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October 15, 2008

Texas sheriff indicted for drug smuggling

By Christopher Sherman Associated PressBROWNSVILLE, Texas — The sheriff of a rural Texas county... - Full Story
October 15, 2008

Decline in Md. homicides credited to police

By Justin Fenton Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — In Baltimore's most stubbornly violent districts, police... - Full Story
October 15, 2008

Texas chief prohibits TASER use against suspects on drugs

New policy only applies to officers that have "firsthand knowledge" that the suspect is on... - Full Story
October 15, 2008

Cleaning up the meth mess

Experts say the danger is real, but should cleanups of homes be mandated - and if so, who pays?Related... - Full Story
October 15, 2008

N.C. troopers testify about 'stubborn K-9' in abuse hearing

Related articles: N.C. troopers defend fired K-9 handler Trooper fired for kicking K-9 wants job back... - Full Story
October 15, 2008

Ala. police bust 'largest pot operation'

By Carol Robinson Birmingham NewsBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Authorities say the largest indoor marijuana... - Full Story
October 14, 2008

FBI releases 2007 statistics on officer deaths, assaults

The casket of Philadelphia police Officer Sgt. Patrick McDonald, 30, is taken from Cathedral Basilica... - Full Story
October 14, 2008

Wis. shooting victims sue officer's superiors

Related articles: Off-duty Wis. deputy sheriff fatally shoots 6 Wis. shooter's motives remain unclear... - Full Story
October 14, 2008

Ga. cop killer to face death penalty again

Related articles: Supreme Court delays cop killer's execution Ga. officer's family angered by execution... - Full Story
October 14, 2008

Austin chief reinstates fired officer

Officer fired in June after questions on resisting arrest charge.By Tony Plohetski Austin American-StatesmanAUSTIN,... - Full Story



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