Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Officer Safety  > News
Officer Safety

Officer Safety

The Officer Safety topic page has the specific mission of keeping cops safe through current & quality information, with tips, columnist commentary, and the latest news updates. From techniques to employ against assailants to alerts on growing threats against officers, the Officer Safety topic page is a key resource for officers everywhere.
Main News Columns Videos Photos

News

July 30, 2014

Minn. officer shot and killed, manhunt underway

A Mendota Heights police officer was shot in the head and killed during a traffic stop Wednesday - Full Story
July 30, 2014
Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

As the officer spoke with the driver he pulled over, a pickup came within inches of side-swiping him before grinding to a halt - Full Story
July 30, 2014

3 killed, 3 deputies injured in NC shootout

Deputies were called to the residence for a domestic dispute when gunfire was exchanged with one person - Full Story
July 30, 2014
2 dead, 2 hurt in Nev. crime spree

2 dead, 2 hurt in Nev. crime spree

Two men were killed and two women were seriously injured Tuesday in a wild Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking, two home invasions, a stabbing, a fake hostage situation and a deadly police shooting - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Video: Driver plows into Mustang during traffic stop

Dash cam video has been released capturing a driver slamming into a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road during a Texas traffic stop June 20 - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. officer forced to end pursuit when concealed carrier fires at suspect

A man with a concealed carry permit shot at an armed robbery suspect who had stolen items from a cell phone store - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ore. deputy pinned after woman rams vehicle

Deputies broke a car window to arrest a Rock Creek woman who rammed a vehicle, damaging a patrol car and pinning a deputy early Saturday - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Officer Safety Columnists

Tactical Analysis Tactical Analysis
with Mike Wood
Perspectives on Policing Perspectives on Policing
with Loraine Burger