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Chicago Officer Shot in Chin Last Week Out of Coma

Police said the officer was shot in the neck, chin, and his protective vest. Fragments from the bullet penetrated the officer’s esophagus, and he was placed in a medically induced coma on Thursday.

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Chicago Officer Shot Responding to Domestic

When they arrived on the scene, they encountered the suspect who was on the third floor and engaged police in a conversation. Superintendent David Brown said officers engaged in de-escalation tactics, but the man began firing down at the officers who were on the ground level.

Michigan Officer Dies of Apparent Heart Attack

Sergeant Steven Splan was found unresponsive in the station shortly before midnight on Sunday. The 46-year-old officer reportedly suffered a heart attack.

Iowa Officer Dragged by Vehicle Treated for Minor Injuries

An officer with the Washington (IA) Police Department was dragged by a vehicle for several blocks by a vehicle that had been stopped for not displaying license plates shortly after midnight on Saturday night.

Donut Shop Employee Arrested for Spitting in Officer's Coffee

Vincent Sessler now faces charges of Disorderly Conduct, Reckless Conduct, and Battery to a Peace Officer.

Michigan State Police Trooper Dies From Injuries Sustained in Collision

Trooper Caleb Starr died after having been hospitalized for about three weeks following a collision with a suspected drunk driver.

2 Juveniles Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Off-Duty MO Officer

The unidentified officer was shot in the arm about midnight Sunday and transported to a nearby hospital. He is expected to make a full recovery.

Attorney for Fired Officer Charged in Death of George Floyd Files Motion to Dismiss Charges

The attorney said he will argue that the charges against Thao are not supported by probable cause. Prosecutors must prove that Thao knew former officer Derek Chauvin and others were going to commit a crime and “intended his presence or actions to further the commission of that crime,” the motion says.

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.

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Man Indicted for Shooting, Wounding Ohio Police Officer

A man accused of shooting a female police officer with the Cleveland Police Department has reportedly been indicted by the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury.