Obama Letter to Police: “Just as your tight-knit law enforcement family feels the recent losses to your core, our nation grieves alongside you. Any attack on police is an unjustified attack on all of us.

“Time and again, you make the split-second decisions that could mean life or death for you and many others in harm’s way, I want you to know that the American people see it, too. We recognize it, we respect it, we appreciate it, and we depend on you.” Obama writes open letter to police: ‘We have your backs’ President Obama … Read More

Milwaukee Sheriff at RNC 2016: ‘Blue lives matter’

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/rnc-2016-sheriff-dave-clarke-225768 Milwaukee sheriff at RNC: ‘Blue lives matter’ By NICK GASS 07/18/16 Donald Trump understands what it will take to make the United States safe again, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said in his speech Monday night before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Invoking Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 writing about the “the interrelatedness of all communities and states” … Read More

Families of Fallen Police Officers Speaking at the DNC 2016

“When I lost Thor I had no idea it was possible to lose so much in an entire lifetime much less in a single moment, and I know that in light of recent events some of us have lost faith, but I want all Americans to know about Moses, Derek, Thor and all the officers out there who every day … Read More

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay – 2016 DNC Speech

“Our colleagues across America — our brothers and sisters in blue — are doing the hardest job in the world. At the start of every shift, they go out without knowing what dangers await. And yet, there is a crisis — especially in the eyes of too many communities, particularly communities of color — a crisis of trust in police … Read More

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez represents law enforcement at DNC

When my officers report for duty, they have no idea what might come up that day. They don’t know whether the next 911 call will be their last. But they keep answering the call. They keep putting their lives on the line. They are doing the best they can to protect our communities. We put on our badges every day to serve … Read More