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February 13, 2015

India 'disturbed' by Ala. use of force incident, cop fired

Officer Eric Parker was arrested and is being fired after man from India was slammed to the ground and injured while visiting relatives in Alabama - Full Story
February 10, 2015

Video: Fla. lawyer sparks debate about rights at DUI checkpoints

Doubts over the legality — and wisdom — of the attorney's tactics have been expressed by legal experts and local authorities - Full Story
February 09, 2015

NYPD commish wants to raise resisting arrest to a felony charge

Commissioner William Bratton argued that the change would help deter suspects from fighting with officers - Full Story
February 07, 2015

Mo. attorney general urges changes to deadly force law

Missouri's attorney general proposed Friday that it be illegal for police to use deadly force unless a suspect committed a violent felony or poses a serious threat to others - Full Story
February 07, 2015

Case dismissed against 'Spider-Man' who punched NY cop

Police said he punched an officer in the face after being told to stop hassling tourists - Full Story
February 05, 2015

Family of slain Calif. bank heist hostage blames police

Missy Holt-Singh was shot July 16 during a high-speed pursuit and shootout between police and three robbers - Full Story
February 04, 2015
'I did kill those cops,' suspect says to stunned courtroom

'I did kill those cops,' suspect says to stunned courtroom

A man charged with killing two Calif. sheriff's deputies stunned a courtroom by blurting out that he committed the crimes and is ready to be executed - Full Story
February 04, 2015

Ill. cop acquitted in beanbag death of knife-wielding man

Officer Craig Taylor said during a bench trial last month that he feared for his life during the July 2013 confrontation at an assisted living facility - Full Story
February 03, 2015

SC man shot by trooper in viral video gets $285K settlement

Officer was charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature in connection to the shooting - Full Story
February 02, 2015

Video: Man hit by pepper spray during protest sues Seattle PD

Officers deployed pepper spray into a crowd and used bikes to form a barricade after an officer went to the ground during a Jan. 19 protest - Full Story

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