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Heart Association Offers New CPR Guidelines

December 1, 2005
"Push hard, push fast" next time you give CPR to someone having cardiac arrest, say new, simpler guidelines in a radical departure from past advice. Putting the emphasis on chest compressions instead of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, the American Heart Association now urges people to give 30 compressions instead of 15 for every two rescue breaths.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Collectors Get Body Armor

November 23, 2005
Toll collectors at San Francisco's landmark Golden Gate Bridge have been issued body armor to guard against armed bandits.

New North Carolina Law Calls for More Paroles

October 24, 2005
Even many legislators were unaware that part of North Carolina’s budget bill that was approved in August says the state’s Parole Commission should aim to parole at least 20 percent of inmates eligible for parole who were sent to prison before structured sentencing guidelines took effect in 1994.

ATF Works with Kentucky Bomb Squads to Investigate Explosives Incidents

October 20, 2005
In Louisville, Ky., members of the Kentucky Explosives Incident Response Task Force (KEIRTF) were federally deputized. The deputization of state and local officers who are members of the task force allows them to assist ATF in explosives-related incidents which may occur outside their normal areas of jurisdiction.

CBP K-9 Voted as America's Favorite Working Dog

September 22, 2005
U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 Jacko was honored at a ceremony in New York as the winner of the third annual "Paws to Recognize" tribute to working dogs voting contest.

Fellow Officers Need Your Help

September 8, 2005
Hundreds of law enforcement professionals have been left homeless and impoverished by Hurricane Katrina. You can help.

New Government Website Helps Fight Meth Problems

September 2, 2005
In the fight against meth, individuals and communities need all the resources they can get. A new government Website seeks to put essential resources in the hands of law enforcement officers and other community members concerned for the safety of their neighborhoods and people unfairly affected by the drug trade.

Police Solve Toddler’s 1980 Murder

August 19, 2005
Police have gotten confessions from two people charged with killing a two-year-old boy in Hialeah, Fla., 25 years ago: his mother and stepfather.

IACP Recommends Head Shots for Suicide Bombers

August 5, 2005
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has produced a report recommending taking out suspected suicide bombers with a shot to the head, changing the common tactic of aiming for the torso. The new tactic was agreed upon to eliminate the danger of cops’ bullets detonating bombs strapped to a terrorist’s chest.

Armor Holdings to Acquire Second Chance

July 28, 2005
Armor Holdings was the successful bidder at an auction to acquire the assets of body armor manufacturer Second Chance Body Armor, based in Central Lake, Michigan.
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