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...

Security Policy and the Cloud

Ask The Expert

Mark Rivera

FBI-CJIS Security Policy Compliance Officer

Mark Rivera, Customer Retention Manager and CJIS Security Compliance Officer with Vigilant Solutions, served for sixteen years with the Maryland State Police, retiring at the rank of First Sergeant with thirteen of those years at the supervisory and command level. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and Secret clearance through the FBI, Baltimore.

Top News

Holmes Told Peer He Was 'Bad News' Prior To Shooting

August 27, 2012  | 

Screenshot: ABC News
Screenshot: ABC News

Former University of Colorado graduate student and accused mass murderer James Holmes sent a text message to one of his peers in July, asking her if she had heard of dysphoric mania.

Holmes told her his dysphoric mania—a form of bipolar disorder that can sometimes include paranoid delusions—was under control, but she should stay away from him because he was "bad news."

Holmes also told a fellow student in March that he wanted to kill people "when his life was over," according to court filings released last week. He showed another student a Glock semiautomatic pistol and told the student it was "for protection," reports the New York Times.

Holmes is currently being held in Arapahoe County jail awaiting arraignment on 142 criminal counts for allegedly killing 12 and wounding 38 in a July 20 shooting at a movie screening in Aurora.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

retncdep @ 8/28/2012 10:08 PM

Only one question , Does he know right from wrong? And he does. Hang him high.

[email protected] @ 8/30/2012 9:18 AM

Amazing. This guy, with an IQ that MENSA would welcome, has laid the grounds for an insanity plea over the last few months by spreading the word he was unstable. The text to the young lady was pure genius! And he was "suited up" so he wouldn't get shot when he surrendered! Lets eradicate this scum and erase his name for good.

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

2 Officers Cleared in Freddie Gray Case to Receive Back Pay
Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter will receive $96,855 and $70,523...
Video: NJ Officer Catches Children Jumping from Window of Burning Home
With choking smoke and towering flames, Sayreville (NJ) Police Department Officer Brian...
Video: Injured NC Trooper Saves Suspect from Burning Car After High-Speed Chase Crash
An injured North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper saved a high-speed chase suspect...
Confidence in American Officers on Rise, Gallup Poll Shows
Americans' confidence in the police has edged back up this year after dropping last year...
San Jose Facing Emergency Shortage of Police
Police Chief Eddie Garcia, POA leaders and city officials met for about an hour Monday to...

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