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UK Police Shoot Man on London Bridge Following Alleged Terror Attack

A police officer in London shot and killed a man reportedly wearing a fake suicide vest who police say stabbed at least two people to death on the London Bridge.

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Video: Ohio Officer, Good Samaritan Pull Man from Burning Vehicle

An officer with the Canton (OH) Police Department was assisted by a good Samaritan in pulling a man from a burning vehicle that had crashed into a residence.

Good Samaritans Pull Injured Alabama Officer from Burning Squad Car

Four civilians rushed to the aid of an officer with the Sylacauga (AL) Police Department who was trapped inside a burning patrol vehicle late last week.

Good Samaritans Come to Aid of California Officer Struggling with Suspect

Three Good Samaritans came to the aid of a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who was in a potentially deadly struggle with a suspect who was reportedly attempting to take the deputy's gun.

Good Samaritans Come to Aid of Texas Officer Taking Down Suspect

An officer in Texas got an assist from a couple of Good Samaritans—one of whom plays rugby and is adept at making an open-field tackle—in taking down a suspect last week.

Ohio Officer Recovering from Injuries Sustained in Rollover Crash

The officer—identified as 43-year-old Robert Veverka—hit a patch of ice during the pursuit and rolled several times before coming to an inverted stop on the front lawn of a residence.

Video: Texas Motor Officer, Truck Driver Save Teen from Suicide Attempt

A motor officer with the Arlington (TX) Police Department used some quick thinking to get the assistance of a passing driver of a tractor-trailer truck to help save the life of a distraught and suicidal teenager perched on a freeway overpass.

Alabama Deputy Meets Man Who Held Umbrella for her During Funeral Procession

As the procession for 44-year old Sergeant WyTasha Carter passed in the pouring rain, a man was seen sheltering a deputy standing at attention and saluting.

Nurse Came to Aid of Wounded North Carolina Officer Left for Dead on Country Road

Local news outlets reported Trooper Daniel Harrell’s patrol cruiser had a dozen bullet holes in the windshield, as well as front-end damage.

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Inmates in Work Detail Came to Aid of Collapsed North Carolina Deputy

Chief Deputy Larry Guyton of the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office said "it means a lot to law enforcement" that the inmates stayed at Smith's side and rushed to get him help. They even flagged down a passing motorist and asked him to call 911 for help.