A Dallas man rushed to aid an officer involved in a violent struggle with a resistive subject—while other bystanders stood aside and captured video of the incident on their mobile phones. Steve Mabry was driving past the unidentified officer and the subject—identified as 30-year-old Tetus Powell—as the man was trying to take the officer's TASER.
November 20, 2018
Newly released dashcam video shows an incident over the weekend in which 29-year-old Luis Cobos-Cenobio—reportedly an illegal immigrant—opened fire on Corporal Brett Thompson of the Washington County (AR) Sheriff's Office. According to Fox News, Corporal Thompson tried to initiate a traffic stop in Tontitown, located just outside Fayetteville. More Here.
November 15, 2018
After an elderly man fell and injured himself last month police officers and firefighters in Pembroke Pines (FL) responded to render aid. One officer spotted a piano and proceeded to play "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey to comfort the family.
November 5, 2018
Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017. Body camera footage reveals that Durocher repeatedly shouted to other responding officers, "He has a gun! He has a gun!" before the shooting.
November 2, 2018
Officers with the Chamblee (GA) Police Department responded on Monday to an armed robbery at a pharmacy just seconds after the crime had been committed. An officer gave chase on foot while another drove up and—knowing the clear threat presented by the armed suspect—bumped into the offender with his squad car.
October 26, 2018
The "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops. The goal of Senate Bill 30—passed by the 85th Texas Legislature—is to define the behavior and expectations of citizens and law enforcement during traffic stop interactions.
October 16, 2018
An officer with the Houston (TX) Police Department is either incredibly lucky, or incredibly good. Surveillance camera footage shows the officer shooting at an armed man at a gas station on Saturday night—the gun then flies from the suspect's hand.
October 4, 2018
Officer Lippe was struck by three bullets; one hit his body camera, another was deflected by his bullet-proof vest and a third nicked his elbow, police said. Footage from Lippe’s camera was destroyed in the shooting. More Here.
October 1, 2018
Body-worn video showed the K-9—named "Titan"—grab and hold onto 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, who had reportedly climbed into a second-story window, grabbed a child and fled. K-9 "Titan" and his handler found the suspect in a wooded area and took him into custody.
September 19, 2018
Police say a Liberty County deputy attempted to stop 23-year-old Daniel Hill's car at around 7 p.m. Saturday. Police say Hill refused to stop -- leading police on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. More Here.
September 17, 2018
The Texas Department of Public Safety posted a video to YouTube that had been taken from a helicopter surveilling Mark Conditt, the man suspected of a series of bombings that killed two people and injured five others around Austin. More Here.
September 13, 2018
The blue-green algae isn’t only smelly — lifeguards and those who live close to water have taken to wearing masks to shield themselves from the stink — it’s also toxic. Scores of fish and other wildlife have been killed by the algae and people can be sickened if they breathe it in. More Here.
September 5, 2018
A woman who allegedly led police in Texas on a high-speed crashed into another vehicle and—carrying a baby in a car safety seat—allegedly attempted to carjack another vehicle. Video of the entire incident was captured by a pursuing police helicopter. More here.
September 4, 2018
Video of a harrowing incident involving a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper that occurred in February has just been released. The trooper and a suspect exchanged gunfire following a brief pursuit. The suspect—later identified as 33-year-old Ernest Manuel Montelongo—subsequently died. The trooper is "recovering and doing well," according to KSAT-TV. More here.
September 3, 2018
According to CBS-TV in Dallas, nine of the 167 individuals who have graduated from the Dallas Police Academy within the last year are no longer with the department.
September 2, 2018