November 19, 2017

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    Ill. student improves park dedicated to fallen officer
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 16:00 by PoliceOne

    By Kathy Routliffe Pioneer Press Newspapers, Suburban Chicago, Ill. CHICAGO — To motorists on Green Bay or Church roads in Winnetka, the wedge of greenery at their confluence can pass unremarked, its sign and tiny plaque unseen. To Brendan Bahan, Robert E. Burke Memorial Park was first a mystery, then a window on an all […]


    Fla. man caught with explosives, claims he wanted to hurt first responders
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 15:14 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Williams Orlando Sentinel VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — What started as a domestic disturbance between a DeBary man and his parents led to the discovery of hundreds of chemicals, acids, bomb-making materials and a potential booby trap meant to kill first responders, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The incident began shortly after […]


    MS-13 crackdown nets more than 200 arrests across the country
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 14:56 by PoliceOne

    By Victor Manuel Ramos Newsday NEW YORK — Thirty-eight Long Island residents were among more than 200 MS-13 members arrested on a variety of charges and immigration violations across the country in the latest crackdown on the street gang, federal… […]


    Manhunt continues for killer of rookie Pa. officer
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — An intense search continued Saturday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer. The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday in New Kensington, about 18 miles (29 kilometers) northe… […]


    Listen: Man calls 911 mid-police pursuit, asks to speak to Trump
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A man called 911 asking to speak to President Trump while deputies were pursuing him Tuesday morning. FOX4Now.com reported that Collier County Sheriff’s deputies said the suspect was acting suspiciously and they could smell marijuana in his car. A deputy spotted a baggie in the car, but the […]


    Woman who bargained with EMS for ‘Big Red’ soda gets sweet surprise from cop
    Posted November 18th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TYLER, Texas — A 76-year-old woman received a sweet surprise from a local beverage company after her story went viral. CBS19.tv reported that a paramedic with East Texas Medical Center EMS and his partner were called to a welfare check involving the elderly woman who had fallen and been on the floor […]


    Police officer killed in Pa., gunman at large
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 23:30 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. Lower Burrell Police Chief Tim Weitzel, acting as a spokesman for the New Kensington police, confirmed the officer’s death on Friday night. He declined to […]


    Pennsylvania Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 22:35 by Officer.com

    A police officer died after he was shot during a traffic stop in New Kensington Friday night. […]


    Rookie Pennsylvania Police Officer Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 22:35 by Officer.com

    New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw, who was hired in June, was shot and killed Friday. […]


    Fla. K-9 honored after taking bullet for partner
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 19:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida K-9 was honored with a Purple Heart Wednesday after taking a bullet that was meant for his partner back in May. WSPA reports that K-9 Casper took a bullet in the hip when an armed robbery suspect op… […]


    Baltimore Lt. Cleared of All Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted on administrative charges that he neglected police procedures during the arrest of Freddibale Gray. […]


    WV Officer, 2 Others Shot in Burglary Call; One Dead
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 18:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man identified as Seth Hardwick. Patrolman Johnson was struck once in the torso. […]


    WV Officer, 2 Others Shot at Burglary Call; One Dead
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 18:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man identified as Seth Hardwick. Patrolman Johnson was struck once in the torso. […]


    Houston SWAT Team Rescues 4-Year-Old, 2 Adults from Gunman in Apartment
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 18:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A Houston SWAT team rescued three people, including a 4-year-old girl, from a southwest Houston apartment Thursday after a family member held them inside at gunpoint, police said. […]


    Man accused of shooting Ohio cop arraigned in court
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 16:25 by PoliceOne

    By Ryan Dunn The Blade, Toledo, Ohio TOLEDO, Ohio — A Toledo man accused of shooting a city police officer will remain in jail with a $3 million bond. Jamaine Hill, who is charged with three counts of felonious assault on a police officer, appeared Friday in Toledo Municipal Court. Officials identified him as the […]


    Charlotte Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting 911 Caller
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 16:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Courtney Suggs and David Guerra have been on paid administrative leave since Sept. 6, when 29-year-old Ruben Galindo called 911 and was shot by officers responding to his call. […]


    Video: San Francisco Officer Donates Kidney to Stranger, Saving 9 People
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 16:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Cuthbertson, a mother of a 13-year-old girl, donated a kidney this week to a stranger, and in the process set off a chain reaction that made it possible for eight other people to receive lifesaving kidney transplants. […]


    Charlotte Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting of 911 Caller
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 16:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Courtney Suggs and David Guerra have been on paid administrative leave since Sept. 6, when 29-year-old Ruben Galindo called 911 and was shot by officers responding to his call. […]


    San Francisco Police Officer’s Kidney Donation Helps Save More Than One Life
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 16:07 by Officer.com

    San Francisco Police Officer Anna Cuthbertson donated a kidney this week to a stranger, and in the process set off a chain reaction that made it possible for eight other people to receive lifesaving kidney transplants. […]


    Ohio police honor those involved in rescuing wounded sergeant
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:56 by PoliceOne

    By Malcolm Hall The Repository, Canton, Ohio LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Teamwork and dedication at their best could be one way to describe the response to the shooting of police Sgt. David White on a July evening. White, a member of the Uniontown Police Department, survived four gunshot wounds he suffered July 9 as he […]


    Off-Duty Chicago Officer Stabbed while Driving Crashes into School Bus
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer, 47, was stabbed in the head in a domestic attack and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was stabilized, police said. […]


    Video: 2 Children Killed in Crash Involving Los Angeles County Sheriff’s SUV
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The SUV collided with another vehicle and was sent off the roadway where it struck three pedestrians, later determined to be a mother and her two boys, the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release Friday. The boys were 7 and 9 years old. […]


    Manhunt for Baltimore Cop Killer Continues, Reward Increased to $190K
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Rewards totaling nearly $190,000 are being offered by authorities for information leading to the arrest of the suspect sought in the killing of the detective. Anne Arundel County added a $20,000 reward for information to the total that reached $169,000 on Thursday following a $100,000 commitment from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. […]


    Off-Duty Chicago Officer Stabbed while Driving Crashes into School Bus
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The officer, 47, was stabbed in the head in a domestic attack and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was stabilized, police said. […]


    Video: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s SUV Involved in Fatal Crash
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The SUV collided with another vehicle and was sent off the roadway where it struck three pedestrians, later determined to be a mother and her two boys, the Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release Friday. The boys were 7 and 9 years old. […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s K-9 Struck by Car and Killed
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 14:30 by POLICE Magazine

    Ori, a 16-month-old German shepherd, was killed during a training exercise in Kalkaska County. His handler was practicing off-lead obedience with the dog when Ori was struck by a car. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: What’s the best policy for police pursuits?
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 14:29 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed For 100 consecutive weeks, Jim and Doug have cranked out podcast segments on topics as varied as suicide by cop, stop and frisk, Apple vs. the FBI, officer suicide, gang injunctions, and “contempt of cop.” They’ve also covered […]


    Dallas sniper attack: 5 lessons for cops from the fire-rescue response
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 14:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodOn July 7, 2016, five Dallas police officers were killed and seven others wounded by an attacker who fired upon them during a protest march. Two citizens were also wounded by the rifle-armed assailant before he was killed by police wit… […]


    Calif. officer’s kidney donation leads to lifesaving chain of events
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    By Sophie Haigney San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — As a soldier in the U.S. Army, Anna Cuthbertson served in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan. As a San Francisco police officer, she patrols the streets of the Richmond District, bustin… […]


    Video shows suspect dancing for Texas officers after leading them on chase
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HOUSTON — A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing for a time once he stepped out of his car. The unidentified suspect came to a stop early Thursday before striking … […]


    Video shows suspect dancing for Texas officers after leading them on pursuit
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:59 by PoliceOne

    Author: Mike WoodAssociated Press HOUSTON — A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing for a time once he stepped out of his car. The unidentified suspect came to a stop early Thursday… […]


    Texas officer helps woman find family of slain cop
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:47 by PoliceOne

    By Rashda Khan San Angelo Standard-Times, Texas SAN ANGELO, Texas — It’s not often someone is glad after a car crash, but for Sheila Walthall a September wreck solved a more than six-decade-old mystery. In 1958, Walthall lost her “super big brother” — a Kingsville policeman killed in the line of duty. Sgt. Gene Christopher […]


    Baltimore Police Lieutenant Cleared of Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:24 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty Friday of all administrative charges related to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. […]


    Michigan Sheriff’s K-9 Killed in Crash
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    Newly hired Antrim County Sheriff’s K-9 Ori was killed in a vehicle crash just a few weeks after his duties began. […]


    Top-ranked Baltimore officer cleared in Freddie Gray case
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:00 by PoliceOne

    By David McFadden Associated Press BALTIMORE — A police disciplinary board cleared the highest-ranking Baltimore officer involved in the 2015 arrest of a young black man who died from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a police van. The three-member board ruled Friday that Lt. Brian Rice was not guilty on all administrative charges, […]


    Two Children Killed in Crash With Los Angeles Sheriff’s Cruiser
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    Two children were killed Thursday evening after they were struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle that was involved in a crash while responding to a radio call of shots fired […]


    Manhunt continues for shooter of Baltimore detective
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 11:34 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — The manhunt for the killer of a Baltimore homicide detective has entered its third day. Baltimore police detective Niki Fennoy said by phone Friday that federal agents assisting the department are at the crime scene. They include agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The FBI and other […]


    K-9 That Took Bullet For Partner During Shootout Earns Purple Heart
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 10:59 by Officer.com

    K-9 Casper was the recipient of a Purple Heart for being injured while saving the life of an officer. […]


    Minnesota Trooper Helps Mother With Choking Baby on Roadside
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 10:54 by Officer.com

    A baby has another shot at life because of the help of nurse Virginia Marsh and Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Paul Strickler. […]


    Mich. K-9 dies after being hit by car during training exercise
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A Michigan K-9 died after he was struck by a car during a training exercise last Friday. The Traverse City Record Eagle reports that Antrim County K-9 Ori, a 16-month-old German shepherd, was practicing o… […]


    ‘Psychopath’ Captured After Escaping From Hawaii Psychiatric Hospital
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 10:24 by Officer.com

    Freedom was short-lived for an inmate who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii and made it all the way to California. […]


    Hunt Continues for Baltimore Cop-Killer
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 09:40 by Officer.com

    Police and their federal partners are engaged in a manhunt for the suspect, offering collectively a $69,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in Detective Sean Suiter’s slaying […]


    Crackdown on MS-13 Nets Over 200 Arrests
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 08:01 by Officer.com

    More than 200 MS-13 members were arrested on a variety of charges and immigration violations across the country in “Operation Raging Bull,” which took place between Oct. 8 and Nov. 11. […]


    Critically Wounded Ohio Police Detective Faces Long Road to Recovery
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    Toledo Police Detective Jason Picking requires reconstructive surgery after a round became lodged in his neck. […]


    Responders Honored for Saving Wounded Ohio Officer’s Life
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    Teamwork and dedication at their best could be one way to describe the response to the shooting of Uniontown Police Sgt. David White. […]


    Why the Explorer 3005 pistol case is the perfect traveling companion
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 07:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lindsey J. BertomenI’m not much of a traveler. I really don’t like flying. However, I can tell you I am particular about a few things when I have to travel. Foremost, I don’t travel without a gun in my checked baggage. Testing… […]


    Why the Explorer 3005 pistol case is the perfect traveling companion
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 07:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lindsey J. BertomenI’m not much of a traveler. I really don’t like flying. However, I can tell you I am particular about a few things when I have to travel. Foremost, I don’t travel without a gun in my checked baggage. Testing… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: The Fargo challenge
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members This week’s photo comes from the Roseville (Minn.) PD. These officers had some fun working the local high school football game on a wintery Friday night – donning their vintage cold weather gear and creating the “Fargo Challenge.” Pretty spot-on! Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or […]


    DEA App Maps Overdose Epidemic In Real Time
    Posted November 17th, 2017 @ 06:30 by Officer.com

    The DEA’s Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) team had developed a smartphone application that can be used by first responders. […]


    PA Troopers’ Use of Force in Shooting Justified, DA Says
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 19:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Having watched that video, Morganelli said, he has nothing but praise for the restraint Cpl. Seth J. Kelly and Trooper Ryan Seiple showed before their suspect was able to break free, grab a gun from his car, and open fire, critically injuring Kelly. […]


    PA Troopers’ Use of Force in Shooting Justified, DA Says
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 19:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Having watched that video, Morganelli said, he has nothing but praise for the restraint Cpl. Seth J. Kelly and Trooper Ryan Seiple showed before their suspect was able to break free, grab a gun from his car, and open fire, critically injuring Kelly. […]


    Video: OH Trooper, Nurse Rescue Man From Burning Car
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 19:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Trooper Hanns ran to the passenger side of the vehicle and used his extendable baton to break the window and set the driver free so he could be pulled to safety, shortly before the car exploded. […]


    Video: OH Trooper, Nurse Rescue Man From Burning Car
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 19:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Trooper Hanns ran to the passenger side of the vehicle and used his extendable baton to break the window and set the driver free so he could be pulled to safety, shortly before the car exploded. […]


    ICE’s ‘Operation Raging Bull’ Nets 267 MS-13 Arrests
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 18:24 by POLICE Magazine

    “Operation Raging Bull” was led by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with support from multiple agencies to target and dismantle MS-13. It culminated in 267 arrests in the U.S. and overseas. […]


    Police grants: What’s being federally funded in 2018?
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 17:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: Samantha DormDon’t let the news regarding the current political climate distract you from preparing for future grant opportunities. Despite not having an approved federal budget in place, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has already posted its FY18 Program Plan, along with the estimated release dates for request for proposals to be published. The Department […]


    Police grants: What’s being federally funded in 2018?
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 17:27 by PoliceOne

    Author: Samantha DormDon’t let the news regarding the current political climate distract you from preparing for future grant opportunities. Despite not having an approved federal budget in place, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has already posted its FY18 Program Plan, along with the estimated release dates for request for proposals to be published. The Department […]


    4 ways the new LE5 body-worn camera from Safariland VIEVU supports transparency for police agencies
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by VIEVU By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Body-worn cameras have become essential tools for modern policing. In addition to providing audio and video evidence for prosecutorial purposes, there is an inherent transparency in providing a neutral a… […]


    LEO supervisors among top 10 jobs that don’t require college degree
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — The wage gap between working adults with college degrees and those without continues to increase, but new data reveals that police and detective supervisors are among the top 10 jobs that don’t require a college… […]


    Baltimore police detective shot in the head dies
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 15:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BALTIMORE — The 18-year veteran police detective who was shot in the head Wednesday has died, police said. The Baltimore Sun reports that Det. Sean Suiter was surrounded by his family in the hospital before his death. Police sa… […]


    Video shows Ohio trooper, nurse pulling man from burning car
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 15:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FREMONT, Ohio — Dash cam footage shows an Ohio trooper and a nurse pulling a man out of a burning car before it exploded. WTVG reports that a Ford Mustang pulled into the path of a Dodge Durango and collided with it. State troopers said the driver of the Mustang, 21-year-old Jose […]


    Baltimore Police Detective Shot in the Head Dies
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 14:49 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter, who was shot in the head while investigating a killing Wednesday afternoon, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma, where he died Thursday. […]


    Baltimore Detective Shot in Head Has Died
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 14:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The Baltimore homicide detective who was shot in the head on Wednesday has died, police said. […]


    DA: Pa. troopers justified in using deadly force in shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 13:44 by PoliceOne

    By Riley Yates The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) ALLENTOWN, Pa. — State police were justified in shooting a 22-year-old Monroe County man who opened fire on them at a traffic stop, critically injuring one trooper, authorities announced Thursday. Cpl. Seth J. Kelly and Trooper Ryan Seiple were in essence “sitting ducks” when a motorist they […]


    Massive Manhunt Launched in Search for Baltimore Homicide Detective’s Shooter
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 13:34 by Officer.com

    A day after a Baltimore homicide detective was shot in the head, police and their federal partners were engaged in a massive manhunt for the suspect. […]


    Sheriff: Calif. school staff’s quick thinking during shooting prevented more carnage
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 13:28 by PoliceOne

    By Mike Chapman Redding Record Searchlight, Calif. RED BLUFF, Calif. — Although one child was shot and injured at Rancho Tehama Elementary School during a shooter’s rampage Tuesday, one local law enforcement official said school officials prevented more carnage by quickly locking down the campus. “This incident, as tragic and as bad as it is, […]


    Officials: NY man who shot up store sought job before shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 13:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — Authorities say the man accused of spraying the entrance of a suburban Buffalo retails store with gunfire had requested a job application before he began shooting. Erie County prosecutors say 29-year-old Travis Green walked into a Dollar General store Tuesday afternoon and requested a job application. Officials say he became […]


    2018 Police Video Guide: The emerging tech, training and tactics shaping law enforcement
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionPolice officers today have an arsenal of technologically-driven tools designed to better execute their mission to protect and serve, while also enhancing officer safety and improving operational efficiencies. One of the… […]


    Police: La. man fatally shot tried to run, fought with officer
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 12:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionBy Michael Kunzelman and Melinda Deslatte Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — A man killed by a Baton Rouge police officer had tried to run when confronted during a child abuse investigation, fought with the officer and kept resisting after being shot, authorities said Tuesday. The Louisiana State Police said 24-year-old Calvin […]


    Toledo Police Detective Critically Wounded in Shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 12:17 by Officer.com

    Detective Jason Picking was struck on the left side near his mouth, shattering his jaw, and was taken to Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center where he is in “critical but stable” condition. […]


    Ohio cop in critical condition after being shot in the face
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 11:59 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio — Police in Ohio say an officer is in critical condition after being shot in the face during a drug raid at a home in Toledo. A police spokesman describes the officer’s injuries as “very serious,” but not believed to be life threatening. Toledo Police Chief George Kral says the officer […]


    IL State’s Attorney Dismisses 18 Convictions Involving Former Chicago Sergeant
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 11:32 by POLICE Magazine

    It comes two months after lawyers for the 15 men filed a joint petition seeking to overturn a total of 18 criminal drug convictions, alleging that Watts and his crew framed all of them between 2003 and 2008. Watts and an officer under his command were sent to federal prison in 2013. […]


    Toledo Officer Critically Wounded in Shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 11:21 by POLICE Magazine

    A Toledo police officer was shot and wounded in the line of duty early this morning. It happened when Toledo police officers tried to serve a search warrant at a home around 2:15 Thursday morning. […]


    Man Busted for Planning to Blow Up Responders Who Saved His Life
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 11:00 by Officer.com

    Police in Florida say they found hundreds of bottles of explosives at a man’s home. […]


    Tampa Police: Man in Video is Suspected Serial Killer
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 10:51 by Officer.com

    Tampa police say an unidentified man man who appeared on surveillance video near two of four shootings in a Florida neighborhood is officially a suspect. […]


    How School Lockdown Helped Save Children’s Lives in California Shooting
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 10:44 by Officer.com

    The California gunman who killed four people and wounded two schoolchildren earlier this week had killed his wife and buried her under the floorboards of their home before the shooting spree. […]


    NYPD recruit, 23, dies of leukemia
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 10:05 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — An NYPD recruit who was sworn in on July died after a short battle with leukemia early Tuesday. The New York Daily News reports that Jake Siciliano, 23, died a month after he was admitted to the hospital. Siciliano was diagnosed with the deadly disease just three months into […]


    Video: FL Man Arrested on Explosives Charges Reportedly Wanted to Maim First Responders
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 08:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A 31-year-old DeBary, FL, man was arrested Sunday afternoon after deputies discovered potentially explosive devices and substances in his parents’ home, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. […]


    Baltimore Detective Gravely Wounded in Shooting, Manhunt Under Way for Suspect
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 08:25 by POLICE Magazine

    “We are doing everything we can to keep [the officer] stabilized and to take care of the injury to his brain,” said Dr. Thomas Scalea, chief of the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma Center. […]


    Baltimore Detective Gravely Wounded in Shooting, Manhunt Under Way for Suspect
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 08:25 by POLICE Magazine

    “We are doing everything we can to keep [the officer] stabilized and to take care of the injury to his brain,” said Dr. Thomas Scalea, chief of the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma Center. […]


    Baltimore Homicide Detective in ‘Grave Condition’ After Being Shot in the Head
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 06:02 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said the “cold, callous” shooter was still at large Wednesday night and that there is a $64,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. […]


    Reward Nears $100K as Search for Tampa Killer Continues
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    The reward for the killer has been bumped to $91,000, with the FBI adding another $50,000 to the pot. […]


    Dashcam Video: Ohio Trooper Pulls Driver to Safety Before Car Explodes
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    Newly released dashcam video shows a Ohio Highway Patrol trooper help pull a man to safety from a burning car just moments before it explodes. […]


    California Gunman Was Ordered to Surrender Weapons
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    In March, a California judge ordered Kevin Janson Neal to stay away from neighbors and turn in his firearms. […]


    NYPD Recruit Dies From Cancer
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    NYPD Recruit Jake Siciliano has lost his battle with leukemia. […]


    Dashcam Shows Pursued Vehicle Slam Into Florida Cruiser
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:10 by Officer.com

    Flagler County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Rossi suffered whiplash from the crash and minor injuries to his chest and forearm when his airbag deployed. […]


    Washington Sheriff’s Deputy Stops Wrong-Way Driver
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    A Pierce County sheriff’s deputy stopped a 94-year-old man in Gig Harbor who had driven the wrong way across the Tacoma Narrows on Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Dispatcher Allegedly Stole From Charity for Paralyzed Missouri Officer
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    April Briscuso was arrested on suspicion of stealing more than $750 meant for former Hazelwood Police Officer Craig Tudor. […]


    Police: Baltimore detective shot in head; manhunt underway
    Posted November 16th, 2017 @ 01:37 by PoliceOne

    By David McFadden Associated Press BALTIMORE — A homicide detective with the Baltimore police force was shot in the head Wednesday while working in a troubled area of the city grappling with high crime rates. Outside the hospital where the gravely wounded 18-year veteran was fighting for his life, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said a […]


    Police officer shot in Baltimore
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 19:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — A member of the Baltimore police force has been shot in a troubled area of West Baltimore. Baltimore police said in a tweet that one of their officers was shot Wednesday evening. The department did not immediately disclose the officer’s name or any other details. Officers cordoned off streets and combed […]


    Video: NY Deputy Found Shot Dead in Wrecked Car
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 19:09 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Rockland County, NY, sheriff’s deputy suffered a fatal gunshot wound while driving in his car with his wife Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. […]


    Grants.gov announces new application system for 2018
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 19:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff For years applicants have applied for federal grants by submitting a package of PDF forms. But on Dec. 31, 2017, Grants.gov will officially retire the legacy PDF package as a method to apply for a federal grant. This system will be r… […]


    NY Man Charged With Impersonating Officer During Traffic Stop
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 18:49 by POLICE Magazine

    During the stop, Carbonaro displayed a police badge on his belt and stated that he was a federal police officer. […]


    NYPD Recruit Dies at 23 of Leukemia
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 18:35 by POLICE Magazine

    An NYPD recruit only three months into his training died early Tuesday following a short battle with leukemia. He was 23. […]


    IL Officer Who Received Heart Transplant Thankful for Medical Care, Organ Donors
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 18:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer James Williams received a heart transplant after living with heart failure for over a decade. He is back on duty and grateful to be healthy. […]


    MN Officer Treats Homeless Family to Hotel Room on 10-Degree Night
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 18:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Coon Rapids, Minnesota, police officer delivered on his mission to protect and serve when he encountered a family of seven planning to sleep in their car on a 10-degree November night. […]


    Officer Injured in Pursuit Comes to Aid of Elderly Woman After Crash
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 18:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A police chase in Oakland County, MI, ended early Sunday when the fleeing driver’s car smacked into the side of a mobile home, knocking an elderly resident out of her TV chair, police said. […]


    FL Officer Shot in Face Gets Visit from Country Singer
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:47 by POLICE Magazine

    A Florida police officer who was shot in the face earlier this year got a visit from country music star Chris Stapleton. […]


    FL Officer Shot in Face Gets Visit from Country Singer
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:47 by POLICE Magazine

    A Florida police officer who was shot in the face earlier this year got a visit from country music star Chris Stapleton. […]


    When a K-9 dies in the line of duty
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:35 by PoliceOne

    The sad truth of police work is that both dogs and officers sometimes die in the line of duty. In my time on the road, I meet a few officers whose dogs had been killed on the job. The first is Doug Lewis. Several RCMP dog handlers have mentioned Doug L… […]


    When a K-9 dies in the line of duty
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:35 by PoliceOne

    The sad truth of police work is that both dogs and officers sometimes die in the line of duty. In my time on the road, I meet a few officers whose dogs had been killed on the job. The first is Doug Lewis. Several RCMP dog handlers have mentioned Doug L… […]


    Video: Las Vegas Officer Pleaded with Man to Drop Gun Before Fatal Shooting
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Las Vegas police have released body camera video of a fatal officer-involved shooting Saturday in which the officer pleaded with a gunman to drop his weapon before he opened fire. […]


    Video: Chicago Police Lieutenant Rallies Volunteers to Refurbish Veteran’s Newsstand
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Police Lieutenant John Garrido connected with Anthony about a year ago and decided to give Anthony a better place to sell his newspapers. […]


    Video: Chicago Police Lieutenant Rallies Volunteers to Refurbish Veteran’s Newsstand
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:26 by POLICE Magazine

    Chicago Police Lieutenant John Garrido connected with Anthony about a year ago and decided to give Anthony a better place to sell his newspapers. […]


    How PAL makes a difference for cops, kids and communities
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 17:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: Karen L. BuneVideos and photographs on social media that show police and youth shooting hoops together, playing soccer, dancing and other activities demonstrate the development of trust and cooperation between teens and cops. However, such conn… […]


    12 steps to being a more decisive cop
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 16:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouThere are moments in every cop’s career where being decisive is an absolute necessity. Field training officers will confirm that most entry-level recruits are not born decisive, but that decisiveness must be cultivated in yo… […]


    Mo. dispatcher accused of stealing from fundraiser she started for paralyzed cop
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 16:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch HAZELWOOD, Mo. — A police dispatcher celebrated for her efforts to raise money for an officer paralyzed in the line of duty was led out of police headquarters in handcuffs Monday am… […]


    Video shows Nev. LEO fatally shooting man who held wife at gunpoint
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Ricardo Torres-Cortez Las Vegas Sun LAS VEGAS — After four officer-fired rounds rang out outside a Silverado Ranch-area convenience store Saturday evening, an armed man went down, and his wife, who he was in a physical struggle with him over his gun, exclaimed that she’d been hit. The bullet, shot by […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Las Vegas Metro Police Officer Fatally Shoot Man Holding Wife at Gunpoint
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:19 by Officer.com

    As Phillip Pitts pressed the gun against the woman’s stomach Saturday evening, Las Vegas Metro Police Officer David Nesheiwat shot twice, knocking the suspect to the ground. […]


    Quick Thinking by School Prevented Tragedy in California Rampage
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:10 by Officer.com

    School officials prevented more carnage by quickly locking down the campus. […]


    Wounded Florida Officer Gets Visit From Country Music Star
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:05 by Officer.com

    A Florida police officer who was shot in the face this year got a weekend visit from country music star Chris Stapleton. […]


    Tennessee Deputy Resigns After Taking Selfie With Unconscious Woman
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    A Knox County sheriff’s deputy has resigned after an investigation of a picture posted on social media. […]


    Kentucky Deputy Resigns After Taking Selfie With Unconscious Woman
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    A Knox County sheriff’s deputy has resigned after an investigation of a picture posted on social media. […]


    Chicago cop leads effort to renovate struggling veteran’s newsstand
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 14:37 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — After a Chicago police officer went on Facebook Live asking volunteers to help an Air Force veteran renovate his newsstand, the community answered the call and spent weeks transforming the stand. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id […]


    FBI report: Hate crimes rose for 2nd year in a row in 2016
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    By Sadie Gurman Associated Press WASHINGTON — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, according to FBI statistics released Monday. There were more than 6,100 hate crimes last year, up about 5 percent over the previous year. In […]


    NY man charged for giving trooper fake police badge during traffic stop
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:36 by PoliceOne

    By Kira Maddox Syracuse Media Group, N.Y. NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. — When a man was pulled over by state police in North Syracuse on Monday, he showed the trooper a badge on his belt. He told the trooper he had the badge because he was a federal police officer. But that turned out to be […]


    Shots Fired at Florida Police Officer’s Home and Cruiser
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:18 by Officer.com

    The search is underway for two men who investigators say were involved in a shooting at the home of a Zephyrhills police officer. […]


    Dangerous necrophiliac killer escapes Hawaii psych hospital
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    By Audrey McAvoy and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Associated Press HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend, took a taxi to a chartered plane in Honolulu bound for the island of Maui and then boarded another plane to San Jose, California, […]


    Dangerous necrophiliac killer who escaped Hawaii psych hospital arrested
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Audrey McAvoy and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Associated Press HONOLULU — A man acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital over the weekend was arrested in California on Wednesday. Randall Saito left the Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday, took a taxi to a […]


    Michigan Trooper Has Been Struck 11 Different Times
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:02 by Officer.com

    Michigan State Police say they have a trooper who has been hit by cars 11 separate times while on the job. […]


    Calif. gunman who killed 4, wounded 10 was out on bail
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:02 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson and Paul Elias Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail charged with stabbing a neighbor, others had complained about him firing hundreds of rounds from his house, and he had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day […]


    Calif. gunman’s mom says he told her ‘it’s all over now’
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 12:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — The mother of the gunman who killed five people and wounded 10 said he called her the day before the rampage in Northern California to say he was weary of constant feuding with his neighbors and felt like he “was on a […]


    Chicago Police Officer Who Donated Bone Marrow Honored
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 11:55 by Officer.com

    A Chicago Police officer has been named the Police Memorial Foundation’s Officer of the Month for saving the life of an eight-month-old boy. […]


    Fla. LEO who was shot in the face gets visit from country music star
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 11:08 by PoliceOne

    By Trey Crumbie Lexington Herald-Leader JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida police officer who was shot in the face this year got a weekend visit from Lexington native and country music star Chris Stapleton. Stapleton met a police officer with the Jacksonville, Fla., sheriff’s office while the singer was in Florida for a music tour, according […]


    Injured Mich. cop forces way inside damaged home to aid elderly resident
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 10:51 by PoliceOne

    By Bill Laitner Detroit Free Press DETROIT — A police chase north of Detroit ended early Sunday when the fleeing driver’s car smacked into the side of a mobile home, knocking its elderly resident out of her TV chair, police said. Now she’s in the hospital and he’s in jail, thanks to the fast action […]


    Police: Off-duty NY deputy dies after gunshot to head
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 10:12 by PoliceOne

