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Video: Winnipeg Police Helicopter Crew Help Nab Suspect Trying to Hide Weapons

According to CBC News, an agency helicopter crew was above and observing when a subject reached out of an upstairs window and placed several weapons on the roof of a first-floor section of the house.

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A K-9 Unit Has Benefits for Police Departments and Communities Alike

A police K-9 unit is instrumental in myriad missions, including drug enforcement, search and rescue, fugitive apprehension, and of course, public relations. So when a K-9 is injured or killed, they are treated with nearly as much reverence and respect as when a police officer suffers a similar fate.

Video: West Virginia Teen Donates Horse to Ohio Police Department's Mounted Unit

A 13-year-old donated his horse—named Sam—to the Columbus Division of Police in Ohio.

Killing Urban Shield

Last month activists and politicians in Northern California pulled the plug on America's best scenario-based SWAT training exercise.

How To Start a Tactical Medicine Program

Tactically trained on-scene medical support personnel can greatly reduce operational risks.

Florida Department Raising Funds to Add K-9 Unit

The agency says that with financial support, the agency will pay for a new K-9, its training, veterinary care, food, and other supplies needed to maintain a K-9 unit.

California K-9 Killed, Handler Shot in Gunfight

An officer with the Tulare (CA) Police Department was wounded and his new K-9 partner killed in a gunfight over the weekend.

Training the Bomb Hunters

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person.

Canines Bring Comfort to Victims

The goal whenever a comfort dog is used during a crisis is to "calm people down then push them off to the resources they need. We also do a lot of work with first responders, especially in debriefings."

Oklahoma Trauma Surgeon Volunteers for Department's Special Operations Team

The Tulsa Police Department's Special Operations Team has a very special member of the squad—a trauma surgeon.