Federal and other government buildings have been closed and some boarded up in downtown Louisville.
The 31-year-old deputy, the mother of a 6-year-old boy, was unable to speak to the president because she was shot in the jaw but did write messages to him that were conveyed to Trump by a sheriff's sergeant.
"When state and local leaders impede their own law enforcement officers and agencies from doing their jobs, it endangers innocent citizens who deserve to be protected, including those who are trying to peacefully assemble and protest," Attorney General William Barr said in a statement.
The Garfield (NJ) Police Department has called out for help for an officer who lost her home, her car, and all of her material possessions when a fire engulfed two structures on Saturday night.
An officer with the Carver (MA) Police Department is recovering from a dog bite he sustained while responding to a call for service on Saturday.
An officer with the Chicago Police Department who was struck by a passing vehicle during a traffic stop on Saturday night is now listed in good condition and is expected to recover from his injuries.
An officer with the Owensboro (KY) Police Department who was stabbed in the face by a subject during an altercation on Sunday afternoon is expected to recover from what were termed by the agency as non-life-threatening injuries.
Pittsburgh Steelers star center Maurkice Pouncey decided instead to honor a fallen police officer on the back of his helmet during Sunday's game.
An officer with the San Jose (CA) Police Department was injured when a driver ran through a stop sign and slammed into his patrol car.
“They prevented 18 officers inside from leaving the building by barricading entrances and securing doors with wires, ropes, boards, picnic tables and sandbags. Some members of the group carried handguns and rifles and wore military or tactical clothing,” the DA’s office said in a statement.
The officers and their 10-day-old baby were not injured. They were on the second floor at the time.
After a four-year-old girl was transported to a nearby hospital, the deputy—whose name has not been released—spoke with the family, learning that she was especially fond of Cinderella. He left, went to a local store, and purchased a Cinderella dress and crown for her.
Detective Alan Branch of the the Arlington (TX) Police Department was off duty and participating in group bicycle ride with petitioners of his Fort Worth church when a vehicle struck several riders in late August.
Officer Patrick Niles—who is also a certified EMT—provided life-saving care as other first responders arrived at the scene.
Two men are facing multiple criminal charges in connection with a gun battle that left three officers with a shooting that left two Maryland officers wounded in August.
The family of Officer Sean Collier the MIT Police Department—who was killed in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings—is urging the public to support law enforcement.
Officers with the St. Paul (MN) Police Department will now be required to undergo what is being called "Moral Courage Training" intended to enable them to stand up and say something to a colleague when they observe behavior that is outside of policy or procedure.
DPS officials say the escaped suspect drove up to troopers, honked his horn, and a teen sitting in the passenger seat got out and attempted to shoot them with an "assault rifle."
A new piece of proposed legislation introduced for consideration by the United States Senate would make it a federal crime to knowingly cause, or attempt to cause, serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. Offenders are subject to imprisonment for up to 10 years.
LT. David Grogan began calling out to the trapped residents when he heard a woman respond and then crawled onto the balcony and into the burning apartment to locate her. He found the woman and pulled her onto the balcony where firefighters were waiting. Lieutenant Grogan helped lower the woman onto a fire truck ladder where she was helped to safety.
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