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Law Enforcement Today | April 16, 2014

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Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing

April 15, 2014 |

A year has passed since two pressure cooker bombs concealed in backpacks detonated, killing three people and injuring more than 160 near the Boston Marathon finish line. At least 16 people lost limbs. The community responded with … Read More

FBI: Moroccan Was About to Fly Toy Planes with Bombs into Schools

April 8, 2014 |

On Monday, April 7, 2014, the FBI detained a Moroccan national, El Mehdi Semlali Fahti, 27, was detained on immigration charges of false statements made during an application for political asylum.  An undercover FBI agent recorded Fahti … Read More

In Memoriam Forestry Officer Jason Crisp And K-9 Maros

March 13, 2014 | 6

Tom Tidwell, Chief of the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service-Law Enforcement Division has reported that Officer Jason Crisp, 38, was shot and killed along with his K-9.

The incident started when Rhonda Whisnant failed to show … Read More

An End to Racial Profiling?

February 11, 2014 |

In 2001 President George W. Bush declared that racial profiling was wrong and promised to “end it in America.” In 2003 his administration issued a limited ban on profiling that prohibited federal investigations based on race. The ban did not … Read More

Cop Killer Ed Poindexter Up for Parole 1/6/2013: Help Stop It

January 3, 2014 | 1

Omaha Police Officer Larry Minard, Sr.’s family has issued an urgent plea for letters protesting their father’s murderer’s release.  Ed Poindexter, one of the infamous “Omaha Two”, is serving life sentence for the heinous crime.

On August … Read More

In Memoriam – Corporal Kevin “Gale” Stauffer

December 24, 2013 | 1

Chief Bart Aguirre of the Tupelo Mississippi Police Department sadly reports that Corporal Kevin “Gale” Stauffer, 38, was shot and killed as he and two other officers responded to a bank robbery alarm. The robbery occurred shortly … Read More

Sandy Hook Remembered

December 14, 2013 | 2

Today we commemorate the one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook. The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is a game changer in how law enforcement addresses an Active Shooter Incident (ASI). Sandy Hook was the first ASI implemented … Read More

Swatting the Police Is Not a Game!

November 26, 2013 |

The New Haven Police Department received a telephone call Monday, at approximately 9:30 a.m. from an anonymous caller. The unknown caller used a public pay phone to report, “my roommate is on his way to the Yale campus to kill people.” The caller … Read More

The Differences Between Active Shooters and Terrorists

September 30, 2013 | 1

On September 18, the Washington Navy Yard joined the growing list of locations where an Active Shooter Incident (ASI) resulted in the loss of life and injury. Aaron Alexis, 34, randomly killed 12 people and injured 14 … Read More

Heroes of the Washington Navy Yard

September 17, 2013 |

With Anne Bremer

Thousands of average people headed into work at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday…service members and civilians alike.  It seemed to be a typical Monday at Building 197, NavSea, as employees went to the cafeteria … Read More