Life Saving Incident
Officer Donnellan was off duty and not in uniform while going to a local store for groceries. He noticed two cars stopped in an intersection. One of the drivers was slumped in the driver's seat. The officer evaluated the subject's condition and determined that he was suffering from a drug related overdose. The officer immediately administered a dose of Narcan. As a result the subject was revived. The victim was transported to a local hospital and survived. The officer was commended for his dedication to duty, fast thinking and saving the life of another human being.
The history of law enforcement in the United States is a long and wonderful history of bravery. This website is dedicated to documenting the heroic deeds of law enforcement officers throughout the United States who have either given or risked their lives to save others. There are many stories of bravery and heroism for many who are considered first responders. However, it is those in law enforcement who are most likely to be the first to arrive upon a location requiring life saving acts engaging dangerous hostage takers, running into burning buildings/vehicles, providing first aid to seriously injured victims, saving near drowning victims and much more are what the women and men of law enforcement do routinely and at many times, great peril to their own safety.
It is our mission to document the history of lives saved by those dedicated women and men in law enforcement. To share with others the dramatic deeds of those individuals who are the first, first responders. It is so important for our citizens to understand that law "enforcement" is not always about enforcing the law but rather being there when our citizens need us.
It is to this end we are dedicated to promoting documentation regarding the history of law enforcement and the lives they have saved.