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Ax-Wielding Man Accused of Causing OIS in Texas

November 16, 2018
Officers with the Laredo (TX) Police Department responded to calls of a man wielding an ax in a threatening manner, arriving at the scene to find a man fitting that description.

Video: Illegal Immigrant Opens Fire on Arkansas Officer at Traffic Stop

November 16, 2018
Newly released dashcam video shows an incident over the weekend in which 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio—reportedly an illegal immigrant—opened fire on Corporal Brett Thompson of the Washington County (AR) Sheriff's Office.

Illegal Immigrant Opens Fire on Arkansas Officer at Traffic Stop

November 15, 2018
Newly released dashcam video shows an incident over the weekend in which 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio—reportedly an illegal immigrant—opened fire on Corporal Brett Thompson of the Washington County (AR) Sheriff's Office. According to Fox News, Corporal Thompson tried to initiate a traffic stop in Tontitown, located just outside Fayetteville. More Here.

Florida Officer Charged in Fatal Patrol Vehicle Collision

November 15, 2018
The Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office said on Wednesday that Officer John Young Song—who has been with the police department for six years— was travelling at nearly 80 miles per hour when he crashed his marked patrol vehicle into a car driven by Emilio Vizcaino in March.

Report: Some Deputies Don't Remember Active Shooter Training Prior to Parkland Massacre

November 15, 2018
According to a new report, some deputies with the Broward County (FL) Sheriff’s Office couldn’t remember the last time they attended mass-shooter training—others couldn't recall what they'd learned when they did attend.

Trial Begins for Man Charged with Shooting South Carolina Officer in 2013

November 14, 2018
Mark Blake Jr. is acting as his own lawyer—although he does have a public defender at his side in case he wants legal advice—as he stands accused of attempted murder of a police officer during a 2013 traffic stop.

Photo: Florida Deputies Stop "Fred Flintstone" for Speeding

November 14, 2018
"Mr. Flinstone was issued a citation for speed and became unruly and had to be detained. After further investigation, Mr. Flinstone was issued a Notice To Appear and released," the agency said.

Alabama Officer Replaces Kids' Basketball Nets, Gets "Shopping Spree" to Continue Giving

November 14, 2018
When managers at a nearby sporting goods store learned of the kind deed performed by Officer Chris Lassinger, they gifted him a $500 shopping spree so that he may continue his good deeds of bringing joy to children.

Supreme Court Rejects Officers' Lawsuit in Freddie Gray Case

November 14, 2018
The High Court agreed with a lower court ruling that Mosby has prosecutorial immunity in the case, declining to take up the appeal, and effectively ending the case in Mosby's favor.

Orlando PD to Get 800 new AR-15 Patrol Rifles

November 13, 2018
The upgraded weapons—including optics and lights—will cost an estimated $1.34 million, according to OPD spokesman Eduardo Bernal.

Georgia Inmates Pen Heartfelt Letter in Support of Slain Deputy

November 13, 2018
A group of nearly two dozen inmates at the Gwinnett County (GA) Jail signed a letter to Sheriff Butch Conway in support of the agency as it mourns the murder of Officer Antwan Toney, who was killed last month while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle near a school.

Sexual Battery Charge Against Florida Officer Dropped

November 13, 2018
An officer with the Tampa (FL) Police Department who had been accused of sexually battering a woman he pulled over in a traffic stop in 2016 won't be criminally prosecuted.

Woman Falsely Accuses Florida Deputy of Rape

November 12, 2018
A woman arrested for shoplifting falsely accused a Palm Beach County (FL) Sheriff's Office deputy of rape earlier this year, authorities say.

Gunman Shoots at NC Police Through Sunroof with High-Powered Rifle

November 12, 2018
As soon as a police officer hit the blue lights to pull over the black Lexus Sunday, a man stood up through the sunroof and started shooting. Two suspects are still at large.

Maryland SRO Fatally Shot Himself at School

November 12, 2018
A Baltimore County police officer working as a school resource officer at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, MD, fatally shot himself Monday, according to Baltimore County Police.

North Carolina Officer Dies in Crash Responding to Robbery Call

November 12, 2018
Officer Jared William Franks, 24, died when his car collided with another police car during a pursuit.

Malfunctioning Water Heater Blamed for School Shooting Scare in North Carolina

November 9, 2018
Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School in Pender County, NC.

15-Year-Old on ATV Leads Texas Officers on Freeway Chase

November 9, 2018
The hour-long pursuit eventually ended off the FM 1340 exit, where the teen surrendered. Deputies took him over to the Tractor Supply Co. to get the ATV off the freeway and took him into custody.

$100K Donated to Florida LEOs, Volunteers Affected by Hurricane Michael

November 9, 2018
“This storm hit us very hard,” Sheriff Ford said, noting about 60 staff members and deputies lost their homes. “Their resolve has been inspiring. They didn’t skip a beat in serving their community.”

NFL Player Protesting Police During Anthem Goes on "Eye-Opening" Ride-Along

November 9, 2018
"When you're actually in the situation and they call you to a certain situation and you have to go, I'm like, 'Wait, wait, wait. Where are we going? I'm not going to stop a fight right now. I'm in the car,'" Crawford said. "It's more real life when you have to go into those situations and everybody is walking around you saying, 'F the police,' and stuff like that."
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