Police Shooting

​Police officer convicted over girl’s shooting

Following a trial, the Waigani National Court convicted Jeffery Sheekiot of Sumusamu village, Bogia, Madang Province, for one count of wilful murder.

The court found that Sheekiot, while in the company of other officers on 19 April 2013, shot Feline Bune, a 12-year-old girl, during a car chase between 7pm and 9pm.

Police were under the impression the vehicle, driven by the mother of the deceased, was stolen after they saw it being chased by another private vehicle along the Waigani drive opposite Boroko Motors.

Police shoot pensioner carrying crucifix

Bakersfield officials said officers opened fire at Francisco Serna seconds after he was pointed out to them.

Police said he refused officer commands to take his hands out of his pockets, and neighbours had complained he was threatening people and might be armed.

A 2015 study rated Bakersfield Police Department as the deadliest in the US.

Mr Serna's family said the shooting in the city, 110 miles (177km) north of Los Angeles, was murder.

Video released shows officers shooting 6-year-old

The incident, which happened in September 2015,resulted in the indictments of two marshals on second degree murder and second degree attempted murder charges.

The marshals began pursuing the car after they witnessed an argument between a man and his girlfriend in front of a local bar, a source told CNN. Officers moved to detain the man, identified as Christopher Few, who took off in his car.

The pursuit ended in gunfire on a dead-end street in Marksville, Louisiana.


San Diego police officer fatally shot, another wounded

"It is with a very sad heart that we announce the death of one of our officers tonight," the San Diego Police Department said on Twitter.

The officers were shot during a traffic stop at about 11:00pm on Thursday local time in Southcrest, a south-eastern neighbourhood of San Diego, the San Diego Union Tribune reported.

They were taken to hospitals after the shooting.

One of the officers was shot multiple times and died, and the other was undergoing surgery early Friday, the newspaper reported.

Police arrest another Tatana shooting suspect

PNG Loop was told that the Police Constable was arrested during a dawn raid by police investigators at his family residence on Thursday morning (July 28th).

Assistant police commissioner of crimes Victor Isouve informed PNG Loop the Constable was arrested at the home of his father who is also a former Assist police Commissioner.

Based here in Port Moresby and the man has been on the run for the past year and a half evading investigators.

Baton Rouge: Three US police officers shot dead

A suspect shot dead at the scene was thought to be the only gunman involved, police said. Reports earlier suggested there was more than one gunman.

President Barack Obama said nothing justified attacks on police officers.

It is not clear what the motive is, or whether there is any link to the killing by police of a black man in the city nearly two weeks ago.

The shooting of Alton Sterling and another killing of a black man in Minnesota, led to widespread protests across the US.

Philando Castile funeral: Mom wants prayers for peace

But Thursday, little Olivia was standing in line with her mom, Rachel, to enter Castile's funeral. Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop on July 6.

"It saddens me that she won't be able to, you know," Rachel said as she held back tears. "Have the benefit of him being an amazing person next year and for years to come."

The black cop who has a problem with 'Black Lives Matter'


That is the conclusion of a strongly-worded post that has been shared more than 130,000 times on Facebook and has racked up hundreds of thousands of views on other media platforms such as Imgur.

While the sentiment is provocative, it is the identity of the author that triggered particular interest. Jay Stalien's profile indicates he is an active police officer in Florida and previously Baltimore. And he is black.

Police shooting of Jiwaka man being investigated

Thomas Kei is now lying paralysed in a hospital bed at the Port Moresby General Hospital waiting on an operation to remove bullets from his shot up legs.

Molex Mathew a relative looking after him says the man is in a lot of pain as he awaits surgery.

The March 23 incident in now being investigated by the Criminal Investigation Division officers at the police headquarters.

Assistant Police commissioner Crimes Victor Isouve has confirmed that the policeman were under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

Police bullet would made me useless – survivor

Koroho is the only survivor among the three men who sustained bullet wounds from the alleged police shooting.  

It has been one year and three days and still not one policemen involved in the shooting is arrested.

Koroho 52 is a qualified crane operator and had just resigned from Bishop Brothers at the time of the incident.

He suffered bullet wounds in his shoulder and had to go through nine hours of surgery to have the bullets removed.

Doctors have declared him unfit for any physical work and because of this, his family now suffers financially.