Category Archive: Law Enforcement News Alert

Sloppy Searches Kill Cops

Sloppy Searches Kill Cops by Kevin Davis Created: May 27, 2014 Don’t take pat-downs, Terry Frisks and suspect searches for granted. Kevin Davis Real pistol, knives and polymer weapons which can pass through… Continue reading

Minn. man who plotted to blow up police station sentenced

Rogers, 25, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to one count of possessing a firearm illegally….. MINNEAPOLIS — Acting on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police… Continue reading

A LOOK AT HEROIN USE, DEATHS IN SOME US STATES

BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS  In and around Cleveland, heroin-related overdoses killed 195 people last year, shattering the previous record. Some Ohio police chiefs say heroin is easier for kids to get than beer. In Missouri,… Continue reading

Getting Past On-Duty Injuries

Suffering a physical injury can lead to feelings of rage, disbelief, fear, inadequacy, or depression. Once restored to full duty, officers can still suffer the emotional effects of an on-duty injury, and these… Continue reading

Calif. Dispatcher Donates Kidney to Co-Worker

CREATED: MARCH 26, 2014 Riverside County Dispatcher Jennifer Hall recently donated a kidney to fellow dispatcher Michelle Nelson. Two Riverside County Sheriff’s dispatchers are forever connected after a life-saving transplant.   1 2  … Continue reading

2 FIREFIGHTERS DIE IN SMOKY BOSTON BROWNSTONE FIRE

BOSTON (AP) — A fire driven by strong winds raced through a brownstone on Wednesday, trapping and killing two firefighters in the basement, where their colleagues could not rescue them. Thirteen other firefighters… Continue reading

Death of an Officer

When an officer dies, dispatchers feel so many things. Whether you worked it, didn’t work it, knew him or her personally or only as a co-worker, the grief is deep. One officer is… Continue reading

2nd teen charged in robbery of off-duty cop………………..

Robbery of an off-duty sheriff’s sergeant ended with the sergeant shooting and killing one of the three robbers… Chicago Tribune COOK COUNTY, Ill. — The second teenager charged in the attempted robbery of an off-duty… Continue reading

Grand jury clears officer who fatally shot off-duty firefighter

Grand jury clears officer who fatally shot off-duty firefighter Posted: Feb 14, 2014 1:21 PM PST Updated: Feb 14, 2014 5:04 PM PST By DeAnn Smith, Digital Content Manager(.kctv5.com). KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)… Continue reading

Wife of beaten NYPD cop was interrogated ahead of blue-flanked escort to hospital …..

Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins said the wife of critically injured Sgt. Mohamed Deen was questioned about her husband’s drinking and behavior before Deen was led by a brothers-in-blue procession to a… Continue reading