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Retired North Carolina officer bikes cross country to raise awareness for suicide among first responders
Retired Gaston police officer Chris Lowrance is biking more than 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness about mental health and suicide among first responders. Having set out from Astoria, Oregon, he […]
Legislation aiming to encourage teenagers to pursue law enforcement careers has been signed into law in Oklahoma. According to McAlester News, House Bill 1026 will allow the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology […]
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Ninety-nine percent of sheriffs, chiefs and command staff either trust polygraphs too much, or not enough. But you’re about to learn everything you need to know, and if you put it all in […]
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Amazon’s Ring, a camera unit that attaches to doorbells and other areas to monitor users’ homes, is changing the way police request video footage after calls for more transparency. Previously, police would make […]
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Chicago’s police superintendent recently announced the creation of a community policing plan to direct all areas of the department – from patrols to executive staff – to be more engaged in building trust […]
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Baldwin County Sheriff’s Deputy William “Bill” Smith has laid down his life while rescuing a swimmer off Alabama’s Gulf Coast. According to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, on the evening of June 6, […]
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New Jersey Supreme Court rules in favor of disclosing the identity of police officers disciplined for misconduct
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of overturning policies that shield the identity of officers subjected to internal discipline for misconduct. The year-long lawsuit arose from directives by New Jersey Attorney […]
Two Austin police officers surprised a 19-year-old girl with a new camera after a safe-and-well check in a heart-warming story that shows the compassion of police officers. Officers Chastity Salazar and Alexandra Parker […]
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Police officer who began working after 9/11 explains how public sentiment towards police has changed
A veteran police officer in the tristate area who chose to remain anonymous for privacy reasons explained to Business Insider how the law enforcement profession has changed since he joined around the time […]
Recent flooding in Port Clinton led to the rescue of a family trapped in high flood waters by officers from the Put-in-Bay Police Department. The area in Northeastern Ohio has recently been declared […]
An awkward but funny exchange between a Mississippi officer and his boss went viral. According to the Gulfport Police Department, the officer texted his sergeant to notify him of a small accident involving […]
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The state of Georgia will receive over $6.7 million dollars in in the form of 63 grants to the Law Enforcement Training Grant Program, which aims to provide essential training for state and […]
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Officer Diane F. Halbran, who died of a cancer she developed from working at the World Trade Center site following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, was honored by the NYPD with a […]
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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) will host a free, virtual event with goals of bridging communication gaps and improving coordination with community organizations regarding policing. The event will be held on June […]
Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed a bill aiming to prevent problematic police officers from job-hopping by expanding the scope of decertification. The bill, introduced by Rep. Moore Omokunde, would create statutes to de-certify officers […]
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Many of us can relate to the moment of deflation when the cops show up at a party. But hold the phone — in a recent case of a Chicago police officer who […]
How does one go from a career as a pro footballer to becoming a police officer? That is the fascinating story of Aaron Karlen, who is now a member of the Wausau Police […]
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Three Good Samaritans rushed to the aid of a Modesto Police Officer after he was tackled to the ground by a car break-in suspect. The officer confronted the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Daniel […]
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