Workplace Shooting Outside Chicago, 4 Officers Injured

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:56
Multiple law enforcement agencies—local and federal—reportedly responded to the incident, and local news radio station WBBM is reporting that four officers were "injured" or possibly wounded in the incident. The injured officers are reportedly stable.
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Million Dollar Bond for Man who Set Ohio Sheriff's Sergeant on Fire

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:31
An Ohio man who is accused of setting a Portage County Sheriff's sergeant on fire Thursday night is being held on $1 million bond.
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President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:46
The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign.
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St. Paul Police Disbanding Mounted and Motor Units

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:42
Spokesperson Steve Linders said multiple reasons went into the department's decision, including the fact that the department has seen an increase in injuries to members of both units.
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Texas Police Called to Rescue Caged Tiger in Abandoned Building

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:40
Officers with the Houston Police Department responded to a 311 caller stating that they had discovered a tiger in a cage in an abandoned building.
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Aiming to Reduce Struck-By Incidents, Michigan Move-Over Law Takes Effect

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:38
According to reports, at least a dozen Michigan State Police vehicles have been struck so far this year.
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FBI, LAPD Arrest Dozens of Suspected Gang Members in Raids

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:36
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were joined by FBI agents in raids on Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of 38 people.
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Florida School Hires Combat Veterans to Protect Against Active Shooters

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:35
Principal Bill Jones said he wants to make sure if an armed intruder were to enter the campus of Manatee School for the Arts, which has a student population of about 2,100 middle and high school students, they would be met with swift, overwhelming and deadly force.
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Massachusetts Officer Talks Suicidal Man to Safety from 70-Foot Building

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:32
According to the Sun Chronicle, Sergeant Jeffrey Peavey—a 32-year-veteran of the force—established a dialogue with the 21-year-old man, speaking with the distraught subject for 45 minutes before convincing the man to retreat from the precipice into safety.
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Florida Sheriff's Office Valentine's Day Facebook Post: "Don't Play Hard to Get"

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:29
The Martin County (FL) Sheriff's Office posted an image on Facebook of five deputies collectively holding a bouquet of flowers, a heart-shaped balloon, and five boxes of Valentines chocolates, saying, "Our Warrants team is waiting for you with open cuffs. Don’t play hard to get, because they’re in it for the long haul and are truly committed to capturing your heart!"
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Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder of Teen Attacked in Prison

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:27
A former police officer with the Chicago Police Department—who was convicted in October of second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014—was reportedly beaten by inmates in a Connecticut prison.
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11 Tips for Responding to Domestic Violence Calls

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:00
Here are some tips on staying safe on these types of calls for service, and ensuring the welfare of the individuals who have been victimized.
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Federal Adds 40 S&W, 45 Auto Premium Hydra-Shok Deep Loads 

Sensitive - Gangs - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:02
In 2018, Federal reinvented the Hydra-Shok bullet design with Hydra-Shok Deep in 9mm Luger. Now, it has expanded the line with new loads in 40 S&W and 45 Auto. The bullets feature a more robust center post and a core design that penetrates to critical depths through common self-defense barriers, without over-penetrating.
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First Responder Networks

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
In an emergency when the cellular systems are overwhelmed, public safety priority networks can provide you with voice communications and high-speed data transfer.
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2 Ways to Stop Mass Attacks

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:51
Allowing law enforcement officers to carry in public places off duty and adjusting shifts at major events could prevent or quickly end many mass shootings.
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President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: "The Wall is Coming"

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:49
President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that "the wall is coming."
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Kansas Officer Found Dead in Patrol Vehicle

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:47
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a law enforcement officer the Sac and Fox Police Department deceased in his patrol vehicle near the Kansas-Nebraska border.
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Indiana Police Chief Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:45
Chief David Hewitt was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
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First Responders, Service Members, Hollywood Stars Thank Gary Sinise in Touching Video

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:41
On Tuesday, dozens of individuals from the military, police, and fire services were joined by their families and dozens of Hollywood legends in the creation of a video tribute and thanks for his tireless work with the Gary Sinise Foundation.
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Birthday Boy Asks for Donations to Police Department's K-9 Program

Sensitive - Gangs - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:36
An eight-year-old Pennsylvania boy asked for a special gift for his birthday. The twist was that he wanted nothing for himself—he wanted to donate money to the local police department's K-9 Unit.
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