News >> Browse Articles

Browse News Articles

  • +56

    Officer Catches Woman Jumping Off Bridge Into Train's Path

    Officer Catches Woman Jumping Off Bridge Into Train's Path
    ROANOKE, VA - Just as a woman flung herself off the 10th Street bridge into the path of an oncoming freight train, Roanoke police Officer N.D. Comas caught her leg. "Let me die!" she screamed. "Let me die." Comas, 28, had been patrolling nearby with his car windows down and heard the woman threatening to jump, he said Monday. As a ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +56
  • +56

    Deputies 'Fight for Their Lives' During Traffic Stop

    Deputies 'Fight for Their Lives' During Traffic Stop
    WEST PALM BEACH — Two deputies who were "fighting for their lives" this morning, wrestled with an impaired motorist and even used stun guns before one of the deputies fatally shot the man, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said. The man's name has not been released. Bradshaw said two deputies on patrol this morning spotted a blue Ford Explorer apparently broken down on ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +56
  • +55

    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker

    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker
    SAN FRANCISCO - As The San Francisco Examiner first reported, a jiu-jitsu instructor saved a San Francisco police officer from a pummeling after an alleged incident involving a Muni citation. Now, there is a video of the event. Police say that 23-year-old Paris Augusta assaulted a police officer after the cop escorted him off a Muni bus following a routine fare ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +55
  • +55

    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground

    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground
    MIAMI, FL - Police chiefs in Florida have defended an officer who was filmed slamming a woman into the sand during an arrest. Video footage of Sara Greenback's arrest became an internet sensation after it was posted on YouTube. The 25-year-old was slammed to the ground in a wrestling-style move by Lt Douglas Simon after she was thrown out of a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +55
  • +55

    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church

    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church
    BARTOW, FL - First he switched the jail menu to dish up cheaper food. Then he changed the TV options to up educational viewing and curb sports and violence. Now Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is rejecting basketball; he had inmates uproot the jail's hoops. "This is a county jail; it is not a gymnasium," Judd said today. "It's not some ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +55
  • +54

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job
    In light of a recent newspaper article about police salaries in New Jersey being among the highest in the nation: First off, let’s remind ourselves that New Jersey’s cost of living is one of, if not the highest, in the country, and that most jobs in New Jersey, including private sector jobs, pay more than other states. The article in question ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +54
  • +54

    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault

    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault
    SEATTLE - A 17-year-old girl who had a confrontation Monday with a Seattle police officer was charged Friday with third-degree assault. The girl, whom Seattlepi.com is not naming because she was charged as a juvenile, pushed the officer Ian Walsh, who retaliated by punching her in the videotaped incident, which drew some nationwide criticism. The Seattle Police Officers' Guild president backed ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +54
  • +53

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial
    INDIANAPOLIS - Military traditions befitting a lost warrior will be on full display Tuesday as the city marks the funeral of a fallen police officer. Bagpipes, a 21-gun salute and a rider-less horse will be among the symbolic gestures to help the family of officer David Moore in their grief, along with his police comrades and the community at large. Planners ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +53
  • +53

    Citizen Stops Kidnapper, Rescues 8-year-old Girl

    Citizen Stops Kidnapper, Rescues 8-year-old Girl
    FRESNO, Calif. — A Good Samaritan who spotted a suspected kidnapper and cut him off in traffic rescued an abducted Fresno girl Tuesday. "It was truly a miracle of God," said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer in announcing the arrest of a 24-year-old gang member on suspicion of kidnapping the 8-year-old girl from in front of her central Fresno home Monday ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +53
  • +53

    Coffee With TheSarge: Happy 4th Birthday PoliceLink!

    Coffee With TheSarge: Happy 4th Birthday PoliceLink!
    Have a cup of coffee on me. April 1 is a special day. Congratulations to you, the members and visitors of PoliceLink. This is our 4th year on the internet. We initially launched in April 2007. Our longevity is in large part due to your faithfulness and dedication for PoliceLink. While other social media sites have come and gone, PoliceLink continues ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +53
  • +53

    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe

    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe
    Note: The Following is an Opinion Column For several years one of my biggest heroes has been ‘Sheriff Joe,” the colorful Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County. If ever there was a face for Arizona’s fearless fight against illegal immigrants it is the Massachusetts-born lawman whose no-nonsense approach towards crime in Phoenix has enthralled millions just like me. Now comes word ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +53
  • +53

