“Suicide By Cop” Blamed In Many Police Shootings

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/10/06/suicide_by_cop_in_plymouth/ The fatal police shooting of James Glidden in Plymouth, Ma., at first appeared to be a straightforward response to an attack by a dangerous fugitive. Only later did it begin to look different, the Boston Globe reports. Plymouth Officer Paul Boyle killed a 35-year-old mechanic with a disabling mental illness. But items found in his Jeep, including a note of apology and rope fashioned into a noose, suggest that his death over . . .

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