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VIDEO: Huntington Beach Officer Fatally Shoots Man [GRAPHIC]

Sep 22, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From KTLA.com: Videos posted on Twitter Friday morning show a Huntington Beach police officer struggling with and then firing multiple times on a man who collapses in front of a 7-Eleven. Police say the man was hospitalized and later died. A video tweeted by @Cali_Funk1 shows a police shooting in Huntington Beach on Sept. 22, 2017. A 17-second video of the incident was initially posted to Twitter just after 9:30 a.m. It shows an officer firi... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Detains Autistic Teen

Sep 20, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From azcentral.com: Police body-camera footage shows a Buckeye police officer detaining a 14-year-old boy with autism after he became suspicious of the boy, who was practicing one of his calming techniques at the time. The Buckeye Police Department has said they think the officer reacted to a reasonable suspicion, but the family's attorney says there is insufficient training for officers to deal with people on the autism spectrum, something the... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Sergeant Slaps Groin of Handcuffed Suspect

Sep 13, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Video
By Calibre Press

From the Evansville Courier & Press:  A former assistant police chief's five-day suspension for excessive force has been approved by the Police Merit Commission. Sgt. Rob Hahn was suspended five days without pay and chose not to appeal that order, but new details about the incident that led to the suspension were released to the public Monday. Body cam video released Monday by the Evansville Police Department showed Hahn shoving a handc... Full Article »

VIDEO: Viral Citation of Berkeley Hotdog Vendor

Sep 13, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From CBSNews.com:  A video showing a University of California, Berkeley police officer ticketing a hot dog vendor, rifling through his wallet and confiscating his money has caused an outcry across social media. CBS San Francisco reports the incident happened on Saturday outside of a university football game. Martin Flores says he was buying food for his children and turned on the camera when an officer stopped the vendor to ticket him ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Texas Women Slips Out of Cuffs, Steals Cruiser

Sep 06, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

Texas police published video Tuesday showing a shoplifting suspect slipping out of her handcuffs, stealing a police SUV and leading officers on a breathtaking high-speed chase. The woman, identified as Toscha Fay Sponsler, 33, of Pollok, Texas, ran away from Lufkin police officers responded to a call of a possible shoplifter at a beauty supply store on Saturday, police said in a statement Tuesday. After the officers ran her down on foot, Spons... Full Article »

VIDEO: Nurse Arrested for Refusing Blood-Draw of Unconscious Suspect

Sep 01, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the Salt Lake City Tribune:  A nurse says she was assaulted and illegally arrested by a Salt Lake City police detective for following a hospital policy that does not allow blood draws from unconscious patients. Footage from University Hospital and officer body cameras shows Detective Jeff Payne and nurse Alex Wubbels in a standoff over whether the policeman should be allowed to get a blood sample from a patient who had been inju... Full Article »

VIDEO: Houston Chief’s Emotional Press Conference

Aug 30, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From NPR.org: Houston Police say 60-year-old Sgt. Steve Perez, trying to get to work despite Hurricane Harvey, drowned in his patrol car in floodwaters. [caption id="attachment_10170" align="alignright" width="200"] Rest in peace, Sgt. Steve Perez.[/caption] In a somber news conference Tuesday afternoon, Police Chief Art Acevedo said Perez's wife, Cheryl, had asked her husband not to report to work Sunday morning. But Perez, who had been... Full Article »

Controlling a Person Isn’t Like It is on TV

Aug 23, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Training & Video
By Jim Glennon

“It was very uncomfortable. It was disturbing to watch.” That’s what the Euclid, Ohio, mayor said about a recent physical altercation between one of the city’s police officers and a motorist. She’s right: It is uncomfortable and disturbing to watch. That doesn’t mean, however, that the officer’s actions were wrong, a violation of policy, or criminal in nature. Fantasy vs. Reality I’ve been around law enforcement, to some de... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Officer Struck by Crossfire in Fatal OIS

Aug 23, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Training & Uncategorized & Video
By Calibre Press

From MLive.com: After reviewing evidence and items in an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead and another officer shot, the Saginaw County Prosecutor's Office has found no criminal wrongdoing occurred. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, dash-cam video of the events leading up to the shooting was released by the prosecutor's office. A police officer in Saginaw Township just after 1:30 p.m. on July 19, arrested Farhad ... Full Article »

BLAUER: Lessons from a Vicious Ambush

Aug 15, 2017 in Defensive Tactics & Fitness & Health & Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training & Video
By Tony Blauer

