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HAIX to Honor Law Enforcement "Hero of the Month"

April 2, 2018

Sponsored by HAIX

The HAIX Hero of the Month program will be a feature on the Facebook Page of POLICE Magazine. Fellow officers, supervisors, community members in the jurisdiction the officer serves, and friends can nominate officers to be honored. A panel of judges will then consider each entry and nominate three officers to compete for HAIX Hero of the Month honors.

MS-13 Directs Members to 'Take Out a Cop'

April 19, 2018
MS-13 has directed its members to "take out a cop" in a directive that has police on high alert across the New York area, according to a new memo.
<p>An inmate took cellphone video of the prison riot. (Photo: WSOC-TV screenshot)</p>

Cellphones Helped Start Deadly SC Inmate Riot, Prison Chief Says

April 16, 2018
Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said cellphones helped stir up trouble Sunday night at the Lee Correctional Institute in Bishopville. He says the fights started in one unit and appeared to be contained before suddenly starting in two more units.
<p>Two Aurora, IL, officers were wounded in a shootout that ended with the suspect dead.</p>

Video: 2 Officers Injured, Man Dead in Illinois Shootout

March 23, 2018
The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators followed a vehicle they'd spotted leaving a suspected gang house and pulled it over.

Judge Blocks Los Angeles Gang Enforcement Program

March 16, 2018
The order is believed to mark the first time a judge has blocked Los Angeles officials from enforcing the injunctions, which were born from a time in the late 1980s and '90s when gang activity in the city gained national attention. Their use has been credited by law enforcement with helping reduce gang-related crime.
<p>Gang member&nbsp;Siale Angilau charges at a witness with intent to attack him with a pen during a 2014 trial.&nbsp;Angilau was shot and killed by a U.S. Marshal.&nbsp;</p>

Video: Judge Releases Footage Showing Marshal Shooting Suspect That Attacked Witness in Utah Court

March 13, 2018
The 24 seconds of video shows Siale Angilau, a member of the Tongan Crips gang, standing up at the defense table, grabbing a pen or pencil, then running to the witness stand and hurtling himself over it.
<p>A Marietta, GA, police officer conducting a traffic stop was dragged down the road for more than a mile at high speeds. </p>

Video: Georgia Officer Dragged 1 Mile While Suspects Toss Guns from Car

March 9, 2018
A Marietta, GA, police officer conducting a traffic stop was dragged down the road for more than a mile at high speeds.

Shootings at Chicago Gang Members' Funerals Getting 'Out of Control,' Police Say

March 6, 2018
Chicago-area officials trying to prevent funerals for gang members from turning into shootouts say the issue has gotten so far "out of control" that one cemetery has started hiring off-duty police officers.

Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Immigration Agents from California

February 22, 2018
President Trump on Thursday lambasted California officials for how they are dealing with gangs and threatened to pull immigration and border agents out of the state to show just how bad things would be without federal help.
<p>Ronnie Lucas Wilson is accused of shooting a Knoxville, TN, officer at a traffic stop. He was captured Saturday. (Photo: TBI)</p>

Gang Member Accused of Shooting TN Officer Captured

January 15, 2018
Wilson was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department on a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. On Thursday, police say a Knoxville officer initiated a traffic stop on Wilson's vehicle. Wilson exited and began shooting at the officer, striking the officer once.
<p>Officer Jay Williams (Photo: Knoxville PD)</p>

Gang Member Shot TN Officer, On the Run, Police Say

January 12, 2018
Wilson opened fire on Officer Williams with a shotgun while being pursued by the officer, Rausch said. He then stopped his car, got out, and fired multiple rounds at the officer before driving away.
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