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DC Officer Saved by Body Armor in Gunfight, Suspect Killed

An officer with the Metropolitan Police Department was shot and saved by body armor and a suspect was killed in a gunfight in the Southeast section of Washington, DC, on Monday night.

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(Video) 5 Tenets of "Below 100" Can Reduce Officer Deaths

POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Below 100 Executive Director Roy Bethge to discuss the program and how it can reduce duty deaths.

2 Missouri LEOs Shot, Hospitalized with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

A Carter County (MO) Sheriff's deputy and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper were shot Friday morning, leaving both with non-life-threatening injuries.

Rhode Island Teen Arrested for Shooting Officer in Ballistic Vest

An officer with the Providence (RI) Police Department was struck in the ballistic vest when a gunman opened fire on him on Friday afternoon.

WI Officer Shot at Domestic, Saved by Armor

At the home, officers confronted the man who they say pulled out a handgun. The officer pulled his sidearm and the two exchanged fire.

Officer Saved by Vest, 2 Employees Killed in Mississippi Walmart Shooting

Police responded to the scene just minutes after the first 911 calls were received and located the suspect in the parking lot.

Video: Gunfight Between Officers and VA Beach Gunman Lasted More Than 10 Minutes

Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said the gunman opened fire on four of his officers immediately after they made contact with him on the second floor of the building and the exchange of fire between officers and the suspect was "double-digit minutes" long.

Virginia Police Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest in Response to Tragic Active Shooter Event

An officer with the Virginia Beach Police Department was struck by gunfire while responding to an active shooter event at a municipal building that left 11 innocents dead on Friday afternoon. Six other people were wounded in the attack. The gunman was also reportedly killed during a gunfight with responding officers.

Tourniquet, Ballistic Vest Save Life of Oregon Officer After Being Shot

An officer with the Salem (OR) Police Department is recovering after being shot several times during a traffic stop on Tuesday night.

Mississippi Deputy Shot, Saved by Body Armor

The sheriff said Deputy Tatum played dead but that Vaught walked up to him and shot him several more times in the chest area. Dickerson estimated Tatum was shot three to eight times total with wounds in the chest area, an arm and a leg.