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Slain Florida Cop Wasn't Wearing Body Armor

February 23, 2011
St. Petersburg Police Chief Chuck Harmon said he will review the department's policy of optional body armor for officers. Chief Harmon said vests have improved substantially, yet Florida's heat and humidity have made it hard for him to mandate them for all officers.

Oklahoma Capt. Faces IA Probe for Not Ordering Force To Islamic Event

February 22, 2011
Capt. Paul Fields apparently violated the department's obedience policy, when he declined to send the officers because he said the order conflicted with his personal religious convictions and violated his civil rights.

Wounded Oregon Officer Leaves Hospital In Good Spirits

February 22, 2011
Officer Steven Dodds, 45, was shot multiple times during a Jan. 23 vehicle stop. The officer will undergo several more surgeries and begin working on regaining his strength.

California Officers Accept 13% Pay Cut To Avoid Layoffs

February 22, 2011
Members of the Colton Police Officers Association agreed to the concession as part of a new contract with the city. The pay reduction was approved "by a large margin" of members.

New Chief Expands Racial Profiling Definition

February 22, 2011
The change makes it a policy violation for an officer to show "any biased behavior at any time during an encounter with the public." In the past four years, the department investigated 150 bias complaints and didn't sustain any of them.

10 Laid-Off Oakland Officers Return to Duty

February 22, 2011
The officers are expected to return to the streets in a week or two, after undergoing some retraining, including firearms qualification and being updated on changes to department policies.
St. Petersburg (Fla.) PD's Officer David Crawford. Photo courtesy of SPPD.

Florida Officer Fatally Shot, Manhunt Continues

February 22, 2011
St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Officer David Crawford is the third agency fatality in less than a month. Officer Crawford was a 25-year veteran of the force.

Arizona LE, Nonprofits Bring Awareness To Human Slavery

February 21, 2011
As differentiated from human smuggling, these crimes involve forcing people against their will to work for others' profit. It could be a prostitute walking the streets for a pimp. It could be a cowering immigrant toiling in a sweatshop in a state of indentured servitude.

NYPD's Aviation Unit Rescues Stranded Cadets

February 21, 2011
Capt. James Coan deployed a helicopter and crew upstate to an Orange County cliff side, where Officer Steve Browning hovered his craft in 30 mph gusts, while the crew hoisted the cadets to safety.

S.C. Agency Gives Officers Customer Service Training

February 20, 2011
Columbia, S.C., Police Chief Randy Scott emphasized the importance of customer service during a training session, saying he wants all officers to be polite, courteous and professional when dealing with the public.
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