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    Two Deputies ‘Ambushed’ in Wa., Perp Killed

    Two Deputies ‘Ambushed’ in Wa., Perp Killed
    EATONVILLE, Pierce County — Two Pierce County sheriff's deputies were seriously wounded late Monday after they were "ambushed" while responding to a domestic-violence call, according to the Sheriff's Department. The shooting suspect, identified as 35-year-old David E. Crable, was shot and killed in the Monday night shootout near Eatonville, sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said. A deputy, shot multiple times, was in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -56
  • -40

    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 almost 3 years ago | Rated -40
  • +23

    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals

    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals
    DeKALB, Ga. — Gangs and drug traffickers have ditched their pistols for assault rifles and other military-style firearms, leaving police outgunned. To beef up its arsenal, the DeKalb County Police Department is trading in its 9 mm handguns for .40-caliber weapons, which are more effective. Last week, the County Commission approved the purchase of 1,200 Smith & Wesson .40-caliber handguns to ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +23
  • -44

    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 almost 3 years ago | Rated -44
  • +128

    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field

    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field
    Three brothers attempting to break into a home near a high school football field were unpleasantly surprised to find an entire football team full of cops nearby. The suspects tried to run but were quickly chased down and apprehended by the officers. The oldest of the brothers actually tried to run through the field where the officers were practices but was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +128
  • -76

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated -76
  • -19

    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Cop-Kicking Bride At Her Wedding

    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Cop-Kicking Bride At Her Wedding
    GILBERT, AZ - It is no surprise for a bride to shed a few tears on her wedding day. But for Angela Davito it was not overcome by the emotion of the occasion - but the effects of police pepper spray. The 28-year-old was arrested at her reception after kicking a police officer as she celebrated her wedding in Gilbert, Arizona. ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -19
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    MD Trooper Breaks Leg In Foot Pursuit; Still Makes Arrest

    MD Trooper Breaks Leg In Foot Pursuit; Still Makes Arrest
    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Maryland State Police said a trooper who broke his leg during a foot chase still managed to make the arrest. Trooper First Class Jeremy Tindal stopped a car Sunday evening for allegedly speeding on Interstate 270. Police said that when a 22-year-old passenger acted suspiciously, Tindal ordered him out for a pat-down. Police say a plastic bag ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +70
  • +94

    Police Locate Kidnapped 4-year-old Girl Alive

    Police Locate Kidnapped 4-year-old Girl Alive
    LOUISIANA, Mo. - A 4-year-old girl Missouri girl missing for more than 24 hours was found alive more than 70 miles from her home, authorities say. St. Louis County police dispatcher Paul Jackson said Alisa Maier was found late Tuesday in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton after police received a call about a boy wandering around at a car wash. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +94
  • -63

    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold

    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold
    NORFOLK - The week of Dec. 6 was set aside to teach recruits self-defense at the Norfolk police training academy. If they wanted to become officers, they would need to know how to handcuff a suspect, block punches and kicks, and protect themselves - and their gun - in a fight to the death. In Norfolk, that means learning to take ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -63
  • -48

    Deputy Dies From Infection Caught While Saving Infant

    Deputy Dies From Infection Caught While Saving Infant
    ORANGE COUNTY, FL - A police officer who tried to save a newborn baby with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation has died after a five-year battle with an illness he caught from the infant. Sheriff's Deputy Sebastian Diana died suddenly of heart failure at his home in Orange County, Florida, after he developed complications from a bacterial infection he picked up during his heroic ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -48
  • -60

    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend

    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend
    NEW YORK - An on-duty city cop distraught over a possible breakup with his girlfriend pulled out his gun in front of her and fatally shot himself in the head early Tuesday. "I love you," Officer Philip Chlanda told his girlfriend before pulling the trigger on a Manhattan street. The 29-year-old cop argued with his gal pal after he looked at ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -60
  • +62

    Man Posing as Police Officer Pulls Over Undercover Detective

    Man Posing as Police Officer Pulls Over Undercover Detective
    DALTONA security guard who apparently wanted to play police officer pulled over the wrong person Tuesday, according to Dalton police. James Dale Smith, 58, an employee of J.J.K. Security in Chattanooga, turned on his strobe light and tried to stop a car on Shugart Road shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, police spokesman Bruce Frazier said in a news release. What Smith ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +62
  • -120

    Officer in Critical Condition After 'Horrific' Attack

    Officer in Critical Condition After 'Horrific' Attack
    MIAMI-DADE - An ex-con with a history of violence beat a Miami-Dade detective in the head with a cinder block, kicked him in the head and chest and ran him over with his unmarked police car, police said Saturday. Miami-Dade Police Department Director James Loftus called the beating ``horrific.'' "Don't ask me to explain this, and don't ask me to understand ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -120
  • +19

    Iowa Residents Flock to Sheriffs Office for Gun Permits

    Iowa Residents Flock to Sheriffs Office for Gun Permits
    Several Iowa sheriffs' offices reported receiving 10 to 20 times as many weapons permit applications on Monday as they do most days. Monday was the first day government offices were open since Saturday, when a law took effect that requires sheriffs under most circumstances to issue permits to carry concealed weapons. Sheriffs previously had greater discretion to deny or restrict such ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +19
  • -26

    Ohio Tornado Rips Through Police Station

    Ohio Tornado Rips Through Police Station
    TOLEDO, OHIO -- At least seven people have been confirmed dead after two bands of strong thunderstorms and tornadoes ripped through the area late Saturday into early Sunday morning. Areas from Fulton County to eastern Wood County were hit hardest in the severe weather which is being blamed for widespread damage to homes, vehicles and even a high school. Lake Township ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -26
  • -95

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -95
  • +60

    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries

    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries
    BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The suits at The Star-Ledger made a huge display of reporting last weekend that New Jersey police salaries are the highest in the land. To paraphrase a man who puts his life on the line every day to protect his community: Does a bullet feel any different if it's fired in, say, Lyndhurst, than it does in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +60
  • -54

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fight at a Baltimore nightclub spilled onto the street early Sunday and led to an eruption of gunfire that killed a police officer and another man and left four people hurt, police said. One of those wounded also was a police officer, who was shot in the leg, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Investigators were trying to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -54
  • +55

    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground

    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground
    MIAMI, FL - Police chiefs in Florida have defended an officer who was filmed slamming a woman into the sand during an arrest. Video footage of Sara Greenback's arrest became an internet sensation after it was posted on YouTube. The 25-year-old was slammed to the ground in a wrestling-style move by Lt Douglas Simon after she was thrown out of a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +55
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