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.
Gov. John Kitzhaber (above) joined 10 Oregon State Representatives in pressuring the parole board to reverse its earlier decision to allow cop-killer Sydney Porter to be set free. (AP Photo) Tremendous public pressure
Officer Charles Law of the Stratham (N.H.) Police Department recalls the day Chief Michael Maloney of the Greenland Police Department was killed in the line of duty. (AP Image) Shots were still being fired
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)