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5.11 Reopens Retail Stores for All Customers as COVID-19 Restrictions Subside

Nearly all of 5.11’s retail stores have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdowns, but with limited operations serving first responders and other members of the country’s critical infrastructure, 5.11 said.

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More Than 100 Officers Have Died of COVID-19, FOP Reports

The FOP said in an e-mail obtained by the Hill that 111 officers have died from the disease since the onset of the pandemic, but noted that the tally was reported deaths, not confirmed deaths.

Chicago Police Department Confirms 3 More Officers Testing Positive for COVID-19

Chicago police announced Thursday three more cases of COVID-19, placing those officers in quarantine in their homes until further notice.

Mourning in the Era of COVID-19: How Police Funerals Have Changed

Amid the "social distancing" orders issued by various state governors and local authorities, police officer funerals have changed dramatically.

NYC Health Commissioner Apologizes to Police for "Rats' Asses" Response to PPE Request

Barbot, who was noticeably absent last week from some of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daily updates on the pandemic, issued an eight-line statement Monday in which she acknowledged that the conversation “regrettably led to an argument in which words were exchanged between a police official and myself."

Ford and 3M Now Shipping Respirators to Health Care Workers; Sending 500K Medical Gowns to New Jersey

Since late March, Ford has been working with 3M to create urgently needed powered air-purifying respirators, using design guidance from 3M and off-the-shelf parts, like vehicle ventilator fans and power tool batteries.

Senate Passes Bill to Pay LODD Benefits to Officers who Die of COVID-19

The measure removes the requirement that families of officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians do not have to prove that the first responder was infected while on the job as long as the person was diagnosed with COVID-45 within 45 days of his or her last shift.

NYPD to Stop Ticketing, Arresting People for Not Wearing Masks

“Absent a serious danger to the public, NYPD will not take enforcement actions for failing to wear face coverings,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said during his daily press conference.

City Health Official Reportedly Refused NYPD Request for Surgical Masks Saying, “I Don’t Give Two Rats’ Asses About Your Cops”

Dr. Oxiris Barbot made the remark during a brief phone conversation in late March with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan, sources familiar with the matter told the New York Post Wednesday.

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Inmates Released from Rikers Under COVID-19 Policy Have Re-Offended

More than 100 inmates who were released from incarceration on Rikers Island following Coronavirus concerns in late March have committed subsequent crimes.