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  • Mobile police officer dies after shooting; suspect also dead

    02/21/2018 3:05:15 PM PST · by BBell · 7 replies
    http://www.al.com/ ^ | 02/21/18 | Ivana Hrynkiw
    A Mobile police officer has died after being shot Tuesday night. The officer has been identified as Justin Billa. The incident stemmed from an incident earlier Tuesday evening, when police found a woman named Fonda Poellnitz dead. Investigators quickly identified her ex-husband, Robert Hollie, as a person of interest in her killing and went to his Toulminville home.When officers arrived, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said they told Hollie to come out. Instead, Hollie began shooting and struck Billa. At least one officer fired shots back at Hollie.Billa was rushed to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he...
  • Police officer killed, 2 deputies critically wounded in Georgia shooting

    02/09/2018 12:29:38 PM PST · by Strac6 · 27 replies
    <p>LOCUST GROVE, Ga. - Authorities say one officer has died and two deputies were critically wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta.</p> <p>Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer made the announcement Friday afternoon at a news conference.</p>
  • Deputy dead, 3 other officers injured in shooting in east Colorado Springs

    02/05/2018 7:06:06 PM PST · by Linda Frances · 92 replies
    KDRO News Channel 13 ^ | 02/04/2018 | Andrew McMillan, Holly Morrison
    Deputy dead, 3 other officers injured in shooting in east Colorado Springs
  • South Carolina deputy dies, 3 others remain wounded, after 'ambush' shooting

    01/17/2018 5:53:35 PM PST · by blueyon · 37 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 1/17/18 | Katherine Lam, Nicole Darrah
    A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has died after a man accused of assaulting his wife "ambushed" and shot him and three other officers, officials said Wednesday. York County Detective Michael Doty died Wednesday after he was shot by 47-year-old Christian Thomas McCall during an hours-long manhunt Tuesday morning. "It is with a heavy heart & great sadness that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson announces the passing of Detective Michael R. Doty," the sheriff's office wrote on Facebook. Doty spent 12 years working in law enforcemen
  • 1 deputy dead, 4 deputies and 2 civilians wounded in Douglas County apartment complex shooting

    12/31/2017 9:02:08 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    KDVR TV (Fox) ^ | Updated at 09:56AM, December 31, 2017 | Web staff
    A gunman shot and killed a deputy, and wounded four other deputies and two civilians at an apartment complex during a domestic violence call early Sunday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. About 5:15 a.m., deputies responded the Copper Canyon Apartments complex at 3404 E. County Line Road in Highlands Ranch, between Colorado and University boulevards. A gunman opened fire, hitting five deputies and two civilians. One deputy was confirmed dead and the six others were taken to hospitals, the sheriff’s office said. The gunman was shot, is believed to be dead and is “no longer a threat,” the...
  • "Multiple deputies down" in Douglas County, Colorado, sheriff's office says

    12/31/2017 7:18:15 AM PST · by Morgana · 93 replies
    CBS ^ | Dec. 31, 2017 | CBS
    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in Colorado says "multiple deputies are down" and a code red alert has been issued amid an "active" situation south of Denver. The DCSO says citizens should avoid the area, while residents should shelter in place and avoid windows and exterior walls.
  • CHP officer killed in Christmas Eve freeway crash in Hayward **SUSPECT REMAINS UNNAMED**

    12/28/2017 11:14:45 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 27 replies
    San Fran Sicko Comicle ^ | 12-26-2017 | Bob Egelko
    A California Highway Patrol officer, just hours from getting off duty and going home to open Christmas presents with his wife and three young children, was killed when an impaired driver swerved off the road and slammed into his patrol vehicle, which was parked near an on-ramp to Interstate 880 in Hayward, the CHP said Monday.
  • 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.