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Federal Launches New Syntech Ammunition Options

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 09:53
Federal is introducing three new types of Syntech ammunition: Syntech Defense, Syntech PPC, and Syntech Training Match. These will all be on display at the 2019 SHOT Show.
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Speer Introduces New Look, Logo, and Online Sales

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 09:35
In 2019, Speer customers will see a new, fresher, more aggressive logo designed to set its law enforcement ammunition apart from others in a crowded field.
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Armor Express to Highlight Protective Solutions at SHOT Show

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 19:05
Armor Express will unveil its newest innovations in ballistic technology, carrier designs, hard armor applications, and accessory tools at the 2019 SHOT Show.
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Axeon Second Zero Opens Up Long Range Possibilities

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:59
The Axeon Second Zero is a precision optical device designed to give any rifle shooter an instant additional zero distance whether in hunting or tactical application. It works with all optical sights from rifle scopes to dot sights.
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Former Chicago Officer Sentenced to 6 3/4 Years for Death of Laquan McDonald

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:47
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 6 ¾ years in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.
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Texas Deputy Dies in Wreck After Medical Event

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:32
According to a statement released by Schertz Police Department, officers were dispatched at about 5:15 p.m. to the intersection of FM 3009 and Dimrock for a major accident involving three vehicles.
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21 Killed in Colombian Police Academy Bombing

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:22
Chief Prosecutor Néstor Martínez identified the attacker as José Aldemar Rojas, an ELN operative who had previously lost an arm in an explosives accident, according to The Associated Press. He was allegedly driving a 1993 Nissan SUV loaded with 175 pounds of pentolite, a highly explosive material.
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Quotes to Inspire Greatness in Law Enforcement

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:23
Here are some of my favorite quotes—some of which are famous and some of which are somewhat obscure—framed in the context of policing in 2019 and beyond.
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Jury Awards $500K to Massachusetts Officer in Defamation Suit

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:20
A Middlesex Superior Court jury Monday found Curtis W. Schondelmeyer made false and defamatory statements about Frissore when he appeared on a 2014 Fox Undercover Investigates report aired on WFXT-Channel 25 titled “Police Payback?”
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Man Shot by Arizona Deputy was Lone Wolf Terrorist, Officials Say

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:09
FBI Special-Agent-In-Charge Michael DeLeon described the episode as a "lone-wolf attack" carried out by a "homegrown violent extremist."
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New Mexico Sheriffs Barred from Legislative Session Because of Duty Weapons

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:49
"We were allowed to go into the Roundhouse but we weren't allowed to go down onto the floor. We were directed to go to another room and watch what was going on from a TV," Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace said. "That has never happened to us before and that's a direct violation to the constitution of New Mexico."
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Nurse Came to Aid of Wounded North Carolina Officer Left for Dead on Country Road

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:42
Local news outlets reported Trooper Daniel Harrell’s patrol cruiser had a dozen bullet holes in the windshield, as well as front-end damage.
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Death Threats Over OIS Prompt Atlanta Police to Issue Alert to Officers

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:29
Officer Jarius Daugherty said Atlanta Police officers have received multiple death threats after the death of 18-year-old D’ettrick Griffin, who was shot and killed by a plainclothes Atlanta officer when he attempted to steal his car at a gas station earlier this week.
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Savage Expands Lineup of MSRs

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:23
Striving to bring more features and better performance to the modern sporting rifle, Savage has expanded its award-winning lineup of MSRs. Savage will have these new firearms on display at the 2019 SHOT Show.
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New Utah Trooper Grew up in Kenya Refugee Camp

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:39
He became a U.S. Citizen in 2009. He earned a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in criminal justice. And while he says it took time to get hired, he refused to take no for an answer.
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Chicago Officers Found Not Guilty of Charges They Covered Up Laquan McDonald Shooting

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:39
Judge Domenica Stephenson repeatedly stated the state failed to prove conspiracy or obstruction of justice, saying mistakes do not equate to lying. She noted inconsistencies in witness testimony, a lack of proof that the three officers conspired to cover up the shooting and said other evidence in the case was "nothing more than speculation."
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California K-9 Wounded, Suspect Dead in Gunfight

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:37
A K-9 with the Placer County Deputy Sheriff's Office was wounded in a gunfight with a man who had gone on a shooting spree on Tuesday night. The gunman was killed in the exchange, and K-9 Eros was struck and wounded.  
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Retired New York Officer Murders Wife, Kills Self

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:36
An officer who retired from a police department in Westchester County, New York was found dead in the garage of their Middletown home along with his wife on Tuesday night.
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Texas Department Fires 5 Officers, Suspends 2 Following In-Custody Death

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:33
The Fort Worth (TX) Police Department fired five officers and suspended two without pay after the in-custody death of a suspect who had complained of medical issues.
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Retired New Jersey Officer Dies By Suicide Following Domestic Arrest

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:32
According to NBC News, 58-year-old Patrick Montella was in the process of being released when he lunged for his old service weapon—which had been collected during his arrest— and shot himself.
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