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  • Video helps clear Mishawaka officer in death of motorcyclist during chase

    06/06/2018 5:25:34 AM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.southbendtribune.com ^ | 6/5/18 | Jeff Parrott
    MISHAWAKA — A motorcyclist killed in a crash while eluding police on May 26 had far outrun an officer, who won’t face criminal charges in the incident, St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter announced Monday. When he crashed the motorcycle on Jefferson Boulevard near Wyland’s Marine and a Village Pantry, John M. Williams, 46, was so far ahead of Mishawaka police Patrolman Andrew Sark, about a quarter-mile, that the crash cannot be seen on the dashcam video. “After speaking with witnesses and reviewing the evidence, (the St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team) determined that the motorcycle traveled at high rates...
  • Houston police officer telling woman to put hands up and 'pretend like we're going to shoot you'

    05/21/2018 6:52:14 AM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A viral video involving Houston police officers is now under investigation after an officer was recorded ordering four individuals to exit a vehicle. In a video recorded by Denee Harris, an officer can be heard over the loudspeaker saying, "Hands up! Put your hands up. Over your head! Pretend like we're going to shoot you." "Why would he say that?" Harris said in the video. Another officer confiscated one of the passenger's crutches,
  • Police bodycam video shows officer shooting suspect in back

    04/26/2018 8:22:07 AM PDT · by BBell · 34 replies
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Newly released video from a police body camera in Virginia shows a white officer shooting a black suspect in the back as he tries to run away. The Virginian-Pilot obtained video showing rookie Portsmouth Officer Jeremy Durocher wounding Deontrace Ward, who authorities described as an armed burglary suspect. Authorities say the shooting occurred in October as police responded to a robbery call in a residential neighborhood in the southeast Virginia city. Ward's mother, Eboni West, said the video shows the shooting was unjustified. "It was heartbreaking to see my son shot while running away," West told the...
  • Officer nabs a dirt bike

    04/12/2018 5:02:38 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies
    In total, six dirt bikes and one quad engaged an unnamed officer with the North Haven Police Department on Sunday “in a slow pursuit on Maple Avenue towards New Haven,” the department wrote on Facebook. Some of the riders drove the dirt bikes across lawns and caused damage. At one point during the pursuit, “one rider fell off, but quickly jumped onto the back of another dirt bike and fled," according to the police department. The North Haven Police Department is asking anyone who can identify the riders to come forward.
  • North Carolina officer shoots, kills man during traffic stop

    04/01/2018 7:06:06 PM PDT · by BBell · 38 replies
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A white North Carolina police officer shot and killed a black passenger who displayed a gun after a late-night traffic stop led to a physical struggle, authorities said Saturday. The shooting happened after Officer D.E. McGuire stopped a car containing two men and a woman about 10:30 p.m. Friday during a routine patrol northeast of downtown, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Edward Van McCrae, 60, was in the rear seat and began making suspicious movements, police say. McGuire told McCrae to stop reaching for concealed areas of the vehicle, but McCrae continued, according to...
  • French hero officer who swapped himself for hostage dies

    03/24/2018 2:35:12 AM PDT · by BBell · 33 replies
    TREBES, France – France's top security official says a heroic officer who swapped himself for a hostage during an attack on a supermarket has died of his injuries. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb wrote in a tweet early Saturday that Col. Arnaud Beltrame had "died for his country."
  • GOOD GUY WITH A GUN: Armed School Officer TAKES DOWN Shooter, Saves Lives

    03/20/2018 11:42:56 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 03/20/18 | Hannity Staff
    A lone gunman was shot and killed Tuesday morning after opening fire at a southeast Maryland high school; being stopped by a heroic armed security officer who engaged the shooter within seconds. According to Fox News, the suspect is the only fatality; with one male and one female student injured during the ordeal. “Our school resource officer was alerted to the event. he pursued the shooter, engaged the shooter, fired a round at the shooter,” St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron said. “The shooter fired a round as well. In the hours and days to come, we’ll be able to...
  • Officer identified, suspects charged in deadly hit-and-run

