Mayor Protects Cyclists
Mayor Bob Buckhorn kicked off TPD’s Share the Road safety campaign by riding on two wheels to work. The Mayor and a crowd of 20 cyclists and bike officers participated in the two-mile trek from Davis Islands. Mayor Buckhorn hopes the campaign will save lives and prevent crashes.
Independent Review Praises Largest Manhunt in TPD’s History
Ten months after the tragic loss of Officer Jeffrey Kocab and Officer David Curtis, the Federal Office of Community Oriented Policing Services released an independent review of the search for the killer.
Ride of Honor
A group of supporters have gathered along the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., waiting. The crowd continues to grow in size as the time draws closer. Some wear shirts emblazoned with names of fallen officers. Some carry flowers, signs and photos. Some are young….some are old. They are all there for the same reason.
As members of the Citizen’s Academy eagerly awaited a demonstration for the weekly class, there is suddenly a loud commotion. They discover a bad guy armed with a machine gun has grabbed a classmate and sped off in a waiting car. As the officers followed in a high speed pursuit, the two gunmen fired shots towards the crowd.
Two Squads – Record Success – Squad 207 and 233
Partnerships – it’s the key to a police department’s crime reduction success. The partnerships with the community are an invaluable tool, but the partnerships between officers are just as critical.
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