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NLEOMF and Maglite to Present Hero Award to MD Police Department

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), in partnership with Maglite, will present a Hero Award to the Prince George's County (MD) Police Department for its extraordinary commitment to community engagement through its Prince George's County Police Athletic League (PAL).

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Ohio Officer Saves the Lives of Seven People in One Day

Officer Aaron Franklin freed six teens trapped in a storm drain being filled with rushing waters...

Officer Aaron Franklin freed six teens trapped in a storm drain being filled with rushing waters form a local creek. A short time later, he came upon an unconscious man who had crashed his truck into two cars; the officer administered Narcan and then performed CPR.

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Kentucky Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop

An officer with the Tompkinsville (KY) Police Department was assaulted by a male and female couple during a traffic stop on Wednesday night, leaving the officer with minor injuries including a scraped elbow and a black eye.

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New Bill Would Make Dispatchers and Call Takers First Responders Nationwide

According to the website for California Representative Norma Torres—who is a co-sponsor of the bill along with Republican Richard Burr of North Carolina—the proposed legislation seeks to reclassify communications officers nationally from a non-protective service occupation to a protective one in the Standard Occupational Classification system, giving dispatchers recognition as first responders.