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Check and Double Check

 
A call for service was received about a domestic disturbance with allegations that the known suspect had pointed a gun at the caller during a verbal altercation. The caller then fled to a nearby gas station and contacted police.

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Suspect Opens Fire on Officers Serving Arrest Warrant

 
Police received an anonymous tip that a suspect wanted for attempted murder (he allegedly shot a female) was inside of a motel-style apartment. Officers from two agencies met and formed a perimeter around the apartment, which was located on the ground floor. Officers contacted a female subject sitting outside of the apartment and asked her if the suspect was inside.

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Don’t Fixate on Addressing a Traffic Violation

 
I’m a motor officer with over 10 years of experience in motors. One day at the end of my shift, I was riding home after sundown, and I noticed a vehicle traveling without its headlights activated. The vehicle was ahead of me and one lane to my left.

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Take Full Advantage of Time before Going Hands-On

 
My partner and I were dispatched for a domestic complaint where a husband had physically assaulted his wife. My partner and I had been working a two-person car for about two years. We arrived on scene and met the wife outside of their apartment. She said her husband was inside, had been drinking, and had physically assaulted her.

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Domestic Suspect Could Have Ambushed Officers at Any Time

 
We were sent to a domestic in a small studio apartment. My partner was talking to the female and I stood cover. The female said the male subject had left the scene.

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Biker Bar Booking Gone Bad

 
On an October evening at approximately 2030 hours, several units were dispatched to a biker bar for a fight in progress, weapons involved. We were advised by the watch commander to stage at a location near the bar to assess the real nature of the call and confirm, as best as possible, the number and nature of weapons involved prior to responding to the scene. Fights at the bar were not uncommon, but we were rarely called.

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Warm Breaths on a Frozen Night

 
The night was chilly, maybe high 20s. I had been on shift for about three hours at the time of the incident. My eight-officer patrol team was manned by newer officers with a high drive. Officer safety was more of an idea we knew existed somewhere else.

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Armed EDP Subject High on Drugs in Apartment

 
The call was initially dispatched as a Burglary In Progress. The resident of an apartment called 911 reporting that several males had broken into his apartment. The caller sounded emotionally disturbed (like an EDP) to the call-taker, and no one else could be heard in the background.

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Juvenile Nearly Strikes Officer on Roadway

 
I conducted a late night traffic stop with a fully marked cruiser (front/rear blues illuminated) and a green high-visibility jacket.

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Suspicious Person Shoots at Deputy during Field Interview

 
At approximately 2245, a sheriff’s deputy was on patrol in a rural section of the county when she noticed a car pulled to the side of the road with a single occupant in the driver’s seat. With a recent influx of stolen cars and alarm calls in the area, the deputy wanted to check on the driver to make sure the driver wasn’t a wanted individual or a stranded motorist needing help.

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