    03/13/2018 1:26:14 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    BAKER – A reserve Zachary Police officer was killed after being run over in a shopping center parking lot Monday evening. The officer has been identified as Christopher M. Lawton. According to Chief David McDavid, 33-year-old Albert Franklin had struck his girlfriend with an AR-15 last week; a warrant was later obtained. Monday night, Zachary Police received information on Franklin's whereabouts. Officers attempted to arrest Franklin and 30-year-old Ashley Chaney, who were in the Walmart parking lot sitting in a U-Haul truck. As the suspects tried to drive away, the reserve officer was pinned between the truck and grocery cart...
  • Man who killed Maryland officer was ordered to surrender guns 3 times in 5 years, records show

    02/28/2018 10:05:50 PM PST · by BBell · 15 replies
    Court records say the man who fatally shot a Maryland police officer earlier this week had been court-ordered to surrender his guns at least three times in the last five years. The Washington Post reports three different judges ordered Glenn Tyndell to "immediately surrender all firearms" after they found his wife, ex-wife and child needed protection. Prince George's County Sheriff's Col. Darrin C. Palmer says Tyndell had told deputies he'd turn himself in Tuesday. He didn't show.
  • Police officer killed, 3 others wounded by Iranian protester: Reuters

    01/01/2018 1:01:32 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 1, 2018 | BRETT SAMUELS
    A protester shot and killed a police officer on Monday during the fifth day of demonstrations in Iran, Reuters reported, citing Iranian state television. The policeman is the first member of law enforcement to be killed during the protests. Roughly a dozen people were killed on Sunday as civilians continued to protest alleged government corruption and economic conditions. One officer was killed and three other officers were wounded after a demonstrator opened fire with a hunting rifle in the city of Najafabad, Reuters reported, citing a police spokesman on state TV. Protesters have taken to the streets for each of...
  • Slain NOPD officer used stun gun on suspect but weapon didn't stop his killer, warrant says

    10/15/2017 2:45:27 PM PDT · by BBell · 28 replies
    http://www.theadvocate.com/ ^ | 10/15/17 | Ramon Antonio Vargas
    The man accused of fatally shooting a New Orleans policeman early Friday managed to recover from being shocked with a stun gun to kill the officer moments later, according to documents released Saturday. An arrest warrant for Darren Bridges, 30, on counts of first-degree murder and other offenses gives the most complete account yet made public about how authorities believe he gunned down 29-year-old Officer Marcus McNeil in the vicinity of the 6800 block of Cindy Place, in New Orleans East. Bridges was later shot by one of McNeil's colleagues, and he surrendered to authorities rather than bleed to death...
  • Slain NOPD officer 'wanted to go out and save the city,' uncle says

    10/13/2017 2:41:22 PM PDT · by BBell · 9 replies
    http://www.nola.com/ ^ | 10/13/17 | Emily Lane
    Marcus McNeil's work with the New Orleans Police Department made him feel "like a superhero," his uncle Joseph Gilyot said. "He wanted to go out and save the city," Gilyot said. "He truly loved his job." Gilyot, 53, and others who knew McNeil said it was his dream to become a police officer. Just three years after joining the NOPD, McNeil -- a 29-year-old father of two -- was gunned down early Friday morning (Oct. 13) while patrolling in New Orleans East. Barbara May, a longtime friend of McNeil's family, said she got a call from McNeil's grandmother, Alvena McNeil,...
  • Officer shot in Texas ISIS attack sues FBI

    10/05/2017 5:07:44 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 25 replies
    WND ^ | 10/04/2017 | Art Moore
    Contends bureau allowed assault on 'Draw Muhammad' event! Claiming an FBI undercover agent bears responsibility for the ISIS-inspired terrorist attack at the “Draw Muhammad” free-speech event in Garland, Texas, in 2015, the security guard wounded in the incident is suing the bureau for damages. Bruce Joiner charges the FBI is liable because one of its agents “solicited, encouraged, directed and aided members of ISIS in planning and carrying out the May 3 attack,” according to court documents filed Monday, reported the Washington Examiner. As WND reported from the scene, two Muslims wearing body armor and armed with assault rifles who...
  • Islamic State releases video alleging it beheaded Russian officer in Syria

