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California Man Gets Five Years for Stealing Police Guns

February 11, 2010
A San Pablo, Calif., man described as being obsessed with "tools of warfare" has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for stealing assault rifles and shotguns belonging to the Contra Costa County sheriff's office and the California Highway Patrol.

Belligerent Suspect Tries to Hit Officer With Stolen Patrol Car

January 27, 2010
An agitated Gilroy, Calif., man was arrested after he hijacked a patrol car, attempted to remove a locked police weapon, and nearly ran down an officer while driving the vehicle in reverse.

Dallas SWAT Member's Tactical Gear Stolen From His SUV

October 30, 2009
Guns, ammunition and other tactical gear were stolen from a sports utility vehicle assigned to a member of the Dallas police SWAT team, the Star-Telegram reports.

Burglar Steals Des Moines Officer's Uniform, Gun And Badges

October 8, 2009
A burglar stole two uniforms from a Des Moines police officer's home on Wednesday, and fired the officer's Glock duty pistol in the home before stealing it as well, the Des Moines Register reports.

FBI Offers $5,000 Reward For Stolen Weapons

September 18, 2009
The stolen weapons include an H & K MP5/10A3 10 mm gun, a Rock River Arms LAR-15 rifle, and a Springfield 1911A1 .45 caliber handgun.

Assault Weapons Stolen From Cop Car

September 8, 2009
Clayton County police in Georgia are very concerned about two guns that are now on the streets. The guns are theirs. They were stolen when thieves broke into a Clayton County SWAT officer's patrol car.

Oregon Man Who Robbed Police Station Faces Nine Charges

August 20, 2009
A 26-year-old Oregon man will face nine charges related to his brazen robbery of the North Bend police station in which he made off with a police cruiser, two Tasers and a radio, the Register-Guard reports.

Handcuffed Suspect Steals Patrol Car

July 28, 2009
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is searching for Todd Martin, a 38-year-old man who stole a patrol car and drove away overnight, despite being handcuffed by a deputy, the Charlotte Observer reports.

Texas Officer Catches Man Reportedly Stealing His Truck

October 30, 2008
A Frisco, Texas, police officer who was directing traffic over the weekend caught sight of someone trying to steal his truck, authorities said.

South Carolina Boy Charged with Stealing Police Cruiser

July 3, 2008
A 13-year-old Dillon, S.C., boy has been arrested after officers say he did some patrolling of his own in a stolen police car.

Grand Theft Cop Car

October 1, 2003

Complacency can kill. Whether it's something as mundane as not wearing your seat belt while driving or not wearing body armor during a high-risk entry, failure to take preventive measures can have disastrous results.

Texas Breakout

March 1, 2001

The suspect's actions, tactics used, and weapon information is something every SWAT or patrol officer needs to be aware of.

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