday night shooting has been added to Tennessee’s Top 10 Most Wanted list. A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Ronnie Lucas […]


    Chief: Murder suspect who shot at NC officers ‘ambushed us’
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 09:36 by PoliceOne

    By Joe Marusak and Mark Price The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A homicide suspect being sought by police ambushed officers outside Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters late Thursday, shooting one officer in the leg before being kille… […]


    Video: Charlotte Officers Ambushed in HQ Parking Lot, Suspect Dead
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 08:27 by POLICE Magazine

    One female officer was taken to the hospital after being shot in the leg but is expected to be OK. Her name has not yet been released. […]


    Compromising Concealability: G17 vs G43
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 07:07 by Officer.com

    In its original configuration of a single stack 6-round magazine, is far more concealable than the G17-4 with its 4.5” barrel and double stack 17 round capacity. Capacity becomes the quick question when discussing the G43 as an adequate off-duty weapon. […]


    Chicago considering equipping police with anti-texting tools
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago may become the first city in the U.S. to arm its police officers with devices that will tell them immediately if motorists were texting when they got into a traffic accident. After hearing from a father whose son was killed in a traffic accident in which the […]


    Police rescue injured owl on busy Md. highway
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Phil Davis The Capital, Annapolis, Md. HANOVER, Md. — An injured owl was rescued by police officers on a busy highway in Hanover on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, police said. Maryland Natural Resources Police wrote on social media that Cpl. Michael Lathroum was assisted by an Anne Arundel County police detective in […]


    Sheriff’s office wants ALICE training for schools
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer.com

    Jan. 09–In the spring of 1999, two high school students armed themselves with guns and explosives and stormed into their suburban Colorado high school and killed 13 people during a siege viewers around the country watched unfold on the news. […]


    Appeals court axes $22.4 million award for man shot by deputy
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–An appeals court has thrown out a $22.4 million jury award to a black man who was unarmed when he was shot and paralyzed by a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a new trial… […]


    FBI expert concluded Chicago cop’s shooting staged to appear as a suicide
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer.com

    Jan. 12–Veteran Chicago police Sgt. Donald Markham was shot by someone else at point-blank range in his home in 2015 before the scene was staged to appear to be a suicide, a forensic pathologist hired by the FBI concluded in a report obtained […]


    State Police To Release Report On Response To Sandy Hook Shooting
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–State police are planning to release a report Friday on the agency’s response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting more than five years ago. The document, known as an after-action report, usually critiques… […]


    CES 2018: FirstNet Sees Growth Potential of App Ecosystem, Partnerships
    Posted January 12th, 2018 @ 06:01 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–LAS VEGAS — Now that 54 jurisdictions have joined the FirstNet first responders network, its applications store is actively seeking developers and will soon convene technologists to work on solutions for public safety personnel… […]


    Shots fired near NC police headquarters, 1 officer injured
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 23:56 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A police officer was reportedly injured after shots were fired near a police headquarters in North Carolina. WBTV reports that multiple gunshots were heard fired near the parking lot of the Charlotte-Mecklenb… […]


    Boston Test of Body Camera Shows Fewer Citizen Complaints and Reduced Use of Force
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    “In general, these analyses suggested that the placement of (body-worn cameras) on BPD officers seemed to reduce the incidence of citizen complaints,” the report, released Wednesday, states. […]


    OK Man Attacks Officers with TASER, Police Say
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    A struggle ensued and the lieutenant deployed his TASER. A detective responded to back up the lieutenant, and during the struggle with the two officers, Jones grabbed the TASER and used it on both officers, police say. […]


    Video: Dashcam Footage Shows Arkansas Teen Fired on Police Before Fatal OIS
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Police Chief Mike Davis said the video was released to dispel “misinformation” that Smith was unarmed during the confrontation. […]


    CA Officers Shoot, Kill Man Advancing on Them with Axe
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Chief Eddie Garcia said his officers ordered the man to drop the weapons 23 times. “He said, ‘Shoot me and kill me’ several times,” Garcia said. […]


    AZ Agency Asked Public to Help Name New Crisis Response Dog
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 16:05 by POLICE Magazine

    A Labrador retriever, Chase is a replacement for Fozzie, a dog that died last year. The department says Fozzie was the nation’s first Crisis Response Canine. […]


    Former California A.G. Launches Cannabis Company
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 15:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Bill Lockyer has experience fighting Washington on the issue of legal marijuana. He is among a small but growing group of people making the switch from government to the cannabis industry. […]


    Va. police receive grant to help fight meth
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 15:05 by PoliceOne

    By WHSV-TV STAUNTON, Va. — Virginia State Police recently received a $1.1 million grant to help combat methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution in the state and some of that money will go on to help fight the drug in the Valley. The Valley … […]


    Las Vegas Man Puts K-9 in Chokehold, Report Says
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 14:53 by POLICE Magazine

    The police report said Sivac choked K-9 Bear while his K-9 handler tried to take Sivac into custody. […]


    Man Steals, Crashes D.C. Police Cruiser
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 14:36 by POLICE Magazine

    The man eventually crashed the patrol vehicle into another cruiser that was involved in trying to catch him, injuring a female officer. […]


    Video: AZ Pursuit Ends With Suspects’ Kiss
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 14:20 by POLICE Magazine

    A high-speed police pursuit through the southeast Valley near Phoenix Wednesday night ended with an embrace and two people taken into custody. […]


    Trump signs mental health bill for police officers
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a mental health bill intended to helps law enforcement officers struggling with mental health issues. WANE reports that Trump signed the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act … […]


    Lead detective in San Francisco Zodiac killer case dies
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 12:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Dave Toschi, the San Francisco police detective who led the unsuccessful investigation into the Zodiac serial killing a half-century ago, has died. He was 86. Toschi died Saturday after a lengthy illness, his daughter, Linda Toschi-Chambers, told the San Francisco Chronicle. Toschi was put on the Zodiac case after a […]


    NY State Police to begin deploying drones
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 12:17 by PoliceOne

    By Gordon Block Watertown Daily, N.Y. NEW YORK — State police will begin using aerial drones in the north country this month, as part of a program that will soon be expanded throughout the state. A governor’s office news release said the st… […]


    Calif. police fatally shoot ax-wielding man at power plant
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 12:08 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Salonga The Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Police don’t have clear answers for why a man hopped a fence into the Metcalf Energy Center armed with axes and throwing knives, and got into a confrontation where officers shot and kill… […]


    Report: Body cams may help reduce citizen complaints against Boston officers
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 10:49 by PoliceOne

    By Bob McGovern Boston Herald BOSTON — Body cameras may help reduce citizen complaints against Boston police officers, according to a new report analyzing the city’s pilot program, but advocates say they still need to know more about how th… […]


    As Sessions targets legal marijuana, former Calif. AG launches cannabis company
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 10:36 by PoliceOne

    By Brooke Staggs The Orange County Register SANTA ANA, Calif. — While the nation’s attorney general is calling for a crackdown on legal marijuana, a former California Attorney General is launching his own marijuana distribution business. Bi… […]


    Judge: Seattle police in full compliance with court-ordered reforms
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 10:23 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Carter and Steve Miletich The Seattle Times SEATTLE — In a landmark ruling, U.S. District Judge James Robart on Wednesday found the Seattle Police Department in “full and effective compliance” with court-ordered reforms impose… […]


    Armor Express and KDH Defense Systems Merge
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 09:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Armor Express, Inc. (“Armor Express”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, has merged with KDH Defense Systems. By joining forces, the companies now serve the U.S. Armed Forces, the Department of Defense, federal and domestic law enforcement professionals, and various international agencies across the world. […]


    SIG Sauer Introduces the P365 Concealed Carry Pistol
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 08:35 by POLICE Magazine

    The SIG Sauer P365’s patent-pending, narrow-neck, modified double-stack magazine holds 10 rounds in both the flush-fit and extended versions, plus one in the chamber, for a full capacity of 11 rounds. […]


    Ky. house panel advances bill to help police track pawned items
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s pawnbrokers would have to submit their transactions to a database accessible by police under a bill that has won initial approval from a legislative committee. The bill was endorsed by law enforcement officials Wednesday as it cleared the House Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee. Information submitted by pawnbrokers […]


    As Sessions targets legal marijuana, former California A.G. launches cannabis company
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–While the nation’s attorney general is calling for a crackdown on legal marijuana, a former California Attorney General is launching his own marijuana distribution business. […]


    2 CHP Officers Struck & Injured by Vehicle
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:33 by Officer.com

    Two officers reported struck on Interstate 40 in the Inland Empire region of CA. […]


    President Trump Signs LEO Mental Health Act into Law
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:28 by Officer.com

    After having been passed by the House back in November and then finally by the Senate on Tuesday (1/9/18), the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act was signed into law by President Trump on Wednesday, January 10th. […]


    LPD release video of man waiving gun before an officer shot him
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–In a rare move, Lauderhill police released video footage of the moments leading up to when an officer shot and killed a man Sunday night, claiming the video shows the man removing a gun from his waistband and waiving it… […]


    Federal agents sweep nearly 100 7-Eleven stores in immigration investigation
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–Federal immigration agents targeted nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the nation for audits and inspections Wednesday, including several locations in Los Angeles, as the Trump administration ramps up workplace raids… […]


    Community shows thanks on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Jan. 11–Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was Wednesday, and several Wilson County community members and organizations showed their appreciation for law enforcement agencies in the county. […]


    More than $1 million in pot found in van
    Posted January 11th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–For the second time in 10 days, a Morgan County sheriff’s deputy has made a major confiscation of cannabis — worth more than $1 million — and two more arrests on charges of cannabis trafficking. Chan S. Lio, 30, of San Francisco […]


    Texas governor announces $23M grant for rifle-resistant vests
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 18:26 by PoliceOne

    By NBC5 DFW DALLAS — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was in Dallas Tuesday to announce grant funding that will provide rifle-resistant vests for nearly 33,000 Texas police officers. Abbott announced the $23 million grant at the Dallas Police Association, … […]


    LEO Mental Health Act Signed into Law by President Trump
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 18:08 by POLICE Magazine

    The new law make grants available to initiate peer mentoring pilot programs, directs the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services to develop resources for mental health providers based on the specific mental health challenges faced by law enforcement, and provides funding for studying the benefits of crisis hotlines and annual mental health checks […]


    Police: Concealed carry holder fatally shoots armed robber in Chicago
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 17:42 by PoliceOne

    By Rosemary Regina Sobol Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A concealed carry permit holder shot and killed an armed robber in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago police. The shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday in the 5500… […]


    Police: Man caught with ‘full rack of ribs’ in his pants
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 17:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff INDIANTOWN, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested after he removed a “full rack of ribs” from his pants, according to police. The Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that the suspect, 26-year-old Maeli Aguilar-Alvarez, wa… […]


    Man arrested after using TASER on 2 Okla. officers
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEMINOLE, Okla. — A man was arrested after getting ahold of a TASER and using it on two Oklahoma cops during a struggle. KFOR-TV reports that Seminole police responded to a possible home invasion in progress on Thursday when they encountered 30-year-old Dakota Jones. Lt. Michael Burnett attempted to arrest Jones before […]


    Police agency’s breakfast photo sparks Vegan controversy
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WALES — Photos of a police squad’s breakfast gained some attention after one Twitter user said their breakfast photos could offend vegetarians and vegans. WalesOnline reports that the North Wales Police Rural Crime Team posted a picture of their breakfast in support of local farmers. But one Twitter user was not particularly […]


    Hacker hijacks New Zealand police radio, plays ‘F–k The Police’ on repeat
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DUNEDIN, New Zealand — Police in New Zealand were forced to listen to an expletive-laced rap song through their radios. The Otago Daily Times reports that multiple versions of N.W.A.’s “F**k The Police” song were played through the police frequency over the past few days. Officials said that there were no missing […]


    Judge orders officer to pay $15K to couple she snooped on 167 times
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:36 by PoliceOne

    By Paula McMahon Sun Sentinel BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — A South Florida police officer owes $15,000 in damages to a Broward County couple she illegally snooped on 167 times in two years, jurors decided Tuesday. Pembroke Pines Police Officer Melodie … […]


    Former NYPD officer dubbed ‘cannibal cop’ pens horror novel
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — A former New York City police officer whose bizarre online exchanges about kidnapping and eating women landed him behind bars and earned him tabloid infamy as the “cannibal cop” has penned a horror novel. Gilberto Valle was convicted in 2013 of kidnapping conspiracy, but the judge threw out the verdict. […]


    FN Unveils New FN 15 Models Ahead of 2018 SHOT Show
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    FN America LLC has announced the launch of new additions to the FN 15 series, including a pistol variant in two calibers and a new, full FDE carbine, in advance of the 2018 SHOT Show. […]


    Fired officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice fights to get his job back
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:20 by PoliceOne

    By Adam Ferrise Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND, Ohio — Fired Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, will begin fighting Wednesday to get his job back. The embattled rookie police officer, fired not for shooting Tamir but for lying on his police application, will begin arbitration proceedings on Wednesday, according […]


    ICE conducts sweeps of 100 7-Eleven stores in immigration probe
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    By Elliot Spagat Associated Press LOS ANGELES — U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump’s presidency. Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began with a […]


    Federal Premium Releases New Hydra-Shok Deep for Self-Defense
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 13:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Federal Premium’s new Hydra-Shok Deep is made to deliver improved penetration and superior reliability to provide handgun owners with a powerful new option for personal defense. […]


    Video: LA Officer Shot Himself Before Crashing Patrol Car
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 13:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Chris Beaudion, 26, was pronounced dead on the scene following the wreck off of Winnsboro Road. His patrol car struck a tree. […]


    Video: NYPD Sergeant Charged with Death of Fellow Officer in Off-Duty Crash
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 13:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Bronx prosecutors indicted Sgt. Randolph Price, 33, for vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving. […]


    Video: AZ Crime Tips Program Offers Reward for Suspect in Hit-and-Run that Injured Phoenix Officer
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 13:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say Jose Pedro Moreno Leyva, 39, hit the motorcycle officer on October 21. According to police he was driving a pickup truck and failed to yield, turning left in front of the officer. With the impact, the officer was thrown from his motorcycle. He was hospitalized by the incident. […]


    Different Officers with Different Needs, but a Single Timepiece Meets Them All
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 12:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Whatever the task, every law enforcement officer needs a timepiece that is durable, rugged and reliable. […]


    Wis. town’s first responders triple up on duties
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 12:13 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PALMYRA, Wis. — A small town is changing their first responder model by hiring one person to be a police officer, a firefighter and an EMS provider instead of having separate departments. TMJ4 reported that due to budget cuts, the town of Palmyra is hoping to decrease response times by hiring public […]


    2 fallen Fla. officers remembered one year after deaths
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 11:18 by PoliceOne

    By Krista Torralva Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO — Norma Lewis stretched up to wrap her arms around Seth Clayton in a hug after a joint memorial for their loved ones Tuesday. The husband of a police officer shot and the mother of a deputy killed durin… […]


    Ruger Releases New Pistol Caliber Carbine
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 11:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Designed for use with a variety of magazines, the PC Carbine features an easily interchangeable magazine well system that allows the rifle to accept common Ruger and Glock magazines. […]


    LAPD takes another step toward UAS use after $31K donation
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 11:01 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department took another step toward using drones in some tactical situations after its civilian bosses Tuesday approved a $31,500 donation to purchase the controversial devices… […]


    Police make arrest, recover $37K of stolen comic books, collectibles
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 10:40 by PoliceOne

    Victoria Advocate, Texas VICTORIA, Texas — Three weeks after losing about $37,000 in comic books and action figures to a burglary, Victoria shop owner Ruben Flores, 71, and his daughter received a surprising call. “He said, ‘I think we found your stuff,'” Flores’ daughter Ramona Flores, 27, said Tuesday. The call was from the Victoria […]


    Judge rules in favor of NM deputy in fatal OIS of man who rammed patrol car
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 10:23 by PoliceOne

    By Ryan Boetel Albuquerque Journal, N.M. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal magistrate judge granted summary judgment and tossed out a lawsuit against a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man in 2014 after the man rammed th… […]


    MD Officer Used Pistol to Break Car Window, Accidentally Shot Driver
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 10:14 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer, Todd Archer, will not be criminally charged, according to authorities, but he remains under administrative investigation by the Montgomery Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division. […]


    2 CHP Officers Struck by Vehicle and Injured
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 10:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Two California Highway Patrol officers were injured, one seriously, after being struck by a car along Interstate 40 in the state’s Inland Empire region on Tuesday. […]


    Bill would address officers’ mental health
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By Jeff Parrott South Bend Tribune, Ind. SOUTH BEND, Ind. — South Bend police patrolman James Burns is one of several area cops praising the recent work of Indiana’s two U.S. senators to improve mental health care for officers. “The TV shows portray officers as being hard, like robots,” Burns said. “In reality we’re regular […]


    No bail for suspect in death of Wash. sheriff’s deputy
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 09:22 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Carter The Seattle Times TACOMA, Wash. — The 34-year-old man suspected of possible involvement in the shooting death of a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy late Sunday was ordered held without bail during a court hearing Tuesday in Tac… […]


    NC New Guidelines For When You Get Pulled Over
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:58 by Officer.com

    Jan. 09–RALEIGH — When you get pulled over by a police officer, should you get your car registration out of the glove box and have it ready when he gets to your window? […]


    Hooker in the passenger seat helps convict Florida man in DUI crash
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:58 by Officer.com

    Jan. 09–Drunk and high on cocaine, Robert Velazco blew his truck through a red light in West Miami. He ran over a young father on a scooter, causing critical brain injuries. But Velazco drove off, which might have doomed the criminal case… […]


    Judge rules in favor of deputy who shot, killed man in 2014
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal magistrate judge granted summary judgment and tossed out a lawsuit against a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man in 2014 after the man rammed the deputy’s patrol car. […]


    San Jose: Police fatally shoot ax-carrying intruder at power plant
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–SAN JOSE — A police officer fatally shot an ax-carrying intruder at a South San Jose power plant Tuesday night, officials said. The shooting occurred about 5:15 p.m. at the Calpine Corp.-owned Metcalf Energy Center… […]


    Judge tosses Frederick officer’s lawsuit that claimed retaliation by department
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit that was brought by a Frederick police officer who felt retaliated against after hosting a “Blue Lives Matter” rally in 2016. Officer Daniel Sullivan alleged the department… […]


    Police recover $37K of stolen collectibles, make arrest
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–Three weeks after losing about $37,000 in comic books and action figures to a burglary, Victoria shop owner Ruben Flores, 71, and his daughter received a surprising call. “He said, ‘I think we found your stuff… […]


    Bill Would Address Officers’ Mental Health
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–South Bend police patrolman James Burns is one of several area cops praising the recent work of Indiana’s two U.S. senators to improve mental health care for officers. “The TV shows portray officers as being hard, like robots… […]


    U.S. Marshals Service searching for man with ties to Norfolk charged with killing 2
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:57 by Officer.com

    Jan. 10–NORFOLK — The U.S. Marshals Service is searching for a man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and her father in front of two children in Newport News, according to a news release. Amos Jacob Arroyo, 32, has been on the run… […]


    The Male Midlife Crisis: Fact or Fiction
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 08:32 by Officer.com

    Midlife crisis is a coin termed by Elliott Jaques, a Canadian psychoanalyst in 1965, describing this as a time where adults realize their own mortality and their remaining years of productive life. While most people do not experience a severe crisis… […]


    Police: Man tried to stab officer with liquid-filled syringe
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MANDAN, N.D. — Investigators say a man tried to stab a North Dakota police officer with a syringe during an arrest struggle. Court records say the incident happened in Mandan, just west of Bismarck. Investigators say officers approached Kelly McLeod at a gas station and tried to arrest him on a probation warrant. […]


    With resources scarce, ATF struggles to inspect gun dealers
    Posted January 10th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Irby McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Gun rights advocates have long sought to fight off new measures that could restrict the availability of firearms by urging federal officials to make sure current laws are followed. But what if… […]


    Mission First Tactical Releases Engage AR15/M16 Pistol Grip
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 19:57 by POLICE Magazine

    The new Mission First Tactical Engage AR15/M16 Pistol Grip is made to increase operator comfort and performance while allowing the operator to gain more control during reloading and firing. […]


    NYPD sergeant who overturned car in DUI crash charged in officer’s death
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 18:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — An NYPD sergeant has been charged with manslaughter and drunk driving after flipping his car in a fiery crash that killed his rookie officer passenger, authorities said. The New York Daily News reports that on Feb. 1… […]


    Officials: La. officer shot himself before crashing patrol car
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 17:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MONROE, La. — A Louisiana police officer who died in a single-vehicle wreck on Sunday apparently shot himself before crashing his patrol car, officials said. The News Star reports that officials investigating the incident confi… […]


    Video: Murder Suspect’s SUV Flips While Running from Virginia Officers
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A state trooper and a local deputy noticed the SUV on the interstate and tried to pull the man over. However, when the man pulled over, authorities say he got out of the SUV and shot at them. He then fled, and officers pursued. […]


    NYPD Union Sues Mayor Over Release of Body Camera Footage
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 16:44 by POLICE Magazine

    “The basis of this suit is simple: we’re suing to prevent the Mayor and the NYPD from arbitrarily and illegally releasing body camera footage,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said of the Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit. […]


    Deputy Sheriff – Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 15:50 by Officer.com

    Job Description    This position is responsible for patrolling the county to prevent or observe criminal acts and trafficviolations, enforcing state, federal, and local laws/ordinances and testifying in judicial proceedings and institutingcommunity… […]


    CA Man Killed in Fiery Pursuit Crash
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Aerial video from KTLA showed a Jeep-like SUV had apparently crashed into a power pole and was totaled; about a dozen police vehicles were on scene. […]


    NYPD Command Structure Shaken Up by Commissioner
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 15:33 by POLICE Magazine

    New York City’s Police Commissioner James O’Neil made a dozen high-level promotions in a shakeup late Monday that also saw several minority officers and women moved into top spots, chiefs being asked to retire and scores of other commanders told they are being transferred. […]


    NFPA fast-tracks new standard for unified response
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 14:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff QUINCY, Mass. — Due to a rise in active shooter incidents, the NFPA has fast-tracked a unified response standard. According to a press release, NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events, was processed as a provisional standard, marking the second time in 121 years that the […]


    Should Law Enforcement Agencies Sell Confiscated Guns
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Some law enforcement officials say the selling of guns raises money to purchase crime-fighting equipment, and if the practice were abandoned, people would just buy weapons somewhere else. […]


    Prosecution of TX Detective Ends as Supreme Court Declines Case
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    The nation’s highest court announced Monday that it will not take up the case, upholding the rulings of lower courts that cleared Charles Kleinert of criminal wrongdoing in the July 2013 death of Larry Jackson Jr. Kleinert has said his gun accidentally fired when he was trying to arrest Jackson. […]


    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Running for Senate
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Arpaio, who has frequently talked about seeking higher office, said he decided to run as a “big supporter of President Trump” who would back the president wholeheartedly. […]


    Should Law Enforcement Agencies Sell Confiscated Guns?
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 14:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Some law enforcement officials say the selling of guns raises money to purchase crime-fighting equipment, and if the practice were abandoned, people would just buy weapons somewhere else. […]


    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio running for senate seat
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 13:24 by PoliceOne

    By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was spared a possible jail sentence last year when his political ally President Donald Trump pardoned his criminal conviction for disobeying a judge’s order, announced Tuesday he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake. The 85-year-old lawman […]


    NY police union files lawsuit over release of body cam footage
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential. The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which represents about 24,000 uniformed officers, said the public release […]


    National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 12:21 by Officer.com

    January 9th is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and is a chance to show law enforcement officers appreciation and recognize the difficulties of their career and public service. […]


    What Do Border Agents Think About Immigration Battle?
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    President of National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd talks about the challenges Border Patrol agents face. […]


    Video shows Kan. cops fatally shooting disturbed woman armed with gun
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 12:10 by PoliceOne

    By Joe Robertson The Kansas City Star OLATHE, Kan. — Ciara Howard’s last act of defiance was slamming closed the laundry room door that stood between her and an arsenal of officers determined to arrest her one more time. Suddenly, in chilli… […]


    Boston Police Officer Drives Stranded Family Home to Maine
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    They had just missed their train after arriving from New York where their 19-year-old daughter had brain surgery. That’s when a Boston police officer stepped in to help. […]


    Video shows moments leading up to fatal 2015 OIS in Skid Row
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 11:35 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The controversial police shooting of Charly “Africa” Keunang on skid row was watched by millions around the world when a bystander posted video online. But for almost three years, the Los… […]


    Man running from Kan. officers gets hit by semi-truck
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 11:26 by PoliceOne

    By Erin Matthews The Salina Journal, Kan. CHAPMAN, Kan. — A Manhattan man who had been on his knees being arrested by Dickinson County deputies Sunday afternoon got up and ran onto Interstate Highway 70 and was struck by a semitrailer, according … […]


    Streamlight Introduces New PolyTac Light with Multiple Battery Options
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 11:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The light can be powered by either two 3-volt CR123 lithium batteries or one Streamlight rechargeable 18650 lithium ion battery. This multi-battery option allows for use of primary disposable batteries if the rechargeable cell is out of power. […]


    Man who shot Kan. officer charged with attempted murder
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 10:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. — A research associate in Kansas State University’s mechanical and nuclear engineering department has been charged with shooting and wounding a police officer. Riley County prosecutor Barry Wilkerson says 38-year-old Mark Harrison was charged Monday with three counts of attempted capital murder in the shooting Friday in Manhattan, Kansas. Harrison made […]


    Mo. officer shot in head transported to Colo. rehab hospital
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 10:04 by PoliceOne

    By Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch ARNOLD, Mo. — Injured Arnold police Officer Ryan O’Connor left St. Louis on a flight to a rehabilitation hospital near Denver on Monday as he continues to recover from being shot in the back of the head by a burglary suspect last month. First responders lined his route to […]


    Calif. deputy recovering after being stabbed in the chest
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A man was arrested Monday after he walked up to a Los Angeles County sheriff’s detective outside a fast food restaurant, asked him if he was a law enforcement officer and then stabbed him in the chest, investigators said. The detective was walking out of a Jack in the […]


