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Former D.C. Police Chief sees opportunity in challenging times
Source: WTOP by Dick Uliano
Date: February 10, 2016

Former Washington, D.C. Police Chief Charles Ramsey says heightened scrutiny of police departments across the country will strengthen and improve policing nationwide.

Lyndhurst officer recognized for helping fellow passengers escape derailed Amtrak train
Source: NORTHJERSERY.COM by Abbott Koloff
Date: January 29, 2016

A Lyndhurst police officer who, though injured himself, helped rescue people from the wreckage of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last year was recognized on Friday by a national law enforcement organization that gave him an award for ā€œexemplary law enforcement service.ā€

After a Dangerous Year, Officers' Family and Colleagues Reflect
Source: NBC NEWS by Ari Melber and Safia Samee Ali
Date: January 18, 2016

When a gunman charged and shot Philadelphia police officer Jesse Hartnett in his squad car earlier this month, the harrowing confrontation was disturbingly familiar.