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LAPD Bomb Squad Explosion Inquiry Offers Reminder on Leadership Training

There are countless options for aspiring law enforcement leaders to learn the basic—but crucial—skill of simply listening to the people who fall under their leadership.

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Report: LAPD Ignored Bomb Tech's Warning Before Fireworks Explosion

“Based on my experience and everything, I said, uh, this is too much to do one shot, we’re gonna break them up, right?” the technician recalled saying to a colleague.

Suspect Assaulted OR Officers with Fireworks, Bomb Squad Finds Blasting Caps

Police found the man on a local bike path after getting several early-morning complaints about gunshots. When officers tried to talk to him, the man allegedly began shooting the fireworks toward them.

FL Deputies Find Live Grenade in Vehicle at Traffic Stop

Deputies say they also found a device appearing to be a grenade in the vehicle. The driver stated he had cleaned out a veteran’s home and found the grenade and decided to keep it.

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.

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.

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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.

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