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Maryland Officer Fatally Shot, Suspects at Large

Bomba, a 13-year veteran of the department, had called out on a radio about “disorderly subjects” in the parking garage, county police spokesman Tom Jordan said, and was found wounded by officers who arrived to assist.

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Texas Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting of Woman in Her Home

Texas Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting of Woman in Her Home

Police Chief Ed Kraus said he intended to fire Officer Aaron Dean, who had been on the force since April 2018, on Monday morning, but Dean resigned first.

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According to CBS News, 27-year-old Peter Stephan was en route to assist another trooper at the...

Indiana Trooper Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

An Indiana State Trooper died Friday night in a single-vehicle crash.

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Texas Deputy Killed When Passing Car Leaves Roadway, Striking Him

A deputy with the Falls County (TX) Sheriff's Department was struck and killed as he assisted a motorist stopped beside a freeway in the central area of the state on Friday afternoon.

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Sgt. Steve Fish speaks from experience when he discusses how stress and trauma in an officer's...

(Video) Overcoming Adversity and Preventing Suicide

Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how he overcame adversity in his own life when he found himself in a bad place after he defeated cancer but saw both his parents pass away in a very short time span.

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Curtis Moore (left)—a student at Palatka High School—was the artist with the winning design for...

Florida Sheriff's Office Unveils Specially Skinned Patrol Vehicle

When the Putnam County (FL) Sheriff's Office made the determination that a replacement vehicle was more financially sound than continuing to maintain one of its aging patrol cars, they enlisted the assistance of students from a local high school to come up with a design for the exterior paint.

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Both consumer and professional apps running on smartphones have become critical tools for patrol...

How To Get the Most Out of Your Handheld Devices

Get to know your phones and tablets so you can take advantage of special features and know their limitations.

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Texas Officers Attend Fallen Officer's Son's First Football Game

Law enforcement officers from Southern Texas—including contingents from the Mission Police Department, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, and the US Customs and Border Protection—were among a "sea of law enforcement" who attended the first football game to be played by the 13-year-old son of a Mission PD officer killed in the line of duty in June.

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A man from the United Kingdom is paying tribute to the service of Harris County (TX) Deputy...

British Citizen Honors Fallen Texas Deputy with Personalized Sports Car

A man from the United Kingdom is paying tribute to the service of Harris County (TX) Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal with a specially painted sports car.

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Illinois State Police to Discontinue Bachelor's Degree Requirement

The Illinois State Police announced this month that the agency would no longer require a four-year degree for applicants.

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