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    Officer Killed In Off-Duty Altercation

    Officer Killed In Off-Duty Altercation
    ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis police officer is dead following an off-duty altercation at a downtown nightclub. Police Chief Daniel Isom told KSDK-TV that the officer is 34-year-old Daryl Hall, a five-year veteran of the department. An alleged gunman was also killed. Isom says Hall was off duty inside the club with a girlfriend on Saturday. A disturbance had spilled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -44
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    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty
    HOUSTON - A University of Houston police officer was killed early Friday when her cruiser struck a tree en route to a service call, authorities said. She was the first UH officer to die in the line of duty. Ann O'Donnell, 24, was responding to a possible assault or kidnapping at the Wendy's restaurant on Scott Street across from Robertson Stadium ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs

    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs
    FRESNO, CA - Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Tuesday she will close three floors of the jail and release up to 500 inmates early to help her solve a budget problem. Mims plans to lay off 69 correctional officers by Feb. 8. In recent days, the jail has released more than 150 inmates early in anticipation of the closed floors, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -44
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    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout

    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout
    ACAPULCO, Mexico — Mexico's drug violence has invaded the heart of one of its most famous beach resorts, with six people shot to death and five wounded during a raging gunbattle on the main boulevard in Acapulco's tourist zone. No tourists were among the casualties, but the shooting killed at least three bystanders and occurred in broad daylight on the wide, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    2010 & 2011: The Deadliest Januaries in LE History

    2010 & 2011: The Deadliest Januaries in LE History
    In all respects, the first few weeks of 2011 were looking "good" for law enforcement. Following an increasingly dangerous 2010, line of duty deaths were actually tracking at a lower rate than in January 2010. Then the last five days happened. On January 20, 2011, Detective Roger Castillo and Detective Haworth were fatally shot and a third detective was wounded while ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -45
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    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase

    Officer Crashes, Dies During California Chase
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Authorities say a police officer was killed when he lost control of his squad car and hit a palm tree as he chased a parolee driving a stolen car in California. Cathedral City police said in a statement Saturday that 29-year-old Officer Jermaine Gibson's vehicle caught fire and he was declared dead at the scene Friday night. Gibson was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -45
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    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision

    Deputy Killed In Head-On Collision
    FRANKLIN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy was killed when his patrol car and a pickup truck collided in a head-on crash. Officials say 59-year-old Heard County Deputy Willie Amos Cammon of Franklin was killed on Georgia Highway 100 near Yates Road. A Georgia State Patrol official says the driver of the pickup - 41-year-old Charles Grady Green of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -45
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    Man Calls 911 For Ride to Bar, Gets Cuffs Instead

    Man Calls 911 For Ride to Bar, Gets Cuffs Instead
    OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man who called 911 claiming he'd been beaten and shot at was hoping the tale would get him a ride to a bar. Instead, 37-year-old Gregory J. Oras is facing charges of misusing the 911 system and battery of a law enforcement officer. An arrest report says Oras called 911 three times before ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -45
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    Montana Trooper Fatally Shot; Suspect Found Dead In Vehicle

    Montana Trooper Fatally Shot; Suspect Found Dead In Vehicle
    HELENA, Mont. -- Police are trying to piece together what led a dog trainer to shoot and kill a state trooper along a roadside in southwestern Montana, prompting a manhunt that ended with the suspect found dead in his truck. That's only the first of several unanswered questions surrounding the killing of Montana Highway Patrol officer David DeLaittre, 23, who was ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -45
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    Impersonator Interrupts Prostitution Sting in Detroit

    Impersonator Interrupts Prostitution Sting in Detroit
    A man impersonating a Detroit police officer interrupted a prostitution sting being conducted by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on the city's east side today. The 51-year-old Detroit man flashed a badge and told an undercover detective to get off the street while she was talking to a potential customer in the area of Vernor and Oakdale about 5 p.m., according ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -45
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    Man Murders Friend, Drinks His Blood

