TAYLOR WINSTON & SHIVA GHAED
An Iraq War veteran who acted quickly during the Las Vegas mass shooting, locating a pick-up truck, loading it with victims of the shooting and driving them to the hospital. And, a psychologist who survived the shooting and now counsels other survivors suffering from trauma and PTSD.
WILLIAM STAMM, WILLIAM STOUT & BALA CARTER
Three good Samaritans who intervened and stopped a man who was beating a woman with a tire iron, restrained the suspect and testified against him at trial.
A case manager at County Mental Health who was attacked and stabbed more than 15 times but fought back, calling 911 and testifying against her attacker sending him to prison.
A bank teller who intervened during the withdrawal of $27,000, calling police when she realized a wheelchair-bound man was the victim of financial elder abuse at the hands of a con artist.
A recovery professional who happened upon a man intent on jumping off the Coronado Bridge, convinced him not to commit suicide and then helped turn his life around.
The neighbor of a woman who was being stabbed by an intruder, she came to the victim’s defense, was stabbed herself and then faced her attacker in court, helping send him to prison.