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July 07, 2014

No charges for deputy who killed teen carrying replica

Officer shot and killed a 13-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun he mistook for an assault rifle - Full Story
July 07, 2014

Ind. lawmakers may join dispute over cop's '0INK' vanity plate

A fuss over an officer's vanity plate has blown up into a constitutional debate that could lead to the Indiana General Assembly deciding whether to rewrite the law or stop selling personalized license plates altogether - Full Story
July 05, 2014

Oakland welcomes 34 badly needed new police officers

The graduating members of the 169th Basic Academy bring the number of officers on the city force to 680 - Full Story
July 04, 2014

NYPD rookies hit the streets Friday night

More than 600 rookie officers are expected to hit the streets of some of the city's high crime areas Friday - Full Story
July 04, 2014

Troopers redeployed to New Orleans after shooting

State officials plan to redeploy 50 state troopers and public safety officers to help with law enforcement there - Full Story
July 03, 2014
NJ cops help teen with muscular dystrophy fulfill cop dreams

NJ cops help teen with muscular dystrophy fulfill cop dreams

The move came as a surprise for the teen, who was told only to expect a welcome home party - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Calif. police ask for funds to double helicopter's air time

Department is asking the City Council to set aside $397K to double the amount of time helicopter can spend patrolling Oakland - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Texas police chief assists in drunk driving arrest

Chief followed the driver for about two blocks before pulling the driver over - Full Story
June 06, 2014

Video: Helmet cam captures cops' clash with Ariz. college crowd

Fifteen people were arrested in the March 29 incident near the University of Arizona's main gate - Full Story
June 05, 2014

Off-duty cop shocked by bystanders' actions at horrific crash

A deadly crash on Monday left an off-duty cop with questions about the behavior of other witnesses - Full Story



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