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UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019

WSP trooper in hospital after patrol car was hit by driver allegedly running stop sign

A Washington State Patrol Trooper was sent to the hospital after a driver ran a stop sign in Spokane Valley on Friday afternoon and hit an unmarked patrol car.

UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019

Suspect arrested in Montana trooper shooting, 3 others injured

A suspect was in custody Friday after a Montana Highway Patrol officer was shot near Evaro Hill as police were searching for a suspect in a related shooting in Missoula …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019

WSP Trooper spots house on fire, evacuates sleeping residents

A Washington State Patrol trooper drove by a house spewing smoke on Friday and ran inside to awake and evacuate the residents.

Arizona state trooper fatally shot in highway confrontation

A rookie state trooper still in training was fatally shot and a second trooper was wounded in a fight with a suspect who took one of the trooper’s guns in …

South Dakota prosecutors to include dashcam video in trial

Prosecutors intend to present a dashcam video as evidence during the upcoming trial of a Washington state man accused of trying to kill a Highway Patrol trooper in South Dakota …

He came at troopers with a knife. In less than 12 seconds, he was shot three times.

Thurston County Prosecutor Jon Tunheim won’t file criminal charges against the Washington State Patrol trooper who fatally shot a Spanaway man July 8 on Interstate 5 in Lacey.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

Man charged with killing Texas trooper who had stopped him

The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer.

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop in East Texas on Thanksgiving.

Trooper mistakenly kills K-9 partner during pit bull attack

GREIG, N.Y. – A state police trooper accidentally killed his K-9 partner when trying to protect it from a pit bull attack during a search of a New York residence. …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017

Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in helicopter crash

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a Virginia state trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent, white nationalist protest in …

Oregon trooper fatally shoots suspect at general store

The Oregon State Police says one of its troopers fatally shot a man while trying to arrest him.

Survivalist who ambushed Pennsylvania police seeks to avoid death penalty

A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction …

Wounded Oregon state trooper leaves hospital after Christmas shooting

An Oregon State Police trooper who was shot several times during a Christmas night shooting is out of the hospital.

Former trooper accuses Washington State Patrol of wrongfully firing him over brain tumor

A former state trooper in Spokane is suing the Washington State Patrol, claiming the agency wrongfully fired him over a brain tumor that impacted his motor abilities.

Man involved in trooper assault later saved by another trooper

A man who admitted to being an accessory in the beating of a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper was recently saved from a burning car by a Washington state trooper.

Three Washington suspects plead guilty in beating of South Dakota trooper

Three Washington state residents accused in the beating of a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper have pleaded guilty and agreed to testify against a fourth suspect.

Ex-Idaho state trooper sentenced in Coeur d’Alene

Daniel Charles Howard stood before a judge Monday in Coeur d’Alene and took responsibility for crimes that cost him his career as an Idaho state trooper and took a heavy …

Speeding bikers taunt trooper after crash

A Washington State Patrol trooper chasing a group of speeding motorcyclists on Interstate 5 rolled his car and ended up injured in a ditch Tuesday evening as two bikers returned …