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5-Year-Old Daughter of Detroit First Responders Dies of COVID-19

Her mother is a 25-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department. Her father has served 18 years with the Detroit Fire Department. And she died on April 19 from complications of COVID-19.

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Georgia Officer Shielded Her Children with Her Body as Tornado Destroyed Her Home

Officer Emily Blackmon told Fox 5 that as the storm closed in on her home, she was listening to the radio when and heard her street mentioned. That's when she and her children jumped in the bathtub.

Pulling the Pin: Planning for Your Retirement from Law Enforcement

Here are a few thoughts I've collected over the years of knowing a great many retired officers who are incredibly happy and successful after they've shelved the uniform, returned to civilian ranks, and done amazing things as "regular people" after leaving active-duty.

Maryland Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Police Officer's Son

A 17-year-old suspect has been charged with murder in the shooting death of the teenage son of an officer with the Prince George's County (MD) Police Department.

Florida Department Announces "Baby Boom" Among Officers

The Clearwater (FL) Police Department announced on social media that its extended family mushroomed last year with the arrival of 13 new babies in 2019.

Family of Fallen Officer Forced to Remove Thin Blue Line Flag

The family of a slain Maine police officer was recently forced to remove a Thin Blue Line flag from a utility pole near their home.

Indiana Officer's 1-Year-Old Daughter Dies Falling From Cruise Ship

The family of an Indiana police officer is reeling from the tragic death of a one-year-old girl who dropped from the deck of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico on Sunday.

Georgia Officer Sets Up Fake Traffic Stop to Make Wedding Proposal

A driver in Georgia was more than happy to pull over at a traffic stop because she was in on a secret arrangement made between an officer with the DeKalb County Police Department and officers with the Lawrenceville Police Department.

3 Keys to Financial Wellness for Police Officers

Jason Hoschouer—when he's not out on motor patrol in the San Francisco Bay Area—helps fellow LEOs with financial coaching. He's also written a book on the subject called "Badges & Budgets." Here is some of the wisdom he shares with his clients.

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Video: Illinois Trooper's Daughter Campaigns for Law to Protect Officers During Roadside Operations

Many of these collisions wouldn’t have occurred if the offending drivers had observed Illinois' Scott’s Law, which mandates that when approaching police or other emergency vehicles stopped along the road, motorists must reduce their speed, proceed with caution and, if possible, change lanes.