#OTD 1870 Thomas J. Smith, of @AbileneKS, becomes the first of more than 480 #PoliceChiefs to die in the line of duty.
#OTD 1991 The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is dedicated in Washington DC
#OTD Yeager breaks the sound barrier – dailypress.com http://ow.ly/pONpU. Not much coverage of this great event. Go Chuck. @USAPoliceSupply
#OTD A lookout on the Pinta, Rodrigo de Triana, spotted land in 1492. For those of you that have Monday off – enjoy Christopher Columbus
#OTD in 1929 Eight Correctional Officers are killed at the Colorado State Penitentiary the most ever to die in one incident at a correctional institution: Raymond Brown, John Eeles, E G Erwin, J W McClelland, C Walter Rinker, Charles Shepherd, Robert Wiggins and Myron Goodwin.
#OTD 1974 Officer Gail Cobb of the @DCPoliceDept of @washingtondc, is shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a robbery suspect. Officer Cobb is the first of 41 #AfricanAmerican female officers to be killed in the line of duty.