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FL Woman Chokes Palm Bay Officer in Booking Room

Blog Calendar Posted: July 31, 2014
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FL woman chokes Palm Bay officer in booking room
While waiting to be booked into jail, a Florida woman slipped out of handcuffs and choked a Palm Bay police officer from behind. The suspect was subdued by other officers using a Taser and the victim officer was not seriously injured.

To read the article and see surveillance video go to http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/07/15/woman-chokes-police-officer-florida/12683465/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-newstopstories.

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Vermont Woman Acquitted After Cutting Officer's Throat

Blog Calendar Posted: July 30, 2014
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Vt. woman who cut officer’s throat acquitted of charges
A Vermont woman has been acquitted of attempted murder by a jury after she used a knife to cut an officer's throat at the Rutland City Police station in the booking area. The knife that she used had been missed when she was patted down earlier. The officer was cut cut near his jugular vein in the attack.

To read the article and see the surveillance video go to http://www.policeone.com/edged-weapons/articles/7251371-Vt-woman-who-cut-officer-s-throat-acquitted-of-charges/.

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Search Incident to Arrest Doesn't Usually Apply to Cell Phones

Blog Calendar Posted: July 29, 2014
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Search Incident to Arrest Doesn't Usually Apply to Cell Phones
The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that except in certain emergency circumstances, search incident to arrest does not extend to the arrested person's cell phone. According to Chief Justice John Roberts "Modern cellphones are not just another technological convenience. With all they contain and all they may reveal, they hold for many Americans the privacies of life,". Roberts went on to say that if police wanted to search a person's cell phone following an arrest "Get a warrant,".

To read the full article go to http://www.policeone.com/legal/articles/7322513-Supreme-Court-Warrant-required-to-search-cell-phones/.

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Georgia Officer Shoots Man with Sword

Blog Calendar Posted: July 28, 2014
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A Covington, GA officer responded to the call of a man walking in traffic brandishing a sword. Upon arrival the officer located the man near a tree line. According to authorities as the officer gave a verbal command the man became agitated and attacked the officer. The officer fired on the man, striking him one time.

Read the entire story at http://www.policemag.com/channel/patrol/news/2014/07/24/man-wielding-sword-shot-by-georgia-officer.aspx.

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Armed Suspects Flee Deputy and Go on Crime Spree

Blog Calendar Posted: July 25, 2014
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Chase and Capture of Carjacking Suspects in Jefferson County, Colorado
In Jefferson County, Colorado a deputy attempted to stop a car that fled. The deputy did not pursue per department policy and the armed occupants of the car allegedly went on a crime spree, including a carjacking with two people inside, two auto thefts and additional attempted auto thefts.

Both suspects were eventually taken into custody. Read the entire article and see video at http://www.lawofficer.com/article/news/colorado-traffic-stop-evolves.

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Officer Stops Driverless Truck

Blog Calendar Posted: July 24, 2014
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SC Officer Stps Runaway Truck
Recently in Chesnee, SC a man had been working on a pickup truck that went out of control and began driving in circles with no driver behind the wheel. When officers arrived they found the truck going round and round when one officer decided to try and stop it. And stop it he did.

See the article and dash cam video at http://www.policeone.com/rural-law-enforcement/articles/7199993-Video-SC-cop-stops-driver-less-runaway-truck/.

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31% Increase in Officer Line of Duty Deaths in First Half of 2014

Blog Calendar Posted: July 23, 2014
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During the first two quarters of 2014 a total of 67 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty compared to 51 during the same time period in 2013. Traffic accidents remain the leading cause of officer deaths but shooting fatalities increased by an alarming 56% from 2013.

Law enforcement continues to be a dangerous occupation for the men and women who chose it.  Read the entire article posted at http://www.policeone.com/Officer-Safety/articles/7396125-Officer-deaths-jump-nearly-one-third-in-first-half-of-2014/.

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