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Missouri officer shot while responding to call has died, suspect in custody: police

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A Missouri officer shot while responding to a call in North St. Louis County has died and a suspect is in custody, according to police.

Offcier Michael Langsdorf, who has been with the North County Police Cooperative for three months, has been identified as the officer who was shot and killed while responding to a business for a bad check report, the department’s chief, John Buchannan, told reporters on Sunday.

Chief Buchannan spoke with reporters outside a St. Louis hospital where Langsdorf had been taken after the shooting. Buchannan said a gun has been recovered from the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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Buttigieg town hall devolves into shouting amid anger over South Bend police shooting

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A town hall featuring South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg devolved into chaos Sunday as the city struggled to respond to a deadly police-involved shooting last week.

In his opening remarks, the 37-year-old Buttigieg, a Democrat and candidate for president, said he would send a letter to the Justice Department requesting that its civil rights division look into the June 16 shooting of 54-year-old Eric Logan, who was black. The mayor added that he would notify the local prosecutor that he’d like an independent investigator appointed.

Buttigieg also admitted that the city’s efforts to recruit more minority police officers and require officers to use body cameras “have not succeeded and I accept responsibility for that.” Prosecutors said the shooting of Logan was not recorded by Sgt. Ryan O’Neill’s body camera.

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O’Neill, who is white, was responding to a report of a suspicious person breaking into cars when investigators said he fired one shot that hit Logan and another that missed after Logan threatened him with a knife. The investigators said O’Neill’s body camera wasn’t automatically activated because he was driving slowly without emergency lights while looking through an apartment building parking lot. O’Neill has since been placed on administrative leave.

Logan’s death prompted Buttigieg to cancel much of his out-of-state campaigning this week. Buttigieg returned to campaigning Friday with a trip to Miami but skipped a South Carolina event attended by 21 other presidential candidates to fly home for a Friday evening community march.

The town hall was interrupted frequently by outbursts and heckling. At one point, a man yelled at Buttigieg: “You gotta get back to South Carolina like you was yesterday? Talk about ‘all lives matter’ in South Carolina?” Another man approached the stage to yell at Buttigieg and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, ignoring the moderator’s attempts to restore order.

“I don’t want to seem defensive, but we have taken a lot of steps,” Buttigieg said at one point. “They clearly haven’t been enough. But I can’t accept the suggestion that we haven’t done anything.”

Meanwhile, attorney Brian Coffman has said he was preparing a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of South Bend on behalf of Logan’s family and has accused the police department and other city officials of tolerating bad behavior by officers.

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“That’s just being reactive,” Coffman told The Associated Press when asked about Buttigieg’s response to the shooting. “It’s not being proactive and making sure this never happened and having rules in place for South Bend police officers and body cameras.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Dramatic bodycam video documents ambush that killed rookie Sacramento cop

Police in Sacramento, Calif., released dramatic body-camera footage Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old rookie cop.

Officer Tara O’Sullivan was shot several times, with at least one of her wounds being “non-survivable,” after she and her training officer, Daniel Chip, were ambushed Wednesday during a domestic violence call, FOX 40 Sacramento reported.

“You OK? You OK?” Chip is heard shouting in the video.

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“This is a high-powered rifle. Get out here now,” the officer says into his radio. “We’ve got one down.”

“Officer down! Officer down!” he continues.

“Stay down,” he says as more shots are heard.

“Yeah, he’s still shooting,” Chip whispers. “He’s changing clips.”

“Stay down. Yeah, he’s still shooting. He’s changing clips.”

— Sacramento police officer heard on bodycam video

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Earlier, the camera had captured Chip trying to convince the suspect that approaching officers meant him no harm.

“Hey, Adel, Police Department,” Chip calls out. “You’re not under arrest, you’re not in trouble. You’re not in trouble, dude.”

Suddenly, more than 20 shots ring out from inside the door, FOX 40 reported. Chip hurries away from the doorway and takes cover in an adjacent carport.

O’Sullivan had been helping an unidentified woman move her belongings out of the garage of a home when she was shot, police said.

