Lawful searches restricted

via Yahoo News and The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the authorized driver. The justices ruled unanimously that as a general rule someone who is “in otherwise lawful possession […]

Fallen K-9s

via CNN It’s National Police Week in Washington, DC, and as tens of thousands gather to honor the lives of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty, K9 officers who lost their lives on the job are also being remembered for their service and sacrifice. Lieutenant Chad […]

One tough cop

(via KGWN) In Wyoming, a Casper police officer wounded in a shootout is now breathing on his own and can nod and shake his head in response to yes or no questions. Despite the improvements, Casper police Chief Keith McPheeters said Monday that Jacob Carlson remains in critical condition. Carlson was shot five times in […]

Baby save update

via The Marion County Sheriff’s Office (Florida) Facebook page UPDATE: We are so thrilled to tell you that Baby Kingston JUST left the hospital with his Mom and he is happy and healthy!! Thank you for all your prayers for Baby Kingston and his family!! MCSO K9 DEPUTY SAVES BABY’S LIFE At approximately 5:30 p.m. […]

LE Torch Run

Via the Parker Pioneer The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics passed through La Paz County May 1 and 2. The Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department brought the torch into Parker and held a community party at Western Park. The CRIT Police turned the torch over to the Quartzsite Police Department, who carried […]

Sheriff wins big

Via the Charlotte Observer Incumbent Mecklenburg County Sheriff Irwin Carmichael conceded the sheriff’s race Tuesday night as former Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detective Garry McFadden cruised to an easy win. The result signals the end of a controversial immigration program in the county’s jail. McFadden had about 52 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting. Carmichael, […]