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Claim filed in off-duty Wis. officer rampage

Claim filed in off-duty Wis. officer rampage

CRANDON, Wis. — In claims filed this week, a lawyer accuses Tyler Peterson’s superiors in Forest County law enforcement of knowing he was prone to violence before he killed six people and himself in an Oct. 7 rampage.

The claims, filed on behalf of the parents of a victim, accuse Police Chief John Dennee and Sheriff Keith Van Cleve of failing to supervise and control Peterson, who was a full-time deputy and part-time officer

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Murder trial of former Ohio officer under way

The Associated Press CANTON, Ohio — Prosecutors today accused a former police officer of strangling... - Full Story


Lessons learned from lethal force encounters Dr. Darrell L. Ross - Legal Issues and Concepts

Lessons learned from lethal force encounters

A study of 125 officers in 87 incidents Part 1 of a 2-part series Researched by Darrell L. Ross, Ph.D. Profes... - Full Story


Claim filed in Wis. officer rampage

By Tom Held The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Related: Experts look at a young officer's murderous rampage... - Full Story


Fla. officer: I was fired after having heart attack

By Susannah Bryan The South Florida Sun-Sentinel Related: Heart attacks on dutyDAVIE, Fla. — For... - Full Story


Appeals court uphold Cleveland officer's firing

The Cleveland Plain Dealer CLEVELAND — A state appeals court on dismissed a case filed by the Cleveland... - Full Story


Force decision-making

By Dr. Laura Zimmerman Reprinted from the ILEETA Use of Force Journal Training that mimics real-life... - Full Story


S.C. cop killer wins new trial

The Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court says a man who killed a... - Full Story


Warrant never executed for man who shot 2 N.Y. troopers

The Associated Press CANTON, N.Y. — A warrant for the arrest of a northern New York man who shot... - Full Story


TASERed man sues Pa. police

By Torsten Ove The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. — A man who says two North Braddock... - Full Story

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