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: Pennsylvania Officer Shot Multiple Times, Suspect in Custody

June 24, 2016  | 

VIDEO: Pennsylvania Officer Shot Multiple Times, Suspect in Custody

Authorities say a suspect is in custody after a police officer was shot several times in Folcroft, PA, Friday morning.

It happened around 10 a.m. on Baltimore Avenue near Elmwood Avenue in Folcroft while the officer was conducting a drug investigation behind an apartment complex.

Authorities say the 25-year-old officer, identified as Christopher Dorman, was shot at least six times in the face, back and leg, and transported to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.

Officials told CBS Philadelphia Dorman is currently in critical, but stable condition.

“Thank God the officer was wearing his vest. It may have saved his life,” police said at an afternoon press conference.

 


Comments (3)

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3

John retired IA PD @ 6/25/2016 12:18 PM

Get well soon officer Dorman.

Thomas J. Rocker Sr. @ 6/25/2016 12:29 PM

This is an everyday event, my officers are advised to approach vehicles at any time of the day or night with their pistol drawn and to react to any threat as needed. It has become open season on law enforcement. I tell my people it is better to be judged by 12 then carried by six. God help the men and women in uniform.

Bob peterson @ 6/27/2016 6:05 PM

It's sad that the article says suspect in custody. Suspect shot himself or suspect shot and killed by police sounds better and is better for society. It's rediculous to keep these thugs alive for 12 to twenty years and then execute them or let them out on technacality.

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

PA Officer Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect at Large
Officer Brian Shaw was shot in the chest around 8:15 p.m. Friday in New Kensington, about...
Baltimore Lt. Cleared of All Administrative Charges in Freddie Gray Case
Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted on administrative charges that he neglected...
WV Officer, 2 Others Shot at Burglary Call; One Dead
Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man...
Video: San Francisco Officer Donates Kidney to Stranger, Saving 9 People
Cuthbertson, a mother of a 13-year-old girl, donated a kidney this week to a stranger, and...
Charlotte Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting of 911 Caller
Courtney Suggs and David Guerra have been on paid administrative leave since Sept. 6, when...

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