Crime Washington state deputy is killed in the line of duty; authorities search for remaining suspect

21:18  24 july  2021
21:18  24 july  2021 Source:   cnn.com

Mississippi marker honors 2 Black men killed by Klan in 1964

  Mississippi marker honors 2 Black men killed by Klan in 1964 MEADVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Friends and relatives gathered Thursday in a tiny town in southwestern Mississippi to dedicate a new state historical marker honoring two young Black men who were kidnapped and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen 57 years ago. Investigators found the remains of college student Charles Eddie Moore and lumber mill worker Henry Hezekiah Dee in a backwater of the Mississippi River in July 1964. It happened as officers were searching for three civil rights workers who had disappeared from central Mississippi the previous month. © Provided by Associated Press Thomas J. Moore, who lives in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Law enforcement officers from the Vancouver, Washington, area are mourning a deputy killed in a shooting Friday night.

a police car parked in front of a building: Police investigate after the shooting. © KPTV Police investigate after the shooting.

Police said Saturday they have detained two suspects and are searching for a third. Tthe suspects "may be armed and dangerous," authorities alerted earlier.

Sgt. Brent Waddell with the Clark County Sheriff's Office told a media briefing that the shooting occurred in Vancouver, which is a suburb of Portland, Oregon.

Waddell said the deputy was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. The department later announced in a press release that the deputy had been "killed in the line of duty."

Waddell offered few details.

The Vancouver Police Department is leading other agencies in the investigation, Waddell said.

Outrage Grows After Deputies Beat Native American Man, Kill His Dog .
Last Saturday around 2 a.m., a pair of deputies in a tiny California city responded to a report of domestic violence at an apartment complex. But instead of finding the 911 caller or their alleged suspect, the cops tased, pepper-sprayed and beat a Native American man and shot and killed his dog. The disturbing encounter, captured in bystander video and body cam footage released by the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, has sparked outrage and divided residents in Bishop, a city of about 3,700 people near the Nevada border.George Barlow, 32, was at an empty gas station on the Bishop Paiute Reservation when one of the Inyo County deputies first approached.

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