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Trump Presents Medal of Honor to Army Vet Who Rescued Entire Squad in Iraq

President Trump presented the Medal of Honor on Tuesday to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for his actions as a squad leader in Fallujah, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the recognition.

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NASRO Names 2 National School Resource Officers of the Year

This year, NASRO presented its SRO of the Year award to two recipients: Officer Lorenzo Beltran of the Ceres (CA) Police Department and Officer Richard Parenti of the Scituate (RI) Police Department.

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).

Pennsylvania Officer Awarded Congressional Badge of Bravery

Senator Pat Toomey will host a ceremony Wednesday in Harrisburg to present Officer Chad McGowan with this honor given to law enforcement officers for exceptional acts of bravery in the line of duty.

Arizona Officer Replaces Woman's Stolen Car Battery

Phoenix Officer Veronica Lumpkin went a step further and bought Anaya a new car battery out of her own pocket.

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.

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.