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Expert says 'hit list' was written by Del. court gunman

Expert says 'hit list' was written by Del. court gunman

Documents were written by Thomas Matusiewicz, who killed two women before shooting at police and killing himself - Full Story

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Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Police said someone had called from inside a Navy Yard building to report possible sounds of gun shots. However, investigators found no sign of a shooting - Full Story

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Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists

Church shootings a reminder of homegrown extremists

The shootings, experts say, are a reminder of the persistent dangers posed by disaffected people who are bent on violence but whose statements before they act may skate below the radar of police - Full Story

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Campus police agencies and their collaborative partnerships

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie interviews Matt Stiehm about campus agencies and their collaborative efforts with local police to prepare and respond to incidents on school grounds.

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Dallas police HQ attacker's mom: Officers should have tried harder not to kill him

Dallas police HQ attacker's mom: Officers should have tried harder not to kill him

Questioned why police didn't seek medical attention for attacker or contact his parents to help - Full Story

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Church shooter's manifesto details evolution of racist worldview

Church shooter's manifesto details evolution of racist worldview

Authorities believe manifesto is genuine but are unsure whether Dylann Roof had sole control over it - Full Story

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Songs, prayer accompany 1st service at SC church since mass killing

Songs, prayer accompany 1st service at SC church since mass killing

Messages of love, recovery and healing were interspersed throughout the service, which no doubt reverberated throughout churches across the country - Full Story

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Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

The suspect told a friend a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city - Full Story

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NC woman helped catch church shooting suspect

NC woman helped catch church shooting suspect

Police say her quick thinking helped bring 21-year-old Dylann Roof into custody - Full Story

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SC shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

SC shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

Suspect is charged with nine counts of murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, police said Friday - Full Story



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