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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.

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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.

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.

Virginia Police Chief Stops Edged Weapon Attack at Church

Fairfax County Police Chief Ed Roessler and two other individuals stopped a man who was stabbing the pastor and parishioners gathered for Bible study over the weekend, possibly saving multiple lives in the process.

Video Shows Deadly Confrontation Between MI Deputy and Suspect who Stabbed Man Over COVID Mask

An Eaton County deputy located Sean Ernest Ruis' vehicle at about 7:13 a.m. in a neighborhood several miles away on Jerryson Drive in Delta Township, MSP Lt. Brian Oleksyk told the Lansing State Journal. When the deputy made a traffic stop, Ruis got out of his vehicle and approached the deputy with a knife, Oleksyk said.

Tennessee Officer Shoots, Wounds Knife-Wielding Suspect

An officer with the Knoxville Police Department shot and wounded a knife-wielding subject who was suspected of committing a burglary on Saturday afternoon.

Metro DC Officer Stabbed, Good Samaritan Steps in to Help

An officer with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department was stabbed multiple times on Thursday afternoon and a citizen who witnessed the attack rushed in to help get control of the suspect.

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Texas Officer Stabbed, Fatally Shoots Suspect

An officer with the Plano (TX) Police Department fatally shot a female subject who had stabbed him with an edged weapon as he was attempting to assist her after a vehicle collision early Thursday morning.