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Ill. cops' new fleet of squad cars still not on road

Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways - Full Story

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Sheriff's services may bolster dwindling Calif. police force

With an eye to stock the city's draining pool of officers, Santa Clara County may offer the services of sheriff's deputies to help temporarily cope - Full Story

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4 dead, 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours

Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday - Full Story

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Report: Crown Vic squads still popular, despite safety issue

Safety advocates claimed the position of the fuel tank made the car more likely to burst into flames when struck from behind - Full Story

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Massive melee at Calif. college bash spurs calls for investigation, prevention

Massive melee at Calif. college bash spurs calls for investigation, prevention

The daytime bash known as "Deltopia" is a well-known happening the first weekend of spring quarter in the community next to UC Santa Barbara - Full Story

Columns

Police History: Was Officer John Parker at fault for Abraham Lincoln’s death? Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Police History: Was Officer John Parker at fault for Abraham Lincoln’s death?

On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was happier and more relaxed than he had been since his besieged presidency began — by April 15, 1865, he would be dead - Full Story

Columns

The new heroin OD tool all cops may need Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

The new heroin OD tool all cops may need

There has been a big resurgence in heroin mainly because a legitimate prescription drug — Oxycontin — is now much more difficult to obtain - Full Story

Videos

300 officers to patrol Minn. town to prevent melee

The college town caused massive damage after another championship days earlier that put several officers in the hospital.

Videos

Chimp vs. KCPD police car

A 300 lb. chimp kept as a pet escaped and attacked a Kansas City police vehicle in 2010. It was eventually caught. No one was injured.

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Hawaii cop helps wife deliver their baby in squad car

Officer Mario Ochoa, who is assigned to the Kona Patrol, was driving his wife Ryan to the hospital when she said the baby was coming - Full Story



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