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Death Threats Over OIS Prompt Atlanta Police to Issue Alert to Officers

Officer Jarius Daugherty said Atlanta Police officers have received multiple death threats after the death of 18-year-old D’ettrick Griffin, who was shot and killed by a plainclothes Atlanta officer when he attempted to steal his car at a gas station earlier this week.

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Illinois Officer Who Fatally Shot Security Guard Now Fears for his Life

An officer with the Midlothian (OH) Police Department who reportedly shot and killed a security guard—Jemel Roberson—near a bar in the Chicago suburbs now fears for his life.

Massachusetts Man Advertised for Cop Killers on Craigslist, Police Say

"I want to see people killing cops and Uber drivers in and around Cambridge and Somerville and I'll buy you a drink," the advertisement said.

Georgia Man Arrested for Threats Against Cops Posted to Social Media

Powder Springs PD spokesman Dwayne Prosser said that the investigation began over the weekend when police from Manchester, NH, alerted Powder Springs police to threatening Facebook posts.

MS-13 Directs Members to 'Take Out a Cop'

MS-13 has directed its members to "take out a cop" in a directive that has police on high alert across the New York area, according to a new memo.

Police Searching for California Man Suspected of Threatening to Shoot LEOs

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a burglar who stole guns from a San Jose, CA, home and left behind a note threatening to shoot police officers and people in San Francisco, authorities said.

Sacramento Officers Receive Death Threats After Being Named by Attorney as Involved in Clark Shooting

The Sacramento Police Department declined to confirm the names. Department spokeswoman Officer Linda Matthew said the officers involved in the shooting have received "numerous" threats.

Louisiana Officer Wounded When Bullets Shot Into His Cruiser

A Baton Rouge, LA, police officer was injured late Sunday night when a suspect fired several rounds into a marked police unit, said Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

Driver Hits FL Trooper's Patrol Car 'On Purpose,' Officials Say

After ramming into Perri, the Daytona Beach driver got out of the car, approached the trooper, and told him he "struck the patrol car on purpose," said FHP spoksperson Sgt. Kim Montes.

NFL Player Threatened to Sexually Assault FL Officer's Wife, Police Say

A wide receiver for the New York Jets is accused of threatening to find the wife of the police officer who took him into custody and sexually assault her, as well as making threats against the officer's family.