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Week 335
June 1, 2007

Md. CO killer attempts
courthouse escape
BALTIMORE, Md. — A state prison inmate from Baltimore accused of killing a correctional officer, kidnapping a hospital visitor and carjacking a taxi driver leaped from his courtroom chair yesterday in an escape attempt before security personnel tackled him ... Full Story

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Md. trooper nearly shot by passenger who disarmed him
[Cumberland, MD]

Calif. officer's killer threatened others with retaliation
[Newark, CA]

Drug bust turns deadly in Utah
[Ogden, UT]

Houston officer cleared in traffic stop shooting
[Houston, TX]
PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

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Posted in response to this report that the shooting death of two auxiliary NYPD officers was "minutes from being prevented."

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Champion Rounds Out Metal Target Line With .22 Single Spinner Target

Use of Taser on bound Md. man raises questions of policy
[Seat Pleasant, MD]

N.M. deputy saves drowning toddler
[Albuquerque, NM]

2 Md. officers injured in Beltway pileup
[Forestville, MD]

Penn. police cruiser collision leaves child dead
[Allentown, PA]
Officer Down

Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson
Fort Worth, Texas

Tex. game warden drowns
during search and rescue

End of Watch: May 30, 2007

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