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Lakewood Ambush Families Back Away From Lawsuit

April 12, 2010
The families of the four police officers who were slain by Maurice Clemmons have backed away from a potential $182 million legal claim against Pierce County.

Houston Cop Killer Convicted In Officer's Death

April 7, 2010
During the trial, testimony described Mabry running from Abernethy after a traffic stop and then ambushing the 11-year veteran from behind a wall. The gunman then walked up to the wounded officer and shot him in the head at close range.

Georgia State SWAT Arrests Cop Killer

February 18, 2010
Ronald Cook, 44, allegedly shot Vogt because he didn't want to be arrested again for driving drunk, AJC.com reports.

Sneak Attacks

January 31, 2010

These shooters didn't know the officers they killed; they just knew they were officers. All they saw in their sights were badges.

'Onion Field' Cop Killer Denied Parole

January 27, 2010
A California parole board has elected to keep Gregory Powell, whose killing of officer Ian Campbell in 1963 was chronicled in Joseph Wambaugh's "The Onion Field," in prison.

Supreme Court Makes Mumia Abu-Jamal Death Sentence Possible

January 20, 2010
The Supreme Court threw out a 2008 ruling by an appeals court in Philadelphia that had set aside the death sentence of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The justices ordered the appeals court to revisit the ruling, which had said Abu-Jamal deserved a new hearing.

Transient Who Killed Los Angeles Airport Officer Gets Life

January 17, 2010
William Sadowski, 51, carjacked officer Thomas Scott's patrol vehicle in April 2005, dragging the officer for a quarter of a mile before striking a fire hydrant, killing the officer instantly.

Execution Set For Killer of Florida Wildlife Officer

January 13, 2010
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has signed the death warrant for Martin Grossman, who was convicted of killing Margaret "Peggy" Park, an officer with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.

Lakewood Ambush: Not the First or Last

December 3, 2009
This isn't the first time this year that multiple officers from an agency have been killed in a single incident. While I certainly hope it's the last time, my gut feeling is it probably isn't.

Clemmons' Aunt Chose to "Do the Right Thing"

December 3, 2009
Chrisceda Clemmons couldn't do that. She had to think of her family. And she knew her nephew was not well. There was the time last May at his house in Tacoma when "he got angry at something" and started throwing rocks at his neighbors' houses and cars. One hit an elderly man. Later Clemmons assaulted two sheriff's deputies.

Clemmons Planned to Kill Schoolchildren as Well as Cops

December 3, 2009
A witness told Pierce County sheriff’s detectives that Maurice Clemmons told friends and family gathered for Thanksgiving dinner at his aunt’s home in Pacific that he planned to kill “cops, children at a school” and “as many people as he could in an intersection,” according to an affidavit filed by prosecutors.

Four More Cops Killed: Where Is The Outrage?

December 1, 2009
Shortly before I retired, I openly speculated that we were on the cusp of a new era where people would increasingly bring the fight to us. Moreover, I said they would prove to be greater threats, less predisposed to "gangsta"-style shooting and actually recognize the significance of sight alignment and trigger control.

Three Men Jailed on Suspicion of Aiding Clemmons

December 1, 2009
Three men have been booked into the Pierce County Jail, accused of rendering criminal assistance to Maurice Clemmons, the man accused of killing four Lakewood police officers on Sunday.

Officer Who Shot Clemmons a Four-Year Veteran of Seattle PD

December 1, 2009
Benjamin L. Kelly, the patrol officer who killed Maurice Clemmons Tuesday, is a four-and-a-half year veteran of the Seattle Police Department who works third watch in the South Precinct.

Persuasive Appeal Helped Clemmons Win Clemency

December 1, 2009
Maurice Clemmons likely would still be sitting in an Arkansas prison cell if he hadn't convinced former Gov. Mike Huckabee and the state's parole board that he'd reformed while behind bars for a teenage crime spree.

Coffeehouse Ambush Suspect Clemmons Killed by Lone Seattle Officer

December 1, 2009
Maurice Clemmons, the suspect wanted in the slaying of four Lakewood police officers, was shot and killed by a Seattle police officer in South Seattle early this morning.

Huckabee Blames Prosecutors, Says "Heart is Broken"

December 1, 2009
Mike Huckabee, who as Arkansas governor commuted the sentence of the man suspected of killing four Lakewood Police officers, said Monday night his "heart is broken" but insisted that prosecutors and judges were derelict in keeping Maurice Clemmons from returning to prison.

Warrant Should Have Kept Clemmons Locked Up, Arkansas Authorities Claim

December 1, 2009
While Pierce County's elected prosecutor claims a decision by Arkansas authorities cleared the way for accused cop killer Maurice Clemmons' release from jail, Arkansas corrections officials say they issued a warrant in October that could have kept him confined.

Clemmons Was Deemed "Dangerous" by Psychologists, Granted Bail Anyway

December 1, 2009
“I’ll kill all you bitches,” Maurice Clemmons told the Pierce County Jail workers who were trying to book him, according to court records. It was May 9, 2009. Clemmons, 37, had been arrested after punching a sheriff’s deputy in the face. He was charged with multiple counts of third-degree assault and malicious mischief and later, second-degree child rape.

Lakewood Police Ambush Suspect Shot, Killed by Seattle Officer

December 1, 2009
Seattle Police shot and killed murder suspect Maurice Clemmons this morning, Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune. Pierce County Sheriffs had supplied Seattle and other police agencies information about possible acquaintances of Clemmons.
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