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New NC Law Toughens Penalty for Assaulting LEOs

"Conner's Law" is named after State Trooper Kevin Conner, who was shot to death almost a year ago during a traffic stop in Columbus County, NC.

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Death Toll Climbs in Texas Rampage, Wounded Trooper Recovering

The total number of people killed in a rampage in Texas has now reached seven, and 22 were wounded—including three responding police officers. The trooper survived "by the grace of God" and was in surgery for several hours Saturday.

Illinois Trooper Shot, Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries Executing Search Warrant

An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries executing a search warrant in East St. Louis early Friday, leading to a standoff at a house in a residential neighborhood.

New York Officer Dies from 9/11-Related Illness

A former New York State Police Trooper has succumbed to incurable cancer that developed as a result of the time he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Nebraska State Patrol Car Voted Best Looking Cruiser

The Nebraska State Patrol claimed the top spot in this year's Best Looking Cruiser contest, an annual contest voted on by the public and organized by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST).

WV Trooper Shot Searching for Gunman, Suspect Dead

It began when Pocahontas County, WV, Sheriff J.P. Barlow was investigating a single-vehicle crash and was shot at by a man with a rifle Monday.

North Carolina Trooper Injured in Vehicle Pursuit is Paralyzed

A trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol who was involved in a collision during a vehicle pursuit is paralyzed from the neck down, Commander Glenn McNeill announced on Facebook.

Ohio Trooper Hit, Critically Injured by Wrongway Driver in Fiery Crash

The trooper was struck head-on by another vehicle traveling south in the northbound lanes. Both vehicles caught fire.

Illinois Trooper Struck, Killed by Vehicle

Trooper Brooke Jones-Story was outside her car and was conducting an inspection of a truck on the shoulder of the road when another truck slammed into her.

Montana Trooper Shot, in Critical Condition

A second responding trooper found Trooper Palmer in his patrol vehicle with his seat belt still fastened.