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    Judge Tosses Case Against Driver In FL Officer Deaths

    Judge Tosses Case Against Driver In FL Officer Deaths
    TAMPA - A judge has dismissed the federal case against Cortnee Brantley, who authorities say was the driver during a traffic stop that left two Tampa police officers dead. Brantley, 22, was charged with failing to report a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. She had been free on bail. Police say Brantley was driving the 1994 Toyota Camry ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -88
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    America's Most Wanted Canceled After 23 Years

    America's Most Wanted Canceled After 23 Years
    ‘America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh isn’t burned out, nor does he plan to fade away anytime soon. But he’ll likely need to find another home for his long-running true crime show, which aired on Fox for 23 years until its cancellation Monday. While four more episodes of “Wanted” will trickle out as two-hour specials, the weekly program — whose high ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -93
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    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A North Carolina police officer frantically called for help as he lay trapped in his burning patrol car after losing control as he drove to help a fellow officer who was following a possible drunken driver, it has been revealed. Russell Willingham, 28, radioed for assistance after he crashed into a tree in Winston-Salem early yesterday morning and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -93
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    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop

    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop
    ORANGE COUNTY, FL - An Orange County deputy sheriff making "an investigative traffic stop" was shot in the head and killed tonight on South Orange Blossom Trail, Sheriff Jerry Demings said. "We lost a 27-year-old deputy sheriff tonight, out patrolling the streets of Orange County," the sheriff said, flanked by his wife, Orlando police Chief Val Demings. Asked what he told ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -94
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    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon

    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon
    CHICAGO - A veteran Chicago police officer assigned to a special unit to tamp down youth violence was shot to death Wednesday afternoon as he left an Englewood police building in a dangerous stretch of that South Side neighborhood. Authorities said an assailant took Officer Thor Soderberg's gun and fatally shot him. Those who knew the 43-year-old officer, normally an instructor ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -95
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    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year

    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year
    With just one day before January’s halfway point, line of duty deaths in 2010 are up 900% compared to the same time last year. So far in 2010, ten law enforcement officers from nine different states have been killed in the line of duty: Four by gunfire and six in automobile or motorcycle crashes. As we honor their memories, and mourn ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -96
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    Union Files Complaint Against Chief Who Made Off-Duty Arrest

    Union Files Complaint Against Chief Who Made Off-Duty Arrest
    Scranton, Penn. -- The Scranton police union has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the city for an off-duty drug arrest made by Police Chief Dan Duffy in March. The complaint, which was filed with the state Labor Relations Board on April 14, takes issue with the chief arresting a man who was allegedly in possession of marijuana because the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -98
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    Sgt. Found Slain After Dispatchers Fail to Reach Him

    Sgt. Found Slain After Dispatchers Fail to Reach Him
    PHOENIX - The body of a Phoenix police sergeant who was shot and killed was discovered near the State Capitol late Monday night. Phoenix police had become concerned about the sergeant when he didn't respond to radio calls. Officers searched for the sergeant starting around 10 p.m. Monday. Less than an hour after the search began, Capitol Police found what they ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -99
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    Slain Officer's Last Words to EMTs: 'Thank You'

    Slain Officer's Last Words to EMTs: 'Thank You'
    OTTAWA – As Constable Eric Czapnik lay dying from a mortal knife wound to the throat, he spoke two final and poignant words to his paramedic rescuers. The patrolman had been writing case notes inside his cruiser, parked outside the emergency department of The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus, when a man approached and attacked him with a knife. Four paramedics, none ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -99
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    Police Officer With Gun is Denied Voting Right

    Police Officer With Gun is Denied Voting Right
    BANGOR — A Bangor police officer says he wasn’t allowed to cast his ballot when an election warden refused to let him vote while wearing his service revolver. James Dearing said he was patrolling his beat Friday when he stopped to vote at the Bangor Civic Center. He said that’s where warden Wayne Mallar said he couldn’t vote unless he turned ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -99
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    'War On Cops' Continues: Third St. Pete Officer Killed

