Michael CiagloHouston Chronicle
Timothy TaiColumbia Daily Tribune
Shelby LumRichmond Times-Dispatch
The senior rescue led the pack at first place with a strong and emotional moment. Second place standoff caught the tense moment as the subject surrendered. Third was the Virginia State Police helicopter crash near Charlottesville showing the heartbreak of the victim's fellow officers.
Judges: Martin Smith-Rodden/Ball State University, Ryan Sparrow/Ball State University, Corey Ohlenkamp/The Star Press