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Utah Officials Say Mandatory Death Penalty for Cop Killers Unconstitutional

Following the recent murder of two law enforcement officers in separate incidents in Utah, some have called for mandatory death penalty for individuals convicted of killing a police officer. But some in the Beehive State say that such a measure would be unconstitutional.

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Body Camera Reportedly Captured Murder of Mississippi Officers

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Agent Luke Harrington testified in a preliminary hearing for 26-year-old Marquis Flowers, who is charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of Brookhaven Cpl. Zach Moak and Patrolman James White on Sept. 29.

Is a Rational, Reasonable Approach to Immigration Enforcement Possible?

Following the murder of Corporal Ronil Singh, elected officials and law enforcement leaders across California are pointing to legislation friendly to illegal immigrants as the reason an illegal immigrant was able to murder the officer in cold blood.

Texas Executes Inmate whose Escape and Crime Spree Led to Officer's Murder

"Whatever participation he had, he went along with it," said Seagoville police Sgt. Karl Bailey, a long-time friend of the Hawkins family. "The whole thing was sparked by the escape from prison, the burglaries - it was a crime spree."

Suspect's Family Pens Facebook Letter to Widow of Utah Officer He Reportedly Murdered

The family of Felix Calata, the man who police say ran over South Salt Lake officer David Romrell Saturday, has posted an open letter on Facebook to Romrell's widow.

Parolee Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Cases of California Sheriff's Sergeant

Trenton Trevon Lovell is charged with the execution-style killing of Sergeant Steve Owen.

Man Gets Life Without Parole for Killing Tennessee Officer

Tremaine Wilbourn was sentenced by a jury Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the murder of Memphis, TN, police officer Sean Bolton.

Wife of Slain Officer Removed from Appeal Hearing for Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

During a hearing to determine whether or not to extend the appeal hearing of Mumia Abu-Jamal in the fatal 1981 shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, Maureen Faulkner—the officer's widow—rose to her feet to sternly address the judge.

Judge Says Accused Cop Killer Mentally Fit for Death Penalty if Found Guilty

A judge in California has ruled that the man accused of killing two officers with the Palm Springs Police Department in an ambush attack is mentally fit to face the death penalty if he is found guilty at trial.

Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing Virginia Officer Gets Life in Prison

A deadlocked jury has resulted in Army Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton—who was convicted of capital murder last month for killing his wife and a Prince William County (VA) police officer—likely spending the rest of his life in prison, rather than being given a death penalty.