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Central Coast Law Enforcement Must List Military Style Gear

Central Coast and state law enforcement agencies are now required to list their military-grade equipment and make this information publicly available. Assembly Bill 841 monitors and controls this equipment and the governor signed the bill into law last September. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office hosted a community zoom meeting …

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AC Law Enforcement Academy Releases 124th Class

The Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy (PRLEA) at Amarillo College graduated 20 people Thursday night at Oasis Southwest Baptist Church. Graduation for the 124th class, according to faculty program coordinator Tyler Smith, was a 100% pass rate on the first attempt for the Texas Commission on Application’s state licensing exams. …

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Law Enforcement Reports for March 9 | Local News

Meridian Police Department The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. • Possession of marijuana in a vehicle – Cadarious Jennings, born in 2002, 906 27th Ave., Meridian. • Disorderly Conduct – Johnny L. Irby, born 1983, 2200 9th Ave., Meridian. Irby …

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Law Enforcement Reports March 3-6, 2022 | News

Here’s a look at the arrests reported by the Cullman Police Department on Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 3/4 Domestic Violence: Katelynn M. McCown, 28, of Cullman, arrested on Main Avenue SW. Public intoxication: Todd A. Woodruff, 27, of Albertville, arrested 2nd Avenue SW. 3/5 Driving under the influence; endangering the …

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Accidents kill law enforcement officers in Florida and California

Two crashes – one in a helicopter and the other in a collision with a car – have killed two law enforcement officers in Florida and California. The two officers joined 49 other law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty across the country so far in 2022, according …

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Lone Star College Launches Law Enforcement Academy

Business By Bill Van Rysdam | February 21, 2022 HOUSTON, TX — Lone Star College offers students the opportunity to become licensed Texas police officers through the LSC Law Enforcement Academy. The new program provides the skills and competencies that will equip the student for a career as a law …

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Not just a dog – law enforcement community service animal killed in the line of duty | Recent news

York County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Fifield, Nitro’s partner, carried the urn to the lobby of the convention center where a memorial ceremony was held. The hall was filled with law enforcement officers, many of whom were state department dog handlers who had participated in the motorcade. There were dozens of …

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Debate on the appropriate use of force for law enforcement | Washington

OLYMPIA — The degree of force used by a police officer must be “proportionate and reasonable,” according to a bill recently approved by the state Senate. The bill also specifies that officers will also be allowed to engage in vehicular pursuits as long as there is a “reasonable suspicion” during …

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Appropriate use of force for law enforcement debated

Appropriate use of force for law enforcement debated By Juan Morfin WNPA News Group • February 11, 2022 6:30 p.m. By Juan Morfin WNPA Press Group The degree of force used by a police officer must be “proportionate and reasonable,” according to a bill recently approved by the state Senate. …

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Law Enforcement Report | Law enforcement

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s District 7 Office in Fountain Hills reported that deputies responded to the following calls during the week of Thursday, Jan. 27 through Wednesday, Feb. 2. * On Thursday, January 27, a resident of the 13600 block of Hamilton Drive reported attempted fraud. The complainant alleged that …

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ASK A COP — Which local law enforcement agency has the most authority? – Port Arthur News

Oscar d’Orange asks: I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m confused about the operational differences between law enforcement agencies in the state of Texas. What is the difference between the municipal police, the DPS, the constable, the sheriff and who has the greatest authority? Responnse: It is confusing for many. …

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Sheriff’s Sgt. Ramon Gutierrez is remembered for his dedication to family and community

Growing up, Ramon Gutierrez played cops and robbers with his friends — and he made his friends play bad guys so he could play good guys, always with his plastic handcuffs in his hand. It was just a story the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant, his son Alfredo Gutierrez shared …

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Pasco Community Calendar | News

PHSC Family Fun Festival Pasco-Hernando State College will host a free family entertainment festival and health fair at the college’s New Port Richey campus, 10230 Ridge Road, on Saturday, February 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festivities will include music, food, campus tours, children’s activities, crafts, games, prizes …

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Suspects impersonate law enforcement officers to commit robbery – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The suspects pretended to be law enforcement; two arrested, two still at large According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, at least four gunmen posing as police attempted to rob an old hemp farm around 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 3600 block of Bellinger Lane outside of Medford. Police said …

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Redmond officer who killed woman fired from another law enforcement agency

