Everett, WA – Everett Police Department (EPD) Officer Dan Rocha was murdered in the line of duty while responding to a report of a suspicious person on March 25
At some point during the encounter, a scuffle broke out between Officer Rocha and the suspect and the suspect opened fire, KOMO reported.
At least one bullet hit Officer Rocha in his head, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page.
The gunman then ran over the slain officer’s body while fleeing the scene in a vehicle, investigators said.
The suspect rolled the vehicle and emerged from the crash with minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment before being booked into the Snohomish County Jail, KOMO reported.
He was later identified as convicted felon Richard James Rotter, who has at least 18 felonies on his record, KCPQ reported.
Everett police officer shot, killed in line of duty– Defunded Seattle
Everett Police Officer Murdered By Suspect With 18 Past Felony Convictions
Man who allegedly strangled a police officer at South Bay Stop & Shop is held without bail
Alabama Deputy Critically Wounded In Gun Fight With His Father
Philadelphia launches 211 crime prevention hotline after violent weekend
Philadelphia police are trying a new strategy to bring down the murder rate
Teen killed getting water from car in Philly, cops say | Charlotte Observer
Troopers search for man who stole state flag from Sheetz
Grand Jury Indicts Texas Sheriff, 2 Officials For Lying To Texas Ranger
Jury Sides With LAPD, Rules Black Lives Matter LA Founder’s Arrest Was Legal
Crofton, MD – The Maryland Attorney General’s Office released bodycam video on Tuesday of a fatal officer-involved…
Country singer-songwriter Jeff Carson, who later became a police officer, dies at 58
Victim’s Father Arrested For Killing Man Who Was Released On Bond For 2 Counts Of Murder
NYC Daily Carnage
NYPD 9/11 Site being rebuilt….again….