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Search Result: Assaults on Officers

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Off-Duty Chicago Sergeant Beaten, Robbed

November 3, 2014
Police reported several members of the group hit the sergeant and knocked him to the ground. When the sergeant's colleagues intervened, the attackers fled in a Buick Rendezvous after taking the sergeant's gun, police said.

Texas Constable Killed in Fistfight at Haunted House Attraction

November 3, 2014
Constable White was punched in the face and fell to the ground, unresponsive. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

D.C. Officer Attacked by Ax-Wielding Man

October 31, 2014
“Unprovoked, the man armed with an ax did swing at the officer,” Araz Alali, a spokesman for the D.C. Police department told the Washington Post. “He ambushed a police officer. This was not direct enforcement. This was completely unprovoked.”

NYPD Officer Wounded in Hatchet Attack Cheered by Comrades as He Leaves Hospital

October 30, 2014
Officer Kenneth Healey, his head and right arm bandaged, was wheeled out of Jamaica Hospital about 3:30 p.m. as 200 uniformed officers clapped and cheered and members of a police bagpipe band played Irish tunes. More Here.

Video: NYPD Officer Wounded in Hatchet Attack Cheered by Comrades as He Leaves Hospital

October 30, 2014
Officer Kenneth Healey, his head and right arm bandaged, was wheeled out of Jamaica Hospital about 3:30 p.m. as 200 uniformed officers clapped and cheered and members of a police bagpipe band played Irish tunes.

The Myth of the Unarmed Man

October 27, 2014

If you don't believe media bias plays a role in how Americans interpret use of force by law enforcement, try this simple test. Do a Google search for "police officer kills unarmed man." I did and I got 179,000 results. Searching for "unarmed man attacks police officer," I got this message: "No results found."

Video: NYPD Says Hatchet Attack an Act of Terror

October 24, 2014
A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack.

NYPD: Hatchet Attack an Act of Terror

October 24, 2014
A broad-daylight hatchet assault on a group of New York police officers -- leaving one critically injured with a head wound -- was carried out by a self-radicalized convert to Islam in what officials Friday termed a terrorist attack.

Video: NYC Hatchet-wielding Attacker Might Have Terrorism Ties

October 24, 2014
The NYPD has issued a patrol bulletin alerting officers to be in a state of heightened awareness as officials investigate possible terrorism ties to the man who attacked two officers with a hatchet.

NYC Hatchet Attacker Might Have Terrorism Ties

October 24, 2014
The NYPD has issued a patrol bulletin alerting officers to be in a state of heightened awareness as officials investigate possible terrorism ties to the man who attacked two officers with a hatchet. The video shows the man's attack. More Here.

Man Charged for Giving Minnesota Officer "Wet Willie"

October 23, 2014
An intoxicated man home on leave from the Air Force thought it would be a good idea to give a Minnesota police officer a double "Wet Willie." It was not.

New York Officers Hit with Hatchet, Suspect Killed

October 23, 2014
The officer was slashed in the head and taken to Jamaica Hospital, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Man Gets 105 Years for Shooting Georgia Officer at Traffic Stop

October 14, 2014
James Albert Phillips, 36, was found guilty of 12 charges, including criminal attempt to commit murder, aggravated battery, trafficking in methamphetamine, criminal damage to property, four counts of possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, and four counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon,

Video: Protesters Burn Flag After Police Shooting in St. Louis

October 10, 2014
Protesters took to St. Louis streets for a second night Thursday after an off-duty officer killed a teen who fired at him three times, authorities said.

Protesters Burn Flag After Police Shooting in St. Louis

October 10, 2014
Protesters took to St. Louis streets for a second night Thursday after an off-duty officer killed a teen who fired at him three times, authorities said. Protesters also burned at least one American flag. More Here.

Indiana Woman Bites Officer During Arrest, Says She Has Hepatitis

September 26, 2014
A New Castle, Ind., woman bit a police officer in the calf while she was being arrested during a public intoxication call, police say.

Texas Deputy Shoved Off Bridge During DWI Stop Recovering

September 23, 2014
Martin was pushed at least 18-feet off a bridge early Saturday morning on Farm-to-Market Road 616 near Lolita after pulling over a man suspected to be driving while intoxicated.

2 Suspects Arrested in Hit-and-Run That Critically Injured New York Officer

September 23, 2014
Morizsan has been charged with carjacking a Toyota Camry, assault on a police officer, and leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in serious physical injury. In addition he was wanted on three open warrants for violation of probation and petit larceny.

New Orleans Officer Shot Several Times is Recovering at Hospital

September 14, 2014
A New Orleans Police Department officer was shot several times Sunday about 1:40 a.m. while working a paid detail in front of a restaurant.

Video: $50k Reward Offered for the Killer of Pa. State Trooper

September 14, 2014
The reward for info leading to an arrest was increased to $50,000 on Sunday and it would appear investigators have few, if any, clues as to who was behind the attack.
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