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Author: Richard Fairburn Up until a few years ago, the FBI broke down police ambush killing category of its Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) statistics into two categories: entrapment/premeditated and unprovoked attacks. Now,
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Associated Press PRINCETON, N.J. — Princeton, New Jersey, police are trying to ease fears after some people raised concerns about a patrol vehicle that has ICE on its door. ICE is the acronym for the
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Associated Press CINCINNATI — Cincinnati officials are calling for changes to police policy after an officer used a stun gun on an 11-year-old Ohio girl who was suspected of shoplifting. Cincinnati's vice mayor has proposed
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Flanked by dozens who lost loved ones in the line of duty, the NYPD Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association called on the state to revise parole guidelines so those convicted of killing officers are no longer eligible
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Santa Ana Officer Luis Galeana knew he couldn’t get to the suspect in time. The parolee, wanted for trying to run over a cop, had just crashed into multiple vehicles and violently carjacked a woman
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Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A police officer is recovering from injuries suffered during an exchange of gunfire outside a Waffle House in northeastern Florida. Officer William Eierman is in stable condition at a hospital
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Associated Press TAOS, N.M. — Prosecutors say in court documents that the father of a missing Georgia boy was training children at a New Mexico compound to commit school shootings. The documents filed Wednesday say
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Updated at 6:46 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, with more information. Times Free Press file photo/ Major Tommy Bradford walks with his son, Aidan Bradford, after finishing his first day of Pre-Kindergarten class in
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Associated Press ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A police officer was charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a man reported to have been hanging on or jumping on moving cars near a Pennsylvania amusement
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Associated Press CHICAGO — Chicago officials announced Tuesday hundreds of additional police officers will be deployed to city neighborhoods where a burst of gun violence over the weekend left at least 11 people dead and
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Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — A gunman opened fire on two New Jersey police officers while they were sitting in their vehicle at a red light Tuesday night, wounding them in what authorities are calling
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Body-worn camera systems offer many benefits to police departments, not least of which is their value as a training tool. Post-hoc review of new officer (or cadet) behavior during recorded encounters provides immediate feedback, including
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By PoliceOne Staff YONKERS, NY – An officer made a daring rescue after she witnessed a boy jump off an overpass. According to the Rockland/Westchester Journal News, Officer Jessie Ferreira was driving to work on
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By David BoroffNew York Daily News SACRAMENTO — Black Lives Matter protesters harassed a Sacramento police officer linked to the Stephon Clark shooting on the day of his wedding, a video shows. "I just wondered
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By Keri Blakinger and Yi Chin LeHouston Chronicle BAYTOWN, Texas — The Baytown police officer who disappeared last week was found dead from an apparent suicide early Tuesday in a grassy field, authorities said. John
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By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — Final rules for a federal grant program that will help emergency call centers upgrade to Next Generation 911 capabilities have been announced. The 911 Grant Program was launched by the
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By Alanna Durkin RicherAssociated Press BOSTON — William Gross was sworn in Monday as Boston's first black police commissioner, pledging to create a more inclusive and diverse department and prioritize officer well-being. Calling it a
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By Michael Tarm Associated Press CHICAGO — At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of violence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President
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Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A man who apparently mistakenly thought his home was being broken into opened fire on police as they sought to serve an arrest warrant for his grandson, critically wounding one officer
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Sponsored by Motorola Solutions PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff Police officers like having access to the latest technology. They like it even more when all that technology works together seamlessly. (photo/Motorola Solutions) Related articles Too often, officers
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By PoliceOne Staff OC87 Recovery Diaries is an interactive website that features stories of mental health, empowerment and change. In the third of a three-part series with first responders titled “Beneath the Vest: Conversations about
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By PoliceOne Staff OC87 Recovery Diaries is an interactive website that features stories of mental health, empowerment and change. In the third of a three-part series with first responders titled “Beneath the Vest: Conversations about
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Time is not on the side of anti-police politicians and activists. The recent flurry of cries for tightened use of force rules and increased prosecution of police officers is facing the results of the demands
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By Ashley RemkusAlabama Media Group HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A Huntsville police officer has been indicted on a murder charge for the fatal shooting of a 49-year-old man during a mental health call. Officer William Darby,
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By Alyson WardHouston Chronicle BAYTOWN, Texas — An active-duty Baytown police officer has been missing since Thursday, the Chambers County Sheriff's Office reports. John Stewart Beasley, 46, has not been seen since he walked away
