The men and women who serve with California's Sonoma County Sheriff's Office put their lives on the line each day to protect the community — but nothing could have prepared them for this.

National Police Week 2016

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

For a Lakeville man, a call to 911 last week turned into a new friendship.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) After officers responded to his emergency, one returned a few days later with a surprise. It was an act of kindness that became a bridge to freedom for one family.

Plymouth Police Sgt. Angela Haseman

A Plymouth police sergeant on foot outside her squad car at a hit-and-run crash scene on a frontage road was run over by an SUV, authorities said Wednesday.

St. Paul's 'autism cop' named Officer of the Year

When Robert Zink became the St. Paul Police Officer of the Year on Thursday, he was surrounded by many of the people who got him there.

Honoring Law Enforcment Who Have Given The Ultimate Sacrifice. 

LEMA is dedicated to assisting the families and home agencies of those law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

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