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Firefighter’s Letter Regarding His Concern for Police Officer Safety Published
David Clark a career firefighter and a volunteer on his off duty hours recently wrote a letter to the editor of his hometown newspaper the Cecil Whig in northeastern Maryland. Clark wrote the letter knowing full well of the sensitivity of the issue of some police officers and traffic vests
Georgia: HERO death "profound loss" to DOT family
Georgia's Department of Transportation commissioner is speaking out for the first time about the death of HERO Operator Moses King.
New Jersey: Cinnaminson going blue in honor of fallen state trooper
No one better understands the worry of a police officer's loved ones than Michele Peters. In September 1966, her father — Cinnaminson Police Sgt. William Peters — was shot three times while trying to break up a robbery in town. He survived the wounds and retired as a lieutenant several years later.
Kentucky: Owensboro Police officer almost struck by vehicle during traffic stop
Owensboro Police Department asked the Kentucky State Police to investigate an incident where an Owensboro Police officer was almost struck by a vehicle intentionally targeting the officer during a traffic stop at noon on Saturday.
Massachusetts: Springfield police investigate back-to-back accidents
Police investigated a car crash on Chestnut Street Sunday morning that injured one person, but it was the police themselves who were nearly among the injured.
New Jersey: Funeral plans set for NJ trooper struck, killed at crash scene
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 14th for a state trooper killed when he was struck by a passing motorist at the scene of a car fire. A wake for 31-year-old Sean Cullen will be held Sunday afternoon and Monday morning at Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Cinnaminson.
Minnesota: Ask a Trooper: How many patrol cars have been hit while at the scene of an accident?
Ask a Trooper: How many patrol cars have been hit while at the scene of an accident?
Virginia: Trooper injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 288 released from hospital
A Virginia State Police trooper injured in a multi-vehicle accident on Route 288 on Monday, February 15, has been released from the hospital.
Michigan: Driver Blamed For Michigan Trooper’s Traffic Death To Face Trial
A man charged in the death of a state trooper who was dragged for miles in Oakland County will stand trial on felony charges. Judge Kelley Kostin says charges against 70-year-old Charles Warren Jr. will stick. He was pulling a trailer when Trooper Chad Wolf was struck while riding a motorcycle last August.
Florida: Tow-truck drivers pay homage to comrade killed in hit-and-run
A tow-truck driver struck and killed by another motorist on the Howard Frankland Bridge on Feb. 15 was remembered during a memorial ride on Sunday by fellow tow-truck drivers from around the Tampa Bay area.