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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."

Tampa OIS Suspect Grabbed Officer's Weapon

January 31, 2011
Officer William B. Cain called for backup and eventually pulled the car over, after running the plate and determining the driver had a suspended license. After the suspect was able to get a hand on the officer's gun, Officer Scott Savitt shot him twice fatally.

Stopping Gun Grabs

January 11, 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 technique is good. But before you are able to react in this manner, the suspect can bridge the open space between you, lower his shoulders, and extend his hands to touch your holstered firearm. Try using a technique that provides a faster reaction.

Florida Man Convicted of Attempting to Kill Deputy In Apartment

January 10, 2011
A six-member jury convicted Miguel Serrano on all nine counts, including attempted second-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and attempted felony murder, burglary of a dwelling and robbery.

Oregon Chief Killed In Confrontation At Car Stereo Shop

January 5, 2011
Chief Painter, 55, had responded to the shop's call at about 11 a.m. that a man later identified as 21-year-old Daniel Armaugh had entered the bay and was acting suspiciously. Armaugh apparently wrestled the gun from Chief Painter and fatally shot the officer.

Detroit Officer Shoots Burglar During Scuffle In Beauty Store's Dark Basement

November 22, 2010
The officers responded to Amy's Wig & Beauty Supply in the 13500 block of West 6 Mile at about 5:30 this morning after getting a 911 call. While the officer was inside the basement, the suspect lunged at him and attempted to grab his gun.

Rookie Mississippi Officer Shot and Killed By Detainee

August 8, 2010
Officer Glen Agee was shot twice in the face after struggling with the detainee who he was transporting in the back of his patrol car to a detention facility. It is suspected Agee was shot with his own service weapon.

Chicago Officer Disarmed, Then Shot With Own Gun

July 7, 2010
The fatally shot officer was working a detail dedicated to addressing youth violence when he was jumped outside a facility used by targeted response and gang enforcement units.

Fort Worth Officer Shoots Suspect After Gun Grab

May 31, 2010
A 22-year Fort Worth Police Department veteran officer shot a suspect who grabbed his gun during a burglary in progress.

How to Watch the Hands: 3 Scenarios

March 5, 2010

From basic training to field training, officers are told, "Watch the suspect's hands." But you are not taught how to do it. Why haven't law enforcement trainers developed an easily understandable method to teach you the specifics of hand-movement awareness? Mike "Ziggy" Siegfried explains how, and shows three scenarios – reaching for a gun, reaching for a knife, and reaching for a wallet to show ID. Also, please view "How to Watch the Hands" for an in-depth article on this topic.

Pittsburgh Officer Fought For Her Life Before Shooting Robbery Suspect

February 21, 2010
Pittsburgh Police Officer Janine Triolo survived a physical attack from a robbery suspect by shooting him in the chest, after his own weapon jammed when he pointed it at her face.
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