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Philly Officer Saves Family From Burning Home

February 2, 2010
A police officer roused residents of a burning row house in North Philadelphia this morning, hustling them to safety before the home exploded in flames.

Black Officers Blast St. Louis PD With Racism Charges

February 2, 2010
The president of a black officers' group blasted the St. Louis Police Department on Monday, claiming it tolerates a culture of racism.

Budget-Strapped L.A. Considers Police Layoffs

February 2, 2010
As the Los Angeles City Council weighed options to address a $208-million shortfall, Councilman Bernard C. Parks on Monday ordered the city's top budget analyst to prepare a plan that could include layoffs of police officers and firefighters.
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Detroit Police Seize $1.3M Worth of Heroin

February 2, 2010
Detroit Police took about $1.3 million worth of heroin off the streets over the weekend, Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans said today.

Massive Manhunt Launched After Shooting of N.J. Officer

February 1, 2010
Detailing the calamitous encounter, acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino today said several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force and launched a massive manhunt to find the people who shot Officer Gerald Veneziano. The officer remained hospitalized tonight in critical but stable condition at University Hospital in Newark.

Body Armor Maker Protective Products Files For Bankruptcy

February 1, 2010
After declaring bankruptcy earlier this month, Protective Products of America, a Florida-based body armor manufacturer, ceased public trading of its stock, appointed a new chief executive and began an internal investigation, the company has announced.

Michigan Man Kills Himself After Holding Deputy at Gunpoint

January 29, 2010
A 23-year-old man on probation for a weapons offense shot and killed himself on a Michigan roadway, after a tense stand-off with an officer who had pulled him over.

Two Suspects In Arizona Officer's Shooting Captured After Gun Battle

January 29, 2010
A Gilbert police lieutenant was mortally wounded when a suspect with an outstanding warrant shot him from inside a work truck he pulled over for an obscured license plate.

PROTECH Tactical Expands Line of IMPAC Special Threat Plates

January 29, 2010
PROTECH Tactical's expanded line of IMPAC special threat plates provides ballistic and stab protection for concealable body armor vests.

Safariland's PROTECH Level III Armor Meets NIJ Standard

January 29, 2010
Safariland has satisfied the hard armor plate requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).
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