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CA Officer Stabbed, Suspect Killed in Gas Station Attack

The agency released surveillance footage from the station that shows a man walk up to the patrol car before getting into a scuffle with an officer in the driver’s seat.

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MA Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man in Apartment

Three Winchester police officers responding to the unit. In the apartment they reportedly found a man holding two knives.

30 Officers Injured in Philly Riots Over Police Shooting of Armed Man

A man identified as Wallace can be seen on citizen video chasing the officers around the car. The officers give the man orders to "drop the knife." He appears to advance on them and they open fire.

Denver Police Use Patrol Car to Stop Machete-Wielding Assailant

Officers with the Denver Police Department were forced to use at least one patrol vehicle to stop a rampaging assailant armed with a machete on Thursday morning.

Phoenix Officer Shoots, Wounds, Knife-Wielding Man

An officer with the Phoenix Police Department shot and wounded a knife-wielding man as he moved toward the officer after being told the drop the weapon, police say.

Kentucky Officer Stabbed in the Face During Altercation with Suspect

An officer with the Owensboro (KY) Police Department who was stabbed in the face by a subject during an altercation on Sunday afternoon is expected to recover from what were termed by the agency as non-life-threatening injuries.

Wisconsin Officer Subdues Axe-Wielding Man Causing Disturbance

An officer with the Menasha Police Department was attacked while investigating an ax incident at a business after responding to a call of a man armed with axe acting erratically at a local business.

Violent Protests Shake PA City After Officer Fatally Shoots Man with Knife

Investigators determined Munoz had a knife in his right hand as he chased the officer, according to the release. The officer then fired several shots, and Munoz was killed.

3 Massachusetts Officers Stabbed During Incident Involving Stolen Vehicle

Three officers with the Saugus Police Department were stabbed—and another injured—as they were attempting to investigate a report of a stolen rental vehicle that had not been returned.

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Michigan Officer Fatally Shoots Man Armed with Sword and Dagger

An officer with the Detroit Police Department who was wounded by an assailant armed with several edged weapons opened fire on the attacker, fatally shooting him.