An LAPDA officer wsa wounded in the hand in an exchange of gunfire between the officer and an armed suspect in a Ralph’s supermarket in the Granada Hills area of Los Angeles overnight.
The incident occured at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Ralph’s at the corner of Devonshire Street and Balboa Boulevard LAPD stated.
The subject involved in the incident was causing a disturbance inside the store and was shirtless when officers arrived on scene. There were several videos shot by customers inside the store.
Witnesses to the incident stated that the shirtless man fell through the ceiling of the store prior to the officers arrival and was standing on a [...]
Officers responding to a domestic violence call at 3:50 pm today in the 6100 block of Locust Street in Philadelphia were confronted with a subject brandishing a knife at officers.
In bystander video, officers can be seen retreating from the approaching subject several times around a vehicle before the subject rounds the rear of a vehicle parked and lunges at two officers who are yelling instructions for the subject to drop the weapon. Both officers then appear to return fire, dropping the subject in the street.
Irate bystanders then appear to make it difficult for officers to check the suspect’s condition and render aid before the video cuts out. The suspect, [...]
A police officer was wounded in the lower body early this morning after a robbery was reported with shots fired at a Holiday Inn in Alexandria.
As police began to search the area of North Old Town, a suspect was located a short distance away from the robbery location. Officers began a foot pursuit when one of the officers was hit in the leg at the intersection of Royal and Second Streets in Alexandria by the suspect who fired on police. The officer will survive his injuries and is in fair condition stated Alexandria Police PIO Courtney Ballantine.
K-9 units were brought in to track the suspect when a second gunfight between officers and the subject began. Several parts [...]
REDDING, Calif. — In spite of recent calls for defunding police departments across the country which have led the headlines for months, nationwide polls show that most Americans overwhelmingly agree that patrol officers are invaluable and an absolute necessity to ensure the safety and security of the residents they serve.
However, with a seemingly never-ending stream of 911 calls, today’s patrol officers are stretched to the breaking point. Officers in many cities describe their shifts as being spent racing from call to call, leaving them little time to deal with or address their area’s ongoing, long-term problems – many of which are at the very root of the volume of calls [...]