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Tribute to Law Enforcement Heroes

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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement and making it safer for those who serve, and its media partners Clear Channel Outdoor Americas , one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, and iHeartMedia, Inc., the media and entertainment company with the largest reach of any radio or TV outlet in America, today announced …

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NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

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About National Police Week Each year our nation loses between 140-160 law enforcement officers in the line of duty.  National Police Week (NPW) held May 11 – 17 each year in Washington, D.C. honors the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement officers.  On May 11 and 12, surviving families and co-workers begin arriving in Washington, D.C. for the week-long …

Drunk driver crashes into Ohio officer in cruiser

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The collision sent car parts flying into the air BRATENAHL, Ohio — An encounter that could have turned for an officer was caught on dashcam and body camera video. FOX 8 reported Officer Timothy O’Haire was conducting a traffic stop when his cruiser was sideswiped by a speeding driver. The collision sent car parts flying into the air. Two officers …

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Video resurfaces of traffic stop that led to Kasich calling cop ‘idiot’

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John Kasich is now being called ‘anti-cop’ by law enforcement COLUMBUS — A video tweeted out by a Milwaukee County sheriff shows a traffic stop of Republican presidential nominee John Kasich, who called the officer who pulled him over an “idiot”, AOL reported. Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. tweeted the video along with the caption “This rat ba*tard @JohnKasich lied about …

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Congressman introduces bill to make targeted killing of police a hate crime

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The bill, dubbed the Blue Lives Matter Act of 2016, would expand the federal hate crime statute to include LEOs GREELEY, Colo. — Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., introduced a bill in Congress that would make it a hate crime to target a police officer. Buck filed the measure Wednesday, he said in a phone interview from Washington, D.C. The bill, dubbed the …

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San Bernardino firefighters won’t respond to calls until police arrive

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Because the streets are so dangerous in San Bernardino, crews must wait until there is a police presence before responding SAN BERNADINO, Calif. — Firefighters in San Bernardino will not respond to a call unless there is a police presence because of how dangerous the streets have become. CBS LA reported firefighters were across the street from a 12-year-old boy …

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NYPD Officer Randolph Holder dies after East Harlem shooting

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“He ran toward danger. It was the last time he will respond to that call.” – William J. Bratton, NYPD Commissioner Officer Holder was a third-generation police officer whose father and grandfather had both served on the police force in Guyana. His father, also named Randolph, hurried to the hospital last night, where he privately addressed dozens of officers who …

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Remember 9/11

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In honor of the first responders that run towards danger, committed to serve and protect, willing to sacrifice their very lives, WE REMEMBER. The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 caused more law enforcement line of duty of deaths than any other single incident in American history. One officer was killed when United Flight 93 crashed into a field in …