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Off-Duty Carry and Preparedness

February 14, 2011
Nearly every company and cop shop has a messenger shoulder-type gear bag available today in a variety of sizes and carry styles. Some of these bags reek "cop," so get a sports team's logo or some designer logo, and put it on the outside of the bag for public view.

Mexican National Chases, Opens Fire On Calif. Sheriff's Deputy

February 12, 2011
The deputy, who has not been identified, was not injured. He returned fire, wounding the suspect who has been identified as 25-year-old Armando Gonzalez.

Off-duty Baltimore Cop Fires At Man Who Entered His Car

February 12, 2011
The Baltimore PD is investigating the incident and not treating it as an officer-involved shooting because no one was hit. The officer and man scuffled, prior to the officer discharging his weapon.

S.C. Cop Crashed Cruiser Off-Duty While DUI

February 2, 2011
Former North Charleston (S.C.) Police Officer Nicholas Lomma violated several agency policies, including driving a city vehicle while intoxicated and driving a city vehicle outside a 10-mile radius of the city limits while off duty.

Prepare Yourself for Off-Duty Incidents

January 28, 2011

Trouble finding an officer is typical of off-duty incidents. That's the first thing we must understand in order to prepare ourselves for the unexpected off-duty encounter: They can happen at any time anywhere.

Wisconsin Sgt. Assaulted Girlfriend After Casino Argument

January 25, 2011
Sgt. Daniel Hawkin allegedly struck a 32-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman three times, including twice in the face, because she wanted to leave the Black Bear Casino and he didn't.

Shots Fired: Norfolk, Virginia 04/15/2007

January 21, 2011

Non-cops might generously color such cognitive powers as acts of "intuition;" others less taken with the idea of extra sensory perception are more apt to dismiss them as some form of "profiling." By any name, Investigator Christopher Scallon had it working for him the night of April 15, 2007.

St. Louis Officer Pulled From Patrol After Filmed 'Beating'

January 7, 2011
The encounter occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on New Year's Day at a Shell gas station, after the subject told the officer to, "Shut Up." St. Louis PD's Officer Dustin Ries was off duty and providing security from a substation on the property.

St. Louis Officer Investigated for Off-Duty 'Beating'

January 7, 2011

Citizen video captured St. Louis Police officer Dustin Ries striking a man with a retractable baton, using pepper spray and handcuffing the man at about 2:30 a.m. on New Year's Day at a Shell gas station, after the subject told the officer to, "Shut Up."

Phoenix Motor Cop In Critical Condition After Crash

December 21, 2010
Officer Eric Kral, 35, was in uniform and riding his personal motorcycle to a second job, when he changed lanes and tried to change back, but didn't realize traffic had slowed. He then rear-ended the vehicle in front of him.

St. Louis Deputy Fatally Shoots Pit Bull

December 21, 2010
A St. Louis Sheriff's deputy shot and killed one of two pit bulls who approached him in a threatening manner on Monday. The deputy was leaving his home, when the shooting occurred.

Off-Duty Capitol Police Officer Stops Schizophrenic Shooter

December 20, 2010

As the officer got into his Dodge Ram truck, the man with the duty belt started firing on his vehicle. Thornton lay down along the front seat as glass from his truck's windows shattered around him. He kept peering up to check the assailant's location.

Off-Duty NY Cop Shot Outside Bronx Restaurant

December 13, 2010
The officer, who hasn't been identified, is expected to fully recover. The shooting occurred after an argument between the officer and a man in the passenger seat of a Chevrolet Caprice.

Baltimore May Restrict Off-Duty Carry During Alcohol Consumption

December 6, 2010
Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III is considering revising the department's General Order governing officer conduct to prohibit officers from carrying a firearm if they consume alcohol off duty.

Maryland Officer Stabbed During Restaurant Dispute

November 22, 2010
The Prince George's County (Md.) police officer was stabbed by Milton Benitez Salvador, 34. Salvador, who has no fixed address, has been charged with attempted murder and assault on a law enforcement officer.

Off-Duty Texas Deputy Fires On Burglary Suspect

November 21, 2010
Deputy Brent Bible confronted Christopher Gries, 30, while he peered into a vehicle. Gries then returned to his still-running Cadillac Escalade and steered it toward the deputy.

Off-Duty Firearms Carry and Training

November 18, 2010

If for no other reason than the protection of yourself and your loved ones, you need to practice off-duty firearms tactics. And it's in your agency's best interests to provide you with the necessary skills.

Georgia Chief Deputy Killed Answering Door at Home

November 15, 2010
Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts, 48, was fatally shot by 37-year-old Sherman Ash Branch, the subject of a Greene County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigation. Branch then killed himself.

Slain Virginia Officer Always Tried to Help People

October 30, 2010
Victor Decker, 25, was found fatally shot by the side of a road in Virginia Beach earlier in the week. The officer was off duty when slain, but wearing his badge around his neck.

Off-Duty Houston Cop Fires on Truck Thief

October 26, 2010
Officer R.O. Carreon, who has been on the force since 2006, fired on the suspected thief with a shotgun and wounding the man, who was arrested after driving to LBJ Hospital following the shooting.
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