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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.

Fast-Drawing War Vet Thwarts Liquor Store Robbery

September 5, 2013
A veteran of four tours in Iraq stopped an armed robbery at the Marionville, Mo., liquor store where he works Sunday by drawing his own handgun and pointing it in the suspect's mouth.

Video: Citizens Pull N.C. Officer From Cruiser Wreck

September 5, 2013
Kathy Hoffman captured the rescue on her cell phone as she yelled to the bystanders to drag the officer from the car because she saw flames coming from under the vehicle.

N.C. Officer Pulled from Patrol Car Wreck

September 5, 2013

Several bystanders pulled a Wilson's Mills (N.C.) Police officer from his smoldering patrol car to safety after he crashed into a ditch. Read the full story here.

Sheriff Joe Warns Border Militia

August 21, 2013
The arrest of a border vigilante accused of pointing a gun at a Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff’s deputy during a confrontation in a desert smuggling zone shows that the "minuteman" militia movement is still active in Arizona and a growing threat to public safety, law-enforcement officials say.

Ala. District to Arm Teachers, Staff

May 28, 2013
Despite Gov. Robert Bentley's vetoing a local bill to arm teachers and staff in Franklin County Schools (FCS), the Alabama state legislature passed the legislation last week.

Video: N.M. Trooper, Bystanders Save Girl

May 17, 2013
A New Mexico State Police trooper and several bystanders lifted an overturned vehicle and pulled an 8-year-old girl to safety at an accident scene.

Texas Town Allows Concealed Carry for City Employees

May 17, 2013
The Aransas Pass (Texas) Police Department and city manager have begun crafting a policy allowing city employees to carry concealed weapons to protect themselves from an active shooter.

Mother Rams Vehicle of Daughter's Kidnapper

May 16, 2013
A determined and courageous mother chased the man who abducted her little girl across Albuquerque Wednesday evening before crashing into his car and launching a massive police search.

Video: Ga. Man Rescues Cop Trapped In Wreck

April 11, 2013
A Fulton County (Ga.) Police officer was pulled out of a wrecked cruiser by a citizen who witnessed a drunk driver strike the cruiser head on and trap the officer.

Ga. Man Rescues Cop Trapped In Wreck

April 11, 2013

A Fulton County (Ga.) Police officer was pulled out of a wrecked cruiser by a citizen who witnessed a drunk driver hit the cruiser head on and trap the officer. Read the full story here.

15 People Stabbed at Houston-Area Campus

April 9, 2013
A community college student stabbed 15 people Tuesday morning at a Houston-area vocational school before Harris County Sheriff's deputies took him into custody.

Video: Bystanders Help Ohio Cop Break Up Fight

March 25, 2013
A casino patron and municipal bus driver helped a Cleveland Police officer subdue three teens during a physical confrontation earlier this month in downtown's Public Square.

Video: Iowa Cop Pulls Teen from Burning Car

March 12, 2013
An Urbandale (Iowa) Police officer and police intern pulled an unconscious teen from his burning vehicle Sunday evening, likely saving the 18-year-old's life.

Citizens Help Calif. Cop After Gang Member's Gun Grab

March 11, 2013
Joseph Locaso spotted the officer struggling with Phyrun Dok, 28, in the parking lot of Albierto's Restaurant. When Locaso saw Dok grab the officer's gun, he jumped on him and pulled his arm off the gun.

Cab Driver Aided Wounded Riverside Officer

February 20, 2013
Riverside Police credit cab driver Karam Kaoud with saving the life of Officer Andrew Tachias, who was critically wounded by Chris Dorner in an early morning shooting.

Steven Seagal Helps Train Ariz. Posse for School Shooters

February 11, 2013
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio and actor Steven Seagal teamed up Saturday to provide active-shooter response training to the civilian posse that has begun guarding Phoenix-area schools.

Sheriff Joe's Armed 'Posse' to Patrol Schools

January 9, 2013
The Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office has launched an initiative where nearly 500 armed volunteers will patrol the areas around 59 schools in unincorporated areas and communities served by the department.

Video: Seat-belt Activist Tries To Pull Over Mich. Cop

December 3, 2012
A Michigan seat-belt activist who attempted to pull over a Detroit Police officer is now facing a reckless driving charge. In the video, the officer can be seen smiling as McClain yells at him to pull over.

Seat-belt Activist Tries To Pull Over Mich. Cop

December 3, 2012

A Michigan man attempts to pull over a Detroit Police officer for not wearing his seatbelt. Read the full story here.

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