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7 habits of successful departments

Successful departments place officer safety concerns and winning on the street at the forefront of their mission... Read more

2 more Mo. officers charged in beating of undercover colleague

Randy Hays and Bailey Colletta have pleaded guilty to beating Luther Hall, who their attorneys say they didn't recognize as a fellow officer... Read more

FBI reports dip in hate crimes, rise in violence

The agency released its annual report, which tallies hate crimes and 'crimes against persons' reported nationwide... Read more

Governor names new head of Mass. State Police

Lt. Col. Christopher Mason will take over the agency next week following the retirement of Col. Kerry Gilpin... Read more

Woman arrested for making 24,000 false 911 calls in 5 months

Yogita Persaud would make as many as 100 calls per day, NYPD officials say... Read more

Lawsuit: Va. LEO 'in name only' wants to be reinstated as sworn officer

Daniel Smith can't carry a badge or gun despite still being employed on the force, wasn't given 'due process' in disciplinary process... Read more

Video: NYPD brings Christmas tree, holiday spirit to Rockefeller Center

A series of tweets from the department told the story of the journey in classic rhyme scheme... Read more

Man found guilty in 2017 Pa. rookie officer's killing

Officer Brian Shaw was shot and killed during a traffic stop by the vehicle's passenger, who was attempting to flee... Read more

First and last use of force reasonable, but what about the force in between?

This case is a reminder that when practicable, officers should allow time for a subject to comply with commands... Read more

How to buy police motorcycles

Follow these key purchasing considerations, including determining the vehicle’s function, assessing available resources and questions to ask vendors... Read more