(CNN) Two Honolulu police officers were shot and killed when they responded to a call for help Sunday in Waikiki. Following the shooting, a fire broke out at the home the officers had been called to. Three people, including the suspect, remain unaccounted for in the fire.
Posted by Ashley McMann | Law Enforcement Today
What better way for New Yorker’s to ring in the New Year than a good old-fashioned NYC subway brawl, right? However, according to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, there’s no issues on the subway trains, and no need to hire police officers for the MTA.
KXAN | Austin, TX
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he will propose a law where there is “no bail for cop killers.” The governor’s assertion followed what occurred over the bail for the suspect who ran down Nassau Bay Police Sergeant Kaila Sullivan on Dec. 10, KXAN reported.
They said he was too much to handle. That’s all I knew about him. He had lived on an Indian Reservation, was returned to a shelter, and was too much to handle. That is where our story started.
NEW YORK — The New York State Police has modified the light bars on top of their police cruisers to make emergency vehicles more noticeable.
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – When Lieutenant Randy Sutton sustained career-ending injuries during his career in the police force, he was met with resistance when seeking medical and psychological care in the aftermath.
Posted by Sgt. A. Merica – Law Enforcement Today
If you are reading this letter, it is because something went horribly wrong. You have never gone in this safe before. I know how you feel about guns. If you had just gone into the safe to get a gun to protect yourself because I wasn’t home and something bad had happened, you’d be dealing with a problem and not a letter.
By Glenn Puit
Retired Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Randy Sutton certainly knows the dangers that come with being a law enforcement officer.
Cop Gumbo with Val Van Brocklin
Like most of the public, I assumed officers injured in the line of duty were taken care of. Maybe you assume that, too. Not so, as Randy Sutton, a 34-year police veteran, learned.
Posted Via: Law Enforcement Today
Disgraced ex-Broward County Florida Sheriff Scott Israel who was removed from his position after the Parkland high school shooting in February of 2018 is now suing over his removal from office.
Posted by: Julie Koerber on Yellowstone Stone Valley Woman
The silvery scars that run up and down Ladd Paulson’s legs serve as a faint reminder of the not one but two near-fatal motorcycle crashes he suffered while on the job as a Billings police officer.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today unanimously passed legislation authored by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) to improve access to assistance for first responders permanently disabled in the line of duty. The Protecting America’s First Responders Act establishes guidelines for determining eligibility for federal benefit under the Public Safety Officers Benefits (PSOB) program and provides the Justice Department with new tools to more uniformly and efficiently adjudicate benefit claims.
Posted by: LET Staff
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted to pass new laws that would improve access to assistance for emergency responders that were personally injured in the line of duty.
WASHINGTON — A national law enforcement group that supports disabled and injured officers is blasting the Department of Justice, claiming its public safety officers’ benefits program continues to fall short.
By Greg Norman | Fox News
Police officers across the nation put their lives on the line every day to protect Americans, but, when it comes time to repay that debt, families and advocates say the system in place leaves them “left out to dry.”
KTNV | Chief Investigative Reporter, Darcy Spears
Police and corrections officers take an oath to serve and protect. You’d expect when they’re injured on duty, they’re taken care of. But we uncovered a heartbreaking story about a system that many say is letting our officers down.