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Search Result: Officer Heroism

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Pa. Officer Pulls Sleeping Couple Out of Burning Home

June 14, 2011
Officer Kirk Kotchig headed into a home in the 400 block of Patton Street in Wilmerding around 2 a.m. Tuesday to save the couple who was sleeping one floor below the attic, which was on fire.

Video: Texas Officers Support Rice U. Cop Fired for Responding to Officer Down Call

June 6, 2011
Officer David Sedmak’s trouble began when he heard a radio call on May 7 about a shooting at a downtown Houston Greyhound station. After learning that an officer had been shot, Sedmak left the campus – two minutes away from the scene – and rushed to the scene to help. Officers said Sedmak was a hero, but Rice University fired him for dereliction of duty.

Ohio Officer Saves Teen from Drowning

June 6, 2011
Saturday evening, Officer Jim Ennemoser heard an emergency call for the fire department over the scanner, and decided to head to the river himself. "I was coming down the path right here, I could hear people yelling to the people in the water to try and make it to shore," Ennemoser said, while pointing to the spot of the incident.

Houston Officer Killed by Drunk Driver Remembered as Hero

June 2, 2011
Will’s last words were a shouted warning that saved the life of a civilian witness Will was interviewing as Johoan Rodriguez’s vehicle crashed through a police barrier and barreled toward them. Rodriguez has been charged in connection with Will’s death.

Chicago Recruit Struck While Helping Motorist Returns to Duty

May 25, 2011
Chicago Police Officer Daniel Vazquez returned to patrol this week, after recovering from serious injuries suffered while attempting to help a female driver at a crash scene.

Delaware State Police Assist Rescue of Oil Tanker Crewman

May 4, 2011
Delaware state troopers assisted firefighters and paramedics in the air rescue of the crewman who fell into an oil tanker's 20-foot cargo hole on Tuesday.

New York Officer Pulls Girl From Frozen Bay

April 12, 2011

Officer DeMatteo suffered a severe asthma attack once his adrenaline rush subsided and the effects of the icy water and his exertion registered with his body. He was already at the hospital at that point and they were able to treat him and release him after 12 hours.

Wisconsin Deputy Rescues Three from House Fire

March 21, 2011
Deputy Jason Katers noticed the smoke at 3 a.m. Saturday, and knocked on the door. When an elderly woman who appeared disoriented answered, the deputy helped escort her and two other people out of the home.

Florida Sheriff's Office Mourns Loss of Two Deputies

March 18, 2011
The Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office lost two deputies this week to health-related issues. Deputy Sebastian Diana succumbed to complications from a bacterial infection from a 911 call.

Maryland Trooper Revives Infant by Roadside

March 15, 2011
Maryland State Police Sgt. Daniel McLain saved the life of a newborn girl, who arrived in the front seat of a young couple's Chevy Impala.

Fla. Officer Pulls Woman From Burning Car

March 1, 2011

Boca Raton (Fla.) Police Officer Jimmy Jalil shot out a window to rescue a young woman from a burning vehicle. For his actions, Jalil has been named the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Officer of the Month for March.

Houston Chief Helps Revive Journalist

February 18, 2011
Chief Charles McClelland helped revive Tony Morris, who was covering the presser for Houston Style Magazine, after the freelance photographer stopped breathing

Florida Deputy Pulls Man From Burning Car

February 14, 2011
Pasco County (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Endricks pulled a 66-year-old man from a burning car after it crashed into a power pole, breaking out the sunroof to pull him to safety.

NYPD Cop Tackles Rampage Suspect On Train, Carjacking Details Emerge

February 12, 2011
NYPD Officer Terrance Howard grabbed Maksim Gelman, 23, after he hopped off the No. 2 train shortly before the Times Square station and crossed the tracks to board an uptown No. 3 train. On Monday, details emerged about how Gelman carjacked two men with a knife.

Arizona Deputy Saves Two Lives In Less Than One Hour

February 10, 2011
Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Taylor saved the lives of an 8-month-old infant and an 83-year-old man in less than an hour while on patrol.

N.C. Deputy Saves Kidnap Victim Locked in Car Trunk

February 2, 2011
Lt. Tommy Butler of the Scotland County (N.C.) Sheriff's Department was unaware that the driver of the Hyundai, Brandon McMillan, and his pregnant girlfriend Angela Crystal Hartley, had kidnapped a customer at a convenience store in Laurinburg. But he had a gut feeling.

Michigan State Police Rescue Snowmobilers From Frozen Lake

January 10, 2011
Troopers Kyle Kehn and Harold Terry pulled Michael Roy and James Cooper out of Higgins Lake at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Both are expected to fully recover.

California Deputy Saves Family, After Smelling Smoke

December 25, 2010
The smell of smoke led Dep. Mike Cruz to the La Presa neighborhood of East County where he found a garage on fire at about 4:30 a.m. Cruz then banged on the door and got the five sleeping family members out of the burning house.

SF Cops Revive Infant In Hotel Fountain

December 9, 2010
Several San Francisco Police officers revived a 1 1/2-year-old boy who had fallen into a fountain at the Hyatt Regency hotel's lobby fountain. The child was not breathing with officers found him in the water, and used CPR to revive him.

Dallas Officers Rescue Family from Burning Home

December 9, 2010
The three officers surveyed the scene this morning after receiving high praise from Police Chief David Brown for their remarkable efforts to save Lakeisha Harris and her three daughters -- Timiya, 5, Twaneesha, 7, and Timeisha, 8 – from an early Wednesday blaze.
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