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$100K Donated to Florida LEOs, Volunteers Affected by Hurricane Michael

“This storm hit us very hard,” Sheriff Ford said, noting about 60 staff members and deputies lost their homes. “Their resolve has been inspiring. They didn’t skip a beat in serving their community.”

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Police Departments Sending Truck Loads of Donations to Hurricane Victims

Members of the community joined officers with the Clearwater (FL) Police Department in gathering supplies to bring to survivors of Hurricane Michael.

Verizon Wireless Services Up and Running in Florida Panhandle

Services for Verizon's customers and first responders in the Florida Panhandle are back up and running now, providing wireless coverage essentially everywhere it was before Hurricane Michael hit.

Verizon Helping Keep First Responders Connected During Hurricane Michael

As people deal with the effects of Hurricane Michael in the Southeast, Verizon's emergency preparedness teams are working to keep emergency responders, communities, and families connected and safe.

Photo: Florida Sheriff's Deputies Pause in Prayer Before Hurricane Makes Landfall

The Leon County (FL) Sheriff's Office posted a picture to Facebook showing deputies bowing their heads in prayer as they braced for the imminent landfall of Hurricane Michael on October 9, 2018.

2 Detainees Drown in Prison Transport Van Swept Away by Hurricane Florence Floodwaters

Two people being transported in a sheriff’s office van in South Carolina died Tuesday when the vehicle was overcome by floodwaters, the Horry County (SC) Sheriff's Office said.

Missouri Deputy Drowns After Patrol Car Washed Off Road

Sheriff Arnott told reporters that Roberts had just cleared a call, which was a 911 hang-up, when he radioed in that his car had been washed off the roadway.

Video: Ohio Officers, Robbery Suspects Seek Cover from Tornado Together

Police said there were shopping carts blowing around, patio furniture scattered from a restaurant, benches, even a lamp broke off and fell on a cruiser. Hail pelted the lot and the winds picked up. The officers knew they had to get the teens to safety inside the nearby Hobby Lobby store.

Kentucky Officer Washed Away and Drowns in Flood

Kentucky State Police say they were notified around 9:15 p.m. (CST) Friday that a Hickman police officer was missing and was possibly in a flooded field.

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Puerto Rico Police Using Sick-Outs in Campaign to Get Millions in Overtime Pay

The increase in absences recently prompted Puerto Rico Police Chief Michelle Hernandez to recommend that U.S. National Guard soldiers help fill the temporary vacancies.