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Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies in viral video was armed with knife

Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies in viral video was armed with knife

A motorist captured video showing the suspect standing with his hands raised but a utility pole obstructed view - Full Story

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Baltimore judge refuses to dismiss charges on 6 officers for in-custody death

Baltimore judge refuses to dismiss charges on 6 officers for in-custody death

The judge denied a defense motion for charges to be dropped against the officers in the death of Freddie Gray - Full Story

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Philly cops discuss pros, cons of bodycams

Since the department volunteered to test bodycams, they've learned the difference the little device makes on police work - Full Story

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Video: Police investigating fatal Texas OIS, footage released

Footage shows fatal confrontation between deputies and suspect - Full Story

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Trending Topics: When gunfire erupts inside a courthouse

By PoliceOne Staff Despite security measures meant to mitigate the risk of danger, acts of violence continue... - Full Story

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Ohio's deadly force standard for police states 'life is of the highest value'

Most police agencies have standards that meet or exceed the state language, but this measure 'will raise the bar' - Full Story

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Bystander dies after being shot by NYPD undercover officer

Officer opened fire on an armed suspect during an undercover gun buy that went bad - Full Story

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Citizens taking video of NY police see themselves facing arrest

No one is ever arrested on a charge of recording police because that is protected under the First Amendment - Full Story

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Video: Man tackled before he can escape from court building

A man in court for aggravated domestic assault and battery attempted to flee the building - Full Story

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Prosecutors: No retrial for NC officer in fatal shooting

Prosecutors said it's a 'unanimous belief a retrial will not yield a different result' - Full Story



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Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement
with Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
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with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief