Thursday
Jul212011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-21-11

Georgia: Clayton County Deputy Shot, Killed; 17-Year-Old Suspect In Custody http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/local_news/clayton-county-deputy-shot,-killed-20110720-tm-es   http://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/20/3782788/sheriffs-deputy-shot-to-death.html
 
National: Fatal shootings of police officers are on the rise http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2011-07-20-police-shooting-deaths-gunfire-ambushes-budget-cuts_n.htm
 
Michigan: Man killed after pulling knife on authorities in Manitou Beach http://www.lenconnect.com/news/x1259733916/Man-killed-after-pulling-knife-on-authorities-in-Manitou-Beach
 
Illinois: Parolee charged in shooting of 2 Chicago cops http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-man-charged-in-shooting-of-2-cops-20110721,0,3173012.story
 
North Carolina: Teen's family wins $10 million Taser verdict http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20110720teens_family_wins_10_million_taser_verdict/srvc=home&position=recent
 
Massachusetts: Lawyer: Cop scanner 'crosses line'  http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1353264
 
North Carolina: From a Charlotte officer "In custody taser death last night... the same day as a 10 million dollar settlement from our last one." Suspect in attack on woman dies after Charlotte police officer shoots him with Taser  http://www.wsoctv.com/news/28617178/detail.html Teen's family wins $10 million Taser verdict http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20110720teens_family_wins_10_million_taser_verdict/srvc=home&position=recent
 
California: Mayor, City Officials Meet With Community Members On Fatal Police Shooting http://sfappeal.com/news/2011/07/mayor-city-officials-meet-with-community-members-on-fatal-police-shooting.php
 
Arizona: A man whose family won a $3 million settlement two years ago in the fatal Mesa police shooting of his son was arrested by officers Monday on domestic violence charges. http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2011/07/19/20110719mesa-gun-man-wife-abrk.html#ixzz1SlPu8SrO
 
New York: Cop visit ends in gunfire. Authorities say man was shot in head twice after firing at cops http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cop-visit-ends-in-gunfire-1480817.php#ixzz1SlRGuXOo    http://www.cbs6albany.com/articles/shot-1286773-police-colonie.html

Thursday
Jul212011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-20-11

Maryland: Police officer shot in Southwest Baltimore
http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/blog/2011/07/police_officer_shot_in_southwe.html

Missouri: St Louis police officer's son, 3, shoots himself dead with dad's gun
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/st-louis-police-officers-son-3-shoots-himself-dead-with-dads-gun/story-e6frf7jx-1226098466425

North Carolina: As the Brunswick County Sheriff's office fired off a salute Tuesday morning in Bolivia, dozens of K9 teams stood by in support of a deputy who lost his four-legged partner.
http://www.wect.com/story/15109487/bruns-co-k9-viper-honored-with-memorial-service
http://www.wwaytv3.com/2011/07/19/bcso-others-say-goodbye-to-k-9-who-died-duty

New Hampshire: Victim says off-duty officer stopped savage attack
http://www.unionleader.com/article/20110720/NEWS03/707209985

Colorado: Taser Used Before Zoo Suspect Death. Drugs Found On Suspect
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/28602554/detail.html

Idaho: Standoff Led to Largest Assembly of Law Enforcement in Valley
http://magicvalley.com/news/local/twin-falls/gearing-up/article_ec1bd947-9585-5e24-93a8 f9d50c0d502d.html#ixzz1SevXjbAl

Texas: Police investigating teen's in-custody death
http://www.statesman.com/news/local/police-investigating-teens-in-custody-death-1625476.html

Tuesday
Jul192011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-19-11

Illinois: Search continues after 2 cops shot in West Garfield Park http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-2-police-officers-man-shot-in-west-garfield-park-20110718,0,5497326.story

Connecticut: Cop Shot by fellow officer During Porn Bust Outside Harry Potter Showing http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/19/connecticut-cop-shot-during-porn-bust-outside-harry-potter-showing/#ixzz1SZstsDTw
 
West Virginia: Federal jury in civil case finds no wrongdoing by Raleigh County deputies in fatal shooting http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/a4dcb5c3e2004895832c8a9fc7ae1cf4/WV--Deputy-Shooting/
 
Indiana: Hundreds of mourners, police dog partners from around country honor slain Terre Haute officer http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/9ecba32f3c314dd2885241287b6f3ad1/IN--Terre-Haute-Police-Shooting

California: Federal appeals court to consider Santa Clara police shooting case http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_18498986?nclick_check=1

Alabama: Police shoot Auburn man holding driver's neck with knife http://www.wsfa.com/story/15100645/auburn-man-holding-knife-to-drivers-neck-is-shot-arrested
 
California: Alhambra officer not wearing seat belt at time of death http://www.whittierdailynews.com/ci_18502559?source=rss_viewed#ixzz1SZtj04fX

Tuesday
Jul192011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-18-11

Arizona: Pima County GOP Chairman ousted over SWAT Team comments. http://www.kvoa.com/news/pima-county-gop-chairman-ousted/

Colorado: Police trim SWAT team. 15 officers instead of will permit better training, captain says. http://www.chieftain.com/news/local/police-trim-swat-team/article_2e1584be-b0ff-11e0-9f86-001cc4c002e0.html

California: NAACP Calling For Answers In Shooting Death Of David Turner http://www.turnto23.com/news/28579352/detail.htmlNAACP to picket at SFO over saggy pants incident http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/peninsula&id=8256817

South Carolina: To Protect and Serve: The siege on 12th street http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-c-2011-07-12-254337.112112-To-Protect-and-Serve-The-siege-on-12th-street.html Part II http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-c-2011-07-15-254446.112112-To-Protect-and-Serve-The-siege-on-12th-streetPart-II.html Part III http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-c-2011-07-18-254456.112112-Part-IIITo-Protect-and-Serve-The-siege-on-12th-street.html
 
California: Teen shot in Bayview by SFPD had felony convictions http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=8255383
 
Florida: Woman who rammed patrol cars is shot by police http://www.gainesville.com/article/20110716/ARTICLES/110719702/1002/NEWS?Title=GPD-Woman-who-rammed-patrol-cars-is-shot-by-police

Chicago: Police shoot and kill man, 19, outside club http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/2b4d877e366d487aa821ac8512be5723/IL--Police-Shooting-Chicago/

Michigan: The proposed SWAT Team Reporting Act would require tactical-weapons teams to report when they discharge a weapon, forcibly enter a home and injure or kill a suspect http://www.livingstondaily.com/article/20110717/NEWS01/107170305/Bill-aims-SWAT-accountability?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFrontpage

Canada: Excessive force a rarity for police: study http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/07/16/excessive-force-a-rarity-for-police-study/

Video:
Fiberscope VFS2 by Tactical Electronics http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RW3X_xA_xI

Tuesday
Jul192011

Criminal Justice News Summary 07-16-11