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    Teenager Charged In IL Officer's Death

    Teenager Charged In IL Officer's Death
    CHICAGO - An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with the murder of Chicago Police Officer David A. Blake, a member of the SWAT team who was shot to death last month. “It was a classic case of robbery; the suspect wanted to steal Officer Blake’s extensive gun collection,” said a police source. Blake possessed a varied collection of registered and ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -7
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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -9
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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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    Son of Dallas Chief Dies in Shootout with Police

    Son of Dallas Chief Dies in Shootout with Police
    DALLAS — The city's new police chief faces one of the worst tragedies that could befall a law enforcement officer: living with the knowledge that his dead son was a cop killer. Just seven weeks after being sworn in as leader of the Dallas police force, David Brown learned on Father's Day that his 27-year-old son gunned down a suburban officer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Man Charged In Crash That Killed NJ Officer

    [photo:581738] TOMS RIVER — Bail remains at $250,000 for the New Jersey man charged with vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty police officer on the Garden State Parkway. The Asbury Park Press reported Erick Uzcategui hung his head and told a judge he understood his rights during his first court appearance in Ocean County on Monday. Authorities say the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    Charges Filed In Officer's 2006 Slaying

    HARVEY, IL - A Harvey man was charged Wednesday with murdering a Metra police officer four years ago, officials said. Jemetric Nicholson, 23, was charged with the murder of Thomas Cook after a lengthy investigation, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said. Cook, of Dyer, Ind., was a former Riverdale police officer. He was the first Metra officer killed in the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +12
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Manhunt On For Man Who Ambushed, Killed Pa. Trooper

    Manhunt On For Man Who Ambushed, Killed Pa. Trooper
    CRANBERRY, Pa. — A state trooper responding to a domestic call at a rural home Wednesday was fatally shot as he got out of his cruiser, and a search was on for the gunman. Trooper Paul G. Richey, a 16-year veteran assigned to the Franklin barracks, and another trooper arrived at the home at about 11:30 a.m. when a shot was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -7
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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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    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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    Arlington Police Officer Remembered for Ways He Helped Others

    Arlington Police Officer Remembered for Ways He Helped Others
    GRAND PRAIRIE – When the wife of Arlington police Officer Craig Story wanted to continue her education, Story resigned his beloved tactical unit post to help out more at home. Hundreds of law enforcement officers - many with their wives and some holding hands - joined Arlington police Officer Craig Story's pregnant wife, Danielle, other relatives and well-wishers for his funeral ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Fallen Arlington Officer's Cycle Was Under Recall

    Fallen Arlington Officer's Cycle Was Under Recall
    ARLINGTON, TX - The motorcycle an Arlington police officer was riding when he was killed Wednesday after colliding with a school bus was under recall and scheduled for maintenance soon, Arlington police confirmed Thursday. But officials stressed that the problems leading to the recall of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle did not cause the death of Officer Craig Story, 34, who died about ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -14
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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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    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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    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 over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    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 over 7 years ago | Rated -7
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    Off-Duty Officer Killed in Motorcycle Wreck

    An off-duty officer with the Northeast Side Independent School District was killed in a motorcycle accident on the city's South Side around noon today, police reported. Police believe that Joseph Diaz, 63, had just finished a funeral escort and was traveling north in the 5300 block of Presa Street near Hot Wells Boulevard hen he lost control of his motorcycle, fell ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Reward Increased in Officer's Slaying

    CHICAGO - The reward offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the slayings of Chicago police officer and a former Chicago Housing Authority officer last week was increased Sunday to $20,000, police said. Meanwhile, investigators on Sunday continued to hold a parolee described as a "person of interest" for questioning in the Friday afternoon shooting on the Southeast ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    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
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