Heroes articles

Hero Cops Honored

Via NJ.com: Five people, including a Jersey City firefighter who ran into a burning building while off-duty, will be honored with Valor Awards at the annual 200 Club of Hudson County luncheon later this month.   The five — New Jersey Transit Police Officer Victor Ortiz, Jersey City Firefighter Luis Colon III, and Jersey City

Cops Save Baby

APB moved to NYC from Beantown a few years ago. In the Big Apple, like other overcrowded cities, the challenge of getting through traffic to get someone to the ER is intense. Via NBCNewYork.com: NYPD officers from across the 40th Precinct in the Bronx worked together to rush a sick baby girl to a hospital

Dispatcher of the Year

Via SFGate: San Francisco emergency dispatcher Janet Atchan was in the last hour of a 12-hour shift when she got the call she and her colleagues fear most.   “Shots fired. Officer down.”   Atchan, 46, drew on her 25 years of experience as a dispatcher as she mobilized emergency crews and backup police officers

Cop Killed in Texas

Via WFAA.com: BAYTOWN, Texas – The search continues for the killer of a 30-year veteran of law enforcement who was shot in Baytown early Monday.   Harris County Pct. 3 Assistant Chief Deputy Constable Clinton Greenwood was airlifted to the hospital but did not survive, Lt. Steve Dorris with Baytown PD confirmed at a morning

VIDEO: Kid Hugs Cop

Via USA Today: Forth Worth police Officer Anthony Colter was taking a break at a local McDonald’s when he noticed he’d caught the attention of a child nearby.   Jamie Hubbard told NBC’s “TODAY” she eating with her son, TJ, last week when she noticed he’d become fascinated by seeing a real-life police officer.   “TJ

Cop Makes History

Via USA Today: A U.S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a full active duty police officer in the U.S.   Matias Ferreira (above, center) was sworn in Friday as an officer with the Suffolk County Police Department

VIDEO: Cool, Calm, Collected

Everyone seems to be talking about how no one wants to be a cop anymore. The reasons are many. For instance, a career in law enforcement no longer comes with the promise of a decent retirement with a livable pension, due to the political powers that be. Additionally, it’s always been a thankless and extremely

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