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N.C. Highway Patrol Commander Resigns

July 16, 2010
The commander of the N.C. Highway Patrol, Col. Randy Glover, has resigned. A statement released by the office of Gov. Bev Perdue says she accepted Glover's resignation Friday about noon.

Outlast Technologies and Point Blank Solutions Bring Cooling Comfort to Body Armor

July 15, 2010
Advanced Outlast Technology with temperature-regulating benefits integrated into select Point Blank ballistic systems is designed to provide officers optimal year-round comfort and protection.

Steven Emerson to Give Keynote Address at POLICE-TREXPO East

July 15, 2010
Steven Emerson, executive director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, will give a keynote presentation on "The Islamic Terrorist Threat: Violent and Stealth Jihad" Thursday Aug. 19, 0800-1000 hours at POLICE-TREXPO East in Chantilly, Va.

California PD Suspends SWAT, K-9 Units To Delay Officer Layoffs

July 15, 2010
The city's budget adopted in June provides for 92 sworn positions for the 95-officer force. The department is hoping to reach 92 via attrition, according to the report.

Two Southern Arizona Sheriffs Set Up Legal Defense Fund

July 15, 2010
Sheriffs' Dever and Babeu are strong advocates of the new SB 1070 law that requires officers with reasonable suspicion to ask subjects about their immigration status.

Getac Upgrades V100 Rugged Convertible Mobile Computer

July 15, 2010
Tests show the new V100 clocks in at up to 47 percent faster than its predecessor by combining Turbo Boost Technology for processor-intensive applications and a 4MB Intel Smart Cache, readily available to each of the processor cores, to ensure maximum performance whenever and wherever it's needed.

Mehserle Sentencing Pushed Back to Nov. 5

July 15, 2010
The sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle has been pushed back three months, to Nov. 5, to allow attorneys to prepare for what is expected to be a lengthy hearing.

77-Year-Old Illinois Cop Killer Scheduled for Parole

July 15, 2010
On Oct. 27, 1967, Michael Gargano and two other men unleashed a torrent of gunfire at police officers during a robbery at the Northlake Bank in Northlake, Ill., killing Detective Sgt. John Nagle and Officer Anthony Perri. Two other officers were wounded.

Reputed Mob Boss Charged with 1997 Cop Killing

July 15, 2010
Former Colombo crime boss Thomas (Tommy Shots) Gioeli, 57, passed on the order from then-consigliere Joel (Joe Waverly) Cacace to underlings to gun down the cop because he had married Cacace's ex-wife, the feds say.

N.J. Officers Now Required to Explain DUI Breath Test In Driver's Language

July 14, 2010
A state Supreme Court ruling requires New Jersey law enforcement officers to explain to alleged drunk drivers in a language they speak or understand that they are legally required to take a Breathalyzer test.
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