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  • Family of Dallas officer killed in '08 motorcade crash sues Hillary Clinton

    02/23/2010 1:38:21 PM PST · by devane617 · 12 replies · 645+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 02/23/2010 | TANYA EISERE
    The family of a veteran Dallas police officer who died two years ago while escorting a motorcade for Hillary Rodham Clinton filed suit this week, alleging, among other things, that the city failed to properly train him for the difficult assignment.
  • Four police officers shot dead at Lakewood coffee shop

    11/29/2009 10:26:10 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 104 replies · 4,925+ views
    komo news ^ | Nov 29, 2009
    PARKLAND, Wash. - Four police officers were shot and killed in a Sunday morning ambush at a Parkland-area coffee shop, officials said. Pierce County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ed Troyer called the ambush "a targeted attack." Officials at the scene said two gunmen burst into the Forza Coffee Co. outlet at 11401 Steele St. South, shot the four uniformed officers as they were working on their laptop computers, then fled the scene. Other customers were inside the coffee shop at the time of the attack, but none of them were shot or injured. A $10,000 reward is being offered for any...

    11/29/2009 2:07:46 PM PST · by Cindy · 41 replies · 3,445+ views
    Note: Video included. # November 29, 2009 "4 officers shot dead in Wash. coffee shop 'ambush'" SNIPPET: "LAKEWOOD, Wash. — SNIPPET: "A $10,000 reward was offered for information leading to an arrest, he said. Police are looking for one man and possibly a second person in the attack, which occurred about 8 a.m., Troyer said. The suspect is described as an African-American man, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing a black coat and blue jeans, with a "scruffy" appearance, he said. The man is believed to have fled the coffee shop on foot,...
  • Four Lakewood (WA) police officers shot and killed in 'ambush'

    11/29/2009 2:05:23 PM PST · by llevrok · 96 replies · 7,655+ views
    PARKLAND, Wash. - Four Lakewood Police officers were shot and killed Sunday morning in what authorities called a targeted ambush at a coffee shop. Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says the officers - four male and one female - were in full uniform and wearing bulletproof vests, sitting in Forza coffee shop near 116th Street and Steele Street on the east side of the Air Force base at about 8:30 a.m. Troyer says the officers were preparing for their shift when a suspect or suspects "walked in with a handgun, opened fire multiple times and then fled the scene,"...
  • 4 Police Officers Shot Dead Near Washington State Air Force Base

    11/29/2009 10:04:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 52 replies · 2,946+ views
    FOX ^ | 11/29.09 | staff
    SEATTLE — Four police officers were shot dead in an ambush at a Washington state coffee house, a sheriff's official said Sunday.
  • Multiple police officers have been shot near McChord AFB in Washington state [update @427]

    11/29/2009 9:40:32 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 433 replies · 21,840+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 11/29/09 | MSNBC
    Multiple police officers have been shot near McChord AFB in Washington state, official says
  • Police arrest 2 more in fatal shooting of Metro officer

    11/23/2009 2:18:03 PM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 21 replies · 674+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 11/22/09 | Tim Richardson
    North Las Vegas Police arrested two more teenagers Sunday in the death of a Metro Police officer killed last week at his North Las Vegas home. Quadrae Scott and Emmitt Ferguson, both 18, of North Las Vegas, were booked into the North Las Vegas Detention Center at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday. Scott was arrested in connection with one count each of murder with a deadly weapon with a gang enhancement, attempted robbery with a deadly weapon with a gang enhancement and conspiracy to commit robbery. Ferguson was arrested in connection with one count of accessory to murder after the fact.
  • (After 3 Trials) LEON HOUSTON FOUND NOT GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS (Murder of a Tennessee Deputy Sheriff)

