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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.

Shots Fired: Brownsville, Oregon 02•16•2008

October 14, 2009

Sgt. Lawler popped up over the hood of the Pontiac just as Thompson's upper torso rose off the pavement, his gun again swinging in Lawler's direction.

San Antonio Officer Named 2009 Police Officer of the Year

October 1, 2009
Officer Pedro Garcia saved the life of one critically wounded officer and helped rescue another in a shootout in the city's South Side last September.

North Carolina Officer's Heroism Saluted

September 15, 2009
The light that Raleigh Police Sgt. Brian Allen saw underneath the overturned car Aug. 2 in the woods along Smithfield Road in Clayton was fire.

Shots Fired: College Park, Maryland 11•06•2006

August 19, 2009

As rounds flew back and forth before him like some ballistic tennis match, Soden got back to his feet and in the fight. Lining up his sights on the suspect nearest him, he fired.

St. Paul Officer Honored for Superhuman Life-Saving Feat

August 4, 2009
Officer Michael McGinn, the son of a retired St. Paul cop, was patrolling alone at the time, Chief John Harrington said. But he slipped on his gloves, picked up the 300-pound engine and he slid it off the victim.

Illinois Officer Commended for Capturing Murder Suspect Then Laid Off

April 16, 2009
Twenty minutes after a killing in a Schnucks store Tuesday, Officer Kristopher Weston arrested a suspect he found hiding in some bushes. A few hours after that, the mayor called Weston before the City Council to recognize him for his work. And less than five minutes after that, they voted to lay him off.

Officer Stacy Lynn Lakotas of Hopkins (Minn.) PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

March 19, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Stacy Lynn Lakotas of the Hopkins (Minn.) Police Department as its Officer of the Month for February 2009.

ASPCA Seeks Nominations for Annual Humane Awards

March 2, 2009
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is inviting the public to nominate extraordinary pets and people for its 2009 Humane Awards. One of last year's winners was a law enforcement officer who works tirelessly to prosecute animal abusers.

Officer Vincent Jamison of Chicago PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

March 2, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Vincent Jamison of the Chicago Police Department as its Officer of the Month for January 2009.

Colorado Troopers Honored for Saving Man from Burning Car

February 26, 2009
Cpl. Timothy McClinchy and Trooper Randy Orton came upon a sport utility vehicle in August that had been rear-ended by a semi that had been going 60 mph along Interstate 70 in Aurora.

Badges, Patches and Pins

February 1, 2009
Recognition Services has been creating custom emblematic jewelry for more than 30 years. Most of its custom lapel pins, full-size and mini-badges, embroidered patches, coins, and keytags are available for delivery in three to four weeks. Rush service is available.

American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Seeks Local Heroes

January 29, 2009
Not all heroes wear capes but they all have one thing in common; they make a big difference to someone. The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago is looking for community heroes, including law enforcement officers, to honor at its 2009 Heroes Breakfast.

Officer Timothy Tonkin of Suffolk County (N.Y.) PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

January 28, 2009
For rescuing trapped victims on two separate occasions, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Timothy Tonkin of the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police Department as its Officer of the Month for December 2008.

Georgia Sheriff’s Office Cracks Down on Gangs, Wins IACP Award

December 12, 2008
Using an operational tattoo shop as a business front, the Richmond County, Ga., Sheriff’s Office Gang Task Force conducted undercover investigations to reduce gun sales by local street gangs.

BOP Senior Officer Specialist Melissa Foy Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

November 24, 2008
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Senior Officer Specialist Melissa Foy of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) as its Officer of the Month for October 2008 for saving a colleague who was being stabbed by an inmate.

LAPD Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

October 13, 2008
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Police Officer III Andrew Taylor of the Los Angeles Police Department as its most recent Officer of the Month.

Houston METRO K-9s Win Narcotic Detection Awards

February 20, 2008
Officers from the K-9 unit of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, brought home two awards from the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association seminar held earlier this month in Angleton, Texas.

Francine Janik First TruckVault "Hero Hunt" Recipient

October 26, 2007
Former police officer Francine Giono Janik of Whitehall, Mont., was recently selected as the first recipient of an all-expenses-paid "Hero Hunt" for part of TruckVault's upcoming television series, "TruckVault's Xtreme Hunts."

NAPO Hands Out Top Cops Awards

May 25, 2006
Held on May 12 during National Police Week, this year’s Top Cops awards ceremony honored law enforcement officers from Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina and Virginia, Rhode Island, and Tennessee who went above and beyond the call of duty.
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