This Week

KCK police to study chase policy after fatal crash

KCK police to study chase policy after fatal crash

Kansas City, Kan., police have temporarily suspended most pursuits after a girl was killed Wednesday night by a man fleeing from a traffic stop, officials said Thursday.  Only pursuits involving people suspected of serious felonies will continue while the department studies... [Read more...]

News

Mom & Son Die In Japan Pursuit

Mom & Son Die In Japan Pursuit

KOBE – A woman and her 5-year-old son were killed when their vehicle was hit by a police car at an intersection in Tanba, Hyogo Prefecture, on Sunday. The woman, 34, was identified as Tamba resident Asami Yura. Her two sons — Kanta, 5, and Yuzen, 3 — were also in the car,... [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

Wilmington Debuts New Police Car Design

Wilmington Debuts New Police Car Design

Today the department debuted one of it’s new vehicles to members of the Wilmington City Council. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said the department will be replacing old squad cars with these new ones. According to Evangelous, there are currently 20 cars budgeted... [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

Points on police policy after Va. Beach pursuit

Points on police policy after Va. Beach pursuit

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – It started with an attempted robbery and a deadly shooting at one pharmacy. It ended with gunfire and a crash with a dangerous police pursuit along the way. And it all played out during the workday on busy city streets. 10 On Your Side has been... [Read more...]

This Week

KCK police to study chase policy after fatal crash

Kansas City, Kan., police have temporarily suspended most pursuits after a girl was killed Wednesday night by a man fleeing from a traffic stop, officials said Thursday.  Only pursuits involving people suspected of serious felonies will continue while the department studies... [Read more...]

April 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment


News

Mom & Son Die In Japan Pursuit

KOBE – A woman and her 5-year-old son were killed when their vehicle was hit by a police car at an intersection in Tanba, Hyogo Prefecture, on Sunday. The woman, 34, was identified as Tamba resident Asami Yura. Her two sons — Kanta, 5, and Yuzen, 3 — were also in the car,... [Read more...]

April 15, 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

Wilmington Debuts New Police Car Design

Today the department debuted one of it’s new vehicles to members of the Wilmington City Council. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said the department will be replacing old squad cars with these new ones. According to Evangelous, there are currently 20 cars budgeted... [Read more...]

April 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Policy

Points on police policy after Va. Beach pursuit

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – It started with an attempted robbery and a deadly shooting at one pharmacy. It ended with gunfire and a crash with a dangerous police pursuit along the way. And it all played out during the workday on busy city streets. 10 On Your Side has been... [Read more...]

April 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment