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Shot Houston Officers Recovering from Downtown Shooting

May 9, 2011
Officer Fernando Meza, a two-year officer, was working an off-duty job at the station when he noticed a man with a weapon in his bag trying to buy a ticket. Officer Meza and Officer Timothy Moore, a 12-year veteran, both confronted and exchanged fire with the man, who had two guns.

N.Y. Cop Points Gun at Bartender In Bar

May 6, 2011
Surveillance footage shows Officer Richard Heffern pointing the gun at Charlie Bell, the bartender at South Main Street Pub, while drinking at the bar.

How I Nearly Got Arrested

May 5, 2011
I could have defused the situation early on. Never mind whether or not I was in the right.

Arizona Officer Killed, Second Injured Working Security Detail

May 1, 2011
An early Sunday gunfight involving three Buckeye (Ariz.) Police officers working an off-duty security detail at the El Gran Mercado swat meet in Phoenix resulted in the death of one officer and critical injuries to another.

Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Killed in Gunfight Outside Nightclub

April 24, 2011
St. Louis Metro Police Officer Daryl Hall died early Sunday morning from wounds suffered in a gunfight outside a nightclub where he had intervened while off duty.

School Agent Returned Fire with Shot Cop's Gun During NYC Retail Robbery

April 18, 2011
Anthony Presley, 39, attempted to thwart the robbery in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday night. He was shot in the shoulder. The school agent then grabbed Presley's Glock and chased off the robbers.

Boston Cop's SUV Collides with Fire Truck

April 6, 2011
An off-duty Boston Police officer driving a silver SUV collided with a fire truck Tuesday afternoon in a Mattapan intersection, badly damaging the vehicles and knocking down signal poles.

Off-Duty N.J. Cop Left Barber Chair To Confront Man With Gun

March 31, 2011
When the officer, who has not been named, confronted 21-year-old Jermaine Eason, he identified himself as an officer, showed his badge, and drew his weapon. The incident occurred at about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

Maryland Trooper Revives Infant by Roadside

March 15, 2011
Maryland State Police Sgt. Daniel McLain saved the life of a newborn girl, who arrived in the front seat of a young couple's Chevy Impala.

Off-Duty Carry: What Kind of Cop Are You?

March 7, 2011
Where and when to carry off-duty is a debate between cops that has gone back and forth for generations. I know what I've done and will continue to do. Let's review the three kinds of cops so you can pick the category that suits you best.

Paralyzed Oklahoma Officer Receives On-Duty Benefits

March 1, 2011
An off-duty Oklahoma City Police officer paralyzed when he tried to help escort rowdy patrons out of a bar will receive "on duty" benefits from the city, including having his medical bills paid and six months of one-the-job injury leave.

Lawyer Calls Officers Reckless In N.Y. Cabbie Shooting

February 28, 2011
Thomas Moroughan, 26, pulled off the road at 1:15 a.m. on Sunday and parked behind the officers. After arguing with the off-duty officers, Moroughan drove his vehicle toward them. One officer fired, striking Moroughan in the chest and arm.

La. Deputy Brandished Gun At Son on School Bus

February 27, 2011
Orleans Parish (La.) Sheriff's Deputy Cotina Holmes has been suspended for brandishing her service weapon at her 16-year-old son.

Off-Duty Carry and Preparedness

February 14, 2011
Nearly every company and cop shop has a messenger shoulder-type gear bag available today in a variety of sizes and carry styles. Some of these bags reek "cop," so get a sports team's logo or some designer logo, and put it on the outside of the bag for public view.

Mexican National Chases, Opens Fire On Calif. Sheriff's Deputy

February 12, 2011
The deputy, who has not been identified, was not injured. He returned fire, wounding the suspect who has been identified as 25-year-old Armando Gonzalez.

Off-duty Baltimore Cop Fires At Man Who Entered His Car

February 12, 2011
The Baltimore PD is investigating the incident and not treating it as an officer-involved shooting because no one was hit. The officer and man scuffled, prior to the officer discharging his weapon.

S.C. Cop Crashed Cruiser Off-Duty While DUI

February 2, 2011
Former North Charleston (S.C.) Police Officer Nicholas Lomma violated several agency policies, including driving a city vehicle while intoxicated and driving a city vehicle outside a 10-mile radius of the city limits while off duty.

Prepare Yourself for Off-Duty Incidents

January 28, 2011

Trouble finding an officer is typical of off-duty incidents. That's the first thing we must understand in order to prepare ourselves for the unexpected off-duty encounter: They can happen at any time anywhere.

Wisconsin Sgt. Assaulted Girlfriend After Casino Argument

January 25, 2011
Sgt. Daniel Hawkin allegedly struck a 32-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman three times, including twice in the face, because she wanted to leave the Black Bear Casino and he didn't.
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