Arkansas Trooper Pevehouse and Drew Co Deputy Ballard save two from sinking vehicle

An Arkansas State Trooper and Deputy Sheriff from Drew County worked together to save two elderly persons from a vehicle that was submerging in a water covered highway.

On March 19th, around 1:30 PM, Arkansas State Police Troop F’s Trooper Caleb Pevehouse responded to a vehicle submerged in water on Highway 35 near Collins in Drew County. The vehicle, with two elderly passengers, had driven around a barricade blocking an area of highway covered by high water.  Continue reading “Arkansas Trooper Pevehouse and Drew Co Deputy Ballard save two from sinking vehicle”

Deputy Awarded National Sheriffs’ Medal of Merit

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced today that Deputy Benjamin Pisa was selected by a National Sheriffs’ Association committee as a 2016 recipient of the prestigious Medal of Merit.

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announced today that Deputy Benjamin Pisa was selected by a National Sheriffs’ Association committee as a 2016 recipient of the prestigious Medal of Merit.

Deputy Pisa was selected as a Medal of Merit recipient for his actions that saved the life of a victim during a mowing accident in the Town of Boston on July 16, 2015.  The young man’s legs were severed after a mowing implement ran over him.  Deputy Pisa responded the scene and, after assessing the situation, he applied tactical tourniquets to the victim’s legs.  Deputy Pisa assisted emergency medical personnel in preparing the victim for transportation to Erie County Medical Center via Mercy Flight.

Deputy Pisa was presented the medal and certificate by Sheriff Timothy Howard during a private ceremony at the Sheriff’s office in Buffalo.

A Deputy and his Daughter by Sara Hunter Photography

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A Deputy and his two daughters (Photo Credit: Sara Hunter Photography)
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A Deputy and his two daughters (Photo Credit: Sara Hunter Photography)

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Grandview , Mo. Officer Chris Golubski saves the life of man who wouldn’t stop for him

A man who ran from an officer on the highway ended up rolling his vehicle and was ejected from it. The officer found the man several yards away from the debris and immediately gave the man CPR saving his life. The event was captured on Video.

On Sunday near Missouri 150 and Interstate 49 Officer Golubski was on routine patrol when he noticed an SUV operated by a man who was not wearing his seatbelt. The routine stop turned deadly when the man refused to stop for the officer turning into a high speed pursuit that ended in a rollover accident.  Continue reading “Grandview , Mo. Officer Chris Golubski saves the life of man who wouldn’t stop for him”

Arkansas State Police celebrate child’s birthday with him when nobody else does

A mother is brokenhearted that her sons birthday is disappointing for him because there is no turn out for it. A trooper reads this message on Facebook and before she knows it the Arkansas State Police ‘raid’ the home with birthday fun.

 

The Arkansas State Police shared the following post on their Facebook page:

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Alton, Il. Police play ball with Local youth sponsored by YWCA and A Precious Organization

On April, 2, 2016 about 20 Alton Police officers in Illinois played a pickup basketball game with local youth at the local YWCA that was sponsored by A Precious Organization and organized by people who wanted to foster better relations between Police and kids. It seems to have been a resounding success.

The event was originally in memory of an 11 year old boy named Romell Jones who was killed in a drive by shooting outside his home while was waiting for a ride to basketball practice. Tammy Smith, Director of A Precious Organization learned about the shooting and it weighed heavy on her heart and she wanted to bridge the gap between area youth and Police officers. She thought there was no better way than a pickup game of basketball in Romell’s honor.  Continue reading “Alton, Il. Police play ball with Local youth sponsored by YWCA and A Precious Organization”

Savannah-Chatham, Ga. Metropolitan Police Department Cpl. Lord helps helpless person

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department was fortunate enough to hear from a citizen by the name of Philip Soukup who witnessed and photographed an event on March 31 that they shared on their Facebook Page. An officer was identified by the Department as Corporal Brandon Lord helped a man who was apparently tired and down on his luck.

The officer spent at least 30 minutes of his time with the man from the description that Soukup gave in his timeline of events. The officer provided the man with food and water while the man rested. While we hear all the bad stories about Police Officers on the streets in America how many good stories do we hear about citizens helping out other citizens in need every day that are down on their luck as officers seem to do daily?  Continue reading “Savannah-Chatham, Ga. Metropolitan Police Department Cpl. Lord helps helpless person”

Mass. State Police give escort to woman in a wheelchair – a simple act of kindness

The Massachusetts State Police held a graduation ceremony of recruits and a woman in a wheel chair was crossing the street when a State Trooper helped her across the road. A bystander snapped a photo of the act and sent it into the State Police to show that the kindness did not go unnoticed.

It was posted on the Massachusetts State Police  Facebook page:

Doing the right thing……

After Friday’s graduation ceremony, Trooper Dan Riopel noticed this woman wheel herself to cross the street. Trooper Riopel offered assistance to her, which she gratefully accepted.

Thanks to an anonymous source for capturing his kind act and sharing it. Kindness is greatly measured when you don’t expect someone to see, or be acknowledged for…..Nice work Dan.

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L.A.P.D. Officer Lomeli Brings 9 year old girl a caring gift of self-esteem

Officer Ramon Lomeli 8 year veteran of the L.A.P.D. met a 9 year old girl with a rare condition leaving her unable to fit in with her peers. Through his efforts she will now have what she has dreamed of all her life.

Officer Ramon Lomeli met 9 year old Brianna around the holidays when she was selling candy to raise money for herself. But she was not trying to raise funds for the usual reasons that kids try to raise money. The young girl is constantly being bullied because she suffers from a rare condition known as alopecia universalisContinue reading “L.A.P.D. Officer Lomeli Brings 9 year old girl a caring gift of self-esteem”

Austin,Tx. officer shot, suspect dead at scene

An Austin, Tx. officer was shot Sunday morning near the intersection of West 6th Street and West Avenue in downtown Austin.

A security guard at a downtown condominium complex saw a suspect breaking into cars. The security guard then began chasing the suspect and the officer, who was in a patrol car, saw the pursuit and called for backup.   Continue reading “Austin,Tx. officer shot, suspect dead at scene”