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

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

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

Top News

FLEOA Outraged Over Continued Ambushed Attacks on Law Enforcement

July 18, 2016  | 

FLEOA issued a statement Sunday in response to ambush attacks on Milwaukee and Baton Rouge police officers.

Nathan R. Catura, President of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, states, "FLEOA is appalled by two more ambush attacks on law enforcement. Today's depraved ambush attacks on a Milwaukee Police Officer followed by attacks on multiple Baton Rouge Police Officers were unconscionable. We offer our prayers to the men and women of these departments, their families and friends. We offer the full support of our members in the investigation and apprehension of the perpetrators of this far to frequent heinous crime."

Catura calls upon President Obama to activate Joint Operational Command Centers in major cities where the protection of police officers is becoming extremely challenging. Catura said that in times of crisis, the combined resources of local, state, and federal entities brings a multitude of solutions to the table. For example, the combined response to Hurricane Katrina demonstrated how the vast resources of the federal government, when leveraged with local resources, can assist in a crisis.

Catura stated, "Our brothers and sisters in law enforcement deserve the protection provided by a large scale unified response from Washington." He continued that the components of the command center would be predictive analysis using data matching and intelligence, followed by expanded investigative resources and specialized response teams. Lastly, he said, "It is not fair to continue using routine patrol tactics when ambushes on police officers are occurring so frequently."

About FLEOA

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan professional association that exclusively represents over 26,000 active and retired federal law enforcement officers from over 65 agencies.


Be the first to comment on this story





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

Michigan Trooper Shot at Friday Traffic Stop
MSP says the trooper was taken to Munson Medical Center in Traverse City and is expected...
Florida Agency Launches Initiative to Combat Human Trafficking
"This is one of those areas where we are definitely being proactive about because we...
Video: Burglar Breaks into Escape Room, Calls 911 When He Can't Get Out
The Clark County Sheriff's Office responded to NW Escape Experience looking for the...
Illinois Officer Pulls Suspects from Vehicle After Fiery Pursuit Crash
Three of four people in the vehicle were arrested and charged with weapons violations...
Video: Family Angry About Texas Deputy's Funeral Honors Following Suicide
A 40-year-old father of three, Calderon took his own life after a battle with depression....

Police Magazine