• Law Enforcement Automatic Discovery September 26, 2020 4:40 pm

    Suffolk County DA Releases List of 136 Officers with Questionable Credibility

    Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins on Friday released a list of 136 law enforcement officers whose prior conduct could impact their credibility as witnesses in court. The database, called the Law Enforcement Automatic Discovery (LEAD), contains the names of officers whose actions were harmful, or potentially harmful, to the community and legal system, according to Rollins. “In these uncertain…

  • California October 23, 2019 4:58 pm

    Northern California Deputy Fatally Shot Investigating Marijuana Theft

    A Northern California sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday while responding to a call regarding a theft from a private marijuana garden in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, officials said.

  • OFFICER October 1, 2019 5:53 pm

    Current, Former Mass. Police Officers Testify in Support of Disability Pensions Bill

    Current and former law enforcement officers testified at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday in support of a bill that would grant severely injured officers their regular salary even after they were forced to leave the police force. The Joint Committee on Public Service listened to testimony from a number of people, including two officers who were shot in the line...

  • OFFICER October 1, 2019 4:54 pm

    Ex-Officers Injured in Line of Duty Fight to Get Retirement Benefits

    Law enforcement officers testified before Massachusetts lawmakers Tuesday in support of a bill that would allow severely injured officers who can’t work to receive regular pay until they’re eligible for retirement benefits.

  • Facebook September 30, 2019 1:34 pm

    Tamarac Commissioner Confronts BSO Deputy at Award Ceremony

    A Tamarac commissioner was caught on camera at an awards ceremony confronting a Broward Sheriff’s deputy who had arrested him four years earlier.

  • Las Vegas September 22, 2019 9:43 pm

    Area 51 Festival Wraps Up in Nevada; Earthlings Head Home

    The festivals are over and Earthlings from around the globe headed home Sunday after a weekend camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of Area 51, a formerly top-secret U.S. military base long the focus of UFO and space alien lore. They left in peace, officials and the host of a free “Alienstock” festival...

  • Twitter September 6, 2019 12:46 pm

    CVS, Walgreens Urge Against Openly Carrying Guns in Stores

    Drug chains CVS and Walgreens as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in their stores even where state laws allow it. The announcements on Thursday follow similar moves by Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, as well as Kroger earlier this week. Walmart also said it...

  • Congress September 4, 2019 7:11 pm

    Walmart to Dramatically Limit Ammunition Sales After ‘Horrific' Shootings

    Walmart said Tuesday it will discontinue all sales of handgun ammunition and sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition that can be used with military-style weapons, following two “horrific” shootings at Walmart stores this summer. It will also stop all handgun sales in Alaska, marking its complete exit from the handguns category.

  • Facebook September 3, 2019 11:07 pm

    West Texas Shooter Bought Gun in Private Sale, Authorities Say

    The gunman in the West Texas rampage that left seven dead obtained his AR-style rifle through a private sale, allowing him to evade a federal background check that previously blocked him from getting a gun, several law enforcement officials tell NBC News.

  • Florida August 21, 2019 2:44 pm

    It's No Joke, Mom: Florida Teen Arrested in School Threat

    Authorities have posted a video of their arrest of a 15-year-old Florida boy who allegedly posted an online threat to kill at least seven people at a high school.

  • OFFICER August 15, 2019 12:35 am

    CHP Shootout Hero Pulls Children to Safety Behind Car's Engine Block

    Charles Childress acted quickly after he saw a bullet pierce the window of a car in front of him and heard the screams of two children inside during Monday’s frightening shootout that killed a California Highway Patrol officer in Riverside.

  • Donald Trump July 14, 2019 12:39 pm

    Police: Man Dies After Attacking Immigration Prison

    A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 a.m. to the privately run Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security detention...

  • Massachusetts July 11, 2019 10:11 pm

    Bill Would Exempt Bodycam Recordings From Public Records Law

    A proposal to exempt recordings made from police body cameras from Massachusetts’ public records law is being heard by a legislative committee at the Statehouse. The public records exemption is part of a wide-ranging bill that would also create a task force charged with establishing statewide standards and regulations for bodycams worn by law enforcement officers.

  • Massachusetts July 11, 2019 10:11 pm

    Bill Would Exempt Bodycam Recordings From Public Records Law

    A proposal to exempt recordings made from police body cameras from Massachusetts’ public records law is being heard by a legislative committee at the Statehouse. The public records exemption is part of a wide-ranging bill that would also create a task force charged with establishing statewide standards and regulations for bodycams worn by law enforcement officers.

  • JUDGE June 29, 2019 11:12 am

    Judge: Man's ‘I'm Sorry' Video Can Be Used In Murder Trial

    Jurors will be allowed to hear what a Mississippi man told a reporter on video as he was arrested in the shooting deaths of eight people. A judge ruled that Willie Cory Godbolt’s statements — including saying “I’m sorry” that a deputy was killed — will be admissible at his trial in February, the Daily Leader reported. Godbolt, now 37,...

  • NBC June 13, 2019 10:38 am

    Around 25 Officers Injured in Memphis Protest After Task Force Kills Man

    Several law enforcement officers in Memphis were injured during a protest that began after federal officials killed a man they were attempting to arrest Wednesday, officials told NBC News. A driver wanted on multiple felony warrants attempted to ram law enforcement vehicles when officers with a regional U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force attempted to arrest him in Memphis’ Frayser...

  • New Hampshire May 23, 2019 5:21 pm

    New Hampshire House Overrides Veto of Death Penalty Repeal

    The New Hampshire House has taken a big step toward eliminating the state’s death penalty by overriding the governor’s veto. The chamber on Thursday overrode Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of a repeal with the bare minimum votes necessary to send the issue back to the Senate. The Senate voted 17-6 in favor of repeal last month. If that tally holds,...

  • Florida May 24, 2019 12:09 am

    Serial Killer Who Took 10 Women's Lives Executed in Florida

    A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture.

  • Massachusetts May 13, 2019 4:45 pm

    3 Massachusetts Officers Honored at National Memorial

    The names of three Massachusetts police officers who died in the line of duty are being dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington. The ceremony includes a candlelight vigil is scheduled for Monday night.

  • social media May 13, 2019 12:47 am

    Rapper Kodak Black Arrested; Lil Wayne Bows Out of Show

    The Rolling Loud Music Festival celebrating global hip-hop artists in South Florida did not go so well for Kodak Black and Lil Wayne. The U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release that Black was arrested Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The statement said he was charged with a crime in connection with weapons, but didn’t elaborate....

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