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Prosecutors argued that James Crumbley committed gross negligence by failing to store guns safely; a sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 9, the same day as Jennifer Crumbley’s sentencing for the same charge
The new generation delivers significant enhancements in hardware efficiency, enterprise management and gun detection accuracy to better save lives in an active shooter situation
The state law requiring the background check is intended to help police find people who own guns illegally; a federal judge has ruled it violated Second Amendment rights
The proposals include requiring background checks for advertised private gun sales, harshening penalties for reckless sales and creating a violence prevention resource network
Current sheriff’s office policy dictates that off-duty deputies are allowed to carry a gun as long as their blood alcohol content is below .08
“With this initiative, we understand that to drive action, we’ve got to do something a little bit different, and that’s where this initiative is going to do something a little bit different,” said David Ashford, chair of Bluegrass Crime Stoppers
The idea is to boost resources for violence prevention programs, which have been overwhelmed in some cities
The guns allegedly manufactured by the suspects were made from a combination of parts found online and parts made by a 3D printer, according to NYPD
The school’s superintendent said the child made no threats and likely thought the gun was just a toy
Board members who voted to reinstate the officers cited the rise in teen gun violence and the increasing number of weapons found on DPS campuses
The decision comes after an officer’s handgun “spontaneously discharged” while he was arresting a suspect in the police station lobby
The Danvers Police Department said an officer’s gun had discharged while searching the school, which elevated the situation to an active shooter response
Portland police said Jacob Ramos fabricated illegal firearms in his downtime using a 3-D printer and other tools
The high school senior, who described his pain level as a “sting,” was grazed by the bullet
The police agency will transition from its current Sig Sauer P320 pistol to a Glock model in 2023
Measure 114 would require a permit from law enforcement, safety training and a background check before a gun purchase
With “11 people dying by gunfire in the past 7 days,” a rapid response systems needs to be in place said Detroit Police Chief James White
“They’re going after the people who have guns, who are shooting other people,” Police Chief Chuck Lovell said
Mayor Jim Kenney had signed an executive order banning guns following the fatal shooting of a Parks and Recreation employee last month
Parole Officer Glenn Greening left the loaded gun in his living room and fell asleep watching TV, waking the next day to find it missing
Ready positions provide a clear and safe path to a target and provide an unobstructed angle of attack
A California company that sells mail-order firearms is being sued by New Jersey’s attorney general
The department says a state statute bars giving away weapons as prizes and the raffle has been canceled
Lawmakers are considering gun safety initiatives that would allow judges to authorize removing guns from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence
There has been no decision on whether to charge an officer accused of killing his colleague while playing Russian roulette
The judge ruled that staff who are training to carry concealed weapons on campuses don’t need many training hours