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VIDEO: Flying the Flag for the World Finals

VIDEO: Flying the Flag for the World Finals

At the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas on Nov. 4, this stirring video demonstrating why the sport always stands for the American Flag was shown in T-Mobile Arena. In it, NYPD Detective Rich Miller relays the behind-the-scenes story of how the first flag got raised amidst the rubble of the downed World Trade Center

VIDEO: NYC Hero Cop Speaks

Via ABC News: The New York City officer being hailed as a hero for stopping Tuesday’s deadly terror attack said he was grateful for the outpouring of support, but his team was just doing its job. Eight were killed and a dozen more injured when a truck plowed into pedestrians and cyclists on a path

Ya Did Good, Kid

Via Raw Story: A police officer who shot the Manhattan truck attacker Tuesday was praised by both New York City officials and the public for his rapid response to the threat.   Ryan Nash (pictured above), 28, had been assigned for the past five years to NYPD 1st Precinct, which encompasses the square mile on

Fearless in NYC

Via People magazine: Following a tragic incident in New York City on Tuesday that left eight people dead and 11 injured in what police are calling a terrorist attack, thousands of people lined the streets of Greenwich Village for the 44th Annual Village Halloween Parade.   With a spirit of camaraderie and strength, New Yorkers

Cops Help Kid

Via The Gazette: CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids police have helped an Anamosa teen replace a collection of police-related items after the teen’s father, an Anamosa officer, was killed in a traffic crash last month.   According to a post on the Cedar Rapids Police Department’s Facebook page, officers recently presented Shane Kelchen with a

VIDEO: “We Brought Our Brother Home”

Via The Buffalo News: They vowed to bring their brother home.   And, after five long days of searching the relentless Niagara River, the body of missing Buffalo Police diver Craig E. Lehner was finally found. Police made an official announcement just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.   A procession began an hour later to bring

Cop Killed in Shootout

Via ABC News: A Louisiana man is accused of shooting a cashier and then killing the police officer who was sent to investigate, authorities said Monday.   Ian Paul Howard, 28, of Lafayette also is accused of wounding a second person and attempting to kill a second police officer, officials said.   Howard was arrested

VIDEO: Keeping World Leaders Safe

Parts of New York City are gridlocked this week because of the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave brings viewers an inside look at the elite group of NYPD motorcycle officers guiding several world leaders to and from the U.N. Check out the clip, above.

Steve Bonano: 9/11 Hero

Steve Bonano, who rose up through the ranks of the NYPD to become a Deputy Chief, died after a two-year battle with a rare, lethal cancer that doctors say was a direct result of his work at Ground Zero. He was 53 years old. Steve was near and dear to many of us here at APB, and

Baby’s First Hurricane

This just in from John Rivera from the Dade County PBA: “Miami-Dade officers escort one of the first families to welcome a new member after Hurricane Irma beseiged South Florida with 130 mph winds and a collosal storm surge (over five feet in many places). We are always serving our citizens, making sure they’re safe