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February 13, 2016

NM House approves police double dipping bill

Rehired officers can make up no more than 10 percent of the workforce at any agency under the plan - Full Story
February 13, 2016

Another Texas deputy linked to slain colleague's alleged mistress fired

Darren Goforth, 47, was gunned down at a northwest Harris County gas station last August - Full Story
February 12, 2016
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

The town's effort at an amended agreement with DOJ acknowledged that losing the department is a possibility - Full Story
February 11, 2016

Ill. officer hurt during pursuit fights for worker’s comp

Lauren Bauer suffered a spinal injury after her patrol vehicle was rammed from behind - Full Story
February 11, 2016

4 charged with ambush attack of off-duty NC deputy

The men called the deputy out of a child’s birthday party, and the other three 'jumped out' from behind cars - Full Story
February 10, 2016

Ariz. traffic stop leads to trooper’s rescue of 2 kidnapped La. boys

The trooper knew something was off when the suspect tried to give him a false name - Full Story
February 10, 2016

Photo: Furry stranger tries to hitch ride with rookie Fla. cop

The officer got an unexpected visitor while on patrol - Full Story
February 10, 2016

Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

Dozens more officers were given suspensions of varying lengths in connection with their actions - Full Story
February 08, 2016

Chicago to pay $3M to settle police hiring discrimination lawsuit

The lawsuit has been in the works for some time and is not related to the DOJ's broader civil rights investigation - Full Story
February 06, 2016

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

The highly unusual suit was filed Friday in the middle of the city's effort to grapple with serious questions about the future of its police force - Full Story

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