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P1 Roll Call: Cop mistaken for gang member, Police chief TASERed–
For the week of December 6, Dave Smith discusses a frightening situation in which a cop in an unmarked car on the phone with his wife was mistaken for a gang member and fired upon from another vehicle. He also recaps a heartwarming story of a cop who saved a woman's life then stayed at her bedside, and a chief who offered to be TASERed in front of his community to raise money for his department, plus this week's Not Today moment from Wis.
Teenager fighting cancer becomes cop for a day–
16-year-old Aaron Settles is battling Stage 4 cancer. His dream his whole life has been to be a police officer. The Rolla Police Department in Rolla, Mo. stepped in to try to give young Aaron a day that he would never forget.
Ind. officer rescues teddy bear, returns to girl–
Evansville, Ind., police Sgt. Jason Cullum was driving down Interstate 64 when he found something in the road that he believed to be an animal that had been hit by a car, but found a teddy bear.
Colo. cop saves diabetic’s life, stays at bedside–
Officer Dwayne Huddleston went the extra mile and took her son out to keep his mind off his ill mother.
NJ cop pulls man from burning truck–
A local police officer pulled an unconscious man from his burning pickup truck Monday night and likely saved his life, officials said.
P1 Roll Call: Trending fake guns, Group raises money for wounded cops–
For the week of November 22, Dave Smith recaps two more incidents in which police were forced to shoot young people toting replica firearms. Fortunately in both cases the suspects survived and are recovering. Dave also discusses the Renegade Pigs, a group of cops who raise money for officers hurt on the job, plus this week's Not Today moment.
P1 Roll Call: Cop risks badge over drag race, PTSD threatens Newtown cop's job–
For the week of November 15, Dave Smith discusses “betting your badge” and a cop who risked his job by drag racing, heroic NY cops who seized opportunity to save a would-be bridge jumper, a cop who may lose his job over PTSD, and this week’s ‘Not Today’ moment from Milwaukee.
Iowa police, COs compete for No Shave November bragging rights–
Corrections Officer Jeromy Stroman, left, and Deputy David Benson, right, talk about the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office's No Shave November project. The effort raised approximately $1,300 for the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City.
The dancing traffic cop–
NYPD officer Mentoria Hutchinson has been directing traffic through dance for decades.
NY cops rescue would-be bridge jumper–
On Monday morning, a 39-year-old man thought his only option was just past the edge of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Police found an opening to pull the man to safety and used it swiftly.
How to make a police memorial ribbon–
Forensic Artist Joyce Nagy of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and other volunteers have been making memorial ribbons to honor the sacrifice of Oregon City Police Reserve Officer Robert Libke - who was shot in the line of duty. In this video, Joyce shows you how to make your own ribbon to honor fallen officers.
Police rescue suicidal man from bridge–
Footage captures New York police rescuing a suicidal man from jumping off the Verrazano Bridge.
P1 Roll Call: Witness pursues would-be cop killer, Cop shot responding to fire–
In this week's Roll Call, Dave Smith discusses the incident in which a brave citizen decided to pursue an armed subject who shot a cop and fled using a cruiser, the tragic story of an Ore. city cop fatally shot responding to a fire, a study that suggests body cameras protect police, and this week's Not Today moment.
'Collier Strong' documentary honors slain MIT cop–
The eight-minute documentary, sponsored by NASCAR and FOX Sports, is narrated by Boston native Donnie Wahlberg and honors the MIT officer who was killed by the bombing suspects of the Boston Marathon.
Vigilante who witnessed NM cop shooting pursued gunman–
The owner of a car wash – who wishes to remain anonymous – decided to jump into action when he saw a masked man shoot an Albuquerque cop, then jump into the wounded officer’s cruiser and speed off. The owner followed the gunman, calling 911 from his vehicle.
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