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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Keeping this display of officer-involved domestic violence fatalities on top from now on...

The Officer-Involved Domestic Violence (OIDV) Fatalities photo presentation that was here has been deleted by ROCKYOU.com, where it had been hosted and streamed from. A screencaptured copy is here on LaneJudson.com - the site it was originally compiled for.

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[U.S.] Too Many Said-Suicides of Law Enforcement Officer's wives, girlfriends, dates, and ex's


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Monday, August 26, 2019

[FL] Police officer's wife Laura Rawls said to have killed herself with husband's service weapon (1957)


OFFICER'S WIFE FATALLY SHOT, CALLED SUICIDE 
The Miami News
17 June 1957
The 43-year-old wife of a Miami police officer took her own life early today, police reported. The victim was identified as Mrs. Laura Rawls, of 3021 NW 1st St. She was found dead, lying on her bed, at 7 a.m. by her husband, Officer E. J. Rawls, police department drunk-o-meter technician, investigators said. Detective George Spell said Mrs. Rawls had shot herself in the head with her husband's revolver. A note to police explained she could no longer "stand the pain." Mrs. Rawls had suffered from a heart condition after her left side was paralyzed in an auto accident several years ago, it was reported.

(Reported by who?)


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Monday, June 24, 2019

[GA] ACCPD Police Officer Britt jailed for terroristic threatening and family violence

From news: On June 20th Athens-Clarke County Police Officer Robert Ellis Britt was arrested and jailed on making terroristic threats and family violence, both felonies. Deputies say they obtained a recorded phone call between Britt and his wife in which Britt threatened the wife's boyfriend - to "put a bullet through his forehead," and do the same to her.

From Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release: “In accordance with ACCPD policy Britt has been placed on administrative leave pending a preliminary review of the facts in this case.”

Are the threats also the "family violence" or is there more to what's going on?

Is he out? With or without guns? Does his wife have protection? Her friend?

I pray that all are able to stay safe.



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[VA] Petersburg Officer Whitley and woman arrested on domestic assault.

PETERSBURG OFFICER PUT ON LEAVE AFTER ARREST FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT
June 19, 2019
Following an investigation, authorities arrested a Petersburg Police officer Tuesday for domestic assault. The Petersburg Police Facebook page says that officer Trenzas Whitley has been detained and that “an emergency protective order was issued.” Whitley was put on administrative leave after the arrest as the Petersburg Police Department awaits the outcome of the court proceedings. A woman named Caitlyn Davis was also arrested for domestic assault and an emergency protective order was issued. It is unclear at this time what connection Whitley and Davis have... [Article here]
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[CA] Amanda Jensen: “No, don't do this!”



Los Alamitos Police Capt. Rick Moore fatally shot Westminster City Clerk Amanda Jensen and then shot himself. Dispatchers had received a 911 call just after 7:15 p.m. Sunday from Jensen asking for police assistance, but the line went dead. As officers arrived, witnesses said they heard Amanda yell, “No, don’t do this” and then multiple gunshots. Over the prior 9 months Garden Grove police had responded to Jensen’s house in that city three times on domestic calls.


Amanda Jensen called being city clerk a “dream job.” She worked at Westminster City Hall for 11 years. In her off time, she was a troop leader for the Girl Scouts of Orange County and served as event chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Garden Grove. Amanda is survived by her parents and 3 children who she loved with all her heart.


Westminster City Councilwoman Margie Rice:
"I'm very, very saddened about Amanda's death. It's very personal to me. She was my friend. We worked together for 11 years. She was always smiling and always ready to help anyone. When I got the news, I just kind of fell apart, to tell the truth, because she was such a fine young lady. It's a great loss to the city, a great loss to the families. My heart just breaks for her parents and her."

Assistant City Manager Chet Simmons:
“I’m still in shock. I was devastated when I heard. She was one of those people who is always thinking of everyone else first."

Councilman Sergio Contreras:
"It’s painful. It’s like losing a family member. It’s absolutely tragic."

POLICE CAPTAIN, CITY CLERK FOUND DEAD WITH APPARENT GUNSHOT WOUNDS AFTER SEAL BEACH STANDOFF: POLICE
JULY 17, 2017
[Excerpts] A Los Alamitos police captain [Rick Moore] and a city clerk [Amanda Jensen] have been identified as the man and woman who were found dead inside a Seal Beach apartment Monday morning following an hours-long standoff... The line was disconnected at some point during the call, which was made around 7:20 p.m.... Officers arriving at the scene surrounded the apartment building and evacuated nearby homes while a SWAT team responded to a possible barricade situation... Hours later, police entered the apartment and discovered the deceased man and woman... The relationship between Moore and Jensen was not immediately known, but several neighbors told KTLA that the two had just moved to the building four months ago, and had a number of domestic disputes during that time... [Full article here]

