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Video: Virginia Officer Killed in Shootout with Ex-con

June 2, 2014
A Virginia teen was shot by an ex-con, who went on to shoot two Norfolk (Va.) officers, killing one, before being killed by police.

Virginia Officer Killed in Shootout with Ex-con

June 2, 2014

An ex-con in Virgina gunned down a teenager returning from graduation then fled, having a shootout with police. One officer was killed and another wounded before the gunman was killed by police.

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Death Penalty Dropped in Virginia Officer's Killing

March 25, 2014
Before Monday, prosecutors had been seeking the death penalty in their case against Perry, who is accused of killing Norfolk, Va., police officer Victor Decker in 2010. But Monday morning, they told a judge they don't have enough evidence to make that case.

Va. Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Struck Officer

May 21, 2013
Norfolk (Va.) Police shot and killed the driver of a cream-colored Mercedes who struck an officer in a bank parking lot on Monday.

The Tragedy of Training Accidents

April 16, 2013

When an officer is shot and killed in a training session, odds are some other officer pulled the trigger. The result is devastating for the officers of the agency involved and for the friends and families of both officers.

Man Charged In Va. Cop's 2010 Slaying

July 2, 2012
Virginia Beach Police have charged a serial armed robber with first-degree murder in the death of an off-duty Norfolk officer.

Widow Claims Head Blows Caused Recruit's Death

August 19, 2011
The widow of a Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit who died after defensive tactics training has sued departmental leaders and trainers, claiming that repeated blows to the head caused the death of John Kohn.

Former Va. Chief Was Briefed On Recruit's Death, Acting Chief Says

April 7, 2011
Marquis, who retired in late February, initially didn't mention the head blows received by Kohn, and later said, "I think someone on my staff … should have advised me more thoroughly than I was."

Virginia Agency Bans Head Strikes, Following Recruit's Death

March 18, 2011
The Norfolk (Va.) Police Department has revamped its defensive tactics training, so cadets will no longer be required to endure strikes to the head or defend themselves when they are exhausted

Virginia Chief Involved In Recruit's Death Retires

February 24, 2011
City Manager Marcus Jones credited Chief Marquis with the ability to get things done, and added that he couldn't think outside his office. The city is now working out a severance package with the former chief.

Virginia Chief On Hot Seat After Training Death

February 2, 2011
There have been public calls for the firing of Marquis and one council member said publicly he has lost faith in the chief for the way he handled the death of John Kohn, 40.

Shots Fired: Norfolk, Virginia 04/15/2007

January 21, 2011

Non-cops might generously color such cognitive powers as acts of "intuition;" others less taken with the idea of extra sensory perception are more apt to dismiss them as some form of "profiling." By any name, Investigator Christopher Scallon had it working for him the night of April 15, 2007.

DT Training Injury Caused Death of Virginia Recruit

December 29, 2010
Recruit John Kohn, 40, was wearing protective headgear when he banged heads with another recruit as they were moving through doors in the training area.

Virginia Police Recruit's Widow Denied Benefits

December 22, 2010
The widow of 40-year-old Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit John Kohn is not entitled to receive any death benefits, after her husband died during police training.

Virginia Recruit Injured In Training Dies

December 21, 2010
A Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit has died nine days after he was injured during training. John Kohn, 40, died Saturday. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Slain Virginia Officer Always Tried to Help People

October 30, 2010
Victor Decker, 25, was found fatally shot by the side of a road in Virginia Beach earlier in the week. The officer was off duty when slain, but wearing his badge around his neck.

Female LEO Hiring Campaigns

October 19, 2010
Many agencies shy away from targeting specific groups due to fear of liability. However, there is a clear difference between target recruiting and target hiring. Surely, an agency can't promote they're hiring from within one specific group. However, there's nothing wrong with engaging in a specific campaign to encourage qualified females to apply.
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