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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.

Honoring the Fallen

October 30, 2009

The thought of not being there for my boy and leaving others to exert some control in fashioning his principles, values, and priorities began to weigh heavily on my mind. Would others step up to assist him in my absence? How would he ultimately deal with my absence?

From Survivor to Warrior

October 14, 2009

"There's nobody here to fight for my dad. I feel like if I stop fighting, who else has he got? I'm it."

What Happens to the Children of Fallen Officers

October 14, 2009

"I love my father, but one thing I know he would want me to learn from his experiences is that this kind of dedication can cost you. There's always a cost, and in his case, it cost him his life, but also time with his family."

-Jim Chadwell Jr.

Families Show Solidarity For Ambushed Winston-Salem Officers

October 8, 2009
Families and the police chief of the two Winston-Salem police officers who were ambushed at a Bojangles restaurant on Wednesday by an armed gunman kept a vigil for the men, one of whom was gravely injured when he was shot in the face, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.

Widow of Slain S.C. Deputy Pleads for Information on Killer

September 4, 2008
Tabatha Compton pleaded through tears Wednesday for someone, anyone, to come forward with information about who shot and killed her husband, Colleton County (S.C.) Deputy Dennis Compton, nearly a month ago.
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