Death by Police: the statistics will shock you

I do not know what is happening here, yet even though population per capita has increased exponentially there seems to be a shocking amount of deaths at the hands of law enforcement. Our tax money.. should not be paying those who are supposed to serve and protect us  if they are allowed to beat us or shoot us. Now I know there are justifiable and rational explanations to some situations, I am far from unreasonable, yet there seems to be far too many where the ends do not justify the means. Far too many to be honest. It scares the life out of me not sure about you. 
I am showing the information found on the web site listed  seems from 1889 to 2009 there were a reported 133 civilian deaths by law enforcement. in 2009 there were 64 deaths.. and well after that it is getting horrible. in 2010 it climbed to 90 and 2011  2012  2013

September 2014[edit]
Date Last Name, First Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-09-24 unidentified (?) Oklahoma (Moore) Police found two women stabbed and a man shot at a grocery story. The man was shot by an off-duty Oklahoma County deputy who is employed by the business. One woman was pronounced dead. Investigators think the man may have been involved in the stabbing that happened inside the grocery. Neither woman had any relationship with the man.[1]
2014-09-24 Hooks, David (59) Georgia (East Dublin) Unnamed Laurens County deputies claim Hooks pointed a rifle at them when they tried to search his home. They shot and killed him. [2]
2014-09-24 Majors, Craig (39) California (Los Angeles) Following a domestic dispute, police found Senior Lead Officer Craig Majors of the West Valley Division dead from suicide.[3]
2014-09-24 Navarre, Jacob (25) Louisiana (DeRidder) Louisiana State Police shot and killed a man LSP Sgt. James Anderson said tried to run them over. [4][5][6]
2014-09-24 Anderson, Nolan (50) Louisiana (New Orleans) St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a fellow deputy involved in a domestic dispute. [7]
2014-09-24 Stoddard, Matthew (25) Washington (Pasco) Pasco Police officer Tony Haworth shot and killed Matthew Stoddard after a foot chase. Haworth told his superiors Stoddard had a gun.[8]
2014-09-23 Rice, Brian (57) South Carolina (Goose Creek) State Constable Brian Rice pointed four guns at his wife and later at state police who shot and killed him. Later his wife described Rice as having been diagnosed with cancer and taking “several medications” which changed his personality. [9]
2014-09-23 Lee, Joseph (32) Indiana (Elkhart) According to a press release, after a foot chase with a man wanted for a felony warrant Elkhart City Police officers shot and killed the man after he pointed a gun at the officers. [10][11]
2014-09-23 Klessig, Thomas (23) Texas (University Park) According to police, Klessig was “uncooperative with officers” and was pepper-sprayed. He became unresponsive and was given CPR, then was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. [12]
2014-09-23 Tillman, Cameron (14) Louisiana (New Orleans) A high school student was shot and killed by a Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Deputy who reported finding four juveniles in an abandoned home. [13]
2014-09-23 Jolly, John (23) Kentucky (Louisville) Responding to a domestic dispute an unidentified Louisville Metro Police officer shot and killed a man after he reached for a gun in his car. [14][15]
2014-09-22 Cave, James (54) Iowa (Davenport) Responding to a call for help with a drunk man threatening suicide, Davenport Police Department officers first negotiated and then shot and killed the man. In August, DPD officer shot and killed a 61 year old man with mental illness.[16][17]
2014-09-22 Acosta, Gustavo Segura (36) California (Fresno) Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said his officers "did what they felt they needed to do" for their safety, when they shot and killed a man with "a history of drug use, mental illness" holding a pipe and involved in a domestic dispute. [18][19]
2014-09-21 Lambert, Shane (39) Ohio (Mansfield) Mansfield Police officers shot and killed Lambert in front of his children when he attempted to jump out of a window. [20]
2014-09-21 Satre, Daniel (43) New York (Ballston Spa) Police say Satre was screaming and walking in front of cars when two Ballston Spa officers called for backup to help arrest him on disorderly conduct charges. Two officers from the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office and two state troopers arrived, and all six attempted to apprehend Satre, police said. Stun guns used by officers, and he became unconscious after being handcuffed. Police said officers attempted to perform CPR at the scene, but Satre was pronounced dead at Saratoga Hospital.[21]
2014-09-21 Beeler, Brian (41) Iowa (Des Moines) Officers Peter Wilson and Cody Willis shot Beeler September 17. Officers responded to a complaint about an argument at the home of Beeler's aunt. Police confronted Beeler, who had two knives in his waistband. Police said Beeler refused to show his hands and failed to follow officers' instructions to surrender so they shot him.[22]
2014-09-20 Souter, Kela (49) Florida (Homosassa) Responding to a call for help with a suicidal woman, a Citrus County Sheriff's deputy responded by pointing a gun at Souter and demanding she drop her gun. She did not and he shot and killed her. [23]
2014-09-20 Miller, Edward (52) Florida (Daytona Beach) Volusia County Deputy Joel Hernandez and his partner were investigating a separate incident at a business when 52-year-old Edward Miller and his son showed up and got into an argument with an employee. Deputies said Miller brandished a gun, and Hernandez perceived a threat and opened fire. Miller, who was deaf and sitting in his car, died at the scene. Hernandez' action is being investigated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. [24][25][26]
2014-09-19 Marval, Paul (39) California (Anaheim) An armed-robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire with Anaheim SWAT officers during a standoff in an auto lot.[27]
2014-09-19 Weaver, Levi (18) Georgia (Cedartown) Weaver's mother told Polk County jail administrator Jerry Shellhouse that Weaver was "acting crazy" and "tearing things up." Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats said Weaver approached an officer with a baseball bat and a knife. The deputy shot twice hitting Weaver in his chest killing him.[28][29]
2014-09-19 Cole, Gerald (54) Texas (San Angelo) Cole threatened a woman via text message on September 11. Officers attempted to stop Cole, who then led them on a low-speed chase. Once stopped, Cole exited his vehicle brandishing a handgun and was shot at least once by San Angelo Police officers. Cole died on September 19. [30]
2014-09-19 Smith, William (33) New Mexico (Las Cruces) A high-speed chase out of Luna County, followed by a multi-hour standoff in Las Cruces ended Friday afternoon with the armed driver shot dead by a New Mexico State Police officer[31]
2014-09-18 Bunch, Ricky Lynn (40) Tennessee (Grainger) Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office described a stand-off between Bunch and law enforcement personnel, and during that time Bunch got in and out of his vehicle at various time and displayed both a pistol and a shotgun. During the confrontation, Bunch was shot by law enforcement personnel, and was pronounced deceased at the scene. [32]
2014-09-18 Smith, Charles (29) Georgia (Savannah) According to police, Smith was put into a police car, where he managed to move his hands to the front of his body, and he kicked out one of the vehicle's windows. "The officers said, as Smith attempted to exit the patrol car, they saw that he had a firearm. This encounter resulted in Smith being shot and killed at the scene."[33]
2014-09-18 Willis, Michael (42) Missouri (Jennings) St. Louis County police officers shot and killed a man after he pointed a rifle at them during a chase in suburban St. Louis.[34][35]
2014-09-17 McClain, Tommy (22) California (Eureka) According to an Eureka Police Department press release, officers were in the area searching for two subjects wanted on felony warrants. An officer observed two men, one of whom appeared to have a handgun. Officers “confronted the man with the gun,” and shot him. [36]
2014-09-16 William Buchanan Stingley, Jr, (40) Mississippi (Pelahatchie) Neighbors were shooting at each other when a Rankin County deputy arrived, shot and killed Stingley. Sheriff Bryan Bailey, who was not present at the shooting, said the deputy “did the right thing.”[37]
2014-09-16 Porraz, Matthew (21) California (Fresno) Porraz shot by two plainclothes officers who confronted him when he tried to escape out a back window of an apartment, according to Fresno Deputy Chief Keith Foster.[38]
2014-09-16 Ashford, Kashad (23) New Jersey (Rutherford) Police shot and killed Ashford after a lengthy car chase.[39]
2014-09-16 Brown, Carrey (26) Washington (Lacey) The wife of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier said her husband “snapped” and had a mental episode when he fired his gun inside their home. Police said 26-year-old Sgt. Carrey Brown exited the house and fired his gun in the street, and after a brief pursuit near the home, an Thurston County deputy responded by shooting him with a rifle.[40]
2014-09-15 Allen, Joel (34) Texas (Dallas) Dallas Police Officer Michael DeWilde said Allen jumped into a car and drove into DeWilde, carrying him more than 50 yards across the parking lot. DeWilde then fired at least three times through the windshield. DeWilde then fell off the vehicle as Allen drove away.[41]
2014-09-15 Bonty, Michael (23) Alaska (Wasilla) Wasilla Police Department police officer Andrew Kappler shot and killed a man early Monday following a 911 call reporting a domestic dispute that ended with an abrupt hang-up. Bonty's mother told reporters her son was attempting suicide. [42][43]
2014-09-15 Mitchell, Chris (37) Ohio (Cincinnati) Two Cincinnati police officers shot and killed a man; but before they pointed their guns at him, he turned one on himself. "When he came out onto the porch he had the gun to his head. That's when they fired."[44]
2014-09-14 Adams, Ceasar (36) Lousiana (New Orleans) NOPD Officer Jonathan Smith said two passengers got out of the vehicle and shot him three times. Smith managed to return fire, killing Caesar Adams and wounding the other, according to the NOPD. [45]
2014-09-14 Perez, Richard (24) California (Richmond) Perez was shot near a liquor store by a police officer after trying to get a hold of his gun during a fight, which lasted at least 45 seconds. Perez, and several other people, were told to leave the liquor store after they were accused of loitering there.[46]
2014-09-13 Phillips, James Bradley (43) Tennessee (Knoxville) A Pigeon Forge police officer shot and killed a man wanted for questioning in connection to the murder of a Knoxville man.[47]
2014-09-13 Gibbons, Jesse (29) Kentucky (Lexington) Kentucky State Police say Gibbons died after being taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say Gibbons assaulted a police officer then took his Taser and left the scene, starting a police chase. Witnesses say they heard nearly 50 gun shots over the course of a minute.[48]
2014-09-13 Morales, Fredi (20) Illinois (Wheeling) An on-duty Wheeling police officer’s vehicle struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian Sunday morning in the northwest suburbs of Illinois.[49]
2014-09-13 Hinkle, Ricky (47) Alabama (Birmingham) Hinkle fell to the floor and was unresponsive after a deputy used the Taser on him, according to the statement issued by the Jefferson County Sheriff's office. Hinkle was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the agency. He was in jail for parole violations. [50]
2014-09-12 Jackson, Elijah (33) Tennessee (Knoxville) Friday morning, a deputy spotted Jackson, who was wanted as a suspect for a stabbing, in a Powell subdivision and tried to pull him over. Deputies say Jackson rammed three KCSO cars and tried to run over several officers when they shot at the vehicle.[51]
2014-09-12 Johnson, Jeff (33) Texas (Abilene) Abilene police report they did a welfare check at Johnson's motel room and fond nothing wrong. Johnson slammed and shot through the door. He later jumped from a second story window and fled in a silver van. Police found him in a nearby cemetery. Johnson ran down a police dog, then was shot and killed by unnamed officers.[52]
2014-09-11 Nicholas, James (48) Texas (Houston) Harris County Sheriff's Office said 48-year-old James Earl Nicholas was killed after officers with a fugitive task force tracked him to an apartment complex. Authorities say he fired on the officers as they moved to arrest him. [53]
2014-09-11 Trujillo, Inez (42) Texas (Duval County) An inmate who was without his medication died, Duval County officials said. “He destroyed his medication during the altercation with his girlfriend,” the official said. “He has several ailments.” Trujillo was moved to an isolated jail cell Tuesday after he was seen throwing up and coughing profusely.[54]
2014-08-11 Schroff, Benjamin (37) Utah (St. George) Schroff was shot and killed by St. George Police officers after a hostages were taken during a bank robbery, car and foot chase. Schroff's family released a poignant apology to the community the next day.[55]
2014-09-10 Hunt, Darrien Nathaniel (22) Utah (Saratoga Springs) A 22-year-old Saratoga Springs man was allegedly armed with a samurai sword when fatally shot during a confrontation with officers.[56]
2014-08-09 Miller, Robert (34) Pennsylvania (Radnor) Radnor Police Officer Robert “John” Miller died of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was inside of his personal vehicle, parked in the employee parking lot, when he killed himself. [57]
2014-09-09 Brown, Shawn (20) New Jersey (Atlantic City) Police responded to calls of multiple gun shots. Upon arrival, police encountered Shawn Brown who was armed with a semi-automatic pistol, and shot him. Police made no other details available.[58][59]
2014-09-09 Roskelley, Christopher (38) Utah (Ogden) One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting occurred in Ogden Tuesday afternoon, according to Ogden police.[60]
2014-09-08 Oswald, Michael (38) South Carolina (Charleston County) Charleston County Sheriff said man who used an AK-47 rifle to shoot and kill a deputy, and injure two other deputies, died after deputies returned fire. The shooting took the life of Deputy Joseph Matuskovic, and injured Deputy Michael Ackerman who was also shot, but is expected to recover.[61]
2014-09-08 Perkins, Alphonse Edward (50) California (Los Angeles) Officers responded to a 2 AM domestic dispute. Perkins allegedly shot a gun and the officers responded, killing Perkins. The officers were not immediately named.[62]
2014-09-08 Gonzales, Benito (45) Texas (San Patricio County) Police say Gonzales drove his truck into the San Patricio County Sheriff's Office and started shooting. Deputies returned fire, killing him. Family members say Gonzales was depressed after a recent diagnosis of colon cancer.[63][64]
2014-09-08 Caraway, Tyler (24) Texas (Austin) A suspect in a bank robbery investigation was shot and killed by police officers Monday night.[65]
2014-09-08 LeBlanc, Christopher (40) Louisiana (Pineville) Police said LeBlanc allegedly charged at the officers, with the weapon in hand, and one of the officers drew his gun and fired multiple times.[66]
2014-09-07 Carberry, Thomas (50) Florida (Wilton Manors) Police responded to a call of man who was threatening suicide and who also threatened to kill his two roommates and any police who tried to stop him. Before police arrived, Carberry fired multiple rounds but it is not clear who he was shooting at. Police ordered Carberry to drop his weapon multiple times but he refused and responded "do it! do it!"[67]
2014-09-06 Davis, Thomas (44) Hawaii (Honolulu) An unnamed patrol officer transporting two teenagers hit and killed Davis, a man in a wheelchair. Police said Davis, who friends describe as deaf, was in a traffic lane. There are no streetlights or sidewalks where the accident happened.[68][69]
2014-09-05 Howell, Steven (23) Tennessee (Dayton) Authorities say a Rhea County sheriff’s deputy has fatally shot a man in the emergency room of the local hospital. The victim, who was injured and arrested during a domestic violence incident, took a weapon from one of the two deputies escorting him, and the other deputy fired the fatal shot.[70]
2014-09-05 Owens, Naim (22) New York (New York) Owens grazed officer John Hirschberger in the left thigh while fleeing cops, according to police. During the pursuit, cops shot Owens once in the upper back. He suffered complications during surgery and died from internal bleeding, the sources said.[71]
2014-09-03 Bowman, James (42) Nevada (Reno) A multi-agency law enforcement team was conducting surveillance on a wanted subject who was possibly armed. During the operation, 42-year-old James Luke Bowman presented a weapon at the officers, and shots were fired.[72]
2014-09-03 Cifuentes, Karen (19) Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) Karen Cifuentes, 19, died after being shot about 6:15 p.m. near Melrose Lane and Rockwell Avenue, after allegedly trying to hit a sergeant with her car, according to police.[73]
2014-09-03 Henry Jr, Ronald (58) Arizona (Tucson) TPD says they received two 911 calls referencing a suicidal subject at the home. When officers arrived, they found the subject in the front yard armed with a handgun. Police say Henry then pointed the gun at officers. That's when police fired.[74]
2014-09-02 Brown, Kendrick (35) Ohio (Cleveland) Officers were dispatched to respond for a male who was shooting at another male. A Cleveland Police sergeant was the first to arrive and encountered a suspect who pointed a handgun at the sergeant. The sergeant ordered the suspect to drop the weapon, which he did not. At this time, the sergeant fired three times, hitting the suspect.[75]
2014-09-02 Aceves, Richard Ray (55) Arizona (Phoenix) Several residents reported hearing gunshots and when two officers arrived about 10:15 p.m., they said they heard a loud boom and approached a home where they believed it came from. As they approached the house, someone at a house across the street started firing. Two officers positioned on the top of a house across the street fired and struck the suspect several times.[76]
2014-09-02 Kelley, Mark (45) Oklahoma (Tulsa) Clarence Kelley called police when his brother stabbed himself in the neck with an 8-inch knife just before 4 a.m. after being involved in an argument with his wife. Tulsa police officers instructed Kelley to drop the knife after becoming concerned he would approach nearby businesses or pedestrians in the area. He was shot multiple times when he approached officers while still carrying the knife. Kelley was transported to St. John Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators have not determined whether Kelley died of gunshot wounds or the self-inflicted stab wounds.[77]
2014-09-01 Castillo, Jr, Jesse (45) Oklahoma (Henryetta) The Oklahoma Bureau of Investigation says a red Dodge pickup truck was traveling the wrong way on I-40 west of Henryetta, Oklahoma when Creek Nation Lighthorse and Henryetta police tried repeatedly to get the man to stop his truck. According to KJRH, officials say a Light Horse officer eventually fired his weapon, hitting the driver and sending the truck into a ditch.[78]