“This was an ambush-style attack on Sacramento police officers that lasted for hours,” Sacramento police Chief Daniel Hahn said. “Under the most dangerous and trying circumstances, our officers performed admirably.”

On Friday, suspect Adel Sambrano Ramos, 45, was charged with murder, attempted murder and possessing illegal weapons. He was arrested after an eight-hour standoff.

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Hahn said the suspect had multiple firearms, including two assault rifles.

The department has been criticized for taking 45 minutes to rescue O’Sullivan, who later died at the hospital. Hahn said officers needed to wait until an armored vehicle arrived, or “we would have additional officers murdered that day,” the Associated Press reported.

The officers had come to Ramos’ home because he had failed to appear in court for a domestic violence charge.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city

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A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings.

Eric Logan’s family plans a civil rights lawsuit against the city after the 54-year-old man was fatally shot on the street last Sunday while allegedly threatening police with a knife.

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The officer’s body camera was switched off at the time, something Buttigieg said he’s “very frustrated” about. The Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate left the campaign trail for several days to “be with the South Bend community,” according to the Washington Post.

Logan family attorney Brian Coffman said in an interview that systemic problems were to blame for the man’s death.

“It is overall total acceptance of this behavior by the South Bend Police Department and the city itself,” Coffman said.

Members of the community have criticized Buttigieg for speaking to the media before the family and missing a vigil for Logan. The shooting has highlighted the candidate’s distance between black members of his community and – on a larger scale – black voters.

Despite Buttigieg directing the South Bend police chief to remind officers that body cameras must be on during an interaction with civilians, Coffman says his response to the incident has been “reactive” and he should have made sure these types of incidents didn’t happen in the first place.

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“I will write a letter to the [Department of Justice] explaining what’s happening, explaining why there is not community confidence in the current process,” Buttigieg said at a South Bend rally for Logan on Friday, according to South Bend’s WNDU-TV.

Buttigieg skipped an event in South Carolina on Friday but joined seven other candidates at a forum in Miami, speaking about immigration.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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South Texas officer fatally shot; suspect arrested

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A South Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety says the Mission police officer was shot Thursday night in the eastern part of the city 6 miles west of McAllen. Mission police Lt. Art Flores says the officer, whose identity hasn’t been released, died later at a McAllen hospital.

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No details have been released on what led to the shooting, and the suspect’s identity also hasn’t been released.

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Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Law enforcement officers in Georgia posed as construction workers on Wednesday to catch drivers using their phones, but perhaps not their safety belts, near a busy intersection.

Once they spotted a violator, as FOX 5 Atlanta reported, the undercover officers radioed police in nearby parking lots.

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Then, those officers pulled over the drivers.

Marietta and Cobb County police wrote 141 tickets and made three arrests. Georgia state troopers wrote 29 tickets.

This sting operation is tied to a law combating distracted driving passed nearly a year ago in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep to it.

Under the “Hands-Free Georgia Act,” drivers aren’t allowed to hold a phone or use any other part of their body to support the device. Violators may be fined and get points on their license.

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As the news outlet reported, the first citation calls for a $50 fine and one point against a license; the fine goes up by $50, and in one-point increments, for each additional citation.

Click for more from FOX 5 Atlanta.

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Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts

The head of Philadelphia’s police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts.

“Our officers are entitled to due process just like any other citizen.” Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby said in a statement calling for “a complete investigation into officer’s social media use.”

Commissioner Richard Ross’ announced Wednesday that 72 officers have been placed on administrative duty as the department conducts an internal investigation on the matter. Ross said he believes “several dozen” of the officers will be disciplined and expects at least some to be fired.

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday. (AP)

“I am not prepared to tell you at this point who’s being disciplined and how many may be terminated, but I can tell you with a degree of certainty there are some people who will meet with that fate,” Ross said Wednesday.

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The alleged posts were discovered after a team of researchers spent two years looking into the Facebook accounts of police officers across the country. The researchers said they found posts from officers bashing immigrants and Muslims, promoting racist stereotypes, identifying with right-wing militia groups and, especially, glorifying police brutality. All the posts were public.

