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  • 2 Police Officers Shot in West Philly, 1 Suspect Dead

    09/16/2016 9:32:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    WCAU-TV ^ | September 16, 2016 | Sara Smith
    A female Philadelphia Police Sergeant and a male University of Pennsylvania Officer were shot in West Philadelphia Friday night, according to police. One suspect was also shot and killed. Shots rang out after 11 p.m. near 51st and Sansom streets in West Philadelphia. Police said one suspect was dead. The search continued for possible other suspects. Officers could be seen searching homes in the area. A civilian was also shot. Both officers were taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital, listed in stable condition. There was no word on the condition of the civilian. Commissioner Ross was expected to provide an update...
  • McCrory [AR] officer dies after patrol car hits deer Thursday morning

    09/15/2016 8:19:25 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8:58 a.m. 15 SEP 16 | By Austin Cannon
    McCrory [AR] officer dies after patrol car hits deer Thursday morning By Austin Cannon This article was published today at 8:58 a.m. A McCrory police officer died Thursday morning after his patrol car hit a deer on Arkansas 17. In a news release, Arkansas State Police said Officer Robert Barker, 26, was driving north on the highway at about 5 a.m. to assist a sheriff's deputy from Woodruff County. Barker was south of Patterson when his vehicle hit the deer. Barker, a four-year veteran at the McCrory Police Department, was pronounced dead from his injuries at a hospital in Searcy,...
  • Kelontre Barefield gets 34 years for shooting death of K-9 Jethro

    08/25/2016 2:41:01 PM PDT · by PaulyPaul · 50 replies
    Newsnet 5 ^ | August 24, 2016
    Kelontre Barefield has been sentenced to 45 years in prison, 34 for the death of Canton K-9 Officer Jethro and 11 for burglary charges. Both terms will be served consecutively. In January, Jethro and officers responded to a burglary at Fisher Foods on Harrison Avenue SW in Canton. Barefield confronted the K-9 officer and fired several shots, hitting Jethro three times. Officers shot back, striking Barefield in the leg.
  • Suspect in Georgia police officer killing captured

    08/15/2016 12:15:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    WALB, ABC/NBC News 10, Albany GA ^ | Monday, August 15th 2016, 7:11 am EDT | WALB News Team
    Officials confirm the man wanted for fatally shooting a Georgia police officer is in custody. Royheem Delshawn Deeds, 24, was captured in north Florida overnight. He was booked into the Nassau County Jail just before 3 a.m., according to an inmate search with the Nassau County Sheriff's Office. Deeds was wanted for murder in the shooting death of 31-year-old Officer Tim Smith in Eastman on Saturday, the GBI released in a statement Sunday.
  • Georgia officer shot dead while responding to call

    08/14/2016 6:06:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | August 14, 2016 | By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Khushbu Shah
    (CNN) State police have named a suspect -- 24-year-old Royheem Deeds -- in the shooting death of a central Georgia police officer. They said Deeds is considered armed and dangerous. About 9:30 p.m. Saturday, officer Tim Smith responded to a Dodge County 911 call reporting a suspicious person at an intersection in Eastman, a town of 5,000 about an hour's drive southeast of Macon.
  • Weve lost one of our best, our finest (NM police officer killed by Ohio shooter)

    08/13/2016 2:45:39 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 20 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 13, 2016 | Elise Kaplan, Robert Browman and Nicole Perez
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Sheriffs deputies are answering all calls in Hatch so the small, now 7-person department can mourn the loss of 33-year-old officer Jose Chavez, who was gunned down in a traffic stop Friday. Weve lost one of our best, our finest, Doa Ana County Sheriff Enrique Kiki Vigil said at a mid-day press conference in Las Cruces. Were mourning with the rest of law enforcement here in the county. Chavez died at the University Medical Center in El Paso, TX, Friday night after authorities say he was shot and killed by 38-year-old Jesse Hanes, who was wanted for...
  • Police officer killed, another wounded in Southcrest shooting

    07/29/2016 7:22:00 AM PDT · by GilGil · 26 replies
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 7/29/2016 | By David Hernandez and Lyndsay Winkley
    A traffic stop late Thursday night led to a shooting that killed a San Diego police officer and wounded a second officer and a suspect in Southcrest, where police searched for hours for other possible suspects. The names and service history of the male officers, both part of the departments gang suppression unit, were not released. The slain officer suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at a hospital despite life-saving efforts, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said early Friday. The wounded officer underwent surgery early Friday and was expected to survive.
  • 1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting

