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Detroit Police Precinct Attack

January 29, 2011

The Detroit PD released a clip of narrated surveillance video from the Northwestern District station shooting. The clip shows a gunman striding into the station, and spraying volleys from a shotgun at surprised officers before being fatally wounded within inches of three of his victims. Source: Associated Press.

California Officer Shoots 16-Year-Old During Knife Attack

January 27, 2011
Three 16-year-old boys had robbed a 41-year-old woman of her cell phone and some personal items before being confronted by officers. One boy then grabbed, and stabbed, the officer.

Shot Oregon Cop Twice Decorated As Officer of the Year

January 24, 2011
Officer Steven Dodds, 45, is a decorated officer who was named Officer of the Year by his agency in 2009 and 2010.

Federal Bill Would Help Establish National Blue Alert

January 24, 2011
H.R. 365 would encourage states to set up Blue Alerts for attacks on officers that are similar to the Amber Alert system used to locate abducted children.

11 Officers Shot Over 24 Hours Causes Fear of 'War on Cops'

January 24, 2011
The past 24 hours have been especially dangerous for U.S. law enforcement with 11 officers shot in five states: Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington.

Detroit Police Station Shooter Wanted Suicide by Cop

January 24, 2011
Lamar Deshea Moore, 38, had been implicated in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a runaway teenage girl, when he opened fire on officers inside Northwestern station.

Oakland School Officer Shoots Screwdriver Attacker

January 24, 2011
The officers had approached a suspicious vehicle near Skyline High School on Saturday evening when the attack occurred.

Oregon Cop Critically Wounded at Traffic Stop

January 24, 2011
The 45-year-old officer was hit multiple times, after he pulled over a 1984 Dodge SUV for speeding along Highway 101. State troopers used spike strips to stop the vehicle about 40 miles south of Lincoln City and are searching for the suspect, who fled into the woods.

Four Detroit Officers Shot In Precinct Assault

January 23, 2011
Commander Brian Davis, Sgt. Ray Saati, Officer David Anderson and a female sergeant were struck by rounds from the gunman's pistol-grip shotgun. All are expected to recover.

Wash. Deputies Wounded In Walmart Gunfight

January 23, 2011
A female deputy who entered the chaotic scene ended the gunfight by shooting the subject, after the man also shot a young woman who had run toward him.

Indianapolis Officer Shot By Felon Fights for Life

January 23, 2011
Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Moore was shot twice in the face during a Sunday morning traffic stop, and remained in a coma in critical condition Sunday evening.

Miami-Dade Detectives Killed Serving Murder Warrant

January 20, 2011
Miami-Dade Police Detectives Roger Castillo and Amanda Haworth were shot and killed while serving a warrant to a man recently paroled from prison and wanted in connection to an October homicide. Castillo died at the scene, and Haworth succumbed later in surgery.

Parolee Shoots L.A. County Deputy In the Face

January 13, 2011
Nestor Torres, a shot-caller with the Lott Stoners gang, shot Ahmed, 27, as the officer approached him. The training officer then returned fire, killing Torres.

Stopping Gun Grabs

January 11, 2011

When asked to demonstrate weapon retention, most officers place both hands on their holstered handgun and move their hips violently from side to side. This technique is good. But before you are able to react in this manner, the suspect can bridge the open space between you, lower his shoulders, and extend his hands to touch your holstered firearm. Try using a technique that provides a faster reaction.

Florida Man Convicted of Attempting to Kill Deputy In Apartment

January 10, 2011
A six-member jury convicted Miguel Serrano on all nine counts, including attempted second-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and attempted felony murder, burglary of a dwelling and robbery.

Florida Deputy Returns to Duty Following Knife Attack

January 10, 2011
An Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy returned to duty today, slightly more than two months after he was stabbed in the neck by a suspect during a robbery at a convenience store.

California Adds Blue Alert for 2011

January 9, 2011
The state's Emergency Alert System, much like the Amber Alert, would be activated as a Blue Alert if an officer is killed, injured or assaulted; a suspect poses an immediate danger to the public or law enforcement; a detailed description of a suspect's vehicle or license plate is available for broadcast; or further information would help accelerate apprehension.

Wheelchair-Riding Vandal Shot After Stabbing SF Cop

January 4, 2011
Officers who responded to a report of a man vandalizing city vehicles in front of the San Francisco Behavioral Health Services building stabbed one of the officers, the man was shot with a less-lethal beanbag round, and then a handgun when he didn't surrender.

TASER Ends Chase After Vehicle Hits Colorado Officer

January 4, 2011
An officer who suffered minor injuries when he was struck in a chain-reaction accident caused by a fleeing suspect is expected to fully recover.

California Officer Head-butted, Kicked During Arrest

January 4, 2011
A Palo Alto (Calif.) Police officer was head-butted in the face and kicked in the testicles early on New Year's Day while trying to arrest a man suspected of public drunkenness.
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