Kevin Ambrose http://wamc.org en Killing Of Police Officer Prompts Review Of Procedures http://wamc.org/post/killing-police-officer-prompts-review-procedures <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Three months after a veteran police officer in Springfield Massachusetts was killed in the line of duty, the death of officer Kevin Ambrose still reverberates.&nbsp; Police across the country are reviewing procedures for dealing with domestic disputes involving fellow law officers.&nbsp; Efforts continue in Massachusetts to boost survivor benefits for the families of public safety professionals killed on the job. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 46607 at http://wamc.org Killing Of Police Officer Prompts Review Of Procedures Thousands Mourn At Police Officer's Funeral In Springfield Mass. http://wamc.org/post/thousands-mourn-police-officers-funeral-springfield-mass <p><font size="2">Thousands came out Friday to pay their last respects to a veteran Springfield Massachusetts police officer who was shot dead earlier this week after responding to a domestic dispute..&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief&nbsp; Paul Tuthill reports.<br /><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Springfield Police Officer Kevin Ambrose was remembered for his fun loving spirit, his sense of humor, athletic prowess and his dedication to family, friends and the citizens of Springfield, whom he served for 36 years.&nbsp;</font></p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 19:44:26 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40694 at http://wamc.org Thousands Mourn At Police Officer's Funeral In Springfield Mass. Springfield Police Officer Shot Dead http://wamc.org/post/springfield-police-officer-shot-dead <p><font size="2">A&nbsp; veteran Springfield Massachusetts police officer was killed in the line of duty Monday after responding to a domestic dispute. Authorities say the policeman was shot and fatally wounded by a Rikers Island corrections officer, who then took his own life.&nbsp; A woman was critically wounded. WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has more..<br /><br /> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 13:43:27 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40433 at http://wamc.org Springfield Police Officer Shot Dead