The Up-Beat: Trump urges respect for LE and 4 more P1 posts cops loved
Here's what made PoliceOne's Facebook audience smile this week
By PoliceOne Staff
Facebook recently launched a new extension of their ‘like’ feature that allows readers to more accurately express their feelings about a story – something police officers aren’t shy about doing. Below are the most ‘loved’ posts of the week from PoliceOne's Facebook page, from the nation's mourning of a slain rookie officer to a chance celebrity encounter during a traffic stop.
5. Gladys Knight sings 'Happy Birthday' to cop during Utah traffic stop
Utah Officer Paul Rogerson received the ultimate surprise birthday gift when he stopped a speeding vehicle and learned the passenger was none other than legendary soul singer Gladys Knight. When Knight learned it was Rogerson’s birthday, she stepped out of the vehicle and performed an impromptu rendition of “Happy Birthday.” You never know who you’ll run into on the beat!
4. Photos: Va. officer slain on 1st shift laid to rest
The tragic killing of 28-year-old Ashley Guindon on her very first shift struck a chord with LEOs across the nation. Hundreds of cops gathered at Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge to honor the hero taken from us too soon.
3. Video: Singing Colo. cops remind LE to 'Don’t Stop Believin''
It’s a tough time to be a cop, but two officers from the Palisade Police Department want to remind LEOs to push through the struggle and “don’t stop believin’.”
2. Trump releases video urging respect, support for police
Controversial presidential hopeful Donald Trump got a lot of attention from the police community this week after taking to social media to remind the American public that cops deserve respect and admiration.
1. Photos: NFL hopeful honors slain Va. officer
Former Virginia cornerback Maurice Canady honored slain Officer Ashley Guindon this week by wearing cleats with the officer’s name written on them while he ran the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.