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Video: Traffic stop prompts suit over window-smashing, TASER

Video: Traffic stop prompts suit over window-smashing, TASER

Police said they resorted to force only after the passenger repeatedly refused to leave the car and kept reaching toward the back seat - Full Story

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Judge: Ferguson police can't forbid protesters to stand still

Officers violated the Constitution by requiring peaceful protesters to keep moving rather than stand still during demonstrations - Full Story

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Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

No charges to be brought against officers involved in a raid that seriously injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in his playpen - Full Story

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Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Appeals court on Monday refused to reverse a decision that dismissed a manslaughter charge against officer who killed a 7-year-old during a raid - Full Story

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Mo. dispatcher's mistake cost two lives, lawsuit claims

Suit filed Wednesday claims deaths could have been prevented if a 911 dispatcher hadn't sent officers to the wrong address - Full Story

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High court begins term with case on police actions

High court begins term with case on police actions

A case from NC turns on whether an officer's mistaken belief about a state law still can justify a traffic stop that led to the discovery of cocaine - Full Story

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Manslaughter charge dropped against Detroit cop in fatal raid

The judge dismissed the charge after defense said prosecutors didn't show that Weekley acted willfully.

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Manslaughter charge dropped against Detroit cop in fatal raid

The judge dismissed the charge after defense said prosecutors didn't show that Weekley acted willfully - Full Story

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No trial for man who crushed 7 police vehicles with tractor

Man was angry about a pot possession arrest when he drove a tractor over six cruisers and a van owned by the Orleans County Sheriffs' Department in 2012 - Full Story



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