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Week-437-May-15-2009

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Editor's Note:

As National Police Week 2009 draws to a close and our flags fly at half staff, we present a special edition of the PoliceOne Member Newsletter that brings together columnist features, pictures, and videos from events throughout the week. In memory of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice and in unwavering support for those who carry on the fight, we reaffirm our mission to help you protect your communities and stay safe on the streets.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

Special Edition: National Police Week 2009
Remember the fallen


U.S. Park Service police give mounted officers visiting from other states a tour of the White House. (AP Photo)

WASHINGTON — National Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement and pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have sacrificed their lives for the safety and protection of others.

To honor these fallen officers, PoliceOne presents special coverage from events throughout the week.

PoliceOne Special Coverage: Police Week 2009

View the Police Week Slideshow
Helping families of officers killed in the line of duty
The loss of an officer in the line of duty has a deeply painful impact on the department, the community and ultimately, the nation. But the most painful blow is dealt to the officer’s family, whose worst nightmares are suddenly realized. It now falls to those left behind to serve and protect that family ... Full article
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Learn from their loss



As we enter National Police Week and commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice behind the badge, let us honor them by remembering all we have gained from their tragic loss ... Full article


Read more columns by Chuck Remsberg
Thank you, my friend



Over the years I’ve had the honor of attending Police Memorial Week ceremonies in Washington, D.C., Cleveland, and several other locations around the country. I am always moved by the sense of strength and character that these ceremonies stir ... Full article


Read more columns by Dave Smith

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Taking time to remember



Police Memorial Week is always bittersweet for me, as it is for most of us in law enforcement. It’s a time of celebration and camaraderie and yet it’s also a time of reflection and sadness. I’ve also been fortunate enough to attend Police Memorial Week in Cleveland ... Full article


Read more columns by Betsy Brantner Smith
"The Call" — A poem



Since 1776, the years have come and passed / Things have constantly changed, and nothing seems to last / The uniforms might change, from gray to brown to blue: We’ve patrolled by horse, boat, car, and worn out many a shoe ... Full poem


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News and Announcements
P1 First Person: Sunday Afternoon

Pittsburgh SWAT uses Challenge Coins to help families of
fallen heroes


Family of slain Calif. officer creates memorial fund

Off duty Philly cop helps nab four criminals

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PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"Officer Garner is the reason I was proud to be an LEO. He 'stood the line' and did not flinch nor tarry. I am very proud to have even been in the same line of work as him!"
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