    By Richard J. Bayne The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, N.Y. TOWN OF WOODBURY, N.Y. — An off-duty Rockland County sheriff’s deputy was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in a vehicle that ran off the road Tuesday on Route 6, police said. Police identified the sheriff’s deputy as Frank Farina, 42, of Stony […]


    Judge Rules Against New Chicago Police Disciplinary Guidelines in Victory for FOP
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    Administrative Law Judge Anna Hamburg-Gal has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board throw out the Chicago Police Department’s new disciplinary guidelines. […]


    Judge Rules Against New Chicago Police Disciplinary Guidelines in Victory for FOP
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:57 by Officer.com

    Administrative Law Judge Anna Hamburg-Gal has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board throw out the Chicago Police Department’s new disciplinary guidelines. […]


    Video Shows Minnesota Police Officer Nearly Shot at Point-Blank Range
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:50 by Officer.com

    La Crescent Police Officer Ryan Quanrud was nearly killed after a shotgun was fired near his face from the window of a stopped vehicle on July 31. […]


    Massachusetts State Police Second-in-Command Resigns as Scandal Deepens
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    Deputy Superintendent Francis Hughes announced Tuesday night he is joining Col. Richard McKeon in retirement. […]


    FBI Releases Hate Crime Statistics for 2016
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    In 2016, law enforcement agencies reported 6,121 criminal incidents that were motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender, or gender identity. […]


    Photo of Florida Police Chief With Bikini-Clad Female Officers Sparks Probe
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:25 by Officer.com

    Anonymous social media posts allege inappropriate action by Coral Gables Police Chief Ed Hudak. […]


    Feds Indict Philadelphia Officer in Corruption Case Against Elite Baltimore Police Unit
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    The federal corruption case into an elite unit of the Baltimore Police Department has spread beyond the city, with a Philadelphia officer arrested Tuesday and charged with helping distribute drugs stolen by rogue local cops. […]


    New York State Police Say Man Showed Trooper a Fake Badge
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:05 by Officer.com

    When a man was pulled over by state police in North Syracuse on Monday, he showed the trooper a badge on his belt. […]


    U.S. Coast Guard Unloads 10 Tons of Cocaine in Florida
    Posted November 15th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    The drugs were seized during 14 separate drug smuggling busts in international waters off the coasts of Mexico and Central America. […]


    Motorola Solutions Technology Aids Florida Agency in Intelligence-Led Policing
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 19:16 by POLICE Magazine

    The department decided to implement Motorola Solutions’ CommandCentral Analytics to turn its vision for intelligence-led policing into a reality. […]


    Video: TN Boy Helps Direct Traffic, Forms Bond With Officer
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 19:06 by POLICE Magazine

    A little boy in Tennessee who lives near an elementary school has started “helping” a Newport, TN, officer direct traffic in the afternoons when school lets out. […]


    Gunman picking random targets kills 4 in Calif.
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 18:54 by PoliceOne

    By Don Thompson and Paul Elias Associated Press RED BLUFF, Calif. — A gunman choosing targets at random opened fire in a rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people at several sites and wounding others at an elementary school before police shot him dead, authorities said. The gunfire began around 8 a.m. in the […]


    FBI Releases 2016 Hate Crime Statistics
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 18:47 by POLICE Magazine

    The FBI has released Hate Crime Statistics, 2016, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest compilation about bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation. […]


    Video: Shots Fired Into FL Officer’s Home, Cruiser
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 18:23 by POLICE Magazine

    The search is on for two men who fired several shots into a Zephyrhills, FL, police officer’s home and police vehicle early Tuesday morning. […]


    Tenn. cop forms partnership with 4-year-old boy
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 17:47 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee police officer who has been on the job for more than a decade has now found a young partner to help him direct traffic. WRCB-TV reports that Cooke County Sgt. Justin Vinson has formed a partnership with 4-year-old Sawyer. The young boy is responsible for helping Vinson […]


    Video shows suspect fire shotgun at Minn. cop during traffic stop
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 17:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LA CRESCENT, Minn. — Footage released Thursday shows a suspect fire a shotgun at a Minnesota police officer w during a traffic stop. WXOW reports that on July 31, La Crescent Officer Ryan Quanrud and Officer Christopher Frick pulling over a vehicle after they saw two men behaving suspiciously. When Quanrud approached […]


    Feds Indict Philadelphia Officer in Corruption Case Against Baltimore PD Unit
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 17:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A Philadelphia police officer was arrested Tuesday on federal drug charges and accused of conspiring with a Baltimore detective to sell cocaine and heroin seized from the streets. […]


    5 dead in Calif. shootings, including gunman; multiple kids wounded
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 16:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RED BLUFF, Calif. — A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random Tuesday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said. Two hospitals said they were treating seven people, including at least three children. Details were still sketchy […]


    At Least Five Dead in California Shootingss
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 15:31 by Officer.com

    At least five people are dead following a shooting at multiple locations in Tehama County including a local elementary school. […]


    Connecticut Police Officer Says She Feared Teen Had a Gun
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    A Bridgeport police officer, under fire after a video was made public showing her repeatedly punching a black teenager following a minor traffic accident Friday night, is defending her actions. […]


    Video shows struggle between Conn. officer and teenager
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    By Daniel Tepfer and Michael P. Mayko Connecticut Post, Bridgeport, Conn. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A female police officer, under fire after a video was made public showing her repeatedly punching a black teenager following a minor traffic accident Fr… […]


    Georgia Governor Suspends Indicted Sheriff
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 14:27 by Officer.com

    Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday suspended Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby, who made national headlines earlier this year when he ordered invasive body searches of hundreds of high school students in a bizarre drug search gone awry. […]


    5 Dead, 2 Children Wounded in Northern California Shooting
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 14:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Five people have been killed, including the shooter, in a small community about 120 miles northwest of Sacramento. At least 100 law enforcement officers were at the scene. […]


    5 dead in Calif. shootings, 2 kids wounded
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 11:52 a.m. (PST): Authorities say shootings in rural Northern California leave 5 dead, including shooter; 2 children wounded. EARLIER: RED BLUFF, Calif. — Authorities say three people have been killed in shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California, and the shooter has been killed by law enforcement. Students also were shot […]


    5 dead in Calif. shootings, including gunman; 2 kids wounded
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 13:45 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 12:09 p.m. (PST): Authorities say a series of shootings in rural Northern California left five people dead, including the shooter, and that two children were among the wounded. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston says one child was shot at a school Tuesday and another was shot while riding in a pickup […]


    Fourth Victim Linked to Suspected Serial Killer in Tampa
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 13:29 by Officer.com

    Authorities believe an early morning shooting death is linked to three October murders. […]


    SC trooper publicly resigns in protest
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 13:17 by PoliceOne

    By Maayan Schechter The State (Columbia, S.C.) COLUMBIA, S.C. — S.C. Highway Patrol Sgt. David Whatley wanted to hand his resignation letter to Gov. Henry McMaster’s office. Instead, near tears, Whatley handed his letter of resignation to h… […]


    Man who shot and killed NY trooper granted parole
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    By Elizabeth Doran Syracuse Media Group, N.Y. NEW YORK — John Ruzas, a man who shot to death New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon on the Thruway near Canastota in 1974, has been granted parole, a state corrections department spokeswoman said Monday. Ruzas, who was 32 at the time and is now in 74, was […]


    Tampa police seek possible serial killer after 4th death
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 12:44 by PoliceOne

    By Tamara Lush Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Police blockaded a neighborhood and searched with a SWAT team and dogs for a possible serial killer Tuesday after a fourth person was shot dead for no apparent reason. Residents of the Seminole Heights neighborhood reported hearing shots just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. Officers quickly moved […]


    Mich. chief ’embarrassed’ after cops from neighboring precincts trade punches
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By Elisha Anderson Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Police officers from adjoining Detroit precincts argued with each other, shoved and even threw punches Thursday night during a raid on a suspected drug house, leaving two cops injured, an investigation under way and a black eye on the department. “This is probably one of the most […]


    Police: La. officer shoots, kills man during struggle at apartment complex
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — A crowd of angry neighbors gathered overnight after the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge, a city that was wracked by unrest after another police shooting last year. The officer suffered minor injuries Monday night, Louisiana […]


    Dallas Police Trying New Plan to Tackle Violent Crime
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 12:22 by Officer.com

    Police say this comes from new chief Renee Hall. Officers from SWAT to traffic enforcement will descend onto one neighborhood at a time. […]


    Another Shooting Has Tampa Police on Searching for Killer
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 12:16 by Officer.com

    Tampa police say they believe the deadly shooting in southeast Seminole Heights on Tuesday is likely related to three recent killings in the Tampa neighborhood. […]


    CHP Says It’s ‘Almost Impossible’ to Prevent Sideshows
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 11:59 by Officer.com

    Multiple sideshows involving hundreds of vehicles over the weekend prompted several major Sacramento roads, including Highway 50, to be blocked as people looked on and drove recklessly in the streets, law enforcement officials said Monday. […]


    NY deputy dies suddenly while training for triathlon
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 10:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SARATOGA, N.Y. — A New York deputy collapsed and died suddenly while training for a triathlon on Sunday. WRGB reports that Deputy Sheriff John Brown, 45, was running by himself near his home when he suddenly collapsed. Police said he was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. He […]


    Oregon Motorcycle Deputy Seriously Injured in Crash
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 06:57 by Officer.com

    The Washington County Sheriff’s deputy, a nine-year veteran, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. […]


    Detroit Police Chief Calls Altercation Between Officers During Drug Raid an Embarrassment
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 06:09 by Officer.com

    Police officers from adjoining Detroit precincts argued with each other, shoved and even threw punches Thursday night during an undercover operation at a suspected drug house. […]


    Man Who Killed New York State Trooper in 1974 Granted Parole
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    New York State Police Benevolent Association President Thomas H. Mungeer called the parole board’s decision to grant John Ruzas parole “a travesty of justice.” […]


    Florida Trooper Seriously Injured in Crash Leaves Hospital
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    Trooper Andy Ong was released Friday from Delray Medical Center and is still recovering from serious injuries from the Oct. 1 crash. […]


    South Carolina Trooper Resigns in Protest
    Posted November 14th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    South Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. David Whatley says he is just one of many state troopers who are unhappy with the state agency’s handling of internal matters and its leadership. […]


    Philando Castile’s uncle becomes reserve officer
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 18:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ST. PAUL, Minn. — After telling reporters five months ago that he wanted to become a reserve officer, Philando Castile’s uncle officially became one last week. KARE reports that Clarence Castile and 14 others graduated from the St. Paul Police Reserve Academy after 12 weeks of training. As a reserve officer, Castile […]


    Police: Suspect tried to break Conn. cop’s fingers during traffic stop
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 18:27 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A Connecticut couple was arrested after one of the suspects attempted to break an officer’s fingers during a traffic stop Saturday night. WFSB reports that after the officer pulled over Davin Ware, … […]


    Pension Reform Could Force Dozens of Dallas Police Officers and Firefighters to Retire
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 18:01 by Officer.com

    A new Texas state law aimed at fixing the ailing pension fund contains a provision could force dozens of other police and firefighters to finally leave their shrinking departments in January. […]


    Why stress inoculation is critical for police recruits
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 16:28 by PoliceOne

    By Amir Khillah, P1 Contributor Many of today’s police recruits have never been punched in the face or held a gun, and the closest thing to a fight is when they wrestled their little brother for the television remote. However, instructors are ex… […]


    Firearms training and prevention of hearing loss
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 16:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Michele Coppola TechBeat Magazine Ryan Lee Scott, Deputy Sheriff with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office in Gainesville, Florida, and adjunct faculty at the Santa Fe C… […]


    Mass. officers visit boy, 2, with brain cancer
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 16:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)Associated Press CHELSEA, Mass. — Police in a Massachusetts town paid a special visit to their number one fan — a 2-year-old boy battling brain cancer. Sandra Cordero says her son, Edison, loves the police. She says she went to the Chelsea Police Department on […]


    Police Say They’ve Solved 1974 Murder of Texas Officer
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    More than 40 years after police officer Matthew Murphy was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Alice, TX, investigators believe they have found the person responsible. […]


    Most CA Sheriffs Oppose State’s Sanctuary Law, But They’ll Have to Implement It
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Two years ago, as others in California were limiting cooperation with federal immigration agents, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department welcomed them into its jail. […]


    Border Patrol Losing Agents Faster Than It Can Replace Them
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The U.S. Border Patrol is losing agents faster than it can hire them, according to a new audit released last week that said competition with other federal law enforcement and the difficulty of passing a polygraph test have sapped the agency of nearly 2,000 agents it’s supposed to have. […]


    NJ Gang Member Reportedly Plotted to Kill Asbury Park Officer
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Three people, including one who discussed a plot to kill an Asbury Park (NJ) police officer, were arrested on drug and weapons charges early Friday, authorities said Saturday. […]


    New York Officer Dies During Off-Duty Training Run
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo announced the death of deputy sheriff John Brown on Sunday. Zurlo says Brown, a triathlete, collapsed and died while on a training run in Albany. […]


    Video: California Highway Patrol Produces Video Honoring Women in Law Enforcement
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The video titled “2017 Woman Leaders in Law Enforcement” shows women officers from a number of California agencies performing a wide variety of duties. […]


    DEA Announces Emergency Measure to Fight Fentanyl Variants
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will begin using emergency measures to categorize new fentanyl-like drugs as controlled substances, an effort to keep up with the rapidly evolving permutations of the powerful opioid drug. […]


    Undercover Officers from 2 Detroit Precincts Fight Each Other During Raid
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    “This is probably one of the most embarrassing things I’ve seen in this department since I’ve been appointed as chief,” Chief James Craig said during a news conference this afternoon at police headquarters. […]


    Despite Trump’s Efforts, China’s Online Fentanyl Dealers Still in Business
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    Buying opioids from China, despite legal prohibitions, remains as easy as providing money and a shipping address. A drug bazaar thrives on Chinese websites, providing one-stop shopping for users around the world. […]


    Kentucky State Police Struggling with Manpower, Equipment Shortages
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The Kentucky State Police is struggling with a manpower shortage, an aging and high-mileage fleet, a lack of long guns and failing radio equipment. […]


    OR K-9 Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The Eugene (OR) Police Department says K-9 officer Blek was hit and killed by an unknown motorist on November 10 while off-duty with Officer Rob Griesel in rural Lane County. […]


    Pension reform could force dozens of Dallas cops to retire in January
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 13:30 by PoliceOne

    Tristan Hallman The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — At 64, Jim Aulbaugh has long been eligible to retire from Dallas Fire-Rescue. He loved working too much to call it quits, but he says he might have to now. A new state law aimed at fixing the ailing pension fund contains a provision — a vestigial […]


    Oregon Police K-9 Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 13:24 by Officer.com

    Eugene K-9 Blek was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday, a day before his final shift. […]


    Utah Jury Rules Sheriff’s Sergeant was Justified in Shooting Woman After Chase
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 13:22 by POLICE Magazine

    A Utah jury has rejected a claim in a lawsuit that a Morgan County Sheriff’s sergeant used excessive force when he shot a woman in the left eye at the end of a 2012 police chase. […]


    Off-Duty Denver Officer Shoots, Kills Man Suspected of Breaking Into His Home
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 13:22 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Denver police officer shot an alleged intruder Friday afternoon after the suspect broke into the officer’s Littleton, CO, home. The suspected intruder was taken to a hospital but was declared dead a few hours later. […]


    New York Cop Killer Granted Parole
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 13:22 by POLICE Magazine

    John Ruzas, the man convicted of murdering a New York State Trooper over 40 years ago has been granted parole. […]


    7 Ind. officers quit over take-home police car policy
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    By Ken de la Bastide The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Ind. ANDERSON, Ind. — The take-home car policy for the Anderson Police Department has resulted in seven officers leaving the department, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police told members of Anderson city council last week. The discussion about take-home cars for police officers in […]


    Pa. trooper shot during traffic stop upgraded to ‘stable’ condition
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    By Pamela Lehman The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Seth Kelly, who was shot several times during a gun battle along Route 33, had his medical condition upgraded Friday as he continues his “lon… […]


    Hundreds attend funeral of Ill. officer killed during traffic stop
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 12:25 by PoliceOne

    By Marissa Page Chicago Tribune ROCKFORD, Ill. — When it came time to line up their law enforcement vehicles for Officer Jaimie Cox’s funeral procession, it took more than half an hour for all the cars to empty the church parking lot on Saturday. A ceremony and funeral procession was held for Cox, of the […]


    The Nuts and Bolts of Thermal Weapon Sights
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    After the seemingly endless administrative gymnastics of research, justification, documentation and a bit of strategic grousing, that long-dreamed-of thermal sight has finally arrived. […]


    Video Shows NYPD Van Burst Into Flames
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:51 by Officer.com

    An NYPD van burst into flames Saturday on the Long Island Expressway. It happened just before 7 p.m. on the eastbound side of the LIE near Woodhaven Boulevard in Queens. […]


    Video Shows NYPD Van Burst Into Flames
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:51 by Officer.com

    An NYPD van burst into flames Saturday on the Long Island Expressway. It happened just before 7 p.m. on the eastbound side of the LIE near Woodhaven Boulevard in Queens. […]


    LAPD Body-Camera Video Appears to Contradict Officer Testimony
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:44 by Officer.com

    Defense in this case has argue that officers planted cocaine on man in custody. […]


    LAPD Body-Camera Video Appears to Contradict Officer Testimony
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:44 by Officer.com

    Defense in this case has argue that officers planted cocaine on man in custody. […]


    10-Year-Old Boy Delivers Doughnuts to Police Officers in Las Vegas and Houston
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:34 by Officer.com

    A little boy is spending his birthday giving to police officers who have had a rough year. […]


    Ore. K-9 killed by hit-and-run driver
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 10:18 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities in western Oregon say a police dog a few weeks away from retirement has been killed by a hit-and-run driver. The Eugene Police Department in a news release Saturday says the 8-year-old German shepherd named Blek died Friday evening while off duty with officer Rob Griesel in rural Lane […]


    Why a Technology Committee?
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    In today’s public safety industry, there is no excuse for an agency to have technology at the bottom of the priority list. […]


    Change the Way You Patrol the Night
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Increase officer safety at night with NOPTIC. Watch this short video to learn how. […]


    Infographic: Are you prepared to protect yourself from hazardous materials at crime scenes?
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 09:00 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Decon 7 Systems By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Ballistic protection and situational awareness are key officer safety tools, but what about decontamination of a crime scene where fentanyl, blood or fecal matter is present? A recent PoliceOn… […]


    Florida Deputies Save Woman From Submerged SUV
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputies Trent Migues and Benjamin Thompson helped rescue 82-year-old Leona Evans after she crashed her SUV into a Plant City pond Saturday evening. […]


    Illinois Police Officer Who Died During Traffic Stop Laid to Rest
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 07:05 by Officer.com

    Hundreds gathered at First Free Rockford church Saturday to honor Officer Jaimie Cox, who died during a traffic stop on Nov. 5. […]


    Condition of Critically Wounded Pennsylvania Trooper Upgraded
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Seth Kelly, who was shot several times during a gun battle along Route 33, had his medical condition upgraded Friday as he continues his “long road” to recovery. […]


    Seven Indiana Police Officers Quit Over Take-Home Car Policy
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    The take-home car policy for the Anderson Police Department has resulted in seven officers leaving the department. […]


    Massachusetts State Police Head Resigns Amid Investigation Into Altered Report
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    Massachusetts State Police Col. Richard McKeon said he will retire, effective this coming Friday. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Providence Police Fatally Shoot Driver During Pursuit
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 06:40 by Officer.com

    Providence police released a view from a body camera on one of the officers who fired his gun during the altercation. […]


    Driver Slams Into Back of Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper’s Cruiser
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    A Missouri Highway Patrol officer was injured when a pickup truck hit the back of his patrol car on Interstate 44 Saturday. […]


    Minnesota Police Arrest Suspect in Mall of America Stabbings
    Posted November 13th, 2017 @ 05:41 by Officer.com

    Two men were stabbed in the Macy’s store at the Mall of America on Sunday night in what Bloomington police described as “an interrupted theft.” […]


    San Francisco’s first Chinese-American police officer dies
    Posted November 12th, 2017 @ 13:15 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Herb Lee, San Francisco’s first Chinese-American police officer, has died. He was 84. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Lee died Nov. 1 of colon cancer. Lee joined the police force in 1957 and spent his first years working undercover in Chinatown. He investigated gangs and later worked in the […]


    Man drops cocaine on floor while in court on drug charge
    Posted November 12th, 2017 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press EAGLE, Colo. — Authorities say a man who was in a Colorado court for violating his bond on a drug charge is in even more trouble after a wad of cocaine fell from his hat while he was in front of the judge. The Vail Daily reported Wednesday that 43-year-old Juan Jose Vidrio […]


    Body count blamed on MS-13 violence grows in NYC suburbs
    Posted November 12th, 2017 @ 13:10 by PoliceOne

    By Frank Eltman Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Angel Soler’s mother brought him to the U.S. as a young boy, figuring things would surely be better than in Honduras, where he had lived in one of the world’s most violent cities. Javier Castillo’s father made the same calculation when he took his young son out […]


    Police: Report of plot against police nets gun, drug arrests
    Posted November 12th, 2017 @ 13:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Police in New Jersey say an investigation of a reported plot to kill a police officer resulted in the arrests of three people on firearm and drug charges. Asbury Park police say the probe began after a report that a local gang member had told several people that “he […]


    Texas church members gather for 1st time since attack
    Posted November 12th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By Claudia Lauer Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — Hundreds of people will gather in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday to worship with surviving members of a local church where a shooting rampage left more than two dozen people dead. Members of the First Baptist Church will hold a church service […]


    RI police: ‘Grave public safety risk’ led to fatal highway OIS
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 15:10 by PoliceOne

    By Amanda Milkovits and Jacqueline Tempera The Providence Journal, R.I. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The day after Providence police officers and state troopers shot and killed a pickup truck driver and wounded his passenger after a highway chase, the Providence police explained on Friday how the incident unfolded. At a news conference, they showed video from […]


    Dallas to settle for nearly $62M in police, fire back pay lawsuits
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 14:48 by PoliceOne

    By Tristan Hallman The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — The Dallas City Council will vote next week to pay $61 million to settle four of six back pay lawsuits from police officers and firefighters — lawsuits that the mayor says could help bankrupt Dallas if allowed to proceed. City Attorney Larry Casto said the settlement […]


    Calif. first responders to receive hep A vaccines after cop is sickened
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    By Susan Abram Daily News LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County leaders have approved an effort to look into providing law enforcement and other first responders with access to free hepatitis A vaccines, after the LAPD’s union reported an officer was sickened with the liver disease while working in downtown’s skid row. The motion, authored […]


    Experts clarify possibility of overdosing from fentanyl on shopping carts
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 14:38 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LEACHVILLE, Ark. — After a police department warned Facebook users about the dangers of overdosing on fentanyl left behind on shopping carts, experts quickly negated the claims. CBS News reported that a Facebook post by the Leachville Police Department warned grocery shoppers to wipe down their carts, or they face danger of […]


    Mont. drivers get turkeys instead of traffic tickets
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 14:31 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. The Billings Gazette reports that officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after pulling over drivers for traffic violations. If they found none, they issued a written warning and […]


    Dacoll Group Wins 2017 SME Employer of the Year
    Posted November 11th, 2017 @ 08:00 by POLICE Magazine

    NDI Recognition Systems’ holding company, Scotland-based Dacoll Group, was awarded SME Employer of The Year during Business Insider’s 4th Annual Scotland’s Best Employer Awards. […]


    National Tactical Officers Association Educational Scholarship Program Applications Now Open
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 20:02 by POLICE Magazine

    The James Torkar Educational Scholarship Program application period is open from Nov. 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018 for dependent children of active NTOA “Individual” members. […]


    6 things to know about the Glock Gen5 G17
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 17:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisIn late August I covered the introduction of two new Glocks from the Gen5 line, the G17 and G19. I wanted to spend more than a casual weekend with the weapon for an in-depth review, so Glock kindly sent me a G17 for that purpose. I h… […]


    Video shows Ill. officer fatally shoot man who pinned him against cruiser
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — Recently released dash cam footage shows an officer fatally shooting a suspect who pinned the officer against his police vehicle. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Juan Flores, 19, backed an SUV into Officer Jesse Oe… […]


    Video shows Ill. officer fatally shoot man who pinned him against cruiser
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — Recently released dash cam footage shows an officer fatally shooting a suspect who pinned the officer against his police vehicle. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Juan Flores, 19, backed an SUV into Officer Jesse Oe… […]


    2 TN Officers Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Kingsport, TN, police officers were wounded and a suspect killed in a Thursday afternoon standoff and gunfight. […]


    Video: RI Officers Shoot, Kill Suspect After Providence Vehicle Pursuit
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    A dramatic car chase through the heart of Providence, RI, on Thursday morning ended in a fatal officer-involved shooting near the Providence Place mall. […]


    TN Trooper Saves Motorist Impaled by Deer Antler
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    On Oct. 25, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Russell Bernard was dispatched to a crash involving a vehicle that had struck a deer. When he arrived on the scene, he found the driver bleeding heavily from a large wound on the left side of her neck. […]


    Kentucky Officer Attacked with Sword, Police Say
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man authorities say hit an officer in the arm with a sword. […]


    Los Angeles DA Creates Task Force to Investigate Hollywood Sexual Assault Allegations
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey announced Thursday the creation of a special task force to examine allegations of sexual assault roiling Hollywood as the number of accusations reported to police this week climbed. […]


    Video: 4 Philly Officers Injured in Vehicle Pursuit Crash
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Four police officers were injured after two Philadelphia police SUVs collided on Friday morning during pursuit of a man wanted for a shooting. […]


    Video: Indiana Officer Tells Story of PTSD that Led Her to Attempt Suicide
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Taylor Nielsen laughs as she plays catch with her new pup outside her Boone County home. She’s feeling more alive than ever. And that’s a miracle, considering Taylor nearly took her own life less than a year ago. […]


    Wash. officer alleges he was denied promotion over pink shoes
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PIERCE CO., Wash. — A Washington police officer who uncovered a theft from the memorial fund for the families of four slain officers claims that he can’t get promoted because of pink shoes he wore to work. KIRO 7 reports … […]


    La. deputy injured in Baton Rouge ambush may lose insurance
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GALVESTON, Texas — A Louisiana deputy who’s recovering after being shot and almost killed in the line of duty may find himself being forced to leave rehab by his insurance company. KHOU reports that Cpl. Nick Tullier, 41, was one of the officers injured when a gunman ambushed and killed three cops […]


    La. deputy injured in Baton Rouge ambush may lose insurance for rehab
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Sean CurtisBy PoliceOne Staff GALVESTON, Texas — A Louisiana deputy who’s recovering after being shot and almost killed in the line of duty may find himself being forced to leave rehab by his insurance company. KHOU reports that Cpl. Nick Tullier, 41, was one of the officers injured when a gunman ambushed and killed […]


    Video: CA Officers Take Down Carjacking Suspect with Less-Lethal Projectile
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 15:59 by POLICE Magazine

    A 27-year-old carjacking suspect was in custody late Wednesday evening after police shot him with a less-lethal round at the end of a pursuit in Long Beach, authorities said. […]


    Video: FL Sheriff Tells Citizens to Arm Themselves to Stop Active Shooters
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 15:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The Florida sheriff who told sexual offenders and predators to steer clear of shelters during Hurricane Irma has made another strong statement. […]


    Peelian principles of policing: Building public cooperation and reducing force
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 15:31 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… […]


    Man covered in gasoline catches fire after cop deploys TASER
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 15:06 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Medley and Josh Wallace The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City LINDSAY, Okla. — A man died Tuesday evening after dousing himself and the inside of his van in gasoline and then being struck by a police officer’s Taser, the McClain County Sheriff’s Department reported. The man had been reported as missing by Norman police and […]


    Detroit Officer Dies Off Duty from Medical Condition
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 15:02 by POLICE Magazine

    An officer with the Detroit Police Department died off duty early Friday after suffering from a medical condition. […]


    Four Philadelphia Police Officers Injured After Cruisers Collide
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:34 by Officer.com

    One officer suffered a head injury and was taken to Temple Hospital in stable condition while the other three officers were treated at the scene. […]


    Louisville Police Officer Attacked With Sword
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com

    A sword was the weapon of choice for a Louisville man who is charged with attacking a police officer Wednesday […]


    Louisville Police Officer Attacked With Sword
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:30 by Officer.com

    A sword was the weapon of choice for a Louisville man who is charged with attacking a police officer Wednesday […]


    Baltimore Mayor Says City’s Crime is ‘Out of Control’
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:21 by Officer.com

    Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered 30 agency heads to meet every morning at police headquarters. […]


    Baltimore Mayor Says City’s Crime is ‘Out of Control’
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:21 by Officer.com

    Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered 30 agency heads to meet every morning at police headquarters. […]


    Police investigations: The connection between domestic violence and animal cruelty
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    By Randall Lockwood, P1 Contributor In 2016, New York Police Department (NYPD) police officers brought a small, deceased dog to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Animal Hospital for evaluation by forensic veterinaria… […]


    Woman Tries to Jump From North Carolina Trooper’s Cruiser
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 14:00 by Officer.com

    A 26-year-old Cary woman slipped out of handcuffs and tried to jump out of a moving State Highway Patrol cruiser on the way to jail. […]


    NC chief: Social media, high-profile shootings make hiring officers harder
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    By Jane Wester The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has made progress this year toward filling its ranks – but there’s still a long way to go. It’s harder to recruit new officers t… […]


    Dallas police chief overhauls vice unit, reassigns 20 officers
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 13:33 by PoliceOne

    By Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — In her first major move as Dallas police chief, U. Renee Hall on Thursday temporarily dismantled the department’s vice unit after discovering “serious issues” and reassigned its 20 officers. The chief has not publicly detailed what led to her decision to overhaul the unit that oversees […]


    Man accused of murdering NYPD officer found guilty
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    By Chau Lam Newsday NEW YORK — A jury convicted a Queens man Thursday of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Brian Moore, an NYPD officer from Long Island. The Queens district attorney’s office said the jury deliberated for two hou… […]


    California Police Motorcycle Officer Hospitalized After Crash
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 12:16 by Officer.com

    The officer’s clothing had to be cut off before he was taken to the hospital. […]


    Tenn. trooper saves motorist impaled by deer antler after crash
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 12:13 by PoliceOne

    Staff Report Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper sent to the scene of a Nashville area car crash is credited with saving the life of a driver whose neck was punctured by an antler of a deer that went through her windshield. When Trooper Russell Bernard arrived at the […]


    Off-Duty Virginia Corrections Officer Shot
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 12:12 by Officer.com

    Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that leaves a jail officer in critical condition in a local hospital. […]


    Anderson police seeking more minority officers to join force
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 12:02 by Officer.com

    The Anderson Police Department is looking to hire more minority officers. To help with efforts, the department will host three recruiting events. […]


