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Man Opens Fire on Texas Officers at Traffic Stop, No Injuries Reported

A man who officers had attempted to stop over a malfunctioning headlight opened fire on them before fleeing on foot from the scene.

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Starting a Duty Pistol Red Dot Optic Program

Officers and agencies have to be willing to rethink firearms training to gain the benefits of adding optics to duty handguns.

Texas Officer Stabbed, Suspect Wielding Cleaver Fatally Shot

A man wielding a meat cleaver and frying pan stabbed an officer in the shoulder before being shot and killed by police officer early Tuesday, a Denton, TX, police spokesperson said.

Texas Officer "In Good Spirits" After Suffering Gunshot Wound to Arm

An officer with the Forest Hill (TX) Police Department is recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm she suffered early Wednesday morning.

Texas Officer Adopts Dog Badly Wounded When Dragged By Vehicle

An officer with the Round Rock (TX) Police Department is now the proud owner of a three-year-old bull terrier that had suffered extensive injuries when it fell from the bed of a pickup truck and was dragged along the roadway for up to a mile before breaking free of its tether.

Texas Agency Moves to Load-Bearing Vests to Mitigate Duty Belt Injuries

Officers with the Austin (TX) Police Department will soon be outfitted with custom-designed load-bearing vests (LBVs) to secure some of their duty gear that is now carried on their duty belts.

2 Ways to Harden Soft Targets Like Churches, Synagogues, and Mosques

It's time to make it significantly more difficult for an armed assailant to commit mass murder in "soft targets."

Texas Chief Tells Officers to Wear Uniforms to Church

Chief Ed Kraus of the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department has told his officers that in the wake of several recent active shooter attacks on houses of worship officers should attend religious services in full uniform as a deterrent against violence.

Texas Agency Identifies Deputy Slain at Tuesday Traffic Stop

“Preliminary information indicates the deputy stopped a Chevrolet Tahoe on the northbound side of FM-10 when the driver suddenly exited the vehicle and fired a [semi-automatic rifle] numerous times at the deputy,” says a statement from Sheriff Kevin Lake.

Texas Deputy Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop

Panola County Chief Deputy John Depresca said the deputy was shot six times with a semiautomatic rifle while he was conducting a traffic stop on FM 10 at about 2 a.m. Tuesday.