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Video: Mass. Denies Benefits To Police Widow

December 29, 2011
The widow of a Boston Police officer has been fighting the state for accidental death benefits for 13 years since her husband's death from Hepatitis C.

Boston Police Widow's Fight

December 29, 2011

The widow of a Boston Police officer has been fighting the state for accidental death benefits for 13 years since her husband's death from Hepatitis C.

Backing the Badge: Project Blue Light

November 24, 2011
Join us as part of "Project Blue Light," and let your blue lights shine for law enforcement during the holidays. Remember, the color blue is also a symbol of peace.

Online Protection for Cops

November 18, 2011

As a public servant you are under constant scrutiny and you are held to a higher standard of ethical conduct than other citizens; this higher standard also covers things like online social networking.

Chicago Boy Charged with Murder of Officer Grandmother

November 7, 2011
A 15-year-old Chicago boy has been accused of murdering his 55-year-old grandmother after she yelled at him for skipping school. The relationship between the two, who lived together, had grown increasingly tense.

N.D. Agency Reverses Denial of Death Benefit To Deputy's Widow

November 1, 2011
North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance has reversed an earlier decision denying death benefits for the family of slain Burleigh County Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Sleeper.

Retired Orlando Cop 'Lost It' Before Shooting Son

October 4, 2011
A former Orlando (Fla.) Police officer told investigators he "got into a funk" and "lost it" before fatally shooting his 22-year-old son.

Fellow Officers Help Bail Out Fullerton Cop

September 29, 2011
A group of fellow officers have banded together to support Fullerton (Calif.) Police officer Miguel Ramos, raising the $1 million in bail to ensure his release while he awaits trial in the beating death of Kelly Thomas.

Walking for Police Survivors

September 27, 2011
The Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) will host its seventh annual "COPS Walk" early next month to bring together survivors and members of the law enforcement community willing to accept the challenge of walking 25 miles in two days to support family, co-workers, and other supporters of fallen officers.

Friendly Fire Widow Sues City, Late Husband's Fellow Officer

September 12, 2011
The suit by Samantha Jones, the widow of former Officer Jerry Jones, alleges her husband's civil rights were violated, when he was shot while several officers pursued Brian Good, who had attempted to run over his girlfriend with his vehicle.

C.O.P.S. Kids Camp Nurtures Friendships

August 18, 2011
The surviving children of our nation's fallen law enforcement officers and their parents or guardians leave the comfort of their own homes and spend a week sleeping in bunk beds or tents, eating camp food, singing silly songs, swimming in a lake, and getting a big dose of that irreplaceable camp commodity: lasting friendships.

Vermont Sheriff Named To Late Wife's Job

August 11, 2011
Sgt. Ray Allen took over as sheriff of Grand Isle County, Vt., on Wednesday with mixed emotions — grateful for the opportunity, yet sad to replace the prior sheriff. Sheriff Allen has taken over a job left open when the former sheriff, and his wife, took her own life earlier this summer.

Missouri Cop's Son Fatally Shot Himself, After Grabbing Weapon

July 21, 2011
The boy's father, Officer Ryan Metz, routinely stored the handgun out of reach inside a bedroom closet. On Tuesday, he put the gun in the drawer because he was scheduled to work a private security shift.

Can You Show Feelings and Stay Strong?

July 21, 2011

I have always been touched by certain images, sounds, and words, and the older I get the more things trigger my emotional reflexes. At the same time I find I am less and less embarrassed by my tears. Now I know the tears are not from weakness but from respect, from the heart.

Survivor Retreats Aid the Healing Process

June 15, 2011
The Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) sponsors retreats where survivors work with counselors trained to focus on the issues unique to law enforcement death, and benefit from the strong peer support available from other survivors who can truly say, "I understand what you're going through."

Open If...I Don't Come Home

June 1, 2011

There are steps you can take now to make life easier on your loved ones should you fall on duty. You need an "Open If" file.

Philadelphia Cop's Wife Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy

May 18, 2011
A federal judge today sentenced the wife of a former Philadelphia police officer to more than 10 years in prison for her role in a heroin conspiracy that included two police officers.

Concerns of Police Survivors' Mariah Hughes Begins New Role In May

March 29, 2011
Earlier this year, Mariah Hughes began her new position as the new chief executive for Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) to oversee the organization following the pending retirement of executive director Suzie Sawyer.

Training Your Other Backup

March 21, 2011
I know you thought that when you came on the job that you would be cared for by the department. Yes, but not solely. Some departments have plans and shelters for families of first responders. What I recommend is a family drill. Have them prepare to evacuate in two hours or less.

Okla. Deputy Searching for Meth Lab Finds Ex-Wife's Remains

February 28, 2011
Carol Stallings Grannon disappeared in 1999, while living with Jeffery Joseph Grannon, who has been arrested and charged with killing her and hiding her body in a storm drain.
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