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Mark43 Announces $38M in Series C Funding Led by General Catalyst and Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital

March 29, 2018
Mark43, a leading cloud-based public safety software platform, today announced $38M in Series C funding led by General Catalyst and Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital. The round will bring Mark43’s total funding to $77.8 million, with returning investments from Spark Capital, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, Bezos Expeditions, Goldman Sachs, General David Petraeus, Sheel Tyle’s Amplo, Innovation Endeavors, Govtech Fund, SV Angel, and others.
<p>Chief Robert Glen Leggett, Turkey Creek&#39;s chief of police, was &quot;critically injured&quot; in the attack. A suspect has been arrested.</p>

Video: Louisiana Chief Stabbed in Face, Critically Injured

March 28, 2018
Evangeline Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in connection with the Tuesday night stabbing of a Louisiana police chief who was critically injured.

Orange County Votes to Join Feds to Oppose California's 'Sanctuary' Law

March 28, 2018
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in a closed-door session to join the federal government in a lawsuit against California over the state "sanctuary" law that went into effect in January.
<p>Photo: Atlanta PD/Facebook</p>

Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, Affects Police Operations

March 28, 2018
Because of a ransomware attack, the Atlanta Municipal Court has been unable to validate warrants. Police officers have been writing reports by hand. The city has stopped taking employment applications.
<p>When Chief David Conner hired 25-year-old Erica Trevino, she became the first female deaf commissioned police officer hired to work at the department and is believed to be the first in the state of Texas.</p>

Video: Department Hires First Deaf Female Officer in Texas

March 28, 2018
Trevino says she is fluent in four sign languages and can communicate in ways most officers can't when someone is in distress or needs help.

Jury Awards Massachusetts Officer Over $2 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

March 28, 2018
A Suffolk County, MA, jury has awarded more than $2 million to a veteran female police officer in Winthrop, finding that the town sexually discriminated and retaliated against her, according to court records.
<p>A protester abused&nbsp;California Highway Patrol&nbsp;Sgt. Ron Wade during a Stephon Clark shooting demonstration last week.</p>

Video: Black CHP Sergeant Berated as "Uncle Tom" During Sacramento Protest

March 28, 2018
CHP Sgt. Ron Wade, 45, was the lone African American in a group of roughly 30 officers lined up in formation on I Street near the onramp to northbound lanes of Interstate 5.
<p>On Sunday, Sgt. Cade Brenchley became the 11th state trooper to be hit by a car in 2018, while a total of 10 troopers were hit in all of 2017, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety.</p>

Video: Utah Trooper Hit by Skidding Car, Launched into Air

March 28, 2018
On Sunday, Sgt. Cade Brenchley became the 11th state trooper to be hit by a car in 2018, while a total of 10 troopers were hit in all of 2017, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety.

$100 Million WI School Safety Plan to Address 'Any Threat,' Governor Says

March 27, 2018
A $100 million plan to improve school safety in Wisconsin is "critically important for students," Gov. Scott Walker said Monday after he signed the bill into law in front of fourth-graders at Victor Haen Elementary School.

Alaska Trooper Seriously Injured, 1 Man Dead After Altercation

March 27, 2018
According to a trooper dispatch, the responding trooper was incapacitated after Yakunin attacked him and additional troopers were dispatched for backup.
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