The Up-Beat: SRO gets Olympic send-off, K-9 TikTok stardom & 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. Video: LEO, CO face off in ‘dance battle’ for breast cancer awareness

In this tongue-in-cheek video, Deputy B faced off against Corrections Officer Llerena in a dance battle for the ages. Plus, it was all for a good cause. FULL STORY

2. Ga. K-9s become viral TikTok stars

When they’re not serving their community, K-9s Mattis and Raider are busy entertaining – and helping – their millions of fans. FULL STORY

3. SRO training for Olympics gets special send-off from school

Officer Jean Farewell

This morning Officer Jean was surprised by the faculty and students of Laurel Hill Primary School. There are no adequate words to express how proud we are of Officer Jean!

Posted by Mount Pleasant Police Department on Thursday, October 15, 2020

When teachers and students learned their school resource officer would be leaving to train for the 2021 Summer Olympics, they knew they couldn't let her go without a special good-bye. FULL STORY

4. Video: NJ cop stops man from jumping off building

“I love you,” Officer Eric Knuttel told the complete stranger he rescued on top of a 13-story parking garage. FULL STORY 

5. Video: Ill. cop saves choking infant

“Something like this is going to be on the top of the list for a while. I’m never going to forget it,” Officer Travis Hoguet said. FULL STORY

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