Dallas 9-1-1 Back On Track

By Brianna Dunn, special correspondent for American Police Beat  Police officials in Dallas are proud to say that they’ve solved a problem plaguing the department. The city’s 911 call response time is now back to where it should be thanks to a combination of a hiring spree, a little remodeling, and a lot of appreciation from […]

Shooting Ruled Justified

Via The Salt Lake Tribune: A Salt Lake City police officer who fatally shot a man after a violent confrontation at a Maverik station in September was legally justified in using deadly force, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Wednesday.   Gill also on Wednesday released body camera footage showing the man, 39-year-old […]

Bill Bratton On the Future of American Policing

Earlier today, former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton and other law enforcement professionals talked about community policing at The Heritage Foundation, in Washington, D.C.  They discussed the challenges and successes of police departments in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and other major cities. Other topics addressed included data collection by police departments, […]