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.
The family of fallen Trooper Kevin Dobson, who died after being struck while issuing a traffic ticket in late March, carries a wreath in his honor at the New York State Police's 35th annual memorial and awards ceremony in Albany.
As a father of two young children, the most gut-wrenching part of any police officer memorial is watching the children of the fallen as they approach place flowers on the memorial and say goodbye. Stay safe, not only for you, but for your children. - Full Story
The nation pays tribute to law enforcement this week as we recognize the sacrifices of those fallen and honor those who continue to protect and serve. Read about ceremonies and tributes taking place across the U.S., as well as expert perspectives from PoliceOne columnists on what the week truly means, and where we go from here. - Full Story
An officer in Lorain, Ohio lays a wreath in tribute to fallen officers during the Lorain County Police Memorial Service yesterday. The ceremony featured photos of fallen officers James Kerstetter and Andrew Dunn.