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VIDEO: Parkland School Shooting

Mar 16, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the  The Broward County Sheriff’s Office released video footage Thursday that showed the armed school resource officer on campus during the Parkland, Fla., shooting rampage standing outside a school building while the massacre unfolded inside. The video raises further questions about the actions of the officer, Scot Peterson, who was a Broward sheriff’s deputy assigned as the lone armed officer protecting Marjory S... Full Article »

VIDEO: Defendant Attacks Witness with Pen

Mar 13, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From  Dramatic video released Monday shows a U.S. marshal firing four times at close range at a defendant inside a Utah federal courthouse after he rushed the witness stand, jumped and swung with a pen at a shackled witness who barely backed out of the way. The defendant died from his wounds. The 24-second footage from the 2014 gang-related racketeering trial was released after a media coalition including CBS affiliate KUTV ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Fired, Charged for Beating Jaywalker

Mar 09, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the  Asheville’s police chief said she will resign if people want her to, in the aftermath of a leaked body-camera video showing one of her former police officers beating a man who was accused of jaywalking. “I am happy to resign if that will solve the problem,” Chief Tammy Hooper said as hundreds of people expressed their frustration during a Citizen Police Advisory Committee meeting at a local community cente... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Trooper Cleared of Sexual Harassment

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

From A district attorney's office in Tennessee says the actions of a trooper who allegedly groped a woman during a traffic stop and pulled her over again three hours later were "inconsistent with his training," CBS Knoxville affiliate WVLT-TV reports. "Our review of this matter revealed that Trooper Lloyd's actions were inconsistent with his training and Tennessee Department of Safety General Orders," said a release late last wee... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Man Armed with Pipe, Knife

Feb 28, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From  Louisville, Ky., lawyers are going to bat for the family of a western Kentucky man shot and killed by police. The incident happened in Fulton and was caught on the officer body's camera video. The footage was captured in January of 2017. Police say Chris McClure was swinging a metal pole at parked cars and breaking windows. His lawyers acknowledge there was also a knife taped to the poll, and that McClure had some mental... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Fatal OIS of Armed Man

Feb 14, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the Daily Journal:  Police video of a Jan. 22 fatal shooting in Millville, N.J., shows the deceased man refusing to obey orders to halt and apparently holding an unidentified object in his hands that he points at police. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office released video of the incident to The Daily Journal on Tuesday in response to a public records request. The video is from the patrol vehicle of Millville police Officer Colt Gibs... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Man with Knife Leaps from Car at Officer

Feb 07, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From CLAYTON, Ga. - A man fled from police, crashed his car, then was shot and killed after attacking an officer in Rabun County this week, authorities said. The chase and shooting were caught on dash cam video which was released by the Clayton Police Department on Friday. Clayton Police Chief Andy Strait said the officer, who has not yet been identified, attempted to pull over a vehicle along Highway 441 for doing 68 in a 45 ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Man Sues Police for Being ‘Wrongfully Tased’

Jan 31, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From A man tased twice by police and severely injured when he fell and hit his head has filed a lawsuit against the two officers who fired their tasers. “When I turn around boom, before I had a chance to get down on my knees,” Fernando Coronado, 47 years-old, said during a press conference with his attorney Robert Sykes. During the press conference, Sykes showed the body cam video from one of the officers when the incident happen... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

Jan 31, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From  Bodycam video released Friday night shows a fatal shooting involving a Chicago police officer. COPA, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, released the video for transparency reasons from a fatal police involved shooting at the end of November. Officers responded to a call of shots fired just after 2 p.m. on November 29th in the 6100 block of South King Drive. Chicago police say 24-year-old Aquoness Cathery was hold... Full Article »

DASHCAM: U.S. Park Service Officers Shoot Fleeing Suspect

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

Two U.S. Park Police officers stood within close range of Bijan C. Ghaisar as he sat behind the wheel of his stopped Jeep Grand Cherokee, then fired nine shots into his vehicle as it slowly veered into a ditch away from the officers, a video recording of the Nov. 17 incident released Wednesday shows. In the moments before he was shot, there also does not appear to be any interaction with or provocation by Ghaisar, whose window remained close... Full Article »

The Why? vs. The What?

