In this month when we honor fallen officers for their sacrifices, it's important to remember the good works law enforcement officers do every day, not just in keeping the public safe, but the kindness and mercy, too.
Dispatch has received numerous calls about a large house party. Cars are parked in the street, on sidewalks, and in people's yards. The music is very loud and there are several reports of fighting. There is one report of a gun being flashed around. Callers estimate there are well over 100 people involved and say more cars keep arriving.
Aside from the obvious quality and design, the thing that stood out most to me about the Tactix BDUs was their fit. The boots were surprisingly light and comfortable.
When the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, they didn't exclude law enforcement officers from the right to free speech. So we do not have to remain silent while the fringe voices a cacophony of anti-police rhetoric.
In 2015, 27 police dogs were killed on duty, compared to an average of 10 dogs killed each year 15 years ago. This year, eight police K-9s were killed in January alone.