Brits Consider Arming Cops

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“Police chiefs will consider the possibility of offering a gun to every frontline police officer in England and Wales, to counter the threat of a marauding terrorist attack,” theguardian.com reports….

Trying to Shoot Pitbull, LA Cops Hit and Kill Teen

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“While trying to shoot a dog that had attacked an officer, deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office instead struck [ 17-year-old Amando] Garcia-Muro.” washintonpost.com reports. “Their bullets ricocheted…

RETRACTION: Sheriff Howard Sills Did Not Renege on Reward

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Yesterday, on June 17, we posted an article that claimed that Sheriff Howard Sills reneged on the reward for the capture of escaped convicts. We relied on a video from…

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Blames Revolving Door Justice for Surging ‘Gun Violence’

Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Davis is mad as hell — at the city’s revolving door justice system. (Video after the jump) After monitoring the judicial results of arrests for firearms-related…

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Court: Deputy OK to Shoot Driver Even Though He Put Himself In Front of the Car

The Force Science Institute writes: A federal appellate court has ruled that a sheriff’s deputy was justified in shooting dead the driver of a car heading toward him as a…

U.S. Monitors Solvent Trap Purchases, Shares the Data with Australia, Leads to Arrests

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Australia has no Second Amendment, no Fourth Amendment, no Fifth Amendment, no First Amendment. There are only a few rights actually protected by the Australian constitution, and they are weakly protected….

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Why Most Cops Are Lousy Shots

“On Tuesday evening, the Salinas City Council voted to give the police department the go ahead to buy 70 new shotguns for $47,905, specifically Remington 870s with a price tag…

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Quote of the Day: The Ferguson Effect Hits UK Police, Too

“Officers have seen what happens to their colleagues who have had to use lethal force to protect the public. Increasingly, they seem to be portrayed as suspects, based, I can…

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Force Science Institute: Cops Debate Warning Shots

The Force Science Institute asked their law enforcement audience for their opinion on warning shots. This, after the International Association of  Chiefs of Police Chiefs recommended that police agencies OK warning shots under certain guidelines. According…

SIG SAUER to NJ State Police: Blame Your Cheap Ammo, Not Us

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Last week we reported that the NJ State Police are suing SIG SAUER because, according to the NJSP, the P229 handguns that SIG SAUER sold them were jam-o-matics. SIG SAUER has since responded and,…

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San Bernardino Terrorist Attack: Cops Had 10 Percent Hit Rate

“The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s 55-page interoffice memo . . . lays out exactly how law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to the Inland Regional Center within minutes of…

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Fort Worth Police Officer on Shotgun ND: I Wasn’t Trained Properly

The family of Craigory Adams wants to know if Fort Worth police officer Courtney Johnson shot their relative by accident. That depends on what you call an accident. From star-telegram.com:…