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‘The body remembers': Top quotes from Police1 news this week

Read about a challenging rescue, a sheriff’s thoughts on red flag laws and more from this week’s news


By Police1 Staff

Have you been keeping up with the news on Police1? Take a look at some of the most memorable quotes from this week’s top police stories. We’re highlighting the fight for officers’ mental health, a sheriff’s opinion on red flag laws and more of the best quotes from this week’s news.

These are our top quotes:

Sheriff Joe Pelle

"If a gentleman pulls a rifle on my deputy [...] I’ve got a problem with that person having a gun."

— Sheriff Don Wilson

FULL STORY: Colo. sheriffs, once skeptical, are putting red flag laws to use


"Even if you might try to lie to yourself and say you’re doing okay, the body remembers."

— Brian O'Neil, president of the Louisville Professional Firefighters

FULL STORY: Ky. law provides time off for cops, firefighters after critical incidents


"There’s guilt and remorse. It’s hard to swallow sometimes."

— LAPD Officer Cody McCarthy

FULL STORY: ‘I could feel my shoes melting’: Cops pull kids from burning SUV


"My job is chasing predators, rapists and human traffickers, not someone exercising a right."

— Sheriff Javier Salazar

FULL STORY: Texas sheriff says he won’t prosecute women seeking abortions


"I don’t think we need to complicate the situation by putting more guns into the school."

— Chief John Barber

FULL STORY: Alabama police chief: Do not arm teachers

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