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NC Sheriff’s K-9 Accidentally Killed by Police Officer
Knightdale police chief Lawrence Capps said the dog was accidentally shot by one of his officers.
FL Deputy Critically Injured While Directing Traffic
Deputy Andy Lahera was flown to an area trauma center where he is currently stable, but in critical condtion. The sheriff said he was flung many feet and has many broken bones and internal injuries.
First Look: Emergency Data Sharing Solutions
Prepared’s communications software products allow callers to send video, images, and other data to emergency call center personnel and first responders.
GA Deputy Killed in Off-Duty Lawn Mower Accident
Lt. Scott Underwood, a supervisor for a patrol unit, was cutting grass behind his home when the mower overturned along a creek.
TX Officers Rescue Kidnapped Baby Taken in Stolen Car
Just over an hour after the initial call, officers located the stolen car and took the suspect into custody. The baby was not in the vehicle.
MA Officer Named SRO of the Year
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) announced that it will present its 2023 Floyd Ledbetter National School Resource Officer of the Year Award to Officer Peter Sutera of the Gloucester (MA) Police Department.
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2 Progressive Representatives Voted Against House Resolution Honoring Fallen Officers
During a vote Monday recognizing National Police Week, Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Cori Bush, D-Mo., uttered the only nays heard from the House floor as the chamber voted on the pro-law enforcement resolution.
Farmington Sergeant Wounded in Gunfight with Active Shooter
Sgt. Rachel Discenza arrived on the scene minutes after the 18-year-old male suspect began firing at houses and vehicles in his neighborhood. She confronted the shooter and they both opened fire.
Guest Editorial: Why Americans Should Care About National Police Week
In 1991, when we dedicated the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, there were 12,561 names inscribed on that monument. We thought it would be 100 years or more before we would ever run out of space. We were wrong.
Working with Crime Scene Investigators
POLICE Magazine Editor David Griffith chats with forensic investigator and Columbia Southern University professor Dr. Heidi Sievers about forensic training and how officers and crime scene investigators can work together to achieve best results.
Biden’s Police Week Message Slams Police Defunding, Touts Gun Control Measures
"Let’s be very clear. The answer is not to defund the police," Biden said. "It is to provide you with the resources and training to be the partners and protectors of the communities that are in need."
556 Fallen Officers Honored at Annual Police Week Vigil
This year the names of 556 U.S. fallen law enforcement officers were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, bringing the total number of names to 23,785.
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