I've been blessed to travel the country and interview countless officers who have been shot, stabbed, run over and almost killed in the line of duty.
I've broken bread with countless surviving spouses of officers who died.
I've spent countless hours on the road with cops doing ride alongs, hearing their stories of survival.
But this one... this one got me in the feels.
Meet my friend Officer Stacy West.
She responded to a 911 call from an 8-year-old girl... and ended up being shot and left for dead. THIS is Stacy's story.