Friday, April 12, 2013
Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney was killed in the line of duty one year ago today. The town will recognize the chief in a moment of silence tonight.
Editor's note: This is the final story in a five-day series reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the Greenland police shootings. GREENLAND, NH – "At approximately 6 o'clock this evening, law enforcement officers responded to 517 Post Road and they were conducting a drug investigation..." So began the somber news conference in Greenland on April 12, 2012. New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney took a breath before offering some rough details of an otherwise benign drug warrant that everyone soon knew went horribly wrong. Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, 48, who was a week away from retirement, was shot and killed. Four other officers were shot and injured. In the aftermath, and still today: heartache. There were the …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Extensive review of April 13 shooting of Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney released to the public.
UPDATE, 1:30 P.M.: New Hampshire Attorney General Michael Delaney held a press conference on Dec. 14, publicly releasing for the first time extensive details from a review of the Greenland drug raid that took the life of Police Chief Michael Maloney and injured several other officers. Delaney said some of the recommendations in the report (posted here) had already been issued by the attorney general’s drug task force and would be fully implemented in the near future. The reports included by a New Hampshire State Police investigation and the commission’s investigation and recommendations that investigated every moment of the drug raid, shooting angles at the scene, the layout of Cullen Mutrie’s home, the weapons he had in his possession, …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The press conference will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Concord.
Attorney General Michael Delaney will hold a press conference in his Concord office on Friday morning to discuss the finalized state police investigation into the April 13 shooting of Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney and four drug task force officers. The 10 a.m. press conference is also expected to address the release of the report issued by the Greenland Incident Review Commission. Maloney was killed and four other officers wounded during a drug raid when authorities say Cullen Mutrie fired at them after they approached his house. Mutrie also shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, Brittany Tibbetts, before killing himself during the lengthy standoff with police.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Michael Maloney was killed in a drug raid earlier this year.
Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney will be recognized by the New Hampshire congressional delegation on Monday night for the ultimate sacrifice he made last spring when he was killed during a drug raid. According to Stephanie DuBois, the communications director of U.S. Rep. Charles Bass, R-NH, Maloney will posthumously receive the Above the Call of Duty and Career Service Award during the 2012 Congressional Law Enforcement Awards ceremony at the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training. The award is given to police officers "who put themselves in harm’s way to help others and to recognize individuals who have shown an outstanding dedication to law enforcement over the course of their careers." Members of Maloney's family will receive…
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
NH Attorney General Michael Delaney to hold press conference Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
The New Hampshire Attorney General's office will review the Greenland Police shooting that killed Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney and wounded four Drug Task Force officers. NH Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announced Tuesday morning that he will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today at the Office of the Attorney General in Concord. Delaney is expected to discuss the review that the state agency will undertake as part of its investigation into the incident that occurred on April 12 at 517 Post Road in Greenland. Maloney and four other Drug Task Force officers attempted to execute a search warrant at the home of Cullen Mutrie on April 12 after undercover police officers and police informants gathered evidence that Mutrie …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Chief Maloney run Sunday raised money for his family.
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- Dan Tuohy
Sunday, April 29, 2012
They ran for #260 – the badge number of fallen Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney. And with every step, the community came a little closer to healing from the deadly night of April 12, 2012. The 5.6 mile course from the Portsmouth Police Department to the Greenland Police Department went right by the country club where Maloney, 48, was to have celebrated his retirement party a couple days ago. Before the run and walk began this morning, organizers said the event raised more than $45,000 for the Maloney family trust. Participants included "virtual runners," who could donate online. "It just blew me away how many people turned out for this," said Bob Lukacz, a Portsmouth Police officer who had the idea for the memorial run.
Monday, April 23, 2012
State police search warrant provides new details about Greenland police shooting.
Police say the man who shot and killed Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney and wounded four other police officers during an armed standoff on April 12 had no intention of surrendering. State Police Trooper William Bright's affidavit that acompanied a search warrant filed at Portsmouth District Court shows that Cullen Mutrie, 29, knew he had shot the police officers. Police spoke with one of Mutrie's friends, identified only as Shane, and Shane said he had spoken with Mutrie right after he opened fire on the five police officers as they tried to execute a search warrant on his front porch. "Mutrie also made it clear that he did not intend to come out alive," reads Bright's affidavit. For several hours, police surrounded the Post Road …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney's funeral at Winnacunnet Athletic Field in Hampton was a moving tribute for a real hero.
There were many words to describe Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney during his funeral on Thursday at Winnacunnet Athletic Field in Hampton, but two of them, leader and hero, were said the most. Thousands of police officers and firefighters from throughout New England joined Maloney's family and friends to pay their respects to a fallen brother who made the ultimate sacrifice when he saved the lives of four wounded police officers during a drug raid in Greenland on April 12. What follows is a video that shows just a small sampling of the tremendous tribute that took place on Thursday afternoon. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with Chief Maloney's family and all of the brave men and women who help keep our communities safe …
Thousands pay their last respects to Michael Maloney.
Thousands of police officers from across New England traveled to Winnacunnet High School in Hampton on Thursday to pay their last respects to Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, who died in the line of duty a week ago. The Winnacunnet Athletic Field where Maloney once played high school football was lined with columns of law enforcement members and firefighters from throughout the Seacoast, New Hampshire and New England. Those who knew Maloney well and those who only knew about his ultimate sacrifice during a drug raid in Greenland on April 12 praised his leadership, courage and desire to protect his town even though he had just eight days left until retirement. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was one of many dignitaries who praised …
The four officers injured in last week's shooting are in attendance.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney will be laid to rest today following a funeral service at Winnacunnet High School. The funeral procession along Route 1 should draw a large crowd of onlookers, and around 10,000 people are expected at the funeral itself, including thousands of members of the law enforcement community. Follow along as Patch editors Kyle Stucker, Robert Cook and Jason Claffey bring you live updates from the scene. For more details on the service and information on parking and traffic detours, click here.