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Suspect In Wash. Trooper's Death Shoots Self

February 23, 2012
A suspect in the shooting death of a Washington State Patrol trooper early Thursday shot himself as SWAT members closed in. Trooper Tony Radulescu was a 16-year veteran of the agency.

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. Deputy Returns Fire at Vehicle Stop

January 10, 2012

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Nichols stopped a 2002 Chevy Silverado after it ran a traffic light. As the deputy approaches the driver's side of the pickup truck, the driver opens fire.

Video: Seattle Man Calls 911 on Officer

December 29, 2011
A Seattle man called 911 to tell dispatchers a traffic stop was spinning out of control after claiming he was the victim of an "illegal stop by an officer."

911 Call at Vehicle Stop

December 29, 2011

A Seattle man called 911, after a police officer pulled him over, claiming the officer acted unprofessionally. The subject's attorney is calling for the police chief to resign.

Ala. Deputy's Shooting Was 'Within Policy,' Sheriff Says

December 25, 2011
A Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy struck by a bullet returned fire and killed an armed robbery suspect during a vehicle stop. Sheriff Ted Sexton said his deputy was "within policy."

Pa. Officer Killed at Traffic Stop, Backup Cop Wounded

December 19, 2011
A part-time East Washington (Pa.) Police officer was fatally shot and a second officer was wounded in a gunfight late Sunday following a traffic stop in Webster.

Va. Tech Gunman Changed Clothes After Shooting Cop in Car

December 9, 2011
Va. Tech Officer Deriek Crouse had pulled over a car driven by a student and was stopped on a campus parking lot with that car in front of his cruiser when he was shot and killed. The student has been very helpful to investigators.

Same Gun Killed Cop, Man at Virginia Tech

December 9, 2011
Virginia Tech Police officer Deriek Crouse, 39, of Christiansburg, was killed during a daytime traffic stop, officials said. Crouse was making what should have been a routine traffic stop around 12:30 p.m. Thursday when a gunman, seemingly out of the blue, took his life.

CHP Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect Killed

November 14, 2011
The gunman who wounded a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop near Sacramento late Sunday was fatally shot after flipping over his vehicle.

Video: Deputy Fired For Arresting Retired Cop Awarded $200K by Jury

November 10, 2011
A Jackson County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy who was fired after arresting a retired deputy during an altercation captured on dash cam won a civil settlement of more than $200,000 from a federal jury.

Tampa Woman Drags Patrolman for Half Mile

September 24, 2011
As the trooper tried to open the door of Veronica Elder's Toyota RAV 4, the 20-year-old stepped on the accelerator and pinned the trooper's arm in the window. Elder was arrested later after a second attempt to escape.

Marshals Arrest Felon Who Shot New Orleans Cop

September 15, 2011
The suspect who shot a New Orleans Police officer during a traffic stop has been arrested, after sheriff's deputies and officers from the U.S. Marshals office. Troy Armstead, 24, was taken into custody late Tuesday, after he shot Officer Terrance Hilliard in the hand.

Hawaii Officer Fatally Struck at Vehicle Stop

September 14, 2011
Officers Eric Fontes and Herman Scanlan were attending to a black SUV that was stopped along Farrington Highway near Ko Olina at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. A pickup truck struck one of the police vehicles at the scene.

Shots Fired: Ontario, California 02/03/2002

September 12, 2011

For Officer Kris Lavoie of the Ontario (Calif.) Police Department, Super Bowl Sunday 2002 would prove to be a busy one. But not in the way that most Americans enjoy. For Lavoie had no idea just how busy. Or just how much he would feel like a real "gladiator" before the day was over.

Book Excerpt: Officer's Discretion

August 24, 2011
I wish to share with the reader a police traffic stop that almost ended in tragedy. It is a lesson in human nature and a training reminder for those in law enforcement who have exercised a police option called "officer's discretion" — giving an offender a break.

Ga. Deputy Fatally Shot During Felony Traffic Stop

July 21, 2011
A Clayton County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy was killed by a two-time felon during a traffic stop late Wednesday. Deputy Richard "Rick" Jerome Daly was a 25-year law enforcement veteran.

Video: Ohio Officer Under Investigation for Threatening CCW Holder

July 21, 2011
A Canton (Ohio) Police officer is now under investigation for his conduct at a traffic stop during which he verbally threatened a concealed-carry permit holder. The 17-minute video recorded on the cruiser's dash cam has been posted to YouTube by Ohioans for Concealed Carry.

Ohio Officer Threatens CCW Holder

July 21, 2011

Ohioans for Concealed Carry has questioned this vehicle stop by a Canton (Ohio) Police officer who threatened a concealed carry permit holder.

Video: Police Investigate Arrest of Woman who Filmed Vehicle Stop

June 23, 2011
The Rochester (N.Y.) Police Department has begun an internal probe of an officer's arrest of a woman who videotaped officers questing a subject from her front yard.
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