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Officer Needs Assistance: DEA Agent Leon Lacey

A former co-worker and friend has gotten terrible news and needs our assistance. Leon is not only a great law enforcement officer, he is a friend. He is a humble man of integrity and generosity & loyalty to others. He would go out of his way to help others and it is now time for us to assist him in his time of need. Please help. Please pray. Please do whatever is in your heart to do. Leon’s family, friends, and colleagues have come together as “TEAM LEON” a benefit event to help defray expenses and allow Leon to beat this disease.   Date:  May 23, 2013 Time: 6pm – 11pm Location: FOP Lodge …Read more […..]

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Maryland Officer Injured During Rescue Attempt

LANDOVER, Md. (WJLA) – A 70-year-old man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash in Prince George’s County, and a 21-year veteran of the Prince George’s County Police Department was hurt trying to save him. The crash occurred at Martin Luther King Highway and Whitfield Chapel Road a little after 1 p.m. The vehicle involved in the crash caught fire, and its occupant, 70-year-old Rodwell McNeill Jr. of Glenarden, was trapped inside. Prince George’s Police Corporal Ron Owens saw the smoke and responded. Running to help, he was the third officer to arrive on scene. “I saw three people. It was two officers, one was a …Read more […..]

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Citizen shoots trailer park gunman, saves Texas officer

EARLY, Texas — An officer under fire in a tense trailer park standoff was saved when an armed Good Samaritan grabbed his pistol to help take out the suspect. The incident began when Charles Ronald Conner shot and killed two neighbors and their dogs in an quickly-escalating argument over excrement found on his property, according to KENS 5.com. As Sgt. Steven Means of the Early Police Department arrived at the bloody scene, Conner hid behind a tree and fired at the officer from an assault rifle. Trouble viewing the video? Download Flash player here Means took cover behind his police cruiser …Read more […..]

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Marquette County, Wisconsin Sheriff a Real Professional

Have to send out props to the professional Marquette County Sheriff who pulled me over on August 6th. Unlike his colleagues on the Wisconsin State Patrol, this officer showed true professionalism and discretion in his duties. His very personable manner as well as his safety procedures indicates to me that he is definitely a police officer that I would want working for me and with me. It is not every day that an Illinois resident is able to say that they were treated in such a professional manner by a Wisconsin law enforcement officer.

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Can You Believe This? Fired For Writing Too Many Tickets!

PALM BEACH, Fla. — From its long abandoned practice of ticketing shirtless joggers and issuing ID cards to gardeners, the rules in Palm Beach have always been different. Now, in response to complaints from town residents who agree that rules on the tiny island should be different, police officers are being investigated and fired for writing too many traffic tickets. Officer William Eaton, who has patrolled the town’s ficus-lined streets for six years, was fired this week. Union leaders say two other officers face similar fates. In a termination letter signed Tuesday, the town’s director of public safety says Eaton’s …Read more […..]

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36 Miami cops punished for off-duty speeding

MIAMI — The chief of police is taking disciplinary action against 36 officers for off-duty driving at speeds sometimes exceeding 100 mph. Officer Fausto Lopez, the cop who led a Florida Highway Patrol trooper on an attention-grabbing chase through Broward County in October, has been suspended for one month in the first wave of punishment, according to reports. The incident generated headlines and prompted a closer look at officers speeding by the Sun Sentinel newspaper, who in February published an investigation that used SunPass toll records to find that Miami officers drove up to 55 mph above the speed limit while …Read more […..]

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Earl, True Blue 24/7

After being hired by the Northlake Police Department and graduating from the Chicago Police Academy, the first police officer got to really know, besides my FTO, was Earl. I remember my first impression, and the first impression is very important, was that this guy was very confident and knew his stuff. My FTO, Dan, had told me which officers I could trust and which ones I couldn’t and Earl was the first that I was told I could trust. I took this with a bit of hesitation since several of the old timers, Don M., Louie D. and Tommy O., had each told me, in general, to watch out who I trusted. Boy, what a way to enter a workplace! I …Read more […..]

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