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Killed SWAT Sergeants Didn't Expect an AK-47

March 23, 2009
When Oakland police Sgts. Ervin Romans and Daniel Sakai burst into an apartment on 74th Avenue on Saturday, they knew they were entering a dangerous situation. After all, they were looking for a man who had already killed two police officers.

Killer of 4 Officers Wanted to Avoid Prison

March 23, 2009
According to authorities, Lovelle Mixon used a semiautomatic pistol to shoot and kill Hege and Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40, two motorcycle officers who pulled him over during a routine traffic stop.

Oakland Police Deaths: What Went Wrong?

March 23, 2009
Police and law enforcement experts will dissect the case to find out what went wrong Saturday, likely breaking the incident in two: the traffic stop that left two motorcycle officers fatally wounded, and the SWAT operation two hours later that left two officers and the suspect dead.

Bystanders Taunt Police at Scene of Oakland Cop Murders

March 22, 2009
People lingered at the scene of the first shootings. About 20 bystanders taunted police. Tension between police and the community has risen steadily since the fatal shooting of unarmed 22-year-old Oscar Grant by a transit police officer at an Oakland train station on Jan. 1.

Family's Account of Oakland Parolee who Killed the Four Police Officers

March 22, 2009
Lovelle Mixon's shocked family, gathering at an East Oakland home where the parolee had been living until recently, apologized to the officers' families and to the public, and said they don't understand what might have triggered his burst of violence.

Oakland Police And City Cope With Tragic Shooting

March 22, 2009
The mood was somber at the Oakland police headquarters Saturday evening as city officials and leaders of the force gathered to talk to the media about the day's tragic events.

Fourth Officer Dies After Deadliest Day in Oakland Police History

March 22, 2009
The number of officers who died in Oakland police's deadliest shooting grew to four this morning when Officer John Hege was pronounced dead.

Three Police Sergeants Dead, Suspect Killed in East Oakland Gunbattles

March 22, 2009
In the most horrific day in Oakland Police Department history, a parolee shot to death three police sergeants within two hours of one another Saturday afternoon.

Downtown L.A. Police Chase Ends with Suspect's Death

March 13, 2009
Los Angeles police shot and killed the driver of a sport utility vehicle early Thursday after he led officers on a chase that ended with the man ramming into police cruisers in the skid row area of downtown.

Texas Officer Killed by Fleeing Vehicle During Vehicle Pursuit

March 12, 2009
A 20-year Corpus Christi Police Department veteran likely was setting out spikes to flatten the tires of a fleeing vehicle when it struck and killed him early Wednesday, police said. Patrol Lt. Stuart Alexander was hit by an SUV about 12:10 a.m. in a grassy median along North Padre Island Drive between Bates and Agnes streets.

Man Who Stabbed Judge Was Unfit to Take the Stand, Family Says

March 6, 2009
It was in the middle of David Paradiso's testimony in his own murder trial that the Stockton man jumped from the witness stand and attacked the judge – seconds before being shot to death by the Lodi police detective who built the case against him.

Detective Kills Accused Murderer After He Attacks Judge

March 5, 2009
An accused murderer who was testifying at his trial in Stockton was shot and killed by police Wednesday after he got up from the witness stand and attacked the judge, authorities said.

Pennsylvania Man Killed After Allegedly Threatening to Slash Officer with Broken Glass

February 26, 2009
A 26-year-old Bristol Township man was shot and killed by a police officer after allegedly threatening the officer with a large piece of broken glass in his apartment yesterday afternoon.

Young Officer Becomes Seventh Philadelphia Cop Killed in Three Years

February 19, 2009
Another seemingly random shooting in North Philadelphia on Friday night claimed the life of yet another city police officer and cost the Northeast another son, brother, husband, father-to-be, neighbor and friend.

Minneapolis Cops Kill Car Thief Suspect as He Barrels Toward Them

February 5, 2009
A suspected car thief fleeing police sped toward other officers and was shot and killed early this morning in north Minneapolis by the targeted officers, authorities say.

Former Officer Charged with Murder in BART Shooting

January 14, 2009
Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer arrested on suspicion of murdering an unarmed passenger on an Oakland train platform early New Year's Day, waived extradition at a Nevada hearing and will be returned to Alameda County today.

BART Police Complete Slaying Probe, Forward Results to D.A.

January 13, 2009
BART police wrapped up their preliminary investigation Monday of the officer-involved shooting New Year's Day of an unarmed man in Oakland and have forwarded the case to the Alameda County district attorney's office, officials said.

New Hampshire AG's Report Says Concord Sergeant Broke No Laws in Training Accident Shooting

January 13, 2009
The New Hampshire attorney general's office issued a final report yesterday reaffirming its conclusion that a Concord police sergeant broke no laws when he accidentally shot and wounded another officer during a training session in May.

San Antonio Sees Rise in Justified Police and Citizen Shootings

January 11, 2009
One week into the new year, San Antonio residents and police have already used deadly force to protect themselves or their homes in three incidents, resulting in two people dead and two injured.

BART Shooting Protest Organizer Devastated by Oakland Riot

January 9, 2009
When the marchers reached the Lake Merritt BART Station around 6:15 p.m., protest organizer Evan Shamar saw things start to go bad. Marchers began kicking newspaper stands and using papers to start fires. As he saw them throwing bottles and spitting on police cars, Shamar said he wept and returned to the Fruitvale Station.
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