Digital Edition: How to build a police fleet for 2020 & beyond

Author: PoliceOne Digital EditionThe first police car in the United States took to the roads of Akron, Ohio, in 1899. The Akron Police Department’s electric-powered patrol wagon was equipped with lights, a stretcher and gongs. Its first call was to pick up a drunken...

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press HOUSTON — A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly January drug raid of a home that killed a couple who lived there and injured five officers, prosecutors announced Friday. Former...

SILVER ALERT-Rosalie Virgina Yound-Peoria PD

Alert Status: ActivePreliminary Information of Missing Subject: Peoria Police seek the public’s help in locating Rosalie Young, a 78-year-old, female. She is described as a white female, 5’2”, 190 lbs., with short gray hair. It is unknown what Young was wearing when...

Cocaine found with bananas at 3 Wash. stores

Author: PoliceOne MembersAssociated Press BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Authorities say cocaine valued at more than $1 million has been found with shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in Washington state. Bellingham police say employees found about 51 pounds (23...

Photo of the Week: Old school cool

Author: PoliceOne Members This week's photo comes from Melissa Morris of the NCDMV License & Theft Bureau in North Carolina. Morris writes: "The NCDMV License & Theft Bureau is the oldest statewide law enforcement agency in North Carolina, after a special...

What does the Daniel Pantaleo firing mean for LE at large?

Author: Policing Matters Podcast Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In mid-August, NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill fired Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner—despite the fact...

Ill. trooper serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds

Associated Press EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year veteran of the force, was wounded during an...

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