The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line. Suspect contacts, witness interviews, foot pursuits, citizen complaints, angry sergeants, and endless report writing are day-to-day activities for a patrol officer who knows that the “routine” is anything but routine.
Investigators are being credited for their quick arrest of the man who tried to detonate a bomb in NYC. "Jack Bauer might have caught him in '24'," said Police Commissioner Kelly. "But in the real world, 53's not bad." Good old-fashioned police work
Investigators have spoken to the registered owner of an SUV used as a homemade car bomb. Police claim it's too early to say whether the failed terrorist attack was of foreign or domestic origin. Investigation making 'substantial progress'
After the most recent attack in Hemet, the City Council declared a state of emergency and will make security improvements to the police department. The stress of these attacks is taking a toll on the officers. Police remain vigilant