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Volunteer Radio Operators Help Washington Police at Lighting Ceremony

Officers with the Blaine (WA) Police Department will have special assistance from a group of trained and FCC-licensed radio operators when that small town on the Canadian border hosts its Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the first Saturday of December.

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How Citizen Volunteers and Reserve Officers Can Strengthen Policing

A well-managed reserve officer program can enhance an agency's ability to serve the community and to better connect with the community—the key words being "well-managed."

Video: Ohio Officer, Good Samaritan Pull Man from Burning Vehicle

An officer with the Canton (OH) Police Department was assisted by a good Samaritan in pulling a man from a burning vehicle that had crashed into a residence.

Why Citizens Academies are Good for Policing ...and How to Stand One Up

A Citizens Police Academy has the potential—when well planned and well executed—to positively impact police-community relations. Here are a couple of observations I've had in attending a handful of CPAs.

Good Samaritans Pull Injured Alabama Officer from Burning Squad Car

Four civilians rushed to the aid of an officer with the Sylacauga (AL) Police Department who was trapped inside a burning patrol vehicle late last week.

Illinois Officer, Good Samaritan Pull Driver from Burning Overturned Vehicle

An officer with the McHenry (IL) Police Department was joined by a Good Samaritan and they pulled a man from a burning vehicle on Friday night.

New York Officer, 2 Good Samaritans Save Man from Burning Home

A retired officer with the NYPD was joined by two other individuals in saving a wheelchair-bound man from a burning home in the town of Babylon on Long Island on Wednesday afternoon.

New York Officer Stabbed in Head, Good Samaritans Subdue Suspect

An officer with the Rochester (NY) Police Department suffered a knife wound to the head on Friday.

Wisconsin Department to Test Mobile App for Non-Emergency Reports

The Oshkosh (WI) Police Department announced plans to enable citizens to use a mobile app to report non-emergency incidents to the agency.

Tennessee Officer Shoots Man Who Reportedly Struck Him With Vehicle

An officer with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department who was struck by a suspect driving a Chrysler 300 sedan early Saturday morning fired on the subject, wounding him.