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Missouri City Approves Foundation to Enable Donations to Police

December 7, 2018
The Ellisville City Council on Wednesday approved creating a charitable police foundation to allow donations from local businesses and residents to fund some police department equipment and supplies.

Good Samaritan Helps Police End Vehicle Pursuit in Missouri

December 6, 2018
The founder of a non-profit foundation that trains police and military personnel in the St. Louis area found himself involved in some real-world law enforcement activity on Wednesday, as he maneuvered his vehicle to stop two women fleeing police on an area highway.

Citizens Come to Aid of Florida Officer Shot by Felon Armed with a Rifle

November 26, 2018
Officer Kevin Hird was struck in the right arm during a confrontation with a suspect armed with a rifle. Citizens immediately rushed to Hird's aid, applying pressure to his wound until EMS responders arrived.

Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

October 12, 2018
Very few people who get into teaching have the mental, emotional, or physical fortitude to use deadly force when under imminent threat. However, every teacher should receive some level of active shooter response training—everyone should have at least some idea of what to do in an attack.

Illinois School Superintendent Becomes Police Officer in Order to Carry Concealed

October 2, 2018
"If somebody comes in to try to hurt my kids, we have something other than a stapler to throw at them," the 51-year-old educator said. "We're no longer a soft target. We have some options."

Texas Walmart Security Guard Stops Possible Kidnapping Attempt

September 25, 2018
A security guard at a Fort Worth (TX) Walmart store reportedly confronted a couple—a man and a woman—who were trying to take a four-year-old girl from a shopping cart, according to KRIS-TV.

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.
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