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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.

N.Y. Cops Justified In Killing Knife-Wielding Grandma

August 3, 2012
An officer was justified in shooting a woman who charged at police with knives after fatally stabbing her 4-year-old grandson, Buffalo's police commissioner said Thursday.

L.A. Sheriff's SWAT Team Arrests Machete-Wielding Man

July 16, 2012
A barricaded suspect who held another man hostage with a machete eventually surrendered after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's tactical unit was called out.

Alaska Cop Stabbed During Pat-Down

June 19, 2012
Two Anchorage (Alaska) PD police officers disarmed a suspect who attacked them with a knife during a pat-down search and took the man into custody.

Conn. Cop's Notebooks Stop Stab Attack

June 4, 2012
The notebooks in the shirt pocket of a New Britain (Conn.) Police Department officer blocked the blade of a knife from a suspect who also stabbed another officer during a domestic disturbance call.

Calif. Deputies Shoot, Kill Pitchfork-Wielding Man

May 30, 2012
A Sacramento County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who charged a fellow officer with a pitchfork and ignored commands to stop.

Fla. Corrections Officer Fatally Stabbed by Inmate

March 19, 2012
Sgt. Ruben Thomas, 24, was stabbed in the neck with a shank by Richard Franklin while on duty at the Columbia Correctional Institution near Lake City in northern Florida.

Small Edged Weapons

February 7, 2012

Many of the criminals now being released have learned to use small edged weapons in prison. Some of these inmates are very skilled at using these blades to slice and kill. Job one for a police officer is to not get cut and to stop the attack. After viewing these photos, read our full article, "Defending Against Small Edged Weapons."

Defending Against Small Edged Weapons

February 7, 2012

In many cases, the victims of stabbings never knew the knives were in play. Their first indication that something was wrong was when they saw blood. And that's often too late.

N.J. Man Charged Troopers with Ax, Combat Knife

December 29, 2011
New Jersey State Police troopers shot and wounded a Quinton Township man who hurled an ax and charged them with a combat-style knife on Wednesday.
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