Trooper Hit Head On during White-Out Conditions

A state trooper was responding with emergency lights activated to a motor vehicle collision on a major interstate highway. Road conditions were poor with ice and heavy snow (white-out conditions).

Routine Shoplifting Arrest Goes Sideways

I showed up for my “routine” off-duty security shift at a major hardware store. I say routine because I had done this type of shift several times before, but we all know what happens when we let things become just routine.

Police Vehicles Collide at Intersection while Responding to Armed Subject

Officers were responding code to assist other officers with an armed subject. Two police vehicles entered a controlled intersection at a high rate of speed, one against the red traffic signal.

Officer Shot on EMS Call at Transit Center

Fire, EMS, and police responded to a medical emergency at a bus terminal around 1730 for a 47-year-old male who was arriving on a bus from out of the area. Initial call notes indicated the man was having a seizure.

Searched Suspect Gives Officer Big Switchblade Knife

I was coming onto shift and was told to transport a person with a warrant to the local county jail. I was getting all of the paperwork together when the arrestee began yelling at me. He was only yelling to get my attention.

Suicidal Man Approaches Officers with Knife

Four officers were standing outside of their patrol vehicles talking after clearing a traffic stop. A suicidal and possibly mentally ill individual approached them on foot and started whispering. One of the officers heard the man saying, “Kill me.”

Subject Tries to Disarm Unsuspecting Officer at Gas Station

Two officers were exiting a gas station convenience store around 0200. While the officers were exiting, Officer #1 held the door open for a male subject who was approaching the door from outside.

Deputy’s Vehicle Hit by Train while Responding to Infant in Distress

Two deputies in separate patrol SUVs were running code to an EMS call for an infant having difficulty breathing. On the way to the call, both of the deputies were stopped by a slow-moving freight train crossing the tracks in front of them.

Drunk Driver Almost Strikes Officer during Traffic Stop

An officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle for making a left turn on a red light. The vehicles were pulled off to the right shoulder of a 4 lane road, two lanes in either direction. Traffic was light on the road given the time of night.

State Trooper Revived after Opiate Exposure

A state trooper conducted a nighttime traffic stop on a vehicle for an observed traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, the trooper noticed the passenger swallow a small bag later said to have contained cocaine.