Which police officer was killed in a fake police shooting? A list of police officers killed in fake police shootings
The list below contains the names of five officers who have been killed in false police shootings, which were the result of fake police calls or complaints.
The officers were allegedly gunned down by an angry mob, but no evidence has been presented to support the claims.
This list is by no means comprehensive.
Please be aware that the list is not all-inclusive, and that we are not counting every police shooting that took place on the same day or even every one that involved a police officer, but are only counting those that were recorded by a local news outlet or a local law enforcement agency.
These are the most notable and important of the incidents that took the lives of police officer and their families: An officer from the Albuquerque Police Department was killed while attempting to respond to a domestic dispute at the home of an ex-girlfriend.
The Albuquerque Police Officer was killed when he was shot and killed by an enraged mob while responding to a 911 call from a woman who was in the process of having a domestic disturbance with her ex-boyfriend.
The officer was responding to reports of a domestic incident at the residence of the ex-husband of an Albuquerque Police officer.
A group of young women attacked an Albuquerque police officer with baseball bats, a pipe and a shovel.
An Albuquerque police dispatcher and her husband were attacked and murdered.
According to police, a group of teenagers were walking through a neighborhood in Albuquerque when they encountered an Albuquerque, New Mexico police officer who was being held at gunpoint.
Authorities have yet to release information about what led to the ambush, but an eyewitness told local news that the group of girls were screaming obscenities at the officer, and were “screaming for him to be killed.”
In November, a New York City, New York, police officer killed himself when a man shot at him during an attempted robbery.
In January, a Houston police officer shot and critically wounded a man during a traffic stop in which the suspect was resisting arrest.
Police officers were shot and injured during an incident that involved three women in a car.
During an ambush attempt by a man and a group in Oklahoma, a gunman opened fire on a police helicopter and was killed.
Officers from New Orleans, Louisiana, were killed in an ambush by a gunman who had ambushed a squad car and was attempting to flee the scene.
On January 27, a police sergeant and his partner were shot while responding a domestic-violence call in their own home.
Several officers from the Tulsa, Oklahoma, Police Department were killed by a group that had attacked a group which was visiting a nearby convenience store.
Investigators have yet, however, to provide any information about the events that led to their deaths.
Two police officers from West Palm Beach, Florida, were shot in a shootout with a suspect who had been stopped for a traffic violation in a Walmart parking lot.
Following an incident in which a man drove his car into a group on a street in New Orleans and then tried to attack another car, two West Palm beach police officers were fatally shot by a suspect.
While investigating a shooting in which police officers in Washington, Washington, D.C., were fatally wounded, two officers were injured when a suspect opened fire at them with an AR-15 assault rifle.
One officer was fatally shot and wounded by a robber who fled on foot after robbing the officer of his wallet and gun.
After an attempted armed robbery in San Francisco, California, a suspect was apprehended in a parking lot by an armed police officer.
The suspect was eventually shot and taken into custody.
This is not the first time a police-involved shooting has taken place that was the result to a hoax call or complaint.
In January, five police officers and their family members were killed when a group attempted to ambush a group leaving a fundraiser in Los Angeles.
A woman who called the police claiming to be the mother of a missing student in Dallas, Texas, was actually trying to help her find her son.
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