As officers are gunned down, police feel under attack: ‘It’s tough feeling like you have a target on you’
Source: The Washington Post, By Kari Lydersen
Date: September 3, 2015
The humid night air vibrated with the sound of cicadas and helicopters as police scoured the woods in this village near the Wisconsin border, searching for three men suspected of gunning down a local police lieutenant.
Are More Police Getting Killed?
Source: Associated Press By Michael Tarm
Date: September 2, 2015
The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked.
Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff
Source: Reuters, By Kevin Murphy and Alex Dobuzinskis
Date: August 30, 2015
The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform.