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Suicidal Ariz. Couple Planned to Kill SRT Deputies

January 23, 2012
Investigators said Jesse Lee Firestone, 65, and his wife Diedre Firestone, 45, planned to detonate bombs to kill members of the Yuma sheriff's Special Response Team (SRT) as they entered the house.

Fla. Cop Shoots Suicidal Man at Ford Dealership

December 29, 2011
A Miami-Dade Police officer shot and wounded a 25-year-old suicidal man who was walking around Maroone Ford of Miami on Thursday morning. He was armed with a large, curved knife with a dragon handle.

Sgt. Collapses After Responding to Bridge Jumper

December 19, 2011
A United States Park Police sergeant collapsed and died, after responding to help a critically injured man who had jumped into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal from the Key Bridge.

Texas Cop Shot by Suicidal Man

September 15, 2011
Officer Kevin James was shot in the arm after responding to the 8:43 a.m. call. A second call came in at 8:50 a.m. reporting that two people had been shot. The officer arrived shortly afterward, and was immediately met with gunfire.

Video: LAPD Officers Save Suicidal Man

August 1, 2011
The man, who is in his 30s, was distraught over a breakup with his girlfriend. In footage captured by a bystander, the man can be seen dangling from the edge, as officers grab him by the jeans. As officers attempted to pull him to safety, he reportedly tried to bite the arm of the officer who was holding onto him.

LAPD Officers Pull Jumper from Ledge

August 1, 2011

LAPD officers saved a suicidal man distraught over the breakup of his girlfriend  who had climbed onto the 13th-floor ledge of a downtown building.

Suspect Found Dead In Charlotte Home, Following Standoff

April 14, 2011
Charlotte-Mecklenburg SWAT officers surrounded a home in the northern section of the city after receiving a call of shots fired at the location and, after attempting to contact the subject, entered the home to find him dead.

Vest Saves Philly Officer Shot by Suicidal Man

March 14, 2011
Officer Nicoletti and Winans struggled in the kitchen with Winans grabbing the officer's gun and firing a shot that grazed the officer's vest. Hearing his partner yell, "He's got my gun," Officer McCarthy headed to aid his partner and fatally shot Winans.

Missouri Deputy's 'Bear Hug' Saves Bridge Jumper

January 11, 2011
A St. Clair County (Mo.) Sheriff's MetroLink safety officer saved a suicidal man by grabbing him as he jumped from the edge of a bridge while standing outside the rail.

Man Takes Out Town With Armored Dozer

February 23, 2010

Marv Heemeyer was a welder and muffler repair shop owner who (outraged over the outcome of a zoning dispute) armored a Komatsu D355A bulldozer with layers of steel and concrete and used it on June 4, 2004, to demolish the town hall, a former judge's home, and other buildings in Granby, Colo. After a standoff with law enforcement agencies, Heemeyer committed suicide.

Shots Fired: Anderson, South Carolina 04/07/2004

January 1, 2007

With six years of law enforcement experience, Officer Susanne Simonson-Mullis of the Anderson (S.C.) Police Department hardly considered herself a rookie, and she felt fortunate to have another patrol veteran, Officer Dusty Ashley, working with her on the same beat.

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