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BODYCAM: D.C. Metro Officers Save Man from Burning Car

Feb 23, 2017 in Driving & Roadway & Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
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From OfficialDCPolice.com: Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC body-cam video as officers rescue a man from a burning car after a crash in the 1500 block of Bladensburg Road, NE on the night of February 20, 2017.... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal N.M. Shootout

Feb 23, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Video
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From KRQE.com: Roswell police are still trying to put the pieces of last week’s officer involved shooting together. They have found the suspect was not as clean as New Mexico court records indicate. Officers started talking to 30-year-old Shayne Romero after they saw him returning to a stolen car at a Motel 6. Romero then took off and started shooting at them. An officer shot back, hitting Romero twice. Romero ended up shooting and... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Florida Officer Indicted After Shooting into Car

Feb 21, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training
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From OrlandoSentinel.com:  An Oviedo police officer has been charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and two counts of aggravated battery after firing his gun at a suspect revving his engine at him in September, according to the Seminole County State Attorney’s Office. Matthew Danler, 37, was responding to a call for help in the 900 block of Sharon Court on Sept. 1 when he and other officers approached a vehicle. The driver revved hi... Full Article »

VIDEO: Armed Gun Rights Activists Enter Police Station

Feb 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From ClickDetroit.com: Two armed men wearing tactical vests were arrested Sunday after they walked into the Dearborn, Mich., police station. Police said their response when they saw the heavily armed men walking into the police station was to protect themselves. The stunt was recorded on cellphones and Go Pro camera by three men. Two of the men, who said they performed the act after an illegal traffic stop, were arrested. Police received a ca... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Pulls Unconscious Man from Car before Explosion

Feb 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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These Norton, Ohio, officers pulled an unconscious man just before his car exploded on Sunday night.... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Officer & EMT Confrontation in Ohio

Feb 03, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training
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From Statter911.com:  A bar fight in Downtown Portsmouth, Ohio Saturday night lead to a confrontation between a Portsmouth police officers and a member of a Life Medical Response ambulance crew that was caught, in part, on video. The portion of the dispute it does captures appears to show the officer with his hand at the EMS worker’s neck with the man’s back pushed up against a police cruiser. The Portsmouth police chief tells WSAZ-TV ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Wild Shootout in Chicago

Jan 30, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Fox32Chicago.com: The Independent Police Review Authority, in an effort to be more transparent, released video of another police-involved shooting on Friday. This police-involved shooting happened Thanksgiving weekend after a man was accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach. Police were trying to locate 33-year-old Richard Grimes after they say he shot his girlfriend, and during the pursuit is when officers say he fired ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Respond to Possible Active Shooter

Jan 27, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Cincinnati.com:  A man holding a child threatened to shoot nursing center employees Tuesday and led responding officers on a foot chase through the building, Covington (Ky.) Police said. Luke Gamble, 22, of Covington made the threats following a domestic dispute with an employee of Providence Pavilion, a nursing community located on East 20th Street, police said. Officials said Gamble became agitated after his domestic partner refuse... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Deputy Tackles Suicidal Man with Rifle

Jan 24, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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A Walton County (Ga.) Sheriff’s Office lieutenant took matters into his own hands, subduing a suicidal man armed with a rifle in an incident caught on dashcam video. Lt. Hess spoke to FOX 5 News Thursday about the incident. “It became plainly obvious after a few seconds what he was wanting,” said Lt. Hess. “Suicide by cop at that point in time.” Lt. Hess said he was trying to avoid bloodshed. He said he didn’t shoot because h... Full Article »

Calibre Press: Setting the Record Straight

Jan 17, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today
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Calibre Press is a 37-year-old training company with an impeccable reputation in law enforcement and criminal justice circles. Calibre Press was acquired by Jim Glennon and Lisa Gitchell in 2012, and Glennon, a career officer with a stellar and storied career, immediately went about revamping and revitalizing the company. "Calibre Press is one of the most highly respected police training entities in the country," says Kenyen R. Brown, U.S. At... Full Article »

