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

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Fla. Man Kills K-9 After Chase

February 01, 2013  | 

Florida sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a man who opened fire on them and killed a police dog in the K-9 unit.

At 8:42 p.m., Leon County Sheriff's deputies attempted to pull over Carlos Manuel Cespedes, 31, at North Magnolia Drive and Fred George Road. Cespedes then fled, leading deputies on a chase before eventually crashing into a roadside ditch near Seminole Drive and South Magnolia Drive, said Lt. James McQuaig, public information officer for the Leon County Sheriff's Office.

From there, Cespedes got out of the car with a gun and began firing. A member of the canine unit, Koda, was shot and killed by Cespedes during the pursuit. Sheriff's deputies shot at Cespedes, eventually hitting him. Neither of those deputies was injured.

Read the full Tallahassee.com story.


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

Video: Officer on YouTube Replies to Bombing Suspect's Family's Criticism of Law Enforcement
The family said it was "outraged by the behavior of the law enforcement officials who held...
AZ Officer Dies of Medical Event Following Foot Pursuit
A 58-year-old El Mirage, AZ, police officer died Tuesday after experiencing a medical...
Suspect Shot, Killed at End of Seattle Pursuit
Officers pursued as the man started firing a weapon at them, leading them to Magnuson Park...
Chicago Police Union Official Says Lawyers Using City Council as "Blank Check" Over Wrongful Convictions
Fraternal Order of Police Vice President Martin Preib spoke during the public comment...
LAPD Officer Struck by Vehicle, Seriously Injured at Traffic Stop
The officer was conducting a traffic stop on the freeway when he was struck by another...

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.
Police Magazine