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Obama Honors 2013 Top Cops

May 13, 2013

President Obama honored 43 Top Cops Saturday at the White House in a ceremony that typically kicks off National Police Week. Read the full story here.

Slain ATF Agent Honored Postumously

May 1, 2013
U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-New York) presented the award honoring John Capuano, 51, of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobbaco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to the agent's wife on Monday.

Sikh Temple Cop Wins Chudwin Patrol Rifle Award

April 12, 2013
Oak Creek (Wis.) Police Officer Savan "Sam" Lenda will be honored as the 2013 winner of the Chudwin Award for Patrol Rifle Excellence for his role in ending the Sikh Temple shooting.. Officer Lenda will be honored at the National Patrol Rifle Conference and Competition in Detroit from June 2-4.

Lee Baca Named Sheriff of the Year

February 27, 2013
Lee Baca has been awarded Sheriff of the Year by the National Sheriffs' Assn. His spokesman said the honor was appropriate given Baca is "the most progressive sheriff in the nation" and "a guy that works seven days a week."

15 Officers Awarded Medal of Valor

February 21, 2013
Fifteen law enforcement officers were awarded the Medal of Valor for their heroic acts during a Wednesday ceremony at the White House. Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder handed out the honor.

Texas Officer Honored for Taking Down Theater Shooter

January 4, 2013
The Bexar County (Texas) Sheriff's Office honored the off-duty first responders who stopped a gunman in his tracks inside a crowded movie theater lobby in December.

Boston Cop Honored for Saving Drowning Woman

December 24, 2012
Boston Police Officer Edward T. Norton was honored today for jumping into the cold waters of Boston Harbor on Friday afternoon to save a woman.

U.S. Armor Honored by Calif. City

November 2, 2012
Body armor maker U.S. Armor Corp. was awarded a city proclamation on Oct. 25 by Cerritos, Calif., where the company is based.

CHP's Highest-Ranking Female Honored

October 30, 2012
The California Highway Patrol's highest-ranking female officer has been awarded the Trailblazer Award by the California Peace Officers' Association.

Dallas Police Department Receives PursuitSAFETY Award

October 5, 2012
PursuitSAFETY awarded the Dallas Police Department with its 2012 Safer Way Award at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in San Diego.

Tenn. Cops Honored for Saving Trooper

August 30, 2012
Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department Officers Andrew Keith and Steve Taylor both were honored with the department's Medal of Merit on Monday for their lifesaving actions to rescue a state trooper at the scene of a fiery crash in March.

Los Angeles Honors Fallen 'Onion Field' Officer

August 11, 2012
The city of Los Angeles has renamed the intersection in honor of the fallen "Onion Field" officer who was kidnapped at the location in 1963.

NLEOMF Introduces Recorded Memorial Tribute Program

June 29, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has launched the Recorded Memorial Tribute Program to share the stories of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

N.J. Officers Save Mother, Son from Burning Van and Live Wires

June 21, 2012

An elderly woman and her son owe their lives to a detective and two officers from the Ewing (N.J.) Police Department who risked electrocution to extract the two from their crashed van.

The Congressional Badge of Bravery

June 20, 2012

Each year, thousands of law enforcement officers sustain injury during violent confrontations with dangerous criminals. It is important that Congress recognize the heroic performance and sacrifice of the brave men and women in law enforcement.

Terminally Ill Boy Sworn In by Colo. Department

May 21, 2012
A terminally ill 12-year-old became the youngest member of the Brighton (Colo.) Police Department when he was sworn in as a member of the department on Friday.

Obama Honors Top Cops

May 14, 2012

President Obama paid tribute to 34 law enforcement officers for bravery and valor in the line of duty during a Saturday ceremony at the White House. Read the full story here.

President Obama Honors Top Officers

May 13, 2012
In a Saturday ceremony, President Obama paid tribute to the 34 law enforcement officers honored by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) for bravery and valor in the line of duty.

How to Thank Your Dispatchers

April 10, 2012
Our colleagues over at Dispatch Magazine have provided a bevy of nifty resources to help law enforcement agencies thank the individuals who relay mission-critical information to and from the field.

Calif. Sheriff Honors First Female Deputy

February 15, 2012
The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department proclaimed Feb. 14 as a day honoring the county's first female sheriff's deputy. Ethel Meares was hired in 1955 and named employee of the year in 1963.
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