By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/22 — A rookie Sacramento police officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviving after she was shot,
By DON THOMPSON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/21 — Newly minted Sacramento police officers held a moment of silence for a rookie gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home but they said Tara O’Sullivan’s death wouldn’t make them timid about doing their jobs.
RACINE, Wis. (AP) 06/21 — The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the man who shot and killed a Racine police officer is growing.Read more »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/20 — Sacramento police on Thursday were trying to negotiate the surrender of a gunman suspected of killing a police officer during a domestic dispute.Read more »
DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) 06/15 — A Colorado state trooper has died after being struck by a car while on the scene of an accident on Interstate 70.Read more »
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) 05/24 — A police K9 in Georgia suddenly fell ill while chasing a suspect and died.
News outlets report the Gwinnett County police dog named Eli was working with his handler in Snellville on Thursday when he began to show symptoms believed to be heat-related.
CHICAGO (AP) 05/23 — A man who bragged about killing an off-duty Chicago police officer during an armed robbery was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder.Read more »
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) 05/20 — A man opened fire on police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance in an Alabama mobile home park, killing one officer and wounding two others,Read more »
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) 05/13 — Police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari had just arrived for his evening shift when he greeted Lt.
By JEFF AMY, Associated Press, 05/07 A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs,
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 05/05 — A police officer conducting a weekend traffic stop was fatally shot in North Carolina, authorities said Sunday, adding the suspected gunman was found dead in his nearby apartment from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Read more »
By MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 04/26 — Pennsylvania’s highest court upheld the death sentence and conviction on Friday of a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another in a nighttime ambush outside their barracks in a heavily wooded area.
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/22 — Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 04/20 — A 30-year-old parole violator faces up to five years in prison when sentenced for killing a police dog, a crime that helped prompt lawmakers to increase the possible sentence in such cases.Read more »
NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) 03/20 — A sheriff’s deputy was killed in central Washington state and a police officer was shot and wounded after they exchanged gunfire with a road rage driving suspect,
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) 03/12 — State government buildings are flying U.S. and Illinois flags at half-staff in honor of a McHenry County sheriff’s deputy killed in a Rockford hotel shooting.Read more »
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) 03/08 — A man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy and wounding a woman at an Illinois hotel was taken into custody Thursday after an hourslong standoff that began when he crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway,
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.