    Video shows Colo. deputy talking to gunman before fatal shooting
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 09:31 by PoliceOne

    By Noelle Phillips The Denver Post HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — At 5:17 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, Douglas County sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish spoke to the man who — in less than 45 minutes — would become his killer, on a first-name basis. “Hey, Matt. It’s Zack,” Parrish said through a closed apartment door. “Yes, […]


    The Essential Equipment 911 Dispatchers Love to Hate
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 08:27 by Officer.com

    Go to any Telecommunications Center and ask the question, “What changes in technology have happened over time and what were they like?” You will get a plethora of answers and an ear-full about the numerous issues that come with upgrading. […]


    Colorado Sheriff Releases Body Camera Video From Shooting That Claimed Deputy’s Life
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock released the video Monday to explain what happened during a confrontation in the early morning hours of Dec. 31 that killed Deputy Zackari Parrish. […]


    Suspect in Slaying of Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Captured
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    A man suspected in the fatal shooting of Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney was sitting in jail as officers were mounting a massive manhunt Monday in the Frederickson area. […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Stabbed; Suspect in Custody
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy on Monday morning. […]


    Eight Cleveland Police Cadets Injured in Hand-to-Hand Combat Training
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:35 by Officer.com

    Eight Cleveland police cadets were hurt last month during a hand-to-hand combat training exercise at the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s police academy in Columbus. […]


    Events to Honor Fallen Florida Police Officer and Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Several events are planned Tuesday to honor the Orlando police lieutenant and Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputy who were killed in the line of duty one year ago. […]


    Murder Suspect Crashed Into Washington Deputy’s Car
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    William Bost was arrested on suspicion of killing his wife early Saturday, hours after crashing into a deputy’s patrol car in Spokane Valley. […]


    How One Small Town Slowed the Leadfoots Down
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    The Maryland community combined cost-effective technology and data analysis to get its speeding problem under better control. […]


    With Resources Scarce, ATF Struggles to Inspect Gun Dealers
    Posted January 9th, 2018 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    According to a 2013 Office of the Inspector General report, only about 58 percent of firearms dealers were inspected within five years. […]


    Suspect apprehended in killing of Wash. deputy
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 21:11 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FREDERICKSON, Wash. — Authorities in Washington state have arrested a man believed to have been involved in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Pierce County deputy Daniel McCartney, a 34-year-old Navy veteran and married father to three young boys, was shot during a foot chase late Sunday as he responded to a […]


    FL Deputy Remembered as ‘Gentle Giant’ at Funeral
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The soft-spoken Ryan died on Dec. 31, nearly two weeks after he collapsed at the Broward Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale. […]


    Video: CA Man Allegedly Steals Patrol Car and Uses It to Go Buy Beer
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 19:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Samaha allegedly took the vehicle after it was left unattended by officers who were responding to a call Saturday evening. […]


    What kind of cop will I be in these boots?
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 18:46 by PoliceOne

    By Garrett TeSlaa, P1 Contributor Before the police academy, the closest I’d ever come to shining shoes was selling them. In high school I slogged through a job selling low-quality shoes at a JCPenney’s in a rundown mall, so it was no surp… […]


    ICE Director Promises Doubling of Officers After CA ‘Sanctuary’ Law Signed
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 18:30 by POLICE Magazine

    “If [Brown] thinks he is protecting the community, he’s doing quite the opposite,” Homan said. “[Brown] is knowingly putting law enforcement at risk.” […]


    8 Cleveland Police Cadets Hurt During Training at Ohio Patrol Academy
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 18:14 by POLICE Magazine

    Six of the cadets were injured during a training exercise in which recruits fight off a training officer who attacks them. […]


    NFL Commissioner Gives 4 LAPD Officers Super Bowl Tickets
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 18:08 by POLICE Magazine

    For their dedication to the community, Officers Goosby, Holliman, Thompson, and Swift will have an opportunity to attend Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Feb. 4. […]


    MO Officer Shot in Head Last Month Going to CO Rehab Hospital
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 17:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Ryan O’Connor will now be treated at the Craig Hospital in Englewood, CO, which is renowned for spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation. […]


    L.A. County Detective Stabbed, Suspect in Custody
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 16:54 by POLICE Magazine

    The alleged attacker asked the officer if he was a deputy, and then stabbed the officer once in the chest, Sheriff’s Department officials said Monday morning. […]


    8 Cleveland cadets hurt in combat training at state patrol academy
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 16:37 by PoliceOne

    By Adam Ferrise Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND, Ohio — Eight Cleveland police cadets were hurt last month during a hand-to-hand combat training exercise at the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s police academy in Columbus, officials said. Six of the cadets — four men and two women — went to a hospital for treatment. One cadet […]


    Technology is turning wrong-way drivers around
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By Jen Fifield Stateline.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — If a driver turns the wrong way onto the freeway here, northwest of downtown Phoenix, the driver should instantly know he’s made a grave error. If not, though, at least others will. Thermal cameras recently installed on more than 30 off-ramps and along a 15-mile stretch of Interstate […]


    Video: CO Sheriff Details How Deputy was Killed, 4 LEOs Wounded on New Year’s Eve
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Posted on the Douglas County SO’s Facebook page, the video includes redacted footage from body cameras worn by multiple officers during the incident at the Copper Canyon Apartments in Highlands Ranch. The footage includes contact with the shooter, the sounds of numerous gun shots, and the wounded officers receiving first aid. […]


    Critically Wounded Missouri Police Officer Flown to Rehab Hospital in Colorado
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 15:33 by Officer.com

    Injured Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor is being flown to a rehabilitation hospital near Denver on Monday as he continues to recover from being shot in the back of the head. […]


    Vt. considers offering third gender option on licenses
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 15:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont residents who don’t identify as male or female may soon be able to choose another gender on their licenses. Vermont Public Radio reports the Department of Motor Vehicles’ new computer system will allow a third gender option. The department also asked a panel of public safety officials if the […]


    SCOTUS to hear case disputing warrantless motorcycle search
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 15:23 by PoliceOne

    By Denise Lavoie Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to decide whether police have the right to go on private property without a warrant to search a vehicle. Arguments are scheduled Tuesday in a Virginia case that could test the boundaries of an exception to the Fourth Amendment’s requirement […]


    Sheriff to run for Texas governor
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 15:02 by PoliceOne

    By Molly Hennessy-Fiske Los Angeles Times DALLAS — Guadalupe “Lupe” Valdez was making the rounds in jeans and a purple blouse on a recent Sunday at Norma’s Cafe, a popular diner packed with a diverse mix of Texans. “Hey, s… […]


    NASRO Supports Enforcement of Federal Marijuana Laws
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 14:53 by POLICE Magazine

    NASRO executive director Mo Canady said that his organization believes that the attorney general’s decision will make it more difficult for youth to obtain and use marijuana. […]


    LAPD Releases Body Camera Videos of 2015 Shooting
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 14:06 by Officer.com

    The controversial shooting of Charly “Africa” Keunang by Los Angeles police on skid row was watched by millions around the world when a bystander posted video of the incident on social media. […]


    Ekin Safe City Products Now Available to United States Market
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 13:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Ekin, known for its safe city technologies, has now launched its full line of mobile and versatile security products in the United States. […]


    The Best Law Enforcement Sunglasses
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    What type of sunglasses work the best for law enforcement officers? […]


    The Best Law Enforcement Sunglasses
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    What type of sunglasses work the best for law enforcement officers? […]


    Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot After Responding to Home Invasion
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:41 by Officer.com

    Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney was killed while responding to a report of a home invasion near Frederickson late Sunday night. […]


    Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot After Responding to Home Invasion
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:41 by Officer.com

    Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney was killed while responding to a report of a home invasion near Frederickson late Sunday night. […]


    Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot During Foot Pursuit
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:41 by Officer.com

    Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney was shot and killed late Sunday night while chasing two burglars in the Frederickson area. […]


    Law enforcement split about selling seized guns 
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:34 by PoliceOne

    Martha Bellisle Associated Press SEATTLE — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor’s head […]


    Wash. deputy shot during chase dies from gunshot wounds
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE: FREDERICKSON, Wash. — Authorities in Washington state have identified a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed while responding to a home invasion as a Navy veteran and father of three young boys. Pierce County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Ed Troyer identified the deputy as 34-year-old Daniel McCartney, of Yelm. The department says McCartney was […]


    Wash. deputy shot during foot pursuit dies from gunshot wounds
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE: FREDERICKSON, Wash. — Authorities in Washington state have identified a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed while responding to a home invasion as a Navy veteran and father of three young boys. Pierce County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Ed Troyer identified the deputy as 34-year-old Daniel McCartney, of Yelm. The department says McCartney was […]


    Wash. deputy shot during foot pursuit dies
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 11:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 12:42 p.m. (PST): Authorities in Washington state say they now have a detailed description of a man suspected of involvement in the fatal shooting of sheriff’s deputy. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said Monday that authorities are looking for a mixed race or white man who is tall and thin, with curly […]


    Louisiana Officer Killed in Patrol Vehicle Crash
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 10:50 by POLICE Magazine

    For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle veered to the left. His vehicle then traveled across both northbound lanes and struck a tree. […]


    The Glock 19X – Pros & Cons
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 09:45 by Officer.com

    I can remember back to the early 1990s when I got my Glock 19 (2nd generation at the time) and my Glock 17 (used first generation variant). I WANTED to put the Glock 19 slide assembly on the Glock 17 frame. Aesthetically I just thought it looked better. […]


    WA Deputy Shot and Killed Sunday Night, Suspect at Large
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 09:29 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the deputy was shot just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday while responding to a 911 call for an intruder reported in a house in the Frederickson area. […]


    WA Deputy Shot and Killed Sunday Night
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 09:29 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, the deputy was shot just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday while responding to a 911 call for an intruder reported in a house in the Frederickson area. […]


    The Key Features in 21st Century Public Safety Communications
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    As public safety communications trends, standards and networks continue to advance, first responders are turning to reliable, durable and interoperable devices and applications to aid in their mission-critical communications.Read the full article here. […]


    The Key Features in 21st Century Public Safety Communications
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    As public safety communications trends, standards and networks continue to advance, first responders are turning to reliable, durable and interoperable devices and applications to aid in their mission-critical communications.Read the full article here. […]


    Memorial Ride Held for Family of Arizona Sergeant
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    A memorial ride and fundraiser was held Sunday morning the family of a Sergeant who lost his wife when she was struck and killed by an out of control driver. […]


    Officer Accidentally Discharged Gun on New Year’s Eve on Las Vegas Strip
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    LVMPD has confirmed that one of its officers accidentally discharged a rifle on Las Vegas Strip on New Year’s Eve while moving barricades. […]


    CHP Warns Bikers Against Dangerous Freeway Stunts
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 08:07 by Officer.com

    The CHP says an officer tried to break up a group of riders on the freeway Sunday but felt unsafe. […]


    Police: Snow thwarts shoplifter in ND
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINOT, N.D. — Authorities say a North Dakota man who wheeled a shopping cart with stolen merchandise out of a Hobby Lobby craft store was stopped by snow. Police say 22-year-old Dustin Johnson filled up a cart with about $4,000 i… […]


    Louisiana Police Officer Killed in Crash
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:57 by Officer.com

    Monroe Police Officer Chris Beaudion died following an on-duty crash early Sunday morning. […]


    Fallen Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Remembered as a ‘Gentle Giant’
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Ryan died on Dec. 31, nearly two weeks after he collapsed at the Broward Main Jail in downtown Fort Lauderdale. […]


    More Details Released in Terror Plot Targeting San Francisco Pier
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:40 by Officer.com

    SAN FRANCISCO — Everitt Aaron Jameson, the Modesto man accused of planning a Christmas terror attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39, was indicted Thursday in U.S District Court in Fresno on a charge of attempting to provide material support and… […]


    Texas Sheriff to Run for Governor
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Dallas County Sheriff Guadalupe “Lupe” Valdez recently announced that she will be resigning to run for governor. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Woman Fatally Shot by Kansas Officers Was Armed
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:25 by Officer.com

    The woman stood shouting with a gun in her hand, waving it at first but at times clearly pointing it at officers who screamed at her to drop the weapon. […]


    New Technology Is Turning Wrong-Way Drivers Around
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    While vehicle crash deaths in the United States have declined in the past decade, wrong-way crashes have maintained their deadly toll. […]


    Fired Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Wants Job Back
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Weeks after being fired from the Missouri Highway Patrol, former trooper Anthony Piercy is fighting to get his job back. […]


    ‘Door of Hope’ on San Diego’s Border With Mexico Closed
    Posted January 8th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Border Patrol will not reopen doors in the border fence at Friendship Park this year, ending a series of events that allowed chosen families to reunite briefly on the line between the U.S. and Mexico. […]


    Audio: Man calls 911 to report himself drunk driving
    Posted January 7th, 2018 @ 14:56 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year’s Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff’s officials say the dispatcher kept him talking while directing officers to the scene. When the dispatcher asked Michael Lester where […]


    Colo. prosecutors weighed charges against deputy killer
    Posted January 7th, 2018 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    By John Ingold and Noelle Phillips The Denver Post DENVER — The emails were taunting, belligerent, threatening. In the months before he shot and killed a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy and wounded six other people, Matthew Riehl sent at le… […]


    Pa. police fatally shoot suspect who struck officer with vehicle
    Posted January 7th, 2018 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    By Lindsay C. VanAsdalan The York Dispatch, Pa. MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 27-year-old man was fatally shot in a church parking lot in Manchester Township after a police traffic stop, state police said. Gregory Stough, of Reading Township, Adams County, was pronounced dead at the scene by York County deputy coroners Tania Zech and […]


    Suspect denies terror plot for San Francisco’s Pier 39
    Posted January 7th, 2018 @ 13:23 by PoliceOne

    By Pablo Lopez The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — Suspected American terrorist Everitt Aaron Jameson of Modesto pleaded not guilty Friday to two felony charges in connection with an alleged plot to go on a murderous rampage on Christmas at Pier 39 i… […]


    La. officer killed in single-vehicle wreck
    Posted January 7th, 2018 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MONROE, La. — An officer in Louisiana was killed after being involved in a single-vehicle wreck while on duty. The News Star reports that Monroe PD Officer Chris Beaudion, 26, was traveling in his police cruiser when he veered … […]


    Retired deputy wounded in shooting at his Calif. home
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Parvini and Maya Lau Los Angeles Times REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — There was a knock at the door around midnight. Then bullets shot straight into the apartment. Police said a retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the … […]


    Mexican man acquitted in death of SF woman sentenced for illegal gun possession
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Samuel Feng also denied a defense request to grant Jose Ines […]


    Police: Man ripped heads off chickens in jealous rage
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Christine Dempsey The Hartford Courant MILFORD, Conn. — Two men face cruelty charges after a Christmas Day rampage in Milford during which cars were vandalized and 20 chickens were stolen and brutally killed, police said. One of the men watche… […]


    Kan. cop shot, wounded after responding to domestic violence call
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. — A Riley County police officer was shot when he responded to a domestic violence call in Manhattan. Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen says one of the first officers to respond to the call Friday wa… […]


    Thousands attend funeral of Colo. deputy killed in ambush
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jennifer Brown The Denver Post HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Gracie Parrish rose from her seat in front of her husband’s flag-draped casket and climbed the stairs to the church stage, his badge hanging from her neck over a black dress. Then she read him her final love letter. “You are my once in a […]


    Boy with terminal cancer named Dallas chief for a day
    Posted January 6th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Gloria Adekilekun has been preparing for the worst for months, but Friday offered a rare ray of sunshine. Her 14-year-old son, Ayodeji, was named Dallas’ police chief for a day, a point of pride for a mother still coming to grips with the teen’s brain cancer […]


    Sublite Cushion Tactical AR670-1 Compliant Boot
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Warson Brands, official licensee of Reebok for duty and uniform footwear, has introduced the new Reebok Sublite Cushion Tactical RB8808 tactical boot designed for military professionals. […]


    .308 Tactical Mag Can
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:42 by POLICE Magazine

    MTM’s Tactical Mag Can is a stackable, sturdy plastic container that is lockable and includes a foam insert designed specifically for .308 magazines. […]


    Two-Way Radio Communications
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:42 by POLICE Magazine

    Using the AT&T network for nationwide two-way radio communications, the service also includes GPS Google Mapping. […]


    FATS 100P Portable Virtual Training System
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Meggitt Training Systems’ FATS 100P delivers weapon handling and shot analytics in an immersive training platform. […]


    Men’s Long Sleeve CCW Snap Front Tactical Shirt
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Dickies Men’s Long Sleeve CCW Snap Front Tactical shirt is designed to stand up to the toughest of work environments. […]


    Elite Tactical XRS II Riflescope
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 17:31 by POLICE Magazine

    Bushnell’s new XRS II riflescope is the newest addition to the company’s Elite Tactical line of precision optics. […]


    Video shows suspect open fire at cops as he falls to the ground
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 16:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies in Florida were cleared in the shooting a man who shot at the officers and later claimed that he was attempting to kill himself. The Pensacola New Journal reports that the suspect, 26-year-old D… […]


    Thousands Mourn Fallen Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 16:09 by Officer.com

    Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally wounded on New Year’s Eve at the Copper Canyon Apartment complex in Highlands Ranch that wounded 4 other officers and 3 civilians. […]


    Thousands Mourn Fallen Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 16:09 by Officer.com

    Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally wounded on New Year’s Eve at the Copper Canyon Apartment complex in Highlands Ranch that wounded 4 other officers and 3 civilians. […]


    FN Introduces the FDE & BLK Series
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:21 by POLICE Magazine

    FN America LLC has announced the release of the limited-edition FN FDE & BLK Series, featuring a collection of five pistols and three long guns, all in flat dark earth (FDE) and black configurations. […]


    FBI agent shoots suspect after being dragged by car in Ga.
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — An FBI agent trying to arrest a man wanted in a gang investigation shot and wounded him after being dragged by the suspect’s vehicle, authorities said Friday. The agent spotted a man at a hotel in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs and attempted to take him into custody, […]


    Wounded Missouri Police Officer is Breathing On His Own
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:13 by Officer.com

    After a nearly monthlong battle for his life since being shot in the head by a handcuffed suspect, Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor has opened his eyes and is breathing on his own. […]


    MO Officer Shot in Head Last Month, Breathing on His Own
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    O’Connor, 44, was shot by a burglary suspect riding in the back of his police SUV on Dec. 5. Police say Chad Klahs, 29, of Arnold shot O’Connor before fatally shooting himself, all while handcuffed. […]


    NJ Lieutenant Killed in Turnpike Accident
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    “We consider him on duty being that Lt. Robateau got out of his car to help someone else which is what we want all our officers to be doing all the time regardless of their location or time of day.,” Mayor Fulop said on Facebook […]


    Can Keeping Mass Killer’s Names Out of the Media Save Lives?
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Others have mounted like-minded efforts, among them the FBI-endorsed Don’t Name Them campaign developed by the ALERRT Center at Texas State University; and guidelines crafted by Columbia Journalism Review, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and Mother Jones magazine. […]


    Feds Attempt to Purchase Weapons Through Dark Web for New Report
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Overall, GAO found that many of its attempts to purchase weapons – even through “darknet” sites intentionally obscured from public access and tailored to covert transactions – were rebuffed. […]


    Video: LAPD Officer Recovering from Ambush Shooting, Suspect Facing Attempted Murder Charge
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Alongside her partner, Park had stopped a man on a street in the Westlake District for having an open container, when someone from a distance began shooting at them in an ambush attack. […]


    FBI Agent Shoots GA Gang Suspect in Vehicle Dragging Incident
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    The arrest is the latest in an investigation that earlier yielded an indictment against dozens of members and associates of the “Nine Trey Gangsters” Oct. 12. The wounded driver “was the lone suspect that was not apprehended from that investigation,” the FBI said. […]


    Boys Donate Their 2018 Allowance Money to Family of Fallen CO Deputy
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Two young boys, who look like they must be ten or younger, walked into the sheriff’s office and donated a year’s worth of their allowance to show their support. […]


    Can Keeping Mass Killers’ Names Out of the Media Save Lives?
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Others have mounted like-minded efforts, among them the FBI-endorsed Don’t Name Them campaign developed by the ALERRT Center at Texas State University; and guidelines crafted by Columbia Journalism Review, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and Mother Jones magazine. […]


    Video: MN Officers Rescue Couple from Burning Home
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 15:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Acting on instinct, Rieber raced in his patrol car and found a home ablaze with flames through the roof next to the chimney. A couple with health issues was sound asleep inside. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Should bump stocks and suppressors be illegal?
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 14:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_384S–><!–cke_bookmark_384E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed The gunman in the Las Vegas shooting in October reportedly had equipped several AR-15 rifles with what is called a bump stock, which effectively turns a semi-automatic rifle into a weapon capable of automatic fire. Following that tragedy, […]


    Peelian Principles of Policing: How to be a public servant
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim BarfieldIn my first article in this series, I laid out the foundations of Sir Robert Peel’s principles of policing. My second article reviewed the importance of building community relationships. The third article looked at how gaining… […]


    8 ways to prevent blue-on-blue shootings
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 14:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: David BlakeIn 2010, the New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings published an in-depth analysis of blue-on-blue shootings. The report provides details of 26 police officer fatalities that occurred between 1981 and 2009, and indic… […]


    Video: Armed Man Shot by Denver Police at End of Pursuit Claims “Excessive Force”
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 13:50 by POLICE Magazine

    After the suspect lost control of his vehicle and was rammed by a police SUV, two officers fired at least 27 rounds at him. Eight of the bullets hit the suspect. […]


    Fla. officer found guilty of shooting into home
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: David BlakeBy Gal Tziperman Lotan and Krista Torralva Orlando Sentinel OCOEE, Fla. — An Ocoee police officer was not justified in shooting into a home in the middle of the night after a dispatcher sent him to the wrong address for a domes… […]


    Suspect in Ga. murder was convicted in slaying of Tenn. cop in 1975
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 13:29 by PoliceOne

    By Tim Chitwood Columbus Ledger-Enquirer COLUMBUS, Ga. — The man charged in Columbus’ first homicide of 2018 was convicted of killing a Tennessee police officer in 1975 and has other felonies on his local court record, authorities said Thur… […]


    Fla. sheriff’s deputy beaten in 2016 found dead
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — A sheriff’s deputy who was beaten on a Florida interstate more than a year ago has died. The News-Press reports that Cape Coral police found 48-year-old Lee County Deputy Dean Bardes dead in his home Tuesday. Police say no foul play is suspected in Bardes’ death. A cause of […]


    Ohio trooper, nurse recognized for pulling man from burning car
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By Jay Skebba The Blade, Toledo, Ohio FREMONT, Ohio — A 21-year-old man likely owes his life to a state trooper and passerby who pulled him from a burning car on U.S. 20 in Fremont. Two months after that heroic rescue, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Donte’ Hanns and nurse Ginger Havlin were presented with […]


    New Jersey Police Lieutenant Struck, Killed While Assisting Motorist
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 12:28 by Officer.com

    Jersey City Police Lt. Christopher Robateau was driving to work when he stopped to help a motorist Friday morning when he was hit on the New Jersey Turnpike. […]


    Police: Man breaks into evidence room undetected, takes back bike
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 11:35 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PROVO, Utah — Provo police say a man broke into the department’s evidence room undetected and took back his bike. Deseret News reported Thursday that the burglary went unnoticed until the person who originally was found with the bike was arrested again and told officers David Elwin Snow was bragging that he “pulled […]


    NJ officer killed after being struck by vehicle
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 11:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JERSEY CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey police lieutenant was attempting to help a motorist while on his way to work when he was struck and killed by a vehicle. NJ.com reports that Jersey City Lt. Christopher Robateau, 49, exited car on the New Jersey Turnpike to help a motorist Friday morning […]


    Wounded Mo. officer breathing on his own, opens his eyes
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 09:40 by PoliceOne

    By Nassim Benchaabane St. Louis Post-Dispatch ARNOLD, Mo. — After a nearly monthlong battle for his life since being shot in the back of the head by a handcuffed suspect, Officer Ryan O’Connor has opened his eyes and is breathing on his own, the Arnold Police Department said Thursday night. O’Connor, 44, was shot by […]


    Sessions reverses Obama-era policy on federal marijuana enforcement
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 09:31 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration threw the burgeoning movement to legalize marijuana into uncertainty Thursday as it lifted an Obama-era policy that kept federal authorities from cracking down on the pot trade in states where the drug is legal. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will now leave it up to federal […]


    Video Shows Suspect Assault, Kill California Deputy
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 08:59 by Officer.com

    A suspect tried to escape after fatally beating an off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy during a road rage incident, according surveillance video. […]


    Michigan Airport K-9 Dies of Cancer
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 08:52 by Officer.com

    Piper the airport dog, who was known for protecting planes in Michigan, has died. Piper’s signature style of goggles and a uniform made him a viral sensation and a popular fixture on social media. […]


    California Highway Pursuit Ends With a Kiss
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 08:43 by Officer.com

    A highway chase ends with a kiss and some handcuffs after California police say a man and a woman stole a U-Haul pickup truck and took it for a late-morning spin. […]


    How earning an online degree helped one state trooper prepare for the future
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Norwich University By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff A degree often serves as a stepping stone for a promotion or other career advancement. That’s certainly the case for Lt. Julie Scribner of the Vermont State Police. A detective sergean… […]


    Police: Man used bank robbery cash to buy engagement ring
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Authorities say a man robbed a bank in Ohio and used the money to buy his fiancee an engagement ring. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports 36-year-old Dustin Pedersen has been charged with robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Trenton on Dec. 16. Police say records show that Pedersen spent $4,500 […]


    Fla. officer dies from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff OCALA, Fla. — A Florida officer was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police. WESH reports that 56-year-old Officer Walter Pressley was found dead on New Year’s Day. Pressley has worked as an officer in Ocala since 1988. Police said he most recently worked as a school resource […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Struck by Car Remains in ICU
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    Oakland County Deputy David Hack remains in critical condition after being hit by a passing car. […]