The Redmond police officer who shot and killed Andrea Churna, a 39-year-old unarmed mother as she tried to surrender to officers in September 2020, had been removed from his position as the county sheriff’s deputy Whatcom on probation 14 months early for poor performance, records show. Daniel Mendoza, 26, struggled …

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Fulton’s Andrew Hyde Completes SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute | Education

POTSDAM – Andrew Hyde of Fulton, a recent graduate of SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute. SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute offers students the unique opportunity to undergo rigorous pre-employment, state-approved police training as part of their undergraduate program. Cadets celebrated the completion of the program with a ceremony …

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Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center graduates 287th basic training class

HUTCHINSON – Twenty-three new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Jan. 14 in a ceremony held at KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. Officer William Butrum of the Baldwin City Police Department was the class president. The speaker for the ceremony was Darrell Atteberry, Chief of …

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Mother kills three of her young children, shocking small California community: Police – Crime Online

A mother is accused of killing her three young children and attempting to kill herself in a small farming community in California, KMPH-TV reports. Police say Patricia Ortiz, 31, killed her 8-year-old daughter, Anna Ortiz Lara, and the girl’s two younger siblings, Matteo Ortiz Lara, 5, and Alexa Ortiz Lara, …

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Families of Black Men and Women Killed by Law Enforcement Show Support for Jason Walker’s Family

Friends and family of an unarmed Fayetteville man shot by an off-duty deputy earlier this week were joined Friday by other black families whose loved ones were killed by law enforcement. Followed by the reading of Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, green and blue balloons were released outside …

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Katerina D’Agnese from Carmel, NY completes SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute

Katerina D’Agnese of Carmel, NY, recently graduated from SUNY Potsdam Law Enforcement Training Institute. SUNY Potsdam’s Law Enforcement Training Institute offers students the unique opportunity to undergo rigorous pre-employment, state-approved police training as part of their undergraduate program. Cadets celebrated the completion of the program with a ceremony on December …

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Arizona Uses $ 7.5 Million In CARES Act Funding For Yuma Law Enforcement Academy

PHOENIX – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced Thursday that the state is spending $ 7.5 million in federal COVID relief funding to increase skills training for law enforcement. The CARES law money will be used to expand Law Enforcement Training Academy at Arizona Western College, a community college in Yuma. …

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Accidents, crowds and COVID-19: Eagle County law enforcement preaches patience as tensions rise

Four Colorado State Patrol vehicles were struck by uncontrollable drivers on the I-70 mountain corridor this week.Courtesy photo Eagle County law enforcement is asking for patience as peak season, snowy weather, staffing issues and mask return warrants collide, leading to an increase in accidents and more public safety incidents. “Let’s …

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Two senior law enforcement officials retire in Mobile County

The two top elected law enforcement officials in Alabama’s second-largest county have announced their retirement effective next January. Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich, 53, and Mobile County Sheriff, Sam Cochran, 67, both said on Monday that they would not run for a four-year term in 2022. Cochran confirmed his …

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LC Regional Law Enforcement Academy Class B-21 honored

The mission of the Laredo College Regional Law Enforcement Academy is to provide its cadets with the highest quality law enforcement education and to ensure that the standards and requirements of the Texas Law Enforcement Commission law are met or exceeded, regardless of the circumstances. Courtesy of Laredo College The …

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Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey wishes the local community a Merry Christmas

Message from Sheriff Wayne Ivey On behalf of the 1,700 proud men and women of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Susan, Junny and I wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas! (Image BCSO) BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On behalf of the 1,700 proud men and women of the …

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Regional Law Enforcement Academy B-21 class honored

The B-21 class of the Laredo College Regional Law Enforcement Academy was honored on December 17 for completing their intense training. Courtesy Image – Advertising – Texas border affairs The B-21 class of the Laredo College Regional Law Enforcement Academy was honored on December 17 for completing their intense training. …

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Arrests of Bexar County law enforcement officers increase 20% in 2021

Read more stories from 2021 here. Twenty-five peace officers from Bexar County’s two largest law enforcement agencies were arrested in 2021, marking an increase from the previous year, according to records compiled by KSAT 12 Defenders. The tally, which includes BCSO deputies and SAPD agents arrested out of duty or …

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VC Law Enforcement Academy graduates honored at ceremony | Higher Education

