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Misguided Legislation

Disabled federal agents face severe and unwarranted reductions to their Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA) benefits should Title III of S. 1789, the "21st Century Postal Service Act," become law.

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Shot Ind. Cop Returns To Patrol Duty

Fortville police officer Matt Fox admitted today to "maybe a little bit of nerves" in returning to regular patrol six months after getting shot and wounded in the line of duty.

Feds Sue Idaho Sheriff for Firing Wounded Vet

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Jerome County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office for violating the employment rights of an Iraq War veteran.

Video: Ambushed Ind. Officer Returns To Duty

Fortville (Ind.) Police Officer Matt Fox plans to return to full duty in January about six months after his harrowing shooting that was captured on patrol car video.

Insurer Limits Benefits for Traumatized Newtown Responders

Some of the police officers who responded to the school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven't been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck.

Ark. Officer Dies From West Nile Virus

A Hope (Ark.) Police sergeant died Saturday, after an 18-day battle with West Nile virus, the agency announced. Sgt. David "D.J." Johnson, 51, was one of nearly 40 people in the state to succumb to West Nile virus within the past several months.

Ind. Cop Released From Hospital

The Fortville (Ind.) Police officer who was shot in the head after pulling over a driver with a busted tail light has left the hospital. Officer Matthew Fox was reealsed from IU Methodist Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Embattled Fullerton Chief Goes on Medical Leave

Following the decision by Chief Michael Sellers' doctor to place the chief on medical leave, City Manager Joe Felz named Capt. Kevin Hamilton as interim chief.

Shots Fired: Anderson, South Carolina 04/07/2004

With six years of law enforcement experience, Officer Susanne Simonson-Mullis of the Anderson (S.C.) Police Department hardly considered herself a rookie, and she felt fortunate to have another patrol veteran, Officer Dusty Ashley, working with her on the same beat.

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