Seriously Injured SWAT Commander Begins Long Road to Recovery

Cop Went Home, Changed into a New Uniform, and Returned to Work

By Steve Pomper Lincoln Police Department Sgt. Tu Tran (Screenshot) In this era of snowflakes and their enablers, cops are still showing they must handle the most harrowing of emergencies, and then, while many occupations allow their employees to go home or even seek counseling for often trivial reasons, cops most often return to work. While Read more »

Rational Fear in Policing Saves Lives

By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D As a regular writer on police matters, I am in the crosshairs of many critics. Reactions to any pro-police piece on social media range from personal threats to insults to proud displays of the critic’s ignorance. One such comment claimed, “to shoot somebody all an officer has to do Read more »

Gone and Deserving of Being Remembered

By Stephen Owsinski The heartfelt phrase “Gone But Not Forgotten” is often somberly said and sincerely written after a selfless law enforcement officer is sacrificed in the line of duty or otherwise, and police culture honorably illustrates how it holds dear all fallen heroes, both recent and historical. Let’s start with a very rare example: Read more »

First Responders: “Routine” Becomes Life or Death in an Instant

By Steve Pomper Connecticut State Police Just saying first responders, cops and firefighters, don’t get enough credit for the risks they take seems insufficient. A throw-away line politicians use during campaigns. But a recent incident captured on Connecticut State Police (CSP) dash cam video brings to life one of these harrowing stories of the unexpected that Read more »

Police Pay Homage to Dogs of Duty

By Stephen Owsinski Recently, the Miami-Dade Police Department hosted a K-9 Appreciation Memorial Ceremony, paying homage to the dogs of duty that unhesitatingly fight crime and charge hard at bad actors looking to do evil things to innocent people. Some of these incredible animals are killed in the line of duty. In their honor, law Read more »