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July 05, 2012

Terror raid near Olympic Stadium, 6 arrests

One suspect is reportedly a former police support officer - Full Story
July 05, 2012

Water patrols tax resources as officers combat BUI

Despite June deaths of two young boys, boating under the influence charges still into double digits - Full Story
June 12, 2012

Urban violence not always done by urban residents

Op-ed author: Chicago mob attacks in recent weeks show suburbanites to blame, dangers of assuming 'thugs' are the cause - Full Story
May 30, 2012

Calif. police, ATF nab 90 suspects in operation

Authorities announced results of a four-month joint effort dubbed 'Operation Gideon III' - Full Story
May 30, 2012
'Occupy' protester: Week in Chicago jail 'was awesome'

'Occupy' protester: Week in Chicago jail 'was awesome'

Charged with assaulting officer; case was dismissed by local judge - Full Story
May 22, 2012
Chicago police get high marks for NATO protest response

Chicago police get high marks for NATO protest response

Measured response praised by many in city, local law professor says 'I think they helped their reputation' - Full Story
April 10, 2012

Video released in shooting of 6 Utah officers

Shootout left an officer dead and five other officers wounded - Full Story
February 28, 2012

At least 2 officers injured at Calif. 'Occupy' protest

1 hurt by rock thrown while escorting members of other protest group - Full Story
February 17, 2012
Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

Terror suspect arrested near Capitol in FBI sting

El Khalifi went with undercover operatives to a quarry in the Washington area to detonate explosives - Full Story
January 26, 2012

Video: Australian police search boat capsizes

A police boat assisting in a search for a missing Congolese boy in Australia overturned off a New South Wales beach - Full Story

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