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Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

Las Vegas Review-Journal via YellowBrix

January 04, 2010

Statement by Director John F. Clark, U.S. Marshals Service, on the shootings this morning at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON – I can receive no news more grim or sobering than word of a line-of-duty death or injury to our U.S. Marshals personnel, as was the case this morning at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas. Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the court security officer who was killed, and the deputy marshal who was injured in this morning’s shooting. Words cannot express our concern and sorrow for all those impacted by this tragedy. Rest assured, the brave and immediate actions of these two individuals saved lives by stopping the threat of a reckless and callous gunman who had no regard for who or how many victims were struck down by his senseless actions. They are heroes.


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    Sheepdog1

    about 4 years ago

    480 Comments

    RIP brother

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    clovera

    about 4 years ago

    596 Comments

    My thoughts and prayers go to the officer and his family may he RIP...

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    Gabriangel7

    about 4 years ago

    16 Comments

    God bless Stan-the man, and his family.
    You will always be a true hero..
    Stan was a true hero with 45 years of Law enforcement under his belt.
    Stan Cooper E.O.W. 01-04-2010 8:03am.

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    revCCBeasley

    about 4 years ago

    2944 Comments

    RIP, God be with the family through this time..

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    ksphatcop

    over 4 years ago

    1744 Comments

    Rest in Peace

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    whitebread0000

    over 4 years ago

    154 Comments

    Stans funeral was yesterday and man...was it amazing. Senators Ensign and Reid and Director John Clark of the US Marshal Service spoke at his services. The newly formed US Marshals pipe and drum band played along with the Las Vegas Metro pipe and drum band which always gives me goose bumps when they play Amazing Grace.
    Myself and the other Deputys and CSO's who responded and killed the gunman went out later for a true Irish wake with the USMS pipe and drum band. They played all evening and we drank and talked and laughed and told funny stories about Stan.
    Thank you all for keeping Officer Stan Cooper and Deputy US Marshal Gardner in your thoughts.
    Stan was a true hero with 45 years of Law enforcement under his belt.
    Stan Cooper E.O.W. 01-04-2010 8:03am.

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    bubbabear

    over 4 years ago

    166 Comments

    rip brother

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    Hardcopy69

    over 4 years ago

    6082 Comments

    God Bless you and your families.

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    shaun741

    over 4 years ago

    2758 Comments

    RIP

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    Matt403

    over 4 years ago

    112 Comments

    Rest in peace brother. May your sacrifice never be forgotten. Thoughts & prayers are with the fallen officers family. Prayers for a speedy and complete healing for the other officer.

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    granny1

    over 4 years ago

    1448 Comments

    r.i.p.may your family stand strong in faith.

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    jortives1969

    over 4 years ago

    1686 Comments

    R.I.P

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    ironhand33

    over 4 years ago

    8 Comments

    RIP your bravery and dedication to the line you walked is what makes you a HERO...

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    TTang

    over 4 years ago

    2 Comments

    To MHoenshell:
    This is exactly what "raw footage" is; some kid (not a journalist, not a professional) on his camera (which is probably on his cell phone). Neither professionally edited nor shot. As for "pretending to be a journalist," that's an unfair judgement call. Most civillians would probably do the same thing.

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    AKangel

    over 4 years ago

    4950 Comments

    RIP! My thoughts and prayers go out to your family, friends, and fellow police officers.

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