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ATF Head Names FBI, DEA In Gun-Trafficking Probe

July 6, 2011
Facing increasing pressure to resign, the interim head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) instead added more fuel to a gun-trafficking probe by implicating the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday.

N.C. Officer Dies In Rappelling Accident

July 6, 2011
A Sanford (N.C.) Police officer has died in a "freak accident" after injuring himself while rappelling down a four-story building during a training exercise.

Florida Officer of the Year Allegedly Distributed Meth

July 6, 2011
The Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department's 2010 Officer of the Year has been indicted in a federal drug probe alleging he distributed more than 500 pounds of methamphetamine.

"Scarf Face" Robber Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

July 6, 2011
During both robberies, Lonnie Troy wore a hooded jacket, gloves, and a black scarf over the bottom half of his face, and brandished a chrome-plated long-barrel .45-caliber revolver. As Troy left both stores, he wished the clerks, "Merry Christmas."

Man Charged In Killing Memphis Officer Eligible for Death Penalty

July 6, 2011
The 22-year-old man accused of killing a police officer and his wife's ex-husband will face two charges of first-degree murder, which could bring the death penalty.

Charlotte Officer Seriously Hurt in Head-On Collision

July 6, 2011
Officer Jim Guard was driving southbound on Steele Creek Road, police said, when his patrol car collided with a Jeep Liberty SUV traveling northbound around 2:12 p.m.

Strategos Introduces New Weapon Light

July 6, 2011
The PEL-6 Secutor, named after a class of gladiator in ancient Rome, uses a CREE LED that produces more than 120 Lumens of bright white light. Featuring a patented user interface of a rotating tailcap, the flashlight enables the user to program constant on modes thus enabling functions to be activated with one hand. The user does not have to alter his grip to push buttons or rotate bezel rings to achieve immediate tactical functionality.

BART Chief Backs Officers In Fatal Shooting

July 5, 2011
The Bay Area Rapid Transit police Chief Kenton Rainey on Monday publicly defended how his officers responded Sunday by fatally shooting an intoxicated man who used a bottle as a weapon and had a knife.

Texas Town Cuts Police Department

July 5, 2011
The City Council in Alto, Texas, has essentially eliminated its police department, reducing the police budget to zero and coordinating with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Officer to handle calls for the 1,200-resident town.

LAPD Officers To Pay Increased Health-Care Costs In Labor Deal

July 5, 2011
Los Angeles Police officers will pass up a cost-of-living raise and shoulder increased health-care costs under a new labor deal with the city that was announced today.
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