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    Dashcam Released of Arkansas Police Slayings

    Dashcam Released of Arkansas Police Slayings
    JONESBORO, Ark. -- From the cab of his FedEx truck, Vincent Brown had a bird's-eye view of the shooting that killed two West Memphis police officers on May 20. A short video clip from an officer's dashboard camera released Wednesday shows 16-year-old Joe Kane in a red T-shirt slowly open the passenger-side door of a 1994 white Plymouth Voyager van and ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -124
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    Once-Deported Illegal Alien Kills Female Deputy

    Once-Deported Illegal Alien Kills Female Deputy
    The fallen deputy has been identified as Deputy Sheriff Josie Greathouse Fox of the Millard County Sheriff's Office. Update: Millard Country Sheriff Robert A. Dekker has informed the media that the shooter, Roberto Miramontes Roman, is a Mexican national, has been previously arrested for theft charges and has been previously deported from the United States as an illegal immigrant. A Millard ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -222
  • +251

    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral

    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral
    July 02--RALEIGH -- For his funeral Saturday, 8-year-old William Bunn will wear a freshly pressed police uniform, complete with tie, hat and shoes shined like mirrors. It was, after all, the suit he proudly wore last month, the day Raleigh police made him an honorary officer and granted the wish he'd had since age 5. William died of cancer early Thursday ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +251
  • -129

    'Hell Broke Loose' In Gunfight That Took Deputy's Life

    'Hell Broke Loose' In Gunfight That Took Deputy's Life
    ENON, Ohio -- A sheriff's deputy investigating a report of gunfire at a trailer park was shot dead Saturday, and the shooting suspect was killed after a gun battle with police, authorities said. A police officer was wounded. The slain deputy was married and was the mother of two children, Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly said. He didn't release the names ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -129
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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 3 years ago | Rated -80
  • -83

    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 3 years ago | Rated -83
  • -99

    '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 over 3 years ago | Rated -99
  • -51

    Vacationing FL Cop Murdered In Tragic Scene

    Vacationing FL Cop Murdered In Tragic Scene
    PONCE, Puerto Rico -- Juan Leonardo Aviles Otero, a Miami-Dade police officer, former soldier, narcotics detective and father of newborn twin girls, died Thursday on the side of a road in a remote part of southern Puerto Rico. Aviles, 34, was found [gate] shot to death at 3:10 a.m. in the passenger seat of the 2009 Toyota Corolla he had rented ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -51
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    Single Juror Spares Cop Killer's Life

    Single Juror Spares Cop Killer's Life
    CLAYTON - Todd Shepard went looking to murder a police officer on Halloween night 2008, found Sgt. Michael King sitting in his squad car off the Delmar Loop — and, to this day, doesn't regret shooting him in the head. King's family believes that Missouri has a death penalty for people like that. But a St. Louis County Circuit Court jury ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -130
  • -86

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -86
  • -113

    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant

    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant
    MIAMI — A shootout erupted yesterday in Miami as a team of heavily armed law enforcement agents tried to serve a murder warrant, leaving two officers and a suspect dead, authorities said. Miami-Dade police director James Loftus said 21-year veteran Roger Castillo had been shot once and died at the scene. Amanda Haworth, a 23-year veteran, was taken to a hospital ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -113
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated -96
  • -62

    Injured Trooper's Fight For Life Ends

    Injured Trooper's Fight For Life Ends
    BOSTON - Eight years after her parked cruiser was hit by a teenager who was speeding, Ellen Engelhardt yesterday became the first female state trooper to die from injuries sustained in the line of duty. The 58-year-old mother, who in 1981 became one of the state’s first female troopers, died at a South Shore nursing home where she was being treated ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -62
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    Officer Killed in Crash, Wife Expecting Triplets

    Officer Killed in Crash, Wife Expecting Triplets
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD - A Montgomery County police officer whose wife is pregnant with triplets was killed Sunday when his police car ran off the road and struck a tree in Wheaton, officers said Sunday night. Hector Ayala, 31, was responding to a call from another officer who needed assistance at the scene of a fight, a department spokesman said. Ayala ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -70
  • -63

    Sergeant Gunned Down In Ex-Con Ambush

    Sergeant Gunned Down In Ex-Con Ambush
    MAPLEWOOD, MN - The St. Paul police officer stood alone on a shady street near Lake Phalen on Saturday morning, one of hundreds on high alert during a tense hunt for two ex-cons who three hours before had gunned down a Maplewood officer in cold blood. When a young man emerged from the woods behind him carrying a metal toolbox, the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -63
  • -99

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -99
  • -22

    Sheriff DiPaola's Suicide Note Impounded

    Sheriff DiPaola's Suicide Note Impounded
    MIDDLESEX - Middlesex Sheriff James V. DiPaola told his wife Friday he was going to his office in Medford to clean his desk and then — bringing only a .40-caliber Glock semiautomatic and a laptop computer — drove 80 miles north, checked into a seacoast resort in Wells, Maine, dead-bolted the door and within the span of an hour shot himself ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -22
  • -72

    Two Deputies Dead in Salvage Yard Shooting Rampage

    Two Deputies Dead in Salvage Yard Shooting Rampage
    VANSANT, Va. — A small southwestern Virginia community is again dealing with a deadly shooting rampage that this time killed two deputies and wounded two more before the suspect who may have been trying to rob a salvage yard was fatally shot by police. Buchanan County deputies investigating at Roger's Service Center in Vansant on Sunday afternoon were met by gunfire ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -72
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    Suspect Wore Explosives During AK-47 Police Attack

    Suspect Wore Explosives During AK-47 Police Attack
    *Editor Note: PoliceLink apologizes for the earlier confusion regarding Officer Alexander Broder's condition. The article clearly states Officer Broder survived a shot to the chest thanks to his vest. Our thoughts go out to all those involved and are glad no officers were killed during this confrontation. COLUMBIA, SC - Police found homemade explosives on the body of a 22-year-old Columbia ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -20
  • -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
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