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Video: Missouri Officer Recovering After Being Struck by Vehicle

An officer with the North County Police Cooperative in Missouri is recovering after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night.

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Indiana Department Loosens Policies on Tattoos, Facial Hair

Officers with the Lafayette (IN) Police Department will now be able to grow facial hair and reveal tattoos while on duty following a change in the agency's policy on appearance.

Video: Ohio Officer Body-Slammed to Pavement During Arrest

An officer with the Grove City (OH) Police Department was uninjured despite being body-slammed to the pavement in a parking lot during an arrest on Monday.

Small Indiana Department Seeks to Double Number of Sworn Officers

A small town of just less than 4,000 citizens northeast of Indianapolis is seeking to double the number of sworn police officers in coming months.

Chicago Signs $74.9 Million Contract for CentralSquare Computer Aided Dispatch Software

CentralSquare announced today that it has signed an agreement valued at $74.9 million with the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) for Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Mobile and Analytics software. The company says the agreement is one of the largest deals in public safety software in the past decade.

Jussie Smollett Indicted On New Charges Related to Alleged Attack

Actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on six new charges of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing false police reports claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack last year.

MO Officer Told to 'Tone Down' Gayness Gets $10.25M Settlement

St. Louis County agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with an officer now promoted to lieutenant who had been passed over for promotion and sued the county in a workplace discrimination case.

Ohio Chief Bans Load-Bearing Vests for Officers

The chief of police for the Toledo Police Department has banned officers from wearing load-bearing vests that have been credited by many with relieving back pain associated with wearing duty belts that carry an officer's duty gear.

Indiana Officer, K-9 Injured in Vehicle Collision

An officer with the Hobart (IN) Police Department and a K-9 were injured when a civilian vehicle slammed into their patrol SUV over the weekend.

Minnesota Officer Badly Wounded In Shooting Now Beginning to Speak

Arik Matson—the 23-year-old officer with the Waseca (MN) Police Department who was shot in the head in early January—has begun to speak to family and medical staff as he continues a recovery that the pastor of a local church has called "miraculous."