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Law Enforcement Today | July 29, 2015

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In Memoriam: Corrections Officer Timothy Davison

July 16, 2015 |

Executive Director Brad Livingston of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, sadly reports the death of Corrections Officer Timothy Davison.

Officer Davison, 47, was escorting a 37 year old prison inmate from a dayroom to his cell in the Barry … Read More

A Report Card on NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk Practices

July 15, 2015 |

On July 9 the Federal District Court in Manhattan received an 87-page report focusing on data for stop-and-frisk searches (also called Terry stops) from the New York Police Department. The report was compiled by Peter Zimroth, a federal monitor appointed … Read More

Child Sex Trafficking

July 14, 2015 |

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room that no-one wants to acknowledge; child sex trafficking. I know it’s an uncomfortable topic to discuss, but so is being beaten, drugged and raped by pimps and pedophiles under the guise of … Read More

In Memoriam: Patrolman John Wilding

July 13, 2015 |

Chief Carl Graziano of the Scranton Police Department in Pennsylvania sadly reports the death of Patrolman John Wilding.

Officer Wilding, 29, died as a result of injuries he sustained early Saturday morning in a fall while chasing three juvenile suspects … Read More

We Train to Win

July 11, 2015 |

Officer Sonny Kim of the Cincinnati Police Department recently responded to a 911 call of a man acting erratically in public and armed with a gun. Upon Kim’s arrival the deranged individual fired at him. Officer Kim returned fire and … Read More

“A Tiny Golden Badge”

July 10, 2015 | 1

Joe* was a new police officer. He was working the graveyard shift; I was an EMT working the overnights. I was finishing college, going to classes during the day. We met for the first time working an early morning car … Read More

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Camp Friendship

July 4, 2015 |

“A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank; but the world may be a better place because I … Read More

THE CONFEDERATE FLAG CONTROVERSY

June 30, 2015 | 1

More and more violence is going to come from THE FLAG(S) … especially the Confederate Flag. Hopefully this will help in clarifying misconceptions, and also, bring more understanding. In Law Enforcement, especially in the upcoming weeks, you will have to … Read More

In Memoriam: Sergeant Korby Kennedy

June 27, 2015 |

Chief Tim R. Vasquez of the San Angelo Police Department in Texas sadly reports the death of Sergeant Korby Kennedy.

 

Sergeant Korby Kennedy was killed in a motorcycle crash on Knickerbocker Road, near Albert Street, while escorting a parade … Read More

In Memoriam: Officer David J. Nelson

June 27, 2015 |

Greg Williamson, Chief of the Bakersfield Police Department in California sadly reports the death of Patrol Officer David Joseph Nelson.

Officer Nelson, 26, attempted to make a traffic stop of an unlicensed silver Hyundai sedan. The driver of the suspect … Read More