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Denver Transit Officer Ambushed and Killed, Suspect "Radicalized" Convert to Islam

February 2, 2017
Scott Von Lanken, 56, was killed while working as a transit security officer with Allied Universal. Denver's RTD contracts with Allied Universal to provide security services.

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.

Video: TX Officer Shot in Ambush, Suspect in Custody

January 2, 2017
A Calvert, TX, police officer was shot in the early hours of 2017, and a ballistic vest likely saved him from serious injury. Officials say they have a suspect in custody.

Video: Phoenix PD Releases Body Camera Footage of May Shootout with Murder Suspect

December 28, 2016
Francis Clark was shot and killed after opening fire on two Phoenix Police officers who were investigating a report of shots fired. Those shots, police later said, were from Clark shooting and killing his girlfriend, Mercy Cordova.

Combating Ambush Attacks

December 7, 2016

Combating an ambush-style attack is difficult, but there are some simple steps you can take to put the odds in your favor. First of all, avoid routine.

Detroit Officers Targeted in Rifle Attack, None Hit

November 30, 2016
No officers were injured on Wednesday when police say at least one suspect started shooting at a Detroit Police car.

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.

Video: St. Louis Officer Shot in Face, Suspect Killed in Shootout

November 21, 2016
Sunday night a St. Louis police officer was shot twice in the face while sitting in a patrol vehicle. Early Monday morning a suspect wanted in connection to that shooting was killed in a shootout with officers.

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.

Anchorage Officer Ambushed in Patrol Car Recovering, Suspect Killed

November 14, 2016
A police officer who was ambushed and shot multiple times in his patrol car in downtown Anchorage early Saturday was in stable condition Sunday night.

Video: 2 PA Officers Shot, 1 Killed in Domestic Call Ambush

November 10, 2016
One Canonsburg, PA, police officer was killed and another wounded early Thursday when they were ambushed responding to a domestic disturbance call. Police said the officers were shot as they approached the front door of a home.

Officer Killed in PA Ambush, Suspect Found Dead

November 10, 2016
A manhunt is underway in western Pennsylvania for the person who shot two police officers -- killing one of them -- in an early morning ambush-style attack, state police said.

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.”
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