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Pennsylvania Teens Hope Cadet Academy Leads to Career in Policing
Given today's staffing crisis, it's imperative that the profession not give up on giving interested young people every opportunity to explore policing.
January 27, 2023
Exploring Policing: Training Young People in the Profession Yields Benefits
Simply by participating in Cadet, Explorer, and Internship programs, young "recruits" almost always become advocates and ambassadors for police within their families and peer groups—that outcome alone is worthwhile return on investment, regardless of whether or not any individual goes on to become a sworn officer.
November 4, 2022
TX Officers Rescue Kidnapped Child During Traffic Stop
After running the man’s information, they learned he had an active warrant for kidnapping the child out of Oklahoma in July. He was immediately taken into custody.
October 28, 2022
School Resource Officers Adjust to the Post-COVID Campus Paradigm
It's fair to say that education in America will never be what it was before the year that COVID hit. As everyone begins to adjust to whatever "new normal" will develop in coming years, it will require effort from students, parents, teachers, administrators, and most notable the SROs whose job it is to keep all of the above safe.
October 24, 2022
Officer Saved Baby in 2000, Last Week He Pinned a Badge on Her
Her mother, who works in dispatch, began digging. After several calls, she was able to get in contact with Sgt. Jeff Valdivia, who still works with the Escondido Police Department.
October 11, 2022
2022 Innovative LE Leaders: Missouri Chief Works to Build the Character Of Kids
Through athletics and day camp activities Willard Police Chief Thomas McClain teaches his community’s kids about responsibility, honor, self control, and discernment.
September 28, 2022
NY Sheriffs to Race at Watkins Glen in Sheriffs’ Showdown 2
“We can't race by the rules of the racetrack. We can't race head-to-head so there's not a start and finish. So, we are racing eight laps and we're looking for the closest to the adjusted track speed for that car you're driving,” explains Sheriff Todd Baxter.
September 26, 2022
Dallas Police Provide New Shoes to More Than 500 Kids
"Building relationships within our community is a very important aspect of our job. Over the past six years, the Share the Shoes campaign has enabled us to bridge the gap and make a tighter bond and connection with the communities we serve,."
August 17, 2022
MN Officer Rescues 4 Children from Burning Duplexes
Officer Bill Beaudette was patrolling the city’s East Side when he noticed a cloud of smoke in the area and located a duplex on fire. After calling the fire department, he took action.
August 5, 2022
Officers Engage Communities During National Night Out
National Night Out, traditionally held on the first Tuesday of August each year, began in 1984. The first annual National Night Out involved 2.5 million neighbors across 400 communities in 23 states. The annual event is organized by the National Association of Town Watch.
August 3, 2022
FL Sheriff’s Office Deploys Mobile Video Game Theater for Kids
“A lot of kids, they'll come out to our events, and they get very competitive, and they want to play the deputies in video games. They sit there competing with each other on video games and it's a wonderful experience because that is bridging the gap between them and law enforcement and also the community that we serve,” Bell says.
July 6, 2022
NYPD Officers Rush 4-Year-Old Boy Who Fell from 6th Floor Apartment to Hospital
The boy survived the fall from the Patterson Houses NYCHA complex. He was alert but crying and appeared to sustain a leg injury.
April 7, 2022
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