    Retired California Deputy Wounded in Shooting at His Home
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Police said a retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the wrist and abdomen at his Redondo Beach apartment just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning as he peered out his window. […]


    Missing Texas Girls Found Safe; Suspect Charged
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    Terry Miles was arrested and charged Wednesday with kidnapping two Round Rock girls who were recovered safely in Colorado. […]


    Justice Department Targets Recreational Pot
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions ended an Obama-era federal policy that provided legal shelter for marijuana sales in states that have allowed recreational pot. […]


    New St. Louis Police Chief Has Big Plans
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    New St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden will tackle his main priorities in a city that just ended a year with its highest homicide total in decades and is in the midst of a federal investigation into how recent protests have been handled by police. […]


    Ohio Trooper Honored for Pulling Man From Burning Vehicle
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Jose Gonzalez likely owes his life to Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Donte’ Hanns and a passerby who pulled him from a burning car. […]


    Florida Police Officer Who Shot Into Wrong Home Found Guilty
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Ocoee Police Officer Carlos Anglero was not justified in shooting into a home in the middle of the night after a dispatcher sent him to the wrong address for a domestic disturbance in 2016, an Orange County jury ruled Thursday. […]


    Georgia Murder Suspect Was Convicted in Slaying of Tennessee Police Officer
    Posted January 5th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Police employed a SWAT squad Wednesday to capture Tommy McNeal and charged him with the fatal Jan. 1 shooting of Nancy Johnson during a New Year’s Eve party in Columbus. […]


    Video: CA Officer Cleared in Fatal OIS of Suspect Who Attacked Him
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 19:51 by POLICE Magazine

    “It is clear in this case, based on the totality of all the available evidence, Officer Esparza was justified in believing Tabares posed a significant threat of death or serious physical injury to Officer Esparza and possibly other civilians in the parking lot,” Baytieh wrote. […]


    MI Deputy Hit by Car, Critically Injured While Working Accident
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 19:17 by POLICE Magazine

    An Oakland County (MI) Sheriff’s Deputy is in critical condition after being hit by a passing car while working an accident Thursday morning. […]


    Video: Baby Born After South Carolina Police Chase
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The car was traveling at more than 90 miles per hour when several law enforcement officers started chasing Alewine and then pulled him over as his fiancee was about to give birth. […]


    Quiz: Are you ready to testify? How prepared you are for your next DUI case
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases are frustrating for law enforcement. The impact on the community is apparent. DUI statistics show more than 300,000 people drive drunk every day, but only ab… […]


    Quiz: Are you ready to testify? How prepared are you for your next DUI case
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:55 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases are frustrating for law enforcement. The impact on the community is apparent. DUI statistics show more than 300,000 people drive drunk every day, but only ab… […]


    Baltimore Judge Rules City Violated Contracts by Cutting Police, Fire Pension Benefits
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A judge ruled Tuesday that former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s overhaul of pension benefits “unlawfully withdrew” a variable pension benefit that paid out more money to retirees when the stock market improved. […]


    AG Sessions Wants to Enforce Federal Marijuana Law in Legal Weed States
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    In a memo sent to U.S. attorneys Thursday, Sessions noted that federal law prohibits the possession and sale of marijuana, and he undid several previous Obama administration memos that advised against bringing weed prosecutions in states where it was legal to use for recreational or medical purposes. […]


    MA Troopers Use Helicopter to Make Daring Rescue of Man in Icy River
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Although police and fire crews launched two boats to rescue the man, they became disabled when their propellers were damaged by ice. […]


    FBI Contract Awarded to Winchester
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has completed an extensive evaluation process and Winchester has been chosen as its primary source for .40 S&W pistol ammunition. […]


    Hanwha’s Wisenet extraLUX Feature Brings Color Night Vision to X Series Cameras
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Using a Hanwha motorized vari-focal lens with an f-stop of.94 and a ½” CMOS sensor, extraLUX provides clearer, sharper images than ever before, according to the company. […]


    Pelican Launches Premium Line of High-Performance Backpacks and Duffel Bags
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 17:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Pelican Products Inc. has announced Pelican Mobile Protect, a new line of lightweight backpacks and duffel bags. […]


    Ecco Introduces 12+ Series Vantage Lightbar
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 15:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Ecco’s best-selling lightbar now includes an integrated Safety Director and ICE optics. […]


    Baltimore Judge Rules City Violated Police Contract
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 15:52 by Officer.com

    A Baltimore circuit judge has ruled that city officials broke their contract with many police officers and retirees in 2010 by cutting a key pension provision that has cost retirees millions. […]


    Video: “Career Criminal” Charged with Murder in Road Rage Attack on CA Deputy
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 15:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Surveillance video provided by a nearby business captured the two speaking; less than a minute after they approached each other, the other driver punched the deputy in the head. Falce dropped to the ground and never regained consciousness. […]


    Video: CA Officer Convinces Brother to Turn Himself In After Deadly Hit and Run
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 15:36 by POLICE Magazine

    “After the briefing, the officer called his brother and asked him if he had been involved in a collision the night before, and his brother said he was driving home from work. He’s a security guard at Club Imperio and he was driving westbound in the number one lane and that he had hit something […]


    Mich. deputy in critical condition after being struck by car
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 15:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — Authorities say a suburban Detroit sheriff’s deputy has been critically injured after being struck by a car while policing a crash. Oakland County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mike McCabe identified the officer injured Thursday morning as 50-year-old David Hack, a 17-year veteran who’s a school liaison officer at Rochester Adams […]


    Retay Arms Introduces “Push Button” Removable Trigger to Semi-Auto Shotgun Market
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 14:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The Retay Removable Trigger (RRT) comes as standard equipment on the Retay Arms Masai Mara shotgun. […]


    Streamlight Introduces Rechargeable Microstream USB
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 13:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Streamlight’s new MicroStream USB compact light features a lithium ion battery that recharges via a micro USB port. […]


    Mass. state police helicopter makes ‘daring’ rescue of distraught man
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By O’Ryan Johnson Boston Herald LOWELL, Mass. — A state police helicopter pilot lowered the skids of his aircraft into the icy waters of the Merrimack River last night during the “daring” rescue of an emotionally distraught man, a department spokesman said. Lowell police and firefighters responded about 7 p.m. to a report of a […]


    Baltimore judge rules city violated contracts by cutting police, fire pension benefits
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By Luke Broadwater The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore circuit judge has ruled that city officials broke their contract with many police officers, firefighters and retirees in 2010 by cutting a key pension provision that has cost retirees millions in pension benefits. Judge Julie R. Rubin ruled Tuesday that former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s overhaul […]


    Lessons in Leadership: Why cops shouldn’t judge a crisis by its cover
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    Author: Rich EmberlinPolicing has historically been a job; today it is recognized as a genuine profession. Today’s police force is comprised of highly trained, exceptionally smart individuals who possess specialized knowledge and skills. Whether … […]


    Attorney: Kan. family of ‘swatting’ victim wants officer charged
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Rich EmberlinBy Roxana Hegeman Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — The family of a Kansas man fatally shot at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call wants the police officer who killed him criminally charged for his death, their attorney said Tuesday. Police have said 28-year-old Andrew Finch was shot after a […]


    How citizen surveys improve community engagement with police
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:26 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.Five years ago, potential traffic and crowd problems dominated headlines during intense public debate over Colorado State University’s proposed new stadium for its Fort Collins urban campus. After the first game… […]


    The End
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:17 by POLICE Magazine

    You create the ending of your own story, every call, every crisis, every day. […]


    Four Books to Make 2018 Your Best Financial Year Yet
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:13 by POLICE Magazine

    I want to share a list of the four books that have most impacted my financial success as I’ve made a study of wealth building over the last several years. […]


    Reading List to Make 2018 Your Best Financial Year Yet
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:13 by POLICE Magazine

    I want to share a list of the four books that have most impacted my financial success as I’ve made a study of wealth building over the last several years. […]


    Suspect in CHP Officer’s Death Was Driving 120 MPH
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    Mohammed Abraar Ali was driving an estimated 120 mph when he slammed into the back of a parked California Highway Patrol vehicle on Christmas Eve, killing Officer Andrew Camilleri. […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Critically Injured in After Being Struck by Vehicle
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    An Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy is in critical condition after being hit by a passing car Thursday morning. […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Critically Injured in After Being Struck by Vehicle
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    An Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy is in critical condition after being hit by a passing car Thursday morning. […]


    Police Product Test: Lotar Combat Akrav Gen II Knife
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:56 by POLICE Magazine

    This high-end folder was designed to be a serious defensive weapon and survival tool for law enforcement and the military. […]


    Just Get It Done
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Scheduling high-intensity workouts is much easier when you have an actionable plan. […]


    New Year’s baby born on hood of car after high-speed police pursuit
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Noah Feit The State (Columbia, S.C.) CHARLESTON, SC — It’s tradition for the media to report on the first baby born at an area hospital on New Year’s Day. Anastasia Alewine wasn’t the first … […]


    Calif. cop cleared in fatal OIS of homeless veteran who grabbed at duty belt
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Hannah Fry Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A Huntington Beach police officer who shot and killed a 27-year-old man during a scuffle outside a 7-Eleven store in September will not fa… […]


    Calif. cop cleared in fatal OIS of veteran who grabbed at duty belt
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Hannah Fry Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A Huntington Beach police officer who shot and killed a 27-year-old man during a scuffle outside a 7-Eleven store in September will not fa… […]


    Calif. officer cleared in fatal OIS of man who attacked him
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By Hannah Fry Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A Huntington Beach police officer who shot and killed a 27-year-old man during a scuffle outside a 7-Eleven store in September will not fa… […]


    Man posing as cop pulls over motorist who turns out to be a real officer
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    By Chueyee Yang The Fresno Bee VISALIA, Calif. — A man pretending to be a police officer was arrested Monday after he tried to make a traffic stop on an off-duty sergeant in Tulare, Visalia police said. An off-duty sergeant was driving near Moone… […]


    Defending Against the Choke
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 11:22 by POLICE Magazine

    One of the first things any attacker will attempt to do to you in a physical confrontation is to cut off the oxygen to your brain, so it’s important for you to know how to escape and counter that assault. […]


    Miss. deputy dies after accidentally shooting himself
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 09:55 by PoliceOne

    By Robin Fitzgerald The Sun Herald HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. — A Hancock County deputy who accidentally shot himself while cleaning a gun at his Bayside Park home has died, Sheriff Ricky Adam said. Adam identified him Wednesday as Deputy John Schmidt… […]


    Officer Meets Newborn He Saved With Liver Donation
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 08:01 by Officer.com

    On the morning of Sep. 8, 2016, Lt. Steven Tenney of the Keane, New Hampshire Police Department laid in his hospital bed pondering his decision to donate part of his liver to a newborn child he had never met — a decision he made without hesitation. […]


    Program Lets Law Enforcement And People With Autism Learn From Each Other
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 07:58 by Officer.com

    A training program in Arkansas is introducing people with autism to members of law enforcement, with the goal of making them more comfortable with each other. […]


    California Highway Patrol Officers Help Chickens Cross the Road
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    California Highway Patrol officers managed to help them get to the other side after nearly two dozen of the birds snarled traffic after falling off the back of a truck. […]


    Man charged with single-punch murder of Calif. deputy
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A 70-year-old, off-duty sheriff’s deputy braked to avoid two dogs and was rear-ended by a driver who then got out and delivered a fatal punch, police said Wednesday in announcing a murder charge against the man. The attack occurred on New Year’s Eve and San Bernardino County sheriff’s Deputy […]


    NYC to install hundreds of barriers to protect pedestrians after deadly attacks
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Deepti Hajela Associated Press NEW YORK — Hundreds of new protective barriers will be permanently installed in Times Square and other locations around New York in an effort to block vehicles from hitting pedestrians after deadly attacks last year on crowds. The city is spending $50 million on protective measures including the installation of […]


    NYC to install hundreds of barriers to protect pedestrians after deadly attacks
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Deepti Hajela Associated Press NEW YORK — Hundreds of new protective barriers will be permanently installed in Times Square and other locations around New York in an effort to block vehicles from hitting pedestrians after deadly attacks last year on crowds. The city is spending $50 million on protective measures including the installation of […]


    Massachusetts State Police Helicopter Crew Makes Daring Rescue
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:42 by Officer.com

    A Massachusetts State Police helicopter pilot lowered the aircraft’s skids into the icy waters of the Merrimack River Wednesday night during the rescue of an emotionally distraught man. […]


    Florida Deputy Who Was Beaten on Highway Dies
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Bardes, who was beaten on a highway in late 2016, died suddenly this week. […]


    Florida Deputy Who Collapsed Outside Jail Dies
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Ryan, who collapsed outside the jail while on duty last month, died on New Year’s Eve. […]


    Virginia State Police Trooper Convinces Distraught Man to Surrender Weapon
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A trooper was making a routine check at the Virginia Welcome Center in Fredericksburg when a vehicle in the parking lot attracted his attention. […]


    Virginia State Police Trooper Convinces Distraught Man to Surrender Weapon
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A trooper was making a routine check at the Virginia Welcome Center in Fredericksburg when a vehicle in the parking lot attracted his attention. […]


    Baby Born After High-Speed Police Pursuit in South Carolina
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    Anastasia Alewine wasn’t the first baby born in South Carolina in 2018, but it’s doubtful anybody made a more spectacular entrance into the world in the very early morning hours on Monday. […]


    Mississippi Deputy Who Accidentally Shot Himself Dies
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy John Schmidt, who accidentally shot himself while cleaning a gun at his Bayside Park home, has died. […]


    Facebook Live Captures Shooting of Woman in Chicago
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A woman was shot in the arm Tuesday afternoon while live-streaming an argument with another woman on the South Side. […]


    Man Impersonating an Officer Pulls Over a Real One in California
    Posted January 4th, 2018 @ 04:44 by Officer.com

    A man pretending to be a police officer was arrested Monday after he tried to make a traffic stop on an off-duty sergeant in Tulare. […]


    Springfield Armory Introduces 911 .380 Pistol
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 19:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The 911 .380 is made to both shoot and feel like a full-size firearm, encouraging both practice and daily carry in the most concealable firearm that Springfield currently offers. […]


    Meggitt Training Systems to Introduce 3 New Shooting Range Solutions at SHOT
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Meggitt Training Systems (booth #12267) will debut new target imagery, target carrier, and live-fire screen products at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference. […]


    Firearms Training Equipment 2018
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 18:54 by POLICE Magazine

    When you’re looking to improve your shooting practice, look to these tools. […]


    Busting the Backlog
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 18:25 by POLICE Magazine

    By establishing new policies for processing rape kit evidence and by adopting victim-centered investigation strategies, departments can close more sexual assault cases. […]


    ICAP awarded monumental grant from DOJ
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 18:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The International Association of Chiefs of Police announced that they have received a $7 million award from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The funding will allow the IACP and other promine… […]


    Officer turns own brother in for deadly hit-and-run incident
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 18:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FRESNO, Calif. — When officers arrested a suspect in a deadly hit-and-run incident, they were led to him in an unusual way. KFSN-TV reports that Kong Yang, 33, was likely walking across a road when he was struck and killed by a… […]


    Police Surgeon
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    Dr. Sydney Vail rolls out with a SWAT team, trains law enforcement officers in hemorrhage response, and operates on wounded officers as a gunshot wound specialist. […]


    The Lighter Side of Enforcing the Law
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 17:26 by POLICE Magazine

    From traffic stops to the courts, sometimes the best tool an officer has for meeting the challenges of the job is a sense of humor. […]


    Police Protective Gear 2018
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 17:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Makers of law enforcement armor, helmets, and shields have plans to introduce new products or improve existing products in the coming year. […]


    Haix Triple Tactical Boot Wear Test
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 17:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Three tactical teams put three pairs of Haix footwear through their paces and shared their feedback. […]


    Video: DUI Suspect Charged with Murder in CHP Officer’s Death
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 16:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Mohammed Abraar Ali was at the wheel of a speeding red Cadillac when it slammed into a CHP SUV with officers Andrew Camilleri and Jonathan Velasquez inside the vehicle. The SUV was parked on the side of the road monitoring highway traffic as part of the CHP’s holiday DUI crackdown. […]


    Ammunition 2018
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 16:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Ammunition manufacturers are starting the year off with new product offerings. […]


    Grand jury to Pa. state police: Give up trooper shooting probes
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press EASTON, Pa. — The “arrogant” Pennsylvania State Police should stop investigating shootings by its own troopers to ensure such probes are transparent and “free from potential bias or conflicts… […]


    Firearms 2018
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 16:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Makers of long guns and handguns for law enforcement operations will be marketing a broad range of new and ongoing product lines this year. […]


    Off-duty SC cop fatally shoots alleged shoplifting suspect armed with knife
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 15:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GREENVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina police department says an off-duty officer shot and killed an alleged shoplifting suspect at a sporting goods store. A news release from Greenville police sent to local media outlets said the o… […]


    Off-duty NC cop fatally shoots alleged shoplifting suspect armed with knife
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 15:40 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GREENVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina police department says an off-duty officer shot and killed an alleged shoplifting suspect at a sporting goods store. A news release from Greenville police sent to local media outlets said the o… […]


    Colo. cop shot in New Year’s Eve ambush in ‘tremendous’ pain but recovering
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:55 by PoliceOne

    By John Bear Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. DENVER — When Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle’s son, Douglas County Deputy Sheriff Jeff Pelle, was considering pursuing a career in law enforcement in high school, the two had many conversations regarding the high stakes that come with police work. “When he was making a career decision and […]


    Wounded Colorado Deputy Expected to Recover
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:44 by Officer.com

    Douglas County Deputy Jeff Pelle is continuing to recover from a gunshot wound sustained in a shooting that left a colleague dead, but remains in “a tremendous amount of pain.” […]


    5 commitments police officers should make for 2018
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:32 by PoliceOne

    By Lawrence Lujan, P1 Contributor Resolution | re-z?-?lü-sh?n | a decision or determination Commitment | k??mitm?nt | the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc. The New Year is here and many people will make resolutions tha… […]


    How to Implement and Justify a Drone Program
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Unmanned aircraft can perform a variety of critical law enforcement missions; just make sure you have community support and federal permission. […]


    Blowback Laser Trainer: The Practice Gun
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Featuring the ergonomics of a duty gun and significant felt recoil, the Blowback Laser Trainer was designed for law enforcement firearms instruction for both the novice and the expert shooter. […]


    Off-Duty NC Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Shoplifting Suspect
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say, the officer confronted the alleged shoplifter, identified himself and displayed his credentials. The man tried to attack the officer with a knife before the officer drew his weapon and shot the suspect. […]


    Ambulance Carrying Injured Officer Wrecks in PA
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    County officials said three EMS crew members and the driver of the other vehicle in the crash were taken to hospitals, along with the McKees Rocks officer. […]


    Could a 911 PIN Technology Prevent ATM Robberies
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    With the goal of preventing ATM robberies, a Chicago businessman received a patent for emergency PINs that allows cardholders to create a code that when used would dispense cash while secretly alerting police that a crime is unfolding. […]


    2 IL Cities to Pay Nearly $13 Million Over Pursuit-Related Deaths
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Ten months later, and less than 5 miles away, off-duty Chicago police Officer David Harris, 42, was driving home after a late shift at work when he, too, died when a speeding car plowed into his vehicle at a South Side intersection. […]


    NC Driver Manuals Now Teach Public What to Do at Traffic Stop
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    The law took effect Jan. 1, and the guidelines will be required reading in all driver’s education classes in high school. […]


    Video: CO Cop Killer Posted Live Stream of 911 Call, Ambush
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Matthew Riehl opened fire on officers after he called 911 early Sunday south of Denver, and killed deputy Zackari Parrish before being shot and killed in a shootout with SWAT. […]


    LAPD Begins to Cope with Legal Marijuana
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    What isn’t allowed? Driving under the influence of marijuana. Consuming pot in public. Purchasing or consuming recreational cannabis by someone under the age of 21. […]


    Could a 911 PIN Technology Prevent ATM Robberies?
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    With the goal of preventing ATM robberies, a Chicago businessman received a patent for emergency PINs that allows cardholders to create a code that when used would dispense cash while secretly alerting police that a crime is unfolding. […]


    How to measure the effectiveness of police training programs
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 13:54 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.What percentage of your police training budget is intentionally designed to make your officers better at serving and protecting? We would all like the answer to be “100 percent of course,” but the reality is that a significant number of training hours focus on: Politically mandated courses, or training that […]


    Will the New Year be Safer for You?
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 13:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Your profession is dangerous, but you can improve your odds by educating yourself and by being careful on the job. […]


    Kan. chief: Department has no policy, specific training on ‘swatting’
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:59 by PoliceOne

    By Tim Potter The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Police Department has no policy or specific training on “swatting” – a hoax that involves officers being dispatched to faked emergencies, Police Chief Gordon Ramsay sai… […]


    Kan. chief: Department has no policy, specific training on ‘swatting’
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:59 by PoliceOne

    By Tim Potter The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Police Department has no policy or specific training on “swatting” – a hoax that involves officers being dispatched to faked emergencies, Police Chief Gordon Ramsay sai… […]


    Man on his way to drug deal asks Calif. cops for directions
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:50 by PoliceOne

    By Benjy Egel The Sacramento Bee ANDERSON, Calif. — Crime doesn’t pay. If it did, maybe he would have bought a GPS. A Redding resident is behind bars after allegedly illegally parking next to two uniformed police officers, then asking them how to get to the site of a planned drug deal. Around 1:45 a.m. […]


    Police Departments Grapple With Who Should Hold Officers Accountable
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:39 by Officer.com

    Experts say that civilian oversight of policing, as it is most commonly implemented, simply hasn’t met expectations. […]


    VA document: Man who killed Colo. deputy had fled mental ward
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:39 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Elliot Associated Press DENVER — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff’s deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned, according to a Veterans Affairs document obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday. The document was provided to the AP by a […]


    Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Seriously Injured in Crash is Grateful
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:30 by Officer.com

    Forsyth County Deputy Rod Reeves was seriously injured on Nov. 18 after the driver of a Ford Explorer struck his marked patrol car. […]


    LAPD offers warning after recreational marijuana becomes legal
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:06 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — As Los Angeles moves toward allowing the sale of recreational marijuana, joining cities across the state in the newly legal enterprise, police here offered a stern word of caution. Yes, recreational pot will be legal to sell (and buy, and consume, and cultivate). But there are […]


    Ambulance transporting officer involved in head-on crash
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 11:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — An ambulance was involved in a head-on collision after leaving a fire scene Wednesday morning. WPXI reported that the ambulance was transporting an injured police officer from the scene of the duplex fire at… […]


    Man charged with murder in crash that killed Calif. officer
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 10:48 by PoliceOne

    By Evan Sernoffsky San Frnacisco Chronicle HAYWARD, Calif. — A 22-year-old Hayward man was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder as well as driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol in the Christmas Eve crash that killed a California H… […]


    Calif. deputy dies after being “violently attacked” in minor crash
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 09:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy has died after he was punched by a driver after an off-duty traffic accident on New Year’s Eve. The Sheriff’s Department says Lawrence Falce died Tuesday night in a hospital. Authorities say the 70-year-old deputy and another driver collided Sunday morning near California […]


    Video: 70-Year-Old CA Deputy Dies After Road Rage Attack
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 08:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Lawrence “Larry” Falce, 70, succumbed to his injuries Tuesday night, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Department. […]


    NYC Investing Millions In New Pedestrian Barriers
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 08:08 by Officer.com

    New York City officials say that the barriers, called bollards, are intended to prevent future terror attacks. […]


    ‘Swatting’ Victims Talk About Near-Fatal Hoaxes
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 08:05 by Officer.com

    Swatting is tactic used to deceive police dispatch systems into sending a SWAT team to another person’s address as a form of retaliation. […]


    ‘Grinch’ That Stole Christmas Packages Returns Stolen Wedding Photos
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 07:59 by Officer.com

    The brazen thief, believed to be a woman, had no idea that she was walking away with precious wedding photos that a young bride had sent to her family. […]


    Officer accused of handcuffing woman who kept tickling him
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Megan Guza The Pittsburgh Times PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh police officer was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly handcuffed and shackled a woman with whom he lived when she wouldn’t stop tickling him, according to court documents. Rachmiel Gallman, 31, is charged with false imprisonment, court records show. He was arrested and charged shortly […]


    Officers rescue chickens from road near Los Angeles
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — It was a race against the cluck as California Highway Patrol officers scrambled to rescue nearly 20 chickens that ran through highway lanes near Los Angeles. The agency says the birds blocked a portion of Interstate 605 in the Norwalk area Tuesday morning after their cage fell from the back […]


    Get Up and Move!
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:56 by Officer.com

    Staying active pays off; inactivity takes a significant toll on the body. The human body, for optimal health and efficiency, needs to move, and probably a lot more than we are doing. Finding creative ways to increase your daily, weekly, and monthly… […]


    California Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Road Rage Attack
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy Lawrence “Larry” Falce died Tuesday evening after being violently attacked by a driver following a minor off-duty crash on New Year’s Eve. […]


    New York State Police Trooper Dies From 9/11-Related Illness
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:40 by Officer.com

    New York State Police Trooper Michael J. Anson died on Jan. 2 from the illness stemming from his assignment at the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. […]


    LAPD Warns Public After Recreational Marijuana Becomes Legal
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    As Los Angeles moves toward allowing the sale of recreational marijuana, joining cities across the state in the newly legal enterprise, police here offered a stern word of caution. […]


    Chicago Begins 2018 Less Violently Than Past New Year’s Weekends
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Chicago began the year less violently than recent New Year’s weekends, continuing a trend that saw shootings decline over the last half of 2017. […]


    New St. Louis Police Chief Ready for the Challenge
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:25 by Officer.com

    ST. LOUIS — The search for a new St. Louis chief of police is over, according to an announcement by city officials Thursday afternoon.John Hayden will take over as chief after working in the department for more than 30 years, according to a news… […]


    Colorado Cop-Killer Escaped From VA Hospital in 2014
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    The gunman who Sunday killed a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy had escaped from a veterans mental health ward in 2014 during a multiweek stay for a psychotic episode. […]


