11 Police officers shot in 24 hr period!
Michigan police officer killed in shootout
New Jersey police officer shot and killed
Rainier Police Chief killed
Rainier is a small town in Oregon, with a police force smaller than Veazie. Sad proof again that this can happen anywhere. Our thoughts go out to the Rainier Police and the family of Chief Ralph Painter.
Deputy, mother of two killed and another officer wounded
Female deputy shot and killed while photographing a crime scene in a trailer park.
A lot of people are quick to criticize the police. Comments on You Tube videos like “I hate cops” and wishing for their deaths are there. Are there bad officers? Of course, there are a small amount of bad apples in any field, but the majority would put their life on the line for you in a moments notice. As you complain about them, and even joke about their deaths, ask yourself this: Could you do it?
Shoot or don’t shoot? What would you do? Police have to make a decision in a split second, while others have forever to second guess them
It turns out the suspect was wielding an ice scraper, pretending it was a weapon in what appears to be a “suicide by cop”.
Two police officers shot by emotionally disturbed person:
2 Deputy U.S. Marshal’s shot and one local officer shot. One Marshal later succombed to his wounds:
Limon, Colorado police officer killed. Limon is a Town about the size of Veazie, with a five member police department
NY Police officer pushed to his death
Two Deputies shot and killed in a small VA. Town