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Law Enforcement Today | April 30, 2016

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In Memoriam: Trooper Chad Dermyer

April 1, 2016 |

Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Director and Superintendent of the Virginia State Police sadly reports the death of Trooper Chad Dermyer.

Trooper Dermyer, 37, was at the Greyhound Bus Station in Richmond, participating in a drug interdiction training exercise. Following the … Read More

In Memoriam: Trooper Jeffrey Nichols

March 28, 2016 |

In Memoriam: Trooper Jeffrey Nichols

Colonel Steve McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety-Texas Highway Patrol sadly reports the death of Trooper Jeffrey Nichols.

Trooper Nichols, 27, was on routine patrol in Lamar County when for an unknown … Read More

In Memoriam: Officers Susan Farrell and Carlos Puente-Morales

March 27, 2016 |

Chief Dana Wingert of the Des Moine Police Department in Iowa sadly reports the death of Officers Susan Farrell and Carlos Puente-Morales.

Officers Farrell, 30, and Puente-Morales, 34, were conducting a routine prisoner transport from Council Bluffs back to Des … Read More

PERFectly Wrong: Why LEO “leaders” need to stop apologizing for the use of force

March 22, 2016 |

On January 29, 2016, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) released a report in their Critical Issues in Policing Series entitled, “Use of Force: Taking Policing to a Higher Standard” The subtitle is “30 Guiding Principles.” If you have … Read More

In Memoriam: Deputy Sheriff Carl A. Koontz

March 21, 2016 |

Sheriff Steven Rogers of the Howard County Sheriff Department in Indiana sadly reports the death of Deputy Sheriff Carl Koontz.

Deputy Koontz, 27, was shot while he and other officers attempted to arrest a suspect and also execute a search … Read More

Silent and often forgotten

March 20, 2016 |

Often times we discuss the effects and the consequences that come with being a law enforcement officer on the streets. We see the videos where officers are hurt and often times fighting for their very existence. We see news headlines … Read More

2016 Election Results In Arizona Officers and It’s Immigration Law Being Slandered Once Again

March 20, 2016 |

With the 2016 election in full swing, and Arizona being up for the primary election, once again Arizona has been taking a beating by immigration activists, special interest groups, and various other outspoken groups and individuals with an axe to … Read More

In Memoriam: Officer Allen Lee Jacobs

March 19, 2016 |

Chief Ken Miller of the Greenville Police Department in South Carolina sadly reports the death of Officer Allen Lee Jacobs.

Officer Jacobs, 28, and his partner in the Community Response Team were questioning a 17 year old self proclaimed gang … Read More


March 18, 2016 |

Leadership is a gift and an honor to possess. Along with it comes great responsibility. Leadership is not just a position or a title, it is a calling, a strength that is undoubtedly God given.

Leadership has the advantage of … Read More

In Memoriam: Trooper Thomas L. Clardy

March 17, 2016 |

Colonel Richard McKeon, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police sadly reports the death of Trooper Thomas L. Clardy.

Trooper Clardy, 44, was working an overtime shift to reduce accidents caused by speeding drivers. Trooper Clardy had stopped a Chevrolet Tahoe … Read More