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    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find

    Cause of Deputy's Death Could Take Weeks to Find
    PIERCE COUNTY, WA - It could take at least six weeks to determine whether the death Thursday of a Pierce County sheriff's deputy was related to an injury he suffered last year in the line of duty. Shandon Wright, 29, was at home recovering from surgery to repair a shoulder injury when he died, said Sgt. Ed Troyer, a spokesman for ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer

    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer
    TYNGSBOROUGH, MA - Two men were killed -- one of them a decorated Lowell police officer and former Marine -- in separate incidents in two Massachusetts rivers during the weekend, authorities said. While riding in a motor boat with his brother and another friend on the Merrimack River Saturday evening, Lowell patrol officer Charles Panek told his companions he was going ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    Police: Men Kidnapped Boy, Glued Mouth Shut, Filmed Abuse

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in Manchester, N.H., say two men held a 15-year-old boy at knifepoint, glued his lips shut and burned him while filming the incident with an iPod. The men were arraigned Friday and held on $100,000 bail each. Police found the teen naked under a bed in an apartment Friday. They noted his lips appeared to be glued ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    Criminal Bites Police K9; Sues Dept. for Excessive Force

    Criminal Bites Police K9; Sues Dept. for Excessive Force
    PHOENIX, AZ - It's a classic case of man bites police dog. After a K-9 dog chased down a Phoenix-area thief, the caught criminal punched the pooch and bit him on his muzzle, according to a police report. The captured thief, 33-year-old Erin Sullivan, is suing the cops, claiming they used excessive force to catch him. “When the dog went for ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors
    WARRINGTON, PA - The caller was un-rushed and exceedingly polite, even thanking the police dispatcher as he reported that he had beaten his wife and their 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat in their home in a handsome neighborhood in Warrington. When police arrived at 167 Redstone Dr. late Friday night, they found a typewritten note on the front ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    Sheriff Joe: Mexican Drug Cartel Put $1 Million Bounty On My Head

    Sheriff Joe: Mexican Drug Cartel Put $1 Million Bounty On My Head
    PHOENIX — A sheriff in Arizona known for his anti-immigration policies says his office is investigating a report of a $1 million bounty on his head. A spokeswoman for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the report was relayed by the FBI and by a caller who told Fox affiliate KSAZ-TV in Phoenix that the threat was from a Mexican drug ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Judge Rules Loughner Incompetent for Trial

    Judge Rules Loughner Incompetent for Trial
    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is mentally incompetent to stand trial, putting the criminal case against him on hold indefinitely. The decision by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns means Jared Lee Loughner, 21, will be sent to a federal facility for up to four months in a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    Man Who Shot Deputy Left Suicide Note

    Man Who Shot Deputy Left Suicide Note
    BERKS COUNTY, PA - The Berks County man suspected of shooting and killing a deputy sheriff Wednesday night left a suicide note in his yard two days before heading into surrounding woods and getting into a fatal shootout with officers, court records say. State police in Hamburg identified the deputy sheriff as 28-year-old Kyle D. Pagerly and the suspect as Matthew ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    IL Police Officer Charged With Murder

    IL Police Officer Charged With Murder
    CHICAGO - Hours after a construction worker in Will County was fatally shot and an Indiana farmer was randomly gunned down in his bean fields Tuesday, then robbed as he played dead, a Schererville police officer pulled over a light-blue 1992 Chevrolet pickup and questioned the driver, sources said Friday. Although the truck matched witness descriptions, police let him go without ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Kalamazoo Officer Fatally Shot By Suspect In Line of Duty

    Kalamazoo Officer Fatally Shot By Suspect In Line of Duty
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man fleeing a gunfight with one police officer confronted another and fatally shot him in a southwestern Michigan city alley, police said Tuesday. The gunman then turned the gun on himself. Officer Eric Zapata, a 10-year veteran of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, was shot in the head and chest late Monday night, Chief Jeff Hadley ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -36
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    City Cuts Police Pensions, Raised Politician Pensions

