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Chief Tom Wetzel discusses the importance of fostering a servant guardian mindset, value-based behaviors and collaborative decision-making
Two Ohio police officers should be commended for saving a suspect’s life with a chest seal they purchased, but this shouldn’t be the norm or the expectation
Kane County (IL) is using alternative court programs to help military veterans heal their brains and their bodies
Ex-Columbus officer Jason Meade was charged with murder and reckless homicide for fatally shooting Casey Goodson Jr.; Meade testified that Goodson pointed a gun at him before the shooting
“We have used them many, many times,” Riverside Police Chief Frank Robinson said. “It’s a valuable piece of equipment that we need every day ... we needed it years ago”
The suspect’s truck crossed to the wrong side of the road and hit the cruiser head-on, causing the truck to land on top of the cruiser
A female hostage was also shot; the suspect surrendered and was arrested by Ontario Police Department officers after an hours-long standoff
“In my personal opinion, the impact on the community and the officers, probation just wasn’t enough.” Maj. Brian Johns of the Dayton Police Department said
“Like I’ve said before: See something, say something, hear something, say something,” Mariemont Chief of Police Richard Hines said. “If we hadn’t gotten the tip, I think we would have had a very bad situation”
An officer landed on the hood of the car when the suspect struck him as she attempted to flee; the officer shot the woman while he was still on the hood of the car
“It’s a sense of accomplishment to know that I put my mind to something, and I set out those goals and I obtained those goals,” Wendy Massey said