“At the ceremony we had the other evening, I spoke with my heart and talked about how you could possibly forgive at a time like this. It’s hard. It’s so very hard,” he said. “A murderer stole from you. They stole from everyone in this room.” … [Read more...] about ‘What is a legacy?’ Daughter of fallen officer asks in letter read at his funeral
Greitens is scheduled to go to trial May 14 on an invasion-of-privacy charge stemming from an extramarital affair before he became governor. He also faces a second felony charge of computer tampering related to alleged misuse of a donor list from a charity he founded. … [Read more...] about Greitens pays tribute to fallen officers at event, as two felony charges loom
Omaha Police Sgt. Kenneth Fox said it was Orozco's dream to have a space for Police Athletics for Community Engagement (PACE) teams to play in north Omaha. The organization's goal is to reach at-risk kids who wouldn't normally participate in organized sports because of cost or family situation. Officers volunteer as coaches. … [Read more...] about Omahans gather for groundbreaking at Kerrie Orozco Memorial Ballfield — a ‘lasting tribute’ to fallen officer
The foundation is collecting donations to fund the sculpture, which is estimated to cost $512,000. Once enough money is raised, artist Austin Weishel will need a year and a half to sculpt it. The statue will weigh 2,500 pounds and stand about 12 feet tall. It will be located in the plaza, bounded by Market, Elm, Main and Record streets, where a replica of Dallas founder John Nealy Bryan's cabin stands. … [Read more...] about Father of slain DPD officer unveils new fallen officer monument coming to downtown Dallas
Attorney Andrew Yaffa represented the family of a slain Broward County Sheriff’s deputy killed in 2004 while executing an arrest warrant on a suspect who had previously threatened police. They won a $2 million settlement in 2009, after suing the sheriff’s office for not calling in a SWAT team. … [Read more...] about Could Deaths of 2 Police Officers in Armed Standoff Have Been Avoided by Calling the SWAT Team?