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December 19, 2013
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10 Most inspiring police photos of 2013

 
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    Last January, an officer submitted a photo of the week contender that brought us tears and smiles. It was a snapshot of Sgt. R.T. Stevens, in uniform and looking healthier than ever. More than a year earlier, he’d sent us a picture of himself on duty for the photo contest, and won, but the publicity had him reanalyzing his health, and he dropped an impressive 146-pounds. Full story (PoliceOne Photo)

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    Citrus Heights Officer Keith Russell sent PoliceOne this photo of his son seeing him in uniform for the first time after he’d finished a long shift. The photo inspired a barrage of inspiring photos of officers enjoying their time at home with their children. Each was a great reminder that police are human and fight to make it home to their families every day. (PoliceOne Photo)

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    For Red Sox fans, he was a symbol of victory. For Boston, he was a symbol of redemption. Officer Steve Horgan threw up his hands in triumph as David Ortiz rounded the bases after a grand slam that tied up the eighth inning of game 2 of the ALCS, but the picture came to mean more than that. Boston police had survived a catastrophic year, and their city was behind them. Full story

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    An officer who quickly came to be known as “America’s Toughest Milkman” was caught on camera delivering milk to a family in Watertown, Mass who’d been ordered to stay in their home as police scoured the town for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Full story (Twitter Photo)

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    Detective Tom Rice of the Bridgewater, N.J. police helps Malik Campbell, 5, suit up as he prepares for the afternoon's ceremony, where he will be sworn in as an honorary officer. Full story (PoliceOne Image)

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    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, shakes hands with San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr at a rally outside of City Hall with parents Natalie and Nick in San Francisco. Scott was called into service by Suhr to help fight crime, as the city turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid." Full story (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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    A Boston police officer stands over marathon runner Bill Iffrig, 78, who was knocked down as a result of one of the two bomb blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, as a frightened crowd reacts to the second explosion. Full coverage (John Tlumacki/Boston Globe/AP Photo)

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    Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz pauses over the casket of Officer Michael Crain, who was killed by fugitive ex-cop Chris Dorner. Full coverage (Photo courtesy Riverside Police)

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    Police in Roseville, Calif. converged on a home where gang member Sammy Duran was holed up after wounding 6 officers in an hours-long standoff. Full coverage (AP Image)

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    Officer Richard Donohue, who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was released from the hospital in mid-June, nearly two months after a gun battle severed one of his major arteries. Dozens of fellow officers greeted him with applause outside the hospital. Full coverage (AP Photo)

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