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Video: Retiring Tennessee Officer Makes Final Radio Call to Dispatcher Daughter

After 25 years of service with the Chattanooga Police Department, Officer Austin Garrett signed off for the final time on Friday. Austin's daughter, Haley, was the Hamilton County 911 Emergency Communications District Dispatcher on the other end of that emotional call.

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University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship

Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the "Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship."

Massachusetts Officer Arrested for Off-Duty Shooting that Injured Wife

An officer with the Boston Police Department has been arrested following an incident on Christmas Eve in which his firearm discharged, wounding his wife.

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.

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.