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Harry HoudiniJan 21, 1903

Herbert HooverDec 11, 1928

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Nelson MandelaAug 4, 1962

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynDec 28, 1973

John Wayne GacyDec 21, 1978

Rodney KingMar 3, 1991

Pablo EscobarJun 19, 1991

Eddie MurphyMay 2, 1997

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

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Police - Historical Events
Date Event
1658-08-12

1st American police force forms (New Amsterdam)

1693-07-08

NYC authorizes 1st police uniforms in American colonies

1829-06-19

Robert Peel founds the London Metropolitan Police (Bobbies)

1829-09-29

British Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel establishes London's Metropolitan Police - hence the nicknames "bobbies" and "peelers".

1830-03-16

London's re-organised police force (Scotland Yard)

1835-11-24

Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Provisional Government

1848-07-29

Irish Potato Famine: Tipperary Revolt - in Tipperary, an unsuccessful nationalist revolt against British rule is put down by police.

1865-04-24

Fire alarm & police telegraph system put into operation (SF)

1866-07-30

New Orleans's Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.

1873-05-23

Canada's North West Mounted Police Force forms

1874-01-13

Battle between jobless & police in NYC, 100s injuried

1874-07-08

The Mounties (North West Mounted Police) begin their March West from Fort Dufferin

1881-11-05

1,600 police and volunteers attack Māori settlement at Parihaka in western Taranaki which had become the symbol of protest against the confiscation of Māori land, New Zealand

1884-02-18

Police seize all copies of Tolstoy's "What I Believe In"

1884-11-01

The Gaelic Athletic Association is founded to promote Irish sport and games; The association denies membership to the police and army and is immediately infiltrated by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB)

1885-11-23

Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united

1890-11-27

1st signal box for SF Police Department goes into operation

1902-02-11

Police beat up universal suffrage demonstrators in Brussels

1902-04-15

Russian minister of interior and head of secret police, Sipyengin, is assassinated by the 'Terror Brigade' of the Socialist Revolutionaries

1903-01-21

Harry Houdini escapes from Halvemaansteeg police station in Amsterdam

1904-09-09

Mounted police 1st used in NYC

1904-10-28

St Louis police try a new investigation method - fingerprints

1906-04-07

Act of Algeciras drawn between Moroccan police & banking business

1907-01-26

J M Synge's "Playboy of Western World" opens; police are called

1907-12-10

The worst night of the Brown Dog riots in London, when 1,000 medical students clash with 400 police officers over the existence of a memorial for animals who have been vivisected.

1912-08-22

Richard Catling, commissioner of police (Kenya)

1913-08-31

Massive protest rally on Sackville Street attacked by the Dublin Metropolitan Police; two strikers killed by the police

1916-04-02

57 armed New Zealand police invade the remote Ngāi Tūhoe settlement of Maungapōhatu in the Urewera Ranges to arrest the Māori prophet Rua Kēnana

1916-11-05

The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between IWW organizers and local police.

1917-11-24

Nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.

1919-09-09

Boston's police force forms strike

1919-11-07

US police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers

1920-02-01

Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police

1921-03-06

Police in Sunbury, Penn, issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee

1921-05-24

Bulhoek Massacre of Israelites takes place near Queenstown when Colonel Theodore Truter, a police commissioner, leads 6 squadrons, a machine gun and an artillery detachment against the Israelite religious sect collected at their annual gathering on the land of their leader and prophet, Enoch Mgijima at Ntabalanga; the slaughter takes 10 minutes and costs 190 lives

1922-03-22

The Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa is brought to a brutal end by the police; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state

1923-05-04

Bloody street battles between nazis, socialist & police in Vienna

1925-11-06

British secret agent Sidney Reilly ('Ace of Spies') is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.

1927-04-27

Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmery) are created.

1927-07-15

Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police

1928-12-11

Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover

1929-05-01

Police kill 19 Mayday demonstrators in Berlin

1929-09-16

Police shoots at strikers at Maastricht, 2 killed

1929-12-29

Police arrest Sukarno & 100s PNI-leaders

1930-04-18

Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da.

1930-12-23

Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in NYC

1932-01-02

Young gang shoot dead 6 police in Springfield Missouri

1932-03-17

German police raid Hitler's Nazi headquarter

1932-07-20

In Washington, D.C., police fire tear gas on World War I veterans part of the Bonus Expeditionary Force who attempt to march to the White House.

1933-02-26

Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell

1933-04-01

Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany

1933-06-13

German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Göring

1933-07-10

1st police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, NY

1933-08-30

Portuguese dictator Salazar forms secret police (PIDE)

1934-04-01

Bonnie & Clyde kill 2 police officers

1934-04-20

Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police

1934-07-05

"Bloody Thursday" - Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco.

1935-12-08

The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi.

