Cpl. Bryon Dickson Shot Dead Outside Blooming Grove Police Barracks

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Cpl. Bryon Dickson Shot Dead Outside Blooming Grove Police Barracks

TRAGEDY: Two troopers were ambushed outside the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pa., Friday night. Cpl. Bryon Dickson was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

Law enforcement have launched a manhunt for the killer(s) in the Pocono Mountain region, on foot and by helicopter.

State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said one trooper was leaving the barracks and another was arriving when shots were fired at 10:50 p.m. Friday.

Gov. Tom Corbett has released the following statement on the shooting:

“Our prayers go out to the family, friends and colleagues of the Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty Friday night outside the Blooming Grove, Pike County, state police barracks. We are praying as well, for the full recovery of his colleague who was injured in the incident.

“Every attack on an officer of the law is an attack on our state, our country and civilized society. The incident in Blooming Grove shows, once again, that our first responders face constant danger in order that the rest of us may live in peace and safety.

“At this time, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan and Pennsylvania State Police troopers are working with local and other law enforcement agencies to apprehend the person or persons who carried out this cowardly act. We ask the public to be patient as well as vigilant.”

IMPD Officer Perry Renn Killed During Gunfight, Suspect Major Davis Jr. Critical

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IMPD Officer Perry Renn Killed During Gunfight, Suspect Major Davis Jr. Critical (Credit: IMPD)

Indianapolis Patrolman Perry Renn was shot and killed during a shoot-out in an Eastside alley Saturday night. Renn, a 21-year veteran of the force was the second Indianapolis police officer killed in the line of duty in less than a year.

Police say Patrolman Perry Renn and two other officers responded to a report of shots fired at 34th Street and Forest Manor Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. The officers encountered Major Davis Jr., 25, brandishing an assault rifle. A shoot-out ensued and Patrolman Renn was shot. The suspect was struck and is listed in critical condition.

 

Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo Killed in Las Vegas Restaurant Shooting

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Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo Killed in Las Vegas Restaurant Shooting

LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT SHOOTING:  Metro officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were killed in a police ambush by two suspects at Cici’s Pizza in Las Vegas, 8 News Now reports.  A civilian was also killed and the two suspects committed suicide. Witnesses to Las Vegas shooting told police one shouted “This is the start of a revolution’ before shooting officers.”

The Metro officers were gunned down at Cici’s Pizza, located at 309 N. Nellis Boulevard, at about 11:35 a.m. One was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second officer later died at a local hospital.

The suspects then fled the restaurant and headed south to a Wal-Mart store located at 201 N. Nellis Boulevard, where they shot a person inside the store. Some witnesses said the two suspects went to a corner of the store and said they want to engage in a shoot-out with the police. They committed suicide after the store was surrounded by Metro officers and SWAT teams, KSNV reports.

 Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo Killed in Las Vegas Restaurant Shooting

Griffin Police Officer Kevin Jordan Shot and Killed Outside Waffle House

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Griffin Police Officer Kevin Jordan Shot and Killed Outside Waffle House (Photo credit: CBS Atlanta screengrab)

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Griffin Police Officer Kevin Jordan was shot and killed early Saturday morning at a Waffle House restaurant.

Ex-Marine Kevin Jordan, 43, was working overnight as a security guard at the restaurant when three people walked into the restaurant causing a scene. Jordan escorted them outside into the parking lot and Chantell Mixon started fighting the officer. He tried to arrest her.

Michael Bowman, 30, of Griffin, shot Officer Jordan multiple times in the back as he handcuffed Nixon on the ground.

Officer Jordan’s brother, Raymond Jordan, who was visiting him at the restaurant, had a permit to carry a gun, and fired back at Michael Bowman, who has been hospitalized as a result of being shot.

Michael Bowman and Chantell Mixon were charged with Officer Jordan’s murder, while a third suspect, Tyler Taylor, 23, was charged with disorderly conduct.

Two other suspects are in police custody. Officer Kevin Jordan served on the force for four years.