    SWAT Team Captures Georgia Cop Killer

    SWAT Team Captures Georgia Cop Killer
    The man who shot and killed Chattahoochee Hills Police Lieutenant Mike Vogt surrender today after a SWAT team surrounded his home. Robert Cook, 44, will now face murder charges after he shot Vogt with a high-powered rifle during a traffic stop. Cook was drinking in the middle of the road when Vogt arrived in his cruiser. After Cook was asked for ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +53
  • +52

    Detective Volunteers For Layoff to Save Co-Worker's Job

    Detective Volunteers For Layoff to Save Co-Worker's Job
    HAMILTON — Becoming a Butler County sheriff’s deputy was a great fit and a dream come true for Ed Tanner. Protecting people is all he ever wanted to do. On July 22, that dream will end when he becomes one of many to lose his job due to budget cuts. But it didn’t have to happen. The 31-year-old has worked 10 ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +52
  • +51

    America's Toughest Sheriff Hosting 'Mugshot of the Day'

    America's Toughest Sheriff Hosting 'Mugshot of the Day'
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - He is known for dressing inmates in pink underwear and feeding them green baloney. And now America's toughest Sheriff has come up with a new initiative to give the public a voice in law enforcement - an online Mugshot of the Day competition. Arizona-based Joe Arpaio, known for his uncompromising stance on crime, is letting the public ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +51
  • +51

    Court Rules Police Can Pull Up Suspects' Saggy Pants

    Court Rules Police Can Pull Up Suspects' Saggy Pants
    ST. PAUL, MN - White Castle, weed and baggy pants. It has all the elements of a comedy, but throw in a concealed handgun, a suspected drug deal and a wardrobe malfunction, and it's a Minnesota Court of Appeals case that even compelled a judge to quote an "American Idol" audition. St. Paul police officer Kara Breci and her partner spotted ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
  • +51

    Semper Fidelis! Happy 235th Birthday Marines

    Semper Fidelis! Happy 235th Birthday Marines
    NEW YORK - As we celebrate the 235th birthday of the Marine Corps today, on the eve of Veterans Day, it is fascinating to explore why the smallest branch of the armed forces holds such a big place in American society. To start, Marines historically have taken disproportionate casualties, a trend that has continued during the global war on terror. The ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
  • +51

    Calling All Cars: A Little Girl Has a Request

    Calling All Cars: A Little Girl Has a Request
    Hello old PoliceLink friends! This morning I received a message from a friend of mine, who I've known for 10 or more years. My friend, Lou Jordan, is very active in supporting both law enforcement and fire / rescue officers. A few days ago Lou received a request from the family of an extremely ill little girl named Kelsey. From my ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
  • +50

    Police Solve Officer's Killing From 1983

    Police Solve Officer's Killing From 1983
    FARMERS BRANCH, TX - Farmers Branch police officer Lowell Clayton "L.C." Tribble was on his way back to work about 1 a.m. in August 1983, after dropping off flu medicine at home for his ailing 2-year-old son. Within moments, someone gunned down the 38-year-old officer inside his patrol car, and police struggled to capture his killer for nearly three decades. Friday, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +50
  • +50

    IL Officer Cleared of 'Honeybee' Murder Charges

    IL Officer Cleared of 'Honeybee' Murder Charges
    WILL COUNTY, IL - Admitting they arrested the wrong man, Will County authorities abruptly announced late Tuesday they will drop the murder charge filed against Lynwood Police Officer Brian Dorian. The stunning announcement came four days after a similarly stunning announcement from the same authorities — that a suburban cop was the man who randomly shot three people near the Illinois/Indiana ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +50
  • +50

    NFL Players Find Way to Give Back to Police

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Wearing a red Santa hat and his trademark grin, Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward brought a bag full of GPS units to the Pittsburgh police Highland Park station Tuesday morning. Ward and six other players presented the 28 navigational units to the Zone 5 station, which lost three officers in a shooting this year. "We want to give ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +50
PoliceLink School Finder

Save time in your search for a criminal justice degree program. Use PoliceLink's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

Recent Activity

Photo-editor-plus-1394587715106_max30
Tysyty posted in: "3 Word Response", 8 minutes ago.
3001000a45w_1__max30
rockgpd is ranked No.3 for the day in PoliceTrivia, 17 minutes ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
mustang_gt428 received the quiz result of "You have some things your department will want to clear up.", 18 minutes ago.