Suicide By Cop
Authorities say a marked deputy patrol car was rear-ended Tuesday by a man who allegedly told officers he did so intentionally, hoping he’d be shot.
Officers responded to the 6600 block of Denver Avenue around 6:15 a.m.
A shooting and pursuit suspect who allegedly used his 1-year-old baby boy as a human shield in a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies is in critical condition Monday, authorities said.
The wife of Oceanside’s police chief and former Cypress City Councilman Frank McCoy was convicted Monday of five counts of assault on a police officer during a 2010 standoff.