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<p>Businesses donated $8 million last year for the city to purchase new public safety vehicles.<em> (</em>Photo: Detroit PD)</p>

Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Calls for Fleet Modernization

February 24, 2014
The department operates an aging fleet of 1,291 vehicles riddled with maintenance issues. The vehicles lack technology needed for police work such as rugged computers. For officers, getting an operational vehicle is no sure bet, according to a Police Magazine report. In March 2013, a group of corporations pledged $8 million for new vehicles, enabling the department to replace 100 Detroit PD cruisers.

Video: How Mexican Police Captured Cartel Kingpin

February 24, 2014
Guzmán, alleged head of the Sinaloa cartel, was arrested in a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, bringing a likely end to one of the most storied drug trafficking careers in recent history.

Fla. Trooper, Miami Officer Save Man After Crash

February 24, 2014
A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper, with the help of a Miami Beach police officer, saved a man’s life Saturday after responding to a single-car crash and finding the man without a pulse and not breathing.
<p>Callie Inman (Photo: Galveston County Jail)</p>

Retired Houston Officer Killed in Galveston Motorcycle Accident

February 24, 2014
Dana Tweedie, 61, and Linda Tweedie, 52, were driving along Seawall Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. when 19-year-old Callie Inman of Dayton ran into their motorcycle as she pulled out of a Valero parking lot at 69th Street and Seawall Boulevard, police said.

Detroit to Spend $38 Million on Tecnnology

February 24, 2014
At the Detroit Police Department, the city would spend $38 million on tech improvements, including what it calls a “fully integrated public safety IT system” that would wrap in the city’s Fire Department and EMS.
<p>Narcan spray for first responders. (Photo: Drugfree.org)</p>

Buffalo Officers to Carry Overdose Antidote

February 24, 2014
“We’ve seen a nationwide epidemic of heroin overdoses. It’s hitting Buffalo. It’s hitting the suburbs,” said Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda. “Basically, if somebody’s overdosing, this could save their life.”

Gang Member Threatens Detroit Chief

February 24, 2014
During a news conference to address the matter, Craig said the threat will not deter the work that has been done to curtail crime in the city, which includes an average of 35 weekly raids on confirmed drug dens.

Video: "Smart Gun" Goes on Sale in California

February 21, 2014
The watch’s primary purpose is not to provide accurate time, though it does. The watch makes the gun think. Electronic chips inside the gun and the watch communicate with each other. If the watch is within close reach of the gun, a light on the grip turns green.

Detroit Mom Opens Fire on Home Invaders

February 20, 2014
A Detroit mother opened fire Monday night when three suspects broke into her home.

Video: Tulsa Officer Saves Teen from Burning Car

February 20, 2014
A Tulsa police officer risked his life to save a teenage boy from a burning car. As the engine burst into flames, four of the teens were able to get out of the car but Whitney couldn't move.
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