    11/13/2009 9:43:40 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 14 replies · 1,503+ views
    Knox News ^ | 11/12/2009 | News Sentinel staff
    Leon Houston walked out of court and headed home a free man today after a Roane County jury found him not guilty on all charges in the May 2006 deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along friend. “It’s a heavy burden that’s off my shoulders,” he said. “God answers prayers. I just thank him for bringing me through this. It don’t seem real.” Family and friends lined up to greet him with hugs and congratulations. The jury began deliberations about 8:40 a.m. today and announced its decision about 4:35 p.m. The verdict came after two trials in the...
  • Seattle Police Officer Killed

    11/01/2009 3:05:29 AM PST · by ArmstedFragg · 67 replies · 3,444+ views
    KOMO TV ^ | 11/1/2009 | KOMO Staff
    A Seattle police officer was shot to death and another officer was wounded late Saturday night while conducting a traffic stop in the city's Central District neighborhood. The officer who died was a veteran of the department, and the woman who was wounded is a student officer in training, Assistant Chief Jim Pugel said
  • Ga. suspect in Ala. deputy death had long record

    09/29/2009 5:33:11 AM PDT · by Bulldawg Fan · 3 replies · 528+ views
    The Columbus Ledger Enquirer ^ | 9/28/09 | unknown
    Ga. suspect in Ala. deputy death had long record COLUMBUS, Ga. -- A Georgia man had been booked into a jail 16 times in the past 11 years and was on parole from a 2007 felony drug conviction when charged with capital murder in the death of an Alabama deputy last week, the Ledger-Enquirer reported. The Columbus newspaper reported Sunday that Gregory Lance Henderson, 31, had been ordered to serve three years in prison in 2007 but was out on parole after about 15 months when arrested in the death Thursday of Lee County Deputy James Anderson, 39. The Columbus...
  • An Investigation Into a SF Cop Killing Leads to a Chicago Professor...(guess which one?)

    09/17/2009 6:35:03 PM PDT · by markomalley · 53 replies · 2,837+ views
    OC Weekly ^ | 9/16/2009 | Peter Jamison
    (snip) National interest in the Weather Underground was revived during last year’s presidential campaign, when Republicans and conservative bloggers tried to smear Barack Obama for his ties to the group’s former leaders, Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. A married couple now comfortably ensconced in the ranks of Chicago’s liberal intelligentsia, Ayers and Dohrn were early political patrons of Obama’s, hosting a campaign event for the future president in 1995 when he ran for the Illinois state Senate. Ayers and Dohrn assert today that the group deliberately avoided killing people in a campaign of “symbolic” bombings of empty government buildings. They...
  • Tampa police officer killed; suspect arrested

    08/21/2009 2:14:27 PM PDT · by Bulldawg Fan · 10 replies · 655+ views ^ | 8/21/09 | unknown
    TAMPA - An arrest has been made in late Wednesday's shooting death of Tampa police Cpl. Mike Roberts. Humberto Delgado, 34, who gave his address as 324 Country Club Drive in Oldsmar, was arrested and charged shortly before 5 a.m. today with first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and carrying a concealed firearm. Roberts, 38, was an 11-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department. He recently had been promoted from the department's K-9 unit and just Wednesday took a position with the hit-and-run squad, where he was on track to become a...
  • [Texas:]Pasadena police officer killed in shooting

    08/21/2009 11:28:03 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 3 replies · 906+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 21, 2009 | RENEE LEE, JASON WITMER and JAMES NIELSEN
    A Pasadena police officer was killed this morning in a shootout in which the suspect also was seriously wounded. Officer Jesse Hamilton, 29, was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, where he died of a head wound. Four Pasadena police officers responded to a disturbance call made at 6:09 a.m. from a trailer park near the intersection of Shaver and Queens before 6:30 a.m., Assistant Police Chief Bud Corbett said. Hamilton was the first officer to arrive. The suspect, 24-year-old Sergio Robles, arrived at his mother's trailer home around 5 a.m. after his wife and child spent the night...
  • Tampa police officer shot on Nebraska Avenue dies

    08/19/2009 10:12:45 PM PDT · by jwparkerjr · 9 replies · 827+ views
    Tampa Bay Online TBO ^ | 08/20/09 | SAMARA SODOS
    A Tampa police officer was shot and killed on Nebraska Avenue late Wednesday. His name was not available at press time, but police said he was a veteran officer. A man in his 20s was taken into custody.
  • The Death Of An American Hero; A Time To Reflect

