“The vest took a lot of it, the shirt and the vest,” he said of his protective police gear amid the brutal assault. “[The knife] hit my skin, too. If the vest didn’t take the impact of [the attack], it could have killed me, Officer Demitrios Raptis said.
November 17, 2021
On Sunday, the man reportedly struck Officer Kyo Sun Lee, 30, in the head with a black backpack holding a DVD player, adult videos and a small metal safe, according to a criminal complaint and police sources.
November 16, 2021
The incident happened after Houma Police Department (HPD) officers responded to reports of a disturbance at a bar. Once there, officers found several women fighting in the parking lot.
November 16, 2021
Gregory Lamar Nix, 52, of Cleveland, AL, is charged with engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds, civil disorder, and assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers with a dangerous weapon, among other charges.
November 11, 2021
Scott Fairlamb, a boxing coach and former mixed martial arts fighter, apologized and expressed remorse for actions that he described as irresponsible and reckless.
November 10, 2021
The officer wrote in his report that the suspect approached his driver-side window, said, “What’s up, man,” and then slapped the officer in the face.
October 27, 2021
The man then struck the 35-year-old officer in the head with either the hammer or pickaxe, knocking him to the ground, police said. The man then allegedly sat on top of the fallen officer and repeatedly struck him with one or both of the weapons.
October 27, 2021
Based on these reports, there were 4,071 more officers assaulted in 2020 than the 56,034 assaults reported in 2019.
October 20, 2021
Deputy Juan M. Ruiz was attacked by 30-year-old Clinton Robert Hurley at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office's District 2 substation, according to sheriff's officials.
October 11, 2021
After arriving at the motel, officers made their way to room 12 and saw that the bathroom door was shut, the affidavit said. When the door was opened, officers were confronted by Joshua A. Kelley, who had a handgun. One officer said Kelley pointed the gun at his face. The officers then backed away and that’s when Kelley fired on them.
September 27, 2021
Police say the woman, later identified as Evalena Flores, of Chicago, caused a disturbance at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn around 10 a.m. Tuesday when she was refused access to her son, Emonte, who is hospitalized but in police custody.
August 11, 2021
The video shows more officers eventually moving in, but not before the Kane County State's Attorney said one of those women, Sheba Taylor, 26, of Chicago, began to strangle the pinned officer "to the point where he was unable to breathe."
July 22, 2021
In the video, the DoorDash delivery man can be seen sticking a note inside a Chipotle container with his bare hands, contaminating the meal. The note read "Hope that ---- taste good," giving the impression that the food might have been tampered with in other ways as well.
July 15, 2021
Portland police spokesperson David Singer said in a press release Tuesday that an estimated 300 people gathered around Kennedy Park around 9 p.m. where officers were targeted and shot at with fireworks when they tried to break up the crowd.
July 7, 2021
Three people are facing felony charges after they allegedly beat and strangled an Aurora, IL, police officer during a traffic stop on Monday.
June 23, 2021