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Monday
Feb212011

Criminal Justice News Summary 02-21-11

New York: Police Officer and 2 Others Are Killed in Poughkeepse. Officer died after rescuing 3 year old child http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/nyregion/19cop.html?_r=1&ref=nyregion http://www.cnn.com/2011/CRIME/02/18/new.york.shooting/

New York: NYPD Detective Accidentally Shoots Herself in Thigh http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/local_news/bronx/nypd-detective-accidentally-shoots-herself-in-thigh-20110211-apx

Detroit: Police shootout hero Cmdr. Davis: 'I had to stop him' http://www.freep.com/article/20110219/NEWS01/102190407/0/ENT04/Cmdr-Brian-Davis-Detroit-police-precinct-shootout-hero-had-stop-him-?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Florida: Sheriff's Office investigates traffic-stop shooting http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-windermere-cop-traffic-stop-shooti20110219,0,3715042.story

Louisiana: Suspected drug dealer shot in head by St. Bernard deputy in struggle over gun http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/02/suspected_drug_dealer_shot_in.html

Maryland: A man armed with an ice pick was shot and killed by a Montgomery County police officer during a confrontation Saturday evening in downtown Silver Spring, a police spokeswoman said. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/19/AR2011021904342.html?hpid=sec-metro

California: Los Angeles judge finds confession was coerced, frees murder defendant http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lapd-confess-20110218,0,235654.story

Texas: Lubbock man dead after police-involved shooting http://www.kcbd.com/Global/story.asp?S=14065491

Pennsylvania: Spring Grove man pointed gun at officers, who shot and killed him http://www.ydr.com/crime/ci_17431821

Michigan: Police shoot, kill armed suspect. Man allegedly confronted officer with knife  http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/local/muskegon_county/Officer-involved-in-fatal-shooting

Alabama: Combined Joint Special Operations Group running 'like a well-oiled machine' http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20110219/NEWS/110219753/-1/SPORTS02?Title=Combined-Joint-Special-Operations-Group-running-like-a-well-oiled-machine-

Louisiana: Burglars steal guns, Taser, body armor from home of NOPD officer http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/02/burglars_steal_guns_taser_body.html

Georgia: Man shot self in head after deputy shot him http://www.onlineathens.com/stories/021911/new_787809185.shtml
 
D.C.: Army civilian police Capt. Andrew Poulos Jr. helped bust a counterfeiter last year who produced templates for federal law enforcement credentials and sold them over the Internet. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/16/AR2011021606668.html

Florida: The Davie Police Department hasn't let Officer Kevin Kilpatrick report to duty for seven years — but still pays him $80,275 annually http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/davie-paying-officer-to-not-work-for-7-1257821.html

UK: The Lord of War from suburbia: After dramatic arrest, arms boss faces extradition to the U.S. over claims he smuggled weapons to Iraq http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1357014/The-Lord-War-suburbia-After-dramatic-arrest-arms-boss-faces-extradition-U-S-claims-smuggled-weapons-Iraq.html#ixzz1EctMrOAn

Friday
Feb182011

Criminal Justice News Summary 02-17-11

Indiana: Deputy's 4-Year-Old Son Shot, Killed Handling Gun http://www.theindychannel.com/news/26893121/detail.html

West Virginia: U.S. Marshal Killed In Shooting Was 24-Year-Old Recent Academy Grad http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/02/derek_hotsinpiller_deputy_us_marshal_killed_in_shooting_was_24-year-old_recent_academy_grad.php

Florida: Pasco deputies identify man killed in shootout with police http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/man-shot-dead-after-firing-at-police-pasco-deputy/1152160

South Carolina: Walmart shooting likely a case of attempted 'suicide by cop,' sheriff says http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20110217/NEWS/302160054/1004/NEWS01/Walmart-shooting-likely-a-case-of-attempted--suicide-by-cop---sheriff-says

Texas: Staff Arrested Over 'Gunman' Publicity Stunt http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Dell-Publicity-Stunt-Gunman-SWAT-Team-Arrested,news-10159.html

