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Ohio Man Arrested At Movie Theater With Bag of Weapons

August 7, 2012
A 37-year-old Ohio man was charged Monday, after police say he walked into the Regal Cinemas at Crocker Park in Westlake, carrying a satchel full of weapons.

Off-Duty Fla. Cop Subdues Salesman's Accused Killer

July 30, 2012
After hearing gunshots, an off-duty Collier County (Fla.) Sheriff's sergeant left her Cape Coral home and apprehended the man charged with fatally shooting a door-to-door seafood salesman.

The Aurora Tragedy and Off-Duty Carry

July 23, 2012
I can point to those instances where off-duty officers have mitigated the loss of life and stopped such threats. It was a Texas Department of Public Safety officer who chased the Luby's shooter into a restroom where the man killed himself.

Off-Duty N.C. Cop Shot at Gas Station

July 17, 2012
An off-duty Lumberton (N.C.) Police Department officer was fatally shot Tuesday as he and another officer attempted to apprehend a murder suspect. Master Police Officer Jeremiah Goodson had six years of service.

Philly Cop Struck, Killed After Argument

July 16, 2012
An off-duty Philadelphia police officer was struck and killed on his bicycle late Sunday by a driver after an argument between the two men.

Philly Cop Killed by Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

July 9, 2012
Officer Brian Lorenzo, a 23-year veteran and member of the department's elite Highway Patrol unit, was killed early Sunday on Interstate 95 while riding his Harley-Davidson Road King.

Hug Triggers Officer's Gun, Kills Woman

July 9, 2012
Adaisha Miller, who would have turned 25 today, was embracing the officer when the shooting occurred near 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The officer was carrying his .40-caliber service pistol in an inside-the-waistband holster he covered with his shirt.

N.J. Officer Revives Infant

June 6, 2012
Capt. Jose Ruiz was driving with his wife off-duty in Egg Harbor Township when he spotted a woman with a child that didn't look right. He pulled over and began CPR on the infant, reviving the 2-year-old girl.

Video: Texas Deputy Wrestles Burglars

May 24, 2012
The shirtless deputy was captured on a neighbor's surveillance camera wrestling with three suspects who attempted to rob his home. The deputy used methods from his training in an attempt to detain the burglars.

Texas Deputy Wrestles With Home Invaders

May 24, 2012
A shirtless Bexar County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy fought with three robbery suspects outside of his home on Sunday. The fight was captured on a neighbor's surveillance camera. Read the full story here.

In Defense of George Zimmerman

May 3, 2012
Politicians and law enforcement administrators often credit law enforcement with the safety enjoyed in nicer neighborhoods. We don't deserve the credit. Safe neighborhoods are not made so by quality policing.

Dallas Cop Allegedly Fired at Car While Drunk

April 30, 2012
An off-duty Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday in Mesquite after authorities say he drove along Interstate 30, fired at a car with his handgun and continued to drive on the highway with the weapon held out his window.

Off-Duty Denver Cop Fatally Shoots Ex-Con at Church

April 25, 2012
An off-duty Denver Police officer fatally shot a career criminal at an Aurora church, after the suspect shot his aunt.

Video: Retired NYPD Lt. Stops Pharmacy Robber

April 18, 2012
A retired NYPD lieutenant fatally shot a Bloods gang member who attempted to rob a Harlem pharmacy with two accomplices, who are still being sought by police.

Retired NYPD Lt. Stops Pharmacy Robber

April 18, 2012
A retired NYPD lieutenant fatally shot a Bloods gang member who attempted to rob a Harlem pharmacy with two accomplices. The retired cop was filling up his car at a gasoline station across the street, when the robbery occurred. Read the full story here.

Wyo. High Court: Deputy Wrongly Fired

April 2, 2012
The Laramie County Sheriff's Department was wrong for firing a deputy for allegedly mishandling the investigation of a fight between an off-duty officer and Air Force airman.

Mass. Officer Shot Over 'Emotional Relationship'

March 16, 2012
A Beverly cop shot in the groin area by a jealous husband could still face disciplinary action for his "emotional relationship" that he told authorities "got out of hand" with the wife of a Hamilton police sergeant who later committed suicide.

Denver Cop Claims Girlfriend Assaulted Him With Justin Bieber Doll

March 12, 2012
Officer Michael Nuanes Jr., 37, claimed his 42-year-old girlfriend hurled the Barbie-sized doll at him, injuring his foot. The Denver cop had allegedly assaulted his girlfriend.

N.J. Cop Shoots, Kills Mall Hostage Taker

March 9, 2012
An off-duty police officer fatally shot a shoplifter who was holding a hostage at knife point inside Woodbridge Center Thursday evening.

Fla. Officer Reprimanded for Hauling Mattresses On Cruiser

March 6, 2012
A Miami-Dade, Fla., police officer has been relieved of duty, after a local television station aired video showing her hauling mattresses on top of her marked patrol unit.
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