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Parolee Stood Over Stricken Oakland Motor Officers and Fired Again

March 24, 2009
Lovelle Mixon, a parolee on the run, already had shot Oakland police Sgt. Mark Dunakin and Officer John Hege. Then, as the two men lay on the ground, Mixon stood over them and fired again.

John Hege - Always the First to Respond

March 23, 2009
John Hege, 41, joined the Oakland Police Department 10 years ago after a stint as a reserve officer. He graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga and had taught physical education and oversaw study hall at Tennyson High School in Hayward.

Mark Dunakin - a Cop Committed to Oakland

March 23, 2009
Mark Dunakin, 40, lived in Tracy and was an Oakland cop for 18 years. The father of three was a graduate of Chabot College in Hayward. He was promoted to sergeant in 1999 and worked homicide cases in the criminal investigation division.

Protestors Link Oakland Ambush to BART Shooting

March 23, 2009
By late afternoon Saturday, a group of about 50 people lined 73rd Avenue, a block from where Dunakin and Hege were shot.

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.
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