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Star NFL Player Honors Fallen Police Officer in Message on Helmet

Pittsburgh Steelers star center Maurkice Pouncey decided instead to honor a fallen police officer on the back of his helmet during Sunday's game.

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NFL Quarterback Invites Off-Duty Officer to Dinner to Discuss Policing

Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott—who last week signed a "franchise tag" contract with the team worth $31.4 million—made good on a pledge he made several weeks ago to donate at least $1 million to help improve police training in the Dallas metropolitan area.

Florida Department's PAL Cuts Ties with NFL's Antonio Brown

Following a profanity-laced incident outside his home—which was streamed live on social media—disgraced NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is no longer welcome as either a donor or a volunteer at the Hollywood (FL) Police Department's Police Athletic League.

California Officer Helps Save Man's Life at NFL Game

An officer with the Oakland Police Department performed CPR on a man suffering a medical emergency in the parking lot of the Oakland Coliseum prior to the football game between the Raiders and the Denver Broncos Monday night.

NFL Team Honors Fallen Tennessee Officer

The Tennessee Titans football team honored fallen Metro Nashville Police Department Officer John Anderson by presenting his family and fellow first responders with the 12th Annual "Titan Sword of Honor."

Philadelphia Eagles Honor Police Officers Following Harrowing Standoff

The Philadelphia Eagles football team honored law enforcement officers during a pre-game ceremony on Thursday evening by gifting them commemorative footballs and announcing their names over the stadium loudspeaker at Lincoln Financial Field.

2 Former NFL Players Choose Policing as Second Career

Officer Isaac Sowells spent three seasons with the Cleveland Browns, playing 17 games at guard. Officer Jason Hilliard played with the New York Giants, competing in two games at the position of offensive tackle.

NFL Players Visit Police Academy as Part of National Police Week

Patrick Mahomes—along with quarterbacks Chad Henne and Chase Litton—were shown numerous pieces of equipment and givena demonstration on some of the tactics police use to keep the community safe.

National FOP Sends Letter of Thanks to Verizon for Super Bowl Ad Honoring Responders

The letter—which was posted to Facebook—began, "On behalf of the members of the Fraternal Order of Police, I want to express my most sincere thanks to you and Verizon for honoring our nation's law enforcement officers and other first responders in Verizon's Super Bowl LIII commercial."

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Atlanta Police Prepared for Super Bowl Sunday

According to CBS News, a hard security perimeter of roughly a quarter mile will surround the stadium where 13 of the 15 official NFL events will take place, and the city will be the center of a 30-mile no-fly zone around the stadium. An undisclosed number of F-16 fighter aircraft will intercept any aircraft encroaching that airspace with instructions to keep the offending aircraft from nearing the event.