    Grand Jury: Pennsylvania State Police Shouldn’t Investigate Its Own
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A Northampton County grand jury on Tuesday strongly recommended that an independent agency investigate any fatal shooting involving Pennsylvania State Police troopers. […]


    Man On Way to Drug Deal Asks California Police Officers for Directions
    Posted January 3rd, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A drug dealer is behind bars after allegedly illegally parking next to two uniformed police officers, then asking them how to get to the site of a planned drug deal. […]


    Glock Expands the Fifth Generation Pistol Family
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 20:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Glock’s new G26 Gen5 and G34 Gen5 MOS feature over 20 design changes to distinguish them from their Gen4 predecessors and meet the demand of consumers worldwide. […]


    Rookie L.A. Officer Recovering After Ambush Shooting
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 19:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The Los Angeles Police Department says the officer, a recent graduate of the police academy, was shot while patrolling with her training officer. […]


    Old Cars and Equipment Putting Troopers in Danger, Say KY State Police
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 19:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Kentucky police Commissioner Rick Sanders is asking for more money amid talk of budget cuts. He is urging lawmakers to consider his agency’s “dangerous” predicament: worn-out cars, a manpower shortage, and relic rifles. […]


    Man Threatens to Kill, Eat MA Officer’s Family
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Liimatainen reportedly told Cooley he was going to find the officer’s address and tie him up before killing and eating his entire family while the officer watched. […]


    Video: SC Woman Escapes Cuffs, Steals Squad Car
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:44 by POLICE Magazine

    A South Carolina woman accused of stealing multiple vehicles and wrecking them, including a Sumter County Sheriff’s Office patrol car, was denied bond Thursday. […]


    Baltimore Residents Blame Record-High Murder Rate On Lower Police Presence
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Some Baltimore residents attribute the high murder rate to relaxed police patrols in the city following high-profile cases of police brutality, saying officers have backed off in neighborhoods. […]


    Video: NY Trooper Dies From 9/11-Related Illness
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:12 by POLICE Magazine

    Trooper Michael Anson, 56, spent 31 years with the New York State Police. He was assigned to help with search and recovery at the World Trade Center. […]


    Man threatens to kill, eat Mass. officer’s family
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ORANGE, Mass. — A Massachusetts man faces several charges after reportedly punching an officer and threatening to kill and eat his family. The Greenfield Recorder reports that Jeffrey R. Liimatainen, 26, reportedly threw a boot… […]


    Trooper dies from 9/11-related illness
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 18:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A New York State Trooper died from an illness stemming from his assignment at the World Trade Center on 9/11. WABC-TV reports that Trooper Michael J. Anson, 56, died from the disease on Tuesday. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Anson was one of the many first responders who aided […]


    Hundreds Gather at Memorial Service for Slain CO Deputy
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 17:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Hundreds gathered ion Monday night to remember Douglas County sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish, who was shot and killed responding to a call. […]


    Video: NY Officer Struck by Alleged Drunk Driver, Seriously Injured
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 16:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Willard Gomes, a 12-year veteran of the Nassau County (NY) Police Department, suffered serious head injuries, including swelling of the brain. […]


    TN Deputy Dies Following New Year’s Day Crash
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 16:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Deputy Joseph Gilmore was returning from the St. Louis area where he was visiting family, according to Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall. […]


    Galls LLC Acquires Red The Uniform Tailor
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 15:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Galls LLC, leading distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market, announced that it has acquired Red the Uniform Tailor, a leading regional distributor and manufacturer of similar products to public safety personnel. […]


    Glock Compact Slide and Full Size Frame Join Forces in Glock 19X
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 15:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Glock Inc. today introduced its first ever “Crossover” pistol, the Glock 19X, which combines the best features of two of its most popular and most trusted field-tested platforms with the full-size Glock 17 frame and the compact Glock 19 slide. […]


    Meopta Introduces the MeoRed T Reflex Sight
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 15:06 by POLICE Magazine

    The MeoRed T features a 1.5 MOA illuminated red dot reticle with 12 intensity level settings for use in various light conditions. The tough housing of the Meopta MeoRed T is made of aircraft-grade aluminum for ultimate reliability. […]


    8 best tactical knives for police officers
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 14:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Every police officer knows that the tools they carry on the job can drastically change the outcome of a situation. A quality tactical knife is one example of an important and versatile tool. Tactical knife brands engineer knives for… […]


    Cop denied benefits for Superstorm Sandy rescue injuries goes to court
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s highest court is hearing arguments in the case of a police officer who was denied state disability retirement benefits after being injured while rescuing a family during Superstorm Sandy. Orangetown Police Officer James Kelly suffered neck and shoulder injuries in October 2012 as he helped a family trapped […]


    2 Tenn. officers recovering after being shot at New Year’s Eve party
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWBERN, Tenn. — Two Tennessee officers are recovering after being shot while responding to a disturbance call at a bar on New Year’s Eve. WHBQ-TV reports that Newbern Officers Alex Martin and Cranston Fisk responded to a… […]


    Officer suspended after calling in sick to watch kids during Irma
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A Florida police officer was suspended after calling in sick because she couldn’t find anyone to look after her children during Hurricane Irma. The Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that Port St. Lu… […]


    Off-duty Tenn. deputy dies following New Year’s Day crash
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DAVIDSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A deputy in Tennessee has reportedly died from injuries he suffered from a crash that occurred when he was returning from visiting family. The Tennessean reports that Davidson County Deputy Joseph Gilmo… […]


    3 simple ways to protect yourself from drugs and germs on the job
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Decon7 Systems By Keith Graves for PoliceOne BrandFocus Until 2014, I had gone 25 years without getting sick from a suspect. I wasn’t a germophobe, but I felt I did a pretty good job at protecting myself from the cooties that infect so many people we encounter on duty. Whenever I encountered someone […]


    Defend yourself against exposure to drugs and diseases with a ready-to-use decontamination spray
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Decon7 Systems By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff OK, so you’ve busted the drug house or called the medical examiner’s office – or perhaps you’ve discovered that the last guy you arrested left a little something behind i… […]


    Quiz: How clean is your cruiser?
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Decon7 Systems By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Every cop has a story (or 10) about the guy who barfed, or worse, in the back seat. Do you know what might be lurking in your cruiser after such unfortunate incidents? Take our five-minute quiz … […]


    Officials: Colo. authorities were warned about man who killed deputy
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 11:41 by PoliceOne

    By Kirk Mitchell The Denver Post DENVER — Wyoming authorities warned Lone Tree police about bizarre implied threats more than six weeks before a gunman killed a Douglas County deputy and wounded four law enforcement officers, officials say. Unive… […]


    Quiet Warrior: How a cop battling cancer saved hundreds during Hurricane Harvey
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 11:10 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by 5.11 Tactical By Cole Zercoe for PoliceOne BrandFocus Harvey wasn’t Officer Norbert Ramon’s first rodeo. The Texas native and longtime LEO had faced Category 5s like Rita head-on and helped his state take in survivors in the aftermath of Katrina. He wasn’t nervous. Less than 24 hours before the hurricane made landfall in […]


    More Chicago gangs arming themselves with rifles
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    By Peter Nickeas Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — One late afternoon over Labor Day weekend in 2016, near the arches welcoming truck drivers into the old stockyards south of Bridgeport, a gunman in a red minivan leveled a rifle and fired at a motorcyclist. The gunman hit the bike but not the driver. An officer found […]


    Hundreds gather at Colo. church to remember deputy killed in ambush
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 10:33 by PoliceOne

    By John Ingold The Denver Post LITTLETON, Colo. — The ventilation system whooshed inside the cavernous church sanctuary, and the deputy’s widow stepped to the front. Gracie Parrish let out a long breath. “Thank you for coming,” … […]


    First look: Glock Gen5 G34 MOS, Gen5 G26 and G19x
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 09:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisLast August, I attended a limited release of the new Gen5 Glock models G17 and G19 at Liberty Firearms Institute in Johnstown, Colorado. I wrote about the event here, but little did I know the next release I would attend would be at … […]


    Woman Steals Three Cars Including Police Cruiser
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 08:09 by Officer.com

    A woman under arrest allegedly made a last dash for freedom in a police cruiser. […]


    Kids Sworn In as Junior Deputies
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 08:06 by Officer.com

    The goal by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida is to create a positive influence for kids and build a better bond with the community. […]


    Squirrel Attacks Police Officer in New York Kitchen
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 08:03 by Officer.com

    A wild scene between a Brockport police officer and a squirrel was caught on video. […]


    Police arrest alleged ‘Nigerian prince’ scammer in La. after 18-month investigation
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Nick Reimann The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. SLIDELL, La. — After an 18-month investigation, Slidell police arrested 67-year-old Michael Neu on 269 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering after he helped scam people out of thousands of dollars as a middleman in one of the well-known “Nigerian prince” internet scams, […]


    NY officer seriously injured after being struck by intoxicated motorist
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Michael O’Keefe Newsday MINEOLA, N.Y. — A Nassau County police officer on New Year’s Eve DWI patrol suffered serious head injuries early Monday after an intoxicated motorist hit his unmarked patrol car head-on, authorities said. Acting Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said Officer Willard Gomes was in serious but stable condition at a hospital. […]


    Two Tennessee Police Officers Wounded in Shooting
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 06:09 by Officer.com

    Newbern Police Officers Alex Martin and Cranston Fisk both suffered gunshot wounds during the altercation at Betty’s Bar early Monday morning during a New Year’s Eve celebration. […]


    Montana Sheriff’s Deputy Recounts Close Call on Highway
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputy Randy Schott is lucky to be alive after his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer Saturday morning. […]


    Colorado Police Were Warned About Cop-Killer
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    Wyoming authorities warned Lone Tree police about bizarre implied threats more than six weeks before a gunman killed a Douglas County deputy and wounded four law enforcement officers. […]


    New York City Records Lowest Homicide Rate Since WWII
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    New York City recorded just under 300 killings in a year that also saw the smallest number of shootings recorded in the five borough’s modern history. […]


    Book Review: The Sniper Mind
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:38 by Officer.com

    Your mind is the key to success. Snipers demonstrate how to succeed in life despite overwhelming odds. […]


    More Minnesota Police Departments Switching to 12-Hour Shifts
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Over the past 10 to 15 years, more Minnesota police departments have slowly began making the switch to longer shifts over fewer days. […]


    New York Police Officer Struck by Drunk Driver
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A Nassau County police officer on New Year’s Eve DWI patrol suffered serious head injuries early Monday after an intoxicated motorist hit his unmarked patrol car head-on. […]


    Georgia Trooper Fatally Shoots Man Who Fled DUI Checkpoint
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A Georgia trooper fatally shot a man during a confrontation that happened after the man drove away from a DUI checkpoint Friday night. […]


    More Chicago Gangs Arming Themselves With Rifles
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Rifles have changed not only how gangs engage each other, but how residents try to live with them and how police fight them. […]


    TN Officers Shot, Injured Responding to Disturbance at Bar
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 13:41 by POLICE Magazine

    According to Newbern officials, Officers Alex Martin and Cranston Fisk both suffered gunshot injuries. […]


    MA Police Rescue Seal Pup Waddling Around Highway
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 13:05 by POLICE Magazine

    A baby seal that wandered far from the ocean has been returned to the sea with the help of some police officers on Cape Cod. […]


    Video: CO Deputy Killed in Ambush Shooting Excited About Job, Family
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 12:50 by POLICE Magazine

    “Zackari was a good kid. A smiley kid. He loved to serve,” Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. “His wife told me today that he loved this job more than he had loved any job he ever had.” […]


    More MN Police Departments Switching to 12-Hour Work Schedules
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 11:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Most police officials say the officers prefer the arrangement over a conventional eight-hour day, citing improved mental health, increased productivity, and more coverage during peak times. […]


    Rapid Response: 5 learning points from the Colorado shootout
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 10:59 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesWhat Happened In the early morning hours of December 31, 2017, deputies from the Douglas County (Colo.) Sheriff’s Office were called to the Copper Canyon Apartments in Highlands Ranch, about 10 miles south of Denver. The original … […]


    Slain Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Loved His Job, Family
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 09:49 by Officer.com

    Co-workers, friends and family say that Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish had boundless energy that fueled him through the night shift and kept him going during the day so he could play with his two young daughters. […]


    Chicago’s Homicide Total Drops by Over 100
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 09:45 by Officer.com

    In the second half of the year, homicides plummeted, particularly in two of the city’s most violence-plagued neighborhoods, contributing to about a 15 percent overall drop in killings over last year. […]


    New York State Police Troopers Injured in Pursuit
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 09:30 by Officer.com

    Two New York State troopers were injured early Sunday in a crash that happened while they were arresting a driver after a brief pursuit on the Southern State Parkway in North Valley Stream. […]


    Suspect Arrested in Los Angeles in Fatal ‘Swatting’ Hoax in Kansas
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 09:20 by Officer.com

    Tyler Barriss was arrested in South Los Angeles on Friday for his suspected role in a deadly prank in Kansas. […]


    Alleged ‘Nigerian Prince’ Scammer Arrested in Louisiana
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    After an 18-month investigation, Slidell police arrested 67-year-old Michael Neu on 269 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering after he helped scam people out of thousands of dollars as a middleman. […]


    LAPD cop fatally shoots armed suspect; officer injured
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Brenda Gazzar Daily News, Los Angeles WINNETKA, Calif. — An armed man was shot and killed by Los Angeles police on Saturday, Dec. 30 in Winnetka, authorities said. The shooting took place at 7:20 p.m. when officers responded to an assault-with… […]


    Conn. police replace Christmas gifts for family robbed by a Grinch
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHESHIRE, Conn. — Police and community members in Connecticut have banded together to replace a family’s gifts stolen by a Grinch on Christmas Day. Cheshire officers collected donated presents for the Maher family and delivered more than 100 gifts to them Saturday aboard emergency vehicles with lights and sirens blaring. The Republican-American reports […]


    Chicago sees drop in homicides in 2017, but violence still ‘intolerably high’
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesBy Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — After the deadliest year in two decades, the first half of 2017 seemed just as grim in Chicago as homicides remained devastatingly high, raising fears that the “spike” in viol… […]


    Colo. deputy killed in ambush attack was ‘joyous’ about his work
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesBy John Leyba, Larry Ryckman, Tom McGhee and Noelle Phillips The Denver Post DENVER — Zackari Parrish, the Douglas County sheriff’s deputy killed in a New Year’s Eve ambush, had boundless energy that fueled him through… […]


    Judge: Woman unfit to care for horse after DUI while riding
    Posted January 1st, 2018 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Tim DeesAssociated Press BARTOW, Fla. — A Florida judge says a sheriff’s office must retain custody of a horse whose owner was charged with drunken driving while riding the animal. In a report by The Ledger , Polk County Judge Sharon Franklin said 53-year-old Donna Byrne was unfit to care for the horse. Franklin […]


    Police rescue seal pup waddling around Mass. highway
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 14:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press YARMOUTH, Mass. — A baby seal that wandered far from the ocean has been returned to the sea with the help of some police officers on Cape Cod. Yarmouth Police say the seal pup was found waddling on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port late Friday. Police and Amazing Animal Ambassadors were able to […]


    Police rescue seal pup waddling around Mass. highway
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 14:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press YARMOUTH, Mass. — A baby seal that wandered far from the ocean has been returned to the sea with the help of some police officers on Cape Cod. Yarmouth Police say the seal pup was found waddling on Route 6A in Yarmouth Port late Friday. Police and Amazing Animal Ambassadors were able to […]


    Chief: LAPD officer recovering after being shot in ambush
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather and Paul Pringle Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A suspected gunman was in custody after allegedly opening fire on a group of Los Angeles police officers Friday night, wounding one, in what LAPD Chief Charlie Beck described as an a… […]


    Chief: LAPD officer recovering after being shot in ambush
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By Kate Mather and Paul Pringle Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A suspected gunman was in custody after allegedly opening fire on a group of Los Angeles police officers Friday night, wounding one, in what LAPD Chief Charlie Beck described as an a… […]


    Police in Las Vegas tighten security for New Year’s after deadly mass shooting
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 13:38 by PoliceOne

    By Regina Garcia Cano Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Tens of thousands of revelers will ring in the new year in Las Vegas under the close eye of throngs of law enforcement officers and National Guard members assembled to keep them safe just three months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Tourism […]


    Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy Dead, Four Others Wounded in Shooting
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 12:23 by Officer.com

    One Douglas County deputy died and four more wounded along with two civilians Sunday morning at a Highlands Ranch apartment complex. […]


    Calif. man arrested in connection to fatal OIS of Kan. man
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 12:10 by PoliceOne

    By Heather Hollingsworth and Michael Balsamo Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Wichita Deputy Police […]


    CO Deputy Killed, 4 Wounded—Suspect Dead
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 12:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A gunman opened fire, hitting five deputies and two civilians. One deputy was confirmed dead and the six others were taken to hospitals, the sheriff’s office said. […]


    Man Arrested After Guns Found on Top Floor of Houston Hotel Planning Mass New Year’s Celebration
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 11:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Police at the hotel called for backup around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after they attempted to arrest the man for being intoxicated and trespassing. When help arrived, police noticed ammunition laying around the man’s hotel room, Lt. Gordon Macintosh with Houston police said. […]


    Officials: ‘Multiple deputies down’ in Colo. shooting
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A sheriff’s office in Colorado has issued a “code red” and alerted citizens in the area to seek shelter after reports of “multiple deputies down” in a shooting. KKTV reports that the incident began when deputies responded to a domestic disturbance Sunday morning. During the investigation, shots were […]


    Officials: 1 deputy dead, multiple officers injured in Colo. shooting
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE (10:50 a.m. CST): Authorities in Colorado say one deputy has died and four others were wounded, along with two civilians, in a shooting in suburban Denver. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said via Twitter that the shooting happened after deputies were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in Highlands Ridge early Sunday. […]


    5 deputies wounded, 1 fatally, in Colo. shooting
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Slevin Associated Press DENVER — A sheriff’s deputy was killed and four others were wounded Sunday in a shooting in suburban Denver that capped a year of deadly attacks in the United States. Two civilians were also injured. The shooting happened after deputies were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in […]


    5 Colo. deputies wounded, 1 fatally, in ‘ambush’ attack
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Slevin and Elliot Spagat Associated Press DENVER — A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an ambush. Two civilians were also injured. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said deputies came under […]


    Multiple Deputies Shot in CO, SWAT at Scene
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:38 by POLICE Magazine

    “We have multiple officers down,” said Deputy Jason Blanchard of the incident in Highlands Ranch. “We are not giving numbers or status at this point, we are still working on getting the suspect in custody.” […]


    Hundreds gather for services for officer killed in Christmas Eve crash
    Posted December 31st, 2017 @ 10:19 by PoliceOne

    By Almendra Carpizo The Record, Stockton, Calif. STOCKTON, Calif. — Andrew Camilleri was known for his infectious smile. Yet, in the last eight months it seemed that his perpetual grin had widened that much more. He had realized his dream of becoming a California Highway Patrol officer. But his dream was cut short on Christmas […]


    Swatting Incident Leads to Fatal Police Shooting, Suspect in Custody
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 08:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The incident took place late Thursday when police were called about a supposed domestic incident at a Kansas man’s home, where he had shot his father and was holding his other family members at gunpoint, police said in a press conference Friday. When police arrived, the man who opened the door was told to raise […]


    PDs in Minn. making switch to 12-hour work schedules
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Erin Adler Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Decades ago, Richfield police took a risk, becoming one of the first five law enforcement agencies in Minnesota to assign officers to 12-hour shifts. With the lengthy shifts came impressive p… […]


    Prosecutor: More time needed to decide whether to charge cop in Justine Damond case
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday that he needs more time to decide whether to charge a police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman after she called 911 for help. Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor shot 40-year-old life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July, just minutes after she called police to report […]


    Sheriff: Man rigged door to electrocute pregnant wife
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PALM COAST, Fla. — A Florida man is accused of rigging the front door of a home in an attempt to electrocute his estranged pregnant wife. In a Facebook post Friday, Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staley called the case one of the “most bizarre domestic violence cases” he’s seen. Officials said 32-year-old Michael […]


    Police nationwide warn against celebratory New Year’s Eve gunfire
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police around the country have urged residents against the dangerous practice of shooting off guns to celebrate the New Year and warned of criminal charges against those who do. In Columbus, Ohio, Deputy Police Chief Richard Bash said Friday that police will charge anyone caught firing a […]


    Victim: ‘Swatting’ is ‘a potentially deadly crime’ that’s very common
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Katherine Burgess The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — Brian Krebs remembers holding a roll of tape in his hand, about a dozen guns pointed at his head. Two teenagers had called the police to Krebs’ house in Virginia in what is referred to … […]


    Police: Wendy’s customer hits would-be robber over the head with chair
    Posted December 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. YUBA CITY, Calif. — When a man wearing a pillow case and brandishing a knife approached the Wendy’s counter on Christmas Day, a customer didn’t hesitate to take action, Yuba City police said. At about 5:30 p.m. Monday, the suspect moved through a crowd and approached the counter. A man who believed […]


    Homeless man learns his real first name with help from deputy
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 17:37 by PoliceOne

    By David DeBolt East Bay Times HAYWARD, Calif. — A police stop of a man panhandling on Foothill Boulevard went viral this week after a sheriff’s deputy intending to ticket the homeless man instead helped uncover pieces of his past. Alameda County Deputy Jacob Swalwell said he had seen Michael Myers for days at the […]


    2 officers a part of NYPD’s ‘never forget’ squad
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 17:24 by PoliceOne

    By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — As lieutenants in the NYPD, Steven Weiss and Michael Ryan have high-profile jobs. Weiss, 41, is commander of the active 115th Precinct detective squad in Jackson Heights, Queens, while Ryan, 49, is assig… […]


    Baltimore reaches highest per capita murder rate on record in 2017
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 16:42 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Rector The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — With two fatal shootings Tuesday night and the recent reclassification of a decades-old shooting as a killing, Baltimore has hit 342 homicides in 2017 — a new per capita record. The previous per… […]


    FirstNet now available for first responders across the U.S.
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 16:36 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RESTON, Va. — First responders across the United States now have access to FirstNet after all 50 states, two territories and Washington, D.C. opted into the network. AT&T announced that all first responders can now choose t… […]


    Alabama Police Officer Ambushed While Sitting in Cruiser
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    A Birmingham police officer was hospitalized late Thursday night after he was shot in the arm. […]


    Phoenix PD Fights Opioid Epidemic on Multiple Fronts
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:52 by POLICE Magazine

    The Phoenix PD says the local opioid problem is about more than fentanyl. The Phoenix Police Crime Laboratory has identified a variety of compounds in illicit pills seized within the city. Some of the additional compounds include: heroin; cocaine; lidocaine, fentanyl, acetyl fentanyl, and tramadol. […]


    Video: Special Units from Phoenix PD Show Off Capabilities at Children’s Hospital
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Last week officers from the Phoenix Police Department’s Special Assignments Unit, Bomb Squad, K-9 Unit and Air Support Unit performed demonstrations for the patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. […]


    Milwaukee cops praised for saving teens from burning car in viral video
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:23 by PoliceOne

    By Meg Jones Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILKWAUKEE — The body cam video has gone viral — two Milwaukee police officers running toward an overturned car and dragging out two unconscious teenagers on the night after Christmas. For Officers Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid, both 23, the last few days have been busy. “Definitely overwhelming,” said […]


    Gaming community says the fatal OIS of Kan. man was result of ‘swatting’
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:01 by PoliceOne

    By Nichole Manna The Witchita Eagle WITCHITA, Kan. — Online gamers have said in multiple Twitter posts that the shooting of a man Thursday night by Wichita police was the result of a “swatting” prank involving two gamers. Swatting is … […]


    Police: ‘Swatting’ prank led to fatal OIS of Kan. man
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 15:01 by PoliceOne

    By Heather Hollingsworth and Jim Salter Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn’t involved in the dispute. Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy […]


    Signatures turned in on police deadly force initiative in Wash.
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times OLYMPIA, Wash. — Supporters for Initiative 940 turned in signatures Thursday for what is likely to become a heated debate over whether it should be easier in Washington state to prosecute law-enforcement officers for alleged misuse of deadly force. After speeches and a demonstration march through the drizzle, more […]


    Milwaukee Police Officers Hailed as Heroes for Pulling Two Teens From Fiery Wreck
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 12:04 by Officer.com

    Milwaukee Police Officers Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid were on patrol Tuesday night when a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am crashed into a utility pole and burst into flames. […]


    Some SC troopers bringing their own rifles to work
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — Some South Carolina troopers have been buying and bringing their own high-powered rifles to work to replace their less lethal state-issued shotguns, according to the agency’s top official. The Department of… […]


    Driving Trends in Public Safety Communications
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Mobile data has become an integral public safety communications tool. As technology has evolved, America’s first responders have come to rely on commercial wireless services to share important data, but have been hampered by systems that are incompatible and unreliable. […]


    2 NYPD Officers Suspended Over Response to Welfare Check on Woman Found Dead
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers, who are assigned to the 77th Precinct, were initially called to the home on Sterling Place in Crown Heights to check on 22-year-old Tonie Wells, but didn’t find anything and left. […]


    NYPD Setting Up Unprecedented Event Security for New Year’s Eve
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    To avert a Las Vegas-style sniper shooting from above, NYPD officers are being assigned to every hotel in the Times Square area. O’Neill hinted that guest rosters are being scrutinized, but he declined to elaborate. […]


    AL Officer Ambushed in Car, Shot in Arm Near Suspected Drug House
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    An unknown suspect reportedly walked up to the cruiser and fire a shot in the cruiser. Police were able to locate the getaway car, but the suspects were not inside the vehicle. […]


    Video: OR Pursuit Ends with Suspect Driving into River
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The chase ended when Erofeeff drove his truck right off the end of a pier. Police estimated he was driving 45 mph at the time he launched into the river. […]


    Cleveland Officer Fired Over Fatal OIS
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Alan Buford was acquitted earlier this year of negligent homicide after fatally shooting Brandon Jones, 18, outside a store on March 19, 2015. […]


    Disciplinary Board Rules Chicago Officer’s Fatal OIS Unjustified
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    The agency concluded that a “reasonable officer” would not have believed he was in danger of death or serious injury. […]


    FL Police Employee Gives Girl Shoes Off Her Feet
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    “Everybody was ready to go to the next stop and I was behind of course making sure that everything was taken care of and the little girl said, ‘Ms. Tara, I like your shoes,'” Spencer explained. […]


    Video: “Make-A-Wish” Granted by AZ SWAT Team
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 11:17 by POLICE Magazine

    From flying in the helicopter, to taking down the “bad guys”, Raiden truly was a SWAT operator that day, AZDPS says. […]


    Watchdog: Chicago cop unjustified in fatal OIS of bat-wielding suspect, bystander
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 10:55 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Hinkel Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Chicago police disciplinary officials have ruled that an officer was unjustified in the fatal 2015 shooting of a baseball-bat clutching 19-year-old and an innocent bystander. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability determined that Officer Robert Rialmo unjustifiably shot Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones while responding to a […]


    Maryland State Police Trooper Breaks DUI Arrest Record
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 10:52 by Officer.com

    There’s a state trooper in Maryland who has a knack for finding drunk drivers. […]


    Raw Video: Thieves Steal Over 30 Guns in Tennessee
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 10:49 by Officer.com

    The store owner of a gun shop in northern Tennessee says a group of burglars broke in and stole more than 30 guns. […]


    Police to tighten security for NYC New Year’s after recent deadly attacks
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long Associated Press NEW YORK — Police are promising a bigger security detail than ever before in Times Square for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, which will cap off a year that saw a number of deadly attacks, including a vehicle rampage at the very spot where revelers will ring in 2018. […]


    Maine Officer Shovels Business Owner’s Sidewalk After Heavy Snowfall
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    Business owner Betsy Curtis says when her city of Augusta, Maine got hammered with snow she was dreading the big dig she would have to undertake. […]


    Group Therapy with the Henry Lever Action .22
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 09:36 by Officer.com

    The Henry Lever Action is a classic Western-style lever action rifle. It looks just like the type that helped settle the American West. […]


    The fastest production pistol in the world?
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 07:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: TFB StaffThis article originally appeared on The Firearm Blog. In this episode of TFBTV, James looks at the luxurious FK BRNO Field Pistol in 7.5mm FK. According to FK BRNO: “The 7.5 FK Field Pistol is a single action, tilting barrel type… […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: How Antifa puts police and the public in peril
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 07:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_384S–><!–cke_bookmark_384E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Antifa are known for violent demonstrations, with rioters dressed in all black and armed with clubs, bats, and even Molotov Cocktails. They are highly organized — more organized than it may appear on the surface — as they […]


    Police: Suspect wearing “Trust Me” T-shirt steals car
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A suspect wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with “Trust Me” allegedly stole a car with an accomplice in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Washington Post reports that the two suspects from Falls Church were arrested by police in the stolen car not long after the unlocked […]


    Officer rescues snowy owl from prison barbed wire
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieAssociated Press HUNTINGDON, Pa. — A resourceful Pennsylvania wildlife conservation officer has helped to engineer a daring prison escape. A snowy owl that had become trapped in barbed wire in a perimeter fence at the Smithfield prison in Huntingdon was rescued on Christmas Day. Pennsylvania Game Commission officer Amanda Isett […]


    NYPD Promises Unprecedented Security for New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 06:16 by Officer.com

    More cops, more bomb-sniffing dogs and more police snipers than ever are being deployed by the New York Police Department for New Year’s Eve to protect more than 2 million spectators. […]


    Watchdog Rules 2015 Chicago Police Shooting Was Unjustified
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    Chicago police disciplinary officials have ruled an officer was unjustified in the 2015 shooting and killing of a 19-year-old carrying a baseball bat and an innocent bystander standing nearby. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Fatal Kansas Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    Body camera footage of the police shooting of Topeka’s Dominique White was shown publicly for the first time on Wednesday. […]


    Virginia Officers Shot At During Police Pursuit
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    A man suspected of fatally shooting a woman in southern Stafford County Thursday led police on a high-speed chase on northbound Interstate 95, where he fired on officers twice before crashing. […]


    Two Officers Are the NYPD’s ‘Never Forget’ Squad
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    NYPD Lieutenants Steven Weiss and Michael Ryan say their activities in uncovering the histories of officers who died in the line of duty — sometimes over a century ago — gives them a great sense of fulfillment and pride. […]


    Florida ‘Hot Cop’ Resigns Amid Probe
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    The Gainesville Police Department officer accused of making anti-Semitic posts on Facebook in previous years resigned this month. […]


    Two Charged With Attempted Robbery at Maryland Police Department
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Two people face attempted armed robbery and drug distribution charges after police said they followed a man from the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore to the Annapolis Police Department and attempted to hold him up at gunpoint with a BB gun. […]


    Florida Police: Woman Used Officer’s Arm to Pleasure Herself
    Posted December 29th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A Florida woman pleasured herself on a police officer’s arm after a bus stop encounter that involved simulated sex acts. […]


    Fearing They are Outgunned, Some SC Troopers Buying Rifles
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Col. Chris Williamson, commander of the S.C. Highway Patrol, recently confirmed that some front-line troopers wanted the more effective rifles so badly for potential confrontations that about 50 have bought their own in the past couple of years. […]


    Video: Milwaukee Officers Rescue Teens from Burning Car
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Without gloves in single-digit temperatures, the two officers made the split-second decision to try to pull the two 16-year-old boys from the burning car, which was on its roof. […]


    Puerto Rico Police Using Sick-Outs in Campaign to Get Millions in Overtime Pay
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    The increase in absences recently prompted Puerto Rico Police Chief Michelle Hernandez to recommend that U.S. National Guard soldiers help fill the temporary vacancies. […]


    Video: Wife of CA Trooper Killed Christmas Eve Let Kids Open Presents Before Telling Them About Dad
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Friends told KTVU his wife waited until after their three children opened their Christmas presents to tell them their 33-year-old dad was killed in an accident. […]


    Law Enforcement Officers Killed In Line of Duty Reaches Four-Year Low
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 16:26 by Officer.com

    Firearm deaths fell 33%, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. […]


    WV Trooper, Deputy Shot Responding to Domestic
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 15:48 by POLICE Magazine

    WVSP say Trooper Hartley and Deputy King responded to a residence and were met by shotgun fire when they approached the front door. […]


    Border Patrol Agent, 2 Others Killed in Crash After Collision with Wild Hog
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 15:48 by POLICE Magazine

    The accident happened late Monday on a rural road near Uvalde, about 110 miles southwest of San Antonio. Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Conrad Hein said Tuesday that a preliminary investigation indicates a Ford Expedition collided with the hog, which caused the vehicle to swerve into oncoming traffic and hit a Mercedes SUV […]


    GA Cop Block Activist Charged with Impersonating Officer on Radio
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 15:48 by POLICE Magazine

    The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested Beavers earlier this month after deputies working on patrol heard someone talking on the radio giving false information about calls for service and using noise to interrupt normal radio traffic. […]


    Denver police help raise money for their biggest supporter
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 15:30 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DENVER — For 21 years, one elderly woman has been showing her support for the Denver Police Department, so when she needed some support herself, the officers decided to answer the call. KDVR reports that 80-year-old Marsha Berg… […]


    Police: Man posed as cop to rob immigrants
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 15:27 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff POMONA, Calif. — Officials said a man posed as a police officer in order to threaten and robpeople he suspected of being immigrants. KTLA reports that for two weeks, Andres Sanchez, 20, wore a law enforcement uniform and drove … […]


    VirTra to Present Travis Haley Training Session at SHOT 2018
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 14:51 by POLICE Magazine

    As part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP), use-of-force training simulator company VirTra and Travis Haley Strategic Partners are teaming up for “Peak Performance Training,” taught by Travis Haley. The class is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. during the 2018 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show […]


    2017 line of duty deaths drops to lowest level in 4 years
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — The number of law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty in 2017 dropped to its lowest level in four years, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Overall, line of duty … […]


    A Trauma Surgeon Talks About Wound Ballistics and Stopping Power
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 13:44 by POLICE Magazine

    “I got involved in wound ballistics and what it really took to stop a threat during residency in Philadelphia because I had a friend on the police force who lost his job for use of excessive force by shooting somebody, I think it was, 18 times, and I always thought, maybe he needed to shoot […]


    Cleveland officer acquitted in fatal shooting fired
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLEVELAND — A Cleveland police officer has been fired for violating his department’s use-of-force policy despite being acquitted of a misdemeanor charge in the 2015 fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager after a store break-in. City officials say 50-year-old Alan Buford was fired Thursday for using force “greater than necessary during the incident.” […]


    Cleveland officer acquitted in fatal shooting of burglary suspect fired
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By Courtney Astolfi Advance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND — The city of Cleveland fired a police officer for the deadly 2015 shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect. Alan Buford was terminated Thursday after city officials found that he used excessive force in the March 19, 2015 death of 18-year-old Brandon Jones. The shooting happened while […]


    DA won’t charge 2 Kan. officers in armed man’s death, video released
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 11:16 by PoliceOne

    By Max Londberg The Kansas City Star TOPEKA, Kan. — Body camera footage of the police shooting of Topeka’s Dominique White was shown publicly for the first time on Wednesday. The footage, for months the subject of tension between civic lead… […]


    Thousands of Puerto Rico officers owed overtime call in sick
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 11:05 by PoliceOne

    By Danica Coto Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Thousands of police officers are calling in sick every day in Puerto Rico, partly to press demands for unpaid overtime pay for hurricane recovery efforts as concerns grow over people’s safety in a U.S. territory struggling to restore power. The increase in absences recently prompted […]


    Off-duty Texas Border Patrol agent, 2 others dead after collision with hog
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 10:55 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UVALDE, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol agent and two other people have died after a sport utility vehicle collided with a wild hog in Southwest Texas, authorities said. The accident happened late Monday on a rural road near Uvalde, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of San Antonio. Texas Department of Public […]


    Sheriff: Deputies threatened before gunfire that accidentally killed boy
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 10:44 by PoliceOne

    By Peggy O’Hare San Antonio Express-News SCHERTZ, Texas — The unarmed felon shot to death by Bexar County sheriff’s deputies at a Schertz mobile home park last week told the officers she had a gun and would shoot them, words uttered just before they opened fire, killing her and a child inside the home, Sheriff […]


    FBI Rejects Taking Lead on Detective Sean Suiter Death Investigation
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 10:11 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis said the FBI has refused to take the lead on the death investigation of Detective Sean Suiter. […]


    CHP Reminds California Driving High is a DUI
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 09:59 by Officer.com

    Local and state law enforcement officials and transportation leaders met at the west steps of the California Capitol to discuss the dangers of impaired driving. […]


    Iowa Deputies Spread Joy With Random Gift Cards
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 09:52 by Officer.com

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office put some smiles on quite a few faces this week. […]


    Gunfire Duty Deaths Down 33% in 2017
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 08:48 by POLICE Magazine

    NLEOMF announced today in its 2017 Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities Report that a total of 128 federal, state, local, tribal and territorial officers died in the line of duty over the past year, which is the lowest annual figure since 2013 when 117 officers died. A total of of 143 law enforcement officers died in […]


    Baltimore Police Release Video Showing Suspects in Slaying of Student
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 08:18 by Officer.com

    Baltimore police have released video footage showing two suspects in the killing of a 19-year-old Morgan State sophomore last week. […]


    Stylist arrested after nicking customer’s ear, giving him ‘Stooges’ hairdo
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Police in Madison, Wisconsin, arrested a hairstylist after he gave a customer a very unwanted Larry Fine hairdo. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says the 22-year-old victim told officers the stylist asked him to stop fidgeting and moving his head during the Friday haircut. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that DeSpain […]


    Woman arrested after trying to snort cocaine inside police station
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LEDYARD, Conn. — A woman has been accused of trying to snort cocaine inside a Connecticut police station while waiting to be booked on unrelated charges. Police say Nicole Hunter was charged on Christmas Day with possession of narcotics, interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct. Police had arrested Hunter after a confrontation […]


    Thousands of Puerto Rico Police Officers Owed Overtime Pay Call in Sick
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:54 by Officer.com

    Recently, more than 2,700 Puerto Rico police officers on average have been absent daily as they await millions in unpaid overtime wages. […]


    West Virginia Trooper and Deputy Shot After Responding to Call
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    A West Virginia State Police trooper and a Roane County Sheriff’s deputy were shot and wounded Wednesday night. […]


    Disabled South Carolina Deputy Fighting for Health Benefits
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:40 by Officer.com

    Retired Lexington County Sheriff’s Deputy Eddie Richardson, whose career was cut short by an on-duty crash, is fighting for health benefits as he continues to recover. […]


    Washington State Patrol Trooper Seriously Injured in Crash
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Washington State Patrol Trooper Michael Patoc was seriously injured after his patrol vehicle was struck Tuesday night. […]


    Baltimore Hits Highest Per Capita Murder Rate on Record
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    With two fatal shootings Tuesday night and the recent reclassification of a decades-old shooting as a killing, Baltimore has hit 342 homicides in 2017 — a new per capita record. […]


    Florida Motorcycle Deputy Struck by Car
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A Broward Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a crash Wednesday after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Tamarac […]


    Florida Mall Shooting Scare the Latest Impact From Rumors Going Viral
    Posted December 28th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Saturday night’s chaos was only the most recent example of social media fueling public fear at large shopping venues and public events spots throughout the nation. […]


    CA Couple Used Drone to Deliver Drugs, Police Say
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A California couple were charged on Tuesday after they allegedly used a drone to deliver drugs to customers while a 9-year-old girl lived in their drug-littered home, police said. […]


    CA Couple Used Drone to Deliver Drugs, Police Say
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A California couple were charged on Tuesday after they allegedly used a drone to deliver drugs to customers while a 9-year-old girl lived in their drug-littered home, police said. […]


    L.A. Airport Police Union President Responds to L.A. Times Editorial
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:51 by POLICE Magazine

    LAAPOA President Marshall McClain penned a letter to the editor responding to a recent Los Angeles Times editorial that “erroneously blamed police unions for the state’s inability to deal with ‘problem’ officers.” […]


    L.A. Airport Police Union President Responds to L.A. Times Editorial
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:51 by POLICE Magazine

    LAAPOA President Marshall McClain penned a letter to the editor responding to a recent Los Angeles Times editorial that “erroneously blamed police unions for the state’s inability to deal with ‘problem’ officers.” […]


    President Trump Put Out ‘Full Christmas Spread’ for Officers Protecting Him
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    He and the First Lady hired a caterer to provide a “full Christmas spread” to the law enforcement officers who keep the family safe. […]


    Man Charged With Shooting 2 NH Officers to Plead Insanity
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:36 by POLICE Magazine

    MacPherson is accused of shooting Manchester, NH, Officers Ryan Hardy and Matthew O’Connor in May 2016. He is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. […]


    Man Charged With Shooting 2 NH Officers to Plead Insanity
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:36 by POLICE Magazine

    MacPherson is accused of shooting Manchester, NH, Officers Ryan Hardy and Matthew O’Connor in May 2016. He is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. […]


    FL Driver Accused of Striking Officer, Faces Attempted Murder Charge
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 18:18 by POLICE Magazine

    Eugene backed the Honda up a second time and came forward, striking Sprouse’s legs with the car, the officer wrote in his report. […]


    MD Officer Rescues Bald Eagle on Christmas Eve
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 17:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Lt. Woods “quickly responded with his gear and gently scooped the eagle up, placed her in an eagle transport box, and took her to Owl Moon Raptor Rescue. […]


    FBI Won’t Take Over Investigation into Baltimore Detective’s Death
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 16:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The FBI has rejected calls for it to take over the investigation into the fatal shooting of a Baltimore homicide detective who was set to testify in a federal police corruption case last month. […]


    FBI won’t take over investigation of Baltimore detective’s slaying
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 16:56 by PoliceOne

    By David McFadden Associated Press BALTIMORE — The FBI won’t take over an investigation into the homicide of a Baltimore city detective who was shot in the head the day before he was to testify before a federal grand jury about a group of indicted officers, the city’s top police official said Wednesday. FBI officials […]


    FBI Rejects Baltimore Police Request to Take Over Investigation of Detective’s Death
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 16:17 by Officer.com

    The FBI has rejected calls for it to take over the investigation into the fatal shooting of Baltimore Detective Sean Suiter, who was set to testify in a federal police corruption case. […]


    Utah deputy recalls breaking through frozen pond to rescue boy
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 16:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW HARMONY, Utah — A Utah sheriff’s deputy said Tuesday he was desperate and numb from the cold as he punched and stomped his way into a frozen pond on Christmas Day to pull out an 8-year-old boy who had fallen through the ice while chasing his dog. With cuts on his forearms, […]


    Teachers using virtual shooter training program to prepare for active shooter events
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 14:57 by PoliceOne

    By Curt Anderson Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway. Screaming children are running for their lives or frozen in fear. Teachers quickly try to decide: barricade the doors, or make a run for […]


    Axon Body 2
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 14:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Reduce unwarranted complaints and capture events exactly how they happen, in full HD with enhanced security. […]


    Fury Prime Glove
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 14:03 by POLICE Magazine

    The Blackhawk Fury Prime glove combines protection and performance. […]


    Osprey Holster
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 14:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The Osprey Holster Style #159 is the newest IWB/OWB holster in tan saddle leather from DeSantis Gunhide. […]


    FirstForward
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:57 by POLICE Magazine

    FirstForward is an online professional training network for first responders. […]


    FN 15 SRP Tactical Carbine in 5.56
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:53 by POLICE Magazine

    An easily configurable, streamlined platform to meet and exceed agency and officer needs, the FN 15 SRP Tactical Carbine in 5.56 is made to be the perfect solution. […]


    Glock 17 Gen5 and Glock 19 Gen5 Pistols
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Introducing the Glock 17 Gen5 and Glock 19 Gen5 Pistols […]


    Vehicle Armor
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:32 by POLICE Magazine

    Hardwire’s Vehicle Armor products are a smart and affordable way to add ballistic protection to a police vehicle without major modifications or difficult installation. […]


    NVD-BNVD-SG UL
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:29 by POLICE Magazine

    NVD-BNVD-SG UL features a “Tactical Monocular Cutoff,” which turns off power to each channel of the binocular whenever a channel is rotated up out of the user’s line of sight. […]


    Man charged with shooting 2 NH officers to plead insanity
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. — A man charged with shooting and wounding two New Hampshire police officers last year is changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. Ian MacPherson previously pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and first-degree assault. Court officials said Tuesday a plea and sentence hearing has been set for […]


    MicroStream USB
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Streamlight’s ultra-compact MicroStream USB flashlight comfortably fits in your hand and is small enough to clip to or carry in a pocket, while offering 250 lumens on high and 1.5 hours of runtime. […]


    Inner Edge FST Low Current Switching Solo
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 13:01 by POLICE Magazine

    BroadBand Blue delivers higher intensity, a larger optical image, and a more consistent color, all while being easier on the eyes—especially at night. […]


    Calif. patrol officers prepare for rise in cannabis-related DUIs
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 12:34 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Todd Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The driver was so high on marijuana, he passed out with his foot on the brakes of his 2012 Hyundai Sonata in the turning lane of 17th Avenue at Portola Drive about two weeks ago, a … […]


    Unsung hero: The story of the Boston bombing’s fifth victim
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 12:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeRoxanne Simmonds will never forget the call. When her son answered the phone, he was sprinting. She could hear him breathing heavily on the other end of the line. He was headed toward Boylston Street. “Ma, I’m OK. But we are under attack.” Bombs had exploded at the finish line of the Boston […]


    Police: Calif. couple used drone to deliver drugs
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 12:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeAssociated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a Southern California couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to their customers. Benjamin Baldassarre and Ashley Carroll, of Riverside, were charged Tuesday with possessing controlled substances for sale and child endangerment. It’s unclear if they have attorneys who can comment on the charges. Police […]


    Smuggling of drugs and immigrants in Texas border on the rise
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 11:04 by PoliceOne

    By Molly Hennessy-Fiske Los Angeles Times PORVENIR, Texas — Two Border Patrol agents bent to study the sandy dirt like animal trackers — what they call “cutting for sign.” They didn’t have to look far. Just yards from the … […]


    Police: Pa. gunman in standoff wanted to ‘take out’ officers
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 10:46 by PoliceOne

    By Pamela Lehman The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Authorities say a “tumultuous” relationship between gunman Justin Kephart and his mother may have sparked her death during last week’s standoff in Bethlehem Township, but they also believe Kephart targeted police officers, firing at least 115 rounds at them. “It was his intent […]


    Procession held for Calif. officer killed in Christmas Eve crash
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    By Angela Ruggiero East Bay Times OAKLAND, Calif. — Dozens of law enforcement vehicles drove the more than hourlong route on Interstate 580 Tuesday afternoon in a procession to bring the body of a fallen CHP officer from Oakland to Tracy. Rookie … […]


    Friends Support Virginia Deputies Shot on Christmas Eve
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    Two Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies are recovering after they were shot during a domestic-related incident in Sterling on Christmas Eve. […]


    Police Rescue Dog From Freezing Water
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    A police officer gets down on all fours in ice and snow to save pup who fell through frozen pond. […]


    Phoenix Officers Forced to Shoot Armed Suspect Who Charged Them
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 07:36 by Officer.com

    After the man continued to charge after being shot with rubber bullets, officers were forced to use live rounds. […]


    Authorities: Fruitcake package temporarily halts Seattle ferry service
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SEATTLE — Authorities say a wrapped present that turned out to be a fruitcake temporarily halted service at a Seattle ferry terminal while police investigated. Washington State Patrol Trooper Kevin Fortino says troopers were notified Tuesday that a suspicious package was found beneath a Christmas tree in the pedestrian waiting area. Fortino says […]


    Police: Man tried to rob store with fake gun made from furniture
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press AKRON, Ohio — Police say a man who tried and failed to rob an Ohio convenience store with a fake gun made from pieces of furniture has been charged with robbery. Akron police say the man walked into a local Circle K store Monday … […]


    Pennsylvania Gunman Targeted Officers During Standoff
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:47 by Officer.com

    Officials say that Justin Kephart wanted to “take out” law enforcement officers during a standoff at a home in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania last week, firing at least 115 rounds at them. […]


    Utah Deputy Rescues Boy Who Fell Through Frozen Pond
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Washington County Sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Thompson is being hailed a hero after rescuing a boy who fell into a frozen pond on Christmas Day. […]


    Ohio Police Officer Grateful to be Alive
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    The midnight shift of July 9 started out like countless others for Uniontown Police Sgt. David White. […]


    Colorado Corrections Officer ‘Severely Assaulted’ by Inmate
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:25 by Officer.com

    A Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office deputy was taken to a hospital Monday evening with head lacerations after being “severely assaulted” by an inmate. […]


    Could the Big Bend in Texas be the Border’s Weakest Link?
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    Just as migrants once tried to cross the Arizona desert unprepared, Central Americans are arriving in Big Bend without cold weather gear, abandoned to the elements by smugglers. […]


    Off-Duty Mississippi Deputy Finds Wounded Driver
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    An off-duty Lee County Sheriff’s deputy was driving down Highway 245 in Shannon around 3 p.m. Tuesday when he was flagged down by a motorist weaving along the road. […]


    Chicago Christmas Less Violent Compared to Recent Years
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Chicago saw one of its least violent Christmas holidays in recent years, with far fewer people shot over the long weekend than in 2016 […]


    South Carolina Man Fined by Police for ‘Christmas Car’
    Posted December 27th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    Brandon Wooden, who decorates his Ford Taurus with approximately 1,000 Christmas lights, received his first ticket in five years for the display. […]


    5 rifles designed for LE to look for at SHOT Show 2018
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 18:35 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff One of the most significant firearms trade shows is steadily approaching. With just a month left to go, more than 65,000 police officers, shooting instructors, hunters, firearm enthusiasts and collectors are counting down the days un… […]


    Ex-trooper charged in teen’s death on ATV had previous TASER misconduct
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 18:16 by PoliceOne

    By Ed White Associated Press DETROIT — Michigan State Police tried but failed to suspend a trooper for his use of a stun gun months before he fired a Taser at a teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Mark Bessner is charged with murder in […]


    New Chicago PD Policy Discourages Using Tasers on People Who Flee
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 16:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The Chicago Police Department has tightened its policy on Taser use, rewriting the rules to discourage officers from shocking people who are running away or otherwise vulnerable to injury. […]


    Video: LAPD Officers Help Woman Deliver Christmas Baby
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 16:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers from LAPD’s Central Area were called to a Main Street building Monday afternoon for what initially came in as a woman screaming. When they arrived at the fifth-floor apartment, they found a woman who was about to give birth. […]


    Suspect in OR Deputy’s Death Recaptured In Mexico
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 15:38 by POLICE Magazine

    A Mexican man who was charged in a crash that killed an Oregon sheriff’s deputy in 2007 and then mistakenly released 10 months ago has been arrested again. […]


    Officer Injured in Shootout at Phoenix Apartment Complex
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 15:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A man is accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife and their two children at a Phoenix apartment complex before injuring an officer in a Christmas Day shootout with police. […]


    Retired Chicago officer shot to death in Ark.
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 15:13 by PoliceOne

    By Ese Olumhense Chicago Tribune MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — A man who spent decades as a Chicago police officer has been killed in rural Arkansas. Chester Hornowski, 71, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds Dec. 5 in a residence in Mountain Home,… […]


    Retired Chicago officer shot to death in Ark.
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 15:13 by PoliceOne

    By Ese Olumhense Chicago Tribune MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — A man who spent decades as a Chicago police officer has been killed in rural Arkansas. Chester Hornowski, 71, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds Dec. 5 in a residence in Mountain Home,… […]


    Video: 2 VA Deputies Shot, Man Charged With Attempted Murder
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 15:06 by POLICE Magazine

    A female Loudoun County deputy was shot in the leg and a male deputy was shot in the arm and both legs on Christmas Eve Sunday after responding to a domestic incident. The suspect is being charged with attempted murder. […]


    Metallica Band Member Brings Gifts to CO Police, Firefighters
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 14:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Acting on behalf of the band’s All Within My Hands foundation, Hetfield visited the police and fire departments in Vail, CO, bringing Starbucks gift cards. […]


    G-Shock Timepieces Meet All Law Enforcement Needs
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 14:11 by POLICE Magazine

    Every officer… Every call… Requires a dependable timepiece. […]


    CA Officer Killed in Crash Caused by Suspected Drunk Driver on Christmas Eve
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 13:57 by POLICE Magazine

    CHP Officer Andrew Camilleri, 33, was married and had three children who expected their father to come home and help them open Christmas presents. […]


    Community rallies around officer who lost home in fire on Christmas Eve
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By Claire Z. Cardona The Dallas Morning News FORNEY, Texas — The Forney home of a Dallas police officer and his family was destroyed on Christmas Eve when a fire tore through the brick structure. Gerardo Guardiola and his family were eating dinner with 10 other guests when they noticed their outdoor fireplace was smoking, […]


    Officer, 4 firefighters suffer smoke inhalation in ambulance fire
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 12:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BATESVILLE, Ind. — Four firefighters and a police officer were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation after an ambulance caught fire. Batesville Herald Tribune reported that an engine fire in the Batesville Fire &… […]


    Alaska man shot after pulling gun inside trooper’s cruiser
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 12:44 by PoliceOne

    By Lisa Demer Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage SOLDOTNA, Alaska — An Alaska State Trooper was about to give a ride to a man who seemed in need of help on a cold night in the Soldotna area. But after the man pulled out a gun in the back of the trooper vehicle, Alaska State Troopers […]


    Spotlight: MD5 Ltd helps police agencies improve investigation processes
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 11:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsCompany: MD5 LTD Signature product: Virtual Forensics Computing (VFC) Website: http://md5.uk.com/software Founded in 2003 by a former head of Digital Forensics at the National Crime Squad, MD5 is a British company offering Forensic Software (Virtual Forensic Computing or VFC), Data Recovery, eDiscovery, eForensics and Digital Forensic Investigations. 1. Where did your company name […]


    Ohio officer shot 4 times grateful to be alive for Christmas
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsBy Ed Balint The Repository, Canton, Ohio LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A bullet dangles from a chain looped around the neck of Sgt. David White. Partially discolored from ripping through the flesh of his shoulders and back, it reminds the 60-year-old Uniontown police officer of the summer night when he was shot four […]


    Chicago PD discourages officers from using TASERs on people who flee
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 10:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsBy Dan Hinkel Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department has tightened its policy on Taser use, rewriting the rules to discourage officers from shocking people who are running away or otherwise vulnerable to… […]


    Officer injured after shootout with suspect at Phoenix apartment complex
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 10:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne SponsorsAssociated Press PHOENIX — A man shot and killed a woman and two children at a Phoenix apartment complex before getting into a shootout with officers, authorities said. Police responded Monday afternoon to a report of a shooting and found a woman dead outside. Officers later found the bodies of a 10-month-old and […]


    LAPD Officers Deliver Christmas Baby
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 09:06 by Officer.com

    Patrolling the streets around downtown, LAPD officers see a lot. But nothing could have prepared them for what they saw near the end of their shift Monday. […]


    Community Rallies Behind Dallas Police Officer, Family After Fire Destroys Home
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 09:03 by Officer.com

    “All of it is gone. Everything is gone. It’s heart-breaking. I built this home in 2005. I moved in on Christmas Eve. I’ve been here since then,” said Gerardo Guardiola. […]


    Super Heroes Help Deliver Toys With New Jersey Police
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Some Newark police officers made Christmas a little brighter for kids who had to spend Christmas in the hospital. […]


    Two Virginia Sheriff’s Deputies Wounded
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 08:01 by Officer.com

    Two Loudoun County Sheriff’s deputies were shot during a domestic incident Sunday night. […]


    16 police tactics for crowd control during modern demonstrations
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 07:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouAt recent demonstrations, symbols have been carried that indicate at least some of the demonstrators have an affinity with communism or neo-Nazism. Additionally “peaceful demonstrations” have been infiltrated by Antifa… […]


    Suspect in Ore. deputy’s 2007 death arrested in Mexico
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Steven Dubois Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — A Mexican man who was charged in a crash that killed an Oregon sheriff’s deputy in 2007 and then mistakenly released 10 months ago has been arrested again, authorities said. Oregon State Police said in a statement Sunday that it learned Alfredo de Jesus-Ascencio, […]


    Man accused of shooting 2 Va. deputies charged with attempted murder
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouAssociated Press STERLING, Va. — A Virginia man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he shot two sheriff’s deputies on Christmas Eve. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says 39-year-old Douglas V. Johnson Jr. was arrested Sunday night after a domestic incident in Sterling, Virginia, about 30 miles northwest of […]


    Man charged with attempted murder after 2 Va. deputies shot
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouAssociated Press STERLING, Va. — A Virginia man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he shot two sheriff’s deputies on Christmas Eve. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says 39-year-old Douglas V. Johnson Jr. was arrested Sunday night after a domestic incident in Sterling, Virginia, about 30 miles northwest of […]


    Chicago Police Department Discourages Using Tasers on People Who Flee
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:51 by Officer.com

    The Chicago Police Department has tightened its policy on Taser use, rewriting the rules to discourage officers from shocking people who are running away or are vulnerable to injury. […]


    CHP Officer Killed in Christmas Eve Freeway Crash
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    Officer Andrew Camilleri Sr. was killed when an impaired driver swerved off the road and slammed into his patrol vehicle. […]


    Suspect Arrested in Mexico in Oregon Deputy’s 2007 Traffic Death
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:30 by Officer.com

    Authorities have arrested a man in the Mexican state of Puebla who is wanted in the traffic collision deaths of Marion County Deputy Kelly Fredinburg and another man in 2007. […]


    Retired Chicago Police Officer Murdered in Rural Arkansas
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    A man who spent decades as a Chicago police officer has been killed in rural Arkansas. […]


    Dallas Jail Population Dips to Historic Low
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    The Dallas County Jail reached a historic milestone this week: With 4,893 inmates, its population dipped to its lowest level “to date,” officials said, though they disagreed as to why. […]


    Suspect Pulls Gun in Alaska Trooper’s Cruiser
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    An Alaska State Trooper was about to give a ride to a man who seemed in need of help on a cold night in the Soldotna area when he pulled a gun inside his cruiser. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Chief’s Long Road Back to Work
    Posted December 26th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    While sitting in a hospital bed after surviving a near-fatal fireworks explosion in June, Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold said he thought he was at the end of his life. […]


    1 Calif. officer killed, another injured in Christmas Eve crash
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HAYWARD, Calif. — A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and another was injured after being rear-ended by a 22-year-old man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. KNTV reports that the officer kil… […]


    1 Calif. officer killed, another injured in Christmas Eve crash
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By Erin Baldassari and Marisa Kendall East Bay Times HAYWARD, Calif. — Rookie CHP officer Andrew Camilleri Sr. had dreamed of wearing the uniform since high school and was working his first Christmas Eve shift, trying to the keep the roads safe from intoxicated drivers. But he couldn’t save himself when, just before midnight, a […]


    Homegrown Terrorists Worry FBI
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 11:58 by Officer.com

    Radicalized individuals, not teams of trained operatives, are the terrorist threats that most worry federal law enforcement agencies in the coming year. […]


    11 Law Enforcement Trends Today and Tomorrow
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 10:50 by Officer.com

    Here are 11 important trends that emerged in law enforcement in 2017. […]


    Will Driverless Cars and Sophisticated Analytics be Tomorrow’s Technology?
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 10:30 by Officer.com

    Technology is ever-changing and in law enforcement it can sometimes be tough to keep up. […]


    Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Headed
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 10:20 by Officer.com

    While 2017 showed victories, dangers and heartaches …2018 shows opportunities. […]


    Getting Hired Is Harder Than Just Filling Out The Application
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:32 by Officer.com

    Getting hired into the law enforcement career today encompasses far more effort than just filling out the application or even completing you “blue book.” It requires preparation and follow up. […]


    IACP From the Eyes of a First-Time Attendee
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:24 by Officer.com

    Though this year marked the 124th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, it was my first year attending and covering the show as a journalist for the law enforcement industry. The sheer size of the show floor, the bread… […]


    Video: “Something Had to be Done,” Says Homeless Man who Helped SC Officer Under Attack
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:16 by POLICE Magazine

    “She’s a woman slammed to the ground and she’s an officer…I saw her belongings hit the ground,” Turmon said. “She’d done everything she could…It was going to get ugly, ya know? Something had to be done.” […]


    Homeland Security Says Attacks on PA Police a Terror Attack
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico’s office issued a statement saying authorities were seeking any information on El-Mofty, who, according to the statement , “has spent time in both Dauphin and Cumberland counties and recently was in the Middle East.” […]


    Graphene Research Could Lead to Foil-Thin Body Armor
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Researchers from the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center discovered that by combining no more than two layers of graphene, they would be able to create an ultra-thin material that, when it is struck by a fast-moving projectile like a bullet, it suddenly hardens and protects the wearer. […]


    Video: Slain NYPD Officer’s Children Given Home by New Yorkers
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Now, they are preparing for their first holiday without mom Det. Miosotis Familia, who was ambushed by a mentally ill gunman as she sat in a Mobile Command Unit. […]


    Video: Ft. Worth Officers Bring Christmas Gifts to Family Victimized by Thieves
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Brittney Curry thought the holiday was going to be ruined after a Grinch stole bikes, games, shoes and clothes out of her trunk of her car after it was left in a parking lot for several hours. […]


    Toronto Officers Say Staffing Shortage Puts Them at Risk
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 09:06 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer wrote that he was the only car on patrol on a Tuesday afternoon earlier this month, with one road sergeant available for backup. During the shift he had five pending calls, including a sexual assault, an arrest involving three people, and a domestic assault. […]


    Authorities: Box of horse manure found near US treasury secretary’s home
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a gift-wrapped box of horse manure addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was found near his home in Los Angeles. The package was found Saturday night in the tony Bel Air neighborhood after it was dropped off at a neighbor’s house. The Los Angeles Police Department’s bomb […]


    Off-duty Border Patrol agent killed in Calif. motorcycle crash
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Lauren Williams The Orange County Register SANTA ANA, Calif. — A motorcyclist killed in a crash on Ortega Highway has been identified as an off-duty border patrol agent who lived in Lake Elsinore. Alex Franco, 35, was killed when a motorcycle … […]


    Chief who lost part of arm in fireworks accident continues long road back to work
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Chuck Biedka The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa. LEECHBBURG, Pa. — Surviving a near-fatal fireworks explosion in June was only the first challenge. As he sat in a hospital bed in Pittsburgh’s Uptown section, Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold said he thought he was at the end of his life. He was burned and suffering […]


    Police: Disgruntled Ohio postal worker kills 2 bosses while naked
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A disgruntled mail carrier facing dismissal has been charged with aggravated murder for fatally shooting his supervisor at a suburban Ohio post office and with murder for killing a postmaster outside of her apartment complex. Twenty-four-year-old DeShaune Stewart, of Columbus, was naked during both slayings Saturday morning inside the Dublin […]


    2 Va. deputies shot while responding to domestic dispute
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press STERLING, Va. — Two Virginia sheriff’s deputies were shot and wounded Sunday while responding to a domestic dispute in northern Virginia, authorities said. The injuries were serious but not expected to be life-threatening. The dispute involved a man and his 19-year-old daughter, The Washington Post reported. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that […]


    Police: Naked Ohio postal worker kills 2 bosses
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A disgruntled mail carrier facing dismissal has been charged with aggravated murder for fatally shooting his supervisor at a suburban Ohio post office and with murder for killing a postmaster outside of her apartment complex. Twenty-four-year-old DeShaune Stewart, of Columbus, was naked during both slayings Saturday morning inside the Dublin […]


    Police: Naked Ohio postal worker kills 2 bosses
    Posted December 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A disgruntled mail carrier facing dismissal has been charged with aggravated murder for fatally shooting his supervisor at a suburban Ohio post office and with murder for killing a postmaster outside of her apartment complex. Twenty-four-year-old DeShaune Stewart, of Columbus, was naked during both slayings Saturday morning inside the Dublin […]


    Police solve mystery behind man’s 1944 love letter found within home’s walls
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By Scott J. Croteau MassLive.com, Springfield, Mass. GREENFIELD, Mass. — Police in one Massachusetts town issued an all-points bulletin for a Miss Betty Miller, but it was not because she is a suspect in any case. Greenfield police were searching for the woman or any of her family to return a 1944 love letter found […]


    W. Va. troopers hand out cash instead of tickets
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 12:51 by PoliceOne

    By Samantha Perry Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W. Va. PRINCETON, W. Va. — Elizabeth Bittle showed obvious concern when she saw the West Virginia State Police trooper and his blue lights behind her in a traffic stop in a parking lot off Route 460 in… […]


    Border Patrol ‘duped’ into providing security for cartel wedding
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 12:38 by PoliceOne

    By Kristina Davis The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — When Brian Houston wed his Mexican fiancee in a surprise ceremony during a rare opening of the steel gate on the U.S.-Mexico border fence last month, he said it was because he could not cr… […]


    Elderly couple arrested with 60 pounds of pot, says the drugs were a Christmas gift
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By Julie Johnson The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. YORK, Neb. — An 80-year-old Lake County man and his wife road tripping to the East Coast, were arrested in Nebraska on suspicion of hauling about 60 pounds of cannabis in the vehicle, accord… […]


    Elderly couple arrested with 60 pounds of pot, says the drugs were Christmas gifts
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By Julie Johnson The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. YORK, Neb. — An 80-year-old Lake County man and his wife road tripping to the East Coast, were arrested in Nebraska on suspicion of hauling about 60 pounds of cannabis in the vehicle, accord… […]


    DA: Man who shot at Pa. LEOs, injuring 1, ‘no doubt’ targeted cops
    Posted December 24th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — There’s “no doubt” a gunman who fired at police in several locations in the state capital, wounding one of them before they shot and killed him, was targeting police officers, a prosecutor said. Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty fired at a Harrisburg police officer on Friday afternoon and later at a state […]


    Man Targets PA Officers in Shooting Spree, 1 Wounded
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Police identified the alleged shooter as Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, 51, and Marsico said he recently returned from a trip to the Middle East. […]


    Investigators: Man shot by Minn. cops came at them with knife
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — State investigators said Friday that a man who was shot by Minneapolis officers in a police interrogation room had ignored commands to drop a knife that he was using to harm himself and was coming toward officers with the weapon. Marcus Fischer, 18, of Minneapolis, was shot Monday […]


    Texas cop donates therapy dog to family of slain officer
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TAYLOR, Mich. — A Texas officer made his way up north to Michigan to deliver a four-legged Christmas gift to the family of an officer killed in the line of duty. The News Herald reports that Officer Danny McWilliams gifted a th… […]


    Police department honors EMT for heroic actions during Vegas shooting
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — An EMT was honored for her heroic actions after treating Las Vegas shooting victims. ABC7 reported that UCLA EMT Brittany Speer was given the Medal of Courage award by the UCLA Police Department for setting up a triage area after the deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music […]


    Boy, 6, accidentally killed after deputies shoot at wanted felon
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SCHERTZ, Texas — The death of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a stray bullet when deputies near San Antonio opened fire on a woman being sought for crimes is a “tragic accident,” a Texas sheriff said Friday. The woman, 30-year-old Amanda Jones, was also fatally shot in the incident […]


    Impaired drivers an issue for cities that legalize marijuana
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel Engel, P1 Contributor States that have legalized marijuana use are now grappling with how to deal with impaired drivers. The biggest hurdle facing law enforcement, according to Governing.com, is the lack of a uniformly-accepted way of measuri… […]


    3 officers sickened by fentanyl at Md. police station
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WOODLAWN, Md. — Police in a Baltimore suburb say three officers were sickened by fentanyl at a police station after seizing narcotics during a traffic stop. Baltimore County police say it happened Thursday afternoon in Woodlawn. … […]


    Boy, 6, accidentally killed after deputies shoot at suspect
    Posted December 23rd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SCHERTZ, Texas — The death of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a stray bullet when deputies near San Antonio opened fire on a woman being sought for crimes is a “tragic accident,” a Texas sheriff said Friday. The woman, 30-year-old Amanda Jones, was also fatally shot in the incident […]


    4 tips to keep your cynicism at bay
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 20:14 by PoliceOne

    By Ed Kelley, Executive Pastor of Bay Area Community Church, Chaplain for INLETS Mass shootings, drug epidemics, impeachments, scandals, and a general disrespect for long-held traditional institutions have made the United States a nation of cynics. As … […]


    NY Trooper Struck by Vehicle in Critical but Stable Condition
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 20:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher continues to be treated in the surgical intensive care unit at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he underwent surgery Monday night. […]


    Customized care can help first responders in the aftermath of trauma
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 19:49 by PoliceOne

    By Liz Talago, Acadia Healthcare A career as a first responder carries with it a unique set of rewards and challenges. Being a police officer, firefighter, EMT, or military member means that no two days on the job will ever be alike. First responders o… […]


    Video: TN Officer Fired After Pulling Over Senator’s Daughter
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 19:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Sen. Jon Lundberg says he regrets calling the police chief after Phil Kiersnowski pulled over his daughter last month. The officer ticketed Sam Lundberg for a window tint violation, but during the traffic stop criticized the police department’s window tinting enforcement. […]


    NM Officer Uses to Tourniquet to Help Save Man with Severed Leg
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    When asked about the situation Officer Garcia responded, “I didn’t save him, God saved him, I just provided the tourniquet.” […]


    NM Officer Uses Tourniquet to Help Save Man with Severed Leg
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    When asked about the situation Officer Garcia responded, “I didn’t save him, God saved him, I just provided the tourniquet.” […]


    Video: Woman Caught Shoplifting in Front of Officers at Charity Event
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 18:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A woman accused of shoplifting from a store did not seem to be fazed by the heavy police presence already there Tuesday night for a “Shop with a Cop” charity event with local kids. […]


    FBI: Man threatened San Francisco terror attack on Christmas
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 18:11 by PoliceOne

    Don Thompson Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The FBI said Friday that it found a martyrdom letter and several guns in the home of a former Marine who said he wanted to carry out a Christmas Day attack on a popular San Francisco tourist destination. Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, a Modesto tow-truck driver, was charged […]


    Video: Shot Fired in Confrontation Between TX Deputies and Suspect Kills Child
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    The boy was sitting inside the trailer when he was struck in the abdomen by a stray bullet that pierced the wall. He was rushed to University Hospital where he also died, authorities said. […]


    Video: Japanese Bicycle Officer Chases Down Lamborghini, Writes Driver a Ticket
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 17:05 by POLICE Magazine

    The Huracán pulls up to an intersection, with the signal light letting traffic through if its going straight ahead, but instructing cars that are turning left to wait. […]


    FBI: Man planned Christmas Day terror attack in San Francisco
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 16:54 by PoliceOne

    By Rong-Gong Lin II Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The FBI said a Modesto man who espoused support for Islamic State planned a Christmas suicide attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39, a popular tourist destination. Authorities alleged in court… […]


    Former Michigan Trooper Charged with Murder in Vehicle Pursuit Death of Teen
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 16:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said the actions of former Trooper Mark Bessner caused Damon Grimes to crash into a parked truck in Detroit on Aug. 26. […]


    Man Charged with Plotting Attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 16:09 by POLICE Magazine

    Jameson named Pier 39 as a possible target for a terrorist attack because he “knew that it was a heavily crowded area,” according to the complaint. […]


    The best AK47 ever made?
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 16:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: TFB StaffThis article originally appeared on The Firearm Blog. In this episode of TFBTV, James gives you a comprehensive overview of the Arsenal SAM7SF and the SBR version, the SAM7SF-K. These may be the best AKs ever produced, and we’ll … […]


    Police: NY trooper struck by vehicle in critical but stable condition
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 14:50 by PoliceOne

    By Nicole Fuller Newsday NEW YORK — The New York state trooper struck by a vehicle Monday as he helped a motorist broken down on an entrance ramp to the Sagtikos Parkway remained in critical but stable condition Friday, officials said. Trooper Jo… […]


    18 on 2018: Expert predictions on the top police issues in 2018
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 14:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff While the end of the year is when we reflect on events impacting law enforcement during the previous 12 months, it is also a time to look ahead at the challenges that face policing in 2018. We asked 18 law enforcement experts to sha… […]


    Coroner: Vegas Concert Gunman Killed Himself, All 58 Victims Died of Gunshot
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 13:36 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 500 people also were injured. The gunman, Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old Mesquite resident, took his life before Metro Police officers breached his two-room suite. […]


    Coroner: Vegas Concert Gunman Killed Himself, All 58 Victims Died of Gunshot
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 13:36 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 500 people also were injured. The gunman, Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old Mesquite resident, took his life before Metro Police officers breached his two-room suite. […]


    Chicago police: Facebook didn’t cooperate in drug and gun-running probe
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    By Peter Nickeas Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Chicago police complained Thursday that they received no cooperation from Facebook during a drug and gun-running investigation involving an invitation-only group on the social network that couldn’t be found through the search function. A department source said covert accounts set up by investigators were shut down once Facebook […]


    How to Stay Alert This Holiday Season
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 12:59 by Officer.com

    The Department of Homeland Security is cautioning Americans to be on high alert this holiday season as the world is shaken by yet another attack. […]


    Officer on Foot Patrol Belts Out Moving Version of ‘O Holy Night’
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 12:54 by Officer.com

    While he was on foot patrol in the Old Port of Portland, Maine, Officer Jeremy Turner stopped to share his rendition of ‘O Holy Night.’ […]


    Homeless man praised for helping cop subdue suspect who attacked her
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    By Clif Leblanc The State (Columbia, S.C.) COLUMBIA, S.C. — Cray Turmon — a homeless man going on 50 years old — is accustomed to meeting police who write him up for DUI. Ashley Hardesty, 27, has been a Columbia police officer for two years and is just earning her chops in uniform. They met […]


    Abominable Snowman Booked on DUI Charge
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 12:48 by Officer.com

    The Abominable Snowman was booked on DUI charges in St. Helens, Oregon this week. […]


    Officer applies life-saving tourniquet to man’s severed leg after accident
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    Ruidoso News, N.M. RUIDOSO, N.M. — An accident victim on U.S. 70 near the Mescalero Apache Reservation received prompt care, because a New Mexico State police officer was equipped with a life-saving tourniquet, according to a report from the law enforcement agency. On Dec. 13, New Mexico State Police Officer Edward Garcia responded to a […]


    Former officer in fatal SC OIS to appeal 20 year sentence
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 11:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white former South Carolina policeman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of an unarmed black man is appealing his punishment. U.S. District Judge David Norton sentenced former North Charleston officer Michael Slager on Dec. 7 after the ex-officer pleaded guilty to a civil […]


    Police: Man shoots at cop, wounds security guard at Ohio hospital
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 10:58 by PoliceOne

    By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital’s psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the gunman in the Wednesday afternoon shooting […]


    Review: Acebeam L30 Flashlight
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 09:27 by Officer.com

    The Acebeam L30 is a product of ShenZhen Zenbon Technology Co., Ltd. This is a company with a reputation of great quality and considerable “bang for buck.” […]


    Search Continues for Missing Connecticut State Police Bloodhound
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 09:15 by Officer.com

    A missing Connecticut State Police bloodhound has triggered an extensive search in the southwestern part of the state. […]


    Video Shows Homeless Man Assist South Carolina Police Officer
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 09:10 by Officer.com

    Homeless man Cray Turmon is being hailed as a hero after assisting Columbia Police Officer Ashley Hardesty, who was in a struggle with a suspect. […]


    Chicago Police: Facebook Wouldn’t Cooperate in Probe
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 09:05 by Officer.com

    Chicago police complained Thursday that they received no cooperation from Facebook during a drug and gun-running investigation involving an invitation-only group on the social network that couldn’t be found through the search function. […]


    Police: Melbourne Driver Who Struck Pedestrians Motivated by ‘Mistreatment of Muslims’
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 08:52 by Officer.com

    The 32-year-old man accused of ramming a car into dozens of pedestrians in Melbourne has been discharged from hospital and is being questioned by investigators. […]


    Unarmed Security Guard Wounded in Hospital Shooting
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 08:45 by Officer.com

    Cincinnati police say an armed man walked into a hospital Wednesday and immediately began firing, seriously wounding a security guard before taking his own life. […]


    Wounded Agent’s Recovery Called a ‘Christmas Miracle’
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 08:41 by Officer.com

    Aviation Enforcement Agent Drew Stokes was shot five times after being targeted in the parking lot of a Publix supermarket in Jacksonville during his lunch break on Sept. 27. […]


    Former Michigan Trooper Charged With Murder
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 08:10 by Officer.com

    Former Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Bessner was jailed on $1 million bond after his arraignment Thursday morning on a murder charge in the death of a Detroit teen who was Tasered while fleeing on an ATV. […]


    Colorado Sheriff Offered Pot for Van Posted on Craigslist
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 08:05 by Officer.com

    A man tried to buy a car with homegrown black-market weed, but he texted the wrong man at the wrong time. […]


    Officers help couple deliver baby outside police station
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BOSTON — One Boston’s family early Christmas gift couldn’t wait for her parents to get to the hospital and was delivered in car outside of a police station. Boston police officers were returning to the station with a prisoner early Thursday when a frantic dad-to-be flagged them down to help his wife who […]


    Video of cop singing Christmas carol in impromptu performance goes viral
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine police officer’s rendition of “O Holy Night” is winning accolades online. Portland Police Officer Jeremy Turner was a music major at the University of Southern Maine before walking a beat. He recently decided to put his voice to use to spread Yuletide cheer in a city park. The […]


    Elfego Baca and the Frisco shootout: One man against many
    Posted December 22nd, 2017 @ 06:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouIn October 1884, 19-year-old Elfego Baca was approached in Socorro, New Mexico, by his friend Pedro Sarracino, who was the sheriff of Lower Frisco (now Reserve, New Mexico.) The sheriff told Baca that his community was being terro… […]


    Video: CT K-9 Goes Missing During Search for Missing Man
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 19:28 by POLICE Magazine

    A Connecticut state police bloodhound named Texas joined the search for a man who was reported missing in Danbury. The man was found but now police and firefighters are looking for the search dog. […]


    94% of All Confirmed Aliens in DOJ Custody Unlawfully Present, Report Says
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 18:52 by POLICE Magazine

    The report found that more than one-in-five of all persons in Bureau of Prisons custody were foreign born, and that 94% of confirmed aliens in custody were unlawfully present in the United States. […]


    Tier One Tactical Solutions to Present Seminar on Fitness and Diet Trends for LEOs at SHOT Show
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 18:16 by POLICE Magazine

    In this seminar, Tier One Tactical Solutions will explore today’s hot fitness and diet programs for officers. Topics will include: LEO stats for heart attack and poor health deaths, traditional body building vs. circuit/HIIT/CrossFit, Zone diet vs. Keto diet, proper meal prep considerations, age and proper recovery, and fitness outside of the gym. Attendees will […]


    Melbourne Car Attack Injures 19 People
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 17:51 by Officer.com

    There is no evidence to indicate a terrorist connection in the car-ramming that left 19 people injured in Melbourne, officials said Thursday. […]


    Louisiana Deputy Recovering from Patrol Vehicle Accident
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Dep. Joseph Fourcade was driving to assist another deputy just after 6 p.m. He was headed south on Bert Kouns when Bryan James, 27 of Shreveport, the driver of the tractor-trailer headed north, turned left onto Julie Frances Drive. […]


    PA K-9 Struck by Vehicle and Killed
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Police Chief John Phillippy said he has worked with good and bad K-9s over the years and Rony, who served for eight years, was one of the best, if not the best. […]


    Video: Woman Talks About Shooting Man Attacking GA Sergeant
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:40 by POLICE Magazine

    That’s when she saw Sgt. Randy Harkness fall to the ground and the suspect trying to take the sergeant’s gun. […]


    Video: Good Samaritan Helps SC Officer Subdue Resisting Suspect
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Brown resisted arrest, even after the officer used a TASER and OC spray on him, the video shows. At one point the officer was knocked to the ground, and that’s when a civilian tackled the suspect. Brown was taken into custody. […]


    Recovery of Federal Agent Shot 5 Times Called “Christmas Miracle”
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:40 by POLICE Magazine

    Now, nearly three months later and less than a week before Christmas, the Aviation Enforcement Agent wants everyone to know how thankful he is to those who saved his life, those who have given him the chance to spend the holidays with his family, and those who have made it so he can soon return […]


    Air inside house where college party occurred tests positive for alcohol
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BETHESDA, Md. — There was so much booze drinking at a home where a college fraternity party was held that the air inside the home tested positive for alcohol. WJLA reports that police were called about the party attended mostly… […]


    Baltimore Officers’ Text Messages Offer Glimpse at Mindset in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:23 by Officer.com

    Over the course of a year, three officers would be acquitted of all the charges against them, and three others would have their charges dropped. […]


    Missing Connecticut State Police Dog Sought
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 15:15 by Officer.com

    Connecticut State Police are searching for a K-9 that disappeared during the search for a man in the woods Wednesday. […]


    Ex-trooper charged with murder in teen’s death on ATV, held on $1M bond
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    By Allie Gross Detroit Free Press DETROIT — A former Michigan State Police trooper was jailed on $1 million bond after his arraignment Thursday morning on a murder charge in the death of a Detroit teen who was Tasered while fleeing on an ATV. Mar… […]


    Boy, 5, shot in 2016 accidentally shoots himself in hand
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 13:08 by PoliceOne

    By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — A 5-year-old boy who was struck in the face last year by a stray bullet fired during a drive-by shooting accidentally shot himself in the hand this week with a gun his father had obtained illegally, Chicago police said Wednesday. Kavan Collins found the loaded, uncased gun under […]


    Video shows deputies fatally shooting former colleague armed with gun
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 12:58 by PoliceOne

    By Noelle Phillips The Denver Post ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office has released video footage of a fatal shooting in October that happened outside its headquarters when two deputies shot and killed a former col… […]


    Off-Duty Officer Praised for Stopping Suspect After SUV Rams Into Crowd in Australia
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 12:21 by Officer.com

    At least 19 people were injured in Australia after a motorist rammed into pedestrians on one of Melbourne’s busiest streets. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Bitten by Dog Speaks Out
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 12:17 by Officer.com

    Pasco County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lewis is extremely lucky after he suffered a dog bite while responding to a dog bite, and the incident was all caught on body cam. […]


    SFPD officer under investigation dies by suicide during traffic stop
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By Evan Sernoffsky San Francisco Chronicle RICHMOND, Calif. — A San Francisco police officer who shot and killed himself in Richmond after being pulled over by an officer in that city was under investigation for child sexual abuse in Las Vegas, a… […]


    Florida Police Officer Rescues Woman
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    Sgt. Anthony Frangioni does not consider himself a hero, but many others do after he put his life on the line to save another. […]


    Union: Texas chief who fired sergeant ‘got this one wrong’
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 11:15 by PoliceOne

    By Ryan Osborne And Prescotte Stokes Iii Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas — The firing of a 22-year Fort Worth police veteran over his behavior during an August arrest was a mistake, the president of the Fort Worth Police Officers Association said Tuesday at a press conference. Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald “got this one […]


    Mo. officer badly injured in crash returns from rehab center
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis police officer who was badly injured in a car crash in March returned to St. Louis on Wednesday from a rehabilitation center in Nebraska. Officer Gary Glasby was injured while on patrol in St. Louis… […]


    Maine councilors approve grants for patrols, body cameras
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 10:27 by PoliceOne

    By Jen Lynds The County HOULTON, Maine — Town councilors on Monday evening approved several grants that will benefit both the police department and security in the community as a whole. During a brief meeting, councilors approved a $4,869 Operati… […]


    Ind. council approves fund for full-time narcotics officer
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 10:17 by PoliceOne

    By Leann Burke The Herald JASPER, Ind. — Despite not being awarded a grant to fund a new police officer’s salary, Jasper will still get a full-time narcotics officer in 2018. The police department planned to pay a portion of the narcotics o… […]


    Video Shows Tense Struggle With Suspect in Ohio
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 07:06 by Officer.com

    A Canton police officer was dragged by a vehicle following a traffic stop early Tuesday and was released after the vehicle crashed and his gun fired a shot. […]


    4 things to know about police grants in 2018
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 07:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Samantha DormAs 2017 comes to a close, I would like to share some key information police leaders and police grant writers need to be aware of as we move into the New Year. 1. Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office may be on the chop… […]


    Woman accused of shoplifting during store’s police charity event
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Samantha DormAssociated Press FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — A homeless woman has been accused of trying to steal more than $1,000 in goods from a Massachusetts Target store during a Shop with a Cop holiday event attended by dozens of police officers. The Boston Globe reports Melissa Allen was stopped as she tried to leave the […]


    Man arrested after offering to trade pot for sheriff’s SUV
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Samantha DormAssociated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado man landed in jail after offering to trade illegal homegrown marijuana for an SUV listed on Craigslist — a vehicle that happened to be owned by a sheriff. The Gazette reports that Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell recently received a text from a 39-year-old Vail […]


    Pennsylvania Police K-9 Struck and Killed
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    Rony, the K-9 officer with the Greencastle Police Department for more than eight years, was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning near his home. […]


    FCC Adds ‘Blue Alerts’ to Nation’s Emergency Alerting Systems
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    The Federal Communications Commission added the “Blue Alert” to the nation’s emergency alerting systems last week. […]


    Police Response in Minneapolis City Hall Shooting Lauded
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:30 by Officer.com

    Officials say that officers showed restraint in the face of danger and acted heroically. […]


    Five Major Chicago Sports Teams Join Forces to Combat Violence
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    Five of Chicago’s major pro sports teams have joined efforts in a unique partnership to try to help combat the city’s persistent street violence. […]


    Texas Police Officer Shown in Body Camera Video Fired
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    A veteran Fort Worth police officer was fired Monday for his role in escalating a situation in which a woman who had called police for help was Tased and arrested outside her apartment. […]


    Illinois Police Officer Helped Thwart Child Abduction
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    A Naperville police officer and a city resident were honored this week for their efforts to thwart a child abduction. […]


    California Pursuit Ends With Suspect Fatally Shot
    Posted December 21st, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    A sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man in Oceanside on Wednesday afternoon after a pursuit that started in Vista. […]


    SHOT Show 2018 education program provides police training, response strategies
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 18:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff “Are you going to SHOT Show 2018?” The more than 65,000 police officers, shooting instructors, hunters and firearms enthusiasts and collectors who answer “yes” to this question are currently counting down the days to one of the most significant events on the firearms calendar. This year marks the 40th anniversary of SHOT […]


    Police firearms tracking: How to prevent a cop’s gun from getting lost or stolen
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 17:51 by PoliceOne

    Author: Ron LaPedis“Do you know where your children are?” This question was used as a public service announcement for parents on American television during the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Based on recent news, an appropriate question for law enforcement command staff might be, “Do you know where your firearms are?” San Francisco Bay Area, […]


    Video Shows Suspect Drag Florida Police Officer With Vehicle
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 17:24 by Officer.com

    A car sped out of a retirement community with Pembroke Pines Police Officer Jon Cusack desperately hanging onto the driver’s side. […]


    Injured St. Louis Police Officer’s Long Road to Recovery Continues
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 16:57 by Officer.com

    St. Louis Police Officer Gary Glasby, who was badly injured in a March patrol car crash, will be returning to St. Louis on Wednesday from a rehabilitation center in Nebraska. […]


    What happens after a police officer uses deadly force?
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 16:40 by PoliceOne

    Author: Rich EmberlinWhile all police officers pull their weapons during their careers – some more than others depending on the area they work in – only a small percentage actually end up firing them in a deadly force confrontation. Even am… […]


    Book Excerpt: Badges and Budgets
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 15:55 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jason HoschouerChapter One: The $100,000 Conundrum In 2009, I made more than $100,000. Mind you, that included an average of about 40 hours of overtime a month. Sounds great, right? On paper, perhaps. The problem? I couldn’t afford to pay a $300 electric bill. My tax guy tells me I had a great year, […]


    Lawyer raises new questions about slain Baltimore detective
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 15:39 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jason HoschouerBy David McFadden Associated Press BALTIMORE — A lawyer for two men whose federal convictions were recently overturned is raising fresh questions about an April 2010 incident that led to their convictions on bogus drug charges and involved a Baltimore detective fatally gunned down last month just as he was set to testify […]


    Video: Off-Duty LAPD Officer Attacked with Blunt Object, Suspect Shot
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Preliminary reports from the scene were that two off-duty officers were driving in the area and stopped to confront a man outside an apartment building. At some point, the man hit one of the officers in the head with what was initially reported as a bat, prompting both officers to open fire, hitting the man […]


    Video: NY Judge Tells Cop Killer “You’re Gonna Die in Prison”
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    “To make that simple for your compromised brain, you’re gonna die in prison. You will never breathe fresh air outside the confines of a New York State prison,” the judge said. […]


    Sister of Fallen New Orleans Officer Joins Force
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Jacquen Hunter graduated NOPD’s academy Friday (Dec. 15) as part of Recruit Class No. 180, according to the department. In a video posted to the NOPD’s website, Jaquen Hunter said that she felt the support of her late sister throughout the process of becoming an officer. […]


    Video: FL Officer Dragged Half a Mile, Driver Charged with Attempted Murder
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Jon Cusack, a 19-year veteran of the Pembroke Pines Police Department can be seen in his bodycam video clinging to the driver’s side door as the driver speeds off, eventually reaching 60 mph, according to the police report. […]


    New Hampshire Bill Would Limit Pension “Double Dipping”
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    n a Wednesday memo, the NHRS announced House Bill 561 was amended in the Senate Executive Departments and Administration Committee and, if passed as expected, will limit the number of hours pensioners can work at post-retirement jobs for employers in the public retirement system. […]


    Video: NJ Officers Rescue Drowning Dog from Icy Pond
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Voorhees volunteered to be fastened to a rope and crawled out on the edge of the ice toward the dog named Nisel. […]


    CA Sheriff Says Previously Deported Illegal Immigrant Shot Deputy
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Honsal said the outcome was “very lucky” because the female deputy who was shot could have been killed if the shot had struck her a few inches away. […]


    Sister of Fallen New Orleans Officer Joins Force
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    Jacquen Hunter graduated NOPD’s academy Friday (Dec. 15) as part of Recruit Class No. 180, according to the department. In a video posted to the NOPD’s website, Jaquen Hunter said that she felt the support of her late sister throughout the process of becoming an officer. […]


    Unarmed Security Officer Shot, Seriously Wounded at Cincinnati Hospital
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 14:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The suspect fatally shot himself, Isaac said. The suspect “has not been identified — we’re not certain if he’s known to any of the employees or medical staff.” […]


    Texas officer fired after arrest involving TASER, video released
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 13:14 by PoliceOne

    By Claire Z. Cardona The Dallas Morning News FORT WORTH, Texas — A veteran Fort Worth police officer was fired Monday for his role in escalating a situation in which a woman who had called police for help was Tased and arrested outside her apartment. Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald dismissed Sgt. Kenneth Pierce, a 22-year […]


    Civilian recalls shooting suspect who attacked deputy
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By Ellen Eldridge The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — A woman who rushed to help a Dawson County deputy in trouble shared her story with Channel 2 Action News. April Adamson was preparing to get gas at a Dawsonville Chevron gas station Dec. 5, when she sensed something was wrong, she told the news station. […]


    Woman recalls shooting suspect who attacked deputy
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jason HoschouerBy Ellen Eldridge The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — A woman who rushed to help a Dawson County deputy in trouble shared her story with Channel 2 Action News. April Adamson was preparing to get gas at a Dawsonville Chevron gas station Dec. 5, when she sensed something was wrong, she told the […]


    Couple who gave cops video of murder suspect want piece of reward
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 11:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — The homeowners who provided police with the eerie surveillance video of the hooded man accused in a string of fatal shootings that terrorized a Florida neighborhood during October and November now want a piece of the $110,000 reward. Police in Tampa released the video that showed a man slowly walking […]


    Couple who gave cops video of murder suspect wants piece of reward
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 11:26 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — The homeowners who provided police with the eerie surveillance video of the hooded man accused in a string of fatal shootings that terrorized a Florida neighborhood during October and November now want a piece of the $110,000 reward. Police in Tampa released the video that showed a man slowly walking […]


    Union: Minn. cops who shot man with knife in interview room ‘heroic’
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 11:16 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The head of the Minneapolis police union said Tuesday that officers were “heroic” in shooting a man to try to stop him from cutting his own throat with a knife at City Hall. The incident happened Monday in an interview room at the Minneapolis Police Department, which is […]


    Union: Cops who shot man armed with knife in interview room ‘heroic’
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 11:16 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The head of the Minneapolis police union said Tuesday that officers were “heroic” in shooting a man to try to stop him from cutting his own throat with a knife at City Hall. The incident happened Monday in an interview room at the Minneapolis Police Department, which is […]


    Retired Detroit Officer Dies from Complications of 45-Year-Old Gunshot Wound
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 10:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Kimbrough was hit in the chest with a handgun bullet during that incident. The bullet lodged against his spine, causing him paralysis from the waist down. Although in a wheelchair, he was able to return to limited duty until being medically retired in 1977. […]


    Top 10 police acts of kindness caught on video in 2017
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Police officers have a complex and often unappreciated job. In the modern age of social media, it seems much of the attention focused on LE is negative. But there are countless acts of bravery and kindness that fly under the radar and serve as a reminder that officers are often unsung heroes. […]


    ‘Black and Blue’: Black Police Officers Navigate a Divided Country
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 08:55 by Officer.com

    “I am always going to be black but I am only blue as long as I continue to wear the uniform,” San Francisco Police Lt. Yulanda Williams says. […]


    LAPD Officer Struck by Drunk Driver Loses Leg
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 08:44 by Officer.com

    LAPD Officer Fadi Chelico had been standing on the side of the freeway when he was hit by a suspected drunk driver. […]


    Family of Slain NYPD Detective Face Down Their Son’s Killer
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 08:37 by Officer.com

    It was a painful day in court for Detective Brian Moore’s family, but the accused gunman showed no remorse. […]


    Convicted killer of NYPD officer sentenced to life in prison
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Michael O’Keeffe Newsday NEW YORK — Convicted cop killer Demetrius Blackwell is a “coward” who should die in prison, a judge said Tuesday in imposing a sentence of life without parole for the 2015 slaying of Brian Moore, an N… […]


    Officials find flaws in almost every first responder app
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Officials gave numerous first responder apps security updates after studying several and finding flaws in almost every app they looked at. The Department of Homeland Security teamed up with the Science and Technolo… […]


    NYPD cop killer sentenced to life in prison
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Michael O’Keeffe Newsday NEW YORK — Convicted cop killer Demetrius Blackwell is a “coward” who should die in prison, a judge said Tuesday in imposing a sentence of life without parole for the 2015 slaying of Brian Moore, an N… […]


    New York State Police Trooper Fighting for His Life
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:41 by Officer.com

    Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher, who was struck by a vehicle as he helped a motorist on an entrance ramp to the Sagtikos Parkway, was in the “fight of his life” Tuesday at a Bay Shore hospital. […]


    Sister of Fallen New Orelans Police Officer Joins Force
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Jacquen Hunter, the sister of New Orleans Police Officer Natasha Hunter, who was killed by a drunk driver in 2016, has joined the force. […]


    Suspect Shot by Minneapolis Police in Interview Room Had Knife
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Officers fired several shots on Monday after the 18-year-old displayed a knife and began repeatedly stabbing himself in the chest and neck, ignoring commands to drop the weapon. […]


    Virginia State Police Superintendent Announces Retirement
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Virginia State Police Superintendent Col. Steve Flaherty will be retiring, according to an announcement Tuesday by Gov.-elect Ralph Northam. […]


    Orlando Police Officer With PTSD Fights for Workers’ Compensation Benefits
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A judge is expected to rule next month on whether a retired Orlando police officer with post-traumatic stress disorder can receive workers’ compensation benefits. […]


    North Carolina Trooper Dragged by Fleeing Driver
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    A woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a west Charlotte crash that included a state trooper being dragged by a motorist. […]


    Florida Deputy Charged in Drug Ring
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    A Broward Sheriff’s deputy — who was acquitted on charges of stealing during a drug bust several years ago — is now facing a slew of new charges after detectives say he was involved in a drug-trafficking organization. […]


    Oregon Sheriff’s Deputy Accused of Having Steroids
    Posted December 20th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A Washington County patrol deputy was arrested Monday on suspicion of having anabolic steroids while off duty in May. […]


    How SCOTUS impacted law enforcement in 2017
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 21:04 by PoliceOne

    Author: Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. The extent to which Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Supreme Court’s newest member, will impact constitutional jurisprudence affecting our nation’s law enforcement will have to wait until next year for review. Even … […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Top trends and takeaways from 2017
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 20:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie <!–cke_bookmark_441S–><!–cke_bookmark_441E–><!–cke_bookmark_384S–><!–cke_bookmark_384E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed As we do every December, the Policing Matters Podcast looks back on the year that was. Probably the biggest single event of the year was the Las Vegas mass shooting, but Jim and Doug also discuss how […]


    DHS Awards Speer Gold Dot with Contract for up to 120 Million Rounds
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), recently awarded Speer a major ammunition contract. Starting delivery in 2018, the contract provides for up to 120 million rounds of 124-grain, 9mm Luger Gold Dot Duty ammunition to multiple DHS law enforcement components and other Federal agencies for up to five years. […]


    Sister of fallen New Orleans officer joins NOPD
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 18:19 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW ORLEANS — After her sister was fatally injured in the line of duty last year, one woman decided to continue her family’s legacy of service with the New Orleans Police Department. The Times-Picayune reports that Jacquen Hunter graduated from the agency Friday, becoming the fourth Hunter sister to serve in the […]


    Former DC-Area Officer Convicted of Aiding ISIS, Faces Possible 60 Years
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    In late July 2016, Young attempted to provide material support and resources to ISIS by purchasing and sending gift card codes that he believed would allow ISIS recruiters to securely communicate with potential ISIS recruits. […]


    Off-Duty Chicago Officer Shoots Man Attempting to Carjack Him, Police Say
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 18:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say Hendricks and another person approached the officer as he sat in his personal car around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The other person tapped on the passenger side window to distract the officer while Hendricks went to the driver’s side, pulled a gun and demanded the car, police said. […]


    Best of Bizarre Beat: Top 15 strangest stories of 2017
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff It’s that time again! From poop-and-run joggers to drunken “time travelers,” frequent run-ins with Weird America is just a part of the deal of being a police officer, and with the year coming to a close, we’ve gathered up the 15 funniest, strangest, and most unbelievable stories of 2017 in our annual […]


    Convicted NYPD Cop-Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    Convicted cop-killer Demetrius Blackwell was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum of life in prison without parole in the 215 slaying of NYPD Officer Brian Moore. […]


    LAPD officer loses leg after being struck by suspected drunken driver
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LOS ANGELES — An LAPD officer lost his leg after being struck by a suspected drunk driver during a traffic stop last week. KCBS-TV reports that Officer Fadi Chelico was standing on the side of a freeway when he was struck and p… […]


    Video: TX Sergeant Fired Over ” Absolutely Unacceptable” Conduct at Domestic
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce for violating the department’s code of conduct when responding to a disturbance. […]


    Woman Arrested After Spitting in Face of Houston Chief
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo was off-duty and shopping when he saw Danielle Paris, 40, taking items from the drugstore and harassing employees outside. […]


    Woman Arrested After Spitting in Face of Houston Chief
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo was off-duty and shopping when he saw Danielle Paris, 40, taking items from the drugstore and harassing employees outside. […]


    LAPD Officer Lost Leg After Being Struck by DUI Suspect on Freeway
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Fadi Chelico was standing on the side of the freeway during a traffic stop last Monday night when he was struck and pinned between the suspect vehicle and his police cruiser. His leg was ultimately severed. […]


    LAPD Officer Lost Leg After Being Struck by DUI Suspect on Freeway
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Fadi Chelico was standing on the side of the freeway during a traffic stop last Monday night when he was struck and pinned between the suspect vehicle and his police cruiser. His leg was ultimately severed. […]


    Chicago Officer Named CNN Hero of the Year
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Maddox started Future Ties, a non-profit after-school program dedicated to helping kids who live in the Parkway Gardens housing complex.in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. […]


    Video: Minneapolis Officer Shoots Armed Man in City Hall Interview Room
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said a person being interviewed by investigators was left alone in a room. When he began hurting himself with an “edged weapon,” officers attempted to subdue him. […]


    NY State Trooper Struck by Vehicle, Suffers Serious Head Injury
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Gallagher parked behind two disabled vehicles with his lights flashing, Candelaria said. He began setting up flares, Candelaria said, when two oncoming vehicles veered to the right to avoid Gallagher. The driver of a third vehicle “did not see the trooper” and struck him, Candelaria said. […]


    Video: TX Sergeant Fired Over “Absolutely Unacceptable” Conduct at Domestic
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce for violating the department’s code of conduct when responding to a disturbance. […]


    San Diego Paper Asks: Are Officers Who Get Involved in Multiple Shootings Good Police or Bad Police?
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Officers have no control over what calls they go to, or the ultimate actions of a person who appears armed and poses a direct threat to the public or the officers, San Diego police Lt. Scott Wahl said. […]


    Chicago Officer Named CNN Hero of the Year
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Maddox started Future Ties, a non-profit after-school program dedicated to helping kids who live in the Parkway Gardens housing complex in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. […]


    Chicago officer honored as one of ‘CNN Heroes of the Year’
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer who went above and beyond the call of duty to help kids on the South Side was one of 10 people honored at CNN’s 11th Annual “Heroes of the Year” event. WLS-TV reports that Officer Jennifer Maddox was honored at the event in New York on […]


    Woman Recalls Shooting Georgia Deputy’s Attacker
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 15:20 by Officer.com

    April Adamson was preparing to get gas at a Dawsonville Chevron gas station Dec. 5 when she saw Dawson County Sheriff’s Sgt. Randy Harkness fall to the ground. […]


    Are you at risk from lead poisoning at an indoor shooting range?
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 14:27 by PoliceOne

    Reprinted with permission from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Indoor shooting ranges may put police officers, hobby shooters and employees at risk from lead exposure, particularly if proper dust-control measures are not in place. “We are seei… […]


    How 3D printing can benefit SWAT teams and bomb squads
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 14:06 by PoliceOne

    Article reprinted with permission from the International Tactical Training Association’s Tactical Solutions Magazine. By Harold “Skip” Harris The Utah County Sheriff’s journey into 3D printing started during Utah County Metro S… […]


    Alabama Sheriff’s Deputy Shot; Suspect in Custody
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 13:50 by Officer.com

    A Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy is in serious condition after being shot Monday night. […]


    NY trooper suffers ‘extreme, traumatic head injury’ after being struck by vehicle
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By Nicole Fuller Newsday NEW YORK — A New York state trooper suffered an “extreme, traumatic head injury” Monday afternoon when a vehicle struck him as he helped a motorist broken down along a sharp turn in an overpass ramp to the Sagtikos State Parkway in the Commack area, police said. Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher, […]


    NY trooper suffers ‘extreme head injury’ after being struck by vehicle
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By Nicole Fuller Newsday NEW YORK — A New York state trooper suffered an “extreme, traumatic head injury” Monday afternoon when a vehicle struck him as he helped a motorist broken down along a sharp turn in an overpass ramp to the Sagtikos State Parkway in the Commack area, police said. Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher, […]


    Prosecutor who criticized investigators in Justine Damond case apologizes
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By Amy Forlitti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota prosecutor who publicly criticized agents investigating the death of an Australian woman fatally shot by a police officer said Monday that he is sorry and was wrong to discuss the agency’s work in a public setting. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman issued both written and videotaped […]


