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    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift

    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift
    NEW BOSTON, Texas — A part-time sheriff's deputy was shot and killed Monday by an inmate she was escorting from a court hearing to a van at a northeast Texas courthouse near the Arkansas border, officials said. Bowie County Deputy Sherri Jones, 54, died in the basement of the county courthouse in New Boston after the 2:30 p.m. Monday shooting, said ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind

    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind
    WASHINGTON, DC - Drug prevention advocates are warning Maryland police and schools to caution students against pouring vodka in their eyes as graduation and Beach Week approach. "Younger teens who are the high school drinkers are the ones who are going to end up trying to do this," said Mike Gimbel, Baltimore County's drug "czar" for 30 years and now president ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -42
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    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting

    Off-Duty NJ Cop Killed in Drive-By Shooting
    NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities in Newark, N.J., have disclosed the identity of a police officer who was killed in a drive-by shooting while he was off-duty. Authorities say William Johnson was buying a slice of pizza Thursday night at a Newark shop when he was shot. The 45-year-old was on the force for 16 years and had two daughters. No one ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Police: Texas Man Dumps Young Son By Highway

    SWEETWATER, Texas (AP) — A father abandoned his 4-year-old son along a West Texas highway, and the injured boy spent several hours alone in the dark before a passing motorist picked him up, police said. Carlos Rico, 22, stopped his car along a cactus-lined stretch of Interstate 20 near Sweetwater at about 3 a.m. Tuesday and "threw the boy out of ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -42
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    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck

    Nassau Police Officer Killed in Highway Wreck
    OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nassau County police officer has died from injuries sustained in a wreck on the Long Island Expressway in New York. The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Friday. Nassau County police say the officer was conducting a traffic stop near exit 39 in Old Westbury when the cruiser was struck from behind by another vehicle. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper
    During a violent Memorial Day spree, an off-duty Franklin County deputy shot and killed his ex-wife in a Roanoke convenience store parking lot and then fled in his patrol car, police said. Then, after a nearly hour-long pursuit that ended in Montgomery County, the deputy was stopped by police gunfire -- after a state trooper was wounded and the resulting investigation ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    Retired Chief Slain in Shootout with Teen

    Retired Chief Slain in Shootout with Teen
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY — Police on Sunday were questioning a teenager in the shooting deaths of his friend and a state investigator who was the son of a former state legislator and had been a former municipal police chief. Tyrone L. Thompson, 47, of Black Jack, a consumer fraud investigator with the state attorney general's office, was shot to death in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Accidental Discharge Kills Officer During Training

    Accidental Discharge Kills Officer During Training
    ST. JOSEPH, MO - A St. Joseph policeman was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon while on a break from a training session, the Police Department said. Officer Dan De Kraai, 35, was hit in the back after another officer’s handgun discharged about 2 p.m. at a closed school that was the site of the training session, according to a written statement from ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon

    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon
    Sergeant Noel Cordero-Guzmán was shot and killed with his own weapon after intervening in a disturbance while off duty. He was at a local fast food restaurant with friends when he observed a group of people creating a disturbance. Sergeant Cordero-Guzmán had a previous encounter with one of the men causing the disturbance. After identifying himself to the group he was ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Police Investigate Report Of Officer Posting Photo Of Dead Body On Facebook

    NEW BEDFORD — A New Bedford police officer is being investigated for allegedly posting a picture of what appears to be a dead body on her Facebook page, reports the Standard-Times. [widget:news__facebook] The photo depicts an apparent crime scene. The body is face-down on a couch, next to a coffee table. The floor is cluttered with trash. New Bedford police spokesman ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Minneapolis Swat Team Member a ‘Disgrace to the Badge’

    Minneapolis Swat Team Member a ‘Disgrace to the Badge’
    ST. PAUL, MN - A Minneapolis police SWAT team member was charged Thursday in the takeover-style robbery of a suburban bank, and authorities said he confessed to several other armed robberies in the Twin Cities area. Timothy Edward Carson, 28, was ordered held without bail at a federal court hearing. He did not enter a plea. Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle

    Officer Tragically Dies After Being Shoved Over Railing During Scuffle
    BROOKLYN - Slain Brooklyn cop Alain Schaberger's devastated fiancée said Sunday that her life could never be the same without him. "It's like I'm waking up in a nightmare," Shoshone Peguese, 45, said with tears streaming down her face outside the couple's home in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County. Peguese recalled kissing Schaberger goodbye Saturday night - just hours before he fell ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced

    Teen Who Helped Execute B.P. Agent to Be Sentenced
    SAN DIEGO (AP) - A 17-year-old Mexican faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when he is sentenced for killing a Border Patrol agent who was shot eight times in the head, neck and torso in a remote mountainous area. Christian Daniel Castro Alvarez pleaded guilty in November to murdering a federal officer near Campo, about 60 miles east of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Cop Filmed Pepper Spraying Squirrel on School Campus

    Cop Filmed Pepper Spraying Squirrel on School Campus
    MESQUITE, TX - A cell phone video of a Texas police officer pepper spraying a baby squirrel in front of a group of students has sparked outrage after being posted on YouTube. In the video, the middle school students can be heard pleading with the officer to leave the animal alone. According to FOX , the Mesquite Police Department is defending ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
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    Officer Killed In Motorcycle Accident During Traffic Stop

    Officer Killed In Motorcycle Accident During Traffic Stop
    ABILENE, TX - Officer Rodney Holder was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Sayles Boulevard and South 13th Street while attempting to stop a speeder. Another vehicle collided with his motorcycle in the intersection as he attempted to the stop the speeder on Sayles Boulevard. Officer Holder is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Houston Officer Dragged By Drunk Driver During Pursuit

    Houston Officer Dragged By Drunk Driver During Pursuit
    HOUSTON - A suspected drunken driver dragged a Houston police officer more than 500 feet along the Katy Freeway this afternoon following a pursuit that ended near the Eastex Freeway. About 5 p.m., Houston police officers received a report that a civilian was following an intoxicated motorist along the East Freeway inbound. “The officers attempted to stop the vehicle (but) the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child

    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child
    WESTBURY, NY - The wild-eyed Long Island man who stabbed an 8-year-old boy playing video games has a history of mental illness and had planned the attack, prosecutors said. Evan Sachs, 23, was allegedly carrying a note saying he was committed to hurting a child when he walked into a Dave & Buster's in Westbury Friday night and plunged a knife ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Michigan Gunman Kills 7 During Rampage

    Michigan Gunman Kills 7 During Rampage
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A pleasant Thursday afternoon turned deadly in Grand Rapids when a gunman killed seven people before fleeing through the city, taking three people hostage in a home for hours, then fatally shooting himself. Around 11 p.m., the hostages were free after the suspect, 34-year-old Rodrick Shonte Dantzler, shot himself in the head, Police Chief Kevin Belk said. ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision

    Officer Killed In Funeral Procession Collision
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a Tuscaloosa police officer was killed as he escorted a funeral procession. Police Chief Steve Anderson says a driver in the Saturday afternoon procession made a U-turn and hit 42-year-old Officer Trevor Scott Phillips on his motorcycle. Anderson said the impact threw Phillips off the motorcycle. Phillips had been with the department more than a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies

    Officer Struck By MO Tornado's Lightening Dies
    RIVERSIDE, MO - The Riverside police officer struck by lightning while helping with the Joplin tornado died this morning at a Springfield hospital. Jefferson “Jeff” Taylor, who volunteered to go to Joplin, was 31 years old. He is the first Riverside officer ever to die in the line of duty. “We are heartbroken,” Riverside Police Chief Greg Mills said today in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -44
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