President Trump signed a number of Executive Orders aimed at curbing the uptick in violence against law enforcement, reducing rising crime rates, and enforcing federal law to thwart transnational criminal organizations. In response, FLEOA issued the following statement.
February 10, 2017
Columbus, OH, police officers were targeted by gunfire early Thursday morning, according to police. Officers have not released a suspect description at this time and no injuries have been reported.
July 21, 2016
Correctional officer Mari Johnson, 55, was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead. She began working for the department in 2009.
July 20, 2016
On Sunday, the Baton Rouge SWAT team's training kicked in and the team performed flawlessly in responding to an ambush on officers, an emotional Dabadie said at a press conference.
July 18, 2016
A gunman with an AR-15-style rifle opened fire on four plainclothes police officers in an unmarked car Thursday night in West Baltimore, police said.
July 15, 2016
An upstate New York correction officer was severely injured after opening an explosive package sent to his Floyd home, the Oneida (NY) County Sheriff’s Office said.
May 31, 2016
Police have released new images of three suspects wanted in the assault of school officers in Northeast Philadelphia.
May 5, 2016
A medical emergency was announced, and as staff entered the cell, Puckett threw an unknown substance on them, officials said. He then used an inmate-manufactured weapon to stab a correctional officer in the head.
April 14, 2016
Officer Edward Morrison is earning praise for ignoring his own wounds to protect others when he was attacked with a razor while working his off-duty job at a Chicago tow yard.
March 11, 2016
A Cheyenne (WY) PD K-9 is being credited with saving his handler from an attack Tuesday morning.
October 5, 2015
Veteran deputy Bill Myers of the Okaloosa (Fla.) Sheriff's Office has died from injuries in a morning shooting after serving papers to the suspect, who is also dead.
September 22, 2015
"The guy slammed the door out on the deputy and then jumped at him and just started wailing and hitting him across the head and just beating him," said George Cooper, who stopped to help.
September 8, 2015
An inmate has been sentenced to 22 years in state prison for cutting the throat of a Pinal County detention officer and kicking a Department of Corrections officer.
September 1, 2015
A rookie Texas Department of Criminal Justice guard was beaten to death Wednesday at a northeast Texas prison as he was transporting an inmate with an extensive history of attempted escapes and previous beatings of prison personnel from a day room to a cell.
July 16, 2015
A multi-agency manhunt is under way after a deputy was beaten and cut during a traffic stop in Pearlington, Miss., on Monday evening, Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said.
May 19, 2015