40 Burglary Cases Closed Through Connecting Data

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A spike in property crimes indicated the city of Clovis was under attack by a serial burglar. Using public safety software tools, law enforcement officials were able to gather data to connect each incident and bring the burglar to justice.
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Dave Smith: A Deeper Hurt

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 20:13
When officers need emotional and mental help, each of us has a responsibility to support each other.
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Indiana State Police Adds SIG Sauer P365 as Their Back-Up Duty Firearm

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:59
The Indiana State Police have adopted the SIG Sauer P365 as their back-up duty firearm for their full complement of troopers.
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NAPED Joint Conference and Exhibition with NAUMD Announce Awards

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:41
At the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) and North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) Conference, NAUMD announced winners of Best Dressed Public Safety Awards and Innovation Awards.
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Minnesota Conservation Officer Drowns on Duty

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:26
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn drowned on duty after an incident on Cross Lake in Pine City Friday evening.
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California Legislature Considers Bill to Reduce Parole for Violent Offenders

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:26
According to the California Globe, AB 1182 would drop the parole-service requirement from either to two or three years to either one or two years for high-risk offenders. AB 1182 also strips the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of its ability to recommend certain offenders to be retained on parole.
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Off-Duty Texas Deputy Interrupts Robbery in Progress, Shoots Offender

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:24
An off-duty deputy constable in Texas is being hailed for his quick thinking and fast action in ending a robbery in progress at a gas station. According to KHOU-TV, the deputy was on his way home from work when he spotted four men in hoods run around the fence near the gas station.
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California Officer Discovered Dead in Locker Room of Police Station

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:18
An officer with the Montebello (CA) Police Department was discovered dead in the locker room of the police department on Easter Sunday. According to Fox News, 41-year-old Kenneth Utsinger was found by a fellow officer early Sunday.
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Ohio Man Arrested for Shooting Off-Duty Officer and Son While Hunting

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:16
According to WCPO-TV, 52-year-old Daniel Brockmann and his 15-year-old son were shot with buckshot or birdshot. They were transported to a nearby hospital where they were treated and released.
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Florida Man Impersonates Officer in "Traffic Stop" of Actual Officer

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:13
When 26-year-old Matthew Joseph Erris decided impersonate an officer and initiate a traffic stop, he had no idea the other driver was a real undercover detective with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
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Arizona Officer Creates Safe Haven for Trafficked Girls

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:12
An officer with the Tucson Police Department has made a mission out of caring for young women—girls in some cases—who are the victims of human trafficking.
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5-Year-Old Calls 911 Requesting McDonald's—Michigan Officer Delivers

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:09
A hungry five-year-old boy in Michigan did the only thing he knew how to do with a mobile phone—he dialed 911.
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Study: Phoenix Police See Rise in Attacks on Officers and Officer-Involved Shootings

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:06
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says she is "unafraid" of new data that showed that officer-involved shootings in her department more than doubled in 2018 over the previous year. She said she wants her department to learn from findings of a study she commissioned to examine the details of the rise in shootings among her officers.
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South Carolina Police Officer Struck by Accidental Discharge During Training

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:04
An officer with the Charleston Police Department was reportedly struck by a bullet when a gun was accidentally discharged during training at the agency's firearms range on Monday afternoon.
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Oregon K-9 Struck by Hundreds of Porcupine Quills During Pursuit

Sensitive - Gangs - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:01
A K-9 with the Coos County (OR) Sheriff's Office suffered serious injury when it was struck by hundreds of porcupine quills during a pursuit of a wanted subject over the weekend.
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2 California Officers Shot During Burglary Investigation

Sensitive - Gangs - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:44
Two officers with the Elk Grove (CA) Police Department were wounded when a suspected burglary suspect opened fire on them on Saturday night.
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LAPD Officer in Stable Condition After Being Shot

Sensitive - Gangs - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:43
An Officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was shot on Saturday night as he and other officers pursued a fleeing suspect.
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Colorado Trooper Injured When Suspected DUI Driver Crashes into Squad Car

Sensitive - Gangs - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:40
A trooper with the Colorado State Police was injured early Monday morning when a suspected DUI driver crashed into his parked patrol vehicle.
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Florida Speed Trap Foiled by Handmade Sign Alerting Drivers

Sensitive - Gangs - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:37
Deputies with the Collier County (FL) Sheriff's Office were conducting a speed enforcement operation in Naples when they were faced with an interesting problem—there were almost no speeders.
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Protests Continue After OIS Near Yale University

Sensitive - Gangs - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 14:33
Protestors took to the streets of New Haven, Connecticut over the weekend to protest an officer involved shooting earlier in the week that left a 22-year-old woman with non-life-threatening injuries earlier in the week.
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