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“If the police are the people, and the people are the police, this is a week for everyone to embrace.”
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The Tarboro police officer also issued an apology, saying he realized that his “words were not only inappropriate but also deeply offensive to many of you”
“You don’t often hear about everything a police officer does in the course of their shift, but I do, and this is an example of the Miami Township Way,” PD Chief Mike Mills said
“He was also warned about our strict enforcement of warp speed on the interstate and to keep his phasers on stun-only while traveling,” the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office stated
“Don’t be surprised if you see more and more of them around in...Arapahoe County,” the sheriff’s office stated
Discover how Chief Christopher Cook utilizes storytelling to connect with both his officers and the community, creating a cohesive and transparent law enforcement environment
A YouTube docuseries called “CHAOSTOWN,” in which a Portland tagger bragged of having a huge stash of spray paint, led police to his identity and his home
The Moore Police Department officer plowed through wooden slats in order to arrest a suspect who was fleeing a traffic stop
The traffic agent, who was sitting in a marked NYPD cruiser, suffered minor injuries from the caught-on-camera incident
“This is why we stop these folks,” Sgt. Amar Gandhi. “These are dangerous folks, and who knows what they were going to do”
Arya Patel, who has osteosarcoma, spent the day motivating officers, fighting crime and running drills with firefighters
“As always the case, all suspects are presumed innocent and free of static cling,” the department stated
“If you don’t want to become Facebook-famous…turn yourself in…If you need a ride, give us a call,” St. Lucie County Sheriff Keith Pearson said during one video
“I encourage you @AOC to visit Columbia and do a walk-through,” Deputy Commissioner of Operations Kaz Daughtry stated. “I promise our officers their job, and protect you like they have protected everyone on campus...”
Video captured the moment Officer Cooper dove and captured the pig, who had been on the run for about a week
Take a look at the pranks and fakeouts police departments posted on April Fools’ Day this year
The #dontstealinseal campaign show the apprehension and jailing of suspected thieves in “Cops” meets MTV-style productions
Julie Parker speaks with Captain Jake Becchina about managing crisis communications during a shooting incident at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade
“This car has been through it all and keeps on going. Sure, the leg room in the back is minimal and the rear seats aren’t all that comfortable, but real friends sit up front anyway!” the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook
The request comes after the department posted a photo of suspects with their faces hidden by the yellow heads, writing that they did so to comply with a new state law
NYPD Commissioner Edward Caban agreed that NYPD officers must ensure that social media posts are accurate after a patrol chief misidentified a judge in a post on X
These social media celebrations recognize the courage, dedication and leadership of women in law enforcement
A California state law that went into effect on Jan. 1 restricts when law enforcement agencies can post mug shots online
Law enforcement agencies nationwide highlight the courage, dedication and achievements of Black officers, reinforcing a commitment to diversity and inclusion
From officers explaining why they love their community to images of K-9 officers adorned with flowers, these posts are a mix of professionalism and festive spirit
“In addition to being police officers, we are also members of the community. We have lives outside of policing, too.”