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Suspect Transport

The Suspect Transport topic area gives officers the training and tools they need to safely complete the unique mission of transporting a suspect from one jail facility to another. The task can be one of the most dangerous periods of time for the officers charged with that duty, as subjects often see the ride as their last, best chance for escape.

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The two wanted men were captured following a brief pursuit; Idaho State Police said they are now investigating whether the pair had killed two people while on the run
Deputy R.J. Leonard drove into the Tennessee River with Tabitha Smith in the back seat, causing both to drown; Smith’s family alleges Leonard was not properly trained in suspect transport and was not familiar with his patrol area
Oscar Diaz was one of five officers fired after Randy Cox was paralyzed while being transported to a police station
Kevin Kirkland was handcuffed in the back seat of the cruiser, but was able to climb into the front of the vehicle and lead police on a pursuit
While the officer was driving, the suspect began kicking the cruiser’s window; the officer pulled over and that’s when the suspect busted the window
The officers are charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and cruelty to persons
“It’s hard to see officers charged but it’s also what we’ve been talking about from the beginning. We need to be accountable, period,” Chief Karl Jacobson said
Portland Police believe a cleaning crew accidentally opened the holding cell
The nine-day manhunt ended at a West Virginia apartment complex Tuesday evening
Authorities said it’s not clear how the woman managed to get out of her handcuffs and grab a gun
After shooting the officer, the 23-year-old suspect shot himself and remains in critical condition, officials said
The suspect managed to get away from his escorting officer and leap into the bay, officials said
The court blocked a lawsuit filed by five officers who said Attorney Marilyn Mosby maliciously investigated and charged them in the death of Freddie Gray
A Louisiana school superintendent complained of obscenities and death threats directed at himself, his family and staff following the teacher’s arrest
Jeffrey R. Liimatainen, 26, reportedly threw a boot and punched Officer Adam Cooley in the chest before threatening his family
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Officer Nadia Siconolfi says the mother deserves credit for staying so calm
April Adamson was preparing to get gas when she sensed something was wrong. That’s when she saw Sgt. Randy Harkness fall to the ground
Assistant Attorney General Karl Pothier said that as a prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby is immune from the lawsuit filed by officers who were cleared in Freddie Gray’s death
The K-9 took down 47-year-old Chris Bartlett after he refused to move into his new cell
Police found and seized a 9 mm handgun from Chad Klahs before putting him in Officer Ryan O’Connor’s car, but he kept a .40 caliber hidden
Deputy Sgt. Randy Harkness, 52, was assaulted after he gave the suspect a courtesy ride to a gas station
None of the officers are back to patrolling the streets of West Baltimore, where Freddie Gray was arrested in 2015
The death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in Baltimore
When Debrina Scott was confronted by security at the store, she took off running across the parking lot. Her son followed her and was nearly struck by a vehicle
Police say that while unattended, Cody Tyron kicked out the metal screen separating the front and back seats and drove away