    Ford Police Vehicles and Officers that Drive Them Featured in Calendar
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 11:56 by POLICE Magazine

    The December 2017 issue of POLICE Magazine comes with something extra, the 2018 Ford Police Vehicles Calendar. The popular calendar is produced by Ford and the parent company of POLICE, Bobit Business Media. […]


    Survey: How are police agencies training cops on the use of body cameras?
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 11:44 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Results from a recent PoliceOne survey indicate that two in three police officers found the training they received on the use and deployment of body-worn cameras to be insufficient. Additionally, nearly 84% of those who took the surv… […]


    Off-duty Mich. officer dies from medical condition
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 10:16 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DETROIT — A Detroit police officer has died after suffering from a medical condition Friday morning. WXYZ reports that the officer, who was off-duty at the time, was rushed to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead… […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: An update on active shooter incidents
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie<!–cke_bookmark_406S–><!–cke_bookmark_406E–><!–cke_bookmark_384S–><!–cke_bookmark_384E–> Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In Sutherland Springs, Texas, 26 people were killed at a small church. The killer was reportedly neutralized by an armed citizen who shot the subject as he fled in his vehicle. Of course we also recall the recent […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: View from above
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members This stunning photo of a cruiser patrolling the roads during a misty sunrise comes from Officer James McGraw of the Weston (Conn.) Police Department. Clear evidence that fall is the best season! Calling all police photographer… […]


    Ky. man tells officer ‘I have something for you,’ jabs him with sword
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Mike Stunson Lexington Herald-Leader LEXINGTON, Ky. — A sword was the weapon of choice for a Louisville man who is charged with attacking a police officer Wednesday, according to court records. An officer from… […]


    Two Tennessee Police Officers Shot, Suspect Dead in Standoff
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    The wounded Kingsport officers were conscious and alert when they were taken to the hospital. […]


    Accused Cop-Killer Convicted in Slaying of NYPD Officer
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    A jury convicted a Demetrius Blackwell Thursday of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of NYPD Police Officer Brian Moore. […]


    Suspect Sentenced in Shooting of Florida Deputy
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Andrew Coffee Jr. snapped at Indian River County Deputy Christopher Lester in court before being sentenced to life in prison on Thursday. […]


    Tennessee Trooper Rescues Driver Impaled by Deer Antler
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    The driver’s neck was punctured by an antler of a deer that went through her windshield after a crash. […]


    Dallas Police Chief Dismantles Vice Unit, Reassigns Officers
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    In her first major move as Dallas police chief, U. Renee Hall on Thursday temporarily dismantled the department’s vice unit after discovering “serious issues” and reassigned its 20 officers. […]


    Washington Police Officers Rescued From Stuck Elevator
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    An evening meeting at City Hall turned into an elevator-escape mission for two Bothell police officers. […]


    Wounded Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Still in Critical Condition
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Seth J. Kelly remains hospitalized in critical condition after undergoing a second surgery for wounds he suffered in a shootout Tuesday. […]


    Former Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison
    Posted November 10th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A former Sarasota County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to 15 years in prison for kidnapping and exploiting an elderly woman he helped Baker Act in 2016. […]


    Kan. man with cancer fulfills dream of becoming a police officer
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 17:25 by PoliceOne

    By Stan Finger The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, Kan. — Caleb Moraine has wanted to be a police officer since he was 10 years old. When that moment arrived Wednesday, shortly after he turned 20, he stiffened his back so the badge could be pinned to his … […]


    5 principles to include in your hiring process to set your police agency apart
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 16:36 by PoliceOne

    Author: Barry Reynolds Editor’s note: This special coverage series, Recruitment & Retention Crisis: The Struggle to Hire – and Keep – Good Cops, will take an in-depth look at the recruitment and retention challenges currently facing police agencies, share potential solutions to the crisis and highlight best practices progressive PDs are deploying to bolster their […]


    Police rally to ‘lift the spirits’ of Maine boy, 9, battling terminal cancer
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 16:32 by PoliceOne

    Author: Barry ReynoldsBy PoliceOne Staff PORTLAND, Maine — Police officers throughout Massachusetts and other states drove their cruisers to Maine to lift the spirits of a young boy battling terminal brain cancer on Wednesday. Boston.com reports that 9-year-old Jacob Thompson, who’s battling stage 4 neuroblastoma, requested to receive homemade cards to make what is likely […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Colorado Police Fatally Shoot Driver Who Tried to Run Them Over
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 16:14 by Officer.com

    The Pueblo Police Department on Wednesday released footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting of a man who attempted to run officers down with his car. […]


    Canada police find car full of naked kidnapping suspects after crash
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 15:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALBERTA, Canada — Three suspects in a kidnapping case were found completely naked by police after ramming their vehicle into a truck containing their alleged victims. CTV News reports that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police arr… […]


    NDI Recognition Systems Achieves Silver Certification From UK Home Office NAS Program for Management Server
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 14:52 by POLICE Magazine

    NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS) announced they are the first company to have received Home Office Certification for Management Server Products. As a Silver Certified partner, NDI Recognition Systems can now offer NAS accredited software and services to each of the UK’s 45 territorial police forces and national law enforcement bodies. […]


    Missouri K-9 Dies from Injuries Suffered in Fall
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Normandy, MO, police K-9 Argo died Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a fall while on duty. […]


    Man Convicted of Murder in 2015 Killing of NYPD Officer
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    A 37-year-old man charged in the shooting of the New York City police officer Brian Moore during a routine encounter in Queens Village in 2015 was convicted on Thursday of murder. […]


    National Academy of Sciences Says These Police Tactics Reduce Crime
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    What factors can really help drive down crime? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine said in a report released Thursday that certain “proactive” policies aimed at preventing crime before it happens—including stop and frisk—show mixed results. Yet it is not enough to simply identify what policies appear to reduce crime, a panel convened […]


    OR Deputy Responds to Cries of Help from…Parrot
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Screams for help from a Clackamas, OR, house led a UPS driver to call for law enforcement response Monday morning. […]


    Congress Honors Officers who Stopped Baseball Practice Shooting
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Congress on Thursday honored five officers who “ran toward the threat and stopped it” when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in June, gravely injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. […]


    Video: CO Agency Releases Footage of August OIS Involving “Gang Member”
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Nine months after a man who Pueblo Police say was a known gang member was shot and killed by officers during a tense confrontation, the department released body camera footage of the incident showing multiple vantage points. […]


    Video: Insurance Coverage Ending for Deputy Rehabbing from Critical Wounds in 2016 Baton Rouge Ambush
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    An East Baton Rouge, LA, deputy shot and nearly killed in the line of duty in 2016 may be forced to leave his rehabilitation center by his insurance company. […]


    Video: Insurance Coverage Ending for Deputy Rehabbing from Critical Wounds in 2016 Baton Rouge Ambush
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:52 by POLICE Magazine

    An East Baton Rouge, LA, deputy shot and nearly killed in the line of duty in 2016 may be forced to leave his rehabilitation center by his insurance company. […]


    Ga. man does TV interview after robbing bank, helps cops catch him
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:47 by PoliceOne

    By Josh Magness Miami Herald LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Don’t try robbing a bank, but if you do, just make sure you don’t start talking to a local TV station soon after about traffic at a nearby intersection. That’s some advice from the Lawrenceville Police Department in Georgia, which shared some knowledge on Facebook Wednesday afternoon […]


    Pa. trooper shot in traffic stop has 2nd surgery
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police say a trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop has undergone a successful second surgery and is still listed in critical condition. A state police spokesman says Cpl. Set… […]


    ‘So many babies in there’: Church shooting claims 8 children
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    By Paul J. Weber, Emily Schmall and Jim Vertuno Associated Press LA VERNIA, Texas — By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have […]


    Congress honors officers who responded to attack
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON — Congress on Thursday honored five officers who “ran toward the threat and stopped it” when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in June, gravely injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Gathering in the U.S. Capitol, leaders of the House and Senate paid tribute to the […]


    Video shows Colo. officer fatally shooting man who tried to run down officers
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 13:07 by PoliceOne

    By Chhun Sun The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Police Department on Wednesday released footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting of a man who attempted to run officers down with his car. The video shows a Feb. 5 shooting that killed Andrew Byrd, 35, who backed his vehicle into a patrol […]


    Law Enforcement Officers Honored for Congressional Baseball Shooting Response
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:57 by Officer.com

    Five police officers received the highest honor given by the Capitol Police Department on Wednesday for risking their lives after a gunman opened fire during the Republican Congressional baseball team’s practice in Alexandria, Virginia earlier this year. […]


    Law Enforcement Officers Honored for Congressional Baseball Shooting Response
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:57 by Officer.com

    Five police officers received the highest honor given by the Capitol Police Department on Wednesday for risking their lives after a gunman opened fire during the Republican Congressional baseball team’s practice in Alexandria, Virginia earlier this year. […]


    Quiz: How much do you know about UCR and NIBRS reporting?
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Caliber Public Safety By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Police work is increasingly data-driven, and the FBI is working to get more agencies on board with its UCR and NIBRS reporting efforts so that crime data can be shared nationwide. How doe… […]


    Share your data and search other agencies’ records with this tool
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Caliber Public Safety By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Access to investigative data often means the difference between solving a case and watching it go cold. Insight into the information gathered by other police agencies can provide a tremen… […]


    5 ways agencies can report and collaborate more effectively using an RMS platform
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Caliber Public Safety By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Law enforcement agencies rely heavily on records management systems to support day-to-day operations. An efficient RMS includes not just the software to electronically collect, organize a… […]


    Two Georgia Police Officers Recovering After Shooting
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    Forest Park Police Officers Tim Sterrett and Demarkus Hutcherson were shot Wednesday while responding to a reckless driving call. […]


    NYPD Transit Officers Ordered to Patrol Alone on Subways Despite Officer Safety Concerns
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 11:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The NYPD has ordered more transit officers to go solo when patrolling the subways — a move transit workers and police union bosses slammed over safety concerns. […]


    FBI Force Training: To Shoot or Not to Shoot
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 11:09 by Officer.com

    How officers are trained to assess situations quickly and then decide whether to fire their weapons is put into focus. […]


    FBI Force Training: To Shoot or Not to Shoot
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 11:09 by Officer.com

    How officers are trained to assess situations quickly and then decide whether to fire their weapons is put into focus. […]


    Ore. police respond to call for help, turns out to be a parrot
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 10:54 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CLACKAMAS, Ore. — A deliveryman in Oregon who heard a woman’s screams for help had his wife call 911, but when a deputy showed up it turned out the screamer was a parrot, not a woman. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday that when Clackamas County Sheriff’s Deputy Hayden Sanders showed up, all he found […]


    Gunman Once Escaped From Mental Health Center
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 10:52 by Officer.com

    The man responsible for killing 26 people inside a church in Texas once escaped from a mental health center. […]


    Oregon Police Officer Responds to Woman Screaming ‘Help’ to Find Parrot
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 10:47 by Officer.com

    When Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Hayden Sanders arrived at the scene, he didn’t find a woman in distress. […]


    Mo. K-9 dies two days after fall from parking garage
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 09:55 by PoliceOne

    By Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch NORMANDY, Mo. — Dozens of area police dogs and their handlers along with officers and firefighters said good-bye Wednesday to a 3-year-old German shepherd named Argo who died from injuries he suffered wh… […]


    First Look: “Ground Zero Tough” Tablet from Getac
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 09:18 by Officer.com

    I think I’ve finally found a tablet that will survive all the crap I put it through… and then some. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Baltimore Police Officer De-Escalate Situation
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:57 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Officer Angel Villaronga is being praised by the department for de-escalating a situation in which a man with a knife appeared to be trying to provoke police into shooting him. […]


    Missouri Police K-9 Dies After Fall From Parking Garage
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    Normandy Police K-9 Argo ran toward a wall of the parking deck during a hail storm and went over the side. […]


    Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Accused NYPD Cop-Killer
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:35 by Officer.com

    A Queens jury late Wednesday began deliberating the fate of accused cop killer Demetrius Blackwell. […]


    Indiana State Police Trooper Injured in Hit-and-Run
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    Police are looking for a man who hit a squad car, drove into a subdivision and crashed before fleeing the scene Wednesday. […]


    Louisiana State Police Suspends Traffic Program Amid Fraud Investigation
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    The Louisiana State Police on Wednesday suspended a statewide highway traffic enforcement program and began a criminal investigation into three troopers accused of claiming extra-duty hours they did not work. […]


    Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for Tipping Off Suspect
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Martin Tyler is behind bars after being charged on an indictment with misusing information in a criminal investigation to tip off a suspect about to be arrested. […]


    Georgia Police: Man Did TV Interview After Robbing Bank
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    Eric Rivers allegedly robbed at least two banks in Gwinnett County, Ga., within the last few weeks — and then decided to speak to a CBS46 reporter on-camera about traffic. […]


    German Police Find Snake in Suspect’s Pants
    Posted November 9th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    When police approached a 19-year-old drunk and aggressive man in the western German city of Darmstadt they immediately noticed a large bulge in his trousers. […]


    Pennsylvania Trooper Saves Own Life With Tourniquet
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 19:39 by POLICE Magazine

    A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop likely saved his own life by applying a tourniquet to his leg before help arrived, authorities said. […]


    Video: LAPD Chief Decries Captain’s Accusation of Phony Crime Statistics
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 19:21 by POLICE Magazine

    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck forcefully denied Tuesday that his department had falsified violent crime statistics and dismissed the allegation by a captain that the LAPD misled the public as “not only untrue, but outrageous.” […]


    Man Charged in Collision That Led to SC Trooper’s Death
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 19:07 by POLICE Magazine

    The man involved in a traffic collision that resulted in the death of a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with a crime by the Greenville County (SC) Sheriff’s Office […]


    Video: 2 Georgia Officers Shot; 1 in Critical Condition
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 18:49 by POLICE Magazine

    What began with a reckless driving call Wednesday turned into a shooting that left one Forest Park, GA, police officer in critical condition, another with non-life-threatening injuries, and a suspect dead. […]


    Canadian Officer Killed in Shootout
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    A Canadian police officer was killed during a shootout at a strip mall in Abbotsford, British Columbia. […]


    Ill. State Police begin ‘Silver Search’ training
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 18:19 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois State Police officials have launched statewide training for officers in dealing with Alzheimer’s disease patients who wander away and need to be found. “Silver Search” training will continue for two years and involve 2,500 police officers and dispatchers. Informational cards will also be distributed to every officer. State Police […]


    Wounded Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Used Tourniquet to Save His Own Life
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 17:00 by Officer.com

    Cpl. Seth J. Kelly pulled a state-police issued tourniquet from his utility belt and was able to limit the bleeding from one of his wounds. […]


    How to improve your shooting performance when injured or impaired
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 16:39 by PoliceOne

    By Taylor McCubbin, P1 Contributor Injuries can creep up on us, or afflict us suddenly. Especially at risk are those working in the military or law enforcement fields, with typical challenges such as walking long distances with heavy loads, jumping out… […]


    Shot Texas deputy recovering, suspect charged with attempted murder
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 16:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — A Houston deputy is recovering from surgery after a man shot him during a disturbance call on Sunday. The Houston Chronicle reports that Deputy Constable Justin Gay, 30, successfully underwent an 18-hour surgery on Mo… […]


    Video shows NFL star being TASERed, apprehended by Miss. cop after fight
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 16:26 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BILOXI, Miss. — Recently released footage shows an NFL star being TASERed following an alleged fight that occurred in April. TMZ Sports reports that a Biloxi police officer saw Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette enga… […]


    Video shows Md. officer de-escalating suicide by cop attempt
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 16:21 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BALTIMORE — Recently obtained body camera footage shows a Baltimore police officer talking down a man with a knife who approached police and asked them to shoot him. WBFF reports that Officer Angel Villaronga encountered the man, who identified himself as “Phillip,” in September. Phillip threatened Villaronga with a knife and asked […]


    Getac EX80 Fully Rugged Tablet is Intrinsically Safe and Certified for Zone 0: ATEX, IECEx and UL913-Certified for Use in the Most Hazardous and Explosive Environments
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 16:19 by Officer.com

    Rugged to its Core, EX80 Tablet’s Compact, Ergonomic Design, 8” IPS Display, Superior Battery Life and Windows 10 Pro Make it Ideal for Productivity Across Zones […]


    5 tips from Force Science on de-escalation tactics
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 15:59 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeDe-escalation is currently a buzz word in law enforcement. In my home state of Minnesota, the legislator has pushed over $10 million dollars toward police de-escalation and crisis response training. Consequently, many police trainers… […]


    4 safety tips for force-on-force training
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 15:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeBy Chris Machavern, P1 Contributor The number one priority of any force-on-force training is safety. Creating and maintaining a safe training environment is the fundamental underpinning of any successful training program. Instructors… […]


    Two Georgia Police Officers Wounded; Suspect Dead
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 15:28 by Officer.com

    What began as an “encounter with an armed suspect” Wednesday turned into a shooting that left two Forest Park police officers wounded and a suspect dead. […]


    Massachusetts Trooper Claims He Was Ordered to Alter Report
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 15:10 by Officer.com

    Trooper Ryan N. Sceviour says he was forced to scrub out of a police report the embarrassing remarks that a judge’s daughter made while she was being arrested on drug and drunken driving charges. […]


    Mo. detective ends interview after suspect answers question with ‘loud fart’
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 14:24 by PoliceOne

    By Tony Rizzo The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. — His flatulence stopped one police interrogation, but not a continuing investigation that has resulted in a 24-year-old Kansas City man facing federal gun and drug charges. Sean A. Sykes Jr., i… […]


    Police: Man shoots 2 Ga. officers; later found dead
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 13:21 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FOREST PARK, Ga. — Authorities say a man shot two police officers and was later found dead behind a home south of Atlanta. Forest Park police Maj. Chris Matson told WSB-TV that Jacob Bailey’s body was found behind a home in the city of Forest Park near where two police officers were shot […]


    Officers who saved Dallas firefighter-paramedic’s life earn Medals of Valor
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 12:45 by PoliceOne

    By Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Police officers used a Dallas squad car as a makeshift ambulance earlier this year to rush a wounded paramedic to the hospital. It was a bold, and probably lifesaving, move. A shooter had killed his godfather before wounding his neighbor and firefighter-paramedic William An, who had […]


    Critically Wounded Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Identified
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 12:16 by Officer.com

    Cpl. Seth J. Kelly is scheduled for another surgery to remove a bullet from his body. […]


    Pa. trooper shot during traffic stop identified, undergoes another surgery
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 11:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Authorities have identified a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop and remains hospitalized in critical condition. Police said Wednesday that Cpl. Seth J. Kelly, a 13-year veteran, suffered gunshot wounds to his neck and shoulder area and to his leg. He’s set to […]


    Police: Pa. trooper saves own life with tourniquet
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 11:09 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday as authorities released more details of the violent confrontation along a busy highway. Cpl. Seth Kelly, a 13-year veteran, likely saved his own life by applying a tourniquet after he […]


    2 Calif. officers end nearly 30-year partnership
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:49 by PoliceOne

    By Cinday Chang Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The cops have patrolled together for more than 28 years, one behind the wheel, the other riding shotgun, scanning the streets of northeast Los Angeles for signs of trouble. Both are bald with mustac… […]


    Texas Church Gunman’s Cellphone Could Hold Clues
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:36 by Officer.com

    FBI and ATF authorities, along with local officials, say they’ve recovered the cellphone of the suspect in the Texas church massacre. […]


    Texas Church Gunman’s Cellphone Could Hold Clues
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:36 by Officer.com

    FBI and ATF authorities, along with local officials, say they’ve recovered the cellphone of the suspect in the Texas church massacre. […]


    LAPD Chief Calls Crime Stats Accusations ‘Damn Lies’
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:28 by Officer.com

    Capt. Lillian Carranza says she’s been retaliated against for speaking up over underreported violent crimes. […]


    Canada officer killed in shootout with suspect
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:28 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ABBOTSFORD, B.C., Canada — A Canadian police officer was killed during a shootout with a suspect that occured at a strip mall on Monday. The Vancouver Sun reports that Abbotsford PD Const. John Davidson was hit during a shootout at the mall’s parking lot and died shortly after arriving at the hospital. […]


    ‘God’s Army’ Works to Stop Local Crime in Arizona
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 10:21 by Officer.com

    Former NYPD officers create their own police force while preaching the gospel. […]


    Oakland Police Chief Under Fire for Response to Raid by Federal Agents
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 09:38 by Officer.com

    At issue is whether Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick made false statements and whether the department’s involvement violated Oakland’s sanctuary-city ordinances. […]


    Canada Police Constable Killed in Shootout
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 07:49 by Officer.com

    Abbotsford Police Constable John Davidson was shot and killed in a shootout with a suspect. […]


    Critically Wounded Pennsylvania Trooper ‘Has a Will to Live’
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 07:06 by Officer.com

    A Pennsylvania state police corporal who was shot Tuesday morning after a “knock-down drag-out” fight is listed in “extremely critical but stable” condition after undergoing surgery. […]


    Critically Wounded Pennsylvania Trooper ‘Has a Will to Live’
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 07:06 by Officer.com

    A Pennsylvania state police corporal who was shot Tuesday morning after a “knock-down drag-out” fight is listed in “extremely critical but stable” condition after undergoing surgery. […]


    Wounded Texas Deputy Constable Recovering After Successful Surgery
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    Harris County Precinct 4 Deputy Constable Justin Gay successfully underwent an 18-hour surgery that began early Monday morning. […]


    Wounded Texas Deputy Constable Recovering After Successful Surgery
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    Harris County Precinct 4 Deputy Constable Justin Gay successfully underwent an 18-hour surgery that began early Monday morning. […]


    Georgia Trooper Stuck by DUI Suspect
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:50 by Officer.com

    Georgia State Patrol Trooper Aaron DeGourville was injured Monday in Forsyth County when he was hit by a DUI. […]


    Los Angeles Police Officers’ Long Ride Together Comes to an End
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:45 by Officer.com

    Los Angeles Police Officer Harold Marinelli and J.C. Duarte have patrolled the city’s streets together for more than 28 years. […]


    AZ Sheriff Open Special Jail Unit, Programs for Veterans
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office is opening a new veterans unit at its Adult Detention Facility. Now, any individual who is booked into the facility will get their veterans status verified through Veterans Affairs. If they are a veteran, they can opt to join the veterans unit, the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV). […]


    AZ Sheriff Open Special Jail Unit, Programs for Veterans
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office is opening a new veterans unit at its Adult Detention Facility. Now, any individual who is booked into the facility will get their veterans status verified through Veterans Affairs. If they are a veteran, they can opt to join the veterans unit, the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV). […]


    AZ Sheriff Opens Special Jail Unit, Programs for Veterans
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:32 by POLICE Magazine

    The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office is opening a new veterans unit at its Adult Detention Facility. Now, any individual who is booked into the facility will get their veterans status verified through Veterans Affairs. If they are a veteran, they can opt to join the veterans unit, the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV). […]


    Detectives Testify That Horseplay Led to California Sheriff’s Deputy’s Death
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    A year ago, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims called the fatal shooting of Sgt. Rod Lucas by a deputy a tragic accident. […]


    Kansas City Police Detective Cuts Interview With Gassy Suspect Short
    Posted November 8th, 2017 @ 05:53 by Officer.com

    Sean A. Sykes Jr. is charged in U.S. District Court possession with intent to sell cocaine and being a felon in possession of three firearms, two of which were reported stolen. […]


    Video: CA Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 19:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office on Thursday cleared a Santa Clara police officer who fatally shot a man who prosecutors said was mentally ill and whom they thought was armed. […]


    Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Ohio Deputy
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 19:50 by POLICE Magazine

    A North Toledo teen faces up to 31½ years in prison for shooting and wounding a Fulton County, OH, sheriff’s deputy last summer. […]


    Illinois State Police Begin ‘Silver Search’ Training
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 19:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Illinois State Police officials have launched statewide training for officers in dealing with Alzheimer’s disease patients who wander away and need to be found. […]


    TX Officer Dies in Apparent Suicide at Police Headquarters
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 19:17 by POLICE Magazine

    A veteran officer shot and killed himself Monday at the San Angelo (TX) Police Department headquarters. […]


    Police: Md. Officer shot driver who was ramming vehicle
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 18:33 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SILVER SPRING, Md. — Authorities say a police officer in suburban Washington shot and wounded an SUV driver who had been ramming a vehicle that someone else was in. Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, said in a statement that … […]


    Texas Back In Federal Court Over Anti-“Sanctuary Cities” Law
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 18:33 by POLICE Magazine

    Attorneys for the state of Texas were set to head back before the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Tuesday to defend the state’s new immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 4, against charges that the measure is discriminatory and violates the U.S. Constitution. […]


    Idaho Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Coeur d’Alene, ID, police, prosecutors, and family members of slain police Sgt. Greg Moore thanked the community Monday in a press conference after convicted killer Jonathan D. Renfro was sentenced to death in Coeur d’Alene’s First District Court. […]


    Md. police launch plainclothes ‘decoy unit’ after robberies and assaults by youths
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 17:53 by PoliceOne

    By Jessica Anderson The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — The Baltimore police department has created a plainclothes unit of young officers and increased uniformed patrols in response to recent crimes by juveniles in South Baltimore. Commissioner Kevin Davis announced the plainclothes decoy unit Monday night during a monthly public safety walk held by the Riverside Neighborhood […]


    Pennsylvania Trooper Shot at Traffic Stop, in Critical Condition
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 17:53 by POLICE Magazine

    A Pennsylvania state police corporal was shot during a traffic stop Tuesday morning in Northampton County after a “knock-down drag-out” fight and is in “extremely critical but stable” condition after surgery. […]


    Va. officer in critical but stable condition after being shot by teen
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 15:25 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Virginia police officer is in critical but stable condition after she was shot by a juvenile suspect Monday afternoon. WVEC reports that the Portsmouth officer got out of surgery and is in stable condition a… […]


    Baltimore Police Van Driver Not Guilty on Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 15:20 by Officer.com

    Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was found not guilty Tuesday of all 21 administrative charges against him in the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray. […]


    Body Camera Video Released in Fatal California Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 14:57 by Officer.com

    Jesus Geney-Montes was shot and killed during a confrontation on March 9 by Santa Clara Police Officer Colin Stewart, who prosecutors declared Thursday had legally used deadly force. […]


    Video: VA Officer Shot Multiple Times, in Critical Condition
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 14:38 by POLICE Magazine

    Police say a 15-year-old male has been arrested for allegedly shooting a police officer multiple times Monday afternoon, leaving her in critical condition. […]


    Baltimore Police Van Driver Not Guilty on All 21 Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 14:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was found not guilty on all administrative charges in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray Tuesday. […]


    Baltimore Police Van Driver Not Guilty on All 21 Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 14:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was found not guilty on all administrative charges in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray Tuesday. […]


    Man charged in collision that led to SC trooper’s death
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 13:34 by PoliceOne

    By Noah Feit The State (Columbia, S.C.) GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. — The Simpsonville man involved in a traffic collision that resulted in the death of a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with a crime by the Greenville County Sh… […]


    Accused California Cop-Killer to be Sent Back to Mental Health Facility
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 13:00 by Officer.com

    The criminal case against David Machado remains suspended, since the court determined that his mental competency needed to be restored before proceeding. […]


    Gunman checked each aisle, shot babies at point-blank range
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno, Will Weissert and Paul J. Weber Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church went aisle to aisle looking for victims and shot crying babies at point-blank range, a couple who survived the attack said. Rosanne Solis and Joaquin Ramirez were sitting near […]


    Texas gunman checked each aisle, shot babies at point-blank range
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno, Will Weissert and Paul J. Weber Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church went aisle to aisle looking for victims and shot crying babies at point-blank range, a couple who survived the attack said. Rosanne Solis and Joaquin Ramirez were sitting near […]


    Pa. trooper shot during traffic stop
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NAZARETH, Pa. — A Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been shot during a traffic stop, and a suspect is believed to be in custody. State police say the trooper was shot Tuesday on state Route 191 in Plainfield Township, Northampton County, about 65 miles north of Philadelphia. The trooper’s condition was not immediately […]


    Pa. trooper ‘extremely critical’ after traffic stop shooting
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:39 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa. — A Pennsylvania State Police corporal clung to life Tuesday after he was shot three times during a gunfight with a motorist he’d tried to arrest for driving under the influence, authorities said. The trooper underwent surgery and was in “extremely critical” but stable condition after a […]


    5.11 Partners With Kolab Agency to Customize The F-511 Truck
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:36 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 has partnered with Ernie Manansala, Doug Nagy, and the KOLAB Agency team to complete a custom build-out of a Ford F-150 Raptor truck. The build of the, appropriately named, F-511 is an extension of the 5.11 Always Be Ready brand campaign. […]


    Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Shot; Suspect in Custody
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:30 by Officer.com

    Police officials said a trooper was shot Tuesday morning, prompting a massive pursuit. […]


    Autopsy shows Ill. officer died of blunt force trauma
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 12:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ROCKFORD, Ill. — Autopsies have revealed that a northern Illinois police officer died of blunt force trauma and a pickup driver was shot to death during an early morning traffic stop. A spokeswoman for the city of Rockford says 30-year-old officer Jaimie Cox’s injuries may have been caused when the pickup crashed. A […]


    Port Authority Police Save Man’s Life at NYC Starbucks
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:36 by Officer.com

    It happened Monday morning at a shop inside the midtown bus terminal. […]


    Police: Ill. teen accidentally kills accomplice while shooting at house
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    By Mary Cooley and Dana Rieck Belleville News-Democrat BELLEVILLE, Ill. — A 16-year-old charged with murder in the shooting death of a Belleville 18-year-old was trying to fire shots into a house when a bullet hit the older teen, police said Frid… […]


    Hero Who Shot Texas Church Gunman: ‘I Was Scared to Death’
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:30 by Officer.com

    Speaking through tears, Stephen Willeford, the man some are calling a hero for engaging in a shootout with the Texas church gunman on Sunday, says he was afraid for his life but that he believes God gave him the skills needed to face the shooter. […]


    California Inmates Orchestrate Brazen Escape From Courthouse
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:22 by Officer.com

    Deputies say two inmates had the keys to their handcuffs and had two getaway vehicles in their brazen escape from the Palo Alto courthouse. […]


    LEADING IS DONE BEST FROM THE FRONT
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Chosen by elite tactical professionals on the battlefield and trusted by hardcore outdoorsmen voyaging into the Great Outdoors, SureFire lights are a proven performer. […]


    Leading is Done Best From The Front
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Chosen by elite tactical professionals on the battlefield and trusted by hardcore outdoorsmen voyaging into the Great Outdoors, SureFire lights are a proven performer. […]


    Police: Mich. girl who was with her dad yelled ‘stranger danger’ over hat
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 10:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SOUTHFIELD, Mich — A child screaming “stranger danger” while being pulled out of a store wasn’t being abducted – she was just upset over a hat her father had purchased for her. WTCF-TV reports that on Hallowe… […]


