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Video: IL Police Say Robbery Suspect Used Man as Human Shield Before Officers Shot Him

What started as a bank robbery attempt in North Riverside, IL, Tuesday spilled over to a neighboring Burlington Coat Factory where officers confronted and shot the suspect, but not before he tried to use an elderly customer as a shield, police say.

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IL Police Say Robbery Suspect Used Man as Human Shield Before Officers Shot Him

What started as a bank robbery attempt in North Riverside, IL, Tuesday spilled over to a neighboring Burlington Coat Factory where officers confronted and shot the suspect, but not before he tried to use an elderly customer as a shield, police say.

FL SWAT Team Rescues Hostages, Ends Bank Standoff

A bank robbery suspect who took hostages Thursday morning inside a Community First Credit Union in Jacksonville, FL, is in custody and the 11 hostages were freed safely thanks to the SWAT team, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Robbing Banks Doesn't Pay Like It Used To

Bank heists have fallen about as fast as any other crime, dropping almost 60% in the past quarter century, according to FBI statistics. And robbers are getting away with less and less loot.

Massachusetts Chief Helps Foil Bank Robbery Getaway

“I still like to keep my hand in the action. You try not to forget where you came from,” said Heagney, a police officer for 17 years and chief for the past five years.

600 Police Gunshots During California Bank Robbery Were 'Excessive,' Report Says

The more than 600 rounds that Stockton, Calif., police fired during a rolling gun battle with bank robbers last year that left a hostage dead by officers' bullets was "excessive" and "unnecessary," according to the Police Foundation, a research group based in Washington, D.C.

Video: Retired LAPD Detective Held Without Bail on Bank Robbery Charges

Randolph Adair, 70, appeared Monday in federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. The FBI believes that Adair is the "Snowbird Bandit" - named for his age and white hair - who has robbed five banks around Orange County since March.

Video: Wisconsin Trooper Killed in Gunfight with Bank Robbery Suspect

Police say Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper was shot during a standoff in Fond du Lac with a bank robbery suspect Tuesday evening. The suspect was killed during that exchange of gunfire.

Wisconsin Trooper Killed in Gunfight with Bank Robbery Suspect

Police say Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper was shot during a standoff in Fond du Lac with a bank robbery suspect Tuesday evening. The suspect was killed during that exchange of gunfire. More Here.

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California Bank Robbery Hostage was Killed by Stockton Police During July Incident

California bank robbery hostage Misty Holt-Singh, 41, died after being shot 10 times by Stockton police officers, Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones revealed at a news conference Monday.

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