1937-03-21

Ponce massacre, police kill 19 at Puerto Rican Nationalist parade

1937-05-30

Memorial Day Massacre - Chicago police shoot on union marchers, 10 die

1937-05-30

Police kill 10 strikers at Republic Steel Plant in Chicago

1938-12-08

LP Beria follows Nikolai Jezjov as head of Russian secret police

1939-11-22

Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant

1940-09-03

Sicherheits police bans Free masons, Rotary & Red Cross

1941-02-12

Occupation Police arrest "Jewish Foursome"

1941-02-19

Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)

1941-08-20

Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males

1942-07-16

French police arrest 13,152 Jews in Paris

1943-03-22

SS police chief Rauter threatens to kill half Jewish children

1943-06-18

SS Police in Amsterdam sentence for 12 resistance fighter to death (Jewish, communists, homosexuality) at the census bureau

1944-05-12

Secret Police arrest Gerrit Van de Peat

1944-05-16

Military police attack gypsies

1944-08-04

Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified

1944-08-19

Paris police strike against nazi occupiers

1945-01-17

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary

1945-03-07

Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured

1945-03-21

Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police

1945-05-23

British military police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz

1948-07-28

The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the "Battle of London Airport".

1948-12-20

Second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia

1948-12-31

Dutch police actions up Java gone on strike

1949-03-25

SS police chief Rauter request for a pardon, denied

1950-06-15

Dutch police seize condoms

1950-08-07

Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League

1951-04-20

Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators

1953-10-14

1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service

1958-01-29

Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming

1960-03-21

Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa & outlaws ANC

1960-06-06

South Africa police kills 11 Pondo's at Nqusa Hill

1961-09-01

The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of the Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate

1961-10-09

US members of communist party obliged to report themselves to police

1961-10-17

Battle of Paris-police kill 210 Algerians

1962-08-04

Nelson Mandela captured by South African police

1963-04-12

Birmingham police use dogs & cattle prods on peaceful demonstrators

1963-06-30

Ciaculli massacre: A car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven police and military officers near Palermo.

1963-09-09

Alabama Gov George Wallace served a federal injunction to stop orders of state police to bar black students from enrolling in white schools

1964-06-11

Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference

1964-12-03

Police arrests 800 sit-in students at U of Cal at Berkeley

1966-01-31

Belgian state police kills 2 striking mine workers

1966-06-14

Dutch police beat construction workers, 60 injured

1968-02-01

Famous photo: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to head

1968-05-11

Students & police battle in Paris, 100s injured

1968-07-23

Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 police officers killed

1968-08-28

Police & anti-war demonstrators clash at Chicago's Demcratic National Convention

1968-10-02

Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed

1968-10-09

About 2,000 students from Queen's University Belfast tried to march to Belfast City Hall in protest against 'police brutality' on 5 October in Derry; the march was blocked by loyalists led by Ian Paisley and after the demonstration, a student civil rights group—People's Democracy—was formed

1968-10-18

Police find 219 grains of cannabis resin in John & Yoko's apt

1969-01-04

A People's Democracy march between Belfast and Derry is repeatedly attacked by loyalists and off-duty police officers

1969-06-23

Twenty-four Africans from the Graaff-Reinet district appeared in the Grahamstown Supreme Court on charges under the Sabotage Act; it is alleged that they had conspired or incited others to kill White people or police in the Graaff-Reinet district in the Cape Province

1969-06-27

Police raid Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, NY, about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against police, it lasts 3 days

1969-12-08

Police surprise attack on Black-Panthers in LA

1970-03-10

Members of the Stormont (Parliament of Northern Ireland) given police protection

1970-03-26

The Police (Northern Ireland) Act becomes law; the act provides for the disarmament of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) and the establishment of an RUC reserve force

1970-08-07

4, including presiding judge, killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, California (Police charge Angela Davis provided weapons)

1972-01-01

Policewomen are enlisted as full members of South African Police Force for the first time.

1972-06-01

West German police arrest Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader

1972-06-15

West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof

1972-08-18

Police fine Paul & Linda McCartney ś800 in Sweden cannabis possession

1972-08-21

Grace Slick maced by police when a band official called cops, pigs

1972-09-20

Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm

1973-12-28

The 'The Gulag Archipelago', a literary investigation of the police-state system in the Soviet Union written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, is published in the original Russian in Paris

1974-02-22

Ethiopian police shoot at demonstrators

1974-02-28

Taiwan police shoots into crowd

1976-02-01

East Lansing police arrest Dodgers reliever Mike Marshall for taking batting practice at Mich State U after he is warned not to

1976-03-03

5 workers are killed by the police in a demonstration in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

1977-06-23

Violence erupts in Soweto, South Africa, again and the police make at least 146 arrests

1977-07-07

12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City

1977-08-15

Herbert Kappler, head of Nazi police and security services in Rome during WWII, escapes from prison hospital in Rome

1978-05-20

3 PFLP members kill a police officer near El Al airlines in Orly Airport, Paris

1978-08-18

Memphis Tenn settles with striking police officers & firefighters

1978-10-20

Police's 1st US concert (NY's CBGBs)

1978-12-21

Police in Des Plaines Ill, arrest John Wayne Gacy for murder

1979-02-14

In Kabul, Muslims kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.

1979-04-23

Fighting in London between the Anti-Nazi League and the Metropolitan Police Special Patrol Group results in the death of protester Blair Peach.

