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    Ex-Firefighter Who Killed Trooper Gets Death Penalty Again

    LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - A former firefighter has again received the death penalty for the 2003 fatal shooting of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper. Comanche County District Judge Mark Smith announced the verdict Monday in the resentencing trial of Ricky Malone, who was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death for the Dec. 26, 2003, killing of Trooper Nik Green. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +34
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    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race

    Sheriff Joe Considers Entering Governor Race
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio isn't ready to abandon illusions of running for governor just yet. Arpaio said he was exploring the possibility of determining how much it would cost to hire someone to collect signatures for a petition to get him on the gubernatorial ballot, in case he decides to run. Arpaio, 77, said the only ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +34
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    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest

    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest
    ANNE ARUNDEL, MD - Faced with a big, barking enforcer pushing toward him under a bed, a Shady Side man with open warrants surrendered to police. That was the fifth apprehension by Grim, one of two "deputy dogs" of the Anne Arundel County sheriff's office, said his handler, Deputy Jason Jett. The team was leaving work after 9 p.m. June 30 ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +34
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    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying

    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Police and FBI agents swarmed a Southern California shopping center and arrested the suspected killer of a police officer who was shot to death while chasing a stolen truck suspect, investigators said Wednesday. Earl Ellis Green, 44, a parolee and resident of nearby Rubidoux, was booked for investigation of murder in the shooting death of Riverside police Officer ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Officer Stabbed During Investigation Shoots, Kills Attacker

    Officer Stabbed During Investigation Shoots, Kills Attacker
    GARDEN GROVE, Calif.—A Garden Grove police officer stabbed during a robbery investigation shot and killed the knife-wielding man. The wounded officer has been treated at a hospital for a minor wound. Investigators tell the Orange County Register that undercover officers were investigating a suspected robbery in progress and began questioning three people in a white sedan at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +33
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    Suspect Arrested in Oakland Officer's Shooting

    Suspect Arrested in Oakland Officer's Shooting
    Oakland -- As a Fremont police officer clung to life Saturday, the suspect in his shooting was captured in San Diego just one block away from the U.S.-Mexico border by a sharp-eyed police officer. Andrew Barrientos shot at two Fremont officers as they tried to arrest him Friday at his East Oakland home on domestic violence charges, police said. Barrientos then ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Two FL Deputies Shot; Suspect Bicyclist Killed

    Two FL Deputies Shot; Suspect Bicyclist Killed
    LAKELAND — Two Polk County sheriff's deputies were shot multiple times in an early-morning gunfight with a suspected prowler Friday. The unidentified suspect was killed but the two deputies are expected to recover, authorities said. Deputy Paul Fairbanks III, 58, was shot in the stomach and left arm and was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center for surgery. Deputy Michael Braswell, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Dallas Officer Fired For Not Responding to Emergency Call

    Dallas Officer Fired For Not Responding to Emergency Call
    DALLAS — Last week, Police Chief David Kunkle fired a 13-year-veteran after he failed to respond to a police call and instead went to conduct personal business at a bank. At the time, we didn't have much detail about the circumstances that led to the firing of police Officer Carlos Alvarez. Today, I obtained a copy of the internal affairs investigation ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Police: Girl Attacked Officer, Got Broken Nose

    A Mountain View police officer broke a 16year-old girl's nose Monday night after she grabbed his baton, jabbed him with it and tried to strike him over the head, a police spokeswoman said. The officer was assaulted while investigating a fight between two teenagers at Quetzal House, a center on View Street for teen girls who are chronic runaways from the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +33
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    LAPD Bulldozes House, Finds Cop Shooter Dead Inside

    LAPD Bulldozes House, Finds Cop Shooter Dead Inside
    LOS ANGELES -- A daylong siege that began with a domestic violence call ended when a man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a police officer was found dead in his home. Officers found the man's body in a second-floor hallway at about 7:30 p.m. Monday with a rifle nearby, nearly 18 hours after Officer Steven Jenkins was shot and the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +33
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    Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off

    Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Fargo police said an apartment tenant who set empty beer cans in front of his door to alert him to intruders ended up fighting with an alleged burglar. Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt said police were called early Tuesday after a report of two elderly men attacking each other. Ahlfeldt says a 61-year-old man who lives in the same ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Officer Paints a New Public Image for Texas LE

    Officer Paints a New Public Image for Texas LE
    DALLAS, TX - Dallas police Officer Cat Lafitte is only 31, but she longs for the 1950s, when the nostalgic public image of law enforcement was the friendly neighborhood patrol officer. Dallas police Officer Cat Lafitte is sick of people spitting and glaring at her, so she decided to paint a pillar in Deep Ellum as a positive gesture. 'If I ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Teen Becomes Hero To Sheriff's Office Canines

    Asheboro, NC-- Thanks to teenager in Randolph County, Canines will beat the heat with a cool gadget. Wednesday, Sgt. Scottie Hicks, a canine handler with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, was presented with four K-9 Cool Ventilation Systems. The systems were donated by a Kaitlyn Carr, a Providence Grove High School graduate. They will be installed in each of the Sheriff's ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +33
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    Kids Chase Down Purse Snatcher, Help Police Make Arrest

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A 12-year-old and his 10-year-old sister chased after a woman who snatched their mother’s purse near the Daytona Beach pier. Police say they arrested 20-year-old Ashley Turner on Sunday after Angel Baldwin and his younger sister Carina Baldwin chased the woman across the beach. The younger child followed Turner into the bathroom of a nearby store, where ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Arpaio to Use Chain Gang During All-Star Game

    PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America, Arizona's Joe Arpaio, is making an appearance at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game with a group of undocumented immigrants at hand. [photo:607449] The Arizona Republic reports, Arpaio will assemble a chain gang made of a group of undocumented immigrants, specifically convicted of DUI's, in conjunction with other DUI offenders in an effort ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing

    Tips Lead to Teen's Arrest In St. Petersburg Cop Killing
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A daylong manhunt that covered a swath of the city ended when tips led to the arrest of a 16-year-old who faces a murder charge in the shooting of a St. Petersburg police officer, the third killed in the line of duty in the past month. Officer David Crawford was shot multiple times Monday night while investigating ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    From 9/11 Heroes to Greedy Public Servants? No!

    From 9/11 Heroes to Greedy Public Servants? No!
    Read the original article at CliffviewPilot.com How times have changed. Remember 9/11? A mere 10 years ago, people were applauding cops and firemen as we went about our duties. Many of us were thanked for "being there." Now what's happening? I went to WTC the day of the attack. I returned during the recovery -- on my own time. Many of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Dashcam Released of Lakewood Cop-Killer's Slaying

    Dashcam Released of Lakewood Cop-Killer's Slaying
    SEATTLE - Deliberations are scheduled to continue Wednesday in the shooting inquest of the Seattle police officer who killed Maurice Clemmons, the man investigators say was responsible for the shooting deaths of four Lakewood police officers last November. Seattle officer Ben Kelly fired seven shots at Clemmons and hit the suspect four times, a homicide detective testified Tuesday. When police found ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +32
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    Man Shot Seconds Before Order to Shoot Lifted

    Man Shot Seconds Before Order to Shoot Lifted
    MANCHESTER, Conn. -- Seconds after Edmanuel Reyes' hostages escaped from the home where he had been holed up Thursday, a supervisor ordered police not to shoot the man who had fired about 100 shots at them -- one of them hitting a cop --and negotiate instead. "All units, hostages are out," the supervisor said. "We're going to try to negotiate out. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Undercover Feds Penetrate Pagans, Stop War

    Undercover Feds Penetrate Pagans, Stop War
    NEW YORK - Two undercover federal agents infiltrated the violent Pagans biker gang and smashed a plot to kill rival Hells Angels members with homemade grenades, authorities said Wednesday. Nineteen Pagan members — including a 70-year-old man — and associates were rounded up in coordinated, early-morning raids in Long Island, New Jersey and Delaware. An explosive device packed with nails and ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +32
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