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Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with police officers who were sued over a high-speed chase that ended with the deaths of the fleeing driver and his passenger. The court was unanimous in holding that the officers who fatally shot driver Donald Rickard did not violate... [Read more...]

News

Runaway horse-and-buggy damages police car

Runaway horse-and-buggy damages police car

DARLINGTON, Wis. – Authorities said a runaway horse-and-buggy in Darlington damaged six cars including a police vehicle, but no one was injured Wednesday morning. SEE PHOTOS The Darlington Police Department said a buggy was tied outside a business on Galena Street at about... [Read more...]

Articles

How 6 ‘rules’ from a Navy legend can impact officer safety

How 6 ‘rules’ from a Navy legend can impact officer safety

Several years ago, I discovered Admiral Hyman G. Rickover and his views on safety and training. While he was not in law enforcement, there is no doubt that his philosophy can make everyone in our profession safer. Admiral Rickover — known as the Father of Nuclear Navy — spent... [Read more...]

Training

‘Insane high-speed’ police chase on M20 just training

‘Insane high-speed’ police chase on M20 just training

MOTORISTS on the M20 may have witnessed what they thought was a car chase  today – but it turned out to be police training. One Folkestone resident said he saw three police cars and another vehicle in  an “insane high-speed police chase” on the London-bound carriageway... [Read more...]

Officer Down

Kentucky Deputy Dies In Collision

Kentucky Deputy Dies In Collision

Deputy Sheriff Ernest Franklin  was killed in an automobile crash on Kentucky 90, just west of Glasgow. His vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment, and then landed in a small  pond. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Please contact the following  agency to... [Read more...]

Vehicles

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit Launched, Pulling You Over Soon

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit Launched, Pulling You Over Soon

Study the front end of this car very, very closely–because you’ll soon be watching out for it in your rearview mirror. Chrysler has released details and images of the 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit, the latest iteration of its four-door muscle car designed for police... [Read more...]

Technology

Patrol Car cameras Have Bumpy Reception From St. Louis Police

Patrol Car cameras Have Bumpy Reception From St. Louis Police

ST. LOUIS • City police officers believe in-car cameras are being used against them, and they are trying to find ways to avoid driving cars equipped with them, according to union grievances. Emails dated April 13 from Capt. Mary Edwards-Fears to superiors and underlings reveal... [Read more...]

Policy

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with police officers who were sued over a high-speed chase that ended with the deaths of the fleeing driver and his passenger. The court was unanimous in holding that the officers who fatally shot driver Donald Rickard did not violate... [Read more...]

This Week

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with police officers who were sued over a high-speed chase that ended with the deaths of the fleeing driver and his passenger. The court was unanimous in holding that the officers who fatally shot driver Donald Rickard did not violate... [Read more...]

May 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment


News

Runaway horse-and-buggy damages police car

DARLINGTON, Wis. – Authorities said a runaway horse-and-buggy in Darlington damaged six cars including a police vehicle, but no one was injured Wednesday morning. SEE PHOTOS The Darlington Police Department said a buggy was tied outside a business on Galena Street at about... [Read more...]

May 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Articles

How 6 ‘rules’ from a Navy legend can impact officer safety

Several years ago, I discovered Admiral Hyman G. Rickover and his views on safety and training. While he was not in law enforcement, there is no doubt that his philosophy can make everyone in our profession safer. Admiral Rickover — known as the Father of Nuclear Navy — spent... [Read more...]

April 3, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Technology

Patrol Car cameras Have Bumpy Reception From St. Louis Police

ST. LOUIS • City police officers believe in-car cameras are being used against them, and they are trying to find ways to avoid driving cars equipped with them, according to union grievances. Emails dated April 13 from Capt. Mary Edwards-Fears to superiors and underlings reveal... [Read more...]

May 23, 2012 | 1 Comment


Training

‘Insane high-speed’ police chase on M20 just training

MOTORISTS on the M20 may have witnessed what they thought was a car chase  today – but it turned out to be police training. One Folkestone resident said he saw three police cars and another vehicle in  an “insane high-speed police chase” on the London-bound carriageway... [Read more...]

April 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Officer Down

Kentucky Deputy Dies In Collision

Deputy Sheriff Ernest Franklin  was killed in an automobile crash on Kentucky 90, just west of Glasgow. His vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment, and then landed in a small  pond. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Please contact the following  agency to... [Read more...]

April 3, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Vehicles

2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit Launched, Pulling You Over Soon

Study the front end of this car very, very closely–because you’ll soon be watching out for it in your rearview mirror. Chrysler has released details and images of the 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit, the latest iteration of its four-door muscle car designed for police... [Read more...]

August 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Policy

Supreme Court sides with police over fatal Ark. pursuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sided with police officers who were sued over a high-speed chase that ended with the deaths of the fleeing driver and his passenger. The court was unanimous in holding that the officers who fatally shot driver Donald Rickard did not violate... [Read more...]

May 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment