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Florida Agency Has Paid Officer $550,000 Not To Work

February 16, 2011
Officer Kevin Kilpatrick, 41, has faced two internal investigations, been fired twice, and won his job back twice. He joined the department in February 1994.

Horse-Drawn Trolley Driver Punches Officer

February 16, 2011
Police found a half-empty bottle of vodka in Robert Warne's pocket when they searched him. His blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.07 percent when he was arrested.

Seattle Cop Who Fatally Shot Woodcarver Won't Face Charges

February 16, 2011
In announcing the decision Wednesday morning, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said he was troubled by some of Birk's actions, such as the officer's quick decision to fire. Satterberg also said he saw no malicious intent by the officer.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists used a Wildlife TASER to attempt to subdue a cow moose.

Moose Shakes Off TASER Attempt In Alaska

February 16, 2011
Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game deployed a special TASER designed for wildlife on the animal on Feb. 4, yet they were unable to stop the hulking animal. Both probes from the electronic control device failed to stick in the moose because of its thick winter coat.

CHP Officer Killed In Head-on Crash

February 16, 2011
Adams, 24, had been on duty for about six hours when the 2:15 p.m. crash occurred. He was heading northbound on a right-hand curve in wet weather when he veered into the southbound fast lane and somehow spun so that his passenger side was exposed to oncoming traffic.

U.S. Marshal Killed Serving Warrant In West Virginia

February 16, 2011
Three U.S. marshals were shot while serving a warrant in Elkins, W. Va., with state police this morning at the home of a suspect who had failed to appear in court on drug and firearms charges.

Senate Approves Patriot Act Provisions

February 16, 2011
The provisions give law enforcement access to business and library records with judicial approval. They also permit roving wiretaps on terrorism suspects who change numbers, and allow surveillance of foreign terrorism suspects who appear unaffiliated with known groups such as Al-Qaeda.

Pa. Cop, DUI Plunge Off 22-Foot Bridge During Foot Pursuit

February 15, 2011
Cpl. Dan Hahn, a 21-year veteran, was chasing Thomas Booth, 22, when Booth jumped from an overpass, landing on a roadway below. Cpl. Hahn reportedly didn't know the fall would be so severe, and followed Booth over, landing on the roadway.

Two ICE Agents Shot In Mexico, One Dies

February 15, 2011
The agents were traveling in a sports-utility vehicle, when gangsters in other vehicles stopped them. The agents were apparently identifying themselves when they were fired upon.

Ohio Officer Struck, Killed by Vehicle While Directing Traffic

February 15, 2011
A Uniontown (Ohio) Police officer has succumbed to injuries from being struck by an SUV while directing traffic near a school. Capt. Dan Stiles, 46, was struck at approximately 7:50 am. today. He was wearing a reflective vest, and the driver stated she did not see him.
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