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Fraternal Order of Police hosts Gonzales Police Department's awards Gonzales, LA - On Friday, April 17, members of the City of Gonzales Police Department joined together in celebration by recognizing the achievements of fellow officers and detectives.
Greater Scrutiny Makes Officer Vulnerable to False Charges The right to due process, enshrined in our Constitution, is one of the cornerstones of our republic. The existence of this right — that everyone is presumed innocent and that everyone is entitled to a fair hearing — is woven tightly into American society. Why should this not be true for police? Police officers have a very tough job. Charged with keeping the streets and neighborhoods of this country safe from crime, their lives are on the line everyday. With the authority and enormous responsibility that comes with a badge, police are rightly held to a much higher standard of personal and professional conduct. This higher standard and increased visibility renders police vulnerable to unfounded scrutiny.
Employment Opportunity: Chief of Police, City of Temple, TX
Wounded police officer will throw 1st pitch for Springfield Cardinals A Springfield police officer who was shot in the line of duty has recovered enough to be able to make an appearance at a Springfield Cardinals game next week. Aaron Pearson will throw out a ceremonial first pitch on Thursday, May 7.
Abington Police road race will benefit melanoma research ABINGTON, MA – In its sixth year, the Abington Police Community Partners Road Race is becoming one of the most anticipated events of the spring in town. And why wouldn't it be? People look at it as a way to enjoy the community and it also benefits local causes.
McKenzie: Local Fraternal Order of Police looks to redo lodge "We're state lodge No. 5, which means we're one of the oldest in the commonwealth," said Lt. Mike Wagner, of the Albemarle County Police Department and the lodge's new president. "We have a beautiful piece of property and the ability to be a real benefit to the police and their families and especially to the community. We have a lot of potential, but we have to find a way to reach it."
Conservation Officer to Sing National Anthem in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, DC – Indiana Conservation Officers of District 9 are proud to announce that Master Indiana Conservation Officer Andy Cline will sing the national anthem at the Capitol grounds in Washington D.C. during Police week on May 16.