Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told local media a carbon monoxide leak that occurred last month and sent four employees to the emergency room had not been addressed, a proper fire alarm system wasn't in place and methane gases permeate the jail because of poorly-installed plumbing. She also said inmates had been shocked while taking showers because of exposed wiring.
March 21, 2019
"Operating below our authorized strength places an undue burden on our patrol forces," Isaac wrote in a memo to City Manager Patrick Duhaney on Tuesday. "...officers may be required to take on additional shifts to ensure the coverage necessary to maintain the level of service that Cincinnati residents have come to expect."
October 4, 2018
The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on Thursday released the Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders companion training video Fentanyl: The Real Deal. The video was produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help first responders protect themselves when the presence of fentanyl is suspected or encountered on the job.
August 30, 2018
Powder Springs PD spokesman Dwayne Prosser said that the investigation began over the weekend when police from Manchester, NH, alerted Powder Springs police to threatening Facebook posts.
June 12, 2018
A harrowing dashcam video released by the Washington County (MN) Sheriff's Office shows Deputy Greg Reiter being thrown to the ground after a car struck an SUV at an intersection.
January 25, 2018
Yesterday, the Spirit of Blue Foundation partnered with country music star Craig Morgan to present a safety equipment grant to the Dickson County (TN) Sheriff's Office. The grant includes 70 tourniquets along with tactical belt holders that will be issued to all patrol division and reserve deputies that serve the county.
August 10, 2017
A defensive NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday admitted that the department’s much-mocked retraining program for 22,000 officers is “a work in progress” and said he will make changes “as are appropriate.”
February 24, 2015
The study will focus on the role of fatigue and distraction in police officer performance, and will be completed at the center, which is located at Washington State University in Spokane.
June 15, 2011