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The Congressional Badge of Bravery

June 20, 2012

Each year, thousands of law enforcement officers sustain injury during violent confrontations with dangerous criminals. It is important that Congress recognize the heroic performance and sacrifice of the brave men and women in law enforcement.

Terminally Ill Boy Sworn In by Colo. Department

May 21, 2012
A terminally ill 12-year-old became the youngest member of the Brighton (Colo.) Police Department when he was sworn in as a member of the department on Friday.

Obama Honors Top Cops

May 14, 2012

President Obama paid tribute to 34 law enforcement officers for bravery and valor in the line of duty during a Saturday ceremony at the White House. Read the full story here.

President Obama Honors Top Officers

May 13, 2012
In a Saturday ceremony, President Obama paid tribute to the 34 law enforcement officers honored by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) for bravery and valor in the line of duty.

How to Thank Your Dispatchers

April 10, 2012
Our colleagues over at Dispatch Magazine have provided a bevy of nifty resources to help law enforcement agencies thank the individuals who relay mission-critical information to and from the field.

Calif. Sheriff Honors First Female Deputy

February 15, 2012
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department proclaimed Feb. 14 as a day honoring the county's first female sheriff's deputy. Ethel Meares was hired in 1955 and named employee of the year in 1963.

Spillman Technologies Receives IJIS Institute Award

February 1, 2012
The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—is happy to announce Spillman Technologies as the recipient of the 2012 IJIS Institute Member Appreciation Award.

N.D. Sheriff Named Sheriff of the Year for 2012

January 25, 2012
The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) has named Cass County (N.D.) Sheriff Paul D. Laney as the recipient of the 2012 Ferris E. Lucas Award for sheriff of the year.

NYPD Promotes Slain Cop's Partner

December 25, 2011
Commissioner Ray Kelly promoted Officer Glenn Estrada to detective for arresting Lamont Pride in the fatal shooting of Officer Peter Figoski during a home invasion in Brooklyn.

Fallen Mich. Officer Receives Congressional Honor

December 19, 2011
Family members of fallen Jackson (Mich.) Police officer James Bonneau accepted a lofty congressional honor for the brave actions of their son, who was killed in the line of duty almost two years ago.

FARO Focus3D Laser Scanner Wins Innovation Award

November 30, 2011
The FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D has been honored with a Best of What's New award by Popular Science magazine, according to a release from FARO Technologies.

Decorated SWAT Cop's Watch Ends Too Soon

November 28, 2011
In the days following Officer Capoot's death, we learned more about the man. Jim was a dedicated, respected, and outstanding police officer, as well as a warmly generous human being.

Fallen Seattle Cop Honored 76 Years After Death

November 22, 2011
A Seattle Police officer killed in the line of duty in 1935 has been awarded the state's Law Enforcement Medal of Honor. Officer Olof Wilson was on foot patrol, when he crossed the street to answer a police call box and was struck by a drunk driver.

Ill. Cop Nominated for Heroes Award

October 10, 2011
Veteran Aurora (Ill.) Police Officer Liz Robinson-Chan is one of three finalists for General Motors' "Our Towns, Our Heroes" contest that recognizes firefighters, paramedics and police officers for exceptional service.

LAPD Recruit Given Award Named for Slain Female Officer

August 15, 2011
Upon graduation, 27-year-old Erin Sandwick was honored with an award named for Officer Tina Kerbrat, who was fatally shot 20 years ago in North Hollywood.

Cadets Honored for Helping Deputy Secure Accident Scene

August 8, 2011
Three cadets with the Santa Clara County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office will be honored soon for helping out at a traffic collision on Friday between an Acura and a big rig tomato truck.

Columbia Southern Univ. Awards Scholarship to Ga. Deputy

July 27, 2011
Deputy Jason Hilyer of the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department was awarded a two-year online scholarship based on his entry in an essay contest sponsored by CSU and APOA, an organization with more 4,000 members.

Benchmade Triage Wins Knife of the Year

July 27, 2011
The Benchmade Knife Company's model 915 Triage utility knife has been named the 2011 Knife of the Year by the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence.

N.J. Officers' Gun Battle with Fleeing Motorist

July 11, 2011

Officers Rachel Morgan and Ryan Hayo of the Paramus (N.J.) Police Department have been named officers of the month for July by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The officers returned fired at a driver who began shooting at Morgan from his car lodged in a snow bank.

Police Diver Retrieves Evidence, Vehicles From Rivers and Bayous

June 20, 2011

In addition to his patrol duties, Officer Mark Michaud heads up his agency's dive team, which finds and retrieves stolen vehicles and other evidence. He also trains and assists other agencies in water survival and rescues.

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