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Santa Cruz Police

The caskets of Sgt. Loran 'Butch' Baker and Det. Elizabeth Butler are led out of HP Pavilion in San Jose at the conclusion of the officers' memorial, March 7, 2013. (CBS)

Thousands Mourn Slain Santa Cruz Police Officers

Mourners packed HP Pavilion in San Jose for a memorial Thursday for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty last week.

03/07/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Viewing Held For Slain Santa Cruz Officers On Eve Of Memorial

A public viewing was held Wednesday for Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler of the Santa Cruz Police Department, who were killed by an armed suspect on Feb. 26.

03/06/2013

Ken Maffei is accused of stealing a large bouquet of flowers from a memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers on March 1, 2013. (Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Department)

Man Accused Of Stealing Bouquet From Santa Cruz Officers’ Memorial

A man is being held on $250,000 bail after his arrest Friday on suspicion of stealing a large bouquet of flowers from a memorial for two Santa Cruz police officers killed in the line of duty on Tuesday.

03/04/2013

Terisa Johnson, aka Terisa Lamb (Santa Cruz PD/BCN)

Investigators Search For Witness To Deadly Santa Cruz Shootout

Investigators are searching for a woman who may hold clues to the background and history of the man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers on Tuesday before being gunned down in a shootout with police.

03/01/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Memorial For Slain Santa Cruz Officers Moved To HP Pavilion

The location for Thursday’s memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers has been moved to the HP Pavilion in San Jose to fit the large number of people expected to attend, a police spokesman said.

03/01/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Memorial For Slain Santa Cruz Officers Expected To Draw Thousands

The joint public memorial for Detective Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler will take place at 11 a.m. at the Kaiser Permanente Arena, Chief Kevin Vogel said.

03/01/2013

Jeremy Goulet, Santa Cruz Police shooting

Man Who Shot Dead Santa Cruz Officers ‘A Ticking Time Bomb’

The father of the suspect in the shooting of two Santa Cruz police officers said his son was a ticking time bomb who had contempt for police and the justice system.

02/27/2013

Police converge on an area in Santa Cruz after several people were wounded in a pair of shootings. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Residents Tired Of Violence That Has Plagued City

Following Tuesday’s deadly police shooting, Santa Cruz residents are in mourning and said they are sick and tired of the violence that has plagued the beach community over the last few years.

02/27/2013

(CBS)

Santa Cruz Man Jailed For Burglary After Leaving His Picture At Crime Scene

A Santa Cruz man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly left a camera containing a picture of himself at the scene of a burglary, police said.

02/17/2013

(CBS)

Santa Cruz Police Investigate Body Found Floating In River

Santa Cruz County authorities are trying to identify the body of a man found floating in the San Lorenzo River.

01/06/2013

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