Oak Creek, WI – Dashcam footage captured the moment when two Oak Creek police officers were hit by a car while trying to check on a man who appeared to be passed out behind the wheel (video below- click story above for more). The officers Norrington hit with the car both suffered minor injuries.
Pima County, AZ – A Pima County sheriff’s deputy was repeatedly stabbed in the spine while responding to a call from a male who threatened to kill law enforcement officers.
Investigators said that when PCSD Deputy Eduardo Toral responded to the 3900-block of South Rocky Peak Court to Investigate the call, Ibrahim began pelting his patrol vehicle with rocks, KGUN reported.
Deputy Toral, a one-year veteran of the PCSD, remained in his vehicle and repeatedly ordered Ibrahim to show his hands, but the violent suspect refused, according to investigators.
The suspect then approached the deputy’s open driver’s side door and repeatedly stabbed him with a pair of scissors, plunging them into his spinal cord, shoulder, and face, The Arizona Republic reported.
St. Lucie County, FL – A woman involved in a rollover crash plunged a knife into a St. Lucie County sheriff’s deputy’s neck after he stopped to help her on Wednesday night, according to police.
Despite the gushing wound to his carotid artery, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office (SLCSO) Deputy Cody Colangelo, 22, still chased after his attacker on foot, SLCSO Chief Deputy Brian Hester told reporters during a press conference on Thursday, according to WFLX.
Surgeons removed the damaged portion of his carotid artery and replaced it using a section of artery taken from his leg, WFLX reported.
Deputy Colangelo was listed in stable condition on Thursday morning and is expected to make a full recovery.