In the Rural Law Enforcement section you'll find news reports and expert articles about what it means to be a police officer in rural America. Early in America’s history, officers rode on horseback from town to town, either alone or with a small posse. Police work has changed drastically since then, but if you patrol in a rural area, you probably have some idea how those cops felt.
Lieutenant Terri Wilkin spent a quarter century with the Maryland State Police, serving in a wide variety of assignments — patrol, investigations, intelligence, and training, to name but a few - Full Story
The ringleader of 15 other convicted offenders, Samuel Mullet Sr. was found guilty of carrying out attacks which terrorized a normally-peaceful religious settlement in Ohio. (AP Image) The 67-year-old is 'hardly a threat'