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Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect
By Curt Anderson Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether ...
Live ammo found in middle school restroom prompts lockdown
Associated Press WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Live ammunition was discovered by a custodian in a Rhode Island middle school boys' restroom, prompting a lockdown, police said. Woonsocket Middle School at ...
Jury awards over $37M to family of armed woman slain in standoff
Associated Press BALTIMORE — A jury has awarded more than $37 million in damages to the family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police in 2016 after a six-hour standoff in her apartment ...
Fla. sheriff's deputy killed in crash
By Tom Alberts The Bradenton Herald TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A sheriff’s deputy was killed Saturday morning after blown tire caused a semi tractor-trailer to crash into his patrol car on Interstate 95 in ...
NH Senate OKs making court officers eligible for death benefit
Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire's court security officers who are killed in the line of duty would be eligible for the same death benefits as police officers and firefighters under ...
State investigated after Fla. school shooting suspect cut himself
By Jason Dearen, Allen Breed and Tamara Lush Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. — Florida's child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself ...
Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'
Associated Press CHICAGO — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he ...
How police can justify a drone acquisition to the public
Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are cheap enough that almost any law enforcement agency can afford one. Gaining the community’s approval for the purchase is a little harder. Drones, or UAS (the current ...
5 steps toward achieving community support for police UAS programs
By Police Foundation Technology is rapidly changing the face of policing today. One new technology is the unmanned aircraft system (UAS), a portable and easy-to-learn technology of increasing interest ...
Policing Matters Podcast: Tactical uses for drones
Editor's note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction ...
 



 



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