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Preventing School Shootings is Everybody's Business

Earlier this week, we reported on two separate incidents in which police in California arrested four teens—three in the first case, one in the second—possibly preventing two school shootings. You want to know another great way to prevent active killers in schools? Stop glorifying those atrocities and the sick murderers who commit them.

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Video: Louisiana Officer Gives Elderly Woman a Ride Home

An officer with the Lake Charles Police Department was captured on cell phone video helping an elderly pedestrian into the passenger seat of his patrol vehicle and driving her home on a hot day.

St. Louis Officer Faces Internal Investigation for Facebook Post

An officer with the St. Louis Police Department is facing an internal investigation after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reprinted his Facebook post as an op-ed piece in the publication's print edition.

Illinois Officer Comes to Aid of Skunk With Cup Stuck on its Head

An officer with the Aurora (IL) Police Department managed to help a small skunk with a food container stuck on its head in a brief incident captured on video.

Colorado Officer Rescues Skunk, Avoids Getting Sprayed

A community services officer with the Firestone (CO) Police Department was able to free a baby skunk trapped in a hole in a wooden fence without being sprayed by the little animal in distress, and the agency had some fun with the incident on social media.

CHP Posts Picture of Snake in Driver's Seat of Trooper's Patrol Vehicle

The California Highway Patrol—Fort Tejon-Grapevine Station—posted on social media an image of a gopher snake taking up residence in the driver's seat of a trooper's patrol vehicle.

California Department's Recruitment Push on Facebook Gets Unexpected Attention

The Upland (CA) Police Department was trying to get the message across that the agency welcomes recruits with visible "sleeve" tattoos—which some agencies still refuse to consider—when they  posted a picture on Facebook, but the online response was not exactly what they expected.

New Jersey K-9 and Handler Become Social Media Superstars

An officer with the Ewing (NJ) Police Department and her K-9 partner are "blowing up" on social media with more than 15,000 followers. Their photos and videos on Instagram may one day even overshadow an on-duty accomplishment that could put them in law enforcement history books.

California Department Reinstating K-9 Program Has Fun on Facebook

The Mount Shasta (CA) Police Department had some fun on social media in announcing on social media that the agency is reinstating its K-9 program.

Video: Denver Officer Gets Into Epic Break-Dance Battle with Young Boy

An officer with the Denver Police Department was captured on mobile phone video engaging in a dance-off with a third-grade boy over the weekend, and the video quickly went viral on social media.