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July 24, 2014

Video: NYPD investigates tactics in second arrest incident

The cellphone video shows a police officer with an arm around the suspect's neck as he struggles to arrest him - Full Story
July 24, 2014

Ga. man attacking traffic with 'medieval' sword shot by police

Officers got calls Wednesday about a man walking in and out of traffic carrying the sword and occasionally swiping at cars - Full Story
July 23, 2014
Video: Parole agent shoots gunman 3 times in hospital standoff

Video: Parole agent shoots gunman 3 times in hospital standoff

Agent Clint Lund fired three shots at the man in a hospital lobby after he refused to drop his weapons - Full Story
July 23, 2014

NYPD custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic

The tactic is under renewed scrutiny, with some lawmakers and experts saying the decades-old theory no longer applies to a city with far less crime - Full Story
July 23, 2014
2 Texas officers shot during standoff, suspect dead

2 Texas officers shot during standoff, suspect dead

29-year-old capital murder suspect had been spraying bullets toward officers who were outside the house in the town of La Joya - Full Story
July 22, 2014

NYPD cops to get training after in-custody death

Speaking at a Tuesday afternoon briefing, NYC Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of Eric Garner highlighted a need for improved training - Full Story
July 22, 2014
Video: NY cops subdue suicidal armed robber after gun jams

Video: NY cops subdue suicidal armed robber after gun jams

As police approached, the man held the gun to his head before pointing it at officers - Full Story
July 22, 2014
Man arrested in Kan. pursuit that left girl dead

Man arrested in Kan. pursuit that left girl dead

Police Chief Pat Kitchens declined to discuss details of the case or declare that the suspect had fired the fatal shot - Full Story
July 21, 2014

Union: Video shows woman attacked cop at gay pride parade

More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month - Full Story
July 21, 2014

'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest

Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for an NYC man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls - Full Story



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