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FCC to Establish National Blue Alert System

The alerts will be managed by local and state law enforcement and will provide information to the recipients about steps they can take to protect themselves or help police locate any suspects.

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GA Officer Killed, 3 Suspects in Custody

A detective from the Polk County (GA) Police Department was shot and killed Friday and a second officer was shot but saved by body armor.

Missouri Establishes Blue Alert System

Just three weeks ago, Clinton, Mo., police officer Gary Michael was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop. It took officers two days to find and arrest a suspect.

MO Joins 27 Other States With 'Blue Alert' System

Missouri soon will have a system to notify the general public when a law enforcement officer is killed or injured.

MO Governor-Elect Calls for Statewide 'Blue Alert' System

Missouri's next governor wants to establish a Blue Alert system for officers wounded or killed in the line of duty in an effort to aid the capture and arrest of the suspected perpetrator.

Obama Signs 'Blue Alert' Law to Protect Police

President Obama has signed into law a measure that will require instant nationwide "Blue Alerts" to warn about threats to police officers and help track down the suspects who carry them out.

We Need the Blue Alert

Now that we have buried NYPD heroes Det. Wenjian Liu and Det. Rafael Ramos what is being done to augment protections for all of our nation's other blue warriors? Now is the time to institute the National Blue Alert.

Getting the Word Out

Law enforcement agencies will soon have access to the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), a voluntary emergency alerting system developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the FCC, and wireless carriers.

Utah Implements Blue Alert System

On Monday, Utah becomes the tenth state in the country to implement a Blue Alert—an Amber Alert-style warning system designed to get the public looking for suspects who assault police officers.

Federal Bill Would Help Establish National Blue Alert

H.R. 365 would encourage states to set up Blue Alerts for attacks on officers that are similar to the Amber Alert system used to locate abducted children.