August 2014[edit]
Date Last Name, First Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-08-31 Burch, Justin (21) Mississippi (Hattiesburg) Responding to a domestic violence call, the Marion County Sheriff's office says "a deputy gave Burch numerous commands to drop a firearm, but the situation escalated" and the deputy shot and killed Burch.[1]
2014-08-31 Bingamen, Royal Shawn (42) Nevada (Reno) According to media reports, a chain of events, triggered by a pharmacy robbery and a vehicle chase, ended with Reno police fatally shooting a suspect.[2][3]
2014-08-31 Garza, José Walter (30) Texas (Laredo) The Laredo Police Department said they received a report of a man armed with a weapon at a truck stop. “The encounter resulted in an officer-involved shooting,” according to the release, which did not specify if more than one officer opened fire. Surveillance video from the truck stop a shows Garza after he was shot at by several officers, over 80 times. A cousin said police shot Garza so many times he “had no face.” “He wouldn’t get aggressive, he wouldn’t hurt anyone,” cousin Andrea Martinez said. “He’s a good kid. “Why didn’t they shoot him in the leg, or the arm or something? Not like that.” Garza had schizophrenia.[4][5][6]
2014-08-31 Turner, Eugene (28) Kansas (Kansas City) Kansas Highway Patrol responded to reports of a man wandering the streets with a gun. KHP found an armed individual a block south of initial reports. Eugene Turner fired several shots at KHP who returned fire, killing the suspect.[7][8][9]
2014-08-30 Johnston, Stephen (51) Washington (Seattle) According to Seattle Police, a man had been firing a weapon outside of his home. When officers arrived, the man with a weapon in hand, retreated into the house but then came back out and fired on officers. Two officers with rifles returned fire. The wounded man crawled back into his house and died. As of 9/5/2014 SPD has not identified the victim.[10][11]
2014-08-29 Lewis, Jeremy (33) Florida (Orlando) Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Lewis pointed a gun at deputies who were serving a warrant at an Orlando apartment complex. At least two deputies shot Lewis several times outside the doorway, and he died from his injuries. He was identified to media at the scene.[12]
2014-08-29 Wells, Mark (??) Pennsylvania (Eagleville) Police Officer Mark Wells was found seated in his own vehicle. Lower Providence Township Police Chief Francis Carroll said Wells shot himself with a department-issued handgun shortly after 2:30 p.m. Wells was working the day shift at the time. [13][14]
2014-08-29 Lebak, Erik Charles (32) California (Redding) When two Shasta County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call for help about a suicidal man they heard gunshots inside the home. A short time later a confrontation ensued between the man and two deputies, and the man was shot and killed. Lebak was the son of retired Redding police captain Chuck Lebak, officers said.[15][16]
2014-08-29 Withers, Jayson Matthew (26) Oregon (Pendleton) A corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution shot and killed Withers after he and another prisoner wouldn't stop attacking a third inmate. The guard fired "to prevent imminent serious bodily injury to an inmate being assaulted." The guard's name was not yet released.[17]
2014-08-29 O'Connell, John (44) Arizona (Littlefield) Mohave County Sheriff's Office says deputies spotted a motorcycle traveling without a rear license plate. Deputies attempted to stop the rider, who then abandoned his vehicle and ran into the desert. Deputies found him in some brush and used a Taser twice after he allegedly became combative. The suspect stopped breathing while being led in handcuffs to a patrol car.[18][19]
2014-08-29 Garcia, Enebelio (45) Texas (Guadalupe County) Guadalupe County Sheriff Arnold Zwicke said Enebelio Garcia of New Braunfels was shot and killed by deputies after reportedly trying to attack them with a carpenter’s hatchet.[20]
2014-08-28 Villarreal, Raymond (43) Texas (Corpus Christi) San Patricio County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call a man had a gun and was going to kill himself. According to a media report, deputies found the man in a pickup in brush behind his house. The man seemed excited and agitated, and at some point he got out of his vehicle with a pistol in his hand, Sheriff Leroy Moody said. At some point, he said, the man fired a shot and deputies returned fire, killing him.[21]
2014-08-28 Sharpe, Mark Jeffery (54) California (Sutter County) Sutter County deputies responded to a request for help for an attempted suicide or assault. Police say they saw a woman and a man armed with a pistol inside the home. The man did not comply with orders to move away from the pistol, so deputies fired a stun gun at the suspect. The suspect then charged at deputies, who responded with gunfire.[22][23]
2014-08-28 Havenor, Chaz Michael (21) Minnesota (Ramsey) Police officers Jerad Dixon and Richard Webb shot and fatally wounded Havenor outside a day-care center after he pointed a gun at them, said Anoka County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Paul Sommer. Havenor was shot as he ran away from a “suspicious vehicle” parked outside a daycare center. Sommer said workers at the center called police about the vehicle, in which three men were sitting. When Dixon and Webb arrived, Havenor ran from the car, pointing a gun at them, Sommer said. They fired on Havenor, fatally wounding him.[24][25][26]
2014-08-28 Sellars, Terry (31) Florida (Manatee) Mother called for help after her son attacked her with a telephone book and then choked her. Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube described the scene, “Before the three deputies got out of the car, the son bolted out the front door with a very large samurai sword an charged at one of the deputies. [Sgt. Brady McCabe], in backing up, fired several shots at the son.”[27][28]
2014-08-28 Canas, Guillermo (36) Minnesota (St. Paul) Police officer Joseph Sandquist shot and killed a man in a confrontation that one witness said involved the suspect throwing rocks, punching an officer and charging at the cops. Police Chief Tom Smith, explaining why the officer shot the man whose weapons were rocks, said, “You don’t have to always have a firearm or knife to hurt somebody.”[29][30]
2014-08-27 Rogers, John (61) New Mexico (Bloomfield) Police responded to a domestic dispute call and as they approached the house they say they heard shots fired. Police returned fire killing Rogers. His family says he was not armed, the shooting was unprovoked and there was no "dispute."[31][32]
2014-08-27 LeBlanc, Freddie (48) Louisiana (Albany) Deputies responded to a suicidal man with a gun. WAFB reports, "an incident ensued and the man was shot and killed by deputy rounds." [33]
2014-08-27 Ramos, Sergio (18) Texas (Dallas) Police say Sergio Ramos shot and killed 25-year-old Joseph Roling during a robbery and car chase. An accomplice and witnesses took the car and Ramos left on foot. Off-duty Dallas police officer Jose Gamez followed the car, stopped behind them "and began asking questions." Ramos got in the car. Seeing a gun in Ramos' pocket, Gamez told him not to touch it. Ramos went for the gun and Gamez shot and killed him.[34]
2014-08-26 Washington, Cortez (32) Nebraska (Omaha) Restaurant robbery suspect Cortez Washington and COPS television show audio technician Bryce Dion were killed by police.[35][36]
2014-08-26 Dion, Bryce (38) Nebraska (Omaha) Restaurant robbery suspect Cortez Washington and COPS television show audio technician Bryce Dion were killed by police.[37][38]
2014-08-26 Wesson, Kerry (45) California (Lynwood) Wesson allegedly shot and wounded an unnamed Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detective in Lynwood. Wesson was later shot and killed by SWAT deputies when he exited his residence while holding a semiautomatic pistol.[39][40]
2014-08-25 Esquivel, Guadalupe (51) Texas (Lubbock) Police say an officer responded to a report of Esquivel with a gun threatening to shoot a woman. The officer arrived and confronted him, who then turned and appeared to reach for his gun. The officer fired several rounds, striking and killing the man. The shots were fired within 15 seconds of the officer's first contact with Esquivel, police said.[41]
2014-08-25 Crawford, Joshua Matthew (29) Colorado (Grand Junction) Grand Junction Police Department received a call to remove Crawford from a home on Grand Avenue. Details on what led to the shooting have yet to be released. (8/27/2014),[42][43]
2014-08-25 Matheny, Randy (31) West Virginia (Dingess) Police say Randy Matheny was involved in an auto accident and fired a shot before police arrived, then went home with his baby. Troopers say when they approached Matheny he lifted his gun and pointed it at troopers giving them no choice but to shoot him.[44]
2014-08-25 Douglas, Steven (29) Texas (Dallas) Police responded to a domestic violence call on August 23. On the 25th, Douglas chased down and rammed the car of his children’s mother and then took two children in his truck, police say. Hours later, officers chased him down, and witnesses told investigators that he pointed a pistol at Officer Rogelio Moreno, who shot and killed him.[45]
2014-08-25 Salazar, Mark (22) Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) K-9 Sgt. Ryan Stark fatally shot a burglary suspect who stabbed a his dog after it was set to attack him. The dog later died.[46]
2014-08-24 Griffis, Timothy (35) Florida (Lake City) The police report said Griffis was acting strange and wouldn't come out of a shed, saying he would kill Deputy Bradley Carpenter. "After he failed to comply with the requests to come out he was eventually tased and taken into custody." Handcuffed, Griffis began having trouble breathing and then stopped altogether. Carpenter took the cuffs off and administered CPR, but Griffis died later at a hospital.[47]
2014-08-24 McMilon, Stephen Andrew (52) Oregon (Medford) Police responded twice to calls, second time contacting McMilon carrying a shotgun, two handguns, and a "substantial" amount of ammunition, according to an agency press release. Four officers responded; McMilon menaced officers with a shotgun. Two minutes later, he fired at least one round at an officer. Police shot back and killed him.[48]
2014-08-24 Jennings, Joseph (18) Kansas (Ottawa) Jennings had just been released from a psychiatric hospital three hours before two Ottawa police officers shot and killed him.[49][50]
2014-08-24 Herrera-Garcia, Mauricio (39) Arizona (Phoenix) Herrera-Garcia left the scene of an auto accident and then fired several shots into the air when the accident victim tried to contact him. According to police, Phoenix Police Department SWAT team members fatally shot him after he pointed a handgun at an officer as they tried to apprehend him.[51]
2014-08-24 McIntosh, Roshad (19) Illinois (Chicago) A man was fatally shot in a police-involved shooting on the near west side August 24. Police recovered a 9 mm handgun at the scene.[52]
2014-08-24 Pittman, Desean (17) Illinois (Chicago) Police on foot patrol say they saw Desean Pittman shoot and kill 22-year-old Amelio Johnson. A police officer fired and fatally struck Pittman, police said.[53][54][55]
2014-08-23 Ossorio, Hernan Milton (61) Maryland (Ellicott City) Authorities said suicidal man had threatened to kill occupants of his home in Ellicott City and then confronted Police officers Russell DiAngelo and Susannah Raff with a knife. They shot and killed him.,[56][57]
2014-08-23 Paula, Briant (26) Massachusetts (Methuen) Lowell police officer Eric Wayne was charged August 23 with motor vehicle homicide and drunken driving after a Briant Paula dead and his sister injured. [58]
2014-08-23 Brown, Lamar Anthony (39) Florida (West Palm Beach) Responding to a complaint of a bike robbery, police say Brown tussled with West Palm Beach police officer Jason Rafael Barquin, deflected a Taser strike and opened fire at Barquin who shot and killed Brown.[59]
2014-08-22 Woodard, Vernicia (26) Georgia (Atlanta) Atlanta officer Tahreem Zeus Rana, 23, was arrested August 28 on the charges of murder, arson and kidnapping. He was arrested attempting to get on a flight to Mexico. Police said Woodard was shot multiple times and set on fire in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence.[60][61]
2014-08-22 Fowler, James Matthew (41) Georgia (Adairsville) Lt. Fowler committed suicide by gun in his police vehicle.[62]
2014-08-22 Alvarado, Alex (38) California (San Bernardino) Officer Gabriel Garcia shot in the head during a "protracted gun battle," trainee returned fire and killed shooter [63]
2014-08-20 Friedman, Darren (45) Maryland (Ellicott City) Officer Daniel Young and Officer Lara Bradshaw responded to a suicide in progress call shot and killed Friedman in his bedroom.[64]
2014-08-20 Williams, Arvel Douglas (30) Maryland (Perry Hall) Harford County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on 30-year-old Arvel Douglas Williams "in an effort to safely place [him] under arrest," Baltimore County Police said Thursday. Police did not say how many deputies used Tasers, or how many times Williams was stunned.[65]
2014-08-19 Ellis, David (29) Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Man killed in police shoot out. Officer Steve Korpalski, a 14-year-veteran, grazed in the left side of his head by a bullet.[66]
2014-08-19 Guy, Miranda (28) Tennessee (Harriman) Harriman Police Lt. Dan Schneider and Roane County Deputy Chris White shot and killed Guy, saying later she was a burglary suspect. Ninth Judicial District Attorney General Russell Johnson called the shooting "justified" two days later.[67][68]
2014-08-19 Cole-Garrit, Darius (21) Illinois (Chicago) A man on a bike was fatally shot by police on the Far South Side after he aimed a gun at officers, authorities said.[69]
2014-08-19 Godinez, Maria Fernada (22) Florida (Orlando) A suspect (Kody Roach[70]) and officers engaged in a shootout outside a bar in downtown Orlando. The suspect and a police officer suffered injuries. An innocent bystander woman (Godinez) was struck by an officer's bullet and died.[71]
2014-08-19 Leichardt, Chad (40) Kansas (Haysville) A man was fatally shot by police after officers arrived at an apartment complex responding to a domestic disturbance. Reportedly, Leichardt was wielding a knife and refused police commands to drop it.[72]
2014-08-19 Powell, Kajieme (25) Missouri (St. Louis) A 25-year-old man with a knife was shot by two officers. The man was reported saying that he wanted to die; family report he was "mentally challenged". The shooting took place three miles away from the site of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and occurred during Ferguson unrest.[73]
2014-08-18 Towe, Jeffrey (53) California (Woodland) Man lunged at officers with a knife and was shot. Family reported to media a long history of mental illness.[74]
2014-08-18 Bukowiecki, Richard (47) California (Norwalk) Bukowiecki committed suicide in a motel room. He had served on the Cerritos College campus police force for 26 years and was chief for the past eight. In 2012 he was awarded Outstanding Classified Manager.[75]
2014-08-18 Jones, Andre Maurice (37) California (Los Angeles) Jones was killed by the LAPD SWAT team after a "rolling gun battle." Police accuse driver Avel Jowan Turks of attempted murder; an officer was badly wounded.[76]
2014-08-18 Walker, Luther Lathron (38) California (Los Angeles) A SWAT team shot and killed an armed man who had been holding his girlfriend hostage for hours August 18 at an apartment complex in Bellflower. Negotiators were in contact with the unidentified man before the shooting occurred, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.[77][78]
2014-08-18 Paul, Joshua (31) Illinois (Carpentersville) Two Carpentersville police officers suspected Paul was operating the vehicle with a revoked driver's license and was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for previous traffic violations when they pulled him over. Officers describe a "brief struggle" and Paul was taken to Sherman Hospital for treatment of a chin laceration. Medical personnel then told officers that Paul required medical attention beyond treatment for the cut on his chin, police said. Paul's condition deteriorated at the hospital where he died several hours later. As of August 25, the officers are not identified and Kane County Coroner Rob Russell has completed an autopsy but has declined to release the results.[79][80]
2014-08-17 Piirainen, Steven (52) Maine (Mexico) State Trooper Paul Casey and Mexico Reserve Officer Dean Benson stopped Piirainen, who was suspected of stealing a truck. Piirainen was killed after an exchange of gunfire.[81]
2014-08-17 Love, Levon Leroy (44) Texas (San Antonio) Love was found passed out in his car and naked from the waist down, police said. Paramedics were called, but Love resisted efforts to load him into an ambulance and jumped back into his car instead, police said. He started to drive away with the gurney dragging behind him until he crashed into a pickup. Police said Love would not calm down as they tried to detain him after the crash, so they deployed Tasers.[82]
2014-08-16 Wegener, Travis (28) Tennessee (Knoxville) Police Cadet Michael William Little was shot and killed after he gunned down Travis Donald Wegener, 28, at the home of Little’s ex-girlfriend, police said. Little also shot his ex-girlfriend and her mother, seriously injuring her mother. Ex-girlfriend's brother, Joshua Womack shot and killed Little.[83]
2014-08-16 Miller, Fred (38) Maryland (Fort Washington) Prince George's County Police believe Miller shot and killed two adult family members and his 3-year-old daughter. Police found him driving in a Maryland suburb of Washington, DC; Miller shot at six officers who all returned fire, killing him. Officers involved are Alba De Jesus, corporal Clarence Black, Brett Fairbrother, corporal Paul Schweinsburg, Christopher Gehlhausen; also included was Williard Shelton of the Maryland State Police.[84][85]
2014-08-14 Jennings, Alvin Curtis (61) Iowa (Davenport) Jennings reportedly had a knife and charged police. According to his family, Jennings suffered from mental and physical disabilities.[86]
2014-08-14 Parker, Dante (36) California (Victorville) Sheriff's deputies found Parker riding a bicycle away from the residence and tried to stop him, but he appeared to be under the influence of unknown substances and became "uncooperative and combative," officials said. Parker allegedly fought with a female deputy and left bruises on her arms. The deputy used a Taser on Parker "multiple times" during a struggle, officials said. A second deputy helped handcuff Parker and place him in the backseat of a patrol unit, when they saw that he was sweating and breathing heavily, authorities said.[87]
2014-08-14 Wagner, Sonny (52) Kansas (Newton) A single officer responded to a domestic violence call, met Wagner at the front door of his home. The officer reported he told Wagner to put the knife down, but he refused. Wagner then raised the knife and walked toward the officer. The officer then fired his service weapon twice, hitting Wagner in the chest.[88]
2014-08-14 Showman, Diana (19) California (San Jose) A woman was fatally shot by police after she pointed a cordless drill designed to appear as an Uzi firearm. The officer who shot Showman, Wakana Okuma, was CIT trained. Showman had bipolar disorder.[89][90]
2014-08-13 Zavala, Jacinto (21) Colorado (Greeley) Zavala was shot by police. Family told the media Zavala was a veteran and had PTSD.[91]
2014-08-13 Cusseaux, Michelle (50) Arizona (Phoenix) Michelle Cusseaux, a woman with mental illness was shot and killed by Phoenix Sgt. Percy Dupra after her family and mental health workers called for police assistance.[92][93]
2014-08-13 unidentified male (??) Texas (Houston) When officers pulled over a driver suspected of driving a stolen pickup, the driver raised a gun at them. Officer Alton Baker then shot and killed the driver. Houston police officer John Calhoun was injured.[94][95]
2014-08-13 Jones, Reagan Alabama (Muscle Shoals) Reagan Jones barricaded himself in his apartment at Arbor Village Apartments after shooting and injuring his sister. Jones fired a high-powered military-style rifle at officers, and a Florence SWAT officer fired two rounds at Jones, killing him. According to media reports, Jones was angry about a mental health appointment.[96][97]
2014-08-12 DeVito, James (59) New York (Suffern) DeVito was hit by off-duty NYPD officer Richard Christopher who was driving under the influence of alcohol. Both drivers were killed.[98]
2014-08-12 Christopher, Richard (32) New York (Suffern) Christopher, an off-duty NYPD, was driving under the influence of alcohol and hit James DeVito. Both drivers were killed.[99]
2014-08-12 Lopez-Gonzalez, Gabriel (22) California (San Fernando) Police shot and killed Lopez-Gonzalez who, according to media reports, had held his girlfriend hostage. Online cell phone footage shows police barrage.[100][101]
2014-08-12 Pifer, Ronald (54) Michigan (Fairfield Township) Pifer reportedly pointed a shotgun at police. According to media reports, Pifer suffered from mental illness.[102][103]
2014-08-11 Mroczek, Robert (46) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[104]
2014-08-11 Mroczek, Pammi (49) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[105]
2014-08-11 Brennan, Daniel (51) New York (Palenville) Parole officer Mroczek killed his estranged wife and boyfriend (Pammi Mroczek (49), Daniel Brennan (51)), then suicided after a police chase.[106]
2014-08-11 Ford, Ezell (24) California (Los Angeles) Ford was shot and killed by LAPD officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas. According to witnesses, Ford was unarmed and on the ground when killed. According to his family, Ford suffered from mental illness.[107][108]
2014-08-11 Gonzalez, Jose Manuel (18) Texas (Dallas) Neighbors told media Gonzalez attacked his mother, father and grandmother. Officers saw Gonzalez with two knives. The teen refused to drop the knives so Senior Cpl. Kevin Gladden shot and then Tased him. Police said he died at the hospital.[109]
2014-08-11 Davis, Eddie Texas (DeKalb) Officers responding to a disturbance call at residence were fired upon Eddie Davis who wounded one officer in the leg. Gun shots were returned and suspect suffered fatal injuries.[110]
2014-08-11 Harris, Torrez (52) Mississippi (Canton) Harris shot and killed his step-daughter and ran to a nearby laundry where officers shot and killed him. Friends and family were surprised.[111]
2014-08-10 Bandy, Tyrone “Ty” (45) Washington (Burien) Police responded to domestic violence call, got girlfriend out of the house and negotiated while SWAT teams lined up. After midnight the man started shooting with shotgun and handgun. Police returned fire, killing him.[112][113]
2014-08-11 Taylor, Dillon Utah (South Salt Lake) Taylor was unarmed and walking out of a convenience store. Police had been called to the scene due to an anonymous report and ended up shooting Taylor in the parking lot.[114]
2014-08-10 Gaynier, Andrew Scott (26) Texas (Dallas) Gaynier was an unarmed man who was shot multiple times and killed by an officer working off duty. Officer Antonio Hudson received a 911 call about a man who was walking the streets making lewd comments towards women. He identified Gaynier and shot him while he was trying to enter a family vehicle.[115]
2014-08-09 Cornelio Morales, Alberto (41) California (Walnut Park) A gunman shot and injured a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy at 4 am., and after a manhunt was found hiding in a dumpster.[116][117]
2014-08-09 Penderghest, Joseph (40) Pennsylvania (Springfield Township) Officials say troopers approached Penderghest after a car accident. They saw him cutting himself with a knife. Troopers attempted to stop him from harming himself using verbal commands, pepper spray and stun guns, but were unsuccessful. Police say Penderghest advanced toward them with the knife and troopers shot and killed him. Deputies were not identified.[118]
2014-08-09 Brown, Michael (18) Missouri (Ferguson) Shooting of Michael Brown. Brown was fatally shot by officer Darren Wilson at 2:15 pm, after being confronted for jaywalking. According to police, Brown, who was unarmed, shoved and hit a police officer, and reached for the officer's handgun. The officer then shot Brown. Some witnesses stated that Brown did not assault the officer or go for his gun, but that the patrol car door was opened so close and with such force that it bounced off Brown and closed on the officer. They go on to state Brown had his hands in the air when he was shot dead by the officer. The shooting sparked protests the following days after the shooting in downtown Ferguson, with protesters chanting "Hands up! Don't shoot!" and "no justice, no peace!" and some opportunistic individuals looting around Ferguson and nearby St. Louis.[119][120][121]
2014-08-09 Paulino, Jose, Jr. (38) Pennsylvania (Tamaqua) Paulino was "Running around, yelling obscenities, and the employee of the market and a bystander called 911." Paulino was unarmed, but he wouldn't comply with officers, so they stunned with several times with a taser gun, according to State Police.[122]
2014-08-08 Higgins, Justin Wayne (23) Arkansas, (Fort Smith) According to police reports in the media, Higgens was shot and killed by an off-duty deputy after briefly holding a friend at gunpoint [123]
2014-08-08 unidentified (??) Michigan (Detroit) Officer noticed drugs inside a car during traffic stop. Driver took off with officer hanging on to the car. Officer shot the driver in the chest, fell to the ground and was shaken but not injured.[124]
2014-08-08 Uncles, Austin David (26) Colorado (Denver) Uncles, described in the media as having a "long criminal record in Utah" was shot in the torso after he allegedly pulled a gun on troopers while they were trying to arrest him.[125]
2014-08-07 Reyes-Torres, Jose (20) California (Folsom) The first officer to arrive confronted a single suspect who was armed with a large knife. That officer shot the suspect who is believed to have stabbed a woman and an infant located at the scene.[126]
2014-08-07 Wagner, Regan (23) Texas (Longview) Wagner was reportedly driving on his way to work when he was shot to death by a police officer during a traffic stop.[127]
2014-08-06 Dozer, Michael (26) California (Bakersfield) Dozer allegedly poured gasoline on a woman and tried to set her on fire.[128]
2014-08-06 Pickard Jr., James (51) Hawaii (Pearl City) A man in a stolen car advanced towards a police car, and officers fired at him.[129]
2014-08-06 Lake, Jeremy (19) Oklahoma (Tulsa) Jeremy Lake was allegedly shot by his girlfriend's father, Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler, in front of Lake's home. Kepler, who was off-duty at the time of the shooting, turned himself in to authorities afterwards. Kepler was booked on a charge of first-degree murder, and his wife was booked on a charge of accessory to murder. On August 19, the district's attorney formally charged Kepler with one count of first-degree murder and one count of shooting with intent to kill, for allegedly firing at his daughter. Wife Gina Kepler was arrested as accessory on about August 7.[130][131][132]
2014-08-06 Farias, Rudolph (51) Texas (Houston) Houston Police officer committed suicide in the parking garage behind the downtown Houston jail. He was one of four HPD officers dismissed and ordered to turn in their badges amid a ticket-rigging investigation.[133]
2014-08-05 Crawford, John (22) Ohio (Beavercreek) Man holding an air rifle shot by Beavercreek police officer Sean Williams and Sgt. David Darkow in a store. According to the family attorney, surveillance video from the Ohio Walmart shows Crawford had his back to officers and was talking on a cell phone to his mother. Sgt. David Darkow returned to work August 21.[134][135]
2014-08-05 Rowe, Donyale (37) Ohio (Cincinnati) Cincinnati officers Mark Bode and Thomas Weigard pulled over a blue BMW sport utility vehicle after the driver changed lanes without signaling. Police cameras shows passenger Rowe ran from the car. An officer can be heard shouting, "He's (expletive) got a gun! Shoot him!" Officers have not been [136][137]
2014-08-05 Hudson, Tommy (53) Virginia (Hudgins) Recently retired Virginia State Police Master Trooper Tommy Hudson committed suicide with a gunshot to his chest.[138]
2014-08-04 Flores, Manuel (28) New Mexico (Albuquerque) Man shot after attempting to ram car into Bernalillo County Sheriff's deputy Sam Rodriguez's vehicle.[139][140]
2014-08-04 Rodriguez, Maria (42) California (Bakersfield) Rodriguez was shot by Kern County deputies after she pointed a realistic-looking BB handgun at them from on top a pile of stones, at a stones business. The Kern County coroner initially identified the deceased as Sarah Bustamante, age 32. Deputies were not identified.[141][142]
2014-08-03 Hines, Vincent (58) Texas (Houston) An armed bank robbery suspect was shot by Harris County Sheriff deputies. Officers were not identified.[143]
2014-08-03 Armstrong, Justin (28) Arizona (Pinetop) Armstrong, an armed shooting suspect, shot in Hon-Dah casino parking lot. Officers were not identified.[144][145][146]
2014-08-03 Doll, Steve Matthew (40) California (Stockton) Doll was shot by California Highway Patrol officer Officer Ben Schiesser after chase by car and on foot.[147]
2014-08-03 Vang, Yee (20) Minnesota (St. Paul) A carjacking suspect shot at police officers, and officers returned fire, killing the suspect. Police identified the officers involved in the shooting as Laura Finnegan, Dan Gleason, Xiong Yang and Shawn Filiowich.[148][149]
2014-08-03 Swearingen, Ryan (27) Iowa (Fort Madison) Ryan Swearingen, who was armed with a knife, was shot by Officer Karl Judd during an incident in Swearingen's home.[150][151]
2014-08-03 Calhoun, JaCorey (23) California (Oakland) Alameda County sheriff's deputy Derek Thoms shot JaCorey Calhoun, 23, a possible suspect in a violent home-invasion robbery and pistol whipping early Sunday, hours after he fled from a car stop and hid in the yard of a home.[152][153]
2014-08-03 Lanza, Mark (23) Arizona (Phoenix) Lanza fired shot at police who arrived at a condominium complex responding to a call of a burglary, and officers returned fire, killing Lanza. Officers were not identified.[154]
2014-08-03 Abrego, Omar California (Los Angeles) Omar Abrego, 37 and a father of 3, was declared dead Aug. 3 about 12 hours after he was arrested by the two gang-unit sergeants, according to officials. The sergeants took Abrego into custody after they spotted him driving fast in South L.A. and nearly striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk, according to the LAPD. Family members and witnesses told media they saw officers beating Abrego. “They were beating him real bad, and he died of the wounds,” said Yair Abrego, the victim’s brother. Names of officers involved were not released.[155][156][157]
2014-08-02 Ramirez, Cedric Oscar (24) California (Los Angeles) Seeking to arrest Ramirez on parole violations, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy fought with him in a residential driveway where Ramirez shot at them. The unnamed deputy returned fire, killing bystander Frank Al Mendoza, 54. Ramirez held Mrs. Mendoza hostage for over seven hours before a tactical team shot and killed him.[158]
2014-08-02 Mendoza, Frank Al (54) California (Los Angeles) Mendoza was a bystander to the attempted arrest of Cedric Oscar Ramirez in front of his home when he was shot and killed by an unnamed Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy. Ramirez took Mrs. Mendoza hostage before being killed by and LAPD tactical team.[159]
2014-08-01 Calloway, Anthony (27) Georgia (Atlanta) A Fulton County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Calloway in East Point after the man shot at officers and their dog. The deputy who killed Calloway was not identified in the media.[160]
2014-08-01 Pierre, Daniel (42) New Jersey (Winslow Township) Described by relatives having "struggled with drug addiction," Pierre was shot and killed by Winslow Township police, who declined to say why they’d been called there. The officers who killed Pierre were not identified in the media.[161]

