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Florida Officer Who Saved Suicidal Man Receives Department's Life Saving Award

An officer with the Key West (FL) Police Department who disarmed and took to safety a distraught and suicidal man late last year has been awarded that agency's Life Saving Award.

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Florida Officer Holds Elderly Woman's Head above Water in Sinking Car

Officer Jonathan DePierre was the first on the scene of the incident in which a vehicle was reported to be sinking in a lake.

Video: Missouri Officer Who Rescued Kitten from Overpass Now Has a New Pet

Recently released body-camera footage shows an officer with the North Kansas City (MO) Police Department coming to the rescue of a tiny kitten trapped on the Jersey barrier between the northbound and southbound lanes of an area highway shortly before Christmas.

Wisconsin Officer Provides Life-Saving Help During In-Flight Medical Emergency

An officer with the Grafton (WI) Police Department is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking and rapid response to a medical emergency aboard a flight he was taking from Florida to Chicago.

Arkansas Officer Heroically Saves One-Year-Old Girl from Armed Man

The Little Rock (AR) Police Department recently released dash-cam footage of the incident that took place on December 19, 2018.

Michigan Officer Commandeers Kayak to Save Woman from Sinking Car

A quick thinking sergeant with the Trenton (MI) Police Department commandeered a kayak at the edge of the Detroit River after a woman was seen in a sinking vehicle in the waterway.

Ohio Deputy Saves Suicidal Man from Jumping Off Overpass

The Franklin County (OH) Sheriff's Office released dramatic dash-camera footage of an incident on December 2 during which Deputy William Ball quickly grabbed a man as he attempted to jump off an overpass.

NFL Team Honors Deputies who Rescued 96-Year-Old Woman from Wildfire

Two reserve deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department were honored on Sunday prior to the contest between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL.

Video: Florida Trooper Struck by Vehicle at Roadside Crash in Serious Condition

A Florida State Trooper pushed a bystander out of the path of an oncoming vehicle before being struck by that car at the scene of a traffic collision on Monday.

Tennessee Officer Helps Woman Deliver Baby Girl at Roadside

An officer with the Dickson (TN) Police Department performed some roadside heroics as she assisted a woman in labor in giving birth to a baby girl.