1979-09-29

"Message In A Bottle" by Police peaks at #1 in UK

1980-01-31

Police storm occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, killing 41

1980-03-26

Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police)

1980-05-05

Siege at Iranian Embassy in London ends; British SAS & police storm the building

1980-05-27

South Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed

1980-05-31

Police & youthful rebels battle in Zurich

1980-06-19

Battle between police & demonstrators in Capetown, 34 killed

1980-06-27

1st female state police graduates (NJ)

1980-09-27

Marvin Hagler defeats Alan Minter to claim boxing's world Middleweight championship in London. They have to be escorted away by police after a riot forms.

1981-01-04

British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, the "Yorkshire Ripper"

1981-01-05

British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women

1981-03-26

Police & Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia

1981-07-29

Anti-apartheid protesters against the Springbok rugby tour are confronted by police who use batons to stop them marching to South Africa's Consul, New Zealand.

1982-12-04

Police & racist demonstrators clash in Antwerp

1982-12-08

Norman Mayer holds Washington Monument hostage, demanding an end to nuclear weapons. Is killed by police after 10 hrs (he had no explosives)

1983-04-17

In Warsaw, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters

1983-11-30

Police free kidnapped beer magnate Alfred Heineken in Amsterdam

1984-04-17

During Libyan Embassy demonstration in London, British police officer Yvonne Fletcher shot dead

1984-12-31

NYC subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in NH

1985-02-13

Polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders

1985-05-13

Philadelphia police attack a house held by group "Move", 11 killed

1985-07-09

South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong

1985-08-19

Following the Rubicon speech four days earlier, Archbishop Desmond Tutu snubs P. W. Botha's invitation to attend a meeting to discuss the role and actions of the police and security forces in South Africa

1986-01-16

Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam

1986-02-25

Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel

1987-01-13

West German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking

1988-07-16

Wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton

1988-08-06

The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs reform of the NYPD, who were responsible for the melee that transpired the night of August 6-7.

1988-10-02

Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson & Robin Givens

1988-12-02

"Naked Gun" premieres, a movie based on TV's "Police Squad"

1988-12-22

2 robbers wearing police uniforms rob armored truck of $3 M in NJ

1989-01-16

Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague

1989-09-06

Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution

1989-09-29

Zsa Zsa Gabor convicted of slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills

1990-02-07

Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators

1990-02-19

Police kill 8 demonstrators for multi party system in Nepal

1990-02-28

Dutch police seize 3,000 kg of cocaine

1990-06-14

Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional

1990-06-23

Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home

1990-07-11

NYC police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)

1990-07-16

The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to "the shocking inhumanity" of police action in rural areas of South Africa

1990-10-08

Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters

1991-03-03

LA Police severly beat motorist Rodney King, captured on amateur video

1991-03-15

4 LA police are charged with beating Rodney King

1991-05-05

A riot breaks out in the Mt. Pleasant section of Washington, D.C. after a Salvadoran man is shot by police.

1991-05-30

Supreme Court rules prosecutors can be sued for legal advice they give police & can be held accountable

1991-06-19

Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar surrenders to police

1992-02-05

Jury selection begins in the LA police beating Rodney King case

1992-04-29

Jury acquits LA police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin

1992-06-27

Daryl Gates retires as LA police chief

1992-06-28

LA Police commisioner Daryl Gates steps down

1992-09-01

NYC police commisioner Brown resigns

1993-02-03

Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in LA Calif

1993-04-16

Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against police officer who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

1993-04-17

Police officers found guilty of violating Rodney Kings civil rights

1993-05-18

Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola

1993-10-16

Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters

1993-10-19

UN authorizes arms, military & police supply embargo against Haiti

1994-03-18

South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police

1994-04-19

Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation for his police beating

1994-06-11

Drunken police officer shoots 7 people dead in Falun, Sweden

1995-02-22

Algiers police kill at least 99 prison rioters

1995-03-13

Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators

1995-04-02

NY Police Dept & NY Transit Police merge into one organization

1995-05-16

Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier

1997-05-02

Police arrest transsexual prostitute Atisone Seiuli with Eddie Murphy

1997-08-09

Security guard Abner Louima, attacked by NYC police

1997-10-30

Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured

1997-11-17

In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants).

1997-11-18

70s glam-rock star Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) arrested by British police in child porn probe

1998-02-28

Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.

1998-07-24

Russell Eugene Weston Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two police officers. He is later ruled to be incompetent to stand trial.

1999-02-04

Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.

1999-05-28

Two Swedish police officers are murdered with their own fire arms by the bank robbers Jackie Arklöv and Tony Olsson after a dramatic car chase.

1999-07-09

Days of student protests begin after Iranian police and hardliners attack a student dormitory at the University of Tehran.

1999-11-30

In Seattle, Washington, United States, protests against the WTO meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies.

2000-07-09

Police fired tear gas at fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed twelve people in Harare, Zimbabwe

2000-12-13

The "Texas 7" escape from the John Connally Unit near Kenedy, Texas later going on a crime spree and killing police officer Aubrey Hawkins

2000-12-24

The Texas 7 hold up a sports store in Irving, Texas. Police officer Aubrey Hawkins is shot during the robbery.

2001-04-01

Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.

2001-05-09

In Ghana 129 football fans die in what became known as the Accra Sports Stadium Disaster. The deaths were caused by a stampede (caused by the firing of teargas by police personnel at the stadium)that followed a controversial decision by the referee handling a crucial match between arch-rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2001-07-20

Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.

2002-10-24

Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, DC.

2003-09-12

In Fallujah, US forces mistakenly shoot and kill eight Iraqi police officers.

2003-11-12

Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.

2003-12-24

Spanish police thwart an attempt by ETA to detonate 50 kg of explosives at 3:55 p.m. inside Madrid's busy Chamartín Station.

2004-01-21

Canada: The residence of reporter Juliet O'Neill is searched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigating leaks concerning the deportation of Maher Arar.

2004-04-03

Islamic terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks are trapped by the police in their apartment and kill themselves.

2005-02-28

A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.

2005-03-03

Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.

2005-07-22

Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers. See 7 July 2005 London bombings and 21 July 2005 London bombings

2005-12-08

Ante Gotovina, Croatian army general accused of war crimes, is captured in the Playa de las Américas, Tenerife by the Spanish police.

2006-03-24

Long-term protests in Belarus are broken by police.

2006-03-25

Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

2006-08-31

Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" was recovered from a raid by Norwegian police. The painting was said to be in a better-than-expected condition.

2006-11-24

Israeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.

2007-05-01

The Los Angeles May Day mêlée occurs, in which the Los Angeles Police Department's response to a May Day pro-immigration rally become a matter of controversy.

2007-06-27

The Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemão in an episode which is remembered as the Complexo do Alemão massacre.

2007-07-27

Phoenix News Helicopter Collision: News helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase; there were no survivors. This was the first known incidence of two news helicopters colliding in mid-air, and the worst civil aviation incident in Phoenix history.

2007-10-18

After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.

2008-03-02

Riots in Yerevan, Armenia concerning the Armenian presidential election, 2008 come to a fatal end, with police forces clashing with civilians in their peaceful protest, resulting in 8 deaths.

2009-07-30

A bomb explodes in Palma Nova, Mallorca, killing 2 police officers. Basque separatist group ETA is believed to be responsible.

2010-08-23

Manila hostage crisis, which occurred at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, where a dismissed police officer took hostage a tour bus full of Chinese nationals.

2012-03-04

Over 10,000 illegal Peruvian gold miners clash with police to gain control of Puerto Maldonado

2012-03-05

27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha

2012-05-29

Indonesian police make the biggest drug bust in ten years after seizing over a million ecstasy pills valued at $45 million

2012-06-29

16 Naxalite Maoist insurgents in India are killed by police

2012-08-16

South African police open fire on striking mine workers and kill at least 34 people

2012-08-29

Georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed

2012-09-16

8 police officers are killed by a roadside bombing by Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in Turkey

2012-10-01

3 NATO soldiers and 16 Afghan police are killed by a suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan

2013-01-24

Russian police kill 13 rebels in Vedeno District, Chechnya

2013-01-25

6 civilians and 1 police officer are shot dead and 456 people are injured during a nationwide protest against Egypt's 2011 revolution

2013-01-27

20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan

2013-02-14

A suicide bombing kills 4 police officer and injures 5 in Dagestan

2013-04-11

14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico

2013-04-23

28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq

2013-05-06

13 people are killed in clashes with Bangladeshi police in Dhaka

2013-07-24

22 are left dead after a conflict between the Knights Templar Cartel and Mexican police in Michoacan

2013-08-14

638 people are killed in violent clashes between police and protesters across Egypt

2013-08-20

9 Islamist militants are killed by Russian police in North Caucasus

2015-11-25

Chicago protesters march, block streets after police release shooting video

2015-12-03

Swiss police arrest FIFA officials suspected of taking millions in bribes

2015-12-05

3 stabbed at London tube station in terror attack, police say

2016-01-01

Police: 2 killed, at least 4 wounded in Tel Aviv pub shooting

2016-01-21

Explosion in Egypt kills at least 6, including police officers

2016-03-05

Police say story of knife found at OJ Simpson house may be bogus

2016-03-05

Knife found at OJ Simpson's former LA home studied by police

2016-03-12

Police Use Pepper Spray to Disperse Protesters Outside Trump Rally in Kansas City

