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    Officer, 2 Others Dead After Domestic Dispute

    Officer, 2 Others Dead After Domestic Dispute
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A suburban Dallas police officer and two others were found shot to death at an apartment complex Tuesday, shortly after the officer responded to an emergency call about a domestic disturbance. Dispatchers received a call about shots fired at the apartment complex in Arlington shortly after an officer arrived to respond to the domestic disturbance call, police spokeswoman ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -76
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    Police Arrest Five in Sexual Attack of Young Girl

    Police Arrest Five in Sexual Attack of Young Girl
    TRENTON, N.J. — Two men and three teenage boys were charged Saturday with gang-raping a 7-year-old girl who was sold by her 15-year-old stepsister during a party at a crime-ridden apartment building in the state's capital, police said. Details of the arrests were announced at a Saturday evening news conference outside police headquarters. Police Director Irving Bradley said detectives had been ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -76
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    Woman's False Alarm Led to State Trooper's Death

    Woman's False Alarm Led to State Trooper's Death
    HOWELL, NJ — As eight state troopers created a wall of blue in a Freehold courtroom gallery, Diana Hoffman was presented a list of offenses that authorities allege led to Sunday’s death of New Jersey State Trooper Marc K. Castellano. Explaining the charge of false public alarm brought by his office, Executive Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona told Superior Court ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -77
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    Updated: La. Sergeant Slain in Unprovoked Attack

    Updated: La. Sergeant Slain in Unprovoked Attack
    SHREVEPORT, LA - Flags are at half staff today to memorialize a fallen Shreveport Police Department officer. Sgt. Tim Prunty, 44, was shot and killed early Sunday morning when a man drove up to the officer and opened fire. "The city of Shreveport lost a hero," said Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw. "A hero to the community, to law enforcement and ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -78
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    MD Trooper Ambushed, Slain While Talking on Phone

    MD Trooper Ambushed, Slain While Talking on Phone
    FORESTVILLE, Md. — Police were searching for a man who shot and killed an off-duty Maryland state trooper working security at a Prince George's County restaurant early Friday. Trooper Wesley Brown, 24, escorted a disorderly customer from an Applebee's on Thursday evening and when he left the restaurant around 12:40 a.m. Friday, State Police Superintendent Col. Terrence Sheridan said that customer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -79
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    TN Officer Killed In Gun Battle With Colorado Fugitive

    TN Officer Killed In Gun Battle With Colorado Fugitive
    CHATTANOOGA, TN - One by one, slowly, people started to come forward Sunday. Some laid flowers beside the tape barrier outside the U.S. Money Shops store on Brainerd Road. They didn’t personally know 51-year-old Chattanooga Police Department Sgt. Tim Chapin, but they mourned his loss. “I’m just heartbroken,” said 62-year-old JoAnn Cook, choked with emotion, as she clutched a small vase ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -80
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    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession
    ARLINGTON — The woman accused of running into a Fort Worth motorcycle Tuesday when she became annoyed with the traffic from slain police officer Jillian Smith's funeral procession has been identified as Lorraine P. Levine, an Arlington police spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Levine, 67, originally was identified as Lorraine Rogson, but that was an alias, said Tiara Ellis Richard, Arlington police ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -82
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    Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9

    Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9
    GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Authorities in New Jersey say a robbery suspect killed a police dog by throwing it into traffic. Gloucester Township police say the 3 1/2-year-old German shepherd named Schultz was trying to apprehend the man around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the man grabbed the animal and tossed him onto the busy roadway, where it was struck. The ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -82
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    Officer Forced to Fatally Shoot Teenage Son

    Officer Forced to Fatally Shoot Teenage Son
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA - A Montgomery County police officer fatally shot his 17-year-old son when the teenager attacked him with a hunting knife Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Stephen Schmitz, a junior at North Penn Senior High School, was shot in his Towamencin Township home about 3 p.m. by his father, Eric B. Schmitz, 56, a lieutenant with the Hatfield Township Police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -83
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    Police K9 Left in Hot Car Dies

    Police K9 Left in Hot Car Dies
    CINCINNATI — Authorities say a Cincinnati police dog has died after an officer left it in a hot car. Police say 13-year department member Brian Trotta inadvertently left the female German shepherd, Juno, in the car while responding to a family emergency. He is on administrative leave while police investigate. Police didn't say whether the car was a police cruiser. Cincinnati ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -83
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    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Unruly Second-Grader; Mother Claims Excessive Force

