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Wounded Texas Officer Released From Hospital

July 2, 2013
The Granbury (Texas) Police officer who was wounded in a shootout with a wanted sex offender left the hospital Monday afternoon. Officer Chad Davis was shot in the upper right arm during the gun battle with Ricky Don McCommas.

Texas Sex Offender Kills Deputy, Wounds Officer

July 1, 2013
A fugitive sex offender fatally shot a Texas deputy serving a warrant and later wounded a municipal officer in a city hall shootout that also left the suspect dead.

LAPD Releases Video of Suspected Ambush Shooter

June 27, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck released surveillance video and images showing the suspect who ambushed two undercover detectives Tuesday morning outside the Wilshire Division station.

Threats Rise To LAPD Officers

June 27, 2013
Los Angeles' crime rates may be going down but as the events of Tuesday revealed all too painfully, violent crimes against police officers are going up.

Suspect Who Shot LAPD Gang Cop Found Dead

June 26, 2013
Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officers found the man who shot and wounded a gang officer dead inside a South Los Angeles home Wednesday morning.

Undercover LAPD Detectives Ambushed at Station

June 25, 2013
Two undercover LAPD detectives were wounded in an ambush Tuesday morning, after a gunman opened fire on them as they waited to enter the Wilshire Division station.

Fla. Cops Remove Unruly Woman from Plane

June 24, 2013
A U.S. Airways flight was delayed for almost an hour Sunday, as Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Police officers removed an unruly woman who cursed and assaulted one of the officers.

Ambushed Mo. Cop: He Looked Me In the Eye and Fired

June 13, 2013
A St. Louis police commander on special patrol to curb a spike in street violence said a suspect looked him "dead in the eye" and fired a pistol at him in his unmarked vehicle.

New Ala. Law Criminalizes Attacks On Police Dogs

June 6, 2013
The law makes it a misdemeanor to harass or interfere with a police or search and rescue dog in the performance of its duties. Harassment could include distracting a dog by shouting, throwing an object, shining a flashlight or tossing out food.

The Will To Survive

June 5, 2013
Of the components of the will to survive, none is more important than mindset. How often have we seen a man of lesser skillsets come out the survivor of some confrontation simply because he refused to go down?

NYPD Sgt. Arrests 2 at Scene Where He Was Shot

May 29, 2013
A New York City police officer arrested two wanted suspects during a visit to the Brooklyn neighborhood where he was shot in the head more than a year ago.

Colo. Officer OK After Man Fires AR-15 at T-Stop

May 28, 2013
A Longmont (Colo.) Police officer wasn't hurt after a man driving without headlights at night opened fire with an AR-15 during a traffic stop.

Texas Sheriff Wounded In Gunfight with Marine

May 28, 2013
Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane was wounded Sunday during a shootout with a Marine who had gone on a two-hour rampage in Texas that left two dead and five wounded.

N.J. Cop Arrested for Firebombing Supervisor's Home

May 24, 2013
An Edison (N.J.) Police officer with a history of disciplinary problems was charged today with five counts of attempted murder in the firebombing of a police supervisor's house earlier this week, authorities announced Thursday.

Dash Cam Shows Colo. Suspect Shooting Texas Deputy

May 22, 2013
Newly released dash-cam footage shows a Colorado murder suspect opening fire on the Texas deputy who stopped his black Cadillac in March.

FBI Agent Kills Knife-Wielding Boston Suspect In Fla.

May 22, 2013
A Boston FBI agent shot and killed a man suspected of a triple homicide on Wednesday who had ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Ibragim Todashev reportedly "just went crazy" during questioning at an Orlando apartment and attacked the agent with an edged weapon.

Va. Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Struck Officer

May 21, 2013
Norfolk (Va.) Police shot and killed the driver of a cream-colored Mercedes who struck an officer in a bank parking lot on Monday.

Can We Prevent the Next Chris Dorner?

May 21, 2013

Unlike most cornered suspects, the active, retired, or terminated cop who fights his former peers does so with a weapons cache that is wholly different from that of the usual suspects, one that comes with the experience, training, and tactical awareness unique to those who have worked in the profession.

Chicago Officer Dragged, Thrown from Vehicle

May 14, 2013
When she approached the vehicle, the driver grabbed her vest and drove off, authorities said. As the vehicle sped away, the officer was thrown from it and tumbled to the ground.

FBI: 47 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year

May 13, 2013
The number of officers feloniously killed on duty fell by about a third in 2012 when compared to the prior year, the FBI announced Monday. Preliminary data shows that 47 officers were killed in 2012, a 35-percent drop from the 72 killed in 2011.
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