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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.

Florida Deputy's Wife Sets House Ablaze With Family Inside

February 8, 2011
The wife of an Etowah County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy has been charged with arson and three counts of attempted murder after a fire at the family home. Danielle Joslyn Raley, 26, has been charged with the incident that took place on Jan. 31.

Slain N.J. Cop's Fiancee: No More Layoffs

February 8, 2011
Speaking to an audience of New Jersey state senators, the fiancee of slain Lakewood (N.J.) Police Officer Christopher Matlosz said the thought of laying off more cops "makes me sick to my stomach."

NLEOMF Launches Police Week Photo Contest

February 3, 2011
The initial photo tribute campaign to fallen officers, which was launched in late 2009, resulted in hundreds of photos submitted from supporters across the country.

Indianapolis Cop Dies As 'True Warrior'

January 26, 2011
Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Moore won't survive gunshot wounds sustained Sunday. The officer will be removed from life support when organ-donor recipients are found.

Virginia Police Recruit's Widow Denied Benefits

December 22, 2010
The widow of 40-year-old Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit John Kohn is not entitled to receive any death benefits, after her husband died during police training.

Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season

December 3, 2010
For the past 22 years, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) has asked law enforcement families, surviving families, and police supporters to put a "blue light" in their windows during the holiday season as a symbol of remembrance of those officers who have made the supreme sacrifice.

Tru-Spec Donates Wool Blankets To Warm Homeless Hearts

November 10, 2010
Wool-blend blankets will be given to the homeless in the Atlanta area via MUST ministries, Nicholas House, Cross Roads, Catholic Mission, Action Ministry and in the Memphis area via Manna House and the Memphis Family Shelter.

Chasing Ghosts In a Civil Rights Era Cop Killing

October 22, 2010

On June 2, 1965, Dep. O'Neal Moore and Dep. David "Creed" Rogers were patrolling near their homes in Varnado, a very small town on the Mississippi border. The deputies were heading for a stop at the Moores' house for dinner. They never tasted the meal.

Glock to Donate $70,000 at IACP

October 12, 2010
A donation of $50,000 will be presented to the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) Charity, and $20,000 to Drug Enforcement Administration Survivors Benefit Fund (DEA SBF).

Widows Recount Day CMPD Officers Were Shot

September 7, 2010
Sherry Clark and Jennifer Shelton recalled the day the learned their husbands Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton were fatally shot. Jennifer Shelton recounted visiting Jeff at the hospital to "tell him goodbye."

Shots Fired: Bozeman, Montana 06/02/2006

July 26, 2010

Gottfried had made threats to his ex-girlfriend that he would kill her and any cop that tried to come between them. Lt. McLane didn't know that when he pulled him over for speeding.

Families Gather for Two Lawmen Wounded in West Memphis Shootout

May 21, 2010
In a sea of concerned faces at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis on Thursday, Shannon Busby's expression of relief stood out. Dick Busby, sheriff of Crittenden County, Ark., and her husband of 55 years, had been shot in the shoulder during the shootout in the West Memphis Walmart parking lot.

Slain Arkansas Officers Followed Their Families' Blue Legacy

May 21, 2010
Like so many others, Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans took up careers in law enforcement to follow in the footsteps of their fathers. The West Memphis, Ark., police officers killed on Thursday after a traffic stop on Interstate 40 had seen their fathers -- and, in Evans' case, a grandfather -- serve long careers.
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