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Man Who Tried to Run Down Louisiana Officer Found Guilty of Felony Aggravated Assault

December 7, 2018
A Shreveport, LA, man who was accused of attempting to run over a police officer following a robbery at a local casino a year ago has been found guilty of felony aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer.

DC Woman Charged with Hitting Officer with Car, Driving Down Highway with Him on Hood

December 5, 2018
Officer Jordan was off-duty just before 8 a.m. Monday when he observed a hit-and-run involving three cars. The driver of a Chevy Impala fled the scene, according to Sgt. DeVaughn Parker with Maryland State Police.

Kentucky Police Arrest Man Accused of Punching Off-Duty Officer

December 3, 2018
A 39-year-old man now faces multiple charges—third degree assault, disorderly conduct, menacing, and resisting arrest—after he reportedly punched an off-duty Lexington officer who was responding to a disturbance taking place near him.

Kentucky Trooper Suffers Minor Injuries Following Vehicle Pursuit

December 3, 2018
A trooper with the Kentucky State Police suffered minor injuries on Friday after a vehicle pursuit of a motorist who fled a traffic stop.

Michigan Woman Punches Police Officer, Tries to Grab Gun, Eats Diamond Earrings, Police Say

November 28, 2018
On Twitter, Troy Police wrote on Tuesday: “A Troy officer was assaulted while arresting a woman for trespassing. She punched him, and then tried to grab his gun. The suspect, once in our lock up, punched a police service aide. The officer and service aide are OK, thankfully.”

Border Patrol Agent Reportedly Assaulted by "Caravan" Member

November 27, 2018
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol released a statement over the weekend that indicated a man who had thrown rocks at a Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent and a CBP pilot claimed to have been part of the migrant caravans approaching the southern border.

Delaware Man Arrested for Attempting to Strike Police Officer with His Car

November 20, 2018
The Harrington (DE) Police Department says that 40-year-old Andy Leary fled from a traffic stop, losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a patrol car.

Video Released from Incident where Indiana Officer was Tased in Face by Suspect

November 9, 2018
The suspect reportedly grabbed the Taser off the officer's belt when both men fell during a struggle. He then drive stunned the officer in the face, according to reports.

NFL Quarterback Charged with Nearly Striking Traffic Enforcement Officer

October 31, 2018
New York Football Giants backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta has been arrested for nearly striking an officer directing traffic in Weehawken, NJ.

New York Man Found Guilty of Attacking Off-Duty Officer with Meat Cleaver

October 31, 2018
A New York man has been convicted for trying to kill a cop with a meat cleaver in 2016. Akram Joudeh, 34, became enraged when he found an immobilization boot on the wheel of his Nissan Altima near Penn Station in Midtown.

Guidance Counselor Punches New York Officer at School

October 25, 2018
A guidance counselor at Grover Cleveland High School in Queens was arrested on Wednesday for punching a police officer in the face during a dispute inside the school.

3 People Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Chicago Police Officers

October 9, 2018
Three people have been charged with attacking a trio of Chicago police officers and locking them inside a South Side Englewood neighborhood home Monday afternoon, according to FOX News Chicago.

California SRO Attacked by Student and Disarmed of Baton

September 24, 2018
San Jacinto High School had just let out when the officer started to break up a fight near campus. He was soon swarmed with students, and it appeared some of the students tried to pull off a boy who allegedly tackled the officer to the ground.

Kentucky Woman Charged with Resisting, Intentionally Defecating on Deputy

September 17, 2018
That's when police allege Peters "intentionally released her bowels in an upward motion and with purposeful direction at this Deputy — causing said bodily waste to land on the face, arms and legs of this Deputy."

California Officers Shoot Suspect Who Was Pelting Passing Cars with Rocks

September 12, 2018
Officers from the Montclair (CA) Police Department were called to respond to reports that a man was throwing rocks at passing cars.

Jury Awards $2.5M to Family of Man Who Was Fatally Shot While Stabbing California Officer

September 7, 2018
A jury said the officer used "unreasonable force" in the 2013 incident in which Officer Jairo Acosta—with the Los Banos (CA) Police Department—responded to a call of domestic violence in which 80-year-old Tan Lam said his 43-year-old son had assaulted him.

2 California Officers Injured in Confrontation with Domestic Violence Suspect

September 6, 2018
Two officers with the Oakland (CA) Police Department were attacked by a domestic violence suspect on Tuesday, according to the East Bay Times.

Man Attempts to Assault Nebraska Officer with Improvised Flame Thrower

September 2, 2018
A 57-year-old man reportedly used an aerosol spray can and a lighter to shoot a flame at an officer with the Omaha (NE) Police Department on Friday morning.

Subject and Former Maryland Officer Charged with Assault Had a History

August 16, 2018
A Baltimore police officer who resigned over the weekend following a violent confrontation with a subject — and was subsequently charged with first- and second-degree assault — reportedly had a history with the man.

Activists Want Chicago Officers to Call Supervisors Before Arresting Resisting Suspects

August 15, 2018
For a number of offenses, a supervisor would need to approve the arrest “unless not practicable under the circumstances.” Those crimes range from gambling and prostitution offenses to obstructing, resisting or assaulting a police officer.
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