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California Bar Gunman Planned to Ambush Officers, Report Says

November 28, 2018
After the initial shooting, the gunman positioned himself in anticipation of the police response, Ayub said. When officers entered, he ambushed them immediately from a position of tactical advantage, mortally wounding Ventura County Sgt. Ron Helus.

Virginia Police Unhurt in Ambush Attack, Suspect Seriously Wounded

November 6, 2018
Police officers with the Prince William (VA) County Police Department were responding to a call about a man firing shots from his residence and as they arrived on the scene, the man shot at the officers with a rifle in what appeared to be an ambush.

South Carolina Investigator Dies from Florence Ambush Wounds

October 23, 2018
“Farrah was the ultimate professional, excelling at everything she did,” Sheriff Boone stated in a press release. “She dedicated her life to serving the victims of the worst crimes imaginable. Please pray for Farrah’s family, our FCSO family and for our community as we mourn her loss.”

Oregon Man Started Fire in Attempt to Ambush First Responders

October 18, 2018
The man—identified as 65-year-old Lance Taylor Jacobs—reportedly set the fire in an attempt to lure police officers and firefighters in an ambush attempt.

South Carolina Deputy Making Remarkable Recovery After Being Shot

October 18, 2018
According to WPDE-TV News, 24-year-old Florence County Deputy Arie Davis has made a remarkable recovery and is doing well.

Police, Citizens Gather to Mourn South Carolina Officer Killed in Ambush Attack

October 9, 2018
Police and civilians gathered together on Monday for the funeral services of Sergeant Terrence Carraway, who was shot and killed last week in an ambush that left six other officers injured.

Video: Widow of Slain Officer Criticizes New York Governor for Allowing Cop-Killer to Vote

October 9, 2018
The widow of a New York City police officer killed after being ambushed by a convicted gang member posted a video to YouTube criticizing Governor Andrew Cuomo for allowing the cop-killer to go free, and to have the ability to vote in the November mid-term elections.

2 Florence Officers Released from Hospital, 1 Remains in Serious But Stable Condition

October 4, 2018
Two police officers shot in an ambush attack and standoff in Florence, SC, have been released from the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said at a press conference on Thursday.

Alabama Officer Ambushed by Rifle-Wielding Gunman, Recovering from Wounds

September 24, 2018
An officer with the Selma (AL) Police Department who was shot in an ambush attack over the weekend is reportedly in "good spirits" and hopes to quickly return to work.

Jury Hears Testimony from Officers Who Survived Shooting that Killed Rookie Officer

September 13, 2018
Officer Jesse Hempen—who suffered a gunshot wound to his upper leg—and Officer David McKeown—who was shot in the chest, groin and right elbow—told the jury about the shooting that left rookie Officer Ashley Guindon fatally wounded.

Video: All Suspects in Ambush Shooting of 2 New Jersey Officers Caught

August 22, 2018
All three suspects have been taken into custody in the ambush shooting that injured two undercover Camden County, NJ, police detectives.

1 of 3 Suspects in Ambush Attack on New Jersey Detectives Arrested

August 20, 2018
The Camden County (NJ) Police Department said in a Tweet that they have captured one of the three men wanted in connection with the ambush attack on two plainclothes detectives.

2 New Jersey Detectives Ambushed in Vehicle, Gunmen at Large

August 8, 2018
"They were essentially ambushed," Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson said of the attack at Broadway and Mount Vernon Street around 8:30 p.m. The gunman reportedly walked up and shot "between 10 and 25 rounds," including some that went through the vehicle's windshield, the chief said.

Video: Arkansas Police Chief Wounded in Shooting that left the Subject Dead

August 6, 2018
Chief Chad Henson of the the Trumann (AR) Police Department was injured in a shooting while responding to a call for help at the home of a man named Johnny Kelley. Kelley reportedly began shooting at Chief Henson when Henson arrived at the scene. Henson returned fire, killing Kelley, according to Arkansas State Police.

Arkansas Police Chief Wounded in Shooting that left the Subject Dead

August 6, 2018
Chief Chad Henson of the the Trumann (AR) Police Department was injured in a shooting while responding to a call for help at the home of a man named Johnny Kelley. Kelley reportedly began started shooting at Chief Henson when Henson arrived to the scene. Henson returned fire, killing Kelley, according to Arkansas State Police. More here. 

Police, Community Mark 2-Year Anniversary of Dallas Ambush

July 9, 2018
Friends, family members, and fellow officers gathered on Saturday to remember the four officers who died in an ambush attack two years ago.

SC Officer Shot in 'Combat-like' Ambush Hit by Police Bullet

June 27, 2018
"We know that it wasn't a round fired by McCall that hit sergeant Cummings," Sheriff Tolson said. "But Mr. McCall is totally responsible for every police officer hurt during that incident."

The Will to Keep Going

June 18, 2018

Often ambush attacks are so sudden and violent the officer's doom seems certain, yet they manage to overcome the bushwhacking…but how? 

North Carolina Officer Shot in Back, Saved by Vest

June 17, 2018
Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone said that Officer Tyler Horn was struck in the back, but Horn’s body armor prevented serious injury.

Man Pleads Guilty to Ambushing 4 SC Officers, Killing Detective

May 22, 2018
The man charged with killing York County, SC, Detective Mike Doty and shooting three other officers pleaded guilty Tuesday morning.
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