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Remembering Officer Ricardo Galvez

Nov 19, 2015 in Uncategorized
By Calibre Press

From Officer Down Memorial Page:Police Officer Ricky Galvez was shot and killed from ambush while he sat in his personal vehicle in the Downey Police Department's parking lot at approximately 11:00 pm.Officer Galvez was preparing to get off duty when he was approached by two subjects who opened fire on him. Another officer who was nearby heard the shots and pursued the subjects into neighboring Montbello where they bailed out of the their... Full Article »

Richard Allen Hall

Sep 17, 2015 in Law Enforcement Today
By Calibre Press

Deputy Sheriff Richard Hall was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 280, just north of I-16 in Bryan County, at approximately 5:15 pm.Deputy Hall was attempting to make a U-turn when his Department vehicle was struck by a pickup truck. The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.Deputy Hall had served with the Chatham County Sheriff's Office for 14 years.Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/22594-deputy-sheriff-richard-... Full Article »

Weekly Briefing: February 9, 2015

Feb 09, 2015 in Law Enforcement Today
By Calibre Press

1 killed and 2 wounded: A Coast Guard member shot two colleagues at a Cape Cod condo complex early Thursday, lit a car on fire to hamper police, planted fake bombs and then opened fire on officers.Less-lethal:Ferguson, Mo., is seriously considering these in the wake of the death of Michael Brown. There are a lot of issues here. Booby-Trapped Drug Bust: Multiple agencies took part in the raid, and in the middle of it, they stumbled on ... Full Article »

Weekly Briefing: February 2, 2015

Feb 02, 2015 in Law Enforcement Today
By Calibre Press

Officer Down: Sergeant Kerry Mitchum was en route to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office firing range when his department vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. He was flown the University of South Alabama Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.Patrolman Roger O'Dell suffered a fatal heart attack after taking two juveniles into custody who had escaped from a juvenile detention facility in a neighboring county earlier in the ... Full Article »

Video: Officer Shot in Head

Jan 26, 2015 in Video
By Calibre Press

Sioux City Police Officer Kevin McCormick was shot in the head during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of West Fourth Street. He survived and returned to duty later that year.The shooter, Jamal Dean, was arrested days later in Texas near the U.S-Mexico border.The video released on Friday shows Dean fire several shots, including one that hit McCormick in the head, during a traffic stop.McCormick ducked behind the squad car dashboard an... Full Article »

Weekly Briefing: January 12, 2015

Jan 12, 2015 in Law Enforcement Today
By Calibre Press

Officer Down: ODMP Remembers Police Officer Craig Chandler Terror in Paris:What We Know about the terrorist attack in Paris These attacks becoming far too common Man killed by San Francicso Police leaves Suicide Note: He pulled what appeared to be a gun on 3 SFPD sergeants San Francisco police said a search of the mobile phone of the dead man revealed a letter in which the man took responsibility for his own death, SFGate.com reported.... Full Article »

Enough Is Enough

Nov 13, 2014 in Law Enforcement Today
By Jim Glennon

“If it saved the life of only one child it is worth changing the law on ___.” (Insert agenda, law, policy, or cultural practice.)I’ve heard this line used by people of every political persuasion pushing an agenda or belief system countless times over the years. It’s been used for: gun control, driving while using cell phones, wearing seatbelts, 20-oz. sodas, donuts, candy, cigarettes, beer, booze, light bulbs, insulation, windows, fir... Full Article »

Multiple Aliases, Multiple Arrests

Nov 13, 2014 in Officer Safety & Survival
By Crawford Coates

U.S. Immigration and Customs has confirmed that the fingerprints of an alleged-cop killer who identified himself as Marcelo Marquez match those of Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte. According to friends and family, those were just two of several names he went by.It has been determined that Monroy-Bracamonte is in the country illegally, and has twice been deported and spent multiple stints behind bars. According to records from the Maricopa Sheri... Full Article »

Ariz. DPS Officer Shot, Critically Wounded at Traffic Stop

Nov 13, 2014 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival
By Crawford Coates

An Arizona Department of Public Safety PD officer is in stable but critical condition after being shot in the face at a traffic stop in central Phoenix Wednesday morning, just before 3 a.m.According to reports the officer stopped a vehicle—which had excessively tinted windows, a state violation—and asked the occupants for IDs. The officer then called for backup and two additional DPS officers arrived on-scene, at which point the officer ... Full Article »

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