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Point Blank Prevails in Lawsuit Over Vest Suspension System

The United States Federal Court in the southern district of Florida has denied a motion for class certification of a lawsuit that was filed against Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., and has dismissed the case. In the case, a few individual Ohio police officers and two law enforcement associations alleged that a nationwide class should be certified to pursue claims that Point Blank’s Self-Suspending Ballistic System for shoulder straps used on ballistic vests was defective.

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Officer Spencer Badger responded on Friday to the home of a young woman who had been the victim...

Ohio Officer Surprises Birthday Girl with Visit and a Meaningful Gift

Officer Spencer Badger responded on Friday to the home of a young woman who had been the victim of an alleged crime. The following day, he returned to the residence in civilian clothes, bearing a birthday card and a small but meaningful gift.

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2 Utah Departments Mourn Deaths of 1 Off-Duty, 1 Retired Officer

Lieutenant (ret.) James Crowley had served with the West Valley (UT) Police Department. Sergeant Cory Peterson had served with the Unified Police Department.

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Wisconsin Officer Injured in Crash with Alleged DUI Driver

An officer with the Sheboygan (WI) Police Department was reportedly injured in a collision with a suspected drunk driver on Saturday.

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A rookie officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has been fired over a confrontation with a...

Video: Off-Duty Rookie Officer Fired Over Confrontation with On-Duty Officer

A rookie officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has been fired over a confrontation with a uniformed officer with the Swissvale (PA) Police Department.

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Members of the community joined officers with the Clearwater (FL) Police Department in gathering...

Police Departments Sending Truck Loads of Donations to Hurricane Victims

Members of the community joined officers with the Clearwater (FL) Police Department in gathering supplies to bring to survivors of Hurricane Michael.

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Vermont Chief Injured in Fatal Head-On Collision

A 48-year-old man was killed when his vehicle drifted over the centerline of a road in Groton, Vermont, and struck the vehicle occupied by St. Johnsbury Police Chief Timothy Page and his wife Colleen on Saturday.

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K-9 Axe had served with the St. Clair Shores Police Department for two years.  (Photo: St. Clair...

Michigan K-9 Shot, Killed While Tracking Suspect

K-9 Axe had served with the St. Clair Shores Police Department for two years. K9 Axe was named in memory of U.S. Navy SEAL Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Axelson who was killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.

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Washington Voters to Decide on Lowering Bar for Police Deadly Force Prosecutions

Washington Voters to Decide on Lowering Bar for Police Deadly Force Prosecutions

Voters in Washington will decide on Tuesday whether that state should lower the barrier to prosecuting police for use of deadly force. Ballot initiative 940 would remove the state's malice requirement, which says prosecutors must prove an officer acted with "evil intent" when bringing criminal charges for killing in the line of duty.

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Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

An officer with the Cleveland Division of Police was shot in the early morning hours on Sunday. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

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