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.
Dave Smith sits down with detective Enrique Hernandez to talk about an experience that he encountered in December of 2002. Enrique shares his amazing story of survival, describes the moments leading up to the event and the training that kicked in which is part of the reason he survived.
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with officer Chad Shevlin about an experience that changed his life forever in April of 2003. Chad was a Sergeant in the Marines and was stationed in Iraq at the time. He shares the details of what he went through on that day in 2003 and how the methods of Street Survival and that winning mindset kept him going.
A man in Bakersfield narrowly escaped death thanks to the heroics of a deputy. Gregory McKay, 46, was walking along railroad tracks on Monday about 1 a.m. Deputy Paul Duncan managed to pull him away just moments before a train passed, KERO-TV reported. The incident was captured by a sheriff's office helicopter.