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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 >>
City of Toledo could soon expand a program that's letting some residents know when
a crime is happening in their neighborhood.
Old Orchard neighborhood has been using the "Eye Citizen" system for several
months. Residents are getting 911 alerts texted to their phones. The system
uses longitude and latitude to bring in 911 alerts from a quarter-mile radius
around their home.
Councilman Tom Waniewski says he wants to expand the system citywide.
also allows for an extra pair of eyes for the police department," he said. "If
you get a text alert that there's a burglary happening a half a block from
where you live, and you can poke your head out your window to see if there's a
van, a suspicious person going by, then that can help the police. I think that's
what we were looking for."
could vote next week to spend the $50,000 they approved earlier this year to
let programmers get started on the expansion.
program is completely voluntary, and there is no cost to residents who sign up
for it. It could be available citywide in early July.