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April 17, 2014

Good Samaritan takes down suspect during attack on Nev. cop

Mike Elgas was at Jack in the Box for a quick breakfast when he helped save an officer's life in a March 21 incident - Full Story
April 17, 2014
Mont. suspect licks officer's eye during arrest

Mont. suspect licks officer's eye during arrest

Police say when officers tried to put suspect in a patrol car; he licked one of their eyes - Full Story
April 17, 2014
Wounded Ore. officer: Fallen K-9 'saved my life'

Wounded Ore. officer: Fallen K-9 'saved my life'

K-9 unit Officer Jeff Dorn is recovering from leg wounds and his police dog Mick was fatally shot Wednesday - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Video: Crazed man dies after resisting TASER, attacking cops

Police attempted to subdue suspect after he resisted being placed in handcuffs and fought the officers. A TASER was deployed multiple times, but did not stop him - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Ore. cop shot, K-9 killed in traffic stop shooting

An Oregon officer was shot and a K-9 was killed after a suspect with a rifle opened fire during a traffic stop - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Minn. deputy shot during traffic stop, suspect arrested

The deputy returned fire but missed the suspect, who fled in a vehicle - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Boys jump into arms of cops to escape Chicago blaze that injured 8

2 firefighters and 1 police officer were injured - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Report: NYC gun violence on rise

The number of shootings in NYC has increased during the past several weeks after months of declines - Full Story
April 15, 2014

Feds condemn 'save a life, kill a cop' fliers against APD

The federal agency is condemning threats of violence against officers in anti-police fliers that have surfaced in the city - Full Story
April 15, 2014
Wis. cop paralyzed in shooting dies from injuries

Wis. cop paralyzed in shooting dies from injuries

A Wis. deputy died Monday, after succumbing to complications stemming from a gunshot wound he received in a shootout with a suspect in 1991 - Full Story



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