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Criminal Justice News Summary 03-11-10

Michigan: A man opened fire at two police officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance call, killing one officer and wounding the other early Tuesday before being fatally shot, authorities said. http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=12108439 Officer makes sad sacrifice for us all http://www.mlive.com/opinion/jackson/index.ssf/2010/03/officer_makes_sad_sacrifice_fo.html

Florida: Man fatally shoots himself during standoff http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/03/11/1523725/man-fatally-shoots-himself-during.html

Texas: A Riverdale man who was tasered by police in a parking lot outside a Midlothian Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant died early Wednesday, authorities said. http://www.southtownstar.com/news/2094928,midlothian-taser-fatal-0310.article

Virginia: Bristol Police Department to receive anti-terrorism grant http://www2.tricities.com/tri/news/local/article/bristol_virginia_police_department_to_receive_anti-terrorism_grant/42808/

Florida: Tampa woman freed after being held hostage by her boyfriend http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/article1078533.ece

Florida: Naked man subdued with Taser http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2010/03/10/Naked-man-subdued-with-Taser/UPI-36751268251269/

New York: Council Leaders Want Fewer Names on List of Police Stops http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/nyregion/11frisk.html?ref=nyregion

Arizona: Phoenix officer shoots armed assault suspect  http://www.azdailysun.com/news/state-and-regional/article_1c2194bc-4adc-5b8f-a759-4e250f28510d.html

New Hampshire: Man charged with stalking police officer http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/northeast/view/20100311man_charged_with_stalking_nh_police_officer/srvc=home&position=recent

New Jersey: Marijuana odor led police to investigate first home in $10M drug-production ring http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/marijuana_scent_led_police_drug_production.html

D.C.: Snowballed Cop May Get 10-Day Suspension http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local-beat/Snowballed-Cop-May-Get-10-Day-Suspension-87285137.html

Ohio: 149-mph officer wins his job back http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/03/10/Speeding-officer-reinstated.html?sid=101