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Police Discuss Impact of Scrap Metal Theft on Communities

According to Department of Energy estimates, metal theft costs — including lost revenue and damages related to the thefts — total $1 billion each year, and repairs often cost much more money than the value of the stolen property. Here, law enforcement officers discuss the problem. More Here. 

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Father of Student Murdered by Parkland Shooter Calls for National School Safety Standards

At a news conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, Schacter announced that the Foundation is working with some of the nation's leading law enforcement organizations.

Crime Victim Services Award Honors South Carolina Sheriff's Office

The National Sheriffs' Association named the Marion County (SC) Sheriff's Office the 2018 recipient of its Crime Victim Services Award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by a sheriff's office in support of victims, and is sponsored by Appriss Safety.

Brother Launches RuggedJet RJ4200 Mobile Printers for Public Safety

The ultra-compact Brother RJ4200 Series supports a wide range of public safety applications such as formats for e-citations, accident reports, receipts, evidence labels, and parking violations.

NSA and VirTra Launch Program to Reduce Animal Injury in LE Encounters

The National Law Enforcement Center on Animal Abuse (NLECAA), its parent organization, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), and VirTra, Inc., have announced the Law Enforcement Dog Encounters Training (LEDET) focused on police training for dog encounters.

Sheriffs Call on LEOs and Supporters to Wear and Display Blue on Friday

The National Sheriffs' Association encourages all law enforcement professionals, first responders, supporters, and citizens to wear and display blue this Friday, Feb. 12, and join in a moment of silence to honor and remember the sacrifice of our recently fallen deputies and officers.

Sheriffs Demand Legal Ruling on Obama's Immigration Plan

A group representing more than 3,000 sheriffs around the country told the Senate Wednesday that President Obama's executive actions on immigration have created confusion among local law enforcement officers, and called on the federal government to rule on the constitutionality of those actions.

Sheriffs Want Popular Police-Tracking App Disabled

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say the mobile app could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.

FBI Said to Begin Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases

The FBI will begin tracking animal cruelty cases just as they track other crimes, Wayne Pacelle of The Humane Society of the United States said in a blog post Tuesday.

Public Safety Orgs Support FCC Rule to Help Find Wireless 911 Callers

A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations.