Criminal Justice News Summary 07-12-11

Florida: Man survives two gun shots after reported suicide attempt in West Tampa

Louisiana: New Details In New Iberia Jail Hostage Crisis

Illinois: Chicago police shot and killed a man in the city's Beverly neighborhood who they said turned toward them with a weapon in his hand, officials said this morning.,0,3356941.story

New Orleans: Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said Monday that his police officer did what he had to do when he opened fire on a gunman on Bourbon Street Sunday.

Indiana: Police suspect man killed by SWAT Team was under influence of inhalants

Indiana: Update On Terre Haute Police Shooting

Florida: SWAT Team Trains On FAU Campus. Boca Raton Police, FAU Police Prepare For Gunman On Campus

Georgia: Deputies fatally shoot homicide suspect

Kansas City: Police kill woman carrying rifle


Criminal Justice News Summary 07-09-11

North Dakota: A Bismarck police officer was shot and killed late Friday while responding to a domestic disturbance call about a man threatening a woman with a knife, authorities said Saturday.

Texas: Beaumont police officer killed by fleeing SUV

New York: Brooklyn Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Death of 'Taser Cop'  Almost three years ago, a mentally ill, naked man poking a fluorescent light bulb at NYPD officers was shot by a Taser, fell and died. In remorse, the lieutenant who ordered the Taser shot took his life two weeks later.

Texas: Nassau Bay Taser victim dies

South Carolina: SWAT Training in Bluffton

Louisiana: Deputy New Orleans police chief faces neglect of duty charge following fatal police shooting

Pennsylvania: Detectives probe claims that 2 Pa. officers misused Tasers, stunned fellow officer and others (You have GOT to be kidding me)

Michigan: Names of 7 victims of Grand Rapids shooting spree released Photos, videos from scenes of mass murder in Northeast Grand Rapids

South Carolina: Water training readies County SWAT, Dive teams for maritime emergencies

National: The shadow fighters: inside the world of counter-terrorism

Georgia:  6 Atlanta officers fired over Atlanta Eagle raid


Criminal Justice News Summary 07-08-11

Interview: Mike Williams did with one of the local TV stations which aired this week

Texas: Fort Worth police officer shot

Miami: New details in police shooting of four robbery suspects

Utah: Salt Lake police officer 'not justified' in shooting thief

California: Seven hours after a standoff ensued at a house on Lawrence Avenue in Watsonville, a SWAT team entered the house and found two men dead inside in an apparent murder suicide

New York: An off-duty police officer shot a man who fired at him during a gun battle in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn Thursday morning.

Detroit: Cop injured in fiery crash on I-96 rescued by motorists:

Oregon: Federal Investigators Mum On Thursday's Portland Police Shooting

Florida: Editorial: Miami Beach cops out of control


Criminal Justice News Summary 07-07-11

Florida: Former Florida 'Officer of the Year' arrested in federal drug sting

Pennsylvania: House In Shambles After SWAT Kills Alleged Murderer

New York: Rochester police Officers save man soaked in gasoline

Colorado: Cops should stop complaints. Denver's new rules on officer discipline - backed by our new mayor - bring honesty and order to a system that needed it.  

Connecticut: Video: Footage of New Haven Police Officers Beating. Voice on video: 'He had a gun. He had a gun, right?',0,774688.story

Tennessee: Police Use Restraint In Arresting Suspect In The Killing Of Officer Timothy Warren,0,2665402.story

Slain Memphis officer's dad grapples with bitter loss. 'You could not write a script any stranger' than events leading to son's death

After recent shootings, council may reconsider pay cut for city employees

Florida: Dash cam video released showing start of fatal pursuit


Criminal Justice News Summary 07-05-11

Memphis: Memphis police officer Timothy Warren felt danger closing in, wife says

Massachusetts: Palmer police shoot armed teen

Wyoming: Officer kills man who stabbed him

California: Deputy shoots 72-year-old Yuba City man who allegedly drove at him

Alabama: Deputy Shoots Mentone Man After 4th of July Standoff

California: Man shot to death after firing rifle at Sacramento sheriff's deputy

California: Suspect aims at sheriff's helicopter; is shot at by deputy

Pennsylvania: SWAT team kills murder suspect

Ohio: Taser Used Prior to Officer's Shooting of Suspect in Parma,0,1083494.story