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Report: LAPD Overloaded Bomb Containment Vessel Before Explosion That Injured Officers and Residents

The explosion ripped through the vessel, launching large chunks of metal hundreds of feet away. At least 17 people, including officers at the scene, were injured. Dozens of buildings were damaged, leaving numerous residents homeless months later.

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Investigators: LAPD Underestimated Explosive Weight Before Devastating Fireworks Accident

What was meant to be a safe detonation of homemade fireworks ended in an explosion that injured 17 people, including 11 law enforcement officers, on June 30.

10 LAPD Officers, ATF Agent and 6 Others Injured in Controlled Detonation Failure

The blast came around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday outside of a home where police had spent the day seizing a large cache of fireworks. They also came across about 40 homemade “coke can-sized” devices with powder and fuses on them, and 200 smaller similar devices. The bomb squad determined them to be “very volatile.”

Defender PPE Gear Dryer System

The Defender PPE Gear Dryer System teams a high-end gear dryer and cleaning/decontamination sprayer with a rinse station for quick and effective cleaning and drying of K9 bite suits and sleeves, hazmat suits, CBRN/multi-threat suits, bomb suits, ice water rescue/wet suits and chemical resistant coveralls.

Man Blowing Up ATM Killed in Philadelphia

Police say the deceased 24-year-old man tried using an explosive device to blow up the ATM by Sidekicks Sports Bar, but when the device went off, he was thrown to the ground with serious injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital and died.

Explosives Detection and Protection Tools 2020

You can use these tools to identify explosive devices and precursors, and to protect yourself and others from their effects.

What You Need to Know Before Buying Robots

Robots are extremely useful law enforcement tools, but they are not inexpensive. So it's important to do your research.

Miami Police Get Phone Call Threatening to "Blow Up" Department

On Tuesday morning, a caller into the 911 center at the Miami Police Department threatened to "harm" a police officer and "blow up" the department.

NYPD Detective and Ground Zero Responder Who Fought for 9/11 Victims Dies of Cancer

On Saturday, his family confirmed that the New York Police Department veteran had died at 53, having succumbed the cancer he developed years after working at Ground Zero.

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Explosives Detection and Protection 2019

Identify potential threats and stay out of harm’s way with these devices.

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