Officer Ambushed after Pursuit from DWI Enforcement

A patrol officer was working an evening DWI enhanced enforcement program. The officer was positioned to observe an intersection when a pickup truck stopped and then accelerated away, reaching an excessive speed. The officer attempted to catch the white truck, but was unable to do so.

Patrol Officer Hospitalized after Suspected Fentanyl Exposure during Traffic Stop

A patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on a female driver. During the stop, the female driver was arrested on suspicion of providing false identification information and driving on a suspended license. The officer also discovered a brownish-white substance in the vehicle, which was seized for testing.

Subject Fires on Officers during Mental Health Call

At approximately 0300, officers responded to a residence for a mental health-related call. The parents of the subject told police that their son was throwing items around the house and causing a disturbance.

Teen Pulls Gun as Officers Attempt to Go Hands On

Patrol officers were investigating a male subject matching the description of an individual wanted for truancy. The subject was sitting in the back of a car parked on the side of the road in a residential area. The windows of the vehicle were down, so Officer #1 approached the rear driver side door and asked the subject for his name.

Seat Belt and Vest Save Officer in Crash while Responding to Burglary in Progress

An officer was working solo overnight patrol when he was dispatched for a burglary in progress. As the officer was responding at a high rate of speed to the call, he lost control of his patrol vehicle and went off the right side of the roadway.

Minor Traffic Violation Ends in Shots Fired at Officers

An officer conducted a nighttime traffic stop on a vehicle for a minor traffic violation. While talking with the driver, the officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Officer Almost Struck while Tying Boots

I was backing up my partner on a traffic stop along a busy stretch of road, parking offset behind his squad car and back about 15 feet. I pulled up behind his squad and briefly made contact with him. He told me he was 10-4 and I could clear if I wanted to. I told him I would stick around because you never know what may happen.

Officer Collides with Motorist while Pursuing Armed Robbery Suspects

Patrol officers spotted a car matching the description of a vehicle used in two earlier armed robberies in a nearby jurisdiction. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspects fled. The two officers pursued the vehicle, with speeds reaching 90mph on city roads.

Psychiatric Patient Attempts to Disarm Police Officer in ER

Officers were with a psychiatric patient at the ER for an evaluation. The patient was not under arrest but was subject to a psychiatric hold. When the patient was informed that he was being admitted to a psychiatric care facility, he became combative with officers on scene.

Officer Investigates Suspicious Teens with Possible Weapon

Our patrol officer was on routine patrol on New Years Day and observed several young males walking across a parking lot at a local mall. One of the subjects displayed what the officer thought to be a weapon, but the subjects did not see the officer. The officer drove his vehicle to approach the subjects and activated his in-car camera.