K-9s Compete

Via Lehigh Valley Live: Law enforcement dogs and their handlers showed off special skills Sunday at the 2017 Lehigh Valley K-9 Trials in New Tripoli.   The competition, which took place at Thunderhead Farm, gathered law enforcement from across Northampton, Lehigh and Berks counties and an estimated 150 spectators. Dogs were tested through obstacle courses, […]

Stallone Visits Cops

Via FOX News: MANSFIELD, Ohio – Police here got an unexpected but welcome guest Wednesday afternoon.   Sylvester Stallone, who is filming a movie at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, stopped by the department to work out in their gym and say hello. Took a break from filming to work out at the police […]

Cops Get Assistance

Via the Tampa Bay Times: The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office praised a heroic Hooters Restaurant manager Wednesday for coming to the aid of two deputies struggling to subdue an unruly customer.   Jim Nolte, manager of the Brandon Hooters on East Adamo Drive, called sheriff’s deputies to his restaurant on August 13 to trespass 23-year-old […]

Torsos, Lies, and Submarines

Via the New York Post: Danish police confirmed early Wednesday that the headless torso found floating in the waters off Copenhagen belonged to the journalist who went missing from a homemade submarine earlier this month.   Investigators found a “DNA match between [the] torso and Kim Wall,” Copenhagen police said, according to a BBC report. […]

Seattle PD Trolls Alex Jones

Via Law Newz: The Seattle Police Department had a little fun at Alex Jones’ expense recently.   While the hobby is nothing new–even in Seattle–it may mark the first time a police department has taken time off from defending property and privilege to troll the popular conspiracy theorist who is largely known for claiming the […]

Joe Wants Pardon

Via Politico: Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was found guilty in late July of contempt of court after failing to stop racial profiling practices, said he would accept a pardon from President Donald Trump.   “Whatever the president wants me to do, I would support him,” Arpaio said to his state’s largest paper, The […]

Academy Shut Down

Via Click2Houston.com: HOUSTON — The training contract under which the Lone Star College System has operated a law enforcement academy has been suspended effective immediately, the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement said Wednesday.   TCOLE said it conducted an investigation into the college’s academy operations after a complaint was filed by a cadet. During its […]

Feds Screw Cops Over Student Loans

The current administration has promised to be a “great cheerleader” for police. But it looks like aside from pom-poms and jokey speeches, that’s all the support local law enforcement will be getting. Via MarketWatch: Public servants who’ve been told they’re eligible for a federal student loan forgiveness program have no guarantee that their debt will […]

Where Heroes Play

The 2017 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) kicks off in 5 days. This year’s games will be held in Los Angeles from August 7-16. The biennial event attracts active and retired fire service and law enforcement people from around the world. Originally founded in 1985 by the non-profit organization World Police & Fire Games […]