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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 »

VIDEO: Slow Shootout Chase through Anaheim

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

As reported by KTLA.com:  Two Anaheim police officers fired their weapons 76 times during a pursuit last year in which a man armed with an airsoft gun and under the influence of drugs was killed after being struck by at least nine police bullets. The actions of the officers were described by prosecutors as “alarming and irresponsible” in a report released Wednesday, but the Orange County District Attorney’s Office determined there was i... Full Article »

VIDEO: Cellphone Video of Sandra Bland Arrest Released

May 07, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by TexasTribune.org:  WALLER COUNTY, Texas — New cellphone footage from the now infamous traffic stop of Sandra Bland shows her perspective when a Texas state trooper points a Taser and yells, “I will light you up!” Bland, 28, was found dead three days later in her Waller County jail cell near Houston. Her death was ruled a suicide. The new video — released as part of a WFAA exclusive in partnership with the Investigativ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Fatal OIS in Connecticut

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

As reported by WTNH.com: The Hartford State's Attorney has released dash cam video Friday from the fatal officer-involved shooting in Wethersfield from last month.  Police say at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 20th, Officer Peter Salvatore tried to pull over 18-year-old Anthony Jose Vega Cruz, who was believed to be driving a stolen vehicle, on Silas Deane Highway. Cruz initially stopped but then engaged police in a brief pursuit where o... Full Article »

VIDEO: LAPD Officers Shoot Man with Knife with Beanbag Rounds

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

As reported by KTLA.com: An investigation is underway after Los Angeles police officers deployed non-lethal weapons on a knife-wielding man in a downtown Los Angeles restaurant in late February, the agency announced Saturday. Kenneth Sylvas, a 68-year-old L.A. resident, was hospitalized for injuries to his hand following the confrontation at a business on Fifth Street and Broadway around noon on Feb. 26, according to LAPD. Police released vide... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Shoots Man Armed with Crowbar

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

As reported by www.KFOR.com:  Police are releasing new details after a man, who walked away from a halfway house in Oklahoma City, allegedly charged at an officer. On Wednesday, just after 6 p.m., an Oklahoma City police officer responded to the area of NW 10th and Villa after receiving a call of a suspicious person in the area. When the officer, now identified as Officer Brandon Lee, arrived on scene, he saw the suspect, Kirk Dustin Shields,... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Under Investigation for Arrest of Woman

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

As reported by ABC13.com: RICHMOND, Texas -- A Richmond Police officer is on leave and the Texas Rangers are investigating after a video of a traffic stop raised serious questions about the officer's conduct.  The dashcam and body worn camera videos were obtained exclusively by ABC13 Eyewitness News.  On Jan. 31, Officer Bradley McNeal pulled over Izzy Moreno for allegedly having a back light out on her car near Second and Morton Street in R... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officers Shoot Man After Standoff

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

[Note: This video is intended for educational and informational purposes only.] As reported by the Courier-Journal.com:  Police opened fire on an armed man Tuesday in Okolona when he charged at them following a minuteslong standoff, newly released body camera footage shows.  The footage from the two officers who shot and killed 33-year-old Terry Davis Jr. shows a prolonged standoff in which police shouted commands for the man to drop his g... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Shoots Man Reaching for Holster

Mar 29, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: A 20-year-old armed robbery suspect shot by a Las Vegas officer on Saturday night is also accused of burglarizing a Boys & Girls Club minutes before the shooting, an official said Wednesday. Security footage played at a Wednesday news briefing showed Steven R. Aguirre, 20, rummaging through some drawers about 10 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse of the Donald W. Reynolds Boys & Girls Club, ... Full Article »

VIDEO: Taser Confusion in Lawrence

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

As the Kansas City Star reports:  A judge has dismissed the case against a former Lawrence police officer who shot a man during a traffic stop last year and was charged with reckless aggravated battery. The officer who fired the shot, Brindley Blood, was charged in Douglas County District Court. Blood had maintained the May 29 shooting was accidental and she meant to reach for her stun gun instead of her firearm. A news release from county p... Full Article »

VIDEO: Cop Punches Cuffed Suspect Unconscious

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

As reported by LawEnforcementToday.com: DENVER — This video shows the moments an off-duty Denver corporal working security loses his temper and knocks a handcuffed man unconscious. The incident occurred last April at Jackson’s, a downtown bar, where Cpl. Oestmann was off-duty working security, reported KXXV. The retaliation by Oestmann occurred after the man spit on him. “The guy clearly assaulted the cop, but that’s for sure exc... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Fatally Shoots Man Armed with Pipe

Mar 06, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As reported by KTLA.com: The night of July 1, one officer was sent to a parking structure at 1020 W. Civic Center Drive after someone who'd parked there called 911 around 11:30 p.m. upon spotting Donadony Blake Taylor standing near his vehicle and assuming he was trying to break in, according to the DA's report. Taylor was armed with a two- to three-foot-long metal pipe and a one- to two-foot metal stake, and was under the influence of amp... Full Article »

VIDEO: Fresno Police Shoot Man on the Ground

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

[Note: Videos are provided here for reference viewing only, and viewing such videos does not replace personal law enforcement training. Moreover, each live scenario is unique and nothing here should supplement an officer’s own cumulative training, experience, and personal judgment in responding to such live scenarios.] As reported by ABC13.com: Newly released video shows a deadly police shooting in March 2016, the second fatal shooting in si... Full Article »

VIDEO: Napa Deputy Shot At, Kills Suspect

Feb 21, 2019 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
By Calibre Press

As FoxNews.com reports:  A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows. The Napa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday along a rural road near Napa. "It's graphic, it's brutal, it's sudden," Napa Co... Full Article »

GRAPHIC: Police Shoot Homicide Suspect Armed with Knife

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

From the Seattle Police Blotter:  Northgate Homicide Suspect Killed Early Thursday In Officer-Involved Shooting Written by Public Affairs on February 7, 2019 8:04 am Seattle Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office are conducting separate investigations into an early-morning homicide, and subsequent officer-involved shooting, that occurred early Thursday morning in the Northgate neighborhood. At 3:25 AM, officers from th... Full Article »

VIDEO: Officer Faces Gun at Traffic Stop, Fires Back

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

[Note: Videos are provided here for reference viewing only, and viewing such videos does not replace personal law enforcement training. Moreover, each live scenario is unique and nothing here should supplement an officer’s own cumulative training, experience, and personal judgment in responding to such live scenarios.] As reported by Kfor.com:   Authorities in Noble, Okla., released body camera footage and dash cam video of an officer-invo... Full Article »

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