Shooting of Boone County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Pickett

Plea agreement reached in the shooting death of Deputy Jacob Pickett

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A suspect in the murder of Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett changed his plea Friday.Read more

As feds crackdown on 'straw sales,' other illegal gun sales remain harder to track

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She didn’t pull the trigger but the woman who bought the gun that killed Deputy Jacob Pickett will spend more than a year in federal prison.Read more

Woman sentenced for illegally purchasing handgun used to kill Deputy Pickett

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Dawn Love Rochon was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for illegally purchasing a handgun used to kill Boone County Sherrif's Deputy Jacob Pickett.Read more


Tributes for 2 slain officers part of Indiana police ride

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The 13-day Cops Cycling for Survivors ride is to begin July 8 after a departure ceremony outside the Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.Read more

Police officer suicides continue to outnumber line of duty deaths

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For the third year in a row, police officer suicides outnumber line of duty deaths across the country.Read more

Anthony Baumgardt sentenced to life in prison for killing Boone County deputy

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The man who killed Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Pickett is going to prison for rest of his life.Read more

Boone County deputy murder suspect sentenced to life without parole

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The man accused of killing Boone County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Pickett was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday without the possibility for parole.Read more

Deputy Pickett's name among 371 read in police memorial ceremony

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A total of 371 names were added to the law enforcement memorial wall this year.Read more

Boone County deputies, Jake Pickett's family in DC for Police Week

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Sheriff Nielsen and 26 other Boone County employees made the trip with the family of deputy Jacob Pickett to Washington D.C. for National Police Week.Read more


Officers continue to heal 14 months after Boone County deputy's killing

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Police departments across the country are honoring officers who have died in the line of duty.Read more

Fallen officers remembered in Southport ceremony

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The Fraternal Order of Police hosted a tribute in Southport.Read more