A police officer carries an infant to a waiting ambulance following a standoff between a former police officer and authorities at a motel in Madison, Ga. (AP Photo)
MADISON, Ga. — A former South Carolina policeman holding an infant and two women hostage in a Georgia motel surrendered peacefully Monday after a 13-hour standoff.
FBI spokesman Steve Lazarus said David Dietz, 25, surrendered around 9:15 a.m. at the Red Roof Inn motel off Interstate 20 about 60 miles east of Atlanta. Authorities said Dietz was suspected of kidnapping the three Saturday night in West Columbia, S.C., while wearing a black uniform emblazoned with the word "police" ... Full Story
“We are targets...Be ready!”
One officer’s eerie induction into the Survivors’ Club
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne Contributor
In the dream that repeatedly haunted Ofcr. Jennifer Moore’s nights, the action was always the same: She and her partner are driving down one of the mean streets of their high-crime beat in Phoenix when they spot a white car that looks “wrong.” They pull it over, but before they can exit, occupants of the vehicle start shooting at them Each time, Moore bolted awake before the shooting stopped ... Full Story
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