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July 27, 2014

Trending topics: When a sports fan turns violent

By PoliceOne Staff This week, we look at incidents out of an extremely unpredictable environment –... - Full Story
July 27, 2014

Video: 'Spider-Man' punches officer in Times Square

A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists - Full Story
July 27, 2014
Pa. hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

Pa. hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

49-year-old Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday at his hospital bedside after emerging from sedation - Full Story
July 27, 2014
Reality Training: Why searching and frisking a subject is crucial

Reality Training: Why searching and frisking a subject is crucial

For the week of July 25, Dave Smith shows us a video that serves as a stark reminder of how important... - Full Story
July 26, 2014

Fla. cop nearly run over opens fire on suspect

The suspect drove away from the scene after crashing into an SUV, injuring the driver inside - Full Story
July 25, 2014

Video: Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect - Full Story
July 25, 2014
Man charged in slaying of Ind. cop in patrol car

Man charged in slaying of Ind. cop in patrol car

Officer Jeffrey Westerfield was killed as he sat in his patrol car July 6 - Full Story
July 25, 2014

Md. sheriff describes U.S.-Mexico border as 'combat zone'

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said a "full deployment of military resources" to the U.S.-Mexico border is needed to address the illegal-immigration issues he witnessed - Full Story
July 25, 2014
Calif. officer shot and killed at home

Calif. officer shot and killed at home

25-year-old Escondido police officer was shot to death by her husband after a confrontation in their home - Full Story
July 25, 2014
Pa. police seek motive in fatal hospital shooting

Pa. police seek motive in fatal hospital shooting

A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains in critical condition - Full Story



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