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Wife of TX Officer Killed Off-Duty “Crushed” by Mayor Dozing at Funeral
The photo first appeared on an Austin police officer's Twitter account and shows Mayor Steve Adler with his head slumped onto his chest, his eyes closed and hands folded on his lap.
October 4, 2022
Widow of Slain NYPD Officer Jason Rivera Addresses New DA During Eulogy
“I am grieving and praying for Detective Rivera and Officer Mora today and every day, and my thoughts are with their families and the NYPD,” DA Alvin Bragg said.
January 28, 2022
Thousands Attend Funeral for Slain Chicago Officer
After joining the Chicago PD, French started out in the 10th District before moving to the city’s Community Response Team. On July 1, French helped save the life of a 1-month-old baby who was injured in a mass shooting on the South Side.
August 19, 2021
Police Funerals During the Pandemic
Amid the "social distancing" orders issued by various state governors and local authorities, police officer funerals and memorials changed dramatically.
July 1, 2020
Funeral Held for Slain Philadelphia Officer, Delayed 2 Months by Pandemic
Fellow officers, wearing protective masks, saluted as his flag-draped casket was escorted into Our Lady of Calvary Church in Northeast Philadelphia.
May 8, 2020
Boston Police Hold Procession for Officer Who Died of COVID-19
Police officers and other first responders from Boston held a procession Thursday for Officer Jose Fontanez, the Boston police officer who recently died of coronavirus.
April 16, 2020
Pandemic Delays Funeral for Slain Philadelphia SWAT Officer
The viewing and funeral for slain Philadelphia Police Cpl. James O’Connor have been postponed indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak. O’Connor was shot and killed last Friday morning, while serving an arrest warrant.
March 17, 2020
Thousands Gather for Funeral Service of Slain California Officer
Thousands of officers and police supporters gathered on Thursday for the funeral service of fallen Sacramento Police Officer Tara O'Sullivan.
June 28, 2019
Texas Motor Officer Struck, Critically Injured on Funeral Escort
An El Paso police motorcycle officer was critically injured in a crash Thursday morning and is in the intensive care unit at a hospital after undergoing surgery.
May 24, 2019
NC School District Letting Students Out Early to Honor Fallen Officer
All students in the Iredell-Statesville Schools in North Carolina will be given an excused absence Friday if they want to leave classes early to participate in events honoring Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon, who was killed during a traffic stop.
May 9, 2019
Ohio Sheriff Tells Off Suspected Cop Killer in His Jail
On Friday at the funeral of one of his deputies shot and killed in the line of duty as he responded to a call from a suicidal man at an apartment complex, Clermont County Sheriff Robert Leahy delivered some stern words to the man suspected of pulling the trigger.
February 11, 2019
Alabama Deputy Meets Man Who Held Umbrella for her During Funeral Procession
As the procession for 44-year old Sergeant WyTasha Carter passed in the pouring rain, a man was seen sheltering a deputy standing at attention and saluting.
January 28, 2019
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