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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 about 6 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 about 6 years ago | Rate This
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -26
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated -18
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated +15
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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 about 6 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 over 6 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 about 7 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 over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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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 about 6 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 over 5 years ago | Rated -11
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    CA Police Chief Clearing Up Officer-Involved Shooting

    CA Police Chief Clearing Up Officer-Involved Shooting
    LONG BEACH, CA - A 35-year-old man was struck 12 times by gunfire in the chest, arms and lower legs last December when police mistook a water hose nozzle he was holding for a gun, Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell said at a news conference Monday. McDonnell told reporters that he wanted to offer further details about the fatal shooting ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +10
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Sacrifice on the Border: 36 LOD Deaths in 10 Years

    Sacrifice on the Border: 36 LOD Deaths in 10 Years
    With the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry overnight on December 14th, national attention has been focused on the war that is occurring along our borders. Although Agent Terry's death has been the most high profile this year, sadly his is the fifth death of a Customs and Border Protection law enforcement officer this year. Protecting the American border is ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    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 almost 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Jail Time for DWI Death of Buffalo Cop

    Jail Time for DWI Death of Buffalo Cop
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A 22-year-old construction worker has been sentenced to six months in jail and was fined $16,000 for killing an off-duty Buffalo police officer in a drunk driving accident on the southbound Niagara Thruway last summer. Raymond E. Jamison Jr. of the town of Boston had pleaded guilty in October to criminally negligent homicide and drunk driving during ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police Hunt for Deputy's Killer During Western Festival

    Police Hunt for Deputy's Killer During Western Festival
    KANAB, UT - While a troop of actors packing six-shooters and wearing Old West garb staged a shooting in the center of this town Saturday, a nearby posse was taking a modern approach to catching its man. The lawmen are using helicopters, infrared cameras and night-vision goggles. They’re communicating with radios, cell phones and instant messaging. Yes, some of the more ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Animal Control Officer's Killer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars

    Animal Control Officer's Killer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars
    WACO, Texas — A central Texas jury has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the 2007 murder of an animal control officer. A McLennan County jury in Waco deliberated for a half-hour Monday before returning the maximum punishment for 33-year-old Jerry Mack Newland of Elm Mott. The jury had deliberated about two hours earlier in the day before finding ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -11
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    Off-Duty Officers Killed In Small Plane Crash

    Arizona - Two off-duty police officers from Southern California were killed when the small plane they were flying crashed during takeoff in Arizona over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Brian Hayes, 35, and Nicole Anderson, 32, were killed in the crash at Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport in Winslow, Ariz., Sunday morning. Hayes was a police officer in Anaheim. Anderson, his girlfriend, was ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated -21
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    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant

    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant
    HOUSTON - The suspect accused of driving his vehicle through a police barricade and killing a Houston police officer Sunday may be an illegal immigrant, officials say. Johoan Rodriguez, 26, charged with the intoxicated manslaughter of Houston officer Kevin Will, has a federal immigration detainer placed in his arrest records after investigators found "reason to believe" he was not a citizen. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -20
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