VIDEO: 3 Mass. Officers Fired for Use of Force

Jan 17, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Video
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Three Agawam, Mass., police officers were fired last year by the city’s mayor after an excessive force complaint was filed. The incident involved an intoxicated and combative prisoner who resisted booking procedures and actively assaulted the officers. City officials reviewed video footage of the incident and the mayor disagreed with the police officers' actions and fired them. This week however, the Hampden County District Attorney, announc... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Deputy Under Fire During Wellness Check

Jan 17, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Ledger-Enquirer:  Matthew Edmondson is accused of shooting Deputy Michael Hockett, who was shot just before noon after he went to the residence to check on a person. He was transported to West Georgia Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Edmondson was charged with one count each of criminal attempt murder, aggravated assault on a peace officer with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm during t... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Officer Runs Over Suspect’s Legs

Jan 12, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Man with Knife

Jan 09, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Video
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Police said Gerald Hall, 29, of Northeast D.C., was shot by at least one officer after refusing a command to drop a knife. Police said officers encountered Hall after responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 3200 block of Walnut Street Northeast at around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Hall later died at an area hospital.  ... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Fla. Officers Disarm, Subdue Man with Knife

Jan 09, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Video
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The body camera of a Miami-Dade Police officer captured a tense standoff in November that could have turned deadly for one knife-wielding man. Several officers responded to a residential area of Southwest Miami-Dade, Nov. 15, after a man called 911 threatening to kill police officers. The suspect, who police believe is an ex-Marine, then tells the officers, “Shoot, shoot.” He told them that he is a father, and then threatened the officer w... Full Article »

DASHCAM: New Year’s Reveler Attempts Police Cruiser Bodyslam

Jan 04, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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Police officers in a small Wisconsin town began the first minutes of the New Year by attempting to bodyslam a police patrol vehicle. The officers with the Menasha Police Department were driving when they saw the 25-year-old man in the street. He ran at the cruiser, then threw himself onto the windshield before climbing up onto the roof. Alcohol is believed to be involved.  ... Full Article »

DASHCAM: A Speedy Student, a Cop, & a Tie

Dec 21, 2016 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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A University of Wisconsin-Stout student pulled over for speeding last month near campus was rushing to give a presentation and didn’t know how to tie his necktie. According to the Menomonie Police Department, Officer Martin Folczyk spotted the student’s BMW speeding down 8th Street at 8:55 a.m. on the morning of Nov. 30 and initiated the stop. “I have to get a tie tied,” the driver said. “I have a presentation and I thought my buddy was... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Blows Intersection, Slams Civilian

Dec 14, 2016 in Driving & Roadway & Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
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From KTLA.com:  A Florida police officer was ticketed after slamming into a passing motorist’s car during a high-speed pursuit, leaving both the driver and the officer injured, authorities said. A civilian driver and a police officer were both injured in a collision in Ocoee, Florida, on May 12, 2016. Yahaira Castro Montalvo, 26, plans to file a lawsuit in connection with the violent collision, which left her with two broken arms, the Orlan... Full Article »

BODYCAM: 2 Officers Shot During Traffic Stop

Dec 14, 2016 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training & Video
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From 11alive.com:  Jeffery Martin is an Army veteran. He now has a bullet lodged in his right hand.  Michael Schulman is a father of two. A bullet just missed his vest and hit him under the arm. The man accused of shooting both Lavonia police officers was denied bond. The GBI responded to the scene Monday night to investigate the shooting that happened in Lavonia, Ga. The city is located in Franklin County, about 90 miles northeast of Atl... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Carjacking Suspect Rams Police Vehicle

Dec 08, 2016 in Driving & Roadway & Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From KWCH.com: Wichita (Kans.) Police arrested a man accused of robbery and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. Jeffrey Soileau, 29, was arrested Monday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. in a gas station parking lot. He is accused of carjacking someone earlier in the day, then ramming the car he was driving into a Maize Police vehicle. Police were responding to a disturbance call when a Maize Police officer noticed the suspect and vehic... Full Article »