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35 Years After Air Florida Crash, Helicopter Used in Daring Rescue Gets New Mission
Source: NBC4 by Mark Segraves
Date: January 13, 2017

The helicopter that saved five lives from the frozen Potomac River needed rescuing itself. News4's Mark Segraves reports on the restoration of one of the most famous choppers in history.

Answer Man: Why are police officers called 'cops'?
Source: Steve Pokin, SPOKIN@NEWS-LEADER.COM
Date: March 20, 2016

Answer Man: Why do they call police officers “cops”? And when did it start? I quickly called a real source, Rebecca Looney, deputy director of the National Law Enforcement Museum.

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to Build New Museum
Source: NBCDFW.COM By Don Peritz, Jr.
Date: February 1, 2016

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), authorized in 2000 by Congress and then U.S. President Bill Clinton, announced days ago that it has successfully secured tax-exempt bond financing to build the first national museum designed to tell the story of American law enforcement.

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Witness to History: Investigating O.J. Simpson

Witness to History: Investigating OJ Simpson