By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 09/30 — For the second time this year, a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire.
DENVER (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A Denver-area school where a shooting killed a teenager and wounded eight other students was without a resource officer because of a canceled sheriff’s office contract.Read more »
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) 04/26 — Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.Read more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) 02/20 A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week has received a posthumous promotion.
Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Wednesday at the funeral of Brian Simonsen that he has been promoted to the rank of detective first grade.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — A robbery suspect with a long rap sheet and a habit of bizarre stunts was charged Wednesday with murder in the death of a New York City police detective struck by friendly fire while responding to a stick-up Tuesday night.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, STEPHEN R. GROVES and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/13 — The New York Police Department is mourning a detective killed by friendly fire as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun.