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<p>California Highway Patrol vehicle at site of the attack. (Photo: Screen Shot from ABC30.</p>

California Officer Slashed in Face During Encounter with Mentally Ill Man

June 25, 2015
A California Highway Patrol officer was slashed in the face with a sharp object early Tuesday in the town of Livingston during an encounter with a reportedly mentally ill man. The man was Tasered and taken into custody.

Cleveland Officer Can Sue City for Wrongful Suspension Over Facebook Posts

June 25, 2015
U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko, in an order issued Monday, wrote that Sgt. Johnny Hamm has a "plausible claim for deprivation" of his right to due process, if what Hamm alleges is true. Boyko wrote that the complaint over the Facebook posts was lodged by police Chief Calvin Williams and decided at a disciplinary hearing that was also presided over by the chief.

Video: Footage of North Carolina Officer Dancing Goes Viral

June 25, 2015
The internet calls Lee "the dancing cop." Someone posted a video to Facebook showing him dancing with strangers during an event. Hickory Police and members of the Kappa League of Hickory hosted a community block party last Thursday.

FLEOA Wins Fight to Exempt Federal Officers From IRS 10% Penalty

June 24, 2015
Today, the Senate passed H.R. 2146 which will allow federal public safety officers to access their Thrift Savings Plan at age 50 without incurring the IRS 10% penalty.

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.

California Officer Bitten by K-9, Shoots Dog

June 23, 2015
Officials say an officer went out there and was attacked by the dog. Details have not been released as to how the dog attacked him.

Video: Colorado Officer Comforts Toddler After Her Father was Killed in Crash

June 23, 2015
Struck said he was handed the little girl, around 2-years-old, by another first-responder. The little girl's father was the man who died in the crash.

Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant to Search Hotel or Motel Registries

June 23, 2015
The case concerning hotel registries is likely to have a broad impact, as dozens of cities allow warrantless searches, which law enforcement officials say help them catch fugitives and fight prostitution and drug dealing.

NYPD Plans to Hire 1,300 Officers

June 23, 2015
Increasing the size of the force had been a top priority of the City Council speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, and the notion was endorsed by Mr. de Blasio’s police commissioner, William J. Bratton. But the move has been opposed by some advocates for criminal justice reform, and it is expected to add at least $100 million to the city’s budget, the New York Times reports.

Video: NYPD Officers Punched, Pushed During Harlem Arrest

June 23, 2015
"That’s my sister," the man, identified by cops as Terrell Mitchell, 26, can be heard yelling before he sucker punches the male officer twice in the back of the head, knocking off his glasses.
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