Criminal Justice News Summary 04-13-11

Arkansas: A police officer in Poinsett County has died after being shot Tuesday night, authorities said.

Florida: From accused cop killer to frightened teenager, the video shows all of it.

South Dakota: Inmates kill guard in failed escape attempt. Corrections officer dies on his birthday, son says

New Mexico: Albuquerque man shot dead as police officers serve warrant, SWAT team responds

Chicago: Police-involved shooting investigated on West Side,0,6086629.story?track=rss

Pennsylvania: Police say a man has been killed following a standoff with officers in central

Canada: Man dies after police shooting near Quebec City

California: LAPD officers who complained about ticket quotas are awarded $2 million,0,2790462.story

Wisconsin: Police officers and K9s form a special bond


Criminal Justice News Summary 04-12-11

Nebraska: Fugitive David Cermak had a deputy's gun in his hand when sheriff's deputies shot and killed him last week, the Omaha Police Department said Monday.

Deputy Constable Found Fatally Shot

Iowa: New details released in shooting that killed deputy Results of the investigation also showed that slain deputy, Sgt. Eric Stein, and two colleagues with the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office refused to let other officers approach them during the 40-minute shootout because they feared those responding officers would be killed. After a nearly three-hour standoff following Stein’s death, the suspect, Jeffrey A. Krier, fought through bullet wounds and fired at least one shot before succumbing to the 23 entry wounds to his body.

Nevada: Details of fatal police shooting unclear

Las Vegas: Man killed by SWAT raped two women in 5 days

Maine: Lynn police shoot man armed with knives

Oklahoma: Police used Tasers on Oklahoma City man who died in their custody

Brazil: Fleeing for their lives: Survivors of Rio school massacre seen on CCTV sprinting away from class where killer opened fire


Criminal Justice News Summary 04-11-11

Chattanooga: Police officers shoots 16-year-old in robbery of dope house

Iowa: Iowa police officers pay respects to deputy killed in action New Information Just Released On Shooting

Texas: Dash cam video of police shooting. Officer wounded. DON'T ALLOW YOURSELFTO HAVE A NEGATIVE MINDSET! The other officers were telling him to “stop talking like that” etc. Positive survival mindset can go A LONG WAY toward your survival. DON'T GIVE UP! NEVER GIVE UP! As long as you are breathing and having a conscious thought you can FIGHT! He sees how lucky he is. A shotgun blast cost Conroe policeman an eye, but he's alive

West Virginia: Sheriff's deputies say their BearCat saved a man's life

Miami: Miami Police and Israeli Consulate conduct joint training exercise

California: Venice's Aero Police enforced the law from on high,0,4966814,full.column

Georgia: Murray Co. Man Kills Wife, Then Fatally Shot by Deputy

Pittsburgh: Police cracks Moronic Fan Watch with Taser incident

California: Butte County Bus Hostage Training

Portland: Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

Arizona: Did a police officer go too far when he pepper sprayed a squirrel at a Texas school?

Washington: Officer gets honor after saving woman from son


Criminal Justice News Summary 04-08-11

Florida: VIDEO: Naked man fires AK-47 at sheriff's robot in

California: Off-duty LAPD officer is injured, shoots person in Hollywood

Maryland: Prince George’s officers shoot man with axe

Nebraska: K9 Biting officer during struggle no surprise (Been on the bad end of that myself once upon a time)

South Dakota: Suspect killed by deputy in shooting, Pennington County sheriff says

New York: City to Appeal Order to Release Police Shooting Data

Arizona: Officer-involved shootings clarified. Police explain why deadly force was used in 2 cases


Criminal Justice News Summary 04-07-11