Alabama became the latest state to remove license requirements for carrying a concealed weapon in public, as several states debate similar measures this session. Known as “porting without a license” or “constitutional porting” legislation, the bills have been roundly criticized by police and gun control advocates, who argue that removingRead More →

PATRICK COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Blacksburg man is behind bars after being charged with multiple crimes, including an attempted break and enter in Patrick County. Patrick County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Ronald Scott Richards, Jr., 30, was identified as a suspect in an attempted break and enter at theRead More →

Relations between the tribes and law enforcement have been strained since the McGirt decision transformed the state’s justice system. Now, Hughes County Sheriff Marcia Maxwell said her department’s relationship with the Lighthorse Police of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is at breaking point. Hughes sent a two-page open letter advising theRead More →

BELEN — Nearly two dozen county residents turned up in person Saturday night at Belen City Hall to interview local law enforcement officials and prosecutors about crime issues in their communities, while which many were watching from home via Facebook Live. Valencia County Commissioner Joseph Bizzell asked if the agenciesRead More →

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday January 14 Suspicious vehicle, Second Avenue W, Evansville. Help another agency, Interstate 94. Public Assistance, North Nelson Street, Nelson. Suspicious vehicle, vehicle parked oddly in driveway, County Road 1 NW, Evansville. Public Assistance, Mud Lake Lane SW. Public Assistance, Central Avenue S, Kensington. Fraud, receivedRead More →

ROMNEY, W.Va. — Eight area residents, including two former Mineral County deputy sheriffs and an Allegany County EMS official, have been charged with hunting crimes that span three Virginia counties- Western and part of Maryland. West Virginia Natural Resources Police Lt. Timothy L. White said Tuesday that 223 charges involvingRead More →

TOPEKA — Supporters of Kansas House legislation banning no-knock search warrants by law enforcement sparked outrage and rebukes Monday from lawmakers with professional experience as investigators, attorneys and judges in the Kansas. Representative Brett Fairchild, a Republican from St. John, joined his Republican and Democratic peers in the House toRead More →

Law enforcement agencies in Upper Arlington, Grove City, Hillard and Obetz will also receive funding for body camera programs. Columbus, Ohio- Editor’s note: The distribution of funds provided to law enforcement agencies presented in this article has been updated. The original numbers provided by Gov. Mike DeWine’s office were incorrect.Read More →

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s District 7 Office in Fountain Hills reported that deputies responded to a spate of vehicle break-ins during the week of Thursday, Jan. 6, through Wednesday, Jan. 12. Here is a report of all the incidents they responded to. * On Thursday January 6, deputies responded toRead More →

December 8 — During the last few nights, a wave of car break-ins swept through the city. According to a Lockport Police lieutenant, the perpetrators have not been identified but strike different neighborhoods every night. “They tend to do one zone per night,” Lt. Marshall Belling said. “We don’t knowRead More →

Video: Dashcam shows moments before shooting involving deputy Dashcam shows moments leading up to shooting involving deputy Fourni, Florida today While many details remain unknown about Friday’s shooting deaths of two Cocoa teens — 16-year-old Angelo “AJ” Crooms and 18-year-old Sincere Pierce — the circumstances that would justify a sheriff’sRead More →