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'Black Lives Matter' Post Leads to North Carolina Chief's Retirement

September 16, 2015
Surf City, N.C., Police Chief Mike Halstead has retired effective immediately following an emergency meeting called in reference to a Facebook post he made. Major Ron Shanahan will take over as Interim Chief.

Video: Killings Of Officers Nationwide Taking Toll On Law Enforcement, LA County Sheriff Says

September 15, 2015
“It makes the job that much more difficult” says Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell in responding to the recent deaths of law enforcement officers nationwide.

Video: Upcoming Papal Visit Presents "Largest Security Challenge Ever" for NYPD

September 15, 2015
Officials said thousands of officers, from the local to federal levels and including the Secret Service, will be deployed for both the papal visit and the General Assembly, and surveillance technology will be used, including cameras and explosives and radiation detection devices, as well as traditional K-9 units.
<p>Sheriff Mike Bouchard (Photo: Oakland County Sheriff&#39;s Office)&nbsp;</p>

Michigan Sheriff Demands Facebook Take Down Pages Promoting Anti-Police Violence

September 15, 2015
Oakland County, Mich.,Sheriff Mike Bouchard is demanding Amazon end sales of T-shirts with the slogan "(expletive) the police" and Facebook shut down pages by the same name.

Wall Street Journal: America’s Legal Order Begins to Fray

September 15, 2015
There are signs that the legal order itself is breaking down in urban areas. “There’s a total lack of respect out there for the police,” says a female sergeant in New York. “The perps feel more empowered to carry guns because they know that we are running scared.”
<p>Officer James Reynolds (Photo: News 12 Screenshot)</p>

New Jersey Officer Prepares Meal for Elderly Woman After Responding to Medical Alert

September 15, 2015
Metzker told News 12 that she lives alone and gets around by using a walker. She told Officer Reynolds that she was in need of her medication, which can only be taken with food. Unfortunately her medical aide that was there earlier hadn't plugged in Metzker's microwave.
<p>McHenry County, Ill., sheriff&#39;s deputy&nbsp;Dwight Maness died Monday from wounds he sustained 11 months ago. (Photo: McHenry County Sheriff)</p>

Illinois Deputy Dies 11 Months After Being Shot

September 15, 2015
A former Army Ranger and seven-year department veteran, Maness was shot in the abdomen and twice in the left leg by a .223-caliber AR15 rifle. He underwent multiple surgeries at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville and was recovering from his injuries. His femur bone was shattered and a three-inch piece of bone was missing.
<p>Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, 25, was shot dead after police say he fatally shot a Kentucky state trooper. (Photo: Kentucky State Police)</p>

Suspect in Kentucky Trooper’s Murder was a "Black Lives Matter" Backer

September 15, 2015
A Missouri man suspected of fatally shooting a Kentucky state trooper was an active supporter of the "Black Lives Matter" movement who advocated against violence, a Facebook page shows.

Video: Baby Saved from Burning Truck by Off-Duty Tennessee SRO

September 15, 2015
Adcox is also a school resource officer for McEwen schools. He was off the clock on his way home from a high school bonfire last Thursday night around 10 p.m. when he came upon an accident.
<p>Tesla loaned LAPD this luxury electric sedan for testing and research. (Photo: LAPD)</p>

LAPD Loaned Luxury Electric Vehicles for Testing

September 14, 2015
The Los Angeles Police Department recently showed off a Tesla Model S P85D and a BMW i3 as the newest members of its police car fleet in the name of “testing and research.” The two high-end automobiles are being loaned to the LAPD and were unveiled as part of the announcement of a broader plan to bring 288 new electric and hybrid vehicles to Los Angeles’ city-owned fleet.
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