Thankful Thursday

Women of Worth: Officer Jennifer Maddox

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to honor Chicago Police Officer Jennifer Maddox. Her contributions, dedication, and recognition of the need to have safe places for at-risk-youths who reside at the Parkway Gardens housing complex in the Southside of Chicago has made an incredible impact.  Over twenty years ago as a rookie police officer, Officer […]

Thankful Thursday

Social Media Tips for Law Enforcement

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like recognize Mountain View Police Department’s Captain Chris Hsiung and Social Media/Public Relations Coordinator Katie Nelson for their innovative guidance and strategies surrounding the use of social media within police departments. Social networking within communities offers positive-impact opportunities as long as the agency’s online presence is done correctly. Here at […]

Thankful Thursday

National Law Enforcement Museum

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday” would like to honor the opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington D.C.  The museum is adjacent to the National Police Memorial Wall which holds 21,541 names of fallen officers, troopers, and agents who have died in the line of duty. The $103 million project is 20 years in […]

Thankful Thursday

Donut Boy

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This week’s “Thankful Thursday’ would like to honor 10-year-old Tyler Carach from Bratt, Florida who at 8 years old wanted to thank cops across the nation with doughnuts.  While at a coffee shop with his mother, he asked if he could buy donuts for four deputies who were eating there. Tyler said, “I wanted to […]

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Neighborhood Policing

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This week’s “THANKFUL THURSDAY” would like to commend the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) comprehensive crime-fighting strategy called Neighborhood Policing. This innovative plan is built to improve communication and collaboration between the police officers and the community and ultimately decrease crime. In 2017, the NYPD saw its lowest violent crime numbers in shooting incidents, murder, […]

Thankful Thursday

Honoring Devonte Hart

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This picture of Devonte Hart and Portland Police Sgt. Bret Barnum embracing in a hug at a Portland, Oregon rally, circulated the news and became a symbol of hope. With constant media attention focusing on violence and tragedy between law enforcement and the communities they serve, this picture welcomed a new conversation: a conversation of […]