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 Fenton Home Furnishings continued its history of local philanthropy with recent gifts to the Fenton and Linden police and fire departments.  The company gave the Fenton Police Department $2,000. Police Chief Jason Slater said the money is going toward an upgrade to the software on the department’s LiveScan fingerprint device. LiveScan allows fingerprints for background
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Allison Needles / The News Tribune Kent police have recovered hundreds of stolen catalytic converters and made multiple arrests following an investigation into skyrocketing thefts across the region. The Kent Detective Unit recovered 800 catalytic converters and seized about $40,000 in cash, the department announced Friday. The suspects in custody have been traveling to the
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SALEM — The city’s police officers could soon wear body cameras when on duty. Salem’s annual budget for the coming fiscal year includes an $11.6 million capital improvement plan that provides $90,000 for body-worn cameras for police. The five-year plan calls for another $65,000 to go toward the technology for each of the next four years. The
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<img alt="" class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/FsrEw8JSoxA/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidth With neighboring communities like Somerville and Boston adopting police body camera programs, Cambridge officials are making moves to follow suit after batting around the idea for over a year. Cambridge Police Commissioner Branville Bard and City Manager Louis DePasquale said they have been in preliminary talks with the unions and in
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The Anchorage Police Department’s headquarters in downtown Anchorage. (Hannah Lies/Alaska Public Media) Since 2019, 11,402 people have had their birth dates and driver’s license numbers published accidentally due to a glitch in the Anchorage Police Department records system, the department announced Wednesday. APD said an employee discovered the issue with traffic collision report records in
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LAKELAND — Lakeland officials have all but indicated they would be in favor purchasing all new body and in-vehicle dashboard cameras for the Lakeland Police Department.  The commissioners’ decision to move a step closer to purchasing cameras was undoubtedly influenced by the positive experiences shared by Chief Jeff O’Dell, of Kissimmee Police Department, and Lt. Allan Kolak, of
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Only about 1 in 4 police departments in Allegheny County uses body cameras, but that number could soon grow thanks in part to a bill that won near-unanimous support from county council Tuesday. The legislation would create a working group to help municipal police forces evaluate camera options, seek funding, and develop policies for using
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Commission today will hear additional information from the police department on an estimated $66.7 million plan to incorporate recommendations from three reports that found the department mishandled aspects of its response to last year’s protests against racism and police brutality. The commission may hold a vote to
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The Southwest Finland Police Department is investigating multiple cases involving the illegal trade of bicycles. According to a press release, numerous operators have been selling hundreds of two-wheelers on the black market every year.  Some are suspected of selling 7,000–10,000 second-hand bicycles over a span of four years without declaring the mandatory sales tax on
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At Monday’s Boonville City Council Meeting, the Boonville Police Department was presented several awards for going above and beyond while saving the life of individuals. Boonville City Administrator Kate Fjell said members of the police department  received several awards, which included: Lifesaving Medals; Sons of the American Revolution Lifesaving Award; House Resolution for Lifesaving presented
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