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Video: Off-Duty Rookie Officer Fired Over Confrontation with On-Duty Officer

November 5, 2018
A rookie officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has been fired over a confrontation with a uniformed officer with the Swissvale (PA) Police Department.

Off-Duty Rookie Fired Over Confrontation with Uniformed Officer

November 5, 2018
A rookie officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has been fired over a confrontation with a uniformed officer with the Swissvale (PA) Police Department. A witness caught the incident on cell phone video as 25-year-old Sidney Bates—who had just been sworn in with the PPD in May—got into a dispute with an officer in the street. More Here.

Rookie South Carolina Officer Pulls Over Mayor on First Day of Duty

October 22, 2018
Myrtle Beach, SC, Mayor Brenda Bethune said in a Facebook post that she was the subject of a traffic stop by the city's newest patrol officer—Amanda Johnston—and that she's glad she got pulled over for an expired tag.

New NYPD Officer is Daughter of 9/11 Hero

October 16, 2018
Jillian Suarez had just turned nine years old when her father—45-year-old cop Ramon Suarez—ran three times into the North Tower of the World Trade Center to save individuals from the smoke-filled building.

The Old Guy League

September 4, 2018

This old guy league is a collection of distinguished and often colorful characters; take time to get to know a few. It is very important for the older generations to pass on the institutional knowledge and share the hard lessons learned for this profession to progress.

Georgia Sheriff Hires Officer Fired for Hitting Suspect With Squad Car

June 5, 2018
Taylor Saulters, who was fired Friday by the Athens-Clarke County (GA) Police Department, was hired Monday by the nearby Oglethorpe County (GA) Sheriff's Office.

San Francisco Officer's Shots at Moving Vehicle Rekindle Policy Debate

May 24, 2018
A rookie San Francisco officer, officials said, is under investigation after firing two shots at a fleeing auto burglary suspect, a man who was allegedly driving a car toward a fellow officer.

Video: New Mexico Officer Apprehends Murder Suspect on Her First Day

May 1, 2018
Rookie Albuquerque Police Department Officer Stephanie Cockerill's first day on patrol started with a noise complaint but led her to a wanted murder suspect.

New Mexico Officer Apprehends Murder Suspect on Her First Day

May 1, 2018
Rookie Albuquerque Police Department Officer Stephanie Cockerill's first day on patrol started with a noise complaint but led her to a wanted murder suspect. More Here.

Thinking Outside of the Recruiting Box

April 3, 2018

Agencies are being forced to embrace new ways of reaching potential hires to fill their ranks.

San Francisco PD Fires Rookie Officer Over Fatal Shooting

March 13, 2018
“Chris was fired for doing what he was trained to do by the SFPD Academy, and for what happened on his fourth day on the job under extremely stressful and difficult circumstances,” union chief Marty Halloran wrote in a statement. “This was a needless action as any taken by someone wearing the uniform of our chief.”

Rookie Trooper Saves Crash Victim with Makeshift Tourniquet

March 9, 2018
A rookie New Jersey state trooper is being credited with saving an accident victim by using part of a tree branch and a T-shirt to make a tourniquet.

OK Reserve Officer Dies in Crash En Route to Training

February 7, 2018
The 23-year-old reserve officer was en route to mandatory training in Shawnee when his patrol car left the roadway and crashed into a concrete culvert as he attempted to pass another vehicle.

Detroit Officer Shot in Head, in Critical Condition

January 26, 2018
Detroit Officer Glenn Doss was shot in the head in the line of duty Wednesday and is still in "very critical condition" at an area hospital.

Video: Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

January 16, 2018
Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when a woman rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter, who was choking.

Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

January 16, 2018
Around noon on Friday, Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when Melanie Hassee rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter Charlotte in her arms, saying she was choking. More Here.

Rookie L.A. Officer Recovering After Ambush Shooting

January 2, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department says the officer, a recent graduate of the police academy, was shot while patrolling with her training officer.

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.

Rookie Miami Officer Shoots, Kills Man Stabbing Woman while Off Duty

August 14, 2017
“On behalf of the FOP, there is no doubt in our mind that when the investigation is completed, this officer will be declared a hero,” Javier Ortiz, president of Miami Fraternal Order of Police said. “If it wasn't for the swift actions of this officer, we would not only have had just one homicide here, we would've had a victim that would've been tragically injured.”

Once Homeless CA Man Becomes CHP Officer

July 11, 2017
Lopez knows what it’s like to dumpster dive, to be assaulted when sleeping outside, to ask complete strangers for food and water, to routinely feel unsafe. Lopez lived all of that and more in the seven or so months he was homeless in 2012 after losing his job in an Elk Grove tire store, and then his apartment, and then his car, which was repossessed.
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