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BODYCAM: Man Grabs Taser, Gets Shot

Aug 15, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Miami-Herald:  A Pompano Beach man was shot by police after a bizarre encounter that began when he drove his car through a chain-link fence and into a small lake just north of the Florida Keys and was saved by another driver. After being helped from the submerged vehicle by a motorist who had stopped along the highway, Jahmal Parker became combative with first responders before he was shot, police said. Now, nearly five months after t... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Route 33 Roadside Shooting

Aug 10, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From LehighValleyLive.com:  The video released to lehighvalleylive.com of the shootout between Daniel Clary and two Pennsylvania state police troopers shows how quickly a routine traffic stop can turn into a life or death struggle. Daniel Clary, left, and Seth Kelly Northampton County First Deputy District Attorney Terence Houck released the video to demonstrate exactly that point. He released it only after consulting with the family of ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Fights with Suspect for More than 2 minutes

Aug 07, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From CBS News:  New video was released Friday showing a struggle between an officer and a suspect moments before an officer-involved shooting took place in Oxnard, Calif., last weekend, CBS Los Angeles reports. After the suspect was shot, he fled to his home and then kept police at bay for hours. Police eventually gained entry and took the suspect into custody. CBS Los Angeles spoke to Oxnard's assistant police chief, Eric Sonstegard, about ... Full Article »

VIDEO: LAPD Shoot Beanbags, Taser, & Bullets at Armed Suspect

Aug 07, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From KTLA.com:  Los Angeles police on Saturday released footage showing the moment an officer shot and wounded a suspected stabber in Porter Ranch. An officer responding to a stabbing call the night of June 20 opened fire on 53-year-old Alen Alpanian, who has since pleaded not guilty to attempted murder in the attack of his ex-wife. The victim sustained abdominal injuries but was expected to recover, according to police. In the 911 call ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Thurman Blevins Shooting

Jul 30, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune:  Minneapolis police body-camera video released Sunday night shows officers repeatedly warning an armed Thurman Blevins to put his hands up as they chased him through a North Side residential neighborhood last month and then fatally shot him in an alley. The dramatic imagery, slowed down and stabilized by a California forensic video firm, shows the 31-year-old Blevins with a handgun and running from police. Th... Full Article »

VIDEO: Tulsa Police Shoot Out

Jul 24, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From TulsaWorld.com:  The Tulsa Police Department has officially identified the officers involved in last week's shooting outside a local QuikTrip. Sgt. Michael Parsons, who has been with the law-enforcement agency since 1993, was shot in the leg during a traffic stop in the parking lot of the convenience store July 3. He was released from the hospital that evening and is now on medical leave. Officer Michael Caweizell was the officer who sho... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Los Angeles Shoot Out

Jul 24, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From CNN.com: Melyda Corado, a Trader Joe's assistant manager who died during a shootout Saturday, was killed by an officer's bullet, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said. "I am truly sorry," Moore said at a news conference Tuesday. "It is unimaginable, the pain of the Corado family. We share the pain today." Police said the disastrous chain of events started when suspect Gene Evin Atkins shot his 76-year-old grandmother and kidnapped a ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Tucson Officer Pulls Over the Chief

Jul 19, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Tucson.com: In a traffic encounter captured on a police body camera, a Tucson officer pulled over a dark-colored SUV for a red-light infraction only to learn that the driver was his boss. According to the video, which was released by the department after a records request by the Star, the officer tells Magnus that he observed the SUV turn left onto North Alvernon Way from East Broadway after the light had turned red. It was only after he ... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Officer Shoots Through Windshield

Jul 17, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:  Las Vegas police on Monday released body camera footage of two men weaving through traffic in an SUV and shooting at officers during a chase near downtown that left one of the men dead and the other wounded. The footage from Wednesday morning shows officer William Umana following Fidel Miranda, 22, and Rene Nunez, 30, and yelling “shots fired, shots fired” into his radio. When another police car joined... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Chief Confronts Reporters Seeking Interview from Rape Victim

Jul 11, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From ClevelandScene.com: Here's a weird story where there's a really good argument that almost everyone involved could have handled things better. Channel 5 dispatched two reporters to the house of a rape victim on June 26th. They sought to interview her after the arrest of her rapist, who committed a particularly brutal attack. She didn't welcome the arrival of TV news media at her house and called the cops in Newburgh Heights. Polic... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Attacked at Shopping Mall

