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Daughter of Slain Pennsylvania Trooper Takes U.S. Army Oath of Service

The 22-year-old daughter of a Pennsylvania state trooper who was killed in the line of duty nearly a decade ago is following in her father's footsteps, taking the U.S. Army Oath of Service beside her father's grave over the weekend.

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Husband of Slain Nebraska Officer Donates Horse to Department's Mounted Unit

Hector Orozco—the husband of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco—has donated the family's horse to the Omaha Police Department's Mounted Patrol Unit.

Hawaii Officer's Wife, 9-Month-Old Daughter Perish in Tragic Fire

Neighbors heard a "loud boom" and saw a large plume of smoke at the time of the fire, according to reports.

New NYPD Officer is Daughter of 9/11 Hero

Jillian Suarez had just turned nine years old when her father—45-year-old cop Ramon Suarez—ran three times into the North Tower of the World Trade Center to save individuals from the smoke-filled building.

Video: Fallen Kansas Officer's Son Given Dad's Motorcycle

Kansas City, KS, police Capt. Dave Melton, who was killed in the line of duty, loved motorcycles. His son, also named David, is carrying on that passion and will have a way to remember his father every time he hits the road after being given his newly customized motorcycle.

Fallen Kansas Officer's Son Given Dad's Restored Motorcycle

Kansas City, KS, police Capt. Dave Melton, who was killed in the line of duty, loved motorcycles. His son, also named David, is carrying on that passion and will have a way to remember his father every time he hits the road after being given Capt. Melton's newly restored and customized motorcycle. More Here.

California Officer Adopts Baby of Homeless Woman Battling Drug Addiction

Officer Jesse Whitten had occasionally encountered the woman while on patrol. During one encounter Whitten's wife was at his side. The two women struck up a conversation, and several months later learned that the homeless woman specifically requested that the Whittens adopt the baby girl.

Former Virginia Officer Charged in 6-Month-Old Daughter's Death

A former police officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department turned himself in to Maryland police and was charged with multiple counts of child abuse in the death of his six-month-old daughter Harper in October 2017.

Son Who Donated Kidney to Police Chief Dad Sworn in as Police Officer

The son of Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson—Daniel Johnson—has been sworn in as a police officer a year after he donated a kidney to his dad.

Small Kentucky Department Has "Baby Boom" with the Birth of Eight Infants

The Erlanger Police Department took to Facebook to announce that eight of its police officers have brought home eight little bundles of joy recently.