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July 06, 2015
Fraying family ties cut to heart of Colo. theater gunman's defense

Fraying family ties cut to heart of Colo. theater gunman's defense

Prosecutors say he held them at bay in a calculated effort to conceal, defense claims he was delusional and isolated - Full Story
July 06, 2015
Trial to examine retaliation charge against 'Sheriff Joe'

Trial to examine retaliation charge against 'Sheriff Joe'

Justice Department examining how Arpaio investigated and criminally charged people who crossed him - Full Story
July 05, 2015

Chicago police officers sue over tattoo cover-up rule

The officers, all of whom served in the military and have tattoos on their arms, argue in the suit that the policy violates their First Amendment rights - Full Story
July 05, 2015
Slain SF woman's parents focused on healing, not sanctuary law

Slain SF woman's parents focused on healing, not sanctuary law

Suspect has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times to his native Mexico, most recently in 2009 - Full Story
July 04, 2015

Calif. police chief highlights staffing challenges

In the past 5 years, department has faced budget cuts leading to the loss of 11 sworn positions and nearly 40 others - Full Story
July 02, 2015

NYC officials: Major crime is down this year

Fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes for the first time in at least two decades - Full Story
July 02, 2015
Baltimore mayor: New riot gear before Freddie Gray verdict

Baltimore mayor: New riot gear before Freddie Gray verdict

Priority after April riots, when officers were not equipped with enough shields or body armor and 160 were injured - Full Story
July 02, 2015
Prosecutor offers deal to Ohio police supervisors

Prosecutor offers deal to Ohio police supervisors

Accused of failing to stop a pursuit that ended in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire and deaths of two people - Full Story
July 02, 2015
Tenn. officer denies hosting gang party

Tenn. officer denies hosting gang party

Officer said that while gang members may have attended the party, no gang activity took place - Full Story
July 01, 2015

LAPD union battling proposed gun-lock measure

Union argues that retired officers shouldn't be held to rules - Full Story



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