Jan 21, 2018 in Defensive Tactics & Fitness & Health & Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Tony Blauer

This post, unfortunately will likely produce two reactions. It all depends how you look at training. Therefore, my observations might appear judgmental and divisive to some of you. Most training is based on the technique model, where a complex motor skill is drilled over and over. Practice is sequential. A does this. B does that. In all our courses, instructor or end-user, we focus on the “Why?” vs. the “What?” More time is spen... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Officer-Involved Shooting in North Little Rock

Jan 12, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From The North Little Police Department on Wednesday released footage showing the fatal shooting of a teenage gunman by officers after a struggle. Police Chief Mike Davis said during a news conference that the release of dashboard-camera video footage from the scene was deemed necessary after a “great deal of misinformation” spread on social media. “I fear that misinformation gets out that says the subject wasn’t ar... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Man Attacks, Bites Highway Patrolman on Roadside

Jan 12, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From An Elyria, Ohio, man was arrested after the Ohio State Highway Patrol says he assaulted a trooper and it was caught on video. The trooper was called to Diagonal Road near Biggs Road just outside of LaGrange shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday for a man walking in the roadway. The man, identified as Cornelious L. Carey, Jr., was confrontational and hit the trooper in the face, the patrol said. According to Elyria Municipal Court docume... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Shoot Armed Woman After Lengthy Standoff

Jan 04, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From An Olathe man tells FOX 4 that he wishes his girlfriend would have put her gun down when police showed up at a home on Wednesday to take her back to jail. Ciara Howard was 26 years old, serving time for a theft charge and on work release, but failed to return to the jail in Gardner. Instead she went to her boyfriend's house east of downtown Olathe, where after a standoff, Howard was shot and killed. FOX 4's Shannon O'Brien tal... Full Article »

VIDEO: Homeless Man Heroically Rescues Officer

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

From  South Carolina Police honored a homeless black man on Wednesday who came to the assistance of a white female police officer who was trying to make an arrest and was knocked to the ground by the assailant. Columbia Police praised Cray Turmon for springing into action and helping the police officer before things might have gotten out of control, Fox News reported. "She's a woman slammed to the ground and she's an of... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Controversial Cincinnati Taser Incident

Dec 21, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From Two Cincinnati police officers used "horrible judgment" and may have violated department policy when they used their Tasers in an early August scuffle, say experts who reviewed body camera footage obtained by The Enquirer. The Aug. 8 incident prompted an extraordinary intervention by the Hamilton County prosecutor in an external city investigation into the use of force and a major showdown between City Manager Harry Bla... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fla. Officer Dragged for Nearly Half a Mile

Dec 20, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Video
By Calibre Press

From the For about a half mile, a Pembroke Pines police officer clung to the side of a car as the driver careened out of a retirement community. Part of the hair-raising ride was captured on Officer John Cusack’s body camera. The camera, police say, fell off after the suspect made several “sharp maneuvers.” Surveillance video then captured the beginning of what turned into a chase through Broward during Tuesday’... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Found Not Guilty of Second-degree Murder of Daniel Shaver

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

[Publisher's Note: The previous article fragment appended to this video, from, mistakenly attributed the commands to Brailsford. They in fact came from Sgt. Charles Langely. Thank you to  W.J. for alerting me to this discrepancy.] From the  The shooting, by Philip “Mitch” Brailsford, then an officer with the Mesa Police Department, occurred after officers responded to a call about a man allegedly pointi... Full Article »

Bleeding Out

Dec 04, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Leadership & Officer Safety & Survival & Patrol & Training & Video
By Jim Glennon

16-year-old Steven Rahor knew what he wanted to do right away. It was the beginning of his junior year and he was sitting in his social studies class when the teacher gave out an assignment. The teacher told the students that they needed to find a partner and create a video, set to music, with images that addressed a socially significant issue of the day. In the fall of 2016 the issues of the day centered around cops—and not in a good way. Po... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Release Video from Nightclub Stabbing

Nov 29, 2017 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

From the A four-minute police body camera video from the Nov. 12 stabbing incident at El Centenario on Dixie Highway shows the chaos and an officer attempting to overcome a language barrier in order to assess the situation and figure out who stabbed one of the five victims. Fairfield Police released the video footage from the nightclub stabbing after a public records request by this news outlet. Five people were eith... Full Article »

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