If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.
A 30-year-old Florida Highway Patrol trooper, a tow truck driver and a pedestrian, were killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 75 in Ocala, authorities said. Read Full Story Here.
Called to a home for a family argument, two deputies found themselves under fire. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.
When a gunman interrupted a school board meeting, Police Chief Mike Jones was forced to respond. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.
At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.
Sergeant Raymond Fleming led a team of patrol officers in a blazing gunfight against a disturbed driver. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.