Chief Erika Shields said an FBI investigation into the matter is ongoing and that two officers are on desk duty related to the incidents.
A long-time tri-state area police officer talks candidly about the pressures of his job and why he's open to the idea of reform.
The cops could be seen in a video laughing while watching bodycam footage of the arrest. They're accused of injuring the woman, who has dementia.
Sheriff's deputies in Florida were responding to a noise complaint at a party when they were told their boss was a guest.
Two New Jersey cops admitted to vandalizing the cars of a man who complained about them. Stephen Martinsen and Thomas Dowling pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal mischief and agreed to forfeit any future public employment in the state. The wore disguises to smash the windows and slash the tires of […]
The man believed to have shot the son and husband of US District Court Judge Esther Salas died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to ABC News. The gunman, who has not been identified, killed Salas’ 20-year-old son Daniel Anderl. Her husband, Mark Anderl, was seriously injured. The suspect is […]
A retired FBI agent drove his truck at a group of middle school children who were taunting him, police say. Cliff Hedges, 61, was arrested on four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. Hedges had been named public safety director for a regional New England fair. Before that, he […]
Before he was hired as a Minneapolis police officer, Thomas Lane collected a laundry list of criminal charges and traffic citations, according to records obtained by Insider. Lane was fired on May 26, one day after George Floyd was killed in police custody. Lane has since been charged with aiding […]
Two men refused to wear masks during their trip to a Los Angeles Target store, according to the LAPD. Phillip and Paul Hamilton were being escorted out of the store when one of the men punched an employee before a fight broke out among the group, according to a department […]
Gregory McMichael, who is charged in the killing of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery, worked in law enforcement for more than 30 years before retiring in 2019. Business Insider reviewed McMichael’s personnel files from the Brunswick District Attorney’s office, where he worked until last spring. Records showed that McMichael worked […]
The Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle and Special Service Vehicle are based on the 2021 Chevy Tahoe. The rear doors open 3.5 inches wider for loading handcuffed people more easily. The towing package has a tow-rating of 8,200 pounds. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The headlights on the 2021 […]
18 years ago, 23 New York City first responders lost their lives in the moments immediately following the September 11 terrorist attack. Almost two decades later, police and other first responders are still suffering from sicknesses related to debris left in the air from the fallen buildings. Ten times as […]
Some crime shows depict law enforcement and the legal process in an unrealistic way. Although a lot of people can wander onto crime scenes in TV shows, access to them is much more strictly controlled in real life. Popular in TV-show courtrooms, the insanity defence is rarely used in real-life […]
A former Florida police officer has been accused of allegedly using police databases to inappropriately contact and date at least 150 women. Bradenton Sgt. Leonel Marines’ behaviour dates back to at least 2012, Police Chief Melanie Bevan acknowledged at a news conference last week. The former officer used various ways […]
Even though it might seem fake on cop shows and in movies, police officers do, in fact, use official codes and unofficial jargon to communicate. Officers may have been using codes as early as the 1920s to keep communication succinct and precise over airwaves. Though each police department has its […]
Car chases are often more dangerous for bystanders and officers then suspects. These four devices are designed to keep bystanders safe and give police or military personnel the advantage. The following is a transcript of the video. Four ways vehicles can be stopped in a police pursuit. Grappler Police Bumper. […]
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