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Intoxicated Illegal Who Killed Houston Cop Had Six Warrants

July 25, 2011
The intoxicated illegal alien who struck and killed a Houston Police officer in late May while weaving around emergency vehicles had six arrest warrants and had been caught four times driving without a license.

Poplawski Gets Death for Killing 3 Pittsburgh Officers

June 29, 2011
A jury gave Richard Poplawski a death sentence for the ambush killing of three Pittsburgh Police officers two years ago. The panel of seven men and five women brought in from Dauphin County announced their decision at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Poplawski's Vest Stopped Police Rounds

June 23, 2011
One of Officer Mayhle's eight, .40-caliber rounds was recovered from Poplawski's vest. Investigators also matched casings found inside the home with Mayhle's service weapon.

Pittsburgh Ambush Trial: Poplawski Confessed In Phone Calls

June 22, 2011
Richard Poplawski admitted in phone calls to a friend and 911 dispatchers he was killing police officers at his home, witnesses testified Tuesday in his capital murder trial.

Trial Begins In Killing of Three Pittsburgh Officers

June 20, 2011
Deputy District Attorney Mark V. Tranquilli told Dauphin County jurors he expected the trial to last about two weeks, and said the case was about "fallen heroes and potentially fallen heroes."

Dallas Officer's Killer Won't Face Death Penalty

June 11, 2011
A Dallas County jury returned a guilty verdict against a man who fatally shot a police officer attempting to serve an arrest warrant, and also rejected a capital murder charge.

Trial Date Set for Teen Accused of Murdering St. Pete Cop

June 7, 2011
A trial date has been set for the teenager accused of killing a St. Petersburg police officer. Nicholas Lindsey will go on trial December 12 in the shooting death of Officer David Crawford.

Accused Dallas Cop Killer Says He Didn't Know Police Were at His Door

June 7, 2011
Charles Payne testified this morning in his death penalty trial for allegedly shooting and killing a Dallas police officer that after asking who was at the door and not hearing a response, he got his gun from under the couch. He then cracked opened the door and it hit him in the face.

Let's Keep an Ohio Cop Killer Behind Bars

June 3, 2011
We can help in the effort to deny parole to this cop killer by signing the online petition to deny parole for Michael Manns by visiting and clicking on "Featured Case: Cop Killer Up for Parole: Detective Sergeant William Prochazka was brutally killed in the line of duty."

Prosecution Rests in Trial of Accused Dallas Cop Killer

June 2, 2011
The last witness called by prosecutors, Dr. Reade Quinton, who performed the autopsy on Sr. Cpl. Norm Smith, testified that the bullet wound to his left eye “was almost immediately a fatal shot.”

SCOTUS Overturns Cop Killer's Conviction

May 26, 2011
The court overturned the conviction of Charles Fowler for the 1998 shooting of a Florida officer. Fowler was convicted for violating a federal communications statute and given life in prison.

Delaware Cop's Killer Gets Death

May 22, 2011
Sussex County Superior Court Judge T. Henley Graves sentenced Derrick Powell to death for the September 2009 killing on Friday.

Obama Skips Police Week, Hosts Controversial Rapper

May 15, 2011
Obama did not attend the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's candlelight vigil Friday evening. He also skipped the Peace Officer's Memorial Service on Sunday on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. President George W. Bush attended the Peace Officer's Memorial every year except one.

Texas Officer's Killer Gets 40 Years

May 13, 2011
Sergio Robles apologized to the family of the Pasadena (Texas) Police officer he killed in August 2009 in a Houston courtroom on Thursday where he pleaded guilty to murder in exchange for a 40-year sentence.

Detroit Cop Killer Gets Life

May 5, 2011
The 11-year-old son of Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff stood up at the sentencing hearing of his father's convicted killer and said, "I don't know why you had to take my dad away. I don't know why you had to do this. He was a nice man. He was doing his job."

Oregon Cop Killer's Mental Eval To Determine If She Stands Trial

May 3, 2011
The defense attorney for Cheryl Kidd, 56, gained approval from the judge to have his client undergo an evaluation at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem to determine if she is fit to stand trial for fatally shooting Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Gets New Sentencing Hearing

April 26, 2011
Mumia Abu-Jamal was awarded a new sentencing hearing today by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, but an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court appears likely by the district attorney.

Parole Board Denies Appeal for Miss. Sheriff's Killer

April 13, 2011
For the fifth time since the killing of Marshall County (Miss.) Sheriff Osborne Bell, Bart Mease has been denied parole. The state's Parole Board declined Mease's appeal in the 1986 shooting death of Sheriff Bell during a traffic stop.

California Man Gets 14 Years for Officer's Shooting

April 13, 2011
Krist Antonio Wiggins' sentence was the longest possible based on verdicts by juries, who convicted Wiggins of involuntary manslaughter plus a "special allegation" that he discharged a firearm.

Social Media Helps Capture Ga. Cop Killer

March 28, 2011
Police agencies and a former University of Georgia football player posted messages for Jamie Hood and contacted him via Facebook, underlining the growing role of social media sites serving law enforcement.
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