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Report: Crashes Up 233%

  The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has issued a new report with preliminary data through June 30, 2017, revealing that 65 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty in 2017—a 30% increase over the same period last year (50). Of these 65 officers, 26 were killed in traffic-related incidents,

Not Perfect

Via USA Today: Reasonable force isn’t perfect force: Opposing view By Chuck Canterbury All of us make decisions each and every day using imperfect information. We rely on our reason, our experience and the limited information we have available at the time.   Law enforcement officers must do the same thing in much more difficult

Freedom is Never Free

Ed. note: Jeffrey Addicott, Lt. Colonel (U.S. Army, Ret.) & Professor of Law & Director of the  Center for Terrorism Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, sent us this short opinion piece written by his son, Blake. We found it inspiring and think you will, too.  The People Who Protect Our Freedoms By

Recruit the Best at U.S. Army Reserve

By Thomas C. Barnes Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States continue struggling with their recruiting and retention needs. A variety of factors cause these challenges, and although solutions are few and far between, one may be found at your nearest US Army Reserve Center. The US Army Reserve Private Public Partnership Office (P3) offers

Talking Technology? NYPD Has It Down

**AMERICAN POLICE BEAT SPECIAL REPORT** Eagle-eyed NYPD Transit officers arrested a man wanted for a Brooklyn burglary pattern after they recognized him from a photo that was distributed on their Department issued smartphones. Last month Sergeant Hayes along with Police Officers Patel and Bereznyak were on patrol when they noticed a man walking along a

More Officers Taking Own Lives

Editor’s Note: Police work takes a great emotional on our officers, and the suicide rate among law enforcement officers is at an all-time high. In this article, Jennifer Scott takes a look at the root causes, including untreated depression, and offers some resources and ideas for how to cope. If you’re having thoughts about hurting

Officer Safety ALERT

Via CBS News: Federal agents are warning police and first responders across the country about the dangers of fentanyl, CBS Baltimore reports.   On Tuesday, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sent out an urgent alert to police, paramedics, firefighters and other first responders about the dangers of the opioid—sounding the alarm on the potentially deadly

Trump Helps Police

Via The Baltimore Sun: President Donald J. Trump signed legislation Friday to prioritize the hiring of veterans as police officers, as well as a second measure to speed benefit claims for survivors of officers killed in the line of duty.   The signing, which took place in the Diplomatic Reception Room, was attended by several

Officer Needs Help!

LAPD officer Matthew Medina is a loving husband and father to two daughters and has been diagnosed with aplastic anemia. A life-saving marrow transplant is his only chance for a cure. It was recently National Police Week so we are hoping to share his story with the hope of finding him a match. Matthew is

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