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Man Shot After Attempting to Ram Officers with Car at Traffic Stop

A 66-year-old man is dead after he reportedly attempted to ram into squad cars driven by officers with the Yakima (WA) Police Department and Yakima County Sheriff's deputies in an apparent attempt to escape a traffic stop.

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New York Officer Wounded, Knife-Wielding Suspect Dead in Domestic Call

An officer with the New York Police Department was hospitalized on Sunday night following an incident that left a knife-wielding suspect dead.

Arkansas Deputies Attacked at Traffic Stop, Squad Car Stolen

Two deputies with the Pulaski County (AR) Sheriff's Office came under fire at a traffic stop on Saturday. The suspect reportedly emerged from his vehicle and started shooting, then allegedly stole their patrol vehicle.

Man Who Tried to Run Down Louisiana Officer Found Guilty of Felony Aggravated Assault

A Shreveport, LA, man who was accused of attempting to run over a police officer following a robbery at a local casino a year ago has been found guilty of felony aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer.

DC Woman Charged with Hitting Officer with Car, Driving Down Highway with Him on Hood

Officer Jordan was off-duty just before 8 a.m. Monday when he observed a hit-and-run involving three cars. The driver of a Chevy Impala fled the scene, according to Sgt. DeVaughn Parker with Maryland State Police.

Kentucky Police Arrest Man Accused of Punching Off-Duty Officer

A 39-year-old man now faces multiple charges—third degree assault, disorderly conduct, menacing, and resisting arrest—after he reportedly punched an off-duty Lexington officer who was responding to a disturbance taking place near him.

Kentucky Trooper Suffers Minor Injuries Following Vehicle Pursuit

A trooper with the Kentucky State Police suffered minor injuries on Friday after a vehicle pursuit of a motorist who fled a traffic stop.

Michigan Woman Punches Police Officer, Tries to Grab Gun, Eats Diamond Earrings, Police Say

On Twitter, Troy Police wrote on Tuesday: “A Troy officer was assaulted while arresting a woman for trespassing. She punched him, and then tried to grab his gun. The suspect, once in our lock up, punched a police service aide. The officer and service aide are OK, thankfully.”

Border Patrol Agent Reportedly Assaulted by "Caravan" Member

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol released a statement over the weekend that indicated a man who had thrown rocks at a Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent and a CBP pilot claimed to have been part of the migrant caravans approaching the southern border.

Delaware Man Arrested for Attempting to Strike Police Officer with His Car

The Harrington (DE) Police Department says that 40-year-old Andy Leary fled from a traffic stop, losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a patrol car.