    'War On Cops' Continues: Third St. Pete Officer Killed
    ST. PETERSBURG - A 25-year police veteran of the St. Petersburg Police Department was fatally shot by a man at Second Avenue South and Eighth Street South on Monday night, officials said. A search for the shooter is ongoing this morning in the Campbell Park area, near Tropicana Field, police said. Schools in the vicinity have been closed and students are ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -99
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    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed

    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed
    PHOENIX, AZ - Officer Travis Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect had led officers on a short pursuit at approximately 1:00 am. The suspect had eluded the officers after turning off his lights and fleeing at a high rate of speed. Several minutes later dispatchers received reports that a man was seen attempting to hide a vehicle ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -100
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    Man Intentionally Vomits on Off-Duty Cop at Baseball Game

    Man Intentionally Vomits on Off-Duty Cop at Baseball Game
    PHILADELPHIA -- A New Jersey man is facing charges after police say he intentionally vomited on an 11-year-old girl and her father in the stands during a Phillies game. Twenty-one-year-old Matthew Clemmens, of Cherry Hill, N.J., was arraigned Friday on charges stemming from his behavior at Wednesday night's Phillies-Nationals game. Police say Clemmens made himself vomit on an off-duty police captain ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -101
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    Police Commander Arrested On Battery Charge

    CHARLESTOWN, Ind.— State police say a top commander in a southern Indiana sheriff's department has been arrested on domestic battery charges after his wife reported being beaten by him. Troopers arrested Lt. Col. John Shelton of the Clark County Sheriff's Department at his home in Charlestown early Sunday. Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden tells the Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., (http://bit.ly/qL4ULJ ) ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -101
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    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase

    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase
    PHOENIX - An Arizona law officer has died after being struck by another officer's patrol car while laying down spike strips during a high-speed chase. The Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Chris Marano died Thursday night. Lt. Steve Harrison says the chase reached speeds of 100 mph, starting after a vehicle was spotted with a stolen license plate. As ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -101
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    Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

    Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]
    The fallen officer has been identified as Court Officer Stanley W. Cooper of the United States Department of Justice - Marshals Service. A court officer and a suspect died in a shooting this morning at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South. A second officer also was shot and transported to UMC. His condition is listed as serious, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -102
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    Casey Anthony Acquitted Of Murder

    Casey Anthony Acquitted Of Murder
    BREAKING NEWS: Casey Anthony escaped the death penalty after she was today cleared of the brutal murder of her two-year-old daughter Caylee. The 25-year-old mother was found not guilty of drugging her young daughter, suffocating her and dumping her body in overgrown woodland after a sensational six-week trial, which has seen a family torn about by accusations of rape and incest. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -106
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    Sheriff: Officer Gave Up 19-Year Career for $200

    Sheriff: Officer Gave Up 19-Year Career for $200
    A Lakeland police officer was accused Monday of checking license plate numbers for a woman connected to missing Lotto millionaire Abraham Shakespeare. Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Troy McKay Young, 42, on charges of unlawful compensation, which is a felony, and misuse of confidential information, a misdemeanor. "For a check of $200 and a plane ticket for his daughter, he ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -111
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    Media Makes Boy Who Is Aspiring LEO Seem Violent

    Media Makes Boy Who Is Aspiring LEO Seem Violent
    CHICAGO - Chicago CBS affiliate WBBM has issued an apology after taking the comments of a four-year-old child out of context in relation to a shooting in the area. The child tells a reporter that the shootings don’t scare him and that, when he grows up, “I’m going to have me a gun.” This makes the child seem to aspire to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -112
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    Obama: Keep US Agents Disarmed in Mexico

    Obama: Keep US Agents Disarmed in Mexico
    WASHINGTON, DC - There appears to be some light between President Obama's position on arming Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents while in Mexico and that of Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, just three weeks after ICE agent Jaime Zapata was shot to death in northern Mexico with a gun smuggled in from the U.S. After a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -113
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