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Using Night Vision, WA Deputy Foils Possible Ambush, Suspect Shot

August 31, 2017
One deputy was wearing night-vision goggles and spotted a man with a rifle approaching them stealthily in the predawn darkness outside the home.

Investigators Seek Motive in Slaying of NYPD Officer

July 7, 2017
Where he went and what he did over the next several hours is now the subject of intense scrutiny as investigators try to understand what could have motivated him to pull out a Ruger .38 handgun and shoot Familia in the head as she sat in a mobile command post.

Slain NYPD Officer was Mother of Three

July 5, 2017
The veteran NYPD officer who was ambushed and killed while in her patrol vehicle early Wednesday was a mother of three who had recently returned to work following an injury.

NYPD Officer Fatally Ambushed in Patrol Vehicle

July 5, 2017
"Let's be clear. This was nothing less than an assassination of a police officer. Our understanding is she was filling out her memo book and he walked out and fired one round," the source said.

Man Gets 2 Life Sentences for Ambush Killings of Iowa Officers

May 22, 2017
During a hearing at the Polk County (Iowa) Courthouse Friday morning, Scott Michael Greene, 46, withdrew not guilty pleas and pleaded guilty to two first-degree murder charges in the shooting deaths of Urbandale (Iowa) Police Officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Police Sgt. Anthony "Tony" Beminio, 38.

TX Man Calls 911 to Lure, Shoot at Deputies, Sheriff Says

April 3, 2017
According to the Parker County Sheriff's Office, Thomas called the communications center threatening if deputies didn't respond to his location, he would "shoot 'em [sic] all." Officials determined it was a ruse to lure deputies to the residence.

2 Miami-Dade Officers Recovering After Monday Night Ambush

March 28, 2017
Two undercover police officers conducting surveillance outside an apartment complex in northwest Miami-Dade were shot Monday night in an "ambush-style attack." The officers are reportedly recovering from their wounds.

Chrysler Adds Ambush Detection System to 2017 Charger Pursuit

February 13, 2017
The Officer Protection Package is designed to increase an officer’s situational awareness when parked and working inside the vehicle. The package uses the Charger Pursuit’s ParkSense rear park assist system and ParkView rear backup camera to alert an officer if anyone is behind the vehicle.

TX Couple Set House on Fire Planning to Ambush Responding Officers, Authorities Say

January 26, 2017
A couple arrested after confronting police officers who responded to a house fire in San Angelo, TX, set the fire with the intent of killing police who responded, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

NY Detective Ambushed in Vehicle, 2 Suspects at Large

January 24, 2017
Police are searching for two males after an Onondaga County (NY) sheriff's deputy radioed in to 911 that his patrol vehicle had been shot at approximately 10 times Monday evening near the Springfield Garden Apartments in DeWitt, according to a 911 dispatcher.

AZ Trooper Shot at Accident Scene, Suspect Killed by Civilian

January 12, 2017
An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was ambushed and shot early Thursday morning on I-10 near Tonopah. The attack against the trooper ended when a civilian shot and killed the suspect.

FLEOA Releases Statement on Recent Police Targeted Shootings

November 22, 2016
In light of the tragic events that occurred over the weekend, where multiple law enforcement officers were targeted and attacked in Texas, Florida, and Missouri, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association issued the following statement.

San Antonio Cop Killing Suspect in Custody

November 21, 2016
Police in San Antonio said Monday that they had arrested a man wanted in the ambush killing of an officer fatally shot a day earlier.

San Antonio Officer Shot, Killed in Patrol Vehicle Outside HQ

November 21, 2016
A San Antonio police officer was shot and killed ambush style during a traffic stop Sunday morning in front of police headquarters.

Accused Iowa Ambusher Charged with Murder, Hauled Off in Slain Officers' Cuffs

November 3, 2016
Police charged Scott Michael Greene with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two Des Moines-area officers Thursday — then took him to jail in the handcuffs belonging to the officers Greene is accused of killing.

Fallen Iowa Officers Were Ambushed by Man Firing Rifle

November 2, 2016
Chief Ross McCarty of the Urbandale PD told the press conference that Officer Martin was attacked while stopped at an intersection. More than 15 shots from a .223 rifle were fired into the car.

Ambush-Style Killings of Police Up 300% in First Half of Year

November 2, 2016
The killings of two police officers in the Des Moines metro area Wednesday are the latest examples of a concerning trend of ambush-style attacks on law enforcement this year.

Iowa Officer Ambush Suspect in Custody

November 2, 2016
The man named as a suspect in the ambush murders of an Urbandale police officer and a Des Moines police officer is now in custody.

Suspect Identified in Ambush Killings of 2 Iowa Officers

November 2, 2016
A suspect in the murders of two Des Moines, IA-area police officers early Wednesday morning has been identified. The shootings are being called “ambush-style” attacks and police say there is a “clear and present danger to police officers right now.”

Video: 2 Iowa Officers Ambushed and Killed in Separate Attacks, Suspect At Large

November 2, 2016
Two Des Moines, IA-area police officers were shot and killed in separate apparent "ambush style" attacks early Wednesday morning.
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