    05/09/2017 8:05:49 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 41 replies
    KOM News ^ | 9 May 2017 11:57 CEST | none stated
    Petrenko Afghene, the alleged Russian intelligence captain infiltrated IS ranks, gathering information on the group and reporting it to Russia. (Screenshot) Islamic State has issued a video showing the beheading of what it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria, the US-based SITE monitoring website reported on Tuesday.The Russian Defence Ministry and the FSB security service were not immediately available for comment.The 12-minute Russian-language video, released on the day Russia celebrates the anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany with military parades, showed the man dressed in a black jump suit kneeling in a desert scene and...
  • Officer Shot In Ambush; Citizen Shoots And Kills Gunmen

    01/12/2017 1:43:51 PM PST · by nodwam · 48 replies
    Hidden Americans ^ | 01/12/2017 | Richard Saunders
    This is why the United States has the 2nd amendment. A police officer was ambushed by a gunmen and someone driving by stopped to help the police officer and ended up having to shoot the gunmen to save the officer. This is the advantage of Arizona having the foresight to allow all of its citizens to own and carry firearms. From ABC7: An Arizona trooper trying to help a motorist in a rollover crash was shot in an ambush-style attack by a random suspect, who was then fatally shot by a Good Samaritan driving by. The trooper with the Arizona...
  • OPD officer shot multiple times outside Walmart in Pine Hills area, witness says (update: LEO died)

    01/09/2017 5:48:41 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 150 replies
    WFTV ^ | 1-9-2016 | WFTV
    PINE HILLS, Fla. - According to a witness at the scene, a female Orlando police officer was shot numerous times by a man wearing a security uniform. Dozens of police vehicles descended on the area around the intersection of Pine Hills Road and North Lane, just south of Royal Oaks and Pineview apartments on a report of an officer-involved shooting Monday. The shooting reportedly happened at a nearby Walmart. We have an officer shot and suspect(s) at large. Officer transported to hospital. — Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) January 9, 2017 "(The shooter) was an average looking dude, he walked by me,...
  • Georgia police officer killed, another in 'very, very critical' condition as gunman remains on loose

    One Georgia police officer was fatally shot on Wednesday morning, and another one is in "very, very critical" condition, authorities say. The officer who was killed is a member of the Americus Police Department, according to WXIA, and the severely wounded officer is a public safety officer with Georgia Southwestern State University.
  • Officer gunned down in New Mexico by face-tattooed suspect

    09/04/2016 8:01:03 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 52 replies
    CBS News ^ | September 2, 2016
    Officer gunned down in New Mexico by face-tattooed suspect ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A police officer who authorities say attempted to chase down a 38-year-old man with three active arrest warrants was fatally shot by the suspect Friday after an exchange of gunfire in a southern New Mexico town. The suspect, Joseph Moreno, also was killed in the morning shootout near a trailer park in Alamogordo, police said at a news conference. The desert town of about 31,000 people is home to the White Sands National Monument and Holloman Air Force Base. Police identified the slain officer as Clint Corvinus, a...
  • Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer

    08/18/2016 4:38:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | August 17, 2016 | Christian Schneider
    Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer Christian Schneider, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Close your eyes and imagine yourself as a 24-year old African-American police officer in the City of Milwaukee. On Saturday afternoon, you make a routine traffic stop that results in a young black man fleeing the scene. According to the events laid out by Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn, you turn on your body camera and give chase, eventually cornering the suspect in a fenced in yard. He turns toward you. And then you see he has a gun. You tell him to put the gun down. He...
  • New Mexico officer shot, killed during traffic stop; 3 suspects in custody

    08/13/2016 5:30:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/13/2016
    Police and Law Enforcement New Mexico officer shot, killed during traffic stop; 3 suspects in custody Published August 13, 2016 FoxNews.com Three suspects were in custody Saturday after investigators said one of them shot a New Mexico police officer in the neck during a traffic stop, killing him, before trying to speed away. Two of the suspects have criminal records and were wanted in a shooting last month that killed a 62-year-old man in Ohio, The Chillicothe Gazette reported. After Friday's shooting, crews airlifted Hatch, N.M. Police Officer Jose Chavez to a hospital in El Paso, Texas where he died,...