Tag Archives: Assaulted on Duty

Thug Who Beat Police Officer Over The Head With Wine Bottle Jailed

A heroic police officer managed to detain a violent offender despite being savagely hit over the head three times with a bottle of wine.   PC Joanne Aitken was struck while apprehending Anthony Woodhead Robertson in Moston on 15 May 2018, causing a deep laceration wound to her head. In a victim statement read out today (15.02.19) in court, she

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Man Who Held Officer At Gunpoint With A Shotgun Is Jailed

A man who held a police officer at gunpoint in Partington has been jailed. Michael Scott (30/05/1991) of no fixed address, has been sentenced to six years in prison today (Thursday 14 February 2019) at Minshull Street Crown Court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to one count of possession of a prohibited firearm and three counts of possession

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Single-Crewed Officer Attacked By Two Males During Traffic Stop

A Police officer has been attacked by two males following a traffic stop in Cardigan. Police were called to an urgent assistance call made by the officer at the Synod Inn at around 1315 hours on 9th Feb. The Officer had been conducting a routine traffic stop on the vehicle that was passing through the location. The officer who was

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PD ‘Alpha’ Has Car Door Slammed Against His Head Multiple Times But STILL Fights On

Details have emerged of an incident that resulted in Police Dog ‘Alpha’ having a car door slammed against his head multiple times during a pursuit. Officers from the Met’s South East Area Basic Command Unit (BCU) were travelling on Harrow Manorway, SE2 at approximately 00:30hrs on Thursday, 7 February when a vehicle with false number plates was spotted. It later transpired

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Fire Serivce ‘Absolutely Disgusted’ After Firefighters Attacked

Firefighters were left ‘absolutely disgusted’ on Wednesday night after having various objects thrown at them whilst attending an incident in Doncaster. Crews from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Chestnut Avenue in Carcroft at 6.57pm on Wednesday 6 February to reports of a wheelie bin fire in a park. When firefighters arrived on scene they were met

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Male Who Left Police Officer Needing Reconstructive Surgery Walks Free From Court

A male who left a police officer needing reconstructive surgery has been spared an immediate prison sentence after telling a judge he ‘has completely given up alcohol’. The decision to spare the male a custodial sentence has left many police officers feeling completely let down by the very same system that they put their lives on the line to protect

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Woman Spits At Paramedic And Throws Brick At Emergency Ambulance

A woman spat at a paramedic who had been sent to help her and threw a brick at an emergency ambulance during a violent altercation with the crew. Carol McKnight had drunk two bottles of wine before she decided to get into her car and drop a letter off to her local police station in Boultham. The 56-year-old then headed

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WATCH: Officers Injured After Being Rammed By Fleeing Driver

A reckless and dangerous driver who prompted a four-mile pursuit which saw him twice reverse into a police car, then drive at an officer, has been jailed thanks to the hard work of officers from West Midlands Police. Cops in an unmarked police vehicle tried to stop Michael Gaffey (below) who was speeding in Shirley just after 2315 hours on

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WATCH: Footage Released Of The Moment Armed Gang Brandished Firearm At ARV Officers During Pursuit

Four men who threatened police officers with a firearm during a vehicle pursuit in east London have been convicted (Wednesday, 30 January) at the Old Bailey. The footage released by the Metropolitan Police (below) shows the extreme courage and bravery displayed by officers from the Met’s Armed Response Units who, despite having a shotgun brandished towards them, continued to give

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Two Officers Hospitalised After Confronting Three Burglars At A Residential Address

Details have emerged of an incident attended by Metropolitan Police Officers that resulted in two officers being hospitalised. At around 18:54 hours on Wednesday 30th January, officers responded to reports of a burglary in progress at a residential address at Brayards Road, SE15. Officers arrived on scene and were immediately confronted by three suspects. Officers attempted to detain the suspects

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