July 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-07-30 Nelson, Richard (52) Hawaii (Waikiki) After rear-ending a bus Nelson was seen drinking in his car by a nearby police officer. The police officer gave pursuit and Nelson began to drive erratically. According to Hawaii News Now, witnesses were said to have seen him make U-turns, put his car in reverse, and drive on sidewalks. The pursuing officer then shot Nelson to prevent injuries to others nearby.[1]
2014-07-29 Edwards, Josh (25) Illinois (Pana) Edwards was killed in a police shoot out in a meth house. Three others were arrested. [2]
2014-07-28 Charles Mozdir (32) New York (New York) A suspected sex offender, Charles Mozdir, was fatally shot at a smoke shop in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, where he was employed. Two U.S. marshals and a New York police officer were also wounded during the attempted arrest, and may have been wounded by Mozdir's gun. Mozdir was featured on The Hunt With John Walsh.[3]
2014-07-28 Isby, Steven (53) Illinois (Chicago) A burglary suspect was shot and killed by a 20-year veteran police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood at 3:30 am. The officer and the suspect got into a struggle with the officer's firearm, and the officer was shot in the arm with his own weapon. The officer claimed he was in fear for his life and fired at the suspect, killing him.[4]
2014-07-27 Robert Henderson (37) West Virginia (Huntington) An armed man, Robert Henderson, was shot and killed at the El Ranchito Mexican Bar. According to officers, Henderson did not comply with the officer's demands and made a threatening gesture.[5]
2014-07-25 Nicholas Lister (31) Utah (Millcreek) Lister was killed by police after he fired one round at them in his apartment complex, according to investigators. The officers came there to investigate a domestic dispute involving Lister.[6]
2014-07-25 Luis Jobel (33) California (Los Angeles) Police received a call at 3:30 am of a man causing a disturbance in the Van Nuys neighborhood, throwing rocks and vandalizing property. Police arrived at the scene and shot and killed Luis Jobel.[7]
2014-07-24 Lori Knowles (37) Georgia (Henry County) Knowles was shot and killed by police at her home. According to police, she was armed with an unspecified weapon.[8]
2014-07-22 Joaquin Cibrian (29) Texas (La Joya) Standoff. [9]
2014-07-20 Richard Duncalf (28) Washington (Kent) According to police, Duncalf fired at several officers, and officers returned fire, killing Duncalf.[10]
2014-07-18 Kenneth Johnson (34) Nevada (North Las Vegas) According to Public Information Officer Aaron Patty, about 1:30 a.m., officers were attempting to pull over the man for a routine traffic stop near Ann Road and Camino Al Norte. The rider refused to stop for officers and led them on a pursuit, Patty said. The suspect ditched his vehicle at a home's front yard in the 700 block of Rio Royal Way and ran away. Police caught up with him in the 6000 block of Revere Street near Tropical Avenue, where an officer fired his gun, striking the man several times. According to NLV police, the man turned at officers at the time, confronted them and drew what looked like a black semi-automatic handgun. [11]
2014-07-17 Eric Garner (43) New York (Staten Island) Garner had just broken up a fight between several other men when he was approached by two plainclothes police officers who questioned him about illegal cigarette sales. Garner got angry and the officers proceeded to arrest him. He resisted arrest and the officers placed him in a chokehold and slammed his head against the ground. Three more officers showed up and joined in the fight. Garner began shouting "I can't breathe" which he did six times before dying. The chokehold tactic is prohibited to be used by NYPD officers. On August 1, 2014, the New York City Medical Examiner's Office ruled Garner's death to be a homicide.[12]
2014-07-17 Holt-Singh, Misty (41) California (Stockton) Two bank robbers and a hostage, 41-year-old Misty Holt-Singh, were shot and killed by police in an exchange of gunfire after a vehicular chase. Holt-Singh was abducted by the bank robbers and forced into a stolen SUV. A third bank robber, 19-year-old Jaime Ramos, and two other hostages (who were shot and ejected from the stolen vehicle during the chase) survived. Ramos was charged with murder in connection with the shooting.[13][14][15]
2014-07-17 Renteria Jr. Gilbert (30) California (Stockton) Two bank robbers and a hostage, 41-year-old Misty Holt-Singh, were shot and killed by police in an exchange of gunfire after a vehicular chase. Holt-Singh was abducted by the bank robbers and forced into a stolen SUV. A third bank robber, 19-year-old Jaime Ramos, and two other hostages (who were shot and ejected from the stolen vehicle during the chase) survived. Ramos was charged with murder in connection with the shooting.[16][17][18]
2014-07-17 Martinez, Alex Gregory (27) California (Stockton) Two bank robbers and a hostage, 41-year-old Misty Holt-Singh, were shot and killed by police in an exchange of gunfire after a vehicular chase. Holt-Singh was abducted by the bank robbers and forced into a stolen SUV. A third bank robber, 19-year-old Jaime Ramos, and two other hostages (who were shot and ejected from the stolen vehicle during the chase) survived. Ramos was charged with murder in connection with the shooting.[19][20][21]
2014-07-17 Davis, Justin Maryland (Germantown) Three officers returned fire on Justin Davis, a Kentucky Army National Guard private, who fired on the officers at Cameron Brown Park on Farmington Boulevard. Davis had been sitting in his car with a rifle at the park and was believed to be suicidal and suffering from PTSD. [22]
2014-07-13 Campbell, Lawrence New Jersey (Jersey City) Lawrence Campbell entered a Walgreens at 4 a.m. and assaulted a security guard there, and then took his handgun. Officer Melvin Santiago arrived at the scene, and was then fatally shot by Campbell. Campbell was shot by other police officers.[23]
2014-07-09 Minch, Steven (45) Illinois (Granite City) A St. Charles man who called 911 early this morning insisting police show up at a Granite City gas station was fatally shot by the arriving officers who say the man pointed a gun at them. [24]
2014-07-08 McKinney, James (29) California (Hayward) McKinney was shot by officers at the Phoenix Lodge motel when they came there to investigate an incident involving McKinney at 4:00 am. According to police, McKinney was involved in a scuffle with people inside a motel room, and a woman suffered a cut to her mouth and scrapes and bruises to her arm and chest caused by McKinney. When police arrived at the scene, McKinney lunged at them and attempted to disarm them of their guns. McKinney was shot three times in the upper body by two officers and died at the scene.[25]
2014-07-02 Ronquillo, Ryan (20) Colorado (Denver) When police approached Ronquillo, who was sitting in a parked car in the funeral home parking lot, he put his car in gear to escape. Ronquillo's Honda struck several police cars and hit two police officers, injuring one. Four officers opened fired. A bullet struck Ronquillo in the head, killing him.
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2014-07-01 Derby, Austin (36) Washington (Seattle) Derby was involved in a high-speed chase with police and crashed his truck near Interstate 5. Derby then ran away into a shed, where police confronted him later. Derby then came out of the shed and pointed at them with a pellet gun designed to look realistic. The officers fatally shot Derby.[27]