    Man Murders Friend, Drinks His Blood
    BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida have a man in custody they say stabbed a friend to death and then drank his blood. Mauricio Mendez Lopez is accused of killing Macario Cruz in a house they shared in Bartow. Police said they believe Lopez stabbed Cruz to death because he was having an affair with his sister-in-law, Mariella Mendez. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -45
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    Man Gets No Reward for Calling 911 Before Crime Hotline

    COCOA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man who reported a suspect wanted in a string of bomb threats will not get a $5,000 reward because he called 911 before the local crime hotline. Central Florida Crimeline's board of directors unanimously agreed Wednesday to not award the prize to 22-year-old Mike Schillmoeller. The man was walking his dog May 25 when he ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -46
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    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole

    Officer Killed After Cruiser Struck Utility Pole
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A Maryland police officer who struck a utility pole with his cruiser last month has died. Prince George's County Police say 27-year-old Thomas P. Jensen was responding to a call on Feb. 27 when he lost control over an icy stretch of the roadway in College Park. He was transported to the local hospital but has died ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -46
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    Lawyer Wants Religious Post Off Sheriff's Website

    Lawyer Wants Religious Post Off Sheriff's Website
    WEBER COUNTY, UT - A Utah civil rights attorney says a religion-laced post on the Weber County sheriff’s office Facebook page violates state and federal laws separating church and state. In a letter sent Wednesday, Salt Lake City-based attorney Brian Barnard asks Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson to remove the post from the social networking site. The letter to employees and ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -46
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    Officer in Gates Arrest Not Allowed to Give Academy Speech

    Officer in Gates Arrest Not Allowed to Give Academy Speech
    RANDOLPH, MA - State officials have overruled a push by police academy cadets to have the Cambridge police sergeant who sparked a national debate on race relations with his arrest of a prominent Harvard scholar speak at their graduation in Randolph. Daniel Zivkovich, executive director of the Municipal Police Training Committee, said that officials felt Sgt. James Crowley's presence would become ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -47
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    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates

    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates
    LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Supreme Court effectively ordered California on Monday to release 33,000 inmates over two years from an in-state prison population that numbers about 143,000. Kent Scheidegger of the tough-on-crime Criminal Justice Legal Foundation blogged that Californians shouldn't "bother investing much in a car. It will be open season on cars, given that car thieves (nonviolent offenders) will ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -47
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    Gamer Stabs Man Who Killed His Online Character

    Gamer Stabs Man Who Killed His Online Character
    PARIS, France - Watch out who you kill in the virtual world, it may inspire someone to attack you in the real one. That's what happened to one Frenchman, who was stabbed and nearly killed by a fellow "Counter-Strike" player, according to London's Telegraph. Julien Barreaux reportedly spent six months looking for the person who killed his online character in a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -47
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    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle

    Corrections Officer, Double Homicide Suspect Die in Gun Battle
    GRITNEY, Fla. (AP) — A corrections officer and an ex-convict wanted for killing his parents died in a gun battle Wednesday, state officials said. The shootout happened after a homeowner confronted Wade Andrew Williams in the woods. Authorities had been searching for the 35-year-old since his parents were found dead in their home in the Florida Panhandle last week. Williams tried ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -47
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    Update: Suspect Dead After Three LEOs Shot in Standoff

    Update: Suspect Dead After Three LEOs Shot in Standoff
    UPDATE: A suspect has died after a standoff with police at a house in St. Louis, police said. Earlier Tuesday, two federal marshals and a police officer were shot and wounded in a gunfight at the same property, and one marshal is in critical condition. St. Louis police confirmed in a statement that a "male suspect is deceased." The statement did ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -47
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    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire

    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire
    ZILLAH, Wash. — Three employees of the Washington State Patrol have been killed in a house fire near Zillah in Yakima County. WSP Sgt. Tom Foster confirms the three as Trooper Christopher Sperry, Trooper Gary Miller, and Anne Miller-Hewitt. Another patrol spokesman told the Yakima Herald-Republic that 54-year-old Miller-Hewitt is a communications manager for the State Patrol's Wenatchee office, married to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -47
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