updated 10/29: If the young will fight for their lives -- maybe they'll save the rest of us...
updated: 5/25: "President Obama honored 13 law enforcement officers with the Public Safety Medal of Valor on Monday (5/16).”* The officers risked their lives in the line of duty and for others in remarkable and courageous ways. One police officer lost his life:
Robert Wilson III was killed saving innocent people during an armed robbery:
After viewing surveillance video of the shootout, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said, "I've been in policing for 46 years and I have never witnessed an act of bravery like I saw that day -- never."** - *NPR/ whitehouse.gov/ **WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
35 police officers died in the line of duty in 2015. - Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc.
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