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September 14, 2014
Ga. deputy killed, another shot responding to suicide attempt

Ga. deputy killed, another shot responding to suicide attempt

Deputy Jeff Wilson and Deputy Michael Norris responded to the call of an armed man attempting suicide when they exchanged gunfire with the suspect - Full Story
September 14, 2014
Manhunt continues in killing of Pa. trooper

Manhunt continues in killing of Pa. trooper

With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks, law enforcement is on high alert in a massive search for the shooter or shooters - Full Story
September 14, 2014
Reality Training: Surviving a high-risk traffic stop

Reality Training: Surviving a high-risk traffic stop

By PoliceOne Staff For the week of September 12, we're reviewing the Roll Call Reality Training segment... - Full Story
September 12, 2014

'Swatting' no prank to video game celebrities

Experts know of no swatting victim who has been killed or seriously injured by responding officers — but the threat is real - Full Story
September 12, 2014
La. officer, suspect shot in gunfire exchange

La. officer, suspect shot in gunfire exchange

An officer was shot during the search for a suspect in an apartment late Thursday - Full Story
September 12, 2014

Texas homicide suspect killed in gun battle with marshals

A man who was shot to death in a gun battle with pursuing officers was a suspect in several ongoing homicide cases - Full Story
September 11, 2014

Rifles made to resemble toy guns found in Calif. raid

Police found two partially assembled AK-47 assault rifles with orange plastic tips on their barrels, making the weapons look like toy guns - Full Story
September 11, 2014
Police avert highway shutdown at Ferguson protests

Police avert highway shutdown at Ferguson protests

Planned shutdown fell through Wednesday as a wall of police in riot gear kept people who planned to protest the shooting from walking onto Interstate 70 - Full Story
September 11, 2014
Bullet pierced slain SC deputy's armor

Bullet pierced slain SC deputy's armor

Deputy was wearing body armor but not the right type to stop a spray of bullets from an AK-47 fired from behind an apartment door - Full Story
September 10, 2014

La. officer, 2 suspects shot in drug bust

18-year veteran officer was hit in his vest after approaching two suspects parked in a vehicle - Full Story



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