Stressful working conditions caused heart damage and added deadly amounts of weight to ex-officer Jose Vega. His fight for disability underscores the intrinsically unhealthy conditions of being a cop.
Milwaukee police officers Vin Paolo and Dan Resnick arrived at an empty, boarded-up home along with welfare workers to assist a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son, who were living there with no heat or hot water.
On Sunday, the Gainesville, Fla., Police Department posted a photo on Facebook of three policemen on Hurricane Irma duty. The post was subsequently inundated with 170,000 reactions, 118,000 shares, and 74,000 comments on the men’s appearance.
Alyssa Somohano was recently escorted to prom by a group of police officers from the Miami-Dade Police Department. The reason? The high school student’s father, Officer Jose Somohano, lost his life in the line of duty in 2007, and his friends and co-workers wanted to be there to support Alyssa on the night of the big dance.
Sierra Bradway wasn’t expecting an honor guard on her way to prom, but her father's former colleagues were there to send the teen off in style.