Thirteen Law Enforcement Academy cadets who graduated from the 99th Basic Peace Officer Certification Class at Victoria College were honored in a graduation ceremony Dec. 6 at the Conference & Education Center at the complex emerging technology from VC. Johnny Amador of Victoria has been named valedictorian. Roman Mancias of …

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Shop With a Cop helps bridge the gap between police and community

Routt County Sheriff’s Deputy John Daschle alongside Jaxon Shoemaker as they attend the annual Shop With a Cop event on Saturday, December 18, 2021. l Alison Berg / Steamboat Pilot & Today Jaxon Shoemaker’s smile beamed as he sorted through his Tech Deck finger-sized scooter, Nerf gun, box of Pringles, …

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Voices from the Community: Building Relationships with the Poor to Fight Crime | Community voice

In response to the recent article that highlighted the efforts of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office to reduce crimes against people, I would like to point out that in 1994, researchers at the National Institute of Justice Policy Center in Washington, DC , defined vandalism as including “graffiti, dumping of …

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As Drug Overdose Deaths Rise, Law Enforcement Carries Life-Saving Drugs | Huntsville

A few months ago, the Huntsville Police began carrying Narcan with them at all times. Since then WAAY 31 has learned about it, they must have administered it at least a dozen times already. The drug is used to reverse the effects of an overdose of narcotics, and its use …

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PHOTOS: Wyoming DWUI suspect flees law enforcement and crashes into roadblock in Pinedale; arrested on several counts

(Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Facebook) CASPER, Wyo. – The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) said Thursday that Pinedale’s wife Mariah Edwards, 28, was arrested on multiple counts after allegedly driving under the influence of an early roadblock Wednesday morning. The incident began when SCSO MPs responded to a medical call …

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Law Enforcement Reports for December 6 | Local news

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday. • No driver’s license – Deion Betts, 26, 3117 Savell Dr., Meridian. Betts is also accused of failing to give in to the blue light / siren, disobeying the …

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City council opposes proposal to remove law enforcement from metro stations

Story by Charlotte Dekle and Alison WangEditors photo by Erin leeStaff photographer City council approved a letter opposing funding for law enforcement in metro stations at its meeting on Wednesday, December 1. The letter follows a recommendation made by the Metro Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) that the larger Los …

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Shelbyville man reportedly leading law enforcement in pursuit through 2 counties

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) – Authorities arrested a Shelbyville man on Tuesday after he allegedly led law enforcement officers in a car chase through two counties in eastern Texas. Joshua Bearden, 32, was held in Shelby County Jail for escaping arrest with vehicle, two counts of drunk driving 3 …

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Graduates Obtain KLETC and Kansas Law Enforcement Certification

Blake Keith, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Jeffrey Nix, Pratt Police Department; and Kelton Barrett, of the Pratt Police Department, were among 24 new law enforcement officers to graduate from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Nov. 12 in a ceremony held at Integrity KLETC Auditorium. Officer …

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Key news in Aiken, Richmond County

Public comment requested on accreditation at Aiken AIKEN, SC (WRDW / WAGT) Aiken Ministry of Public Security to conduct on-site assessment as part of a program to obtain re-accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Enforcement Bodies laws. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s assessment will take place virtually. A …

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Community and law enforcement mourn the loss of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

GREENE COUNTY – Many law enforcement agencies and community members mourn the loss of Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. >> RELATED: Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer Passes Away Fischer died Tuesday night after suffering a medical emergency while attending a conference in Sandusky. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine: “Fran and I …

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Kenosha activists call for peace and justice ahead of Kyle Rittenhouse trial

Jury selection for Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial begins Monday. Other members of the Rittenhouse coverage community told WISN 12 that tensions and anxiety are high as the trial approaches. executive director of Kenosha Leaders. “Either way, we want everyone to stay peaceful because it’s about getting justice for two young men. …

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The March for Justice of Peace and Unity will take place on October 8

Released: September 30, 2021 Delaware County Participates in National Faith & Blue Program Delaware County Sheriff Jerry Sanders is spearheading an initiative to include Delaware County law enforcement, faith-based organizations and the community in the National Faith & Blue event, which has taking place October 8-11 this year. Faith & …

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Greater Peace Community Development Corporation to ‘Roast’ Jay Jones

photo by robert noles by HANNAH LESTERHLESTER@OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM Have you met Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones? Well, if not, the perfect opportunity would be at an upcoming Jones Roast hosted by the Greater Peace Community Development Corporation (GPCDC). The Roast is an annual fundraising event for the business, which strives to …

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