    City Cuts Police Pensions, Raised Politician Pensions
    BELL, Calif. — The city of Bell, Calif., cut pensions for new police officers at the same time it provided record-high pensions for former city manager Robert Rizzo and 40 other officials. The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that the city created a two-tiered pension system, with officers hired after 2006 getting smaller pensions than other police staff. Documents show the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Congresswoman, 17 Others Shot by Active Shooter

    Congresswoman, 17 Others Shot by Active Shooter
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday and an unknown number of others were wounded when an assailant opened fire in an area where the lawmaker was meeting with constituents, officials said. There were varying accounts on Giffords' condition, but a hospital spokesman said the Democrat was in critical condition. An aide to the Democrat was killed. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Father and Son Team Responsible For Officer Deaths

    Father and Son Team Responsible For Officer Deaths
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Ohio man's resentment of authority and run-ins with the law was enough for a local sheriff to warn that he could be dangerous if confronted by law enforcement. Years later, the sheriff appears right: The man and his teenage son are suspected of fatally shooting two Arkansas police officers during a traffic stop before they died ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -36
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    Allen Iverson to Officer: 'Don't You Know Who I Am?'

    Allen Iverson to Officer: 'Don't You Know Who I Am?'
    ATLANTA, GA - Allen Iverson has lots and lots of fancy cars. At least, that's what he told an Atlanta cop in a fit of pique during a traffic stop in Buckhead last week. The former NBA star hurled one expletive after another at the officer who pulled over his gray 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago around 6 p.m. on March 30, according ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -37
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    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire

    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire
    McKINNEY, Texas — A man drove a pickup truck loaded with ammunition into a suburban Dallas police station's parking lot Tuesday, set the truck on fire and exchanged gunfire with police, officials said. The gunman was the only casualty and died at the scene. McKinney Deputy Police Chief Scott Brewer said the man was shouting as the truck became engulfed in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -37
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    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack

    Corrections Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained from Inmate Attack
    MEADVILLE, PA - Correctional Officer Gary Chapin succumbed to injuries sustained one month earlier after being attacked and beaten by an inmate in the Crawford County Correctional Facility. Officer Chapin was transported to Wesbury United Methodist Community Hospital but never regained consciousness after the attack. The inmate who beat him was in jail on a parole violation at the time. Charges ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -37
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    Cop-Killer Released from Mental Institute Due to Budget Cuts

    Cop-Killer Released from Mental Institute Due to Budget Cuts
    SEATTLE — A man who was convicted of killing a Seattle police officer in 1984 has been released from Western State Hospital. KIRO-TV reports Michael Trott is one of 24 mentally ill offenders released after funding was cut for the Program for Adaptive Living Skills. Trott was convicted of killing Officer Nick Davis with his own gun in a fight after ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -37
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    Border Patrol Agent Killed in TX Crash

    Border Patrol Agent Killed in TX Crash
    ENCINO, TX - A Border Patrol agent was killed and another was in critical condition after their vehicle hit a bull and crashed in rural south Texas. The agents veered off Farm-to-Market 755 just south of Encino around 11:30 p.m. Sunday after striking the bull, Border Patrol Supervisory Agent Rosie Huey said Monday. They were on patrol when they went off ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -37
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    Officer Sacrificed Self to Save Daughter's Life

    Officer Sacrificed Self to Save Daughter's Life
    BIRMINGHAM, MI - A police officer sacrificed his life to save his young daughter when a tornado ripped through their campsite in Mississippi, part of the terrifying band of storms devastating the South. As violent winds tore through their tent, Louisiana police Lieutenant Wade Sharp, 40, flung himself on top of the sleeping nine-year-old to shield her. Moments later a huge ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -37
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    Widow Watches Officer's Assassin Plead Not Guilty

    Widow Watches Officer's Assassin Plead Not Guilty
    SEATTLE — A man accused of killing a Seattle police officer on Halloween pleaded not guilty Monday to several charges — with the officer's widow in the courtroom. The plea for Christopher Monfort, 41, was entered by his lawyer in King County Superior Court in Seattle. He was ordered held without bail. Prosecutors said Monfort was conducting a "one man war" ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -37
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