Tag: Shannon Miles

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Poll: Texans Follow Partisan Split on Black Lives Matter

Although Texans experienced together the sniper-attack of officers in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest, Texans’ opinions on the larger movement are still divided along partisan lines.

The widow of Deputy Goforth receives the flag that draped her husband's casket from Sheriff Ron Hickman. (Photo: Breitbart Texaas/Bob Price)

1 Year Ago: Texas Deputy Gunned Down In Dark After New Black Panther Chants

One year ago, Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth walked out of a convenience store to his patrol car and was gunned down in cold blood by a man who snuck up behind him in the dark. Police say there appears to be no other motivation for the shooting than he was wearing a uniform and a badge.

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Where Do Mentally Ill Accused Cop-Executioners Go to Await Trial?

The man accused of executing a uniformed Harris County deputy in cold blood, has been found incompetent to stand trial. Where are criminals who are awaiting trial kept after they have been found incompetent to aid their lawyer in their defense, and how long does it take them to get to the state mental hospital so they can receive mental health restoration services?

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Video Shows Moments Surrounding Ambush of Houston-area Deputy

HOUSTON, Texas — Video has been released showing the ambush of the Houston-area constable who was shot on Wednesday as he was kneeling by a deputy trainee’s patrol car. The ambush occurred after a routine traffic stop in Houston’s Third Ward, a neighborhood known for violent crime. A person of interest has been questioned.

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Investigator in Executed Houston Deputy Case Fired for Having Sex with Key Witness

A veteran homicide investigator in the high profile murder case of the executed Houston deputy has been fired for admitting that he had sex with a key witness. The witness is the self-proclaimed mistress of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot execution style in Houston in late August when he was putting gas into his patrol car.

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Investigator in Goforth Murder Case Admits to Sex with Key Witness

A Harris County Sheriff’s Office veteran homicide investigator has admitted to having sex with a key witness in the Deputy Darren Goforth capital murder trial. The witness is the alleged mistress of the slain deputy who was reported to be at the gas station the night of Goforth’s execution.

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Alleged Texas Cop-Killer Found Mentally Incompetent in 2012 Case

A former attorney of the alleged Texas cop-killer says that his client had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial in a 2012 assault case in Austin, Texas. The man who now stands accused of assassinating a Harris County sheriff’s deputy was later found competent to stand trial but the charges were dropped.

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Alleged Texas Cop-Killer Shot Deputy 15 Times, Says DA

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson read the charges against alleged cop killer Shannon Miles and said he shot the deputy a total of 15 times. The man accused of shooting Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth appeared in court in Houston, Texas, on Monday morning surrounded by a dozen deputies.

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Over One Thousand Gather Where Deputy was Executed

HOUSTON, Texas — One night after Deputy Darren Goforth was executed at a Chevron station in Houston, Texas, over a thousand people gathered at the site to memorialize the man who was apparently murdered simply because he wore a police uniform. There was an outpouring of support for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Goforth, and for law enforcement officers and their families.