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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.

Drunk is No Excuse for This

June 5, 2009
Here’s the tale of the tape: Anthony Abbate, 38, is six-foot, three-inches tall and weighs 250 pounds. The woman he pummeled, Karolina Obrycka, 26, is a foot shorter and weighs 125 pounds.

Off-Duty Survival

February 1, 2009

Dealing with incidents when you're off duty can be very different from working in uniform. Before you involve yourself in an off-duty incident, it is imperative that you have a game plan in place. As my former boss often told us, "Failure to plan is planning to fail."

Florida Cop, Intruder Hurt in Fight at Home

December 31, 2008
After entering the Southwest Miami-Dade home through the back door, he was confronted by Luis Fernandez, a Doral police officer and 23-year Miami police veteran.

Off-Duty Long Island Cop Saves Drowning Man, While Hunting

December 22, 2008
A Long Island cop and his dog saved the life of an elderly man trapped for hours in an icy marsh—then went on with their planned hunting trip, the officer said Sunday.

Arizona Officer Dies After Charity Boxing Match

September 18, 2008
A 22-year-old Phoenix police officer who collapsed after boxing a firefighter during a charity bout at Fort McDowell Casino has died.

L.A. Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down Outside Family Home, Investigators Suspect Mexican Mafia

August 4, 2008
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy gunned down Saturday outside his boyhood home in Cypress Park had been assigned to guard the most dangerous inmates in the county, including members of the notorious Mexican Mafia gang, authorities said Sunday.

Off-Duty Baltimore Cop Killed in Fight with On-Duty Officers

April 24, 2008
A 65-year-old Baltimore police officer was shot and killed by another officer this morning after he walked out of a bar with brass knuckles to join a fight outside, then drew a handgun after being hit with a Taser, police said.

Georgia Officer Stabbed Working Security in Grocery Store

December 13, 2007
An Athens-Clarke County, Ga., police officer was attacked and stabbed Tuesday night while working security in a grocery store.

Off-the-Clock Robbery Response

September 1, 2007

We are off duty more than we are on duty—that's pretty obvious. Yet very little training time, if any at all, is devoted to off-duty survival. Even less training time is devoted to off-duty firearms training.

Shots Fired: Salt Lake City, Utah 02•12•2007

May 1, 2007

Sitting there, Hammond became dully aware of banging emanating from elsewhere in the mall. He thought it odd that mall construction should be taking place at such an hour. But as he neared the center of the mall, he looked down to his left from the second-floor walkway. That’s when he saw bloodied bodies lying on the ground below.

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