By KRISTEN DE GROOT and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 08/15 — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night,
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/02 — Three suspects were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer,
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/19 — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was killed by police during a gun battle that left an officer critically wounded.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 07/11 — It took nearly four years to bring a man to trial and less than 15 minutes for a jury to convict him in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper.Read more »
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 »
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer died Friday in the department’s third suspected suicide in less than two weeks.
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/13 — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in an off-duty attack at a fast-food restaurant died Wednesday,
By BEN FINLEY and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) 06/02 — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting,
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 »
DETROIT (AP) 05/19 — Detroit police say three officers are recovering, including one who was shot, following an incident on the city’s west side.
Police Chief James Craig said during a news conference Sunday that officers stopped a vehicle about 11:40 p.m.
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.
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 »
By CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A West Texas sheriff’s deputy was critically wounded Friday after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop,