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Educator finds new purpose helping to mold students at historic, cost-free, private residential school in Hershey, Pa.
How law enforcement agencies from California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska are joining forces to address critical public safety issues and advocate for meaningful legislative reform
Tune in for tomorrow’s all-new episode, where host Jim Dudley talks with Brian Marvel about the formation of the West Coast Law Enforcement Coalition
The chatter from the radio traffic was nonstop as dispatchers and commanders managed ambulances, medical resources and officers for traffic and crowd control
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“[This grant allows] us to teach safe behaviors to ... children in our community by providing walking courses and bicycle trainings, as well as distributing free helmets and safety equipment,” Salinas PD Chief Roberto Filice stated
“Not a single council member has approached me and asked if I was looking for another officer,” Chief Bill Drollinger said. “They haven’t given me the clearance to make a hire — and I don’t believe they will”
“I’m talking to my budget team right now about how we can support the city because the city has to be safe. I’ll work with the mayor to make sure that’s accomplished,” Gov. Kathy Hochul said
Key findings from the Verizon Frontline Public Safety Communications survey
A letter states that legislation that decriminalized personal hard drug possession did not take the fentanyl crisis into account as a public health and safety issue
“Operation Trident” targeted violent offenders, who were on supervised release or probation, with outstanding warrants
“The only thing I saw was ... somebody needs to stop that truck — and I’m somebody,” said Officer Lukon
A bystander said she saw the officer sprint out of his cruiser, rip off his vest and dive into the water to rescue two people
Threats against Congress members have increased about 300% over the past seven years, Chief Manger told lawmakers at a hearing this year
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Transit leaders emphasized that drug use on buses and trains reflects a nationwide crisis
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
“Listen, we want everything and everyone to go home safe,” the officer told the man, the videos show. “I just need you to do everything that... we tell you”
The state’s “Blood on Board” program has delivered whole blood to 23 patients across the state since its start in May
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Multiple firearms, tools used to manufacture fireworks and kegs of black powder were also seized from the residence
Tactical and legal experts share best practices to avoid unnecessary violent confrontations
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“Being in uniform is absolutely the best job on the planet and also the most fulfilling,” Sgt. Sarah Shendy said