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Veteran California Officer Retires after 50+ Years of Service

November 20, 2018
Ron McDonald passed the 50-year milestone in 2015, but has decided in 2018 that it's finally time to stop working.

2 Utah Departments Mourn Deaths of 1 Off-Duty, 1 Retired Officer

November 5, 2018
Lieutenant (ret.) James Crowley had served with the West Valley (UT) Police Department. Sergeant Cory Peterson had served with the Unified Police Department.

Retiring Wisconsin Chief Gets Special Radio Call from Marine Corp Son Stationed Overseas

October 9, 2018
Edgerton Police Chief Tom Klubertanz retired last week, and received many radio messages as he called in 10-42. One of the messages he received was from his son—a United States Marine stationed in Africa.

Boston's Famous "Bullpen Cop" Set to Retire in January 2019

September 26, 2018
One of the most iconic images of the 2013 baseball playoffs is when Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter went head-first into the Red Sox bullpen aiming to snag a home run ball hit by David Ortiz, and Boston Police officer Steve Horgan raised his fists in jubilation when the ball eluded Hunter's glove.

Video: Retiring Massachusetts Officer Surprised by Son on Final Radio Call

August 7, 2018
Officer Duane Ledoux — who served with the Southbridge Police Department for more than 30 years — became emotional when the final radio call announcing his retirement was delivered by his own son. Ledoux's son Nate had flown across the country to send his father off.

Retiring Massachusetts Officer Surprised by Son on Final Radio Call

August 7, 2018
Officer Duane Ledoux — who served with the Southbridge Police Department for more than 30 years — became emotional when the final radio call announcing his retirement was delivered by his own son. Ledoux's son Nate had flown across the country to send his father off. More here.

Texas Officer Who Worked 32 Years Without a Sick Day Retires

August 6, 2018
Senior Patrol Officer Ronald "Pookie" Hall of the Texas City (TX) Police Department — who never took a sick day in his 32 years on the job — was celebrated by colleagues on his final day on duty. The final radio call was captured on camera and posted to the police department's Facebook page. Hall returned the call, "8125, clear" as he tapped his chest with some emotion as officers applauded. More Here.

Video: Texas Officer Who Worked 32 Years Without a Sick Day Retires

August 6, 2018
Senior Patrol Officer Ronald "Pookie" Hall of the Texas City (TX) Police Department — who never took a sick day in his 32 years on the job — was celebrated by colleagues on his final day on duty. The final radio call was captured on camera and posted to the police department's Facebook page. Hall returned the call, "8125, clear" as he tapped his chest with some emotion as officers applauded.

California K-9 Separated from Handler Reunited with Retired Officer

July 3, 2018
The San Francisco Police Officers Association posted on Facebook that the recently retired K-9 separated from his handler will be reunited with the officer.

California K-9 Separated from Handler Suffering Anxiety

July 2, 2018
San Francisco Police Officer Val Kirwan is trying to cut through the red tape that is preventing him from being together with his partner, Baro, as they retire.

Retired NY Trooper Dies from Exposure to Ground Zero Toxins

June 11, 2018
Retired State Police Sergeant Charles Salaway, who was assigned to New York City to work on the search and recovery effort at the World Trade Center following the 9/11 attacks, is the seventh trooper to die from a 9/11-related illness.

Understanding the LEOSA Qualification Process

May 3, 2018

The requirements for a retired officer to carry under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act are simple, so agencies and officers shouldn't complicate them.

Video: Retired Chicago Officer Shoots, Kills Carjacking Suspect

April 26, 2018
"The retired Chicago Police officer was able to fire shots, striking the offender in the upper body. The offender was taken to Mercy Hospital [where he died]. The other two suspects were apprehended, and area south detectives are handling the investigation," Sgt. Rocco Alioto said shortly after the shooting.

Retired Chicago Officer Shoots, Kills Carjacking Suspect

April 26, 2018
"The retired Chicago Police officer was able to fire shots, striking the offender in the upper body. The offender was taken to Mercy Hospital [where he died.] The other two suspects were apprehended, and area south detectives are handling the investigation," Sgt. Rocco Alioto said shortly after the shooting. More Here.

The LEOSA Blues

March 1, 2018

On Dec. 8, I retired from law enforcement after serving over 26 years, and joined the ranks of the LEOSA elite. The next day, I panicked and poked myself to see if blue blood was still running through my veins.

California Deputy Dies 24 Years After Being Shot in Head at Traffic Stop

February 8, 2018
Steven Belanger died Tuesday as a result of injuries he suffered in the December 1994 shooting, according to the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, the union representing the department's deputies.

Officer Who Inspired Films 'Dirty Harry,' 'Bullitt,' and 'Zodiac' Has Died

January 12, 2018
San Francisco Police Detective Dave Toschi was a brash, larger-than-life personality, and he received his most famous assignment in 1969 when, alongside partner Bill Armstrong, he was tasked with handling the Zodiac serial-killer case. That, in turn, led to national prominence and attracted the attention of Hollywood.

107-Year-Old Retired Trooper Celebrates Birthday with Michigan State Police

December 7, 2017
According to the post, Sgt. Clarence Bonter retired from the Michigan State Police Paw Paw post in 1966 after 29 years of service.

Retired NM Officer Killed During Vehicle Pursuit

November 28, 2017
Retired Las Cruces, NM, police officer J.R. Stewart was killed Monday when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle fleeing law enforcement.

How About a Little Respect?

October 17, 2017

To the young cops from the retired cops, we have more sage advice to impart than you realize.

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