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Bad Taillight Leads To Fatal Gunfight In Florida

February 17, 2011
Jason A. Wilson, 29, was fatally shot in New Port Richey, after officers pulled over a vehicle with him riding in the back seat at 1:45 a.m. Wilson fired after a deputy yelled "gun."

Oregon Man's Dog Flings Drug-Filled Sock Toward Deputy

February 17, 2011
A Sherman County (Ore.) Sheriff's deputy had help from a suspect's pit bull during a vehicle stop, when the dog wrestled away a marijuana-filled sock and tossed it toward the officer.

Indy Cop Killer: 'One Thing Led To Another'

January 27, 2011
The man accused of fatally shooting Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Moore apparently obtained the gun to shoot someone who had cheated him out of $100.

Body Armor Saves Ohio Officer

January 4, 2011
Ashtabula (Ohio) Police Lt. Rodney Blaney is now recovering from a round that struck the ballistic armor covering his chest and saving his life during a traffic stop.

Chicago Man Shot After Attempting To Run Down Officer

January 2, 2011
A 29-year-old Southside man was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer he had attempted to run down after a vehicle stop in a high-crime neighborhood.

$10,000 Reward Set for Philly Officer's Shooter

December 14, 2010
Police are seeking Naisul Martinez, 20, who is suspected to be involved in a Friday incident. After stopping a vehicle, four men bolted from the vehicle, and the officer gave chase. He was struck by two rounds in the shoulder, as he climbed a fence.

Florida Deputy Fatally Shot During Vehicle Stop

December 9, 2010
Deputy Brandon Coates, 27, served for 4 1/2 years with the sheriff's office. He worked in the Tactical Anti-Crime Unit and had been married to another deputy for about a year.

Montana Trooper Killed In Roadside Gunfight; Suspect Dead

December 2, 2010
Trooper David DeLaittre, 23, had followed his father into service with the highway patrol. Gallatin County Sheriff's deputies found suspect Errol Brent Bouldin, 56, dead in his pickup truck early Thursday.

Troopers Arrest Suspected Shooter of Pa. Wildlife Officer

November 12, 2010
Christopher Lynn Johnson, 27, is suspected of shooting Wildlife Conservation Officer David L. Grove, 31, who was found dead Thursday evening south of Gettysburg with multiple gunshot wounds.

Virginia Officer Pulled From Flaming Cruiser

November 1, 2010
A Roanoke (Va.) PD officer was pulled from his flaming cruiser early Sunday by another officer, after he crashed his cruiser into a vacant house on the way to provide backup on a vehicle stop.

Arizona LEA Issues TASER Head Cams to Officers

October 27, 2010

The Lake Havasu (Ariz.) PD added the TASER Axon point-of-view head camera as part of the standard uniform for it's officers, making it the eighth department in the country to do so. TASER CEO Rick Smith talks about the Axon's audio/video recording capabilities and other benefits of the Bluetooth-sized camera. Source: NBC's Channel 12.

The Hazards of Traffic Stops

October 19, 2010

Pulling over a motorist can result in a simple citation or a raging gun battle. You have to be prepared for either one.

Florida Man Denies Cocaine Recovered From Buttocks Is His

October 5, 2010
Deputies had searched the 25-year-old Roberts after smelling marijuana during a vehicle stop. He had been pulled over for speeding. Roberts possessed 4.5 grams of marijuana and 27 pieces of rock cocaine weighing 3.5 grams.

Nurse Appeals Firing Over Comment to Officer

September 20, 2010
Leverington is appealing the firing with a three-judge panel on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, arguing she was exercising her free-speech rights to criticize the government. However, threats do not fall under this protection.

Florida Deputy Smashes Window To Arrest Parole Violator

August 31, 2010
Helms was driving with a suspended license and was wanted on a battery charge. There were prior reports that Helms was armed.

Oklahoma City Officer Ambushed After DUI Stop

August 30, 2010
Lawson was driving her cruiser north on Miller Avenue following the stop, when a young Hispanic man walked toward her and opened fire. Several rounds struck the cruiser, penetrating the passenger-side door and hitting Lawson, who radioed dispatch that she had been hit, before exiting the vehicle and returning fire.

Oklahoma City PD Searches For Ambush Suspect

August 30, 2010

Oklahoma City police officer Katie Lawson was ambushed Sunday evening, following a DUI traffic stop. The officer was struck, when a young Hispanic man opened fire on her cruiser while she left the scene. Watch this NewsOK.com report.

Dealing With the Non-Compliant Threat

August 19, 2010
The one thing you have undeniable control over is yourself and your response to the situation. Your goal is to resolve the situation using the lowest degree of force possible.

Bee Swarm Traps N.C. Deputy In Cruiser

August 18, 2010
Brandon Jenkins, a master deputy, pulled over to help a stopped trailer in Knightdale off Interstate 64. About 60 boxes of Italian bees had fallen from the vehicle. When Jenkins returned to his cruiser, the bees swarmed.

Ballistic Ticket Board

July 31, 2010
Cops making traffic stops need all the protection they can get. And that's the idea behind Pro-gard's Ballistic Ticket Board. The clear polycarbonate ticket board comes in two ballistic levels.
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