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Oregon Trooper Receives National Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Award

Trooper Nic Cederberg with the Oregon State Police was awarded a National Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor on Wednesday during a White House ceremony hosted by President Donald Trump. The award is the highest national award for valor a public safety officer can receive.

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Slain UNC Charlotte Hero Honored by Local Police

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department posthumously awarded that department's the Medal of Valor to the family of Riley Howell, the UNC Charlotte student who was killed while responding to an active shooter on campus last month.

National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards Presented During Police Week

The primary objective of the program is to reduce causal factors that injure and kill law enforcement officers and help officers live safer, happier, and healthier lives.

CA Officers Credited with Preventing Mass Shooting

The suspect allegedly wanted to kill more victims at South Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Village, making the officers' heroic actions that night even more important to the public's safety, according to South Lake Tahoe Chief Brian Uhler.

Gamber-Johnson Wins WI Governor's Export Achievement Award

Gamber-Johnson has been named the recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Export Achievement Award by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) for its contribution to Wisconsin’s exporting strength.

Project Lifesaver International Receives Prestigious International Humanitarian Award

Project Lifesaver International (PLI) has been awarded the Humanitarian Xcellence Award by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International for its use of DJI drones to locate missing persons.

Axon Employees, Customers, and Partners Are Making Policing Healthier

Earlier this week I attended the Axon Accelerate Conference in downtown Phoenix. The official theme was "Run In"—in recognition of the fact that police officers run toward danger while everyone else runs away. But there was another underlying theme, "Total Wellness" for law enforcement.

NRA Honors 2018 NRA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Despite being wounded, Sgt. Parsons continued to show leadership by remaining in command of the incident and ensuring the safety of the other officers and citizens on the scene. This is why the National Rifle Association has named Sergeant Michael Parsons as the 2018 NRA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

NAPED Joint Conference and Exhibition with NAUMD Announce Awards

At the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED) and North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) Conference, NAUMD announced winners of Best Dressed Public Safety Awards and Innovation Awards.

Video: 2 Georgia Officers Honored for Rescuing Man from Burning Vehicle

Officers Kelly Horne and William Palmer were honored for their heroics in a ceremony held late last week, winning the department's Lifesaving Medal Award.