Affectionately known as “Action Jackson” by her former colleagues, retired Detective Lani Pinkney’s life changed forever on December 15, 1995, when she was shot in the back while pursuing a robbery suspect. Today, she’s a champion.
A public servant for most of his adult life, retired Lieutenant Will Rogers was shot in the head at a gas station without cause on May 14, 2015, ending his police career. Now he’s a survivor with a message.
During a routine traffic stop on February 2013, retired Police Officer Pete LaBoy was shot in the head in Alexandria, VA. Refusing to be defined by his injury, Pete is using his experience to raise awareness of the needs of other injured officers.
In October 2016, Officer Justin Ellis was operating a motorcycle responding to a stabbing when he was struck by a truck. Not expected to live, Justin spent months in the hospital and rehab. He is now confined to a wheel chair. There is a chance that Justin will walk again.