Jul 11, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From FCPDNews.com: A 23-year-old man from Southeast, Washington, D.C., is facing several charges after assaulting an officer. Shortly after 3 yesterday afternoon, an officer patrolling the 8200 block of Russell Road in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County came across a man who smelled distinctly of marijuana which established reasonable suspicion that a crime was afoot. The officer asked Dadrian Jegede to stop, but he walked away. When the of... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Police Rescue Woman Sleepy on Highway

Jul 05, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Yahoo.com: Texas police dashcam footage appears to show the moment a woman was found sleeping in the road. The Fulshear Police Department released the tape that shows one of their officers, Sgt. Charlie Scott, rushing to the aid of the woman as she lay motionless in the road west of Houston Saturday. "The (suspected) intoxicated woman decided to take a nap in the middle of FM 1093 after possibly running off the road and getting her car... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Atlantic City Officer Shoots Knife Attacker

Jul 05, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From pressofatlanticcity.com:  The June 22 shooting of Timothy Deal on Kentucky Avenue was tragic but justified, as Deal attacked an officer with a knife, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said Tuesday. Tyner released video from the body cameras worn by the officers on the scene of the shooting. “We must not lose sight of the fact that a sworn police officer reported to the scene of an accident to protect the public, and was attacke... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police & Witnesses After Beach Arrest

Jun 27, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From CBSNews.com: A New Jersey police officer will not face charges for punching a woman in the headduring a controversial arrest caught on video. Widely-shared cellphone footage shows one officer pinning down 20-year-old Emily Weinman of Philadelphia, as another hits her several times. "They think that because they are cops they can get away with it. And that's not the case. That's not right at all," Weinman told CBS News correspondent ... Full Article »

First Net Association & Conference

Jun 20, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Training
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Las Vegas, NV—The event will be held at the Marriott Minneapolis West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55426. It is free to members and $95.00 for non-members; however, a 1-year membership is included in the cost. It takes place June 29, so register now.  "We look forward to our inaugural event, and for the opportunity to educate today’s first responders in and around Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and the Dakotas about this unique public-pr... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officers Shoot Suspect Fighting Officers

Jun 19, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Cleveland.com: East Cleveland police released body camera video of a Sunday afternoon shooting involving a man and two officers. The video shows East Cleveland officers responding to an incident. A man enters the frame and throws at T-shirt at a patrol SUV. The officer's camera catches a glimpse of a woman lying on the pavement near the sidewalk and screaming for help, as officers got out of the SUV.  The shirtless man immediately app... Full Article »

VIDEO + ANALYSIS: S.F. Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect in the Back

Jun 19, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training & Video
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A San Francisco police officer, during a foot chase with 28-year-old Oliver Barcenas, the gang member and felon, pulled out a modified pistol with an exceptionally long magazine. Upon noticing that gun the officer pulled his sidearm and fired, striking the man in the back and critically wounding him. (On the video you can hear the officer tell other officers that they had to find the gun and it looked like a Tech-9.) Minutes later they did find s... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officers Tase Erratic Man in Wendy’s

Jun 13, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From FoxNews.com: A man who was shocked with Tasers after resisting officers at a Southwest Miami-Dade Wendy’s made his first appearance in court, Friday morning. Thirty-five-year-old Joaquin Labaut faced a judge following the incident at the fast food restaurant located near Southwest 211th Street and U.S. 1. Miami-Dade Police responded just after 1 p.m., Thursday, to a report of a disorderly customer. Cellphone video shot from across the ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Baltimore Cops Catches Murder in Progress

Jun 13, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Fox5DC.com: Baltimore police released dramatic body cam video of what they say is a murder in progress. It happened back in April when a Baltimore police officer dealing with a landlord, tenant dispute suddenly heard shots ring out and sprints toward the gunfire. The video shows the officer running toward the scene and then loud screams are also heard. Police say a gun-toting man emerged from an alley nearby and was confronted by the o... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Shot with Water Guns, Footage Goes Viral

Jun 06, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From EverythingLubbock.com: A viral video depicting a Lubbock Police officer was viewed more than 4.5 million times and was shared more than 124,000 times as of Monday morning. That’s just for Facebook and does not include other social media platforms. The video shows a police officer getting squirted by people with squirt guns.  It then shows her chasing after a man, and then falling on a wet sidewalk. A police report provided more i... Full Article »