FOR SWAT TEAM, A SEAL BEACH SHOOTING BECAME PERSONAL WHEN CAPTAIN WAS FOUND DEAD
July 18, 2017
[Excerpts] ...At the scene, not long after 8, [Los Alamitos Police Chief Eric Nunez] had learned that one of his captains was involved and pulled his officers off of the case... “I saw them suiting up and knew I did not want my guys on the entry team with a possibility of having to confront their own police captain”... From September to June 3, Garden Grove police responded to Jensen’s house in that city three times on domestic calls... “All (of the calls) involved their relationships and arguments”... In one of the calls, Moore was listed as the victim, with Jensen referred to as the victim in the other two. No one was ever arrested... The Police Department has no plans at the moment to hold a memorial for the captain. Nunez said he wants to wait until the investigation provides some clarity about what happened inside the apartment. “There are one of two ways this went down,” Nunez said. “One way and we’d honor his service. The other would be reprehensible and not worthy of the uniform.” [Full article here]

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO DEATHS OF POLICE CAPTAIN, CITY CLERK IN SEAL BEACH APARTMENT
July 18, 2017
[Excerpts] ...Los Alamitos Police Capt. Rick Moore, 49, and Westminster City Clerk Amanda Jensen, 37, suffered apparent gunshot wounds, according to Sgt. Michael Henderson, spokesman for the Seal Beach Police Department... Police received a call about 7:20 p.m. Sunday from a woman in an apartment near 7th Street and Central Avenue who requested officers’ assistance, authorities said. The call was then disconnected.... Officers quickly surrounded the apartment and the SWAT team responded... As city clerk, Jensen, a Garden Grove resident, was responsible for administering local elections, and maintaining records of business and official actions taken in Westminster... [Full article here]

2 BODIES FOUND IN SEAL BEACH APARTMENT ARE THAT OF A LOS ALAMITOS POLICE CAPTAIN AND WESTMINSTER’S CITY CLERK
July 17, 2017
A Los Alamitos police captain and Westminster’s city clerk were found dead early Monday morning when a SWAT team entered an apartment with the help of a robot, hours after police got a distress call and gunshots rang out... The bodies of Capt. Rick Moore, 49, of Seal Beach and City Clerk  Jensen, 37, of Garden Grove were discovered at about 2 a.m... Shelley Hasselbrink, the Los Alamitos mayor, said Moore was “a terrific police officer... We’re a small city. So everyone knows each other”... [Building maintenance man] Greg Meier said the man’s girlfriend visited him and there had been some type of conflicts between them in the past: “It’s been a volatile relationship.” Jensen’s death is devastating for Westminster, officials there said. She had worked in the Westminster City Clerk’s Office for 11 years, as a deputy clerk and then as the assistant city clerk. She became the head of the office in 2015...  [Full article here]

WESTMINSTER CITY CLERK AND LOS AL POLICE CAPTAIN DEAD IN MURDER-SUICIDE?
July 18, 2017
[Excerpts] Westminster’s city clerk and a Los Alamitos Police Department captain were found shot to death in a Seal Beach apartment early Monday. Police investigators are not yet saying if it was a murder/suicide. But witnesses told the Orange County Register that Amanda Jensen was visiting her boyfriend Rick Moore and that they heard her yell, “No, don’t do this” and then multiple gunshots... Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call just after 7:15 p.m. Sunday from Jensen asking for police assistance at an apartment in the 100 block of 7th Street, but the line went dead. As officers arrived, witnesses reportedly told them they had heard the gunshots. A police perimeter was set up around the apartment and surrounding area due to fears a barricaded suspect might be inside. However, after hours of no response coming from inside, SWAT officers forced their way in and found the bodies around 2 a.m... they had been dead since around 7:30 p.m. Sunday... [Full article here]

POLICE SAY LOS ALAMITOS CAPTAIN SHOT EX-GIRLFRIEND, THEN HIMSELF
July 20, 2017
[Excerpts] A Los Alamitos police captain fatally shot his ex-girlfriend three times with a personal firearm and then killed himself with that weapon... The Orange County Coroner’s Office on Thursday completed autopsies... the 17-year Los Alamitos officer used his personal .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun, not a police-issued firearm... The investigation is ongoing, Henderson said, and a formal report and toxicology results are still pending... Earlier Thursday, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced it had looked into two cases of potential domestic violence [between] Moore and Jensen. Allegations could not be corroborated, said Michelle Van Der Linden, spokeswoman for the District Attorney’s Office, and no charges were filed. Van Der Linden said the DA’s Office was aware of “several incidents” between the pair in the past. Police responded to Jensen’s Garden Grove house three times from September to June 3... About a year earlier, on June 8, 2016, Westminster police received an anonymous letter asking officers to investigate Moore on suspicion of domestic violence, Van Der Linden said. Officials have not released what was in the letter. DA investigators followed up by interviewing Moore and Jensen. “Jensen stated that Moore never hit her and that she injured herself during a verbal argument, resulting in self-inflicted bruising and other injuries,” Van Der Linden said. In the interview, Jensen also mentioned a previous instance when “Moore had physically assaulted her, and she provided a photo showing a bruise as supporting evidence.” She later recanted, and Moore denied the allegations. “We could not file on either case as neither could be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” Van Der Linden said. It is “a heartbreaking tragedy.” [Full article here]

