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<p>Miami Police Officer L. Gonzalez demonstrates FATS 300LE for media. (Photo courtesy of Miami Police Department)</p>

Meggitt Training Systems Launches Virtual Training with Miami PD

August 15, 2018
Meggitt Training Systems has announced the launch of test and evaluation with the Miami Police Department for Meggitt Training Systems' FATS 300LE. The FATS 300LE delivers virtual scenarios that train police officers in the split-second, use-of-force evaluations and de-escalation tactics they need to deploy in real-world situations.
<p>Elbeco&#39;s&nbsp;FlexTech Base Layer T-Neck is offered in Midnight Navy and Black. (Photo: Elbeco)</p>

Elbeco Enhanced Base Layer Series Now Available

August 15, 2018
Elbeco Inc.'s new FlexTech Base Layer is now available on shelves at participating dealer locations. The enhanced fabric combination features a blend of 96% Cotton and 4% Spandex designed to provide quick-drying comfort with antimicrobial technology.
<p>Sgt. Lee Smith of the Wayne County (MI) Sheriff&#39;s Office was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he jogged. (Photo: Wayne County SO)</p>

Off-Duty Michigan Sheriff's Deputy Killed in Hit-and-Run

August 15, 2018
Sgt. Lee Smith was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he jogged in Hines Park, Westland police say.

Philly SWAT Officer Shot in Face Last Week Leaves Hospital

August 15, 2018
The shootout left 49-year-old SWAT team officer Jaison Potts with a broken jaw. He and other officers were trying to execute a search warrant in Germantown.
<p>Desiree Collins was taking her garbage out on the morning of Sept. 23, 2017, when she was attacked by a St. Paul police dog looking for a male burglary suspect. Both the city and the involved officer have said the incident was a &quot;terrible mistake.&quot; (Photo: Screen shot from St. Paul Police Video)</p>

Judge Calls St. Paul Officer "Reckless" in Lawsuit Over K-9 Attack on Innocent Bystander

August 15, 2018
“Both the city and (the involved police officer) have acknowledged that what happened was a terrible mistake,” Tunheim wrote in his decision. “(Officer Thaddeus) Schmidt’s contention is that his actions, while negligent, did not rise to the level of a constitutional violation. But even taking the facts in the light most favorable to Schmidt, his actions were more than negligent. They were reckless.”

Activists Want Chicago Officers to Call Supervisors Before Arresting Resisting Suspects

August 15, 2018
For a number of offenses, a supervisor would need to approve the arrest “unless not practicable under the circumstances.” Those crimes range from gambling and prostitution offenses to obstructing, resisting or assaulting a police officer.
<p>Officer&nbsp;Fadi Shukur of the Detroit Police Department was seriously injured in an August 4 hit-and-run. He died overnight. (Photo: Detroit PD)</p>

Detroit Officer Dies 10 Days After On-Duty Hit-and-Run

August 15, 2018
Shukur was struck by a car while walking to his patrol vehicle after responding to a crowd control call. The driver of the SUV that hit him, which was estimated to be traveling at 60 or 70 miles an hour, was 19-year-old Jonathan David Cole of Belleville.
<p>Four of the suspects arrested at a New Mexico compound and charged with child abuse have been granted. Prosecutors also allege they were training the children to conduct terror attacks.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

Video: 4 New Mexico Compound Suspects Granted Bail, Prosecutors Allege Terror Plot

August 15, 2018
Siraj Wahhaj is wanted in Georgia and being held for possible extradition. The other four suspects will have a $20,000 signature bond – meaning they'll have to pay that amount if they don't show for their trial – and will have to wear ankle monitors. In addition, they will not be allowed to leave the country, and any visits with children will be supervised.
<p>A Vacaville, CA, police officer rescues a shelter dog from an oncoming wildfire.&nbsp;</p>

Video: California Officers Race to Save Shelter Dogs, Cats from Wildfire

August 15, 2018
In the chaotic moments on Friday when the Nelson Fire first started bearing down in Solano County, officers from the Vacaville Police Department jumped into action.
<p>Deputy Tim Sims of the Cleveland County (NC) Sheriff&#39;s Office was shot in the face responding to a call about a wanted man Tuesday.</p>

Video: North Carolina Deputy Shot in Face, Suspect in Custody

August 15, 2018
Authorities say Sims was shot when he responded to a call about Dakota Gage Greene. Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman said during a confrontation, Greene pulled a handgun from his waistband and shot Sims in the face and thigh.
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