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November 09, 2011

Stabbed NM cop testifies: Feared for life

NM State Police officer Steven Carroll testified Monday that he pleaded with an attacker - Full Story
October 25, 2011
Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

Heart surgeon saves officer after suspect slashed throat

The suspect cut Pc Paul Madden's throat as people watched in horror - Full Story
October 23, 2011

Machete-wielding man shot by LAPD

Man attacked a taco truck patron and was Tasered to no effect before being shot - Full Story
October 07, 2011

Video: Officer shoots teen who charges with knife

Pao Khang was told to get on the ground and drop his knife - Full Story
September 16, 2011
Del. sergeant fatally stabbed by suspect

Del. sergeant fatally stabbed by suspect

Sgt. Joe Szczerba was fatally stabbed while struggling with a suspect - Full Story
August 16, 2011

Citizens come to injured San Diego cop's aid

Michael Gonzalez is charged with three counts of attempted murder - Full Story
July 18, 2011

Detective, teen daughter found dead in San Diego

Williams' son was sitting next to his sister's body, and a large kitchen knife was found on the lawn - Full Story
May 07, 2011

Sword-wielding 'pirate' shot by Neb. police

Officer shot Jonathan Martis when he refused to drop sword and approached them - Full Story
April 05, 2011

Reporter finds crime-scene knife missed by deputies

Police spokeswoman said during the investigation that detectives had found what they believed was the primary weapon - Full Story
March 29, 2011

49 arrested in Ariz. gun-and-drug sting

The U.S. Attorney's Office says "Operation 602 Exchange" resulted in the seizure of 223 weapons, many of them stolen - Full Story



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