The Up-Beat: Cop gifts own car, LEO raises $20K for cancer & other good police news

Here's our latest roundup of stories about cops doing good across the nation

By Police1 Staff

From small gestures of kindness to incredible acts of heroism, police officers help their communities every day. The Up-Beat aims to bring greater attention to these positive stories at a time when we could all use some good news.

Check out our latest roundup of inspiring stories from around the country. Got an uplifting story to share? Email

1. Atlanta cop gifts own car to mother of 5

An Atlanta cop went above and beyond for a mother who had recently fled domestic abuse. FULL STORY

2. Ill. LEOs rescue man from burning home

First on the scene, the two officers didn’t hesitate when they were told someone was still inside the burning home. FULL STORY

3. Miami cop cycles 1,000 miles, raises $20K to fight childhood cancer

“If they can battle through that, I can get up off my butt and go ride a bike,” said Officer Joe McCrink. FULL STORY

4. Off-duty Calif. LEO helps save man having heart attack


Great job Officer Denton of CHP - Modesto! CPR training can help you save a life. The American Red Cross continues to hold CPR classes statewide and we would like to encourage everyone to participate.

Posted by California Highway Patrol on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

CHP Officer Matt Denton was the difference maker for a man who fell ill inside a Home Depot. FULL STORY

5. Fla. cop awarded for saving child after car accident

The girl – named Miracle – found her miracle in Officer Curtis Neraasen. FULL STORY

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