The union also said its members will be interviewed promptly after being notified that they are being investigated and will return to duty after their interviews.

“It is sad that the investigators with the ‘social justice’ group chose to ignore all the good work done regularly by our officers,” the union said in a statement posted on its website. “During this difficult climate in which police officers are constantly under attack, the FOP will continue to support you.”

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Investigators are looking into approximately 3,100 individual posts from the officers, according to Fox 29. The Philadelphia Police Department will hire an independent law firm to determine whether or not each officer’s posts are protected First Amendment speech, it added.

“We’ve talked about, from the outset, how disturbing, how disappointing and upsetting these posts are, and they will undeniably impact police-community relations,” Ross said. The department also announced new racial sensitivity training for officers and is considering revisions to its social media policies.

Fox News’ Tyler Olson and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Sacramento cop shot by gunman in possible ambush: report

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A police officer in Sacramento, Calif., was badly injured in a shooting Wednesday evening while responding to a domestic violence call and local reports indicate she was the victim of an ambush.

The scene in the north Sacramento community is tense and fluid. Police were swarming backyards in search of a suspect and warning residents to stay inside. Multiple gunshots were reportedly heard.

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The gunman likely fired from the backyard of a home there, the Sacramento Bee reported.

The paper, citing police scanner chatter, reported a suspect may be pinned down and officers authorized to use lethal force.

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Allen Warren, a city councilman, told the paper that the officer was “hurt bad.” Reports indicate that at one point, she was pinned in a yard.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged ‘racially charged social media posts’

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The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revealed “racially charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”

An exclusion list prohibits those officers from presenting cases to the Circuit Attorney’s Office.

Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner sent a letter to the director of public safety and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police chief on Tuesday informing them of the actions she took regarding the social media posts, which Fox 2 reported were allegedly Islamophobic and racist.

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Gardner said the alleged racially charged posts were revealed by the Plain View Project, a database of public Facebook posts and comments made by current and former police officers in the United States. She called the social media statements “shocking” and “beneath the dignity of someone who holds such a powerful position, especially those comments that advocate violence.”

Gardner said 22 officers were put on the exclusion list and seven of those officers were permanently banned from her warrant office after she conducted an “extensive review” of the social media posts she called “disturbing.”

The seven banned officers will not be allowed to present themselves or cases to the Circuit Attorney’s Office and cases currently under review, in which the officers are an essential witness, will be refused, Gardner said, adding that search warrants that included the officers will not be signed or approved.

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She said that the other 15 officers “will be reviewed in accordance with our mutually agreed upon protocol to determine conditions for reinstatement of their ability to present cases.”

“Police integrity is at the core of the community’s confidence in the criminal justice system,” Gardner said. “When a police officer’s integrity is compromised in this manner, it compromises the entire criminal justice system and our overall ability to pursue justice.”

“After careful examination of the underlying bias contained in those social media posts, we have concluded that this bias would likely influence an officer’s ability to perform his or her duties in an unbiased manner,” she added.  

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The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Gardner said her actions were consistent with her prosecutorial discretion “necessary to ensure police actions are fair and just, and to safeguard the criminal justice system from actions rooted in bias and prejudice.”

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Louisiana officer mauled by gator, jaws had to be pried open

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An alligator about five feet long clamped down on a Louisiana deputy‘s arm Monday, forcing other officers to pry the beast’s jaw open to free the deputy, reports said.

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St. Charles Parish sherriff deputies and a nuisance animal officer responded to a home in the town of Luling where an alligator was spotted roaming through the backyard, according to a report by the St. Charles Herald Guide.

One of the deputies was detaining the gator and tried to tape its mouth shut before it managed to break free. The alligator took a bite out of the deputy’s arm before another deputy jumped on top of the animal.

The team was able to then pry the alligator’s mouth open. The injured deputy was transported to University Medical Center where he was treated for deep lacerations and puncture wounds in his right arm before being released.

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The deputy’s name has not been released. Sheriff’s Office spokesman Cpl. James Grimaldi said the unnamed officer is expected to make a full recovery. The alligator was returned to the wild.

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