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Law Enforcement Today | November 23, 2014

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How Much Training is Enough?

November 10, 2014 |

I’m a bit biased on this subject as I’m a firearms instructor, but there is no such thing as too much training. When I started in law enforcement we qualified once a year and many departments still do. Fortunately the … Read More

In Memoriam: Corrections Officer Rhonda Commodore

November 8, 2014 |

Justice Minister James Allum of the Manitoba Provincial Government sadly reported the death of Manitoba Corrections Officer Rhonda Commodore.

Corrections Officer Rhonda Commodore, 44, was a passenger in a prisoner transport van that was transporting six inmates from The Pas … Read More

In Memoriam: Investigator Holmes Smith

November 7, 2014 |

Sheriff Randy Garrett of the Clarendon County South Carolina Sheriff Department in South Carolina sadly reports the death of Investigator Holmes Smith.

Investigator Smith was returning to Clarendon County after attending an auto theft investigation seminar in Sumter County with … Read More

In Memoriam: Detective Kagan Dindar

November 7, 2014 |

Chief Al Ansley of the Clarksville Police Department in Tennessee sadly reports the death of Detective Kagan Dindar.

Detective Dindar, 37, was working a special traffic detail in uniform and was assigned a heavily congested intersection. While he was directing … Read More

In Memoriam: Deputy Darrell Perritt

November 5, 2014 |

Deputy Darrell Perritt, 42, was traveling to assist another deputy in stopping and apprehending a suspected DUI driver. As Deputy Perritt was driving, he lost control of his patrol vehicle and slid off the roadway. The patrol vehicle spun around … Read More

In Memoriam: Deputy Sheriff Matthew Chism

November 3, 2014 |

Sheriff Leon Dwerlkotte of the Cedar Missouri County Sheriff Department sadly reports the death of Deputy Matthew Chism.

Deputy Chism, 25, was shot and killed during a traffic stop that resulted in a vehicle pursuit and foot chase in El … Read More

In Memoriam: Constable Robert White

November 3, 2014 |

Chief Deputy Fred Graf of the El Paso County Constable’s Office sadly reports the death of Constable Robert Parker White.

Constable White was on duty working a security detail at the Texas Terror Trail Haunted House on Anthony Street when … Read More

In Memoriam: Officer David Payne

November 1, 2014 |

Tragedy struck the Chandler Arizona Police Department twice this week as Chief Sean Duggan sadly reports the death of Motor Officer David Payne.

Officer Payne, 37, was working a DUI overtime detail on the night shift when he stopped at … Read More

In Memoriam: Deputy Sheriff Jesse Valdez, III

October 31, 2014 |

Sheriff Adrian Garcia of the Harris County Sheriff Department sadly reports the death of Deputy Sheriff Jesse Valdez, III.

Deputy Valdez, 32, was responding to a welfare check call when the driver of a Ford Explorer crossed the centerline of … Read More

In Memoriam: Deputy Sheriff John Williamson

October 30, 2014 |

Sheriff Kenny Harden of the Butler County Alabama Sheriff Department sadly reports the death of Deputy Sheriff John Williamson.

Deputy Williamson, 48, suffered a heart attack after a struggle with a subject that he was attempting to arrest. Believing that … Read More