Communications

Officer Killed, Ensuing Manhunt with Ill-Established Command and Control

 
[City Police] observed a subject wanted for the murder of a police officer and other serious crimes. Multiple agencies converged on the area, and the suspect opened fire on responding officers.

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Transfer of Unsearched Suspect between Agencies Leads to Suspect’s Suicide

 
A suspect was arrested after a foot chase and shooting a Deputy. He was arrested by a different agency and handed off to the investigating agency. During the transfer, officers on the scene failed to notify officers from the investigating agency that the suspect had not been properly searched.

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Collision During Covert Driving Tactics

 
Multiple officers responded to a Prowler Call in the early morning hours. Both officers turn off their headlights and break lights as they arrived in the neighborhood. As officers are arriving, an officer on the scene spots the suspect and broadcasts this information to other responding officers.

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Bomb Threat – Hoax Call

 
Unknown caller phoned into a school of higher education that a male person was on campus and in a specific building with an assault rifle.

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