Thursday
Jun302011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-30-11

California: Are Tasers modern-day saps? http://www.nctimes.com/news/opinion/columnists/effinger/article_0f3a0919-7d8c-5f79-b313-cda92126a8c4.html

Georgia: Man Paralyzed By Police Taser  http://www.wsbradio.com/news/news/man-paralyzed-police-taser/nC2Qp/?cxntlid=cmg_cntnt_rss

Colorado: Vacationing SWAT Officers Credited In Bombing Suspect Arrest. Affidavit: Off-Duty Arapahoe Deputies Detain Scissors-Wielding Suspect http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/28402319/detail.html

California: Ventura police shoot National City slaying suspect http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jun/29/national-city-slaying-suspect-shot-police-ventura/

Illinois: Police successfully ended a four hour standoff at an apartment complex with the use of toxic gas (TOXIC GAS?????)  and dozens of officers from throughout Madison and St. Clair counties. http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/265068/3/SWAT-officers-smoke-out-Mascoutah-man-in-standoff

Washington: Seattle police leave rifle unattended on cruiser http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/06/30/ap/strange/main20075666.shtml

Michigan: Editorial: Why the police shooting of Matthew Speese was justified, but calls attention to veterans' needs http://www.mlive.com/opinion/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/06/editorial_why_the_shooting_of.html

New Hampshire: Police shot and killed a suicidal, knife-wielding man in his Keene Street apartment Monday night after verbal commands and Tasers proved ineffective in stopping his advances, authorities said. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20110628/NEWS03/110629883/0/FRONTPAGE

Florida: Orange deputy shoots, injures man who was choking woman http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-orange-deputy-shooting-somerset-20110629,0,6270643.story

New Mexico: Albuquerque to pay family of police shooting victim nearly $1 million http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/6e8a5741391849ad881744739c9d88dc/NM--Police-Shooting-Settlement/

Ohio: NAACP finds that Garfield Heights police shooting was justified http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2011/06/naacp_ruled_that_garfield_heig.html

California: California's Bay Area Rapid Transit system agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle a federal civil rights suit over a fatal police shooting, attorneys said. http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/06/29/BART-settles-for-13-million-in-shooting/UPI-29721309374347/#ixzz1QlHUDWzt

Florida: Suspect killed in deputy-involved shooting in Palm Harbor http://www.baynews9.com/article/news/2011/june/270500/Suspect-killed-in-deputyinvolved-shooting-in-Palm-Harbor

California: A police department in northern San Diego County may have to re-train many of its officers because it lost their Taser certification records. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_18370702?nclick_check=1

Arizona: Man shot and killed by TPD after wrestling Taser from officers http://www.kvoa.com/news/man-shot-and-killed-by-tpd-after-wrestling-taser-from-officers/

Tuesday
Jun282011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-28-11

Wisconsin: Police Support Team Helps Officers Cope. Team Responds To Stress Of Shootings http://www.wisn.com/news/28376588/detail.html#ixzz1QZYS8rBO

California: Police department loses Taser records http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/carlsbad/article_015404b4-255f0ind-f2da1cc5b975.html

New York: Man killed in fatal officer involved shooting incident in Winchester http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/924218-196/man-killed-in-fatal-officer-involved-shooting.html

UK: An officer responsible for allowing two police dogs to die in a sweltering car fled his post and suffered a hand injury in what is claimed to be a suicide bid. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/jun/28/handler-injured-police-dogs-die

New Jersey: Hispanic cops on former Hoboken SWAT team settle discrimination lawsuit http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2011/06/hispanic_cops_on_former_hoboke.html

Washington: The King County Sheriff's Office is not liable for the 2005 death of a convenience-store clerk who was killed by a mentally unstable man armed with a deputy's handgun, the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015444260_deputygun28m.html

Tuesday
Jun282011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-27-11

Indiana: Flags fly at half-staff in honor of Navajo Nation police sergeant killed in line of duty http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/fe2a1e4156b540c4ba22ca2fc4d23370/AZ--Navajo-Nation-Officer-Killed/

Milwaukee: Man killed in fifth officer-involved shooting in one month http://www.fox6now.com/news/witi-20110626-police-shooting-9-story,0,5025783.story

California: Police Shoot And Kill Man in South Gate http://www.myfoxla.com/dpp/news/local/police-shoot-and-kill-man-in-south gate-20110627#ixzz1QXLe4Obh

Wisconsin: Man Tasered by Police After Refusing to Drop Machete  http://www.nbc15.com/crimetracker/headlines/Man_Tazed_by_Police_After_Refusing_to_Drop_Machette_124579339.html

New Mexico: An Albuquerque police officer shot Orlando Paisano, 33, four times after he allegedly threatened two officers with a 15-inch bayonet http://www.krqe.com/dpp/news/crime/new-details,-officer-shoots-suspect

D.C: Quarrel over breastfeeding D.C. police officers http://www.wjla.com/articles/2011/06/quarrel-over-breastfeeding-d-c-police-officers-62889.html

Tuesday
Jun282011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-26-11

Pittsburgh: Conviction in '09 slayings of 3 officers. A Pittsburgh jury found Richard Poplawski guilty on three counts of first-degree murder. http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/124552518.html

Mississippi: deputy recovering after being shot http://www.wlbt.com/story/14977200/adams-co-deputy-recovering-after-being-shot

Utah: One man died and two West Valley police officers were in serious condition following a shootout late Friday near Valley Fair Mall following a high-speed chase. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375147/One-man-dead-two-police-officer-shot-in-West-Valley-City.html

Washington: Woman shot by police in critical condition http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/jun/25/woman-shot-by-police-in-critical-condition/

Ohio: The Metro Special Weapons And Tactics team, trained for high-risk operations, engaged in some explosive training at the former Waters Restaurant http://www.hudsonhubtimes.com/news/article/5055799

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Police shoot, kill domestic violence suspect http://www.todaystmj4.com/news/local/124562164.html

Florida: The SWAT Obstacle Course made its debut at the Police & Fire Games on Friday at the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office's Firearms Training in Fort Pierce. And what a challenge it was http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2011/jun/25/swat-obstacle-course-makes-grueling-debut-police-f/

California: Parolee shot by Sonoma Co deputy had gun in SUV http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_18354227?nclick_check=1

Ohio: Protest today over police shooting during crash investigation http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2011/06/protest_today_over_police_shoo.html

Oregon: Police shoot knife-wielding man http://www.newsregister.com/article?articleTitle=police+shoot+knife-wielding+man+in+dundee--1309015979--1033--home-news

California: Man shot by deputy in Santa Rosa driveway http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20110624/ARTICLES/110629662/1033/sitemaps04

Thursday
Jun232011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-22-11