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Border Agent and Army Vet Stop Gunman at Synagogue Shooting

Off-duty Border Patrol agent Jonathan Morales and Oscar Stewart, an Iraq War Army veteran, helped stop a suspected gunman who had opened fire at the Chabad of Poway synagogue on Saturday in what authorities praised as an "act of courage."

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Florida School Hires Combat Veterans to Protect Against Active Shooters

Principal Bill Jones said he wants to make sure if an armed intruder were to enter the campus of Manatee School for the Arts, which has a student population of about 2,100 middle and high school students, they would be met with swift, overwhelming and deadly force.

Police, Firefighters See Flag Flying Upside Down, Partner to Fix it

An officer with the Independence (MO) Police Department was on patrol when he noticed that the top part of an American flag had come apart from the flag pole it was flying from, causing the stars and stripes to fly upside down.

Massachusetts Department's Command Staff Cover Veterans' Shifts

Command staff with the Cambridge Police Department in Massachusetts took to the streets on Monday to cover for their officers who had served in the military—those veterans were given the day off for the holiday.

Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Virginia Officer Gets Life in Prison

A deadlocked jury has resulted in Army Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton—who was convicted of capital murder last month for killing his wife and a Prince William County (VA) police officer—likely spending the rest of his life in prison, rather than being given a death penalty.

How the Lone Survivor Foundation Helped Heal Me

The Lone Survivor Foundation restores, empowers, and renews hope for our wounded service members and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support.

Best of POLICE: Our 12 Most Popular Articles

We're doing a new kind of index in this Buyer's Guide issue in the form of a gallery of our 12 most popular articles based on website visits.

Tampa Officers to Wear Pins Noting Military Service

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan is hoping to connect with the Tampa veteran population by allowing officers to wear pins on their uniforms that identify which branch of the armed forces they served in.

Detroit Officer Killed in Crash During Training Exercise

Officer Darren Weathers, 25, known as "Lucky" by friends and colleagues, was involved in the crash about 11:30 a.m. He had been an officer with the Detroit Police Department for less than two years.

AZ Sheriff Opens Special Jail Unit, Programs for Veterans

The Pinal County (AZ) Sheriff’s Office is opening a new veterans unit at its Adult Detention Facility. Now, any individual who is booked into the facility will get their veterans status verified through Veterans Affairs. If they are a veteran, they can opt to join the veterans unit, the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV).