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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.

Pennsylvania Police Shoot, Wound, Apparently Suicidal Gun-Wielding Subject

November 15, 2018
Police in Philadelphia responded to a call of a man wielding a gun on Tuesday evening, arriving at the scene to find 66-year-old Patrick McGuinn on his front porch with a gun in his hand.

California Officer Saves Newborn Baby's Life

November 15, 2018
Officer Gregory Palomo had just started his Tuesday tour when he received a report that a woman was screaming and crying for medical attention.

Missouri Town Disbands its Entire Police Force

November 15, 2018
The small town of Garden City (MO)—located about 50 miles southeast of Kansas City—disbanded its entire police force Wednesday, saying that the chief received word that he was instructed by the city council to lay off 100 percent of their police department effective immediately.
<p>Sergeant Steve Owen had responded to reports of a burglary in progress on October 5, 2016. Owen was checking the rear of the apartment building when the subject emerged and shot him. Image courtesy of ODMP.</p>

Parolee Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Cases of California Sheriff's Sergeant

November 15, 2018
Trenton Trevon Lovell is charged with the execution-style killing of Sergeant Steve Owen.
<p>Officers from the Grove City (OH) Police Department were able to take a reportedly suicidal boy into custody without injury to the boy or themselves.&nbsp;</p>

Video: Ohio Police Disarm Suicidal 11-Year-Old Knife Wielding Boy

November 15, 2018
Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide.

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.

Ex-Chicago Police Commander Accused of Stealing from Social Security

November 15, 2018
Kenneth Johnson is accused in U.S. District Court of bilking the Social Security Administration out of $363,064 from about June 1994 to November 2017.

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.
<p>The department said in a Facebook post, &quot;When a first time visitor to NYC found out she was $20 short for tickets after standing in line for 4 days, she ran for help&mdash; and luckily met Officer Dicandia. He understood the magnitude of the emergency and pulled a 20 out of his pocket so she didn&rsquo;t have to throw away her shot.&quot; Image courtesy of NYPD / Facebook.&nbsp;</p>

NYPD Officer Helps Irish Family See Broadway Musical "Hamilton"

November 14, 2018
The department said in a Facebook post, "When a first time visitor to NYC found out she was $20 short for tickets after standing in line for 4 days, she ran for help— and luckily met Officer Dicandia. He understood the magnitude of the emergency and pulled a 20 out of his pocket so she didn’t have to throw away her shot."
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