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.
This is an essay for my friends, all brave men, who willingly ran into those burning towers and participated in the largest rescue mission ever in the history of New York City - in the name of our security. (PoliceOne Image) Would you do the same?
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...