    Police: Woman stabbed roommate during argument over candy
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press READING, Pa. — Authorities say a woman stabbed her roommate during a dispute over candy, injuring victim’s leg. Reading police say charges against 54-year-old Tracy Mitchell include aggravated assault and reckless endangerment stemming from the stabbing around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The victim claims Mitchell was holding a pocket knife in one hand and […]


    Ex-officer convicted of trying to aid Islamic State
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The first police officer charged in the United States with attempting to support the Islamic State group was convicted on Monday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Nicholas Young was found guilty by a federal jury of attempting to provide material support to the militant organization. Prosecutors said Young bought gift […]


    New York Trooper Suffers ‘Extreme, Traumatic Head Injury’
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 12:14 by Officer.com

    Trooper Joseph J. Gallagher was seriously injured Monday afternoon when a vehicle struck him as he helped a motorist broken in an overpass ramp to the Sagtikos State Parkway. […]


    Woman arrested after spitting on off-duty Houston police chief
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 12:13 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman is being accused of spitting in the face of Houston’s police chief while he arrested her for allegedly stealing items from a drug store. KPRC-TV reports 40-year-old Danielle Paris remained jailed Monday. She’s charged with harassment of a public servant — a felony — for allegedly spitting on police […]


    Video Shows Dog Attack Florida Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 11:21 by Officer.com

    As Pasco County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lewis showed up to a Dade City home, two not so friendly dogs greeted him. […]


    Baltimore Police Release Video of Wild Pursuit
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 11:15 by Officer.com

    Baltimore police released video Monday that shows a traffic stop, chase and shooting spree that played out Friday. […]


    Officials: Amtrak train sped 50 mph over limit before deadly derailment
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 11:09 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel La Corte, Gillian Flaccus, and Michael Sisak Associated Press DUPONT, Wash. — Federal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people. Bella Dinh-Zarr, a National Transportation Safety […]


    Officers Who Went Above and Beyond the Call of Duty in 2017
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 11:03 by Officer.com

    It may be their job to help, but some go above and beyond. Here are some top cops whose star efforts match the stars they wear on their uniforms. […]


    Police: Man shot by cops in interview room after pulling out weapon
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 10:22 by PoliceOne

    By Jeff Baenen Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — A man who was alone in an interview room at the Minneapolis police investigative unit in City Hall was shot by officers on Monday after he pulled out an “edged weapon” and began hurting himself. “After attempting to subdue the adult male subject, officers discharged their weapons,” Police […]


    Accent Signage Minneapolis Attack
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 09:23 by Officer.com

    While society semi-expects “active shooter” events to occur at, or somehow be tied to, schools, this attack at a workplace in Minneapolis shows how inaccurate that expectation can be. […]


    Boy calls 911 to report the Grinch
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BYRAM, Miss. — A boy took matters into his own hands to prevent the Grinch from stealing Christmas by calling 911 to report him. Clarion Ledger reported that TyLon Pittman, 5, was assured his presents were safe by a dispatcher when he called 911 in fear of the Grinch, and a police […]


    Officer eases distressed man’s worries with compassion, groceries
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Aaron Moody The News & Observer CLAYTON, N.C. — A police officer’s show of compassion, patience and generosity helped ease matters for a man in distress last week. Clayton K9 officer Jamie Brantley “bridged a gap of trust&rdquo… […]


    Embattled Charlottesville Police Chief Retires
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    The sudden retirement of Charlottesville Police Chief Al Thomas was announced Monday amid criticism of the department’s handling of violent white nationalist rally earlier this year. […]


    Minneapolis Police Shoot Man Inside Interview Room
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 05:27 by Officer.com

    A bloody scene erupted inside police headquarters at Minneapolis City Hall on Monday evening when police officers shot a man inside an interview room. […]


    Kansas Police Captain Recalls Shooting Gunman Inside Costco
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    Kansas City, Kan. Police Capt. Michael Howell weaved through the aisles of a Costco and confronted the gunman. […]


    DHS Finds Security Flaws in First Responder Apps
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    The pilot-testing project discovered potential security and privacy concerns — such as access to the device camera, contacts or Short Message Service messages — in 32 of 33 popular apps that were tested. […]


    Report Finds Officers Performed Strongly During Pulse Nightclub Attack
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    The DOJ-commissioned reports states that the Orlando Police Department and other agencies performed strongly during the Pulse nightclub massacre. […]


    Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy Wounded in Shooting
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 04:55 by Officer.com

    A Knox County sheriff’s deputy and a suspect were both shot while exchanging gunfire in East Knox County on Monday night. […]


    Fleeing Suspect Slams Into Wisconsin Deputy’s Cruiser
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 04:30 by Officer.com

    A suspect led deputies on a 12-minute chase Saturday night, hit road sign in Sun Prairie and rammed into a Dane County Sheriff’s deputy’s squad car before running over stop sticks. […]


    San Francisco Police Officer Kills Himself After Being Pulled Over
    Posted December 19th, 2017 @ 04:15 by Officer.com

    A nine-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department — who was being pursued by the Richmond police — shot and killed himself in a parking lot moments after being pulled over Monday. […]


    Report: Police responding to Pulse shooting performed well
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 18:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — A federal report says the response of Orlando police and other agencies likely saved lives during a deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida. The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services released a review Monday of the June 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting, where a […]


    Nominations for the Congressional Badge of Bravery open
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 18:02 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Officers put their lives on the line on a daily basis, but each year a small group is honored with the Congressional Badge of Bravery, honoring their acts of bravery while in the line of duty. Nominations for the C… […]


    Video: Officers Who Took Down NY Subway Bombing Suspect Play Santa in Newark
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 17:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The officers played Santa’s helpers just days after apprehending alleged bomber 27-year-old Akayed Ullah when he detonated a homemade explosive device in a pedestrian walkway under the Port Authority Bus Terminal during the height of Monday morning’s commute. […]


    Video: KS Captain Talks About Stopping Gunman in Costco Store
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 17:29 by POLICE Magazine

    When the gunman, later identified as Ronald O. Hunt, announced, “I’m an off-duty U.S. Marshal, I’m here to kill people,” Howell realized that he had only one option. […]


    Charlottesville Police Chief Retires Following Damning Report on White Supremacist Rally Response
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 17:29 by POLICE Magazine

    The retirement of Thomas, who has 27 years of law enforcement service, is effective immediately. The United States Air Force veteran has served since May 23, 2016. […]


    L.A. County Sheriff’s Employees Lend Aid in Fire Zone
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 17:06 by POLICE Magazine

    “This was the first request made to the L.A. County area for mutual aid to be sent to Santa Barbara County for the Thomas fire,” Alexander said. […]


    Suspect Went on Crime Spree in Stolen NJ State Police SUV, Authorities Say
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 17:06 by POLICE Magazine

    An unmarked New Jersey State Police vehicle stolen from the driveway of a trooper was used to commit two robberies and a gas station theft before it was recovered by police, authorities said Monday. […]


    Daughter of Fallen NY Troop Thought Killer Would Never Leave Prison
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    On Oct. 24, 1974, her father – New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon – was shot and killed after stopping a speeding car along the Thruway near Canastota. Two men in the car had just robbed a jewelry store in DeWitt. […]


    Killer of NY Trooper to be Set Free After Union Loses Appeal
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    John Ruzas, the man convicted of killing New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon in 1974, was scheduled to be released from prison today after the New York State Troopers’ union lost its appeal in state Supreme court. […]


    Daughter of Fallen NY Trooper Thought Killer Would Never Leave Prison
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 16:30 by POLICE Magazine

    On Oct. 24, 1974, her father – New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon – was shot and killed after stopping a speeding car along the Thruway near Canastota. Two men in the car had just robbed a jewelry store in DeWitt. […]


    Chief who oversaw police response to Charlottesville rally retires abruptly
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 15:37 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Charlottesville’s police chief, who oversaw the department’s widely criticized response to a violent white nationalist rally this summer, abruptly retired Monday, the city said. In a brief statement, the city did not give a reason for Chief Al Thomas’ departure. Earlier this month, a former federal prosecutor released a report […]


    Man Accused of Killing Palm Springs Officers Faces Murder Trial
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    John Hernandez Felix, 27, is accused of fatally shooting veteran training Officer Jose Gilbert Vega, 63, and rookie Officer Lesley Zerebny, 27, on Oct. 8, 2016, after the officers responded to a family disturbance call. […]


    Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect […]


    Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect […]


    Officials find flaws in almost every first responder app
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 15:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Officials gave numerous first responder apps security updates after finding flaws in almost every app they looked at. CNET reported that after looking at the most popular first responder apps, the Department of Homeland Security and the Science and Technology Directorate announced that security flaws were found in most of […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Louisville Police Officer Shoot Armed Suspect
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 14:49 by Officer.com

    Body camera footage has been released showing Louisville Metro Police Officer Michael Roberson shoot and wound an armed suspect last week following a robbery at a Family Dollar. […]


    Minn. police catch package-stealing Grinch thanks to GPS device
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 14:29 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Walsh Star Tribune (Minneapolis) EDINA, Minn. — Authorities in Edina used a piece of high-tech bait to catch a Grinch trying to steal Christmas. Police said that a 36-year-old thief snatched a package made to look like a laptop box left o… […]


    Milwaukee Police Launch New Overdose Task Force
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 14:17 by Officer.com

    With opioid-related deaths rising, the Milwaukee Police Department is creating a new task force to investigate fatal overdoses […]


    Chiefs, sheriffs in Colo. shift attitudes toward recruits’ past marijuana use
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    By Noelle Phillips The Denver Post DENVER — The man in charge of hiring and firing Denver’s police officers likes to remind people that the firefighters and police officers who rushed into the World Trade Center on 9/11 were not drunk or st… […]


    At least 6 killed after Amtrak train hurtles off Wash. overpass
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By Rachel La Corte Associated Press DUPONT, Wash. — An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least six people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the […]


    Las Vegas Police Sergeant Feared for Store Clerks’ Safety Before Fatal Shooting
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 12:31 by Officer.com

    Sgt. Miguel Garcia fired four shots at Richard Mitchell, hitting him once in the lower body. […]


    Las Vegas Police Sergeant Feared for Store Clerks’ Safety Before Shooting
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 12:31 by Officer.com

    Sgt. Miguel Garcia fired four shots at Richard Mitchell, hitting him once in the lower body. […]


    2 Wash. officers recovering after being shot
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 12:28 by PoliceOne

    By Christine Clarridge The Seattle Times BREMERTON, Wash. — Two Bremerton police officers are recovering from gunshot wounds after a 53-year-old man fired numerous shots at them early Sunday morning. The officers returned fire and killed the man,… […]


    Senator: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs across the U.S.
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 12:03 by PoliceOne

    By Mary Esch Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday the Transportation Security Administration should speed up plans to deploy the technology nationally. […]


    LA County sheriff’s employees deployed to help battle Calif. wildifires
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 11:46 by PoliceOne

    By Brenda Gazzar Daily News, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deployed nearly two dozen employees to Santa Barbara County early Sunday morning, Dec. 17, as firefighters continued to try to control the ma… […]


    Cop killer to be set free after troopers’ union loses appeal
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 09:47 by PoliceOne

    By Elizabeth Doran Syracuse Media Group, N.Y. NEW YORK — John Ruzas, the man convicted of killing New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon in 1974, is scheduled to be released from prison Monday after the New York State Troopers’ union lost its appeal in state Supreme court. A judge denied the NYS Troopers’ Police Benevolent […]


    Dealing With Divorce During the Holidays
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 09:13 by Officer.com

    Changes in family structure and the added challenges of juggling multiple schedules can be overwhelming. That said, there are new found freedoms to enjoy – so embrace them! […]


    Dealing With Divorce During the Holidays
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 09:13 by Officer.com

    Changes in family structure and the added challenges of juggling multiple schedules can be overwhelming. That said, there are new found freedoms to enjoy – so embrace them! […]


    Review: PrOlix TGCP
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    It definitely cleans, lubricates, and protects. I didn’t experience any build up or gumminess. PrOlix is good for all metals, but they recommend you test synthetic surfaces. […]


    Review: PrOlix TGCP
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    It definitely cleans, lubricates, and protects. I didn’t experience any build up or gumminess. PrOlix is good for all metals, but they recommend you test synthetic surfaces. […]


    Casio’s Master of G GG1000 In Action
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:42 by Officer.com

    For decades, Casio G-SHOCK watches have been the standard by which the durability of other watches, as compared to price, is measured. […]


    Casio’s Master of G GG1000 In Action
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:42 by Officer.com

    For decades, Casio G-SHOCK watches have been the standard by which the durability of other watches, as compared to price, is measured. […]


    G-SHOCK Master of G MudMaster GG1000 In Action
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:42 by Officer.com

    The G-SHOCK name is synonymous with rugged and durable where watches are concerned. […]


    Law Enforcement Officers Split Over Carrying Opioid Antidote
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:30 by Officer.com

    The divide over the overdose antidote naloxone between sheriffs in two Ohio counties shows how elusive solutions are on the front lines of the U.S. opioid crisis. […]


    NYPD Commissioner on Addressing Terror Threats
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:21 by Officer.com

    NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill provides insight after New York City is the target of three attacks in 15 months. […]


    Michigan Deputies Save Horse From Icy Pond
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 08:01 by Officer.com

    Deputies braved the elements to rescue a horse that had fallen into an icy pond in Ray Township. Michigan. […]


    The trainer’s gift: How all cops play a role in peer-to-peer learning
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 07:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.“And then I remembered what you said” is one of my favorite things to hear. My training responsibilities came early in my career, and have been among the most rewarding. When I hear that a tip from one of … […]


    From reptile detection to suspect capture: A day in the life of a U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service K-9
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 07:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.By John Heil Reprinted with permission from the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service’s K-9 program for refuges – which started in the Pacific Southwest Region in California 17 years ago – has teams across five regions of the country, […]


    Police: Man gets stuck in chimney during burglary attempt
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. — Authorities say a Northern California man tried to burglarize a business by entering through the chimney only to become stuck. Police in the Sacramento-area city of Citrus Heights said Friday that 32-year-old Jesse Berube was uninjured but now faces one count of burglary. According to police, Berube slid down […]


    Mass. could become 29th state to have ‘Blue Alert’ system
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Laurel J. Sweet Boston Herald BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the 29th state to put in place a “Blue Alert” notification system that alerts the public to fugitives on the run after injuring or killing a cop — the same way… […]


    Two Washington Police Officers Shot; Suspect Killed
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:46 by Officer.com

    Two Bremerton police officers were transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds after a 53-year-old man fired numerous shots at them early Sunday morning. […]


    New York State Trooper’s Killer to be Set Free
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    John Ruzas, the man convicted of killing New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon in 1974, is scheduled to be released from prison Monday. […]


    Oregon Police Officer Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:40 by Officer.com

    Tigard Police Officer Matthew Barbee was struck by an alleged drunken driver while on his way home after work. […]


    Wounded Missouri Police Officer Continues to Fight for His Life
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor continues to fight for his life in a St. Louis hospital. […]


    Dallas Police Chief Goes From Santa to Officer in Minutes
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:20 by Officer.com

    When Police Chief U. Renee Hall woke up Saturday, she knew she’d be delivering gifts to Dallas kids in need, but after witnessing a hit-and-run during her toy run, she swung into a more familiar role. […]


    Florida Deputy Collapses in Jail Parking Lot
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    An on-duty Broward County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after collapsing Friday afternoon. […]


    Florida Deputy Collapses in Jail Parking Lot
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    An on-duty Broward County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after collapsing Friday afternoon. […]


    Florida Deputy Collapses in Jail Parking Lot
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    An on-duty Broward County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after collapsing Friday afternoon. […]


    Philadelphia City Council OKs Ban on Bullet-Resistant Windows
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Philadelphia City Council voted, 14-3, Thursday to approve a bill that merchants fear could jeopardize their safety and livelihood. […]


    Philadelphia City Council OKs Ban on Bullet-Resistant Windows
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Philadelphia City Council voted, 14-3, Thursday to approve a bill that merchants fear could jeopardize their safety and livelihood. […]


    Philadelphia City Council OKs Ban on Bullet-Resistant Windows
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Philadelphia City Council voted, 14-3, Thursday to approve a bill that merchants fear could jeopardize their safety and livelihood. […]


    Missouri Trooper in Handcuffed Drowning Case Terminated
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    More than 3 1/2 years after a handcuffed Brandon Ellingson drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks, the trooper who had him in custody has been fired. […]


    Missouri Trooper in Handcuffed Drowning Case Terminated
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    More than 3 1/2 years after a handcuffed Brandon Ellingson drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks, the trooper who had him in custody has been fired. […]


    Missouri Trooper in Handcuffed Drowning Case Terminated
    Posted December 18th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    More than 3 1/2 years after a handcuffed Brandon Ellingson drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks, the trooper who had him in custody has been fired. […]


    Ore. cop in critical condition after being struck by alleged drunken driver
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    By Everton Bailey Jr. The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. TIGARD, Ore. — A Tigard police officer hit by an alleged drunken driver while on his way home after work remains hospitalized in critical condition Friday. Matthew Barbee suffered severe head and neck trauma after he was rear-ended around 1:35 a.m. Thursday while waiting in his parked […]


    Officers journey from Colo. to Minn. to bring fallen LEO home
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 13:55 by PoliceOne

    By Hannah Covington Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — No one called him just Andy. At the Brooklyn Park Police Department, colleagues knew officer Andrew Suerth as “Big Andy” or “Big Bear,” a nod to his towering siz… […]


    Minn. governor defends investigators in Justine Damond case
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 12:32 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton defended the state agency that investigates police shootings after a prosecutor criticized the investigation into the death of an Australian woman who was killed by an officer after she called police to report a possible assault. Dayton issued a statement Friday saying that the Minnesota Bureau of […]


    Officers who subdued NYC subway terror suspect help needy children
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Four police officers credited with subduing a would-be suicide bomber in New York City passed out toys to needy children across the Hudson River in New Jersey. The four Port Authority officers helped distribute 1,000 toys at the event in Newark on Saturday. TV station CBS2 reports that the officers […]


    2 Wash. officers shot, suspect killed
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 11:58 by PoliceOne

    By Christine Clarridge The Seattle Times BREMERTON, Wash. — Two Bremerton police officers are in the hospital with gunshot wounds after a 53-year-old man fired numerous shots at them early Sunday morning. The man opened fire on the officers as th… […]


    2 WA Officers Hospitalized After Shooting, Suspect Killed
    Posted December 17th, 2017 @ 11:12 by POLICE Magazine

    The incident started when officers attempted to contact a man at 1:16 AM in a parking lot in Lions Park. The suspect was in an SUV and was believed to have violated the court-issued domestic violence protection order. […]


    Suspected killer of rookie Pa. cop to stand trial
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — A man accused of killing a Pennsylvania police officer and then leading law enforcement on a four-day manhunt with the help of his mother will stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Rahmael Sal Holt, 29, will face trial on charges he fatally shot rookie New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw […]


    Mo. officer shot by handcuffed suspect still fighting for life
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Denise Hollinshed St. Louis Post-Dispatch ARNOLD, Mo. — Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor continues to fight for his life in a St. Louis hospital. The Arnold Police Department posted on its Facebook page Thursday that O’Connor remains in critical condition. “We know each and every person that follows this page wants to be kept […]


    Authorities investigating NM school shooter’s online activity
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Joshua Kellogg The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. FARMINGTON, N.M. — Law enforcement is investigating the online activities of the Aztec High School shooter, who was the focus of an article published online today about racist and violent posts the shooter may be linked to on websites and internet forums. The website The Daily Beast […]


    Police captain recalls shooting of Kan. Costco gunman
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Glenn E. Rice The Kansas City Star LENEXA, Kan. — As the chaotic scene unfolded and the gunman methodically walked through the aisles of the Lenexa Costco on Nov. 26, off-duty police Capt. Michael Howell knew his best tactic would be surprise…. […]


    Ohio police, town rally around 9 children of mother who died of an overdose
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Lisa Gutierrez The Kansas City Star MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Two “friends” left Jimeta Sanders to die of a heroin overdose on the kitchen floor Wednesday night in front of her children. She was the mother of nine, five sons and four daughters. The tragedy of nine children, ages 1 to 14, left motherless just […]


    Police: Sweet tip led to recovery of candy factory’s stolen bear statue
    Posted December 16th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ABILENE, Kan. — Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago. Abilene Police Department assistant chief Jason Wilkins says the Russell Stover Candies sculpture, depicting a sitting teddy bear covered in chocolate, was found […]


    Retired NYPD captain who worked Ground Zero on 9/11 dies by suicide
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 19:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — A retired NYPD captain who was one of the first responders to reach Ground Zero during the 9/11 terrorist attacks was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Retired captain Doug Greenwood, 61, was f… […]


    Ind. trooper shot in the head thanks first responders for treating him
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 18:59 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — An Indiana trooper who was shot in the head during a traffic stop decided to show his gratitude toward the first responders who came to his aid. WDRB reports that Trooper Morgenn Evans stopped by the Jeff… […]


    Suspect Fleeing Baltimore Police in Vehicle Pursuit Opens Fire on Random People
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 17:27 by POLICE Magazine

    “This could have been much, much worse,” Baltimore police commissioner Kevin Davis said at an afternoon press conference. […]


    Video: FL Trooper Saves Woman with CPR, Arrests Her for DUI
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 17:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Unable to wake the driver, the trooper broke the vehicle’s window and found she had no pulse. The trooper carried the woman out of the vehicle, determined she was not breathing and began to administer CPR. […]


    Blowback Laser Trainer Class Offered at SHOT Show
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 17:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The class held Tuesday Jan. 23 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. is taught by Lou Krupkin and discusses the Blowback Laser Trainer and its benefits for law enforcement firearms instruction. The Blowback Laser Trainer is a non-firing training gun that features CO2-powered felt recoil and ejectable magazines. It has the same weight, look, and feel […]


    Mass. PD gets grant to reduce impaired driving
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 17:00 by PoliceOne

    Beverly Citizen BEVERLY, Mass. — The Beverly Police Department was awarded a special grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to increase the number of impaired driving patrols during the holiday season. Beverly poli… […]


    Police official, detectives who saved tortured cat, honored by ASPCA
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 16:53 by PoliceOne

    By Maura Grunland Staten Island Advance, N.Y. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Two detectives who arrested a man who allegedly tortured a cat on Facebook Live and a top police official who organizes “Let’s Paws for Earth Day” were among those in law enforcement honored by the ASPCA for their efforts protecting animals or raising animal […]


    California Officers Raid Massive Illegal Weed Operation
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 16:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Inside the four-story warehouse, police found thousands of plants stacked next to one another under heat lamps on wood tables and an advanced irrigation system. The electric bill for the property was about $67,000 per month, police said. […]


    Milwaukee Creates Police Intelligence Unit to Fight Opioid Crisis
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 16:10 by POLICE Magazine

    The task force will provide a quicker turnaround of intelligence, identify patterns and geographic spikes where deaths are occurring and rapidly respond to deadly batches of fentanyl-laced heroin, he said. […]


    FCC to Establish National Blue Alert System
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 16:10 by POLICE Magazine

    The alerts will be managed by local and state law enforcement and will provide information to the recipients about steps they can take to protect themselves or help police locate any suspects. […]


    8 Great Gift Ideas for Officers
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 15:46 by POLICE Magazine

    It can be tricky to find the right gift for LEOs. That’s why POLICE Magazine put together this collection of options sure to please any law enforcement officer on your gift list this holiday season. […]


    Video: Kansas Chief Credits Off-Duty Officer with Saving Lives By Shooting Gunman Inside Costco
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 15:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Howell identified himself to Costco employees, ran into the store as everyone was running out. He used “his tactical advantage,” Hongslo said, as he slipped in behind Hunt as he made his way to the back of the store. […]


    Trump Praises Law Enforcement Officers and Their Families for Sacrifice and Dedication
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 15:04 by POLICE Magazine

    “Every drop of blood spilled by the men and women in blue is a wound on our nation,” Trump said and he drew cheers from the audience when he said anyone killing a law enforcement officer should get the death penalty. […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Helps Rescue Driver From Fiery Wreck
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 14:20 by Officer.com

    Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Runstrom and two passersby pulled an elderly man from his burning vehicle earlier this month before it became engulfed in flames. […]


    From reptile detection to suspect apprehension: A day in the life of a U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service K-9
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 13:02 by PoliceOne

    By John Heil Reprinted with permission from the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service’s K-9 program for refuges – which started in the Pacific Southwest Region in California 17 years ago – has teams across five regions of the country, doing everything from detection of […]


    Trump criticizes FBI leadership but says he’s loyal to police
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller Associated Press QUANTICO, Va. — President Donald Trump laced into FBI leadership Friday, while proclaiming his loyalty and support for law enforcement in an address at the agency’s training academy. “It’s a shame what’s happened” with the FBI, the president said as he left the White House for a […]


    Trump criticizes FBI leadership but says he’s loyal to police
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller Associated Press QUANTICO, Va. — President Donald Trump laced into FBI leadership Friday, while proclaiming his loyalty and support for law enforcement in an address at the agency’s training academy. “It’s a shame what’s happened” with the FBI, the president said as he left the White House for a […]


    Photographer sues deputy who shot him after mistaking his camera for a gun
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW CARLISLE, Ohio — A county sheriff’s office has retaliated by withholding information to a weekly newspaper in central Ohio after a deputy shot and wounded a news photographer when he mistook a camera for a gun, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. The lawsuit filed by photographer, Andrew Grimm, his wife […]


    Missouri Police Recruit Won’t Give Up His Dream
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 12:06 by Officer.com

    Officers have to face the risk of danger every day — and that’s a reality police recruits have to accept before they enter the force. […]


    Video shows off-duty cop tracking down gunman at Kan. Costco
    Posted December 15th, 2017 @ 12:05 by PoliceOne

    By Joe Robertson The Kansas CIty Star LENEXA, Kan. — As most everyone else fled a gunman in a Lenexa Costco, surveillance video released Thursday shows a swift-moving off-duty officer circling behind the man moments before the officer gunned him … […]


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