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Homeless Man Bites Off LAPD Officer’s Finger
During the incident, the suspect bit off a portion of a sergeant’s pinky finger, said LAPD. Witnesses said the man also tried to bite other nearby cops before he was subdued.
April 28, 2023
Mountie Fatally Stabbed On Duty in British Columbia
“This is an extremely difficult and tragic day for the B.C. RCMP and the members of the Burnaby detachment,” said Dwayne McDonald, the commanding officer in B.C., who offered “our heartfelt condolences to Const. Yang’s family, extended family, friends and colleagues.”
October 20, 2022
First Look: The Homeless Database
New software from Odin Intelligence helps officers achieve more positive outcomes when contacting the homeless.
February 2, 2022
LAPD Officer Wounded in Grocery Store Gunfight
According to police, a man was reported to be causing a disturbance inside the Ralph's. Shortly after officers entered the store and confronted the suspect, a shooting occurred.
November 2, 2020
North Carolina Officer Spends Lunch Break Sharing Pizza with Homeless Woman
An officer with the Goldsboro (NC) Police Department was recently seen sitting with a homeless woman and sharing a simple meal of pizza.
March 13, 2020
Indiana Officer Credited with Act of Kindness Toward Man "Down on His Luck"
An officer with the Mooresville (IN) Police Department is being credited with going beyond the call to do a good deed for a man who was "down on his luck" earlier this week.
March 11, 2020
NYPD Hires Nurses to Help Officers with Homeless
Shea said the nurses will give medical evaluations to homeless men and women police interact with and encourage them into shelters.
February 25, 2020
CA Agency Celebrates "National Random Act of Kindness Day" by Helping Homeless
Deputies with the Sacramento County (CA) Sheriff's Office Homeless Outreach Team spent part of the day on Monday giving homeless individuals cups of coffee and food.
February 18, 2020
LAPD Needs More Money to Protect Officers from Communicable Diseases
In 2018 and 2019 a number of LAPD officers and city workers reported they'd been exposed to infectious diseases, including typhus, salmonella, and MRSA. Most of the reports were made at the Central Area police station in downtown LA.
December 4, 2019
Minneapolis Police Helping Homeless Stay Warm
A handful of officers with the Minneapolis Police Department are now equipped with warm hats and gloves to give to homeless individuals at serious risk of exposure during the approaching winter months.
November 13, 2019
Florida Officer Helps Homeless Family Return Home to Michigan
An officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department is being praised for going above and beyond the call of duty when he helped a homeless family find shelter and then return to Michigan.
October 8, 2019
LAPD Officer Reunites with Woman He Helped Get Record Deal
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who in late September posted a video to Twitter of a homeless woman singing beautifully on a subway platform was reunited with her late last week. The video of Emily Zamourka—who has been living on the streets of Los Angeles for two years—quickly went viral.
October 7, 2019
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