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Illinois Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Civilian Shoots at Suspect

September 14, 2018
"We were luckily (sic) enough to have a citizen on the street who's a concealed carry holder and he also engaged in gun fire with this offender who was struck one time and was taken to Cook County Hospital," Supt. Chlada said.

Passersby Aid Wounded Chicago Officer After Traffic Collision

July 23, 2018
A police officer suffered a head injury when the patrol car he was driving collided with another vehicle at an intersection early Saturday morning.

Good Samaritan Who Helped Wounded Idaho Officer Recounts Incident

July 3, 2018
Meridian (ID) Police Officer Kyle Mikowski was conducting a traffic stop when a gunman opened fire on him, but bystander Nedim Cavcic was there to render aid.

Civilian Driver Pursues Hit-and-Run Suspect Who Killed Cyclist

June 15, 2018
A civilian driver who witnessed the hit-and-run death of a female cyclist near the University of Indianapolis subsequently got into a hair-raising pursuit of the assailant. More Here.

Video: Civilian Driver Pursues Hit-and-Run Suspect Who Killed Cyclist

June 15, 2018
A civilian driver who witnessed the hit-and-run death of a female cyclist near the University of Indianapolis subsequently got into a hair-raising pursuit of the suspected assailant.

Video: Truck Driver Stops Man Wrestling Wyoming Trooper

June 4, 2018
Darren Phillips knew he had to help. So, he stopped his 18-wheeler in the passing lane to help the trooper who was struggling with a suspect grabbing for his gun.

3 Honored for Assisting Connecticut Officer After Stabbing

May 30, 2018
Kidik was released from the hospital last week after several rounds of surgery and is expected to make a full recovery. But “without a shadow of a doubt,” Deputy Chief Joseph Buyak said, “had Ms. Marciano, Mr. Dixon and Mr. Casanova not taken the action they did, Officer Kidik would have died.”

Man with Cane Trips Armed Suspect Running from Ohio Officers

May 7, 2018
"Bill was at a west Columbus library with his granddaughter. He was waiting outside to leave when he heard police sirens. He tells us he looked around and saw a man with his hand in his waistband running toward him. More Here.

Video: Man with Cane Trips Armed Suspect Running from Ohio Officers

May 7, 2018
"Bill was at a west Columbus library with his granddaughter. He was waiting outside to leave when he heard police sirens. He tells us he looked around and saw a man with his hand in his waistband running toward him.

Wisconsin Officer Kicked Unconscious Making Arrest, Nurse Takes Down Suspect

April 17, 2018
While the nurse was checking on the sergeant, she realized Boomsma was beginning to fight with the officer again, and that Boomsma was yelling about having a knife in her pocket. The nurse was concerned that Boomsma was going to stab the officer or the unconscious sergeant, so she body slammed her and held her until an officer could handcuff her. More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Kicked Unconscious Making Arrest, Nurse Takes Down Suspect

April 17, 2018
While the nurse was checking on the sergeant, she realized Boomsma was beginning to fight with the officer again, and that Boomsma was yelling about having a knife in her pocket. The nurse was concerned that Boomsma was going to stab the officer or the unconscious sergeant, so she body slammed her and held her until an officer could handcuff her.

Family Sues Woman who Shot, Killed Man Attacking Indiana Officer

April 17, 2018
Witnesses told investigators Holland was overpowering the officer, and that a witness shot Holland in the shoulder after fearing for the officer's life. First aid was administered but Holland was later pronounced dead at Dearborn County Hospital.

Video: Family Sues Woman who Shot, Killed Man Attacking Indiana Officer

April 17, 2018
Witnesses told investigators Holland was overpowering the officer, and that a witness shot Holland in the shoulder after fearing for the officer's life. First aid was administered but Holland was later pronounced dead at Dearborn County Hospital.

Video: Civilians Come to Aid of Arizona Officer in Struggle with Suspect

March 26, 2018
"I stood over his leg and lowered myself down a little to make sure he didn't get his foot up and kick the officer," said Erickson. "We then tried to grab his arm out from behind his back. Once we got his arms out, I asked (the officer) 'do you need me to hold his arms down so you can get your cuffs?'"

Civilians Come to Aid of Arizona Officer in Struggle with Suspect

March 26, 2018
"I stood over his leg and lowered myself down a little to make sure he didn't get his foot up and kick the officer," said Erickson. "We then tried to grab his arm out from behind his back. Once we got his arms out, I asked (the officer) 'do you need me to hold his arms down so you can get your cuffs?'" More Here.

Video: Man Steps in to Help MO Officer Arrest Resistive Suspect

February 15, 2018
A man received recognition this week for coming to the aid of a Kansas City, MO, officer who was struggling with a suspect resisting arrest.

Man Steps in to Help MO Officer Arrest Resistive Suspect

February 15, 2018
"He obviously put his life in peril to help me. It was very reassuring there are still people out there willing to jump in and help," Sgt. Simons said. More Here.

Armed Former Corrections Officer Aids North Carolina Cop in Subduing Resisting Suspect

February 15, 2018
Babbie, who left his eight-year job as a correctional sergeant with the N.C. Department of Public Safety last November for a career in automotive sales, parked behind the patrol car and emerged from his vehicle brandishing his .40 caliber Smith & Wesson towards the man attacking the officer.

Armed Civilian Helps Utah Officer End Attack

February 5, 2018
Springville Police said that officer asked Anderson multiple times to remove his hands from his pockets, for fear he had a weapon. When Anderson finally removed his hands, he used them to punch the officer in the face. More Here.

Video: Armed Civilian Helps Utah Officer End Attack

February 5, 2018
Springville Police said that officer asked Anderson multiple times to remove his hands from his pockets, for fear he had a weapon. When Anderson finally removed his hands, he used them to punch the officer in the face.
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