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Officer Narrowly Survived Deadly Philadelphia Shooting Spree as 2 Officers Hurt

September 19, 2016
In total, 18 shots were fired at close-range at Sgt. Sylvia Young from a 9mm Luger, marking the beginning of a chaotic night in Philadelphia that would ultimately leave her, another officer, and three civilians injured; a 25-year-old woman dead; and the suspect killed amid a foot chase.

Video: Ballistic Vest Saves GA Officer Shot on Patrol

September 14, 2016
A Jackson (GA) Police Department officer is recovering at home after being shot in the vest early Tuesday morning while she was on patrol.

Ballistic Vest Saves GA Officer Shot on Patrol

September 14, 2016
A Jackson (GA) Police Department officer is recovering at home after being shot in the vest early Tuesday morning while on patrol. The shooter is still at large. More Here.

Abused Girl Grows Up to Be Detective, Busts Her Molester

September 7, 2016
It was 5 p.m. on a warm September 2014 day in Granbury, TX, and the 25-year-old woman had asked Chaisson to meet to talk about the years of sexual abuse he inflicted upon her beginning at age 8.

Austin Police Try New Recruiting Tactics to Bolster, Diversify Ranks

August 30, 2016
Outreach efforts toward prospective female applicants are part of a series of responses by Austin police to address a recruiting problem that a consulting group's recently released report said is the biggest challenge facing the department.

Video: TN Deputy Struck by Car While Helping Motorist

August 29, 2016
According to Earle Farrell with the Sheriff's Office, Deputy Angela Winfrey was helping a driver on Austin Peay Highway near Old Brownsville Road around 11:30 p.m. Saturday -- when she was hit by another vehicle.

Video: Miami-Dade Officer to Donate Kidney to Coworker

August 26, 2016
A Miami-Dade Police officer was in the fight of his life when he received a devastating diagnosis, but help arrived in the form of a fellow officer who is donating her kidney to help him survive.

DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier Announces Retirement

August 16, 2016
Metropolitan DC Chief of Police Cathy Lanier is retiring after 26 years to take over as Senior Vice President of Security Operations for the National Football League.

Video: Arizona Corrections Officer Saves Inmate's Life

August 5, 2016
Maricopa County, AZ, Sheriff Joe Arpaio shared on his Facebook page a video that he said shows a corrections officer saving a suicidal inmate's life.

Arizona Corrections Officer Saves Inmate's Life

August 5, 2016
Maricopa County, AZ, Sheriff Joe Arpaio shared on his Facebook page a video that he said shows a corrections officer saving a suicidal inmate's life. More Here.

Texas Corrections Officer Killed by Inmate at Maximum Security Prison

July 20, 2016
Correctional officer Mari Johnson, 55, was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead. She began working for the department in 2009.

Jeri Williams Named Phoenix Police Chief, First Female Chief in City’s History

July 13, 2016
The city of Phoenix will name Jeri Williams its new police chief soon. Williams is a veteran Phoenix officer who left the department in early 2011 to take over as chief of police in Oxnard, California.

Oklahoma Chief Shot Monday Night, Saved by Vest

July 7, 2016
Police were responding to a suspicious persons call near an abandoned residence. Two males were seen near the rear of the residence. When officers attempted to make contact, the suspects fled. After a brief foot pursuit, one male fired a small caliber rifle at police.

Video: Off-Duty Memphis Officer Kidnapped, Escapes From Moving Van

June 30, 2016
An off-duty Memphis Police Officer reported she was kidnapped by a man who threatened her with a knife early Sunday morning, but was able to jump from the vehicle.

Off-Duty Memphis Officer Kidnapped, Escapes From Moving Van

June 30, 2016
An off-duty Memphis Police Officer reported she was kidnapped by a man who threatened her with a knife early Sunday morning, but she was able to escape. More Here.

North Carolina Department Has First All-Female Swearing In Ceremony

June 28, 2016
The swearing in of the first-ever all-women lineup of officers for the Greenville (NC) Police Department on Monday not only made history, it also served as a big step in helping the department meet a national average.

Kentucky Police Chief Suspended Following DUI Arrest

June 28, 2016
The Elkhorn City (KY) Police Chief has been suspended without pay following an alleged drunk driving accident.

Ex-Finalist for Top Cop Job Picked to Oversee Police Reforms in Chicago

June 9, 2016
Now Anne Kirkpatrick will still play a vital role in department reforms after Johnson appointed the 30-year law enforcement veteran to oversee the extensive overhaul as chief of the Bureau of Professional Standards

Shots Fired: Tempe, Arizona 03/03/2015

June 9, 2016

Like many law enforcement officers, Julie Werhnyak of the Tempe (AZ) Police Department had a routine she practiced before reporting for her shift. But on Tuesday morning March 3, 2015, something didn't feel right. 

California Inmate Stabs Correctional Officer in Head, Attacks Officers

April 14, 2016
A medical emergency was announced, and as staff entered the cell, Puckett threw an unknown substance on them, officials said. He then used an inmate-manufactured weapon to stab a correctional officer in the head.
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