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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.

Maryland Hostage Standoff Captured on Video

January 28, 2011
After the suspect slipped, the hostage ran and six officers opened fire, creating a cross-fire that resulted in one officer being struck in the leg by friendly fire.

Maryland Bank Robber Takes Hostage

January 28, 2011

A bank robber exited a Maryland bank on Friday with a gun pointed to the head of a hostage and, after his hostage broke free, was fatally shot by six Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers, while news helicopters captured the incident on video.

Massachusetts Officers Tackle Masked Robbery Suspect Outside Bank

December 21, 2010
The state trooper and Somerville police detective apprehended Paul Gowell, 53, on Monday after a short struggle. Gowell has been charged with two other bank robberies.

Bank Robber In NYPD OIS Refused to Drop Knife

October 14, 2010
Using a 10-inch steak knife, John Stolarz walked into the Chase branch near Madison Square Garden shortly after noon on Thursday, and demanded "fifties and hundreds." Stolarz left, when a teller told him the bank didn't have the cash.

Former Minneapolis Cop Gets 8 Years for Bank Robbery

August 3, 2010
Minneapolis Police Chief Timothy Dolan added, "Officer Carson's actions hurt many, including his victims, family and those of us who wear a badge. ... I hope that Tim Carson can get the help he needs to become a productive citizen."

Darth Vader Robs Long Island Bank

July 23, 2010
As he robbed the Setauket Chase branch, the Sith Lord brandished a weapon for a more civilized age -- a semiautomatic handgun.

Woman Who Attempted Bank Robbery In Front of Officer Tried to Eat Holdup Note

May 8, 2010
The woman attempted to rob the bank with a ransom note, but fled the bank when she noticed the officer, who then apprehended her outside of the bank.

California Customers Disarm Would-Be Bank Robber

March 9, 2010
Three people, including the suspect, Robert Gordon Lockwood, 51, of Long Beach, were shot and wounded during the botched robbery, said Lisa Massacani, a spokeswoman for the Long Beach Police Department. It's unclear how each of the victims or Lockwood were shot, authorities said.

Minneapolis SWAT Officer Charged In Bank Robberies

January 8, 2010
Police have charged a Minneapolis SWAT officer, who may be connected with as many as a dozen bank robberies during the past two weeks.

Calif. Tactical Unit Kills Bank Robber Who Took Hostages And Shot Customers

December 16, 2009
The shooting of the 47-year-old man by Shasta County sheriff's SWAT deputies ended a three-hour stand-off that involved the suspect dragging a female hostage into the bank vault.

Former NY Cop's Second Career: Robbing Banks

September 2, 2009
A former New York police officer pleaded guilty to robbing the Sovereign Bank branch in the East Village twice in 2007, with the help of his companion, who was a teller there, the New York Times reports.

Seattle Detective Shoots Bank Robbery Suspect

July 2, 2009
A suspected bank robber in a stolen truck was shot by a Seattle police detective Wednesday evening after witnesses said the man refused to exit the vehicle and rammed a patrol car.

San Francisco Police Hunt Bank Robber who Protested Bailouts

April 23, 2009
San Francisco police investigators are seeking the public's help in tracking down a suspect who walked into a downtown bank, explained that he was fed up with corporate bailouts and threatened to detonate a bomb. Smiling throughout the robbery, the suspect got away with a large amount of cash.

Bank Robber Hails Cab for His Getaway Try, Boston Officers Say

April 3, 2009
Glenn Carbonneau appeared to be in a hurry, running and waving his arms at a cab as it drove from Symphony Hall yesterday morning. The driver stopped and waited for him to catch up, thinking the man needed to tend to urgent family matters.

NC Police: Fleeing Robber Scared Woman to Death

January 29, 2009
Larry Whitfield was on foot, his getaway car wrecked, his rookie attempt at robbing a bank thwarted by a set of locked doors, according to detectives. Looking for a place to hide, police say, he found himself inside the home of a frightened old woman.

'Chatty Bandit' Suspect Arrested by FBI

October 23, 2008
A man wanted in a series of San Diego armed bank holdups, dubbed "The Chatty Bandit," has been arrested, the FBI said Thursday.

Bank Robberies

January 1, 2008

Though almost all bank robberies are investigated by the FBI, there is much that a local agency can do to assist in the prevention and apprehension of bank robbers.

Texas Rangers

January 1, 2002

If ever a law enforcement group brought to mind truth, justice and the American way, it's the Texas Rangers.

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