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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:04 pm 
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The rainbow headed one lives not too far from me. Gawd, we gotta get out of here!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:07 pm 
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Yeah, Daisy..... if you are gonna stay in St Louis... you need fences to keep the cattle out... and guns with tranquilizer darts as a minimum!!

You could always provide Safari Park car parking... or take tour parties on Night Safaris?

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I don't post half the police shootings I read about, but this one is sad. Officers walking down the street and ambushed. Senseless! :(

LAPD officer wounded in 'ambush' shooting in Westlake District
By Paul Pringle | Los Angeles Times | December 29, 2017, 11:40PM

A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded late Friday in an ambush attack in the Westlake District, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 9:50 p.m.

“She was ambushed,” said Officer Mike Lopez said. “You’re walking and all the sudden someone starts shooting at you.” The unidentified officer was hit in the thigh and was hospitalized at County-USC Medical Center.

The officer was with a partner, who was not wounded. Neither fired a weapon, Lopez said.

The LAPD tweeted, “Please keep the officer in your prayers tonight.”

One unidentified suspect was taken into custody, but police were continuing to search for others possibly involved. A gun was recovered. Several streets in the area were closed, as well as the southbound 110 Freeway, as officers conducted their search.

More at link: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-m ... story.html


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:45 pm 
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The shooter is dead.

Deputy Killed In Douglas County Identified
By CBS Denver | December 31, 2017 at 6:34 pm


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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The deputy shot and killed in Douglas County Sunday morning has been identified as Zackari Parrish III. He leaves behind a wife and two young daughters.

Parrish was among five deputies and two civilians who were shot at the Copper Canyon Apartments Sunday morning.

The other deputies were identified as Mike Doyle, 28, Taylor Davis, 30, and Jeff Pelle, 32. Castle Rock Police Department Officer Tom O’Donnell, 41, was also shot. They were all in stable condition Sunday afternoon, according to Sheriff Spurlock.

The two civilian victims have not been identified. They suffered non-life threatening injuries.

More at link: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/12/31/d ... daughters/

From an earlier article, this is what happened:

Deputies first arrived at the Copper Canyon Apartment Homes on County Line Road near University Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. after a resident complained of loud noise at a neighboring apartment home.

The second call to deputies came around 5 a.m., alerting them of a more serious “disturbance” at the apartment in question.

Law enforcement officers set up a perimeter, including a special weapons and tactical team, in case the disturbance moved away from the immediate area.

At 5:14 a.m., officers entered the apartment with the help of a male roommate, and began talking with the suspect, who had barricaded himself in a bedroom, explained Tony Spurlock, Sheriff of Douglas County.

“We respond to every call anticipating that everyone has a gun. This is Colorado,” Spurlock added. Deputies, however, may not have anticipated the violent attack that happened next.

The suspect fired more than 100 rounds, Spurlock said, killing one deputy and injuring four other law enforcement officers in an ambush style shooting.

Two apartment neighbors, also struck by the gunfire, were rushed to an area hospital and were expected to survive.


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This IS California. :doh
I've been reading some articles about it, and this was 12 minutes into the first day of trial.

January 16, 2018
twice deported illegal immigant in california cop killer regrets not killing more (2:00min)



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:27 pm 
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Since there have been multiple comments.... I'll start a separate thread for "Golden State Killer"

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TreeDweller you have a PM (Messages top left of page) :)

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Remember the Victoria's Secret theft in St. Charles MO that ended in a crash and burn? viewtopic.php?f=61&t=932&p=126636&hilit=Victoria%27s+Secret#p126636

This happened in a ritzy suburb of Fort Worth last week. :roll

Victoria's Secret robbery tips off wild chase (00:26 sec)



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:50 pm 
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Follow-up to the two articles here: viewtopic.php?f=61&t=932&p=122957#p122957

7:10PM CT - Sentencing phase done for evening. Reconvene at 9am.

Ex-Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver guilty of murdering teenager Jordan Edwards
By Nichole Manna | FW Star-Telegram | August 28, 2018


DALLAS - A Dallas County jury has found ex-Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver guilty of murder in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, an African-American youth who was unarmed when Oliver shot him in April 2017.

The jury deliberated for about 12 hours over a period of two days before reaching its verdict. The courtroom erupted in cries and cheers from Edwards’ family afterward as they clapped and hugged each other.

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The trial immediately moved into the punishment phase. The jury is listening to testimony from friends, family and teachers of Jordan before determining Oliver’s sentence.

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Until Oliver’s conviction, it had been more than 40 years since an on-duty officer had been convicted of killing someone in a shooting in Texas.

More at link: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/loca ... 24030.html


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