June 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-6-27 Andres Morales (27) New York (Bay Shore) [1]
2014-06-26 Michael Berry (50) Texas (Sweetwater) [2]
2014-06-26 Rodney Hodge (33) Texas (Dallas) [3]
2014-06-25 Mimi Goldberg (49) Nevada (Las Vegas) [4]
2014-06-25 Sameul Johnson California (Los Angeles) [5]
2014-06-24 Antoine Hunter (24) California (Compton) [6]
2014-06-22 Marcus Rael (24) Idaho (Post Falls) [7]
2014-06-21 Unknown Male Michigan (Sterling Heights) [8]
2014-06-21 Douglas Seaton (35) Kentucky (Madisonville) [9]
2014-06-21 Jose Cardenas (22) California (Sacramento) [10]
2014-06-21 James Moala Kofu (22) California (San Bernardino) [11]
2014-06-21 Denzel Curnell (19) South Carolina (Charleston) [12]
2014-06-20 Jason Van Buskirk (32) Nebraska (Columbus) [13]
2014-06-20 Scholfield, Ray Dakota (23) California (Redding) Redding Police Department officers Jason Rhoads, Josh Tracy and Russ Veilleaux shot and killed Ray Dakota Scholfield, when he brandished a butcher’s knife at them. Scholfield had just killed his cousin, Christen Clark. Coleen Scholfield (Ray's mother): "He says, ‘You guys are going to have to take me down, then the officers fired, all of them fired at him.”[14][15]
2014-06-20 Unknown Male Georgia (Atlanta) [16]
2014-06-19 Darrell Haymon (53) North Carolina (Hope Mills) [17]
2014-06-19 Carlos Hernandez (45) Texas (San Antonio) [18]
2014-06-19 Thomas Rogers (36) Washington (Port Orchard) reportedly armed with a knife and lunged at officers [19]
2014-06-19 William Workman Jr. (32) South Carolina (Horry County) Officers were dispatched to 4365 Bayberry Drive to serve an arrest warrant to William Lee Workman, Jr., for third degree criminal sexual conduct. Investigators say the officer-involved shooting was reported to dispatch at 10:39 a.m. There are no other details at this time.[20]
2014-06-19 Jason Carulla (17) Florida (Coral Gables) Police open fired on Carulla, a 17-year old runaway, when he rammed the stolen SUV he was picking up into an unmarked police car.[21]
2014-06-16 Devaron Ricardo Wilburn (21) North Carolina (Charlotte) Police say 21-year old Wilburn, who was being sought as a suspect in a previous night's shooting at police officers, refused to surrender and presented a weapon before being shot.[22]
2014-06-15 Anthony Lynn Skyles (34) Florida (Altamonte Springs) 34-year-old Anthony Lynn Skyles, was shot by the first officer at the scene after investigators said he confronted the officer with a knife.[23]
2014-06-14 Jason Harrison (38) Texas (Oak Cliff) Police say Jason Harrison walked out of the door Saturday armed with a screwdriver. The two responding officers said they fired at the 38-year old mentally ill man when he refused to drop the screwdriver despite orders to do so and then charged at them.[24]
2014-06-14 Victor Hernandez (21) Colorado (Greeley) Victor Daniel Hernandez pointed a handgun at the officers as they responded to a report of a "crazy guy with a gun" at a Greeley hotel in the early morning hours of June 14. Hernandez was shot three times by the officers. Hernandez earlier that morning had fled a disturbance at a Greeley bar before police arrived. Just before he was shot, the office says Hernandez assaulted his girlfriend. Before he was shot, Hernandez told one of the officers, "I am out on bond and I am not going back to jail."[25]
2014-06-13 Frank Rhodes (61) Mississippi (Gulfport) Gulfport Police officers were responding to a shots fired call in the 12400 block of Holliman Circle in Gulfport just after 10 p.m. when they found
61-year-old Frank Rhodes standing outside on the driveway of the house. A preliminary investigation shows Rhodes fired shots at the officers and the officers returned fire.[26]

