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Tennessee Officer IDs Murder Suspect Between Calls

September 8, 2010

While he was on a plainclothes detail, he recognized a woman he'd seen in a video still, leading investigators to the murderer of an elderly man. For his investigative skills, Paidousis has been named the September 2010 Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Maine Officer Saves Suicidal Woman From Attempted Bridge Jump

August 12, 2010

On Dec. 13, 2009, Officer Rob Angelo of the Bangor (Maine) Police Department drew on his 18 years of law enforcement experience to keep a distraught woman from jumping into an icy river to her death. For his actions he was named the August 2010 Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Brownells Earns Distributor of the Year Award

July 29, 2010
Brownells was recognized as distributor of the year at the Shooting Industry Masters award ceremony, according to the company.

Benchmade's 741 Onslaught Wins Knife of the Year

July 28, 2010
The 741 Onslaught features Benchmade's patented AXIS Locking Mechanism, contoured G10 handle scales with 420J stainless steel liners, and 154CM stainless steel blade. The knife was designed by custom knife maker, Bob Lum.

NRA Seeks Candidates for Officer of the Year Award

July 27, 2010
The Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award was established in 1993 and "recognizes exceptional valor, public service, and dedication to the principles of our Constitutional heritage," according to the NRA.

Kansas Officers Save Woman From Burning Building

July 13, 2010

Arriving before firefighters, Cpl. Christopher Sturgeon and Officer Trent Ginn used common sense and instinct to fight through choking smoke and rescue a woman from her flame-engulfed house. For this they have been named the July 2010 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund officers of the month.

N.C. Boy Buried With Full Police Honors

July 7, 2010
The Raleigh (N.C.) Police Department said farewell to 8-year-old William Bunn, who had dreamed of becoming a police officer before he died of cancer.

Deputy Who Helped End Oakland Ambush Honored at Sheriffs' Conference

June 29, 2010
Pope said he was reluctant at first to accept the award, but embraced it when he realized it would be shared with fellow officers involved in the Oakland ambush.

Four of NYC's Finest Honored at Tony Awards

June 14, 2010
NYPD's Jason Mandra, Don Schroeder, Andy Lopez, and Bekim Kalicovic were among the Tony honorees on Sunday when the annual theater awards were presented.

Off-Duty Michigan State Trooper Assists Wounded Officer in Shootout

June 11, 2010

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell never expected to exchange gunfire with anyone May 22, 2009 on his day off. But the law enforcement officer and ordained pastor who serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve drew on training from both his occupations to aid a fellow officer taking fire from an enraged home owner.

APCO Announces Communications Award Winners

May 24, 2010
The Public-Safety Communications awards are presented annually by APCO International to public safety communications personnel who have demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty.

Park Ranger In Montana Named Officer of the Month

April 27, 2010
A gunman began running toward Ranger Alexandra Burke and another officer. Ranger Burke shot the man at close range before he could strike her with the knife. The shooting was ruled as justified.

Seattle Police Officer Ben Kelly Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 8, 2010
"I told him, 'You caught the suspect responsible for the worst police massacre in Washington state history. You need to take a deep breath and soak that in,'" recalled Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

IACP Opens Nominations For Annual Public-Private Partnership Award

March 11, 2010
The IACP's Security Executive Council urges security professionals to nominate businesses and agencies that have shown "exceptional levels of coordination and innovation in partnering between the public and private sectors."

Tactical Officers Eligible For NTOA Scholarships

February 24, 2010
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) and several sponsors are offering scholarships to the association's Tactical Operations Conference in Pittsburgh, Penn., from Sept. 19-24.

Florida Corrections Officer Named Officer of the Month

February 23, 2010
On June 22, 2009, Officer Reeshemah Taylor, a seven-year law enforcement veteran, subdued an armed inmate in the Osceola County Corrections Department Medical Unit.

Public Safety Industry Recognizes GT Distributors for Excellence

February 16, 2010
GT Distributors Inc. has been recognized for excellence in the public safety industry. The company has been named as the latest recipient of the Bushmaster 2009 #1 Law Enforcement Distributor, 2010 Glock Perfection, Sig Sauer 2009 Public Safety Sales Center of the Year and the 2009 Hornady #1 Law Enforcement Distributor awards.

Florida Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

January 27, 2010
Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department provided crucial aid to a sergeant during a gunfight with a parolee.

Missouri City (Texas) PD Detective Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

November 16, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Det. Russell Terry of the Missouri City (Texas) Police Department as its Officer of the Month for October 2009.

Give Credit Where Credit is Due

October 15, 2009
I still can't wrap my head around President Barack Obama's being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. As a Los Angeles Times editorial noted, it's embarrassing to him and diminishes the prize. But getting rewards and being deprived of them is nothing new.
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