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Milwaukee Police Changing Duty Sidearm After Lawsuit Over Unexpected Discharges

"It is a breath of fresh air where we have open lines of communication on important issues such as these," says Milwaukee Police Association President Andrew Wagner. "We just want these firearms replaced with a safe and reliable firearm."

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Unique Training Challenges (and Myriad Benefits) of Police K-9 Units

Regardless of how a K-9 unit is stood-up and maintained, it is almost universally accepted that the return on investment is practically immeasurable.

Colorado Hockey Team Hosts Fundraiser to Honor Fallen Officers, Help Survivors

Law enforcement officers from around the country flocked to Colorado for the Second Annual Faceoff for the Fallen Officers at the Avalanche NHL game on Saturday night.

Oregon Citizens Walk to Support Wounded Police Officers

A group of military veterans, law enforcement personnel, and community members marched 12 miles on Saturday to show support for—and raise awareness of—Operation Enduring Warrior and Task Force Sentinel, which extends support to military veterans and law enforcement officers who have been wounded on duty.

Controversial California UOF Legislation Hits Sudden, Unexpected Snag

The bill — which was authored by Assembly member Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and Assembly member Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) — was referred by the Senate back to Senate Rules Committee on Thursday.

Video: Protests Take Emotional Toll on St. Louis Police Officers

The wave of protests following the acquittal of former police officer Jason Stockley is reportedly costing St. Louis about $2,900,000 in police overtime. But St. Louis Police Officers' Association President Ed Clark said there is an emotional toll as well.

Operation Gratitude to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits

In commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, and in honor of all our nation's first responders, Operation Gratitude is inviting volunteers of all ages to gather for a very special First Responder Appreciation Day.

Concerns of Police Survivors Healing Hearts

Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) welcomes with open arms those who have suffered the tragedy of a loved one or coworker dying in the line of duty. The organization offers support through specific programs tailored to meet the needs of everyone from children to in-laws to fellow officers as well as staying connected with informal phone calls and e-mails year-round.

New Association Founded to Foster Public Safety Personnel Cooperation

A new association, the International Public Safety Association (IPSA), has been founded for all law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel with the stated mission of advancing cooperation and fostering interaction between the different professions.

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Video: Police Wives Show Support for Ferguson Police

Police associations are using social media to garner support for the police officers working to keep the peace in Ferguson, Mo. Support messages are pouring in on web sites like the St. Louis Police Wives' Association.

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