The chief of the Nashville Metro Police Department took to Twitter late last week to plead for citizens to thank a police officer, appreciate the difficulty of their jobs, and understand that despite being fewer in numbers officers are being asked to do more and more every day.
A student at a New Mexico high school said in a note that he wanted to shoot his ex-girlfriend and others at the Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho on Valentine's Day.
The January 28 incident that prompted the policy change left two drug suspects identified as Dennis and Rhogena Tuttle dead, and five undercover narcotics officers wounded in a gun battle.
The Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy posted on Facebook, "It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Master Sergeant Daniel Hinton. Master Sergeant Hinton suffered cardiac arrest during a training exercise and was transported to Gulf Coast Hospital where he later passed away."
In recently released video, officers with the Tulsa (OK) Police Department can be seen rescuing two children from a vehicle that had been carjacked.