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COVID-19 confirmed cases in public safety, local government
Tracking the COVID-19 diagnoses in EMTs, paramedics, firefighters, police officers, corrections officers, dispatchers and local government officials
Woman accused of coughing on store’s food jailed, charged with terrorist threats, more
More than $35,000 worth of goods had to be thrown away
Couple caught having sex in police parking lot
Brookside Police Department’s Communications Center spotted the couple on the department’s security cameras
'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits US police
Officers are used to risk, but at a time when Americans are being advised to stay six feet from each other, the perils and anxieties are new
NJ police shut down another wedding for violating state shelter-in-place order
Police were responding to a car accident when they saw the wedding taking place, officials said
Video: Fla. deputy saves driver and 3 dogs from burning, overturned vehicle
Deputy J.J. Roe was able to force open the vehicle's door, freeing the trapped driver and three dogs before extinguishing the flames
Conn. doctor charged with intentionally coughing on co-workers
This is the latest in a number of incidents where people have been accused of willfully ignoring social-distancing guidelines and maliciously coughing
Nev. trooper fatally shot, suspect in custody
The trooper was conducting a motorist assist Friday morning when the ambush occurred
S.C. sheriff’s office to add 'peace officer' on deputies' vests
The move is being undertaken to convey messages of peace, security and reassurance during the current COVID-19 pandemic
Photo of the Week: Patrol pose
Citing COVID-19, ex-LA sheriff asks for prison release
Former sheriff Lee Baca has asked a federal judge to release him while he appeals his sentencing, citing his age and Alzheimer's diagnosis
Video: Fla. cop escorts baby ducks across road, to lake
The viral video follows a Lakeland police officer as he navigates the ducklings through several obstacles, including a busy intersection and a railroad track
Over 300 NYPD officers test positive for COVID-19
The department will be setting up a task force whose main function will be to replace officers that are out sick
Honolulu police: 2 arrested, 70 cited for violating stay-at-home orders
Violating the order is an offense punishable by fines of up to $5,000 and a year in jail
Investigators: Man who killed Wash. trooper during pursuit did so intentionally
The man deliberately struck and killed Trooper Justin Schaffer and veered toward a second trooper's vehicle
NY senator: Don't repeat the mistake of 9/11, provide LE with protection against COVID-19
In an op-ed, Sen. Andrew Gounardes urges officials to prioritize protection against the pandemic for first responders on the front lines
How police departments can prepare the best COVID-19 response
In a recent webinar, police chiefs shared lessons learned from responding to two epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic
Calif. police find cache of masks, donate them to hospital
The San Jose Police Department donated almost 50,000 N95 masks to five hospitals in the area
During COVID-19, fallen officers go without funerals, memorials
The impact of bans on public gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has forced bereaved families to seek alternatives
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Understanding the leave provisions
The new law provides for two types of leave for employees impacted by COVID-19


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