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August 23, 2014

SC trooper whose arrest of NFL star went viral fired

Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee - Full Story
August 12, 2014
LAPD chief gets second 5-year term

LAPD chief gets second 5-year term

The Police Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday in favor of Chief Charlie Beck's reappointment - Full Story
August 04, 2014

Video: LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations

Police have asked the city attorney's office and county prosecutors to explore whether they can legally prohibit civilians from flying drones with cameras over department-owned parking lots - Full Story
July 31, 2014

Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

Woman wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Md. officer who fired 6 shots at suspect cleared

When police arrived, the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, who responded by firing his weapon six times - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Chicago police praised for making misconduct files public

New policy will make public all completed investigations of Chicago police misconduct instead of treating them as personnel matters - Full Story
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



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