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South Carolina Officer Struck by Car

An officer with the Williamston (SC) Police Department was struck by a passing vehicle while...

An officer with the Williamston (SC) Police Department was struck by a passing vehicle while investigating a traffic collision in heavy fog. Officer Ronnie Drennon—who has been with the department for seven years—was pinned between his squad car and the vehicle that struck him.

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Study: St. Paul Police Department Should Hire 100 More Officers

A newly released study of the St. Paul (MN) Police Department contends that the agency should hire at least 100 more officers and support staff in order to keep up with increasing call loads, a growing population, and the ever-increasing complexity of conducting criminal investigations.

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Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca Likely to be Headed to Jail

Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca Likely to be Headed to Jail

The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, opening the door for the disgraced ex-lawman to be remanded to one of the jails he once oversaw.

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DOJ Announces Plan to Track Police Officer Suicides

The United States Department of Justice has announced that it will begin collecting data on police officer suicides, and will provide grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to improve mental health services, train to reduce the stigma of officers seeking help, and create programs to address repeated exposure to stress and trauma.

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Thorogood Boots Wear-Test

A Fort Pierce, FL, police officer wears Thorogood boots on patrol during the wear-test.

Law enforcement officers from three agencies spent one month wearing Thorogood's footwear on duty in a wide range of environments and situations. This is their review.