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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.

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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.

Explosives Detection and Protection 2019

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

Man Slams Truck into Dallas TV Station, Rants About Police Shooting

At about 6:15 a.m., a man, identified by police as Michael Fry, crashed his pickup into the downtown Dallas TV station multiple times before he jumped out of the truck and began yelling, police said.

Connecticut Police Detonate "Pressure Cooker" Device Found Near Elementary School

Officers with the Meriden (CT) Police Department were called to investigate a reported suspicious package not far from Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden Thursday morning. They discovered what they called a "pressure cooker type device" and initiated a "shelter-in-place" until the bomb squad could detonate the device.

TN Officer Stabbed Trying to Detain Mentally Ill Suspect

Roby reportedly stabbed one officer and he attempted to injure 10 other officers on the scene by throwing explosive devices.

Police Rescue Teacher Held Hostage at CA Elementary School

A SWAT team rescued a teacher being held hostage in the classroom of an elementary school in Riverside, CA, Tuesday after an hourslong standoff. The hostage taker was fatally shot. More Here.

NYPD Bomb Tech Details for Jury How Pressure Cooker Bombs were Disarmed Last Year

The NYPD bomb-squad detective stood on West 27th Street in Chelsea on that warm Saturday night. A pressure cooker had been found on the sidewalk, with a cellphone beside it, the two connected by wires. A woman who had called 911 initially thought it was a child’s discarded science experiment. The detective knew it was likely an explosive device — another one had just exploded four blocks away.

IL Police Department Tells People to Stop Bringing War Souvenir Munitions to Station for Disposal

“If you find an unexploded WWII anti-tank round in your home, PLEASE, don't drive it to the police department in a cardboard box,” a Tuesday tweet from the Dixon Police Department reads.

4 NC Officers Injured in Explosive Device Attack

The officers had to have metal shrapnel removed from their skin after someone threw an explosive device at them.