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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Dep. Sheldon Whiteman had just joined the pursuit when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the wood line. According to Sheriff Nobles, Whiteman's car traveled an estimated 100 feet before coming to a stop.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
The man accused of killing an officer with the Fort Myers Police Department has been found to be competent to stand trial.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An officer with the San Diego Police Department who is preparing to retire from nearly two decades of service to her community was given the opportunity this week to add an unusual garment to her duty uniform—the "caddy bib" for none other than PGA legend Tiger Woods.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An officer with the Lexington (KY) Police Department enlisted the assistance of a local resident in helping a deer trapped in a swimming pool to safety and onto solid ground. Video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An officer with the Costa Mesa Police Department who was responding to an emergency call collided with another motorist at an intersection on Thursday morning.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An officer with the Kingston (PA) Police Department fired a single shot at a man who appeared to be armed with a gun and was approaching paramedics who had responded to a call of a medical emergency on Thursday morning.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An officer with the Prince George's County Police Department was directing traffic at the scene of a vehicle collision early Thursday morning when a passing motorist struck him.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
An off-duty officer with the Manitowoc Police Department is being credited with helping to save the life of a man who was slumped over in his car in the middle of an intersection.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Even the most compliant arrestee can become violent, and you have to use proper control tactics, just in case.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Officers and agencies have to be willing to rethink firearms training to gain the benefits of adding optics to duty handguns.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Here are some suggestions for updating your shooting facilities to enhance training.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Motorola Solutions' APX Next P25 radio features a touch interface and voice interaction to make communication safer and easier.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A New Jersey officer found and rescued a suicidal woman who survived an overnight leap from a bridge and suffered serious injuries.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A Florida deputy was conducting his normal duties in the jail Tuesday morning when he was punched in the face multiple times by a 38-year-old inmate, the agency says.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A bill meant to lift police residency requirements for officers in the city of St. Louis was expanded by lawmakers Tuesday night to include all Missouri municipalities, despite opposition from Kansas City.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A New York state trooper was injured Wednesday morning while investigating a crash on the Onondaga Lake Parkway.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday that he has appointed 18 law enforcement officials to the newly created Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.