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Folds of Honor Expands Mission to Now Include Fallen First Responder Families
“We actually had kicked around this idea a long time ago and talked about how we both fold the flag the same way and talked about how that different sacrifice is given in different theaters," says Luke Sherman, senior vice president of outreach for Folds of Honor'
November 22, 2022
Tunnel to Towers: Firefighter’s Legacy Helps Fallen Cops’ Families
The foundation’s Fallen First Responder Home Program was started following the December 2014 murders of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The two officers were sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn when a gunman walked up and opened fire simply because they were wearing the uniform and badge.
May 3, 2022
Fallen NYPD Officer’s Organs Save 5 Lives
NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora will live on after his tragic death, thanks to a heroic gift. Mora, 27, lost his life after being shot while responding to a call in Harlem on Friday. His family wished for him to be an organ donor – and now, his organs have saved five people's lives.
January 27, 2022
Chicago Police Hold Birthday Party for Wounded Officer's Son
While the boy’s mother couldn’t carry out the birthday party plans she had for her son because of her wounds, she still gathered the strength to use a walker to come outside and thank her fellow officers for making her son’s birthday so special.
September 29, 2021
NC Officer's Son Dies in Accidental Shooting
Around 7:35 a.m., Guilford County deputies, EMS and fire officials responded to a home in Whitsett when they were told a child was shot.
June 18, 2021
Texas Officer Surprised by Wife Returning from Deployment Overseas
An officer with the Grand Prairie (TX) Police Department was conducting a press briefing when his wife of 15 years surprised him after being deployed for six months in Iraq.
July 30, 2020
5-Year-Old Daughter of Detroit First Responders Dies of COVID-19
Her mother is a 25-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department. Her father has served 18 years with the Detroit Fire Department. And she died on April 19 from complications of COVID-19.
April 30, 2020
Georgia Officer Shielded Her Children with Her Body as Tornado Destroyed Her Home
Officer Emily Blackmon told Fox 5 that as the storm closed in on her home, she was listening to the radio when and heard her street mentioned. That's when she and her children jumped in the bathtub.
April 15, 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
Maryland Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Police Officer's Son
A 17-year-old suspect has been charged with murder in the shooting death of the teenage son of an officer with the Prince George's County (MD) Police Department.
February 21, 2020
Florida Department Announces "Baby Boom" Among Officers
The Clearwater (FL) Police Department announced on social media that its extended family mushroomed last year with the arrival of 13 new babies in 2019.
February 4, 2020
Family of Fallen Officer Forced to Remove Thin Blue Line Flag
The family of a slain Maine police officer was recently forced to remove a Thin Blue Line flag from a utility pole near their home.
July 30, 2019
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