Sgt. or Saint?

There’s more to the job than chasing bad guys and locking people up. In Arizona, Glendale Police Sgt. Jeff Daukus is the kind of guy that quietly makes a difference each and every day. He’s been a driving force in setting up community programs that help families, at-risk youth and local schools. Daukus has a […]

Fearless cop saves kid

In Michigan, a sheriff’s deputy is being called a hero after dashcam video shows him risking his life to pull a driver from a burning vehicle. The incident unfolded early last Sunday at around 2:30 a.m. in Orion Township, Michigan. The deputy saw the driver speed past him, according to a press release from the […]

Officers killed 2018

There have been six officers killed in 2018 so far. That’s compared to five officers killed during the same window last year. According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which cited preliminary data from Jan. 1 – Jan. 25, 2018. Four officers have been killed by gunfire. Officer Chris Beaudion died after his […]

School shooting foiled

In Pennsylvania, police were alerted to a possible school shooting threat by a student who overheard a 14-year-old on a school bus talk about his plans to gun down fellow students. Police arrived at the youth’s home to question him and his parents. There they found a semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun, two machetes, two lever-action […]

Chief supports Dreamers

By Michael Tupper, Chief of Police of Marshalltown, Iowa I’ve worked in law enforcement in Iowa for the past 25 years (14 years as a police chief). I have spent the past six-plus years as the chief of police in Marshalltown. I can tell you without a doubt that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

Chief credits Bearcat

In Pennsylvania, Bethlehem police Chief Mark DiLuzio is saying every penny taxpayers spent on an armored vehicle for the agency was well worth it after they used their Bearcat to evacuate an officer and a civilian that were being fired on by a gunman. “It did do its job and it saved officers’ lives and […]

Ambush killer identified

The man who gunned down a Colorado deputy in a New Year’s Eve is one Matthew Riehl, 37. The suspect fired more than 100 rounds from his bedroom in his apartment before he was shot dead in a firefight at the scene by responding officers. The officer killed was , Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari […]