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    Off-Duty Officer Killed By Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

    Off-Duty Officer Killed By Wrong-Way Drunk Driver
    An NYPD cop on his way home from work was killed Monday when his car was rammed by a boozed-up Brooklyn man driving the wrong way, authorities said. Officer Andre Menzies - a father of five - was driving east on the Northern State Parkway in Dix Hills, L.I., about 12:05 a.m. when he was hit head-on by Michael Bowen's Ford ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -25
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    TX Church Overflows With Mourners At Slain Officer's Funeral

    TX Church Overflows With Mourners At Slain Officer's Funeral
    ARLINGTON -- God has a plan, Ruby Odom told the mourners at Mount Olive Baptist Church on Tuesday morning. "God has his own timing," said Odom, the wife of former Arlington Mayor Elzie Odom. It may not be clear why 24-year-old church member Jillian Michelle Smith was taken away as she was, Odom said. "The things God has planned may not ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +11
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    Death Penalty Sought in Killings of Tampa Officers

    Death Penalty Sought in Killings of Tampa Officers
    TAMPA — Four grieving families filled a courtroom Thursday, together for the first time to face the same murder suspect, Dontae Morris. The wives of two slain Tampa police officers heard prosecutors announce the intent to seek the harshest punishment: death. And the frustrated families of two civilians learned that for their loved ones, the state would stop at life in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +12
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    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded

    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded
    PUERTO RICKO - A police officer in Puerto Rico has been killed during an attempted robbery in which his father, also an officer, was injured. Police say 29-year-old Luis Gomez Crespo was shot several times while standing outside a restaurant Friday afternoon in the southern coastal city of Patillas. Police say he died at the hospital. They say his father, 47-year-old ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -15
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    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings

    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings
    TAMPA, Fla. — A manhunt for the convicted felon accused of killing two Tampa police officers — and wanted for questioning in three other homicides — spread to north Florida on Thursday. Jacksonville sheriff's officers received a tip that Dontae Rashawn Morris, 24, was in a neighborhood in that city, some 200 miles from where he is accused of gunning down ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -12
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    Women Charged in Attempted Slaying of Two NJ Officers

    Women Charged in Attempted Slaying of Two NJ Officers
    FAIR LAWN, NJ — Two Newark women have been charged with attempted murder after they reversed a car into one Fair Lawn police officer and struck another officer head-on, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. Both officers were hospitalized. One remains in stable condition and the other was released. Marlin and Coleman are charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree armed ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -8
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    Supreme Court Upholds Conviction In Trooper's Death

    Supreme Court Upholds Conviction In Trooper's Death
    VIRGINIA - The Supreme Court of Virginia upheld a Caroline County woman's conviction in the shooting death of her state police officer husband Thursday, dismissing her argument that it should be overturned because the prosecutor made prejudicial statements. Donna Blanton, 45, is serving a life term for the 2003 slaying of Virginia State Police 1st Sgt. Taylor Blanton, her husband of ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    Man Charged WIth Murder in Phoenix Officer's Death

    Man Charged WIth Murder in Phoenix Officer's Death
    PHOENIX -- A Tucson man with previous theft and weapons convictions was charged Thursday with first-degree murder and weapons violations in the fatal shooting of a Phoenix police officer. Danny Ledezma Martinez, 30, was also charged with burglary and fleeing from a police vehicle, Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley said. Prosecutors will decide whether to pursue the death penalty after reviewing ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -15
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    Police K9 Dies Following Indoor Training

    GALLOWAY — Officials don't believe the heat is responsible for the death of an Atlantic County police dog. The Galloway Township Police Department says K-9 Blaze collapsed after starting a training session indoors Wednesday. Doctors at a veterinary hospital said the 6-year-old German shepherd's temperature indicated the death was not heat-related. Blaze had been a patrol dog since 2007 and was ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -10
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    Two St. Petersburg Heroes Laid to Rest

    Two St. Petersburg Heroes Laid to Rest
    ST. PETERSBURG - City officials estimate more than 10,000 could turn out for services on Friday, Jan. 28, honoring St. Petersburg Police Sgt. Thomas Baitinger and K-9/TAC Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz. The men died in the line of duty Monday, Jan. 24 in St. Petersburg. Friday’s memorial service begins at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -4
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    Updated: Suspect In Alaska Cop Killings Arrested

    Updated: Suspect In Alaska Cop Killings Arrested
    HOONAH - A man who troopers say shot and killed two police officers in the Southeast village of Hoonah was captured after leaving his house shortly after 9:30 a.m. today. John Marvin Jr., 45, is being charged with two counts of first-degree murder, said troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters. The arrest ended a standoff that forced school officials to call off classes ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +18
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated +1
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    Double Whammy: Woman Uses Stolen Credit Cards on HitmanForHire.com

    Double Whammy: Woman Uses Stolen Credit Cards on HitmanForHire.com
    ALLENTOWN, NJ - A New Jersey woman who allegedly tried to hire a hit man and pay for his services using stolen credit cards was arrested Tuesday on multiple conspiracy and identity-theft charges. Marissa Mark, 28, was living in Allentown in 2006 when she contacted a website called hitmanforhire.com to kill her ex-boyfriend's new flame. After haggling over the contract, she ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -19
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    Jurors Recommend Death Sentence For Calif. Cop Killer

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Jurors have recommended the death penalty for a 26-year-old man convicted of killing a police officer in California. [widget:news__officer_down] The same jurors who convicted Alberto Alvarez of murder with special circumstances in November determined Tuesday that he should be sentenced to death. Alvarez was found guilty of fatally shooting 38-year-old Officer Richard May in 2006 in East ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +22
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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 about 4 years ago | Rated +4
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    Woburn MA police officer Killed on Armed Robbery Alarm

    Submitted by alexy | Published over 3 years ago | Rated -1
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    One of California's Finest, Chief Fagen, Passes Away

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Alex Fagan Sr., a larger-than-life police officer who survived a scandal that involved his rookie cop son and a bag of fajitas and rose to lead San Francisco's force, died Monday in London, friends and authorities said. The former police chief collapsed after walking his dog, friends said. He had turned 60 on Nov. 2. A Scotland Yard ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -5
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    Ohio Deputy killed, officer wounded in Enon Beach shooting

    Submitted by abjones531 | Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Texas Deputy Killed During Apparent Ambush

    Submitted by Sheepdog267 | Published about 3 years ago | Rated -24
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    Teen Parolee Charged In Former CHA Officer's Death

    Teen Parolee Charged In Former CHA Officer's Death
    CHICAGO - Determined to avoid arrest on a burglary charge, a teenage parolee shot and killed the victim of the break-in and the Chicago police evidence technician investigating the crime, police charged Monday. "It's unfathomable. It's just unbelievable," said Calumet Area Cmdr. Keith Calloway. "It's just so egregious you can't put words to it." Police said Timothy Herring, 19, on parole ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -21
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