The Summer 2012 issue of the Journal offered a look at officers and firefighters who dare to step inside the cage to battle it out to raise funds for their injured and fallen colleagues. The following are more photos from the mixed martial arts competitions that have amplified the bond among public safety personnel.
Photos courtesy of Xtreme Cage Wars.
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For the full story, take a look at the Summer 2012 issue of the Journal.