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    Florida Sheriff Worker's Killer Formally Charged

    WELLINGTON, FL - A 26-year-old Wellington man charged with the November death of a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office parking enforcement worker was ordered held on $30,000 bond Tuesday. James A. Schaffner, son of Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue District Chief James Schaffner, was also ordered by Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Krista Marx not to possess alcohol or operate a vehicle. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Fla. Motor Unit Gets First Female Motor Officer

    PLANT CITY, FL - There's a new member of the city police department's motorcycle division. And for the first time since it was founded more than 70 years ago, the officer is a woman. DeeDee Gregory, a married mother of two who became an officer at age 40, recently was named the city's first female motorcycle officer. She's a good fit ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Mourners Pay Respect To Two Slain Miami Officers

    Mourners Pay Respect To Two Slain Miami Officers
    MIAMI, Fla. -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott and thousands of law enforcement officers are expected at a funeral service for two fallen Miami-Dade County police officers. A motorcade of police officers from almost every city in Florida will make its way from Vista Memorial Gardens to the AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami, beginning at 9 a.m. Monday. The service is planned ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer

    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer
    SEATTLE - It used to be that 29th Avenue and East Yesler Way was just another ordinary corner in the Leschi neighborhood. In a split second last Halloween, it became a place of tragedy, of bad memories and pain. Sunday afternoon, it was a place for coming together. Several hundred people turned out for the dedication of a memorial to Seattle ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Tampa Holds Special Memorial For Fallen Officers

    Tampa Holds Special Memorial For Fallen Officers
    TAMPA, FL -- Bryan Reese Jr. never got to meet his father, a Tampa police officer accidentally shot to death by his partner 75 years ago. "My father was killed two months before I was born, and I know it affected my life considerably," he said. Reese and his son, Bryan Reese III, were among the attendees at today's memorial service ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Ten from 9/11 Among New Names on NY Police Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The names of 15 officers, including 10 who died from illnesses related to their time spent at ground zero in Manhattan, have been added to the New York Police Officers Memorial. Family, friends and hundreds of uniformed police gathered Tuesday at the black granite memorial in Albany where 1,297 names of officers who died in the line of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police Shooting Suspect Faces Life in Prison

    Police Shooting Suspect Faces Life in Prison
    OAKLAND -- A gang suspect who investigators say admitted shooting a Fremont police officer in East Oakland last week was charged Tuesday with 10 felonies, including attempted murder. Andrew Barrientos, 20, who is in San Diego near where he was arrested Saturday just feet from the Mexican border, is scheduled to be arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court next Tuesday. Barrientos ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Phoenix Police Ask Public To Help Find Officer's Killer

    Phoenix Police Ask Public To Help Find Officer's Killer
    PHOENIX - After two days of an extensive ongoing investigation that involves some of the most experienced homicide detectives working around the clock, Phoenix police are no closer to explaining how a patrol sergeant ended up dead alongside his squad vehicle in an alley near an open industrial lot. With limited physical evidence and witnesses, Phoenix police are asking the public's ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Vigil Held for Indiana Officer Slain in 1990

    MUNCIE, Ind. — Relatives and friends of a Muncie police officer fatally wounded by a prisoner in 1990 have marked the 20th anniversary of the shooting. Tuesday's midnight vigil for officer Gregg Winters was held at the site along a Muncie road where a handcuffed man Winters was driving him to the Delaware County Jail pulled out a hidden gun and ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Suspect in Off-Duty Trooper's Slaying Appears in Court

    Suspect in Off-Duty Trooper's Slaying Appears in Court
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - The man accused with killing an off-duty Maryland state trooper earlier this summer made his first court appearance Wednesday, where a detective testified the man retaliated after the cop tossed him out of a restaurant. Cyril Williams, currently being held without bond in state prison in Jessup, Md., faces five first-degree murder charges in the June slaying ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Nassau Officer

