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North Carolina Officer Struck by Suspect Vehicle Treated and Released

An officer with the Fletcher (NC) Police Department who had responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle in a grocery store parking lot on Tuesday evening suffered minor injuries when the driver of that car attempted to flee the area.

Female Colorado Officer Welcomes 2 Daughters to Police Ranks

A 30-veteran officer with the Aurora (CO) Police Department is welcoming her two daughters to the ranks, making the department one of those in the Rocky Mountain State to have three women from the same family in law enforcement.

IACP 2019: Rigaku Analytical Devices Presents Portfolio of Handheld Raman Analyzers

The Rigaku family of handheld Raman analyzers is designed to provide on-site identification and detection of narcotics for law enforcement.

Trump Delivers Remarks at IACP Conference

President Donald Trump addressed the full assembly of the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Monday in Chicago, and took the opportunity to slam Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who was conspicuously absent from the event.

Gay Missouri Officer Awarded $19M in Discrimination Lawsuit

An officer with the St. Louis County (MO) Police Department has been awarded $19 million in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the agency passed him over for promotion because he is homosexual.

U.S. Law Enforcement On Alert in Wake of ISIS Leader's Death

With the death of the leader of notorious terror group ISIS in the Middle East, law enforcement and intelligence officials are on alert for possible retaliation from sympathizers or sleeper operatives in the U.S.

Bernie Sanders: Respect Police "So You Don't Get Shot in the Back of the Head"

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked by an attendee of a political forum on Saturday what he should do when being pulled over by an officer at a traffic stop, and his reply went viral on the Internet.

DHS Awards Federal Ammunition a Tactical Buckshot Duty Ammunition Contract

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently awarded Federal Premium a major ammunition contract, starting delivery in 2019.

Patrol Vehicles

WA Officers Unhurt After Piece of Railroad Tie Smashes Windshield

“Imagine driving along in the early morning hours and suddenly your windshield explodes in front of you and glass sprays everywhere. That is what two of our officers faced early Saturday morning."

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Armoring Police Vehicle Glass for Ambush Protection

“I don't think there's literally a price we can put on officer safety. When it's your dad or your uncle or your son or your daughter or mom, there's really no price that can be put on officer safety if they're going to be in the line of fire."

Pro-gard Products Launches New Fender Wraps

Constructed using strong but lightweight powder-coated steel for lasting durability and reducing front end weight, HD Fender Wraps have five inches of pushing surface height for added contact area and control around the widest area of the vehicle’s front end.

TN Officer Shot, Other Officer Responding to Help Injured in Crash

Officers with the Auto Theft Task Force and the SCORPION unit were engaged in an operation during which an officer in an unmarked vehicle drove by and was followed from the area by two males in a 2012 Infiniti sedan. The two suspects located the vehicle occupied by the officer and both fired multiple rounds.

FL Agency Retiring, Auctioning Its Last Crown Vic

Moving ahead, the department has chosen to mostly use SUVs for patrol duties because of the extra gear storage, greater water capabilities and passenger space.

FL Department Restores 1972 Patrol Car, Surprises Sheriff

“I think the most surprising thing to me when I sat down in it was how skinny the steering wheel was. I had totally forgotten how large the steering wheel was, it was large, and it was very thin. So, it was kind of a flashback in time,” Judd says. “And I thought dad’gum, I don't even remember that the steering wheel was this flimsy.”

MI Officers Transport Gunshot Victim Rather Than Waiting for Ambulance

"They did not seek out or wait for permission. They knew what needed to be done and they acted to preserve life. And after they had transferred the victim to the care of emergency room personnel, they immediately returned to the scene to work alongside their fellow officers. I am honored to serve with them.”

OK Motorcycle Officer Dies After Collision

An Oklahoma motorcycle officer died yesterday from injuries he sustained in a five-vehicle traffic incident and the driver who police say caused the collision has been arrested and charged with murder in the second degree.

Driving Toward Safer Vehicle Pursuit Safety with Better Training and Tactics

Law enforcement trainers, leaders, and manufacturers of police equipment are constantly seeking ways to decrease the dangers of police pursuits.

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AL Deputy Dies Following Pursuit Crash

According to Sheriff Sid Lockhart, the deputy was helping the Roanoak Police Department with a pursuit when he lost control of his patrol vehicle, a 2017 Ford Explorer.

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