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Many Mourn the Sudden Death of New York SRO

Officer Ken Albro had worked as the SRO at Fowler High School before retiring and taking a job in the Chittenango school district.

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Retired NYPD ESU Detective Disarmed UNC Charlotte Shooter

“I’m proud of my actions yesterday and owe it to all the great member and training that the best unit in the world taught me over the years,” Gundacker wrote in an undated post to a Facebook group for ESU officers.

18 Years After Crash Former Phoenix Officer Serves at Hospice

Tuesday marked 18 years since former Phoenix officer Jason Schechterle's police cruiser was rear-ended, burst into flames, and caused disfiguring burns to his head, face, and hands.

Retired Corrections Officers Can Now Patrol NJ Schools

A new state law in New Jersey will let almost all retired law enforcement under age 65 become armed school police officers, including former correctional officers who spent their careers guarding prisons.

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.

Retired New York Officer Murders Wife, Kills Self

An officer who retired from a police department in Westchester County, New York was found dead in the garage of their Middletown home along with his wife on Tuesday night.

Retired New Jersey Officer Dies By Suicide Following Domestic Arrest

According to NBC News, 58-year-old Patrick Montella was in the process of being released when he lunged for his old service weapon—which had been collected during his arrest— and shot himself.

Wyoming Officer Wounded in 2018 Gunfight Decides to Retire

According to Laramie Live, 27-year-old Jacob Carlson is retiring to focus on his health and his family, saying, "Both my physical and mental health have steadily declined."

Boston's Famous "Bullpen Cop" to Retire from the Department

The officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department who was made instantly famous for his unbridled emotional response to a David Ortiz game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series is scheduled to retire this month.

Veteran California Officer Retires after 50+ Years of Service

Ron McDonald passed the 50-year milestone in 2015, but has decided in 2018 that it's finally time to stop working.