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Rhode Island Sergeant Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

For rescuing a man from drowning, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Sgt. Philip B. Gingerella Sr. of the Charlestown (R.I.) Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for April 2015.

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Maryland Trooper Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

For preventing a suicidal man from jumping off a bridge, Trooper First Class Joshua Kim, of the Maryland State Police, has been named NLEOMF Officer of the Month for March 2015.

Minnesota Trooper Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Trooper Brian Beuning of the Minnesota State Patrol as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for September 2014 for his rescue of a woman trapped by flood waters.

Border Agent Saves Partner From Deadly Bee Attack

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jared Monnett has been named the Officer of the Month for September by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund for saving his partner from a swarm of Africanized bees.

N.J. Trooper Named Officer of the Month

New Jersey Trooper Jamie Ablett was named the Officer of the Month for August by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Ambushed Fla. Officers Honored As NLEOMF Officers of the Month

Two West Palm Beach (Fla.) Police officers who were ambushed by a suspect at an apartment complex have been selected as the Officers of the Month for July by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Va. Officer Saves Family from Armed Jealous Ex-Boyfriend

Officer Joe Young protected a family from a man recently released from jail who threatened his ex-girlfriend because she had a new boyfriend. Young was forced to shoot the man, who took his own life.

Recovering from a Rifle-Wielding Suspect

Fond du Lac (Wis.) Police Officer Ryan Williams was been named the NLEOMF's December 2011 Officer of the Month. Officer Williams fought for his life and recovery after he was shot by a suspect armed with a .308 rifle. Read the full story here.

Retrieving Evidence from Lakes and Rivers

The NLEOMF honored Slidell (La.) Police Officer Mark Michaud as its Officer of the Month for June 2011. Officer Michaud heads up his agency's dive team, which finds and retrieves stolen vehicles and other evidence. He also trains and assists other agencies in water survival and rescues. Read the full story here.

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Attempted Rescue of Downed Officers

Sgt. Karl Lounge and Officer Doug Weaver of the St. Petersburg (Fla.) PD were among five agency officers who were instrumental in the attempted rescue of three officers ambushed inside of a house. They were named officers of the month for October 2011. Read the full story here.