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Conn. Cop's Notebooks Stop Stab Attack

June 4, 2012
The notebooks in the shirt pocket of a New Britain (Conn.) Police Department officer blocked the blade of a knife from a suspect who also stabbed another officer during a domestic disturbance call.

Ohio Deputy Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect After Cruiser Theft

May 8, 2012
A Morrow County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who approached him armed with the patrol rifle he stole from another agency's cruiser.

Teen In Celeb Car Theft Had Cache of Police Gear

May 4, 2012
A San Rafael teenager accused of shooting at a couple in Mill Valley and stealing a celebrity chef's Lamborghini was charged as an adult Tuesday as additional details surfaced about his alleged underworld of impersonation, weaponry and high-tech gear.

Ala. City Mourns Slain Officer

February 6, 2012
The Mobile (Ala.) Police Department is mourning the loss of Officer Steven Green, after a robbery suspect fatally stabbed him and fled in the officer's patrol car. The suspect was fatally shot by other officers after a manhunt.

Handcuffed Cruiser Thief Radioed for Help To Escape

January 12, 2012
A 22-year-old Indiana man who stole a police cruiser took the vehicle on a joyride and radioed dispatchers to ask how to get out of the handcuffs. Police later recovered the squad in a detention pond.

Mich. Cop Killer Gets Life, Claims Innocence

November 29, 2011
A defiant man convicted of fatally shooting a Taylor (Mich.) Police officer received a life sentence without parole eligibility, and took exception to claims that he committed a cowardly act.

Stolen LAPD SWAT Guns Hit Black Market

October 31, 2011
Just three of the 30 guns stolen from a Los Angeles Police SWAT training facility have been recovered and have likely been sold or traded on the black market.

LAPD SWAT Weapons Stolen from Training Facility

October 17, 2011
A cache of Los Angeles Police Department submachine guns and handguns was stolen last week from a secured building used by the department's SWAT unit, raising fears that the weapons, which police had altered to fire only blanks, could be converted back to lethal use.

Ohio Deputy Loses Police Gear In Burglary

August 24, 2011
A Fayette County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy lost multiple firearms, badges, insignia, and a portable radio during a break-in at his home on Tuesday.

Video: S.C. Man Fights with Officer, Steals Cruiser

May 20, 2011
Arthur Lee Thompson Jr., 38, eventually crashed the officer's vehicle, when he plowed into a truck during the joyride that was captured on the officer's dash cam.

S.C. Man's Cruiser Joyride

May 20, 2011

Arthur Lee Thompson Jr., 38, fought with a Summerville (S.C.) Police officer, shook off a TASER, and stole the officer's cruiser. The joyride didn't end well for Mr. Thompson.

Montana Deputy's Gun, Badge Stolen From Home

March 11, 2011
A Lewis and Clark County (Mont.) Sheriff's deputy's .40-caliber duty pistol and badge were stolen from his house, while his marked cruiser sat in front of his home.

Shots Fired: Bloomfield, Vermont 08/19/1997

February 25, 2011

New Hampshire State Trooper Charles West halted a town's troubled resident who had killed two officers and a newspaper editor during a murderous rampage while armed with an AR-15 and ballistic vest.

Wisconsin Man Loots, Burns Cruiser After Joyride

December 16, 2010
Sonny King faces charges including recklessly endangering safety, attempted arson, and felony theft. King was arrested Wednesday at his parent's house.

Ga. Deputy's Gun, Badge Stolen From Vehicle

December 7, 2010
A Clayton County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy's badge and gun were stolen from an undercover vehicle in front of a suburban home.

Weapons and Ammo Stolen From Ohio SWAT Member's Home

October 28, 2010
The Xenia (Ohio) Police Department and Greene County Sheriff's Office are searching for weapons and ammunition stolen from the home of a member of the county's regional SWAT team.

Handcuffed Robbery Suspect Took Cruiser On Two-Mile Joy Ride

September 9, 2010
Officers investigating a burglary at Wing Luke Elementary at 2 a.m. today found and arrested the unnamed suspect, who was able to maneuver his handcuffed wrists in front of him and crawl into the front seat of the patrol car because the partition screen was lowered.

Stolen Cruiser Involved In 5-Car Crash May Have Been Left Running

July 27, 2010
James Lloyd Robinson III has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing the vehicle and leading police on a pursuit that reached speeds exceeding 120 mph. The collision ended the chase.

Rolling Gun Shops

May 28, 2010

The fact that you have better guns and more guns means that this type of crime is on the upswing. In recent months, police departments have even received e-mail warnings saying that gang members are increasingly "shopping" for guns inside law enforcement vehicles.

Sergeant's Patrol Car Stolen While He Served Warrant

March 8, 2010
A New Carrollton (Md.) police officer returned to a missing patrol car, after he left it unlocked and running while serving a warrant at an apartment building early Sunday.
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