2016-03-14

Maryland Shooting Outside Police Station Leaves One Officer Dead

2016-03-20

Anti-Trump Protesters Block Road in Arizona and Clash With Police in New York

2016-03-25

Six arrests in Brussels police operation after bombings

2016-04-01

Indian police file homicide case after overpass collapse kills 23

2016-04-03

Turkey violence: Five soldiers, one police dead in Nusaybin bomb

2016-05-17

Sinead O'Connor found safe after going missing in Chicago area - police

2016-05-24

Baltimore police officer cleared over Freddie Gray death

2016-05-25

Protesters Throw Rocks at Police Horses Outside Trump Rally in Albuquerque

2016-06-08

Chinese police require DNA for passports in Xinjiang

2016-06-16

French police arrest 36 after clashes with England fans

2016-07-08

Snipers kill five Dallas police, wound six during protests over police shootings

2016-07-13

Baton Rouge Police Arrest 3 in Plot to Shoot at Officers

2016-07-13

Five fallen Dallas police officers honored at interfaith service

2016-07-17

Vietnam Police Detain Dozens in Anti-China Protest

2016-07-21

Eighteen protesters arrested in Cleveland after scuffle with police

2016-08-06

UK Police Charge 19-Year-Old With London Stabbings

2016-08-11

New York police arrest man trying to climb Trump Tower

2016-08-14

US|Fires Burn in Milwaukee After a Fatal Police Shooting

2016-08-15

Milwaukee Shaken by Eruption of Violence After Shooting by Police

2016-08-17

Turkey dismisses more than 2000 police officers over coup bid

2016-08-18

Brazil police pull US swimmers from flight in robbery probe

2016-08-24

Brazil police probe money laundering tied to Olympic ticket ring

2016-08-26

Brazilian Police Recommend Charges Against Ryan Lochte

2016-08-28

Man Confesses to Killing 2 Nuns in Rural Mississippi, the Police Say

2016-09-22

Man fatally shot in Charlotte protests over US police shooting

2016-09-24

4 Dead in Shooting at Mall in Washington State, Police Say

2016-09-25

Suspect in shooting at Washington state mall captured: state police

2016-09-29

Protests continue over police-involved shooting of unarmed black man in El Cajon, Calif.

2016-10-09

2 Police Officers Are Shot and Killed in Palm Springs, Calif.

2016-11-04

Iowa Police Arrest Suspect in 'Ambush' Killings of 2 Officers

2017-04-11

Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

2017-04-17

Manhunt underway in Cleveland for suspect who broadcast killing on Facebook: Police

2017-04-19

Police: Man kills 3 in Fresno, calls whites 'devils'

2017-06-17

Minnesota officer fired from police force after acquittal in Philando Castile shooting

2017-06-18

58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire, police say

2017-08-23

Police use gas to disperse protesters outside Trump rally in Phoenix

2018-02-26

Florida to investigate police response to school shooting that killed 17

2018-03-25

Mexican police find bodies of 15 men crammed into pickup

2018-04-27

Genealogy websites help California police find Golden State Killer suspect

2018-07-07

UK police in protective suits investigate latest Novichok poisoning

2018-07-08

British police continue hunt for poison used against ex-spy

2018-07-29

Deadly California wildfire spreads as police report 17 people missing

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Police - Birthdays
Date Event
1753-05-31

Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader

1775-07-23

Francois-Eugene Vidocq, French criminal and police detective

1843-01-08

Frederick Abberline, British police investigator (d. 1929)

1849-02-26

Daniel H. Hastings, Governor Hastings and Mounted Police

1865-02-14

Carl Anderson, The Police Dog

1865-04-05

George S. Dougherty, The Line-Up at Police Headquarters

1869-05-04

Nick Cogley, Bangville Police

1877-02-06

John Webb Dillon, The Veteran Mounted Police Horse

1877-09-11

Felix Dzerzhinsky [Iron Felix, Bloody Felix], Ivyanets, Lithuania, Soviet statesman, established and developed Soviet secret police (Cheka, forerunner to the KGB)

1877-11-24

Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police (d. 1941)

1878-08-22

Fred Mace, Bangville Police

1881-02-06

Dot Farley, Bangville Police

1892-08-09

Charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)

1895-02-04

Hanns [Johann] Rauter, German SS-lt-general/SS police chief in Neth

1899-03-18

Lavrenti Beria, chief of Soviet secret police under Stalin

1901-04-16

Leo Poos, nazi police officer (caught Dutch underground agents)

1903-09-29

Ted Decorsia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon)

1908-02-04

Gwili Andre, Secrets of the French Police

1909-01-10

Rita Tuckett, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

1913-09-13

Roy Engle, Mo, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian)

1914-05-15

Blair Davies, Connecticut State Police

1916-01-01

Beth Amos, Police Academy

1916-07-04

Burton Zucker, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1917-07-15

William Yamadera, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1917-10-08

Kort Falkenberg, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1918-03-15

Nina Konsta, Police Raid

1919-08-17

Paul Theodore, Police Academy

1920-04-06

Robert Moncade, Halte... Police!

1920-11-25

Ricardo Montalban, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1921-02-27

E. Jack Neuman, Police Story

1921-12-18

Tony Brafa, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1922-01-18

Agathe Poschmann, Police Raid

1922-07-17

Friedhelm von Petersson, Police Raid

1922-07-23

Damiano Damiani, Confessions of a Police Captain

1923-03-27

Hank Robinson, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1923-04-09

Arthur Batanides, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1923-10-13

Matty Azzarone, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1924-05-15

Robert Cherry, Police Rookies

1925-03-23

David McNee, commissioner (Metropolitan Police)

1925-07-25

Jerry Paris, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1926-02-11

Leslie Nielsen, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1926-05-07

Val Bisoglio, NYC, actor (Lt Marsh-Police Woman, Danny-Quincy ME)

1927-10-15

Jeannette Charles, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1928-02-29

Terry Lewis, Australian police commissioner

1928-03-12

Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)

1928-06-19

Nancy Marchand, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1928-09-11

Earl Holliman, Delhi La, actor (Police Woman, Tribes, Cry Panic)

1930-05-20

Robert Bunyard, Commandant (British Police Staff College)

1930-06-01

Robert L. Collins, Police Woman

1930-06-21

Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)

1931-03-03

Trevor Williams, Police Academy

1931-06-05

John Dellow, commisioner (London Metropolitan Police)

