Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide. Newly-released video from the Division of Police shows an officer sneaking up behind the boy and grabbing his arms.
November 15, 2018
“I pulled up and I’m not gonna lie, I drew down on them. He freaks out and he starts to pull the gun out of his waistband.”
October 17, 2018
Kansas City, KS, police Capt. Dave Melton, who was killed in the line of duty, loved motorcycles. His son, also named David, is carrying on that passion and will have a way to remember his father every time he hits the road after being given Capt. Melton's newly restored and customized motorcycle. More Here.
September 27, 2018
Former Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte says he has a whole new respect for police officers, after riding along with Chicago police on the streets of South Side Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The department posted a seven minute video chronicling Forte's experience during the day-shift ridealong. More Here.
September 20, 2018
Officer David Tinsley of the Fort Wayne (IN) Police Department reportedly died from Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease according to an autopsy report issued Wednesday morning from the Allen County Coroner's Office. Fort Wayne Police Chief Steve Reed called Tinsley "a cop's cop." More here.
September 12, 2018
The Cincinnati (OH) Police Department has released body-worn camera footage of four officers responding to an active shooter in a bank lobby last week. The officers—identified as Officer Jennifer Chilton, Officer Antonio Etter, Officer Eric Kaminsky, and Police Specialist Greg Toyeas—were responding to 911 calls saying that a man had opened fire on people at the Fifth Third Bank Center lobby on Fountain Square.
September 10, 2018
Police officers in Illinois are testing a new restraint weapon designed to fire an 8-foot Kevlar tether — at a range of up to 25 feet — that then ensnares resistive subjects in a high-tech lasso. More Here.
August 14, 2018
Golf Manor, OH, police Lt. Michael Forrest and Cincinnati Police Officers Luke Wylie and Alexander Saulsbury were all honored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup Thursday for saving lives using tourniquets. More Here.
August 3, 2018
The Columbus (IN) Police Department released its answer to the viral "lip-sync challenge" on Facebook, and it included an appearance by one of that city's most famous native sons — NASCAR driver Tony Stewart.
July 31, 2018
A police officer with the Peculiar (MO) Police Department has been suspended after a "distracted driving" collision with a stationary bicyclist. More Here.
July 31, 2018
A recently released dashcam video shows an officer-involved shooting in Jackson, MI, that left one officer injured and a suspect dead. More Here.
June 20, 2018
A civilian driver who witnessed the hit-and-run death of a female cyclist near the University of Indianapolis subsequently got into a hair-raising pursuit of the assailant. More Here.
June 15, 2018
Three people have been charged for roles in illegally purchased weapons that were used in the shootings of two Indiana officers. More Here.
June 11, 2018
Officer Charles Irvine Jr., 23, was killed when his squad car rolled over during a pursuit of a reckless driver. More Here.
June 8, 2018
"Officer Dallas' bravery and quick action prevented what could have been an unimaginable tragedy," said Governor Rauner. More Here.
June 1, 2018