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Judge: Suspect In Texas Deputy's Death Incompetent

February 5, 2013
The man who overpowered and killed a Bowie County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy during a prisoner transport assignment has been declared mentally incompetent for trial.

James Holmes To Face Trial, Plea Delayed

January 11, 2013
The suspect accused of killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater will face a trial and enter a plea in March, a judge ruled Friday.

Court: Vt. Cruiser Crusher Mentally Incompetent

January 10, 2013
The Vermont man who used his father's tractor to crush seven police vehicles has been found mentally incompetent and will receive treatment rather than face criminal charges.

Neb. Man Used Son As Shield In Fatal OIS

January 3, 2013
Omaha (Neb.) Police officers fatally shot a 31-year-old man who used one of his 3-year-old twins as a shield while pointing a shotgun at responding officers.

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.

Video: Fatal Cleveland Pursuit Suspect Arrested Dozens of Times

December 6, 2012
One of the two suspects who died in a hail of police gunfire in East Cleveland was a familiar face to officers due to some 50 contacts with police dating back to 2001.

Suspect Attempts 'Triangle Choke' On Maine Officer

December 4, 2012
A Bangor (Maine) Police officer defeated a martial arts move to arrest a domestic violence suspect on Monday afternoon.

Ala. Deputy Shot, Killed by Emotionally Disturbed Man

November 25, 2012
A Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Friday afternoon, after responding to a domestic dispute involving an emotionally disturbed man.

Suspected Freeway Shooter Arrested In Mich.

November 7, 2012
The mother of I-96 corridor shooting suspect Raulie Wayne Casteel, who was arrested at his in-laws' Wixom home Monday night, says she was worried her son was mentally ill and tried to get him help.

Portland Police Reforms Include Civilian Oversight Board

October 30, 2012
The Portland Police Bureau will establish a crisis intervention team and civilian oversight committee under a settlement agreement with the federal Department of Justice.

A Flash of Metal: Edged Weapon Attacks

October 3, 2012

A Houston Police officer who shot a wheelchair-bound man who had attacked him with a pen has been roasted by media outlets who fail to grasp the dangers of edged weapons.

Student Wanted To Kill Officer To Join Hells Angels

August 29, 2012
A North Carolina State University student was involuntarily committed last month at the V.A. Hospital in Durham after telling campus police he planned to go on a killing spree, according to a court document.

Holmes Told Peer He Was 'Bad News' Prior To Shooting

August 27, 2012
Former University of Colorado graduate student and accused mass murderer James Holmes sent a text message to one of his peers in July, asking her if she had heard of dysphoric mania.

Texas Killer Was 'Crazy As Hell,' Family Says

August 14, 2012
Family members and acquaintances of the man who ambushed a constable and engaged SWAT officers in a 30-minute firefight described him as a "ticking time bomb" and "crazy as hell."

Seattle Cafe Customer Hurled Bar Stool at Killer

June 4, 2012
Lawrence Adams is being praised by Seattle Police for disrupting Cafe Racer shooter Ian Stawicki, which saved several lives. After Stawicki opened fire in Cafe Racer, Adams threw a bar stool at Stawicki, which distracted him enough to allow several other customers to escape the cafe.

N.J. SWAT Team Subdues Suicidal Intestine Tosser

June 4, 2012
Tactical officers who arrived on the scene went off the playbook, after several attempts to subdue him with less-lethal force weren't successful. Officers used pepper spray, sprayed his face with water from a fire extinguisher, and fired 13 40mm "sponge rounds" at Wayne Carter.

Man Accused of Killing Texas Officer Hospitalized

May 24, 2012
A man accused of fatally shooting of former Austin (Texas) Police officer Jaime Padron at a north Austin Walmart last month has been hospitalized.

NYPD Cop Stabbed In Brain Lucky to Survive

April 18, 2012
A New York City police officer's doctor said the officer was "as lucky as you can get," after he was stabbed by a mental patient in the brain and survived.

Mich. Deputy TASERs EDP Who Lunged at Him

April 2, 2012
A 65-year-old man with apparent mental problems is hospitalized and an Oakland County Sheriff's deputy was injured in an incident Sunday in which the man was TASERed.

You Are Not a Psychologist

March 19, 2012

Hard-earned insight into the vagaries of the human mind can only take the average officer so far. As the psychological impairments of those he or she comes into contact with become more acute, it's less likely that an officer will be successful dealing with them.

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