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Wednesday
Mar232011

Criminal Justice News Summary 03-23-11

Georgia: 2 Athens officers shot, one killed Manhunt continues for alleged Athens cop killer http://www.ajc.com/news/manhunt-continues-for-alleged-881905.html  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koe_FiCwkUI&feature=player_embedded Wounded Athens Officer Undergoes Surgery http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/wounded-athens-officer-undergoes-surgery-032211 Family of Athens Shooting Suspect Speaks http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/father-of-athens-shooting-suspect-speaks-032211

Washington: Feds seek to stem rise in officer fatalities. 48 officers have died during the first three months of 2011, a 17 percent increase over 2010. Of those, 23 were killed by gunfire, a 53 percent jump. http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_728684.html#ixzz1HQeV7IQm  Ga. Police Shooting, Latest in Deadly String Nationwide

New York: New details released in fatal shooting of Sandusky police officer Andy Dunn http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/new-details-released-in-fatal-shooting-of-sandusky-police-officer-andy-dunn

New Mexico: Albuquerque police said investigators are baffled as to why of a man suddenly died Monday morning after being shot by a Taser during a violent episode in which he attacked two officers with a crucifix. http://www.koat.com/news/27287002/detail.html

Massachusetts: Framingham hires outside SWAT expert to look into raid http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/archive/x1840140119/Framingham-hires-outside-SWAT-expert-to-look-into-raid#ixzz1HQZjFMlC  

Pennsylvania: Police shoot man during standoff http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/crime&id=8026619

Pennsylvania: Charges dropped over standoff with Easton police http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2011/03/charges_dropped_against_david.html

Australia: A type of amnesia can cause police to forget how many times they fire their weapons, a death in custody inquest has been told by a US Taser expert.  http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/trigger-memory-can-be-faulty-20110323-1c67q.html

Ohio: SWAT service can be thrilling, but hopefully not too much of a 'blast http://blog.cleveland.com/brunswicksuntimes/2011/03/swat_service_can_be_thrilling.html

Pennsylvania:  BB gun toting robber interrupted http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/UPDATE-Police-BB-gun-toting-robber-interrupted/qUZsVN2b2k2enpbVP1iOMA.cspx

Mexico: 13 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in California Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/03/22/report-13-illegal-immigrants-apprehended-marine-uniforms/?test=latestnews

Louisiana: Lawsuit: Police Taser Caused Miscarriage. Sheriff Defends Response To Domestic Dispute Call http://www.wdsu.com/news/27285870/detail.html

Wednesday
Mar232011

Criminal Justice News Summary 03-22-11

New Mexico: APD awaits autopsy report of Monday's Taser death http://www.kob.com/article/stories/S2027574.shtml?cat=500

Florida: Police defend use of stun gun in drowning death  http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_south_pinellas/pinellas_park/Police-defend-use-of-stun-gun-taser-in-drowning-death

Wisconsin: Local SWAT Team Discusses Shootout Dangers http://www.wsaw.com/news/headlines/Local_SWAT_Team_Discusses_Shootout_Dangers_118402514.html?ref=514

Missouri: SWAT team member behind photo of murder suspect's body  http://www.kansascity.com/2011/03/21/2743198/swat-team-member-behind-photo.html#ixzz1HKgUyjuz

Virginia: Sheriff’s deputy wounded in shooting that killed 2 others is released from hospital http://www.washingtonpost.com/virginia-sheriffs-deputy-wounded-in-shooting-that-killed-2-others-is-released-from-hospital/2011/03/21/AB6lgO5_story.html

Maryland:  State police shoot, wound N.J. man in long, high-speed chase http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/mar/21/md-state-police-shoot-wound-nj-man-long-high-speed/

Florida: Man fatally wounded in deputy-involved shooting in Hollywood http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/03/20/2125226/possible-deputy-involved-shooting.html#ixzz1HKoW5FnV

Colorado: Fatal shooting fourth this year by Aurora police http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_17669245#ixzz1HKp3jPhJ Officers Fire On Theft Suspects, Killing 1, Hurting Another. Police Officer Injured; He's Third Aurora Officer Hurt In One Week http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/27259930/detail.html

North Carolina: Teens Fire BB Gun at Undercover Police Car http://www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-bb-gun-officers-110321,0,198924.story

Arizona: Agent shoots, kills man at border http://azstarnet.com/news/local/border/article_161fa0fd-37c1-51f9-95a9-236c477ed261.html

How Drug Cops Go Bad. We shouldn't be surprised when the police officers we ask to break the laws they enforce turn corrupt. http://reason.com/archives/2011/03/21/how-drug-cops-go-bad

Monday
Mar212011

Criminal Justice News Summary 03-21-11

Wisconsin: 1 officer shot dead; another wounded http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/118324489.html Police Officer Killed in Wild Shootout 'Always Gave 110 Percent'  http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/03/21/wisconsin-police-officer-killed-wild-shootout/  (Video) Officers rescue Wisconsin hostage in dramatic fashion   http://www2.wnct.com/news/2011/mar/21/2/officers-rescue-wisconsin-hostage-in-d-06747-vi-30456/

