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The incredible true story of how a Navy challenge coin saved this Oklahoma police officer’s life
On July 3rd, 2018, the lives of two Tulsa police officers, a Navy reservist and a civilian, became inexorably entwined in a shooting during a traffic stop.
A Florida police department is buying a vehicle that looks like an armored port-a-john
This thing is the shit.
‘Everybody we deal with is trained to kill’ — Why we don’t see military police brutality
"There are bad military police officers, obviously. But nowhere near what you see in the civilian world.”
The Pentagon has funneled $7.4 billion in surplus military gear to police forces that don’t want or need it
Since 1990, the Defense Department has funneled more than $7.4 billion in excess military gear to nearly 8,000 federal and state law enforcement agencies across the United States
Police killings are more likely among law enforcement agencies that receive military gear, data shows
A new analysis of a decade of records across 651 Georgia police departments and sheriff’s offices found departments that took more than $1,000 in 1033 money, on average, fatally shot about four times as many people as those that didn’t
Trump suggests he’ll send federal agents to other major US cities following a ‘fantastic job’ in Portland
President Donald Trump on Monday said he's considering sending federal law enforcement to other major cities to counter unrest after controversially deploying federal agents to respond to demonstrations against racism and police brutality in Portland, Oregon
Anyone can buy the same military-style gear worn by federal officers making secretive arrests in Portland
The entire ensemble, right down to the minivan, is readily available to consumers through online shopping.
Army leaders are looking into racial disparities in the service’s justice system
"Gen. Vereen and I, along with Army leaders, need to look hard at ourselves."
A West Virginia town of 8,400 people just picked up an MRAP for some reason
Does a small town in West Virginia really need a tactical vehicle designed to deal with improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Lawmakers eye limits on military gear transfers to police amid nationwide protests
The eruptions of violence at protests of police brutality in recent days have rekindled congressional efforts to end the practice of giving surplus military gear to law enforcement agencies
National Guard soldier killed in shootout while assisting fellow law enforcement officers
North Dakota National Guard 1st Lt. Cody Holte was serving as a Grand Forks Police officer when he was killed Wednesday responding to fellow law enforcement officers in a police-related shootout.
Army reservist turned police officer killed in the line of duty in Missouri shooting
An Army reservist and police officer in Springfield, Missouri was shot and killed on Sunday night in a mass shooting incident that left four others dead, law enforcement officials said
‘A huge morale hit’ — Army EOD techs are stuck between plummeting recruitment levels and skyrocketing workloads
"Something needs to change, because I don't think we have enough manpower for the workload."
Navy vet claims Florida police department broke the law by not promoting him
In a letter, the city argued that Joshua Koop was denied a promotion to sergeant because he's already used the veteran's rule when he received a promotion last year to detective
Immigration rules designed to protect US veterans are often ignored by law enforcement, GAO finds
A five-year review of how the government deals with veterans with immigration issues shows that laws designed to give more protection to those who served in the military are spottily enforced
Army National Guard soldier charged with murder of Alabama police officer following shootout
Grady Wayne Wilkes, 29, is a corporal and infantry fire team leader who joined the guard in 2010, according to Army National Guard public affairs
Marine vet police officer claims his department discriminated against him for seeking PTSD treatment
Former police officer Jason Cooling has sued the city of Torrington, claiming the Police Department failed to appropriately accommodate his efforts and created a hostile, threatening work environment as he dealt with post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from his service in Iraq and Afghanistan
An Army vet with a concealed gun tried to thwart a mall shooting. Then the police arrived
A Hoover, Alabama, police officer was justified in the fatal shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr., who was wrongfully identified as the gunman during an altercation inside an Alabama mall the night of Thanksgiving,
2 Police Officers, Both Military Veterans, Played Russian Roulette. One Died
Officer Nathaniel R. Hendren, a Marine Corps veteran, is accused in the shooting of Officer Katlyn Alix, an Army veteran, while they were playing with a gun
A Marine Vet Was Forcibly Stripped And Thrown In A Padded Cell In An Illinois County Jail, Lawsuit Says
She's alleging she was "humiliated, degraded and dehumanized" when deputies forcibly removed her clothes and then left her for 12 hours in a padded cell
Why Do So Many Recent Veterans Dislike Police Officers?
Tom note: Here is the fourth entry in our 10 Long March posts for 2018, the 7th most-read item of...
An Army Veteran Was Left To Die In A Cell While His Jailers Laughed And Took Video
An Army veteran was left to die from a drug overdose while in the custody of an Oregon sheriff's office...
A California Police Officer Fatally Shot A Mentally Ill Man. His PTSD Went On Trial
Los Banos police Officer Jairo Acosta knew he had post-traumatic stress disorder from his time in the Army. On a...
Meet The Vets And Ex-Law Enforcement Officers Training To Save Children From School Shootings
At a shooting range near Daytona Beach Wednesday, a group of veterans and ex-cops stood in a line and took...
Pedestrian Charged With Murder In Crash That Left Veteran Turned Police Officer Dead
A pedestrian has been charged with murder in a motorcycle crash that killed a Kansas police officer, officials said. Officer...