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Canadian Civilians Detain DUI Driver Until Police Arrive

September 12, 2018
Officers from the Barrie Police Department in Ontario, Canada responded to a local restaurant when some concerned citizens spotted a man they believed to be driving under the influence pull into the parking lot.

Good Samaritan Pulls Sheriff’s Deputy Out Of Burning Squad Car

August 31, 2018
An unknown man rescued a Cook County Sheriff's Deputy from her burning patrol vehicle early Thursday. The officer had been trapped in her squad car following a collision with another vehicle.

Oregon Citizens Walk to Support Wounded Police Officers

August 28, 2018
A group of military veterans, law enforcement personnel, and community members marched 12 miles on Saturday to show support for—and raise awareness of—Operation Enduring Warrior and Task Force Sentinel, which extends support to military veterans and law enforcement officers who have been wounded on duty.

Oklahoma Trauma Surgeon Volunteers for Department's Special Operations Team

August 27, 2018
The Tulsa Police Department's Special Operations Team has a very special member of the squad—a trauma surgeon.

Security Guard Fired for Filming, Not Helping Texas Officer in Struggle with Suspect

August 23, 2018
The president of the Houston Police Union said in a Tweet that the security guard who captured video on her cell phone of a police officer involved in a violent confrontation with a resistive subject—rather than assist the officer in getting the suspect into custody—has been fired from her job.

NYPD Union Offers $500 Reward to Citizens who Help Police with Violent Suspects

August 23, 2018
The NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association announced on Wednesday that the union would give a $500 reward to citizens who come to the aid of cops in violent confrontations with suspects resisting arrest.

California Businessman to Host Private "Law Enforcement Appreciation Festival"

August 20, 2018
More than 5,000 Southern California law enforcement officers and their families — with representation from the Los Angeles Police Department, the Los Angeles and Orange County Sheriff’s Departments, the California Highway Patrol, as well as the Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Westminster, and other police departments — are expected to attend.

Good Samaritan Who Helped Wounded Idaho Officer Recounts Incident

July 3, 2018
Meridian (ID) Police Officer Kyle Mikowski was conducting a traffic stop when a gunman opened fire on him, but bystander Nedim Cavcic was there to render aid.

Video: Florida Mom, Deputy Thwart Abduction of Girl, 13, in Store

June 10, 2016
Investigators say the suspect entered the store and grabbed a 13-year-old girl who was shopping with her mother. As he ran toward the exit with the girl in his arms, the mother was able to catch up to him and grab her daughter.

Florida Mom, Deputy Thwart Abduction of Girl, 13, in Store

June 10, 2016
A store clerk, a mother, and a quick-thinking deputy are being credited with saving a girl from a potential abduction in Citrus County, FL, in broad daylight. More Here.

Video: Witness Came to Aid of Injured Kentucky Officer After Shooting

March 11, 2016
Newly released body camera video shows a Northern Kentucky officer-involved shooting that left one dead last December. It also shows that a man saw the exchange and jumped into action to help the officer.

Witness Came to Aid of Injured Kentucky Officer After Shooting

March 11, 2016
Newly released body camera video shows a Northern Kentucky officer-involved shooting that left one dead last December. It also shows that a man saw the exchange and jumped into action to help the officer after the shooting. More Here.

Video: Armed Veteran Saves Life of Texas Deputy

February 5, 2016
A local Marine Corps veteran jumped into action and stopped a man from reaching a Bastrop County, TX, deputy's gun as the suspect pummeled the officer during a struggle last month.

Armed Veteran Saves Life of Texas Deputy

February 5, 2016
Not thinking about his own life, a local Marine Corps veteran jumped into action and stopped a man from reaching a Bastrop County, TX, deputy's gun as the suspect pummeled the officer during a struggle last month. More Here.

Video: Bystanders Come to Aid of Assaulted Florida Deputy

September 8, 2015
"The guy slammed the door out on the deputy and then jumped at him and just started wailing and hitting him across the head and just beating him," said George Cooper, who stopped to help.

Bystanders Come to Aid of Assaulted Florida Deputy

September 8, 2015
Three men, all strangers, stopped to help a Polk County, Fla., sheriff's deputy coming under attack on the side of the road Sunday morning. More Here.

Video: Teenager Saves Woman from Kidnapping

August 18, 2015
Police in Laval, Quebec, in Canada are calling 17-year-old Malyk Bonnet a hero after he went to extraordinary lengths to aid the escape of a woman who had been abducted by her ex-boyfriend earlier this month.

Teenager Saves Woman from Kidnapping

August 18, 2015
Police in Laval, Quebec, in Canada are calling 17-year-old Malyk Bonnet a hero after he went to extraordinary lengths to aid the escape of a woman who had been abducted by her ex-boyfriend earlier this month. More Here.

Video: Citizens Help Denver Officer After Beating

September 9, 2014
Two citizens helped rescue a Denver Police Department officer from a horrific beating Saturday when a homeless man attacked Officer Aubree Thompson and grabbed for her gun.

Video: Bystanders Watch Assault of Philly Transit Cop

October 2, 2013
About 40 onlookers watched a fare jumper assault a SEPTA transit officer last week, and one woman recorded the fight on her cell phone rather than calling 9-1-1.
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