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Shots Fired: Boynton Beach, Florida 06/12/2012

Reynolds saw the muzzle flashes from Wallace's .45 and darted to his left, sprinting across the blacktop and onto a gravel road. Bullets ricocheted off the ground at his feet. He ran for the cover of a telephone pole and returned fire, laying down six rounds of suppression fire. Munro opened fire, too. Wallace shot back.

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Shots Fired: Bismarck, North Dakota 07/08/2012

A domestic. Despite the shorthand, Officer Brad Jerome of the Bismarck (N.D.) Police Department knew such calls usually portended something decidedly undomestic, and the fact that this one was in a trailer park on the eastern part of town only raised the odds.

Shots Fired: Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 04/28/2007

The duo approached the house where they found the front door standing half-way open. The two officers stepped across the threshold and into the living room, and they picked up sight of a male adult darting toward the back of the house.

Shots Fired: Redford Township, Michigan 06/10/1998

Sgt. Adam Pasciak's mind began to feel like it was starting to shut down when he heard more gunshots ringing out—a lot of them. Sgt. Jim Turner had witnessed what happened and continued the foot pursuit of the driver, exchanging gunfire as they ran.

Shots Fired, Redford Township, Mich., Crime Scene

A traffic stop turned deadly for Redford Township (Mich.) Police Sgt. Adam Pasciak, who returned fire after a driver with a militia bent pulled a gun from under his shirt during a foot pursuit. Read the full story in our "Shots Fired: Redford Township, Michigan 06/10/1998." Photos are courtesy of Adam Pasciak.

Shots Fired: Glendora, California 05/15/2011

The suspect spun counterclockwise to face Cpl. Chris Stabio. His face was contorted into a grimace and his lips seemed to mouth an unheard profanity. He raised his right arm toward Stabio. In his hand was a dark object. That the object was a firearm didn't become apparent until Stabio was about almost six feet inside the front door and it started spitting fire at him.

Police Links: The Most Dangerous Job

It's nearing the end of another month, so it's time for another post covering a sprinkling of Internet morsels you might have missed, including a sleepwalking defense and jobs statistically more dangerous than yours.

Shots Fired: Oakland, California 08/27/2010

After serving several DEA warrants in Oakland, Fremont, Calif., police officer Todd Young and his partner headed into East Oakland in hopes of locating a wanted Union City gang member whose ex-girlfriend had said that he'd been hanging out in the area. The officers were met with gunfire, when they located their suspect.

Shots Fired: Las Vegas, Nevada 02/18/2009

Las Vegas Metro PD patrol personnel arrived on scene within a few minutes of Sarah's 911 call. They effected a containment of the suspect and the location. Several officers—some with long guns—took cover positions about the scene as a crisis negotiator initiated a one-on-one dialogue with John.

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Shots Fired: Montrose, Colorado 07/25/2009

The door splintered under the boot of Officer Robbie Satterly. The officers rolled into the doorway. And Gurney let loose with multiple blasts from the Benelli. Within the span of two seconds, 36 pellets peppered the doorway.