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Friday
Jun032011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-02-11

Wisconsin: Suspect Shot After Running Over Two Police Officers http://www.newschannel5.com/story/14825509/suspect-shot-after-running-over-two-police-officers

UK: Raoul Moat: Taser company boss did not kill himself, inquest finds http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/06/02/raoul-moat-taser-company-boss-did-not-kill-himself-inquest-finds-115875-23173011/#ixzz1O88NKMpW  

Florida: Bath salts drug blamed for death. The death of Jairious McGhee a day after police said he beat on cars and tried to punch an officer at a busy intersection initially was attributed to viral meningitis.   http://www2.tbo.com/news/news/2011/jun/02/MENEWSO1-bath-salts-drug-blamed-for-death-ar-234386/

Arizona: The raid on former Marine Jose Guerena's home has garnered national and international attention, raising numerous questions about excessive force and proper SWAT protocol, with Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik at the center on an increasingly heated and political debate. http://www.kgun9.com/story/14823433/swt-raid-draws-criticism-of-sheriff-dupnik

Oregon: 911 hoax behind SWAT response. A Eugene man falls victim to “swatting,” a dangerous cyber prank  http://www.registerguard.com/web/newslocalnews/26319066-41/police-911-call-mclaughlin-victim.html.csp

Texas: Man killed, teen injured in police shooting. Officials say officer fired in self-defense after car raced toward him, partner http://www.statesman.com/news/local/man-killed-teen-injured-in-police-shooting-1510776.html

Mississippi: Inmate attacks officer, killed. Steals gun, police car on way to court, chase ensues http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110602/NEWS/106020345/Inmate-attacks-officer-killed?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CHome%7Cs

Wednesday
Jun012011

Criminal Justice News Summary 06-01-11

Mississippi: Tunica County Investigating Shooting Death of K-9 http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-atticus-k9,0,5673651.story

Virginia: State police sergeant wounded http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/state-news/2011/may/31/tdmet01-state-police-sergeant-wounded-ar-1074594/

Arizona: Deputy kills man in struggle http://www.hidesertstar.com/articles/2011/06/01/news/doc4de5f498dc818495587788.txt

Tennessee: A Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot a woman at least seven times after she cut him with a knife and went for his patrol car on Interstate 75, according to a medical examiner’s report. http://timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jun/01/report-deputy-shot-woman-7-or-8-times/

California: Deputies shoot, kill man who was reportedly suicidal http://southeast.bakersfieldnow.com/news/crime/deputies-shoot-kill-man-who-was-reportedly-suicidal/71636

Oregon: Barrage of tear gas flushes six-time loser http://www.newsregister.com/article?articleTitle=barrage+of+tear+gas+flushes+six-time+loser--1306873083--862--home-news

Florida: Miami Beach leaders to discuss fate of Urban Beach Week after shootings http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/31/2243787/a-dozen-officers-involved-in-fatal.html#ixzz1O37FAEf3

Texas: A police officer fatally shot a suspected car thief and wounded another in downtown Austin after the suspects drove into his partner as they approached the suspects' car, http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7589769.html#ixzz1O37evTPc

Wednesday
Jun012011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-31-11

New Jersey: Newark cop fatally shot in crossfire allegedly caused by a fight between girls hours earlier  http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/05/newark_cop_fatally_shot_in_cro.html

Texas: Deputy Killed During Apparent Ambush http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/05/28/texas-deputy-killed-apparent-ambush/

Arizona: Supporters Rally for Iraq War Veteran Killed by SWAT Team http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tucson/supporters-rally-for-iraq-war-veteran-killed-by-swat-team-05302011

California: A 31-year-old man has been shot and killed by a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy after he grabbed the lawman's stun gun. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_18172010?nclick_check=1

Virginia: State Police sergeant was shot and wounded Monday by an off duty Franklin County deputy sheriff, and the deputy then was shot by officers who had come to the aid of the wounded trooper, authorities said. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post_now/post/va-state-trooper-shot-deputy-sheriff-is-suspect/2011/05/30/AGnyI7EH_blog.html

California: Burglary suspect shot by off-duty deputy identified as investigation continues http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2011/05/update-investig-1.html

'Excited Delirium': WMW's Parella Lewis takes on controversial law enforcement issue http://www.q13fox.com/community/wamostwanted/featuredcases/kcpq-excited-delirium-20110523,0,3449191.story

Miami: Miami Beach Memorial Day Weekend violence leaves one dead, three cops hurt, several wounded http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/05/31/2011-05-31_miami_beach_memorial_day_weekend_violence_leaves_one_dead_three_cops_hurt_severa.html

Kansas: Widow, wounded cop's friendship grows closer http://www.kansas.com/2011/05/31/1871719/widow-wounded-cops-friendship.html

