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Deputy Meredith Portillo joined the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in September 2023; she was off-duty at the time of the crash and only five minutes from home
A nearby witness exchanged gunfire with the suspect, while another witness struck the suspect from behind with a blunt object, the Daytona Beach Police Department said
LAPD reportedly had a role in persuading the French government to temporarily suspend a law that does not allow for overseas police officers to be armed in the country
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The union’s president said the leadership change is welcome news for NYPD officers “who have had their careers derailed by anti-police activists on CCRB’s board”
Armed forces veterans expressed support toward the Sacramento PD’s use of military equipment, saying military police equipment as necessary to keep first responders safe
The suspect in the shooting death of Melvindale Officer Mohamed Said remains at large; a reward for tips leading to the suspect’s arrest has been raised to up to $37,500
Before sentencing the three, the judge said Officer Fernando Arroyos was “a young man who had the potential to enhance the quality of life for all of us”
The award highlights agency-level achievements in areas of officer safety and wellness, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund says
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COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
The Trump rally shooting demonstrated commendable actions like quick thinking by citizens, as well as shortcomings such as poor site selection and training gaps
Effective presidential protection relies on more than just federal efforts. Learn how local officers can contribute, stay informed and maintain crucial roles
The death of a firefighter attendee and the wounding of three others, including former President Trump, is a tragic reminder of gunshot wound assessment and treatment challenges
Trooper Michael Proctor’s suspension due to inappropriate text messages serves as a stark reminder that anything written can become public and impact a case
An armed robbery pursuit culminated in a critical encounter, emphasizing the need for rigorous high-risk stop tactics
Exploring the indictment of Chief Pete Arredondo and the legal challenges in proving criminal negligence in the Uvalde school shooting case


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The event will take place August 12-15, 2024, at the Fort Worth Convention Center
Kosciewicz brings over 25 years of experience in direct response retail, product management, ecommerce, and operations to his new role
Approximately 20% of Kentucky officers have expired body armor or none at all, and many are left to purchase their own equipment, according to the attorney general’s office
The new solution will enable citizens to more easily create and track service requests, while improving the department’s reporting, tracking, and analysis capabilities for county employees and for mandated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reporting
Launches Cellebrite Federal Solutions with the acquisition of Cyber Technology Services, Inc. and the appointment of four renowned independent directors
Bodyguard 2.0 has a new profile, a higher capacity, and design enhancements for concealed carry