Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
than 40 officers in the area are learning how to respond in the event of an
never know where or when this type of situation is going to happen," said Bob
Reed, Holland Police Chief.
shooter trainings are happening across the country. Tuesday, officers from
several area departments gathered at Springfield High School for their own
happens in the biggest of cities, and the smallest of towns," Reed said. "It's
our obligation to make sure our officers are trained and able to respond to the
threat. It's not only our obligation to my officers, but to the citizens that
we all protect."
training involved different scenarios, such as how to move in a hallway, entering
rooms, clearing rooms, and doing it all safely and quickly.
goal is to make sure when agencies arrive on the scene, they react together.
very unlikely that you will have four, five, six officers from the same
department responding to something like this," explained Bryan Mangin of the Ohio
Highway Patrol's Special Response Team. "You'll have having the state patrol,
your local PD, the county…anybody, basically, that is in law enforcement will
be responding. It's important that all of those agencies are trained the same
Special Response Team will continue its training to more officers or Thursday.