A police officer was wounded in the lower body early this morning after a robbery was reported with shots fired at a Holiday Inn in Alexandria.
As police began to search the area of North Old Town, a suspect was located a short distance away from the robbery location. Officers began a foot pursuit when one of the officers was hit in the leg at the intersection of Royal and Second Streets in Alexandria by the suspect who fired on police. The officer will survive his injuries and is in fair condition stated Alexandria Police PIO Courtney Ballantine.
K-9 units were brought in to track the suspect when a second gunfight between officers and the subject began. Several parts [...]
Constable Zachary Rolfe, an officer with the Northern Territory Police was committed to stand trial yesterday for murder in an incident that has shocked police around the country and around the world.
Rolfe was charged with murder after the death of indigenous teen Kumanjayi Walker who was fatally shot during an arrest attempt in the remote community of Yuendumu in November 2019.
In a staggering lack of transparency by a local court, Judge John Birch ordered the reasoning behind his judgment to send the case to a higher court for trial suppressed, preventing publication of his reasons for committing the case against Constable Rolfe to [...]
The Police Chief of Ocala, Florida Greg Graham was the single victim of a plane crash in Dunnellon, Florida where he was the only occupant of the aircraft said Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods in a press conference this afternoon.
The plane came down in the 9700 block of Southwest 140th Ave. in Dunnellon which is close to Marion County’s airport. The crash site was reached by deputies and fire department personnel at approximately 11:30 am this morning.
Graham was reported to have only recently gained his private pilot’s license according to the mayor of Ocala, Kent Guinn. Guinn has appointed Deputy Chief Mike Balken as the interim chief.
REDDING, Calif. — In spite of recent calls for defunding police departments across the country which have led the headlines for months, nationwide polls show that most Americans overwhelmingly agree that patrol officers are invaluable and an absolute necessity to ensure the safety and security of the residents they serve.
However, with a seemingly never-ending stream of 911 calls, today’s patrol officers are stretched to the breaking point. Officers in many cities describe their shifts as being spent racing from call to call, leaving them little time to deal with or address their area’s ongoing, long-term problems – many of which are at the very root of the volume of calls [...]