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4 Oklahoma Troopers Injured in Gunfight and Explosion Serving Warrant, Suspect Killed

Troopers said the building appeared to be wired with explosives and at least one detonated. The building was consumed by the fire. Troopers used a flash bang during the encounter, but they said it did not start the fire.

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Michigan Legislator Pushes Bill to Outlaw Booby Traps After Officer Injured

There are no laws in Michigan that address booby traps like the one that injured Wyoming officer Dustin Cook at a medical marijuana grow site.

IN Man Charged with Stalking Officer, Urging People to Booby Trap Police

A Russiaville, IN, man faces several charges, including stalking, after he was accused of threatening officers at the Kokomo Police Department via social media.

Video: Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation

A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in.

Booby Trap Impales MI Officer at Marijuana Grow Operation

A bed of screws set up to protect a marijuana grow operation seriously injured a Michigan police officer there to investigate a break-in. More Here.

Colo. Cops Defeat Holmes' 'Death Trap'

Police explosives personnel dismantled the sophisticated booby trap in James Holmes' Aurora, Colo., apartment Saturday that was likely meant to kill police officers.

Police: Colorado Theater Shooting Suspect's Apartment 'Booby Trapped'

After he was arrested at the scene, the suspect in last night’s deadly Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting reportedly made a statement to police about explosives being in his apartment. Police are now searching his residence with robots and have evacuated the building and five around it.

Man Convicted of Trying to Kill Calif. Cops with Booby Traps

A Riverside man with a murderous grudge who tried to kill Hemet police during a series of attacks in 2010 was convicted today of four counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and numerous other felonies.

Wire Web Trip Wire Detection

The Wire Web tripwire detection system was developed for police officers and soldiers who may have to navigate through a potential tripwire hazard. Spray the string across the intended pathway and the string will hang from the tripwires like icicles in midair.

Suspicious Packages and Booby Traps

There are hundreds of stories of officers conducting a search and thinking a container of drugs has been located only to discover pipe bombs. With infernal machines, as with guns, knives, and physical assaults, an awareness, a suspicious mind, a professional paranoia, are the first steps toward survival.