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Ohio Officer Seriously Injured when Patrol Car Intentionally Rammed by Suspect's Truck

July 25, 2016
A Cuyahoga Falls, OH, police officer was seriously injured early Saturday morning when his vehicle was apparently intentionally rammed by a pickup truck. More Here.

Video: 2 Oregon Officers Injured by Explosion Near Patrol Car

July 25, 2016
Captain Slater said evidence nearby indicates that it was a device resembling a pipe bomb.

Columbus Officers Fired on During Early Thursday Call

July 21, 2016
Columbus, OH, police officers were targeted by gunfire early Thursday morning, according to police. Officers have not released a suspect description at this time and no injuries have been reported. More Here.

Video: Columbus Officers Fired on During Early Thursday Call

July 21, 2016
Columbus, OH, police officers were targeted by gunfire early Thursday morning, according to police. Officers have not released a suspect description at this time and no injuries have been reported.

Texas Corrections Officer Killed by Inmate at Maximum Security Prison

July 20, 2016
Correctional officer Mari Johnson, 55, was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead. She began working for the department in 2009.

Texas Governor Announces Police Protection Act

July 19, 2016
The proposal is punctuated by making it a hate crime for anyone to commit a crime against a law enforcement officer out of bias against the police. The governor will request that the Texas legislature pass the Police Protection Act in the 2017 legislative session.

Video: Ohio Officer Hospitalized After Cutting Mouth on Glass in Sandwich

July 19, 2016
A Columbus, OH, police officer was rushed to the hospital after officials say he cut his mouth after biting into a sandwich, which contained several shards of glass from a restaurant on East Long Street Monday afternoon.

Ohio Officer Hospitalized After Cutting Mouth on Glass in Sandwich

July 19, 2016
A Columbus, OH, police officer was rushed to the hospital after officials say he cut his mouth after biting into a sandwich, which contained several shards of glass from a restaurant on East Long Street Monday afternoon. More Here.

'Helluva' Shot Stopped Gunman in Baton Rouge, Officials Say

July 18, 2016
On Sunday, the Baton Rouge SWAT team's training kicked in and the team performed flawlessly in responding to an ambush on officers, an emotional Dabadie said at a press conference.

Gunman Shoots at 4 Baltimore Officers, Dies of Return Fire

July 15, 2016
A gunman with an AR-15-style rifle opened fire on four plainclothes police officers in an unmarked car Thursday night in West Baltimore, police said.

Video: North Carolina Officer Attacked Outside Police Station

July 8, 2016
Officer Matt Holton of the Greenville (NC) Police Department was attacked Wednesday night by a suspect who had been arrested for armed robbery.

North Carolina Officer Attacked Outside Police Station

July 8, 2016
Officer Matt Holton of the Greenville (NC) Police Department was attacked Wednesday night by a suspect who had been arrested for armed robbery. More Here.

Video: Marine Saves Memphis Officer from Attack

July 8, 2016
A Good Samaritan spotted a Memphis police officer in trouble Monday, so he stepped in to help.

Wounds That Never Heal

July 6, 2016

I asked about the suspect, and they told me they last observed him getting off of the elevator on the third floor. I notified dispatch and I headed to the third floor. The smart thing to do would have been to wait on my backup. But I was a rookie.

Ohio Officer Saved When Attacker’s Gun Misfires

June 30, 2016
The life of an Akron police officer may have been spared after a robbery suspect's gun misfired in Akron Tuesday morning.

Man Shot and Killed While Trying to Drown Georgia Trooper

June 27, 2016
Police say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man Saturday after he allegedly tried to drown another trooper Saturday night in Hall County.

Man Who Critically Wounded Denver Officer Sentenced to 52 Years

June 20, 2016
Denver police Sgt. Tony Lopez Jr. walked with a limp to a courtroom lectern Friday where he stood beside his wife and, for the first time, faced the man who nearly ended his life.

Teen Suspect Tries to Choke Out Mississippi Officer, Gets Body Slammed

June 7, 2016
Chief Linley said the juvenile attempted to put the officer in a chokehold while he was being subdued. At that point, the officer lifted up the teen and took him to the ground. More Here.

Footage Released of Wisconsin Officers Being Attacked by Suspect

June 7, 2016
Police dashcam video has been released showing several police officers being attacked by a suspect in Greenfield, WI, on May 29. Two officers were injured so badly they were rushed to the hospital. More Here.

Video: Teen Suspect Tries to Choke Out Mississippi Officer, Gets Body Slammed

June 7, 2016
Chief Linley said the juvenile attempted to put the officer in a chokehold while he was being subdued. At that point, the officer lifted up the teen and took him to the ground.
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