    07/29/2016 3:56:55 AM PDT · by scooby321 · 16 replies
    Fox News US ^ | 7-29-2016 | Staff
    DEVELOPING A San Diego police officer died from injuries sustained in a shooting late Thursday, authorities said. Another officer who was wounded was undergoing surgery.
  • Oakland: Man held in shooting targeting police sergeant

    07/28/2016 5:33:15 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 3 replies
    East Bay Times, Bay Area News Group ^ | 07/28/2016 | Harry Harris and George Kelly, Bay Area News Group
    OAKLAND -- A suspect wanted for shooting at an Oakland police sergeant Saturday night as she sat dazed in her patrol SUV after a collision was arrested Thursday morning after a standoff with Stockton police, officials said. The suspect's name was not released by police, who said he made statements that the July 23 shooting may have been inspired by recent anti-police sentiment in areas where there have been police shootings. --SNIP-- "Right now we don't know the why," Holmgren said about a motive. He said that the suspect was possibly inspired by anti-police sentiments, but didn't elaborate.
  • Breaking: Kansas City, Kansas Police Captain Shot Dead

    07/19/2016 6:43:51 PM PDT · by GilGil · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/19/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    A Kansas City, Kansas police captain has been shot and reported killed Tuesday afternoon.
  • Kansas City, Kansas police captain dies after shooting, sources say

    07/19/2016 1:58:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 76 replies
    kshb.com ^ | 7/19/16 | staff
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas, police captain has died following a shooting early Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources. Chief Terry Zeigler originally tweeted that an officer had been shot at 22nd and Haskell.
  • Kansas City, Kan., police officer shot; in critical condition

    07/19/2016 12:55:59 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 49 replies
    An officer has been shot at 22nd and Haskell in Kansas City, Kan. and by 2:45 p.m. one person was in custody and police had detained another person. Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted at 2:02 p.m., We have an officer shot at 22nd & Haskell. Start prayers, unknown condition. The officer was in critical condition. Multiple suspects ran from the scene, according to police radio traffic. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article90544392.html#storylink=cpy
  • Three Police Officers Killed and Several Wounded in Baton Rouge Shooting [new info.]

    07/17/2016 10:24:08 AM PDT · by catnipman · 121 replies
    NYT ^ | 7/17/2016 | MIKE McPHATE
    Three police officers were shot dead and seven others wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday, Kip Holden, the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, said.
  • 3 officers killed; 3 injured in Baton Rouge

    07/17/2016 9:35:57 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 93 replies
    CNN ^ | 17 Jul 16 | Carma Hassan and Vivian Kuo
    (CNN) LATEST UPDATE -- One suspect is dead, and two others may be at large in the Baton Rouge shooting, the East Baton Rouge sheriff's office said. -- Six law enforcement officers were shot -- three are dead and three others are injured, Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola told CNN. -- No motive has been identified at this time. FULL STORY Three officers were killed and three others wounded in a shooting in Baton Rouge that officials think were carried out by multiple gunmen. Police received a call of "suspicious person walking down Airline Highway with...
  • Police officer shot, hostage situation in east Alabama

    A police officer was reportedly shot in Randolph County on Saturday. Helfin police confirmed on social media that a police officer was shot Saturday and a person was taken hostage by the suspect. The department didn't disclose what agency the officer works for and the severity of the injuries. Lake Wedowee Life Magazine posted to its Facebook page that there is a reported hostage situation in the Swagg Cove Area of Lake Wedowee. County Road 121 is blocked at County Road 431, according to the report. The Heflin Police Department posted this to its Facebook page Saturday afternoon: Please be...
  • 10 Officers Shot - Dallas

    07/07/2016 8:31:47 PM PDT · by Mariner · 178 replies
    Fox News | july 7th | Fox
    Live Fox 4 Dallas reporting 10 officers shot, 3 dead, 3 in critical condition.Two snipers shooting from elevated positions.
  • FOX News Showing Officers Down at Dallas Protest. Shots fired [4 confirmed dead]

    07/07/2016 7:03:00 PM PDT · by Godebert · 2,100 replies
    Numerous officers not moving. Looked like pools of blood near the officers bodies.
  • Police identify suspect in officer's death, downtown shootings

