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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Swatara Township police say that Charles Kellar was pulled over after officers received a call about an erratic driver.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Chaska (MN) Police Department is the first in the state to test the new "BolaWrap" restraint device, which fires a length of Kevlar cord at a rate of 640 feet per second which then wraps around a resistive subject, immobilizing them so responding officers can safely approach and make an arrest.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Harrington (DE) Police Department says that 40-year-old Andy Leary fled from a traffic stop, losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a patrol car.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Officer Michael Sippel of the Rochester (NY) Police Department pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge that he assaulted a Rochester man who had been wrongly identified as a burglary suspect.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Ron McDonald passed the 50-year milestone in 2015, but has decided in 2018 that it's finally time to stop working.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that 46-year-old Elwood Timothy Robinson is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old William Hughes and 16-year-old Jeremy Stewart. He also reportedly wounded an unidentified female teen with a gunshot to her hand.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Dallas man rushed to aid an officer involved in a violent struggle with a resistive subject—while other bystanders stood aside and captured video of the incident on their mobile phones. Steve Mabry was driving past the unidentified officer and the subject as the man was trying to take the officer's TASER.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Officer Samuel Jimenez, 28, was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Chicago police have responded to what is being described as an active shooting at Mercy Hospital on the city's South Side. An officer was wounded. Multiple victims are reported.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Chief Loren Culp of the Republic (WA) Police Department said on social media that he won't allow his department to enforce new regulations under newly passed which he said are unconstitutional.
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Slidell (LA) Police Department posted to Facebook news that Motor Officer Jason Seals has succumbed to injuries sustained in late September while participating in funeral escort duty.
Monday, November 19, 2018
David Hall had been piloting the Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter that served the Columbus-based Metro Narcotics Task Force that went down in Lake Mitchell on Friday.
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Virginia Beach Police Department announced the passing of Master Police Officer Kelvin Bailey, who died of an apparent medical emergency early in the morning on Saturday.
Monday, November 19, 2018
According to a recently released report from the FBI, reported hate crimes in the United States rose 17% over last year, with about 5,000 of the hate crimes reported categorized as crimes against persons, such as intimidation or assault.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Chief Roy Johnson of the Carleton (MI) Police Department was responding to a breaking and entering call when he slipped on a patch of ice and accidentally discharged his weapon, causing a minor injury to his foot.
Monday, November 19, 2018
A driver in New York whose car came to a stop in a frigid canal was pulled out of the icy water by two Islip police officers who happened to be nearby.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Mike Blake Jr.—found guilty of the attempted murder of Officer Cory Goldstein of the Charleston Police Department—has been sentenced to life without parole.