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For the week of August 9, Dave Smith recaps yet another 'boy bites cop' story in which an officer was tasked with removing a boy from his non-custodial mother, a NH cop who discovered the story a woman told him about her dying father was a ploy, the new and extended duties of TSAs, and this week's courageous Not Today moment.
It’s not a fancy emblem. It is just black and gold. All it has on it is the name of the community, the word “POLICE” and a gold star embroidered at the bottom. It is not a new patch. In fact, it is rather battered and worn. - Full Story
Every so often, I get to hear directly about the people whose lives have been made better by the information we’ve presented on PoliceOne. This time, it was from a party we don’t often address directly — law enforcement spouses. - Full Story