Boulder Police Sgt. Adrian Drelles told the crowd gathered at a public memorial service at Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette for slain Officer Eric Talley March 30 that he “died a hero, giving his all to save others.”
J. Scott Thomson held tight to his Catholic faith as police chief in crime-ridden Camden, N.J. He presided over the unconventional scrapping of his embattled department. The new department followed a community policing strategy that motivated the once-distrustful residents to share information on local thugs.