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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia gave a rousing speech at the opening general assembly of the IACP annual conference
Tackling both the concerns of the public and police officials, the article is an in-depth look at major issues facing today’s officers
We are targeted in restaurants, in our cars, while on foot patrol, when responding to calls for service, and while protecting large scale events — here are some thoughts on each kind of attack
Sgt. Thomas Fry faces felony charges after admitting to taking three duty firearms from the Dallas Police Department
“We are lucky we did not lose a Dallas officer that day,” Chief Eddie Garcia said. “Whether [the suspect] knew a Dallas police officer was inside that car or not, he fired into an occupied vehicle showing no regard for human life”
“We saw an opportunity with Lexipol to set...standards of the utmost integrity, professionalism and dedication to the people we serve,” explains Chief James Schultz of Willoughby Police Department
“[The unit] enables officers to know what to look for, what to do, when they see their partner officer doing something that tarnishes our badge,” said Chief Eddie Garcia
During a pursuit, the suspect hit a curb and flipped the vehicle over; officers saw a woman cuffed in the back seat after launching a drone to get a closer look inside the vehicle
“I’m incredibly proud of officers Williams and Mazin, who faced evil and did not back down,” Chief Eddie Garcia said
Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia wrote in a memo that Officer Bacon’s death is “a heartbreaking loss for our DPD family” and asked others to “never hesitate to reach out”
“Everybody’s on the same set of tactics, same playing field and we’re not working off of each other trying to guess what each other’s doing,” one of the trainers said
Officer Caleb McCollum was given a five-day suspension during a disciplinary hearing; he has been on administrative leave since August 2022
City officials said the police website was affected as well as computer-assisted-dispatching that the fire department uses
The officer and K-9 were following a blood trail of a suspect wanted in the shootings of two other people
The union is focused on improving working conditions for female officers
Bodycam video shows burglary suspect fighting with two officers before pulling out a handgun
The retention idea might keep at least 70 officers on the force with at least 28 years on the job
“I would like to apologize to Mark and the Nix family for taking him away from you. I hope this brings you closure,” inmate Wesley Ruiz said
As officers pursued the suspect, he ran into the golf course, began shooting at golfers and stole their cart before a standoff began with police
The officers had attempted to pull over a driver whose headlights were off; the driver didn’t stop, leading to a short pursuit, which ended in the driver later crashing
As the two off-duty officers struggled for control of the weapon, the gun discharged, hitting the sunroof
The man went inside the facility and shot his wife, who was an employee at the facility, and then shot himself
A combination of surveillance and bodycam footage shows the moments leading up to and after two nurses were murdered by Nestor Hernandez in a maternity hospital ward
The gunman’s girlfriend, who had given birth to their child, said he told her “We are both going to die today” and “Whoever comes in this room is going to die with us”
The gunman was on parole for aggravated robbery and had an active ankle monitor
The individual was reportedly driving on the wrong side of the road, causing the head-on collision
The department will monitor an officer’s progress and ensure they spend the full month in a rehabilitation program
Officials said the coin, which an officer created to mark a police station anniversary, was “blatantly racist to the African-American community”
“I can’t teach bravery or courage. I know his actions saved lives,” Chief Eddie Garcia said about Officer Ronald Cronin