Recently a number of officers across the country have been assaulted. Below are their stories along with an article detailing a new Md. law that makes assaulting an officer a felony and tips for keeping yourself safe in the field.
(above) Seattle Police Dept. SWAT team acting Sgt. Tom Fitzgerald, right, gestures to a table of assault weapons at a news conference held to support renewal of legislation banning those types of weapons.