Full list of Police Heroes - page 27 results
Jeanne Assam: On security at New Life Church–
After leaving the Minneapolis PD and a string of personal tragedies, Jeanne Assam moved to Colorado Springs and got involved at New Life Church.
Church shooting: The heroism of Jeanne Assam–
On December 9, 2007 a 24-year-old gunman named Matthew Murray launched a brutal assault on the parishioners of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs (Colo.) that left two innocent victims dead. Because of the quick actions of a former police officer from Minnesota named Jeanne Assam, that number could easily have been much, much higher. Assam explains in a new video segment produced by the PoliceOne Video Team for the PoliceOne Academy that she very nearly decided to not go to church that day. However, on the morning of the shooting, she saw a headline on her computer indicating that two young people were murdered at a training center for Christian missionaries some 70 miles away in the Denver suburb of Arvada. The headline shook her.
Will to Win: Andrew Taylor–
Dave Smith sits to talk with Andrew Taylor of the LAPD to discuss the armed confrontation he was involved in one night in January, 2007.
The Legacy of the Lakewood Four–
One year ago today, four cops were gunned down in cold blood in a suburban Seattle coffee shop. This P1 exclusive video tells the story of that ambush from the perspective of Washington state law enforcement.
French cops training K-9s–
These clips feature police officers in France training and testing an impressively fast and aggressive K-9 unit.
Suspect runs over officer in wild police chase–
Burglary suspect Joseph Huffman from Kentucky ran over an officer, dragging him 20 feet before speeding off and causing a high speed chase. Officers eventually boxed him in and took him into custody.
Family of slain officer angry after mayor removes cop's picture–
RIVERDALE, Ill. -- The family of a suburban police officer who was killed on the job is angry about how city officials are treating his memory. William Rolniak was killed in south suburban Riverdale in 2004. His widow says Rolniak is not getting the respect he deserves. For Rolniak's family, returning to the Riverdale Police Department was always comforting, because the department was renamed for the fallen officer, and Rolniak's portrait hung high in the police department's lobby, until a few days ago.
Will to Win: Chris Carter (part 2)–
In the second part of this PoliceOneTV Original Video, Chris Carter sits down with Dave Smith to finish telling the story of the robbery he experienced in 1997, and to discuss the lessons he learned from that incident.
Will to Win: Randy Sutton–
LT. Randy Sutton has been involved in four officer involved shootings during his career. He shares his story of the most recent shooting he witnessed which involved a murder-suicide situation. Sutton was very impressed with the way his team handled the situation, both professionally and tactically. He explains that as a leader, he wanted to be sure his team walked away from the situation feeling healthy and confident in their decisions.
Will to Win: Chris Carter (part 1)–
In 1997, off-duty officer Chris Carter and his family went to have lunch at a local McDonalds when an armed robbery occurred. Carter sits down with Dave Smith to share the story of the day that changed his life forever.
Will to Win: Enrique Hernandez–
Dave Smith sits down with detective Enrique Hernandez to talk about an experience that he encountered in December of 2002. Enrique shares his amazing story of survival, describes the moments leading up to the event and the training that kicked in which is part of the reason he survived.
Will to Win: Chad Shevlin–
In this PoliceOneTV Original, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with officer Chad Shevlin about an experience that changed his life forever in April of 2003. Chad was a Sergeant in the Marines and was stationed in Iraq at the time. He shares the details of what he went through on that day in 2003 and how the methods of Street Survival and that winning mindset kept him going.
Caught on video: Hero deputy saves man from train–
A man in Bakersfield narrowly escaped death thanks to the heroics of a deputy. Gregory McKay, 46, was walking along railroad tracks on Monday about 1 a.m. Deputy Paul Duncan managed to pull him away just moments before a train passed, KERO-TV reported. The incident was captured by a sheriff's office helicopter.
Officers Down in 2009–
120 lost this year, down from 138, still unacceptable. Watch yourselves out there.
Will to Win: A female cop with a gun to her head (Part 1)–
In 1998, Officer Donna Wescott went to meet a fellow officer for coffee at a 7-11. Little did she know what she was about to encounter. She shares her story of how she reacted and communicated when a gun was pointed to her head. She says her training took over in that moment and is the reason she remained alive.
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