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Suspect Opens Fire on Officers Serving Arrest Warrant

4 days 20 hours ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]Police received an anonymous tip that a suspect wanted for attempted murder (he allegedly shot a female) was inside of a motel-style apartment. Officers from two agencies met and formed a perimeter around the apartment, which was located on the ground floor. Officers contacted a female subject sitting outside of the apartment and asked her if the suspect was inside. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/suspect-opens-fire-on-officers-serving-arrest-warrant/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Don’t Fixate on Addressing a Traffic Violation

4 days 21 hours ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]I’m a motor officer with over 10 years of experience in motors. One day at the end of my shift, I was riding home after sundown, and I noticed a vehicle traveling without its headlights activated. The vehicle was ahead of me and one lane to my left. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/dont-fixate-on-addressing-a-traffic-violation/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Take Full Advantage of Time before Going Hands-On

1 week 3 days ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]My partner and I were dispatched for a domestic complaint where a husband had physically assaulted his wife. My partner and I had been working a two-person car for about two years. We arrived on scene and met the wife outside of their apartment. She said her husband was inside, had been drinking, and had physically assaulted her. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/take-full-advantage-of-time-before-going-hands-on/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Domestic Suspect Could Have Ambushed Officers at Any Time

2 weeks 6 days ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]We were sent to a domestic in a small studio apartment. My partner was talking to the female and I stood cover. The female said the male subject had left the scene. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/domestic-suspect-could-have-ambushed-officers-at-any-time/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Biker Bar Booking Gone Bad

1 month 4 weeks ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]On an October evening at approximately 2030 hours, several units were dispatched to a biker bar for a fight in progress, weapons involved. We were advised by the watch commander to stage at a location near the bar to assess the real nature of the call and confirm, as best as possible, the number and nature of weapons involved prior to responding to the scene. Fights at the bar were not uncommon, but we were rarely called. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/biker-bar-booking-gone-bad/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Warm Breaths on a Frozen Night

2 months ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]The night was chilly, maybe high 20s. I had been on shift for about three hours at the time of the incident. My eight-officer patrol team was manned by newer officers with a high drive. Officer safety was more of an idea we knew existed somewhere else. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/warm-breaths-on-a-frozen-night/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Armed EDP Subject High on Drugs in Apartment

2 months ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]The call was initially dispatched as a Burglary In Progress. The resident of an apartment called 911 reporting that several males had broken into his apartment. The caller sounded emotionally disturbed (like an EDP) to the call-taker, and no one else could be heard in the background. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/armed-edp-subject-high-on-drugs-in-apartment/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Juvenile Nearly Strikes Officer on Roadway

2 months 2 weeks ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]I conducted a late night traffic stop with a fully marked cruiser (front/rear blues illuminated) and a green high-visibility jacket. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/juvenile-nearly-strikes-officer-on-roadway/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Suspicious Person Shoots at Deputy during Field Interview

2 months 2 weeks ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]At approximately 2245, a sheriff's deputy was on patrol in a rural section of the county when she noticed a car pulled to the side of the road with a single occupant in the driver's seat. With a recent influx of stolen cars and alarm calls in the area, the deputy wanted to check on the driver to make sure the driver wasn't a wanted individual or a stranded motorist needing help. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/suspicious-person-shoots-at-deputy-during-field-interview/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

The Case of the Diaper Guns

3 months ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]While on midnight shift patrol with my regular partner, I conducted a traffic stop in an urban area on a vehicle driving w/out headlights at night. As soon as I walked up to the vehicle, I noticed about 1/2 an ounce of marijuana in plain view on the dashboard, which was seized. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/the-case-of-the-diaper-guns/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell

Pre-Planned Ambush Foiled at Fair

3 months ago
[idz_spacer height="3" color="#d4a017"]I was working at the county fair when I was flagged down by a concerned citizen. She stated there was an intoxicated male sitting on the back of my patrol unit and gave me a description. I went into the parking area and saw a white male sitting on my patrol unit. [idz_button color="gold" size="small" link="https://www.leonearmiss.org/pre-planned-ambush-foiled-at-fair/" target="_self" class="" type="square"]READ FULL REPORT[/idz_button]
Brett Cowell
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