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KY Deputy Shot and Killed Escorting Suspect to Jail
Chief Deputy Jody Cash was transporting a prisoner to the Marshall County jail when the man reportedly shot him.
May 17, 2022
2 GA Deputies Killed in Interstate Crash
Deputy Anthony White and Deputy Kenny Ingram were killed when state troopers said their county-issued vehicle struck a tractor-trailer that had stopped for traffic in the left eastbound lane near Exit 190 on Interstate 20 eastbound in Columbia County, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
September 29, 2020
Looking Back: Bad Habits, Cuffing, and Use of Force
In past October issues of POLICE we've covered officer safety on various levels, including how lazy tactics can get you hurt, how to secure subjects properly, and how to protect yourself from lawsuits over use of force.
October 18, 2019
Missouri Officer Shot While Transporting Prisoner in "Good Spirits"
An officer with the Missouri Highway Patrol was shot in the hand during a struggle with a prisoner she was transporting.
June 17, 2019
Point of Law
Inmate Sues San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Over Lack of Seat Belts
The San Francisco Sheriff’s Office is in the spotlight after an inmate filed a claim against the city for its lack of seat belts in some prisoner transport vehicles.
April 5, 2019
2 Detainees Drown in Prison Transport Van Swept Away by Hurricane Florence Floodwaters
Two people being transported in a sheriff’s office van in South Carolina died Tuesday when the vehicle was overcome by floodwaters, the Horry County (SC) Sheriff's Office said.
September 19, 2018
Second Kansas Deputy Dies from Prisoner Transport Shooting
Theresa King, 44, died shortly after midnight on Saturday from injuries sustained in the shooting, which authorities believe started with a gun grab by a robbery and murder suspect.
June 16, 2018
Kansas Deputy Killed, Second Critically Wounded in Friday Shooting
Two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s deputies were shot at about 11:30 a.m. in downtown Kansas City, KS, not far from the courthouse and sheriff’s office. This happened in a transport bay; sources say the inmate got a hold of a deputy’s firearm.
June 15, 2018
IN Inmate Escapes Handcuffs, Attempts to Strangle Deputy
A 26-year-old inmate at Miami Correctional Facility in Indiana faces a charge of attempted murder after police say he escaped from handcuffs and tried to strangle a Decatur County deputy who was driving him from a court hearing.
September 20, 2017
WI Inmate Accused of Trying to Strangle Deputy
A career criminal already facing homicide and armed robbery charges is now accused of attempting to strangle a deputy at the Dane County Jail in Wisconsin.
September 20, 2017
Escaped Inmate Who Attacked OH Deputy Found Dead After Manhunt
The escaped inmate who overpowered an Ohio deputy and stole his gun was found dead at his parents' home following a four-day manhunt that ended Monday, according to a report.
August 8, 2017
2 GA Prison Guards Disarmed, Slain During Prison Bus Transport
The Putnam County Sheriff’s office says about 30 other inmates were on the transport bus when two inmates overpowered the guards, and one of the inmates then fatally shot them.
June 13, 2017
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