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Week 368
January 18, 2008
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Virginia officer slain serving drug warrant




Detective Jarrod Shivers was fatally shot serving a narcotics search warrant. (Photo: Chesapeake PD)

CHESAPEAKE, VA – A 28-year-old Portlock man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Chesapeake Narcotics Det. Jarrod Shivers, an eight-year veteran on the police department and father of three.

Shivers was shot while executing a narcotics search warrant at Frederick's home Thursday. When Shivers attempted to make entry, shots were fired from inside the residence, strking the detective.

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Texas suspect shot by police after pointing gun
[Houston, TX]

4th suspect caught in Ga. officer slayings
[DeKalb County, GA]

Calif. motorcycle officer hit by van
[Oakland, CA]

Off-duty Chicago officer foils bank robbery
[Chicago, IL]


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"When will society open their eyes and hold judges accountable? We do our jobs. Isn't it time the courts do theirs?"

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NOPD return to their renovated headquarters
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Milwaukee PD increase foot patrol to combat crime
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