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New NYPD Officer is Daughter of 9/11 Hero

Jillian Suarez had just turned nine years old when her father—45-year-old cop Ramon Suarez—ran three times into the North Tower of the World Trade Center to save individuals from the smoke-filled building.

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The Old Guy League

This old guy league is a collection of distinguished and often colorful characters; take time to get to know a few. It is very important for the older generations to pass on the institutional knowledge and share the hard lessons learned for this profession to progress.

Georgia Sheriff Hires Officer Fired for Hitting Suspect With Squad Car

Taylor Saulters, who was fired Friday by the Athens-Clarke County (GA) Police Department, was hired Monday by the nearby Oglethorpe County (GA) Sheriff's Office.

San Francisco Officer's Shots at Moving Vehicle Rekindle Policy Debate

A rookie San Francisco officer, officials said, is under investigation after firing two shots at a fleeing auto burglary suspect, a man who was allegedly driving a car toward a fellow officer.

Video: New Mexico Officer Apprehends Murder Suspect on Her First Day

Rookie Albuquerque Police Department Officer Stephanie Cockerill's first day on patrol started with a noise complaint but led her to a wanted murder suspect.

New Mexico Officer Apprehends Murder Suspect on Her First Day

Rookie Albuquerque Police Department Officer Stephanie Cockerill's first day on patrol started with a noise complaint but led her to a wanted murder suspect. More Here.

Thinking Outside of the Recruiting Box

Agencies are being forced to embrace new ways of reaching potential hires to fill their ranks.

San Francisco PD Fires Rookie Officer Over Fatal Shooting

“Chris was fired for doing what he was trained to do by the SFPD Academy, and for what happened on his fourth day on the job under extremely stressful and difficult circumstances,” union chief Marty Halloran wrote in a statement. “This was a needless action as any taken by someone wearing the uniform of our chief.”

Rookie Trooper Saves Crash Victim with Makeshift Tourniquet

A rookie New Jersey state trooper is being credited with saving an accident victim by using part of a tree branch and a T-shirt to make a tourniquet.

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OK Reserve Officer Dies in Crash En Route to Training

The 23-year-old reserve officer was en route to mandatory training in Shawnee when his patrol car left the roadway and crashed into a concrete culvert as he attempted to pass another vehicle.