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Event offers first live online appearance viewed by nearly 3,000 CALVERTON, Md., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Officer.com, the leading portal for law enforcement professionals, hosted thousands of viewers recently as it became the first to offer live online video streaming of the 21st annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial in Washington, DC.
Dr. Jared Strote at the University of Washington Medical Center led a group that examined the medical records of nearly 900 patients subdued by the Seattle Police Department with a Taser over a six-year period.
Injuries inflicted by police officers in the process of subduing suspects are relatively rare, two U.S. studies found. In one study, Dr.
Authorities said an off-duty New York Port Authority police officer who saw his car being stolen jumped onto the moving vehicle and fired his gun into the car. Witnesses said Officer John Castro, who has been with the Port Authority for 11 years, left his gray BMW running outside of a business in the city's Queens borough Wednesday afternoon when the thief jumped into the car and started driving away, the New York Daily News reported Thursday. It was like a movie scene, witness Heriberto...
Officers from Prince George's County (MD), Los Angeles County (CA) and Pell City (AL) who died in 2008 are among the first names to be engraved this year on the nation's monument to fallen law enforcement officers WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last June 27, Prince George's County Police Corporal Richard Findley was part of a team of officers attempting to stop and arrest the occupants of a stolen vehicle in Laurel, Maryland.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a police officer who rear-ended an empty gasoline tanker had been reading her in-car laptop before the collision. Highway Patrol spokesman Lt.
Swedish police said nine officers have been reassigned to desk duty during an investigation into a party that involved taking nude photos of the officers. Police officials in Gothenburg said the nine officers, all of whom were male, were celebrating at a cabin near Gothenburg after completing supplemental training to serve in special tactical units, Swedish news agency TT reported Monday. These are officers with several years of experience.
A Georgia woman said she used a stun gun she received as a Christmas gift to help a DeKalb County police officer who was struggling with a suspect. Tanisha Cross, 20, of Atlanta, said she was driving with her mother to a Wal-Mart in Lithonia when they spotted the police officer struggling with an attacker who had rubbed pepper spray in the officer's eyes, WBS-TV, Atlanta, reported Monday. Cross said she retrieved the Taser stun gun her husband had given her for Christmas from her child's...
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan.
Police in Gaston County, N.C., say they arrested a man accused of putting footage of himself impersonating a police officer on YouTube. Sgt.
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