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Officers Rescue Scared Dog from Busy Highway

Praise poured in on Twitter over the weekend for the California Highway Patrol officers who rescued a Chihuahua from Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek, California on Friday.

“This little dog needed some help off I-680 freeway today. We’re glad he’s safe,” Tweeted CHP Contra Costa…

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Police Dog Saves Boy With Autism From Likely Death

Good boy, Maverick!

Last Sunday, Maverick, a police dog in Oregon with the Washington County Sheriff, did what frantic human searchers could not. Using only his nose, Maverick tracked down an 8-year-old boy who had become stranded in the middle of a cold, fast-moving creek.

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Way to go, Lt. Paul Barbour!!

As a grown woman who can’t sleep soundly without a 100 pound Lab at her bedside, I know how these girls feel!
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The world can be a scary place, especially for a small child.

11-year-old Aubrey Craig said, “There are so many bad things out there and you never know what can happen to you.”

Aubrey and her nine-year old sibling, Ava, have been having trouble sleeping lately. The nightmares that have caused many restless nights in the Craig household.

Mom, Kaycie said, “They’re just scared about life in general.”

The Craigs’ have tried to ease their children’s fears, including a nightly safety check of their Edmond home.

Mrs Craig told us, “We started a process where we would get her up before bedtime and go door to door and window to window to show she’s safe and everything is locked and we live in a safe town and community.”

But more times than not, little Ava would end up on her parent’s bedroom floor, in tears.

Lt. Paul Barbour is a 29-year veteran of the Edmond Police Department, but he’s also a parent.

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Sandy Marcal, “America Strong”

Since August of 2009 over 550 law enforcement dogs in 38 states have received donated  ballistic vests through the Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. program.  No K9 has been turned away. Each vest costs $950.
Meet Vested Interest in K9’s founder, Sandy Marcal who was recently featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer.  Her goal is to vest every K9 in the United States and that’s what makes her “America Strong”.
Over 30,000 working dogs are in the United States. With your help we can continue in our mission of protecting those who protect us.  Tax deductible donations graciously accepted.
 

Melbourne police issue lotto tickets during Christmas traffic stops

Nice!

melbournepdMotorists caught speeding to grandma’s house in Melbourne were greeted with a bittersweet Christmas Day surprise as officers doled out warnings and tickets alongside scratch-off lottery games.

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Police Officer of the Year’s Heroics Caught on Dashcam

A Pennsylvania State Trooper has received one of the highest awards in law enforcement for the actions he took to stop a man who launched a deadly rampage last December, and ABC News has exclusively obtained the unedited footage from the dash-cam that was installed in the trooper’s police cruiser.

It’s a rare glimpse into the moments when police engage an active shooter, and put their own lives on the line to potentially save others.

On the morning of Dec. 21, 2012, an unemployed, former trucker allegedly walked into a church in Frankstown Township, Pa., and opened fire on a woman decorating the building’s walls for a children’s Christmas party. The man, Jeffrey Lee Michael, then allegedly killed two others away from the church.

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE/VIDEO HERE

 

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