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Snohomish County 911 and Valley Com 911 successfully executed a live 911 call re-routing drill on June 5, confirming the vision that has been four years in the making
Groton police responded to a report of a snake slithering near an apartment entrance; the officers put the python in a container in the back seat of a cruiser where it escaped
Around 20 people broke glass cases with hammers and other tools and fled with an unknown amount of jewelry, Sunnyvale police said
Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel is on administrative leave for mishandling a police major’s sexual harassment complaint against another major, the mayor said
The court said a semiautomatic rifle with a bump stock is not an illegal machine gun because it doesn’t make the weapon fire more than one shot with one pull of the trigger
The suspect, a former Yakima police officer and SRO, was wanted in the killing of two women and the kidnapping of his 1-year-old son
Nye County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Ruesch said he needed the assistance and would like to express his appreciation to the unidentified bystander
While Madison County deputies were serving a warrant, the suspect “refused to exit the vehicle, drew a handgun from his pocket and raised that handgun toward deputies”
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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
On 10th anniversary of product and company
5.11 Tactical, Black Rifle Coffee, ASP, OfficerStore.com and others offering discounts during National Police Week
Smart Compliance is the latest offering from Panasonic Connect as a part of the TOUGHBOOK solution suite
New feature streamlines license plate verification process for parking operators and law enforcement professionals
“The DS-GTC-1400 docking stations are designed to maximize the functionality and durability of the Getac S510, ensuring our customers experience unparalleled performance and safety in their demanding work environments,” said Brett Young, Director of Sales at Havis