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BODYCAM: Officer Shooting at Dog Hits Woman

Aug 05, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

A woman, identified as 30-year-old Margarita Brooks, was shot and killed as an Arlington, Texas, police officer sought to check on her welfare. As the officer approached the woman on a grassy strip on Thursday, Aug. 1, around 5:20 p.m., he called out to her. And as he did, an aggressive dog charged. The officer ran backward, retrieved his firearm, and shot at the animal, allegedly grazing it, and deterring its approach. Unfortunately, at le... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Grandmother Kicks Officer, Gets Tased

Aug 01, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by KansasCity.com: An Oklahoma cop tried to get a driver to sign an $80 ticket for a broken tail light this month, but the driver refused — and body camera footage obtained by TV station KOCO captured the aggressive, startling scene that unfolded next. “I don’t think that I deserve to pay $80 for something that is fixable — and I can fix it, if that’s all you want me to do,” 65-year-old driver Debra Hamil told a Cashio... Full Article »

BODYCAM: N.J. Officer Shoots Aggressive Dog

Jul 30, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From NBCNewYork.com:  A New Jersey police officer is seen on bodycam footage shooting a dog that charged at him while on the street. Officer Emanuel Rivera was on Tall Oaks Drive Saturday afternoon after someone in Vernon Township called the police about an aggressive dog on the loose. The cop asked neighbors in the area about a dog, and some said the pet — named Hiro — had lived with a family on the street for three years and was friendly... Full Article »

VIDEO: Another Water Assault in NYC

Jul 25, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
By Jim Glennon

Another video of NYPD officers being doused with water by a crowd of people laughing and cheering has surfaced. This is the third such video make headlines in the past few days. This one apparently was in the Bronx, while the first two were in Brooklyn and Harlem. What appears to be over a dozen young people walk out onto a busy street as the officers are sipping beverages on the sidewalk at the corner. Several men, it appears, walk up with bu... Full Article »

VIDEO: NYPD Officers Doused in 2 Separate Incidents

Jul 23, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From CBSNews.com:  Videos showing New York City police officers being doused with water while responding to calls over the weekend have gone viral online – and sparked widespread outrage in the city. One video, taken in Harlem over the weekend, shows two officers being doused with water and pelted with empty buckets while making an arrest.  NYPD Chief Terrence Monahan responded to the incident on Twitter. "The videos of cops being doused wi... Full Article »

VIDEO: Fatal Police Shooting on Anaheim Freeway

Jul 18, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by KTLA.com: Body camera video released Friday by Fullerton police shows that the 17-year-old girl killed in a police shooting on an Anaheim freeway had exited her vehicle and was holding a fake gun, according to police. Hannah Williams can only briefly be seen outside the gray rental SUV she was in before she's shot on the eastbound 91 Freeway near Kraemer Boulevard on July 5. Fullerton police say the replica Beretta later found ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Football Player vs. Cop

Jul 10, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

Malik McDowell is 6'6'' tall and he weighs 300 lbs. He played football for Michigan State and was a 2nd round draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2017. He was stopped for speeding and erratic driving in February by a police officer purported to be 5'5'' and 5'7'', weighing between 150 - 170 lbs. by some reports. McDowell is easily a foot taller and over 100 plus pounds heavier than the Lathrop, Michigan police officer who pulled him ove... Full Article »

VIDEO: Police Shoot Escapee during Domestic Call

Jul 09, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by the Gazette:  Two Colorado Springs police officers will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a man in April while investigating a reported assault, the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Officers Colton Graham and Thomas Walling were justified in using deadly force because they believed Jonathan Patzel, 29, was going to attack them, the DA’s Office said. State law allows officers to use deadly f... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Stabbed with Screwdriver

Jul 03, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From Cleveland19.com: The Sugarcreek police officer stabbed with a screwdriver Wednesday is in stable condition in the ICU at Akron General Hospital. Sugarcreek police said Captain Brian Dalton was attacked by a truck driver around 10 a.m. in the 100 block of 2nd NW, near the feed building at TMK Farm Service. Dalton then shot and killed the truck driver. The truck driver’s name has not been released yet. Dalton has been a police officer s... Full Article »

VIDEO: Man Attacks Officer, Grabs His Gun

Jul 02, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

Athens-Clarke County, Ga.: “Just do it!”  That’s what Aaron Hong, 23, screamed at two police officers as he advanced on them while clutching a knife. The fatal shooting happened Monday after officers responded to multiple calls concerning a man holding a knife, acting “erratically” and covered in blood. The officers drew their sidearms and told Hong over 30 times to drop the knife as they backed away from his aggressive advance.  Eve... Full Article »

