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Beware Armchair SWAT Commanders

September 1, 2016

Real armed conflicts are not video games. The combatants don't have a god-like view of all aspects of the engagement and there are absolutely no do-overs.

DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ. More Here.

Video: DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ.

Orlando SWAT Captain Answers Criticism of Team’s Response to Nightclub Massacre

June 20, 2016
“Officers were running inside and grabbing people and throwing them in pickup trucks” to be taken to hospitals, said Capt. Mark Canty of the SWAT team. “There was never a time we were sitting there twiddling our thumbs. My guys were doing things from the beginning. We weren’t just sitting idly by. We were doing what we needed to do to save lives.”

More Details Revealed on Police Response to Orlando Club Shooter

June 16, 2016
He was met by gunman Omar Mateen. Armed with a .223 caliber semiautomatic rifle and a 9mm semiautomatic pistol, Mateen started exchanging gunfire with the officer.

Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.” More Here.

Video: Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.”

Orlando Chief Sends Inspirational E-Mail to Officers After Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
"On the darkest day of my 25 years at the Orlando Police Department, I wanted to take a moment to tell all of you how proud I am of the work you have done today and will do over the next days and weeks."

Timeline of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
A night of partying and dancing at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, turned into a killing ground and three hours of terror for early-morning revelers when a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. ET inside the club, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53 in what is being called the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. More Here.

Video: Timeline of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
A night of partying and dancing at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, turned into a killing ground and three hours of terror for early-morning revelers when a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. ET inside the club, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53 in what is being called the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Terror Attack at Orlando Gay Club Kills 20, Wounds 42, Suspect Dead

June 12, 2016
A gunman who federal authorities say had possible ties to Islamist terrorism opened fire early Sunday morning at a packed Florida nightclub, killing approximately 20 people and wounding scores more in a bloody scene that ended hours later when police stormed the building and killed the suspect.

Video: Florida Officers Save Girl and Father From House Fire, Father Charged with Arson

August 20, 2015
Orlando police officers are being hailed as heroes after they pulled a man and his young daughter from a burning home just after 5:00 a.m. But now the father is being charged with arson and attempted murder.

Florida Officers Save Girl and Father From House Fire, Father Charged with Arson

August 20, 2015
Orlando police officers are being hailed as heroes after they pulled a man and his 6-year-old daughter from the burning home just after 5:00 a.m. Now the father is being charged with attempted murder and arson. More Here.

Orlando Officer Injured in Hit and Run, Suspects' Car Found Abandoned and Ablaze

July 14, 2015
"Not only is our officer hurt, this person is facing attempted murder charges as far as I'm concerned," said Orlando Police Chief John Mina. More Here.

Video: Orlando Officer Injured in Hit and Run, Suspects' Car Found Abandoned and Ablaze

July 14, 2015
"Not only is our officer hurt, this person is facing attempted murder charges as far as I'm concerned," said Orlando Police Chief John Mina.

Car Hits House After Dragging Orlando Officer

May 22, 2015
Orlando police were conducting a traffic stop Thursday when three men inside a white BMW tried getting out. Police said one of the men then started to drive off. The officer grabbed the driver and was dragged down the street.

Handcuffed Man Jumps from Orlando Balcony, Dies to Escape Arrest

October 16, 2014
The death will be investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement but according to Orlando police, Pugh and another man, 20-year-old Daivion Gregory-Osaghae, were involved in a hit-and-run crash just before 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Woman Killed by Stray Police Bullet in Orlando Bar Shooting

August 21, 2014
An Orlando police officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent woman during a confrontation with a gunman at a downtown bar early Tuesday, according to a preliminary investigation by the Police Department.

Grenade Launcher Seized at Florida Traffic Stop

July 17, 2014
Orlando police stopped Fritz Joseph, of Miami, and Delroy Blake, of Casselberry Wednesday, in a white Audi as the two rolled through a red light and made a right turn without coming to a complete stop, an arrest report said.

Video: Officers Save Collapsed Bagpiper at Police Week Ceremony

May 15, 2014
Two officers attending a Police Week ceremony in Washington Wednesday night helped save the life of a police bagpiper who collapsed from a heart attack during the Emerald Society March.
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