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Ohio Man Arrested for Shooting Off-Duty Officer and Son While Hunting

According to WCPO-TV, 52-year-old Daniel Brockmann and his 15-year-old son were shot with buckshot or birdshot. They were transported to a nearby hospital where they were treated and released.

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The First Line Behind the Front Line: Effects of a Line-of-Duty Death on Spouses

Being in relationship or married to a police officer makes you the first line of support. When spouses accept this role they know it comes with some sacrifices, but what they often don't realize is their well-being may not be considered by friends, family members, or even the agency.

Virginia Officer Wants Mattel to Bring Back Police Barbie Doll

Virginia Beach homicide detective Angela Murphy wanted to get a crime-fighting Barbie doll for her 6-year-old daughter, but discovered that the toy company no longer makes this version of the iconic toy.

Video: 10 "Cop Movies" Worth Seeing—Again and Again

For a little bit of lighter fare for this week, here are 10 of my favorite feature films with police officers as the central characters.

Video: Baltimore Officer is 'Rapper of Positivity' Both On and Off Duty

Officer Joshua Jackson of the Baltimore Police Department has been rapping since he was a 14-year-old freshman in high school. Now that he's an officer with the department, he continues to pursue his art even as he pursues his law enforcement career. In fact, those two goals seem to have a lot more in common than one might immediately imagine.

Dave Smith: At the End of the Day

Put in the hard work to establish a healthy relationship with your loved ones at home, and you'll all reap the benefits.

Upstate New York Officer Announces Run for School Board Seat

Paul Kudela—who has worked as a patrol officer for the department and is currently a detective—said that his background as a former teacher in the Niagara Falls City School District will allow him to make informed decisions that enhance the quality of education for all students.

MS-13 Members Reportedly Plan to Attack Off-Duty NYPD Officers

Officers with the New York Police Department—by far the nation's largest metropolitan police agency—have been told that they may be targets of one of the nation's most notorious gangs, particularly while off duty.

Arizona Deputy Writes Lullaby for ADHD Son—Releases Music to Public

A Maricopa County, AZ, Sheriff's deputy has written a series of lullabies specifically to help children with ADHD fall asleep.

Off-Duty Florida Officer Attacked While Defending Homeless Person Harassed by Teens

An off-duty officer with the Sarasota (FL) Police department was jogging in a park on Thursday when he came upon a group of teenagers harassing and hitting a homeless person.