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Texas Department Hosts Fundraisers for Officer Suffering Illness

The Plainview (TX) Police Department partnered with a local chain restaurant on Monday to raise money for an officer who has been out since last autumn with an undisclosed illness.

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Wisconsin Officer Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

An officer with the Milwaukee Police Department was injured when a hit-and-run driver struck him while he was conducting a traffic stop on Tuesday.

Video: 3 Robbery Suspects in Vehicle Pursuit Stopped by Box Truck

Three suspects fleeing police after a residential burglary attempted to navigate their vehicle between the right shoulder barrier and a box truck in the right-hand lane of a Southern California freeway and found themselves pinned between the two immovable objects.

Anonymous Donor Gives $40,000 to West Virginia Police Department

The Wheeling (WV) Police Department has received an anonymous donation from a local company that will enable the agency to purchase video recording equipment, mobile cameras, digital cameras, and laptop computers.

Non-profit Organization Donates Armor Packages to Alabama Agency

The Christian-based organization was moved by the lip-sync video released on social media last summer in which the department's chief of police was seen performing a Christian song.

California Officers Affected by Wildfires Humbled by "Shop for a Cop" Event

For years, police officers with the Paradise (CA) Police Department have participated in the "Shop with a Cop" campaign, affording less fortunate citizens the opportunity to put holiday gifts beneath the Christmas tree. This year, roles have been reversed.

New York Man Attacks Sheriff, Good Samaritans Intervene

Wyoming County (NY) Sheriff Gregory Rudolph was driving to work when a man began to tailgate him, flashing his lights. Sheriff Rudolph pulled over to see if the other driver needed assistance. That's when Rudolph came under attack.

Missouri City Approves Foundation to Enable Donations to Police

The Ellisville City Council on Wednesday approved creating a charitable police foundation to allow donations from local businesses and residents to fund some police department equipment and supplies.

Good Samaritan Helps Police End Vehicle Pursuit in Missouri

The founder of a non-profit foundation that trains police and military personnel in the St. Louis area found himself involved in some real-world law enforcement activity on Wednesday, as he maneuvered his vehicle to stop two women fleeing police on an area highway.

Citizens Come to Aid of Florida Officer Shot by Felon Armed with a Rifle

Officer Kevin Hird was struck in the right arm during a confrontation with a suspect armed with a rifle. Citizens immediately rushed to Hird's aid, applying pressure to his wound until EMS responders arrived.