    Texas LEO dies from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 09:44 by PoliceOne

    By Rashda Khan San Angelo Standard-Times, Texas SAN ANGELO, Texas — A veteran officer shot and killed himself Monday at the San Angelo Police Department headquarters. Sgt. Freddy Dietz Jr., 53, had been with SAPD since 1983. Fred Dietz Sr. also was an SAPD officer, beginning in 1966 and retiring as a lieutenant in 1997. […]


    Calif. LEO cleared in fatal shooting of mentally ill man, video released
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jenna Lyons San Francisco Chronicle SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A Santa Clara police officer lawfully shot and killed an unarmed 24-year-old mentally ill and suicidal man in March, suspecting the man had a handgun and would use it, the Santa Clara C… […]


    Virginia Police Officer Critically Wounded in Shooting
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 06:03 by Officer.com

    A teenage suspect was in custody Monday evening in the shooting of a Portsmouth officer. […]


    Suspect Charged in Shooting of Texas Deputy Constable
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    The man who police say shot a Harris County Precinct 4 deputy Sunday has been charged with attempted capital murder […]


    Baltimore Police Launch Plainclothes ‘Decoy Unit’
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:50 by Officer.com

    The Baltimore police department has created a plainclothes unit of young officers and increased uniformed patrols in response to recent crimes by juveniles in South Baltimore. […]


    Suspect Pleads Guilty in Shooting of Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:35 by Officer.com

    Jeshua Gilmore pleaded guilty Monday to attempted aggravated murder and other charges in the shooting of Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Simon. […]


    Texas Police Officer Kills Himself at Headquarters
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    A veteran officer Sgt. Freddy Dietz Jr. shot and killed himself Monday at the San Angelo Police Department headquarters. […]


    Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Feared for His Life in Fatal Shooting
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:15 by Officer.com

    A Martin County sheriff’s deputy reported acting in self-defense when he shot Jerry Richardson last month in a deadly encounter in western Martin County, Sheriff William Snyder said Monday. […]


    NYPD Officers Accused of On-Duty Rape Resign
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:05 by Officer.com

    Eddie Martins and Richard Hall quit just a week after a Brooklyn grand jury indicted them on rape and other charges. […]


    Kansas Police: Man Defaced Own Car With Racist Graffiti
    Posted November 7th, 2017 @ 05:00 by Officer.com

    A man who defaced his own car with racist graffiti and filed a false police report to Riley County Police Department will not face charges. […]


    2 men in a truck chase down Texas church shooter: ‘Let’s go’
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 19:50 by PoliceOne

    By Will Weissert and Jim Vertuno Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town church was hailed as a hero Monday, along with the pickup truck driver who […]


    Suspect Who Reportedly Sought to ‘Kill All White Police Officers’ at White House Arrested
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 18:40 by Officer.com

    United States Secret Service officials say that Michael Arega traveled from Dallas to Washington, D.C. with the intention to “kill all white police officers” at the White House. […]


    New Class of Barrier Means Instant Safety for Personnel
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 18:03 by POLICE Magazine

    A truly innovative new type of barricade, the Retracta-Cade QDB is the first Quick Deployment Barricade to be available to law enforcement, fire, and security departments. The brainchild of a retired police lieutenant, and developed by Visiontron Corp. […]


    Virginia Police Officer Shot Multiple Times
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 17:53 by Officer.com

    An on-duty Portsmouth police officer was shot multiple times Monday afternoon and a juvinelle suspect was taken into custody. […]


    Va. officer shot multiple times, suspect in custody
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 17:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A suspect is in custody after a Virginia police officer was shot multiple times Monday afternoon. WAVY-TV reports that a juvenile male is in custody in connection with the shooting. The female officer was rush… […]


    Mississippi Police Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 15:53 by Officer.com

    The suspect who fired at least three shots at the Meridian police officer was shot and killed. […]


    ‘Selfless’ Texas Trooper Killed in Fiery Crash Mourned
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 15:40 by Officer.com

    Texas Trooper Thomas Nipper died Saturday after a fiery crash during a traffic stop he was conducting on Interstate 35 in Temple. […]


    White House releases first responder fentanyl safety recommendations
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 15:07 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — The White House released their official guide to first responder safety in cases of fentanyl exposure. The White House said in an announcement that the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders “pr… […]


    Quiz: Fact vs. fiction on fentanyl exposure
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Earlier this year, the American College of Medical Toxicology and American Academy of Clinical Toxicology released a position statement on transdermal fentanyl exposure. The position, based on the opinion and clinical experience of ACMT and AACT task force members, states “the risk of clinically significant exposure to emergency responders is extremely low.” […]


    Knowledge is power: How intelligence sharing assists investigations
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 14:42 by PoliceOne

    By Tyson Howard, P1 Contributor “As a former attorney general, I have the greatest respect for the criminal justice system. But it is not good at intelligence gathering.” – Former Attorney General New Hampshire and U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte It is a given that law enforcement, probation and parole officers, and correctional officers have contact […]


    City mourns Ill. officer killed during traffic stop
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:57 by PoliceOne

    By Kayli Plotner and Kevin Haas Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD, Ill. — Police, friends and family are mourning the death of a 30-year-old Rockford police officer who died early Sunday after a scuffle with another man during a traffic stop. Police said the officer, Jaimie Cox, 30, became entangled with the man’s pickup truck during […]


    Police nationwide work on tactics for far-right rallies
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:51 by PoliceOne

    By Erik Schelzig and Michael Kunzelman Associated Press SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — Snipers perched on rooftops. Police helicopters and drones hovered overhead. Officers in riot gear lined the streets. White nationalists and counterprotesters screamed at each other from fenced-off pens, but the tactics employed by law enforcement at the “White Lives Matter” rally last month in […]


    Relative: Pregnant woman, 3 children, in-laws slain in Texas
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno and Frank Bajak Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A mother’s pride had lit up Crystal Holcombe’s Facebook page. Daughters Emily and Megan had finished third and first in their respective categories in a 4-H bakeoff and displayed their handiwork in posted photos. But on Sunday afternoon, the page went grim. “Keep […]


    Security Console Insert
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The patent-pending insert features Tuffy’s exclusive Pry-Guard locking system with 1/8-inch thick welded steel components, welded 16-gauge steel construction, and a durable texture powder coat finish. […]


    Liberator Tactical Communication Headsets
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Compatible with more than 250 different tactical communication sources, Safariland’s Liberator IV and V headsets feature electronic noise compression and active noise cancellation. […]


    Cratus Body Armor Plates
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 13:00 by POLICE Magazine

    The new TenCate Cratus product line offers several innovative improvements to the design as well as the manufacturing process to make this possible. […]


    Rexit Rapid Entry/Exit Tool
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Estwing’s Rexit is an all-in-one rapid entry and exit tool created for police, SWAT, and firefighters. […]


    Series 300 Boot
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Propper International’s Series 300 boot is Berry Amendment and AR 670-1 compliant. […]


    San Francisco Police to be Equipped with Tasers in 2018
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:49 by POLICE Magazine

    The San Francisco Police Department can begin equipping its officers with Tasers in December 2018, the Police Commission said in voting on an issue that has been debated and rejected in the city for 13 years. […]


    Off-Duty DC Officer Shot and Killed in Baltimore
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:49 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Washington, DC, police officer who lives in Baltimore was killed and a woman was wounded Saturday in a shooting in West Baltimore, police say. […]


    LAPD Captain Says City’s Crime Stats are Manipulated
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:49 by POLICE Magazine

    A Los Angeles Police Department captain has accused high-ranking members of the force of misclassifying violent crime and misleading the public about the true state of lawbreaking in the city. […]


    NJ Police Sergeant Dies from On-Duty Stroke
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Sgt. Alison Wray, a member of the Berkeley police force for nine years, suffered a stroke while she was on duty, according to her family. […]


    2 Civilian Gun Owners Prevented Texas Church Shooter’s Escape
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:49 by POLICE Magazine

    “The gentleman with the rifle came to my truck as the shooter took off and he briefed me quickly on what had just happened and said we had to get him, so that’s what I did,” Langendorff said. […]


    Narcan Kit
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:44 by POLICE Magazine

    The kit holds one or two doses, nitrile gloves, and a breathing barrier. […]


    Texas deputy shot multiple times, suspect arrested
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:35 by PoliceOne

    By Lindsay Ellis and Jasmine Davis Houston Chronicle HOUSTON — A Precinct 4 deputy constable is stable after a shooting on Sunday when he suffered multiple gunshot wounds, officials said. The precinct’s official Twitter account said on Sunday evening that the deputy constable is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. He was using a taser […]


    Viral video shows struggle between cop, unruly fan at football game
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:23 by PoliceOne

    By David Neal and Charles Rabin Miami Herald MIAMI — A video shared on social media shows a Miami-Dade police officer punching a woman who had slapped him twice as officers ejected her from Hard Rock Stadium during the University of Miami football game against Virginia Tech. Saturday night’s incident at the nationally televised game […]


    The Toy
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Play is one of the essential elements of a healthy life, so make time for it. […]


    Chicago Close to Recording 600th Homicide
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:07 by Officer.com

    After a weekend in which five people were fatally shot, the number of homicides stands at 593. […]


    Combating Fake Charities
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Scammers come out of the woodwork after disasters, and it’s our job to stop them. […]


    More Details Released in Deadly Mass Shooting at Texas Church
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 12:00 by Officer.com

    Gunman Devin Kelley’s in-laws attended the Texas church he shot up before killing himself on Sunday. […]


    Off-Duty D.C. Police Officer Killed in Baltimore
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 11:56 by Officer.com

    An off-duty Washington police officer was killed and a woman was wounded Saturday in a shooting in West Baltimore. […]


    Less-Lethal Tools
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 11:32 by POLICE Magazine

    These options provide officers with many ways to respond with less-lethal force. […]


    Texas Trooper Killed in Interstate Crash
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A 35-year veteran Texas state trooper died Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop about 3 p.m. on southbound Interstate 35 in Temple. […]


    MS Officer Saved by Body Armor, Suspect Killed in Gunfight
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:35 by POLICE Magazine

    A suspect, who fired multiple rounds at a Meridian (MS) Police officer, was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire early Sunday morning, authorities report. The officer was shot twice in the chest and saved by his body armor. […]


    Video: Texas Deputy Constable Shot 6 Times in Legs
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:35 by POLICE Magazine

    Gay was shot six times in the legs, and was listed in stable condition at Memorial Hermann Hospital, Herman said. He said Gay will require several extensive surgeries on the road to recovery. […]


    Sheriff: Suspect who killed 26 at Texas church believed to have shot himself
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE: 10:10 a.m. (CST) Authorities believe the man suspected of killing 26 people and injuring about 20 others at a Texas church shot himself following a car wreck. Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. tells CBS News that police found Devin Patrick Kelley dead inside his vehicle Sunday shortly after the shootings in Sutherland […]


    Police: Texas church attack stemmed from domestic situation
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:29 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who opened fire in a small Texas church, killing 26 people during worship services, sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law before the attack, which appeared to stem from a domestic situation, authorities said Monday. Investigators have concluded that the deadliest mass shooting in […]


    Motive Still Unknown in Texas Church Shooting
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:19 by Officer.com

    The nation is in mourning once again after 26 people were gunned down at a church service at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, located just outside of San Antonio. […]


    California Man Suspected of Plot to Kill Police Officers
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:15 by Officer.com

    An acquaintance of Oscar Rincon tipped off police to the alleged plot to ambush and kill California police officers. […]


    Illinois Officer Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect Dies in Crash
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:15 by POLICE Magazine

    “The preliminary results of the investigation indicate that Officer Cox was involved in a scuffle during the traffic stop that resulted in the officer becoming entangled by the suspect vehicle,” Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea said during a news conference Sunday afternoon. […]


    Manhunt Intensifies for ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Escaped Inmate
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:12 by Officer.com

    Homicide suspect Antoine Adams believed to be hiding near Memphis, Tennessee after escaping from a Mississippi jail. […]


    On-duty NJ sergeant dies suddenly after suffering a stroke
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 10:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A New Jersey police sergeant died after suffering a stroke while she was on Friday. Sgt. Alison Wray, 32, unexpectedly suffered a stroke while she was on duty, NJ.com reports. Wray was a part of the Berkeley Township Police Department for nine years. She leaves behind two children, […]


    Surviving A Career In Law Enforcement
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:55 by Officer.com

    If you’re not planning for the future and disaster strikes on the job, what are you going to do? […]


    VERTX and Kakadu: A Review
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:40 by Officer.com

    It is true that effective concealed carry without looking like a wanna-be tactical mall ninja can be a challenge. That’s why I’m always so happy to find products that make the task easy. […]


    Facing the Fears of Fentanyl Exposure: Protecting Law Enforcement
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Understand the potential risks as well as the personal protective equipment available to help prevent accidental fentanyl exposure. […]


    Detect Radiation Faster and from Farther Away
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    The new FLIR identiFINDER R440 lets law enforcement officers scan for radiological threats faster and from farther away to keep you and your community safe. […]


    Detect Radiation Faster and from Farther Away
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    The new FLIR identiFINDER R440 lets law enforcement officers scan for radiological threats faster and from farther away to keep you and your community safe. […]


    Facing the Fears of Fentanyl Exposure: Protecting Law Enforcement
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Understand the potential risks as well as the personal protective equipment available to help prevent accidental fentanyl exposure. […]


    Two Concealed Carry Solutions from PHLster
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 08:19 by Officer.com

    PHLster is one of those companies that started out small and niche-focused several years ago, and due to the excellence of its products and the focus and hard work of its principals is now one of the innovative leaders in concealed carry. […]


    Two Concealed Carry Solutions from PHLster
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 08:19 by Officer.com

    PHLster is one of those companies that started out small and niche-focused several years ago, and due to the excellence of its products and the focus and hard work of its principals is now one of the innovative leaders in concealed carry. […]


    Texas Deputy Constable Shot Multiple Times
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable was using a taser while attempting to make an arrest as he responded to a home disturbance call Sunday night when the suspect opened fire. […]


    26 People Killed in Mass Shooting at Texas Church
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 07:35 by Officer.com

    As the gunman exited the church, a neighbor with a gun opened fire on him, forcing the attacker to drop his weapon and flee in his SUV. […]


    New Jersey Police Sergeant Dies After Suffering Stroke On Duty
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    Berkeley Township Police Sgt. Alison Wray died after suffering a stroke while on duty Friday. […]


    NYPD Detective Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Minivan
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 07:20 by Officer.com

    A New York City police detective was seriously injured after being struck by a minivan Sunday night. […]


    San Francisco Police Officers to Get Tasers
    Posted November 6th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    The San Francisco Police Commission approved the use of Tasers late Friday for the Police Department. […]


    26 killed in Texas church attack
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 23:03 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 26 people and wounding about 20 in what the governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. […]


    5 things to know about the Texas church shooting
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 17:56 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff A gunman walked into a church in the small Texas town of Sutherland Springs on Sunday, killing over 20 people and wounding at least 10 others. Here are five things to know about the mass casualty incident. 1. The church filmed its services. The Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church filmed its services […]


    Man opens fire in Texas church, killing 26 people
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 17:11 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Vertuno Associated Press UPDATE 3:54 p.m. (PST): Gov. Greg Abbott says 26 people were killed in the attack on a Texas church and that it was the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. Abbott’s remarks came during a news conference Sunday, hours after the attack on the First Baptist Church in Sutherland […]


    Illinois Police Officer Dies Following Traffic Stop
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 16:07 by Officer.com

    Rockford Police Officer Jamie Cox and a suspect died early Sunday after authorities said the two were engaged in a scuffle. […]


    Texas Trooper Dies After Being Hit During Traffic Stop
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 16:00 by Officer.com

    Trooper Thomas Nipper died Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop. […]


    Investigators scour past of man charged in NYC terror attack
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 15:54 by PoliceOne

    By Tom Hays and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK — From his hospital bed, Sayfullo Saipov proudly told investigators how he had rented a truck and used it to fatally run down cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path, all in the name of the Islamic State. He assured them he […]


    Texas trooper dies in fiery crash while conducting traffic stop
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 14:30 by PoliceOne

    By Eline de Bruijn The Dallas Morning News TEMPLE, Texas — A State Trooper died Saturday in a fiery crash after he was conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 35 in Temple and was struck from behind, authorities said. Thomas Nipper, 63, was on the southbound shoulder of I-35 about 3:05 p.m. when he was […]


    Ill. cop, another person dead after traffic stop
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 14:26 by PoliceOne

    By Elyssa Cherney Chicago Tribune ROCKFORD, Ill. — A Rockford Police officer was found dead near a traffic crash and a person was dead in a vehicle early Sunday following a possible shooting, police Chief Dan O’Shea said. Jaimie Cox, 30, made a traffic stop near East State Street and Dawn Avenue in Rockford about […]


    Sheriff: Multiple deaths in Texas church shooting
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 11:35 a.m. (PST): A sheriff says a man walked into a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and started shooting, leaving multiple people dead. The Wilson County News reports that Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt said the shooter has been taken down. It wasn’t immediately known how many people were killed and […]


    Over 20 killed in Texas church shooting, gunman dead
    Posted November 5th, 2017 @ 14:12 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press UPDATE 12:47 p.m. (PST): A spokeswoman says the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is sending special agents from field offices in Houston and San Antonio to the site of a church shooting in South Texas. ATF spokeswoman Mary Markos did not immediately have further details. A sheriff says that a […]


    Idaho jury votes for death penalty after officer killed
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 17:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A jury has unanimously decided that a 29-year-old man who shot and killed a northern Idaho police officer should be sentenced to death. The 12-member panel reached the decision Saturday morning. The same jury last month found Jonathan Renfro guilty of first-degree murder for the May 2015 killing of […]


    San Francisco officers to carry TASERs
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 17:31 by PoliceOne

    By Vivian Ho San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Police Commission approved the use of Taser electroshock weapons late Friday for the Police Department, an issue that has been debated and rejected in the city for 13 years. F… […]


    Baltimore police say off-duty DC officer fatally shot
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 13:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BALTIMORE — Authorities say an off-duty Washington, D.C., police sergeant was fatally shot while sitting in a parked car in Baltimore and a woman with him was injured. Baltimore police said in a statement that officers found 40-y… […]


    Sheriff: Las Vegas shooter had lost money, been depressed
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press The man who killed 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas last month had been depressed after losing a significant amount of money in the past two years and that may have been a “determining factor” in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city’s […]


    Sheriff: Las Vegas shooter had lost money, been depressed
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 13:16 by PoliceOne

    By Michael Balsamo Associated Press The man who killed 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas last month had been depressed after losing a significant amount of money in the past two years and that may have been a “determining factor” in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city’s […]


    Ex-police chief charged with assault, hate crime after cops report him
    Posted November 4th, 2017 @ 11:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jan Hefler Philly.com BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The former police chief of Bordentown Township said blacks are “like ISIS, they have no value,” mused about joining a firing squad to mow them down, and used police dogs to intimidate… […]


    Ex-police chief charged with hate crime after cops report troubling behavior
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 23:00 by PoliceOne

    By Jan Hefler Philly.com BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The former police chief of Bordentown Township said blacks are “like ISIS, they have no value,” mused about joining a firing squad to mow them down, and used police dogs to intimidate… […]


    Video: FL Officers Dance to Thriller for Kids With Allergies
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 21:02 by POLICE Magazine

    Tarpon Springs, FL, police and firefighters posted video of them dancing to the Michael Jackson hit Thriller on social media to raise awareness for the Teal Pumpkin Project and children with allergies. […]


    Video: NYPD Increasing Security for New York City Marathon
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 20:49 by POLICE Magazine

    In preparation for the New York City Marathon, the NYPD is increasing its already massive security plans. […]


    MN Woman Leaves Half Her Money to Deputies Who Looked Out for Her
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 20:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Forrest remembered those deputies’ good deeds in her will, giving half of the money in her estate — $101,191 — to the sheriff’s office. She said it was to be used for the benefit of the officers who patrol Afton, MN. […]


    Video: KY Police Impersonator Arrested After Pulling Over Real Officer
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 20:07 by POLICE Magazine

    Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer. […]


    Video: Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After NJ Officer Shot in Leg
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 19:45 by POLICE Magazine

    A 19-year-old faces attempted murder charges in the close-range shooting of a rookie Camden County, NJ, police officer Wednesday night. […]


    NC Deputy Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 19:18 by POLICE Magazine

    A Mitchell County, NC, deputy died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday after officers arrived on scene and were unable to “talk him out of it,” the department posted on its Facebook page. […]


    Police Product Test: First Tactical Defender Shirt and Pants
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    First Tactical’s Defender tactical uniform is heavy duty and jam packed with features without feeling heavy. […]


    Change Your Thinking About Gun Grabs
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 17:57 by POLICE Magazine

    Do you have the training and gear to protect your duty weapon or are you just hopeful nothing will happen? […]


    Video: AZ Police Department Uses Drone to Find 3 Missing Children
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 17:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Scottsdale, AZ, Police used a drone to track down three missing kids who planned to run away after they left an after-school program. […]


    Hurricane Heroes
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 17:07 by POLICE Magazine

    When multiple hurricanes brought flooding and destruction in August and September, law enforcement officers mobilized to rescue residents and maintain order in the hard-hit areas of Texas, southern Florida, and Puerto Rico. […]


    NYC truck terror attack: New ‘lone wolf’ study may help analysis
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 17:06 by PoliceOne

    By Seth Augenstein Reprinted with permission from Forensic Magazine. The Uzbek immigrant accused of ramming a rented truck into a crowd of pedestrians on a bike path in Manhattan on Tuesday, October 31, made his first court appearance on Wednesday, No… […]


    Ill. man shoots himself in penis while robbing hot dog stand
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 16:17 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — A man is in the hospital after he reportedly shot himself in the penis while robbing a hot dog stand in Chicago Tuesday. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that police found Terrion Pouncy, 19, slumped over the steps of a … […]


    Minn. man throws punch at police horse
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 16:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MINNEAPOLIS — A man was arrested after he reportedly punched a police horse near a bar in downtown Minneapolis over the weekend. WCCO reports that Jacob Solberg, 22, ran up on the horse without provocation and hit it on its rea… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Vegas strong
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 16:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members This week’s photo comes from artist Daniel Sundahl, who recently did a photo shoot with the Las Vegas shooting first responders. Sundahl writes: “The first responders in these images all helped the night so many people were killed and injured in Las Vegas earlier this month. Here are the actual faces of […]


    Fla. cop under investigation for sitting during anthem
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 16:09 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersBy PoliceOne Staff ORLANDO, Fla. — An investigation is underway after an on-duty Florida police officer refused to stand during the national anthem. WFTV reports that when the anthem started during a boating event, someon… […]


    Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 15:56 by POLICE Magazine

    Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don’t have the tools or know-how to do so.  […]


    Concrete barriers to be installed along NY bike path after terror attack
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 15:44 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne MembersVincent Barone amNewYork, New York NEW YORK — Transportation advocates are fuming over the “haphazard” placement of concrete barriers along the West Street bike path in the wake of the deadly terror attack along the greenway earlier this week. Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives, said in a scathing statement on […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: How to choose the best training options for your police career
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 15:35 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 Too many training budgets in law enforcement continue to suffer cutbacks. Meanwhile, police critics demand that cops get more and better training. You can’t have it both ways. If you want more training, you have to fund it. […]


    Drink Energy Drinks Responsibly
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 15:18 by POLICE Magazine

    If you’re depending on highly caffeinated beverages to stay awake during your shifts, make sure you’re aware of the effects and how much is too much. […]


    Eight Keys to a Successful AED Program
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 14:59 by POLICE Magazine

    A properly trained officer with an automated external defibrillator can save a life, but only if an agency commits to fielding AEDs. […]


    FBI’s 2016 LEOKA stats tell a concerning story
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 14:47 by PoliceOne

    Author: Duane WolfeEach year the FBI compiles and releases the Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted study. The report is a must read for all police officers. A total of 118 police officers were killed in the line of duty last year. Here is a b… […]


    How To Conduct an Area Canvass
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 14:22 by POLICE Magazine

    You need to do a thorough search of the area surrounding a crime scene to develop leads and solve crimes. […]


    Does de-escalation endanger police officers or save lives?
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 14:16 by PoliceOne

    Author: David BlakeThere has been significant discussion and some media reports regarding a recent research project by Brian Landers, a former police officer and current chair of a college criminal justice department. Lander’s graduate capstone, … […]


    Off-duty Fla. deputy saves man from burning truck
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 13:32 by PoliceOne

    Alexi C. Cardona Naples Daily News, Fla. NAPLES, Fla. — An off-duty Collier County sheriff’s deputy last month saved a man from a burning tractor-trailer following a crash that could have been a scene in an action movie. Cpl. Joshua Hankinson, a corrections deputy at the Collier County Jail, left Oct. 23 and was traveling […]


    Cop impersonator arrested after pulling over Ky. officer
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer. News outlets cited an arrest warrant in reporting that a Louisville police officer was driving his personal vehicle when 24-year-old Brandon Hurley began driving toward him Saturday with flashing lights […]


    Man who shot NJ cop at point-blank range charged with attempted murder
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 12:44 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey man was charged Thursday with shooting a police officer in the thigh at close range after a struggle while he was trying to run away from him. Camden County police say the officer approached three people who were acting suspiciously just after 10 p.m. Wednesday in Camden […]


    Court rules LEO who shot suspect stabbing cop can be sued, video released
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 12:10 by PoliceOne

    Maura Dolan Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — An Orange County sheriff’s deputy who in 2013 continued to shoot a felled suspect and then stomped his head may be sued for using excessive deadly force, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday…. […]


    Illinois Police Department to Live Stream Responses to Calls
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 12:01 by Officer.com

    Palos Park Police Officer Ross Chibe’s responses to 911 calls will be live streamed on Facebook. […]


    VirTra and Haley Strategic Partners Announce Peak Performance Training Program
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 11:05 by Officer.com

    VirTra and Haley Strategic Partners announced their partnership to develop customized training programs. […]


    Samsung Unveils Business-First Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 10:46 by POLICE Magazine

    Samsung Electronics America, Inc., has introduced the Galaxy Note8 Enterprise Edition, an Unlocked by Samsung Galaxy smartphone designed for the enterprise and SMB market. The Note8 Enterprise Edition brings enterprise-level customization, management, support and security enhancements to the acclaimed Galaxy Note8, making it a truly “business-first” offering for the product line. […]


    Ga. deputy dies from heart attack during annual physical assessment
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 10:30 by PoliceOne

    Nefeteria Brewster The Augusta Chronicle, Ga. AUGUSTA, Ga. — A deputy is dead after suffering a heart attack during his annual physical assessment, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy James Wallace, 61, of Augusta, wa… […]


    Motive Unknown in Colorado Walmart Shooting That Killed 3 People
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 08:34 by Officer.com

    Three people are dead following a shooting rampage at a Colorado Walmart. Thornton Police said two men and one woman were shot and killed. […]


    Watch Woman Escape From Trunk And Run to Safety After Being Kidnapped
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 08:29 by Officer.com

    A kidnapped woman was able to untie her hands and use an emergency latch to escape from the trunk of a car after her captor stopped at a convenience store, authorities said. […]


    Box truck hits car on the side of the road, almost injures trooper
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 08:25 by Officer.com

    A driver and trooper in Marysville narrowly avoided significant injuries when a box truck clipped the side of car stopped on the side of the highway. […]


    Fourth North Carolina Prison Employee Dies After Escape Attempt
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    Maintenance Mechanic Geoffrey Howe is the fourth prison employee who has died as a result of injuries received during the Oct. 12 escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution. […]


    Georgia Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Annual Physical Assessment
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 06:23 by Officer.com

    Richmond County Deputy James Wallace was taking part in a physical assessment while on duty when he suffered a heart attack Thursday afternoon. […]


    Off-Duty Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Rescues Driver From Burning Big Rig
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Collier County Sheriff’s Cpl. Joshua Hankinson sprung into action after he spotted a crash involving two semitrailers. […]


    Barriers Installed After NYC Terror Attack
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 06:10 by Officer.com

    Nearly 60 vulnerable intersections in Manhattan from 59th Street to the Battery are being outfitted with cement barricades intended to stop a wayward vehicle from mowing down pedestrians. […]


    Connecticut State Police Troopers Exonerated in Controversial Videotaped Arrest
    Posted November 3rd, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    A Connecticut State Police internal affairs investigator concluded there was “no evidence” to support an activist’s claim that three troopers conspired to concoct charges against him during a contentious interaction at a DUI checkpoint in 2015. […]


    Axon: Public Evidence Submission
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 20:48 by POLICE Magazine

    Axon’s new Citizen feature for Evidence.com lets witnesses of crimes and accidents easily provide video and images from crime and accident scenes to law enforcement. […]


    In His Own Words
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 19:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Slain Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield left a record of public service and a book of his thoughts on what it means to be a “public servant.” […]


    Video: VA Man Attacks Wife With Hatchet, Kills Self With Chainsaw
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 18:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Fairfax County police say a 70-year-old Springfield, VA, man who assaulted his wife during a domestic dispute took his own life with a chainsaw. […]


    La. LEOs escort daughter of slain officer during homecoming
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 17:42 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ALEXANDRIA, La. — A group of Louisiana LEOs accompanied a teenager to her school homecoming in honor of her fallen officer father. The Town Talk reports Margaux Carruth, 17, was escorted during her school’s homecoming game by Alexandria police officers. The gesture was in honor of her father, Officer Jeremy Carruth, who […]


    Idaho Trooper Honored for Helping Driver Experiencing Medical Emergency
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 16:02 by Officer.com

    The actions of Trooper Steven Farley earlier this year helped saved the life of the driver, who was experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency. […]


    NJ Officer Shot During Struggle with Suspect
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A Camden County, NJ, police officer was shot in the thigh at point-blank range after a suspect pulled out a gun during a struggle on Wednesday night . […]


    MN Man Accused of Punching Police Horse
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    A 22-year-old man is accused of running up to a mounted police officer in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning and punching a police horse. […]


    AG Sessions Blasts Tech Firms for Blocking Law Enforcement Access to Encrypted Files
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking aim at technology firms for preventing law enforcement from accessing encrypted evidence for ongoing terror investigations, warning that such actions could have “deadly consequences.” […]


    Why Terrorist Vehicle Attacks are So Hard to Prevent
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Stopping the kind of vehicular attacks like the one that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday afternoon has been a top concern for law enforcement agencies worldwide in the wake of deadly attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and now the U.S. […]


    Off-Duty FL Officer Killed in Vehicle Accident
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty New Smyrna Beach (FL) Police Department officer was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Thursday morning, according to the department and the Florida Highway Patrol. […]


    Video: Boy on Mission to Buy Every Officer a Donut Visits Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    Tyler Carach, 9, is on a mission to buy every law enforcement officer a donut and earlier this week he visited the Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). […]


