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FBI Report examines ambushes, unprovoked attacks of officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 29, 2019


The Department of Homeland Security is sharing an FBI report regarding the alarming trend of ambushes and unprovoked attacks on our nations law enforcement. The report offers insight into the motivation of killers and would-be assassins, and also includes valuable information on officer responses and reactions. The Department of Homeland Security is sharing this information […]

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Wounded Detroit Officer receives Congressional Badge of Bravery

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: May 23, 2019


Detroit Police Officer Benjamin Atkinson was awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery for risking his life to save his partner. Officer Atkinson was shot three times March 15, 2017 while his partner was on the ground bleeding and paralyzed. The officers were shot while attempting to stop Raymund Durham, the man who was charged with […]

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LEEP Dream Scholar makes national news in first year with Grand Rapids PD

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 19, 2019


Grand Rapids Police Officer Austin Lynema is making a very good impression in his first year on the force. The three-time Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Dream Scholarship recipient gathered a group of fellow Grand Rapids Police Officers and organized a belated birthday party for a local boy who was being bullied. None of the […]

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145 Officers died in the line of duty in 2018

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 10, 2019


— Excerpted from National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund The number of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty nationwide in 2018 rose 12 percent compared to those killed in 2017, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. As of Dec. 27, 2018, 144 federal state and local, tribal and […]

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NAPO encourages review of 2018 LOD report to promote situational awareness

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: February 20, 2019


The U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office released their report regarding Line of Duty Deaths for Law Enforcement Officers in 2018 and NAPO Executive Director Bill Johnson called the results sobering. “As you can see, the number of deliberate shootings of officers increased over 2017, and ambushes and shootings of multiple officers in a single […]

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