On the job

Officials Warn Prez

Via Fortune: Leaders of the largest police union in the United States have warned President Donald Trump that he could endanger public safety if he follows through with cuts in federal grants to immigrant “sanctuary cities,” the union’s director told Reuters after a White House meeting.   In a move that concerned the Fraternal Order

Heroes

Cop Makes History

Via USA Today: A U.S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a full active duty police officer in the U.S.   Matias Ferreira (above, center) was sworn in Friday as an officer with the Suffolk County Police Department

Off Duty

Brady Thanks Cops

Via Comcast Sports New England: Tom Brady is happy that law-enforcement authorities have recovered his stolen Super Bowl jerseys, and hopes to “make something very positive come from this experience.”   The mystery of the missing jersey — which grew to the mystery of the missing TWO jerseys when it was discovered the Super Bowl

Bullhorn

Another Ambush Attack!

By John Rivera Last night, two of our brave brothers were viciously ambushed simply for doing their job. After talking to fellow officers at Jackson’s trauma center, it was clear that our brethren officers are alive because of only two reasons: most importantly, because God was by their side, and also because their survival training

Believe it or not

Boss Spies On Cops

Via The Marshall News Messenger: Marshall (TX) — Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa (pictured above) denies targeting officers by secretly installing GPS tracking systems in their patrol cars or making inappropriate public comments about personnel — allegations brought to the city’s attention by the Texas Municipal Police Association.   TMPA, a labor organization that aims

Struggles

Officers In Stable Condition

Via CBS News: The Miami-Dade Police Department said late Monday that two of its officers were shot and wounded in an “ambush-style attack.”   The shooting happened around 10 p.m. at an apartment complex, according to a witness who spoke to CBS Miami. The officers were potentially undercover and in plain clothes, reports CBS Miami.

Partners in the News

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Pay/Benefits

Misleading But Accurate

Via the New Hampshire Union Leader: The city’s police chief released a two-page letter to media outlets Tuesday labeling a pair of articles published in the New Hampshire Sunday News and New Hampshire Union Leader earlier this week as “grossly misleading,” while also referring to the 2016 salary information presented in those stories as “accurate.”

APB Top 10

The Top 10 Signs Your Mother-in-law Is In Town

10. You weren’t planning on re-deploying to Afghanistan, but it’s gotta be better than this. 9. Does anyone have any freakin’ Xanax? It’s an emergency! 8. You’ve decided on repeating the phrase, “That’s right, Karen, I’m the a-hole.” 7. Between the wife and the old bag, there’s no longer room for even your toothbrush in the bathroom.

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