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Sheriff: 'Horrific' Amtrak crash has multiple casualties, injuries
Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — An Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle on Monday, and authorities reported "injuries and casualties." The train derailed about 40 miles (64 kilometers) ...
2 Wash. officers recovering after being shot
By Christine Clarridge The Seattle Times BREMERTON, Wash. — Two Bremerton police officers are recovering from gunshot wounds after a 53-year-old man fired numerous shots at them early Sunday morning ...
Senator: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs across the U.S.
By Mary Esch Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station ...
LA County sheriff's employees deployed to help battle Calif. wildifires
By Brenda Gazzar Daily News, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deployed nearly two dozen employees to Santa Barbara County early Sunday morning, Dec. 17 ...
Cop killer to be set free after troopers' union loses appeal
By Elizabeth Doran Syracuse Media Group, N.Y. NEW YORK — John Ruzas, the man convicted of killing New York State Trooper Emerson Dillon in 1974, is scheduled to be released from prison Monday after ...
The trainer’s gift: How all cops play a role in peer-to-peer learning
“And then I remembered what you said” is one of my favorite things to hear. My training responsibilities came early in my career, and have been among the most rewarding. When I hear that a tip ...
From reptile detection to suspect capture: A day in the life of a U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service K-9
By John Heil Reprinted with permission from the Pacific Southwest Region of the U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fire & Wildlife Service’s K-9 program for refuges – which started ...
Police: Man gets stuck in chimney during burglary attempt
Associated Press CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. — Authorities say a Northern California man tried to burglarize a business by entering through the chimney only to become stuck. Police in the Sacramento-area ...
Mass. could become 29th state to have 'Blue Alert' system
By Laurel J. Sweet Boston Herald BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the 29th state to put in place a “Blue Alert” notification system that alerts the public to fugitives on the run after ...
Ore. cop in critical condition after being struck by alleged drunken driver
By Everton Bailey Jr. The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. TIGARD, Ore. — A Tigard police officer hit by an alleged drunken driver while on his way home after work remains hospitalized in critical condition ...
 




 



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