A question of off duty carry for officers in light of recent events

The question was posed regarding best choices for off duty carry weapons for officers in light of recent tragedies. There is no one size fits all.

 

In light of recent events Officers are starting to carry off duty more and more. While seasoned officers may have an off duty weapon tucked away new officers are now asking, “what should I carry off duty?”  Continue reading “A question of off duty carry for officers in light of recent events”

Two FBI agents shot while serving warrant near Chicago

Two FBI agents were shot and injured while serving a warrant Tuesday morning outside Chicago, and the suspected shooter was later found dead inside the home, according to authorities. Continue reading “Two FBI agents shot while serving warrant near Chicago”

Upper Darby, PA. Sound tactics bring peaceful resolution to potential bad outcome

Officer James Hoback used deescalating tactics on a suicidal subject to peacefully negotiate a successful end to a crisis situation.

On May 18, officers responded to the 3800 block of Garrett Road for a call regarding a suicidal subject with a knife about 5:30 p.m.. The subjects plan was not to actually harm himself but rather to commit “suicide by cop”. Continue reading “Upper Darby, PA. Sound tactics bring peaceful resolution to potential bad outcome”

Saluda Co., S.C. Deputy, Suspect Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting

A Saluda County deputy was injured and a suspect shot during a law enforcement operation involving both Saluda and Lexington County deputies Friday afternoon.

Deputies from both jurisdictions were serving an arrest warrant on Old Lexington Road in Lexington County around 4 p.m. when the unnamed suspect tried to flee, the Saluda County Sheriff’s office said in a news release.  Continue reading “Saluda Co., S.C. Deputy, Suspect Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting”

Arlington, Tx. Officer shot, 1 suspect in custody

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Monday night, an Arlington Police officer was shot while assisting the Saginaw Police Department serve a felony arrest warrant for murder.

Officers from the Saginaw Police Department had a warrant for a man identified as 23 year old Joel Conner McCommon who was wanted for fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Miles last weekend.  Continue reading “Arlington, Tx. Officer shot, 1 suspect in custody”

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, NM assisted in rescue of 2 people from submerged vehicle

As reported by the Facebook fan page New Mexico Going Blue

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, as well as paramedics and good Samaritans, rescued an 80 year old mother and her 47 year old daughter from a submerged vehicle this past Thursday morning in Aztec, NM. A dump truck ran a small vehicle off the road and into an irrigation ditch, causing it to roll and sink in the churning waters.  Continue reading “San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, NM assisted in rescue of 2 people from submerged vehicle”

Yavapai County, AZ. Sheriff’s Deputy working with the community for the community

A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputy worked using available tools at his disposal to assist a member of the community who was despondent to a successful conclusion.

About 6 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a call of a man threatening to hurt himself after an argument with a female friend over relationship issues, YCSO spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said. The man, in his late teens, was driving around the area and a deputy located him on Loy Road.  Continue reading “Yavapai County, AZ. Sheriff’s Deputy working with the community for the community”

Chattanooga, TN. Officer saves suicidal woman from jumping off bridge

Police Officer Steven Meador responded to the Market Street Bridge where a distraught woman was ready to leap to her death. His quick thinking and fast actions saved her life.

The incident was recorded on the Officers vehicle dash camera and released along with the following description of the events. The short event lasts just over 2 minutes and could have ended very differently if not for the efforts of Officer Meador and others on the scene.  Continue reading “Chattanooga, TN. Officer saves suicidal woman from jumping off bridge”

Mount Holly, N.J. Police Officers make 7 year old Honorary Police officer who honored them

7 year old cancer victim Darien Hoefling spent his time recovering from two emergency surgeries making bracelets for the men and women of the Mount Holly Police Department to honor them. The Officers in turn honored Darien in a very special way.

On Thursday Officers from The Mount Holly Police Department gathered to pay tribute in the most significant way that they could to the 7 year old that they have come to know as “Deej” a little boy who has inspired them and captured their hearts.  Continue reading “Mount Holly, N.J. Police Officers make 7 year old Honorary Police officer who honored them”

Park County, WY Sheriff’s Office gets a thankful shout out

From the Park County, WY. Sheriff’s Office A citizen was impressed with the cordial manner of a Deputy and wanted to just say hello and thanks with some advice to young people.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office shared the shout out for all to see as they received it and added their thoughts of:

Pride, Professionalism, and Courtesy

Members of the Park County Sheriff’s Office strive to perform their duties each and every day with pride, professionalism, and courtesy.  Continue reading “Park County, WY Sheriff’s Office gets a thankful shout out”