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Fortifying Police Stations

May 16, 2011

Police administrations can implement a variety of technologies to beef-up police facility security. While cameras are often top of mind in every police facility—even the old and outdated ones—many other technologies exist to monitor and secure these buildings.

Station Attacks

May 16, 2011

Most assaults on cops are borne of desperate bids to evade justice. But what of those who go so far as to engage and assault cops on their home turf? What makes these time bombs tick? Revenge, for one.

Booby Traps: Death by Trick or Device

May 2, 2011
In recent years, attacks against police officers have increasingly become sneaky ambushes rather than direct confrontations. They may involve improvised destructive devices. A few punk gang members or conspiracy nuts armed with the "Anarchist Cookbook" can cause a very bad day for law enforcement.

Heavily Armed Gunman Shoots La. Deputy In Sheriff's Office

March 1, 2011
John Futrell was armed with a rifle, handgun, and knife, as well as extra magazines of ammunition for each firearm. Dep. Barkley Roberts was shot once in the chest and received medical treatment.

We Need to Harden Police Targets

February 10, 2011
The litany of attacks on police stations is lengthy, having occurred in cities, suburbs, and rural areas alike. For every attack, there are undoubtedly countless more close calls, many we probably don't even know about.

Detroit Police Precinct Attack

January 29, 2011

The Detroit PD released a clip of narrated surveillance video from the Northwestern District station shooting. The clip shows a gunman striding into the station, and spraying volleys from a shotgun at surprised officers before being fatally wounded within inches of three of his victims. Source: Associated Press.

Four Detroit Officers Shot In Precinct Assault

January 23, 2011
Commander Brian Davis, Sgt. Ray Saati, Officer David Anderson and a female sergeant were struck by rounds from the gunman's pistol-grip shotgun. All are expected to recover.

California Teen Attacks Police Station

November 18, 2010
A Vacaville (Calif.) Police officer subdued an 18-year-old suspected of murdering two men and injuring a woman at a nearby apartment, after he assaulted a police station

Pipe Bomb Discovered Outside LAPD Station

November 2, 2010
The LAPD's bomb squad secured the area using a robot to cover the device with an explosive-resistant blanket. A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Gunman Ignites Ammo-Laden Truck, Fires at Texas PD Station

August 17, 2010
A gunman reportedly set fire to a vehicle outside of the McKinney (Texas) PD station and then began firing as passing vehicles with a semiautomatic rifle.

Explosive Device Is Third Attack on California Anti-Gang Unit

March 8, 2010
A member of an anti-gang unit in southwest Riverside County, Calif., discovered an explosive device near his car, bringing the number of attacks against the unit to three in the past two months.

Calif. Gang Officers Targeted by Booby Trap

February 25, 2010
"It was an improvised device capable of firing a regular bullet, and it was attached in such a way so that when the gate was opened, it activated and fired. Fortunately it narrowly missed," said Hemet Police Lt. Duane Wisehart. "The gun was affixed to a fence and hard to see. It could have definitely killed someone. This is domestic terrorism."
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