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77-Year-Old Illinois Cop Killer Scheduled for Parole

July 15, 2010
On Oct. 27, 1967, Michael Gargano and two other men unleashed a torrent of gunfire at police officers during a robbery at the Northlake Bank in Northlake, Ill., killing Detective Sgt. John Nagle and Officer Anthony Perri. Two other officers were wounded.

Driver In Custody In Slaying of Tampa Officers, Search Continues for Shooter

June 29, 2010
Police have detained Cortnee' Nicole Brantley, 22, to determine the location of passenger Dontae Rashawn Morris, 24. Morris is now wanted on two counts of first-degree murder and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Parolee Opened Fire on Milwaukee Officer At Traffic Stop

June 28, 2010
Officer Chad Boyak, 34, was hit in the foot, before his partner returned fire, wounding Martin Bryant, who was fresh out of prison on cocaine and criminal trespassing charges.

Georgia Sheriff Blames 'Lazy' Officers for Improper Release of Inmates

June 17, 2010
The Clayton County sheriff is blaming the laziness of 30 corrections officers for the wrongful release of four inmates from the county jail, according to CBS Atlanta. It is possible that other inmates have been released improperly.

Prison Official Helped N.Y. Cop Killer Get Parole

June 15, 2010
Brooklyn cop killer Shu'aib Raheem won parole with the help of a prison official who testified there was only a "very, very slim" chance he would break the law if freed.

Robbery Suspect Who Led Calif. Deputies On Pursuit Had Long Criminal Record

June 4, 2010
The state parolee and robbery suspect who led police on a high-speed pursuit that ended in a shootout with Sonoma County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputies had an extensive criminal record that included battery on a police officer, residential robbery, assault with a deadly weapon.

Florida Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

January 27, 2010
Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police Department provided crucial aid to a sergeant during a gunfight with a parolee.

Phoenix K-9 Officer Honored For Rescuing Abducted Girl on Christmas

December 29, 2009
The decisive action of Phoenix K-9 officer Mike Burns resulted in the return of a 5-year-old girl, who was abducted by a parolee on Christmas Day, AZCentral.com reports.

Penn Hills Officer Killed As He Waited For Backup

December 7, 2009
Penn Hills police officer Michael Crawshaw was shot and killed as he waited in his patrol car for backup units to arrive, after responding to a crime scene, WTAE TV reports.

Clemmons Planned to Kill Schoolchildren as Well as Cops

December 3, 2009
A witness told Pierce County sheriff’s detectives that Maurice Clemmons told friends and family gathered for Thanksgiving dinner at his aunt’s home in Pacific that he planned to kill “cops, children at a school” and “as many people as he could in an intersection,” according to an affidavit filed by prosecutors.

Conservative Columnist Malkin Rips Huckabee for Releasing Lakewood Cop-Killing Suspect

November 30, 2009
Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin has called the release of Lakewood cop-killing suspect Maurice Clemmons, 37, in 2000 by then Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee a "Willie Horton moment."

Former Ark. Gov. Huckabee Releases Statement on Release of Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
The suspect in the slaying of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers was granted clemency in 2000 by then Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas. The former governor now political commentator and candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination has issued a statement explaining his decision.

Lakewood Suspect Let Out of Jail One Week Ago

November 30, 2009
Maurice Clemmons, the 37-year-old man wanted for questioning in the killing of four Lakewood police officers Sunday morning, has a long criminal record punctuated by violence, erratic behavior and concerns about his mental health.

Wounded Florida Deputy Sues State

November 17, 2009
Maury Hernandez, the Broward Sheriff's Office deputy who defied the odds by surviving a gun shot to the head during a traffic stop gone awry, is suing the Florida Department of Corrections for negligence.

Police Follow Snow Tracks To Arrest Burglars

October 30, 2009
Three parolees living in a halfway house were arrested after Greenwood Village (Colo.) police followed their snow tracks to a Motel 6.

Judges Reject California Plan to Cut Prison Crowding

October 22, 2009
The panel said California officials had failed to comply with their order to produce a plan to pare the number of state prisoners by 40,000 within two years. The judges agreed to postpone a decision on a request by inmates' lawyers to hold Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in contempt of court for defying the earlier order, issued Aug. 4.

The Fallacy of the Nonviolent Offender

September 29, 2009

As state budgets tighten all across the country, more and more people are arguing for the early release of the "non-violent" offender. That begs the question just how non-violent are these folks? The answer won't shock police officers. The answer is that most "non-violent" offenders are actually quite violent. They may even have committed violent crimes and plea bargained down to non-violent charges. And even if they are truly non-violent, that doesn't mean they haven't committed serious crimes.

Californians Ask Why Sex Offender Garrido Only Served 11 Years of 50-Year Sentence

September 1, 2009
As details continued to emerge about Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged kidnapper, questions intensified Monday over how Phillip Garrido could have served only 11 years in prison after a 1976 rape and kidnapping for which he had been given a 50-year federal sentence as well as a life term in Nevada.

N.C. Felon Permitted to Own Gun

September 1, 2009
A state law barring felons from owning firearms unfairly prevented a Garner man from owning guns, the N.C. Supreme Court ruled Friday, thrusting the court into the national debate over gun ownership.

UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.
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