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What Will You Regret?

December 6, 2012
There are things that I have wondered about such as those occasions when I found myself second-guessing a last second decision not to stop a car near the end of my shift: What might I have missed out on? Invariably, there is no answer to this question.

Dreams, Schemes, and Other Interesting Things

November 16, 2012
Recently, I had a dream in which I was once again working patrol. But rather than writing or dictating our reports, we were drawing them.

Retired NY Cop Says Officer Was 'Aggressor' In Shooting

October 4, 2012
A retired policeman says he shot at another officer in 2010 because he believed the officer was "the aggressor" in the shooting that killed a college football player from Massachusetts.

Ky. Man Accused of Killing Lawman Had Mean Streak

September 11, 2012
Charles Hammer, 81, is accused of killing the former police chief and sheriff, who arrested him in 2002 on charges of harassment, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Retired Police Chief Gunned Down In Revenge Killing

August 30, 2012
A retired Kentucky police chief was fatally shot Tuesday in what friends called a revenge killing. Herbert Proffitt had arrested his accused killer several times over his 40-year law enforcement career.

Video: 'World's Wildest Police Videos' Returns

May 2, 2012
New episodes of the police reality series "World's Wildest Police Videos" will begin airing on Spike TV on May 7 as it returns to prime time for the first time in more than a decade.

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.

Put It in Writing

April 12, 2012
Your written product is often the single most tangible evidence of the work that you do, and if your readership falls off, it will result in unfiled cases, lackluster evaluations, and a generally all-around crappy reputation among your co-workers.

Association Launched for Active and Retired Law Enforcement

March 5, 2012
Corbett believes that Blue 'n' Beyond provides a critical service for officers who are approaching retirement. "The big questions for a lot of officers at the end of their careers is: How am I going to get a job? Where am I going to get a job? What am I going to do?"

Retired Philly Cop Wears Uniform at Occupy Protest

February 14, 2012
Retired Philadelphia Police Capt. Ray Lewis, who gained national attention with his defiant, in-uniform protest and subsequent arrest at Occupy Wall Street, made his first appearance with Occupy Philly on Monday afternoon.

Video: Deputy Fired For Arresting Retired Cop Awarded $200K by Jury

November 10, 2011
A Jackson County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy who was fired after arresting a retired deputy during an altercation captured on dash cam won a civil settlement of more than $200,000 from a federal jury.

Deputy Wrestles with Retired Cop

November 10, 2011

Dash cam released Tuesday shows a Jackson County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy wrestling with a retired deputy (at 1:15) during a traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Retired Orlando Cop 'Lost It' Before Shooting Son

October 4, 2011
A former Orlando (Fla.) Police officer told investigators he "got into a funk" and "lost it" before fatally shooting his 22-year-old son.

Retired Cops Tackle Yemeni Man Mid-Flight

May 9, 2011
Rageh Almurisi went into a rage on American Airlines Flight 1561 and began yelling unintelligibly. A retired U.S. Secret Service agent and retired San Mateo cop wrestled Almurisi to the ground, and a flight attendant slapped on plastic handcuffs.

Hackers Stole IDs of 2,000 Retired California Officers

May 2, 2011
In a Sunday evening e-mail, PORAC informed its members that its data server was breached earlier this month. The hackers stole application files of retired associate members going back to 2008.

Nassau Union Blames Retired NYPD Sgt. for Friendly Fire Death

March 16, 2011
Nassau PBA President James Carver said that retired NYPD Sgt. John Cafarella is known to show up uninvited at crime scenes.

Patrolling America's Most Dangerous City

February 11, 2011

Sgt. John "Rick" Baker takes readers to the front lines of the urban war against violent crime fought by the men and women of the Compton (Calif.) Police Department in his memoir, "Vice: One Cop's Story of Patrolling America's Most Dangerous City." The men and women of the department, which was disbanded in 2000 for budgetary reasons, had a force of no more than 130 officers to deal with 10,000 criminals.

Emotional Survival for Retirement

January 24, 2011

One of the great challenges of turning civilians into crime fighters is developing their sense of being initiated into a unique group of people who will share high-risk adventures and protect not only each other physically, but morally as well, preserving that collective honor we each hold so dear.

Gunman Shot After Opening Fire During School Board Meeting

December 14, 2010
Prior to discharging his weapon, the shooter brandished a can of red spray paint and painted a V with a circle around it on a wall. He then brought out his weapon and began addressing the board meeting.

NRA Explains Changes To Police Carry Law

November 16, 2010
In an exclusive interview with POLICE, the NRA's legislative counsel explains changes signed by President Obama in October. Most notably, the amendments expand the law's definition of active officers who can qualify, giving the right to more federal agents who will be able to carry as retired officers.
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