Police Issues: Canadian girl (17) arrested, handcuffed, raped in police car – officer aquitted

In a series of posts and pages, we’re going to be looking at some of the troubles that police forces around the world is facing, emphasizing the US. First off, however, is a news report that surfaced today. A woman is suing a police officer who locked her in the back of a van with …

Toronto: Police Hesitant to Respond to Burglar Alarms

From TheStar.com: Police argue false burglary alarm response ties up frontline officers, potentially taking them away from real emergencies and wastes valuable resources. This is an age old discussion between private security and LE: who should respond first to private alarm systems, and what kind of verifivcation should there be, if any, before the police …

Thinking Internally – combating a police force’s feeling of invincibility

Traditionally speaking, security has mainly been in the hands of the military and the police, in whatever form they might exist at the time and place. Public security is still the charge of the police, and the military to some extent. That, however, becomes a problem when looking at the security of security – i.e. …

115 Police Officers, 140 police issue bullets, 60 police vehicles, 13 officers firing weapons, 2 UNARMED DEAD.

Sounds like a joke, doesn’t it? Except that very last part, it certainly was. From Cleveland.com: A November car chase ended in a “full blown-out” firefight, with glass and bullets flying, according to Cleveland police officers who described for investigators the chaotic scene at the end of the deadly 25-minute pursuit. The only problem in …

Best Stocking Stuffers Ever, or Toys’R’Us for Security

If you’re anything like us, you’re not even remotely done with the Christmas shopping. Hell, we’ve decided not to even start until we know if there’s still a world to wake up to tomorrow. Only time will tell, we suppose. If nothing else, this end-of-the-world thing might save our wallets from a cataclysmic event. Seems …