2014-06-13 Anthony Gustave Nelson (40) Nevada (Reno) A suspect in a Tucson homicide was shot to death by deputies in Nevada after he killed two women near Reno, law enforcement officials said. Anthony Gustave Nelson, 40, was killed June 13 in a shootout with officers in Nevada.[27]
2014-06-12 Larry Allen Jerrils (58) Louisiana (Bossier) Police responded to a silent alarm at a Payless Shoe Source store. They say that when they arrived they found 58-year-old Larry Allen Jerrils, who had just robbed the store. Jerrils ran from officers and went behind a building. He then turned and brandished a firearm when they approached. The officers opened fire, killing Jerrils. He was pronounced dead at the scene.[28]
2014-06-10 Broderick Johnson (21) Georgia (Chamblee) Police said 21-year-old Broderick Johnson barged into the Autozone brandishing a weapon and ordered the manager to tie up the workers and to open the safe. One worker was able to escape and call 911. SWAT was called in but Johnson came out of the building as they were setting up a perimeter. Police gave him verbal commands to get on the ground which he refused. A struggle ensued. During the struggle, one of our officers shot and fatally wounded the suspect." [29]
2014-06-09 Roc LaRue (33) Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) Police pursued individual in stolen vehicle who repeatedly ignored commands to pull-over, finally stopping near NW 61st and Shawnee. That's when police said LaRue got out with a large knife in his hands. Oklahoma City Police said he ignored commands to put down his weapon and surrender so they used Tasers on him. They said they were ineffective and they then used a bean bag shotgun to try and slow him down. It also proved ineffective and they said LaRue was getting closer to officers. That's when they pulled their firearms. Police say two of their officers and one Warr Acres officer fired their guns to stop LaRue. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.[30]
2014-06-09 Miller, Jerad (31) Nevada (Las Vegas) Jerad and Amanda Miller shot two law enforcement officers before an officer gunned down Jerad Miller.[31]
2014-06-09 Victor Villalpando (16) New Mexico (Espanola) Possible "suicide by cop." Police say Villalpando called 911 about a suspicious person, then gave them a description of the clothes he was wearing and said the person was armed.[32]
2014-06-07 Angela Beatrice Randolph (38) Maryland (Glen Burnie) An MTA officer was called over to a bus shelter at the Cromwell light rail station Saturday evening for a disruptive woman. Investigators say the woman began assaulting the officer, choking the female officer and pulling her hair. Witnesses tell police the officer could not break free. Several witnesses tried to intervene. The officer was able to remove her gun and fired one shot, striking the suspect in the upper leg area. The suspect and the officer were taken to hospitals, and the suspect was pronounced dead.[33]
2014-06-06 David Latham (32) Virginia (Norfolk) When police arrived at the scene of a domestic situation call, an officer encountered Latham, who allegedly threatened the officer with a knife. The officer discharged his firearm and hit Latham [34]
2014-06-06 Thomas L. White (28) Idaho (Coeur d'Alene) Officers responding to a domestic dispute call were allegedly fired upon by White. Three officers returned fire.[35]
2014-06-05 Glen Griggs (53) California (Sunnyvale) Sunnyvale police intended to confront Griggs regarding the disappearance of his roommate and the possible connection to three other women he had know and who had died under unusual circumstances. He brandished a BB gun and officers killed him.[36][37]
2014-06-04 Harold Murphy (35) South Dakota (Rapid City) The suspect attempted to run from the officer after being stopped for illegal use of an ATV, and a second officer who was on scene pursued him a short distance. As the second officer tackled the suspect, Harold Murphy began firing a handgun he had in his possession.[38]
2014-06-02 Spencer, Drew Marian (21) North Carolina (Hickory) Hickory police officers Clayton Albrecht and John Ray were questioning the driver of a truck in a gas station parking lot. Police say they recognized the truck from a flight call two days prior. The officers shot and killed the man after he allegedly pointed a handgun at them, which they say had jammed.[39]
2014-06-02 McCollum, Deborah (52) South Carolina (Aiken) Officers were responding to a call of someone threatening suicide, when McCollum allegedly came to the door with a gun. Deputy Christopher Salley pulled out his gun and fatally shot her. Neighbors said that McCollum's husband had recently died.[40]
2014-06-01 Kleinbeck, Michael (52) Kansas (Fredonia) Two Montgomery County officers were responding to a report of an armed individual when they shot and killed Kleinback. Police say they believe Kleinbeck was living on the property in a camper or trailer.[41]


