Behind The Scenes With WA’s Elite Tactical Response Group Police

If terrorists hit, the Tactical Response Group will swing into action. Nicole Cox goes behind the scenes with WA’s elite police force.

The blast disintegrates the white, late-model sedan in an instant. Fragments of razor-sharp shrapnel and the car’s bonnet cannon metres into the air before the car bursts into flames… read more.


No Appreciation: Nike’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Triggers Calls For Boycott?

Sneaker portswear giant Nike and their subsidiary company Converse had their second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on May 13. Police officers all over the country were able to receive 30% off their purchases at the companies’ retail stores. All the officers had to do was flash their badges at the register. According to a flyer circulating on social media, the initiative was part of National Police Week…


Law Enforcement Is a Calling That Is Answered Daily

Law enforcement is a calling that is answered daily, by people that are willing to face the dangers and perils awaiting them to serve a greater good.   These brave men and women are committed to service, whether from the patrol car on a shift, investigating a crime scene, behind a computer completing paperwork in an office, or training fellow law enforcement professionals to excel at their chosen profession…


Woman Climbs From Crash Wreckage, Hit By Second Car Driven By Drunk Driver On Gold Coast

A 19-year-old woman has been hit by a drunk driver on the Gold Coast after climbing from the wreckage of an earlier car crash, escaping with non-life threatening injuries. This certainly wasn’t an auto body shop job, the vehicle barely still exists!She was struck by a car driven by a 24-year-old man who blew more than three times the legal blood alcohol limit, Queensland Police inspector Karen Shaw said. This is why it’s important after a car crash to remain in your vehicle and wait for assistance, especially if you have roadside assistance plans meant for these types of situations.


In Honor of National Police Week, Local Police Officers Share Their Career Experiences

National Police Week culminated Friday in Peace Officers Memorial Day, designated by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 to recognize law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. In honor of the occasion and to get a glimpse into the lives of the people behind the badges, the Journal-World conducted a question and answer session with some of the officers who serve and protect the Lawrence community. By Caitlin Doornbos


Officers Deen and Tate: Police Lives Matter

Do the names Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate mean anything to you? They should. For some individuals, the lives of cops don’t really matter as much as the lives of those who are killed by cops, even when the killings are justified. If the story allows people to focus on racial divisions and conflicts between cops and citizens, they’re all in. If not — if the story is about good and decent people who dedicated their lives to the protection of others and died in the line of duty — they quickly move on to other things. It turns out that it’s the narrative, not the individual lives that matter. Except to those who loved Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, those whose lives have now been shattered, those whose hearts have been torn into a million pieces…


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