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Manhunt Underway for Bank Robber who Shot Calif. Cop with AK-47

March 1, 2012
A bank robber wearing body armor and wielding an AK-47 fired six to eight shots at a Chino, Calif., police officer who spotted him leaving the bank.

Former San Jose Cop Helps ID Bank Robbery Suspects

February 16, 2012
Veteran cop Michael Nasser was on his way to the gym in South San Jose on Tuesday when he pulled into a bank parking lot and saw three men wearing dark-colored hooded sweatshirts sprint into a Wells Fargo Bank.

Shots Fired, Skokie, Ill., Crime Scene

February 8, 2012

Skokie (Ill.) Police Officer Tim Gramins pursuit of bank robbery suspect Raymond Maddox was going well until Maddox headed into a residential neighborhood and slammed on the brakes. Gramins was drawn into a deadly daylight gunfight with neighbors looking on. Maddox lacerated the officer's cruiser with a barrage of 9mm and .380 rounds until Gramins ended the fight. Read the full story in our "Shots Fired: Skokie, Illinois 08/25/2008." Photos are courtesy of Skokie PD.

Shots Fired: Skokie, Illinois 08/25/2008

February 8, 2012

Officer Tim Gramins let loose with a barrage of rounds hoping that what he might lose in accuracy would be compensated for by its suppressive nature. The only thing separating Gramins and his assailant was a windshield that was fast disintegrating from ingoing and outgoing rounds.

Pursuit In Mich. Cop's Death

December 20, 2011

The Michgan State Police released dash-cam footage from the pursuit that involved the death of Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot. Note: To view, press pause/play after sponsor message.

Shots Fired: Edina, Minnesota 11/16/2000

December 6, 2011

By ten o'clock that morning, Edina Police Officers Mike Blood and Shelby Lane were relying on parkas and hot coffee to stave off the cold when they heard a call go out for a bank robbery in progress. For Edina's finest, things were about to warm up considerably.

Accused Calif. Cop Killer Charged with Capital Murder

November 22, 2011
Capital murder charges have been filed against the bank robbery suspect who allegedly shot Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer James Capoot after a foot pursuit. However, prosecutors have not announced they will seek the death penalty.

Calif. Cop Killed by Suspected Bank Robber

November 17, 2011
Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer James Capoot was fatally shot Thursday while trying to apprehend a bank robbery suspect. Officer Capoot, 45, was shot after chasing a suspect into a backyard.

Citizen Saw Mich. Robbers Switch Vehicles, Called Authorities

October 14, 2011
While waiting to make a deposit at the drive-through ATM of the ChoiceOne bank in Ravenna, local business owner Timothy Hendges spotted the two bank robbers who later struck and killed an officer during a high-speed pursuit.

Mich. Cop Fatally Struck by Fleeing Bank Robbers

October 13, 2011
A Walker (Mich.) Police officer who deployed stop sticks to halt fleeing bank robbery suspects was struck and killed near Interstate 96 in western Michigan on Thursday. The suspects were killed in an ensuing gun battle with police.

Calif. Cop Fatally Shoots Man In Armored Car Robbery Shootout

August 24, 2011
A suspect who attempted to rob an armored car in Pinole, Calif., on Wednesday morning was fatally shot during a heist that involved two gunfights between officers and a security guard.

Calif. Sheriff Apprehends 'Bad Hair Bandit' Bank Robber

August 18, 2011
The Placer County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has arrested Cynthia Van Holland, who authorities dubbed the "bad hair bandit." Van Holland has been connected with 20 robberies or attempted robberies of banks mostly in Seattle and Sacramento.

Heavily Armed Fugitive Sibling Trio Fired on Officer, Robbed Ga. Bank

August 9, 2011
Two brothers and their older sister may be hiding in Tennessee, after firing at a Florida police officer and robbing a bank in Georgia. The incident began the morning of Aug. 2, when Zephyrhills (Fla.) Police Officer Kevin Widner attempted to pull over a white Subaru Impreza occupied by the Dougherty siblings.

Video: Army Sgt. On Leave Thwarts Florida Bank Robbery

June 2, 2011
When Army Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples returned to Sarasota this week on leave, he never expected to find himself using the combat skills he'd honed during four years in Iraq. But he sprang into action Tuesday afternoon when a bank robber hijacked his family fishing trip and pointed a gun at Peoples' 4- and 6-year-old sons.

FBI: Bank Crimes Fell In 2010

April 7, 2011
In 2010, there were 5,628 reported crimes against banking institutions compared with 6,065 violations in 2009. The 2010 data included 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, eight larcenies, and 13 extortion offenses that were reported to law enforcement.

Video: S.C. Thieves Use Forklift to Steal ATM

April 5, 2011
At least two men used the heavy equipment to lift the ATM from its footings at the First National Bank of the South on Sunset Boulevard. In the footage, the forklift operator is seen lifting the ATM off its footings and moving it toward a pickup truck's bed.

Cancer Patient Tackles Florida Bank Robber

April 5, 2011
The incident began when the female suspect approached the teller window and demanded $10,000 and said she had a gun. The suspect then turned and told bank customers to get onto the ground.

Forklift Used In ATM Theft

April 5, 2011

The surveillance cameras at First National Bank of the South in Lexington, S.C., captured a robbery of its ATM by thieves who used a forklift and pickup truck.

N.Y. Transit Officers Apprehend Bank Robbery Suspect

March 28, 2011
Officers found 21-year-old Max Schneider inside the bathroom of a train car. The officers then turned Schneider over to the Suffolk County Police Department, which charged him in the robberies that took place between Feb. 17 and March 24.

N.C. Bank Robber Tells Hostage To Call Police

February 11, 2011
A female bank employee who called 911 told the dispatcher, "We're getting robbed, and the guy told me to call the police." The man apparently jumped the teller line and demanded nothing more than the call.
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