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Friday, February 23, 2018
Deterrence is not just a matter of having armed personnel or even sworn officers in the schools; it’s having the right officer, with the right equipment, and the right training.
Friday, February 23, 2018
The Sheriffs' Association said the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo should fund one armed officer in every school as part of the state budget for the fiscal year that starts April 1.
Friday, February 23, 2018
At trial, prosecutors presented violent videos Young had watched and comments he had made about killing FBI agents and attacking federal buildings. In emails with Mohammed and conversations online, Young joked about terrorist attacks and suggested they were often justifiable. He described the rebels he fought with in Libya as “like-minded” with the Islamic State.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Police approached Tolar at work and say he was found to have an AR-15 and 1,500 rounds of ammo in his vehicle. He was subsequently arrested.
Friday, February 23, 2018
A second cousin even asked police to take away Cruz's guns after his mom died Nov. 1. "Nikolas is reported to have rifles and it is requested that (deputies) recover these weapons," the dispatcher noted from the call.
Friday, February 23, 2018
One of the ATV drivers, 25-year-old Ruddy Rodriguez, even pulled up right next to the officers and laughed at them, police said. “You’ll never catch me or stop me!” Rodriguez shouted, according to police. But that’s where Rodriguez was wrong, police said.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Since October, the Elk Grove Police Department's dispatch center has been receiving about 20 non-subscriber initialized 911 calls per day, said Officer Jason Jimenez, police spokesman.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Timothy "Tim" Flick could get up to two years in jail if convicted of motor vehicle homicide and making a false statement under oath. He also is charged with careless driving, an infraction.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The video images were “delayed 20 minutes and nobody told us that,” said Coral Springs Police Chief Tony Pustizzi.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Sheriff Scott Israel said the deputy should have “went in. Addressed the killer. Killed the killer.”
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Several police departments have asked the school district to allow [rifle carry] for years, said Margate, FL, Police Chief Dana Watson.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The law enforcement officer nonfatal injury trend increased across the 12-year period studied; this is in contrast with the trend for all other U.S. workers which significantly decreased.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Florida Republican Sen. Greg Steube said gun-free zones like schools are easy targets and has proposed allowing specially trained educators with military or law enforcement backgrounds to be armed.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Sheriff Scott Israel said that, to his knowledge, deputies followed protocol and did not wait for specialized teams to arrive before going into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. But he said that details over the office's response remained unclear.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
President Trump on Thursday lambasted California officials for how they are dealing with gangs and threatened to pull immigration and border agents out of the state to show just how bad things would be without federal help.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Under the proposed plan, the LAPD would also begin to release some video shot by cameras in patrol cars and on drones – and video collected from private security cameras and bystanders.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Baltimore is the big city with the highest per capita murder rate in the nation, with nearly 56 murders per 100,000 people. At 343 murders in 2017, the city tallied the highest per capita rate in its history. Columbus tallied 143 murders — 37 more than 2016 and the most the city has seen in a single year.