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COVID-19

Only 43% of NYPD Officers Vaccinated

An agency spokesman told The Post Wednesday afternoon 43 percent of its uniformed and civilian employees — or just over 23,000 of its total 54,000 workforce — have been vaccinated.

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Man Shot Georgia Deputy, Killed Cashier Over COVID Mask

“[Victor Lee] Tucker left the store without making his purchase, but immediately returned inside. Tucker walked directly back to the cashier, pulled out a handgun and shot her,” the GBI said in a news release.

DetectaChem's Quick and Easy COVID Test

The MobileDetect Bio BCC19 can test officers, non-sworn employees, and prisoners in just 30 minutes.

California Agency Taking Reports by Zoom

The Oceanside (CA) Police Department added a button to its website last week so people can file police reports via Zoom. Previously, such reports could be made only in person or over the phone.

Louisiana Sergeant Going Home After Nearly 150 Days in Hospital with COVID

Sgt. Charles Warren has spent nearly 150 days in the hospital, during which time he was placed on a ventilator and coded several times, according to the sheriff.

National Police Week Events Moved to October

A joint statement issued Wednesday by the National Fraternal Order of Police, the National FOP Auxiliary, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), and NLEOMF said the postponement was due to "the inability to secure necessary permits in time for in-person gatherings due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions."

LexisNexis DORS Offers Agencies Online Report Taking

Some agencies already had online citizen reporting tools before the pandemic hit. One of the most popular tools for providing this capability is the Desk Officer Reporting System (DORS) from LexisNexis Coplogic Solutions.

Charlie Station

OPS Public Safety and Wellness Systems Inc. partnered together to offer a mobile-ready station that allows companies to safely conduct COVID-19 screening and testing, distribute personal protective equipment, and provide COVID-19 vaccination.

Editorial: Life Insurance

You face many life-threatening hazards on the job, take the precautions necessary to protect yourself.

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Ohio Officer Helps Elderly Gain Access to Vaccines

Officer Ron Craig is the community policing officer in Lake Township, OH. After hearing that some older residents were having a tough time scheduling an appointment because they didn’t have a smart phone or computer, he decided to take action.

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