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NY Cop on Vacation Rescues Woman with Broken Leg from Mountain
"My legs are buckling, they're shaking, but like I said, we had to do what we had to do," Officer Dave Mahibir says in describing the event.
November 3, 2022
Off-Duty MI Officer Saves Man from Lake Michigan
“I walked him through what I was going to do. I told him not to pull me under the water, that I had flotation, that the flotation was sufficient enough to hold him above the water as well."
June 23, 2022
Some NJ City Leaders Say They Will Fire Officers Over Off-Duty Pot Use
The Newark Municipal Council passed a resolution 5-0 asking Mayor Ras J. Baraka to issue an order prohibiting Newark police officers from using marijuana while off duty.
April 22, 2022
Black Friday: Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Law Enforcement Family
Wherever you patrol and whatever your shift, there will be mayhem and morons with which to contend on Black Friday. Hopefully, however, you will also enjoy some downtime during which you can get ahead on your holiday shopping for family and friends.
November 26, 2021
On Thanksgiving, Have a Healthy Heaping of Happy (Not a Holiday Headache)
Holiday get-togethers are making something of a comeback, so you're headed over the river and through the woods to "Grandmother's house" for the traditional Thanksgiving Holiday gathering. In case the dinner conversation turns contentious, here's a small collection of short jokes and one-liners to break the tension when the food fight is about to begin.
November 19, 2021
You Traded One Uniform for Another: Veterans Day Deals 2021
It's not at all uncommon for men and women who have worn the uniform of one of our military services to dress in a law enforcement uniform in their next career after leaving the armed forces. Here's a short list of free and discounted goods and services for veterans, active-duty military personnel, and their dependents.
November 10, 2021
Florida Officer Searching for Rightful Owner of Purple Heart Medal
Sergeant Anthony Cerniglia wants to find the rightful owner of a Purple Heart Medal given to a paratrooper named Alan Beckwith, who was killed in action on June 7, 1944—one day after D-Day.
October 22, 2020
Colorado HOA Orders Officer to Take Down "Thin Blue Line" Flag
An officer in Colorado has been ordered by his Home Owners Association (HOA) to remove from his doorstep a "Thin Blue Line" flag displayed in support of law enforcement.
October 20, 2020
Florida Officer Rides 1,000 Miles to Raise Money for Fight Against Cancer
Officer Joe McCrink completed more than 1,000 miles of bike rides in the month of September in an effort to raise awareness of—and increase funding for—childhood cancer.
September 29, 2020
Texas Officer Injured in Bicycle Accident Released from Hospital
Detective Alan Branch of the the Arlington (TX) Police Department was off duty and participating in group bicycle ride with petitioners of his Fort Worth church when a vehicle struck several riders in late August.
September 18, 2020
Alabama Deputy Needs Transplant After Being Gored by Bull
A deputy with the with the Morgan County (AL) Sheriff's Office Alabama lost his small intestine and large portions of his large intestine after he was gored by his two-year old bull over the weekend.
August 20, 2020
Naval Shipyard Police Officer Honored for Saving Accident Victim
The American Red Cross has recently honored an officer with the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Police Department for saving the life of an accident victim involved in a vehicle collision.
August 18, 2020
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