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Funds Pour In For Homeless Teen Who Biked 50 Miles To Register For College

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.19.2016 | Good News

One homeless teen is starting his second semester of college with more than $184,000, thanks to strangers who were inspired by his ceaseless determina...

Cops Protect Dove Nesting On Patrol Car In Sweetest Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.04.2016 | Good News

Police in Ohio are going to great lengths to protect a dove's nest. When Parma Police Department officers saw a bird had set up home at the base of a ...

Jury Finds Ex-Cop Guilty Of Child Molestation, He Drinks Poison

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.11.2016 | Crime

A retired Georgia police officer drank poison in court just seconds after being convicted on multiple charges of child molestation. Kelless Twohearts ...

Police Officer Cheats Death As Out-Of-Control Car Crashes Just A Few Feet Away

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.28.2016 | Weird News

A car comes within a few feet of hitting a police officer after spinning dangerously out of control in wet weather in terrifying video posted online. ...

The Rise And Fall Of The Black Cop In Baltimore

Buzfeed News | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics

Like many of the boys in his neighborhood, Leonard Hamm learned early to be wary of the police officers — many of them black like him — who patrol...

Remembering Natasha McKenna: A Promise Unfulfilled

Jamira Burley | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices
Jamira Burley

Natasha McKenna called the police to report an assault and then died at their hands. Her last words before she was restrained were, "you promised me you wouldn't kill me." That promise was broken. Natasha McKenna's family, her 7-year-old daughter, and many victims like her, deserve better.

Cop Comes To The Rescue After Someone Steals Family's Winter Clothes

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.11.2016 | Good News

Following an unfortunate incident, this cop stepped up to help a family in need. Sgt. Andrew Brewer and Officer Joshua Wood, from the Westampton Polic...

5-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer Fulfills Crime-Fighting Dream

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Good News

A 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who is battling stage 4 cancer got to fulfill a special dream this week: to become a police officer. On Monday, Shavez ...

Video Captures Police Officer Buying New Shoes For Barefoot Man

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.11.2015 | Good News

A police officer whose gesture of generosity was captured on camera over the weekend has been credited with setting "an example for all of us." Office...

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.01.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

Police Officers Give Family Car Seats Instead Of Tickets

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.27.2015 | Parents

When Texas police officer Justin Gower pulled over a driver on Oct. 17, he was dismayed to see that the man's three young daughters were sitting in th...

Boy's Adorable Note To Injured Cop Thanks Him For Being 'Like A Dad'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2015 | Good News

WFSB 3 Connecticut While recovering from an injury, a police officer received some kind words that made the healing process a little easier. Anthony ...

Caring Cops Accompany Late Colleague's Child To Father-Daughter Dance

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.17.2015 | Good News

One girl whose father died was able to have a magical time at a father-daughter dance, thanks to these cops who cared. Jewel Warren, an 8-year-old fro...

Cop Gives Pizza To Homeless Man, Goes Beyond Call Of Duty In Best Way

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.15.2015 | Good News

This officer served up a slice of compassion. Officer Jason Deaton of the Middletown Division of Police in Ohio recently gave pizza and soda to a ho...

Police Officer Shares Meal With Homeless Man To Make Him Feel Like 'Just Another Person'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

A police officer's simple and poignant act has moved people across the Internet. Sgt. Erica Hay of the Ocala Police Department in Florida saw a homel...

How to Keep Our Black Boys Alive: Channeling the Rage

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.17.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The recent spotlight on systematic racial profiling and police brutality against Black boys and men has exposed a painful truth long known in the Black community: just about every Black youth and man seems to have a story about being stopped by the police.

Policeman Buys Diapers, Shoes For Mom Of 6 Who Was Caught Shoplifting

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.14.2015 | Good News

When a mother in need expected to get in trouble with the law, she was met with a moving show of generosity, instead. Sarah Robinson, a mother of six...

Unexpected Turn of Events

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I knew the day was going to be weird because I woke up fully rested and without my usual assortment of arthritic pains.

Man Reunites With Officer Who Saved Him When He Was Abandoned As A Newborn

The Associated Press | Posted 04.27.2015 | Good News

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. ...

NYPD Honors Girl Who Sent Hundreds Of Cards After The Deaths Of 2 Officers

The Associated Press | Verena Dobnik | Posted 03.04.2015 | Good News

NEW YORK (AP) — Teary-eyed New York City police officers on Tuesday honored a 10-year-old Texas girl who sent hundreds of thank you cards to the NYP...

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

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.18.2015 | 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 03.07.2015 | 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...

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...