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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.

Woman With Oversized Carry-On Attacks LAX Cop

June 26, 2010
When officers arrived, the woman was sitting in her seat, and refused to exit the aircraft, which required an officer to remove her. The officer was treated for scratches to the neck and face.

Wounded Anchorage Officer Looks Forward to Patrol Return

June 17, 2010
It began as a traffic stop early in the morning on June 9 by a veteran Anchorage police officer. Then the driver pulled a gun and shot officer Jean Mills twice. The suspect, fresh out of prison and wanted on new charges, fled.

Off-Duty N.Y. Officer Beaten in Road Rage Incident, Fires at Attackers

June 17, 2010
An off-duty MTA Bridges and Tunnels cop shot at a group of attackers - striking one - during an early-morning road rage beatdown in the Bronx on Wednesday, cops said.

Seattle Police Guild Says Videotaped Officer Did Nothing Wrong

June 16, 2010
Rich O'Neill, the union's president, said the officer "did nothing wrong" and "maybe waited a little too long to engage in force because I think he was trying to defuse the situation and calm people down and it was obvious from the audio anyway of the two individuals that they were not going to be calmed down. They were not going to comply in any way."

Video of Seattle Officer Punching Teen Posted On YouTube

June 15, 2010
The department announced today that it hasn't passed judgment on Officer Ian Walsh's actions until the investigation is complete. A video posted to YouTube Monday evening shows Walsh punching a 19-year-old girl who had grabbed him, as he was trying to arrest another teen at a South Seattle intersection.

Beaten Mass. Officer Says He Knew He Was in Trouble

June 15, 2010
"I knew I was in trouble when the guy punched his grandmother and aunt in front of me. It got so ugly I had to do something. I had him by the hand several times. Once they got me on the ground, they dragged me and had me against the building punching me and the open season began," Officer Eric Smith said.

Seattle Officer Punches Teen During Arrest

June 15, 2010

Seattle police are investigating an arrest in which Officer Ian Walsh is seen punching a 17-year-old girl in the face during the incident captured by a cell phone camera.

Off-Duty Michigan State Trooper Assists Wounded Officer in Shootout

June 11, 2010

Michigan State Trooper Kevin Caldwell never expected to exchange gunfire with anyone May 22, 2009 on his day off. But the law enforcement officer and ordained pastor who serves as a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve drew on training from both his occupations to aid a fellow officer taking fire from an enraged home owner.

Off-Duty Atlanta Officer Shot Breaking Up Robbery

May 30, 2010
Keith Roach intervened as three suspects were attempting to rob a man outside a Shell station. The situation escalated, as 9-10 shots were fired and Roach scuffled with one of the suspects.

Families Gather for Two Lawmen Wounded in West Memphis Shootout

May 21, 2010
In a sea of concerned faces at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis on Thursday, Shannon Busby's expression of relief stood out. Dick Busby, sheriff of Crittenden County, Ark., and her husband of 55 years, had been shot in the shoulder during the shootout in the West Memphis Walmart parking lot.

Accused Detroit Cop Killer's Prior Incidents With Officers Detailed

May 15, 2010
Jason Gibson, who was arraigned on 18 counts related to the shootout on Tuesday, faced a second arraignment Friday for failing to appear in court weeks prior to the shooting.

Woman Who Shot Dallas SWAT Officer Gets 45 Years

May 5, 2010
Former officer Carlton Marshall, who is now wheelchair bound, said he has forgiven Marisela Villa, even though he holds her responsible.

Minnesota Suspect Reportedly Admits: "We Smoked That Cop"

May 4, 2010
Sgt. Joseph Bergeron, 49, was still belted in his squad car when Jason J. Jones shot him once in the head, according to the criminal complaint. Hours later, a police officer fatally shot Jones after the suspect smashed him in the face with a cloth-wrapped bolt while being frisked.

14 of 17 Detained In Shooting of Arizona Deputy Are Suspected Illegals

May 1, 2010
Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louis Puroll was shot on Friday with an AK-47 during a patrol of a rugged desert area that's frequently traveled by drug and human smugglers.

Ex-Con Assaults Miami-Dade Officer With Cinder Block and Unmarked Patrol Car

April 25, 2010
Michael Paul Robertson assaulted Officer Carlos Castillo, while Robertson's girlfriend watched. Castillo, a detective and 15-year-veteran, had pulled over the ex-con, who fled.
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