    Video: Miami Police Produce Creative Facebook Promo in Pursuit of K-9 Grant
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The Miami Police Department has produced a funny video that uses a ragtime soundtrack and silent movie style footage to urge people to help the department win an Aftermath K-9 Grant. The video features Tank, one of the department’s K-9s. […]


    CO Officers Arrest Suspect in Fatal Walmart Shooting
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 15:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Thornton, CO, police have arrested a 47-year-old suspect in the apparently random Walmart shooting in which a man almost casually shot two men and a woman, killing them, before turning around and walking out of the store Wednesday night. […]


    How a Tenn. agency trains its LEOs to be emergency medical responders
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 14:52 by PoliceOne

    By Marian O’Briant Blount County, Tennessee Sheriff James Lee Berrong and Blount County Mayor Ed Mitchell were on hand October 16 for the official kick-off of the department’s Emergency Medical Response (EMR) program. “This is a groun… […]


    Police: Ohio man pulls gun after failing to get McMuffin
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 14:51 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WARREN, Ohio — Police in Ohio say they’re looking for a man who pulled out a gun after being told by a McDonald’s drive-thru worker there were no Egg McMuffin sandwiches available. Police say the incident occurred shortly after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at a McDonald’s in Warren, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) southeast […]


    What are the biggest challenges impacting policing in America?
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 14:35 by PoliceOne

    Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.The Heritage Foundation recently released a report that shows encouraging evidence that leaders are facing the reality of the pressures and dangers of today’s law enforcement climate. Retired police executives, … […]


    How to keep good cops: Police leaders share best practices
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 14:13 by PoliceOne

    Author: Karen L. Bune Editor’s note: This special coverage series, Recruitment & Retention Crisis: The Struggle to Hire – and Keep – Good Cops, will take an in-depth look at the recruitment and retention challenges currently facing police agencies, share potential solutions to the crisis and highlight best practices progressive PDs are deploying to bolster […]


    Video shows Calif. in-custody death
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 13:03 by PoliceOne

    Author: Karen L. BuneNate Gartrell and Aaron Davis East Bay Times PITTSBURG, Calif. — A Bay Point man who died in police custody was put in a neck hold for at least 50 seconds after he ran from officers, according to body camera videos released l… […]


    Suspect in Walmart Triple Slaying Arrested After Massive Manhunt
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 12:10 by Officer.com

    A gunman is still at large after three people were killed in a Thornton Walmart shooting on Wednesday night. […]


    Vehicle terror attack suspect plotted rampage for 2 months
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 12:06 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long and Larry Neumeister Associated Press NEW YORK — The suspect in the deadly New York City truck rampage was inspired by the Islamic State group’s online videos and plotted his attack for two months, renting a truck ahead of time to practice turning it, federal authorities said in bringing terrorism charges against […]


    NJ officer shot point blank, suspect arrested
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 12:03 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer is in stable condition after he was shot in the thigh at point-blank range while trying to apprehend a suspect in Camden. Camden County police say the officer approached three people who were acting suspiciously just after 10 p.m. Wednesday when one ran away. Police […]


    Mass. officer helps save family from burning home
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By Jessica Trufant The Patriot Ledger QUINCY, Mass. — Quincy K9 officer Dan Parisi was on patrol Tuesday afternoon when he heard reports come over the radio of a house fire on Norfolk Street with several people trapped inside. Brewster Ambulance paramedics Hugh Devlin and Rick Weitsen – both off-duty firefighters in other communities – […]


    Fla. off-duty officer killed in car wreck
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 11:23 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — An off-duty police officer in Florida was killed after his pickup truck flipped over and hit a tree early Thursday morning. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Officer Josh Calverley, 29, was driving on a… […]


    Terror Attacks Using Trucks a Deadly Trend
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 10:34 by Officer.com

    The deadly attack in New York City on Tuesday was carried out by one man with a rented truck. Using vehicles as weapons is part of a deadly trend promoted by ISIS. […]


    Why ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists are Emerging
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 10:29 by Officer.com

    Experts say the Internet is helping radicalize ‘lone wolf’ terrorists and encouraging them to act faster than before. […]


    4-Year-Old Donates $8 Piggy Bank Savings to Officer With Cancer
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 10:16 by Officer.com

    A 4-year-old girl graciously parted with her piggy bank savings, a whopping $8, to help a hero. […]


    New Jersey Police Officer Shot at Point Blank Range
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    A Camden County police officer was shot in the leg during a struggle with a suspect. […]


    New Jersey Police Officer Shot at Point Blank Range
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:47 by Officer.com

    A Camden County police officer was shot in the leg during a struggle with a suspect. […]


    Three People Dead in Shooting at Colorado Walmart
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:40 by Officer.com

    A gunman is still at large after three people were killed in a Thornton Walmart shooting on Wednesday night. […]


    Hero NYPD Officer Says ‘We Were Just Doing Our Jobs’
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:35 by Officer.com

    NYPD Officer Ryan Nash spoke out for the first time Wednesday, a day after the showdown with Sayfullo Saipov, the alleged terror suspect who killed 8 people in a truck attack. […]


    Former New Jersey Police Chief Charged With Hate Crimes
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:30 by Officer.com

    Former Bordentown Township Police Chief Frank Nucera Jr. has “a significant history of making racist comments concerning African Americans,” according to a criminal complaint filed by the FBI in federal court in Camden. […]


    Body Camera Video Shows California Arrest That Resulted in Suspect’s Death
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    A suspect who died in police custody was put in a neck hold for at least 50 seconds after he ran from officers, according to body camera videos released last week. […]


    On-Duty Alabama Police Officer Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound to the Head
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    Vestavia Hills police officials said they are asking for prayers for the family and fellow officers. […]


    Appeals Court Rules California Sheriff’s Deputy Can be Sued
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    An Orange County sheriff’s deputy who in 2013 continued to shoot a felled suspect and then stomped his head may be sued for using excessive deadly force. […]


    Oregon Sheriff’s Deputy ‘Rescues’ Driver in Distress Over Spider
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Clackamas County Sheriff’s Deputy Lon Steinhauer was cruising on his normal patrol route when he saw a female driver who appeared to be in a great deal of distress. […]


    3 killed in Colo. Walmart shooting
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 02:11 by PoliceOne

    By P. Solomon Banda Associated Press THORNTON, Colo. — Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee. Thornton police reported “multiple parties down” and advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers […]


    3 killed in Colo. Walmart shooting, suspect arrested
    Posted November 2nd, 2017 @ 02:11 by PoliceOne

    By P. Solomon Banda Associated Press THORNTON, Colo. — A man suspected of walking into a suburban Denver Walmart and immediately opening fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman, was arrested Thursday, about 14 hours after fleeing the store. Police used surveillance video to identify the suspect as 47-year-old Scott Ostrem. Television […]


    Texas officers wounded, suspect killed in gun battle
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 23:26 by PoliceOne

    By Claire Z. Cardona and Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News ARLINGTON, Texas — An Arlington man who opened fire on police serving a search warrant at a suspected drug house Tuesday was no stranger to authorities and had attacked an officer before, police said. Vincent Hall, 22, was killed Tuesday in a shootout that […]


    Calif. K-9 killed by stabbing suspect
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 23:23 by PoliceOne

    By Robert Salonga The Mercury News SUNNYVALE, Calif. — A German Shepherd named Jax has been identified as the police dog reportedly stabbed to death by a suspect who was later shot and killed by an officer Tuesday afternoon, according to the Sunn… […]


    Shootout critically wounds San Francisco officer, suspect
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 23:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police officer and a suspect were both critically wounded in a Halloween night gunbattle in a popular neighborhood for holiday celebrations, officials said Wednesday. Shots erupted when the 41-year-old officer approached a parked car in the city’s Castro neighborhood to check on reports of a suspicious vehicle, […]


    Alabama Deputy Killed in Crash
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 21:05 by POLICE Magazine

    A 56-year-old DeKalb County, AL, deputy was killed Tuesday in a traffic crash. […]


    AL Officer Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 20:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A Vestavia Hills, AL, police officer shot himself in the head while on duty Wednesday. The officer was rushed to the hospital, where he died. […]


    CA K-9 Killed by Stabbing Suspect
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 20:40 by POLICE Magazine

    A German Shepherd K-9 named Jax was reportedly stabbed to death by a suspect who was later shot and killed by an officer Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Driver in NYC Truck Attack Had Been Planning for Weeks, Police Say
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 20:26 by POLICE Magazine

    The driver who sped down a crowded bike path in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people, had been planning the attack for weeks and appeared to have connections to people who were the subjects of terrorism investigations. […]


    Video: NYPD Officer Hailed as Hero for Stopping Terror Suspect
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 20:19 by POLICE Magazine

    New York City officials are hailing Officer Ryan Nash, 28, for shooting and apprehending the suspect accused of mowing down at least eight people with a rented truck in lower Manhattan on Tuesday. […]


    Iowa Deputy and K-9 Involved in Car Crash
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 19:12 by POLICE Magazine

    A deputy and his K-9 partner were injured when a Jones County, IA, Sheriff’s patrol vehicle was involved in a near head-on collision Tuesday morning. […]


    Video: Police Rescue Teacher Held Hostage at CA Elementary School
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 18:55 by POLICE Magazine

    A SWAT team rescued a teacher being held hostage in the classroom of an elementary school in Riverside, CA, Tuesday after an hourslong standoff. The hostage taker was fatally shot. […]


    Shooting Leaves San Francisco Officer in Critical Condition
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 18:30 by POLICE Magazine

    A San Francisco police officer was in critical condition after being shot while exchanging gunfire with a man in the city’s Castro neighborhood during Halloween celebrations early Wednesday, authorities said. The suspect was also wounded and hospitalized. […]


    NY truck attack suspect charged with terrorism, 2nd person wanted
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:43 by PoliceOne

    Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he carried out the attack in response to the Islamic State group’s online calls to action. Meanwhile, the FBI said another person is wanted […]


    NY truck attack suspect charged with terrorism
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:43 by PoliceOne

    Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz Associated Press NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State group’s online calls to action and picked Halloween because he knew more people would be […]


    San Francisco Police Officer Critically Wounded in Shootout
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:19 by Officer.com

    A San Francisco police officer was in critical condition after being shot while exchanging gunfire with a man in the city’s Castro neighborhood during Halloween celebrations early Wednesday. […]


    How police can work more effectively with protest groups
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Rich EmberlinWhat do glowing goldfish, bumblebees and chemical trails have in common? They have all ignited passionate protests in Dallas and, as a detective in the Dallas Police Department’s Criminal Intelligence Unit, I had a front-row … […]


    California Police K-9 Stabbed to Death
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:10 by Officer.com

    Sunnyvale Police K-9 Jax was stabbed to death by a suspect who was later shot and killed by an officer Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Rapid Response: The Manhattan truck attack and terrorism’s new normal
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Rich EmberlinBy Ashton Packe, P1 Contributor What happened A man drove a pick-up truck several blocks down a bike path in lower Manhattan, mowing down pedestrians and bicyclists before colliding with a school bus. The suspect, 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, then exited the vehicle, carrying a paintball gun and pellet gun and shouting, “Allahu akbar,” […]


    Suspect Arrested for Punching Minneapolis Police Horse
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 17:00 by Officer.com

    Minneapolis police arrested a 22-year-old Northeast man they say assaulted a police horse during bar close over the weekend. […]


    What LEOs can learn from Audie Murphy about command presence
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 16:57 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan Marcou“You don’t have to act tough if you are tough.” This was the philosophy I aspired to during my 33 years as a police officer. It was inspired by my hero, Audie Murphy, who did not aspire to it, he lived it! I would like to share this approach for consideration by […]


    Video shows cop fatally shoot suspect beating officer with baton
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 16:56 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah district attorney ruled that an officer who fatally shot a man was legally justified in using deadly force in the incident captured on body camera. The footage released by Salt Lake… […]


    Ala. officer dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 16:43 by PoliceOne

    Author: Lt. Dan MarcouBy PoliceOne Staff VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. — An on-duty Alabama police officer died after suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Wednesday. Al.com reports that police and emergency responders received a call … […]


    SC boy wears Halloween costume honoring trooper father
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 16:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LUGOFF, S.C. — A young boy decided to go another route for his Halloween costume and dressed up as a South Carolina patrolman, honoring his trooper father. Lugoff resident Ashley Sellers Nicks shared the story on Facebook and said that her son, Gunner Nicks, originally chose to be the Flash for Halloween, […]


    2 TX SWAT Officers Wounded Serving Warrant
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 16:31 by POLICE Magazine

    One Arlington, TX, police officer was shot multiple times and another injured as a SWAT team attempted to serve a warrant at a suspected drug house Tuesday, police said. […]


    Cops, sports stars trick-or-treat in Fla. neighborhood to quell fears after shootings
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 14:14 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Police officers and sports stars handed out Halloween candy to dozens of children in a Florida neighborhood where three people have died in apparently random shootings. The more than 40 officers patrolling the Seminole Heights neighborhood in Tampa offered comfort for residents like 28-year-old Alexandra Cannon, whose daughter trick-or-treated at […]


    Ill. officers rescue boy, 11, from apartment fire
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:48 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CICERO, Ill. — Illinois police officers rescued an 11-year-old boy trapped inside an apartment fire as flames engulfed the building early Tuesday morning. The Chicago Tribune reports that Cicero police officers arrived at the s… […]


    Police: Teacher rescued, suspect killed in school standoff
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:39 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities shot and killed a man suspected of holding his child’s 70-year-old teacher hostage for nearly seven hours in a Southern California elementary classroom Tuesday. A SWAT team entered the room at Castle View Elementary School, east of Los Angeles, shortly before 6 p.m., Officer Ryan Railsback said. Negotiators had […]


    Texas Police Officer Shot Serving Drug Warrant
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:29 by Officer.com

    The wounded Arlington police officer was alert and talking with emergency personnel and was listed in stable condition at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. […]


    Utah nurse reaches $500,000 settlement over arrest caught on video
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:11 by PoliceOne

    Lindsay Whitehurst Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient settled Tuesday with Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital for $500,000. Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move nearly two […]


    Officials Say New York City Terror Suspect Was Radicalized in U.S.
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:10 by Officer.com

    Investigators spoke to the Islamic State-inspired Sayfullo Saipov at a local hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition. […]


    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Urges Vigilance Following NYC Terror Attack
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 13:00 by Officer.com

    Responding to the deadly attack in New York Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross asked city residents to remain alert and report suspicious activity. […]


    NYPD officer praised for stopping terrorist during vehicular attack
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    Ellen Yan Newsday NEW YORK — What more mayhem the terror suspect could have committed, nobody knows — thanks to an NYPD officer from Long Island. Officer Ryan Nash, 28, fired at the driver, who had just killed eight people and mowed down se… […]


    LAPD Ready For Game 7 of World Series at Dodger Stadium
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 12:14 by Officer.com

    LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein talks about security for tonight’s big game, especially in the wake of a terror attack in New York City. […]


    Officer Frees Dog Whose Head Was Stuck in Chain-Link Fence
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 12:09 by Officer.com

    The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina released bodycam footage of a dog trapped in a chain-link fence. Master Deputy John Boyd rescued the dog after pulling the fence apart, which wasn’t an easy task. […]


    NY gov: truck attack suspect was radicalized in US
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 12:08 by PoliceOne

    Colleen Long and Matt Sedensky Associated Press NEW YORK — The Uzbek immigrant accused of mowing down people along a bike path near the World Trade Center left a handwritten note referring to the Islamic State group and had been radicalized in the U.S., New York’s governor said Wednesday. Investigators, meanwhile, were at the hospital […]


    Police Officers Do ‘Thriller’ Dance to Raise Awareness for Candy Allergies
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 12:06 by Officer.com

    Watch these police officers and firefighters dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The goal is to raise awareness for the Teal Pumpkin Project and children with allergies. […]


    Ala. deputy killed in traffic crash
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 11:39 by PoliceOne

    Ben Benton Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. DEKALB, CO., Ala. — A 56-year-old DeKalb County, Ala., deputy was killed Tuesday in a traffic crash, according to officials with the department where he worked. “Our hearts here at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office are saddened this morning when we learned that one of our deputies, Daniel Matthews […]


    Hardwire Supplies Door and Window Armor for Philadelphia Patrol Vehicles
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 11:18 by POLICE Magazine

    The Philadelphia Police Department is outfitting 150 of its patrol vehicles with ballistic door panels and transparent armor window inserts from Hardwire, LLC. […]


    Customized Care Can Help First Responders in the Aftermath of Trauma
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 10:00 by POLICE Magazine

    First responders regularly deal with tragedy and trauma, which can take a toll on their mental health. If it’s time to seek treatment, here’s why it’s so important for first responders to receive customized and specialized care by trauma-informed clinicians. […]


    NYPD Officer Hailed as Hero for Stopping Deadly Terror Attack
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:37 by Officer.com

    Officer Ryan Nash wounded the driver who killed eight people in Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. […]


    Fort Hood Active Shooter Event 2009
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:33 by Officer.com

    In 2009, Nidal Hasan committed an attack at Fort Hood that caused a review of security policies and procedures on our domestic military installations. […]


    Driver Kills At Least 8 People in NYC Terror Attack
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    The deaths are the first from terrorism in New York City since the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. […]


    SWAT Team Kills Parent Who Held Teacher Hostage at California Elementary School
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. […]


    SWAT Team Kills Parent Who Held Teacher Hostage at California Elementary School
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    SWAT officers on Tuesday evening swarmed a Riverside elementary school classroom and shot a parent who had taken a teacher hostage, ending an hours-long standoff. […]


    Suspect Indicted for Murder of New York State Police Trooper
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office named Justin D. Walters, 33, as part of a lengthy grand jury indictment handed up Tuesday. […]


    Suspect Indicted for Murder of New York State Police Trooper
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office named Justin D. Walters, 33, as part of a lengthy grand jury indictment handed up Tuesday. […]


    Bail Reduced for Driver in Death of Massachusetts State Police Trooper
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Bail for the driver in a crash last year that claimed the life of a state trooper was reduced Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court from $500,000 to $250,000 cash. […]


    NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver’s background
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 02:25 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long and Matt Sedensky Associated Press NEW YORK — Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling “God is great” in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with […]


    Ghost patrol: The scariest things cops have seen on the beat
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 01:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 Community Q&AMost cops will tell you they’ve seen it all. It’s the nature of the job to be exposed to virtually everything America has to offer – from the weird to the hilarious to the disturbing. But what about the paranormal? We asked our audience to share the scariest, strangest, or most unexplained […]


    Free Course – Responders at Risk: Protecting First Responders From Opioid Exposure Risks
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 Community Q&AThe far-reaching consequences of the deadly opioid overdose epidemic are putting emergency responders at risk of injury and illness. A panel of EMS and law enforcement experts will explain the actual versus perceived risks of opioid exposures to emergency responders, how to recognize a scene contaminated by fentanyl and describe appropriate PPE […]


    What police need to know to protect themselves from fentanyl exposure
    Posted November 1st, 2017 @ 01:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: P1 Community Q&ABy Greg Friese, P1 Contributor The opioid crisis is better understood as a fentanyl crisis with real dangers to emergency responders, according to an expert-panel presentation convened in Las Vegas at EMS World Expo 2017. The panel discussion, sponsored by Bound Tree Medical, included a Drug Enforcement Administration chemist and an EMS […]


    Parent Takes Teacher Hostage at CA Elementary School
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 20:38 by POLICE Magazine

    A Riverside, CA, elementary school was evacuated Tuesday when an upset parent barricaded himself in a classroom with a teacher. […]


    SC Boy Wears Trooper Halloween Costume to Honor His Father
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 20:01 by POLICE Magazine

    A young South Carolina boy decided to dress as a trooper for Halloween to be just like his father, who had to medically retire from the job he loved after he was seriously injured on duty. […]


    8 Killed in NYC Truck Attack; Mayor Calls it ‘Act of Terror’
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 19:26 by POLICE Magazine

    A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in New York City Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor has now called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.” […]


    Police: Parent holding teacher hostage in Calif. school
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 17:16 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A parent barricaded himself inside a Southern California elementary school classroom Tuesday and is believed to be holding a teacher or other school staff member hostage, police said. Riverside Police were called to the Castle View Elementary School around 11 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a disturbance involving a […]


    Video: Third NC Corrections Employee Dies from Inmate Attack Injuries
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 17:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon, 49, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She suffered from injuries during an attempted inmate escape on October 12. […]


    6 Dead After Gunman Driving Home Depot Truck Rips Through Manhattan Bike Lane
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 17:03 by Officer.com

    At least six people were killed Tuesday afternoon as a speeding Home Depot truck plowed along a Lower Manhattan bike path before cops shot and captured the driver. […]


    How to Talk About Controversial Technology
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 16:49 by Officer.com

    When implementing body worn cameras and UAS technologies in your department, be as transparent as possible to ensure that all parties involved understand why the use of certain technologies are being implemented. […]


    NYPD: At least 6 killed, 15 injured in NYC vehicle attack
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    UPDATE: (1:42 p.m. PDT) NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official says at least six people were killed and at least 15 people were struck by a rented van near the World Trade Center in New York City. The official was familiar with the investigation but wasn’t authorized to speak publicly and spoke on […]


    NYC mayor: 8 dead in vehicle terror attack
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 16:30 by PoliceOne

    By Colleen Long and Jake Pearson Associated Press NEW YORK — A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.” The […]


    LASD Vehicle Stolen, Suspect Arrested After Freeway Pursuit
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    The driver of a stolen Los Angeles County Sheriff’s vehicle was taken into custody Tuesday morning after apparent gunfire erupted during a chase through the San Fernando Valley. […]


    Video: AL Officers Arrest Suspect After Pursuit of Stolen Ambulance
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    A male suspect was in custody, but he reportedly escaped hospital security, stole an ambulance, and led police on a chase that ended in a crash on Interstate 10. […]


    Video: Woman Escapes in Handcuffs After Detroit Police Distracted by Medical Distress of Another Suspect
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Detroit Police and other area law enforcement are searching for a woman who escaped from custody while officers attended to a felon who had a medical emergency in Southwest Detroit. […]


    6 People Killed by Truck Attack in NYC, Driver Shot by Police
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 15:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Six people were reported killed when a man drove a pickup truck down a lengthy stretch of a bike path next to the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he jumped out with what the NYPD called “two imitation firearms” and was shot by officers. […]


    Police fatally shoot armed former deputy outside Colo. office
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:41 by PoliceOne

    By Kathleen Foody Associated Press DENVER — Colorado sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a former deputy outside the agency’s headquarters after he pointed a gun toward them, officials said Monday. Former Deputy Mark Bidon parked in front of the exit to the employee parking lot Sunday night, according to a statement released by the Arapahoe […]


    Utah university manhunt after student killed in carjacking
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:37 by PoliceOne

    By Lindsay Whitehurst Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A fatal carjacking attempt near the University of Utah late Monday left one student dead and touched off a campus-wide lockdown as hundreds of police officers swarmed buildings and nearby foothills and canyons in search of the suspected gunman. Utah police were hunting in mountain terrain […]


    Calif. sergeant critically wounded after being stabbed multiple times
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — A San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department sergeant was stabbed multiple times before she opened fire on a man in a parking lot. The confrontation occurred in a front of a Hobby Lobby in Ranch… […]


    Illinois Police Officers Rescue 11-Year-Old Boy From Apartment Fire
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:14 by Officer.com

    With her apartment engulfed in flames, a mother screamed to police, “My son is still inside.” […]


    Washington State Patrol Trooper’s Patrol Vehicle Struck
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:05 by Officer.com

    A Washington State Patrol trooper’s vehicle was hit Tuesday morning while making a traffic stop. […]


    Seattle defends council member in defamation lawsuit filed by 2 LEOs
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SEATTLE — The city of Seattle will defend a City Council member at the center of a defamation lawsuit involving two police officers, potentially costing taxpayers $300,000. KCPQ reports Officers Scott Miller and Michael Spauldi… […]


    Research: Brain Scans Can Help Identify Suicidal People
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 13:00 by Officer.com

    Researchers found that patterns of brain activation in response to a set of written words could reliably distinguish between young adults who had contemplated suicide and young, healthy control subjects. […]


    Mich. officers rescue students trapped in house fire
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 12:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LANSING, Mich. — Police officers and firefighters rescued 10 international students after a massive fire engulfed a Michigan rental home on Monday morning. WILX reports that police were the first to arrive at the scene around 1… […]


    Body Camera Video Released From Salt Lake City Officer-Involved Shooting
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 12:23 by Officer.com

    Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled Salt Lake City Police were justified in shooting and killing Michael Bruce Peterson outside a Maverik store on 3rd South and 5th East about a month ago. […]


    Milwaukee Police Officers Rescue Toddler From Abandoned Home
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 12:18 by Officer.com

    A pair of Milwaukee police officers found a pregnant mother living in an abandoned home with her 2-year-old boy. […]


    Detroit Police Bust Two Major Marijuana Grow Operations
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 12:12 by Officer.com

    For one of them, Detroit police officers whiffed out a marijuana grow operation at an abandoned liquor store, right across the street from the 11th precinct. […]


    Four Colo. officers hailed as heroes for saving military vet’s life
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DENVER — Four Colorado police officers are being lauded for coming to the aid of a distraught military veteran. The Denver Police Department recently shared details about the Aug. 19 incident in a Facebook post Sunday. Officers Michael Green, Alexander Esparza, Nathaniel Magee and Daniel Meadows responded to a report of a […]


    Hundreds attend funeral for SC trooper killed in line of duty
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Gerogie Silvarole Anderson Independent Mail, S.C. GREENVILLE, S.C. — The funeral for South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Keith Rebman Jr. began promptly at 2 p.m. Sunday. Hundreds of people sat in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium at Bob Jones University as the lights dimmed and a video began to play. A projection screen at the front […]


    Colo. officers hailed as heroes for saving military vet’s life
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DENVER — Four Colorado police officers are being lauded for coming to the aid of a distraught military veteran. The Denver Police Department recently shared details about the Aug. 19 incident in a Facebook post Sunday. Officers Michael Green, Alexander Esparza, Nathaniel Magee and Daniel Meadows responded to a report of a […]


    California Sheriff’s Sergeant Critically Wounded in Stabbing
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 07:29 by Officer.com

    San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Sgt. Kimberly Watkins was stabbed in the face and shoulder Monday morning outside a Hobby Lobby in Rancho Cucamonga by a man who had called 911. […]


    North Carolina Corrections Officer Dies Weeks After Prison Attack
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 07:25 by Officer.com

    Corrections Officer Wendy Shannon died Monday night from injuries she suffered during an Oct. 12 inmate escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City that left two other prison employees dead. […]


    Retired Colorado Deputy Killed Outside Sheriff’s Headquarters After Pointing Gun
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 07:20 by Officer.com

    A retired Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot in the parking lot of the sheriff’s department after he pointed a gun at an on-duty officer Sunday night. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Shoot Armed Suspect Inside Mall Parking Garage
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    Upper Merion police shot a suspect in a string of recent robberies Sunday afternoon in a parking garage at the King of Prussia Mall. […]


    Tampa Police to Hold Halloween Event Amid Search for Possible Serial Killer
    Posted October 31st, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    Community leaders won’t let fear of a murderer prevent them from coming together to celebrate Halloween. […]


    Concealable Carrier System
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 17:52 by POLICE Magazine

    The ATS Armor concealable carrier system is designed to be worn underneath a uniform or plain clothes. […]


    Reebok Duty – Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 17:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Reebok Duty – Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots The First Choice for Today’s Law Enforcement […]


    Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 17:45 by POLICE Magazine

    Reebok Duty’s new Sublite Cushion Tactical Boots are made to provide serious cushioning and lightness that law enforcement officers can depend on. […]


    Video: CA Sheriff’s Sergeant Stabbed in Parking Lot, Suspect Arrested
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A San Bernardino County (CA) Sheriff’s Department sergeant was stabbed and wounded and an officer-involved shooting occurred during an incident Monday morning in Rancho Cucamonga, authorities said. […]


    Video: Tucson Police Release Footage of Deadly Gunfight at Car Wash
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    The video shows the gun fight between police officers and an armed man in a car wash. It started as an armed robbery that turned into an officer involved shooting. […]


    Philadelphia Orders 150 Patrol Vehicles with Ballistic Windows
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Philadelphia police have ordered 150 new patrol cars with ballistic side windows that can protect the occupants from pistol and shotgun fire. […]


    FL Sheriff’s Sergeant Found Dead of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Sergeant Michael Borland, 44, of the Pinellas County (FL) Sheriff’s Office was found dead this morning from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. […]


    MS Officer Shot, Suspect Killed During Highway Standoff
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A Mississippi officer was wounded and a suspect was killed in a standoff on Interstate 55 near Senatobia Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the incident began when the suspect refused to stop for Hernando police, triggering a pursuit. […]


    Former Colorado Deputy Killed at Station After Pointing Gun at Deputies
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Arapahoe County, CO, sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a former colleague Sunday night after the man reportedly pointed a gun at them. […]


    NY Judge Says Cop Killer’s Parole Board Can’t Consider Letters from Troopers
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    A state judge has blasted a cop-killer’s parole board for considering letters from cops in denying the 74-year-old murderer’s release after 43 years in prison. […]


    WV Officer Critically Wounded in Off-Duty Shooting
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    “A group of individuals were riding a UTV and they went to turn around in Mr. (Frederick) Tolliver’s driveway,” said Senior Trooper Nicholas Boothe of the West Virginia State Police. “While they were turning around, they were fired upon by Mr. Tolliver. ” […]


    Video: Off-Duty NJ Officer Kills 2 Men Attempting to Rob Him, Police Say
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    Authorities say an off-duty Jersey City, NJ, police officer fatally shot two men during a robbery attempt in Newark Sunday night. […]


    Michigan Officers Help Rescue 15 Students Trapped in House Fire
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 16:04 by POLICE Magazine

    When officers arrived just after 1:20 a.m. only 5 of the students renting the home were outside. Officers say the other 10 students were trapped in the house. Police were able to get inside and help everyone get out safely. […]


    Undercover cop arrests man who sexually assaults her on NY subway
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 15:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A man has been arrested for grinding his crotch on an undercover female police detective when she was in plain clothes on a New York Subway. The New York Daily News reported that Felipe Mondragon, 52, was on a train … […]


    Colorado Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect Outside Sheriff’s Headquarters
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 15:43 by Officer.com

    An Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a suspect near the entrance of the sheriff’s department headquarters late Sunday night. […]


    Florida Trooper, Man on Jet Ski Help Rescue Three People From Overturned Boat
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 15:30 by Officer.com

    Quick thinking by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and a quick response by a St. Petersburg man on a jet ski led to the safe rescue of three people from an overturned boat near the Sunshine Skyway bridge Sunday. […]


