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Video: Atlanta Officer Helps Girl Caught Shoplifting Shoes for Sister

May 4, 2017
The girl, who has four siblings, wanted to do something nice for her five-year-old sister who could not afford a pair of shoes. In desperation, she tried to steal a $2 pair from a Family Dollar.

Louisiana Attorney General Orders Investigation of Alton Sterling Shooting

May 4, 2017
Louisiana's attorney general said Wednesday the state will launch its own investigation into the shooting death of Alton Sterling by Baton Rouge Police last year.
<p>Photo: Baltimore PD/Facebook</p>

Baltimore Homicide Detectives to Begin Investigating Drug Overdoses

May 3, 2017
For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics.

Video: KS Officer Saves Autistic Boy from Drowning

May 3, 2017
A Kansas officer was in the right place at the right time to save a 4-year-old boy with autism from drowning in a pond.
<p>Photo: Chicago PD/Facebook</p>

2 Chicago Officers Shot in 'Targeted' Attack; Manhunt Underway

May 3, 2017
A manhunt is underway in Chicago after two on-duty police officers were shot and wounded by an at-large gunman who fired "indiscriminately" in what is thought to be a targeted attack.
<p>Chief Peter Newsham of the Metropolitan (DC) Police Department (Official Photo)</p>

Washington DC Police Chief Officially Confirmed

May 3, 2017
The D.C. Council on Tuesday confirmed Peter Newsham as police chief. He has been serving as acting chief since Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) chose him to fill in for Cathy L. Lanier, who retired in September.

Chief Fires TX Officer Who Fatally Shot Teen in Car Leaving House Party

May 3, 2017
Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer Tuesday who is accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old riding in a vehicle leaving a chaotic house party.

Propper Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

May 3, 2017
Started in 1967 by William S. Propper, the company’s first contract was making the iconic white Dixie Cup hats for the US Navy. Over the next five decades, Propper grew to become the largest supplier of military BDUs and ACUs.
<p>Sebastian (FL) Police Department K-9 Diesel was found dead Friday after being left in his handler&#39;s police vehicle. Temperatures reportedly reached 88 degrees that afternoon. (Photo: Sebastian PD)</p>

FL K-9 Found Dead in Handler’s Patrol Vehicle

May 2, 2017
The Sebastian officer found the German shepherd’s remains in the sweltering vehicle about 7:30 p.m. Friday. Sebastian Police Department's dispatchers contacted Melbourne's, who then called Brevard County Animal Services. Investigators are looking into reports the officer may have forgotten the dog, named Diesel, was in the vehicle during a visit to the Brevard County courthouse.

Officers in Alton Sterling Shooting Will Not Face Federal Charges, Report Says

May 2, 2017
The Justice Department has decided not to bring charges against the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, whose videotaped shooting by police in Baton Rouge last summer prompted unrest across the city, and is planning to reveal in the next 24 hours that it has closed the probe, sources tell the Washington Post.
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