Heroes articles

Officer, Others Killed

Via CNN: Three civilians and a police officer were killed Wednesday in a shooting incident in northern Wisconsin, Everest Metropolitan Police Chief Wally Sparks said.   Police said the shootings occurred at three locations in the Wausau area.   The officer, from the Everest Metropolitan Police Department in Schofield, was killed in the line of

VIDEO: “Line of Duty” is HERE!

The much-anticipated music video for “Line of Duty” was officially released yesterday at a PBA ride and rally event. This beautiful piece was designed to bring healing and respect between the community and the police. “Line of Duty” is written and performed by Jon Secada and Joel Someillan, and was commissioned by the Dade County

End Of Watch

Sad news from the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs: On Wednesday, February 22, at approximately 5:45 p.m., California Highway Patrol motorcycle Officer Lucas F. Chellew was in pursuit of a motorcycle eastbound on Fruitridge Road east of State Route 99 in South Sacramento. During the pursuit, a collision occurred, causing Officer Chellew to lose

K-9 Inspires Decade-long Effort

By Bobby Egbert, Port Authority PBA Recently, Sarah Bartolett donated a K-9 protective body armor vest to the Port Authority Police Department K-9 Unit in New York. Sarah, a 23-year-old student at Boston University completing an Occupational Therapy master’s degree, grew up in Bridgewater, NJ, which she still calls home. Sarah’s desire to protect police K-9s

VIDEO: All Drive-Thrus Matter

Generally speaking, when people hear about cops saving someone, it usually involves a person or animal. And obviously there’s nothing the internet loves more than videos and photos of certified peace officers pulling old ladies out of flaming vehicles or risking hypothermia by diving into an icy pond to save a dog that chased a

Nice Work, Rook!

Via WXYZ Detroit: A rookie officer in the Detroit Police Department is being hailed as a hero for saving a man’s life recently.   The incident happened early Saturday morning near Livernois and the Lodge overpass on the city’s west side.   Police say a distraught man in his fifties was threatening to jump off

Fallen Officer Remembered

Via The Augusta Chronicle: On Tuesday, a flag flew at half mast at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and everyone seemed a little quieter than normal. A thick black and thin blue line across their badges was a constant reminder that they were missing one of their fellow officers.   Remembrances of Sgt. Greg Meagher

VIDEO: Kindness Counts, Folks

Via CBS News: Giving one apparently homeless man a winter jacket is not enough for two Chicago Police officers, whose generosity is depicted on a video that has gone viral.   Officers Peter White and Robert Osborne encountered a possibly homeless man some weeks ago on a busy expressway exit ramp. They issued him a ticket,

VIDEO: Cop’s Heroic Rescue

Via Fox News: A heart-stopping video shows the moment a Spokane, Wash., police officer saved a woman from a burning car.   Body cam footage released by the Spokane Police Department shows Officer Tim Schwering breaking the car’s driver side window in order to pull Kimberly Novak to safety.   Novak said she hit an