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Blue Ink: Your Police Tattoos

November 29, 2012
The symbols of courage, strength and honor remind us once again that America's law enforcement officers represent one of this country's proudest assets.

Blue Ink: Reader Police Tattoos

November 21, 2012

We asked you to show us your "blue ink," and many of you responded with images of your law enforcement tattoos that carry a personal significance regarding a fallen partner, inspirational Biblical reference, or special accomplishment. Photos courtesy of PoliceMag.com readers.

Police Cover-up Found in Bartender Beating

November 14, 2012
A federal jury awarded Karolina Obrycka $850,000 and found that a widespread code of silence had emboldened off-duty Chicago police Officer Anthony Abbate to beat her in a notorious attack captured by security cameras.

Blue Ink: Police Tattoos

November 7, 2012

Tattoos have become very popular in the law enforcement and military communities. Officers who get inked often choose a tattoo of something that has great meaning to them, such as family, their faith, or a close friend. View a few examples of tattoos. Photos courtesy of Steve Winterstein of Five-O Tattoo in Elburn, Ill.

Whistleblower Chicago Cops Claim Retaliation

November 5, 2012
Two Chicago Police officers who reported officer misconduct to the FBI claim their commanders retaliated against them by giving them dead-end assignments.

Chicago Police Culture On Trial In Bartender's Beating Case

October 22, 2012
Allegations of a culture in which Chicago police jump to protect fellow officers accused of wrongdoing are at the heart of a federal civil trial beginning Monday that pits the victim of a barroom beating by an off-duty officer against the city.

Philly Union Holds Fund-raiser for Fired Cop

October 12, 2012
The Fraternal Order of Police will fete the 19-year veteran dismissed for punching a woman at the Puerto Rican Day Parade with a $30-per-person benefit Oct. 28.

Is 'End of Watch' Just 'Training Day II?'

October 1, 2012
"End of Watch" is from start to finish undeniably entertaining, and on those occasions when it is on tactically and procedurally sound footing, it transcends any other patrol-oriented film I have ever seen.

Vigil for Fallen Mich. Cop Draws 1,000

September 12, 2012
A flock of birds flew above headed northeast in a sky cast orange and blue by the setting sun as a crowd of over 1,000 below gathered to honor fallen West Bloomfield Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke during a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening.

IA Probe: Speeding Miami Cop Should Be Fired

July 17, 2012
The Miami Police Officer who was pulled over and held at gunpoint by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper for exceeding 100 mph while off duty should lose his job, an internal investigation found.

Body-Worn Cameras and Privacy

July 16, 2012
Use these tips for handling "insider" recordings that may cause embarrassment when deploying on-body cameras.

Video: Cop Tells Sheriff To 'Calm Down'

July 3, 2012
Benton County Sheriff Keith Ferguson exchanged tense words Saturday with a Bentonville police officer who pulled him over to ask about an improper license plate.

Heated Exchange Between Sheriff and Cop

July 3, 2012

Benton County (Ark.) Sheriff Keith Ferguson exchanged tense words Saturday with a Bentonville Police officer who pulled him over to ask about an improper license plate. Source: 5NEWS. Read the full story here.

N.J. Cop Surrenders After Firing at Pa. Officers

June 18, 2012
An off-duty Clifton (N.J.) PD police officer surrendered to a negotiator after a 10-hour standoff in which he fired at responding patrol and SWAT officers.

Engage Your Brain Before Acting

June 14, 2012
Let me ask you this: If the driver had been a fellow cop, would you have cited him? And if you wouldn't have, would it be because of "professional courtesy" or something else?

Van Jones: A Window Into Extreme Leftist Thinking

May 23, 2012

Generally, I don't pay a lot of attention to the mutterings of extreme partisans on either side of the political divide. But a recent Rolling Stone interview with former Obama administration Green Jobs advisor Van Jones gave such insight into the brain waves of extreme leftists that it got me thinking.

Are You a Coward?

May 14, 2012
That oath did not spare the lives of some officers who failed to live up to it. I will refrain from listing their names herein as they have already paid the ultimate price for their reticence to do what obviously had to be done.

Video: N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012
A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is now under disciplinary review for interfering with two Richfield Park officers attempting to detain the emotionally disturbed son of a city councilwoman.

N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012

A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is facing discplinary review for interrupting a Ridgefield police sergeant's attempt to detain an emotionally disturbed man. Officer Regina Tasca said she intervened to stop excessive force.

Law Enforcement Is a Contact Sport

April 25, 2012
My Field Training Officer (FTO) often compared police work to playing on a football team. He would say, "The team with the least amount of penalties wins." The analogy always stuck with me and after 10 years as an officer, it still rings true.
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