    Armor Express to Supply Federal Officers with Body Armor
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Armor Express, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, announced today that the company has been chosen to equip U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents with ballistic-resistant vests. The multimillion dollar order will be delivered over a five-year period. […]


    Digital Ally Receives Initial Order for VuLink Technology from Vievu
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:59 by POLICE Magazine

    The VuLink will allow Vievu’s cameras to receive wireless triggers from emergency lights, speed thresholds, or even from a Digital Ally in-car video system to automatically activate a recording without requiring officers to manually start the recording. […]


    Glock Donates $80K to Fallen Officer Foundations
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Glock, Inc. donated a total of $80,000 to two foundations that provide support for the families of fallen officers at the 2017 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference held last week in Philadelphia. […]


    Meggitt Introduces Live-Fire Simulation Screen
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:59 by POLICE Magazine

    “Law enforcement departments no longer have to choose between simulation and live-fire training,” said Andrea Czop, VP for strategy, sales and marketing at Meggitt Training Systems. “Meggitt’s live-fire screen means customers can derive all the benefits of virtual training while using live ammunition within the confines of a firing range.” […]


    Fla. HOA: ‘Back the blue’ signs unauthorized, must be removed
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ST. CLOUD, Fla. — Residents in a Florida neighborhood were told to remove their signs that support police officers from their yard when they received a letter from their HOA. WOFL reported that families in a St. Cloud neighborh… […]


    Police charity lends helping hand to boy battling cancer
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    Jill Harmacinski The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. LAWRENCE — When you see Brendon Cruz’s excitement over getting a junior police badge, a miniature police car and a giant lollipop you almost forget he has cancer. But the 2-year-old has been battling rhabdomyosarcoma, a muscle cancer, since January. He’s currently being treated at Tufts Floating Hospital […]


    Off-duty officer shoots, kills 2 during attempted robbery
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWARK, N.J. — An off-duty New Jersey police officer shot and killed two people during an attempted robbery just before midnight Sunday. WNBC reported that police were called about an attempted robbery before the off-duty Jerse… […]


    From 100 to 75: Fewer police calls before, during and after Bills-Raiders game
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 12:13 by PoliceOne

    The Buffalo News, N.Y. ORCHARD PARK, NY — It was a slightly quieter game day for Orchard Park Police, who reported they responded to more than 75 calls before, during and after the Buffalo Bills-Oakland Raiders football game Sunday, rather than topping 100 calls as they have during previous games this season when the weather […]


    Judge Criticizes Parole Board for Considering Letters From Law Enforcement Officers in Case of Cop-Killer
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:54 by Officer.com

    A New York State judge has blasted a parole board for considering letters from officers in denying cop-killer John Ruzas’ release in the 1974 slaying of Trooper Emerson Dillon. […]


    Judge Criticizes Parole Board for Considering Letters From Law Enforcement Officers in Case of Cop-Killer
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:54 by Officer.com

    A New York State judge has blasted a parole board for considering letters from officers in denying cop-killer John Ruzas’ release in the 1974 slaying of Trooper Emerson Dillon. […]


    Fallen South Carolina Trooper ‘Accomplished His Mission’
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:45 by Officer.com

    The South Carolina Department of Public Safety mourned the death of trooper Daniel Keith Rebman, Jr. who was buried Sunday in Greenville. […]


    Supreme Court declines to hear gun case from West Virginia 
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:29 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving in place an appeals court ruling that concluded police can frisk someone they believe has a weapon. The court declined Monday to take a case out of West Virginia in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit concluded that an officer who makes […]


    Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety is an 8-hour training course that teaches law enforcement personnel how to identify and safely de-escalate someone experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge. […]


    M.S. in Law Enforcement
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    USD’s 100% online M.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership is a regionally accredited 20-month program that focuses on refining the skills needed to address today’s law enforcement challenges. […]


    Looting in Northern California Burn Areas Continues
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:00 by Officer.com

    Incidences of looting are continuing in the aftermath of the deadly fires that swept through Northern California earlier this month. […]


    M.S. in Law Enforcement
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 11:00 by POLICE Magazine

    USD’s 100% online M.S. in Law Enforcement Leadership is a regionally accredited 20-month program that focuses on refining the skills needed to address today’s law enforcement challenges. […]


    HyperSpike HS-10
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:59 by POLICE Magazine

    Ultra Electronics’ HyperSpike HS-10 is an innovative self-contained, portable acoustic hailing device. […]


    Streamlight Stinger LED HL
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Streamlight’s Stinger LED HL is a high-lumen, rechargeable, LED flashlight that provides 800 lumens of maximum illumination. Its wide beam pattern gives you a bright flood light that will illuminate the area around you. […]


    I652 VR2 Rescue Vest
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:52 by POLICE Magazine

    Stearns’ Rescue Vest is a vest for the pros that helps you have the right gear at the right time with extra gear storage, including a modular accessory pocket system. […]


    Spillman Flex
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Spillman Flex is an on-premises public safety software solution designed to meet the needs of police departments, sheriff’s offices, dispatch centers, correctional facilities, and fire departments. […]


    RevTac Pant
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:44 by POLICE Magazine

    The new Propper RevTac Pant is an updated take on tactical pants. […]


    State of Policy Report
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Insights about policy information from over 340 law enforcement professionals from 46 states can be found in PowerDMS’ State of Policy report. […]


    Pelican Air Cases
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:40 by POLICE Magazine

    As a part of the innovative and lighter Pelican Air case line, three new cases offer users more versatility, portability, and durability. […]


    OHD Quantifit
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:39 by POLICE Magazine

    With OHD Quantifit, you can do a complete fit test in 2-3 minutes. […]


    FATS 100P portable training system
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:38 by POLICE Magazine

    The FATS 100P delivers weapon handling and shot analytics in an immersive training platform. […]


    FATS 100P portable training system
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:38 by POLICE Magazine

    The FATS 100P delivers weapon handling and shot analytics in an immersive training platform. […]


    Lake Assault Patrol Boat
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Lake Assault Boats has delivered this vessel to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol Unit located in Minneapolis. […]


    Lake Assault Patrol Boat
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:36 by POLICE Magazine

    Lake Assault Boats has delivered this vessel to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol Unit located in Minneapolis. […]


    Icom F7010/F7510 Series
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:34 by POLICE Magazine

    The new Icom F7010/F7510 series is designed to offer more options, better pricing, and top quality. […]


    StrongArm
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:31 by POLICE Magazine

    StrongArm from Hurst Jaws of Life is a portable hydraulic power tool that cuts, lifts, and spreads, replacing a number of single-purpose hand tools for police and SWAT teams. […]


    StrongArm
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:31 by POLICE Magazine

    StrongArm from Hurst Jaws of Life is a portable hydraulic power tool that cuts, lifts, and spreads, replacing a number of single-purpose hand tools for police and SWAT teams. […]


    FN 509
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The FN 509 is the latest in 9mm pistol offerings from FN. […]


    Glock 17 Gen5 and Glock 19 Gen5 Pistols
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Introducing the GLOCK 17 Gen5 and GLOCK 19 Gen5 Pistols. […]


    FN 509
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The FN 509 is the latest in 9mm pistol offerings from FN. […]


    Minnesota Police Officer Who Protected Bar During Las Vegas Mass Shooting Honored Hockey Game
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:24 by Officer.com

    Minneapolis Park Police Officer Justin Brown dropped the puck with his wife Britney in the Minnesota Wild’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. […]


    How Detroit Police Used Investigative Technology to Find an Abducted Child
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:12 by Officer.com

    An Amber Alert case in Detroit on November 15, 2016, shows that in time-critical situations, local police need up-to-date, in-depth information to make the right decisions. […]


    Escaped Inmate Caught Trying to Cross Mexican border
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 10:08 by Officer.com

    Todd Wayne Boyes was captured after escaping a West Virginia prison. […]


    Security Guard Shot and Killed in Baltimore
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:56 by Officer.com

    Baltimore police are looking for leads in an overnight shooting that left a security guard dead. The 29-year-old man was killed while on duty at the Pedestal Gardens Apartments in west Baltimore’s Madison Park neighborhood. […]


    BallisticSearch
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:54 by POLICE Magazine

    Now, any size agency can process ballistic evidence from crime scenes to develop investigative leads, fast. […]


    FaceVACS-DBScan
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:53 by POLICE Magazine

    FaceVACS-DBScan combines Cognitec’s renowned image database search technology with powerful video inspection tools for a multitude of investigation use cases. […]


    FaceVACS-DBScan
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:53 by POLICE Magazine

    FaceVACS-DBScan combines Cognitec’s renowned image database search technology with powerful video inspection tools for a multitude of investigation use cases. […]


    Dual Strike Face Rifle Plates
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:51 by POLICE Magazine

    Dual Strike Face Rifle Plates stack to provide increased protection. […]


    American Military University
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:46 by POLICE Magazine

    American Military University has two new doctoral degree programs. […]


    American Military University
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:46 by POLICE Magazine

    American Military University has two new doctoral degree programs. […]


    Using CLEAR’s Latest Tools, Officers Make Quick Arrest in Attempted Murder
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    One Southern California municipality got some real-time assistance from their CLEAR representative who was able to utilize the database system’s most valuable “extras” available to law enforcement, RTIA and LPR. […]


    Revolutionize Crash Recon with OSCR360
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Hear from retired Police Sergeant and expert crash reconstructionist, Chuck Grasso. OSCR360 was built by cops for cops, is simple and easy to use, and allows you to capture, preserve and present a more comprehensive and accurate representation of a crash. […]


    Revolutionize Crash Recon with OSCR360
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Hear from retired Police Sergeant and expert crash reconstructionist, Chuck Grasso. OSCR360 was built by cops for cops, is simple and easy to use, and allows you to capture, preserve and present a more comprehensive and accurate representation of a crash. […]


    Using CLEAR’s Latest Tools, Officers Make Quick Arrest in Attempted Murder
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    One Southern California municipality got some real-time assistance from their CLEAR representative who was able to utilize the database system’s most valuable “extras” available to law enforcement, RTIA and LPR. […]


    Video Released in Ambush of Arizona Police Officers
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    Video footage shows a gunman hiding in a car wash before opening fire on Tucson officers. […]


    Video Released in Ambush of Arizona Police Officers
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 08:04 by Officer.com

    Video footage shows a gunman hiding in a car wash before opening fire on Tucson officers. […]


    Suspect Dead, Mississippi Police Officer Wounded in Standoff
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    A suspect is dead an a Hernando police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound following a standoff Sunday. […]


    Suspect Dead, Mississippi Police Officer Wounded in Standoff
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    A suspect is dead an a Hernando police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound following a standoff Sunday. […]


    Video Shows Minnesota Sheriff’s Deputy Hit Deer
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:50 by Officer.com

    An Isanti County sheriff’s deputy was responding to a call near Cambridge on Oct. 21 when a deer bounded out of a ditch. […]


    Video Shows Minnesota Sheriff’s Deputy Hit Deer
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:50 by Officer.com

    An Isanti County sheriff’s deputy was responding to a call near Cambridge on Oct. 21 when a deer bounded out of a ditch. […]


    Critically Injured NYPD Officer Promoted to Detective
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    During an emotional ceremony Friday at police headquarters, an NYPD officer who was critically injured and remains hospitalized after being dragged by a car in June was promoted to the rank of detective. […]


    Florida Homeowners Association: ‘Back the Blue’ Signs Must Go
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    A homeowners association that oversees a neighborhood in St. Cloud is demanding that dozens of families remove from their yards “Back The Blue” signs supporting two slain Kissimmee police officers. […]


    9 steps to keeping your cop ethics in check
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:25 by PoliceOne

    By Kevin Earl, P1 Contributor We often read about police officers who destroy their careers through ethical lapses that make us ask, “What the hell were they thinking?” The answer is they were not thinking with an ethical survival mindset. … […]


    5 ways police leaders can recruit and retain millennials
    Posted October 30th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski Editor’s note: This special coverage series, Recruitment & Retention Crisis: The Struggle to Hire – and Keep – Good Cops, will take an in-depth look at the recruitment and retention challenges currently facing police agencies, share potential solutions to the crisis and highlight best practices progressive PDs are deploying […]


    Man hiding from police calls for help after getting stuck
    Posted October 29th, 2017 @ 14:29 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say a Utah man who was hiding from police and fled arrest had to call 911 to be rescued after getting stuck in his hiding spot. Salt Lake City police say 46-year-old Shane Paul Owen called dispatchers for help on Tuesday, more than six hours after he accidentally […]


    2 NYPD detectives suspended amid probe of rape allegations
    Posted October 29th, 2017 @ 14:28 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press NEW YORK — Two New York City police detectives have been suspended without pay amid reports that they’re facing criminal charges in the sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman. The Brooklyn teenager says the officers assaulted her following a traffic stop on Sept. 15. Police spokesman Stephen Davis says the two officers were […]


    LEOs bring special gift to fallen officer’s bullied son
    Posted October 29th, 2017 @ 14:20 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BELLEVUE, Iowa — A fallen Iowa officer’s son and his family received a special presentation Friday that offered support from law enforcement officers around the country. Anamosa police Officer Mitch Kelchen died in a car crash over Labor Day weekend while off duty. After his death, Kelchen’s oldest son, Shane, collected business cards […]


    Doctors prepare for deep dive into Las Vegas shooter’s brain
    Posted October 29th, 2017 @ 14:13 by PoliceOne

    By Sally Ho Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Scientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of the Las Vegas gunman’s brain, but whatever they find, if anything, likely won’t be what led him to kill 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, experts said. Stephen Paddock’s brain is being sent […]


    Va. pizza shop employee writes anti-cop message on LEO’s receipt
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 15:08 by PoliceOne

    By Jonathan Edwards The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK, Va. – Two police officers spotted something wrong with their receipt after ordering a couple of slices at a local pizza place. Subtotal: $8.97 Then a quote from a rap song that once caused officers to chase N.W.A members off stage: –– THA POLICE. The officers went into Del […]


    Fla. responders used SWAT vehicle for Hurricane Irma rescues
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 14:25 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Peters Palm Beach Post PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — During Hurricane Irma, Palm Beach Gardens police converted a 20,000-pound vehicle they normally use to approach bad guys into a roving rescue vehicle. The police department bought the SWAT vehicle with about $180,000 in money seized from drug crimes a few years ago to […]


    Philly Police Commissioner: We’re not ICE, never will be
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 14:18 by PoliceOne

    By Jeff Gammage Philly.com PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross made two points crystal clear during 90 minutes of testimony Thursday: The Police Department is not an arm of federal immigration enforcement, and it does not… […]


    Sheriff’s office cracks down on sex crime arrests days before Halloween
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 14:16 by PoliceOne

    By Margaret Kadifa Houston Chronicle HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is rounding up suspected and documented sexual predators to make the streets safer for Halloween trick-or-treaters. In partnership with the sheriff’s office patrol unit and the Texas Attorney General, the criminal warrants division has an ambitious one-week goal to track down […]


    Ga. police thwart ‘Columbine-type’ school threat
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 14:09 by PoliceOne

    By Ellen Eldridge The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — As the Cherokee County sheriff tried to imagine what motivated two high school students accused of attempted murder in his county, the infamous Columbine High School shooting came to mind. “We prevented something from happening,” Frank Reynolds said. “We saved potential lives.” Etowah High School […]


    Judge blasts cop killer’s parole board for considering letters from LEOs
    Posted October 28th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Douglass Dowty Syracuse Media Group CANASTOTA, NY — A state judge has blasted a cop-killer’s parole board for considering letters from cops in denying the 74-year-old murderer’s release after 43 years in prison. John Ruzas – who is up for parole for the 11th time – shot to death Trooper Emerson Dillon on the […]


    Video: 2 Chicago Officers Injured in Construction Site Crash
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Two Chicago police officers were injured after crashing into a construction site on the city’s South Side early Thursday morning. […]


    Video: Joyriding 10-Year-Old Arrested by Ohio Troopers After High-Speed Pursuit
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    A 10-year-old boy who reportedly stole a car Thursday belonging to his mother’s boyfriend before school and led police and state troopers on a 45-mile high-speed chase that topped 100 mph was blocked in by troopers after he drove into a ditch to avoid spike strips. […]


    2 Arrested After Shots Fired at Washington State Trooper
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    The Washington State Patrol says two men wanted for shooting at a trooper in Grandview early this week have been arrested. […]


    Trump Declares Opioid Crisis “Public Health Emergency”
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday. What effect this will have on law enforcement struggling with the opioid problem is unclear, as the president stopped short of a national emergency declaration that would have freed up more federal money. […]


    Gun Taken from Cleveland Officer After Assault at Off-Duty Job
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Cleveland police officer’s weapon was stolen after she was assaulted at a Taco Bell location Friday. The officer was working her off duty job in uniform, providing security for the fast food restaurant at the time of the attack. […]


    Michigan Legislator Pushes Bill to Outlaw Booby Traps After Officer Injured
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    There are no laws in Michigan that address booby traps like the one that injured Wyoming officer Dustin Cook at a medical marijuana grow site. […]


    Video: MO Deputies Struggle with Gunman to Prevent Suicide by Cop
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 17:13 by POLICE Magazine

    “The front door was opening with the muzzle of a weapon behind it. I grabbed a hold of the muzzle pushing it away and wrapped around the guy and we started to wrestle with the gun. It went off. I had yelled for my partner and he’d come running,” Brickner said. […]


    Search for Mafia Victim’s Remains in New York Comes Up Empty
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 16:09 by Officer.com

    The plan on Thursday was to exhume the remains of the unknown man found slain in a Tuxedo creek, to take his skull and a femur in an attempt to identify him. […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: The best cop movies in film history
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:34 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie&lt;!–cke_bookmark_384S–&gt;&lt;!–cke_bookmark_384E–&gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_397S–&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_397E–&amp;amp;amp;gt; Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed A few weeks ago we did a podcast on the best cop shows in TV history, but what about movies? In this week’s podcast, Jim and Doug discuss the merits of films ranging from Dirty Harry to Blade […]


    Man reported Sandy Hook shooter’s plans years earlier, records show
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:24 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy PoliceOne Staff NEWTOWN, Conn. — Police officials were warned of Adam Lanza’s plans to kill children at Sandy Hook Elementary School four years before the shooting, according to documents recently releas… […]


    Bike Patrol Improves Communications, Fosters Relationships
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:21 by Officer.com

    Patrolling on two wheels makes police more approachable, increases interaction with public. […]


    #MeToo: Alaska police veteran tells her story
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Shirley Coté, P1 Contributor Reprinted with permission from the Alaska Dispatch News. I grew up in a small town in Michigan. When I was a 16-year-old sophomore in high school — a scrawny 95-pound girl with a big nose, glasses, crooked teeth, and chicken legs, an 18-year-old man moved […]


    The 10 risks police agencies face (and how to avoid them)
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:11 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA – There is no better way to close out a conference than to hear the inimitable Gordon Graham address a full house of law enforcement professionals on risk management. At the start of Graham&r… […]


    The 10 risks police agencies face (and how to avoid them)
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:11 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA – There is no better way to close out a conference than to hear the inimitable Gordon Graham address a full house of law enforcement professionals on risk ma… […]


    Terence Crutcher shooting removed from ex-Tulsa officer’s record
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff TULSA, Okla. — A judge ruled Wednesday that the first-degree manslaughter case brought against a former Tulsa police officer will be removed from her record. The Associated Press reports that District Judge William LaFortune ma… […]


    Shooting Was New Mexico Sheriff’s Deputy’s Third in Four Months
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:05 by Officer.com

    When Deputy Charles Coggins shot at a man in the South Valley early Tuesday, it was the third time in the past four months that he fired his weapon at someone while on patrol. […]


    Off-duty Ohio LEO assaulted, weapon stolen
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 15:03 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CLEVELAND — An off-duty police officer working her second job as security at a Cleveland Taco Bell was assaulted by two teenagers early Friday. WOIO reports the off-duty officer – who was in full uniform – was escorting a custo… […]


    TV cops: Fact vs. myth
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 14:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Marty KatzThe other night we had some non-law enforcement friends over for dinner. As the children were watching a popular police drama on TV, the conversation turned to what was happening on that show. Some questions were asked and, after 45 … […]


    Mass. PD delivers bats to little league team affected by Hurricane Harvey
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 12:43 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FALL RIVER, Mass. — Five dozen new baseball bats were delivered to a Houston little league team affected by Hurricane Harvey thanks to a Massachusetts police department. WLNE-TV reports that the Fall River Police department lea… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Nicole and Ace
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 12:42 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members This week’s photo comes from Nicole Geiman of the Barrow County (Ga.) Sheriff’s Office SWAT/K-9 special operations unit. Geiman writes: “This is a photo of my partner Ace and I doing a demo for the community. Nothing beats getting to work with your best friend every day! Best job in law enforcement!” […]


    Video shows off-duty LEO saving man choking at Buffalo Wild Wings
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 12:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Security footage caught an off-duty police officer’s quick response to a man choking at a local Buffalo Wild Wings. Trooper Dennis Palaia was at the restaurant watching football with his son on Sunday when he noticed a patron in distress and sprung into action, the L.A. Times reported. […]


    Parents charged in death of infant found rotting in swing
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 12:24 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ALTA VISTA, Iowa — Authorities have charged an Iowa couple with murder in the death of their 4-month-old son, whose maggot-infested body was found in a baby swing in the family’s home. Twenty-year-old Cheyanne Harris and 28-year-old Zachary Koehn were arrested Wednesday on charges of child endangerment and first-degree murder in the death […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Okla. Deputy Fatally Shoot Suspect After Being Stabbed
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 12:18 by Officer.com

    A Sequoyah County Sheriff’s deputy was stabbed before he shot and killed a suspect last Friday while serving an arrest warrant for felony forgery and failure to register as a sex offender. […]


    President Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 11:09 by Officer.com

    President Trump has long promised to do something about the crisis that has ravaged the U.S. and claimed more than 64,000 lives in 2016 alone. […]


    Officer Takes Boy to McDonald’s After Not Being Picked Up From School on Birthday
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 11:03 by Officer.com

    An 8-year-old boy sat in a school office, waiting for one of his family members to show up, when Officer Darryl Robinson arrived. […]


    Mother of Slain Vegas Police Officer Dies Two Days After His Funeral
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 10:38 by Officer.com

    A mother’s heart was broken two days after the funeral of her police officer son, who was gunned down in the Las Vegas massacre. […]


    Washington Manhunt: Suspects Arrested for Opening Fire on Trooper
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 08:00 by Officer.com

    Manuel J. Aviles and Felipe Cortes-Barajas were arrested Thursday for opening fire on a Washington State Patrol trooper in a shootout that left a patrol car riddled with bullets. […]


    New Video Released in Hunt for Possible Tampa Serial Killer
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:55 by Officer.com

    Tampa police released new video of a person of interest in the Seminole Heights murder investigations Thursday afternoon. […]


    Border Wall Prototypes Completed
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    The first stage of President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall project ended Thursday. […]


    Border Wall Prototypes Completed
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:45 by Officer.com

    The first stage of President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall project ended Thursday. […]


    New York Detectives Track Down Missing Woman 42 Years Later
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    Four decades after she disappeared from Monticello, police have found a former New York woman, safe and sound, in Massachusetts. […]


    New York Detectives Track Down Missing Woman 42 Years Later
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:40 by Officer.com

    Four decades after she disappeared from Monticello, police have found a former New York woman, safe and sound, in Massachusetts. […]


    Video: Boy Leads Ohio Troopers on High-Speed Pursuit
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:30 by Officer.com

    The 10-year-old boy who stole a car belonging to his mother’s boyfriend before school and led police and state troopers on a 45-mile high-speed chase that topped 100 mph. […]


    49ers Pledge $500,000 to Promote Peace With Police
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:15 by Officer.com

    On Thursday, the San Francisco 49ers joined with representatives of police unions from San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, New York, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Long Beach and Portland. […]


    Georgia High School Students Arrested in Planned Attack
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:10 by Officer.com

    Etowah High School students Alfred Dupree and Victoria McCurley had access to firearms, but officials said they more likely planned to use a flammable device. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Turn to Facebook in Hunt for Suspect in Deadly Drug Deal
    Posted October 27th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    BRIDGEVILLE, Pennsylvania — Bridgeville police Chief Chad King is using Facebook to find a suspect charged in a deadly drug deal that killed a borough resident.Latoya Rosiek is charged with selling fentanyl to Michael Desanto. Desanto allegedly… […]


    Video shows LEOs take down armed man attempting suicide by cop
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 19:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PULASKI CO., Mo. — Video has been released capturing a harrowing struggle between two deputies and an armed man attempting suicide by cop. The Waynesville Daily Guide reports that Det. Howard Brickner and Corporal Lynn Bays we… […]


    Narcan Kit
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 19:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Alden Dimensional Media’s Narcan Kit is a purpose-built carry solution for Narcan nasal spray. […]


    Video: Denver Police Union Issues ‘No Confidence’ Vote Against Chief
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    An overwhelming majority of Denver police officers say they have no confidence in the ability of Chief Robert White to lead their department. […]


    Video: Warning Shots Considered as De-Escalation Technique
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    A new policy endorsing the use of warning shots by police to de-escalate potentially deadly confrontations is driving a rift among some law enforcement leaders who believe the practice only heightens risk and should be abandoned. […]


    Tampa Mayor Tells Police Hunting Serial Killer “Bring Me His Head”
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    The mayor of Tampa told police officers looking for a suspect in three fatal and apparently random shootings in one neighborhood to hunt him down and “bring his head to me.” […]


    Police Unions Join with NFL Team to Push for Better Police-Community Relations, Gun Control Measures
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 18:40 by POLICE Magazine

    That agenda includes a commitment from the 49ers to bankroll the production of a series of public-service announcements to be broadcast nationally to promote better relationships between law enforcement and communities. The team has pledged $500,000 to launch the outreach campaign, and both the 49ers and the police unions plan to lobby for support from […]


    Why police agencies should embrace secure cloud storage
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 18:32 by PoliceOne

    Sponsored by Amazon Web Services By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Police chiefs across the country are dealing with a changing reality in policing today, such as the need for cloud-based data storage. They’re also grappling with a host of questions … […]


    Del. sergeant suffers fatal heart attack on duty
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 17:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEWARK, Del. — A Delaware constable died from a heart attack after responding to a call about a disorderly hospital patient. Sgt. Michael Robinson, 48, collapsed while responding to help Wilmington Hospital nursing staff deal w… […]


    President Trump: ‘We Cannot Allow This to Continue’
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 17:07 by Officer.com

    President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a pledge to take on the deadly opioid epidemic, directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday to declare a limited 90-day public health emergency in response to the crisis. […]


    Video: WI Officer Cheers Up Boy Alone on His Birthday
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 17:00 by POLICE Magazine

    Green Bay (WI) Police Officer Darryl Robinson is being praised for making a ride with a police officer and a meal at McDonald’s possible for an 8-year-old who needed a lift on his birthday. […]


    Florida Police Officer Accidentally Shocks Boy With Taser
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 17:00 by Officer.com

    A Plantation, Fla., police officer accidentally tasered a 10-year-old boy right after telling him and his brother that the stun gun was not a toy to play with. […]


    Quick Take: What does Trump’s opioid emergency declaration mean?
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 16:20 by PoliceOne

    By Andrea Fox, P1 Contributor WASHINGTON — Speaking from the White House East Room, First Lady Melania Trump talked about her work understanding children afflicted with drug addiction and its effects on families. President Donald Trump then annou… […]


    Park Service Cancels Funding for Project ‘Honoring Legacy’ of Black Panther Party
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 15:15 by POLICE Magazine

    The National Park Service is no longer providing funding for a controversial project “honoring the legacy” of the Black Panther Party after outrage that the agency would spend taxpayer dollars to memorialize a group that murdered a park ranger in the 1970s. […]


    49ers team up with LE groups in push for gun legislation, improved police-community relations
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 14:11 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers, San Jose Police Officers’ Association, Los Angeles Police Protective League and other LE unions are advocating for the ban of “bump stocks” and the improvement of… […]


    Police post ‘pumpkin lineup’ after recovering stolen squash
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 13:05 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Police who caught three teenagers orange-handed with 48 stolen pumpkins — and one gourd — are asking residents of a St. Louis suburb to view a “pumpkin lineup” online to see if their Halloween squash are among those recovered. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that pumpkins began vanishing last […]


    ‘Bring his head to me,’ mayor to police looking for shooter
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — The mayor of a Florida city told police officers looking for a suspect in three fatal and apparently random shootings in one neighborhood to hunt him down and “bring his head to me.” News outlets report that Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn addressed the officers Wednesday afternoon during a roll call […]


    Trump OKs test program to expand domestic drone flights
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 13:00 by PoliceOne

    By Joan Lowy Associated Press WASHINGTON — Americans could see a lot more drones flying around their communities as the result of a Trump administration test program to increase government and commercial use of the unmanned aircraft. President Donald Trump gave the go-ahead Wednesday, signing a directive intended to increase the number and complexity of […]


    Officials say Trump’s opioid emergency won’t mean new money
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Colvin and Carla K. Johnson Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s plan to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency won’t bring new dollars to fight a scourge that kills an estimated 142 Americans each day, but will expand access to medical services in rural areas and shift some federal […]


    Trump declares opioids a public health emergency
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:55 by PoliceOne

    By Jill Colvin and Carla K. Johnson Associated Press WASHINGTON — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to “overcome addiction in America,” declaring the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency and announcing new steps to combat what he described as the worst drug crisis in U.S. history. Trump’s declaration, […]


    Fla. officers cut security at Dolphins games after anthem protests
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI — Fewer Florida police officers worked NFL security this past Sunday in response to several Miami Dolphins players kneeling during the national anthem. During Sunday’s game between the Dolphins and the New York Jets… […]


    Fla. officers cut security at Dolphins games after anthem protests
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:49 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff MIAMI — Fewer Florida police officers worked NFL security this past Sunday in response to several Miami Dolphins players kneeling during the national anthem. During Sunday’s game between the Dolphins and the New York Jets… […]


    Girl, 4, donates money to Colo. LEO battling cancer
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:33 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LONGMONT, Colo. — A young girl decided to show her gratitude towards an LEO battling cancer after officers helped her check for monsters at her house one night. KBZK reports that four-year-old Sidney Fahrenburch started visitin… […]


    NFL’s 49ers, Police Unions Unite to Ease Tensions Over National Anthem Protests
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 12:03 by Officer.com

    The team where everything started is trying to move the conversation beyond the current stalemate by joining forces with a group of big-city police unions. […]


    Off-Duty Maryland State Police Trooper Intentionally Struck by Mini Bike
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 11:35 by Officer.com

    A man was arrested and charged with assaulting an off-duty Maryland trooper after police said he struck him with a mini bike and attempted to punch him in the groin Monday. […]


    St. Paul Police Federation President Dave Titus Apologizes for Letter
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 11:05 by Officer.com

