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Miss. Detective Remembered As Devoted Dad

April 5, 2013
Jackson (Miss.) Police Detective Eric Smith loved his two sons and displayed a memorabilia shrine to his favorite NFL football team in his home, friends of the slain officer told the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.

Citizens Help Calif. Cop After Gang Member's Gun Grab

March 11, 2013
Joseph Locaso spotted the officer struggling with Phyrun Dok, 28, in the parking lot of Albierto's Restaurant. When Locaso saw Dok grab the officer's gun, he jumped on him and pulled his arm off the gun.

Police: Nev. Lawmaker Reached for Cop's Gun During Arrest

February 11, 2013
Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, already facing possible charges for threatening to harm a legislative leader, attempted to grab an officer's service weapon during a second arrest Sunday.

Suspect Opens Fire In N.J. Station, Wounds 3 Officers

December 28, 2012
A man who was arrested for stalking a former girlfriend overpowered a Gloucester Township (N.J.) Police officer during processing Friday morning and shot three officers inside the station before he was shot and killed.

Texas Murder Suspect Surrenders After Gun Grab, Manhunt

December 5, 2012
An inmate who stole a Dallas County Sheriff's deputy's gun and escaped from Parkland Hospital surrendered, after officers cornered him in a parking lot.

Gang Member Shot, Killed After Grabbing Ariz. Cop's Gun

October 30, 2012
A gang member who allegedly kidnapped and assaulted a woman was shot and killed by a Phoenix Police officer after he grabbed the officer's gun during a struggle.

Suspect Shot In ER After Reaching for Calif. Deputy's Gun

October 19, 2012
A Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect in an Inglewood emergency room after he grabbed for another deputy's gun while handcuffed to a gurney.

Shot S.C. Cop Released Gun Magazine During Struggle

July 6, 2012
A North Charleston (S.C.) Police sergeant was shot with his service pistol Wednesday morning, after struggling with a man who grabbed his gun from behind.

Video: Mo. Woman Grabs Cop's Gun, Kills Self In Cruiser

July 5, 2012
A woman being transported to the hospital by an Alton (Mo.) Police officer on Wednesday grabbed the officer's gun and turned it on herself during a scuffle in the front seat of the cruiser.

Mo. Woman Kills Self In Cruiser

July 5, 2012

A woman being transported to the hospital by an Alton (Mo.) Police officer grabbed the officer's gun and turned it on herself during a scuffle in the cruiser. Read the full story here.

Video: Philly Cop Attacked With Own Baton

May 31, 2012
A Philadelphia police officer who recently graduated from the academy fought off a robbery suspect who attacked him with his own baton, forcing the officer to shoot the man.

Philly Cop Attacked With Own Baton

May 31, 2012

A Philadelphia Police officer shot a robbery suspect who was striking the officer with his own baton. Read the full story here.

Okla. Parole Officer Shot With Own Gun

May 23, 2012
The man accused of killing an Oklahoma parole officer on Friday punched his roommate before wrestling the officer's gun away from him and shooting him in the head.

ICE Shooting Occurred During Performance Review

February 18, 2012
The federal immigration agent who shot his supervisor on Thursday was discussing his job performance in a meeting when the shooting occurred. Following the shooting, there was a "very intense struggle" over the gun.

Texas Deputy Defends Self, Shoots Burglar During Struggle

January 10, 2012
A suspected burglar died Monday after he was shot while struggling with a Harris County sheriff's deputy in the back yard of a home he had broken into.

Man Tries To Car-jack Off-duty Dallas Officer

December 28, 2011
Dallas Police are searching for a man who attempted to car-jack an off-duty officer, who drew her weapon on him. During a struggle, the officer was cut by the knife and fired through the door striking the suspect, who ran off with her weapon.

Calif. Deputy Arrests Man, After Regaining Control of Duty Pistol

November 1, 2011
During a physical struggle with a man who had threatened to kill his family, a Shasta County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy regained control of his service weapon and made the arrest.

Iowa Man Grabbed Sidearm, Stun Gun In Struggle with Two Cops

September 22, 2011
Two Des Moines (Iowa) Police officers eventually arrested a man who initiated a struggle with them, after the man attempted to grab one officer's gun and the other officer's TASER.

Vest Saves Philly Officer Shot by Suicidal Man

March 14, 2011
Officer Nicoletti and Winans struggled in the kitchen with Winans grabbing the officer's gun and firing a shot that grazed the officer's vest. Hearing his partner yell, "He's got my gun," Officer McCarthy headed to aid his partner and fatally shot Winans.

Gun Grabs: 3 Techniques

February 1, 2011

When asked to demonstrate weapon retention, most officers place both hands on their holstered handgun and move their hips violently from side to side. This is a good technique. Here are three additional techniques that can help you keep your duty weapon out of the hands of the bad guy. For the full story, read "Stopping Gun Grabs."

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