Every one of you should be drilling this video. Studying it.  What did you learn? It happens so fast. What would you do? Times up. Here's what I think. Let's ignore the background of the suspect, ignore how many times the officer repeated himself, let's just focus on the physicality: the attack, the ambush. Bottom line: Bad guys understand strategy and tactics too. Here’s what I see. Suspect has left hand exposed, right hand c... Full Article »

BODYCAM: New Mexico Officer Cleared in OIS

Aug 15, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Crawford Coates

From KOAT.com: A Las Cruces police officer has been cleared in the shooting that killed a 52-year-old man. “After an extensive review of this case we have concluded that the shooting by Officer Kenneth Davis was justified under New Mexico law,” said District Attorney Mark D’Antonio in a letter dated Aug. 14, 2017. The shooting took place on July 17th after Ernesto Sedillo pointed a gun at Officer Davis.  According to police Davis res... Full Article »

What Happens After You Shoot Someone?

Aug 14, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training & Video
By Crawford Coates

Publisher's Note: I recently spoke with the co-creator of Officer Involved, a film that interviews officers who have been involved in shootings, most of them fatal. This experience and the lessons learned are important for every officer to ponder. For more on this groundbreaking and critically acclaimed film series, click here.  Who are you and why did you make these films? My name is Patrick W. Shaver.  Being a police officer throughout my... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Shot Multiple Times in S.C.

Aug 11, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the JasperSunTimes.com: A Hampton County man who shot an Estill police officer on New Year’s Day in 2016 was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison, the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office said. A jury found Malcolm Antwan Orr, 29, of Grayson Street in Estill, guilty of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime following a two-day trial at the Hampton County Courthouse. Orr was sentenced to... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Las Vegas Shootout

Aug 11, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:  An exchange of gunfire in the central valley left a civilian dead and a Las Vegas police officer injured Tuesday afternoon. The incident came amid a sharp increase in officer-involved shootings for the Metropolitan Police Department in 2017 that has included four over the past four weeks. Las Vegas Review-Journal records show that there have been 15 officer-involved shootings so far this year. There w... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Man Fatally Shot After Holding Woman as Shield

Aug 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From The Associated Press:  Nine officers in South Carolina had no choice but to fire on a man after he wounded a woman last month, then used her body as a shield during a shootout, a sheriff said Friday. Ramiro Ramirez “came to do battle” after killing the woman on a busy highway in Greenville on July 14, firing on responding officers before they could even get out of their cars, Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis said at a news confere... Full Article »

VIDEO: Five Burglars Caught on FLIR

Aug 08, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

Burglary suspects were arrested by Pio Seminole Sheriff's deputies.  ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Settle for $110,000 After Tazer Deployment

Aug 01, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From Denver.CBSlocal.com: The City of Aurora will pay a $110,000 settlement to a man who was unlawfully detained and tasered. The ACLU obtained Aurora Police Department body camera footage showing the encounter in February 2016. Officers were responding to an apartment complex at 1445 Dallas Street after a report of a man pointing a gun at a 6-year-old child. Reports show Darsean Kelley was talking with his cousin Izear Brown when off... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Armed Suspect Fatally Shot in Ohio

Jul 20, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From NBC4I.com: The Columbus (Ohio) Division of Police has released video from body cameras of a deadly officer involved shooting in the Franklinton area, Friday. Columbus Police said Kareem Ali Nadir Jones was shot by two officers after a confrontation in the Franklinton area around 5:45 p.m., Friday. The video appears to show Jones backing away with his hands up. Police say Jones refused to comply with the officers orders to “get ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officers Cleared in Fatal March Shooting in N.C.

Jul 12, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From  WBTV.com: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has released two officer-worn body camera videos from the deadly shooting of a man holding a rifle in March. Police say officers came to the 1000 block of Justice Avenue just before 1 p.m. March 8 for a suicide threat. Police say 25-year-old Iaroslav Mosiiuk was standing outside of the home holding a hunting rifle. Putney said officer Brian Walsh perceived a threat and fired at le... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Shia LaBouef’s Drunken Tirade & Arrest

Jul 11, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From CNN.com: Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested Saturday in Savannah, Georgia, and charged with obstruction, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, police said. LaBeouf, 31, was taken into custody around 4 a.m., and was released later Saturday from Chatham County Detention Center after posting a $7,000 bond, the Chatham County Sheriff's Office said. The actor approached a bystander and a police officer asking for a cigarette, according to a ... Full Article »

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