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Video: NYPD Rookie Shot by Wanted Bus Fare Scofflaw

February 27, 2014
An NYPD rookie — just two months out of the Police Academy — was shot in both legs Wednesday when he and his partner pulled a gun-toting fare-beater from a city bus.

FLEOA Announces Strong Support for Saracini Aviation Safety Act

February 25, 2014
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its strong support for "The Saracini Aviation Safety Act," in light of the alarming air travel safety issues depicted in the video "Two Seconds to Breach."

Take-Home Cars Help With Wash. City Crime, Budget

February 25, 2014
Yakima, Wash., city and police officials say giving each patrol officer a personal police vehicle to take home is paying off, and not just financially.
<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.
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