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    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout

    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout
    EVANS, CO - The investigation into Tuesday's high-speed police chase and fatal shootout will be exhaustive in the wake of the first death in the line of duty for a Weld County sheriff's deputy in 70 years, authorities said. Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, was killed, as was suspected car thief Ruben Reyes, 20, of Fort Morgan. The deadly confrontation between Reyes ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -57
  • -84

    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 over 8 years ago | Rated -84
  • +63

    Dugard's Kidnapper Sentenced to 431 Years

    Dugard's Kidnapper Sentenced to 431 Years
    PLACERVILLE, Calif. — The couple who kidnapped Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991 and held her captive for nearly two decades were sentenced to prison yesterday, after listening to angry and emotionally wrought statements from the victim and her family. Philip Garrido, 60, received a term of 431 years in prison. His wife, Nancy, 55, was sentenced to 36 years to life. ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +63
  • +48

    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released

    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Two West Lafayette police officers who shot a man armed with a pellet gun March 18 will return to street duty today, Police Chief Jason Dombkowski said Monday. At a morning press conference, Dombkowski announced an internal shooting review board found that Officers Michael Max and Mark Ridge acted within department policy when they shot Eric W. Tendam, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +48
  • -34

    Officer Gunned Down Trying to Stop Carjacking Suspect

    Officer Gunned Down Trying to Stop Carjacking Suspect
    ATHENS, GA - Authorities continued searching Wednesday for the suspect they believe shot and killed an Athens police officer. Jamie Hood, 33, was charged with murder in the shooting death of Athens Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian. Christian, a father of two, was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon while trying to stop Hood, a suspect in an earlier carjacking, Athens-Clarke County ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -34
  • +5

    Burglary of Police Chief's Home Caught on Video

    Burglary of Police Chief's Home Caught on Video
    TOMS RIVER, NJ — Burglars hit five residences here Tuesday -- including the home of the Chief of Police -- and investigators are hoping a security video at the chief's house will help them find the suspects who got away with jewelry, cash and prescription medications. "We believe the burglaries are all related,'' said Michael Mastronardy, the police chief. All of ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +5
  • -60

    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent

    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent
    ROCKDALE, GA - CONYERS — Terry Mahaffey, father of slain Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey, gathered with his family Monday afternoon to let the public know that his son’s career in law enforcement was more than just a job. “He had a family,” he said. Terry and Cindy Mahaffey and Brian’s brother, Christopher, 25, held a press conference Monday. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -60
  • -26

    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect

    U.S. Marshal Killed, Two Wounded In Shootout With Drug Suspect
    CHARLESTON, W. Va - A deputy U.S. marshal was fatally shot and two others were wounded on Wednesday as they were trying to arrest a West Virginia man who also was killed in the exchange, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Charles Smith, 50, opened fire with a shotgun as several marshals and state police entered his home at about 8:30 a.m. ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -26
  • -48

    NJ Officer Hit Multiple Times By Fleeing Suspect's Bullets

    NJ Officer Hit Multiple Times By Fleeing Suspect's Bullets
    Originally published on CliffviewPilot.com PARAMUS, NJ - Update: Paramus Police Officer Rachel Morgan is listed in critical but stable condition this morning after she was shot following a chase last night. The gunman, Michael Sean Carmody of Westwood, is reported in critical condition after being shot several times, including in the head. Morgan, 31, underwent surgery this morning. Her bulletproof vest ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -48
  • -57

    CA Mom Charged With Murder After Microwaving Baby

    SACRAMENTO - In what police say is an extremely rare and disturbing case, a Sacramento woman was arrested this morning for allegedly killing her 6-week-old daughter in March by placing her in a microwave oven. Ka Yang, 29, was arrested at her Sacramento home this morning and charged with homicide after a three-month investigation into what caused unusual burns on the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -57
  • -73

