Special reports from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A 2009 Post-Dispatch investigation found that chronic offenders routinely avoid felony charges because of arcane laws, poor record-keeping, confused police and complicated court rulings.

The heroes profiled here share the selfless characteristic of rushing into an emergency to try to make things better.

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