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Suspect Attacks Ind. Cops with Large Knife

November 18, 2011

Lafayette (Ind.) Police officers fatally shot a suspect who attacked them with a large knife, after a four-mile pursuit on Oct. 19 in this dash-cam video.

Calif. Gang Member Convicted for Nearly Killing Undercover Cop

November 17, 2011
A California gang member who nearly killed an undercover police officer is expected to receive at least 50 years in prison, after a jury found him guilty.

Tensions Between Occupiers and Police Intensify In U.S. Cities

November 14, 2011
Tensions between Occupiers and police intensified over the weekend in Portland, Oakland, Denver, and other U.S. cities as municipalities stepped up their efforts to remove the protesters from city property. Several officers were assaulted by protesters during the incidents.

Okla. Man Gets Life for Ambushing Officer

November 9, 2011
A district judge told Hector Escalante the citizens of Oklahoma City are "lucky to have you off the streets," before giving him a life sentence for ambushing Officer Katie Lawson.

Man Convicted of Trying to Kill Calif. Cops with Booby Traps

November 8, 2011
A Riverside man with a murderous grudge who tried to kill Hemet police during a series of attacks in 2010 was convicted today of four counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and numerous other felonies.

N.Y. Bodybuilder Dies After Fighting Cops

November 3, 2011
The Colonie (N.Y.) Police officers who subdued a weightlifter who later died appear to have acted appropriately, according to Chief Steven Heider. Responding officers stopped Chad Brothers, 32, who was tearing up a Gold's Gym in a one-man riot on Monday.

Tenn. Deputy Shoots Man with Sword

November 3, 2011
A Hawkins County (Tenn.) Sheriff's deputy shot a man who lunged at him with a short-bladed sword, after the deputy repeatedly asked him to drop the weapon.

Ohio Man Gets Six Years for Striking Cop with Truck

November 3, 2011
A Summit County judge Thursday sentenced a 35-year-old Doylestown man to six years in prison after he was found guilty of aggravated vehicular assault for hitting a Springfield Township police officer and fleeing the scene.

9-Year-Old School Bus Rider Hurled Chair at Deputy

November 1, 2011
The girl jumped off the bus, spit at staff members, and threw pieces of asphalt at the bus. She also retrieved a metal chair from a nearby yard and threw it at a Lee County Sheriff's deputy.

Tampa Occupiers Scuffle with Officers

October 28, 2011
Three Occupy Tampa protesters were arrested and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, after they scuffled with police during a confrontation at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park early Friday.

FBI Releases 2010 LEOKA Report

October 25, 2011
While on duty in 2010, 56 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed, 72 died in accidents, and more than 53,000 were assaulted, according to data in the "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted" report.

Utah Implements Blue Alert System

October 20, 2011
On Monday, Utah becomes the tenth state in the country to implement a Blue Alert—an Amber Alert-style warning system designed to get the public looking for suspects who assault police officers.

SRO's Body Armor Stops Student's Knife Attack

October 20, 2011
A North Carolina school resource officer's body armor absorbed the blade of an 8-inch knife a student stuck into the officer's back.

Surviving Vehicle Ambushes

October 17, 2011

The vehicle, the patrol car, the "shop," is obviously what distinguishes the vehicle ambush from other types of attacks. It also gives you instant mobility to get out of the kill zone. In keeping with the suggested tactics for lethal force encounters the vehicle helps you move and create distance.

NYPD Cop Jams Finger In Gun's Hammer, Stops Assault

October 9, 2011
A quick-handed NYPD sergeant likely saved his own life when he stopped a man's revolver from firing by sticking his right ring finger between the hammer and cylinder.

Wis. Cop Injured When Drunk Driver Plows Into Cruiser's Rear

October 3, 2011
Officer Jeff Everetts required staples in his head, following the crash at 11:15 p.m. while he conducted a traffic stop. A 23-year-old Green Bay woman was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor operating while intoxicated.

No Bail for Ex-Marine Who Shot Fla. Deputy

October 3, 2011
On Monday, Judge Walter Heinrich revoked bail that had initially been set at $65,000 for Matthew Lane Buendia, who fired at Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy Deputy Lyonelle De Veaux on Friday.

Ore. Cop Shot In Face Returns To Duty

September 28, 2011
Officer Steven Dodds has been rehabilitating himself since Jan. 23, when he pulled over a 1984 Dodge Ram owned by David Durham of Portland. Dodds, who returned to the job on Monday, is assisting with the Detectives Unit and is expected to return to full duty.

Texas Cop Shot by Suicidal Man

September 15, 2011
Officer Kevin James was shot in the arm after responding to the 8:43 a.m. call. A second call came in at 8:50 a.m. reporting that two people had been shot. The officer arrived shortly afterward, and was immediately met with gunfire.

Marshals Arrest Felon Who Shot New Orleans Cop

September 15, 2011
The suspect who shot a New Orleans Police officer during a traffic stop has been arrested, after sheriff's deputies and officers from the U.S. Marshals office. Troy Armstead, 24, was taken into custody late Tuesday, after he shot Officer Terrance Hilliard in the hand.
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