Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
Ohio police station is going beyond the call of duty to make their community a
Police Chief David Oliver keeps the community informed about department
activity on their Facebook
page. He recently shared their experience with helping distribute donated
Rubbermaid items to people and organizations that needed them.
chief said the manager of the local Rubbermaid distribution center offered to
bring a trailer of items to the police department, to be distributed to those
trailer contained storage bins, food containers, mops, brooms, trash cans and
lots of other items," Oliver said on Facebook. "Police officers and staff,
Trustees Mike Kostensky and Sue Fields and lots of other volunteers began
unloading and getting items out to people and organizations."
daycares, churches and the Brimfield Food Cupboard all received some of the
the chief received an anonymous message from someone concerned with on-duty
officers unloading the items at the police station lot. Oliver responded on
Facebook, saying his department is not like the "old police."
are not the types to stand around waiting on some other government function to
help our residents," he said. "Rubbermaid contacted us because we get things
done…We will help the needy, take children shopping, hug ladies (my favorite),
high five kids, issue ice cream tickets, and do any other thing we can think of
that would make this community better."
chief also thanked his staff for "demonstrating that police work is a heck of a
lot more than writing tickets and arresting bad guys."