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Tag: Retired Officers
Opinion: It’s Time for Congress to Clarify LEOSA
The Law Enforcement Officer Safety Reform Act (H.R. 354 ) would clarify the qualification requirements so that LEOSA-qualified officers aren’t forced, as they are in some states, to complete SWAT-level qualifications to carry in retirement.
March 29, 2023
Officer Shortage Has LAPD Asking Retirees to Come Back
Officers would be paid the salary they had when they left but wouldn’t receive vacation time or any health, disability and retirement benefits.
January 17, 2023
Retired NYPD Officer Rescues Driver After Car Plunges in NC Lake
The car had traveled off the roadway and crashed in the lake when the retired officer, who is also a local resident, happened to be passing by, fire officials said.
September 22, 2022
Coffee with a Cop: Simple Idea Creates “A Bridge to Communication”
"So, I grabbed a pot of coffee, and I walked around to tables and started pouring coffee. And what that did was completely changed the dynamics of the conversation."
September 6, 2022
Retired Chicago Cop Shot During Robbery
Police say the retired officer and the robber exchanged gunfire and the former Chicago cop was struck in the arm.
August 15, 2022
Judge Rules in Favor of LEOSA Suit Against State of New Jersey
“FLEOA and the NJ FOP joined in this lawsuit to address the injustice the State of New Jersey has been carrying out against law enforcement officers for decades."
June 22, 2022
Retired Chiefs Among Experts Tapped for DOJ Incident Review of Uvalde Mass Shooting Response
The assessment will examine issues including policies, training, communications, deployment and incident command, tactics, and practices as they relate to preparing for and responding to active shooter events, as well as the post-incident response.
June 9, 2022
Senators Propose Allowing Tax Exclusions for Retired Cops, First Responders for Healthcare
“Currently, it is extremely difficult for retired first responders to utilize an existing benefit that helps cover certain health care expenses, which is why I introduced this legislation that would ensure these retirees can make tax-free withdrawals from their pension and direct those amounts to qualifying insurance premiums.”
May 27, 2022
Retired Buffalo Officer Killed in Supermarket Attack Buried with Honors
The officer's family was posthumously awarded a Medal of Honor, the Buffalo Police Department's highest award, on his behalf
May 26, 2022
"Shark Tank" Star Daymond John Offers to Help Family of Retired Officer Killed in Buffalo Shooting
The retired officer's son told the multi-millionaire that his father was a big fan of the show and of Daymond John.
May 20, 2022
Retired Buffalo Officer Among Murdered Victims of Active Shooter, Killed Fighting Back
Retired Buffalo Officer Aaron Salter, 55, was the first to defend lives and engage the shooter when he entered the Tops market around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
May 16, 2022
Retired NYPD Cop's Home Raided in Ireland Over Decommissioned Revolver
Locals say the raid on Jude McGovern's home was the largest in recent memory in the tiny village of Swanlinbar, County Cavan, population 200, involving as many as 10 armed officers in six vehicles.
May 3, 2022
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