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Meals on Wheels Visit? No, Elderly Detroit Couple Carjacked

September 30, 2010
Laverne and Blow Harris, both 73, told police they were in their driveway on Longfellow near Rosa Parks Boulevard just before 10 a.m. when the two men pulled up in the truck — stolen, police said, from the northeast side of the city — and told them they were delivering meals.

Chicago Carjacker Opens Fire on Officers

September 12, 2010
The 10-year veteran was hit in his ballistic vest and shoulder while returning to a marked patrol car after responding to a disturbance call. The suspect who carjacked a vehicle earlier in the evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

California Officer Takes 60 Units of Blood After Gunshot

August 28, 2010
Fremont officer Todd Young, 39, and a fellow officer had tried to arrest Andrew Barrientos, 20, who was wanted for a string of crimes. Young, who required 60 units of blood during surgery, is in critical but stable condition.

California Cop, Corrections Officer Arrested in Kidnap, Rape Case

April 5, 2010
According to Sgt. David McBride of the Ontario Police Department, the woman was walking to her car in the parking lot of Ontario Mills Mall when Westminster police Det. Anthony Nicholas Orban and California Corrections Officer Jeff Thomas Jelinek approached her.

Grand Theft Auto and Gangs

March 25, 2010
Gang members, especially juveniles, receive little incarceration and lots of probation for car crimes. To gang members this is like a dog with rubber teeth, lots of bark but no bite. Almost every gang member I came in contact with in East Los Angeles and South Central Los Angeles had several prior convictions for some type of car theft.

Transient Who Killed Los Angeles Airport Officer Gets Life

January 17, 2010
William Sadowski, 51, carjacked officer Thomas Scott's patrol vehicle in April 2005, dragging the officer for a quarter of a mile before striking a fire hydrant, killing the officer instantly.

New Orleans Officer Run Over by Carjacking Suspect Recovering from Injury

September 15, 2009
A New Orleans police officer mowed down by a carjacking suspect he was trying to apprehend last week is still recovering from a fractured arm, the commander of the New Orleans Police Department's 2nd District said Tuesday.

Plainclothes N.C. Cop Carjacked, Pursuit Ends in Fiery Fatal Crash

January 9, 2009
Police say that in their haste to get away, robbery suspects crashed one car and then carjacked an SUV from a plainclothes Gastonia police officer.

N.C. Carjacking Suspect Smacked with Frozen Turkey

November 25, 2008
Fred L. Ervin got his Thanksgiving turkey early this year. A passer-by armed with a frozen turkey used the bird as a cudgel upside Ervin's head Sunday while coming to the rescue of a woman outside a grocery store on Sunday, Fuquay-Varina police say.

Atlanta Carjack Suspect Shot Dead on I-85

September 18, 2008
A carjacking suspect was shot and killed by a DeKalb County police officer early Thursday along I-85 in northeast Atlanta, police said.

Suspect Fires at Police But Hits Auto Theft Suspect

September 11, 2008
An unknown assailant fired at New Orleans police officers Monday night after they interrupted an apparent auto theft, but the bullet hit one of the alleged thieves, according to police.

Fatal Errors: Surviving Traffic Duty

January 1, 2005

It is easy to get careless while engaged in something you do a great deal. If you are a uniformed police officer and don’t work in a jail, chances are that traffic and vehicles are the bread and butter of your existence.

Grand Theft Cop Car

October 1, 2003

Complacency can kill. Whether it's something as mundane as not wearing your seat belt while driving or not wearing body armor during a high-risk entry, failure to take preventive measures can have disastrous results.

Temporary Insanity

June 1, 2002

Every officer on the New Orleans Police Department knows instinctively when Carnival season begins. No one needs to check the calendar. It's in the air like the smell of alcohol and the laughter of excited crowds gathering on the streets of the Vieux Carre (the French Quarter).

Texas Breakout

March 1, 2001

The suspect's actions, tactics used, and weapon information is something every SWAT or patrol officer needs to be aware of.

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