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Week 433
April 13, 2009
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Retired N.Y. officer shoots cop, kills himself

The body of retired New York police officer Cecil Ramsay lies covered and surrounded with crime scene tape in his in driveway. (AP Photo)

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. — A retired New York City police officer shot an off duty officer he suspected was having an affair with his police officer wife, then killed himself in the driveway of his suburban home, police said.

Cecil Ramsay, 51, shot himself in the head after firing at a car carrying his wife and a friend, both off duty NYPD officers, Suffolk County police said. He shot Officer Edwin Chittick in the hand after accusing him of "seeing his wife," said Suffolk County Police Det. Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick ... Full Story
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Economy contributes to rise in family violence

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SWAT teams review tactics in wake of cop killings

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