Wednesday
Jun082011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-08-11

Tennessee: Dickson County deputy dies from shooting http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110608/NEWS/306080089/Dickson-County-deputy-dies-from-shooting

New York: Shooting suspect in deputy’s death has ‘non-life-threatening’ injuries http://www.9wsyr.com/mostpopular/story/Shooting-suspect-in-deputy-s-death-has-non-life/DdwRjiY1w0-RqXJyQYknaA.cspx Law enforcement community comes together following shooting death of Deputy http://www.wktv.com/news/local/Law-enforcement-community-comes-together-following-shooting-death-of-Deputy-123394848.html

California: 911 tape: Man shot by deputies said he would 'kill a cop' http://www.bakersfield.com/news/local/x43955696/911-tape-Man-shot-by-deputies-said-he-would-kill-a-cop 

Florida: Armed burglary suspect shot and killed by Polk deputies http://www.cfnews13.com/article/news/2011/june/258212/Officials-investigating-deputy-involved-shooting-in-Lakeland

Iowa: Sheriff arms himself with gun ordered by slain deputy http://easterniowanewsnow.com/2011/06/07/sheriff-arms-himself-with-gun-ordered-by-slain-deputy/

Louisiana: S.W.A.T. Team Trains Despite Brutal Heat http://www.ktbs.com/news/28164529/detail.html

Kentucky: Trauma ruled out in death of man in police custody http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20110608/NEWS01/306080063/Trauma-ruled-out-death-man-police-custody?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Florida: Oakland Park Man Dies After Taser Blast From BSO Deputy http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2011/06/bso_oakland_park_taser_death_james_doe.php

Texas: Harris County to pay mother of dead Taser victim $3 million http://www.khou.com/news/local/Harris-County-to-pay-mother-of-dead-Taser-victim-3-million--123433409.html

California: SWAT Team Raids Man’s Home Over Student Loans http://nation.foxnews.com/justice/2011/06/08/swat-team-raids-man-s-home-over-student-loans

Miami: Memory card in mouth saves police shooting video http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/06/08/6812110-memory-card-in-mouth-saves-police-shooting-video

Tuesday
Jun072011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-06-11

Missouri: Officer dies in wake of lightning strike. Patrolman Taylor had just returned to a command post on a department ATV to drop off another first responder when a bolt of lightning struck next to where he was standing. Other public safety officers on the scene immediately began CPR and stabilized him for transport to the hospital. http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=298&articleid=20110604_296_0_JOPLIN983530

Arizona: The trouble started when Miller (http://www.facebook.com/VoteBrianMiller ) sent out an official GOP email with the intriguing title, "We are all Jose Guerena" - a reference to the Iraq war veteran who was killed in a SWAT raid at his home last month. Noting an investigation remains ongoing, Miller continued with the kicker, "It is my hope that this tragic event will lead to a renewed discussion of the policies that routinely lead to heavily armed and militarized local police invading private homes and a renewed interest in the civil liberties codified in our Bill of Rights http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/article_76b1904a-cfcd-5dc8-9dc2-4429ab3c39fe.html SWAT: We said, 'Open up' at least twice http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/article_3a30b78e-3afa-5d62-bf4e-9b7fdc5f753c.html

Texas: Arrest made in ambush murder of Sgt. Kenneth Vann http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Arrest-made-in-ambush-murder-of-Sgt-Kenneth-Vann/8fb5z6TSq0mf8yPm4VJ4pw.cspx

New Jersey: Camden police officer stable after being stabbed http://www.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/123210013.html

Wisconsin: A Milwaukee police officer was forced to shoot a suspect while responding to a call about a family crisis, according to a department spokeswoman http://www.wisn.com/news/28141982/detail.html#ixzz1OVOX7gOp

Mississippi: Taser technology will make Jackson police work safer for everyone http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20110605/OPINION01/106050311

Tennessee: Firefighters say Junior Spradlin's chances of surviving fire from teargas grenade would not have been very good http://www2.tricities.com/business/2011/jun/05/firefighters-say-junior-spradlins-chances-survivin-ar-1085877/

Illinois: Man critical after being shot by police during burglary http://wchinews.com/2011/06/man-critical-after-being-shot-by-police-during-burglary/

Virginia: Psychological screenings and in-depth background checks of prospective police officers are intended to prevent incidents such as the one that occurred Monday, when an off-duty Franklin County deputy allegedly shot two people. http://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/article.cfm?ID=28783

Louisiana: Vandals slash Thibodaux Police tires again http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20110604/ARTICLES/110609761/-1/opinion?Title=Vandals-slash-Thibodaux-Police-tires-again

Oklahoma: Officers fired shot that killed alleged crime spree gunman http://www.tulsaworld.com/specialprojects/news/crimewatch/article.aspx?subjectid=450&articleid=20110604_11_A1_CUTLIN628857

Massachusetts: Police shot two in tornado ravaged Springfield http://www1.whdh.com/news/articles/local/worcester-area/12004483214146/police-shot-two-in-tornado-ravaged-springfield/

