FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

New York Correction Officer Severely Burned by Explosive Delivered to His Home

May 31, 2016  | 

An upstate New York correction officer was severely injured Sunday after opening an explosive package sent to his Floyd home, the Oneida (NY) County Sheriff’s Office said.

The 52-year-old unidentified officer’s upper body was severely burned in the explosion, which happened around 8 a.m. Sunday, Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol said in a statement on Facebook.

The officer works for the New York State Department of Corrections but it was not immediately clear if the incident is connected to his employment, Maciol said. Oneida County is home to three medium-security New York State prisons that house inmates from across the state, reports CNN.


Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

John Retired IA. PD @ 6/2/2016 11:34 AM

Get well soon. Always be on guard. Stay safe blues.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Chicago Mourns Slain Police Commander
Flags fly at half staff and Cmdr. Paul Bauer's 18th District is draped in black and...
Video: Chicago Jail Inmates Applaud Suspected Cop Killer
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video that shows a group of...
Video: North Carolina Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Thursday Gunfight
Henderson police spokesman Lt. Chris Ball said the officer, whose name hasn't been...
FBI Under Fire Over Failure to Pursue Cruz Tip, Florida Governor Wants Director to Resign
“The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people,...
Texas Officer Mistakenly Shoots Man who Grabbed Gun from Hostage Taker
One or more officers fired shots at the student, who had wrested the gun away from the...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine