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Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Florida 10/28/2009

March 23, 2011

Kentin Dion Brooks' life had spun out of control long before his car did. Pinellas County Sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Fleming's only misgiving about the tactics of the incident was the relative proximity of Brooks' vehicle to the deputies' cars at the terminus of the pursuit. But even this is understandable given the speeds and the officers' needs to react to its sudden conclusion.

Shot Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Cruiser Footage

March 23, 2011

Watch the dash-cam footage of Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Dep. Jeffrey Newman, who performed the PIT maneuver on Kentin Dion Brooks' black Ford Mustang on Oct. 28, 2009. Brooks then opened up on the deputies with a 9mm handgun from behind tinted windows. This footage shows rounds fired by the Pinellas deputies exiting the Mustang and striking the grass parkway.

Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Radio Traffic

March 15, 2011

On Oct. 28, 2009, Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office deputies pursued a Ford Mustang driven by suspect Kentin Dion Brooks. Listen to 30 minutes of radio traffic as dispatchers and officers coordinate the multi-agency response to Brooks' campaign of vehicular terror. POLICE Magazine features the incident as the March 2011 "Shots Fired."

Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Crime Scene

March 15, 2011

Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Fleming was among the deputies who pursued Kentin Dion Brooks during his campaign of vehicular terror. Dep. Jeffrey Newman performed the PIT maneuver on the black Mustang, and then Brooks opened up on the officers with a 9mm handgun from behind tinted windows. Deputies fired 39 rounds, ending the shoreline gunfight northwest of St. Petersburg. Read the full story in our "Shot Fired: Pinellas County, Florida 10/28/2009." Photos are courtesy of PCSO.

Shots Fired: Bloomfield, Vermont 08/19/1997

February 25, 2011

New Hampshire State Trooper Charles West halted a town's troubled resident who had killed two officers and a newspaper editor during a murderous rampage while armed with an AR-15 and ballistic vest.

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.

Shots Fired: Portland, Oregon 12/14/1996

December 21, 2010

After a mentally ill woman fired on a paramedic responding to her call that she ingested poison, Portland Police Officer Scott Westerman was tragically forced to counter her attack.

Shots Fired: Acworth, Georgia 03/21/2007

November 29, 2010

As a narcotics interdiction officer, Van Alstine knew he'd put a damper on quite a few illicit operations. But when it came to speculating just which dope-slinger could be talking about killing him, he was at a loss.

Shots Fired: Mission Viejo, California 03/09/2008

October 31, 2010

Two Orange County deputies stood between a mall robber and his desperate bid for freedom.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Ariz., Crime Scene Photos

September 27, 2010

Det. James Peters of Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD SWAT responded to a Safeway grocery on April 23, 2006, following a multi-agency pursuit of suspect Daniel Brown, who had scuffled with a patrol officer while attempting to steal a BMW. Brown then jacked a Krispy Kreme delivery truck and led officers to the Safeway, where he crashed through the front doors and then took a senior citizen hostage with a handgun. Peters ended the threat with two well-placed shots. Read the full story of this "Shots Fired." Photos courtesy of Scottsdale PD. Warning: Gallery contains a graphic image.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Arizona 04/23/2006

September 27, 2010

This month, you're receiving an enhanced "Shots Fired" from POLICE Magazine. In addition to the usual gripping storytelling, we've also embedded links to the radio dispatch traffic, overhead thermal-image view from the helicopter and photos from the crime scene. Enjoy.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Ariz., Helicopter View Footage

September 27, 2010

Multiple law enforcement agencies pursued auto-theft suspect Daniel Brown in the Scottsdale, Ariz., area after he stole a Krispy Kreme truck. Part of the pursuit was captured via the thermal images taken from a Phoenix PD helicopter. Read our "Shots Fired" feature article on the incident.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Ariz., Radio Traffic

September 13, 2010

On April 23, 2006, Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD officers pursued suspect Daniel Brown, who was driving a stolen Krispy Kreme truck. After officers hit his vehicle with a spike strip, Brown drove the limping vehicle to a Safeway, where he took a hostage. Listen to 20 minutes of radio traffic as dispatchers and officers coordinate a response that involved four law enforcement agencies. POLICE Magazine features the incident as the Sept. 2010 "Shots Fired."

Shots Fired: Midway, Georgia 03/23/2010

August 20, 2010

A Monday afternoon, a small blue VW, and a one-armed man in a dress suit: Hardly the components one is apt to conjure up when envisioning a firefight.

Shots Fired: Bozeman, Montana 06/02/2006

July 26, 2010

Gottfried had made threats to his ex-girlfriend that he would kill her and any cop that tried to come between them. Lt. McLane didn't know that when he pulled him over for speeding.

Shots Fired: Cleveland, Ohio 04/10/1985

June 24, 2010

A mere eight seconds had passed between the time the uniformed unit pulled up and Paskvan's request for paramedics, time enough for the man to have sustained fatal injuries and Paskvan's life and career path to change substantially.

Shots Fired: Fontana, California 07/04/2005

May 13, 2010

The cyclist's attire suggested "gang banger" and their spot lamp illumination of him confirmed it. The rider - Camilo Morales - leaned forward and pistoned his legs faster.

Shots Fired: Jacksonville, Florida 01/26/2008

April 29, 2010

The two men continued a rapid fire exchange of rounds, the suspect standing atop the embankment and Reston struggling to move uphill toward him.

Shots Fired: St. Louis, Missouri 10/01/2007

March 26, 2010

A 17-year-old member of the 41 Delmar Mob gang stopped, spinning and opening fire on the two officers with his 9mm pistol.

Shots Fired: Reno, Nevada 02/23/1984

February 23, 2010

Hastings walked to the Fireside Lounge on the corner of Fourth and Lake Streets, dialed up his favorite federal agent on a pay phone, and fessed up to having some 13 stolen antique knives and a stolen Beretta on his person. Oh, and he wanted to turn himself in.

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