Full list of Police Heroes - page 13 results
Texas cop goes head-to-head with wrong-way driver–
Dash cam video captured an officer’s heroic actions during the pursuit of a wrong-way driver with children in his car.
Boy with cancer sworn in as honorary Frisco Police officer–
A 10-year-old boy's dream of being a police officer became a reality on Thursday as he was sworn in as an honorary Frisco Police Department officer for the day.
Texas cop rescues dog trapped in harbor–
Officer called for backup and jumped into the water.
Funeral held for Okla. K-9 stabbed to death–
Police estimated that more than 1,000 people gathered Thursday for the service.
Fla. cop pushes disabled man to safety from storm–
Within seconds of the officer arriving to help the man, lightning struck near the two.
Texas cop rescues autistic child from busy road–
A North Texas mother is calling a police officer a hero after he saved her son from a dangerous situation.
Md. trooper saves suicidal man seconds before jump–
Trooper arrived just in time to grab the man as he attempted to leap off the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge on Saturday.
Mich. cop's traffic stop becomes race against time–
A police officer’s quick reaction time likely saved the life of a driver shortly after she was stopped for a red light violation.
Rookie Mo. cop squares off with kids in dance battle–
Officer J. Krebs — a lover of dance — jumped into the competition after his partner challenged him to it as the pair drove by the children.
Doug Wyllie answers the NLEOMF ice water challenge–
A few weeks ago, my good friend Jason Welin challenged me to pour a big bucket of ice water onto my head in a fundraising effort for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. I’m happy to do it. I’m also happy to issue this challenge to five other individuals. They are: Austen George, Jeffrey Kozak, Dan Marcou, Dick Fairburn, and Ken Hardesty. Each participant must write a check for at least ten dollars to NLEOMF, an excellent and deserving charitable organization. Let’s do this! — Doug Wyllie
Terminally ill Calif. boy fulfills dream of being cop–
8-year-old Emilio Penn has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, and on July 3rd, his dream came true. With help from the National Latino Peace Officers Association Alameda County Chapter, Emilio, who has an inoperable brain tumor, was sworn in with the newest graduating class of the Oakland PD as an honorary officer.
UCF police respond to armed gunman on campus–
The gunman had done an internet search for police response time and had concluded he had an average of 18 minutes to carry out his attack on UCF students. But Officers Imparato and Gavette had cut that time by nearly fifteen minutes, foiling his plan before it started.
Pickup game between Mo. cops, kids goes viral–
The officers said taking 30 minutes to play isn’t that rare; it just happened to be captured on camera this time.
Ill boy becomes APD cop for day, arrests bandit–
10-year-old Albuquerque boy with Muscular Dystrophy became a SWAT officer and the chief of the APD all in one day.
Ohio cop pulls suicidal man from freeway during traffic stop–
Patrolman Matt Beck had just pulled over the suspected drunk driver when the man bolted into traffic.
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