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Van Nearly Strikes Officer during Nighttime Traffic Stop

 
I conducted a traffic stop for a suspected DUI. As I was interacting with and evaluating the driver early in the contact (and with the driver still in the car), I heard a vehicle approaching from behind.

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Deputy Crashes En Route to Medical Call for Service

 
A medical call went out for a patient experiencing difficulty breathing. In our county, deputies are also the responding paramedics. One paramedic was already on scene. Another deputy/paramedic was en route to the medical call, still responding with lights and sirens.

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Suspended Driver Shoots Officer During Traffic Stop

 
This incident occurred in May 1995 at 0230 in the morning. I received a radio call about a person at a [diner] who refused to pay their bill. Initial contact with the subject suggested he was very timid, and the manager just wanted him to be put out.

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Handcuffed Subject Discards Gun in Police Car

 
My partner and I responded for a “Suspicious Persons” call wherein the anonymous caller described two subjects selling heroin with one subject armed with a gun. Upon our arrival, we located the described subjects and placed them in handcuffs. Immediately after we handcuffed both subjects, relatives and friends exited the residence the subjects were in front of and became verbally hostile towards us.

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Officer Shot Responding to Traffic Accident

 
Officer responded to a call of a traffic accident at 0951. Upon arrival, the officer observed a man and a woman attempting to leave the scene of the crash on foot. As the officer approached the couple, the man turned and fired at the officer, fatally striking him in the head.

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Technology and K-9 Save Deputy During Ambush Attack

 
A K-9 deputy observed a suspicious vehicle parked at a rest stop. The vehicle’s lights were turned off, and one person was sitting in the driver’s seat. As the deputy approached the vehicle, two individuals came out of the nearby woods and approached the deputy.

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Correctional Officer Goes Down Transporting Maximum Security Inmate

 
Two corrections officers were assigned to transport a maximum security inmate to the local hospital for a doctors consultation in the ER. The inmate was secured to the gurney with handcuffs and leg irons. Corrections officer (CO) 1 was standing in the doorway while CO 2 was just inside the doorway of the the room near a counter and sink. CO 2 started to lean towards the wall and collapsed onto the floor, striking his head on the counter as he fell.

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Gunman Ambushes Officer at Intersection

 
An officer was sitting in his patrol vehicle at an intersection in the nighttime hours when a gunman approached the driver side window and opened fire on the officer.

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Patrol Officer Dodges Bullet During Traffic Stop

 
A patrol officer pulled over a vehicle in a routine traffic stop. As soon as the officer reached the driver side window, the driver pulled a gun and fired at the officer.

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Potential Friendly Fire Incident Following Mall Shooting

 
Patrol officers were dispatched to the complaint of a shooting at the mall. Initial reports indicated two people were shot, possibly a third. Officers responding to the scene were told via dispatch that multiple subjects with weapons were fleeing on foot in the area.

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