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March 04, 2015

LA cops 'doxxed' in wake of fatal Skid Row OIS

Officers' names, addresses and information on their children's schools were posted online - Full Story
March 04, 2015
Man killed by LAPD stole French identity, was wanted by police

Man killed by LAPD stole French identity, was wanted by police

Had past bank robbery conviction, wanted probation status and lived under false name - Full Story
March 04, 2015
US clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson case, criticizes PD

US clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson case, criticizes PD

Federal officials concluded there was no evidence to disprove Wilson's testimony that he feared for his safety - Full Story
March 04, 2015
Ga. officer shot and killed in ambush

Ga. officer shot and killed in ambush

Police were responding to reports of someone shooting a gun and were ambushed while trying to protect the residents - Full Story
March 04, 2015
2 Fla. cops shot after 911 call lures them into home

2 Fla. cops shot after 911 call lures them into home

Suspect immediately began shooting when the two officers arrived — resulting in a 15 minute gun battle in which all 3 were injured - Full Story
March 03, 2015

Video: New footage of Nev. OIS released as police face lawsuit

Detective says officers who fired feared suspect was reaching for a police weapon or could begin driving idling police vehicle - Full Story
March 03, 2015
Protesters march to LA police HQ after OIS

Protesters march to LA police HQ after OIS

Cops are directing traffic as the group heads toward the police administration building where a there is a scheduled meeting of the city Police Commission - Full Story
March 03, 2015

Cleveland leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death in OIS

Mayor said Cleveland's response was poorly worded and offensive, and the city will modify the wording of its defense - Full Story
March 03, 2015
US considers ban on type of ammo that can pierce vests

US considers ban on type of ammo that can pierce vests

Obama administration considering ban on type of ammo used in AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can pierce a cop's armor when fired from a handgun - Full Story
March 03, 2015
Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

Investigation will allege patterns of discrimination within the police department and at the municipal jail and court - Full Story



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