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Video: Ohio Cops Cope with Wild Animal Escape

October 19, 2011
Deputies and officers near Zanesville, Ohio, have mostly contained an outbreak of wild animals including 300-pound Bengal tigers, grizzly bears, and wolves released by a suicidal man. All but one of the animals have been recovered. Deputies used night-vision equipment to track and kill them.

Wild Animals Escape In Ohio

October 19, 2011
About 48 wild animals including Bengal tigers, grizzly bears, and wolves escaped from an Ohio man's 46-acre farm. Muskingum County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputies arrived on-scene to shoot and kill the animals. Watch Sheriff Matt Lutz's media briefing about the incident.

N.Y. Man Accused of Releasing Pit Bulls on Officers

September 6, 2011
Officers responding to a domestic dispute at a Rochester, N.Y., home faced two charging pit bulls, allegedly released by a man who refused to respond to repeated attempts to contact him.

Angry Crows Dive-Bomb Washington Officers

June 13, 2011
A trio of crows who have nested near the Everett (Wash.) Police Department's north precinct station have been waging a fowl war on officers as they leave their patrol cars.

Video: Cops Called to Corral Bear at Oregon Grade School

June 2, 2011
Once police arrived at the scene, they surrounded the animal from every angle. The bear was shot with a tranquilizer dart after it ran across the street and climbed a tree.

Video: Gator Takes Bite Out of Deputy's Patrol Car

May 3, 2011
A 10-foot alligator ran afoul with the law in Florida, after attaching its jaws to the front bumper of an Alachua County Sheriff's deputy's Crown Victoria. After the gator affixed its jaws to the front bumper, the deputy reversed the vehicle to loosen the animal's grip.

Gator Chews On Patrol Car

May 3, 2011
An Alachua County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy had to reverse his Crown Vic to detach a 10-foot alligator from his front bumper.

Missouri Deputy Resigns, After Shooting Chihuahua

April 5, 2011
Dep. Kelly Barks was responding to a domestic disturbance call in February, when she encountered three growling dogs, including the Chihuahua. Barks fired at the dog, left the home, and returned to fire two more shots at the dog.

Texas Deputy Succumbs to Injuries From Cow Attack

March 28, 2011
Smith County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy Robert Britton has died as a result of injuries he sustained when an injured cow charged him while he directed traffic.

Charging Cow Critically Wounds Deputy

March 24, 2011
Smith County Sheriff's Department Deputy Robert Britton Jr., 54, suffered massive head trauma after being struck by the cow, which had been hit by two vehicles.

Moose Shakes Off TASER Attempt In Alaska

February 16, 2011
Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game deployed a special TASER designed for wildlife on the animal on Feb. 4, yet they were unable to stop the hulking animal. Both probes from the electronic control device failed to stick in the moose because of its thick winter coat.

St. Louis Deputy Fatally Shoots Pit Bull

December 21, 2010
A St. Louis Sheriff's deputy shot and killed one of two pit bulls who approached him in a threatening manner on Monday. The deputy was leaving his home, when the shooting occurred.

Owner Warned After Florida Deputy Shoots Charging Pit Bull 'Hoss'

October 12, 2010
The deputy didn't ticket owner Angela Minacapelli, yet animal control officers warned her about securing the animals, which had reportedly charged nearby residents.

Officer Disciplined for Posting Romping Goat Photo on Facebook

September 27, 2010
Southfield (Mich.) police responded to a call of two baby goats romping on a residential roof, because keeping goats is illegal within city limits.

Stings, Stabs, and Bites

September 16, 2010

Nothing focuses the mind during a search warrant like discovering a diamondback rattlesnake in a dresser drawer.

Florida Deputies Handcuff 7-Foot Alligator

September 13, 2010
The 7 1/2-foot gator then violently rolled several times, hitting the wall and breaking off chunks of stucco. Once the gator stopped rolling, the deputies were able to secure its mouth with electrical tape and it's hind legs with handcuffs.

Bee Swarm Traps N.C. Deputy In Cruiser

August 18, 2010
Brandon Jenkins, a master deputy, pulled over to help a stopped trailer in Knightdale off Interstate 64. About 60 boxes of Italian bees had fallen from the vehicle. When Jenkins returned to his cruiser, the bees swarmed.

TASER and OC Fail To Stop Bulldog Attack on Patrol Car

March 16, 2010
When he felt his patrol car shaking while writing a report, a Chattanooga (Tenn.) police officer exited his vehicle to investigate. Officer Clayton Holmes, who had been running radar, saw a bulldog chewing on his vehicle.

Texas Officers Capture Goat After Foot Pursuit

March 1, 2010
Four Odessa (Texas) police officers, an off-duty motorcycle cop and two animal control officers eventually caught up with a rogue goat and apprehended the animal.

Bull Run: 1,400-Pound Steer Drags Officers Down N.J. Street

September 28, 2009
A 1,400-pound bull dragged officers who were attempting to return it to a slaughterhouse down the street during a 10-block run, before the animal was captured and returned, MyFoxNJ reports.
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