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November 12, 2014
Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me" - Full Story
November 11, 2014
NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

Attorney's office ruled last week that the two officers involved were justified in the shooting because they feared for their lives and the lives of others - Full Story
November 11, 2014
Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Dash and body camera footage has been released of a deadly July 8 shooting of a woman armed with a knife who charged officers - Full Story
November 11, 2014

NY deputy charged, steps down after release of viral video

Sheriff's sergeant abruptly resigned Monday as he was charged with official misconduct and harassment after a video was posted online over the weekend - Full Story
November 11, 2014
Mo. governor outlines Ferguson preparations

Mo. governor outlines Ferguson preparations

Grand jury is expected to soon decide if Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the death of Michael Brown - Full Story
November 10, 2014
Video: Austin police open fire on man armed with rifle

Video: Austin police open fire on man armed with rifle

Dash cam video of the 2013 standoff has been released following grand jury ruling that use of force was justified - Full Story
November 10, 2014
Okla. police fatally shoot man who stole officer's gun, opened fire

Okla. police fatally shoot man who stole officer's gun, opened fire

Officers responded to a reported robbery Saturday when a physical altercation broke out - Full Story
November 10, 2014

Ohio police seeing benefits of body-worn cameras

"This camera's gonna save you. It's not gonna hurt you" - Full Story
November 10, 2014

LA police kill suspect after pursuit marked by gunfire

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man wanted on an assault charge Saturday night after a pursuit that involved multiple exchanges of gunfire - Full Story
November 09, 2014
Colo. man on 'molly' steals ambulance, attacks cops and masturbates in station

Colo. man on 'molly' steals ambulance, attacks cops and masturbates in station

CSU student accused of stealing an ambulance and attacking deputies says he went to a Halloween concert where he took "molly" and cocaine - Full Story



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