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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.

N.H. Trooper Rescues Man From Fiery Wreck

April 30, 2012
A New Hampshire State Police Trooper was injured Sunday night rescuing a driver who was trapped after his car crashed in Andover and later burst into flames.

Murdered N.H. Chief Saved Officer's Life

April 23, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Mike Maloney dragged a wounded officer to safety before he was fatally shot during a drug raid earlier this month.

Alaska Trooper Saves Woman and Baby from Burning House

March 27, 2012

Alaska State Trooper Zachary Huckstep recognized the signs of a house fire and rescued the homeowner and her baby daughter from the flames and thick smoke on Nov. 12, 2009.

'Act of Valor:' Where's the Police Version?

March 6, 2012
If you've been on the fence about seeing "Act of Valor," I hope that you will plop down your 10 bucks and do so. Maybe if "Act of Valor" is a hit, they'll make more movies that honor the sacrifice of the military instead of deriding our warriors.

Video: Mass. Officer Saves Man Who Drove Into River

March 5, 2012
A Rehoboth, Mass., police officer waded into a frigid river on Sunday to help rescue a man who had driven his vehicle into the water.

Mass. Officer Saves Man Who Drove Into River

March 5, 2012

A Rehoboth (Mass.) police officer waded into a frigid river to save a man who had driven into the water.

N.Y. Officer Trapped In House Fire Suffer Minor Injuries

February 15, 2012
Two Schenectady (N.Y.) Police officers suffered minor injuries today searching for residents of a house fire. The officers were treated and released.

San Diego Cop Pulls Driver From Burning Car

February 8, 2012
A San Diego Police officer who witnessed a fiery crash Tuesday night in Clairemont broke the window of a car and pulled the unconscious driver from the burning wreckage.
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