The Waukegan Police Department said an officer was "investigating an occupied vehicle" Tuesday when the suspects fled the scene. Later, a second officer spotted and approached the vehicle, which they said began moving in reverse toward him.
Kat Ratcliff knew she wanted to be a police officer from a very early age, but following the protests and anti-police sentiment in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, she determined that the best course of action for her and her family was to put that lifelong desire to be in the ranks of law enforcement to the side.
Two officers with the UPMC Police Department in Pittsburgh are being lauded as heroes for saving the life of a woman who was bleeding by applying a tourniquet and keeping her calm until other first responders were able to get to the scene.
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly said he banged on the door repeatedly while yelling "police." And that once his commanding officer gave the order to breach the door, he and the other officers yelled "police," as they rammed open the door.