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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.

Fresno Officer's Home Firebombed

September 6, 2011
Fire crews responded to a blaze at a Fresno Police officer's home on Monday evening, a day after several Molotov cocktails lobbed at the officer's home on Sunday evening caused the home to catch fire.

N.C. Deputy Assaulted While Helping Drowning Man

September 6, 2011
A Davidson County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy attempting to save a man drowning in a lake was punched by the man's brother. While patrolling the High Rock Lake area of Lexington, deputy Tim Smith was notified by a family member that a 21-year-old man had gone underwater.

Mass. Officer Shot Multiple Times During Jewelry Heist

September 6, 2011
The shooting, which occurred during a robbery at Musto Jewelers, comes about eight months after anther jewelry robbery in which a veteran Woburn Police officer was fatally shot.

Two LAPD Officers Injured In Glass Bottle Attack

September 6, 2011
A man was taken into custody shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday when a bottle struck the cruiser's window at Oxnard Street and Vineland Avenue. One officer was treated for cuts to the face and neck. The other sustained a cut to the cornea.

Two NYPD Cops Shot During Violent Labor Day Weekend

September 6, 2011
Two New York City police officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire on Labor Day that capped a violent weekend of shootings in Brooklyn and disrupted the annual West Indian Day Parade.

Fla. Officer Struck by Gunfire Fighting for Her Life

September 4, 2011
Michael Lester is accused of firing more than 20 rounds at Officer Stacy Lee Booth, 26, after the officer responded to his home. As she approached the house, Lester allegedly fired his SKS rifle, striking Officer Booth in the holster, abdomen, and right arm.

Video: Indy Chief Declares War on Those Who Shot Cop

August 29, 2011
An outraged Indianapolis Metro Police Chief Paul Ciesielski told a local media outlet his department has "declared war" on the suspect(s) who shot an officer in a drive-by on Saturday.

Cop Kills Suspected Armed Robber who Crashed Stolen Car Into House

August 29, 2011
A Duluth (Minn.) Police officer fatally shot a suspected armed robber during an exchange of gunfire at a home near where he had crashed a stolen vehicle after a pursuit.

Two Charged In Calif. Armored Car Holdup

August 29, 2011
Two of the three men who attempted to rob an armored truck in Pinole, Calif., and exchanged fire with police officers have been charged in connection to the Wednesday incident.
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