An inspiring and gripping documentary, Heroes Behind TheBadge follows three stories of law enforcement officers whowere tragically killed in the line of duty. From San Diego,CA, comes the high profile case of Officer Jeremy Henwoodwho was randomly shot and killed as he sat and ate lunchjust minutes after generously buying lunch for a young boywhom he had never met before. From Miami, FL, Officer RogerCastillo and Officer Amanda Haworth are both shot and killedwhile serving a homicide warrant. And from Springfield, OH,comes the story of Deputy Suzanne Hopper who was shot andkilled while investigating a 'shots fired' call to police.The film also follows three high-profile cases of near deathand survival, including the story of Mike Neal, a wildlifeofficer form West Memphis, AR, who faced heavy gunfire headon as he attempted to stop AK-47 wielding criminals who hadjust shot and killed two officers on the side of theInterstate. From Fond du Lac, Wisconsin comes the story ofK9 officer Ryan Williams who was shot twice along with hispolice dog Grendel, while responding to a standoff with agunman. Both the officer and his K9 partner survived to telltheir story. And finally comes the story of off-duty FederalOfficer, Inspector Anton Sampson, who saved a young girlfrom armed assailants after exchanging gunfire and chasingone of the armed assailants into nearby woods to be laterapprehended. Educational, insightful, emotional andpowerful, these compelling true crime accounts shed light ona subject that has long been overlooked. These storiesculminate with coverage of police week 2012, where the 164American officers who were killed in the line of duty in2011 are recognized at the National Law EnforcementOfficer's Memorial in Washington, DC. Directed by BritishAcademy Award winning filmmaker, Wayne Derrick, this filmwill serve as a tribute in honoring the lives of those bravemen and women behind the badge who risked it all.