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Hackers Stole IDs of 2,000 Retired California Officers

May 2, 2011
In a Sunday evening e-mail, PORAC informed its members that its data server was breached earlier this month. The hackers stole application files of retired associate members going back to 2008.

Dogfighting Game Renamed, Back on Sale

May 2, 2011
In the letter sent Thursday to Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page, Los Angeles Police Protective League President Paul M. Weber urged Google "to do the right thing and ban this game permanently."

Virginia Chiefs Implement PoliceCommunity.net Training Portal

April 29, 2011
The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) has entered into a strategic partnership with The Response Network (TRN) to provide Virginia law enforcement agencies with specific online in-service training courses offered exclusively by TRN at its PoliceCommunity.net, which provides an online in-service training.

14 Agencies Purchase Spillman Software In First Quarter

April 29, 2011
Fourteen public safety agencies purchased software from Spillman Technologies for the first time during the first quarter of 2011, bringing the total number of Spillman customers to more than 900 public safety agencies in 35 states nationwide. Also, 45 agencies expanded existing Spillman systems, the company announced.

Colorado Agency Selects New World's Aegis Software

April 29, 2011
Colorado Springs, Colo. Police Department selects New World Systems’ public safety solutions. New software will streamline officer reporting and enable critical information sharing

Feds Gave Local Agencies Conflicting Info on Fingerprint Program

April 27, 2011
Hundreds of e-mails led agencies to believe they could opt out of the mandatory program that provides fingerprints of arrestees to federal authorities. Inconsistent guidance was provided to agencies in e-mails that, at times, were sent from unknown senders.
<p><em><strong>Photo: SheepGuardingLlama&nbsp; (flickr)</strong></em></p>

Michigan State Police Say Cell Phone Data Only Extracted with Consent, Warrant

April 26, 2011
Michigan State Police use devices to extract information from people’s cell phones only with owners’ consent or with a search warrant, an official told a House committee today.

Cubic Equips College with 'Tactical Village'

April 19, 2011
The contract for more than $700,000 is with College of Dupage, a 30,000-student community college in Glen Ellyn, a Chicago suburb. It operates the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA), one of six police academies in the state. The college is in the process of constructing a 66,000-square-foot facility called the Homeland Security Training Center.

Magnalight Introduces 7 Watt Explosion-Proof LED Strobe

April 19, 2011
In response to an ongoing demand for explosion-proof LED strobes and beacons, Larson Electronics' released the EPSLED-80 Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED strobe light. Featuring a 7-watt LED bulb that pulses at 4Hz, this explosion proof LED beacon can be installed via pendant, ceiling and wall mount configurations.
<p><em><strong>Officer Nathan Sosebee administers a roadside sobriety test. </strong></em><em><strong>Photo: truTV.</strong></em></p>

TASER AXON Featured In Police POV Reality Show

April 19, 2011
The truTV reality police show "Police POV" features the TASER AXON officer video system that airs captured footage from vehicle stops, foot pursuits and other officer encounters with subjects.
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