    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Unruly Second-Grader; Mother Claims Excessive Force
    An eight-year old boy named Aidan was pepper sprayed by Lakewood, Colorado police after acting up in a classroom. Teachers had barricaded themselves in after the second-grader threw a violent temper tantrum. Aiden, whose last name was not revealed to protect his privacy, had torn a piece of wooden trim off the walls and was wielding it like a weapon, according ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -83
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    Armed Officer Killed After 10-Hour Standoff With Police

    Armed Officer Killed After 10-Hour Standoff With Police
    Update: 3/29/11 PISCATAWAY — As a commander of the Piscataway police SWAT team, Sgt. David Powell knew when to move in to save hostages and designed drills to teach other officers how to as well. On Sunday, Powell, 46, was on the opposite side, barricading himself inside his house and declaring he had taken hostages. Around 5 p.m., police cordoned off ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -83
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    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail

    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail
    SEATTLE — Authorities in Washington state say they’re outraged that a former pilot who’s already admitted molesting young boys is being allowed to watch videos he made of the abuse while he sits in jail awaiting trial. “The whole thing is just dirty,” said Pierce County Sheriff’s Detective Ed Troyer on Wednesday. “Now that victims know he’s going to be watching ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -84
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    Court Restricts Police Use of Tasers to Immediate Threats

    Court Restricts Police Use of Tasers to Immediate Threats
    Police who use stun guns must first believe their target represents an immediate threat, not simply acts erratically or refuses to obey orders, a federal court has ruled. The San Francisco Chronicle says that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' 3-0 ruling "sets judicial standards for police and for people hit by a Taser who claim they were victims of excessive ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -84
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    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian

    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- A man was being questioned by a police officer who had driven up to him on a residential street Friday afternoon when he pulled a handgun from his clothing and fired three bullets into the officer in what the county prosecutor called "a heinous, execution-style killing." A massive manhunt was under way in this community near the Jersey ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -85
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    Protest Against Sheriff Joe Turns Violent

    Protest Against Sheriff Joe Turns Violent
    PHOENIX, AZ - Thousands of immigrant rights advocates marched in front of a county jail in Phoenix Saturday in a protest that was aimed at Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration efforts and was marked by a clash between a small group of protesters and police officers. Organizers say the protest was meant to show officials in Washington that Arpaio shouldn't ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -85
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    Police Detail Worst Case Of Child Abuse Ever Seen

    Police Detail Worst Case Of Child Abuse Ever Seen
    COEUR D'ALENE, ID-- A mother and grandmother face serious felony charges for the reprehensible conditions in which they forced twin toddlers to live. Elisabeth Crossley and her mother Ruth Cassidy are accused of abuse and neglect at the worst level Coeur d’Alene police say they have ever seen. Officers arrested Crossley Sunday when her daughters were found living in squalor. Their ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -85
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    Chief Deputy Shot, Killed In Own Home By Suicidal Felon

    Chief Deputy Shot, Killed In Own Home By Suicidal Felon
    GREENE COUNTY, GA - A convicted felon shot and killed the Greene County chief deputy Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, Sheriff Chris Houston said. Kevin Roberts, 48, answered the door of his Siloam home around 8:30 and was shot, Houston said. The suspect, identified as 37-year-old Sherman Ash Branch, then shot himself in the murder-suicide, Houston said. Investigators ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -86
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    Widow of Slain Tampa Officer Delivers Stillborn Baby Girl

    Widow of Slain Tampa Officer Delivers Stillborn Baby Girl
    JULY 21 | TAMPA, FL - Sara Kocab was nine months pregnant when her husband, Jeffrey Kocab was murdered on June 29, 2010. Sarah went into labor today and delivered the couple’s first child: a stillborn baby girl named Lilly Nicole. The Tampa police department released a statement today on behalf of Sara Kocab. It reads as follows, “Sara Kocab and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -86
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    Deputy's Practical Joke Hits Bottom [Video]

    Deputy's Practical Joke Hits Bottom [Video]
    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Collier County deputy was reprimanded after shocking a colleague with a Taser in an incident meant to be a joke. The December scene was caught on tape at the Collier County jail. A female deputy was seen showing a message on her iPod to Cpl. Wilmer A. Arencibia, who followed the woman and shocked her on ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -87
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