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Wounds That Never Heal

July 6, 2016

I asked about the suspect, and they told me they last observed him getting off of the elevator on the third floor. I notified dispatch and I headed to the third floor. The smart thing to do would have been to wait on my backup. But I was a rookie.

Video: Michigan Mother-Son Duo Join the Same Police Force

May 3, 2016
First they attended the police academy together, and now a mother and son team have been sworn in as officers on the Flint (MI) Police Department.

No Prison Time for NYPD Officer in Fatal Shooting at Housing Project

April 19, 2016
The former NYPD officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project was not given prison time in his sentencing on Tuesday as scores of his supporters and protesters rallied outside the courthouse.

Video: Tennessee Deputy Shot in Face with AK-47

December 18, 2015
The man accused of shooting at Carter County, TN, deputies Wednesday night and wounding a rookie deputy used an AK-47 assault rifle before running to a cave behind the home.

Rookie Tennessee Deputy Killed in Single-Car Crash

September 29, 2015
A Madison County, Tenn., deputy was killed in a single-car crash at about 2 a.m. today while she was responding to a call for backup from another officer.

Kentucky Trooper Killed In Crash

June 24, 2015
Police say 23-year-old Kentucky State Police Trooper Eric Chrisman was in his cruiser responding to a reckless driving complaint when he lost control in a curve and crossed into the path of a tractor trailer. More Here.

Video: Kentucky Trooper Killed In Crash

June 24, 2015
Police say 23-year-old Kentucky State Police Trooper Eric Chrisman was in his cruiser responding to a reckless driving complaint when he lost control in a curve and crossed into the path of a tractor trailer.

Rookie Georgia Officer Killed in One-Car Crash

March 16, 2015
A Clayton County, Ga., police officer who graduated from the police academy just four months ago died Sunday night in a crash in the line of duty. More Here.

Video: Police Issue Murder Arrest Warrant for LAPD Officer In Shooting

March 16, 2015
The 27-year-old LAPD officer is a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in a Pomona, Calif., parking lot near an area packed with popular bars and nightclubs.

Police Issue Murder Arrest Warrant for LAPD Officer

March 16, 2015
Pomona, Calif., police have issued an arrest warrant for murder for a rookie LAPD officer in connection with a shooting in Pomona, authorities announced Monday. More Here.

Rookie Georgia Officer Killed in One-Car Crash on Way to Call

March 16, 2015
A Clayton County, Ga., police officer who graduated from the police academy just four months ago died Sunday night in a crash in the line of duty.

Rookie NYPD Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Brooklyn Project

November 21, 2014
Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said that the victim, Akai Gurley, was “a total innocent” and called the shooting “an unfortunate accident.” More Here.

Video: Rookie NYPD Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Brooklyn Project

November 21, 2014
Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said that the victim, Akai Gurley, was "a total innocent" and called the shooting "an unfortunate accident."

Kansas City Officer's Dance-off with Kid

August 12, 2014
A rookie Kansas City (Mo.) police officer made quite an impression on a group of children when he exited his patrol car and busted a dance move.

Kansas City Officer's Dance-off with Kid

August 12, 2014
Kansas City (Mo.) police officer J. Krebs loves to dance, so when he and his partner drove by these dancing little ones while on partol, Krebs’ partner challenged the 26-year-old rookie cop to show off his breakdancing, moonwalking and more, and to see if he could out dance the kids. Read More Here  

The New Guard

March 31, 2014

Capt. Rhonda Lawson, president of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), became the first female field captain in the Texas Highway Patrol's history. In her experience, many officers resent competition with minorities for desired positions.

Superstitions

January 28, 2010
It's been my experience that it's the new guy who's the true harbinger of doom. Like the four horsemen, his name on an in-service sheet is a clarion call that all hell's going to break loose.
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