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Ohio Chief Bans Load-Bearing Vests for Officers

The chief of the Toledo (OH) Police Department has told officers they can no longer wear...

The chief of police for the Toledo Police Department has banned officers from wearing load-bearing vests that have been credited by many with relieving back pain associated with wearing duty belts that carry an officer's duty gear.


Washington Officer's Arrest of Teen Followed Policy

Two Kirkland, WA, police officers followed department policies and procedures when they roughly arrested a fleeing 14-year-old suspect in a YMCA teen center, according to a final report following an investigation of the arrest.



OHD, LLP Quantifit

The OHD Quantifit is made to provide extremely accurate, OSHA and NFPA compliant mask fit testing in 2-3 minutes, and allow testing in any environment with no consumables using patented Controlled Negative Pressure Technology.


Pennsylvania Police Union Loses in Fight Over Tattoos

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police lost in its bid to defend officers who have visible tattoos that some might construe as offensive following an incident in which an officer was seen in a short-sleeve uniform shirt revealing a tattoo some argued was a Nazi symbol.