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Social Worker Killed In The Line Of Duty

One police widow's horror story of pure hell

Grimes's yoke brother had been killed in the line of duty during a shootout with prison escapees, and Grimes, once honored for the gendarmes humanitarianism, had experience preparing PSOB claims for most of the surviving families of fallen officers in the

'A Safeway in Arizona' looks at the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, one year later

'A Safeway in Arizona' looks at the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, one year later He also was a cohort of Gabe Zimmerman's, the first congressional aide killed in the line of duty, who took a eccentric toward the gunman and died instantly from a bullet to the head. Zoellner makes no pretense toward fair-mindedness.

For journalists, coverage of political unrest proves deadly

For journalists, coverage of political unrest proves deadly Five media foundation workers were killed worldwide. They include the Ivorian Marcel Legré, a printing put through a mangle employee who was killed by supporters of Alassane Ouattara who at the time was locked in a presidential voting dispute with incumbent Laurent

US Rep. Richard Hanna: Central New York's man in the middle

US Rep. Richard Hanna: Central New York's man in the middle So it was no take when the first-term Republican from Central New York seized on something he thought Congress could call around: He proposed a bill to honor federal civilian employees killed in the line of duty by giving an American wane to their

'Pink Panther' and 'Decoy' Return on Disc

It’s a case of good cop, bad cop: The 1957-58 series “ Decoy ,” an obscure gem from the golden age of network television, has been issued in its entirety on a three-disc set from Film Chest Media Group. And all six movies about the blundering Inspector Clouseau, starring Peter Sellers and directed by Blake Edwards (who also did much of the writing), are out from Shout! Factory as the six-Blu-ray “Pink Panther Film Collection.”

“Decoy,” a syndicated half-hour show, which lasted 39 episodes and starred Beverly Garland as the police officer Casey Jones, is notable both for its unusual protagonist — a female crime fighter — and its New York City locations.

A cop with the looks of a model and the instincts of a social worker, Casey is hard-nosed and big-hearted. (Her first kill, nearly a third of way through the show’s run, is a traumatic event.) Inspired by “Dragnet” but predating “Naked City” by one season, the show’s ambience is that of Neorealist-inflected film noir.