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NY assigns town officials cars with sirens, lights

The lights and sirens allow the 16 officials to quickly respond to events "to assess imminent threats to the public" - Full Story

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Reaction, movement and response times

In this video, Dave Smith talks with Joseph Ferrera about the differences between reaction and response time. In order to train well, one must be able to distinguish between the two.

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Denver dispatcher quits after 911 caller is killed

Dispatcher has resigned after failing to relay key information to officers responding to a woman who was killed 12 minutes into a call - Full Story

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Former Dallas chiefs call civilian hiring plan 'vicious cycle'

Chief David Brown has a plan to save taxpayer money next year: Hire officers below the attrition rate, get current officers back on the streets and hire cheaper civilian employees to take their place - Full Story

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Calif. police ask for funds to double helicopter's air time

Department is asking the City Council to set aside $397K to double the amount of time helicopter can spend patrolling Oakland - Full Story

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Ariz. police helicopter crashes, pilots OK

In the 15 seconds between complete engine failure and hitting the ground, officers were able to locate a field and make a hard landing.

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Ariz. police helicopter crashes, pilots OK

Ariz. police helicopter crashes, pilots OK

In the 15 seconds between complete engine failure and hitting the ground, officers were able to locate a field and make a hard landing - Full Story

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Miami cops impound Lyft cars in ride-sharing sting

County has escalated its enforcement of the defiant car-service industry, joining forces with the Miami-Dade Police Department to catch scofflaw drivers - Full Story

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Fla. cop rescues 3 kids from burning home

The deputy broke out a window, crawled in and handed the kids out to a waiting officer - Full Story

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Video: Ohio cops kill pit bulls mauling young girl

Dash cam footage has been released capturing police as they fatally shoot two pit bulls brutally attacking a 6-year-old girl - Full Story



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