Recruit Joins Marines to Return Favor
People have many reasons for joining the Marine Corps. These reasons can include family tradition or a strong desire to serve, but one recruit here joined the Corps because a group of Marines saved his father's life. Marine Corps Pfc. Weldu Aregawi Gebrimichael said he was inspired to join after hearing how a Marine sniper team saved his father's life.
Police Roadside Safety
More law enforcement officers die each year in traffic incidents than from any other cause, including shootings. Many of these deaths occur on the roadside as officers perform their duties.
Grand Haven National Memorial Service
The seven crew members aboard Coast Guard aircraft 1705 when it was lost during a search and rescue case in 2009 and a petty officer lost while conducting a dive in 2004 were formally remembered during a National Memorial Service at Escanaba Park in Grand Haven, MI, Friday. Family members of the fallen, Coast Guard personnel, Canadian representatives and the citizens of Grand Haven were in attendance to pay tribute.
Guard Official Describes Southwest Border Mission Buildup
The National Guard has a long history of supporting U.S. Customs and Border Protection efforts along the Southwest border, and it looks forward to the current support mission, the National Guard Bureau's director of communications told participants in a "DoD Live" bloggers roundtable Aug. 6.
Law Enforcement Ethics
Our section on Corruption and Misconduct focuses on an insider’s view of corruption and misconduct in law enforcement. In this section, we list state and local police officers who have written books on ethics in criminal justice; specifically law enforcement and policing.