May 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-05-31 Rock, Tayler (22) Kansas (Dexter) A deputy pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. Tayler Rock and a one-year-old child were inside. As the deputy approached the vehicle, Rock tried to drive away, allegedly dragging and running over the deputy, and Rock was shot. The deputy then removed the child from the vehicle and performed CPR on Rock, who was pronounced dead at a hospital. [1]
2014-05-31 Hiatt, Brian Scott (49) California (Turlock) Two sheriff's deputies shot and killed Hiatt during a confrontation. Hiatt was a suspect in an incident the previous day in which two women were shot and killed.[2]
2014-05-31 Baucum, Etoine (44) New Jersey (Patterson) Baucum was armed with an undetermined firearm in the area of 85 Montgomery St. when police arrived at 2:20 a.m., said Michael DeMarco, the chief assistant Passaic County Prosecutor. Detectives ordered him to drop his weapon — but Baucum did not comply. Instead, Baucum pointed the gun at one of the responding detectives — and another detective fired his service weapon at the suspect and killed him with a single shot.[3]
2014-05-31 McCall, Sandy James (33) North Carolina (Raeford) Police were investigating a report of a suspicious person when they encountered McCall. Sgt. Samuel Morant shot and killed McCall during an altercation.[4]
2014-05-30 Wadsworth, Danny Michael, Jr. (31) Nevada (Las Vegas) Police began pursuing Wadsworth after two women reported their purses as stolen, tracking him via one woman's cell phone. When police caught up with Wadsworth, he allegedly began shooting at them. Officers Jeffrey Gentry and Bryce Martines returned fire, killing him.[5]
2014-05-30 Brown, James Andrew (29) Virginia (Norfolk) A Virginia teenager was shot and killed on the way home from a high school graduation, a police officer was gunned down, and another officer wounded by a raging ex-con who was later killed by police, authorities said.[6]
2014-05-30 Blocker, Mark Anthony (20) Maryland (Suitland) Officers were responding to reports of two men arguing, one with a gun. Cpl. Vincent Tabbs and Officer Andrew Nacin shot and killed Blocker when he refused their orders to drop the weapon, which was discovered to be a pellet gun.[7]
2014-05-30 Jimenez, Brandon Lee Macias (26) California (Woodland) An officer shot and killed Jimenez while he allegedly held a gun to the head of a woman he had taken hostage. Police say they tried to talk with Jimenez, but he refused to release the woman.[8]
2014-05-29 McCoy, Ransom Duane (45) Tennessee (Bristol) Ransom Duane McCoy, 45, of Bristol, Virginia, crashed a green Ford F-150 pickup through a chain link fence at a property on Keith Drive off Blountville Highway, according to Sullivan County, Tennessee Sheriff Wayne Anderson, who said he then “ran at an officer.” McCoy was shot and killed.[9]
2014-05-29 Valerio, Jose (17) Louisiana (New Orleans) The shooting happened around 2 a.m. in the 2600 block of Dreux Street where three women -- ages 23, 24 and 27 -- were approached by a gunman while stopped to deal with a flat tire, NOPD said. The 25-year-old SUNO officer was with the women after they called him to help fix the flat. A SUNO officer was changing the tire when a car, possibly a Chrysler, approached and a gunman jumped out, pointed a gun at one of the women and demanded her purse, NOPD said in a news release. The woman handed over her purse. At that time, the officer "identified himself as a law enforcement officer," drew his gun and exchanged gunfire with the robber.[10]
2014-05-29 Vos, Gerrit (22)[11] California (Newport Beach) Police responded to a disturbance at a 7-Eleven store. When officers tried to break up an altercation between the employee and Vos, Vos allegedly lunged at the officers with a sharp object. Officers opened fire on him, and he later died in a hospital.[12]
2014-05-28 Weera, Sanasga (60) Virginia (Portsmouth) Weera was struck and killed by a police car. The officer was not responding to a call.[13]
2014-05-27 Westcott, Jason (29) Florida (Tampa) Several police officers, executing a drug warrant, shot and killed Westcott when he raised a pistol against them, possibly thinking he was fending off robbers. Undercover offficers had observed Westcott, dead, of dealing drugs while armed. At the time of his death, Westcott had only $2 worth of marijuana in his possession.[14]
2014-05-25 Sims, Isaac (26) Missouri (Kansas City) On Sunday, May 25, officers were called to his home to investigate reports that he had shot at his father and a neighbor, who were not injured. Officers reported hearing several gunshots inside the home and a standoff began. After about four hours, Sims left the home. Police say he pointed a rifle at officers, who fired. Sims was pronounced dead a short time later.[15]
2014-05-21 Duncklee, Michael (28) Arizona (Tucson) Two officers responded to a trespassing call. Upon their arrival, they knocked on the front door of the apartment and announced themselves as Tucson police officers. After receiving no response, the officers entered the apartment through the unlocked front door. As they were checking the apartment for any occupants, they came across a closed bedroom door. The officers again identified themselves as Tucson police officers. A male subject then exited the bedroom door and brandished a hockey stick. There was a confrontation between the male subject and the two officers during which time both officers discharged their weapons, striking the male subject. [16]
2014-05-20 Mejia, Carlos (44) California (Salinas) Officers responded to reports from a resident of Elkington Avenue at 12:14 p.m. that a man, identified as 44-year-old Carlos Mejia, was trying to break into their home and was threatening to kill them, police said. When police arrived, they soon found Mejia walking down Del Monte Avenue holding garden shears, pointing the shears at them and refusing to put the instrument down as the officers, speaking Spanish, commanded him to do. The officers attempted to use their Tasers on the suspect to subdue him, but the cartridge from one officer’s Taser missed hitting Mejia and the other officer’s Taser did not work. The two officers decided to use deadly force on Mejia to prevent him from possibly harming people inside a bakery as he approached the entrance to the business at the corner of Del Monte and Sanborn[17][18]
2014-05-09 Ford, Jacklynn (25) Oregon (Salem) The woman killed by a Salem police officer Friday night died from gunshot wounds to the head and chest. [19]
2014-05-09 Hernandez, Osman (26) California (Salinas) Multiple 911 callers told emergency dispatchers that Hernandez was chasing random people around a crowded shopping center with a knife. Business owners barricaded themselves inside their shops. The fieldworker had walked to the shopping center from a nearby bar, where he had drank alcohol heavily for at least two hours and got into a bar brawl. The first officer on scene saw Hernandez was acting bizarrely. Surveillance video showed Hernandez wildly swinging his knife around in the air. He did not follow officers' directions whatsoever and the shopping center was crowded, with people walking everywhere and businesses still open. While officers were handcuffing him, Hernandez blew a kiss to the officer who was trying to handcuff him, said in Spanish, "Please forgive me," and quickly grabbed his knife. It was at that moment that police opened fire. [20]
2014-05-02 Johnson, Londrell (33) Wisconsin (Madison) Officers were responding to an apartment where three people had been stabbed. Officer Carlin Becker and Sgt. Dave McClurg shot Johnson multiple times after he allegedly advanced upon them with a knife. Johnson later died in a hospital. Two of the stabbing victims also died.[21]

