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Man killed by LAPD stole French identity, was wanted by police

Man killed by LAPD stole French identity, was wanted by police

Had past bank robbery conviction, wanted probation status and lived under false name - Full Story

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Ga. officer shot and killed in ambush

Police were responding to reports of someone shooting a gun and were ambushed while trying to protect the residents.

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Ga. officer shot and killed in ambush

Ga. officer shot and killed in ambush

Police were responding to reports of someone shooting a gun and were ambushed while trying to protect the residents - Full Story

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2 Fla. cops shot after 911 call lures them into home

Suspect immediately began shooting when the two officers arrived — resulting in a 15 minute gun battle in which all 3 were injured.

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2 Fla. cops shot after 911 call lures them into home

2 Fla. cops shot after 911 call lures them into home

Suspect immediately began shooting when the two officers arrived — resulting in a 15 minute gun battle in which all 3 were injured - Full Story

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Protesters march to LA police HQ after OIS

Protesters march to LA police HQ after OIS

Cops are directing traffic as the group heads toward the police administration building where a there is a scheduled meeting of the city Police Commission - Full Story

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Cleveland leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death in OIS

Mayor said Cleveland's response was poorly worded and offensive, and the city will modify the wording of its defense - Full Story

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Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

Investigation will allege patterns of discrimination within the police department and at the municipal jail and court - Full Story

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Calif. cop shot during stop released from hospital

Officer shot over the weekend in a gunfight with a suspected gang member is recovering at home with his family - Full Story



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