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December 23, 2015

Video released of Calif. cop's fatal shooting of transient

911 call reported suspect was armed with a knife. The object he was carrying turned out to be a blue metallic pen - Full Story
December 06, 2015

Video: Razor-wielding suspect shot and killed in Fla. robbery attempt

Person who made the 911 call said a suspect was armed with a bomb and had passed a note to the teller - Full Story
November 15, 2015

Off-duty cop shoots knife-wielding man at Union Station, bystander also injured

Officer fired several shots Saturday and hit the suspect and possibly a female bystander - Full Story
October 11, 2015

Ind. woman stops intruder with medieval combat skills, sword

An Indiana woman says her training in medieval combat helped her corner a home intruder - Full Story
September 18, 2015
Fla. woman tries to stab deputy at house filled with 3,500 knives, swords

Fla. woman tries to stab deputy at house filled with 3,500 knives, swords

Authorities say they fired several bean bag rounds at her after she tried to stab the deputy - Full Story
August 31, 2015

Trending Topics: When gunfire erupts inside a courthouse

By PoliceOne Staff Despite security measures meant to mitigate the risk of danger, acts of violence continue... - Full Story
August 24, 2015

Trending Topics: When a police station is targeted

By PoliceOne Staff With the recent rise in anti-police sentiment, cops need to stay vigilant now more... - Full Story
July 19, 2015

Baltimore officer stabbed multiple times, man charged

James Goss stabbed the officer several times in the face and upper body early Saturday morning - Full Story
July 06, 2015

Portland officer stabbed, suspect shot

Both were taken to Portland hospitals with injuries not considered life-threatening - Full Story
June 18, 2015

Police officer slashed, suspect shot dead outside NYC subway

An officer who was slashed by a knife-wielding man is in stable condition - Full Story

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