Officer Safety News

An Open Letter to Officers and Their Families

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014
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One year ago, Christy Freeman’s husband was shot seven times while on duty in a small, affluent community. His preparation and actions saved his life. Now, Freeman appeals to all officers to examine their own preparation and fight complacency.

The author with her husband, David Freeman of Alpharetta (Ga.) PD. He survived an attack in which he was shot seven times. Photo Courtesy Christy Freeman

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Portland Police Bureau (OR)

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014
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K9 Mick was shot and killed while pursuing one of three burglary suspects who fled on foot in the area of Southwest Lobelia Street following a vehicle pursuit. Officers had responded...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office (WI)

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014
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Deputy Sheriff Mike Severson succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on April 19th, 1991, as he and Deputy Sherif Allen Albee, of the Burnett County Sheriff's Office, attempted...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office (WI)

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014
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Deputy Sheriff Mike Seversen succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on April 19th, 1991, as he and Deputy Sheriff Allen Albee, of the Burnett County Sheriff's Office, attempted...

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Puerto Rico Police Department (PR)

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014
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Agent Marielis Morales-Santiago succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle collision six days earlier. She and another officer were driving a department vehicle on PR-52, near Santa Isabel Salinas, when another...

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Los Angeles Police Department (CA)

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014
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Police Officer Chris Cortijo succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when his police motorcycle was struck from behind by an impaired driver at the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard at...

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