Law Enforcement

Shot PA Officer Used Tourniquet On Leg, Went Back to Dispute

Police Magazine - 1 hour 5 min ago
An officer shot responding to a domestic dispute call showed "great bravery" in the incident when he put a tourniquet on and went back in the home to help the hostage inside, the county district attorney says.
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Code 3 and HAAS Alert Announce Connected Solution to Enhance Officer Safety

Police Magazine - 2 hours 28 min ago
"HAAS Alert’s collision prevention technology paired with Code 3’s lineup of reliable lighting and safety solutions–including its flagship Matrix system–sends digital alerts that warn drivers of nearby public safety vehicles responding to an emergency," the company says.
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Convergence of technologies: NG911, internet of things and cloud-based data

Police One - 2 hours 35 min ago
Although smartphones are clearly introducing new operational capabilities, there are other relevant technologies emerging that will further this trend
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Medical examiner rules Md. officer died from ‘self-inflicted injury’

Police One - 3 hours 21 min ago
Thomas Bomba was found with a gunshot wound on top of a parking garage
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Hanes Debuts Active Comfort Tank Compression Shirt

Police Magazine - 3 hours 54 min ago
Hanes' Active Comfort Tank compression shirt is the latest addition to the brand's Tec ComfortGear collection, which also includes tights, socks, and an arm sleeve.
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Vertx Introduces Men's Delta 2.0 Pant

Police Magazine - 4 hours 38 min ago
The new Vertx men's Delta 2.0 Pant feature four-way stretch construction and 12 strategically positioned and thoughtfully designed pockets.
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California Park Ranger Dies of Heart Attack After Wildfire Patrol

Police Magazine - 4 hours 46 min ago
An officer with the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks suffered a fatal heart attack after a 14-hour shift of patrolling parks and remote areas in the evacuation zone where wildfire had just destroyed more than 20 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations of 100,000 residents.
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Report: Detroit Police Oversight Commissioner Abused Authority

Police Magazine - 4 hours 48 min ago
A report by the City of Detroit Inspector General says that the Board of Police Commissioners in that city abused its authority in hiring and other practices.
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Several Louisiana Cadets Injured in Alleged Hazing Incident

Police Magazine - 4 hours 53 min ago
As many as 10 cadets attending the Louisiana State Police Academy were reportedly injured—including cuts, bruises, a broken nose, and a fractured arm—as part of a punishment at the training academy earlier in October.
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Northern California man brings dead body to police department and admits killing four people

Law Officer - 4 hours 54 min ago

MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. – A Northern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing four people after he showed up at a police station with a body in his car.

Authorities in Mount Shasta say Shankar Hangud, 53, walked into the lobby of the police department Monday afternoon. The man told officers he had killed four people at his apartment in Roseville, more than 200 miles away, reported USA Today.

Shankar Hangud (Roseville Police Department)

Moreover, one of the victims was in his car, police say.

As a result, Roseville police went to the suspect’s apartment and found three more bodies. Consequently, search warrants were obtained for both scenes in Roseville and Mount  Shasta.

Police said yesterday they believe the four homicide victims were his family members. However, Roseville police Capt. Josh Simon would not say whether the four people who were killed were immediate family members or distant relatives.

Two of the victims were minors and two were adults, but Simon did not provide the victims’ ages, according to the report.

“Nothing comes to my mind that I can think back and remember anything of this magnitude happening in the city of Roseville,” Simon said.

Detectives believe the four murders occurred over a period of several days, he said. He did not say how the four people were killed but said it wasn’t likely they were shot.

“I don’t have any knowledge that there were any firearms located at any of the crime scenes,” Simon said.

“We’re still working to put that timeline together,” Simon said. ”We can confirm the victim he had in his vehicle in Mt. Shasta was an adult male of East Indian descent.”

Detectives have interviewed Hangud, but they have not determined a motive, according to authorities.

Tax records showed the Northern California man faced an IRS tax lien of $178,00. His only prior interaction with law enforcement in Placer County was for speeding in 2016, the Sacramento Bee reported. Hangud’s LinkedIn profile shows he is a data specialist and had worked for several companies in Sacramento and the Bay Area, reported the Los Angeles Times.

Simon asked members of the public to contact the Roseville Police Department if they recently saw Hangud’s red Mazda 6 sedan or if they know the family.

 

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University Professor Blames Police Training for Recent Fatal Shootings

Police Magazine - 4 hours 55 min ago
A criminal justice professor at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth believes that police training is to blame for the death of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed by former Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean on Saturday.
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Police Agencies Begin to Participate in New Social Media Challenge

Police Magazine - 4 hours 59 min ago
Police and other public safety disciplines are participating in a new social media challenge—one that shows all the things that are jammed into their patrol vehicles.
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Seattle Police Training to Become Emergency Medical Technicians

Police Magazine - 5 hours 51 sec ago
A number of officers with the Seattle (WA) Police Department are training to become EMTs so they're prepared to render aid in the event of a large-scale emergency.
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Police Training Company Sues Netflix and Mini-Series Director

Police Magazine - 5 hours 3 min ago
The police training and consulting firm John E. Reid and Associates filed a federal lawsuit against Netflix and director Ava DuVernay claiming defamation in one of the episodes of the four-part series "When They See Us."  
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3 La. state police employees 'reassigned' after training injuries

Police One - 5 hours 12 min ago
The causes of several cadets' injuries during training is currently under investigation
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Student takes acid, tries to bite police officer in groin

Police One - 5 hours 21 min ago
The college freshman had been handcuffed prior to the attempted assault
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In a first, OCSD returns earrings, pendant of capital murder victim to her still-grieving brother

Police One - 5 hours 42 min ago
During her tragically short life, Ginger Fleischli enjoyed a close and loving relationship with her sibling, Jack, 11 years her senior
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Calif. ranger dies after patrolling during wildfire

Police One - 5 hours 51 min ago
Captain Albert Torres had served on the Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department for 40 years
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The tech your department needs to be FirstNet ready

Police One - 5 hours 53 min ago
Here’s what procurement officers need to keep in mind to ensure their department gets optimal FirstNet connectivity and capability
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SIG Sauer Ultra-Compact MPX Copperhead Now Available with New Features

Police Magazine - 6 hours 7 min ago
SIG Sauer Inc. announced its ultra-compact SIG Sauer MPX Copperhead with new features is now available exclusively through the Bill Hicks distribution network.
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