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    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released

    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Bonaminio survived Army basic training, two tours in the Iraq War and a stint in Germany. But the 27-year-old Riverside police officer was gunned down in a park in his own hometown. Bonaminio's department spent Monday simultaneously mourning its first slain officer in nearly nine years and scouring the region for the suspected shooter, a man ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
  • -7

    Wounded Cop Killer Pleads Guilty

    MAPLEWOOD, MN - The St. Paul man charged in the ambush killing of a Maplewood police sergeant pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping Thursday and will be sentenced to 35 1/2 years in prison. Joshua M. Martin, 21, appeared in a Ramsey County courtroom filled with police officers and the dead man's family. He said that as he and friend Jason ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -7
  • -24

    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck

    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck
    Update: The officer was identified by Arlington police spokeswoman Tiara Ellis Richard as Craig Story. ARLINGTON — An Arlington motorcycle officer died early Wednesday in a wreck involving a school bus near Arlington High School, said Tiara Ellis Richard, a police spokeswoman. The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. near South Cooper Street and West Inwood Drive. The officer's name was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -24
  • -68

    IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting

    IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting
    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer wounded in a shooting last weekend died this morning of his injuries. David Moore, 29, was pronounced dead about 6:30 a.m. at Wishard Memorial Hospital, said Public Safety Director Frank Straub. Moore’s family had announced Tuesday night that they would remove him from life support as soon as donor recipients could be found ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -68
  • +32

    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 6 years ago | Rated +32
  • -5

    Suspected Cop Killer Pleads Not Guilty

    NEWARK, N.J. — Bail remains at $1.5 million for the 19-year-old charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer. Rasul McNeill-Thomas appeared in court Tuesday. His public defender entered a not guilty plea on his behalf to charges of murder, aggravated assault, carjacking and weapons offenses. [photo:605028] Officer William Johnson was waiting for a slice of pizza ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -5
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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 about 6 years ago | Rated -80
  • -43

    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon

    Puerto Rico Officer Killed with Own Weapon
    Sergeant Noel Cordero-Guzmán was shot and killed with his own weapon after intervening in a disturbance while off duty. He was at a local fast food restaurant with friends when he observed a group of people creating a disturbance. Sergeant Cordero-Guzmán had a previous encounter with one of the men causing the disturbance. After identifying himself to the group he was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -43
  • -4

    Suspect Charged in Slaying of Retired NY Deputy

    SCIPIO, N.Y. — Authorities in central New York plan to hold a news conference to discuss details of the fatal shooting of a retired sheriff's deputy over the weekend. The Cayuga County Sheriff's office says 58-year-old Bernard Gallow was killed around 11:15 p.m. Saturday inside his home in Scipio (SIHP'-ee-oh), a rural Finger Lakes town 30 miles southwest of Syracuse. Officials ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -4
  • -82

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession
    ARLINGTON — The woman accused of running into a Fort Worth motorcycle Tuesday when she became annoyed with the traffic from slain police officer Jillian Smith's funeral procession has been identified as Lorraine P. Levine, an Arlington police spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Levine, 67, originally was identified as Lorraine Rogson, but that was an alias, said Tiara Ellis Richard, Arlington police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -82
  • -19

    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun

    Police: Deputy Was Killed With Own Gun
    EVANS - Two guns went off in the shootout Tuesday in Evans, but neither belonged to the suspect, according to police. Greeley Police say Reuben Reyes, 20, managed to grab the gun of Weld County Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, during a scuffle. They say Reyes then shot Brownlee three times. Police say an Evans Police officer then shot Reyes. Both men ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
  • -53

    Sheriff's Sgt. Dies After Cruiser Hit by Out Of Control SUV

    Sheriff's Sgt. Dies After Cruiser Hit by Out Of Control SUV
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Authorities say a central Florida sheriff's deputy has been struck and killed by a car that continued on a destructive path, hitting a businesswoman and her store. Authorities say Polk County Sgt. Wes Whitmore had just gotten out of his car at a 7-11 store Sunday in Winter Haven when a Cadillac Escalade rammed into his vehicle, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -53
  • -26

    Officer Killed In Afghani Police Training Camp Attack

    Officer Killed In Afghani Police Training Camp Attack
    CALHOUN, GA - A former Calhoun police officer was killed Monday in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, the Calhoun Police Department has confirmed. Wayne Willard, a member of the Calhoun police department from 2001 to 2008, was killed at a police training camp in Kandahar, according to a news release. "Sergeant Willard was a loyal, dedicated law enforcement officer as well ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -26
  • -52

    Motorcycle Officer Fatally Shot While Chasing Driver

    Motorcycle Officer Fatally Shot While Chasing Driver
    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon motorcycle officer has been fatally shot while chasing a fleeing driver. Police say Eugene police officer Chris Kilcullen tried to make a traffic stop on Interstate 105 but the driver sped off. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that the 43-year-old Kilcullen chased the motorist to an intersection in nearby Springfield, where gunfire erupted. Kilcullen ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -52
  • -19

    Highway Patrol Pilot Killed in Chopper Crash Identified

    Highway Patrol Pilot Killed in Chopper Crash Identified
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- The pilot of a Missouri State Highway Patrol helicopter died in a crash in a residential subdivision in the Clarkson Valley area this morning. No one on the ground was injured. The pilot was Highway Patrol Sgt. Joe Schuengel, 47. He is a 17-year veteran of the patrol. Capt. Tim Hull of the Highway Patrol's headquarters in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
  • -9

    Crash Kills Off-Duty Officer

    LOWELL - An off-duty Lowell police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver early yesterday morning, officials said. Sergeant Patrick Johnson, 31, of Lowell, a six-year veteran of the department, was riding his motorcycle at Princeton Boulevard and Foster Street in Lowell around 12:30 a.m. when he was struck by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at Lowell ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
  • -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 about 6 years ago | Rated -51
  • -9

    Friends Bid Farewell to Former Sheriff's Spokesman

    Friends Bid Farewell to Former Sheriff's Spokesman
    PALM BEACH, FL - Funeral services for former Sheriff's Major Robert "Bob" Ferrell will be held this afternoon at Boynton Memorial Chapel. The services will begin at 1 p.m. A burial will follow immediately at South Florida National Cemetery on State Road 7 in suburban Lake Worth. And a luncheon will be held after the burial at the FOP Lodge 50, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment

    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment
    UPDATE: The Nye County sheriff's office says a deputy killed in a shootout with a man wielding an assault rifle in a rural Nevada casino parking lot was 27-year-old Ian Deutch (DOY'tch). Sheriff Tony DeMeo says the gunman was killed by another deputy in Monday's shooting about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. The gunman hasn't been identified. Deutch was in ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -117
  • -26

    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise

    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise
    SANFORD, NC — Sanford police confirmed Wednesday that an officer died following a rappelling accident during a Tuesday afternoon training session at the Emergency Services Training Center off Tramway Road. The officer, 55-year-old Elieser “Eli” Colonroche, died at roughly 6:30 p.m. at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after he slammed into the wall of a four-story tower on the training grounds, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -26
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