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.
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.
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.