    08/06/2009 11:32:24 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 1 replies · 511+ views | 08/06/2009 | Bob Price
    Once again a family is separated by the broken system we call our national immigration policy. The family of US Border Patrol Agent Robert Wiley Rosas will no longer have their husband, father, son, or brother with them as he was senselessly murdered by illegal aliens crossing an unsecured border near San Diego, California. Agent Rosas (aged 30) leaves behind a wife and two young children. He had no choice about this separation. He was simply out doing the job that you and I hired him to do: That of defending the security of the borders of this nation. He...
  • Mexico police arrest 4 in death of US border agent

    07/26/2009 8:38:33 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 10 replies · 272+ views
    Google News | July 26, 2009 | GILLIAN FLACCUS and MARK STEVENSON
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Police in Mexico have announced the arrests of four men in connection to the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent as their counterparts in the United States search hospitals for suspects possibly wounded in the first such shooting in more than a decade. The men detained in Mexico are allegedly part of an immigrant smuggling ring, and 21 people were found with them when police detained them and seized four guns near Tecate, Mexico, said Elias Alvarez Hernandez, coordinator of federal police in Baja California state. During a news conference Saturday, Mexico police did not...
  • Border Patrol Agent Shot and Killed Campo CA

    07/23/2009 10:21:05 PM PDT · by Ladycalif · 44 replies · 4,567+ views
    San Diego 6 ^ | 7/23/2009
    A border agent was shot multiple times Thursday night, close to the border near Campo on Shockey Truck Trail about 100 feet north of the border. Reports of the shooting came in around 9:30 p.m. The agent was shot multiple times and was hit in the head. Medical crews report the agent is dead. The shooter or shooters may have fled across the border. Add a Comment (1) Comments Ads by GoogleWhat's this? ADT® Official Site Call 888-356-5194 Now & Get Award Winning ADT® Home Security For $99! "25 Pounds in 2 Weeks" Yes - Lose 25 Pounds in...
  • Statement by U. S. CBP Commissioner Jayson Ahern on Death of Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas

    07/24/2009 1:08:25 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 5 replies · 431+ views
    Washington - “Last night, Border Patrol Chief Daavid Aguilar and I were devastated to learn about the senseless killing of one of our young Border Patrol Agents, Robert Rosas. Agent Rosas’ murder is a tragic reminder of the ever-present dangers CBP officers, Air & Marine and Border Patrol agents face as they protect our nation’s borders. “By his service and sacrifice, Agent Rosas joins a long line of law enforcement officers and agents who have served—and died—in the law enforcement tradition of honor, valor and dedication to duty. “The FBI, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office, our brothers and sisters...
  • Authorities search for suspect who killed Border Patrol agent

    07/24/2009 1:14:47 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 9 replies · 447+ views
    LA Times ^ | July 24, 2009
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano released a statement this morning on the deadly shooting, identifying the agent as Robert Rosas... ...Napolitano said in the statement: "Agent Robert Rosas was gunned down while protecting our nation’s Southwest border. This act of violence will not stand — nor will any act of violence against the Border Patrol. I have directed that the full resources of the Department assist in the investigation to find and bring to justice those responsible for this inexcusable crime."] A manhunt is going on this morning at the U.S.-Mexico border in eastern San Diego County...
  • Border Patrol Agent Shot And Killed

    07/24/2009 7:00:35 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 53 replies · 1,605+ views
    San Diego 6 (The CW) ^ | July 24, 2009
    CAMPO - A U.S. Border Patrol agent was fatally shot in Campo near the border with Baja California Thursday night. The shooting was reported about 9:15 p.m. near the border on Shockey Truck Trail southeast of the San Diego Sheriff Department's Campo substation. Four engines, paramedics, and a medical helicopter were dispatched to the area, but the agent was declared dead at the scene, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler. Police report that the victim was shot in the head.