Police News Reports


Police News Reports

Escaped prisoner, cop killer, caught in Virginia - 08/22/2006
Escaped prisoner, cop killer, caught in Virginia

Blacksburg police officer R.S. Combs, above, and a fellow officer search a car in a parking lot near the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., Monday, for suspected cop killer William Morva, 24. (AP ... Full story

Police: Colo. man killed by cops demanded to be shot - 08/21/2006
Police: Colo. man killed by cops demanded to be shot

A man who was fatally shot by Aurora police Sunday morning advanced toward them with a long kitchen knife, ignored commands to drop the weapon and demanded... Full story

Accidental gunshots vex LAPD - 08/18/2006
Accidental gunshots vex LAPD

The iconic confrontation in American policing, in which brave officers shoot it out with armed thugs, has occurred time and again in the annals of the Los Angeles Police Department... Full story

LAPD officer wounded with assault rifle - 08/16/2006
LAPD officer wounded with assault rifle

(above) This photo released Monday shows an LAPD cruiser riddled with bullet holes after a gunman opened fire with an AK-47 on the officers riding in the car Sunday night. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police ... Full story

Terrorist plot busted: 7 ways police can learn from the incident - 08/12/2006
Terrorist plot busted: 7 ways police can learn from the incident

Travelers pass behind an officer at the British Airways terminal at JFK International Airport in New York on Thursday. (AP Photo/Ed Betz)... Full story

Hundreds protest police shooting of teen in Chicago - 08/09/2006
Hundreds protest police shooting of teen in Chicago

(above) Chicago police shot and injured a teenager after the 14-year-old pointed what appeared to be a 9mm handgun at them. Officers believed the weapon, similar to the one pictured left which was brandished ... Full story

Officer in Reading, Pa., fatally shot near City Hall - 08/08/2006
Officer in Reading, Pa., fatally shot near City Hall

(above) Officer Scott A. Wertz was shot in the chest and died Sunday in Reading, Pa. Wertz and another officer were chasing suspect Cletus C. Rivera when Rivera fired two shots, at least one of which struck ... Full story

Phoenix mayor: "These are the two monsters we have been hunting" - 08/06/2006
Phoenix mayor:

(above) Officer Mike Fischer walks to the podium, past a map indicating the area where at least two serial killers have struck, during a forum police held for Spanish-speaking members of the community ... Full story

LAPD plan worked: Four area gang members convicted of hate crimes - 08/04/2006
LAPD plan worked: Four area gang members convicted of hate crimes

(above) A Hispanic gang member flashes a gang sign as he is detained along with several others after an intense police operative cracking down on gang violence. (AP Photo /Edgar Romero) ... Full story

Police continue search for escaped Ohio suspect in officer's slaying - 07/31/2006
Police continue search for escaped Ohio suspect in officer's slaying

(above) Police continue their search for John W. Parsons, 35, who is suspected in the slaying of a Chillicothe, Ohio, officer after he escaped from a jail recreation area using a rope of toilet paper and ... Full story


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