April 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-04-13 Thomas, Maynard (67) North Carolina (Hampstead) Neighbors say police were called after Thomas crashed a golf cart into his neighbor's garage. A trooper arrived at Thomas's house and shot Thomas multiple times after he allegedly pointed a gun at the trooper. Witnesses at the scene reported that officers approached without lights on and did not ring the doorbell, and that Thomas was not aware that they were police.[1]
2014-04-13 Lauro Avechuco (40) Arizona (Sierra Vista) Officer Justin Dannels stopped Avechuco for speeding. After stopping briefly, Avechuco fled into a nearby neighborhood and stopped again in the 3900 block of Mahonia Place. At this point, police say, Avechuco accelerated his vehicle toward Dannels, who fired his sidearm several times, killing Avechuco.[2]
2014-04-10 Winkler, John (30) California (Los Angeles) Three deputies fired at Winkler, killing him, when he fled from an apartment where he had been held captive. The alleged attacker, who has been charged with attempted murder and torture, had been holding his roommate and two others in the apartment. Winkler and another man were running out the door when deputies arrived. Police say they found the attacker assaulting the third victim inside the apartment after they killed Winkler.[3]
2014-04-26 Ramsey, Samantha (19) Kentucky (Boone County) A deputy responding to a field party is hit by Samantha Ramsey's car. While on the hood of the car he fires four bullets through the windshield, hitting and killing Ramsey.[4]
2014-04-30 Hamilton, Dontre (31) Wisconsin (Milwaukee) An officer, 38 years old and a 13-year veteran of the department, was dispatched to the park about 3:30 p.m. April 30 after a call involving the man. When the officer arrived, Hamilton was lying on the ground near the park,, and the officer helped him to his feet and began to speak with him. As the officer began patting down Hamilton, a struggle ensued. The officer drew his wooden baton and began to defend himself, and during the struggle, Hamilton took the baton from the officer and began to beat the officer on the head. The officer then drew his gun and fired, with witnesses describing hearing five to 10 gunshots, striking Hamilton numerous times.[5]

March 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-03-26 Corkery, Stephen (30) Washington (Spokane) 30-year-old armed robbery supsect, Stephen Corkery was shot and killed by Spokane police Wednesday night at a home on the corner of Grace & Maple in north Spokane. Corkery was shot after police say they gave several commands to come out of the home, when he did police say he did so holding a firearm and advanced towards police. [1]
2014-03-25 Redwine, Alfred (30) New Mexico (Albuquerque) Redwine was shot March 25 after police were called by a 14-year-old girl who said he threatened her with a gun. Police said he fired a shot during the confrontation with police but have not yet said if he fired at police or in a different direction.[2]
2014-03-24 Valentino, Michael (27) California (Hollywood Hills) Police converged on a home after receiving a domestic disturbance call. Police exchanged gunfire with the suspect until he was mortally wounded. One LAPD officer was injured during the confrontation.[3]
2014-03-22 Nieto, Alejandro (28) California (San Francisco) Officers responding to calls about a man with a gun approached him on a paved pedestrian path on the north slope of the park about 7:10 p.m., said police Deputy Chief Lyn Tomioka. Alejandro "Alex" Nieto appeared to draw a Taser as the officers approached, Tomioka said. The officers, fearing for their lives, opened fire. The officers believed that the Taser Nieto was carrying was a real firearm.[4]
2014-03-20 Ruiz, Angel Francisco (42) California (Salinas) Police shot and killed Ruiz after he allegedly threatened them with a replica firearm outside a restaurant.[5]
2014-03-19 Chang, Errol California (Pacifica) A 34-year-old man was shot and killed by a Daly City police SWAT team in Pacifica after he stabbed an officer at the end of a six-hour standoff, authorities said.[6]
2014-03-19 Chaney, Ricardo (42) California (Cleone) Chaney, a suspect in the murder of a 79-year-old acquaintance in Eugene, Oregon and an attempted murder of a store owner in Confusion Hill in Mendocino County, shot and killed Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino with an assault rifle along Highway 1 as he was being encountered by officers. Chaney was then shot and killed by a police officer.[7]
2014-03-18 Hendrix, Daquan (19) Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police and Federal Agents were preparing to serve a homicide arrest warrant on the suspect when he emerged from a residence firing a handgun and was fatally shot by police.[8]
2014-03-12 Swoboda, Kelly (49) Oregon (Portland) Robbery suspect Swoboda was shot and killed by police; family reported he had addictions and mental illness. [9]
2014-03-11 Boyd, James (38) New Mexico (Albuquerque) Shooting of James Boyd. Albuquerque police fatally shot James Boyd, 38, in the Sandia foothills following an hours-long standoff and after he threatened to kill officers with a small knife, authorities said. He died after officers fired stun guns, bean bags and six live rounds, authorities initially claimed. But a helmet-camera video showed Boyd, who claimed to be a federal agent, agreeing to walk down the mountain with them, gathering his things and having his back turned to the officers when they killed Boyd.[10]
2014-03-11 Keyes, Albert William (53) Kentucky (Louisville) Deputies went to the Bluegrass Mobile Home Park to serve a felony warrant on a wanted individual. Police came into contact with Keyes, who lived at the target residence. Keyes insisted he wasn't the intended person of the warrant. When asked to show a proof of identification, Keyes exited his home and fled the scene in his pickup. Police pursued Keyes until he stopped at nearby business at which point he left his vehicle and pointed a knife at the responding officers. He was then fatally shot by police. Upon further investigation, the police confirmed to the press that Keyes was not the subject of the warrant. The person of interest was another man who had moved out the trailer park last year.[11]
2014-03-09 Sambuunyam, Erdenebileg (40) Illinois (Sleepy Hollow) Police went to a domestic disturbance incident and attempted to restrain Sambuunyam, who had attacked and injured two people. Sambuunyam tried to cut the officers with a knife and was subsequently shot. He was transported to a hospital and passed away from his gunshot wounds.[12]
2014-03-08 Harmon, John (50) California (Sacramento) Police responded to a report of a man wielding a knife abroad a light-rail train. Police confronted Harmon and were unable to restrain him with a tazer. Harmon then charged towards the officers with his knife and was shot several times.[13]
2014-03-02 Nevarez, Gabriella Monique (22) California (Citrus Heights) Officers pulled over a suspected stolen vehicle occupied by Nevarez, who allegedly rammed a police car and fled. After a pursuit, police say Nevarez rammed a second police vehicle before officers shot and killed her.[14]
2014-03-02 Shannon, Ryan Matthew (41) California (Antelope) Officers were responding to a report of shots fired when they found Shannon allegedly carrying an assault rifle while walking down the street. Police say Shannon refused to drop the weapon and instead pulled out a handgun and pointed it at them. Two Sacramento County deputies shot at him, killing him.[15]


