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Jan 14, 2022

It was the summer of 1967 in Rochester Minnesota - a rainy morning in August when Officer Floyd Haley failed to return to the police station with the rest of the night shift, his body discovered later by his friend and fellow Officer Fred Kelly. This community found itself stunned as they said goodbye to this hero and...


Dec 31, 2021

In this episode Sheriff Rose reviews some of the many amazing stories shared throughout this past year on the Officer Down Memorial Podcast, shares how the podcast has grown throughout the year, and also shares information about the podcast’s new partner – Thin Blue Line USA.  It’s a thank you to those who’ve...


Dec 3, 2021

Officer Brian Klinefelter was a young, enthusiastic officer serving in the city of St. Joseph in Central Minnesota.  It was January, and wind chills were 30-40 below zero that night.  Brian stopped a vehicle matching one used in a local armed robbery that night – and he was shot 5 times.  A huge man hunt, a...


Nov 5, 2021

Chris, Scott, and Shaun are all active duty police officers in the Chicago suburbs who host a podcast called 3 COPS TALK.  This was a fun show talking about cop stuff, some of the struggles our cops are facing today, and about our podcast and some of the amazing heroes’ stories we get to share.  More powerful stories...


Oct 17, 2021

He served in Vietnam and as a paramedic before serving as an officer for the Robbinsdale PD.  A burglary in the early hours of Valentines Day resulted in his execution while sitting in his squad - by the very suspect they were searching for. John left behind his wife and one year old son they'd officially adopted just a...