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."
September 12, 2018
A man and woman were arrested Sunday night in San Jose, Calif., after they reportedly tried to run over a gang-suppression unit officer and rammed a police car before ditching their vehicle.
June 1, 2015
An MBTA Transit Police officer wounded by gunfire while pursuing the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday remains in stable condition at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge.
April 19, 2013
Florida sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a man who opened fire on them and killed a police dog in the K-9 unit.
February 1, 2013
A Tulane University Police officer was injured in a bicycle collision Wednesday morning while trying to arrest an alleged iPod thief. The officer eventually collided with the suspect.
November 17, 2011
San Diego (Calif.) Police Officer Jeremy Henwood has succumbed to injuries suffered when a suspect pulled up alongside his car, rolled down the passenger-side window, and fired a shotgun at the officer.
August 7, 2011
This month, you're receiving an enhanced "Shots Fired" from POLICE Magazine. In addition to the usual gripping storytelling, we've also embedded links to the radio dispatch traffic, overhead thermal-image view from the helicopter and photos from the crime scene. Enjoy.
September 27, 2010
So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.
July 31, 2010
Officers later found a stolen .44-Magnum handgun in the trunk of his rented Ford Mustang.
June 7, 2010
After a long vehicle pursuit on May 13, 2009, El Monte (Calif.) officers George Fierro and James Singleterry arrest Richard Rodriguez, a member of the El Monte Flores gang. During the arrest, Fierro kicks Rodriguez in the head. The officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing.
January 1, 2010
The technology known as thermal imaging senses heat using infrared—a part of the light spectrum the unaided human eye cannot see—and displays it on a screen as images in varying shades of gray.
August 1, 2005
The art of establishing perimeters can mean the difference between success and failure.
January 1, 2004
Don't let 'routine' get in the way of solid officer safety tactics. Familiarity breeds false security.
November 1, 2001