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    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death

    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death
    DETROIT - Jurors hearing the case of Jonathan Belton, accused of killing an Oak Park public safety officer, will have to decide whether police and prosecutors rigged up a shoddy case against him for political reasons, or if Belton killed the officer execution-style. Belton, 17, is charged with first-degree murder and killing a police officer in the shooting death of Mason ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -11
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    Suspect in Chief's Killing Kept In Single Cell In Jail

    Suspect in Chief's Killing Kept In Single Cell In Jail
    RAINIER, ORE - Daniel Armaugh Butts, the 21-year-old man accused of killing Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter, is in a solitary cell in Columbia County Jail. A spokesperson for the jail said he’s being kept away from other prisoners because of the severity of the charges. He faces an allegation of aggravated murder, which could carry the death penalty. Butts is ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -16
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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 over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Squad Partner Remembers Four Slain Brothers

    Squad Partner Remembers Four Slain Brothers
    LAKEWOOD, Wash. — The four stars tattooed on Dave Crommes' left forearm are in memory of his slain colleagues. A photo of officer Ronald Owens is taped to the center console of Crommes' Lakewood police car. It reminds him of the partner and close friend he lost a year ago. "It's been a struggle, obviously," said Crommes, 39 and a sergeant ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +9
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    Number of Police Who Died on Duty Declines Nationwide

    While Western Pennsylvania mourned the deaths of four police officers this year, the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty nationwide fell to a 50-year low, according to a new report. The decline -- 124 officers died on duty this year compared to 133 in 2008 -- was offset by a spike in the number of shooting ...
    Published over 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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    Missouri state trooper shot

    Submitted by Gunns | Published over 2 years ago | Rated -11
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    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 4 years ago | Rated -26
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    A Symbol to the Brethern In Blue

    A Symbol to the Brethern In Blue
    BROCKTON — While the funeral of State Police Sergeant Douglas Weddleton unfolded yesterday with precision choreography, the simple words of a grieving son imbued the solemn pageantry with a painful, palpable humanity. “You are my hero, you are my idol, and I hope I can continue to make you proud,’’ Mark Weddleton, 23, said tearfully during the funeral Mass. “Now, get ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +15
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    Arlington Officer Killed in Crash Loved Motorcycle Duty

    Arlington Officer Killed in Crash Loved Motorcycle Duty
    Three months ago, Craig Story achieved his longtime dream of becoming a motorcycle officer. That dream ended Wednesday morning when the 34-year-old Arlington police officer died in a fiery collision with a school bus on one of the city's busiest roadways. Story, a seven-year veteran of the force and proud father of a 2-year-old son, died at the scene. "This is ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -18
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    Lakewood Police officer Chris Matlosz is killed in line of duty shooting

    Submitted by Eleni | Published over 3 years ago | Rated -1
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    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk

    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk
    ATHENS, GA - The incident that led to the shooting death of an Athens police officer Tuesday started with a man locked in a car trunk, his hands and feet bound with plastic Zip Ties. The 31-year-old man would later escape and tell police that he'd been ambushed by Jamie Hood, 33. Hood had asked Judon Antron Brooks to come to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -9
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    As Trial Beings, Accused Cop Killer Confesses

    As Trial Beings, Accused Cop Killer Confesses
    PHILADELPHIA - With a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury sworn, seated, and ready for trial, accused police killer Rasheed Scrugs decided to confirm the obvious: On Feb. 13, 2009, he told people around him that he would kill a police officer and then did - shooting 25-year-old Officer John Pawlowski. So Thursday's start of trial for the paroled West Philadelphia robber ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -6
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated -1
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    Former FL Sheriff Ends Long Battle With Cancer

    Former FL Sheriff Ends Long Battle With Cancer
    PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL - Former Palm Beach County Sheriff Ed Bieluch, a career lawman who worked his way through the ranks and ventured into politics to fight crime and cronyism, then became an Anglican priest, died Sunday. He was 68. “He just did anything he could do to help anyone at any time,” said sheriff’s Sgt. Ann Burke, who worked ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -13
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    UPDATE: Sandusky OH Police Officer Shot and Killed in Line of Duty

    Submitted by lenabunnie | Published over 3 years ago | Rated -5
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated +2
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    Deputy dies of illness contracted from saving baby

    Submitted by Gunns | Published over 3 years ago | Rated -12
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    Lorain County Ohio Sheriff's Deputy Shot

    Submitted by cakdep1 | Published over 2 years ago | Rated -2
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    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mississippi man who was charged Tuesday with murder in the shootings of a Memphis police officer and another man told investigators he planned to use his military training to kill more officers during the incident. A court affidavit shows that Alexander Blaise Haydel, 22, was charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -11
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