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

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Video: Missouri Officer Stable After Being Shot in Face at Traffic Stop

December 16, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Missouri Officer Stable After Being Shot in Face at Traffic Stop

A Pleasant Valley, Mo., police officer is stable but suffering from serious injuries after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop late Saturday night.

Several police departments worked together to track down the suspect believed to be responsible for shooting Pleasant Valley Police Officer Jacob Baldwin.

Police took 31-year-old Omar D. Maria into custody in Wyandotte County, KSHB TV reports.

Maria was arrested for a federal probation violation warrant but is a suspect in this shooting that seriously injured Baldwin.

We did some digging and found Maria is a repeat offender.

He's convicted of gun and drug charges in the past and was released from prison earlier this year after serving almost four years. He's currently under a three-year supervised release, which is a mandatory part of his federal sentence.

Comments (1)

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1

TheRookie @ 12/16/2014 6:12 PM

Wishing for a speedy recovery Officer J. Baldwin. May the Lord be With You & Get Well Soon.

Scab ran back over to Kansas before he was caught. To bad a gun battle didn't ensue with Omar getting severe lead poisoning. Now he'll go back home to Club Fed. House, 3 Meals, Job, Entertainment, Gym, Medical, Dental, Rec. Yard, Gym Court, Weight Room, etc. Life will now be even better to him. Sickening it is.

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: FL Detective Captures 9-Foot Anaconda with Stick, Bare Hands
A Florida detective responded to an unusual call last Wednesday, but it was one that she...
Nation's First Full-Time Police Crisis Response Dog Dies
During his career, Fozzie responded to homicides, suicides, fatal crashes, sexual...
FBI: Felonious Deaths of Officers Spiked 61% in 2016
The FBI's annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report says 118...
Video: CA Deputies Rescue Disabled Woman from Wildfire
For hours overnight 15 Sonoma County deputies tried to get people to safety, dodging...
Video: Minneapolis Police Lieutenant Sues Mayor for Defamation
A high-profile Minneapolis police officer has filed suit against Mayor Betsy Hodges,...

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