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Tennessee SRO Opens Camp for Special Needs Girls

After a school resource officer with the Nashville Metro Police Department learned a girl with special needs at her school was being held out of a camp sponsored in part by the local FOP, she decided to spend her own money and time to create a camp for girls like her.

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Female Colorado Officer Welcomes 2 Daughters to Police Ranks

A 30-veteran officer with the Aurora (CO) Police Department is welcoming her two daughters to the ranks, making the department one of those in the Rocky Mountain State to have three women from the same family in law enforcement.

Philadelphia Officer Injured in Crash While Responding to Call

An officer with the Philadelphia Police Department was injured when her squad car collided with another vehicle as she was responding to a call of a shooting nearly three miles from where the crash occurred.

Oklahoma Officer Helps Mentally Ill Woman Off Billboard Over Freeway

An officer with the Tulsa Police Department is credited with possibly saving the life of a mentally ill woman who was perched atop a billboard over a downtown freeway during rush-hour traffic late last week.

Number of Canadian Police Officers Falls to 10-Year Low

The number of police officers in Canada has fallen to a 10-year low, with 68,562 officers nationwide in 2018—463 fewer than a year earlier.

Pink Patches: How Police Agencies Are Fighting Breast Cancer

The Pink Patch Program—a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and to support breast cancer research organizations—has raised more than $1M for cancer research and treatment.

Former Oklahoma Officer Delivers 2nd Amendment Testimony to Congress

Dianna Muller, a former officer with the Tulsa (OK) Police Department and founder of the Second Amendment advocacy group The DC Project, went before congress and said that what gun owners are "up against is a very well-organized, well-funded effort to take guns away from American citizens."

2 Teens Get 30 Years for Murder of Maryland Officer

Two teens who pleaded guilty in the murder of Baltimore County police Officer Amy Caprio in May 2018 were sentenced to life in prison with all but 30 years suspended.

NYPD Officer Wounded, Gunman Killed in Gunfight

A female officer with the New York Police Department was shot in the wrist during a gunfight on Staten Island on Tuesday.

Alabama Officer Honored for Saving Woman's Life from Floodwaters

An officer with the Hartselle Police Department was given the medal of valor for her actions in July that resulted in a woman's life being saved from deadly floodwaters.