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Dallas PD Fires Officer Who Shot and Killed Neighbor in His Apartment

September 24, 2018
Amber Guyger—the female officer formerly with the Dallas (TX) Police Department who shot a man in his own apartment while reportedly thinking it was her residence—has been fired, according to the department's Twitter page.

Off-Duty New York Officer Shot, Wounded in Love Triangle Gone Wrong

September 21, 2018
Authorities say the wounded officer is the dead woman’s boyfriend and the dead man is her ex-boyfriend. It is initially believed the ex shot them both before taking his own life.

Off-Duty Delaware Officer Helps Stop Rapist from Sexually Assaulting Woman

September 18, 2018
As the off-duty officer approached the assault scene, he was assisted by on-duty officers who were responding to a 911 call about the assault.

California Officer Dies at Hospital after Suffering Off-Duty Medical Emergency

September 13, 2018
The Costa Mesa (CA) Police Department is grieving the loss of veteran motorcycle Officer Oscar Reyes, who died after being transported to a hospital after suffering a medical emergency at his home.

Four Bystanders Tried to Keep Severely Beaten Connecticut Officer Alive

September 6, 2018
According to information released by the South Windsor (CT) Police Department, four people—a sheriff's deputy and two nurses—were alternating performing chest compressions while another man forced air into Sergeant Matthew Mainieri's body.

Surviving as a Hostage

September 4, 2018

As police officers (and especially if you work corrections) in the United States or Canada, you have to ask this question: What would you do if you were taken hostage?

Connecticut Officer Dies of Injuries Sustained While Trying to Break Up Off-Duty Fight

September 4, 2018
Sergeant Matthew Mainieri of the South Windsor (CT) Police Department has died from injuries sustained in an off-duty incident while trying to break up a fight.

Off-Duty Georgia Officer Shot During Attempted Robbery, Wounds Suspects

September 2, 2018
Two off-duty officers were leaving a lounge in South Fulton (GA) when they were approached by two men attacked one of the officers in an attempted robbery.

Off-Duty Safety Tips

August 30, 2018

It's no secret that groups like Antifa and Anonymous are simpatico, and when you add BLM activists to the mix, you have a troika of anti-police groups that is not to be underestimated. Consequently, officers must maintain vigilant watch for threats while off duty.

Former Virginia Officer Charged in 6-Month-Old Daughter's Death

August 30, 2018
A former police officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department turned himself in to Maryland police and was charged with multiple counts of child abuse in the death of his six-month-old daughter Harper in October 2017.

2 Arrests in Beating of Off-Duty Police Officer

August 30, 2018
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with an attempt to take a scooter from an off-duty police officer, according to a report in the Washington Post.

No 'Stand Your Ground' Immunity for Former Florida Officer

August 28, 2018
To be granted the "stand your ground" immunity, defendants must believe they are in imminent danger, be in a place they have the right to be and are not taking part in a criminal act, according to Florida law.

Off-Duty Florida Deputy Severely Injured in Head-on Collision

August 24, 2018
A Marion County, FL, sheriff's deputy was one of two men who were seriously injured late Wednesday in a head-on collision with a pickup truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Michigan Police Release Images of Suspected Hit-and-Run Vehicle that Killed Off-Duty Officer

August 16, 2018
The Westland (MI) Police Department has located and released images of the vehicle that is suspected to have struck and killed off-duty Wayne County Sheriff's Department Sergeant Lee Smith as he was jogging.

Off-Duty Michigan Sheriff's Deputy Killed in Hit-and-Run

August 15, 2018
Sgt. Lee Smith was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he jogged in Hines Park, Westland police say.

5 Considerations for Off-Duty Safety in the Era of Anonymous, Antifa, and BLM

August 10, 2018
Earlier this week, it was reported that Black Lives Matter protesters "crashed" the wedding of one of the two Sacramento police officers reportedly involved in the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark. This incident offers a stark reminder that even when you are off duty, there are people who want to do you harm. Here are some thoughts about keeping yourself and your family safe away from the job.

Mayor: 11-Year-Old Girl Struck by TASER Will Not be Charged with Shoplifting

August 9, 2018
According to reports, Officer Kevin Brown was investigating a group of juvenile girls suspected of stealing from the store. Brown reportedly approached one of the girls, but she ignored his commands to stop and kept walking out of the store. Brown fired his TASER, striking her in the back.

Stories Differ on NYPD Officer's Off-Duty Shooting of Man on Brooklyn Sidewalk

August 7, 2018
NYPD Sergeant Richard Blake said he was being robbed in the early morning hours on Thursday when he drew a gun and squeezed off two rounds, with one striking the alleged assailant in the jaw, according to authorities.

Video: BLM Protesters "Crash" Wedding of Officer Linked to Stephon Clark Shooting

August 7, 2018
Despite the fact that Sacramento police have not released the names of the two officers who opened fire on Stephon Clark in March, one of the two officers who were reportedly in that fatal shooting was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day.

BLM Protesters "Crash" Wedding of Officer Linked to Stephon Clark Shooting

August 7, 2018
Despite the fact that Sacramento police have not released the names of the two officers who opened fire on Stephon Clark in March, one of the two officers who were reportedly in that fatal shooting was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day. More here.
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