On the job


Secret Police Files

There’s a lot of talk about transparency in policing these days. You can’t pick up a paper or click on your phone to check the news without seeing at least a few “Police department currently testing body cams in pilot program,” headlines. But here’s how things generally work in the public safety universe when communities,



VIDEO: Not Without Sacrifice

This video showcasing the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Department, in Oregon, is truly moving. “So far in 2016, a total of 74 LEOs have lost their lives in the line of duty,” said Sheriff’s Deputy Jay Minton. “Firearm-related deaths of law enforcement officers are up 68% from last year. “While human, a majority of those who serve

Off Duty


Muslim Police Captain’s Daughter Bullied

Via CBS News: Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Capt. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them.   “In order for us to do our job good, we have to have a better relationship with the community we serve,” Altaheri said.   Altaheri has been protecting and serving New York City


We would also like to recognize all of the Officers who have come from agencies from all over the State of Louisiana to provide support for the Baton Rouge Police Department. Your assistance and camaraderie has proven that we truly are all "family."

Baton Rouge Police Union: We Are Grieving

Sunday, July 17, 2016…A day we will never forget. The day three of our own brothers were gunned down in a senseless act of cowardice. They may be gone, but will never be forgotten. Mathew Gerald, Montrell Jackson and Brad Garafola are true heroes. Please join us in praying for their families and the speedy

Believe it or not


Can’t Catch Me!

“Trash pandas”—a.k.a. raccoons—are remarkable creatures. They’re highly intelligent and frequently outsmart whatever system a homeowner comes up with to keep them out of the garbage. As a group of NYPD officers found out recently, raccoons can move with tremendous speed if they’re being chased, unlike their usual casual stroll. Via the New York Post: A rascally



Huge Response to Cartoon about New Orleans Police

Editor’s note: Below is the letter Mike Glasser, president of the New Orleans Police Association, sent to scores of people at The Times-Picayune newspaper, followed by the response from Rich Roberts, Public Information Officer for the International Union of Police Associations (IUPA). If you or your agency or association responded to the outrageous denigration of police

Partners in the News


Pride in Honoring Our Own

It comes down to one word: Brotherhood by Susan Yerkes It’s not strange that David Putnam spends a good part of most days thinking about death in the line of duty. Putnam, who retired from the San Antonio Police Department years ago, is no longer in the daily line of fire. But over the last



9/11 Cancer Victims Skyrocket

More than 5,400 Ground Zero responders and others who lived, worked, or went to school near the fallen Twin Towers have come down with 9/11-linked cancers, a grim tally that has tripled in the past two and a half years, according to the New York Post. This is an ongoing tragedy of momentous proportions. There were

APB Top 10


The Top 10 Signs You Have a Drinking Problem

1. Your regular bartender greets you with a look that’s half elation and half pity. 2. This weekend’s haul from empty Budweiser cans? $230. 3. Your liver wants a divorce. 4. You woke up without pants three counties away holding a Styrofoam trident. 5. The standard five Jager-bombs just isn’t getting the job done. 6.