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How City of Stafford Police Department is using the FOCUS X2 body camera to increase clarity, build community trust and protect officers
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The child and his mother had been held hostage by the mother’s ex-boyfriend for several hours before the police standoff began
The man, who was suffering a mental health crisis, hurled threats at officers as he ran toward them with knife and hammer raised
The man raised the knife and ran at officers who were providing medical care to a victim of an unrelated incident
The Bridgeport Police officer who arrived on the scene stepped out of his cruiser to find the man running full speed with knives raised moments later
After twice firing shots that did not injure the woman, an officer determined that she did not have a weapon and used a TASER to incapacitate her before taking her into custody
Yuma Police Department officers spoke with the man for several minutes and deployed a TASER twice before the shooting occurred
Myles Cosgrove was dismissed for violating the Louisville PD’s use off force protocols and for not wearing a body camera
“Any time you take your kids to a crowded location, [take] a photo of them in their current outfits so if...your child is lost they can be located,” the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said
“There was an oncoming train rapidly approaching the station,” the NYPD tweeted. “Officers sprang into action and without hesitation pulled him off the tracks”
“This is an example of how quickly situations can escalate and become dangerous for our officers,” the Dayton Police Department stated
Video shows Sarasota PD Officer Michael Skinner using his boat to push the runaway boat into a sea wall before climbing in, cutting the engine and rendering aid to the man
“Officer Jacob Derbin is a hero. He did everything right,” Euclid Police Department Chief Scott Meyer said
One suspect was detained immediately, while the other fled from officers before being found and arrested in a parking lot
The Key West Police Department stated that the suspect drove to the college “with the specific intent of killing two individuals”
Video shows Henderson SWAT officers returning fire; the suspect was found deceased in the barricaded home two days after police initially attempted to arrest him
The man threatened and cursed at Redding Police Department officers before throwing a rock at them, fleeing and confronting another officer with a knife
Moses Lake PD officers attempted to persuade the man that they were not there to hurt him before he emerged from a motel room and fired multiple shots
As the man wrestled for the Fontana police officer’s gun, the officer’s partner shot the suspect once, freeing her from his grip
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy went to the apartment to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance; the shooting is still under investigation
The shooter had already killed two victims and himself when LVMPD officers arrived at the building; they cleared the building while ensuring the threat was neutralized
Milwaukee Police Department officers returned fire after the suspect fired two shots at them during a foot pursuit
Immediately after officers opened the door to the home, the man raised the gun and fired, leading Knoxville PD officers to fire several shots at them
The officer was able to push the trailer off himself and rush to aid his partner before being taken to a hospital
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies deployed a TASER and a BolaWrap but neither stopped the man’s approach
Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies tried to speak with the man for several minutes before he came out at them wielding a knife
K-9
“This is a friendly dog, he found you! We’re gonna get you home, OK?” Greenwood Village Police Department Officer Austin Speer told the woman