    The St. Paul Police Federation’s president apologized Wednesday for an open letter issued to mayoral candidate Melvin Carter raising questions about the theft of two guns from his home. […]


    Fallen California Sheriff’s Deputy Honored by Dallas Cowboys
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 10:47 by Officer.com

    Fallen Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy Robert French was honored by the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. […]


    ‘Donut Boy’ Thanks Law Enforcement With Sweets
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 10:40 by Officer.com

    The “Donut Boy” hit Phoenix Wednesday to thank law enforcement officers. […]


    Video: Massachusetts Trooper Challenged by Rabbit on Busy Bridge
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 10:27 by Officer.com

    A Massachusetts trooper met his match on the Zakim Bridge as he tried to scoop what police are calling a “wascally wabbit” into a box. […]


    Use of Warning Shots by Officers Debated at IACP 2017
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 06:31 by Officer.com

    Law enforcement officials at IACP 2017 in Philadelphia were vocal when it came to their opinions on the provision included in the National Consensus Policy on Use of Force. […]


    Video: Off-Duty New Jersey State Police Trooper Saves Choking Man
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 06:25 by Officer.com

    Trooper Dennis Palaia was enjoying a day off with his son at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Rockaway Township when something went terribly wrong. […]


    Suspects Sought After Shootout With Washington Trooper
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 06:20 by Officer.com

    Authorities were searching into the evening Tuesday for two men who opened fire on a Washington State Patrol trooper following a high-speed chase in the Lower Yakima Valley. […]


    Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Officer Kills Man Who Nearly Drowned Him
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officer was taken to an area hospital for treatment for his injuries. […]


    North Carolina Sheriff’s Office Deploys Deputy Cat
    Posted October 26th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    Deputy Peanut serves as the morale enforcer providing “support therapy” for the Moore County Sheriff’s Office’s dedicated, hardworking staff. […]


    Video: Thousands Attend Funeral for Buffalo Officer Who Died in Dive Training Accident
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 20:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Thousands of police officers, firefighters and first responders from across the country and Canada attended the funeral for Officer Craig Lehner. Lehner’s K-9 Shield was stationed just a few feet from Lehner’s casket. […]


    NY State Police Dog Accidentally Killed by Trooper Shooting at Attacking “Pitbull”
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 18:25 by POLICE Magazine

    The New York State Police are mourning the loss of a K9 that was accidentally killed Monday when a trooper fired at another dog that was attacking. […]


    Video: Mother of the Las Vegas Officer Killed in Concert Shooting Died 2 Days After His Funeral
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 18:25 by POLICE Magazine

    Hartfield died in the Route 91 concert shooting. On the day of his funeral, his mother, Sheryl Stiles suffered a heart attack, fell down an escalator and died the two days later. […]


    NJ Officer Dies 6 Days After Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 18:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Sgt. Alexander Vazquez, described as kind, caring, and dependable,” died yesterday, a post on the North Bergen Police Department Facebook page said. […]


    IACP and Thomson Reuters Recognize Florida Department of Law Enforcement for Investigation of an International Human Trafficking Ring
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 18:06 by POLICE Magazine

    Thomson Reuters and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today announced that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is this year’s winner of their Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. […]


    Video: Widow of Slain Louisiana Officer Says City Failed Her Family
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 17:58 by POLICE Magazine

    The widow of a Lafayette (LA) Police Officer killed in the line of duty this month has signed up for retiree health insurance with the city. But she feels that the city government has failed her family, a statement issued this evening says. […]


    CA Officers Wounded Off Duty in Vegas Concert Shooting Denied Workers’ Comp
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 17:01 by POLICE Magazine

    On Monday, Orange County rejected workers’ compensation claims from four sheriff’s deputies injured in the shooting, paving the way for a court battle that could force appellate judges to eventually decide an untested issue touching several counties and cities in Southern California. […]


    Video: Idaho Officer Talks About Night He was Shot 5 Times
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 17:01 by POLICE Magazine

    Nampa Police Officer Brad Childers was shot five times that night when he was serving with the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office and against all odds the Idaho native lived to tell his story. […]


    Fla. Department of Law Enforcement awarded for battling human trafficking ring
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 16:23 by PoliceOne

    EAGAN, Minn. — Thomson Reuters and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today announced that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is this year’s winner of their Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation…. […]


    Fla. Department of Law Enforcement receives IACP award for battling human trafficking ring
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 16:23 by PoliceOne

    EAGAN, Minn. — Thomson Reuters and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today announced that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is this year’s winner of its Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. T… […]


    How the MSP’s car and motorcycle evals can help your purchasing decisions
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 16:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: the Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ)By Becky Lewis TechBeat Magazine When John Q. Public plans to buy a new car, he often starts by researching websites online. When Lt. Fleet Manager plans to buy new cars for his… […]


    Philly to outfit all cops with body cameras through $12.5M contract
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:58 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff PHILADELPHIA — All patrol officers in Philadelphia will be outfitted with body cameras after city officials signed a four-year, $12.5 million contract with Axon, making it one of the country’s largest police departments t… […]


    Body Camera Video Shows Missouri Deputies Avoid Suicide by Cop
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:47 by Officer.com

    Pulaski County Sheriff’s Cpl. Lynn Bays avoided opening fire on a suspect who was struggling with Detective Howard Brickner over a rifle while pleading with the deputy to shoot him. […]


    Vievu VeriPatrol Evidence Management System Now Offered for LE5 LITE Body-Worn Camera
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:43 by POLICE Magazine

    Safariland Vievu, a brand of The Safariland Group, has announced an expansion to its VeriPatrol On-site Video Management System, now featuring compatibility with the LE5 Lite body-worn camera. […]


    RI town council bars police from helping ICE agents
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:24 by PoliceOne

    By Linda Borg The Providence Journal PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The South Kingstown Town Council has adopted an ordinance barring the local police from helping federal immigration agents from pursuing and deporting undocumented immigrants in response to the Trump administration’s crackdown on such individuals. The council, in a 3-2 vote, also bans participation in any federal […]


    New York State Police Trooper Accidentally Shoots, Kills K-9
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:20 by Officer.com

    New York State Police Trooper Shaun Smith accidentally shot his K-9 partner, Will, during a search of a home Monday. […]


    New York State Police Trooper Accidentally Shoots, Kills K-9
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:20 by Officer.com

    New York State Police Trooper Shaun Smith accidentally shot his K-9 partner, Will, during a search of a home Monday. […]


    Wildlife officer fatally shoots man trying to drown him
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:12 by PoliceOne

    By Bob Kalinowski The Citizens’ Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. PLYMOUTH TWP., Pa. — A Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officer fatally shot a Nanticoke man in a wooded area along the Susquehanna River in West Nanticoke on Tuesday afternoon after the suspect assaulted and tried to drown him, prosecutors say. The officer, who was not immediately […]


    Female Gang Member’s Mugshot Goes Viral
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    Much of the reaction to a mugshot of gang member Mirella Ponce centered on her appearance. […]


    Police diver who died in river remembered for bravery, humor
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 14:54 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo police officer killed in a training dive accident was hailed at his memorial service Wednesday for his bravery, dedication and sense of humor. Fellow officers described Craig Lehner as someone whose steady demeanor enabled him to engage calmly with colleagues and the public during his nine years with […]


    Trooper mistakenly kills K-9 partner during pit bull attack
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 14:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GREIG, N.Y. — A state police trooper accidentally killed his K-9 partner when trying to protect it from a pit bull attack during a search of a New York residence. Police say troopers were helping the Lewis County sheriff’s office search a residence in the eastern Adirondacks late Monday when the pit bull […]


    MSAB Builds Out Mobile Forensic Ecosystem to Create Networks of Linked Tools
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 14:14 by POLICE Magazine

    MSAB, a leader in mobile forensics solutions, today announced the expansion of its Mobile Forensic Ecosystem solution with the addition of one new product and significant improvements to three existing products. […]


    Wis. officer goes above and beyond for child left alone on birthday
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 13:01 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GREEN BAY, Wis. — A Green Bay police officer threw an impromptu birthday celebration for a child who was left alone after school. WBAY reports that Officer Robinson responded to the school after no one picked up the child. The… […]


    Ohio approves bill changing concealed-carry gun notice
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio House has approved a bill that would cut the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don’t tell police they have a weapon when they’re detained by authorities. The proposal passed by the Republican-controlled chamber Tuesday would reduce the penalty for not alerting police about the guns from a […]


    Powerful drugs require new procedures to protect police
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 12:32 by PoliceOne

    By Stephen Montemayor Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Seizures of deadly synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and carfentanil have soared in Minnesota this year, forcing law enforcement agencies to adopt new procedures for collecting evide… […]


    N.J. officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH BERGEN, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer has died six days after being found inside a vehicle suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Oct. 18, Sgt. Alexander Vasquez, 32, was found inside a parked vehicle afte… […]


    NJ officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 12:14 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NORTH BERGEN, N.J. — A New Jersey police officer has died six days after being found inside a vehicle suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Oct. 18, Sgt. Alexander Vasquez, 32, was found inside a parked vehicle afte… […]


    Thousands Attend Funeral for Fallen Buffalo Police Officer
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 11:45 by Officer.com

    The flag-draped casket containing Buffalo Police Officer Craig E. Lehner’s body was saluted by thousands of police officers from across North America during its final journey Wednesday. […]


    Ex-Cleveland Police Officer Turned Fugitive Takes Own Life After Standoff
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 11:30 by Officer.com

    A once lauded Cleveland police officer on the run from authorities after breaking his GPS monitor a week before his rape trial was set to begin fatally shot himself Tuesday […]


    Once Bullied for Disability, South Carolina Deputy Now Mentors Youth
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 11:00 by Officer.com

    Now a senior deputy with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Jamel Bradley gets up and goes to school every day as a school resource officer. […]


    Mother of officer killed in Vegas shooting dies after his funeral
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 10:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAS VEGAS — A family is in mourning again after the mother of a police officer who was killed in the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting died just two days after her son’s funeral. KVVU-TV reports that on the day of Officer Charles… […]


    Mother of officer killed in Vegas shooting dies after his funeral
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 10:34 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAS VEGAS — A family is in mourning again after the mother of a police officer who was killed in the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting died just two days after her son’s funeral. KVVU-TV reports that on the day of Officer Charles… […]


    U.S. Capitol Police Officers Speak About Congressional Baseball Shooting
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 10:16 by Officer.com

    Capitol Police Special Agent David Bailey and Special Agent Crystal Griner talk about their response to the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia earlier this year. […]


    Suspect Sought After Two Shot Dead on College Campus
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 09:57 by Officer.com

    A sheriff’s spokesman says a student and his friend were fatally shot at Grambling State University after an altercation that began in a dorm room. The shooter ran from the scene and is still on the loose. […]


    Video: Florida Deputy Intentionally Crashes Patrol Car Into Ex-Wife’s Home
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 09:53 by Officer.com

    A former Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job after dash cam video released by the State Attorney’s office shows him crashing his patrol car into his ex wife’s home in Milton, Florida. […]


    Video: Florida Deputy Intentionally Crashes Patrol Car Into Ex-Wife’s Home
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 09:53 by Officer.com

    A former Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputy is out of a job after dash cam video released by the State Attorney’s office shows him crashing his patrol car into his ex wife’s home in Milton, Florida. […]


    New IACP President Announces International Trust-Building Initiative
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 08:37 by Officer.com

    LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar announced an international trust-building initiative in his opening statements after being sworn in as IACP president in Philadelphia on Tuesday. […]


    California Officers Injured in Las Vegas Mass Shooting Denied Workers’ Compensation
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 07:16 by Officer.com

    Local cities and counties are asking themselves whether they’re required or even allowed to pay to treat off-duty officers who chose independently to intervene in an out-of-state emergency. […]


    ‘We Won’t Stop Until This Monster is Found’
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 07:05 by Officer.com

    Three people were all shot dead within a mile of each other just days apart in one Tampa community and police believe their deaths are connected. […]


    Oregon Deputies Cleared in Investigation of Tipping Off ICE Agents
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 07:00 by Officer.com

    The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office cleared deputies of violating internal policies by tipping off immigration officials. […]


    Pennsylvania Police Officer Justified in Shooting of Fleeing Thief
    Posted October 25th, 2017 @ 06:55 by Officer.com

    A York City police officer was justified in shooting a drifter who was ramming the officer’s cruiser with a stolen SUV during a pursuit. […]


    1 In Custody After Pulling Gun on Deputy Near Georgia Prison
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 21:07 by POLICE Magazine

    A man is in custody after attempting to breach the perimeter of a south Georgia prison, encountering a deputy and pulling a gun on the official, according to reports. […]


    Car Auction Raises Over $1 Million for Las Vegas First Responders
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 20:54 by POLICE Magazine

    A Ford Mustang sold at an auction in Las Vegas on Saturday raised $1 million for first responders in the city. […]


    Video: FL Woman Stabs Off-Duty Deputy During Fight With Ex
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 20:38 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators released video of a woman stabbing an off-duty deputy who tried to break up a fight between the woman and her ex-boyfriend in Edgewater, FL, Saturday. […]


    Man Pulls Two Guns on Chicago Officer, Tries to Steal Duty Weapon
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 19:56 by POLICE Magazine

    A man was arrested after he fought with an officer, pulled two guns on him, then tried unsuccessfully to steal the officer’s gun on the South Side of Chicago, authorities said. […]


    SC Trooper Dies After Truck Crashes Into His Patrol Car
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 18:44 by POLICE Magazine

    A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper died Tuesday after a pickup truck crashed into his patrol car. […]


    SC trooper dies in car crash
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 16:59 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff GREENVILLE, S.C. — A trooper died Tuesday after being involved in a car crash. WSPA reported that South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Rebman was parked in an emergency lane in his patrol vehicle when a pickup truck vee… […]


    South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Dies After Patrol Car Struck
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 16:20 by Officer.com

    Trooper Daniel K. Rebman Jr. died after his cruiser was struck on Interstate 385 Tuesday. […]


    Atlanta Police Officer Talks Woman Off Interstate Overpass
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 16:10 by Officer.com

    Atlanta Police Officer Lisa McGhaw had successfully helped another person in a similar situation. […]


    Police: Body of missing toddler found, father changes story
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 15:48 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press DALLAS — The father of a missing toddler whose body was found in a culvert under a road in suburban Dallas has changed his story to say the girl didn’t wander off two weeks ago, but that she choked to death while drinking milk in the family’s garage. Richardson police said Tuesday that […]


    Suspect Arrested After Slapping Orlando Police Horse
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 15:32 by Officer.com

    Casey Waldner was arrested after being accused of slapping an Orlando police horse early Sunday. […]


    Calif. police injured in Las Vegas shooting denied workers’ comp
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 13:25 by PoliceOne

    By Jordan Graham The Orange County Register ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — As bullets rained down on a Las Vegas concert crowd earlier this month, killing dozens, many of the 200-plus Southern California police officers attending the festival shifted in… […]


    Car auction raises over $1M for Las Vegas first responders
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 13:12 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAS VEGAS — A recent car auction raised over $1 million for Las Vegas first responders. FOX News reported that the Barrett-Jackson auction was held at the Mandalay Bay hotel, where the mass shooting occurred. A blue and white 2007 Mustang Shelby GT500 that was donated by Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis was […]


    Officer talks woman out of jumping off overpass
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 13:10 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff ATLANTA — A police officer is being called a hero after saving a woman from jumping from an overpass. Officer Lisa McGhaw said she saw the woman “and immediately just jumped in and offered assistance,” according to WFMY. “I made a conscious decision to go over the ledge,” McGhaw said. “She was […]


    5 tips for taking your PD’s social media to the next level
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 13:02 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoePHILADELPHIA — Social media can be a powerful tool for police agencies to inform and connect with their community. But it’s not enough just to have a social media presence anymore – the public’s expectations a… […]


    IACP Quick Take: Getting ‘real’ with the youth about interactions with law enforcement
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoePHILADELPHIA — Forming strong relationships with the youth is a critical component of effective policing. At the 124th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) detailed a program that helps agencies foster these bonds. PARTICIPANTS Nazmia Comrie, DOJ COPS Office Dwayne Crawford, NOBLE […]


    Owed millions in back pay, Miami first responders attack mayor’s campaign
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 12:48 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy David Smiley Miami Herald MIAMI — A controversial solution employed by Miami’s mayor to solve a financial crisis that greeted him as he took office eight years ago may turn around to bite him on the way out the door. D… […]


    Calif. town repeals law prohibiting sex offenders from handing out Halloween candy
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — An ordinance protecting children from registered sex offenders on Halloween has been overturned after city council said it wouldn’t stand up against lawsuits. CBS Los Angeles repor… […]


    IACP Quick Take: How data-driven policing reduces violent crime
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 12:21 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA — In response to an increase in violent crime, the Los Angeles Police Department is using data-driven approach to policing titled Operation LASER Smart Policing Initiative. Central to the city’s approach is a situation room – a physical space that brings together crime intelligence, data […]


    Officers search cemetery for deer poachers, find ghost hunters instead
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 12:19 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation officers were searching for deer poachers in a cemetery, but instead found hunters with more of a paranormal preference. Twin Cities Pioneer Press reported that conservation offic… […]


    South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Critically Injured in Crash
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 11:40 by Officer.com

    South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel K. Rebman was critically injured after his cruiser was struck on Interstate 385 near Greenville early Tuesday morning. […]


    NYPD Officers Testify in Murder Trial of Accused Cop-Killer
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 11:35 by Officer.com

    Demetrius Blackwell is on trial for first-degree murder and attempted murder in the 2015 ambush attack that left NYPD Officer Brian Moore dead. […]


    Reward Increased for Information Into Tampa Killings
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 11:18 by Officer.com

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has increased its reward offering to up to $25,000 for information on the string of murders in Southeast Seminole Heights in Tampa. […]


    Officer rescues 7 cops stranded in Puerto Rico
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 11:13 by PoliceOne

    By Bob McGovern and Chris Villani Boston Herald HAMPDEN, Mass. — Seven stranded police officers who were suddenly booted from a humanitarian mission in Puerto Rico were scooped up by a fellow cop who coughed up $10,000 of his own money to fly the… […]


    Slain officer’s widow sues colleague that shot him
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 10:59 by PoliceOne

    By Andrew Oxford The Santa Fe New Mexican SANTA FE, N.M. — The widow of a Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputy is suing the fellow lawman who gunned him down in a Las Cruces hotel during a work-related trip in 2014 and a bar that had served the… […]


    Officers give emotional testimony about Waco shooting
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 10:53 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WACO, Texas — Two police officers gave emotional testimonies about a fatal shooting that broke out between bikers. KCEN reported that Officer Ben Rush was moved to tears when he testified in the trial against Dallas Bandido Christopher Jake Carrizal, and said he went to work that day thinking it was going […]


    Man arrested after biting, pulling 2 guns on cop
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 10:52 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff CHICAGO — A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder of a police officer after biting and pulling two guns on a cop. CBS Chicago reported that Jamie Harrison took off running after being approached by plainclothes of… […]


    Fla. police escort children to school amid serial killer fears
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 10:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Fears of a serial killer have police in Tampa escorting children to school in one neighborhood near downtown, and a city bus changed its usual route. Three people have been shot to death in the past two weeks within a 1-mile radius in the normally quiet Seminole Heights neighborhood. Police […]


    Three Philadelphia Police Officers Injured in Stunt Show Outside IACP 2017
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 08:19 by Officer.com

    Three Philadelphia Highway Patrol officers were injured during a motorcycle performance in Center City Sunday evening. […]


    New Jersey Police Officers Surprise Boy Battling Cancer
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 08:16 by Officer.com

    Camden County police officers surprised 3-year-old Ben Graham with his very own Camden County cruiser. […]


    Video: Police Officer Stops Window-Shopping Bear
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 08:13 by Officer.com

    An officer in Lake Tahoe found a large bear window-shopping late at night. Apparently a few words from the cop were all it took to keep the bear from wreaking havoc. […]


    Photo roundup: IACP 2017
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff From forward-thinking education and training sessions to the latest police technologies, the IACP conference always has a wealth of vital intel for LEOs and cool gadgets on display, and this year was no exception. Take a look at some of our photos from this year’s conference, and check out our complete coverage […]


    Tyler Technologies to Bring Public Safety Tools to Samsung Smart Watch
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Providing a wearable device helps improve access to mission-critical information for first responders without adding to the bulk of the devices they are already required to carry, the company says. […]


    Elbeco Introduces Stretch Fabric Class A Uniform
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The company says the new Reflex Uniform redefines the daily law enforcement uniform by combining Class A appearance with Class B comfort. The new Reflex Uniform is constructed of ripstop fabric with Elbeco’s fluid repelling treatment Nano Fluid. […]


    5.11 Tactical Introduces Flexible Class A Uniform
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The new Flex-Tac uniforms are made of a polyester/wool blend fabric, feature natural stretch and recovery, resist stains and odors, are fade resistant, and are machine washable. […]


    ATS Armor Shows T-Shirt Style Armor Carrier at IACP 2017
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The ATS Armor Concealable Carry Kit is a T-shirt that can accommodate hard armor plates or NIJ Level II and IIIA soft armor panels for wear under uniforms or in plain clothes. […]


    Digital Ally Introduces VuLink Pro In-Vehicle Connectivity for Body Cameras
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    Features of the new VuLink Pro include all of the capabilities of the original VuLink plus wireless transfer of digital video files. […]


    Vievu Adds Digital Ally’s Camera Auto-Activation System to Body Cameras
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    This system will allow Vievu and Digital Ally to implement a car-based auto-activation system that initiates recording on Vievu LE4 and LE5 body-worn cameras. […]


    Meggitt Introduces Portable Law Enforcement Training Simulator
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:27 by POLICE Magazine

    The FATS 100P system includes all the tools necessary to conduct accuracy or judgmental training, including a laptop computer, software, a projector, hit marker, and speakers in a portable and lightweight package. It comes in a rugged hand-carry case the size of a large range bag that allows one person easy transportation, set up and […]


    U.S. Capitol Police Officers Named Officers of the Year at IACP 2017 in Philadelphia
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:12 by Officer.com

    Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey were given the award by the International Association of Chiefs of Police for jumping into action during the June 14 rampage by James Hodgkinson that left Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise critically wounded. […]


    Massachusetts Police Officer Comes to Rescue of Cops Stranded in Puerto Rico
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    Hampden Police Officer Michael Kane, who is also a licensed pilot, spent $10,000 of his own money to fly the heroes back home. […]


    Minnesota City to Allow Police Officers to Have Facial Hair
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    The Silver Bay City Council approved a motion that would allow members of the Silver Bay Police Department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty. […]


    Judge: Accused New Orleans Cop-Killer Not Competent to Stand Trial
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    A New Orleans judge declined Monday to revisit her ruling that alleged cop killer Travis Boys is not competent to stand trial at this time. […]


    Slain New Mexico Deputy’s Widow Sues Colleague
    Posted October 24th, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    The widow of a Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputy is suing the fellow lawman who gunned him down in a Las Cruces hotel during a work-related trip in 2014. […]


    Body Cam Study Shows No Effect on Police Use of Force or Citizen Complaints
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 21:17 by POLICE Magazine

    According to a study of Washington D.C. police officers, having police officers wear body cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers’ use of force, at least in the nation’s capital. […]


    Capitol Police, Alexandria Officers Awarded ‘Officer of the Year’ Honors
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 20:22 by POLICE Magazine

    The two U.S. Capitol Police officers and three Alexandria Police Department officers who jumped into action when a gunman opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia last June were honored Sunday with a prestigious “Officer of the Year” award. […]


    OR Suspect Bites Off Tip of Deputy’s Finger
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 20:15 by POLICE Magazine

    A domestic violence suspect bit two deputies during a fight early Monday, leaving one of the deputies with a severed finger, according to the Washington County (OR) Sheriff’s Office. […]


    Video: 3 Philadelphia Officers Injured in Motorcycle Stunt Performance at IACP
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 20:05 by POLICE Magazine

    Three Philadelphia Highway Patrol officers were injured during a motorcycle performance Sunday evening as part of the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. […]


    AG Sessions, Speaking at IACP, Vows to ‘Dismantle’ International MS-13 Gang
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 19:55 by POLICE Magazine

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday formally designated the criminal gang MS-13 as a priority for federal law enforcement, vowing to use agencies ranging from the FBI to Homeland Security and the IRS to dismantle it. […]


    New Report Reveals Issue-Based and Technology-Focused Policies in LE on the Rise
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 19:32 by POLICE Magazine

    According to the State of Policy in Law Enforcement 2017 Report by PowerDMS, agencies increasingly turn to technology to keep pace with rapidly evolving landscape of policy and hold officers accountable. […]


    5.11 Donates $20,000 to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 19:16 by POLICE Magazine

    Today during the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in Philadelphia, 5.11 presented the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund with a check for $20,000 from proceeds of the sale of 5.11 Defender-Flex Pants and Jeans. […]


    DE Hospital Police Officer Dies Responding to Disorderly Patient
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 18:17 by POLICE Magazine

    Sgt. Michael Shannon Robinson, 48, suffered a fatal heart attack Oct. 12 while responding to assist nursing staff who were dealing with a disorderly and combative patient. […]


    Miami-Dade Police Director Requires Officers to Work NFL Game
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 17:28 by POLICE Magazine

    Hundreds of Miami-Dade, FL, police officers upset over Miami Dolphins NFL players protesting the National Anthem had planned a protest of their own, Sunday. However, a mandate from the police director required officers to work the game. […]


    Off-Duty Baltimore Officer Fatally Shoots Burglar in His Home
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 17:17 by POLICE Magazine

    An off-duty Baltimore police officer awakened Monday morning by an armed burglar inside his city home wrestled a gun from the man and fatally shot him with it, according to Baltimore Police. […]


    Standards for use of drones by public safety agencies released
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 16:08 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff FREDERICK, Md. — The Public Safety Aviation Accreditation Commission and the Airborne Law Enforcement Association released the final version of standards for the use of unmanned aircraft systems by public safety agencies. Accor… […]


    Sessions Targets MS-13 During Speech at IACP 2017
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 15:21 by Officer.com

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ remarks delivered at the the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference represents an extension on his months-long focus on the gang. […]


    DT Research Announces Complete Vehicle Mount Tablet Solution Purpose-built for First Responders
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 13:40 by POLICE Magazine

    DT Research, designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, today announced a complete vehicle mount tablet solution that includes a 12.5-inch Full HD display tablet (optional 4K Ultra HD) with a slim folding keyboard cradle. […]


    Video: OH Officer Shot and Killed at Domestic
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:53 by POLICE Magazine

    Girard, OH, police Officer Justin Leo, 31, was shot late Saturday night responding to a domestic and later died at the hospital. The suspect has been shot and killed […]


    IACP Quick Take: The thin blue line meets the Red Cross
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:30 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA – Recently questions have been raised about the medical response of law enforcement to subjects of officer-involved shootings (OIS) in the immediate aftermath of use-of-force encounters. A fa… […]


    Domestic violence suspect bites off tip of deputy’s finger
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:22 by PoliceOne

    By Jim Ryan The Oregonian ALOHA, Ore. — A domestic violence suspect bit two deputies during a fight early Monday, leaving one of the deputies with a severed finger, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to an Aloha-area apartment complex on a report that Erik Rodriguez-Reyes was assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, […]


    Domestic Violence Suspect Bites Off Tip of Oregon Deputy’s Finger
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    A domestic violence suspect bit two Washington County Sheriff’s deputies during a fight early Monday, leaving one of the deputies with a severed finger. […]


    Domestic Violence Suspect Bites Off Tip of Oregon Deputy’s Finger
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:15 by Officer.com

    A domestic violence suspect bit two Washington County Sheriff’s deputies during a fight early Monday, leaving one of the deputies with a severed finger. […]


    Ex-girlfriend stabs off-duty deputy, sets his house on fire
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:08 by PoliceOne

    By Tony Holt The News-Journal DAYTONA, Florida — Cliff Williams was stabbed, called a racial epithet and forced to wrestle a knife-wielding woman in his front yard while a fire was ravaging the house across the street. The Marine veteran and retired Volusia County deputy was already on a call with sheriff’s dispatch when he […]


    IACP Quick Take: How H.O.T. cops are helping the homeless 
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 12:08 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief Philadelphia, PA – The Sarasota Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team (H.O.T.) program brings together police officers and social workers to enable homeless individuals to get access to services they desperately need. The award-winning H.O.T. program has transformed the department’s relationship with homelessness and the homeless, reducing the homeless […]


    NY street named after cop who was fatally shot nearly 40 years ago
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 11:57 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A police officer that was killed nearly 40 years ago was memorialized on the street where he was shot. NY Daily News reported that the street was renamed in honor of NYPD Patrolman David Guttenberg. “Our hearts are full knowing that he has not been forgotten 39 years after […]


    10 keys to managing the narrative of a critical incident captured on body camera
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 11:38 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoePHILADELPHIA – Policy regarding the release of body camera footage to the public is a complex and hotly-debated topic with no easy answers. What is clear is the public expects to see videos of use of force incidents, and how yo… […]


    3 police officers hurt during motorcycle stunt performance
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 11:28 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff PHILADELPHIA —Three police officers were injured when they crashed into each other during a motorcycle stunt performance. ABC6 reported that the Philadelphia Highway Patrol officers were performing as part of IACP in front of hundreds of spectators when the crash occurred. The officers, whose names have not been released but […]


    Police who were shot while protecting congressman given ‘Officer of the Year’ award
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Two police officers were honored with the Officer of the Year award after jumping into action when a congressman was shot. FOX News reported that Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey we… […]


    Officers shot protecting congressman named ‘Officer of the Year’
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 11:25 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Two police officers were honored with the Officer of the Year award after jumping into action when a congressman was shot. FOX News reported that Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey we… […]


    Police chief: 911 wait times are ‘unacceptable’
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:54 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A police chief is asking city officials for additional funding in order to fix 911 wait times. KSHB.com reported that Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith called the wait times “unacceptable.” “When you call 911 in a crisis, you should get an immediate response … it’s a major […]


    Officer killed in Vegas shooting left funeral instructions: ‘Remember me for who I was’
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:47 by PoliceOne

    By David Montero Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Charleston Hartfield was a military man. A policeman. A family man. And a prepared man. So it didn’t surprise those who knew him that he had instructions — a computer file called “C… […]


    Staffing crisis prompts raises of 25 to 30 percent for San Diego police
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:36 by PoliceOne

    By David Garrick The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25 and 30 percent to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing and ballooned overtime budgets. The steep pay hikes, which also aim to help attract recruits to […]


    Police officer: Woman died after ambulance failed to show up
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:31 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — A woman died from a brain aneurysm after police officers tried to save her life when ambulances did not arrive on scene. WKBN.com reported that East Liverpool Police Department officers found the woman unresponsive in a black SUV. “She had like a deer-in-the-headlights look,” patrolman Jacob Talbott said. […]


