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Apr 7, 2020 02:28 PM

COVID-19: How public safety companies are assisting the frontline pandemic response

The businesses that equip and serve first responders are supporting the national emerge...

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Apr 7, 2020 01:00 PM

IAFC launches collection point for COVID-19 lessons learned

The organization will share best practices with sound merit and practical application f...

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Apr 7, 2020 12:39 PM

Fontana PD’s Internet Crimes Against Children team is one of the most aggressive units of its kind in the nation

The unit is tasked with reviewing and investigating some of the most depraved crimes im...

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Apr 7, 2020 12:01 PM

Opinion: TV show focuses much-needed spotlight on officer mental wellness

The April 8 episode of S.W.A.T. offers an open conversation about the complexity of pol...

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Apr 7, 2020 11:30 AM

IAFF: 5K firefighters quarantined nationwide

Jim Brinkley, assistant to the general president for technical assistance and informati...

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Apr 7, 2020 10:20 AM

Wash. city avoiding overtime, considering pay cuts amid pandemic

The city received backlash after a fire engine was temporarily taken out of service and...

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Apr 7, 2020 10:15 AM

Ala. city approves COVID-19 hazard pay for firefighters, police and COs

Each employee eligible for hazard pay will receive a 5% raise based on their base salary

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Apr 7, 2020 09:34 AM

Navigating the politics of COVID-19

State legislatures and feds follow governors’ lead for coronavirus response efforts

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Apr 7, 2020 08:57 AM

Ex-LA sheriff's request for release during pandemic denied

The judge denied Lee Baca's request, citing the precautions taken in federal prisons to...

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Apr 7, 2020 08:14 AM

Researchers conducting COVID-19 treatment study seek volunteers

The University of Minnesota will test the effectiveness of hyroxychloroquine in prevent...

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Apr 7, 2020 08:13 AM

Deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance Extended to June 30

Media Advisory   PONCE, Puerto Rico – Residents who lost their jobs because of the eart...

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Apr 7, 2020 07:35 AM

Little Caesars to give 1 million pizzas, allow customers to donate to LE and fire departments

The franchise chain plans to feed police and fire departments nationwide in the coming ...

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Apr 7, 2020 07:33 AM

Federal tax holiday proposal for first responders, corrections, healthcare workers introduced

If passed, the HEROES Act would provide four months of federal tax relief for firefight...

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Apr 7, 2020 07:16 AM

CARES Act and grant funding: How it will benefit local fire and EMS response

The Act provides $150 billion for a Coronavirus Relief Fund to make payments to local g...

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Apr 7, 2020 07:16 AM

7 fire departments bringing birthday joy to kids stuck at home

With birthday parties canceled due to COVID-19, firefighters across the country have st...

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Apr 7, 2020 06:56 AM

Minn. police ask for locations of people with COVID-19 diagnoses to boost responder safety

Police statewide are asking officials for the addresses of those infected so first resp...

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Apr 7, 2020 06:54 AM

COVID-19: Law enforcement deaths

Tracking the coronavirus-related deaths of U.S. police officers and other LE personnel

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Apr 7, 2020 06:44 AM

NJ officer dies from COVID-19 complications

Special Police Officer Tolbert A. Furr was a 25-year veteran of the Newark Police Depar...

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Apr 7, 2020 06:21 AM

2 NYPD auxiliary officers die of COVID-19

Auxiliary Sgt. Angel Leon and Auxiliary Officer Ramon Roman died due to coronavirus com...

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Apr 7, 2020 06:02 AM

On streets emptied by COVID-19, LA officials crack down on speeding

Officials are leaving lights on nighttime settings to help disrupt traffic patterns and...

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Apr 7, 2020 05:41 AM

'Old school' technique helps NH expert ID remains from 1969

New Hampshire State Police criminalist Timothy Jackson manually plotted the characteris...

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Apr 7, 2020 05:32 AM

Former FF-medic, now a pharmacist, donates hand sanitizer to FD

Former Canton Firefighter-Paramedic Rosario Carcione donated 30 48-ounce bottles of san...

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Apr 7, 2020 05:17 AM

Detroit, county considering hazard pay for front-line workers

Officials are considering increasing pay for first responders and other front-line work...

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Apr 6, 2020 10:32 PM

COVID-19 resources from LE organizations (updating)

Industry association websites, webinars and resources offer training, procedures and ad...

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Apr 6, 2020 09:56 PM

Put the feds to work for you

How crime data and information partnerships with federal agencies can drive down violen...

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