FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Sheriff's Spokesman Says No Specific Threats Were Made Against Lakewood Police

November 29, 2009  | 

The gunman walked into the coffee shop and shot two of the Lakewood officers as they sat down. The other two officers stood up. One officer was killed. The fourth officer fought the gunman and may have injured him. The officer was able to fire his weapon said Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said.

Troyer reiterated that there's been no specific threats against area law enforcement officers. "This is something that happened on its own, without warning," Troyer said.

Dozens of investigators backed by search dogs and a helicopter were hunting for the killer. ATF is now on the scene, assisting with the investigation.

Witnesses described the killer as a black man, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, in his 20s or 30s, with scruffy facial hair, wearing a black coat and blue jeans.

Read Full Story at TheNewsTribune.com

Tags: Officer Down, Duty Deaths, Lakewood (Wash.) PD, Officer Involved Shootings, Lakewood Coffeehouse Ambush

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Kansas Motor Officer Dies of Heart Attack
An Olathe (Kan.) PD motor officer scheduled to be in a presidential motorcade died Tuesday...
Henderson Police Officers’ Association Donates $25,000 to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
The Henderson (Nev.) Police Officers’ Association (HPOA) recently donated $25,000 to the...
Former Officer Reunites With Woman He Rescued as an Abandoned Baby 51 Years Ago
“I saw this baby sitting on the blanket and she wasn’t moving, just looking at me,...
Video: 28 African-American Memphis Officers Face Demotion
Fifteen years ago, the officers won a lawsuit against City of Memphis that found promotion...
Muslim Woman Sues Michigan Agency for Making Her Remove Face Covering
A Muslim woman filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Dearborn Heights, Mich., police of...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine