The Medal of Valor is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect others from harm. The awards are for acts of bravery during incidents in the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 award cycles.
“My client did not want to risk losing the murder case so he decided to plead guilty to manslaughter with a three year sentence, to be released in two years, and the murder case dismissed."
Officers need to have fast and accurate tools for identifying unknown substances, and these three manufacturers are supplying them.
Valiant Dynamics’ EvolvR combat stock is designed to help officers achieve a better shooting position when wearing body armor and using a patrol rifle.
“There has been a number of concerted efforts to stop the Public Safety Training Center by committing criminal acts here in Atlanta, into Cobb County, in Birmingham, AL; and other states and we appreciate the Federal Bureau of Investigation joining this investigation to stop these attempts of intimidation."
Carfax for Police has compiled a Catalytic Converter Replacement Report that identifies the most-targeted vehicles nationally, regionally, and by state. The data is based on Carfax service reports for catalytic converter replacements from more than 60,000 service shops.
On Friday the staff and owners of the Starbucks location held an event to memorialize the fallen officer.
Chief Deputy Jody Cash was transporting a prisoner to the Marshall County jail when the man reportedly shot him.
During her 11-year police career, Ruby and her handler Corporal Daniel O’Neil participated in many search and rescue missions as part of the K-9 Unit and volunteered with the Community, Diversity and Equity Unit, appearing in schools and at many events.
The property owner did not tell the responding deputies that Vasquez Orozco and another worker, Ramiro Morales, were in the garden protecting the crop, nor did he warn them that Vasquez Orozco was armed with a firearm
“The Buffalo Police responded in less than two minutes after this incident began,” Mayor Byron W. Brown said in an afternoon news conference. "If not for their swift response and courageous actions, more lives probably would have been lost yesterday.”
Retired Buffalo Officer Aaron Salter, 55, was the first to defend lives and engage the shooter when he entered the Tops market around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on state Route 94 in a remote and rugged area of east San Diego County near the U.S.-Mexico border. A Cal Fire spokesperson said a Border Patrol agent was in a rollover crash and that their vehicle took heavy damage.
Agents served a search warrant at Chief Joe Don Chitwood’s home in Wetumka where they found small amounts of methamphetamine. Chitwood was booked into the Hughes County Jail where he faces charges of meth distribution.
The new policy, which took effect April 26 according to an internal memo written by Chief Erika Shields, is a rollback to a policy enacted in December 2012 to reduce deaths and injuries caused by the chases.
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