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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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.



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