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Utah Officer Wounded in Raid

August 26, 2010
A South Jordan, Utah, police officer was shot early Thursday during a multi-law enforcement agency raid on the residence of a South Salt Lake man wanted for parole violation.

Fleeing Shoplifter Body-Slams Philly Officer

August 19, 2010
A man caught shoplifting in a Rite-Aid by a Philadelphia police lieutenant grabbed the officer, flipped him over body-slammed him before running out of the store.

Dragged Massachusetts Officer Will Fully Recover

August 17, 2010
Salem PD's Dave Hyatt stopped a vehicle, after the driver and passenger yelled obscenities about his traffic direction. While taking an ID from a female passenger, driver William Manning accelerated, catching the officer's arm and dragging him several yards before he fell to the ground.

Domestic Violence Suspect Fatally Shot After Fighting Officers

August 17, 2010
Seattle police officers who arrived at a grocery store Monday evening to question a domestic-violence suspect fatally shot the man, after he fought with them and pulled a gun from his waistband.

Gunman Ignites Ammo-Laden Truck, Fires at Texas PD Station

August 17, 2010
A gunman reportedly set fire to a vehicle outside of the McKinney (Texas) PD station and then began firing as passing vehicles with a semiautomatic rifle.

Man Attacks Boston Transit Officer With Silver Cane

August 10, 2010
Henry L. Alexander is accused of yelling at the officer at 7:15 a.m., as he walked from his personal vehicle. The man saw the officer later, after the officer changed into uniform, and swung the cane at the officer's head, knocking off his uniform cap.

Punch-and-Run Attacker Injures NYPD Officer

August 5, 2010
An NYPD officer was severely injured earlier this week by a man who reportedly blindsided him with a punch to the face.

Safer Strikes

August 5, 2010

Trading blood with suspects is not a good idea - even if you do knock them out with your punch. Instead, learn four strikes that can lessen the likelihood of injury and transfer of blood.

Ohio Officer Punched During Traffic Stop

July 27, 2010

An Ohio man was arrested for allegedly attacking a police officer during a traffic stop. Eric German faces charges including assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. The officer was hospitalized after the incident. Video via YouTube (Associated Press).

Intoxicated S.C. Woman Kicks Officers During Motel Arrest

July 26, 2010
An intoxicated woman who had screamed at people, thrown items and tried to kick another guest kicked an officer who took her into custody at the Sea Hawk Motel in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Shots Fired: Bozeman, Montana 06/02/2006

July 26, 2010

Gottfried had made threats to his ex-girlfriend that he would kill her and any cop that tried to come between them. Lt. McLane didn't know that when he pulled him over for speeding.

Arizona Man Gets 115 Years for Shooting Female Cop

July 21, 2010
On Tuesday Aaron Baka Lopez, 37, was sentenced to 115 years in prison for shooting and wounding Officer Jennifer Moore of the Phoenix Police Department in 2008.

Plan For an Unexpected Assault

July 19, 2010
You have read about the alarming and ever increasing ambush assaults on police officers. Whether you are on the job, in the academy, or on vacation you should have a plan. Police officers train for the active shooter call but what happens if you are the target in the hot zone?

Oakland PD Searches for Apartment Sniper

July 19, 2010
Oakland police officers were searching for a gunman, who fired several shots at officers Sunday evening from an apartment.

Philly Police Recover 'Scary' Arsenal at Scene of Officer Shooting

July 17, 2010
Weapons dropped by fleeing suspects included an AK-47, SKS carbine and Glock pistol. Inside a van were two Bushmaster AR-15 assault-type rifles, a TEC-9 semiautomatic pistol, a Taurus PT24 pistol, and another Glock.

Off-Duty Officer Arrests Oakland Man Who Hurled Infant Into Traffic

July 12, 2010
The officer saw a man later identified as John Taylor Jr., hurl the 18-month-old girl into traffic, where she was hit by a vehicle. The officer helped remove the girl, who was determined to be the suspect's child, from underneath the vehicle. She escaped major injury.

Illinois Mob Attacks Officers With Illegal Fireworks

July 6, 2010
Officers responded on three separate occasions to the housing complex. Police used pepper-ball guns and at one point pursued attackers in an attempt to restore order.

Two Arrested For 7 Violent Attacks On California Department

July 4, 2010
On Friday, 78 federal agents and officers raided the homes of Nicholas John Smit, 40, and Steven Hansen, 36. Smit was charged with attempted murder of a police officer and building a potentially deadly booby trap and targeting law enforcement officers.

Booby Traps

June 30, 2010

Often engineered with little more than rudimentary know-how, real world booby traps may lack the sophisticated engineering of those in the "Saw" films, yet prove every bit as lethal.

Shoplifter Spits Blood at California Cops

June 28, 2010
A Chula Vista (Calif.) police officer scuffled with a shoplifting suspect at a J.C. Penney Saturday in an incident that escalated to the suspect spitting blood into the officer's face.
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