Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in the first half of 2014 officer fatalities increased 31% over the same time period in 2013. The only thing we can do is train for the unexpected, and prepare ourselves for that one day that may never happen.
On Tuesday just before 2 p.m., Officer Jordan Corder of the Covina (Cailf.) Police Department was traveling southbound on Citrus Avenue when his motorcycle collided with a Honda CR-V that was turning left. The officer was in pursuit of a motorcyclist who fled and has not been located. Read More.
A Seattle police officer was injured and needed to be cut out of his car after a Monday night crash. He lost control of his car on a wet roadway and spun out, hitting a second car with children inside.
A Cascade County (Mont.) Sheriff's Deputy lost his life in the line of duty on Thursday afternoon after he was hit by a vehicle being pursued by police on Highway 89 near Belt. Read Story Here.
An on-duty Richland County (S.C.) deputy will not be charged in a Friday night accident where South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers say he ran a red light and slammed into another driver. Troopers say Proffitt's blue lights were not on when he tried to go through the intersection. The cruiser flipped over and the other car was totaled. The deputy was treated for minor injuries at the hospital. The other driver, 22-year-old Katie Miles has scratches and bruises.