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

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Facial Recognition

Ask The Expert

Roger Rodriguez

Manager of Image Analytics

Roger served over 20 years with the NYPD, where he spearheaded the NYPD’s first dedicated facial recognition unit. The unit has conducted more than 8,500 facial recognition investigations, with over 3,000 possible matches and approximately 2,000 arrests. Roger’s enhancement techniques are now recognized worldwide and have changed law enforcement’s approach to the utilization of facial recognition technology.

Top News

Ala. City Mourns Slain Officer

February 06, 2012  | 

Photo: Mobile PD
Photo: Mobile PD

The Mobile (Ala.) Police Department is mourning the loss of Officer Steven Green, after a robbery suspect fatally stabbed him during transport.

Officer Green, 36,  was transporting Lawrence Wallace, Jr., to Mobile Metro Jail at 3:50 p.m. on Feb. 3, when Wallace assaulted the officer, and escaped with the officer's patrol car. Officer Green was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center where he later died.

Wallace, 24, escaped and abandoned the patrol car in the area of Daytona Drive and tried to hide under a residence. As officers closed in on him, Wallace fired at Officer Mark Johnson, striking him in the arm. Officers then fatally shot Wallace.

Officer Green had been with the department since May of 2010 and was assigned to the Fifth Precinct. He is survived by a wife and three children.

"It is a sad day for the Mobile Police force and for law enforcement," said Mobile Police Chief Micheal Williams in a statement. "Our sympathy certainly goes to Officer Green's wife and family."


Comments (4)

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4

Det. Sgt. M.C. Williams @ 2/7/2012 8:24 AM

Does anyone know how this went down (details about how blade was missed)? Praying for our brother's family and colleagues.

BL Smith @ 2/7/2012 1:59 PM

I read from another post earlier today that the suspect had a handcuff key secreted in a necklace he was wearing and had the blade attached to his bicep in some fashion. That's all I have seen in today's posts.

Commander Griffin @ 2/7/2012 3:11 PM

Our entire staff sends our prayers to the family of Office Green and our support to the MAPD. Your service to this Country will always be honored. RIP brother Steve.

M.Conner @ 2/7/2012 4:00 PM

Rest in peace officer. They got him.
A thank you for your service from fellow security/ law enforcement officers and the citizens of Alabama.

Join the Discussion





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

Video: Man Steals Patrol Car, Dies in Crash on CA Freeway
A man who jumped into a patrol car and sped off on the 110 Freeway died Thursday morning...
Man Shot and Killed by California Officer Tuesday Had Twice Been Ordered Deported
A Ugandan refugee fatally shot by police in El Cajon, Calif., on Tuesday had twice been...
Video: LA Deputies Refuse to Work High School Football Game After Players Take Knee During Anthem
Some Jefferson Parish, LA, deputies are refusing to work extra detail shifts at Bonnabel...
Video: LA Deputy Killed in Double Murder-Suicide
A deputy with the West Baton Rouge (LA) Sheriff's Office was killed in a double...
NC Deputy Succumbs to Injuries 10 Days After Being Struck by Vehicle
A Forsyth County, NC, deputy has died 10 days after being hit by a vehicle while working...

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