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WI Community Raises $18K to Buy K9 Partner for Retired Officer Handler
Pushback from the village's residents was immediate. Petitions started floating around online to keep the pair together -- and a GoFundMe account was created to raise money to hep Patla purchase the dog.
July 8, 2020
Wisconsin Handler Will be Separated from K-9 Partner
An officer with the Twin Lakes (WI) Police Department will likely be separated from his K-9 partner after posting his two-week notice of departing the agency, and the village board determined that the dog would remain the "property" of the department.
July 2, 2020
Father of Fallen Louisville Officer Criticizes Elected Officials for Lack of Leadership
An officer who is now retired from the Louisville Metro Police Department has expressed frustration with elected leaders in that city as well as agency command staff for what he calls "inadequate" leadership amid ongoing protests following the shooting death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in late May.
June 17, 2020
Retired Maryland Officer Falsely Accused of Accosting Teen Protesters
A retired officer with the Montgomery County Police Department—who had served with the agency for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2016—was falsely accused of accosting three teens who were posting signs along a bike trail decrying the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis late last month, but has now been vindicated as innocent.
June 9, 2020
Man Charged with Murder in Killing of Retired Missouri Officer
A man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of retired St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department captain David Dorn, who was killed while protecting a friend's pawn shop from looters last week.
June 8, 2020
Ken Osmond, Child Actor Turned Police Officer Dead at Age 76
Ken Osmond—who played Eddie Haskell on the "Leave It to Beaver" TV show and later went on to become a police officer has died in Los Angeles at age 76. No cause of death has been released.
May 19, 2020
World War II Vet Dies at 99 After Retiring as Texas' Oldest Certified Officer
The Marine veteran joined the Harris County SO at 70.
April 22, 2020
Former Officer, Wife Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide
A former Puerto Rican police officer reportedly shot and killed his 33-year-old wife before turning a gun on himself during a standoff with police in Florida on Wednesday.
March 20, 2020
Pulling the Pin: Planning for Your Retirement from Law Enforcement
Here are a few thoughts I've collected over the years of knowing a great many retired officers who are incredibly happy and successful after they've shelved the uniform, returned to civilian ranks, and done amazing things as "regular people" after leaving active-duty.
March 13, 2020
Retired Minnesota Police Chief Now Handcrafting Native American Regalia
A retired police chief from the Fond du Lac (MN) Police Department is embarking on another career, handcrafting clothing and other items honoring Native American heritage.
February 18, 2020
Retired Louisiana Officer Accused of Stealing $6,500 from Department
An officer who retired from the Houma (LA) Police Department in late 2019 is now facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of $6,500 of department funds.
February 6, 2020
Woman Fatally Shoots Retired Illinois Trooper, Wounds 2 Others
A woman entered a cigar bar in Illinois on Friday evening and opened fire on a group of patrons, including retired Illinois State Police Trooper Gregory Rieves, retired Special Agent Lloyd Graham, and current ISP Trooper Kaiton Bullock before turning the gun on herself and killing herself, authorities say.
January 27, 2020
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