Texas: Information on deputy's killing worth $52,000. Reward bolstered as investigation into fatal shooting of sergeant intensifies http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Reward-reaches-52-000-for-info-on-sergeant-s-1401731.php#ixzz1NwwoRTad

Canada: Vancouver police Taser, tackle sword-wielding man who rode transit train for 10 stops http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/vancouver-police-taser-tackle-sword-wielding-man-who-rode-transit-train-for-10-stops/article2040401/

California: Deputy kills man in Yucca Valley http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_18168687

Florida: Marion deputy cuffs suspect after being shot. The deputy was hospitalized but is expected to recover. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2011-05-28/news/os-marion-deputy-wounded-in-shooting-20110528_1_shotgun-blast-mcdonald-shot-patrol-car

Wednesday
Jun012011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-27-11

Arizona: Video of the Pima County SWAT Raid http://www.theagitator.com/2011/05/26/video-of-the-pima-county-swatraid/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+radleybalko+%28The+Agitator%29   SWAT officer fired 'until his weapon ran dry' http://www.kold.com/story/14737132/sheriffs-office-releases-video-of-swat-shooting

Wisconsin: Reason for Fond du Lac police officer shooting unknown http://www.thenorthwestern.com/article/20110526/OSH0101/305260058/DA-Reason-Fond-du-Lac-police-officer-shooting-unknown?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Cimg%7CFRONTPAGE

Connecticut: Police officers using stun guns should avoid shooting suspects multiple times or for prolonged periods to reduce the risk of potential injury or death, according to a new U.S. Justice Department study prompted by hundreds of police-involved deaths across the country. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i8XBLkxKsdY7_idrszo3zrZMiE6w?docId=3c3ef3a081a3491ca401ab2956fbc776

Michigan: A Lansing police officer is being hailed a hero after rescuing some children from a burning home. http://www.wlns.com/Global/story.asp?S=14738965

California: Two people killed in separate officer-involved shootings in southeast L.A. County http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/05/2-deadly-officer-involved-shootings-southeast-la.html

Florida: Police stage successful tactical exercise at schools. About 100 participate in drill that also involved multiple agencies http://www.marcoislandflorida.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110526/MARCONEWS/105260319/Police-stage-successful-tactical-exercise-schools?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CHome

Illinois: Woman shot by police; four cops injured in related crash http://www.suntimes.com/5601615-417/woman-shot-by-police-four-cops-injured-in-related-crash.html

Florida: City approves $300,000 settlement in shooting death of man by TPD officer http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20110525/BREAKINGNEWS/110525017/Update-City-approves-300-000-settlement-in-shooting-death-of-man-by-TPD-officer#ixzz1NZ0uunCw

California: Two die in separate police shootings http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/05/two-die-separate-police-shootings-south-gate-willowbrook.html

West Virginia: Deputies Take on SWAT Team Training http://www.cbs59.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=100341

Wednesday
May252011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-21-11

Arizona: Tucson SWAT Team Defends Shooting Iraq Vet 60 Times http://abcnews.go.com/US/tucson-swat-team-defends-shooting-iraq-marine-veteran/story?id=13640112

D.C.: Teen shoots D.C. police officer in Northeast http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/may/21/teen-shoots-dc-police-officer-northeast/

Oklahoma: Police Seek Two Men In Shooting Of Oklahoma County Sheriff's Deputy http://www.news9.com/story/14689798/oklahoma-county-sheriffs-deputy-shot-in-stockyards

Texas: Deputy’s Taser trumps woman’s sword in East Montgomery County http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/courier/news/article_a68d2022-c728-5f2d-a478-957e4136f0dd.html

Florida: Why did Adam Johnson die? Family seeks answers in Tasered man's death http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-adam-johnson-taser-20110522,0,6476522.story

Canada: Montreal cops Taser blood-covered man armed with BBQ fork http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Montreal+cops+taser+blood+covered+armed+with+fork/4823140/story.html#ixzz1N5fjwDrm

Georgia: A 34-year-old Cumming man was shot and killed by a Cobb County police officer and the department is now conducting an internal investigation.  http://www.ajc.com/news/cobb/cobb-pd-investigates-fatal-952638.html

South Dakota: At least 50 bullets fired in fatal police shooting http://www.argusleader.com/article/20110521/NEWS/105210329/At-least-50-bullets-fired-fatal-police-shooting

California: Tulare Co to pay $1.5M for deputy fatal shooting http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_18106510?nclick_check=1

Oklahoma: Off-duty deputy shoots man outside apartment http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=298&articleid=20110521_298_0_Anoffd950771

California: Police Remain Tight-Lipped About Officer-Involved Shooting http://www.ktvu.com/news/27974069/detail.html

California: San Jose airport's chief security official blasts safety plan http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_18112476

Kentucky: Police cruiser runs red light,  hits convertible carrying just-married couple http://www.kentucky.com/2011/05/22/1748416/police-cruiser-involved-in-wreck.html