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  • Texas cop shot dead in line of duty while serving warrant

    12/04/2017 6:11:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 4, 2017 | Nicole Darrah
    A police officer in San Marcos, Texas, was shot and killed Monday afternoon when he was serving a warrant, police said. Officer Ken Copeland, a veteran of the San Marcos Police Department since March 1998, was serving a warrant in the El Camino Real subdivison of the city when he was fatally shot, Police Chief Chase Stapp confirmed during a press conference Monday night. Copeland — who was wearing a protective vest — and other officers were shot at by the suspect, "much like in an ambush type of situation." He was taken to the Central Texas Medical Center immediately...
  • Baltimore Detective Sean Suiter killed day before testimony in police corruption case

    11/23/2017 5:50:47 PM PST · by JP1201 · 14 replies
    A Baltimore detective was fatally shot with his own gun just one day before he was set to testify before a federal grand jury in a case involving other officers, the city’s police commissioner said Wednesday. “Detective Suiter was going to offer federal grand jury testimony about an incident that occurred several years ago that included officers who are now federally indicted back in March,” Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said of Sean Suiter. “He was scheduled to offer grand jury testimony the day after he was murdered,” he added.
  • Border Patrol agent appeared to be ambushed by illegal immigrants, bashed with rocks before death

    11/21/2017 1:29:56 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/21/17 | Katherine Lam
    Illegal immigrants appeared to have “ambushed” two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Texas border with Mexico and bashed their heads with blunt objects -- possibly rocks -- killing one agent and sending another to a hospital in serious condition Sunday, a National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) official told Fox News. Rogelio Martinez, 36, was killed and another agent, who has not been identified, was injured while they were patrolling the Big Bend Sector, leading authorities to scour West Texas for the attackers, officials said. Although few details about the incident have been released, Brandon Judd, the president of the...
  • Baltimore police officer dead, cops hunt killer

    11/16/2017 1:45:02 PM PST · by ColdOne · 19 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 11/16/17 | fox/ap
    A Baltimore homicide detective was pronounced dead Thursday as cops continued a dragnet for his “cold, callous killer.” The slain officer was Detective Sean Suiter, an 18-year veteran of the Baltimore police force who had been investigating homicides for the past two years, the Baltimore Sun reported. He was shot around 4:30 p.m. by a man who approached him while engaging in “suspicious behavior," according to Fox 45 Baltimore. The shooting happened in a troubled area of Baltimore that is grappling with high crime rates. Little is known about the officer, but Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said he had a...
  • Campus Police Officer Shot Dead at Texas Tech After Student Busted for Drugs

    10/09/2017 10:32:22 PM PDT · by iowamark · 32 replies
    NBC ^ | 10/9/2017 | Erin Calabrese
    The Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock was on lockdown for more than an hour Monday night after a police officer was shot and killed at campus police headquarters, authorities said. A call for a student "welfare check" led campus officers to a room where they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, prompting the officers to take the student to the station, a spokesman for the school said in a statement. University Police Chief Kyle Bonath said late Monday that the suspect had been taken into custody and was being processed for jail on the drug evidence when "he produced a...
  • Sacramento sheriff’s deputy killed in hotel shootout

    08/30/2017 5:06:21 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 18 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Cathy Locke
    Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert French died Wednesday in a shootout at an Auburn Boulevard hotel, Sheriff Scott Jones said this afternoon. French, 52, died on the way to the hospital, Jones said. He was a 21-year veteran of the department and worked as a training officer with the north area patrol unit.
  • JUST IN=> Houston Police Officer Drowns in Harvey Floodwaters

    08/29/2017 9:25:38 AM PDT · by davikkm · 15 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Joshua Caplan
    The officer, an HPD veteran who has been with the department for more than 30 years, was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water at I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. Search and rescue crews are currently recovering his body. The department has not yet formally notified the officer’s family. “He was trying different routes, and took a wrong turn,” one high-ranking official said, asking not to be identified.
  • Second Kissimmee (Florida) Police Officer dies after Friday night shooting (and perp caught)

    08/19/2017 12:22:49 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 55 replies
    A second Kissimmee Police officer has died after a Friday night attack on law enforcement. Sgt. Richard “Sam” Howard died Saturday from gunshot wounds he suffered when he and fellow officer Matthew Baxter were shot during a routine stop in the McLaren Circle area, according to a department spokeswoman. Baxter died Friday night shortly after the shooting. Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said the officers were investigating three suspicious people about 9:30 p.m. near Palmway and Cypress streets when a “scuffle” broke out. That’s when police say Marine veteran Everett Glenn Miller, 45, shot the officers. The officers — who...
  • Six Police Officers Shot in Kissimmee, Jacksonville, Florida & Pennsylvania

    08/19/2017 12:05:05 PM PDT · by boycott · 20 replies
    heavy.com ^ | 8-19-17
    In the span of less than two hours, six American police officers were shot in separate incidents in three different cities in Florida and Pennsylvania. Two officers were shot in each of the three locations in incidents that started between 9 p.m. and 10:50 p.m. on the east coast.
  • 6 police officers shot in 3 US cities Friday night, 1 dead and 1 in 'grave critical condition'

    Six law enforcement officers on Friday night were shot -- two are confirmed dead -- in three different U.S. cities, their respective agencies have confirmed.
  • 2 Kissimmee Officers Shot to Death in Osceola Co., Officials Say (Update: One Killed, One Critical)

