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Obama Honors Nation’s Top Police Officers at White House

Obama Honors Nation’s Top Police Officers at White House

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama honored several dozen of the nation’s top law enforcement officials at the White House on Saturday, saying they “embody America at its best and at its bravest.”“We k…

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Police Officers

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Police Officers

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama Tuesday honored police officers who died in the line of duty and their families, saying the nation is “forever in your debt.”“Every American who wears the badge knows the burdens that …

New Hampshire Shootout: Suspects Found Dead, Police Chief Killed

New Hampshire Shootout: Suspects Found Dead, Police Chief Killed

ABC News(GREENLAND, N.H.) — Two deceased individuals were found Friday in the New Hampshire home where an earlier shootout left one police officer dead and four other officers injured in what is believed to have ended in a double suicide or murder sui…

Former New Orleans Cops Sentenced for Bridge Shootings

Former New Orleans Cops Sentenced for Bridge Shootings

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — A federal judge in New Orleans handed down long sentences on Wednesday to five former cops who were found guilty last year of obstruction of justice charges in the shootings of six people on the Danzinger Bridge follow…

Caught on Tape: NJ Police Officers Pull Man from Burning Car

Caught on Tape: NJ Police Officers Pull Man from Burning Car

Thinkstock/Getty Images(BARNEGAT, N.J.) — Two New Jersey police officers pulled a man from his burning car in a dramatic rescue that was caught on tape by a dashboard camera in the officers’ cruiser.Barnegat, N.J., police officers Lauren Keilitz…

Shooting at Utah Home Kills Cop, Injures Six

Shooting at Utah Home Kills Cop, Injures Six

Comstock/Thinkstock(OGDEN, Utah) — One police officer is dead and five other cops remain hospitalized after gunfire erupted Wednesday night in Utah during the service of a search warrant.According to police, the incident occurred just before 9 p.m. at…

Deadly Year for Law Enforcement Officers, Report Shows

Deadly Year for Law Enforcement Officers, Report Shows

The casket of NYPD officer Peter Figoski is brought out following his funeral in Babylon, New York. Figoski, a 22-year NYPD veteran was gunned down during an attempted robbery in December. Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — This year was one of th…

Sleep Deprivation May Affect Police Performance, Safety

Sleep Deprivation May Affect Police Performance, Safety

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Sleep deprivation may affect up to 4 in 10 police officers, leading to higher rates of safety violations, anger toward suspects, falling asleep while driving and other dangerous situations, new research suggests.In a…

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