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Crooks at Your Local Library

Public libraries have become havens for a vast assortment of people, many of whom are actual or potential criminals.

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Body Armor Protection Levels: What Do They Mean? Which One is Right for You?

What do the various levels of body armor protection mean? How do you choose which one is best for you?

(Video) The Dangers of Traffic Stops

LAPD Captain Greg Meyer (ret.) discusses some of the dangers to police officers present during traffic stops, and some of the tactics he teaches officers to help mitigate those dangers.

Video: 10 "Cop Movies" Worth Seeing—Again and Again

For a little bit of lighter fare for this week, here are 10 of my favorite feature films with police officers as the central characters.

7 Tips for Safely Dealing with Animals on Patrol

Mountain lions and other very dangerous predators have been known to show up in densely populated cities. Elk have been known to get tangled in a farmer's fencing. Raccoons and opossums end up in storm drains and dumpsters on a regular basis. Here are some thoughts on dealing with non-human subjects in a way that keeps both the animal and the officer safe.

California Motor Officer Injured in Motorcycle Crash

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was reportedly on his way to work on his motorcycle on Saturday afternoon when he was involved in a collision with another vehicle.

Texas Police Arrest Gunman en Route to Church Claiming to 'Fulfill Prophesy'

Police are thanking a concerned citizen and a quick-acting off-duty officer with the Seguin (TX) Police Department for preventing what could have been a tragic incident at a neighborhood church.

Pennsylvania Department Adds 2 K-9 Officers to its Ranks

K-9s "Bolt" and "Linc" are the newest members of the Warminster Township (PA) Police Department.

Philadelphia Man in Police Custody Dies of Suspected Heart Attack

The 39-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting. Authorities say there was no struggle or force used during the arrest.

K-9 Partner of Slain California Officer Will Retire

Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson said at a press conference, "I will not take another member of that family from them."