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 >>
officers in Walbridge are testing out new kind of camera that they say will cut
back on crime.
new camera is smaller than a key, and an officer can wear it on their pocket.
They say having an extra set of eyes will make a big difference on the streets.
DUIs, we're going to catch that person slurring, we're going to catch that
person on camera wobbling," said Jeffrey Goetz, Jr., an investigator with the
Walbridge Police Department.
also says the camera will help in drug busts.
we find drugs in a vehicle, there's no question because this will pick up
everything that I find when I search a vehicle," he said. "If I pull marijuana
out of a center console, there's no question where it came from…Since the
camera doesn't lie, criminals can't lie about what happens on the scene."
are testing the camera out to see if they will buy more. Officers say it helps
them complete reports faster and more accurately.