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October 25, 2010

NC cops shoot woman who threatened to kill them

The police chief said she appeared to be highly disturbed - Full Story
August 30, 2010

2 Alaska officers killed, triggering standoff

The shooting leaves the town of Hoonah, population 800, with just one officer - Full Story
August 25, 2010

Was the NOPD told to shoot looters after Katrina?

The accounts of orders to "shoot looters," "take back the city," or "do what you have to do" are fragmentary - Full Story
July 19, 2010

Northern Calif. cops trust their TASERs

By Matt Hawk The Eureka Times-StandardEUREKA, Calif. — Eureka Police Lt. Antonio Zanotti said he... - Full Story
July 19, 2010

Calif. officers have 'minor injuries' after freeway gunfight

A convicted felon armed with three guns and wearing a vest opened fire on California Highway Patrol officers during a traffic stop - Full Story
June 19, 2010

Witness in BART killing: 'They never struggled with me'

Says none of the officers withdrew their guns except for Mehserle - Full Story
June 18, 2010

Mehserle trial: Surprise testimony may boost defense

Witness in cross-examination said that he had once drawn his gun on a suspect during a fight without realizing he had done so - Full Story
June 16, 2010

Biker-gang member killed in Maine by ATF agent

Raid was a part of seven-state sweep - Full Story
May 18, 2010

Family of girl who died in raid sues Detroit PD

Police were looking for a murder suspect — a camera crew for the A&E reality series "The First 48" captured footage of the raid - Full Story
May 17, 2010

Detroit police kill 7-year-old girl during home search

A stray bullet hit Aiyana Jones who later died at the hospital - Full Story



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