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 >>
firefighters in Fostoria could soon be out of work, but the chief says he's
taking a proactive approach to protect his division.
firefighter positions are on the chopping block due to a shortage in funding –
that's about 40 percent of the staff.
department has created an online petition, asking the community to show support
for their heroes.
Chief Keith Loreno says when it comes to fire departments, people often don't
realize how important it is to be fully staffed until it's too late.
your garbage isn't picked up on Monday, everybody knows within a week that
there's a problem in the community," Loreno said. "The problem with the fire
department is, if you don't really stay on top of it and people don't see that
we've had reduced services, they don't know there's an issue until there's
actually an emergency. Of course, that's really a bad time to find out."
petition will be sent to FEMA next Thursday, with the hope of getting a $1.2
million grant to hold onto all eight positions for the next two years.