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Illinois Officer Hailed as Hero Following Fire Rescue of Teen

An officer with the Lisle (IL) Police Department is being lauded as a hero in the community after he rushed into a burning building, remerging into the safety of the outside with a 14-year-old boy in his arms.

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LAPD Officers Rescue Disabled Man from Burning Car

The vehicle was smoldering as the officers pulled the man from the wreck. But they were able to get him to safety before the car was engulfed in flames.

Arkansas Officer Saves the Life of Choking Toddler in Roadside Incident

An officer with the Little Rock (AR) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a one-year-old boy who had suddenly choked on a piece of food while riding in the back seat of the family vehicle.

New York Officers Rescue Residents from Burning Building

Officers with the New Rochelle (NY) Police Department are being lauded for their heroic rescue of residents trapped inside a building fully engulfed in flames.

Montana Officer Lauded for Rescuing Woman from Burning Vehicle

An officer with the Butte (MT) Police Department is being hailed for rescuing a woman who was trapped inside a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

Alabama Officer Lauded for Saving the Life of a Man Having Seizure

Officer Patrick Niles—who is also a certified EMT—provided life-saving care as other first responders arrived at the scene.

NJ Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

LT. David Grogan began calling out to the trapped residents when he heard a woman respond and then crawled onto the balcony and into the burning apartment to locate her. He found the woman and pulled her onto the balcony where firefighters were waiting. Lieutenant Grogan helped lower the woman onto a fire truck ladder where she was helped to safety.

Virginia Officer Reunites with Family of Woman Whose Life He Saved

An officer with the Lynchburg (VA) Police Department who helped save the life of a woman was reunited with her family over the weekend.

New Jersey Officer Dies Just Hours After Pulling Woman From River

Officer Sean Peek was found unresponsive by family members at his home late Sunday morning, just hours after he had and other officers responded to calls of a woman who had either jumped into or fallen into an area river.

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Ohio Officer Rescues Infant from Overturned Vehicle

An officer with the Twinsburg (OH) Police Department was caught on video rescuing an infant in a child safety seat that was turned awkwardly in an overturned vehicle following a crash on Saturday evening.