Police Officer Severely Injured

(Credit: Southern Counties News)   An Orange Police Officer (CA) was severely injured after being hit by a vehicle while on a call on Saturday morning. Around 3:05am officers were dealing with a vehicle that was obstructing a roadway, one of the responding officers found a man asleep in his truck. During the investigation, a car crashed into the patrol that was behind the truck and also struck the officer who was standing outside his patrol car. The officer was taken via ambulance to a hospital with broken bones and many deep lacerations. It…continue reading →

First Gunfire Death for WA in Nearly 5 Years

Washington State went nearly five years without a shooting death of a police officer. The last being when Trooper Tony Radulescu was shot and killed on February 23, 2012 during a traffic stop. Other officers have passed since then in the state, due to medical incidents and accidents, but evil struck just hours before the calendars flipped to December in 2016. Tacoma Police Officer Jake Gutierrez was shot and killed during a domestic disturbance on November 30th, 2016. Other responding officers were able to pull Gutierrez away, despite being in the open and under…continue reading →

Police Officers Deliver Mail That Was Stolen

Howard County Police Officers (Maryland) had stopped a suspicious truck that was seen in a neighborhood where packages were being stolen from doorsteps. During the stop, it was found out that the suspects were indeed stealing packages and they were arrested. Since the Christmas season is upon us, the officers wanted to go not just above, but beyond the call of duty. The entire department joined together to deliver nearly one hundred stolen packages that were recovered from the van. Many homeowners were surprised to see officers delivering packages.. and not the mail…continue reading →

Fallen Officers Grew Up Together, Died Together

Ever since high school, Jody Smith and Nick Smarr were best friends. They were room mates after graduation and they were room mates during the intense police academy. Officer Smith had planned to get married on May 20th, 2017 and of course he asked Officer Smarr to be his best man. Officer Smarr was dispatched to a domestic disturbance on December 7, 2016 around 9:30am. During the radio traffic, Officer Smith was close and decided to back up Officer Smarr. The two arrived in separate cars. Smith moved towards the back of the…continue reading →