    06/05/2016 3:36:47 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    WMC ^ | June 5th 2016
    MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department released the name of the man they said is responsible for shooting three people and running over an officer in Downtown Memphis. Police said Justine Welch, 21, shot three people and ran over Officer Verdell Smith late Saturday night.
  • Meet the Police Officers Murdered by the Black Panthers

    05/29/2016 7:10:50 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    progunfighter ^ | February 10, 2016
    Below are the names and photos of 31 police officers who were murdered by the Black Panthers and the subsequent Black Liberation Army in the 60s, 70s and 80s. The Black Liberation Army was an organization that grew out of the Black Panther Party, composed of former Black Panther Party members, operating from about 1971-1980. Another two police officers on the list were murdered by the Weather Underground, a domestic terrorist group with ties to the Black Liberation Army. Despite this readily available information, today the internet was full of articles criticizing those who were upset by Beyonces Super Bowl...
  • Officer Down

    04/01/2016 9:34:02 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 11 replies
    Omaha Sun-Times ^ | 03/27/16 | David Hendee
    Deuel County Deputy Sheriff Mike Hutchinson was ambushed and shot four times at close range while serving an arrest warrant in Big Springs on Dec. 3. He is alive today because of a series of extraordinary coincidences, good fortune, and the heroic efforts of others.
  • Police: 3 wounded in Virginia bus station shooting; suspect in custody

    03/31/2016 1:38:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 31, 2016
    Police: 3 wounded in Virginia bus station shooting; suspect in custody Bus station shooting A police officer talks with bus patrons outside the Greyhound Bus Station on Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Richmond, Va. Virginia State Police said at least two troopers responding to a shooting at the Richmond bus station and civilian have been taken to a hospital. A police spokeswoman says the shooting suspect was in custody. (Steve Helber / AP) Virginia State Police say two troopers responding to a shooting at a Richmond bus station and a civilian have been taken to a hospital. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller...
  • Active shooter reported at Va. Greyhound bus station

    03/31/2016 12:27:51 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 3/31/16 | foxnews
    Police and ambulances rushed to a Greyhound bus station in Richmond, Va. Thursday after reports of an active shooter, according to local media. ADVERTISEMENT Paramedics rushed at least four people to a nearby hospital, WRIC reports. It was unclear whether the shooter was among them.
  • Prince Georges officer likely killed by friendly fire during chaotic gunbattle

    03/14/2016 6:35:45 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 41 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 3/14/2016 | Lynh Bui, Peter Hermann, Justin Jouvenal
    <p>Two of the brothers held in connection with the fatal shooting of a Prince Georges County officer on Sunday filmed the attack on a police station using their cell phones, according to three law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation.</p>
  • Virginia policewoman killed on her first day on job; Army sergeant charged

    02/28/2016 11:52:39 AM PST · by Java4Jay · 53 replies
    An off-duty U.S. Army sergeant stationed at the Pentagon has been charged with fatally shooting a Virginia police officer on her first day on the job as she responded to a domestic disturbance at a home outside Washington, authorities said on Sunday.
  • Rookie police officer killed first day on job; 2 others injured

    02/28/2016 4:45:24 AM PST · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    WJLA ^ | February 27th 2016
    WASHINGTON (ABC7) -- Police Officer Ashley Guindon was shot and killed Saturday evening responding to a domestic related shooting in the 1300 block of Lashmere Ct., a Prince William County Police Department spokesperson said.
  • Three Prince William (VA) Police Officers Shot Responding to Shooting

    02/27/2016 6:49:47 PM PST · by FoxInSocks · 36 replies
    NBC 4 Washington ^ | February 27, 2016 | Darcy Spencer
    Three Prince William County Police officers were shot Saturday as they responded to the scene of a domestic-related shooting, police said. The officers are being treated for their injuries, police tweeted. Their conditions are not yet known. In a brief statement, Prince William County police asked for patience as they investigated. Police said the shooter was in custody. The shooting happened in the 13000 block of Lashmere Court in Lake Ridge, Virginia. Several roads are blocked in the area of Quate Lane at Delaney Road during the investigation.
  • Two Dead, Three Wounded After Standoff in Mississippi Home

    02/20/2016 1:20:07 PM PST · by Timpanagos1 · 8 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/20/16 | ELISHA FIELDSTADT
    A Mississippi officer was killed and three others were injured during an hours-long standoff Saturday that stemmed from a domestic dispute, according to authorities. The suspect involved in the standoff, identified as Charles Lee Lambert, 45, was also killed, according to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
  • Two NYPD cops shot in Brooklyn

    02/20/2016 9:39:02 AM PST · by Baynative · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/20/16 | By Larry Celona, Shawn Cohen and Kathianne Boniello
    Two Brooklyn cops were shot early Saturday in a wild standoff with a man who led them on a car chase before ramming a marked patrol vehicle head-on, sources said. Police Officer William Reddin was struck in the hip and Police Officer Andrew Yurkiw was hit in his vest at point-blank range, sources told The Post. Reddin underwent surgery at Kings County Hospital and was in stable condition. His partner was released after treatment for a blunt-force injury, sources said. The suspect, 34-year-old Jamal Funes of New Jersey, was shot “numerous” times and is in critical condition at Brookdale Hospital,...
  • Two Cops Murdered in Maryland ‘Ambush’; Shot Because ‘Wearing Uniform’

    02/11/2016 2:42:40 PM PST · by BradtotheBone · 31 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 10 Feb 2016 | Breitbart News
    ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout nearby, authorities and witnesses said. The suspect was killed in the shootout not far from the shopping center where the restaurant was situated, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said. Remarkably, no bystanders were hurt. Police haven’t released a motive for the shooting, but the sheriff said he believed the first deputy who approached the gunman was shot because he was wearing a uniform. The shooter, 67-year-old David Brian Evans, had warrants out for his arrest...
  • Two Harford sheriff*s deputies shot, suspect killed in Abingdon (Maryland)

    02/10/2016 12:30:21 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 3 replies
    Baltimore Sun/The Aegis ^ | February 10 | Staff
    Two Harford County sheriff*s deputies were shot and a suspect shot and killed by police Wednesday afternoon in Abingdon, according to the Harford County Sheriff*s Office. Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler held a media briefing Wednesday afternoon outside the Panera Bread restaurant at the Boulevard at Box Hill, where he said, "We fully suspect that both deputies were shot by the same suspect."
  • 2 Harford County deputies killed in Abingdon shootings

    02/10/2016 3:51:09 PM PST · by Steely Tom · 16 replies
    WBAL TV ^ | 10 February 2016 | Saliqa Khan
    uthorities said that a deputy responded to a disturbance call at 11:46 a.m. Wednesday at the Panera Bread near Emmorton Road in Abingdon. That deputy was wounded when at least one shot was fired in his direction, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said. Gahler said restaurant witnesses gave good information as to which way the shooter went. A second responding deputy found the suspect and shots were fired again, injuring the second deputy. "We believe the deputies were shot by the same suspect," Gahler said. Two additional deputies, who responded to the initial shooting, fired rounds and a short time...
  • 2 deputies killed in Maryland shootout

    02/10/2016 3:49:06 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    cbs/ap ^ | 02/10/2016
    <p>A man shot a sheriff's deputy in the head inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday during a shootout, authorities and witnesses previously said.</p> <p>The gunman was killed and, remarkably no bystanders were hurt, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said.</p>
  • Officer killed in Holladay shooting, another remains hospitalized

    01/17/2016 4:29:33 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 17 replies
    TurnTo10.com ^ | 1/17/16 | Jeremy Harris and Daryl Lindsey
    Unified Police Department announced Sunday afternoon that an officer shot Sunday morning during a police chase was killed in the line of duty. According to officials, police responded to the scene of a car crash just before 10 a.m. Sunday morning. When police arrived, one male and one female suspect ran from police officers, who then pursued them on foot. Police say the male suspect, identified as Corey Lee Henderson, shot officer Doug Barney in the head during the chase. Barney was taken to the hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead. Sheriff Jim Winder announced the...
  • The Latest: Police say suspect shot officer in Islam's name (Philly Cop Shooter)

    01/08/2016 10:43:34 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 1/8/2015
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest on a Philadelphia police officer shot while sitting in a police cruiser (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Police say the suspect in the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer told investigators that he shot the officer in the name of Islam and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. They also say the man, who has addresses in Philadelphia and the suburb of Yeadon, used a stolen police gun in the crime. Police officials say the gun was reported stolen from an officer's home in October 2013 but they don't know how many hands it...
  • Police: Officer shooting suspect pledges allegiance to ISIS

    01/08/2016 10:53:17 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 62 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 1:39 PM ET, Fri January 8, 2016 | Jason Hanna and Shimon Prokupecz
    Police: Officer shooting suspect claims allegiance to ISIS By Jason Hanna and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN Updated 1:39 PM ET, Fri January 8, 2016 | Video Source: WPVI (CNN)—A 30-year-old man has confessed to shooting a Philadelphia police officer Thursday night in the name of the "Islamic State," presumably referring to the terrorist group ISIS, according to officials at a news conference on Friday.
  • At Least 41 Police Officers Killed In Argentina Bus Crash

