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1 Dead, 5 Wounded After Attempted Robbery in St. Louis Cop Bar

December 4, 2014
A former police officer who shot a robber at a south St. Louis bar in 2008 did it again late Tuesday night in a gunfight that wounded him and four others, and killed a woman.

Oldest Police Dog Handler in U.S. Retires

July 10, 2014
After serving for 41 years, Shelburne (Vt.) Police Officer Chris Morrell, 72, is retiring.

Retired Houston Officer Killed in Galveston Motorcycle Accident

February 24, 2014
Dana Tweedie, 61, and Linda Tweedie, 52, were driving along Seawall Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. when 19-year-old Callie Inman of Dayton ran into their motorcycle as she pulled out of a Valero parking lot at 69th Street and Seawall Boulevard, police said.

To Serve and Protect

December 2, 2013

I don’t know for sure what drove Libke to volunteer as a reserve officer. But I bet it was a desire to serve his community.

Retired W.Va. Officer Opens Fire on Courthouse

October 10, 2013
A former Wheeling (W.Va.) Police officer opened fire on the city's federal courthouse Wednesday, firing 15 to 20 rounds before an officer shot and killed him.

Ex-Cop Sister of D.C. Chase Suspect Questions Fatal Shooting

October 7, 2013
The sister of the Connecticut mother killed during a vehicle pursuit in D.C., who is a former NYPD officer, spoke out against police use of deadly force at the end of the incident.

What I Learned From 25 Years of Police Work

September 6, 2013
While training a recruit, I passed on some of the most important lessons that sustained me through my career and kept me motivated to cross the finish line to retirement. I'd like to continue to pass along these lessons so other officers can benefit from what I've learned.

NYPD Facing Loss of 3,000 Veteran Officers

August 26, 2013
The New York Police Department is bracing to lose as many as 3,000 officers hired 20 years ago under the Safe City, Safe Streets program who are now eligible for retirement.

Video: Phoenix Police Questioned After In-Custody Death

August 21, 2013
The family of a man who died after Phoenix Police arrested him at an apartment complex has questioned the tactics police used to take him into custody.

Second Careers

August 17, 2013

For those who finish their law enforcement careers, the breadth of experiences the profession avails them offers all manner of post-career options, and nothing speaks to the heart of the adrenaline junkie like another round in the octagon of law enforcement.

Cop Turned Actor Dennis Farina Dies

July 22, 2013
Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who made a second career in movies and TV, has died in Arizona. Farina served for 18 years with the Chicago Police Department, before working his way into movies.

Retired Cop Subdues Road-Raging Attorney

June 20, 2013
A retired LAPD officer took down an attorney on a Los Angeles street Monday morning after the attorney attacked him during a road-rage incident.

Financial Literacy for Cops

June 19, 2013

If ever a cop had to concern himself with providing for his family today and tomorrow, it is now. To that end, some cops have taken on second and even third jobs; others have deferred their retirement. And still they worry.

Officer Who Survived Sikh Temple Shooting Retires

May 16, 2013
The Oak Creek (Wis.) Police officer who was hit by 12 rounds during the Sikh Temple shooting was forced to retire, after doctors wouldn't clear him to return to police work.

Slain NYPD Cop's Partner Chokes Up In Court

May 13, 2013
The partner of slain NYPD cop Peter Figoski choked up in court yesterday as he testified in the trial of two Brooklyn men accused in the botched robbery that led to the fatal shooting.

Retired Ga. Major Arrested In Child Porn Sting

April 11, 2013
A major who once commanded the Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Police Department's special operations unit was arrested Wednesday as part of an internet child pornography sting.

Documentary Features Calif. Homicide Detective

March 29, 2013
A crowd-funded documentary will feature a former Glendale, Calif., police detective who started a crime-scene cleaning business after a medical retirement.

Newtown Considers Retired Officers for School Security

March 6, 2013
Newtown (Conn.) Police Chief Michael Kehoe has proposed hiring retired officers as "school security officers" to help beef up security at district schools.

NRA Calls for Armed Officers in All Schools

December 21, 2012
Saying the only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre called for armed officers in all schools today during a press conference at the organization's headquarters.

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.
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