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NLEOMF Offers Holiday Hero Magnets

December 19, 2012
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is offering a "Holiday Heroes" magnet to honor fallen officers.

Texas Cop Gives $100 To Needy Motorist

December 13, 2012
A Plano (Texas) Police officer tucked a $100 bill into a citation, after a motorist with expired tags told him he chose to feed his family rather than pay his vehicle registration fee.

Officers Save Baby's Life at U.S.-Mexico Border

November 28, 2012
At about 6:30 a.m., a 24-year-old woman carrying an infant walked through a vehicle lane and requested help from an officer. The one-month-old baby appeared to be choking, was pale, and wasn't breathing.

Off-Duty NYPD Cop Drowns While Saving Family

October 31, 2012
An off-duty NYPD officer and father drowned Monday night after rescuing six members of his family, including his 15-month-old son, from his flooded Staten Island home.

NYPD Cop Promoted To Detective for Off-Duty Heroics

October 26, 2012
Officer Ivan Marcano became Detective Ivan Marcano during a bedside ceremony Friday morning honoring him for stopping an armed robber despite being shot in the chest.

Video: Deputy Rescues Driver In Head-On Crash

October 12, 2012
Clay County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputies rescued three people from their vehicles after a head-on collision north of Morehead on Wednesday evening. Deputy Mark Empting used a pry bar to get a trapped 25-year-old driver out of her car.

Deputy Rescues Driver In Head-On Crash

October 12, 2012

Clay County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputies rescued three people from their vehicles after a head-on collision north of Morehead on Wednesday evening. Deputy Mark Empting used a prybar to get a trapped 25-year-old driver out of her car. Read the full story here.

Video: Texas Cop Saves Woman from Drunk's Crash

September 20, 2012
A Lubbock (Texas) Police officer grabbed a woman and pulled her to safety after a drunk driver barreled his van into a cruiser during a traffic stop, narrowly missing a second officer.

Officers Save Two Sleeping Women from Burning Home

September 19, 2012

A few hours after ringing in the new year, Officer Jenni Byrd of the San Jose Police Department spotted a growing fire through the window of a woman's home. She and Officer Kris Kubasta rousted the sleeping woman and her friend upstairs and brought them outside to safety.

A Baby's Story

September 11, 2012
All cops carry images and memories that will remain burned into their minds for the rest of their lives. They can include the visceral pain that comes with watching children die. This is one of those stories.

N.H. Officer Honored for Rescuing Wounded Colleagues

August 22, 2012
Stratham (N.H.) Police Officer Charles Law was awarded the Medal of Valor Monday for saving two officers wounded in a hail of gunfire in Greenland in April.

Video: N.H. Cop Rescues Driver From Burning Car

August 20, 2012
A Manchester (N.H.) Police officer's dashboard camera captured his rescue of an unconscious driver from a burning car with the help of bystanders. Officer Gerad Gonzalez helped drag an unconscious man to safety.

Chicago Cop Saves Infant

July 30, 2012
A Chicago Police officer is being lauded for saving a 21-month-old boy on the Skyway Saturday by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation after the infant stopped breathing.

Ohio Cop Saves Woman From Burning Home

July 12, 2012
A Middletown (Ohio) Police officer is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a former high school classmate, whose house caught fire.

NYPD Officers Rescue Women from River, Rooftop

June 4, 2012
Officers plunged into the Hudson River Saturday to retrieve one woman and pulled another to safety from the edge of a high-rise roof where she was perched with a knife in a day of dramatic rescues for the New York Police Department.

Va. Officer Helps Deliver Baby

May 24, 2012
Arlington County (Va.) Police Cpl. Steve Troyano helped deliver a baby in the back seat of an SUV, after the frantic sister of the mother contacted him.

Are You a Coward?

May 14, 2012
That oath did not spare the lives of some officers who failed to live up to it. I will refrain from listing their names herein as they have already paid the ultimate price for their reticence to do what obviously had to be done.

President Obama Honors Top Officers

May 13, 2012
In a Saturday ceremony, President Obama paid tribute to the 34 law enforcement officers honored by the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) for bravery and valor in the line of duty.

Mass. Trooper In Norman Rockwell Painting Dies

May 8, 2012
Richard Clemens was a 29-year-old trooper when Rockwell asked him to pose for the painting. Rockwell showed him leaning down toward the boy with a red knapsack on the floor behind him.
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