Ohio: Police Officer Dies in Ohio Shooting; Suspect Hurt http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/03/19/police-officer-dies-ohio-shooting-suspect-hurt/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fnational+%28Internal+-+US+Latest+-+Text%29 Man charged in slaying of officer http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/nation/7483300.html   http://toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2011/03/21/Man-charged-in-slaying-of-officer.html


Florida: Pinellas Park man shot by Taser drowns in pond http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/pinellas-park-man-shot-by-taser-drowns-in-pond/1158607

West Virginia: Lincoln County man, K9  killed in police standoff . Trooper wounded http://wvgazette.com/News/201103191112   http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/79b8bfc94e9c450583ee1455a898ff0e/WV--Officer-Shot-West-Virginia/

North Carolina: Policeman wounded in shootout. Neighbors claim police officers kicked and hit the robbery suspect after he was already handcuffed. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/03/21/2157620/police-id-suspect-in-officer-shooting.html#ixzz1HFFM3Rxw

Washington: Bullet weight a crucial clue in Walmart-shooting probe. The fugitive and a deputy who exchanged gunfire at the Walmart in January used the same model of gun and the same type of bullets, according. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014547708_bullets20m.html

Louisiana: Woman sues police, says Taser killed unborn child http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20110320/NEWS01/103200336/Woman-sues-police-says-Taser-killed-unborn-child?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

Colorado: Don't bring a sword to a Taser fight http://www.newsfirst5.com/news/don-t-bring-a-sword-to-a-taser-fight/

New York: Police Taser man with a gun http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/03/police_taser_man_with_a_gun_ou.html

New York: Police Officer Kills Armed Suspect In Bronx http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/135929/police-officer-kills-armed-suspect-in-bronx

Monday
Mar212011

Criminal Justice News Summary 03-18-11

South Carolina: Greenwood County deputy shot; suspect killed http://www.lakewyliepilot.com/2011/03/16/1057798/greenwood-county-deputy-shot-suspect.html

Colorado: Aurora Standoff Ends With Suspect Shot by SWAT officers, Killed. Gunman Held Family Of Four Hostage http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/27234090/detail.html

Michigan: Detroit Police Department orders officers lay off Twitter and Facebook posts about suspects http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/03/detroit_police_department_orde.html

California: Woman shot, wounded by Long Beach police as she allegedly attacked man http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/03/woman-shot-long-beach-police.html

Atlanta: SWAT raid finds cocaine, 14 pit bulls http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/localnews/headlines/SWAT_raid_finds_cocaine_14_pit_bulls_118214604.html

Oklahoma: Police Fatally Shoot Man Near 61st and Peoria  http://www.ktul.com/Global/story.asp?S=14264917

New Orleans: NOPD administrative overhaul advances http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/03/new_orleans_council_poised_to.html Federal investigation claims abuses among New Orleans police http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/03/17/louisiana.new.orleans.police/

Arizona: Former Prescott police officer turns 2001 shooting injury around for new career with the city http://www.dcourier.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=91735

Friday
Mar182011

Criminal Justice News Summary 03-17-11

Florida: Man wielding machete subdued by Flagler deputies http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/local/flagler/2011/03/17/man-wielding-machete-subdued-by-flagler-deputies.html

Maryland: Prince George’s jury awards $11.5 million in fatal police shooting http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/pr_georges_jury_awards_115_million_in_fatal_police_shooting/2011/03/14/AB9sqUh_story.html?wprss=rss_homepage

Virginia: Gunman Identified in Virginia Deputy Shooting http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/Shots_Fired_At_Officers_In_Rural_Virginia_117905234.html

New York: Nassau Police Union Blasts Retired NYPD Cop at Scene of Friendly Fire Death http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/nassau-police-union-blasts-retired-nypd-cop-at-scene-of-friendly-fire-death-20110316

California: SWAT arrests man in Santee home; hostage safe http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/mar/16/deputies-surround-santee-home-where-man-allegedly-/

Florida: Broward deputies shoot, kill armed suspect http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/03/16/2117451/broward-deputies-shoot-kill-armed.html

Oklahoma: Man fatally shot by Tulsa police. A police officer fatally shot an armed man after he started running from officers who tried to stop him at an apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. http://www.newsok.com/man-fatally-shot-by-tulsa-police/article/3549520?custom_click=headlines_widget

Texas: Officer shoots man who appears to reach for gun Handgun  http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7475963.html

New Mexico: Albuquerque  PD To Monitor Officers Activity On Facebook, Twitter. Police Union Unhappy With New Social Media Policy http://www.koat.com/r/27225340/detail.html Lawyer Seeks To Probe Police Facebook Pages. Attorney Joe Kennedy: Evidence May Be Found In Facebook Posts http://www.koat.com/news/27072878/detail.html City Evaluates Social Media After Controversial Facebook Post. Officer Says Job Is ‘Human Waste Disposal’  http://www.koat.com/news/26885421/detail.html