1931-06-24

Leslie Cochran, Miami, Florida, peace activist and police critic, (d. 2012)

1931-08-09

Jerry de Bono, Police Woman

1931-09-30

Angie Dickinson, [Angeline Brown], Kulm ND, actress (Police Woman)

1932-10-14

Don Guidice, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1933-01-25

William J. Caunitz, One Police Plaza

1933-04-20

George R. Robertson, Police Academy

1933-11-23

Paul Maslansky, Police Academy

1934-03-17

Dennis W. Peeples, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1934-06-29

Michael Zenon, Police Academy

1935-08-20

Grant Cowan, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

1936-01-23

Willoughby Sharp, Police State

1936-03-01

Georgina Spelvin, Police Academy

1936-07-02

Michael D. Margulies, Police Academy

1936-09-11

Charles Dierkop, LaCrosse Wisc, actor (Det Pete Royster-Police Woman)

1936-9-22

Art Metrano, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

1937-01-22

Joseph Wambaugh, East Pittsburgh Pa, police writer (Onion Fields)

1937-05-28

Paquito Diaz, Joe Pring: Homicide Manila Police

1937-9-02

Cass Martin, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1937-9-04

Nicholas Worth, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1938-08-06

Peter Bonerz, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1939-07-04

Ed Bernard, Phila, actor (Joe-Police Woman, Jim-White Shadow)

1940-07-01

Alan Myerson, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1941-06-23

Richard M. Richie Roberts, former Marine and New Jersey Police Detective, Criminal Defense Attorney

1942-12-31

Andy Summers, Blackpool England, rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne)

1942-12-31

Andy Summers, The Police: Synchronicity Concert

1943-05-27

Raye Birk, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1943-08-21

Hugh Wilson, Police Academy

1943-12-07

Bernard C. Parks, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department

1944-04-20

Vladimir Dolinskiy, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

1944-05-18

Peter Ryan, British national director (Police Training)

1944-08-27

G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)

1944-08-27

G.W. Bailey, Police Academy

1945-02-23

Frank Murray, police Officer

1945-02-28

Charles "Bubba" Smith, Tx, NFLer (Balt Colts)/actor (Police Academy)

1945-02-28

Bubba Smith, Police Academy

1945-05-24

Priscilla Presley, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1945-08-02

Ron Scelza, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1945-11-20

Jay Johnstone, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1946-06-22

Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]

1946-06-22

Andrew Rubin, Police Academy

1946-10-09

Nancy E. Barr, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1946-11-28

Joe Dante, director (Matinee, Twilight Zone, Police Squad, Gremlins)

1946-12-04

Yô Inoue, Patlabor: The Mobile Police

1947-03-10

Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former Commissioner of The Metropolitan Police

1947-03-29

Glenn Kwann, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

1947-04-03

Pat Proft, Police Academy

1947-05-10

Marion Ramsey, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1947-07-09

O.J. Simpson, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1947-10-16

David Zucker, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1947-9-29

Donovan Scott, Police Academy

1949-07-29

Leslie Easterbrook, Los Angeles, California, American actress (The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy)

1949-11-15

Wink Roberts, Police Academy

1950-03-03

Tim Kazurinsky, Johnstown Pa, comedian (SNL, Police Academy 2, 3, 4)

1950-03-11

Jerry Zucker, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1950-04-16

David Graff, Lancaster Ohio, actor (Police Academy 2, 3, 4, 6)

1950-04-16

David Graf, Police Academy

1950-06-04

Åge Magnussen, Pelle the Police Car

1950-10-11

Mark J. Goodman, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1950-9-12

Bruce Mahler, Police Academy

1951-06-12

Bun E Carlos, [Brad Carlson], rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)

1951-10-02

Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)

1951-11-09

Chi-Wing Lau, Police Story

1952-02-16

Mark Oristano, Karma Police

1952-07-16

Stewart Copeland, Alexandria Egypt, drummer (Police-Roxanne)

1952-08-29

Brad Moranz, AD Police Files

1952-10-31

Joe West, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1952-9-01

Phil Hendrie, Team America: World Police

1953-03-04

Steven Meltzer, Team America: World Police

1953-04-02

Debralee Scott, Police Academy

1953-10-05

Robert Devine, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1954-10-20

Youko Matsuoka, AD Police Files

1954-9-29

Jeff Breslauer, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1955-01-23

Robin Zander, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)

1955-07-13

Douglas Leonard Brecht, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

1955-9-15

Pamela Matheson, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1956-9-25

Debra Dusay, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1957-12-20

Matthew Dudenhoeffer, Karma Police

1957-12-25

Jillie Mack, Police Story

1958-04-24

Brian Paddick, British former deputy assistant commissioner and most senior openly gay police officer

1958-07-19

Tsung-Sheng Lee, Police Story 3: Supercop

1958-08-13

Kathryn Graf, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1958-08-24

Steve Guttenberg, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit)

1958-08-24

Steve Guttenberg, Police Academy

1958-9-29

Ken Tong, Police Story

1959-06-04

Lauree Dash, Amazing Heroes: Spend the Day with Police Officers

1959-07-24

Shawn Weatherly, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

1959-07-28

Joni Siani, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1960-02-29

Stephen Curwick, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1960-07-21

Takaaki Ishiyama, Dominion Tank Police

1960-08-29

Pascale Rocard, Police

1960-09-06

Michael Winslow, Spokane WA, actor/comedian (Police Academy)

