14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest

14 people shot, 5 officers killed in shooting at Dallas protest
Mayor Mike Rawlings has confirmed 12 police officers were shot and five were killed in an attack by snipers in downtown Dallas at a peaceful protest of officer-involved shootings across the country on Thursday night. "The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization is saddened by the loss of life of our 4 Dallas Police Officers and the 1 DART Officer. These heroes died at the hands of cowards by being ambushed while protecting and serving the citizens of Dallas as they exercised their Firs......
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Honoring American Heroes, Past and Present

Value and History of National Police Week Article PostLaw enforcement officers are people like you and me who want to make a difference. Serving the communities that we all share is just a part of what these humble heroes do. Standing up for those who can not stand up for themselves is just in their blood. Despite the dangers, they proudly put on their uniforms and badges every day, for us.  National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day has become a day for us to unite as a community and to honor those who have given their lives to protect us, our fam......
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The State of Policing in America Reported by MSNBC

MSNBCMost of us get up in the morning. go about our days and never think about our local law enforcement officers, unless we hear another negative story on the news.  There is a perception that there are a lot of bad cops out there.  However the reality is that 99.1% of Law Enforcement officers are NOT accused of any misconduct of any kind.    In 2015, 965 civilians were fatally shot by officers, this kind of situation gets the media’s attention, understandably. However, it is im......
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Please keep Officer and NLLEO Board Member Ed Lujan and family in your prayers

Please keep Officer and NLLEO Board Member Ed Lujan and family in your prayers
Edmundo "Ed" Lujan a 20 year veteran of the Dallas Police Department currently assigned to the Financial Crimes Unit sustained critical injuries while working off duty at a local nightclub to provide for his family. Lujan along with several other officers were escorting several patrons out of the establishment. During that time, suspects reversed into Lujan running over him several times. Officers returned fire striking the driver. All suspects were detained. Senior Corporal Lujan sustained a di......
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Gone But Not Forgotten ...

inMemoryOur hearts go out to all the families that were killed in last Sunday nights tornado that struck several states including Van, Texas. Everywhere communities are coming together to help identify those who have lost their lives. The Garland Police Department was able to confirm that David Tapley who lost his life on Sunday night was a retired lieutenant of the Garland Police Department. He retired in 2006 after serving 22 years on the force.David and his wife, Brenda, lived in Van, TX about an hou......
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