Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

News 12 Asks: Are Police Properly Equipped?

The person who murdered Phoenix Police Officer David Uribe on Tuesday, May 10, 2005, will go on trial this week.

Between March 26 and April 5, 2009, nine police officers nationwide, which includes four in Oakland, CA, and three in Pittsburgh, PA, have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Kevin Kennedy of News 12 poses the question, are police properly equipped to handle the threats they face on the street?