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  • GOOD GUY WITH A GUN: Armed School Officer TAKES DOWN Shooter, Saves Lives

    03/20/2018 11:42:56 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 28 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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 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,...
  • Travis Co. Sergeant dies after Round Rock shooting (Texas officer killed; backyard)

    07/25/2016 8:48:02 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 13 replies ^ | July 25 2016 | Claire Ricke
    Police are searching for two burglary suspects after Sgt. Craig “Hutch” Hutchinson was killed in a shooting at his house early Monday morning. The sergeant was shot at his home on Oak Meadow Drive in the Cimmaron neighborhood, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Sheriff Greg Hamilton said Hutchinson radioed the department around 1:22 a.m. when he saw suspects running around his backyard. By 1:32 a.m. when officers arrived at Hutchinson’s house he was found on the ground in the backyard near a creek. He was transported to a Round Rock Hospital where he was pronounced dead. “Our...
  • Trump supporters were 'running for their lives' after San Jose rally, police report says

    06/08/2016 7:02:10 PM PDT · by SteveH · 84 replies
    san jose mercury news ^ | 6/8/2016 | Mark Gomez,
    Two undercover police officers at a Donald Trump rally last week said they saw Trump supporters "get punched, kicked and pushed" and "running for their lives," according to a police report. The plainclothes officers said they did not intervene for fear their own safety would be jeopardized as the estimated 400 protesters developed a "mob mentality." The officers' observations were included in the arrest report of Antonio Moses Fernandez, 19, of San Jose, who is accused of throwing a metal barrier into a police skirmish line following the Trump rally June 2 outside the San Jose Convention Center. Fernandez made...
  • Suspect in Massachusetts officer's slaying dies in shootout

    05/22/2016 5:59:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    AP ^ | May 22, 2016
    AUBURN, Mass. (AP) -- The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts police officer died after an exchange of gunfire Sunday as authorities closed in on him at a small town residence, police said. The man, identified as 35-year-old Jorge Zambrano, burst out of a closet and opened fire on the officers as they approached him inside an apartment in Oxford, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said at a news conference. Zambrano, who authorities said had a criminal history, was taken to a hospital, where he died.
  • MCSO deputy shot multiple times by drive-by gunman at Tempe DUI traffic stop

    05/07/2016 3:02:11 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 23 replies
    cbs news ^ | 5/7/16
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio reacted to the shooting in a tweet and said, "The war on cops continues." A Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy was shot several times in what investigators say may be a random drive-by attack Saturday morning. The deputy, who has been with the force for 10 years, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and was taken to Scottsdale Osborn Hospital. The deputy is expected to fully recover. The suspect opened fire while driving by a traffic stop at the 101 frontage road near Price and University just after 2 a.m. The sheriff’s deputy had pulled over another...
  • FFinicum Shooter Protection Bill Points to Wider Issue of Government Distrust

    02/15/2016 6:39:08 PM PST · by MikeSteelBe · 11 replies
    Oathkeeper's Website ^ | 2/15/2016 | David Cordrea
    “State Rep. Jeff Barker has introduced a bill that would temporarily delay the release of the name of the officer who shot [LaVoy] Finicum,” KOIN 6 News reported Sunday. “House Bill 4087 already unanimously passed the Oregon House Judiciary Committee.” The bill, which will allow law enforcement to petition a judge for a 90-day stay on releasing the name of an officer, was introduced after the Oregon State Police said it had “received death threats from all over the U.S.” Barker, a Democrat, said he took the action after being convinced by OSP Superintendent Rich Evans that ‘there is a...
  • Pennsylvania police reportedly warned 3 'radical' associates of terror suspect on the loose

    01/11/2016 7:44:39 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan 11, 2015
    Pennsylvania police reportedly warned 3 'radical' associates of terror suspect on the loose FBI Investigating new tip in Philadelphia cop ambush Philadelphia police have been told that three "radical" associates of a self-proclaimed ISIS-inspired gunman who attacked a cop Thursday were still at large and that "the threat to police is not over," according to a published report. A law enforcement source told Fox News that city police and the FBI were investigating the tip, which came from a woman who stopped an officer on the street Saturday night. The Philadelpha Inquirer reported Sunday that the woman told police that...