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Colorado Man Thanks Officer for Saving his Mother from Burning Home

September 10, 2018
When a lit cigarette started a fire in the home of James Rockwell's mother in Thorton, Colorado, it was an officer who shares the same name as his department—Ryan Thorton—who rushed in to save the woman from the flames and smoke.

New York Officer Rescues 3-Year-Old from Hot Car

September 7, 2018
An officer with the Cheektowaga (NY) Police Department is being praised for rescuing a three-year-old girl from a hot car after the mother apparently overdosed on heroin.

Telling the Stories of American Police Officers' Courage and Compassion

August 31, 2018
When the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department proactively invited their local media to a press conference to show the dash- and body-worn camera footage of a recent incident in which two officers rescued a suicidal woman who was standing precariously atop the safety barrier on a very high highway bridge — and allow their officers to answer questions and talk about their experiences on that day — I was very pleased indeed.

Making Superheroes

August 30, 2018

Phoenix Crimes Against Children detective Sean Reavie created the charitable effort Superhero September to provide toys and apparel as well as other comforts for the children his detective unit is tasked with protecting.

California Deputies Rescue Baby Not Breathing at Traffic Stop

August 29, 2018
Milton put out a radio call for help and began trying to resuscitate the child, the spokeswoman said. Deputy Alissa Farrington arrived at the scene within seconds and transported Milton and the boy to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. More Here.

Video: California Deputies Rescue Baby Not Breathing at Traffic Stop

August 29, 2018
Milton put out a radio call for help and began trying to resuscitate the child, the spokeswoman said. Deputy Alissa Farrington arrived at the scene within seconds and transported Milton and the boy to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Video: Texas Police Save Woman from Jumping off Freeway Overpass

August 28, 2018
Officers Trae Cierzan and Justin Henry of the Fort Worth Police Department answered a call of a possible suicidal person on a very high highway bridge, and the entire incident was captured in dramatic video.

Texas Police Save Woman from Jumping off Freeway Overpass

August 28, 2018
Officers Trae Cierzan and Justin Henry of the Fort Worth Police Department answered a call of a possible suicidal person on a very high highway bridge, and the entire incident was captured in dramatic video.

Arkansas Police Officers Receive Commendations for Heroism on Duty

August 23, 2018
The event—sponsored by Interested Citizens for Voter Registration and held at the Pine Bluff Country Club—highlighted the actions of numerous officers for acts of valor and heroism.

Officer Who Saved Drowning Boy Shirks "Hero" Label, Praises God Instead

August 16, 2018
Over the past several days, Officer LaDean Byrd of the Petal (MS) Police Department "has been called a hero, a savior and everything in between," the department said in a Facebook post. But Byrd is steadfastly rejecting those labels. Instead, he praises God.

New York Officer Leaps from Overpass to Save Boy

August 6, 2018
When Officer Jessie Ferreira Cavallo saw the boy jump from the overpass, she slammed her car into park, grabbed her first aid kit, ran to the railing, and leaped after him.

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Saves Woman and Her Dog from Fiery Car Crash

July 27, 2018
Officer James Talbert came upon the burning Toyota lying on its passenger side on the side of the road. He used a glass breaker device on his keychain to shatter the sunroof and free the disoriented woman and her Yorkshire Terrier.

New Jersey Officer Saves Man from Being Struck by Oncoming Train

July 26, 2018
A New Jersey police officer is being credited with "saving the life of a man who was unaware that an oncoming train was about to hit him."

Helicopter Used in Daring Police Rescue Lands in Law Enforcement Museum

July 25, 2018
A U.S. Park Police helicopter used to save five people after an plane crashed into the freezing Potomac River in 1982 has been saved from the scrap heap and will be preserved in the National Law Enforcement Museum soon to open in Washington, D.C. More Here.

Video: Helicopter Used in Daring Police Rescue Lands in Law Enforcement Museum

July 25, 2018
A U.S. Park Police helicopter used to save five people after a plane crashed into the freezing Potomac River in 1982 has been saved from the scrap heap and will be preserved in the National Law Enforcement Museum soon to open in Washington, D.C.

California Officer Honored for Rescuing 2 Children from Hot Car

July 23, 2018
Corporal Breanna Herrera was honored with a Certificate of Recognition for rescuing two young children locked inside a hot car.

Illinois Officer Pulls Suspects from Vehicle After Fiery Pursuit Crash

July 13, 2018
Three of four people in the vehicle were arrested and charged with weapons violations after they led a chase with Danville police.

New York Officer Hailed as Hero for Stopping Crane Truck on Expressway

July 12, 2018
Suffolk Police Chief Stuart Cameron said the actions taken by highway patrol officer Joseph Goss and three other officers may have saved lives and prevented what could have been a horrifying tragedy.

New Jersey Police Revive 2-Year-Old Found Unresponsive in Swimming Pool

July 10, 2018
Police in New Jersey are being heralded as heroes for their quick actions to resuscitate a 2-year-old girl who was found unresponsive in a swimming pool in Newark on Sunday afternoon.

Georgia Officer Nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month

July 9, 2018
A 10-year veteran of law enforcement, Officer Clay started her career as an Explorer. Today, she is one of the advisors for the Alpharetta DPS Explorer program. She is also involved with the department's iCan Bike program. Through the iCan Bike program she helps to teach 40 special needs children to ride bicycles.
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