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Total Fatalities: 102—↓ 4%
Firearms-related: 41— ↑ 21%
Traffic-related: 34— ↓ 8%
Other Causes: 27— 0%
Local FWC officer wins national award
Source: News Channel 7 | WJHG.com
Date: May 24, 2017
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has named David Brady as the May 2017 recipient of the Officer of the Month Award.
Indiana police get new protective vests with help of 4th grader
Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis
Date: May 23, 2017
The Franklin Police Department is saying thank you to a 10-year-old boy who raised enough money to outfit the department’s three K9 officers with protective tactical vests.
300-mile bicycle ride honors fallen officers
Source: WOODTV.com by 24 Hour News 8 web staff
Date: May 10, 2017
Law enforcement agencies across West Michigan are taking part in a four-day bicycle ride to honor officers killed in the line of duty. The Police Unity Tour is an annual fundraising event for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum.
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Hammond police escort girl, 5, to chemotherapy treatment
A 5-year-old cancer patient from Hammond, Indiana is getting her second-to-last chemo treatment, and she's getting a special escort to the hospital in Indianapolis.
- By Megan Hickey, Hammond, Ind. (WLS) September 10, 2018
Monday, a 5-year-old cancer patient from Hammond, Indiana is getting her second-to-last chemo treatment, and she's getting a special escort to the hospital in Indianapolis.
Sammy left for Indianapolis with her group of Hammond police officer escorts and she was wide awake and so excited for her trip.
She arrived to find police lights flashing in front of the police department. She gave everyone a big hug and showed us her special outfit and talked about her first ever ride in a police squad car.
She was diagnosed with eye cancer when she was just 3 months old. She ultimately had to have one eye replaced, and then unfortunately the cancer returned.
Sammy's mom Diana Barr said she's overwhelmed by the support.
"She laughed, she said 'Mommy, have you ever been in a cop car?' I said, 'Nope, I guess this is a first time for everything,'" she said.
After the appointment, they're hoping to take her to lunch and maybe a little shopping trip. Sammy said she wants a teddy bear with a bow on it like the one she's wearing Monday.
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