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GPS Monitoring Does Not Prevent Parolees from Committing Crimes

July 22, 2014
Statistically, GPS monitoring is promising. But that's little comfort to the families of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers killed by an ex-con who took off his GPS in a bid to ambush cops.

Sister of Lakewood Four Killer Leaves Prison Early

July 17, 2012
The sister of the man who killed four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers and who helped her brother elude capture was released from prison early on Monday. LaTanya Clemmons served more than two years of a five-year sentence relating to the November 2009 manhunt.

Lakewood Cop Accused of Stealing From Fund of Fallen Four

February 9, 2012
A Lakewood (Wash.) Police officer allegedly embezzled about $150,000 intended for the families of the four officers killed in a coffeehouse shootout in 2009, spending some of the money on a Las Vegas trip and REI shopping spree.

Shots Fired: Seattle, Washington 11/30/2009

August 19, 2011

On Saturday Nov. 29, 2009, Seattle patrol officer Benjamin Kelly learned about the murders of four Lakewood, Wash., officers. From the time he got up, Kelly kept tabs on the investigation's progress and by nightfall had learned that one Maurice Clemmons was the prime suspect.

Face to Face with the Lakewood Cop Killer

June 22, 2011

Officer Ben Kelly of the Seattle Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (March 2010) for finding and engaging the man who murdered four Lakewood (Wash.) PD officers at a coffee shop. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Is Law Enforcement Entering a Deadly New Era?

April 1, 2011
The spike in duty deaths has occurred despite the many advancements in police training, equipment (particularly protective armor), and emergency medical trauma care. What does appear to be occurring is more and more criminals are showing an increasing willingness to engage police in armed confrontations.

Memorials Honor Four Fallen Lakewood Officers

November 29, 2010
A Lakewood PD sergeant describes the memorials dedicated to his fallen colleagues a year after they were murdered by Maurice Clemmons at Forza Coffee.

Lakewood Police Dedicate Memorial

November 29, 2010

One year after a gunman murdered four Lakewood (Wash.) PD officers at a Seattle-area coffeehouse, two memorials have been dedicated in their honor at the coffee shop and the police station. Watch this KING 5 News report on the station dedication.

National Police Week: What They Left Behind

May 13, 2010

The names of almost 19,000 law enforcement men and women have been added to the curving, 304-foot marble walls of the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. The officers and families who knew them arrived at the memorial during National Police Week to pay tribute by leaving roses, photos, wreaths, a SWAT helmet, a duty flashlight, and other personel items.

Four Slain Washington Officers Among 14 Honored

May 7, 2010
The four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers killed in a November ambush were among the 14 Washington officers given the state's Medal of Honor at a ceremony on the eve of National Police Week.

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.

Seattle Police Officer Ben Kelly Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 8, 2010
"I told him, 'You caught the suspect responsible for the worst police massacre in Washington state history. You need to take a deep breath and soak that in,'" recalled Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

Inquest Panel Rules In Favor of Seattle Officer

April 7, 2010
A six-person panel deliberating about Seattle police officer Benjamin Kelly's shooting of Lakewood cop killer Maurice Clemmons has returned a unanimous finding in favor of the officer on 18 of the 19 questions and neutral on the remaining one.

Seattle Officer Describes Shooting of Lakewood Police Killer Clemmons

April 6, 2010
Two days after he was struck by a bullet from one of four officers he shot in a coffee shop ambush, Maurice Clemmons was struck by four of seven bullets fired by Seattle police officer Benjamin Kelly, who described the shooting at an inquest today.

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.

Police Ambush Murders

January 5, 2010

Ambush murders are perhaps the cruelest and most inexplicable of law enforcement deaths. Often, they are not a means to an end, but an end in and of itself, an event consciously orchestrated with no purpose other than the killing of an officer.

NYPD Officers' Car Burglarized in Seattle After Lakewood Memorial

December 15, 2009
The officers stopped by Pike Place Market before returning to New York. While their rental car was parked nearby, thieves broke into the 2010 Ford Explorer and ripped off all their luggage, including the uniforms they wore to the memorial.

Lakewood Officers Return To Reopened Parkland Coffeehouse

December 14, 2009
Lakewood police Sgt. Mark Eakes was the first customer served at the Forza Coffee Company drive-thru on Saturday, as the coffeehouse re-opened less than two weeks after four officers from the department were shot.

Lakewood Police Memorial

December 8, 2009

Nearly 20,000 officers from Washington state, the nation, and Canada gathered at the Tacoma Dome to pay homage to the service of the four Lakewood Police Department officers who were killed in a coffeeshop in late November, before their shift. The memorial service featured tributes to Sgt. Mark Renninger, Tina Griswold, Ronald Owens, and Greg Richards. The officers were remembered for their commitment to public service.

Lakewood Memorial Honors Fallen Heroes

December 8, 2009
Nearly 20,000 members of law enforcement gathered at the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday to honor their fallen brothers and sister during a memorial ceremony that reinforced the dangers of patrol duty.
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