CITIES STUNNED BY LOSS OF AMANDA JENSEN
July 24, 2017 04:27pm
[Excerpts] The cities of Westminster and Garden Grove continue grieving the loss of Amanda Jensen, who was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend in his Seal Beach apartment last week, authorities said. Jensen, 37 and a mother of three, was the city clerk for Westminster and a resident of Garden Grove. "I'm very, very saddened about Amanda's death," said Westminster City Councilwoman Margie Rice. "It's very personal to me. She was my friend. We worked together for 11 years. She was always smiling and always ready to help anyone. When I got the news, I just kind of fell apart, to tell the truth, because she was such a fine young lady. It's a great loss to the city, a great loss to the families. My heart just breaks for her parents and her"... Police were called to Jensen’s Garden Grove home three times from September, 2016 to June 3 of this year, each time for domestic disputes. Twice, Jensen told police that Moore had struck her. The June 3 incident was investigated by the DA. It turned into a “She said, he said” case, authorities said, and there was not enough evidence to pursue charges. About a year earlier, the DA investigated after Westminster police received an anonymous letter asking them to investigate Moore for domestic abuse. The DA interviewed Moore and Jensen. Jensen stated that Moore had never assaulted her, authorities said. Amanda Jensen called being city clerk a “dream job.” She worked at Westminster City Hall for 11 years. In her off time, she was a troop leader for the Girl Scouts of Orange County and served as event chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Garden Grove... [Full article here]

WESTMINSTER HOLDS VIGIL FOR LONGTIME CITY EMPLOYEE SHOT AND KILLED IN SEAL BEACH APARTMENT
August 2, 2017
[Excerpts] The clock tower at the Civic Center here became an epicenter of grieving, reflection and remembrance Wednesday night in the face of tragedy. A vigil was held there in honor of Amanda Jensen, 37, a Garden Grove resident, mother of three, and the city clerk of Westminster... On Wednesday, Aug.  2, Westminster held a candlelight vigil for their employees, with mourners gathering outside the Civic Center. City Manager Eddie Manfro and an official of a center for domestic-violence survivors opened the ceremony. Then, the microphone opened for anyone who wanted to share stories of Jensen, who had worked for the city for 11 years and as the city clerk since 2015. [Full article here]
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Saturday, June 22, 2019

[US][MD] FBI Agent Raynor murdered Donna Fisher, then killed himself in front of police officers

FBI Special Agent David Raynor's murder-suicide stole the life of his estranged wife Donna Fisher and changed her family forever. "Donna is survived by her two children..."

...Anne Arundel County Police Lt. Ryan Frashure told us officers witnessed Raynor’s turning his gun on himself on 7 March 2018: "There is nothing in the investigation that turned up evidence indicating it’s anything other than a domestic-related suicide. When our officers confronted [Raynor], he committed suicide in front of our officers. He was given verbal commands to drop the weapon, and when [officers] were approaching him, that’s when he put the gun to his head." ...The couple had been in the midst of divorce proceedings and, Frashure said, were “having serious domestic issues.” The week they died they were in court fighting over custody of their 10-year-old daughter...

FBI AGENT, WIFE DEAD IN MURDER-SUICIDE, POLICE SAY
March 7, 2018
[Excerpts] Authorities in Maryland say an FBI agent [David Raynor of Annapolis] and his estranged wife  [Donna Fisher of Crownsville] have died in a murder-suicide...the FBI agent and his wife were discovered outside the home. Each had stab wounds. The man also had what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said officers went to the home after a woman called 911 on behalf of another woman who “was being threatened by her recently estranged husband”... [Full article here]

POLICE: FBI AGENT IN CROWNSVILLE MURDER-SUICIDE HAD NO HISTORY OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

[Excerpts] ...54-year-old David Raynor, an FBI veteran of 22 years, stabbed his estranged wife, Donna Fisher, before ending his life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore officially ruled Fisher’s death a homicide and Raynor’s death a suicide Thursday... Raynor and Fisher, whose bodies were found near Fisher’s Crownsville home, were embroiled in a divorce and custody case underway this week... Raynor owned “firearms and ammunition believed to be in excess of 125 guns, rifles, grenade launchers and the like”... Police had never been called to either Fisher’s home in Crownsville nor Raynor’s home in Annapolis for reports of domestic violence... In filings, there were no accusations of any violent tendencies, with much of the proceedings focused on custody of their 10-year-old daughter and the value of the home... [Full article here]

