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Alabama Officer Wounded in Ambush Returns to Duty

Micah Hale—a veteran officer with the Selma (AL) Police Department who was ambushed early in the morning on September 2018—has returned to the street.

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Man Accused of Shooting Ohio Deputies Held on $10M Bond

An Ohio man accused of pretending to be suicidal in order to lure law enforcement officers into an apparent ambush attack has been held on $10M bond.

California Department Declines to Release Video of Officer's Murder

The agency said that because Officer Corona used no force—she was ambushed and murdered before ever having the chance to even draw her weapon—the video will remain under wraps.

Maryland Man Sentenced to 195 Years for Opening Fire on Police Station

A 25-year-old Maryland man will very probably live the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced on Thursday to 195 years in prison.

Tennessee Officer Attacked in November Nearer to Returning to Duty

Officer B.K. Hardin of the Knoxville (TN) Police Department was directing traffic on a Saturday in late November when an unknown assailant ambushed him with a strike to the head with a blunt object—possibly a hammer or tire iron—severely injuring him.

California Bar Gunman Planned to Ambush Officers, Report Says

After the initial shooting, the gunman positioned himself in anticipation of the police response, Ayub said. When officers entered, he ambushed them immediately from a position of tactical advantage, mortally wounding Ventura County Sgt. Ron Helus.

Virginia Police Unhurt in Ambush Attack, Suspect Seriously Wounded

Police officers with the Prince William (VA) County Police Department were responding to a call about a man firing shots from his residence and as they arrived on the scene, the man shot at the officers with a rifle in what appeared to be an ambush.

South Carolina Investigator Dies from Florence Ambush Wounds

“Farrah was the ultimate professional, excelling at everything she did,” Sheriff Boone stated in a press release. “She dedicated her life to serving the victims of the worst crimes imaginable. Please pray for Farrah’s family, our FCSO family and for our community as we mourn her loss.”

Oregon Man Started Fire in Attempt to Ambush First Responders

The man—identified as 65-year-old Lance Taylor Jacobs—reportedly set the fire in an attempt to lure police officers and firefighters in an ambush attempt.

South Carolina Deputy Making Remarkable Recovery After Being Shot

According to WPDE-TV News, 24-year-old Florence County Deputy Arie Davis has made a remarkable recovery and is doing well.