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‘Please don’t leave me': Top quotes from Police1 news this week

Read about a cop’s savvy crisis response, a heartbreaking friendship 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 a lawmaker’s defense of a police officer, an intense mental crisis response and more of the best quotes from this week’s news.

These are our top quotes:


"I looked at him and said, 'Please don't leave me, I love you,' and I held on."

— Officer Amanda Hudgens

FULL STORY: Partner of slain Detroit cop speaks of ‘nightmare’ ambush


"I couldn’t say nothing, seeing this man who’s lost everything maligned as if he was indifferent or actively malicious."

— Texas State Rep. Joe Moody

FULL STORY: Uvalde LE response video shows officers trying to reach family, lawmaker says


"My concern was not about my safety. I knew I had other deputies around me."

— Deputy Nicolas Reynolds

FULL STORY: Ga. deputy removes shirt, duty belt to talk down woman in crisis


"I'm a part of the LGBTQ community and the San Diego PD, and meshing those two together is an amazing feeling."

— Officer “Kiki” Coston

FULL STORY: Uniformed San Diego cops to march in Pride parade, ending 2-year ban


"Whether it’s archaic or not, I will have to think about this."

— Tom McCarthy, Public Works Commissioner

FULL STORY: ‘Thin blue line’ concern prompts review of city flag rules

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