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Natural Disasters

Disaster Aid For Disaster Responders

Volunteers from the Fraternal Order of Police deploy to communities recovering from storms, fires, and other destructive events to provide care and comfort for the area’s first responders.

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Body Camera Footage Shows Colorado Deputies Evacuating People During Wildfires

You can hear deputies running through the Costco store, yelling to customers to evacuate the store immediately because of the encroaching flames nearing the back of the store.

KY Deputies Rode Out Tornado in Vehicles, Then Saved a Young Girl

After the tornado passed, Sirls and Edwards left their vehicles and began running to the nearest house for shelter. That's when they heard people screaming for help.

FOP Sends Disaster Response Team to Help KY Officers Affected by Tornadoes

"The National FOP DART will be working to rehab their homes, so these first responders can continue to serve and protect their community."

Mayfield Chief: Police Station and Fire Station Destroyed by Tornado

Chief Nathan Kent said his officers worked 24 hours in the immediate aftermath of the disaster, many of them responding in damaged vehicles.

Kentucky Corrections Officer Killed in Tornado, Inmate Escapes

Robert Daniel was watching over seven inmates when the tornado caused the building to collapse. He was found dead in the wreckage.

Earth, Wind, and Fire: Public and Police Response to Natural Disasters

The love and grace and kindness and compassion shown by police and citizens in the wake of natural disasters is a heartwarming reminder that the best in people is frequently found in the worst of times.

CT Trooper Dies After Being Swept into River by Storm

State police found the sergeant’s car then had to search another few hours before finding the trooper, who had been swept away by flood waters. He was taken by Life Star helicopter to the hospital. His injuries are reportedly critical.

NJ Officers Swept Away in Floodwaters Fire Their Guns to Summon Help

Officer James Hoffman's patrol car started taking on water, then started floating away — sliding sideways about 100 yards into deeper water. He ditched his bulky duty vest, climbed through a window and started swimming. He found a tree and held on.

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Police Chief of Louisiana Town Says Ida Hit Worse Than Katrina

“When the roof started to come apart and the building trembled, we all got scared. We’re grown men but you do have fear in you, no matter what job you’re in, and we felt it,” Chief Scooter Resweber said.

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