FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Video: Suspect Fatally Shot After Knife Attack on Cop

November 18, 2011  | 

VIDEO: Suspect Attacks Ind. Cops with Large Knife

Lafayette (Ind.) Police have released dash-cam footage showing the fatal shooting of a suspect who stabbed an officer in the face with a large knife.

The shooting happened Oct. 19 after a nearly four-mile chase. Officers began pursuing a black Cadillac driven by Paul Spencer, 39, after they observed him driving the wrong way on downtown streets, reports WLFI.

After running off the road, Spencer stabbed Officer Ron Dombkowski in the left cheek. Officers Jeff Webb and Joe Fisher then fired 10 shots, seven of which struck Spencer, reports the Journal & Courier.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Morning Eagle @ 11/22/2011 12:22 PM

The video definitely shows the real life validity of that old 21 foot rule of thumb about how quickly a determined knife wielding attacker can get to you. Good reactions by assisting officers Webb and Fisher to instantly do what they had to do and put the POS out of business permanently.

BKS @ 12/1/2011 10:34 AM

I would like to read the comments of all of the officers involved. I am sure junior officers could gain from the their words.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Man on Trial for Killing Chicago Officer Says He's Proud to Be a Cop Killer
Bryant Brewer was on the witness stand for more than two hours Thursday before Judge...
Alabama Inmate Claims Correction Officers Tortured Him with Snake
According to the lawsuit, Redding claims Glenn brought a yellow Burmese python described...
Maryland Governor Announces Immediate Closure of Baltimore Jail
Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will immediately shut down the decrepit Baltimore...
Video: Illinois Heroin Raid Interrupted by Stream of Customers Knocking at Door
Knocks on the door repeatedly interrupted Illinois State Police during a heroin raid in...
Report Says Thousands Have Died in Police Vehicle Pursuits
More than 5,000 bystanders and passengers have been killed in police car chases since...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine