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Police: Man slashed in neck, officer hit by minivan in melee

Associated Press FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Police say a man was slashed in the neck during a fight at a hookah bar on Long Island and a police officer helping him was hit by a mini... Read more

Calif. officer ambushed in patrol car, suspect killed

By Blake Alsup New York Daily News FREMONT, Calif. — Three Fremont, Calif., police officers were involved in a shootout involving a suspect who “ambushed” one of... Read more

NAUMD announces winners of Best Dressed Public Safety Award

Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) has announced the winners of its annual Best Dressed Public... Read more

Shortage of dispatchers prompts Maine to consider improving benefits

Matt Byrne Portland Press Herald, Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — A nagging shortage of emergency dispatchers who answer calls to police and fire departments around the state has prom... Read more

How Columbine gave rise to threat assessment teams

By Jaclyn Schildkraut As we approach the 20th anniversary of the Columbine high school shooting, there is the inevitable question of, “What have we learned?” Shootings... Read more

Roundtable: 20 years after Columbine, are our schools safer?

By PoliceOne Staff April 20, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Littleton, Colorado. The two perpetrators, who were twelfth-grade students at... Read more

Keys to successful multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary response

Author: Policing Matters Podcast Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed During the annual conference of the International Law Enforcement Educators... Read more

Photo of the Week: Power shift

Author: PoliceOne Members This week's photo comes from Officer Kyle Taylor. Taylor writes: "My wife took this picture of me after a 21-hour 'power shift.' More... Read more

Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat

Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When a Florida woman heard a noise and saw a man trying to break into her car early Sunday, she took matters int... Read more

Wife of wounded Orlando LEO sues apartment complex, gunman's estate

Author: PoliceOne MembersBy Tess Sheets Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO — Meghan Valencia, the wife of injured Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia, is suing the estate of the man... Read more