Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Anyone notice a pattern? Are any shootings just called murder if a officer does it?

D.A. rules officer-involved shooting ...

DA: Officer-Involved Shooting Justified

CBS Local - ‎Jun 24, 2013‎
(Las Vegas, NV) Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said Monday the two police officers who shot and killed Daniel Hathorne “were reasonable and legally justified”. Metro officers Russell Ellsworth and Brandon Oris shot and killed Hathorne in ...

Larimer County DA: Use of force 'legally justifiable' in officer-involved shooting

The Coloradoan - ‎Jun 21, 2013‎
A Larimer County Sheriff's Office deputy was legally justified in shooting and killing a man earlier this month in his rural Larimer County home, Larimer County District Attorney Clifford Riedel determined.

Deputy Cleared in Rancho Santa Margarita Shooting

Patch.com - ‎43 minutes ago‎
... Margarita Shooting. 'Imminent danger' justified Deputy Manuel Cruz firing on Dennis Mueller outside his home following a high-speed chase, the district attorney's office says.

Man shot by police officer during traffic stop dies

Anchorage Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anchorage Police investigate the scene of an officer involved shooting on Hyder Street near 12th Avenue where a suspect armed with a knife-like weapon approached the officer during a traffic stop on Monday evening, June 24, 2013.

State says police shooting of man in SUV was justified

Anchorage Daily News - ‎Jun 4, 2013‎
The office examines officer-involved shootings in Alaska and has completed three reviews so far this year, finding each shooting justified, with a fourth shooting still under review, Henderson said. Two involved fatalities. Henderson went to the scene ...

Killing of suspect in Guadalupe called justified

azcentral.com - ‎Jun 24, 2013‎
Jerry Cobb, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, said the report is under review for consideration of potential criminal charges against the deputy.

Larimer County DA: Use of force 'legally justifiable' in deputy-involved shooting

The Coloradoan - ‎Jun 21, 2013‎
Both were placed on paid administrative leave, standard procedure for officer-involved shooting investigations. Protocol for investigation of such incidents involved the sheriff's office conducting a criminal investigation and interview review, as well ...

DCI Examines Officer-Involved Shooting

SDPB Radio - ‎Jun 18, 2013‎
The state's Department of Criminal Investigation is investigating whether officers were justified when they shot Ross. Jackley says it's standard practice for state officials to examine officer-involved shootings. "The Division of Criminal ...

State attorney to OPD chief: Officer-involved shootings are "grave concern"

WFTV Orlando - ‎Jun 17, 2013‎
Orlando Police Chief Paul Rooney received a letter from State Attorney Jeff Ashton, stating Ashton's "grave concern" about the increase in deadly officer-involved-shootings. ... Police said their force was justified after finding drugs and three guns ...

Larimer Co. DA makes ruling on officer involved shooting

Northern Colorado 5 - ‎22 hours ago‎
The DA's office sent out a release saying that deputy Clymer was legally justified in shooting 60 year old Louis James Skelley.

Larimer sheriff's deputy cleared in fatal shooting

The Coloradoan - ‎Jun 21, 2013‎
Deputy Shane Clymer was legally justified in shooting and killing 60-year-old Louis James Skelly while responding to a June 3 disturbance at Skelly's home northwest of Red Feather Lakes, District Attorney Clifford Riedel determined.

Oakland City Administrator says civilian oversight of police faces roadblocks

KALW - ‎18 hours ago‎
The last decade has seen more than a hundred officer-involved shootings - 39 of them fatal. When one of those shootings happens, OPD's Internal Affairs division automatically investigates.

DA: Use of lethal force justified

Jacksonville Daily News - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎
BROAD CREEK - District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Friday that the use of lethal force was justified in a May 31 officer-involved shooting that killed a Carteret County man. Michael Neal Peters, 54, died May 31 following an exchange of gunfire ...

Officer-involved shooting is third in area in last five months

The Daily Progress - ‎May 27, 2013‎
Sunday's incident was the third officer-involved shooting in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area in the last five months.

DCI Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting In Pennington Co.

KELOLAND TV - ‎Jun 18, 2013‎
The Department of Criminal Investigation, along with the Rapid City Police Department are taking a look at an officer-involved shooting in Pennington County. Just after 4 p.m. on Monday, a call ... The officer was later cleared saying his force was ...

Grand jury to investigate Winooski officer-involved shooting

WCAX - ‎Jun 20, 2013‎
And when that didn't work, Nokes ended up shooting Sage in the leg. "In the state of Vermont it's very unusual to have a grand jury," said Jerry O'Neil, a former federal prosecutor.

Chief: Bradenton officer's fatal shooting of suspect appears justified

Bradenton Herald - ‎Jun 10, 2013‎
FDLE is currently withholding that information. "FDLE will not release additional information as it relates to the Bradenton Police Department officer involved shooting investigation. FDLE is in the beginning of its investigation and is concerned that ...

Five previous complaints against Officer Stephen Heimsness never resolved

77Square.com - ‎Jun 22, 2013‎
The Madison police officer involved in the shooting death of a local musician last fall had previously punched a woman and a teenager who were resisting arrest, according to just-released records of citizen complaints against him.

Surveillance video, 911 calls released from officer-involved shooting

WWMT-TV - ‎Jun 7, 2013‎
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The city of Kalamazoo has released surveillance video from the deadly officer-involved shooting from the Best Western on January 24th.

Attorney says Elizabeth police shooting victim plans to sue city

NJ.com - ‎Jun 18, 2013‎
The prosecutor's office also said today that the grand jury cleared the officer involved in the shooting, and determined the use of deadly force was legally justified. Davenport said the officer may have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing, but that ...

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