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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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Philadelphia Officer Paints Portraits of Fallen Officers

The most recent piece of art produced by Jonny Castro is of Deputy Justin DeRosier of the Cowlitz County (WA) Sheriff's Office, who was shot and killed after responding to investigate reports of a disabled motor home.

California Officer Runs Boston Marathon in Full Uniform to Honor Fallen Officers

Detective Sean Dodge said he got the idea to run a marathon in full gear two years ago as a way to honor the memory of fallen officers.

World Series Champion Takes on New Career as California Deputy

Deputy Justin Christian—who won a World Series ring with the San Francisco Giants in 2012—entered law enforcement after leaving the game of baseball a couple of years later.

Retired NBA Star Shaquille O'Neal to Help Honor Fallen Georgia Officer

When officers from throughout the southeast gather in March for a memorial ride to honor Officer Michael Smith of the Henry County (GA) Police Department—who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018—they will be joined by one of the biggest names in sports.

NYPD K-9 Honored Before Being Euthanized Due to Deadly Cancer

The first NYPD K-9 to have previously served in military combat overseas has succumbed to a fight with cancer after a solemn ceremony in which the animal and his NYPD handler walked through a gauntlet of other K-9 units.

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Team Honors Fallen Officer

The Milwaukee Brewers have set up a locker in their Spring Training clubhouse dedicated to Officer Matthew Rittner, who was killed in the line of duty as he executed a narcotics and firearms related search warrant.

California Lawmaker Wants to Name Stretch of Road for Deputy Killed in Mass Shooting

Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin introduced a resolution earlier this week that would name a stretch of Highway 101 in honor of Sergeant Ron Helus, the Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy killed in the line of duty during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill last fall.

Officials Break Ground on New Park in Las Vegas Dedicated to Slain Officer

Named the Alyn Beck Memorial Park, it will feature two lighted grass ball fields, basketball courts, a playground and splash pad when it opens in about a year. A second park will be built in the near future in honor of Beck's partner, Officer Igor Soldo.

Officer Who Stopped School Shooting to be Honored at Tonight's Chicago Bears' Game

Mark Dallas, the Dixon, IL, police officer who shot and wounded a school shooting suspect at a high school in February, will serve as the team’s honorary captain for the game, and will attend the contest as a special guest of the team, the Bears confirmed Thursday.