    Slain LEO Slipped; Suspect Grabbed Gun and Shot

    Slain LEO Slipped; Suspect Grabbed Gun and Shot
    RIVERSIDE, CA - The suspect who allegedly killed Riverside Police Officer Ryan P. Bonaminio wrestled the officer's gun away after he slipped and fell, then used the gun to shoot him, authorities said Monday. At a press conference Monday, officials released more details about the Nov. 7 shooting. They said Earl Ellis Green, 44, of Rubidoux, attacked Bonominio after the officer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -73
  • +16

    Fla. SWAT Team Finishes First At International Competition

    Fla. SWAT Team Finishes First At International Competition
    LAKELAND, Fla. — It had been four days of grueling obstacle courses and challenges for the Lakeland Police Department's competition SWAT team. And they were behind going into the final and most difficult day of the International SWAT Roundup, held in Orlando from Nov. 29 through Dec. 4. It was rainy, wet and cold. But they were well trained for these ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +16
  • -51

    Four SWAT Officers Shot During TX Drug Raid

    Four SWAT Officers Shot During TX Drug Raid
    SAN ANTONIO, TX - Four San Antonio SWAT officers executing a narcotics search warrant at an East Side home were wounded in a hail of assault rifle fire Thursday afternoon. One was in critical condition and underwent surgery late in the day, Brooke Army Medical Center spokesman Dewey Mitchell said. He said another was in serious but stable condition. Both were ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -51
  • -15

    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area

    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area
    FAIRFAX, VA - A woman was slashed and cut in a Fairfax County shopping mall Monday evening in what may be the latest of a series of similar incidents, Fairfax County police said. The woman, whose wound was not considered life-threatening, was cut about 5:30 p.m. in a store that caters to young women in the Fair Oaks Mall, said police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -15
  • +69

    Undercover Cop Shoots Gang Member In Sting

    Undercover Cop Shoots Gang Member In Sting
    NEW YORK - A reputed Bloods member was shot to death by an undercover cop Thursday when a drug sting in the Bronx led to a life-or-death gun fight, police said. Nelson (Boss) Reeves, 17, had arranged to sell the undercover cop $20 of crack at an apartment building in Crotona around 11:20 a.m., police said. But once they got inside ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +69
  • -38

    CHP Officer Killed During Pursuit

    CHP Officer Killed During Pursuit
    LOS ANGELES - The California Highway Patrol officer who was killed Friday morning during a pursuit in Redlands was identified as Tom Coleman, an officer in the San Bernardino division of the agency, officials said. Chp2 Coleman, a seven-year veteran of the department, was killed about 6:30 a.m. during a pursuit that began minutes earlier when he tried to pull over ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -38
  • -8

    Police: Video Shows Gang Punishing One of Their Own

    Police: Video Shows Gang Punishing One of Their Own
    CHICAGO - The beating officially started with a quick crack to the back of the gang member's head. And then about 15 others descended, punching and kicking him for two minutes. The rapid-fire punches landed from all directions on his body, sounding strangely like corn popping. Then the victim fell to the floor and the group continued to pummel him with ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -8
  • -34

    Standoff Ends With Three Deputies Shot; One Critical

    Standoff Ends With Three Deputies Shot; One Critical
    ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL - An Escambia County deputy is fighting for his life after a close-range gunfight with a Mississippi man in the living room of a suburban Pensacola home. Deputy Jeremy Cassady underwent surgery Friday afternoon and again Friday night at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was in critical condition this afternoon in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. Two of his ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -34
  • -13

    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance

    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance
    ABBEVILLE, LA - The body of a man who went missing while apparently trying to escape police has been found inside a chimney - 27 years after he first disappeared. Joseph Schexnider went missing in 1984 in Abbeville, Louisiana, after running away when police arrived at his house to arrest him. The then 22-year-old had been due in court charged with ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
  • -35

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover
    UINTAH COUNTY, Utah - Police Officer Joshua Yazzie was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. Officer Yazzie was driving near the Bottle Hollow Reservoir on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, where he was responding to assist an ambulance crew who were treating an intoxicated person who was behaving violently. As he responded to the call, Officer ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -35
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