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Being A Person Who Stutters Shouldn't Hold You Back When Pursuing A Career

Madeline Wahl | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

I grew up with a stutter. Does this mean I shouldn't have pursued journalism because I stutter? Does this mean I shouldn't conduct interviews, speak up in meetings or ask questions when I want more clarification?

Support Your Local Police, Or Else

Brian Rooney | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Brian Rooney

The people who carry guns and wear uniforms in the name of public service have to respect and obey civilians and civilian authority or else they are an occupying army. And that's what everyone demonstrating in the streets of America is complaining about.

Police Officer Boogies Down Alongside Boy Who Has Cancer, Makes Us Want To Bust A Move

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.02.2014 | Good News

This officer's all about spreading cheer the coolest way possible -- by breakin' it down. A video uploaded to YouTube shows officer Tim Fletcher a...

Watch This Officer Bring The Fire In A Valiant Attempt To Win A Dance-Off Against Kids

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.14.2014 | Good News

This officer may not have the moves, but there's no question he dances with heart and soul. Earlier this week, a Kansas City, Missouri, resident w...

Police Officer Raises $100,000 After 'Heartbreaking' Tragedy

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 05.30.2014 | Good News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After 17 years on the force, San Jose Police officer Huan Nguyen had learned not to get emotionally involved in his work. Bu...

New Orleans Police Detective Gets Down With The Wobble Dance At Mardi Gras

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

A New Orleans police detective is becoming famous online for his skills outside of law enforcement in the midst of Mardi Gras season. Detective Win...

D.C. Police Search Home Of Officer In Investigation Of Prostitution Ring

The Washington Post | Peter Hermann, Ann Marimow and Clarence Williams | Posted 12.05.2013 | Crime

Authorities are investigating whether a veteran D.C. police officer was running a prostitution ring out of his Southeast Washington apartment, where t...

But For Video: Philly Cop Dismissed For Being 'A Freaking A-Hole'

Radley Balko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Chalk another one up to the power of social media and personal technology. Officer Philip Nace . . . is perhaps the first Philly lawman to get ...

This Is What Happens When You Get An Eviction Letter And A Cancer Diagnosis

Home Defenders League | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Home Defenders League

For the next several weeks, HuffPost will be cross-posting "Foreclosure Horror Stories" from the Home Defenders League's "100 Stories Of What Wall Str...

A Police Woman Reveals What Made Her (Finally) Break Down

OWN | Posted 01.25.2013 | OWN

Yvette Gonzales works as a police officer in Dallas, where her daily challenges at work are recorded for the OWN Network's "Police Women of Dallas." A...

Big Boy The Elk's Vigil Attended By Hundreds | Posted 01.08.2013 | Weird News

On Sunday a vigil was held in Boulder, Colorado for Big Boy the elk. Big Boy was killed by a police officer when he wandered into the town. Apparently...

New York's Finest Cut to the Chase in the Murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The brunt of the fury should have been trained on Lamont Pride first and foremost. In the end, he was solely responsible for his actions.

Running Late For Work, Cop Leads Highway Patrol On High-Speed Chase

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Weird News

MIAMI -- A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. Th...

Slain Officer's Mom Agonizes Over Troy Davis Execution Wait

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The mother of a slain Georgia police officer says she is agonizing over the wait while the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to...

Cop Arrested For Leaking Hacking Info

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

LONDON — One of the detectives investigating phone hacking at the News of the World tabloid has been arrested on suspicion of leaking information ab...

Police Officer Killed In Hotel Shooting

AP | Posted 09.01.2011 | Crime

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Authorities were investigating Monday after a Memphis police officer and another person were shot to death at a hotel in the middle ...

Peru Police Officer Narrowly Escapes Being Crushed By Truck (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Peru policewoman's near-fatal collision with an 18 wheeler has been captured on CCTV. In the clip, the officer -- identified by the New York Daily...

Author Steel's Ex-Aide Sentenced For Embezzlement

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN FRANCISCO — Danielle Steel's former assistant has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for embezzling more than $760,000 from the ...

Sleepless In New York: My Night at the HOPE Street Survey (SLIDESHOW)

Boonsri Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Boonsri Dickinson

One night every year, volunteers walk thousands of miles on the grids of the city, Queen, Brooklyn, Staten Island, the Bronx, and climb through the underworld of the subways lines to count the homeless.