Final Tour: October, 2016

Final Tour: October, 2016

Seventeen officers were lost last month, the second worst month in all of 2016. Only July, when five Dallas PD officers were gunned down, has been more deadly. Our 2016 line-of-duty losses stand at 111 as we end the month of October. Of those, 46 have been lost in vehicle-related ...
Two Miles Apart & A World of Grief Behind

Two Miles Apart & A World of Grief Behind

Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin was only 24 years old, just 15 months on the job and six hours into his 12-hour patrol shift, when a man pulled alongside his cruiser and shot an estimate 15 – 30 rounds at him. “When I saw the bullet holes, I pulled the door open and realized ...
BODYCAM: Officer Shoots Suicidal Man with Gun

BODYCAM: Officer Shoots Suicidal Man with Gun

This is terribly sad and unfortunately all too common. The deputy's hand was forced: This suicidal subject, Clifford Leroy Tucker, drew a shotgun on him. Marquette County Sheriff's Office Deputy Keith Romback was called out to the home in Ishpeming Township on July 9 after Tucker ...