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August 19, 2014
Nightstick introduces two new dual-light products

Nightstick introduces two new dual-light products

Both flashlights offer LED lights, one for focused lighting and one for floodlighting, that can be used in tandem or separately - Full Story
August 19, 2014

Pregnant Ky. cop told to do field work or no pay

Officer Lyndi Trischler, who's been patrolling the streets of Florence, Kentucky, for the last 2.5 years, is 7.5 months pregnant - Full Story
August 19, 2014
3 Motorola devices unveiled at APCO 2014 enhance officer situational awareness

3 Motorola devices unveiled at APCO 2014 enhance officer situational awareness

Two-way radio, wearable microcomputer, and handheld device help process and organize information so you can focus on your job - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Obama: Time to review police militarization

Obama: Time to review police militarization

Obama said it would be useful to review how local law enforcement agencies have used federal grants that permit them to obtain heavier armaments - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Armed militias complicate situation on Texas border

Armed militias complicate situation on Texas border

Presence of armed militia members working on their own has added one more variable to an already complex situation - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Electric Fan Engineering announces body cooling device

Electric Fan Engineering announces body cooling device

The THERMAL STAR cools the body through waist-mounted air discharge nozzles, which can attach to spiral tubes and be worn over or under clothing - Full Story
August 16, 2014
US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

Attorney General Eric Holder said that when police and citizens need to restore calm, "I am deeply concerned that the deployment of military equipment and vehicles sends a conflicting message" - Full Story
August 15, 2014

NYC program uses ex-gang members to combat violence

$12.7M program will parachute reformed members onto the streets to quell beefs and into hospitals to implore shooting victims not to retaliate - Full Story
August 14, 2014

6 Democrats: Feds should look into NYPD in-custody death

Reps. Hakeem Jeffries and Yvette Clarke led a group of six who called into question whether the DA can adequately investigate the case - Full Story
August 14, 2014

Congressman wants to curb military surplus police program

Congressman plans to introduce a bill to restrict a DoD program that provides machine guns and other surplus military equipment for free to agencies - Full Story



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