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Newtown Responders Suffer from PTSD

January 29, 2013
At least one Newtown (Conn.) Police officer has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and several others report psychological effects from responding to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
<p>Screenshot via Fox News.</p>

Gun Range Bars Vermont Cops

January 29, 2013
A Vermont gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.

Ind. Officers Could Get Dementia Training

January 29, 2013
Indiana police officers would get more information on handling Hoosiers suffering with dementia if a bill passed by the Indiana House on Tuesday becomes law.
<p>Screenshot via KING 5.</p>

Former Wash. Cop 'Failed' Polygraph, Sues Over Job Loss

January 28, 2013
A former Snohomish (Wash.) Police sergeant sued the county sheriff, after he was denied a job with the agency following a polygraph test.

La. Cop Makes Disabled Teen a Cop for Birthday

January 25, 2013
Blaize Richard's life dream has been to be a police officer, said his mother, Angie Richard, so for his 18th birthday on July 28, she coordinated a visit from one of the Jennings, La., Police Department's officers.

Camden County Police Vote Postponed

January 25, 2013
Camden (N.J.) Police officers opted to put off a vote on terms offered for jobs on a new Camden County-run force, according to two officers who attended a closed-door union meeting Thursday evening.
<p>Photo courtesy of LAPD.</p>

Oakland Hires Bratton As Consultant

January 25, 2013
The city of Oakland has hired William Bratton to develop a public safety plan for California's most violent city. The City Council voted 7-1 to hire Bratton Wednesday, and awarded the former chief's security company a $250,000 contract.

Off-Duty Cop Stops Hospital Rape

January 24, 2013
An off-duty Holly Springs (Ga.) Police officer helped a nurse stop the rape of an elderly woman at Atlanta Medical Center earlier this month. Officer Shane Ladner, who was in the next room, responded after hearing screams.

Video: Detroit Eliminates Gang, Tactical Units

January 23, 2013
The Detroit Police Department will eliminate its gang and tactical units to add about 100 officers to homicide, criminal investigations and traffic enforcement, the city announced Wednesday.
<p><span>Photo: Roger Koenig</span></p>

Colo. Cops Resign In Elk Shooting

January 23, 2013
The two Boulder (Colo.) Police officers arrested on suspicion of conspiring to shoot and kill a trophy elk in the Mapleton Hill area Jan. 1 resigned Tuesday, police officials announced.
Police Magazine