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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 »

BODYCAM: Police Chief Confronts Reporters Seeking Interview from Rape Victim

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

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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 »

VIDEO + ANALYSIS: S.F. Man Shot in the Back

Jun 28, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training & Video
By Jim Glennon

Anywhere you look for this incident, whether websites, traditional newspapers or on the TV and Cable news channels, you will find that this incident is tagged with some form of this phrase, “San Francisco cop shoots man in the back.” After the NBA finals where some California team was crowned champions, I guess, the San Francisco Police Department prepared their officers for revelers over imbibing with drink of the alcohol kind. A young off... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police & Witnesses After Beach Arrest

Jun 27, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

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 »

BODYCAM: Officers Shoot Suspect Fighting Officers

Jun 19, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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
By Calibre Press

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 »

Axon’s Accelerate: An Opportunity to Learn

Jun 12, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Training & Video
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For over two decades, Axon (formerly Taser) has been an industry leader in providing law enforcement with a less lethal option to subdue aggressive subjects. With their ingenuity and advancement into body cameras, Axon continues to build on its success and grow into a company that law enforcement can use for an entire system of technology now and in the future. I recently had the privilege of attending Axon Accelerate 2018, the company’s premie... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Shot with Water Guns, Footage Goes Viral

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

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 »

VIDEO: Officers Struggle with Oregon Man Armed with Knife

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

From the NYPost:  Civil rights groups in Oregon are calling for an investigation after a video showed police punching a prone man in the head at least 16 times. The video shows four officers converging on a man standing on a street, then pulling him to the ground, with three officers holding his limbs and one straddling his back. As one officer appears to struggle to force one of the man’s arms behind his back, another begins punching him i... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officers Placed on Administrative Leave

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

 From EastValleyTribune.com: Two internal investigations by outside agencies at Chief Ramon Batista's request and seven officers have been suspended with pay pending their outcome. Reacting to the videos, Batista took the offensive, releasing the film clips to the media and arranging for the Police Executive Research Forum to review all use of force incidents during the past three years and to make recommendations on how to eliminate ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Video Clears Officer of Assault Alleged by Activist & Lawyer

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

From EastTexasMatters.com:  ELLIS COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Texas Department of Public Safety has released lengthy body cam footage of the arrest of a Texas woman who an activist and lawyer claimed was raped by the arresting trooper. In multiple recently deleted social media posts by “activist” Shaun King, he claimed Sherita Dixon-Cole, 37, of Grapevine, was “kidnapped and raped by a Texas state trooper before being booked into ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Miami-Dade Police Respond to Active Shooter at Trump Resort

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

From CBSNews.com: Police responding to a call of an active shooter at President Trump's golf resort in Doral, Florida, engaged in a shootout with a man and ended up taking him into custody with gunshot wounds. Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said at a news conference early Friday morning that the man was found "actively shooting" in the lobby of Trump National Doral Miami resort, making anti-Trump statements. At a press conference lat... Full Article »

VIDEO: Seattle Police Explain Use of Nalaxone

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

From TheStranger.com: The Seattle Police Department announced in April that with a $5,000 donation from nonprofit Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI), the department will be able to double the amount of naloxone kits officers have to stop fatal opioid overdoses. Sixty SPD bike officers started carrying naloxone, or Narcan, two years ago. The department says that it has successfully intervened in 24 overdoses since. No... Full Article »

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