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New York Officer Stabbed On Duty, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An officer with the Rochester (NY) Police Department was stabbed on Sunday while responding to a 911 call of a man—possibly under the influence of illegal narcotics—smashing car windows.

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Red Flag Petition to Disarm Colorado Officer Rejected

On Thursday, a judge shot down a Colorado woman's petition to seize guns from the Colorado State University Police Officer who shot and killed her son during a 2017 edged weapon attack.

Florida Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Who Stabbed Officer

An officer with the Miami Beach Police Department is recovering and the man who stabbed him was shot and critically wounded by other responding officers following a confrontation over the weekend.

Washington Officer Stabbed in Cheek While Conducting Welfare Check

An officer with the Tacoma (WA) Police Department who had responded to a report of a possible death in an apartment was attacked and stabbed in the cheek over the weekend.

Massachusetts Trooper Slashed with Blade at Traffic Stop

A Massachusetts State Police trooper is being treated for slash wounds after being attacked with an edged weapon during a traffic stop Thursday.

Florida Officer Shoots, Wounds Knife-Wielding Man

An officer with the St. Petersburg (FL) Police Department shot and wounded a man armed with a 10-inch knife who had refused repeated commands to drop the weapon.

California Officers Fatally Shoot Man in Domestic Call

Two officers with the Concord (CA) Police Department are on paid administrative leave after fatally shooting a man after an elderly couple called 911 to report that their 60-year-old son was armed with a knife and acting erratically on Sunday morning.

UK Police Shoot Man on London Bridge Following Alleged Terror Attack

A police officer in London shot and killed a man reportedly wearing a fake suicide vest who police say stabbed at least two people to death on the London Bridge.

California Officer Wounded by Machete-Wielding Man, Suspect Killed

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a man wielding a machete charged at officers after crashing a carjacked vehicle.

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California Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man at Domestic Call

An officer with the Lemoore (CA) Police Department reportedly came under attack by a man with a knife at a domestic call on Saturday night and the officer's partner subsequently shot the alleged assailant.