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Unusual Calls: Beyond the Norm

There are those occasions when the fates bestow upon even an experienced officer something that he or she has not been previously exposed to and he or she has no idea of how to handle.

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Maine Town Loses Law Enforcement for a Year

Lubec, Maine, will likely be without regular law enforcement services for a year, after the Washington County Sheriff's Department canceled its contract with the town.

S.C. Agency Adopts IBM's Predictive Analytics To Reduce Crime

The Charleston (S.C.) Police Department has joined the ranks of other departments who have begun relying on predictive policing data analytics to identify crime "hot spots" for enforcement.

Wasting Emergency Assets

Something like 38% of all 911 calls in New York City are now attributed to the phenomenon known as "butt-dialing." The New York City 911 operators receive 10.4 million calls a year and nearly 4 million of them are accidental. And the Big Apple is not alone in suffering from this problem. It's a nationwide plague caused by a little-known cellphone feature.

Calif. Chief Used 10 Cops To Search for Son's iPhone

Berkeley (Calif.) Police Chief Michael Meehan is defending his decision to deploy 10 officers to knock on doors in search of the teenage son's stolen smartphone.

Sheriff Joe Assigns Deputy To Obama Birth Certificate Probe

Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has sent one of his deputies to Hawaii to assist volunteer investigators investigating President Obama's birth certificate.

Stretching Your Uniform Budget

Larger departments end up with surplus uniforms occupying precious storage space. Over the years, I have made a point of getting to know and work with the people in larger departments who are responsible for supplying uniforms and equipment to their officers to make use of that excess.

Accidental 911 Calls Drain Police Resources In NYC

New York's emergency call takers field nearly 4 million accidental 911 calls a year, including false alarm calls and "butt calls."

Congresswoman Questions Border Patrol Chief's Strategic Plan

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher faced tough questioning from Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) during the Tuesday hearing about the 32-page strategic plan she said "lacks a tangible way to measure our efforts on the border."

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LAPD Gains Officers In Mayor's Budget Cut Plan

The Los Angeles Police Department would see a modest gain in sworn officers under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's city budget that would also slash civilian personnel at the department.

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