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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.

California Releasing Parole Violators Early

July 17, 2009
California prison officials, facing severe overcrowding and a financial crisis, have been releasing inmates who were serving time for parole violations before they finished their scheduled terms.

Philadelphia Program Helps Identify Likely Violent Parolees

July 9, 2009
As part of an attempt to fight crime, Philadelphia is now the subject of an experiment never tried in another city: A computer is forecasting who among the city's 49,000 parolees is likeliest to rob, assault, or kill someone.

Oakland Officer Removed from Life Support

March 24, 2009
Oakland police Officer John Hege has been removed from life support, three days after a parolee unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed three other officers, authorities said today.

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.

Oakland Cop Killer Linked to Rape

March 24, 2009
The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department's investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday.

Oakland Cop Shooter Person of Interest in 2007 Homicide

March 23, 2009
Lovelle Mixon was released five years later but within two months became a person of interest for the murder of Ramon Stevens, a 42-year-old who was shot on the corner of 86th and E. 14th Street.

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.
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