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Video: On-Duty California Officer Delivers His Own Son

July 17, 2014
Working an overnight shift, he received a call at 3:30 a.m. Sunday from his pregnant wife, Holly, saying she felt she was about to give birth to their son, who wasn’t due for another week.

On-Duty California Officer Delivers His Own Son

July 17, 2014

Working an overnight shift, he received a call at 3:30 a.m. Sunday from his pregnant wife, Holly, saying she felt she was about to give birth to their son, who wasn’t due for another week. Read Full Story Here.

Man Convicted of Trying to Kill Calif. Cops with Booby Traps

November 8, 2011
A Riverside man with a murderous grudge who tried to kill Hemet police during a series of attacks in 2010 was convicted today of four counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and numerous other felonies.

Station Attacks

May 16, 2011

Most assaults on cops are borne of desperate bids to evade justice. But what of those who go so far as to engage and assault cops on their home turf? What makes these time bombs tick? Revenge, for one.

Booby Traps: Death by Trick or Device

May 2, 2011
In recent years, attacks against police officers have increasingly become sneaky ambushes rather than direct confrontations. They may involve improvised destructive devices. A few punk gang members or conspiracy nuts armed with the "Anarchist Cookbook" can cause a very bad day for law enforcement.

Calif. Motorcycle Gang Sues Law Enforcement Agencies

March 19, 2011
The lawsuit claims former Riverside County Dist. Atty. Rod Pacheco and Hemet Police Chief Richard Dana described the group as "cockroaches" and "terrorists" who "practice an extreme brand of violence."

Two Arrested For 7 Violent Attacks On California Department

July 4, 2010
On Friday, 78 federal agents and officers raided the homes of Nicholas John Smit, 40, and Steven Hansen, 36. Smit was charged with attempted murder of a police officer and building a potentially deadly booby trap and targeting law enforcement officers.

Booby Traps

June 30, 2010

Often engineered with little more than rudimentary know-how, real world booby traps may lack the sophisticated engineering of those in the "Saw" films, yet prove every bit as lethal.

White Supremacist Groups May Be Behind Attacks on Calif. Officers

April 22, 2010
Coordinated raids at various sites on Tuesday resulted in 35 arrests in Riverside County—fertile ground for groups such as the National Socialist Movement, the Hammerskins and COORS ("Comrades of our Racist Struggle") Family skinheads.

Explosive Device Is Third Attack on California Anti-Gang Unit

March 8, 2010
A member of an anti-gang unit in southwest Riverside County, Calif., discovered an explosive device near his car, bringing the number of attacks against the unit to three in the past two months.

Calif. Gang Officers Targeted by Booby Trap

February 25, 2010
"It was an improvised device capable of firing a regular bullet, and it was attached in such a way so that when the gate was opened, it activated and fired. Fortunately it narrowly missed," said Hemet Police Lt. Duane Wisehart. "The gun was affixed to a fence and hard to see. It could have definitely killed someone. This is domestic terrorism."
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