News from Police Magazine
Saturday, September 22, 2018
PowerPhone's user-friendly Total Response solution is made to maximize call-handling efficiency and effectiveness with a single protocol database that focuses on the incident.
Friday, September 21, 2018
The National Rifle Association wants to thank its sponsoring partners for their support of the 2018 NRA National Police Shooting Championships, scheduled for Sept. 24-26, 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Friday, September 21, 2018
RapidSOS is partnering with Google to deliver life-saving 911 caller location information to public safety agencies nationwide. With the U.S. activation of Android Emergency Location Service (ELS), emergency communications centers using the free RapidSOS Next Generation 911 (NG911) Clearinghouse will now receive faster and more accurate caller location for 911 calls from Android devices.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Authorities say the wounded officer is the dead woman’s boyfriend and the dead man is her ex-boyfriend. It is initially believed the ex shot them both before taking his own life.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Deputies with the Isle of Wight County (VA) Sheriff's Office and the Windsor (VA) Police Department made a little boy's birthday dreams come true as they descended on the event after learning that the boy wanted a "police themed" party.
Friday, September 21, 2018
"I want to see people killing cops and Uber drivers in and around Cambridge and Somerville and I'll buy you a drink," the advertisement said.
Friday, September 21, 2018
The patrol partner of Deputy Robert Kunze—a 12-year veteran of the Sedgwick County (KS) Sheriff's Office who was shot and killed Sunday while responding to a suspicious character call—has broken his silence with a post to a social media page.
Friday, September 21, 2018
According to a Netflix press release, "this 'odd couple' become unofficial partners as Tony Sr. offers his overly-cautious son blunt, street-wise advice on everything from handling suspects to handling women."
Friday, September 21, 2018
A man who shot and wounded two Prince George's County, MD, police officers will not be charged because he was not the man they were after—he was in fact, under the impression that he was defending himself from a home invasion.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Three convicted hackers—22-year-old Paras Jha, 21-year-old Josiah White, and 22-year-old Dalton Norman—continue to cooperate with the FBI on cybercrime and cybersecurity matters, as well as continued cooperation with and assistance to law enforcement and the broader research community, according to a DOJ press release.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Many police departments have a pop-up tent, a folding table, and a bunch of knick-knacks with the department badge or logo to give away during street festivals and other events. This is a very passive recruitment tool, and arguably a giant waste of time and resources. Where the real recruitment opportunities exist are in the day-to-day contact between young people and the police officers who serve their communities.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Former Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte recently did a ridealong with Chicago police on the streets of South Side Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The department posted a seven minute video to Facebook, chronicling Forte's experience during the day-shift ridealong.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Among the many people mourning the death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy Mark Stasyuk is a convicted felon—now homeless—who was arrested by Stasyuk. Josh Nordquist told the CBS News affiliate in Sacramento, "The dude had a real heart. He was an awesome man."
Thursday, September 20, 2018
This past week, the Michigan State Police conducted its annual testing of police vehicles. This year, it tested 12 vehicles. Here are the limited preliminary results,
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Anthony Iannicco is the third former officer implicated in the scheme to receive a prison sentence in the scandal that has resulted in 11 officers pleading guilty to a variety of charges, including the former chief of police.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Police officers from Masontown and German Township entered the lobby and engaged the shooter. The officer from German Township shot and fatally wounded the suspect.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Police officers with the Suffolk County (NY) Police Department welcomed three new members of the force on Wednesday—11-year-old Jesse Pallas, nine-year-old Zachary Cote, and 10-year-old Sean Hughes.