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Articles - Departments : Shots Fired

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Shots Fired: Tallahassee, Florida 06/26/2004  

October 1, 2006

At 11:17 p.m., a 911 call came in to the Tallahassee police dispatch center. The man on the telephone identified himself as Louis Green and advised that he had warrants and wanted to turn himself in. He described himself to the dispatcher, said that he would await the responding officers at 2403 South Meridian Street, and hung up.

Shots Fired: Seattle, Washington 03/17/2004  

September 1, 2006

At the sound of McDonald's voice, Pruitt reflexively raised his Glock in the direction that his partner's speech had been directed. He looked up to see a large black male just beyond the glass, staring down at him, a waist level shotgun barrel pointed at his head.

Shots Fired: Tulsa, Oklahoma 10/13/2002  

August 1, 2006

Officer Darren Bristow of the Tulsa (Okla.) Police Department came close to avoiding the entire episode. But isn’t that usually the case? It’s the cop who stays an hour longer than he’d planned…It’s the patrolman who swaps shifts to get a day off…It’s the trooper who decides to make just one more t-stop before calling it a day who ends up having a really bad shift.

Shots Fired: Binghamton, N.Y. 05/14/2002  

July 1, 2006

New York State Troopers Shawn Dean and John Spero had been parked at the side of the highway, driver’s window-to-driver’s window, comparing notes and spooking speeders into slowing down. Dean was content with the notion that everyone was pretty much adhering to the speed limit, if only for the moment. At six o’clock p.m., it was the mid-point of his shift, and Spero’s stint was almost over.

Shots Fired: Rapid City, South Dakota 04/18/2003  

June 1, 2006

Officer Spencer O'Bryan had been with the Rapid City Police Department for more than four years when he got off work at 3 a.m. on April 18, 2003.

Shots Fired: Des Moines, Iowa 06/25/2005  

May 1, 2006

During the last hour of his shift, soon-to-be-retired Lt. Roger Sanders of the Des Moines Police Department was headed back to the station when the call of a fight at Walnut and 8th went out.

Shots Fired: Laurel, Maryland 05/14/2003  

April 1, 2006

Sims pulled into the parking lot of the apartment complex. As he keyed the microphone to advise dispatch of his arrival the environment around him suddenly changed. A cacophony of screams and gunfire erupted around him.

Shots Fired: San Diego, California 01/17/1998  

March 1, 2006

It had been a busy shift for Officer Philip Bozarth and Officer Juan Sanchez of the San Diego Police Department. They had spent the chilly early morning hours of Jan. 17, 1998, answering an unusually high number of domestic violence incidents, complaints of narcotics trafficking, reports of gunfire of ill-defined origins, and traffic violations.

Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's Dep. Jennifer Fulford came to the aid of two children inside a vehicle in a garage between her and two armed home invaders.

Shots Fired: Pine Hills, Florida 05/05/2004  

January 1, 2006

Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Deputy Jennifer Fulford had a lot on her mind on May 5, 2004. Having just paid for her wedding dress, the logistics of her nuptials were weighing on the 31-year-old deputy as she began her patrol. There was still so much to do, and time was a precious commodity.

Shots Fired: Melbourne, Florida 01/11/2004  

December 1, 2005

It was a damned cold night for central Florida. Officer Keith Cowart wasn’t getting any argument from Smokey Stapleter or Gary Markowski on that score. His fellow Melbourne, Fla., police officers had congregated with him for a windshield conference and coffee. Stapleter rubbed his arms to get his blood circulating.

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