by Allen West
I suppose it could be dismissed as just a copycat attack, or perhaps even another instance of workplace violence – that’s what the powers that be would prefer.
However, we’ve just had another episode of a police officer being attacked by someone with an ax. As reported by WTOP, “D.C. Police are at a heightened state of alert after a man with an ax attacked an officer early Friday. The incident happened around 3 a.m. in the 3800 block of 13th Street in Northeast, several blocks east of the Catholic University campus. An officer in full uniform was in a police cruiser when he was ambushed, according to Officer Araz Alali, a D.C. police spokesman. The suspect swung an ax and shattered the cruiser’s window. The officer got out of the vehicle and tried to apprehend the suspect. Alali said he was injured in the struggle, not by the ax, and was unable to stop the attacker.The officer was taken to the hospital, and was expected to be OK.”
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