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Law Enforcement Today | August 1, 2015

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In Memoriam: Corrections Officer Gregory Mitchell

July 16, 2015 |

Commissioner Homer Bryson of the Georgia Department of Corrections sadly reports the death of Corrections Officer Gregory “Dale” Mitchell.

Officer Mitchell, 50, was killed in an industrial accident at the Hays State Prison in Trion, Georgia. Officer Mitchell was … Read More

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