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Video: Georgia Deputy Receives Medal of Valor for Rescuing Kidnap Victim

Burke County Deputy Eric Madison has received the Medal of Valor, the highest honor offered to law enforcement, for acting to rescue a woman who had been kidnapped at gunpoint and tortured by her ex-husband.

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Pieces of My Mind

Thoughts on some of the law enforcement news that came across our computers in October.

Marine Kidnapped as Baby Meets FBI Agent Who Rescued Him

Two days after Rembert was born in 1997, the baby boy was kidnapped by a woman who claimed to be a health care worker. More than 24 hours later, Sowers found Rembert, who had been abandoned in a box behind a dumpster.

Chicago Police Shoot, Kill Kidnapping Suspect

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department on Monday morning encountered a male victim and female victim handcuffed together saying they had been kidnapped.

Handcuffed Subject Allegedly Kidnaps Woman, Steals Police Vehicle

Oklahoma police are searching for an escaped inmate from Missouri who slipped the grip of authorities who had captured him in Oklahoma after he allegedly kidnapped a woman.

Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio.

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.

Wisconsin Officer Lauded for Saving 18-Month-Old Child, Capturing Kidnap Suspect

Officer Cole Kantner of the Appleton (WI) Police Department was in the right place at the right time when a call came over the radio that a kidnapping suspect had taken an 18-month-old child.

Teen Charged as Adult in Florida K-9′s Death

A 17-year-old had his case upgraded to adult status Thursday morning in the Sept. 30 shooting death of a Jacksonville, FL, police dog following an armed carjacking and chase, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

Texas Walmart Security Guard Stops Possible Kidnapping Attempt

A security guard at a Fort Worth (TX) Walmart store reportedly confronted a couple—a man and a woman—who were trying to take a four-year-old girl from a shopping cart, according to KRIS-TV.