A South Salt Lake police officer and former Marine who was killed on duty when a man driving a stolen SUV rammed into him was remembered at a public funeral as a humble public servant and loving husband and father.
London assault prompted federation to question lack of support from passersby
A senior officer has warned the public against helping police deal with violent suspects, following anger about the failure of passersby to intervene during an attack on two officers that was filmed and widely shared online.
The Metropolitan police assistant commissioner Sir Steve House said people should only help officers in such situations “if they can safely do so”. Continue reading...
Call follows assault on two officers in south London
Police officers could start letting violent suspects go if they do not get the backing of the public, a federation leader has warned.
The chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation, Ken Marsh, spoke out after video footage appearing to show two officers locked in a violent struggle as they tried to make an arrest was shared thousands of times on social media. Continue reading...