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California Officer Saves Newborn Baby's Life

November 15, 2018
Officer Gregory Palomo had just started his Tuesday tour when he received a report that a woman was screaming and crying for medical attention.

California Sergeant Killed in Mass Shooting Spoke with Wife Before Responding

November 8, 2018
Sgt. Ron Helus, who spoke to his wife multiple times during every shift, told her “I’ve got to go handle a call. I love you. I’ll talk to you later,” Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said Thursday.

Oklahoma Deputy Nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month

November 1, 2018
Turner pulled on his firefighter gear due to the extreme heat and jumped over downed power lines to pull the man out of the immediate danger zone. The man suffered injuries to his legs and could not walk. Turner said he wasn’t thinking about the danger at the time.

Video: New Jersey Officer, Good Samaritan Save Two Women from Burning Car

October 26, 2018
Body camera video shows an officer with the North Brunswick (NJ) Police Department cutting the seatbelt of a driver at a crash scene and then attempting to forcibly open the wrinkled car door to extract her and another female passenger.

New Jersey Officer, Good Samaritan Save Two Women from Burning Car

October 26, 2018
Body camera video shows an officer with the North Brunswick (NJ) Police Department cutting the seatbelt of a driver at a crash scene and then attempting to forcibly open the wrinkled car door to extract her and another female passenger. More Here.

Wisconsin Officer Nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month

October 23, 2018
Winkler says he is still learning from Fischer's dedication to duty. "He definitely stands out to all of us firefighters for going above and beyond his call of duty. We had a hazmat call for a semi that slid down a road and tore its fuel tank open. Keith was the officer that responded. He helped us set up traffic cones, secure the perimeter, and direct traffic. He was not required to do any of this, especially in the freezing cold blizzard."

Oklahoma Deputy Jumps Over Power Lines to Rescue Man in Burning Car

October 15, 2018
Deputy Turner said he did touch a power line, but he was jumping and both feet were off the ground or he would have been shocked. He’d recently attended an educational seminar on the danger of downed lines but said he wasn’t really thinking about the danger at the time.

Do You Know the Next HAIX Hero of the Month?

October 15, 2018
It's time for you to nominate the October HAIX Hero of the Month. Goodson was honored for his community service. Witzgall was honored for his work training fellow officers. Do you know officers who are performing equally heroic acts? If so, submit their nomination for the next HAIX Hero of the Month.

Illinois Deputy Nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month

October 12, 2018
A 21-year veteran of law enforcement, Fiorentino is a martial arts expert who promotes health and education in the community. He volunteers to help fellow law enforcement officers, children, adults, and even seniors learn to defend themselves.

Video: Texas Troopers Presented with Lifesaving Awards for Heroism

October 3, 2018
Newly released video from the Texas Department of Public Safety shows troopers saving the lives of Texans. The videos show two separate cases that later earned the troopers Lifesaving Awards from agency leaders.

Nominate the October HAIX Hero of the Month

October 1, 2018
The HAIX Hero of the Month program is a feature on the Facebook Page of POLICE Magazine. Fellow officers, supervisors, community members in the jurisdiction the officer serves, and friends can nominate officers to be honored.

California Officers Hailed as Heroes for Pulling Unconscious Man from Burning Car

September 28, 2018
Officers with the Citrus Heights (CA) Police Department reportedly pulled an unconscious man from a burning car early Thursday morning, according to a post on the department's Facebook page.

Sheriff: Kansas Deputy Saved Lives Before Succumbing to Shooting Wounds

September 19, 2018
Sheriff Jeff Easter of the of the Sedgwick County (KS) Sheriff’s Office says that at least two other people could have been murdered by a man who shot and killed Deputy Robert Kunze on Sunday.

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.
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