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Massachusetts Officer Talks Suicidal Man to Safety from 70-Foot Building

According to the Sun Chronicle, Sergeant Jeffrey Peavey—a 32-year-veteran of the force—established a dialogue with the 21-year-old man, speaking with the distraught subject for 45 minutes before convincing the man to retreat from the precipice into safety.

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Birthday Boy Asks for Donations to Police Department's K-9 Program

An 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy asked for a special gift for his birthday. The twist was that he wanted nothing for himself—he wanted to donate money to the local police department's K-9 Unit.

NYPD Detective Killed by "Friendly Fire" Responding to Robbery

“Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detective Simonsen is dead,” O'Neill said.

Massachusetts College Votes to Keep Campus Officers Disarmed

The Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design voted against a request from its campus police department to carry firearms on campus.

Rhode Island Strippers Accused of Stealing Gun from Boston Officer at Hotel

Pawtucket police said that 22-year-old Melissa Dacier and 25-year-old Neish Rivera were arrested and the officer's service weapon recovered several hours after he'd reported it stolen.

Massachusetts Police Focus Recruitment Efforts on Residents

The Cambridge (MA) Police Department unveiled a new recruiting campaign on Wednesday which focuses efforts on connecting the agency with residents interested in joining the department.

Suspected DUI Driver Charged Following Wrong-Way Collision with Connecticut Officer

James Crowther was reportedly traveling the wrong way heading eastbound in the westbound lane of a local roadway when he collided into the front end of the officer's off-duty vehicle traveling westbound.

New York Officer Pinned Between Cars Shoots, Wounds Suspect

According to ABC-News, the 24-year-old officer—who opened fire after the driver of an allegedly carjacked vehicle suddenly began to drive in reverse, pinning the officer between two vehicles—is hospitalized with injuries to her hip, leg, and pelvis.

NYPD Officers Get Phone App to Connect Hearing Impaired with Translators

Officers with the New York Police Department now have a better way to communicate with subjects who are deaf or hard of hearing with a teleconferencing system that is similar to Skype, allowing the hearing impaired person to speak in sign language and the officer to communicate verbally with a translation conducted by interpreters employed by the city.

New York Trooper Wounded in Fatal Gunfight Released from Hospital

Trooper Conklin returned fire through his patrol vehicle's windshield — it was riddled with bullets from both firearms by the end of the exchange — and then Conklin got out of his vehicle after reloading his duty weapon.