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L.A. Police Aggressively Target Hard-Core Gangs

May 4, 2008
The mayor's office and the LAPD are promising to consolidate thinly scattered anti-gang resources and pour them into 12 beleaguered neighborhoods -- gang reduction zones -- where intense suppression would be coupled with gang intervention and prevention programs.
Tags: LAPD

N.C. Highway Patrol Suspends K-9 Program Over Accusations of Rough Training

May 2, 2008
The N.C. Highway Patrol took its police dogs out of service indefinitely Wednesday, after a hearing exposed rough obedience techniques such as shocking, suspending and kicking dogs.

Monadnock Releases AutoLock Baton with Hand Shield

April 29, 2008
The new AutoLock Defender shields a user’s gun hand from hostile strikes with a guard that fits over one’s knuckles. The guard helps keep the baton firmly gripped during blocking, striking and jabbing techniques and can be used with gloved or bare hands. The Defender is available in 16”, 18”, 21”, 22” and 26” lengths in black chrome finish with a textured grip.

Blackhawk Knoxx Shotgun Stock Reduces Up to 95% of Felt Recoil

April 17, 2008
The Blackhawk Knoxx SpecOps Stock is designed to fit any size operator with more than four inches of adjustment. Utilizing the patented dual Knoxx recoil compensating systems, the SpecOps Stock reduces perceived felt recoil up to 95 percent, including the recoil of the heaviest loads.

Murdered Teen's Family Asks LAPD to Question, Deport Illegal Aliens

April 9, 2008
Jamiel Shaw Sr. and his wife, Anita, a U.S. Army sergeant who has been serving in Iraq, appeared before the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday arguing for changes to the 30-year-old Los Angeles Police Department policy as it pertains to gang members suspected of being illegal immigrants.

In Wake of Suspect Shooting, S.C. Sheriff Defends Tactics

March 27, 2008
A shooting that left a suspect dead and a Richland County, S.C., deputy injured lived up to what many in law enforcement believe to be true — issuing warrants is one of their most dangerous responsibilities.

TRU-SPEC Now Making 24/7 Polo-Style Shirt to Complement 24/7 Pants

March 13, 2008
TRU-SPEC's new 24/7 trousers were a big hit at the 2008 SHOT Show. Now, TRU-SPEC has introduced an ultra-comfortable new Polo-style shirt that's a perfect match for the multi-function 24/7 trousers. Like the 24-7 pant, the new 24/7 Polo is intended for wear on and off duty.

St. Louis Officer, Car Theft Suspect Shoot it Out

March 6, 2008
A St. Louis police officer ran out of ammo in a shootout with a car theft suspect today and was forced to crawl to cover.

Nearly 10,000 Officers Killed by Gunfire

February 26, 2008
A total of 69 American law enforcement officers were shot and killed during 2007, based on preliminary information received by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). This represents a staggering 33-percent increase over the 52 officers killed by gunfire in 2006, and the second highest total over the last decade.

FBI Takes Down Dozens of Mafia Wiseguys

February 7, 2008
The Mob got hit today as FBI and Italian law enforcement agents made dozens of arrests following an investigation into a trans-Atlantic drug smuggling operation.
Tags: FBI
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