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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.

Maryland Student Arrested for Online Death Threat

March 12, 2012
A 19-year-old student from the University of Maryland allegedly posted an online threat warning people to "stay away from the mall" because the student was planning to "kill enough people to make it to national news."

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."
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