1960-9-12

Conrad Hurtt, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1961-01-10

Janet Jones, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1961-04-03

Randy Harvey, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1961-06-10

Steven Shayle Rhodes, Karma Police

1961-06-17

Alex Pauljuk, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

1961-06-23

Yuriy Sysoev, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

1962-03-10

Tab Thacker, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

1962-05-26

Bob[cat] Goldthwait, Syracuse NY, comedian (Police Academy)

1962-07-20

Dmitriy Chernigovskiy, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

1962-11-17

Brian Seeman, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

1963-07-18

Itsuji Itao, Tokyo Gore Police

1963-08-02

Joe Shapiro, Police Beat

1964-03-25

Andrew Paris, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1964-10-27

Carole Alderson, Police Academy

1964-11-01

Daran Norris, Team America: World Police

1965-07-28

Mame Yamada, Tokyo Gore Police

1966-11-25

Stacy Lattisaw, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

1967-01-17

Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (d. 2007)

1967-04-01

Yoshihiro Nishimura, Tokyo Gore Police

1967-04-21

John Venable, Karma Police

1967-05-31

Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)

1967-07-06

Elvina Kong, Police Story 2

1969-08-07

Andrew Lin, New Police Story

1970-9-05

Rebekah Stevens, Team America: World Police

1971-03-29

Chie Tanabe, Metropolitan Police Branch 82

1971-05-06

Catherine Middleton, Team America: World Police

1973-05-19

Ikuko Sawada, Tokyo Gore Police

1973-07-09

Bluesky, The Citizen Police 69

1973-9-16

Nye Cooper, Karma Police

1974-03-13

Naho Toda, Police Dog Dream

1974-11-24

Dori Woollum, Police Videos

1975-07-06

Jennifer S. Jackson, Team America: World Police

1975-07-30

Cambria Copeland, Team America: World Police

1976-03-02

Winnie Leung, New Police Story

1976-03-27

Carl Ng, New Police Story

1976-08-20

Kristen Miller, Team America: World Police

1976-08-21

Guy Mason, Police Beat

1976-12-30

Samuel Pang, New Police Story

1976-9-16

Asuka Higuchi, New Police Story

1977-02-01

Kaan Çakir, Police

1977-05-12

Coco Chiang, New Police Story

1977-06-30

Cosmin Selesi, Police, Adjective

1978-06-25

Michael Dermen, The Police: Certifiable

1978-10-18

Jyothika, Kaakha..Kaakha: The Police

1979-03-17

Stephen Kramer Glickman, Police Guys

1979-08-31

Alan Cave, The Police

1980-04-19

Juliet Verni, Team America: World Police

1980-08-29

Nicholas Tse, New Police Story

1980-12-30

Kenny Kwan, New Police Story

1981-04-12

George Remes, Police, Adjective

1981-04-20

Kelly Carl, Police State

1981-08-17

Taiga Ishino, Tokyo Gore Police

1982-01-15

Akane Akanezawa, Tokyo Gore Police

1982-9-22

Mandy Chiang, New Police Story

1984-01-22

Jon Lee Brody, Police Guys

1984-05-05

Matt Devino, Handsome Police

1984-11-10

Steven Cheung, New Police Story

1985-03-07

Brandon Knieper, Karma Police

1985-04-03

Jim Ng, Frank McCuff: Police Force Vigilante

1985-04-26

John Isner, Kristen Stewart/Gary Faulkner/Tokyo Police Club/John Isner

1986-03-22

Nese Sayles, Police

1986-04-12

Ayano Yamamoto, Tokyo Gore Police

1986-12-30

Cay Izumi, Tokyo Gore Police

1987-11-23

Sarah Williford, Confiscated Police Video

1988-06-02

Whitney Knieper, Karma Police

1988-07-08

Abdulrahman Algharabally, Kuwait Police Academy 40

1992-07-13

Andreas Rottem Paulsen, Pelle the Police Car

1995-12-03

Elijah Ostrow, Police Beat

1997-01-21

Jeremy Shada, Team America: World Police

Police - Notable Weddings

Rodney KingApr 27, 1985

Police - Weddings
Date Event
1985-04-27

Police violence victim Rodney King (20) weds Dennetta Lyles

1989-02-20

Police violence victim Rodney King (23) weds Crystal Lynnette Waters

Police - Notable Deaths

Peel, British PMJul 2, 1850

Sitting BullDec 15, 1890

Bonnie ParkerMay 23, 1934

Clyde BarrowMay 23, 1934

Police - Deaths
Date Event
1793-10-31

Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40

1850-07-02

Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British PM/founder London Police, dies at 62

1857-05-11

E Francois Vidocq, French criminalogist/police officer, dies at 81

1890-12-15

Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US Police aged 58 or 59

1903-01-09

Daniel H. Hastings, Governor Hastings and Mounted Police

1917-02-21

Fred Mace, Bangville Police

1926-07-20

Felix Dzerzhinsky [Iron Felix, Bloody Felix], Soviet statesman, established and developed Soviet secret police (Cheka, forerunner to the KGB), dies at 48

