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New York Prison Escapee Matt Killed, Police Pursuing Cop Killer Sweat

June 26, 2015
Richard Matt, one of two escaped murderers from an upstate New York prison, has been shot and killed by police.Officers involved in a nearly three-week manhunt are pursuing fugitive cop killer David Sweat, a law enforcement source briefed on the investigation told CNN this afternoon.

Prison Worker May Have Aided New York Cop Killer's Escape, 2 Murderers Still at Large

June 8, 2015
The escapees are David Sweat, 34, and Richard Matt, 48. Sweat was serving a life sentence for murdering Broome County (N.Y.) Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia who happened upon Sweat and others after they had robbed a firearms store. Matt was imprisoned for the kidnapping, murder and dismemberment of a man who had fired him from his job at a food warehouse.

Man Gets Life for Gunning Down Off-Duty Philly Officer

June 4, 2015
A parolee who gunned down an off-duty Philadelphia Police officer during a robbery gone wrong has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Marquette University Removes Mural of FBI Fugitive Who Killed Trooper

May 19, 2015

Marquette University in Wisconsin quickly removed a mural on campus that had generated outcry over the weekend because of its subject: a woman on the FBI's most wanted list who was convicted in a New Jersey state trooper's 1973 murder, escaped prison and fled to Cuba. More Here.

Video: University Removes Mural Celebrating Fugitive Cop Killer

May 19, 2015
Marquette University has removed a mural that celebrated Assata Shakur, a convicted cop killer who is on the FBI's Most Wanted list under her birth name, Joanne Chesimard.

Suspected Shooter of Slain Mississippi Officers Could Face Death Penalty

May 12, 2015
Accused shooter Marvin Banks has mental problems and is addicted to drugs, appearing high in photos after he was arrested, his mother said Monday.

Slain Mississippi Officers Mourned, 4 Suspects to Appear in Court

May 11, 2015
One of the slain officers was shot in the face and the other under his vest, according to Commissioner of Public Safety Albert Santa Cruz.

Utah Jury Finds Woman Guilty of Murder in Killing of Sgt. Cory Wride

May 11, 2015

Grunwald was found guilty of 11 of the 12 charges she faced. The only charge the jury acquitted her on was attempted aggravated murder involving a Utah Highway Patrol trooper whom prosecutors said was shot at during a high-speed chase on I-15 on Jan. 30, 2014. More Here.

Video: Utah Jury Finds Woman Guilty of Murder in Killing of Sgt. Cory Wride

May 11, 2015
Grunwald was found guilty of 11 of the 12 charges she faced. The only charge the jury acquitted her on was attempted aggravated murder involving a Utah Highway Patrol trooper whom prosecutors said was shot at during a high-speed chase on I-15 on Jan. 30, 2014.

Convicted Cop Killer Gets New Trial in Boston Detective's Death

May 7, 2015
A Suffolk Superior Court judge has delivered a stinging rebuke to the leaders of Boston's law enforcement community who oversaw the 1993 murder investigation of Detective John J. Mulligan, ruling the investigation was tainted by corrupt detectives and marred by prosecutorial failures.

Texas Inmate Facing Execution Wins Reprieve From State Judge

April 29, 2015
A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.

Texas Executes Second Cop Killer in Seven Days

April 16, 2015
Manuel Fernando Garza Jr., 34, struggled with Officer John Anthony “Rocky” Riojas, 37, in February 2001, gained control of his gun and fired once into his forehead.

Man Wanted for 1971 Cop Killing Says He Wants to Return from Cuba

April 10, 2015
The 1971 shooting in which Hill is accused occurred during a traffic stop on a stretch of Interstate 40 west of Albuquerque known as Nine Mile Hill on Nov. 8. Hill and his two accomplices – Michael Finney and Ralph Goodwin (both now deceased) – belonged to a black militant separatist group known as Republic of New Afrika. They were headed east from California with a car loaded with weapons for the movement.

Convicted Killer of Dallas-Area Police Officer Set to Die

April 9, 2015
No new appeals are pending as Sprouse's lethal injection scheduled for Thursday evening approaches. He was convicted of the 2002 death of Ferris Police Officer Harry Marvin "Marty" Steinfeldt III.

Video: Berkeley Students Want to Rename Campus Building for Convicted Cop Killer, Black Panther

March 27, 2015
The University of California, Berkeley's Black Student Union has requested a building be named after a member of the Black Panthers who was once convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper.

UC Berkeley Students Want to Rename Campus Building for Convicted Cop Killer, Black Panther

March 27, 2015

The issue of race has the University of California, Berkeley campus buzzing, after a student group requested a building be named after a member of the Black Panthers who was once convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper. More Here.

The Story of One of America's First Documented Cop Killings

March 24, 2015
According to the hand-written murder indictment found at the Westchester County Archives in Elmsford, Ryer held two pistols "charged with gunpowder," each containing "one Leaden Bullet." As the confrontation escalated, Ryer "willfully," and with "malice... did shoot and discharge" the weapon in his left hand, resulting in "one mortal wound of the depth of five inches and of the breadth of half an inch" in Smith's chest," the indictment says.

Cuba Says It Will Never Extradite Fugitive Cop Killer to U.S.

March 19, 2015
Officials in New Jersey, led by Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez, ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, have demanded that Cuba return Chesimard before the U.S. takes any further steps to normalize relations with the communist government.

Alaska Man Gets 99-year Sentence for Officer's Murder

March 2, 2015
A man has been sentenced to 99 years in jail for killing unarmed Alaska Village Public Safety Officer Thomas Madole on March 19, 2013

California Murder Suspect Confesses in Court: "I Killed Them Cops"

February 4, 2015
“I killed them cops,” Bracamontes said, as Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White stepped down from the bench. “I did it … I’m guilty … I want a date of execution.”
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