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Former Officer, Wife Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A former Puerto Rican police officer reportedly shot and killed his 33-year-old wife before turning a gun on himself during a standoff with police in Florida on Wednesday.

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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.

Retired Minnesota Police Chief Now Handcrafting Native American Regalia

A retired police chief from the Fond du Lac (MN) Police Department is embarking on another career, handcrafting clothing and other items honoring Native American heritage.

Retired Louisiana Officer Accused of Stealing $6,500 from Department

An officer who retired from the Houma (LA) Police Department in late 2019 is now facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of $6,500 of department funds.

Woman Fatally Shoots Retired Illinois Trooper, Wounds 2 Others

A woman entered a cigar bar in Illinois on Friday evening and opened fire on a group of patrons, including retired Illinois State Police Trooper Gregory Rieves, retired Special Agent Lloyd Graham, and current ISP Trooper Kaiton Bullock before turning the gun on herself and killing herself, authorities say.

Washington K-9 and Handler Retiring Together

A K-9 and his handler are both retiring from the Kennewick (WA) Police Department.

Legendary Police Trainer Ed Nowicki, Founder of ILEETA, Succumbs to Illness

Ed Nowicki—who founded the International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association (ILEETA) in 2003—died this week after a decade-long battle with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT).

Former California Law Enforcement Officer Arrested for Firearm Trafficking

A captain with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department who retired just two months ago now faces 19 charges including conducting firearm sales, providing false statements, and aiding and abbetting the possession of marijuana.

Amusement Park Delays Entry of Man Wearing "Retired Police Officer" Shirt

A retired police officer with the Ormond Beach (FL) Police Department was stopped at the gate of the Universal Studios amusement park in Orlando earlier this month because he was wearing a t-shirt that read "Retired Police Officer."

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Former Florida Officer Killed in His Broward County Home

A former officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department was found dead in his Sunrise home on Friday, and investigators are offering a reward of $3,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case.