    Serial Killer Suspected After Three People Shot to Death in Tampa
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:29 by Officer.com

    Police in Tampa, Florida say they may have a serial killer on their hands after three people were found shot to death in less than two weeks in the same neighborhood. […]


    Officer Grabs Baby Alligator With His Bare Hands Near a School
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:20 by Officer.com

    A Florida cop was recently seen wading into a flooded yard to wrangle a gator in viral video that has his colleagues calling him “Crocodile Hunter.” […]


    Police officer dies in off-duty vehicle crash
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:17 by PoliceOne

    By Jared Boyd Alabama Media Group MOBILE, Ala. — Mobile County Police Chief Lawrence Battiste addressed the public on Thursday afternoon to speak about the legacy of a treasured officer within his department, Sergeant Jeremy Franks. Battiste confirmed Franks died from injuries sustained in a Thursday morning traffic accident. The accident took place in the […]


    Border Patrol K-9 Sniffs Out Drugs Inside Stuffed Toy Dog
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 10:15 by Officer.com

    It took the well-trained nose of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection canine to sniff that something was amiss with a plush toy dog at a California immigration checkpoint. […]


    Police: Hawaii thieves targeting cans of Spam
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HONOLULU — Cans of Spam have become a common item that’s being stolen from Honolulu stores and then sold on the streets for quick cash, according to authorities. Ra Long, who owns a convenience store in the city, said shoplifters have typically targeted alcohol in the past, but recently more cans of Spam […]


    The Next-Generation of Firearms Training Simulators
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    Designing a firearms training simulator to be portable, affordable, capable, and easy. […]


    Prohands Tactical – The Ultimate Training Tool For Handgun Accuracy
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:53 by Officer.com

    Train your entire hand, wrist & forearm to lock on the target. Laser provides immediate feedback. Spring-loaded pistons strengthen individual fingers, Improves accuracy and control, and develops muscle memory and dexterity. […]


    Prohands Tactical – The Ultimate Training Tool For Handgun Accuracy
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:53 by Officer.com

    Train your entire hand, wrist & forearm to lock on the target. Laser provides immediate feedback. Spring-loaded pistons strengthen individual fingers, Improves accuracy and control, and develops muscle memory and dexterity. […]


    New FBI Director Touts Importance of Partnerships With Local Police at IACP 2017
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:22 by Officer.com

    FBI Director Christopher Wray spoke at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Philadelphia Sunday about his goals for the agency and the importance of working hand-in-hand with local law enforcement agencies. […]


    Attorney General Promises to Work With Law Enforcement in War on Crime
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:15 by Officer.com

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised law enforcement officials at IACP 2017 in Philadelphia on Saturday to work with them to target the most violent offenders and help reduce crime. […]


    Philadelphia Police Officers Injured in Clash With Protesters During IACP 2017
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:05 by Officer.com

    One of the officers was treated for an injury to his nose, the other for minor injuries to his leg. […]


    FBI Report: Officer Line of Duty Deaths Increased in 2016
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 06:00 by Officer.com

    A total of 118 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2016, compared to 86 killed in 2015. […]


    Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Are On the Rise
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 05:55 by Officer.com

    Reported assaults on Border Patrol agents nationwide are up by 67 percent so far this year. […]


    Puerto Rico Police Officers Struggle to Contain Crime After Hurricane Maria
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 05:45 by Officer.com

    Hurricane Maria ripped apart daily life in Puerto Rico but it hasn’t stopped the crime that has long plagued the poverty-stricken island. […]


    Off-Duty Florida Reserve Deputy Stabbed; Woman in Custody
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 05:30 by Officer.com

    Volusia County Reserve Deputy Cliff Williams was stabbed, called a racial epithet and forced to wrestle a knife-wielding woman in his front yard. […]


    Staffing Crises Prompts San Diego Police to Boost Pay
    Posted October 23rd, 2017 @ 04:50 by Officer.com

    San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25 and 30 percent to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing and ballooned overtime budgets. […]


    Ohio Police Officer Fatally Shot Responding to Domestic Incident
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 15:11 by Officer.com

    Girard Police Officer Justin Leo died while in surgery at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. […]


    IACP Quick Take: Why the fight against the opioid crisis can’t stop with naloxone
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 14:01 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoePHILADELPHIA — America is in the midst of an opioid crisis, and police officers are on the front line of the epidemic. Agencies are increasingly outfitting their officers with the overdose reversal drug naloxone, but that&rsquo… […]


    IACP Quick Take: How to attract diverse candidates to your agency
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 13:49 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoePHILADELPHIA — Diversity in your police force is a crucial component to a successful agency, but when it’s already a challenge to fill the ranks, attracting female and minority applicants requires a smart and innovative a… […]


    IACP Quick Take: Why local beats viral when building a social media strategy
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA — Generating local and relevant content that engages your community is the key to a successful police social media program. During their session at the 124th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Parker (Colo.) Police Department Professional Standards Commander Chris Peters and PIO Josh Hans […]


    IACP Quick Take: Why local beats viral when building a social media strategy
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA — Generating local and relevant content that engages your community is the key to a successful police social media program. During their session at the 124th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Parker (Colo.) Police Department Professional Standards Commander Chris Peters and PIO Josh Hans […]


    IACP Quick Take: Why local beats viral when building a social media strategy
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 13:26 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA — Generating local and relevant content that engages your community is the key to a successful police social media program. During their session at the 124th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Parker (Colo.) Police Department Professional Standards Commander Chris Peters and PIO Josh Hans […]


    IACP Quick Take: Oregon’s approach to addressing mental health and crisis response
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 13:04 by PoliceOne

    By Nancy Perry, PoliceOne Editor in Chief PHILADELPHIA — More than four million residents call Oregon home. Sadly thousands within the state live with some form of mental illness. Police have been interacting with people in crisis for decades but never before has there been so much attention to how, when and why. The Oregon […]


    Man with knife injures 4 people in Munich; arrest made
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 11:03 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BERLIN — A man with a knife attacked four people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. A suspect was arrested a few hours later, and authorities were working to determine whether he was the assailant. Police received initial reports of an attack in the Haidhausen area, just east of downtown […]


    Ohio officer fatally shot at domestic dispute call
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 10:36 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press GIRARD, Ohio — An Ohio police officer has been fatally shot while responding to a domestic dispute in the northeast part of the state. Authorities say 31-year-old Girard police officer Justin Leo was shot just after 10 p.m. Saturday as he and another officer approached the door of a home and the suspect […]


    Police find ‘troubling’ weapons stash during child pornography search
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 08:30 by PoliceOne

    By Sara Nealeigh The Bradenton Herald DUNEDIN, Fla. — Photographs of schools, three bomb devices, guns and books on how to make explosives were found in a Dunedin man’s home Wednesday, officials report. Deputies with the Pinellas County She… […]


    Police department rallies behind fallen officer’s widow who lost her husband, father and son
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Perry A. Farrell Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Last Oct. 28, Sacha Jarrett kissed her husband of 17 years, Corp. Myron A. Jarrett, goodbye. She told him she loved him and said she’d see him later. She didn’t know that the man she’d loved since their days at Detroit Southeastern High School, the father […]


    Minn. police officer arrested for threatening to shoot sister-in-law
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Sarah Horner Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minneapolis police officer threatened to hide in the bushes and shoot his sister-in-law, authorities say. James John Lopez, 55, was charged Friday with one count of felony-level threats of violenc… […]


    Former Hawaii police chief, wife indicted in corruption probe
    Posted October 22nd, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police chief who retired amid a federal investigation into department-wide corruption and his prosecutor wife were indicted and then arrested by U.S. authorities Friday. Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine, surrendered outside their home, Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Wheat, a special prosecutor from San Diego, told The Associated […]


    Law Enforcement’s New, Converged Single-band Radio
    Posted October 21st, 2017 @ 09:00 by Officer.com

    By leveraging upon input from public safety professionals, the company launches the XL-185P single-band radio as well as the Underwriters Laboratory Certified intrinsically safe XL-185Pi and XL-200Pi for operations in hazardous environments.Read more… […]


    Minn. police department approves groomed facial hair
    Posted October 21st, 2017 @ 08:30 by PoliceOne

    By Jamey Malcomb Lake County News-Chronicle SILVER BAY, Minn. — The Silver Bay City Council approved a motion that would allow members of the Silver Bay Police Department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty. Police Chief Doug Frericks was unable to attend the meeting, but approved of the proposal and officers Cole Ernest […]


    Police: Newborn’s dad sells heroin in maternity ward
    Posted October 21st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Peirce Tribune-Review GREENSBURG, Pa. — A traffic stop on North Main Street in Greensburg Thursday led city police to the maternity ward at Excela Health Westmoreland hospital where they arrested a Latrobe man for selling heroin with his newborn in the room. Cody R. Hulse, 25, was arraigned Friday morning on charges of […]


    Mich. State Police director’s pay docked after Facebook post
    Posted October 21st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    By Paul Egan and Kathleen Gray Detroit Free Press LANSING — The director of the Michigan State Police, Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue, will be docked five days of pay for violating the department’s social media policy with a controversial Facebook post that castigated NFL players who sit or kneel during the pre-game national anthem, Gov. […]


    Experts: Hard for jurors to convict when cops are on trial
    Posted October 21st, 2017 @ 08:00 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — The hard-won conviction of a white former Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot his daughter’s unarmed black boyfriend shows the difficulty prosecutors have in convincing jurors to put someone who carries a badge and a gun behind bars, legal experts said Thursday. A fourth jury convicted 57-year-old ex-Tulsa officer Shannon […]


    Video: MN Officer Protected Country Star’s Bar During Vegas Massacre
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 20:37 by POLICE Magazine

    Minneapolis Park Police Officer Justin Brown was off-duty visiting a Las Vegas bar during his honeymoon Oct. 1 when the Las Vegas concert shooting began. He did what he could to help protect people from any possible attacks at his location. […]


    Video: KY Deputy Uses Car Jack to Free Teen Trapped Under Vehicle
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 20:20 by POLICE Magazine

    A sheriff’s deputy used a car jack to rescue a teen who was trapped under a car after being struck while skateboarding in Hebron, KY. […]


    Federal Judge Refuses to Erase Joe Arpaio’s Conviction Despite Trump Pardon
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:52 by POLICE Magazine

    A federal judge on Thursday shot down former sheriff Joe Arpaio’s bid to sweep his criminal record clean. […]


    Staffing Crisis Prompts Raises of 25 to 30 Percent for San Diego Police
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:47 by POLICE Magazine

    San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25% and 30% to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing, and ballooned overtime budgets. […]


    Michigan State Police Director Loses Pay for Facebook Post on NFL Protests
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:42 by POLICE Magazine

    The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,” Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday.. […]


    Video: Police Say Las Vegas Safer After Operation Cripples Area Gang
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:29 by POLICE Magazine

    Las Vegas-area police and federal law enforcement agencies have crippled a longtime area gang, indicting most of its members in a state racketeering case, the first in Nevada targeting an entire organization, authorities said. […]


    Motorcade for Vegas Officer Killed at Concert Passes Shooting Site
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:13 by POLICE Magazine

    Traffic on the Las Vegas Strip paused for a moment Friday as a blocks-long police motorcade passed the site where an off-duty officer was among 58 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. […]


    TN Deputy ‘OK’ After Being Dragged During Bust
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 19:10 by POLICE Magazine

    Hamblen County, TN, Deputy Bradley Gilmer, a narcotics investigator, escaped injury Thursday after he was dragged for about 30 feet down South Cumberland Street by an alleged crystal-meth dealer who was making an impromptu, high-speed getaway, authorities say. […]


    Philadelphia Officer Hurt in Vehicle Collision
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 18:55 by POLICE Magazine

    Philadelphia police are investigating a crash involving a police SUV in the city’s Germantown section. […]


    Defense Technology Introduces 40mm Blunt Impact Projectile Collapsible Gel Rounds
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 18:20 by POLICE Magazine

    Defense Technology, a brand of The Safariland Group, has announced the release of its 40mm Blunt Impact Projectile (BIP) Collapsible Gel Rounds. […]


    Alabama Cop Killer Curses State, Raises Middle Fingers During Execution
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 18:03 by POLICE Magazine

    A man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 was put to death Thursday by lethal injection. He raised his middle fingers before he died. […]


    IACP 2017 Set to Open in Philadelphia
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 15:06 by Officer.com

    Tens of thousands of police officers and dozens of top law enforcement officials will convene in Philadelphia this weekend for the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Conference. […]


    Detroit Police Rally Around Fallen Officer’s Widow
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 15:00 by Officer.com

    Detroit Police Corp. Myron A. Jarrett was killed by a hit and run driver while on duty a year ago. […]


    Alabama Dispatchers Played Vital Role After Shooting of Police Officer
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 14:20 by Officer.com

    It was a normal call, right up to when a Prattville police officer was shot. […]


    Suspect in New Orleans Officer’s Death Declared Incompetent for Trial
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 13:56 by POLICE Magazine

    A man on trial in the death of a New Orleans police officer was declared incompetent to stand trial Thursday — a day after he smuggled feces into the courtroom and smeared them on his face and mouth during jury selection. […]


    FN Issues Mandatory Safety Recall of All FN M249S Rifles
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 13:48 by POLICE Magazine

    FN America, LLC, announced Friday the mandatory recall of certain FN M249S semi-automatic, belt-fed rifles in both standard and PARA configurations. FN is instructing customers to discontinue use of these rifles immediately and return affected products to FN directly for installation of a new hammer group, at no cost. […]


    Distraction in the Patrol Car
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 13:45 by Officer.com

    Technology behind the wheel allows law enforcement to do their jobs efficiently, but at what point does it become a distraction? […]


    A Lack of Candidates — Qualified or Not
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 13:29 by Officer.com

    In my current residence of Idaho, some LE agencies are having trouble filling vacant positions. One county sheriff’s department told the Moscow-Pullman Daily News that things have gotten so bad for them that during a three-week period in which the… […]


    Police Officer Gives His Biggest Fan a Special Gift
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 13:03 by Officer.com

    Charlotte Police Officer Alex Milhazes shared a video of the 25-year-old jumping for joy at being given a special collection of pretend equipment. […]


    Man Gets Ticket for ‘Driving Like a Grandpa’ in Surprise Baby Announcement
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:50 by Officer.com

    Instead of a ticket, a soon-to-be grandfather was handed a sonogram when he was stopped while driving. […]


    Study: Body cams have no effect on police use of force
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:50 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Body cameras have no impact on an officers’ use of force or citizen complaints, according to a recent study. NPR reported that the Metropolitan Police Department conducted a study before rolling out a huge camera program amongst their department of around 2,600 officers. “We found essentially that we could not […]


    Bank robber distracts police with fake ‘bomb’
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A bank robber tried to distract cops by placing a fake bomb at one bank so he could rob another, according to police. NY Post reported that Anthony Bari left a gift-wrapped, hard plastic case with a note at a Citiban… […]


    Woman makes ‘Sorry I tried to bite you’ cake for cop
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:41 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff LAKE CHARLES, La. — A woman who was arrested after a wine tasting got the best of her apologized to a police officer with a cake. UPI reported that Celina Dally presented a cookie cake with the words “Sorry I tried to bite you” to Officer Guillory after she was arrested for […]


    Adorable Puppy Kicked Out of CIA’s Bomb-Sniffing Program
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:40 by Officer.com

    Lulu, an adorable black Labrador with a nose better suited to sniffing out treats than explosives, was let go from a CIA training program after refusing to work. […]


    Ex-deputy who shot unarmed man released early from prison 
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:10 by PoliceOne

    Tim Talley Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — A white former Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot an unarmed black man in 2015 when he mistook his firearm for a stun gun was released from prison Thursday after serving less than half of his four-year sentence. Family members of the slain man, Eric Harris, said they […]


    St. Louis police say their protest response was lawful and appropriate
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:01 by PoliceOne

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — During the second day of federal court testimony over how police responded to protests, police officials denied violating the rights of protesters or others, and said that their orders to disperse “unlawf… […]


    5.11 Rolls Out a New Range of Boots for this Season
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 12:00 by POLICE Magazine

    5.11 Tactical introduces new boots this season with loads of features for all conditions. […]


    Off-duty deputy intervenes, fires gun in domestic dispute incident
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 11:30 by PoliceOne

    By Lauren Foreman The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Authorities are looking for a man after a domestic dispute in northwest Atlanta Thursday morning prompted an off-duty sheriff’s deputy to intervene and fire his gun. No one was hi… […]


    State trooper under fire for playing rap song over police radio
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 11:22 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff NEW YORK — A state trooper sparked two investigations and angered police officers by transmitting a raunchy rap song over police radios. NY Daily News reported that the 1996 rap song “Put It in Your Mouth” by Akinye… […]


    Ala. cop killer ‘defiant’ before his execution
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 10:02 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press ATMORE, Ala. — A convicted cop killer who sued Alabama over its lethal injection method was put to death, but not before he cursed at the state and said: “I hate you.” As the procedure began Thursday night, Torrey Twane McNabb, 40, raised both of his middle fingers in a show of defiance. […]


    Robbery suspect arrested after leaving his wallet at scene of crime
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:52 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Police in New Jersey have arrested a robbery suspect who they say left his wallet behindat the scene of the crime. Officials responded to an alarm at Mavis Discount Tire in Fair Lawn early Thursday and found a b… […]


    Wisconsin Police: Officers Should Exhaust All Options Before Using a Gun
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:35 by Officer.com

    The change has been lauded by both a police union official and an attorney who has sued the city over the issue. […]


    Michigan State Police Director Docked Pay Over Facebook Post
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:30 by Officer.com

    Michigan State Police Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue will be docked five days of pay for violating the department’s social media policy. […]


    ATS Armor Receives Full Deployment Order from Miami-Dade PD for Type III Ballistic Shields
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:26 by POLICE Magazine

    ATS Armor LLC has announced a full deployment order for 200 NIJ Type III rifle shields received from the Miami-Dade (FL) Police Department. […]


    Off-Duty Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Intervenes in Domestic Dispute
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:25 by Officer.com

    Authorities are looking for a man after a domestic dispute in northwest Atlanta Thursday morning prompted an off-duty sheriff’s deputy to intervene and fire his gun. […]


    Fugitive Surrenders After Michigan Police Get 1,000 Facebook Shares of His Photo
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:20 by Officer.com

    The fugitive with the alias “Champagne Torino” promised on Facebook for all the world to see: He’d turn himself in to police in suburban Detroit if the cops’ post of his “wanted” photo got 1,000 shares. […]


    San Francisco Police Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 09:15 by Officer.com

    The May 2016 shooting prompted the resignation of Police Chief Greg Suhr. […]


    Cop-Killer Put to Death in 1997 Slaying of Alabama Police Officer
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:08 by Officer.com

    Torrey McNabb was executed on Thursday for murder of Montgomery Cpl. Anderson Gordon III. […]


    Will Axon Citizen take the chaos out of crowdsourcing?
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeIt goes without saying that the smartphone has had a major impact on law enforcement investigations. Police agencies are increasingly relying on photos and videos captured by the public to aid in both large- and small-scale cases. Bu… […]


    New hemorrhage control simulator for active shooter training to debut at IACP
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff Operative Experience has announced a new full-body manikin for tactical medical training in active shooter and disaster scenarios. The Tactical Hemorrhage Control Trainer (THCT) is made of soft tissue and designed … […]


    Coban’s new dash cam uses AI to spot suspects in real-time
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Cole ZercoeBy PoliceOne Staff Coban has announced a new dash camera that uses artificial intelligence to help cops spot suspects in real-time. From BOLOs to Amber Alerts, the Coban Focus H1 in-car camera – which uses a video analytics platform designed by tech giant NVIDIA – can ID vehicles and other objects live from […]


    Policing Matters Podcast: Are there too many specialized positions in LE?
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie&lt;!–cke_bookmark_106S–&gt;&lt;!–cke_bookmark_106E–&gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_385S–&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;!–cke_bookmark_385E–&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; Download this week’s episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed A few weeks ago, an article called “The ‘SWAT nod’: How to tell other cops what your duty assignment is without saying a word” ran on PoliceOne. It was essentially a list of how to make it clear […]


    How FirstNet will make mobile officer programs a reality
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Jeff King The use of technology is not new to the average law enforcement officer on the street. From the first hand-held radios to today’s mobile data terminals, police officers have relied on technology for years to help with a wide range of policing activities — from investigations and […]


    How a ‘bleed-safe’ community can help during an active violence event
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy Joshua Bobko, MD, Chief Robert B. Wylie (ret), BS, EFO,EMT-T, William Harris, NREMT-P, & R. Todd Baldridge, MS, NREMT-P On October 1, America was thrust into an era of fear and uncertainty not seen since Septemb… […]


    Vievu announces new LE5 body camera, mounting system
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    Author: Jim Dudley and Doug WyllieBy PoliceOne Staff Safariland Vievu has launched the latest model of its line of body-worn cameras. The LE5 includes three different field of views that can be changed by the device’s wearer – 95 degrees, 7… […]


    P1 Photo of the Week: Women in blue
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 06:20 by PoliceOne

    Author: PoliceOne Members Sgt. Nick Al-Moghrabi with the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department in Wisconsin sent in this photo of a group of women in blue proudly representing the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department, City of Hayward PD and LCO Tribal PD. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in action or training. Submit a […]


    Kustom Signals Announces Preview of New Eagle 3 Radar at IACP
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 05:03 by POLICE Magazine

    Kustom Signals Inc. will be offering a sneak peak of a new Radar at IACP. Eagle 3 Directional Radar offers front and rear scanning mode in an extremely small mounted radar. […]


    Hurst Launches New Jaws of Life Website
    Posted October 20th, 2017 @ 04:41 by POLICE Magazine

    Hurst Jaws of Life Inc., a global manufacturer of rescue tools, has launched a new website to provide dealers and end users with robust resources, time-saving features, and an immersive Hurst Jaws of Life experience. […]


    Thomson Reuters Clear, Forensic Logic/Coplink Plan Data Alliance
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 20:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Thomson Reuters Clear and Forensic Logic/Coplink announced their intention to integrate their respective information and analysis capabilities to provide expansive information access to law enforcement professionals across the United States. […]


    Thomson Reuters CLEAR, Forensic Logic/Coplink Plan Data Alliance
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 20:49 by POLICE Magazine

    Thomson Reuters CLEAR and Forensic Logic/Coplink announced their intention to integrate their respective information and analysis capabilities to provide expansive information access to law enforcement professionals across the United States. […]


    World’s first smart police station opens in Dubai
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 19:06 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff Technology collaborations are helping communities tackle key challenges such as reducing traffic congestion, fostering economic growth and managing environmental impacts, improving the delivery of municipal services and making our ci… […]


    Safariland Unveils New Liberator Tactical Communication Headsets, Liberator IV and V
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 18:15 by POLICE Magazine

    Safariland, a brand of The Safariland Group, has introduced the U.S.-designed and manufactured Liberator IV and Liberator V advanced single and dual communications headsets. […]


    CBP Awards $16.5 Million Density Meter Contract to CSECO
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 17:50 by POLICE Magazine

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has selected Campbell/Harris Security Equipment Company (CSECO) as the sole provider of contraband detectors (Density Meters) to its hundreds of customs officers for the next five years. […]


    WI Agency’s Policy Requires Officers to “Exhaust” Other Options Before Using Guns
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    The Madison (WI) Police Department has updated its guide on the use of deadly force, instructing officers to exhaust other options before using a gun. […]


    Research Finds Mass Killings Are Not on the Rise
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Research by a University of Illinois professor has revealed that contrary to what many people think, mass murders are not on the rise in the United States. […]


    Video: CA Bicycle Officer Hit by SUV, Critically Injured
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A San Francisco bicycle officer was critically injured Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. when he was struck by an SUV. A suspect was taken into custody hours later. […]


    Video: TN Firearms Instructor Accidentally Shot During Training
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A Jackson (TN) Police Department Firearms Instructor who was injured when he was accidentally shot by another officer during training has been treated and released from Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, according to Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser. […]


    Iowa Volunteer Hired as Digital Forensics Specialist After Helping Solve Cold Case
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Investigators were looking into the November 2012 mysterious disappearance of Cari Farver. She disappeared and was never seen again, but her family and friends kept receiving bizarre texts, emails and social media posts. […]


    Details of How Buffalo Police Diver Died Begin to Emerge, Investigation Under Way
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    Officer Lehner was alone in the river during an underwater recovery training session when the tender cable that connected him to colleagues on land became snagged on an unknown object, three police sources said Wednesday. […]


    Video: NC Officers Kill Suspect After Wild Chase in 2 States and 3 Counties
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 16:24 by POLICE Magazine

    A wild police chase that spanned across the North Carolina and South Carolina state lines and across three counties Thursday morning ended with the suspect being shot and killed by police during a gunfight, police say. […]


    Dallas officials reassure city that 911 problems are fixed
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 14:15 by PoliceOne

    By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — Dallas officials ensured the city that the 911 issues are fixed and no other problems will happen again. FOX4 News reported that Assistant Dallas Police Department Chief David Pughes said the department is working hard to make sure first responders are able to get to calls quickly. The promise comes […]


    Robbers with hunting knives demand $1 from store, then flee
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 14:10 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press BROCKTON, Mass. — Two young men made an unusually small request as they robbed a store in Massachusetts by demanding a single dollar in their robbery. Police say two men entered the Brockton Market and Deli around lunchtime Tuesd… […]


    Mass. coffee shop closes after anti-police post
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 14:07 by PoliceOne

    Associated Press LYNN, Mass. — The owner of a Massachusetts coffee shop says she’s closing her business because of the firestorm created when her daughter, the store’s manager, made anti-police comments on Facebook. The owner of the year-old White Rose Coffeehouse in Lynn tells The Daily Item she is closing “so I can stop being […]


    Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 13:59 by PoliceOne

    By Juliet Linderman and Matthew Barakat Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman’s explosive temper that he brought it up in church prayer sessions. Bayarsaikhan Tudev was one of three people shot and killed […]


    Cop sues Ford, alleges Explorer carbon monoxide leak caused nerve damage
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:46 by PoliceOne

    By Nolan Hicks Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — An Austin police officer and his wife are suing Ford Motor Co., alleging that its Explorer SUV’s flawed exhaust system led to the officer’s carbon monoxide poisoning and subsequ… […]


    Suspect arrested after SFPD officer on bike is hit, critically injured
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:42 by PoliceOne

    By Vivian Ho and Annie Ma San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police officer on bicycle patrol three blocks from City Hall was critically injured Wednesday by a suspect in a gun-related case who ran him down in a sport utility… […]


    Vigilant Solutions Introduces Ballistics Analysis Tool
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:19 by POLICE Magazine

    BallisticSearch includes portable image capture hardware, cartridge case capture software and ballistics comparison technology. The solution enables agencies to quickly compare evidence from crime scenes to help generate more investigative leads, and potentially identify more suspects and the firearms they use. […]


    Kustom Signals to Show Body-Worn Camera System with Holster Activation at 2017 IACP
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:19 by POLICE Magazine

    The Yardarm Holster Aware sensor immediately alerts the Vantage body-worn camera when an officer’s weapon is unholstered. The camera automatically begins recording, and if configured to do so, unholstering by one officer can also trigger the camera of their partner for additional video angles. […]


    Vievu Introduces the ClipLock Universal Body-Worn Camera Mounting System
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:19 by POLICE Magazine

    Based on input from law enforcement officers throughout the U.S., Safariland Vievu designed the ClipLock mounting system to allow officers to switch body-camera mounts without having to use any tools. By using this improved attachment system, officers now have more options when mounting their Safariland VIEVU body-worn camera. The ClipLock system can be used on […]


    Axon Creates New Public Evidence Submission Portal for U.S. Law Enforcement
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:19 by POLICE Magazine

    With the increasing prevalence of photos and video recordings being captured on mobile devices, Axon Citizen enables law enforcement agencies to securely receive and manage community submissions relating to a specific crime. […]


    Axon Creates New Public Evidence Submission Portal for U.S. Law Enforcement
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 12:19 by POLICE Magazine

    With the increasing prevalence of photos and video recordings being captured on mobile devices, Axon Citizen enables law enforcement agencies to securely receive and manage community submissions relating to a specific crime. […]


    L-Tron Announces Fall 4910LR DL Reader Promos
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 10:26 by Officer.com

    L-Tron is pleased to announce two new promotions for Law Enforcement Officers. […]


    L-Tron Announces Fall 4910LR DL Reader Promos
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 10:26 by Officer.com

    L-Tron is pleased to announce two new promotions for Law Enforcement Officers. […]


    Wis. city: Officers should exhaust all options before using gun
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:59 by PoliceOne

    The Wisconsin State Journal MADISON, Wis. — The Madison Police Department has updated its guide on the use of deadly force, instructing officers to exhaust other options before using a gun in a change lauded by both a police union official and an… […]


    No charges filed in OIS that prompted resignation of SF police chief
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:49 by PoliceOne

    Vivian Ho San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón declined to file charges Wednesday against a city police officer whose fatal shooting of a car-theft suspect in the Bayview neighborhood in May… […]


    Pa. union alleges ‘witch hunt’ after officer’s firing
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:38 by PoliceOne

    Bob Kalinowski And Steve Mocarsky The Citizens’ Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. WILKES-BARRE — Officer Dan Duffy, vice president of the city police union that has been in a heated battle with department leadership and the mayor, was fired Wednesday. Duffy, a former Scranton police chief who also served as director of the police academy at Lackawanna […]


    Accused cop killer smears feces on himself, court proceedings halted for the day
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:29 by PoliceOne

    The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. NEW ORLEANS — Jury selection for the trial of alleged cop killer Travis Boys came to a dramatic halt Wednesday afternoon when Boys suddenly smeared feces over his head and face, to the shock of those in the courtroom. Boys faces a charge of first-degree murder for shooting to death […]


    New Orleans police to carry naloxone, hailed as ‘miracle drug’
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:22 by PoliceOne

    Jim Mustian The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La. NEW ORLEANS — As New Orleans grapples with a scourge of drug-related deaths, city leaders announced Wednesday that police officers soon will begin carrying naloxone, an opiate antidote that has been hailed as a miracle drug for its ability to prevent fatal overdoses. The move is part of […]


    Naval Veteran Marc Scheipe Named to Lead TargetSolutions
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:06 by Officer.com

    Scheipe Brings More Than 20 Years’ Experience Strengthening Software Services for Existing Customers and Expanding Into New Markets […]


    Faster Ballistics Analysis Now Available for Agencies of All Sizes with Vigilant Solutions’ New Product, BallisticSearch™
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 09:02 by Officer.com

    BallisticSearch compares cartridge cases in minutes to eliminate comparison backlogs, compare and connect more cases, and identify more suspects […]


    Man convicted in plot to behead blogger over cartoon contest
    Posted October 19th, 2017 @ 07:00 by PoliceOne

    By Alanna Durkin Richer Associated Press BOSTON — A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to […]


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