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May 11, 2014
Texas cop who fatally shot armed 93-year-old fired

Texas cop who fatally shot armed 93-year-old fired

Officials in a small Central Texas town voted Saturday to fire a officer who shot and killed an armed 93-year-old woman - Full Story
May 09, 2014

Ind. officer shot twice in ambush

A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy was shot two times while responding to a report of a suspicious person - Full Story
May 09, 2014
Tensions high at NM council meeting on police shootings

Tensions high at NM council meeting on police shootings

Security officials escorted some people from an Albuquerque City Council meeting amid new rules - Full Story
May 08, 2014

Colo. trooper shot, suspect killed

A state trooper was shot and a suspect was killed after the trooper stopped to help a motorist Thursday - Full Story
May 08, 2014
Video: Texas officer fatally shoots knife-wielding suspect

Video: Texas officer fatally shoots knife-wielding suspect

Video captures the fatal Nov. 4 shooting of a suspect holding a knife after officers deploy a TASER multiple times - Full Story
May 08, 2014

Armed 93-year-old woman fatally shot by Texas cop

A 93-year-old Central Texas woman was fatally shot at her home by a police officer when after she allegedly brandished a gun - Full Story
May 07, 2014

Vest saves Calif. deputy shot in chest

A deputy who was shot in the chest while serving eviction papers was saved by his ballistic vest - Full Story
May 07, 2014
Video: Helmet cam released in fatal NM standoff

Video: Helmet cam released in fatal NM standoff

Man barricaded himself inside an Albuquerque home, reportedly threatening his wife and their two children with a gun - Full Story
May 07, 2014
Video: Mo. suspect strikes officer during violent club melee

Video: Mo. suspect strikes officer during violent club melee

Struggle between an intoxicated suspect and an officer is under review by the Springfield Police Department - Full Story
May 07, 2014

Man fired 75 to 80 shots at cops in NM standoff

Incident drew a response from nearly 20 officers from the State Police, Los Lunas Police Department and the Valencia County Sheriff's Office - Full Story



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