VIDEO: Deputy Dragged, Shoots at SUV Driver

Jul 01, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by ClickOrlando.com: A man who ran from authorities during a traffic stop Saturday has been arrested, investigators said. Rocky Money Rudolph Jr., 38, now faces charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement official and aggravated assault after he dragged a Seminole County deputy toward I-4. Deputies arrested Rudolph after he was found inside a car driving along Lake Mary Boulevard around 5 p.m. Deputies say they believe the ca... Full Article »

BODYCAM: OIS in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Jun 28, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by Kchron4.com:  The Walnut Creek Police Department has released body cam footage that shows the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of Miles Hall earlier this month.  Miles Hall was fatally shot by Walnut Creek police on June 2. Police had responded to Sandra Court after receiving 911 calls reporting Hall was threatening his mother and grandmother.  When police arrived, they found Hall carrying what appeared to be a crowb... Full Article »

VIDEO: Shoot Out with Armed Robbery Suspects

Jun 26, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by Fox8Live.com: The New Orleans Police Department released body camera video Tuesday from a shooting outside of a CVS drug store between an NOPD officer and two armed robbery suspects. The video shows the chaos, loud gunshots and fierceness of the battle. In all, the NOPD provided video from inside the store and from three body cameras worn by officers. It lasts about six minutes. Here’s a look from the perspective of the offi... Full Article »

VIDEO: A Tribute to Tara O’Sullivan

Jun 25, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From ODMP.org:  Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan was shot and killed at the scene of a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Redwood Avenue at 6:10 pm.She was standing in the yard while assisting a woman to retrieve belongings from a home when a male subject inside opened fire with a rifle, striking Officer O’Sullivan. The subject continued to fire at other officers, preventing them from reaching Officer O’Sullivan or rendering aid to ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer’s Treatment of Bystander Leads to His Arrest

Jun 19, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the BaltimoreSun.com:  When Baltimore police Sgt. Ethan Newberg told fellow officers to arrest a bystander who criticized their tactics as they detained another man, the 24-year veteran of the department said the pedestrian had been “interfering.” Body camera footage from the May 30 incident released Friday by the Baltimore Police Department paints a starkly different picture of what happened before the bystander, Lee Dotson, was pl... Full Article »

Oh Deer: Not the Burglar Expected!

Jun 13, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From dfw.cbslocal.com:  What police thought was a burglary in progress ended up being a frightened deer instead. Police in Lufkin (about 170 miles southeast of Dallas) said they responded to a burglary Thursday morning after a homeowner said she heard glass break and that she was hiding in a closet with a weapon. Police say an officer arrived and found a front window shattered. He also heard someone moving around inside the home and called fo... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Punches Man in the Face

Jun 12, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by Fox8.com: Columbus, Ohio, police have released body camera video of an incident Friday when an officer punched a man. According to police, officers responded to a call of shots fired around 4 p.m. Jonathan Robinson talked to WBNS and admitted adrenaline got the best of him. “Initially I’m there approaching the officer because he has a weapon. My wife, my two children are right there,” Robinson said. Neighbors have call... Full Article »

VIDEO: Police Shoot Man Armed with Pellet Gun

May 31, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by the NewsObserver.com: Vehicle and body camera videos released Thursday show a Raleigh police officer shot a man who was pointing an apparent weapon at the officer. Officer C.T. Melochik shot Michael Anthony Hendricks Jr., 40, in the stomach May 19 at Quail Ridge Apartments off Falls of Neuse Road. Hendricks was holding an “Airsoft gun” with its orange safety tip removed, according to a report Police Chief Cassandra Deck-B... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Fatally Shoots Man Brandishing Chain

May 22, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by www.10News.com: San Diego's District Attorney's Office Wednesday says the officer who fatally shot a man who had attacked another person with a machete in Southcrest acted in self defense. After review the case and officer's actions, DA Summer Stephen's office says Officer Corey Pitts, who fired upon Vaughn Denham on Aug. 8, 2018, is not criminally liable for the shooting. Denham, 48, has reportedly attacked another person with ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Intense Shootout at San Diego Apartment

May 15, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From NBCSanDiego.com: [caption id="attachment_12267" align="alignright" width="337"] For an excellent primer on "ghost" guns, check out this article by Professor Mark Tallman. [/caption] A gun battle caught on an officer's body-worn camera was released Monday by the San Diego County District Attorney's Office along with their conclusion that officers were justified in using deadly force in the College Area shooting that took place last year. ... Full Article »

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