Community for Cops
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

The Northwest

Oregon Trooper Receives National Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Award

Trooper Nic Cederberg with the Oregon State Police was awarded a National Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor on Wednesday during a White House ceremony hosted by President Donald Trump. The award is the highest national award for valor a public safety officer can receive.

Read more

Suspected Cop-Killer Shot, Killed in Washington State

The man suspected of shooting and killing Deputy Sheriff Justin DeRosier of the Cowlitz County (WA) Sheriff's Office was shot in a confrontation with members of the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office and the Kalama Police Department on Sunday.

Oregon Sheriff Considers Restructuring Mutual Aid Agreement with Portland Police

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts had asked city leaders to cover the legal expenses of any deputy who is involved in a use-of-force incident, but that request was denied.

No Injuries to Suspects, Officers in Oregon OIS

An early morning incident in Oregon on Wednesday ended with two in custody after one suspect fled on foot and another stole an officer's patrol car.

Oregon Police Arrest Knife-Wielding Man Near Middle School

On Wednesday, officers with the Portland (OR) Police Department were called to investigate reports of a man armed with several edged weapons behaving erratically near a middle school.

NYPD Wants Authority to Disable Drones Deemed a Threat

In 2018, Congress passed a law allowing federal law enforcement agencies to disable a drone—including shooting it down—but it would take additional federal legislation to give local law-enforcement agencies like the NYPD the same right.

NYPD K-9 Honored Before Being Euthanized Due to Deadly Cancer

The first NYPD K-9 to have previously served in military combat overseas has succumbed to a fight with cancer after a solemn ceremony in which the animal and his NYPD handler walked through a gauntlet of other K-9 units.

Portland City Council Votes to Leave Joint Terrorism Task Force

In a 3-2 vote, elected officials in Portland, OR voted to withdraw the Portland Police Bureau from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Video: Washington Officers Face Off with Local Youth in Epic Snowball Fight

Officers with the Duvall (WA) Police Department took some time during Monday's inclement weather to have some fun with some young people at a local park.

Washington Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man

Officers with the Lakewood (WA) Police Department were responding to a call of a man armed with a knife when the subject reportedly moved toward them in a threatening manner, forcing police to open fire with their service weapons.