Wednesday
Jul132011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-12-11

Florida: Man survives two gun shots after reported suicide attempt in West Tampa http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/tampa-police-shoot-suicidal-man-at-west-tampa-house-officers-uninjured/1180033

Louisiana: New Details In New Iberia Jail Hostage Crisis http://www.katc.com/news/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. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-police-shoot-wound-person-on-south-side-20110711,0,3356941.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. http://www.fox8live.com/news/local/story/Serpas-calls-police-shooting-self-defense/bubT4uWk5kijhIIiEYb8Jg.cspx

Indiana: Police suspect man killed by SWAT Team was under influence of inhalants http://www.courierpress.com/news/2011/jul/11/no-headline---ev_standofffolo/

Indiana: Update On Terre Haute Police Shooting  http://mywabashvalley.com/fulltext?nxd_id=197947

Florida: SWAT Team Trains On FAU Campus. Boca Raton Police, FAU Police Prepare For Gunman On Campus http://www.wpbf.com/news/28516624/detail.html#ixzz1RwRK9iXn

Georgia: Deputies fatally shoot homicide suspect http://www.11alive.com/news/article/197441/3/Deputies-fatally-shoot-homicide-suspect

Kansas City: Police kill woman carrying rifle http://www.kansascity.com/2011/07/11/3006972/kc-police-involved-in-shooting.html  http://news.google.com/news/story?ncl=http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/8f5ddce418a0426fb3a5435ef60f0e76/MO--KC-Police-Fatal-Shooting/&hl=en&geo=us

Monday
Jul112011

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. http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/ND-officer-killed-during-domestic-disturbance-call-1459041.php#ixzz1Rd6yaCjp

Texas: Beaumont police officer killed by fleeing SUV http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7646134.html

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. http://www.brooklyneagle.com/categories/category.php?category_id=4&id=44591

Texas: Nassau Bay Taser victim dies http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/bay_area/news/article_f7580111-e73b-5ff2-9c30-a064136df1dd.html

South Carolina: SWAT Training in Bluffton http://www2.wsav.com/news/2011/jul/08/swat-training-bluffton-ar-2085877/

Louisiana: Deputy New Orleans police chief faces neglect of duty charge following fatal police shooting http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/b16b43b606614aeba40f98735dbe7711/LA--Burned-Body-Police/

Pennsylvania: Detectives probe claims that 2 Pa. officers misused Tasers, stunned fellow officer and others (You have GOT to be kidding me)  http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/ae1ab527f901492c96c069cf1f37d44e/PA--Officers-Taser-Probe/

Michigan: Names of 7 victims of Grand Rapids shooting spree released http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-20077904-504083.html Photos, videos from scenes of mass murder in Northeast Grand Rapids http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/07/photos_video_from_scenes_of_ma.html

South Carolina: Water training readies County SWAT, Dive teams for maritime emergencies  http://www.islandpacket.com/2011/07/08/1719342/water-training-readies-county.html#ixzz1Rd46Sh9x

National: The shadow fighters: inside the world of counter-terrorism http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/307503#ixzz1Rd5CtJC4

Georgia:  6 Atlanta officers fired over Atlanta Eagle raid http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta/6-atlanta-officers-fired-1006281.html

Monday
Jul112011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-08-11

Interview: Mike Williams did with one of the local TV stations which aired this week
http://www.wrcbtv.com/global/category.asp?c=214449&autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=6020917

Texas: Fort Worth police officer shot http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7643652.html

Miami: New details in police shooting of four robbery suspects http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/07/06/2302553/court-documents-detail-south-miami.html#ixzz1RSdNQbTx

Utah: Salt Lake police officer 'not justified' in shooting thief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/52148528-78/giles-car-officer-police.html.csp

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 http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_18420544

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.  http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=8236623

Detroit: Cop injured in fiery crash on I-96 rescued by motorists: http://detnews.com/article/20110707/METRO05/107070408/Detroit-cop-injured-in-fiery-crash-on-I-96-rescued-by-motorists#ixzz1RSeaYP6I

Oregon: Federal Investigators Mum On Thursday's Portland Police Shooting http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-27347-federal_investigators_mum_on_thursdays_portland_police_shooting_(updated).html

Florida: Editorial: Miami Beach cops out of control http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/07/06/2302753/miami-beach-cops-out-of-control.html

Thursday
Jul072011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-07-11

Florida: Former Florida 'Officer of the Year' arrested in federal drug sting http://www.examiner.com/strange-news-in-national/former-florida-officer-of-the-year-arrested-federal-drug-sting#ixzz1RQJcBjf4

Pennsylvania: House In Shambles After SWAT Kills Alleged Murderer http://www.wfmz.com/bucksnews/28467192/detail.html

New York: Rochester police Officers save man soaked in gasoline http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20110707/NEWS01/107070340/2-Rochester-police-officers-save-man-soaked-gasoline?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CNews

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. http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_18421884#ixzz1RQKXnC2t  

Connecticut: Video: Footage of New Haven Police Officers Beating. Voice on video: 'He had a gun. He had a gun, right?'  http://www.newhavenadvocate.com/news/nm-nh26nccops-20110707,0,774688.story

Tennessee: Police Use Restraint In Arresting Suspect In The Killing Of Officer Timothy Warren http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-suspect-in-police-killing-only-suffered-minor-injuries-story,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 http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/jul/06/officers-dad-grapples-with-bitter-loss/

After recent shootings, council may reconsider pay cut for city employees http://www.wmctv.com/story/15035561/after-recent-shootings-council-may-reconsider-pay-cut-for-city-employees

Florida: Dash cam video released showing start of fatal pursuit http://www.wtsp.com/news/article/199960/250/Dash-cam-video-released-showing-start-of-fatal-pursuit

Wednesday
Jul062011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-05-11

Memphis: Memphis police officer Timothy Warren felt danger closing in, wife says http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/jul/05/warren-felt-danger-closing-in-wife-says/

Massachusetts: Palmer police shoot armed teen  http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20110705palmer_police_shoot_armed_teen/srvc=home&position=recent

Wyoming: Officer kills man who stabbed him http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Sheridan-police-Officer-kills-man-who-stabbed-him0inhp

California: Deputy shoots 72-year-old Yuba City man who allegedly drove at him http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2011/07/deputy-shoots-7.html#ixzz1RGvyQk6n

Alabama: Deputy Shoots Mentone Man After 4th of July Standoff  http://wdef.com/news/deputy_shoots_mentone_man_after_4th_of_july_standoff/07/2011

California: Man shot to death after firing rifle at Sacramento sheriff's deputy http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2011/07/man-shot-to-dea-2.html#ixzz1RGws0nOB

California: Suspect aims at sheriff's helicopter; is shot at by deputy http://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_D_ois05.305b5c6.html

Pennsylvania: SWAT team kills murder suspect http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/124994624.html

Ohio: Taser Used Prior to Officer's Shooting of Suspect in Parma  http://www.fox8.com/news/wjw-taser-used-in-police-involved-shooting-in-parma-txt,0,1083494.story