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March 24, 2014

New video: Helmet cam captures fatal NM standoff

Suspect had a criminal history in Albuquerque that goes back as far as 2001, including several arrests on charges of violence against officers - Full Story
March 23, 2014

Arrest made in stabbing of off-duty Philly officer

The 19-year veteran of the force was stabbed four times outside the Venture Inn - Full Story
March 20, 2014

NM police open fire on man with knife during standoff

The man gestured and yelled: "I'm going to hunt you down and kill you. That's my personal promise." - Full Story
March 20, 2014

Md. man killed by cops had similar knife incident before

A man shot to death this week by Baltimore County police had approached officers with a knife before - Full Story
February 22, 2014

Calif. campus police fatally shoot knife-wielding man

The suspect charged at police and had no reaction to the officers' TASER - Full Story
February 21, 2014

4 dead, 2 wounded in Calif. tribal center shootings

A formal tribe leader opened fire at an eviction hearing, then went after victims with a knife - Full Story
February 05, 2014

$1M bond set for man who stabbed K-9 to death

Judge considers fallen K-9 full officer, sets $1M bond for suspect - Full Story
January 29, 2014

Pa. K-9 stabbed, 2 officers injured during arrest

K-9 was stabbed in the back and two officers were injured while trying to apprehend a man wanted for a home invasion - Full Story
January 25, 2014

Witnesses: Cop forced to shoot 'zombie' with carving knife

Ian Michael Saum was shot after he moved toward police wielding a long carving knife; his condition is unknown - Full Story
January 16, 2014

Video: Body cam captures violent 'suicide by cop'

Body camera footage shows a tense confrontation between an Idaho officer and a knife-wielding suspect, which resulted in a fatal shooting - Full Story



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