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.
Some say U.S. Deputy Marshal Bass Reeves was the inspiration for "The Lone Ranger." If he was, you might say he lived a life more dangerous and interesting than the legend. He was first black lawman west of the Mississippi. - Full Story
A Long Island police officer and another person were killed after shooting erupted Tuesday morning during what a witness described as a routine traffic stop at the New York City limits on Long Island. (ABC7 Image)