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Chicago Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest in Shooting

An officer with the Chicago Police Department is alive and recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after he was struck by gunfire that was stopped by his ballistic vest.

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Baltimore Officer Shot and Saved by Armor, Suspect at Large

The commissioner said the officer's body armor prevented more serious injury. "I have spoken with (Shock Trauma Physician-in-Chief Dr. Thomas) Scalea, who has given a good report and said the officer is well, that the bullet likely grazed the side of his abdomen and went in and out (did) not hit any organs," Harrison said.

New York Officer Shot Multiple Times Expected to Fully Recover

An officer with the Tonawanda (NY) Police Department was shot multiple times early Tuesday morning, but is expected to fully recover from his wounds.

Ken Osmond, Child Actor Turned Police Officer Dead at Age 76

Ken Osmond—who played Eddie Haskell on the "Leave It to Beaver" TV show and later went on to become a police officer has died in Los Angeles at age 76. No cause of death has been released.

3 Arizona Officers Shot in 2 Incidents, All Expected to be OK

Three officers with the Chandler (AZ) Police Department were shot and wounded in two separate shootings early Monday. All are expected to fully recover.

Missouri Officer Shot, Saved by Body Armor

An officer with the Jefferson City (MO) Police Department was shot in the chest and saved by body armor and a suspect was fatally shot Wednesday evening after a vehicle pursuit ended with gunfire.

Phoenix Officer Credits Armor with Saving her Life During Shooting That Killed Commander

An officer with the Phoenix Police Department says that the protective plate given to her by her father—a reserve officer himself—likely saved her life during an incident that left Commander Greg Carnicle dead during a domestic violence call in late March.

Anchorage Officer Shot in Badge, Saved by Body Armor

The bullet hit Officer Jason Cusack's badge and was stopped by his body armor.

Man Charged in Ferguson, MO, Shooting of Off-Duty Officer

A man from North St. Louis County, MO, has been arrested after a two-day manhunt following the shooting of an off-duty uniformed police officer working a security job in Ferguson.

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Missouri Officer Working Off-Duty Shot in Ferguson Walmart

An officer with the Calverton (MO) Police Department working a secondary job at a Walmart store on West Florissant Street in Ferguson suffered an apparent gunshot wound on Saturday night.