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Supreme Court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

Left undecided question of whether police should have taken special precautions when arresting armed and violent people suffering from mental illness - Full Story

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Mo. lawmakers pass on dozens of Ferguson-inspired bills

Mo. lawmakers pass on dozens of Ferguson-inspired bills

All told, more than 60 Ferguson-related measures were introduced this session - Full Story

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Man who shot at George Zimmerman charged

Matthew Apperson was charged on Friday with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and firing a missile into an occupied conveyance - Full Story

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Baltimore prosecutors in Freddie Gray case seek gag order

A gag order typically prevents attorneys and witnesses from publicly commenting on or releasing information about a particular case - Full Story

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NM police sued after man commits suicide during standoff

Family of a man who killed himself after a shootout has sued the city of Albuquerque, its PD and two officers, claiming police unnecessarily escalated the standoff - Full Story

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6 Philly narcotics cops acquitted in racketeering case

6 Philly narcotics cops acquitted in racketeering case

Federal jury has cleared six former officers in a corruption case that prompted scores of convictions to be overturned - Full Story

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Appeals court weighs jury verdict in NYC 'cannibal cop' case

Appeals court weighs jury verdict in NYC 'cannibal cop' case

Two judges on a federal appeals panel seemed unlikely to reinstate a guilty verdict against a former officer who became dubbed the "cannibal cop" - Full Story

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Starbucks not liable in cop's coffee-spill lawsuit

Jury ruled Monday that Starbucks was not negligent in a case in which a cop was severely burned when hot coffee spilled in his lap - Full Story

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Baltimore officers charged in Gray's death want case dismissed

In a letter to the Baltimore City Solicitor's Office attached to Friday's motion, attorneys for the officers threatened to sue the city, Mosby and the Baltimore Sheriff's Department - Full Story

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Jury finds Utah teen guilty in sheriff's deputy's death

The girl, who was 17 at the time, went on a crime spree with her older boyfriend that left one cop dead and another wounded - Full Story



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