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October 04, 2010

Audio: 'I'm ready to kill cops right now'

A newly released 911 call reveals that a man gunned down by officers was threatening to kill them - Full Story
August 20, 2010
Texas police station gunman often praised cops

Texas police station gunman often praised cops

Patrick Gray Sharp, 29, once worked as a jailer and security guard - Full Story
August 03, 2010

Ex-Minn. cop convicted in bank robbery

Attorneys say his daughter's illness and haunting memories of combat duty guided his actions - Full Story
July 20, 2010

Man shoots himself in chest during police standoff

He had barricaded himself in his home with intent to commit suicide - Full Story
July 19, 2010

BART, Oakland cops shoot knife-wielding man

Pursuit began near Fruitvale station, where BART cop Johannes Mehserle shot and killed Oscar Grant while placing him under arrest - Full Story
July 07, 2010

Maine man intentionally crashes into squad car

Man who "wanted to kill himself" has been charged with felony aggravated assault and aggravated criminal mischief... "there may be additional charges" - Full Story
June 23, 2010

Video: Apparent suicide by cop attempt resolved without injury

By PoliceOne StaffA man claiming he had a bomb in a box at Los Angeles International Airport was hit... - Full Story
June 07, 2010

Mich. hit man pleads guilty to killing cop's wife

Says the woman's husband hired him to kill her - Full Story
February 12, 2010
Oregon grand jury criticizes police for shooting

Oregon grand jury criticizes police for shooting

The letter says Portland police should be 'held accountable' for an officer who shot an unarmed man in the back - Full Story
February 05, 2010

Report finds Ga. cop fired at suspect in self-defense

Officer Lyndsey Perry was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting - Full Story

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