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Pa. Officer Dragged 50 Feet Is Uninjured

February 17, 2011
The officer approached three people loitering in the pavilion of Midway Park. They fled to a silver four-door sedan, and the officer tried to stop a fourth person from getting into the car.

Horse-Drawn Trolley Driver Punches Officer

February 16, 2011
Police found a half-empty bottle of vodka in Robert Warne's pocket when they searched him. His blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.07 percent when he was arrested.

Paramus Officer Hopes She's 'Coming Back To Work'

February 11, 2011
Officer Rachel Morgan wrote a note to Acting Police Chief Christopher Brock communicating her desire to return to patrol, writing "Tell me I'm coming back to work,"

6 Errors Police, Hospitals Make When Handling Prisoners

February 11, 2011

Watch out for these six pitfalls, when you're transporting a prisoner in or out of a medical facility.

Idaho Officer Shot In the Face

February 10, 2011
Jerome PD's Officer Dennis Clark attempted to stop Chris Taylor. Taylor, 29, failed to stop and led officers on a five-mile, high-speed pursuit that ended when Taylor lost control of his car and rolled the vehicle into a farm field.

We Need to Harden Police Targets

February 10, 2011
The litany of attacks on police stations is lengthy, having occurred in cities, suburbs, and rural areas alike. For every attack, there are undoubtedly countless more close calls, many we probably don't even know about.

Man Who Shot Paramus Officer Turned Gun On Himself

February 7, 2011
The 23-year-old north New Jersey man who shot a Paramus (N.J.) Police officer after a vehicle pursuit on Sunday turned the gun on himself during the gunfight, suffering severe brain damage.

DUI Suspect Drags Kentucky Officer

February 7, 2011
Frankfort (Ky.) Police Officer Byron Redmon pulled over a truck driven by Russell Wheat, who put the truck in reverse while talking with Officer Redmon. The officer kept up with the truck, before being dragged when Wheat pulled the truck forward.

Of Bipeds, Fangs, and the Need for Dentu-Creme

February 4, 2011
There are few things in life that can get literally and figuratively under one's skin like a bite. The mere thought of a sentient human being making a conscious decision to rend the flesh of another with his teeth - well, that's just wrong.

Gun Grabs: 3 Techniques

February 1, 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 is a good technique. Here are three additional techniques that can help you keep your duty weapon out of the hands of the bad guy. For the full story, read "Stopping Gun Grabs."

Edged Weapons

February 1, 2011

Gang members on the street and inside prisons acquire edged weapons to use in close-quarter attacks on rival gang members or law enforcement officers. Street gang members typically will use fixed-blade knives, daggers, folding knives, butterfly knives or other utility tools, while inmates fashion their own jail-made shanks and other weapons from boot reinforcements, bed wiring, and other materials. Don't miss POLICE gang expert Rich Valdemar's "Edged Weapons and Gang Culture" blog post.

NFL Player Tasered, After Grabbing Officer's Crotch

February 1, 2011
After pulling him over, the officer asked Everson Griffen for his license, which turned out not to be valid. He reportedly then told them "he did not want to go back to jail" and sprinted away from the officers, who caught up with him. Griffen was Tasered after he allegedly grabbed the officer in the groin area.

Saving Police Lives

February 1, 2011

The odds of you dying in a traffic accident are much higher than the odds of you being shot while restrained in your car.

Prison Shanks

February 1, 2011
The jail-made "shank" is fashioned from this material by sharpened by scraping the metal on concrete floors. A handle is fashioned from paper or cloth. Since the length of the shank is small, the handle is often held in the palm of the fist with the blade protruding from between the middle and ring fingers like a push dagger.

Edged Weapons and Gang Culture

February 1, 2011
Edged-weapon gang culture flourished most prominently in American jails and prisons. Every inmate is expected to be able to defend himself. Gang members take this to mean they must be armed with an edged weapon.

Bar Patron Shot After Striking Indianapolis Cop With Vehicle

January 31, 2011
Officer Deanne Pulley, a 21-year veteran, was struck twice by the vehicle driven by Michelle Marsh, 31, outside of Lizards Pub and Grill at about 10 p.m. Sunday. Pulley's partner, Officer Christin Rudell, returned fire, striking Marsh in the abdomen.

California Gang Detective Wounded By Gunfire From Vehicle

January 30, 2011
The detective driving the vehicle was struck once in the upper torso by gunfire and was immediately transported to a local hospital by his partner. He's 30 years old, a seven-year member of LBPD and expected to fully recover.

Washington Corrections Officials Respond to Officer's Slaying

January 30, 2011
On Monday, the state's top correctional official told POLICE Magazine the agency was well aware of Byron Sherf's violent past and allowed him additional access privileges, because he had shown good behavior. It was one reason Sherf was transferred to the medium-security Monroe facility.

PETA Donation Assists Wounded N.J. K-9

January 29, 2011
After learning that a K-9 dog named Jordon was shot in the chest during a standoff between Salem (N.J.) Police and a suspect on on Wednesday, staffers from the animal-rights group PETA are chipping in and sending a contribution to the Salem County K-9 Association.

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.

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