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...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

Video: Man Shot, Killed After Vandalizing Police Vehicles

May 23, 2013  | 

VIDEO: Deadly OIS In Calif. Station's Fleet Lot

Inglewood (Calif.) Police shot and killed a sword-wielding man, after he smashed the windows of eight police vehicles parked at the agency's headquarters.

Charles Curl, 46, was shot and killed Saturday night after allegedly using an 18-inch sword that was thicker and heavier than a machete, reports City News Service.

The shooting was captured by a passerby and broadcast by KTLA. In the footage, the man can be seen walking toward an officer who crouches behind the door of a squad car.

The man was likely mentally ill, reports the Los Angeles Times.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

therookie @ 5/23/2013 6:32 PM

This perp may have been a loon, but I would not second guess these Officers. The KTLA left leaning news media act like their IA. California lawmakers should put these types in mental wards instead of spending money micro-chipping firearms.

Fed Cop @ 5/28/2013 6:37 AM

You can tell the bias of the news team just by the intro. I don't care if he "was bi-polar, and on his meds". You start walking toward me with a weapon, shots fired! The one officer standing in front of him in the video, was well withing the "fatal funnel".

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

Forensic Scientists Help Las Vegas Detectives Link Impounded Guns to Unsolved Crimes
Las Vegas (NV) Metropolitan Police Department forensic scientists are working around the...
At Least 4 Dead in London Terror Attack, Police Officer Fatally Stabbed
An apparent terror attack outside Parliament plunged London into turmoil on Wednesday,...
Video: FL Homeowner Told to Remove Police Support Flag Because It's "Racist"
A St. Johns County, FL, homeowners association has told a woman she must take down a "Blue...
Tampa Officers Exchange Fire with Suspect on Bicycle
According to police, officers stopped a bicyclist around 1 a.m. near the corner of N...
Oregon Trooper Rescues Injured Eagles
A pair of injured bald eagles in Gold Beach, OR, were recently rescued by an Oregon state...

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