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Border Agent Saves Partner From Deadly Bee Attack

September 30, 2013
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jared Monnett has been named the Officer of the Month for September by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund for saving his partner from a swarm of Africanized bees.

N.J. Trooper Named Officer of the Month

September 7, 2013
New Jersey Trooper Jamie Ablett was named the Officer of the Month for August by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Ambushed Fla. Officers Honored As NLEOMF Officers of the Month

July 18, 2013
Two West Palm Beach (Fla.) Police officers who were ambushed by a suspect at an apartment complex have been selected as the Officers of the Month for July by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Va. Officer Saves Family from Armed Jealous Ex-Boyfriend

June 7, 2013

Officer Joe Young protected a family from a man recently released from jail who threatened his ex-girlfriend because she had a new boyfriend. Young was forced to shoot the man, who took his own life.

Shootout at N.J. Snow Bank

May 15, 2013

Officers Rachel Morgan and Ryan Hayo of the Paramus (N.J.) Police Department were named officers of the month for July 2011 by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The officers returned fired at a driver who began shooting at Morgan from his car lodged in a snow bank. Read the full story here.

Attempted Rescue of Downed Officers

May 15, 2013

Sgt. Karl Lounge and Officer Doug Weaver of the St. Petersburg (Fla.) PD were among five agency officers who were instrumental in the attempted rescue of three officers ambushed inside of a house. They were named officers of the month for October 2011. Read the full story here.

Retrieving Evidence from Lakes and Rivers

May 15, 2013

The NLEOMF honored Slidell (La.) Police Officer Mark Michaud as its Officer of the Month for June 2011. Officer Michaud heads up his agency's dive team, which finds and retrieves stolen vehicles and other evidence. He also trains and assists other agencies in water survival and rescues. Read the full story here.

Recovering from a Rifle-Wielding Suspect

May 15, 2013

Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Officer Ryan Williams was been named the NLEOMF's December 2011 Officer of the Month. Officer Williams fought for his life and recovery after he was shot by a suspect armed with a .308 rifle. Read the full story here.

Border Patrol Agent Retrieves Two Children from Submerged Vehicle

May 1, 2013

Agent Travis Creteau was able to retrieve two little girls from a fully submerged vehicle after it crashed into a San Diego-area reservoir. Unfortunately, the children did not survive. For his efforts, agent Creteau has been named the May 2013 NLEOMF Officer of the Month.

Pa. Officer Saves Teen from Drowning in Overturned Truck

April 11, 2013

Officer Randall Courson noticed a late-night crash and kept up the spirits of a teen trapped in his overturned and water-filled truck until more help arrived.

Utah Sergeant Takes Fire to Rescue Downed Team Members

March 6, 2013

Sgt. Nate Hutchinson braved gunfire to move two injured team members out of harm's way. He suffered four gunshot wounds and endured a lengthy recovery to return to duty.

Florida Officers Take Down Armed Bank Robbery Suspect

February 15, 2013

Two Florida officers pursued an armed robbery suspect. The driver stopped and engaged the two officers, both of whom survived the ensuing gunfight. The assailant did not.

N.H. Officer Braves Gunfire to Rescue Two Wounded Officers

January 11, 2013

Officer Chuck Law of the Stratham (N.H.) Police Department drove his cruiser directly into the line of fire during a barricade situation to evacuate two downed colleagues and get them treatment.

Off-Duty Florida Deputy Stops Gunman From Killing More

December 18, 2012

On July 25, Sgt. Kristin Shiner was relaxing at home. However, when she heard shots fired near her house, she quickly switched modes and successfully kept an armed neighbor who'd killed a door-to-door salesman from continuing to shoot.

Trooper Stops Wrong-Way Driver with Cruiser

November 27, 2012

Maine State Trooper Douglas Cropper got a call that an elderly man was driving the wrong way down I-295 in Portland and was headed in his direction. The trooper was prepared to ram the vehicle, but was able to stop it by edging the nose of his patrol car onto the highway, forcing the driver to crash into him.

N.J. Detective Splits Time as Cop and Football Coach

October 3, 2012

Det. Brian Logan of the Newark (N.J.) PD works the night shift verifying tips in a Crime Stoppers van so he can spend his afternoons coaching his local high school football team.

Police Links: Lady Cop

September 28, 2012
Did you ever read comic books as a kid? If so, maybe you knew that once upon a time there was a DC Comics heroine called Lady Cop.

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.

Two Chicago Cops Save One of Their Own

August 30, 2012

Officer Kirsten Lund and Sgt. Christopher Kapa responded to an officer-down call and immediately transported the profusely bleeding Officer Del Pearson in a squad car to a nearby emergency room, saving his life.

Officer Paralyzed in Shooting Now Working to Return to Patrol

July 25, 2012

Patrolman James Kuzak Jr. was shot and paralyzed from the waist down when he responded to a home invasion robbery. But he hasn't let his injuries keep him from working to regain the use of his legs and rejoin law enforcement.

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