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When Will All This Stop?

When Will All This Stop?

By Jay McDonald Enough is enough. Many people spent the final days of 2016 expressing dismay at the deaths of several high-profile celebrities who surely deserved some recognition. But I spent those same days horrified by a year of horrific violence against police officers and am praying 2017 will bring calm to our great nation.

Save COPS Office!

Via TheHill.com: The Case for Saving Community Policing By Mike Durant   I first put on a law enforcement uniform in 1984. It was one of the proudest days of my life.   For every day since then, I have been proud to call myself a peace officer. Policing, and raising my family together with

Top Police Union Leader Joins Protest

John Wells, the president of the Omaha Police Officers Association, recently traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska’s capital city, to join with hundreds of protestors making a stand against a proposal that, if passed, will end the right of all city workers in that state to have a pension plan. If the bill passes, cities like Omaha

Things Are Better Than the Media Lets On

By Det. Charles Dahlinger & Sheriff Richard Fuller If you watch television or go online, you probably believe there are major problems with how today’s law enforcement is dealing with the public. In our opinion, this could not be further from the truth. What is true is that in this age of the 24-hour news cycle

Sheriff’s First Newsletter

Via WLOS.com: The Henderson County (NC) Sheriff’s office has been publishing its newsletter, The Guardian, for about two years. Sheriff Charles McDonald says it’s a way to, “Keep the community up to speed and educated about who we are and what we’re doing in the community.”   On Feb. 6, the sheriff’s office released the

More Cops = Less Crime

By Ron Hernandez The combination of rising crime and a short-staffed Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is extremely troubling. A recent Los Angeles Times story revealed that in areas served by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), violent crime was up 9 percent and property crime up 6 percent through November 30, 2016.

Chiefs to Trump

Via FOX News: A central tenet of President Trump’s campaign was restoring “law and order” to our country. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged to do the same. Last week, the president spoke to law enforcement and signed three executive orders to reduce crime.   We are grateful the president has expressed strong support for

Chicago Cops Get Thanks They Deserve

Ed. Note: This is a “above and beyond” tale, if there ever was one. Make sure you have Kleenex on stand-by to dry your tears. By Delores Anderson I am writing this letter because I want everyone everywhere to be aware of some really special Chicago police officers and how they truly changed the lives of

Blue Lives Legislation

Via The Missourian: Protecting law enforcement officers is the main objective of two bills that the Missouri house passed Thursday.   One bill increases criminal penalties for some crimes against law enforcement officers. The other creates a mass-alert system to help track down perpetrators who harm or kill a law enforcement officer. Both bills now

Sanctuary Cities: Police vs. Mayor

Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) President Ken Crane wrote a letter to Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton about his recent comments regarding President’s Trump executive orders. Mayor Stanton said he will fight the federal government’s attempt “to turn the Phoenix Police Department into a mass deportation force.” Crane responded in an interview with “The Mike Broomhead