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BODYCAM: Man Fatally Shot After Pointing Gun at Deputies

Sep 25, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by www.KDVR.com:  Video released by the Douglas County (Colo.) Sheriff's Office shows a man opening a car door and pointing a handgun at deputies during an Aug. 31 incident. All three deputies on the scene shot and killed the man. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock released the video and images during a news conference on Monday. Spurlock said deputies pulled over the vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 85 just north ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Shot During Deadly Shootout with Robbery Suspect

Sep 25, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by KDVR.com:  DENVER -- A police officer was justified in shooting a man suspected of robbing a Capitol Hill convenience store at gunpoint and will not face charges, the Denver District Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Body camera video of the shooting was released by prosecutors. According to District Attorney Beth McCann's decision letter, an employee ran outside and flagged down two Denver police officers on June 13 when Ca... Full Article »

DASHCAM: LAPD Officer Shot at Traffic Stop

Sep 11, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

KTLA.com reports:  Videos showing the moment a man begins firing at two Los Angeles Police Department officers in North Hills — before he's shot multiple times by one of them — were released by LAPD on Monday after the shooting left him dead and another officer injured. The man seen shooting at officers, 32-year-old Richard Mendoza, was pulled over for an "investigative stop" in the 9400 block of Noble Avenue on the night of July 27, acc... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Man Tased Multiple Times, Dies 3 Days Later

Sep 06, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

The Tulsa World reports:  The Tulsa Police Department on Saturday released body camera footage showing a 25-year-old man being tased by officers last month during an encounter inside a downtown bank. Three days after the altercation, the man died in a local hospital. The video shows Joshua Harvey’s interaction with officers the morning of Aug. 24 at Arvest Bank, 502 S. Main Street. After Harvey apparently broke a glass door and entered the b... Full Article »

BODYCAM: K-9 Nabs Fleeing Suspect

Sep 06, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

FoxNews.com reports:  A Florida K9 officer is being hailed a hero after he helped take down a robbery suspect who fled from a traffic stop by biting him, an incident which was caught on police body camera footage. K9 Shep, of the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, was with Deputy Nick Carmack on Tuesday as he tried to stop an allegedly stolen vehicle, Fox 13 reported. Authorities said the driver of the vehicle fled from the officer, turned into ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Attorney Alleges No Assault Depicted in Video

Sep 06, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by WRDW.com: Orangeburg, S.C., Public Safety officers said Demetrius Jamison assaulted an officer, Officer Miles, during his arrest in April. They charged him with Assault and Battery of a high and aggravated nature. That charge means he's accused, but not convicted. Jamison spent 127 days behind bars for several charges but he and his attorney say there's no proof one charge in particular-- the assault. “We're here today to clea... Full Article »

BODYCAM: LVMPD Officers Shoot Stabber

Aug 29, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by Fox5.com:  Metro police are still searching for a motive after a man randomly stabbed two women in the West part of the valley on Friday. Police released body camera video showing the chaotic moments before an officer shot the suspect. In the video, Metro police shout at least a dozen times at the suspect, 38-year-old Caleb Hill. Police said Hill didn’t listen or respond. When they arrived, police saw Hill stabbing his sec... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Running Suspect Fires on Officers

Aug 29, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

  The Albuquerque Journal Reports:  Lapel video released by Albuquerque police on Friday shows the moment 23-year-old Charles Purvis shot at officers from a few feet away – narrowly missing – before escaping into a northeast-area neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Officers set up a perimeter around the neighborhood and called in the SWAT team, police dogs and a helicopter to locate Purvis, finding him inside an abandoned home nearly ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Armed Subject

Aug 23, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From MPR.org:  St. Paul Police released police body camera videos during a Friday afternoon press conference showing the fatal shooting of an armed 43-year-old man by two of the department's officers. Police Chief Todd Axtell called the Aug. 5 shooting "absolutely heart wrenching for all involved." Axtell said he balanced his "duty and obligation" to the active investigation into the fatal shooting with "wide-spread rumor" about the sho... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Las Vegas Officer Shoots Man Stabbing Victim

Aug 23, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From www.ReviewJournal.com: A Las Vegas police official on Monday credited a sergeant with saving a life last week when she fatally shot a man who had stabbed a woman. Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Daniella Cino, 34, shot 30-year-old William Fuller outside an east valley apartment Wednesday night. Body camera footage released Monday shows Cino shooting Fuller after he had attacked the woman outside an apartment and begun running towar... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Man Grabs Taser, Gets Shot

Aug 15, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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 »

The Proactive Policing Problem

Jul 16, 2018 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training & Video
By Jim Glennon

In this country there are cities—actually particular neighborhoods of cities—that are, if we are to be honest, shooting galleries. Gang and territorial issues, personal slights, drug enterprises in conflict—all result in remorseless criminals firing their weapons at other human beings. Often their tactic is to drive by and spray an area with bullets in the hopes of hitting their intended target. If they miss and hit a 4-year-old sitting on ... Full Article »

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