    08/18/2017 8:27:30 PM PDT · by kristinn · 56 replies
    WFTS ^ | Friday, August 18, 2017 | WFTS Webteam
    One suspect is in custody after two Kissimmee Police Department officers have been shot to death, according to officials. The shooting took place in the area of Cypress Street around 9:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • Missouri police officer killed during traffic stop

    08/07/2017 4:51:42 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 4, 2017
    Missouri police on Monday were hunting for a man who shot and killed a Clinton cop late Sunday night during a traffic stop. The officer, 37-year-old Gary Michael, died after a man exited a Dodge Nitro at a traffic stop and started shooting. Michael returned fire, but the gunman got back in his car and drove off – crashing his car just a couple blocks away before fleeing on foot, KSHB reported. It was not known if the shooter was injured during the incident. Police named Ian McCarthy, 39, as a "person of interest" in the shooting.
  • NYPD Officer Shot In Bronx Has Died In Hospital

    07/05/2017 2:44:38 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 52 replies
    CBS New York ^ | July 5, 2017
    Police say an NYPD officer who was shot in the Bronx has died of her injuries. She’s been identified as Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran of the force. The NYPD said the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the Bronx early Wednesday.
  • La. cop-killer left suicide note, Islamic verse, trail of rage

    07/01/2017 9:57:10 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 01, 2017 | The Herald Staff
    The military veteran who killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last summer left behind a suicide note, a prayer from an Islamic holy book and an online trail of his rage against police. Two days after a white police officer shot and killed a black man in Louisiana’s capital, Gavin Long searched the internet for addresses, phone numbers and other personal information belonging to the two officers involved in the July 5 shooting of Alton Sterling, a prosecutor’s report revealed Friday. Less than two weeks later, the 29-year-old black man from Kansas City, Mo., traveled to Baton Rouge...
  • Police Shootout Update: Officer not expected to survive; the other expected to recover

    06/30/2017 7:00:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    news4sanantonio.com ^ | 6/29/2017 | unknonwn
    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus tells us one officer is in grave condition and not expected to survive. The other officer was shot in the chin and is expected to survive. Two police officers are in critical condition and a suspect is dead following a shooting north of Downtown. San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus confirmed the officers were on routine patrol when they stopped two individuals around 3:25 p.m. near the 100 block of West Evergreen, between North Main and Howard Street. McManus said that both officers were getting out of their vehicle when they were immediately...
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Griner & David Bailey, Capitol Police Heroes

    06/15/2017 6:54:11 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 57 replies
    heavy.com ^ | 6/14/2017 | Jessica McBride 8.9k
    Instead of remembering the shooter’s name, let’s remember the names of the Capitol Police heroes who saved so many lives on June 14 at the congressional baseball practice. Crystal Griner. David Bailey. The two police officers’ quick-thinking instinct to confront – and shoot – the gunman was credited with preventing a potential bloodbath of many of the nation’s political elite. Senators. Congressmen. Their staffers. All had gathered – along with children – to practice baseball for an eventual game to benefit charity. “Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., said to...
  • Munich Train Station Attack: Several Injured, Police Officer ‘Shot in the Head’

    06/13/2017 7:46:52 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 13,2017 | Oliver JJ Lane
    A young police officer was “seriously injured” at a Munich subway station Tuesday morning after an individual was able to steal a police officer’s pistol and go on a shooting rampage, according to reports. Officers were called to Munich Unterföhring S-Bahn station this morning to intervene in a fight on the station platform, in which at least one party was wielding a knife, reports Welt. Officers got involved in the scuffle and an attacker attempted to push one member of the police from the platform onto the railway tracks. While wrestling on the ground, a 37-year-old male — reported to...
  • 8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

    05/28/2017 9:55:46 AM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    AP ^ | May 28, 2017 | AP
    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy. “I ain’t fit to live, not after what I done,” a handcuffed Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, told The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/2rbQIq5 ).
  • Virginia State Police Special Agent Killed In Mosby Court, Suspect Captured

    05/27/2017 8:17:12 PM PDT · by Lurkinanloomin · 28 replies
    WTVR CBS 6 Richmond VA ^ | 5/27/2017 | Vernon Freeman Jr & Mellissa Hipolit
    Virginia State Police said the incident started around 7:30 p.m., when a Richmond police officer partnered with a Virginia State Police Special Agent approached a vehicle for a consensual encounter in the 1900 block of Redd Street. They said the stop was initiated after the officer and special agent observed a car pull up to the curb and park the wrong way of the street. “The Richmond Police Officer was in uniform and driving a marked Richmond Police SUV. The Richmond Police Officer and Special Agent walked up to the car and struck up a conversation with the driver as...
  • Officer Shot Responding To Active Shooter Scene In Kirkersville, Ohio

    05/12/2017 7:07:51 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    WDTN ^ | 05/12/17 | Kim Allen
    The Ohio State Hwy Patrol confirms a Kirkersville police officer was shot while responding to an active shooter situation at a nursing and rehabilitation center in Kirkersville. The officer’s condition is unknown. According to 911 dispatchers, an active shooter situation was reported in the 200 block East Main Street in Kirkersville at Pine Kirk Care Center. Kirkersville Elementary School is on lockdown while police investigate. A heavy police presence is still located at the school. WDTN sister station WCMH has reported all of the students who attend classes there have been safely moved to Watkins Middle Schools. OSHP Lt. Robert...