In 1962, President
Kennedy proclaimed May 15th
as National Peace Officers
and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week,
meaning that National Police Week 2012 will be Sunday, May 13th through
Saturday, May 19th.
Training and Knowing
Your Rights Will Make a Big
Difference in Your
Career and Your Life!
lives of more than 2,800 police officers have been saved as a result of
An officer who is NOT wearing armor is 14 times more likely to
suffer a fatal injury
than an officer who IS wearing armor.
enforcement officers would be well advised to continue to wear body armor
and carefully follow manufacturers’ instructions concerning its use and
Dept of Justice
"Shooting someone is not a badge of honor,"
Officer Burns said. "It's something no one wants to do.
officer in the world is paid to die, no police officer in the world is
paid to get hurt."
Tasers....The debate goes on.