Anaheim Police Officer ‘Get Off My Lawn’ Shooting a Negligent Discharge?

Protests broke out overnight in southern California after a cell phone video emerged showing an off duty LAPD officer drawing and discharging his firearm while trying to forcibly remove a…

Domestic Violence: More Guns, Less Injury

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A new study shows that only 17 of 35,413 domestic violence incidents resulted in a gunshot wound. The study was based on police reports collected in Philadelphia in 2013. From psychcentral.com:…

Pew Research: White Male Pro-Gun Veteran Police Officers More Likely to Fire Weapon

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  Most Americans believe that the typical officer fires their weapon “on the streets” at least once in their life. According to a Pew Research Center self-reporting study, only 27 percent…

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Georgia Sheriff Offers Armed Defender a Gun, Gun Shop Gives Him a .38

On Friday, 3 February, 2017, 66-year-old Billy Harrell was being robbed in the parking lot of the restaurant he manages, the Ole Times Country Buffet in Dublin, Georgia. It was…

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California Correctional Officers Sue Sheriff Over On- and Off-the-Job Carry Rights

“Lake County correctional officers are once more suing their sheriff and county, this time claiming breach of contract in connection with their ability to carry guns. The December lawsuit alleges current…

Police Officers Previewing Use-of-Force Videos Before Making A Statement…an Unjustifiable Cop Carve Out?

“Should cops see body cam video before giving UOF (use of force) statements?” That’s the question posed in a debate sponsored by Lexipol (“America’s leading provider of state-specific policies and verifiable policy training for…

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Chicago Police Bodycam Video Shows Violence in Chiraq

“Chiraq” remains Chicago’s unwanted and unwelcome nickname.  Given the levels of violence, it should come as no surprise in a city 812 homicides and almost 4400 people shot during 2016. …

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New From Viridian: FACT Weapon-Mounted Video Camera

“Don’t let someone’s video tell a different story.” That’s the message behind Veridian’s new FACT (Fast Access Camera Technology), a weapons-mounted video camera. Veridian’s press release and some further photos…

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Armed Man Saves Wounded Arizona State Trooper

About 4:30 a.m. yesterday, an Arizona State Trooper was shot while investigating a rollover accident. The officer was then further attacked. The accident occurred on a remote section of I-10…

FL Firefighter Who Answered Door With Gun Cleared Under ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

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In March of last year, Miami-Dade Fire Captain Nick Marian of Miami Shores, Florida, answered a knock at his door and the ringing of his doorbell. He lives in a…

Sikh Temple Shooting Cop Reveals Gunfight Hero Syndrome

Republished with permission  from a forcescience.org email blast: An officer we’ll call Joe arrived at a residence to check out a 911 hang-up and interrupted a mentally disturbed man trying…

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Corpus Christi Man Shoots Three SWAT Officers: Not Guilty

Just before 9 a.m. on February 19, 2015, police executed a SWAT no-knock raid on Ray Rosas’ home in Corpus Christi, Texas. They had a warrant to arrest his nephew,…