Archive for October, 2009

Officers and survivors partner to prevent parole for Ohio cop killer

On January 21, 1987, a 22-year-old police officer for the Village of Morrow, Ohio named Jeffrey Manning Phegley was shot and killed in the line of duty while performing a traffic stop. Anthony Wayne McIntosh was convicted of the murder of Officer Phegley later that same year and was sentenced to 15-years-to-life, with an additional three years for using a gun during the commission of his crime. McIntosh has once been denied parole by the Central Office Review Board of the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, but he is again being considered for parole. PoliceOne Columnist Lt. Dan Marcou, in his excellent column written in response …Read more […..]


Idaho cop shot by colleague during gun cleaning

Experienced Officers will not be surprised by this. Some of the people hired as officers amazes me!BOISE, Idaho – A Gooding County Sheriff’s deputy shot accidentally by another deputy at his home is back at work after four weeks recuperation.Deputy Jeremy Smith, who returned to work Monday, was shot in the hand Aug. 31 by a .22 caliber Ruger Mark IV handgun at the Hagerman home of Sgt. Dave Kiger, the agency’s armorer. Kiger was cleaning the weapon when it apparently misfired.The incident in this southern Idaho county of about 14,200 residents didn’t become public until this week, in part because no formal law enforcement …Read more […..]