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Video: L.A. Deputy Punches Woman on Bus

January 11, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was captured on video punching a woman who had unleashed an expletive-laced tirade on a Metro bus in Bellflower.

Man Invades Chicago Station with AR-15

November 28, 2011
A man was hospitalized for medical evaluation after walking into a West Side Chicago police station on Thanksgiving—armed with a fully-loaded rifle and declaring martial law.

Report: Mentally Ill Can Buy Guns with Ease

November 15, 2011
The mentally ill, substance abusers, and other dangerous individuals have freely purchased firearms because nearly 90% of states fail to send all necessary information to a federal database used to run background checks for gun buyers, according to a new report.

Two Calif. Cops Face Felony Charges In Beating Death

September 21, 2011
Orange County prosecutors today filed felony charges against two of the six Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers involved in the fatal beating of a homeless man in July, the district attorney's officer announced.

Video: Exonerated N.J. Cop Seeks Job Back

August 6, 2011
A Passaic (N.J.) Police Department officer who has been suspended without pay for two years is expected to rejoin the force, after he was exonerated of using excessive force on a schizophrenic man.

N.J. Cop's Arrest of Mentally Ill Man

August 6, 2011

Passaic (N.J.) PD's Officer Joseph Rios was suspended in June of 2009, following his altercation with Ronnie Holloway, a 49-year-old schizophrenic he arrested at Main Avenue and Summer Street. The officer had ordered him to zip up his sweat shirt.

California Seizes 1,200 Illegally Possessed Firearms

June 18, 2011
California law enforcement agents have seized 1,200 firearms from people legally barred from owning them because of mental illness or restraining orders.

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.

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.

Woman Accused of Killing Ore. Officer Suffered from Schizophrenia

April 26, 2011
Cheryl Dawn Kidd, 56, was arraigned on Monday in Lane County Circuit Court on an aggravated murder charge in the killing of Officer Chris Kilcullen during an attempted traffic stop.

Texas Mental Health Cuts Shift Burden to Cops

March 13, 2011
Texas law enforcement officers say the number of mental health calls they respond to "is snowballing."

Michigan Cop's OIS Saved Man's Mother

March 7, 2011
Norton Shores PD's Cpl. Matthew Rhyndress fatally shot the agitated, suicidal Benjamin Arthur Kukulka. The shots likely saved Polly Kukulka from serious injury or death.

Loughner Pleads Not Guilty In Tucson Shootings

January 24, 2011
Appearing in U.S. District Court, Loughner at times scrunched his face, at other times laughed openly as if hearing a private joke while attorneys discussed the case.

Suspect Who Shot 18 In Arizona Had 'Troubled Past'

January 8, 2011
Jared Lee Loughner is said to have posted online commentary about government "mind control" and illiteracy. He has had several contacts with law enforcement and made prior threats. "There's reason to believe this individual may have a mental issue," according to Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik.

Man Who Ambushed Ohio Deputy Had Similar Confrontation In 2001

January 3, 2011
Michael Ferryman, 57, who fatally shot Deputy Suzanne Hopper and then died in a gun fight with officers from five agencies, fired at Morgan County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputies from inside a trailer in 2001.

Shots Fired: Portland, Oregon 12/14/1996

December 21, 2010

After a mentally ill woman fired on a paramedic responding to her call that she ingested poison, Portland Police Officer Scott Westerman was tragically forced to counter her attack.

Off-Duty Capitol Police Officer Stops Schizophrenic Shooter

December 20, 2010

As the officer got into his Dodge Ram truck, the man with the duty belt started firing on his vehicle. Thornton lay down along the front seat as glass from his truck's windows shattered around him. He kept peering up to check the assailant's location.

CHP Arrests Mentally Unstable Man, After Bridge Standoff

November 11, 2010
When California Highway Patrol officers arrived, Carlos-Valentino was brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, which he threw into the water below. He later said it was a pellet gun.

Vermont Man Who Threatened Officer With Knife 'Wanted to Die'

September 30, 2010
A 19-year-old man will face felony assault charges and undergo a psychiatric evaluation after he tried to assault a Battleboro (Vt.) police officer with a knife.

Slain Alaska Officers Encountered Suspect In Earlier Violent Arrest

August 31, 2010
The officers followed Marvin to his home, where he ambushed them in an alley and physically attacked them. Both officers drew their guns and eventually used a TASER to subdue Marvin, who ignored their verbal commands.
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