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December 21, 2014
Killings of 2 NY officers trigger backlash

Killings of 2 NY officers trigger backlash

Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolman's Benevolent Association in New York, said there was "blood on the hands" of demonstrators and elected officials who have criticized police tactics - Full Story
December 21, 2014

Baltimore union blasts national leaders over lack of police support

Killing of 2 NY cops by man who started spree in Baltimore County prompted union on Sunday to denounce president and other leaders for a lack of support over the past few weeks - Full Story
December 21, 2014
Protest results in partial shutdown of Mall of America

Protest results in partial shutdown of Mall of America

Mass of demonstrators converged Saturday as part of a protest against police use of force that caused part of the mall to shut down - Full Story
December 21, 2014
Fla. officer shot and killed, suspect arrested

Fla. officer shot and killed, suspect arrested

Tarpon Springs Police Department identified the fallen officer as 45-year-old Charles Kondek - Full Story
December 21, 2014

Teen killed after machete attack on Calif. cop

CHP officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries - Full Story
December 21, 2014

Man kills self in La. pursuit, injuring couple

Man wanted in Oklahoma killed himself during a pursuit, causing his truck to hit a car and seriously injure a couple - Full Story
December 21, 2014
Sources: NYPD cop killer angry over Garner death

Sources: NYPD cop killer angry over Garner death

Ismaaiyl Brinsley wrote on an Instagram account: "I'm putting wings on pigs today. They take 1 of ours, let's take 2 of theirs" - Full Story
December 21, 2014

NYPD cop killer: "I’m Putting Wings On Pigs Today"

In social media posts, Ismaaiyl Brinsley bragged about wanting to murder cops - Full Story
December 20, 2014

2 NYPD officers killed in ambush attack

An armed man walked up to two officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon - Full Story
December 20, 2014

2 Texas detectives shot, suspected bank robber in custody

The plainclothes detectives were responding to a robbery; both are in stable condition - Full Story



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