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Off-Duty Texas Officer Saves Elderly Woman from Burning Home

On Sunday May 10, off-duty Lubbock, TX, police officer J.R. Wood, was returning home from working security at his church when he saw his neighbor’s house on fire.

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Syracuse Officers Save Suicidal Woman on Bridge

The officers rushed to the bridge, approached the woman and quickly grabbed her clothing through the chain-linked fence.

Good Samaritans Pull Injured Alabama Officer from Burning Squad Car

Four civilians rushed to the aid of an officer with the Sylacauga (AL) Police Department who was trapped inside a burning patrol vehicle late last week.

Iowa Officers Rescue 2 Rafters from Rough Water

Osward said when he arrived at the dam, a couple, ages 44 and 49, were in the water and wearing life jackets but “both individuals’ heads kept getting sucked under the water.” The woman’s vest was also not properly applied, he said.

California Officers Attempting to Rescue Badly Wounded Officer Came Under Withering Fire

After Sacramento Officer Tara O'Sullivan was shot in an ambush at a domestic call, officers wanted to rescue her but were unable to approach due to the fact that the gunman kept firing on the scene.

Massachusetts Officers Rescued from River—After Rescuing Man from River

Officers with the Groveland (MA) Police Department had just rescued a 44-year-old hunter who had capsized a canoe on the Parker River, when they found themselves in the same predicament.

Arkansas Officer Helps Save Infant Hit by Car

Officer Keith Baggett was dispatched to the 1-year-old’s home Saturday. “I did a quick assessment on the child and determined he was not breathing and did not have a pulse, so I immediately began CPR,” said Baggett.

Surviving as a Hostage

As police officers (and especially if you work corrections) in the United States or Canada, you have to ask this question: What would you do if you were taken hostage?

St. Paul Chief, Officers Rescue Suicidal Subject from Bridge

Axtell found Officer Frank Judge talking to the woman, whose back was to him as she faced the river, and Officer Gao Vang monitoring the situation a few steps back.

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Texas Officers Rescue Woman from Sinking SUV

Witnesses called 911 around 6:30 a.m. Saturday after seeing a vehicle jump the curb near the intersection and crash into the lake, a few hundred feet offshore. More Here.