What began in 1982 as a one-day memorial service attended by 120 law enforcement surviviors and supporters is now attended by thousands of officers from around the world, and lasts an entire week.
The event has become such big deal, in fact, that it has it’s own web site, complete with itineraries, a map of Washington...Read More
The Chicago Police Department has a new consent decree to follow, because apparently the last one wasn’t good enough.
According to the article "Torn Apart by Misconduct -- Chicago Police Brutality Survivors Call for Strong Consent Decree" posted on The Medill News Service, the consent decree has been in the process for...Read More
On this day 16 years ago...
23 New York City police officers, 37 Port Authority officers, and 343 New York City firefighters perished in their heroic attempts to save the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93.
Dozens more have lost their lives since due to illnesses contracted...Read More
A 28-year-old police officer from Columbia, South Carolina took his own life July 28th.
According to The State article, Senior Deputy Derek Fish was found in his patrol car behind the station that evening. He had been on the force for six years, and had just been promoted, leaving many to wonder why he took his own life.... Read More