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Ford Develops Process to Heat and Decontaminate Its Patrol SUVs

Using the Police Interceptor Utility’s own powertrain and climate control systems, this software solution enables vehicles to elevate passenger compartment temperatures beyond 133 degrees Fahrenheit.

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More Than 100 Officers Have Died of COVID-19, FOP Reports

The FOP said in an e-mail obtained by the Hill that 111 officers have died from the disease since the onset of the pandemic, but noted that the tally was reported deaths, not confirmed deaths.

Chicago Police Department Confirms 3 More Officers Testing Positive for COVID-19

Chicago police announced Thursday three more cases of COVID-19, placing those officers in quarantine in their homes until further notice.

Mourning in the Era of COVID-19: How Police Funerals Have Changed

Amid the "social distancing" orders issued by various state governors and local authorities, police officer funerals have changed dramatically.

Inmates Released from Rikers Under COVID-19 Policy Have Re-Offended

More than 100 inmates who were released from incarceration on Rikers Island following Coronavirus concerns in late March have committed subsequent crimes.

Officer Who Voiced Disagreement with COVID-19 Enforcement on Leave

Officer Greg Anderson of the Port of Seattle Police Department is now on administrative leave after posting a video on social media voicing disagreement with the enforcement of the state’s stay-at-home order.

Axon Donates Masks and Hand Sanitizer to New York Department

Officers with the Gloversville (NY) Police Department received on Wednesday afternoon a donation of face masks and hand sanitizer from Axon.

Georgia Officer Donates "Hazard Pay" to Help Students

Officer Keith Backmon has used his "hazardous duty" bonus pay to donate tablet computers to five children so they will be able to complete their school assignments.

New Jersey Officer Dies After Long Fight with COVID-19

An officer with the Glen Ridge (NJ) Police Department has died of the Coronavirus—COVID-19—according to a statement posted to the agency's Facebook page on Monday.

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Chicago Police Department Announces 7 New Cases of COVID-19

The Chicago Police Department announced Wednesday that it has seven new cases of officers suffering from COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the department to 475.