WASHINGTON, D.C. – The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in the first half of 2022 decreased 31% over the same time period in the previous year, according to preliminary data provided by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), the leading authority on officer fatalities. NLEOMF announced in its official 2022 Mid-Year Preliminary Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report that as of…
Man who failed to obtain restraining order against nephew is accused of shooting him outside courthouse
A Revere, Massachusetts, man is facing a murder charge after he was accused of striking his nephew with his car and then shooting him outside the Cambridge District Courthouse in Medford. Chenghai Xue, 44, is accused of killing his 23-year-old nephew after failing to get an extension on a restraining order against him, report NBC Boston, CBS Boston, Boston.com, WCVB and WHDH. Xue allegedly drove at the victim, hitting him…
COLLEYVILLE, Texas — The gunman who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue in a 10-hour standoff that ended in his death was checked against law enforcement databases before entering the U.S. but raised no red flags, the White House said Tuesday. Story Here
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Kingsville Officer Sherman Benys died Thursday morning after being shot while responding to a domestic disturbance on Monday. Information regarding funeral arrangements is not currently available, officials said. Benys had been with the Kingsville Police Department for 19 years. Story Here
The US Department of Justice released a useful publication titled Active Shooter Incidents: Topical One-Pagers 2000-2018. The publication is an 18-page summary of active shooter statistics for every attack that met the FBI definition between the years 2000 and 2018. It is a valuable reference for anyone who is interested in the topic.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that warrantless gun confiscation from Americans’ homes is unconstitutional, voting unanimously on the side of a Rhode Island man whose firearms were taken by law enforcement without a warrant after his wife expressed concerns that he might hurt himself. Full Story
Great article from the ABA Journal for getting back to in person court proceedings. Read it HERE