Cop Killer http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31193/all en US resort in school lockdown after cop killer report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-resort-school-lockdown-after-cop-killer-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Californian mountain resort ordered its schools on lockdown Thursday after reports that a car resembling that of an alleged fugitive cop killer was found burning in nearby woods, officials said.</p> <p>Police were dispatched to the scene after the pick-up truck was found near the town of Big Bear, in the mountains about two hours east of Los Angeles, the LA Times reported.</p> <p>"Based on investigations in our valley, and as a precautionary measure we have called a district-wide lock down of all our facilities," said a statement by the Bear Valley Unified School District. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-resort-school-lockdown-after-cop-killer-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cop Killer Police brutality AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:30:52 +0000 5749448 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police offer $1 mn reward for info leading to alleged US cop killer</p> <p>jk/ch</p> Cop Killer AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:30:46 +0000 5752106 at http://www.globalpost.com Million dollar reward for alleged cop killer: LA mayor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/million-dollar-reward-alleged-cop-killer-la-mayor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of a fugitive ex-cop suspected of three murders.</p> <p>"We will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods and our communities," Villaraigosa said at a news conference announcing the reward.</p> <p>"We will not tolerate this reign of terror that has robbed us of the peace of mind that residents of southern California deserve. We will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/million-dollar-reward-alleged-cop-killer-la-mayor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antonio Villaraigosa Cop Killer Los Angeles Police Department Technology AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:45:25 +0000 5752115 at http://www.globalpost.com Vegas cop killers 'saw police as oppressors' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140609/vegas-cop-killers-saw-police-oppressors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A couple who shot dead two Las Vegas cops in cold blood apparently saw police as oppressors, a spokesman said Monday, revealing chilling details of the execution-style attack.</p> <p>The couple, identified as Jerad and Amanda Miller, placed a swastika symbol at the scene of the cop killings before going on to kill a civilian at a nearby Walmart and then killing themselves.</p> <p>They apparently had views "along the lines" of white supremacists, although police do not believe they were themselves white supremacists, said assistant sheriff Kevin McMahill.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140609/vegas-cop-killers-saw-police-oppressors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cop Killer Swastika Symbolism AFP Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:03:30 +0000 6171119 at http://www.globalpost.com