January 9th, 2020 is Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Updated: Feb 17, 2020
All of us at #InsideCrime want to say "THANK YOU" to the men and women of law enforcement on this Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
We honor the dedication and hard work of the law enforcement community by telling their stories. In Season 3 of #InsideCrime "Survivors and Heroes" we talk to a few of law enforcement's heroes:
DEA Special Agent Joe Piersante
DEA Special Agent Joe Piersante is an American Hero. He is the recipient of numerous medals for bravery including the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom - the civilian equivalent of the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat. In this episode of Inside Crime, Joe shares intimate details of that day with Angeline and we learn why he‘s a true inspiration to us all.
Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff Danny Reyes
In 2014, Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff Daniel Reyes became the first Deputy Sheriff to receive the highest honor from the United States Attorney General's Office: The Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery. These days, Deputy Sheriff Reyes openly shares his very personal story to help save others. He explains to Angeline what happened when he suddenly faced the barrel of a handgun and how he survived.
FBI Special Agent Jon Moeller
In 2002, FBI Special Agent Jon Moeller was part of a new unit that investigated crimes against children when 13-year-old Alicia Kozakiewicz disappeared from her Pittsburgh neighborhood. Her abductor held her captive in his basement, tortured her and broadcast the abuse live online. Days later, when FBI agents stormed the house, Agent Moeller led the way.
New York State Trooper Sayeh Rivazfar
Sayeh was eight years old when her mother’s boyfriend broke into their home and kidnapped Sayeh and her 6-year-old sister, Sara. It’s a story that’s difficult to hear but Sayeh wants everyone to know what happened because she hopes it will help save other children.
Tallahassee Police Office Sean Wyman
Beaten as a little boy, Sean Wyman ran away from home and entered foster care when he was just ten years old. Today, Sean is a police officer, public speaker and author. He shares his life story to help others.
Tempe Police Office Lindsay McCall Long
On October 29, 2018, Officer Lindsay McCall Long and her partner were serving an order of protection when they were attacked by a gunman. This wife and mother of two candidly reveals the details of what happened that day and how her family has helped her survive.