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‘We Defend Them, They Give Us Big F-You,’ Says Texas Police Chief

The San Antonio police chief lashed out at “police haters” following the murder of one of his officers this week. The killing of one officer and critical wounding of a second left the department shaken and the chief angry. “I’m sick of the police haters. We protect them,” Chief William McManus said. “We defend them, and they give us the big ‘F-you.’ And I’m sick of it.”

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San Antonio Officer Succumbs to Gunshot Wound

Thirty-six-year-old San Antonio Police Officer Miguel Moreno died Friday morning from a gunshot wound received the day before. Moreno was shot as he got out of his car to question a reported suspicious person.

Tony Alameda, left, prays after placing flowers at a make-shift memorial at the San Antonio Police headquarters, Friday, June 30, 2017, in San Antonio. Two San Antonio police officers were wounded critically and a suspect was killed in a shootout on a street just north of the city's downtown section. …

‘Ferguson Effect is Real,’ Police Survey Finds

An issue that has become known as the “Ferguson effect” is causing police officers to hesitate and question their judgment in situations where the use of force would be proper. The phenomenon occurred following the justified 2014 police shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Missouri, and the protests and riots afterwards. A new police survey from the Pew Research Center confirms what many media outlets have been reporting–the “Ferguson effect” is real.

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2016 Closes With 140 Cops Being Killed in the Line of Duty

A total of 140 law enforcement officers were killed in 2016 in line of duty deaths. The number of deaths increased by 10 over 2015’s 130 officers who were killed. The final death of the year came Friday night when Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Landon Weaver was shot and killed will investigating an alleged violation of a protective order.

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2 Boston Cops Shot — Gunman Killed

Two Boston police officers underwent critical surgery after being shot by a lone gunman. The gunman was killed by other police officers who responded to the shooting.

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Thousands Line Highways to Honor Slain New Mexico Cop

Thousands of people turned out to honor Hatch, New Mexico Police Officer Jose Chavez as his flag-draped coffin was transported from Albuquerque to his hometown of Las Cruces. A large motorcade of police officers from across the state and country

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NY Officer Names K-9 After Five Assassinated Dallas Officers

A law enforcement officer with the Suffolk County Police Department in New York has named a police K-9 after the five police officers who were assassinated in Dallas. The officers were murdered, and seven other officers were wounded, during a Black Lives Matter protest in July.

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Texas Cop Pauses for Tea Time on Anniversary of Saving Little Girl’s Life

A Rowlett, Texas, police officer paused for “Tea Time” with a two-year-old little girl to mark the one-year anniversary of his heroic actions that saved her life. Rowlett Police Department Senior Patrol Officer Patrick Ray responded to a 9-1-1 call last year regarding a little girl who was unresponsive after choking on a small object. As he rolled up on the scene, he observed a woman holding the lifeless body of a then 22-month-old girl.

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