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.
Sgt. Sean Drenth was a 12-year veteran when he was fatally shot, and all the available information - case files, photos, and video - has been compiled into one resource. (ABC 15 Image) Interact with the case files
Police are pictured paying tribute to fallen cop Derek Kotecki at his funeral Monday. Kotecki was fatally shot while attempting to arrest a fugitive, and it was not the first time the two had crossed paths. (AP Image) Anticipated danger
Sgt. Joe Szczerba, 44, was stabbed to death early today during a fight with a suspect he was taking into custody. Officers lined the streets as his body was escorted to the medical examiner's office. (News Journal Image) Struck down needlessly