''It's pretty outrageous,'' he said. ''She doesn't even have a record, from what I understand. . . . It's out of character, but that's because of the circumstances.''
Judge Black said he honored the request of homicide investigators when he set the high bond. ''She is alleged to have fled, so she is a flight risk,'' Judge Black said after court.
Ms. Mills could be released if her family were to post 10 percent of the $100,000, Judge Black said.
The 23-year-old woman, known as ''Oleo,'' is due in court again Dec. 17. She is scheduled for a pretrial hearing before Judge Black, but Mr. Strigari said she likely will plead guilty to the fourth-degree misdemeanor. ''I feel sorry for the police officers' families, but our family's hurting, too,'' said his girlfriend Bridgette Blackmon, 19. She and Mr. Davenport have a 10-month-old daughter, Lanae. Ms. Blackmon described him as a caring father.
She had filed the domestic violence complaint that led to the warrant officers tried to serve that night. For weeks, she said, she has regretted filing the report, which stemmed from an October incident in which Mr. Davenport choked her and pulled her hair during a fight.
That was the only time he was ever violent with her, she said, adding she already had planned to drop charges. Mr. Davenport had also had other domestic violence charges filed against him by another girlfriend.
Ms. Blackmon last saw him Friday night, less than an hour before the shootings. After work, she'd stopped at the Hollister Street apartment to visit.
''We were all sitting around, watching TV, joking,'' she recalled Monday. On her way home, shortly after 11 p.m., she gave Mr. Davenport and Mr. Jones a ride to 14th and Vine streets, where they were going to visit a club.
''He was supposed to call me later, and he never called,'' Ms. Blackmon said. ''He was in an excellent mood. His last words to me were, 'Smooch me.' ''
She later learned from Mr. Jones that the pair decided to go back to the apartment. They were there with Ms. Mills and the teen-age girl when officers knocked at the door.
''Lonnie opened the door and saw two plain-dressed people,'' she said, recounting what she's been told. ''That's when they pulled their badges and said they were police officers and were looking for Alonzo Davenport.
''But Alonzo, not wanting to go to jail, said he was Keith something.'' The officers talked to Mr. Jones and asked ''who was selling weed,'' and took a joint away from him. Then they turned to Mr. Davenport and told him they knew who he was.
''One grabbed his right arm and one grabbed the left arm,'' she said. ''They saw the gun in his waist and one of the officers said he had a gun.''
Mr. Jones told her he ran into the bathroom during the confusion. When he heard two shots a few seconds later, he began crying, assuming Lonnie was dead.
Then, he told her, Mr. Jones heard Alonzo Davenport curse and leave the apartment.
A routine task
Officer Pope and Spc. Jeter were in the middle of their 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. shift when they parked their undercover car and went to accomplish a routine task just before midnight Friday.
The officers were part of an elite Criminal Apprehension Team, officers who generally serve felony warrants to some of the city's most elusive suspects.
With a backlog of more than 119,000 people with outstanding warrants, the officers across the city had plenty to serve.
The felony domestic violence warrant that led the officers to Mr. Davenport's apartment Friday night was one of seven warrants pending against him.
''Felony domestic violence is a very serious offense,'' Lt. Schoch said. ''And if gone unchecked, they lead to homicides.''
But the warrant also was typical of the ones Officer Pope and Spc. Jeter served on a daily basis. As with most police officers killed in the line of duty, their normal day took a turn for the worst in an instant.
''This isn't the first time this has happened, but you always hope it's the last time,'' City Safety Director Kent Ryan said. Losing an officer is never easy, he said, but he takes comfort in the prayers and support the community has shown.
''We are fewer in numbers today,'' he said. ''But we are greater in spirit.''
Kristen DelGuzzi and Laura Goldberg contributed to this report.
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