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Image courtesy of Discovery's Planet Green.

'Operation Wild' Will Feature Florida Wildlife Officers

December 31, 2009
Discovery's Planet Green channel will feature the officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in a new reality show scheduled to air beginning Jan. 8.

Arizona Motorcyclist Fails To Outrun Police Helicopter

December 30, 2009
A 22-year-old Arizona man rode his motorcycle 50 miles around Phoenix attempting to outrun a police helicopter, traveling at speeds of up to 100 mph and heading down a wrong-way street leading into an airport terminal.

Florida Agencies Report More Female LEOs

December 30, 2009
The Panama City Police Department and Bay County Sheriff's Office now count 10% of its force as female sworn officers, WMBB.com reports.
DWI checkpoint in East Haven, Conn. Image courtesy of versageek (Flickr.com).

Drunk Drivers Using Twitter To Avoid DUI Checkpoints

December 30, 2009
Drivers are sending each other "tweets" that include the intersections of checkpoints, as well as text messages and an iPhone application that allows drivers to input checkpoint locations.

LAPD Struggles To Fill Openings In Gang Unit

December 30, 2009
Candidates to work gang-related assignments for the Los Angeles Police Department have been reluctant to volunteer because of a new rule passed in the spring that requires them to disclose details of their personal finances.

Florida Recruit's Heart 'Just Gave Out On Him'

December 30, 2009
Williams, who had left his masters program in psychology, had completed his coursework at the Daytona State College police academy. Williams collapsed, after completing the agency's pre-employment agility test.

Off-Duty Officer Helps Wal-Mart Greeter Detain Shoplifter

December 30, 2009
After observing Joseph Anthony Hill attempting to force his way past the greeter with a shopping cart with unpaid TVs and a computer, officer Josh Wright identified himself and showed his badge.

Oakland Police Arrest Two, Seek One After Chase and Neighborhood Lockdown

December 29, 2009
Two teenagers were arrested, a third released, and a fourth is still being sought after a police chase over a stolen car ended in a crash and the possible firing of a gun at officers Monday night in Oakland, Calif., authorities said.

Kahr Arms Offers PM9 and PM40 With Crimson Trace Laserguard

December 29, 2009
The PM9093L and PM4043L will come with the new Crimson Trace Laserguard (LG-437) — a compact, user-adjustable laser-sighting system.

BlackHawk Introduces Nytek Duty Belt And Pouches

December 29, 2009
BlackHawk Products Group has introduced two new duty-gear lines using Nytek, a nylon composite fabric that's available in a plain or basket-weave finish to comply with agency or personal equipment uniform requirements.
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