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    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash

    Senior Parole Agent Killed in Four-Car Crash
    An Illinois Department of Corrections parole officer was killed when another driver struck a highway median, flipped over and struck the vehicle he was driving. Senior Parole Agent Ellane Aimiuwu served with the Illinois Department of Corrections for almost eight years. The crash happened Sunday at approximately 2:55 p.m. on Interstate 80 and closed a section of the road for nearly ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Former SWAT Officer Killed by Deputies Called to Home

    Former SWAT Officer Killed by Deputies Called to Home
    LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC - A Lexington County man and former sheriff's deputy is dead after a deputy-involved shooting. A domestic dispute between Craig Brewster Thompson, 43 and his wife resulted in a call to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff's department said. Investigators say the wife left the home for a neighbor's house to call authorities. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -40
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    Loughner Mugshot Is "Most Disturbing Thing I've Ever Seen"

    Loughner Mugshot Is "Most Disturbing Thing I've Ever Seen"
    Editor Note: The following is an Opinion article meant to foster discussion. The statement is not an endorsement nor reflects the views and opinions of PoliceLink.com or our parent company Monster Worldwide. A mugshot just released of Jared Lee Loughner, the 22-year-old man accused of the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six others in Tucson, has ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant

    Deputy Assigned to US Marshal Task Force Killed Serving Warrant
    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina deputy was shot and killed while trying to serve a warrant in a recent killing. U.S. Marshal Service spokeswoman Nikki Credic said the deputy shot Thursday night in Kinston was part of an agency task force that included local and federal officers. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins said the victim was a ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    San Antonio Rookie Succumbs to Hit-and-Run Injuries

    San Antonio Rookie Succumbs to Hit-and-Run Injuries
    SAN ANTONIO -- Police announced that Officer Sergio Antillon died early Friday morning at University Hospital. Officer Antillon had been in critical condition since he was injured in an accident two weeks ago. In a statement released by the SAPD, Chief McManus said, “ It is with great sadness that I report the death of Officer Sergio Antillon today. My prayers ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life

    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life
    CHARLOTTE, NC - A SWAT officer has died after he was checking a stun grenade in his home when it went off. Officer Fred Thornton was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery but doctors were unable to save him. The 50-year-old veteran, who was the longest serving SWAT officer on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg force in North Carolina and had previously helped in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    Wife Cuts Off Husband's Penis, Grinds It In Garbage Disposal

    Wife Cuts Off Husband's Penis, Grinds It In Garbage Disposal
    ORANGE COUNTY, CA - A woman was in custody Tuesday for allegedly poisoning her estranged husband, cutting off his penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife and throwing it in the garbage disposal. Lt. Jeff Nightengale said the crime occurred Monday night at the man's Garden Grove home. According to authorities, this was the first time police have ever been called to ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer
    KEY LARGO — A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was killed Tuesday night when her patrol car crashed while she was on her way to the location of another deputy who could not be reached on his police radio, according to officials. Deputy Melissa Powers was driving north on U.S. 1 just in Key Largo when she was involved in a single ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Homeless Good Samaritan Left for Dead on NYC Street

    Homeless Good Samaritan Left for Dead on NYC Street
    NEW YORK – The homeless man lay face down, unmoving, on the sidewalk outside an apartment building, blood from knife wounds pooling underneath his body. One person passed by in the early morning. Then another, and another. Video footage from a surveillance camera shows at least seven people going by, some turning their heads to look, others stopping to gawk. One ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Officer Drowns Trying to Save Canines in Distress

    Officer Drowns Trying to Save Canines in Distress
    Deputy Eddie Wotipka drowned after entering a canal in an attempt to rescue a dog that had fallen into the water. At approximately 11:15 pm, as Deputy Wotipka arrived home at the end of his shift, several several neighbors notified him that a group of dogs were possibly in distress near the canal. When he arrived at the canal his own ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Drunk Texas Officer Fires Gun into Squad Car Floor

