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February 03, 2012

Ala. cop killed in stabbing

The Mayor's Office has confirmed the death of a Mobile police officer Friday - Full Story
February 02, 2012

Autistic teen killed after threatening cops

A teen with Asperger's syndrome appeared and "made slashing strikes" while holding a knife, according to police - Full Story
February 02, 2012

Sgt. shoots, kills Ariz. man wielding meat cleaver

A man wielding a meat cleaver reportedly threatened employees, lunged toward the sergeant - Full Story
January 31, 2012

Video: January's 5 most popular police videos

By PoliceOne Staff The top video of January got the most views of any video ever posted on PoliceOne.... - Full Story
January 26, 2012

Police: Ax murderer ate victim's eyeball, brains

Warrant: 'Ate the eyeball, which tasted like an oyster' - Full Story
December 29, 2011

NJ cops shoot man armed with ax, dagger

The shooting occurred around 5:25 a.m. Wednesday - Full Story
December 07, 2011

Mass. police shooting justified, DA says

Fitchburg officers were justified in their use of force when they shot a man armed with a machete - Full Story
December 03, 2011

Hawaii cops: Officer kills man who stabbed neighbor

Authorities say a man first attacked his grandfather, then three neighbors - Full Story
November 29, 2011

Police shoot Ga. woman stabbing her child

Two officers drew their service weapons and ordered the woman to drop a knife - Full Story
November 23, 2011

Calif. cops shoot, kill knife-wielding man

Police found the man at the intersection and told him several times to drop the knife - Full Story

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