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Massachusetts Officers Surrounded and Threatened While Attempting Arrest

Officers with the Boston Police Department were attempting to affect an arrest of an individual suspected to be illegally in possession of a firearm when they were surrounded and threatened by a crowd of onlookers.

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Personal Information on Officers Being Leaked Online

The United States Department of Homeland Security has issued an unclassified intelligence document stating that personal information about police officers across the country is being leaked and shared online in the wake of the in-custody death of George Floyd in late May.

Indianapolis Officers Receiving Threats Over Officer-Involved Shooting

"Its very concerning, I mean its not just open, blatant threats of murder toward our officers, but also toward families of police officers," said Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police President Rick Snyder said.

Arkansas Man Arrested for Threats to Ambush Officers and Fleeing Police

At one point in the video, Swenson said he had just passed an officer on the service road but was having to turn around to go get him.

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Reportedly Make "Credible" Threats Against Police

Two motorcycle gangs involved in a deadly gunfight at a Texas chain restaurant in 2015 have reportedly made "credible" threats against police officers.

Illinois Man Arrested for Pointing BB Gun at Off-Duty Police Officer

A man in Rockford, IL, has been arrested for pointing a BB gun at a police officer earlier this week.

Wisconsin Man Charged with Bomb Threat on Police Department

During his arrest, the man admitted to having consumed alcohol and marijuana before placing the call, reportedly adding, "Yeah, it was stupid."

West Virginia Man Who Made Threats Against Police Denied Bond

A man who is accused of making terroristic threats against the Beckley (WV) Police Department will remain in jail as he awaits trial, as a judge denied bond in a proceeding on Monday afternoon.

Miami Police Get Phone Call Threatening to "Blow Up" Department

On Tuesday morning, a caller into the 911 center at the Miami Police Department threatened to "harm" a police officer and "blow up" the department.

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Body Armor 101: How to Choose

To better understand the choices, let’s go step by step through the various types of armor, threat levels, and certification processes.