A Nebraska man opened fire Wednesday on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said.
The widow of the Lakewood police officer killed in what police described as a friendly fire incident is reacting to this week’s decison on charges in the case.
For the first time in the Lakewood Police Department’s 43 year history an officer was killed in the line of duty. Three suspects are in custody in the shooting, and an intense investigation is under way.
Denver Police Officer Celena Hollis was honored at a memorial service Saturday morning after she was shot and killed on duty. DPD Chief Robert White is amazed at the outpouring of support.