Friday
Jun032011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-03-11

Arizona: Sheriff Dupnik opens up about fatal SWAT raid http://www.kgun9.com/story/14829480/raw-video-sheriff-dupnik-opens-up-about-fatal-swat-raid

Texas: Post-Traumatic Stress a Factor for Law Enforcement After Violent Encounters  http://www.cbs7kosa.com/news/details.asp?ID=26077 

California: Man fights, grabs deputy's baton and is Tasered, shot http://www.bakersfield.com/news/local/x43955225/Suspect-fatally-shot-after-fighting-with-deputy?utm_source=widget_16&utm_medium=popular_entries_widget&utm_campaign=synapse

New York: Cops need Taser, pepper spray and K-9 Unit to subdue drunk man on the lam http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/06/02/2011-06-02_cops_need_taser_pepper_spray_and_k9_unit_to_subdue_drunk_man_on_the_lam.html#ixzz1ODwNzIIb 

Wisconsin: A 21-year-old man was injured Wednesday night in a gunfight with a Milwaukee police officer in the Sherman Park neighborhood, police said Thursday. The officer was unharmed.http://www.jsonline.com/news/123071448.html

Maryland: Federal appeals court in Va affirms verdict clearing Baltimore County police in fatal shooting http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/federal-appeals-court-in-va-affirms-verdict-clearing-baltimore-county-police-in-fatal-shooting/2011/06/02/AG7qZUHH_story.html

Pennsylvania: SWAT teams being called in as precaution http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_740200.html

Missouri: Police shoot alligator twice, then realize it's fake http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20110602/WIRE/110609918/2055/NEWS?Title=Police-shoot-alligator-twice-then-realize-it-s-fake

Florida: Suspect talks about why he shot step-granddad, deputy http://www.ocala.com/article/20110602/ARTICLES/110609926/1001/NEWS01?Title=Suspect-talks-about-why-he-shot-step-granddad-deputy   

Nevada: Two dead, officer wounded; from traffic stop-turned-high speed chase http://www.mynews4.com/story.php?id=44347&n=122

Pennsylvania: Man shot during standoff http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11152/1150572-100-0.stm

Friday
Jun032011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-02-11

Wisconsin: Suspect Shot After Running Over Two Police Officers http://www.newschannel5.com/story/14825509/suspect-shot-after-running-over-two-police-officers

UK: Raoul Moat: Taser company boss did not kill himself, inquest finds http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/06/02/raoul-moat-taser-company-boss-did-not-kill-himself-inquest-finds-115875-23173011/#ixzz1O88NKMpW  

Florida: Bath salts drug blamed for death. The death of Jairious McGhee a day after police said he beat on cars and tried to punch an officer at a busy intersection initially was attributed to viral meningitis.   http://www2.tbo.com/news/news/2011/jun/02/MENEWSO1-bath-salts-drug-blamed-for-death-ar-234386/

Arizona: The raid on former Marine Jose Guerena's home has garnered national and international attention, raising numerous questions about excessive force and proper SWAT protocol, with Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik at the center on an increasingly heated and political debate. http://www.kgun9.com/story/14823433/swt-raid-draws-criticism-of-sheriff-dupnik

Oregon: 911 hoax behind SWAT response. A Eugene man falls victim to “swatting,” a dangerous cyber prank  http://www.registerguard.com/web/newslocalnews/26319066-41/police-911-call-mclaughlin-victim.html.csp

Texas: Man killed, teen injured in police shooting. Officials say officer fired in self-defense after car raced toward him, partner http://www.statesman.com/news/local/man-killed-teen-injured-in-police-shooting-1510776.html

Mississippi: Inmate attacks officer, killed. Steals gun, police car on way to court, chase ensues http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110602/NEWS/106020345/Inmate-attacks-officer-killed?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CHome%7Cs

Wednesday
Jun012011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-01-11

Mississippi: Tunica County Investigating Shooting Death of K-9 http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-atticus-k9,0,5673651.story

Virginia: State police sergeant wounded http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/state-news/2011/may/31/tdmet01-state-police-sergeant-wounded-ar-1074594/

Arizona: Deputy kills man in struggle http://www.hidesertstar.com/articles/2011/06/01/news/doc4de5f498dc818495587788.txt

Tennessee: A Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot a woman at least seven times after she cut him with a knife and went for his patrol car on Interstate 75, according to a medical examiner’s report. http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jun/01/report-deputy-shot-woman-7-or-8-times/

California: Deputies shoot, kill man who was reportedly suicidal http://southeast.bakersfieldnow.com/news/crime/deputies-shoot-kill-man-who-was-reportedly-suicidal/71636

Oregon: Barrage of tear gas flushes six-time loser http://www.newsregister.com/article?articleTitle=barrage+of+tear+gas+flushes+six-time+loser--1306873083--862--home-news

Florida: Miami Beach leaders to discuss fate of Urban Beach Week after shootings http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/31/2243787/a-dozen-officers-involved-in-fatal.html#ixzz1O37FAEf3

Texas: A police officer fatally shot a suspected car thief and wounded another in downtown Austin after the suspects drove into his partner as they approached the suspects' car, http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7589769.html#ixzz1O37evTPc