 Griffin Police Officer Kevin Jordan Shot and Killed Outside Waffle House

BART Officer Tom Smith Killed By Fellow Officer When Gun Discharged During Home Search

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BART Officer Tom Smith Killed By Fellow Officer When Gun Discharged During Home Search

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Tom Smith was accidentally shot and killed by another officer while they conducted a probation check and warrant service at an apartment on Dougherty Road in Dublin Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect the officers were searching for was wanted for several robberies on BART property, Officer Down Memorial Page reports. Officer Tom Smith and his colleague made a forced entry into the apartment and that’s when a round discharged, striking Smith.

Officer Tom Smith was pronounced dead after being transported to Eden Medical Center. He served with the BART Police Department for 20 years.

Officer Tom Smith is survived by his wife and a six-year-old daughter.

You will recall that it was BART police officer Johannes Mehserle who killed unarmed black man Oscar Grant III a few years ago. This was the first time a BART officer was killed in the line of duty.

Tupelo Police Officer Kevin ‘Gale’ Stauffer Killed Pursuing Bank Robbery Suspects

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Tupelo Police Officer Kevin ‘Gale’ Stauffer Killed Pursuing Bank Robbery Suspects (Photo credit: Facebook)

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Tupelo Police Officer Kevin ‘Gale’ Stauffer, 38, was shot and killed after responding to a robbery Monday afternoon at BancorpSouth. A 26-year-old officer is listed in critical condition.

The suspects remain at large and a $50,000 reward is being offered for information about their whereabouts. If you have any information, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 800-773-TIPS or (662) 841-6491.

The officers reportedly confronted the suspects and a gunfight ensued, leading to Officer Stauffer being fatally shot and the other officer wounded.

Officer Kevin ‘Gale’ Stauffer served with the Tupelo Police Department for eight years, according to his Facebook profile. He previously worked as a jailer for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and served in the Louisiana Army National Guard.

Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting Killed, Corey Trott Arrested

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Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting Killed, Corey Trott Arrested

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER:  Rockwell City Police Officer Jamie Buenting was fatally shot during a standoff at a home on Pleasant Street early Friday morning.

Officers had responded to the home about four hours earlier after receiving a report that Corey Trott, who was wanted for felony domestic assault, was at the Iowa home. He barricaded himself in the home after officers arrived on the scene. He fired a single shot hitting Officer Buenting.

He eventually surrendered to police about 5:30 a.m. He has been charged with first degree murder.

Officer Jamie Buenting, who is survived by a wife and two young children, had served with the Rockwell City Police Department for eight years. He served in law enforcement for a total of 12 years.

NOPD Police Seeking Driver of White Porsche Panamera After Off-Duty Officer Rodney Thomas Killed

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NOPD Police Seeking Driver of White Porsche Panamera After Off-Duty Officer Rodney Thomas Killed

New Orleans off-duty police officer Rodney Thomas was killed in a hit-and-run Saturday night on the eastbound I-1o, WVUE Fox 8  reports. NOPD police are searching for the driver of a 2011-2012 Porsche Panamera that reportedly fled the scene.

Police said the officer was involved in an accident on the high rise in his personal vehicle at about 1 a.m. When he got out of his vehicle to check the status of the other motorist he was struck by the Porsche. He was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital.

NOPD is asking anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at (504)-822-1111.

 

Westfield MA Police Officer Jose Torres Killed at Construction Site Accident

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Westfield MA police officer Jose Torres was killed after being struck by a dump truck at a construction site while directing traffic at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Officer Torres was transported to Baystate Medical Center, but succumbed to his injuries two hours laters.

The Republican reports the construction site was part of a West Springfield water line project. The contractor on the project is listed as Revoli Construction of North Reading, Mass. Investigators from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) were on the scene Thursday morning.

Officer Jose Torres, a 27 year veteran of the Westfield Police Department, is survived by a wife and two children. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Officer Jose Torres.

 

Millville NJ Patrolman Christopher Reeves Killed in Car Accident Early Sunday Morning

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Millville Patrolman Christopher Reeves was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning at the intersection of 3rd and Broad Streets in Millville, NJ.

Police said investigators in Cumberland County have launched an investigation, but did not elaborate on the specifics of the accident.

Patrolman Reeves was an eight-year veteran of the Millville Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer’s family.