    12/14/2015 12:47:59 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 15 replies
    NBC News ^ | Dec 14 2015, | Jacquellena Carrero
    At least 41 Argentine police officers were killed Monday morning when a bus fell off the side of a bridge near the city of Salta in northern Argentina. The Salta Civil Defense Authority confirmed to NBC News that another six officers were seriously injured and the rest had minor injuries. The bus was carrying 51 gendarmes, the national police force that patrols Argentina's border regions. "For reasons that are still unknown, the bus lost control while entering the bridge and fell into the stream below," the statement said.
  • Garrett Swasey, Officer Killed in Colorado, Is Recalled for Courage and Faith

    11/28/2015 7:48:48 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 23 replies
    New York Times ^ | NOV. 28, 2015 | DANIEL VICTOR and JACK HEALY
    Garrett Swasey, 44, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs police officer who was shot and killed while responding to a shooting at a Planned Parenthood office, was described by his fellow church members and friends as a courageous man and loving father who drew strength and inspiration from his Christian faith. Continue reading the main story Related Coverage A man was taken into custody outside a clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday. A gun battle there raged for more than five hours. 3 Are Dead in Colorado Springs Shootout at Planned Parenthood CenterNOV. 27, 2015 video Gunfire Exchange in Colorado...
  • Officer Daniel Webster dies (2nd ABQ area officer since May)

    10/29/2015 12:46:26 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 13 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | October 29, 2015 | Nicole Perez and Robert Browman
    The Albuquerque police officer shot and critically injured during a traffic stop last week succumbed to his injuries early Thursday morning after a week-long battle for his life, according to Police Chief Gorden Eden. Officer Daniel Webster, 47, an 8-year-veteran of the department, had been on life support without brain function at University of New Mexico Hospital since Wednesday, his stepfather John Hanafin said. Eden said Webster was “a true hero and guardian of our community and nation.” He died at 2:15 a.m., according to Hanafin. Davon Lymon, 34, allegedly fired six shots at Webster and then fled into a...
  • Police kill suspect after Kentucky trooper fatally shot (By #BlackLivesMatter Protestor!)

    09/14/2015 11:20:48 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9-14-2015 | Brendan O'Brien
    The suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a rookie Kentucky state trooper this weekend has died after being shot by authorities, state police said on Monday. Kentucky State Police found the suspect, Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, 25, of Missouri, in a wooded area close to Interstate 24, near where he allegedly shot the trooper after a car chase, police said. Johnson-Shanks had aimed his gun at troopers and refused to drop it, leading one to shoot him, officials said. Johnson-Shanks died at a medical center in Princeton, Kentucky.
  • Heavy police activity in Volo as search for Fox Lake suspects continues

    09/02/2015 9:28:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 41 replies
    WGN ^ | 9/2/15
    There is a heavy police presence in Volo, Illinois as the search for suspects in the fatal shooting of a Fox Lake officer continues. There is police activity near U.S. 12 and IL 120 where authorities have established a perimeter as it relates to the search. There are multiple unconfirmed reports of one or more people running in the fields and neighborhoods in that area.
  • 'Officer is down': Dramatic audio released of cops finding slain Illinois colleague

    09/02/2015 11:40:37 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 45 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/2/2015 | Foxnews
    Dramatic audio reveals the tense moment when Illinois police officers discovered the body of a fellow Fox Lake cop lying in a marsh on Tuesday morning, stripped of his gun. Send everybody you possibly can, an unidentified police officer says. Officer is down. Police are appealing to the public for help as they widen the perimeter in the search for the killers of 30-year veteran Lt. Charles Joseph Joe Gliniewicz, 52. There are few specifics as to who exactly authorities are searching for, however, as the manhunt enters its second day. Two white males and one black male have been...
  • BREAKING: Police apprehend suspect in Oologah officer shooting

    05/29/2015 7:18:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2015
    NOWATA, Okla. Quick Facts: Police apprehended Alejandro Garcia just after 7 a.m. Friday morning Officer shot Thursday during pursuit of suspects north of Nowata Officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition Pursuit continued across Kansas line where 2 suspects were taken into custody Rifles, body armor were found in the suspects' vehicle Police apprehended a man suspected in the shooting of an Oologah police officer. After several car chases and a man hunt in Liberty, Kansas, police caught Alejandro Garcia shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning. Cesar Rios, 23, and Roxanne Mendoza, 20, were arrested Thursday night...
  • Slain Cop Identified as Manhunt Continues for Suspects (Fox Lake, IL)

