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MA Officers Successfully De-Escalate Suspected "Suicide-by-Cop" Incident

Responding officers discovered the man had three knives and was making aggressive movements toward them, police say. Multiple officers and a K-9 were called to the scene

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Oklahoma Officers Use ECD on Man Advancing with "Samurai" Sword

Officers with the Moore (OK) Police Department used an electronic control device (ECD) to end a potentially deadly confrontation with a man armed with a sword.

Police Search for Gunman Who Shot at California Officer

A gunman fired on a sergeant who had responded to a home following a call of a suicidal subject armed with a gun, striking the sergeant's patrol car several times.

Wisconsin Officer Involved in Shooting During Domestic Call

An officer with the Waukesha (WI) Police Department was reportedly shot during response to a domestic abuse incident during which one man was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

California Officer Rescues Toddlers after Father Drives Off Cliff

An officer with the San Diego Police Department is being heralded as a hero for saving two toddlers from a vehicle that was driven by their father over a cliff near the Coronado Bridge on Saturday morning.

Man Dies by Suicide During a Struggle with Wisconsin Police Officer

A Wisconsin man reportedly died by suicide during a struggle with an officer with the Caldonia (WI) Police Department on Monday morning.

Syracuse Officers Save Suicidal Woman on Bridge

The officers rushed to the bridge, approached the woman and quickly grabbed her clothing through the chain-linked fence.

Utah Man Allegedly Shoots at Officer, Turns Gun on Self

A Utah man accused of murdering his girlfriend earlier this week then reportedly opened fire on responding officers before eventually shooting himself in the face.

New Jersey Officer Rescues Missing Suicidal Subject

A New Jersey officer found and rescued a suicidal woman who survived an overnight leap from a bridge and suffered serious injuries.

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Kentucky Officer Credited with Talking Suicidal Woman Down From Bridge

An officer with the Harlan (KY) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal woman who was perched on a highway overpass and in jeopardy of jumping or falling to her death over the weekend.