Family of Sisters Killed in Trooper Crash Sue

ST. LOUIS — The family of two teenage sisters from Collinsville who died in a crash sued the state of Illinois Thursday for $24 million. A state trooper lost control of his police cruiser last fall and crashed into the sisters' car, resulting in their...

The Right to Bear Radar Guns

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Speeders beware. You may soon be on your neighbor's radar. The St. Joseph Police Department will begin loaning radar guns to residents worried about the lead-foots in their neighborhood. The new program, which is currently seeking...
Training for Analytical Skills

Training for Analytical Skills

Analytical skills help police managers, officers and analysts determine which problems are a policing priority and devise the best strategies to tackle them. There are a number of training options available for officers and analysts to improve analytical work and...
Third Suspect in Police Officer s Killing Caught

Third Suspect in Police Officer s Killing Caught

PHILADELPHIA — Police late last night captured the third suspect in the slaying of police Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski, beating a self-imposed deadline to nab Eric DeShawn Floyd, 33, before the policeman's funeral tomorrow. The takedown of Floyd came...
A Handler's Tough Call: Deploying a K-9

A Handler's Tough Call: Deploying a K-9

PITTSBURGH — Police dogs and their handlers spend lots of time together — at home, in training and on the street. They work hard and play hard, and stress is a constant companion. Over time, they develop a complex bond reflecting their unusual...

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