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Gear from Over 100 Companies to Debut at TREXPO East 2007

August 2, 2007
At TREXPO East you'll get to see the latest gear from nearly 120 exhibiting companies, and even evaluate and purchase equipment right on the EXPO floor.

Cities Sue Gangs

August 2, 2007
Several cities are asking courts for injunctions targeting specific gangs and gang members hanging out together as a way of preventing violence. In addition to hampering gang activity, the lawsuits give police legal reasons to stop and question gang members.

Elbeco Contest to Offer $5,000 for Best Story

August 1, 2007
Elbeco Incorporated, manufacturer of public safety uniforms, is celebrating its centennial year in 2007. To commemorate this milestone, the company will honor the men and women who wear their uniforms. In September, Elbeco will launch the "Every Elbeco Uniform Tells a Story" contest encouraging current and past service professionals to submit interesting stories that happened while they were wearing an Elbeco uniform.

TigerLight Fends Off Cougar, Saves Family

July 31, 2007
On July 4th Javier Rivera, a security guard at The Ant Farm in Hollywood, California sat at a picnic table in the hills outside San Diego with his three children and a niece, having lunch. The last thing on his mind was the possibility of a cougar attack. However, things were about to change.

ASPCA Seeking Nominations for Annual Humane Awards

July 30, 2007
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is inviting the public to nominate extraordinary pets and people for its annual Humane Awards.

Law Enforcement Deaths Rose Sharply First Half of 2007

July 30, 2007
The number of law enforcement officers killed in the United States soared by 44 percent during the first six months of 2007, and for the first time in three decades, more than 100 officer deaths were recorded by the halfway point of the year, according to preliminary statistics from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS).

Armor Holdings Plans Merge with BAE Systems

July 27, 2007
Stockholders of Armor Holdings—manufacturer and distributor of body armor, duty gear, and other products for the military, law enforcement, and homeland security—have voted to adopt the agreement and plan of merger among BAE Systems, Jaguar Acquisitions Sub, and Armor Holdings.

PepperBall Technologies Releases Compact Handheld Less-Lethal Launcher

July 26, 2007
Complimenting previous carbine-sized PepperBall systems, the SA-4 handheld launcher can be carried in a holster and is immediately available for officer use. This makes the system a less-lethal option in many use-of-force situations for law enforcement…

New Fingerprint Technique Could Detect Sex, Race, Lifestyle

July 25, 2007
Researchers have found that tape made from gelatin could provide more information to forensics teams than current methods that can alter prints and eliminate traces of telltale chemicals.

Broward County Detective Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

July 24, 2007
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Det. Tina Lacertosa of the Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office as Officer of the Month for July 2007 for saving the victim of a hit-and-run who was thought to be dead.
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