1931-07-16

George S. Dougherty, The Line-Up at Police Headquarters

1934-05-23

Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush at 23

1934-05-23

Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush

1936-05-20

Nick Cogley, Bangville Police

1941-03-28

Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian Police Commissioner (b. 1877)

1941-11-12

Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, NY gangster/police informer, killed

1942-10-22

Sybren Tulip, NSBer/supt of police in Amsterdam (1941-42), dies

1946-08-29

J E Feenstra, Nazi military police commandant, executed

1948-11-04

Carl Anderson, The Police Dog

1949-12-20

John Webb Dillon, The Veteran Mounted Police Horse

1950-07-05

Salvatore Giuliano, Sicilian bandit, shot by police

1959-02-05

Gwili Andre, Secrets of the French Police

1963-11-22

J. D. Tippit, Dallas Police Officer (b. 1924)

1973-04-11

Ted Decorsia, actor (Police Chief Hegedorn-Steve Canyon), dies at 69

1977-09-12

Steven Biko, South African black student leader, dies in police custody

1978-04-25

Lee Kim Lai, Singaporean police officer (b. 1960)

1979-08-15

Derek N. Twist, Police Dog

1980-12-29

Roy Engle, actor (Police Chief-My Favorite Martian), dies at 67

1981-12-09

Daniel Faulkner, Philadelphia police officer (b. 1955)

1983-02-20

Ray Vitte, actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), killed by police at 33

1984-02-13

Andre Stander, South African police captain and bank robber (b. 1946)

1984-07-18

James Oliver Huberty, shot by police after killing 21 in McDonalds

1984-11-05

Dennis W. Peeples, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1986-03-31

Jerry Paris, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1986-12-06

Malik Oussekine, Algerian/French student, killed by police at 22

1987-07-25

Eric Mntonga, co-director of the Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa (IDASA), found on a dirt road a day after he had been detained at a police station

1989-01-10

Colin Winchester, Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (b. 1933)

1990-07-20

Herbert Jenkins, Atlanta's longest serving police chief (b. 1907)

1990-08-05

Herman Gooding, Suriname police-inspector, dies

1993-04-11

Mohammed el-Himi, brigade-general of Egyptian police, murdered

1993-06-08

René Bousquet, French Vichy-police chief deports jews, dies at 84

1993-09-30

Tony Brafa, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1994-03-26

Matty Azzarone, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

1994-08-02

Bhagwatpersad Ausan, commandant Suriname military police, dies at 38

1994-11-25

Gerard John Toorenaar, Amsterdam police commissar, dies at 69

1995-03-14

Alessandro Cutolo, The Police Commissioner

1996-01-31

Beth Amos, Police Academy

1996-03-21

Frank Murray, police Officer, dies at 51

1996-07-20

William J. Caunitz, One Police Plaza

1997-04-20

Pamela Matheson, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

1998-01-15

E. Jack Neuman, Police Story

1998-07-07

Brigadier Theuns Swanepoel, South African Security Police notorious for ordering the police to shoot at protesting school children in 1976, 70

2000-01-10

Arthur Batanides, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

2000-06-18

Nancy Marchand, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2001-02-01

Dmitriy Chernigovskiy, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

2001-04-07

David Graf, Police Academy

2002-09-13

Robert Cherry, Police Rookies

2002-10-30

Cass Martin, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2003-02-28

Yô Inoue, Patlabor: The Mobile Police

2003-05-17

Blair Davies, Connecticut State Police

2004-01-18

Prince Hughes, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2005-04-05

Debralee Scott, Police Academy

2005-12-27

Rita Tuckett, Police Academy 3: Back in Training

2006-03-13

Kort Falkenberg, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

2006-09-22

Jerry de Bono, Police Woman

2007-02-02

Filippo Raciti, Italian police officer (b. 1967)

2007-05-07

Nicholas Worth, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2007-12-28

Tab Thacker, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

2008-02-14

Trevor Williams, Police Academy

2008-03-14

Paul Theodore, Police Academy

2008-05-12

Burton Zucker, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2008-05-15

Chi-Wing Lau, Police Story

2008-12-17

Willoughby Sharp, Police State

2009-01-14

Ricardo Montalban, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2009-11-30

Steven Meltzer, Team America: World Police

2010-03-11

Don Guidice, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

2010-07-09

William Yamadera, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

2010-11-28

Leslie Nielsen, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2011-03-03

Paquito Diaz, Joe Pring: Homicide Manila Police

2011-08-03

Bubba Smith, Police Academy

2011-10-21

Robert L. Collins, Police Woman

2012-03-08

Leslie Cochran, American peace activist and police critic, dies from head trauma at 60

2012-04-07

Hank Robinson, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

2012-11-03

Carole Alderson, Police Academy

2013-03-07

Damiano Damiani, Confessions of a Police Captain

2015-02-09

Nye Cooper, Karma Police

2015-10-05

Andrew Rubin, Police Academy

2015-11-18

#JeSuisChien: French police dog dies in Saint-Denis raid

2016-02-15

George Gaynes, 'Punky Brewster' and 'Police Academy' Star, Dies at 98

2016-02-17

George Gaynes, Star of 'Police Academy' and 'Punky Brewster,' Dies at 98


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