    Drunk Texas Officer Fires Gun into Squad Car Floor
    DALLAS — A Dallas police officer is on leave after firing her gun into a squad car floor when colleagues tried to drive her home from a bar where she'd drank too much while off duty. Officer Kelly Beemer also faces a misdemeanor charge of discharging a weapon. Video from a squad car camera shows two officers escorting Beemer to the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Details Released in Friendly Fire Incident that Took Officer's Life

    Details Released in Friendly Fire Incident that Took Officer's Life
    NASSAU COUNTY, NY - A Nassau County police officer was killed in a friendly-fire shooting outside a Massapequa Park house Saturday night, moments after two other department officers had shot and killed a resident of the home. Dead are Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, a 12-year veteran of the force and a member of the Bureau of Special Operations, and Anthony DiGeronimo, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    SWAT Officer Collapses, Dies After Grueling Training Exercise

    SWAT Officer Collapses, Dies After Grueling Training Exercise
    BUENA PARK, CA - Daniel Ackerman had just completed a grueling physical fitness test required for all Buena Park Police SWAT officers when he became disoriented and stared off into space. An on-site doctor noticed something was wrong and by 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Ackerman was in a squad car heading toward the hospital. The next morning, the 31-year-old was dead. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Suspect Tasers Deputy in the Face; Goes After Firearm

    Suspect Tasers Deputy in the Face; Goes After Firearm
    OJAI VALLEY -- A female Ventura County sheriff's deputy is recovering, after she was violently attacked while responding to a 911 hang-up call. The attack happened Friday morning in the 4900 block of Casitas Pass Road. Deputy Traci Salmon, 31, approached the front door of a residence and was ambushed by 32-year-old Steven Atkinson, according to authorities. A violent struggle ensued, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Foot Chase Leads to NY Officer's Death

    Foot Chase Leads to NY Officer's Death
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A police officer who arrested a mall shoplifting suspect after a foot chase in suburban New York has collapsed and died. Authorities say Michael Perry was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour after arresting the suspect in downtown White Plains on Saturday afternoon. Perry was 43. The cause of death was unknown. White Plains Public ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Convicted Killer Shoots Parole Officer; "I'm Just Sorry He's Not Dead"

    Convicted Killer Shoots Parole Officer; "I'm Just Sorry He's Not Dead"
    The remorseless shooter of a Brooklyn parole officer had only two regrets Friday: blowing his point-blank chance to kill the man over an old grudge and walking out of the victim's office alive. Robert Morales made a 16-minute videotaped confession where he admitted visiting his parole officer Thursday night with murder on his mind, sources told the Daily News. Morales said ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Updated: Officer Slain During Federal Probation Raid

    Updated: Officer Slain During Federal Probation Raid
    A San Diego police officer died in a shootout at an apartment and an eight-hour siege ended Thursday with the death of his suspected killer and another person, police said. The standoff ended at about 6:50 a.m. when police officers went into the second-story apartment in the Skyline area of southeast San Diego and found a man and woman dead, Lt. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Parents From School Taser Demo Sue for $10 Million

    Parents From School Taser Demo Sue for $10 Million
    KANKAKEE, Ill. — Two federal lawsuits each seek more than $10 million on behalf of two Illinois 12-year-olds allegedly shocked during an unauthorized TASER demonstration by a school officer. Police say the officer is on administrative leave following the Tuesday incident at a junior high in Kankakee, about 60 miles south of Chicago. The officer allegedly used the TASER on three ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Watch Anti-Cop Rapper's WH Performance

    Watch Anti-Cop Rapper's WH Performance
    Rapper Common's invitation to the White House Wednesday evening, during National Police Week (May 9-15), drew the anger of many groups. NBC New York reports that the New Jersey state police union is especially upset over Common's "A Song for Assata" about Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther party member, who was convicted of killing Trooper Werner Foerster in 1973. According ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Deputy Struck, Killed by Drunk Driver

    Deputy Struck, Killed by Drunk Driver
    EAGLE RIVER, WI - Deputy Kory Dahlvig was struck and killed by a drunk driver while responding to a mutual aid call in Lac du Flambeau. He was approaching the the suspect's vehicle, which was parked on Highway 47. The driver started driving away and struck Deputy Dahlvig, killing him. Deputy Dahlvig had previously served with the Lac du Flumbeau Police ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -42
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