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Durham Officer Fired in Overtime Scandal

October 15, 2009
A Durham, N.C., officer who was fired Wednesday as a result of an overtime scandal is not going out without a fight.

Gang Leader Preyed On Children, Prosecutor Says

October 15, 2009
The last defendant to be sentenced in the sweeping federal case against the Insane Deuces street gang of Aurora, Ill., was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 20 years in prison after a prosecutor described him as an enforcer who "sent children out to kill other children."

Officer Turnover, Texas City's Growth Challenge New Police Chief

October 15, 2009
When Michael McConnell steps in as the fifth police chief of Horizon City, Texas, in two years, he will inherit a department grappling with an increase in calls for service and a staff saddled with high turnover.

Thieves Switch Envelope of Money, Envelope of Paper Strips

October 15, 2009
Police say they are investigating an unusual robbery in which a woman reportedly snatched a purse from another woman, stole an envelope containing $2,000, and replaced it with an envelope of newspaper strips.

Stumbling Cop Who Shot Suspect Won't Be Charged

October 15, 2009
A San Mateo, Calif., police officer won't be charged for shooting and wounding a suspect in August, partly because his gun went off by accident when he tripped on a curb, authorities said Wednesday.

Harley-Davidson Closes Buell Division

October 15, 2009
Harley-Davidson will close its Buell subsidiary in East Troy, Wisc., which will result in the ceasing of production of the Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP motorcycle, BizTimes Daily reports.
John Elway signs an autograph for an excited fan at the IACP show in Denver. Elway drew hundreds of autograph seekers to the Digital Ally booth at the show.

Autograph Seekers Flocked to Digital Ally IACP Booth to Meet John Elway

October 15, 2009
Hundreds gathered around Digital Ally's Booth at the 116th International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Denver last Monday in the hopes of meeting John Elway.
Executives of the Los Angeles Police Historical Society (LAPHS) were recently honored by the San Diego Police Historical Society for their assistance in establishing the San Diego Police Museum. Shown here left to right are: retired LAPD captain and LAPHS chairman Greg Meyer, former LAPD detective sergeant and best-selling author Joseph Wambaugh who serves on the LAPHS Board of Governors, retired LAPD chief Daryl F. Gates who serves on the LAPHS Board of Governors, retired LAPD commander Keith Bushey who serves on the LAPHS Board of Directors, and retired LAPD detective and LAPHS founder Richard Kalk.

Los Angeles Police Historical Society Honored at Dinner

October 14, 2009
The LAPHS was honored by the SDPHS for its assistance in opening the San Diego Police Museum. The museum at 4710 College Ave. in San Diego opened last December in a renovated branch library building that had been acquire by the San Diego PD.

Charlotte Officer Critically Injured in Patrol Car Accident

October 14, 2009
Officer Joe Willinsky, who has been on the police force for about 13 months and works in the Providence Division, is in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Officer Robert Fey, a spokesman for the department.

Three Heroes of 9/11 Die of Cancer in Five Days

October 13, 2009
A firefighter and two cops who worked at Ground Zero in the days and weeks after Sept. 11 have died of cancer in the past five days, the New York Daily News has learned.
Tags: 9/11, NYPD
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