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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.

Video: Accused Cop Killer Demands TV Cameras for Surrender

March 26, 2011
The man accused of fatally shooting a Georgia police officer surrendered late Friday, but not before telling authorities he wouldn't give up himself and his hostages unless the event was broadcast on live television.

Detroit Officer's Killer Convicted

March 23, 2011
Jason Gibson has been convicted of fatally shooting Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff, following an 18-day trial that included 447 pieces of evidence. A Wayne County jury deliberated for about three hours, and then announced guilty verdicts on all 17 counts against the 26-year-old.

Ohio Cop Killer Eligible for the Death Penalty

March 23, 2011
Kevin Randleman has been charged with aggravated murder, having a weapon under disability, a concealed carry violation, and two specifications — that the victim was an on-duty police officer and a gun was used in the commission of the crime.

Reward Reaches $50,000 for Georgia Cop's Killer

March 23, 2011
Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian was killed, and Senior Police Officer Tony Howard was wounded. Apparently, Hood shot Howard before he could exit the patrol car, and then ran. Christian pursued Hood, who then shot him through the window of the cruiser.

Suspect Charged with Murder of Ohio Officer

March 20, 2011
Kevin Randleman, 50, is suspected of firing on Officer Andrew Dunn, 30. The two exchanged gunfire at 3:30 a.m., after Dunn contacted Randleman while he rode his bicycle.

St. Petersburg After-Action Report (2 of 2)

March 11, 2011
The suspect moved the K-9 officer's deceased body 10 to 15 feet to the attic opening and placed the officer's boot in view of fellow officers. He also intentionally set a trap to lure police into his line of fire.

St. Petersburg After-Action Report (1 of 2)

March 10, 2011
There were three rapid gun shots, and the Marshal saw the K-9 officer roll off the suspect. The Marshal transitioned to his firearm and was shot twice (lower front vest and groin) and fell back through the attic opening onto the detective and onto the floor. The suspect began to fire rounds from the attic through the ceiling at officers.

Cop Killer Escapes Death, After Testifying 'It Felt Good' To Kill Sgt.

March 5, 2011
A man who confessed to fatally shooting a suburban St. Louis officer because he was white received life without parole from a jury who decided to spare his life this morning.

Fired Former St. Pete Chief Skipped Officer Funerals, Attended Cop Killer's

March 5, 2011
Goliath Davis, a former St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police chief and city administrator, said he was dismissed from his position because he skipped three memorial services for slain officers and attended the funeral of cop killer Hydra Lacy.

Ambushed Detroit Officer 'Never Had a Chance'

March 2, 2011
Jason Gibson, 26, then allegedly fired three .45-caliber rounds from inside the home at Officer Huff — two struck and killed the officer who "never had a chance," Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Thomas Trzcinski told jurors Wednesday.

Six Zeta Cartel Members Arrested In ICE Agent's Killing

February 24, 2011
Mexican President Felipe Caldéron called President Barack Obama to tell him about the capture of Julian Zapata Espinoza, a reputed Zetas cell leader nicknamed "El Piolín" (Tweety), who is allegedly responsible for the homicide of Special Agent Zapata.

Fla. Cop Killer Turns Self In, After Mom Tells Him To 'Man Up'

February 23, 2011
Nicholas Lindsay's mother said she knew it was her son, when she watched surveillance video footage posted by the St. Petersburg PD showing an African-American in a hoodie sweatshirt. The department also located two flip-flops at the scene of the shooting that are now being tested for DNA.

Parole Officer In Indy Cop's Slaying Fired

February 12, 2011
Billie Ruffner, a 28-year veteran of the DOC, apparently failed to do monthly checks on Thomas Hardy, which allowed him to go free. Hardy is accused of murdering Officer David Moore during a traffic stop Jan. 23.
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