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Search Result: Officer of the Month

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N.J. Officers Save Mother, Son from Burning Van and Live Wires

June 21, 2012

An elderly woman and her son owe their lives to a detective and two officers from the Ewing (N.J.) Police Department who risked electrocution to extract the two from their crashed van.

Florida Detective Uncovers $15 Million Robbery Ring

May 24, 2012

Det. Brent Hoosac of the Jupiter (Fla.) Police Department was instrumental in uncovering a burglary ring that was involved in 75 high-end residential burglaries and stole approximately $15 million worth of property.

Ind. Officer Blocks Drunk Driver To Save Injured Partner

April 18, 2012

Officer Christin Rudell of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department stood in harm's way and fired her weapon on a drunk driving suspect to prevent the woman from running over her beat partner with a car again.

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.

Michigan Officer Starts K-9 Unit, Serves 26 Years In Honor Guard

February 22, 2012

In 26 years, Officer Dan Foley has served continuously in the honor guard and successfully lobbied to start its first K-9 unit, for which he was a handler for 14 years with two different dogs. He has been selected as the February 2012 Officer of the Month.

Ohio Sheriff Makes Tough Decision To Kill Escaped Animals On Sight

January 3, 2012

Sheriff Matt Lutz of the Muskingum County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office has been recognized as the January Officer of the Month by NLEOMF for making the decision to shoot 56 wild animals let loose from a farm by a suicidal man.

K-9 Officer Inspires Others with Speedy Recovery From .308 Rifle Wounds

December 16, 2011

Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Officer Ryan Williams has 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.

NLEOMF Honors Ohio Sheriff In Wild Animal Escape

December 6, 2011
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) will honor Muskingum County (Ohio) Sheriff Matt Lutz for his handling of the escape of 56 wild animals from an Ohio man's 46-acre farm in October.

Bilingual DHS Agent Catches Man Wanted for Murder

November 14, 2011

Special Agent Patrick Simpson of the Department of Homeland Security was instrumental in helping members of a DHS task force apprehend a fugitive wanted for double homicide. The fact that he spoke Spanish allowed him to locate the suspect, apprehend him, and then elicit a confession.

Officers Rescue Wounded Comrades Trapped In House with Armed Fugitive

October 1, 2011

Five officers from the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Department were instrumental in the attempted rescue of three officers ambushed inside of a house.

NLEOMF's Officers of the Month

September 26, 2011

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has honored some of the nation's bravest and most dedicated officers through its Officer of the Month program. Officers of the month are nominated by their supervisors, and then the nominees are reviewed by the NLEOMF staff. Nominations that make the cut receive consideration from a select committee of NLEOMF board members. Last year POLICE Magazine became official media sponsor for the Officer of the Month program. We have been publishing detailed stories of the officers who have received this honor in print, since June 2010. View this gallery for photos and capsule summaries of the honorees.

N.H. Sgt. Aids Girl Mutilated in Home Invasion Robbery

September 22, 2011

As Sgt. Kevin Furlong approached the residence on foot after exiting his car, he looked in through a large bay window that provided a clear view of the kitchen. There, he saw a girl's bloody face peer up over the counter and sway side to side.

Off-Duty Federal Officer Saves Girl from Armed Assailants

August 16, 2011

A young neighbor came to the door of Inspector Anton Sampson of the Federal Protective Service, Department of Homeland Security, and told him a man was holding her friend at gunpoint in the house down the street. He rushed to the girl's aid and brought her to safety.

N.J. Officers' Gun Battle with Fleeing Motorist

July 11, 2011

Officers Rachel Morgan and Ryan Hayo of the Paramus (N.J.) Police Department have been named officers of the month for July 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.

Video: National Police Week's Officers of the Month

June 23, 2011
National Police Week also reminds us of the close calls of officers whose actions put them on the winning side, such as the NLEOMF's officers of the month, which are honored at a luncheon. We captured five of these stories on video, as POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down to interview these officers.

Stopping Two Sovereign Citizen Cop Killers

June 22, 2011

Wildlife Officer Michael K. Neal of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (October 2010) for stopping a father and son duo from killing more people by ramming his truck into their vehicle. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Identifying a Murder Suspect

June 22, 2011

Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Officer Daniel Paidousis was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (September 2010) for identifying a suspect in a murder investigation between calls for service. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Gunfight on the Way Home from Church

June 22, 2011

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (June 2010) for coming to the aid of a municipal officer taking fire from an enraged home owner. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Face to Face with the Lakewood Cop Killer

June 22, 2011

Officer Ben Kelly of the Seattle Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (March 2010) for finding and engaging the man who murdered four Lakewood (Wash.) PD officers at a coffee shop. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Backup for a Florida Sergeant

June 22, 2011

Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (January 2010) for providing crucial aid to a sergeant during a gunfight with a parolee. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

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