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Handcuffed Subject Allegedly Kidnaps Woman, Steals Police Vehicle

Oklahoma police are searching for an escaped inmate from Missouri who slipped the grip of authorities who had captured him in Oklahoma after he allegedly kidnapped a woman.

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Kentucky Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police are working with the Ohio State Patrol to determine whether or not a fatal officer-involved shooting in Kentucky on Monday is connected with an ongoing kidnapping investigation in Ohio.

Arkansas Officer Heroically Saves One-Year-Old Girl from Armed Man

The Little Rock (AR) Police Department recently released dash-cam footage of the incident that took place on December 19, 2018.

Wisconsin Officer Lauded for Saving 18-Month-Old Child, Capturing Kidnap Suspect

Officer Cole Kantner of the Appleton (WI) Police Department was in the right place at the right time when a call came over the radio that a kidnapping suspect had taken an 18-month-old child.

Teen Charged as Adult in Florida K-9′s Death

A 17-year-old had his case upgraded to adult status Thursday morning in the Sept. 30 shooting death of a Jacksonville, FL, police dog following an armed carjacking and chase, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

Texas Walmart Security Guard Stops Possible Kidnapping Attempt

A security guard at a Fort Worth (TX) Walmart store reportedly confronted a couple—a man and a woman—who were trying to take a four-year-old girl from a shopping cart, according to KRIS-TV.

Surviving as a Hostage

As police officers (and especially if you work corrections) in the United States or Canada, you have to ask this question: What would you do if you were taken hostage?

New Mexico Police Rescue 11 Children from Squalid Conditions in Compound

Taos County Sheriff's Deputies converged on the compound — which reportedly has no electrical power or running water — after securing a warrant to search the remote property for a missing 3-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped from Georgia by his father, 39-year-old Siraj Wahhaj.

Trader Joe's Standoff Victim Killed when Officers Returned Fire at Suspect

The bullet that killed the store manager of a Trader Joe's where a suspected murderer took hostages and barricaded himself came from a police firearm, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Washington Officer Earns 2017 Stop Stick Hit of the Year Honor

Effective and safe use of the Stop Stick Tire Deflation Device has earned Officer Joe Stark the 2017 Stop Stick "Hit King" award. An assault with a weapon call, attempt to elude, and harassment threat to kill, made this situation dangerous to law enforcement and the general public.