California: Neighborhood where officer shot man beset by burglaries, residents say http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/02/neighborhood-where-officer-shot-man-had-been-scene-of-several-burglaries.html

Maryland: Theft Suspect Shot by Worcester County Sheriff's Deputy http://www.wboc.com/Global/story.asp?S=14040575

Canada: Montreal Police Shoot Man After 911 Call http://www.ecanadanow.com/canada/2011/02/16/montreal-police-shoot-man-after-911-call/

Washington: Everett Makes $500,000 Settlement With Family In Fatal Police Shooting http://www.kirotv.com/news/26888900/detail.html

Canada: Officer apologizes for ‘sluts’ comment  http://www.thestar.com/news/article/940665--officer-apologizes-for-sluts-comment?bn=1

Thursday
Feb172011

Criminal Justice News Summary 02-16-11

West Virginia:   Deputy US Marshal Dies After Shootout, 2 Other Marshals wounded http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/3_deputy_US_marshals_wounded_in_WVa_116317069.html

Oregon: Rifle discharges, fatally injuring veteran Eugene police officer at private shooting range http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2011/02/rifle_discharges_fatally_injuring_veteran_eugene_police_officer_at_private_shooting_range.html

Ohio: Uniontown policeman struck, killed by SUV . Woman says she was blinded by sun's glare and didn't see Capt. Stiles directing traffic http://www.ohio.com/news/top_stories/116272749.html

Pennsylvania: Suspect Dies After Falling From Overpass During Chase. Officer seriously Hurt After Falling http://www.wpxi.com/news/26867371/detail.html

Canada: Driver shot, police officer injured, in overnight altercation http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20110216/mtl_decarie_110216/20110216/?hub=MontrealHome

Texas: Houston Town hall meeting on HPD violence draws hundreds  http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7429201.html

Alaska: Taser fails to slow roaming  moose http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/15/AR2011021504927.html

Kansas City: Child shocked by Taser was being used as human shield, deputies say http://www.kansascity.com/2011/02/15/2658647/child-shocked-by-taser-was-being.html#ixzz1E8EDuv7H

Michigan: Obese shoplifter from Pontiac, Michigan gets stuck in doorway at Meijer: police http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/02/15/2011-02-15_obese_shoplifter_jerrie_perkins_of_pontiac_michigan_gets_stuck_in_doorway_at_mei.html#ixzz1E8EK6KN0

Wisconsin: Dane County Tactical Response Team SWAT Team Of The Year. Award In Recognition Of 2009 Hostage Call http://www.channel3000.com/news/26879413/detail.html

Washington: Woman with gun to police: 'Shoot me' http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/02/14/1545609/woman-with-gun-to-police-shoot.html Seattle officer won't be charged in woodcarver killing http://www.seattlepi.com/local/435541_shooting15.html

California: San Jose officials warn of massive police and fire layoffs http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_17397188?nclick_check=1

California: San Francisco man charged with running down police officer with stolen car http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_17396489

Nevada: Police Officers Shoot, Kill Suspect http://www.8newsnow.com/story/14038773/police-officers-shoot-kill-suspect

National: Momentum continues to build for Blue Alerts.  These are emergency notifications similar to Amber Alerts, but for a different purpose.  Instead of being used for missing and endangered children, Blue Alerts are for alerting the public when a law enforcement officer has been seriously assaulted and the suspect is on the loose http://www.emergencymgmt.com/emergency-blogs/alerts/Blue-Alerts-Become-Law-021611.html

Thursday
Feb172011

Criminal Justice News Summary 02-15-11

Washington: Police fatally shoot armed woman during domestic dispute http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014222675_copshooting15m.html

Oklahoma: Charges were filed Monday against three men who are accused of plotting to kill the Tulsa Police Department's lead homicide detective, court documents show
http://www.tulsaworld.com/webextra/content/2010/crimesite/article.aspx?subjectid=450&articleid=20110215_11_A9_ULNSbt747571

D.C.: Two burglary suspects killed in shootout with D.C. police near Catholic University http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/14/AR2011021405713.html

