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How police investigators can conduct effective trauma victim interviews
By Leischen Stelter, editor of In Public Safety Investigating a case of sexual assault requires specific interview techniques, but many officers never receive such training. “For almost the first ...
Dallas officer wounded in shooting gets police escort after hospital release
By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — A Dallas officer who was critically wounded in a shooting that killed her colleague has been released from the hospital. The Dallas Morning News reported that Officer Crystal ...
Houston chief: Vote out politicians only 'offering prayers' after shootings
By PoliceOne Staff HOUSTON — Houston’s police chief slammed elected state and federal officials for inaction in wake of recent mass shootings. On Friday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo took ...
Families oppose release of NYPD cop killer
By Anthony M. Destefano Newsday NEW YORK — The families of two NYPD officers slain nearly 47 years ago spoke with state parole board officials Friday to oppose any release of Anthony Bottom, one of ...
Police video from Calif. wildfires shows harrowing escapes
Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging ...
Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear
By Paul J. Weber Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February ...
Ill. SRO who shot school gunman gets ovation at graduation
Associated Press DIXON, Ill. — A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school received a standing ovation as he led students ...
How police agencies are using virtual training technology (infographic)
Sponsored by VirTra By PoliceOne BrandFocus Staff PoliceOne recently asked readers to share their experiences with virtual training simulators. Almost 6 in 10 said their department uses a virtual simulator ...
Join forces with other first responders for stronger opioid response
Sponsored by Smiths Detection By Melissa Mann for PoliceOne BrandFocus In 2016 alone, nearly as many people died in the U.S. from illicit opioid overdose as did U.S. citizens during the Vietnam War. According ...
Md. county to expand opioid prevention education through D.A.R.E.
By Becky Lewis TechBeat Magazine As the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, police departments and schools are looking for more ways to fight back. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel County ...
 




 



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