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Talking Technology? NYPD Has It Down

Talking Technology? NYPD Has It Down

**AMERICAN POLICE BEAT SPECIAL REPORT** Eagle-eyed NYPD Transit officers arrested a man wanted for a Brooklyn burglary pattern after they recognized him from a photo that was distributed on their Department issued smartphones. Last month Sergeant Hayes along with Police Officers Patel and Bereznyak were on patrol when they noticed a man walking along a

More Officers Taking Own Lives

Editor’s Note: Police work takes a great emotional on our officers, and the suicide rate among law enforcement officers is at an all-time high. In this article, Jennifer Scott takes a look at the root causes, including untreated depression, and offers some resources and ideas for how to cope. If you’re having thoughts about hurting

Officer Safety ALERT

Via CBS News: Federal agents are warning police and first responders across the country about the dangers of fentanyl, CBS Baltimore reports.   On Tuesday, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sent out an urgent alert to police, paramedics, firefighters and other first responders about the dangers of the opioid—sounding the alarm on the potentially deadly

Trump Helps Police

Via The Baltimore Sun: President Donald J. Trump signed legislation Friday to prioritize the hiring of veterans as police officers, as well as a second measure to speed benefit claims for survivors of officers killed in the line of duty.   The signing, which took place in the Diplomatic Reception Room, was attended by several

Officer Needs Help!

LAPD officer Matthew Medina is a loving husband and father to two daughters and has been diagnosed with aplastic anemia. A life-saving marrow transplant is his only chance for a cure. It was recently National Police Week so we are hoping to share his story with the hope of finding him a match. Matthew is

Police Week Reflections

By Eric Kaiser For those of us in law enforcement, Police Week is one of our most important celebrations of the year. It is always celebrated during the week in which May 15 (Peace Officer Memorial Day) falls. Primarily, Police Week is geared towards remembering the 21,000 names that are on the Law Enforcement Officers’

Rank and File Question Dubious Hiring

Ed. note: We thought you would find this as interesting as we did. Since 9/11 our airport police have been on the front lines in the effort to keep people safe who are traveling by airplane. And these officers with the Los Angeles Airport Police Division (LAXPD) have a lot of justified complaints about the

Best Of Luck

Via The Hill: D.C. Metropolitan Chief of Police Peter Newsham called Tuesday’s attacks on protesters at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington “brutal.”   “Yesterday afternoon we witnessed what appeared to be a brutal attack on peaceful protesters at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the 1600 block of 23rd St. NW,” he said Wednesday at

Police Week: Anguish, Anger, Empathy

By Laren Leichliter This is the season reserved for memories of our colleagues who have been killed in the line of duty. May is the month for Peace Officer Memorial ceremonies at both the state and national level. It is a solemn time of remembrance and reflection of the lives that have been lost across

Record Crowd Attends Annual Candlelight Vigil

The names of 394 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty—including 143 who died in 2016—were formally dedicated on Saturday evening, during the 29th annual Candlelight Vigil, held on the National Mall and produced by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of the