A suspect is in custody after a Maryville police officer was shot and killed answering a domestic violence call Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
At around 4 p.m. on Kerrway Lane off Alcoa Trail, Maryville according to Police Chief Tony Crisp of the Maryville Police Department an Officer was shot after responding to a domestic disturbance. Continue reading “Maryville Tn. Police Officer Killed, 1 suspect in custody”
Are the police racist? Do they disproportionately shoot African-Americans? Are incidents in places like Ferguson and Baltimore evidence of systemic discrimination? Heather Mac Donald, a scholar at the Manhattan Institute, explains.
A well-presented, fact filled and easily understood short video explains the truth about Police encounters dispelling the myths of Police violence in America. Continue reading “Are the police racist? Does the truth matter? The truth is here.”
A Chesterfield Township Police Officer recently assisted a little girl who was very happy after a disappointing turn of events.
A 3 year old girl had anticipated the Ice Cream truck to come around and bring her a treat; she sat disappointed because she missed it. But a Chesterfield Township Police Officer saw her and intuitively knew what to do. Continue reading “Chesterfield Township Police Officer makes a special stop for a 3 year old girl”
Shared from Ohio Going Blue Facebook Page A Kent Police Officer saw a special needs child playing in his yard that wanted some attention. The officer was only too happy to oblidge.
Ohio Going Blue shared a message that they received in their inbox as follows:
Kent Police Department (Ohio)
“Hi, my name is Mike Rhodes and I wanted to send you this great picture of my special needs son,7 year old Gage Rhodes. With all the negative going around lately with law enforcement I thought it was awesome when this Kent Ohio police officer Rich Soika saw Gage playing in the front yard he pulled in the drive way! Gage gets excited to see police cars pass he jumps up and down and waves! With his limited speech Gage says “Gage love cops”! and Gage “hug cop”? Gage and officer Soika shared about a dozen hugs and high fives! When the officer asked Gage if he wants get in the cop car his face lit up😀 he jumped in and hit the lights and sirens! It’s little things like this that makes Gage’s rough days awesome! Thank you Kent police for all that you do for our community!”
An anonymous call led Officers from the Yukon Police Department to an autistic boys home for his birthday party to surprise the family when their guest list grew shorter and shorter.
Terra Hubbard had planned a birthday party for her soon to be 3 year old son Brayden who has autism, but the guests were backing out one by one. Although she didn’t know it, someone had called the Police Department and told them that Brayden would be celebrating virtually alone. Yukon Officers would not allow that to happen. Continue reading “Yukon, Ok. Officers respond to 3 year old autistic boy’s birthday party when no one else does”
A 5 year old boy named “R.J.” was diagnosed with stage 4 high risk neuroblastoma in September 2014 wished to see some Police officers. When Officers found out they responded to his call.
5 year old “R.J.” is at home with hospice care now suffering with stage 4 neuroblastoma and had made his intention known that he wanted to see Police officers come by his home with their Police cars. Officers found out that the child had a wish and responded to his call in a big way. Continue reading “N.J. Police Officers Show support for 5 year old with Stage 4 Cancer”
The Minneapolis Police Activities League-PAL is spending quality time with the kids of their community and the kids are loving it!
Officers from Minneapolis are being positive role models for kids in Minnesota and spending time with them in all kinds of outdoor activities that are being sponsored in part by community members and the Police Activities league. Continue reading “Minneapolis, MN. Police Activities League-PAL Spending summer with kids and Community”
Utica Police Officers hosted a picnic along with community members for local kids who are returning to school recently.
A Rockford Illinois Police Department Lieutenant was challenged by a local youth to a contest. The Lt. accepted the challenge of “the swings”.
A Lt. of the Rockford Illinois Police Department accepted the challenge of a grade school youth to a swing challenge. Not really sure if there were any losers in this contest at all. Check it out. Continue reading “Rockford Illinois Police Lt. “Swings ” with local children”
Officers from the Franklin Ohio Police Department were alerted to a 7 year old child that was attempting to sell his teddy bear for food. They fed him and then helped his siblings as well.
Officer Steve Dunham of the Franklin Ohio Police Department found a 7 year old boy who hadn’t eaten anything for days trying to sell his teddy bear for food on the street near a CVS Store on August 6. The officer spoke with the child and the boy was afraid that he would be in trouble but that was the last thing Officer Dunham wanted for him. Continue reading “Franklin Ohio Police Officer feeds 7 year old who was trying to sell his teddy bear for food”