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Conn. Cops Pull Man from Burning Vehicle

March 26, 2013
Two West Haven (Conn.) Police officers are being honored as heroes for rescuing a man who was trapped inside a burning vehicle on Saturday morning.

Ohio Cops Pull Man from Burning Truck

March 26, 2013
Three Euclid (Ohio) Police officers pulled a man out of a burning, smoke-filled truck on Saturday hit a utility pole and stopped next to a brick building. Watch the officer's raw TASER Axon video, then read the full story here.

Video: Iowa Cop Saves Teen In Icy Waters

March 18, 2013
An Ames (Iowa) Police officer responding to a two-vehicle accident waded into icy waters to pull a 16-year-old girl out of her overturned car.

Iowa Officer Saves Drowning Teen

March 18, 2013
Ames (Iowa) Police Officer John Barney jumped into the icy water to save 16-year-old Elizabeth Funk, who was trapped in an overtuned vehicle. Read the full story here.

Video: Iowa Cop Pulls Teen from Burning Car

March 12, 2013
An Urbandale (Iowa) Police officer and police intern pulled an unconscious teen from his burning vehicle Sunday evening, likely saving the 18-year-old's life.

Iowa Cop Saves Teen from Engulfed Car

March 12, 2013
An Urbandale (Iowa) Police officer pulled an unconscious teen from his burning vehicle late Sunday, after the teen struck an AC unit in a church parking lot. Read the full story here.

Mich. Cop Saves Bridge Jumper

March 5, 2013
A Canton (Mich.) Police officer is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal man who was perched on a bridge ready to jump.

Video: Ga. Cop Saves Man's Life

March 4, 2013
A Forest Park (Ga.) Police officer helped revive a passed-out man on the floor of a convenience store, as the man's mother nervously paced around him.

Ga. Cop Saves Man's Life

March 4, 2013
Forest Park (Ga.) Police Officer Christopher Simmons used CPR to revive a 41-year-old man who had passed out as he mother drove him to the hospital. A convenience store's video camera captured the incident. Read the full story here.

Video: Mo. Cop Saves Drowning Woman

February 25, 2013
A St. Charles County (Mo.) Sheriff's deputy is being hailed as a hero after he pulled a suicidal woman from her vehicle after she drove into the icy waters of the Mississippi River.

Mo. Cop Saves Drowning Woman

February 25, 2013
An off-duty St. Charles County (Mo.) Sheriff's deputy pulled a woman out of her vehicle as it sank into the icy waters of the Mississippi River on Friday. Read the full story here.

Texas Cop Shuts Down Highway To Save Dog

February 15, 2013
Officer Kyle Jones, who happened to be driving by, made a quick decision: He spun his car around and blocked traffic on the busy highway to save the life of a lost dog.

Video: Kan. Deputy Saves Trucker from Train

January 29, 2013
Sedgwick County (Kan.) Sheriff's Deputy John Scaglione is being lauded as a hero after he pulled a man out of a truck moments before it was hit by a train.

Kan. Deputy Saves Trucker from Train

January 29, 2013
Sedgwick County (Kan.) Sheriff's Deputy John Scaglione responded to an accident where a cement truck had flipped onto railroad tracks. He pulled the driver to safety moments before a train struck the truck. Read the full story here.

S.C. SRO Saves Student After Asthma Attack

January 21, 2013
Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff Leon Lott recognized Dent Middle School Resource Officer (SRO) Donna Tucker on Wednesday for her quick actions that helped save a student's life.

Shot NYPD Cops Leave Hospital

January 8, 2013
Officer Juan Pichardo, 37, left a Bronx hospital on Saturday as 100 colleagues cheered him on. Pichardo climbed from his wheelchair into a waiting SUV.

Boston Cop Honored for Saving Drowning Woman

December 24, 2012
Boston Police Officer Edward T. Norton was honored today for jumping into the cold waters of Boston Harbor on Friday afternoon to save a woman.

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.
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