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New Jersey Police Use Bait Packages to Catch Porch Pirates

December 12, 2018
Police in Jersey City are teaming up with Amazon to install doorbell cameras and plant dummy boxes with GPS tracking devices at homes around the city.

New York Officer Wounded, Knife-Wielding Suspect Dead in Domestic Call

December 11, 2018
An officer with the New York Police Department was hospitalized on Sunday night following an incident that left a knife-wielding suspect dead.

FBI Agent Wounded in Drive-By Shooting in New York

December 10, 2018
The agent was conducting surveillance when two men pulled alongside his vehicle and opened fire.

Autopsy: Eric Garner Did Not Die of Strangulation in Chokehold

December 10, 2018
The New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association issued a press release stating that the autopsy report on the death of Eric Garner "demonstrates conclusively that Mr. Garner did not die of strangulation of the neck from a chokehold which would have caused a crushed larynx (windpipe) and a fractured hyoid bone."

Police Union Slams New Jersey Radio Jock for Calling Move Over Law "Silly"

December 7, 2018
A radio personality in New Jersey is not a fan of that state's 'Move Over Law' that protects first responders at roadside incidents from being struck by passing vehicles—and the union that represents rank-and-file State Police troopers is on the offensive in defense of the law.

NYPD Officers Shoot, Wound Armed Man During Chase

December 6, 2018
Officers pursuing an armed man in the Bronx on Wednesday night shot and wounded the subject in a gun battle. A woman and a 12-year-old girl were also wounded in the exchange, although it was not immediately clear whether the bystanders had been struck by rounds fired by the police or by the gunman.

9-Year-Old Girl Spends Allowance on Treats to Thank K-9 for Protecting Her School

December 5, 2018
A 9-year-old Haverhill, MA, girl has been recognized by the Massachusetts State Police for her generosity after she saved up her allowance to buy treats for a K-9 officer’s partner that helped keep her school safe during a manhunt for an armed suspect in August.

NYPD Deploying 14 Drones, Activists Oppose Plan

December 5, 2018
"Drone technology will give our cops and their incident commanders an opportunity to see what they're getting into before they go into harm's way," NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said Tuesday. "This can now get us a lot closer into areas that a helicopter wouldn't be able to get into.”

Daughter of Slain Pennsylvania Trooper Takes U.S. Army Oath of Service

December 4, 2018
The 22-year-old daughter of a Pennsylvania state trooper who was killed in the line of duty nearly a decade ago is following in her father's footsteps, taking the U.S. Army Oath of Service beside her father's grave over the weekend.

Pennsylvania City Disbands Department Months After Fatal OIS of Teen

December 3, 2018
Over the weekend, the East Pittsburgh (PA) Police Department disbanded, less than six months after the fatal officer-involved shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

Massachusetts Officers Rescued from River—After Rescuing Man from River

November 30, 2018
Officers with the Groveland (MA) Police Department had just rescued a 44-year-old hunter who had capsized a canoe on the Parker River, when they found themselves in the same predicament.

New Jersey AG Limits Immigration Enforcement Duties for Local Police

November 29, 2018
Under the new policy, police in New Jersey can no longer stop, search or detain any individual over immigration status and detain immigrants at the request of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE—except in cases of serious or violent crimes or final deportation orders.

Boston's Top Cop Fires Back at ACLU "Paper Warriors"

November 26, 2018
Boston Police Commissioner William Gross ripped into ACLU "paper warriors" for suing the city over a gang database, saying the civil rights advocates are turning a blind eye to "atrocities" committed by gang members.

Pennsylvania Police Chief Arrested for Suspected DUI

November 20, 2018
Swatara Township police say that Charles Kellar was pulled over after officers received a call about an erratic driver.

New York Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

November 20, 2018
Officer Michael Sippel of the Rochester (NY) Police Department pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge that he assaulted a Rochester man who had been wrongly identified as a burglary suspect.

New York Officers Rescue Man from Icy Water in Canal

November 19, 2018
A driver in New York whose car came to a stop in a frigid canal was pulled out of the icy water by two Islip police officers who happened to be nearby.

New York Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect in Custody

November 16, 2018
Elmira police say an officer attempted to pull over 35-year-old Billy McGinnis on Wednesday afternoon when McGinnis accelerated, striking the officer and fleeing the scene.

Pennsylvania Police Shoot, Wound, Apparently Suicidal Gun-Wielding Subject

November 15, 2018
Police in Philadelphia responded to a call of a man wielding a gun on Tuesday evening, arriving at the scene to find 66-year-old Patrick McGuinn on his front porch with a gun in his hand.

NYPD Officer Helps Irish Family See Broadway Musical "Hamilton"

November 14, 2018
The department said in a Facebook post, "When a first time visitor to NYC found out she was $20 short for tickets after standing in line for 4 days, she ran for help— and luckily met Officer Dicandia. He understood the magnitude of the emergency and pulled a 20 out of his pocket so she didn’t have to throw away her shot."

Video: NYPD Officer Sings Backstreet Boys Over Patrol Car Speakers

November 12, 2018
Video of an NYPD officer belting out the Backstreet Boys classic "I Want it That Way" from his patrol car is delighting the internet.
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