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Traffic-related: 27— ↓ 4%
Other Causes: 18— ↓ 5%
30th annual candlelight vigil to honor fallen police officers
Source: USA TODAY | SLIDESHOW
Date: May 14, 2018
Riley Parque, 5, holds the hand of a police officer as her family arrives for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund 30th annual Candlelight Vigil. Riley's father, police officer Chad Parque, of the North Las Vegas Police Department, died in the line of duty Jan. 1, 2017.
Bike ride pays tribute to police officers lost in the line of duty
Source: NBC NEWS TODAY
Date: May 10, 2018
Members of various police departments are coming together to pedal in praise of their fallen comrades in the Police Unity Tour. Hundreds of police officers will ride their bicycles from New York to Washington, D.C., to remember those whose lives were lost in the line of duty.
National organization honors 2 state troopers for Minnesota river rescue
Source: MANKATO FREE PRESS
Date: April 27, 2018
Two Minnesota State Patrol officers are receiving national recognition for rescuing a man from a southern Minnesota river in 2016. Troopers Zachary Borchardt and Nate Walton were named officer of the month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
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Chance encounters are not really that uncommon, but for one New Jersey trooper and a retired police officer it's one they'll never forget. (Published Thursday, June 7, 2018) - Article by NBC4 Washington
New Jersey Trooper Stops Retired Cop Who Delivered Him 27 Years Ago
"We’re not sure what the odds are of this happening — maybe they’re close to the odds of a hole-in-one, winning the lottery, or being struck by lightning — but it happened," New Jersey State Police said.
- By Ashley Serianni
A New Jersey trooper met the retired police officer who delivered him 27 years ago — when he pulled him over last week.
Trooper Michael Patterson stopped Michael Bailly for a minor motor vehicle violation on June 1 in the Kingwood Township area, and as the two men spoke, Bailly mentioned that he used to be an officer in Piscataway. Patterson told Bailly that he was from the same town, and Bailly asked where he grew up.
Patterson told him that he grew up on Poe Place.
Bailly recalled Poe Place well; back in October 1991, when he was a rookie cop, he helped deliver a baby there.
Bailly remembered the color and style of house, and that the baby’s name had been Michael.
Patterson extended his hand to Bailly.
"My name is Michael Patterson, sir. Thank you for delivering me," the trooper said.
Bailly never got that ticket for the minor violation, state police said.
Thank you to all who joined us for the Run for the Badge on October 14th at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial! Your support for law enforcement and your participation and fundraising helps us honor the contribution and sacrifice officers make every day. All proceeds benefit the Memorial Fund.
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