On the Police Heroes topic page we not only remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the mission to protect their communities, but we also recognize the many moments of heroism that all too often go unnoticed by the public or the mainstream press.
Corrections Officer Jeromy Stroman, left, and Deputy David Benson, right, talk about the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office's No Shave November project.
The effort raised approximately $1,300 for the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City.
At the start of the Civil War, John “Jack” Coffee Hays declined offers of command by both the North and the South and chose instead to stay in California to help give birth to a new state for the second time in his life - Full Story
A car, upside down in a creek, and a 16-year-old girl’s voice screaming from inside. Officer John Barney knew he had little time to waste. "I was thinking, 'if she doesn't get air right now, there's a possibility I'm not succeeding here.'" - Full Story
Cops are symbols of hope and justice and safety and caring, and yes, of the warrior spirit — we solemnly remembered 73 of America's Finest at the Lincoln Center's commemorative event. Renewed appreciation
On September 11, 2001, retired NYPD Officer Arnold Roma responded and was in the South Tower when it fell. His son, Keith, was in the North Tower. Arnie lived, but Keith, tragically, did not. This is their story. (AP Image) I'll meet you there...