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To Serve and to Protect

I am posting this today to stand with my fellow police wives. Most of us give up Christmas mornings so our husbands can be on their patrols. 370 more words

Police and Violence: An Epidemic

My friend is a police officer so I know that all police are not bad people. In fact, I would say that most officers of the law are just trying to do their job and get through the day like the rest of us. 957 more words

3 Killed, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) – Three men were killed and at least 25 other people — including an 8-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon. 553 more words


Ways Growing Up in the "School-Shooting-Era" has Changed how I Think

My first exposure the news of a school shooting was in 6th grade after the Virginia Tech shootings took place. All I can remember is being confused as to why someone would shoot people at a… 618 more words

Is Training the Problem?

The following article recently appeared in The Atlantic. It is a piece that every police leader needs to read. It is about how training could be the culprit that has led to where police find themselves today — being criticized for the taking of lives. 1,344 more words


Florida officer dead after being shot and run over, suspect apologizes

MIAMI (AP) — A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. 305 more words


City Police Double Up Patrols Following Threat

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police are on alert Sunday night after receiving a threat.

Police spokeswoman Sonya Toler says the threat follows the killings of police officers in New York City. 160 more words