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Fla. Motor Cop Struck By Lightning

June 27, 2013
Officer Deglys Chavarria, 27, was heading south on North Roosevelt Boulevard at Palm Avenue when he was struck by the bolt, reports the Key West Citizen.

Video: Dash Cam Captures Okla. Tornado

June 3, 2013
A Moore (Okla.) Police Department cruiser captured the approaching tornado that struck the area on May 20 as Sgt. Mark Snavely looked for distressed residents.

Ark. Wildlife Officer's Body Recovered

June 3, 2013
Officer Joel Campora of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Sheriff Cody Carpenter drowned Friday morning on the Fourche Lefave River near Y City in western Arkansas.

Dash Cam Captures Okla. Tornado

June 3, 2013

A Moore (Okla.) Police Department cruiser captured the approaching tornado that struck the area on May 20 as Sgt. Mark Snavely looked for distressed residents. Read the full story here.

Ark. Sheriff Dies In Flooding

May 31, 2013
Scott County (Ark.) Sheriff Cody Carpenter died Friday in Western Arkansas flooding and a wildlife officer who had accompanied him was still listed as missing.

Sandy Report: NYPD Used Ineffectual Patrol Boats

May 3, 2013
Police should have been using inflatable craft with outboard motors that can operate with 18 inches of draft. They are made of galvanized rubber that can easily be decontaminated and stored.

Agents Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

December 4, 2012

As witnessed after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Louisiana and Gulf Coast region, law enforcement officers affected by a disaster are both victims and first responders, not one or the other.

Concert Benefits Officers Affected by Sandy

November 29, 2012
The Monmouth County (N.J.) Traffic Officers Association has scheduled a benefit concert to help police, fire, and EMS personnel who were affected by Superstorm Sandy.

N.Y. MTA Officer Sings Anthem at Knicks Game

November 8, 2012
A New York state transit police officer will sing the national anthem before the New York Knicks' NBA game on Friday after a ceremony honoring the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

FLEOA Collects Donations for Sandy Victims

November 2, 2012
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) is collecting donations for officers who have been struck by Sandy's devastation via their Website.

Off-Duty NYPD Cop Drowns While Saving Family

October 31, 2012
An off-duty NYPD officer and father drowned Monday night after rescuing six members of his family, including his 15-month-old son, from his flooded Staten Island home.

NYPD Braces for Superstorm Sandy

October 29, 2012
The New York Police Department has mobilized its 35,000 officers as emergency responders in preparation for the arrival of Superstorm Sandy by extending shifts, positioning motor and non-motor boats in various precincts, and dispatching special teams for rescue duty.

Social Media Analytics in Law Enforcement

September 20, 2012
Law enforcement agencies and first responders would do well to acclimate themselves to social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other social media sites. Such capabilities can provide crucial information during civil unrest, natural disasters, and other disturbances.

Indiana Trooper Saves Self In Tornado

March 5, 2012
An Indiana State Police trooper freed himself from tornado debris this weekend after he found himself pinned in his basement under air-conditioning units.

Former N.Y. Corrections Officer Arrested Trying to Evacuate Homes to Burglarize Them

August 29, 2011
Daniel DiGianni, 42, and accomplice, Linda Fleshner, 28, went door-to-door in South Beach on Saturday afternoon, warning people to leave their homes ahead of Hurricane Irene.

How Not to Rate a Storm

October 1, 2008

Hurricane country cops need a scale that screams the following message to the public: Get out! Get out, now!

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