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NYPD Officer Shot, Saved by Armor

The officer was hit in his vest as officers arrived at the apartment shortly after 9 p.m. and the suspect fired through the door, the sources said. Another officer was grazed in the leg, police said.

March 8, 2021

Street Racers Block Colorado Highway

The Aurora Police Department tweet, which went out about 12:08 AM, reads: "There are reportedly 600 vehicles involved intentionally blocking the shoulders preventing police from accessing the area. There are reports of fireworks and smoke and weapons being waved. Stay out of area while officers try to address the situation."

March 8, 2021

Colorado Officers Injured Breaking Up Massive House Party

Colorado Officers Injured Breaking Up Massive House Party

Police say three officers were injured after they were struck with rocks and bricks. Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold said all the injuries were minor. However, one officer came close to sustaining serious injuries, but a gas mask protected the officer's face from a blunt object thrown at police.

March 8, 2021

Polls: Public Support for Police Increasing, Only 18% Want Defunding

Only 18% of respondents supported the movement known as "defund the police," and 58% said they opposed it. Though white Americans (67%) and Republicans (84%) were much more likely to oppose the movement, only 28% of black Americans and 34% of Democrats were in favor of it.

March 8, 2021

General's Report on DC Riot Says Capitol Police Need 884 More Officers

General's Report on DC Riot Says Capitol Police Need 884 More Officers

The report says the Capitol Police were "understaffed, insufficiently equipped and inadequately trained" to secure the Capitol and Congress members against the mob on Jan. 6, a 24/7 so a "Quick Reaction Force" (QRF) must be established amid growing security threats to the building.

March 8, 2021

Capitol Police Want 60-Day Extension on National Guard Aid
Las Vegas Police Retirements Up 37%

Las Vegas Police Retirements Up 37%

“If an anti-police environment were driving separations, we would expect to see a large number of separations with years of service insufficient to retire,” Larry Hadfield, department spokesperson, said in an email. “So far, we have not seen that.”

March 5, 2021

Verizon Launches First Responder Service with NBA Partnership
Proposed KY Law Would Make it Illegal to Provoke Violence by Taunting Police

Proposed KY Law Would Make it Illegal to Provoke Violence by Taunting Police

The proposed law makes a person guilty of disorderly conduct — a Class B misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 90 days' imprisonment — if he or she "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response.

March 5, 2021

SHOT Show 2021: The Lost SHOT Show

SHOT Show 2021: The Lost SHOT Show

COVID-19 canceled this year's show. But here's a look at some of the law enforcement products that would have been featured, if the show had gone on.

March 5, 2021

House Democrats Pass Police Reform Bill

The bill passed by a 220-212 vote. Texas Rep. Lance Gooden was the lone Republican to vote in favor of the bill, while two Democrats voted against it. Gooden said later he pressed the wrong button.

March 4, 2021

LAPD Officer Dies Days After Being Hit by Vehicle

LAPD Officer Dies Days After Being Hit by Vehicle

The LAPD announced in a statement Wednesday the death of Officer Jose Anzora. He worked for the department since 2011, and spent the majority of his career in the Newton Division.

March 4, 2021

Retired Connecticut Trooper Killed by Punch in Las Vegas

Retired Connecticut Trooper Killed by Punch in Las Vegas

Thomas Driscoll, 57, of Chicopee, Mass., was walking on a pedestrian bridge between the Cromwell Hotel & Casino and Bally's around 4:30 a.m. when he and a woman companion walked past a group of men. One of the men made a comment about the two, then ran toward the pair and down a set of stairs as they rode an escalator down from the bridge.

March 4, 2021