Entries by lnm

Accidental Use of Live Rounds

An officer was dispatched for a subject behaving erratically near a school, possibly armed with a knife. The responding officer was less-lethal trained (a 12 gauge shotgun, painted a different color, but capable of firing 12 gauge rounds). Upon arrival of the officer, the subject fled, and the officer tried to use his less-lethal shotgun on the subject.



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Inmate Attempts to Disarm Officers at the Hospital

In February 2013, at approximately 1608 hours, I received a call from Officer #1 reporting that an inmate was just taken down to the floor by him and Officer #2 after the inmate tried to take his weapon.



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Near Collision Between Police Helicopter and Drone

A state law enforcement officer was flying a helicopter over a major state highway at night in search for a stolen vehicle. While the pilot was searching, the pilot noticed a red light appear in front of the helicopter’s cockpit window.



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Police K9 Bites SWAT Officer During Operation

A K-9 officer took part in a drug raid. Prior to the raid, the same K-9 and officer were involved in K-9 training. The training involved bite training and command/obedience training. The K-9 and officer went directly from training to the raid. As the K-9 officer exited his patrol car, he was unable to grab his K-9’s collar as he normally does.



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Inmate Attempts to Take Officer’s Gun in Hospital Bathroom

In July 2013, at approximately 7:15 am, an inmate was escorted from [Correctional Institution] to [Local Hospital] by two officers for a scheduled clinical appointment. At approximately 11:45 am, the inmate requested to use the restroom. Officer #1 searched the restroom and discovered a cell phone and tobacco product inside. Officer #2 confiscated the items and cleared the restroom for use by the inmate. The inmate again expressed his immediate need to use the restroom throughout the search. Officer #2 escorted the inmate inside the restroom. Once inside, Officer #2 removed the restraints from the inmate, freeing the inmate’s right hand.



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Less Lethal Shotguns Just in Time

Officers were dispatched to an unknown situation on a 9-1-1 call. Upon arrival they were confronted by a man with two butcher knives standing on the front porch of a residence. The suspect began to advance on the officers, two of whom had their handguns pointed at the suspect. The third officer deployed a less lethal shotgun, which the department had trained in and issued approximately 2 weeks prior to the incident.



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Active Shooter Hoax at University

Communications received a text report of an active shooter occurring at (Major University) main group building. Incident Command made the decision to enter the building to search for the shooter. Responding officers from the local police department and the university police department formed into teams to begin the search. After a 2.5 hour search of multiple buildings with multiple teams, no shooter was found. The incident was determined to be a hoax.



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Nearly Shot Investigating Burglary Alarm

Police responded to a burglary alarm at a private residence. Upon arrival, the officer checked the property. A male came to the door and told him the alarm was tripped. When the officer asked him for ID showing proof of residency, the male retreated into the house. A woman then came to the door showing ID. The officer sensed something wasn’t right, and he inquired if everything was OK.



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Crossfire Situation During Officer Involved Shooting

Officers responded to a robbery in progress at a drug store. When the officers entered the building, they observed the store staff hiding behind the counters. The officers began to surround the store and establish a perimeter. As the officers in the store approached the rear of the store, the two armed offenders exited through a drive through window.



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Foot Pursuit with Low-Battery Radio and Inoperable OC Spray

Officer on patrol observed two individuals in an enclosed walkway (Tunnel). One subject started to take out of his pockets numerous cell phones, prescription bottles, and a collapsible baton (Asp). When the officer approached the subject, the subject started to pick up all of the items, shoving them into his pockets. The subject then ran into busy afternoon traffic and crossed three lanes, almost being struck and causing motor vehicles to swerve in order to avoid striking him.



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