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Police Agencies Begin to Participate in New Social Media Challenge

Police and other public safety disciplines are participating in a new social media challenge—one that shows all the things that are jammed into their patrol vehicles.

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Wisconsin Police Stumble Upon "Grisly" Scene of Half-Eaten Donuts

The Sparta (WI) Police Department had some fun on social media after an officer discovered a box of half-eaten donuts in a parking lot late one night.

California Police Department's Humorous Social Media Post Goes Viral

Pleasanton PD posted an image of the state of California on its Facebook page marking in red the areas potentially affected by power outages. The entire state was marked.

New Jersey Police Officers Visit Boy Battling Rare form of Cancer

Officers with the East Brunswick (NJ) Police Department visited with a nine-year-old boy battling a rare form of cancer over the weekend.

Preventing School Shootings is Everybody's Business

Earlier this week, we reported on two separate incidents in which police in California arrested four teens—three in the first case, one in the second—possibly preventing two school shootings. You want to know another great way to prevent active killers in schools? Stop glorifying those atrocities and the sick murderers who commit them.

Video: Louisiana Officer Gives Elderly Woman a Ride Home

An officer with the Lake Charles Police Department was captured on cell phone video helping an elderly pedestrian into the passenger seat of his patrol vehicle and driving her home on a hot day.

St. Louis Officer Faces Internal Investigation for Facebook Post

An officer with the St. Louis Police Department is facing an internal investigation after the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reprinted his Facebook post as an op-ed piece in the publication's print edition.

Illinois Officer Comes to Aid of Skunk With Cup Stuck on its Head

An officer with the Aurora (IL) Police Department managed to help a small skunk with a food container stuck on its head in a brief incident captured on video.

Colorado Officer Rescues Skunk, Avoids Getting Sprayed

A community services officer with the Firestone (CO) Police Department was able to free a baby skunk trapped in a hole in a wooden fence without being sprayed by the little animal in distress, and the agency had some fun with the incident on social media.

CHP Posts Picture of Snake in Driver's Seat of Trooper's Patrol Vehicle

The California Highway Patrol—Fort Tejon-Grapevine Station—posted on social media an image of a gopher snake taking up residence in the driver's seat of a trooper's patrol vehicle.