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Stories tagged: police shooting

Report clears dispatcher in Pete shooting

An internal investigation has cleared a Spokane police dispatcher of wrongdoing after questions arose over the truthfulness of his testimony in the acquittal of an off-duty officer who shot a …

K9 Var awarded Purple Heart

One of the Spokane Police Department’s highest honors came with an unusual gift Monday night when it was awarded by Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick – a large bone. Kirkpatrick …

Assault conviction upheld in shootout with Spokane police

The assault conviction of an armed man shot in the face by Spokane police during a May 1, 2007 shootout has been upheld by the state Appeals Court. But the …

Hanging up the police collar

This a tale of two type-A personalities, both with tails.

Gunman opens fire, 3 Pittsburgh police officers killed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire on officers during a domestic disturbance call, killing three of them.

In brief: Officers in shooting cleared for duty

Two Spokane police officers have been cleared to return to work after a confrontation last week in which the officers shot and killed a Deer Park man. Police policy requires …

Spokane officers in fatal shooting named

The names of two Spokane police officers and a canine partner involved in the shooting death of a car theft suspect were released through the Spokane Sheriff’s Department this morning.

Idaho Senate passes Kralicek bill

After five years of unsuccessful tries, a North Idaho senator on Thursday persuaded the Idaho Senate to approve - near-unanimously - legislation to help permanently disabled law enforcement officers like …

Shooting brings murder charge

OAKLAND, Calif. – In a racially tinged case that has sparked outrage and street protests in Oakland, a former transit police officer seen on video shooting an unarmed man in …

Death stuns family, friends

The man killed in a confrontation with a police officer on March 24 was a “workaholic” heavy machine operator from Georgia who would travel as far as Alaska for a …

Injured Gunman Gives Up After 5 Hours Sniper Wounds Despondent Man After Suspect Opened Fire On Police

A suicidal Spokane man surrendered to police early Sunday - hours after being wounded in a shootout with a SWAT team sniper. Ronald C. Cadle, 49, was shot in the …

Valley Woman Killed After Shooting Deputy Dometic Dispute Ends In Death Of Wife Who Was Armed With A Shotgun

The Rev. George Hippe consoles Michael G. Lane, whose wife was shot by deputies after she fired at one of them. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review

Policeman’s Account Of Shooting Disputed

A youth posturing for friends with a relatively harmless air pistol that looked like a .45-caliber semiautomatic was shot in the head and critically wounded early Saturday by a police …