FBI SPECIAL AGENT KILLS WIFE, SELF IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, OFFICIALS SAY
Mar 07 2018
[Excerpts] ...The Anne Arundel County Police Department said it responded to a domestic assault in the 500 block of Arundel Boulevard in Crownsville at about 8 a.m. Authorities said the 911 caller stated a woman asked that they alert police because her estranged husband, identified later by officials as 52-year-old [FBI Special Agent] David Raynor, had threatened her... When officers arrived at the scene they said the woman, identified as 54-year-old Donna Fisher, was found suffering from stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Raynor, of Annapolis, was found suffering from stab wounds and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to officials. He was also pronounced dead at the scene... [Full article here]

EXCERPTS FROM SNOPES:
...Anne Arundel County Police Lt. Ryan Frashure told us officers witnessed Raynor’s turning his gun on himself on 7 March 2018: "There is nothing in the investigation that turned up evidence indicating it’s anything other than a domestic-related suicide. When our officers confronted [Raynor], he committed suicide in front of our officers. He was given verbal commands to drop the weapon, and when [officers] were approaching him, that’s when he put the gun to his head." ...The couple had been in the midst of divorce proceedings and, Frashure said, were “having serious domestic issues.” The week they died they were in court fighting over custody of their 10-year-old daughter. [Full article here]

DONNA FISHER OBITUARY
January 29, 1964 - March 7, 2018
[Excerpts] It is with heavy heart and deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear sister, mother, and friend Donna Lynn Fisher. Donna's life ended tragically on March 7th, 2018 in Crownsville, Md, she was 54. Taken without notice. We all weep for Donna and the beautiful person that was and for the future that was stolen. Words can never express the grief, the shock and the pain we feel for the loss of such a special person who touched the lives of so many. Her abundant love, her endless dedication to her children, her amazing empathy and her commitment to making the world just a bit more fun, happy and meaningful; Donna leaves behind a life that was memorable, faithful, and profoundly impactful to all of us who had the privilege to call her Mom, sister, and friend. Donna is survived by her two children ... whom she dedicated her life to and loved more than anything in the world... We all love and will miss our Donna so very much... [Full article here]
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[PA] Detective Pearson's attempted murder, arson and false imprisonment dv charge 2004

He is still with the PD. (?)
Choosing to not post his mugshot.

DETECTIVE ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY TRYING TO CHOKE GIRLFRIEND WITH BELT
Jun. 29, 2004
[Excerpts] A Philadelphia police detective was arrested Saturday for allegedly trying to choke his girlfriend with a belt... Darryl Pearson, 36, has been suspended with intent to dismiss... Police were called to an apartment on Devon Street near Roumfort Road in East Mount Airy at about 4:20 a.m. on Saturday after reports of a woman screaming. Pearson tried to wrap a belt around ____'s neck and to set the carpet on fire, police said. Pearson was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, attempted murder and arson, police said...

DETECTIVE SUSPENDED AFTER HE IS ARRESTED IN ASSAULT
Jun. 29, 2004
[Excerpts] A Philadelphia police detective was ordered suspended for 30 days yesterday by Police Commissioner Sylvester M. Johnson and will face dismissal after his arrest over the weekend on charges that he assaulted his girlfriend... Pearson, 36, allegedly attempted to wrap a belt around ____'s neck, police said. He also tried to set a carpet on fire, police said. He was charged with attempted murder, arson and false imprisonment.

DETECTIVE ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY TRYING TO CHOKE GIRLFRIEND WITH BELT
29 Jun 2004
[Excerpts] ...Darryl Pearson, 36, has been suspended with intent to dismiss, said police spokeswoman Officer Sheila Smith...

JUDGE DISMISSES CHARGES AGAINST POLICE DETECTIVE
10 Sep 2004
Family Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley yesterday dismissed attempted-murder and arson charges against a Philadelphia police detective yesterday after his alleged victim, his girlfriend, failed to appear in court. Assistant District Attorney Gina Smith said her office would rearrest Darryl L. Pearson, 36...

2005 - article states that ["...[Darryl] Pearson is no longer on the force..."]
Source: No-beard policy for cops cost city 3I6G, Philadelphia Daily News, By Jim Smith (smithjm@phillynews.com), 17 Aug 2005, Wed, Page 8

2018 - "DARRYL PEARSON is employed with City of Philadelphia, Police Department. The position title is DETECTIVE..." The annual salary is $85,656.00 in 2018. YTD Overtime Gross $90,294.61
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