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Officers Who Responded to Orlando Nightclub Massacre Haunted by Experience

June 24, 2016
It is of his first look inside the Pulse nightclub. Dozens of people were motionless on the blood-soaked dance floor, and the Eatonville police officer had just burst through the club’s patio door for a rescue.

Video: FBI, DOJ Release New, Full Transcript of Orlando Shooter's 911 Call

June 21, 2016
Under pressure from Republican leaders, the Justice Department on Monday afternoon reversed itself and released a full, uncensored transcript of the Orlando terrorist's 911 call on the night of the massacre.

FBI, DOJ Release New, Full Transcript of Orlando Shooter's 911 Call

June 21, 2016
Under pressure from Republican leaders, the Justice Department on Monday afternoon reversed itself and released a full, uncensored transcript of the Orlando terrorist's 911 call on the night of the massacre, calling the morning’s furor over omissions in the document "an unnecessary distraction." More Here.

Video: LE Supporters Work to Fix Florida Trooper Memorial

June 21, 2016
A memorial dedicated to fallen Florida state troopers in Tampa has cracked granite, dead grass, and nonworking lights. But police supporters hope to change that.

LE Supporters Work to Fix Florida Trooper Memorial

June 21, 2016
A memorial dedicated to fallen Florida state troopers in Tampa has cracked granite, dead grass, and nonworking lights. But police supporters hope to change that. More Here.

DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ. More Here.

Video: DOJ Releases Redacted Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Nightclub Terrorist

June 20, 2016
The Department of Justice today released redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub — that included Mateen’s claim of responsibility, as well as identifying himself to police as an Islamic soldier. But all other references to ISIS or Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were scrubbed clean by the DOJ.

2 Florida Deputies Hospitalized After Car Crashes into Orlando Massacre Victim’s Funeral Procession

June 20, 2016
Two Osceola County, FL, deputies were injured late Saturday morning after a driver crashed into a funeral procession for a victim of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the Florida Highway Patrol said. More Here.

Orlando SWAT Captain Answers Criticism of Team’s Response to Nightclub Massacre

June 20, 2016
“Officers were running inside and grabbing people and throwing them in pickup trucks” to be taken to hospitals, said Capt. Mark Canty of the SWAT team. “There was never a time we were sitting there twiddling our thumbs. My guys were doing things from the beginning. We weren’t just sitting idly by. We were doing what we needed to do to save lives.”

Video: 2 Florida Deputies Hospitalized After Car Crashes into Orlando Massacre Victim’s Funeral Procession

June 20, 2016
Two Osceola County, FL, deputies were injured late Saturday morning after a driver crashed into one of them during a funeral procession for a victim of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

More Details Revealed on Police Response to Orlando Club Shooter

June 16, 2016
He was met by gunman Omar Mateen. Armed with a .223 caliber semiautomatic rifle and a 9mm semiautomatic pistol, Mateen started exchanging gunfire with the officer.

Florida Sheriff Challenges Obama on Militarization of Police After Orlando Massacre

June 16, 2016
A statement from Lee County (FL) Sheriff Mike Scott in the hours following the mass shooting in Orlando has drawn mixed reactions from the public.

NLEOMF Issues Statement on Orlando Terror Attack

June 14, 2016
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has issued a statement on the Orlando terror attack.

Video: Retired Detroit Officer's Son Among Orlando Club Shooting Victims

June 14, 2016
Mark Bando, a retired Detroit police officer, just received confirmation Monday his 32-year-old son was one of the victims in the Orlando club massacre.

Retired Detroit Officer's Son Among Orlando Club Shooting Victims

June 14, 2016
Mark Bando, a retired Detroit police officer, just received confirmation Monday his 32-year-old son was one of the victims in the Orlando club massacre. More Here.

Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.” More Here.

Former Officer Who Worked with Nightclub Shooter Says Man Got Pass on Homophobia Because He was Muslim

June 13, 2016
A former Fort Pierce police officer who once worked with 29-year-old Omar Mateen, the assailant in an Orlando nightclub shooting that left at least 50 dead, said he was "unhinged and unstable."

Video: Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.”

Orlando Chief Sends Inspirational E-Mail to Officers After Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
"On the darkest day of my 25 years at the Orlando Police Department, I wanted to take a moment to tell all of you how proud I am of the work you have done today and will do over the next days and weeks."

Timeline of the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
A night of partying and dancing at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, turned into a killing ground and three hours of terror for early-morning revelers when a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. ET inside the club, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53 in what is being called the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. More Here.
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