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By Reuven BlauNew York Daily News NEW YORK CITY — The NYPD’s counterterrorism chief called the possibility of 3D-printed weapons “truly unbelievable.” “This is just insanity,” John Miller told John Catsimatidis on his Sunday AM
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Associated Press TITUSVILLE, Fla. — A bystander who was lawfully carrying a firearm shot a gunman who had started firing at a back-to-school festival along Florida's Space Coast. Florida Today reported Monday that the gunman
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By Ron Gallagher and Virginia BridgesThe News & Observer DURHAM, N.C. — The person killed Thursday night in a three-way crash at Club Boulevard and North Duke Street that ended a police chase of a
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Associated Press TAOS, N.M. — Three women believed to me the mothers of 11 children found hungry and living in a filthy makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico have been arrested, following the weekend
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Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the face and critically injured while helping fellow SWAT officers serve a warrant at a city home, authorities said Monday. A man who authorities
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Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the face and critically injured while helping fellow SWAT officers serve a warrant at a city home, authorities said Monday. A man who authorities
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A man accused of shooting a Colorado Springs police officer in the head in a shootout early Thursday while free on bond was known to immigration enforcement officials, yet evaded deportation despite a string of
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By Kale WilliamsThe Oregonian PORTLAND — The concussive crack of stun grenades echoed through the streets of downtown Portland Saturday as groups on opposing sides of the political spectrum took to the streets. But despite
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Sponsored by Kyocera Technology has promised to deliver the tools we need to accomplish more with less, thus improving our efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. Device integration has long been part of that pledge,
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As a Boston police officer was kicked in the face by a juvenile suspect inside a Roxbury community center, fellow officers trying to assist were forced to watch the altercation through a glass door because
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Police lights.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) A Detroit Police Department officer is in critical condition after he was struck by an SUV that fled the scene early Saturday morning, a Detroit Police Department captain said. Officers from
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Associated Press LOS ANGELES — "I just shot at a cop," the man with the gun and blood dripping from a bullet wound in his left arm told one of dozens of people he'd taken
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By Terry TangAssociated Press PEORIA, Ariz. — Hundreds of law enforcement officers, friends and relatives remembered a rookie Arizona state trooper Friday, not only mourning him but also the seasoned officer he would never become.
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By Peter RothermelKVIA-TV EL PASO, Texas — A $110,000 grant from Andeavor Corporation, THE Cardwell Foundation and the El Paso Community Foundation would allow the City of El Paso to buy body cameras for the
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By PoliceOne Staff Police officers need to be mentally equipped to make the critical decisions under stress necessary to de-escalate crisis situations. Here's a 10-question quiz, provided by our online training partner PoliceOne Academy, to
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By Scot DuFour, alumnus, American Public University Police work is a profession that familiarizes its practitioners to the futility, fragility and senselessness of the human condition. This became apparent to me one recent afternoon when
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By PoliceOne Staff As a police officer, you face unique stressors on the job that can easily lead to a decline in your mental and physical health. That’s why knowledge of how the human body
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Talking the beat with leaders and experts. In the Policing Matters Podcast, PoliceOne Senior Contributor Doug Wyllie and San Francisco Deputy Chief Jim Dudley (ret.) discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for
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By PoliceOne Staff Police departments across the nation have captured the attention of the public this summer through the viral Lip Sync Challenge videos. For those living under a rock, the Lip Sync Challenge kicked
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By PoliceOne Staff BOSTON — Massachusetts recently moved forward with a bill that will guarantee confidentiality when a police officer or firefighter talks to a peer counselor. The bill passed the state House unanimously on
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By PoliceOne Staff DETROIT — A Detroit officer is under criminal investigation after cellphone footage captured an incident between him and a combative woman at a hospital. On Thursday, Detroit Chief James Craig announced that
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By Vicky A. Bufano, Faculty Member, School of Security and Global Studies at American Military University Law enforcement officers need to communicate effectively and often in a quick, immediate fashion. It’s important that officers use
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By Ken Ritter and Michelle L. PriceAssociated Press LAS VEGAS — More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key
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By James Careless, P1 Contributor Life has never been more dangerous for police officers working in patrol cars. Fortunately, there is a way to make their lives safer; namely by providing these officers with real-time
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By Ken RitterAssociated Press LAS VEGAS — Charges including involuntary manslaughter were dropped Thursday against a former Las Vegas police officer accused of using an unapproved chokehold in the death of an unarmed man following
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