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Man Shot After Lunging at N.Y. Officer With 2 Machetes

September 9, 2013
A New York Police Department officer shot a man who confronted him with two machetes Saturday evening in East Flatbush.

Knife-Wielding Woman Sues Cops Who Shot Her

June 24, 2013
A Bronx woman has sued the New York Police Department, claiming officers used excessive force when they shot her after she lunged at them with a knife. Joann Clarke claims officers were negligent when they shot her in the leg.

Shots Fired: Carbondale, Illinois 01/29/2007

June 14, 2013

When Officer John Doogan and his partner arrived at the cottage house on Beveridge Street, all they knew was that it was a domestic call and that such calls took all shapes and forms. Neither officer knew just how out of control things had gotten before their arrival and how bad things were about to get.

NYPD Cops Tackle Suicidal IRS Ranter

June 6, 2013
New York Police Department officers tackled a suicidal man on Thursday, after he ranted about the IRS and began slashing his wrists with a knife in a throng of tourists at Rockerfeller Center.

Crazed Knife-Wielding Employee Killed, Deputy Wounded at Va. Costco

May 30, 2013
A food-service employee who threatened two Loudoun County (Va.) Sheriff's deputies with a knife was shot and killed at a Costco warehouse store Wednesday.

Shots Fired: San Dimas, California 06/20/1989

May 15, 2013

Belmontez raised the knife and charged at the officers with rapid steps. That the man had a wooden leg had already been made known to Brown. What he didn't expect was that the 250-pound man had long ago become accustomed to walking with it.

Wis. Officer Stabbed In Neck, Suspect Arrested

April 11, 2013
A 25-year-old West Allis man was in custody Wednesday night, suspected in the stabbing of a Capitol police officer at the State Office Building in downtown Milwaukee.

Kansas May Legalize Switchblade Knives

April 4, 2013
A Kansas bill legalizing switchblade and stiletto knives headed to Gov. Sam Brownbeck's desk, after the state's Legislature passed it over the objections of law enforcement groups.

Inmate Fatally Stabs Federal C.O.

February 26, 2013
Officer Eric Williams, 34, was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. following the assault at United States Penitentiary-Canaan, a high security institution located near Waymart about 20 miles east of Scranton.

Calif. Man Entered Bar with Knife In Upper Body

February 5, 2013
A man who was fatally stabbed at a North Hollywood bar late Sunday reentered the tavern with the knife protruding from his upper body.

Naked Man with Sword and Rifle Told Calif. Cops To 'Kill Me'

January 2, 2013
San Jose Police on New Year's Day averted a potential lethal situation by safely arresting a mentally disturbed, naked man armed with a samurai-like sword and a loaded assault rifle.

Colo. Officer Attacked by Swordsman Leaves Hospital

November 13, 2012
The officer was attacked at 6 a.m. Saturday on the Auraria Campus near the Tivoli Student Center. He opened fire after the man refused to obey orders and swung the sword.

Video: Fla. Man Swings Machete In Police HQ, Gets TASERed

October 3, 2012
Dejuan Anderson, 20, entered Fort Myers (Fla.) Police headquarters at 7:20 a.m. and asked for an officer by name. Anderson began swinging his edged weapon until an officer TASERed him.

A Flash of Metal: Edged Weapon Attacks

October 3, 2012

A Houston Police officer who shot a wheelchair-bound man who had attacked him with a pen has been roasted by media outlets who fail to grasp the dangers of edged weapons.

Man Swings Machete In Police HQ

October 3, 2012

Fort Myers (Fla.) Police officers subdued a man who began swinging a machete in the lobby of the station on Wednesday morning. Read the full story here.

Shots Fired: Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 04/28/2007

September 18, 2012

The duo approached the house where they found the front door standing half-way open. The two officers stepped across the threshold and into the living room, and they picked up sight of a male adult darting toward the back of the house.

Video: S.C. Deputy Shoots Knife-Wielding Attacker

August 30, 2012
A Clarendon County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot a man who attacked him with a seven-inch butcher knife while he was citing a motorist for speeding.

Knife Attack at S.C. Traffic Stop

August 30, 2012

A Clarendon County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot a man who attacked him with a seven-inch butcher knife while he was citing a speeder during a traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Dairy Queen Clerk Shoots, Kills Sword-Wielding Robber

August 21, 2012
Video surveillance footage has confirmed the account of the clerk of a Las Vegas Dairy Queen, who fatally shot a robbery suspect who threatened him with a samurai-type sword.

Times Square Shooting Suspect Threatened Cops In 2008

August 13, 2012
The man who was fatally shot by New York City police officers after he lunged at them with a knife had threatened officers during a similar incident in 2008, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday during a news conference.
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