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Video: TN Officers Save Man Attempting to Jump from Bridge

A deputy with the Knox County (TN) Sheriff's Office and a Knoxville Police lieutenant used quick reflexes and sheer strength to save a young man attempting to jump from a bridge earlier this year.

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Alabama Officer Honored for Saving Woman's Life from Floodwaters

An officer with the Hartselle Police Department was given the medal of valor for her actions in July that resulted in a woman's life being saved from deadly floodwaters.

Come Hell or High Water: Policing in Natural Disasters

Policing in an area where a natural disaster is actively unfolding presents some unique challenges. Let's examine some of them so that when tragedy strikes in your jurisdiction—whether that's a hurricane, a tornado, a flash flood, a blizzard, an earthquake, a volcano, a wildfire, or something else—you've got a handle on what you've got to handle.

Off-Duty New Jersey Trooper Revives Unconscious Drowning Victim

A New Jersey State Trooper on a family vacation in Florida performed life-saving CPR on a 7-year-old girl who was found face down in a swimming pool.

Kentucky Officer Saves Life of 19-Month-Old Child

An officer with the Scottsville (KY) Police Department saved the life of a 19-month-old child last week by performing CPR.

2 Missouri Officers Lauded for Saving Man Stabbed in New Orleans

Two officers with the Kansas City Police Department attending the National Fraternal Order of Police Convention in New Orleans rushed to the aid of a man who had been stabbed in the chest by a panhandler late last week.

Good Samaritan Helps Canadian Officer Save Drowning Woman

A young man saw an officer about to jump into an indoor pool to save a woman from drowning and bravely jumped in to assist in the effort.

Tennessee Officer Honored for Saving Child's Life

Officer Jillian Hampton has been honored for her heroism in the life-saving actions she took to rescue a child from an undisclosed medical emergency in July.

Video: Dayton Police Ended Shooting Rampage in 30 Seconds

"While this is a terribly sad day for our city, I'm amazed by the quick response of the Dayton Police that saved literally hundreds of lives," Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley said.

Video: NY Traffic Agent Rescues People, Dogs From Burning Homes

Two NYPD traffic agents saved multiple people and their pets from two homes in Queens on Thursday after they saw the thick billowing smoke and bright orange blaze from a house fire.