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3 Arkansas Officers Named NLEOMF March 2020 Officers of the Month

After following the suspect into a darkened alley adjacent to the police station, they encountered the suspect who was armed with a 9mm semi-automatic handgun. Officer Eucce and Corporal Floyd fired their weapons, striking the suspect multiple times.

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Wisconsin Officer Saves Disabled Man from Burning Building

An officer with the Sturgeon Bay (WI) Police Department is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a disabled man trapped in a burning apartment complex.

Video: NJ Troopers Save Driver Just Before Truck Explodes

Two New Jersey State Troopers rescued a semi-conscious driver from a burning truck earlier this week, pulling him to safety just before the vehicle exploded in flames.

Ohio Officers Rescue Wheelchair-Bound Residents from Apartment Fire

Several officers with the Euclid (OH) Police Department who were first to respond to a call of an apartment fire are being credited with saving the lives of a number of wheelchair-bound residents.

Maryland Trooper Named NLEOMF February 2020 Officer of the Month

Corporal Wagoner carefully made his way down an embankment to the overturned and burning vehicle. He managed to gain access to the rear passenger side window and noticed a man trapped between the front seats in the middle of the vehicle. He grabbed the man and pulled him from the vehicle.

Video: 2 Newlywed Officers On Date Foil Attempted Armed Robbery

Two married off-duty law enforcement officers out on a date with each other are being credited with stopping an attempted armed robbery at a restaurant, stopping a man in a mask demanding money from the restaurant's cashier, and holding him at gunpoint until the arrival of on-duty officers.

Video: Chicago SWAT Officers Rescue Man from Frigid Lake Michigan

SWAT officers with the Chicago Police Department worked with firefighters and personnel from the marine unit to rescue an individual who had fallen into the freezing waters of Lake Michigan.

Georgia Police Sergeant Reunites with Baby Whose Life he Saved

A sergeant with the Waynesboro (GA) Police Department used CPR to revive an infant that had stopped breathing in the parking lot of a store in January has now had the opportunity to reunite with him.

Georgia Deputy Saved Eight People by Himself During Aftermath of December Wreck

Right in front of their eyes, an 18-wheeler jackknifed and slid off I-75 near the I-75/I-475 split, with the front wheels of the tractor jumping over the guardrail. In the process, the tractor-trailer knocked two other vehicles off the highway and down an embankment – trapping a young girl in a car that wound up on top of a vehicle with a family of seven inside.

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California University Police Officer Receives Life Saving Award

An officer with the California State University at Chico Police Department received that agency's Life Saving Award in a ceremony late last week.