FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Did you attend any events related to National Police Week this year?



Search Result: Lakewood Coffeehouse Ambush

Displaying 21  -  40  of  49

20,000 Officers Expected at Lakewood Memorial Service

December 7, 2009
"It takes a lot of practice to learn how to fold the flags so they don't bleed," said Frank Kampsen, 63, a retired Seattle police detective who in the past four decades has attended some 50 memorial services for officers.

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.

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.

Lakewood Mourns the Loss of Four Officers

December 1, 2009
The killing of four of the Lakewood (Wash.) Police Department's original officers left the community of 59,000 shocked, somber and grieving Monday.

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.

Lakewood Police Shooting Suspect Shot by Police in South Seattle Early This Morning

December 1, 2009
Suspect cop killer Maurice Clemmons was shot and wounded in South Seattle and has been taken to Harborview Medical Center, according to a law enforcement source.

Wounded Suspect in Officers' Slaying on the Run

November 30, 2009
Police are looking for a 1997 green Mazda Millennia linked to the ex-wife of Maurice Clemmons, the suspect in Sunday's slaying of four Lakewood police officers.

Slain Female Officer Remembered as Stickler for Officer Safety

November 30, 2009
Before joining the Lakewood (Wash.) Police Department, Tina Griswold earned a reputation as a hard-charging, well-liked officer in Lacey who never let things slide when it came to officer safety. Griswold, 40, was among four Lakewood officers slain early Sunday while working on their laptops at a coffee shop.

Seattle SWAT Enters Home, Does Not Find Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
A Seattle police SWAT team this morning swarmed a Leschi home surrounded overnight but did not find suspected cop killer Maurice Clemmons inside.

Conservative Columnist Malkin Rips Huckabee for Releasing Lakewood Cop-Killing Suspect

November 30, 2009
Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin has called the release of Lakewood cop-killing suspect Maurice Clemmons, 37, in 2000 by then Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee a "Willie Horton moment."

Former Ark. Gov. Huckabee Releases Statement on Release of Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
The suspect in the slaying of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers was granted clemency in 2000 by then Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas. The former governor now political commentator and candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination has issued a statement explaining his decision.

700 Attend Vigil for Slain Lakewood Officers

November 30, 2009
The vigil was quickly arranged by leaders of a 6,000-strong nondenominational and charismatic church in Tacoma after they learned that four Lakewood police officers had been shot and killed Sunday morning.

Lakewood Suspect Let Out of Jail One Week Ago

November 30, 2009
Maurice Clemmons, the 37-year-old man wanted for questioning in the killing of four Lakewood police officers Sunday morning, has a long criminal record punctuated by violence, erratic behavior and concerns about his mental health.
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine