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Turf Battle Between ATF and ICE Undermines Cartel Gun Project

September 21, 2010
Project Gunrunner is encountering "significant weaknesses" that "undermine its effectiveness," according to an inspector general's report obtained by MSNBC.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Ariz., Radio Traffic

September 13, 2010

On April 23, 2006, Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD officers pursued suspect Daniel Brown, who was driving a stolen Krispy Kreme truck. After officers hit his vehicle with a spike strip, Brown drove the limping vehicle to a Safeway, where he took a hostage. Listen to 20 minutes of radio traffic as dispatchers and officers coordinate a response that involved four law enforcement agencies. POLICE Magazine features the incident as the Sept. 2010 "Shots Fired."

California Public Safety Broadband Network Gets $50.6M Stimulus Grant

September 12, 2010
The system will allow public safety personnel to transmit information more quickly and efficiently, during both day-to-day operations and major emergencies. As one example, new broadband applications would enable officers to transmit video images from an accident scene.

Shots Fired: Midway, Georgia 03/23/2010

August 20, 2010

A Monday afternoon, a small blue VW, and a one-armed man in a dress suit: Hardly the components one is apt to conjure up when envisioning a firefight.

Database Linguist

August 16, 2010

Thinkstream has now connected the databases of 64 parish sheriffs and 200-plus police departments. Integrated Justice allows each agency to control how much data it is willing to share with its neighbors.

Serial Killer Suspect Taken Into Custody After Airport Page

August 12, 2010
Elias Abu Elazam answered a page at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, where Atlanta officers took him into custody without incident. The Michigan State Police had tipped off the department that he would be at the airport.

Top PCP Distributor In D.C. Gets Life Sentence

August 6, 2010
Lonnell Glover, 48, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his role as leader of a Phencyclidine (PCP) and heroin distribution organization in the District of Columbia and Maryland. With two years of investigation, the FBI revealed that Glover was one of the largest regional suppliers of PCP and heroin in the area.

Times Square Would-Be Bomber Pleads Guilty to 10 Federal Charges

June 21, 2010
There is no plea agreement between the government and Shahzad, and the investigation is continuing. Shahzad is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum on Oct. 5.

Emergency Simulations Provide Learning Opportunities

June 7, 2010
Effective communication is essential in large-scale emergencies. With multiple agencies working together on a complex and fast-paced incident, every second counts; there's no room for delay or error.

Detroit Highwaymen OMG Leaders Found Guilty of Multiple Charges

June 4, 2010
Prosecutors were able to prove the violent nature of the club when witnesses testified to a range of criminal activity including armed robbery, attempted murder, conspiracies to kill witnesses, use of firearms during acts of violence, and the distribution of large amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and steroids.

Houston Chief Charles McClelland

June 1, 2010

Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, who became chief in April, speaks to POLICE Magazine about taking over an agency that protects and serves the nation's fourth largest city. McClelland talks about absorbing cuts in overtime pay and answers whether Texas needs an immigration law similar to Arizona's. McClelland also addresses whether the Houston PD needs more bilingual officers.

Regional SWAT: Northeast Ohio's Experience

May 25, 2010
Born of necessity, the regional SWAT concept has been around a long time, and has proven highly successful. Four suburban Cleveland, Ohio, SWAT teams are merging to form a single regional team, the latest in northeast Ohio.

Are Regional SWAT Teams the Answer In a Down Economy?

May 4, 2010
I'll be the first to admit that it took me awhile to warm up to the regional SWAT idea. But after watching the benefits and successes of the concept, I've come to recognize its advantages.

Connecticut Man Arrested In Failed Times Square Bombing

May 3, 2010
The man, who has been identified as 30-year-old Faisal Shahzad, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at JFK International Airport at midnight as he attempted to board a flight to Dubai.

N.C. Jury Imposes Death Penalty on MS-13 Leader

April 29, 2010
The 25-year-old Alejandro Enrique Ramirez Umana (a.k.a. "Wizard") shot and killed two brothers in December 2007 in Guilford County, N.C.

Miami-Dade PD's Fusion Center Coordinates Super Bowl Info Sharing

February 5, 2010
Solution seamlessly integrates 64 agencies, facilitating preventive analysis and situational awareness, which contributed to improved real-time decision making.

Where the Job Is Better Nowadays

December 15, 2009
Once upon a time you had to use your radio to run subjects for wants and warrants. Now, you can run as many subjects as you want. As if that wasn't enough, license plate recognition systems can alert you for warrants.

Salt Lake City PD to use Spillman Software to Get Data from Three States

December 10, 2009
The Salt Lake City Police Department is partnering with Spillman Technologies to access data collected by other public safety agencies throughout Utah, Idaho, and Nevada.

Lakewood Police Ambush Suspect Shot, Killed by Seattle Officer

December 1, 2009
Seattle Police shot and killed murder suspect Maurice Clemmons this morning, Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune. Pierce County Sheriffs had supplied Seattle and other police agencies information about possible acquaintances of Clemmons.

Feds Bust 'Marshall Organizaton' Drug Ring

November 10, 2009
Fifteen members of an Eastern Michigan drug trafficking group calling itself the "Marshall Organization" have been indicted by federal authorities, the Department of Justice has announced.
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