Tag: Live PD
The Richland County Sheriff's Department officer spoke with A&E Real Crime about how being in the military and in law enforcement are similar, how social media has impacted policing and the importance of police transparency.
On January 13, 1982, there were two major accidents in Washington D.C.: a commercial plane crashed and plunged into the Potomac River, and a Metro train derailed. Police officer Steven O'Dell was deployed to the plane crash site and tells his story of working through the chaos.
Over the last century, dozens of highly publicized child kidnappings have shocked the nation and ignited a public effort to prevent them. Now, missing-child awareness campaigns help spread the word more widely and quickly, resulting in finding many more of these kids.
In an excerpt from Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction by Erika Janik, see how one early policewoman helped solve a sensational murder and the vital role the first policewomen played in busting prostitution rings, finding missing people and more.