Harley-Davidson Motor Company is planning some memorable events to celebrate 105 years of Harley-Davidson Police motorcycles August 26-31, including the first ever Harley-Davidson-sponsored Riding Skills Competition. Proceeds from the four-day event will benefit Concerns of Police Survivors.
A proposed $2 million settlement of a lawsuit by five black Minneapolis police officers alleging racial discrimination by the city and the Police Department is off the table.
For their joint efforts in searching for a missing elderly woman, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Sgt. Travis Ash of the Baker County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office and Senior Trooper Christopher M. Hawkins of the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division as its Officers of the Month for May 2008.
Blood-sucking bedbugs infesting a Jersey City multi-family home triggered a huge hazmat response after sheriff's officers making an arrest found the place crawling with the critters and came under the attack of their bites yesterday, officials said.
At his arraignment yesterday, San Diego officer Frank White pleaded not guilty to one felony count of grossly negligent discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of exhibiting a firearm. The first charge carries two enhancements for causing great bodily injury to Silva and her son. He faces up to nine years in prison if convicted.
Camden Deputy Police Chief John Scott Thomson yesterday was promoted to chief of police, taking over a department struggling to control drug dealing, gang warfare, and a homicide rate on a record pace.
A Satsuma, Ala., police officer behind the wheel of a patrol car fatally injured a drug suspect Tuesday night when he accidentally ran over the man following a chase initiated by Baldwin County deputies on Interstate 65, officials said.
A Long Beach police officer on Wednesday shot and wounded an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who allegedly brandished a shotgun and ignored officers' orders to drop the weapon.