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Family of Fallen Massachusetts Officer Urges Support for Police

The family of Officer Sean Collier the MIT Police Department—who was killed in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings—is urging the public to support law enforcement.

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Daughter of Slain Texas Officer Slammed for Tweeting "Blue Lives Matter"

The daughter of a McAllen, TX, police officer who was killed Saturday when he was ambushed was attacked on Twitter for mourning her father with the hashtag "Blue Lives Matter."

Brother of Slain Texas Officer Authors Heartfelt Tribute on Facebook

The younger brother of Officer Justin Putnam of the San Marcos (TX) Police Department—who was shot and killed in the line of duty when he and other officers responded to a domestic assault incident at an apartment complex last week—posted a heartfelt and moving tribute on social media.

Widow of Slain Philly Officer Seeks to Remove DA from Mumia's Appeal

Maureen Faulkner—the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, who was murdered by Mumia Abu-Jamal during a traffic stop in 1981—says that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office should be disqualified from overseeing any appeals of that case.

(Video) Mitigating Police Officer Suicide

Nick Greco, who sits on the BlueH.E.L.P. Board of Directors, discusses how agencies can prevent officer suicides and do a better job of supporting the families of officers who died by suicide.

Video: Trump Praises Courage of Fallen at Police Week Ceremony

Trump closed out his speech, saying: "Your loved ones were the finest and the bravest. They did not run. They did not hide. They answered the call."

Wife of Slain CA Officer Slams Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris for Death Penalty Decision

Asked whether she regrets not speaking to the family before announcing the death penalty would not be sought, Harris said, "I did not ask for permission to make my decision."

(Video) Police Suicide: Widow of Officer Discusses Day of His Death

Melissa Swailes—whose husband, Officer David Swailes of the LAPD, died by suicide in February 2016—discusses the day of David's death.

Fallen SC Officer's Son Gets Tattoo to Honor Father

Rashad got his father's likeness tattoed on his upper arm. It shows his father in his dress uniform.

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Milwaukee-Area Bakery Donates Day's Proceeds to Family of Slain Officer

Throughout the day, Jen kept busy working around the clock to take orders and bake the goods all herself. Even when the baked goods ran out, Jen stayed open taking orders for pick-up with all the proceeds going to the Rittner family.