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Beverly Hills Police Department Completes Rollout of Body-Worn Cameras

After a series of four-hour training sessions, the Beverly Hills Police Department last week became the latest to require nearly all sworn officers to wear body-worn cameras — a welcomed move in a city devoted to safety and transparency. “I … Continue reading

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OCFA Chief Orders Decryption of Firefighter Radios

The Orange County Fire Authority has reversed its decision to encrypt its radio and dispatch communications that was initiated Monday. The encryption was part of the county’s upgrade of its 800 MHz Countywide-Coordinated Communications System, managed by the Orange County … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Oil Refinery Explosion Shakes City With Huge Fireball

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery from CNBC. An orange fireball filled the sky in Philadelphia early Friday after an explosion at an oil refinery in the southwest part of the city. From Pennsylvania to New Jersey, there were … Continue reading

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Radio Amateur to Lose License as Part of Enforcement Case Settlement

A New Jersey radio amateur, David S. Larsen Sr., WS2L, of Highland Park, will surrender his Amateur Extra-class license and pay a $7,500 civil penalty as part of a Consent Decree with the FCC to settle an enforcement action. An … Continue reading

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3 Burglary Suspects Arrested After Pursuit on 60 Fwy Ends With Box Truck Tearing Off Door in South El Monte

BY CINDY VON QUEDNOW, KTLA, Published 10:46 AM, January 18, 2019. Updated AT 05:20 PM, JANUARY 18, 2019 Three burglary suspects involved in a high-speed pursuit along the 60 Freeway surrendered after a box truck tore off their car’s door as the … Continue reading

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LAPD used drone for first time in recent Koreatown standoff that ended with arrest of robbery suspect

By JOSH CAIN | jcain@scng.com | Los Angeles Daily News PUBLISHED: January 15, 2019 at 3:28 pm | UPDATED: January 15, 2019 at 3:33 pm The Los Angeles Police Department used a drone for the first time during a standoff last week between SWAT officers and a … Continue reading

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Police Set to Beef Up Security at Schools if Teachers Strike

Los Angeles teachers have said they will strike on Monday if a labor deal isn’t reached. By Eric Leonard – NBC Los Angeles Published Jan 11, 2019 at 5:37 PM | Updated at 8:53 PM PST on Jan 11, 2019 Law … Continue reading

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Police and Fire Memorabilia Show January 19th

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Uniden Announces New SDS-200 Scanner

Introducing the SDS200, Uniden’s latest and most advanced base/mobile digital trunking scanner. The SDS200 incorporates the latest True I/Q receiver technology, which provides the best digital decode performance in the industry, even in challenging receive environments. The SDS200’s other major … Continue reading

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El Segundo will receive a new fire engine and emergency equipment worth $1.15 million from Chevron Corporation

By David Rosenfeld | drosenfeld@scng.com | The Daily BreezePUBLISHED: January 7, 2019 at 5:23 pm | UPDATED: January 7, 2019 at 5:35 pm The El Segundo Fire Department will get a lot of new equipment later this year, thanks to … Continue reading

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