"In this law-enforcement job, when you pin this badge on and go out on calls, when you leave home, you ain't got a promise that you will come back."
- RAY FOSTERsheriff of Buchanan County, Virginia, on the rising numbers of police officers being killed, according to statistics compiled by the FBI
"We have not done anything but conduct a fair and complete investigation."
- BILL LEEpolice chief of Sanford, Fla., on the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin; the U.S. Department of Justice and FBI announced they will also look into the shooting after responding to pressure from the public
"I will stand by that to that the day I die."
- Coleen RowleyFBI whistleblower and Democratic Congressional candidate, on the too high standards that she says prosecutors demanded when asking judges for search warrants before 9/11. A Justice Department report criticizes her role in the case, saying that she gave improper legal advice to FBI agents who sought a search warrant for Zacarias Moussaoui's belongings; she denies the charge
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