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Line-of-Duty Deaths: The War on Cops

July 25, 2011

A cursory glance at the numbers seemingly underscores such concerns. Thirty-one officers were feloniously shot and killed from January through mid-May 2011—a 34 percent increase over the same period a year before.

Parolee Fired on 2 Chicago Officers

July 21, 2011
A parolee has been charged with firing on two Chicago Police officers in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Daniel Jones, 27, is charged with firing on the officers who had approached him during an apparent drug deal with a second person.

Video: Arrested Walmart Couple Accused Officer of Treason

July 14, 2011
Anthony Scott Smith, 41, and his wife, Chrisanna Elizabeth Smith, 40, of Scottsdale, Arizona, were arrested July 8. They were charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and second-degree assault on a police officer.

Texas Officer Critically Wounded Answering "Shots Fired" Call

July 12, 2011
Snyder police officer Darrell Campbell was shot by an unidentified gunman at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Snyder Police Department.

Man Charged with Vehicular Murder of Texas Officer

July 11, 2011
John Wesley Nero, 30 of Beaumont, Texas, who’s accused of intentionally ramming a patrol car with his fleeing sport utility vehicle, killing a police officer, has been charged with capital murder.

Florida Man Who Rammed Cruiser Possessed Multitude of Drugs

July 7, 2011
Police discovered marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy in the vehicle of the 26-year-old man who rammed a St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police cruiser on Wednesday.

Attacks on LAPD Officers Up 42 Percent Over Last Year

June 29, 2011
Assaults on LAPD officers are up 42 percent from the same period last year, bringing the total to 97 attacks, Beck said. Officer involved shootings are up by 40 percent.

Drunk Wife Sprays Deputies with Breast Milk

June 28, 2011
Delaware County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputies were assaulted with an unusual weapon when they attempted to arrest an intoxicated, disorderly Ohio wife at a wedding reception hall.

N.Y. Cop Involved In Student's Shooting Sues Liquor Store

June 28, 2011
A Westchester County, N.Y., police officer has filed a lawsuit against the liquor store he says sold alcohol to a Pace University football player he fatally shot after being struck by a vehicle driven by the player.

N.Y. Deputies Serving Trespass Warrant Rammed with Farm Tractor

June 21, 2011
Vincent M. Cristaldi was charged with two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, one count of assaulting a police officer and one count of third-degree criminal mischief, all felonies; as well as one count of resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.

Countering In-Car Attacks

June 20, 2011

An assault could involve someone shooting into your patrol car or an assailant at the driver's window physically attacking you. Increased awareness and in-car self-defense training and tactical driving practice can help prepare you for this type of attack.

Mont. Militia Leader who Fired on Deputies Remains at Large

June 16, 2011
Fugitive militia leader David Burgert remained at large Thursday, as law enforcement personnel scaled back their search for the former Marine who had planned a gunfight with Missoula County Sheriff's deputies on Sunday.

Off-Duty Ga. Officer Robbed, Shot at Home

June 14, 2011
Officer Landers Burton, 32, was shot in the buttocks during an armed robbery at his Stone Mountain apartment complex early Monday. A 21-year-old suspect who had earlier been a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Boston Cop Wounded Exchanging Fire with Subject

June 14, 2011
A Boston Police officer was hospitalized after he exchanged fire with a man who threatened police after his girlfriend called 911 to report he had assaulted her. Officer Shawn Marando was hit in the leg when he was caught in the crossfire with Tyrone Cummings.

Angry Crows Dive-Bomb Washington Officers

June 13, 2011
A trio of crows who have nested near the Everett (Wash.) Police Department's north precinct station have been waging a fowl war on officers as they leave their patrol cars.

Body Armor Dramatization

June 10, 2011

This segment was produced for an upcoming NIJ body armor production by Shooters Productions. In this clip, Wheeling (W.Va.) Police Officer Brandi Alderman, actor Paul Jeffries, and actress Kimberly Monahan dramatize an actual incident narrated by the officer who lived it.

NYPD Officer Sued by Illegal Immigrant Who Stabbed Him in the Head

June 7, 2011
A hero NYPD cop was forced to relive the horror of his brush with death Monday under questioning by the psycho who stabbed him in the brain in a Brooklyn subway station.

Two Men Charged in Officer's Assault at Ohio State Block Party

May 27, 2011
A Franklin County, Ohio, grand jury has charged two of the three men believed to have assaulted a police officer during the Ohio State University Woodfest block party.

Model Estella Warren Kicks Cop, Escapes Station

May 24, 2011
Actress and model Estella Warren assaulted an officer and later escaped from the station during processing. Warren reportedly resisted arrest and kicked an officer, before she was placed in custody.

Video: S.C. Man Fights with Officer, Steals Cruiser

May 20, 2011
Arthur Lee Thompson Jr., 38, eventually crashed the officer's vehicle, when he plowed into a truck during the joyride that was captured on the officer's dash cam.
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