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“Our staffing levels have reached a point where our primary focus must be on ensuring the minimal coverage necessary to keep our community safe,” a letter from Fulton PD states
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If the person’s only crime is low-level drug possession, and they’re not harassing people, police in Multnomah County must give them a chance to avoid prosecution
Police Commissioner Kevin Bethel said the new officers will patrol the Kensington area on foot and bicycle, and begin enforcing stricter drug laws this summer
NYPD officers patrolling Queens were attacked by a man and a woman after questioning them about why several children under 10 were out alone late at night
The agent was returning from work Saturday night when he was accosted in a residential community in Tustin
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The man shot and killed Gary police K-9 Falco during a foot pursuit in July 2023; Falco served with the department for 8 years
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office received approval for $104,850 in funding for new equipment intended to help its officers on the streets and in the county’s detention center
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Learn how Larsen’s hefty donation for officer wellness and community engagement builds on his extensive history of supporting law enforcement in the City by the Bay
Imagine how policing could improve if instead of just investigating incidents to find blame, we also investigated incidents to learn how to avoid them happening in the first place
The standard for whether speech is protected has evolved to provide more protection
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A recent event where officers confronted a suicidal man armed with a sword provides a stark reminder of the dangers and complexities in law enforcement
A review of the effective strategies and calm professionalism of police forces nationwide in managing recent civil disturbances


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“With VirTra simulators, we can swiftly and securely recreate dynamic force encounters,” said Von Kliem, Chief Consulting and Communications Officer at Force Science
The Cumberland County Commission also approved applications for grants to fund a rapid DNA testing initiative and to replace protective vests