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K.C. Officer Honored for Off-Duty Bravery During Toxic Spill

April 27, 2010
Findley was heading home after working an overnight shift, when he came across the tanker truck accident. After noticing a vapor cloud, Findley got out of his car in street clothes and began directing traffic away from the wreck.

Hoodie-Wearing Man Robs Off-Duty D.C. Officer at Gunpoint

April 25, 2010
A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt robbed an off-duty D.C. Metro police officer on Saturday, and the officer fired at the fleeing suspect

Ohio Motor Officer Gets Job Back After Speeding Incident

March 10, 2010
A Gahanna (Ohio) police officer will return to his department, which had fired him after he was clocked speeding at 149 mph on a motorcycle while off duty.

No Federal Charges Against Officers in Sean Bell Shooting

February 16, 2010
More than three years after the fatal police shooting of Sean Bell, federal prosecutors have decided not to bring a civil rights case against the New York City police officers involved in the case.

Wounded Off-Duty Police Officer Kills Alleged Teen Attacker

February 9, 2010
An off-duty New Jersey sheriff's deputy, critically injured in a shooting at a go-go club, shot his attacker dead before collapsing, police said.

Off-Duty Officer Shot During Movie Theater Robbery

January 18, 2010
Anthony Yip, 40, was waiting to buy a ticket at the Bridge theater, when a gunman attempted to rob the box office. Yip identified himself as an officer and attempted to stop the man, who opened fire, hitting Yip in the shoulder.

Dealing With the Off-Duty Cop

January 14, 2010
Not much has been written about the prospect of dealing with the off-duty cop. Yet you can be certain that at some point you will.

Detroit Teen Gets 53 Years For Carjacking Officer

January 12, 2010
David Laston was convicted last month of shooting officer Thomas Rettig outside a southwest Detroit auto parts store.

Philly Officer to be Stripped of Badge for Off-Duty Killing of Unarmed Man

January 5, 2010
The off-duty police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 21-year-old man in November during a street fight will be stripped of his badge, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey announced yesterday.

$5K Reward Offered In Philly Officer's Shooting

January 1, 2010
Officer Martin Campbell, 23, is recovering from surgery to his leg after a bullet nicked an artery. Two men have been arrested in connection to the shooting.

Off-Duty Officer Helps Wal-Mart Greeter Detain Shoplifter

December 30, 2009
After observing Joseph Anthony Hill attempting to force his way past the greeter with a shopping cart with unpaid TVs and a computer, officer Josh Wright identified himself and showed his badge.

Off-Duty D.C. Detective Waves Gun After Snowballs Pelt His SUV

December 20, 2009
A veteran Washington D.C. detective waved his gun angrily after his Hummer was hit with snowballs during the weekend's storm, the New York Daily News reports.

Chicago Officer Who Pummelled Female Bartender Fired

December 16, 2009
The Chicago Police Board has fired Anthony Abbate, whose videotaped beat-down of a female bartender while he was off duty landed on YouTube and embarrassed Chicago police.

Chicago Officer Pummells Female Bartender

December 16, 2009

Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate attacks bartender Karolina Obrycka while off duty. Obrycka had attempted to cut him off.

Plainclothes Sergeant Shoots Con Artist In Times Square

December 11, 2009
A plainclothes NYPD sergeant fatally shot a 25-year-old man outside of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square after confronting the man, who he believed was involved in a fraud scheme to intimidate tourists into buying CDs.

Off-Duty Stealth Tips

December 10, 2009
Perform a fashion check before you leave the house: Do I look like a cop? If so, then go prepared. If you don't want to be bothered, tone down the wardrobe.

Las Vegas Officer Is Department's Third Killed in 2009

November 20, 2009
Las Vegas police are mourning the death of Trevor Nettleton, the 30-year-old who was shot and killed while off duty during an attempted robbery attempt at his home, the Review Journal reports.

Shots Fired: Palm Desert, California 03•30•1996

November 19, 2009

"But you're making it my problem," Hendrix told Ripley. "I can't just let you shoot these people. This is not the way to handle this."

Off-Duty Considerations

October 29, 2009
The other day a young officer inquired about off-duty actions and equipment. His question focused on how to act, so here's my advice.

Video: State Trooper Punches Sergeant During FOP Fundraiser

September 7, 2009
A fundraiser for a deceased Providence police officer turned ugly early Saturday when an off-duty state trooper allegedly punched a Providence police sergeant in the face at the police union hall, the Providence Journal reports.
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