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Chalino Sanchez’s music quickly became the anthem of Sinaloan drug culture
Exploring the indictment of Chief Pete Arredondo and the legal challenges in proving criminal negligence in the Uvalde school shooting case
The American flag is considered a living symbol under federal law. We must treat it as such.
There is no single answer to the cause of mass school shootings, but it goes much deeper and further than issues of gun control and mental illness
Did Columbus Police Officer Mike Plumb make the best shot ever?
On April 11, 1986, one of the most famous shootouts in modern times took place between the FBI and two serial bank robbers
Here are some of the strangest last words before execution
There have been a few bad apples throughout history. Really bad apples
The museum is located across the street from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., allowing visitors to explore both in one visit
The memorial features the names of over 23,000 officers engraved on its curved marble walls
National Police Week finds its roots in 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed Proclamation 3466, designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day
Working with the limitations of radio for interagency cooperation
These social media celebrations recognize the courage, dedication and leadership of women in law enforcement
Bob Paul transitioned from a sailor to gold miner, then to a respected lawman; learn how his determined efforts bring peace and justice to a chaotic frontier
Uvalde’s independent investigation did acknowledge some failures, including communication problems, poor training for live shooter situations and lack of available equipment
Law enforcement agencies nationwide highlight the courage, dedication and achievements of Black officers, reinforcing a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Changes the department has enacted since the 2022 shooting at Robb Elementary include replacing equipment and updating and extending officer training
A detailed analysis of the Uvalde incident unveils critical flaws in active shooter response, offering vital insights for law enforcement agencies nationwide
“An active shooter with access to victims should never be considered and treated as a barricaded subject,” the report says
Board members who opposed the creation of the police department cited prospective difficulty in recruiting officers and criticized the “lack of research” that went into the proposal
Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips said a jury should decide whether former Deputy Scot Peterson displayed a “wanton and willful disregard” for students’ safety when he didn’t confront the shooter during the attack
History has shown that American citizens will eventually stand up to protect themselves
Bass Reeves, a U.S. deputy marshal in the western district of Indian Territory, took a warrant to arrest his son after he shot and killed his wife
A recent documentary features the words of the officers who responded to the shooting, as well as a multitude of recordings of 911 callers and radio transmissions made during the event. Here’s what we can learn
“None of the individuals on the target list became a victim,” Sheriff Kevin McMahill said
Reporters reviewed nearly 150 different officer accounts, as well as hours of body camera footage and 911 calls
Sheriff McMahill: “If we take care of our responders better than we ever have, they’re going to take care of this community better than they ever have”
“I just felt like it was time for law enforcement to be bold and to have a real conversation about the fact that this job impacts us in ways that are so negative,” Clark County Sheriff Kevin McMahill said
An officer recounts responding to the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooter – and shares why we must focus as much on emotional trauma as we do active shooter response tactics