'An officer takes an oath': Top quotes from Police1 news this week
Read about a retired cop's heroic final moments, a long awaited LODD recognition 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 police stories. We're highlighting a retired cop who died saving others, a heart-pounding rescue, an officer who finally got the recognition he deserved and other top stories from this week's news.
These are our top quotes:
"An officer takes an oath. It just doesn't stop when you are retired."
— Officer Juan Phillips
"Chicago has quickly turned into a city that caters strictly to criminals who target the innocent."
— Keith Thornton, Jr.
"I didn’t want to let him win."
— Police Agent Ashley Ferris
"He would tell me, ‘That was a good lab because my throat burned for three or four days.’”
— Lisa Halladay
"It no longer matters [...] how many people you harm or how many prior violent felonies you have committed."
— District Attorney Vern Pierson