Charlotte killings highlight the risks police face when serving warrants

For society to function, arrest warrants must be served on criminal suspects. However, there is no guarantee of the safety of the police officer who knocks on the door. Monday’s killing of four law enforcement officers while executing arrest warrants in North Carolina underscored the serious risks. The attack in Charlotte left four other officers […]

Biden to meet with families of fallen police officers in Charlotte

President Biden will meet with the family of a police officer killed in the line of duty in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday. The White House said the president will travel to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to “pay tribute to the brave law enforcement officers killed and injured in the line of duty in Charlotte on […]

Charlotte law enforcement officers who died in shootout identified: ‘Forever indebted’

Three of four law enforcement officers were killed in a shootout in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday afternoon., Identified. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) has identified the missing officer as Joshua Eyer. The North Carolina Adult Corrections Department (NCDAC) has identified Sam Poroche and Alden Elliott as task force officers assigned to the Carolina Sheriff’s […]

Charlotte shooting: 3 US Marshals killed, 5 officers injured serving warrant, suspect dead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three U.S. Marshals were killed and five officers were injured Monday afternoon when a suspect opened fire during a U.S. Marshals Task Force investigation in Charlotte, North Carolina, police said. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department initially reported that “numerous” officers were shot at the scene in the 5000 block of Galway Drive in […]