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Editorial: Life Insurance

You face many life-threatening hazards on the job, take the precautions necessary to protect yourself.

February 12, 2021

Lying with Numbers

Lying with Numbers

The press and anti-police activists love to use statistics to slam police, but their interpretation is biased and they cook the data by leaving out key variables.

February 7, 2018

In His Own Words

In His Own Words

Slain Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield left a record of public service and a book of his thoughts on what it means to be a "public servant."

November 2, 2017

Black Officers' Lives Matter, Too

Black Officers' Lives Matter, Too

From the point of view of anti-police activists, the only black lives that "matter" are those of street criminals killed by police.

March 4, 2016

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure

Abraham Lincoln spoke of the willingness to fight and die for others as "the last full measure of devotion." Officers who agree to have their organs donated upon death exemplify that devotion.

September 10, 2013

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

"Kill me if you can, suckers." That was the taunting sign-off of a letter written to the Gastonia (N.C.) Gazette newspaper last month by convicted killer Danny Hembree Jr.

February 7, 2012

What Gets You Killed

What Gets You Killed

Each year the FBI compiles a special report on law enforcement officers killed and assaulted (LEOKA). Although it's a grim topic, much can be learned about the behavior of cop killers and the cops who are feloniously killed by analyzing the source data.

August 9, 2011

Jeffrey Stenroos: Crying Wolf

The Jeffrey Stenroos case is the law enforcement version of the "Boy Who Cried Wolf." And as every schoolchild knows, crying wolf when there isn't one is a good way to get eaten.

March 8, 2011

Saving Police Lives

Saving Police Lives

The odds of you dying in a traffic accident are much higher than the odds of you being shot while restrained in your car.

February 1, 2011

The Aggrieved: Survivor Maureen Faulkner

The Aggrieved: Survivor Maureen Faulkner

Maureen Faulkner knows the truth, and she wants everyone else to know it. Danny Faulkner was a good cop, a decorated officer who loved his job, loved his family and friends, and loved serving his community. And Mumia Abu-Jamal was, and is, a cold-blooded killer who was motivated by his pure hatred of all cops to murder her husband.

May 1, 2008

Justice Denied

In 1982, when Abu-Jamal was sentenced to death, Maureen Faulkner believed that she would soon see justice for her husband. But over the last 26 years she has seen nothing but injustice.

May 1, 2008

The State of American Law Enforcement - Teaching to the Test

The State of American Law Enforcement - Teaching to the Test

One thing that's clear from the statistics is that law enforcement is becoming a more dangerous occupation. Which begs the question: Is the training that the average law enforcement officer receives adequate enough to help him or her counter the threats presented by the job?

March 1, 2008

Childhood's End

Records show that on Sept. 23, 1997, North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Ed Lowry pulled a car with South Carolina plates on I-95 near Fayetteville. The reason for the stop was reported as a seat belt violation, but the real reason was probably just that feeling that some veteran cops get that something just ain’t right.

April 1, 2005

Getting Away With Murder

On the morning of April 29, 2002, Dep. David March of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation on the streets of Irwindale, Calif. Minutes later, he was dead.

July 1, 2003

Swimming the Witch

Police officers swept up in a high-profile case involving accusations of racism and excessive force probably sympathize with those poor swimming witches. Except their trial is not by water, it's by media.

October 1, 2002