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February 05, 2016

Video: Gunmen disguised as Dublin police target boxing fans, 1 dead

Witnesses in the lobby said both attackers disguised as police carried assault rifles - Full Story
February 05, 2016
Video: Robbery suspect brandishing replica gun wounded by Mich. deputy

Video: Robbery suspect brandishing replica gun wounded by Mich. deputy

The suspect had removed the orange tip on his replica handgun - Full Story
February 05, 2016

NJ gun laws deny retired officers’ rights to carry

The state statute currently excludes campus officers - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Funeral to draw large crowds in support of Ore. occupier fatally shot by feds

Authorities shot Robert "LaVoy" Finicum during a Jan. 26 traffic stop after they say he reached for a gun - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Couple wanted in crime spree led police on pursuit; 1 killed

A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions came to an end - Full Story
February 05, 2016

5 years trimmed from ex-cop's sentence in Katrina burned body case

Gregory McRae lost his bid for an even greater sentence cut - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Police officials quarrel over when to use force

The police group said setting different policies and standards would lead to confusion - Full Story
February 05, 2016

2 NY officers wounded, suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Authorities said the shooting shows the dangerous nature of the job - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Bill requires SC police to get judge's OK to withhold video

urrently, if a public records request is denied, the only recourse for a family or news organization is to sue - Full Story
February 05, 2016

LE biker club claims self-defense in deadly Denver brawl

Iron Order's ranks are composed largely of law enforcement officers, corrections officers and military personnel - Full Story



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