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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.

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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.

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.

National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum Announces 2019 Officers of the Month

The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum has announced the 2019 Officers of the Month. These officers were nominated by their communities and law enforcement departments for actions that went above and beyond the scope of their regular law enforcement duties. They include acts of heroism and bravery, human kindness and self-sacrifice.

Wisconsin Officers Save Life of Motorist Suffering Medical Emergency

An off-duty officer with the Manitowoc Police Department is being credited with helping to save the life of a man who was slumped over in his car in the middle of an intersection.

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Kentucky Officer Credited with Talking Suicidal Woman Down From Bridge

An officer with the Harlan (KY) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal woman who was perched on a highway overpass and in jeopardy of jumping or falling to her death over the weekend.