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North Carolina Officer Spends Lunch Break Sharing Pizza with Homeless Woman

An officer with the Goldsboro (NC) Police Department was recently seen sitting with a homeless woman and sharing a simple meal of pizza.

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Indiana Officer Credited with Act of Kindness Toward Man "Down on His Luck"

An officer with the Mooresville (IN) Police Department is being credited with going beyond the call to do a good deed for a man who was "down on his luck" earlier this week.

NYPD Hires Nurses to Help Officers with Homeless

Shea said the nurses will give medical evaluations to homeless men and women police interact with and encourage them into shelters.

CA Agency Celebrates "National Random Act of Kindness Day" by Helping Homeless

Deputies with the Sacramento County (CA) Sheriff's Office Homeless Outreach Team spent part of the day on Monday giving homeless individuals cups of coffee and food.

LAPD Needs More Money to Protect Officers from Communicable Diseases

In 2018 and 2019 a number of LAPD officers and city workers reported they'd been exposed to infectious diseases, including typhus, salmonella, and MRSA. Most of the reports were made at the Central Area police station in downtown LA.

Minneapolis Police Helping Homeless Stay Warm

A handful of officers with the Minneapolis Police Department are now equipped with warm hats and gloves to give to homeless individuals at serious risk of exposure during the approaching winter months.

Florida Officer Helps Homeless Family Return Home to Michigan

An officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department is being praised for going above and beyond the call of duty when he helped a homeless family find shelter and then return to Michigan.

LAPD Officer Reunites with Woman He Helped Get Record Deal

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who in late September posted a video to Twitter of a homeless woman singing beautifully on a subway platform was reunited with her late last week. The video of Emily Zamourka—who has been living on the streets of Los Angeles for two years—quickly went viral.

Washington Department Receives Grant to Address Homelessness

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) has granted $84,000 in funding to the Port Angeles Police Department to help address homelessness in the town on the Canadian border.

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Philadelphia Police Shoot Man Armed with Box Cutter

Officers with the Philadelphia Police Department who came upon a confrontation between a pedestrian and a motorist were forced to shoot one of the men involved when he refused repeated commands to drop an edged weapon he was holding.