Texas: Off-duty Houston officer involved in fatal shooting http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7426272.html

Canada: Medical study to look at Taser research gaps http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20110214/taser-research-gaps-110214/

Kansas City: Deputy accidentally Tasers child http://www.kansascity.com/2011/02/14/2655676/deputy-accidentally-tasers-child.html

California: Suspect shot, killed by LAPD officer http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=7959536

New York: 400-Pound Woman Shoplifts, Gets Caught in Motorized Vehicle, Tasered http://www.longislandpress.com/2011/02/14/400-pound-woman-shoplifts-gets-caught-in-motorized-vehicle-tasered/

Texas: 300-pound man assaults limo driver, hit with Taser 3 times http://www.caller.com/news/2011/feb/14/police-300-pound-man-assaults-limo-driver-hit-tase/

Tennessee: La Vergne teen killed in West TN shootout http://www.dnj.com/article/20110215/NEWS01/102150314/1002/La+Vergne+teen+killed+in+West+TN+shootout

Louisiana: Lafayette officer shoots stabbing suspect http://www.klfy.com/Global/story.asp?S=14031045

Nebraska: More Details Released In Officer-Involved Shooting. Officers Called To Area To Investigate Burglary In Progress http://www.ketv.com/news/26856315/detail.html

New York: Police Horses Are Diminished in Number, but Not Presence http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/in-new-york-fewer-police-horses-but-still-a-strong-force/?apage=1

Tuesday
Feb152011

Criminal Justice News Summary 02-14-11

North Carolina: Bank Standoff Ends With High School Student Suspect Shot Dead http://www.raleightelegram.com/2011021002.html Devon Mitchell, who held several people hostage at the Wachovia Bank in Cary last Thursday, did not have a gun, a Cary Police Department investigation has revealed. http://www.indyweek.com/triangulator/archives/2011/02/13/cary-police-devon-mitchell-unarmed  A result that will haunt all http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/02/14/988272/a-result-that-will-haunt-all.html

Florida: Police kill man firing shots inside building http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/02/13/2064519/police-kill-man-firing-shots-inside.html

India: A Gurkha soldier, who fought 40 train robbers, to be honored http://xnepali.com/a-gurkha-soldier-who-fought-40-train-robbers-to-be-felicitated-in-the-republic-day-of-india/

D.C.: U.S. Capitol officer honored for saving fellow cop http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/crime-punishment/2011/02/us-capitol-officer-honored-saving-fellow-cops-life-during-storm#ixzz1DwpPyziT

UK: Mother shot twice with a Taser after she was arrested for leaving baby in car to go to tanning salon http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1356528/Mother-shot-twice-Taser-arrested-leaving-baby-car-to-tanning-salon.html#ixzz1DwshYQOc

Maryland: Man Shoots Another Man In Front Of Police . SWAT Team Witnesses Shooting Incedent  http://www.wbaltv.com/news/26851320/detail.html

Michigan: Explorers bring home hardware from state http://www.wmicentral.com/news/latest_news/explorers-bring-home-hardware-from-state/article_f5b0f028-3560-11e0-9cb6-001cc4c03286.html

Texas: Friends Remember Teen Who Shot Himself After Officer-Involved Altercation http://www.kvia.com/news/26848617/detail.html

Florida: Jacksonville, St. Johns officers fired 40 rounds in downing suspect. This was the city's first police-involved shooting of 2011 http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2011-02-12/story/jacksonville-st-johns-officers-fired-40-rounds-downing-suspect#ixzz1DwwrE3nx

Georgia: Rate of police shootings tops numbers in major cities http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-02-13/rate-police-shootings-tops-numbers-major-cities?v=1297557914

California: Deputy-Involved Shooting Leaves Suspect Injured http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/02/12/deputy-involved-shooting-leaves-suspect-injured/      

California: Ramona Ripston: A leftist Southern California icon puts down her torch. Ramona Ripston, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, will retire after nearly 40 years in the post. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0213-ramona-ripston-20110213,0,5682128,full.story