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Maryland: Lawmakers & Officer’s Family Work To Pass “Noah’s Law”
The tragic death of Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta has fueled a crusade for harsher penalties for drunk drivers. Soon, state lawmakers will have to decide if Noah’s Law will become a reality.
Illinois: State Police Special Patrols in Remembrance of Fallen Trooper James Sauter
Illinois State Police have announced that ISP districts throughout the state will enforce road safety with a special enforcement memorial operation dedicated to fallen Trooper James Sauter. The trooper was killed in the line of duty on March 28, 2013, when his ISP squad was struck by a truck tractor semi-trailer in the Chicago area.
Firefighter’s Letter Regarding His Concern for Police Officer Safety Published
David Clark a career firefighter and a volunteer on his off duty hours recently wrote a letter to the editor of his hometown newspaper the Cecil Whig in northeastern Maryland. Clark wrote the letter knowing full well of the sensitivity of the issue of some police officers and traffic vests
Georgia: HERO death "profound loss" to DOT family
Georgia's Department of Transportation commissioner is speaking out for the first time about the death of HERO Operator Moses King.
New Jersey: Cinnaminson going blue in honor of fallen state trooper
No one better understands the worry of a police officer's loved ones than Michele Peters. In September 1966, her father — Cinnaminson Police Sgt. William Peters — was shot three times while trying to break up a robbery in town. He survived the wounds and retired as a lieutenant several years later.
Kentucky: Owensboro Police officer almost struck by vehicle during traffic stop
Owensboro Police Department asked the Kentucky State Police to investigate an incident where an Owensboro Police officer was almost struck by a vehicle intentionally targeting the officer during a traffic stop at noon on Saturday.
Massachusetts: Springfield police investigate back-to-back accidents
Police investigated a car crash on Chestnut Street Sunday morning that injured one person, but it was the police themselves who were nearly among the injured.
New Jersey: Funeral plans set for NJ trooper struck, killed at crash scene
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 14th for a state trooper killed when he was struck by a passing motorist at the scene of a car fire. A wake for 31-year-old Sean Cullen will be held Sunday afternoon and Monday morning at Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Cinnaminson.
Minnesota: Ask a Trooper: How many patrol cars have been hit while at the scene of an accident?
Ask a Trooper: How many patrol cars have been hit while at the scene of an accident?
Virginia: Trooper injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 288 released from hospital
A Virginia State Police trooper injured in a multi-vehicle accident on Route 288 on Monday, February 15, has been released from the hospital.