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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.

Cleaning Up the LEOSA Mess

October 22, 2009
If the LEOSA improvements bills become law, retired officers will need to have an official ID from their agency and qualify with a state-certified firearms instructor who qualifies police in their states of residence. This could make it much easier for retired officers from say Illinois agencies to exercise LEOSA carry rights.

Retired California Deputy Kills Purse Snatching Suspect

October 13, 2009
La Habra police received a call about 5 p.m. from a woman who said her purse had been snatched in the 1300 block of Beach Boulevard. Police then received a second call from the retired deputy, who said he was in his car chasing the suspects, who were fleeing in their vehicle, said Cindy Knapp, a spokeswoman for the La Habra Police Department.

NYPD Cracks Down on Ex-Cops for Using Trademarked Department Shield

July 10, 2009
The NYPD is warning retired cops they can't display the department shield on T-shirts or Web sites - drawing howls of outrage.

Virginia Security Company Offers Executive Protection Training for Cops

May 9, 2008
Cops are drawn to personal security work as a part-time job or employment after retirement. They need special training so they can learn the differences between being a cop and being a personal security professional, he explains.

30th Anniversary: Voices of Experience

October 1, 2006

On the occasion of our thirtieth anniversary, Police Magazine decided to contact veteran officers and ask them how law enforcement has changed in the past three decades.

The Afterlife

July 1, 2003

There are many benefits to pursuing a career in law enforcement, one of them being you can retire at a relatively young age with a pension. But to continue paying the bills, there are retired law enforcement officers working in just about every field of human enterprise.

Freelancing for Fugitives

March 1, 1996

If you think bounty hunters are mythical characters of the Wild West or figments of the imaginations of Hollywood scriptwriters, you'd better think again. The bounty hunter is alive and well in contemporary America.  The average fee for bringing in a bad guy runs between $400 and $600. Some par­ticularly high-profile cases can net $10,000 to $87,000 for an arrest.

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