    09/01/2015 2:46:05 PM PDT · by Southside_Chicago_Republican · 22 replies
    abc7chicago.com ^ | Sept 1, 2015 | Meghan Keneally
    The police officer who was fatally shot this morning outside of Chicago has been identified as a longtime veteran of the local police force, the mayor said. Joseph Gliniewicz was named as the police officer that was killed in Fox Lake, Illinois. The manhunt for three suspects believed to be involved in the shooting is underway and involves state and local officials, Lake County Sheriff's Department Det. Chris Covelli said this afternoon. "Not only did Fox Lake lose a family member but I lost a very close friend," Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit said at a news conference. He said...
  • Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake, ILLINOIS

    09/01/2015 10:26:44 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    WGNtv ^ | 9-1-2015
    Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake Posted 9:16 AM, September 1, 2015, by WGN Web Desk, Updated at 12:08pm, September 1, 2015 FOX LAKE, Ill. -- A manhunt is underway for three armed suspects after a Fox Lake police officer was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning, sources tell WGN. At a brief news conference Tuesday, authorities said they were searching for two white men and one black man. A large perimeter has been set up and multiple helicopters and K9s units are searching the area. Police will not confirm the officer has died, only...
  • Fox Lake, IL officer died after being shot, manhunt underway for suspects

    09/01/2015 9:47:24 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 38 replies
    fox6now.com ^ | September 1, 2015
    FOX LAKE, Illinois -- Sources tell Tribune partner WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning, September 1st. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K-9s are searching the area. WGN reports Rollins Road between Washington Avenue and Route 59 is closed and all area schools are on lockdown. Service on the Milwaukee District North Line is also shut down in both directions.
  • Officer dies, manhunt for armed suspects in Fox Lake (Illinois)

    09/01/2015 8:49:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 21 replies
    WGN ^ | September 1 | Staff
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Sources tell WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching the area.
  • Motive unclear in deadly ambush of Deputy Darren Goforth

    08/30/2015 8:55:38 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 23 replies
    http://abc13.com/news/motive-unclear-in-deadly-ambush-of-dep-darren-goforth/962502/ | 8-30-2015
    HOUSTON -- Across southeast Texas especially in Harris County, many woke up today asking the big question. What led up to the deadly shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth? The violent crime left Goforth's loved ones, law enforcement, and ordinary citizens in tears. Authorities called it a "cold blooded assassination" which seemed to be carried out at random because Deputy Goforth was a sworn officer of the law. Yesterday, the District Attorney's office accepted capital murder charges against 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles. Sheriff Ron Hickman said they recovered the murder weapon inside his home. He said his investigators could not extract...
  • Sheriff blames anti-police sentiment in killing of Houston deputy

    08/29/2015 12:51:52 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 39 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 08/29/2015 | Kevin Murphy
    Harris County deputy Darren Goforth, in uniform, was pumping gas into his patrol car when the gunman approached from behind and fired several shots, sheriff's officials said. No motive has been reported. Hickman expressed outrage at the shooting, which occurred as demonstrators nationwide have been protesting police killings of unarmed minorities, in particular black men. "Our system of justice absolutely requires a law enforcement presence to protect our communities, so at any point where the rhetoric ramps up to the point where calculated cold-blooded assassination of police officers happen(s). This rhetoric has gotten out of control," Hickman said. "We've heard...
  • Multiple people shot in Louisiana, including police officer

    08/26/2015 3:46:52 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies
    CBSNEWS.com ^ | 8/26/15 | CBS
    SUNSET, Lo. -- Officials are responding to a shooting involving multiple victims in Louisiana, reports CBS affiliate KLFY. Sunset Police have confirmed to KLFY that a police officer has been shot. KLFY is reporting that a man has barricaded himself inside the convenience store near where the shooting took place.
  • Louisiana State Police dies after being shot, taunted

    08/24/2015 10:05:11 AM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    msn.com ^ | 8/24/15 | John Bacon
    A Louisiana State Police dies Monday after authorities say he was shot in the head and then taunted when he stopped to provide aide to a man whose truck was stuck in a ditch............