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Suicide by Cop

California Cop Shot Dead Responding To Suicide Call

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Crime

(Adds name of officer from local media) SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 (Reuters) - A police officer was shot and killed in the San Francisco ...

Man Shot By Albuquerque Police 'Went Crazy': Wife

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.06.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the surface, it seemed like a case where police had no choice but to respond with deadly force: A man barricaded himself...

David Lohr

Friend Speculates That Suspected Mall Shooter Wanted 'Suicide By Cop' (EXCLUSIVE) | David Lohr | Posted 12.13.2012 | Crime

Jacob Roberts, who police said is responsible for a fatal shooting spree at an Oregon mall, may have been set off by a recent break-up with a girlfrie...

San Diego Police Officer Dies In Unprovoked Shooting

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

SAN DIEGO — An occasional construction worker who left behind a two-page suicide note and is suspected of fatally shooting a police officer in t...

After Fort Hood: Count All the Dead

Aaron Glantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Glantz

The most depressing aspect of Thursday's shoot-out at Fort Hood is that none of the 11 people who died in the melee will be counted as casualties of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Trigger-Happy in America

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

I start wonder why the NRA hasn't launched a lucrative travel channel show. They could start each segment with "Today's shooting comes to you from..." filling in any given American locale.