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Boston Red Sox Announce 37-Year BPD Veteran as Head of Security

The defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox—and winners of the Commissioner's Trophy three other years in the past decade and a half—have chosen a champion of public safety for its head of security.

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Retired Officer Living on Disability Wins $1 Million in Sweepstakes

An officer who retired from the Buffalo (NY) Police Department following a stroke was surprised on Sunday by a visit from the Publisher's Clearinghouse Prize Patrol delivering to his door a giant ceremonial check for $1 million.

Former Oklahoma Officer Opens Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A former officer with the Antlers (OK) Police Department has opened a medical marijuana dispensary in hopes of giving people an alternative pain and PTSD relief, replacing prescription opioids.

Retired Arizona Officer to Parachute in France for 75th D-Day Commemorations

Retired Tucson police Sgt. Bob Jimenez will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day in a manner fitting an ex-paratrooper — by jumping out of a plane.

Video: Retiring Officer Gets Emotional Send-Off from Family in Final 10-7 Call

An officer with the Winslow (AZ) Police Department received a wonderful final reception from his three sons during his final 10-7 radio call on Friday.

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.

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.