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School Resource Officers Adjust to the Post-COVID Campus Paradigm

It's fair to say that education in America will never be what it was before the year that COVID hit. As everyone begins to adjust to whatever "new normal" will develop in coming years, it will require effort from students, parents, teachers, administrators, and most notable the SROs whose job it is to keep all of the above safe.

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Judge Rules DC Vax Mandate Unlawful, Potentially Enticing New Police Recruits

It remains to be seen whether the recruiting dilemma in the District will soon be fully solved—or if Mayor Bowser and Chief Contee will be saved by the court—but it is clear that there is a pressing need to have patrol officers working in the city on the Potomac.

Training in the Era of De-Policing: Adjusting to Shifting Public Opinion

De-policing in America has led many cities to record-high homicide rates, along with tragic increases in every manner of crime. But perhaps the tide is turning. Perhaps However, the mounting toll of lost lives, lost property, and lost sense of community safety seems to scream for "refunding" the police.

Opinion: CDC Endangers Border Patrol Safety

Terminating Title 42 will lead to an estimated 18,000 illegal aliens per day coming over the border. This will expose Border Patrol agents to greater risk of disease and physical assault.

Many Chicago Cops Remain Unvaccinated as Mandate Deadline Passes

As the latest deadline for Chicago police officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine came and went Wednesday, up to 681 police employees — or 5.5% of the department — could be refusing to get the vaccine without a valid accommodation in place.

LA County Can Now Fire Unvaccinated Sheriff's Deputies without Sheriff's Approval

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads like the county sheriff, the power to discipline or terminate employees who do not comply with the county’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.

Police Chief of Canada's Capital Resigns Over Trucker Protests

Ottawa’s police chief resigned Tuesday amid criticism of his inaction against the trucker protests that have paralyzed Canada's capital for over two weeks, while demonstrators elsewhere across the country abandoned another one of their blockades at the U.S. border.

301 Officers Killed by COVID in 2021, 62 Fatally Shot

In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 301 COVID-19-related deaths, the number of fatalities is 338, an increase of 63% over 2020’s line-of-duty fatalities in this category.

FL Officer Receives Lung and Kidney Transplant After Battle with COVID

Officer Frank Sangineto had the successful surgery last week with his family calling it a "blessing."

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More Than 500 LAPD Officers Out Due to COVID

“Los Angeles is safe,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said. “The efforts of our contingency planning to ensure that we have sufficient staffing so that our patrol units are available to handle not just emergency calls, but urgent and routine calls, is present.”

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