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El Paso Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

December 12, 2018
Police said officers were investigating a suspicious suspect call shortly after 12 p.m. Tuesday when they encountered a suspect who approached them with a weapon. The suspect fired at the officers and ran away, a police spokesman said. One of the officers was shot in the hand and transported to a nearby hospital.

Georgia Officer Shot, Saved by Vest While Investigating Marijuana Smell at Gas Station

December 12, 2018
Yother then approached the car and asked for ID. That's when the GBI said a woman in the passenger seat pulled a gun out of the glove box and shot him in the arm. That bullet ricocheted into his chest, where it hit his vest and his cellphone.

Suspect Wanted in Shooting of 3 Texas Officers Found Dead

December 12, 2018
The shooting prompted a five-hour-long standoff with Trevino, who was barricaded inside the home. The standoff ended at 6:15 p.m. when police found Trevino dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the house.

1 Deputy, 2 Officers Shot Serving Warrant in Texas

December 11, 2018
All three were transported to a nearby hospital with injuries that are believed to not be life threatening.

FBI Agent Wounded in Drive-By Shooting in New York

December 10, 2018
The agent was conducting surveillance when two men pulled alongside his vehicle and opened fire.

California K-9 Killed, Handler Shot in Gunfight

December 10, 2018
An officer with the Tulare (CA) Police Department was wounded and his new K-9 partner killed in a gunfight over the weekend.

Video: Georgia Officer Shot in Face, Suspect Killed in Morning Gunfight

December 6, 2018
An officer with the Henry County (GA) Police Department who was reportedly shot in the face at a dentist office on Thursday morning is in critical condition at a nearby hospital.

Prosecutor Says Officer Dragged by Alleged Gang Member Will Never Recover

December 6, 2018
A prosecutor told a jury in Brooklyn on Wednesday that the NYPD officer who was struck and dragged by an alleged member of the Crips gang will never recover from his injuries.

Florida Officers Add Christmas Decorations to Home of Injured Colleague

December 3, 2018
Officers with the Orlando (FL) Police Department visited the home of Officer Kevin Valencia to deliver some Christmas Cheer. Valencia remains in a coma after being shot in June.

Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

November 30, 2018
Too many officers are driving themselves into their graves—turning their cars into their coffins—in single-vehicle crashes. According to ODMP, there were 34 such preventable duty deaths in a three-year span from 2016 to the present. It's impossible to know how many officers were seriously injured but survived single-vehicle crashes during that time period. Something must be done.

Oregon Trooper Shot 12 Times in 2016 Sues County for $20 Million

November 28, 2018
Nic Cederberg, the only state trooper patrolling in Washington County, lacked critical information when he made tactical decisions to chase Tylka "that he would not otherwise have made, was exposed and subjected to an unanticipated lethal attack and suffered critical, life threatening and permanently disabling injuries,'' the federal suit says.

Florida Man Accused of Shooting Officer with AK-47 Says He "Didn't Mean to"

November 28, 2018
Investigators said Roberts has pulled a gun on officers during two other past incidents earlier this year and has a violent past.

Chicago Officer Wounded in Active Shooter Response, Suspect Shot

November 19, 2018
Chicago police have responded to what is being described as an active shooting at Mercy Hospital on the city's South Side. An officer was wounded. Multiple victims are reported.

Suspect in Shooting of Philadelphia Officer Held on $3.3 Million Bail

November 12, 2018
The man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer, and a man who apparently interfered with the investigation, have been identified and are being held on bail.

Philadelphia Officer Shot, Wounded; 2 Suspects in Custody

November 7, 2018
Authorities say two suspects have been arrested in a shooting that wounded a Philadelphia police officer after he and another uniformed officer apparently interrupted a confrontation between two men.

Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

November 5, 2018
An officer with the Cleveland Division of Police was shot in the early morning hours on Sunday. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

Texas Deputy Shot, Critically Wounded in Standoff

November 2, 2018
A sheriff's deputy has been shot and critically wounded, losing sight in at least one eye, after an attempt to serve a man with an arrest warrant ended in a gunfight and a three-hour standoff in La Grange, Texas.

4 Pittsburgh Officers Recovering from Injuries Suffered in Synagogue Shooting

October 30, 2018
Four officers with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police who were injured while responding to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history are reportedly recovering.

Colorado Police Officer Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries in Shooting

October 29, 2018
An officer with the Denver (CO) Police Department was shot in the leg while responding to a shooting call. Officers were at the scene of a shooting and assisting a victim when a gunman opened fire. Officers returned fire, and the suspect retreated into a home.

11 Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, 4 Officers Wounded

October 27, 2018
The initial call to 911 was made around 9:54 a.m. and officers were dispatched to the scene within a minute. When officers arrived, the gunman reportedly shot at them, forcing officers to use their vehicles as a shield. The gunman was said to be exiting the building when he encountered a uniformed officer and went back inside. Eventually, he was pinned down on the third floor by tactical officers and apprehended.
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