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July 22, 2014

Video: Miami cops nearly run over by fleeing suspect

Trooper tried to stop the suspect, but the driver kept going, eventually leading to the dramatic scene - Full Story
July 22, 2014

Officer deaths jump nearly one-third in first half of 2014

In the first half of the year, 67 officers died in the line of duty in the U.S. - Full Story
July 22, 2014

Man in custody after NYPD cop's teeth broken in assault

The officer, and her partner, tried to arrest several people for smoking marijuana in East Harlem on Sunday - Full Story
July 22, 2014
Video: NY cops subdue suicidal armed robber after gun jams

Video: NY cops subdue suicidal armed robber after gun jams

As police approached, the man held the gun to his head before pointing it at officers - Full Story
July 22, 2014
Calif. cop impersonator targeted immigrants for sexual assaults

Calif. cop impersonator targeted immigrants for sexual assaults

Jeffrey Bugai, 35, persuaded at least two men with limited English-speaking abilities to go to his home - Full Story
July 22, 2014
Man arrested in Kan. pursuit that left girl dead

Man arrested in Kan. pursuit that left girl dead

Police Chief Pat Kitchens declined to discuss details of the case or declare that the suspect had fired the fatal shot - Full Story
July 21, 2014

Union: Video shows woman attacked cop at gay pride parade

More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month - Full Story
July 21, 2014

Ind. boy raises over $10K for body armor in honor of fallen cop

At just 8-years-old, Jacen Troxell has the desire to protect and serve - Full Story
July 21, 2014
Sheriffs question move to send National Guard to border

Sheriffs question move to send National Guard to border

Sheriffs said they have not been consulted and question the wisdom of sending military personnel who are not authorized to stop, question or arrest anyone - Full Story
July 21, 2014
Video: Ohio cop pulls suicidal man from freeway during traffic stop

Video: Ohio cop pulls suicidal man from freeway during traffic stop

Patrolman Matt Beck had just pulled over the suspected drunk driver when the man bolted into traffic - Full Story



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