    [photo:591189] OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — A Nassau County police officer killed when a truck slammed into his cruiser during a traffic stop will be buried this week. The wake for 44-year-old Officer Michael Califano has been scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Massapequa (mas-uh-PEEK'-wuh) Funeral Home. The funeral is set for Thursday at the Maria Regina Roman Catholic Church in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Inmate Questioned in 2010 Slaying of Chicago Officer

    A 24-year-old prison inmate is being questioned in the 2010 slaying of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey, sources told the Tribune tonight. The man was sent to prison Downstate after his arrest last September on vehicular hijacking and weapons charges. At that time, he had been on parole following a 2009 conviction for aggravated battery to a peace officer and a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    Man Charged In Death of Former SC Sheriff

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- South Carolina authorities have charged a man arrested in Tennessee with murder in the death of a former sheriff. [photo:575098] Multiple media outlets reported that 82-year-old former Sheriff Charles Snipes was found dead at his used car lot in Spartanburg early Tuesday. Snipes was sheriff of Spartanburg County from 1961 to 1968. Coroner Rusty Clevenger says an autopsy ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Teen Accused in Officer's Slaying Due In Court

    Teen Accused in Officer's Slaying Due In Court
    LAKEWOOD - The teenager accused in last week’s execution-style killing of a Lakewood police officer is due in court later today. Jahmell Crockam, 19, arrested Sunday morning after a massive 40-hour manhunt, is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Toms River to face murder and weapons charges in connection with the death of Officer Christopher Matlosz. At the same time, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Justice Dept. to Review Fatal Attacks on Officers

    Justice Dept. to Review Fatal Attacks on Officers
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is preparing to review a rash of deadly attacks on police following the fatal shootings of 10 officers since Jan. 1. Bernard Melekian, the Justice Department's Community Oriented Policing Services director, said analysts would study whether deficits in training, resources or officer behavior may have contributed to a troubling series of violent attacks in at least ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Report Commends Tampa's Hunt for Officers' Killer

    Report Commends Tampa's Hunt for Officers' Killer
    TAMPA, Fla. -- An independent report released Tuesday gives Tampa police mostly high marks for the handling of a massive, four-day hunt for a man accused of killing two police officers last summer. The 96-hour dragnet, the largest in Tampa police history, followed the shooting deaths of officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab during a routine traffic stop June 29. It ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Crowd Gathers As St. Petersburg Officer Laid to Rest

    Crowd Gathers As St. Petersburg Officer Laid to Rest
    ST. PETERSBURG - The routine is painfully familiar by now. Thousands of officers, dignitaries and others attending the funeral of a fallen officer. Services for St. Petersburg police Officer David Crawford begin at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg. He was shot to death Feb. 21 after stopping a suspected car thief. Here are updates from the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Memorial Set for Slain Rainier Police Chief

    [photo:588143] PORTLAND, Ore. — Memorial services for Rainier police Chief Ralph Painter are scheduled Friday afternoon at the University of Portland Chiles Center. Painter was shot and killed last week in the small Columbia River town north of Portland after he responded to a report of an attempted car theft. A memorial procession is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. at the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Former Los Angeles Police Chief Laid to Rest

    Former Los Angeles Police Chief Laid to Rest
    LOS ANGELES — A funeral service will be held Tuesday for former Los Angeles police Chief Daryl Gates. Gates served as chief from 1978 to 1992 and died of cancer earlier this month at his Dana Point home. The private service will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels beginning at 9 a.m., followed by a public honors ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Mishawaka Remembers 'Outstanding Officer' as Quiet

    MISHAWAKA — Mishawaka police Cpl. James Szuba's death Saturday night in a crash with a suspected drunken driver left Dan Green angry and saddened. Szuba was one of four officers who in 2004 rescued Green's then-5-year-old grandson, Jaran Newgent, from an icy retention pond near his Normain Heights home. [widget:news__all_discussion] "It hurts me," Green said. "He did what he had to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -1
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