They were doing their jobs when attacked. Fallen Border agent remembered as ‘good guy’ who wanted to ‘make a difference’
[Border Patrol Agent Rogelio] Martinez, 36, died in West Texas while on a patrol on Sunday morning, according to the federal authorities. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection did not provide many details about the incident, but Texas Senator Ted Cruz described it as an “attack.”
The government has not given the name of the injured agent.
They were responding to an alarm on the border.
The bad-guy knew he was a cop. Baltimore police officer dead, cops hunt killer
Detective Sean Suiter, an 18-year veteran of the Baltimore police force was killed in the line of duty. He was shot once in the head.
Baltimore, while it doesn’t have as many homicides as Chicago, has a higher rate of homicide. And this incident took place in an area of the city that is suffering from a lot of crime.
I’m not drowning in the 24-hr news cycle, but I didn’t see this anywhere. Maybe it got coverage.
What I also don’t see is the mayor making a big deal, or any of SJW organizations turning out to decry a senseless death. But then I really didn’t expect either of those things in a case like this.
Detective Suiter is survived by his wife and five children.
Girard, which is about 70 miles southeast of Cleveland, is the scene of a tragedy. Ohio police officer fatally shot while responding to domestic dispute
“Justin Leo was a young man I knew most of his life,” Girard Mayor James] Melfi said. “An absolute gentleman and someone who the city has been proud of since he had been here with us. Our communities, prayers and thoughts go out to Leo’s family.”
They spotted something they thought was suspicious. Apparently they were correct. NOPD officer killed in New Orleans East shootout; suspect wounded, hospitalized | Crime/Police | theadvocate.com
According to Harrison, four of his officers were on patrol near the intersection of Tara Lane and Lake Forest Boulevard about 12:15 a.m. when they spotted something they considered suspicious. …
As the officers stepped out of the vehicle, a man opened fire at them, Harrison said, striking one of the officers multiple times. At least one of the officers returned fire and apparently struck the attacker.
The officer killed was 29-year-old Marcus McNeil. “He is the 5th officer killed in the line of duty in the last 4 years.”
Another ambush killing. 1 Officer Dead, 1 Wounded In Canonsburg Shooting « CBS Pittsburgh
2 cops were called to the scene of domestic disturbance.
“Upon their arrival, the two officers were ambushed. They were shot with an unknown type of firearm,” Trooper Melinda Bonderanka said.
“When it first started, one was bleeding badly. The shooter had everyone pinned down when they were trying to get him. I don’t know where he was shot,” a firefighter said.
One officer is dead; the other is expected to survive.
Is it winter yet? I think the end of summer into fall is going to be a very long season for law enforcement. Specific threat made against Austin police officers | KXAN.com
The department says they’re assessing the legitimacy of the threat to kill officers on Sixth Street and they’re taking all steps necessary to protect their officers.
For another look at the same info… Reports: Austin police investigating threat made against cops | Dallas Morning News
The threat comes days after five officers were killed and 11 others were injured in Dallas by a lone gunman who said he wanted to kill cops. Shooter, Micah Johnson, was an Army veteran who served a stint in Afghanistan and was living in Mesquite with his family at the time of the shooting.
This is a tragedy. A traffic-stop ends up with two dead cops. 3 arrested in fatal shooting of 2 Miss. officers.
The officers have been identified as Benjamin Deen, 34, of the Sumrall area and Liquori Tate, 25, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Deen had been a past recipient of “Officer of the Year.” Tate had graduated from the police academy in 2014.
Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. said Marvin Banks, 29, and Joanie Calloway, 22, were each charged with two counts of capital murder.
Banks was also charged as a felon in possession of a gun, and for stealing the police cruiser. Banks’ brother was charged as an accessory after the fact.
These were the first line-of-duty deaths in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 3 decades.