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July 27, 2015

Transit police union criticizes response to Baltimore riots

State transit cops claim commanders and administrators made 'detrimental and disturbing' decisions that endangered officers - Full Story
July 21, 2015

US general: Some recruiting station soldiers should be armed

U.S. forces don't routinely carry guns when they are not in combat or on military bases - Full Story
July 16, 2015
Judge sets trial for suspect in SC church shooting

Judge sets trial for suspect in SC church shooting

The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July - Full Story
July 14, 2015
SD police defend use of Confederate flag on patches

SD police defend use of Confederate flag on patches

A Confederate flag on police patches is at the center of a heated debate - Full Story
July 14, 2015
City reaches $5.9M settlement in Garner case

City reaches $5.9M settlement in Garner case

Settlement comes nearly a year after the in-custody death that resulted in large-scale protests - Full Story
July 13, 2015
Man charged in Calif. kidnapping that police originally called hoax

Man charged in Calif. kidnapping that police originally called hoax

He was charged last month after he was arrested in a home-invasion robbery that had similarities to the kidnapping - Full Story
July 13, 2015

Video: Scuffle inside Ohio courthouse ends in gunshot

An altercation caught on camera between a resident and courthouse security officers resulted in a lockdown and arrest - Full Story
July 11, 2015

NYPD tracking officer data on lawsuits, complaints

In an attempt to root out problem officers and monitor patterns of potential misbehavior, NYPD is creating a database - Full Story
July 10, 2015

Why Texas police top the list of overtime earners

U.S. Labor Department confirmed its Wage and Hour Division is investigating the Austin Police Department - Full Story



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