“Pierce County knowingly put Deputy McCartney in the untenable position of responding without any immediate back-up,” part of the lawsuit said. “But for Pierce County’s failure to properly staff and train its deputies, Daniel McCartney would likely still be alive.”
February 16, 2021
A man accused of murdering an officer with the Weymouth (MA) Police Department in July 2018 will begin trial at the end of February.
February 21, 2020
The man accused of killing an officer with the Fort Myers Police Department has been found to be competent to stand trial.
January 23, 2020
A man convicted of first-degree murder for shooting U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry nine years ago in a case that exposed the federal gun operation known as "Fast and Furious" has been sentenced to life in prison.
January 10, 2020
A man was sentenced to serve life in prison Tuesday for the killing Oakland County, MI, Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Overall in 2017.
December 11, 2019
"Conner's Law" is named after State Trooper Kevin Conner, who was shot to death almost a year ago during a traffic stop in Columbus County, NC.
October 10, 2019
Emiliano Garcia was 16 when he was behind the wheel of a pickup truck fleeing police and a pursuing patrol vehicle struck and killed Officer Diego Moreno after he deployed spike strips to end the pursuit.
October 3, 2019
Four officers with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police filed suit against the attorney general claiming they were inadequately trained and equipped to deal with a heavily armed gunman that claimed the lives of three of their colleagues in 2014.
September 20, 2019
The 47-year-old man convicted of shooting Oklahoma Deputy David Wade to death has been sentenced to life in prison.
August 30, 2019
On August 12, 2017, State Troopers Berke Morgan Matthew Bates and Henry John Cullen III were hovering in a helicopter above the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville. As they hovered, the helicopter began to pitch up and down suddenly and eventually crashed into the ground and burst into flames, the lawsuit details.
August 14, 2019
A man pleaded guilty to all 39 charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Nogales, AZ, Officer Jesus Cordova in April 2018. Prosecutors had planned on pursuing the death penalty, but dropped it in exchange for the guilty plea.
August 8, 2019
He also was convicted of aggravated assault and drive-by shooting for leading police on a high-speed chase where he fired gunshots and tossed tools and other objects at pursuing officers.
May 9, 2019
Asked whether she regrets not speaking to the family before announcing the death penalty would not be sought, Harris said, "I did not ask for permission to make my decision."
April 10, 2019
In his petition, Jorgensen claimed he has faced disability discrimination, harassment, a failure to accommodate him and retaliation under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, citing incidents before and after the killings of his fellow officers.
February 13, 2019
U.S. District Judge James Peterson sentenced Thomas Caldwell, who sold dozens of guns without a license on a controversial website, to about three years in prison. Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was fatally shot with one of the guns Caldwell sold.
November 2, 2018