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<p>President Trump called the family of slain NYPD officer Miosotis Familia to the stage during his speech Tuesday at&nbsp;37th Annual Peace Officers&rsquo; Memorial Service.</p>

Trump Praises Fallen Officers, Their Families at Annual Memorial Service

May 15, 2018
The discussion of officers killed in ambush led to the most emotional moments of the speech. In what appeared to be an unplanned move, the President called the family of slain NYPD officer Miosotis Familia to the speakers stage.
<p>The Yarmouth (MA) Police Department received this wreath from the New York Yankees expressing the team&#39;s sympathies over the loss of Officer Sean Gannon. (Photo: Yarmouth PD/Facebook)</p>

New York Yankees Send Flowers to Agencies, Families of Fallen Officers

May 15, 2018
“I’m a die-hard Red Sox fan, and my first reaction was, ‘Call the delivery guy and tell him to take them back,’” said Frank Frederickson, the Yarmouth police chief. “I say that in jest, of course. That is a class move, and it meant a lot to us. All the guys came down and wanted to see it. They were like, ‘Are you kidding me?’”
<p>A Jacksonville police officer was killed Tuesday morning in a single vehicle accident.</p>

Video: Florida Officer Killed in Patrol Car Accident on Rain-Slicked Highway

May 15, 2018
Sheriff Mike Williams said the officer was responding to a traffic crash on rain-slicked I-295 at 4:30 a.m., when the officer hit a tree.

California Deputy Shot by Suspect Mistakenly Reported as Having BB Gun

May 14, 2018
A Sonoma County, CA, Sheriff's deputy was shot Sunday morning after responding to a call from a gas station manager about his employee being armed with a BB gun and acting erratically. But it turned out that the gun was a 9mm firearm.
<p>Image: NLEOMF</p>

National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards Presented During Police Week

May 14, 2018
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and BJA’s VALOR officer safety initiative, awarded its National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards during National Police Week.
<p>Pawfficer Donut will be used to help raise awareness for pet adoptions and rescues, also interacting with people in the community and on social media. (Photo: Michigan Live screenshot)</p>

Video: Michigan Police Department Swears in Cat as Officer

May 14, 2018
Pawfficer Donut has been sworn in as the Troy (MI) Police Department's Police cat. Judges Kirsten Nielsen Hartig and Maureen McGinnis asked Donut to raise her right paw with the chief and other officers looking on.
<p>Seven Chicago Police vehicles were vandalized near the Hyatt Regency hotel while a police recognition ceremony was going on inside. (Photo: Fox 32 Chicago screenshot)</p>

Video: 7 Chicago PD Vehicles Vandalized Outside Recognition Ceremony

May 14, 2018
Seven Chicago Police vehicles were vandalized near the Hyatt Regency hotel in the Loop Friday afternoon while a police recognition ceremony was going on inside.

Texas Program Trains Patrol Officers How to Spot Child Trafficking

May 14, 2018
A Texas-based training program, called Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC), teaches law enforcement officers how to spot indicators of child-sex trafficking and conduct roadside investigations.
<p>Officer Kelli Smith (Photo: Montgomery PD)</p>

Illinois Officer Saves Choking 4-Day-Old Baby

May 14, 2018
Last Monday, around 3:35 p.m., officers responded to a residential call. Officer Kelli Smith arrived on scene and made contact with the mother and was handed the child, who was not breathing.

Protecting Police Dogs From Fentanyl

May 14, 2018
Fentanyl is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin—so deadly that just a few inhaled grains can cause an overdose. (A few human police officers have been hospitalized after accidentally inhaling puffs of the substance.) That can be a problem when sniffing is a police dog’s primary mode of detective work.
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