Police Shooting

Officers Thomas Richards and Thomas Dunne (credit: DCPI)

NYPD Officer Thomas Richards Saved After Bullet Strikes Gunbelt

“We’re lucky again,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “If it had been up an inch it would’ve been right into the officer’s body.”

02/27/2012

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Court Documents: Pride Says He Accidentally Fired Fatal Shot That Killed NYPD Officer Figoski

The New York City man charged with firing the shot that killed a police officer responding to a report of a break-in says in court papers he didn’t mean to fire the gun and he is sorry that it happened.

01/04/2012

Police say that the man in this surveillance footage is Antonio Olmeda, he is accused of wearing a disguise and shooting at two cops on patrol in Queens (credit: NYPD)

Man Accused Of Shooting At Cops Charged With Attempted Murder

Antonio Olmeda has previously served a 4-year sentence on a weapons charge that included an arsenal of swords, pipe bombs, and assault weapons was found in his van.

12/19/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

Holland Tunnel Shooting Cause Remains A Mystery

The investigation continues to what sparked police officers to open fire inside the Holland Tunnel during rush hour on Friday, causing the major transit passage to be closed for six hours.

04/30/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, left and Officer Alain Schaberger (credit: Nassau County Police/DCPI)

Funerals Held For Slain L.I. Police Officers Schaberger, Breitkopf

Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.

03/18/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Cop Union Head Wants Criminal Charges In Friendly Fire Shooting

“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.

03/17/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.

03/16/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

L.I. Suspect’s Father Says Death Of Son & Officer Breitkopf Was Preventable

On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”

03/15/2011

Police involved shooting graphic. (Photo: CBS)

NJ Man Dies After Early Morning Shootout With Police

Robert Ellis, of Ridgewood, N.J., died after an exchange of fire with police at 568 Jackson Road in Washington Township.

03/12/2011

Poughkeepsie officer shot

Poughkeepsie Cop, Gunman Killed In Shootout

The police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange with a gunman on Friday afternoon has died.

02/18/2011

Rachel Morgan (Facebook); Carmody (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Paramus Cop Shot During Traffic Stop Released From Hospital

A police officer critically injured in New Jersey is on the road to recovery. The hero from Paramus was shot during a routine traffic stop, and she was cleared Friday to go home.

02/18/2011

Candles And Roses At Officer Matlosz' Home (credit: CBS 2)

Lakewood Cop Shooting Suspect Arrested In Camden

Jahmell Crokam, 19, was accused of pulling a gun and repeatedly shooting Matlosz, leaving him to die in the hospital less than an hour later.

01/16/2011

(Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Police Fatally Shoot Suspect At Elizabeth Motel

Police said an officer shot and killed Jahind Davis, who along with another man, allegedly broken into two rooms at the Knight’s Inn then robbed and beat a man.

1010 WINS–11/06/2010

Nicole Paultre Bell - File / Photo: Willie Anderson-Pool/Getty Images

Sean Bell’s Fiancee Running For City Council

The name of a New York City Council candidate might ring a bell, so to speak. But it’s not because of politics, but a police shooting.

11/01/2010

Shooting Causes Traffic Tie-up On I-84 In Connecticut

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a police shooting has snarled traffic on I-84 near Danbury, Conn. The Hartford Courant says a state police officer shot and killed a motorist after a routine traffic stop […]

10/08/2010

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