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2 Thoughts on Policing in 2020

2 Thoughts on Policing in 2020

Here are some thoughts for 2020 to continue to reduce line-of-duty deaths and reverse what appears to be a significant spike in police officer death by suicide.

January 3, 2020

2019 in Review: American Police Officers Under Fire From All Angles
Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

Too many officers are driving themselves into their graves—turning their cars into their coffins—in single-vehicle crashes. According to ODMP, there were 34 such preventable duty deaths in a three-year span from 2016 to the present. It's impossible to know how many officers were seriously injured but survived single-vehicle crashes during that time period. Something must be done.

November 30, 2018

Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

Very few people who get into teaching have the mental, emotional, or physical fortitude to use deadly force when under imminent threat. However, every teacher should receive some level of active shooter response training—everyone should have at least some idea of what to do in an attack.

October 12, 2018

IACP 2018: Watching Trump's Speech to Law Enforcement

IACP 2018: Watching Trump's Speech to Law Enforcement

Trump slammed the Obama administration for restricting law enforcement's acquisition of military surplus equipment based on concerns of militarization. He called that "a very strange reason" for keeping life-saving equipment away from officers. "People are shooting at you and some people are worried about how you look,"

October 10, 2018

How to Minimize Accidental “Struck By” Duty Deaths
America's Turning Point – The War on Police

America's Turning Point – The War on Police

We can either be destroyed by ISIS and Al Qaeda terrorists from outside of our borders; or we can be destroyed from within by lawless criminal predators and society's violent criminal activists and police haters.

September 1, 2015

Ambush Attacks on LEOs Tripled in 2014

What's most notable about the NLEOMF's new report on line-of-duty deaths in 2014 is the spike in firearms-related incidents and especially ambushes that resulted in officers' deaths in 2014.

December 31, 2014

Police Union Opposes 'Compassionate' Parole for Calif. Cop Killer
Lessons Learned from the ATF Waco Raid

Lessons Learned from the ATF Waco Raid

A trio of ATF commanders have offered new details about the failed Waco raid and outlined changes within the agency since 1993, as the agency remembers its four fallen agents on the 20th anniversary.

February 27, 2013

How To Honor Fallen Officers

How To Honor Fallen Officers

These officers who made the great sacrifice of their lives in service to others are treasures whose life experiences offer examples of how to live and work.

December 5, 2012

Police Documentary Explores Meaning of Heroism, Sacrifice

Police Documentary Explores Meaning of Heroism, Sacrifice

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund and Modern City Entertainment are teaming up to create "Heroes Behind the Badge," a documentary about the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers serving across America.

October 12, 2012

C.O.P.S. Offers Help To Affected Co-Workers

C.O.P.S. Offers Help To Affected Co-Workers

As a part of this year's National Police Survivors' Conference in May during National Police Week, we will be offering new sessions tailored for affected co-workers. The debriefing topics will cover death by felonious action, accidental action, drunk driving, and friendly fire/friendly action.

February 21, 2012

Alleviating Line-of-Duty Trauma

Alleviating Line-of-Duty Trauma

Concerns of Police Survivors will offer several training sessions to help agencies better prepare for the trauma that follows a line-of-duty death. The sessions will also cover survivor benefits, police disability, police suicide, and helping affected co-workers.

December 20, 2011

Decorated SWAT Cop's Watch Ends Too Soon

Decorated SWAT Cop's Watch Ends Too Soon

In the days following Officer Capoot's death, we learned more about the man. Jim was a dedicated, respected, and outstanding police officer, as well as a warmly generous human being.

November 28, 2011