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N.C. Boy Buried With Full Police Honors

July 7, 2010
The Raleigh (N.C.) Police Department said farewell to 8-year-old William Bunn, who had dreamed of becoming a police officer before he died of cancer.

Deputy Who Helped End Oakland Ambush Honored at Sheriffs' Conference

June 29, 2010
Pope said he was reluctant at first to accept the award, but embraced it when he realized it would be shared with fellow officers involved in the Oakland ambush.

Four of NYC's Finest Honored at Tony Awards

June 14, 2010
NYPD's Jason Mandra, Don Schroeder, Andy Lopez, and Bekim Kalicovic were among the Tony honorees on Sunday when the annual theater awards were presented.

Off-Duty Michigan State Trooper Assists Wounded Officer in Shootout

June 11, 2010

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell never expected to exchange gunfire with anyone May 22, 2009 on his day off. But the law enforcement officer and ordained pastor who serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve drew on training from both his occupations to aid a fellow officer taking fire from an enraged home owner.

APCO Announces Communications Award Winners

May 24, 2010
The Public-Safety Communications awards are presented annually by APCO International to public safety communications personnel who have demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty.

Park Ranger In Montana Named Officer of the Month

April 27, 2010
A gunman began running toward Ranger Alexandra Burke and another officer. Ranger Burke shot the man at close range before he could strike her with the knife. The shooting was ruled as justified.

Seattle Police Officer Ben Kelly Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 8, 2010
"I told him, 'You caught the suspect responsible for the worst police massacre in Washington state history. You need to take a deep breath and soak that in,'" recalled Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

IACP Opens Nominations For Annual Public-Private Partnership Award

March 11, 2010
The IACP's Security Executive Council urges security professionals to nominate businesses and agencies that have shown "exceptional levels of coordination and innovation in partnering between the public and private sectors."

Tactical Officers Eligible For NTOA Scholarships

February 24, 2010
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) and several sponsors are offering scholarships to the association's Tactical Operations Conference in Pittsburgh, Penn., from Sept. 19-24.

Florida Corrections Officer Named Officer of the Month

February 23, 2010
On June 22, 2009, Officer Reeshemah Taylor, a seven-year law enforcement veteran, subdued an armed inmate in the Osceola County Corrections Department Medical Unit.

Public Safety Industry Recognizes GT Distributors for Excellence

February 16, 2010
GT Distributors Inc. has been recognized for excellence in the public safety industry. The company has been named as the latest recipient of the Bushmaster 2009 #1 Law Enforcement Distributor, 2010 Glock Perfection, Sig Sauer 2009 Public Safety Sales Center of the Year and the 2009 Hornady #1 Law Enforcement Distributor awards.

Florida Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

January 27, 2010
Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department provided crucial aid to a sergeant during a gunfight with a parolee.

Missouri City (Texas) PD Detective Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

November 16, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Det. Russell Terry of the Missouri City (Texas) Police Department as its Officer of the Month for October 2009.

Give Credit Where Credit is Due

October 15, 2009
I still can't wrap my head around President Barack Obama's being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As a Los Angeles Times editorial noted, it's embarrassing to him and diminishes the prize. But getting rewards and being deprived of them is nothing new.

Shots Fired: Brownsville, Oregon 02•16•2008

October 14, 2009

Sgt. Lawler popped up over the hood of the Pontiac just as Thompson's upper torso rose off the pavement, his gun again swinging in Lawler's direction.

San Antonio Officer Named 2009 Police Officer of the Year

October 1, 2009
Officer Pedro Garcia saved the life of one critically wounded officer and helped rescue another in a shootout in the city's South Side last September.

North Carolina Officer's Heroism Saluted

September 15, 2009
The light that Raleigh Police Sgt. Brian Allen saw underneath the overturned car Aug. 2 in the woods along Smithfield Road in Clayton was fire.

Shots Fired: College Park, Maryland 11•06•2006

August 19, 2009

As rounds flew back and forth before him like some ballistic tennis match, Soden got back to his feet and in the fight. Lining up his sights on the suspect nearest him, he fired.

St. Paul Officer Honored for Superhuman Life-Saving Feat

August 4, 2009
Officer Michael McGinn, the son of a retired St. Paul cop, was patrolling alone at the time, Chief John Harrington said. But he slipped on his gloves, picked up the 300-pound engine and he slid it off the victim.

Illinois Officer Commended for Capturing Murder Suspect Then Laid Off

April 16, 2009
Twenty minutes after a killing in a Schnucks store Tuesday, Officer Kristopher Weston arrested a suspect he found hiding in some bushes. A few hours after that, the mayor called Weston before the City Council to recognize him for his work. And less than five minutes after that, they voted to lay him off.
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