February 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-02-07 Pfister, Dawn (34) Minnesota (Eden Prairie) Matthew V. Serbus, 36, and Dawn M. Pfister, 34, were shot several times by four officers after the car they fled police and crashed in Eden Prairie and they emerged with a knife.[1]
2014-02-07 Serbus, Matthew (36) Minnesota (Eden Prairie) Matthew V. Serbus, 36, and Dawn M. Pfister, 34, were shot several times by four officers after the car they fled police and crashed in Eden Prairie and they emerged with a knife.[2]
2014-02-14 Rodriguez, Luis Oklahoma (Moore) Police responded after Rodriguez' wife and daughter had an argument in the parking lot of the Warren Theater. After Rodriguez refused to show police his identification, they attempted to arrest him and Rodriguez resisted. Two on-duty Moore officers, one off-duty officer and two off-duty state game wardens were present during the altercation. Rodriguez stopped breathing during the beating and paramedics were unable to revive him. "When they flipped him over you could see all the blood on his face, he was disfigured, you couldn't recognize him," his daughter told journalists.[3][4]
2014-02-14 Berghardt Jr, D'Andre (20) Nevada (Las Vegas) Unarmed man killed by police.[5] Berghardt died at the scene. His name was released by the Clark County coroner’s office on Sunday, but little has been forthcoming from the police agencies involved. The Highway Patrol has said nothing since the day of the shooting. [6][7]
2014-02-14 Roupe, Christopher (17) Georgia (Euharlee) A 17-year-old male, Christopher Roupe, was fatally shot in the chest by officer Nancy Beth Gatny when he opened the door of his home while holding a grey and black BB Gun. Gatny came to the house to serve a warrant for Roupe's father, who was on probation. The officer told the Georgia Bureau of Investigation that Roupe pointed a gun at her as he opened the door. The Cherokee Judicial Circuit district attorney charged Gatny with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct, but the grand jury did not obtain enough sufficient evidence for the case to proceed to trial, and charges against Gatny were cleared in July 2014.[8][9][10]
2014-02-22 Alvarez, Armando (44) Arizona (Tucson) Alvarez tried to get away on a bike after robbing the Chase Bank near Broadway and Wilmot. He was found nearby, hiding in a homeowner's shed. When he came out, officers noticed he had an object in his hand and refused to drop it, according to a news release. All three officers shot at Alvarez and he was later pronounced dead. [11]
2014-02-27 Brischetto, Damon (29) Missouri (St. Louis County) "An officer spotted Brischetto speeding early on Feb. 27 ... The car had crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames. Police could see two women inside the car and wanted to help get them out. As officers tried to find a fire extinguisher, a Woodson Terrace officer saw a man inside the burning car holding a gun, police say. Brischetto fired shots, and the officers returned fire.
The two women survived the crash. One of the women got out on her own. Police pulled the other woman to safety from the back seat. She suffered severe burns. Neither woman is being charged with any crime in connection to the incident. Police have not identified either woman. [12]

2014-02-28 Jones, Marquise (23) Texas (San Antonio) Officer Robert Encina was working private duty (in full uniform) at a restaurant when he approached the drive-through because of an alleged disturbance between two vehicles. Jones was a passenger in one of the vehicles. Police say that Jones got out of the vehicle and displayed a gun, prompting Encina to shoot him multiple times in the torso. Witnesses and family contest this in a lawsuit, saying that Jones did not display a gun and was shot in the back as he tried to leave.[13][14]
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January 2014[edit]
Date Name (Age) State (City) Description
2014-01-31 Michael Paul Napier (33) California (Vista) San Diego County Sheriff's Deputies shot and killed Napier because he reached for his waiste band when they ordered him to show his hands. Four deputies were serving a felony warrent for drug-related charges when they contacted the victim, who was in his garage fixing his bicycle. It is believed that two deputies fired shots.
[1] [2]

2014-01-31 Zachary Ryan Andrews (28) Nevada (Laughlin) Officers Samuel Soloriao Solorio of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Laughlin substation shot robbery suspect Zachary Ryan Andrews. Andrews "allegedly produced a firearm" and the officers "engaged the individual in gunfire.”[3]
2014-01-30 Garcia-Jauregui, Jose Angel (27) Utah (Santaquin) Garcia-Jauregui allegedly shot and killed Sgt. Cory Wride when the officer stopped to check on a vehicle he thought was abandoned. Officers caught up with Garcia-Jauregui and exchanged gunfire with him. Garcia-Jauregui and another officer were both shot and hospitalized; Garcia-Jauregui died later of his injuries.[4]
2014-01-28 Denk, Gracie Louise (21) North Carolina (Wilmington) A Wilmington police officer fired 4 rounds into Dank's car.[5]
2014-01-25 Parminder Singh Shergill (43) California (Lodi) [6]
2014-01-21 Koster, Keith (54) Indianapolis (Indiana) An unnamed officer shot Keith Koster, a mentally ill man, while in the process of a Welfare Check.[7]
2014-01-18 Surface, Caleb (23) Ohio (Fairfield) Surface was shot by police after allegedly refusing to take his hands out of his pockets after police demanded him to. Police were at Surface's father's house to respond to a domestic disturbance. In March 2014, the district's attorney declined to file charges against the officer who shot Surface.[8]
2014-01-16 King, Marie (55)
Boren, Kelly (32)
Boren, Joshua (7)
Boren, Haley (5) Utah (Spanish Fork) Lindon police officer Joshua Boren (34) did not show up for work one night, prompting his commander to send officers to his home where they found the bodies of Boren's mother-in-law, wife, and two children, along with his own body. Police say the couple had been experiencing marital problems for several months.[9]
2014-01-16 Jordan Baker (26) Texas (Houston) [10]
2014-01-05 Arias, Rocendo (23) Washington (Yakima) An officer was checking on a suspicious vehicle in a car wash’s parking lot. During the contact, the officer shot Arias, the sole occupant of the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.[11]
2014-01-05 Vidal, Keith (18) North Carolina (Boiling Spring Lakes) A man called police to help with his stepson, Keith Vidal, who was having a schizophrenic episode. Vidal had a screwdriver in his hand, and when he refused to drop it officers first tased and then shot him, killing him. The officer who shot Vidal, Byron Vassey, was charged with voluntary manslaughter.[12]
2014-01-04 Murray, John (31) New Jersey (Paterson) An officer confronted Murray, believing that he matched the description of a man wanted for a home invasion. Police say Murray was armed with a knife and that a struggle ensued. The officer fired one round, killing him.[13]
2014-01-04 Estrada, Michael (49) Arizona (Sierra Vista) [14]
2014-01-04 Humphrey, Jesse (30) Washington (Selah) Police had a warrant to search the house. Jesse Humphrey made a shot from a long rifle, which led to the arrival of a SWAT team who killed the man.[15]
2014-01-03 Williams, Joeshawn Edward (21) Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) Police spotted Williams standing near a 7-Eleven store in the area, who then appeared to try to run away when approached by police. Police Sgt. Jimmy Cortez fired at Williams several times when Williams allegedly started shooting at Cortez.[16]
2014-01-02 Maldonado, Wesley (35) Colorado (Thornton) Maldonado was shot and killed after he led police on a high speed chase which ended in a Thornton apartment complex. Some witnesses to the shooting allege that police use of force was "excessive". Police allegedly found a firearm in the vehicle, after the pursuit, that had recently been fired.[17]
2014-01-02 Schmidt, Michael E. (47) Texas (Dallas) Michael Schmidt, a lawyer at the Schmidt Firm in Dallas, reported that his apartment was being burglarized. He was home with his 11-year-old daughter. Police stated that Michael Schmidt started shooting at police officers and officers returned fire and shot him dead.[18]
2014-01-01 Bridges, Shane (33) Oklahoma (Chelsea) [19]
2014-01-01 Reece, Julias Michael (20) Michigan (Redford) An armed man suspected in a series of carjackings in Redford and Detroit was shot and killed by police on New Year’s Day.[20]

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Comment by linda dagosta on March 27, 2015 at 1:07pm

the rise in deficit I believe is corruption  as well I believe that the rise in LeO related public deaths end in the result of corruption in law enforcement  i am now getting first hand experience in this area and there is no such thing is civil rights and proper legal representation.. at least no one out here where  live are entitle to it.. our youth ask for lawyers and are denied.. railroaded into a confession and once that happens no one is treated fairly.. just locked up and treated like animals.. 

Comment by Sweettina2 on October 1, 2014 at 3:56pm

I agree, it's beyond out-of-hand. Thanks Linda, sharing this.

Comment by linda dagosta on September 29, 2014 at 12:44am

well I should have said as a parallel.. the number of deaths in previous years was way lower like our national deficit.. and as with each different set of numbers the years pass and each of them soar to higher numbers than ever thought possible..  just seems odd that they both seem to be huge.. I do know that each family is not having as many births per household..as they did in the 1800's there is little need  so much is able to keep us well... but now we have heart and cancer to take us early,, instead of the threat of natural or infectious disease.. so very much has changed who do we trust,,??

Comment by Exposure on September 28, 2014 at 11:14pm

Haha - thanks God they're not that high Linda! In time, all in time...  

Comment by linda dagosta on September 28, 2014 at 10:13pm

just like our soaring deficit 

Comment by linda dagosta on September 28, 2014 at 10:12pm

killing spree... not sure reelection? maybe? not looking good for the upcoming years though,, getting much worse since oBama got in office...

Comment by Exposure on September 28, 2014 at 2:22am

Shocking statistics Linda... what happened in 2012? 736!!

Comment by linda dagosta on September 27, 2014 at 10:52pm

for those who do not like to read statistics here is a breakdown annually ::: years not mentioned had zero (0) reported deaths. even taking into account for population increase.. this still is a dramatic increase in civilian deaths per capita. some one please I know the corruption is out of control.. but if people do not look into statistics they will never know how real the chance of them being killed by law is..IT IS VERY REAL.

1980 total 2
1981 total 1
1982 total 2
1990 total 3
1992 total 6
1993 total 2
1994 total 1
1995 total 3
1996 total 3
1997 total 4
1998 total 1
1999 total 13
2000 total 8
2001 total 5
2002 total 5
2003 total 4
2004 total 9
2005 total 7
2006 total 24
2007 total 21
2008 total 26
2009 total 69
2010 total 90
2011 180
2012 736
2013 362
2014 382


People want to blame the patriot act on the rise of law enforcement killing citizens
I am not sure this is the correlation considering the rise of deaths did not increase dramatically until 2008 and from then forward there is a significant rise in police killing citizens.. WHY??? i think a new agenda came in with president Obama and the martial law enforcement is being utilized and people will either be killed or thrown in prison. I know the rise of arrests are on the upswing.. for some fairly dumb stuff as well as the laws are now seemingly stritch without reasoning for many minor offenses.. where murder isnt so stiff..  hhhmmm okay life with out early for good behavior..

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