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Widow of Slain Philly Officer Seeks to Remove DA from Mumia's Appeal

Maureen Faulkner—the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, who was murdered by Mumia Abu-Jamal during a traffic stop in 1981—says that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office should be disqualified from overseeing any appeals of that case.

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Pennsylvania Jury Delivers Guilty Verdict on Man Accused of Killing Officer

A jury in Westmoreland County, PA, has determined that Rahmael Holt is guilty on all counts in the murder of Officer Brian Shaw of the New Kensington Police Department during an attempted traffic stop in 2017.

Jury Recommends Life Without Parole for Ohio Cop Killer

A jury in Columbus, OH, suggested that Quentin Smith—who was found guilty of shooting and killing two police officers in February 2018—receive a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Man Convicted of Murder of Michigan Trooper

A man was found of first-degree murder, premeditated murder, and homicide of a peace officer by a jury in the Oakland County (MI) Circuit Court on Friday in the death of Oakland County Deputy Eric Overall.

Accused Killer of North Carolina K-9 Officer Pleads Guilty

The district attorney accepted the plea because he worried about the possibility that jurors could give Fenner second-degree murder. Under terms of the plea Fenner will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Maryland Officer Fatally Shot, Suspects at Large

Bomba, a 13-year veteran of the department, had called out on a radio about “disorderly subjects” in the parking garage, county police spokesman Tom Jordan said, and was found wounded by officers who arrived to assist.

No Parole for Cop Killers

Far too many individuals convicted of murdering a law enforcement officer have been allowed to walk free on parole.

Jury Convicts 2 for Aiding Murderer of California Officer

A federal jury in Fresno, CA, convicted two individuals for aiding and abetting the undocumented immigrant with gang affiliations who shot and killed Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman Police Department in December 2018.

Parole Denied for Minnesota Cop Killer

The man who shot and killed Minneapolis Police Officer Richard Miller in 1981 was denied parole at a hearing late last week.

Teen Sentenced to 30 Years for Death of Maryland Officer

A Maryland teenager who was convicted of felony murder in the May 2018 killing of Baltimore County police Officer Amy Caprio has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. He is the fourth teen to be sentenced in the case.