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AL Officer Killed—2 Wounded, Suspect at Large

The three officers were shot late Sunday night at a mobile home park in Auburn and a manhunt is underway for a suspect wearing body armor. One of the other two wounded officers is in critical condition. Both are expected to survive.

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NY Cop Killer Gets Life for Trooper's Murder

Two consecutive life-without-parole sentences were handed down in Jefferson County Court Tuesday afternoon for the murders of his wife, Nichole Walters, and state Trooper Joel Davis at the Walters' home in July 2017.

Michigan Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Standoff

A Deputy with the Jackson County (MI) Sheriff's Office was shot late Wednesday while responding to a domestic violence call.

Arizona Sheriffs Endorse Man Up Crusade Against Domestic Violence

The Arizona Sheriffs' Association (ASA) has endorsed the Man Up Crusade to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Arbitrator: Ohio Officer Fired Over Domestic Violence Charge Can Return to Work

Patrol Officer Donald Ivory was fired in July 2018 after he was charged with assault, aggravated menacing, and domestic violence in an incident that allegedly occurred in April of that year.

11 Tips for Responding to Domestic Violence Calls

Here are some tips on staying safe on these types of calls for service, and ensuring the welfare of the individuals who have been victimized.

Denver Officer Injured, Suspect Wounded in Domestic Response

When police arrived, officers observed the male suspect threatening the female victim with a gun. Police said the officers opened fire, hitting the suspect several times. The female victim, who had called 911, was not injured.

South Carolina School Resource Officer Accused of Domestic Abuse Fired

A school resource officer with the Orangeburg (SC) Department of Public Safety has been fired following charges filed against him for third degree domestic violence.

Arizona Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Man Who Reportedly Assaulted Woman

The incident reportedly began when a man began to assault a woman he was dating as the couple drove on a Phoenix road around 2130 hours on Monday.

Virginia Police ID Knife-Wielding Man Fatally Shot While Stabbing Woman

The Richmond (VA) Police Department said on Thursday that the man who was fatally shot by police as he stabbed a woman inside a residence refused orders from responding officers to drop the knife in his hand.