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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.

Injured NY Cop Cheered As He Leaves Hospital

December 17, 2010
Bagpipes serenaded NYPD Officer Ricardo Ramirez as he carefully walked out of a Manhattan hospital Friday morning, about two months after he was shot in the stairwell of a Brooklyn apartment.

Idaho Cop Shot In Head While Serving Warrant

December 17, 2010
On Friday, the officer, a three-year member of the agency, was talking and alert. The suspect shot himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Motorist Helped Ohio Officer During Attack

December 16, 2010
Otto Coleman, 64, resisted and assaulted Dayton Police Officer Jonathan Seiter during a vehicle stop, before a passing motorist pulled over, exited her vehicle and began striking Coleman in the head until the officer could control the man.

Cops Arrest Suspect Who Shot Off-Duty NYPD Detective In Buttocks

December 14, 2010
Samuel Ventura, 20, has been arrested in Connecticut for allegedly firing a round into a New York Police detective's buttocks, after the officer attempted to play peacekeeping during a fender bender.

Suspect Jumps California Deputy Responding to 911 Hang-Up

December 14, 2010
Deputy Traci Salmon, 31, was violently attacked and TASERed at the front door of a mountainous residence, before escaping. The suspect was later arrested.

$10,000 Reward Set for Philly Officer's Shooter

December 14, 2010
Police are seeking Naisul Martinez, 20, who is suspected to be involved in a Friday incident. After stopping a vehicle, four men bolted from the vehicle, and the officer gave chase. He was struck by two rounds in the shoulder, as he climbed a fence.

Escaped Inmate Who Assaulted Deputy Faces 29 Counts

December 8, 2010
Ainsworth, 24, faces one count of attempted murder for allegedly firing the deputy's stolen handgun at a woman who tried to intervene during his brazen escape from Dominican Hospital on Nov. 29.

Prisoner Escorts Require Two Officers

December 8, 2010
If one wants to find issue or place blame, I would look toward the policies and judgment of the agency's administration. Why was there only one officer escorting this inmate? Even Sheriff Phil Wowak has said his office will re-evaluate their prisoner-escort policy of one inmate, one deputy.

Two Marshals Burned As Suspect Ignites Self

December 7, 2010
The incident occurred about 8 a.m. in the Logan Circle area, as marshals were trying to serve a warrant on a man who had failed to appear at a Superior Court hearing.

NFL Fan Charged In DUI Wreck That Injured Officer

December 7, 2010
The impact knocked the cruiser into the front yard of a home, and the injured passenger-side officer needed to be cut out of the vehicle.

Trespassing Suspect Arrested After Causing Officer to TASER Himself

December 6, 2010
A woman who scuffled with officers who had followed her into a Chicago home caused an officer to stun himself, after being struck in the pinky finger with one of the probes
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